The median annual salary for a Research Manager was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 March 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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 834 949 964
Rank change year-on-year +115 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Manager 24 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.028% 0.005% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.005% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 24 5 14
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £58,098
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.57% -39.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,367 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £103,000 £67,750
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £33,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +64.17% -44.16%  

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 82030 100201 104416
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.27% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68128 83906 85283
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 £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Research Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Research Manager in the UK

Research Manager
Top 7 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 3 months to 28 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 +124 24 £45,000 +28.57% 3
London +96 21 £45,000 -47.05% 2
North West - 3 £55,000 -
Manchester - 2 £55,000 -
City of London +37 1 £55,000 -35.29% 1
Liverpool - 1 £36,238 -
Merseyside - 1 £36,238 -

Research Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 26 (70.27%) Market Research
2 15 (40.54%) FMCG
2 15 (40.54%) Line Management
2 15 (40.54%) Mentoring
2 15 (40.54%) Ethnography
2 15 (40.54%) Retail
2 15 (40.54%) Samsung
2 15 (40.54%) Semiotics
2 15 (40.54%) Anthropology
3 7 (18.92%) Degree
4 6 (16.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (16.22%) Finance
4 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
4 6 (16.22%) MS Office
4 6 (16.22%) B2B
4 6 (16.22%) IBM
4 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
4 6 (16.22%) SPSS
5 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
6 4 (10.81%) Demand Forecasting
6 4 (10.81%) Social Media
6 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
6 4 (10.81%) Presales
7 3 (8.11%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (8.11%) Market Segmentation
7 3 (8.11%) Data Management
7 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (8.11%) Banking
7 3 (8.11%) Equities
7 3 (8.11%) Law

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:

Applications
1 6 (16.22%) MS Excel
1 6 (16.22%) MS Office
1 6 (16.22%) MS PowerPoint
1 6 (16.22%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Big Data
General
1 15 (40.54%) Retail
2 6 (16.22%) Finance
3 4 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 3 (8.11%) Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Investment Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Law
4 3 (8.11%) Legal
4 3 (8.11%) Marketing
5 2 (5.41%) Bengali Language
5 2 (5.41%) French Language
5 2 (5.41%) German Language
5 2 (5.41%) Hindi Language
5 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
5 2 (5.41%) Turkish Language
5 2 (5.41%) Urdu Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) OpenGL
1 2 (5.41%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 15 (40.54%) FMCG
2 4 (10.81%) Social Media
3 3 (8.11%) Equities
3 3 (8.11%) Hedge funds
4 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) Market Research
2 15 (40.54%) Anthropology
2 15 (40.54%) Ethnography
2 15 (40.54%) Line Management
2 15 (40.54%) Mentoring
2 15 (40.54%) Semiotics
3 6 (16.22%) B2B
4 5 (13.51%) Data Analysis
5 4 (10.81%) Demand Forecasting
5 4 (10.81%) Presales
6 3 (8.11%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (8.11%) CRM
6 3 (8.11%) Customer Requirements
6 3 (8.11%) Data Management
6 3 (8.11%) Equity Research
6 3 (8.11%) Market Segmentation
7 2 (5.41%) 3D Modelling
7 2 (5.41%) B2C
7 2 (5.41%) PDM
7 2 (5.41%) PLM
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) C++
1 2 (5.41%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (18.92%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) PhD
2 3 (8.11%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) Actionable Recommendations
Vendors
1 15 (40.54%) Samsung
2 6 (16.22%) IBM
2 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
3 3 (8.11%) Salesforce.com
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