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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 374 365 372
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 771 784 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.71% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.75% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 613 608 599
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.99%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,950 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,663
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +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
107809 104785 105042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.70% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89260 86303 89863
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 £26,500 £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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -18 720 £55,000 - 82
London -11 368 £57,500 - 39
South East +7 175 £55,000 - 12
City of London +23 77 £62,500 -3.84% 15
East of England -24 66 £58,750 +11.90% 12
Berkshire +42 62 £57,500 -11.53% 5
Scotland +20 32 £49,000 -2.00% 1
West Midlands +16 30 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Surrey -8 30 £57,500 +4.54% 3
Hertfordshire -9 30 £57,500 +27.77% 5
Reading +20 29 £52,500 -19.23% 2
Yorkshire -31 28 £45,000 -25.00% 5
Oxfordshire +30 27 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -12 27 £55,000 -18.51% 6
Birmingham +3 24 £56,250 +21.62%
Hampshire -12 24 £40,000 -27.27% 1
North West -47 21 £42,500 +8.97% 3
South West -25 19 £48,750 +21.87% 6
West Yorkshire -24 18 £45,000 -28.85% 3
Leeds -17 16 £47,500 -19.49% 3
Cambridge -23 15 £55,000 -24.13% 4
Edinburgh +8 14 £47,500 +5.55% 1
East Sussex -2 14 £47,500 -5.00%
Bristol +10 12 £55,000 +46.66% 2
North East -3 12 £57,500 - 1
Tyne and Wear -4 12 £57,500 -
Newbury +18 11 £65,000 +85.71%
Buckinghamshire +9 10 £67,500 -10.00% 1
Essex -1 9 £72,500 +61.11%
East Midlands -11 9 £55,000 +15.78% 1

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 559 (33.55%) Project Management
2 482 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
3 460 (27.61%) Finance
4 315 (18.91%) ITIL
5 289 (17.35%) PRINCE2
6 284 (17.05%) Windows
7 252 (15.13%) Microsoft
8 230 (13.81%) Scrum
9 215 (12.91%) SQL
10 179 (10.74%) Service Delivery
11 176 (10.56%) Degree
12 165 (9.90%) VMware
13 158 (9.48%) Java
14 153 (9.18%) Oracle
15 150 (9.00%) Telecoms
16 149 (8.94%) .NET
17 148 (8.88%) SQL Server
18 130 (7.80%) Linux
18 130 (7.80%) Marketing
18 130 (7.80%) Waterfall
19 127 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
20 126 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
21 123 (7.38%) HTML
22 112 (6.72%) MS Excel
23 103 (6.18%) JavaScript
24 99 (5.94%) Banking
25 97 (5.82%) Cisco
26 96 (5.76%) User Experience
27 95 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
28 93 (5.58%) Citrix

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 58 (3.48%) CMS
2 55 (3.30%) SharePoint
3 53 (3.18%) MS Exchange
4 45 (2.70%) IIS
5 39 (2.34%) Apache
6 31 (1.86%) Exchange Server 2010
7 22 (1.32%) Tomcat
8 19 (1.14%) Lync
9 18 (1.08%) WebLogic
9 18 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2007
10 14 (0.84%) SAS
11 12 (0.72%) JBoss
12 11 (0.66%) WebSphere
13 10 (0.60%) Alfresco
13 10 (0.60%) Escenic
14 9 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
14 9 (0.54%) nginx
14 9 (0.54%) IBM HTTP Server
15 8 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
16 7 (0.42%) OpenStack
Applications
1 112 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 72 (4.32%) MS Project
3 60 (3.60%) MS Office
4 12 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.48%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.42%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.18%) Mingle
7 3 (0.18%) PowerPivot
8 2 (0.12%) S-PLUS
9 1 (0.060%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 15 (0.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.78%) Google Analytics
3 10 (0.60%) 3000 Xtra
3 10 (0.60%) Bloomberg TOMS
3 10 (0.60%) Eikon
3 10 (0.60%) Summit
3 10 (0.60%) Front Arena
3 10 (0.60%) RMDS
4 7 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.24%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (0.24%) SAP SRM
6 3 (0.18%) Agresso
6 3 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.12%) AquaLogic BPM
7 2 (0.12%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.12%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (0.12%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.12%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 70 (4.20%) SaaS
2 54 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (3.00%) Office 365
