Period
to 23 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

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

Senior Manager
UK
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 315 279 261
Rank change year-on-year -36 -18 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Manager 1,823 2,102 2,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.05% 1.21% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.26% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,396 1,628 2,085
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £46,906 £46,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £59,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +1.69% -1.67% -

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 167,323 166,529 194,105
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 96.25% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 135,824 137,155 163,040
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Manager in the UK

Senior Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior Manager in the UK

Senior Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Manager over the 6 months to 23 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Manager in the UK

Senior Manager
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 23 June 2018. 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 1,705 £65,000 - 160
London -29 930 £72,500 +3.57% 76
UK excluding London -45 834 £60,000 +1.69% 88
South East -35 233 £61,750 -1.20% 29
North of England -8 189 £57,500 +4.55% 27
Midlands -10 139 £56,250 -2.17% 12
East of England -19 125 £60,000 -7.69% 9
West Midlands +4 90 £55,000 -5.58% 9
Yorkshire -21 90 £55,000 - 8
North West +21 87 £62,500 +13.64% 19
South West +4 74 £60,000 - 6
Scotland -33 57 £60,000 -7.69% 4
East Midlands 0 46 £57,500 +4.55% 3
Wales +12 22 £50,000 -6.72% 1
North East -13 12 £50,000 +25.00%
Northern Ireland +5 5 £60,000 -15.79%

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, Senior Manager 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 Senior Manager in the job title.

1 713 (39.11%) Finance
2 694 (38.07%) Project Management
3 650 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
4 440 (24.14%) PRINCE2
5 409 (22.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 228 (12.51%) Marketing
7 226 (12.40%) Degree
8 189 (10.37%) Analytics
9 188 (10.31%) Scrum
10 187 (10.26%) Retail
11 172 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
12 166 (9.11%) Microsoft
13 164 (9.00%) ITIL
13 164 (9.00%) CRM
14 163 (8.94%) Risk Management
15 149 (8.17%) Banking
16 145 (7.95%) Waterfall
17 122 (6.69%) Problem-Solving
18 120 (6.58%) Oracle
19 115 (6.31%) Line Management
20 114 (6.25%) Change Management
21 110 (6.03%) PMP
22 109 (5.98%) Coaching
23 108 (5.92%) Programme Management
24 103 (5.65%) Mentoring
25 102 (5.60%) Decision-Making
26 101 (5.54%) Data Centre
27 100 (5.49%) ERP
28 99 (5.43%) PMI Certification
29 98 (5.38%) Product Management

Senior 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 23 (1.26%) SAS
1 23 (1.26%) SharePoint
2 16 (0.88%) CMS
3 15 (0.82%) Apache Spark
4 13 (0.71%) Confluence
5 11 (0.60%) MS Exchange
6 8 (0.44%) JBoss
7 6 (0.33%) Apache
7 6 (0.33%) Drupal
7 6 (0.33%) Skype for Business
8 5 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
8 5 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (0.27%) WordPress
9 4 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (0.22%) IIS
9 4 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (0.22%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
10 3 (0.16%) nginx
10 3 (0.16%) Tomcat
Applications
1 56 (3.07%) Microsoft Office
2 43 (2.36%) Microsoft Project
3 38 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
4 22 (1.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (0.88%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.22%) SPSS
7 3 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.055%) Gephi
8 1 (0.055%) ProjectWise
8 1 (0.055%) Revit
Business Applications
1 28 (1.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.88%) SAP GRC
4 12 (0.66%) Oracle CRM
4 12 (0.66%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 9 (0.49%) Unit4 Business World
6 8 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
7 7 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
7 7 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
7 7 (0.38%) SAP S/4HANA
8 6 (0.33%) NetSuite
8 6 (0.33%) Oracle EBS R12
9 5 (0.27%) HFM
9 5 (0.27%) Hyperion Planning
9 5 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.22%) BPCS
10 4 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
10 4 (0.22%) Infor SunSystems
10 4 (0.22%) SAP ERP
11 3 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 82 (4.50%) SaaS
2 54 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
3 53 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
4 51 (2.80%) Office 365
5 24 (1.32%) Dynamics 365
6 23 (1.26%) Adobe Analytics
7 22 (1.21%) IaaS
8 19 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
9 15 (0.82%) Google Analytics
10 14 (0.77%) SuccessFactors
11 13 (0.71%) PaaS
12 11 (0.60%) Oracle Service Cloud
13 9 (0.49%) Oracle CX
14 7 (0.38%) AdWords
15 6 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
16 5 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
16 5 (0.27%) Amazon S3
16 5 (0.27%) GitHub
17 4 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
17 4 (0.22%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 45 (2.47%) WAN
2 34 (1.87%) LAN
3 31 (1.70%) Internet
4 25 (1.37%) Firewall
5 16 (0.88%) DNS
5 16 (0.88%) Wi-Fi
6 14 (0.77%) MPLS
6 14 (0.77%) PBX
7 11 (0.60%) Network Security
7 11 (0.60%) Unified Communications
7 11 (0.60%) VPN
8 9 (0.49%) DHCP
9 8 (0.44%) VoIP
10 7 (0.38%) Skype
11 6 (0.33%) SAN
11 6 (0.33%) Wireless
12 5 (0.27%) Cisco Wireless
12 5 (0.27%) HTTP
13 4 (0.22%) Intranet
13 4 (0.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (3.24%) Big Data
2 43 (2.36%) SQL Server
3 33 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (1.10%) Relational Database
5 18 (0.99%) QlikView
5 18 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 17 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (0.88%) Hadoop
7 16 (0.88%) MongoDB
7 16 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 15 (0.82%) MySQL
9 14 (0.77%) Power BI
10 13 (0.71%) Data Mining
11 11 (0.60%) Apache Hive
11 11 (0.60%) Blockchain
12 9 (0.49%) HBase
13 7 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
13 7 (0.38%) NoSQL
14 6 (0.33%) GIS
15 5 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 43 (2.36%) JIRA
2 7 (0.38%) Selenium
2 7 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (0.38%) TeamCity
3 5 (0.27%) Mocha
4 4 (0.22%) Bitbucket
4 4 (0.22%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.22%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.22%) VersionOne
5 3 (0.16%) Babel
5 3 (0.16%) webpack
6 2 (0.11%) Artifactory
6 2 (0.11%) JUnit
6 2 (0.11%) Karma Test Runner
6 2 (0.11%) LoadRunner
6 2 (0.11%) NUnit
6 2 (0.11%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.055%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.055%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.055%) JMeter
General
1 713 (39.11%) Finance
2 228 (12.51%) Marketing
3 187 (10.26%) Retail
4 149 (8.17%) Banking
5 71 (3.89%) Telecoms
6 70 (3.84%) Legal
7 64 (3.51%) Manufacturing
8 44 (2.41%) Advertising
9 35 (1.92%) Games
10 32 (1.76%) Back Office
11 28 (1.54%) Law
12 26 (1.43%) Billing
12 26 (1.43%) Retail Banking
13 19 (1.04%) Investment Banking
14 18 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
15 14 (0.77%) Corporate Banking
16 13 (0.71%) Electronics
17 12 (0.66%) Financial Institution
17 12 (0.66%) Publishing
18 10 (0.55%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (2.41%) .NET
2 23 (1.26%) Web Services
3 22 (1.21%) REST
4 13 (0.71%) Middleware
5 11 (0.60%) HTML
5 11 (0.60%) Oracle Fusion
6 10 (0.55%) AngularJS
6 10 (0.55%) XML
7 9 (0.49%) Mason
8 8 (0.44%) CSS
9 7 (0.38%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.38%) React
10 6 (0.33%) D3.js
10 6 (0.33%) JSON
10 6 (0.33%) SOAP
10 6 (0.33%) TensorFlow
10 6 (0.33%) WPF
11 5 (0.27%) HTML5
11 5 (0.27%) LAMP
11 5 (0.27%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 172 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 101 (5.54%) Data Centre
3 92 (5.05%) User Experience
4 45 (2.47%) Fintech
5 43 (2.36%) Self-Motivation
6 30 (1.65%) Computer Science
7 29 (1.59%) Mobile App
8 25 (1.37%) Enterprise Software
8 25 (1.37%) Social Media
9 24 (1.32%) Management Information System
9 24 (1.32%) Virtual Team
10 22 (1.21%) PMI
11 20 (1.10%) NHS
11 20 (1.10%) Social Network
12 16 (0.88%) Cyberthreat
12 16 (0.88%) Derivative
12 16 (0.88%) Driving Licence
13 14 (0.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 13 (0.71%) Digital Media
14 13 (0.71%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 68 (3.73%) Windows
2 37 (2.03%) Windows 10
3 34 (1.87%) Linux
4 19 (1.04%) Unix
5 14 (0.77%) Windows 7
6 10 (0.55%) Android
7 8 (0.44%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.38%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.33%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.16%) CentOS
11 2 (0.11%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.055%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.055%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.055%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.055%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 694 (38.07%) Project Management
2 650 (35.66%) Agile Software Development
3 440 (24.14%) PRINCE2
4 409 (22.44%) Stakeholder Management
5 189 (10.37%) Analytics
6 188 (10.31%) Scrum
7 164 (9.00%) CRM
7 164 (9.00%) ITIL
8 163 (8.94%) Risk Management
9 145 (7.95%) Waterfall
10 122 (6.69%) Problem-Solving
11 115 (6.31%) Line Management
12 114 (6.25%) Change Management
13 109 (5.98%) Coaching
14 108 (5.92%) Programme Management
15 103 (5.65%) Mentoring
16 102 (5.60%) Decision-Making
17 100 (5.49%) ERP
18 98 (5.38%) Product Management
19 95 (5.21%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 78 (4.28%) SQL
2 44 (2.41%) Java
3 40 (2.19%) Python
4 36 (1.97%) C#
5 30 (1.65%) C
6 26 (1.43%) R
7 19 (1.04%) C++
8 18 (0.99%) JavaScript
9 11 (0.60%) Scala
9 11 (0.60%) VBA
10 7 (0.38%) T-SQL
11 6 (0.33%) PHP
11 6 (0.33%) PL/SQL
11 6 (0.33%) Ruby
12 4 (0.22%) Perl
12 4 (0.22%) VB
13 3 (0.16%) ES6
13 3 (0.16%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.16%) XPath
14 2 (0.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 226 (12.40%) Degree
2 110 (6.03%) PMP
3 99 (5.43%) PMI Certification
4 71 (3.89%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 70 (3.84%) CISSP
6 69 (3.78%) Security Cleared
7 61 (3.35%) CISM
8 54 (2.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 47 (2.58%) SC Cleared
10 45 (2.47%) APMP
11 35 (1.92%) CISA
12 25 (1.37%) ISEB
13 15 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
14 11 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
15 10 (0.55%) MBA
16 9 (0.49%) CRISC
16 9 (0.49%) Master's Degree
17 8 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
18 7 (0.38%) MAPM
19 6 (0.33%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (4.33%) QA
2 68 (3.73%) PMO
3 53 (2.91%) GDPR
4 44 (2.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 31 (1.70%) Data Quality
6 25 (1.37%) PCI DSS
7 23 (1.26%) SLA
8 20 (1.10%) COBIT
9 11 (0.60%) NIST 800
10 7 (0.38%) Cyber Essentials
11 6 (0.33%) Solvency II
12 5 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 5 (0.27%) MiFID
12 5 (0.27%) SEPA
13 4 (0.22%) IFRS
13 4 (0.22%) IFRS 9
13 4 (0.22%) PSD2
13 4 (0.22%) TARGET2
14 3 (0.16%) Government Security Classifications
14 3 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 26 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.66%) Docker
3 7 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.27%) vSphere
5 4 (0.22%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.16%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.055%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.055%) NFS
7 1 (0.055%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (0.71%) Kubernetes
2 6 (0.33%) Nagios
3 5 (0.27%) SCCM
4 4 (0.22%) Norton AntiVirus
4 4 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.22%) Puppet
4 4 (0.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 3 (0.16%) Ansible
5 3 (0.16%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.16%) Rancher
6 2 (0.11%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.11%) QRadar
6 2 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.055%) CASB
7 1 (0.055%) FTK
7 1 (0.055%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.055%) logstash
7 1 (0.055%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 1 (0.055%) PingFederate
7 1 (0.055%) Xymon
Vendors
1 166 (9.11%) Microsoft
2 120 (6.58%) Oracle
3 78 (4.28%) SAP
4 44 (2.41%) Salesforce.com
5 38 (2.08%) Adobe
6 36 (1.97%) Google
7 31 (1.70%) Tableau
8 28 (1.54%) Cisco
9 22 (1.21%) Capita
10 21 (1.15%) VMware
11 18 (0.99%) HP
12 17 (0.93%) Workday
13 13 (0.71%) CheckPoint
14 12 (0.66%) IBM
15 10 (0.55%) Citrix
16 9 (0.49%) Cognizant
17 8 (0.44%) EMC
17 8 (0.44%) Infor
17 8 (0.44%) Juniper
17 8 (0.44%) Marketo