Period
to 23 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Product Manager was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 304 308 284
Rank change year-on-year +4 -24 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 70 50 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.53% 0.40% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.41% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 49 44 62
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -14.29% +5.00%
10th Percentile £36,250 £30,575 £33,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £59,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

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 12804 12127 12519
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 96.98% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 10248 10191 10390
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,377
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.42% +3.06%

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 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 -21 38 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Cheshire -17 17 £50,000 - 3
Lancashire - 12 £33,000 - 1
Product Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Product Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring Product Manager in the job title.

1 43 (61.43%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (48.57%) Finance
3 32 (45.71%) Marketing
4 31 (44.29%) Product Management
5 21 (30.00%) Analytics
6 20 (28.57%) Programme Management
6 20 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 19 (27.14%) Manufacturing
8 18 (25.71%) Electronics
8 18 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
8 18 (25.71%) Customer Insight
8 18 (25.71%) Use Case
8 18 (25.71%) Digital Marketing
9 17 (24.29%) SAP
10 14 (20.00%) Retail
11 11 (15.71%) SDLC
12 10 (14.29%) Scrum
13 9 (12.86%) Project Management
13 9 (12.86%) Continuous Improvement
13 9 (12.86%) Market Research
14 8 (11.43%) Strategic Planning
15 7 (10.00%) Line Management
16 6 (8.57%) Mobile App
16 6 (8.57%) Degree
16 6 (8.57%) PLM
16 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
17 5 (7.14%) CRM
17 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
17 5 (7.14%) Product Marketing
17 5 (7.14%) User Stories

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 (1.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.43%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 2 (2.86%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.43%) Fredhopper
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.29%) SaaS
2 2 (2.86%) PaaS
3 1 (1.43%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.43%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.71%) 3G
1 4 (5.71%) 4G
2 3 (4.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.29%) Big Data
2 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (4.29%) JIRA
2 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 34 (48.57%) Finance
2 32 (45.71%) Marketing
3 20 (28.57%) Telecoms
4 19 (27.14%) Manufacturing
5 18 (25.71%) Electronics
6 14 (20.00%) Retail
7 1 (1.43%) Advertising
7 1 (1.43%) Automotive
7 1 (1.43%) Banking
7 1 (1.43%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) Middleware
2 1 (1.43%) .NET
2 1 (1.43%) CSS
2 1 (1.43%) HTML
2 1 (1.43%) Node.js
2 1 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.57%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.71%) CCTV
2 4 (5.71%) Chip and PIN
2 4 (5.71%) Contactless
2 4 (5.71%) Fintech
2 4 (5.71%) User Experience
3 3 (4.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.29%) Smart Meter
3 3 (4.29%) Virtual Team
4 2 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.43%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.43%) Home Automation
5 1 (1.43%) iPhone
5 1 (1.43%) Optoelectronics
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.71%) VMS
2 3 (4.29%) Windows
2 3 (4.29%) Windows 10
2 3 (4.29%) Windows 7
2 3 (4.29%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.43%) Android
3 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (61.43%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (44.29%) Product Management
3 21 (30.00%) Analytics
4 20 (28.57%) Programme Management
5 18 (25.71%) Business Intelligence
5 18 (25.71%) Customer Insight
5 18 (25.71%) Digital Marketing
5 18 (25.71%) Use Case
6 11 (15.71%) SDLC
7 10 (14.29%) Scrum
8 9 (12.86%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (12.86%) Market Research
8 9 (12.86%) Project Management
9 8 (11.43%) Strategic Planning
10 7 (10.00%) Line Management
11 6 (8.57%) E-Commerce
11 6 (8.57%) PLM
12 5 (7.14%) CRM
12 5 (7.14%) Product Marketing
12 5 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.29%) SQL
2 2 (2.86%) C#
3 1 (1.43%) Java
3 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (8.57%) Degree
2 1 (1.43%) ISACA
2 1 (1.43%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (1.43%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 17 (24.29%) SAP
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.86%) Capita
3 2 (2.86%) Google
4 1 (1.43%) IBM
4 1 (1.43%) Oracle