Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Product Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 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
UK
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 427 423 495
Rank change year-on-year -4 +72 +39
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 1252 1352 1213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.70% 0.71% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.74% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 905 1109 1040
UK median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
10th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
90th Percentile £84,750 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%

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 171576 182627 210672
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 96.49% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 137617 152768 175132
UK median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +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 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 25 November 2017.

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 25 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 -5 1197 £60,000 - 102
London -7 816 £62,500 +4.17% 55
UK excluding London -5 412 £55,000 - 51
South East -30 146 £55,000 -8.33% 13
North of England +29 99 £47,500 - 18
North West +22 71 £45,000 - 13
East of England +20 55 £60,000 - 4
Midlands +39 54 £55,000 +12.82% 8
West Midlands +25 46 £55,000 +10.00% 5
Yorkshire +22 27 £51,000 -7.27% 5
South West -6 26 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Scotland -9 21 £65,000 +36.84% 1
Wales +24 13 £49,500 +2.59% 3
East Midlands +26 8 £50,000 +5.26% 3
North East - 1 - -
Channel Islands - 1 £60,000 -

Product Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 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 featuring Product Manager in the job title.

1 619 (49.44%) Product Management
2 552 (44.09%) Agile Software Development
3 415 (33.15%) Finance
4 414 (33.07%) Marketing
5 260 (20.77%) User Experience
6 206 (16.45%) Analytics
7 192 (15.34%) Degree
8 190 (15.18%) Scrum
9 188 (15.02%) Banking
10 169 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
11 160 (12.78%) SaaS
12 144 (11.50%) E-Commerce
13 125 (9.98%) Retail
14 118 (9.42%) Product Marketing
15 116 (9.27%) Project Management
16 114 (9.11%) Asset Management
17 113 (9.03%) User Stories
18 111 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
19 110 (8.79%) B2B
20 109 (8.71%) Investment Banking
21 105 (8.39%) Retail Banking
22 104 (8.31%) Wealth Management
23 87 (6.95%) Telecoms
24 74 (5.91%) Mobile App
25 71 (5.67%) Data Management
26 67 (5.35%) Back Office
26 67 (5.35%) SDLC
27 66 (5.27%) Service Management
28 63 (5.03%) Kanban
28 63 (5.03%) Microsoft

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 32 (2.56%) CMS
2 15 (1.20%) Confluence
2 15 (1.20%) SharePoint
3 11 (0.88%) Documentum
4 7 (0.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.40%) Drupal
6 5 (0.40%) Skype for Business
7 4 (0.32%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.16%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.16%) MS Exchange
8 2 (0.16%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.080%) Amazon Alexa
9 1 (0.080%) MTS
Applications
1 16 (1.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (1.20%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.48%) InVision
5 5 (0.40%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.40%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.24%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.16%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.080%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.080%) Mingle
8 1 (0.080%) Moqups
8 1 (0.080%) UserZoom
Business Applications
1 4 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.16%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.16%) Odoo
3 2 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.080%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.080%) IntelliMatch
4 1 (0.080%) Magento
4 1 (0.080%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.080%) Oracle Retail
4 1 (0.080%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.080%) SAP Retail
4 1 (0.080%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 160 (12.78%) SaaS
2 27 (2.16%) PaaS
3 25 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (0.88%) IaaS
6 10 (0.80%) Google Analytics
7 9 (0.72%) Office 365
8 6 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 4 (0.32%) Azure Data Factory
10 3 (0.24%) Adobe Analytics
10 3 (0.24%) Google Play
10 3 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
10 3 (0.24%) Trello
11 2 (0.16%) Google Tag Manager
12 1 (0.080%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.080%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.080%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.080%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.080%) GitHub
12 1 (0.080%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.40%) Internet
2 19 (1.52%) Broadband
3 11 (0.88%) 4G
4 10 (0.80%) 3G
4 10 (0.80%) Intranet
5 9 (0.72%) Ethernet
5 9 (0.72%) VoLTE
5 9 (0.72%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (0.64%) Extranet
6 8 (0.64%) Wireless
7 7 (0.56%) 5G
8 6 (0.48%) Multicast
8 6 (0.48%) Unicast
8 6 (0.48%) VoIP
9 5 (0.40%) Skype
9 5 (0.40%) Unified Communications
10 4 (0.32%) 2G
10 4 (0.32%) MPLS
11 3 (0.24%) Software-Defined Networking
11 3 (0.24%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (2.88%) Big Data
2 27 (2.16%) SQL Server
3 23 (1.84%) Oracle Database
4 15 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
4 15 (1.20%) Power BI
5 6 (0.48%) Hadoop
6 5 (0.40%) NoSQL
7 4 (0.32%) Mixpanel
7 4 (0.32%) Redis
8 3 (0.24%) Blockchain
8 3 (0.24%) Endeca
8 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.16%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.16%) Looker
9 2 (0.16%) QlikView
10 1 (0.080%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.080%) GIS
10 1 (0.080%) HBase
10 1 (0.080%) MySQL
10 1 (0.080%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 42 (3.35%) JIRA
2 7 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.48%) Axure RP
3 6 (0.48%) Git (software)
4 5 (0.40%) Cucumber
4 5 (0.40%) LINQPad
4 5 (0.40%) YouTrack
5 4 (0.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 4 (0.32%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.32%) Moq
5 4 (0.32%) NUnit
5 4 (0.32%) Subversion
6 1 (0.080%) GitLab
General
1 415 (33.15%) Finance
2 414 (33.07%) Marketing
3 188 (15.02%) Banking
4 125 (9.98%) Retail
5 109 (8.71%) Investment Banking
6 105 (8.39%) Retail Banking
7 87 (6.95%) Telecoms
8 67 (5.35%) Back Office
9 50 (3.99%) Legal
10 43 (3.43%) Games
11 33 (2.64%) Manufacturing
12 31 (2.48%) Electronics
13 23 (1.84%) Publishing
14 15 (1.20%) Advertising
15 11 (0.88%) Automotive
15 11 (0.88%) International Banking
16 10 (0.80%) Financial Institution
17 8 (0.64%) Law
18 6 (0.48%) Billing
19 5 (0.40%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (2.16%) CSS
1 27 (2.16%) HTML
2 23 (1.84%) .NET
3 16 (1.28%) Web Services
4 9 (0.72%) Gherkin
5 6 (0.48%) HEVC
5 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Graph
5 6 (0.48%) REST
6 5 (0.40%) HTML5
6 5 (0.40%) jQuery
6 5 (0.40%) LINQ
6 5 (0.40%) SOAP
7 3 (0.24%) AngularJS
7 3 (0.24%) LAMP
7 3 (0.24%) SAP Fiori
8 2 (0.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (0.16%) Middleware
8 2 (0.16%) Node.js
8 2 (0.16%) React
8 2 (0.16%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 260 (20.77%) User Experience
2 169 (13.50%) Analytical Skills
3 74 (5.91%) Mobile App
4 62 (4.95%) Computer Science
5 61 (4.87%) Fintech
6 39 (3.12%) Mainframe
6 39 (3.12%) Pricing Data
6 39 (3.12%) Reference Data
7 32 (2.56%) Social Media
8 26 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
9 19 (1.52%) Virtual Team
10 13 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
11 11 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
11 11 (0.88%) Management Information System
11 11 (0.88%) NHS
12 10 (0.80%) SWIFT
13 9 (0.72%) Data Centre
14 8 (0.64%) Digital Media
14 8 (0.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 8 (0.64%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 21 (1.68%) Windows
2 16 (1.28%) Android
2 16 (1.28%) Linux
3 15 (1.20%) Apple iOS
4 6 (0.48%) Windows Server
5 5 (0.40%) VMS
6 3 (0.24%) Unix
6 3 (0.24%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.24%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.24%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.080%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 619 (49.44%) Product Management
2 552 (44.09%) Agile Software Development
3 206 (16.45%) Analytics
4 190 (15.18%) Scrum
5 144 (11.50%) E-Commerce
6 118 (9.42%) Product Marketing
7 116 (9.27%) Project Management
8 114 (9.11%) Asset Management
9 113 (9.03%) User Stories
10 111 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
11 110 (8.79%) B2B
12 104 (8.31%) Wealth Management
13 71 (5.67%) Data Management
14 67 (5.35%) SDLC
15 66 (5.27%) Service Management
16 63 (5.03%) Kanban
17 57 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
18 55 (4.39%) Continuous Improvement
18 55 (4.39%) ITSM
19 53 (4.23%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 46 (3.67%) SQL
2 36 (2.88%) Java
3 23 (1.84%) JavaScript
4 22 (1.76%) C#
5 11 (0.88%) C
6 9 (0.72%) Python
7 8 (0.64%) PHP
8 6 (0.48%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.40%) PowerShell
9 5 (0.40%) R
9 5 (0.40%) Ruby
10 3 (0.24%) C++
10 3 (0.24%) VBA
11 1 (0.080%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.080%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.080%) Perl
11 1 (0.080%) Scala
Qualifications
1 192 (15.34%) Degree
2 31 (2.48%) MBA
3 17 (1.36%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (0.88%) Security Cleared
5 7 (0.56%) CISSP
5 7 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.40%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 2 (0.16%) CISM
8 2 (0.16%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.16%) PMP
9 1 (0.080%) APMG
9 1 (0.080%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.080%) HND
9 1 (0.080%) ICAEW
9 1 (0.080%) ISACA
9 1 (0.080%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.080%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.43%) QA
2 41 (3.27%) Data Quality
3 20 (1.60%) SLA
4 13 (1.04%) EMIR
5 6 (0.48%) Dodd-Frank
6 5 (0.40%) Government Security Classifications
6 5 (0.40%) MiFID
6 5 (0.40%) RMADS
7 3 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 3 (0.24%) PMO
7 3 (0.24%) PSD2
8 1 (0.080%) GDPR
8 1 (0.080%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.080%) SEPA
8 1 (0.080%) TARGET2
System Software
1 2 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.080%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.080%) Docker
2 1 (0.080%) Firmware
2 1 (0.080%) KVM
2 1 (0.080%) Terminal Services
2 1 (0.080%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (0.40%) Kibana
2 4 (0.32%) Terraform
3 3 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 2 (0.16%) Packer
5 1 (0.080%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.080%) Puppet
Vendors
1 63 (5.03%) Microsoft
2 54 (4.31%) SAP
3 28 (2.24%) Oracle
4 19 (1.52%) Google
5 14 (1.12%) Adobe
6 13 (1.04%) ServiceNow
7 12 (0.96%) Tableau
8 11 (0.88%) Apple
8 11 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (0.64%) Sitecore
10 7 (0.56%) Capita
11 5 (0.40%) Nintex
12 4 (0.32%) Adyen
12 4 (0.32%) Ariba
12 4 (0.32%) BMC
12 4 (0.32%) Cisco
12 4 (0.32%) MicroStrategy
12 4 (0.32%) Pardot
13 3 (0.24%) ATG
13 3 (0.24%) Omniture