Period
to 22 May 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior Manager was £66,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 May 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 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 296 314 276
Rank change year-on-year +18 -38 -4
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Manager 1,560 1,789 2,029
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.08% 1.04% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.13% 1.08% 1.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1,199 1,360 1,563
UK median annual salary £66,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.54% - -
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,906 £46,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £96,375 £92,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £59,750
% change year-on-year - +0.42% -0.42%

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 138,564 165,582 163,071
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 96.42% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 109,968 134,850 134,942
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,463 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
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 May 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 May 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 +23 1,464 £67,500 +3.85% 215
London +17 809 £75,000 +3.45% 80
UK excluding London -5 683 £60,000 - 148
South East +45 246 £65,000 +4.00% 36
North of England +5 141 £60,000 +4.35% 38
Midlands -14 110 £62,500 +13.64% 35
West Midlands +11 88 £62,500 +13.64% 18
South West +53 84 £57,500 -2.13% 15
Yorkshire -9 69 £65,000 +18.18% 14
North West +6 66 £57,500 -4.17% 23
East of England -16 45 £75,000 +20.00% 11
Scotland -1 41 £58,000 -2.11% 6
East Midlands +4 22 £62,500 +13.64% 17
Wales +9 11 £55,000 +10.00% 5
North East +13 6 £57,688 +17.73% 1
Northern Ireland -24 6 £37,040 -38.27% 2

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 633 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
2 621 (39.81%) Project Management
3 594 (38.08%) Finance
4 314 (20.13%) PRINCE2
5 284 (18.21%) Stakeholder Management
6 242 (15.51%) Degree
7 201 (12.88%) Scrum
8 147 (9.42%) Marketing
9 143 (9.17%) Microsoft
10 137 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
11 133 (8.53%) Analytics
12 130 (8.33%) Programme Management
13 127 (8.14%) Coaching
14 125 (8.01%) Mentoring
15 124 (7.95%) Retail
16 118 (7.56%) Banking
17 116 (7.44%) ITIL
17 116 (7.44%) Waterfall
18 114 (7.31%) SAP
19 110 (7.05%) E-Commerce
19 110 (7.05%) PMI Certification
20 109 (6.99%) Problem-Solving
21 101 (6.47%) QA
22 99 (6.35%) Migration
23 98 (6.28%) PMP
24 97 (6.22%) Change Management
24 97 (6.22%) People Management
25 95 (6.09%) Product Management
26 94 (6.03%) PMO
27 92 (5.90%) Business Development

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 27 (1.73%) CMS
2 23 (1.47%) Confluence
3 21 (1.35%) SharePoint
4 15 (0.96%) SAS
4 15 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
5 14 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (0.71%) Apache Spark
7 7 (0.45%) Skype for Business
7 7 (0.45%) WebSphere
8 6 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (0.38%) MS Exchange
9 4 (0.26%) WordPress
10 3 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 3 (0.19%) IBM Domino
10 3 (0.19%) OpenStack
10 3 (0.19%) TPMS
10 3 (0.19%) Umbraco
11 2 (0.13%) Apache Airflow
12 1 (0.064%) Drupal
12 1 (0.064%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 53 (3.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 47 (3.01%) Microsoft Office
3 35 (2.24%) Microsoft Project
4 32 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 11 (0.71%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.19%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.19%) Zeplin
7 2 (0.13%) HipChat
7 2 (0.13%) Sketch
8 1 (0.064%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.064%) InVision
8 1 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (1.92%) SAP S/4HANA
2 25 (1.60%) Dynamics AX
3 23 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (1.09%) Oracle EBS
5 16 (1.03%) SAP IBP
5 16 (1.03%) SAP SD
6 14 (0.90%) SAP Hybris
6 14 (0.90%) SAP MM
6 14 (0.90%) SAP PP
6 14 (0.90%) SAP QM
6 14 (0.90%) SAP SCM
6 14 (0.90%) SAP WM
7 13 (0.83%) Oracle Payables
8 9 (0.58%) Oracle ERP
9 8 (0.51%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 7 (0.45%) Magento
11 6 (0.38%) Distributed Ledger
11 6 (0.38%) NetSuite
11 6 (0.38%) SAP BPC
12 5 (0.32%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 90 (5.77%) SaaS
2 69 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (2.24%) Office 365
5 22 (1.41%) IaaS
5 22 (1.41%) PaaS
6 15 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.96%) Power Platform
7 13 (0.83%) Dynamics 365
8 9 (0.58%) Google Cloud Platform
9 7 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
9 7 (0.45%) Trello
10 5 (0.32%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.32%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
11 3 (0.19%) GitHub
11 3 (0.19%) OneDrive
11 3 (0.19%) PowerApps
12 2 (0.13%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 20 (1.28%) Internet
1 20 (1.28%) WAN
2 19 (1.22%) LAN
3 16 (1.03%) Broadband
3 16 (1.03%) Firewall
4 12 (0.77%) Unified Communications
5 11 (0.71%) Skype
6 9 (0.58%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.45%) Cisco IPT
7 7 (0.45%) MPLS
7 7 (0.45%) Network Security
7 7 (0.45%) SAN
7 7 (0.45%) VoIP
8 6 (0.38%) H.323
8 6 (0.38%) ISDN
8 6 (0.38%) MGCP
8 6 (0.38%) RTP
9 5 (0.32%) DNS
9 5 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (2.82%) Data Warehouse
2 37 (2.37%) Big Data
3 26 (1.67%) QlikView
4 22 (1.41%) SQL Server
5 16 (1.03%) Hadoop
6 15 (0.96%) Power BI
6 15 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 14 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
8 13 (0.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (0.71%) Blockchain
9 11 (0.71%) NoSQL
10 7 (0.45%) Relational Database
11 6 (0.38%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.38%) MySQL
11 6 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.32%) MS Access
12 5 (0.32%) Qlik Sense
13 4 (0.26%) Apache Cassandra
13 4 (0.26%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
Development Applications
1 55 (3.53%) JIRA
2 8 (0.51%) Git (software)
2 8 (0.51%) Jenkins
3 7 (0.45%) Selenium
4 4 (0.26%) JUnit
5 3 (0.19%) Cucumber
5 3 (0.19%) IDA Disassembler
5 3 (0.19%) Jasmine
5 3 (0.19%) Protractor
5 3 (0.19%) TestNG
6 2 (0.13%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.13%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (0.13%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.13%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.064%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.064%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.064%) HP UFT
7 1 (0.064%) Hudson
7 1 (0.064%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 594 (38.08%) Finance
2 147 (9.42%) Marketing
3 124 (7.95%) Retail
4 118 (7.56%) Banking
5 79 (5.06%) Telecoms
6 50 (3.21%) Manufacturing
7 44 (2.82%) Legal
8 33 (2.12%) Games
9 20 (1.28%) Billing
10 19 (1.22%) French Language
10 19 (1.22%) Spanish Language
11 18 (1.15%) Electronics
11 18 (1.15%) Military
12 17 (1.09%) Law
13 15 (0.96%) Advertising
14 14 (0.90%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.64%) Back Office
16 9 (0.58%) Financial Institution
17 8 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.45%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (2.82%) .NET
2 27 (1.73%) Velocity
3 18 (1.15%) React
4 15 (0.96%) REST
5 14 (0.90%) Natural Language Processing
6 12 (0.77%) AngularJS
6 12 (0.77%) HTML
7 11 (0.71%) J2EE
8 10 (0.64%) Kafka
8 10 (0.64%) SOAP
9 9 (0.58%) Spring
10 8 (0.51%) CSS
11 7 (0.45%) Web Services
12 6 (0.38%) ASP.NET
12 6 (0.38%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (0.38%) HTML5
12 6 (0.38%) RESTful
13 5 (0.32%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (0.32%) Spring Boot
13 5 (0.32%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 137 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
2 87 (5.58%) User Experience
3 60 (3.85%) PMI
4 51 (3.27%) Data Centre
5 48 (3.08%) Fintech
5 48 (3.08%) Management Information System
6 46 (2.95%) Mobile App
7 44 (2.82%) Self-Motivation
8 33 (2.12%) Robotics
9 32 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
10 24 (1.54%) Virtual Team
11 21 (1.35%) FMCG
11 21 (1.35%) Public Cloud
12 14 (0.90%) Social Media
13 13 (0.83%) Driving Licence
13 13 (0.83%) NHS
14 12 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
14 12 (0.77%) Life Science
15 9 (0.58%) Smartphone
16 8 (0.51%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (2.82%) Windows
2 27 (1.73%) Linux
3 18 (1.15%) Android
4 15 (0.96%) Apple iOS
4 15 (0.96%) Windows 10
5 7 (0.45%) Mac OS X
5 7 (0.45%) Windows 7
6 6 (0.38%) Unix
7 5 (0.32%) Windows Server
8 4 (0.26%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.19%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.064%) CentOS
11 1 (0.064%) VMS
11 1 (0.064%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.064%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 633 (40.58%) Agile Software Development
2 621 (39.81%) Project Management
3 314 (20.13%) PRINCE2
4 284 (18.21%) Stakeholder Management
5 201 (12.88%) Scrum
6 133 (8.53%) Analytics
7 130 (8.33%) Programme Management
8 127 (8.14%) Coaching
9 125 (8.01%) Mentoring
10 116 (7.44%) ITIL
10 116 (7.44%) Waterfall
11 110 (7.05%) E-Commerce
12 109 (6.99%) Problem-Solving
13 99 (6.35%) Migration
14 97 (6.22%) Change Management
14 97 (6.22%) People Management
15 95 (6.09%) Product Management
16 92 (5.90%) Business Development
17 91 (5.83%) Decision-Making
17 91 (5.83%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 92 (5.90%) SQL
2 71 (4.55%) Java
3 37 (2.37%) C
4 36 (2.31%) C#
5 30 (1.92%) JavaScript
6 29 (1.86%) R
7 28 (1.79%) Python
8 20 (1.28%) VBA
9 14 (0.90%) C++
10 7 (0.45%) PHP
10 7 (0.45%) Ruby
11 6 (0.38%) Scala
12 5 (0.32%) Java 8
12 5 (0.32%) T-SQL
13 4 (0.26%) Groovy
13 4 (0.26%) Perl
13 4 (0.26%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.26%) VB
14 3 (0.19%) Clojure
14 3 (0.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 242 (15.51%) Degree
2 110 (7.05%) PMI Certification
3 98 (6.28%) PMP
4 63 (4.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 62 (3.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 26 (1.67%) CISSP
7 25 (1.60%) APMP
8 20 (1.28%) ACCA
9 19 (1.22%) CIMA
9 19 (1.22%) CISM
9 19 (1.22%) ITIL Certification
10 18 (1.15%) MBA
10 18 (1.15%) Numerate Degree
10 18 (1.15%) PhD
11 15 (0.96%) CISA
11 15 (0.96%) Computer Science Degree
11 15 (0.96%) Security Cleared
12 13 (0.83%) SC Cleared
13 12 (0.77%) CRISC
14 10 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 101 (6.47%) QA
2 94 (6.03%) PMO
3 37 (2.37%) GDPR
4 24 (1.54%) SLA
5 17 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 12 (0.77%) Data Quality
7 7 (0.45%) IFRS
7 7 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.32%) Solvency II
9 4 (0.26%) Basel III
9 4 (0.26%) PCI DSS
10 3 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
10 3 (0.19%) COBIT
10 3 (0.19%) IFRS 9
11 2 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.13%) FATCA
11 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
11 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.13%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 14 (0.90%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.51%) Docker
3 4 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.19%) Firmware
4 3 (0.19%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.19%) Snort
5 2 (0.13%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.064%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (0.064%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.064%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.064%) vSphere
6 1 (0.064%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (0.77%) SCCM
2 9 (0.58%) Kubernetes
3 8 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
4 6 (0.38%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (0.38%) Cisco UCCX
5 3 (0.19%) Ansible
5 3 (0.19%) Kibana
5 3 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (0.19%) Packer
5 3 (0.19%) QRadar
5 3 (0.19%) SCOM
5 3 (0.19%) Terraform
6 2 (0.13%) Jamf Pro
6 2 (0.13%) Oozie
6 2 (0.13%) Sysprep
6 2 (0.13%) WSUS
7 1 (0.064%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.064%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.064%) Puppet
7 1 (0.064%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 143 (9.17%) Microsoft
2 114 (7.31%) SAP
3 74 (4.74%) Oracle
4 27 (1.73%) Tableau
5 26 (1.67%) Cisco
6 20 (1.28%) Google
7 16 (1.03%) Sitecore
8 14 (0.90%) hybris
9 13 (0.83%) ATG
10 11 (0.71%) IBM
10 11 (0.71%) VMware
11 10 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (0.58%) Apple
13 8 (0.51%) UiPath
14 7 (0.45%) Adobe
14 7 (0.45%) Ariba
14 7 (0.45%) JD Edwards
15 6 (0.38%) Progress
15 6 (0.38%) Symantec
15 6 (0.38%) Verint