The median annual salary for a Governance Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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

Governance Manager
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 764 870 872
Rank change year-on-year +106 +2  
Permanent jobs requiring a Governance Manager 88 80 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.077% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.080% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 72 66 69
Median salary £65,000 £57,080 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.87% -4.86%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £49,200
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -4.54% -8.33%  

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 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Governance Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Governance Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Governance Manager in the UK

Governance Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Governance Manager in the UK

Governance Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Governance Manager over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Governance Manager in the UK

Governance Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Governance Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +80 85 £65,000 +13.87% 6
London +76 34 £80,000 +14.28% 4
South East +59 23 £42,250 -19.52%
Yorkshire +40 12 £57,500 +4.54% 2
West Yorkshire +25 12 £57,500 +4.54% 2
West Midlands +31 9 £46,250 -15.26%
Buckinghamshire - 9 £55,000 -
High Wycombe - 8 £55,000 -
Leeds +27 6 £70,000 +40.00% 2
Hampshire +25 6 £30,500 -51.58%
Bradford +12 6 £55,000 -
Fareham - 6 £30,500 -
East of England +23 5 £78,000 -
West Sussex - 4 £40,000 -
City of London +44 3 £80,000 +36.17% 1
Hertfordshire +13 3 £78,000 -
Royston - 3 £78,000 -
Crawley - 3 £40,000 -
Coventry - 3 £42,500 -
Surrey +45 2 £63,750 -15.00%
Sutton Coldfield -3 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £85,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £85,000 -
South West +22 1 £60,000 +6.19%
Birmingham +17 1 £52,500 -3.81%
East Sussex +2 1 - -
Brighton +1 1 - -
East Midlands +1 1 - -
Bristol -1 1 £60,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 £50,000 -

Governance Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Governance 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 Governance Manager in the job title.

1 72 (44.44%) Data Governance
2 57 (35.19%) Finance
3 52 (32.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 47 (29.01%) Information Security
5 46 (28.40%) Data Management
6 41 (25.31%) Management Information System
7 40 (24.69%) Data Quality
8 38 (23.46%) CISSP
9 34 (20.99%) COBIT
10 33 (20.37%) Data Protection
11 32 (19.75%) CISM
12 24 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
12 24 (14.81%) CISA
13 23 (14.20%) Risk Management
14 21 (12.96%) ITIL
15 19 (11.73%) GIAC
16 18 (11.11%) Legal
16 18 (11.11%) Supplier Management
16 18 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
17 16 (9.88%) Regulatory Compliance
17 16 (9.88%) CEH
17 16 (9.88%) SLA
18 15 (9.26%) Analytics
18 15 (9.26%) Master Data Management
19 14 (8.64%) Information Assurance
19 14 (8.64%) Banking
19 14 (8.64%) Degree
19 14 (8.64%) Security Management
19 14 (8.64%) Information Security Management
20 13 (8.02%) Project Management

Governance 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 1 (0.62%) Confluence
1 1 (0.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.62%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) MS Office
2 1 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (3.09%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.62%) Workfront
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.85%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.62%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (0.62%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 1 (0.62%) JIRA
General
1 57 (35.19%) Finance
2 18 (11.11%) Legal
3 14 (8.64%) Banking
4 9 (5.56%) Retail
4 9 (5.56%) Retail Banking
5 5 (3.09%) Military
6 3 (1.85%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.23%) Law
7 2 (1.23%) Marketing
8 1 (0.62%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.62%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (25.31%) Management Information System
2 18 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.32%) NHS
4 6 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.70%) Reference Data
5 4 (2.47%) Data Protection Act
6 2 (1.23%) Data Structures
6 2 (1.23%) Freedom of Information
6 2 (1.23%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.62%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (0.62%) PMI
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (44.44%) Data Governance
2 47 (29.01%) Information Security
3 46 (28.40%) Data Management
4 33 (20.37%) Data Protection
5 24 (14.81%) Stakeholder Management
6 23 (14.20%) Risk Management
7 21 (12.96%) ITIL
8 18 (11.11%) Supplier Management
9 16 (9.88%) Regulatory Compliance
10 15 (9.26%) Analytics
10 15 (9.26%) Master Data Management
11 14 (8.64%) Information Assurance
11 14 (8.64%) Information Security Management
11 14 (8.64%) Security Management
12 13 (8.02%) Information Governance
12 13 (8.02%) Project Management
13 12 (7.41%) Service Management
14 9 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
15 8 (4.94%) Data Architecture
15 8 (4.94%) Validation
Qualifications
1 38 (23.46%) CISSP
2 32 (19.75%) CISM
3 24 (14.81%) CISA
4 19 (11.73%) GIAC
5 16 (9.88%) CEH
6 14 (8.64%) Degree
7 6 (3.70%) SSCP
8 4 (2.47%) CompTIA Security+
8 4 (2.47%) CRISC
8 4 (2.47%) CSSLP
8 4 (2.47%) SANS
8 4 (2.47%) Security+ Certification
9 2 (1.23%) GISF
10 1 (0.62%) ISEB
10 1 (0.62%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (32.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 40 (24.69%) Data Quality
3 34 (20.99%) COBIT
4 16 (9.88%) SLA
5 11 (6.79%) SSAE 16
6 6 (3.70%) GDPR
6 6 (3.70%) PMO
7 4 (2.47%) Cyber Essentials
7 4 (2.47%) QA
8 3 (1.85%) ISO 9001
8 3 (1.85%) ISO22301
9 2 (1.23%) ISO27002
9 2 (1.23%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.62%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (4.94%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (0.62%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.62%) ServiceNow
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