Period
to 12 July 2020

The median annual salary for a Product Manager was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 12 July 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
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 319 370 425
Rank change year-on-year +51 +55 +48
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 754 1,240 1,298
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.98% 0.84% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.03% 0.88% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 698 1,083 1,032
Median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £39,413
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% -4.35% +9.52%

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 73,360 141,172 170,641
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.07% 95.87% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 59,084 112,718 138,104
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
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 12 July 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 12 July 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 +72 707 £65,000 +8.33% 21
London +47 462 £70,000 +7.69% 8
UK excluding London +61 265 £57,500 +4.55% 15
South East +41 85 £62,500 +13.64% 4
Work from Home +71 74 £67,500 +17.39% 3
North of England +103 51 £52,500 -12.50% 2
East of England +85 47 £70,000 +7.69% 4
Midlands +102 32 £52,500 -4.55%
West Midlands +58 27 £55,000 -
North West +73 26 £50,000 -14.89% 1
Yorkshire +114 24 £55,000 -20.00%
South West +78 24 £52,500 -2.78% 3
Scotland +43 13 £47,500 -9.52%
Wales +25 12 £45,000 -20.70% 1
East Midlands +75 4 £36,500 -45.93%
Northern Ireland +25 1 £47,500 -5.00% 1
North East +20 1 £37,500 +4.17% 1

Product Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 July 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.

1 401 (53.18%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (41.78%) Product Management
3 207 (27.45%) Product Roadmap
4 195 (25.86%) Finance
5 169 (22.41%) User Experience
6 159 (21.09%) Scrum
7 146 (19.36%) Marketing
8 117 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
9 116 (15.38%) User Stories
10 84 (11.14%) SaaS
11 82 (10.88%) Fintech
12 79 (10.48%) Problem-Solving
13 72 (9.55%) Project Management
14 71 (9.42%) Analytics
14 71 (9.42%) Microsoft
15 70 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
16 67 (8.89%) Degree
16 67 (8.89%) Product Backlog
17 60 (7.96%) Backlog Management
17 60 (7.96%) E-Commerce
18 57 (7.56%) Requirements Gathering
19 56 (7.43%) B2B
20 55 (7.29%) B2C
21 52 (6.90%) Decision-Making
22 50 (6.63%) Legal
23 44 (5.84%) Value Proposition
24 43 (5.70%) Project Delivery
24 43 (5.70%) Strategic Roadmap
24 43 (5.70%) Strategic Thinking
24 43 (5.70%) Games

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 (2.52%) Confluence
2 16 (2.12%) CMS
3 10 (1.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.27%) Jupyter
4 2 (0.27%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.13%) Apache
5 1 (0.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 30 (3.98%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.66%) Chatbot
4 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.66%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (0.80%) Front Arena
1 6 (0.80%) IntelliMatch
1 6 (0.80%) thinkFolio
2 2 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.27%) Elite 3E
2 2 (0.27%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.13%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 84 (11.14%) SaaS
2 40 (5.31%) Azure
3 19 (2.52%) AWS
3 19 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (2.39%) Office 365
5 13 (1.72%) PaaS
6 11 (1.46%) IaaS
7 6 (0.80%) Slack
8 4 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.53%) Azure Functions
8 4 (0.53%) Boomi
8 4 (0.53%) Dropbox
8 4 (0.53%) Power Platform
8 4 (0.53%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 4 (0.53%) Serverless
8 4 (0.53%) ServiceMax
8 4 (0.53%) WeChat
9 3 (0.40%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 3 (0.40%) Trello
10 2 (0.27%) Google Container Engine
Communications & Networking
1 24 (3.18%) Internet
2 11 (1.46%) PBX
3 6 (0.80%) SMS
4 5 (0.66%) WAN
4 5 (0.66%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (0.53%) VPN
5 4 (0.53%) WebEx
6 3 (0.40%) 2G
6 3 (0.40%) 3G
6 3 (0.40%) 4G
6 3 (0.40%) 5G
6 3 (0.40%) Broadband
6 3 (0.40%) DSL
6 3 (0.40%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.40%) Firewall
6 3 (0.40%) GSM
6 3 (0.40%) Intranet
6 3 (0.40%) MVNO
6 3 (0.40%) PSTN
6 3 (0.40%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (2.52%) Big Data
2 17 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (1.19%) Blockchain
4 6 (0.80%) SQL Server
5 4 (0.53%) Power BI
5 4 (0.53%) Redis
5 4 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.13%) Data Mining
6 1 (0.13%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.13%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.13%) Looker
6 1 (0.13%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 43 (5.70%) JIRA
2 11 (1.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.13%) Balsamiq
3 1 (0.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 195 (25.86%) Finance
2 146 (19.36%) Marketing
3 50 (6.63%) Legal
4 43 (5.70%) Games
5 42 (5.57%) Banking
6 38 (5.04%) Retail
7 20 (2.65%) Law
8 13 (1.72%) Advertising
8 13 (1.72%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.46%) Public Sector
10 10 (1.33%) Automotive
11 7 (0.93%) Back Office
11 7 (0.93%) Local Government
12 6 (0.80%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.53%) Front Office
14 3 (0.40%) Electronics
15 2 (0.27%) Billing
15 2 (0.27%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.27%) Investment Banking
15 2 (0.27%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (2.39%) .NET
2 16 (2.12%) HTML
3 14 (1.86%) CSS
4 12 (1.59%) ASP.NET
5 11 (1.46%) Web Services
6 6 (0.80%) Natural Language Processing
7 4 (0.53%) HTML5
7 4 (0.53%) Kafka
7 4 (0.53%) OAuth
7 4 (0.53%) RabbitMQ
8 3 (0.40%) JSON
8 3 (0.40%) React
9 2 (0.27%) AngularJS
9 2 (0.27%) Entity Framework
9 2 (0.27%) WebRTC
9 2 (0.27%) XML
10 1 (0.13%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.13%) Grails
10 1 (0.13%) Node.js
10 1 (0.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 169 (22.41%) User Experience
2 117 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
3 33 (4.38%) Mobile App
4 27 (3.58%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (2.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 14 (1.86%) Online Games
6 14 (1.86%) Video on Demand
6 14 (1.86%) Video\Live Streaming
7 12 (1.59%) Analytical Mindset
8 11 (1.46%) Fixed Income
9 8 (1.06%) Cybercrime
9 8 (1.06%) Derivative
9 8 (1.06%) Mobile Games
10 7 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
11 6 (0.80%) Cloud Native
11 6 (0.80%) Equities
11 6 (0.80%) Exotic Derivative
11 6 (0.80%) Hedge funds
11 6 (0.80%) OTC Derivatives
11 6 (0.80%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (2.92%) Android
1 22 (2.92%) Apple iOS
2 8 (1.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 401 (53.18%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (41.78%) Product Management
3 207 (27.45%) Product Roadmap
4 159 (21.09%) Scrum
5 116 (15.38%) User Stories
6 82 (10.88%) Fintech
7 79 (10.48%) Problem-Solving
8 72 (9.55%) Project Management
9 71 (9.42%) Analytics
10 70 (9.28%) Stakeholder Management
11 67 (8.89%) Product Backlog
12 60 (7.96%) Backlog Management
12 60 (7.96%) E-Commerce
13 57 (7.56%) Requirements Gathering
14 56 (7.43%) B2B
15 55 (7.29%) B2C
16 52 (6.90%) Decision-Making
17 44 (5.84%) Value Proposition
18 43 (5.70%) Strategic Roadmap
18 43 (5.70%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 32 (4.24%) SQL
2 18 (2.39%) C
3 13 (1.72%) C#
3 13 (1.72%) Python
4 11 (1.46%) JavaScript
5 10 (1.33%) Java
6 5 (0.66%) Delphi
6 5 (0.66%) PowerShell
7 4 (0.53%) PHP
7 4 (0.53%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.27%) C++
8 2 (0.27%) Scala
8 2 (0.27%) VB
9 1 (0.13%) R
9 1 (0.13%) Ruby
9 1 (0.13%) VBA
Qualifications
1 67 (8.89%) Degree
2 19 (2.52%) Master's Degree
3 9 (1.19%) ISEB
4 8 (1.06%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (0.66%) CIPD
6 3 (0.40%) CCNA
6 3 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.27%) CSPO
7 2 (0.27%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.27%) PhD
8 1 (0.13%) APMG
8 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.13%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (3.98%) QA
2 14 (1.86%) Actionable Recommendations
3 9 (1.19%) SLA
4 5 (0.66%) GDPR
4 5 (0.66%) PMO
5 3 (0.40%) EMIR
6 2 (0.27%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.27%) HIPAA
6 2 (0.27%) MiFID
7 1 (0.13%) UCITS
System Software
1 5 (0.66%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.13%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.27%) Kubernetes
1 2 (0.27%) SCCM
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.13%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 71 (9.42%) Microsoft
2 13 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (1.46%) Atlassian
4 7 (0.93%) Aderant
4 7 (0.93%) iManage
4 7 (0.93%) Intapp
5 6 (0.80%) Calypso
5 6 (0.80%) Charles River
5 6 (0.80%) Eze Software Group
5 6 (0.80%) Fidessa
5 6 (0.80%) Google
5 6 (0.80%) Liquidlogic
5 6 (0.80%) Murex
5 6 (0.80%) SimCorp
5 6 (0.80%) Tableau
6 4 (0.53%) Capita
6 4 (0.53%) Citrix
6 4 (0.53%) MuleSoft
6 4 (0.53%) TIBCO
6 4 (0.53%) VMware