Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Manager was £67,500 in advertised job vacancies in Edinburgh during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Technical Manager
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 135 127 143
Rank change year-on-year -8 +16 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 19 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.70% 0.34% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.36% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 5
Edinburgh median annual salary £67,500 £50,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.66% +26.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £47,000 £37,250 £31,100
90th Percentile £85,000 £58,650 £61,500
Scotland median annual salary £67,500 £51,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +32.35% -2.86% +10.53%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies in Edinburgh with a recognized job title 2615 2226 2888
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 95.29% 95.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1595 1460 1848
Edinburgh median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +2.41%
10th Percentile £27,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,800 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings that featured Technical Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Manager in Edinburgh

Technical Manager
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Technical Manager in Edinburgh

Technical Manager
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Manager in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Manager in Edinburgh

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Technical Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Edinburgh region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (42.11%) Banking
3 7 (36.84%) Finance
3 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
4 5 (26.32%) CSS3
4 5 (26.32%) HTML5
4 5 (26.32%) BDD
4 5 (26.32%) Node.js
4 5 (26.32%) Coaching
4 5 (26.32%) SDLC
4 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
4 5 (26.32%) TDD
4 5 (26.32%) HTML
4 5 (26.32%) Java
4 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 5 (26.32%) CSS
5 4 (21.05%) Middleware
6 3 (15.79%) Base SAS
6 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
6 3 (15.79%) Data Management
6 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
6 3 (15.79%) Linux
6 3 (15.79%) SAS
6 3 (15.79%) Unix
6 3 (15.79%) SQL
6 3 (15.79%) Oracle
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
7 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills

Technical Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (15.79%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.26%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) Base SAS
2 1 (5.26%) DB2
General
1 8 (42.11%) Banking
2 7 (36.84%) Finance
3 1 (5.26%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) CSS
1 5 (26.32%) CSS3
1 5 (26.32%) HTML
1 5 (26.32%) HTML5
1 5 (26.32%) Node.js
2 4 (21.05%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Mainframe
2 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (10.53%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.26%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Linux
1 3 (15.79%) Unix
2 1 (5.26%) Windows
2 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (36.84%) Service Delivery
3 5 (26.32%) BDD
3 5 (26.32%) Coaching
3 5 (26.32%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (26.32%) SDLC
3 5 (26.32%) Software Engineering
3 5 (26.32%) TDD
4 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Data Management
4 3 (15.79%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Analytics
5 2 (10.53%) Change Control
5 2 (10.53%) IT Strategy
5 2 (10.53%) People Management
5 2 (10.53%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.26%) B2B
6 1 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (5.26%) ITIL
6 1 (5.26%) Practice Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) Java
1 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
2 3 (15.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (15.79%) Oracle
2 1 (5.26%) IBM
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) VMware