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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Manager
Rank 426 410 374
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 696 721 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.69% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.72% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 580 585 599
Average salary £53,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.90% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £38,800 £37,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 2016 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 5 February 2016. 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 -6 652 £53,500 +1.90% 104
London -22 307 £60,000 +9.09% 46
South East +18 153 £55,000 +10.00% 13
East of England +1 57 £40,000 -15.34% 11
Berkshire +13 51 £57,500 +9.52% 4
West Midlands +7 39 £50,000 -9.09% 5
City of London +14 31 £72,500 +16.46% 12
Reading +19 29 £60,500 +15.23% 1
Hertfordshire -5 28 £40,000 -23.80% 4
South West -7 27 £51,250 +13.88% 4
East Sussex +22 26 £65,000 -
Surrey +13 26 £55,000 +2.32% 2
Watford +27 25 £40,000 -23.80%
Bedfordshire +13 25 £50,000 +17.64% 1
North West -8 25 £46,000 -3.15% 11
Yorkshire -14 22 £45,000 -5.26% 4
East Midlands +9 20 £45,000 +7.14% 6
Wales +20 18 £53,500 +18.88% 2
Hampshire +1 17 £55,000 - 3
Manchester +18 16 £47,500 +5.55% 7
Staffordshire +10 16 £51,500 +47.14% 1
Brighton +17 14 £50,000 -
South Wales +13 14 £53,500 +18.88%
West Yorkshire -29 14 £50,000 +8.10% 3
Luton +6 12 £48,750 +11.42%
Nottinghamshire +16 10 £55,000 - 1
Wiltshire +13 10 £62,500 +66.66%
Nottingham +11 10 £55,000 - 1
Birmingham -3 10 £58,500 -10.00% 2
Oxfordshire -9 10 £55,000 +37.50% 1

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 491 (33.33%) Project Management
2 366 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
3 308 (20.91%) Finance
4 265 (17.99%) ITIL
5 263 (17.85%) Microsoft
6 260 (17.65%) PRINCE2
7 222 (15.07%) Degree
8 219 (14.87%) Windows
9 180 (12.22%) Scrum
10 169 (11.47%) .NET
11 163 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
12 157 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
13 154 (10.45%) SQL
14 153 (10.39%) Java
15 148 (10.05%) Data Centre
16 142 (9.64%) Telecoms
17 139 (9.44%) VMware
18 121 (8.21%) SQL Server
18 121 (8.21%) MS Excel
19 115 (7.81%) Marketing
19 115 (7.81%) Presales
20 114 (7.74%) C#
21 111 (7.54%) Service Delivery
22 102 (6.92%) JavaScript
23 100 (6.79%) Linux
23 100 (6.79%) Retail
24 97 (6.59%) Windows Server
25 93 (6.31%) E-Commerce
26 90 (6.11%) SDLC
27 88 (5.97%) HTML

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 67 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 53 (3.60%) CMS
3 41 (2.78%) IIS
4 31 (2.10%) MS Exchange
5 21 (1.43%) Lync
5 21 (1.43%) SAS
6 14 (0.95%) Apache
6 14 (0.95%) WordPress
7 12 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
7 12 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
8 11 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
10 7 (0.48%) WebSphere
11 6 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (0.41%) Drupal
11 6 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (0.41%) JBoss
11 6 (0.41%) Node.js
11 6 (0.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 121 (8.21%) MS Excel
2 75 (5.09%) MS Office
3 73 (4.96%) MS Project
4 27 (1.83%) MS Visio
5 20 (1.36%) SPSS
6 17 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
7 9 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
8 5 (0.34%) LaTeX
9 3 (0.20%) Photoshop
10 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.14%) SOLIDWORKS
10 2 (0.14%) Stata
11 1 (0.068%) Abaqus
11 1 (0.068%) AutoCAD
11 1 (0.068%) InDesign
11 1 (0.068%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 8 (0.54%) Magento
2 5 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.34%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (0.34%) Primavera
2 5 (0.34%) SAP GRC
2 5 (0.34%) SAP HR
2 5 (0.34%) Toggl
3 4 (0.27%) Adobe Campaign
3 4 (0.27%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 4 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.27%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.27%) SAP SM
4 3 (0.20%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.14%) FastStats
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
5 2 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.14%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 48 (3.26%) SaaS
2 33 (2.24%) Office 365
3 28 (1.90%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (1.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (1.49%) IaaS
5 17 (1.15%) PaaS
6 15 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
7 7 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.48%) GitHub
8 4 (0.27%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.14%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.068%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.068%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.068%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.068%) Heroku
10 1 (0.068%) IBM PureFlex
10 1 (0.068%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 79 (5.36%) LAN
2 77 (5.23%) WAN
3 63 (4.28%) SAN
4 41 (2.78%) VPN
5 38 (2.58%) TCP/IP
6 37 (2.51%) Firewall
7 34 (2.31%) Internet
8 28 (1.90%) VoIP
9 24 (1.63%) DHCP
9 24 (1.63%) MPLS
10 23 (1.56%) DNS
10 23 (1.56%) Unified Communications
11 18 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
12 15 (1.02%) HTTP
13 13 (0.88%) IPv4
13 13 (0.88%) IPv6
13 13 (0.88%) SSL
13 13 (0.88%) Wireless
14 11 (0.75%) Skype
15 10 (0.68%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (8.21%) SQL Server
2 45 (3.05%) Big Data
3 44 (2.99%) MySQL
4 38 (2.58%) Relational Database
5 34 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
6 31 (2.10%) BusinessObjects
7 26 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 25 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 24 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
10 23 (1.56%) GIS
11 22 (1.49%) Hadoop
12 20 (1.36%) Data Mining
13 16 (1.09%) Oracle Database
14 14 (0.95%) DB2
15 12 (0.81%) NoSQL
16 11 (0.75%) MongoDB
17 10 (0.68%) SAP HANA
18 9 (0.61%) RDBMS
19 8 (0.54%) SAP BI
19 8 (0.54%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 53 (3.60%) JIRA
2 18 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 13 (0.88%) Jenkins
4 12 (0.81%) Subversion
5 8 (0.54%) Selenium
6 7 (0.48%) Cucumber
6 7 (0.48%) Grunt
6 7 (0.48%) Visual Studio
7 6 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (0.41%) ZenHub
8 5 (0.34%) ERwin
8 5 (0.34%) HP UFT
8 5 (0.34%) Maven
8 5 (0.34%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.27%) JBehave
9 4 (0.27%) JUnit
9 4 (0.27%) NetBeans
9 4 (0.27%) PHPUnit
9 4 (0.27%) Ranorex
9 4 (0.27%) RSpec
General
1 308 (20.91%) Finance
2 142 (9.64%) Telecoms
3 115 (7.81%) Marketing
4 100 (6.79%) Retail
5 72 (4.89%) Banking
6 45 (3.05%) Advertising
7 44 (2.99%) Games
8 35 (2.38%) Electronics
9 28 (1.90%) Manufacturing
10 21 (1.43%) Legal
11 17 (1.15%) Investment Banking
12 16 (1.09%) Billing
13 15 (1.02%) Publishing
14 11 (0.75%) Front Office
14 11 (0.75%) Retail Banking
15 10 (0.68%) French Language
15 10 (0.68%) German Language
15 10 (0.68%) Law
16 9 (0.61%) Financial Institution
17 8 (0.54%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 169 (11.47%) .NET
2 88 (5.97%) HTML
3 61 (4.14%) Web Services
4 56 (3.80%) CSS
4 56 (3.80%) XML
5 39 (2.65%) ASP.NET
6 33 (2.24%) HTML5
7 20 (1.36%) jQuery
7 20 (1.36%) Spring
8 19 (1.29%) J2EE
8 19 (1.29%) Middleware
8 19 (1.29%) REST
8 19 (1.29%) Velocity
9 18 (1.22%) .NET Framework
10 15 (1.02%) Ajax
11 14 (0.95%) CSS3
11 14 (0.95%) SOAP
12 12 (0.81%) JSON
13 10 (0.68%) SAP Basis
13 10 (0.68%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 163 (11.07%) Analytical Skills
2 148 (10.05%) Data Centre
3 78 (5.30%) Computer Science
4 60 (4.07%) Management Information System
5 50 (3.39%) User Experience
6 32 (2.17%) PMI
7 31 (2.10%) Mobile App
8 25 (1.70%) Mathematics
9 22 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
10 18 (1.22%) Blog
10 18 (1.22%) CCTV
10 18 (1.22%) Data Structures
10 18 (1.22%) SCADA
10 18 (1.22%) Visualisation
11 17 (1.15%) Digital Media
11 17 (1.15%) Social Media
12 14 (0.95%) Online Games
13 12 (0.81%) Hedge funds
14 11 (0.75%) DTV
14 11 (0.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 219 (14.87%) Windows
2 100 (6.79%) Linux
3 97 (6.59%) Windows Server
4 56 (3.80%) Unix
5 54 (3.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 42 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 30 (2.04%) Android
8 28 (1.90%) Apple iOS
9 17 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
10 15 (1.02%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 8 (0.54%) Mac OS
12 8 (0.54%) NetWare
12 8 (0.54%) Windows 10
13 4 (0.27%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.20%) SUSE
14 3 (0.20%) Windows 8
15 2 (0.14%) Mac OS X
16 1 (0.068%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.068%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 491 (33.33%) Project Management
2 366 (24.85%) Agile Software Development
3 265 (17.99%) ITIL
4 260 (17.65%) PRINCE2
5 180 (12.22%) Scrum
6 157 (10.66%) Stakeholder Management
7 115 (7.81%) Presales
8 111 (7.54%) Service Delivery
9 93 (6.31%) E-Commerce
10 90 (6.11%) SDLC
11 86 (5.84%) Business Intelligence
12 85 (5.77%) Line Management
13 75 (5.09%) Product Management
14 69 (4.68%) Mentoring
15 61 (4.14%) Programme Management
16 60 (4.07%) Change Management
17 58 (3.94%) Service Management
18 56 (3.80%) Analytics
18 56 (3.80%) Continuous Improvement
19 54 (3.67%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 154 (10.45%) SQL
2 153 (10.39%) Java
3 114 (7.74%) C#
4 102 (6.92%) JavaScript
5 65 (4.41%) PHP
6 52 (3.53%) Python
7 31 (2.10%) T-SQL
7 31 (2.10%) VB.NET
8 26 (1.77%) Ruby
9 23 (1.56%) C++
10 15 (1.02%) C
11 7 (0.48%) PL/SQL
11 7 (0.48%) VB
12 6 (0.41%) Bash Shell
12 6 (0.41%) Perl
12 6 (0.41%) VBA
13 5 (0.34%) ABAP
13 5 (0.34%) R
13 5 (0.34%) Shell Script
14 4 (0.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 222 (15.07%) Degree
2 63 (4.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 55 (3.73%) PMI Certification
4 52 (3.53%) Microsoft Certification
5 46 (3.12%) MCSE
6 41 (2.78%) ITIL Certification
7 30 (2.04%) PMP
8 27 (1.83%) Cisco Certification
9 20 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 18 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 16 (1.09%) APMP
12 15 (1.02%) CCNA
13 14 (0.95%) CCNP
13 14 (0.95%) MCITP
14 13 (0.88%) MCSA
15 12 (0.81%) Security Cleared
16 11 (0.75%) MCP
17 10 (0.68%) SC Cleared
18 9 (0.61%) CISM
19 7 (0.48%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (5.09%) QA
2 51 (3.46%) SLA
3 10 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (0.61%) COBIT
5 8 (0.54%) Data Quality
5 8 (0.54%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.34%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.20%) WCAG
8 1 (0.068%) EMIR
8 1 (0.068%) FATCA
8 1 (0.068%) PMBOK
System Software
1 82 (5.57%) Active Directory
2 57 (3.87%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (1.56%) Hyper-V
4 12 (0.81%) VMware Server
5 11 (0.75%) XenApp
6 8 (0.54%) vSphere
7 7 (0.48%) Terminal Server
8 6 (0.41%) VMware ESX
9 5 (0.34%) Docker
10 4 (0.27%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
11 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.14%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.14%) vCloud
12 1 (0.068%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.068%) Snort
12 1 (0.068%) Varnish
12 1 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (0.54%) Puppet
2 5 (0.34%) Ansible
2 5 (0.34%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (0.34%) Nessus
2 5 (0.34%) Nmap
2 5 (0.34%) SCCM
3 4 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.27%) NetBackup
3 4 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.27%) Tivoli
3 4 (0.27%) WSUS
4 3 (0.20%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.20%) SCOM
4 3 (0.20%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.068%) AirWatch
5 1 (0.068%) CA LISA
5 1 (0.068%) CiscoWorks
5 1 (0.068%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 1 (0.068%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 263 (17.85%) Microsoft
2 139 (9.44%) VMware
3 85 (5.77%) Oracle
4 79 (5.36%) Cisco
5 65 (4.41%) SAP
6 58 (3.94%) Citrix
7 32 (2.17%) IBM
8 25 (1.70%) HP
9 22 (1.49%) CheckPoint
10 21 (1.43%) Tableau
11 17 (1.15%) Google
12 15 (1.02%) Salesforce.com
13 14 (0.95%) Adobe
13 14 (0.95%) Rally
14 12 (0.81%) EMC
15 10 (0.68%) Intel
15 10 (0.68%) Sophos
16 9 (0.61%) PayPal
16 9 (0.61%) Remedy
16 9 (0.61%) Sitecore
Reading, Berkshire
Citrus Global Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum, Benefits Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k-35k + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 + a brilliant package
Posted: 16 hours ago
Greater Manchester
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 + a brilliant package
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £65,000 + a brilliant package
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum To £80K base + Bonus + Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newcastle, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £25k - 40k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
The Resourcing Hub
Salary: From £65,000 to £85,000 per annum £65,000 - £85,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Sapiens UK Limited
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + + Shift Allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40k - 45k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55 000 to £75 000 basic (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
Consult Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + generous benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
@ITS
Salary: From £90,000 to £110,000 per annum + Extensive Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Initi8 Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £95000 Per Annum Plus bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + 25 Days Holiday, Bonus, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 000 to £65 000
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow Area
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 000 to £65 000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 000 to £65 000
Posted: 2 days ago