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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Owner
Rank 655 768 819
Rank change year-on-year
+113 +51
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Owner 263 164 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.14% 0.066%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.15% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 214 140 55
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-13.00% +5.26%

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
103370 110694 102634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.33% 94.52% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 85496 90365 85012
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 30 July 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 30 July 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
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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 +130 253 £52,500 -2.32% 34
London +91 149 £57,500 +4.54% 18
South East +22 38 £44,750 -28.40% 7
City of London +51 25 £51,250 +2.50% 6
Yorkshire +12 20 £40,000 -11.11% 2
West Yorkshire +15 19 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Leeds +11 18 - - 1
North West +12 17 £43,000 -28.33% 1
Berkshire +19 16 £37,500 -46.42% 3
Manchester +22 12 £41,750 -30.41%
South West -5 11 £42,500 -19.04% 4
Cambridgeshire +20 9 £42,500 -34.61%
East of England +8 9 £42,500 -34.61% 1
Cambridge +20 8 £42,500 -
Surrey +19 8 £60,000 -20.00%
Maidenhead +13 8 - -
North Yorkshire +4 8 - -
West Midlands +2 8 £41,500 -2.35%
Hampshire - 8 £45,000 - 2
Bristol - 7 £60,000 - 2
Harrogate - 7 - -
Kingston Upon Thames - 6 £55,000 - 1
Southampton - 6 £52,500 -
Cheshire +5 5 £46,250 -22.91% 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £44,500 - 2
Wales +3 3 £70,000 +27.27% 1
South Wales -1 3 £70,000 +27.27% 1
Coventry -11 3 £55,000 +15.78%
Chertsey - 3 £60,000 -
Birmingham - 3 £37,500 -

Product Owner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 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.

1 340 (78.16%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (43.68%) Scrum
3 108 (24.83%) User Stories
4 95 (21.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 85 (19.54%) E-Commerce
5 85 (19.54%) Product Management
6 76 (17.47%) Finance
6 76 (17.47%) Retail
7 73 (16.78%) Business Analysis
8 67 (15.40%) User Experience
8 67 (15.40%) Analytical Skills
9 58 (13.33%) Degree
10 57 (13.10%) Business Intelligence
11 50 (11.49%) Marketing
12 48 (11.03%) Project Management
13 40 (9.20%) SaaS
14 39 (8.97%) Analytics
15 34 (7.82%) QA
16 32 (7.36%) SDLC
17 29 (6.67%) UML
17 29 (6.67%) SQL
18 26 (5.98%) Google
18 26 (5.98%) Use Case
19 24 (5.52%) Banking
20 23 (5.29%) SOA
20 23 (5.29%) Mobile App
21 22 (5.06%) Time Management
21 22 (5.06%) B2B
21 22 (5.06%) Logistics
21 22 (5.06%) Telecoms

Product Owner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 10 (2.30%) CMS
2 4 (0.92%) Confluence
3 1 (0.23%) Drupal
3 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.23%) SAS
3 1 (0.23%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 9 (2.07%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.84%) MS Office
3 5 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.46%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.46%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Unica
3 1 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 40 (9.20%) SaaS
2 14 (3.22%) Google Analytics
3 10 (2.30%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.92%) Trello
5 2 (0.46%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.92%) Firewall
2 3 (0.69%) Network Security
3 2 (0.46%) Internet
4 1 (0.23%) SWIFTNet
4 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.37%) Big Data
2 11 (2.53%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (0.92%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.46%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.23%) Redis
5 1 (0.23%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.23%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 21 (4.83%) JIRA
2 4 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.69%) Selenium
3 3 (0.69%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.46%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.46%) Axure RP
General
1 76 (17.47%) Finance
1 76 (17.47%) Retail
2 50 (11.49%) Marketing
3 24 (5.52%) Banking
4 22 (5.06%) Telecoms
5 13 (2.99%) Automotive
6 12 (2.76%) Games
7 10 (2.30%) Multimedia
7 10 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 9 (2.07%) Law
8 9 (2.07%) Manufacturing
8 9 (2.07%) Advertising
9 8 (1.84%) Legal
10 7 (1.61%) Electronics
11 5 (1.15%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.92%) Back Office
12 4 (0.92%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.46%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.23%) Publishing
14 1 (0.23%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.30%) .NET
2 9 (2.07%) Web Services
3 6 (1.38%) RESTful
4 4 (0.92%) Gherkin
4 4 (0.92%) ASP.NET
4 4 (0.92%) HTML
4 4 (0.92%) jQuery
5 3 (0.69%) CSS
5 3 (0.69%) CSS3
5 3 (0.69%) HTML5
6 2 (0.46%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.46%) Velocity
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.23%) XML
7 1 (0.23%) .NET Framework
7 1 (0.23%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 67 (15.40%) User Experience
1 67 (15.40%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (5.29%) Mobile App
3 20 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (3.22%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.99%) Computer Science
6 12 (2.76%) NHS
7 11 (2.53%) DTV
8 10 (2.30%) Statistics
8 10 (2.30%) Blackberry
8 10 (2.30%) BBC
9 7 (1.61%) Client/Server
10 6 (1.38%) Online Banking
10 6 (1.38%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (0.92%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.92%) Social Media
12 3 (0.69%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.69%) GIS
13 2 (0.46%) Streaming Music
13 2 (0.46%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 19 (4.37%) Windows
2 14 (3.22%) Android
3 13 (2.99%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.69%) Windows 8
4 3 (0.69%) UNIX
5 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.23%) Linux
5 1 (0.23%) FreeBSD
5 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 340 (78.16%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (43.68%) Scrum
3 108 (24.83%) User Stories
4 95 (21.84%) Stakeholder Management
5 85 (19.54%) E-Commerce
5 85 (19.54%) Product Management
6 73 (16.78%) Business Analysis
7 57 (13.10%) Business Intelligence
8 48 (11.03%) Project Management
9 39 (8.97%) Analytics
10 32 (7.36%) SDLC
11 29 (6.67%) UML
12 26 (5.98%) Use Case
13 23 (5.29%) SOA
14 22 (5.06%) B2B
14 22 (5.06%) Time Management
14 22 (5.06%) Logistics
15 21 (4.83%) Systems Analysis
15 21 (4.83%) Data Modelling
16 19 (4.37%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (6.67%) SQL
2 6 (1.38%) C
2 6 (1.38%) C#
3 5 (1.15%) Java
3 5 (1.15%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.23%) PHP
5 1 (0.23%) C++
Qualifications
1 58 (13.33%) Degree
2 10 (2.30%) ISEB
3 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.46%) MBA
5 1 (0.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.82%) QA
2 3 (0.69%) SLA
3 1 (0.23%) ISO 9000
Systems Management
1 1 (0.23%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (5.98%) Google
2 18 (4.14%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.30%) New Relic
3 10 (2.30%) Yahoo!
4 8 (1.84%) Omniture
5 7 (1.61%) SAP
6 4 (0.92%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.92%) Sitecore
7 3 (0.69%) Oracle
7 3 (0.69%) Apple
8 2 (0.46%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.46%) Charles River
8 2 (0.46%) Progress
8 2 (0.46%) Tradeweb
8 2 (0.46%) Fidessa
8 2 (0.46%) SunGard
8 2 (0.46%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.46%) Cadence
9 1 (0.23%) Telerik
9 1 (0.23%) IBM
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Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
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Novate IT Ltd
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
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Salary: £75000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
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Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
The People Network
Salary: excellent salary and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: good salary and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £37,000 to £47,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50k - 65k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + plus bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum, Benefits Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
IAD
Salary: Competitive salary depending on skills and experience.
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £60000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + package
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £75,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
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Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago