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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Management
Rank 318 283 311
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +28
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 953 1038 920
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.90% 1.00% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.09% 1.22% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 726 790 683
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -

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
87118 85337 88637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 82.67% 82.25% 80.09%
Number of salaries quoted 71745 68049 75137
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 27 January 2015 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 27 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
(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 -35 902 £50,000 - 137
London -17 396 £55,000 - 65
South East -26 210 £47,750 +6.11% 27
Berkshire +23 117 £56,000 +1.81% 12
City of London -4 89 £60,000 - 20
East of England -25 89 £55,000 +10.00% 12
North West +15 64 £50,000 +11.11% 7
Reading +41 55 £57,500 -7.25% 4
Yorkshire +2 54 £42,500 +21.42% 6
Hertfordshire +28 48 £92,500 +37.03% 3
South West -43 44 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Hampshire -30 34 £37,500 -25.00% 3
Cheshire +12 32 £51,750 +18.28% 2
Surrey +11 28 £49,000 -2.00% 1
Manchester +7 26 £41,250 -8.33% 3
East Midlands +10 24 £42,000 -1.17% 5
Bracknell -3 23 £50,000 +43.88% 1
Cambridgeshire -3 22 £52,500 +31.25% 7
Wales +2 20 £36,000 -10.00% 3
Wiltshire +10 19 £37,500 - 3
Cambridge -11 19 £52,500 +31.25% 5
South Wales +3 18 £36,250 -9.37% 3
Hemel Hempstead - 17 - -
Buckinghamshire +2 16 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Nottinghamshire +21 15 £56,250 +32.35%
Warrington +4 15 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Chippenham +4 15 £37,500 - 1
Essex -9 15 £55,000 -
Watford - 15 £92,500 - 3
Bristol +11 14 £50,000 -33.33%

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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.

1 534 (29.39%) Marketing
2 531 (29.22%) Agile Software Development
3 491 (27.02%) Finance
4 458 (25.21%) Degree
5 317 (17.45%) Project Management
6 293 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
7 282 (15.52%) Scrum
8 257 (14.14%) Java
9 254 (13.98%) User Experience
10 236 (12.99%) JavaScript
11 230 (12.66%) HTML
12 196 (10.79%) Telecoms
13 193 (10.62%) QA
14 190 (10.46%) E-Commerce
15 189 (10.40%) SQL
16 170 (9.36%) .NET
16 170 (9.36%) CSS
17 168 (9.25%) Software Engineering
18 167 (9.19%) Microsoft
19 160 (8.81%) Computer Science
20 159 (8.75%) Business Analysis
20 159 (8.75%) C#
21 154 (8.48%) Windows
22 148 (8.15%) Enterprise Software
23 145 (7.98%) MS Excel
24 137 (7.54%) Retail
25 134 (7.37%) Analytics
26 130 (7.15%) User Stories
27 129 (7.10%) Linux
28 125 (6.88%) SQL Server

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 2015, 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 48 (2.64%) CMS
2 32 (1.76%) SharePoint
3 22 (1.21%) Confluence
4 20 (1.10%) Apache
5 19 (1.05%) Drupal
6 18 (0.99%) Tomcat
7 16 (0.88%) IIS
8 13 (0.72%) Lync
9 12 (0.66%) MS Exchange
10 11 (0.61%) JBoss
11 9 (0.50%) WebSphere
12 8 (0.44%) Node.js
12 8 (0.44%) Alfresco
12 8 (0.44%) Liferay
13 7 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
13 7 (0.39%) IBM Notes
13 7 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (0.33%) SharePoint Server
15 5 (0.28%) MQSeries
15 5 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 145 (7.98%) MS Excel
2 74 (4.07%) MS Office
3 54 (2.97%) Photoshop
4 36 (1.98%) MS Visio
5 31 (1.71%) MS PowerPoint
6 30 (1.65%) OmniGraffle
7 29 (1.60%) Adobe Illustrator
7 29 (1.60%) MS Project
8 26 (1.43%) Fireworks
9 4 (0.22%) InfoPath
10 3 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
12 1 (0.055%) Mingle
12 1 (0.055%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 1 (0.055%) SPSS
12 1 (0.055%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 21 (1.16%) Google Analytics
1 21 (1.16%) Temenos T24
1 21 (1.16%) Finacle
2 20 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.22%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.17%) Magento
5 3 (0.17%) MoSes
5 3 (0.17%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 3 (0.17%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
5 3 (0.17%) Summit
5 3 (0.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.11%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.11%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.055%) Radian6
7 1 (0.055%) BASE24
7 1 (0.055%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.055%) LatentZero
Cloud Services
1 117 (6.44%) SaaS
2 13 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (0.50%) GitHub
4 7 (0.39%) PaaS
5 6 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.28%) Office 365
7 3 (0.17%) Taleo
7 3 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.17%) IaaS
8 2 (0.11%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.055%) IBM Blueworks
9 1 (0.055%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.055%) Force.com
9 1 (0.055%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 74 (4.07%) Internet
2 60 (3.30%) Wireless
3 46 (2.53%) Broadband
4 42 (2.31%) TCP/IP
5 34 (1.87%) HTTP
6 30 (1.65%) Network Security
7 22 (1.21%) Firewall
8 21 (1.16%) DNS
9 19 (1.05%) MPLS
9 19 (1.05%) Ethernet
10 18 (0.99%) ATM
10 18 (0.99%) DSLAM
10 18 (0.99%) NGN
11 16 (0.88%) Unified Communications
11 16 (0.88%) WAN
12 15 (0.83%) UMTS
12 15 (0.83%) CDMA
12 15 (0.83%) Radio Access Network
13 13 (0.72%) 4G
14 12 (0.66%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (6.88%) SQL Server
2 48 (2.64%) Big Data
3 43 (2.37%) Relational Database
4 42 (2.31%) MySQL
5 34 (1.87%) NoSQL
6 28 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 20 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
7 20 (1.10%) SQL Server 2005
8 16 (0.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 15 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (0.77%) MongoDB
11 12 (0.66%) Hadoop
12 10 (0.55%) RDBMS
13 9 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 8 (0.44%) Data Mining
14 8 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
15 7 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
15 7 (0.39%) DB2
15 7 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 62 (3.41%) JIRA
2 37 (2.04%) Axure RP
3 24 (1.32%) Cucumber
4 22 (1.21%) Git (software)
4 22 (1.21%) Selenium
5 20 (1.10%) Jenkins
6 19 (1.05%) Visual Studio
6 19 (1.05%) Eclipse
7 17 (0.94%) JUnit
8 14 (0.77%) Maven
9 12 (0.66%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (0.66%) WebDriver
9 12 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 9 (0.50%) Bugzilla
11 8 (0.44%) Subversion
11 8 (0.44%) TestLink
12 7 (0.39%) Balsamiq Mockups
12 7 (0.39%) SpecFlow
12 7 (0.39%) Fiddler
13 6 (0.33%) Rational DOORS
General
1 534 (29.39%) Marketing
2 491 (27.02%) Finance
3 196 (10.79%) Telecoms
4 137 (7.54%) Retail
5 102 (5.61%) Banking
6 56 (3.08%) Advertising
7 41 (2.26%) Publishing
8 33 (1.82%) French Language
9 31 (1.71%) Billing
10 29 (1.60%) Legal
11 28 (1.54%) Financial Institution
12 25 (1.38%) Electronics
13 24 (1.32%) Games
13 24 (1.32%) German Language
14 22 (1.21%) Back Office
15 21 (1.16%) Front Office
16 20 (1.10%) Law
17 17 (0.94%) Manufacturing
18 15 (0.83%) Automotive
19 14 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 425 (23.39%) Product Manager
2 254 (13.98%) Analyst
3 213 (11.72%) Developer
4 169 (9.30%) Business Analyst
5 116 (6.38%) Architect
6 97 (5.34%) Account Manager
7 92 (5.06%) Project Manager
8 81 (4.46%) Consultant
9 77 (4.24%) Designer
10 70 (3.85%) Senior Manager
11 61 (3.36%) Senior Developer
12 55 (3.03%) Software Engineer
12 55 (3.03%) UX Designer
13 49 (2.70%) Software Developer
14 46 (2.53%) Solutions Architect
15 41 (2.26%) Senior Product Manager
16 36 (1.98%) Product Owner
17 35 (1.93%) Marketing Manager
17 35 (1.93%) Graduate
18 34 (1.87%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (12.66%) HTML
2 170 (9.36%) .NET
2 170 (9.36%) CSS
3 101 (5.56%) HTML5
4 80 (4.40%) jQuery
4 80 (4.40%) XML
5 78 (4.29%) Web Services
6 50 (2.75%) ASP.NET
7 48 (2.64%) JSON
7 48 (2.64%) CSS3
8 37 (2.04%) Spring
9 36 (1.98%) REST
10 34 (1.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 34 (1.87%) .NET Framework
11 31 (1.71%) AngularJS
12 30 (1.65%) Middleware
13 29 (1.60%) Ajax
14 27 (1.49%) J2EE
15 26 (1.43%) SOAP
16 22 (1.21%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 293 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
2 254 (13.98%) User Experience
3 160 (8.81%) Computer Science
4 148 (8.15%) Enterprise Software
5 119 (6.55%) Management Information System
6 70 (3.85%) Mobile App
7 61 (3.36%) Open Source
8 55 (3.03%) Mathematics
9 34 (1.87%) Social Media
10 23 (1.27%) Performance Metrics
11 21 (1.16%) Digital Media
12 20 (1.10%) Copywriting
12 20 (1.10%) Fixed Income
12 20 (1.10%) Cryptography
13 18 (0.99%) N-Tier
13 18 (0.99%) Human Factors
13 18 (0.99%) Algorithms
14 17 (0.94%) Social Network
14 17 (0.94%) Economics
15 15 (0.83%) STB
Operating Systems
1 154 (8.48%) Windows
2 129 (7.10%) Linux
3 102 (5.61%) Android
4 89 (4.90%) Apple iOS
5 63 (3.47%) UNIX
6 19 (1.05%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (0.55%) Solaris
8 10 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.50%) Windows Phone
9 9 (0.50%) CentOS
10 6 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.17%) FreeBSD
12 3 (0.17%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.17%) Windows 7
12 3 (0.17%) Windows 8
13 2 (0.11%) zOS
13 2 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.055%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 531 (29.22%) Agile Software Development
2 317 (17.45%) Project Management
3 282 (15.52%) Scrum
4 190 (10.46%) E-Commerce
5 168 (9.25%) Software Engineering
6 159 (8.75%) Business Analysis
7 134 (7.37%) Analytics
8 130 (7.15%) User Stories
9 100 (5.50%) CRM
10 97 (5.34%) Use Case
11 90 (4.95%) Waterfall
12 87 (4.79%) OO
13 81 (4.46%) Product Marketing
14 80 (4.40%) Mentoring
15 78 (4.29%) Time Management
15 78 (4.29%) MVC
16 72 (3.96%) Business Intelligence
17 68 (3.74%) TDD
18 67 (3.69%) Business Development
19 61 (3.36%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 257 (14.14%) Java
2 236 (12.99%) JavaScript
3 189 (10.40%) SQL
4 159 (8.75%) C#
5 74 (4.07%) C++
6 73 (4.02%) Python
7 71 (3.91%) C
8 44 (2.42%) PHP
9 41 (2.26%) Perl
10 32 (1.76%) T-SQL
11 28 (1.54%) Ruby
12 26 (1.43%) Bash Shell
13 19 (1.05%) VB
14 14 (0.77%) VB.NET
15 13 (0.72%) Objective-C
16 12 (0.66%) PowerShell
17 11 (0.61%) Assembly Language
18 10 (0.55%) VBA
19 9 (0.50%) Korn
20 7 (0.39%) XAML
Qualifications
1 458 (25.21%) Degree
2 54 (2.97%) Security Cleared
3 29 (1.60%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.10%) PMI Certification
5 18 (0.99%) PMP
5 18 (0.99%) ISEB
6 11 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 10 (0.55%) Postgraduate
8 8 (0.44%) CISSP
8 8 (0.44%) DV Cleared
9 7 (0.39%) MBA
9 7 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
10 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 6 (0.33%) MCSE
10 6 (0.33%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.33%) APMP
10 6 (0.33%) RHCSA
11 5 (0.28%) RHCE
12 4 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.22%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 193 (10.62%) QA
2 21 (1.16%) SLA
3 10 (0.55%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.33%) Basel II
4 6 (0.33%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.28%) EMIR
6 3 (0.17%) UCITS
6 3 (0.17%) ISO 14001
6 3 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.17%) ISO 9000
7 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.055%) Basel III
8 1 (0.055%) WAI
8 1 (0.055%) COBIT
System Software
1 32 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
2 25 (1.38%) Active Directory
3 18 (0.99%) Firmware
4 12 (0.66%) Hyper-V
5 11 (0.61%) XenServer
6 9 (0.50%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (0.33%) Xen
8 5 (0.28%) VMware ESX
9 4 (0.22%) XenApp
10 3 (0.17%) KVM
10 3 (0.17%) vSphere
11 2 (0.11%) Varnish
11 2 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.11%) Sendmail
12 1 (0.055%) Terminal Server
12 1 (0.055%) Terminal Services
12 1 (0.055%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (0.22%) SCCM
1 4 (0.22%) SCOM
1 4 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.17%) Puppet
3 2 (0.11%) OpenView
3 2 (0.11%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.11%) SCDPM
3 2 (0.11%) logstash
3 2 (0.11%) SCVMM
3 2 (0.11%) OpenNMS
3 2 (0.11%) Netcool
3 2 (0.11%) Nagios
3 2 (0.11%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (0.11%) MAILsweeper
3 2 (0.11%) Cisco IPCC
4 1 (0.055%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.055%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 167 (9.19%) Microsoft
2 60 (3.30%) Oracle
3 46 (2.53%) Google
4 44 (2.42%) VMware
5 40 (2.20%) Cisco
6 27 (1.49%) Citrix
7 24 (1.32%) Juniper
8 22 (1.21%) Adobe
9 20 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
10 18 (0.99%) Facebook
11 17 (0.94%) Red Hat
12 14 (0.77%) IBM
12 14 (0.77%) SAP
12 14 (0.77%) HP
13 13 (0.72%) CheckPoint
13 13 (0.72%) Huawei
14 10 (0.55%) BT
15 9 (0.50%) Open Text
15 9 (0.50%) SunGard
15 9 (0.50%) F5
Cheadle, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Bupa, 23days
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Andover, Hampshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Initi8 Recruitment
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £27000 to £50000 per annum - 12.5% bonus, Stock options, 25 days holi
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Hays London City Projects
Salary: £48000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
JM
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Company car + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday