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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Manager
Rank 473 440 414
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -26
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 510 643 638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.46% 0.54% 0.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% 0.57% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 410 537 541
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-8.69% +4.54%

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
104967 112334 104688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.60% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 85785 91103 87039
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 27 April 2015 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 27 April 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 -51 487 £57,000 -0.86% 70
London -38 289 £60,000 +4.34% 42
South East -8 96 £57,500 -4.16% 8
City of London +2 59 £55,000 -8.33% 13
Berkshire -41 32 £50,000 -16.66% 3
Surrey +25 29 £61,250 +2.08%
East of England -1 20 £52,500 -4.54% 6
North West -7 20 £47,500 -9.52% 4
West Midlands -8 20 £55,000 +12.24% 3
East Midlands +26 17 £58,750 +46.87% 1
Reading -21 16 £47,000 -41.25% 1
Oxfordshire +10 14 £60,000 - 1
Manchester -1 13 £29,000 -38.94% 2
South West -27 13 £40,000 -6.43% 4
Warwickshire +5 12 £55,000 -
Wales +4 12 £55,000 -8.33%
South Wales +1 12 £55,000 -8.33%
Oxford +13 11 £50,000 -16.66%
Hertfordshire -19 11 £47,500 -20.83% 2
Buckinghamshire +13 10 £36,250 -14.70% 3
Hampshire -9 10 £60,000 - 1
Cwmbran - 9 £55,000 -
Torfaen - 9 £55,000 -
Warwick - 8 £55,000 -
Basingstoke +24 6 £27,500 -54.16%
Nottinghamshire +4 6 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Cheshire 0 6 £65,000 +13.04% 2
Stockport - 6 £20,500 -
Nottingham - 6 £45,000 -
Scotland +18 5 £47,500 +31.03% 1

Product Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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.

1 435 (44.89%) Product Management
2 376 (38.80%) Agile Software Development
3 328 (33.85%) Marketing
4 239 (24.66%) Finance
5 196 (20.23%) Degree
6 188 (19.40%) Project Management
7 145 (14.96%) Scrum
8 142 (14.65%) E-Commerce
9 128 (13.21%) User Experience
9 128 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
10 102 (10.53%) Telecoms
11 93 (9.60%) Product Marketing
12 85 (8.77%) Microsoft
13 84 (8.67%) Business Analysis
14 81 (8.36%) SaaS
15 77 (7.95%) Analytics
16 72 (7.43%) Banking
17 69 (7.12%) Retail
18 64 (6.60%) B2B
19 63 (6.50%) Mobile App
20 60 (6.19%) User Stories
20 60 (6.19%) Computer Science
21 59 (6.09%) MS Excel
21 59 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
22 46 (4.75%) ERP
22 46 (4.75%) ITIL
23 45 (4.64%) Apple iOS
24 43 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
25 42 (4.33%) SQL
25 42 (4.33%) Advertising

Product Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, 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 17 (1.75%) Confluence
2 14 (1.44%) Node.js
3 11 (1.14%) CMS
4 9 (0.93%) SharePoint
5 5 (0.52%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.41%) SAS
7 3 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (0.31%) Apache Solr
7 3 (0.31%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.21%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.21%) Lync
8 2 (0.21%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.10%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.10%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 59 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 30 (3.10%) MS Office
3 21 (2.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.21%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (1.86%) Agresso
2 7 (0.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.62%) SAP ERP
4 3 (0.31%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.10%) Unica
6 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.10%) SAP CRM
6 1 (0.10%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 81 (8.36%) SaaS
2 13 (1.34%) PaaS
3 10 (1.03%) Google Analytics
4 6 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.52%) Basecamp
6 4 (0.41%) IaaS
7 2 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.21%) Heroku
8 1 (0.10%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 25 (2.58%) MPLS
2 24 (2.48%) Ethernet
3 15 (1.55%) Internet
4 14 (1.44%) LAN
4 14 (1.44%) Broadband
5 12 (1.24%) DOCSIS
5 12 (1.24%) DSLAM
5 12 (1.24%) xDSL
6 11 (1.14%) PSTN
7 9 (0.93%) Firewall
8 6 (0.62%) Intranet
9 5 (0.52%) VoIP
10 4 (0.41%) 3GPP
10 4 (0.41%) TCAP
10 4 (0.41%) SCCP
10 4 (0.41%) INAP
10 4 (0.41%) Network Security
11 3 (0.31%) HSPA
11 3 (0.31%) LTE
11 3 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (2.48%) SQL Server
1 24 (2.48%) Big Data
2 14 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (0.93%) Data Mining
4 7 (0.72%) NoSQL
4 7 (0.72%) MySQL
5 6 (0.62%) Neo4j
6 3 (0.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (0.31%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.21%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.10%) QlikView
8 1 (0.10%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 27 (2.79%) JIRA
2 5 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.52%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.41%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (0.41%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 328 (33.85%) Marketing
2 239 (24.66%) Finance
3 102 (10.53%) Telecoms
4 72 (7.43%) Banking
5 69 (7.12%) Retail
6 42 (4.33%) Advertising
7 26 (2.68%) Games
8 24 (2.48%) Publishing
8 24 (2.48%) Law
9 17 (1.75%) Electronics
9 17 (1.75%) Local Government
10 16 (1.65%) Manufacturing
11 15 (1.55%) Legal
12 12 (1.24%) Billing
13 9 (0.93%) Automotive
14 8 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
14 8 (0.83%) French Language
14 8 (0.83%) German Language
15 5 (0.52%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.41%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (3.72%) HTML
2 30 (3.10%) .NET
3 28 (2.89%) CSS
4 17 (1.75%) HTML5
5 14 (1.44%) CSS3
5 14 (1.44%) AngularJS
6 12 (1.24%) XML
7 8 (0.83%) REST
8 6 (0.62%) Web Services
9 5 (0.52%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (0.41%) ASP.NET
11 2 (0.21%) SOAP
11 2 (0.21%) JSON
11 2 (0.21%) Gherkin
12 1 (0.10%) OAuth
12 1 (0.10%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (0.10%) WSDL
12 1 (0.10%) Middleware
12 1 (0.10%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 128 (13.21%) User Experience
1 128 (13.21%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (6.50%) Mobile App
3 60 (6.19%) Computer Science
4 36 (3.72%) Social Media
5 19 (1.96%) Mathematics
6 18 (1.86%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 18 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.55%) Management Information System
8 14 (1.44%) Physics
8 14 (1.44%) Social Network
9 10 (1.03%) Copywriting
9 10 (1.03%) STB
9 10 (1.03%) Mobile Payment
10 9 (0.93%) Digital Media
11 8 (0.83%) GIS
11 8 (0.83%) DTV
12 7 (0.72%) Performance Metrics
13 6 (0.62%) Online Games
13 6 (0.62%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 45 (4.64%) Apple iOS
2 41 (4.23%) Android
3 24 (2.48%) Windows
4 21 (2.17%) Linux
5 11 (1.14%) Windows Phone
6 5 (0.52%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.41%) UNIX
8 2 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 435 (44.89%) Product Management
2 376 (38.80%) Agile Software Development
3 188 (19.40%) Project Management
4 145 (14.96%) Scrum
5 142 (14.65%) E-Commerce
6 93 (9.60%) Product Marketing
7 84 (8.67%) Business Analysis
8 77 (7.95%) Analytics
9 64 (6.60%) B2B
10 60 (6.19%) User Stories
11 59 (6.09%) Stakeholder Management
12 46 (4.75%) ERP
12 46 (4.75%) ITIL
13 43 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
14 40 (4.13%) Continuous Improvement
15 36 (3.72%) CRM
16 34 (3.51%) Business Development
17 33 (3.41%) Use Case
18 31 (3.20%) B2C
19 29 (2.99%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 42 (4.33%) SQL
2 26 (2.68%) Java
3 19 (1.96%) JavaScript
3 19 (1.96%) C++
4 15 (1.55%) C#
5 12 (1.24%) C
6 6 (0.62%) R
7 5 (0.52%) Python
8 2 (0.21%) MATLAB
8 2 (0.21%) PHP
9 1 (0.10%) Erlang
9 1 (0.10%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 196 (20.23%) Degree
2 9 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
3 7 (0.72%) MBA
4 6 (0.62%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.21%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.10%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.10%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.10%) PMP
6 1 (0.10%) HND
6 1 (0.10%) CCNA
6 1 (0.10%) ISEB
6 1 (0.10%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (3.61%) QA
2 6 (0.62%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.21%) SLA
5 1 (0.10%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 6 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.10%) Docker
2 1 (0.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.10%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 85 (8.77%) Microsoft
2 24 (2.48%) Oracle
2 24 (2.48%) SAP
3 18 (1.86%) Epicor
4 16 (1.65%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (1.44%) Google
6 9 (0.93%) ATG
7 8 (0.83%) VMware
7 8 (0.83%) hybris
8 7 (0.72%) Apple
8 7 (0.72%) PeopleSoft
9 6 (0.62%) IBM
9 6 (0.62%) BT
10 5 (0.52%) Autodesk
10 5 (0.52%) Huawei
10 5 (0.52%) Cisco
10 5 (0.52%) Nokia
10 5 (0.52%) Juniper
10 5 (0.52%) Ericsson
10 5 (0.52%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
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