Period
to 24 June 2018

The median annual salary for a Strategy Manager was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 June 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
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1094 1108 1130
Rank change year-on-year +14 +22 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Strategy Manager 92 93 158
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.054% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.055% 0.056% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 55 55 134
UK median annual salary £72,500 £60,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.83% -17.24% +3.57%
10th Percentile £42,250 £44,750 £46,299
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% -18.52% +12.50%

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 167,325 166,575 194,587
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 96.24% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 135,823 137,165 163,448
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 £26,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,091
% change year-on-year +5.88% +0.97% +5.23%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 -3 91 £72,500 +20.83% 14
London +2 52 £77,500 -1.27% 7
UK excluding London -4 38 £57,500 +4.55% 7
South East -7 12 £53,750 -2.27% 4
North of England +21 10 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Midlands +10 9 £47,500 -13.64% 1
Yorkshire +32 6 £72,500 +45.00%
West Midlands +13 6 £90,000 +62.90% 1
East of England -1 6 £57,500 -14.81% 1
North West +1 4 £43,500 -10.77% 1
East Midlands +9 3 £47,500 +58.33%
South West -6 1 £65,000 -

Strategy Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 39 (42.39%) Finance
2 31 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (28.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 20 (21.74%) Marketing
5 19 (20.65%) Analytics
6 18 (19.57%) Problem-Solving
7 17 (18.48%) Change Management
8 14 (15.22%) Project Planning
8 14 (15.22%) Decision-Making
9 13 (14.13%) Project Management
10 12 (13.04%) Data Analysis
10 12 (13.04%) Digital Transformation Programme
10 12 (13.04%) IT Strategy
10 12 (13.04%) Matrix Organization
11 11 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (11.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
12 10 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (10.87%) Velocity
12 10 (10.87%) Cognizant
13 9 (9.78%) Advertising
13 9 (9.78%) Business Development
13 9 (9.78%) Programme Management
14 8 (8.70%) Retail
14 8 (8.70%) Degree
14 8 (8.70%) PRINCE2
14 8 (8.70%) Customer Insight
15 7 (7.61%) CRM
16 6 (6.52%) Digital Marketing
16 6 (6.52%) E-Commerce
16 6 (6.52%) B2B

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 2 (2.17%) SAS
2 1 (1.09%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.09%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.35%) Internet
2 2 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (1.09%) Firewall
3 1 (1.09%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.26%) Big Data
2 2 (2.17%) QlikView
3 1 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 39 (42.39%) Finance
2 20 (21.74%) Marketing
3 9 (9.78%) Advertising
4 8 (8.70%) Retail
5 4 (4.35%) Banking
6 3 (3.26%) Billing
6 3 (3.26%) Financial Institution
6 3 (3.26%) Retail Banking
6 3 (3.26%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.17%) Back Office
7 2 (2.17%) Investment Banking
7 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
8 1 (1.09%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.09%) Law
8 1 (1.09%) Legal
8 1 (1.09%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.87%) Velocity
2 1 (1.09%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.35%) Internet of Things
3 3 (3.26%) Cyberattack
3 3 (3.26%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.26%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.26%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.26%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.17%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.17%) FMCG
5 1 (1.09%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.09%) Fintech
5 1 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.09%) Android
1 1 (1.09%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.09%) Windows
1 1 (1.09%) Windows 10
1 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
1 1 (1.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (33.70%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (28.26%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (20.65%) Analytics
4 18 (19.57%) Problem-Solving
5 17 (18.48%) Change Management
6 14 (15.22%) Decision-Making
6 14 (15.22%) Project Planning
7 13 (14.13%) Project Management
8 12 (13.04%) Data Analysis
8 12 (13.04%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 12 (13.04%) IT Strategy
8 12 (13.04%) Matrix Organization
9 11 (11.96%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 10 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 9 (9.78%) Business Development
11 9 (9.78%) Programme Management
12 8 (8.70%) Customer Insight
12 8 (8.70%) PRINCE2
13 7 (7.61%) CRM
14 6 (6.52%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 6 (6.52%) SQL
2 1 (1.09%) Kotlin
Qualifications
1 8 (8.70%) Degree
2 6 (6.52%) CISM
2 6 (6.52%) CISSP
3 3 (3.26%) CCNP
3 3 (3.26%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (3.26%) MAPM
4 2 (2.17%) Master's Degree
4 2 (2.17%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (1.09%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.09%) ACCA
5 1 (1.09%) MCSA
5 1 (1.09%) MCSE
5 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) Cyber Essentials
1 3 (3.26%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 3 (3.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 3 (3.26%) PMO
1 3 (3.26%) QA
2 2 (2.17%) Data Quality
2 2 (2.17%) GDPR
2 2 (2.17%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.09%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 10 (10.87%) Cognizant
2 3 (3.26%) Google
2 3 (3.26%) Marketo
2 3 (3.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.26%) Oracle
2 3 (3.26%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (3.26%) SAP
2 3 (3.26%) Tableau
3 1 (1.09%) Cisco
3 1 (1.09%) HP
3 1 (1.09%) Sage