Period
to 12 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Strategy Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 12 December 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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1051 1121 1116
Rank change year-on-year +70 -5 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Strategy Manager 88 78 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.055% 0.043% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.045% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 60 63 101
UK median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% -8.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £51,911 £42,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £79,500 £98,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £56,250 £55,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% +2.27% -5.98%

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 152,872 172,294 179,887
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.84% 96.05% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 122,614 138,599 150,222
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
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% - +3.03%

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 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Strategy Manager in the UK

Strategy Manager
Top 12 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 12 December 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 +88 82 £67,377 +12.29% 3
UK excluding London +113 56 £57,500 +2.22% 2
South East +44 38 £57,500 -
London +45 29 £75,000 +12.36% 1
North of England +22 8 £60,000 +9.09% 2
East of England - 6 £63,750 -
North West +19 5 £57,500 +4.55%
Scotland +6 3 £47,500 +18.75%
Yorkshire - 3 £70,000 - 2
Midlands +32 1 - -
South West +29 1 £60,000 +84.62%
East Midlands - 1 - -

Strategy Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (15.91%) Finance
3 13 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (14.77%) Marketing
4 12 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (10.23%) Telecoms
5 9 (10.23%) ITIL
5 9 (10.23%) Analytics
6 8 (9.09%) SaaS
6 8 (9.09%) IT Strategy
6 8 (9.09%) Data Centre
7 7 (7.95%) Retail
7 7 (7.95%) Competitor Analysis
7 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
7 7 (7.95%) Project Management
7 7 (7.95%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (7.95%) Marketing Strategy
8 6 (6.82%) Test Strategy
8 6 (6.82%) Process Improvement
8 6 (6.82%) User Experience
8 6 (6.82%) Software Asset Management
8 6 (6.82%) Mobile App
8 6 (6.82%) UX Design
8 6 (6.82%) Strategic Thinking
8 6 (6.82%) Contract Negotiation
8 6 (6.82%) Lean Software Development
8 6 (6.82%) B2B
8 6 (6.82%) Asset Management
9 5 (5.68%) Banking
9 5 (5.68%) Business Forecasting

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 1 (1.14%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.14%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.09%) SaaS
2 3 (3.41%) Office 365
3 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.27%) IaaS
3 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.27%) PaaS
4 1 (1.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.27%) Cisco IOS
1 2 (2.27%) Firewall
1 2 (2.27%) H.323
1 2 (2.27%) LAN
1 2 (2.27%) MGCP
1 2 (2.27%) Network Security
1 2 (2.27%) SCCP
1 2 (2.27%) WAN
2 1 (1.14%) Broadband
2 1 (1.14%) Internet
2 1 (1.14%) VoIP
2 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.27%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.14%) Big Data
General
1 14 (15.91%) Finance
2 13 (14.77%) Marketing
3 9 (10.23%) Telecoms
4 7 (7.95%) Retail
5 5 (5.68%) Banking
6 4 (4.55%) Electronics
7 3 (3.41%) Manufacturing
8 2 (2.27%) Law
9 1 (1.14%) Back Office
9 1 (1.14%) Investment Banking
9 1 (1.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.55%) .NET
2 3 (3.41%) AngularJS
2 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET
2 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (3.41%) WCF
2 3 (3.41%) Web Services
3 2 (2.27%) XMPP
4 1 (1.14%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.14%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (9.09%) Data Centre
3 6 (6.82%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.82%) User Experience
4 3 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (2.27%) Smart Meter
5 2 (2.27%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.27%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.14%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.14%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.14%) Cyberattack
6 1 (1.14%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.14%) Android
1 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.14%) Windows
1 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (14.77%) Stakeholder Management
3 9 (10.23%) Analytics
3 9 (10.23%) ITIL
4 8 (9.09%) IT Strategy
5 7 (7.95%) Competitor Analysis
5 7 (7.95%) Continuous Improvement
5 7 (7.95%) Marketing Strategy
5 7 (7.95%) Project Management
6 6 (6.82%) Asset Management
6 6 (6.82%) B2B
6 6 (6.82%) Contract Negotiation
6 6 (6.82%) Lean Software Development
6 6 (6.82%) Process Improvement
6 6 (6.82%) Software Asset Management
6 6 (6.82%) Strategic Thinking
6 6 (6.82%) Test Strategy
6 6 (6.82%) UX Design
7 5 (5.68%) Business Forecasting
7 5 (5.68%) Demand Forecasting
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.55%) C#
1 4 (4.55%) JavaScript
2 3 (3.41%) SQL
3 2 (2.27%) VBA
4 1 (1.14%) C
4 1 (1.14%) Java
4 1 (1.14%) Kotlin
4 1 (1.14%) Python
4 1 (1.14%) R
Qualifications
1 3 (3.41%) CCNP
1 3 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (2.27%) CCNP Voice
2 2 (2.27%) Degree
3 1 (1.14%) CISM
3 1 (1.14%) CISSP
3 1 (1.14%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.14%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.14%) MBA
3 1 (1.14%) MCDST
3 1 (1.14%) MCP
3 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) QA
2 1 (1.14%) GDPR
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.14%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.14%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (7.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.55%) Cisco
3 3 (3.41%) SAP
4 2 (2.27%) Polycom
4 2 (2.27%) Red Box
5 1 (1.14%) Citrix
5 1 (1.14%) Tableau
5 1 (1.14%) WorldPay