Period
to 19 August 2017

The median annual salary for an Engineering Manager was £73,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 August 2017.

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
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1007 1069 1154
Rank change year-on-year +62 +85 +32
Permanent jobs requiring an Engineering Manager 176 195 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.099% 0.099% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.10% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 123 149 92
UK median annual salary £73,000 £72,500 £59,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.69% +22.88% +2.61%
10th Percentile £42,750 £44,900 £43,750
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £57,500 £53,000
% change year-on-year +21.74% +8.49% -3.64%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 169664 190277 209696
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.90% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 137041 160037 172615
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 £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 August 2017.

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 19 August 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 +65 166 £73,000 +0.69% 18
UK excluding London +77 98 £70,000 +21.74% 15
London +9 77 £95,000 +18.75% 7
South East +65 33 £66,250 +15.22% 4
South West +27 31 £73,000 +35.81% 1
Midlands +25 10 £50,000 -20.00% 3
East of England -1 10 £70,000 +16.67% 2
Scotland +20 8 £65,000 +18.18% 4
West Midlands +16 6 £50,000 -20.00% 1
North of England -26 5 £50,000 +2.04% 1
East Midlands +19 4 £70,000 +7.69% 2
Yorkshire +16 2 £55,000 +22.22% 1
North West -32 2 £57,500 -
Wales +15 1 £70,000 +16.67%
North East - 1 £32,500 -

Engineering Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 August 2017, Engineering 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 Engineering Manager in the job title.

1 84 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (32.39%) Software Engineering
3 53 (30.11%) Java
4 50 (28.41%) Finance
5 40 (22.73%) Scrum
6 39 (22.16%) Project Management
7 34 (19.32%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (18.75%) Manufacturing
9 32 (18.18%) Electronics
9 32 (18.18%) Python
9 32 (18.18%) Degree
10 27 (15.34%) Marketing
11 26 (14.77%) TDD
12 25 (14.20%) Microservices
13 23 (13.07%) Coaching
13 23 (13.07%) AngularJS
13 23 (13.07%) Disruptive Innovation
13 23 (13.07%) E-Commerce
13 23 (13.07%) Microsoft
13 23 (13.07%) Telecoms
14 22 (12.50%) Scala
14 22 (12.50%) Data Centre
14 22 (12.50%) DevOps
14 22 (12.50%) Functional Programming
15 21 (11.93%) Kafka
15 21 (11.93%) Clojure
15 21 (11.93%) SAP
16 20 (11.36%) Linux
17 19 (10.80%) Business Intelligence
17 19 (10.80%) Line Management

