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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 212 225 237
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +12
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 39 19 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.53% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.35% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 37 15 14
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 £43,600 £30,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,750 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
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
5999 5422 5797
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 81.88% 77.62% 77.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4767 4591 5047
Average salary £40,000 £38,375 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.23% +2.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +11 28 £55,000 +46.66% 1
Manchester -3 10 £55,000 +48.64% 2
Lancashire -5 1 £41,500 -27.82% 1
Product Management
England

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 46 (51.11%) Marketing
2 29 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (32.22%) Project Management
3 24 (26.67%) Internet
3 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 24 (26.67%) SaaS
4 21 (23.33%) Finance
5 20 (22.22%) ERP
5 20 (22.22%) Time Management
6 19 (21.11%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (21.11%) Competitive Intelligence
7 18 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 17 (18.89%) QA
9 16 (17.78%) Windows
10 15 (16.67%) MS Office
10 15 (16.67%) Document Management
11 11 (12.22%) HTML
11 11 (12.22%) JavaScript
12 10 (11.11%) CRM
13 9 (10.00%) Scrum
14 8 (8.89%) Service Management
14 8 (8.89%) Service Delivery
14 8 (8.89%) PMP
14 8 (8.89%) PMI Certification
14 8 (8.89%) PRINCE
14 8 (8.89%) SQL
14 8 (8.89%) .NET
14 8 (8.89%) CSS
14 8 (8.89%) ITIL
14 8 (8.89%) Release Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (7.78%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.67%) Lync
3 2 (2.22%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.22%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.11%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 15 (16.67%) MS Office
3 6 (6.67%) OmniGraffle
3 6 (6.67%) Photoshop
4 4 (4.44%) MS Project
5 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
5 1 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 24 (26.67%) SaaS
2 1 (1.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 24 (26.67%) Internet
2 2 (2.22%) Broadband
2 2 (2.22%) SSL
3 1 (1.11%) ATM
3 1 (1.11%) SDH
3 1 (1.11%) DSLAM
3 1 (1.11%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.22%) DB2
2 2 (2.22%) IBM InfoSphere
2 2 (2.22%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.22%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.11%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.11%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 6 (6.67%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.22%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.11%) NUnit
3 1 (1.11%) JIRA
3 1 (1.11%) TestComplete
3 1 (1.11%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 46 (51.11%) Marketing
2 21 (23.33%) Finance
3 7 (7.78%) Telecoms
4 5 (5.56%) Electronics
5 4 (4.44%) Manufacturing
6 3 (3.33%) Games
6 3 (3.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 46 (51.11%) Product Manager
2 19 (21.11%) Senior Manager
3 17 (18.89%) Senior Product Manager
4 10 (11.11%) Software Manager
5 9 (10.00%) Designer
5 9 (10.00%) Analyst
6 8 (8.89%) Business Analyst
7 6 (6.67%) User Experience Designer
8 5 (5.56%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.44%) Author
10 3 (3.33%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.33%) Development Team Leader
10 3 (3.33%) Senior Business Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Software Development Team Leader
10 3 (3.33%) Agile Business Analyst
10 3 (3.33%) Software Team Leader
11 2 (2.22%) Senior Service Manager
11 2 (2.22%) Interaction Designer
11 2 (2.22%) .NET Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.22%) HTML
2 8 (8.89%) .NET
2 8 (8.89%) CSS
3 4 (4.44%) WPF
4 3 (3.33%) WinForms
4 3 (3.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (3.33%) WCF
4 3 (3.33%) Web Services
4 3 (3.33%) XML
5 2 (2.22%) SOAP
5 2 (2.22%) J2EE
5 2 (2.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (2.22%) WSDL
5 2 (2.22%) Sass
6 1 (1.11%) RESTful
6 1 (1.11%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 19 (21.11%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.44%) N-Tier
2 4 (4.44%) NHS
3 3 (3.33%) SystemC
4 2 (2.22%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.22%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.11%) BBC
5 1 (1.11%) STB
5 1 (1.11%) Interactive TV
5 1 (1.11%) Economics
5 1 (1.11%) IPTV
5 1 (1.11%) Statistics
5 1 (1.11%) Informatics
5 1 (1.11%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.11%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.78%) Windows
2 2 (2.22%) AIX
2 2 (2.22%) Linux
2 2 (2.22%) Android
2 2 (2.22%) CentOS
2 2 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.22%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.22%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (32.22%) Project Management
1 29 (32.22%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (22.22%) ERP
2 20 (22.22%) Time Management
3 19 (21.11%) Competitive Intelligence
4 15 (16.67%) Document Management
5 10 (11.11%) CRM
6 9 (10.00%) Scrum
7 8 (8.89%) PRINCE
7 8 (8.89%) Service Management
7 8 (8.89%) Service Delivery
7 8 (8.89%) ITIL
7 8 (8.89%) Release Management
7 8 (8.89%) Product Marketing
7 8 (8.89%) Usability Testing
8 7 (7.78%) PRINCE2
8 7 (7.78%) Supplier Management
9 6 (6.67%) Business Analysis
9 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (6.67%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.22%) JavaScript
2 8 (8.89%) SQL
3 7 (7.78%) C#
4 5 (5.56%) C
5 3 (3.33%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.33%) Java
6 2 (2.22%) COBOL
7 1 (1.11%) C++
7 1 (1.11%) VBScript
7 1 (1.11%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.11%) Python
7 1 (1.11%) Ruby
7 1 (1.11%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.11%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (8.89%) PMP
1 8 (8.89%) PMI Certification
2 7 (7.78%) Degree
3 1 (1.11%) ISEB
3 1 (1.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (18.89%) QA
2 1 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (7.78%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.11%) XenApp
3 1 (1.11%) XenDesktop
3 1 (1.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (1.11%) Xen
Vendors
1 24 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.22%) IBM
2 2 (2.22%) Red Hat
2 2 (2.22%) VMware
3 1 (1.11%) Oracle
3 1 (1.11%) Citrix
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