Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Lead Product Manager was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

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

Lead Product Manager
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1153 1194 1289
Rank change year-on-year +41 +95 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Lead Product Manager 36 25 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.013% 0.010%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.014% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 33 22 20
UK median annual salary £75,000 £65,000 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +1.86%
10th Percentile £48,500 £39,800 £60,875
90th Percentile £114,500 £79,875 £93,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £65,000 £46,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +39.78% -38.00% +87.50%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Lead Product Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead Product Manager in the UK

Lead Product Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Lead Product Manager in the UK

Lead Product Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lead Product Manager over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lead Product Manager in the UK

Lead Product Manager
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lead Product Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 20 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
England +52 30 £75,000 +15.38% 2
London +6 25 £81,250 +18.18% 1
UK excluding London +31 7 £65,000 +39.78% 1
East of England +6 4 £65,000 -
Wales - 2 £90,000 -
Midlands +10 1 £50,000 +7.53%
West Midlands +5 1 £50,000 +7.53%

Lead Product Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Lead 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 featuring Lead Product Manager in the job title.

1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 11 (30.56%) Product Management
3 10 (27.78%) User Experience
3 10 (27.78%) Scrum
4 9 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 8 (22.22%) Analytics
6 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (19.44%) Line Management
6 7 (19.44%) Back Office
6 7 (19.44%) Retail
7 6 (16.67%) Marketing
7 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 6 (16.67%) Kanban
8 5 (13.89%) Digital Media
8 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
8 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (13.89%) .NET
8 5 (13.89%) C#
8 5 (13.89%) HTML
8 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
8 5 (13.89%) SQL
8 5 (13.89%) CSS
8 5 (13.89%) MVC
8 5 (13.89%) Legal
8 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
9 4 (11.11%) NUnit
9 4 (11.11%) QA
9 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
9 4 (11.11%) Ruby

Lead Product Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (11.11%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) Azure Data Factory
1 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.11%) NoSQL
2 4 (11.11%) Redis
3 2 (5.56%) Big Data
4 1 (2.78%) Power BI
4 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Moq
1 4 (11.11%) NUnit
General
1 11 (30.56%) Finance
2 7 (19.44%) Back Office
2 7 (19.44%) Retail
3 6 (16.67%) Marketing
4 5 (13.89%) Legal
5 3 (8.33%) Banking
5 3 (8.33%) International Banking
5 3 (8.33%) Law
6 1 (2.78%) Electronics
6 1 (2.78%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (13.89%) .NET
1 5 (13.89%) CSS
1 5 (13.89%) HTML
2 4 (11.11%) HTML5
3 3 (8.33%) Gherkin
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.78%) RESTful
4 1 (2.78%) SOAP
4 1 (2.78%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) User Experience
2 5 (13.89%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (13.89%) Digital Media
3 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.56%) Fintech
4 2 (5.56%) Social Media
5 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Android
1 2 (5.56%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) Product Management
3 10 (27.78%) Scrum
4 9 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 8 (22.22%) Analytics
6 7 (19.44%) Line Management
6 7 (19.44%) Stakeholder Management
7 6 (16.67%) Kanban
8 5 (13.89%) Mentoring
8 5 (13.89%) MVC
9 4 (11.11%) B2C
9 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (11.11%) Data Analysis
9 4 (11.11%) Planning and Forecasting
9 4 (11.11%) SOA
9 4 (11.11%) SOLID
10 3 (8.33%) BDD
10 3 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
10 3 (8.33%) Matrix Management
10 3 (8.33%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.89%) C#
1 5 (13.89%) JavaScript
1 5 (13.89%) SQL
2 4 (11.11%) Java
2 4 (11.11%) Python
2 4 (11.11%) Ruby
3 1 (2.78%) C
3 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Adobe
2 3 (8.33%) Omniture
3 2 (5.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.78%) MicroStrategy