The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 198 230 234
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +4
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 42 15 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 0.20% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.75% 0.26% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 39 12 19
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £29,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £49,000 £56,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
5626 5776 5594
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 80.66% 78.33% 76.57%
Number of salaries quoted 4457 4925 4952
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Product Management
England

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 11 July 2014.

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 11 July 2014. 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
Cheshire +13 21 £48,500 +12.79% 3
Manchester +18 19 £42,500 -5.55% 3
Lancashire +2 2 £40,750 -25.90% 1
Product Management
England

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 44 (55.00%) Marketing
2 26 (32.50%) Microsoft
3 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (28.75%) Project Management
5 21 (26.25%) Internet
6 20 (25.00%) QA
6 20 (25.00%) SaaS
7 18 (22.50%) MS Excel
7 18 (22.50%) Finance
8 16 (20.00%) Competitive Intelligence
8 16 (20.00%) ERP
8 16 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
8 16 (20.00%) Time Management
9 15 (18.75%) Windows
10 12 (15.00%) MS Office
10 12 (15.00%) Document Management
11 11 (13.75%) SQL
12 10 (12.50%) C#
12 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
12 10 (12.50%) CRM
13 9 (11.25%) SharePoint
13 9 (11.25%) .NET
13 9 (11.25%) HTML
14 8 (10.00%) Telecoms
14 8 (10.00%) Scrum
14 8 (10.00%) CSS
14 8 (10.00%) Hyper-V
14 8 (10.00%) Usability Testing
14 8 (10.00%) Product Marketing
15 7 (8.75%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 11 July 2014, 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 9 (11.25%) SharePoint
2 7 (8.75%) Lync
3 2 (2.50%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.50%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.25%) IIS
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (22.50%) MS Excel
2 12 (15.00%) MS Office
3 6 (7.50%) OmniGraffle
3 6 (7.50%) Photoshop
4 1 (1.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (25.00%) SaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (26.25%) Internet
2 2 (2.50%) SSL
3 1 (1.25%) DSLAM
3 1 (1.25%) NGN
3 1 (1.25%) ATM
3 1 (1.25%) Broadband
3 1 (1.25%) SDH
3 1 (1.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.50%) DB2
2 2 (2.50%) MS Access
2 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.50%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.50%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (2.50%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.25%) NUnit
3 1 (1.25%) JIRA
3 1 (1.25%) TestComplete
General
1 44 (55.00%) Marketing
2 18 (22.50%) Finance
3 8 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.25%) Electronics
5 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.75%) Games
7 2 (2.50%) Billing
8 1 (1.25%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (1.25%) Retail
Job Titles
1 40 (50.00%) Product Manager
2 16 (20.00%) Senior Product Manager
2 16 (20.00%) Senior Manager
3 10 (12.50%) Designer
4 9 (11.25%) Analyst
5 8 (10.00%) Team Leader
6 7 (8.75%) Business Analyst
7 6 (7.50%) Software Manager
7 6 (7.50%) Software Team Leader
7 6 (7.50%) User Experience Designer
8 4 (5.00%) Software Development Team Leader
8 4 (5.00%) .NET Team Leader
8 4 (5.00%) Development Team Leader
8 4 (5.00%) Author
9 2 (2.50%) Software Engineer
9 2 (2.50%) Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Account Manager
9 2 (2.50%) Senior Developer
9 2 (2.50%) Senior Business Analyst
9 2 (2.50%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.25%) HTML
1 9 (11.25%) .NET
2 8 (10.00%) CSS
3 7 (8.75%) WPF
4 6 (7.50%) WinForms
5 5 (6.25%) WCF
6 4 (5.00%) .NET Framework
6 4 (5.00%) Web Services
7 3 (3.75%) XML
7 3 (3.75%) SOAP
7 3 (3.75%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.50%) RESTful
8 2 (2.50%) J2EE
8 2 (2.50%) WSDL
9 1 (1.25%) Sass
9 1 (1.25%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.50%) SystemC
3 4 (5.00%) N-Tier
3 4 (5.00%) NHS
4 3 (3.75%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.50%) Statistics
5 2 (2.50%) Economics
5 2 (2.50%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.25%) STB
6 1 (1.25%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.75%) Windows
2 2 (2.50%) AIX
2 2 (2.50%) Linux
2 2 (2.50%) Android
2 2 (2.50%) CentOS
2 2 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.50%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (28.75%) Project Management
3 16 (20.00%) ERP
3 16 (20.00%) Competitive Intelligence
3 16 (20.00%) Time Management
4 12 (15.00%) Document Management
5 10 (12.50%) CRM
6 8 (10.00%) Scrum
6 8 (10.00%) Product Marketing
6 8 (10.00%) Usability Testing
7 7 (8.75%) TDD
8 6 (7.50%) Web Design
8 6 (7.50%) Workflow
8 6 (7.50%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.50%) Unit Testing
8 6 (7.50%) Matrix Management
8 6 (7.50%) Rapid Prototyping
9 5 (6.25%) Business Analysis
9 5 (6.25%) Competitor Analysis
10 4 (5.00%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.75%) SQL
2 10 (12.50%) C#
2 10 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 7 (8.75%) C
4 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.50%) Java
5 2 (2.50%) COBOL
5 2 (2.50%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.25%) PHP
6 1 (1.25%) Delphi
6 1 (1.25%) VBScript
6 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.50%) MCTS
3 2 (2.50%) MCPD
3 2 (2.50%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (1.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.25%) XenApp
3 1 (1.25%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.25%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.25%) Xen
Vendors
1 26 (32.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.50%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.50%) VMware
2 2 (2.50%) IBM
3 1 (1.25%) Cisco
3 1 (1.25%) 3PAR
3 1 (1.25%) F5
3 1 (1.25%) Dell
3 1 (1.25%) Citrix
3 1 (1.25%) Juniper
3 1 (1.25%) NetApp
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsourcery Hosting Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 6 days ago