The median annual salary for a Research Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 26 June 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
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 854 920 969
Rank change year-on-year +66 +49  
Permanent jobs requiring a Research Manager 20 13 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.013% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.014% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 16 11 14
Median salary £55,000 £51,500 £61,763
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.79% -16.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,500 £32,800
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £62,500 £33,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +86.56% -21.17%  

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 85825 93705 107053
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 70199 79011 88244
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Research Manager in the UK

Research Manager
Top 10 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 26 June 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 +45 20 £55,000 +6.79% 2
London +29 12 £46,000 -21.70%
East of England - 4 £70,000 - 1
Cambridge - 4 £70,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 4 £70,000 - 1
Manchester - 3 £55,000 - 1
North West - 3 £55,000 - 1
South East +59 1 £40,000 +19.40%
Hampshire - 1 £40,000 -
Southampton - 1 £40,000 -

Research Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 27 (60.00%) Market Research
2 18 (40.00%) Qualitative Research
3 14 (31.11%) Line Management
4 13 (28.89%) Mentoring
4 13 (28.89%) FMCG
4 13 (28.89%) Ethnography
4 13 (28.89%) Samsung
4 13 (28.89%) Semiotics
4 13 (28.89%) Anthropology
4 13 (28.89%) Retail
5 11 (24.44%) Degree
6 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (20.00%) Python
7 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 9 (20.00%) PhD
7 9 (20.00%) Machine Learning
8 8 (17.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Office
9 7 (15.56%) B2B
9 7 (15.56%) IBM
9 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
9 7 (15.56%) SPSS
10 6 (13.33%) Legal
10 6 (13.33%) Data Analysis
11 5 (11.11%) Law
11 5 (11.11%) Economics
11 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
11 5 (11.11%) SQL
11 5 (11.11%) OpenGL
11 5 (11.11%) C++

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 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (17.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (15.56%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (15.56%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.22%) Big Data
1 1 (2.22%) Tick Data
General
1 13 (28.89%) Retail
2 6 (13.33%) Legal
3 5 (11.11%) Law
4 4 (8.89%) Bengali Language
4 4 (8.89%) French Language
4 4 (8.89%) German Language
4 4 (8.89%) Hindi Language
4 4 (8.89%) Manufacturing
4 4 (8.89%) Turkish Language
4 4 (8.89%) Urdu Language
5 3 (6.67%) Banking
6 2 (4.44%) Finance
6 2 (4.44%) Private Banking
7 1 (2.22%) Advertising
7 1 (2.22%) Investment Banking
7 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) OpenGL
1 5 (11.11%) WebGL
2 4 (8.89%) TensorFlow
3 2 (4.44%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (28.89%) FMCG
2 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.11%) Social Media
2 5 (11.11%) User Experience
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Equities
3 1 (2.22%) Fintech
3 1 (2.22%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.22%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.44%) Android
1 2 (4.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (60.00%) Market Research
2 18 (40.00%) Qualitative Research
3 14 (31.11%) Line Management
4 13 (28.89%) Anthropology
4 13 (28.89%) Ethnography
4 13 (28.89%) Mentoring
4 13 (28.89%) Semiotics
5 10 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (20.00%) Machine Learning
7 7 (15.56%) B2B
8 6 (13.33%) Data Analysis
9 5 (11.11%) 3D Modelling
9 5 (11.11%) Computer Vision
9 5 (11.11%) Demand Forecasting
9 5 (11.11%) Economics
9 5 (11.11%) Quantitative Research
10 4 (8.89%) Analytics
10 4 (8.89%) Bayesian Methods
10 4 (8.89%) Deep Learning
10 4 (8.89%) Probabilistic Modelling
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) Python
2 5 (11.11%) C++
2 5 (11.11%) SQL
3 4 (8.89%) Julia
3 4 (8.89%) MATLAB
3 4 (8.89%) R
4 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Degree
2 9 (20.00%) PhD
3 4 (8.89%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) Actionable Recommendations
Vendors
1 13 (28.89%) Samsung
2 7 (15.56%) IBM
2 7 (15.56%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.44%) Adobe
4 1 (2.22%) Facebook
4 1 (2.22%) Google
4 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.22%) Twitter
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