The table below looks at the statistics for the Product Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Product Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Manager
Rank 163 182 175
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -7
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 13 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.40% 0.35% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.36% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 13 8
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Product Manager
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3129 3877 3610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.31% 96.47% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2594 3320 3140
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Product Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Product Manager in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Product Manager Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Product Manager
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Product Manager across the Manchester region.

Product Manager Salary Trend in Manchester

Product Manager
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Product Manager across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Product Manager Salary Histogram in Manchester

Product Manager
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Manager within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stockport -4 3 £20,000 -42.85% 1
Altrincham - 1 £47,500 -
Product Manager
North West

Product Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Product Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Product Manager in their job title.

1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) Project Management
2 9 (28.13%) Scrum
2 9 (28.13%) User Stories
3 8 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 8 (25.00%) BDD
3 8 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 4 (12.50%) Marketing
4 4 (12.50%) Degree
5 3 (9.38%) Product Management
5 3 (9.38%) B2B
5 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
5 3 (9.38%) Windows
5 3 (9.38%) User Experience
5 3 (9.38%) Software Delivery
6 2 (6.25%) Line Management
6 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
6 2 (6.25%) Requirements Management
6 2 (6.25%) Linux
6 2 (6.25%) MS Office
6 2 (6.25%) Java
6 2 (6.25%) Automotive
6 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
6 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 2 (6.25%) Finance
6 2 (6.25%) Open Source
6 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement
6 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM

Product Manager
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Product Manager in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Product Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.13%) JBoss
1 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
1 1 (3.13%) Skype for Business
1 1 (3.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Office
2 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Unified Communications
1 1 (3.13%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
1 1 (3.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
General
1 4 (12.50%) Marketing
2 2 (6.25%) Automotive
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.00%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) Client/Server
2 3 (9.38%) User Experience
3 2 (6.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 2 (6.25%) Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Android
3 1 (3.13%) FreeBSD
3 1 (3.13%) Unix
3 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (28.13%) Project Management
2 9 (28.13%) Scrum
2 9 (28.13%) User Stories
3 8 (25.00%) BDD
4 3 (9.38%) B2B
4 3 (9.38%) Product Management
4 3 (9.38%) Software Delivery
5 2 (6.25%) Business Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Line Management
5 2 (6.25%) Open Source
5 2 (6.25%) Process Improvement
5 2 (6.25%) Requirements Management
5 2 (6.25%) Risk Management
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.13%) Change Control
6 1 (3.13%) Change Management
6 1 (3.13%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.13%) Customer Insight
6 1 (3.13%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (3.13%) HNC
2 1 (3.13%) HND
2 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (3.13%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.13%) ISO13485
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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