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 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Management
Rank 190 226 219
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -7
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 66 39 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.97% 0.53% 0.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.13% 0.64% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 57 37 15
Average salary £41,000 £55,000 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.45% +42.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £43,600 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.09%
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
5826 6141 5462
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 85.87% 83.52% 79.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4830 4881 4627
Average salary £41,125 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.81% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 31 August 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 31 August 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 +49 56 £41,000 -25.45% 3
Cheshire -24 9 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Lancashire +2 1 £42,500 +2.40%
Product Management
England

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 45 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (30.00%) Marketing
3 32 (29.09%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 28 (25.45%) Business Analysis
6 24 (21.82%) HTML
7 23 (20.91%) CSS
7 23 (20.91%) Use Case
8 22 (20.00%) Workflow
9 21 (19.09%) User Experience
10 19 (17.27%) Analytics
10 19 (17.27%) ISEB
11 18 (16.36%) MS Excel
11 18 (16.36%) User Acceptance Testing
12 17 (15.45%) Project Management
13 16 (14.55%) Photoshop
13 16 (14.55%) Web Design
13 16 (14.55%) Usability Testing
13 16 (14.55%) Rapid Prototyping
13 16 (14.55%) OmniGraffle
13 16 (14.55%) Axure RP
13 16 (14.55%) Mobile First
14 15 (13.64%) People Management
14 15 (13.64%) Business Analytics
14 15 (13.64%) Business Transformation
14 15 (13.64%) BPMN
14 15 (13.64%) Finance
14 15 (13.64%) TOGAF
15 14 (12.73%) MS Project
15 14 (12.73%) Windows

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

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 3 (2.73%) Apache
2 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
2 1 (0.91%) Lync
2 1 (0.91%) OpenStack
2 1 (0.91%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (16.36%) MS Excel
2 16 (14.55%) Photoshop
2 16 (14.55%) OmniGraffle
3 14 (12.73%) MS Project
4 5 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 5 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (1.82%) MS Office
6 1 (0.91%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.91%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.45%) SaaS
2 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.91%) PaaS
4 1 (0.91%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.91%) WLAN
1 1 (0.91%) WAN
1 1 (0.91%) Ethernet
1 1 (0.91%) HTTP
1 1 (0.91%) VPN
1 1 (0.91%) SSL
1 1 (0.91%) MPLS
1 1 (0.91%) VPLS
1 1 (0.91%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.73%) JasperReports
3 3 (2.73%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.91%) MySQL
4 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.91%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (14.55%) Axure RP
2 7 (6.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.55%) JIRA
4 4 (3.64%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.73%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.73%) CruiseControl
5 3 (2.73%) Subversion
5 3 (2.73%) Ant
6 1 (0.91%) Talend Open Studio
6 1 (0.91%) Git (software)
General
1 33 (30.00%) Marketing
2 15 (13.64%) Finance
3 9 (8.18%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.55%) Banking
4 5 (4.55%) Retail
5 1 (0.91%) Billing
5 1 (0.91%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.91%) Front Office
5 1 (0.91%) Electronics
5 1 (0.91%) Legal
5 1 (0.91%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.91%) Advertising
5 1 (0.91%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 28 (25.45%) Business Analyst
1 28 (25.45%) Analyst
2 22 (20.00%) Designer
3 16 (14.55%) UX Designer
4 13 (11.82%) Product Manager
5 12 (10.91%) Developer
6 8 (7.27%) Technical Leader
7 7 (6.36%) Account Manager
7 7 (6.36%) Front-End Developer
8 6 (5.45%) Front-End Web Developer
8 6 (5.45%) Enterprise Account Manager
8 6 (5.45%) Web Developer
8 6 (5.45%) Web Designer
9 5 (4.55%) Project Manager
10 4 (3.64%) Tester
10 4 (3.64%) QA Engineer
10 4 (3.64%) QA Tester
11 3 (2.73%) Lead Business Analyst
11 3 (2.73%) Software Manager
11 3 (2.73%) Senior Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (21.82%) HTML
2 23 (20.91%) CSS
3 7 (6.36%) .NET
3 7 (6.36%) Web Services
3 7 (6.36%) jQuery
3 7 (6.36%) HTML5
3 7 (6.36%) Sass
3 7 (6.36%) LESS
4 6 (5.45%) Ajax
4 6 (5.45%) XHTML
4 6 (5.45%) CSS3
5 4 (3.64%) REST
6 3 (2.73%) Dojo
6 3 (2.73%) .NET Framework
6 3 (2.73%) EDI
6 3 (2.73%) XML
6 3 (2.73%) SOAP
7 2 (1.82%) ASP.NET
8 1 (0.91%) JSON
8 1 (0.91%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 32 (29.09%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (19.09%) User Experience
3 13 (11.82%) Management Information System
4 11 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 6 (5.45%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.64%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.73%) EFT
8 1 (0.91%) DTV
8 1 (0.91%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.91%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.91%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.91%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.91%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.91%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.73%) Windows
2 10 (9.09%) Android
2 10 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 8 (7.27%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (2.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (25.45%) Business Analysis
3 23 (20.91%) Use Case
4 22 (20.00%) Workflow
5 19 (17.27%) Analytics
6 18 (16.36%) User Acceptance Testing
7 17 (15.45%) Project Management
8 16 (14.55%) Web Design
8 16 (14.55%) Usability Testing
8 16 (14.55%) Rapid Prototyping
8 16 (14.55%) Mobile First
9 15 (13.64%) People Management
9 15 (13.64%) Business Analytics
9 15 (13.64%) Business Transformation
9 15 (13.64%) BPMN
9 15 (13.64%) TOGAF
10 11 (10.00%) CRM
10 11 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 8 (7.27%) OO
12 7 (6.36%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 30 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 5 (4.55%) Java
2 5 (4.55%) SQL
3 2 (1.82%) C
3 2 (1.82%) C#
4 1 (0.91%) PHP
Qualifications
1 19 (17.27%) ISEB
2 8 (7.27%) Degree
3 4 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.27%) QA
2 1 (0.91%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.91%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.91%) Puppet
2 1 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.91%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 13 (11.82%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.73%) Oracle
3 2 (1.82%) Huawei
4 1 (0.91%) Vertica
4 1 (0.91%) Talend
4 1 (0.91%) SAP
4 1 (0.91%) Cisco
4 1 (0.91%) VMware
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