Period
to 14 August 2018

The median annual salary for a Product Manager was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 411 465 452
Rank change year-on-year +54 -13 +107
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 1,255 1,116 1,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.74% 0.63% 0.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 0.66% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 926 898 1,188
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% -4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - -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 163,107 170,225 191,964
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.17% 96.10% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 131,422 137,390 161,434
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 £26,750
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £77,500
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 14 August 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 14 August 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 +59 1,192 £62,500 +8.70% 93
London +16 698 £67,500 +12.50% 48
UK excluding London +68 521 £57,500 +9.52% 49
South East +13 170 £60,000 +9.09% 18
East of England +103 111 £65,000 +23.81% 6
North of England +54 109 £52,500 +10.53% 16
North West +44 91 £51,250 +13.89% 10
Midlands +28 54 £60,000 +20.00% 4
West Midlands +50 53 £60,000 +9.09% 1
South West +6 44 £57,500 -4.17% 1
Wales +21 24 £50,000 +2.56% 3
Yorkshire +27 17 £55,000 +8.91% 6
Scotland -19 9 £67,500 +8.00% 1
East Midlands -13 1 £47,500 +2.15% 3
North East -20 1 - -

Product Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 655 (52.19%) Agile Software Development
2 610 (48.61%) Product Management
3 334 (26.61%) User Experience
4 333 (26.53%) Marketing
5 280 (22.31%) Finance
6 230 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
7 198 (15.78%) User Stories
8 191 (15.22%) Scrum
9 185 (14.74%) Retail
10 178 (14.18%) Stakeholder Management
11 165 (13.15%) E-Commerce
12 153 (12.19%) Analytics
13 142 (11.31%) Problem-Solving
14 110 (8.76%) Project Management
15 106 (8.45%) SaaS
16 99 (7.89%) Degree
16 99 (7.89%) Fintech
17 94 (7.49%) B2B
18 91 (7.25%) Decision-Making
19 89 (7.09%) Telecoms
20 78 (6.22%) B2C
21 77 (6.14%) Wireframes
22 76 (6.06%) Banking
23 75 (5.98%) Product Marketing
24 70 (5.58%) Customer Requirements
25 69 (5.50%) Mobile App
26 64 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
26 64 (5.10%) QA
26 64 (5.10%) CRM
27 60 (4.78%) Collaborative Working

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 16 (1.27%) CMS
1 16 (1.27%) Confluence
2 10 (0.80%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (0.64%) TPMS
4 2 (0.16%) Amazon Alexa
4 2 (0.16%) SAS
5 1 (0.080%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.080%) IIS
5 1 (0.080%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.080%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.080%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.080%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.080%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.080%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.080%) WebLogic
Applications
1 40 (3.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 24 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 13 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.080%) InVision
4 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.080%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.72%) Postilion
3 7 (0.56%) SAP Business One
4 5 (0.40%) BASE24
5 4 (0.32%) IntelliMatch
5 4 (0.32%) Temenos T24
6 2 (0.16%) Magento
6 2 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
6 2 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.080%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.080%) Exstream
7 1 (0.080%) Sage X3
7 1 (0.080%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 106 (8.45%) SaaS
2 33 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (2.15%) IaaS
4 25 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (1.67%) PaaS
6 19 (1.51%) Google Analytics
7 9 (0.72%) Office 365
8 4 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.24%) Trello
10 2 (0.16%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
11 1 (0.080%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.080%) Asana
11 1 (0.080%) Force.com
11 1 (0.080%) GitHub
11 1 (0.080%) iPaaS
11 1 (0.080%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.080%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 41 (3.27%) Internet
2 19 (1.51%) Ethernet
3 15 (1.20%) Unified Communications
4 14 (1.12%) WAN
5 11 (0.88%) Broadband
6 9 (0.72%) Value-Added Service
7 8 (0.64%) WPA
8 7 (0.56%) 5G
8 7 (0.56%) LAN
9 6 (0.48%) NFC
9 6 (0.48%) Wireless
10 5 (0.40%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.32%) VPLS
12 3 (0.24%) MPLS
12 3 (0.24%) Network Security
12 3 (0.24%) SMS
12 3 (0.24%) VoIP
12 3 (0.24%) VPN
13 2 (0.16%) ADSL
13 2 (0.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (4.14%) Big Data
2 30 (2.39%) Blockchain
3 12 (0.96%) Relational Database
4 10 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
4 10 (0.80%) EDRMS
5 7 (0.56%) GIS
6 3 (0.24%) MySQL
6 3 (0.24%) Power BI
6 3 (0.24%) SAP HANA
6 3 (0.24%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.16%) Data Lake
7 2 (0.16%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.080%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.080%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.080%) Electronic Patient Records
8 1 (0.080%) Mixpanel
8 1 (0.080%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.080%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.080%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 53 (4.22%) JIRA
2 2 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (0.16%) Visual Studio
2 2 (0.16%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (0.080%) Ant
3 1 (0.080%) Axure RP
3 1 (0.080%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (0.080%) Gradle
3 1 (0.080%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.080%) Maven
3 1 (0.080%) YouTrack
General
1 333 (26.53%) Marketing
2 280 (22.31%) Finance
3 185 (14.74%) Retail
4 89 (7.09%) Telecoms
5 76 (6.06%) Banking
6 49 (3.90%) Games
7 47 (3.75%) Legal
8 46 (3.67%) Advertising
9 36 (2.87%) Manufacturing
10 19 (1.51%) Law
11 16 (1.27%) Publishing
12 15 (1.20%) Investment Banking
13 14 (1.12%) Financial Institution
14 13 (1.04%) Electronics
15 12 (0.96%) Automotive
16 9 (0.72%) Billing
17 8 (0.64%) Back Office
18 6 (0.48%) Digital Economy
19 5 (0.40%) International Banking
19 5 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (1.51%) HTML
2 16 (1.27%) .NET
3 13 (1.04%) CSS
3 13 (1.04%) HTML5
4 10 (0.80%) React
4 10 (0.80%) Web Services
5 8 (0.64%) Lucene
5 8 (0.64%) RESTful
6 6 (0.48%) AngularJS
7 5 (0.40%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (0.32%) REST
8 4 (0.32%) Velocity
9 3 (0.24%) Natural Language Processing
9 3 (0.24%) SOAP
10 2 (0.16%) FpML
10 2 (0.16%) GWT
10 2 (0.16%) J2EE
10 2 (0.16%) Node.js
11 1 (0.080%) CSS3
11 1 (0.080%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 334 (26.61%) User Experience
2 230 (18.33%) Analytical Skills
3 99 (7.89%) Fintech
4 69 (5.50%) Mobile App
5 32 (2.55%) Minimum Viable Product
6 28 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
7 27 (2.15%) Computer Science
8 24 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (1.91%) Virtual Team
9 23 (1.83%) Equities
9 23 (1.83%) NHS
10 20 (1.59%) Public Cloud
11 17 (1.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 16 (1.27%) Social Media
13 13 (1.04%) Blog
13 13 (1.04%) Digital Media
14 11 (0.88%) Fixed Income
15 10 (0.80%) FMCG
16 9 (0.72%) Derivative
17 8 (0.64%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 43 (3.43%) Android
2 26 (2.07%) Apple iOS
3 16 (1.27%) Linux
4 11 (0.88%) Windows
5 10 (0.80%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.080%) Unix
6 1 (0.080%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.080%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.080%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 655 (52.19%) Agile Software Development
2 610 (48.61%) Product Management
3 198 (15.78%) User Stories
4 191 (15.22%) Scrum
5 178 (14.18%) Stakeholder Management
6 165 (13.15%) E-Commerce
7 153 (12.19%) Analytics
8 142 (11.31%) Problem-Solving
9 110 (8.76%) Project Management
10 94 (7.49%) B2B
11 91 (7.25%) Decision-Making
12 78 (6.22%) B2C
13 77 (6.14%) Wireframes
14 75 (5.98%) Product Marketing
15 70 (5.58%) Customer Requirements
16 64 (5.10%) Continuous Improvement
16 64 (5.10%) CRM
17 60 (4.78%) Collaborative Working
17 60 (4.78%) Market Research
18 55 (4.38%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 28 (2.23%) SQL
2 21 (1.67%) JavaScript
3 20 (1.59%) Java
4 11 (0.88%) Python
5 8 (0.64%) C
6 3 (0.24%) C#
6 3 (0.24%) C++
7 2 (0.16%) PowerShell
7 2 (0.16%) R
7 2 (0.16%) Scala
7 2 (0.16%) VBA
8 1 (0.080%) PHP
8 1 (0.080%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 99 (7.89%) Degree
2 17 (1.35%) MBA
3 11 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (0.56%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.48%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 5 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 5 (0.40%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.32%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.24%) CCIE
8 3 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.24%) CISSP
8 3 (0.24%) SANS
9 1 (0.080%) APMG
9 1 (0.080%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.080%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.080%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.080%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (5.10%) QA
2 9 (0.72%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.48%) PSD2
4 5 (0.40%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.24%) ISO 20022
5 3 (0.24%) SEPA
5 3 (0.24%) SLA
6 2 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.16%) PMO
7 1 (0.080%) EMIR
7 1 (0.080%) GDPR
7 1 (0.080%) MiFID
7 1 (0.080%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (0.56%) Active Directory
1 7 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.48%) Firmware
3 1 (0.080%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (0.16%) Puppet
2 1 (0.080%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.080%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 44 (3.51%) Microsoft
2 30 (2.39%) Google
3 24 (1.91%) Apple
4 18 (1.43%) SAP
5 16 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
6 14 (1.12%) Splunk
7 10 (0.80%) Capita
7 10 (0.80%) VMware
8 6 (0.48%) IBM
9 5 (0.40%) Cisco
9 5 (0.40%) Tealeaf
10 4 (0.32%) Epicor
10 4 (0.32%) HP
10 4 (0.32%) IFS
10 4 (0.32%) JD Edwards
10 4 (0.32%) MicroStrategy
10 4 (0.32%) Sage
10 4 (0.32%) Tableau
10 4 (0.32%) Temenos
10 4 (0.32%) Twitter