Period
to 21 January 2020

The median annual salary for a Product Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 January 2020.

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
21 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 400 397 434
Rank change year-on-year -3 +37 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 932 1,139 1,192
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.76% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.79% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 768 905 898
UK median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £39,750 £42,500 £41,250
90th Percentile £91,625 £87,500 £84,050
UK excluding London median annual salary £58,750 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +6.82% - -

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 120,666 144,636 165,436
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.57% 95.92% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 96,571 115,645 134,488
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 21 January 2020.

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 21 January 2020. 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 +22 884 £65,000 +8.33% 62
London +19 570 £67,500 +3.85% 34
UK excluding London -10 341 £58,750 +6.82% 29
South East +27 143 £62,500 +4.17% 10
North of England +54 95 £53,053 -9.70% 8
Yorkshire +57 51 £48,750 -18.75% 3
Midlands +22 35 £52,500 -12.50% 4
North West +6 31 £53,053 -3.54% 4
West Midlands +13 27 £52,500 -12.50%
Scotland +29 23 £62,500 +31.58%
East of England -14 22 £67,500 +22.73% 3
South West +5 18 £45,000 -25.00% 3
North East +18 13 £59,027 +63.96% 1
East Midlands +14 5 £52,500 -22.22% 3
Wales -18 4 £31,250 -26.47% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £47,500 -

Product Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 2020, 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.

1 480 (51.50%) Agile Software Development
2 380 (40.77%) Product Management
3 246 (26.39%) Product Roadmap
4 242 (25.97%) Finance
5 223 (23.93%) Marketing
6 214 (22.96%) User Experience
7 147 (15.77%) Analytical Skills
8 138 (14.81%) Analytics
9 127 (13.63%) User Stories
10 126 (13.52%) Project Management
11 121 (12.98%) Degree
11 121 (12.98%) Scrum
12 118 (12.66%) SaaS
13 105 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
13 105 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
14 100 (10.73%) Fintech
15 93 (9.98%) B2B
16 71 (7.62%) E-Commerce
17 69 (7.40%) Mobile App
18 68 (7.30%) Banking
19 67 (7.19%) B2C
19 67 (7.19%) Product Marketing
20 56 (6.01%) Retail
21 50 (5.36%) Computer Science
22 49 (5.26%) Artificial Intelligence
23 48 (5.15%) Azure
24 46 (4.94%) Collaborative Working
25 45 (4.83%) Decision-Making
25 45 (4.83%) Market Research
26 44 (4.72%) JIRA

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 18 (1.93%) CMS
2 15 (1.61%) Skype for Business
3 14 (1.50%) Confluence
4 9 (0.97%) Drupal
4 9 (0.97%) Joomla!
4 9 (0.97%) TYPO3
4 9 (0.97%) WordPress
5 4 (0.43%) Liferay
6 2 (0.21%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.21%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 11 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (1.07%) Chatbot
3 8 (0.86%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (0.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.21%) Sketch
6 1 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (1.82%) Front Arena
1 17 (1.82%) thinkFolio
2 9 (0.97%) Magento
3 5 (0.54%) Distributed Ledger
4 4 (0.43%) R3 Corda
4 4 (0.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (0.32%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.21%) MetaTrader
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 118 (12.66%) SaaS
2 48 (5.15%) Azure
3 27 (2.90%) Office 365
4 23 (2.47%) AWS
4 23 (2.47%) Google Analytics
5 12 (1.29%) FinancialForce
5 12 (1.29%) Force.com
6 10 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.86%) GCP
7 8 (0.86%) Power Platform
8 6 (0.64%) PaaS
9 5 (0.54%) IaaS
10 4 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
10 4 (0.43%) WeChat
11 3 (0.32%) Trello
12 2 (0.21%) GitHub
13 1 (0.11%) Adobe Analytics
13 1 (0.11%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
13 1 (0.11%) Serverless
13 1 (0.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.82%) Intranet
2 15 (1.61%) Broadband
2 15 (1.61%) Skype
3 8 (0.86%) Internet
3 8 (0.86%) SMS
4 7 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.75%) WAN
5 6 (0.64%) 3G
5 6 (0.64%) 4G
6 5 (0.54%) Unified Communications
6 5 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.43%) 5G
7 4 (0.43%) LTE
7 4 (0.43%) Network Security
7 4 (0.43%) Wireless
8 3 (0.32%) 2G
8 3 (0.32%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.32%) MVNO
8 3 (0.32%) Radio Access Network
9 2 (0.21%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (1.93%) Blockchain
2 8 (0.86%) Big Data
2 8 (0.86%) Power BI
3 4 (0.43%) Geospatial Data
4 3 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.32%) Looker
4 3 (0.32%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.21%) Electronic Patient Records
5 2 (0.21%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.11%) GIS
6 1 (0.11%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.11%) Mixpanel
6 1 (0.11%) MySQL
6 1 (0.11%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.11%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.11%) Spotfire
6 1 (0.11%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 44 (4.72%) JIRA
2 3 (0.32%) Axure RP
3 2 (0.21%) Balsamiq
4 1 (0.11%) Codeception
4 1 (0.11%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.11%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 242 (25.97%) Finance
2 223 (23.93%) Marketing
3 68 (7.30%) Banking
4 56 (6.01%) Retail
5 37 (3.97%) Telecoms
6 29 (3.11%) Legal
7 23 (2.47%) Advertising
8 20 (2.15%) Billing
9 17 (1.82%) Electronics
9 17 (1.82%) Games
10 15 (1.61%) Public Sector
11 13 (1.39%) Automotive
12 10 (1.07%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.97%) Back Office
14 8 (0.86%) Retail Banking
15 7 (0.75%) Law
15 7 (0.75%) Local Government
16 4 (0.43%) Financial Institution
16 4 (0.43%) Front Office
17 3 (0.32%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.29%) HTML
2 9 (0.97%) CSS
2 9 (0.97%) REST
2 9 (0.97%) RESTful
3 8 (0.86%) Web Services
4 4 (0.43%) Node.js
4 4 (0.43%) Velocity
4 4 (0.43%) WebRTC
5 3 (0.32%) JSON
5 3 (0.32%) Natural Language Processing
6 2 (0.21%) Android SDK
6 2 (0.21%) React
6 2 (0.21%) XML
7 1 (0.11%) AngularJS
7 1 (0.11%) COM
7 1 (0.11%) HTML5
7 1 (0.11%) jQuery
7 1 (0.11%) Laravel
7 1 (0.11%) Sass
7 1 (0.11%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 214 (22.96%) User Experience
2 147 (15.77%) Analytical Skills
3 69 (7.40%) Mobile App
4 28 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 25 (2.68%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (2.36%) Hedge funds
7 19 (2.04%) Derivative
7 19 (2.04%) OTC Derivatives
8 18 (1.93%) Equities
9 17 (1.82%) Exotic Derivative
9 17 (1.82%) Fixed Income
9 17 (1.82%) Self-Motivation
10 12 (1.29%) Management Information System
11 11 (1.18%) Analytical Mindset
11 11 (1.18%) Greenfield Project
12 10 (1.07%) Public Cloud
13 7 (0.75%) Hybrid Cloud
13 7 (0.75%) Video on Demand
14 6 (0.64%) Data Structures
14 6 (0.64%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 30 (3.22%) Android
2 28 (3.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.32%) Windows
4 2 (0.21%) Linux
4 2 (0.21%) Unix
5 1 (0.11%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 480 (51.50%) Agile Software Development
2 380 (40.77%) Product Management
3 246 (26.39%) Product Roadmap
4 138 (14.81%) Analytics
5 127 (13.63%) User Stories
6 126 (13.52%) Project Management
7 121 (12.98%) Scrum
8 105 (11.27%) Problem-Solving
8 105 (11.27%) Stakeholder Management
9 100 (10.73%) Fintech
10 93 (9.98%) B2B
11 71 (7.62%) E-Commerce
12 67 (7.19%) B2C
12 67 (7.19%) Product Marketing
13 50 (5.36%) Computer Science
14 49 (5.26%) Artificial Intelligence
15 46 (4.94%) Collaborative Working
16 45 (4.83%) Decision-Making
16 45 (4.83%) Market Research
17 43 (4.61%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (3.00%) SQL
2 15 (1.61%) JavaScript
3 12 (1.29%) Java
4 9 (0.97%) Python
5 7 (0.75%) PHP
6 4 (0.43%) C
7 2 (0.21%) C#
7 2 (0.21%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.11%) C++
8 1 (0.11%) R
8 1 (0.11%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 121 (12.98%) Degree
2 19 (2.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (1.18%) Master's Degree
4 10 (1.07%) PMI Certification
4 10 (1.07%) Security Cleared
5 8 (0.86%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (0.86%) PMP
6 7 (0.75%) CCNA
6 7 (0.75%) CIPD
7 6 (0.64%) MBA
7 6 (0.64%) Numerate Degree
8 5 (0.54%) ISEB
9 4 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (0.43%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.21%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.21%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (3.86%) QA
2 10 (1.07%) GDPR
3 8 (0.86%) PSD2
4 7 (0.75%) PMO
5 6 (0.64%) SLA
6 5 (0.54%) FATCA
6 5 (0.54%) ISO 20022
7 4 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.43%) MiFID
8 3 (0.32%) Actionable Recommendations
8 3 (0.32%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.32%) RMADS
9 1 (0.11%) EMIR
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 1 (0.11%) vCloud
1 1 (0.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.11%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (0.32%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (0.11%) Ansible
2 1 (0.11%) Kibana
2 1 (0.11%) logstash
2 1 (0.11%) MOM
2 1 (0.11%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 35 (3.76%) Microsoft
2 26 (2.79%) Google
2 26 (2.79%) Salesforce.com
3 17 (1.82%) Calypso
3 17 (1.82%) Charles River
3 17 (1.82%) Eze Software Group
3 17 (1.82%) Fidessa
3 17 (1.82%) Murex
3 17 (1.82%) SimCorp
4 12 (1.29%) Advent
4 12 (1.29%) Tableau
5 5 (0.54%) App Annie
5 5 (0.54%) SAP
5 5 (0.54%) Sitecore
6 4 (0.43%) Adobe
7 3 (0.32%) Citrix
7 3 (0.32%) Databricks
7 3 (0.32%) Facebook
7 3 (0.32%) Siebel
7 3 (0.32%) Temenos