The table below looks at the statistics for the Research Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Research Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Research Manager
Rank 894 900 864
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Manager 5 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.004% 0.005% 0.012%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.005% 0.005% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 13
Average salary £38,750 £41,565 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.77% -12.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,750 £41,565 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £54,469 £56,606
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £41,565 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-15.79% -16.87%

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
105270 103197 109388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.69% 94.68% 95.31%
Number of salaries quoted 87760 83673 94207
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £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%

Research Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Research Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Research Manager
Salary Trend

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

Research Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Research Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Research Manager over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 within the UK.

Research Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Research Manager
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Research Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 22 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 -2 4 £42,500 -29.16%
London -3 2 £42,500 -
South Wales -1 1 £27,500 -33.83%
Wales -3 1 £27,500 -33.83%
Cardiff -4 1 £27,500 -33.83%
Macclesfield - 1 £35,000 -
Weybridge - 1 £77,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £35,000 -
Surrey - 1 £77,500 -
North West - 1 £35,000 -
South East - 1 £77,500 -

Research Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Research 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 Research Manager in their job title.

1 6 (35.29%) Statistical Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Market Research
2 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (23.53%) Marketing
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
4 3 (17.65%) Data Management
4 3 (17.65%) MBA
4 3 (17.65%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) PhD
4 3 (17.65%) MATLAB
4 3 (17.65%) Predictive Modelling
4 3 (17.65%) Big Data
4 3 (17.65%) Analytics
4 3 (17.65%) Statistics
5 2 (11.76%) Internet of Things
5 2 (11.76%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (11.76%) Internet
5 2 (11.76%) Finance
5 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
5 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
5 2 (11.76%) Psychology
5 2 (11.76%) Business Development
5 2 (11.76%) Life Science
5 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
5 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (11.76%) Video Analytics
6 1 (5.88%) R
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) Computer Science

Research Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Research 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 Research Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Big Data
General
1 4 (23.53%) Marketing
2 2 (11.76%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Games
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Statistics
3 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 2 (11.76%) Psychology
3 2 (11.76%) Internet of Things
3 2 (11.76%) Life Science
4 1 (5.88%) Social Media
4 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Statistical Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Market Research
3 3 (17.65%) Predictive Modelling
3 3 (17.65%) Data Management
3 3 (17.65%) Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Big Data Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Video Analytics
4 2 (11.76%) Business Development
4 2 (11.76%) Resource Management
4 2 (11.76%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) Social Media Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) SQL
1 3 (17.65%) MATLAB
2 1 (5.88%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Degree
2 3 (17.65%) PhD
2 3 (17.65%) MBA