The table below looks at the statistics for the Product Manager role 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 Manager in their job title over the 3 months to 27 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Manager
Rank 231 218 238
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +20
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 15 31 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.24% 0.45% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.48% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 14 30 9
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,150 £32,163 £40,700
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £57,500 £60,800
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +20.00%
Product Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5860 6524 6871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.02% 95.23% 95.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4703 5272 5823
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Product Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Product Manager in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Product Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Product Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Product Manager across the North West region.

Product Manager Salary Trend in the North West

Product Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Product Manager across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2015.

Product Manager Salary Histogram in the North West

Product Manager
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 Manager within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 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 -13 8 £31,500 -37.00% 3
Cheshire -7 6 £47,500 +2.70% 1
Lancashire - 1 £67,500 -
Product Manager
England

Product Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Product Manager in their job title 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 with Product Manager in their job title.

1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) Scrum
2 10 (29.41%) Project Management
3 9 (26.47%) Product Management
4 8 (23.53%) B2B
5 7 (20.59%) Finance
5 7 (20.59%) Software Delivery
6 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) QA
7 4 (11.76%) Degree
7 4 (11.76%) BDD
7 4 (11.76%) SQL
7 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (8.82%) Java
8 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
8 3 (8.82%) ERP
8 3 (8.82%) Gherkin
8 3 (8.82%) User Stories
9 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
9 2 (5.88%) User Experience
9 2 (5.88%) SaaS
9 2 (5.88%) PaaS
9 2 (5.88%) Time Management
9 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
9 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (5.88%) Oracle
9 2 (5.88%) C
9 2 (5.88%) C#
9 2 (5.88%) C++

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West region that cited Product Manager in their job title 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 with Product Manager in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) SaaS
1 2 (5.88%) PaaS
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Advertising
3 1 (2.94%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (29.41%) Project Management
2 10 (29.41%) Scrum
3 9 (26.47%) Product Management
4 8 (23.53%) B2B
5 7 (20.59%) Software Delivery
6 5 (14.71%) Business Analysis
7 4 (11.76%) BDD
8 3 (8.82%) User Stories
8 3 (8.82%) ERP
9 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
9 2 (5.88%) ITIL
9 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.88%) Time Management
10 1 (2.94%) Kanban
10 1 (2.94%) Market Research
10 1 (2.94%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (2.94%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.94%) Line Management
10 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (11.76%) SQL
2 3 (8.82%) Java
3 2 (5.88%) C
3 2 (5.88%) C#
3 2 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle
1 2 (5.88%) PeopleSoft
1 2 (5.88%) SAP
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) IBM
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