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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Product Management
England / West Midlands
Rank 182 186 195
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Product Management 27 55 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.90% 0.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 1.03% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 16
Median salary £53,750 £42,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.47% +10.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,950 £30,000 £32,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,750 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +10.52% +7.95%  

Product Management is in the process and methodology skills category. The next 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 and methodology skills.

Process & Methodology Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 4176 5362 4204
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 89.88% 88.22% 83.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3387 4322 3507
Median salary £42,500 £43,200 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.62% +1.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year - +4.65%  

Product Management
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Product Management as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Coventry +27 12 £50,000 -
Birmingham +10 8 £55,000 +47.65%
Warwickshire +11 3 £55,000 +29.41%
Staffordshire +3 2 - -
Solihull - 1 £41,500 -
Walsall - 1 - -
Product Management
England

Product Management
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 22 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (33.33%) Marketing
2 17 (33.33%) Finance
3 16 (31.37%) Retail
4 14 (27.45%) QA
5 13 (25.49%) Project Management
6 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (19.61%) Line Management
7 10 (19.61%) SDLC
8 9 (17.65%) Scrum
9 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (15.69%) Java
9 8 (15.69%) OO
10 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
10 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
10 7 (13.73%) Degree
10 7 (13.73%) SaaS
11 6 (11.76%) Kanban
11 6 (11.76%) Visualisation
11 6 (11.76%) Presales
11 6 (11.76%) People Management
11 6 (11.76%) JIRA
11 6 (11.76%) TDD
11 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
11 6 (11.76%) CSS
11 6 (11.76%) HTML
11 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
12 5 (9.80%) CRM
12 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
12 5 (9.80%) Velocity

Product Management
Top Related 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 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.92%) ColdFusion
2 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (3.92%) Skype for Business
3 1 (1.96%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.96%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
1 3 (5.88%) MS Office
1 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.92%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.96%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (1.96%) PTC Creo
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.73%) SaaS
2 5 (9.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.84%) Office 365
4 3 (5.88%) PaaS
4 3 (5.88%) Trello
5 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (3.92%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.92%) Google Analytics
5 2 (3.92%) Google App Engine
5 2 (3.92%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (3.92%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) RFID
1 2 (3.92%) Skype
1 2 (3.92%) Wireless
2 1 (1.96%) Internet
2 1 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.73%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.92%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) MS Access
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (11.76%) JIRA
2 5 (9.80%) JIRA Agile
3 3 (5.88%) Axure RP
3 3 (5.88%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 3 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 3 (5.88%) Subversion
4 2 (3.92%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.96%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.96%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (33.33%) Finance
1 17 (33.33%) Marketing
2 16 (31.37%) Retail
3 6 (11.76%) Telecoms
4 4 (7.84%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.88%) Automotive
6 2 (3.92%) Publishing
7 1 (1.96%) Billing
7 1 (1.96%) German Language
7 1 (1.96%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) Product Manager
2 8 (15.69%) Developer
3 7 (13.73%) Project Manager
4 6 (11.76%) Development Manager
5 5 (9.80%) Analyst
5 5 (9.80%) Development Project Manager
5 5 (9.80%) IT Development Manager
5 5 (9.80%) IT Manager
5 5 (9.80%) IT Project Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Consultant
6 4 (7.84%) Product Owner
7 3 (5.88%) Digital Product Owner
7 3 (5.88%) Head of Product Management
7 3 (5.88%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Office 365 Consultant
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.88%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.92%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (3.92%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.76%) CSS
1 6 (11.76%) HTML
2 5 (9.80%) Velocity
3 3 (5.88%) .NET
3 3 (5.88%) D3.js
3 3 (5.88%) HTML5
3 3 (5.88%) jQuery
3 3 (5.88%) RESTful
3 3 (5.88%) Spring
3 3 (5.88%) Web Services
4 2 (3.92%) CSS3
5 1 (1.96%) CORBA
5 1 (1.96%) Wayland
5 1 (1.96%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 11 (21.57%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.84%) User Experience
3 3 (5.88%) Smart Energy
3 3 (5.88%) Smart Home
4 2 (3.92%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.96%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.96%) Animation
5 1 (1.96%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.96%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.96%) Infotainment
5 1 (1.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (1.96%) MeeGo
2 1 (1.96%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.49%) Project Management
3 10 (19.61%) Line Management
3 10 (19.61%) SDLC
4 9 (17.65%) Scrum
5 8 (15.69%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (15.69%) OO
6 6 (11.76%) Kanban
6 6 (11.76%) People Management
6 6 (11.76%) Presales
6 6 (11.76%) TDD
6 6 (11.76%) Visualisation
7 5 (9.80%) CRM
7 5 (9.80%) Disruptive Innovation
7 5 (9.80%) Project Governance
7 5 (9.80%) Service Delivery
7 5 (9.80%) Web Development
8 4 (7.84%) Customer Requirements
8 4 (7.84%) Software Delivery
8 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 8 (15.69%) Java
2 7 (13.73%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.88%) C#
3 3 (5.88%) SQL
4 2 (3.92%) PHP
5 1 (1.96%) C
5 1 (1.96%) C++
5 1 (1.96%) Embedded C
5 1 (1.96%) Embedded C++
5 1 (1.96%) VB
5 1 (1.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (13.73%) Degree
2 3 (5.88%) MCSE
2 3 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.96%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (27.45%) QA
2 2 (3.92%) SLA
3 1 (1.96%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.80%) Google
3 4 (7.84%) Oracle
4 1 (1.96%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (1.96%) ANSYS
4 1 (1.96%) Apple
4 1 (1.96%) Aruba
4 1 (1.96%) ATG
4 1 (1.96%) Cisco
4 1 (1.96%) HP
4 1 (1.96%) hybris
4 1 (1.96%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) Intel
4 1 (1.96%) NEC
4 1 (1.96%) VMware