Period
to 19 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

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

Data Manager
UK
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 669 749 673
Rank change year-on-year +80 -76 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Manager 562 472 709
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.28% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 438 354 510
UK median annual salary £57,500 £56,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.68% +1.82% -
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 167,227 170,652 201,733
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.08% 96.47% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 135,816 142,093 168,706
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

Data Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Manager in the UK

Data Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Data Manager in the UK

Data Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Data Manager over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Data Manager in the UK

Data Manager
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Data Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. 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 +83 546 £60,000 +7.14% 131
London +107 327 £66,000 -5.71% 63
UK excluding London -5 234 £50,000 - 73
North of England +31 92 £55,000 - 17
South East +23 71 £50,000 +4.17% 25
Yorkshire +47 51 £55,000 +4.76% 5
Midlands +17 37 £43,000 -4.44% 8
North West +2 37 £57,500 +4.55% 9
West Midlands +18 22 £46,500 -0.53% 3
East Midlands +26 15 £42,500 -5.56% 5
East of England -36 12 £37,500 -35.90% 8
Scotland -41 11 £56,250 -11.76% 5
South West -7 7 £52,500 +5.00% 10
Wales +20 4 £42,500 +30.77%
North East - 4 £46,750 - 3
Northern Ireland -16 2 £42,500 -5.56%

Data Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 featuring Data Manager in the job title.

1 219 (38.97%) Data Management
2 196 (34.88%) SQL
3 179 (31.85%) Finance
4 163 (29.00%) Analytics
5 122 (21.71%) Business Intelligence
6 118 (21.00%) Data Quality
7 115 (20.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 98 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
9 95 (16.90%) Data Governance
10 86 (15.30%) Project Management
11 84 (14.95%) Data Analytics
12 80 (14.23%) Data Warehouse
13 78 (13.88%) ETL
14 71 (12.63%) Tableau
15 68 (12.10%) Hadoop
15 68 (12.10%) SQL Server
16 67 (11.92%) SAP
16 67 (11.92%) Big Data
17 66 (11.74%) Retail
18 63 (11.21%) Data Analysis
19 61 (10.85%) Data Protection
19 61 (10.85%) Oracle
19 61 (10.85%) Python
19 61 (10.85%) Legal
20 58 (10.32%) Banking
21 57 (10.14%) SAS
22 56 (9.96%) Degree
23 55 (9.79%) Microsoft Excel
23 55 (9.79%) QlikView
23 55 (9.79%) Visualisation

Data 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 57 (10.14%) SAS
2 20 (3.56%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.07%) MS Project Server
4 5 (0.89%) Apache Pig
5 3 (0.53%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.18%) Apache
6 1 (0.18%) CMS
6 1 (0.18%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.18%) MTS
6 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 55 (9.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (4.80%) SPSS
3 18 (3.20%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (2.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.71%) CPLEX
6 4 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 16 (2.85%) SAP ERP
2 14 (2.49%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 10 (1.78%) Dynamics NAV
4 7 (1.25%) Eikon
5 5 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.89%) Raiser's Edge
6 4 (0.71%) Relativity
6 4 (0.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.71%) SAP MDG
7 3 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.36%) FastStats
8 2 (0.36%) iTrent
8 2 (0.36%) Maximo
8 2 (0.36%) SAP MDM
9 1 (0.18%) Actimize
9 1 (0.18%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
9 1 (0.18%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.60%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.89%) Office 365
4 4 (0.71%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (0.71%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.53%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.36%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.36%) SaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.18%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.18%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.18%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.18%) IaaS
7 1 (0.18%) PaaS
7 1 (0.18%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.07%) Internet
2 2 (0.36%) Network Security
2 2 (0.36%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (14.23%) Data Warehouse
2 68 (12.10%) Hadoop
2 68 (12.10%) SQL Server
3 67 (11.92%) Big Data
4 55 (9.79%) QlikView
5 43 (7.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 39 (6.94%) NoSQL
7 35 (6.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 34 (6.05%) Power BI
9 26 (4.63%) Apache Hive
10 24 (4.27%) BusinessObjects
11 22 (3.91%) Spotfire
12 21 (3.74%) DataStage
12 21 (3.74%) SAP Data Services
13 17 (3.02%) Relational Database
14 16 (2.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 8 (1.42%) Data Mining
16 7 (1.25%) OLAP
16 7 (1.25%) Qlik Sense
17 6 (1.07%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 18 (3.20%) JIRA
2 14 (2.49%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 10 (1.78%) RStudio
3 10 (1.78%) Subversion
4 5 (0.89%) Visual Studio
General
1 179 (31.85%) Finance
2 66 (11.74%) Retail
3 61 (10.85%) Legal
4 58 (10.32%) Banking
5 33 (5.87%) Marketing
6 26 (4.63%) Investment Banking
7 25 (4.45%) Telecoms
8 24 (4.27%) Law
9 15 (2.67%) Advertising
10 14 (2.49%) Retail Banking
11 9 (1.60%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.71%) German Language
13 3 (0.53%) Electronics
14 2 (0.36%) Back Office
14 2 (0.36%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.36%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.36%) Front Office
14 2 (0.36%) Games
14 2 (0.36%) Local Government
14 2 (0.36%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (3.02%) .NET
2 11 (1.96%) NumPy
3 9 (1.60%) Pandas
3 9 (1.60%) Web Services
4 8 (1.42%) XML
5 6 (1.07%) SciPy
6 5 (0.89%) ggplot2
6 5 (0.89%) Node.js
7 4 (0.71%) AngularJS
7 4 (0.71%) Flask
7 4 (0.71%) Spring Boot
7 4 (0.71%) Visualforce
7 4 (0.71%) WCF
7 4 (0.71%) WPF
8 3 (0.53%) .NET Core
8 3 (0.53%) EDI
8 3 (0.53%) EDIFACT
8 3 (0.53%) MDX
8 3 (0.53%) scikit-learn
9 2 (0.36%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 98 (17.44%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (5.87%) Management Information System
3 28 (4.98%) Computer Science
4 20 (3.56%) Reference Data
5 15 (2.67%) Data Structures
5 15 (2.67%) NHS
6 12 (2.14%) Virtual Team
7 11 (1.96%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.60%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
10 7 (1.25%) Data Protection Act
11 4 (0.71%) PMI
11 4 (0.71%) Reinsurance
11 4 (0.71%) Social Media
12 3 (0.53%) Freedom of Information
13 2 (0.36%) CCTV
13 2 (0.36%) Clustering
13 2 (0.36%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.36%) Equities
13 2 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.14%) Linux
2 6 (1.07%) Windows
3 5 (0.89%) AIX
4 2 (0.36%) Unix
5 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 219 (38.97%) Data Management
2 163 (29.00%) Analytics
3 122 (21.71%) Business Intelligence
4 115 (20.46%) Stakeholder Management
5 95 (16.90%) Data Governance
6 86 (15.30%) Project Management
7 84 (14.95%) Data Analytics
8 78 (13.88%) ETL
9 63 (11.21%) Data Analysis
10 61 (10.85%) Data Protection
11 55 (9.79%) Visualisation
12 50 (8.90%) Agile Software Development
13 48 (8.54%) Migration
14 47 (8.36%) Risk Management
15 45 (8.01%) Data Modelling
16 42 (7.47%) CRM
17 38 (6.76%) Coaching
18 37 (6.58%) Data Migration
19 36 (6.41%) Master Data Management
20 35 (6.23%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 196 (34.88%) SQL
2 61 (10.85%) Python
3 51 (9.07%) R
4 32 (5.69%) T-SQL
5 29 (5.16%) C
6 21 (3.74%) VBA
7 20 (3.56%) Java
8 13 (2.31%) C#
9 12 (2.14%) PHP
9 12 (2.14%) Scala
10 7 (1.25%) C++
11 6 (1.07%) MATLAB
12 5 (0.89%) Ruby
13 4 (0.71%) Apex Code
13 4 (0.71%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.71%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.53%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.36%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 2 (0.36%) Go
16 1 (0.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 56 (9.96%) Degree
2 8 (1.42%) Numerate Degree
2 8 (1.42%) PhD
3 6 (1.07%) CISSP
3 6 (1.07%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (0.71%) ISEB
4 4 (0.71%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.53%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.36%) CISA
6 2 (0.36%) CISM
6 2 (0.36%) CRISC
6 2 (0.36%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.18%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 118 (21.00%) Data Quality
2 46 (8.19%) GDPR
3 19 (3.38%) QA
4 13 (2.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.25%) COBIT
5 7 (1.25%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.89%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.53%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.53%) SLA
8 2 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.36%) FATCA
8 2 (0.36%) GCP
8 2 (0.36%) GxP
8 2 (0.36%) IFRS
8 2 (0.36%) IFRS 9
8 2 (0.36%) ISO 22301
8 2 (0.36%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.18%) MiFID
9 1 (0.18%) PMO
9 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 12 (2.14%) HDFS
2 2 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.18%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (2.14%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.36%) Puppet
4 1 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 71 (12.63%) Tableau
2 67 (11.92%) SAP
3 61 (10.85%) Oracle
4 49 (8.72%) Microsoft
5 24 (4.27%) Informatica
6 11 (1.96%) hybris
6 11 (1.96%) MicroStrategy
7 9 (1.60%) Bloomberg
7 9 (1.60%) Reuters
7 9 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.42%) Teradata
9 7 (1.25%) Alteryx
9 7 (1.25%) FactSet
9 7 (1.25%) Google
10 6 (1.07%) Cognos
11 5 (0.89%) Cloudera
11 5 (0.89%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 4 (0.71%) Nuix
13 3 (0.53%) Adobe
13 3 (0.53%) Capita