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

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Owner
Rank 733 756 822
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +66
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Owner 157 149 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.15% 0.13% 0.054%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.14% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 109 123 51
Average salary £55,000 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.78% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £69,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £48,750
% change year-on-year
- -12.82%

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
102508 106760 102483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.58% 94.80%
Number of salaries quoted 83937 86285 85691
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 March 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 March 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 +11 143 £52,500 +10.52% 24
London +23 101 £60,000 +20.00% 14
South East -9 17 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Berkshire -5 10 £42,500 +21.42%
Yorkshire +4 7 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Leeds +5 6 £47,500 +18.75%
West Yorkshire -3 6 £47,500 +18.75% 1
West Midlands -27 6 £43,750 +6.06%
East of England +13 5 £32,500 -31.57% 2
Buckinghamshire -1 5 £36,250 -19.44%
Kingston Upon Thames -5 5 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Harrogate - 5 - -
North Yorkshire - 5 - - 2
Milton Keynes +5 4 £36,250 -
Coventry - 4 - -
North West - 4 £43,500 - 1
Reading -6 3 £50,000 +38.88%
City of London -25 3 £52,500 +10.52% 6
Essex - 3 £57,500 -
North Lanarkshire - 3 - -
Scotland - 3 - -
Manchester - 3 £43,500 - 1
Bromley - 3 £85,000 -
Bellshill - 3 - -
Hungerford - 3 - -
East Midlands +13 2 £42,500 +21.42%
Surrey 0 2 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Hampshire - 2 £37,500 - 1
Farnborough - 2 £37,500 - 1
Derbyshire +14 1 £40,000 +14.28%

Product Owner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 203 (72.76%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (48.75%) Scrum
3 104 (37.28%) E-Commerce
4 66 (23.66%) Retail
4 66 (23.66%) User Stories
5 62 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 59 (21.15%) User Experience
7 55 (19.71%) Product Management
8 43 (15.41%) Marketing
9 42 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
10 39 (13.98%) Analytics
10 39 (13.98%) Finance
11 37 (13.26%) B2B
11 37 (13.26%) Project Management
12 31 (11.11%) Degree
13 30 (10.75%) Google
13 30 (10.75%) Use Case
13 30 (10.75%) Systems Analysis
13 30 (10.75%) Stakeholder Management
14 29 (10.39%) Business Development
15 27 (9.68%) B2C
16 26 (9.32%) SOA
16 26 (9.32%) Mobile App
17 23 (8.24%) Logistics
18 22 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
19 21 (7.53%) Data Mapping
19 21 (7.53%) JIRA
19 21 (7.53%) Software Delivery
19 21 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
20 20 (7.17%) Software Engineering

Product Owner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 4 (1.43%) CMS
1 4 (1.43%) Confluence
2 3 (1.08%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.72%) JBoss
4 1 (0.36%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.36%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (1.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 16 (5.73%) Google Analytics
2 4 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (1.08%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.38%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (2.87%) SaaS
3 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.36%) Office 365
4 1 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.43%) Internet
2 2 (0.72%) Intranet
3 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (5.73%) Big Data
2 10 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.43%) SQL Server
4 3 (1.08%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 21 (7.53%) JIRA
2 4 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.36%) Selenium
General
1 66 (23.66%) Retail
2 43 (15.41%) Marketing
3 39 (13.98%) Finance
4 13 (4.66%) Automotive
5 10 (3.58%) Law
6 9 (3.23%) Games
6 9 (3.23%) Banking
7 8 (2.87%) Telecoms
8 6 (2.15%) Advertising
9 5 (1.79%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.43%) Electronics
11 2 (0.72%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.72%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.36%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.36%) Front Office
12 1 (0.36%) Back Office
12 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.09%) Web Services
2 15 (5.38%) RESTful
3 9 (3.23%) HTML
3 9 (3.23%) .NET
4 4 (1.43%) .NET Framework
5 3 (1.08%) CSS
6 2 (0.72%) XML
6 2 (0.72%) COM
6 2 (0.72%) SOAP
6 2 (0.72%) Java SE
6 2 (0.72%) Java EE
6 2 (0.72%) JSON
6 2 (0.72%) Velocity
6 2 (0.72%) REST
6 2 (0.72%) jQuery
7 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (0.36%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.36%) Entity Framework
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Flex
7 1 (0.36%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 59 (21.15%) User Experience
2 42 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (9.32%) Mobile App
4 11 (3.94%) Statistics
4 11 (3.94%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.58%) Blackberry
5 10 (3.58%) BBC
6 9 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.79%) DTV
7 5 (1.79%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.72%) Social Network
8 2 (0.72%) Online Games
8 2 (0.72%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.36%) Blog
9 1 (0.36%) Online Gambling
9 1 (0.36%) Social Media
9 1 (0.36%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.36%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 7 (2.51%) Windows
2 3 (1.08%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.08%) Windows Phone
2 3 (1.08%) UNIX
3 1 (0.36%) Android
3 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (72.76%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (48.75%) Scrum
3 104 (37.28%) E-Commerce
4 66 (23.66%) User Stories
5 62 (22.22%) Business Analysis
6 55 (19.71%) Product Management
7 39 (13.98%) Analytics
8 37 (13.26%) Project Management
8 37 (13.26%) B2B
9 30 (10.75%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (10.75%) Systems Analysis
9 30 (10.75%) Use Case
10 29 (10.39%) Business Development
11 27 (9.68%) B2C
12 26 (9.32%) SOA
13 23 (8.24%) Logistics
14 22 (7.89%) Continuous Integration
15 21 (7.53%) Data Mapping
15 21 (7.53%) Business Intelligence
15 21 (7.53%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.23%) SQL
2 6 (2.15%) JavaScript
3 5 (1.79%) VB.NET
4 4 (1.43%) C#
5 2 (0.72%) Java
6 1 (0.36%) C
6 1 (0.36%) Python
6 1 (0.36%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 31 (11.11%) Degree
2 9 (3.23%) ISEB
3 1 (0.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (0.36%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.30%) QA
2 2 (0.72%) SLA
3 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 30 (10.75%) Google
2 10 (3.58%) Yahoo!
2 10 (3.58%) New Relic
3 7 (2.51%) Salesforce.com
3 7 (2.51%) IBM
3 7 (2.51%) SunGard
4 5 (1.79%) Oracle
4 5 (1.79%) SAP
5 4 (1.43%) Microsoft
5 4 (1.43%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.08%) HP
6 3 (1.08%) Omniture
7 2 (0.72%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.72%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.72%) Cadence
7 2 (0.72%) BEA
7 2 (0.72%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.36%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.36%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.36%) Progress
Manchester
People Source
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 2 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £62000 per annum + Car allowance and package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ISL
Salary: £80000 - £115000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
West Yorkshire
Virtual College
Salary: £30,000 per annum with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Circa £30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus to 10%
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Xcede Recruitment Solutions
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £42000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
The People Network
Salary: £1 per annum + good salary + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
York
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
York
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
BAE Systems
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Energon Global
Salary: £40000.00 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
City of London
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 18 days ago