Period
to 17 November 2018

The median annual salary for a Product Manager was £60,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 383 445 437
Rank change year-on-year +62 -8 +73
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 1,288 1,256 1,334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.80% 0.70% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.73% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 966 905 1,095
UK median annual salary £60,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.83% - -
10th Percentile £41,875 £41,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% -3.67%

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 155,234 173,013 183,695
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.88% 95.95% 96.60%
Number of salaries quoted 124,965 138,802 153,718
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,170 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.80% +1.41% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Product Manager in the UK

Product Manager
Top 15 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 17 November 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 +47 1,211 £62,500 +4.17% 88
London +6 728 £65,000 +4.00% 53
UK excluding London +72 523 £57,500 +4.55% 36
South East +38 172 £60,000 +9.09% 16
North of England +43 114 £55,000 +15.79% 5
East of England +71 96 £60,000 - 6
North West +37 91 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Midlands +25 59 £60,000 +9.09% 4
West Midlands +43 55 £60,000 +9.09% 2
South West +14 39 £57,500 -4.17% 4
Wales +19 31 £46,500 -6.06%
Yorkshire +28 22 £53,750 +5.39% 3
Scotland -9 15 £58,750 -9.62% 1
East Midlands +10 4 £67,500 +50.00% 2
North East -12 1 - -

Product Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 November 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.

1 627 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
2 589 (45.73%) Product Management
3 389 (30.20%) Marketing
4 298 (23.14%) User Experience
5 290 (22.52%) Finance
6 247 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
7 203 (15.76%) User Stories
8 179 (13.90%) Scrum
9 177 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
10 158 (12.27%) Analytics
11 138 (10.71%) Retail
11 138 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
12 134 (10.40%) E-Commerce
13 130 (10.09%) Degree
14 126 (9.78%) Project Management
15 120 (9.32%) SaaS
16 113 (8.77%) B2B
17 95 (7.38%) Product Marketing
17 95 (7.38%) Fintech
18 90 (6.99%) JIRA
19 85 (6.60%) Mobile App
20 84 (6.52%) Wireframes
21 82 (6.37%) Acceptance Criteria
22 80 (6.21%) Telecoms
23 79 (6.13%) Decision-Making
24 76 (5.90%) B2C
25 64 (4.97%) Banking
25 64 (4.97%) Android
26 62 (4.81%) Advertising
27 61 (4.74%) Market Research

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 30 (2.33%) CMS
2 17 (1.32%) Confluence
3 11 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (0.54%) WordPress
5 3 (0.23%) Apache Spark
5 3 (0.23%) Marvel
6 2 (0.16%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 2 (0.16%) SAS
6 2 (0.16%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.078%) IIS
7 1 (0.078%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.078%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.078%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.078%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.078%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.078%) WebSphere
Applications
1 45 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 27 (2.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 19 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.39%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.31%) InVision
5 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.078%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.078%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.62%) Postilion
3 5 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (0.31%) BASE24
5 3 (0.23%) SAP Business One
6 2 (0.16%) Magento
7 1 (0.078%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.078%) Exstream
7 1 (0.078%) SessionCam
7 1 (0.078%) Shopify
7 1 (0.078%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 120 (9.32%) SaaS
2 31 (2.41%) Google Analytics
3 27 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
4 18 (1.40%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (0.70%) PaaS
6 8 (0.62%) Office 365
7 6 (0.47%) Adobe Analytics
7 6 (0.47%) IaaS
8 5 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.23%) Slack
9 3 (0.23%) Trello
10 2 (0.16%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.078%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.078%) Asana
11 1 (0.078%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.078%) Google Play
11 1 (0.078%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.078%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.078%) Responsys
11 1 (0.078%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 48 (3.73%) Internet
2 21 (1.63%) Ethernet
3 14 (1.09%) WAN
4 11 (0.85%) Wireless
5 10 (0.78%) Broadband
5 10 (0.78%) LAN
6 9 (0.70%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (0.62%) VoIP
7 8 (0.62%) WPA
8 7 (0.54%) Network Security
9 6 (0.47%) Unified Communications
10 5 (0.39%) 5G
10 5 (0.39%) NFC
10 5 (0.39%) SMS
11 4 (0.31%) MPLS
12 3 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (0.23%) PBX
12 3 (0.23%) SNMP
13 2 (0.16%) Bluetooth
13 2 (0.16%) VSAT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (3.03%) Big Data
2 35 (2.72%) Blockchain
3 12 (0.93%) Relational Database
4 8 (0.62%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (0.62%) Power BI
5 7 (0.54%) SQL Server
6 6 (0.47%) EDRMS
7 5 (0.39%) MySQL
8 3 (0.23%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.23%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.16%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (0.16%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.16%) Data Lake
9 2 (0.16%) Mixpanel
9 2 (0.16%) Presto
10 1 (0.078%) Electronic Patient Records
10 1 (0.078%) Geospatial Data
10 1 (0.078%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.078%) Pentaho
10 1 (0.078%) PowerPivot
Development Applications
1 90 (6.99%) JIRA
2 5 (0.39%) VersionOne
3 3 (0.23%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.16%) Grunt
4 2 (0.16%) Hudson
4 2 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.16%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.16%) YouTrack
5 1 (0.078%) Ant
5 1 (0.078%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.078%) Gradle
5 1 (0.078%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.078%) Maven
5 1 (0.078%) Moq
General
1 389 (30.20%) Marketing
2 290 (22.52%) Finance
3 138 (10.71%) Retail
4 80 (6.21%) Telecoms
5 64 (4.97%) Banking
6 62 (4.81%) Advertising
7 54 (4.19%) Games
8 47 (3.65%) Legal
9 30 (2.33%) Manufacturing
10 17 (1.32%) Automotive
10 17 (1.32%) Electronics
10 17 (1.32%) Law
11 15 (1.16%) German Language
12 14 (1.09%) Publishing
13 13 (1.01%) Italian Language
14 11 (0.85%) Billing
14 11 (0.85%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.85%) Spanish Language
15 10 (0.78%) French Language
16 9 (0.70%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (1.71%) HTML
2 17 (1.32%) HTML5
3 13 (1.01%) Web Services
4 11 (0.85%) CSS
5 9 (0.70%) Velocity
6 8 (0.62%) Lucene
6 8 (0.62%) React
7 7 (0.54%) .NET
7 7 (0.54%) AngularJS
8 6 (0.47%) FIX Protocol
9 5 (0.39%) RESTful
10 4 (0.31%) .NET Framework
11 3 (0.23%) Natural Language Processing
11 3 (0.23%) XML
12 2 (0.16%) J2EE
12 2 (0.16%) Node.js
13 1 (0.078%) CSS3
13 1 (0.078%) Gherkin
13 1 (0.078%) Kafka
13 1 (0.078%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 298 (23.14%) User Experience
2 247 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
3 95 (7.38%) Fintech
4 85 (6.60%) Mobile App
5 35 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
6 33 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
7 30 (2.33%) Computer Science
8 29 (2.25%) Virtual Team
9 23 (1.79%) Mobile Games
10 21 (1.63%) Social Media
11 20 (1.55%) Social Gaming
12 13 (1.01%) NHS
13 12 (0.93%) Equities
13 12 (0.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 11 (0.85%) Fixed Income
14 11 (0.85%) Public Cloud
15 10 (0.78%) Digital Media
15 10 (0.78%) Management Information System
15 10 (0.78%) Minimum Viable Product
16 9 (0.70%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 64 (4.97%) Android
2 52 (4.04%) Apple iOS
3 16 (1.24%) Linux
4 10 (0.78%) Windows
5 4 (0.31%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.23%) Unix
7 1 (0.078%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.078%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.078%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.078%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 627 (48.68%) Agile Software Development
2 589 (45.73%) Product Management
3 203 (15.76%) User Stories
4 179 (13.90%) Scrum
5 177 (13.74%) Stakeholder Management
6 158 (12.27%) Analytics
7 138 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
8 134 (10.40%) E-Commerce
9 126 (9.78%) Project Management
10 113 (8.77%) B2B
11 95 (7.38%) Product Marketing
12 84 (6.52%) Wireframes
13 82 (6.37%) Acceptance Criteria
14 79 (6.13%) Decision-Making
15 76 (5.90%) B2C
16 61 (4.74%) Market Research
17 55 (4.27%) A/B Testing
17 55 (4.27%) Collaborative Working
17 55 (4.27%) Customer Requirements
18 54 (4.19%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 35 (2.72%) SQL
2 20 (1.55%) JavaScript
3 17 (1.32%) C
4 14 (1.09%) Java
5 7 (0.54%) Python
6 6 (0.47%) C++
7 4 (0.31%) C#
7 4 (0.31%) Scala
8 3 (0.23%) R
9 2 (0.16%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.16%) VBA
10 1 (0.078%) PHP
10 1 (0.078%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 130 (10.09%) Degree
2 18 (1.40%) MBA
3 12 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (0.85%) Master's Degree
5 8 (0.62%) Security Cleared
6 7 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (0.39%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.31%) PhD
9 3 (0.23%) CISSP
9 3 (0.23%) SANS
10 2 (0.16%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.16%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.16%) Six Sigma Green Belt
11 1 (0.078%) APMG
11 1 (0.078%) DV Cleared
11 1 (0.078%) Numerate Degree
11 1 (0.078%) PMP
11 1 (0.078%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (3.80%) QA
2 12 (0.93%) PSD2
3 8 (0.62%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.39%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.39%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.23%) GDPR
6 3 (0.23%) ISO 20022
6 3 (0.23%) SEPA
7 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.16%) SLA
8 1 (0.078%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.078%) PMO
System Software
1 17 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.39%) Firmware
2 5 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.078%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (0.078%) Puppet
Vendors
1 56 (4.35%) Google
2 36 (2.80%) Microsoft
3 27 (2.10%) Facebook
4 18 (1.40%) Salesforce.com
5 14 (1.09%) SAP
6 13 (1.01%) Splunk
7 9 (0.70%) Cisco
7 9 (0.70%) Oracle
8 7 (0.54%) Adobe
8 7 (0.54%) MicroStrategy
8 7 (0.54%) Optimizely
8 7 (0.54%) VMware
9 5 (0.39%) CA Agile Central
9 5 (0.39%) Omniture
9 5 (0.39%) Tableau
10 4 (0.31%) Aerohive Networks
10 4 (0.31%) Fortinet
10 4 (0.31%) Palo Alto
10 4 (0.31%) Progress
10 4 (0.31%) Tealeaf