Period
to 31 March 2020

The median annual salary for a Software Product Manager was £75,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Product Manager
UK
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 918 1034 1154
Rank change year-on-year +116 +120 -35
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Product Manager 71 81 61
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.060% 0.055% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.057% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 65 94 56
Median annual salary £75,000 £58,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.66% +11.90% -8.70%
10th Percentile £38,750 £41,975 £42,250
90th Percentile £142,500 £85,000 £74,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £49,750
% change year-on-year -4.17% +20.60% -9.55%

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 112,506 141,990 170,981
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.40% 95.96% 96.47%
Number of salaries quoted 90,145 113,365 140,397
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £84,672 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65% +1.18%

Software Product Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Software Product Manager in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Software Product Manager in the UK

Software Product Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Software Product Manager in the UK

Software Product Manager
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Software Product Manager over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

Salary histogram for Software Product Manager in the UK

Software Product Manager
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Software Product Manager within the UK over the 6 months to 31 March 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 +116 70 £75,000 +25.00% 3
London +108 49 £92,500 +64.44% 2
UK excluding London +60 22 £57,500 -4.17% 1
South East +30 10 £60,000 +20.00% 1
North of England +68 9 £46,250 -42.19%
North West - 5 £67,500 -
Yorkshire +43 4 £45,000 -43.75%
Midlands +45 1 £32,500 -45.83%
Scotland +36 1 £57,500 +40.24%
South West +33 1 £65,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 -

Software Product Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, Software 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 Software Product Manager in the job title.

1 26 (36.62%) Finance
2 23 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (28.17%) Project Management
3 20 (28.17%) Investment Management
3 20 (28.17%) Hedge funds
4 19 (26.76%) Eze Software Group
4 19 (26.76%) OTC Derivatives
4 19 (26.76%) Product Roadmap
4 19 (26.76%) SaaS
4 19 (26.76%) thinkFolio
4 19 (26.76%) Exotic Derivative
4 19 (26.76%) Derivative
4 19 (26.76%) Marketing
4 19 (26.76%) Charles River
4 19 (26.76%) Calypso
4 19 (26.76%) Fidessa
4 19 (26.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 19 (26.76%) Murex
4 19 (26.76%) Asset Management
4 19 (26.76%) Front Arena
4 19 (26.76%) SimCorp
4 19 (26.76%) Fixed Income
4 19 (26.76%) Equities
5 16 (22.54%) Business Development
5 16 (22.54%) Product Management
6 15 (21.13%) Legal
7 14 (19.72%) Data Analysis
7 14 (19.72%) Time Management
7 14 (19.72%) Problem-Solving
7 14 (19.72%) Project Delivery

Software 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 13 (18.31%) CMS
2 2 (2.82%) Confluence
2 2 (2.82%) Liferay
2 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 19 (26.76%) Front Arena
1 19 (26.76%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.41%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 19 (26.76%) SaaS
2 4 (5.63%) AWS
2 4 (5.63%) Azure
3 1 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (1.41%) Azure Functions
3 1 (1.41%) Boomi
3 1 (1.41%) Office 365
3 1 (1.41%) PaaS
3 1 (1.41%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Link 11
1 1 (1.41%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) Redis
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (7.04%) JIRA
General
1 26 (36.62%) Finance
2 19 (26.76%) Marketing
3 15 (21.13%) Legal
4 3 (4.23%) Local Government
5 2 (2.82%) Law
6 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.41%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (7.04%) Node.js
2 3 (4.23%) Django
3 2 (2.82%) WebRTC
4 1 (1.41%) .NET
4 1 (1.41%) AngularJS
4 1 (1.41%) CSS
4 1 (1.41%) Entity Framework
4 1 (1.41%) HTML
4 1 (1.41%) HTML5
4 1 (1.41%) Kafka
4 1 (1.41%) OAuth
4 1 (1.41%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (1.41%) React
4 1 (1.41%) Velocity
4 1 (1.41%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (28.17%) Hedge funds
2 19 (26.76%) Derivative
2 19 (26.76%) Equities
2 19 (26.76%) Exotic Derivative
2 19 (26.76%) Fixed Income
2 19 (26.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 19 (26.76%) OTC Derivatives
3 5 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.63%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.23%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (4.23%) Mobile App
5 3 (4.23%) Renewable Energy
6 2 (2.82%) User Experience
7 1 (1.41%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.17%) Investment Management
2 20 (28.17%) Project Management
3 19 (26.76%) Asset Management
3 19 (26.76%) Product Roadmap
4 16 (22.54%) Business Development
4 16 (22.54%) Product Management
5 14 (19.72%) Data Analysis
5 14 (19.72%) Problem-Solving
5 14 (19.72%) Project Delivery
5 14 (19.72%) Software Delivery
5 14 (19.72%) Time Management
6 12 (16.90%) Product Marketing
7 8 (11.27%) B2B
8 6 (8.45%) Customer Insight
8 6 (8.45%) Kanban
8 6 (8.45%) Market Research
8 6 (8.45%) Scrum
8 6 (8.45%) Thought Leadership
9 5 (7.04%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 5 (7.04%) Java
2 3 (4.23%) PHP
2 3 (4.23%) Python
3 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.41%) C
4 1 (1.41%) C#
4 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.41%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (8.45%) Degree
2 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (1.41%) MiFID
1 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 19 (26.76%) Calypso
1 19 (26.76%) Charles River
1 19 (26.76%) Eze Software Group
1 19 (26.76%) Fidessa
1 19 (26.76%) Murex
1 19 (26.76%) SimCorp
2 2 (2.82%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.82%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.41%) HP
3 1 (1.41%) IBM
3 1 (1.41%) MuleSoft
3 1 (1.41%) Symantec
3 1 (1.41%) TIBCO
3 1 (1.41%) Veritas