Period
to 15 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Product Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Manager
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 275 285 300
Rank change year-on-year +10 +15 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 47 37 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.47% 0.33% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.35% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 29 36 16
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £50,250 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.45% +8.65% -30.45%
10th Percentile £46,250 £40,000 £42,500
90th Percentile £64,000 £77,500 £66,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9735 10711 10262
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.66% 96.38% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7917 8503 8555
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

Product Manager
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings that featured Product Manager in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Product Manager in the West Midlands

Product Manager
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Product Manager in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Product Manager in the West Midlands

Product Manager
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Product Manager in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 15 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Product Manager in the West Midlands

Product Manager
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 Manager within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 15 December 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 +19 30 £60,000 -
Coventry +6 6 £55,000 -4.35%
Solihull -8 6 £50,000 +11.11%
Warwickshire -7 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £50,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £47,500 -
Shropshire - 1 £65,000 -
Product Manager
England

Product Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 15 December 2017, Product Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region featuring Product Manager in the job title.

1 31 (65.96%) Marketing
1 31 (65.96%) Product Management
2 23 (48.94%) SaaS
3 18 (38.30%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (38.30%) Mentoring
4 17 (36.17%) Line Management
4 17 (36.17%) PaaS
4 17 (36.17%) Social Media
4 17 (36.17%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (36.17%) Degree
5 13 (27.66%) Finance
6 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
7 10 (21.28%) Pricing Strategy
8 9 (19.15%) Analytics
8 9 (19.15%) Electronic Trading
8 9 (19.15%) E-Commerce
8 9 (19.15%) Service Delivery
9 8 (17.02%) Business Analysis
9 8 (17.02%) Data Analytics
10 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
10 6 (12.77%) Strategic Planning
10 6 (12.77%) Change Management
10 6 (12.77%) Retail
10 6 (12.77%) Demand Management
10 6 (12.77%) Customer Engagement
11 4 (8.51%) Logistics
12 3 (6.38%) Customer Insight
12 3 (6.38%) Project Management
12 3 (6.38%) Broadband

Product Manager Skill Set
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:

Cloud Services
1 23 (48.94%) SaaS
2 17 (36.17%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) Broadband
1 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 31 (65.96%) Marketing
2 13 (27.66%) Finance
3 6 (12.77%) Retail
4 2 (4.26%) Legal
5 1 (2.13%) Advertising
5 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.26%) .NET
2 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (2.13%) CSS
2 1 (2.13%) HTML
2 1 (2.13%) RESTful
2 1 (2.13%) SOAP
2 1 (2.13%) Web Services
2 1 (2.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (38.30%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (36.17%) Social Media
3 3 (6.38%) User Experience
4 2 (4.26%) Fintech
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (65.96%) Product Management
2 18 (38.30%) Mentoring
3 17 (36.17%) Continuous Improvement
3 17 (36.17%) Line Management
4 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (21.28%) Pricing Strategy
5 10 (21.28%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (19.15%) Analytics
6 9 (19.15%) E-Commerce
6 9 (19.15%) Electronic Trading
6 9 (19.15%) Service Delivery
7 8 (17.02%) Business Analysis
7 8 (17.02%) Data Analytics
8 6 (12.77%) Change Management
8 6 (12.77%) Customer Engagement
8 6 (12.77%) Demand Management
8 6 (12.77%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 6 (12.77%) Strategic Planning
9 4 (8.51%) Logistics
10 3 (6.38%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.26%) C#
2 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
2 1 (2.13%) SQL
2 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (36.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.13%) SAP