Period
to 23 July 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 702 695 724
Rank change year-on-year -7 +29 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Manager 513 552 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.31% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.32% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 391 434 511
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -8.33%
10th Percentile £38,226 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% -4.55%

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 166,603 170,818 195,522
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.19% 96.18% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,776 139,014 164,319
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £76,250
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 23 July 2018.

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 23 July 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 -10 477 £60,000 - 84
London +16 275 £65,000 -3.70% 37
UK excluding London -58 233 £55,000 +10.00% 52
North of England +13 64 £52,500 +2.44% 9
South East -49 54 £56,750 +15.23% 16
East of England +9 36 £56,000 +6.67% 7
Yorkshire +36 32 £50,000 - 1
Midlands +5 29 £53,000 +9.28% 10
North West -4 26 £55,000 - 8
Scotland -6 25 £55,000 +37.50% 3
West Midlands +30 23 £60,000 +14.50% 6
South West -24 19 £65,000 +44.44% 5
East Midlands -10 6 £45,000 +12.50% 4
North East -17 6 £45,125 +4.34%
Northern Ireland -2 4 £67,500 +92.86% 2
Wales +5 2 £37,500 +7.14%

Data Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 160 (31.19%) Finance
2 146 (28.46%) Data Management
3 145 (28.27%) Analytics
4 140 (27.29%) SQL
5 126 (24.56%) Data Quality
6 118 (23.00%) Data Governance
7 97 (18.91%) Business Intelligence
8 93 (18.13%) Analytical Skills
9 85 (16.57%) Project Management
10 79 (15.40%) GDPR
11 77 (15.01%) Degree
12 74 (14.42%) Data Analytics
13 70 (13.65%) Big Data
13 70 (13.65%) Data Warehouse
14 69 (13.45%) Stakeholder Management
14 69 (13.45%) Data Science
15 66 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
16 64 (12.48%) Tableau
16 64 (12.48%) Data Protection
17 63 (12.28%) ETL
18 59 (11.50%) Microsoft Excel
19 58 (11.31%) Data Analysis
20 54 (10.53%) Python
21 53 (10.33%) SQL Server
22 51 (9.94%) Banking
23 50 (9.75%) Visualisation
24 49 (9.55%) Marketing
25 48 (9.36%) Migration
25 48 (9.36%) Problem-Solving
26 46 (8.97%) Data Strategy

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 34 (6.63%) SAS
2 17 (3.31%) SharePoint
3 12 (2.34%) Apache Spark
4 9 (1.75%) Apache Pig
5 5 (0.97%) Apache
6 3 (0.58%) IIS
7 2 (0.39%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.19%) CICS
8 1 (0.19%) Confluence
8 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.19%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 59 (11.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
3 9 (1.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.36%) SPSS
5 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) CPLEX
6 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.78%) Infor M3
3 3 (0.58%) FastStats
3 3 (0.58%) HFM
4 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.39%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.39%) Raiser's Edge
4 2 (0.39%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.39%) SAP InfiniteInsight
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.19%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.19%) Hyperion Planning
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.19%) Relativity
5 1 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.19%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (2.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.78%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.58%) MailChimp
6 2 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.19%) AdWords
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.19%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.19%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.19%) CloudBees
7 1 (0.19%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 1 (0.19%) Office 365
7 1 (0.19%) PaaS
7 1 (0.19%) SaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.36%) Internet
1 7 (1.36%) SMS
2 5 (0.97%) Cisco IPT
3 4 (0.78%) LAN
3 4 (0.78%) WAN
4 3 (0.58%) Broadband
4 3 (0.58%) CTI
4 3 (0.58%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.58%) Network Security
4 3 (0.58%) Skype
5 2 (0.39%) Firewall
5 2 (0.39%) MPLS
6 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.19%) Structured Cabling
6 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (13.65%) Big Data
1 70 (13.65%) Data Warehouse
2 53 (10.33%) SQL Server
3 36 (7.02%) QlikView
4 31 (6.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 31 (6.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 24 (4.68%) Hadoop
6 23 (4.48%) Power BI
7 21 (4.09%) BusinessObjects
8 18 (3.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 15 (2.92%) Apache Hive
9 15 (2.92%) NoSQL
10 12 (2.34%) Data Mining
11 10 (1.95%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.95%) Spotfire
12 7 (1.36%) MySQL
13 6 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
13 6 (1.17%) Data Lake
14 5 (0.97%) BusinessObjects Dashboards
14 5 (0.97%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 9 (1.75%) Subversion
2 5 (0.97%) LSMW
3 2 (0.39%) JIRA
3 2 (0.39%) Selenium
3 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.19%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.19%) ER Studio
4 1 (0.19%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.19%) LoadRunner
4 1 (0.19%) RStudio
4 1 (0.19%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.19%) SonarQube
General
1 160 (31.19%) Finance
2 51 (9.94%) Banking
3 49 (9.55%) Marketing
4 28 (5.46%) Legal
5 22 (4.29%) Retail
6 20 (3.90%) Financial Institution
7 19 (3.70%) Law
8 18 (3.51%) Investment Banking
9 16 (3.12%) Advertising
10 11 (2.14%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (1.95%) Telecoms
12 9 (1.75%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.97%) Back Office
14 4 (0.78%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.39%) French Language
15 2 (0.39%) German Language
15 2 (0.39%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.39%) Retail Banking
16 1 (0.19%) Games
16 1 (0.19%) Wholesale Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.53%) .NET
2 9 (1.75%) HTML
3 7 (1.36%) NumPy
4 5 (0.97%) Kafka
4 5 (0.97%) Pandas
4 5 (0.97%) Web Services
4 5 (0.97%) XML
5 4 (0.78%) EDI
5 4 (0.78%) ggplot2
5 4 (0.78%) SciPy
6 3 (0.58%) JSP
6 3 (0.58%) Regular Expression
6 3 (0.58%) scikit-learn
7 2 (0.39%) Anaconda
7 2 (0.39%) D3.js
7 2 (0.39%) EDIFACT
7 2 (0.39%) FpML
8 1 (0.19%) Gherkin
8 1 (0.19%) MDX
8 1 (0.19%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 93 (18.13%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (7.99%) Management Information System
3 33 (6.43%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.51%) Data Structures
5 17 (3.31%) Data Centre
6 15 (2.92%) Reference Data
7 12 (2.34%) Data Protection Act
7 12 (2.34%) Social Media
8 11 (2.14%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.75%) Cyberthreat
9 9 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
11 7 (1.36%) User Experience
12 5 (0.97%) Driving Licence
12 5 (0.97%) Fintech
13 4 (0.78%) Derivative
13 4 (0.78%) Life Science
13 4 (0.78%) Market Risk
13 4 (0.78%) Virtual Team
14 3 (0.58%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.17%) Unix
2 5 (0.97%) Windows
3 4 (0.78%) AIX
4 3 (0.58%) HPUX
4 3 (0.58%) Solaris
5 1 (0.19%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 146 (28.46%) Data Management
2 145 (28.27%) Analytics
3 118 (23.00%) Data Governance
4 97 (18.91%) Business Intelligence
5 85 (16.57%) Project Management
6 74 (14.42%) Data Analytics
7 69 (13.45%) Data Science
7 69 (13.45%) Stakeholder Management
8 66 (12.87%) Agile Software Development
9 64 (12.48%) Data Protection
10 63 (12.28%) ETL
11 58 (11.31%) Data Analysis
12 50 (9.75%) Visualisation
13 48 (9.36%) Migration
13 48 (9.36%) Problem-Solving
14 46 (8.97%) Data Strategy
15 43 (8.38%) Data Migration
16 42 (8.19%) Data Modelling
17 41 (7.99%) CRM
18 40 (7.80%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 140 (27.29%) SQL
2 54 (10.53%) Python
3 27 (5.26%) R
4 16 (3.12%) T-SQL
5 15 (2.92%) Java
6 13 (2.53%) C#
7 11 (2.14%) VBA
8 7 (1.36%) JavaScript
9 6 (1.17%) C
9 6 (1.17%) Perl
10 5 (0.97%) ABAP
10 5 (0.97%) MATLAB
11 4 (0.78%) Scala
12 3 (0.58%) C++
12 3 (0.58%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.39%) PHP
13 2 (0.39%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.39%) VB
14 1 (0.19%) JCL
14 1 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 77 (15.01%) Degree
2 11 (2.14%) CISM
2 11 (2.14%) CISSP
3 10 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.75%) PMI Certification
5 8 (1.56%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (1.36%) ISEB
7 6 (1.17%) PhD
7 6 (1.17%) PMP
8 5 (0.97%) ACCA
8 5 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 4 (0.78%) CISA
10 3 (0.58%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.39%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.39%) DV Cleared
11 2 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
11 2 (0.39%) MBA
11 2 (0.39%) Security Cleared
12 1 (0.19%) APMP
12 1 (0.19%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 126 (24.56%) Data Quality
2 79 (15.40%) GDPR
3 20 (3.90%) Solvency II
4 17 (3.31%) QA
5 15 (2.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 11 (2.14%) IFRS
7 10 (1.95%) Dodd-Frank
8 8 (1.56%) FATCA
8 8 (1.56%) IFRS 9
9 7 (1.36%) GCP
9 7 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 6 (1.17%) GxP
11 5 (0.97%) SLA
12 3 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials
12 3 (0.58%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.39%) MiFID
13 2 (0.39%) PMO
14 1 (0.19%) EMIR
14 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (0.39%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (1.75%) Oozie
2 3 (0.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.19%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
3 1 (0.19%) CSIRT
Vendors
1 64 (12.48%) Tableau
2 39 (7.60%) Microsoft
3 27 (5.26%) Oracle
4 24 (4.68%) SAP
5 13 (2.53%) Cognos
6 8 (1.56%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (1.36%) Alteryx
8 6 (1.17%) Google
9 5 (0.97%) Adobe
9 5 (0.97%) IBM
10 4 (0.78%) Cisco
10 4 (0.78%) Pardot
10 4 (0.78%) Sage
11 3 (0.58%) Avaya
11 3 (0.58%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.58%) Capita
11 3 (0.58%) Cognizant
11 3 (0.58%) Hyperion
11 3 (0.58%) McAfee
11 3 (0.58%) Sun