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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Owner
Rank 740 801 854
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +53
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Owner 165 74 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.068% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.072% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 141 57 35
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £77,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £46,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -11.90%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109819 102628 112165
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.27% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 89750 85116 96213
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 £26,500 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 +36 148 £52,500 -4.54% 8
London +1 90 £55,000 -8.33% 7
South East +12 22 £62,500 +4.16%
City of London -7 11 £50,000 -16.66%
Yorkshire -28 10 £45,000 +16.88%
West Midlands +11 9 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Leeds -24 9 £45,000 +16.88%
West Yorkshire -25 9 £45,000 +16.88%
Middlesex - 8 £62,500 -
East of England -19 7 £70,000 +40.00%
Scotland - 7 £35,000 - 1
Berkshire - 7 £70,000 -
Maidenhead - 7 £70,000 -
Glasgow - 7 £35,000 - 1
Stratford-upon-Avon - 6 £40,000 -
Warwickshire - 6 £40,000 -
Surrey - 5 £75,000 -
Cambridgeshire +7 4 £65,000 +62.50%
Staines - 4 £75,000 -
Dorset - 4 £52,500 -
Poole - 4 £52,500 -
North West - 4 £60,000 -
South West - 4 £52,500 -
Hertfordshire -22 3 £75,000 +50.00%
Manchester - 3 £60,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £41,250 -
Coventry +3 2 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Cambridge -2 2 - -
Derby - 2 £40,000 -
Knutsford - 2 £60,000 -

Product Owner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 161 (49.85%) Scrum
2 137 (42.41%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (37.15%) Marketing
4 70 (21.67%) User Stories
5 65 (20.12%) E-Commerce
6 46 (14.24%) Business Analysis
7 44 (13.62%) Retail
8 43 (13.31%) Social Media
9 35 (10.84%) Product Management
10 34 (10.53%) Games
11 32 (9.91%) Degree
12 30 (9.29%) Finance
13 29 (8.98%) Project Management
14 28 (8.67%) Information Architecture
15 27 (8.36%) Analytics
15 27 (8.36%) CRM
15 27 (8.36%) QA
16 26 (8.05%) Digital Marketing
17 25 (7.74%) SaaS
18 23 (7.12%) Use Case
19 22 (6.81%) Stakeholder Management
19 22 (6.81%) Management Information System
20 19 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
21 18 (5.57%) Mobile App
22 16 (4.95%) User Acceptance Testing
22 16 (4.95%) Time Management
22 16 (4.95%) Kanban
23 15 (4.64%) Continuous Improvement
24 14 (4.33%) Visualisation
24 14 (4.33%) SQL

Product Owner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (1.55%) CMS
2 4 (1.24%) OpenStack
3 3 (0.93%) Moodle
4 1 (0.31%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (1.24%) FastStats
2 1 (0.31%) MS Office
2 1 (0.31%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.31%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (1.86%) Google Analytics
2 5 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.55%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.62%) Monis
5 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 25 (7.74%) SaaS
2 5 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.24%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.79%) Internet
2 4 (1.24%) SMS
3 2 (0.62%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (0.31%) Hadoop
3 1 (0.31%) NoSQL
3 1 (0.31%) Big Data
3 1 (0.31%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.31%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (0.31%) MySQL
3 1 (0.31%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.31%) OLAP
3 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.31%) Star Schema
3 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (2.17%) JIRA
General
1 120 (37.15%) Marketing
2 44 (13.62%) Retail
3 34 (10.53%) Games
4 30 (9.29%) Finance
5 8 (2.48%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.48%) Advertising
6 7 (2.17%) Publishing
6 7 (2.17%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.86%) Automotive
7 6 (1.86%) Banking
8 4 (1.24%) Back Office
8 4 (1.24%) Electronics
9 3 (0.93%) Front Office
10 1 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.31%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.17%) Web Services
2 6 (1.86%) HTML
3 5 (1.55%) .NET
4 4 (1.24%) jQuery
5 3 (0.93%) CSS
6 1 (0.31%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.31%) Social Media
2 22 (6.81%) Management Information System
3 18 (5.57%) Mobile App
4 14 (4.33%) Visualisation
5 12 (3.72%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.48%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.55%) E-Learning
8 4 (1.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.24%) EMV
8 4 (1.24%) Derivative
8 4 (1.24%) iPhone
8 4 (1.24%) Learning Management System
9 3 (0.93%) Statistics
9 3 (0.93%) Mathematics
9 3 (0.93%) Blog
9 3 (0.93%) DTV
10 2 (0.62%) Mobile Games
10 2 (0.62%) Equities
10 2 (0.62%) IVR
10 2 (0.62%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 9 (2.79%) Android
1 9 (2.79%) Apple iOS
2 2 (0.62%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (49.85%) Scrum
2 137 (42.41%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (21.67%) User Stories
4 65 (20.12%) E-Commerce
5 46 (14.24%) Business Analysis
6 35 (10.84%) Product Management
7 29 (8.98%) Project Management
8 28 (8.67%) Information Architecture
9 27 (8.36%) CRM
9 27 (8.36%) Analytics
10 26 (8.05%) Digital Marketing
11 23 (7.12%) Use Case
12 22 (6.81%) Stakeholder Management
13 19 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
14 16 (4.95%) User Acceptance Testing
14 16 (4.95%) Kanban
14 16 (4.95%) Time Management
15 15 (4.64%) Continuous Improvement
16 13 (4.02%) Content Management
17 12 (3.72%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (4.33%) SQL
2 10 (3.10%) Java
3 7 (2.17%) JavaScript
4 3 (0.93%) Python
4 3 (0.93%) Lisp
4 3 (0.93%) Scala
4 3 (0.93%) Golang
5 1 (0.31%) Ruby
5 1 (0.31%) C
5 1 (0.31%) C#
5 1 (0.31%) C++
Qualifications
1 32 (9.91%) Degree
2 2 (0.62%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (8.36%) QA
2 2 (0.62%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.31%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.31%) EMIR
3 1 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 6 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.24%) vCloud
2 4 (1.24%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 13 (4.02%) Google
2 11 (3.41%) SAP
2 11 (3.41%) Microsoft
3 8 (2.48%) HP
4 6 (1.86%) VMware
5 5 (1.55%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (0.93%) Adobe
7 2 (0.62%) Ariba
7 2 (0.62%) thinkFolio
8 1 (0.31%) Cadence
8 1 (0.31%) Progress
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Net-A-Porter Group LTD
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Exist
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum Market rate
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
West London
Agilisys Professional Services Ltd
Salary: Competitive based on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
London
OHO Group
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum, Benefits: Exceptional Benefits and Environment
Posted: 25 days ago