Period
to 27 October 2020

The median annual salary for a Senior Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 27 October 2020.

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
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 347 294 316
Rank change year-on-year -53 +22 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Manager 414 1,475 1,747
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.84% 1.08% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 1.13% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 335 1,184 1,402
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% - -3.57%
10th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £46,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £93,750 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 47,009 130,029 156,843
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.00% 95.65% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 38,866 103,851 126,202
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.89%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,625 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 27 October 2020.

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 27 October 2020. 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 -51 380 £70,000 +3.70% 62
London -34 200 £80,000 +10.34% 26
UK excluding London -1 181 £60,000 - 39
South East +41 79 £62,500 -3.85% 10
Midlands +83 31 £57,500 -8.00% 7
Work from Home -31 27 £65,000 +4.00% 7
South West +78 26 £56,612 +6.82% 3
North of England +56 23 £65,000 +18.18% 10
West Midlands +58 19 £54,675 -12.52% 4
North West +81 18 £67,500 +22.73% 4
East of England +89 14 £90,000 +28.57% 6
East Midlands +80 12 £60,000 -7.69% 3
Scotland +79 5 £60,000 -4.00% 1
Yorkshire +89 4 £47,500 -14.47% 5
Northern Ireland +12 2 - - 2
Wales +46 1 £55,000 +15.79%
North East +5 1 £38,000 -29.33% 1

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 October 2020, 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.

1 143 (34.54%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (31.16%) Project Management
3 112 (27.05%) Finance
4 91 (21.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 80 (19.32%) Analytics
6 67 (16.18%) PRINCE2
7 57 (13.77%) Degree
8 52 (12.56%) Mentoring
9 51 (12.32%) Project Delivery
9 51 (12.32%) Microsoft
10 48 (11.59%) Information Security
11 46 (11.11%) ITIL
12 44 (10.63%) Scrum
13 41 (9.90%) Cybersecurity
14 38 (9.18%) Azure
15 35 (8.45%) CISSP
15 35 (8.45%) Strategic Roadmap
16 34 (8.21%) Data Analytics
16 34 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
17 32 (7.73%) Marketing
18 31 (7.49%) AWS
18 31 (7.49%) Problem-Solving
19 30 (7.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
19 30 (7.25%) SAP
20 29 (7.00%) Waterfall
20 29 (7.00%) Coaching
21 28 (6.76%) Banking
22 26 (6.28%) Artificial Intelligence
23 25 (6.04%) Telecoms
24 24 (5.80%) Change Management

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 12 (2.90%) Apache Spark
2 8 (1.93%) CMS
2 8 (1.93%) SAS
3 5 (1.21%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.72%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.24%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.24%) Confluence
5 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 21 (5.07%) Microsoft Excel
1 21 (5.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 16 (3.86%) Microsoft Project
3 8 (1.93%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.93%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) Figma
4 1 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (1.69%) Actimize
2 6 (1.45%) Odoo
3 5 (1.21%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.72%) Magento
4 3 (0.72%) SAP CO
4 3 (0.72%) SAP FI
4 3 (0.72%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
5 2 (0.48%) Relativity
5 2 (0.48%) SAP BPC
6 1 (0.24%) Infor CRM
6 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (0.24%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.24%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.24%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.18%) Azure
2 31 (7.49%) AWS
3 22 (5.31%) SaaS
4 13 (3.14%) GCP
5 9 (2.17%) Power Platform
6 8 (1.93%) Office 365
7 4 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.72%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.72%) Slack
8 3 (0.72%) Trello
9 2 (0.48%) Mimecast
10 1 (0.24%) Basecamp
10 1 (0.24%) G Suite
10 1 (0.24%) Google Docs
10 1 (0.24%) Lucidchart
10 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
10 1 (0.24%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.24%) Smartsheet
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.42%) Firewall
2 8 (1.93%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.93%) Wireless
3 7 (1.69%) Internet
4 6 (1.45%) VPN
5 5 (1.21%) DNS
5 5 (1.21%) LAN
5 5 (1.21%) Skype
5 5 (1.21%) SMS
5 5 (1.21%) WAN
6 3 (0.72%) Broadband
6 3 (0.72%) Intranet
6 3 (0.72%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.48%) DMZ
7 2 (0.48%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
7 2 (0.48%) MPLS
7 2 (0.48%) SAN
7 2 (0.48%) VoIP
7 2 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.24%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (3.38%) Big Data
2 12 (2.90%) Tableau
3 9 (2.17%) Hadoop
3 9 (2.17%) Power BI
4 5 (1.21%) NoSQL
5 4 (0.97%) BigQuery
5 4 (0.97%) SQL Server
6 3 (0.72%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.48%) Blockchain
7 2 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.48%) QlikView
8 1 (0.24%) Data Lake
8 1 (0.24%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.24%) SAP HANA
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.21%) JIRA
2 2 (0.48%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.24%) AccuRev
3 1 (0.24%) Git (software)
General
1 112 (27.05%) Finance
2 32 (7.73%) Marketing
3 28 (6.76%) Banking
4 25 (6.04%) Telecoms
5 23 (5.56%) Legal
6 21 (5.07%) Public Sector
7 19 (4.59%) Games
8 16 (3.86%) Local Government
9 14 (3.38%) Law
10 12 (2.90%) Back Office
10 12 (2.90%) Retail
11 6 (1.45%) Electronics
12 5 (1.21%) Investment Banking
13 3 (0.72%) Billing
13 3 (0.72%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.72%) Front Office
13 3 (0.72%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.48%) Fire and Rescue
14 2 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.48%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.86%) Middleware
2 14 (3.38%) Natural Language Processing
3 13 (3.14%) .NET
4 8 (1.93%) Keras
4 8 (1.93%) Matplotlib
4 8 (1.93%) NetworkX
4 8 (1.93%) NumPy
4 8 (1.93%) Pandas
4 8 (1.93%) PySpark
4 8 (1.93%) PyTorch
4 8 (1.93%) scikit-learn
4 8 (1.93%) SciPy
4 8 (1.93%) Shiny
4 8 (1.93%) SpaCy
4 8 (1.93%) TensorFlow
4 8 (1.93%) XGBoost
5 6 (1.45%) .NET Framework
6 4 (0.97%) OAuth
6 4 (0.97%) SailPoint
6 4 (0.97%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.21%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.59%) User Experience
3 16 (3.86%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (3.38%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.17%) Data Centre
5 9 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.93%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.69%) PMI
8 5 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.21%) Freedom of Information
8 5 (1.21%) NHS
8 5 (1.21%) Online Games
8 5 (1.21%) Social Media
9 4 (0.97%) Mobile Games
10 3 (0.72%) 3D Graphics
10 3 (0.72%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (0.72%) Freedom of Information Act
10 3 (0.72%) Internet of Things
10 3 (0.72%) Life Science
10 3 (0.72%) STB
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.90%) Windows
2 8 (1.93%) Windows Server
3 7 (1.69%) Android
4 6 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.97%) Linux
5 4 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.48%) Check Point GAiA
7 2 (0.48%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.24%) Unix
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2016
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (34.54%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (31.16%) Project Management
3 91 (21.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 80 (19.32%) Analytics
5 67 (16.18%) PRINCE2
6 52 (12.56%) Mentoring
7 51 (12.32%) Project Delivery
8 48 (11.59%) Information Security
9 46 (11.11%) ITIL
10 44 (10.63%) Scrum
11 41 (9.90%) Cybersecurity
12 35 (8.45%) Strategic Roadmap
13 34 (8.21%) Data Analytics
14 31 (7.49%) Problem-Solving
15 29 (7.00%) Coaching
15 29 (7.00%) Waterfall
16 26 (6.28%) Artificial Intelligence
17 24 (5.80%) Change Management
17 24 (5.80%) CRM
18 23 (5.56%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (4.83%) Python
2 15 (3.62%) R
3 14 (3.38%) SQL
4 11 (2.66%) Java
5 9 (2.17%) C#
6 8 (1.93%) MATLAB
7 4 (0.97%) C
7 4 (0.97%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.48%) Ruby
8 2 (0.48%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.24%) C++
9 1 (0.24%) Perl
9 1 (0.24%) PHP
Qualifications
1 57 (13.77%) Degree
2 35 (8.45%) CISSP
3 23 (5.56%) Security Cleared
4 17 (4.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (3.86%) CompTIA Security+
5 16 (3.86%) SC Cleared
6 15 (3.62%) CISM
6 15 (3.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 12 (2.90%) PMI Certification
8 8 (1.93%) Master's Degree
9 7 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (1.69%) DV Cleared
9 7 (1.69%) PMP
10 6 (1.45%) CCNP
10 6 (1.45%) CSSLP
11 5 (1.21%) CCNA
11 5 (1.21%) CISA
12 4 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (0.72%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (7.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 23 (5.56%) NIST
3 15 (3.62%) QA
4 9 (2.17%) PMO
5 6 (1.45%) SLA
6 5 (1.21%) PMBOK
7 4 (0.97%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.97%) MiFID
8 3 (0.72%) FATCA
9 2 (0.48%) EMIR
9 2 (0.48%) GDPR
9 2 (0.48%) NEBOSH
9 2 (0.48%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.24%) IEC 62304
10 1 (0.24%) ISO 13485
10 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
10 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.24%) PSD2
10 1 (0.24%) SAS 70
10 1 (0.24%) SEPA
System Software
1 12 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.69%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.24%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (0.97%) Nessus
2 2 (0.48%) Ansible
2 2 (0.48%) Terraform
3 1 (0.24%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.24%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (12.32%) Microsoft
2 30 (7.25%) SAP
3 15 (3.62%) Oracle
4 10 (2.42%) Cisco
5 8 (1.93%) Cloudera
5 8 (1.93%) Databricks
5 8 (1.93%) VMware
6 7 (1.69%) DocuSign
6 7 (1.69%) Salesforce.com
7 6 (1.45%) Infor
7 6 (1.45%) Sage
8 5 (1.21%) Apple
8 5 (1.21%) Citrix
8 5 (1.21%) Google
8 5 (1.21%) Palo Alto
9 4 (0.97%) Adobe
9 4 (0.97%) CheckPoint
9 4 (0.97%) CyberArk
9 4 (0.97%) ForgeRock
9 4 (0.97%) Polycom