Period
to 23 September 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 September 2017.

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 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 656 702 685
Rank change year-on-year +46 -17 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Manager 573 587 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.31% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 436 459 507
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - -
10th Percentile £35,250 £38,100 £36,250
90th Percentile £86,875 £85,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £49,750
% change year-on-year -9.09% +10.55% -13.48%

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 168074 187163 212844
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.46% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 134767 157240 176352
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 September 2017.

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 September 2017. 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 +55 558 £60,000 +7.14% 28
London +44 290 £65,000 - 15
UK excluding London +40 283 £50,000 -9.09% 15
North of England -9 83 £55,000 - 3
South East +43 76 £55,000 - 5
North West -24 44 £55,000 -7.56%
Midlands +41 40 £52,500 - 2
East of England +12 36 £43,750 -16.67% 1
Yorkshire +23 34 £50,000 -9.09% 3
South West +39 33 £46,250 -7.50% 2
West Midlands +15 22 £55,500 +0.91% 1
East Midlands +35 18 £50,000 - 1
Scotland -21 10 £61,250 -15.52%
North East +21 5 £36,500 -23.16%
Wales +17 5 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £35,000 - 1

Data Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 2017, Data Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Data Manager in the job title.

1 213 (37.17%) Analytics
2 198 (34.55%) Finance
3 192 (33.51%) Data Management
4 190 (33.16%) SQL
5 177 (30.89%) Business Intelligence
6 140 (24.43%) Analytical Skills
7 115 (20.07%) Data Quality
8 113 (19.72%) Big Data
8 113 (19.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 110 (19.20%) Project Management
10 109 (19.02%) Data Analytics
11 100 (17.45%) Hadoop
12 98 (17.10%) ETL
13 96 (16.75%) Tableau
14 90 (15.71%) Data Warehouse
15 87 (15.18%) SAP
16 86 (15.01%) Visualisation
17 83 (14.49%) Data Governance
18 80 (13.96%) Python
19 79 (13.79%) R
20 74 (12.91%) SQL Server
21 70 (12.22%) Marketing
22 68 (11.87%) Degree
23 66 (11.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
24 65 (11.34%) Data Analysis
25 62 (10.82%) SAS
26 54 (9.42%) Retail
27 52 (9.08%) QlikView
28 51 (8.90%) Banking
29 50 (8.73%) Telecoms

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 62 (10.82%) SAS
2 35 (6.11%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.05%) Apache Pig
4 4 (0.70%) ArcGIS
4 4 (0.70%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.35%) Apache
5 2 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.17%) MTS
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 38 (6.63%) SPSS
2 35 (6.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (1.57%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.52%) CPLEX
5 3 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.75%) SAP ERP
2 8 (1.40%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 7 (1.22%) Eikon
3 7 (1.22%) FastStats
4 5 (0.87%) Actimize
5 4 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.70%) iTrent
5 4 (0.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.52%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 3 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.52%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (0.52%) SAP MDG
7 2 (0.35%) Eloqua
7 2 (0.35%) Raiser's Edge
7 2 (0.35%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.35%) SAP MDM
7 2 (0.35%) SAP PM
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.17%) Oracle ERP
8 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 26 (4.54%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (3.32%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (1.40%) Amazon EMR
4 8 (1.40%) Amazon Kinesis
5 6 (1.05%) Adobe Analytics
6 4 (0.70%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.70%) Office 365
7 3 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (0.52%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.17%) PaaS
8 1 (0.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.87%) Internet
2 2 (0.35%) Firewall
2 2 (0.35%) SMS
2 2 (0.35%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.17%) Extranet
3 1 (0.17%) NAS
3 1 (0.17%) SAN
3 1 (0.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (19.72%) Big Data
2 100 (17.45%) Hadoop
3 90 (15.71%) Data Warehouse
4 74 (12.91%) SQL Server
5 66 (11.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 52 (9.08%) QlikView
7 50 (8.73%) NoSQL
8 38 (6.63%) Apache Hive
8 38 (6.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 35 (6.11%) BusinessObjects
9 35 (6.11%) Power BI
10 29 (5.06%) Spotfire
11 26 (4.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 19 (3.32%) Pentaho
13 18 (3.14%) DataStage
13 18 (3.14%) Relational Database
13 18 (3.14%) SAP Data Services
14 17 (2.97%) Data Mining
14 17 (2.97%) Impala
15 12 (2.09%) GIS
Development Applications
1 20 (3.49%) JIRA
2 18 (3.14%) RStudio
2 18 (3.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 18 (3.14%) Subversion
3 3 (0.52%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.35%) Visual Studio
General
1 198 (34.55%) Finance
2 70 (12.22%) Marketing
3 54 (9.42%) Retail
4 51 (8.90%) Banking
5 50 (8.73%) Telecoms
6 48 (8.38%) Manufacturing
7 44 (7.68%) Legal
8 38 (6.63%) Electronics
9 28 (4.89%) Investment Banking
10 20 (3.49%) Retail Banking
11 10 (1.75%) Advertising
12 9 (1.57%) Games
13 8 (1.40%) Aerospace
14 6 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
15 5 (0.87%) Law
16 3 (0.52%) Spanish Language
17 2 (0.35%) Back Office
17 2 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
17 2 (0.35%) German Language
17 2 (0.35%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.14%) XML
2 12 (2.09%) .NET
3 9 (1.57%) MDX
3 9 (1.57%) scikit-learn
3 9 (1.57%) TensorFlow
4 4 (0.70%) PostGIS
4 4 (0.70%) Regular Expression
4 4 (0.70%) Visualforce
5 3 (0.52%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.52%) Flask
5 3 (0.52%) Node.js
5 3 (0.52%) NumPy
5 3 (0.52%) Pandas
5 3 (0.52%) SciPy
5 3 (0.52%) Spring Boot
5 3 (0.52%) Web Services
6 2 (0.35%) .NET Core
6 2 (0.35%) CGI
6 2 (0.35%) EDI
6 2 (0.35%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 140 (24.43%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.93%) Management Information System
3 28 (4.89%) Computer Science
4 24 (4.19%) Reference Data
5 23 (4.01%) Algorithms
6 22 (3.84%) Virtual Team
7 19 (3.32%) NHS
8 17 (2.97%) Data Structures
9 15 (2.62%) Data Centre
10 12 (2.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (2.09%) User Experience
11 7 (1.22%) Data Protection Act
11 7 (1.22%) Social Network
12 6 (1.05%) Equities
12 6 (1.05%) Fixed Income
12 6 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
13 5 (0.87%) Credit Risk
13 5 (0.87%) Derivative
13 5 (0.87%) OTC Derivatives
14 4 (0.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (1.75%) Linux
2 7 (1.22%) Unix
3 5 (0.87%) AIX
3 5 (0.87%) Windows
4 4 (0.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 213 (37.17%) Analytics
2 192 (33.51%) Data Management
3 177 (30.89%) Business Intelligence
4 113 (19.72%) Stakeholder Management
5 110 (19.20%) Project Management
6 109 (19.02%) Data Analytics
7 98 (17.10%) ETL
8 86 (15.01%) Visualisation
9 83 (14.49%) Data Governance
10 65 (11.34%) Data Analysis
11 50 (8.73%) Mathematics
12 48 (8.38%) Data Modelling
12 48 (8.38%) Migration
13 47 (8.20%) Machine Learning
14 44 (7.68%) Data Protection
14 44 (7.68%) Data Visualisation
15 43 (7.50%) CRM
15 43 (7.50%) Digital Marketing
16 42 (7.33%) Agile Software Development
17 40 (6.98%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 190 (33.16%) SQL
2 80 (13.96%) Python
3 79 (13.79%) R
4 48 (8.38%) T-SQL
5 27 (4.71%) Java
6 16 (2.79%) Scala
6 16 (2.79%) VBA
7 14 (2.44%) MATLAB
8 12 (2.09%) C
8 12 (2.09%) C#
9 10 (1.75%) JavaScript
10 6 (1.05%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 5 (0.87%) Ruby
11 5 (0.87%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.70%) Apex Code
12 4 (0.70%) C++
13 3 (0.52%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.17%) Korn
14 1 (0.17%) Perl
14 1 (0.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 68 (11.87%) Degree
2 23 (4.01%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.27%) CISSP
3 13 (2.27%) PhD
4 12 (2.09%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.40%) CISM
6 6 (1.05%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.87%) Postgraduate
8 4 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (0.70%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.35%) CCNA
9 2 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.35%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.35%) HNC
9 2 (0.35%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.35%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.35%) PMP
10 1 (0.17%) CBAP
10 1 (0.17%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 115 (20.07%) Data Quality
2 21 (3.66%) GDPR
3 16 (2.79%) QA
4 13 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.57%) PCI DSS
6 7 (1.22%) COBIT
7 4 (0.70%) Government Security Classifications
8 3 (0.52%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.52%) PMO
9 2 (0.35%) GCP
9 2 (0.35%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.17%) Actionable Recommendations
10 1 (0.17%) ISAE 3402
10 1 (0.17%) SLA
10 1 (0.17%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (3.66%) HDFS
2 3 (0.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.52%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.17%) KVM
Systems Management
1 20 (3.49%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (1.05%) Oozie
3 1 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 96 (16.75%) Tableau
2 87 (15.18%) SAP
3 46 (8.03%) Oracle
4 41 (7.16%) Microsoft
5 25 (4.36%) Cloudera
6 20 (3.49%) Informatica
7 17 (2.97%) Google
8 16 (2.79%) MicroStrategy
9 13 (2.27%) Hortonworks
10 12 (2.09%) MapR
11 10 (1.75%) Teradata
12 9 (1.57%) Bloomberg
12 9 (1.57%) Cognos
13 8 (1.40%) Facebook
13 8 (1.40%) FactSet
13 8 (1.40%) Reuters
14 7 (1.22%) Adobe
14 7 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
15 4 (0.70%) IBM
15 4 (0.70%) Minitab