The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 130 152 146
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 26 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.84% 0.54% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.57% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 17 8 9
Average salary £59,000 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+38.82% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Technical Manager
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland 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
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2923 3532 2833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 94.05% 95.51% 94.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1794 2315 1709
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Technical Manager
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Technical Manager Salary Trend in Scotland

Technical Manager
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Technical Manager Salary Histogram in Scotland

Technical Manager
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
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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
Edinburgh +17 14 £59,000 - 3
Glasgow +14 3 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Stirling -8 3 £50,000 +25.00%
Dundee - 3 £53,000 -
Fife - 2 - -
Technical Manager
UK

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (33.93%) Java
3 18 (32.14%) Finance
4 15 (26.79%) Scrum
5 14 (25.00%) Degree
6 13 (23.21%) Project Planning
6 13 (23.21%) Software Engineering
6 13 (23.21%) Project Management
7 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
7 11 (19.64%) SQL
7 11 (19.64%) Web Services
7 11 (19.64%) Python
7 11 (19.64%) Amazon AWS
8 10 (17.86%) Windows
8 10 (17.86%) C#
8 10 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (16.07%) Linux
9 9 (16.07%) Banking
10 8 (14.29%) ITIL
11 7 (12.50%) MS Office
12 6 (10.71%) Data Management
12 6 (10.71%) Data Modelling
12 6 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
12 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (10.71%) Operations Management
13 5 (8.93%) People Management
13 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
13 5 (8.93%) C++
13 5 (8.93%) C

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) FileNet
2 1 (1.79%) WebSphere
2 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Office
2 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 11 (19.64%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.79%) SaaS
2 1 (1.79%) Office 365
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) Internet
2 2 (3.57%) SMTP
2 2 (3.57%) HTTP
2 2 (3.57%) DNS
3 1 (1.79%) LAN
3 1 (1.79%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.79%) Data Mining
2 1 (1.79%) DataStage
2 1 (1.79%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) QuickTest Pro
1 2 (3.57%) LoadRunner
1 2 (3.57%) Selenium
2 1 (1.79%) Subversion
2 1 (1.79%) JIRA
General
1 18 (32.14%) Finance
2 9 (16.07%) Banking
3 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.57%) Games
5 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) Web Services
2 4 (7.14%) .NET
3 1 (1.79%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.79%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Windows
2 9 (16.07%) Linux
3 2 (3.57%) Android
3 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.57%) AIX
3 2 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.79%) Scrum
3 13 (23.21%) Software Engineering
3 13 (23.21%) Project Planning
3 13 (23.21%) Project Management
4 10 (17.86%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (14.29%) ITIL
6 6 (10.71%) Data Modelling
6 6 (10.71%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (10.71%) Operations Management
6 6 (10.71%) Data Management
7 5 (8.93%) Logistics
7 5 (8.93%) Demand Management
7 5 (8.93%) People Management
8 4 (7.14%) WFM
8 4 (7.14%) Service Delivery
8 4 (7.14%) Configuration Management
8 4 (7.14%) OO
9 3 (5.36%) ETL
9 3 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.93%) Java
2 11 (19.64%) JavaScript
2 11 (19.64%) SQL
2 11 (19.64%) Python
3 10 (17.86%) C#
4 5 (8.93%) C++
4 5 (8.93%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) ISTQB
2 2 (3.57%) MCP
2 2 (3.57%) MCSE
2 2 (3.57%) ISEB
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (1.79%) PMP
3 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.14%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.36%) Business Objects
3 1 (1.79%) IBM
3 1 (1.79%) Informatica
3 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle
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