Period
to 30 May 2020

The median annual salary for a Change Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

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

Change Manager
UK
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 711 867 835
Rank change year-on-year +156 -32 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Change Manager 179 247 374
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.20% 0.17% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.18% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 145 179 285
Median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,152
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -0.28% -4.08%
10th Percentile £38,000 £35,600 £39,120
90th Percentile £87,500 £75,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £48,125 £52,500
% change year-on-year +19.48% -8.33% -

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 85,421 137,911 166,308
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.23% 95.98% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 68,544 109,531 135,147
Median annual salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Change Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Manager in the UK

Change Manager
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Change Manager.

Salary trend for Change Manager in the UK

Change Manager
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Change Manager over the 6 months to 30 May 2020.

Salary histogram for Change Manager in the UK

Change Manager
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Change Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 30 May 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
England +145 170 £60,000 +9.09% 5
London +149 98 £67,000 +11.67% 3
UK excluding London +105 73 £57,500 +19.48% 3
Midlands +80 22 £67,500 +61.68%
West Midlands +72 20 £67,500 +61.68%
South East +89 15 £90,000 +50.00%
North of England +113 13 £52,500 +15.38% 1
East of England +83 12 £46,066 +16.62%
South West +82 10 £46,000 -10.24% 1
North West +75 10 £52,500 +12.90%
Yorkshire +98 2 £62,500 +45.35% 1
East Midlands +57 1 £85,000 +88.89%
Scotland +52 1 £64,000 +6.67%
Work from Home +40 1 £60,000 +29.73%
North East +19 1 - -

Change Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, Change 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 featuring Change Manager in the job title.

1 101 (56.42%) Change Management
2 58 (32.40%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (31.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 53 (29.61%) Finance
5 50 (27.93%) Project Management
6 35 (19.55%) Project Delivery
7 31 (17.32%) ITIL
8 29 (16.20%) Business Change Management
9 26 (14.53%) Public Sector
9 26 (14.53%) ERP
10 25 (13.97%) Microsoft Office
10 25 (13.97%) Asset Management
11 24 (13.41%) Local Government
11 24 (13.41%) Marketing
11 24 (13.41%) CRM
11 24 (13.41%) Back Office
12 23 (12.85%) Problem-Solving
13 22 (12.29%) Microsoft Excel
14 21 (11.73%) Microsoft
14 21 (11.73%) Legal
14 21 (11.73%) Fixed Income
14 21 (11.73%) Front Office
14 21 (11.73%) Wealth Management
14 21 (11.73%) Investment Management
14 21 (11.73%) Coaching
14 21 (11.73%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 18 (10.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 18 (10.06%) Oracle
16 17 (9.50%) C
16 17 (9.50%) Business Transformation

Change 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.12%) Confluence
1 2 (1.12%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (13.97%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (12.29%) Microsoft Excel
3 18 (10.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (3.91%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
1 1 (0.56%) SAP MM
1 1 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.35%) LAN
1 6 (3.35%) WAN
2 2 (1.12%) Intranet
3 1 (0.56%) Internet
3 1 (0.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.12%) Big Data
1 2 (1.12%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 53 (29.61%) Finance
2 26 (14.53%) Public Sector
3 24 (13.41%) Back Office
3 24 (13.41%) Local Government
3 24 (13.41%) Marketing
4 21 (11.73%) Front Office
4 21 (11.73%) Legal
5 5 (2.79%) Retail
6 2 (1.12%) Advertising
6 2 (1.12%) Automotive
6 2 (1.12%) Housing Association
6 2 (1.12%) Law
6 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.12%) HTML
1 2 (1.12%) JSON
1 2 (1.12%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.73%) Fixed Income
2 10 (5.59%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.12%) CMDB
3 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.12%) User Experience
4 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (0.56%) NHS
4 1 (0.56%) PMI
4 1 (0.56%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (3.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (56.42%) Change Management
2 58 (32.40%) Agile Software Development
3 57 (31.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 50 (27.93%) Project Management
5 35 (19.55%) Project Delivery
6 31 (17.32%) ITIL
7 29 (16.20%) Business Change Management
8 26 (14.53%) ERP
9 25 (13.97%) Asset Management
10 24 (13.41%) CRM
11 23 (12.85%) Problem-Solving
12 21 (11.73%) Coaching
12 21 (11.73%) Investment Management
12 21 (11.73%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 21 (11.73%) Wealth Management
13 17 (9.50%) Business Transformation
14 16 (8.94%) Business Analysis
14 16 (8.94%) Target Operating Model
15 14 (7.82%) Performance Improvement
16 11 (6.15%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (9.50%) C
2 2 (1.12%) JavaScript
3 1 (0.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (8.94%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.38%) DV Cleared
3 6 (3.35%) APMG
4 5 (2.79%) Degree
5 4 (2.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.12%) APMP
6 2 (1.12%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.12%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.56%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.79%) SLA
2 4 (2.23%) PMO
3 1 (0.56%) AIFMD
3 1 (0.56%) EMIR
3 1 (0.56%) MiFID
3 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.35%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (1.12%) Netcool
1 2 (1.12%) Tivoli
1 2 (1.12%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 21 (11.73%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.06%) Oracle
3 4 (2.23%) Capita
3 4 (2.23%) SAP
4 3 (1.68%) Tripwire
5 2 (1.12%) DocuSign
5 2 (1.12%) IBM
5 2 (1.12%) NETSOL
6 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.56%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.56%) Workday