Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Research Manager was £63,750 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Research Manager
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1169 1182 1267
Rank change year-on-year +13 +85 +42
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Manager 20 37 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.020% 0.020%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.012% 0.021% 0.021%
Number of salaries quoted 16 23 28
UK median annual salary £63,750 £35,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +79.58% -29.00% +8.11%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £33,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £67,000 £75,513
UK excluding London median annual salary £63,750 £33,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +90.30% -25.56% +28.57%

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 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Research Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Research Manager in the UK

Research Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Research Manager in the UK

Research Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Research Manager over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Research Manager in the UK

Research Manager
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Research Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 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 +32 20 £63,750 +80.85% 2
UK excluding London +25 10 £63,750 +90.30% 1
London -10 10 £58,250 +64.08% 1
East of England - 4 £55,000 -
North West - 4 £86,250 - 1
North of England - 4 £86,250 - 1
South East +26 1 £80,000 +138.81%
South West - 1 £35,000 -

Research Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Research 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 Research Manager in the job title.

1 7 (35.00%) Finance
1 7 (35.00%) Quantitative Research
2 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (25.00%) Big Data
3 5 (25.00%) Analytics
4 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) PhD
4 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (20.00%) Marketing
4 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
5 3 (15.00%) Business Development
5 3 (15.00%) Degree
5 3 (15.00%) Quantitative Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (15.00%) C
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
5 3 (15.00%) MATLAB
5 3 (15.00%) Project Management
5 3 (15.00%) Advertising
5 3 (15.00%) Functional Programming
5 3 (15.00%) Time Management
5 3 (15.00%) Contract Management
5 3 (15.00%) CRM
6 2 (10.00%) Apache Spark
6 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
6 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
6 2 (10.00%) Market Research
6 2 (10.00%) Scala
6 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
6 2 (10.00%) Trend Analysis

Research 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 2 (10.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Big Data
2 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (10.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (10.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (35.00%) Finance
2 4 (20.00%) Marketing
3 3 (15.00%) Advertising
4 2 (10.00%) Retail
5 1 (5.00%) Games
5 1 (5.00%) Law
5 1 (5.00%) Legal
5 1 (5.00%) Publishing
5 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) HTML5
1 1 (5.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (5.00%) OpenGL
1 1 (5.00%) React
1 1 (5.00%) TensorFlow
1 1 (5.00%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Fixed Income
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (10.00%) Social Media
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (5.00%) Digital Media
3 1 (5.00%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Quantitative Research
2 5 (25.00%) Analytics
3 4 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Business Development
4 3 (15.00%) Contract Management
4 3 (15.00%) CRM
4 3 (15.00%) Functional Programming
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Quantitative Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Time Management
5 2 (10.00%) Deep Learning
5 2 (10.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (10.00%) Machine Learning
5 2 (10.00%) Market Research
5 2 (10.00%) Portfolio Management
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Management
5 2 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C
1 3 (15.00%) MATLAB
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) Erlang
2 2 (10.00%) Haskell
2 2 (10.00%) Python
2 2 (10.00%) Scala
2 2 (10.00%) VBA
3 1 (5.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) Elixir
3 1 (5.00%) Go
3 1 (5.00%) Julia
3 1 (5.00%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) PhD
2 3 (15.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
1 1 (5.00%) Mesos
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.00%) Adobe
2 1 (5.00%) Google
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft