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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Technical Manager
Rank 347 371 368
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 832 826 776
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.75% 0.69% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 0.73% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 648 642 598
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 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £77,550 £77,250
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +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
104696 113578 106402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.59% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85538 92124 88516
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +15 770 £55,000 - 95
London +29 372 £55,000 -4.34% 46
South East -14 175 £55,000 +4.76% 22
City of London +41 69 £60,000 -14.28% 5
Yorkshire +16 47 £60,000 +4.34% 2
Berkshire -4 47 £57,500 +6.48% 5
North West +27 44 £51,000 -7.27% 3
East of England +24 40 £48,400 -7.80% 8
West Yorkshire +26 39 £60,000 +4.34% 2
South West -18 37 £42,500 +9.67% 4
Leeds +21 33 £65,000 +13.04% 1
West Midlands -44 32 £57,500 +9.52% 8
Scotland +27 31 £55,000 +29.41% 1
East Sussex +4 29 £42,500 -11.91% 1
Manchester +14 26 £51,000 +7.36% 2
Edinburgh +28 23 £55,000 +15.78% 1
Hertfordshire +9 23 £50,000 -2.43% 3
Surrey -22 22 £45,000 -7.69% 1
Oxfordshire +6 19 £60,000 +60.00% 3
Hampshire -6 19 £63,750 +15.90% 4
Warwickshire +4 16 £55,000 +57.14%
Bedfordshire +31 15 £48,400 -7.80% 2
Oxford +11 15 £60,000 +62.16% 2
Brighton +6 15 £36,000 +2.85%
West Sussex -16 14 £48,750 -31.81% 3
East Midlands +6 13 £47,500 - 1
Cheshire +19 12 £48,750 -11.36% 1
Reading -6 12 £60,000 +31.86% 2
Birmingham -30 12 £70,000 +27.27% 4
Warwick - 12 £56,250 -

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 553 (36.19%) Project Management
2 487 (31.87%) Agile Software Development
3 343 (22.45%) Finance
4 306 (20.03%) Degree
5 255 (16.69%) PRINCE2
6 242 (15.84%) Microsoft
7 220 (14.40%) ITIL
8 210 (13.74%) Scrum
9 205 (13.42%) Windows
10 202 (13.22%) SQL
11 200 (13.09%) Service Delivery
12 172 (11.26%) Stakeholder Management
13 165 (10.80%) Linux
14 150 (9.82%) VMware
15 143 (9.36%) Java
16 138 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
17 136 (8.90%) Waterfall
18 128 (8.38%) Banking
19 119 (7.79%) Oracle
20 116 (7.59%) .NET
21 112 (7.33%) SQL Server
21 112 (7.33%) MS Excel
22 111 (7.26%) Retail
23 107 (7.00%) Computer Science
24 102 (6.68%) Telecoms
25 101 (6.61%) Mentoring
26 100 (6.54%) E-Commerce
27 96 (6.28%) Marketing
28 93 (6.09%) Continuous Improvement
29 89 (5.82%) VMware Infrastructure

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 62 (4.06%) SharePoint
2 50 (3.27%) IIS
3 38 (2.49%) MS Exchange
4 31 (2.03%) Apache
5 26 (1.70%) CMS
6 18 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (1.11%) SAS
8 16 (1.05%) nginx
9 15 (0.98%) Lync
10 13 (0.85%) NetWeaver
11 11 (0.72%) WebSphere
11 11 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2013
12 10 (0.65%) OpenStack
13 8 (0.52%) Confluence
14 7 (0.46%) Sitecore CMS
15 5 (0.33%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.33%) WebLogic
16 4 (0.26%) FileNet
16 4 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 112 (7.33%) MS Excel
2 66 (4.32%) MS Project
3 65 (4.25%) MS Office
4 14 (0.92%) MS Visio
4 14 (0.92%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.26%) NASTRAN
5 4 (0.26%) CATIA
6 1 (0.065%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.065%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 16 (1.05%) Oracle Applications
2 13 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.52%) BusinessWare
4 7 (0.46%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.33%) Misys Midas
5 5 (0.33%) Magento
6 4 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.20%) Primavera
7 3 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
7 3 (0.20%) Cognos TM1
8 1 (0.065%) assyst
8 1 (0.065%) Infor CRM
8 1 (0.065%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.065%) Oracle BPM
8 1 (0.065%) AquaLogic BPM
8 1 (0.065%) Shopify
8 1 (0.065%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.065%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.065%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.065%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (4.58%) SaaS
2 28 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
3 26 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
4 22 (1.44%) PaaS
5 21 (1.37%) IaaS
6 18 (1.18%) Office 365
7 17 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 4 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.20%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.20%) Force.com
9 3 (0.20%) Google Apps
10 2 (0.13%) GitHub
11 1 (0.065%) Basecamp
11 1 (0.065%) Cloud Coach
Communications & Networking
1 89 (5.82%) Firewall
2 86 (5.63%) LAN
3 79 (5.17%) TCP/IP
4 75 (4.91%) WAN
5 71 (4.65%) SAN
6 62 (4.06%) DNS
7 57 (3.73%) Internet
8 51 (3.34%) VoIP
9 44 (2.88%) MPLS
10 39 (2.55%) DHCP
11 37 (2.42%) Wireless
11 37 (2.42%) Unified Communications
12 30 (1.96%) VPN
13 25 (1.64%) SMTP
14 22 (1.44%) NAS
15 20 (1.31%) FTP
16 19 (1.24%) LTE
17 18 (1.18%) SSH
17 18 (1.18%) Network Security
18 17 (1.11%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 36 (2.36%) MySQL
3 28 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
4 27 (1.77%) DB2
4 27 (1.77%) Relational Database
5 22 (1.44%) Big Data
6 21 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
7 15 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (0.92%) Oracle Database
9 13 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 12 (0.79%) SAP HANA
11 11 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
12 10 (0.65%) NoSQL
13 8 (0.52%) Hadoop
13 8 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
14 7 (0.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 7 (0.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 7 (0.46%) RDBMS
15 5 (0.33%) DataStage
15 5 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 35 (2.29%) JIRA
2 23 (1.51%) Jenkins
3 22 (1.44%) Maven
4 21 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (1.37%) Subversion
5 14 (0.92%) Git (software)
6 13 (0.85%) Ant
7 7 (0.46%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (0.46%) Hudson
8 6 (0.39%) LoadRunner
8 6 (0.39%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.33%) Oracle Forms
9 5 (0.33%) Selenium
9 5 (0.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (0.26%) CruiseControl
10 4 (0.26%) Cucumber
11 3 (0.20%) InstallShield
11 3 (0.20%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.13%) Rational Robot
12 2 (0.13%) JUnit
General
1 343 (22.45%) Finance
2 128 (8.38%) Banking
3 111 (7.26%) Retail
4 102 (6.68%) Telecoms
5 96 (6.28%) Marketing
6 44 (2.88%) Games
7 25 (1.64%) Publishing
8 23 (1.51%) Front Office
9 21 (1.37%) Manufacturing
10 20 (1.31%) Advertising
10 20 (1.31%) Electronics
11 17 (1.11%) Back Office
11 17 (1.11%) Multimedia
11 17 (1.11%) French Language
12 15 (0.98%) Investment Banking
12 15 (0.98%) Legal
13 14 (0.92%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.72%) Aerospace
15 9 (0.59%) Law
16 6 (0.39%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (7.59%) .NET
2 81 (5.30%) HTML
3 80 (5.24%) XML
4 65 (4.25%) Web Services
5 52 (3.40%) CSS
6 21 (1.37%) J2EE
7 20 (1.31%) Middleware
8 18 (1.18%) HTML5
9 17 (1.11%) Velocity
9 17 (1.11%) ASP.NET
10 11 (0.72%) CSS3
11 10 (0.65%) Spring
12 9 (0.59%) Hibernate
12 9 (0.59%) jQuery
13 8 (0.52%) .NET Framework
13 8 (0.52%) Servlets
13 8 (0.52%) EJB
13 8 (0.52%) Struts
14 7 (0.46%) JSP
14 7 (0.46%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 138 (9.03%) Analytical Skills
2 107 (7.00%) Computer Science
3 84 (5.50%) Management Information System
4 49 (3.21%) PMI
5 44 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
6 35 (2.29%) Statistics
7 29 (1.90%) Mobile App
7 29 (1.90%) User Experience
8 27 (1.77%) Digital Media
9 25 (1.64%) Open Source
10 22 (1.44%) BYOD
11 20 (1.31%) iSeries
12 19 (1.24%) Mathematics
13 13 (0.85%) Mainframe
14 11 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (0.72%) Social Media
15 10 (0.65%) GIS
15 10 (0.65%) Clustering
16 8 (0.52%) IVR
16 8 (0.52%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 205 (13.42%) Windows
2 165 (10.80%) Linux
3 89 (5.82%) UNIX
4 52 (3.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
6 28 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 20 (1.31%) VMS
9 18 (1.18%) Windows 7
10 16 (1.05%) Android
11 12 (0.79%) Windows 8
12 9 (0.59%) Mac OS X
13 7 (0.46%) AIX
13 7 (0.46%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.33%) Solaris
15 4 (0.26%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
16 2 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.065%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 553 (36.19%) Project Management
2 487 (31.87%) Agile Software Development
3 255 (16.69%) PRINCE2
4 220 (14.40%) ITIL
5 210 (13.74%) Scrum
6 200 (13.09%) Service Delivery
7 172 (11.26%) Stakeholder Management
8 136 (8.90%) Waterfall
9 101 (6.61%) Mentoring
10 100 (6.54%) E-Commerce
11 93 (6.09%) Continuous Improvement
12 76 (4.97%) Change Management
13 72 (4.71%) CRM
13 72 (4.71%) Migration
14 58 (3.80%) Service Management
15 52 (3.40%) Incident Management
16 50 (3.27%) Coaching
17 47 (3.08%) Web Development
17 47 (3.08%) Product Management
17 47 (3.08%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 202 (13.22%) SQL
2 143 (9.36%) Java
3 76 (4.97%) C#
4 66 (4.32%) JavaScript
5 38 (2.49%) C
6 32 (2.09%) PHP
7 29 (1.90%) Python
8 24 (1.57%) C++
9 12 (0.79%) T-SQL
10 9 (0.59%) PL/SQL
10 9 (0.59%) VBA
11 7 (0.46%) VB.NET
11 7 (0.46%) Shell Script
11 7 (0.46%) Perl
11 7 (0.46%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.33%) Ruby
12 5 (0.33%) XQuery
13 4 (0.26%) XPath
14 3 (0.20%) R
14 3 (0.20%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 306 (20.03%) Degree
2 79 (5.17%) PMI Certification
3 65 (4.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 57 (3.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 53 (3.47%) MCSE
6 45 (2.95%) PMP
7 40 (2.62%) ITIL Certification
8 32 (2.09%) Cisco Certification
9 30 (1.96%) CCNA
9 30 (1.96%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 24 (1.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 21 (1.37%) Security Cleared
12 17 (1.11%) SC Cleared
13 10 (0.65%) DV Cleared
14 8 (0.52%) CISSP
15 7 (0.46%) MCSA
15 7 (0.46%) CCNP
16 6 (0.39%) MCP
17 5 (0.33%) APMP
18 4 (0.26%) PCI QSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (4.84%) SLA
2 70 (4.58%) QA
3 11 (0.72%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.46%) COBIT
5 6 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 5 (0.33%) ISO 9000
6 5 (0.33%) MiFID
6 5 (0.33%) EMIR
7 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.13%) PMBOK
8 2 (0.13%) SNOMED CT
9 1 (0.065%) COREP
9 1 (0.065%) FINREP
9 1 (0.065%) Basel III
9 1 (0.065%) CRD IV
System Software
1 89 (5.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 64 (4.19%) Active Directory
3 37 (2.42%) Hyper-V
4 32 (2.09%) vSphere
5 27 (1.77%) VMware ESX
6 25 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
7 18 (1.18%) Sendmail
8 16 (1.05%) Postfix
9 10 (0.65%) XenApp
10 3 (0.20%) XenServer
11 2 (0.13%) Xen
11 2 (0.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
11 2 (0.13%) Firmware
11 2 (0.13%) Terminal Services
11 2 (0.13%) ISA Server
11 2 (0.13%) vCloud
12 1 (0.065%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.065%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.065%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 26 (1.70%) SCCM
2 15 (0.98%) SCOM
3 10 (0.65%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.13%) Puppet
6 2 (0.13%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.13%) OpenView
7 1 (0.065%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.065%) Salt
7 1 (0.065%) Mesos
7 1 (0.065%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.065%) ARCserve
7 1 (0.065%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.065%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.065%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.065%) WSUS
7 1 (0.065%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 242 (15.84%) Microsoft
2 150 (9.82%) VMware
3 119 (7.79%) Oracle
4 53 (3.47%) Citrix
5 52 (3.40%) IBM
6 49 (3.21%) Cisco
7 39 (2.55%) HP
8 32 (2.09%) SAP
9 30 (1.96%) Avaya
10 24 (1.57%) 3PAR
11 21 (1.37%) NetApp
12 20 (1.31%) CheckPoint
12 20 (1.31%) F5
13 18 (1.18%) Red Hat
13 18 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (0.72%) Google
14 11 (0.72%) SolarWinds
14 11 (0.72%) Akamai
15 9 (0.59%) Sitecore
15 9 (0.59%) Progress
Surrey
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Pension,Private Medical, Life Cove
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £55 000 to £75 000 basic (+ superb package!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £58000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £50,000 - £70,000 plus an excellent package
Posted: 2 days ago
West Sussex
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Stott & May
Salary: £55000 - £75000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Circa £40,000- £80,000 plus an outstanding package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bexhill-on-sea, Sussex
Hastings Direct
Salary: Bonus, Car Allw., Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £85,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Shefford, Bedfordshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus, extensive bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + travel
Posted: 3 days ago