Period
to 15 June 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 15 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 229 213 266
Rank change year-on-year -16 +53 -18
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 45 98 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.58% 1.05% 0.47%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.63% 1.15% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 29 69 40
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £35,500 £42,250 £23,100
90th Percentile £60,000 £69,000 £63,875
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%

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 7,118 8,532 8,952
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 91.88% 91.00% 91.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5,469 6,545 7,334
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -3.61%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £61,250
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 15 June 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 15 June 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 +19 29 £60,000 +18.81% 1
Warwickshire -5 5 £45,000 +28.57%
Coventry -10 5 £55,000 +4.76%
Staffordshire +7 3 £42,500 -15.00%
Product Management
England

For the 6 months to 15 June 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 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (48.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 19 (42.22%) Finance
4 17 (37.78%) Marketing
5 16 (35.56%) SaaS
6 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (28.89%) Product Roadmap
7 12 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
7 12 (26.67%) Degree
7 12 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 11 (24.44%) Translating Business Requirements
9 10 (22.22%) GDPR
9 10 (22.22%) Public Cloud
9 10 (22.22%) PaaS
9 10 (22.22%) Social Media
9 10 (22.22%) IaaS
9 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (22.22%) Data Protection
10 9 (20.00%) Thought Leadership
11 8 (17.78%) Retail
12 7 (15.56%) User Experience
13 5 (11.11%) QA
14 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
14 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
14 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
14 4 (8.89%) Java
14 4 (8.89%) Linux
14 4 (8.89%) Back Office
14 4 (8.89%) SDLC
14 4 (8.89%) Acceptance Criteria

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 2 (4.44%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (2.22%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.22%) Marvel
1 1 (2.22%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.22%) Sketch
Cloud Services
1 16 (35.56%) SaaS
2 13 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (22.22%) IaaS
4 10 (22.22%) PaaS
5 2 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.67%) MongoDB
1 3 (6.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.44%) DB2
2 2 (4.44%) Redis
2 2 (4.44%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.22%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Concordion
1 2 (4.44%) Cucumber
1 2 (4.44%) FitNesse
1 2 (4.44%) Selenium
1 2 (4.44%) SoapUI
2 1 (2.22%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.22%) JUnit
2 1 (2.22%) Maven
2 1 (2.22%) Mercurial
2 1 (2.22%) Mockito
2 1 (2.22%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (42.22%) Finance
2 17 (37.78%) Marketing
3 8 (17.78%) Retail
4 4 (8.89%) Back Office
5 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.22%) Digital Economy
6 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (51.11%) Product Manager
2 9 (20.00%) Senior Manager
2 9 (20.00%) Senior Product Manager
3 8 (17.78%) Developer
3 8 (17.78%) Project Manager
4 6 (13.33%) Financial Services Project Manager
5 4 (8.89%) Software Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Developer in Test
7 2 (4.44%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.44%) PHP Developer
7 2 (4.44%) PHP Web Developer
7 2 (4.44%) Product Owner
7 2 (4.44%) Service Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Product Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Technical Services Manager
7 2 (4.44%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.22%) Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Junior
8 1 (2.22%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.44%) .NET
2 2 (4.44%) Laravel
2 2 (4.44%) RESTful
3 1 (2.22%) Apache Cordova
3 1 (2.22%) CSS
3 1 (2.22%) HTML
3 1 (2.22%) Ionic Framework
3 1 (2.22%) MyBatis
3 1 (2.22%) PrimeFaces
3 1 (2.22%) REST
3 1 (2.22%) Spring
3 1 (2.22%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
1 10 (22.22%) Public Cloud
1 10 (22.22%) Social Media
2 7 (15.56%) User Experience
3 2 (4.44%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.44%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.89%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (48.89%) Stakeholder Management
3 13 (28.89%) Product Roadmap
4 12 (26.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 11 (24.44%) Translating Business Requirements
6 10 (22.22%) Data Protection
7 9 (20.00%) Thought Leadership
8 4 (8.89%) Acceptance Criteria
8 4 (8.89%) SDLC
8 4 (8.89%) Software Engineering
8 4 (8.89%) Tech Ops
8 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
8 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.67%) Analytics
9 3 (6.67%) E-Commerce
9 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.67%) Presales
9 3 (6.67%) QA Automation
9 3 (6.67%) SDET
9 3 (6.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.89%) Java
2 3 (6.67%) SQL
3 2 (4.44%) C#
3 2 (4.44%) FoxPro (VFP)
3 2 (4.44%) PHP
3 2 (4.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (26.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) GDPR
2 5 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.44%) Docker
2 1 (2.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 2 (4.44%) IBM
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) Adobe
2 1 (2.22%) Atlassian
2 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow