Period
to 17 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 17 February 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Manager
UK > England
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 288 308 317
Rank change year-on-year +20 +9 -38
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Manager 1,282 1,508 1,695
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 1.12% 1.09% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.18% 1.13% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 988 1,116 1,358
England median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
10th Percentile £50,000 £46,250 £47,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £97,500 £100,000
UK median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 108,823 133,272 157,879
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.47% 95.92% 96.33%
Number of salaries quoted 87,836 107,717 130,412
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +2.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured Senior Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Manager in England

Senior Manager
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Manager in England.

Salary trend for Senior Manager in England

Senior Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Manager in England over the 6 months to 17 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Senior Manager in England

Senior Manager
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 17 February 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +10 699 £75,000 -3.23% 65
South East +70 246 £72,500 +16.00% 18
North of England +14 107 £54,068 -10.75% 26
Midlands -1 94 £62,500 +11.11% 30
West Midlands +9 76 £65,000 +18.18% 21
East of England +76 73 £66,250 +1.92% 14
South West -31 53 £60,000 +1.27% 8
North West +3 50 £54,068 -15.85% 16
Yorkshire +2 41 £55,000 -9.21% 7
East Midlands +13 18 £55,000 -10.20% 9
North East +20 16 £53,053 -7.37% 3
Senior Manager
UK

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, Senior Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 517 (40.33%) Agile Software Development
2 446 (34.79%) Project Management
3 419 (32.68%) Finance
4 264 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
5 223 (17.39%) Project Delivery
6 196 (15.29%) Degree
7 167 (13.03%) PRINCE2
8 143 (11.15%) Analytics
9 124 (9.67%) Marketing
10 122 (9.52%) Retail
11 117 (9.13%) Mentoring
12 113 (8.81%) Microsoft
13 109 (8.50%) Waterfall
14 108 (8.42%) Coaching
15 107 (8.35%) Problem-Solving
16 106 (8.27%) Public Sector
17 104 (8.11%) Scrum
18 103 (8.03%) Programme Management
19 101 (7.88%) Risk Management
20 93 (7.25%) Telecoms
21 92 (7.18%) Service Delivery
22 91 (7.10%) Banking
23 83 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
24 82 (6.40%) User Experience
24 82 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
24 82 (6.40%) E-Commerce
25 80 (6.24%) Cybersecurity
26 78 (6.08%) Digital Transformation Programme
27 77 (6.01%) ITIL
28 76 (5.93%) Business Development

