The table below looks at the statistics for the Product Manager role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. 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 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Manager
Rank 199 172 175
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 12 11 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.24% 0.25% 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.26% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 21
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £48,550 £47,350 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £50,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
Product Manager
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. 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
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
4841 4236 4635
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.03% 95.32% 95.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4160 3497 3930
Average salary £38,500 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.75% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Product Manager
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Product Manager Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Product Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Product Manager across the West Midlands region.

Product Manager Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Product Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Product Manager across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Product Manager Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Product Manager
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Manager within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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
(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
Warwickshire -4 7 £55,000 -
Birmingham -9 5 £57,500 +17.34%
Product Manager
England

Product Manager
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (34.38%) Product Management
2 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
3 6 (18.75%) Marketing
4 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
4 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
5 4 (12.50%) CRM
5 4 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (9.38%) Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.38%) Firewall
6 3 (9.38%) Wireless
6 3 (9.38%) IVR
6 3 (9.38%) Workflow
6 3 (9.38%) ITIL
6 3 (9.38%) ERP
6 3 (9.38%) VoIP
6 3 (9.38%) .NET
6 3 (9.38%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Network Security
7 2 (6.25%) Product Marketing
7 2 (6.25%) Online Marketing
7 2 (6.25%) Direct Marketing
7 2 (6.25%) Retail
7 2 (6.25%) User Experience
7 2 (6.25%) Pay per click
7 2 (6.25%) Social Media
7 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement

Product Manager
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Project
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) VoIP
1 3 (9.38%) Firewall
1 3 (9.38%) Wireless
1 3 (9.38%) Network Security
General
1 7 (21.88%) Telecoms
2 6 (18.75%) Marketing
3 2 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) Sass
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) IVR
2 2 (6.25%) Social Media
2 2 (6.25%) User Experience
3 1 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.13%) Graphic Design
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (34.38%) Product Management
2 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
2 5 (15.63%) E-Commerce
3 4 (12.50%) CRM
4 3 (9.38%) ITIL
4 3 (9.38%) Project Management
4 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
4 3 (9.38%) ERP
4 3 (9.38%) Workflow
4 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
4 3 (9.38%) Technical Analysis
5 2 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.25%) Customer Insight
5 2 (6.25%) Analytics
5 2 (6.25%) Online Marketing
5 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 2 (6.25%) Product Marketing
5 2 (6.25%) Pay per click
5 2 (6.25%) Direct Marketing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) Java
2 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (6.25%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (6.25%) SAP
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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