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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Management
Rank 193 188 236
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +48
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 45 50 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.74% 0.74% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.87% 0.90% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 33 38 12
Average salary £32,500 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.77% +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £32,163 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £47,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +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
5153 5567 5777
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 84.57% 82.41% 79.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4115 4473 4870
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £44,485 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +6.25%

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 22 May 2015.

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 22 May 2015. 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 +10 23 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Cheshire -3 19 £32,500 -27.77% 2
Lancashire - 3 £42,500 -
Product Management
England

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 63 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (34.23%) JavaScript
3 35 (31.53%) HTML
4 33 (29.73%) CSS
5 32 (28.83%) Scrum
6 30 (27.03%) MS Project
7 27 (24.32%) .NET
7 27 (24.32%) Project Management
7 27 (24.32%) User Experience
8 26 (23.42%) Marketing
9 24 (21.62%) Java
10 21 (18.92%) Billing
11 20 (18.02%) Photoshop
11 20 (18.02%) PRINCE
11 20 (18.02%) Telecoms
12 19 (17.12%) Web Design
12 19 (17.12%) PRINCE2
12 19 (17.12%) Usability Testing
12 19 (17.12%) Rapid Prototyping
12 19 (17.12%) OmniGraffle
12 19 (17.12%) Axure RP
13 17 (15.32%) MS Excel
13 17 (15.32%) Finance
14 16 (14.41%) OO
15 15 (13.51%) Computer Science
16 13 (11.71%) Matrix Management
16 13 (11.71%) Windows
16 13 (11.71%) Web Services
17 12 (10.81%) HTML5
17 12 (10.81%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 5 (4.50%) Confluence
2 3 (2.70%) IIS
3 2 (1.80%) CICS
3 2 (1.80%) Apache
3 2 (1.80%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.90%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.90%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.90%) JBoss
4 1 (0.90%) CMS
4 1 (0.90%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.90%) WordPress
4 1 (0.90%) Mule
4 1 (0.90%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 30 (27.03%) MS Project
2 20 (18.02%) Photoshop
3 19 (17.12%) OmniGraffle
4 17 (15.32%) MS Excel
5 2 (1.80%) MS Office
6 1 (0.90%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.90%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.31%) SaaS
2 2 (1.80%) PaaS
3 1 (0.90%) Force.com
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.90%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.90%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.01%) Internet
2 8 (7.21%) HTTP
3 2 (1.80%) SMTP
3 2 (1.80%) DHCP
3 2 (1.80%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.80%) DNS
4 1 (0.90%) SSL
4 1 (0.90%) LAN
4 1 (0.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.31%) DB2
1 7 (6.31%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.60%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (1.80%) JasperReports
4 2 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.90%) MySQL
5 1 (0.90%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 19 (17.12%) Axure RP
2 9 (8.11%) JIRA
3 6 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.50%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.70%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.70%) Ant
6 2 (1.80%) Subversion
6 2 (1.80%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.90%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.90%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.90%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (0.90%) Git (software)
General
1 26 (23.42%) Marketing
2 21 (18.92%) Billing
3 20 (18.02%) Telecoms
4 17 (15.32%) Finance
5 5 (4.50%) Retail
6 2 (1.80%) Advertising
6 2 (1.80%) Games
7 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.90%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.90%) Front Office
7 1 (0.90%) Back Office
7 1 (0.90%) Electronics
7 1 (0.90%) Banking
Job Titles
1 26 (23.42%) Project Manager
2 23 (20.72%) Designer
3 19 (17.12%) Developer
3 19 (17.12%) UX Designer
4 10 (9.01%) Web Developer
5 9 (8.11%) Technical Specialist
5 9 (8.11%) Product Manager
5 9 (8.11%) Front-End Developer
6 7 (6.31%) Front-End Web Developer
6 7 (6.31%) Agile Project Manager
7 6 (5.41%) Software Manager
7 6 (5.41%) Technical Leader
8 5 (4.50%) IT Project Manager
9 4 (3.60%) Production Manager
9 4 (3.60%) Software Project Manager
9 4 (3.60%) Web Designer
10 3 (2.70%) Business Analyst
10 3 (2.70%) Analyst
10 3 (2.70%) Software Engineer
10 3 (2.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (31.53%) HTML
2 33 (29.73%) CSS
3 27 (24.32%) .NET
4 13 (11.71%) Web Services
5 12 (10.81%) HTML5
5 12 (10.81%) CSS3
5 12 (10.81%) jQuery
6 11 (9.91%) Ajax
7 9 (8.11%) .NET Framework
8 8 (7.21%) ASP.NET
9 7 (6.31%) JSON
9 7 (6.31%) RESTful
10 5 (4.50%) Apache Flex
10 5 (4.50%) Sass
10 5 (4.50%) LESS
10 5 (4.50%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (3.60%) REST
11 4 (3.60%) XHTML
12 3 (2.70%) SOAP
13 2 (1.80%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 27 (24.32%) User Experience
2 15 (13.51%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.11%) Mainframe
3 9 (8.11%) Management Information System
3 9 (8.11%) Mobile App
4 5 (4.50%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.70%) Open Source
6 2 (1.80%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.80%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.90%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.90%) PMI
7 1 (0.90%) DTV
7 1 (0.90%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.90%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.90%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.90%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.90%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.71%) Windows
2 8 (7.21%) Apple iOS
2 8 (7.21%) Android
2 8 (7.21%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.80%) zOS
3 2 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.80%) Linux
4 1 (0.90%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (28.83%) Scrum
3 27 (24.32%) Project Management
4 20 (18.02%) PRINCE
5 19 (17.12%) Web Design
5 19 (17.12%) PRINCE2
5 19 (17.12%) Usability Testing
5 19 (17.12%) Rapid Prototyping
6 16 (14.41%) OO
7 13 (11.71%) Matrix Management
8 10 (9.01%) CRM
9 7 (6.31%) MVC
10 6 (5.41%) Programme Management
10 6 (5.41%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.50%) Business Intelligence
11 5 (4.50%) Software Engineering
11 5 (4.50%) Unit Testing
11 5 (4.50%) Time Management
11 5 (4.50%) Responsive Web Design
11 5 (4.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 38 (34.23%) JavaScript
2 24 (21.62%) Java
3 10 (9.01%) C#
4 8 (7.21%) SQL
5 5 (4.50%) RPG
6 2 (1.80%) Assembly Language
6 2 (1.80%) C++
6 2 (1.80%) COBOL
7 1 (0.90%) Python
7 1 (0.90%) VBScript
7 1 (0.90%) VB
7 1 (0.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (9.91%) Degree
2 4 (3.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (0.90%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.90%) Terminal Server
2 1 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
Vendors
1 7 (6.31%) Oracle
2 5 (4.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.50%) Perforce
3 4 (3.60%) BT
4 3 (2.70%) Planview
5 2 (1.80%) IBM
6 1 (0.90%) Citrix
6 1 (0.90%) SAP
6 1 (0.90%) Sybase
6 1 (0.90%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.90%) VMware
6 1 (0.90%) Vertica
6 1 (0.90%) Talend
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