Senior Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (3.12%) CMS
2 13 (1.01%) SharePoint
3 12 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
4 10 (0.78%) SAS
5 8 (0.62%) Skype for Business
6 7 (0.55%) Drupal
7 6 (0.47%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 6 (0.47%) Confluence
7 6 (0.47%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.23%) WordPress
9 2 (0.16%) Apache
9 2 (0.16%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (0.16%) GlassFish
9 2 (0.16%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.078%) Documentum
10 1 (0.078%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.078%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.078%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.078%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.078%) WebSphere
Applications
1 52 (4.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 46 (3.59%) Microsoft Project
3 29 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
4 28 (2.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (1.33%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.23%) InVision
7 2 (0.16%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.16%) Sketch
8 1 (0.078%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.078%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.078%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.01%) Front Arena
1 13 (1.01%) Markit EDM
1 13 (1.01%) SAP S/4HANA
1 13 (1.01%) thinkFolio
2 12 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.86%) Magento
3 11 (0.86%) SAP Hybris
4 8 (0.62%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (0.55%) Teamcenter
6 5 (0.39%) Oracle ERP
7 4 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.31%) Shopify
8 3 (0.23%) MIS ActiveH
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
8 3 (0.23%) SAP BPC
8 3 (0.23%) SAP CO
8 3 (0.23%) SAP FI
8 3 (0.23%) SAP FI/CO
9 2 (0.16%) Northgate Housing
9 2 (0.16%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 63 (4.91%) Azure
2 55 (4.29%) AWS
3 54 (4.21%) SaaS
4 50 (3.90%) Office 365
5 20 (1.56%) Power Platform
6 16 (1.25%) Google Analytics
7 15 (1.17%) G Suite
8 11 (0.86%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (0.70%) GCP
10 6 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.39%) IaaS
11 5 (0.39%) PaaS
11 5 (0.39%) Serverless
12 4 (0.31%) Akamai
13 3 (0.23%) Azure Functions
14 2 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
14 2 (0.16%) Google Docs
14 2 (0.16%) Google Sheets
14 2 (0.16%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.35%) Internet
2 32 (2.50%) WAN
3 27 (2.11%) Unified Communications
4 24 (1.87%) Firewall
5 21 (1.64%) MPLS
6 14 (1.09%) LAN
7 13 (1.01%) Radio Access Network
8 12 (0.94%) Skype
9 9 (0.70%) Broadband
10 8 (0.62%) DNS
10 8 (0.62%) Network Security
10 8 (0.62%) RTP
10 8 (0.62%) Wireless
11 6 (0.47%) SAN
12 5 (0.39%) 5G
12 5 (0.39%) Extranet
12 5 (0.39%) Intranet
12 5 (0.39%) VPN
12 5 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
13 4 (0.31%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (1.56%) Big Data
1 20 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
1 20 (1.56%) Power BI
2 18 (1.40%) QlikView
3 14 (1.09%) Blockchain
4 10 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
4 10 (0.78%) Qlik Sense
4 10 (0.78%) SQL Server
5 8 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (0.55%) GIS
6 7 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (0.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (0.39%) MySQL
8 4 (0.31%) Hadoop
8 4 (0.31%) SAP HANA
8 4 (0.31%) Spotfire
9 3 (0.23%) Mixpanel
9 3 (0.23%) mvBase
9 3 (0.23%) UniData
10 2 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 29 (2.26%) JIRA
2 8 (0.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 5 (0.39%) LoadRunner
3 5 (0.39%) Rational Performance Tester
3 5 (0.39%) Selenium
4 3 (0.23%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.16%) Balsamiq
5 2 (0.16%) Bugzilla
5 2 (0.16%) CruiseControl
5 2 (0.16%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.16%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.078%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.078%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.078%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.078%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.078%) JUnit
6 1 (0.078%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.078%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.078%) VersionOne
6 1 (0.078%) Visual Studio
General
1 419 (32.68%) Finance
2 124 (9.67%) Marketing
3 122 (9.52%) Retail
4 106 (8.27%) Public Sector
5 93 (7.25%) Telecoms
6 91 (7.10%) Banking
7 39 (3.04%) Legal
8 32 (2.50%) Advertising
9 23 (1.79%) Law
10 19 (1.48%) Front Office
11 17 (1.33%) Games
12 15 (1.17%) Billing
13 14 (1.09%) Retail Banking
14 12 (0.94%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.78%) Digital Economy
16 9 (0.70%) Aerospace
16 9 (0.70%) Automotive
17 8 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.55%) Electronics
18 7 (0.55%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (1.64%) .NET
2 11 (0.86%) HTML
3 10 (0.78%) Web Services
4 9 (0.70%) .NET Framework
4 9 (0.70%) AngularJS
4 9 (0.70%) CSS
4 9 (0.70%) OAuth
4 9 (0.70%) OpenID
4 9 (0.70%) SailPoint
5 8 (0.62%) SAML
6 6 (0.47%) ASP.NET
6 6 (0.47%) MDX
6 6 (0.47%) Velocity
7 5 (0.39%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (0.39%) Entity Framework
8 4 (0.31%) NumPy
8 4 (0.31%) Pandas
8 4 (0.31%) React
9 3 (0.23%) Esper
9 3 (0.23%) Pyramid
Miscellaneous
1 82 (6.40%) Analytical Skills
1 82 (6.40%) User Experience
2 61 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
3 36 (2.81%) Management Information System
4 30 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
5 29 (2.26%) Enterprise Software
5 29 (2.26%) Mobile App
5 29 (2.26%) Virtual Team
6 28 (2.18%) Data Centre
7 17 (1.33%) Derivative
8 14 (1.09%) Internet of Things
9 13 (1.01%) Equities
9 13 (1.01%) Fixed Income
9 13 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (1.01%) Hedge funds
9 13 (1.01%) PMI
10 12 (0.94%) Social Media
11 11 (0.86%) Data Protection Act
12 9 (0.70%) Online Games
13 8 (0.62%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 22 (1.72%) Windows
2 11 (0.86%) Linux
3 6 (0.47%) Windows Server
4 5 (0.39%) Android
4 5 (0.39%) Windows 10
5 4 (0.31%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.31%) Unix
6 2 (0.16%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.078%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 517 (40.33%) Agile Software Development
2 446 (34.79%) Project Management
3 264 (20.59%) Stakeholder Management
4 223 (17.39%) Project Delivery
5 167 (13.03%) PRINCE2
6 143 (11.15%) Analytics
7 117 (9.13%) Mentoring
8 109 (8.50%) Waterfall
9 108 (8.42%) Coaching
10 107 (8.35%) Problem-Solving
11 104 (8.11%) Scrum
12 103 (8.03%) Programme Management
13 101 (7.88%) Risk Management
14 92 (7.18%) Service Delivery
15 83 (6.47%) Continuous Improvement
16 82 (6.40%) E-Commerce
17 80 (6.24%) Cybersecurity
18 78 (6.08%) Digital Transformation Programme
19 77 (6.01%) ITIL
20 76 (5.93%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (4.76%) SQL
2 40 (3.12%) Java
3 31 (2.42%) C
3 31 (2.42%) Python
4 17 (1.33%) JavaScript
5 16 (1.25%) C#
6 8 (0.62%) R
7 6 (0.47%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 5 (0.39%) Bash Shell
8 5 (0.39%) Ruby
8 5 (0.39%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.31%) C++
9 4 (0.31%) Java 8
9 4 (0.31%) Perl
9 4 (0.31%) VB
10 3 (0.23%) UniBasic
11 2 (0.16%) PHP
11 2 (0.16%) Scala
11 2 (0.16%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.078%) BrightScript
Qualifications
1 196 (15.29%) Degree
2 73 (5.69%) PMP
3 38 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 37 (2.89%) CISSP
4 37 (2.89%) PMI Certification
5 25 (1.95%) CISM
5 25 (1.95%) Security Cleared
6 23 (1.79%) CISA
6 23 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
7 22 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 21 (1.64%) SC Cleared
9 17 (1.33%) CCNP
10 14 (1.09%) CRISC
10 14 (1.09%) Master's Degree
11 13 (1.01%) DBS Check
12 10 (0.78%) APMP
12 10 (0.78%) CIPD
13 9 (0.70%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.62%) CCNA
15 7 (0.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (5.15%) PMO
2 51 (3.98%) QA
3 50 (3.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (2.73%) SLA
5 34 (2.65%) GDPR
6 25 (1.95%) Data Quality
7 19 (1.48%) NIST
8 12 (0.94%) MiFID
8 12 (0.94%) Solvency II
9 10 (0.78%) EMIR
10 3 (0.23%) COBIT
11 2 (0.16%) Actionable Recommendations
11 2 (0.16%) Basel III
11 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 1 (0.078%) COSO
12 1 (0.078%) HAZOP
System Software
1 12 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.62%) Hyper-V
2 8 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.31%) vSphere
4 3 (0.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (0.23%) XenApp
5 2 (0.16%) Docker
5 2 (0.16%) iptables
5 2 (0.16%) KVM
5 2 (0.16%) NFS
5 2 (0.16%) QEMU
5 2 (0.16%) Xen
6 1 (0.078%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.078%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (0.55%) Kubernetes
2 5 (0.39%) SCCM
3 3 (0.23%) Ansible
3 3 (0.23%) AppDNA
4 2 (0.16%) FortiGate
4 2 (0.16%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.16%) Puppet
4 2 (0.16%) SELinux
4 2 (0.16%) Terraform
4 2 (0.16%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.078%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.078%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.078%) EnCase
5 1 (0.078%) FTK
5 1 (0.078%) Kibana
5 1 (0.078%) logstash
5 1 (0.078%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.078%) Oracle Identity Management
5 1 (0.078%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 113 (8.81%) Microsoft
2 46 (3.59%) SAP
3 43 (3.35%) Oracle
4 39 (3.04%) Google
5 33 (2.57%) Salesforce.com
6 28 (2.18%) Cisco
7 17 (1.33%) Adobe
8 15 (1.17%) Sitecore
9 14 (1.09%) SimCorp
10 13 (1.01%) BT
10 13 (1.01%) Calypso
10 13 (1.01%) Charles River
10 13 (1.01%) Eze Castle Integration
11 12 (0.94%) Tableau
11 12 (0.94%) Virgin Media
11 12 (0.94%) VMware
12 11 (0.86%) hybris
13 10 (0.78%) FIS
13 10 (0.78%) WorldPay
14 9 (0.70%) CyberArk