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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 351 324 364
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +40
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 823 983 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.74% 0.82% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.87% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 662 779 599
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,750 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+0.47% +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
104429 113406 103826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.54% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86226 93036 86429
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,000
% 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 1 July 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 1 July 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
England -34 761 £55,000 - 109
London -31 345 £57,500 -4.16% 33
South East +22 205 £55,000 - 27
City of London -13 59 £62,500 - 11
Berkshire -11 55 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Yorkshire +19 43 £50,000 +11.11% 13
East of England -21 40 £48,400 -12.00% 10
West Midlands -34 39 £47,250 -21.25% 9
North West -1 37 £55,000 +14.41% 6
Surrey -6 33 £47,500 +5.55% 6
West Yorkshire +17 29 £65,000 +44.44% 9
Reading -7 28 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Leeds +25 26 £65,000 +44.44% 6
Oxfordshire +27 25 £44,000 - 3
East Sussex +33 24 £51,250 +7.89% 4
Birmingham -32 23 £50,000 -23.07% 4
Scotland +12 22 £55,000 +15.78% 1
South West -51 22 £40,000 -23.80% 5
Hampshire -2 21 £62,500 +13.63% 2
Bedfordshire +19 20 £48,400 -22.56%
Cheshire +5 20 £42,500 -19.04% 2
Edinburgh +21 19 £57,500 +8.49% 1
East Midlands +8 19 £47,500 -13.63% 5
Wales +18 18 £50,000 -33.33%
South Wales - 18 £50,000 -
Oxford +10 15 £32,500 -30.10% 3
Buckinghamshire +6 13 £40,000 -24.88% 1
Manchester -5 13 £57,500 +23.56% 3
West Sussex -9 13 £55,000 -21.42% 5
Hertfordshire -18 13 £52,500 +16.66% 8

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 586 (37.02%) Project Management
2 494 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
3 364 (22.99%) Finance
4 290 (18.32%) PRINCE2
5 263 (16.61%) ITIL
6 249 (15.73%) Degree
7 247 (15.60%) Microsoft
8 245 (15.48%) Service Delivery
9 216 (13.64%) Scrum
10 201 (12.70%) Windows
11 162 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
12 158 (9.98%) SQL
13 156 (9.85%) Java
14 143 (9.03%) Linux
15 141 (8.91%) VMware
16 136 (8.59%) Waterfall
16 136 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
17 131 (8.28%) Data Centre
18 126 (7.96%) MS Excel
19 120 (7.58%) SDLC
20 118 (7.45%) Oracle
21 117 (7.39%) Banking
22 116 (7.33%) .NET
23 115 (7.26%) Marketing
24 113 (7.14%) Retail
25 110 (6.95%) Telecoms
26 108 (6.82%) Computer Science
27 105 (6.63%) E-Commerce
28 99 (6.25%) SQL Server
29 95 (6.00%) PMI Certification

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 56 (3.54%) SharePoint
2 36 (2.27%) IIS
3 31 (1.96%) MS Exchange
4 25 (1.58%) CMS
5 17 (1.07%) NetWeaver
6 16 (1.01%) OpenStack
7 15 (0.95%) Lync
8 14 (0.88%) Tomcat
8 14 (0.88%) WebSphere
9 13 (0.82%) Apache
10 10 (0.63%) SAS
10 10 (0.63%) Umbraco
11 8 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
11 8 (0.51%) WordPress
11 8 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (0.51%) Confluence
11 8 (0.51%) Drupal
12 6 (0.38%) FileNet
12 6 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 126 (7.96%) MS Excel
2 64 (4.04%) MS Project
3 63 (3.98%) MS Office
4 30 (1.90%) MS Visio
5 20 (1.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.32%) FrameMaker
7 2 (0.13%) CATIA
7 2 (0.13%) NASTRAN
7 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.063%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.063%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.063%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.063%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 16 (1.01%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (0.51%) BusinessWare
3 6 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.32%) Magento
5 4 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.25%) Misys Midas
6 3 (0.19%) Primavera
6 3 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.063%) Summit
7 1 (0.063%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.063%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.063%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.063%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.063%) assyst
7 1 (0.063%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.063%) Shopify
7 1 (0.063%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 83 (5.24%) SaaS
2 24 (1.52%) PaaS
3 22 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (1.20%) IaaS
5 15 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
6 14 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (0.82%) Office 365
8 5 (0.32%) GitHub
8 5 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.19%) Force.com
10 2 (0.13%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.063%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.063%) Trello
11 1 (0.063%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.063%) Cloud Coach
11 1 (0.063%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 92 (5.81%) LAN
2 82 (5.18%) WAN
3 80 (5.05%) Firewall
4 64 (4.04%) SAN
5 59 (3.73%) TCP/IP
6 48 (3.03%) Wireless
7 46 (2.91%) VoIP
8 41 (2.59%) Internet
9 39 (2.46%) MPLS
10 37 (2.34%) DNS
11 32 (2.02%) LTE
12 30 (1.90%) Unified Communications
12 30 (1.90%) DHCP
12 30 (1.90%) GSM
13 24 (1.52%) VPN
14 18 (1.14%) NAS
15 17 (1.07%) WCDMA
15 17 (1.07%) 3GPP
16 16 (1.01%) BIG-IP
17 13 (0.82%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 29 (1.83%) Big Data
3 27 (1.71%) MySQL
4 22 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (1.39%) Oracle Database
5 21 (1.33%) Relational Database
6 19 (1.20%) DB2
7 17 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (0.88%) SAP HANA
9 12 (0.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 10 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
11 9 (0.57%) NoSQL
12 8 (0.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (0.44%) RDBMS
13 7 (0.44%) Oracle BI EE
13 7 (0.44%) Oracle ODI
14 6 (0.38%) SAP BW
14 6 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
14 6 (0.38%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 35 (2.21%) JIRA
2 18 (1.14%) Subversion
3 17 (1.07%) Maven
3 17 (1.07%) Jenkins
4 12 (0.76%) Git (software)
5 11 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (0.44%) Ant
6 7 (0.44%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.38%) Selenium
8 4 (0.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.25%) HP UFT
9 3 (0.19%) LoadRunner
9 3 (0.19%) InstallShield
9 3 (0.19%) CruiseControl
9 3 (0.19%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.13%) Axure RP
10 2 (0.13%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.13%) Hudson
10 2 (0.13%) SpecFlow
11 1 (0.063%) Oracle Forms
General
1 364 (22.99%) Finance
2 117 (7.39%) Banking
3 115 (7.26%) Marketing
4 113 (7.14%) Retail
5 110 (6.95%) Telecoms
6 40 (2.53%) Manufacturing
7 37 (2.34%) Games
8 35 (2.21%) Publishing
9 28 (1.77%) Back Office
10 22 (1.39%) Electronics
10 22 (1.39%) Advertising
11 21 (1.33%) Investment Banking
12 20 (1.26%) Front Office
13 19 (1.20%) Legal
14 15 (0.95%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.69%) Law
16 10 (0.63%) Billing
17 9 (0.57%) French Language
18 6 (0.38%) Corporate Banking
19 4 (0.25%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (7.33%) .NET
2 70 (4.42%) Web Services
3 65 (4.11%) XML
4 62 (3.92%) HTML
5 29 (1.83%) CSS
6 21 (1.33%) J2EE
7 19 (1.20%) Velocity
8 16 (1.01%) Spring
9 15 (0.95%) SAP Basis
10 13 (0.82%) ASP.NET
11 10 (0.63%) .NET Framework
12 9 (0.57%) SOAP
12 9 (0.57%) jQuery
12 9 (0.57%) RESTful
13 8 (0.51%) Hibernate
14 7 (0.44%) ISPF
14 7 (0.44%) XML Schema
14 7 (0.44%) JSP
15 6 (0.38%) Middleware
15 6 (0.38%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 136 (8.59%) Analytical Skills
2 131 (8.28%) Data Centre
3 108 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 84 (5.31%) Management Information System
5 57 (3.60%) PMI
6 43 (2.72%) Statistics
7 42 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
8 28 (1.77%) Digital Media
9 25 (1.58%) User Experience
10 22 (1.39%) Mainframe
11 20 (1.26%) Social Media
12 18 (1.14%) Mathematics
13 17 (1.07%) Handset
14 16 (1.01%) Life Science
14 16 (1.01%) Mobile App
15 14 (0.88%) iSeries
15 14 (0.88%) BYOD
16 11 (0.69%) Client/Server
17 10 (0.63%) GIS
17 10 (0.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 201 (12.70%) Windows
2 143 (9.03%) Linux
3 64 (4.04%) UNIX
4 52 (3.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 38 (2.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 33 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 26 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (1.07%) Windows 7
9 14 (0.88%) Android
9 14 (0.88%) VMS
10 13 (0.82%) Windows 8
11 10 (0.63%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 6 (0.38%) AIX
14 4 (0.25%) Apple iOS
15 3 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.19%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.13%) Solaris
16 2 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.063%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 586 (37.02%) Project Management
2 494 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
3 290 (18.32%) PRINCE2
4 263 (16.61%) ITIL
5 245 (15.48%) Service Delivery
6 216 (13.64%) Scrum
7 162 (10.23%) Stakeholder Management
8 136 (8.59%) Waterfall
9 120 (7.58%) SDLC
10 105 (6.63%) E-Commerce
11 84 (5.31%) Change Management
11 84 (5.31%) Service Management
12 81 (5.12%) Mentoring
13 77 (4.86%) Continuous Improvement
14 66 (4.17%) CRM
15 58 (3.66%) Line Management
16 57 (3.60%) Product Management
17 56 (3.54%) Coaching
18 53 (3.35%) Incident Management
19 49 (3.10%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 158 (9.98%) SQL
2 156 (9.85%) Java
3 58 (3.66%) C#
4 41 (2.59%) JavaScript
5 37 (2.34%) C
6 28 (1.77%) PHP
7 21 (1.33%) C++
8 15 (0.95%) T-SQL
9 14 (0.88%) Python
10 12 (0.76%) Shell Script
10 12 (0.76%) PL/SQL
11 8 (0.51%) Perl
11 8 (0.51%) XQuery
12 7 (0.44%) XPath
13 6 (0.38%) Ruby
13 6 (0.38%) VBA
14 4 (0.25%) ABAP
14 4 (0.25%) Embedded C
14 4 (0.25%) Embedded C++
14 4 (0.25%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 249 (15.73%) Degree
2 95 (6.00%) PMI Certification
3 73 (4.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 54 (3.41%) PMP
5 48 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 42 (2.65%) MCSE
7 40 (2.53%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 39 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
9 37 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
10 32 (2.02%) CCNA
11 24 (1.52%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 19 (1.20%) Security Cleared
13 14 (0.88%) SC Cleared
14 12 (0.76%) CISSP
15 11 (0.69%) CCNP
16 7 (0.44%) MCSA
17 6 (0.38%) CISM
17 6 (0.38%) GPEN
18 5 (0.32%) MCITP
18 5 (0.32%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (5.94%) SLA
2 61 (3.85%) QA
3 11 (0.69%) ISO 9001
4 10 (0.63%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.57%) MiFID
5 9 (0.57%) EMIR
6 8 (0.51%) COBIT
7 5 (0.32%) ISO 9000
8 3 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
9 2 (0.13%) PMBOK
9 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.063%) Basel III
10 1 (0.063%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.063%) COREP
10 1 (0.063%) FINREP
10 1 (0.063%) CRD IV
System Software
1 91 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 58 (3.66%) Active Directory
3 38 (2.40%) Hyper-V
4 29 (1.83%) vSphere
5 16 (1.01%) XenApp
6 13 (0.82%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.38%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.25%) Firmware
8 4 (0.25%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.13%) Xen
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 2 (0.13%) Sendmail
9 2 (0.13%) XenServer
9 2 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.13%) vCloud
10 1 (0.063%) KVM
10 1 (0.063%) Varnish
10 1 (0.063%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (1.64%) SCCM
2 17 (1.07%) SCOM
3 8 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (0.32%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.25%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (0.25%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.19%) WSUS
6 3 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.13%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.13%) Zenoss
7 2 (0.13%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.063%) Puppet
8 1 (0.063%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.063%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.063%) MIIS
8 1 (0.063%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.063%) Salt
8 1 (0.063%) Mesos
8 1 (0.063%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 247 (15.60%) Microsoft
2 141 (8.91%) VMware
3 118 (7.45%) Oracle
4 57 (3.60%) Citrix
5 56 (3.54%) Cisco
6 53 (3.35%) IBM
7 50 (3.16%) HP
8 38 (2.40%) Red Hat
9 35 (2.21%) SAP
10 24 (1.52%) Avaya
11 23 (1.45%) NetApp
12 20 (1.26%) CheckPoint
13 19 (1.20%) F5
14 15 (0.95%) 3PAR
15 14 (0.88%) EMC
16 13 (0.82%) Sitecore
16 13 (0.82%) Google
17 11 (0.69%) Veeam
17 11 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
17 11 (0.69%) Akamai
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