The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Manager
Rank 213 246 258
Rank change year-on-year
+33 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Manager 1444 1206 1177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.36% 1.18% 1.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.44% 1.24% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1130 840 989
Average salary £64,500 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.20% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
- +9.09%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 £27,500 £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%

Senior Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior Manager
Salary Trend

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

Senior Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Senior Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior Manager over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 within the UK.

Senior Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 January 2015. 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 +30 1358 £65,000 +4.00% 202
London +51 727 £65,000 -3.70% 97
South East -2 238 £60,000 - 35
City of London +34 163 £65,000 -3.70% 39
Berkshire +28 94 £60,000 -3.22% 12
North West +24 90 £63,000 +26.00% 15
East of England +1 77 £65,000 +8.33% 16
West Midlands +34 72 £57,500 -4.16% 7
Yorkshire -48 69 £58,750 +2.17% 12
Manchester +21 60 £65,000 +30.00% 8
Surrey -15 47 £55,000 -12.00% 1
West Yorkshire -57 47 £60,000 +4.34% 10
East Midlands +29 40 £55,000 -12.00% 6
Birmingham +26 39 £65,000 +36.84% 2
South West -18 35 £55,000 -0.90% 14
Reading +17 34 £60,000 -3.22% 6
Scotland -3 29 £63,000 +5.00% 4
Bristol +16 28 £55,000 -8.33% 11
Leeds -69 25 £75,000 +30.43% 6
Bedfordshire +32 24 £77,500 +40.90% 4
Hertfordshire 0 22 £65,000 +4.00% 4
Kent +2 21 £65,000 +52.94% 3
Buckinghamshire +10 20 £65,000 +20.03% 4
Hampshire -17 18 £47,500 -13.63% 7
Bedford +22 17 £77,500 +40.90% 1
Oxfordshire +2 17 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Bracknell -5 17 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Essex -10 17 £70,000 -6.66% 1
Slough +9 16 £65,000 -8.77%
Wales -4 16 £55,000 - 3

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 1318 (44.30%) Project Management
2 989 (33.24%) Finance
3 896 (30.12%) PRINCE2
4 762 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
5 480 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 382 (12.84%) Marketing
7 367 (12.34%) Degree
8 348 (11.70%) ITIL
9 288 (9.68%) Waterfall
10 286 (9.61%) Microsoft
11 284 (9.55%) Scrum
11 284 (9.55%) Retail
12 268 (9.01%) Banking
13 263 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
14 250 (8.40%) Service Delivery
15 245 (8.24%) PMI Certification
16 235 (7.90%) Telecoms
17 231 (7.76%) Mentoring
18 226 (7.60%) MS Excel
19 207 (6.96%) Change Management
20 198 (6.66%) Oracle
21 195 (6.55%) E-Commerce
22 190 (6.39%) MS Project
23 189 (6.35%) Programme Management
24 174 (5.85%) SAP
25 168 (5.65%) Risk Management
26 166 (5.58%) Service Management
26 166 (5.58%) Coaching
27 164 (5.51%) Windows
28 154 (5.18%) Analytics

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 56 (1.88%) SAS
2 53 (1.78%) SharePoint
3 34 (1.14%) CMS
4 25 (0.84%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (0.50%) Umbraco
5 15 (0.50%) WebLogic
6 13 (0.44%) Lync
7 11 (0.37%) JBoss
8 10 (0.34%) MS Exchange
9 9 (0.30%) Drupal
10 8 (0.27%) MS Project Server
10 8 (0.27%) Confluence
11 7 (0.24%) WordPress
12 5 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2007
12 5 (0.17%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.17%) IIS
13 4 (0.13%) Documentum
13 4 (0.13%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.10%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 226 (7.60%) MS Excel
2 190 (6.39%) MS Project
3 115 (3.87%) MS Office
4 52 (1.75%) MS Visio
4 52 (1.75%) MS PowerPoint
5 21 (0.71%) Photoshop
6 17 (0.57%) SPSS
7 6 (0.20%) PowerPivot
8 5 (0.17%) InDesign
9 4 (0.13%) Open Workbench
9 4 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.034%) OmniGraffle
10 1 (0.034%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.034%) Windchill
10 1 (0.034%) Stata
Business Applications
1 30 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 27 (0.91%) Google Analytics
2 27 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 21 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 20 (0.67%) Magento
5 17 (0.57%) SAP ERP
6 16 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
7 15 (0.50%) Oracle Financials
8 14 (0.47%) Oracle Retail
9 13 (0.44%) Oracle HRMS
10 11 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
11 10 (0.34%) SAP BPC
11 10 (0.34%) Oracle BPM
12 9 (0.30%) CA Clarity
12 9 (0.30%) SAP FI
12 9 (0.30%) SAP CO
12 9 (0.30%) Oracle ERP
12 9 (0.30%) SAP FI/CO
13 7 (0.24%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 7 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 54 (1.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (1.65%) SaaS
3 14 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 11 (0.37%) Office 365
4 11 (0.37%) Basecamp
5 5 (0.17%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.067%) Taleo
6 2 (0.067%) PaaS
6 2 (0.067%) Heroku
6 2 (0.067%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 57 (1.92%) WAN
2 56 (1.88%) Internet
3 35 (1.18%) Wireless
4 30 (1.01%) MPLS
5 28 (0.94%) LAN
6 26 (0.87%) SAN
7 25 (0.84%) Intranet
7 25 (0.84%) VPN
8 24 (0.81%) Unified Communications
8 24 (0.81%) DNS
8 24 (0.81%) DHCP
8 24 (0.81%) Ethernet
9 20 (0.67%) Firewall
10 18 (0.61%) Broadband
11 17 (0.57%) VoIP
11 17 (0.57%) Extranet
12 13 (0.44%) MVNO
13 12 (0.40%) Frame Relay
13 12 (0.40%) TCP/IP
14 11 (0.37%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (3.23%) SQL Server
2 74 (2.49%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (1.04%) Big Data
4 29 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 25 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (0.67%) SQL Server 2008
7 19 (0.64%) MySQL
8 16 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 16 (0.54%) Relational Database
9 13 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
9 13 (0.44%) Oracle Reports
10 12 (0.40%) SQL Server 2000
10 12 (0.40%) DataStage
10 12 (0.40%) OLAP
10 12 (0.40%) RDBMS
11 11 (0.37%) Hadoop
12 9 (0.30%) SAP BI
12 9 (0.30%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (0.30%) SAP BW
13 8 (0.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (0.97%) JIRA
2 15 (0.50%) Git (software)
2 15 (0.50%) Visual Studio
2 15 (0.50%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (0.47%) Subversion
3 14 (0.47%) Axure RP
4 13 (0.44%) Selenium
5 12 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (0.40%) Hudson
6 11 (0.37%) ClearCase
6 11 (0.37%) ClearQuest
7 6 (0.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
8 5 (0.17%) Dreamweaver
8 5 (0.17%) TestDirector
9 3 (0.10%) NUnit
10 2 (0.067%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.067%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.034%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.034%) Apache Ivy
11 1 (0.034%) Mercurial
General
1 989 (33.24%) Finance
2 382 (12.84%) Marketing
3 284 (9.55%) Retail
4 268 (9.01%) Banking
5 235 (7.90%) Telecoms
6 107 (3.60%) Advertising
7 101 (3.39%) Legal
8 92 (3.09%) Manufacturing
9 83 (2.79%) Billing
10 57 (1.92%) Games
11 45 (1.51%) Law
12 38 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
13 35 (1.18%) Aerospace
14 24 (0.81%) Investment Banking
15 23 (0.77%) Publishing
16 22 (0.74%) Financial Institution
17 19 (0.64%) Retail Banking
18 17 (0.57%) Back Office
18 17 (0.57%) Electronics
19 13 (0.44%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (3.23%) .NET
2 63 (2.12%) HTML
3 38 (1.28%) J2EE
4 36 (1.21%) CSS
5 31 (1.04%) XML
6 28 (0.94%) Web Services
7 20 (0.67%) ASP.NET
7 20 (0.67%) Velocity
8 17 (0.57%) jQuery
9 15 (0.50%) .NET Framework
10 14 (0.47%) Middleware
11 12 (0.40%) HTML5
12 10 (0.34%) Ajax
13 9 (0.30%) AngularJS
14 8 (0.27%) SOAP
14 8 (0.27%) Java EE
14 8 (0.27%) Silverlight
14 8 (0.27%) LINQ
14 8 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (0.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 263 (8.84%) Analytical Skills
2 138 (4.64%) PMI
3 101 (3.39%) User Experience
4 96 (3.23%) Management Information System
5 89 (2.99%) Mobile App
6 74 (2.49%) Social Media
7 61 (2.05%) Digital Media
8 56 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
9 49 (1.65%) Computer Science
10 42 (1.41%) FMCG
11 25 (0.84%) Tandem
12 22 (0.74%) Client/Server
12 22 (0.74%) IPTV
13 21 (0.71%) Life Science
14 20 (0.67%) DTV
14 20 (0.67%) Mathematics
14 20 (0.67%) Credit Risk
15 18 (0.61%) iPhone
15 18 (0.61%) Video on Demand
15 18 (0.61%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 164 (5.51%) Windows
2 51 (1.71%) UNIX
3 43 (1.45%) Windows 7
4 33 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (1.08%) Apple iOS
6 31 (1.04%) Android
7 22 (0.74%) Linux
7 22 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
8 21 (0.71%) Windows 8
9 14 (0.47%) Windows Phone
10 13 (0.44%) AIX
11 7 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.13%) Solaris
13 2 (0.067%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.067%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1318 (44.30%) Project Management
2 896 (30.12%) PRINCE2
3 762 (25.61%) Agile Software Development
4 480 (16.13%) Stakeholder Management
5 348 (11.70%) ITIL
6 288 (9.68%) Waterfall
7 284 (9.55%) Scrum
8 250 (8.40%) Service Delivery
9 231 (7.76%) Mentoring
10 207 (6.96%) Change Management
11 195 (6.55%) E-Commerce
12 189 (6.35%) Programme Management
13 168 (5.65%) Risk Management
14 166 (5.58%) Service Management
14 166 (5.58%) Coaching
15 154 (5.18%) Analytics
16 153 (5.14%) Line Management
17 150 (5.04%) Business Intelligence
18 149 (5.01%) CRM
19 146 (4.91%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 113 (3.80%) SQL
2 101 (3.39%) Java
3 62 (2.08%) C#
4 44 (1.48%) C
5 36 (1.21%) JavaScript
6 25 (0.84%) PHP
7 22 (0.74%) Python
8 16 (0.54%) Perl
9 14 (0.47%) T-SQL
10 11 (0.37%) VB
10 11 (0.37%) Jython
11 10 (0.34%) PL/SQL
12 9 (0.30%) VBA
13 7 (0.24%) C++
14 6 (0.20%) VB.NET
15 4 (0.13%) R
16 3 (0.10%) Apex Code
16 3 (0.10%) VBScript
16 3 (0.10%) COBOL
17 2 (0.067%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 367 (12.34%) Degree
2 245 (8.24%) PMI Certification
3 145 (4.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 144 (4.84%) PMP
5 124 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 110 (3.70%) Security Cleared
7 86 (2.89%) SC Cleared
8 68 (2.29%) ISEB
9 64 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
10 40 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
11 39 (1.31%) ISTQB
12 26 (0.87%) MAPM
13 22 (0.74%) MBA
13 22 (0.74%) CISSP
14 18 (0.61%) APMP
15 15 (0.50%) DV Cleared
15 15 (0.50%) CISA
16 13 (0.44%) MCSE
16 13 (0.44%) CISM
17 11 (0.37%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (3.60%) QA
2 77 (2.59%) SLA
3 24 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.34%) COBIT
5 9 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 7 (0.24%) Basel II
7 5 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 5 (0.17%) GCP
8 4 (0.13%) ISO 9000
8 4 (0.13%) Solvency II
9 3 (0.10%) FATCA
10 2 (0.067%) COSO
10 2 (0.067%) BS25999
10 2 (0.067%) Basel III
11 1 (0.034%) P3O
11 1 (0.034%) EMIR
11 1 (0.034%) Dodd-Frank
11 1 (0.034%) FINREP
System Software
1 39 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (0.77%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.34%) Samba
4 6 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (0.20%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.17%) vSphere
6 2 (0.067%) XenServer
6 2 (0.067%) vCloud
7 1 (0.034%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.034%) Nmap
7 1 (0.034%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (0.27%) Cisco IPCC
2 4 (0.13%) SCCM
3 3 (0.10%) Cisco Prime
3 3 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.034%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.034%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.034%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.034%) Puppet
4 1 (0.034%) ZABBIX
4 1 (0.034%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.034%) SCOM
4 1 (0.034%) WSUS
4 1 (0.034%) Nessus
4 1 (0.034%) WebInspect
4 1 (0.034%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (0.034%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 286 (9.61%) Microsoft
2 198 (6.66%) Oracle
3 174 (5.85%) SAP
4 76 (2.55%) VMware
5 51 (1.71%) Citrix
6 44 (1.48%) Cisco
7 42 (1.41%) Google
8 33 (1.11%) HP
9 29 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (0.74%) Sage
10 22 (0.74%) IBM
11 19 (0.64%) hybris
12 17 (0.57%) Business Objects
12 17 (0.57%) Cognizant
13 16 (0.54%) Ab Initio
13 16 (0.54%) Remedy
14 14 (0.47%) Informatica
14 14 (0.47%) DoubleClick
15 13 (0.44%) Tableau
15 13 (0.44%) PeopleSoft
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 hours ago
North London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 Per Annum holidays, pension and excellent be
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £120,000 to £150,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
JM
Salary: £1 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Salary: £55001 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Heat Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum Car Allowance £4,200pa
Posted: 7 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + Bonus+Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £65000 - £800000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £60000 Per Annum + car and benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Arrows Group
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Negotiable depending on experience
Posted: 8 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Resource Management
Salary: £50000 - £54000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Ace European Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
Telford, Shropshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago