Period
to 20 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Management
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 276 248 263
Rank change year-on-year -28 +15 +4
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 53 89 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.52% 0.79% 0.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.59% 0.88% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 33 74 72
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +22.22% -10.00%
10th Percentile £39,450 £33,300 £28,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £81,250 £77,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -0.90%

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 8975 10081 9567
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 88.89% 89.13% 87.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7261 7878 7887
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £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 20 November 2017.

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 November 2017. 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 +10 28 £52,500 -12.50% 2
Coventry +15 12 £50,000 +122.22% 2
Warwickshire -18 4 - -
Solihull -9 3 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Herefordshire - 2 £58,750 - 1
Staffordshire -3 1 £75,000 +66.67% 1
Worcestershire -7 1 £27,500 -39.56% 1
Product Management
England

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, 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 32 (60.38%) Marketing
2 23 (43.40%) Mentoring
3 22 (41.51%) SaaS
4 20 (37.74%) Degree
5 18 (33.96%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (32.08%) Line Management
7 16 (30.19%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (30.19%) Social Media
7 16 (30.19%) PaaS
7 16 (30.19%) Finance
7 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (20.75%) Retail
9 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (16.98%) Pricing Strategy
10 8 (15.09%) Software Engineering
11 7 (13.21%) Customer Insight
12 6 (11.32%) User Experience
12 6 (11.32%) Strategic Planning
12 6 (11.32%) Customer Engagement
12 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
13 5 (9.43%) Wireframes
13 5 (9.43%) Collaborative Working
14 4 (7.55%) Analytics
14 4 (7.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
14 4 (7.55%) Axure RP
14 4 (7.55%) Salesforce.com
14 4 (7.55%) SLA
14 4 (7.55%) Adobe
14 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 4 (7.55%) PMP

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 (1.89%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 22 (41.51%) SaaS
2 16 (30.19%) PaaS
3 4 (7.55%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 4 (7.55%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (3.77%) Office 365
5 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) Broadband
1 3 (5.66%) Ethernet
2 1 (1.89%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.89%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.89%) MySQL
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Axure RP
1 4 (7.55%) Balsamiq Mockups
2 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA
2 1 (1.89%) JIRA Agile
General
1 32 (60.38%) Marketing
2 16 (30.19%) Finance
3 11 (20.75%) Retail
4 2 (3.77%) Legal
Job Titles
1 30 (56.60%) Product Manager
2 6 (11.32%) Architect
2 6 (11.32%) Business Architect
2 6 (11.32%) Business Solution Architect
2 6 (11.32%) Software Manager
2 6 (11.32%) Software Product Manager
2 6 (11.32%) Solutions Architect
3 5 (9.43%) Product Owner
4 4 (7.55%) Designer
4 4 (7.55%) Senior Designer
5 3 (5.66%) Broadband Product Manager
5 3 (5.66%) Consultant
5 3 (5.66%) Development Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Business Analyst
6 2 (3.77%) Business Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Product Development Manager
6 2 (3.77%) Project Manager
7 1 (1.89%) Author
7 1 (1.89%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) Web Services
2 1 (1.89%) CSS
2 1 (1.89%) jQuery
2 1 (1.89%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.96%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (30.19%) Social Media
3 6 (11.32%) User Experience
4 2 (3.77%) Fintech
5 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.89%) Windows
1 1 (1.89%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (43.40%) Mentoring
2 17 (32.08%) Line Management
3 16 (30.19%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (30.19%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (16.98%) Pricing Strategy
4 9 (16.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 8 (15.09%) Software Engineering
6 7 (13.21%) Customer Insight
7 6 (11.32%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
7 6 (11.32%) Strategic Planning
8 5 (9.43%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (9.43%) Wireframes
9 4 (7.55%) Analytics
9 4 (7.55%) Behavioural Analytics
9 4 (7.55%) Conversion Rate Optimisation
9 4 (7.55%) Logistics
9 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2
9 4 (7.55%) Prototyping
10 3 (5.66%) Performance Metrics
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.89%) Java
1 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
1 1 (1.89%) PHP
1 1 (1.89%) PHP 7
1 1 (1.89%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (37.74%) Degree
2 4 (7.55%) PMI Certification
2 4 (7.55%) PMP
2 4 (7.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) SLA
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.89%) BitLocker
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.89%) XenApp
2 1 (1.89%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) AirWatch
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (1.89%) SCDPM
1 1 (1.89%) SCOrch
1 1 (1.89%) SCSM
1 1 (1.89%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (7.55%) Adobe
1 4 (7.55%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.89%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.89%) Capita
2 1 (1.89%) Citrix
2 1 (1.89%) IFS
2 1 (1.89%) Infor
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.89%) MobileIron
2 1 (1.89%) Sage
2 1 (1.89%) VMware
2 1 (1.89%) Zend