Period
to 16 November 2019

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 16 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 233 207 268
Rank change year-on-year -26 +61 -10
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 37 89 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.50% 1.05% 0.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.54% 1.14% 0.56%
Number of salaries quoted 27 69 33
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% -9.09%
10th Percentile £32,500 £41,250 £39,450
90th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £62,500
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 6,794 7,790 9,312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 92.59% 91.47% 91.33%
Number of salaries quoted 5,458 5,920 7,574
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

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 16 November 2019.

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 16 November 2019. 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
Birmingham +33 17 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Coventry -26 13 £47,500 -13.64% 3
Warwickshire -15 4 £40,000 -42.86%
Staffordshire -2 1 £42,500 -10.53% 5
Solihull -12 1 £65,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £40,000 - 2
Product Management
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 2019, 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 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Customer Requirements
3 12 (32.43%) Project Delivery
4 10 (27.03%) Presales
4 10 (27.03%) Programme Management
4 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
5 9 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (21.62%) Service Delivery
6 8 (21.62%) Retail
7 7 (18.92%) Azure
7 7 (18.92%) Scrum
7 7 (18.92%) Windows
8 6 (16.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 6 (16.22%) Windows 10
8 6 (16.22%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (16.22%) Customer-Centric Approach
8 6 (16.22%) Customer-Centricity
8 6 (16.22%) ERP
8 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
8 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
8 6 (16.22%) Finance
8 6 (16.22%) Electronic Trading
8 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (16.22%) Business Transformation
8 6 (16.22%) Banking
8 6 (16.22%) Marketing
9 5 (13.51%) Line Management
9 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (10.81%) SAP

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 (2.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (5.41%) InVision
3 2 (5.41%) Sketch
3 2 (5.41%) UXPin
4 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (2.70%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (18.92%) Azure
2 6 (16.22%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (8.11%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (2.70%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.41%) Firewall
1 2 (5.41%) LAN
2 1 (2.70%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (2.70%) Network Security
2 1 (2.70%) SAN
2 1 (2.70%) Skype
2 1 (2.70%) VSAN
2 1 (2.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) JIRA
2 2 (5.41%) Balsamiq
3 1 (2.70%) Hudson
General
1 8 (21.62%) Retail
2 6 (16.22%) Banking
2 6 (16.22%) Finance
2 6 (16.22%) Marketing
3 2 (5.41%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Digital Economy
4 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (35.14%) Product Manager
2 7 (18.92%) Consultant
2 7 (18.92%) Digital Product Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Lead Product Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Online Product Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Platform Manager
3 6 (16.22%) Technical Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.11%) Product Owner
6 2 (5.41%) Analyst
6 2 (5.41%) Designer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) UI Designer
6 2 (5.41%) UI/UX Designer
6 2 (5.41%) UX Designer
7 1 (2.70%) Business Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.70%) Development Manager
7 1 (2.70%) IT Manager
7 1 (2.70%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Framer.js
2 1 (2.70%) .NET
2 1 (2.70%) AngularJS
2 1 (2.70%) CSS
2 1 (2.70%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.11%) Analytical Mindset
2 3 (8.11%) User Experience
3 1 (2.70%) CMDB
3 1 (2.70%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (2.70%) Replication
3 1 (2.70%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (18.92%) Windows
2 6 (16.22%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (37.84%) Customer Requirements
3 12 (32.43%) Project Delivery
4 10 (27.03%) Presales
4 10 (27.03%) Programme Management
5 9 (24.32%) Problem-Solving
6 8 (21.62%) Service Delivery
7 7 (18.92%) Scrum
8 6 (16.22%) Business Transformation
8 6 (16.22%) Customer-Centric Approach
8 6 (16.22%) Customer-Centricity
8 6 (16.22%) Electronic Trading
8 6 (16.22%) ERP
8 6 (16.22%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 6 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (13.51%) Line Management
10 4 (10.81%) Project Management
10 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
10 4 (10.81%) Time Management
11 3 (8.11%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) SQL
2 1 (2.70%) C#
2 1 (2.70%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Degree
2 3 (8.11%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.70%) HP ASE
3 1 (2.70%) HP MASE
3 1 (2.70%) MCSE
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) ISO 9000
2 2 (5.41%) QA
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.70%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.70%) VMware NSX
2 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (2.70%) SCCM
2 1 (2.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 10 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.81%) SAP
3 2 (5.41%) Adobe
3 2 (5.41%) Citrix
3 2 (5.41%) ServiceNow
4 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.70%) Brocade
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) Fortinet
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) Nimble Storage
4 1 (2.70%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.70%) Veeam
4 1 (2.70%) VMware