Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies in Scotland during the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Data Manager
UK > Scotland
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 210 195 213
Rank change year-on-year -15 +18 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Manager 13 21 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.23% 0.40% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.42% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 24
Scotland median annual salary £57,500 £72,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.69% +45.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £41,750 £38,788 £42,500
90th Percentile £111,750 £73,750 £58,750
UK median annual salary £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% -8.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland. 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
Scotland
Permanent vacancies in Scotland with a recognized job title 5398 4990 6140
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.00% 95.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3449 3098 3950
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £64,825 £63,750
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Data Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Manager in Scotland

Data Manager
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Data Manager in Scotland

Data Manager
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Manager in Scotland over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Data Manager in Scotland

Data Manager
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Manager within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Edinburgh -21 8 £55,000 -24.14% 1
Glasgow -6 5 £57,500 +14.47%
Data Manager
UK

Data Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Data 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 Scotland region featuring Data Manager in the job title.

1 5 (38.46%) SQL
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
1 5 (38.46%) Analytics
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Data Management
2 4 (30.77%) SAS
2 4 (30.77%) Degree
3 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
3 3 (23.08%) Machine Learning
3 3 (23.08%) Big Data
3 3 (23.08%) ETL
3 3 (23.08%) PhD
4 2 (15.38%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
4 2 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) Cloudera
4 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
4 2 (15.38%) R
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) Base SAS
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Apache Pig
4 2 (15.38%) Master's Degree
5 1 (7.69%) Propensity Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) Bayesian Methods

Data Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 4 (30.77%) SAS
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Pig
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (7.69%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) Big Data
1 3 (23.08%) Hadoop
2 2 (15.38%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (15.38%) Base SAS
2 2 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.69%) Apache Hive
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Legal
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
3 1 (7.69%) Retail Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.69%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Analytics
1 5 (38.46%) Project Management
2 4 (30.77%) Data Management
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) ETL
3 3 (23.08%) Machine Learning
4 2 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 2 (15.38%) Data Protection
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.69%) Capacity Management
5 1 (7.69%) Cluster Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
5 1 (7.69%) Data Extraction
5 1 (7.69%) Data Migration
5 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
5 1 (7.69%) Physics
5 1 (7.69%) Predictive Modelling
5 1 (7.69%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 2 (15.38%) Java
2 2 (15.38%) Python
2 2 (15.38%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Degree
2 3 (23.08%) PhD
3 2 (15.38%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) Data Quality
1 1 (7.69%) GDPR
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Cloudera
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft