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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Manager
Rank 222 227 241
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Manager 1469 1426 1226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.36% 1.26% 1.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.34% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1081 1063 963
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £83,750 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £58,350 £57,500
% change year-on-year
+2.82% +1.47%

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
102508 106760 102483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83937 86285 85691
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 £27,000 £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 March 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 March 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 +10 1381 £65,000 +4.00% 174
London +3 704 £67,500 -2.17% 93
South East -22 267 £62,500 +4.16% 34
City of London +19 184 £70,000 -3.44% 35
Berkshire +10 139 £62,500 +4.16% 6
East of England +47 109 £75,000 +25.00% 9
Reading +44 93 £75,000 +7.14% 2
Yorkshire -3 92 £55,000 - 10
West Midlands +7 66 £60,000 +4.34% 6
West Yorkshire -17 65 £58,750 +2.17% 8
North West +9 64 £55,000 +4.76% 6
South West -18 43 £55,000 +8.91% 15
Birmingham +13 41 £75,000 +18.57% 3
Bristol +16 39 £52,500 - 6
Manchester +2 36 £55,000 - 4
East Midlands +23 35 £58,750 -2.08%
Scotland +32 32 £55,000 -4.34% 11
Buckinghamshire +6 31 £65,000 +36.84% 5
Hertfordshire +10 30 £75,000 -9.09% 1
Surrey -35 30 £55,000 -8.33% 8
Bedfordshire +38 29 £77,500 +34.78% 3
Leeds -41 27 £55,000 - 4
Hampshire -1 23 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Nottinghamshire +14 20 £60,250 -19.66%
Essex +7 20 £75,000 +11.11% 4
Edinburgh +15 19 £55,000 -8.33% 8
Oxfordshire +13 19 £49,500 -29.28% 2
Nottingham +11 18 £57,500 -23.33%
Milton Keynes +1 18 £65,000 +36.84% 4
Suffolk +24 17 - -

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 1201 (40.26%) Project Management
2 951 (31.88%) Finance
3 827 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
3 827 (27.72%) PRINCE2
4 515 (17.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 398 (13.34%) Degree
6 397 (13.31%) Marketing
7 355 (11.90%) Retail
8 333 (11.16%) ITIL
9 324 (10.86%) Microsoft
10 292 (9.79%) Banking
11 290 (9.72%) Scrum
12 289 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
13 288 (9.65%) Waterfall
14 284 (9.52%) Telecoms
15 241 (8.08%) MS Excel
16 227 (7.61%) Service Delivery
17 223 (7.48%) Change Management
18 216 (7.24%) PMI Certification
19 213 (7.14%) Mentoring
20 210 (7.04%) Oracle
21 207 (6.94%) E-Commerce
22 196 (6.57%) Windows
23 191 (6.40%) Coaching
24 175 (5.87%) MS Project
25 163 (5.46%) Risk Management
26 157 (5.26%) CRM
26 157 (5.26%) Analytics
27 150 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
28 147 (4.93%) SAP

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 49 (1.64%) SAS
2 47 (1.58%) SharePoint
3 32 (1.07%) CMS
4 21 (0.70%) WebLogic
5 15 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
6 12 (0.40%) JBoss
6 12 (0.40%) Umbraco
6 12 (0.40%) Lync
7 9 (0.30%) Confluence
8 8 (0.27%) OpenStack
8 8 (0.27%) Drupal
9 7 (0.23%) WorkSite
9 7 (0.23%) WebSphere
9 7 (0.23%) IIS
9 7 (0.23%) WordPress
10 6 (0.20%) MS Exchange
11 5 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.13%) Apache
13 3 (0.10%) MQSeries
13 3 (0.10%) Documentum
Applications
1 241 (8.08%) MS Excel
2 175 (5.87%) MS Project
3 129 (4.32%) MS Office
4 58 (1.94%) MS PowerPoint
5 51 (1.71%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.57%) SPSS
7 14 (0.47%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.20%) InDesign
9 4 (0.13%) PowerPivot
9 4 (0.13%) Open Workbench
10 2 (0.067%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 2 (0.067%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
11 1 (0.034%) InfoPath
11 1 (0.034%) Adobe Premiere
11 1 (0.034%) Windchill
11 1 (0.034%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 33 (1.11%) Oracle EBS
2 25 (0.84%) Google Analytics
3 22 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (0.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 15 (0.50%) Magento
6 14 (0.47%) SAP ERP
6 14 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
7 13 (0.44%) Oracle HRMS
8 12 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
9 11 (0.37%) SAP BPC
9 11 (0.37%) SAP FI/CO
9 11 (0.37%) SAP CO
9 11 (0.37%) SAP FI
10 10 (0.34%) Oracle Retail
11 9 (0.30%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
11 9 (0.30%) Oracle BPM
11 9 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
12 8 (0.27%) Cognos TM1
12 8 (0.27%) thinkFolio
12 8 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 69 (2.31%) SaaS
