Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Strategy Manager was £57,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1109 1100 1137
Rank change year-on-year -9 +37 +36
Permanent jobs requiring a Strategy Manager 80 137 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.072% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.046% 0.075% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 63 109 139
UK median annual salary £57,500 £62,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.00% -7.41% +10.20%
10th Percentile £47,500 £46,093 £41,250
90th Percentile £79,500 £98,750 £106,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £58,500
% change year-on-year - -5.98% +17.00%

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 172559 183130 209788
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138476 153185 174290
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Strategy Manager in the UK

Strategy Manager
Top 10 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 23 November 2017. 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 -8 79 £58,750 -7.11% 9
London -28 46 £69,250 -1.07% 5
UK excluding London +30 34 £55,000 - 4
South East +35 14 £57,500 +4.55% 1
North of England +11 12 £55,000 -14.06% 2
North West -13 12 £55,000 -14.06% 1
Midlands +16 6 £52,500 -8.70% 1
West Midlands +11 6 £52,500 -8.70% 1
South West +8 1 - -
Scotland -13 1 £40,000 -11.11%

Strategy Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 28 (35.00%) Marketing
2 23 (28.75%) Finance
3 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (21.25%) Retail
4 17 (21.25%) Analytics
5 16 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (17.50%) Data Management
6 14 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (17.50%) Data Quality
7 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
8 10 (12.50%) Telecoms
8 10 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (12.50%) Project Management
8 10 (12.50%) Programme Management
9 9 (11.25%) Manufacturing
9 9 (11.25%) Scrum
9 9 (11.25%) SharePoint
9 9 (11.25%) Social Media
9 9 (11.25%) Waterfall
9 9 (11.25%) Product Management
10 8 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
10 8 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (10.00%) Big Data
10 8 (10.00%) IT Strategy
10 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
10 8 (10.00%) CRM
10 8 (10.00%) SAS
10 8 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
11 7 (8.75%) Information Security

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 9 (11.25%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.00%) SAS
3 1 (1.25%) CMS
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.50%) MS Visio
3 2 (2.50%) OmniGraffle
4 1 (1.25%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 4 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.50%) Salesforce.com CRM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.25%) Intranet
2 2 (2.50%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.00%) Big Data
3 5 (6.25%) Hadoop
3 5 (6.25%) NoSQL
3 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.25%) Blockchain
4 1 (1.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 5 (6.25%) RStudio
1 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
1 5 (6.25%) Subversion
2 4 (5.00%) JIRA
2 4 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (5.00%) VersionOne
3 2 (2.50%) Axure RP
General
1 28 (35.00%) Marketing
2 23 (28.75%) Finance
3 17 (21.25%) Retail
4 10 (12.50%) Telecoms
5 9 (11.25%) Manufacturing
6 7 (8.75%) Electronics
7 5 (6.25%) Law
8 4 (5.00%) Publishing
9 3 (3.75%) Legal
10 2 (2.50%) Banking
10 2 (2.50%) Financial Institution
11 1 (1.25%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.75%) HTML
2 4 (5.00%) .NET
3 2 (2.50%) CSS
4 1 (1.25%) Ajax
4 1 (1.25%) Flash
4 1 (1.25%) Software Packaging
4 1 (1.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.25%) Social Media
3 5 (6.25%) Data Structures
4 4 (5.00%) Blog
4 4 (5.00%) User Experience
5 3 (3.75%) Life Science
6 2 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (2.50%) IVR
6 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.25%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.25%) Cyber Attack
7 1 (1.25%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.25%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.25%) Equities
7 1 (1.25%) Fintech
7 1 (1.25%) FMCG
7 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.25%) Unix
1 1 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.25%) Analytics
3 16 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (17.50%) Business Intelligence
4 14 (17.50%) Data Management
5 10 (12.50%) Programme Management
5 10 (12.50%) Project Management
6 9 (11.25%) Product Management
6 9 (11.25%) Scrum
6 9 (11.25%) Waterfall
7 8 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (10.00%) CRM
7 8 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (10.00%) IT Strategy
7 8 (10.00%) Strategic Planning
8 7 (8.75%) B2B
8 7 (8.75%) Business Transformation
8 7 (8.75%) Information Security
8 7 (8.75%) Migration
8 7 (8.75%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (7.50%) R
1 6 (7.50%) SQL
2 5 (6.25%) C
2 5 (6.25%) Java
2 5 (6.25%) T-SQL
3 4 (5.00%) C#
4 2 (2.50%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.25%) PHP
5 1 (1.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Degree
2 2 (2.50%) MBA
3 1 (1.25%) CCNP
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.25%) CISM
3 1 (1.25%) CISSP
3 1 (1.25%) Numerate Degree
3 1 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (17.50%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.50%) QA
3 1 (1.25%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (6.25%) HDFS
2 1 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 7 (8.75%) SAP
3 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
4 4 (5.00%) CA Agile Central
4 4 (5.00%) Cognizant
5 2 (2.50%) Tableau
6 1 (1.25%) Adobe
6 1 (1.25%) Oracle
6 1 (1.25%) TSYS
6 1 (1.25%) VMware