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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Manager
Rank 230 203 253
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +50
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Manager 1437 1475 1276
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.26% 1.38% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.33% 1.46% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1014 1129 1058
Average salary £63,000 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% +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 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%

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
107654 100894 111399
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.32% 95.20%
Number of salaries quoted 87308 83795 94839
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 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 30 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 -26 1356 £65,000 - 184
London -39 674 £70,000 - 90
South East -9 238 £60,000 -5.06% 25
City of London -28 135 £67,500 -3.57% 33
North West +29 91 £47,500 -13.63% 6
East of England -12 88 £70,000 +27.27% 16
Berkshire +2 79 £60,000 -5.51% 5
West Midlands -9 76 £65,000 +13.04% 12
Yorkshire -15 76 £50,000 +11.11% 20
West Yorkshire -21 63 £48,000 +6.66% 14
Manchester +21 57 £47,500 -7.31% 2
Leeds -8 57 £48,000 +6.66% 12
South West -32 50 £55,250 +0.45% 10
Hertfordshire +7 43 £67,500 +0.74% 8
Birmingham -5 39 £65,000 +4.00% 5
West Sussex +26 35 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Reading -5 33 £62,500 -9.09% 2
Buckinghamshire +23 32 £60,000 -17.24% 6
East Midlands -16 32 £63,750 +41.66% 4
Essex +15 30 £70,000 +55.55% 4
Surrey -24 30 £57,500 -8.00% 4
Wiltshire 0 25 £46,250 -15.90% 2
Scotland -4 25 £52,500 -12.50% 10
Wales +17 23 £58,750 +17.50% 2
Swindon +6 18 £55,000 +2.32% 1
Milton Keynes -1 18 £65,000 -13.33% 2
Horsham - 18 £50,000 -
Cheshire 0 16 £66,250 +20.45% 3
Watford +1 15 £60,000 +4.34% 4
Oxfordshire +4 14 £60,000 +9.09% 4

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 1330 (43.46%) Project Management
2 1130 (36.93%) Finance
3 857 (28.01%) PRINCE2
4 695 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
5 467 (15.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 443 (14.48%) Degree
7 408 (13.33%) Marketing
8 307 (10.03%) Retail
9 303 (9.90%) ITIL
10 280 (9.15%) Risk Management
11 272 (8.89%) Banking
12 262 (8.56%) Microsoft
13 253 (8.27%) Scrum
14 228 (7.45%) PMI Certification
15 224 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
16 220 (7.19%) Telecoms
17 218 (7.12%) Programme Management
18 214 (6.99%) Oracle
19 209 (6.83%) MS Excel
20 206 (6.73%) Service Delivery
21 204 (6.67%) Mentoring
22 191 (6.24%) Line Management
23 187 (6.11%) Change Management
23 187 (6.11%) E-Commerce
24 186 (6.08%) Business Development
24 186 (6.08%) Waterfall
25 175 (5.72%) MS Project
26 174 (5.69%) CRM
27 169 (5.52%) Analytics
28 158 (5.16%) SQL

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 46 (1.50%) CMS
3 41 (1.34%) SAS
4 23 (0.75%) MS Project Server
5 20 (0.65%) MS Exchange
6 13 (0.42%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (0.42%) WebSphere
7 12 (0.39%) Lync
8 10 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
9 9 (0.29%) Apache
10 7 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2007
10 7 (0.23%) Drupal
10 7 (0.23%) Confluence
11 6 (0.20%) IIS
12 5 (0.16%) WebSphere Application Server
12 5 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
13 4 (0.13%) nginx
13 4 (0.13%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2000
14 3 (0.098%) WebLogic
Applications
1 209 (6.83%) MS Excel
2 175 (5.72%) MS Project
3 109 (3.56%) MS Office
4 67 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
5 57 (1.86%) MS Visio
6 18 (0.59%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.23%) InDesign
7 7 (0.23%) Adobe Premiere
8 6 (0.20%) SPSS
9 3 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 3 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.065%) FastStats
10 2 (0.065%) PowerPivot
10 2 (0.065%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.033%) FrameMaker
11 1 (0.033%) Stata
Business Applications
1 27 (0.88%) Google Analytics
2 26 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (0.65%) Dynamics CRM
4 16 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 16 (0.52%) HFM
4 16 (0.52%) Hyperion Planning
5 15 (0.49%) SAP BPC
6 14 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
7 12 (0.39%) SAP CRM
7 12 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (0.39%) Oracle EBS R12
8 11 (0.36%) Magento
9 10 (0.33%) Oracle General Ledger
9 10 (0.33%) Oracle ERP
10 9 (0.29%) Tridion
10 9 (0.29%) SAP SD
10 9 (0.29%) SAP GRC
10 9 (0.29%) Temenos T24
11 8 (0.26%) CA Clarity
11 8 (0.26%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 67 (2.19%) SaaS
2 15 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.33%) Office 365
5 5 (0.16%) Basecamp
5 5 (0.16%) IaaS
5 5 (0.16%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.13%) PaaS
7 2 (0.065%) Heroku
8 1 (0.033%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.033%) CheetahMail
Communications & Networking
1 75 (2.45%) Internet
2 42 (1.37%) WAN
3 31 (1.01%) Unified Communications
4 28 (0.92%) Firewall
5 26 (0.85%) SAN
6 25 (0.82%) LAN
6 25 (0.82%) Wireless
7 23 (0.75%) DNS
8 18 (0.59%) MVNO
9 17 (0.56%) VoIP
10 15 (0.49%) IP Telephony
11 14 (0.46%) Broadband
11 14 (0.46%) DHCP
12 13 (0.42%) Network Security
13 12 (0.39%) MPLS
14 11 (0.36%) TCP/IP
14 11 (0.36%) VPN
14 11 (0.36%) Cisco IPT
15 9 (0.29%) BGP
16 8 (0.26%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
2 59 (1.93%) SQL Server
3 31 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (0.98%) Relational Database
5 29 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 25 (0.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 21 (0.69%) Big Data
8 20 (0.65%) RDBMS
9 18 (0.59%) MySQL
9 18 (0.59%) Oracle BI EE
10 17 (0.56%) Essbase
10 17 (0.56%) Oracle Database
11 15 (0.49%) OLAP
12 13 (0.42%) QlikView
13 11 (0.36%) PerformancePoint
13 11 (0.36%) Oracle OLAP
14 10 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
16 7 (0.23%) Data Mining
17 6 (0.20%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 40 (1.31%) JIRA
2 17 (0.56%) QuickTest Pro
3 15 (0.49%) Subversion
4 8 (0.26%) Selenium
5 7 (0.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (0.20%) Jenkins
6 6 (0.20%) TestDirector
7 5 (0.16%) NUnit
7 5 (0.16%) Visual Studio
7 5 (0.16%) Git (software)
7 5 (0.16%) Hudson
8 4 (0.13%) FitNesse
8 4 (0.13%) CruiseControl
9 3 (0.098%) Maven
9 3 (0.098%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.098%) SoapUI
9 3 (0.098%) Axure RP
9 3 (0.098%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.065%) WiX
10 2 (0.065%) Redmine
General
1 1130 (36.93%) Finance
2 408 (13.33%) Marketing
3 307 (10.03%) Retail
4 272 (8.89%) Banking
5 220 (7.19%) Telecoms
6 101 (3.30%) Advertising
7 96 (3.14%) Legal
8 76 (2.48%) Law
9 62 (2.03%) Manufacturing
10 47 (1.54%) Games
11 43 (1.41%) Back Office
12 42 (1.37%) Pharmaceutical
12 42 (1.37%) Investment Banking
13 34 (1.11%) Billing
14 31 (1.01%) Publishing
15 29 (0.95%) Retail Banking
16 27 (0.88%) Financial Institution
17 24 (0.78%) Front Office
18 22 (0.72%) Aerospace
19 18 (0.59%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (3.69%) .NET
2 66 (2.16%) HTML
3 46 (1.50%) CSS
4 22 (0.72%) XML
5 21 (0.69%) Web Services
6 20 (0.65%) HTML5
7 19 (0.62%) J2EE
8 16 (0.52%) CSS3
9 15 (0.49%) ASP.NET
10 13 (0.42%) ATL
10 13 (0.42%) Middleware
11 12 (0.39%) SailPoint
12 11 (0.36%) jQuery
13 10 (0.33%) Oracle Fusion
13 10 (0.33%) Apache Flex
13 10 (0.33%) JSP
13 10 (0.33%) J2ME
14 8 (0.26%) SAML
14 8 (0.26%) Velocity
14 8 (0.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 224 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
2 139 (4.54%) Management Information System
3 131 (4.28%) PMI
4 84 (2.75%) Mobile App
5 80 (2.61%) Computer Science
6 58 (1.90%) User Experience
7 48 (1.57%) Social Media
8 45 (1.47%) FMCG
9 37 (1.21%) Digital Media
10 34 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
11 29 (0.95%) NHS
12 24 (0.78%) Mathematics
13 21 (0.69%) Statistics
14 20 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 19 (0.62%) Credit Risk
16 15 (0.49%) Visualisation
16 15 (0.49%) IPTV
17 14 (0.46%) Derivative
17 14 (0.46%) Economics
18 13 (0.42%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 103 (3.37%) Windows
2 40 (1.31%) Apple iOS
3 39 (1.27%) Android
4 33 (1.08%) Linux
5 27 (0.88%) UNIX
6 21 (0.69%) Windows 7
7 18 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.23%) Windows Phone
10 6 (0.20%) Solaris
11 5 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.13%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.13%) AIX
12 4 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
13 3 (0.098%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.098%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.065%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.065%) Mac OS X Server
14 2 (0.065%) OpenSolaris
15 1 (0.033%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1330 (43.46%) Project Management
2 857 (28.01%) PRINCE2
3 695 (22.71%) Agile Software Development
4 467 (15.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 303 (9.90%) ITIL
6 280 (9.15%) Risk Management
7 253 (8.27%) Scrum
8 218 (7.12%) Programme Management
9 206 (6.73%) Service Delivery
10 204 (6.67%) Mentoring
11 191 (6.24%) Line Management
12 187 (6.11%) Change Management
12 187 (6.11%) E-Commerce
13 186 (6.08%) Business Development
13 186 (6.08%) Waterfall
14 174 (5.69%) CRM
15 169 (5.52%) Analytics
16 149 (4.87%) People Management
17 146 (4.77%) Business Intelligence
18 140 (4.58%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 158 (5.16%) SQL
2 98 (3.20%) Java
3 61 (1.99%) C#
4 52 (1.70%) C
5 30 (0.98%) JavaScript
6 24 (0.78%) C++
7 23 (0.75%) PHP
8 15 (0.49%) Objective-C
9 14 (0.46%) VB
9 14 (0.46%) PL/SQL
10 12 (0.39%) T-SQL
11 11 (0.36%) Perl
12 10 (0.33%) Bash Shell
13 9 (0.29%) VBA
14 8 (0.26%) Python
15 6 (0.20%) R
16 5 (0.16%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.16%) PowerHouse
17 4 (0.13%) Shell Script
18 3 (0.098%) X++
Qualifications
1 443 (14.48%) Degree
2 228 (7.45%) PMI Certification
3 155 (5.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 155 (5.07%) Security Cleared
4 150 (4.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 124 (4.05%) PMP
6 118 (3.86%) SC Cleared
7 83 (2.71%) ISEB
8 64 (2.09%) CISA
9 54 (1.76%) ITIL Certification
10 48 (1.57%) CISSP
11 43 (1.41%) CISM
12 36 (1.18%) ISTQB
13 31 (1.01%) ACCA
14 27 (0.88%) APMP
15 23 (0.75%) Cisco Certification
16 22 (0.72%) CCNA
17 21 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
18 16 (0.52%) MBA
19 15 (0.49%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (4.87%) QA
2 63 (2.06%) SLA
3 51 (1.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (0.78%) PCI DSS
5 17 (0.56%) Data Quality
6 12 (0.39%) COBIT
7 6 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 6 (0.20%) ISO 9001
8 5 (0.16%) ISO 9000
9 4 (0.13%) Basel II
9 4 (0.13%) IEC 61508
10 3 (0.098%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.098%) COREP
11 2 (0.065%) FINREP
11 2 (0.065%) P3O
11 2 (0.065%) CRD IV
11 2 (0.065%) COSO
12 1 (0.033%) BS25999
12 1 (0.033%) Basel III
12 1 (0.033%) GAAP
System Software
1 36 (1.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 23 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.59%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.33%) vSphere
5 6 (0.20%) XenServer
5 6 (0.20%) Microsoft App-V
6 5 (0.16%) Nmap
7 4 (0.13%) XenDesktop
7 4 (0.13%) vCloud
8 3 (0.098%) XenApp
9 2 (0.065%) Samba
9 2 (0.065%) Kerio MailServer
10 1 (0.033%) HDFS
10 1 (0.033%) NFS
10 1 (0.033%) VMware ESX
10 1 (0.033%) Firmware
10 1 (0.033%) Oracle RAC
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%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.065%) Capistrano
6 2 (0.065%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (0.065%) Data Guard
6 2 (0.065%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.065%) Cisco IPCC
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
Vendors
1 262 (8.56%) Microsoft
2 214 (6.99%) Oracle
3 144 (4.71%) SAP
4 73 (2.39%) Cisco
5 63 (2.06%) VMware
6 42 (1.37%) Google
7 41 (1.34%) Hyperion
8 35 (1.14%) Citrix
9 33 (1.08%) HP
10 31 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
11 28 (0.92%) Fujitsu
12 24 (0.78%) IBM
13 23 (0.75%) Adobe
14 21 (0.69%) Hitachi
15 19 (0.62%) EPiServer
16 16 (0.52%) hybris
16 16 (0.52%) Cognos
17 15 (0.49%) Cognizant
18 14 (0.46%) Capita
18 14 (0.46%) Tableau
UK
Imperative People
Salary: £50000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Inc Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
South East London
FT Select
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £60000.00 per annum + car, pension, bonus and more
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Advantage XPO
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: Excellent DOE
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £475 - £525 Per Day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Car, Bonus + Holiday
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £82000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £65000 to £70000 per annum - Full benefits package
Posted: 10 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 20% Bonus, pension, health care
Posted: 14 hours ago
South East
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Bonus + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum £45,000 TO £70,000 + car + pension,
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Newton Blue
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car and benefits
Posted: Yesterday