Period
to 18 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Manager was £58,052 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 18 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
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 470 453 413
Rank change year-on-year -17 -40 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 1012 1130 1518
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.60% 0.63% 0.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.65% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 794 925 1298
England median annual salary £58,052 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £38,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 160513 172941 198856
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 129735 146008 166765
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Manager in England

Technical Manager
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Technical Manager in England

Technical Manager
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Manager in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Manager in England

Technical Manager
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +16 500 £67,500 +8.00% 22
South East -28 134 £52,000 -5.45% 12
Midlands +21 130 £57,500 +9.52% 4
North of England -33 92 £50,000 +5.26% 10
South West +10 87 £55,000 +7.84% 5
West Midlands -3 83 £55,000 +6.67% 2
East of England -26 68 £55,000 +10.00% 3
North West -30 61 £52,500 +1.94% 9
East Midlands +56 47 £70,000 +3.70% 2
Yorkshire -4 20 £45,000 +8.43% 1
North East +19 11 £50,000 -25.09%
South Coast - 1 £85,000 -
Technical Manager
UK

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 England region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 346 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
2 316 (31.23%) Finance
3 293 (28.95%) Project Management
4 212 (20.95%) ITIL
5 190 (18.77%) Microsoft
6 172 (17.00%) Scrum
7 164 (16.21%) Degree
8 144 (14.23%) PRINCE2
9 134 (13.24%) Windows
10 131 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
11 117 (11.56%) Retail
11 117 (11.56%) Service Delivery
12 104 (10.28%) Data Centre
13 100 (9.88%) Change Management
14 89 (8.79%) DevOps
15 85 (8.40%) Java
15 85 (8.40%) Banking
16 76 (7.51%) SQL
17 72 (7.11%) Office 365
18 71 (7.02%) Linux
19 70 (6.92%) Continuous Improvement
20 67 (6.62%) Line Management
21 65 (6.42%) User Experience
21 65 (6.42%) Marketing
22 64 (6.32%) Oracle
23 63 (6.23%) Migration
24 62 (6.13%) Microsoft Azure
25 59 (5.83%) SDLC
25 59 (5.83%) QA
26 57 (5.63%) RUP

Technical Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 42 (4.15%) SharePoint
2 32 (3.16%) MS Exchange
3 29 (2.87%) CMS
4 23 (2.27%) Skype for Business
5 17 (1.68%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (1.68%) IIS
5 17 (1.68%) Sitecore CMS
6 11 (1.09%) SAS
7 9 (0.89%) Tomcat
8 7 (0.69%) Confluence
8 7 (0.69%) OpenStack
8 7 (0.69%) Umbraco
8 7 (0.69%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.59%) Apache
10 5 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.40%) Moodle
12 3 (0.30%) Drupal
12 3 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 46 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (3.26%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (2.27%) Microsoft Project
4 15 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (1.38%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.49%) FrameMaker
6 5 (0.49%) SPSS
7 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.099%) Baselight
Business Applications
1 14 (1.38%) SAP Hybris
2 11 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.79%) Eikon
4 7 (0.69%) Exstream
5 5 (0.49%) Magento
6 3 (0.30%) Actimize
6 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.30%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.30%) Oracle AML
6 3 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
6 3 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.20%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.20%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.20%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.20%) SAP FSCM
8 1 (0.099%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 72 (7.11%) Office 365
2 62 (6.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 44 (4.35%) SaaS
4 38 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (0.89%) IaaS
6 8 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (0.69%) Yammer
8 6 (0.59%) PaaS
9 4 (0.40%) Dropbox
10 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.20%) GitHub
11 2 (0.20%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.20%) OneDrive
11 2 (0.20%) Trello
12 1 (0.099%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.099%) Data Lake Analytics
12 1 (0.099%) G Suite
12 1 (0.099%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.099%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 45 (4.45%) WAN
2 44 (4.35%) Firewall
3 38 (3.75%) LAN
4 24 (2.37%) Internet
4 24 (2.37%) Skype
5 20 (1.98%) SAN
6 19 (1.88%) Network Security
6 19 (1.88%) VPN
7 17 (1.68%) DNS
8 16 (1.58%) VoIP
9 15 (1.48%) TCP/IP
10 14 (1.38%) NetScaler
11 13 (1.28%) HTTP
11 13 (1.28%) Unified Communications
12 12 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
13 10 (0.99%) DHCP
14 9 (0.89%) Wireless
15 8 (0.79%) FTP
15 8 (0.79%) MPLS
15 8 (0.79%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (5.53%) Big Data
2 49 (4.84%) SQL Server
3 24 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
4 21 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (1.48%) MySQL
6 13 (1.28%) BusinessObjects
7 11 (1.09%) Hadoop
7 11 (1.09%) QlikView
7 11 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (0.99%) Relational Database
9 9 (0.89%) Power BI
9 9 (0.89%) RDBMS
10 8 (0.79%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.59%) NoSQL
11 6 (0.59%) Oracle Database 12c
12 4 (0.40%) GIS
13 3 (0.30%) DB2
13 3 (0.30%) OLAP
13 3 (0.30%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (1.88%) JIRA
2 12 (1.19%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.59%) Jenkins
5 5 (0.49%) Subversion
6 3 (0.30%) Selenium
6 3 (0.30%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.20%) Maven
7 2 (0.20%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.20%) Talend Open Studio
7 2 (0.20%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
8 1 (0.099%) Android Studio
8 1 (0.099%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.099%) GitLab
8 1 (0.099%) Mocha
8 1 (0.099%) Protractor
8 1 (0.099%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.099%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.099%) TestRail
8 1 (0.099%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 316 (31.23%) Finance
2 117 (11.56%) Retail
3 85 (8.40%) Banking
4 65 (6.42%) Marketing
5 48 (4.74%) Telecoms
6 41 (4.05%) Investment Banking
7 21 (2.08%) Financial Institution
8 20 (1.98%) Legal
9 17 (1.68%) Manufacturing
10 15 (1.48%) Games
11 14 (1.38%) Back Office
11 14 (1.38%) Law
12 11 (1.09%) Electronics
13 9 (0.89%) Advertising
13 9 (0.89%) Automotive
13 9 (0.89%) Publishing
14 8 (0.79%) Retail Banking
15 5 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.40%) French Language
16 4 (0.40%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (5.43%) .NET
2 31 (3.06%) XML
3 30 (2.96%) HTML
4 27 (2.67%) Web Services
5 23 (2.27%) REST
6 22 (2.17%) Middleware
7 15 (1.48%) CSS
8 13 (1.28%) ASP.NET
9 12 (1.19%) .NET Framework
9 12 (1.19%) HTML5
10 11 (1.09%) Node.js
10 11 (1.09%) React
10 11 (1.09%) SOAP
11 10 (0.99%) SailPoint
12 9 (0.89%) AngularJS
13 8 (0.79%) JSON
14 6 (0.59%) Java EE
14 6 (0.59%) OAuth
14 6 (0.59%) Oracle Fusion
14 6 (0.59%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 104 (10.28%) Data Centre
2 65 (6.42%) User Experience
3 56 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
4 50 (4.94%) Management Information System
5 49 (4.84%) Computer Science
6 23 (2.27%) Fintech
6 23 (2.27%) Hedge funds
7 22 (2.17%) Public Cloud
7 22 (2.17%) Virtual Team
8 15 (1.48%) PMI
9 14 (1.38%) Mobile App
10 13 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
11 10 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
12 8 (0.79%) Enterprise Software
12 8 (0.79%) Life Science
13 7 (0.69%) Mobile Computing
14 6 (0.59%) Derivative
14 6 (0.59%) FMCG
14 6 (0.59%) iPad
15 5 (0.49%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 134 (13.24%) Windows
2 71 (7.02%) Linux
3 51 (5.04%) Windows Server
4 41 (4.05%) Unix
5 22 (2.17%) Windows 7
6 17 (1.68%) Windows 10
7 16 (1.58%) Apple iOS
8 15 (1.48%) Solaris
9 14 (1.38%) Android
10 11 (1.09%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (0.89%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (0.69%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.59%) Oracle Linux
14 4 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
15 3 (0.30%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.20%) CentOS
16 2 (0.20%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.099%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (34.19%) Agile Software Development
2 293 (28.95%) Project Management
3 212 (20.95%) ITIL
4 172 (17.00%) Scrum
5 144 (14.23%) PRINCE2
6 131 (12.94%) Stakeholder Management
7 117 (11.56%) Service Delivery
8 100 (9.88%) Change Management
9 89 (8.79%) DevOps
10 70 (6.92%) Continuous Improvement
11 67 (6.62%) Line Management
12 63 (6.23%) Migration
13 59 (5.83%) SDLC
14 57 (5.63%) RUP
15 56 (5.53%) Service Management
16 53 (5.24%) Analytics
17 52 (5.14%) Presales
18 49 (4.84%) E-Commerce
18 49 (4.84%) Product Management
19 46 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 85 (8.40%) Java
2 76 (7.51%) SQL
3 48 (4.74%) C#
4 36 (3.56%) JavaScript
5 22 (2.17%) PowerShell
6 21 (2.08%) PHP
7 19 (1.88%) Python
8 14 (1.38%) C
9 11 (1.09%) C++
10 7 (0.69%) Perl
10 7 (0.69%) VB.NET
11 6 (0.59%) Ruby
11 6 (0.59%) T-SQL
12 4 (0.40%) Groovy
12 4 (0.40%) Scala
12 4 (0.40%) XPath
13 2 (0.20%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 2 (0.20%) Objective-C
13 2 (0.20%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.20%) R
Qualifications
1 164 (16.21%) Degree
2 27 (2.67%) PMI Certification
3 24 (2.37%) PMP
4 23 (2.27%) Security Cleared
5 20 (1.98%) CISSP
5 20 (1.98%) ITIL Certification
5 20 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 19 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
6 19 (1.88%) MCSE
7 18 (1.78%) Master's Degree
7 18 (1.78%) MBA
8 17 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
8 17 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 15 (1.48%) CISM
9 15 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 12 (1.19%) SC Cleared
11 11 (1.09%) CCNA
11 11 (1.09%) CCNP
12 10 (0.99%) CISA
12 10 (0.99%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.83%) QA
2 40 (3.95%) SLA
3 18 (1.78%) ISO 9001
4 15 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 13 (1.28%) PMO
6 9 (0.89%) MiFID
7 8 (0.79%) GDPR
8 7 (0.69%) ISO 9000
8 7 (0.69%) PCI DSS
9 6 (0.59%) Dodd-Frank
9 6 (0.59%) EMIR
10 5 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
10 5 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.40%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.30%) COBIT
12 3 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
12 3 (0.30%) NEBOSH
12 3 (0.30%) SEPA
13 1 (0.099%) Cyber Essentials
13 1 (0.099%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 51 (5.04%) Active Directory
2 25 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (1.88%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (0.69%) Terminal Services
5 7 (0.69%) vSphere
6 6 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
7 4 (0.40%) Docker
8 3 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.20%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (0.20%) XenApp
9 2 (0.20%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.099%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (2.08%) SCCM
1 21 (2.08%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 13 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
3 10 (0.99%) Core Impact
3 10 (0.99%) Nessus
3 10 (0.99%) Nexpose
3 10 (0.99%) OpenVAS
3 10 (0.99%) PowerBroker
3 10 (0.99%) QRadar
3 10 (0.99%) RSA Security Analytics
3 10 (0.99%) WSUS
4 6 (0.59%) Data Guard
4 6 (0.59%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 5 (0.49%) Backup Exec
6 2 (0.20%) Ansible
6 2 (0.20%) Cisco IPCC
6 2 (0.20%) FortiGate
6 2 (0.20%) Puppet
6 2 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 190 (18.77%) Microsoft
2 64 (6.32%) Oracle
3 53 (5.24%) Cisco
4 49 (4.84%) VMware
5 33 (3.26%) Citrix
6 32 (3.16%) SAP
7 25 (2.47%) IBM
8 18 (1.78%) hybris
9 17 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
9 17 (1.68%) Sitecore
10 15 (1.48%) Palo Alto
10 15 (1.48%) Symantec
10 15 (1.48%) Veritas
11 14 (1.38%) Hitachi
11 14 (1.38%) Sybase
12 13 (1.28%) CheckPoint
12 13 (1.28%) HP
12 13 (1.28%) McAfee
12 13 (1.28%) Qualys
13 12 (1.19%) Bloomberg