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 30 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 207 228 235
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +7
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 33 17 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.46% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.57% 0.30% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 30 15 16
Average salary £50,000 £44,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.99% +4.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £57,500
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
5814 5639 5749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.24% 77.89% 76.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4634 4782 5061
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £56,100
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 30 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 30 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 +9 23 £53,000 +23.25% 5
Manchester +2 8 £45,000 +14.64% 1
Lancashire +1 2 £40,750 -25.90% 2
Product Management
England

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 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 (54.32%) Marketing
2 25 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (30.86%) Microsoft
2 25 (30.86%) Project Management
3 23 (28.40%) Internet
4 22 (27.16%) SaaS
5 19 (23.46%) QA
5 19 (23.46%) MS Excel
6 18 (22.22%) Time Management
7 17 (20.99%) Enterprise Software
7 17 (20.99%) ERP
7 17 (20.99%) Finance
7 17 (20.99%) Competitive Intelligence
8 15 (18.52%) Windows
9 14 (17.28%) MS Office
10 13 (16.05%) Document Management
11 11 (13.58%) SQL
12 10 (12.35%) HTML
12 10 (12.35%) JavaScript
12 10 (12.35%) CRM
13 9 (11.11%) C#
14 8 (9.88%) Scrum
14 8 (9.88%) .NET
14 8 (9.88%) CSS
14 8 (9.88%) Product Marketing
14 8 (9.88%) Usability Testing
15 7 (8.64%) WPF
15 7 (8.64%) Hyper-V
15 7 (8.64%) C
15 7 (8.64%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 7 (8.64%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.41%) Lync
3 2 (2.47%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.47%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.23%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (23.46%) MS Excel
2 14 (17.28%) MS Office
3 6 (7.41%) Photoshop
3 6 (7.41%) OmniGraffle
4 2 (2.47%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 22 (27.16%) SaaS
2 1 (1.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (28.40%) Internet
2 2 (2.47%) SSL
3 1 (1.23%) NGN
3 1 (1.23%) ATM
3 1 (1.23%) Broadband
3 1 (1.23%) SDH
3 1 (1.23%) DSLAM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.70%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.47%) DB2
2 2 (2.47%) MS Access
2 2 (2.47%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.47%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.47%) IBM InfoSphere
3 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.47%) Eclipse
2 2 (2.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.23%) TestComplete
3 1 (1.23%) JIRA
3 1 (1.23%) NUnit
General
1 44 (54.32%) Marketing
2 17 (20.99%) Finance
3 7 (8.64%) Telecoms
4 5 (6.17%) Electronics
5 4 (4.94%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.70%) Games
7 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.23%) Retail
7 1 (1.23%) Billing
Job Titles
1 43 (53.09%) Product Manager
2 16 (19.75%) Senior Product Manager
2 16 (19.75%) Senior Manager
3 10 (12.35%) Designer
4 9 (11.11%) Analyst
5 8 (9.88%) Team Leader
6 7 (8.64%) Business Analyst
7 6 (7.41%) User Experience Designer
7 6 (7.41%) Software Team Leader
7 6 (7.41%) Software Manager
8 4 (4.94%) Software Development Team Leader
8 4 (4.94%) .NET Team Leader
8 4 (4.94%) Development Team Leader
8 4 (4.94%) Author
9 2 (2.47%) Trainee Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Trainee Business Analyst
9 2 (2.47%) Trainee
9 2 (2.47%) Marketing Manager
9 2 (2.47%) .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (2.47%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.35%) HTML
2 8 (9.88%) .NET
2 8 (9.88%) CSS
3 7 (8.64%) WPF
4 6 (7.41%) WinForms
5 4 (4.94%) .NET Framework
5 4 (4.94%) WCF
6 3 (3.70%) Web Services
7 2 (2.47%) J2EE
7 2 (2.47%) XML
7 2 (2.47%) SOAP
7 2 (2.47%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.47%) WSDL
7 2 (2.47%) Sass
8 1 (1.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.99%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (7.41%) SystemC
3 4 (4.94%) NHS
3 4 (4.94%) N-Tier
4 3 (3.70%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.47%) Statistics
5 2 (2.47%) Economics
5 2 (2.47%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.23%) STB
6 1 (1.23%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 15 (18.52%) Windows
2 2 (2.47%) AIX
2 2 (2.47%) Linux
2 2 (2.47%) UNIX
2 2 (2.47%) Android
2 2 (2.47%) CentOS
2 2 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (30.86%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (30.86%) Project Management
2 18 (22.22%) Time Management
3 17 (20.99%) ERP
3 17 (20.99%) Competitive Intelligence
4 13 (16.05%) Document Management
5 10 (12.35%) CRM
6 8 (9.88%) Scrum
6 8 (9.88%) Product Marketing
6 8 (9.88%) Usability Testing
7 7 (8.64%) TDD
8 6 (7.41%) Software Engineering
8 6 (7.41%) Web Design
8 6 (7.41%) Workflow
8 6 (7.41%) Matrix Management
8 6 (7.41%) Unit Testing
8 6 (7.41%) Rapid Prototyping
9 5 (6.17%) Competitor Analysis
10 4 (4.94%) Business Analysis
10 4 (4.94%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (13.58%) SQL
2 10 (12.35%) JavaScript
3 9 (11.11%) C#
4 7 (8.64%) C
5 4 (4.94%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.47%) COBOL
6 2 (2.47%) Java
7 1 (1.23%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.23%) VBScript
7 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (7.41%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) MCTS
2 2 (2.47%) MCPD
2 2 (2.47%) MCP
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.23%) PMP
3 1 (1.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (23.46%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (8.64%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.23%) XenApp
3 1 (1.23%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.23%) Xen
Vendors
1 25 (30.86%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.47%) VMware
2 2 (2.47%) IBM
2 2 (2.47%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.23%) Citrix
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