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 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 350 363 368
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 843 879 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.78% 0.74% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.82% 0.79% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 675 706 586
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £38,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £76,750
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +10.52%

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
102183 111859 102313
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 83932 91897 85042
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 May 2015 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 27 May 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
(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
England +17 782 £55,000 - 102
London +20 371 £57,500 +4.54% 44
South East +20 198 £55,000 +1.85% 23
City of London +26 56 £62,500 +4.16% 5
Berkshire -5 54 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Yorkshire +21 42 £62,500 +35.13% 4
North West +15 41 £50,000 +4.01% 6
East of England -4 37 £48,400 -12.00% 4
West Midlands -24 37 £55,000 -8.33% 14
West Yorkshire +20 33 £65,000 +36.84% 3
East Sussex +20 29 £45,000 +5.88% 5
South West -39 27 £43,750 -11.61% 4
Leeds +25 26 £65,000 +26.82% 2
Surrey -6 26 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Scotland +22 25 £58,250 +37.05% 2
Oxfordshire +23 23 £65,000 +73.33% 3
Bedfordshire +25 20 £48,400 -12.00% 1
Edinburgh +19 19 £58,250 +22.63% 2
East Midlands +16 19 £47,500 -13.63% 2
Manchester +3 19 £51,000 +6.09% 3
Reading -12 18 £60,000 +31.86% 1
Birmingham -25 17 £57,500 -8.00% 8
Hampshire +1 16 £60,000 +9.09% 7
West Sussex -17 16 £55,000 -23.07% 4
Hertfordshire +2 15 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Buckinghamshire +17 14 £47,500 +26.66% 3
Oxford +11 14 £60,000 +62.16% 2
Cheshire +7 14 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Brighton +14 13 £40,000 -5.88% 4
Wales +8 13 £40,000 +37.93%

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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.

1 567 (36.72%) Project Management
2 484 (31.35%) Agile Software Development
3 340 (22.02%) Finance
4 296 (19.17%) Degree
5 272 (17.62%) PRINCE2
6 249 (16.13%) Microsoft
7 240 (15.54%) ITIL
8 226 (14.64%) Service Delivery
9 210 (13.60%) Scrum
10 208 (13.47%) Windows
11 184 (11.92%) SQL
12 163 (10.56%) Stakeholder Management
13 155 (10.04%) VMware
13 155 (10.04%) Linux
14 151 (9.78%) Java
15 141 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
16 136 (8.81%) Waterfall
17 132 (8.55%) Data Centre
18 124 (8.03%) MS Excel
19 123 (7.97%) Banking
20 122 (7.90%) SDLC
21 117 (7.58%) Oracle
22 115 (7.45%) Computer Science
23 109 (7.06%) SQL Server
23 109 (7.06%) Retail
24 108 (6.99%) .NET
24 108 (6.99%) E-Commerce
25 107 (6.93%) Marketing
26 100 (6.48%) Telecoms
27 97 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 61 (3.95%) SharePoint
2 41 (2.66%) IIS
3 35 (2.27%) MS Exchange
4 24 (1.55%) Apache
5 22 (1.42%) CMS
6 14 (0.91%) NetWeaver
6 14 (0.91%) WebSphere
6 14 (0.91%) Lync
7 13 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (0.84%) OpenStack
7 13 (0.84%) SAS
8 10 (0.65%) Tomcat
8 10 (0.65%) nginx
9 9 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2013
10 8 (0.52%) Confluence
10 8 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (0.32%) FileNet
12 5 (0.32%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.19%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 124 (8.03%) MS Excel
2 64 (4.15%) MS Project
3 58 (3.76%) MS Office
4 15 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 11 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.26%) NASTRAN
6 4 (0.26%) CATIA
7 1 (0.065%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.065%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (1.04%) Oracle Applications
2 11 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.52%) BusinessWare
4 5 (0.32%) Misys Midas
4 5 (0.32%) Remedy ITSM
4 5 (0.32%) Magento
5 4 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.19%) Primavera
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.065%) Cognos TM1
7 1 (0.065%) assyst
7 1 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.065%) Shopify
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.065%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.065%) Hyperion Planning
7 1 (0.065%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.065%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 79 (5.12%) SaaS
2 26 (1.68%) Cloud Computing
3 25 (1.62%) Amazon AWS
4 23 (1.49%) PaaS
5 19 (1.23%) IaaS
6 16 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (0.97%) Office 365
8 5 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.19%) Force.com
10 2 (0.13%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.065%) Cloud Coach
11 1 (0.065%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 91 (5.89%) Firewall
2 87 (5.63%) LAN
3 75 (4.86%) WAN
4 72 (4.66%) SAN
5 62 (4.02%) TCP/IP
6 54 (3.50%) DNS
7 51 (3.30%) VoIP
8 47 (3.04%) Internet
9 44 (2.85%) Wireless
10 39 (2.53%) MPLS
11 38 (2.46%) DHCP
12 36 (2.33%) Unified Communications
13 28 (1.81%) LTE
14 26 (1.68%) GSM
15 25 (1.62%) NAS
16 24 (1.55%) VPN
17 17 (1.10%) SMTP
18 16 (1.04%) BIG-IP
18 16 (1.04%) Network Security
19 15 (0.97%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (7.06%) SQL Server
2 31 (2.01%) Big Data
3 29 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (1.75%) MySQL
5 25 (1.62%) Relational Database
6 24 (1.55%) DB2
7 21 (1.36%) Oracle Database
8 18 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 16 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
10 13 (0.84%) SAP HANA
10 13 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
12 9 (0.58%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.52%) Oracle BI EE
13 8 (0.52%) Hadoop
13 8 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 8 (0.52%) RDBMS
13 8 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
14 7 (0.45%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 29 (1.88%) JIRA
2 18 (1.17%) Maven
3 15 (0.97%) Subversion
3 15 (0.97%) Jenkins
4 12 (0.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (0.71%) Git (software)
6 8 (0.52%) Ant
7 7 (0.45%) Visual Studio
7 7 (0.45%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (0.39%) LoadRunner
9 5 (0.32%) Selenium
10 4 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.26%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.19%) CruiseControl
11 3 (0.19%) InstallShield
12 2 (0.13%) JMeter
12 2 (0.13%) NUnit
12 2 (0.13%) Rational Robot
12 2 (0.13%) JUnit
12 2 (0.13%) WebLOAD
General
1 340 (22.02%) Finance
2 123 (7.97%) Banking
3 109 (7.06%) Retail
4 107 (6.93%) Marketing
5 100 (6.48%) Telecoms
6 42 (2.72%) Games
7 30 (1.94%) Publishing
8 27 (1.75%) Front Office
8 27 (1.75%) Back Office
9 23 (1.49%) Manufacturing
10 22 (1.42%) Advertising
11 21 (1.36%) Electronics
12 19 (1.23%) Investment Banking
13 15 (0.97%) Financial Institution
13 15 (0.97%) Legal
14 12 (0.78%) French Language
15 10 (0.65%) Multimedia
15 10 (0.65%) Aerospace
16 9 (0.58%) Law
17 7 (0.45%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (6.99%) .NET
2 73 (4.73%) Web Services
3 71 (4.60%) HTML
4 70 (4.53%) XML
5 36 (2.33%) CSS
6 23 (1.49%) J2EE
7 18 (1.17%) Velocity
8 13 (0.84%) ASP.NET
9 12 (0.78%) Spring
10 10 (0.65%) Middleware
11 9 (0.58%) SOAP
11 9 (0.58%) RESTful
11 9 (0.58%) HTML5
12 8 (0.52%) SAP Basis
13 7 (0.45%) ISPF
13 7 (0.45%) .NET Framework
13 7 (0.45%) XML Schema
13 7 (0.45%) Hibernate
13 7 (0.45%) JSP
13 7 (0.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 141 (9.13%) Analytical Skills
2 132 (8.55%) Data Centre
3 115 (7.45%) Computer Science
4 89 (5.76%) Management Information System
5 51 (3.30%) PMI
6 45 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
7 35 (2.27%) Statistics
8 29 (1.88%) Digital Media
8 29 (1.88%) User Experience
9 20 (1.30%) Mobile App
10 18 (1.17%) iSeries
10 18 (1.17%) BYOD
11 17 (1.10%) Mathematics
12 15 (0.97%) Mainframe
13 14 (0.91%) Social Media
14 13 (0.84%) Handset
15 12 (0.78%) Client/Server
16 10 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 10 (0.65%) GIS
16 10 (0.65%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 208 (13.47%) Windows
2 155 (10.04%) Linux
3 84 (5.44%) UNIX
4 56 (3.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (2.53%) Windows Server 2003
6 31 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 21 (1.36%) Windows 7
9 18 (1.17%) VMS
10 15 (0.97%) Windows 8
11 14 (0.91%) Android
12 9 (0.58%) Mac OS X
13 8 (0.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
14 6 (0.39%) AIX
15 5 (0.32%) Apple iOS
16 3 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.19%) Windows XP
17 2 (0.13%) Solaris
17 2 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
18 1 (0.065%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 567 (36.72%) Project Management
2 484 (31.35%) Agile Software Development
3 272 (17.62%) PRINCE2
4 240 (15.54%) ITIL
5 226 (14.64%) Service Delivery
6 210 (13.60%) Scrum
7 163 (10.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 136 (8.81%) Waterfall
9 122 (7.90%) SDLC
10 108 (6.99%) E-Commerce
11 93 (6.02%) Mentoring
12 85 (5.51%) Change Management
13 80 (5.18%) Continuous Improvement
14 71 (4.60%) Service Management
15 66 (4.27%) CRM
16 56 (3.63%) Migration
16 56 (3.63%) Incident Management
17 55 (3.56%) Product Management
18 53 (3.43%) Coaching
19 50 (3.24%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 184 (11.92%) SQL
2 151 (9.78%) Java
3 63 (4.08%) C#
4 52 (3.37%) JavaScript
5 35 (2.27%) C
6 25 (1.62%) PHP
7 23 (1.49%) C++
7 23 (1.49%) Python
8 14 (0.91%) T-SQL
9 11 (0.71%) PL/SQL
9 11 (0.71%) Shell Script
10 8 (0.52%) XQuery
11 7 (0.45%) PowerShell
11 7 (0.45%) XPath
11 7 (0.45%) VB.NET
11 7 (0.45%) VBA
11 7 (0.45%) Perl
12 5 (0.32%) Ruby
13 4 (0.26%) Embedded C
13 4 (0.26%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 296 (19.17%) Degree
2 82 (5.31%) PMI Certification
3 73 (4.73%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 51 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 46 (2.98%) MCSE
6 45 (2.91%) PMP
7 36 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
8 34 (2.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 30 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
10 29 (1.88%) CCNA
11 25 (1.62%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (1.23%) Security Cleared
13 16 (1.04%) SC Cleared
14 8 (0.52%) MCSA
14 8 (0.52%) CISSP
15 6 (0.39%) DV Cleared
15 6 (0.39%) APMP
16 5 (0.32%) MCP
17 4 (0.26%) ISEB
17 4 (0.26%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 92 (5.96%) SLA
2 67 (4.34%) QA
3 9 (0.58%) MiFID
3 9 (0.58%) EMIR
4 8 (0.52%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.45%) COBIT
6 5 (0.32%) ISO 9000
6 5 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.32%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.13%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.065%) COREP
9 1 (0.065%) FINREP
9 1 (0.065%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.065%) Basel III
9 1 (0.065%) Data Quality
System Software
1 97 (6.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 59 (3.82%) Active Directory
3 42 (2.72%) Hyper-V
4 33 (2.14%) vSphere
5 22 (1.42%) VMware ESX
6 18 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (0.84%) XenApp
8 12 (0.78%) Sendmail
9 10 (0.65%) Postfix
10 5 (0.32%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.26%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.13%) Firmware
12 2 (0.13%) Xen
12 2 (0.13%) XenServer
12 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
12 2 (0.13%) vCloud
12 2 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.065%) Varnish
13 1 (0.065%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 28 (1.81%) SCCM
2 14 (0.91%) SCOM
3 8 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.19%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.19%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.065%) Puppet
6 1 (0.065%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.065%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.065%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.065%) MIIS
6 1 (0.065%) WSUS
6 1 (0.065%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.065%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.065%) Salt
6 1 (0.065%) Mesos
6 1 (0.065%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 249 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 155 (10.04%) VMware
3 117 (7.58%) Oracle
4 56 (3.63%) Citrix
5 55 (3.56%) IBM
6 51 (3.30%) Cisco
7 47 (3.04%) HP
8 34 (2.20%) SAP
9 29 (1.88%) Red Hat
10 28 (1.81%) Avaya
11 24 (1.55%) NetApp
12 20 (1.30%) CheckPoint
12 20 (1.30%) 3PAR
13 19 (1.23%) F5
14 14 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
15 13 (0.84%) Akamai
16 11 (0.71%) EMC
17 10 (0.65%) Google
18 9 (0.58%) Sitecore
19 8 (0.52%) Veeam
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: c£65,000 to £70,000
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Perfect People Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Base salary c£60,000 to £70,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum pension/share schemes +more
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
KDR
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 10% Bonus + Pension
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Gold Group
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 10% bonus and bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum + Commission OTE £66,800+Benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 10% bonus plus bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 22 hours ago
Cheshire
Trolex
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £30,000 to £60,000 per annum Pension, healthcare, child care vouc
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Intelletec
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50,000 - 65,000 + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
NES IT
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
NES IT
Salary: Competitve
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000
Posted: Yesterday