Period
to 25 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Strategy Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 February 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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1115 1055 1147
Rank change year-on-year -60 +92 +25
Permanent jobs requiring a Strategy Manager 66 119 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.038% 0.068% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.071% 0.075%
Number of salaries quoted 46 78 137
UK median annual salary £70,000 £56,750 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.35% -12.69% -3.70%
10th Percentile £39,375 £43,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £99,375 £90,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -20.00% +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 167,644 168,402 203,675
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.27% 96.50% 96.65%
Number of salaries quoted 137,716 139,840 170,323
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,367
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.44% +3.04%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 February 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 25 February 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 -21 62 £70,000 +27.27% 12
London -29 42 £70,000 +16.67% 8
UK excluding London -19 21 £56,250 +12.50% 4
East of England -5 8 - -
South East +4 7 £53,750 -2.27% 1
North of England +5 3 £83,750 +67.50% 3
North West -6 2 £95,000 +46.15% 1
Yorkshire +16 1 £72,500 +45.00% 2
South West +10 1 £32,500 -
Midlands +4 1 - -
West Midlands +2 1 - -
Scotland -24 1 £40,000 -11.11%

Strategy Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 22 (33.33%) Marketing
2 18 (27.27%) Finance
2 18 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 18 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (22.73%) Project Management
4 13 (19.70%) Retail
5 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (18.18%) Analytics
6 10 (15.15%) Programme Management
7 9 (13.64%) PRINCE2
8 8 (12.12%) B2B
8 8 (12.12%) Degree
9 7 (10.61%) Product Management
9 7 (10.61%) Scrum
9 7 (10.61%) SAS
9 7 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
9 7 (10.61%) Data Strategy
9 7 (10.61%) IT Strategy
10 6 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
10 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
10 6 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
10 6 (9.09%) SEO
10 6 (9.09%) Product Marketing
10 6 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
11 5 (7.58%) Data Management
11 5 (7.58%) Business Development
11 5 (7.58%) Strategic Planning
11 5 (7.58%) CISM
11 5 (7.58%) Change Management
11 5 (7.58%) CISSP

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 7 (10.61%) SAS
2 5 (7.58%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.06%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (3.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.52%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.06%) Intranet
2 1 (1.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) Big Data
2 1 (1.52%) QlikView
2 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Axure RP
General
1 22 (33.33%) Marketing
2 18 (27.27%) Finance
3 13 (19.70%) Retail
4 4 (6.06%) Manufacturing
5 3 (4.55%) Billing
6 2 (3.03%) Advertising
6 2 (3.03%) Back Office
6 2 (3.03%) Banking
6 2 (3.03%) French Language
6 2 (3.03%) German Language
6 2 (3.03%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.52%) Games
7 1 (1.52%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.52%) Publishing
7 1 (1.52%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) HTML
2 1 (1.52%) Ajax
2 1 (1.52%) CSS
2 1 (1.52%) Flash
2 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.58%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.06%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.55%) FMCG
4 3 (4.55%) Life Science
5 2 (3.03%) Cyberattack
5 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.03%) Social Media
6 1 (1.52%) Blog
6 1 (1.52%) New Media
6 1 (1.52%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (27.27%) Stakeholder Management
2 15 (22.73%) Project Management
3 12 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (18.18%) Analytics
4 10 (15.15%) Programme Management
5 9 (13.64%) PRINCE2
6 8 (12.12%) B2B
7 7 (10.61%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (10.61%) Data Strategy
7 7 (10.61%) IT Strategy
7 7 (10.61%) Product Management
7 7 (10.61%) Scrum
8 6 (9.09%) Digital Marketing
8 6 (9.09%) Portfolio Management
8 6 (9.09%) Product Marketing
8 6 (9.09%) SEO
9 5 (7.58%) Change Management
9 5 (7.58%) CRM
9 5 (7.58%) Data Management
9 5 (7.58%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.03%) SQL
2 1 (1.52%) Java
2 1 (1.52%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (12.12%) Degree
2 5 (7.58%) CISM
2 5 (7.58%) CISSP
3 4 (6.06%) MBA
4 3 (4.55%) MAPM
5 2 (3.03%) APMG
5 2 (3.03%) CCNP
5 2 (3.03%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.52%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.52%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.06%) PMO
2 3 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (4.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 3 (4.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.03%) Data Quality
3 2 (3.03%) PMBOK
4 1 (1.52%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 6 (9.09%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle
2 4 (6.06%) SAP
3 1 (1.52%) Tableau
3 1 (1.52%) TSYS