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 5 (2.84%) Apache
2 4 (2.27%) Apache Spark
2 4 (2.27%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.70%) Apache Pig
3 3 (1.70%) CMS
4 1 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 12 (6.82%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.57%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) Oracle ERP
1 2 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.84%) SaaS
4 4 (2.27%) PaaS
5 2 (1.14%) Office 365
6 1 (0.57%) Catchpoint
6 1 (0.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.95%) DNS
2 13 (7.39%) Firewall
3 10 (5.68%) DWDM
3 10 (5.68%) LAN
3 10 (5.68%) MPLS
3 10 (5.68%) Network Security
3 10 (5.68%) Unified Communications
3 10 (5.68%) VPN
3 10 (5.68%) WAN
3 10 (5.68%) Wireless
4 4 (2.27%) HTTP
4 4 (2.27%) Internet
5 3 (1.70%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.57%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.57%) SMS
6 1 (0.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (6.82%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.27%) Hadoop
2 4 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.70%) Apache Hive
3 3 (1.70%) Big Data
4 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.57%) Power BI
4 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 4 (2.27%) gulp
1 4 (2.27%) Jenkins
1 4 (2.27%) Vagrant
1 4 (2.27%) webpack
2 3 (1.70%) Cucumber
2 3 (1.70%) FitNesse
2 3 (1.70%) JUnit
2 3 (1.70%) NUnit
2 3 (1.70%) Selenium
2 3 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.57%) Jasmine
3 1 (0.57%) JIRA
3 1 (0.57%) Maven
General
1 50 (28.41%) Finance
2 33 (18.75%) Manufacturing
3 32 (18.18%) Electronics
4 27 (15.34%) Marketing
5 23 (13.07%) Telecoms
6 9 (5.11%) French Language
6 9 (5.11%) Spanish Language
7 5 (2.84%) Advertising
7 5 (2.84%) Banking
8 4 (2.27%) Games
8 4 (2.27%) Retail
9 3 (1.70%) Local Government
10 2 (1.14%) Automotive
10 2 (1.14%) Legal
11 1 (0.57%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.57%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (13.07%) AngularJS
2 21 (11.93%) Kafka
3 13 (7.39%) Node.js
3 13 (7.39%) React
3 13 (7.39%) Web Services
4 8 (4.55%) HTML
5 7 (3.98%) Java EE
6 6 (3.41%) HTML5
7 5 (2.84%) RESTful
8 4 (2.27%) Elastic Stack
8 4 (2.27%) IBM Integration Bus
8 4 (2.27%) J2EE
8 4 (2.27%) Sass
9 3 (1.70%) Apache CXF
9 3 (1.70%) Ember.js
9 3 (1.70%) REST
9 3 (1.70%) SOAP
10 2 (1.14%) .NET
11 1 (0.57%) EJB
11 1 (0.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 14 (7.95%) Computer Science
2 14 (7.95%) Management Information System
3 11 (6.25%) Virtual Team
4 10 (5.68%) Video Conferencing
5 9 (5.11%) PMI
6 7 (3.98%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (2.84%) User Experience
9 3 (1.70%) Renewable Energy
9 3 (1.70%) Tandem
10 2 (1.14%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.14%) CMDB
10 2 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.14%) Fintech
11 1 (0.57%) Blog
11 1 (0.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 20 (11.36%) Linux
2 15 (8.52%) Windows
3 3 (1.70%) Unix
4 2 (1.14%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.14%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (32.39%) Software Engineering
3 40 (22.73%) Scrum
4 39 (22.16%) Project Management
5 34 (19.32%) Continuous Integration
6 26 (14.77%) TDD
7 25 (14.20%) Microservices
8 23 (13.07%) Coaching
8 23 (13.07%) Disruptive Innovation
8 23 (13.07%) E-Commerce
9 22 (12.50%) DevOps
9 22 (12.50%) Functional Programming
10 19 (10.80%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (10.80%) Line Management
11 18 (10.23%) Resource Management
12 17 (9.66%) Digital Marketing
12 17 (9.66%) Programme Management
13 14 (7.95%) Load Balancing
14 13 (7.39%) ITIL
14 13 (7.39%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (30.11%) Java
2 32 (18.18%) Python
3 22 (12.50%) Scala
4 21 (11.93%) Clojure
5 12 (6.82%) JavaScript
6 11 (6.25%) Perl
7 6 (3.41%) C
7 6 (3.41%) SQL
8 5 (2.84%) C++
9 4 (2.27%) ES6
9 4 (2.27%) Ruby
10 2 (1.14%) C#
10 2 (1.14%) PHP
11 1 (0.57%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.57%) Erlang
11 1 (0.57%) Haskell
11 1 (0.57%) Lisp
11 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 32 (18.18%) Degree
2 12 (6.82%) PMI Certification
3 11 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (5.68%) CCIE
4 10 (5.68%) CCNP
5 7 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
6 5 (2.84%) Master's Degree
7 4 (2.27%) HND
7 4 (2.27%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.70%) CISSP
8 3 (1.70%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.70%) PMP
8 3 (1.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.57%) CCNA
9 1 (0.57%) HNC
9 1 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.57%) MCP
9 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.95%) QA
2 6 (3.41%) COBIT
3 4 (2.27%) TickIT
4 3 (1.70%) COSO
4 3 (1.70%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.70%) ISO/IEC 27005
4 3 (1.70%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.57%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.57%) NEBOSH
5 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (9.66%) Docker
2 6 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.70%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.14%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (8.52%) Ansible
2 5 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.27%) Mesos
3 4 (2.27%) Puppet
4 3 (1.70%) CFEngine
5 2 (1.14%) SCCM
6 1 (0.57%) Grafana
6 1 (0.57%) Icinga
6 1 (0.57%) Nagios
6 1 (0.57%) Prometheus
6 1 (0.57%) Terraform
6 1 (0.57%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 23 (13.07%) Microsoft
2 21 (11.93%) SAP
3 10 (5.68%) CheckPoint
3 10 (5.68%) Palo Alto
4 7 (3.98%) VMware
5 6 (3.41%) Oracle
6 4 (2.27%) Cisco
6 4 (2.27%) Concur
6 4 (2.27%) IFS
7 3 (1.70%) Dell
8 2 (1.14%) BMC
8 2 (1.14%) Remedy
9 1 (0.57%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.57%) CA
9 1 (0.57%) CA Agile Central
9 1 (0.57%) Cadence
9 1 (0.57%) Citrix
9 1 (0.57%) Google
9 1 (0.57%) HP
9 1 (0.57%) NEC