4 20 (1.20%) Basecamp
5 18 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
6 15 (0.90%) PaaS
7 14 (0.84%) IaaS
8 12 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
9 7 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.18%) Google Apps
11 2 (0.12%) GitHub
12 1 (0.060%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 92 (5.52%) LAN
2 90 (5.40%) Firewall
3 85 (5.10%) SAN
4 75 (4.50%) WAN
5 66 (3.96%) TCP/IP
6 51 (3.06%) DNS
7 43 (2.58%) Internet
8 38 (2.28%) Wireless
9 32 (1.92%) Unified Communications
10 28 (1.68%) VPN
11 27 (1.62%) MPLS
12 24 (1.44%) FTP
13 23 (1.38%) DHCP
13 23 (1.38%) Fibre Channel
14 21 (1.26%) Ethernet
14 21 (1.26%) VoIP
14 21 (1.26%) Cisco Nexus
15 19 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
16 18 (1.08%) NAS
16 18 (1.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (8.88%) SQL Server
2 46 (2.76%) MySQL
3 30 (1.80%) Relational Database
4 25 (1.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 19 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
6 18 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
7 14 (0.84%) Hadoop
7 14 (0.84%) Big Data
8 13 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 12 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
9 12 (0.72%) RDBMS
9 12 (0.72%) DB2
9 12 (0.72%) Oracle Database
10 11 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (0.48%) Base SAS
12 7 (0.42%) NoSQL
12 7 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (0.36%) MongoDB
14 5 (0.30%) Oracle BI EE
14 5 (0.30%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 53 (3.18%) JIRA
2 22 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (1.26%) Subversion
4 19 (1.14%) Jenkins
5 13 (0.78%) Maven
5 13 (0.78%) Selenium
6 12 (0.72%) Git (software)
7 11 (0.66%) Hudson
8 10 (0.60%) Oracle Forms
9 9 (0.54%) Ant
10 8 (0.48%) CruiseControl
11 6 (0.36%) NUnit
11 6 (0.36%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.36%) QuickTest Pro
11 6 (0.36%) LoadRunner
12 5 (0.30%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.24%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.24%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.24%) Calabash
14 3 (0.18%) LoadUI
General
1 460 (27.61%) Finance
2 150 (9.00%) Telecoms
3 130 (7.80%) Marketing
4 99 (5.94%) Banking
5 77 (4.62%) Retail
6 46 (2.76%) Advertising
7 33 (1.98%) Manufacturing
8 29 (1.74%) Publishing
9 27 (1.62%) Investment Banking
10 25 (1.50%) Law
11 24 (1.44%) Games
12 23 (1.38%) Billing
13 20 (1.20%) Legal
14 19 (1.14%) French Language
15 14 (0.84%) Front Office
16 12 (0.72%) Electronics
17 11 (0.66%) Automotive
17 11 (0.66%) German Language
18 9 (0.54%) Italian Language
18 9 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (8.94%) .NET
2 123 (7.38%) HTML
3 89 (5.34%) XML
4 84 (5.04%) CSS
5 48 (2.88%) HTML5
6 41 (2.46%) Middleware
7 36 (2.16%) ASP.NET
8 33 (1.98%) Web Services
9 31 (1.86%) J2EE
10 19 (1.14%) JSP
10 19 (1.14%) REST
10 19 (1.14%) .NET Framework
11 18 (1.08%) JSON
11 18 (1.08%) jQuery
12 15 (0.90%) DHTML
13 14 (0.84%) XSLT
13 14 (0.84%) SOAP
13 14 (0.84%) CSS3
14 12 (0.72%) WCF
15 11 (0.66%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 127 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (5.76%) User Experience
3 84 (5.04%) Management Information System
4 75 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
5 56 (3.36%) Computer Science
6 47 (2.82%) Mobile App
7 32 (1.92%) Digital Media
8 28 (1.68%) Social Media
9 27 (1.62%) Open Source
10 22 (1.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 21 (1.26%) Tandem
12 18 (1.08%) Statistics
13 17 (1.02%) E-Learning
14 16 (0.96%) Blackberry
15 15 (0.90%) Mathematics
16 14 (0.84%) GIS
17 13 (0.78%) Mainframe
17 13 (0.78%) PMI
17 13 (0.78%) CLARiiON
18 12 (0.72%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 284 (17.05%) Windows
2 130 (7.80%) Linux
3 72 (4.32%) UNIX
4 62 (3.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 54 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
6 44 (2.64%) Windows Phone
7 41 (2.46%) Windows Phone 8
8 35 (2.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 24 (1.44%) Solaris
10 23 (1.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 16 (0.96%) Android
12 15 (0.90%) Apple iOS
13 13 (0.78%) Windows 8
13 13 (0.78%) Windows XP
14 11 (0.66%) Windows 7
15 8 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
16 7 (0.42%) HPUX
17 6 (0.36%) Windows 2000
17 6 (0.36%) FreeBSD
18 5 (0.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 559 (33.55%) Project Management
2 482 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
3 315 (18.91%) ITIL
4 289 (17.35%) PRINCE2
5 230 (13.81%) Scrum
6 179 (10.74%) Service Delivery
7 130 (7.80%) Waterfall
8 126 (7.56%) Stakeholder Management
9 92 (5.52%) E-Commerce
10 84 (5.04%) CRM
11 82 (4.92%) Mentoring
12 81 (4.86%) Service Management
13 69 (4.14%) Continuous Improvement
14 68 (4.08%) Analytics
15 66 (3.96%) Line Management
16 61 (3.66%) People Management
16 61 (3.66%) Migration
17 60 (3.60%) Business Analysis
18 54 (3.24%) TDD
19 53 (3.18%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 215 (12.91%) SQL
2 158 (9.48%) Java
3 103 (6.18%) JavaScript
4 83 (4.98%) C#
5 38 (2.28%) PHP
6 34 (2.04%) Python
7 28 (1.68%) C
7 28 (1.68%) T-SQL
8 21 (1.26%) C++
9 16 (0.96%) Perl
9 16 (0.96%) PL/SQL
9 16 (0.96%) Ruby
10 14 (0.84%) Groovy
11 13 (0.78%) VB.NET
12 12 (0.72%) Shell Script
13 10 (0.60%) Scala
13 10 (0.60%) Bash Shell
14 8 (0.48%) VB
15 7 (0.42%) VBScript
16 6 (0.36%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 176 (10.56%) Degree
2 89 (5.34%) ITIL Certification
3 60 (3.60%) PMI Certification
4 50 (3.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 49 (2.94%) PMP
6 40 (2.40%) Security Cleared
7 36 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 31 (1.86%) Cisco Certification
8 31 (1.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 31 (1.86%) SC Cleared
9 26 (1.56%) MCSE
9 26 (1.56%) CCNA
10 23 (1.38%) ISEB
11 21 (1.26%) DV Cleared
12 19 (1.14%) APMP
13 18 (1.08%) CCNP
14 14 (0.84%) ISEB Practitioner
15 13 (0.78%) CISSP
16 12 (0.72%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 11 (0.66%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 86 (5.16%) SLA
2 84 (5.04%) QA
3 14 (0.84%) COBIT
4 8 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.30%) ISO 9001
6 4 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.12%) COREP
7 2 (0.12%) FINREP
7 2 (0.12%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.12%) SNOMED CT
7 2 (0.12%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.12%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.060%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.060%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.060%) MiFID
System Software
1 95 (5.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 69 (4.14%) Active Directory
3 49 (2.94%) Hyper-V
4 24 (1.44%) vSphere
5 21 (1.26%) XenApp
6 15 (0.90%) VMware ESX
7 12 (0.72%) UAG
7 12 (0.72%) EMC RecoverPoint
8 11 (0.66%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.54%) XenDesktop
10 8 (0.48%) Postfix
10 8 (0.48%) Sendmail
11 4 (0.24%) XenServer
11 4 (0.24%) HDFS
12 2 (0.12%) vCloud
12 2 (0.12%) ISA Server
12 2 (0.12%) Xen
13 1 (0.060%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.060%) Firmware
13 1 (0.060%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 26 (1.56%) SCCM
2 15 (0.90%) SCOM
3 12 (0.72%) EMC NetWorker
4 9 (0.54%) NetBackup
5 8 (0.48%) Backup Exec
6 7 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 5 (0.30%) Puppet
7 5 (0.30%) Cisco CUCM
8 4 (0.24%) OpenView
9 3 (0.18%) ServiceCenter
9 3 (0.18%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
9 3 (0.18%) SCOrch
9 3 (0.18%) WSUS
10 2 (0.12%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.12%) Legato
11 1 (0.060%) Foglight
11 1 (0.060%) Nessus
11 1 (0.060%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 252 (15.13%) Microsoft
2 165 (9.90%) VMware
3 153 (9.18%) Oracle
4 97 (5.82%) Cisco
5 93 (5.58%) Citrix
6 43 (2.58%) Juniper
7 41 (2.46%) NetApp
8 34 (2.04%) HP
9 32 (1.92%) IBM
9 32 (1.92%) Google
10 30 (1.80%) EMC
11 23 (1.38%) SAP
12 20 (1.20%) Red Hat
12 20 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
13 18 (1.08%) Avaya
13 18 (1.08%) Adobe
14 16 (0.96%) SunGard
14 16 (0.96%) CheckPoint
14 16 (0.96%) F5
15 13 (0.78%) Business Objects
Bristol, Avon
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum (negotiable) or equivalent
Posted: 23 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum (negotiable) or equivalent
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
techfolk Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum (negotiable) or equivalent
Posted: 23 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: DOE plus benefits & travel expenses
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: £55k DoE + top benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum plus an outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TRG
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertford, Hertfordshire
ETS Technical Selection Ltd
Salary: £75000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Ware, Hertfordshire
Deanslist Limited
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £900000 per annum + + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Morgan Law
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago