Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Data Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 645 685 748
Rank change year-on-year +40 +63 -57
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Manager 499 554 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.32% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.34% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 376 432 356
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £56,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +2.68% +1.82%
10th Percentile £38,750 £36,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £100,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 144,593 165,356 169,885
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.19% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 115,609 134,433 141,414
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 21 January 2019.

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 21 January 2019. 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 +35 479 £60,000 - 95
UK excluding London +75 249 £55,000 +4.76% 58
London -2 246 £70,000 +6.06% 48
South East +34 86 £55,000 +10.00% 14
North of England +3 52 £50,000 -12.28% 15
Midlands +43 46 £57,500 +23.66% 5
North West +27 31 £53,250 -7.39% 10
West Midlands +38 27 £59,500 +27.96% 4
East of England +38 26 £49,750 +17.06% 9
South West +43 23 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Yorkshire -4 20 £50,000 -9.09% 5
East Midlands +27 19 £39,930 -13.66% 1
Scotland +11 11 £67,500 +20.00% 7
Northern Ireland -13 4 £50,000 +17.65%
North East +8 1 £55,000 +17.65%
Wales +5 1 £54,477 +28.18% 4

Data Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, Data 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 Data Manager in the job title.

1 163 (32.67%) SQL
2 160 (32.06%) Finance
3 146 (29.26%) Analytics
4 137 (27.45%) Data Management
5 129 (25.85%) Data Quality
6 106 (21.24%) Business Intelligence
7 105 (21.04%) Degree
8 96 (19.24%) Data Governance
9 92 (18.44%) Visualisation
10 90 (18.04%) Data Warehouse
11 82 (16.43%) Tableau
12 78 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
12 78 (15.63%) Microsoft
13 75 (15.03%) Data Science
14 74 (14.83%) Banking
15 73 (14.63%) Python
16 70 (14.03%) Data Analytics
17 64 (12.83%) Power BI
17 64 (12.83%) Data Visualisation
18 62 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
19 59 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
20 58 (11.62%) Project Management
21 56 (11.22%) Problem-Solving
22 55 (11.02%) Data Analysis
23 54 (10.82%) ETL
24 52 (10.42%) Big Data
25 48 (9.62%) SQL Server
25 48 (9.62%) GDPR
26 47 (9.42%) R
27 46 (9.22%) QlikView

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 36 (7.21%) SAS
2 23 (4.61%) Apache Spark
3 5 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (1.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.40%) Apache
4 2 (0.40%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.20%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.20%) Confluence
5 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 45 (9.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (4.01%) SPSS
3 13 (2.61%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (1.40%) Stata
5 3 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.40%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (1.40%) SAP MDG
2 6 (1.20%) NetSuite
3 5 (1.00%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 4 (0.80%) Cognos TM1
4 4 (0.80%) Raiser's Edge
4 4 (0.80%) SAP BPC
5 2 (0.40%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.40%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.20%) Actimize
6 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.20%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.20%) FastStats
6 1 (0.20%) HFM
6 1 (0.20%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.20%) PolarLake
6 1 (0.20%) thinkFolio
6 1 (0.20%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.61%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (1.80%) Azure Machine Learning
5 5 (1.00%) Slack
5 5 (1.00%) Trello
6 4 (0.80%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (0.80%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.80%) PaaS
6 4 (0.80%) Serverless
7 2 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.20%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.20%) Broadband
1 1 (0.20%) Cisco IPT
1 1 (0.20%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.20%) Internet
1 1 (0.20%) Network Security
1 1 (0.20%) WAN
1 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (18.04%) Data Warehouse
2 64 (12.83%) Power BI
3 52 (10.42%) Big Data
4 48 (9.62%) SQL Server
5 46 (9.22%) QlikView
6 40 (8.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 34 (6.81%) Relational Database
8 32 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 29 (5.81%) Spotfire
10 23 (4.61%) Hadoop
11 22 (4.41%) Data Lake
12 19 (3.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (3.01%) Data Mining
14 14 (2.81%) MySQL
15 9 (1.80%) NoSQL
16 8 (1.60%) Apache Hive
17 7 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
17 7 (1.40%) Pentaho
18 5 (1.00%) MS Access
18 5 (1.00%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 8 (1.60%) JIRA
2 6 (1.20%) Git (software)
3 5 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.80%) Visual Studio
4 4 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.60%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.40%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.40%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.40%) Selenium
7 1 (0.20%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.20%) Subversion
General
1 160 (32.06%) Finance
2 74 (14.83%) Banking
3 30 (6.01%) Marketing
4 28 (5.61%) Retail
5 15 (3.01%) Legal
6 13 (2.61%) Investment Banking
7 12 (2.40%) Advertising
7 12 (2.40%) Retail Banking
8 11 (2.20%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.80%) Manufacturing
10 7 (1.40%) Law
11 6 (1.20%) Telecoms
12 5 (1.00%) Aerospace
12 5 (1.00%) General Ledger
13 4 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.40%) Back Office
15 1 (0.20%) Automotive
15 1 (0.20%) Front Office
15 1 (0.20%) Music Industry
15 1 (0.20%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (3.01%) HTML
2 10 (2.00%) .NET
3 9 (1.80%) CSS
4 7 (1.40%) Ajax
4 7 (1.40%) LAMP
4 7 (1.40%) Natural Language Processing
5 6 (1.20%) Web Services
6 4 (0.80%) Apache NiFi
6 4 (0.80%) XML
7 2 (0.40%) Gherkin
7 2 (0.40%) jQuery
7 2 (0.40%) MDX
7 2 (0.40%) NumPy
7 2 (0.40%) Pandas
7 2 (0.40%) PySpark
7 2 (0.40%) Regular Expression
8 1 (0.20%) Kafka
8 1 (0.20%) MLlib
8 1 (0.20%) REST
8 1 (0.20%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 78 (15.63%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (6.61%) Management Information System
3 22 (4.41%) Data Structures
4 15 (3.01%) Fintech
5 13 (2.61%) User Experience
6 12 (2.40%) Data Centre
7 9 (1.80%) PMI
8 6 (1.20%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
9 5 (1.00%) Tandem
10 4 (0.80%) Hedge funds
10 4 (0.80%) Market Risk
10 4 (0.80%) NHS
10 4 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (0.80%) Social Media
10 4 (0.80%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.60%) FMCG
11 3 (0.60%) Smart Meter
11 3 (0.60%) Social Network
11 3 (0.60%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.40%) Linux
2 8 (1.60%) Windows
3 7 (1.40%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.40%) Unix
5 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (29.26%) Analytics
2 137 (27.45%) Data Management
3 106 (21.24%) Business Intelligence
4 96 (19.24%) Data Governance
5 92 (18.44%) Visualisation
6 75 (15.03%) Data Science
7 70 (14.03%) Data Analytics
8 64 (12.83%) Data Visualisation
9 62 (12.42%) Stakeholder Management
10 59 (11.82%) Agile Software Development
11 58 (11.62%) Project Management
12 56 (11.22%) Problem-Solving
13 55 (11.02%) Data Analysis
14 54 (10.82%) ETL
15 46 (9.22%) Data Modelling
16 43 (8.62%) Machine Learning
17 41 (8.22%) Data Architecture
17 41 (8.22%) Data Protection
18 40 (8.02%) Data Strategy
18 40 (8.02%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 163 (32.67%) SQL
2 73 (14.63%) Python
3 47 (9.42%) R
4 24 (4.81%) Java
5 22 (4.41%) T-SQL
6 18 (3.61%) JavaScript
7 17 (3.41%) C#
8 13 (2.61%) Scala
9 12 (2.40%) PHP
10 11 (2.20%) C++
11 9 (1.80%) VBA
12 7 (1.40%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.20%) Go
13 6 (1.20%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.00%) C
15 4 (0.80%) U-SQL
16 3 (0.60%) Shell Script
17 2 (0.40%) MATLAB
17 2 (0.40%) Perl
18 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 105 (21.04%) Degree
2 21 (4.21%) CISA
3 20 (4.01%) CISM
3 20 (4.01%) CISSP
4 10 (2.00%) PhD
5 9 (1.80%) PMI Certification
6 7 (1.40%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (1.00%) CRISC
7 5 (1.00%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.80%) DBS Check
8 4 (0.80%) ISEB
8 4 (0.80%) MCAD
8 4 (0.80%) MCDBA
8 4 (0.80%) MCSD
8 4 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.80%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.60%) Security Cleared
10 2 (0.40%) PMP
10 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 129 (25.85%) Data Quality
2 48 (9.62%) GDPR
3 38 (7.62%) Solvency II
4 34 (6.81%) Dodd-Frank
5 30 (6.01%) IFRS
6 18 (3.61%) FATCA
7 16 (3.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 15 (3.01%) PCI DSS
9 11 (2.20%) QA
10 8 (1.60%) IFRS 9
11 6 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 1 (0.20%) Basel III
12 1 (0.20%) CDISC
12 1 (0.20%) EMIR
12 1 (0.20%) MiFID
12 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (0.80%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.00%) CASB
2 1 (0.20%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
2 1 (0.20%) CSIRT
2 1 (0.20%) Oozie
Vendors
1 82 (16.43%) Tableau
2 78 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 39 (7.82%) Oracle
4 20 (4.01%) SAP
5 16 (3.21%) Informatica
6 13 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.80%) Talend
8 8 (1.60%) Bloomberg
9 7 (1.40%) Cognos
9 7 (1.40%) FactSet
9 7 (1.40%) Reuters
9 7 (1.40%) Sun
10 6 (1.20%) Algorithmics
10 6 (1.20%) Facebook
10 6 (1.20%) Google
11 5 (1.00%) Databricks
11 5 (1.00%) IBM
11 5 (1.00%) Symantec
12 4 (0.80%) Alteryx
13 3 (0.60%) MapR