Period
to

The median annual salary for a Product Manager was £70,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 16 August 2022.

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
16 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 230 328 318
Rank change year-on-year +98 -10 +76
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 2,893 1,214 634
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.73% 1.05% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 1.16% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1,122 828 561
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £55,000 £51,250 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £62,500 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +12.00% - +4.17%
75th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £100,000 £93,750 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,768
% change year-on-year +13.64% -1.38% +1.40%

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 153,478 105,034 58,942
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.97% 91.12% 94.86%
Number of salaries quoted 83,211 74,036 48,179
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,750 £87,550
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - +5.56%

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 16 August 2022.

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 16 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England +100 2,418 £70,000 +12.00% 87
London +114 1,691 £77,500 +6.90% 36
Work from Home +86 1,399 £70,000 +16.67% 32
UK excluding London +7 773 £62,500 +13.64% 52
South East +52 307 £60,000 +4.35% 14
North of England -36 139 £65,000 +18.18% 9
South West +13 117 £62,500 +13.64% 11
Midlands -3 90 £57,500 +4.55% 7
West Midlands -9 76 £55,762 +0.69% 4
Yorkshire -8 66 £66,250 +26.19% 7
North West -59 60 £65,000 +18.18% 2
East of England -45 55 £71,500 +24.35% 7
Scotland -24 35 £48,750 -11.36% 2
Wales -2 27 £70,000 +27.27% 1
East Midlands -13 14 £60,000 +20.00% 3
North East -8 11 £65,000 +13.04%
Northern Ireland -16 4 £70,000 +16.67% 1

Product Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 August 2022, Product Manager job roles required the following 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 1,766 (61.04%) Product Management
2 1,669 (57.69%) Agile
3 1,274 (44.04%) Product Roadmap
4 1,126 (38.92%) Product Strategy
5 961 (33.22%) Finance
6 908 (31.39%) Social Skills
7 885 (30.59%) Marketing
8 727 (25.13%) User Experience
9 617 (21.33%) Analytics
10 538 (18.60%) SaaS
11 525 (18.15%) Product Vision
12 507 (17.53%) Problem-Solving
13 501 (17.32%) Analytical Skills
14 498 (17.21%) User Stories
15 496 (17.14%) Strategic Roadmap
16 440 (15.21%) B2B
17 408 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
18 401 (13.86%) Data Science
19 398 (13.76%) Scrum
20 393 (13.58%) Retail
21 381 (13.17%) Degree
22 364 (12.58%) Customer Experience
23 343 (11.86%) Project Management
24 325 (11.23%) User Research
25 322 (11.13%) Coaching
26 310 (10.72%) SQL
27 305 (10.54%) Product Backlog
28 294 (10.16%) JIRA
29 276 (9.54%) Inclusion and Diversity
30 272 (9.40%) Decision-Making

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
1 122 (4.22%) Confluence
2 58 (2.00%) CMS
3 12 (0.41%) Apache Solr
4 11 (0.38%) Ethereum
5 10 (0.35%) Apache Airflow
5 10 (0.35%) SharePoint
6 6 (0.21%) Mendix
6 6 (0.21%) Mule
7 5 (0.17%) TPMS
7 5 (0.17%) WebSphere
7 5 (0.17%) WebSphere Application Server
8 3 (0.10%) MetaMask
9 2 (0.069%) WordPress
10 1 (0.035%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.035%) Apache
10 1 (0.035%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 61 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (0.80%) Spreadsheet
3 17 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 8 (0.28%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (0.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.14%) Sketch
8 3 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.069%) Campfire
Business Applications
1 44 (1.52%) Aladdin
2 17 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.59%) R3 Corda
3 13 (0.45%) Payment Gateway
4 11 (0.38%) Distributed Ledger
5 9 (0.31%) Social Studio
6 3 (0.10%) Fidessa
6 3 (0.10%) NetSuite
6 3 (0.10%) SAP APO
6 3 (0.10%) SAP IBP
6 3 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.069%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 2 (0.069%) SAP CRM
7 2 (0.069%) Shopify
8 1 (0.035%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 538 (18.60%) SaaS
2 168 (5.81%) AWS
3 159 (5.50%) Azure
4 157 (5.43%) Google Analytics
5 105 (3.63%) dbt
6 80 (2.77%) Power Platform
7 71 (2.45%) Microsoft 365
8 54 (1.87%) Miro
9 53 (1.83%) Slack
10 41 (1.42%) GCP
11 36 (1.24%) PaaS
12 25 (0.86%) IaaS
13 22 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
14 20 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
15 17 (0.59%) Figma
16 16 (0.55%) Azure Event Grid
16 16 (0.55%) Azure Logic Apps
17 13 (0.45%) Google Sheets
17 13 (0.45%) Lucidchart
18 12 (0.41%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 65 (2.25%) Internet
2 38 (1.31%) Unified Communications
3 30 (1.04%) Network Security
4 24 (0.83%) VoIP
5 13 (0.45%) WAN
5 13 (0.45%) X.25
6 12 (0.41%) 5G
6 12 (0.41%) Wi-Fi
7 11 (0.38%) Broadband
8 10 (0.35%) IP Telephony
8 10 (0.35%) Softphone
9 7 (0.24%) LAN
9 7 (0.24%) MPLS
9 7 (0.24%) Wireless
10 5 (0.17%) SD-WAN
11 4 (0.14%) DHCP
11 4 (0.14%) DNS
11 4 (0.14%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.14%) Intranet
11 4 (0.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (2.59%) Tableau
2 74 (2.56%) Mixpanel
3 69 (2.39%) Big Data
4 59 (2.04%) Power BI
5 47 (1.62%) Looker
6 25 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (0.73%) MongoDB
8 19 (0.66%) Data Lake
9 16 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
10 15 (0.52%) Relational Database
11 11 (0.38%) MySQL
11 11 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (0.35%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 10 (0.35%) NoSQL
12 10 (0.35%) PostHog
12 10 (0.35%) Tableau Server
13 9 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (0.21%) BigQuery
14 6 (0.21%) QlikView
14 6 (0.21%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 294 (10.16%) JIRA
2 18 (0.62%) Postman
3 13 (0.45%) GitLab
4 6 (0.21%) Rational Rhapsody
5 5 (0.17%) Grunt
6 4 (0.14%) Cypress.io
7 2 (0.069%) Maven
8 1 (0.035%) Axure RP
8 1 (0.035%) Balsamiq
8 1 (0.035%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.035%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.035%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.035%) Xcode
General
1 961 (33.22%) Finance
2 908 (31.39%) Social Skills
3 885 (30.59%) Marketing
4 501 (17.32%) Analytical Skills
5 393 (13.58%) Retail
6 276 (9.54%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 173 (5.98%) Games
8 136 (4.70%) Banking
9 130 (4.49%) Presentation Skills
10 126 (4.36%) Legal
11 116 (4.01%) Advertising
12 109 (3.77%) Organisational Skills
13 78 (2.70%) Publishing
14 71 (2.45%) Influencing Skills
15 52 (1.80%) Front Office
15 52 (1.80%) Law
15 52 (1.80%) Telecoms
16 35 (1.21%) Back Office
17 34 (1.18%) Automotive
17 34 (1.18%) Documentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (2.14%) React
2 54 (1.87%) CSS
3 48 (1.66%) HTML
4 45 (1.56%) Web Services
5 38 (1.31%) .NET
6 30 (1.04%) Node.js
7 29 (1.00%) Velocity
8 25 (0.86%) Django
9 19 (0.66%) React Native
9 19 (0.66%) XML
10 18 (0.62%) REST
11 17 (0.59%) RESTful
12 15 (0.52%) Parsley
13 12 (0.41%) Smart Contracts
13 12 (0.41%) Spring
14 11 (0.38%) EDI
14 11 (0.38%) GraphQL
15 9 (0.31%) CSS3
15 9 (0.31%) HTML5
16 8 (0.28%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 727 (25.13%) User Experience
2 143 (4.94%) Mobile App
3 101 (3.49%) Virtual Team
4 88 (3.04%) Self-Motivation
5 72 (2.49%) Marketing Technology
6 66 (2.28%) Social Media
7 63 (2.18%) Blockchain
8 56 (1.94%) Derivative
8 56 (1.94%) Hedge funds
9 54 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
10 49 (1.69%) IoT
10 49 (1.69%) Renewable Energy
11 48 (1.66%) Fixed Income
12 44 (1.52%) OTC Derivatives
13 33 (1.14%) Management Information System
14 30 (1.04%) Algorithms
15 29 (1.00%) Analytical Mindset
16 28 (0.97%) Blog
17 26 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
17 26 (0.90%) Sports Betting
Operating Systems
1 65 (2.25%) Android
2 58 (2.00%) Apple iOS
3 33 (1.14%) Windows
4 9 (0.31%) Unix
5 6 (0.21%) Linux
6 4 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.14%) Solaris
6 4 (0.14%) Windows Server
7 3 (0.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,766 (61.04%) Product Management
2 1,669 (57.69%) Agile
3 1,274 (44.04%) Product Roadmap
4 1,126 (38.92%) Product Strategy
5 617 (21.33%) Analytics
6 525 (18.15%) Product Vision
7 507 (17.53%) Problem-Solving
8 498 (17.21%) User Stories
9 496 (17.14%) Strategic Roadmap
10 440 (15.21%) B2B
11 408 (14.10%) Stakeholder Management
12 401 (13.86%) Data Science
13 398 (13.76%) Scrum
14 364 (12.58%) Customer Experience
15 343 (11.86%) Project Management
16 325 (11.23%) User Research
17 322 (11.13%) Coaching
18 305 (10.54%) Product Backlog
19 272 (9.40%) Decision-Making
20 256 (8.85%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 310 (10.72%) SQL
2 137 (4.74%) Python
3 97 (3.35%) JavaScript
4 50 (1.73%) VBA
5 46 (1.59%) R
6 44 (1.52%) MATLAB
7 34 (1.18%) C#
8 28 (0.97%) TypeScript
9 27 (0.93%) Java
10 24 (0.83%) C
11 13 (0.45%) Kotlin
11 13 (0.45%) PowerShell
12 12 (0.41%) PHP
13 9 (0.31%) Apple Swift
13 9 (0.31%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 7 (0.24%) Bash
14 7 (0.24%) Scala
15 6 (0.21%) Groovy
15 6 (0.21%) Ruby
16 3 (0.10%) Go
Qualifications
1 381 (13.17%) Degree
2 60 (2.07%) Security Cleared
3 35 (1.21%) Master's Degree
4 33 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (0.86%) SC Cleared
6 23 (0.80%) MBA
7 17 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
8 12 (0.41%) CSPO
9 11 (0.38%) HNC
10 8 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.28%) PMI Certification
11 7 (0.24%) DBS Check
12 5 (0.17%) CISM
12 5 (0.17%) CISSP
12 5 (0.17%) CRISC
13 4 (0.14%) CCNA
13 4 (0.14%) CCNP
13 4 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.14%) ITIL Certification
13 4 (0.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 209 (7.22%) QA
2 36 (1.24%) Data Quality
3 32 (1.11%) SLA
4 27 (0.93%) GDPR
5 16 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 13 (0.45%) Accessibility
7 12 (0.41%) PMO
8 6 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.17%) HIPAA
10 4 (0.14%) Actionable Recommendations
11 3 (0.10%) NIST
11 3 (0.10%) SOC 2
12 2 (0.069%) FedRAMP
13 1 (0.035%) FATCA
13 1 (0.035%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (0.62%) Docker
2 8 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.21%) Firmware
4 4 (0.14%) Veritas Volume Manager
5 2 (0.069%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.069%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.035%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 24 (0.83%) Panaseer
2 21 (0.73%) Terraform
3 20 (0.69%) Kubernetes
4 13 (0.45%) SCCM
5 6 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.17%) Autotask
7 4 (0.14%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 4 (0.14%) MOM
7 4 (0.14%) Oracle ZFS
8 3 (0.10%) yum
Vendors
1 238 (8.23%) Google
2 178 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 129 (4.46%) Salesforce.com
4 62 (2.14%) Apple
5 46 (1.59%) ANSYS
6 45 (1.56%) Bloomberg
7 44 (1.52%) BISAM
8 36 (1.24%) Sage
9 33 (1.14%) Pardot
10 32 (1.11%) Cisco
10 32 (1.11%) IBM
10 32 (1.11%) TOWER Software
11 29 (1.00%) Marin
12 26 (0.90%) Amplitude
13 25 (0.86%) Oracle
14 19 (0.66%) Spotify
15 18 (0.62%) SAP
16 15 (0.52%) CA Agile Central
16 15 (0.52%) Sony
17 12 (0.41%) Facebook