Period
to 22 October 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Manager was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 October 2019.

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
22 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 294 317 308
Rank change year-on-year +23 -9 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Manager 1,481 1,754 1,945
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.08% 1.06% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.11% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,128 1,344 1,540
UK median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £46,750 £46,000 £46,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £98,000
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 130,848 158,073 167,410
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.65% 95.92% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 104,432 127,374 134,035
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 22 October 2019.

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 22 October 2019. 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 +24 1,398 £67,500 - 121
London +26 756 £72,500 -1.36% 41
UK excluding London -8 656 £60,000 - 88
South East +43 282 £67,500 +8.00% 26
North of England -21 124 £55,000 -9.21% 16
Midlands +1 78 £62,500 +8.70% 17
South West -5 76 £53,000 -3.64% 7
East of England +53 62 £70,000 +16.67% 14
North West -5 62 £55,000 -14.40% 8
West Midlands 0 55 £62,500 +18.70% 14
Yorkshire -20 41 £55,537 -3.73% 5
East Midlands +15 23 £65,000 +8.33% 3
Scotland -9 22 £62,500 -9.42% 7
North East +36 21 £53,901 -11.02% 3
Northern Ireland - 8 £50,000 -
Wales -1 4 £50,000 - 1

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 October 2019, 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.

1 641 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
2 595 (40.18%) Project Management
3 509 (34.37%) Finance
4 273 (18.43%) PRINCE2
5 262 (17.69%) Stakeholder Management
6 236 (15.94%) Project Delivery
7 215 (14.52%) Degree
8 162 (10.94%) Coaching
9 150 (10.13%) Mentoring
10 149 (10.06%) Scrum
11 142 (9.59%) PMP
12 140 (9.45%) Waterfall
13 137 (9.25%) Retail
14 132 (8.91%) Problem-Solving
15 129 (8.71%) Marketing
15 129 (8.71%) Programme Management
16 122 (8.24%) Analytics
17 118 (7.97%) Risk Management
18 116 (7.83%) Microsoft
18 116 (7.83%) ITIL
19 113 (7.63%) PMI Certification
20 111 (7.49%) People Management
21 106 (7.16%) PMO
22 104 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
22 104 (7.02%) Banking
23 101 (6.82%) Azure
23 101 (6.82%) Change Management
24 99 (6.68%) Business Intelligence
24 99 (6.68%) SAP
25 97 (6.55%) User Experience

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 (2.30%) CMS
2 24 (1.62%) SharePoint
3 20 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (0.95%) Skype for Business
5 13 (0.88%) SAS
6 12 (0.81%) MS Exchange
6 12 (0.81%) Sitecore CMS
7 8 (0.54%) Apache Spark
8 7 (0.47%) WordPress
9 6 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 6 (0.41%) Confluence
9 6 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.27%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
11 2 (0.14%) Drupal
12 1 (0.068%) Exchange Server 2013
12 1 (0.068%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.068%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.068%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.068%) WebSphere
Applications
1 45 (3.04%) Microsoft Office
2 41 (2.77%) Microsoft Project
3 34 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
4 28 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (0.95%) MS Visio
6 6 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.20%) InVision
8 1 (0.068%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.068%) Sketch
8 1 (0.068%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 35 (2.36%) SAP S/4HANA
2 24 (1.62%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (0.88%) SAP SD
5 9 (0.61%) SAP IBP
5 9 (0.61%) SAP MM
5 9 (0.61%) SAP PP
5 9 (0.61%) SAP QM
5 9 (0.61%) SAP SCM
5 9 (0.61%) SAP WM
6 7 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
6 7 (0.47%) SAP BPC
7 6 (0.41%) SAP ERP
8 5 (0.34%) Front Arena
8 5 (0.34%) Magento
8 5 (0.34%) Markit EDM
8 5 (0.34%) thinkFolio
9 4 (0.27%) NetSuite
9 4 (0.27%) Oracle ERP
9 4 (0.27%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 101 (6.82%) Azure
2 56 (3.78%) SaaS
3 54 (3.65%) Office 365
4 44 (2.97%) AWS
5 29 (1.96%) Dynamics 365
6 22 (1.49%) Power Platform
7 13 (0.88%) PowerApps
8 9 (0.61%) GCP
9 8 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (0.54%) Google Analytics
10 7 (0.47%) G Suite
11 6 (0.41%) OneDrive
11 6 (0.41%) PaaS
12 5 (0.34%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.34%) IaaS
13 4 (0.27%) Trello
14 3 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (0.20%) MailChimp
14 3 (0.20%) Smartsheet
14 3 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.36%) WAN
2 23 (1.55%) Unified Communications
3 22 (1.49%) Internet
4 21 (1.42%) LAN
5 17 (1.15%) Firewall
5 17 (1.15%) MPLS
6 16 (1.08%) SAN
7 14 (0.95%) Skype
8 11 (0.74%) Network Security
8 11 (0.74%) RTP
8 11 (0.74%) WLAN
9 9 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (0.61%) Wireless
10 8 (0.54%) VPN
11 7 (0.47%) Broadband
11 7 (0.47%) Extranet
11 7 (0.47%) Intranet
12 5 (0.34%) Cisco IPT
12 5 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
12 5 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (2.43%) SQL Server
3 33 (2.23%) Big Data
4 23 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 22 (1.49%) Power BI
5 22 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 15 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
7 13 (0.88%) QlikView
8 10 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (0.61%) Blockchain
9 9 (0.61%) Qlik Sense
10 8 (0.54%) SAP HANA
11 7 (0.47%) Hadoop
12 6 (0.41%) Oracle Reports
13 5 (0.34%) Amazon Redshift
13 5 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
14 4 (0.27%) MariaDB
14 4 (0.27%) OLAP
14 4 (0.27%) Spotfire
15 3 (0.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 37 (2.50%) JIRA
2 8 (0.54%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.41%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.27%) IDA Disassembler
4 4 (0.27%) Selenium
4 4 (0.27%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (0.20%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.20%) HP UFT
5 3 (0.20%) JUnit
5 3 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.14%) Axure RP
6 2 (0.14%) Balsamiq
7 1 (0.068%) Hudson
7 1 (0.068%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.068%) Vagrant
General
1 509 (34.37%) Finance
2 137 (9.25%) Retail
3 129 (8.71%) Marketing
4 104 (7.02%) Banking
5 97 (6.55%) Public Sector
6 75 (5.06%) Telecoms
7 44 (2.97%) Legal
8 30 (2.03%) Advertising
8 30 (2.03%) Manufacturing
9 22 (1.49%) Games
10 21 (1.42%) Law
11 17 (1.15%) Billing
11 17 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
12 15 (1.01%) Local Government
13 14 (0.95%) Automotive
14 13 (0.88%) Electronics
15 12 (0.81%) Front Office
16 9 (0.61%) Retail Banking
17 8 (0.54%) Financial Institution
18 7 (0.47%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (2.23%) .NET
2 20 (1.35%) SailPoint
3 16 (1.08%) J2EE
4 11 (0.74%) HTML
4 11 (0.74%) Velocity
5 10 (0.68%) React
6 9 (0.61%) Spring
7 8 (0.54%) AngularJS
8 7 (0.47%) Web Services
9 5 (0.34%) React Native
9 5 (0.34%) XML
10 4 (0.27%) Hibernate
10 4 (0.27%) Kafka
10 4 (0.27%) Natural Language Processing
10 4 (0.27%) OLE
10 4 (0.27%) Spring MVC
11 3 (0.20%) ASP.NET
11 3 (0.20%) CSS
11 3 (0.20%) Gherkin
11 3 (0.20%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 97 (6.55%) User Experience
2 96 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
3 87 (5.87%) Management Information System
4 67 (4.52%) Self-Motivation
5 44 (2.97%) PMI
6 43 (2.90%) Data Centre
7 38 (2.57%) Mobile App
8 28 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (1.28%) Life Science
10 18 (1.22%) Greenfield Project
11 16 (1.08%) NHS
12 15 (1.01%) Social Media
13 14 (0.95%) Virtual Team
14 12 (0.81%) Private Cloud
14 12 (0.81%) Public Cloud
15 11 (0.74%) Blog
16 10 (0.68%) Enterprise Storage
16 10 (0.68%) Online Games
16 10 (0.68%) SCADA
17 8 (0.54%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
Operating Systems
1 35 (2.36%) Windows
2 22 (1.49%) Windows 10
3 15 (1.01%) Android
4 14 (0.95%) Apple iOS
5 13 (0.88%) Linux
6 3 (0.20%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.14%) Unix
7 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.14%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.068%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 641 (43.28%) Agile Software Development
2 595 (40.18%) Project Management
3 273 (18.43%) PRINCE2
4 262 (17.69%) Stakeholder Management
5 236 (15.94%) Project Delivery
6 162 (10.94%) Coaching
7 150 (10.13%) Mentoring
8 149 (10.06%) Scrum
9 140 (9.45%) Waterfall
10 132 (8.91%) Problem-Solving
11 129 (8.71%) Programme Management
12 122 (8.24%) Analytics
13 118 (7.97%) Risk Management
14 116 (7.83%) ITIL
15 111 (7.49%) People Management
16 104 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
17 101 (6.82%) Change Management
18 99 (6.68%) Business Intelligence
19 93 (6.28%) E-Commerce
20 77 (5.20%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 61 (4.12%) SQL
2 58 (3.92%) Java
3 49 (3.31%) C
4 18 (1.22%) Python
5 14 (0.95%) JavaScript
6 13 (0.88%) C#
7 9 (0.61%) R
8 5 (0.34%) Scala
8 5 (0.34%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.27%) PHP
10 3 (0.20%) C++
10 3 (0.20%) Java 8
10 3 (0.20%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.14%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.14%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.068%) Ada
12 1 (0.068%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.068%) Go
12 1 (0.068%) VB
12 1 (0.068%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 215 (14.52%) Degree
2 142 (9.59%) PMP
3 113 (7.63%) PMI Certification
4 71 (4.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 50 (3.38%) CISSP
6 47 (3.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 45 (3.04%) Security Cleared
8 42 (2.84%) CISM
9 33 (2.23%) SC Cleared
10 31 (2.09%) CISA
11 17 (1.15%) APMP
12 15 (1.01%) CRISC
12 15 (1.01%) Master's Degree
13 12 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
14 10 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
15 9 (0.61%) Cisco Certification
16 8 (0.54%) CCNP
16 8 (0.54%) DV Cleared
17 6 (0.41%) CCNA
18 5 (0.34%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (7.16%) PMO
2 77 (5.20%) QA
3 58 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 49 (3.31%) GDPR
5 33 (2.23%) SLA
6 20 (1.35%) NIST
7 18 (1.22%) Data Quality
8 9 (0.61%) Actionable Recommendations
9 8 (0.54%) EMIR
9 8 (0.54%) MiFID
9 8 (0.54%) Solvency II
10 7 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 7 (0.47%) PCI DSS
11 5 (0.34%) COBIT
11 5 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 4 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27005
12 4 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.14%) COSO
13 2 (0.14%) ISO 22301
13 2 (0.14%) PSD2
System Software
1 25 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.81%) Hyper-V
3 11 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (0.68%) Microsoft App-V
4 10 (0.68%) vSphere
4 10 (0.68%) XenApp
5 8 (0.54%) Docker
6 4 (0.27%) Snort
7 2 (0.14%) Firmware
8 1 (0.068%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.068%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (0.88%) Kubernetes
2 12 (0.81%) SCCM
3 10 (0.68%) AppDNA
4 4 (0.27%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (0.27%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (0.27%) Kibana
4 4 (0.27%) QRadar
5 2 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
5 2 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.14%) Sysprep
5 2 (0.14%) Terraform
5 2 (0.14%) WSUS
6 1 (0.068%) Ansible
6 1 (0.068%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.068%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.068%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.068%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.068%) Packer
6 1 (0.068%) Puppet
6 1 (0.068%) SCOM
Vendors
1 116 (7.83%) Microsoft
2 99 (6.68%) SAP
3 58 (3.92%) Oracle
4 29 (1.96%) Cisco
5 26 (1.76%) Google
6 23 (1.55%) VMware
7 18 (1.22%) Citrix
8 17 (1.15%) CA Agile Central
8 17 (1.15%) Forcepoint
9 14 (0.95%) HP
9 14 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
10 13 (0.88%) Sitecore
11 10 (0.68%) 3PAR
11 10 (0.68%) Dell
12 8 (0.54%) Adobe
12 8 (0.54%) EMC
12 8 (0.54%) NetApp
12 8 (0.54%) Tableau
13 7 (0.47%) IBM
13 7 (0.47%) Progress