Period
to 16 December 2018

The median annual salary for a Product Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

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

Product Manager
England > North West
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 280 301 310
Rank change year-on-year +21 +9 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 73 69 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.65% 0.53% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.55% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 51 52 43
North West median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £36,300 £33,000
90th Percentile £69,000 £60,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. 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
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 10,834 12,601 12,036
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 96.67% 96.85%
Number of salaries quoted 8,785 10,114 10,133
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +0.53%

Product Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Product Manager in the North West

Product Manager
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Product Manager in the North West

Product Manager
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Product Manager in the North West over the 6 months to 16 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Product Manager in the North West

Product Manager
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Manager within the North West region over the 6 months to 16 December 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
Manchester +30 54 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Cheshire +21 8 £53,000 +6.00% 2
Lancashire +1 7 £58,750 +78.03%
Merseyside - 3 £40,000 -
Cumbria - 1 - -
Product Manager
England

Product Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 North West region featuring Product Manager in the job title.

1 34 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.14%) User Stories
3 20 (27.40%) Product Management
3 20 (27.40%) Marketing
4 19 (26.03%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (23.29%) Telecoms
5 17 (23.29%) Finance
6 12 (16.44%) Advertising
6 12 (16.44%) Ethernet
7 10 (13.70%) Retail
7 10 (13.70%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (12.33%) Scrum
9 8 (10.96%) Wireframes
9 8 (10.96%) Analytics
9 8 (10.96%) Epics
10 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (8.22%) CRM
11 6 (8.22%) Business Development
11 6 (8.22%) JIRA
11 6 (8.22%) Customer Insight
12 5 (6.85%) DevOps
12 5 (6.85%) Exploratory Analysis
12 5 (6.85%) Presales
12 5 (6.85%) E-Commerce
12 5 (6.85%) Iteration Planning
12 5 (6.85%) Workshop Facilitation
12 5 (6.85%) Thought Leadership
13 4 (5.48%) Collaborative Working
13 4 (5.48%) Commercial Awareness

Product Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (2.74%) Confluence
2 1 (1.37%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.48%) SaaS
2 1 (1.37%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.44%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.74%) Unified Communications
3 1 (1.37%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.37%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (8.22%) JIRA
General
1 20 (27.40%) Marketing
2 17 (23.29%) Finance
2 17 (23.29%) Telecoms
3 12 (16.44%) Advertising
4 10 (13.70%) Retail
5 3 (4.11%) Banking
5 3 (4.11%) Electronics
5 3 (4.11%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.11%) Law
5 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.37%) Legal
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.03%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.11%) Smart Energy
2 3 (4.11%) Smart Meter
2 3 (4.11%) User Experience
2 3 (4.11%) Virtual Team
3 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.74%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.37%) Fintech
4 1 (1.37%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.37%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.37%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.74%) Android
1 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (46.58%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (30.14%) User Stories
3 20 (27.40%) Product Management
4 10 (13.70%) Problem-Solving
5 9 (12.33%) Scrum
6 8 (10.96%) Analytics
6 8 (10.96%) Epics
6 8 (10.96%) Wireframes
7 7 (9.59%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (8.22%) Business Development
8 6 (8.22%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (8.22%) CRM
8 6 (8.22%) Customer Insight
9 5 (6.85%) DevOps
9 5 (6.85%) E-Commerce
9 5 (6.85%) Exploratory Analysis
9 5 (6.85%) Iteration Planning
9 5 (6.85%) Presales
9 5 (6.85%) Thought Leadership
9 5 (6.85%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.11%) SQL
2 1 (1.37%) C
2 1 (1.37%) Java
2 1 (1.37%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (2.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (5.48%) SAP
2 2 (2.74%) Avaya
2 2 (2.74%) Genesys
3 1 (1.37%) Cisco
3 1 (1.37%) DocuSign
3 1 (1.37%) Google
3 1 (1.37%) IONA
3 1 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.37%) Tealeaf