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The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Product Strategy skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Product Strategy over the 6 months to 27 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Strategy
UK
6 months to
27 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 226 375 441
Rank change year-on-year +149 +66 +62
Permanent jobs citing Product Strategy 3,059 843 500
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.73% 0.80% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.81% 0.85% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 729 441 365
10th Percentile £44,594 £46,250 £41,250
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% -
75th Percentile £90,000 £91,250 £85,000
90th Percentile £113,750 £100,000 £98,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £67,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% -18.52% +12.50%

Product Strategy is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 168,778 98,695 73,629
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 95.30% 93.81% 92.91%
Number of salaries quoted 83,934 68,329 59,379
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £31,500
25th Percentile £44,750 £41,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £73,750
90th Percentile £96,250 £91,250 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £49,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +6.06% +4.21% +5.56%

Product Strategy
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Product Strategy as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Product Strategy in the UK

Product Strategy
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Product Strategy.

Salary trend for Product Strategy in the UK

Product Strategy
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Product Strategy over the 6 months to 27 June 2022.

Salary histogram for Product Strategy in the UK

Product Strategy
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Strategy within the UK over the 6 months to 27 June 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 +157 2,470 £72,500 +3.57% 96
London +163 1,938 £80,000 - 54
Work from Home +155 1,502 £70,000 - 41
UK excluding London -7 601 £57,500 +4.55% 47
South East -5 188 £55,000 -12.00% 12
North of England -70 97 £65,000 +23.81% 10
South West -17 75 £65,000 - 4
East of England -46 74 £51,250 -10.87% 9
Wales +19 61 £41,250 +5.77% 1
Midlands -56 61 £72,500 +45.00% 6
North West -48 55 £65,000 +20.93% 8
West Midlands -20 53 £72,500 +16.00% 5
Scotland -46 45 £50,500 -43.89% 5
Yorkshire -55 39 £47,500 -9.52% 1
East Midlands -55 8 £60,000 +20.00% 1
North East -29 3 £75,000 +57.89% 1

For the 6 months to 27 June 2022, IT jobs citing Product Strategy also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Product Strategy.

1 1,781 (58.22%) Agile
2 1,484 (48.51%) Product Roadmap
3 1,372 (44.85%) Product Management
4 1,282 (41.91%) User Experience
5 946 (30.93%) Social Skills
6 891 (29.13%) Finance
7 846 (27.66%) Marketing
8 660 (21.58%) Strategic Roadmap
9 628 (20.53%) User Stories
10 588 (19.22%) UX Design
11 571 (18.67%) Analytics
12 555 (18.14%) Analytical Skills
13 552 (18.05%) Product Vision
14 500 (16.35%) Scrum
15 460 (15.04%) Problem-Solving
16 454 (14.84%) Software Engineering
17 451 (14.74%) Degree
18 446 (14.58%) User Research
19 433 (14.15%) SaaS
20 421 (13.76%) JavaScript
21 420 (13.73%) Project Management
22 409 (13.37%) Prototyping
23 408 (13.34%) Coaching
24 389 (12.72%) AWS
25 385 (12.59%) JIRA
26 364 (11.90%) B2B
27 359 (11.74%) Data Science
28 354 (11.57%) Fintech
28 354 (11.57%) Stakeholder Management
29 348 (11.38%) Product Backlog

Product Strategy
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
1 146 (4.77%) Confluence
2 89 (2.91%) CMS
3 36 (1.18%) Ethereum
4 34 (1.11%) Apache Spark
5 18 (0.59%) Cloud Foundry
6 13 (0.42%) Jupyter
7 10 (0.33%) Headless CMS
8 9 (0.29%) WordPress
9 7 (0.23%) Apache Pig
9 7 (0.23%) SharePoint
10 6 (0.20%) Apache
10 6 (0.20%) Mendix
10 6 (0.20%) Mule
10 6 (0.20%) nginx
11 4 (0.13%) Skype for Business
12 2 (0.065%) JBoss
12 2 (0.065%) Joomla!
12 2 (0.065%) SAS
13 1 (0.033%) Apache Pulsar
13 1 (0.033%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 234 (7.65%) Sketch
2 120 (3.92%) InVision
3 64 (2.09%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 54 (1.77%) Photoshop
5 49 (1.60%) Adobe Illustrator
6 43 (1.41%) Adobe XD
7 30 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
8 28 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 22 (0.72%) Zeplin
10 21 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
11 19 (0.62%) MS Visio
12 16 (0.52%) Microsoft Office
13 10 (0.33%) SPSS
14 8 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
14 8 (0.26%) Adobe Premiere
14 8 (0.26%) UserZoom
15 7 (0.23%) CATIA
16 6 (0.20%) Chatbot
16 6 (0.20%) InDesign
17 5 (0.16%) Marvel
Business Applications
1 24 (0.78%) Magento
2 18 (0.59%) Odoo
3 17 (0.56%) Distributed Ledger
3 17 (0.56%) R3 Corda
4 14 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.16%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
6 4 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
6 4 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
6 4 (0.13%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.13%) Shopify
7 2 (0.065%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.065%) Workday HCM
8 1 (0.033%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 433 (14.15%) SaaS
2 389 (12.72%) AWS
3 260 (8.50%) Figma
4 151 (4.94%) Azure
5 143 (4.67%) Google Analytics
6 123 (4.02%) GCP
7 74 (2.42%) GitHub
8 69 (2.26%) Serverless
9 65 (2.12%) Miro
10 64 (2.09%) Slack
11 46 (1.50%) Amazon ECS
12 45 (1.47%) Power Platform
13 35 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
14 34 (1.11%) Heroku
15 32 (1.05%) Amazon EKS
15 32 (1.05%) PaaS
16 26 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
17 25 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
18 24 (0.78%) AWS Lambda
18 24 (0.78%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (1.37%) Internet
2 36 (1.18%) Skype
3 26 (0.85%) Network Security
4 16 (0.52%) Firewall
5 15 (0.49%) WAN
6 14 (0.46%) Broadband
6 14 (0.46%) X.25
7 9 (0.29%) LAN
7 9 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
8 7 (0.23%) HTTP
8 7 (0.23%) SD-WAN
9 6 (0.20%) TCP/IP
10 5 (0.16%) Bluetooth
11 3 (0.098%) Unified Communications
11 3 (0.098%) VPN
11 3 (0.098%) WebEx
12 2 (0.065%) AMQP
12 2 (0.065%) SAN
12 2 (0.065%) VSAN
13 1 (0.033%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (4.15%) PostgreSQL
2 101 (3.30%) Relational Database
3 93 (3.04%) Big Data
4 92 (3.01%) NoSQL
5 84 (2.75%) MongoDB
6 71 (2.32%) Tableau
7 66 (2.16%) Redis
8 65 (2.12%) Mixpanel
9 42 (1.37%) Power BI
10 41 (1.34%) MySQL
11 39 (1.27%) Elasticsearch
12 37 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
13 34 (1.11%) RDBMS
14 33 (1.08%) Looker
15 29 (0.95%) Hadoop
16 28 (0.92%) Amazon RDS
17 26 (0.85%) SQL Server
18 25 (0.82%) HBase
19 22 (0.72%) Data Lake
20 20 (0.65%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 385 (12.59%) JIRA
2 83 (2.71%) Jenkins
3 62 (2.03%) CircleCI
3 62 (2.03%) GitLab
4 48 (1.57%) Git (software)
5 44 (1.44%) TeamCity
6 36 (1.18%) Axure RP
7 28 (0.92%) Cypress.io
8 26 (0.85%) Storybook
9 18 (0.59%) JUnit
10 17 (0.56%) Postman
11 16 (0.52%) SonarQube
12 14 (0.46%) Xcode
13 13 (0.42%) Bitbucket
14 12 (0.39%) git-flow
15 10 (0.33%) Selenium
16 8 (0.26%) Mocha
16 8 (0.26%) TestNG
16 8 (0.26%) WebDriver
16 8 (0.26%) webpack
General
1 946 (30.93%) Social Skills
2 891 (29.13%) Finance
3 846 (27.66%) Marketing
4 555 (18.14%) Analytical Skills
5 326 (10.66%) Retail
6 184 (6.02%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 169 (5.52%) Banking
8 167 (5.46%) Presentation Skills
9 155 (5.07%) Games
10 141 (4.61%) Advertising
11 114 (3.73%) Legal
12 101 (3.30%) Automotive
13 76 (2.48%) Publishing
14 64 (2.09%) Law
15 63 (2.06%) Public Sector
16 61 (1.99%) Organisational Skills
17 56 (1.83%) Influencing Skills
18 41 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
19 38 (1.24%) Back Office
20 30 (0.98%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1,093 (35.73%) Product Manager
2 361 (11.80%) Product Owner
3 356 (11.64%) Designer
4 325 (10.62%) Senior Manager
5 308 (10.07%) Senior Product Manager
6 175 (5.72%) Developer
7 169 (5.52%) Software Engineer
8 167 (5.46%) UX Designer
9 162 (5.30%) Analyst
10 106 (3.47%) Senior Designer
11 100 (3.27%) UI Designer
12 92 (3.01%) Senior Software Engineer
13 78 (2.55%) Architect
14 76 (2.48%) Digital Product Manager
14 76 (2.48%) UI/UX Designer
15 63 (2.06%) Senior Developer
16 60 (1.96%) Business Analyst
17 56 (1.83%) Product Analyst
18 53 (1.73%) Technical Manager
19 52 (1.70%) Lead Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 267 (8.73%) React
2 220 (7.19%) Node.js
3 159 (5.20%) CSS
4 148 (4.84%) HTML
5 109 (3.56%) REST
6 105 (3.43%) RESTful
7 103 (3.37%) AngularJS
8 91 (2.97%) GraphQL
9 82 (2.68%) React Native
10 78 (2.55%) Vue.js
11 76 (2.48%) Spring
11 76 (2.48%) Web Services
12 65 (2.12%) Express
13 57 (1.86%) Django
14 55 (1.80%) Kafka
15 49 (1.60%) .NET
16 48 (1.57%) Spring Boot
17 43 (1.41%) JSON
18 40 (1.31%) Jest
18 40 (1.31%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 1,282 (41.91%) User Experience
2 246 (8.04%) Mobile App
3 149 (4.87%) Blockchain
4 140 (4.58%) Blog
5 133 (4.35%) Self-Motivation
6 81 (2.65%) Virtual Team
7 77 (2.52%) Legacy Code
8 73 (2.39%) Legacy Systems
9 62 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
10 58 (1.90%) Management Information System
11 57 (1.86%) Cardano
12 51 (1.67%) Algorithms
13 50 (1.63%) Greenfield Project
14 47 (1.54%) Public Cloud
15 43 (1.41%) Podcast
16 32 (1.05%) Educational Technology
16 32 (1.05%) IoT
17 31 (1.01%) Renewable Energy
18 30 (0.98%) Graphic Design
18 30 (0.98%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 173 (5.66%) Android
2 171 (5.59%) Apple iOS
3 104 (3.40%) Linux
4 71 (2.32%) Windows
5 27 (0.88%) Unix
6 18 (0.59%) Mac OS X
7 15 (0.49%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.29%) Mac OS
9 7 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.065%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,781 (58.22%) Agile
2 1,484 (48.51%) Product Roadmap
3 1,372 (44.85%) Product Management
4 660 (21.58%) Strategic Roadmap
5 628 (20.53%) User Stories
6 588 (19.22%) UX Design
7 571 (18.67%) Analytics
8 552 (18.05%) Product Vision
9 500 (16.35%) Scrum
10 460 (15.04%) Problem-Solving
11 454 (14.84%) Software Engineering
12 446 (14.58%) User Research
13 420 (13.73%) Project Management
14 409 (13.37%) Prototyping
15 408 (13.34%) Coaching
16 364 (11.90%) B2B
17 359 (11.74%) Data Science
18 354 (11.57%) Fintech
18 354 (11.57%) Stakeholder Management
19 348 (11.38%) Product Backlog
Programming Languages
1 421 (13.76%) JavaScript
2 276 (9.02%) Python
3 265 (8.66%) SQL
4 222 (7.26%) Java
5 119 (3.89%) TypeScript
6 106 (3.47%) C#
7 100 (3.27%) C
8 69 (2.26%) PHP
9 68 (2.22%) Kotlin
10 63 (2.06%) Go
11 59 (1.93%) R
12 52 (1.70%) C++
13 44 (1.44%) Ruby
14 41 (1.34%) ES6
15 38 (1.24%) ES7
16 36 (1.18%) Apple Swift
17 30 (0.98%) Clojure
18 29 (0.95%) Scala
19 22 (0.72%) Objective-C
20 21 (0.69%) Rust
Qualifications
1 451 (14.74%) Degree
2 131 (4.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 41 (1.34%) MBA
4 30 (0.98%) PhD
5 25 (0.82%) Master's Degree
6 23 (0.75%) Security Cleared
7 17 (0.56%) CISSP
8 16 (0.52%) ISEB
9 14 (0.46%) Numerate Degree
9 14 (0.46%) SC Cleared
10 11 (0.36%) CSPO
11 9 (0.29%) CISM
12 6 (0.20%) DBS Check
12 6 (0.20%) PMI Certification
13 4 (0.13%) CRISC
14 3 (0.098%) AWS Certification
14 3 (0.098%) PMP
15 2 (0.065%) EMC Certification
15 2 (0.065%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
15 2 (0.065%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 283 (9.25%) QA
2 107 (3.50%) Accessibility
3 40 (1.31%) SLA
4 25 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 17 (0.56%) Actionable Recommendations
6 16 (0.52%) PMO
7 10 (0.33%) GDPR
8 8 (0.26%) Data Quality
9 7 (0.23%) PSD2
10 5 (0.16%) NIST
11 4 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials
11 4 (0.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
11 4 (0.13%) GLP
11 4 (0.13%) ISO 13485
11 4 (0.13%) SOC 2
12 3 (0.098%) SOC 1
12 3 (0.098%) WCAG
13 2 (0.065%) FATCA
13 2 (0.065%) IEC 61508
13 2 (0.065%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 191 (6.24%) Docker
2 13 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.16%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.13%) vSphere
5 2 (0.065%) BitLocker
5 2 (0.065%) EMC RecoverPoint
5 2 (0.065%) Firmware
5 2 (0.065%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.065%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.065%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (0.065%) VMware NSX
6 1 (0.033%) vCloud
6 1 (0.033%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.033%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 125 (4.09%) Kubernetes
2 90 (2.94%) Terraform
3 34 (1.11%) Ansible
4 32 (1.05%) Panaseer
5 13 (0.42%) Grafana
5 13 (0.42%) Prometheus
5 13 (0.42%) SCCM
6 7 (0.23%) Packer
7 6 (0.20%) Opsgenie
8 5 (0.16%) Bugsnag
8 5 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
9 4 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
10 3 (0.098%) Kubeflow
10 3 (0.098%) yum
11 2 (0.065%) Avamar
11 2 (0.065%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.065%) NetBackup
11 2 (0.065%) vRealize
11 2 (0.065%) vRealize Orchestrator
11 2 (0.065%) VxRail
Vendors
1 327 (10.69%) Google
2 175 (5.72%) Microsoft
3 116 (3.79%) Adobe
4 92 (3.01%) Salesforce.com
5 44 (1.44%) McKesson
6 43 (1.41%) Apple
6 43 (1.41%) IBM
7 40 (1.31%) Cisco
7 40 (1.31%) Facebook
8 39 (1.27%) Oracle
9 27 (0.88%) CA Agile Central
9 27 (0.88%) Databricks
9 27 (0.88%) WorldPay
10 26 (0.85%) Sony
10 26 (0.85%) VMware
11 21 (0.69%) Cadence
11 21 (0.69%) CyberTech
11 21 (0.69%) Dell
11 21 (0.69%) PayPal
12 20 (0.65%) New Relic