The median annual salary for a Strategy Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Strategy Manager
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 839 842 888
Rank change year-on-year +3 +46  
Permanent jobs requiring a Strategy Manager 44 81 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.050% 0.082% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.085% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 28 66 73
Median salary £57,500 £70,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.85% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £47,500 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £78,800 £86,500 £101,500
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £57,500 £61,500
% change year-on-year -4.34% -6.50%  

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 84418 95048 107138
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.97% 96.53% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69006 80088 88313
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Strategy Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Strategy Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Strategy Manager in the UK

Strategy Manager
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Strategy Manager.

Salary trend for Strategy Manager in the UK

Strategy Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Strategy Manager over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Strategy Manager in the UK

Strategy Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Strategy Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +16 43 £57,500 -17.85% 8
London +11 18 £72,500 -3.33% 4
South East +34 14 £56,250 +2.27% 1
Buckinghamshire - 8 £50,000 -
Aylesbury - 5 £50,000 -
West Midlands +5 4 £55,250 -3.91%
East of England +1 2 £73,750 +9.25% 3
North West -37 2 £48,750 +30.00%
Milton Keynes - 2 £70,000 -
Sussex - 2 £57,500 -
Hampshire +16 1 £90,000 +12.50%
Berkshire +14 1 £60,000 -20.00%
Southampton +13 1 £90,000 -
West Sussex +7 1 £57,500 +47.43% 1
Yorkshire +5 1 - -
Cambridgeshire -9 1 £67,500 - 1
Coventry -9 1 £57,000 +1.78%
Cambridge -11 1 £67,500 - 1
Manchester -23 1 £42,500 +13.33%
South West - 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £30,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
East Sussex - 1 £55,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £60,000 -
Nottinghamshire - 1 £30,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £80,000 - 1
Solihull - 1 £55,500 -
Nottingham - 1 £30,000 -
York - 1 - -

Strategy Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, Strategy 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 Strategy Manager in the job title.

1 37 (39.78%) Finance
1 37 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (32.26%) Marketing
3 22 (23.66%) Business Development
4 21 (22.58%) IT Strategy
5 19 (20.43%) Project Management
6 16 (17.20%) Portfolio Management
6 16 (17.20%) Retail
6 16 (17.20%) Stakeholder Management
7 15 (16.13%) Scrum
7 15 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
7 15 (16.13%) Analytics
8 14 (15.05%) Business Transformation
9 13 (13.98%) Coaching
10 12 (12.90%) Cognizant
11 11 (11.83%) Project Planning
11 11 (11.83%) JIRA
11 11 (11.83%) CA Agile Central
11 11 (11.83%) VersionOne
11 11 (11.83%) Waterfall
12 10 (10.75%) Test Strategy
13 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (9.68%) Target Operating Model
14 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Excel
14 8 (8.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 7 (7.53%) CRM
15 7 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (7.53%) Manufacturing
15 7 (7.53%) User Experience
16 6 (6.45%) Social Media

Strategy 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 5 (5.38%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (8.60%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (8.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.08%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.08%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (5.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.08%) iPaaS
2 1 (1.08%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.08%) Internet
1 1 (1.08%) Intranet
1 1 (1.08%) LAN
1 1 (1.08%) Network Security
1 1 (1.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.38%) Blockchain
2 2 (2.15%) Big Data
2 2 (2.15%) QlikView
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.08%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.08%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 11 (11.83%) JIRA
1 11 (11.83%) VersionOne
2 5 (5.38%) Selenium
3 3 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 3 (3.23%) Jasmine
3 3 (3.23%) Protractor
4 2 (2.15%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.15%) JUnit
4 2 (2.15%) TestNG
5 1 (1.08%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.08%) Hudson
5 1 (1.08%) JBehave
5 1 (1.08%) WebDriver
General
1 37 (39.78%) Finance
2 30 (32.26%) Marketing
3 16 (17.20%) Retail
4 7 (7.53%) Manufacturing
5 6 (6.45%) Banking
6 4 (4.30%) Electronics
6 4 (4.30%) Investment Banking
6 4 (4.30%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.23%) Publishing
7 3 (3.23%) Retail Banking
8 1 (1.08%) Advertising
8 1 (1.08%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.38%) SOAP
2 3 (3.23%) CSS
2 3 (3.23%) HTML
3 2 (2.15%) .NET
4 1 (1.08%) Behat
4 1 (1.08%) EDI
4 1 (1.08%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (7.53%) User Experience
3 6 (6.45%) Social Media
4 5 (5.38%) SWIFT
5 3 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 2 (2.15%) Reference Data
7 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.08%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.08%) Equities
7 1 (1.08%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.08%) FMCG
7 1 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.08%) Smartcard
7 1 (1.08%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (39.78%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (23.66%) Business Development
3 21 (22.58%) IT Strategy
4 19 (20.43%) Project Management
5 16 (17.20%) Portfolio Management
5 16 (17.20%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (16.13%) Analytics
6 15 (16.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 15 (16.13%) Scrum
7 14 (15.05%) Business Transformation
8 13 (13.98%) Coaching
9 11 (11.83%) Project Planning
9 11 (11.83%) Waterfall
10 10 (10.75%) Test Strategy
11 9 (9.68%) Target Operating Model
12 7 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (7.53%) CRM
13 6 (6.45%) B2C
13 6 (6.45%) Enterprise Architecture
13 6 (6.45%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.45%) SQL
2 5 (5.38%) Python
2 5 (5.38%) R
3 4 (4.30%) C#
3 4 (4.30%) Java
3 4 (4.30%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.15%) PHP
5 1 (1.08%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (6.45%) MBA
2 5 (5.38%) CISSP
3 4 (4.30%) CISM
4 3 (3.23%) ISTQB
5 2 (2.15%) Degree
5 2 (2.15%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.08%) CGEIT
6 1 (1.08%) CISA
6 1 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.08%) CRISC
6 1 (1.08%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.08%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 5 (5.38%) NIST 800
2 4 (4.30%) Data Quality
2 4 (4.30%) PCI DSS
2 4 (4.30%) QA
3 1 (1.08%) COBIT
3 1 (1.08%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
3 1 (1.08%) PMO
Vendors
1 12 (12.90%) Cognizant
2 11 (11.83%) CA Agile Central
3 5 (5.38%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (4.30%) Tableau
5 3 (3.23%) Microsoft
5 3 (3.23%) SAP
6 1 (1.08%) Cisco
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