Period
to 23 January 2018

The median annual salary for a Product Manager was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 23 January 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
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 292 286 290
Rank change year-on-year -6 +4 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 32 30 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.29% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.30% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 16 27 20
West Midlands median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.91% +9.19% -30.45%
10th Percentile £46,875 £38,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £79,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +9.09%

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 9,550 10,106 10,077
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.71% 96.88% 97.02%
Number of salaries quoted 7,605 8,037 8,445
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 23 January 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 23 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 23 £60,000 - 1
Coventry -7 3 £55,000 +15.79% 1
Warwickshire -3 1 - - 1
Solihull -11 1 £50,000 +11.11%
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 23 January 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 25 (78.13%) Product Management
2 24 (75.00%) Marketing
3 19 (59.38%) SaaS
4 17 (53.13%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (53.13%) Mentoring
5 16 (50.00%) Line Management
5 16 (50.00%) PaaS
5 16 (50.00%) Social Media
5 16 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (50.00%) Degree
6 6 (18.75%) Finance
6 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (18.75%) Pricing Strategy
7 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (12.50%) Logistics
8 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
8 3 (9.38%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (9.38%) Analytics
8 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
8 3 (9.38%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (9.38%) Product Marketing
8 3 (9.38%) Retail
8 3 (9.38%) Project Management
8 3 (9.38%) Broadband
8 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
8 3 (9.38%) SLA
8 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
8 3 (9.38%) Performance Metrics
9 2 (6.25%) Fintech
9 2 (6.25%) C#

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 19 (59.38%) SaaS
2 16 (50.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) Broadband
1 3 (9.38%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 24 (75.00%) Marketing
2 6 (18.75%) Finance
3 3 (9.38%) Retail
4 1 (3.13%) Advertising
4 1 (3.13%) Legal
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (3.13%) CSS
2 1 (3.13%) HTML
2 1 (3.13%) RESTful
2 1 (3.13%) SOAP
2 1 (3.13%) Web Services
2 1 (3.13%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (50.00%) Social Media
3 2 (6.25%) Fintech
4 1 (3.13%) User Experience
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (78.13%) Product Management
2 17 (53.13%) Mentoring
3 16 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 16 (50.00%) Line Management
4 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (18.75%) Pricing Strategy
5 4 (12.50%) Logistics
5 4 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (9.38%) Analytics
6 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
6 3 (9.38%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (9.38%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (9.38%) Product Marketing
6 3 (9.38%) Project Management
6 3 (9.38%) Service Delivery
6 3 (9.38%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
6 3 (9.38%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (6.25%) Demand Management
7 2 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (6.25%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) C#
2 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
2 1 (3.13%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.13%) SAP