Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Manager was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 310 302 269
Rank change year-on-year -8 -33 -25
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Manager 1,775 1,994 2,483
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.07% 1.14% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 1.19% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,354 1,589 1,962
UK median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £46,250 £46,200 £45,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £96,250 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 159,874 167,577 186,122
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 95.99% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 128,822 134,320 156,383
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -5 1,664 £67,500 -3.57% 167
London -17 919 £75,000 - 88
UK excluding London -5 794 £60,000 - 94
South East -11 240 £62,500 -3.85% 21
North of England +11 180 £60,289 +7.66% 25
Midlands +26 139 £57,500 -4.17% 14
North West +41 99 £61,539 +7.02% 17
West Midlands +28 91 £56,250 -6.25% 12
South West +28 90 £50,000 -20.00% 9
East of England -25 84 £60,000 +2.13% 10
Yorkshire -7 75 £57,688 +4.89% 4
Scotland -23 51 £67,500 +12.50% 8
East Midlands -1 45 £60,000 +4.35% 2
Wales +18 25 £50,000 -6.98% 2
North East -15 6 £60,578 +16.05% 4
Northern Ireland 0 1 £52,500 -22.22% 4

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 721 (40.62%) Project Management
2 695 (39.15%) Finance
3 683 (38.48%) Agile Software Development
4 450 (25.35%) Stakeholder Management
5 375 (21.13%) PRINCE2
6 218 (12.28%) Degree
7 214 (12.06%) Microsoft
8 209 (11.77%) ITIL
9 194 (10.93%) Marketing
10 193 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
11 176 (9.92%) Scrum
12 169 (9.52%) Banking
13 168 (9.46%) Retail
13 168 (9.46%) Analytics
14 164 (9.24%) Waterfall
15 154 (8.68%) CRM
16 148 (8.34%) Risk Management
17 143 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
18 130 (7.32%) Oracle
19 124 (6.99%) Line Management
20 117 (6.59%) Change Management
21 111 (6.25%) Migration
22 107 (6.03%) QA
23 106 (5.97%) Data Centre
24 104 (5.86%) SAP
25 103 (5.80%) ERP
26 100 (5.63%) Service Delivery
27 98 (5.52%) Coaching
28 96 (5.41%) Mentoring
28 96 (5.41%) SaaS

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 34 (1.92%) CMS
2 17 (0.96%) SAS
2 17 (0.96%) SharePoint
3 14 (0.79%) Skype for Business
4 11 (0.62%) Apache Spark
5 9 (0.51%) Confluence
5 9 (0.51%) WordPress
6 8 (0.45%) JBoss
6 8 (0.45%) MS Exchange
7 7 (0.39%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.34%) Apache
8 6 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
8 6 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.28%) Drupal
9 5 (0.28%) NServiceBus
9 5 (0.28%) Tomcat
10 4 (0.23%) EPiServer
10 4 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.17%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 69 (3.89%) Microsoft Project
2 63 (3.55%) Microsoft Office
3 45 (2.54%) Microsoft Excel
4 28 (1.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 17 (0.96%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.23%) SPSS
8 3 (0.17%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.056%) Gephi
10 1 (0.056%) ProjectWise
10 1 (0.056%) Revit
Business Applications
1 32 (1.80%) Dynamics AX
2 26 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (1.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 15 (0.85%) Unit4 Business World
5 12 (0.68%) Dynamics GP
5 12 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (0.62%) SAP GRC
7 10 (0.56%) HFM
7 10 (0.56%) Hyperion Planning
7 10 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 9 (0.51%) BPCS
8 9 (0.51%) SAP S/4HANA
9 8 (0.45%) Lawson
9 8 (0.45%) NetSuite
9 8 (0.45%) Oracle CRM
9 8 (0.45%) Remedy ITSM
10 7 (0.39%) SAP Hybris
11 6 (0.34%) Adobe Campaign
11 6 (0.34%) Relativity
12 5 (0.28%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 96 (5.41%) SaaS
2 79 (4.45%) Office 365
3 77 (4.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 59 (3.32%) Amazon AWS
5 30 (1.69%) Dynamics 365
6 25 (1.41%) IaaS
7 18 (1.01%) Cloud Computing
7 18 (1.01%) PaaS
8 17 (0.96%) Adobe Analytics
9 11 (0.62%) AdWords
10 8 (0.45%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 8 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
11 7 (0.39%) Google Analytics
11 7 (0.39%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (0.34%) Basecamp
12 6 (0.34%) Oracle CX
13 4 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
13 4 (0.23%) G Suite
13 4 (0.23%) Responsys
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.48%) WAN
2 37 (2.08%) LAN
3 33 (1.86%) Firewall
4 30 (1.69%) Internet
5 19 (1.07%) Skype
6 15 (0.85%) MPLS
7 13 (0.73%) Network Security
8 12 (0.68%) Unified Communications
9 8 (0.45%) SAN
10 6 (0.34%) VPN
10 6 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.28%) TCP/IP
11 5 (0.28%) VoIP
12 4 (0.23%) DNS
13 3 (0.17%) DHCP
13 3 (0.17%) Ethernet
13 3 (0.17%) Kerberos
13 3 (0.17%) NGN
13 3 (0.17%) SMS
13 3 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (2.87%) Big Data
2 48 (2.70%) SQL Server
3 29 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
4 16 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (0.85%) NoSQL
6 14 (0.79%) QlikView
7 13 (0.73%) MongoDB
7 13 (0.73%) Power BI
8 12 (0.68%) Hadoop
9 11 (0.62%) MySQL
9 11 (0.62%) Relational Database
9 11 (0.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (0.56%) Essbase
10 10 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (0.51%) Data Mining
11 9 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (0.39%) SAP HANA
13 6 (0.34%) Amazon Redshift
13 6 (0.34%) Blockchain
13 6 (0.34%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 38 (2.14%) JIRA
2 13 (0.73%) TeamCity
3 7 (0.39%) Selenium
4 6 (0.34%) Artifactory
4 6 (0.34%) Bitbucket
4 6 (0.34%) NUnit
4 6 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.28%) Moq
5 5 (0.28%) NCrunch
5 5 (0.28%) ReSharper
5 5 (0.28%) VersionOne
6 4 (0.23%) JUnit
6 4 (0.23%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (0.23%) Mocha
7 3 (0.17%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.17%) Jasmine
7 3 (0.17%) Protractor
7 3 (0.17%) TestNG
8 2 (0.11%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.11%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 695 (39.15%) Finance
2 194 (10.93%) Marketing
3 169 (9.52%) Banking
4 168 (9.46%) Retail
5 69 (3.89%) Manufacturing
6 63 (3.55%) Legal
7 61 (3.44%) Telecoms
8 41 (2.31%) Advertising
9 34 (1.92%) Games
9 34 (1.92%) Law
10 29 (1.63%) Investment Banking
11 27 (1.52%) Retail Banking
12 24 (1.35%) Back Office
13 19 (1.07%) Billing
14 18 (1.01%) Front Office
15 17 (0.96%) Publishing
16 15 (0.85%) Financial Institution
17 13 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
18 11 (0.62%) Electronics
18 11 (0.62%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (3.72%) .NET
2 24 (1.35%) REST
3 18 (1.01%) HTML
3 18 (1.01%) Web Services
4 15 (0.85%) CSS
5 12 (0.68%) Middleware
6 11 (0.62%) XML
7 10 (0.56%) AngularJS
7 10 (0.56%) Mason
7 10 (0.56%) Oracle Fusion
7 10 (0.56%) React
8 8 (0.45%) WPF
9 7 (0.39%) ASP.NET
9 7 (0.39%) Hibernate
9 7 (0.39%) SOAP
10 6 (0.34%) J2EE
10 6 (0.34%) LAMP
10 6 (0.34%) Velocity
11 5 (0.28%) HTML5
11 5 (0.28%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 193 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
2 106 (5.97%) Data Centre
3 79 (4.45%) User Experience
4 70 (3.94%) Self-Motivation
5 49 (2.76%) Fintech
6 38 (2.14%) Computer Science
7 35 (1.97%) Mobile App
7 35 (1.97%) Virtual Team
8 31 (1.75%) Social Media
9 30 (1.69%) Management Information System
9 30 (1.69%) PMI
10 16 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (0.85%) NHS
12 14 (0.79%) Social Network
13 13 (0.73%) Derivative
13 13 (0.73%) Driving Licence
13 13 (0.73%) Public Cloud
14 12 (0.68%) Digital Media
14 12 (0.68%) FMCG
15 10 (0.56%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 68 (3.83%) Windows
2 36 (2.03%) Windows 10
3 24 (1.35%) Linux
4 16 (0.90%) Android
5 13 (0.73%) Apple iOS
6 9 (0.51%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.45%) Unix
8 4 (0.23%) CentOS
8 4 (0.23%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (0.17%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.056%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 721 (40.62%) Project Management
2 683 (38.48%) Agile Software Development
3 450 (25.35%) Stakeholder Management
4 375 (21.13%) PRINCE2
5 209 (11.77%) ITIL
6 176 (9.92%) Scrum
7 168 (9.46%) Analytics
8 164 (9.24%) Waterfall
9 154 (8.68%) CRM
10 148 (8.34%) Risk Management
11 143 (8.06%) Problem-Solving
12 124 (6.99%) Line Management
13 117 (6.59%) Change Management
14 111 (6.25%) Migration
15 103 (5.80%) ERP
16 100 (5.63%) Service Delivery
17 98 (5.52%) Coaching
18 96 (5.41%) Mentoring
19 95 (5.35%) SDLC
20 91 (5.13%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 84 (4.73%) SQL
2 51 (2.87%) Java
3 46 (2.59%) C#
4 34 (1.92%) Python
5 33 (1.86%) C
6 25 (1.41%) C++
7 24 (1.35%) JavaScript
8 17 (0.96%) R
9 11 (0.62%) PHP
10 9 (0.51%) PowerShell
10 9 (0.51%) VBA
11 7 (0.39%) X++
12 5 (0.28%) Ruby
12 5 (0.28%) Scala
13 4 (0.23%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.17%) Java 8
14 3 (0.17%) Perl
14 3 (0.17%) VB
14 3 (0.17%) XPath
15 2 (0.11%) Go
Qualifications
1 218 (12.28%) Degree
2 87 (4.90%) PMI Certification
3 74 (4.17%) PMP
4 53 (2.99%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 50 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 49 (2.76%) APMP
7 45 (2.54%) CISSP
8 33 (1.86%) Security Cleared
9 31 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
10 30 (1.69%) CISM
11 24 (1.35%) SC Cleared
12 21 (1.18%) CISA
13 20 (1.13%) ISTQB
14 19 (1.07%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 18 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (0.96%) ISEB
16 17 (0.96%) MBA
17 10 (0.56%) CRISC
18 9 (0.51%) Master's Degree
19 8 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 107 (6.03%) QA
2 87 (4.90%) PMO
3 58 (3.27%) GDPR
4 37 (2.08%) SLA
5 33 (1.86%) Data Quality
6 30 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 27 (1.52%) PCI DSS
8 14 (0.79%) COBIT
9 9 (0.51%) PSD2
10 8 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 8 (0.45%) NIST 800
11 6 (0.34%) SEPA
12 5 (0.28%) Cyber Essentials
12 5 (0.28%) TARGET2
13 4 (0.23%) MiFID
13 4 (0.23%) PMBOK
14 3 (0.17%) Government Security Classifications
14 3 (0.17%) Solvency II
15 2 (0.11%) Actionable Recommendations
15 2 (0.11%) IFRS
System Software
1 22 (1.24%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.28%) Docker
4 3 (0.17%) Firmware
4 3 (0.17%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.17%) vSphere
5 1 (0.056%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.056%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.056%) NFS
5 1 (0.056%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.056%) XenApp
5 1 (0.056%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (0.39%) Puppet
2 6 (0.34%) Kubernetes
2 6 (0.34%) SCCM
3 5 (0.28%) Nagios
4 4 (0.23%) Ansible
4 4 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.17%) CASB
5 3 (0.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
5 3 (0.17%) Rancher
5 3 (0.17%) ServiceCenter
6 2 (0.11%) CFEngine
6 2 (0.11%) Oozie
6 2 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.11%) Terraform
6 2 (0.11%) Xymon
6 2 (0.11%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.056%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.056%) EnCase
7 1 (0.056%) FTK
7 1 (0.056%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 214 (12.06%) Microsoft
2 130 (7.32%) Oracle
3 104 (5.86%) SAP
4 36 (2.03%) Cisco
5 31 (1.75%) Adobe
6 30 (1.69%) Google
7 29 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
8 25 (1.41%) VMware
9 24 (1.35%) Tableau
10 19 (1.07%) Sage
11 18 (1.01%) IBM
12 17 (0.96%) JD Edwards
13 16 (0.90%) Remedy
14 15 (0.85%) Workday
15 13 (0.73%) HP
16 11 (0.62%) CheckPoint
16 11 (0.62%) Hyperion
17 10 (0.56%) Epicor
17 10 (0.56%) IFS
18 9 (0.51%) CA Agile Central