The table below looks at the statistics for the Product Manager role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Manager
Rank 428 421 405
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 629 569 635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.55% 0.52% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.58% 0.55% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 517 489 536
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,687
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
108942 102831 113237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.39% 94.24% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 88146 85231 96833
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Product Manager
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Product Manager in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Product Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Product Manager
Salary Trend

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

Product Manager Salary Trend in the UK

Product Manager
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Product Manager over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 within the UK.

Product Manager Salary Histogram in the UK

Product Manager
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 Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 20 August 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 +1 581 £60,000 +4.34% 60
London -2 351 £60,000 - 38
South East +22 102 £62,500 +13.63% 10
City of London -29 85 £60,000 - 11
East of England -9 48 £62,500 +4.16% 2
Berkshire +6 40 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Surrey +13 25 £65,000 +13.04% 2
Cambridgeshire +2 24 £62,500 +7.29%
Cambridge +9 23 £62,500 -13.79%
North West 0 23 £51,500 -14.16% 3
West Midlands +17 21 £62,500 +31.57% 3
Scotland +1 20 £42,500 -
Cheshire +1 20 £55,000 -14.06%
Hertfordshire -18 19 £65,000 +8.33% 2
Reading +10 17 £57,750 -5.71%
Hampshire -4 17 £65,000 +18.18% 2
Middlesex +4 10 £62,500 +19.04% 1
Glasgow 0 10 £35,000 -
Edinburgh -6 10 £42,500 -
East Midlands -19 10 £55,000 +15.78%
South West -19 10 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Basingstoke - 10 £65,000 -
Slough +13 9 £65,000 +1.96% 1
Coventry +6 9 £70,000 +55.55%
Brighton -17 9 £55,000 +18.91%
East Sussex -22 9 £55,000 +18.91%
Farnborough - 9 £65,000 -
Oxfordshire +14 8 £56,250 -11.76% 4
Nottinghamshire +6 8 £55,000 +12.82%
Yorkshire -60 8 £35,000 -33.33% 1

Product Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 678 (51.99%) Product Management
2 557 (42.71%) Marketing
3 343 (26.30%) Finance
4 272 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
5 221 (16.95%) Degree
6 214 (16.41%) Project Management
7 176 (13.50%) Scrum
8 162 (12.42%) E-Commerce
9 137 (10.51%) Microsoft
10 127 (9.74%) Product Marketing
11 122 (9.36%) B2B
12 120 (9.20%) SaaS
13 114 (8.74%) Analytics
14 97 (7.44%) Business Analysis
14 97 (7.44%) Retail
15 94 (7.21%) Mobile App
16 93 (7.13%) Telecoms
17 92 (7.06%) User Stories
18 88 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
19 74 (5.67%) Legal
19 74 (5.67%) B2C
19 74 (5.67%) CRM
20 73 (5.60%) Market Research
21 69 (5.29%) MS Excel
22 64 (4.91%) Publishing
23 62 (4.75%) Internet
24 61 (4.68%) JIRA
25 58 (4.45%) Service Delivery
26 53 (4.06%) Computer Science
27 51 (3.91%) Business Development

Product Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 35 (2.68%) CMS
2 20 (1.53%) SharePoint
3 19 (1.46%) Confluence
4 9 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (0.54%) Lync
6 5 (0.38%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.31%) WordPress
7 4 (0.31%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.23%) Moodle
8 3 (0.23%) SAS
9 2 (0.15%) Apache
10 1 (0.077%) Drupal
Applications
1 69 (5.29%) MS Excel
2 37 (2.84%) MS Office
3 33 (2.53%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (1.46%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.31%) MS Project
5 4 (0.31%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.077%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.77%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.54%) SAP SD
3 7 (0.54%) SAP R/3
4 5 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.31%) Agresso
6 3 (0.23%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.15%) SiteCatalyst
8 1 (0.077%) Sage 300 ERP
8 1 (0.077%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.077%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.077%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 120 (9.20%) SaaS
2 6 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.38%) PaaS
4 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.31%) Google Compute Engine
5 3 (0.23%) Office 365
6 2 (0.15%) IaaS
7 1 (0.077%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 62 (4.75%) Internet
2 28 (2.15%) VoIP
3 17 (1.30%) WAN
3 17 (1.30%) LAN
4 16 (1.23%) Wireless
5 12 (0.92%) TETRA
5 12 (0.92%) PBX
5 12 (0.92%) Ethernet
5 12 (0.92%) Multicast
6 11 (0.84%) Unified Communications
7 8 (0.61%) Firewall
8 7 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (0.54%) Intranet
8 7 (0.54%) GSM
9 6 (0.46%) Broadband
9 6 (0.46%) 3G
9 6 (0.46%) MPLS
9 6 (0.46%) VPN
10 5 (0.38%) RFID
10 5 (0.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (3.22%) SQL Server
2 18 (1.38%) Big Data
2 18 (1.38%) MySQL
3 10 (0.77%) Relational Database
4 4 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.15%) UniData
6 2 (0.15%) Informix
7 1 (0.077%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.077%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.077%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.077%) DB2
7 1 (0.077%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.077%) QlikView
7 1 (0.077%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.077%) solidDB
7 1 (0.077%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.077%) TimesTen
Development Applications
1 61 (4.68%) JIRA
2 6 (0.46%) Ant
2 6 (0.46%) Maven
3 1 (0.077%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.077%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.077%) Axure RP
General
1 557 (42.71%) Marketing
2 343 (26.30%) Finance
3 97 (7.44%) Retail
4 93 (7.13%) Telecoms
5 74 (5.67%) Legal
6 64 (4.91%) Publishing
7 48 (3.68%) Games
8 43 (3.30%) Advertising
9 40 (3.07%) Banking
10 35 (2.68%) Law
11 25 (1.92%) Back Office
12 20 (1.53%) Electronics
13 19 (1.46%) Manufacturing
14 13 (1.00%) Multimedia
15 11 (0.84%) Financial Institution
15 11 (0.84%) Front Office
16 10 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
17 9 (0.69%) Billing
18 8 (0.61%) Music Industry
19 7 (0.54%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (3.37%) .NET
2 32 (2.45%) HTML
3 21 (1.61%) XML
4 15 (1.15%) CSS
5 14 (1.07%) Web Services
6 11 (0.84%) REST
7 5 (0.38%) JSON
8 4 (0.31%) Flash
8 4 (0.31%) Open Graph
8 4 (0.31%) Android SDK
9 3 (0.23%) Ruby on Rails
9 3 (0.23%) COM
9 3 (0.23%) J2EE
10 2 (0.15%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.15%) ATL
10 2 (0.15%) SOAP
10 2 (0.15%) Middleware
10 2 (0.15%) Velocity
10 2 (0.15%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.15%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 94 (7.21%) Mobile App
2 53 (4.06%) Computer Science
3 50 (3.83%) Enterprise Software
4 44 (3.37%) Management Information System
5 29 (2.22%) Social Media
6 25 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 15 (1.15%) Digital Media
8 14 (1.07%) Derivative
9 13 (1.00%) Visualisation
10 12 (0.92%) Blog
10 12 (0.92%) Linked Data
10 12 (0.92%) E-Learning
10 12 (0.92%) Equities
11 11 (0.84%) Copywriting
12 10 (0.77%) Mobile Payment
12 10 (0.77%) Open Source
13 9 (0.69%) New Media
14 8 (0.61%) Learning Management System
14 8 (0.61%) Mathematics
15 7 (0.54%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 49 (3.76%) Android
2 39 (2.99%) Apple iOS
3 32 (2.45%) Windows
4 13 (1.00%) UNIX
5 12 (0.92%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (0.61%) Linux
7 1 (0.077%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 678 (51.99%) Product Management
2 272 (20.86%) Agile Software Development
3 214 (16.41%) Project Management
4 176 (13.50%) Scrum
5 162 (12.42%) E-Commerce
6 127 (9.74%) Product Marketing
7 122 (9.36%) B2B
8 114 (8.74%) Analytics
9 97 (7.44%) Business Analysis
10 92 (7.06%) User Stories
11 88 (6.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 74 (5.67%) B2C
12 74 (5.67%) CRM
13 73 (5.60%) Market Research
14 58 (4.45%) Service Delivery
15 51 (3.91%) ERP
15 51 (3.91%) Business Development
16 49 (3.76%) Release Management
17 47 (3.60%) Service Management
18 46 (3.53%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 33 (2.53%) Java
2 32 (2.45%) SQL
3 18 (1.38%) PHP
4 16 (1.23%) JavaScript
4 16 (1.23%) C#
5 11 (0.84%) C
6 7 (0.54%) Ruby
6 7 (0.54%) C++
6 7 (0.54%) Python
7 2 (0.15%) UniBasic
7 2 (0.15%) Perl
8 1 (0.077%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 221 (16.95%) Degree
2 34 (2.61%) Security Cleared
3 12 (0.92%) CCNA
3 12 (0.92%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (0.61%) ISEB
4 8 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 6 (0.46%) SAP Certification
6 5 (0.38%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.31%) MBA
7 4 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
7 4 (0.31%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.077%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 50 (3.83%) QA
2 24 (1.84%) SLA
3 9 (0.69%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.46%) EMIR
4 6 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.15%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.077%) MiFID
System Software
1 15 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.54%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.31%) vCloud
3 4 (0.31%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (0.15%) Ganglia
1 2 (0.15%) Puppet
1 2 (0.15%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.077%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.077%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.077%) SCOM
Vendors
1 137 (10.51%) Microsoft
2 34 (2.61%) SAP
3 27 (2.07%) Oracle
4 26 (1.99%) BT
5 25 (1.92%) Google
6 23 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
7 20 (1.53%) Cisco
8 15 (1.15%) HP
8 15 (1.15%) VMware
9 12 (0.92%) Atlassian
10 10 (0.77%) LexisNexis
11 8 (0.61%) Twitter
11 8 (0.61%) Red Gate
11 8 (0.61%) TOWER Software
12 7 (0.54%) IBM
13 6 (0.46%) Adobe
13 6 (0.46%) Tableau
14 5 (0.38%) F5
14 5 (0.38%) SunGard
14 5 (0.38%) JD Edwards
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