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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Manager
Rank 437 427 432
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 618 563 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.53% 0.52% 0.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.57% 0.56% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 494 486 498
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £56,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+2.72% +9.99%

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
109120 101188 111394
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.40% 94.25% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 88233 84007 95056
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 £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
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 2 September 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 2 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
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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 -13 573 £60,000 +9.09% 60
London +4 344 £60,000 - 38
South East +5 100 £62,500 +13.63% 8
City of London -17 83 £60,000 +2.12% 13
East of England -27 47 £60,500 +0.83% 4
Berkshire +16 40 £65,000 +18.18%
Cambridgeshire +3 27 £62,500 +92.30% 3
Cambridge +9 26 £62,500 -16.66% 2
West Midlands +14 23 £62,500 +31.57% 1
North West -12 22 £50,000 -18.36% 2
Surrey -2 20 £65,000 +18.18% 1
Scotland +3 19 £42,500 - 1
Cheshire -1 18 £54,000 -16.92%
Hampshire -7 18 £65,000 +18.18% 5
Reading +5 17 £57,750 -8.11%
Hertfordshire -27 16 £58,000 -10.76% 2
South West -37 12 £42,500 -15.00% 4
Oxfordshire +14 10 £56,250 -11.76% 2
Glasgow +2 10 £35,000 -
Brighton -16 10 £57,500 +35.29%
East Sussex -21 10 £57,500 +35.29%
Basingstoke - 10 £65,000 -
Farnborough - 10 £65,000 -
Warwickshire +20 9 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Oxford +14 9 £62,500 -21.87% 1
Coventry +6 9 £70,000 +55.55%
East Midlands -1 9 £55,000 +12.82% 1
Edinburgh -2 9 £43,750 - 1
Bristol -5 9 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Slough - 9 £65,000 -

Product Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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.

1 664 (51.71%) Product Management
2 528 (41.12%) Marketing
3 327 (25.47%) Finance
4 266 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
5 220 (17.13%) Degree
6 213 (16.59%) Project Management
7 177 (13.79%) Scrum
8 166 (12.93%) E-Commerce
9 131 (10.20%) Microsoft
10 121 (9.42%) Product Marketing
11 115 (8.96%) B2B
12 114 (8.88%) SaaS
13 112 (8.72%) Analytics
14 94 (7.32%) Mobile App
14 94 (7.32%) Business Analysis
15 92 (7.17%) Retail
16 88 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
16 88 (6.85%) User Stories
17 83 (6.46%) Telecoms
18 75 (5.84%) CRM
19 73 (5.69%) B2C
20 70 (5.45%) Legal
21 68 (5.30%) MS Excel
22 67 (5.22%) Market Research
23 62 (4.83%) Publishing
24 59 (4.60%) JIRA
25 56 (4.36%) Internet
26 52 (4.05%) Service Delivery
26 52 (4.05%) Computer Science
27 50 (3.89%) Enterprise Software

Product Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 40 (3.12%) CMS
2 19 (1.48%) SharePoint
3 16 (1.25%) Confluence
4 9 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
5 7 (0.55%) Lync
6 5 (0.39%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.31%) OpenStack
7 4 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.31%) WordPress
8 3 (0.23%) Moodle
8 3 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (0.23%) SAS
9 2 (0.16%) Apache
9 2 (0.16%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.078%) Drupal
Applications
1 68 (5.30%) MS Excel
2 35 (2.73%) MS Office
3 28 (2.18%) MS PowerPoint
4 19 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.31%) MS Project
5 4 (0.31%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.078%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 19 (1.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.86%) Google Analytics
3 7 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.55%) SAP SD
3 7 (0.55%) SAP R/3
4 5 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.31%) Agresso
6 1 (0.078%) SiteCatalyst
6 1 (0.078%) Sage 300 ERP
6 1 (0.078%) WebTrends
6 1 (0.078%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.078%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 114 (8.88%) SaaS
2 6 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.39%) PaaS
4 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.31%) Google Compute Engine
5 3 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.16%) IaaS
6 2 (0.16%) Office 365
7 1 (0.078%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 56 (4.36%) Internet
2 26 (2.02%) VoIP
3 17 (1.32%) WAN
3 17 (1.32%) LAN
4 13 (1.01%) Wireless
5 12 (0.93%) TETRA
5 12 (0.93%) PBX
5 12 (0.93%) Multicast
6 11 (0.86%) Unified Communications
7 9 (0.70%) Ethernet
8 7 (0.55%) GSM
8 7 (0.55%) Firewall
8 7 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.47%) LTE
10 5 (0.39%) RFID
10 5 (0.39%) 3G
10 5 (0.39%) Intranet
10 5 (0.39%) VPN
10 5 (0.39%) SMS
11 4 (0.31%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (3.35%) SQL Server
2 21 (1.64%) Big Data
3 18 (1.40%) MySQL
4 9 (0.70%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.16%) UniData
6 2 (0.16%) Informix
7 1 (0.078%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.078%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.078%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.078%) DB2
7 1 (0.078%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.078%) QlikView
7 1 (0.078%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.078%) solidDB
7 1 (0.078%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.078%) TimesTen
Development Applications
1 59 (4.60%) JIRA
2 6 (0.47%) Ant
2 6 (0.47%) Maven
3 1 (0.078%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.078%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.078%) Axure RP
General
1 528 (41.12%) Marketing
2 327 (25.47%) Finance
3 92 (7.17%) Retail
4 83 (6.46%) Telecoms
5 70 (5.45%) Legal
6 62 (4.83%) Publishing
7 49 (3.82%) Games
8 44 (3.43%) Advertising
9 34 (2.65%) Banking
10 32 (2.49%) Law
11 24 (1.87%) Back Office
12 20 (1.56%) Electronics
13 17 (1.32%) Manufacturing
14 13 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (0.93%) Multimedia
16 11 (0.86%) Financial Institution
17 10 (0.78%) Billing
18 9 (0.70%) Front Office
19 8 (0.62%) Music Industry
20 7 (0.55%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (3.35%) .NET
2 33 (2.57%) HTML
3 21 (1.64%) XML
4 16 (1.25%) CSS
5 14 (1.09%) Web Services
6 12 (0.93%) REST
7 5 (0.39%) Open Graph
7 5 (0.39%) JSON
8 4 (0.31%) Flash
8 4 (0.31%) Android SDK
9 3 (0.23%) Velocity
9 3 (0.23%) COM
9 3 (0.23%) J2EE
10 2 (0.16%) ATL
10 2 (0.16%) SOAP
10 2 (0.16%) Middleware
10 2 (0.16%) Sass
10 2 (0.16%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (0.16%) .NET Framework
11 1 (0.078%) FpML
Miscellaneous
1 94 (7.32%) Mobile App
2 52 (4.05%) Computer Science
3 50 (3.89%) Enterprise Software
4 45 (3.50%) Management Information System
5 31 (2.41%) Social Media
6 23 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (1.01%) Derivative
7 13 (1.01%) Digital Media
8 12 (0.93%) Linked Data
8 12 (0.93%) Open Source
8 12 (0.93%) Visualisation
8 12 (0.93%) E-Learning
8 12 (0.93%) Equities
9 11 (0.86%) Copywriting
9 11 (0.86%) Blog
10 9 (0.70%) New Media
11 8 (0.62%) Learning Management System
11 8 (0.62%) Economics
12 7 (0.55%) Mathematics
12 7 (0.55%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 48 (3.74%) Android
2 38 (2.96%) Apple iOS
3 30 (2.34%) Windows
4 13 (1.01%) UNIX
5 12 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (0.62%) Linux
7 1 (0.078%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 664 (51.71%) Product Management
2 266 (20.72%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (16.59%) Project Management
4 177 (13.79%) Scrum
5 166 (12.93%) E-Commerce
6 121 (9.42%) Product Marketing
7 115 (8.96%) B2B
8 112 (8.72%) Analytics
9 94 (7.32%) Business Analysis
10 88 (6.85%) Stakeholder Management
10 88 (6.85%) User Stories
11 75 (5.84%) CRM
12 73 (5.69%) B2C
13 67 (5.22%) Market Research
14 52 (4.05%) Service Delivery
15 49 (3.82%) Time Management
16 48 (3.74%) Release Management
17 47 (3.66%) Business Development
17 47 (3.66%) ERP
18 46 (3.58%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (2.65%) Java
2 29 (2.26%) SQL
3 17 (1.32%) PHP
4 16 (1.25%) C#
5 14 (1.09%) JavaScript
6 11 (0.86%) C++
6 11 (0.86%) C
7 6 (0.47%) Python
8 5 (0.39%) Ruby
9 2 (0.16%) UniBasic
9 2 (0.16%) Perl
10 1 (0.078%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 220 (17.13%) Degree
2 32 (2.49%) Security Cleared
3 12 (0.93%) CCNA
3 12 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
4 8 (0.62%) ISEB
4 8 (0.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 5 (0.39%) SAP Certification
6 4 (0.31%) MBA
6 4 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (0.31%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.23%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 3 (0.23%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.078%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (3.82%) QA
2 24 (1.87%) SLA
3 8 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.31%) EMIR
6 3 (0.23%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.078%) MiFID
System Software
1 12 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.55%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.31%) vCloud
3 4 (0.31%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (0.16%) Ganglia
1 2 (0.16%) Puppet
1 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.078%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.078%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.078%) SCOM
Vendors
1 131 (10.20%) Microsoft
2 33 (2.57%) SAP
3 27 (2.10%) Oracle
4 26 (2.02%) BT
4 26 (2.02%) Google
5 24 (1.87%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (1.40%) Cisco
7 15 (1.17%) HP
8 12 (0.93%) VMware
8 12 (0.93%) LexisNexis
9 9 (0.70%) Atlassian
9 9 (0.70%) Red Gate
10 8 (0.62%) Twitter
10 8 (0.62%) TOWER Software
11 7 (0.55%) IBM
12 6 (0.47%) Adobe
12 6 (0.47%) Tableau
13 5 (0.39%) F5
13 5 (0.39%) JD Edwards
13 5 (0.39%) Cincom
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