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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 355 364 370
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 814 727 767
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.71% 0.68% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.72% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 633 591 628
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,750 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -7 751 £55,000 +4.76% 88
London -8 395 £62,500 +8.69% 39
South East +9 150 £50,000 - 25
City of London +13 104 £62,500 +4.16% 12
East of England -31 55 £55,000 +22.22% 8
Berkshire +11 47 £60,000 +9.09% 5
South West -13 42 £50,000 +7.52% 3
Scotland +9 35 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Surrey -7 33 £55,000 +10.00% 6
Yorkshire -24 32 £43,000 -4.44% 5
West Midlands -9 31 £50,000 +15.60%
North West -26 29 £42,500 +6.25% 5
Reading +3 27 £60,000 +4.34% 1
Bristol +13 24 £75,000 +66.66%
Hampshire 0 23 £40,000 -20.00% 2
Hertfordshire -10 22 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Birmingham +1 21 £50,000 +11.11%
Oxfordshire +12 20 £38,000 +18.75% 4
Manchester -3 20 £43,750 +9.37% 2
Cambridgeshire 0 19 £55,000 +12.82% 3
Edinburgh +4 18 £45,000 -14.28% 1
East Midlands +6 17 £50,000 +11.11% 1
West Yorkshire -35 14 £45,000 - 3
Buckinghamshire +6 13 £43,000 -7.02% 1
Leeds -30 13 £45,000 -2.70% 2
North East +3 12 £60,000 -
Abingdon - 12 £36,000 - 3
Tyne and Wear +4 11 £60,000 -
Cambridge -13 11 £57,500 +4.54% 1
North Yorkshire -10 10 £30,000 -

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 570 (32.37%) Project Management
2 507 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
3 480 (27.26%) Finance
4 377 (21.41%) ITIL
5 313 (17.77%) PRINCE2
6 291 (16.52%) Windows
7 274 (15.56%) Microsoft
8 243 (13.80%) Scrum
9 206 (11.70%) SQL
10 196 (11.13%) Service Delivery
11 166 (9.43%) .NET
12 164 (9.31%) Oracle
12 164 (9.31%) VMware
13 161 (9.14%) SQL Server
14 156 (8.86%) Telecoms
15 152 (8.63%) Marketing
16 143 (8.12%) Java
17 140 (7.95%) Degree
17 140 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
18 136 (7.72%) MS Excel
19 122 (6.93%) HTML
20 121 (6.87%) QA
21 117 (6.64%) Service Management
22 112 (6.36%) Waterfall
23 107 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
24 103 (5.85%) JavaScript
25 101 (5.74%) Linux
26 100 (5.68%) Citrix
26 100 (5.68%) Firewall
27 98 (5.57%) Cisco

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 62 (3.52%) IIS
2 53 (3.01%) SharePoint
3 51 (2.90%) MS Exchange
4 50 (2.84%) CMS
5 42 (2.39%) Apache
6 33 (1.87%) Tomcat
7 29 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2010
8 18 (1.02%) Lync
8 18 (1.02%) WebSphere
9 17 (0.97%) SAS
10 12 (0.68%) Escenic
11 10 (0.57%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.57%) CICS
11 10 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2007
11 10 (0.57%) Alfresco
12 8 (0.45%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
13 7 (0.40%) IBM HTTP Server
14 6 (0.34%) Confluence
14 6 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 136 (7.72%) MS Excel
2 63 (3.58%) MS Project
3 50 (2.84%) MS Office
4 17 (0.97%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
6 9 (0.51%) Photoshop
7 8 (0.45%) Mingle
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 12 (0.68%) Oracle EBS
2 12 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
3 11 (0.62%) RMDS
4 10 (0.57%) Summit
4 10 (0.57%) Front Arena
4 10 (0.57%) 3000 Xtra
4 10 (0.57%) Bloomberg TOMS
4 10 (0.57%) Eikon
5 8 (0.45%) Google Analytics
6 7 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.23%) Oracle ERP
8 3 (0.17%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.17%) AquaLogic BPM
9 2 (0.11%) Sage 200
9 2 (0.11%) SAP SRM
9 2 (0.11%) SAP CRM
9 2 (0.11%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (0.11%) Agresso
9 2 (0.11%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 90 (5.11%) SaaS
2 59 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (3.07%) Office 365
4 22 (1.25%) Cloud Computing
5 14 (0.80%) IaaS
6 13 (0.74%) PaaS
7 12 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
8 11 (0.62%) Basecamp
9 9 (0.51%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.11%) Google Apps
11 1 (0.057%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 100 (5.68%) Firewall
2 90 (5.11%) SAN
3 86 (4.88%) LAN
4 78 (4.43%) WAN
5 62 (3.52%) DNS
6 47 (2.67%) TCP/IP
7 38 (2.16%) Internet
8 33 (1.87%) NAS
9 28 (1.59%) SSL
9 28 (1.59%) VPN
10 27 (1.53%) Wireless
11 25 (1.42%) MPLS
11 25 (1.42%) Ethernet
11 25 (1.42%) Unified Communications
12 20 (1.14%) Cisco Nexus
12 20 (1.14%) DHCP
13 19 (1.08%) HTTP
13 19 (1.08%) LTE
13 19 (1.08%) Fibre Channel
14 18 (1.02%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 161 (9.14%) SQL Server
2 44 (2.50%) MySQL
3 31 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
3 31 (1.76%) Relational Database
4 21 (1.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (1.19%) Hadoop
5 20 (1.14%) Big Data
6 18 (1.02%) Oracle BI EE
7 16 (0.91%) QlikView
8 15 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
8 15 (0.85%) Oracle Reports
9 14 (0.80%) Spotfire
10 13 (0.74%) DB2
10 13 (0.74%) Oracle Database
11 11 (0.62%) RDBMS
12 9 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 9 (0.51%) Base SAS
13 8 (0.45%) SQL Server 2012
13 8 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
14 6 (0.34%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 70 (3.98%) JIRA
2 13 (0.74%) Selenium
2 13 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (0.57%) NUnit
4 9 (0.51%) QuickTest Pro
4 9 (0.51%) LoadRunner
5 8 (0.45%) Visual Studio
5 8 (0.45%) Subversion
5 8 (0.45%) Bugzilla
6 7 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
6 7 (0.40%) Moq
6 7 (0.40%) SpecFlow
6 7 (0.40%) Jenkins
6 7 (0.40%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (0.28%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (0.28%) CruiseControl
7 5 (0.28%) Git (software)
8 4 (0.23%) Calabash
8 4 (0.23%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.17%) TeamCity
General
1 480 (27.26%) Finance
2 156 (8.86%) Telecoms
3 152 (8.63%) Marketing
4 87 (4.94%) Advertising
5 85 (4.83%) Banking
6 66 (3.75%) Retail
7 34 (1.93%) Manufacturing
8 27 (1.53%) Legal
9 26 (1.48%) Publishing
10 25 (1.42%) Law
11 23 (1.31%) Games
11 23 (1.31%) Investment Banking
12 22 (1.25%) Billing
13 19 (1.08%) Electronics
14 17 (0.97%) Automotive
14 17 (0.97%) French Language
15 15 (0.85%) German Language
16 12 (0.68%) Front Office
17 8 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.40%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 166 (9.43%) .NET
2 122 (6.93%) HTML
3 90 (5.11%) CSS
4 77 (4.37%) XML
5 48 (2.73%) ASP.NET
6 44 (2.50%) HTML5
7 37 (2.10%) REST
8 34 (1.93%) J2EE
8 34 (1.93%) Middleware
9 30 (1.70%) Web Services
10 26 (1.48%) .NET Framework
11 25 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
12 21 (1.19%) LAMP
13 20 (1.14%) SOAP
14 19 (1.08%) JSON
14 19 (1.08%) jQuery
15 16 (0.91%) WAMP
16 13 (0.74%) XSLT
17 12 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web API
18 11 (0.62%) DHTML
Miscellaneous
1 140 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (4.88%) User Experience
3 84 (4.77%) Enterprise Software
4 75 (4.26%) Management Information System
5 54 (3.07%) Computer Science
6 43 (2.44%) Mobile App
7 33 (1.87%) Digital Media
8 27 (1.53%) Social Media
8 27 (1.53%) Tandem
9 25 (1.42%) Mainframe
10 24 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 21 (1.19%) Open Source
12 17 (0.97%) Equities
12 17 (0.97%) E-Learning
13 15 (0.85%) Statistics
14 14 (0.80%) Blackberry
14 14 (0.80%) CMDB
15 13 (0.74%) CLARiiON
16 12 (0.68%) IPTV
16 12 (0.68%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 291 (16.52%) Windows
2 101 (5.74%) Linux
3 69 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 63 (3.58%) UNIX
5 46 (2.61%) Windows Phone
6 43 (2.44%) Windows Server 2012
6 43 (2.44%) Windows Phone 8
7 41 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 26 (1.48%) Android
8 26 (1.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 24 (1.36%) Solaris
10 23 (1.31%) Windows 7
11 22 (1.25%) Apple iOS
12 17 (0.97%) Windows XP
13 13 (0.74%) Windows 8
14 9 (0.51%) zOS
15 7 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
16 6 (0.34%) FreeBSD
16 6 (0.34%) HPUX
17 5 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 570 (32.37%) Project Management
2 507 (28.79%) Agile Software Development
3 377 (21.41%) ITIL
4 313 (17.77%) PRINCE2
5 243 (13.80%) Scrum
6 196 (11.13%) Service Delivery
7 117 (6.64%) Service Management
8 112 (6.36%) Waterfall
9 107 (6.08%) Stakeholder Management
10 93 (5.28%) Line Management
11 91 (5.17%) CRM
12 90 (5.11%) E-Commerce
13 74 (4.20%) Problem Management
14 71 (4.03%) Mentoring
15 66 (3.75%) Incident Management
16 63 (3.58%) Analytics
17 61 (3.46%) Product Management
18 59 (3.35%) Continuous Improvement
19 58 (3.29%) Business Analysis
20 55 (3.12%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 206 (11.70%) SQL
2 143 (8.12%) Java
3 103 (5.85%) JavaScript
4 93 (5.28%) C#
5 34 (1.93%) T-SQL
5 34 (1.93%) C
6 30 (1.70%) PHP
7 28 (1.59%) Python
8 24 (1.36%) Ruby
9 23 (1.31%) Perl
10 21 (1.19%) Groovy
11 17 (0.97%) PL/SQL
11 17 (0.97%) VB.NET
12 13 (0.74%) VB
12 13 (0.74%) Shell Script
13 12 (0.68%) Scala
13 12 (0.68%) Bash Shell
14 11 (0.62%) C++
15 10 (0.57%) Objective-C
16 5 (0.28%) VBA
Qualifications
1 140 (7.95%) Degree
2 93 (5.28%) ITIL Certification
3 51 (2.90%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 44 (2.50%) PMI Certification
5 43 (2.44%) Security Cleared
6 40 (2.27%) PMP
7 36 (2.04%) ISEB
8 31 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 31 (1.76%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 30 (1.70%) SC Cleared
10 27 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
11 23 (1.31%) CCNA
12 22 (1.25%) ISEB Practitioner
13 19 (1.08%) MCSE
14 15 (0.85%) DV Cleared
15 14 (0.80%) APMP
16 13 (0.74%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
17 12 (0.68%) CCNP
18 11 (0.62%) MCSA
19 9 (0.51%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 121 (6.87%) QA
2 86 (4.88%) SLA
3 16 (0.91%) COBIT
4 11 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 8 (0.45%) Data Quality
6 7 (0.40%) ISO 9001
7 4 (0.23%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.11%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.11%) COREP
8 2 (0.11%) FINREP
8 2 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 1 (0.057%) ISO 9000
9 1 (0.057%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.057%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.057%) MiFID
System Software
1 87 (4.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 77 (4.37%) Active Directory
3 43 (2.44%) Hyper-V
4 25 (1.42%) vSphere
5 22 (1.25%) XenApp
6 12 (0.68%) UAG
6 12 (0.68%) XenDesktop
6 12 (0.68%) EMC RecoverPoint
7 9 (0.51%) VMware ESX
8 8 (0.45%) XenServer
9 3 (0.17%) Squid
9 3 (0.17%) 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%) HDFS
10 2 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.11%) vCloud
11 1 (0.057%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 20 (1.14%) SCCM
2 12 (0.68%) WSUS
2 12 (0.68%) EMC NetWorker
3 11 (0.62%) Backup Exec
4 8 (0.45%) SCOM
5 6 (0.34%) NetBackup
6 4 (0.23%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 4 (0.23%) Puppet
7 3 (0.17%) NSN NetAct
7 3 (0.17%) OpenView
7 3 (0.17%) ServiceCenter
7 3 (0.17%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.11%) Cacti
8 2 (0.11%) Nagios
8 2 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.11%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.057%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.057%) Foglight
9 1 (0.057%) TeMIP
9 1 (0.057%) HP NNM
Vendors
1 274 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 164 (9.31%) Oracle
2 164 (9.31%) VMware
3 100 (5.68%) Citrix
4 98 (5.57%) Cisco
5 48 (2.73%) NetApp
6 44 (2.50%) Juniper
7 42 (2.39%) IBM
8 36 (2.04%) HP
9 33 (1.87%) SAP
10 32 (1.82%) EMC
10 32 (1.82%) Google
11 26 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
12 25 (1.42%) CheckPoint
13 22 (1.25%) Dell
13 22 (1.25%) F5
14 21 (1.19%) Business Objects
15 20 (1.14%) Red Hat
16 18 (1.02%) Informatica
16 18 (1.02%) Adobe
Berkshire
Fenwick Ryan
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + £20K OTE + Car + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Strong benefits package
Posted: 2 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
set2recruit
Salary: £45000 - £85000 Per Annum Bonus, car scheme, health insuranc
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum plus package
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Spencer Rose
Salary: Unspecified 20% Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + banking bonus + bens
Posted: 22 hours ago
Surrey
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum plus an outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Tesco Bank
Salary: benefits dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + OTE (£90K) + Car Allowance, Peniso
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £35k - £45k per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
RM Education
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + 5% bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £65000 - £90000 per annum + 10% bonus and bens
Posted: 2 days ago