Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 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
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 249 292 313
Rank change year-on-year +43 +21 -13
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Manager 54 29 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.57% 0.29% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.30% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 38 25 38
West Midlands median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% +11.11% -18.18%
10th Percentile £43,750 £42,500 £40,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £64,500 £61,125
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% -4.17% +4.35%

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 9,139 9,776 11,937
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.30% 96.68% 96.22%
Number of salaries quoted 7,103 8,238 9,470
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £63,750
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 15 July 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 15 July 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 +15 24 £60,000 +26.32% 3
Birmingham -7 11 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Warwickshire - 5 £70,000 - 3
Staffordshire - 4 £50,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £47,500 -
Shropshire - 1 - -
Worcestershire - 1 £42,500 -
Product Manager
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 44 (81.48%) Product Management
2 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 16 (29.63%) IT Strategy
4 16 (29.63%) High Availability
5 15 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
6 14 (25.93%) Finance
7 13 (24.07%) SaaS
7 13 (24.07%) PaaS
7 13 (24.07%) Marketing
8 10 (18.52%) Project Management
9 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (16.67%) Degree
9 9 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 8 (14.81%) Social Media
10 8 (14.81%) Coaching
10 8 (14.81%) Line Management
11 7 (12.96%) WAN
12 6 (11.11%) IaaS
12 6 (11.11%) Data Centre
13 5 (9.26%) User Experience
13 5 (9.26%) Private Cloud
13 5 (9.26%) Hybrid Cloud
13 5 (9.26%) Public Cloud
13 5 (9.26%) LAN
13 5 (9.26%) Scrum
13 5 (9.26%) VMware
13 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
13 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
13 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS

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 (1.85%) IIS
1 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (24.07%) PaaS
1 13 (24.07%) SaaS
2 6 (11.11%) IaaS
3 5 (9.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) WAN
2 5 (9.26%) LAN
3 3 (5.56%) Network Security
3 3 (5.56%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.70%) Broadband
4 2 (3.70%) Internet
5 1 (1.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.85%) EDRMS
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Ant
1 1 (1.85%) Gradle
1 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.85%) Maven
1 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (25.93%) Finance
2 13 (24.07%) Marketing
3 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
3 5 (9.26%) Retail
4 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 15 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.81%) Social Media
3 6 (11.11%) Data Centre
4 5 (9.26%) Hybrid Cloud
4 5 (9.26%) Private Cloud
4 5 (9.26%) Public Cloud
4 5 (9.26%) User Experience
5 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.85%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.85%) Linux
1 1 (1.85%) Unix
1 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (81.48%) Product Management
2 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 16 (29.63%) High Availability
4 16 (29.63%) IT Strategy
5 10 (18.52%) Project Management
6 9 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 9 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (14.81%) Coaching
7 8 (14.81%) Line Management
8 5 (9.26%) Scrum
8 5 (9.26%) Use Case
9 4 (7.41%) Acceptance Criteria
9 4 (7.41%) Competitor Analysis
9 4 (7.41%) User Stories
10 3 (5.56%) Content Development
10 3 (5.56%) Customer-Centricity
10 3 (5.56%) Financial Analysis
10 3 (5.56%) Integrated Marketing
10 3 (5.56%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.85%) MBA
3 1 (1.85%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Google
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
1 5 (9.26%) VMware
2 1 (1.85%) Hyperion
2 1 (1.85%) Oracle
2 1 (1.85%) SAP