Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Data Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 666 736 652
Rank change year-on-year +70 -84 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Manager 614 545 794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.29% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.30% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 463 409 566
UK median annual salary £60,000 £56,500 £55,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.19% +2.26% -7.14%
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -6.98%

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 172542 183486 211561
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 138422 153547 175640
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +98 596 £60,000 +7.14% 24
London +79 331 £66,000 -5.71% 15
UK excluding London +41 283 £55,000 +4.76% 11
North of England +16 88 £56,000 +1.82% 6
South East +28 78 £57,500 +15.00% 3
Midlands +56 44 £46,500 +3.33%
North West -3 43 £55,000 - 1
Yorkshire +40 41 £57,500 +4.55% 4
East of England -14 29 £42,500 -24.11%
South West +22 26 £45,000 -5.26%
West Midlands +16 24 £46,500 +3.33%
East Midlands +44 20 £46,250 -7.50%
Scotland -12 13 £57,500 -20.69% 1
Wales +25 5 £45,000 +38.46% 1
North East +12 4 £56,000 +17.89% 1
Northern Ireland -19 2 £42,500 -5.56%

Data Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 223 (36.32%) Analytics
2 218 (35.50%) Finance
3 216 (35.18%) Data Management
4 204 (33.22%) SQL
5 171 (27.85%) Business Intelligence
6 140 (22.80%) Analytical Skills
7 137 (22.31%) Stakeholder Management
8 130 (21.17%) Data Quality
9 115 (18.73%) Big Data
10 112 (18.24%) Hadoop
11 111 (18.08%) Data Analytics
12 105 (17.10%) ETL
13 99 (16.12%) Project Management
14 98 (15.96%) Data Governance
15 97 (15.80%) Data Warehouse
16 95 (15.47%) Tableau
17 87 (14.17%) SAP
18 83 (13.52%) Python
19 79 (12.87%) SAS
19 79 (12.87%) Visualisation
20 77 (12.54%) SQL Server
21 76 (12.38%) R
22 73 (11.89%) Degree
23 72 (11.73%) Data Analysis
24 68 (11.07%) Banking
25 63 (10.26%) Marketing
25 63 (10.26%) QlikView
26 61 (9.93%) Retail
27 60 (9.77%) NoSQL
28 59 (9.61%) 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 79 (12.87%) SAS
2 37 (6.03%) Apache Spark
3 5 (0.81%) Apache Pig
3 5 (0.81%) MS Project Server
3 5 (0.81%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.49%) Apache
5 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.16%) MTS
6 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 56 (9.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 40 (6.51%) SPSS
3 13 (2.12%) Microsoft Office
4 12 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (0.98%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.65%) CPLEX
6 4 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 17 (2.77%) SAP ERP
2 14 (2.28%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 8 (1.30%) Eikon
4 6 (0.98%) FastStats
5 5 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.81%) SAP MDG
6 4 (0.65%) Actimize
6 4 (0.65%) iTrent
6 4 (0.65%) Raiser's Edge
6 4 (0.65%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.49%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (0.33%) Maximo
8 2 (0.33%) SAP MDM
9 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
9 1 (0.16%) Eloqua
9 1 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (2.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (1.63%) Amazon EMR
4 8 (1.30%) Amazon Kinesis
5 7 (1.14%) Adobe Analytics
6 5 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.65%) Office 365
8 3 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.49%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (0.49%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.16%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.16%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
10 1 (0.16%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (0.16%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.16%) PaaS
10 1 (0.16%) SaaS
10 1 (0.16%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.81%) Internet
2 3 (0.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (18.73%) Big Data
2 112 (18.24%) Hadoop
3 97 (15.80%) Data Warehouse
4 77 (12.54%) SQL Server
5 63 (10.26%) QlikView
6 60 (9.77%) NoSQL
7 58 (9.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 46 (7.49%) Apache Hive
9 43 (7.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 36 (5.86%) Spotfire
11 34 (5.54%) Power BI
12 32 (5.21%) BusinessObjects
13 25 (4.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 22 (3.58%) Relational Database
15 20 (3.26%) DataStage
15 20 (3.26%) SAP Data Services
16 17 (2.77%) Impala
17 16 (2.61%) Pentaho
18 13 (2.12%) Data Mining
19 12 (1.95%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 25 (4.07%) JIRA
2 23 (3.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 20 (3.26%) RStudio
3 20 (3.26%) Subversion
4 4 (0.65%) Visual Studio
5 3 (0.49%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 218 (35.50%) Finance
2 68 (11.07%) Banking
3 63 (10.26%) Marketing
4 61 (9.93%) Retail
5 53 (8.63%) Legal
6 50 (8.14%) Telecoms
7 34 (5.54%) Investment Banking
7 34 (5.54%) Manufacturing
8 27 (4.40%) Electronics
9 22 (3.58%) Retail Banking
10 11 (1.79%) Advertising
10 11 (1.79%) Games
11 10 (1.63%) Law
12 8 (1.30%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.65%) German Language
15 3 (0.49%) Back Office
15 3 (0.49%) Spanish Language
16 2 (0.33%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.77%) XML
2 9 (1.47%) .NET
3 8 (1.30%) NumPy
3 8 (1.30%) Pandas
3 8 (1.30%) scikit-learn
3 8 (1.30%) TensorFlow
4 7 (1.14%) Web Services
5 5 (0.81%) Node.js
6 4 (0.65%) AngularJS
6 4 (0.65%) Flask
6 4 (0.65%) ggplot2
6 4 (0.65%) MDX
6 4 (0.65%) Regular Expression
6 4 (0.65%) SciPy
6 4 (0.65%) Spring Boot
6 4 (0.65%) Visualforce
7 3 (0.49%) .NET Core
7 3 (0.49%) Kafka
8 2 (0.33%) Apache Avro
8 2 (0.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 140 (22.80%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.54%) Computer Science
3 29 (4.72%) Management Information System
4 27 (4.40%) Reference Data
5 21 (3.42%) Virtual Team
6 20 (3.26%) Algorithms
7 19 (3.09%) NHS
8 17 (2.77%) Data Structures
9 12 (1.95%) Data Centre
10 10 (1.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 8 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (1.30%) User Experience
12 7 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
13 6 (0.98%) Social Network
14 5 (0.81%) Equities
15 4 (0.65%) Credit Risk
15 4 (0.65%) Fixed Income
15 4 (0.65%) Freedom of Information
15 4 (0.65%) Reinsurance
15 4 (0.65%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 12 (1.95%) Linux
2 5 (0.81%) AIX
2 5 (0.81%) Unix
2 5 (0.81%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (36.32%) Analytics
2 216 (35.18%) Data Management
3 171 (27.85%) Business Intelligence
4 137 (22.31%) Stakeholder Management
5 111 (18.08%) Data Analytics
6 105 (17.10%) ETL
7 99 (16.12%) Project Management
8 98 (15.96%) Data Governance
9 79 (12.87%) Visualisation
10 72 (11.73%) Data Analysis
11 59 (9.61%) Data Modelling
12 57 (9.28%) Agile Software Development
13 55 (8.96%) Mathematics
14 53 (8.63%) Migration
15 49 (7.98%) Machine Learning
16 48 (7.82%) Data Protection
17 45 (7.33%) Risk Management
18 43 (7.00%) CRM
19 38 (6.19%) Asset Management
19 38 (6.19%) Data Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 204 (33.22%) SQL
2 83 (13.52%) Python
3 76 (12.38%) R
4 46 (7.49%) T-SQL
5 26 (4.23%) Java
6 22 (3.58%) VBA
7 19 (3.09%) Scala
8 17 (2.77%) C
9 10 (1.63%) C#
9 10 (1.63%) MATLAB
10 9 (1.47%) JavaScript
11 5 (0.81%) C++
11 5 (0.81%) Ruby
11 5 (0.81%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.65%) Apex Code
12 4 (0.65%) PL/SQL
13 3 (0.49%) PHP
14 2 (0.33%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 2 (0.33%) Go
15 1 (0.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 73 (11.89%) Degree
2 23 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 12 (1.95%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.63%) PhD
5 8 (1.30%) CISSP
5 8 (1.30%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (0.98%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.49%) CISM
8 3 (0.49%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.33%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.33%) ISEB
9 2 (0.33%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.16%) CISA
10 1 (0.16%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.16%) ISSMP
10 1 (0.16%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 130 (21.17%) Data Quality
2 32 (5.21%) GDPR
3 16 (2.61%) QA
4 13 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.47%) PCI DSS
6 7 (1.14%) COBIT
7 4 (0.65%) Government Security Classifications
7 4 (0.65%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.49%) ISO 14001
9 2 (0.33%) GCP
9 2 (0.33%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.33%) PMO
9 2 (0.33%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.16%) CRD IV
10 1 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.16%) EMIR
10 1 (0.16%) FATCA
10 1 (0.16%) IFRS
10 1 (0.16%) IFRS 9
10 1 (0.16%) MiFID
System Software
1 24 (3.91%) HDFS
2 2 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.16%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 20 (3.26%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.98%) Oozie
3 3 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.33%) Puppet
5 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.16%) Terraform
Vendors
1 95 (15.47%) Tableau
2 87 (14.17%) SAP
3 58 (9.45%) Oracle
4 43 (7.00%) Microsoft
5 25 (4.07%) Cloudera
6 23 (3.75%) Informatica
7 14 (2.28%) MicroStrategy
8 13 (2.12%) Google
8 13 (2.12%) Hortonworks
9 12 (1.95%) Teradata
10 11 (1.79%) MapR
11 9 (1.47%) Adobe
11 9 (1.47%) Bloomberg
11 9 (1.47%) Reuters
12 8 (1.30%) Facebook
12 8 (1.30%) FactSet
13 7 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
14 5 (0.81%) Cognos
14 5 (0.81%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
15 4 (0.65%) Ab Initio