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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Manager
Rank 219 229 240
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 23 22 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.31% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.36% 0.32% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 10
Average salary £42,500 £47,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.52% -9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £32,163 £39,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £73,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
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
6449 6802 7144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.29% 95.13% 95.46%
Number of salaries quoted 5191 5540 6007
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 £24,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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
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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
Manchester +2 15 £27,750 -22.91% 6
Cheshire -1 6 £65,000 +13.04%
Lancashire - 2 £67,500 - 1
Product Manager
England

Product Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Project Management
3 12 (32.43%) Product Management
4 10 (27.03%) Finance
5 9 (24.32%) QA
6 8 (21.62%) B2B
7 7 (18.92%) Software Delivery
8 6 (16.22%) ERP
8 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (13.51%) Scrum
9 5 (13.51%) Banking
9 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
9 5 (13.51%) Time Management
10 4 (10.81%) SQL
10 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
10 4 (10.81%) Document Management
10 4 (10.81%) Competitive Intelligence
10 4 (10.81%) SaaS
10 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (8.11%) Java
11 3 (8.11%) Windows
11 3 (8.11%) Marketing
11 3 (8.11%) Degree
12 2 (5.41%) C
12 2 (5.41%) C#
12 2 (5.41%) C++
12 2 (5.41%) Oracle
12 2 (5.41%) PeopleSoft
12 2 (5.41%) SAP
12 2 (5.41%) ITIL

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.70%) Lync
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Project
1 1 (2.70%) MS Office
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) SaaS
2 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Internet
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 5 (13.51%) Banking
3 3 (8.11%) Marketing
4 2 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (5.41%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Advertising
5 1 (2.70%) Games
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.22%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.41%) User Experience
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (8.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (35.14%) Project Management
3 12 (32.43%) Product Management
4 8 (21.62%) B2B
5 7 (18.92%) Software Delivery
6 6 (16.22%) ERP
7 5 (13.51%) Scrum
7 5 (13.51%) Business Analysis
7 5 (13.51%) Time Management
8 4 (10.81%) Competitive Intelligence
8 4 (10.81%) Document Management
9 2 (5.41%) Service Delivery
9 2 (5.41%) ITIL
9 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.70%) Line Management
10 1 (2.70%) Kanban
10 1 (2.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 1 (2.70%) Waterfall
10 1 (2.70%) BDD
10 1 (2.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 4 (10.81%) SQL
2 3 (8.11%) Java
3 2 (5.41%) C
3 2 (5.41%) C#
3 2 (5.41%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (24.32%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
Vendors
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Oracle
2 2 (5.41%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (5.41%) SAP
3 1 (2.70%) IBM
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