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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 377 379 374
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 740 757 729
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.69% 0.68% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.71% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 581 595 556
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,000 £38,200
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
101979 105886 103172
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83486 85576 86253
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 £27,000 £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 27 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 27 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
(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 +8 686 £54,250 -1.36% 95
London +26 316 £55,000 -12.00% 43
South East -48 125 £52,500 +5.00% 21
City of London +28 72 £57,500 -23.33% 8
Yorkshire +19 53 £60,000 +4.34% 7
North West +23 50 £51,000 -2.85% 10
East of England +15 48 £48,750 +2.63% 6
West Yorkshire +18 47 £60,000 +4.34% 7
South West -10 43 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Leeds +28 39 £65,000 +13.04% 5
West Midlands -25 32 £55,000 +18.91% 4
Manchester +15 29 £48,750 +14.70% 6
Berkshire +1 29 £55,000 +4.76% 4
Scotland +22 26 £59,000 +38.82% 5
Hertfordshire +21 26 £50,000 - 2
East Sussex -12 20 £35,000 -17.64% 3
Bedfordshire +29 19 £40,000 -15.78% 2
Hampshire -1 19 £63,750 +50.00% 5
Bristol -4 17 £45,000 -40.00% 1
Surrey -29 16 £55,000 +4.76% 2
Edinburgh +17 14 £59,000 - 3
Oxfordshire -2 14 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Cheshire +12 13 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Luton +9 13 £45,000 -5.26%
Birmingham -9 12 £70,000 +51.35% 2
Buckinghamshire +7 11 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Brighton -17 11 £35,000 +27.27% 1
Somerset - 10 £42,500 - 1
East Midlands -4 9 £46,250 +0.54%
Warwickshire - 9 £57,500 - 1

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 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.

1 525 (35.55%) Project Management
2 461 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
3 331 (22.41%) Finance
4 295 (19.97%) Degree
5 232 (15.71%) PRINCE2
6 227 (15.37%) Microsoft
7 212 (14.35%) ITIL
8 204 (13.81%) SQL
9 201 (13.61%) Scrum
10 188 (12.73%) Windows
11 170 (11.51%) Stakeholder Management
12 167 (11.31%) Service Delivery
13 147 (9.95%) Linux
14 135 (9.14%) Java
15 131 (8.87%) VMware
16 128 (8.67%) Waterfall
16 128 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
17 123 (8.33%) .NET
18 121 (8.19%) Banking
19 118 (7.99%) MS Excel
20 114 (7.72%) SQL Server
21 109 (7.38%) Telecoms
22 100 (6.77%) Retail
23 99 (6.70%) Computer Science
24 95 (6.43%) Marketing
25 94 (6.36%) Oracle
26 93 (6.30%) E-Commerce
27 91 (6.16%) Mentoring
28 87 (5.89%) HTML
28 87 (5.89%) UNIX

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (4.13%) SharePoint
2 41 (2.78%) IIS
3 40 (2.71%) MS Exchange
4 35 (2.37%) CMS
5 32 (2.17%) Apache
6 19 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (1.15%) nginx
8 15 (1.02%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (1.02%) Lync
9 10 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
9 10 (0.68%) NetWeaver
10 9 (0.61%) WebLogic
10 9 (0.61%) Exchange Server 2013
11 8 (0.54%) SAS
12 7 (0.47%) OpenStack
13 6 (0.41%) Confluence
13 6 (0.41%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.34%) SharePoint 2010
15 3 (0.20%) Umbraco
15 3 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 118 (7.99%) MS Excel
2 74 (5.01%) MS Project
3 72 (4.87%) MS Office
4 13 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.61%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.27%) CATIA
6 4 (0.27%) NASTRAN
7 3 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.068%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
2 8 (0.54%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.41%) Misys Midas
5 4 (0.27%) Magento
5 4 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.14%) Agresso
7 2 (0.14%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.068%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.068%) SAP SRM
8 1 (0.068%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.068%) AquaLogic BPM
8 1 (0.068%) SiteCatalyst
8 1 (0.068%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.068%) SalesLogix
8 1 (0.068%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 53 (3.59%) SaaS
2 25 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
3 21 (1.42%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (1.22%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (1.22%) PaaS
5 17 (1.15%) IaaS
6 16 (1.08%) Office 365
7 8 (0.54%) Basecamp
8 5 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.20%) Force.com
9 3 (0.20%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.14%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 70 (4.74%) TCP/IP
2 67 (4.54%) LAN
3 63 (4.27%) Firewall
4 60 (4.06%) Internet
5 58 (3.93%) SAN
6 55 (3.72%) WAN
7 51 (3.45%) DNS
8 43 (2.91%) VoIP
9 36 (2.44%) Unified Communications
10 35 (2.37%) Wireless
11 33 (2.23%) MPLS
12 29 (1.96%) VPN
13 28 (1.90%) SMTP
13 28 (1.90%) DHCP
14 25 (1.69%) FTP
15 21 (1.42%) Network Security
16 19 (1.29%) SSH
17 17 (1.15%) Telnet
18 13 (0.88%) LTE
19 12 (0.81%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (7.72%) SQL Server
2 37 (2.51%) MySQL
3 31 (2.10%) Relational Database
4 30 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (1.62%) DB2
6 23 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
7 18 (1.22%) Big Data
7 18 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (0.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (0.74%) NoSQL
10 9 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (0.61%) SAP HANA
10 9 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
11 8 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 8 (0.54%) Hadoop
12 7 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (0.41%) RDBMS
14 5 (0.34%) DataStage
14 5 (0.34%) Oracle Database
15 4 (0.27%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 44 (2.98%) JIRA
2 28 (1.90%) Jenkins
3 23 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 23 (1.56%) Subversion
4 22 (1.49%) Maven
5 17 (1.15%) Git (software)
5 17 (1.15%) Ant
6 10 (0.68%) Hudson
7 8 (0.54%) Visual Studio
7 8 (0.54%) Oracle Forms
8 6 (0.41%) Eclipse
8 6 (0.41%) QuickTest Pro
8 6 (0.41%) LoadRunner
8 6 (0.41%) CruiseControl
8 6 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.27%) Selenium
10 3 (0.20%) InstallShield
10 3 (0.20%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.14%) Appium
11 2 (0.14%) LoadUI
General
1 331 (22.41%) Finance
2 121 (8.19%) Banking
3 109 (7.38%) Telecoms
4 100 (6.77%) Retail
5 95 (6.43%) Marketing
6 41 (2.78%) Games
7 27 (1.83%) Front Office
8 21 (1.42%) Investment Banking
9 20 (1.35%) Manufacturing
9 20 (1.35%) Advertising
9 20 (1.35%) Publishing
10 18 (1.22%) Multimedia
10 18 (1.22%) Electronics
11 17 (1.15%) French Language
12 14 (0.95%) Legal
13 11 (0.74%) Aerospace
14 10 (0.68%) Law
15 9 (0.61%) Back Office
15 9 (0.61%) Financial Institution
16 6 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (8.33%) .NET
2 87 (5.89%) HTML
3 80 (5.42%) XML
4 63 (4.27%) CSS
5 45 (3.05%) Web Services
6 30 (2.03%) HTML5
7 27 (1.83%) ASP.NET
8 26 (1.76%) Middleware
9 21 (1.42%) J2EE
10 14 (0.95%) CSS3
10 14 (0.95%) jQuery
11 10 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (0.61%) Oracle Fusion
12 9 (0.61%) Velocity
12 9 (0.61%) WCF
12 9 (0.61%) Spring
12 9 (0.61%) .NET Framework
13 8 (0.54%) Ajax
13 8 (0.54%) Hibernate
13 8 (0.54%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 128 (8.67%) Analytical Skills
2 99 (6.70%) Computer Science
3 64 (4.33%) Management Information System
4 39 (2.64%) Enterprise Software
5 38 (2.57%) PMI
6 36 (2.44%) User Experience
7 34 (2.30%) Mobile App
8 26 (1.76%) Digital Media
9 24 (1.62%) Open Source
10 20 (1.35%) Statistics
11 17 (1.15%) iSeries
12 16 (1.08%) Mathematics
13 14 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 13 (0.88%) Social Media
15 11 (0.74%) Mainframe
16 9 (0.61%) Clustering
16 9 (0.61%) iPad
16 9 (0.61%) Data Integration
17 8 (0.54%) NHS
18 7 (0.47%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 188 (12.73%) Windows
2 147 (9.95%) Linux
3 87 (5.89%) UNIX
4 41 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 30 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (1.22%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (1.15%) VMS
8 15 (1.02%) Android
9 14 (0.95%) Windows 7
10 12 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (0.81%) Windows 8
11 8 (0.54%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.41%) Solaris
12 6 (0.41%) Apple iOS
13 4 (0.27%) AIX
14 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.14%) Windows Mobile
15 1 (0.068%) Ubuntu
15 1 (0.068%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 525 (35.55%) Project Management
2 461 (31.21%) Agile Software Development
3 232 (15.71%) PRINCE2
4 212 (14.35%) ITIL
5 201 (13.61%) Scrum
6 170 (11.51%) Stakeholder Management
7 167 (11.31%) Service Delivery
8 128 (8.67%) Waterfall
9 93 (6.30%) E-Commerce
10 91 (6.16%) Mentoring
11 86 (5.82%) Continuous Improvement
12 76 (5.15%) Migration
13 73 (4.94%) CRM
14 55 (3.72%) Change Management
15 52 (3.52%) Service Management
16 51 (3.45%) People Management
17 49 (3.32%) Business Intelligence
18 47 (3.18%) Coaching
18 47 (3.18%) Analytics
19 46 (3.11%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 204 (13.81%) SQL
2 135 (9.14%) Java
3 80 (5.42%) C#
4 75 (5.08%) JavaScript
5 38 (2.57%) C
6 37 (2.51%) PHP
7 32 (2.17%) Python
8 29 (1.96%) C++
9 11 (0.74%) T-SQL
10 10 (0.68%) PowerShell
11 7 (0.47%) VB.NET
11 7 (0.47%) VBA
12 6 (0.41%) Perl
13 5 (0.34%) PL/SQL
14 4 (0.27%) VBScript
14 4 (0.27%) VB
14 4 (0.27%) Ruby
15 3 (0.20%) R
15 3 (0.20%) Shell Script
15 3 (0.20%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 295 (19.97%) Degree
2 74 (5.01%) PMI Certification
3 50 (3.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 49 (3.32%) PMP
5 48 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 44 (2.98%) MCSE
7 30 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
8 29 (1.96%) Cisco Certification
8 29 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 26 (1.76%) CCNA
10 22 (1.49%) Security Cleared
11 19 (1.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 17 (1.15%) SC Cleared
13 12 (0.81%) CISSP
14 11 (0.74%) DV Cleared
15 10 (0.68%) CCNP
16 6 (0.41%) MCP
16 6 (0.41%) MCSA
16 6 (0.41%) MCITP
17 4 (0.27%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.06%) SLA
2 55 (3.72%) QA
3 10 (0.68%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.41%) COBIT
6 5 (0.34%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.14%) SNOMED CT
8 1 (0.068%) Basel III
8 1 (0.068%) EMIR
8 1 (0.068%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.068%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.068%) COREP
8 1 (0.068%) FINREP
8 1 (0.068%) MiFID
System Software
1 70 (4.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 62 (4.20%) Active Directory
3 29 (1.96%) Hyper-V
4 28 (1.90%) vSphere
5 27 (1.83%) VMware ESXi
6 26 (1.76%) VMware ESX
7 19 (1.29%) Sendmail
8 17 (1.15%) Postfix
9 10 (0.68%) XenApp
10 3 (0.20%) XenServer
11 2 (0.14%) vCloud
11 2 (0.14%) Xen
11 2 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.14%) Firmware
11 2 (0.14%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.14%) ISA Server
12 1 (0.068%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.068%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.068%) Forefront TMG
12 1 (0.068%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 23 (1.56%) SCCM
2 16 (1.08%) SCOM
3 4 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.20%) SCOrch
4 3 (0.20%) Puppet
4 3 (0.20%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 3 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.14%) OpenView
5 2 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.14%) WSUS
5 2 (0.14%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (0.14%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.068%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.068%) Salt
6 1 (0.068%) Mesos
6 1 (0.068%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.068%) ARCserve
6 1 (0.068%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.068%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.068%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 227 (15.37%) Microsoft
2 131 (8.87%) VMware
3 94 (6.36%) Oracle
4 53 (3.59%) Citrix
5 51 (3.45%) Cisco
6 37 (2.51%) IBM
7 36 (2.44%) HP
8 29 (1.96%) SAP
9 28 (1.90%) Avaya
10 23 (1.56%) NetApp
11 22 (1.49%) 3PAR
12 16 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (0.88%) Google
14 12 (0.81%) F5
14 12 (0.81%) CheckPoint
15 10 (0.68%) Juniper
15 10 (0.68%) Sitecore
16 9 (0.61%) SolarWinds
16 9 (0.61%) EMC
17 8 (0.54%) BMC
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £130,000 per annum up to 100k base. Total Package: 130
Posted: Yesterday
London
Pioneer Search Ltd
Salary: OTE
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + outstanding benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
CodeSource Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum + Extensive Benefits Package and Car
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £55,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Search Consultancy
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
Bexhill-On-Sea, East Sussex
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £57,000 to £65,000 per annum plus car allowance, comprehensive be
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge University Press
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Perth, Perth & Kinross
The SmartList
Salary: £Negotiable DOE + pension and car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent pension & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bens + Stocks + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
TechnoRecruit
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits Pension, Life Ass, Health and 25 d
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago