The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 366 371 375
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 789 719 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.67% 0.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.71% 0.66%
Number of salaries quoted 612 577 577
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,250 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,663
% change year-on-year
- +9.49%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107626 101806 107121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.59% 94.59% 95.25%
Number of salaries quoted 88189 84506 91372
Average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Technical Manager
Salary Trend

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

Technical Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Technical Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Manager over the 3 months to 30 October 2014 within the UK.

Technical Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Technical Manager
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 30 October 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
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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
England +2 731 £55,000 +4.76% 81
London -6 370 £57,500 - 33
South East +23 160 £52,500 -4.54% 22
City of London +8 75 £60,000 -5.88% 12
East of England -12 64 £60,000 +33.33% 5
Berkshire +26 58 £58,750 -2.08% 3
Scotland +33 36 £50,000 - 4
West Midlands +4 34 £44,000 -2.22% 6
Reading +8 31 £52,500 -14.28% 3
Yorkshire -19 30 £43,500 -26.27% 2
Oxfordshire +41 28 £38,000 -14.12% 4
North West -22 28 £43,750 +9.92% 5
Birmingham +5 27 £45,000 - 3
South West -10 27 £50,000 +11.11% 5
Hertfordshire -20 27 £60,000 +33.33% 4
Cambridgeshire -3 26 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Surrey -28 25 £57,500 +9.52% 7
Edinburgh +6 19 £47,750 +6.11% 1
Hampshire -10 19 £55,000 - 4
West Yorkshire -25 17 £45,000 -23.72% 1
Bristol +5 15 £57,500 +27.77% 3
North East -9 15 £55,000 - 1
Cambridge -18 15 £55,000 -
Tyne and Wear -7 14 £57,500 -
Leeds -28 14 £55,000 +4.76%
East Sussex -3 13 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Manchester -21 13 £43,750 +9.92% 3
Abingdon - 11 £36,000 -
Brighton -4 10 £47,500 -5.00% 1
Newbury +21 9 £65,000 +85.71%

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 581 (33.68%) Project Management
2 503 (29.16%) Agile Software Development
3 477 (27.65%) Finance
4 335 (19.42%) ITIL
5 300 (17.39%) PRINCE2
6 286 (16.58%) Windows
7 264 (15.30%) Microsoft
8 249 (14.43%) Scrum
9 218 (12.64%) SQL
10 192 (11.13%) Service Delivery
11 163 (9.45%) SQL Server
12 162 (9.39%) VMware
13 158 (9.16%) Degree
14 157 (9.10%) Oracle
15 156 (9.04%) .NET
15 156 (9.04%) Java
16 148 (8.58%) Telecoms
17 147 (8.52%) Marketing
18 135 (7.83%) HTML
19 130 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
20 129 (7.48%) Waterfall
21 122 (7.07%) MS Excel
22 118 (6.84%) Linux
23 116 (6.72%) Stakeholder Management
24 108 (6.26%) JavaScript
25 102 (5.91%) User Experience
26 97 (5.62%) Cisco
26 97 (5.62%) Banking
27 96 (5.57%) QA
28 95 (5.51%) Firewall

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 60 (3.48%) SharePoint
1 60 (3.48%) CMS
2 55 (3.19%) MS Exchange
3 46 (2.67%) IIS
4 35 (2.03%) Apache
5 30 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2010
6 28 (1.62%) Tomcat
7 18 (1.04%) Lync
8 17 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2007
9 16 (0.93%) WebLogic
10 14 (0.81%) SAS
10 14 (0.81%) WebSphere
11 13 (0.75%) JBoss
12 12 (0.70%) Sitecore CMS
12 12 (0.70%) Escenic
13 10 (0.58%) Alfresco
14 8 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (0.46%) IBM HTTP Server
15 7 (0.41%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 122 (7.07%) MS Excel
2 74 (4.29%) MS Project
3 59 (3.42%) MS Office
4 12 (0.70%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.58%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.41%) Mingle
6 7 (0.41%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.23%) PowerPivot
8 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.12%) S-PLUS
10 1 (0.058%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 20 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.81%) Google Analytics
3 10 (0.58%) Eikon
3 10 (0.58%) 3000 Xtra
3 10 (0.58%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 10 (0.58%) Summit
3 10 (0.58%) Front Arena
3 10 (0.58%) RMDS
4 8 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
4 8 (0.46%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.23%) SAP SRM
5 4 (0.23%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
6 3 (0.17%) AquaLogic BPM
6 3 (0.17%) Agresso
7 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.12%) Misys Midas
7 2 (0.12%) ResourceLink
7 2 (0.12%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 76 (4.41%) SaaS
2 59 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (3.07%) Office 365
4 21 (1.22%) Basecamp
5 14 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (0.75%) IaaS
7 12 (0.70%) PaaS
8 8 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.12%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.058%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 95 (5.51%) Firewall
2 89 (5.16%) LAN
3 85 (4.93%) SAN
4 76 (4.41%) WAN
5 57 (3.30%) TCP/IP
6 51 (2.96%) DNS
7 42 (2.43%) Internet
8 35 (2.03%) Wireless
9 29 (1.68%) VPN
10 26 (1.51%) Unified Communications
11 25 (1.45%) MPLS
12 24 (1.39%) Ethernet
13 22 (1.28%) Fibre Channel
14 21 (1.22%) Cisco Nexus
14 21 (1.22%) DHCP
14 21 (1.22%) NAS
15 20 (1.16%) HTTP
16 19 (1.10%) VoIP
17 18 (1.04%) FTP
17 18 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 39 (2.26%) MySQL
3 31 (1.80%) Relational Database
4 24 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (1.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 20 (1.16%) Hadoop
6 20 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (0.99%) Big Data
8 16 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (0.70%) RDBMS
10 11 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 11 (0.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 11 (0.64%) Oracle Database
11 10 (0.58%) QlikView
11 10 (0.58%) DB2
12 9 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (0.46%) Base SAS
13 8 (0.46%) Spotfire
13 8 (0.46%) SQL Server 2005
14 7 (0.41%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 67 (3.88%) JIRA
2 20 (1.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (0.81%) Subversion
4 13 (0.75%) Selenium
4 13 (0.75%) Jenkins
5 10 (0.58%) NUnit
6 9 (0.52%) Git (software)
7 8 (0.46%) Oracle Forms
8 7 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
8 7 (0.41%) LoadRunner
8 7 (0.41%) CruiseControl
8 7 (0.41%) Maven
8 7 (0.41%) Rhino Mocks
8 7 (0.41%) Moq
8 7 (0.41%) Hudson
8 7 (0.41%) SpecFlow
8 7 (0.41%) Bugzilla
9 6 (0.35%) Visual Studio
10 5 (0.29%) Ant
11 4 (0.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 477 (27.65%) Finance
2 148 (8.58%) Telecoms
3 147 (8.52%) Marketing
4 97 (5.62%) Banking
5 73 (4.23%) Retail
6 58 (3.36%) Advertising
7 32 (1.86%) Manufacturing
8 30 (1.74%) Investment Banking
9 29 (1.68%) Publishing
10 28 (1.62%) Law
11 24 (1.39%) Legal
12 22 (1.28%) Billing
13 19 (1.10%) French Language
14 16 (0.93%) Games
15 15 (0.87%) Front Office
15 15 (0.87%) German Language
16 14 (0.81%) Electronics
17 13 (0.75%) Automotive
18 9 (0.52%) Italian Language
19 7 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (9.04%) .NET
2 135 (7.83%) HTML
3 88 (5.10%) XML
4 87 (5.04%) CSS
5 57 (3.30%) HTML5
6 45 (2.61%) ASP.NET
7 39 (2.26%) Middleware
8 31 (1.80%) J2EE
8 31 (1.80%) Web Services
9 29 (1.68%) REST
10 23 (1.33%) .NET Framework
11 21 (1.22%) jQuery
12 20 (1.16%) JSON
13 19 (1.10%) ASP.NET MVC
14 18 (1.04%) SOAP
15 17 (0.99%) JSP
16 14 (0.81%) DHTML
17 13 (0.75%) XSLT
18 12 (0.70%) CSS3
18 12 (0.70%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 130 (7.54%) Analytical Skills
2 102 (5.91%) User Experience
3 81 (4.70%) Management Information System
4 75 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
5 59 (3.42%) Computer Science
6 45 (2.61%) Mobile App
7 33 (1.91%) Digital Media
8 29 (1.68%) Social Media
9 24 (1.39%) Open Source
9 24 (1.39%) Tandem
10 23 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 19 (1.10%) Mainframe
12 18 (1.04%) E-Learning
13 16 (0.93%) Statistics
13 16 (0.93%) Blackberry
14 14 (0.81%) GIS
15 13 (0.75%) CLARiiON
15 13 (0.75%) Mathematics
15 13 (0.75%) CMDB
16 11 (0.64%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 286 (16.58%) Windows
2 118 (6.84%) Linux
3 68 (3.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 65 (3.77%) UNIX
5 52 (3.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 46 (2.67%) Windows Phone
7 43 (2.49%) Windows Phone 8
8 41 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
9 26 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 24 (1.39%) Solaris
11 18 (1.04%) Android
12 17 (0.99%) Windows XP
13 16 (0.93%) Apple iOS
14 15 (0.87%) Windows 7
15 14 (0.81%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
17 7 (0.41%) HPUX
18 6 (0.35%) AIX
18 6 (0.35%) Windows 2000
18 6 (0.35%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 581 (33.68%) Project Management
2 503 (29.16%) Agile Software Development
3 335 (19.42%) ITIL
4 300 (17.39%) PRINCE2
5 249 (14.43%) Scrum
6 192 (11.13%) Service Delivery
7 129 (7.48%) Waterfall
8 116 (6.72%) Stakeholder Management
9 89 (5.16%) E-Commerce
10 88 (5.10%) CRM
11 87 (5.04%) Service Management
12 79 (4.58%) Mentoring
13 71 (4.12%) Line Management
13 71 (4.12%) Analytics
14 63 (3.65%) TDD
15 61 (3.54%) Business Analysis
16 59 (3.42%) Continuous Improvement
16 59 (3.42%) People Management
17 57 (3.30%) Incident Management
18 55 (3.19%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 218 (12.64%) SQL
2 156 (9.04%) Java
3 108 (6.26%) JavaScript
4 87 (5.04%) C#
5 37 (2.14%) PHP
6 35 (2.03%) T-SQL
7 33 (1.91%) Python
8 29 (1.68%) C
9 22 (1.28%) Ruby
9 22 (1.28%) Perl
10 20 (1.16%) Groovy
11 18 (1.04%) C++
12 16 (0.93%) PL/SQL
13 14 (0.81%) Shell Script
14 13 (0.75%) VB
15 12 (0.70%) VB.NET
15 12 (0.70%) Scala
15 12 (0.70%) Bash Shell
16 7 (0.41%) PowerShell
16 7 (0.41%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 158 (9.16%) Degree
2 90 (5.22%) ITIL Certification
3 57 (3.30%) PMI Certification
4 54 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 47 (2.72%) PMP
6 41 (2.38%) Security Cleared
7 34 (1.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 31 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
9 30 (1.74%) ISEB
9 30 (1.74%) SC Cleared
10 25 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
11 21 (1.22%) CCNA
12 20 (1.16%) MCSE
12 20 (1.16%) DV Cleared
13 19 (1.10%) ISEB Practitioner
14 18 (1.04%) APMP
15 15 (0.87%) CCNP
16 12 (0.70%) CISSP
17 9 (0.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 9 (0.52%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (5.57%) QA
2 84 (4.87%) SLA
3 16 (0.93%) COBIT
4 8 (0.46%) Data Quality
5 6 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.12%) COREP
7 2 (0.12%) FINREP
8 1 (0.058%) MiFID
8 1 (0.058%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.058%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 92 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 72 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 49 (2.84%) Hyper-V
4 21 (1.22%) XenApp
4 21 (1.22%) vSphere
5 12 (0.70%) UAG
5 12 (0.70%) EMC RecoverPoint
6 10 (0.58%) VMware ESX
7 9 (0.52%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.23%) ISA Server
8 4 (0.23%) XenServer
8 4 (0.23%) Postfix
8 4 (0.23%) Sendmail
8 4 (0.23%) HDFS
8 4 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.17%) qmail
9 3 (0.17%) Squid
10 2 (0.12%) Xen
10 2 (0.12%) Firmware
10 2 (0.12%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 25 (1.45%) SCCM
2 13 (0.75%) SCOM
3 12 (0.70%) EMC NetWorker
4 8 (0.46%) NetBackup
4 8 (0.46%) Backup Exec
5 7 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 5 (0.29%) Puppet
7 3 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
7 3 (0.17%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.17%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.17%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.17%) WSUS
8 2 (0.12%) OpenView
8 2 (0.12%) Legato
8 2 (0.12%) FortiGate
9 1 (0.058%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 1 (0.058%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.058%) Foglight
9 1 (0.058%) Nessus
Vendors
1 264 (15.30%) Microsoft
2 162 (9.39%) VMware
3 157 (9.10%) Oracle
4 97 (5.62%) Cisco
5 93 (5.39%) Citrix
6 47 (2.72%) Juniper
7 42 (2.43%) NetApp
8 33 (1.91%) Google
9 29 (1.68%) IBM
9 29 (1.68%) HP
10 28 (1.62%) EMC
11 26 (1.51%) SAP
12 22 (1.28%) CheckPoint
13 21 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
14 20 (1.16%) Red Hat
14 20 (1.16%) Adobe
14 20 (1.16%) F5
15 16 (0.93%) Business Objects
15 16 (0.93%) SunGard
16 15 (0.87%) Avaya
North East
HP
Posted: 1 hour ago
Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Big Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Surrey
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 4 hours ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Eaglecliff
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East London
System Analytic
Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum (Based on experience)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Somerset
Tank Recruitment
Salary: £38 - £45 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Etech Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £53,000 per annum To £53K + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Market Harborough, Leicestershire
Arden Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + car allow+ben
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £43000 - £50000 per annum + be - shares, pens, health+
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago