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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 403 359 372
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +13
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 701 862 716
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.63% 0.74% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.79% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 550 659 577
Average salary £54,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £76,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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
104155 109749 101582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.18% 94.52% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 86857 88754 84247
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -35 665 £54,000 -1.81% 77
London -82 262 £60,000 -4.00% 31
South East +22 187 £55,000 +10.00% 16
Yorkshire +42 60 £42,500 -3.40% 7
East of England -1 53 £53,000 +11.57% 8
Berkshire +9 49 £57,500 -6.50% 3
City of London -36 44 £67,250 +3.46% 5
West Yorkshire +36 41 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Leeds +33 37 £50,000 +11.11% 2
West Midlands -2 34 £50,000 - 4
North West -15 31 £53,750 +19.44% 3
Surrey +3 30 £65,000 +18.18% 1
South West -42 25 £42,500 -22.72% 4
North Yorkshire +17 22 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Hampshire +15 21 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Birmingham +7 21 £50,000 -11.11% 3
West Sussex +11 19 £56,750 -17.45% 1
Buckinghamshire +1 19 £37,500 - 1
East Midlands -7 19 £37,500 -25.00% 4
Cambridgeshire +27 18 £53,000 -3.63% 4
East Sussex +24 18 £33,750 -3.57% 3
Reading -6 18 £60,000 -2.43% 1
Bedfordshire +18 17 £48,400 +29.06%
Manchester -6 17 £57,500 +35.29% 3
Harrogate -9 16 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Brighton +27 15 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Oxfordshire +6 15 £44,000 +18.91% 2
Cheshire 0 14 £37,750 -26.34%
South Wales +1 12 £50,000 +11.11%
Wales -2 12 £50,000 -33.33%

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 576 (37.38%) Project Management
2 456 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
3 346 (22.45%) Finance
4 295 (19.14%) PRINCE2
5 264 (17.13%) ITIL
6 237 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 212 (13.76%) Service Delivery
8 197 (12.78%) Degree
9 196 (12.72%) Scrum
10 169 (10.97%) Windows
11 165 (10.71%) Java
12 155 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
13 139 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
14 132 (8.57%) Marketing
15 131 (8.50%) VMware
16 124 (8.05%) .NET
17 123 (7.98%) Oracle
18 119 (7.72%) SQL
19 114 (7.40%) Waterfall
19 114 (7.40%) Data Centre
20 112 (7.27%) Linux
21 109 (7.07%) MS Excel
21 109 (7.07%) SDLC
22 106 (6.88%) E-Commerce
22 106 (6.88%) Telecoms
23 92 (5.97%) Retail
23 92 (5.97%) SQL Server
24 91 (5.91%) PMI Certification
25 89 (5.78%) HTML
25 89 (5.78%) LAN

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 51 (3.31%) SharePoint
2 29 (1.88%) CMS
3 23 (1.49%) IIS
4 22 (1.43%) MS Exchange
5 18 (1.17%) Lync
6 17 (1.10%) OpenStack
7 16 (1.04%) Tomcat
8 13 (0.84%) NetWeaver
9 12 (0.78%) SAS
10 11 (0.71%) WebSphere
10 11 (0.71%) WordPress
11 10 (0.65%) Drupal
11 10 (0.65%) Umbraco
12 9 (0.58%) Apache
13 6 (0.39%) FileNet
14 5 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
15 4 (0.26%) Confluence
15 4 (0.26%) Documentum
16 3 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
16 3 (0.19%) Node.js
Applications
1 109 (7.07%) MS Excel
2 61 (3.96%) MS Project
3 58 (3.76%) MS Office
4 42 (2.73%) MS Visio
5 17 (1.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 12 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.32%) FrameMaker
8 4 (0.26%) AutoCAD
9 2 (0.13%) SOLIDWORKS
10 1 (0.065%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.065%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 14 (0.91%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (0.52%) BusinessWare
3 7 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.32%) Summit
5 4 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.26%) Primavera
6 3 (0.19%) SAP MDM
6 3 (0.19%) Magento
6 3 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.065%) assyst
8 1 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.065%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.065%) Misys Midas
8 1 (0.065%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.065%) Eagle PACE
8 1 (0.065%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 88 (5.71%) SaaS
2 23 (1.49%) PaaS
3 20 (1.30%) IaaS
