The first table below looks at the demand for the Product Owner role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Product Owner in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Owner
Rank 719 797 856
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +59
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Owner 163 73 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.067% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.071% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 138 57 37
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £52,500
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -2.56%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

Product Owner
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Product Owner in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Product Owner Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Product Owner
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Product Owner within the UK.

Product Owner Salary Trend in the UK

Product Owner
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Product Owner over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 within the UK.

Product Owner Salary Histogram in the UK

Product Owner
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Owner within the UK over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +17 149 £55,000 +4.76% 9
London +3 89 £55,000 -4.34% 6
South East +12 22 £62,500 +4.16%
Yorkshire -21 11 £45,000 +16.88%
City of London -10 10 £50,000 -16.66%
West Midlands +14 9 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Leeds -28 9 £45,000 +16.88%
West Yorkshire -38 9 £45,000 +16.88%
East of England -16 8 £70,000 +40.00% 1
Middlesex - 8 £62,500 -
Berkshire - 7 £70,000 -
Maidenhead - 7 £70,000 -
Glasgow - 7 £35,000 - 1
Scotland - 7 £35,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 6 £40,000 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 6 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire -21 5 £75,000 +50.00% 1
Surrey - 5 £75,000 -
Dorset - 4 £52,500 -
South West - 4 £52,500 -
North West - 4 £60,000 - 1
Staines - 4 £75,000 -
Poole - 4 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire +8 3 £65,000 +62.50%
St Albans - 3 £75,000 -
Manchester - 3 £60,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £41,250 -
Coventry +4 2 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Derby - 2 £40,000 -
Knutsford - 2 £60,000 -

Product Owner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Product Owner in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Product Owner in their job title.

1 156 (49.52%) Scrum
2 129 (40.95%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (36.51%) Marketing
4 64 (20.32%) User Stories
5 58 (18.41%) E-Commerce
6 44 (13.97%) Retail
7 42 (13.33%) Business Analysis
7 42 (13.33%) Social Media
8 37 (11.75%) Games
9 28 (8.89%) Finance
9 28 (8.89%) Project Management
9 28 (8.89%) Product Management
10 26 (8.25%) CRM
10 26 (8.25%) SaaS
10 26 (8.25%) Information Architecture
11 24 (7.62%) Analytics
11 24 (7.62%) Digital Marketing
12 23 (7.30%) Degree
13 22 (6.98%) QA
13 22 (6.98%) Management Information System
14 21 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 21 (6.67%) Use Case
14 21 (6.67%) Mobile App
15 17 (5.40%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (5.08%) Kanban
17 14 (4.44%) Time Management
18 13 (4.13%) Continuous Improvement
18 13 (4.13%) Content Management
19 12 (3.81%) Google
19 12 (3.81%) Microsoft

Product Owner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs within the UK that cited Product Owner in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Product Owner in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (1.59%) CMS
2 4 (1.27%) OpenStack
3 3 (0.95%) Moodle
4 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (1.27%) FastStats
2 2 (0.63%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.32%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
1 5 (1.59%) Google Analytics
2 3 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.63%) Monis
4 1 (0.32%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 26 (8.25%) SaaS
2 5 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.27%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.49%) Internet
2 4 (1.27%) SMS
3 2 (0.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.32%) Star Schema
3 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.32%) MySQL
3 1 (0.32%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.32%) OLAP
3 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.32%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.32%) Big Data
3 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 4 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 115 (36.51%) Marketing
2 44 (13.97%) Retail
3 37 (11.75%) Games
4 28 (8.89%) Finance
5 8 (2.54%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.22%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.90%) Advertising
7 6 (1.90%) Publishing
7 6 (1.90%) Automotive
7 6 (1.90%) Banking
8 4 (1.27%) Back Office
8 4 (1.27%) Electronics
9 2 (0.63%) Front Office
10 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.22%) Web Services
2 6 (1.90%) HTML
3 5 (1.59%) .NET
4 3 (0.95%) CSS
5 2 (0.63%) jQuery
6 1 (0.32%) Velocity
6 1 (0.32%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 42 (13.33%) Social Media
2 22 (6.98%) Management Information System
3 21 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.81%) Visualisation
5 8 (2.54%) Digital Media
6 7 (2.22%) Computer Science
7 5 (1.59%) E-Learning
8 4 (1.27%) iPhone
8 4 (1.27%) Learning Management System
8 4 (1.27%) EMV
8 4 (1.27%) Derivative
8 4 (1.27%) Blog
9 3 (0.95%) DTV
9 3 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.63%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.63%) IVR
10 2 (0.63%) Mobile Games
11 1 (0.32%) Equities
11 1 (0.32%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.81%) Apple iOS
1 12 (3.81%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (49.52%) Scrum
2 129 (40.95%) Agile Software Development
3 64 (20.32%) User Stories
4 58 (18.41%) E-Commerce
5 42 (13.33%) Business Analysis
6 28 (8.89%) Project Management
6 28 (8.89%) Product Management
7 26 (8.25%) CRM
7 26 (8.25%) Information Architecture
8 24 (7.62%) Analytics
8 24 (7.62%) Digital Marketing
9 21 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (6.67%) Use Case
10 17 (5.40%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (5.08%) Kanban
12 14 (4.44%) Time Management
13 13 (4.13%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (4.13%) Content Management
14 12 (3.81%) Waterfall
14 12 (3.81%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 10 (3.17%) SQL
2 9 (2.86%) Java
3 6 (1.90%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.95%) Lisp
4 3 (0.95%) Python
4 3 (0.95%) Golang
4 3 (0.95%) Scala
5 1 (0.32%) Ruby
5 1 (0.32%) C
5 1 (0.32%) C#
5 1 (0.32%) C++
5 1 (0.32%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 23 (7.30%) Degree
2 2 (0.63%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (6.98%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.32%) EMIR
3 1 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
3 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.27%) vCloud
2 4 (1.27%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 12 (3.81%) Google
1 12 (3.81%) Microsoft
1 12 (3.81%) SAP
2 8 (2.54%) HP
3 6 (1.90%) VMware
4 5 (1.59%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.27%) Adobe
6 2 (0.63%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.63%) Ariba
7 1 (0.32%) Progress
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