Period
to 25 May 2018

The median annual salary for an Engineering Manager was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Engineering Manager
UK
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 974 1049 1090
Rank change year-on-year +75 +41 +110
Permanent jobs requiring an Engineering Manager 203 138 205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.082% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.085% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 132 94 145
UK median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £66,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.26% +6.40%
10th Percentile £47,625 £42,500 £42,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £87,125 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -3.70% +22.73% -

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 167,574 163,030 193,904
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.37% 96.44% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 136,241 134,968 162,789
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 £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Engineering Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Engineering Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Engineering Manager in the UK

Engineering Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Engineering Manager.

Salary trend for Engineering Manager in the UK

Engineering Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Engineering Manager over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Engineering Manager in the UK

Engineering Manager
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Engineering Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 25 May 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 +54 188 £75,000 +7.14% 26
UK excluding London +61 132 £65,000 -3.70% 17
London 0 70 £90,000 +28.57% 10
North of England +28 42 £70,000 +47.37% 4
North West +17 34 £76,250 +32.61% 4
South East -20 27 £72,500 +7.41% 4
South West -10 23 £57,500 +9.52% 2
East of England +1 14 £68,750 -1.79% 3
Midlands +13 12 £52,500 - 3
East Midlands +7 11 £52,500 - 2
Scotland -38 10 £60,000 +4.35% 1
Yorkshire +20 8 £64,000 +16.36%
Wales - 2 £60,625 -
Northern Ireland - 2 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1

Engineering Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, Engineering 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 Engineering Manager in the job title.

1 127 (62.56%) Software Engineering
2 108 (53.20%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (33.00%) Java
4 56 (27.59%) Finance
5 52 (25.62%) DevOps
6 45 (22.17%) Mentoring
7 36 (17.73%) Python
8 35 (17.24%) .NET
9 34 (16.75%) Manufacturing
10 33 (16.26%) E-Commerce
11 32 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
11 32 (15.76%) React
12 30 (14.78%) Problem-Solving
12 30 (14.78%) C#
12 30 (14.78%) JavaScript
12 30 (14.78%) Test Automation
13 28 (13.79%) Scala
13 28 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
13 28 (13.79%) C++
14 27 (13.30%) People Management
15 26 (12.81%) Open Source
15 26 (12.81%) Linux
15 26 (12.81%) Electronics
16 25 (12.32%) TDD
17 24 (11.82%) Line Management
18 23 (11.33%) Degree
19 22 (10.84%) QA
19 22 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
20 21 (10.34%) Scrum
20 21 (10.34%) AngularJS

Engineering 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 19 (9.36%) Apache Spark
2 4 (1.97%) OpenStack
3 2 (0.99%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (0.99%) Apache
3 2 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 2 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (0.99%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.49%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.49%) CMS
4 1 (0.49%) Mule
4 1 (0.49%) nginx
4 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.49%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.49%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.49%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.49%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.49%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.36%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (3.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 8 (3.94%) SaaS
4 5 (2.46%) PaaS
5 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.99%) IaaS
5 2 (0.99%) Serverless
6 1 (0.49%) Akamai
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.49%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 1 (0.49%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 1 (0.49%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.49%) GitHub
6 1 (0.49%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.97%) 5G
1 4 (1.97%) Firewall
2 3 (1.48%) LAN
2 3 (1.48%) WAN
3 2 (0.99%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (0.99%) DHCP
3 2 (0.99%) DNS
3 2 (0.99%) PBX
3 2 (0.99%) SMS
3 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.99%) Unified Communications
3 2 (0.99%) VoIP
4 1 (0.49%) AMQP
4 1 (0.49%) GSM
4 1 (0.49%) HTTP
4 1 (0.49%) LTE
4 1 (0.49%) MQTT
4 1 (0.49%) UMTS
4 1 (0.49%) VSAT
4 1 (0.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.36%) Big Data
2 18 (8.87%) Hadoop
3 8 (3.94%) MySQL
4 4 (1.97%) NoSQL
4 4 (1.97%) Redis
4 4 (1.97%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.48%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.48%) RDBMS
5 3 (1.48%) SQL Server
6 2 (0.99%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (0.99%) HBase
6 2 (0.99%) Impala
6 2 (0.99%) InterSystems Cache
6 2 (0.99%) Parquet
6 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.99%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 6 (2.96%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.46%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.48%) CA Release Automation
3 3 (1.48%) JIRA
4 2 (0.99%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.49%) Babel
5 1 (0.49%) CircleCI
5 1 (0.49%) gulp
5 1 (0.49%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.49%) JMeter
5 1 (0.49%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.49%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.49%) Robot Framework
5 1 (0.49%) Selenium
5 1 (0.49%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.49%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.49%) webpack
General
1 56 (27.59%) Finance
2 34 (16.75%) Manufacturing
3 26 (12.81%) Electronics
4 20 (9.85%) Marketing
4 20 (9.85%) Retail
4 20 (9.85%) Telecoms
5 17 (8.37%) Banking
6 12 (5.91%) Games
7 8 (3.94%) Multimedia
8 5 (2.46%) Financial Institution
8 5 (2.46%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.97%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.97%) Legal
10 3 (1.48%) Advertising
10 3 (1.48%) Front Office
11 2 (0.99%) Military
12 1 (0.49%) Automotive
12 1 (0.49%) Avionics
12 1 (0.49%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.49%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (17.24%) .NET
2 32 (15.76%) React
3 21 (10.34%) AngularJS
4 17 (8.37%) Node.js
5 12 (5.91%) Web Services
6 10 (4.93%) RESTful
7 8 (3.94%) HTML
7 8 (3.94%) NumPy
7 8 (3.94%) Pandas
8 7 (3.45%) Spring
9 6 (2.96%) REST
10 5 (2.46%) ggplot2
11 4 (1.97%) Hibernate
11 4 (1.97%) Kafka
11 4 (1.97%) Redux
11 4 (1.97%) Velocity
12 3 (1.48%) CSS
12 3 (1.48%) Flask
12 3 (1.48%) HTML5
12 3 (1.48%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 32 (15.76%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (7.88%) Computer Science
3 14 (6.90%) Virtual Team
4 11 (5.42%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (3.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 7 (3.45%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (2.96%) Algorithms
7 6 (2.96%) Cyberthreat
8 5 (2.46%) Blog
8 5 (2.46%) Fintech
8 5 (2.46%) Hedge funds
8 5 (2.46%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.48%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.48%) Private Cloud
9 3 (1.48%) User Experience
10 2 (0.99%) Cyber Defence
10 2 (0.99%) Cyberattack
10 2 (0.99%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 2 (0.99%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 26 (12.81%) Linux
2 16 (7.88%) Windows
3 8 (3.94%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.99%) Solaris
4 2 (0.99%) Windows Server
4 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.49%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (62.56%) Software Engineering
2 108 (53.20%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (25.62%) DevOps
4 45 (22.17%) Mentoring
5 33 (16.26%) E-Commerce
6 30 (14.78%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (14.78%) Test Automation
7 28 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (13.30%) People Management
9 26 (12.81%) Open Source
10 25 (12.32%) TDD
11 24 (11.82%) Line Management
12 22 (10.84%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (10.34%) Scrum
14 20 (9.85%) Digital Marketing
14 20 (9.85%) Programme Management
15 19 (9.36%) BDD
16 18 (8.87%) Decision-Making
17 17 (8.37%) Coaching
18 16 (7.88%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 67 (33.00%) Java
2 36 (17.73%) Python
3 30 (14.78%) C#
3 30 (14.78%) JavaScript
4 28 (13.79%) C++
4 28 (13.79%) Scala
5 16 (7.88%) PHP
6 10 (4.93%) Go
6 10 (4.93%) SQL
7 9 (4.43%) C
8 7 (3.45%) Ruby
9 4 (1.97%) PowerShell
10 3 (1.48%) Embedded C
10 3 (1.48%) Embedded C++
11 2 (0.99%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.99%) ES6
11 2 (0.99%) VB
12 1 (0.49%) Clojure
12 1 (0.49%) Java 8
12 1 (0.49%) R
Qualifications
1 23 (11.33%) Degree
2 7 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (2.46%) Numerate Degree
3 5 (2.46%) PMP
4 2 (0.99%) HNC
4 2 (0.99%) HND
4 2 (0.99%) MAPM
4 2 (0.99%) Master's Degree
4 2 (0.99%) PMI Certification
4 2 (0.99%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) CISM
5 1 (0.49%) CISSP
5 1 (0.49%) CREST Certified
5 1 (0.49%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.49%) MBA
5 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (10.84%) QA
2 11 (5.42%) GCP
3 7 (3.45%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 12207
4 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) NIST 800
4 1 (0.49%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.49%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (9.85%) Docker
2 14 (6.90%) Firmware
3 2 (0.99%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.99%) Apache Flume
3 2 (0.99%) HDFS
3 2 (0.99%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.99%) MetaFrame
3 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.99%) XenApp
3 2 (0.99%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 19 (9.36%) Ansible
2 17 (8.37%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.99%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.99%) Nagios
3 2 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (0.99%) Oozie
3 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.99%) Puppet
4 1 (0.49%) Mesos
4 1 (0.49%) QRadar
4 1 (0.49%) Rundeck
4 1 (0.49%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (9.85%) SAP
2 14 (6.90%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.94%) EMC
3 8 (3.94%) VMware
4 7 (3.45%) Google
5 3 (1.48%) IFS
5 3 (1.48%) Oracle
5 3 (1.48%) Splunk
6 2 (0.99%) Adobe
6 2 (0.99%) Cisco
6 2 (0.99%) Citrix
6 2 (0.99%) ConnectWise
6 2 (0.99%) Dell
6 2 (0.99%) Facebook
6 2 (0.99%) HP
6 2 (0.99%) NetApp
6 2 (0.99%) Symantec
7 1 (0.49%) Apple
7 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.49%) TIBCO