Period
to 26 February 2020

The median annual salary for a Data Manager was £73,999 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 26 February 2020.

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
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 552 668 707
Rank change year-on-year +116 +39 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Manager 533 510 547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.45% 0.35% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 386 371 434
UK median annual salary £73,999 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £132,500 £100,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,607 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +10.19% +5.77% +5.58%

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 117,547 145,213 169,001
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.47% 95.94% 96.38%
Number of salaries quoted 94,215 116,338 138,908
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 26 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Data Manager in the UK

Data 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 Data Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 26 February 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 +128 506 £73,999 +23.33% 91
London +128 299 £95,000 +35.71% 29
UK excluding London +55 224 £60,607 +10.19% 66
North of England +85 75 £60,607 +21.21% 17
South East +12 58 £62,500 +13.64% 17
Yorkshire +60 43 £48,250 -3.50% 6
Midlands +20 34 £50,000 -14.16% 17
North West +52 21 £72,500 +42.86% 8
South West +27 21 £61,500 +11.82% 4
West Midlands +24 21 £47,500 -20.83% 10
East of England +54 17 £55,000 +0.92% 7
Scotland +28 14 £48,750 -27.78% 1
East Midlands +18 13 £50,000 +25.22% 7
North East - 11 £67,303 - 3
Wales 0 5 £54,000 -0.87% 3

Data Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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.

1 289 (54.22%) Analytics
2 233 (43.71%) SQL
3 160 (30.02%) Business Intelligence
4 146 (27.39%) Data Quality
5 139 (26.08%) Data Analytics
6 126 (23.64%) Mentoring
6 126 (23.64%) Finance
7 123 (23.08%) AWS
8 118 (22.14%) Analytical Skills
9 116 (21.76%) Data Management
10 115 (21.58%) Bloomberg
11 113 (21.20%) Investment Management
12 109 (20.45%) Asset Management
13 105 (19.70%) Data Governance
14 104 (19.51%) Web Services
15 103 (19.32%) Front Office
16 102 (19.14%) Data Analysis
16 102 (19.14%) Fixed Income
16 102 (19.14%) Equities
17 101 (18.95%) Derivative
17 101 (18.95%) Hedge funds
18 99 (18.57%) Python
19 97 (18.20%) Machine Learning
20 96 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
21 95 (17.82%) Project Management
22 94 (17.64%) Reference Data
23 91 (17.07%) SQL Server
24 89 (16.70%) Visualisation
25 88 (16.51%) ETL
26 83 (15.57%) Artificial Intelligence

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 19 (3.56%) SAS
2 8 (1.50%) Apache Spark
3 7 (1.31%) SharePoint
4 5 (0.94%) Apache
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle Coherence
6 1 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.19%) Confluence
6 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
Applications
1 54 (10.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.31%) SPSS
4 5 (0.94%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) Stata
Business Applications
1 40 (7.50%) PolarLake
2 34 (6.38%) Eagle PACE
2 34 (6.38%) Markit EDM
3 21 (3.94%) FINCAD Analytics
4 7 (1.31%) SAP GTS
4 7 (1.31%) SAP SD
5 5 (0.94%) FastStats
5 5 (0.94%) SAP S/4HANA
6 4 (0.75%) Adobe Campaign
6 4 (0.75%) Unica
7 3 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.38%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.38%) SAP InfiniteInsight
9 1 (0.19%) Raiser's Edge
Cloud Services
1 123 (23.08%) AWS
2 54 (10.13%) Power Platform
3 50 (9.38%) Azure
4 26 (4.88%) GCP
5 9 (1.69%) SaaS
6 8 (1.50%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.13%) IaaS
8 6 (1.13%) PaaS
9 4 (0.75%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.75%) iPaaS
9 4 (0.75%) Office 365
9 4 (0.75%) Responsys
9 4 (0.75%) Silverpop
10 3 (0.56%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.38%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.38%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.44%) Internet
2 5 (0.94%) Wireless
3 4 (0.75%) SSL
4 1 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 62 (11.63%) Data Warehouse
3 54 (10.13%) Power BI
4 48 (9.01%) Data Lake
5 31 (5.82%) Big Data
6 25 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 23 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 22 (4.13%) Amazon Athena
8 22 (4.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 21 (3.94%) Hadoop
9 21 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (3.75%) QlikView
11 16 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 13 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
13 11 (2.06%) Relational Database
14 9 (1.69%) OLAP
14 9 (1.69%) Spotfire
15 8 (1.50%) SAP HANA
16 7 (1.31%) Apache Hive
16 7 (1.31%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 6 (1.13%) JIRA
2 3 (0.56%) ERwin
3 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
3 2 (0.38%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 126 (23.64%) Finance
2 103 (19.32%) Front Office
3 64 (12.01%) Back Office
4 44 (8.26%) Banking
5 35 (6.57%) Legal
6 33 (6.19%) Retail
7 32 (6.00%) Marketing
8 21 (3.94%) Digital Economy
9 14 (2.63%) Telecoms
10 11 (2.06%) Manufacturing
11 10 (1.88%) Games
11 10 (1.88%) Public Sector
12 4 (0.75%) Advertising
12 4 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.56%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.56%) Publishing
14 2 (0.38%) Automotive
14 2 (0.38%) Law
15 1 (0.19%) French Language
15 1 (0.19%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 104 (19.51%) Web Services
2 21 (3.94%) J2EE
3 17 (3.19%) MDX
4 5 (0.94%) Natural Language Processing
4 5 (0.94%) XML
5 4 (0.75%) JSON
5 4 (0.75%) WS-I
6 3 (0.56%) Kafka
7 2 (0.38%) .NET
7 2 (0.38%) NumPy
7 2 (0.38%) Pandas
7 2 (0.38%) REST
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.19%) Apache NiFi
8 1 (0.19%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.19%) JMS
8 1 (0.19%) scikit-learn
8 1 (0.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 118 (22.14%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (19.14%) Equities
2 102 (19.14%) Fixed Income
3 101 (18.95%) Derivative
3 101 (18.95%) Hedge funds
4 94 (17.64%) Reference Data
5 51 (9.57%) Greenfield Project
6 27 (5.07%) Data Protection Act
7 21 (3.94%) Equity Derivative
7 21 (3.94%) Exotic Derivative
8 19 (3.56%) Data Centre
9 18 (3.38%) Data Structures
10 15 (2.81%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.88%) Algorithms
12 9 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
13 8 (1.50%) Taxonomies
14 6 (1.13%) FMCG
14 6 (1.13%) Online Games
15 5 (0.94%) Life Science
15 5 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (0.94%) Linux
2 2 (0.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 289 (54.22%) Analytics
2 160 (30.02%) Business Intelligence
3 139 (26.08%) Data Analytics
4 126 (23.64%) Mentoring
5 116 (21.76%) Data Management
6 113 (21.20%) Investment Management
7 109 (20.45%) Asset Management
8 105 (19.70%) Data Governance
9 102 (19.14%) Data Analysis
10 97 (18.20%) Machine Learning
11 96 (18.01%) Agile Software Development
12 95 (17.82%) Project Management
13 89 (16.70%) Visualisation
14 88 (16.51%) ETL
15 83 (15.57%) Artificial Intelligence
16 73 (13.70%) Change Management
17 64 (12.01%) Migration
18 61 (11.44%) Data Extraction
19 60 (11.26%) Performance Attribution
20 58 (10.88%) Master Data Management
Programming Languages
1 233 (43.71%) SQL
2 99 (18.57%) Python
3 52 (9.76%) R
4 26 (4.88%) Java
5 25 (4.69%) C++
6 23 (4.32%) T-SQL
7 22 (4.13%) C#
8 21 (3.94%) JavaScript
8 21 (3.94%) Kotlin
9 15 (2.81%) C
10 12 (2.25%) VBA
11 11 (2.06%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 6 (1.13%) MATLAB
13 4 (0.75%) VB
14 3 (0.56%) Scala
15 2 (0.38%) PL/SQL
16 1 (0.19%) ABAP
16 1 (0.19%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 66 (12.38%) Degree
2 5 (0.94%) CCNP
2 5 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (0.94%) PhD
3 4 (0.75%) Numerate Degree
4 3 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.38%) CISM
5 2 (0.38%) CISSP
5 2 (0.38%) JNCIS
5 2 (0.38%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.38%) PMP
5 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (27.39%) Data Quality
2 33 (6.19%) GDPR
3 8 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.50%) SLA
4 6 (1.13%) Actionable Recommendations
4 6 (1.13%) PMO
5 5 (0.94%) QA
6 3 (0.56%) GLP
6 3 (0.56%) GMP
7 2 (0.38%) BS7799
8 1 (0.19%) NIST
8 1 (0.19%) NIST 800
8 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (1.50%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 5 (0.94%) SCCM
3 2 (0.38%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.19%) CASB
4 1 (0.19%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 115 (21.58%) Bloomberg
2 74 (13.88%) Tableau
3 61 (11.44%) Oracle
4 54 (10.13%) Microsoft
5 53 (9.94%) Alteryx
6 45 (8.44%) Teradata
7 44 (8.26%) Automation Anywhere
7 44 (8.26%) Blue Prism
7 44 (8.26%) Cadence
7 44 (8.26%) UiPath
8 34 (6.38%) SAP
9 27 (5.07%) Google
10 22 (4.13%) Reuters
11 12 (2.25%) Informatica
12 8 (1.50%) FactSet
12 8 (1.50%) Netezza
12 8 (1.50%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (1.31%) FIS
13 7 (1.31%) Workday
13 7 (1.31%) WorldPay