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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 387 375 362
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 706 724 757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.66% 0.68% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.72% 0.75%
Number of salaries quoted 570 560 595
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £36,600 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £70,200
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%

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
100852 100814 101486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.48% 94.87%
Number of salaries quoted 83020 81115 85647
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 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -19 657 £52,500 -4.54% 84
London +9 310 £55,000 -12.00% 33
South East -58 117 £50,000 - 15
City of London +22 74 £60,000 -22.58% 11
Yorkshire +11 54 £60,000 +20.00% 7
West Yorkshire +13 52 £60,000 +20.00% 4
East of England +2 50 £45,000 -21.73% 6
North West +7 49 £50,000 +5.26% 7
Leeds +24 46 £62,500 -7.40% 3
South West -4 36 £45,000 +30.43% 5
Scotland +20 29 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Hertfordshire +12 26 £50,000 - 1
Manchester +3 25 £46,250 +15.62% 6
Berkshire -11 25 £52,500 -12.50% 4
Hampshire -7 24 £62,500 +35.13% 5
West Midlands -32 24 £55,000 +29.41% 8
Bedfordshire +26 19 £42,500 -10.52% 2
East Sussex -10 19 £35,000 -17.64% 2
Edinburgh +22 18 £60,000 -
Cheshire +7 17 £54,999 - 1
Luton +13 16 £42,500 -10.52% 2
Bristol +1 16 £45,000 -30.76% 1
Surrey -32 16 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Oxfordshire -2 12 £40,000 -20.00%
Reading +2 11 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Hemel Hempstead - 11 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire +9 10 £42,500 -5.55%
Bexhill-On-Sea - 10 - - 1
Brighton -15 9 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Cambridgeshire -19 9 £45,000 -37.93%

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 503 (34.01%) Project Management
2 440 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
3 361 (24.41%) Finance
4 283 (19.13%) Degree
5 243 (16.43%) ITIL
6 230 (15.55%) Microsoft
7 228 (15.42%) PRINCE2
8 219 (14.81%) SQL
9 205 (13.86%) Scrum
10 198 (13.39%) Windows
11 161 (10.89%) Stakeholder Management
12 148 (10.01%) Service Delivery
13 146 (9.87%) Java
14 144 (9.74%) Linux
14 144 (9.74%) VMware
15 134 (9.06%) .NET
16 131 (8.86%) Banking
17 125 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
18 120 (8.11%) SQL Server
19 118 (7.98%) Waterfall
20 111 (7.51%) MS Excel
21 110 (7.44%) Telecoms
22 105 (7.10%) Marketing
23 104 (7.03%) Oracle
24 99 (6.69%) HTML
25 96 (6.49%) E-Commerce
26 93 (6.29%) Retail
27 91 (6.15%) UNIX
27 91 (6.15%) Mentoring
28 88 (5.95%) Computer Science

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (4.12%) SharePoint
2 49 (3.31%) MS Exchange
3 39 (2.64%) IIS
4 38 (2.57%) CMS
5 33 (2.23%) Apache
6 23 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2010
7 18 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2007
8 17 (1.15%) nginx
9 16 (1.08%) Lync
10 12 (0.81%) WebLogic
11 11 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
12 10 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
13 9 (0.61%) NetWeaver
13 9 (0.61%) SAS
14 8 (0.54%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.47%) OpenStack
16 5 (0.34%) Confluence
16 5 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
16 5 (0.34%) Tomcat
17 3 (0.20%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 111 (7.51%) MS Excel
2 77 (5.21%) MS Office
3 72 (4.87%) MS Project
4 12 (0.81%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.41%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.34%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.27%) CATIA
7 4 (0.27%) NASTRAN
8 1 (0.068%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.54%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.41%) Misys Midas
5 3 (0.20%) SAP SRM
5 3 (0.20%) Magento
5 3 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.14%) Agresso
6 2 (0.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.14%) SalesLogix
6 2 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.14%) ResourceLink
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.14%) AquaLogic BPM
7 1 (0.068%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.068%) SiteCatalyst
7 1 (0.068%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.068%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 43 (2.91%) SaaS
2 26 (1.76%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (1.15%) Office 365
6 16 (1.08%) PaaS
7 14 (0.95%) IaaS
8 13 (0.88%) Basecamp
9 9 (0.61%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.27%) Force.com
11 3 (0.20%) Google Apps
12 2 (0.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 72 (4.87%) TCP/IP
2 69 (4.67%) LAN
3 65 (4.39%) SAN
3 65 (4.39%) Firewall
4 53 (3.58%) Internet
5 52 (3.52%) WAN
6 49 (3.31%) DNS
7 42 (2.84%) Unified Communications
8 38 (2.57%) Wireless
9 36 (2.43%) VoIP
10 29 (1.96%) MPLS
11 28 (1.89%) SMTP
11 28 (1.89%) DHCP
12 26 (1.76%) FTP
13 25 (1.69%) VPN
14 22 (1.49%) Network Security
15 19 (1.28%) SSH
16 17 (1.15%) Telnet
17 14 (0.95%) HTTP
18 11 (0.74%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 120 (8.11%) SQL Server
2 38 (2.57%) MySQL
3 37 (2.50%) Relational Database
4 30 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
5 25 (1.69%) DB2
6 24 (1.62%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (1.22%) Big Data
7 18 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 11 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (0.68%) RDBMS
9 10 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
9 10 (0.68%) NoSQL
10 9 (0.61%) SAP HANA
10 9 (0.61%) Hadoop
10 9 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (0.54%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
13 5 (0.34%) DataStage
14 4 (0.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 44 (2.97%) JIRA
2 27 (1.83%) Jenkins
3 26 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 23 (1.56%) Subversion
5 20 (1.35%) Maven
6 15 (1.01%) Ant
7 14 (0.95%) Git (software)
8 10 (0.68%) Hudson
9 9 (0.61%) Oracle Forms
10 8 (0.54%) QuickTest Pro
10 8 (0.54%) LoadRunner
11 7 (0.47%) CruiseControl
11 7 (0.47%) Visual Studio
12 6 (0.41%) Eclipse
12 6 (0.41%) Selenium
12 6 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.34%) Cucumber
14 4 (0.27%) Calabash
15 3 (0.20%) Appium
15 3 (0.20%) LoadUI
General
1 361 (24.41%) Finance
2 131 (8.86%) Banking
3 110 (7.44%) Telecoms
4 105 (7.10%) Marketing
5 93 (6.29%) Retail
6 39 (2.64%) Games
7 32 (2.16%) Front Office
8 27 (1.83%) Advertising
9 23 (1.56%) Investment Banking
10 18 (1.22%) Multimedia
10 18 (1.22%) Manufacturing
11 17 (1.15%) French Language
12 15 (1.01%) Electronics
13 13 (0.88%) Legal
13 13 (0.88%) Publishing
14 11 (0.74%) Aerospace
15 10 (0.68%) Law
16 9 (0.61%) Financial Institution
17 8 (0.54%) Billing
18 7 (0.47%) Italian Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (9.06%) .NET
2 99 (6.69%) HTML
3 82 (5.54%) XML
4 69 (4.67%) CSS
5 47 (3.18%) Web Services
6 29 (1.96%) Middleware
7 28 (1.89%) HTML5
8 26 (1.76%) ASP.NET
9 22 (1.49%) J2EE
10 13 (0.88%) CSS3
10 13 (0.88%) JSP
11 11 (0.74%) Velocity
11 11 (0.74%) .NET Framework
12 10 (0.68%) Oracle Fusion
12 10 (0.68%) jQuery
13 9 (0.61%) WCF
13 9 (0.61%) Spring
14 8 (0.54%) Servlets
14 8 (0.54%) XSL
14 8 (0.54%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 125 (8.45%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (5.95%) Computer Science
3 72 (4.87%) Management Information System
4 50 (3.38%) User Experience
5 38 (2.57%) Mobile App
6 36 (2.43%) Enterprise Software
7 30 (2.03%) PMI
8 28 (1.89%) Digital Media
9 24 (1.62%) Social Media
10 21 (1.42%) Open Source
11 17 (1.15%) Statistics
12 15 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 15 (1.01%) Mainframe
13 14 (0.95%) Mathematics
13 14 (0.95%) iSeries
14 11 (0.74%) Data Integration
15 10 (0.68%) Clustering
16 9 (0.61%) iPad
16 9 (0.61%) GIS
16 9 (0.61%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 198 (13.39%) Windows
2 144 (9.74%) Linux
3 91 (6.15%) UNIX
4 45 (3.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 39 (2.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (0.95%) VMS
8 13 (0.88%) Windows 7
8 13 (0.88%) Android
9 10 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.68%) Windows 8
10 8 (0.54%) Apple iOS
11 7 (0.47%) Solaris
12 5 (0.34%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.27%) AIX
14 3 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.068%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.068%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.068%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 503 (34.01%) Project Management
2 440 (29.75%) Agile Software Development
3 243 (16.43%) ITIL
4 228 (15.42%) PRINCE2
5 205 (13.86%) Scrum
6 161 (10.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 148 (10.01%) Service Delivery
8 118 (7.98%) Waterfall
9 96 (6.49%) E-Commerce
10 91 (6.15%) Mentoring
11 82 (5.54%) Migration
11 82 (5.54%) Continuous Improvement
12 69 (4.67%) CRM
13 58 (3.92%) People Management
14 56 (3.79%) Incident Management
14 56 (3.79%) Analytics
15 54 (3.65%) Service Management
16 52 (3.52%) Line Management
17 49 (3.31%) Coaching
18 48 (3.25%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 219 (14.81%) SQL
2 146 (9.87%) Java
3 82 (5.54%) JavaScript
4 79 (5.34%) C#
5 39 (2.64%) C
6 36 (2.43%) PHP
7 35 (2.37%) Python
8 28 (1.89%) C++
9 14 (0.95%) T-SQL
10 10 (0.68%) PowerShell
11 8 (0.54%) VBScript
11 8 (0.54%) PL/SQL
12 7 (0.47%) VBA
13 6 (0.41%) VB.NET
13 6 (0.41%) Perl
14 5 (0.34%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.27%) VB
16 3 (0.20%) Korn
16 3 (0.20%) Ruby
16 3 (0.20%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 283 (19.13%) Degree
2 71 (4.80%) PMI Certification
3 50 (3.38%) PMP
4 42 (2.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 40 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 40 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
6 36 (2.43%) MCSE
7 35 (2.37%) Security Cleared
8 32 (2.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 31 (2.10%) Cisco Certification
10 29 (1.96%) SC Cleared
10 29 (1.96%) CCNA
11 23 (1.56%) VCP4
12 20 (1.35%) DV Cleared
13 16 (1.08%) CCNP
14 15 (1.01%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 10 (0.68%) CISSP
15 10 (0.68%) APMP
16 7 (0.47%) MCITP
17 6 (0.41%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (4.26%) QA
2 60 (4.06%) SLA
3 11 (0.74%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.27%) ISO 9000
5 4 (0.27%) COBIT
6 2 (0.14%) SNOMED CT
6 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.068%) EMIR
7 1 (0.068%) CRD IV
7 1 (0.068%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.068%) COREP
7 1 (0.068%) FINREP
7 1 (0.068%) Basel III
7 1 (0.068%) MiFID
System Software
1 74 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 67 (4.53%) Active Directory
3 38 (2.57%) Hyper-V
4 27 (1.83%) vSphere
4 27 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
5 26 (1.76%) VMware ESX
6 19 (1.28%) Sendmail
7 17 (1.15%) Postfix
8 16 (1.08%) XenApp
9 6 (0.41%) XenServer
9 6 (0.41%) XenDesktop
10 2 (0.14%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.14%) Firmware
10 2 (0.14%) ISA Server
10 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.14%) Xen
10 2 (0.14%) UAG
10 2 (0.14%) EMC RecoverPoint
10 2 (0.14%) vCloud
11 1 (0.068%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 25 (1.69%) SCCM
2 14 (0.95%) SCOM
3 6 (0.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 5 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (0.27%) NetBackup
5 4 (0.27%) WSUS
5 4 (0.27%) Puppet
5 4 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (0.20%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.20%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (0.14%) OpenView
7 2 (0.14%) Legato
7 2 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.14%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.068%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.068%) Salt
8 1 (0.068%) Nessus
8 1 (0.068%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.068%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 230 (15.55%) Microsoft
2 144 (9.74%) VMware
3 104 (7.03%) Oracle
4 68 (4.60%) Citrix
5 65 (4.39%) Cisco
6 36 (2.43%) HP
7 35 (2.37%) IBM
8 30 (2.03%) SAP
9 25 (1.69%) Avaya
10 24 (1.62%) NetApp
11 20 (1.35%) 3PAR
12 16 (1.08%) Juniper
12 16 (1.08%) EMC
13 14 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
14 13 (0.88%) Google
15 10 (0.68%) Sitecore
16 9 (0.61%) LANDesk
16 9 (0.61%) Remedy
17 8 (0.54%) BMC
17 8 (0.54%) BT
Fife
Net Talent
Posted: 1 hour ago
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum plus an excellent package
Posted: 20 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Central London / West End
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits 15% Bonus + Excelllent Flexible Be
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum plus Car Allowance, bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Salary: From £46,000 to £48,000 per annum + pension, lease car option
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Luton, Bedfordshire
TUI Group
Salary: Excellent + fantastic benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Co-operative Systems
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum Competitive (DOE) plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + 6K bonus + 6.5K car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Bexhill-on-sea, Sussex
Hastings Direct
Salary: Bonus, Car Allw., Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TRG
Salary: £65000 - £80000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum plus an excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago