The table below looks at the statistics for the Technical Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands 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 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 187 143 172
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +29
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 32 49 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.60% 1.00% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 1.04% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 25 33 31
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
Technical Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5066 4692 4847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.30% 95.52% 95.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4310 3916 4057
Average salary £39,750 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.62% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Technical Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Technical Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Technical Manager Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Technical Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Technical Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Technical Manager Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Technical Manager
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the West Midlands region 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
Warwickshire +4 16 £55,000 +57.14%
Birmingham -30 12 £70,000 +27.27% 4
Coventry -16 3 £45,000 -14.28% 1
Staffordshire - 1 £57,500 -
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.08%) Project Management
3 11 (22.92%) ITIL
4 7 (14.58%) Citrix
4 7 (14.58%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 6 (12.50%) NetApp
5 6 (12.50%) Workflow
6 5 (10.42%) IVR
6 5 (10.42%) VMware
6 5 (10.42%) Business Analysis
6 5 (10.42%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
6 5 (10.42%) HTML
6 5 (10.42%) MS Office
6 5 (10.42%) CSS
6 5 (10.42%) People Management
7 4 (8.33%) Customer Insight
7 4 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
7 4 (8.33%) SQL
7 4 (8.33%) CRM
7 4 (8.33%) VoIP
7 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.33%) UNIX
7 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
7 4 (8.33%) Service Management
7 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement

Technical Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 1 (2.08%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (10.42%) MS Office
1 5 (10.42%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.17%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.33%) VoIP
2 3 (6.25%) Internet
3 2 (4.17%) Firewall
4 1 (2.08%) NAS
4 1 (2.08%) Multicast
4 1 (2.08%) DHCP
4 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.08%) VPN
4 1 (2.08%) DNS
4 1 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) MS Access
2 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Visual Studio
1 1 (2.08%) Hudson
General
1 3 (6.25%) Legal
1 3 (6.25%) Retail
2 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Back Office
3 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.08%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.42%) CSS
1 5 (10.42%) HTML
2 3 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.08%) SOAP
3 1 (2.08%) XHTML
3 1 (2.08%) Ajax
3 1 (2.08%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.08%) jQuery
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.08%) HTML5
3 1 (2.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) IVR
2 4 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.08%) Life Science
4 1 (2.08%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.33%) UNIX
2 2 (4.17%) Linux
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.08%) Windows
3 1 (2.08%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (35.42%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.08%) Project Management
3 11 (22.92%) ITIL
4 7 (14.58%) Continuous Improvement
5 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
5 6 (12.50%) Workflow
6 5 (10.42%) Business Analysis
6 5 (10.42%) People Management
7 4 (8.33%) Customer Insight
7 4 (8.33%) Technical Analysis
7 4 (8.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (8.33%) Service Management
7 4 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.33%) CRM
8 3 (6.25%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.25%) Change Management
8 3 (6.25%) Scrum
8 3 (6.25%) Incident Management
8 3 (6.25%) Technical Architecture
8 3 (6.25%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.33%) SQL
2 2 (4.17%) Java
3 1 (2.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.08%) PHP
3 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
3 1 (2.08%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.08%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (6.25%) CCA
1 3 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (4.17%) MCITP
2 2 (4.17%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) CCNP
2 2 (4.17%) CCNA
3 1 (2.08%) MCSE
3 1 (2.08%) MCSA
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.58%) Citrix
3 6 (12.50%) NetApp
4 5 (10.42%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (10.42%) VMware
5 2 (4.17%) Oracle
6 1 (2.08%) Cisco
6 1 (2.08%) HP
6 1 (2.08%) EMC
6 1 (2.08%) Autodesk
6 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.08%) 3PAR
6 1 (2.08%) F5
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £70K + Car + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 per annum + 25 days holiday, work from home, pension etc.
Posted: 5 days ago