4 19 (1.23%) Cloud Computing
5 16 (1.04%) Office 365
6 9 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
7 7 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
8 5 (0.32%) GitHub
9 4 (0.26%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.065%) Trello
10 1 (0.065%) Google Drive
10 1 (0.065%) Cloud Coach
10 1 (0.065%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.065%) IBM PureFlex
Communications & Networking
1 89 (5.78%) LAN
2 88 (5.71%) WAN
3 83 (5.39%) Firewall
4 59 (3.83%) SAN
5 49 (3.18%) Wireless
6 47 (3.05%) TCP/IP
7 41 (2.66%) Internet
8 37 (2.40%) MPLS
9 34 (2.21%) Unified Communications
10 32 (2.08%) VoIP
11 30 (1.95%) LTE
12 29 (1.88%) DNS
13 27 (1.75%) VPN
14 26 (1.69%) GSM
15 25 (1.62%) DHCP
16 18 (1.17%) 3GPP
16 18 (1.17%) WCDMA
16 18 (1.17%) NAS
17 14 (0.91%) Intranet
17 14 (0.91%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (5.97%) SQL Server
2 34 (2.21%) MySQL
3 33 (2.14%) Big Data
4 29 (1.88%) Data Warehouse
5 27 (1.75%) Oracle Database
6 23 (1.49%) Relational Database
7 19 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (0.97%) Oracle Reports
9 11 (0.71%) DB2
9 11 (0.71%) RDBMS
9 11 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
10 10 (0.65%) SAP BW
10 10 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
11 9 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 9 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (0.58%) SAP HANA
11 9 (0.58%) Oracle ODI
12 7 (0.45%) SAP Data Services
12 7 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 33 (2.14%) JIRA
2 12 (0.78%) Maven
3 11 (0.71%) Subversion
4 8 (0.52%) Jenkins
4 8 (0.52%) Selenium
4 8 (0.52%) Git (software)
5 6 (0.39%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.32%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.13%) Axure RP
7 2 (0.13%) Cucumber
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (0.13%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.13%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.13%) Ant
7 2 (0.13%) JUnit
8 1 (0.065%) Toad
8 1 (0.065%) TestDirector
8 1 (0.065%) HP UFT
8 1 (0.065%) ERwin
General
1 346 (22.45%) Finance
2 132 (8.57%) Marketing
3 106 (6.88%) Telecoms
4 92 (5.97%) Retail
5 75 (4.87%) Banking
6 37 (2.40%) Publishing
7 35 (2.27%) Games
7 35 (2.27%) Manufacturing
8 26 (1.69%) Advertising
8 26 (1.69%) Back Office
9 25 (1.62%) Electronics
10 20 (1.30%) Legal
11 15 (0.97%) Law
11 15 (0.97%) Investment Banking
12 11 (0.71%) Billing
13 8 (0.52%) French Language
13 8 (0.52%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.52%) Front Office
14 5 (0.32%) Automotive
15 3 (0.19%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (8.05%) .NET
2 89 (5.78%) HTML
3 84 (5.45%) Web Services
4 70 (4.54%) XML
5 43 (2.79%) CSS
6 27 (1.75%) Velocity
7 22 (1.43%) Spring
8 20 (1.30%) J2EE
8 20 (1.30%) jQuery
9 17 (1.10%) RESTful
9 17 (1.10%) SAP Basis
10 16 (1.04%) .NET Framework
11 15 (0.97%) ASP.NET
12 14 (0.91%) WCF
13 13 (0.84%) SOAP
14 10 (0.65%) Hibernate
15 9 (0.58%) Lucene
15 9 (0.58%) Entity Framework
16 8 (0.52%) LAMP
17 7 (0.45%) Web Dynpro
Miscellaneous
1 139 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 114 (7.40%) Data Centre
3 80 (5.19%) Computer Science
4 78 (5.06%) Management Information System
5 59 (3.83%) PMI
6 38 (2.47%) Statistics
7 35 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
8 28 (1.82%) User Experience
9 27 (1.75%) Digital Media
10 21 (1.36%) Social Media
11 20 (1.30%) Mathematics
12 19 (1.23%) Handset
12 19 (1.23%) Data Structures
13 17 (1.10%) Blog
14 14 (0.91%) Life Science
14 14 (0.91%) Mobile App
14 14 (0.91%) Mainframe
15 12 (0.78%) GIS
16 11 (0.71%) Data Integration
17 9 (0.58%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 169 (10.97%) Windows
2 112 (7.27%) Linux
3 51 (3.31%) UNIX
4 49 (3.18%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (2.21%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 16 (1.04%) Android
9 15 (0.97%) Windows 7
10 11 (0.71%) Windows 8
11 10 (0.65%) Apple iOS
12 8 (0.52%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 8 (0.52%) VMS
13 6 (0.39%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.32%) AIX
15 3 (0.19%) Windows XP
15 3 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
16 2 (0.13%) Solaris
16 2 (0.13%) SUSE
17 1 (0.065%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 576 (37.38%) Project Management
2 456 (29.59%) Agile Software Development
3 295 (19.14%) PRINCE2
4 264 (17.13%) ITIL
5 212 (13.76%) Service Delivery
6 196 (12.72%) Scrum
7 155 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 114 (7.40%) Waterfall
9 109 (7.07%) SDLC
10 106 (6.88%) E-Commerce
11 86 (5.58%) Mentoring
12 81 (5.26%) Change Management
13 75 (4.87%) Service Management
13 75 (4.87%) Line Management
14 64 (4.15%) Continuous Improvement
15 60 (3.89%) SOA
16 58 (3.76%) Product Management
17 55 (3.57%) CRM
18 50 (3.24%) Programme Management
19 49 (3.18%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 165 (10.71%) Java
2 119 (7.72%) SQL
3 58 (3.76%) JavaScript
3 58 (3.76%) C#
4 36 (2.34%) PHP
5 27 (1.75%) C
6 24 (1.56%) C++
7 19 (1.23%) T-SQL
8 14 (0.91%) Python
9 11 (0.71%) PL/SQL
10 10 (0.65%) Ruby
11 9 (0.58%) Shell Script
12 7 (0.45%) XPath
12 7 (0.45%) XQuery
12 7 (0.45%) ABAP
13 5 (0.32%) Perl
14 4 (0.26%) VBA
14 4 (0.26%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.13%) VBScript
15 2 (0.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 197 (12.78%) Degree
2 91 (5.91%) PMI Certification
3 74 (4.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 50 (3.24%) ITIL Certification
5 49 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 46 (2.99%) PMP
7 45 (2.92%) Cisco Certification
8 42 (2.73%) MCSE
9 37 (2.40%) CCNA
10 29 (1.88%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 23 (1.49%) Security Cleared
12 22 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 19 (1.23%) SC Cleared
14 18 (1.17%) CCNP
15 10 (0.65%) APMP
16 9 (0.58%) CISSP
17 7 (0.45%) ISEB
17 7 (0.45%) MCITP
18 6 (0.39%) CCVP
18 6 (0.39%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (5.78%) SLA
2 72 (4.67%) QA
3 13 (0.84%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.58%) COBIT
5 8 (0.52%) MiFID
5 8 (0.52%) EMIR
6 7 (0.45%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.26%) ISO 9000
8 2 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.13%) PMBOK
9 1 (0.065%) Data Quality
System Software
1 72 (4.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (4.15%) Active Directory
3 36 (2.34%) Hyper-V
4 22 (1.43%) vSphere
5 10 (0.65%) XenApp
6 9 (0.58%) VMware ESX
7 6 (0.39%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (0.13%) Firmware
8 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.065%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
9 1 (0.065%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.065%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.065%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.065%) KVM
9 1 (0.065%) Docker
Systems Management
1 27 (1.75%) SCCM
2 16 (1.04%) SCOM
3 8 (0.52%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (0.39%) Cisco UCCX
6 5 (0.32%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.32%) Backup Exec
7 4 (0.26%) Nessus
7 4 (0.26%) Nmap
7 4 (0.26%) Cisco UCCE
7 4 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
8 3 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.13%) Puppet
9 2 (0.13%) Zenoss
9 2 (0.13%) WhatsUp Gold
9 2 (0.13%) WSUS
10 1 (0.065%) ARCserve
10 1 (0.065%) TeamSite
10 1 (0.065%) Tivoli
10 1 (0.065%) MIIS
Vendors
1 237 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 131 (8.50%) VMware
3 123 (7.98%) Oracle
4 55 (3.57%) Cisco
5 53 (3.44%) IBM
6 50 (3.24%) HP
7 49 (3.18%) Citrix
8 38 (2.47%) SAP
9 37 (2.40%) Red Hat
10 20 (1.30%) F5
11 19 (1.23%) NetApp
11 19 (1.23%) Google
12 17 (1.10%) CheckPoint
13 16 (1.04%) EMC
14 14 (0.91%) Veeam
15 12 (0.78%) Avaya
15 12 (0.78%) Progress
16 11 (0.71%) Akamai
16 11 (0.71%) Tableau
17 10 (0.65%) Sitecore
Bristol, Avon
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Various flexible benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Search Consultancy
Posted: 9 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum + package
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
The People Network
Salary: £110000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
South East
Lewis Paige
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: 75-90K (Plus excellent Package!!)
Posted: 13 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £65k - 85k per year + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Purple Consultancy
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warwickshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £55000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ninesharp
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + 36 days holiday, training, pension
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Experis IT
Salary: Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 60k per year + extensive benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
UK
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday