Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Change Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 784 799 762
Rank change year-on-year +15 -37 +21
Permanent jobs requiring a Change Manager 419 456 595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.23% 0.24% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.25% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 341 398 510
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £41,250 £36,775 £36,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £75,375 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +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%

Change Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Change Manager in the UK

Change Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Change Manager in the UK

Change Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Change Manager over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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 23 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 -5 392 £55,152 +5.05% 26
UK excluding London -25 262 £52,500 +5.00% 20
London +56 152 £65,000 - 9
South East +7 67 £55,000 +10.00% 8
North of England -28 57 £50,000 -5.66% 3
East of England +17 46 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Midlands -5 42 £45,000 -5.26% 4
North West -26 35 £60,000 - 1
South West -8 26 £52,500 +10.53% 1
Yorkshire +2 21 £46,750 -6.50% 2
West Midlands -7 21 £42,812 -22.86% 4
East Midlands +25 20 £45,000 -
Scotland 0 16 £46,500 -11.43% 3
Wales +20 8 £43,000 -4.44%
North East +10 1 - -

Change Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Change 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 Change Manager in the job title.

1 263 (62.77%) Change Management
2 158 (37.71%) ITIL
3 106 (25.30%) Project Management
3 106 (25.30%) Finance
3 106 (25.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 98 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (21.00%) Release Management
6 55 (13.13%) PRINCE2
7 54 (12.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 52 (12.41%) ITSM
9 51 (12.17%) Degree
10 50 (11.93%) Problem Management
11 48 (11.46%) Configuration Management
12 45 (10.74%) Service Management
13 44 (10.50%) Service Delivery
13 44 (10.50%) Programme Management
14 39 (9.31%) ITIL V3
15 38 (9.07%) Waterfall
16 37 (8.83%) SDLC
17 36 (8.59%) ITIL Certification
18 34 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
19 27 (6.44%) Business Transformation
19 27 (6.44%) Matrix Organization
19 27 (6.44%) Microsoft
20 26 (6.21%) SAP
20 26 (6.21%) Process Improvement
21 25 (5.97%) SLA
21 25 (5.97%) Retail
22 23 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
22 23 (5.49%) Coaching

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 4 (0.95%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.72%) IIS
3 2 (0.48%) Confluence
3 2 (0.48%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.24%) SAS
4 1 (0.24%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (3.82%) MS Visio
2 14 (3.34%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (3.10%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (3.10%) Microsoft Project
4 8 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.43%) SAP HCM
2 6 (1.43%) SAP HR
3 3 (0.72%) assyst
3 3 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle Retail
4 2 (0.48%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.48%) SAP Retail
5 1 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.15%) Asana
1 9 (2.15%) SaaS
2 7 (1.67%) IaaS
3 6 (1.43%) SuccessFactors
4 2 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.67%) NetScaler
1 7 (1.67%) SMS
2 4 (0.95%) MPLS
3 3 (0.72%) Intranet
4 2 (0.48%) Network Security
5 1 (0.24%) DSL
5 1 (0.24%) LAN
5 1 (0.24%) SAN
5 1 (0.24%) Skype
5 1 (0.24%) Unified Communications
5 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.24%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (0.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (0.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.24%) Big Data
3 1 (0.24%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.24%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.24%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.24%) OLAP
3 1 (0.24%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (0.24%) Power BI
3 1 (0.24%) QlikView
3 1 (0.24%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.24%) SAS EBI
3 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.63%) JIRA
2 4 (0.95%) Eclipse
3 1 (0.24%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 106 (25.30%) Finance
2 25 (5.97%) Retail
3 22 (5.25%) Banking
4 19 (4.53%) Marketing
5 15 (3.58%) Legal
6 13 (3.10%) Telecoms
7 10 (2.39%) Financial Institution
8 9 (2.15%) Manufacturing
9 6 (1.43%) Retail Banking
10 5 (1.19%) Back Office
10 5 (1.19%) Electronics
10 5 (1.19%) Games
11 3 (0.72%) Advertising
11 3 (0.72%) Corporate Banking
11 3 (0.72%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.48%) Billing
13 1 (0.24%) Automotive
13 1 (0.24%) French Language
13 1 (0.24%) Law
13 1 (0.24%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (1.19%) Web Services
2 4 (0.95%) .NET
3 2 (0.48%) .NET Framework
4 1 (0.24%) HTML
4 1 (0.24%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.49%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (4.06%) CMDB
3 11 (2.63%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.91%) User Experience
4 8 (1.91%) Virtual Team
5 7 (1.67%) Hedge funds
6 3 (0.72%) Computer Science
6 3 (0.72%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.48%) EPoS
7 2 (0.48%) Fixed Income
7 2 (0.48%) FMCG
7 2 (0.48%) Freedom of Information
7 2 (0.48%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.48%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.48%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.24%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.24%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.24%) iPad
8 1 (0.24%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.24%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 17 (4.06%) Windows
2 7 (1.67%) Solaris
2 7 (1.67%) Unix
3 4 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 263 (62.77%) Change Management
2 158 (37.71%) ITIL
3 106 (25.30%) Project Management
3 106 (25.30%) Stakeholder Management
4 98 (23.39%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (21.00%) Release Management
6 55 (13.13%) PRINCE2
7 54 (12.89%) Continuous Improvement
8 52 (12.41%) ITSM
9 50 (11.93%) Problem Management
10 48 (11.46%) Configuration Management
11 45 (10.74%) Service Management
12 44 (10.50%) Programme Management
12 44 (10.50%) Service Delivery
13 39 (9.31%) ITIL V3
14 38 (9.07%) Waterfall
15 37 (8.83%) SDLC
16 34 (8.11%) Root Cause Analysis
17 27 (6.44%) Business Transformation
17 27 (6.44%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 10 (2.39%) SQL
2 7 (1.67%) C
3 2 (0.48%) C#
4 1 (0.24%) Java
4 1 (0.24%) T-SQL
4 1 (0.24%) VB
4 1 (0.24%) VB6
Qualifications
1 51 (12.17%) Degree
2 36 (8.59%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (2.86%) APMG
4 10 (2.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 9 (2.15%) ISEB
5 9 (2.15%) ISEB Practitioner
6 8 (1.91%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.91%) PMP
7 6 (1.43%) APMP
7 6 (1.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 5 (1.19%) MBA
8 5 (1.19%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.95%) CIMA
9 4 (0.95%) CIPD
9 4 (0.95%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
11 2 (0.48%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.24%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.97%) SLA
2 15 (3.58%) PMO
3 14 (3.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 13 (3.10%) QA
5 7 (1.67%) COBIT
5 7 (1.67%) ISO 9001
6 6 (1.43%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 5 (1.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (0.48%) GDPR
8 2 (0.48%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.24%) BS25999
9 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.48%) MOM
2 1 (0.24%) Cisco IPCC
Vendors
1 27 (6.44%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.21%) SAP
3 13 (3.10%) Pega
4 12 (2.86%) CheckPoint
5 11 (2.63%) ServiceNow
6 10 (2.39%) Hitachi
6 10 (2.39%) Oracle
7 7 (1.67%) Cisco
7 7 (1.67%) IBM
7 7 (1.67%) Sybase
7 7 (1.67%) Veritas
8 3 (0.72%) Remedy
8 3 (0.72%) VMware
9 1 (0.24%) Tableau
9 1 (0.24%) Talend