Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 228 244 236
Rank change year-on-year +16 -8 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Technical Manager 64 74 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.73% 0.74% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.76% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 26 60 65
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £54,500 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.92% +6.86% +2.00%
10th Percentile £41,875 £39,875 £36,250
90th Percentile £98,750 £72,275 £72,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -4.17% +9.09% -

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 8,475 9,703 11,468
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.34% 96.64% 96.07%
Number of salaries quoted 6,604 8,109 9,055
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,848 £24,517 £23,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +1.05% +5.56%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +17 54 £55,000 -15.38% 3
Staffordshire +12 3 £55,000 +17.65%
Coventry +8 3 £50,000 -2.73% 2
Worcestershire +9 1 £45,000 -
Technical Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 29 (45.31%) ITIL
2 28 (43.75%) Data Centre
3 26 (40.63%) Service Delivery
4 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
5 20 (31.25%) Tech Ops
6 19 (29.69%) Change Management
7 17 (26.56%) Project Management
8 16 (25.00%) Matrix Management
8 16 (25.00%) Line Management
9 14 (21.88%) Validation
10 13 (20.31%) ITSM
11 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
11 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (15.63%) SQL
11 10 (15.63%) Collaborative Working
12 9 (14.06%) Service Delivery Management
12 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Excel
12 9 (14.06%) SLA
12 9 (14.06%) ISEB
12 9 (14.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
13 8 (12.50%) Data Protection
13 8 (12.50%) GDPR
14 7 (10.94%) Retail
15 6 (9.38%) Knowledge Management
15 6 (9.38%) PHP
15 6 (9.38%) HTML
15 6 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
16 5 (7.81%) Front End Development
16 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
16 5 (7.81%) SDLC

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (7.81%) WordPress
2 1 (1.56%) Apache
2 1 (1.56%) CMS
2 1 (1.56%) Magnolia
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.56%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft Excel
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (6.25%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.56%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.25%) Zapier
2 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.13%) Office 365
3 2 (3.13%) SaaS
4 1 (1.56%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.56%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.25%) DNS
1 4 (6.25%) Firewall
1 4 (6.25%) SSL
1 4 (6.25%) Wireless
2 1 (1.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.56%) Internet
2 1 (1.56%) SAN
2 1 (1.56%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.69%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.56%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
3 1 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (6.25%) GitLab
2 1 (1.56%) JIRA
2 1 (1.56%) Oracle APEX
General
1 7 (10.94%) Retail
2 5 (7.81%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Finance
4 3 (4.69%) Legal
5 1 (1.56%) Marketing
5 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.38%) HTML
2 5 (7.81%) CSS
3 4 (6.25%) Twig
4 1 (1.56%) .NET
4 1 (1.56%) Ajax
4 1 (1.56%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.56%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.56%) jQuery
4 1 (1.56%) Sass
4 1 (1.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.56%) XHTML
4 1 (1.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (43.75%) Data Centre
2 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.25%) EPoS
3 4 (6.25%) PMI
3 4 (6.25%) Social Media
4 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.56%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.56%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (1.56%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
4 1 (1.56%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Unix
2 2 (3.13%) Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) ITIL
2 26 (40.63%) Service Delivery
3 20 (31.25%) Tech Ops
4 19 (29.69%) Change Management
5 17 (26.56%) Project Management
6 16 (25.00%) Line Management
6 16 (25.00%) Matrix Management
7 14 (21.88%) Validation
8 13 (20.31%) ITSM
9 10 (15.63%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (15.63%) Collaborative Working
9 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (14.06%) Service Delivery Management
11 8 (12.50%) Data Protection
12 6 (9.38%) Knowledge Management
12 6 (9.38%) Problem-Solving
13 5 (7.81%) Front End Development
13 5 (7.81%) SDLC
13 5 (7.81%) Service Management
13 5 (7.81%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.63%) SQL
2 6 (9.38%) PHP
3 2 (3.13%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.56%) Apex Code
4 1 (1.56%) Java
4 1 (1.56%) Perl
4 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (14.06%) ISEB
2 5 (7.81%) Degree
2 5 (7.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 4 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (6.25%) PMI Certification
3 4 (6.25%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (14.06%) SLA
2 8 (12.50%) GDPR
3 4 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (4.69%) PMO
5 1 (1.56%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.56%) Docker
1 1 (1.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (1.56%) Nagios
1 1 (1.56%) SCCM
1 1 (1.56%) SCOM
1 1 (1.56%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 23 (35.94%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) IBM
2 4 (6.25%) Zuora
3 3 (4.69%) HP
4 2 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.56%) Adobe
5 1 (1.56%) Cisco
5 1 (1.56%) Citrix
5 1 (1.56%) Google
5 1 (1.56%) IFS
5 1 (1.56%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.56%) NetApp
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle
5 1 (1.56%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.56%) SAP
5 1 (1.56%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.56%) Twitter