Period
to

The median annual salary for a Senior Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 August 2022.

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 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 228 301 324
Rank change year-on-year +73 +23 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Manager 2,926 1,347 575
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.76% 1.17% 0.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 1.27% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 1,305 825 470
10th Percentile £49,600 £46,077 £46,250
25th Percentile £56,250 £53,250 £54,380
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £69,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.72% -0.71% +7.69%
75th Percentile £86,250 £88,750 £85,000
90th Percentile £101,250 £101,250 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £61,140 £60,000
% change year-on-year +6.31% +1.90% -

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 153,117 105,830 58,330
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.96% 91.62% 94.85%
Number of salaries quoted 83,002 74,205 47,663
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £40,052
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,258 £88,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Senior Manager in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Manager in the UK

Senior Manager
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Senior Manager.

Salary trend for Senior Manager in the UK

Senior Manager
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Senior Manager over the 6 months to 17 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Senior Manager in the UK

Senior Manager
Top 17 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 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England +94 2,463 £71,005 +1.44% 159
London +75 1,457 £80,000 - 72
Work from Home +33 1,191 £70,000 +4.87% 53
UK excluding London +86 1,075 £65,000 +6.31% 93
South East +91 381 £65,500 +0.77% 25
North of England +58 258 £63,500 +5.83% 21
Midlands +4 159 £58,500 -2.50% 21
North West +34 148 £60,000 +9.09% 14
West Midlands +27 129 £58,500 -2.50% 17
South West +18 120 £67,500 +8.00% 10
Yorkshire +15 93 £68,750 +13.64% 6
East of England -54 64 £71,500 +2.88% 10
Scotland -9 62 £67,086 +21.97% 4
East Midlands -1 31 £59,000 -1.67% 4
Wales +7 30 £55,197 -8.28% 2
North East 0 17 £51,500 -31.33% 1
Northern Ireland -25 2 £55,000 +4.76%

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 August 2022, Senior Manager job roles required the following 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 1,369 (46.79%) Agile
2 1,099 (37.56%) Social Skills
3 1,096 (37.46%) Project Management
4 1,020 (34.86%) Finance
5 573 (19.58%) Project Delivery
6 542 (18.52%) Product Management
7 522 (17.84%) Degree
8 504 (17.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 486 (16.61%) Scrum
10 430 (14.70%) Mentoring
11 406 (13.88%) Analytics
12 387 (13.23%) Problem-Solving
13 369 (12.61%) Product Roadmap
14 355 (12.13%) Analytical Skills
14 355 (12.13%) Retail
15 351 (12.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
16 345 (11.79%) Coaching
17 341 (11.65%) PRINCE2
18 335 (11.45%) Banking
19 329 (11.24%) Waterfall
20 319 (10.90%) Marketing
21 307 (10.49%) Product Strategy
22 303 (10.36%) Presentation Skills
23 293 (10.01%) Service Delivery
24 290 (9.91%) Decision-Making
25 272 (9.30%) AWS
26 270 (9.23%) Azure
27 269 (9.19%) Data Science
28 254 (8.68%) User Experience
29 251 (8.58%) Microsoft Project

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 86 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 52 (1.78%) Confluence
3 38 (1.30%) Documentum
4 30 (1.03%) CMS
5 29 (0.99%) Apache Spark
6 28 (0.96%) SAS
7 20 (0.68%) Apache Airflow
8 19 (0.65%) Apache Pulsar
9 15 (0.51%) ArcGIS
10 6 (0.21%) MS Exchange
10 6 (0.21%) MS Project Server
10 6 (0.21%) WebSphere
11 5 (0.17%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.17%) Skype for Business
12 4 (0.14%) Exchange Server 2010
12 4 (0.14%) IIS
12 4 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
12 4 (0.14%) WordPress
13 3 (0.10%) Jupyter
13 3 (0.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 251 (8.58%) Microsoft Project
2 192 (6.56%) MS Visio
3 127 (4.34%) Microsoft Excel
4 97 (3.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 67 (2.29%) Microsoft Office
6 21 (0.72%) Windchill
7 16 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
8 7 (0.24%) Stata
9 6 (0.21%) Sketch
10 1 (0.034%) Camtasia
10 1 (0.034%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 35 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (1.09%) Oracle Clinical
3 24 (0.82%) TrackWise
4 20 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
5 6 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.17%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.17%) SAP CRM
6 5 (0.17%) Shopify
7 4 (0.14%) BambooHR
8 3 (0.10%) Distributed Ledger
8 3 (0.10%) NetSuite
8 3 (0.10%) R3 Corda
8 3 (0.10%) SAP APO
8 3 (0.10%) SAP IBP
8 3 (0.10%) Toggl
9 2 (0.068%) Magento
9 2 (0.068%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.068%) Relativity
9 2 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
9 2 (0.068%) Workfront
Cloud Services
1 272 (9.30%) AWS
2 270 (9.23%) Azure
3 203 (6.94%) SaaS
4 165 (5.64%) GCP
5 112 (3.83%) dbt
6 80 (2.73%) Google Kubernetes Engine
7 72 (2.46%) Microsoft 365
8 68 (2.32%) Amazon Kinesis
9 66 (2.26%) Snowflake
10 63 (2.15%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 61 (2.08%) Azure AKS
12 52 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
12 52 (1.78%) Power Platform
13 47 (1.61%) Veeva
14 39 (1.33%) Slack
15 38 (1.30%) Google Analytics
16 21 (0.72%) Serverless
17 19 (0.65%) Smartsheet
18 18 (0.62%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
18 18 (0.62%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 83 (2.84%) Firewall
2 77 (2.63%) Network Security
3 33 (1.13%) Broadband
4 19 (0.65%) LAN
5 16 (0.55%) Unified Communications
5 16 (0.55%) WAN
6 15 (0.51%) VoIP
7 13 (0.44%) Internet
8 11 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (0.27%) DHCP
9 8 (0.27%) DNS
9 8 (0.27%) VPN
10 6 (0.21%) MPLS
10 6 (0.21%) SD-WAN
10 6 (0.21%) VLAN
10 6 (0.21%) WLAN
11 5 (0.17%) SAN
11 5 (0.17%) Skype
11 5 (0.17%) Wireless
12 4 (0.14%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (4.85%) Big Data
2 79 (2.70%) Amazon Redshift
3 65 (2.22%) BigQuery
4 50 (1.71%) Relational Database
5 49 (1.67%) Power BI
6 43 (1.47%) RDBMS
7 42 (1.44%) Tableau
8 37 (1.26%) Data Lake
9 34 (1.16%) NoSQL
10 33 (1.13%) Data Warehouse
11 29 (0.99%) Amazon Athena
12 26 (0.89%) MongoDB
13 22 (0.75%) Electronic Patient Records
14 20 (0.68%) DynamoDB
15 19 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
15 19 (0.65%) Bigtable
15 19 (0.65%) Flink
15 19 (0.65%) Impala
15 19 (0.65%) Presto
15 19 (0.65%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 143 (4.89%) JIRA
2 102 (3.49%) Git (software)
3 89 (3.04%) Jenkins
4 61 (2.08%) Maven
5 11 (0.38%) GitLab
6 6 (0.21%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (0.21%) Rational Rhapsody
7 5 (0.17%) Axure RP
7 5 (0.17%) Grunt
8 4 (0.14%) JUnit
8 4 (0.14%) Mockito
8 4 (0.14%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (0.14%) Selenium
9 3 (0.10%) Postman
10 2 (0.068%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.068%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.068%) ERwin
11 1 (0.034%) Cypress.io
11 1 (0.034%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.034%) TeamCity
General
1 1,099 (37.56%) Social Skills
2 1,020 (34.86%) Finance
3 355 (12.13%) Analytical Skills
3 355 (12.13%) Retail
4 351 (12.00%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 335 (11.45%) Banking
6 319 (10.90%) Marketing
7 303 (10.36%) Presentation Skills
8 167 (5.71%) Games
9 164 (5.60%) Influencing Skills
10 155 (5.30%) Social Housing
11 140 (4.78%) Pharmaceutical
12 124 (4.24%) Legal
13 112 (3.83%) Organisational Skills
14 101 (3.45%) Public Sector
15 80 (2.73%) Law
16 61 (2.08%) Advertising
17 60 (2.05%) Telecoms
18 46 (1.57%) Manufacturing
19 42 (1.44%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 101 (3.45%) Kafka
2 37 (1.26%) React
2 37 (1.26%) Velocity
3 22 (0.75%) CSS
3 22 (0.75%) HTML
4 21 (0.72%) EDI
5 19 (0.65%) Apache NiFi
6 18 (0.62%) Node.js
7 15 (0.51%) Middleware
7 15 (0.51%) Spring
8 14 (0.48%) .NET
8 14 (0.48%) Web Services
9 13 (0.44%) Oracle Fusion
10 12 (0.41%) RESTful
11 10 (0.34%) Apache Avro
11 10 (0.34%) Lightning Web Components
11 10 (0.34%) PySpark
11 10 (0.34%) React Native
12 9 (0.31%) CSS3
12 9 (0.31%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 254 (8.68%) User Experience
2 172 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 127 (4.34%) Life Science
4 125 (4.27%) Self-Motivation
5 97 (3.32%) Cloud Native
6 71 (2.43%) Mobile App
7 69 (2.36%) Data Centre
8 67 (2.29%) PMI
9 50 (1.71%) NHS
10 47 (1.61%) Virtual Team
11 46 (1.57%) Social Media
12 43 (1.47%) Hackathon
13 38 (1.30%) Blog
14 37 (1.26%) Biotechnology
15 36 (1.23%) Legacy Systems
16 34 (1.16%) Driving Licence
17 33 (1.13%) Hybrid Cloud
18 25 (0.85%) Algorithms
18 25 (0.85%) Analytical Mindset
19 24 (0.82%) Marketing Technology
Operating Systems
1 85 (2.90%) Windows
2 49 (1.67%) Linux
3 34 (1.16%) Android
4 28 (0.96%) Apple iOS
5 24 (0.82%) VMS
6 12 (0.41%) Solaris
7 5 (0.17%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.14%) Unix
9 2 (0.068%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.034%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.034%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,369 (46.79%) Agile
2 1,096 (37.46%) Project Management
3 573 (19.58%) Project Delivery
4 542 (18.52%) Product Management
5 504 (17.22%) Stakeholder Management
6 486 (16.61%) Scrum
7 430 (14.70%) Mentoring
8 406 (13.88%) Analytics
9 387 (13.23%) Problem-Solving
10 369 (12.61%) Product Roadmap
11 345 (11.79%) Coaching
12 341 (11.65%) PRINCE2
13 329 (11.24%) Waterfall
14 307 (10.49%) Product Strategy
15 293 (10.01%) Service Delivery
16 290 (9.91%) Decision-Making
17 269 (9.19%) Data Science
18 245 (8.37%) DevOps
19 230 (7.86%) Customer Experience
20 229 (7.83%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 213 (7.28%) Python
2 151 (5.16%) SQL
3 122 (4.17%) Java
4 107 (3.66%) R
5 94 (3.21%) Bash
6 86 (2.94%) Groovy
7 60 (2.05%) JavaScript
8 46 (1.57%) C
9 42 (1.44%) Go
10 38 (1.30%) PowerShell
11 30 (1.03%) Scala
12 23 (0.79%) TypeScript
13 16 (0.55%) C#
14 4 (0.14%) ABAP
14 4 (0.14%) VB
15 3 (0.10%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.068%) C++
16 2 (0.068%) VBA
17 1 (0.034%) Delphi
17 1 (0.034%) PHP
Qualifications
1 522 (17.84%) Degree
2 196 (6.70%) PMI Certification
3 159 (5.43%) PMP
4 119 (4.07%) Security Cleared
5 70 (2.39%) SC Cleared
6 57 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
7 52 (1.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 51 (1.74%) Master's Degree
8 51 (1.74%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 50 (1.71%) APMP
10 48 (1.64%) DV Cleared
11 31 (1.06%) CISSP
12 26 (0.89%) CISM
13 23 (0.79%) Numerate Degree
14 20 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
15 19 (0.65%) MBA
16 17 (0.58%) MAPM
17 13 (0.44%) APMG
17 13 (0.44%) Azure Certification
18 11 (0.38%) CSPO
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (4.75%) QA
2 103 (3.52%) PMO
3 57 (1.95%) Good Clinical Practice
4 55 (1.88%) Data Quality
5 42 (1.44%) GDPR
6 35 (1.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 32 (1.09%) GxP
8 22 (0.75%) NIST
9 21 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
9 21 (0.72%) ISO 13485
10 15 (0.51%) Accessibility
11 12 (0.41%) CDISC
11 12 (0.41%) COBIT
12 9 (0.31%) GMP
13 7 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 6 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 5 (0.17%) SLA
16 4 (0.14%) GAAP
16 4 (0.14%) IFRS
16 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 105 (3.59%) Docker
2 61 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
3 19 (0.65%) Apache Flume
4 15 (0.51%) Active Directory
5 14 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
6 7 (0.24%) Hyper-V
7 5 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 135 (4.61%) Kubernetes
2 95 (3.25%) Terraform
3 86 (2.94%) Ansible
4 62 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
5 61 (2.08%) Puppet
6 19 (0.65%) Oozie
7 10 (0.34%) Panaseer
8 4 (0.14%) WSUS
9 3 (0.10%) Microsoft Intune
9 3 (0.10%) SCCM
9 3 (0.10%) WMI
10 1 (0.034%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 1 (0.034%) EnCase
10 1 (0.034%) FTK
10 1 (0.034%) SCOM
10 1 (0.034%) SCOrch
10 1 (0.034%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 198 (6.77%) Microsoft
2 103 (3.52%) Oracle
3 80 (2.73%) Salesforce.com
4 79 (2.70%) SAP
5 70 (2.39%) Google
6 38 (1.30%) IBM
7 33 (1.13%) Apple
7 33 (1.13%) NEC
8 32 (1.09%) TOWER Software
9 21 (0.72%) PTC
10 20 (0.68%) Cisco
10 20 (0.68%) Sony
11 19 (0.65%) Cloudera
12 18 (0.62%) VMware
13 17 (0.58%) OpenText
14 16 (0.55%) Sage
15 15 (0.51%) Cognizant
15 15 (0.51%) Hitachi
15 15 (0.51%) QinetiQ
16 14 (0.48%) Adobe