Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 249 254 247
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7 +27
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 67 69 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.69% 0.65% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.78% 0.73% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 44 52 70
West Midlands median annual salary £51,750 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.91% +22.22% -20.00%
10th Percentile £40,375 £35,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £77,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 8,628 9,471 8,993
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.56% 89.76% 87.60%
Number of salaries quoted 6,817 7,418 7,503
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £42,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.38% +1.82% +3.13%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 17 January 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 17 January 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
Birmingham +24 39 £52,500 -12.50% 6
Coventry +8 17 £50,000 -16.67% 1
Warwickshire -2 4 - -
Herefordshire - 2 £58,750 - 1
Staffordshire -2 1 £75,000 +66.67% 2
Solihull -16 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Shropshire - 1 £30,000 -
Product Management
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing Product Management also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Product Management.

1 30 (44.78%) Marketing
2 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (37.31%) Mentoring
4 22 (32.84%) Degree
5 21 (31.34%) SaaS
5 21 (31.34%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (26.87%) Line Management
7 17 (25.37%) Finance
8 16 (23.88%) PaaS
8 16 (23.88%) Social Media
8 16 (23.88%) Continuous Improvement
9 13 (19.40%) User Experience
10 12 (17.91%) Software Engineering
10 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (17.91%) Scrum
11 11 (16.42%) Collaborative Working
12 10 (14.93%) Business Analysis
12 10 (14.93%) Retail
13 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 8 (11.94%) Wireframes
14 7 (10.45%) Prototyping
14 7 (10.45%) Customer Insight
14 7 (10.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 7 (10.45%) Customer Requirements
14 7 (10.45%) Pricing Strategy
15 6 (8.96%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
15 6 (8.96%) Axure RP
15 6 (8.96%) Analytics
15 6 (8.96%) Behavioural Analytics
15 6 (8.96%) Wealth Management

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 (1.49%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.49%) InVision
3 1 (1.49%) UXPin
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Postilion
Cloud Services
1 21 (31.34%) SaaS
2 16 (23.88%) PaaS
3 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.97%) Office 365
3 4 (5.97%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 4 (5.97%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 3 (4.48%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Broadband
1 3 (4.48%) Ethernet
1 3 (4.48%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.49%) FCoE
2 1 (1.49%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (1.49%) iSCSI
2 1 (1.49%) NAS
2 1 (1.49%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (10.45%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 6 (8.96%) Axure RP
3 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.99%) Subversion
General
1 30 (44.78%) Marketing
2 17 (25.37%) Finance
3 10 (14.93%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Advertising
4 1 (1.49%) Legal
4 1 (1.49%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 26 (38.81%) Product Manager
2 12 (17.91%) Product Owner
3 9 (13.43%) Analyst
3 9 (13.43%) Business Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Designer
4 6 (8.96%) Pensions Business Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Product Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Product Business Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Senior Designer
5 5 (7.46%) Consultant
5 5 (7.46%) Life and Pensions Business Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Software Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) Software Product Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Business Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Business Solution Architect
6 4 (5.97%) Software Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Software Product Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Broadband Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.48%) Web Services
2 2 (2.99%) RESTful
2 2 (2.99%) Spring
3 1 (1.49%) CSS
3 1 (1.49%) CSS3
3 1 (1.49%) Flash
3 1 (1.49%) Framer.js
3 1 (1.49%) HTML
3 1 (1.49%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 21 (31.34%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (23.88%) Social Media
3 13 (19.40%) User Experience
4 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.99%) Fintech
4 2 (2.99%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) Celerra
5 1 (1.49%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.49%) CMDB
5 1 (1.49%) EMC VNX
5 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.49%) IBM XIV
5 1 (1.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.48%) Windows
1 3 (4.48%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.49%) Linux
2 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (37.31%) Mentoring
3 18 (26.87%) Line Management
4 16 (23.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (17.91%) Scrum
5 12 (17.91%) Software Engineering
5 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 11 (16.42%) Collaborative Working
7 10 (14.93%) Business Analysis
8 8 (11.94%) Wireframes
9 7 (10.45%) Customer Insight
9 7 (10.45%) Customer Requirements
9 7 (10.45%) Pricing Strategy
9 7 (10.45%) Prototyping
10 6 (8.96%) Analytics
10 6 (8.96%) Behavioural Analytics
10 6 (8.96%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
10 6 (8.96%) Wealth Management
11 5 (7.46%) Presales
11 5 (7.46%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (4.48%) SQL
2 2 (2.99%) Java
3 1 (1.49%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 22 (32.84%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) PMI Certification
2 4 (5.97%) PMP
2 4 (5.97%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (1.49%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) QA
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (4.48%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (4.48%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (4.48%) XenApp
2 3 (4.48%) XenDesktop
3 2 (2.99%) BitLocker
4 1 (1.49%) NFS
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (4.48%) SCDPM
1 3 (4.48%) SCOrch
1 3 (4.48%) SCSM
1 3 (4.48%) SCVMM
2 2 (2.99%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (8.96%) Adobe
2 4 (5.97%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.48%) Citrix
3 3 (4.48%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.48%) VMware
4 2 (2.99%) Capita
4 2 (2.99%) MobileIron
5 1 (1.49%) 3PAR
5 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.49%) Brocade
5 1 (1.49%) Cisco
5 1 (1.49%) EMC
5 1 (1.49%) HP
5 1 (1.49%) IBM
5 1 (1.49%) IFS
5 1 (1.49%) Infor
5 1 (1.49%) Isilon
5 1 (1.49%) Remedy
5 1 (1.49%) Sage
5 1 (1.49%) Twitter