Period
to 12 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands 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.

Senior Manager
England > West Midlands
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 201 180
Rank change year-on-year -3 -21 +27
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Manager 86 115 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.05% 1.14% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.10% 1.18% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 57 87 126
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £59,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.56% +3.48% -
10th Percentile £38,750 £41,700 £45,000
90th Percentile £69,750 £91,000 £76,250
England median annual salary £67,500 £69,750 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% +7.31% +4.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 7,822 9,712 10,780
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.60% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 6,044 7,924 8,550
West Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.75% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

Senior Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Manager in the West Midlands

Senior Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior Manager in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Senior Manager in the West Midlands

Senior Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Manager in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Senior Manager in the West Midlands

Senior Manager
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Manager within the West Midlands region 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
Birmingham -1 35 £50,000 -16.32% 3
Coventry 0 21 £42,500 -34.62% 1
Solihull +13 7 £61,000 +10.91% 1
Warwickshire +28 6 £70,000 +40.00%
Wolverhampton - 5 £60,000 - 1
Staffordshire +16 2 £42,500 -29.17%
Shropshire +7 2 £50,000 +17.65% 2
Worcestershire - 1 - -
Senior Manager
England

Senior Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, Senior 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 across the West Midlands region featuring Senior Manager in the job title.

1 39 (45.35%) Finance
2 28 (32.56%) Project Management
3 27 (31.40%) ITIL
4 25 (29.07%) Stakeholder Management
5 24 (27.91%) PRINCE2
6 20 (23.26%) Data Centre
7 18 (20.93%) Retail
8 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
9 13 (15.12%) Project Planning
10 12 (13.95%) Manufacturing
10 12 (13.95%) Matrix Organization
11 11 (12.79%) GDPR
11 11 (12.79%) APMP
11 11 (12.79%) Service Delivery
11 11 (12.79%) Data Protection
11 11 (12.79%) Knowledge Management
12 8 (9.30%) Programme Management
12 8 (9.30%) Line Management
12 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (9.30%) PMO
12 8 (9.30%) Service Delivery Management
13 7 (8.14%) Office 365
13 7 (8.14%) Change Management
13 7 (8.14%) SAP
13 7 (8.14%) SLA
14 6 (6.98%) Degree
14 6 (6.98%) Telecoms
14 6 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
15 5 (5.81%) Process Improvement
15 5 (5.81%) Portfolio Management

Senior Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 (2.33%) Confluence
1 2 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.16%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.33%) SAP Hybris
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.14%) Office 365
2 4 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.49%) PaaS
3 3 (3.49%) SaaS
4 1 (1.16%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.16%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) Internet
1 2 (2.33%) WAN
2 1 (1.16%) MPLS
2 1 (1.16%) SMS
2 1 (1.16%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) Power BI
1 2 (2.33%) SAP BW
1 2 (2.33%) SAP HANA
1 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (1.16%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.16%) TestDirector
General
1 39 (45.35%) Finance
2 18 (20.93%) Retail
3 12 (13.95%) Manufacturing
4 6 (6.98%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.65%) Legal
5 4 (4.65%) Marketing
6 3 (3.49%) Automotive
7 2 (2.33%) Law
8 1 (1.16%) Brand Awareness
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.33%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.26%) Data Centre
2 8 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.49%) Social Media
4 2 (2.33%) EPoS
4 2 (2.33%) FMCG
4 2 (2.33%) PMI
4 2 (2.33%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.16%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.16%) Equities
5 1 (1.16%) Fintech
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.65%) Windows
2 2 (2.33%) Unix
2 2 (2.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.16%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (32.56%) Project Management
2 27 (31.40%) ITIL
3 25 (29.07%) Stakeholder Management
4 24 (27.91%) PRINCE2
5 16 (18.60%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (15.12%) Project Planning
7 12 (13.95%) Matrix Organization
8 11 (12.79%) Data Protection
8 11 (12.79%) Knowledge Management
8 11 (12.79%) Service Delivery
9 8 (9.30%) Line Management
9 8 (9.30%) Programme Management
9 8 (9.30%) Service Delivery Management
10 7 (8.14%) Change Management
11 6 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (5.81%) Critical Success Factor
12 5 (5.81%) Portfolio Management
12 5 (5.81%) Process Improvement
12 5 (5.81%) Waterfall
13 4 (4.65%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.33%) SQL
2 1 (1.16%) C
2 1 (1.16%) Java
2 1 (1.16%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (12.79%) APMP
2 6 (6.98%) Degree
3 3 (3.49%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.49%) PMP
3 3 (3.49%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.33%) ISEB
4 2 (2.33%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.16%) ISEB Practitioner
5 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.79%) GDPR
2 8 (9.30%) PMO
3 7 (8.14%) SLA
4 3 (3.49%) QA
5 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.16%) P3O
5 1 (1.16%) PCI DSS
5 1 (1.16%) PMBOK
System Software
1 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) SCCM
Vendors
1 7 (8.14%) SAP
2 4 (4.65%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.33%) hybris
4 1 (1.16%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.16%) Citrix
4 1 (1.16%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle
4 1 (1.16%) Progress
4 1 (1.16%) Salesforce.com