The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Manager
Rank 146 133 123
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Manager 26 26 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.70% 0.84% 0.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.89% 1.01%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 22
Average salary £56,250 £55,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £36,000 £52,750
10% offered a salary of more than £76,750 £66,000 £74,750
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%
Senior Manager
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3532 2912 2969
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.84% 94.61% 93.81%
Number of salaries quoted 2263 1916 2058
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,744
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Senior Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior Manager in the job title across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Senior Manager
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Manager across the Scotland region.

Senior Manager Salary Trend in Scotland

Senior Manager
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Manager across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014.

Senior Manager Salary Histogram in Scotland

Senior Manager
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 2 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -7 10 £75,000 +25.00% 12
Glasgow -3 9 £49,750 -9.54% 1
Stirling -17 3 £47,500 -
Dundee - 2 £42,500 -
Aberdeen - 1 £70,000 -
Midlothian - 1 - -
Senior Manager
UK

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Manager in their job title.

1 19 (41.30%) Project Management
2 18 (39.13%) Finance
3 12 (26.09%) PRINCE2
4 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (21.74%) Banking
5 8 (17.39%) Oracle
6 7 (15.22%) SQL
6 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (15.22%) Line Management
7 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
7 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
8 5 (10.87%) Java
8 5 (10.87%) Sybase
8 5 (10.87%) Legal
8 5 (10.87%) MS PowerPoint
8 5 (10.87%) Statistics
9 4 (8.70%) Project Planning
9 4 (8.70%) Degree
9 4 (8.70%) Investment Banking
9 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
9 4 (8.70%) Migration
10 3 (6.52%) Python
10 3 (6.52%) Fixed Income
10 3 (6.52%) Asset Management
10 3 (6.52%) QA
10 3 (6.52%) MS Project
10 3 (6.52%) UNIX
10 3 (6.52%) Linux
10 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region that cited Senior Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.35%) IIS
1 2 (4.35%) Apache
1 2 (4.35%) Tomcat
1 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.35%) nginx
1 2 (4.35%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (10.87%) MS Excel
1 5 (10.87%) MS PowerPoint
2 3 (6.52%) MS Project
3 2 (4.35%) MS Office
3 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) SAP ERP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.35%) MySQL
1 2 (4.35%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
1 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 18 (39.13%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Banking
3 5 (10.87%) Legal
4 4 (8.70%) Investment Banking
5 3 (6.52%) Front Office
6 1 (2.17%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.17%) XML
1 1 (2.17%) FpML
1 1 (2.17%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Statistics
2 3 (6.52%) Fixed Income
3 2 (4.35%) Client/Server
3 2 (4.35%) Reference Data
3 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Linux
1 3 (6.52%) UNIX
2 2 (4.35%) Windows
2 2 (4.35%) Solaris
2 2 (4.35%) Ubuntu
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.35%) OpenSolaris
2 2 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (41.30%) Project Management
2 12 (26.09%) PRINCE2
3 10 (21.74%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (15.22%) Line Management
5 6 (13.04%) Waterfall
6 4 (8.70%) Project Planning
6 4 (8.70%) Business Analysis
6 4 (8.70%) Migration
7 3 (6.52%) Service Delivery
7 3 (6.52%) Change Management
7 3 (6.52%) Asset Management
7 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.52%) Mentoring
7 3 (6.52%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.35%) Test Strategy
8 2 (4.35%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (4.35%) Coaching
8 2 (4.35%) Information Assurance
8 2 (4.35%) Penetration Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (15.22%) SQL
2 5 (10.87%) Java
3 3 (6.52%) Python
3 3 (6.52%) Bash Shell
4 2 (4.35%) PowerShell
4 2 (4.35%) VBA
4 2 (4.35%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.35%) Perl
5 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
5 1 (2.17%) Korn
5 1 (2.17%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (8.70%) Degree
3 3 (6.52%) PMP
3 3 (6.52%) PMI Certification
4 1 (2.17%) CISA
4 1 (2.17%) CISM
4 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
4 1 (2.17%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
1 2 (4.35%) vSphere
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Sybase
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) Dell
4 2 (4.35%) NetApp
4 2 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 2 (4.35%) Bloomberg
4 2 (4.35%) Cognos
4 2 (4.35%) Cisco
4 2 (4.35%) VMware
4 2 (4.35%) Veeam
5 1 (2.17%) SAP
5 1 (2.17%) Primavera
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