2 54 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 37 (1.24%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (0.47%) Office 365
5 10 (0.34%) Basecamp
6 9 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
7 6 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (0.20%) PaaS
8 5 (0.17%) IaaS
9 2 (0.067%) Route 53
9 2 (0.067%) CheetahMail
9 2 (0.067%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 2 (0.067%) Taleo
9 2 (0.067%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.067%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.034%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 83 (2.78%) WAN
2 66 (2.21%) Internet
3 49 (1.64%) Firewall
4 48 (1.61%) LAN
5 46 (1.54%) Wireless
6 44 (1.48%) MPLS
7 43 (1.44%) VPN
8 40 (1.34%) Intranet
9 31 (1.04%) Broadband
10 28 (0.94%) DNS
10 28 (0.94%) Extranet
11 25 (0.84%) DHCP
12 22 (0.74%) Ethernet
12 22 (0.74%) VoIP
13 18 (0.60%) TCP/IP
14 14 (0.47%) Frame Relay
14 14 (0.47%) Unified Communications
15 13 (0.44%) SAN
16 9 (0.30%) Network Security
16 9 (0.30%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (3.65%) SQL Server
2 77 (2.58%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (1.31%) Big Data
4 28 (0.94%) MySQL
5 25 (0.84%) Hadoop
6 22 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (0.64%) Relational Database
8 18 (0.60%) Oracle Database
9 17 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
9 17 (0.57%) OLAP
10 16 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 14 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
11 14 (0.47%) DataStage
11 14 (0.47%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 13 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
12 13 (0.44%) RDBMS
13 12 (0.40%) Data Mining
13 12 (0.40%) SAP BI
13 12 (0.40%) Oracle BI EE
14 10 (0.34%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 31 (1.04%) JIRA
2 13 (0.44%) Selenium
2 13 (0.44%) Visual Studio
2 13 (0.44%) Git (software)
2 13 (0.44%) Axure RP
3 11 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (0.37%) QuickTest Pro
4 10 (0.34%) ClearCase
4 10 (0.34%) ClearQuest
4 10 (0.34%) Subversion
4 10 (0.34%) Hudson
5 8 (0.27%) Oracle Forms
6 6 (0.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 5 (0.17%) Dreamweaver
8 3 (0.10%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.067%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.067%) Eclipse
10 1 (0.034%) Ant
10 1 (0.034%) PowerBuilder
10 1 (0.034%) JMeter
General
1 951 (31.88%) Finance
2 397 (13.31%) Marketing
3 355 (11.90%) Retail
4 292 (9.79%) Banking
5 284 (9.52%) Telecoms
6 126 (4.22%) Legal
7 103 (3.45%) Advertising
8 94 (3.15%) Billing
9 93 (3.12%) Manufacturing
10 73 (2.45%) Law
11 53 (1.78%) Pharmaceutical
12 43 (1.44%) Games
13 27 (0.91%) Investment Banking
14 23 (0.77%) Electronics
14 23 (0.77%) Aerospace
15 22 (0.74%) Publishing
16 20 (0.67%) Back Office
17 19 (0.64%) Front Office
18 17 (0.57%) Retail Banking
19 15 (0.50%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (4.22%) .NET
2 68 (2.28%) HTML
3 40 (1.34%) CSS
4 39 (1.31%) XML
5 33 (1.11%) J2EE
6 27 (0.91%) Web Services
7 22 (0.74%) ASP.NET
7 22 (0.74%) jQuery
8 15 (0.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (0.50%) .NET Framework
8 15 (0.50%) Velocity
9 14 (0.47%) Ajax
10 13 (0.44%) SOAP
11 11 (0.37%) Middleware
11 11 (0.37%) Entity Framework
11 11 (0.37%) AngularJS
12 10 (0.34%) HTML5
13 9 (0.30%) Silverlight
13 9 (0.30%) LINQ
13 9 (0.30%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 289 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
2 127 (4.26%) PMI
3 100 (3.35%) Management Information System
4 85 (2.85%) User Experience
5 81 (2.72%) Computer Science
6 79 (2.65%) Mobile App
7 69 (2.31%) Social Media
8 52 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
9 51 (1.71%) Digital Media
10 46 (1.54%) FMCG
11 34 (1.14%) Client/Server
12 22 (0.74%) Credit Risk
13 21 (0.70%) Mathematics
13 21 (0.70%) Open Source
14 20 (0.67%) Tandem
15 19 (0.64%) Statistics
16 18 (0.60%) DTV
16 18 (0.60%) Visualisation
17 17 (0.57%) Life Science
18 16 (0.54%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 196 (6.57%) Windows
2 61 (2.04%) UNIX
2 61 (2.04%) Windows 7
3 46 (1.54%) Linux
4 38 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (0.84%) Windows 8
6 24 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (0.77%) Android
8 21 (0.70%) Apple iOS
9 14 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (0.47%) AIX
10 9 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.30%) Windows Phone
11 6 (0.20%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.10%) Solaris
13 2 (0.067%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1201 (40.26%) Project Management
2 827 (27.72%) PRINCE2
2 827 (27.72%) Agile Software Development
3 515 (17.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 333 (11.16%) ITIL
5 290 (9.72%) Scrum
6 288 (9.65%) Waterfall
7 227 (7.61%) Service Delivery
8 223 (7.48%) Change Management
9 213 (7.14%) Mentoring
10 207 (6.94%) E-Commerce
11 191 (6.40%) Coaching
12 163 (5.46%) Risk Management
13 157 (5.26%) CRM
13 157 (5.26%) Analytics
14 150 (5.03%) Business Intelligence
15 147 (4.93%) Business Development
16 145 (4.86%) Service Management
16 145 (4.86%) Programme Management
17 143 (4.79%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 119 (3.99%) SQL
2 96 (3.22%) Java
3 76 (2.55%) C#
4 53 (1.78%) C
5 44 (1.48%) JavaScript
6 39 (1.31%) PHP
7 27 (0.91%) Python
8 22 (0.74%) Perl
9 19 (0.64%) C++
10 14 (0.47%) T-SQL
11 10 (0.34%) Jython
12 8 (0.27%) VB.NET
12 8 (0.27%) VBA
13 7 (0.23%) Shell Script
13 7 (0.23%) R
14 6 (0.20%) Ruby
14 6 (0.20%) MATLAB
14 6 (0.20%) VB
14 6 (0.20%) COBOL
15 5 (0.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 398 (13.34%) Degree
2 216 (7.24%) PMI Certification
3 133 (4.46%) PMP
4 126 (4.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 118 (3.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 101 (3.39%) Security Cleared
7 82 (2.75%) SC Cleared
8 65 (2.18%) ITIL Certification
9 47 (1.58%) ISEB
10 36 (1.21%) ISTQB
11 32 (1.07%) CISSP
12 31 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
13 30 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
14 29 (0.97%) CCNA
15 26 (0.87%) MAPM
15 26 (0.87%) MBA
16 25 (0.84%) CCNP
17 23 (0.77%) CCIE
18 19 (0.64%) CISM
19 14 (0.47%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (3.22%) SLA
1 96 (3.22%) QA
2 29 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 20 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 19 (0.64%) COBIT
5 17 (0.57%) PMBOK
6 13 (0.44%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 8 (0.27%) Basel II
8 8 (0.27%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.23%) GMP
9 7 (0.23%) Solvency II
10 6 (0.20%) FATCA
11 5 (0.17%) ISO 9000
12 4 (0.13%) GCP
12 4 (0.13%) P3O
12 4 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
13 2 (0.067%) Basel III
13 2 (0.067%) EMIR
14 1 (0.034%) HIPAA
System Software
1 63 (2.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 29 (0.97%) Active Directory
3 26 (0.87%) KVM
4 14 (0.47%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.34%) Samba
6 1 (0.034%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.034%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.034%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 10 (0.34%) Puppet
2 9 (0.30%) Cisco Prime
2 9 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.20%) Cisco IPCC
3 6 (0.20%) Graphite
4 4 (0.13%) SCCM
5 2 (0.067%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.067%) HAProxy
6 1 (0.034%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.034%) SCOM
6 1 (0.034%) Cisco UCCE
6 1 (0.034%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.034%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.034%) WSUS
6 1 (0.034%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 324 (10.86%) Microsoft
2 210 (7.04%) Oracle
3 147 (4.93%) SAP
4 94 (3.15%) VMware
5 54 (1.81%) Cisco
6 52 (1.74%) Google
7 50 (1.68%) Citrix
8 37 (1.24%) HP
9 34 (1.14%) IBM
10 26 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
11 21 (0.70%) Tableau
12 18 (0.60%) hybris
12 18 (0.60%) ATG
12 18 (0.60%) Ab Initio
12 18 (0.60%) Cognizant
13 15 (0.50%) Informatica
13 15 (0.50%) Business Objects
13 15 (0.50%) Demandware
14 14 (0.47%) Remedy
15 13 (0.44%) Sage
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Posted: 9 hours ago
London
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £34000 - £36000 per annum
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South East
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Salary: £70k - 100k+
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £70k - 100k+
Posted: 11 hours ago
UK
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
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Salary: £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum + attractive benefits package
Posted: 14 hours ago
UK
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Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + car + benefits!
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Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
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Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
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Central London / West End
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £53000 - £68000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
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Salary: £71000 - £81000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
UK
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Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £100,000 to £150,000 per annum
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