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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 340 363 353
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 891 731 804
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.76% 0.67% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.71% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 681 590 654
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £53,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -5.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,650 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014 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 22 August 2014. 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 +16 835 £55,000 +10.00% 78
London +23 429 £62,500 +8.69% 36
South East -14 153 £50,000 - 15
City of London +12 109 £65,000 +13.04% 9
East of England +19 64 £47,500 -5.00% 7
Berkshire -1 59 £57,500 +4.54% 4
South West +15 58 £55,000 +22.22% 5
North West -16 44 £45,000 -2.70% 3
Bristol +29 34 £76,250 +69.44%
Surrey -13 34 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Scotland -1 32 £48,750 -2.50% 7
West Midlands -5 32 £50,000 +4.16% 4
Reading +6 30 £57,500 +1.76% 4
Yorkshire -42 29 £44,000 +1.14% 7
Hertfordshire +4 28 £47,500 -19.14%
Manchester -4 28 £42,500 -5.55% 2
Hampshire +8 25 £40,000 -15.78% 2
East Midlands +5 22 £50,000 +132.55%
Birmingham +13 21 £57,500 +9.52% 3
Cambridgeshire +7 20 £55,000 +6.28% 2
Edinburgh +2 16 £51,500 -1.90% 3
North East +13 15 £47,500 - 1
Newbury +15 14 - -
Tyne and Wear - 14 £47,500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 13 £42,500 - 1
Oxfordshire +8 12 £36,000 +14.28% 5
North Yorkshire -9 11 £30,000 -31.03% 1
West Yorkshire -43 11 £45,000 - 5
Cambridge +2 10 £70,000 +20.17% 2
Harrogate -10 10 £30,000 -31.03%

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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.

1 582 (33.05%) Project Management
2 485 (27.54%) Finance
3 352 (19.99%) ITIL
4 320 (18.17%) PRINCE2
5 304 (17.26%) Windows
6 292 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
7 285 (16.18%) Microsoft
8 253 (14.37%) Scrum
9 206 (11.70%) SQL
10 187 (10.62%) Service Delivery
11 170 (9.65%) .NET
12 167 (9.48%) Oracle
13 166 (9.43%) SQL Server
14 162 (9.20%) MS Excel
14 162 (9.20%) Telecoms
15 157 (8.92%) VMware
16 149 (8.46%) Marketing
17 144 (8.18%) Degree
18 142 (8.06%) Java
19 126 (7.16%) HTML
20 122 (6.93%) Service Management
21 118 (6.70%) Waterfall
22 114 (6.47%) QA
23 105 (5.96%) JavaScript
24 103 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
25 99 (5.62%) C#
26 96 (5.45%) SaaS
27 95 (5.39%) Advertising
28 94 (5.34%) Citrix
29 93 (5.28%) CSS

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 70 (3.98%) IIS
2 69 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 59 (3.35%) MS Exchange
4 47 (2.67%) CMS
5 46 (2.61%) Apache
6 35 (1.99%) Tomcat
7 27 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2010
8 23 (1.31%) WebSphere
9 17 (0.97%) Lync
10 15 (0.85%) SAS
10 15 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2007
11 12 (0.68%) Escenic
11 12 (0.68%) CICS
12 11 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
13 10 (0.57%) Alfresco
14 7 (0.40%) WebLogic
14 7 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
14 7 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2003
14 7 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 162 (9.20%) MS Excel
2 63 (3.58%) MS Project
3 49 (2.78%) MS Office
4 17 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 12 (0.68%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (0.57%) Mingle
7 6 (0.34%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.23%) PowerPivot
9 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
10 2 (0.11%) S-PLUS
11 1 (0.057%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 19 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.74%) Oracle EBS
3 12 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
4 11 (0.62%) RMDS
5 10 (0.57%) Eikon
5 10 (0.57%) Bloomberg TOMS
5 10 (0.57%) 3000 Xtra
5 10 (0.57%) Front Arena
5 10 (0.57%) Summit
6 8 (0.45%) Google Analytics
7 7 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
8 5 (0.28%) SunGard Stream Clearvision
9 4 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
10 2 (0.11%) Sage 200
10 2 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.11%) AquaLogic BPM
10 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (0.11%) SAP CRM
10 2 (0.11%) SAP FI
10 2 (0.11%) HiPortfolio
Cloud Services
1 96 (5.45%) SaaS
2 57 (3.24%) Office 365
2 57 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
4 14 (0.80%) IaaS
5 12 (0.68%) PaaS
6 10 (0.57%) Basecamp
7 8 (0.45%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
10 1 (0.057%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 92 (5.22%) Firewall
2 90 (5.11%) SAN
3 75 (4.26%) LAN
4 74 (4.20%) WAN
5 67 (3.80%) DNS
6 42 (2.39%) TCP/IP
7 40 (2.27%) Internet
8 36 (2.04%) NAS
9 29 (1.65%) SSL
10 28 (1.59%) VPN
11 25 (1.42%) MPLS
12 23 (1.31%) Ethernet
13 22 (1.25%) Wireless
14 21 (1.19%) DHCP
15 19 (1.08%) LTE
16 18 (1.02%) Unified Communications
16 18 (1.02%) Network Security
16 18 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
16 18 (1.02%) GSM
16 18 (1.02%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 166 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 47 (2.67%) MySQL
3 38 (2.16%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (1.59%) Relational Database
5 24 (1.36%) QlikView
6 23 (1.31%) Oracle BI EE
7 22 (1.25%) Hadoop
8 19 (1.08%) Spotfire
8 19 (1.08%) Big Data
8 19 (1.08%) Oracle Database
9 18 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 16 (0.91%) DB2
11 15 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
12 14 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (0.74%) Oracle Database 11g
14 10 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
14 10 (0.57%) RDBMS
15 8 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 6 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
16 6 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 76 (4.32%) JIRA
2 12 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (0.62%) Bugzilla
3 11 (0.62%) Selenium
4 10 (0.57%) Visual Studio
5 9 (0.51%) Subversion
6 8 (0.45%) NUnit
7 7 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
7 7 (0.40%) Moq
7 7 (0.40%) SpecFlow
8 6 (0.34%) Jenkins
8 6 (0.34%) Git (software)
8 6 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (0.28%) QuickTest Pro
9 5 (0.28%) LoadRunner
10 3 (0.17%) CruiseControl
10 3 (0.17%) Bitbucket
11 2 (0.11%) Redmine
11 2 (0.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 485 (27.54%) Finance
2 162 (9.20%) Telecoms
3 149 (8.46%) Marketing
4 95 (5.39%) Advertising
5 80 (4.54%) Banking
6 72 (4.09%) Retail
7 33 (1.87%) Manufacturing
8 30 (1.70%) Legal
9 28 (1.59%) Investment Banking
9 28 (1.59%) Law
9 28 (1.59%) Publishing
10 25 (1.42%) Games
11 21 (1.19%) Electronics
12 20 (1.14%) Automotive
12 20 (1.14%) Billing
13 14 (0.80%) French Language
14 13 (0.74%) German Language
15 8 (0.45%) Front Office
15 8 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.34%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 170 (9.65%) .NET
2 126 (7.16%) HTML
3 93 (5.28%) CSS
4 76 (4.32%) XML
5 54 (3.07%) ASP.NET
6 49 (2.78%) HTML5
7 38 (2.16%) REST
8 35 (1.99%) J2EE
9 31 (1.76%) Middleware
10 30 (1.70%) Web Services
11 29 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
11 29 (1.65%) .NET Framework
12 27 (1.53%) LAMP
13 20 (1.14%) SOAP
14 19 (1.08%) jQuery
15 18 (1.02%) JSON
16 17 (0.97%) WAMP
17 12 (0.68%) XSLT
18 11 (0.62%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 11 (0.62%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 80 (4.54%) Enterprise Software
2 64 (3.63%) Management Information System
3 55 (3.12%) Computer Science
4 36 (2.04%) Mobile App
5 31 (1.76%) Digital Media
6 29 (1.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 28 (1.59%) Tandem
8 23 (1.31%) Open Source
9 21 (1.19%) Mainframe
9 21 (1.19%) Equities
9 21 (1.19%) Social Media
10 17 (0.97%) Clustering
11 15 (0.85%) E-Learning
12 14 (0.80%) Replication
13 13 (0.74%) CMDB
13 13 (0.74%) Mathematics
13 13 (0.74%) Derivative
13 13 (0.74%) Statistics
14 12 (0.68%) IPTV
14 12 (0.68%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 304 (17.26%) Windows
2 88 (5.00%) Linux
3 70 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
4 53 (3.01%) UNIX
5 46 (2.61%) Windows Server 2003
6 43 (2.44%) Windows Phone
7 40 (2.27%) Windows Phone 8
8 38 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
9 29 (1.65%) Windows 7
10 27 (1.53%) Android
11 25 (1.42%) Apple iOS
12 23 (1.31%) Windows XP
12 23 (1.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 22 (1.25%) Solaris
14 18 (1.02%) Windows 8
15 11 (0.62%) zOS
16 9 (0.51%) Mac OS
17 6 (0.34%) FreeBSD
18 5 (0.28%) Ubuntu
19 4 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 582 (33.05%) Project Management
2 352 (19.99%) ITIL
3 320 (18.17%) PRINCE2
4 292 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
5 253 (14.37%) Scrum
6 187 (10.62%) Service Delivery
7 122 (6.93%) Service Management
8 118 (6.70%) Waterfall
9 103 (5.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 88 (5.00%) CRM
11 83 (4.71%) E-Commerce
12 79 (4.49%) Problem Management
13 63 (3.58%) ITSM
14 60 (3.41%) RUP
14 60 (3.41%) Business Intelligence
14 60 (3.41%) Product Management
15 58 (3.29%) Analytics
16 57 (3.24%) Business Analysis
17 53 (3.01%) Continuous Improvement
18 52 (2.95%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 206 (11.70%) SQL
2 142 (8.06%) Java
3 105 (5.96%) JavaScript
4 99 (5.62%) C#
5 38 (2.16%) PHP
6 33 (1.87%) C
7 29 (1.65%) T-SQL
8 27 (1.53%) Ruby
9 25 (1.42%) Perl
10 24 (1.36%) Python
11 22 (1.25%) Groovy
12 18 (1.02%) VB.NET
13 16 (0.91%) PL/SQL
14 15 (0.85%) VB
15 12 (0.68%) Bash Shell
15 12 (0.68%) Scala
15 12 (0.68%) Objective-C
15 12 (0.68%) Shell Script
15 12 (0.68%) C++
16 6 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 144 (8.18%) Degree
2 80 (4.54%) ITIL Certification
3 57 (3.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 52 (2.95%) PMI Certification
5 46 (2.61%) PMP
6 39 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 34 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 33 (1.87%) ISEB
9 31 (1.76%) Security Cleared
10 25 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
10 25 (1.42%) MCSE
11 21 (1.19%) ISEB Practitioner
12 18 (1.02%) SC Cleared
13 16 (0.91%) CCNA
14 13 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 11 (0.62%) MCSA
15 11 (0.62%) MCITP
16 10 (0.57%) APMP
16 10 (0.57%) CCNP
17 9 (0.51%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (6.47%) QA
2 80 (4.54%) SLA
3 15 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (0.85%) COBIT
4 11 (0.62%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.28%) Data Quality
6 4 (0.23%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.11%) COREP
7 2 (0.11%) FINREP
7 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 1 (0.057%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.057%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.057%) MiFID
System Software
1 86 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 85 (4.83%) Active Directory
3 40 (2.27%) Hyper-V
4 21 (1.19%) vSphere
5 16 (0.91%) XenApp
6 10 (0.57%) VMware ESX
7 9 (0.51%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 9 (0.51%) UAG
8 5 (0.28%) XenServer
8 5 (0.28%) XenDesktop
8 5 (0.28%) Xen
9 3 (0.17%) ISA Server
9 3 (0.17%) qmail
9 3 (0.17%) Postfix
9 3 (0.17%) Sendmail
9 3 (0.17%) Squid
9 3 (0.17%) HDFS
10 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.11%) vCloud
11 1 (0.057%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 22 (1.25%) SCCM
2 15 (0.85%) WSUS
3 12 (0.68%) SCOM
3 12 (0.68%) Backup Exec
4 9 (0.51%) EMC NetWorker
5 6 (0.34%) Tivoli
6 5 (0.28%) OpenView
6 5 (0.28%) NetBackup
6 5 (0.28%) NSN NetAct
7 3 (0.17%) Tivoli Storage Manager
7 3 (0.17%) Netcool
7 3 (0.17%) TeMIP
7 3 (0.17%) HP NNM
7 3 (0.17%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (0.17%) ZABBIX
7 3 (0.17%) OVPI
8 2 (0.11%) Puppet
8 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.11%) WhatsUp Gold
8 2 (0.11%) Cacti
Vendors
1 285 (16.18%) Microsoft
2 167 (9.48%) Oracle
3 157 (8.92%) VMware
4 94 (5.34%) Citrix
5 93 (5.28%) Cisco
6 47 (2.67%) NetApp
7 40 (2.27%) IBM
8 39 (2.21%) SAP
8 39 (2.21%) Juniper
9 36 (2.04%) HP
10 33 (1.87%) Google
11 31 (1.76%) EMC
11 31 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
12 29 (1.65%) CheckPoint
13 27 (1.53%) Business Objects
14 24 (1.36%) Tableau
15 22 (1.25%) F5
15 22 (1.25%) Apple
16 20 (1.14%) Adobe
16 20 (1.14%) Informatica
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent career development
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Resource Management
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
EXCELerate
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum Circa £35k & Corporate Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Barclays
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Plus commission and car allowance (O
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
United Kingdom
MatsSoft Limited
Salary: 20 days holiday Annual bonus after being at the company 12 months base
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £19,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Broady Limited
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum to 65k + car allowance + min 18% bon
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Acumin
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £62,000 to £77,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
CD Sales Recruitment
Salary: Basic Salary £50-65K + 25-30% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £32k - £40k per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 3 days ago