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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Manager
Rank 228 204 241
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Manager 1392 1498 1339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.24% 1.40% 1.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 1.49% 1.20%
Number of salaries quoted 982 1127 1111
Average salary £62,500 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £90,000 £82,650
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £59,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-2.54% +2.60%

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
106380 100644 111753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.43% 94.27% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 86153 83636 95338
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £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 £68,500 £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 17 September 2014 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 17 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
England -35 1305 £62,500 -3.84% 186
London -34 656 £70,000 - 81
South East -11 230 £57,500 -8.00% 36
City of London -26 140 £67,500 -3.57% 24
North West +18 91 £47,500 -13.63% 17
Berkshire +23 78 £60,000 -4.76% 7
West Midlands -9 73 £65,000 +13.04% 9
East of England -28 72 £70,000 +23.34% 12
Yorkshire -17 67 £45,000 - 10
West Yorkshire -14 59 £45,000 - 9
Manchester +15 58 £45,000 -14.28% 10
Leeds -8 55 £45,000 - 7
South West -33 51 £55,500 +0.90% 10
West Sussex - 39 £52,500 - 2
Birmingham +2 37 £65,000 +8.33% 6
East Midlands -10 35 £65,000 +44.44% 10
Reading +5 32 £60,000 -7.69% 3
Hertfordshire -2 32 £70,000 +4.47% 5
Surrey -29 32 £57,500 -8.00% 5
Buckinghamshire +9 30 £60,000 -17.24% 3
Scotland -2 26 £58,250 -0.85% 8
Essex +14 25 £70,000 +55.55% 4
Wiltshire +9 25 £46,250 -15.90% 5
Wales +21 24 £58,750 +17.50% 1
Horsham - 19 £52,500 -
Milton Keynes +2 18 £67,500 +3.84% 3
Swindon +2 18 £55,000 +2.32% 3
Slough +6 15 £60,000 -5.88%
Derbyshire 0 15 £77,500 +80.23% 2
Cheshire -5 15 £65,000 +18.18% 3

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 1328 (43.41%) Project Management
2 1142 (37.33%) Finance
3 866 (28.31%) PRINCE2
4 681 (22.26%) Agile Software Development
5 483 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 444 (14.51%) Degree
7 406 (13.27%) Marketing
8 312 (10.20%) Retail
9 289 (9.45%) Risk Management
10 282 (9.22%) ITIL
11 276 (9.02%) Banking
12 260 (8.50%) Microsoft
13 249 (8.14%) Scrum
14 237 (7.75%) Telecoms
15 227 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
16 225 (7.36%) Programme Management
17 223 (7.29%) PMI Certification
18 216 (7.06%) Oracle
19 204 (6.67%) MS Excel
20 199 (6.51%) Service Delivery
21 198 (6.47%) Mentoring
22 194 (6.34%) E-Commerce
23 187 (6.11%) Change Management
24 185 (6.05%) Line Management
25 184 (6.02%) Business Development
26 182 (5.95%) CRM
27 180 (5.88%) Waterfall
28 176 (5.75%) MS Project
29 170 (5.56%) Analytics
30 169 (5.52%) Security Cleared

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 50 (1.63%) SharePoint
2 49 (1.60%) CMS
3 42 (1.37%) SAS
4 28 (0.92%) MS Project Server
5 21 (0.69%) MS Exchange
6 13 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (0.42%) WebSphere
7 12 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
7 12 (0.39%) Lync
8 10 (0.33%) Apache
9 8 (0.26%) IIS
9 8 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (0.23%) Drupal
10 7 (0.23%) Confluence
11 5 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
12 4 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2000
12 4 (0.13%) nginx
12 4 (0.13%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.065%) WordPress
Applications
1 204 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 176 (5.75%) MS Project
3 104 (3.40%) MS Office
4 67 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 56 (1.83%) MS Visio
6 19 (0.62%) Photoshop
7 9 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
8 8 (0.26%) InDesign
8 8 (0.26%) Adobe Premiere
9 5 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.13%) SPSS
11 2 (0.065%) S-PLUS
11 2 (0.065%) FastStats
12 1 (0.033%) FrameMaker
12 1 (0.033%) Stata
Business Applications
1 28 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
1 28 (0.92%) Google Analytics
2 21 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.56%) HFM
3 17 (0.56%) Hyperion Planning
4 16 (0.52%) SAP BPC
4 16 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 14 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
6 13 (0.42%) Oracle EBS R12
7 12 (0.39%) SAP CRM
8 11 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
9 10 (0.33%) SAP SD
9 10 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
9 10 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
9 10 (0.33%) Temenos T24
10 9 (0.29%) Tridion
11 8 (0.26%) SAP FI
11 8 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
11 8 (0.26%) SAP CO
11 8 (0.26%) CA Clarity
Cloud Services
1 66 (2.16%) SaaS
2 15 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.29%) Office 365
5 6 (0.20%) PaaS
6 5 (0.16%) Basecamp
6 5 (0.16%) IaaS
6 5 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.065%) Heroku
8 1 (0.033%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.033%) CheetahMail
Communications & Networking
1 77 (2.52%) Internet
2 43 (1.41%) WAN
3 31 (1.01%) Unified Communications
4 28 (0.92%) Firewall
5 25 (0.82%) SAN
6 24 (0.78%) LAN
7 23 (0.75%) Wireless
8 22 (0.72%) DNS
9 18 (0.59%) VoIP
10 17 (0.56%) MVNO
11 15 (0.49%) IP Telephony
12 14 (0.46%) Network Security
13 13 (0.42%) DHCP
14 12 (0.39%) TCP/IP
14 12 (0.39%) Cisco IPT
15 9 (0.29%) VPN
15 9 (0.29%) Broadband
16 8 (0.26%) 4G
17 7 (0.23%) NAS
17 7 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (2.45%) Data Warehouse
2 60 (1.96%) SQL Server
3 32 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 31 (1.01%) Relational Database
5 30 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 24 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 24 (0.78%) Big Data
7 20 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
7 20 (0.65%) RDBMS
8 18 (0.59%) Essbase
9 17 (0.56%) QlikView
9 17 (0.56%) Oracle Database
10 16 (0.52%) MySQL
10 16 (0.52%) OLAP
11 12 (0.39%) Oracle OLAP
12 11 (0.36%) PerformancePoint
13 10 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
14 9 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
15 5 (0.16%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 39 (1.27%) JIRA
2 16 (0.52%) QuickTest Pro
3 14 (0.46%) Subversion
4 10 (0.33%) Selenium
5 8 (0.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.26%) NUnit
6 6 (0.20%) Cucumber
6 6 (0.20%) Jenkins
7 5 (0.16%) WatiN
7 5 (0.16%) WebDriver
8 4 (0.13%) FitNesse
8 4 (0.13%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.13%) Hudson
8 4 (0.13%) CruiseControl
9 3 (0.098%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.098%) TestDirector
9 3 (0.098%) Maven
9 3 (0.098%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.098%) SoapUI
10 2 (0.065%) WiX
General
1 1142 (37.33%) Finance
2 406 (13.27%) Marketing
3 312 (10.20%) Retail
4 276 (9.02%) Banking
5 237 (7.75%) Telecoms
6 105 (3.43%) Legal
7 98 (3.20%) Advertising
8 76 (2.48%) Law
9 63 (2.06%) Manufacturing
10 51 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 46 (1.50%) Back Office
11 46 (1.50%) Games
12 43 (1.41%) Investment Banking
13 34 (1.11%) Billing
14 30 (0.98%) Retail Banking
15 29 (0.95%) Publishing
16 27 (0.88%) Financial Institution
17 26 (0.85%) Front Office
18 16 (0.52%) Aerospace
18 16 (0.52%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (3.89%) .NET
2 68 (2.22%) HTML
3 47 (1.54%) CSS
4 22 (0.72%) Web Services
4 22 (0.72%) XML
5 21 (0.69%) HTML5
6 17 (0.56%) CSS3
6 17 (0.56%) J2EE
6 17 (0.56%) ASP.NET
7 13 (0.42%) ATL
7 13 (0.42%) Middleware
7 13 (0.42%) SailPoint
8 12 (0.39%) jQuery
9 11 (0.36%) Oracle Fusion
10 10 (0.33%) JSP
10 10 (0.33%) J2ME
11 9 (0.29%) SAML
11 9 (0.29%) Apache Flex
11 9 (0.29%) OAuth
11 9 (0.29%) OpenID
Miscellaneous
1 227 (7.42%) Analytical Skills
2 142 (4.64%) Management Information System
3 129 (4.22%) PMI
4 78 (2.55%) Mobile App
5 76 (2.48%) Computer Science
6 49 (1.60%) User Experience
7 47 (1.54%) Social Media
8 45 (1.47%) FMCG
9 36 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 33 (1.08%) NHS
11 29 (0.95%) Digital Media
12 22 (0.72%) Mathematics
13 19 (0.62%) Credit Risk
13 19 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 19 (0.62%) Statistics
14 15 (0.49%) Derivative
15 14 (0.46%) Economics
15 14 (0.46%) IPTV
16 13 (0.42%) DTV
16 13 (0.42%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 98 (3.20%) Windows
2 36 (1.18%) Linux
2 36 (1.18%) Android
2 36 (1.18%) Apple iOS
3 24 (0.78%) UNIX
4 19 (0.62%) Windows 7
5 18 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (0.42%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.20%) Solaris
8 5 (0.16%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.13%) AIX
9 4 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (0.098%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.098%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.065%) Mac OS X Server
11 2 (0.065%) OpenSolaris
11 2 (0.065%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.033%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 1328 (43.41%) Project Management
2 866 (28.31%) PRINCE2
3 681 (22.26%) Agile Software Development
4 483 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 289 (9.45%) Risk Management
6 282 (9.22%) ITIL
7 249 (8.14%) Scrum
8 225 (7.36%) Programme Management
9 199 (6.51%) Service Delivery
10 198 (6.47%) Mentoring
11 194 (6.34%) E-Commerce
12 187 (6.11%) Change Management
13 185 (6.05%) Line Management
14 184 (6.02%) Business Development
15 182 (5.95%) CRM
16 180 (5.88%) Waterfall
17 170 (5.56%) Analytics
18 151 (4.94%) People Management
19 149 (4.87%) Product Management
20 143 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 164 (5.36%) SQL
2 99 (3.24%) Java
3 68 (2.22%) C#
4 55 (1.80%) C
5 31 (1.01%) JavaScript
6 29 (0.95%) C++
7 22 (0.72%) PHP
8 15 (0.49%) Objective-C
9 11 (0.36%) VB
9 11 (0.36%) T-SQL
10 10 (0.33%) PL/SQL
10 10 (0.33%) Perl
10 10 (0.33%) Bash Shell
11 8 (0.26%) R
11 8 (0.26%) Python
12 7 (0.23%) VBA
13 4 (0.13%) Shell Script
13 4 (0.13%) Delphi
13 4 (0.13%) PowerShell
14 3 (0.098%) X++
Qualifications
1 444 (14.51%) Degree
2 223 (7.29%) PMI Certification
3 169 (5.52%) Security Cleared
4 163 (5.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 157 (5.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 124 (4.05%) SC Cleared
7 117 (3.82%) PMP
8 76 (2.48%) ISEB
9 68 (2.22%) CISA
10 51 (1.67%) CISSP
11 47 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
12 46 (1.50%) CISM
13 34 (1.11%) ISTQB
14 33 (1.08%) ACCA
15 28 (0.92%) APMP
16 25 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
17 24 (0.78%) CCNA
18 18 (0.59%) Microsoft Certification
19 17 (0.56%) CIMA
20 16 (0.52%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 152 (4.97%) QA
2 61 (1.99%) SLA
3 53 (1.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (0.82%) PCI DSS
5 19 (0.62%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.39%) COBIT
7 7 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 6 (0.20%) ISO 9001
9 4 (0.13%) ISO 9000
9 4 (0.13%) Basel II
9 4 (0.13%) IEC 61508
10 3 (0.098%) COREP
10 3 (0.098%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.065%) FINREP
11 2 (0.065%) COSO
11 2 (0.065%) FATCA
11 2 (0.065%) P3O
11 2 (0.065%) EMIR
11 2 (0.065%) CRD IV
11 2 (0.065%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 36 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 21 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 19 (0.62%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.33%) vSphere
5 5 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
5 5 (0.16%) Nmap
6 4 (0.13%) XenServer
7 3 (0.098%) XenDesktop
7 3 (0.098%) XenApp
7 3 (0.098%) vCloud
8 2 (0.065%) Kerio MailServer
8 2 (0.065%) Samba
9 1 (0.033%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.033%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.033%) HDFS
9 1 (0.033%) NFS
Systems Management
1 10 (0.33%) SCCM
2 6 (0.20%) ZABBIX
2 6 (0.20%) WebInspect
3 5 (0.16%) Backup Exec
3 5 (0.16%) Nessus
3 5 (0.16%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (0.13%) WSUS
5 3 (0.098%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (0.098%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.065%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.065%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.065%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.033%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.033%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.033%) Puppet
7 1 (0.033%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (0.033%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.033%) MOM
7 1 (0.033%) Nagios
7 1 (0.033%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 260 (8.50%) Microsoft
2 216 (7.06%) Oracle
3 147 (4.81%) SAP
4 73 (2.39%) Cisco
5 63 (2.06%) VMware
6 44 (1.44%) Google
6 44 (1.44%) Hyperion
7 34 (1.11%) Fujitsu
8 32 (1.05%) Salesforce.com
9 31 (1.01%) Citrix
10 30 (0.98%) HP
11 25 (0.82%) IBM
12 24 (0.78%) Adobe
13 22 (0.72%) Hitachi
14 19 (0.62%) EPiServer
15 18 (0.59%) Cognos
16 15 (0.49%) BT
16 15 (0.49%) Tableau
17 14 (0.46%) Temenos
18 13 (0.42%) Cognizant
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Flex & Cashable Benefits
Posted: 24 minutes ago
Essex
Experis Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Car + Excellent benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Derbyshire
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + + Car & Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum Generous benefits package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: 3 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brentwood, Essex
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits package
Posted: 17 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Resource Management
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Citrix
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Salary: £71000 - £90000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare, bonus
Posted: 19 hours ago
South East
Venturi
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago