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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Manager
Rank 463 464 428
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -36
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 516 551 601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.47% 0.48% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.51% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 416 455 494
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 £38,300 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000

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
103849 108425 103990
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 85040 87699 86943
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -22 490 £55,000 -4.34% 54
London -20 280 £57,500 - 31
South East -1 109 £57,500 -4.16% 11
City of London -1 54 £57,500 +2.22% 11
Berkshire -20 38 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Surrey +10 32 £60,000 -4.00% 7
North West +10 21 £45,000 -5.26% 8
East Midlands +21 20 £46,250 +15.62% 1
East of England -7 19 £52,500 +16.66% 2
Oxfordshire +12 16 £60,000 -
Reading -21 16 £42,500 -50.00%
Manchester -5 13 £27,750 -22.91% 7
Oxford +12 12 £60,000 -7.69%
West Midlands -13 12 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Buckinghamshire +7 11 £55,000 +28.65%
South Wales +3 11 £50,000 -16.66%
Wales -1 11 £50,000 -16.66%
Hertfordshire -7 10 £47,500 -34.48%
Hampshire -9 10 £55,000 -9.09% 1
South West -15 10 £42,500 -
Nottinghamshire +14 9 £45,000 +12.50% 1
Stockport - 8 £20,500 - 2
Nottingham - 8 £51,250 -
Cambridgeshire +8 7 £52,500 +19.31% 1
Cambridge +5 7 £52,500 +19.31% 1
West Yorkshire -1 7 £50,000 -27.27%
Warwickshire -3 7 £55,000 -
Yorkshire -10 7 £50,000 -25.92%
Scotland +21 6 £55,000 +51.72% 1
Derbyshire +21 6 £41,250 -25.00%

Product Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 448 (45.07%) Product Management
2 377 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 320 (32.19%) Marketing
4 230 (23.14%) Finance
5 203 (20.42%) Degree
6 172 (17.30%) Project Management
7 161 (16.20%) E-Commerce
8 150 (15.09%) User Experience
9 141 (14.19%) Analytical Skills
10 132 (13.28%) Scrum
11 106 (10.66%) Telecoms
12 89 (8.95%) Microsoft
13 86 (8.65%) Product Marketing
14 85 (8.55%) Business Analysis
15 84 (8.45%) Analytics
16 82 (8.25%) Retail
17 81 (8.15%) SaaS
18 72 (7.24%) Banking
19 67 (6.74%) Mobile App
20 64 (6.44%) User Stories
21 62 (6.24%) MS Excel
22 59 (5.94%) B2B
22 59 (5.94%) Computer Science
23 53 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
24 52 (5.23%) ERP
25 49 (4.93%) Apple iOS
26 46 (4.63%) ITIL
27 42 (4.23%) Advertising
28 41 (4.12%) Continuous Improvement
29 39 (3.92%) Android

Product Manager
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 14 (1.41%) Node.js
2 13 (1.31%) Confluence
3 9 (0.91%) SharePoint
3 9 (0.91%) CMS
4 4 (0.40%) SAS
5 3 (0.30%) Lync
5 3 (0.30%) Apache Solr
5 3 (0.30%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.20%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.20%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.10%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.10%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.10%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 62 (6.24%) MS Excel
2 34 (3.42%) MS Office
3 20 (2.01%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.10%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 18 (1.81%) Agresso
2 10 (1.01%) Google Analytics
3 8 (0.80%) SAP ERP
4 5 (0.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.40%) WebTrends
6 3 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.20%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.10%) BASE24
8 1 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 81 (8.15%) SaaS
2 10 (1.01%) PaaS
3 4 (0.40%) IaaS
4 3 (0.30%) Basecamp
4 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (0.20%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.41%) MPLS
2 23 (2.31%) Broadband
2 23 (2.31%) Ethernet
3 20 (2.01%) Internet
4 14 (1.41%) LAN
5 12 (1.21%) DOCSIS
5 12 (1.21%) DSLAM
5 12 (1.21%) xDSL
6 11 (1.11%) PSTN
7 9 (0.91%) Firewall
8 7 (0.70%) Wireless
9 6 (0.60%) Intranet
10 5 (0.50%) 3GPP
11 4 (0.40%) TCAP
11 4 (0.40%) SCCP
11 4 (0.40%) INAP
11 4 (0.40%) Network Security
12 3 (0.30%) 4G
12 3 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
12 3 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (2.52%) SQL Server
2 24 (2.41%) Big Data
3 12 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (0.70%) MySQL
5 6 (0.60%) Data Mining
6 5 (0.50%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.40%) Neo4j
8 3 (0.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (0.30%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.20%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Power View
10 1 (0.10%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.10%) QlikView
10 1 (0.10%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 30 (3.02%) JIRA
2 5 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (0.50%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.40%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.40%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (0.40%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.10%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 320 (32.19%) Marketing
2 230 (23.14%) Finance
3 106 (10.66%) Telecoms
4 82 (8.25%) Retail
5 72 (7.24%) Banking
6 42 (4.23%) Advertising
7 27 (2.72%) Games
8 26 (2.62%) Publishing
9 23 (2.31%) Law
10 17 (1.71%) Local Government
11 15 (1.51%) Legal
12 14 (1.41%) Electronics
13 12 (1.21%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (1.21%) Manufacturing
14 10 (1.01%) Billing
15 9 (0.91%) French Language
15 9 (0.91%) German Language
15 9 (0.91%) Automotive
16 5 (0.50%) Investment Banking
17 4 (0.40%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (3.22%) HTML
1 32 (3.22%) .NET
2 25 (2.52%) CSS
3 17 (1.71%) HTML5
4 14 (1.41%) CSS3
4 14 (1.41%) AngularJS
5 11 (1.11%) XML
6 7 (0.70%) REST
7 6 (0.60%) Web Services
8 4 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (0.40%) ASP.NET
9 2 (0.20%) SOAP
9 2 (0.20%) JSON
10 1 (0.10%) OAuth
10 1 (0.10%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.10%) WSDL
10 1 (0.10%) SAP Basis
10 1 (0.10%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 150 (15.09%) User Experience
2 141 (14.19%) Analytical Skills
3 67 (6.74%) Mobile App
4 59 (5.94%) Computer Science
5 30 (3.02%) Social Media
6 28 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (1.91%) Mathematics
8 18 (1.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 14 (1.41%) Physics
9 14 (1.41%) Social Network
10 12 (1.21%) Management Information System
11 10 (1.01%) STB
11 10 (1.01%) Digital Media
12 8 (0.80%) Copywriting
13 7 (0.70%) Performance Metrics
14 6 (0.60%) Mobile Payment
14 6 (0.60%) Online Games
14 6 (0.60%) DTV
15 5 (0.50%) iPhone
15 5 (0.50%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 49 (4.93%) Apple iOS
2 39 (3.92%) Android
3 21 (2.11%) Linux
4 20 (2.01%) Windows
5 8 (0.80%) Windows Phone
6 5 (0.50%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.40%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 448 (45.07%) Product Management
2 377 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (17.30%) Project Management
4 161 (16.20%) E-Commerce
5 132 (13.28%) Scrum
6 86 (8.65%) Product Marketing
7 85 (8.55%) Business Analysis
8 84 (8.45%) Analytics
9 64 (6.44%) User Stories
10 59 (5.94%) B2B
11 53 (5.33%) Stakeholder Management
12 52 (5.23%) ERP
13 46 (4.63%) ITIL
14 41 (4.12%) Continuous Improvement
15 38 (3.82%) Business Intelligence
16 36 (3.62%) CRM
17 35 (3.52%) Business Development
18 33 (3.32%) B2C
18 33 (3.32%) Line Management
19 31 (3.12%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 36 (3.62%) SQL
2 30 (3.02%) Java
3 20 (2.01%) C++
4 19 (1.91%) JavaScript
5 16 (1.61%) C#
6 12 (1.21%) C
7 4 (0.40%) R
8 3 (0.30%) Python
9 2 (0.20%) MATLAB
9 2 (0.20%) PHP
10 1 (0.10%) Erlang
10 1 (0.10%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 203 (20.42%) Degree
2 8 (0.80%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (0.40%) PMI Certification
3 4 (0.40%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.30%) MBA
5 2 (0.20%) PMP
5 2 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.10%) APMP
6 1 (0.10%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.10%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.10%) Network+ Certification
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 (3.52%) QA
2 6 (0.60%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.20%) SLA
5 1 (0.10%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.10%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 7 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.30%) XenServer
3 2 (0.20%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.10%) Capistrano
1 1 (0.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 89 (8.95%) Microsoft
2 25 (2.52%) SAP
3 20 (2.01%) Oracle
4 18 (1.81%) Epicor
5 14 (1.41%) Google
6 12 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (0.91%) BT
7 9 (0.91%) VMware
8 6 (0.60%) Huawei
8 6 (0.60%) PeopleSoft
9 5 (0.50%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
9 5 (0.50%) ATG
9 5 (0.50%) Autodesk
9 5 (0.50%) Apple
9 5 (0.50%) Nokia
9 5 (0.50%) Juniper
9 5 (0.50%) Ericsson
9 5 (0.50%) Cisco
10 4 (0.40%) hybris
10 4 (0.40%) Atlassian
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