The median annual salary for a Senior Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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

Senior Manager
UK
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 264 250 246
Rank change year-on-year -14 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Manager 1032 1396 1447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.21% 1.33% 1.34%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.38% 1.39%
Number of salaries quoted 791 1078 1062
Median salary £65,000 £63,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.17% -3.07%  
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 82331 100795 104032
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.29% 96.38% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 68376 84445 84981
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 £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +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 30 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 30 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 -12 960 £65,000 - 119
London +1 517 £70,000 +3.70% 63
South East +3 142 £60,000 -1.63% 13
Yorkshire +31 78 £55,000 - 6
City of London +2 71 £67,500 -10.00% 16
East of England +17 61 £70,000 +2.18% 11
West Yorkshire +19 60 £55,000 -4.34% 4
West Midlands +14 57 £62,500 +4.16% 8
Berkshire +13 51 £65,000 +18.18% 2
North West -48 42 £55,000 - 8
Leeds +24 36 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Hertfordshire +13 33 £72,500 +7.40% 5
Reading +38 31 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Scotland -15 30 £66,250 +20.45% 8
Birmingham +12 28 £62,500 +2.04% 2
East Midlands +7 28 £50,000 -9.09% 3
South West -17 28 £56,250 -2.17% 7
Manchester -41 25 £54,250 -1.36% 3
Buckinghamshire +38 24 £53,750 -11.88% 3
Cambridgeshire +22 20 £70,000 - 4
Bradford +22 20 £53,750 -17.30% 1
Hampshire +16 18 £63,750 -13.85% 1
Cambridge +17 17 £70,000 +16.66% 4
Watford -3 16 £72,500 - 2
Edinburgh -17 16 £67,500 +22.72% 5
South Wales +11 15 £55,000 - 3
Wales +3 15 £55,000 - 3
Glasgow +7 14 £57,500 +21.05% 3
Cardiff +7 14 £55,000 +3.77% 2
Surrey -5 14 £64,500 -7.85% 1

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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.

1 797 (37.95%) Project Management
2 785 (37.38%) Finance
3 729 (34.71%) Agile Software Development
4 489 (23.29%) PRINCE2
5 459 (21.86%) Stakeholder Management
6 300 (14.29%) Degree
7 260 (12.38%) Retail
8 238 (11.33%) Marketing
9 213 (10.14%) Scrum
10 212 (10.10%) Banking
11 205 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
12 190 (9.05%) SDLC
12 190 (9.05%) Change Management
13 189 (9.00%) E-Commerce
14 179 (8.52%) ITIL
15 172 (8.19%) Programme Management
15 172 (8.19%) Analytics
16 162 (7.71%) Mentoring
17 161 (7.67%) Waterfall
18 158 (7.52%) Microsoft
19 157 (7.48%) Telecoms
20 145 (6.90%) CRM
20 145 (6.90%) Line Management
21 137 (6.52%) Project Planning
22 133 (6.33%) MS Excel
23 131 (6.24%) SQL
24 128 (6.10%) Risk Management
25 116 (5.52%) Coaching
26 115 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
27 111 (5.29%) 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 42 (2.00%) SharePoint
2 36 (1.71%) SAS
3 26 (1.24%) CMS
4 18 (0.86%) IIS
5 16 (0.76%) Confluence
6 14 (0.67%) MS Exchange
7 10 (0.48%) WordPress
8 7 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.29%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.24%) Apache
10 5 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.14%) Apache Pig
11 3 (0.14%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.14%) ColdFusion
11 3 (0.14%) Drupal
11 3 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.095%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 2 (0.095%) MS Project Server
12 2 (0.095%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.048%) WebSphere
Applications
1 133 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 95 (4.52%) MS Project
3 37 (1.76%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (1.43%) MS Office
5 23 (1.10%) SPSS
6 19 (0.90%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.19%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.095%) Adobe After Effects
11 1 (0.048%) InDesign
11 1 (0.048%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 36 (1.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (0.57%) BASE24
4 12 (0.57%) SAP QM
4 12 (0.57%) SAP SCM
5 11 (0.52%) Sonata
6 9 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 7 (0.33%) SAP HCM
8 6 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (0.24%) NetSuite
9 5 (0.24%) Postilion
10 4 (0.19%) Eloqua
10 4 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.19%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.19%) Relativity
11 3 (0.14%) SAP CO
11 3 (0.14%) SAP FI
11 3 (0.14%) SAP FI/CO
11 3 (0.14%) SAP HR
Cloud Services
1 73 (3.48%) SaaS
2 34 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (1.43%) Office 365
4 28 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (1.05%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.38%) PaaS
7 7 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
8 6 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.24%) IaaS
10 4 (0.19%) Oracle CX
10 4 (0.19%) Responsys
10 4 (0.19%) Taleo
11 3 (0.14%) Adobe Analytics
11 3 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.14%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.095%) Force.com
12 2 (0.095%) Trello
13 1 (0.048%) OneDrive
13 1 (0.048%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.38%) MPLS
2 27 (1.29%) Internet
3 24 (1.14%) VoIP
4 23 (1.10%) Firewall
5 19 (0.90%) WAN
6 18 (0.86%) LAN
6 18 (0.86%) Wireless
7 17 (0.81%) ATM
8 15 (0.71%) VPN
9 14 (0.67%) Ethernet
10 10 (0.48%) Broadband
10 10 (0.48%) Network Security
10 10 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (0.43%) Unified Communications
12 8 (0.38%) DLNA
12 8 (0.38%) DNS
12 8 (0.38%) DOCSIS
12 8 (0.38%) DVB
12 8 (0.38%) Frame Relay
12 8 (0.38%) HbbTV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (2.33%) Big Data
2 44 (2.10%) SQL Server
3 40 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (1.57%) Hadoop
5 20 (0.95%) Relational Database
6 19 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
6 19 (0.90%) QlikView
7 17 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 13 (0.62%) GIS
9 11 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
10 10 (0.48%) Data Mining
11 8 (0.38%) RDBMS
12 7 (0.33%) Apache Hive
13 5 (0.24%) Spotfire
14 4 (0.19%) MongoDB
14 4 (0.19%) SAP BW
14 4 (0.19%) SQL Server 2014
14 4 (0.19%) SQL Server 2016
15 3 (0.14%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 63 (3.00%) JIRA
2 24 (1.14%) Selenium
3 16 (0.76%) Git (software)
4 14 (0.67%) Cucumber
5 8 (0.38%) SpecFlow
5 8 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (0.38%) WebDriver
6 7 (0.33%) JUnit
6 7 (0.33%) Subversion
7 6 (0.29%) Jasmine
7 6 (0.29%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.29%) Protractor
7 6 (0.29%) TestNG
8 5 (0.24%) Ant
8 5 (0.24%) LoadRunner
8 5 (0.24%) Maven
8 5 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (0.24%) TeamCity
9 4 (0.19%) Gradle
9 4 (0.19%) JBehave
General
1 785 (37.38%) Finance
2 260 (12.38%) Retail
3 238 (11.33%) Marketing
4 212 (10.10%) Banking
5 157 (7.48%) Telecoms
6 76 (3.62%) Manufacturing
7 66 (3.14%) Legal
8 42 (2.00%) Advertising
9 37 (1.76%) Investment Banking
10 34 (1.62%) Games
11 27 (1.29%) Back Office
11 27 (1.29%) Electronics
12 22 (1.05%) Billing
13 20 (0.95%) Law
14 16 (0.76%) Financial Institution
15 15 (0.71%) Automotive
15 15 (0.71%) Military
15 15 (0.71%) Publishing
16 13 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
17 11 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (3.29%) .NET
2 51 (2.43%) HTML
3 25 (1.19%) CSS
4 19 (0.90%) HTML5
5 16 (0.76%) Middleware
6 15 (0.71%) ASP.NET
6 15 (0.71%) Web Services
7 12 (0.57%) XML
8 11 (0.52%) AngularJS
9 9 (0.43%) JSON
10 8 (0.38%) CSS3
10 8 (0.38%) HEVC
10 8 (0.38%) PlayReady
10 8 (0.38%) SOAP
11 7 (0.33%) Natural Language Processing
12 6 (0.29%) Flash
13 5 (0.24%) jQuery
13 5 (0.24%) Node.js
14 4 (0.19%) .NET Core
14 4 (0.19%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 205 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (4.33%) Data Centre
3 72 (3.43%) User Experience
4 71 (3.38%) Management Information System
5 69 (3.29%) PMI
6 64 (3.05%) Computer Science
7 47 (2.24%) Mobile App
7 47 (2.24%) Virtual Team
8 44 (2.10%) Fintech
9 24 (1.14%) Social Media
10 22 (1.05%) Cyber Attack
11 19 (0.90%) EPoS
12 17 (0.81%) Driving Licence
13 16 (0.76%) Digital Media
14 15 (0.71%) iPad
15 13 (0.62%) Enterprise Software
15 13 (0.62%) FMCG
16 12 (0.57%) Cybercrime
16 12 (0.57%) Cyberthreat
16 12 (0.57%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 51 (2.43%) Windows
2 40 (1.90%) Linux
3 24 (1.14%) Android
4 17 (0.81%) Unix
5 16 (0.76%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.62%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.29%) Windows Server
7 6 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.24%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.19%) zOS
10 3 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (0.14%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.095%) Kali Linux
11 2 (0.095%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.048%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 797 (37.95%) Project Management
2 729 (34.71%) Agile Software Development
3 489 (23.29%) PRINCE2
4 459 (21.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 213 (10.14%) Scrum
6 190 (9.05%) Change Management
6 190 (9.05%) SDLC
7 189 (9.00%) E-Commerce
8 179 (8.52%) ITIL
9 172 (8.19%) Analytics
9 172 (8.19%) Programme Management
10 162 (7.71%) Mentoring
11 161 (7.67%) Waterfall
12 145 (6.90%) CRM
12 145 (6.90%) Line Management
13 137 (6.52%) Project Planning
14 128 (6.10%) Risk Management
15 116 (5.52%) Coaching
16 115 (5.48%) Continuous Improvement
17 111 (5.29%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (6.24%) SQL
2 67 (3.19%) Java
3 50 (2.38%) C#
4 39 (1.86%) Python
5 32 (1.52%) JavaScript
6 27 (1.29%) C
7 14 (0.67%) T-SQL
7 14 (0.67%) VB.NET
8 12 (0.57%) PL/SQL
9 11 (0.52%) VBA
10 10 (0.48%) Perl
10 10 (0.48%) R
11 8 (0.38%) Bash Shell
11 8 (0.38%) PHP
12 7 (0.33%) C++
12 7 (0.33%) Scala
13 4 (0.19%) Groovy
14 3 (0.14%) Clojure
14 3 (0.14%) Cypher
14 3 (0.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 300 (14.29%) Degree
2 110 (5.24%) PMI Certification
3 107 (5.10%) CISSP
4 96 (4.57%) PMP
5 84 (4.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 59 (2.81%) CISM
7 56 (2.67%) CISA
8 52 (2.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 49 (2.33%) ISEB
10 47 (2.24%) APMP
11 38 (1.81%) Security Cleared
12 34 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
13 31 (1.48%) SC Cleared
14 28 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
15 27 (1.29%) CCNP
16 25 (1.19%) MBA
17 23 (1.10%) SANS
18 22 (1.05%) CCNA
18 22 (1.05%) GIAC
19 19 (0.90%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (4.29%) QA
2 64 (3.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 60 (2.86%) PMO
4 44 (2.10%) SLA
5 22 (1.05%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.76%) Data Quality
7 12 (0.57%) COBIT
8 10 (0.48%) MiFID
9 9 (0.43%) ISO 9001
10 7 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
11 6 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
11 6 (0.29%) GDPR
12 5 (0.24%) EMIR
12 5 (0.24%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 4 (0.19%) FATCA
14 2 (0.095%) IFRS
14 2 (0.095%) ISO27005
15 1 (0.048%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 1 (0.048%) ISO22301
15 1 (0.048%) P3O
System Software
1 15 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.19%) Hyper-V
2 4 (0.19%) Snort
2 4 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.14%) Docker
3 3 (0.14%) RACF
3 3 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.14%) VirtualBox
3 3 (0.14%) XYGATE
4 1 (0.048%) HDFS
4 1 (0.048%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.048%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.048%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (0.33%) EnCase
2 5 (0.24%) Cisco UCCE
2 5 (0.24%) FortiGate
2 5 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (0.19%) Ansible
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%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.14%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (0.095%) CSIRT
5 2 (0.095%) Nessus
5 2 (0.095%) Nmap
5 2 (0.095%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (0.095%) OpenVAS
5 2 (0.095%) Puppet
6 1 (0.048%) Failover Clustering
6 1 (0.048%) QRadar
Vendors
1 158 (7.52%) Microsoft
2 96 (4.57%) SAP
3 95 (4.52%) Oracle
4 37 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
5 36 (1.71%) Google
6 27 (1.29%) Tableau
7 23 (1.10%) ServiceNow
8 18 (0.86%) Cisco
9 17 (0.81%) IBM
10 14 (0.67%) Cognizant
10 14 (0.67%) hybris
10 14 (0.67%) VMware
11 13 (0.62%) Apple
12 12 (0.57%) JDA
13 11 (0.52%) FNZ
14 10 (0.48%) CheckPoint
15 9 (0.43%) Demandware
15 9 (0.43%) HP
15 9 (0.43%) IFS
16 8 (0.38%) Nagra
Cheshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
Searchability
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Durham Professional Services Limited
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £62000 per annum + work/life balance + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
SDC
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + 10% bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent range of benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + flexible benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Stonewater
Salary: circa £60,000 (subject to experience)
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighouse, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + £5k Car + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £32,000 - £38,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Send
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum + bonus + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Vadis People
Salary: c£40,000 - £50,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Barnet, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + £6.5k Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £60,000 to £64,000 per annum Bonus, Healthcare, Car Allowance, Pe
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + car + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £neg+car+15%bonus+healthcare+pension etc etc
Posted: 6 days ago