Period
to 18 June 2019

The median annual salary for a Head of Data Management was £117,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 June 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
18 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1064 1174 1180
Rank change year-on-year +110 +6 +97
Permanent jobs requiring a Head of Data Management 21 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.008% 0.005%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.015% 0.008% 0.005%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 5
UK median annual salary £117,500 £66,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +77.36% +1.92% -45.83%
10th Percentile £62,500 £45,625 £57,500
90th Percentile £130,000 £92,500 £93,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +23.81% -12.50% -

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 137,587 165,599 165,823
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.93% 96.34% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 109,512 134,671 136,524
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 18 June 2019.

Salary histogram for Head of Data Management in the UK

Head of Data Management
Top 7 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 18 June 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 +114 20 £120,000 +43.28%
London +89 14 £120,000 +37.14%
UK excluding London +54 7 £65,000 +23.81%
South East - 3 - -
South West - 2 £65,000 -
Wales +15 1 £54,500 +3.81%
East of England - 1 £80,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 12 (57.14%) Data Management
2 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) Data Strategy
4 9 (42.86%) Data Science
5 8 (38.10%) Python
5 8 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (38.10%) Hadoop
5 8 (38.10%) Big Data
5 8 (38.10%) Analytics
6 7 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
6 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (28.57%) BigQuery
7 6 (28.57%) Google
7 6 (28.57%) Data Analytics
7 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (23.81%) CouchDB
8 5 (23.81%) Apache Hive
8 5 (23.81%) Kanban
8 5 (23.81%) Data Architecture
8 5 (23.81%) Pentaho
8 5 (23.81%) Scala
8 5 (23.81%) Data Quality
8 5 (23.81%) HBase
8 5 (23.81%) Apache Pig
8 5 (23.81%) MapR
8 5 (23.81%) MapReduce
8 5 (23.81%) Talend

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 5 (23.81%) Apache Pig
1 5 (23.81%) Apache Spark
1 5 (23.81%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (4.76%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (33.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) Big Data
1 8 (38.10%) Data Warehouse
1 8 (38.10%) Hadoop
2 7 (33.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 6 (28.57%) BigQuery
4 5 (23.81%) Amazon Redshift
4 5 (23.81%) Apache Hive
4 5 (23.81%) Couchbase
4 5 (23.81%) CouchDB
4 5 (23.81%) DataStage
4 5 (23.81%) Flink
4 5 (23.81%) HBase
4 5 (23.81%) Impala
4 5 (23.81%) Pentaho
5 3 (14.29%) Relational Database
6 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
6 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) ERwin
1 1 (4.76%) PowerDesigner
1 1 (4.76%) RStudio
General
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Law
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Kafka
2 1 (4.76%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Reference Data
2 1 (4.76%) Social Media
2 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Data Management
2 11 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (47.62%) Data Strategy
4 9 (42.86%) Data Science
5 8 (38.10%) Analytics
6 7 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (28.57%) Data Analytics
8 5 (23.81%) Data Architecture
8 5 (23.81%) ETL
8 5 (23.81%) Investment Management
8 5 (23.81%) Kanban
8 5 (23.81%) MapReduce
8 5 (23.81%) Scrum
9 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (19.05%) Data Engineering
9 4 (19.05%) Information Management
9 4 (19.05%) Line Management
9 4 (19.05%) Quality Management
10 3 (14.29%) Matrix Organization
10 3 (14.29%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Python
2 5 (23.81%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) Scala
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
1 2 (9.52%) Numerate Degree
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.76%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Apache Flume
2 2 (9.52%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Hadoop YARN
1 5 (23.81%) Oozie
2 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes
2 2 (9.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Google
2 5 (23.81%) Cloudera
2 5 (23.81%) Databricks
2 5 (23.81%) Hortonworks
2 5 (23.81%) Informatica
2 5 (23.81%) MapR
2 5 (23.81%) Talend
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft