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

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Technical Manager
Rank 471 374 380
Rank change year-on-year
-97 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 603 912 893
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.58% 0.82% 0.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.85% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 494 720 700
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
90% offered a salary of more than £39,850 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -

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
99472 107123 115267
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.25% 96.48% 96.40%
Number of salaries quoted 83547 87392 93423
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 April 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 29 April 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
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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 -92 585 £55,000 - 100
London -69 297 £62,500 +8.69% 46
South East -31 114 £52,500 -4.54% 13
West Midlands +1 56 £55,000 - 10
East of England +8 46 £47,500 -1.85% 8
City of London +21 44 £65,000 +4.00% 12
Berkshire -6 34 £57,500 -
Surrey +3 32 £67,500 +58.82% 4
Birmingham +1 30 £55,000 -21.42% 4
Hertfordshire +6 23 £47,500 -5.00% 1
North West -16 21 £46,250 -9.31% 4
South West -19 21 £50,000 +17.64% 5
Hampshire +18 20 £36,000 -42.40% 4
Yorkshire -15 18 £50,000 -16.66% 8
Bracknell +7 16 £57,500 -1.70%
Manchester -10 12 £43,250 -13.50% 2
East Midlands -7 11 £37,500 -21.05% 3
West Yorkshire -18 11 £45,000 -25.00% 2
Guildford +9 9 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 9 £52,500 +28.83% 4
Warwickshire -12 9 £55,000 - 1
West Sussex -18 9 £59,000 +21.02%
Essex - 9 £50,000 -
Watford - 9 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +15 8 £40,500 -12.43% 1
Somerset -3 7 £50,500 +18.82%
Leeds -20 7 £48,750 -25.00% 2
Farnborough -9 6 £33,500 -25.55%
Warwick -26 6 £55,000 - 1
Redhill - 6 £67,500 -

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 April 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.

1 476 (35.98%) Project Management
2 349 (26.38%) Agile Software Development
3 311 (23.51%) Finance
4 243 (18.37%) Microsoft
5 220 (16.63%) ITIL
6 213 (16.10%) PRINCE2
7 211 (15.95%) Degree
8 192 (14.51%) SQL
9 183 (13.83%) Windows
10 180 (13.61%) Scrum
11 163 (12.32%) .NET
12 160 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 139 (10.51%) Java
14 136 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
15 135 (10.20%) Telecoms
16 134 (10.13%) MS Excel
17 133 (10.05%) SQL Server
18 125 (9.45%) Data Centre
19 120 (9.07%) C#
20 115 (8.69%) Presales
21 107 (8.09%) VMware
22 98 (7.41%) Service Delivery
23 94 (7.11%) Linux
24 93 (7.03%) Marketing
25 91 (6.88%) Retail
26 90 (6.80%) Computer Science
26 90 (6.80%) SDLC
27 88 (6.65%) Product Management
28 86 (6.50%) JavaScript
29 85 (6.42%) Windows Server

