The median annual salary for a Senior Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 276 254 232
Rank change year-on-year -22 -22  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Manager 1057 1291 1560
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.20% 1.31% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.36% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 814 981 1187
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 £46,200 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £86,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.34% -4.16%  

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 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,500
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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -21 994 £67,500 +3.84% 106
London 0 563 £72,500 +3.57% 58
South East +16 152 £62,500 +4.16% 9
East of England -2 79 £57,500 -17.85% 11
Yorkshire -10 65 £55,000 - 4
Berkshire +36 62 £72,500 +20.83% 3
West Yorkshire +6 59 £55,000 - 3
City of London +10 56 £75,000 +7.14% 17
Leeds -10 44 £55,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire +9 38 £57,500 -23.33% 4
West Midlands -55 36 £57,750 +8.45% 11
South West +8 31 £62,500 -7.40% 3
North West -87 31 £57,500 +9.52% 8
East Midlands +18 29 £60,000 +9.09% 2
Scotland +8 28 £55,250 -1.33% 3
Maidenhead +33 26 £80,000 +33.33%
Surrey -5 26 £80,000 +28.00%
Hertfordshire -14 23 £62,500 -10.71% 3
Cambridge - 22 £57,500 -
Reading +24 19 £72,500 +20.83% 3
East Sussex +23 18 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Edinburgh -7 18 £70,000 +21.73% 2
Brighton +29 17 £42,500 +54.54% 1
Birmingham -49 16 £62,500 +19.04% 3
Hampshire -1 15 £60,000 - 2
Manchester -72 15 £60,500 +10.00% 3
Nottinghamshire +10 13 £58,750 +2.17% 1
Nottingham +9 13 £58,750 +2.17% 1
Bristol -16 13 £82,500 +24.52% 2
Staines +18 12 £80,000 -20.00%

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 823 (39.15%) Project Management
2 793 (37.73%) Finance
3 754 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
4 486 (23.12%) PRINCE2
5 476 (22.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 260 (12.37%) Retail
7 257 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
8 252 (11.99%) Marketing
9 250 (11.89%) Degree
10 239 (11.37%) Scrum
11 196 (9.32%) Analytics
11 196 (9.32%) Mentoring
12 178 (8.47%) Change Management
13 177 (8.42%) Waterfall
14 174 (8.28%) ITIL
15 172 (8.18%) Banking
16 158 (7.52%) Business Development
17 156 (7.42%) Coaching
18 154 (7.33%) Telecoms
19 148 (7.04%) Microsoft
19 148 (7.04%) SDLC
20 146 (6.95%) E-Commerce
21 137 (6.52%) Programme Management
22 133 (6.33%) Risk Management
23 127 (6.04%) Product Management
24 124 (5.90%) SQL
25 120 (5.71%) Service Delivery
26 118 (5.61%) Line Management
27 114 (5.42%) Project Planning
28 113 (5.38%) CRM

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 54 (2.57%) SharePoint
2 33 (1.57%) SAS
3 21 (1.00%) CMS
4 19 (0.90%) WordPress
5 17 (0.81%) Confluence
6 15 (0.71%) Apache Spark
7 9 (0.43%) MS Exchange
8 7 (0.33%) Elasticsearch
8 7 (0.33%) IIS
9 6 (0.29%) Skype for Business
10 5 (0.24%) Apache
10 5 (0.24%) Apache Pig
10 5 (0.24%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.14%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
13 2 (0.095%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 1 (0.048%) Exchange Server 2013
14 1 (0.048%) OpenStack
14 1 (0.048%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 96 (4.57%) Microsoft Project
2 72 (3.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 52 (2.47%) Microsoft Office
4 43 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 26 (1.24%) MS Visio
6 17 (0.81%) SPSS
7 6 (0.29%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.14%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.095%) Adobe After Effects
9 2 (0.095%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.048%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 18 (0.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 15 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 15 (0.71%) Sonata
4 9 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
4 9 (0.43%) Oracle Retail
5 8 (0.38%) BASE24
6 7 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 6 (0.29%) NetSuite
7 6 (0.29%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.24%) Oracle SCM
8 5 (0.24%) SAP QM
8 5 (0.24%) SAP SCM
9 4 (0.19%) Relativity
9 4 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
9 4 (0.19%) SAP HCM
10 3 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
10 3 (0.14%) Raiser's Edge
10 3 (0.14%) SAP Retail
11 2 (0.095%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 70 (3.33%) SaaS
2 55 (2.62%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 26 (1.24%) Office 365
5 15 (0.71%) Adobe Analytics
6 10 (0.48%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.29%) PaaS
9 5 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 5 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
9 5 (0.24%) Taleo
10 4 (0.19%) Force.com
10 4 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.19%) Trello
11 3 (0.14%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.14%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.14%) OneDrive
12 2 (0.095%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.095%) Oracle CX
12 2 (0.095%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 30 (1.43%) Internet
2 27 (1.28%) MPLS
3 25 (1.19%) DNS
4 23 (1.09%) LAN
4 23 (1.09%) WAN
5 22 (1.05%) VoIP
5 22 (1.05%) VPN
6 21 (1.00%) Wireless
7 16 (0.76%) Firewall
8 14 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (0.52%) Ethernet
9 11 (0.52%) Unified Communications
10 10 (0.48%) ATM
11 9 (0.43%) Network Security
11 9 (0.43%) Structured Cabling
11 9 (0.43%) TCP/IP
12 8 (0.38%) Frame Relay
13 7 (0.33%) SAN
13 7 (0.33%) SSL
13 7 (0.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (3.57%) Big Data
2 55 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
3 49 (2.33%) SQL Server
4 40 (1.90%) Hadoop
5 25 (1.19%) Relational Database
6 23 (1.09%) QlikView
7 16 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
7 16 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (0.67%) Apache Hive
8 14 (0.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (0.57%) Data Mining
10 10 (0.48%) GIS
11 8 (0.38%) Data Mart
11 8 (0.38%) SQL Server 2016
12 7 (0.33%) Blockchain
12 7 (0.33%) Data Lake
13 6 (0.29%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.29%) Spotfire
14 5 (0.24%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.24%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 68 (3.24%) JIRA
2 18 (0.86%) Selenium
2 18 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (0.57%) Cucumber
3 12 (0.57%) Git (software)
4 11 (0.52%) VersionOne
5 8 (0.38%) Ranorex
6 7 (0.33%) Subversion
7 6 (0.29%) Jasmine
7 6 (0.29%) Jenkins
7 6 (0.29%) JUnit
7 6 (0.29%) Maven
7 6 (0.29%) Protractor
7 6 (0.29%) TestNG
8 5 (0.24%) Ant
8 5 (0.24%) Gradle
9 3 (0.14%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.14%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.14%) Visual Studio
9 3 (0.14%) Yeoman
General
1 793 (37.73%) Finance
2 260 (12.37%) Retail
3 252 (11.99%) Marketing
4 172 (8.18%) Banking
5 154 (7.33%) Telecoms
6 64 (3.04%) Legal
7 57 (2.71%) Manufacturing
8 46 (2.19%) Games
9 44 (2.09%) Advertising
10 31 (1.47%) Investment Banking
11 24 (1.14%) Back Office
11 24 (1.14%) Electronics
12 23 (1.09%) Billing
13 19 (0.90%) Law
14 18 (0.86%) Financial Institution
14 18 (0.86%) Publishing
15 16 (0.76%) Retail Banking
16 15 (0.71%) German Language
17 14 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
18 13 (0.62%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (3.14%) .NET
2 46 (2.19%) HTML
3 24 (1.14%) CSS
4 16 (0.76%) Middleware
5 14 (0.67%) ASP.NET
5 14 (0.67%) HTML5
6 12 (0.57%) XML
7 11 (0.52%) Web Services
8 7 (0.33%) JSON
8 7 (0.33%) Natural Language Processing
8 7 (0.33%) SOAP
9 6 (0.29%) CSS3
9 6 (0.29%) HEVC
9 6 (0.29%) jQuery
9 6 (0.29%) PlayReady
10 5 (0.24%) Flash
10 5 (0.24%) J2EE
10 5 (0.24%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (0.19%) Lucene
11 4 (0.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 257 (12.23%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (4.19%) Data Centre
3 86 (4.09%) User Experience
4 74 (3.52%) Management Information System
5 55 (2.62%) PMI
6 50 (2.38%) Fintech
7 48 (2.28%) Mobile App
8 42 (2.00%) Computer Science
9 32 (1.52%) Social Media
10 31 (1.47%) Virtual Team
11 25 (1.19%) EPoS
12 23 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
13 21 (1.00%) iPad
14 19 (0.90%) Cyber Attack
15 18 (0.86%) Algorithms
15 18 (0.86%) FMCG
16 16 (0.76%) Digital Media
17 14 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
18 12 (0.57%) Cybercrime
18 12 (0.57%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 65 (3.09%) Windows
2 46 (2.19%) Linux
3 17 (0.81%) Windows Server
4 15 (0.71%) Android
4 15 (0.71%) Unix
5 12 (0.57%) Windows 10
6 9 (0.43%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.14%) Kali Linux
8 3 (0.14%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.14%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.14%) zOS
9 2 (0.095%) Solaris
10 1 (0.048%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.048%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.048%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.048%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.048%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 823 (39.15%) Project Management
2 754 (35.87%) Agile Software Development
3 486 (23.12%) PRINCE2
4 476 (22.65%) Stakeholder Management
5 239 (11.37%) Scrum
6 196 (9.32%) Analytics
6 196 (9.32%) Mentoring
7 178 (8.47%) Change Management
8 177 (8.42%) Waterfall
9 174 (8.28%) ITIL
10 158 (7.52%) Business Development
11 156 (7.42%) Coaching
12 148 (7.04%) SDLC
13 146 (6.95%) E-Commerce
14 137 (6.52%) Programme Management
15 133 (6.33%) Risk Management
16 127 (6.04%) Product Management
17 120 (5.71%) Service Delivery
18 118 (5.61%) Line Management
19 114 (5.42%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 124 (5.90%) SQL
2 65 (3.09%) Java
3 55 (2.62%) Python
4 38 (1.81%) JavaScript
5 35 (1.67%) C#
6 34 (1.62%) C
7 21 (1.00%) R
8 19 (0.90%) Perl
9 16 (0.76%) PL/SQL
10 14 (0.67%) T-SQL
11 11 (0.52%) C++
11 11 (0.52%) Scala
12 9 (0.43%) VB.NET
13 7 (0.33%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.24%) PowerShell
15 4 (0.19%) Groovy
15 4 (0.19%) PHP
16 3 (0.14%) Clojure
16 3 (0.14%) Cypher
16 3 (0.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 250 (11.89%) Degree
2 97 (4.61%) PMI Certification
3 86 (4.09%) PMP
4 79 (3.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 78 (3.71%) CISSP
6 66 (3.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 53 (2.52%) CISA
7 53 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
8 52 (2.47%) CISM
9 40 (1.90%) Security Cleared
10 31 (1.47%) MBA
11 30 (1.43%) APMP
12 29 (1.38%) ISEB
13 25 (1.19%) SC Cleared
14 23 (1.09%) GIAC
15 22 (1.05%) SANS
16 21 (1.00%) CCNP
16 21 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
17 20 (0.95%) CCNA
18 19 (0.90%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (3.62%) QA
2 71 (3.38%) PMO
3 57 (2.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (1.14%) Data Quality
5 23 (1.09%) SLA
6 22 (1.05%) PCI DSS
7 21 (1.00%) GDPR
8 15 (0.71%) COBIT
9 9 (0.43%) MiFID
10 8 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
11 7 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
11 7 (0.33%) EMIR
11 7 (0.33%) ISO 22301
11 7 (0.33%) ISO 9001
12 6 (0.29%) NIST 800
13 5 (0.24%) FATCA
13 5 (0.24%) GxP
13 5 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27005
14 3 (0.14%) GCP
14 3 (0.14%) IFRS
System Software
1 19 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.14%) Docker
3 3 (0.14%) RACF
3 3 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
3 3 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.14%) VirtualBox
3 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.14%) XYGATE
4 2 (0.095%) HDFS
4 2 (0.095%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.095%) NFS
4 2 (0.095%) Terminal Server
4 2 (0.095%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.048%) KVM
Systems Management
1 5 (0.24%) SCCM
2 4 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (0.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
3 3 (0.14%) AirWatch
3 3 (0.14%) Ansible
3 3 (0.14%) Defensics
3 3 (0.14%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.14%) Nessus
3 3 (0.14%) Nmap
3 3 (0.14%) OpenVAS
4 2 (0.095%) CSIRT
4 2 (0.095%) EnCase
4 2 (0.095%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.095%) Oozie
5 1 (0.048%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.048%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.048%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (0.048%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.048%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.048%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 148 (7.04%) Microsoft
2 105 (5.00%) Oracle
3 96 (4.57%) SAP
4 52 (2.47%) Salesforce.com
5 46 (2.19%) Google
6 36 (1.71%) Tableau
7 28 (1.33%) Cognizant
8 22 (1.05%) IBM
9 21 (1.00%) ServiceNow
10 18 (0.86%) VMware
11 16 (0.76%) Facebook
12 15 (0.71%) Cisco
12 15 (0.71%) FNZ
13 14 (0.67%) hybris
14 13 (0.62%) Adobe
14 13 (0.62%) CA Agile Central
15 11 (0.52%) HP
15 11 (0.52%) JDA
16 10 (0.48%) Dell
16 10 (0.48%) Unisys
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Salary: £80000.00 - £120000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Excellent Package, Health Care, Bonus, Pension, Car
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West London
Harris Global
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Experis Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Sanderson
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £90000 per annum + plus large package (30% of base) + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + bonus, benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
The Change Partners Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Spencer Rose
Salary: From £80,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent Point Ltd
Salary: £65000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £39333.00 - £45232.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum plus pension and other benefits.
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Technology People UK
Salary: From £80,000 to £85,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Sanderson
Salary: £55000 - £64000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
Lavendon Group
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago