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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Manager
Rank 224 235 249
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Manager 1405 1289 1180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.32% 1.21% 1.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 1.28% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1050 923 952
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,515 £60,000 £56,500
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +6.19%

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
100852 100814 101486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.48% 94.87%
Number of salaries quoted 83020 81115 85647
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 4 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 4 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 +4 1320 £65,000 +4.00% 197
London +36 696 £65,000 -7.14% 98
South East -47 221 £61,500 +2.50% 21
City of London +31 172 £65,000 -7.14% 35
Berkshire +11 108 £60,000 -3.22% 6
East of England +27 98 £75,000 +20.00% 11
Yorkshire -30 82 £55,000 - 12
Reading +46 66 £61,250 -18.33% 3
North West -3 65 £57,500 +9.52% 19
West Midlands +3 64 £55,000 -0.90% 13
West Yorkshire -45 60 £60,000 +6.66% 8
Manchester +7 44 £65,000 +23.80% 16
South West -9 44 £55,000 +10.00% 16
Bristol +22 39 £55,000 +4.76% 9
East Midlands +31 38 £56,250 -10.00% 5
Birmingham +6 34 £56,250 -4.25% 6
Surrey -39 33 £55,000 -12.00% 1
Scotland +12 31 £55,000 -6.77% 7
Bedfordshire +31 30 £77,500 +40.90% 4
Leeds -61 26 £60,000 +9.09% 7
Hertfordshire +1 25 £75,000 +11.11% 2
Nottinghamshire +27 20 £57,500 -30.30% 3
Hampshire -14 20 £60,099 -15.65% 3
Nottingham +22 19 £57,500 -30.30% 3
Buckinghamshire +10 19 £65,000 +21.95% 5
Essex 0 17 £75,000 - 3
Bedford +30 15 £77,500 +40.90%
Edinburgh +5 14 £55,000 -8.33% 4
Oxfordshire +1 14 £49,500 -26.66% 2
Wales -7 13 £57,500 +4.54% 1

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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 1305 (42.52%) Project Management
2 1002 (32.65%) Finance
3 895 (29.16%) PRINCE2
4 842 (27.44%) Agile Software Development
5 499 (16.26%) Stakeholder Management
6 401 (13.07%) Marketing
7 392 (12.77%) Degree
8 358 (11.67%) ITIL
9 326 (10.62%) Retail
10 310 (10.10%) Scrum
11 309 (10.07%) Microsoft
12 302 (9.84%) Waterfall
13 290 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
14 278 (9.06%) Banking
15 249 (8.11%) Telecoms
16 247 (8.05%) Service Delivery
17 243 (7.92%) MS Excel
18 232 (7.56%) PMI Certification
19 226 (7.36%) Mentoring
20 212 (6.91%) Change Management
21 208 (6.78%) Oracle
22 200 (6.52%) E-Commerce
23 190 (6.19%) Windows
24 184 (6.00%) MS Project
25 177 (5.77%) Programme Management
26 172 (5.60%) Analytics
27 171 (5.57%) Coaching
28 165 (5.38%) SAP
28 165 (5.38%) Risk Management
29 161 (5.25%) Business Intelligence

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 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 54 (1.76%) SharePoint
2 52 (1.69%) SAS
3 30 (0.98%) CMS
4 21 (0.68%) BizTalk Server
5 19 (0.62%) WebLogic
6 13 (0.42%) Umbraco
6 13 (0.42%) JBoss
7 12 (0.39%) Lync
8 9 (0.29%) Confluence
9 8 (0.26%) Drupal
9 8 (0.26%) OpenStack
10 7 (0.23%) MS Exchange
11 6 (0.20%) IIS
11 6 (0.20%) WordPress
12 5 (0.16%) Sitecore CMS
13 4 (0.13%) Documentum
13 4 (0.13%) Apache
13 4 (0.13%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.13%) WebSphere
14 3 (0.098%) CloudStack
Applications
1 243 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 184 (6.00%) MS Project
3 126 (4.11%) MS Office
4 57 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 52 (1.69%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.65%) SPSS
7 16 (0.52%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.20%) PowerPivot
9 5 (0.16%) InDesign
10 4 (0.13%) Open Workbench
11 3 (0.098%) Spreadsheet
12 1 (0.033%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.033%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.033%) InfoPath
12 1 (0.033%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 31 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
2 28 (0.91%) Google Analytics
3 22 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 20 (0.65%) Magento
5 19 (0.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 15 (0.49%) SAP ERP
6 15 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
7 14 (0.46%) Oracle Financials
8 13 (0.42%) Oracle HRMS
9 12 (0.39%) SAP CO
9 12 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
9 12 (0.39%) SAP FI
9 12 (0.39%) Oracle Retail
10 10 (0.33%) SAP BPC
10 10 (0.33%) Oracle BPM
11 9 (0.29%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 8 (0.26%) Oracle ERP
12 8 (0.26%) Cognos TM1
13 7 (0.23%) Oracle Payables
13 7 (0.23%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 62 (2.02%) SaaS
2 59 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (0.46%) Office 365
5 10 (0.33%) Basecamp
6 9 (0.29%) SuccessFactors
7 8 (0.26%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (0.20%) PaaS
9 4 (0.13%) IaaS
10 2 (0.065%) Taleo
10 2 (0.065%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.065%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.065%) Route 53
10 2 (0.065%) CheetahMail
10 2 (0.065%) Heroku
11 1 (0.033%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 66 (2.15%) WAN
2 61 (1.99%) Internet
3 44 (1.43%) Wireless
4 40 (1.30%) MPLS
5 35 (1.14%) LAN
5 35 (1.14%) VPN
6 33 (1.08%) Intranet
7 30 (0.98%) Broadband
7 30 (0.98%) Firewall
8 26 (0.85%) DNS
8 26 (0.85%) DHCP
9 25 (0.81%) Extranet
9 25 (0.81%) Ethernet
10 20 (0.65%) Unified Communications
11 19 (0.62%) SAN
11 19 (0.62%) TCP/IP
12 18 (0.59%) VoIP
13 14 (0.46%) Frame Relay
14 12 (0.39%) 2G
14 12 (0.39%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (3.62%) SQL Server
2 80 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
3 37 (1.21%) Big Data
4 28 (0.91%) MySQL
4 28 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 22 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 21 (0.68%) Hadoop
7 20 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 17 (0.55%) Relational Database
8 17 (0.55%) OLAP
9 16 (0.52%) Oracle Database
10 14 (0.46%) Oracle Reports
10 14 (0.46%) Oracle BI EE
11 13 (0.42%) SQL Server 2000
12 12 (0.39%) DataStage
12 12 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (0.36%) RDBMS
13 11 (0.36%) Data Mining
14 10 (0.33%) SAP BI
14 10 (0.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 33 (1.08%) JIRA
2 15 (0.49%) Git (software)
2 15 (0.49%) Visual Studio
3 14 (0.46%) Axure RP
4 13 (0.42%) Selenium
4 13 (0.42%) QuickTest Pro
5 12 (0.39%) Subversion
6 11 (0.36%) Hudson
6 11 (0.36%) ClearQuest
6 11 (0.36%) ClearCase
7 10 (0.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (0.20%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 5 (0.16%) TestDirector
9 5 (0.16%) Dreamweaver
10 4 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.065%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.065%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.065%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.033%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.033%) Moq
General
1 1002 (32.65%) Finance
2 401 (13.07%) Marketing
3 326 (10.62%) Retail
4 278 (9.06%) Banking
5 249 (8.11%) Telecoms
6 110 (3.58%) Advertising
7 109 (3.55%) Legal
8 95 (3.10%) Manufacturing
9 87 (2.83%) Billing
10 61 (1.99%) Law
11 46 (1.50%) Games
12 44 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
13 30 (0.98%) Aerospace
14 26 (0.85%) Publishing
15 20 (0.65%) Electronics
15 20 (0.65%) Investment Banking
15 20 (0.65%) Retail Banking
16 18 (0.59%) Back Office
16 18 (0.59%) Financial Institution
17 14 (0.46%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (3.91%) .NET
2 68 (2.22%) HTML
3 42 (1.37%) CSS
4 39 (1.27%) J2EE
5 37 (1.21%) XML
6 30 (0.98%) Web Services
7 22 (0.72%) ASP.NET
8 20 (0.65%) jQuery
9 19 (0.62%) Velocity
10 18 (0.59%) .NET Framework
11 16 (0.52%) Middleware
12 13 (0.42%) HTML5
12 13 (0.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 12 (0.39%) Ajax
14 11 (0.36%) AngularJS
14 11 (0.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 10 (0.33%) SOAP
16 9 (0.29%) LINQ
16 9 (0.29%) Silverlight
16 9 (0.29%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 290 (9.45%) Analytical Skills
2 129 (4.20%) PMI
3 107 (3.49%) Management Information System
4 99 (3.23%) User Experience
5 86 (2.80%) Mobile App
6 74 (2.41%) Social Media
7 73 (2.38%) Computer Science
8 66 (2.15%) Digital Media
9 52 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
10 42 (1.37%) FMCG
11 33 (1.08%) Client/Server
12 26 (0.85%) Mathematics
13 25 (0.81%) Tandem
14 24 (0.78%) Visualisation
15 22 (0.72%) Credit Risk
16 21 (0.68%) Statistics
17 20 (0.65%) IPTV
18 17 (0.55%) Life Science
18 17 (0.55%) Video on Demand
18 17 (0.55%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 190 (6.19%) Windows
2 58 (1.89%) UNIX
3 56 (1.82%) Windows 7
4 39 (1.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (1.11%) Linux
6 30 (0.98%) Android
6 30 (0.98%) Apple iOS
7 26 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (0.81%) Windows 8
9 13 (0.42%) Windows Phone
9 13 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
9 13 (0.42%) AIX
10 7 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.16%) Solaris
12 4 (0.13%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.065%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1305 (42.52%) Project Management
2 895 (29.16%) PRINCE2
3 842 (27.44%) Agile Software Development
4 499 (16.26%) Stakeholder Management
5 358 (11.67%) ITIL
6 310 (10.10%) Scrum
7 302 (9.84%) Waterfall
8 247 (8.05%) Service Delivery
9 226 (7.36%) Mentoring
10 212 (6.91%) Change Management
11 200 (6.52%) E-Commerce
12 177 (5.77%) Programme Management
13 172 (5.60%) Analytics
14 171 (5.57%) Coaching
15 165 (5.38%) Risk Management
16 161 (5.25%) Business Intelligence
17 158 (5.15%) Service Management
18 154 (5.02%) CRM
19 152 (4.95%) Line Management
20 146 (4.76%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 125 (4.07%) SQL
2 106 (3.45%) Java
3 72 (2.35%) C#
4 49 (1.60%) C
5 44 (1.43%) JavaScript
6 35 (1.14%) PHP
7 29 (0.94%) Python
8 17 (0.55%) Perl
9 14 (0.46%) T-SQL
10 11 (0.36%) PL/SQL
10 11 (0.36%) C++
10 11 (0.36%) Jython
11 9 (0.29%) VB
11 9 (0.29%) VBA
12 7 (0.23%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.20%) COBOL
13 6 (0.20%) Shell Script
14 5 (0.16%) R
15 4 (0.13%) Ruby
16 3 (0.098%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 392 (12.77%) Degree
2 232 (7.56%) PMI Certification
3 141 (4.59%) PMP
4 131 (4.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 125 (4.07%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 107 (3.49%) Security Cleared
7 84 (2.74%) SC Cleared
8 68 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
9 60 (1.96%) ISEB
10 47 (1.53%) VCP4
11 38 (1.24%) ISTQB
12 34 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
13 27 (0.88%) MBA
14 26 (0.85%) MAPM
15 24 (0.78%) CISSP
16 20 (0.65%) Cisco Certification
17 19 (0.62%) APMP
17 19 (0.62%) CCNA
18 17 (0.55%) CCNP
19 15 (0.49%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 103 (3.36%) QA
2 90 (2.93%) SLA
3 26 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 20 (0.65%) PMBOK
5 14 (0.46%) PCI DSS
6 13 (0.42%) COBIT
6 13 (0.42%) ISO 9001
7 10 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 7 (0.23%) Basel II
9 6 (0.20%) ISO 9000
9 6 (0.20%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.16%) Solvency II
10 5 (0.16%) GCP
11 4 (0.13%) GMP
11 4 (0.13%) P3O
12 3 (0.098%) FATCA
13 2 (0.065%) COSO
13 2 (0.065%) BS25999
13 2 (0.065%) EMIR
13 2 (0.065%) Basel III
System Software
1 58 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 26 (0.85%) Active Directory
3 16 (0.52%) KVM
4 12 (0.39%) Hyper-V
5 10 (0.33%) Samba
6 4 (0.13%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.098%) vSphere
8 2 (0.065%) XenServer
8 2 (0.065%) vCloud
9 1 (0.033%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.033%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 8 (0.26%) Cisco IPCC
1 8 (0.26%) Cisco Prime
2 7 (0.23%) Puppet
3 5 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.13%) SCCM
4 4 (0.13%) Graphite
5 3 (0.098%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.065%) HAProxy
7 1 (0.033%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.033%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.033%) SCOM
7 1 (0.033%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.033%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.033%) WSUS
7 1 (0.033%) CA Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.033%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 309 (10.07%) Microsoft
2 208 (6.78%) Oracle
3 165 (5.38%) SAP
4 92 (3.00%) VMware
5 56 (1.82%) Citrix
6 55 (1.79%) Cisco
7 52 (1.69%) Google
8 38 (1.24%) HP
9 32 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
10 26 (0.85%) IBM
11 22 (0.72%) Tableau
12 20 (0.65%) hybris
13 18 (0.59%) Cognizant
14 17 (0.55%) Business Objects
14 17 (0.55%) Ab Initio
15 16 (0.52%) Sage
16 14 (0.46%) Informatica
16 14 (0.46%) DoubleClick
17 13 (0.42%) Remedy
17 13 (0.42%) ATG
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London
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
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