Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Product Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Manager
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 236 248 260
Rank change year-on-year +12 +12 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 47 39 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.70% 0.52% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.54% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 31 32 32
Manchester median annual salary £55,000 £46,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.92% -7.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £38,500 £37,500 £30,275
90th Percentile £69,000 £60,000 £63,375
North West median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% -5.00% +5.26%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 6,517 7,234 7,227
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.49% 97.18% 97.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5,480 5,989 6,232
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,007 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £66,250 £62,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

Product Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured Product Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Product Manager in Manchester

Product Manager
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Product Manager in Manchester

Product Manager
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Product Manager in Manchester over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Product Manager in Manchester

Product Manager
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Manager within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Altrincham - 5 - -
Rochdale - 2 £35,000 -
Product Manager
North West

Product Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, Product Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region featuring Product Manager in the job title.

1 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (38.30%) User Stories
3 16 (34.04%) Marketing
4 14 (29.79%) Telecoms
5 13 (27.66%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (25.53%) Product Management
6 12 (25.53%) Advertising
6 12 (25.53%) Ethernet
7 9 (19.15%) Finance
8 8 (17.02%) Wireframes
9 6 (12.77%) Scrum
10 5 (10.64%) Retail
10 5 (10.64%) CRM
10 5 (10.64%) Presales
10 5 (10.64%) Business Development
10 5 (10.64%) Workshop Facilitation
10 5 (10.64%) Thought Leadership
10 5 (10.64%) Epics
11 4 (8.51%) Iteration Planning
11 4 (8.51%) Collaborative Working
11 4 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (8.51%) JIRA
11 4 (8.51%) Customer Insight
11 4 (8.51%) Analytics
11 4 (8.51%) DevOps
11 4 (8.51%) Exploratory Analysis
12 3 (6.38%) QA
12 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
12 3 (6.38%) SDLC
13 2 (4.26%) A/B Testing

Product Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 1 (2.13%) CMS
1 1 (2.13%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (25.53%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.13%) Unified Communications
Development Applications
1 4 (8.51%) JIRA
General
1 16 (34.04%) Marketing
2 14 (29.79%) Telecoms
3 12 (25.53%) Advertising
4 9 (19.15%) Finance
5 5 (10.64%) Retail
6 2 (4.26%) Electronics
6 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
7 1 (2.13%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.66%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Fintech
2 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Android
1 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (57.45%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (38.30%) User Stories
3 12 (25.53%) Product Management
4 8 (17.02%) Wireframes
5 6 (12.77%) Scrum
6 5 (10.64%) Business Development
6 5 (10.64%) CRM
6 5 (10.64%) Epics
6 5 (10.64%) Presales
6 5 (10.64%) Thought Leadership
6 5 (10.64%) Workshop Facilitation
7 4 (8.51%) Analytics
7 4 (8.51%) Collaborative Working
7 4 (8.51%) Customer Insight
7 4 (8.51%) DevOps
7 4 (8.51%) Exploratory Analysis
7 4 (8.51%) Iteration Planning
7 4 (8.51%) Problem-Solving
8 3 (6.38%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.38%) SDLC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (4.26%) SAP
2 1 (2.13%) Avaya
2 1 (2.13%) Cisco
2 1 (2.13%) Genesys