Period
to 29 October 2020

The median annual salary for a Product Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 29 October 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
29 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 283 407 397
Rank change year-on-year +124 -10 +58
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 551 1,008 1,301
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.11% 0.73% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 0.77% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 582 864 990
Median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £87,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £59,254 £57,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year +3.05% - +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 47,265 131,763 157,991
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.02% 95.66% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 39,109 105,399 127,161
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +3.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 29 October 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 29 October 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 +126 517 £65,000 +4.00% 40
London +90 302 £70,000 +7.69% 23
UK excluding London +151 217 £59,254 +3.05% 17
Work from Home +59 85 £65,000 +4.00% 9
North of England +154 72 £55,000 -8.33% 4
South East +104 56 £57,500 - 2
North West +140 46 £52,500 -4.55% 2
East of England +146 35 £66,250 -8.62% 1
Midlands +127 26 £60,000 +20.00% 5
West Midlands +114 24 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Yorkshire +105 21 £75,000 +25.00% 1
South West +102 13 £52,500 - 4
Scotland +63 11 £50,000 -9.09% 1
North East +27 5 £55,000 -15.38% 1
Wales +48 3 £47,500 +25.83%
East Midlands +80 2 £60,000 +17.07% 2
Northern Ireland - 1 £70,000 -

Product Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 October 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.

1 313 (56.81%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (35.93%) Product Management
3 151 (27.40%) Finance
4 148 (26.86%) Product Roadmap
5 120 (21.78%) Marketing
6 103 (18.69%) User Experience
7 94 (17.06%) Scrum
8 91 (16.52%) Product Backlog
9 69 (12.52%) SaaS
10 65 (11.80%) Fintech
11 57 (10.34%) Backlog Management
12 56 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
13 55 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
14 54 (9.80%) Microsoft
15 52 (9.44%) B2B
15 52 (9.44%) Analytics
15 52 (9.44%) User Stories
16 48 (8.71%) Project Management
17 45 (8.17%) Strategic Roadmap
17 45 (8.17%) Acceptance Criteria
18 43 (7.80%) Degree
18 43 (7.80%) Azure
19 37 (6.72%) Business Case
20 36 (6.53%) Product Marketing
21 35 (6.35%) Banking
22 34 (6.17%) Data Science
23 33 (5.99%) JIRA
24 31 (5.63%) QA
24 31 (5.63%) B2C
24 31 (5.63%) Mobile App

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 21 (3.81%) Confluence
2 16 (2.90%) CMS
3 4 (0.73%) SharePoint
3 4 (0.73%) Skype for Business
4 2 (0.36%) Apache
4 2 (0.36%) Jupyter
4 2 (0.36%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (3.09%) Chatbot
2 12 (2.18%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.36%) Figma
6 1 (0.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) Sketch
6 1 (0.18%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 6 (1.09%) IntelliMatch
2 3 (0.54%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.18%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.18%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 69 (12.52%) SaaS
2 43 (7.80%) Azure
3 16 (2.90%) AWS
4 15 (2.72%) Trello
5 14 (2.54%) Office 365
6 11 (2.00%) IaaS
7 10 (1.81%) PaaS
8 8 (1.45%) GCP
9 7 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (0.73%) Google Analytics
11 3 (0.54%) Power Platform
12 2 (0.36%) BPaaS
12 2 (0.36%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.27%) PBX
2 4 (0.73%) MVNO
2 4 (0.73%) Skype
2 4 (0.73%) Unified Communications
3 3 (0.54%) Broadband
3 3 (0.54%) Intranet
3 3 (0.54%) VoIP
4 2 (0.36%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.36%) Internet
4 2 (0.36%) Wireless
5 1 (0.18%) 2G
5 1 (0.18%) 3G
5 1 (0.18%) 4G
5 1 (0.18%) 5G
5 1 (0.18%) Firewall
5 1 (0.18%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.18%) WAN
5 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.72%) Big Data
2 5 (0.91%) Tableau
3 4 (0.73%) Relational Database
3 4 (0.73%) Star Schema
4 3 (0.54%) Blockchain
4 3 (0.54%) Power BI
5 2 (0.36%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.36%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.36%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.18%) Looker
6 1 (0.18%) Snowflake Schema
6 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 33 (5.99%) JIRA
2 6 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.54%) SonarQube
4 2 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.18%) JIRA Agile
General
1 151 (27.40%) Finance
2 120 (21.78%) Marketing
3 35 (6.35%) Banking
4 30 (5.44%) Telecoms
5 18 (3.27%) Games
6 15 (2.72%) Retail
7 11 (2.00%) Public Sector
8 9 (1.63%) Local Government
9 8 (1.45%) Automotive
9 8 (1.45%) Back Office
10 7 (1.27%) Advertising
10 7 (1.27%) Electronics
10 7 (1.27%) Law
10 7 (1.27%) Manufacturing
11 6 (1.09%) French Language
11 6 (1.09%) German Language
11 6 (1.09%) Spanish Language
12 4 (0.73%) Dutch Language
12 4 (0.73%) Polish Language
13 3 (0.54%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.36%) .NET
2 11 (2.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (0.73%) HTML
3 4 (0.73%) REST
3 4 (0.73%) Velocity
3 4 (0.73%) Web Services
4 3 (0.54%) HTML5
5 2 (0.36%) JSON
5 2 (0.36%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (0.36%) SOAP
6 1 (0.18%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.18%) CSS
6 1 (0.18%) D3.js
6 1 (0.18%) Node.js
6 1 (0.18%) React
Miscellaneous
1 103 (18.69%) User Experience
2 55 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (5.63%) Mobile App
4 30 (5.44%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (2.72%) Derivative
6 12 (2.18%) Fixed Income
7 8 (1.45%) Cybercrime
8 7 (1.27%) Mobile Games
9 6 (1.09%) Equities
10 5 (0.91%) Algorithms
10 5 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 5 (0.91%) Reinsurance
10 5 (0.91%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (0.91%) Virtual Team
11 4 (0.73%) Blog
11 4 (0.73%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (0.73%) Social Media
11 4 (0.73%) Taxonomies
12 3 (0.54%) Data Centre
12 3 (0.54%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (2.36%) Windows
2 10 (1.81%) Android
3 8 (1.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.18%) Android TV
4 1 (0.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 313 (56.81%) Agile Software Development
2 198 (35.93%) Product Management
3 148 (26.86%) Product Roadmap
4 94 (17.06%) Scrum
5 91 (16.52%) Product Backlog
6 65 (11.80%) Fintech
7 57 (10.34%) Backlog Management
8 56 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
9 52 (9.44%) Analytics
9 52 (9.44%) B2B
9 52 (9.44%) User Stories
10 48 (8.71%) Project Management
11 45 (8.17%) Acceptance Criteria
11 45 (8.17%) Strategic Roadmap
12 37 (6.72%) Business Case
13 36 (6.53%) Product Marketing
14 34 (6.17%) Data Science
15 31 (5.63%) B2C
16 30 (5.44%) Line Management
16 30 (5.44%) Market Research
Programming Languages
1 23 (4.17%) SQL
2 10 (1.81%) C#
2 10 (1.81%) Java
3 8 (1.45%) Python
4 6 (1.09%) C
5 5 (0.91%) Delphi
6 2 (0.36%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.18%) BrightScript
Qualifications
1 43 (7.80%) Degree
2 7 (1.27%) Master's Degree
2 7 (1.27%) PhD
3 5 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.54%) CSPO
4 3 (0.54%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.54%) PMP
5 2 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.18%) APMG
6 1 (0.18%) CCNA
6 1 (0.18%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.18%) MBA
6 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.18%) SAFe Agilist
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.63%) QA
2 8 (1.45%) SLA
3 4 (0.73%) GDPR
4 3 (0.54%) EMIR
4 3 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.36%) MiFID
6 1 (0.18%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.18%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (0.91%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.36%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.36%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.36%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.36%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 54 (9.80%) Microsoft
2 13 (2.36%) Wrike
3 10 (1.81%) Citrix
4 9 (1.63%) Google
5 6 (1.09%) Atlassian
5 6 (1.09%) SAP
6 5 (0.91%) VMware
7 4 (0.73%) Liquidlogic
7 4 (0.73%) Polycom
8 3 (0.54%) Avaya
9 2 (0.36%) BT
9 2 (0.36%) Capita
9 2 (0.36%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.18%) Facebook
10 1 (0.18%) iManage
10 1 (0.18%) Progress
10 1 (0.18%) Samsung
10 1 (0.18%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.18%) Wallstreet Suite
10 1 (0.18%) Workday