Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 195 280 250
Rank change year-on-year +85 -30 +11
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 113 47 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.20% 0.47% 0.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.34% 0.52% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 82 40 76
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% +2.27%
10th Percentile £41,375 £23,100 £27,000
90th Percentile £74,375 £63,875 £80,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +14.29%

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 8,439 9,124 11,084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 89.76% 90.61% 89.51%
Number of salaries quoted 6,498 7,563 8,739
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,900 £24,250
90th Percentile £67,150 £61,250 £66,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +40 54 £60,000 +20.00% 4
Birmingham 0 26 £50,000 +8.70%
Worcestershire +26 5 £42,500 +54.55%
Warwickshire +18 5 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Staffordshire +8 5 £50,000 -25.93%
Wolverhampton -12 1 £47,500 +5.56%
Herefordshire - 1 £47,500 -
Product Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 43 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (32.74%) Analytical Skills
3 31 (27.43%) SaaS
4 29 (25.66%) Degree
5 28 (24.78%) Mentoring
6 27 (23.89%) User Experience
7 25 (22.12%) Finance
8 23 (20.35%) Microsoft
9 22 (19.47%) Service Delivery
10 21 (18.58%) Marketing
10 21 (18.58%) PaaS
11 20 (17.70%) Retail
12 18 (15.93%) VMware
12 18 (15.93%) Continuous Improvement
12 18 (15.93%) Line Management
12 18 (15.93%) Customer Requirements
13 17 (15.04%) IT Strategy
13 17 (15.04%) Microsoft Azure
14 16 (14.16%) High Availability
14 16 (14.16%) Social Media
15 14 (12.39%) Scrum
15 14 (12.39%) Data Protection
16 13 (11.50%) VMware Infrastructure
16 13 (11.50%) SCVMM
16 13 (11.50%) XenApp
16 13 (11.50%) XenDesktop
16 13 (11.50%) Office 365
16 13 (11.50%) Microsoft Intune
16 13 (11.50%) Virtual Machines
16 13 (11.50%) Virtual Desktop

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 (0.88%) CMS
1 1 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (11.50%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.31%) InVision
3 2 (1.77%) UXPin
4 1 (0.88%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.88%) Camtasia
4 1 (0.88%) FrameMaker
4 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.88%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 31 (27.43%) SaaS
2 21 (18.58%) PaaS
3 17 (15.04%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (11.50%) Azure Active Directory
4 13 (11.50%) Office 365
5 8 (7.08%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (4.42%) IaaS
7 2 (1.77%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (11.50%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (6.19%) ATM
3 4 (3.54%) WAN
4 3 (2.65%) LAN
4 3 (2.65%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (1.77%) Broadband
5 2 (1.77%) Internet
5 2 (1.77%) Network Security
6 1 (0.88%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.88%) HTTP
6 1 (0.88%) SSL
6 1 (0.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.77%) Big Data
3 1 (0.88%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (5.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 2 (1.77%) JIRA
3 1 (0.88%) CocoaPods
3 1 (0.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.88%) Selenium
3 1 (0.88%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.88%) Subversion
General
1 25 (22.12%) Finance
2 21 (18.58%) Marketing
3 20 (17.70%) Retail
4 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.88%) Automotive
5 1 (0.88%) German Language
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.88%) Norwegian Language
5 1 (0.88%) Swedish Language
5 1 (0.88%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 44 (38.94%) Product Manager
2 16 (14.16%) Consultant
2 16 (14.16%) HR Manager
3 13 (11.50%) Payroll Manager
3 13 (11.50%) Technical Consultant
4 11 (9.73%) Analyst
4 11 (9.73%) Business Analyst
5 10 (8.85%) Head of Product Management
6 8 (7.08%) Technical Analyst
6 8 (7.08%) Technical Business Analyst
7 7 (6.19%) Product Owner
8 6 (5.31%) Designer
9 5 (4.42%) Digital Product Manager
9 5 (4.42%) Head of Digital
10 4 (3.54%) Agile Project Manager
10 4 (3.54%) Network Manager
10 4 (3.54%) Network Services Manager
10 4 (3.54%) Senior Designer
10 4 (3.54%) Senior UX Designer
10 4 (3.54%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (7.96%) JSON
1 9 (7.96%) XML
2 5 (4.42%) .NET
3 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET
3 3 (2.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (2.65%) Web Services
4 2 (1.77%) CSS
4 2 (1.77%) CSS3
4 2 (1.77%) Framer.js
4 2 (1.77%) HTML
4 2 (1.77%) HTML5
4 2 (1.77%) OpenCV
4 2 (1.77%) RESTful
5 1 (0.88%) Cocoa
5 1 (0.88%) Cocoa Touch
5 1 (0.88%) Core Animation
5 1 (0.88%) RxSwift
5 1 (0.88%) SOAP
5 1 (0.88%) Spring
5 1 (0.88%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 37 (32.74%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (23.89%) User Experience
3 16 (14.16%) Social Media
4 13 (11.50%) Private Cloud
5 11 (9.73%) Computer Science
6 7 (6.19%) Data Centre
6 7 (6.19%) Public Cloud
7 6 (5.31%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (4.42%) Hybrid Cloud
9 2 (1.77%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.77%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.88%) Animation
10 1 (0.88%) Data Protection Act
10 1 (0.88%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.88%) EPoS
10 1 (0.88%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.50%) Windows
1 13 (11.50%) Windows 10
2 1 (0.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.88%) Linux
2 1 (0.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (38.05%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (24.78%) Mentoring
3 22 (19.47%) Service Delivery
4 18 (15.93%) Continuous Improvement
4 18 (15.93%) Customer Requirements
4 18 (15.93%) Line Management
5 17 (15.04%) IT Strategy
6 16 (14.16%) High Availability
7 14 (12.39%) Data Protection
7 14 (12.39%) Scrum
8 13 (11.50%) Application Virtualisation
8 13 (11.50%) Collaborative Working
8 13 (11.50%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 13 (11.50%) Mobile Device Management
8 13 (11.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
8 13 (11.50%) Presales
9 12 (10.62%) Wireframes
10 10 (8.85%) ERP
11 9 (7.96%) Project Management
11 9 (7.96%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 5 (4.42%) C#
2 4 (3.54%) SQL
3 3 (2.65%) C
3 3 (2.65%) Java
3 3 (2.65%) T-SQL
4 2 (1.77%) C++
4 2 (1.77%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.88%) Apple Swift
5 1 (0.88%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.88%) PHP
5 1 (0.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 29 (25.66%) Degree
2 9 (7.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (5.31%) MCSA
3 6 (5.31%) MCSE
3 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.88%) MBA
5 1 (0.88%) Sun Certification
5 1 (0.88%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.73%) QA
System Software
1 13 (11.50%) Active Directory
1 13 (11.50%) Microsoft App-V
1 13 (11.50%) Virtual Desktop
1 13 (11.50%) Virtual Machines
1 13 (11.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 13 (11.50%) XenApp
1 13 (11.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (11.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 13 (11.50%) Microsoft Intune
1 13 (11.50%) SCDPM
1 13 (11.50%) SCOrch
1 13 (11.50%) SCSM
1 13 (11.50%) SCVMM
2 6 (5.31%) SCCM
Vendors
1 23 (20.35%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.93%) VMware
3 13 (11.50%) Citrix
4 9 (7.96%) ServiceNow
5 7 (6.19%) Google
6 1 (0.88%) Adobe
6 1 (0.88%) Apple
6 1 (0.88%) Lotus
6 1 (0.88%) Sitecore