Period
to 13 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Data Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 13 October 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
13 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 599 726 664
Rank change year-on-year +127 -62 +65
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Manager 531 463 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.30% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 400 348 452
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.80%
10th Percentile £39,975 £38,500 £35,524
90th Percentile £105,000 £94,125 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year +7.27% +7.32% -6.82%

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 130,930 156,719 167,979
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.68% 95.93% 95.98%
Number of salaries quoted 104,324 126,285 134,604
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
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 13 October 2019.

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 13 October 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 +110 500 £65,000 +8.33% 97
London +120 272 £78,000 +20.00% 45
UK excluding London +86 254 £59,000 +7.27% 58
South East +65 95 £65,000 +19.82% 12
North of England +14 55 £55,000 +4.76% 15
North West +38 45 £87,500 +59.09% 5
South West +20 38 £60,000 -7.69% 4
Midlands +29 25 £47,500 -20.83% 9
Scotland +23 23 £42,500 -16.67% 6
West Midlands +23 21 £47,500 -20.83% 8
East of England +37 16 £61,250 +11.36% 12
Yorkshire -10 9 £55,000 +10.00% 10
East Midlands +30 4 £52,500 -43.24% 1
Wales - 2 £49,000 -
North East +14 1 £35,000 -36.36%

Data Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 October 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.

1 156 (29.38%) Analytics
2 145 (27.31%) Data Management
3 134 (25.24%) SQL
4 133 (25.05%) Finance
5 119 (22.41%) Data Quality
6 102 (19.21%) Business Intelligence
7 95 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
8 92 (17.33%) Data Governance
9 87 (16.38%) Agile Software Development
10 83 (15.63%) Python
11 79 (14.88%) GDPR
12 77 (14.50%) Data Science
13 72 (13.56%) Data Warehouse
14 69 (12.99%) Data Protection
15 65 (12.24%) AWS
16 61 (11.49%) Data Analytics
16 61 (11.49%) Project Management
16 61 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
17 60 (11.30%) Machine Learning
18 58 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
19 57 (10.73%) Degree
19 57 (10.73%) Mentoring
20 54 (10.17%) Big Data
21 53 (9.98%) Migration
22 50 (9.42%) Management Information System
23 49 (9.23%) SAP
23 49 (9.23%) Marketing
23 49 (9.23%) Data Analysis
24 48 (9.04%) SQL Server
25 47 (8.85%) R

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 (3.58%) SAS
2 13 (2.45%) Apache Spark
3 5 (0.94%) Apache Pig
4 2 (0.38%) Apache Airflow
4 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.38%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.19%) Apache
5 1 (0.19%) Confluence
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle Coherence
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 32 (6.03%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (2.64%) SPSS
3 8 (1.51%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.75%) GNU Octave
6 4 (0.75%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.38%) Stata
Business Applications
1 27 (5.08%) PolarLake
2 25 (4.71%) Markit EDM
3 22 (4.14%) Eagle PACE
4 10 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (1.13%) SAP S/4HANA
6 5 (0.94%) Oracle iProcurement
6 5 (0.94%) SAP GTS
6 5 (0.94%) SAP SD
7 4 (0.75%) FINCAD Analytics
8 3 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.38%) FastStats
9 2 (0.38%) SAP ERP
9 2 (0.38%) SAP MDM
10 1 (0.19%) Raiser's Edge
10 1 (0.19%) SAP MDG
10 1 (0.19%) SAP MDG-S
10 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 65 (12.24%) AWS
2 40 (7.53%) Power Platform
3 36 (6.78%) Azure
4 21 (3.95%) GCP
5 8 (1.51%) Azure Data Factory
6 6 (1.13%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.94%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 5 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.94%) Amazon SQS
7 5 (0.94%) SaaS
8 4 (0.75%) IaaS
8 4 (0.75%) Office 365
9 3 (0.56%) PaaS
10 2 (0.38%) Google Tag Manager
10 2 (0.38%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
11 1 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.19%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.38%) Internet
2 1 (0.19%) Broadband
2 1 (0.19%) Firewall
2 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (13.56%) Data Warehouse
2 54 (10.17%) Big Data
3 48 (9.04%) SQL Server
4 40 (7.53%) Power BI
5 23 (4.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 22 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (3.58%) Hadoop
7 19 (3.58%) MySQL
8 13 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 12 (2.26%) Data Lake
9 12 (2.26%) QlikView
10 10 (1.88%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (1.88%) SAP HANA
11 9 (1.69%) NoSQL
12 8 (1.51%) EDMS
12 8 (1.51%) Qlik Sense
12 8 (1.51%) Relational Database
13 7 (1.32%) PostgreSQL
14 6 (1.13%) Amazon Redshift
14 6 (1.13%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 9 (1.69%) ERwin
2 2 (0.38%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.38%) JIRA
3 1 (0.19%) Hudson
3 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.19%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 133 (25.05%) Finance
2 49 (9.23%) Marketing
3 36 (6.78%) Banking
4 34 (6.40%) Front Office
5 23 (4.33%) Retail
6 21 (3.95%) Legal
7 20 (3.77%) Telecoms
8 16 (3.01%) Manufacturing
9 15 (2.82%) Law
10 14 (2.64%) Back Office
11 13 (2.45%) Public Sector
12 6 (1.13%) Local Government
13 5 (0.94%) Fire and Rescue
14 4 (0.75%) Automotive
14 4 (0.75%) Games
15 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
16 2 (0.38%) Music Industry
17 1 (0.19%) Advertising
17 1 (0.19%) Billing
17 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.59%) Web Services
2 18 (3.39%) SailPoint
3 9 (1.69%) NumPy
3 9 (1.69%) Pandas
4 5 (0.94%) Node.js
5 4 (0.75%) J2EE
5 4 (0.75%) MDX
6 3 (0.56%) Natural Language Processing
7 2 (0.38%) Celery
7 2 (0.38%) PyTables
7 2 (0.38%) SciPy
8 1 (0.19%) .NET
8 1 (0.19%) Elastic Stack
8 1 (0.19%) HTML
8 1 (0.19%) Kafka
8 1 (0.19%) REST
8 1 (0.19%) RESTful
8 1 (0.19%) SAML
8 1 (0.19%) SAP Fiori
8 1 (0.19%) scikit-learn
Miscellaneous
1 95 (17.89%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (9.42%) Management Information System
3 40 (7.53%) Reference Data
4 33 (6.21%) Fixed Income
5 32 (6.03%) Data Protection Act
5 32 (6.03%) Derivative
5 32 (6.03%) Equities
5 32 (6.03%) Hedge funds
6 16 (3.01%) Virtual Team
7 13 (2.45%) Greenfield Project
8 12 (2.26%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.69%) NHS
10 7 (1.32%) Credit Risk
10 7 (1.32%) Data Structures
11 6 (1.13%) Data Centre
12 4 (0.75%) Equity Derivative
12 4 (0.75%) Exotic Derivative
12 4 (0.75%) Social Media
12 4 (0.75%) Taxonomies
13 3 (0.56%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (3.01%) Linux
2 5 (0.94%) CentOS
2 5 (0.94%) Ubuntu
2 5 (0.94%) Unix
2 5 (0.94%) Windows
3 4 (0.75%) Debian
3 4 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (29.38%) Analytics
2 145 (27.31%) Data Management
3 102 (19.21%) Business Intelligence
4 92 (17.33%) Data Governance
5 87 (16.38%) Agile Software Development
6 77 (14.50%) Data Science
7 69 (12.99%) Data Protection
8 61 (11.49%) Data Analytics
8 61 (11.49%) Problem-Solving
8 61 (11.49%) Project Management
9 60 (11.30%) Machine Learning
10 58 (10.92%) Stakeholder Management
11 57 (10.73%) Mentoring
12 53 (9.98%) Migration
13 49 (9.23%) Data Analysis
14 45 (8.47%) Data Migration
15 42 (7.91%) Asset Management
16 41 (7.72%) Visualisation
17 40 (7.53%) Data Strategy
18 37 (6.97%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (25.24%) SQL
2 83 (15.63%) Python
3 47 (8.85%) R
4 20 (3.77%) MATLAB
5 15 (2.82%) C
6 12 (2.26%) Java
7 11 (2.07%) Scala
8 9 (1.69%) T-SQL
8 9 (1.69%) VBA
9 8 (1.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 6 (1.13%) C++
10 6 (1.13%) PHP
11 5 (0.94%) C#
11 5 (0.94%) U-SQL
12 4 (0.75%) JavaScript
12 4 (0.75%) Kotlin
12 4 (0.75%) Perl
13 2 (0.38%) VB
14 1 (0.19%) ABAP
14 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 57 (10.73%) Degree
2 27 (5.08%) Postgraduate
3 19 (3.58%) CISSP
4 18 (3.39%) CISM
5 12 (2.26%) Numerate Degree
5 12 (2.26%) PhD
6 6 (1.13%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.94%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.94%) PMP
8 2 (0.38%) CISA
8 2 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.38%) CRISC
8 2 (0.38%) FFIEC
8 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.19%) CCNA
9 1 (0.19%) CCNP
9 1 (0.19%) MCSE
9 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.19%) RHCE
9 1 (0.19%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (22.41%) Data Quality
2 79 (14.88%) GDPR
3 31 (5.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 18 (3.39%) PMO
5 13 (2.45%) QA
6 6 (1.13%) GLP
6 6 (1.13%) GMP
7 5 (0.94%) COBIT
8 3 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.56%) NIST
8 3 (0.56%) SLA
9 2 (0.38%) NIST 800
10 1 (0.19%) GxP
10 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (0.94%) Docker
2 4 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.19%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (0.94%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 1 (0.19%) Ansible
2 1 (0.19%) CASB
2 1 (0.19%) DatAdvantage
2 1 (0.19%) Kibana
2 1 (0.19%) logstash
2 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.19%) Puppet
2 1 (0.19%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 49 (9.23%) SAP
2 43 (8.10%) Bloomberg
3 36 (6.78%) Microsoft
4 31 (5.84%) Google
5 27 (5.08%) Oracle
5 27 (5.08%) Tableau
6 24 (4.52%) Informatica
7 17 (3.20%) CA Agile Central
7 17 (3.20%) Forcepoint
8 10 (1.88%) Progress
9 6 (1.13%) Aprimo
9 6 (1.13%) Minitab
9 6 (1.13%) Pega
9 6 (1.13%) Salesforce.com
10 5 (0.94%) Teradata
10 5 (0.94%) Workday
11 4 (0.75%) Red Hat
11 4 (0.75%) Talend
11 4 (0.75%) Vertica
11 4 (0.75%) VMware