The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Management
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 87 93
Rank change year-on-year -7 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 2 15 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.19% 1.14% 1.82%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.21% 1.33% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 19
Median salary £28,250 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -47.68% +8.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,650 £49,500 £36,300
10% offered a salary of more than £28,850 £57,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.52% +5.55%  

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 Cheshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 935 1126 1597
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 86.82% 85.24% 90.79%
Number of salaries quoted 748 946 1217
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire 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 Cheshire

Product Management
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Product Management in Cheshire

Product Management
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Wilmslow -8 2 £28,250 -48.63%
Product Management
North West

Product Management
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
1 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (33.33%) People Management
3 3 (33.33%) Business Transformation
3 3 (33.33%) BPMN
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
4 2 (22.22%) JIRA
4 2 (22.22%) Confluence
5 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
5 1 (11.11%) CMDB
5 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (11.11%) User Experience
5 1 (11.11%) Intranet
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) SQL
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
5 1 (11.11%) TOWER Software
5 1 (11.11%) VMware
5 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (11.11%) XenApp
5 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 1 (11.11%) Banking
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
5 1 (11.11%) Corporate Banking

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
General
1 1 (11.11%) Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Corporate Banking
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
1 1 (11.11%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Project Manager
2 3 (33.33%) Analyst
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Project Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) CMDB
2 1 (11.11%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
1 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
1 1 (11.11%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) PRINCE2
1 5 (55.56%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (33.33%) BPMN
2 3 (33.33%) Business Transformation
2 3 (33.33%) People Management
3 2 (22.22%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (22.22%) User Stories
4 1 (11.11%) Application Packaging
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Adobe
1 1 (11.11%) Citrix
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) TOWER Software
1 1 (11.11%) VMware