Period
to 1 April 2020

The median annual salary for a Product Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 1 April 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 365 381 438
Rank change year-on-year +16 +57 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 955 1,214 1,209
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.81% 0.82% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.85% 0.86% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 812 1,086 1,001
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £39,750 £42,500 £39,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +4.55% +5.13%

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 112,148 141,982 169,929
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.40% 95.97% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 89,900 113,372 139,493
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

Product Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Product Manager in the UK

Product Manager
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Product Manager.

Salary trend for Product Manager in the UK

Product Manager
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Product Manager over the 6 months to 1 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Product Manager in the UK

Product Manager
Top 17 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 1 April 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 +20 909 £65,000 +8.33% 50
London +39 616 £70,000 +7.69% 29
UK excluding London -22 322 £57,500 - 24
South East +16 122 £65,000 +13.04% 10
North of England +53 77 £51,250 -14.58% 5
Work from Home -2 56 £65,000 +8.33% 7
Yorkshire +47 39 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Midlands +49 38 £45,000 -25.00% 3
West Midlands +27 31 £48,750 -15.22% 3
East of England -14 30 £67,500 +18.42% 3
North West +13 27 £53,053 -4.62% 4
Scotland +35 23 £60,000 +26.32% 1
South West +14 21 £51,750 -12.29%
North East +17 11 £53,053 +47.37%
Wales -10 10 £45,000 -3.74% 2
East Midlands +37 6 £29,000 -65.88%
Northern Ireland +17 1 £47,500 -5.00%

Product Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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.

1 511 (53.51%) Agile Software Development
2 388 (40.63%) Product Management
3 281 (29.42%) Product Roadmap
4 250 (26.18%) Finance
5 235 (24.61%) User Experience
6 213 (22.30%) Marketing
7 171 (17.91%) Scrum
8 168 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
9 130 (13.61%) User Stories
10 127 (13.30%) Problem-Solving
11 123 (12.88%) Analytics
12 119 (12.46%) Degree
13 117 (12.25%) Fintech
14 111 (11.62%) SaaS
15 107 (11.20%) Project Management
16 95 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
17 82 (8.59%) B2C
18 81 (8.48%) B2B
19 73 (7.64%) Mobile App
20 72 (7.54%) E-Commerce
21 67 (7.02%) Decision-Making
22 63 (6.60%) Microsoft
23 61 (6.39%) A/B Testing
24 59 (6.18%) Market Research
24 59 (6.18%) Product Marketing
25 57 (5.97%) Legal
26 56 (5.86%) Banking
27 55 (5.76%) Strategic Roadmap
28 51 (5.34%) Collaborative Working
28 51 (5.34%) Azure

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 (1.99%) Confluence
2 16 (1.68%) CMS
3 15 (1.57%) Skype for Business
4 10 (1.05%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.31%) Drupal
5 3 (0.31%) Joomla!
5 3 (0.31%) TYPO3
5 3 (0.31%) WordPress
6 2 (0.21%) Jupyter
6 2 (0.21%) Liferay
7 1 (0.10%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.10%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 25 (2.62%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (1.05%) Chatbot
4 8 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (0.52%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.10%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 19 (1.99%) Front Arena
1 19 (1.99%) thinkFolio
2 4 (0.42%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.31%) Magento
3 3 (0.31%) R3 Corda
3 3 (0.31%) Temenos T24
4 2 (0.21%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.21%) MetaTrader
4 2 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.10%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 111 (11.62%) SaaS
2 51 (5.34%) Azure
3 32 (3.35%) Office 365
4 28 (2.93%) AWS
5 23 (2.41%) Cloud Computing
6 11 (1.15%) Google Analytics
6 11 (1.15%) PaaS
7 7 (0.73%) IaaS
7 7 (0.73%) WeChat
8 6 (0.63%) FinancialForce
8 6 (0.63%) Force.com
9 5 (0.52%) Power Platform
9 5 (0.52%) Serverless
10 4 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
10 4 (0.42%) Azure Functions
10 4 (0.42%) Boomi
10 4 (0.42%) Dropbox
10 4 (0.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 4 (0.42%) ServiceMax
10 4 (0.42%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.51%) Internet
2 16 (1.68%) Intranet
3 15 (1.57%) Skype
4 11 (1.15%) SMS
5 10 (1.05%) Broadband
6 7 (0.73%) TCP/IP
7 6 (0.63%) WAN
7 6 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.42%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.42%) VPN
8 4 (0.42%) Wireless
9 3 (0.31%) 2G
9 3 (0.31%) 3G
9 3 (0.31%) 4G
9 3 (0.31%) DSL
9 3 (0.31%) GSM
9 3 (0.31%) ISDN
9 3 (0.31%) MVNO
9 3 (0.31%) PBX
9 3 (0.31%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
2 14 (1.47%) Blockchain
3 7 (0.73%) Big Data
3 7 (0.73%) SQL Server
4 5 (0.52%) Power BI
5 4 (0.42%) Redis
5 4 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (0.31%) Looker
7 2 (0.21%) Electronic Patient Records
7 2 (0.21%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.10%) EDRMS
8 1 (0.10%) GIS
8 1 (0.10%) Mixpanel
8 1 (0.10%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 48 (5.03%) JIRA
2 11 (1.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.10%) Balsamiq
General
1 250 (26.18%) Finance
2 213 (22.30%) Marketing
3 57 (5.97%) Legal
4 56 (5.86%) Banking
5 50 (5.24%) Retail
6 36 (3.77%) Games
7 20 (2.09%) Telecoms
8 19 (1.99%) Advertising
9 18 (1.88%) Law
10 16 (1.68%) Billing
11 15 (1.57%) Automotive
12 12 (1.26%) Electronics
13 10 (1.05%) Public Sector
14 7 (0.73%) Front Office
15 5 (0.52%) Local Government
16 4 (0.42%) Back Office
16 4 (0.42%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.31%) Publishing
18 2 (0.21%) Financial Institution
18 2 (0.21%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (2.09%) HTML
2 17 (1.78%) CSS
3 14 (1.47%) Web Services
4 7 (0.73%) RESTful
5 5 (0.52%) .NET
5 5 (0.52%) REST
6 4 (0.42%) HTML5
6 4 (0.42%) Kafka
6 4 (0.42%) Natural Language Processing
6 4 (0.42%) OAuth
6 4 (0.42%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (0.42%) WebRTC
7 3 (0.31%) JSON
8 2 (0.21%) Android SDK
8 2 (0.21%) AngularJS
8 2 (0.21%) Entity Framework
8 2 (0.21%) Node.js
8 2 (0.21%) React
8 2 (0.21%) XML
9 1 (0.10%) Grails
Miscellaneous
1 235 (24.61%) User Experience
2 168 (17.59%) Analytical Skills
3 73 (7.64%) Mobile App
4 40 (4.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 22 (2.30%) Analytical Mindset
5 22 (2.30%) Hedge funds
6 21 (2.20%) Fixed Income
7 20 (2.09%) Derivative
7 20 (2.09%) Equities
7 20 (2.09%) OTC Derivatives
8 19 (1.99%) Exotic Derivative
9 17 (1.78%) Video on Demand
9 17 (1.78%) Video\Live Streaming
10 14 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (1.36%) Self-Motivation
12 10 (1.05%) Online Games
13 9 (0.94%) Greenfield Project
14 7 (0.73%) Driving Licence
15 6 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
16 5 (0.52%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 39 (4.08%) Android
2 38 (3.98%) Apple iOS
3 5 (0.52%) Windows
4 2 (0.21%) Unix
5 1 (0.10%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 511 (53.51%) Agile Software Development
2 388 (40.63%) Product Management
3 281 (29.42%) Product Roadmap
4 171 (17.91%) Scrum
5 130 (13.61%) User Stories
6 127 (13.30%) Problem-Solving
7 123 (12.88%) Analytics
8 117 (12.25%) Fintech
9 107 (11.20%) Project Management
10 95 (9.95%) Stakeholder Management
11 82 (8.59%) B2C
12 81 (8.48%) B2B
13 72 (7.54%) E-Commerce
14 67 (7.02%) Decision-Making
15 61 (6.39%) A/B Testing
16 59 (6.18%) Market Research
16 59 (6.18%) Product Marketing
17 55 (5.76%) Strategic Roadmap
18 51 (5.34%) Collaborative Working
19 48 (5.03%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 36 (3.77%) SQL
2 14 (1.47%) C
3 13 (1.36%) JavaScript
3 13 (1.36%) Python
4 11 (1.15%) Java
5 8 (0.84%) C#
6 6 (0.63%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.42%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.31%) PHP
9 2 (0.21%) C++
9 2 (0.21%) R
9 2 (0.21%) Scala
9 2 (0.21%) VB
10 1 (0.10%) Ruby
10 1 (0.10%) VBA
Qualifications
1 119 (12.46%) Degree
2 29 (3.04%) Master's Degree
3 17 (1.78%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (1.05%) CIPD
5 9 (0.94%) ISEB
6 8 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.73%) CCNA
8 6 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (0.63%) Security Cleared
9 5 (0.52%) MBA
10 4 (0.42%) PMI Certification
10 4 (0.42%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.31%) CSPO
12 2 (0.21%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.21%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 2 (0.21%) PMP
13 1 (0.10%) CCNP
13 1 (0.10%) CISSP
13 1 (0.10%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.04%) QA
2 11 (1.15%) Actionable Recommendations
3 10 (1.05%) GDPR
4 8 (0.84%) PMO
4 8 (0.84%) PSD2
4 8 (0.84%) SLA
5 5 (0.52%) FATCA
5 5 (0.52%) ISO 20022
6 3 (0.31%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
6 3 (0.31%) MiFID
7 2 (0.21%) HIPAA
8 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 1 (0.10%) UCITS
System Software
1 4 (0.42%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.10%) vCloud
3 1 (0.10%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.21%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.21%) SCCM
2 1 (0.10%) Ansible
2 1 (0.10%) Kibana
2 1 (0.10%) logstash
2 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.10%) MOM
2 1 (0.10%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.10%) Puppet
Vendors
1 63 (6.60%) Microsoft
2 25 (2.62%) Salesforce.com
3 19 (1.99%) Calypso
3 19 (1.99%) Charles River
3 19 (1.99%) Eze Software Group
3 19 (1.99%) Fidessa
3 19 (1.99%) Murex
3 19 (1.99%) SimCorp
4 17 (1.78%) Google
5 11 (1.15%) Atlassian
6 10 (1.05%) Tableau
7 6 (0.63%) Aderant
7 6 (0.63%) Advent
7 6 (0.63%) iManage
7 6 (0.63%) Intapp
8 5 (0.52%) App Annie
9 4 (0.42%) Adobe
9 4 (0.42%) CrowdStrike
9 4 (0.42%) MuleSoft
9 4 (0.42%) TIBCO