The table below looks at the statistics for Product Management skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Product Management 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 Management
Rank 330 294 327
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +33
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 914 992 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.80% 0.93% 0.79%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.15% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 719 814 721
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
93443 86275 93127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 81.90% 81.15% 79.01%
Number of salaries quoted 74604 70751 78836
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

Product Management
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Product Management Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Product Management
Salary Trend

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

Product Management Salary Trend in the UK

Product Management
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Product Management over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 within the UK.

Product Management Salary Histogram in the UK

Product Management
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the UK 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
(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
England -40 824 £56,500 +10.78% 114
London -69 393 £60,000 +9.09% 42
South East 0 212 £60,000 +20.00% 23
Berkshire +19 100 £62,000 +22.77% 10
East of England -23 97 £55,000 +4.76% 13
City of London -34 84 £60,000 - 10
North West 0 42 £55,000 +42.85% 10
Surrey +4 39 £50,000 +8.10% 4
Reading +14 38 £61,250 +6.06% 3
Cambridgeshire 0 38 £47,500 +5.55% 6
Cambridge -1 37 £45,000 - 3
West Midlands +7 32 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Wales +25 31 £34,000 +0.74% 2
Cheshire +12 31 £55,000 +97.30% 6
Hertfordshire -18 31 £65,000 +7.43% 4
South Wales +17 28 £34,000 +0.74% 2
Bedfordshire +4 28 £45,000 -14.28% 2
Scotland -7 27 £50,000 +14.28% 5
Hampshire -8 26 £62,500 +19.04% 6
East Midlands -2 24 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Bedford +4 23 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Kent +19 17 £35,000 -31.70% 1
Oxfordshire +13 17 £42,500 -5.55%
Buckinghamshire +4 17 £62,500 +38.88%
Yorkshire -54 17 £35,000 -12.50% 4
Warwickshire +16 16 £44,000 +25.71% 3
Edinburgh -4 16 £51,250 - 3
Nottinghamshire +13 14 £46,250 -17.77% 2
Nottingham +3 12 £40,000 -28.88% 2
Wilmslow +1 11 £48,500 +110.86%

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 700 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
2 613 (29.40%) Marketing
3 585 (28.06%) Finance
4 522 (25.04%) Degree
5 414 (19.86%) Project Management
6 391 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 297 (14.24%) Java
8 288 (13.81%) SQL
9 280 (13.43%) User Experience
10 275 (13.19%) Scrum
11 242 (11.61%) Microsoft
12 235 (11.27%) E-Commerce
13 225 (10.79%) Business Analysis
14 215 (10.31%) C#
15 211 (10.12%) QA
16 210 (10.07%) HTML
17 204 (9.78%) JavaScript
18 203 (9.74%) Computer Science
19 200 (9.59%) Linux
20 191 (9.16%) .NET
21 189 (9.06%) Analytics
22 186 (8.92%) Windows
23 182 (8.73%) SQL Server
24 181 (8.68%) MS Excel
25 169 (8.11%) SaaS
26 168 (8.06%) Software Engineering
27 162 (7.77%) CSS
28 161 (7.72%) Telecoms
29 150 (7.19%) Enterprise Software
30 135 (6.47%) User Stories

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 71 (3.41%) Apache
2 52 (2.49%) CMS
2 52 (2.49%) SharePoint
3 49 (2.35%) Tomcat
4 34 (1.63%) IIS
5 30 (1.44%) Drupal
6 24 (1.15%) Confluence
7 20 (0.96%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (0.72%) OpenStack
8 15 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
9 10 (0.48%) Lync
9 10 (0.48%) WebLogic
10 9 (0.43%) CloudStack
11 8 (0.38%) SAS
12 6 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
12 6 (0.29%) MS Exchange
13 5 (0.24%) Node.js
14 4 (0.19%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.19%) BizTalk Server
15 3 (0.14%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 181 (8.68%) MS Excel
2 63 (3.02%) MS Office
3 34 (1.63%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (1.44%) Photoshop
5 19 (0.91%) Adobe Illustrator
6 17 (0.82%) Fireworks
7 16 (0.77%) MS Visio
7 16 (0.77%) MS Project
8 13 (0.62%) OmniGraffle
9 5 (0.24%) AutoCAD
10 3 (0.14%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 1 (0.048%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 28 (1.34%) Google Analytics
2 16 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (0.43%) Magento
3 9 (0.43%) Temenos T24
3 9 (0.43%) Finacle
4 6 (0.29%) WebTrends
5 5 (0.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.14%) Maximo
6 3 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.096%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.096%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.096%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.096%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.048%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.048%) Agresso
8 1 (0.048%) Summit
8 1 (0.048%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.048%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.048%) SiteCatalyst
8 1 (0.048%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 169 (8.11%) SaaS
2 19 (0.91%) IaaS
3 18 (0.86%) GitHub
4 17 (0.82%) Microsoft Azure
4 17 (0.82%) PaaS
5 9 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
6 8 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.19%) Google Compute Engine
8 2 (0.096%) Taleo
9 1 (0.048%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.048%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.048%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 120 (5.76%) Internet
2 47 (2.25%) HTTP
2 47 (2.25%) TCP/IP
3 38 (1.82%) Wireless
4 32 (1.53%) VoIP
5 26 (1.25%) DNS
6 25 (1.20%) Network Security
7 24 (1.15%) WAN
7 24 (1.15%) LDAP
7 24 (1.15%) SSL
8 22 (1.06%) Unified Communications
9 21 (1.01%) Firewall
10 18 (0.86%) LAN
10 18 (0.86%) 3G
11 17 (0.82%) SMTP
11 17 (0.82%) VPN
12 15 (0.72%) TETRA
13 14 (0.67%) PBX
13 14 (0.67%) Broadband
13 14 (0.67%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (8.73%) SQL Server
2 100 (4.80%) MySQL
3 61 (2.93%) Relational Database
4 44 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
5 37 (1.77%) Big Data
6 25 (1.20%) SQL Server 2008
7 22 (1.06%) NoSQL
8 20 (0.96%) Oracle Database
9 16 (0.77%) MongoDB
10 11 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
11 10 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
11 10 (0.48%) Hadoop
12 9 (0.43%) SQL Server 2000
13 8 (0.38%) Apache Cassandra
13 8 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
13 8 (0.38%) DB2
14 7 (0.34%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 7 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (0.24%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 59 (2.83%) JIRA
2 45 (2.16%) Maven
3 37 (1.77%) Git (software)
4 32 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (1.25%) Subversion
5 26 (1.25%) Visual Studio
6 24 (1.15%) Jenkins
7 21 (1.01%) Axure RP
8 19 (0.91%) Selenium
9 13 (0.62%) JUnit
9 13 (0.62%) Cucumber
10 12 (0.58%) Moq
10 12 (0.58%) NUnit
10 12 (0.58%) MSTest
11 8 (0.38%) MSBuild
11 8 (0.38%) JProfiler
11 8 (0.38%) YourKit
12 5 (0.24%) Eclipse
12 5 (0.24%) Dreamweaver
12 5 (0.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 613 (29.40%) Marketing
2 585 (28.06%) Finance
3 161 (7.72%) Telecoms
4 129 (6.19%) Retail
5 80 (3.84%) Publishing
6 71 (3.41%) Banking
7 69 (3.31%) Legal
8 60 (2.88%) Advertising
9 48 (2.30%) Games
10 39 (1.87%) Manufacturing
11 38 (1.82%) Electronics
12 31 (1.49%) French Language
12 31 (1.49%) Law
12 31 (1.49%) Back Office
13 30 (1.44%) German Language
14 23 (1.10%) Automotive
15 18 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
16 16 (0.77%) Front Office
17 11 (0.53%) Billing
18 7 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 660 (31.65%) Product Manager
2 270 (12.95%) Developer
3 244 (11.70%) Analyst
4 159 (7.63%) Business Analyst
5 150 (7.19%) Senior Manager
6 121 (5.80%) Architect
6 121 (5.80%) Senior Product Manager
7 109 (5.23%) Consultant
8 89 (4.27%) Project Manager
9 74 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
10 60 (2.88%) Technical Manager
11 58 (2.78%) Development Manager
12 55 (2.64%) Java Developer
13 51 (2.45%) Software Manager
14 48 (2.30%) Software Engineer
14 48 (2.30%) Designer
15 39 (1.87%) Account Manager
16 35 (1.68%) .NET Developer
17 33 (1.58%) Senior Developer
18 32 (1.53%) Technical Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 210 (10.07%) HTML
2 191 (9.16%) .NET
3 162 (7.77%) CSS
4 122 (5.85%) XML
5 96 (4.60%) HTML5
6 80 (3.84%) Web Services
7 77 (3.69%) Spring
8 76 (3.65%) ASP.NET
9 69 (3.31%) jQuery
10 57 (2.73%) J2EE
10 57 (2.73%) REST
11 56 (2.69%) .NET Framework
12 48 (2.30%) Middleware
13 47 (2.25%) Ajax
14 38 (1.82%) AngularJS
15 35 (1.68%) Ruby on Rails
16 34 (1.63%) WCF
17 33 (1.58%) WinForms
17 33 (1.58%) LAMP
18 30 (1.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 391 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 280 (13.43%) User Experience
3 203 (9.74%) Computer Science
4 150 (7.19%) Enterprise Software
5 120 (5.76%) Management Information System
6 91 (4.36%) Mobile App
7 69 (3.31%) Mathematics
8 44 (2.11%) Open Source
9 38 (1.82%) Social Media
10 28 (1.34%) Visualisation
11 27 (1.29%) Digital Media
11 27 (1.29%) Derivative
12 23 (1.10%) iPhone
13 21 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 20 (0.96%) Cryptography
14 20 (0.96%) Blog
14 20 (0.96%) Clustering
15 19 (0.91%) N-Tier
16 18 (0.86%) Physics
16 18 (0.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 200 (9.59%) Linux
2 186 (8.92%) Windows
3 107 (5.13%) UNIX
4 91 (4.36%) Android
5 73 (3.50%) Apple iOS
6 29 (1.39%) Windows Server 2008
7 25 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
9 14 (0.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 10 (0.48%) Solaris
11 8 (0.38%) Windows XP
11 8 (0.38%) FreeBSD
11 8 (0.38%) Windows 2000
12 7 (0.34%) CentOS
13 6 (0.29%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.24%) AIX
15 3 (0.14%) VMS
15 3 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
15 3 (0.14%) Windows Phone
16 1 (0.048%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 700 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
2 414 (19.86%) Project Management
3 275 (13.19%) Scrum
4 235 (11.27%) E-Commerce
5 225 (10.79%) Business Analysis
6 189 (9.06%) Analytics
7 168 (8.06%) Software Engineering
8 135 (6.47%) User Stories
9 125 (6.00%) OO
10 118 (5.66%) TDD
11 117 (5.61%) B2B
12 112 (5.37%) CRM
13 100 (4.80%) Waterfall
14 97 (4.65%) Mentoring
14 97 (4.65%) Use Case
15 94 (4.51%) Line Management
16 93 (4.46%) Release Management
17 89 (4.27%) Product Marketing
18 86 (4.12%) ITIL
18 86 (4.12%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 297 (14.24%) Java
2 288 (13.81%) SQL
3 215 (10.31%) C#
4 204 (9.78%) JavaScript
5 104 (4.99%) C++
6 101 (4.84%) Python
7 88 (4.22%) PHP
8 79 (3.79%) Perl
9 67 (3.21%) C
10 56 (2.69%) Ruby
11 35 (1.68%) T-SQL
12 29 (1.39%) Bash Shell
13 19 (0.91%) VB.NET
14 18 (0.86%) VB
14 18 (0.86%) Shell Script
15 13 (0.62%) Objective-C
15 13 (0.62%) VBA
15 13 (0.62%) PHP5
16 12 (0.58%) VBScript
17 10 (0.48%) XPath
Qualifications
1 522 (25.04%) Degree
2 58 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 24 (1.15%) ISEB
4 20 (0.96%) Cisco Certification
5 18 (0.86%) MBA
6 17 (0.82%) CCNA
7 15 (0.72%) ACCA
8 14 (0.67%) PMI Certification
8 14 (0.67%) CISSP
9 13 (0.62%) PMP
10 11 (0.53%) SC Cleared
10 11 (0.53%) ISTQB
11 10 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
12 9 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 8 (0.38%) CFA
13 8 (0.38%) Postgraduate
14 6 (0.29%) GIAC
14 6 (0.29%) HND
14 6 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
15 5 (0.24%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 211 (10.12%) QA
2 31 (1.49%) SLA
3 9 (0.43%) ISO 9000
4 7 (0.34%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.19%) Solvency II
5 4 (0.19%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.14%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.096%) UCITS
7 2 (0.096%) EMIR
7 2 (0.096%) MiFID
8 1 (0.048%) Basel II
8 1 (0.048%) GxP
8 1 (0.048%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.048%) GAMP
8 1 (0.048%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.048%) COBIT
8 1 (0.048%) Section 508
8 1 (0.048%) AIFMD
8 1 (0.048%) FATCA
System Software
1 31 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (0.67%) Hyper-V
2 14 (0.67%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.24%) VMware ESX
3 5 (0.24%) vCloud
4 3 (0.14%) ProxySG
4 3 (0.14%) Snort
4 3 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.096%) KVM
5 2 (0.096%) SRDF
5 2 (0.096%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.096%) vSphere
6 1 (0.048%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.048%) XenApp
6 1 (0.048%) XenServer
6 1 (0.048%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.048%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.048%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (0.24%) Puppet
2 3 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.096%) Icinga
3 2 (0.096%) SCOM
3 2 (0.096%) Cacti
3 2 (0.096%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (0.096%) NetBackup
3 2 (0.096%) Nagios
3 2 (0.096%) Netcool
3 2 (0.096%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.048%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.048%) OpenView
4 1 (0.048%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.048%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.048%) ServiceCenter
4 1 (0.048%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.048%) logstash
4 1 (0.048%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 242 (11.61%) Microsoft
2 111 (5.32%) Oracle
3 57 (2.73%) Google
4 50 (2.40%) Cisco
5 47 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
6 41 (1.97%) VMware
7 39 (1.87%) Adobe
8 26 (1.25%) Juniper
9 24 (1.15%) BT
9 24 (1.15%) F5
10 23 (1.10%) SAP
11 20 (0.96%) Red Hat
12 17 (0.82%) HP
13 15 (0.72%) EMC
14 14 (0.67%) Sybase
14 14 (0.67%) JBoss
14 14 (0.67%) Siebel
15 13 (0.62%) Atlassian
16 12 (0.58%) TOWER Software
17 10 (0.48%) CheckPoint
London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 minutes ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 26 minutes ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 to £65000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Essex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Lewis Paige
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Berkshire
Epsilium Recruitment
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum + 20% Bonus + Corporate Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
South West London
Optimus Search Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Owen Jenkins IT
Salary: From £80,000 to £120,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Owen Jenkins IT
Salary: From £90,000 to £100,000 per annum Bonus, Pension & Car Allowance
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: 21 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 21 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Basildon, Essex
Streamline Connections
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cwmbran, Gwent
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 32,000-36,000 + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday