The median annual salary for a Research Manager was £51,750 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

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

Research Manager
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 600 636 657
Rank change year-on-year +36 +21  
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Manager 12 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.033% 0.020% 0.027%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.021% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 8 6 11
Median salary £51,750 £58,750 £71,025
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.91% -17.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £41,300 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,250 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £33,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +86.56% -21.17%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 34746 38402 42429
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.79% 95.88% 95.87%
Number of salaries quoted 28106 33425 35862
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Research Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Research Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Research Manager in London

Research Manager
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Research Manager in London

Research Manager
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Research Manager in London over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Research Manager in London

Research Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Research Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region featuring Research Manager in the job title.

1 25 (75.76%) Market Research
2 16 (48.48%) Qualitative Research
3 12 (36.36%) Line Management
4 11 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 11 (33.33%) Ethnography
4 11 (33.33%) Samsung
4 11 (33.33%) Semiotics
4 11 (33.33%) Anthropology
4 11 (33.33%) FMCG
4 11 (33.33%) Retail
5 10 (30.30%) Degree
6 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
7 8 (24.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 7 (21.21%) B2B
8 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
8 7 (21.21%) IBM
8 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
8 7 (21.21%) SPSS
9 6 (18.18%) Legal
9 6 (18.18%) Data Analysis
10 5 (15.15%) Law
10 5 (15.15%) Demand Forecasting
10 5 (15.15%) Quantitative Research
10 5 (15.15%) Social Media
10 5 (15.15%) Analytics
11 4 (12.12%) User Experience
11 4 (12.12%) Actionable Recommendations
11 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (12.12%) Data Management
11 4 (12.12%) Supply Chain Management

Research Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 1 (3.03%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (3.03%) CMS
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (21.21%) SPSS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) Big Data
1 1 (3.03%) Tick Data
General
1 11 (33.33%) Retail
2 6 (18.18%) Legal
3 5 (15.15%) Law
4 4 (12.12%) Bengali Language
4 4 (12.12%) French Language
4 4 (12.12%) German Language
4 4 (12.12%) Hindi Language
4 4 (12.12%) Manufacturing
4 4 (12.12%) Turkish Language
4 4 (12.12%) Urdu Language
5 3 (9.09%) Banking
5 3 (9.09%) Finance
6 2 (6.06%) Marketing
6 2 (6.06%) Private Banking
7 1 (3.03%) Advertising
7 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
2 1 (3.03%) HTML5
2 1 (3.03%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (33.33%) FMCG
2 5 (15.15%) Social Media
3 4 (12.12%) User Experience
4 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.03%) Equities
5 1 (3.03%) Fintech
5 1 (3.03%) Hedge funds
5 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
5 1 (3.03%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Android
1 2 (6.06%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (75.76%) Market Research
2 16 (48.48%) Qualitative Research
3 12 (36.36%) Line Management
4 11 (33.33%) Anthropology
4 11 (33.33%) Ethnography
4 11 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 11 (33.33%) Semiotics
5 7 (21.21%) B2B
6 6 (18.18%) Data Analysis
7 5 (15.15%) Analytics
7 5 (15.15%) Demand Forecasting
7 5 (15.15%) Quantitative Research
8 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (12.12%) Data Management
8 4 (12.12%) PDM
8 4 (12.12%) PLM
8 4 (12.12%) Supply Chain Management
9 3 (9.09%) Project Management
10 2 (6.06%) Test Strategy
10 2 (6.06%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.06%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.03%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Degree
2 4 (12.12%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) Actionable Recommendations
Vendors
1 11 (33.33%) Samsung
2 7 (21.21%) IBM
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
3 3 (9.09%) Adobe
4 1 (3.03%) Facebook
4 1 (3.03%) Google
4 1 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (3.03%) Twitter