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 52 (3.93%) SharePoint
2 46 (3.48%) IIS
3 30 (2.27%) CMS
4 29 (2.19%) MS Exchange
4 29 (2.19%) SAS
5 17 (1.28%) Apache
6 12 (0.91%) SharePoint 2010
7 11 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
8 10 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
9 9 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
9 9 (0.68%) Skype for Business
10 8 (0.60%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
11 6 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.45%) NetWeaver
11 6 (0.45%) WordPress
12 5 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.38%) Tomcat
13 4 (0.30%) JBoss
14 3 (0.23%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 134 (10.13%) MS Excel
2 70 (5.29%) MS Project
3 68 (5.14%) MS Office
4 28 (2.12%) SPSS
5 25 (1.89%) MS Visio
6 15 (1.13%) MS PowerPoint
7 5 (0.38%) LaTeX
8 4 (0.30%) AutoCAD
8 4 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
9 3 (0.23%) OrCAD
10 2 (0.15%) Stata
11 1 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.076%) Photoshop
11 1 (0.076%) Revit
Business Applications
1 12 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
2 7 (0.53%) Primavera
3 6 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.45%) Magento
3 6 (0.45%) Unica
4 5 (0.38%) SAP GRC
4 5 (0.38%) SAP HR
4 5 (0.38%) Toggl
5 4 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.23%) FastStats
6 3 (0.23%) SAP Business One
7 2 (0.15%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
8 1 (0.076%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.076%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.076%) SAP MDM
8 1 (0.076%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.076%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 56 (4.23%) SaaS
2 39 (2.95%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 27 (2.04%) Office 365
5 22 (1.66%) IaaS
6 18 (1.36%) PaaS
7 15 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
8 11 (0.83%) GitHub
9 4 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 4 (0.30%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.15%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.15%) Sage Pay
11 1 (0.076%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.076%) Amazon ELB
11 1 (0.076%) Amazon Glacier
11 1 (0.076%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.076%) CloudFront
11 1 (0.076%) Heroku
11 1 (0.076%) Route 53
11 1 (0.076%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 57 (4.31%) SAN
2 50 (3.78%) LAN
3 48 (3.63%) WAN
4 36 (2.72%) TCP/IP
5 34 (2.57%) Internet
6 25 (1.89%) Firewall
7 24 (1.81%) VoIP
8 23 (1.74%) DNS
9 18 (1.36%) DHCP
10 16 (1.21%) Unified Communications
10 16 (1.21%) Wireless
11 13 (0.98%) VPN
11 13 (0.98%) Wi-Fi
12 12 (0.91%) Network Security
13 11 (0.83%) Broadband
13 11 (0.83%) HTTP
14 9 (0.68%) MPLS
14 9 (0.68%) SSL
15 8 (0.60%) Cisco ASA
15 8 (0.60%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (10.05%) SQL Server
2 64 (4.84%) Big Data
3 41 (3.10%) BusinessObjects
4 36 (2.72%) Relational Database
5 35 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
6 30 (2.27%) Hadoop
7 29 (2.19%) GIS
7 29 (2.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 26 (1.97%) MySQL
10 18 (1.36%) Data Mining
11 15 (1.13%) SQL Server 2008
12 14 (1.06%) NoSQL
12 14 (1.06%) SAP HANA
13 13 (0.98%) SAP BI
14 12 (0.91%) DB2
15 11 (0.83%) MongoDB
16 8 (0.60%) RDBMS
17 7 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
18 6 (0.45%) Lumira
Development Applications
1 62 (4.69%) JIRA
2 15 (1.13%) Jenkins
3 14 (1.06%) Git (software)
4 12 (0.91%) Selenium
4 12 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (0.83%) Subversion
6 9 (0.68%) HP UFT
7 8 (0.60%) Cucumber
8 7 (0.53%) Visual Studio
9 6 (0.45%) JUnit
9 6 (0.45%) ZenHub
10 5 (0.38%) LoadRunner
10 5 (0.38%) Maven
11 4 (0.30%) JBehave
11 4 (0.30%) NetBeans
11 4 (0.30%) Ranorex
11 4 (0.30%) RSpec
12 3 (0.23%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (0.23%) PHPUnit
12 3 (0.23%) VersionOne
General
1 311 (23.51%) Finance
2 135 (10.20%) Telecoms
3 93 (7.03%) Marketing
4 91 (6.88%) Retail
5 81 (6.12%) Banking
6 40 (3.02%) Advertising
7 34 (2.57%) Investment Banking
8 27 (2.04%) Games
9 22 (1.66%) Manufacturing
10 21 (1.59%) Billing
10 21 (1.59%) Financial Institution
11 19 (1.44%) German Language
12 18 (1.36%) Law
13 17 (1.28%) Legal
14 13 (0.98%) Front Office
15 12 (0.91%) Electronics
15 12 (0.91%) French Language
16 9 (0.68%) Italian Language
16 9 (0.68%) Retail Banking
16 9 (0.68%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 163 (12.32%) .NET
2 81 (6.12%) HTML
3 51 (3.85%) XML
4 46 (3.48%) CSS
5 42 (3.17%) Web Services
6 35 (2.65%) ASP.NET
7 25 (1.89%) HTML5
8 18 (1.36%) FIX Protocol
9 17 (1.28%) .NET Framework
9 17 (1.28%) Middleware
10 13 (0.98%) Ajax
10 13 (0.98%) jQuery
10 13 (0.98%) Velocity
11 11 (0.83%) SOAP
12 10 (0.76%) J2EE
12 10 (0.76%) SAP Basis
13 9 (0.68%) REST
14 8 (0.60%) AngularJS
14 8 (0.60%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (0.60%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 136 (10.28%) Analytical Skills
2 125 (9.45%) Data Centre
3 90 (6.80%) Computer Science
4 48 (3.63%) Management Information System
5 46 (3.48%) User Experience
6 32 (2.42%) Mobile App
7 30 (2.27%) Visualisation
8 23 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (1.66%) Derivative
10 21 (1.59%) Equities
10 21 (1.59%) PMI
11 19 (1.44%) Social Media
12 17 (1.28%) Fintech
12 17 (1.28%) Hedge funds
13 16 (1.21%) Data Structures
13 16 (1.21%) Mainframe
14 13 (0.98%) Blog
15 12 (0.91%) Mathematics
16 11 (0.83%) Replication
17 10 (0.76%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 183 (13.83%) Windows
2 94 (7.11%) Linux
3 85 (6.42%) Windows Server
4 47 (3.55%) Unix
5 44 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 39 (2.95%) Android
7 38 (2.87%) Windows Server 2012
8 34 (2.57%) Apple iOS
9 18 (1.36%) Windows 7
10 17 (1.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (0.76%) Windows 10
12 6 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 5 (0.38%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.38%) NetWare
14 4 (0.30%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.30%) Windows Phone
15 3 (0.23%) Debian
15 3 (0.23%) Windows XP
16 2 (0.15%) Mac OS X
17 1 (0.076%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 476 (35.98%) Project Management
2 349 (26.38%) Agile Software Development
3 220 (16.63%) ITIL
4 213 (16.10%) PRINCE2
5 180 (13.61%) Scrum
6 160 (12.09%) Stakeholder Management
7 115 (8.69%) Presales
8 98 (7.41%) Service Delivery
9 90 (6.80%) SDLC
10 88 (6.65%) Product Management
11 81 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
12 76 (5.74%) Change Management
13 74 (5.59%) Analytics
13 74 (5.59%) E-Commerce
14 69 (5.22%) Continuous Improvement
15 64 (4.84%) Line Management
16 60 (4.54%) Business Analysis
16 60 (4.54%) Programme Management
17 56 (4.23%) CRM
18 50 (3.78%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 192 (14.51%) SQL
2 139 (10.51%) Java
3 120 (9.07%) C#
4 86 (6.50%) JavaScript
5 71 (5.37%) Python
6 47 (3.55%) PHP
7 31 (2.34%) VB.NET
8 30 (2.27%) T-SQL
9 24 (1.81%) C++
10 20 (1.51%) Ruby
11 17 (1.28%) C
12 11 (0.83%) Perl
13 8 (0.60%) ABAP
14 7 (0.53%) sed
14 7 (0.53%) VB
14 7 (0.53%) VBScript
15 6 (0.45%) Bash Shell
15 6 (0.45%) PL/SQL
16 5 (0.38%) PowerShell
16 5 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 211 (15.95%) Degree
2 57 (4.31%) PMI Certification
3 42 (3.17%) PMP
4 34 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (2.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 30 (2.27%) MCSE
7 18 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 17 (1.28%) ITIL Certification
9 16 (1.21%) APMP
10 14 (1.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (0.91%) Cisco Certification
11 12 (0.91%) CISM
11 12 (0.91%) Security Cleared
12 11 (0.83%) MCITP
13 9 (0.68%) CCNP
14 8 (0.60%) CISSP
15 7 (0.53%) SC Cleared
16 6 (0.45%) CISA
17 5 (0.38%) CCNA
17 5 (0.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (5.74%) QA
2 66 (4.99%) SLA
3 17 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.91%) COBIT
4 12 (0.91%) PCI DSS
5 9 (0.68%) ISO 9001
6 5 (0.38%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.30%) PMBOK
7 4 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.23%) WCAG
9 2 (0.15%) ISO 14001
10 1 (0.076%) EMIR
10 1 (0.076%) FATCA
System Software
1 63 (4.76%) Active Directory
2 55 (4.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (1.59%) Hyper-V
4 8 (0.60%) VMware Server
5 7 (0.53%) XenApp
6 6 (0.45%) VMware ESX
6 6 (0.45%) vSphere
7 5 (0.38%) Docker
8 3 (0.23%) Terminal Server
8 3 (0.23%) Varnish
8 3 (0.23%) vCloud
9 2 (0.15%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.15%) KVM
9 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.076%) Firmware
10 1 (0.076%) Snort
10 1 (0.076%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 6 (0.45%) SCCM
2 5 (0.38%) Ansible
2 5 (0.38%) Cacti
2 5 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.38%) Puppet
3 4 (0.30%) SCOM
4 3 (0.23%) Ganglia
4 3 (0.23%) Nagios
4 3 (0.23%) TeamSite
5 2 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
5 2 (0.15%) Nessus
5 2 (0.15%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.15%) Nmap
5 2 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.15%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.15%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 2 (0.15%) WSUS
6 1 (0.076%) Graphite
6 1 (0.076%) RSA Security Analytics
Vendors
1 243 (18.37%) Microsoft
2 107 (8.09%) VMware
3 75 (5.67%) SAP
4 69 (5.22%) Oracle
5 63 (4.76%) Cisco
6 30 (2.27%) Citrix
6 30 (2.27%) Tableau
7 29 (2.19%) IBM
8 22 (1.66%) Salesforce.com
9 21 (1.59%) CheckPoint
9 21 (1.59%) HP
10 18 (1.36%) Rally
11 13 (0.98%) EMC
12 10 (0.76%) Juniper
13 9 (0.68%) Sitecore
14 8 (0.60%) Google
15 7 (0.53%) F5
15 7 (0.53%) Nokia Networks
15 7 (0.53%) Remedy
15 7 (0.53%) Sophos
London
Arrows Group
Salary: £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Search Consultancy
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum + benefit and bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: From £60,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits & Car
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Claremont Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 -£90,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 000 to £65 000
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 000 to £65 000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £35 000 to £65 000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55,000 to £75,000 basic (Plus substantial package)
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Hiring People
Salary: £50k - 70k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: Competitive Base + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Doncaster Council
Salary: From £45,482 to £48,461 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Interview slots available!
Posted: Yesterday
London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Rotherham, South Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £27,000 to £45,000 per annum plus Stocks Options and Health Schem
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £43000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension,
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago