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

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Manager
Rank 231 231 237
Rank change year-on-year
0 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 24 8 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.12% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.12% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 16
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +8.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £30,200 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.78%
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
6959 6446 7140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.69% 93.92% 96.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5706 5546 6124
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,800 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+0.50% +3.37%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 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
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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 +4 20 £54,000 +16.12%
Manchester -14 4 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Product Manager
England

Product Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 47 (88.68%) Product Management
2 35 (66.04%) Marketing
3 25 (47.17%) Project Management
4 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (45.28%) Analytical Skills
5 21 (39.62%) SaaS
5 21 (39.62%) Internet
6 19 (35.85%) Competitive Intelligence
6 19 (35.85%) Time Management
6 19 (35.85%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
8 16 (30.19%) ERP
9 15 (28.30%) MS Office
9 15 (28.30%) Document Management
10 13 (24.53%) Windows
11 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
12 11 (20.75%) Finance
13 7 (13.21%) Product Marketing
13 7 (13.21%) User Experience
13 7 (13.21%) Competitor Analysis
14 5 (9.43%) CRM
14 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
14 5 (9.43%) Electronics
14 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
14 5 (9.43%) B2C
14 5 (9.43%) QA
14 5 (9.43%) Degree
14 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
14 5 (9.43%) Lync
15 4 (7.55%) Market Research

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.43%) SharePoint
1 5 (9.43%) Lync
Applications
1 15 (28.30%) MS Office
2 12 (22.64%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.77%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 21 (39.62%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (39.62%) Internet
General
1 35 (66.04%) Marketing
2 11 (20.75%) Finance
3 5 (9.43%) Electronics
3 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.55%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (5.66%) Retail
5 3 (5.66%) Manufacturing
6 2 (3.77%) Multimedia
6 2 (3.77%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) HTML
1 2 (3.77%) Sass
2 1 (1.89%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 24 (45.28%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (35.85%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (13.21%) User Experience
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) Windows
2 1 (1.89%) Android
2 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (88.68%) Product Management
2 25 (47.17%) Project Management
3 24 (45.28%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (35.85%) Competitive Intelligence
4 19 (35.85%) Time Management
5 16 (30.19%) ERP
6 15 (28.30%) Document Management
7 7 (13.21%) Product Marketing
7 7 (13.21%) Competitor Analysis
8 5 (9.43%) CRM
8 5 (9.43%) B2C
9 4 (7.55%) Market Research
9 4 (7.55%) Strategic Planning
10 3 (5.66%) Workflow
10 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.66%) B2B
11 2 (3.77%) Scrum
11 2 (3.77%) Web Development
11 2 (3.77%) Analytics
12 1 (1.89%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.77%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (9.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) QA
System Software
1 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) Sage
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