The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Technical Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 93 78 97
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +19
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 9 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.78% 1.05% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.11% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 8 10 9
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £45,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Technical Manager
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1125 899 1019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 96.90% 94.63% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 944 823 887
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Manager in the job title across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Technical Manager
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the Bedfordshire region.

Technical Manager Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Technical Manager
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Technical Manager Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Technical Manager
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -7 5 £37,500 -25.00%
Luton -8 4 £60,000 +14.28%
Technical Manager
East of England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Technical Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Manager in their job title.

1 12 (60.00%) ITIL
1 12 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 8 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 6 (30.00%) Oracle Applications
4 6 (30.00%) VMware
4 6 (30.00%) Firewall
4 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
4 6 (30.00%) BIG-IP
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 6 (30.00%) MPLS
4 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (30.00%) IIS
4 6 (30.00%) Windows
4 6 (30.00%) Linux
4 6 (30.00%) LAN
4 6 (30.00%) WAN
4 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (30.00%) F5
5 5 (25.00%) Statistics
5 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 4 (20.00%) Change Management
6 4 (20.00%) APMP
6 4 (20.00%) MCSE
6 4 (20.00%) Web Services
6 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region that cited Technical Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Technical Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 6 (30.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Oracle Applications
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) LAN
1 6 (30.00%) WAN
1 6 (30.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (30.00%) MPLS
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
1 6 (30.00%) BIG-IP
2 3 (15.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.00%) Base SAS
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.00%) Financial Institution
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
1 1 (5.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Statistics
2 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.00%) iSeries
2 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) ITIL
1 12 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 6 (30.00%) Incident Management
3 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (20.00%) Change Management
4 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Web Application Development
4 4 (20.00%) Line Management
5 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.00%) Coaching
5 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (10.00%) Data Transformation
6 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.00%) Scrum
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
7 1 (5.00%) Service Management
7 1 (5.00%) ETL
7 1 (5.00%) ITSM
7 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (5.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) SQL
2 2 (10.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (20.00%) MCSE
2 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (20.00%) APMP
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Oracle
2 6 (30.00%) CheckPoint
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
2 6 (30.00%) F5
3 1 (5.00%) Intel