Period
to 18 February 2018

The median annual salary for a Product Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 February 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
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 419 435 473
Rank change year-on-year +16 +38 +96
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 1,245 1,180 1,309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.71% 0.68% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.70% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 958 963 1,154
UK median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,953
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% -0.78% +5.37%
10th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £39,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +3.96% -3.81%

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 167,654 168,474 203,619
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.23% 96.47% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 137,274 139,969 170,246
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19% +5.00%

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 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 +17 1,204 £60,000 +4.35% 108
London +7 792 £62,500 +5.93% 64
UK excluding London +45 442 £55,000 +4.76% 44
South East -13 162 £55,000 - 10
East of England +50 101 £60,000 - 9
North of England +45 88 £47,500 -5.00% 17
North West +7 55 £49,500 -1.00% 9
Midlands -4 37 £57,500 +15.00% 4
Yorkshire +30 29 £45,000 -27.71% 5
West Midlands +7 29 £60,000 +20.00% 4
South West -16 24 £52,500 +16.67% 4
Scotland -25 16 £70,000 +47.37%
Wales +18 12 £47,750 -23.60%
East Midlands +19 8 £46,000 -8.00%
Northern Ireland -15 4 £57,500 +4.55%
North East - 4 £50,625 - 3
Channel Islands - 1 £60,000 -

Product Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 628 (50.44%) Product Management
2 593 (47.63%) Agile Software Development
3 377 (30.28%) Finance
4 375 (30.12%) Marketing
5 271 (21.77%) User Experience
6 202 (16.22%) Analytics
7 188 (15.10%) Scrum
8 186 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
9 178 (14.30%) SaaS
10 168 (13.49%) Degree
11 164 (13.17%) User Stories
12 148 (11.89%) E-Commerce
13 132 (10.60%) Retail
14 129 (10.36%) Banking
15 121 (9.72%) Project Management
16 106 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
17 96 (7.71%) Product Marketing
18 87 (6.99%) B2B
19 85 (6.83%) Telecoms
20 83 (6.67%) Mobile App
21 70 (5.62%) SDLC
22 68 (5.46%) QA
23 67 (5.38%) Line Management
24 66 (5.30%) Fintech
25 62 (4.98%) Microsoft
26 60 (4.82%) Business Analysis
26 60 (4.82%) Investment Banking
27 59 (4.74%) Asset Management
28 58 (4.66%) Wireframes
29 57 (4.58%) Kanban

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 (1.69%) Confluence
2 18 (1.45%) CMS
3 15 (1.20%) SharePoint
4 11 (0.88%) Documentum
5 6 (0.48%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.40%) Skype for Business
6 5 (0.40%) TPMS
7 4 (0.32%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.24%) OpenStack
9 2 (0.16%) Apache
9 2 (0.16%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (0.080%) Amazon Alexa
10 1 (0.080%) Drupal
10 1 (0.080%) IIS
10 1 (0.080%) JBoss
10 1 (0.080%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.080%) MTS
10 1 (0.080%) nginx
10 1 (0.080%) SAS
10 1 (0.080%) Tomcat
Applications
1 16 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (1.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (0.96%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.48%) InVision
5 5 (0.40%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.16%) Moqups
8 1 (0.080%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.080%) Mingle
8 1 (0.080%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (0.48%) IntelliMatch
1 6 (0.48%) Temenos T24
2 3 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.24%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.16%) Magento
3 2 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.080%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.080%) Fredhopper
4 1 (0.080%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.080%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.080%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.080%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 178 (14.30%) SaaS
2 35 (2.81%) PaaS
3 33 (2.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 18 (1.45%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (1.29%) IaaS
6 15 (1.20%) Office 365
7 12 (0.96%) Google Analytics
8 6 (0.48%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 5 (0.40%) Adobe Analytics
10 4 (0.32%) Trello
11 3 (0.24%) Azure Data Factory
11 3 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.24%) Google Play
11 3 (0.24%) SuccessFactors
12 1 (0.080%) Amazon EC2
12 1 (0.080%) Amazon EMR
12 1 (0.080%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.080%) AWS Lambda
12 1 (0.080%) OpenShift
12 1 (0.080%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 27 (2.17%) Broadband
2 18 (1.45%) Internet
3 12 (0.96%) Wireless
4 9 (0.72%) 3G
5 8 (0.64%) 5G
5 8 (0.64%) Extranet
5 8 (0.64%) Intranet
6 7 (0.56%) 4G
6 7 (0.56%) Unified Communications
7 6 (0.48%) LTE
7 6 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.40%) Ethernet
8 5 (0.40%) Skype
9 3 (0.24%) 2G
9 3 (0.24%) Firewall
9 3 (0.24%) HTTP
9 3 (0.24%) Multicast
9 3 (0.24%) Unicast
9 3 (0.24%) VoIP
9 3 (0.24%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (3.94%) Big Data
2 32 (2.57%) SQL Server
3 13 (1.04%) Oracle Database
4 11 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (0.72%) Power BI
6 6 (0.48%) Hadoop
7 5 (0.40%) Blockchain
7 5 (0.40%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.24%) Endeca
8 3 (0.24%) RDBMS
8 3 (0.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.16%) EDRMS
9 2 (0.16%) GIS
9 2 (0.16%) Looker
9 2 (0.16%) Mixpanel
9 2 (0.16%) QlikView
10 1 (0.080%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.080%) HBase
10 1 (0.080%) Impala
10 1 (0.080%) Presto
Development Applications
1 54 (4.34%) JIRA
2 7 (0.56%) YouTrack
3 6 (0.48%) Axure RP
3 6 (0.48%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 5 (0.40%) Cucumber
4 5 (0.40%) LINQPad
5 3 (0.24%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.16%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.16%) Subversion
7 1 (0.080%) Ant
7 1 (0.080%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.080%) Selenium
General
1 377 (30.28%) Finance
2 375 (30.12%) Marketing
3 132 (10.60%) Retail
4 129 (10.36%) Banking
5 85 (6.83%) Telecoms
6 60 (4.82%) Investment Banking
7 51 (4.10%) Retail Banking
8 47 (3.78%) Games
9 41 (3.29%) Legal
10 32 (2.57%) Electronics
11 26 (2.09%) Advertising
12 25 (2.01%) Manufacturing
13 21 (1.69%) Back Office
14 18 (1.45%) Publishing
15 14 (1.12%) International Banking
16 13 (1.04%) Law
17 10 (0.80%) Automotive
17 10 (0.80%) Local Government
18 7 (0.56%) Billing
19 5 (0.40%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (1.85%) .NET
2 19 (1.53%) HTML
3 17 (1.37%) Web Services
4 16 (1.29%) CSS
5 10 (0.80%) ASP.NET
6 6 (0.48%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Graph
7 5 (0.40%) jQuery
7 5 (0.40%) LINQ
8 4 (0.32%) Gherkin
8 4 (0.32%) XML
9 3 (0.24%) HEVC
9 3 (0.24%) REST
9 3 (0.24%) SAP Fiori
10 2 (0.16%) FIX Protocol
10 2 (0.16%) JSON
10 2 (0.16%) Natural Language Processing
10 2 (0.16%) Node.js
10 2 (0.16%) RESTful
10 2 (0.16%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 271 (21.77%) User Experience
2 186 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
3 83 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 66 (5.30%) Fintech
5 55 (4.42%) Computer Science
6 38 (3.05%) Social Media
7 21 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (1.53%) NHS
9 17 (1.37%) Virtual Team
10 16 (1.29%) Digital Media
11 15 (1.20%) Management Information System
12 12 (0.96%) Analytical Mindset
13 11 (0.88%) Equities
14 10 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 10 (0.80%) Greenfield Project
15 8 (0.64%) Algorithms
15 8 (0.64%) Data Centre
15 8 (0.64%) Fixed Income
16 7 (0.56%) SWIFT
17 6 (0.48%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 27 (2.17%) Android
1 27 (2.17%) Apple iOS
2 15 (1.20%) Windows
3 11 (0.88%) Linux
4 6 (0.48%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.32%) VMS
6 3 (0.24%) Unix
6 3 (0.24%) Windows 10
6 3 (0.24%) Windows 7
6 3 (0.24%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 628 (50.44%) Product Management
2 593 (47.63%) Agile Software Development
3 202 (16.22%) Analytics
4 188 (15.10%) Scrum
5 164 (13.17%) User Stories
6 148 (11.89%) E-Commerce
7 121 (9.72%) Project Management
8 106 (8.51%) Stakeholder Management
9 96 (7.71%) Product Marketing
10 87 (6.99%) B2B
11 70 (5.62%) SDLC
12 67 (5.38%) Line Management
13 60 (4.82%) Business Analysis
14 59 (4.74%) Asset Management
15 58 (4.66%) Wireframes
16 57 (4.58%) Kanban
17 56 (4.50%) Market Research
18 55 (4.42%) Continuous Improvement
19 53 (4.26%) Customer Insight
19 53 (4.26%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (3.13%) Java
1 39 (3.13%) SQL
2 29 (2.33%) JavaScript
3 28 (2.25%) C#
4 11 (0.88%) C
5 9 (0.72%) Ruby
6 7 (0.56%) Python
7 6 (0.48%) PowerShell
8 5 (0.40%) Scala
9 3 (0.24%) C++
9 3 (0.24%) PHP
9 3 (0.24%) R
10 2 (0.16%) VB
11 1 (0.080%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.080%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.080%) Perl
11 1 (0.080%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.080%) VBA
Qualifications
1 168 (13.49%) Degree
2 28 (2.25%) MBA
3 14 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (0.96%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 8 (0.64%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 4 (0.32%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.16%) CCIE
9 2 (0.16%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.16%) CISM
9 2 (0.16%) CISSP
9 2 (0.16%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.16%) PMP
10 1 (0.080%) BC Cleared
10 1 (0.080%) HND
10 1 (0.080%) ICAEW
10 1 (0.080%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.080%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.080%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (5.46%) QA
2 37 (2.97%) Data Quality
3 12 (0.96%) SLA
4 5 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 4 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.32%) PSD2
6 3 (0.24%) GDPR
6 3 (0.24%) PMO
7 1 (0.080%) SEPA
7 1 (0.080%) TARGET2
System Software
1 2 (0.16%) Docker
1 2 (0.16%) Firmware
2 1 (0.080%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.080%) KVM
2 1 (0.080%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.080%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (0.40%) Kibana
2 3 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.080%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.080%) Terraform
Vendors
1 62 (4.98%) Microsoft
2 37 (2.97%) SAP
3 22 (1.77%) Google
4 21 (1.69%) Oracle
5 15 (1.20%) Capita
6 13 (1.04%) ServiceNow
7 12 (0.96%) Apple
7 12 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (0.72%) Adobe
9 7 (0.56%) Concur
9 7 (0.56%) IBM
9 7 (0.56%) Tableau
10 6 (0.48%) Blue Prism
10 6 (0.48%) Temenos
11 5 (0.40%) Cisco
11 5 (0.40%) Nintex
12 4 (0.32%) Adyen
12 4 (0.32%) Ariba
12 4 (0.32%) VMware
12 4 (0.32%) Xamarin