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

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Manager
Rank 447 429 426
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 565 563 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.49% 0.53% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.56% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 449 494 487
Average salary £58,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.45% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
108127 100585 110257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87510 83697 93999
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 19 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 19 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 -30 531 £60,000 +9.09% 56
London -29 324 £60,000 - 33
City of London -14 86 £60,000 +2.12% 13
South East -8 84 £60,500 +10.00% 7
East of England -22 51 £58,500 -1.05% 6
Berkshire +20 35 £65,000 +13.04% 1
Cambridgeshire +16 35 £55,000 +69.23% 5
Cambridge +18 33 £55,000 +69.23% 4
North West -4 21 £50,000 +11.11% 2
West Midlands 0 20 £70,000 +47.36% 1
Hampshire -12 18 £62,500 +16.27% 3
Cheshire +2 17 £55,000 -15.38%
Scotland -2 15 £40,000 -
Surrey -1 14 £63,000 +7.23%
South West -37 13 £42,500 -15.00% 3
Hertfordshire -27 12 £65,000 -2.98% 2
Glasgow +9 11 £37,500 -
Reading +3 11 £65,000 +3.42%
Bristol -10 10 £42,500 -15.00% 2
Oxfordshire +9 9 £52,500 +2.43%
East Sussex -19 9 £60,000 +41.17%
Brighton -20 9 £60,000 +41.17%
Yorkshire -42 9 £35,000 -22.22% 1
Slough - 9 £62,000 -
Warwickshire +15 8 £64,000 +38.37% 1
Coventry -2 8 £70,000 +21.73%
Farnborough - 8 £63,750 -
Oxford +10 7 £52,500 -34.37%
Basingstoke +6 7 £65,000 +51.16%
Wilmslow -2 7 £55,000 +139.13%

Product Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 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.

1 650 (51.18%) Product Management
2 497 (39.13%) Marketing
3 483 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
4 315 (24.80%) Finance
5 225 (17.72%) User Experience
6 212 (16.69%) Project Management
7 208 (16.38%) Degree
8 186 (14.65%) E-Commerce
9 181 (14.25%) Scrum
9 181 (14.25%) Analytical Skills
10 122 (9.61%) Microsoft
11 114 (8.98%) Analytics
12 113 (8.90%) SaaS
12 113 (8.90%) Product Marketing
13 97 (7.64%) B2B
14 96 (7.56%) Mobile App
15 95 (7.48%) Retail
16 93 (7.32%) User Stories
16 93 (7.32%) Business Analysis
17 84 (6.61%) Telecoms
18 81 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
19 79 (6.22%) CRM
20 74 (5.83%) B2C
21 65 (5.12%) MS Excel
22 62 (4.88%) Publishing
23 61 (4.80%) Market Research
24 57 (4.49%) Legal
24 57 (4.49%) Internet
25 56 (4.41%) JIRA
26 53 (4.17%) Computer Science

Product Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 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 49 (3.86%) CMS
2 19 (1.50%) SharePoint
3 11 (0.87%) Confluence
4 7 (0.55%) Lync
4 7 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (0.39%) WebSphere
6 4 (0.31%) OpenStack
6 4 (0.31%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (0.31%) WordPress
7 3 (0.24%) Moodle
7 3 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (0.24%) SAS
8 2 (0.16%) Apache
8 2 (0.16%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.079%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.079%) Drupal
Applications
1 65 (5.12%) MS Excel
2 35 (2.76%) MS Office
3 24 (1.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 17 (1.34%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.31%) MS Project
5 4 (0.31%) S-PLUS
6 1 (0.079%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 20 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.87%) Google Analytics
3 8 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.39%) Agresso
4 5 (0.39%) SAP SD
4 5 (0.39%) SAP R/3
4 5 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
4 5 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.16%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.16%) Magento
6 1 (0.079%) SiteCatalyst
6 1 (0.079%) Sage 300 ERP
6 1 (0.079%) Tridion
6 1 (0.079%) Line 500
6 1 (0.079%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 113 (8.90%) SaaS
2 6 (0.47%) PaaS
2 6 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (0.31%) Google Compute Engine
4 2 (0.16%) IaaS
4 2 (0.16%) Office 365
5 1 (0.079%) Basecamp
5 1 (0.079%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 57 (4.49%) Internet
2 23 (1.81%) VoIP
3 16 (1.26%) Wireless
4 15 (1.18%) WAN
4 15 (1.18%) LAN
5 12 (0.94%) PBX
5 12 (0.94%) TETRA
5 12 (0.94%) Multicast
6 10 (0.79%) Unified Communications
7 8 (0.63%) Ethernet
8 7 (0.55%) SMS
8 7 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
9 6 (0.47%) Intranet
10 5 (0.39%) 3G
10 5 (0.39%) RFID
10 5 (0.39%) Firewall
11 4 (0.31%) VPN
11 4 (0.31%) GSM
11 4 (0.31%) Broadband
12 3 (0.24%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 24 (1.89%) Big Data
3 17 (1.34%) MySQL
4 8 (0.63%) Relational Database
5 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.16%) UniData
6 2 (0.16%) Informix
7 1 (0.079%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.079%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.079%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.079%) DB2
7 1 (0.079%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.079%) QlikView
7 1 (0.079%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.079%) solidDB
7 1 (0.079%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.079%) TimesTen
Development Applications
1 56 (4.41%) JIRA
2 6 (0.47%) Ant
2 6 (0.47%) Maven
3 1 (0.079%) Visual Studio
3 1 (0.079%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.079%) Axure RP
General
1 497 (39.13%) Marketing
2 315 (24.80%) Finance
3 95 (7.48%) Retail
4 84 (6.61%) Telecoms
5 62 (4.88%) Publishing
6 57 (4.49%) Legal
7 47 (3.70%) Games
8 46 (3.62%) Advertising
9 33 (2.60%) Banking
10 30 (2.36%) Law
11 24 (1.89%) Back Office
12 21 (1.65%) Electronics
13 16 (1.26%) Manufacturing
14 15 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
15 12 (0.94%) Multimedia
16 9 (0.71%) Billing
16 9 (0.71%) Front Office
17 8 (0.63%) Financial Institution
17 8 (0.63%) Music Industry
18 6 (0.47%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (2.83%) HTML
2 35 (2.76%) .NET
3 23 (1.81%) XML
4 21 (1.65%) CSS
5 14 (1.10%) Web Services
6 12 (0.94%) REST
7 5 (0.39%) Open Graph
7 5 (0.39%) JSON
7 5 (0.39%) Velocity
8 4 (0.31%) Flash
8 4 (0.31%) Android SDK
9 3 (0.24%) HTML5
9 3 (0.24%) COM
9 3 (0.24%) J2EE
10 2 (0.16%) ATL
10 2 (0.16%) SOAP
10 2 (0.16%) Middleware
10 2 (0.16%) Ruby on Rails
10 2 (0.16%) Sass
11 1 (0.079%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 225 (17.72%) User Experience
2 181 (14.25%) Analytical Skills
3 96 (7.56%) Mobile App
4 53 (4.17%) Computer Science
5 51 (4.02%) Enterprise Software
6 47 (3.70%) Management Information System
7 34 (2.68%) Social Media
8 23 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 13 (1.02%) Derivative
9 13 (1.02%) Open Source
9 13 (1.02%) Digital Media
10 12 (0.94%) Copywriting
10 12 (0.94%) Equities
11 11 (0.87%) E-Learning
11 11 (0.87%) Visualisation
11 11 (0.87%) Linked Data
12 10 (0.79%) Economics
13 9 (0.71%) Blog
14 8 (0.63%) Learning Management System
14 8 (0.63%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 52 (4.09%) Android
2 43 (3.39%) Apple iOS
3 31 (2.44%) Windows
4 13 (1.02%) UNIX
5 12 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
5 12 (0.94%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (0.63%) Linux
7 1 (0.079%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 650 (51.18%) Product Management
2 483 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
3 212 (16.69%) Project Management
4 186 (14.65%) E-Commerce
5 181 (14.25%) Scrum
6 114 (8.98%) Analytics
7 113 (8.90%) Product Marketing
8 97 (7.64%) B2B
9 93 (7.32%) Business Analysis
9 93 (7.32%) User Stories
10 81 (6.38%) Stakeholder Management
11 79 (6.22%) CRM
12 74 (5.83%) B2C
13 61 (4.80%) Market Research
14 50 (3.94%) Time Management
15 48 (3.78%) Business Development
15 48 (3.78%) ERP
16 43 (3.39%) Release Management
17 42 (3.31%) Service Delivery
18 40 (3.15%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 33 (2.60%) Java
2 25 (1.97%) SQL
3 16 (1.26%) PHP
4 14 (1.10%) JavaScript
5 13 (1.02%) C#
6 11 (0.87%) C++
7 8 (0.63%) C
8 7 (0.55%) Python
9 4 (0.31%) Ruby
10 2 (0.16%) UniBasic
10 2 (0.16%) Perl
11 1 (0.079%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 208 (16.38%) Degree
2 25 (1.97%) Security Cleared
3 12 (0.94%) CCNA
3 12 (0.94%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (0.63%) ISEB
5 8 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (0.31%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.31%) MBA
6 4 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
6 4 (0.31%) SAP Certification
7 3 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.16%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.16%) APMP
9 1 (0.079%) AAT
9 1 (0.079%) HND
9 1 (0.079%) ACCA
9 1 (0.079%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.62%) QA
2 23 (1.81%) SLA
3 7 (0.55%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.16%) EMIR
6 1 (0.079%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.079%) MiFID
System Software
1 11 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.55%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.31%) VMware ESX
3 4 (0.31%) vCloud
4 1 (0.079%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (0.16%) Ganglia
1 2 (0.16%) Puppet
1 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.079%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.079%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (0.079%) SCOM
Vendors
1 122 (9.61%) Microsoft
2 33 (2.60%) SAP
3 31 (2.44%) Oracle
4 26 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
4 26 (2.05%) Google
5 20 (1.57%) BT
6 16 (1.26%) Cisco
7 15 (1.18%) HP
8 14 (1.10%) LexisNexis
9 11 (0.87%) VMware
10 9 (0.71%) Red Gate
11 8 (0.63%) TOWER Software
12 7 (0.55%) Adobe
12 7 (0.55%) IBM
12 7 (0.55%) Twitter
13 6 (0.47%) Tableau
13 6 (0.47%) Atlassian
14 5 (0.39%) F5
14 5 (0.39%) JD Edwards
14 5 (0.39%) Cincom
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Hampshire
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Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: From £70,000 to £90,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: Unspecified
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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