Period
to 22 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 February 2018.

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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 306 273 267
Rank change year-on-year -33 -6 -33
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Manager 1,854 2,192 2,704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.05% 1.25% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.09% 1.29% 1.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1,464 1,698 2,087
UK median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% -0.40%
10th Percentile £46,906 £46,250 £43,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% -4.17%

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 169,468 169,423 202,837
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 96.48% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 138,985 140,739 169,592
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,309
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.57% +2.91%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 February 2018.

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 February 2018. 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 1,711 £65,000 - 224
London -35 911 £72,500 +3.57% 113
UK excluding London -45 871 £60,000 - 124
South East -63 220 £68,750 +5.77% 30
North of England -6 211 £55,000 - 26
Midlands -24 171 £55,000 -4.35% 14
East of England -38 129 £62,500 -10.71% 30
West Midlands -13 120 £56,250 -4.26% 5
Yorkshire -7 100 £52,655 -4.26% 8
North West +19 91 £57,500 +15.00% 18
Scotland -18 63 £59,250 -8.85% 10
South West -22 60 £60,000 +7.14% 11
East Midlands -1 51 £55,000 +4.76% 9
North East -11 20 £50,000 +42.86%
Wales +17 17 £56,250 +4.65% 2
Northern Ireland -28 5 £63,750 +15.91% 1

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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.

1 710 (38.30%) Finance
2 707 (38.13%) Project Management
3 600 (32.36%) Agile Software Development
4 447 (24.11%) PRINCE2
5 389 (20.98%) Stakeholder Management
6 234 (12.62%) Marketing
7 208 (11.22%) Degree
7 208 (11.22%) Retail
8 172 (9.28%) Analytics
9 167 (9.01%) Programme Management
10 156 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
11 154 (8.31%) Scrum
12 151 (8.14%) Microsoft
13 143 (7.71%) CRM
14 138 (7.44%) Risk Management
15 135 (7.28%) Product Management
16 134 (7.23%) Change Management
16 134 (7.23%) Banking
17 132 (7.12%) ITIL
18 125 (6.74%) Waterfall
19 117 (6.31%) ERP
20 115 (6.20%) Mentoring
21 113 (6.09%) Data Centre
22 111 (5.99%) Line Management
23 104 (5.61%) User Experience
23 104 (5.61%) SDLC
24 102 (5.50%) Oracle
25 100 (5.39%) Project Planning
26 98 (5.29%) PMP
27 97 (5.23%) E-Commerce

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 40 (2.16%) SharePoint
2 39 (2.10%) MS Exchange
3 32 (1.73%) SAS
4 27 (1.46%) Apache Spark
5 19 (1.02%) CMS
6 14 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
7 13 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (0.49%) Confluence
8 9 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2013
9 8 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (0.43%) WordPress
10 4 (0.22%) Drupal
10 4 (0.22%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (0.22%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.22%) Skype for Business
10 4 (0.22%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 3 (0.16%) Apache
11 3 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.16%) IIS
Applications
1 58 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 39 (2.10%) Microsoft Project
3 22 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 13 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 9 (0.49%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
6 7 (0.38%) Photoshop
7 6 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 5 (0.27%) SPSS
9 3 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.11%) InDesign
11 1 (0.054%) Stata
Business Applications
1 39 (2.10%) Dynamics AX
1 39 (2.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.86%) Oracle EBS R12
3 13 (0.70%) Oracle ERP
4 11 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
5 10 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
5 10 (0.54%) SAP GRC
6 9 (0.49%) Dynamics GP
6 9 (0.49%) Oracle CRM
7 8 (0.43%) BPCS
7 8 (0.43%) SAP S/4HANA
8 7 (0.38%) NetSuite
8 7 (0.38%) Unit4 Business World
9 6 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
9 6 (0.32%) Finacle
9 6 (0.32%) Summit
10 5 (0.27%) Infor SunSystems
11 4 (0.22%) Oracle Applications
11 4 (0.22%) SAP QM
11 4 (0.22%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 78 (4.21%) SaaS
2 68 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (1.78%) Office 365
5 27 (1.46%) Dynamics 365
6 23 (1.24%) Adobe Analytics
7 16 (0.86%) Google Analytics
8 14 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (0.76%) IaaS
8 14 (0.76%) PaaS
9 10 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (0.54%) SuccessFactors
10 8 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
10 8 (0.43%) Oracle Service Cloud
11 7 (0.38%) Oracle CX
12 5 (0.27%) Boomi
13 4 (0.22%) AdWords
13 4 (0.22%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 4 (0.22%) Google Tag Manager
13 4 (0.22%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.94%) DNS
2 33 (1.78%) WAN
3 28 (1.51%) DHCP
4 25 (1.35%) Internet
4 25 (1.35%) LAN
5 23 (1.24%) Wireless
6 21 (1.13%) VoIP
6 21 (1.13%) VPN
7 20 (1.08%) Firewall
8 17 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
9 13 (0.70%) PBX
10 12 (0.65%) TCP/IP
10 12 (0.65%) VLAN
11 10 (0.54%) Network Security
11 10 (0.54%) Unified Communications
12 8 (0.43%) Cisco Wireless
13 7 (0.38%) DMVPN
13 7 (0.38%) HSRP
13 7 (0.38%) ISDN
13 7 (0.38%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (4.10%) Big Data
2 33 (1.78%) Hadoop
3 29 (1.56%) SQL Server
4 24 (1.29%) QlikView
5 21 (1.13%) Relational Database
6 18 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
7 16 (0.86%) Blockchain
8 14 (0.76%) MongoDB
9 13 (0.70%) RDBMS
10 12 (0.65%) Apache Hive
11 11 (0.59%) HBase
11 11 (0.59%) MySQL
12 9 (0.49%) Power BI
12 9 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (0.43%) Data Mining
14 7 (0.38%) NoSQL
14 7 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
15 5 (0.27%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 61 (3.29%) JIRA
2 6 (0.32%) Selenium
3 5 (0.27%) Axure RP
4 4 (0.22%) Git (software)
4 4 (0.22%) Mocha
4 4 (0.22%) Zephyr
5 3 (0.16%) Babel
5 3 (0.16%) Bitbucket
5 3 (0.16%) Dreamweaver
5 3 (0.16%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.16%) JIRA Agile
5 3 (0.16%) webpack
6 2 (0.11%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.11%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.054%) Ant
7 1 (0.054%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.054%) LoadRunner
7 1 (0.054%) Moq
7 1 (0.054%) TeamCity
General
1 710 (38.30%) Finance
2 234 (12.62%) Marketing
3 208 (11.22%) Retail
4 134 (7.23%) Banking
5 87 (4.69%) Telecoms
6 77 (4.15%) Manufacturing
7 72 (3.88%) Legal
8 46 (2.48%) Advertising
9 40 (2.16%) Law
10 36 (1.94%) Retail Banking
11 32 (1.73%) Back Office
12 26 (1.40%) Investment Banking
13 15 (0.81%) Billing
14 14 (0.76%) Electronics
14 14 (0.76%) Games
14 14 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
15 11 (0.59%) Publishing
16 10 (0.54%) Financial Institution
17 9 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
18 7 (0.38%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (1.83%) .NET
2 14 (0.76%) Oracle Fusion
3 13 (0.70%) HTML
4 11 (0.59%) CSS
4 11 (0.59%) REST
4 11 (0.59%) Web Services
5 9 (0.49%) Natural Language Processing
6 8 (0.43%) Middleware
7 7 (0.38%) AngularJS
8 6 (0.32%) D3.js
8 6 (0.32%) Mason
9 4 (0.22%) Chai
9 4 (0.22%) JSON
9 4 (0.22%) XML
10 3 (0.16%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.16%) Jest
10 3 (0.16%) React Native
10 3 (0.16%) Redux
10 3 (0.16%) Spark Streaming
10 3 (0.16%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 156 (8.41%) Analytical Skills
2 113 (6.09%) Data Centre
3 104 (5.61%) User Experience
4 42 (2.27%) Computer Science
5 34 (1.83%) Fintech
5 34 (1.83%) Mobile App
6 33 (1.78%) Management Information System
7 30 (1.62%) PMI
8 27 (1.46%) Virtual Team
9 20 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
10 19 (1.02%) Driving Licence
11 18 (0.97%) Algorithms
12 15 (0.81%) Social Media
13 13 (0.70%) FMCG
14 11 (0.59%) Credit Risk
15 10 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
15 10 (0.54%) Life Science
16 9 (0.49%) Digital Media
16 9 (0.49%) Fixed Income
16 9 (0.49%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 84 (4.53%) Windows
2 37 (2.00%) Linux
3 26 (1.40%) Windows Server
4 23 (1.24%) Windows 7
5 21 (1.13%) Windows 10
6 19 (1.02%) Unix
7 18 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
8 17 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.43%) Android
9 8 (0.43%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.11%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.11%) VMS
11 1 (0.054%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.054%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.054%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.054%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.054%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 707 (38.13%) Project Management
2 600 (32.36%) Agile Software Development
3 447 (24.11%) PRINCE2
4 389 (20.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 172 (9.28%) Analytics
6 167 (9.01%) Programme Management
7 154 (8.31%) Scrum
8 143 (7.71%) CRM
9 138 (7.44%) Risk Management
10 135 (7.28%) Product Management
11 134 (7.23%) Change Management
12 132 (7.12%) ITIL
13 125 (6.74%) Waterfall
14 117 (6.31%) ERP
15 115 (6.20%) Mentoring
16 111 (5.99%) Line Management
17 104 (5.61%) SDLC
18 100 (5.39%) Project Planning
19 97 (5.23%) Coaching
19 97 (5.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 71 (3.83%) SQL
2 36 (1.94%) C
3 33 (1.78%) Java
3 33 (1.78%) Python
4 21 (1.13%) R
5 15 (0.81%) C#
6 13 (0.70%) JavaScript
7 10 (0.54%) Scala
7 10 (0.54%) T-SQL
8 8 (0.43%) Ruby
9 7 (0.38%) PowerShell
10 6 (0.32%) MATLAB
11 5 (0.27%) C++
12 3 (0.16%) ES6
12 3 (0.16%) GraphQL
12 3 (0.16%) PHP
12 3 (0.16%) VB
12 3 (0.16%) VBA
12 3 (0.16%) VBScript
13 2 (0.11%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 208 (11.22%) Degree
2 98 (5.29%) PMP
3 77 (4.15%) PMI Certification
4 68 (3.67%) CISSP
5 66 (3.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 60 (3.24%) Security Cleared
7 57 (3.07%) APMP
8 56 (3.02%) CISM
9 50 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 43 (2.32%) ISEB
11 40 (2.16%) CISA
12 38 (2.05%) SC Cleared
13 25 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
14 24 (1.29%) CCNP
15 20 (1.08%) CCNA
16 18 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
17 12 (0.65%) ITIL Certification
17 12 (0.65%) Master's Degree
18 11 (0.59%) MCSA
18 11 (0.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (4.58%) PMO
2 56 (3.02%) QA
3 42 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 37 (2.00%) SLA
5 32 (1.73%) GDPR
6 30 (1.62%) PCI DSS
7 22 (1.19%) Data Quality
8 8 (0.43%) COBIT
8 8 (0.43%) NIST 800
9 5 (0.27%) ISO 13485
9 5 (0.27%) Solvency II
10 4 (0.22%) Actionable Recommendations
10 4 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
10 4 (0.22%) IFRS
10 4 (0.22%) IFRS 9
10 4 (0.22%) MiFID
11 3 (0.16%) GMP
11 3 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.16%) PSD2
12 2 (0.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 41 (2.21%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.43%) Docker
3 6 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 3 (0.16%) BitLocker
4 3 (0.16%) HDFS
4 3 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.11%) XenApp
6 1 (0.054%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.054%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.054%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.054%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 15 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
2 9 (0.49%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (0.43%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (0.43%) Kubernetes
3 8 (0.43%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 7 (0.38%) Cisco UCCE
4 7 (0.38%) Cisco UCCX
5 4 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
5 4 (0.22%) SCCM
6 3 (0.16%) Puppet
6 3 (0.16%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.16%) vRealize
6 3 (0.16%) WSUS
7 1 (0.054%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.054%) logstash
7 1 (0.054%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.054%) QRadar
7 1 (0.054%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.054%) Sonobuoy
7 1 (0.054%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 151 (8.14%) Microsoft
2 102 (5.50%) Oracle
3 95 (5.12%) SAP
4 50 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 40 (2.16%) Google
6 37 (2.00%) Cisco
7 35 (1.89%) Adobe
8 29 (1.56%) Tableau
9 28 (1.51%) HP
10 19 (1.02%) Capita
11 15 (0.81%) VMware
12 14 (0.76%) Infor
13 12 (0.65%) Sage
13 12 (0.65%) Workday
14 11 (0.59%) Citrix
14 11 (0.59%) EMC
15 10 (0.54%) IFS
16 9 (0.49%) Epicor
16 9 (0.49%) IBM
16 9 (0.49%) Symantec