Period
to 18 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Senior Manager was £56,250 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 239 166
Rank change year-on-year +34 -73 +41
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior Manager 92 83 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.04% 0.83% 1.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.86% 1.75%
Number of salaries quoted 66 68 125
West Midlands median annual salary £56,250 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +9.09% -12.00%
10th Percentile £38,750 £43,750 £43,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £96,625 £71,250
England median annual salary £67,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year - +3.85% -

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 8,487 9,637 11,365
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.34% 96.63% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6,619 8,055 8,975
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -5 38 £57,500 -4.17% 3
Coventry +20 31 £42,500 -37.04%
Warwickshire +29 6 £62,500 -7.41% 1
Wolverhampton - 5 £60,000 - 1
Solihull - 5 £65,000 - 2
Staffordshire +13 2 £42,500 -19.05% 1
Shropshire - 2 £36,742 - 1
Walsall - 1 £47,000 -
Senior Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 48 (52.17%) Finance
2 42 (45.65%) Project Management
3 23 (25.00%) ITIL
4 22 (23.91%) PRINCE2
4 22 (23.91%) Data Centre
5 21 (22.83%) Stakeholder Management
6 19 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
7 18 (19.57%) Retail
7 18 (19.57%) APMP
8 17 (18.48%) Manufacturing
9 16 (17.39%) Knowledge Management
9 16 (17.39%) Project Planning
9 16 (17.39%) Matrix Organization
10 15 (16.30%) DevOps
11 13 (14.13%) Line Management
12 11 (11.96%) GDPR
12 11 (11.96%) QA
13 10 (10.87%) Data Protection
14 9 (9.78%) Systems Analysis
15 8 (8.70%) Programme Management
16 7 (7.61%) Waterfall
16 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
17 6 (6.52%) Software Delivery
17 6 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
17 6 (6.52%) Service Delivery
17 6 (6.52%) SAP
18 5 (5.43%) Change Management
18 5 (5.43%) Windows
18 5 (5.43%) Risk Management
18 5 (5.43%) Performance 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 4 (4.35%) Confluence
2 1 (1.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.09%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.09%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.52%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.35%) Office 365
3 1 (1.09%) GitHub
3 1 (1.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) MPLS
1 2 (2.17%) WAN
2 1 (1.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.09%) Data Mining
1 1 (1.09%) Power BI
1 1 (1.09%) SAP BW
1 1 (1.09%) SAP HANA
1 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.09%) Artifactory
1 1 (1.09%) GoCD
1 1 (1.09%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.09%) JIRA
1 1 (1.09%) TestDirector
General
1 48 (52.17%) Finance
2 18 (19.57%) Retail
3 17 (18.48%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.26%) Automotive
4 3 (3.26%) Legal
5 1 (1.09%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.09%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 22 (23.91%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.61%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.35%) NHS
4 3 (3.26%) Virtual Team
5 1 (1.09%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.09%) Equities
5 1 (1.09%) FMCG
5 1 (1.09%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.43%) Windows
2 4 (4.35%) Unix
3 1 (1.09%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (45.65%) Project Management
2 23 (25.00%) ITIL
3 22 (23.91%) PRINCE2
4 21 (22.83%) Stakeholder Management
5 19 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (17.39%) Knowledge Management
6 16 (17.39%) Matrix Organization
6 16 (17.39%) Project Planning
7 15 (16.30%) DevOps
8 13 (14.13%) Line Management
9 10 (10.87%) Data Protection
10 9 (9.78%) Systems Analysis
11 8 (8.70%) Programme Management
12 7 (7.61%) Waterfall
13 6 (6.52%) Service Delivery
13 6 (6.52%) Software Delivery
14 5 (5.43%) Change Management
14 5 (5.43%) Performance Management
14 5 (5.43%) Risk Management
14 5 (5.43%) Service Delivery Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (3.26%) SQL
2 1 (1.09%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (19.57%) APMP
2 5 (5.43%) Degree
3 4 (4.35%) CISA
4 3 (3.26%) CIMA
4 3 (3.26%) CRISC
5 2 (2.17%) CIPD
5 2 (2.17%) ISEB
6 1 (1.09%) ACCA
6 1 (1.09%) ISEB Practitioner
6 1 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.09%) PMI Certification
6 1 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (1.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.96%) GDPR
1 11 (11.96%) QA
2 4 (4.35%) PMO
3 3 (3.26%) COBIT
4 2 (2.17%) SLA
5 1 (1.09%) Data Quality
5 1 (1.09%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (6.52%) SAP
2 2 (2.17%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.17%) Oracle
3 1 (1.09%) Capita
3 1 (1.09%) Citrix
3 1 (1.09%) hybris
3 1 (1.09%) Progress
3 1 (1.09%) Salesforce.com