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Find product managers in London: A guide to source the best talent

Pubished 22nd February 2020


[Updated 09/11/2020]

Product management is the practice of aligning business, technology and UX design to optimise the value of a product throughout its lifecycle. A product manager is responsible for setting the vision, strategy and roadmap of a product or product line.

There are currently 1037 product managers in London and 58% of them have changed jobs in the last year. The average tenure is 1.4 years while the average permanent salary is £78,000 in London.

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Gender breakdown

The product management workforce in London has a male majority of 66% whilst 34% are female.

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What schools are producing product manager talent?

Among the universities where most graduates are placed into product manager roles in London, UCL comes out on top with 35 professionals. The University of Westminster comes in second with 30 professionals followed by The University of Manchester with 28.

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Top 3 fields of study for product managers

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University degrees

Nearly half (46%) of London's product managers have a bachelor’s degree, while over a third (35%) have a master’s degree.

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Top 3 most common skills among product managers


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Most common skills among product managers

The top three skills that product managers in London list on their LinkedIn profile are Product Strategy (100%), Product Management (98%) and Product Development (60%).

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Fastest-growing skills among product managers

The top three fastest-growing skills among product managers in London, as listed on their LinkedIn profile are Data Analytics (181%), Product Road Mapping (126%) and Product Strategy (75%).

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Most common titles among product managers in London

Product Manager (46%), Senior Product Manager (25%) and Product Owner (15%) are the most common titles among London's product manager workforce.

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Top companies hiring product managers

The top companies in London employing the most product managers are Facebook (16), BBC (12) and Amazon (11).

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Industries hiring product managers in London

The industries where most product managers have been hired in London are Financial Services (164), IT & Services (158) and Internet (148).

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