Period
to 23 May 2018

The median annual salary for a Product Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

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

Product Manager
UK
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 445 464 461
Rank change year-on-year +19 -3 +132
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 1,161 1,043 1,305
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.68% 0.62% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.64% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 924 900 1,192
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £40,575
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - -

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 165,679 163,174 193,910
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.40% 96.46% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 134,885 135,060 162,836
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,525
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Product Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Product Manager in the UK

Product Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Product Manager in the UK

Product Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Product Manager over the 6 months to 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Product Manager in the UK

Product Manager
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 23 May 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
England +22 1,125 £60,000 +4.35% 89
London +13 696 £65,000 +8.33% 52
UK excluding London +29 453 £55,000 +4.76% 42
South East -9 152 £57,500 +9.52% 16
East of England +55 122 £62,500 +13.64% 5
North of England +33 93 £49,500 +4.21% 7
North West +30 66 £49,500 +4.21% 5
Midlands +17 35 £60,000 +29.03% 3
West Midlands +19 28 £60,000 +33.33% 3
South West -42 27 £55,000 +2.33% 6
Yorkshire +34 23 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Wales +6 11 £45,500 -20.87% 2
Scotland -32 9 £120,000 +128.57% 3
East Midlands +6 7 £46,000 -5.64%
Northern Ireland +7 4 £57,500 +4.55%
North East - 4 £50,625 - 1

Product Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 featuring Product Manager in the job title.

1 596 (51.34%) Agile Software Development
2 547 (47.11%) Product Management
3 295 (25.41%) User Experience
3 295 (25.41%) Marketing
4 269 (23.17%) Finance
5 189 (16.28%) User Stories
6 184 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
7 176 (15.16%) Retail
8 172 (14.81%) Scrum
9 162 (13.95%) Analytics
10 160 (13.78%) E-Commerce
11 137 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
11 137 (11.80%) SaaS
12 133 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
13 110 (9.47%) Degree
14 101 (8.70%) Project Management
15 97 (8.35%) Telecoms
16 86 (7.41%) Fintech
17 85 (7.32%) Decision-Making
18 80 (6.89%) Wireframes
19 76 (6.55%) QA
20 72 (6.20%) Mobile App
21 70 (6.03%) B2C
22 67 (5.77%) Banking
23 65 (5.60%) Continuous Improvement
24 61 (5.25%) B2B
24 61 (5.25%) CRM
25 59 (5.08%) Line Management
26 58 (5.00%) Market Research
27 54 (4.65%) SDLC

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 19 (1.64%) Confluence
2 13 (1.12%) TPMS
3 11 (0.95%) CMS
4 4 (0.34%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.17%) Amazon Alexa
6 2 (0.17%) Apache
6 2 (0.17%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.17%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.086%) Drupal
7 1 (0.086%) IIS
7 1 (0.086%) JBoss
7 1 (0.086%) nginx
7 1 (0.086%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.086%) SAS
7 1 (0.086%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (1.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (1.55%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.086%) Moqups
4 1 (0.086%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (0.69%) IntelliMatch
1 8 (0.69%) Temenos T24
2 7 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.34%) SAP Business One
4 3 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 2 (0.17%) Magento
6 1 (0.086%) BASE24
6 1 (0.086%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.086%) Postilion
6 1 (0.086%) Sage X3
6 1 (0.086%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.086%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 137 (11.80%) SaaS
2 34 (2.93%) PaaS
3 33 (2.84%) IaaS
4 30 (2.58%) Amazon AWS
5 29 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
6 16 (1.38%) Google Analytics
7 11 (0.95%) Office 365
8 4 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.17%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.17%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.086%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.086%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.086%) OpenShift
10 1 (0.086%) Slack
10 1 (0.086%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.64%) Broadband
2 18 (1.55%) Internet
3 14 (1.21%) Unified Communications
4 13 (1.12%) Ethernet
5 7 (0.60%) 5G
5 7 (0.60%) Value-Added Service
6 6 (0.52%) VPLS
6 6 (0.52%) Wireless
7 5 (0.43%) MPLS
7 5 (0.43%) VPN
7 5 (0.43%) WAN
8 4 (0.34%) HTTP
8 4 (0.34%) LTE
9 3 (0.26%) TCP/IP
10 2 (0.17%) ADSL
10 2 (0.17%) Firewall
10 2 (0.17%) IPX
10 2 (0.17%) NFC
10 2 (0.17%) Skype
10 2 (0.17%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (4.48%) Big Data
2 16 (1.38%) SQL Server
3 15 (1.29%) Blockchain
4 7 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (0.60%) GIS
5 6 (0.52%) EDRMS
5 6 (0.52%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.26%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (0.26%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.26%) SAP HANA
7 2 (0.17%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.17%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.17%) MySQL
7 2 (0.17%) Power BI
8 1 (0.086%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.086%) Mixpanel
8 1 (0.086%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (3.96%) JIRA
2 4 (0.34%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 4 (0.34%) YouTrack
3 1 (0.086%) Ant
3 1 (0.086%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.086%) ReSharper
3 1 (0.086%) Selenium
3 1 (0.086%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 295 (25.41%) Marketing
2 269 (23.17%) Finance
3 176 (15.16%) Retail
4 97 (8.35%) Telecoms
5 67 (5.77%) Banking
6 46 (3.96%) Games
7 42 (3.62%) Advertising
8 29 (2.50%) Electronics
9 27 (2.33%) Manufacturing
10 22 (1.89%) Legal
11 14 (1.21%) Back Office
11 14 (1.21%) Law
11 14 (1.21%) Publishing
12 12 (1.03%) Investment Banking
13 9 (0.78%) Billing
14 8 (0.69%) International Banking
15 6 (0.52%) Automotive
15 6 (0.52%) Financial Institution
16 5 (0.43%) Local Government
16 5 (0.43%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.33%) .NET
2 15 (1.29%) Web Services
3 14 (1.21%) HTML
4 8 (0.69%) ASP.NET
4 8 (0.69%) CSS
5 6 (0.52%) React
6 5 (0.43%) RESTful
7 4 (0.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (0.34%) REST
7 4 (0.34%) XML
8 3 (0.26%) HTML5
8 3 (0.26%) JSON
8 3 (0.26%) SOAP
9 2 (0.17%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.17%) FIX Protocol
9 2 (0.17%) FpML
9 2 (0.17%) GWT
9 2 (0.17%) LAMP
9 2 (0.17%) Natural Language Processing
9 2 (0.17%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 295 (25.41%) User Experience
2 184 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (7.41%) Fintech
4 72 (6.20%) Mobile App
5 40 (3.45%) Computer Science
6 33 (2.84%) Minimum Viable Product
7 26 (2.24%) NHS
7 26 (2.24%) Social Media
8 23 (1.98%) Equities
9 20 (1.72%) Self-Motivation
9 20 (1.72%) Virtual Team
10 19 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (1.29%) Digital Media
11 15 (1.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 14 (1.21%) Public Cloud
13 13 (1.12%) FMCG
14 12 (1.03%) Private Cloud
15 11 (0.95%) Management Information System
16 10 (0.86%) Algorithms
16 10 (0.86%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 47 (4.05%) Android
2 37 (3.19%) Apple iOS
3 12 (1.03%) Windows
4 10 (0.86%) Windows 10
5 9 (0.78%) Linux
6 2 (0.17%) Unix
6 2 (0.17%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.086%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.086%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 596 (51.34%) Agile Software Development
2 547 (47.11%) Product Management
3 189 (16.28%) User Stories
4 172 (14.81%) Scrum
5 162 (13.95%) Analytics
6 160 (13.78%) E-Commerce
7 137 (11.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 133 (11.46%) Problem-Solving
9 101 (8.70%) Project Management
10 85 (7.32%) Decision-Making
11 80 (6.89%) Wireframes
12 70 (6.03%) B2C
13 65 (5.60%) Continuous Improvement
14 61 (5.25%) B2B
14 61 (5.25%) CRM
15 59 (5.08%) Line Management
16 58 (5.00%) Market Research
17 54 (4.65%) Customer Requirements
17 54 (4.65%) SDLC
18 53 (4.57%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 33 (2.84%) Java
2 27 (2.33%) SQL
3 26 (2.24%) JavaScript
4 16 (1.38%) C#
5 10 (0.86%) Python
6 9 (0.78%) Ruby
7 6 (0.52%) C
8 4 (0.34%) Scala
9 3 (0.26%) C++
10 2 (0.17%) PHP
10 2 (0.17%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.17%) VB
11 1 (0.086%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.086%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.086%) Perl
11 1 (0.086%) R
11 1 (0.086%) VBA
Qualifications
1 110 (9.47%) Degree
2 13 (1.12%) MBA
3 11 (0.95%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (0.43%) CCIE
6 5 (0.43%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.34%) DBS Check
7 4 (0.34%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 3 (0.26%) Security Cleared
9 2 (0.17%) CISSP
9 2 (0.17%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.17%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.17%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.17%) SANS
9 2 (0.17%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.086%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.086%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.086%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (6.55%) QA
2 6 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 5 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.34%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.34%) PMO
5 2 (0.17%) GDPR
6 1 (0.086%) EMIR
6 1 (0.086%) MiFID
6 1 (0.086%) PSD2
6 1 (0.086%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (0.52%) Firmware
2 3 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.086%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.086%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.086%) Automic
1 1 (0.086%) BladeLogic
1 1 (0.086%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.086%) Puppet
Vendors
1 53 (4.57%) Microsoft
2 26 (2.24%) Apple
2 26 (2.24%) Google
3 23 (1.98%) SAP
4 13 (1.12%) Capita
4 13 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (0.86%) IBM
6 9 (0.78%) Concur
7 8 (0.69%) Blue Prism
7 8 (0.69%) Temenos
7 8 (0.69%) VMware
8 7 (0.60%) Cisco
9 6 (0.52%) HP
9 6 (0.52%) Oracle
10 5 (0.43%) Twitter
11 4 (0.34%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.26%) Dell
12 3 (0.26%) Epicor
12 3 (0.26%) IFS
12 3 (0.26%) Remedy