The table below looks at the statistics for the Bid Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Bid Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Bid Manager
Rank 822 825 831
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Bid Manager 75 65 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.059% 0.047%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.063% 0.049%
Number of salaries quoted 39 38 51
Average salary £62,500 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.63% +15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £37,000 £42,650
10% offered a salary of more than £85,500 £70,000 £62,250
UK excluding London average salary £70,000 £43,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+60.91% -3.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106025 103677 110089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.67% 94.68% 95.33%
Number of salaries quoted 88349 84138 94850
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Bid Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Bid Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Bid Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Bid Manager within the UK.

Bid Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Bid Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Bid Manager over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 within the UK.

Bid Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Bid Manager
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bid Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 19 December 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
England +6 73 £62,500 +13.63% 6
South East +28 52 £62,500 +48.80% 5
Berkshire +24 36 £62,500 +31.57% 3
Reading +18 27 £62,500 +31.57% 2
Middlesex - 9 - -
Hertfordshire - 8 £70,000 -
Bracknell - 8 - -
Hemel Hempstead - 8 £70,000 -
East of England - 8 £70,000 -
London +12 6 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Surrey -6 5 £45,000 - 2
East Midlands +22 2 £31,000 -24.84%
Nottinghamshire +9 2 £31,000 -
Mansfield - 2 £31,000 -
City of London +23 1 £45,000 -30.76%
South West -5 1 £45,000 -18.18%
Leeds -6 1 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire -15 1 £42,500 -
Yorkshire -25 1 £42,500 -
Docklands, London - 1 £45,000 -
Bristol - 1 £45,000 -
Slough - 1 £32,500 -

Bid Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Bid 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 Bid Manager in their job title.

1 62 (44.60%) Project Management
2 45 (32.37%) Telecoms
3 43 (30.94%) Finance
4 41 (29.50%) Degree
5 35 (25.18%) Legal
6 30 (21.58%) Risk Management
7 29 (20.86%) MS Office
8 26 (18.71%) Microsoft
9 23 (16.55%) Business Development
10 20 (14.39%) Security Cleared
11 18 (12.95%) SC Cleared
12 17 (12.23%) Electronics
13 16 (11.51%) Matrix Management
13 16 (11.51%) Financial Modelling
13 16 (11.51%) Mentoring
13 16 (11.51%) E-Procurement
14 14 (10.07%) SharePoint
15 12 (8.63%) MS Visio
16 11 (7.91%) MS Excel
16 11 (7.91%) MS Project
16 11 (7.91%) Risk Analysis
16 11 (7.91%) Line Management
17 10 (7.19%) ITIL
17 10 (7.19%) PRINCE2
17 10 (7.19%) CRM
17 10 (7.19%) Marketing
17 10 (7.19%) Cloud Computing
18 9 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
18 9 (6.47%) PMP
18 9 (6.47%) PMI Certification

Bid Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Bid 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 Bid Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (10.07%) SharePoint
Applications
1 29 (20.86%) MS Office
2 12 (8.63%) MS Visio
3 11 (7.91%) MS Excel
3 11 (7.91%) MS Project
4 6 (4.32%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.19%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.44%) SaaS
3 1 (0.72%) PaaS
3 1 (0.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.76%) Broadband
2 4 (2.88%) 3G
2 4 (2.88%) 4G
3 3 (2.16%) LTE
4 2 (1.44%) MVNO
4 2 (1.44%) Wireless
5 1 (0.72%) Radio Access Network
General
1 45 (32.37%) Telecoms
2 43 (30.94%) Finance
3 35 (25.18%) Legal
4 17 (12.23%) Electronics
5 10 (7.19%) Marketing
6 8 (5.76%) Billing
7 7 (5.04%) Advertising
8 2 (1.44%) Local Government
9 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.72%) Publishing
9 1 (0.72%) Retail
9 1 (0.72%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.72%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (0.72%) NHS
1 1 (0.72%) Social Media
1 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (44.60%) Project Management
2 30 (21.58%) Risk Management
3 23 (16.55%) Business Development
4 16 (11.51%) Matrix Management
4 16 (11.51%) Financial Modelling
4 16 (11.51%) Mentoring
4 16 (11.51%) E-Procurement
5 11 (7.91%) Line Management
5 11 (7.91%) Risk Analysis
6 10 (7.19%) ITIL
6 10 (7.19%) PRINCE2
6 10 (7.19%) CRM
7 9 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
8 8 (5.76%) Service Management
9 6 (4.32%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (4.32%) Knowledge Management
10 5 (3.60%) Requirements Management
11 4 (2.88%) Document Management
12 3 (2.16%) Logistics
12 3 (2.16%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 41 (29.50%) Degree
2 20 (14.39%) Security Cleared
3 18 (12.95%) SC Cleared
4 9 (6.47%) PMP
4 9 (6.47%) PMI Certification
5 4 (2.88%) APMP
6 1 (0.72%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.16%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
Systems Management
1 8 (5.76%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 26 (18.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.32%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (2.16%) HP
3 3 (2.16%) Cisco
4 2 (1.44%) IBM
4 2 (1.44%) Dell
4 2 (1.44%) Symantec
5 1 (0.72%) 3PAR
5 1 (0.72%) SAP
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