The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. 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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Technical Manager
Rank 67 53 55
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 4 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.75% 1.93% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 2.05% 2.82%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 0
Average salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Technical Manager
Hertfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region. 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
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
525 341 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 98.13% 94.20% 97.25%
Number of salaries quoted 379 260 229
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £58,750 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Technical Manager in the job title across the Watford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Technical Manager
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the Watford region.

Technical Manager Salary Trend in Watford

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) VMware
4 2 (28.57%) ISEB
4 2 (28.57%) VPN
4 2 (28.57%) SAN
4 2 (28.57%) EPoS
4 2 (28.57%) SAP FI
4 2 (28.57%) Apache
4 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
4 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
4 2 (28.57%) LAN
4 2 (28.57%) MySQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) IIS
4 2 (28.57%) SAP
4 2 (28.57%) UNIX
4 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
4 2 (28.57%) Test Management
4 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
4 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
4 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford region 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 2 (28.57%) IIS
1 2 (28.57%) Apache
1 2 (28.57%) Tomcat
1 2 (28.57%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) SAP FI
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) LAN
1 2 (28.57%) VPN
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) InstallShield
1 1 (14.29%) CruiseControl
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Maven
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
2 2 (28.57%) Windows 7
2 2 (28.57%) UNIX
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Integration Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Test Management
2 2 (28.57%) Test Scripting
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Test Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Data Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Product Management
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ISEB
1 2 (28.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (28.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) SAP
3 1 (14.29%) Macrovision