Period
to 8 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Data Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 8 July 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
8 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 528 615 726
Rank change year-on-year +87 +111 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Manager 330 581 524
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.42% 0.39% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.44% 0.41% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 204 436 429
Median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +8.70% -4.17%
10th Percentile £37,950 £39,000 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £102,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.35% +9.52% +8.25%

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 74,979 141,835 171,973
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.09% 95.88% 96.23%
Number of salaries quoted 60,414 113,279 139,610
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Data Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Data Manager in the UK

Data Manager
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Data Manager.

Salary trend for Data Manager in the UK

Data Manager
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Data Manager over the 6 months to 8 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Data Manager in the UK

Data Manager
Top 17 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 8 July 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 +84 316 £70,000 +7.69% 18
London +111 190 £76,125 +1.50% 5
UK excluding London +98 143 £60,000 +4.35% 15
North of England +134 56 £50,000 -9.09% 1
South East +83 43 £62,500 +4.17% 3
Yorkshire +128 30 £46,500 -15.45%
Midlands +110 24 £50,500 -9.01% 4
North West +75 24 £67,500 +25.58%
West Midlands +87 17 £53,500 -5.31% 3
East Midlands +77 13 £43,000 -18.10% 1
East of England +88 10 £87,500 +42.86% 3
Work from Home +28 8 £62,605 -56.82% 3
Wales +23 7 £53,750 +1.42% 1
South West +37 5 £75,000 +38.38% 2
Scotland +76 3 £62,500 +16.28%
Northern Ireland - 2 - - 1
North East - 2 £63,750 - 1

Data Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 July 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.

1 154 (46.67%) Analytics
2 143 (43.33%) SQL
3 128 (38.79%) Business Intelligence
4 94 (28.48%) Data Analytics
5 84 (25.45%) Tableau
5 84 (25.45%) ETL
6 81 (24.55%) Visualisation
7 76 (23.03%) Data Quality
8 73 (22.12%) Analytical Skills
9 72 (21.82%) Data Analysis
9 72 (21.82%) Finance
10 70 (21.21%) Project Management
10 70 (21.21%) SQL Server
11 66 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 63 (19.09%) Data Warehouse
13 60 (18.18%) Data Management
14 58 (17.58%) Data Lake
15 53 (16.06%) Power Platform
15 53 (16.06%) Power BI
15 53 (16.06%) Data Extraction
16 52 (15.76%) Oracle
16 52 (15.76%) Alteryx
16 52 (15.76%) Data Science
17 51 (15.45%) Degree
18 46 (13.94%) Change Control
19 45 (13.64%) Data Governance
20 44 (13.33%) Blue Prism
20 44 (13.33%) Proactive Monitoring
20 44 (13.33%) Automation Anywhere
20 44 (13.33%) UiPath

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 12 (3.64%) SAS
2 8 (2.42%) Apache Spark
3 3 (0.91%) Mendix
3 3 (0.91%) SharePoint
3 3 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.30%) Apache
4 1 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.91%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.61%) SAP ERP
2 2 (0.61%) SAP GTS
2 2 (0.61%) SAP InfiniteInsight
2 2 (0.61%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.30%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.30%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 53 (16.06%) Power Platform
2 42 (12.73%) Azure
3 24 (7.27%) AWS
4 12 (3.64%) Azure Data Factory
4 12 (3.64%) SaaS
5 10 (3.03%) GCP
5 10 (3.03%) PowerApps
6 6 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.21%) AdWords
7 4 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (1.21%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.91%) IaaS
8 3 (0.91%) iPaaS
8 3 (0.91%) Office 365
8 3 (0.91%) PaaS
8 3 (0.91%) Serverless
9 2 (0.61%) SuccessFactors
10 1 (0.30%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.30%) AWS CloudTrail
Communications & Networking
1 17 (5.15%) Internet
2 4 (1.21%) SSL
3 2 (0.61%) Wireless
4 1 (0.30%) Cisco IPT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 63 (19.09%) Data Warehouse
3 58 (17.58%) Data Lake
4 53 (16.06%) Power BI
5 22 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (5.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (4.55%) Big Data
7 15 (4.55%) QlikView
8 12 (3.64%) Hadoop
8 12 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (2.73%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (2.73%) Data Mining
9 9 (2.73%) MySQL
9 9 (2.73%) PostgreSQL
10 8 (2.42%) OLAP
11 7 (2.12%) Snowflake Schema
12 6 (1.82%) BigQuery
13 5 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
13 5 (1.52%) PowerPivot
14 4 (1.21%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 14 (4.24%) JIRA
2 10 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.21%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 72 (21.82%) Finance
2 35 (10.61%) Legal
3 21 (6.36%) Marketing
4 20 (6.06%) Retail
5 18 (5.45%) Back Office
6 14 (4.24%) Banking
6 14 (4.24%) Games
7 11 (3.33%) Telecoms
8 8 (2.42%) Manufacturing
9 7 (2.12%) Advertising
9 7 (2.12%) Law
9 7 (2.12%) Police
10 6 (1.82%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.82%) Public Sector
11 4 (1.21%) Front Office
12 3 (0.91%) Publishing
13 1 (0.30%) French Language
13 1 (0.30%) Local Government
13 1 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.30%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (3.03%) .NET
2 8 (2.42%) Natural Language Processing
3 5 (1.52%) MDX
3 5 (1.52%) Web Services
4 3 (0.91%) XML
5 2 (0.61%) JSON
5 2 (0.61%) NumPy
5 2 (0.61%) Pandas
5 2 (0.61%) TensorFlow
5 2 (0.61%) WS-I
6 1 (0.30%) Keras
6 1 (0.30%) Matplotlib
6 1 (0.30%) NetworkX
6 1 (0.30%) PySpark
6 1 (0.30%) PyTorch
6 1 (0.30%) REST
6 1 (0.30%) scikit-learn
6 1 (0.30%) Shiny
6 1 (0.30%) SpaCy
6 1 (0.30%) XGBoost
Miscellaneous
1 73 (22.12%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (5.15%) Management Information System
3 14 (4.24%) Online Games
4 13 (3.94%) Data Centre
5 11 (3.33%) Reference Data
6 8 (2.42%) Fixed Income
6 8 (2.42%) Freedom of Information
7 7 (2.12%) Data Protection Act
7 7 (2.12%) Freedom of Information Act
8 5 (1.52%) Algorithms
8 5 (1.52%) Data Structures
9 4 (1.21%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (1.21%) Derivative
9 4 (1.21%) Equities
9 4 (1.21%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.21%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.21%) Taxonomies
10 3 (0.91%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.91%) Life Science
10 3 (0.91%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (0.91%) Windows
1 3 (0.91%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.30%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (46.67%) Analytics
2 128 (38.79%) Business Intelligence
3 94 (28.48%) Data Analytics
4 84 (25.45%) ETL
5 81 (24.55%) Visualisation
6 72 (21.82%) Data Analysis
7 70 (21.21%) Project Management
8 66 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 60 (18.18%) Data Management
10 53 (16.06%) Data Extraction
11 52 (15.76%) Data Science
12 46 (13.94%) Change Control
13 45 (13.64%) Data Governance
14 44 (13.33%) Proactive Monitoring
15 33 (10.00%) Machine Learning
16 31 (9.39%) Stakeholder Management
17 26 (7.88%) Artificial Intelligence
17 26 (7.88%) Decision-Making
18 25 (7.58%) Information Security
18 25 (7.58%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 143 (43.33%) SQL
2 35 (10.61%) Python
3 25 (7.58%) C
4 15 (4.55%) R
4 15 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 13 (3.94%) Java
6 5 (1.52%) Scala
7 4 (1.21%) MATLAB
7 4 (1.21%) VB
8 3 (0.91%) VBA
9 1 (0.30%) C#
9 1 (0.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.30%) Julia
Qualifications
1 51 (15.45%) Degree
2 18 (5.45%) Security Cleared
3 17 (5.15%) SC Cleared
4 14 (4.24%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.52%) PMP
6 3 (0.91%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.61%) CCNP
7 2 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.61%) JNCIS
7 2 (0.61%) PhD
8 1 (0.30%) CISM
8 1 (0.30%) CISSP
8 1 (0.30%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.30%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (23.03%) Data Quality
2 15 (4.55%) GDPR
3 14 (4.24%) Actionable Recommendations
4 7 (2.12%) SLA
5 4 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (1.21%) QA
6 3 (0.91%) MiFID
7 2 (0.61%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.30%) COBIT
8 1 (0.30%) NIST
8 1 (0.30%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 6 (1.82%) Thomson Reuters DACS
2 1 (0.30%) SCCM
Vendors
1 84 (25.45%) Tableau
2 52 (15.76%) Alteryx
2 52 (15.76%) Oracle
3 44 (13.33%) Automation Anywhere
3 44 (13.33%) Blue Prism
3 44 (13.33%) Cadence
3 44 (13.33%) Teradata
3 44 (13.33%) UiPath
4 38 (11.52%) Microsoft
5 12 (3.64%) Bloomberg
6 10 (3.03%) SAP
7 8 (2.42%) Netezza
7 8 (2.42%) Reuters
8 6 (1.82%) Databricks
8 6 (1.82%) FactSet
9 5 (1.52%) Google
10 4 (1.21%) Cognos
10 4 (1.21%) DoubleClick
10 4 (1.21%) Refinitiv
11 3 (0.91%) Workday