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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 220 218 245
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +27
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 40 26 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.54% 0.38% 0.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 0.48% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 38 21 17
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 £30,000 £35,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,750 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
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
6197 5386 5832
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 83.92% 79.30% 78.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5047 4561 5012
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 £26,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £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 23 September 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 23 September 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 +2 29 £55,000 +97.30% 3
Manchester -13 11 £55,000 +42.85% 5
Product Management
England

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 44 (51.16%) Marketing
2 43 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (36.05%) Project Management
4 29 (33.72%) Analytical Skills
5 28 (32.56%) SaaS
5 28 (32.56%) Internet
6 25 (29.07%) Microsoft
7 24 (27.91%) ERP
8 23 (26.74%) Time Management
9 22 (25.58%) Enterprise Software
9 22 (25.58%) Competitive Intelligence
10 19 (22.09%) Finance
10 19 (22.09%) MS Office
10 19 (22.09%) Windows
11 18 (20.93%) Document Management
12 17 (19.77%) MS Excel
13 13 (15.12%) QA
14 11 (12.79%) HTML
14 11 (12.79%) JavaScript
15 10 (11.63%) CRM
15 10 (11.63%) User Experience
16 9 (10.47%) .NET
16 9 (10.47%) Degree
16 9 (10.47%) Scrum
17 8 (9.30%) Service Management
17 8 (9.30%) Service Delivery
17 8 (9.30%) Telecoms
17 8 (9.30%) CSS
17 8 (9.30%) PRINCE2
17 8 (9.30%) PMP

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

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 (6.98%) SharePoint
1 6 (6.98%) Lync
2 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
2 2 (2.33%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.16%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (22.09%) MS Office
2 17 (19.77%) MS Excel
3 6 (6.98%) Photoshop
3 6 (6.98%) OmniGraffle
4 5 (5.81%) MS Project
5 2 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (1.16%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 28 (32.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (32.56%) Internet
2 2 (2.33%) Broadband
2 2 (2.33%) SSL
3 1 (1.16%) ATM
3 1 (1.16%) SDH
3 1 (1.16%) DSLAM
3 1 (1.16%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.33%) DB2
1 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.33%) IBM InfoSphere
1 2 (2.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Axure RP
2 2 (2.33%) Eclipse
General
1 44 (51.16%) Marketing
2 19 (22.09%) Finance
3 8 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.65%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (3.49%) Electronics
6 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.33%) Games
7 1 (1.16%) Military
Job Titles
1 48 (55.81%) Product Manager
2 19 (22.09%) Senior Manager
3 17 (19.77%) Senior Product Manager
4 12 (13.95%) Software Manager
5 8 (9.30%) Designer
6 7 (8.14%) Business Analyst
6 7 (8.14%) Analyst
7 6 (6.98%) User Experience Designer
8 4 (4.65%) Agile Business Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Project Manager
9 3 (3.49%) Senior Business Analyst
9 3 (3.49%) Senior Analyst
10 2 (2.33%) Service Manager
10 2 (2.33%) Java Developer
10 2 (2.33%) Senior Developer
10 2 (2.33%) Software Development Manager
10 2 (2.33%) Team Leader
10 2 (2.33%) Developer
10 2 (2.33%) Development Manager
10 2 (2.33%) Senior Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.79%) HTML
2 9 (10.47%) .NET
3 8 (9.30%) CSS
4 4 (4.65%) .NET Framework
5 3 (3.49%) XML
6 2 (2.33%) SOAP
6 2 (2.33%) Web Services
6 2 (2.33%) J2EE
6 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.33%) Sass
6 2 (2.33%) WSDL
7 1 (1.16%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 29 (33.72%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (25.58%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (11.63%) User Experience
4 2 (2.33%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.33%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.33%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.16%) BBC
5 1 (1.16%) STB
5 1 (1.16%) Interactive TV
5 1 (1.16%) IPTV
5 1 (1.16%) Informatics
5 1 (1.16%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.16%) Life Science
5 1 (1.16%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.16%) NHS
5 1 (1.16%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.09%) Windows
2 2 (2.33%) AIX
2 2 (2.33%) Linux
2 2 (2.33%) Android
2 2 (2.33%) CentOS
2 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
2 2 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (36.05%) Project Management
3 24 (27.91%) ERP
4 23 (26.74%) Time Management
5 22 (25.58%) Competitive Intelligence
6 18 (20.93%) Document Management
7 10 (11.63%) CRM
8 9 (10.47%) Scrum
9 8 (9.30%) PRINCE2
9 8 (9.30%) Service Management
9 8 (9.30%) Service Delivery
9 8 (9.30%) Product Marketing
9 8 (9.30%) Release Management
9 8 (9.30%) Usability Testing
10 7 (8.14%) PRINCE
10 7 (8.14%) ITIL
10 7 (8.14%) Business Analysis
10 7 (8.14%) Supplier Management
11 6 (6.98%) Web Design
11 6 (6.98%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.79%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.65%) Java
2 4 (4.65%) C#
2 4 (4.65%) SQL
3 2 (2.33%) C
3 2 (2.33%) COBOL
4 1 (1.16%) C++
4 1 (1.16%) VBScript
4 1 (1.16%) Python
4 1 (1.16%) Ruby
4 1 (1.16%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (10.47%) Degree
2 8 (9.30%) PMP
2 8 (9.30%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.16%) ISEB
3 1 (1.16%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.12%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.16%) XenApp
2 1 (1.16%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.16%) Xen
2 1 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 25 (29.07%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.33%) Oracle
2 2 (2.33%) IBM
2 2 (2.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.16%) VMware
3 1 (1.16%) Citrix
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