The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Management
Rank 143 136 137
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +1
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 27 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.74% 0.62% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.90% 0.76% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 12
Average salary £50,000 £43,750 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +30.59%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
Product Management
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3002 2516 2501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 82.18% 81.77% 76.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1934 1629 1658
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
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 Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Product Management across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Product Management
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Product Management Salary Trend in Scotland

Product Management
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Product Management across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Product Management Salary Histogram in Scotland

Product Management
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 15 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
Edinburgh -3 16 £51,250 - 3
Stirling - 6 £50,000 -
Glasgow -12 4 £39,750 -20.50% 2
Fife - 1 £27,500 -
Product Management
UK

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 36 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (50.00%) Degree
3 17 (36.96%) QA
4 16 (34.78%) Enterprise Software
5 14 (30.43%) Marketing
6 10 (21.74%) ISTQB
6 10 (21.74%) ISEB
6 10 (21.74%) Finance
7 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
7 8 (17.39%) C#
7 8 (17.39%) Analytics
8 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (15.22%) .NET
8 7 (15.22%) Big Data
9 6 (13.04%) Use Case
9 6 (13.04%) Selenium
9 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
9 6 (13.04%) Manual Testing
9 6 (13.04%) C++
9 6 (13.04%) Java
10 5 (10.87%) Risk Management
10 5 (10.87%) UNIX
10 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
11 4 (8.70%) Security Testing
11 4 (8.70%) System Testing
11 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
11 4 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
11 4 (8.70%) Scrum
11 4 (8.70%) Banking
11 4 (8.70%) Retail

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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.

Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Project
1 2 (4.35%) MS Office
1 2 (4.35%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.17%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Temenos T24
1 2 (4.35%) Finacle
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.52%) SaaS
2 1 (2.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) Big Data
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Selenium
2 1 (2.17%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (2.17%) Subversion
General
1 14 (30.43%) Marketing
2 10 (21.74%) Finance
3 4 (8.70%) Banking
3 4 (8.70%) Retail
4 2 (4.35%) Billing
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.35%) Retail Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Product Manager
2 11 (23.91%) Software Manager
3 9 (19.57%) Technical Manager
4 6 (13.04%) QA Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Test Manager
5 4 (8.70%) Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) QA Automation Engineer
5 4 (8.70%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (6.52%) QA Tester
6 3 (6.52%) Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Tester
6 3 (6.52%) Technical Product Manager
7 2 (4.35%) Quality Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) QA Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Senior QA Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Business Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (15.22%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) HTML
2 2 (4.35%) Middleware
3 1 (2.17%) Hibernate
3 1 (2.17%) WinForms
3 1 (2.17%) jQuery
3 1 (2.17%) RESTful
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (2.17%) HTML5
3 1 (2.17%) CSS3
3 1 (2.17%) Razor View Engine
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (2.17%) Kendo UI
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.17%) CSS
3 1 (2.17%) Web Services
3 1 (2.17%) XML
3 1 (2.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.78%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.52%) User Experience
5 2 (4.35%) Mobile Payment
5 2 (4.35%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.87%) UNIX
2 4 (8.70%) Linux
3 1 (2.17%) Android
3 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (78.26%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (17.39%) Software Engineering
2 8 (17.39%) Analytics
3 6 (13.04%) Use Case
3 6 (13.04%) User Acceptance Testing
3 6 (13.04%) Manual Testing
4 5 (10.87%) Risk Management
5 4 (8.70%) Scrum
5 4 (8.70%) SOA
5 4 (8.70%) System Testing
5 4 (8.70%) Test Automation
5 4 (8.70%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (8.70%) Security Testing
5 4 (8.70%) Information Security
5 4 (8.70%) Test Strategy
5 4 (8.70%) Test Planning
6 3 (6.52%) Programme Management
6 3 (6.52%) Time Management
6 3 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (6.52%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (17.39%) C#
2 6 (13.04%) C++
2 6 (13.04%) Java
3 4 (8.70%) Perl
3 4 (8.70%) PHP
3 4 (8.70%) Python
4 3 (6.52%) SQL
5 1 (2.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (2.17%) VB
5 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 23 (50.00%) Degree
2 10 (21.74%) ISEB
2 10 (21.74%) ISTQB
3 4 (8.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (36.96%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (8.70%) Dell
2 3 (6.52%) Sybase
3 2 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Telerik