The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for Product Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Product Management over the 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Management
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 75 95
Rank change year-on-year +16 +20  
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 8 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.33% 1.66% 0.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.43% 1.81% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 5
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +27.77%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  

Product Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 559 831 996
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 92.70% 92.03% 88.93%
Number of salaries quoted 427 750 835
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,700 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +2.27%  

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Product Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in Bedfordshire

Product Management
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Product Management in Bedfordshire.

Salary trend for Product Management in Bedfordshire

Product Management
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +8 3 £52,500 -8.69%
Dunstable -1 3 £60,000 +14.28%
Bedford +12 1 - -
Product Management
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, IT jobs citing Product Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 7 (50.00%) Project Management
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Release Management
2 7 (50.00%) SDLC
3 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (42.86%) Marketing
4 5 (35.71%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (35.71%) Change Management
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
5 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
6 3 (21.43%) B2B
6 3 (21.43%) Solaris
6 3 (21.43%) SLA
6 3 (21.43%) EMC
6 3 (21.43%) SAN
6 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
6 3 (21.43%) VMware
6 3 (21.43%) Symmetrix
6 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
6 3 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) Analytics
6 3 (21.43%) QA
6 3 (21.43%) EMC VNX
7 2 (14.29%) User Experience
7 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) JIRA
1 2 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (64.29%) Finance
2 6 (42.86%) Marketing
3 2 (14.29%) Back Office
4 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Release Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Backup Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Storage and Backup Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Storage Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Product Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Web Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Campaign Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing Campaign Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Performance Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) EJB
1 2 (14.29%) J2EE
1 2 (14.29%) JDBC
1 2 (14.29%) JMS
1 2 (14.29%) Servlets
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
2 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 7 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (21.43%) EMC VNX
3 3 (21.43%) Symmetrix
4 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 2 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (50.00%) Project Management
1 7 (50.00%) Release Management
1 7 (50.00%) SDLC
2 5 (35.71%) Change Management
2 5 (35.71%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (35.71%) Systems Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Analytics
3 3 (21.43%) B2B
3 3 (21.43%) Business Analysis
3 3 (21.43%) Digital Marketing
3 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (14.29%) Line Management
4 2 (14.29%) Matrix Management
4 2 (14.29%) Portfolio Management
4 2 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (14.29%) Software Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
4 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
1 3 (21.43%) SLA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) EMC
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
2 3 (21.43%) VMware
3 2 (14.29%) CA Agile Central
3 2 (14.29%) hybris
3 2 (14.29%) Perforce