Period
to 19 April 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 684 729 711
Rank change year-on-year +45 -18 +104
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Manager 550 478 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.29% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 439 389 473
UK median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.55% -4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +3.09% -4.90% -7.27%

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 171,036 166,082 198,027
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.46% 96.56% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 139,943 137,888 166,120
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +44 516 £59,500 +3.48% 114
London +71 313 £70,000 - 47
UK excluding London -21 233 £50,000 +3.09% 74
North of England +28 78 £55,000 +22.22% 18
South East -25 71 £45,000 -7.22% 18
Yorkshire +21 42 £54,500 +21.11% 8
Midlands +3 31 £52,500 +9.38% 14
North West -8 28 £55,000 - 9
Scotland -12 23 £49,000 +32.43% 6
West Midlands -12 19 £52,500 +8.25% 6
East of England -45 14 £53,500 -5.73% 12
East Midlands +5 12 £43,750 +7.36% 8
South West -15 9 £52,500 +5.00% 5
North East -15 8 £42,750 -1.16% 1
Northern Ireland +6 4 £67,500 +50.00%
Wales +2 3 £37,500 +7.14% 1

Data Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 202 (36.73%) SQL
2 181 (32.91%) Data Management
3 168 (30.55%) Finance
4 149 (27.09%) Analytics
5 108 (19.64%) Data Governance
6 104 (18.91%) Data Quality
7 95 (17.27%) Analytical Skills
8 93 (16.91%) Business Intelligence
9 91 (16.55%) Stakeholder Management
10 77 (14.00%) Project Management
10 77 (14.00%) GDPR
11 74 (13.45%) ETL
12 73 (13.27%) Data Analytics
13 71 (12.91%) Data Protection
14 67 (12.18%) Tableau
14 67 (12.18%) Microsoft Excel
15 64 (11.64%) Degree
16 60 (10.91%) SQL Server
17 59 (10.73%) Data Analysis
18 58 (10.55%) Retail
18 58 (10.55%) Data Warehouse
19 57 (10.36%) Python
19 57 (10.36%) Data Science
20 56 (10.18%) Big Data
21 53 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
22 50 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
23 48 (8.73%) QlikView
24 47 (8.55%) Migration
25 46 (8.36%) Legal
25 46 (8.36%) Banking

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 46 (8.36%) SAS
2 15 (2.73%) Apache Spark
2 15 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.64%) Apache Pig
4 5 (0.91%) MS Project Server
5 4 (0.73%) Apache
6 3 (0.55%) IIS
7 1 (0.18%) CMS
Applications
1 67 (12.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (2.73%) SPSS
4 12 (2.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.36%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.18%) CPLEX
7 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (2.36%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (1.82%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 8 (1.45%) SAP ERP
4 6 (1.09%) Relativity
5 4 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.36%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.18%) Actimize
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.18%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.18%) Raiser's Edge
7 1 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.18%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.18%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.55%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.55%) MailChimp
5 3 (0.55%) SaaS
6 2 (0.36%) Amazon EMR
6 2 (0.36%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (0.36%) Office 365
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.18%) AdWords
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.18%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.18%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
7 1 (0.18%) IaaS
7 1 (0.18%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.91%) Internet
2 3 (0.55%) Broadband
2 3 (0.55%) SMS
3 2 (0.36%) Cisco IPT
3 2 (0.36%) Network Security
4 1 (0.18%) Firewall
4 1 (0.18%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.18%) LAN
4 1 (0.18%) Structured Cabling
4 1 (0.18%) WAN
4 1 (0.18%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 58 (10.55%) Data Warehouse
3 56 (10.18%) Big Data
4 48 (8.73%) QlikView
5 41 (7.45%) Hadoop
6 34 (6.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 34 (6.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (4.91%) Power BI
8 25 (4.55%) NoSQL
9 21 (3.82%) Apache Hive
9 21 (3.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 19 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
11 15 (2.73%) Data Mining
12 14 (2.55%) Spotfire
13 12 (2.18%) DataStage
13 12 (2.18%) Qlik Sense
14 9 (1.64%) Base SAS
14 9 (1.64%) Relational Database
14 9 (1.64%) SAP Data Services
15 7 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (2.55%) Subversion
2 11 (2.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 6 (1.09%) LSMW
3 6 (1.09%) RStudio
4 5 (0.91%) JIRA
5 3 (0.55%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.18%) ER Studio
General
1 168 (30.55%) Finance
2 58 (10.55%) Retail
3 46 (8.36%) Banking
3 46 (8.36%) Legal
4 44 (8.00%) Marketing
5 26 (4.73%) Law
6 17 (3.09%) Advertising
7 12 (2.18%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.82%) Financial Institution
8 10 (1.82%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.55%) Games
10 3 (0.55%) German Language
10 3 (0.55%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.36%) Back Office
11 2 (0.36%) French Language
11 2 (0.36%) Front Office
11 2 (0.36%) Private Banking
12 1 (0.18%) Electronics
12 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (4.00%) .NET
2 11 (2.00%) NumPy
3 10 (1.82%) Web Services
4 6 (1.09%) Pandas
4 6 (1.09%) SciPy
5 5 (0.91%) ggplot2
5 5 (0.91%) scikit-learn
5 5 (0.91%) WCF
5 5 (0.91%) WPF
6 4 (0.73%) Kafka
6 4 (0.73%) XML
7 3 (0.55%) EDI
7 3 (0.55%) EDIFACT
7 3 (0.55%) HTML
7 3 (0.55%) JSP
8 2 (0.36%) Anaconda
8 2 (0.36%) D3.js
9 1 (0.18%) .NET Core
9 1 (0.18%) PySpark
9 1 (0.18%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 95 (17.27%) Analytical Skills
2 40 (7.27%) Management Information System
3 20 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 19 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 17 (3.09%) Data Structures
6 16 (2.91%) Algorithms
7 10 (1.82%) Data Protection Act
8 8 (1.45%) Social Media
9 6 (1.09%) Fintech
9 6 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.09%) Reference Data
9 6 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (0.91%) User Experience
11 4 (0.73%) Credit Risk
11 4 (0.73%) Derivative
11 4 (0.73%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.73%) Market Risk
12 3 (0.55%) NHS
12 3 (0.55%) PMI
12 3 (0.55%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 6 (1.09%) Windows
2 3 (0.55%) AIX
2 3 (0.55%) HPUX
2 3 (0.55%) Solaris
2 3 (0.55%) Unix
3 1 (0.18%) Linux
3 1 (0.18%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (32.91%) Data Management
2 149 (27.09%) Analytics
3 108 (19.64%) Data Governance
4 93 (16.91%) Business Intelligence
5 91 (16.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 77 (14.00%) Project Management
7 74 (13.45%) ETL
8 73 (13.27%) Data Analytics
9 71 (12.91%) Data Protection
10 59 (10.73%) Data Analysis
11 57 (10.36%) Data Science
12 53 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
13 50 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
14 47 (8.55%) Migration
15 45 (8.18%) Visualisation
16 42 (7.64%) Data Strategy
17 40 (7.27%) CRM
18 38 (6.91%) Data Migration
18 38 (6.91%) Data Modelling
19 36 (6.55%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 202 (36.73%) SQL
2 57 (10.36%) Python
3 40 (7.27%) R
4 27 (4.91%) C
4 27 (4.91%) T-SQL
5 25 (4.55%) VBA
6 15 (2.73%) Java
6 15 (2.73%) PHP
7 8 (1.45%) C#
7 8 (1.45%) MATLAB
8 7 (1.27%) C++
9 6 (1.09%) ABAP
10 3 (0.55%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.36%) Scala
11 2 (0.36%) VB
11 2 (0.36%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 64 (11.64%) Degree
2 9 (1.64%) Numerate Degree
2 9 (1.64%) PhD
3 8 (1.45%) CISM
3 8 (1.45%) CISSP
4 6 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.91%) ISEB
5 5 (0.91%) Security Cleared
6 3 (0.55%) CISA
6 3 (0.55%) CRISC
6 3 (0.55%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.55%) PMI Certification
7 2 (0.36%) ACCA
7 2 (0.36%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.18%) APMP
8 1 (0.18%) CISMP
8 1 (0.18%) ISEB Practitioner
8 1 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 104 (18.91%) Data Quality
2 77 (14.00%) GDPR
3 15 (2.73%) QA
4 14 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.27%) GxP
5 7 (1.27%) SLA
5 7 (1.27%) Solvency II
6 6 (1.09%) Dodd-Frank
6 6 (1.09%) FATCA
6 6 (1.09%) GCP
6 6 (1.09%) IFRS
6 6 (1.09%) IFRS 9
7 4 (0.73%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
8 3 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 2 (0.36%) PMO
10 1 (0.18%) COBIT
10 1 (0.18%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.18%) EMIR
10 1 (0.18%) MiFID
System Software
1 6 (1.09%) HDFS
2 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (1.45%) Oozie
2 4 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.18%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 67 (12.18%) Tableau
2 46 (8.36%) Microsoft
2 46 (8.36%) Oracle
2 46 (8.36%) SAP
3 14 (2.55%) hybris
4 12 (2.18%) Alteryx
5 11 (2.00%) Informatica
6 10 (1.82%) Cognos
6 10 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.64%) Google
8 6 (1.09%) Capita
8 6 (1.09%) Nuix
9 5 (0.91%) IBM
9 5 (0.91%) Pardot
10 3 (0.55%) Adobe
10 3 (0.55%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.55%) Hortonworks
11 2 (0.36%) Cloudera
11 2 (0.36%) HP
11 2 (0.36%) Marketo