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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Product Management
England / North West
Rank 201 195 195
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 34 35 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.57% 0.63% 0.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 0.71% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 34 29 39
Median salary £38,250 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £54,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% +5.55%

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
5424 4924 6114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 90.26% 88.16% 87.68%
Number of salaries quoted 4500 4102 5065
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.88%

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Product Management as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -20 26 £39,500 +21.53% 4
Cheshire +7 7 £32,500 -39.81%
Merseyside - 1 £31,000 -
Product Management
England

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing Product Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 39 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (31.51%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (23.29%) Windows
4 16 (21.92%) Degree
5 15 (20.55%) Stakeholder Management
6 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
7 13 (17.81%) BPMN
8 12 (16.44%) JIRA
8 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
9 11 (15.07%) Marketing
9 11 (15.07%) User Acceptance Testing
10 10 (13.70%) Time Management
10 10 (13.70%) Finance
11 9 (12.33%) Computer Science
11 9 (12.33%) iPad
12 8 (10.96%) Analytics
12 8 (10.96%) QA
12 8 (10.96%) Test Scripting
12 8 (10.96%) UML
12 8 (10.96%) C#
12 8 (10.96%) .NET
13 7 (9.59%) ISEB
13 7 (9.59%) Scrum
13 7 (9.59%) Software Engineering
13 7 (9.59%) Test Management
13 7 (9.59%) HP Quality Center
13 7 (9.59%) Business Transformation
13 7 (9.59%) People Management
13 7 (9.59%) User Stories
13 7 (9.59%) User Experience

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in the North West 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 4 (5.48%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.11%) Confluence
3 1 (1.37%) CMS
3 1 (1.37%) Marvel
3 1 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (16.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.37%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.85%) SaaS
3 1 (1.37%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.11%) Ethernet
1 3 (4.11%) RS-232
1 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.74%) HTTP
2 2 (2.74%) IMAP
2 2 (2.74%) SMTP
2 2 (2.74%) SS7
3 1 (1.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (8.22%) Big Data
2 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.85%) SQL Server
3 4 (5.48%) Hadoop
4 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (4.11%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.37%) MySQL
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (16.44%) JIRA
2 4 (5.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Blend
3 3 (4.11%) MSI
3 3 (4.11%) MSTest
3 3 (4.11%) NuGet
3 3 (4.11%) NUnit
3 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.11%) WiX
4 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.74%) JUnit
4 2 (2.74%) Subversion
4 2 (2.74%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (15.07%) Marketing
2 10 (13.70%) Finance
3 4 (5.48%) Automotive
4 3 (4.11%) Legal
4 3 (4.11%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.37%) Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Corporate Banking
5 1 (1.37%) Electronics
5 1 (1.37%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.37%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (35.62%) Analyst
2 25 (34.25%) Business Analyst
3 16 (21.92%) Product Manager
4 8 (10.96%) Developer
5 7 (9.59%) Project Manager
5 7 (9.59%) QA Engineer
6 6 (8.22%) Business IT Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) IT Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) IT Business Analyst
6 6 (8.22%) Tester
7 5 (6.85%) Mobile Product Manager
7 5 (6.85%) QA Tester
7 5 (6.85%) Software Manager
7 5 (6.85%) Web Manager
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Business Analyst
8 4 (5.48%) Senior QA Engineer
8 4 (5.48%) Senior QA Tester
8 4 (5.48%) Senior Tester
8 4 (5.48%) Software Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.96%) .NET
2 5 (6.85%) Web Services
2 5 (6.85%) XML
3 3 (4.11%) .NET Compact Framework
3 3 (4.11%) .NET Framework
3 3 (4.11%) COM
3 3 (4.11%) CSS
3 3 (4.11%) Entity Framework
3 3 (4.11%) HTML
3 3 (4.11%) Lambda Expressions
3 3 (4.11%) LINQ
3 3 (4.11%) LINQ to SQL
3 3 (4.11%) NHibernate
3 3 (4.11%) Silverlight
3 3 (4.11%) Unity DI Container
3 3 (4.11%) WCF
3 3 (4.11%) WPF
3 3 (4.11%) XSD
4 2 (2.74%) CSS3
4 2 (2.74%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 23 (31.51%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.33%) Computer Science
2 9 (12.33%) iPad
3 7 (9.59%) User Experience
4 4 (5.48%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.11%) Data Structures
5 3 (4.11%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.11%) Industrial Internet of Things
5 3 (4.11%) Internet of Things
6 2 (2.74%) Cyber Attack
6 2 (2.74%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.37%) CMDB
7 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
7 1 (1.37%) Mobile App
7 1 (1.37%) NHS
7 1 (1.37%) Replication
7 1 (1.37%) Taxonomies
7 1 (1.37%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (23.29%) Windows
2 7 (9.59%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.85%) Android
3 5 (6.85%) Apple iOS
4 4 (5.48%) Linux
5 3 (4.11%) Mac OS
5 3 (4.11%) Unix
5 3 (4.11%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (1.37%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (53.42%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (20.55%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (17.81%) BPMN
4 11 (15.07%) User Acceptance Testing
5 10 (13.70%) Time Management
6 8 (10.96%) Analytics
6 8 (10.96%) Test Scripting
6 8 (10.96%) UML
7 7 (9.59%) Business Transformation
7 7 (9.59%) People Management
7 7 (9.59%) Scrum
7 7 (9.59%) Software Engineering
7 7 (9.59%) Test Management
7 7 (9.59%) User Stories
8 6 (8.22%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.22%) E-Commerce
8 6 (8.22%) Web Development
8 6 (8.22%) Workflow
8 6 (8.22%) Workflow Analysis
9 5 (6.85%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 8 (10.96%) C#
2 5 (6.85%) SQL
3 4 (5.48%) Java
3 4 (5.48%) Scala
4 3 (4.11%) C
4 3 (4.11%) C++
4 3 (4.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.11%) Shell Script
4 3 (4.11%) XAML
5 2 (2.74%) Python
5 2 (2.74%) Ruby
6 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 16 (21.92%) Degree
2 7 (9.59%) ISEB
3 3 (4.11%) MCSE
3 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.74%) Docker
2 2 (2.74%) VirtualBox
3 1 (1.37%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (9.59%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.74%) Packer
2 2 (2.74%) Puppet
3 1 (1.37%) LiteSpeed
Vendors
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.11%) VMware
3 1 (1.37%) Adobe
3 1 (1.37%) Citrix
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle
3 1 (1.37%) SAP
3 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.37%) TOWER Software
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