Period
to 17 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Technical Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 17 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
England > South West
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 249 277 312
Rank change year-on-year +28 +35 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 88 69 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.85% 0.63% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 0.65% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 75 61 43
South West median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.84% +20.00% -15.00%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £70,979
England median annual salary £58,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.36% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10095 10620 11558
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.56% 97.01% 97.11%
Number of salaries quoted 8379 8964 9778
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Manager in the South West

Technical Manager
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Technical Manager in the South West

Technical Manager
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Manager in the South West over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Technical Manager in the South West

Technical Manager
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the South West region over the 6 months to 17 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
Bristol +13 62 £70,000 +35.08% 1
Wiltshire +8 13 £42,500 +30.77% 1
Somerset -2 6 £40,000 -38.46%
Gloucestershire +11 2 £45,625 +1.39%
Dorset -9 2 £32,000 +16.36% 2
Devon - 2 £37,250 - 1
Cornwall - 1 £42,500 -
Technical Manager
England

Technical Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 17 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 South West region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 41 (46.59%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (42.05%) Finance
3 28 (31.82%) Scrum
4 25 (28.41%) Project Management
5 23 (26.14%) Retail
6 22 (25.00%) Degree
7 18 (20.45%) Software Engineering
7 18 (20.45%) Continuous Improvement
8 16 (18.18%) Data Centre
8 16 (18.18%) RUP
9 14 (15.91%) Banking
9 14 (15.91%) ITIL
9 14 (15.91%) PRINCE2
9 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
10 13 (14.77%) Computer Science
11 12 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
11 12 (13.64%) DevOps
12 11 (12.50%) User Experience
12 11 (12.50%) Big Data
12 11 (12.50%) Migration
12 11 (12.50%) Change Management
13 9 (10.23%) QA
13 9 (10.23%) Marketing
13 9 (10.23%) SDLC
14 8 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
14 8 (9.09%) Low Latency
14 8 (9.09%) Management Information System
15 6 (6.82%) Mentoring
15 6 (6.82%) Collaborative Working
15 6 (6.82%) People Management

Technical Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 (3.41%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.41%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.68%) SaaS
2 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) WAN
2 3 (3.41%) Internet
2 3 (3.41%) Skype
3 2 (2.27%) IP Telephony
3 2 (2.27%) LAN
3 2 (2.27%) VoIP
3 2 (2.27%) Wireless
4 1 (1.14%) DNS
4 1 (1.14%) Firewall
4 1 (1.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.50%) Big Data
2 5 (5.68%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.14%) JIRA
General
1 37 (42.05%) Finance
2 23 (26.14%) Retail
3 14 (15.91%) Banking
4 9 (10.23%) Marketing
5 6 (6.82%) Investment Banking
6 4 (4.55%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.55%) Telecoms
7 3 (3.41%) Electronics
8 1 (1.14%) Advertising
8 1 (1.14%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.68%) Grails
2 3 (3.41%) .NET
2 3 (3.41%) AngularJS
2 3 (3.41%) HTML
2 3 (3.41%) Java EE
2 3 (3.41%) Node.js
2 3 (3.41%) React
3 2 (2.27%) HTML5
4 1 (1.14%) CSS
4 1 (1.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 13 (14.77%) Computer Science
3 11 (12.50%) User Experience
4 8 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.27%) PMI
5 2 (2.27%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.14%) BBC
6 1 (1.14%) Cloud Native
6 1 (1.14%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.14%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.55%) Windows
2 2 (2.27%) Linux
2 2 (2.27%) Unix
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.59%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (31.82%) Scrum
3 25 (28.41%) Project Management
4 18 (20.45%) Continuous Improvement
4 18 (20.45%) Software Engineering
5 16 (18.18%) RUP
6 14 (15.91%) ITIL
6 14 (15.91%) PRINCE2
7 12 (13.64%) DevOps
7 12 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
8 11 (12.50%) Change Management
8 11 (12.50%) Migration
9 9 (10.23%) SDLC
10 8 (9.09%) Low Latency
11 6 (6.82%) Business Development
11 6 (6.82%) Collaborative Working
11 6 (6.82%) Mentoring
11 6 (6.82%) People Management
11 6 (6.82%) Service Delivery
11 6 (6.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.68%) Groovy
2 4 (4.55%) Java
3 3 (3.41%) C
3 3 (3.41%) C#
4 2 (2.27%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.27%) PHP
5 1 (1.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 22 (25.00%) Degree
2 8 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (4.55%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (2.27%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.27%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.27%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (10.23%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) PMO
3 2 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.14%) vSphere
Vendors
1 14 (15.91%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.41%) Cisco
2 3 (3.41%) SAP
3 1 (1.14%) Veeam
3 1 (1.14%) VMware