Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Data Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 662 735 670
Rank change year-on-year +73 -65 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Data Manager 574 472 706
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.33% 0.27% 0.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.28% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 447 351 509
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% - -
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

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 167,103 171,058 200,204
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.07% 96.47% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 135,605 142,472 167,445
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,738
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.85% +1.64%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +91 558 £60,000 +7.14% 137
London +93 334 £67,000 -4.29% 64
UK excluding London -4 239 £52,500 +5.00% 79
North of England +30 94 £55,000 - 20
South East +50 74 £52,500 +10.53% 25
Yorkshire +60 51 £55,000 +4.76% 6
North West +3 38 £57,500 +4.55% 11
Midlands +17 37 £43,000 -4.44% 8
West Midlands +10 22 £46,500 -0.53% 3
East Midlands +19 15 £42,500 -5.56% 5
East of England -38 12 £37,500 -35.90% 9
Scotland -43 11 £56,250 -11.76% 6
South West -15 7 £52,500 +5.00% 11
North East - 5 £55,000 - 3
Wales +18 4 £42,500 +30.77%
Northern Ireland -18 2 £42,500 -5.56%

Data Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 225 (39.20%) Data Management
2 199 (34.67%) SQL
3 184 (32.06%) Finance
4 167 (29.09%) Analytics
5 126 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
6 122 (21.25%) Data Quality
7 116 (20.21%) Stakeholder Management
8 100 (17.42%) Analytical Skills
9 95 (16.55%) Data Governance
10 87 (15.16%) Project Management
11 84 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
11 84 (14.63%) Data Analytics
12 83 (14.46%) ETL
13 73 (12.72%) Tableau
14 71 (12.37%) Big Data
15 70 (12.20%) Hadoop
15 70 (12.20%) SQL Server
16 68 (11.85%) SAP
16 68 (11.85%) Retail
17 64 (11.15%) Data Analysis
18 63 (10.98%) Legal
19 62 (10.80%) Oracle
19 62 (10.80%) Data Protection
20 61 (10.63%) Python
20 61 (10.63%) Banking
21 58 (10.10%) QlikView
22 57 (9.93%) SAS
23 56 (9.76%) Microsoft Excel
23 56 (9.76%) Degree
23 56 (9.76%) Visualisation

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 57 (9.93%) SAS
2 20 (3.48%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.05%) MS Project Server
4 5 (0.87%) Apache Pig
5 3 (0.52%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.17%) Apache
6 1 (0.17%) CMS
6 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.17%) MTS
6 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 56 (9.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (4.70%) SPSS
3 18 (3.14%) Microsoft Office
4 13 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 7 (1.22%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.70%) CPLEX
6 4 (0.70%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 16 (2.79%) SAP ERP
2 14 (2.44%) SAP InfiniteInsight
3 10 (1.74%) Dynamics NAV
4 8 (1.39%) Eikon
5 5 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.87%) Raiser's Edge
6 4 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (0.70%) Relativity
6 4 (0.70%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 4 (0.70%) SAP MDG
7 2 (0.35%) FastStats
7 2 (0.35%) iTrent
7 2 (0.35%) Maximo
7 2 (0.35%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.17%) Actimize
8 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.17%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.17%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.17%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.87%) Office 365
4 4 (0.70%) Azure Data Factory
4 4 (0.70%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.52%) Amazon EMR
5 3 (0.52%) SaaS
6 2 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.35%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.35%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.17%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.17%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.17%) Google Tag Manager
7 1 (0.17%) IaaS
7 1 (0.17%) PaaS
7 1 (0.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.05%) Internet
2 3 (0.52%) SMS
3 2 (0.35%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (14.63%) Data Warehouse
2 71 (12.37%) Big Data
3 70 (12.20%) Hadoop
3 70 (12.20%) SQL Server
4 58 (10.10%) QlikView
5 45 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 42 (7.32%) NoSQL
7 36 (6.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 35 (6.10%) Power BI
9 26 (4.53%) Apache Hive
10 24 (4.18%) BusinessObjects
11 22 (3.83%) DataStage
11 22 (3.83%) SAP Data Services
11 22 (3.83%) Spotfire
12 18 (3.14%) Relational Database
13 17 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (1.39%) Data Mining
14 8 (1.39%) Qlik Sense
15 7 (1.22%) MS Access
15 7 (1.22%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 19 (3.31%) JIRA
2 15 (2.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 11 (1.92%) RStudio
3 11 (1.92%) Subversion
4 5 (0.87%) Visual Studio
General
1 184 (32.06%) Finance
2 68 (11.85%) Retail
3 63 (10.98%) Legal
4 61 (10.63%) Banking
5 33 (5.75%) Marketing
6 28 (4.88%) Investment Banking
7 26 (4.53%) Telecoms
8 24 (4.18%) Law
9 15 (2.61%) Advertising
9 15 (2.61%) Retail Banking
10 9 (1.57%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.70%) Electronics
11 4 (0.70%) German Language
12 2 (0.35%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.35%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.35%) Front Office
12 2 (0.35%) Games
12 2 (0.35%) Local Government
12 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.35%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (2.96%) .NET
2 11 (1.92%) NumPy
3 9 (1.57%) Pandas
3 9 (1.57%) Web Services
4 8 (1.39%) XML
5 6 (1.05%) SciPy
6 5 (0.87%) ggplot2
6 5 (0.87%) Node.js
7 4 (0.70%) AngularJS
7 4 (0.70%) Flask
7 4 (0.70%) Spring Boot
7 4 (0.70%) Visualforce
7 4 (0.70%) WCF
7 4 (0.70%) WPF
8 3 (0.52%) .NET Core
8 3 (0.52%) EDI
8 3 (0.52%) EDIFACT
8 3 (0.52%) MDX
8 3 (0.52%) scikit-learn
9 2 (0.35%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 100 (17.42%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (5.92%) Management Information System
3 28 (4.88%) Computer Science
4 21 (3.66%) Reference Data
5 16 (2.79%) Data Structures
5 16 (2.79%) NHS
6 13 (2.26%) Virtual Team
7 11 (1.92%) Data Centre
8 9 (1.57%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.39%) Data Protection Act
9 8 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
10 4 (0.70%) PMI
10 4 (0.70%) Reinsurance
10 4 (0.70%) Social Media
11 3 (0.52%) Freedom of Information
12 2 (0.35%) CCTV
12 2 (0.35%) Clustering
12 2 (0.35%) Credit Risk
12 2 (0.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.35%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.09%) Linux
2 6 (1.05%) Windows
3 5 (0.87%) AIX
4 2 (0.35%) Unix
5 1 (0.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (39.20%) Data Management
2 167 (29.09%) Analytics
3 126 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
4 116 (20.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 95 (16.55%) Data Governance
6 87 (15.16%) Project Management
7 84 (14.63%) Data Analytics
8 83 (14.46%) ETL
9 64 (11.15%) Data Analysis
10 62 (10.80%) Data Protection
11 56 (9.76%) Visualisation
12 51 (8.89%) Migration
13 50 (8.71%) Agile Software Development
14 48 (8.36%) Risk Management
15 45 (7.84%) Data Modelling
16 43 (7.49%) CRM
17 39 (6.79%) Coaching
17 39 (6.79%) Data Migration
18 36 (6.27%) Master Data Management
18 36 (6.27%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 199 (34.67%) SQL
2 61 (10.63%) Python
3 52 (9.06%) R
4 34 (5.92%) T-SQL
5 30 (5.23%) C
6 21 (3.66%) VBA
7 20 (3.48%) Java
8 13 (2.26%) C#
9 12 (2.09%) PHP
9 12 (2.09%) Scala
10 7 (1.22%) C++
11 6 (1.05%) MATLAB
12 5 (0.87%) Ruby
13 4 (0.70%) Apex Code
13 4 (0.70%) JavaScript
13 4 (0.70%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.52%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 2 (0.35%) Go
16 1 (0.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 56 (9.76%) Degree
2 8 (1.39%) Numerate Degree
2 8 (1.39%) PhD
3 6 (1.05%) CISSP
3 6 (1.05%) Security Cleared
4 4 (0.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (0.70%) ISEB
4 4 (0.70%) PMI Certification
5 3 (0.52%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.35%) CISA
6 2 (0.35%) CISM
6 2 (0.35%) CRISC
6 2 (0.35%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 122 (21.25%) Data Quality
2 47 (8.19%) GDPR
3 19 (3.31%) QA
4 14 (2.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (1.39%) PCI DSS
6 7 (1.22%) COBIT
7 5 (0.87%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.52%) ISO 14001
8 3 (0.52%) SLA
9 2 (0.35%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.35%) FATCA
9 2 (0.35%) GCP
9 2 (0.35%) GxP
9 2 (0.35%) IFRS
9 2 (0.35%) IFRS 9
9 2 (0.35%) ISO 22301
9 2 (0.35%) PMO
9 2 (0.35%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.17%) EMIR
10 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 13 (2.26%) HDFS
2 2 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 13 (2.26%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.35%) Puppet
4 1 (0.17%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 73 (12.72%) Tableau
2 68 (11.85%) SAP
3 62 (10.80%) Oracle
4 51 (8.89%) Microsoft
5 25 (4.36%) Informatica
6 11 (1.92%) hybris
6 11 (1.92%) MicroStrategy
7 10 (1.74%) Bloomberg
7 10 (1.74%) Reuters
8 9 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.39%) FactSet
9 8 (1.39%) Teradata
10 7 (1.22%) Alteryx
10 7 (1.22%) Google
11 6 (1.05%) Cloudera
11 6 (1.05%) Cognos
12 5 (0.87%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
13 4 (0.70%) Nuix
14 3 (0.52%) Adobe
14 3 (0.52%) Hortonworks