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

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 394 331 378
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 722 959 736
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.82% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.87% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 584 774 580
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,800 £40,000 £35,700
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £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
103461 110803 102664
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.34% 94.52% 94.34%
Number of salaries quoted 85580 90507 85036
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 £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 29 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 29 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 -68 670 £55,000 - 101
London -90 278 £60,000 -4.00% 33
South East +18 174 £55,000 +10.00% 17
City of London -27 55 £68,500 +5.38% 5
Yorkshire +24 51 £47,500 +5.55% 14
Berkshire -6 41 £55,000 +10.00% 1
West Midlands -18 41 £47,500 -9.52% 6
East of England -32 39 £52,500 -4.54% 13
North West +1 35 £55,000 +18.91% 6
West Yorkshire +21 33 £52,500 +16.66% 7
Leeds +17 29 £51,250 +13.88% 5
Surrey -11 28 £65,000 +30.00% 3
South West -48 28 £45,000 -18.18% 6
Reading +4 25 £60,000 +20.00%
Birmingham -10 25 £50,000 -21.56% 2
Hampshire +3 22 £62,500 +56.25% 2
East Sussex +26 20 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Oxfordshire +25 20 £44,000 +18.91%
Cheshire +10 18 £42,500 -19.04% 1
East Midlands -7 18 £47,500 -9.52% 6
Wales +11 17 £50,000 -33.33% 2
Bedfordshire +11 17 £48,400 -22.56% 2
South Wales - 17 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire +8 16 £35,000 +16.66% 6
Manchester +2 16 £57,500 +27.77% 4
Buckinghamshire +6 15 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Farnborough -10 12 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Brighton +23 11 £35,000 -17.64% 5
Cambridgeshire 0 11 £53,000 -3.63% 3
Oxford +6 10 £32,500 -14.47%

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 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 (37.52%) Project Management
2 478 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
3 360 (23.05%) Finance
4 306 (19.59%) PRINCE2
5 263 (16.84%) ITIL
6 241 (15.43%) Microsoft
7 234 (14.98%) Service Delivery
8 227 (14.53%) Degree
9 200 (12.80%) Scrum
10 183 (11.72%) Windows
11 166 (10.63%) Stakeholder Management
12 156 (9.99%) Java
13 142 (9.09%) SQL
14 135 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
15 134 (8.58%) Linux
16 133 (8.51%) VMware
17 127 (8.13%) Data Centre
18 126 (8.07%) Marketing
19 122 (7.81%) MS Excel
19 122 (7.81%) Waterfall
20 118 (7.55%) Oracle
21 116 (7.43%) .NET
22 113 (7.23%) SDLC
23 111 (7.11%) Telecoms
24 107 (6.85%) E-Commerce
25 106 (6.79%) Banking
26 100 (6.40%) Retail
27 98 (6.27%) PMI Certification
27 98 (6.27%) Computer Science
28 94 (6.02%) SLA

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 46 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 31 (1.98%) IIS
3 27 (1.73%) CMS
4 24 (1.54%) MS Exchange
5 17 (1.09%) OpenStack
6 16 (1.02%) Tomcat
7 15 (0.96%) Lync
8 14 (0.90%) WebSphere
8 14 (0.90%) NetWeaver
9 12 (0.77%) Apache
10 11 (0.70%) SAS
11 9 (0.58%) Drupal
11 9 (0.58%) WordPress
11 9 (0.58%) Confluence
12 8 (0.51%) Umbraco
13 6 (0.38%) FileNet
14 5 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
15 4 (0.26%) Documentum
16 3 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2003
16 3 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 122 (7.81%) MS Excel
2 66 (4.23%) MS Office
3 65 (4.16%) MS Project
4 33 (2.11%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.22%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.32%) FrameMaker
6 5 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
7 3 (0.19%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.064%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.064%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.064%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.064%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 16 (1.02%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (0.51%) BusinessWare
3 5 (0.32%) Summit
3 5 (0.32%) Magento
4 4 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.19%) Misys Midas
5 3 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.19%) SAP MDM
6 2 (0.13%) Primavera
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.13%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.064%) Shopify
7 1 (0.064%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.064%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.064%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.064%) assyst
7 1 (0.064%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 83 (5.31%) SaaS
2 23 (1.47%) PaaS
3 21 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (1.22%) IaaS
5 13 (0.83%) Office 365
6 9 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
7 8 (0.51%) Amazon AWS
8 6 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.32%) GitHub
10 4 (0.26%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.064%) Force.com
11 1 (0.064%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.064%) Trello
11 1 (0.064%) Google Drive
11 1 (0.064%) Cloud Coach
11 1 (0.064%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 93 (5.95%) LAN
2 84 (5.38%) WAN
3 83 (5.31%) Firewall
4 60 (3.84%) SAN
5 54 (3.46%) TCP/IP
6 49 (3.14%) Wireless
7 41 (2.62%) VoIP
8 38 (2.43%) Internet
9 37 (2.37%) MPLS
10 33 (2.11%) LTE
11 30 (1.92%) GSM
12 29 (1.86%) Unified Communications
13 28 (1.79%) DNS
14 25 (1.60%) DHCP
15 21 (1.34%) VPN
16 17 (1.09%) WCDMA
16 17 (1.09%) 3GPP
16 17 (1.09%) NAS
17 16 (1.02%) BIG-IP
18 14 (0.90%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 30 (1.92%) Data Warehouse
2 30 (1.92%) Big Data
3 29 (1.86%) MySQL
4 20 (1.28%) Oracle Database
5 17 (1.09%) Relational Database
5 17 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 13 (0.83%) BusinessObjects
7 12 (0.77%) DB2
7 12 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (0.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (0.64%) SAP HANA
10 9 (0.58%) SAP BW
10 9 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (0.45%) Oracle BI EE
12 7 (0.45%) SAP Data Services
12 7 (0.45%) Oracle ODI
13 6 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.38%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 37 (2.37%) JIRA
2 15 (0.96%) Maven
3 14 (0.90%) Subversion
4 13 (0.83%) Jenkins
5 12 (0.77%) Git (software)
6 10 (0.64%) Selenium
7 6 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.38%) Visual Studio
8 5 (0.32%) Ant
8 5 (0.32%) WebDriver
9 4 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.19%) Cucumber
10 3 (0.19%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.19%) HP UFT
11 2 (0.13%) LoadRunner
11 2 (0.13%) JUnit
11 2 (0.13%) Axure RP
11 2 (0.13%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.13%) Hudson
12 1 (0.064%) Toad
General
1 360 (23.05%) Finance
2 126 (8.07%) Marketing
3 111 (7.11%) Telecoms
4 106 (6.79%) Banking
5 100 (6.40%) Retail
6 37 (2.37%) Games
6 37 (2.37%) Manufacturing
7 32 (2.05%) Publishing
8 26 (1.66%) Back Office
9 24 (1.54%) Electronics
10 23 (1.47%) Investment Banking
11 22 (1.41%) Advertising
11 22 (1.41%) Legal
12 16 (1.02%) Front Office
13 13 (0.83%) Financial Institution
14 12 (0.77%) Law
15 10 (0.64%) Billing
15 10 (0.64%) French Language
16 5 (0.32%) Corporate Banking
17 4 (0.26%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (7.43%) .NET
2 77 (4.93%) HTML
3 71 (4.55%) Web Services
4 62 (3.97%) XML
5 37 (2.37%) CSS
6 22 (1.41%) Velocity
7 20 (1.28%) Spring
7 20 (1.28%) J2EE
8 17 (1.09%) SAP Basis
8 17 (1.09%) jQuery
9 13 (0.83%) RESTful
9 13 (0.83%) ASP.NET
10 11 (0.70%) .NET Framework
11 10 (0.64%) Hibernate
12 9 (0.58%) WCF
12 9 (0.58%) SOAP
13 8 (0.51%) Ajax
13 8 (0.51%) Lucene
14 7 (0.45%) XML Schema
14 7 (0.45%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 135 (8.64%) Analytical Skills
2 127 (8.13%) Data Centre
3 98 (6.27%) Computer Science
4 83 (5.31%) Management Information System
5 61 (3.91%) PMI
6 42 (2.69%) Statistics
7 40 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
8 26 (1.66%) User Experience
9 25 (1.60%) Digital Media
10 22 (1.41%) Social Media
11 20 (1.28%) Mainframe
12 17 (1.09%) Handset
13 16 (1.02%) Mathematics
14 15 (0.96%) Life Science
15 13 (0.83%) Data Structures
16 12 (0.77%) Mobile App
17 11 (0.70%) iSeries
17 11 (0.70%) Data Integration
17 11 (0.70%) BYOD
18 10 (0.64%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 183 (11.72%) Windows
2 134 (8.58%) Linux
3 54 (3.46%) UNIX
4 45 (2.88%) Windows Server 2008
5 37 (2.37%) Windows Server 2003
6 32 (2.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (0.96%) Windows 7
9 14 (0.90%) Android
10 11 (0.70%) VMS
10 11 (0.70%) Windows 8
11 10 (0.64%) Mac OS X
12 8 (0.51%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
13 5 (0.32%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.32%) AIX
14 3 (0.19%) Windows XP
14 3 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.064%) Solaris
15 1 (0.064%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.064%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 586 (37.52%) Project Management
2 478 (30.60%) Agile Software Development
3 306 (19.59%) PRINCE2
4 263 (16.84%) ITIL
5 234 (14.98%) Service Delivery
6 200 (12.80%) Scrum
7 166 (10.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 122 (7.81%) Waterfall
9 113 (7.23%) SDLC
10 107 (6.85%) E-Commerce
11 85 (5.44%) Change Management
12 79 (5.06%) Service Management
12 79 (5.06%) Mentoring
13 70 (4.48%) Continuous Improvement
14 65 (4.16%) Line Management
15 62 (3.97%) CRM
15 62 (3.97%) Product Management
16 51 (3.27%) SOA
17 50 (3.20%) TDD
17 50 (3.20%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 156 (9.99%) Java
2 142 (9.09%) SQL
3 58 (3.71%) C#
4 43 (2.75%) JavaScript
5 37 (2.37%) C
6 28 (1.79%) PHP
7 24 (1.54%) C++
8 15 (0.96%) T-SQL
9 12 (0.77%) PL/SQL
10 11 (0.70%) Python
11 10 (0.64%) Shell Script
12 8 (0.51%) Ruby
13 7 (0.45%) XPath
13 7 (0.45%) XQuery
13 7 (0.45%) Perl
14 6 (0.38%) ABAP
15 5 (0.32%) VBA
16 4 (0.26%) Embedded C
16 4 (0.26%) Embedded C++
17 3 (0.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 227 (14.53%) Degree
2 98 (6.27%) PMI Certification
3 74 (4.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 54 (3.46%) PMP
5 49 (3.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 43 (2.75%) ITIL Certification
7 42 (2.69%) MCSE
8 40 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
8 40 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 34 (2.18%) CCNA
10 22 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 16 (1.02%) Security Cleared
12 13 (0.83%) CCNP
13 12 (0.77%) SC Cleared
14 10 (0.64%) CISSP
15 7 (0.45%) ISEB
15 7 (0.45%) MCITP
15 7 (0.45%) APMP
16 6 (0.38%) GPEN
16 6 (0.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (6.02%) SLA
2 69 (4.42%) QA
3 12 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 9 (0.58%) COBIT
4 9 (0.58%) MiFID
4 9 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.58%) EMIR
5 4 (0.26%) ISO 9000
6 3 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.13%) PMBOK
8 1 (0.064%) COREP
8 1 (0.064%) FINREP
8 1 (0.064%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.064%) Basel III
8 1 (0.064%) Data Quality
System Software
1 83 (5.31%) VMware Infrastructure
2 54 (3.46%) Active Directory
3 32 (2.05%) Hyper-V
4 23 (1.47%) vSphere
5 14 (0.90%) VMware ESX
6 13 (0.83%) XenApp
7 6 (0.38%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.26%) Firmware
9 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
9 2 (0.13%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
9 2 (0.13%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (0.064%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.064%) Varnish
10 1 (0.064%) KVM
10 1 (0.064%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.064%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 24 (1.54%) SCCM
2 13 (0.83%) SCOM
3 8 (0.51%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (0.32%) Backup Exec
5 4 (0.26%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (0.13%) WSUS
7 2 (0.13%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.13%) Cisco UCCX
7 2 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (0.13%) Zenoss
7 2 (0.13%) WhatsUp Gold
8 1 (0.064%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.064%) Puppet
8 1 (0.064%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.064%) MIIS
8 1 (0.064%) ARCserve
8 1 (0.064%) Salt
Vendors
1 241 (15.43%) Microsoft
2 133 (8.51%) VMware
3 118 (7.55%) Oracle
4 53 (3.39%) Cisco
5 51 (3.27%) IBM
6 47 (3.01%) Citrix
7 46 (2.94%) HP
8 37 (2.37%) Red Hat
9 34 (2.18%) SAP
10 23 (1.47%) F5
11 21 (1.34%) NetApp
12 20 (1.28%) CheckPoint
12 20 (1.28%) Avaya
13 16 (1.02%) Google
14 15 (0.96%) EMC
15 14 (0.90%) Veeam
16 11 (0.70%) Akamai
16 11 (0.70%) 3PAR
16 11 (0.70%) Apple
17 10 (0.64%) Tableau
Leeds, Yorkshire
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 2 hours ago
Harrogate, Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Posted: 2 hours ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Lincolnshire
Searchability
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonuses
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Central London / West End
Potato
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
JM
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier Media
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Imperative People
Salary: £58000.00 - £62000.00 per annum + car, bonus, full bens
Posted: Yesterday
Crawley, West Sussex
Comtecs
Salary: £57000 - £60000 Per Annum C60k + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £55,000 to £62,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Evermore Global
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension
Posted: Yesterday