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 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Manager
Rank 245 235 231
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Manager 1422 1578 1634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 1.38% 1.41% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.46% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1111 1174 1231
Average salary £62,500 £65,000 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £60,000 £58,350
% change year-on-year
- +2.82%

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
99394 108225 115334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.46% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 83478 88313 93538
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 1 May 2016 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 1 May 2016. 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 -9 1313 £65,000 - 150
London -20 658 £67,500 -3.57% 76
South East -35 211 £60,000 -7.69% 17
City of London -21 93 £70,000 - 11
West Midlands -7 85 £54,750 -25.76% 10
Yorkshire +1 79 £55,000 - 7
East of England -30 79 £69,250 -6.10% 13
Berkshire -38 78 £57,500 -17.85% 6
North West +42 74 £55,000 - 17
South West +11 72 £62,500 +25.00% 5
Surrey +36 65 £70,000 +16.66% 5
West Yorkshire +6 62 £57,500 -9.80% 6
Birmingham -4 58 £52,500 -30.00% 4
Scotland +9 56 £55,000 - 4
Manchester +33 49 £53,750 +2.38% 9
Leeds +16 41 £46,000 -16.36% 6
East Midlands -13 36 £55,000 -4.34% 2
Hertfordshire +4 33 £67,500 -10.00% 5
Edinburgh +15 32 £55,000 - 2
Hampshire +18 30 £67,500 +12.31% 1
Reading -45 30 £57,500 -23.33% 1
Glasgow +4 29 £47,500 -19.14% 2
Wiltshire +21 25 £57,500 - 1
Bristol -16 24 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Swindon - 19 £57,500 - 1
South Wales +14 18 £55,000 -13.72% 2
Wales +10 18 £55,000 -16.98% 2
Cambridgeshire +5 18 £70,000 +27.27% 3
Northamptonshire +18 17 £55,000 - 1
Oxfordshire -11 16 £57,500 +9.52%

Senior Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 1008 (38.56%) Finance
2 979 (37.45%) Project Management
3 781 (29.88%) Agile Software Development
4 603 (23.07%) PRINCE2
5 501 (19.17%) Stakeholder Management
6 397 (15.19%) Degree
7 368 (14.08%) ITIL
8 321 (12.28%) Retail
9 311 (11.90%) Marketing
10 264 (10.10%) Scrum
10 264 (10.10%) Microsoft
11 259 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
12 245 (9.37%) Analytics
13 211 (8.07%) Programme Management
14 210 (8.03%) Waterfall
15 205 (7.84%) Change Management
16 204 (7.80%) Line Management
17 203 (7.77%) E-Commerce
18 202 (7.73%) PMI Certification
19 198 (7.57%) Risk Management
20 188 (7.19%) Telecoms
21 179 (6.85%) Banking
22 170 (6.50%) MS Excel
23 166 (6.35%) CRM
24 165 (6.31%) Data Centre
25 162 (6.20%) Oracle
26 158 (6.04%) PMP
26 158 (6.04%) SDLC
27 157 (6.01%) Service Delivery
28 152 (5.81%) SQL

Senior Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 51 (1.95%) SharePoint
2 44 (1.68%) SAS
3 38 (1.45%) CMS
4 25 (0.96%) Skype for Business
5 21 (0.80%) MS Exchange
6 20 (0.77%) Apache
7 14 (0.54%) MS Project Server
8 13 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (0.50%) Confluence
8 13 (0.50%) Tomcat
9 11 (0.42%) Drupal
10 8 (0.31%) Documentum
10 8 (0.31%) LiveLink
10 8 (0.31%) OpenStack
10 8 (0.31%) WebSphere
11 7 (0.27%) IIS
12 6 (0.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 5 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.19%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 170 (6.50%) MS Excel
2 126 (4.82%) MS Project
3 74 (2.83%) MS Office
4 42 (1.61%) SPSS
5 33 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 19 (0.73%) MS Visio
7 8 (0.31%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.077%) InDesign
11 1 (0.038%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.038%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 24 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
2 23 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 19 (0.73%) assyst
4 13 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 11 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
6 10 (0.38%) Oracle EBS R12
7 8 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
7 8 (0.31%) Oracle ERP
7 8 (0.31%) Oracle Financials
8 6 (0.23%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
8 6 (0.23%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 6 (0.23%) SAP BPC
8 6 (0.23%) SAP CO
8 6 (0.23%) SAP FI
8 6 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
8 6 (0.23%) Sonata
8 6 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
9 5 (0.19%) SAP ERP
10 4 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
10 4 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 50 (1.91%) SaaS
2 35 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (1.19%) Google Analytics
4 29 (1.11%) Office 365
5 24 (0.92%) Microsoft Azure
6 12 (0.46%) Google Tag Manager
7 9 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.34%) Amazon S3
7 9 (0.34%) GitHub
8 8 (0.31%) PaaS
9 7 (0.27%) Heroku
10 6 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.23%) Force.com
10 6 (0.23%) IaaS
11 3 (0.11%) Google Apps
11 3 (0.11%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.077%) Adobe Analytics
12 2 (0.077%) Basecamp
12 2 (0.077%) SmartFocus
12 2 (0.077%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 46 (1.76%) Unified Communications
2 37 (1.42%) WAN
3 33 (1.26%) Firewall
4 31 (1.19%) LAN
5 27 (1.03%) MPLS
6 24 (0.92%) Internet
7 23 (0.88%) VPN
8 22 (0.84%) Wireless
9 19 (0.73%) Network Security
10 17 (0.65%) SAN
11 15 (0.57%) LTE
12 14 (0.54%) 4G
13 12 (0.46%) PBX
14 11 (0.42%) VoIP
15 10 (0.38%) Cisco IOS
15 10 (0.38%) DHCP
16 9 (0.34%) Intranet
17 8 (0.31%) DNS
17 8 (0.31%) Ethernet
17 8 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (4.51%) Big Data
2 98 (3.75%) SQL Server
3 65 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 53 (2.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 45 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
6 36 (1.38%) GIS
7 35 (1.34%) Data Mining
7 35 (1.34%) Hadoop
8 31 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
9 20 (0.77%) Oracle BI EE
9 20 (0.77%) Relational Database
10 15 (0.57%) QlikView
11 12 (0.46%) MySQL
11 12 (0.46%) RDBMS
12 10 (0.38%) Oracle Database
13 8 (0.31%) NoSQL
14 7 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
15 6 (0.23%) Oracle Reports
15 6 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
15 6 (0.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 64 (2.45%) JIRA
2 26 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (0.92%) Jenkins
4 16 (0.61%) Subversion
4 16 (0.61%) TeamCity
5 12 (0.46%) Artifactory
6 8 (0.31%) Eclipse
6 8 (0.31%) Git (software)
6 8 (0.31%) Selenium
7 7 (0.27%) AccuRev
8 6 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
9 4 (0.15%) HP UFT
9 4 (0.15%) JUnit
9 4 (0.15%) NetBeans
10 3 (0.11%) Burp Suite
10 3 (0.11%) Dreamweaver
10 3 (0.11%) Metasploit
10 3 (0.11%) Rational Functional Tester
10 3 (0.11%) SilkTest
11 2 (0.077%) JIRA Agile
General
1 1008 (38.56%) Finance
2 321 (12.28%) Retail
3 311 (11.90%) Marketing
4 188 (7.19%) Telecoms
5 179 (6.85%) Banking
6 104 (3.98%) Manufacturing
7 74 (2.83%) Legal
8 47 (1.80%) Pharmaceutical
9 46 (1.76%) Advertising
10 36 (1.38%) Back Office
11 34 (1.30%) Billing
12 31 (1.19%) Law
13 26 (0.99%) Publishing
14 25 (0.96%) Front Office
15 24 (0.92%) Electronics
15 24 (0.92%) Games
16 19 (0.73%) Financial Institution
17 16 (0.61%) Investment Banking
18 11 (0.42%) French Language
19 10 (0.38%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (5.51%) .NET
2 56 (2.14%) HTML
3 38 (1.45%) CSS
4 29 (1.11%) Web Services
5 27 (1.03%) HTML5
6 23 (0.88%) SOAP
7 18 (0.69%) XML
8 16 (0.61%) Middleware
9 13 (0.50%) ASP.NET
10 12 (0.46%) FIX Protocol
10 12 (0.46%) RESTful
11 11 (0.42%) jQuery
12 10 (0.38%) .NET Framework
12 10 (0.38%) J2EE
13 9 (0.34%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 8 (0.31%) 802.1X
14 8 (0.31%) ASP.NET 2.0
14 8 (0.31%) REST
15 7 (0.27%) Apache Flex
15 7 (0.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 259 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
2 165 (6.31%) Data Centre
3 95 (3.63%) Management Information System
4 94 (3.60%) PMI
5 88 (3.37%) User Experience
6 56 (2.14%) Computer Science
7 54 (2.07%) Mobile App
8 53 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
9 39 (1.49%) Visualisation
10 37 (1.42%) Fintech
10 37 (1.42%) Social Media
11 30 (1.15%) Smart Meter
12 28 (1.07%) Derivative
13 27 (1.03%) Video on Demand
14 26 (0.99%) Economics
15 23 (0.88%) Equities
16 20 (0.77%) Driving Licence
16 20 (0.77%) NHS
17 19 (0.73%) Blog
18 18 (0.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 87 (3.33%) Windows
2 64 (2.45%) Linux
3 51 (1.95%) Unix
4 23 (0.88%) Windows Server
5 19 (0.73%) Android
6 15 (0.57%) Apple iOS
7 10 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.19%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.15%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.15%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.11%) Kali Linux
11 3 (0.11%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.077%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.077%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.038%) OS/400
13 1 (0.038%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.038%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.038%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 979 (37.45%) Project Management
2 781 (29.88%) Agile Software Development
3 603 (23.07%) PRINCE2
4 501 (19.17%) Stakeholder Management
5 368 (14.08%) ITIL
6 264 (10.10%) Scrum
7 245 (9.37%) Analytics
8 211 (8.07%) Programme Management
9 210 (8.03%) Waterfall
10 205 (7.84%) Change Management
11 204 (7.80%) Line Management
12 203 (7.77%) E-Commerce
13 198 (7.57%) Risk Management
14 166 (6.35%) CRM
15 158 (6.04%) SDLC
16 157 (6.01%) Service Delivery
17 148 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
17 148 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
18 141 (5.39%) Project Planning
19 137 (5.24%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 152 (5.81%) SQL
2 136 (5.20%) Java
3 90 (3.44%) C#
4 42 (1.61%) JavaScript
4 42 (1.61%) VB.NET
5 40 (1.53%) C
6 37 (1.42%) Python
7 33 (1.26%) C++
8 32 (1.22%) PHP
8 32 (1.22%) T-SQL
9 15 (0.57%) R
10 12 (0.46%) Objective-C
11 11 (0.42%) Ruby
12 10 (0.38%) Perl
13 8 (0.31%) VB
14 7 (0.27%) PowerShell
15 6 (0.23%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.23%) Groovy
15 6 (0.23%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.19%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 397 (15.19%) Degree
2 202 (7.73%) PMI Certification
3 158 (6.04%) PMP
4 117 (4.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 116 (4.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 85 (3.25%) Security Cleared
7 77 (2.95%) APMP
8 64 (2.45%) CISSP
9 53 (2.03%) CISM
10 50 (1.91%) CISA
11 46 (1.76%) ISEB
12 44 (1.68%) SC Cleared
13 40 (1.53%) MBA
14 38 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
15 31 (1.19%) CCNP
16 28 (1.07%) ISTQB
16 28 (1.07%) ITIL Certification
17 22 (0.84%) CRISC
18 20 (0.77%) DV Cleared
19 16 (0.61%) CHECK Team Leader
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (4.82%) QA
2 101 (3.86%) SLA
3 44 (1.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 37 (1.42%) ISO 9001
5 19 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 18 (0.69%) COBIT
7 17 (0.65%) PCI DSS
8 16 (0.61%) Data Quality
9 13 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (0.38%) GMP
10 10 (0.38%) MiFID
10 10 (0.38%) SEPA
11 8 (0.31%) ISO 14001
12 5 (0.19%) FATCA
12 5 (0.19%) ISO22301
13 4 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
13 4 (0.15%) PMBOK
14 3 (0.11%) EMIR
15 2 (0.077%) ISO20022
15 2 (0.077%) UCITS
System Software
1 50 (1.91%) Active Directory
2 30 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (0.34%) vCloud
4 7 (0.27%) Xen
5 6 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 5 (0.19%) HDFS
6 5 (0.19%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.11%) Docker
7 3 (0.11%) vSphere
8 2 (0.077%) KVM
8 2 (0.077%) VMFS
8 2 (0.077%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.038%) LXC
9 1 (0.038%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.038%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.038%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.038%) XenApp
9 1 (0.038%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
2 12 (0.46%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (0.46%) Puppet
3 10 (0.38%) RSA Archer
4 9 (0.34%) Ansible
5 7 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (0.23%) Cisco UCCE
6 6 (0.23%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (0.23%) Nagios
6 6 (0.23%) yum
7 3 (0.11%) Nessus
8 2 (0.077%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.077%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.077%) SnapMirror
8 2 (0.077%) SnapVault
8 2 (0.077%) vMotion
9 1 (0.038%) EMC NetWorker
9 1 (0.038%) Graphite
9 1 (0.038%) Oracle ZFS
9 1 (0.038%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 264 (10.10%) Microsoft
2 162 (6.20%) Oracle
3 125 (4.78%) SAP
4 70 (2.68%) Cisco
5 46 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
6 43 (1.64%) VMware
7 42 (1.61%) Google
7 42 (1.61%) Remedy
8 34 (1.30%) Tableau
9 32 (1.22%) Hyperion
10 29 (1.11%) HP
11 25 (0.96%) IBM
12 22 (0.84%) CheckPoint
13 21 (0.80%) Cognizant
14 20 (0.77%) Citrix
15 16 (0.61%) Polycom
16 15 (0.57%) Adobe
16 15 (0.57%) Informatica
17 14 (0.54%) hybris
18 13 (0.50%) Juniper
North London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Execllent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Crawley, Sussex
Thales
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Thales
Posted: 6 hours ago
Templecombe, Somerset
Thales
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Thales
Posted: 6 hours ago
Raf Mildenhall, Suffolk
RB
Posted: 7 hours ago
Raf Mildenhall, Suffolk
RB
Posted: 7 hours ago
Raf Mildenhall, Suffolk
RB
Posted: 7 hours ago
United Kingdom
Capgemini UK
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Capgemini UK
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
John Lewis
Salary: Pay in range £62,400 - £90,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £700000.00 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £60000 - £75000 Per Annum Performance related Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £95000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45k - £70k plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + upto 22% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £75000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Car allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Flexitime & More
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £70000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Staines, Middlesex
CPS Group UK
Salary: £10000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £75,000 to £95,000 per annum plus bonus & shares
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Preferred Choice
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits, bonus, holiday
Posted: 2 days ago