Period
to 16 October 2018

The median annual salary for a Product Manager was £60,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 234 283 302
Rank change year-on-year +49 +19 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 59 43 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.68% 0.43% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.45% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 41 31 48
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +15.79% -5.00%
10th Percentile £43,750 £46,250 £40,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% - -

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 8,307 9,568 11,271
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.41% 96.56% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 6,467 7,967 8,908
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,913 £24,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 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 +39 36 £60,000 +9.09% 3
Birmingham -17 7 £50,000 -16.67% 5
Warwickshire - 5 £70,000 -
Staffordshire - 4 £50,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £42,500 - 1
Shropshire +15 1 - -
Herefordshire +10 1 £47,500 -
Product Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, Product Manager job roles required the following IT 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 featuring Product Manager in the job title.

1 48 (81.36%) Product Management
2 34 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (44.07%) Finance
4 20 (33.90%) Retail
5 15 (25.42%) Stakeholder Management
5 15 (25.42%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (23.73%) Strategic Planning
7 13 (22.03%) Mentoring
7 13 (22.03%) High Availability
7 13 (22.03%) IT Strategy
8 12 (20.34%) Decision-Making
9 11 (18.64%) Co-Creation
9 11 (18.64%) Marketing
9 11 (18.64%) Telecoms
10 10 (16.95%) Coaching
11 9 (15.25%) Project Management
11 9 (15.25%) WAN
12 8 (13.56%) User Experience
12 8 (13.56%) Pricing Strategy
13 7 (11.86%) CRM
13 7 (11.86%) Manufacturing
13 7 (11.86%) SaaS
14 6 (10.17%) LAN
15 5 (8.47%) Scrum
15 5 (8.47%) Broadband
15 5 (8.47%) B2B
15 5 (8.47%) Internet
15 5 (8.47%) Use Case
15 5 (8.47%) Degree
15 5 (8.47%) Acceptance Criteria

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.69%) IIS
1 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.86%) SaaS
2 4 (6.78%) PaaS
3 2 (3.39%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (15.25%) WAN
2 6 (10.17%) LAN
3 5 (8.47%) Broadband
3 5 (8.47%) Internet
4 3 (5.08%) Network Security
4 3 (5.08%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.69%) EDRMS
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Ant
1 1 (1.69%) Gradle
1 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.69%) Maven
1 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 26 (44.07%) Finance
2 20 (33.90%) Retail
3 11 (18.64%) Marketing
3 11 (18.64%) Telecoms
4 7 (11.86%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.42%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (13.56%) User Experience
3 4 (6.78%) Social Media
4 3 (5.08%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.69%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.69%) Linux
1 1 (1.69%) Unix
1 1 (1.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (81.36%) Product Management
2 34 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.42%) Stakeholder Management
4 14 (23.73%) Strategic Planning
5 13 (22.03%) High Availability
5 13 (22.03%) IT Strategy
5 13 (22.03%) Mentoring
6 12 (20.34%) Decision-Making
7 11 (18.64%) Co-Creation
8 10 (16.95%) Coaching
9 9 (15.25%) Project Management
10 8 (13.56%) Pricing Strategy
11 7 (11.86%) CRM
12 5 (8.47%) Acceptance Criteria
12 5 (8.47%) B2B
12 5 (8.47%) Continuous Delivery
12 5 (8.47%) Disruptive Innovation
12 5 (8.47%) Scrum
12 5 (8.47%) Use Case
12 5 (8.47%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.69%) MBA
3 1 (1.69%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (5.08%) Salesforce.com
1 3 (5.08%) SAP
2 1 (1.69%) Oracle