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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Owner
Rank 650 746 828
Rank change year-on-year
+96 +82
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Owner 247 172 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.14% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.15% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 198 141 65
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £67,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-3.33% -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
104429 113406 103826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.54% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86226 93036 86429
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 £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 1 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 1 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 +92 238 £50,000 - 27
London +96 133 £57,500 +4.54% 12
South East +15 33 £48,750 +2.63% 5
City of London +47 24 £50,000 -16.66% 1
North West +22 23 £43,000 +3.61% 3
Yorkshire +12 22 £37,250 -17.22% 4
West Yorkshire +18 20 £37,250 -17.22% 4
Leeds +26 19 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Manchester +18 16 £42,750 +3.01% 3
Cambridgeshire +17 9 £42,500 - 1
Surrey +13 9 £60,000 -20.00% 1
East of England +8 9 £42,500 -32.27% 1
Berkshire +6 9 £37,500 -46.42% 2
South West -10 9 £51,250 -2.38% 2
Cambridge +19 8 £42,500 -
West Midlands -12 8 £37,500 -11.76%
North Yorkshire +9 7 - -
Cheshire - 7 £43,000 -
Buckinghamshire -1 5 £50,000 +11.11%
Maidenhead -2 5 - - 1
Harrogate - 5 - -
Hampshire - 5 £42,500 - 2
Bristol +1 4 £62,500 - 2
Coventry -8 4 £37,500 -21.05%
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £52,500 -
Milton Keynes - 4 £50,000 -
Swindon - 4 £42,500 -
West Sussex - 4 £55,000 -
Wiltshire - 4 £42,500 -
Wales +2 3 £70,000 +27.27%

Product Owner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 312 (76.66%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (42.26%) Scrum
3 101 (24.82%) User Stories
4 83 (20.39%) E-Commerce
5 82 (20.15%) Retail
6 79 (19.41%) Product Management
6 79 (19.41%) Business Analysis
7 78 (19.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 70 (17.20%) Finance
9 64 (15.72%) Analytical Skills
10 62 (15.23%) User Experience
11 59 (14.50%) Degree
12 51 (12.53%) Marketing
13 50 (12.29%) Project Management
14 49 (12.04%) Business Intelligence
15 40 (9.83%) Analytics
16 36 (8.85%) QA
17 34 (8.35%) SaaS
18 29 (7.13%) Use Case
18 29 (7.13%) Google
19 27 (6.63%) Systems Analysis
19 27 (6.63%) SDLC
20 25 (6.14%) Logistics
20 25 (6.14%) UML
21 24 (5.90%) SQL
21 24 (5.90%) Mobile App
22 23 (5.65%) SOA
22 23 (5.65%) Banking
23 21 (5.16%) B2B
23 21 (5.16%) Software Delivery

Product Owner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 (2.46%) CMS
2 4 (0.98%) Confluence
3 2 (0.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.25%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.25%) Drupal
4 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.25%) JBoss
Applications
1 5 (1.23%) MS Office
1 5 (1.23%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.74%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.25%) MS Project
4 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (8.35%) SaaS
2 15 (3.69%) Google Analytics
3 12 (2.95%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.49%) Trello
4 2 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.25%) Yammer
5 1 (0.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.25%) Internet
1 1 (0.25%) Firewall
1 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (0.25%) SWIFTNet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (4.67%) Big Data
2 13 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (0.74%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.49%) Hadoop
4 2 (0.49%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.25%) Redis
5 1 (0.25%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.25%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 18 (4.42%) JIRA
2 4 (0.98%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (0.74%) Selenium
4 2 (0.49%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.49%) Axure RP
General
1 82 (20.15%) Retail
2 70 (17.20%) Finance
3 51 (12.53%) Marketing
4 23 (5.65%) Banking
5 19 (4.67%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.44%) Automotive
7 13 (3.19%) Law
8 10 (2.46%) Multimedia
9 9 (2.21%) Manufacturing
9 9 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (1.97%) Legal
11 7 (1.72%) Electronics
11 7 (1.72%) Advertising
12 5 (1.23%) Games
12 5 (1.23%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.98%) Back Office
13 4 (0.98%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.25%) Front Office
15 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.70%) Web Services
2 8 (1.97%) .NET
2 8 (1.97%) RESTful
3 4 (0.98%) .NET Framework
3 4 (0.98%) Gherkin
4 2 (0.49%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (0.49%) Velocity
5 1 (0.25%) Apache Flex
5 1 (0.25%) jQuery
5 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (0.25%) Entity Framework
5 1 (0.25%) REST
5 1 (0.25%) Java SE
5 1 (0.25%) Java EE
5 1 (0.25%) JSON
5 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.25%) CSS
5 1 (0.25%) SOAP
5 1 (0.25%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (0.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 64 (15.72%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (15.23%) User Experience
3 24 (5.90%) Mobile App
4 19 (4.67%) Enterprise Software
5 16 (3.93%) Computer Science
6 14 (3.44%) Management Information System
7 11 (2.70%) DTV
8 10 (2.46%) BBC
8 10 (2.46%) NHS
8 10 (2.46%) Blackberry
8 10 (2.46%) Statistics
9 4 (0.98%) Algorithms
10 3 (0.74%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.49%) Fixed Income
11 2 (0.49%) GIS
11 2 (0.49%) Blog
11 2 (0.49%) Social Media
11 2 (0.49%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.49%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 12 (2.95%) Windows
2 7 (1.72%) Android
2 7 (1.72%) Apple iOS
3 3 (0.74%) UNIX
4 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.25%) Linux
4 1 (0.25%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 312 (76.66%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (42.26%) Scrum
3 101 (24.82%) User Stories
4 83 (20.39%) E-Commerce
5 79 (19.41%) Business Analysis
5 79 (19.41%) Product Management
6 78 (19.16%) Stakeholder Management
7 50 (12.29%) Project Management
8 49 (12.04%) Business Intelligence
9 40 (9.83%) Analytics
10 29 (7.13%) Use Case
11 27 (6.63%) Systems Analysis
11 27 (6.63%) SDLC
12 25 (6.14%) Logistics
12 25 (6.14%) UML
13 23 (5.65%) SOA
14 21 (5.16%) B2B
14 21 (5.16%) Software Delivery
15 18 (4.42%) Waterfall
15 18 (4.42%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 24 (5.90%) SQL
2 6 (1.47%) C
3 3 (0.74%) C#
3 3 (0.74%) Java
3 3 (0.74%) JavaScript
3 3 (0.74%) VB.NET
4 1 (0.25%) Python
4 1 (0.25%) Objective-C
4 1 (0.25%) PHP
4 1 (0.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 59 (14.50%) Degree
2 10 (2.46%) ISEB
3 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.25%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (8.85%) QA
2 3 (0.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.25%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 29 (7.13%) Google
2 10 (2.46%) Yahoo!
2 10 (2.46%) New Relic
3 9 (2.21%) Microsoft
4 7 (1.72%) SAP
5 5 (1.23%) IBM
5 5 (1.23%) MuleSoft
5 5 (1.23%) Omniture
6 4 (0.98%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.98%) Sitecore
6 4 (0.98%) Oracle
7 3 (0.74%) SunGard
7 3 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.49%) Fidessa
8 2 (0.49%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.49%) Charles River
8 2 (0.49%) Cadence
8 2 (0.49%) Progress
8 2 (0.49%) Tradeweb
9 1 (0.25%) hybris
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £25000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leeds
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
iSource IT - EMIS
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Three
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Thinkers Connect
Salary: Benefits & Progression
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Pension + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits package!
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + equity
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Real Staffing
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Explore Group
Posted: 13 days ago
West Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Health, Perks
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
London
ABRS
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + package
Posted: 22 days ago
Fareham
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago