Period
to 23 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Product Manager was £49,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 314 319 305
Rank change year-on-year +5 -14 +37
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 57 37 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.45% 0.30% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.31% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 45 35 43
North West median annual salary £49,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.00% +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £37,550 £30,350 £26,100
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,250 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,703
% change year-on-year +4.35% -0.35% +4.92%

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 12,383 11,983 11,593
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.83% 96.65% 96.34%
Number of salaries quoted 9,998 10,056 9,682
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 23 February 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 23 February 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 +19 38 £49,000 -2.00% 10
Cheshire -41 11 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Lancashire - 7 £31,000 - 1
Product Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (38.60%) Product Management
3 20 (35.09%) Marketing
4 18 (31.58%) Finance
5 16 (28.07%) Analytics
6 12 (21.05%) Project Management
7 11 (19.30%) Telecoms
8 10 (17.54%) Manufacturing
8 10 (17.54%) Customer Insight
9 9 (15.79%) Mobile App
9 9 (15.79%) Programme Management
9 9 (15.79%) SAP
9 9 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (14.04%) Electronics
10 8 (14.04%) Retail
10 8 (14.04%) User Stories
10 8 (14.04%) Use Case
10 8 (14.04%) Digital Marketing
11 7 (12.28%) Market Research
11 7 (12.28%) Open Source
11 7 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (12.28%) SDLC
11 7 (12.28%) Strategic Planning
11 7 (12.28%) Degree
11 7 (12.28%) Customer Requirements
12 6 (10.53%) CRM
13 5 (8.77%) Scrum
13 5 (8.77%) Collaborative Working
14 4 (7.02%) CCTV
14 4 (7.02%) VMS

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 1 (1.75%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.75%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.75%) Fredhopper
1 1 (1.75%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Google Analytics
2 1 (1.75%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) 3G
1 4 (7.02%) 4G
2 3 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) Big Data
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.75%) GIS
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) JIRA
2 2 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 20 (35.09%) Marketing
2 18 (31.58%) Finance
3 11 (19.30%) Telecoms
4 10 (17.54%) Manufacturing
5 8 (14.04%) Electronics
5 8 (14.04%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) .NET
1 1 (1.75%) CSS
1 1 (1.75%) HTML
1 1 (1.75%) Node.js
1 1 (1.75%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) Mobile App
2 4 (7.02%) CCTV
2 4 (7.02%) Chip and PIN
2 4 (7.02%) Contactless
2 4 (7.02%) User Experience
3 3 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Fintech
5 1 (1.75%) Home Automation
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.02%) VMS
2 3 (5.26%) Windows
2 3 (5.26%) Windows 10
2 3 (5.26%) Windows 7
2 3 (5.26%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (38.60%) Product Management
3 16 (28.07%) Analytics
4 12 (21.05%) Project Management
5 10 (17.54%) Customer Insight
6 9 (15.79%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (15.79%) Programme Management
7 8 (14.04%) Digital Marketing
7 8 (14.04%) Use Case
7 8 (14.04%) User Stories
8 7 (12.28%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (12.28%) Customer Requirements
8 7 (12.28%) Market Research
8 7 (12.28%) Open Source
8 7 (12.28%) SDLC
8 7 (12.28%) Strategic Planning
9 6 (10.53%) CRM
10 5 (8.77%) Collaborative Working
10 5 (8.77%) Scrum
11 4 (7.02%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.51%) SQL
2 1 (1.75%) Java
2 1 (1.75%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (12.28%) Degree
2 1 (1.75%) ISACA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) SAP
2 3 (5.26%) Google
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.51%) Capita
4 1 (1.75%) Sitecore