Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Product Management skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Product Management over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 219 256 248
Rank change year-on-year +37 -8 +1
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 77 59 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.94% 0.59% 0.73%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.03% 0.64% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 58 36 65
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £51,250 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.32% -6.82% +22.22%
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,250 £38,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £81,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

Product Management 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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 7,460 9,196 10,139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.01% 91.32% 91.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5,650 7,431 7,949
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,333
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Product Management as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Product Management in the West Midlands

Product Management
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Product Management in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Product Management in the West Midlands

Product Management
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Product Management in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Product Management in the West Midlands

Product Management
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Management within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
Coventry +42 46 £55,000 +10.00%
Birmingham -4 13 £52,500 - 2
Warwickshire +40 6 £70,000 -
Staffordshire +28 3 £47,500 -36.67% 1
Solihull +9 3 - - 1
Worcestershire - 2 £42,500 -
Product Management
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT jobs citing Product Management 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 41 (53.25%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (44.16%) Retail
3 28 (36.36%) Finance
4 19 (24.68%) Collaborative Working
5 17 (22.08%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (22.08%) Mentoring
6 14 (18.18%) SaaS
7 13 (16.88%) User Experience
7 13 (16.88%) Decision-Making
8 12 (15.58%) Strategic Planning
9 11 (14.29%) Scrum
9 11 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (12.99%) High Availability
10 10 (12.99%) Lean Thinking
10 10 (12.99%) IT Strategy
10 10 (12.99%) Personalization
10 10 (12.99%) Degree
10 10 (12.99%) QA
11 9 (11.69%) Software Engineering
11 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
11 9 (11.69%) Telecoms
11 9 (11.69%) Co-Creation
11 9 (11.69%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (10.39%) PaaS
12 8 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (10.39%) Project Management
12 8 (10.39%) CRM
12 8 (10.39%) TDD
12 8 (10.39%) Marketing
13 7 (9.09%) Java

Product Management
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.90%) InVision
2 2 (2.60%) Adobe Captivate
2 2 (2.60%) Camtasia
2 2 (2.60%) FrameMaker
2 2 (2.60%) RoboHelp
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 14 (18.18%) SaaS
2 8 (10.39%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (10.39%) PaaS
3 4 (5.19%) IaaS
4 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (3.90%) Yammer
5 1 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) Broadband
1 5 (6.49%) Internet
2 4 (5.19%) WAN
3 3 (3.90%) LAN
3 3 (3.90%) Skype
3 3 (3.90%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (2.60%) Network Security
5 1 (1.30%) ATM
5 1 (1.30%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.30%) HTTP
5 1 (1.30%) SSL
5 1 (1.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) Big Data
2 5 (6.49%) MongoDB
2 5 (6.49%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.30%) DB2
3 1 (1.30%) Redis
3 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.30%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.19%) Jenkins
1 4 (5.19%) JUnit
1 4 (5.19%) Maven
1 4 (5.19%) Mercurial
1 4 (5.19%) Mockito
2 3 (3.90%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 2 (2.60%) JIRA
4 1 (1.30%) CocoaPods
4 1 (1.30%) Concordion
4 1 (1.30%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.30%) FitNesse
4 1 (1.30%) Hudson
4 1 (1.30%) Selenium
4 1 (1.30%) SoapUI
General
1 34 (44.16%) Retail
2 28 (36.36%) Finance
3 9 (11.69%) Telecoms
4 8 (10.39%) Marketing
5 2 (2.60%) Automotive
5 2 (2.60%) Legal
5 2 (2.60%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.30%) German Language
6 1 (1.30%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.30%) Norwegian Language
6 1 (1.30%) Swedish Language
6 1 (1.30%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 38 (49.35%) Product Manager
2 10 (12.99%) HR Manager
2 10 (12.99%) Payroll Manager
3 7 (9.09%) Developer
4 6 (7.79%) Consultant
5 5 (6.49%) Digital Product Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Architect
6 4 (5.19%) Java Developer
6 4 (5.19%) Network Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Network Services Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Software Product Manager
6 4 (5.19%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (3.90%) Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Business Analyst
7 3 (3.90%) Designer
7 3 (3.90%) Head of Service Management
7 3 (3.90%) Implementation Consultant
7 3 (3.90%) Senior Manager
7 3 (3.90%) Senior UX Designer
7 3 (3.90%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.19%) AngularJS
1 4 (5.19%) Apache Cordova
1 4 (5.19%) Ionic Framework
1 4 (5.19%) MyBatis
1 4 (5.19%) PrimeFaces
1 4 (5.19%) REST
1 4 (5.19%) Spring
2 2 (2.60%) .NET
2 2 (2.60%) JSON
2 2 (2.60%) OpenCV
2 2 (2.60%) Velocity
2 2 (2.60%) XML
3 1 (1.30%) CarPlay
3 1 (1.30%) Cocoa
3 1 (1.30%) Cocoa Touch
3 1 (1.30%) Core Animation
3 1 (1.30%) Core Data
3 1 (1.30%) ReactiveCocoa
3 1 (1.30%) RESTful
3 1 (1.30%) RxSwift
Miscellaneous
1 17 (22.08%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (16.88%) User Experience
3 4 (5.19%) Public Cloud
3 4 (5.19%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (5.19%) Social Media
4 3 (3.90%) CMDB
5 2 (2.60%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.60%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.60%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.30%) Animation
6 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
1 1 (1.30%) Linux
1 1 (1.30%) watchOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (53.25%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.68%) Collaborative Working
3 17 (22.08%) Mentoring
4 13 (16.88%) Decision-Making
5 12 (15.58%) Strategic Planning
6 11 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (14.29%) Scrum
7 10 (12.99%) High Availability
7 10 (12.99%) IT Strategy
7 10 (12.99%) Lean Thinking
7 10 (12.99%) Personalization
8 9 (11.69%) Co-Creation
8 9 (11.69%) Continuous Improvement
8 9 (11.69%) Software Engineering
8 9 (11.69%) Stakeholder Management
9 8 (10.39%) CRM
9 8 (10.39%) Project Management
9 8 (10.39%) TDD
10 7 (9.09%) B2B
10 7 (9.09%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 7 (9.09%) Java
2 5 (6.49%) C
3 4 (5.19%) SQL
4 2 (2.60%) C#
4 2 (2.60%) C++
5 1 (1.30%) Apple Swift
5 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
5 1 (1.30%) Python
Qualifications
1 10 (12.99%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.30%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.99%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.90%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (1.30%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (7.79%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) Atlassian
2 4 (5.19%) Google
3 3 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.90%) SAP
4 2 (2.60%) Adobe
5 1 (1.30%) Apple
5 1 (1.30%) IBM
5 1 (1.30%) Lotus
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle
5 1 (1.30%) ServiceNow