The median annual salary for a Applications Manager was £51,250 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Application Manager
England / North West
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 208 212
Rank change year-on-year -24 +4  
Permanent jobs requiring an Applications Manager 15 32 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.24% 0.56% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.57% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 40
Median salary £51,250 £72,500 £52,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.31% +37.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,350 £45,750 £37,350
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £87,750 £60,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £52,500 £54,750
% change year-on-year - -4.10%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5952 5571 6393
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.88% 97.06% 96.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4981 4675 5148
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Applications Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured Applications Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Manager in the North West

Applications Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Applications Manager in the North West.

Salary trend for Applications Manager in the North West

Applications Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Applications Manager in the North West over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Applications Manager in the North West

Applications Manager
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Merseyside -8 7 £52,500 -39.13%
Lancashire - 3 £28,000 -
Cheshire +6 2 £42,500 +1.19%
Manchester -41 2 £63,750 -12.06% 1
Applications Manager
England

Applications Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Applications 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 North West region featuring Applications Manager in the job title.

1 14 (38.89%) Manufacturing
2 13 (36.11%) ITIL
3 11 (30.56%) SAP
3 11 (30.56%) Finance
4 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (25.00%) Virtual Team
5 8 (22.22%) PRINCE2
6 7 (19.44%) .NET
6 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (16.67%) Project Management
7 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
7 6 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
8 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
8 5 (13.89%) ERP
8 5 (13.89%) SQL
8 5 (13.89%) CRM
9 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (11.11%) FMCG
10 3 (8.33%) Advertising
10 3 (8.33%) CMS
10 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (8.33%) TDD
10 3 (8.33%) Content Management
10 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 3 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (8.33%) JD Edwards

Applications Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 3 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.78%) G Suite
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) Office 365
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.78%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.33%) Crystal Reports
1 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
General
1 14 (38.89%) Manufacturing
2 11 (30.56%) Finance
3 3 (8.33%) Advertising
4 2 (5.56%) Front Office
4 2 (5.56%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (19.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) Virtual Team
2 6 (16.67%) Management Information System
3 4 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.11%) FMCG
4 2 (5.56%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.78%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (2.78%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (36.11%) ITIL
2 9 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 8 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (16.67%) Project Management
6 5 (13.89%) CRM
6 5 (13.89%) ERP
6 5 (13.89%) Service Delivery
7 4 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (11.11%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.33%) BDD
8 3 (8.33%) Content Management
8 3 (8.33%) Performance Management
8 3 (8.33%) Release Management
8 3 (8.33%) Service Desk Management
8 3 (8.33%) Software Engineering
8 3 (8.33%) TDD
8 3 (8.33%) Virtual Team Management
9 2 (5.56%) Change Management
9 2 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 1 (2.78%) Java
2 1 (2.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (13.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Ansible
Vendors
1 11 (30.56%) SAP
2 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.33%) JD Edwards
3 3 (8.33%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (5.56%) VMware
5 1 (2.78%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) Red Hat