Period
to 15 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Product Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 215 260 240
Rank change year-on-year +45 -20 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 68 32 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.93% 0.41% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.97% 0.42% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 51 24 32
Manchester median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% +1.27% -16.84%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,250 £70,000 £51,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £46,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +13.51% +15.63% -21.95%

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 7,026 7,561 7,137
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.52% 97.62% 97.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5,853 6,302 6,123
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £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 15 October 2018.

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 15 October 2018. 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 - -
Bolton +14 3 £60,000 -
Product Manager
North West

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (44.12%) Marketing
3 26 (38.24%) Telecoms
4 22 (32.35%) User Stories
5 20 (29.41%) Product Management
6 18 (26.47%) Finance
7 17 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
8 15 (22.06%) Advertising
8 15 (22.06%) Ethernet
9 12 (17.65%) Retail
10 9 (13.24%) Analytics
10 9 (13.24%) Collaborative Working
11 8 (11.76%) Customer Insight
11 8 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (10.29%) SAP
12 7 (10.29%) Scrum
12 7 (10.29%) Programme Management
12 7 (10.29%) Electronics
12 7 (10.29%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (10.29%) Open Source
12 7 (10.29%) Manufacturing
12 7 (10.29%) Presales
12 7 (10.29%) Wireframes
13 6 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
13 6 (8.82%) Software Engineering
13 6 (8.82%) CRM
14 5 (7.35%) Business Development
14 5 (7.35%) BDD
14 5 (7.35%) DevOps
14 5 (7.35%) Process Improvement

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 2 (2.94%) CMS
1 2 (2.94%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) SaaS
2 2 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.94%) IaaS
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (22.06%) Ethernet
2 4 (5.88%) Unified Communications
3 2 (2.94%) Value-Added Service
4 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (4.41%) JIRA
General
1 30 (44.12%) Marketing
2 26 (38.24%) Telecoms
3 18 (26.47%) Finance
4 15 (22.06%) Advertising
5 12 (17.65%) Retail
6 7 (10.29%) Electronics
6 7 (10.29%) Manufacturing
7 1 (1.47%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) .NET
1 1 (1.47%) Gherkin
Miscellaneous
1 17 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.35%) User Experience
3 2 (2.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.47%) Online Gambling
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.47%) Android
1 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (32.35%) User Stories
3 20 (29.41%) Product Management
4 9 (13.24%) Analytics
4 9 (13.24%) Collaborative Working
5 8 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (11.76%) Customer Insight
6 7 (10.29%) Digital Marketing
6 7 (10.29%) Open Source
6 7 (10.29%) Presales
6 7 (10.29%) Programme Management
6 7 (10.29%) Scrum
6 7 (10.29%) Wireframes
7 6 (8.82%) CRM
7 6 (8.82%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (8.82%) Software Engineering
8 5 (7.35%) BDD
8 5 (7.35%) Business Development
8 5 (7.35%) Commercial Awareness
8 5 (7.35%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.47%) C
1 1 (1.47%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (10.29%) SAP
2 3 (4.41%) Avaya
2 3 (4.41%) Genesys
3 1 (1.47%) Cisco
3 1 (1.47%) IONA
3 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com