Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Bid Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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

Bid Manager
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1169 1114 1240
Rank change year-on-year -55 +126 -85
Permanent jobs requiring a Bid Manager 42 108 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.023% 0.057% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.059% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 37 100 54
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -12.00%
10th Percentile £36,900 £39,750 £37,375
90th Percentile £80,000 £85,000 £75,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year - -6.98% -18.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172577 182568 211044
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138473 152713 175380
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Bid Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Bid Manager in the UK

Bid Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Bid Manager in the UK

Bid Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Bid Manager over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Bid Manager in the UK

Bid Manager
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Bid Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 24 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
England -24 39 £55,000 +10.00% 1
UK excluding London +19 25 £50,000 -
South East +50 16 £55,000 +10.00%
London -32 14 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Midlands +21 4 £39,000 -17.89%
West Midlands +10 4 £39,000 -17.89%
South West +15 3 £50,000 +25.00%
North of England +11 1 £45,000 -18.18%
East of England +7 1 £75,000 +36.36%
North East +5 1 £45,000 -5.26%

Bid Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, Bid 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 featuring Bid Manager in the job title.

1 18 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 17 (40.48%) Finance
2 17 (40.48%) Project Management
3 12 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (26.19%) ITIL
4 11 (26.19%) APMP
5 10 (23.81%) Legal
6 9 (21.43%) Business Development
7 7 (16.67%) Marketing
7 7 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
8 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
9 5 (11.90%) Presales
9 5 (11.90%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (11.90%) Degree
9 5 (11.90%) Product Management
10 4 (9.52%) MPLS
10 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
10 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
10 4 (9.52%) Programme Management
10 4 (9.52%) WAN
11 3 (7.14%) LAN
11 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
11 3 (7.14%) B2B
11 3 (7.14%) Cisco
11 3 (7.14%) HP
11 3 (7.14%) PMI Certification
11 3 (7.14%) SAP
11 3 (7.14%) Wireless
11 3 (7.14%) Risk Management

Bid Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) IaaS
1 1 (2.38%) PaaS
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.52%) MPLS
1 4 (9.52%) WAN
2 3 (7.14%) LAN
2 3 (7.14%) Network Security
2 3 (7.14%) Wireless
3 2 (4.76%) Internet
4 1 (2.38%) Ethernet
4 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications
General
1 18 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 17 (40.48%) Finance
3 10 (23.81%) Legal
4 7 (16.67%) Marketing
5 4 (9.52%) Manufacturing
6 3 (7.14%) Electronics
7 2 (4.76%) Banking
8 1 (2.38%) Billing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.14%) Virtual Team
3 2 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.76%) PMI
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.38%) Fintech
4 1 (2.38%) SWIFT
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) Project Management
2 12 (28.57%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (26.19%) ITIL
4 9 (21.43%) Business Development
5 6 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 5 (11.90%) Customer Requirements
6 5 (11.90%) Presales
6 5 (11.90%) Product Management
7 4 (9.52%) Programme Management
8 3 (7.14%) B2B
8 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (7.14%) Risk Management
8 3 (7.14%) Virtual Team Management
9 2 (4.76%) Change Control
9 2 (4.76%) Time Management
10 1 (2.38%) ITIL V3
10 1 (2.38%) Open Source
10 1 (2.38%) PRINCE
10 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Engagement
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) APMP
2 7 (16.67%) ITIL Certification
3 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
4 5 (11.90%) Degree
5 3 (7.14%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.38%) PMP
6 1 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
1 1 (2.38%) SEPA
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Cisco
1 3 (7.14%) HP
1 3 (7.14%) SAP
2 2 (4.76%) Salesforce.com