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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 216 217 236
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +19
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 38 29 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.43% 0.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.62% 0.54% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 36 22 16
Average salary £55,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £28,250 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -1.04%
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
6178 5330 5730
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 84.35% 79.56% 79.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5091 4475 4898
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 +10 26 £55,000 +18.27% 3
Manchester -21 12 £61,250 +59.09% 5
Product Management
England

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 42 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 42 (50.00%) Marketing
2 33 (39.29%) Project Management
3 31 (36.90%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (35.71%) SaaS
4 30 (35.71%) Internet
5 27 (32.14%) Microsoft
6 26 (30.95%) ERP
7 25 (29.76%) Time Management
8 24 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (28.57%) Competitive Intelligence
9 21 (25.00%) MS Office
9 21 (25.00%) Windows
10 20 (23.81%) Document Management
11 19 (22.62%) Finance
11 19 (22.62%) MS Excel
12 12 (14.29%) QA
13 10 (11.90%) CRM
14 9 (10.71%) HTML
14 9 (10.71%) JavaScript
14 9 (10.71%) .NET
14 9 (10.71%) Degree
15 8 (9.52%) Service Management
15 8 (9.52%) Service Delivery
15 8 (9.52%) Telecoms
15 8 (9.52%) Scrum
15 8 (9.52%) PRINCE2
15 8 (9.52%) PMP
15 8 (9.52%) PMI Certification
15 8 (9.52%) Release Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 6 (7.14%) SharePoint
1 6 (7.14%) Lync
2 2 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
2 2 (2.38%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.19%) IIS
Applications
1 21 (25.00%) MS Office
2 19 (22.62%) MS Excel
3 5 (5.95%) MS Project
4 4 (4.76%) Photoshop
4 4 (4.76%) OmniGraffle
5 2 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 30 (35.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (35.71%) Internet
2 2 (2.38%) SSL
2 2 (2.38%) Broadband
3 1 (1.19%) NGN
3 1 (1.19%) DSLAM
3 1 (1.19%) ATM
3 1 (1.19%) SDH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.38%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.38%) DB2
1 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.38%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.38%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 4 (4.76%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.38%) Eclipse
General
1 42 (50.00%) Marketing
2 19 (22.62%) Finance
3 8 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.38%) Electronics
5 2 (2.38%) Games
6 1 (1.19%) Military
6 1 (1.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (57.14%) Product Manager
2 19 (22.62%) Senior Manager
3 17 (20.24%) Senior Product Manager
4 12 (14.29%) Software Manager
5 6 (7.14%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.14%) Analyst
5 6 (7.14%) Designer
6 4 (4.76%) Agile Business Analyst
6 4 (4.76%) UX Designer
7 3 (3.57%) Information Governance Manager
7 3 (3.57%) NHS Information Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Governance Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (3.57%) Security Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Information Manager
7 3 (3.57%) Project Manager
8 2 (2.38%) Senior Java Developer
8 2 (2.38%) Software Development Manager
8 2 (2.38%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.71%) HTML
1 9 (10.71%) .NET
2 6 (7.14%) CSS
3 4 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.57%) XML
5 2 (2.38%) SOAP
5 2 (2.38%) Web Services
5 2 (2.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.38%) J2EE
5 2 (2.38%) WSDL
5 2 (2.38%) Sass
6 1 (1.19%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 31 (36.90%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (28.57%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (8.33%) User Experience
4 3 (3.57%) Informatics
4 3 (3.57%) NHS
5 2 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 2 (2.38%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.38%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.19%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.19%) Life Science
6 1 (1.19%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.19%) BBC
6 1 (1.19%) IPTV
6 1 (1.19%) Interactive TV
6 1 (1.19%) STB
6 1 (1.19%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.38%) UNIX
2 2 (2.38%) AIX
2 2 (2.38%) Linux
2 2 (2.38%) Android
2 2 (2.38%) CentOS
2 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (39.29%) Project Management
3 26 (30.95%) ERP
4 25 (29.76%) Time Management
5 24 (28.57%) Competitive Intelligence
6 20 (23.81%) Document Management
7 10 (11.90%) CRM
8 8 (9.52%) Service Management
8 8 (9.52%) Service Delivery
8 8 (9.52%) Scrum
8 8 (9.52%) PRINCE2
8 8 (9.52%) Release Management
8 8 (9.52%) Product Marketing
9 7 (8.33%) Supplier Management
9 7 (8.33%) PRINCE
9 7 (8.33%) ITIL
10 6 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
10 6 (7.14%) Business Analysis
10 6 (7.14%) Usability Testing
11 5 (5.95%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.71%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.76%) SQL
2 4 (4.76%) Java
2 4 (4.76%) C#
3 2 (2.38%) C
3 2 (2.38%) COBOL
4 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.19%) Ruby
4 1 (1.19%) VBScript
4 1 (1.19%) C++
4 1 (1.19%) Perl
4 1 (1.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (10.71%) Degree
2 8 (9.52%) PMP
2 8 (9.52%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.19%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.19%) ISEB
3 1 (1.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.19%) XenApp
2 1 (1.19%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.19%) Xen
2 1 (1.19%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.38%) Oracle
2 2 (2.38%) IBM
2 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.19%) VMware
3 1 (1.19%) Citrix
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