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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Management
Rank 320 297 323
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +26
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 980 1128 878
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.89% 0.94% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 1.15% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 756 908 679
Average salary £51,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £36,895 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%

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
91992 98335 88405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.29% 81.99% 80.14%
Number of salaries quoted 74417 79340 72665
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.52% +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 5 May 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 5 May 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
England -39 885 £51,000 -2.85% 118
London -31 431 £60,000 +4.34% 57
South East -2 222 £42,500 -26.08% 24
Berkshire -12 115 £42,000 -30.00% 10
City of London +4 81 £62,500 +4.16% 14
East of England -28 57 £52,500 +9.37% 8
South Wales +41 53 £47,500 +23.37% 1
Wales +39 53 £47,500 +23.37% 1
North West -11 47 £32,500 -27.77% 9
Reading -12 46 £43,000 -28.33% 2
South West -11 43 £42,500 -1.16% 6
Surrey +17 32 £56,250 - 7
West Midlands -19 32 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Middlesex +35 26 £51,000 -21.53%
East Midlands +14 26 £51,250 +2.50%
Hampshire +6 25 £40,000 -27.27% 3
Nottinghamshire +26 23 £47,500 +25.00%
Nottingham +14 23 £47,500 +25.00%
Manchester -1 23 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Cambridgeshire +13 22 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Torfaen +6 22 £47,500 +31.94%
Cwmbran +6 22 £47,500 +31.94%
Yorkshire -17 22 £45,000 -2.70% 7
Cheshire +1 21 £46,250 +2.77% 4
Buckinghamshire +6 20 £38,750 -32.90% 1
Hertfordshire -8 19 £52,500 +16.66% 4
Bristol -2 18 £45,000 -18.18% 1
West Yorkshire +25 17 £40,000 -42.85% 7
Milton Keynes -8 16 £41,250 -34.00%
Cambridge +11 15 £40,000 -23.80% 1

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 May 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.

1 704 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
2 522 (26.65%) Degree
3 503 (25.68%) Finance
4 474 (24.20%) Marketing
5 394 (20.11%) Analytical Skills
6 350 (17.87%) Scrum
7 343 (17.51%) Java
8 316 (16.13%) HTML
9 309 (15.77%) Project Management
10 276 (14.09%) JavaScript
11 251 (12.81%) User Experience
12 247 (12.61%) SQL
13 243 (12.40%) CSS
14 229 (11.69%) QA
15 220 (11.23%) .NET
16 217 (11.08%) Telecoms
17 197 (10.06%) Microsoft
18 186 (9.49%) E-Commerce
19 184 (9.39%) Windows
20 180 (9.19%) MS Excel
21 178 (9.09%) Software Engineering
22 170 (8.68%) Computer Science
23 169 (8.63%) Enterprise Software
24 164 (8.37%) C#
25 162 (8.27%) SQL Server
26 152 (7.76%) Business Analysis
27 150 (7.66%) Retail
28 148 (7.55%) Analytics
29 144 (7.35%) OO
30 138 (7.04%) XML

Product Management
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 45 (2.30%) CMS
2 35 (1.79%) SharePoint
2 35 (1.79%) Confluence
3 30 (1.53%) IIS
4 29 (1.48%) Apache
5 18 (0.92%) Drupal
6 16 (0.82%) Lync
6 16 (0.82%) Tomcat
7 13 (0.66%) MS Exchange
8 11 (0.56%) WebLogic
8 11 (0.56%) Node.js
9 9 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2010
10 8 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
10 8 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
11 7 (0.36%) JBoss
11 7 (0.36%) Alfresco
11 7 (0.36%) Liferay
12 6 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (0.31%) OpenStack
Applications
1 180 (9.19%) MS Excel
2 70 (3.57%) MS Visio
3 65 (3.32%) MS Office
4 62 (3.16%) Photoshop
5 51 (2.60%) MS PowerPoint
6 45 (2.30%) MS Project
7 31 (1.58%) OmniGraffle
8 19 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
9 15 (0.77%) FrameMaker
10 11 (0.56%) PaintShop Pro
11 10 (0.51%) Fireworks
12 5 (0.26%) Acrobat
12 5 (0.26%) Mingle
13 4 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
13 4 (0.20%) InfoPath
14 3 (0.15%) SPSS
15 2 (0.10%) Final Cut Pro
15 2 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
16 1 (0.051%) Pro/ENGINEER
16 1 (0.051%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 18 (0.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.82%) Finacle
2 16 (0.82%) Temenos T24
3 10 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.46%) Summit
5 4 (0.20%) MoSes
5 4 (0.20%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 4 (0.20%) thinkFolio
6 3 (0.15%) Oracle Applications
6 3 (0.15%) SAP ERP
7 2 (0.10%) Oracle Utilities
7 2 (0.10%) Shopify
7 2 (0.10%) Magento
7 2 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.10%) Dynamics GP
7 2 (0.10%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.051%) BASE24
8 1 (0.051%) Global One
8 1 (0.051%) SAP QM
8 1 (0.051%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 137 (6.99%) SaaS
2 29 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (1.28%) Google Analytics
4 22 (1.12%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
6 16 (0.82%) PaaS
7 9 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.36%) Office 365
9 6 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (0.26%) Basecamp
10 5 (0.26%) IaaS
10 5 (0.26%) Mimecast
11 4 (0.20%) FinancialForce.com
12 3 (0.15%) Amazon S3
13 2 (0.10%) Boomi
13 2 (0.10%) SuccessFactors
13 2 (0.10%) GitHub
13 2 (0.10%) Route 53
13 2 (0.10%) Heroku
13 2 (0.10%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 72 (3.68%) Internet
2 51 (2.60%) Wireless
3 50 (2.55%) Firewall
4 45 (2.30%) TCP/IP
5 42 (2.14%) Broadband
5 42 (2.14%) MPLS
6 39 (1.99%) Ethernet
7 33 (1.68%) HTTP
8 28 (1.43%) DNS
8 28 (1.43%) VPN
9 25 (1.28%) DSLAM
10 22 (1.12%) WAN
11 21 (1.07%) LAN
12 20 (1.02%) Unified Communications
13 17 (0.87%) CTI
14 15 (0.77%) NetScaler
15 14 (0.71%) 4G
15 14 (0.71%) ATM
16 13 (0.66%) BGP
16 13 (0.66%) NGN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (8.27%) SQL Server
2 58 (2.96%) Big Data
3 55 (2.81%) Relational Database
4 48 (2.45%) MySQL
5 35 (1.79%) NoSQL
5 35 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 31 (1.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 27 (1.38%) Data Mining
8 21 (1.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 20 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 20 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (0.97%) RDBMS
10 19 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
11 17 (0.87%) MongoDB
12 16 (0.82%) DB2
13 14 (0.71%) Hadoop
13 14 (0.71%) SQL Server 2005
13 14 (0.71%) Crystal Reports
14 11 (0.56%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 71 (3.62%) JIRA
2 45 (2.30%) Eclipse
3 44 (2.25%) Selenium
3 44 (2.25%) Cucumber
3 44 (2.25%) JUnit
4 39 (1.99%) Axure RP
5 37 (1.89%) Maven
6 34 (1.74%) Visual Studio
7 30 (1.53%) Jenkins
8 24 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
9 19 (0.97%) Ant
9 19 (0.97%) Subversion
10 18 (0.92%) WebDriver
11 14 (0.71%) FitNesse
11 14 (0.71%) InstallShield
12 13 (0.66%) Git (software)
13 10 (0.51%) CruiseControl
14 8 (0.41%) TestLink
15 7 (0.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 7 (0.36%) jMock
General
1 503 (25.68%) Finance
2 474 (24.20%) Marketing
3 217 (11.08%) Telecoms
4 150 (7.66%) Retail
5 122 (6.23%) Banking
6 63 (3.22%) Advertising
7 50 (2.55%) Legal
8 46 (2.35%) Financial Institution
9 42 (2.14%) Billing
10 35 (1.79%) Games
11 33 (1.68%) Publishing
12 29 (1.48%) Front Office
12 29 (1.48%) Back Office
13 23 (1.17%) Automotive
13 23 (1.17%) French Language
14 21 (1.07%) Manufacturing
14 21 (1.07%) Electronics
15 19 (0.97%) Law
16 15 (0.77%) Retail Banking
17 13 (0.66%) German Language
Job Titles
1 435 (22.21%) Product Manager
2 254 (12.97%) Analyst
3 251 (12.81%) Developer
4 175 (8.93%) Business Analyst
5 134 (6.84%) Architect
6 100 (5.10%) Project Manager
7 97 (4.95%) Designer
8 95 (4.85%) Consultant
9 87 (4.44%) Account Manager
10 76 (3.88%) Senior Developer
11 68 (3.47%) Software Engineer
12 59 (3.01%) UX Designer
13 55 (2.81%) Software Developer
14 53 (2.71%) Product Owner
15 52 (2.65%) Senior Manager
15 52 (2.65%) Front-End Developer
16 51 (2.60%) Java Developer
17 50 (2.55%) Technical Manager
18 44 (2.25%) Marketing Manager
19 40 (2.04%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 316 (16.13%) HTML
2 243 (12.40%) CSS
3 220 (11.23%) .NET
4 138 (7.04%) XML
5 137 (6.99%) Web Services
6 108 (5.51%) HTML5
7 101 (5.16%) jQuery
8 73 (3.73%) Spring
9 68 (3.47%) J2EE
10 63 (3.22%) REST
11 57 (2.91%) ASP.NET
12 55 (2.81%) CSS3
13 53 (2.71%) SOAP
14 45 (2.30%) JSON
15 43 (2.19%) Ajax
16 42 (2.14%) .NET Framework
17 38 (1.94%) JSP
18 37 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 36 (1.84%) Hibernate
20 34 (1.74%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 394 (20.11%) Analytical Skills
2 251 (12.81%) User Experience
3 170 (8.68%) Computer Science
4 169 (8.63%) Enterprise Software
5 121 (6.18%) Management Information System
6 76 (3.88%) Open Source
7 67 (3.42%) Mathematics
8 61 (3.11%) Mobile App
9 32 (1.63%) Digital Media
10 29 (1.48%) Social Media
10 29 (1.48%) Statistics
11 23 (1.17%) Credit Risk
12 22 (1.12%) RIA
12 22 (1.12%) Human Factors
13 21 (1.07%) Physics
14 20 (1.02%) Visualisation
14 20 (1.02%) N-Tier
15 19 (0.97%) Blackberry
15 19 (0.97%) Client/Server
16 18 (0.92%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 184 (9.39%) Windows
2 136 (6.94%) Linux
3 95 (4.85%) Android
4 79 (4.03%) Apple iOS
5 69 (3.52%) UNIX
6 17 (0.87%) Windows Phone
7 13 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (0.61%) CentOS
9 11 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
10 9 (0.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.41%) zOS
12 6 (0.31%) Solaris
13 5 (0.26%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.26%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.20%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
15 2 (0.10%) Debian
16 1 (0.051%) FreeBSD
16 1 (0.051%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 704 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
2 350 (17.87%) Scrum
3 309 (15.77%) Project Management
4 186 (9.49%) E-Commerce
5 178 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 152 (7.76%) Business Analysis
7 148 (7.55%) Analytics
8 144 (7.35%) OO
9 133 (6.79%) User Stories
10 111 (5.67%) CRM
11 102 (5.21%) Waterfall
12 101 (5.16%) Mentoring
13 96 (4.90%) Business Development
13 96 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
14 89 (4.54%) TDD
15 85 (4.34%) Workflow
15 85 (4.34%) PRINCE2
16 82 (4.19%) Stakeholder Management
17 81 (4.13%) Product Marketing
18 80 (4.08%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 343 (17.51%) Java
2 276 (14.09%) JavaScript
3 247 (12.61%) SQL
4 164 (8.37%) C#
5 88 (4.49%) C++
6 76 (3.88%) C
7 57 (2.91%) Python
8 50 (2.55%) PHP
9 44 (2.25%) Perl
10 30 (1.53%) Bash Shell
11 25 (1.28%) T-SQL
12 20 (1.02%) Ruby
13 19 (0.97%) Objective-C
14 16 (0.82%) VB
15 15 (0.77%) Assembly Language
16 14 (0.71%) VB.NET
17 12 (0.61%) PowerShell
17 12 (0.61%) Korn
18 8 (0.41%) VBA
19 7 (0.36%) XAML
Qualifications
1 522 (26.65%) Degree
2 43 (2.19%) Security Cleared
3 35 (1.79%) PMI Certification
4 30 (1.53%) PMP
5 29 (1.48%) SC Cleared
6 14 (0.71%) PhD
7 11 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (0.51%) MBA
9 9 (0.46%) RHCSA
10 8 (0.41%) Postgraduate
10 8 (0.41%) MCSE
10 8 (0.41%) RHCE
10 8 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
10 8 (0.41%) SAP Certification
10 8 (0.41%) CISSP
11 7 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 7 (0.36%) APMP
12 6 (0.31%) OCPJP
12 6 (0.31%) ISEB
13 3 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 229 (11.69%) QA
2 25 (1.28%) ISO 9001
3 19 (0.97%) SLA
4 15 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (0.46%) ISO 14001
6 6 (0.31%) Solvency II
7 5 (0.26%) Basel II
7 5 (0.26%) WCAG
7 5 (0.26%) EMIR
8 3 (0.15%) HIPAA
9 2 (0.10%) UCITS
9 2 (0.10%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 1 (0.051%) ISO 9000
10 1 (0.051%) WAI
10 1 (0.051%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.051%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.051%) FISMA
System Software
1 25 (1.28%) Active Directory
1 25 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (1.23%) Firmware
3 13 (0.66%) Hyper-V
4 7 (0.36%) XenApp
5 6 (0.31%) vSphere
6 4 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (0.10%) vCloud
8 2 (0.10%) Varnish
8 2 (0.10%) Sendmail
9 1 (0.051%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.051%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.051%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.051%) Xen
9 1 (0.051%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.051%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.051%) XenServer
9 1 (0.051%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.051%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (0.41%) SCCM
1 8 (0.41%) SCOM
1 8 (0.41%) Nessus
2 7 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
3 6 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.20%) Puppet
4 4 (0.20%) Nagios
4 4 (0.20%) OpenView
5 3 (0.15%) Netcool
5 3 (0.15%) OpenNMS
6 2 (0.10%) Jitterbit
6 2 (0.10%) WebSphere Cast Iron
6 2 (0.10%) SCDPM
6 2 (0.10%) HAProxy
6 2 (0.10%) Oracle Identity Management
6 2 (0.10%) SCVMM
6 2 (0.10%) MIMEsweeper
6 2 (0.10%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (0.051%) WMI
7 1 (0.051%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 197 (10.06%) Microsoft
2 87 (4.44%) Oracle
3 58 (2.96%) Google
4 49 (2.50%) Cisco
5 43 (2.19%) VMware
6 30 (1.53%) Facebook
7 28 (1.43%) Juniper
7 28 (1.43%) HP
8 27 (1.38%) Adobe
9 26 (1.33%) SAP
9 26 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
10 25 (1.28%) Citrix
11 22 (1.12%) ForgeRock
12 20 (1.02%) Red Hat
13 16 (0.82%) F5
14 15 (0.77%) IBM
14 15 (0.77%) AppDynamics
15 14 (0.71%) Huawei
15 14 (0.71%) Perforce
16 13 (0.66%) SolarWinds
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £60K Basic + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Trustwave Ltd.
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Cielo Talent - Nice
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + BONUS + BENEFITS
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + COMMISSION
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
Expert Employment Ltd
Salary: £60,000 - £70,000
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: Market Rate
Posted: 3 days ago
North West
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
JPS Selection
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago