Period
to 14 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Technical Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

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

Technical Manager
England > West Midlands
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 237 244 229
Rank change year-on-year +7 -15 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 53 89 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.65% 0.88% 0.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% 0.91% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 27 61 67
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £88,300 £72,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £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 the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 7,800 9,759 10,730
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.64% 96.36%
Number of salaries quoted 6,012 7,946 8,513
West Midlands median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%

Technical Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Technical Manager 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Technical Manager in the West Midlands

Technical Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Manager in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 14 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Technical Manager 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Manager within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 14 December 2018. 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
Birmingham -2 42 £57,500 +4.55% 4
Worcestershire -7 3 £42,500 -5.56% 2
Staffordshire +21 2 £50,000 +42.86% 2
Coventry +13 2 £52,500 +16.67% 1
Warwickshire +29 1 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Solihull +1 1 £50,000 -
Technical Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 14 December 2018, Technical Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Technical Manager in the job title.

1 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
2 20 (37.74%) Service Delivery
2 20 (37.74%) Change Management
2 20 (37.74%) ITIL
2 20 (37.74%) Data Centre
2 20 (37.74%) Tech Ops
3 19 (35.85%) Line Management
3 19 (35.85%) Matrix Management
4 18 (33.96%) GDPR
4 18 (33.96%) Project Management
5 17 (32.08%) Validation
5 17 (32.08%) Data Protection
5 17 (32.08%) Workshop Facilitation
6 10 (18.87%) Finance
7 9 (16.98%) Retail
8 7 (13.21%) SDLC
8 7 (13.21%) Banking
8 7 (13.21%) PRINCE2
9 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (11.32%) Knowledge Management
9 6 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
10 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
10 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (9.43%) Change Control
10 5 (9.43%) ITSM
10 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (9.43%) EPoS
11 4 (7.55%) PMI
11 4 (7.55%) PMP

Technical Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.89%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Google Analytics
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Firewall
1 3 (5.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 10 (18.87%) Finance
2 9 (16.98%) Retail
3 7 (13.21%) Banking
4 3 (5.66%) Legal
5 1 (1.89%) Automotive
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Multimedia
Miscellaneous
1 20 (37.74%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.43%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (9.43%) EPoS
3 4 (7.55%) PMI
3 4 (7.55%) Social Media
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.89%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.89%) Security Operations Centre
5 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.74%) Change Management
1 20 (37.74%) ITIL
1 20 (37.74%) Service Delivery
1 20 (37.74%) Tech Ops
2 19 (35.85%) Line Management
2 19 (35.85%) Matrix Management
3 18 (33.96%) Project Management
4 17 (32.08%) Data Protection
4 17 (32.08%) Validation
4 17 (32.08%) Workshop Facilitation
5 7 (13.21%) PRINCE2
5 7 (13.21%) SDLC
6 6 (11.32%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (11.32%) Knowledge Management
6 6 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (9.43%) Change Control
7 5 (9.43%) ITSM
8 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (7.55%) Portfolio Management
8 4 (7.55%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) PMI Certification
2 4 (7.55%) PMP
3 1 (1.89%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (33.96%) GDPR
2 2 (3.77%) PMO
3 1 (1.89%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.89%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) SLA
Vendors
1 22 (41.51%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) HP
2 3 (5.66%) IBM
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe
3 1 (1.89%) Google
3 1 (1.89%) Salesforce.com