Period
to 25 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Strategy Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 September 2018.

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

Strategy Manager
UK
6 months to
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1061 1107 1110
Rank change year-on-year +46 +3 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Strategy Manager 98 86 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.059% 0.049% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.061% 0.051% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 61 66 122
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £69,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -16.67% -1.43%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,875 £46,523
90th Percentile £95,000 £78,750 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,250 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.07% -3.91% -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 160,851 169,319 184,843
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.02% 95.98% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 129,634 135,625 155,306
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Strategy Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 6 months to 25 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Strategy Manager in the UK

Strategy Manager
Top 13 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 6 months to 25 September 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 +31 93 £67,500 +17.39% 6
UK excluding London +44 57 £57,500 +4.07% 3
London +32 36 £80,000 +14.29% 3
South East +16 28 £57,500 -
North of England +16 12 £57,500 +4.55%
Midlands +20 9 £53,750 -2.27%
East of England +34 6 £63,750 -13.56% 3
Yorkshire +32 6 £70,000 -
West Midlands +27 6 £90,000 +63.64%
North West 0 6 £55,000 -
East Midlands +13 3 £47,500 +58.33%
South West +8 2 £60,000 -
Scotland - 1 £67,500 -

Strategy Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2018, Strategy 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 Strategy Manager in the job title.

1 30 (30.61%) Finance
2 25 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (14.29%) Marketing
5 12 (12.24%) Analytics
6 11 (11.22%) IT Strategy
7 10 (10.20%) Matrix Organization
7 10 (10.20%) Process Improvement
7 10 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (9.18%) Test Strategy
8 9 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
8 9 (9.18%) Change Management
8 9 (9.18%) Advertising
8 9 (9.18%) Retail
9 8 (8.16%) Banking
9 8 (8.16%) Decision-Making
9 8 (8.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 7 (7.14%) People Management
10 7 (7.14%) Telecoms
10 7 (7.14%) Competitor Analysis
10 7 (7.14%) Risk Management
10 7 (7.14%) ITIL
11 6 (6.12%) E-Commerce
11 6 (6.12%) Project Management
11 6 (6.12%) Actionable Insight
11 6 (6.12%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 6 (6.12%) Test Automation
11 6 (6.12%) Customer Insight
12 5 (5.10%) Digital Marketing

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:

Applications
1 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.04%) SaaS
2 1 (1.02%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.10%) Internet
2 3 (3.06%) Firewall
3 2 (2.04%) Cisco IOS
3 2 (2.04%) H.323
3 2 (2.04%) LAN
3 2 (2.04%) MGCP
3 2 (2.04%) Network Security
3 2 (2.04%) SCCP
3 2 (2.04%) WAN
3 2 (2.04%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.06%) Big Data
2 1 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 30 (30.61%) Finance
2 14 (14.29%) Marketing
3 9 (9.18%) Advertising
3 9 (9.18%) Retail
4 8 (8.16%) Banking
5 7 (7.14%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.06%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.06%) Investment Banking
6 3 (3.06%) Retail Banking
7 2 (2.04%) Back Office
7 2 (2.04%) Law
7 2 (2.04%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.02%) Electronics
8 1 (1.02%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.08%) Velocity
2 3 (3.06%) .NET
2 3 (3.06%) AngularJS
2 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.06%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (3.06%) WCF
2 3 (3.06%) Web Services
3 2 (2.04%) XMPP
4 1 (1.02%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.02%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.08%) Internet of Things
3 3 (3.06%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.06%) User Experience
4 2 (2.04%) Analytical Mindset
4 2 (2.04%) Cyberattack
4 2 (2.04%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.04%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.04%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.02%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.02%) Credit Risk
5 1 (1.02%) Fintech
5 1 (1.02%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.04%) Windows
1 2 (2.04%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.02%) Android
2 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.02%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (25.51%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (20.41%) Stakeholder Management
3 12 (12.24%) Analytics
4 11 (11.22%) IT Strategy
5 10 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (10.20%) Matrix Organization
5 10 (10.20%) Process Improvement
6 9 (9.18%) Change Management
6 9 (9.18%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (9.18%) Test Strategy
7 8 (8.16%) Decision-Making
7 8 (8.16%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 7 (7.14%) Competitor Analysis
8 7 (7.14%) ITIL
8 7 (7.14%) People Management
8 7 (7.14%) Risk Management
9 6 (6.12%) Actionable Insight
9 6 (6.12%) E-Commerce
9 6 (6.12%) Project Management
9 6 (6.12%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.08%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.06%) C#
3 2 (2.04%) SQL
4 1 (1.02%) Java
4 1 (1.02%) Kotlin
4 1 (1.02%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (5.10%) Degree
2 4 (4.08%) CCNP
2 4 (4.08%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.04%) CCNP Voice
3 2 (2.04%) CISM
3 2 (2.04%) CISSP
3 2 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.02%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.02%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.02%) MBA
4 1 (1.02%) MCDST
4 1 (1.02%) MCP
4 1 (1.02%) MCSA
4 1 (1.02%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.08%) QA
2 2 (2.04%) GDPR
3 1 (1.02%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.02%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.04%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.02%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.02%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (5.10%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.08%) Cognizant
3 3 (3.06%) Cisco
4 2 (2.04%) Polycom
4 2 (2.04%) Red Box
4 2 (2.04%) SAP
5 1 (1.02%) Citrix
5 1 (1.02%) HP
5 1 (1.02%) Sage