The median annual salary for a Senior Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 267 248 241
Rank change year-on-year -19 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Manager 1009 1345 1504
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.19% 1.37% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 1.42% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 775 1028 1145
Median salary £65,000 £63,250 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.76% -2.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 81753 94897 106080
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.23% 96.39% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 67454 79728 86937
Median salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
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 £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -25 943 £65,000 - 138
London +2 527 £70,000 - 78
South East +6 137 £62,500 +4.16% 16
Yorkshire +1 70 £55,000 - 8
East of England -7 65 £62,500 -9.74% 9
West Yorkshire +15 58 £55,000 - 7
City of London +7 56 £70,000 - 24
Berkshire +13 52 £70,000 +19.14% 8
West Midlands -31 39 £60,000 +9.58% 6
North West -62 38 £55,000 +4.76% 3
Leeds -2 36 £55,500 +5.71% 6
Cambridgeshire +8 34 £62,500 -10.71% 4
South West -20 32 £60,000 -5.88% 10
East Midlands +11 29 £54,000 -1.81% 6
Surrey +6 28 £72,500 +11.53% 3
Reading +20 26 £62,500 +8.69% 2
Cambridge +17 26 £67,500 +28.57% 2
Scotland +4 25 £57,500 +7.47% 5
Birmingham -34 23 £62,500 +19.04%
Manchester -63 23 £55,000 - 2
East Sussex +26 19 £42,500 +54.54% 1
South Wales +14 19 £55,000 -2.22%
Wales +4 19 £55,000 -2.22%
Brighton +32 18 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Cardiff +10 17 £55,000 +10.00%
Edinburgh -1 16 £70,000 +36.58% 5
Hampshire +7 15 £62,500 +4.16% 1
Bradford +5 15 £55,000 -18.51% 1
Hertfordshire -11 15 £72,500 +7.40% 3
Nottinghamshire +9 13 £55,000 +1.86% 2

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 788 (38.86%) Finance
2 787 (38.81%) Project Management
3 730 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
4 478 (23.57%) PRINCE2
5 462 (22.78%) Stakeholder Management
6 258 (12.72%) Degree
7 254 (12.52%) Retail
8 235 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
9 227 (11.19%) Marketing
10 216 (10.65%) Scrum
11 189 (9.32%) Change Management
12 186 (9.17%) ITIL
13 181 (8.93%) Mentoring
14 171 (8.43%) Analytics
15 168 (8.28%) Banking
16 162 (7.99%) Microsoft
17 157 (7.74%) Waterfall
18 154 (7.59%) E-Commerce
19 151 (7.45%) Programme Management
20 146 (7.20%) Telecoms
20 146 (7.20%) SDLC
21 143 (7.05%) Business Development
22 136 (6.71%) Coaching
23 126 (6.21%) Risk Management
24 122 (6.02%) CRM
24 122 (6.02%) Project Planning
25 120 (5.92%) Continuous Improvement
26 116 (5.72%) SQL
27 115 (5.67%) Product Management
27 115 (5.67%) Line 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 48 (2.37%) SharePoint
2 32 (1.58%) SAS
3 23 (1.13%) CMS
4 18 (0.89%) Confluence
5 17 (0.84%) WordPress
6 12 (0.59%) MS Exchange
7 9 (0.44%) IIS
8 7 (0.35%) Apache Spark
8 7 (0.35%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.30%) BizTalk Server
10 5 (0.25%) Apache
10 5 (0.25%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.20%) Apache Pig
12 3 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 3 (0.15%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.15%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.099%) Drupal
13 2 (0.099%) Exchange Server 2010
14 1 (0.049%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.049%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 83 (4.09%) Microsoft Project
2 68 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (1.68%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 32 (1.58%) Microsoft Office
5 22 (1.08%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.79%) SPSS
7 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.099%) Adobe After Effects
9 1 (0.049%) InDesign
9 1 (0.049%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 26 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 21 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (0.79%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 13 (0.64%) Sonata
5 12 (0.59%) SAP QM
5 12 (0.59%) SAP SCM
6 9 (0.44%) BASE24
7 7 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 6 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
8 6 (0.30%) NetSuite
8 6 (0.30%) SAP HCM
9 5 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
10 4 (0.20%) Eloqua
10 4 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
10 4 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
10 4 (0.20%) Relativity
11 3 (0.15%) Raiser's Edge
11 3 (0.15%) Remedy ITSM
12 2 (0.099%) Magento
12 2 (0.099%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 69 (3.40%) SaaS
2 55 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (1.38%) Office 365
5 7 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.35%) Google Analytics
5 7 (0.35%) Taleo
6 6 (0.30%) PaaS
6 6 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (0.20%) Force.com
7 4 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (0.20%) Oracle CX
7 4 (0.20%) Oracle Service Cloud
7 4 (0.20%) Responsys
8 3 (0.15%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.15%) Amazon EMR
8 3 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.15%) OneDrive
9 2 (0.099%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.38%) Internet
2 26 (1.28%) MPLS
2 26 (1.28%) VoIP
3 22 (1.08%) Firewall
4 20 (0.99%) LAN
5 19 (0.94%) WAN
6 18 (0.89%) DNS
6 18 (0.89%) Wireless
7 15 (0.74%) VPN
7 15 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (0.54%) ATM
8 11 (0.54%) Ethernet
9 9 (0.44%) Network Security
9 9 (0.44%) Structured Cabling
9 9 (0.44%) Unified Communications
10 8 (0.39%) DLNA
10 8 (0.39%) DOCSIS
10 8 (0.39%) DVB
10 8 (0.39%) Frame Relay
10 8 (0.39%) HbbTV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (3.16%) Big Data
2 46 (2.27%) SQL Server
3 45 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
4 34 (1.68%) Hadoop
5 21 (1.04%) QlikView
5 21 (1.04%) Relational Database
6 19 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
8 17 (0.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (0.64%) Data Mining
10 12 (0.59%) GIS
11 11 (0.54%) Oracle Reports
12 9 (0.44%) Apache Hive
13 7 (0.35%) SQL Server 2016
14 6 (0.30%) Blockchain
14 6 (0.30%) Data Mart
15 5 (0.25%) Data Lake
15 5 (0.25%) MongoDB
15 5 (0.25%) RDBMS
16 4 (0.20%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 57 (2.81%) JIRA
2 20 (0.99%) Selenium
3 15 (0.74%) Cucumber
4 11 (0.54%) Git (software)
5 9 (0.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (0.39%) Jenkins
6 8 (0.39%) VersionOne
7 7 (0.35%) Maven
7 7 (0.35%) Ranorex
8 6 (0.30%) Jasmine
8 6 (0.30%) JUnit
8 6 (0.30%) Protractor
8 6 (0.30%) TestNG
9 5 (0.25%) Ant
9 5 (0.25%) Gradle
9 5 (0.25%) Subversion
10 4 (0.20%) SpecFlow
10 4 (0.20%) WebDriver
11 3 (0.15%) LoadRunner
11 3 (0.15%) Yeoman
General
1 788 (38.86%) Finance
2 254 (12.52%) Retail
3 227 (11.19%) Marketing
4 168 (8.28%) Banking
5 146 (7.20%) Telecoms
6 69 (3.40%) Legal
7 63 (3.11%) Manufacturing
8 38 (1.87%) Advertising
9 30 (1.48%) Investment Banking
10 28 (1.38%) Games
11 26 (1.28%) Electronics
12 25 (1.23%) Back Office
13 23 (1.13%) Billing
14 20 (0.99%) Law
15 19 (0.94%) Financial Institution
16 17 (0.84%) Publishing
17 15 (0.74%) Military
18 14 (0.69%) German Language
19 13 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
19 13 (0.64%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (3.45%) .NET
2 51 (2.51%) HTML
3 24 (1.18%) CSS
4 19 (0.94%) HTML5
5 15 (0.74%) ASP.NET
5 15 (0.74%) Middleware
6 13 (0.64%) Web Services
7 12 (0.59%) XML
8 9 (0.44%) CSS3
9 8 (0.39%) AngularJS
9 8 (0.39%) HEVC
9 8 (0.39%) Natural Language Processing
9 8 (0.39%) PlayReady
9 8 (0.39%) SOAP
10 7 (0.35%) jQuery
10 7 (0.35%) JSON
11 6 (0.30%) Flash
12 5 (0.25%) J2EE
13 4 (0.20%) Lucene
13 4 (0.20%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 235 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 92 (4.54%) Data Centre
3 78 (3.85%) User Experience
4 74 (3.65%) Management Information System
5 61 (3.01%) PMI
6 49 (2.42%) Fintech
6 49 (2.42%) Mobile App
7 43 (2.12%) Virtual Team
8 42 (2.07%) Computer Science
9 25 (1.23%) Greenfield Project
10 24 (1.18%) Social Media
11 21 (1.04%) Cyber Attack
11 21 (1.04%) EPoS
12 20 (0.99%) iPad
13 13 (0.64%) Digital Media
13 13 (0.64%) Driving Licence
13 13 (0.64%) Over-the-Top Content
14 12 (0.59%) Cybercrime
15 11 (0.54%) Algorithms
15 11 (0.54%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 62 (3.06%) Windows
2 46 (2.27%) Linux
3 23 (1.13%) Android
4 15 (0.74%) Apple iOS
4 15 (0.74%) Unix
4 15 (0.74%) Windows Server
5 12 (0.59%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.15%) Kali Linux
6 3 (0.15%) Mac OS
6 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (0.15%) zOS
7 2 (0.099%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.099%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.049%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.049%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.049%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.049%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.049%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 787 (38.81%) Project Management
2 730 (36.00%) Agile Software Development
3 478 (23.57%) PRINCE2
4 462 (22.78%) Stakeholder Management
5 216 (10.65%) Scrum
6 189 (9.32%) Change Management
7 186 (9.17%) ITIL
8 181 (8.93%) Mentoring
9 171 (8.43%) Analytics
10 157 (7.74%) Waterfall
11 154 (7.59%) E-Commerce
12 151 (7.45%) Programme Management
13 146 (7.20%) SDLC
14 143 (7.05%) Business Development
15 136 (6.71%) Coaching
16 126 (6.21%) Risk Management
17 122 (6.02%) CRM
17 122 (6.02%) Project Planning
18 120 (5.92%) Continuous Improvement
19 115 (5.67%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (5.72%) SQL
2 68 (3.35%) Java
3 50 (2.47%) Python
4 42 (2.07%) C#
5 34 (1.68%) C
6 32 (1.58%) JavaScript
7 18 (0.89%) R
8 16 (0.79%) Perl
8 16 (0.79%) T-SQL
9 14 (0.69%) PL/SQL
10 12 (0.59%) VB.NET
11 11 (0.54%) C++
12 9 (0.44%) Scala
13 7 (0.35%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.25%) VBA
15 4 (0.20%) Groovy
16 3 (0.15%) Clojure
16 3 (0.15%) Cypher
16 3 (0.15%) Ruby
17 2 (0.099%) PHP
Qualifications
1 258 (12.72%) Degree
2 107 (5.28%) PMI Certification
3 90 (4.44%) PMP
4 87 (4.29%) CISSP
5 85 (4.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 62 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 54 (2.66%) CISM
8 52 (2.56%) CISA
9 47 (2.32%) ITIL Certification
10 38 (1.87%) APMP
11 37 (1.82%) Security Cleared
12 36 (1.78%) ISEB
13 26 (1.28%) Cisco Certification
13 26 (1.28%) MBA
14 25 (1.23%) CCNP
15 24 (1.18%) GIAC
15 24 (1.18%) SANS
15 24 (1.18%) SC Cleared
16 21 (1.04%) CCNA
17 19 (0.94%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (4.29%) QA
2 64 (3.16%) PMO
3 62 (3.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (1.53%) SLA
5 20 (0.99%) Data Quality
6 18 (0.89%) PCI DSS
7 16 (0.79%) COBIT
8 14 (0.69%) GDPR
9 11 (0.54%) MiFID
10 8 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
11 7 (0.35%) EMIR
11 7 (0.35%) ISO 9001
12 6 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
13 5 (0.25%) FATCA
14 4 (0.20%) ISO22301
15 3 (0.15%) GCP
15 3 (0.15%) IFRS
15 3 (0.15%) ISO27005
16 2 (0.099%) GxP
17 1 (0.049%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.15%) Docker
3 3 (0.15%) RACF
3 3 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.15%) VirtualBox
3 3 (0.15%) XYGATE
4 2 (0.099%) HDFS
4 2 (0.099%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.099%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.049%) KVM
5 1 (0.049%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.049%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.049%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
1 4 (0.20%) Tivoli Identity Manager
2 3 (0.15%) AirWatch
2 3 (0.15%) Ansible
2 3 (0.15%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (0.15%) Defensics
2 3 (0.15%) FortiGate
2 3 (0.15%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.15%) Nessus
2 3 (0.15%) Nmap
2 3 (0.15%) OpenVAS
2 3 (0.15%) SCCM
3 2 (0.099%) CSIRT
3 2 (0.099%) EnCase
4 1 (0.049%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.049%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.049%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.049%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.049%) Puppet
4 1 (0.049%) QRadar
Vendors
1 162 (7.99%) Microsoft
2 103 (5.08%) Oracle
3 100 (4.93%) SAP
4 45 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
5 30 (1.48%) Tableau
6 28 (1.38%) Google
7 24 (1.18%) ServiceNow
8 22 (1.08%) Cognizant
9 21 (1.04%) IBM
9 21 (1.04%) VMware
10 17 (0.84%) hybris
11 16 (0.79%) Cisco
12 13 (0.64%) FNZ
13 11 (0.54%) JDA
13 11 (0.54%) Unisys
14 10 (0.49%) Apple
14 10 (0.49%) CA Agile Central
15 9 (0.44%) Atlassian
15 9 (0.44%) Demandware
16 8 (0.39%) Adobe
West Midlands
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
South West London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 Per Annum plus bonus plus bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
AdRoc Group
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + company shares, pension and other
Posted: 18 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package, Health Care, Bonus, Pension, Car
Posted: 13 hours ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £60000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + £60,000-£65,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Mason Frank International
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
2i Resourcing
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IT Connections
Salary: 50,000 to £65,000
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Skipton, North Yorkshire
Computershare Investor Services
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum plus car allowance & bonus (c£90k)
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Cyber Team
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £70 - £75 per annum + excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £68500 - £76000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £55000 - £63000 per annum + package
Posted: 13 hours ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £65000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: c£55k + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago