The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Management
Rank 212 184 213
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +29
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 32 66 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.56% 0.96% 0.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 1.12% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 26 41 18
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £32,500 £41,750
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
Product Management
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4922 5912 5538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 86.40% 85.56% 84.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4080 5013 4633
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Product Management across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Product Management
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Product Management Salary Trend in the North West

Product Management
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Product Management across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

Product Management Salary Histogram in the North West

Product Management
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester +6 15 £32,500 -23.52% 6
Cheshire -3 14 £54,000 +4.34% 2
Lancashire +20 3 £42,500 +54.54% 2
Product Management
England

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing Product Management also 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 that cited Product Management.

1 40 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.49%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (29.27%) Microsoft
4 23 (28.05%) MS Excel
5 21 (25.61%) Marketing
6 19 (23.17%) Business Analysis
7 18 (21.95%) QA
8 16 (19.51%) ISEB
8 16 (19.51%) Windows
9 13 (15.85%) HTML
9 13 (15.85%) JavaScript
9 13 (15.85%) Project Management
9 13 (15.85%) Test Scripting
10 12 (14.63%) Test Management
10 12 (14.63%) Waterfall
10 12 (14.63%) Windows Server
10 12 (14.63%) CSS
10 12 (14.63%) Use Case
10 12 (14.63%) JIRA
10 12 (14.63%) MS PowerPoint
11 11 (13.41%) Usability Testing
11 11 (13.41%) Web Design
11 11 (13.41%) MS Project
11 11 (13.41%) Photoshop
11 11 (13.41%) MS Visio
11 11 (13.41%) User Experience
11 11 (13.41%) Rapid Prototyping
11 11 (13.41%) Mobile First
11 11 (13.41%) OmniGraffle
11 11 (13.41%) Axure RP

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region citing Product Management also 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 that cited Product Management. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (2.44%) CMS
2 1 (1.22%) Confluence
2 1 (1.22%) IIS
2 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (28.05%) MS Excel
2 12 (14.63%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (13.41%) MS Project
3 11 (13.41%) MS Visio
3 11 (13.41%) OmniGraffle
3 11 (13.41%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.44%) LAN
1 2 (2.44%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.54%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.10%) Oracle Database
2 5 (6.10%) Oracle Reports
2 5 (6.10%) RDBMS
3 3 (3.66%) Data Mining
4 2 (2.44%) Big Data
5 1 (1.22%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.22%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 12 (14.63%) JIRA
2 11 (13.41%) Axure RP
3 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.22%) NUnit
General
1 21 (25.61%) Marketing
2 3 (3.66%) Advertising
2 3 (3.66%) Retail
3 1 (1.22%) Automotive
3 1 (1.22%) Games
3 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (21.95%) Analyst
2 16 (19.51%) Business Analyst
3 11 (13.41%) Designer
3 11 (13.41%) UX Designer
4 10 (12.20%) QA Engineer
5 9 (10.98%) Project Manager
5 9 (10.98%) Tester
6 8 (9.76%) QA Tester
7 6 (7.32%) Client Services Manager
7 6 (7.32%) Senior Designer
7 6 (7.32%) Senior Manager
7 6 (7.32%) Senior Service Manager
7 6 (7.32%) Senior UX Designer
7 6 (7.32%) Service Manager
8 5 (6.10%) DBA
8 5 (6.10%) Oracle DBA
8 5 (6.10%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Agile Business Analyst
9 4 (4.88%) Development Manager
9 4 (4.88%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (15.85%) HTML
2 12 (14.63%) CSS
3 2 (2.44%) .NET
3 2 (2.44%) jQuery
4 1 (1.22%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.22%) Ajax
4 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.22%) HTML5
4 1 (1.22%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (1.22%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 25 (30.49%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (13.41%) User Experience
3 3 (3.66%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.66%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.66%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.66%) Physics
4 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.44%) Social Media
5 1 (1.22%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (19.51%) Windows
2 12 (14.63%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.22%) Android
3 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (48.78%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (23.17%) Business Analysis
3 13 (15.85%) Project Management
3 13 (15.85%) Test Scripting
4 12 (14.63%) Test Management
4 12 (14.63%) Use Case
4 12 (14.63%) Waterfall
5 11 (13.41%) Mobile First
5 11 (13.41%) Rapid Prototyping
5 11 (13.41%) Usability Testing
5 11 (13.41%) Web Design
6 10 (12.20%) Workflow
6 10 (12.20%) Workflow Analysis
7 9 (10.98%) Analytics
7 9 (10.98%) PRINCE2
7 9 (10.98%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (9.76%) Change Management
8 8 (9.76%) Supplier Management
8 8 (9.76%) User Acceptance Testing
9 7 (8.54%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.85%) JavaScript
2 8 (9.76%) Java
3 7 (8.54%) SQL
4 4 (4.88%) C
4 4 (4.88%) PowerShell
5 3 (3.66%) Python
5 3 (3.66%) VBScript
6 2 (2.44%) C#
7 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.22%) C++
7 1 (1.22%) Scala
7 1 (1.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 16 (19.51%) ISEB
2 9 (10.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (6.10%) Degree
4 3 (3.66%) PhD
5 1 (1.22%) CCA
5 1 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.22%) MCSE
5 1 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (21.95%) QA
2 1 (1.22%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (3.66%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.66%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (2.44%) Terminal Server
2 2 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.22%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.22%) XenApp
3 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.22%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (12.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (29.27%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.32%) Oracle
3 5 (6.10%) Citrix
3 5 (6.10%) VMware
4 2 (2.44%) Google
4 2 (2.44%) PayPal
5 1 (1.22%) Facebook
5 1 (1.22%) IFS
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