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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Manager
Rank 222 230 247
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 20 10 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.16% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 16
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £40,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -11.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £61,250 £53,750
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £50,000 £51,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -1.96%
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
6459 6300 7627
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.94% 95.17% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5521 5297 6628
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 29 January 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 29 January 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 +1 13 £40,000 +11.11% 1
Cheshire +3 5 £59,250 -15.35% 3
Lancashire - 2 £30,000 -
Product Manager
England

Product Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 21 (56.76%) Product Management
2 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (45.95%) Project Management
4 15 (40.54%) ERP
5 14 (37.84%) Document Management
6 13 (35.14%) SaaS
6 13 (35.14%) Time Management
6 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (32.43%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (32.43%) Competitive Intelligence
7 12 (32.43%) Marketing
8 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
9 9 (24.32%) Finance
9 9 (24.32%) Windows
10 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
10 8 (21.62%) MS Office
10 8 (21.62%) QA
11 7 (18.92%) Internet
12 5 (13.51%) Banking
12 5 (13.51%) Degree
13 3 (8.11%) Strategic Planning
13 3 (8.11%) Market Research
13 3 (8.11%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (8.11%) Scrum
13 3 (8.11%) SQL
14 2 (5.41%) Java
14 2 (5.41%) C
14 2 (5.41%) C#
14 2 (5.41%) C++
14 2 (5.41%) Change Management

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 8 (21.62%) MS Excel
1 8 (21.62%) MS Office
2 2 (5.41%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 13 (35.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) Internet
General
1 12 (32.43%) Marketing
2 9 (24.32%) Finance
3 5 (13.51%) Banking
4 3 (8.11%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) Sass
1 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (35.14%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (32.43%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (56.76%) Product Management
2 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (45.95%) Project Management
4 15 (40.54%) ERP
5 14 (37.84%) Document Management
6 13 (35.14%) Time Management
7 12 (32.43%) Competitive Intelligence
8 3 (8.11%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (8.11%) Market Research
8 3 (8.11%) Scrum
9 2 (5.41%) Change Management
9 2 (5.41%) PRINCE
9 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
9 2 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.70%) Analytics
10 1 (2.70%) Line Management
10 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
10 1 (2.70%) ITIL
10 1 (2.70%) CRM
10 1 (2.70%) DNA
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
2 2 (5.41%) Java
2 2 (5.41%) C
2 2 (5.41%) C#
2 2 (5.41%) C++
3 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.51%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.62%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
2 1 (2.70%) SAP
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