The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Owner
Rank 717 789 821
Rank change year-on-year
+72 +32
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Owner 181 151 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.13% 0.057%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.13% 0.060%
Number of salaries quoted 134 125 61
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £61,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -14.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
104431 113016 104618
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.61% 94.72%
Number of salaries quoted 85383 91912 87037
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,750 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 4 May 2015 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 4 May 2015. 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 +54 167 £50,000 +11.11% 33
London +55 100 £60,000 +20.00% 16
South East +6 21 £37,500 -16.66% 7
North West +21 14 £43,500 +4.81% 5
Yorkshire +21 14 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Leeds +23 13 £35,000 -12.50% 1
West Yorkshire +14 13 £35,000 -12.50% 2
Manchester +26 10 £42,750 +3.01% 2
Buckinghamshire +12 9 £41,250 -8.33% 1
City of London +7 9 £50,000 +5.26% 4
West Midlands -4 9 £42,500 +1.49%
Milton Keynes - 8 £45,000 - 1
East of England +27 6 £36,250 -27.50% 1
North Yorkshire +13 6 - - 1
Berkshire -1 6 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Coventry - 5 £47,500 -
Harrogate - 5 - -
Surrey +24 4 £37,500 -26.82%
Cheshire - 4 £43,500 - 3
Cambridgeshire +16 3 £40,000 -
Cambridge +14 3 £40,000 -
Slough - 3 £37,500 - 3
Hampshire - 3 £37,500 -
West Sussex - 3 £55,000 - 1
Farnborough - 3 £37,500 -
Woking +12 2 £37,500 +36.36%
Essex +9 2 £62,500 +23.76%
Wales -1 2 - -
South Wales -9 2 - -
East Midlands -10 2 £42,500 +21.42%

Product Owner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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.

1 231 (74.04%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (47.44%) Scrum
3 104 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 83 (26.60%) Retail
5 78 (25.00%) User Stories
6 67 (21.47%) Business Analysis
7 55 (17.63%) User Experience
8 54 (17.31%) Product Management
9 41 (13.14%) Finance
9 41 (13.14%) Project Management
10 40 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
11 39 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
12 37 (11.86%) Marketing
13 36 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
13 36 (11.54%) Analytics
14 32 (10.26%) Degree
14 32 (10.26%) B2B
15 30 (9.62%) SOA
15 30 (9.62%) Google
16 29 (9.29%) Logistics
17 27 (8.65%) Use Case
17 27 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
18 25 (8.01%) Continuous Integration
18 25 (8.01%) Business Development
18 25 (8.01%) Mobile App
19 23 (7.37%) Software Delivery
20 22 (7.05%) Data Mapping
21 20 (6.41%) B2C
22 19 (6.09%) QA
23 17 (5.45%) Software Engineering

Product Owner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 2015, 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 8 (2.56%) CMS
2 4 (1.28%) Confluence
3 2 (0.64%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.64%) JBoss
4 1 (0.32%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 5 (1.60%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.64%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.32%) MS Project
3 1 (0.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (1.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.32%) Unica
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.81%) Cloud Computing
2 14 (4.49%) Google Analytics
3 12 (3.85%) SaaS
4 2 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.32%) Yammer
5 1 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (0.32%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.13%) Big Data
2 10 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.28%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.96%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.64%) Hadoop
5 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.32%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (4.81%) JIRA
2 4 (1.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (0.96%) Selenium
4 2 (0.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.32%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (0.32%) Axure RP
General
1 83 (26.60%) Retail
2 41 (13.14%) Finance
3 37 (11.86%) Marketing
4 13 (4.17%) Automotive
5 10 (3.21%) Law
5 10 (3.21%) Banking
6 8 (2.56%) Games
6 8 (2.56%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.92%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.60%) Electronics
9 4 (1.28%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.28%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.96%) Advertising
11 2 (0.64%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.64%) Legal
11 2 (0.64%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.32%) Front Office
12 1 (0.32%) Back Office
12 1 (0.32%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (5.45%) Web Services
2 14 (4.49%) RESTful
3 11 (3.53%) .NET
4 7 (2.24%) HTML
5 4 (1.28%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.96%) CSS
7 2 (0.64%) REST
7 2 (0.64%) Gherkin
7 2 (0.64%) Java SE
7 2 (0.64%) Java EE
7 2 (0.64%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.64%) JSON
7 2 (0.64%) Velocity
7 2 (0.64%) jQuery
7 2 (0.64%) XML
7 2 (0.64%) COM
7 2 (0.64%) SOAP
8 1 (0.32%) Spring
8 1 (0.32%) JSP
8 1 (0.32%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 55 (17.63%) User Experience
2 39 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 25 (8.01%) Mobile App
4 12 (3.85%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.53%) Statistics
6 10 (3.21%) Blackberry
6 10 (3.21%) BBC
6 10 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (2.56%) Management Information System
8 7 (2.24%) DTV
9 3 (0.96%) NHS
10 2 (0.64%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.64%) Blog
10 2 (0.64%) Online Games
10 2 (0.64%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.64%) GIS
10 2 (0.64%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.32%) Smartcard
11 1 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.32%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.28%) Windows
2 3 (0.96%) UNIX
3 1 (0.32%) Android
3 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 231 (74.04%) Agile Software Development
2 148 (47.44%) Scrum
3 104 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 78 (25.00%) User Stories
5 67 (21.47%) Business Analysis
6 54 (17.31%) Product Management
7 41 (13.14%) Project Management
8 40 (12.82%) Stakeholder Management
9 36 (11.54%) Systems Analysis
9 36 (11.54%) Analytics
10 32 (10.26%) B2B
11 30 (9.62%) SOA
12 29 (9.29%) Logistics
13 27 (8.65%) Use Case
13 27 (8.65%) Business Intelligence
14 25 (8.01%) Continuous Integration
14 25 (8.01%) Business Development
15 23 (7.37%) Software Delivery
16 22 (7.05%) Data Mapping
17 20 (6.41%) B2C
Programming Languages
1 12 (3.85%) SQL
2 6 (1.92%) JavaScript
3 5 (1.60%) VB.NET
3 5 (1.60%) C#
4 4 (1.28%) Java
5 2 (0.64%) C
6 1 (0.32%) Objective-C
6 1 (0.32%) C++
6 1 (0.32%) Python
Qualifications
1 32 (10.26%) Degree
2 9 (2.88%) ISEB
3 2 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.32%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.09%) QA
2 2 (0.64%) SLA
3 1 (0.32%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 30 (9.62%) Google
2 10 (3.21%) Yahoo!
2 10 (3.21%) New Relic
3 8 (2.56%) MuleSoft
4 7 (2.24%) IBM
4 7 (2.24%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (1.92%) SAP
6 5 (1.60%) Oracle
6 5 (1.60%) SunGard
6 5 (1.60%) Microsoft
7 4 (1.28%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.28%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.64%) Tradeweb
8 2 (0.64%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.64%) HP
8 2 (0.64%) BEA
8 2 (0.64%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.64%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.64%) Fidessa
8 2 (0.64%) Charles River
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Cheshire
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Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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