Period
to 21 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Manager was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 296 271 245
Rank change year-on-year -25 -26 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Manager 1962 2396 3008
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.08% 1.27% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.31% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1559 1883 2306
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £43,750
90th Percentile £98,750 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% -4.17%

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 173309 182267 209632
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.49% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 139088 152628 174119
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -41 1812 £70,000 +7.69% 130
London -12 1022 £75,000 +7.14% 63
UK excluding London -70 866 £60,000 - 72
South East -26 259 £70,000 +7.69% 18
North of England -53 188 £55,000 - 21
Midlands -31 153 £57,500 +4.55% 12
East of England -68 121 £60,000 -17.24% 8
Yorkshire -36 101 £55,000 -4.35% 11
West Midlands -40 99 £60,000 +4.35% 9
North West -30 78 £57,500 +9.52% 9
Scotland +1 73 £60,000 +4.35% 4
South West -21 61 £57,500 +12.20% 8
East Midlands +28 54 £55,000 - 3
Wales +23 13 £65,000 +30.00%
North East +4 9 £52,500 +12.90% 1
Northern Ireland -38 3 £67,500 +42.11% 1

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 739 (37.67%) Project Management
2 715 (36.44%) Finance
3 668 (34.05%) Agile Software Development
4 471 (24.01%) PRINCE2
5 441 (22.48%) Stakeholder Management
6 261 (13.30%) Retail
7 252 (12.84%) Marketing
8 225 (11.47%) Degree
9 212 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
10 179 (9.12%) Scrum
11 168 (8.56%) Analytics
12 157 (8.00%) Programme Management
12 157 (8.00%) ITIL
13 146 (7.44%) Microsoft
14 144 (7.34%) Waterfall
15 138 (7.03%) Change Management
16 135 (6.88%) Mentoring
17 133 (6.78%) Banking
18 131 (6.68%) Product Management
19 128 (6.52%) Service Delivery
20 124 (6.32%) Coaching
21 123 (6.27%) Project Planning
22 122 (6.22%) Risk Management
23 120 (6.12%) E-Commerce
24 119 (6.07%) Business Development
25 118 (6.01%) SDLC
26 112 (5.71%) SAP
27 111 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
28 110 (5.61%) Data Centre
29 108 (5.50%) Telecoms

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 49 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 41 (2.09%) MS Exchange
3 30 (1.53%) SAS
4 28 (1.43%) Apache Spark
5 27 (1.38%) CMS
6 13 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
6 13 (0.66%) WordPress
7 8 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (0.41%) Skype for Business
8 7 (0.36%) Apache Pig
8 7 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (0.25%) Drupal
10 4 (0.20%) Confluence
10 4 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (0.20%) IBM Domino
11 3 (0.15%) Apache
11 3 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
11 3 (0.15%) Tomcat
12 2 (0.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 69 (3.52%) Microsoft Office
2 65 (3.31%) Microsoft Project
3 29 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 27 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (0.82%) MS Visio
6 13 (0.66%) SPSS
7 7 (0.36%) Adobe Illustrator
7 7 (0.36%) Photoshop
7 7 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.10%) InDesign
10 1 (0.051%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.051%) Stata
Business Applications
1 28 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
2 25 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 17 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.46%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (0.46%) Oracle Payables
4 9 (0.46%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 9 (0.46%) Oracle SCM
4 9 (0.46%) SAP ERP
5 8 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
5 8 (0.41%) Oracle ERP
6 7 (0.36%) BPCS
7 6 (0.31%) Finacle
7 6 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.31%) Oracle CRM
7 6 (0.31%) Summit
8 5 (0.25%) Oracle Retail
8 5 (0.25%) SAP GRC
8 5 (0.25%) SAP MM
9 4 (0.20%) SAP QM
9 4 (0.20%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 74 (3.77%) SaaS
2 52 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (1.12%) Adobe Analytics
4 22 (1.12%) Office 365
5 17 (0.87%) PaaS
6 13 (0.66%) Dynamics 365
7 11 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
8 10 (0.51%) Google Analytics
8 10 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
9 7 (0.36%) IaaS
10 6 (0.31%) AdWords
10 6 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
10 6 (0.31%) Oracle Service Cloud
11 5 (0.25%) Boomi
11 5 (0.25%) Oracle CX
12 4 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.20%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.15%) Trello
14 2 (0.10%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 34 (1.73%) DNS
2 28 (1.43%) LAN
3 26 (1.33%) WAN
4 24 (1.22%) Internet
5 23 (1.17%) DHCP
5 23 (1.17%) Firewall
6 20 (1.02%) TCP/IP
7 18 (0.92%) Network Security
8 17 (0.87%) VPN
9 15 (0.76%) VLAN
10 14 (0.71%) Wireless
11 13 (0.66%) VoIP
12 12 (0.61%) SAN
13 10 (0.51%) FCoE
14 8 (0.41%) Ethernet
14 8 (0.41%) PBX
14 8 (0.41%) Skype
15 7 (0.36%) VSAT
15 7 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
15 7 (0.36%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (4.59%) Big Data
2 44 (2.24%) SQL Server
3 43 (2.19%) Hadoop
4 41 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
5 26 (1.33%) Relational Database
6 22 (1.12%) QlikView
7 17 (0.87%) NoSQL
8 15 (0.76%) RDBMS
8 15 (0.76%) SAP BW
8 15 (0.76%) Spotfire
9 14 (0.71%) Blockchain
10 13 (0.66%) Oracle Database
11 12 (0.61%) MongoDB
12 10 (0.51%) Apache Cassandra
12 10 (0.51%) Apache Hive
13 9 (0.46%) Pentaho
13 9 (0.46%) SAP HANA
14 8 (0.41%) HBase
15 7 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
15 7 (0.36%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 59 (3.01%) JIRA
2 13 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (0.41%) Cucumber
4 6 (0.31%) Ranorex
5 5 (0.25%) Axure RP
5 5 (0.25%) Selenium
5 5 (0.25%) Subversion
5 5 (0.25%) VersionOne
6 4 (0.20%) Zephyr
7 3 (0.15%) Git (software)
7 3 (0.15%) LoadRunner
7 3 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
7 3 (0.15%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.10%) ClearCase
8 2 (0.10%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (0.10%) FitNesse
8 2 (0.10%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.10%) Maven
9 1 (0.051%) Ant
9 1 (0.051%) CruiseControl
General
1 715 (36.44%) Finance
2 261 (13.30%) Retail
3 252 (12.84%) Marketing
4 133 (6.78%) Banking
5 108 (5.50%) Telecoms
6 86 (4.38%) Legal
7 83 (4.23%) Manufacturing
8 40 (2.04%) Advertising
9 38 (1.94%) Law
10 31 (1.58%) Games
10 31 (1.58%) Retail Banking
11 29 (1.48%) Back Office
11 29 (1.48%) Investment Banking
12 21 (1.07%) Front Office
13 19 (0.97%) Publishing
14 18 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (0.61%) German Language
16 11 (0.56%) Automotive
17 10 (0.51%) Billing
18 7 (0.36%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (2.40%) .NET
2 26 (1.33%) HTML
3 19 (0.97%) CSS
4 14 (0.71%) Oracle Fusion
5 13 (0.66%) Middleware
6 9 (0.46%) SAP PI
7 8 (0.41%) HTML5
8 7 (0.36%) ASP.NET
8 7 (0.36%) Web Services
8 7 (0.36%) XML
9 5 (0.25%) Mason
9 5 (0.25%) REST
10 4 (0.20%) .NET Framework
10 4 (0.20%) AngularJS
10 4 (0.20%) CSS3
10 4 (0.20%) Gherkin
10 4 (0.20%) jQuery
10 4 (0.20%) Natural Language Processing
10 4 (0.20%) RESTful
11 3 (0.15%) Apache Avro
Miscellaneous
1 212 (10.81%) Analytical Skills
2 110 (5.61%) Data Centre
3 107 (5.45%) User Experience
4 61 (3.11%) Management Information System
5 53 (2.70%) Virtual Team
6 48 (2.45%) Computer Science
7 45 (2.29%) PMI
8 42 (2.14%) Mobile App
9 32 (1.63%) Social Media
10 27 (1.38%) FMCG
11 24 (1.22%) Fintech
12 23 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
13 17 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
14 12 (0.61%) Blackberry
14 12 (0.61%) Derivative
14 12 (0.61%) EPoS
15 11 (0.56%) Credit Risk
15 11 (0.56%) Public Cloud
16 10 (0.51%) Reinsurance
17 9 (0.46%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 82 (4.18%) Windows
2 37 (1.89%) Linux
3 33 (1.68%) Windows Server
4 23 (1.17%) Unix
5 15 (0.76%) Windows 7
6 14 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (0.66%) Windows 10
8 11 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.46%) Android
9 9 (0.46%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.10%) Solaris
10 2 (0.10%) VMS
11 1 (0.051%) CentOS
11 1 (0.051%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.051%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.051%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.051%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 739 (37.67%) Project Management
2 668 (34.05%) Agile Software Development
3 471 (24.01%) PRINCE2
4 441 (22.48%) Stakeholder Management
5 179 (9.12%) Scrum
6 168 (8.56%) Analytics
7 157 (8.00%) ITIL
7 157 (8.00%) Programme Management
8 144 (7.34%) Waterfall
9 138 (7.03%) Change Management
10 135 (6.88%) Mentoring
11 131 (6.68%) Product Management
12 128 (6.52%) Service Delivery
13 124 (6.32%) Coaching
14 123 (6.27%) Project Planning
15 122 (6.22%) Risk Management
16 120 (6.12%) E-Commerce
17 119 (6.07%) Business Development
18 118 (6.01%) SDLC
19 111 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 88 (4.49%) SQL
2 58 (2.96%) Java
3 46 (2.34%) C
4 35 (1.78%) Python
5 20 (1.02%) C#
5 20 (1.02%) R
6 19 (0.97%) JavaScript
7 13 (0.66%) PowerShell
8 10 (0.51%) Scala
9 7 (0.36%) T-SQL
10 6 (0.31%) PL/SQL
10 6 (0.31%) Ruby
11 5 (0.25%) ABAP
11 5 (0.25%) PHP
12 4 (0.20%) Perl
12 4 (0.20%) VB.NET
13 3 (0.15%) C++
13 3 (0.15%) MATLAB
13 3 (0.15%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.10%) VB
Qualifications
1 225 (11.47%) Degree
2 76 (3.87%) PMP
3 73 (3.72%) PMI Certification
4 70 (3.57%) CISSP
5 68 (3.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 66 (3.36%) APMP
7 60 (3.06%) CISM
8 47 (2.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 44 (2.24%) CISA
9 44 (2.24%) ISEB
10 37 (1.89%) Security Cleared
11 36 (1.83%) ITIL Certification
12 25 (1.27%) SC Cleared
13 21 (1.07%) MBA
14 20 (1.02%) Cisco Certification
15 19 (0.97%) ISTQB
15 19 (0.97%) Master's Degree
16 18 (0.92%) CCNP
17 17 (0.87%) CCNA
17 17 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (3.72%) PMO
2 68 (3.47%) QA
3 50 (2.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 40 (2.04%) PCI DSS
5 35 (1.78%) Data Quality
5 35 (1.78%) SLA
6 26 (1.33%) GDPR
7 14 (0.71%) COBIT
8 8 (0.41%) NIST 800
9 5 (0.25%) GxP
9 5 (0.25%) ISO 13485
10 4 (0.20%) GMP
10 4 (0.20%) ISO 22301
10 4 (0.20%) ISO 9001
10 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 4 (0.20%) MiFID
10 4 (0.20%) Solvency II
11 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.10%) HIPAA
System Software
1 39 (1.99%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.15%) HDFS
3 3 (0.15%) NFS
4 2 (0.10%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.10%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.10%) XenApp
5 1 (0.051%) Docker
5 1 (0.051%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.051%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.051%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 14 (0.71%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.31%) SCCM
3 4 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.20%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.15%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.15%) Oozie
4 3 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.15%) Puppet
4 3 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.10%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (0.051%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.051%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.051%) SCOM
6 1 (0.051%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.051%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.051%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.051%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.051%) WSUS
Vendors
1 146 (7.44%) Microsoft
2 112 (5.71%) SAP
3 99 (5.05%) Oracle
4 50 (2.55%) Salesforce.com
5 42 (2.14%) Google
6 37 (1.89%) Tableau
7 21 (1.07%) Adobe
7 21 (1.07%) Cisco
8 20 (1.02%) HP
9 17 (0.87%) Facebook
10 15 (0.76%) VMware
11 14 (0.71%) Cognizant
12 12 (0.61%) NetApp
13 11 (0.56%) Ariba
13 11 (0.56%) Dell
13 11 (0.56%) Sage
14 10 (0.51%) Capita
14 10 (0.51%) hybris
15 9 (0.46%) Infor
15 9 (0.46%) Sitecore