Period
to 17 October 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 October 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
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 292 267 241
Rank change year-on-year -25 -26 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Manager 1953 2434 3067
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.12% 1.27% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 1.32% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1550 1918 2375
UK median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% -

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 167571 185058 210150
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.44% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 134222 155169 174108
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -32 1812 £70,000 +7.69% 186
London -13 1050 £75,000 +7.14% 128
UK excluding London -77 831 £60,000 - 70
South East -24 253 £65,000 +4.00% 19
North of England -68 186 £55,500 +0.91% 14
Midlands -44 139 £59,750 +8.64% 7
East of England -67 111 £57,500 -17.86% 10
Yorkshire -24 102 £55,000 - 6
West Midlands -53 89 £60,000 +4.35% 5
North West -51 75 £60,000 +9.09% 8
Scotland +6 67 £60,000 +7.14% 10
South West -9 62 £62,500 +21.95% 7
East Midlands +25 50 £55,000 - 2
Wales +14 12 £53,750 +2.38% 3
North East +16 9 £52,500 +12.90%
Northern Ireland -38 3 £67,500 +42.11%

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 (37.84%) Project Management
2 704 (36.05%) Finance
3 683 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
4 469 (24.01%) PRINCE2
5 463 (23.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 251 (12.85%) Retail
7 249 (12.75%) Marketing
8 242 (12.39%) Degree
9 217 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
10 186 (9.52%) Scrum
11 177 (9.06%) Analytics
12 156 (7.99%) ITIL
13 154 (7.89%) Mentoring
14 150 (7.68%) Waterfall
15 146 (7.48%) Coaching
16 143 (7.32%) Programme Management
17 141 (7.22%) Business Development
18 139 (7.12%) Microsoft
19 131 (6.71%) Change Management
19 131 (6.71%) Banking
20 129 (6.61%) Service Delivery
21 125 (6.40%) Telecoms
22 120 (6.14%) SDLC
23 116 (5.94%) SAP
23 116 (5.94%) E-Commerce
24 113 (5.79%) Risk Management
25 111 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
26 109 (5.58%) Project Planning
27 107 (5.48%) Product Management
28 102 (5.22%) Oracle

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 51 (2.61%) SharePoint
2 36 (1.84%) MS Exchange
3 28 (1.43%) SAS
4 25 (1.28%) Apache Spark
4 25 (1.28%) CMS
5 15 (0.77%) WordPress
6 14 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
7 13 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (0.41%) Skype for Business
9 7 (0.36%) Apache Pig
9 7 (0.36%) Confluence
9 7 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.26%) Drupal
11 4 (0.20%) Apache
11 4 (0.20%) IBM Domino
12 3 (0.15%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.10%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 79 (4.05%) Microsoft Project
2 73 (3.74%) Microsoft Office
3 39 (2.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 34 (1.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 18 (0.92%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.72%) SPSS
7 4 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.051%) S-PLUS
8 1 (0.051%) Stata
Business Applications
1 17 (0.87%) Dynamics AX
1 17 (0.87%) Oracle EBS
2 11 (0.56%) Dynamics CRM
3 10 (0.51%) Oracle Payables
3 10 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 10 (0.51%) Oracle SCM
4 9 (0.46%) Oracle Retail
4 9 (0.46%) SAP ERP
5 7 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
6 6 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
7 5 (0.26%) SAP GRC
7 5 (0.26%) SAP S/4HANA
7 5 (0.26%) Sonata
8 4 (0.20%) Oracle CRM
8 4 (0.20%) SAP MM
8 4 (0.20%) SAP QM
8 4 (0.20%) SAP SCM
9 3 (0.15%) SAP Retail
9 3 (0.15%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 69 (3.53%) SaaS
2 44 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (1.02%) Adobe Analytics
5 18 (0.92%) Office 365
6 15 (0.77%) PaaS
7 10 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.51%) Google Analytics
7 10 (0.51%) SuccessFactors
8 6 (0.31%) AdWords
8 6 (0.31%) IaaS
9 4 (0.20%) Boomi
9 4 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.20%) Mimecast
9 4 (0.20%) Oracle CX
9 4 (0.20%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 3 (0.15%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.15%) Taleo
10 3 (0.15%) Trello
11 2 (0.10%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.84%) DNS
2 35 (1.79%) LAN
3 31 (1.59%) WAN
4 28 (1.43%) Internet
5 22 (1.13%) TCP/IP
5 22 (1.13%) VPN
6 21 (1.08%) DHCP
6 21 (1.08%) Firewall
6 21 (1.08%) Network Security
7 19 (0.97%) VLAN
8 18 (0.92%) VoIP
8 18 (0.92%) Wireless
9 13 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
10 12 (0.61%) SAN
11 11 (0.56%) Ethernet
11 11 (0.56%) MPLS
12 10 (0.51%) FCoE
12 10 (0.51%) WLAN
13 9 (0.46%) Skype
14 8 (0.41%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (4.76%) Big Data
2 50 (2.56%) SQL Server
3 46 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
4 41 (2.10%) Hadoop
5 28 (1.43%) Relational Database
6 20 (1.02%) QlikView
7 16 (0.82%) Blockchain
7 16 (0.82%) SAP BW
7 16 (0.82%) Spotfire
8 15 (0.77%) NoSQL
9 14 (0.72%) Oracle Database
10 12 (0.61%) MongoDB
10 12 (0.61%) RDBMS
11 11 (0.56%) Data Lake
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%) GIS
Development Applications
1 56 (2.87%) JIRA
2 15 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (0.67%) Cucumber
4 10 (0.51%) Ranorex
5 8 (0.41%) VersionOne
6 7 (0.36%) Selenium
7 5 (0.26%) Subversion
8 4 (0.20%) Axure RP
8 4 (0.20%) Maven
8 4 (0.20%) Zephyr
9 3 (0.15%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.15%) Jenkins
9 3 (0.15%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
10 2 (0.10%) ClearCase
10 2 (0.10%) FitNesse
10 2 (0.10%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.051%) Ant
11 1 (0.051%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.051%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 704 (36.05%) Finance
2 251 (12.85%) Retail
3 249 (12.75%) Marketing
4 131 (6.71%) Banking
5 125 (6.40%) Telecoms
6 85 (4.35%) Legal
7 69 (3.53%) Manufacturing
8 37 (1.89%) Advertising
9 33 (1.69%) Games
10 32 (1.64%) Law
11 24 (1.23%) Retail Banking
12 23 (1.18%) Back Office
12 23 (1.18%) Front Office
13 20 (1.02%) Investment Banking
13 20 (1.02%) Publishing
14 18 (0.92%) Pharmaceutical
15 17 (0.87%) German Language
16 13 (0.67%) Automotive
16 13 (0.67%) Billing
17 12 (0.61%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (2.76%) .NET
2 24 (1.23%) HTML
3 16 (0.82%) CSS
4 15 (0.77%) Middleware
5 14 (0.72%) Oracle Fusion
6 11 (0.56%) ASP.NET
7 10 (0.51%) HTML5
7 10 (0.51%) SAP PI
8 6 (0.31%) CSS3
8 6 (0.31%) jQuery
8 6 (0.31%) Web Services
9 5 (0.26%) Spring
9 5 (0.26%) XML
10 4 (0.20%) Gherkin
10 4 (0.20%) Mason
10 4 (0.20%) PhoneGap
11 3 (0.15%) Kafka
11 3 (0.15%) Natural Language Processing
11 3 (0.15%) Node.js
11 3 (0.15%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 217 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (5.02%) Data Centre
3 94 (4.81%) User Experience
4 70 (3.58%) Management Information System
5 52 (2.66%) PMI
6 50 (2.56%) Virtual Team
7 46 (2.36%) Computer Science
8 41 (2.10%) Mobile App
9 40 (2.05%) Social Media
10 31 (1.59%) FMCG
11 27 (1.38%) Fintech
12 23 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
13 19 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (0.77%) EPoS
15 14 (0.72%) Derivative
16 13 (0.67%) Blackberry
17 12 (0.61%) Algorithms
18 11 (0.56%) Public Cloud
19 10 (0.51%) Digital Media
20 9 (0.46%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 87 (4.45%) Windows
2 48 (2.46%) Linux
3 36 (1.84%) Windows Server
4 22 (1.13%) Unix
5 11 (0.56%) Android
5 11 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.41%) Windows 10
6 8 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 7 (0.36%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.10%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.10%) Solaris
9 2 (0.10%) VMS
10 1 (0.051%) CentOS
10 1 (0.051%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.051%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.051%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.051%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 739 (37.84%) Project Management
2 683 (34.97%) Agile Software Development
3 469 (24.01%) PRINCE2
4 463 (23.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 186 (9.52%) Scrum
6 177 (9.06%) Analytics
7 156 (7.99%) ITIL
8 154 (7.89%) Mentoring
9 150 (7.68%) Waterfall
10 146 (7.48%) Coaching
11 143 (7.32%) Programme Management
12 141 (7.22%) Business Development
13 131 (6.71%) Change Management
14 129 (6.61%) Service Delivery
15 120 (6.14%) SDLC
16 116 (5.94%) E-Commerce
17 113 (5.79%) Risk Management
18 111 (5.68%) Business Intelligence
19 109 (5.58%) Project Planning
20 107 (5.48%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (4.61%) SQL
2 62 (3.17%) Java
3 51 (2.61%) C
4 44 (2.25%) Python
5 24 (1.23%) C#
5 24 (1.23%) R
6 21 (1.08%) JavaScript
7 14 (0.72%) Scala
8 11 (0.56%) PowerShell
9 9 (0.46%) Perl
10 8 (0.41%) PL/SQL
11 7 (0.36%) C++
12 6 (0.31%) T-SQL
13 5 (0.26%) ABAP
13 5 (0.26%) Ruby
14 4 (0.20%) PHP
14 4 (0.20%) VB.NET
15 3 (0.15%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.10%) Go
16 2 (0.10%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 242 (12.39%) Degree
2 83 (4.25%) PMI Certification
3 81 (4.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 79 (4.05%) PMP
5 70 (3.58%) CISSP
6 56 (2.87%) CISM
7 54 (2.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 52 (2.66%) APMP
9 46 (2.36%) CISA
10 41 (2.10%) ITIL Certification
11 39 (2.00%) Security Cleared
12 29 (1.48%) ISEB
13 24 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
13 24 (1.23%) MBA
14 23 (1.18%) SC Cleared
15 22 (1.13%) CCNP
15 22 (1.13%) Master's Degree
16 21 (1.08%) CCNA
17 16 (0.82%) ISTQB
18 13 (0.67%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (3.79%) PMO
2 72 (3.69%) QA
3 45 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (1.79%) PCI DSS
5 34 (1.74%) SLA
6 29 (1.48%) Data Quality
7 27 (1.38%) GDPR
8 17 (0.87%) COBIT
9 7 (0.36%) GxP
10 6 (0.31%) ISO 22301
11 4 (0.20%) GMP
11 4 (0.20%) ISO 9001
11 4 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 4 (0.20%) NIST 800
11 4 (0.20%) Solvency II
12 3 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.15%) MiFID
12 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.10%) Cyber Essentials
13 2 (0.10%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 38 (1.95%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.15%) HDFS
3 3 (0.15%) NFS
3 3 (0.15%) Terminal Server
3 3 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (0.10%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.10%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.10%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (0.10%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.051%) Docker
5 1 (0.051%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.051%) ProxySG
5 1 (0.051%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (0.31%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (0.31%) SCCM
2 5 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.20%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (0.15%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.15%) Oozie
5 2 (0.10%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.10%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.10%) Puppet
6 1 (0.051%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.051%) Computer Emergency Response Teams
6 1 (0.051%) CSIRT
6 1 (0.051%) Defensics
6 1 (0.051%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (0.051%) OpenVAS
6 1 (0.051%) Rancher
6 1 (0.051%) SCOM
6 1 (0.051%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.051%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 139 (7.12%) Microsoft
2 116 (5.94%) SAP
3 102 (5.22%) Oracle
4 55 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
5 39 (2.00%) Google
6 36 (1.84%) Tableau
7 25 (1.28%) Cisco
8 20 (1.02%) Cognizant
9 19 (0.97%) Facebook
10 16 (0.82%) Adobe
11 15 (0.77%) hybris
12 14 (0.72%) HP
12 14 (0.72%) VMware
13 13 (0.67%) IBM
14 10 (0.51%) Ariba
14 10 (0.51%) NetApp
15 9 (0.46%) CA Agile Central
15 9 (0.46%) Dell
15 9 (0.46%) Sitecore
16 8 (0.41%) Cloudera