Period
to 18 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 706 658 723
Rank change year-on-year -48 +65 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Manager 476 596 565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.36% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 357 454 442
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -0.87%
10th Percentile £38,500 £35,742 £34,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -4.55% +15.79%

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 157,780 167,740 185,084
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.91% 95.94% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 127,111 134,369 155,159
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 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 -48 458 £60,000 - 114
London -20 243 £67,500 +3.85% 47
UK excluding London -38 229 £55,000 +4.76% 74
North of England -3 64 £52,500 -8.70% 17
South East -14 55 £55,000 -4.35% 14
East of England +27 40 £55,000 +25.71% 7
North West +2 35 £55,000 -4.35% 9
Midlands +5 31 £60,000 +20.00% 15
West Midlands +39 28 £59,500 +8.18% 11
Yorkshire +20 27 £50,000 -13.04% 3
South West -12 25 £65,000 +44.44% 14
Scotland +5 12 £51,000 -21.54% 5
East Midlands -26 3 £92,500 +105.56% 4
Northern Ireland +6 2 £50,000 +29.03% 2
North East -10 2 £55,000 +20.22% 5

Data Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, 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 (32.77%) Finance
2 134 (28.15%) Data Management
2 134 (28.15%) Analytics
3 126 (26.47%) Data Quality
4 123 (25.84%) SQL
5 103 (21.64%) Business Intelligence
6 91 (19.12%) Data Governance
7 86 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
8 81 (17.02%) Degree
9 79 (16.60%) Data Warehouse
10 72 (15.13%) Big Data
11 71 (14.92%) Microsoft
12 70 (14.71%) Python
13 66 (13.87%) Data Analytics
14 63 (13.24%) GDPR
15 62 (13.03%) Data Science
16 60 (12.61%) Project Management
17 59 (12.39%) Banking
17 59 (12.39%) Tableau
17 59 (12.39%) Visualisation
18 56 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
19 55 (11.55%) Stakeholder Management
19 55 (11.55%) Problem-Solving
20 52 (10.92%) SQL Server
20 52 (10.92%) Data Architecture
21 51 (10.71%) ETL
22 50 (10.50%) Data Analysis
23 46 (9.66%) Microsoft Excel
23 46 (9.66%) Data Protection
24 44 (9.24%) Data Modelling

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 33 (6.93%) SAS
2 13 (2.73%) Apache Spark
3 7 (1.47%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.63%) Apache
4 3 (0.63%) ArcGIS
4 3 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.21%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.21%) CICS
5 1 (0.21%) Confluence
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.21%) Sitefinity
5 1 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 46 (9.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (4.41%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.89%) SPSS
4 6 (1.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.63%) Stata
7 1 (0.21%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 10 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.26%) Raiser's Edge
3 4 (0.84%) Cognos TM1
3 4 (0.84%) FastStats
3 4 (0.84%) HFM
3 4 (0.84%) Infor M3
3 4 (0.84%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.42%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.21%) Actimize
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.21%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.21%) Markit EDM
5 1 (0.21%) PolarLake
5 1 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.21%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 21 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.26%) Google Analytics
4 5 (1.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.63%) Trello
6 2 (0.42%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (0.42%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.21%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.21%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.21%) PaaS
7 1 (0.21%) Slack
7 1 (0.21%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.05%) SMS
2 4 (0.84%) Cisco IPT
2 4 (0.84%) Ethernet
2 4 (0.84%) Internet
2 4 (0.84%) Network Security
2 4 (0.84%) WAN
3 3 (0.63%) CTI
3 3 (0.63%) LAN
3 3 (0.63%) Skype
4 2 (0.42%) MPLS
5 1 (0.21%) Broadband
5 1 (0.21%) Firewall
5 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (16.60%) Data Warehouse
2 72 (15.13%) Big Data
3 52 (10.92%) SQL Server
4 36 (7.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 36 (7.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (7.14%) Power BI
6 29 (6.09%) QlikView
7 24 (5.04%) Relational Database
8 20 (4.20%) Hadoop
9 17 (3.57%) Data Lake
10 16 (3.36%) MySQL
10 16 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 13 (2.73%) BusinessObjects
11 13 (2.73%) Spotfire
12 7 (1.47%) Apache Hive
12 7 (1.47%) NoSQL
13 6 (1.26%) GIS
14 5 (1.05%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (1.05%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
14 5 (1.05%) DB2
Development Applications
1 5 (1.05%) JIRA
2 2 (0.42%) Jenkins
2 2 (0.42%) Selenium
2 2 (0.42%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.21%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.21%) LoadRunner
3 1 (0.21%) RStudio
3 1 (0.21%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.21%) Subversion
General
1 156 (32.77%) Finance
2 59 (12.39%) Banking
3 37 (7.77%) Marketing
4 25 (5.25%) Legal
5 19 (3.99%) Advertising
5 19 (3.99%) Financial Institution
5 19 (3.99%) Retail
6 18 (3.78%) Law
7 15 (3.15%) Investment Banking
8 10 (2.10%) Manufacturing
8 10 (2.10%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (1.89%) General Ledger
10 7 (1.47%) Telecoms
11 6 (1.26%) Back Office
12 5 (1.05%) Retail Banking
13 2 (0.42%) Automotive
14 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.21%) Billing
14 1 (0.21%) Front Office
14 1 (0.21%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.36%) HTML
2 7 (1.47%) Ajax
2 7 (1.47%) CSS
2 7 (1.47%) LAMP
3 6 (1.26%) .NET
3 6 (1.26%) Web Services
4 5 (1.05%) Natural Language Processing
4 5 (1.05%) XML
5 3 (0.63%) NumPy
5 3 (0.63%) Pandas
5 3 (0.63%) Regular Expression
6 2 (0.42%) EDI
6 2 (0.42%) FpML
6 2 (0.42%) Kafka
6 2 (0.42%) MLlib
7 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.21%) Gherkin
7 1 (0.21%) SparkR
7 1 (0.21%) TensorFlow
7 1 (0.21%) Theano
Miscellaneous
1 86 (18.07%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.72%) Computer Science
3 29 (6.09%) Management Information System
4 24 (5.04%) Data Structures
5 11 (2.31%) Reference Data
6 10 (2.10%) Data Centre
6 10 (2.10%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (2.10%) User Experience
7 9 (1.89%) Social Media
8 8 (1.68%) Cyberthreat
8 8 (1.68%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (1.68%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.68%) Tandem
9 5 (1.05%) Fintech
10 4 (0.84%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.84%) Driving Licence
10 4 (0.84%) Market Risk
10 4 (0.84%) PMI
11 3 (0.63%) FMCG
11 3 (0.63%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.31%) Linux
2 8 (1.68%) Windows
3 7 (1.47%) Windows Server
4 4 (0.84%) Unix
5 1 (0.21%) AIX
5 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (28.15%) Analytics
1 134 (28.15%) Data Management
2 103 (21.64%) Business Intelligence
3 91 (19.12%) Data Governance
4 66 (13.87%) Data Analytics
5 62 (13.03%) Data Science
6 60 (12.61%) Project Management
7 59 (12.39%) Visualisation
8 56 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
9 55 (11.55%) Problem-Solving
9 55 (11.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 52 (10.92%) Data Architecture
11 51 (10.71%) ETL
12 50 (10.50%) Data Analysis
13 46 (9.66%) Data Protection
14 44 (9.24%) Data Modelling
15 43 (9.03%) Migration
16 39 (8.19%) Data Visualisation
17 37 (7.77%) Data Migration
17 37 (7.77%) Data Strategy
Programming Languages
1 123 (25.84%) SQL
2 70 (14.71%) Python
3 39 (8.19%) R
4 20 (4.20%) JavaScript
5 19 (3.99%) Java
6 17 (3.57%) C#
7 16 (3.36%) T-SQL
8 11 (2.31%) C++
9 9 (1.89%) PHP
9 9 (1.89%) Scala
10 6 (1.26%) Perl
11 5 (1.05%) C
11 5 (1.05%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.63%) VBA
13 2 (0.42%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.21%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.21%) JCL
14 1 (0.21%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.21%) REXX
14 1 (0.21%) VB
Qualifications
1 81 (17.02%) Degree
2 10 (2.10%) PMI Certification
3 8 (1.68%) ISEB
3 8 (1.68%) PMP
4 7 (1.47%) CISM
4 7 (1.47%) CISSP
4 7 (1.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 6 (1.26%) Postgraduate
6 5 (1.05%) ACCA
6 5 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (1.05%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.84%) CISA
7 4 (0.84%) PhD
8 3 (0.63%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.42%) MBA
10 1 (0.21%) CRISC
10 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (0.21%) MCP
10 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (26.47%) Data Quality
2 63 (13.24%) GDPR
3 35 (7.35%) Solvency II
4 22 (4.62%) IFRS
5 21 (4.41%) Dodd-Frank
6 12 (2.52%) QA
6 12 (2.52%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 11 (2.31%) FATCA
7 11 (2.31%) IFRS 9
8 7 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 2 (0.42%) MiFID
10 1 (0.21%) EMIR
10 1 (0.21%) GxP
10 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.63%) HDFS
2 1 (0.21%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.42%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
1 2 (0.42%) CSIRT
1 2 (0.42%) Oozie
2 1 (0.21%) CASB
Vendors
1 71 (14.92%) Microsoft
2 59 (12.39%) Tableau
3 31 (6.51%) Oracle
4 20 (4.20%) SAP
5 10 (2.10%) Cognos
6 9 (1.89%) Bloomberg
6 9 (1.89%) Informatica
7 8 (1.68%) Sun
8 7 (1.47%) FactSet
8 7 (1.47%) Reuters
8 7 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.05%) Google
9 5 (1.05%) IBM
9 5 (1.05%) Talend
10 4 (0.84%) Ab Initio
10 4 (0.84%) Adobe
10 4 (0.84%) Cognizant
10 4 (0.84%) Hyperion
10 4 (0.84%) Sage
11 3 (0.63%) McAfee