The median annual salary for a Senior Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Manager
UK
Rank 264 255 245
Rank change year-on-year -9 -10  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Manager 1047 1362 1413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.23% 1.32% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.37% 1.38%
Number of salaries quoted 800 1053 1040
Median salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £59,750 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -0.41% -  

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 81759 99530 102645
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.36% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67832 83314 83806
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%  

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior Manager in the UK

Senior Manager
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 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 -8 968 £65,000 - 119
London +24 522 £70,000 +3.70% 71
South East +17 144 £60,000 -1.63% 11
Yorkshire +25 75 £55,000 - 1
City of London +21 72 £67,500 -10.00% 18
East of England +8 64 £70,000 +3.70% 10
West Midlands +18 60 £60,000 - 8
West Yorkshire +37 57 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Berkshire +6 52 £62,500 +13.63% 1
North West -43 40 £55,000 +2.32% 5
Hertfordshire +16 37 £70,000 +2.94% 5
Leeds +25 35 £55,000 +22.22%
Scotland +3 35 £67,500 +22.72% 4
Reading +32 30 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Birmingham +8 29 £62,500 - 1
East Midlands +5 28 £52,500 -4.54% 5
South West -32 28 £56,250 -2.17% 8
Buckinghamshire +38 26 £52,500 -15.32% 1
Manchester -34 23 £54,250 +8.50% 3
Cambridgeshire +19 19 £70,000 +16.66% 3
Hampshire +19 18 £62,500 -10.71% 2
Edinburgh -16 18 £77,500 +47.61% 3
Bradford +19 17 £52,500 -19.23% 1
Glasgow +15 17 £55,500 +16.84% 1
Watford -1 17 £72,500 - 3
Cambridge +19 15 £70,000 +16.66% 3
South Wales +9 15 £55,000 +3.77% 4
Cardiff +6 15 £55,000 +7.84% 2
Wales +2 15 £55,000 +3.77% 4
Surrey -12 14 £64,500 -7.85% 2

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Senior 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 Senior Manager in the job title.

1 811 (38.00%) Finance
2 803 (37.63%) Project Management
3 737 (34.54%) Agile Software Development
4 488 (22.87%) PRINCE2
5 469 (21.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 310 (14.53%) Degree
7 271 (12.70%) Retail
8 241 (11.29%) Marketing
9 223 (10.45%) Banking
10 217 (10.17%) Scrum
11 208 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
12 201 (9.42%) Change Management
13 196 (9.18%) SDLC
14 192 (9.00%) E-Commerce
15 190 (8.90%) ITIL
16 176 (8.25%) Programme Management
17 175 (8.20%) Analytics
18 167 (7.83%) Waterfall
19 163 (7.64%) Mentoring
20 162 (7.59%) Telecoms
21 155 (7.26%) Microsoft
22 148 (6.94%) Line Management
23 147 (6.89%) CRM
24 139 (6.51%) Project Planning
25 135 (6.33%) SQL
26 133 (6.23%) Risk Management
27 130 (6.09%) MS Excel
28 117 (5.48%) Coaching
29 114 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
30 113 (5.30%) PMI Certification

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 41 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 38 (1.78%) SAS
3 29 (1.36%) CMS
4 21 (0.98%) IIS
5 18 (0.84%) Confluence
6 14 (0.66%) MS Exchange
7 9 (0.42%) WordPress
8 7 (0.33%) Apache Spark
8 7 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.28%) Apache
10 5 (0.23%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.19%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.14%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.14%) ColdFusion
12 3 (0.14%) Drupal
12 3 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.094%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.094%) MS Project Server
13 2 (0.094%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.094%) WebSphere
Applications
1 130 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 94 (4.40%) MS Project
3 35 (1.64%) MS PowerPoint
4 28 (1.31%) MS Office
5 25 (1.17%) SPSS
6 18 (0.84%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.094%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.094%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.047%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 35 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.61%) BASE24
5 12 (0.56%) SAP QM
5 12 (0.56%) SAP SCM
6 11 (0.52%) Sonata
7 9 (0.42%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 7 (0.33%) SAP HCM
9 6 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (0.28%) Postilion
10 5 (0.23%) NetSuite
11 4 (0.19%) Eloqua
11 4 (0.19%) Relativity
11 4 (0.19%) SAP HR
12 3 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
12 3 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
12 3 (0.14%) SAP CO
12 3 (0.14%) SAP FI
12 3 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 73 (3.42%) SaaS
2 34 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (1.31%) Office 365
4 26 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (0.98%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
6 8 (0.37%) PaaS
7 7 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
8 6 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.23%) IaaS
10 4 (0.19%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.19%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.19%) Oracle CX
10 4 (0.19%) Responsys
10 4 (0.19%) Taleo
11 2 (0.094%) Adobe Analytics
11 2 (0.094%) Trello
12 1 (0.047%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.047%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.047%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.41%) MPLS
2 26 (1.22%) Internet
3 25 (1.17%) VoIP
4 24 (1.12%) Firewall
5 22 (1.03%) WAN
6 19 (0.89%) Wireless
7 18 (0.84%) ATM
8 17 (0.80%) LAN
9 16 (0.75%) VPN
10 15 (0.70%) Ethernet
11 11 (0.52%) Broadband
12 10 (0.47%) Network Security
12 10 (0.47%) Unified Communications
13 9 (0.42%) Frame Relay
13 9 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (0.37%) DLNA
14 8 (0.37%) DOCSIS
14 8 (0.37%) DVB
14 8 (0.37%) HbbTV
15 7 (0.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (2.53%) Big Data
2 47 (2.20%) SQL Server
3 42 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (1.59%) Hadoop
5 21 (0.98%) QlikView
5 21 (0.98%) Relational Database
6 19 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
6 19 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (0.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (0.66%) GIS
8 11 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (0.47%) Data Mining
10 8 (0.37%) Apache Hive
10 8 (0.37%) RDBMS
11 6 (0.28%) Spotfire
12 5 (0.23%) MongoDB
13 4 (0.19%) Mahout
13 4 (0.19%) MySQL
13 4 (0.19%) Neo4j
13 4 (0.19%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 66 (3.09%) JIRA
2 23 (1.08%) Selenium
3 18 (0.84%) Git (software)
4 14 (0.66%) Cucumber
5 8 (0.37%) SpecFlow
5 8 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.37%) WebDriver
6 7 (0.33%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.33%) JUnit
6 7 (0.33%) Subversion
7 6 (0.28%) Jasmine
7 6 (0.28%) LoadRunner
7 6 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (0.28%) Protractor
7 6 (0.28%) TeamCity
7 6 (0.28%) TestNG
8 5 (0.23%) Ant
8 5 (0.23%) Maven
8 5 (0.23%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.19%) Yeoman
General
1 811 (38.00%) Finance
2 271 (12.70%) Retail
3 241 (11.29%) Marketing
4 223 (10.45%) Banking
5 162 (7.59%) Telecoms
6 78 (3.66%) Manufacturing
7 65 (3.05%) Legal
8 41 (1.92%) Advertising
9 38 (1.78%) Investment Banking
10 34 (1.59%) Games
11 28 (1.31%) Back Office
12 27 (1.27%) Electronics
13 23 (1.08%) Billing
14 20 (0.94%) Law
15 18 (0.84%) Financial Institution
16 16 (0.75%) Publishing
17 15 (0.70%) Automotive
17 15 (0.70%) Military
18 13 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
19 11 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (3.47%) .NET
2 51 (2.39%) HTML
3 25 (1.17%) CSS
4 19 (0.89%) HTML5
5 16 (0.75%) ASP.NET
5 16 (0.75%) Middleware
5 16 (0.75%) Web Services
6 13 (0.61%) XML
7 12 (0.56%) AngularJS
8 10 (0.47%) JSON
9 9 (0.42%) Natural Language Processing
10 8 (0.37%) CSS3
10 8 (0.37%) HEVC
10 8 (0.37%) PlayReady
10 8 (0.37%) SOAP
11 6 (0.28%) Flash
12 5 (0.23%) jQuery
12 5 (0.23%) Node.js
13 4 (0.19%) Java EE
13 4 (0.19%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 208 (9.75%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (4.64%) Data Centre
3 73 (3.42%) Management Information System
4 72 (3.37%) User Experience
5 70 (3.28%) PMI
6 66 (3.09%) Computer Science
7 48 (2.25%) Mobile App
8 47 (2.20%) Virtual Team
9 45 (2.11%) Fintech
10 23 (1.08%) Social Media
11 22 (1.03%) Cyber Attack
12 18 (0.84%) Driving Licence
12 18 (0.84%) EPoS
13 15 (0.70%) Digital Media
13 15 (0.70%) iPad
14 14 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (0.61%) EFT
15 13 (0.61%) FMCG
16 12 (0.56%) Algorithms
