Period
to 27 January 2022

The median annual salary for a Governance Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

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

Governance Manager
UK
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1020 749 920
Rank change year-on-year -271 +171 +121
Permanent jobs requiring a Governance Manager 75 38 119
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.058% 0.059% 0.095%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.062% 0.062% 0.100%
Number of salaries quoted 55 22 99
10th Percentile £44,750 £47,500 £48,750
25th Percentile £52,493 £48,125 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £54,000 £63,500
Median % change year-on-year +20.37% -14.96% +5.83%
75th Percentile £84,500 £69,688 £75,421
90th Percentile £105,500 £86,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £54,000 £61,554
% change year-on-year +11.11% -12.27% +11.92%

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 120,085 61,540 119,349
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.09% 95.13% 95.56%
Number of salaries quoted 80,400 50,384 96,628
10th Percentile £31,750 £32,000 £28,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Governance Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Governance Manager in the UK

Governance Manager
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Governance Manager.

Salary trend for Governance Manager in the UK

Governance Manager
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Governance Manager over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Governance Manager in the UK

Governance Manager
Top 13 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 6 months to 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
England -226 67 £67,500 +25.00% 17
London -189 38 £85,000 +36.00% 7
UK excluding London -206 28 £60,000 +11.11% 10
North of England -110 16 £60,000 +11.11% 4
North West -93 15 £60,000 +11.11% 3
Work from Home -202 12 £63,750 +21.43% 1
Midlands -95 5 £50,000 - 1
West Midlands -72 4 £49,750 -0.50% 1
South East -121 4 £65,000 +8.33% 5
East of England -100 2 £65,000 -
Yorkshire -80 1 - - 1
East Midlands - 1 £60,000 -
Scotland - 1 £60,000 -

Governance Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, Governance 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 Governance Manager in the job title.

1 40 (53.33%) Data Governance
2 30 (40.00%) Finance
3 25 (33.33%) Data Management
4 21 (28.00%) Data Protection
5 20 (26.67%) Data Quality
6 19 (25.33%) Information Security
7 18 (24.00%) Collibra
8 16 (21.33%) Informatica
9 15 (20.00%) Risk Management
10 13 (17.33%) Metadata
11 12 (16.00%) Data Strategy
11 12 (16.00%) Legal
11 12 (16.00%) CISA
11 12 (16.00%) Data Architecture
12 11 (14.67%) PCI DSS
12 11 (14.67%) CISM
12 11 (14.67%) CISSP
12 11 (14.67%) Metadata Management
13 10 (13.33%) GRC
13 10 (13.33%) Data Modelling
13 10 (13.33%) ETL
14 9 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (12.00%) SQL
14 9 (12.00%) Python
14 9 (12.00%) Social Skills
14 9 (12.00%) Power Platform
14 9 (12.00%) GDPR
14 9 (12.00%) Power BI
15 8 (10.67%) Tableau
15 8 (10.67%) IT Governance

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 4 (5.33%) Appian
2 1 (1.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.67%) NetSuite
2 1 (1.33%) SAP ERP
2 1 (1.33%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 18 (24.00%) Collibra
2 9 (12.00%) Power Platform
3 7 (9.33%) AWS
3 7 (9.33%) Azure
4 5 (6.67%) Alation
5 3 (4.00%) Microsoft 365
6 2 (2.67%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.33%) Metadata
2 9 (12.00%) Power BI
3 8 (10.67%) Tableau
4 6 (8.00%) NoSQL
5 5 (6.67%) Ataccama
6 4 (5.33%) Hadoop
7 2 (2.67%) Data Lake
7 2 (2.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.67%) QlikView
7 2 (2.67%) Sisense
8 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.33%) EDRMS
8 1 (1.33%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (1.33%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.33%) JIRA
General
1 30 (40.00%) Finance
2 12 (16.00%) Legal
3 9 (12.00%) Social Skills
4 5 (6.67%) Law
5 3 (4.00%) Banking
5 3 (4.00%) Influencing Skills
6 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.33%) Digital Economy
7 1 (1.33%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (1.33%) Presentation Skills
7 1 (1.33%) Public Sector
7 1 (1.33%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.33%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.67%) Data Fabric
3 1 (1.33%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.33%) Data Protection Act
3 1 (1.33%) Freedom of Information
3 1 (1.33%) Freedom of Information Act
3 1 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.33%) Taxonomies
3 1 (1.33%) User Experience
3 1 (1.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (53.33%) Data Governance
2 25 (33.33%) Data Management
3 21 (28.00%) Data Protection
4 19 (25.33%) Information Security
5 15 (20.00%) Risk Management
6 12 (16.00%) Data Architecture
6 12 (16.00%) Data Strategy
7 11 (14.67%) Metadata Management
8 10 (13.33%) Data Modelling
8 10 (13.33%) ETL
9 9 (12.00%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (10.67%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (10.67%) IT Governance
10 8 (10.67%) Process Management
11 7 (9.33%) Master Data Management
11 7 (9.33%) Project Delivery
12 6 (8.00%) Dashboard Development
12 6 (8.00%) Data Visualisation
12 6 (8.00%) Visualisation
12 6 (8.00%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.00%) Python
1 9 (12.00%) SQL
2 2 (2.67%) R
Qualifications
1 12 (16.00%) CISA
2 11 (14.67%) CISM
2 11 (14.67%) CISSP
3 7 (9.33%) Degree
4 2 (2.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (2.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (1.33%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.33%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (26.67%) Data Quality
2 11 (14.67%) PCI DSS
3 10 (13.33%) GRC
4 9 (12.00%) GDPR
5 6 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (5.33%) COBIT
7 3 (4.00%) NIST
8 2 (2.67%) Cyber Essentials
8 2 (2.67%) PMBOK
8 2 (2.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (2.67%) Solvency II
9 1 (1.33%) Accessibility
9 1 (1.33%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
9 1 (1.33%) MiFID
9 1 (1.33%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (21.33%) Informatica
2 6 (8.00%) Alteryx
2 6 (8.00%) Google
3 4 (5.33%) Cloudera
3 4 (5.33%) Hortonworks
4 3 (4.00%) Talend
5 2 (2.67%) BT
5 2 (2.67%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.67%) Twitter
6 1 (1.33%) Facebook
6 1 (1.33%) IBM
6 1 (1.33%) SAP