Period
to 18 August 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior Manager was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 August 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
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 296 263 243
Rank change year-on-year -33 -20 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Manager 2056 2598 3032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.16% 1.31% 1.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.21% 1.36% 1.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1616 2053 2412
UK median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +1.96% +0.08%
10th Percentile £45,750 £44,000 £42,512
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual 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 169742 190690 209586
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.90% 96.50% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 137115 160408 172505
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 £77,500 £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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -38 1907 £67,500 +3.85% 128
London -13 1074 £75,000 +7.14% 71
UK excluding London -62 923 £60,000 - 60
South East +3 294 £65,000 +8.33% 13
North of England -91 205 £55,000 - 19
East of England -26 138 £60,000 -14.29% 13
Midlands -48 128 £57,500 +4.55% 4
Yorkshire -27 123 £55,000 - 8
North West -87 79 £55,000 - 10
West Midlands -65 75 £58,250 +5.91% 3
Scotland +14 71 £60,000 +7.14% 3
South West -21 59 £60,000 +9.09% 8
East Midlands +18 53 £55,000 - 1
Wales +20 24 £53,750 -2.27%
Northern Ireland -13 6 £70,000 +55.56%
North East +3 3 £52,200 +12.26% 1

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 818 (39.79%) Project Management
2 767 (37.31%) Finance
3 736 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
4 502 (24.42%) PRINCE2
5 499 (24.27%) Stakeholder Management
6 263 (12.79%) Retail
7 248 (12.06%) Degree
8 243 (11.82%) Marketing
9 235 (11.43%) Scrum
10 222 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
11 185 (9.00%) Analytics
12 180 (8.75%) ITIL
13 171 (8.32%) Waterfall
13 171 (8.32%) Mentoring
14 166 (8.07%) Coaching
15 160 (7.78%) Business Development
16 154 (7.49%) Change Management
17 152 (7.39%) Banking
18 151 (7.34%) Microsoft
19 147 (7.15%) Service Delivery
20 144 (7.00%) Risk Management
21 133 (6.47%) SDLC
22 132 (6.42%) Telecoms
23 128 (6.23%) Project Planning
24 126 (6.13%) Programme Management
25 121 (5.89%) SAP
26 119 (5.79%) E-Commerce
27 114 (5.54%) Oracle
28 112 (5.45%) Product Management
29 109 (5.30%) Matrix Organization

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 44 (2.14%) SharePoint
2 26 (1.26%) SAS
3 23 (1.12%) CMS
4 22 (1.07%) WordPress
5 14 (0.68%) Apache Spark
6 12 (0.58%) MS Exchange
7 10 (0.49%) Confluence
7 10 (0.49%) Skype for Business
8 7 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.29%) Apache Pig
9 6 (0.29%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.24%) Drupal
10 5 (0.24%) IIS
11 4 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
11 4 (0.19%) IBM Domino
12 3 (0.15%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 2 (0.097%) Apache
13 2 (0.097%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.097%) Tomcat
13 2 (0.097%) WebLogic
Applications
1 92 (4.47%) Microsoft Project
2 59 (2.87%) Microsoft Office
3 51 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
4 39 (1.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 26 (1.26%) MS Visio
6 12 (0.58%) SPSS
7 4 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.097%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.049%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.049%) InDesign
9 1 (0.049%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (0.78%) Dynamics AX
1 16 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.63%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.49%) Oracle Retail
4 9 (0.44%) SAP ERP
5 8 (0.39%) Oracle SCM
6 7 (0.34%) Oracle Payables
6 7 (0.34%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 7 (0.34%) Sonata
7 6 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
8 5 (0.24%) BASE24
8 5 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
8 5 (0.24%) SAP GRC
8 5 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
9 4 (0.19%) Dynamics NAV
9 4 (0.19%) Relativity
9 4 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 4 (0.19%) SAP SD
10 3 (0.15%) NetSuite
10 3 (0.15%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 67 (3.26%) SaaS
2 55 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
3 51 (2.48%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (1.36%) Office 365
5 18 (0.88%) Adobe Analytics
6 10 (0.49%) Google Analytics
7 9 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
8 8 (0.39%) PaaS
9 6 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.19%) AdWords
10 4 (0.19%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.19%) Force.com
10 4 (0.19%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.19%) Mimecast
10 4 (0.19%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.15%) Taleo
12 2 (0.097%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.097%) Basecamp
12 2 (0.097%) Trello
13 1 (0.049%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.56%) LAN
2 30 (1.46%) DNS
3 26 (1.26%) WAN
4 23 (1.12%) Internet
5 21 (1.02%) VPN
5 21 (1.02%) Wireless
6 20 (0.97%) VoIP
7 19 (0.92%) MPLS
8 18 (0.88%) Firewall
9 17 (0.83%) Network Security
10 16 (0.78%) Ethernet
10 16 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (0.68%) TCP/IP
12 11 (0.54%) DHCP
12 11 (0.54%) SAN
13 10 (0.49%) Skype
13 10 (0.49%) WLAN
14 9 (0.44%) Unified Communications
15 8 (0.39%) VLAN
16 7 (0.34%) FCoE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (3.89%) Big Data
2 55 (2.68%) SQL Server
3 51 (2.48%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (1.80%) Hadoop
5 31 (1.51%) Relational Database
6 19 (0.92%) QlikView
7 16 (0.78%) Spotfire
8 13 (0.63%) Data Mart
8 13 (0.63%) SQL Server 2016
9 12 (0.58%) SAP BW
10 11 (0.54%) Blockchain
10 11 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
10 11 (0.54%) NoSQL
10 11 (0.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (0.49%) Oracle Database
11 10 (0.49%) Pentaho
12 9 (0.44%) Apache Hive
12 9 (0.44%) Data Lake
12 9 (0.44%) SAP HANA
12 9 (0.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 49 (2.38%) JIRA
2 19 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (0.78%) Cucumber
4 15 (0.73%) Selenium
5 13 (0.63%) Ranorex
6 12 (0.58%) VersionOne
7 7 (0.34%) Git (software)
8 6 (0.29%) Subversion
9 5 (0.24%) Maven
10 4 (0.19%) Jenkins
10 4 (0.19%) LoadRunner
10 4 (0.19%) Protractor
11 3 (0.15%) Ant
11 3 (0.15%) Gradle
11 3 (0.15%) HP UFT
11 3 (0.15%) Jasmine
11 3 (0.15%) JUnit
11 3 (0.15%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (0.15%) TestNG
12 2 (0.097%) FitNesse
General
1 767 (37.31%) Finance
2 263 (12.79%) Retail
3 243 (11.82%) Marketing
4 152 (7.39%) Banking
5 132 (6.42%) Telecoms
6 72 (3.50%) Legal
7 56 (2.72%) Manufacturing
8 45 (2.19%) Advertising
9 44 (2.14%) Games
10 28 (1.36%) Investment Banking
11 27 (1.31%) Law
12 25 (1.22%) Front Office
13 22 (1.07%) Retail Banking
14 21 (1.02%) German Language
15 20 (0.97%) Back Office
16 18 (0.88%) Publishing
17 17 (0.83%) Financial Institution
18 15 (0.73%) Electronics
18 15 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
19 14 (0.68%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (2.87%) .NET
2 34 (1.65%) HTML
3 21 (1.02%) Middleware
4 19 (0.92%) CSS
5 18 (0.88%) ASP.NET
6 14 (0.68%) HTML5
7 11 (0.54%) XML
8 9 (0.44%) jQuery
9 8 (0.39%) Oracle Fusion
9 8 (0.39%) Web Services
10 7 (0.34%) CSS3
10 7 (0.34%) SAP PI
11 6 (0.29%) J2EE
11 6 (0.29%) JSON
11 6 (0.29%) Spring
12 4 (0.19%) PhoneGap
12 4 (0.19%) RESTful
12 4 (0.19%) SOAP
13 3 (0.15%) Node.js
13 3 (0.15%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 222 (10.80%) Analytical Skills
2 95 (4.62%) Data Centre
3 81 (3.94%) Management Information System
4 76 (3.70%) User Experience
5 57 (2.77%) PMI
6 47 (2.29%) Virtual Team
7 41 (1.99%) Social Media
8 39 (1.90%) Mobile App
9 37 (1.80%) Computer Science
10 32 (1.56%) Fintech
11 24 (1.17%) FMCG
11 24 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
12 18 (0.88%) EPoS
12 18 (0.88%) iPad
13 16 (0.78%) Derivative
13 16 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (0.73%) Algorithms
14 15 (0.73%) Digital Media
15 14 (0.68%) Blackberry
15 14 (0.68%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 81 (3.94%) Windows
2 50 (2.43%) Linux
3 26 (1.26%) Windows Server
4 23 (1.12%) Unix
5 13 (0.63%) Android
6 11 (0.54%) Windows 10
7 10 (0.49%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (0.24%) Windows 7
10 4 (0.19%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.15%) Kali Linux
11 3 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.097%) Solaris
13 1 (0.049%) CentOS
13 1 (0.049%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.049%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.049%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.049%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.049%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 818 (39.79%) Project Management
2 736 (35.80%) Agile Software Development
3 502 (24.42%) PRINCE2
4 499 (24.27%) Stakeholder Management
5 235 (11.43%) Scrum
6 185 (9.00%) Analytics
7 180 (8.75%) ITIL
8 171 (8.32%) Mentoring
8 171 (8.32%) Waterfall
9 166 (8.07%) Coaching
10 160 (7.78%) Business Development
11 154 (7.49%) Change Management
12 147 (7.15%) Service Delivery
13 144 (7.00%) Risk Management
14 133 (6.47%) SDLC
15 128 (6.23%) Project Planning
16 126 (6.13%) Programme Management
17 119 (5.79%) E-Commerce
18 112 (5.45%) Product Management
19 109 (5.30%) Matrix Organization
Programming Languages
1 107 (5.20%) SQL
2 63 (3.06%) Java
3 49 (2.38%) Python
4 48 (2.33%) C
5 34 (1.65%) C#
6 33 (1.61%) JavaScript
7 22 (1.07%) R
8 19 (0.92%) Perl
9 13 (0.63%) Scala
10 10 (0.49%) C++
10 10 (0.49%) T-SQL
11 9 (0.44%) PL/SQL
11 9 (0.44%) PowerShell
12 6 (0.29%) Ruby
13 5 (0.24%) ABAP
13 5 (0.24%) VB.NET
14 4 (0.19%) Bash Shell
15 3 (0.15%) PHP
16 2 (0.097%) Shell Script
16 2 (0.097%) VB
Qualifications
1 248 (12.06%) Degree
2 95 (4.62%) PMI Certification
3 85 (4.13%) PMP
4 81 (3.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 77 (3.75%) CISSP
6 63 (3.06%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 58 (2.82%) CISM
8 52 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
9 51 (2.48%) CISA
10 40 (1.95%) APMP
11 34 (1.65%) Security Cleared
12 29 (1.41%) ISEB
12 29 (1.41%) MBA
13 23 (1.12%) Master's Degree
14 18 (0.88%) SC Cleared
15 16 (0.78%) Cisco Certification
16 15 (0.73%) CCNP
17 14 (0.68%) CCNA
18 12 (0.58%) CIMA
18 12 (0.58%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 73 (3.55%) QA
2 70 (3.40%) PMO
3 51 (2.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (1.51%) Data Quality
5 27 (1.31%) GDPR
5 27 (1.31%) PCI DSS
6 26 (1.26%) SLA
7 19 (0.92%) COBIT
8 10 (0.49%) MiFID
9 9 (0.44%) ISO 22301
10 7 (0.34%) EMIR
10 7 (0.34%) GxP
10 7 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27005
11 6 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
11 6 (0.29%) ISO 9001
12 5 (0.24%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (0.19%) FATCA
13 4 (0.19%) Solvency II
14 3 (0.15%) GCP
14 3 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 30 (1.46%) Active Directory
2 15 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.19%) Virtual Desktop
4 3 (0.15%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.15%) NFS
4 3 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.097%) Docker
5 2 (0.097%) Terminal Server
5 2 (0.097%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.049%) HDFS
6 1 (0.049%) KVM
6 1 (0.049%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 7 (0.34%) SCCM
2 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 4 (0.19%) Tivoli Identity Manager
4 3 (0.15%) AirWatch
4 3 (0.15%) Defensics
4 3 (0.15%) Nessus
4 3 (0.15%) NetBackup
4 3 (0.15%) Nmap
4 3 (0.15%) Oozie
4 3 (0.15%) OpenVAS
5 2 (0.097%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.097%) Cisco Prime
5 2 (0.097%) EnCase
6 1 (0.049%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.049%) Puppet
6 1 (0.049%) SCOM
6 1 (0.049%) SCVMM
6 1 (0.049%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 151 (7.34%) Microsoft
2 121 (5.89%) SAP
3 114 (5.54%) Oracle
4 57 (2.77%) Salesforce.com
5 45 (2.19%) Google
6 40 (1.95%) Tableau
7 30 (1.46%) Cognizant
8 21 (1.02%) VMware
9 19 (0.92%) Facebook
10 18 (0.88%) hybris
11 17 (0.83%) Cisco
12 15 (0.73%) Adobe
12 15 (0.73%) IBM
13 14 (0.68%) CA Agile Central
13 14 (0.68%) HP
13 14 (0.68%) ServiceNow
14 12 (0.58%) JDA
15 11 (0.54%) Dell
16 10 (0.49%) NetApp
16 10 (0.49%) Unisys