Period
to 24 September 2018

The median annual salary for a Product Manager was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 255 316 308
Rank change year-on-year +61 -8 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 99 51 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.83% 0.39% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 0.41% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 82 34 42
North West median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +18.75% -23.81%
10th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £30,025
90th Percentile £68,625 £69,625 £57,250
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 11,497 12,524 11,524
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.75% 96.64% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 9,311 10,084 9,746
North West median annual salary £44,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +42 66 £52,500 +23.53% 5
Cheshire +12 20 £65,000 +36.84% 2
Lancashire +18 11 £45,000 -43.75%
Merseyside - 1 £32,500 -
Cumbria - 1 - -
Product Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 44 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (37.37%) Marketing
3 30 (30.30%) Product Management
3 30 (30.30%) Telecoms
4 22 (22.22%) User Stories
5 18 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (17.17%) Analytics
7 16 (16.16%) Advertising
7 16 (16.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 16 (16.16%) Finance
7 16 (16.16%) Ethernet
8 15 (15.15%) Retail
8 15 (15.15%) Customer Insight
9 14 (14.14%) BDD
9 14 (14.14%) Scrum
10 13 (13.13%) Customer Requirements
11 12 (12.12%) Decision-Making
12 11 (11.11%) Software Engineering
12 11 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
13 10 (10.10%) SQL
13 10 (10.10%) Product Marketing
14 9 (9.09%) TDD
14 9 (9.09%) User Experience
14 9 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
15 8 (8.08%) Commercial Awareness
15 8 (8.08%) Scaled Agile Framework
15 8 (8.08%) SAP
15 8 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
15 8 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
15 8 (8.08%) Kanban

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 3 (3.03%) Confluence
2 2 (2.02%) CMS
Applications
1 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.01%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.06%) Google Analytics
2 5 (5.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (5.05%) IaaS
2 5 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (16.16%) Ethernet
2 7 (7.07%) Unified Communications
3 5 (5.05%) Value-Added Service
4 1 (1.01%) Bluetooth
4 1 (1.01%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.07%) Big Data
2 3 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.02%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.04%) JIRA
General
1 37 (37.37%) Marketing
2 30 (30.30%) Telecoms
3 16 (16.16%) Advertising
3 16 (16.16%) Finance
4 15 (15.15%) Retail
5 7 (7.07%) Electronics
5 7 (7.07%) Manufacturing
6 4 (4.04%) Banking
7 3 (3.03%) Investment Banking
7 3 (3.03%) Law
8 1 (1.01%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.01%) .NET
1 1 (1.01%) Gherkin
1 1 (1.01%) JSON
1 1 (1.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.09%) User Experience
3 4 (4.04%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.03%) Smart Energy
4 3 (3.03%) Smart Meter
4 3 (3.03%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.02%) Taxonomies
6 1 (1.01%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.01%) Fintech
6 1 (1.01%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.01%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.01%) Online Gambling
6 1 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.01%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.02%) Android
1 2 (2.02%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (30.30%) Product Management
3 22 (22.22%) User Stories
4 17 (17.17%) Analytics
5 16 (16.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (15.15%) Customer Insight
7 14 (14.14%) BDD
7 14 (14.14%) Scrum
8 13 (13.13%) Customer Requirements
9 12 (12.12%) Decision-Making
10 11 (11.11%) Collaborative Working
10 11 (11.11%) Software Engineering
11 10 (10.10%) Product Marketing
12 9 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (9.09%) TDD
13 8 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (8.08%) Commercial Awareness
13 8 (8.08%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (8.08%) Kanban
13 8 (8.08%) Scaled Agile Framework
Programming Languages
1 10 (10.10%) SQL
2 2 (2.02%) Python
3 1 (1.01%) C
3 1 (1.01%) C#
3 1 (1.01%) Java
3 1 (1.01%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.05%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (8.08%) SAP
2 6 (6.06%) Google
3 5 (5.05%) Tealeaf
4 3 (3.03%) Avaya
4 3 (3.03%) Genesys
5 2 (2.02%) DocuSign
5 2 (2.02%) Twitter
6 1 (1.01%) Cisco
6 1 (1.01%) IONA
6 1 (1.01%) Salesforce.com