16 12 (0.56%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 49 (2.30%) Windows
2 43 (2.01%) Linux
3 23 (1.08%) Android
4 17 (0.80%) Unix
5 15 (0.70%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.52%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.19%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.19%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.19%) zOS
9 3 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
9 3 (0.14%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.094%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.094%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.094%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.047%) AIX
11 1 (0.047%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 803 (37.63%) Project Management
2 737 (34.54%) Agile Software Development
3 488 (22.87%) PRINCE2
4 469 (21.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 217 (10.17%) Scrum
6 201 (9.42%) Change Management
7 196 (9.18%) SDLC
8 192 (9.00%) E-Commerce
9 190 (8.90%) ITIL
10 176 (8.25%) Programme Management
11 175 (8.20%) Analytics
12 167 (7.83%) Waterfall
13 163 (7.64%) Mentoring
14 148 (6.94%) Line Management
15 147 (6.89%) CRM
16 139 (6.51%) Project Planning
17 133 (6.23%) Risk Management
18 117 (5.48%) Coaching
19 114 (5.34%) Continuous Improvement
20 112 (5.25%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 135 (6.33%) SQL
2 70 (3.28%) Java
3 51 (2.39%) C#
4 41 (1.92%) Python
5 33 (1.55%) JavaScript
6 26 (1.22%) C
7 15 (0.70%) T-SQL
7 15 (0.70%) VB.NET
8 13 (0.61%) VBA
9 12 (0.56%) PL/SQL
9 12 (0.56%) R
10 9 (0.42%) Bash Shell
10 9 (0.42%) Perl
11 8 (0.37%) PHP
11 8 (0.37%) Scala
12 7 (0.33%) C++
13 4 (0.19%) Clojure
13 4 (0.19%) Cypher
13 4 (0.19%) Groovy
14 3 (0.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 310 (14.53%) Degree
2 113 (5.30%) PMI Certification
3 108 (5.06%) CISSP
4 98 (4.59%) PMP
5 83 (3.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 60 (2.81%) CISM
7 56 (2.62%) CISA
8 51 (2.39%) ISEB
8 51 (2.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 48 (2.25%) APMP
10 39 (1.83%) Security Cleared
11 38 (1.78%) ITIL Certification
12 32 (1.50%) SC Cleared
13 27 (1.27%) Cisco Certification
14 26 (1.22%) CCNP
15 24 (1.12%) MBA
16 23 (1.08%) SANS
17 22 (1.03%) GIAC
18 21 (0.98%) CCNA
19 20 (0.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (4.31%) QA
2 65 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 58 (2.72%) PMO
4 48 (2.25%) SLA
5 22 (1.03%) PCI DSS
6 18 (0.84%) Data Quality
7 13 (0.61%) COBIT
8 10 (0.47%) MiFID
9 9 (0.42%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
11 6 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
11 6 (0.28%) GDPR
12 5 (0.23%) EMIR
12 5 (0.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (0.19%) FATCA
14 2 (0.094%) IFRS
15 1 (0.047%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 1 (0.047%) ISO22301
15 1 (0.047%) ISO27005
15 1 (0.047%) P3O
System Software
1 15 (0.70%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.19%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.19%) Snort
2 4 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
2 4 (0.19%) VirtualBox
3 3 (0.14%) Docker
3 3 (0.14%) RACF
3 3 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.14%) XYGATE
4 1 (0.047%) HDFS
4 1 (0.047%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (0.33%) EnCase
1 7 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.23%) Cisco UCCE
2 5 (0.23%) FortiGate
3 4 (0.19%) Ansible
3 4 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (0.19%) RSA enVision
3 4 (0.19%) RSA Security Analytics
3 4 (0.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.14%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.14%) Nessus
4 3 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.094%) CSIRT
5 2 (0.094%) Nmap
5 2 (0.094%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.094%) OpenVAS
5 2 (0.094%) Puppet
5 2 (0.094%) Tivoli Identity Manager
6 1 (0.047%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.047%) Terraform
Vendors
1 155 (7.26%) Microsoft
2 97 (4.55%) SAP
3 93 (4.36%) Oracle
4 34 (1.59%) Google
4 34 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
5 29 (1.36%) Tableau
6 23 (1.08%) ServiceNow
7 19 (0.89%) IBM
8 18 (0.84%) Cisco
9 15 (0.70%) Cognizant
10 13 (0.61%) Apple
10 13 (0.61%) hybris
11 12 (0.56%) JDA
11 12 (0.56%) VMware
12 11 (0.52%) FNZ
13 10 (0.47%) CheckPoint
13 10 (0.47%) HP
14 9 (0.42%) Demandware
14 9 (0.42%) IFS
15 8 (0.37%) Roku
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Stonewater
Salary: circa £60,000 (subject to experience)
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vadis People
Salary: c£40,000 - £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + £6.5k Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ebury
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Networkers
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg+car+15%bonus+healthcare+pension etc etc
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Rullion
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Healthcare, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Networkers
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £80000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver James Associates
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Excellent Benefits and Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Strong bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Ipswich, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Salary: £55k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Technology People UK
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Rullion
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lincoln, Lincolnshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago