Period
to 21 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Head of Data Management was £120,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

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

Head of Data Management
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1087 1178 1165
Rank change year-on-year +91 -13 +134
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Data Management 14 9 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.005% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.010% 0.005% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 28
UK median annual salary £120,000 £53,394 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +124.75% +4.18% -48.75%
10th Percentile £86,650 £47,500 £48,088
90th Percentile £140,000 £83,500 £125,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £125,000 - £51,250

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 144,593 165,356 169,885
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.90% 96.19% 96.55%
Number of salaries quoted 115,609 134,433 141,414
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

Head of Data Management
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Head of Data Management in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Head of Data Management in the UK

Head of Data Management
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Head of Data Management.

Salary trend for Head of Data Management in the UK

Head of Data Management
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Head of Data Management over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Head of Data Management in the UK

Head of Data Management
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Head of Data Management within the UK over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. 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 +83 12 £120,000 +124.75% 3
London +58 10 £120,000 +124.75% 3
UK excluding London - 4 £125,000 - 1
East of England - 2 £137,500 -
Wales - 1 £54,500 - 1
Scotland - 1 - -

Head of Data Management Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, Head of Data Management 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 Head of Data Management in the job title.

1 13 (92.86%) Data Management
2 7 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (42.86%) Analytics
4 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (35.71%) Data Governance
5 4 (28.57%) Data Quality
5 4 (28.57%) Investment Management
5 4 (28.57%) Finance
5 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
6 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
6 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
6 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
6 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (21.43%) People Management
6 3 (21.43%) Coaching
6 3 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (21.43%) Data Strategy
7 2 (14.29%) Data Science
7 2 (14.29%) Record to Report
7 2 (14.29%) SAP MDG
7 2 (14.29%) Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (14.29%) Kafka
7 2 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
7 2 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (14.29%) OpenStack

Head of Data Management 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 2 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 1 (7.14%) SAS
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) SAP MDG
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
2 2 (14.29%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
1 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
2 2 (14.29%) Big Data
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) BigQuery
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) ERwin
1 1 (7.14%) PowerDesigner
1 1 (7.14%) RStudio
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Games
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Kafka
2 1 (7.14%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (21.43%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (14.29%) Equities
3 2 (14.29%) Fixed Income
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 2 (14.29%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (7.14%) Reference Data
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Data Management
2 7 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 6 (42.86%) Analytics
4 5 (35.71%) Data Governance
5 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
5 4 (28.57%) Investment Management
6 3 (21.43%) Coaching
6 3 (21.43%) Data Strategy
6 3 (21.43%) People Management
6 3 (21.43%) Resource Management
6 3 (21.43%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
7 2 (14.29%) Data Science
7 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Data Management
7 2 (14.29%) Fund Management
7 2 (14.29%) Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (14.29%) Record to Report
7 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 2 (14.29%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (7.14%) C
2 1 (7.14%) Python
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Cloudera
3 1 (7.14%) Google