The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Product Owner featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Owner
Rank 651 716 827
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +111
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Owner 264 249 147
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.23% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.24% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 232 217 116
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,000 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+8.88% -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
90823 105550 110058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.28% 96.22% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76065 87949 88918
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Product Owner
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Product Owner in the job title.

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 25 September 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Owner within the UK over the 3 months to 25 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +58 242 £52,500 -4.54% 36
London +60 151 £55,000 -8.33% 23
South East +28 40 £45,500 +1.11% 2
City of London +66 23 £50,000 -2.43% 6
Berkshire +26 18 £55,000 +19.56%
East of England +26 16 £49,000 -10.90% 2
Scotland +33 10 £50,000 - 1
North West +20 10 £47,500 +72.72%
Yorkshire +22 9 £47,500 +8.57% 2
Surrey +22 9 £45,000 -28.00%
Manchester 0 9 £45,000 +71.42%
Glasgow - 9 £50,000 - 1
Leeds +21 8 £47,500 +11.76% 1
West Yorkshire +13 8 £47,500 +8.57% 1
Buckinghamshire - 7 £38,250 -
Hertfordshire +22 6 £49,500 -10.00% 2
Reading +11 6 £42,500 -10.52%
Redhill - 6 £43,500 -
South West -4 5 £46,250 +38.05% 4
West Midlands -10 5 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Bedfordshire - 5 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 5 £60,000 -
Thatcham - 5 £55,000 -
Milton Keynes - 5 £32,500 -
Cambridge - 5 £60,000 -
Luton - 5 £40,000 -
West Sussex +22 4 £55,000 - 1
South Wales +19 4 £52,500 -22.22% 1
Wales +8 4 £52,500 -22.22% 1
East Midlands - 4 £46,250 - 1

Product Owner Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Product Owner job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Product Owner in the job title.

1 453 (80.18%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (38.05%) Scrum
3 184 (32.57%) User Stories
4 125 (22.12%) E-Commerce
5 119 (21.06%) User Experience
6 105 (18.58%) Analytical Skills
7 102 (18.05%) Finance
8 91 (16.11%) Degree
9 77 (13.63%) Product Management
10 70 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
11 63 (11.15%) Project Management
12 62 (10.97%) Marketing
13 61 (10.80%) SDLC
14 56 (9.91%) Business Analysis
15 44 (7.79%) Kanban
16 42 (7.43%) Mobile App
17 41 (7.26%) SaaS
17 41 (7.26%) Games
18 39 (6.90%) CRM
18 39 (6.90%) Analytics
19 38 (6.73%) Banking
20 37 (6.55%) Retail
21 33 (5.84%) Law
22 30 (5.31%) TDD
22 30 (5.31%) SQL
22 30 (5.31%) Fintech
22 30 (5.31%) Apple iOS
23 29 (5.13%) Android
24 26 (4.60%) Wireframes
25 25 (4.42%) CMS

Product Owner Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 25 (4.42%) CMS
2 8 (1.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 7 (1.24%) Drupal
3 7 (1.24%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.06%) Joomla!
4 6 (1.06%) WordPress
5 3 (0.53%) Confluence
6 1 (0.18%) Apache
6 1 (0.18%) nginx
6 1 (0.18%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (3.36%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.88%) MS Office
3 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 3 (0.53%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 41 (7.26%) SaaS
2 9 (1.59%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.53%) Trello
4 2 (0.35%) PaaS
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.18%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.06%) Intranet
2 4 (0.71%) Internet
3 3 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (0.53%) Wireless
4 1 (0.18%) Broadband
4 1 (0.18%) DNS
4 1 (0.18%) Network Security
4 1 (0.18%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (1.42%) Big Data
2 4 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (0.35%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.18%) MySQL
4 1 (0.18%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 18 (3.19%) JIRA
2 3 (0.53%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.35%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.18%) VersionOne
General
1 102 (18.05%) Finance
2 62 (10.97%) Marketing
3 41 (7.26%) Games
4 38 (6.73%) Banking
5 37 (6.55%) Retail
6 33 (5.84%) Law
7 17 (3.01%) Publishing
8 12 (2.12%) Telecoms
9 11 (1.95%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.59%) Advertising
11 8 (1.42%) Investment Banking
11 8 (1.42%) Online Betting
12 7 (1.24%) Back Office
12 7 (1.24%) Legal
13 6 (1.06%) Automotive
14 5 (0.88%) French Language
15 4 (0.71%) Manufacturing
16 3 (0.53%) Billing
16 3 (0.53%) Front Office
16 3 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.30%) HTML
2 8 (1.42%) XML
3 7 (1.24%) .NET
4 6 (1.06%) HTML5
5 5 (0.88%) FIX Protocol
5 5 (0.88%) FIXML
5 5 (0.88%) FpML
6 4 (0.71%) Apache Flex
6 4 (0.71%) CSS
7 3 (0.53%) Gherkin
7 3 (0.53%) Velocity
7 3 (0.53%) Web Services
8 2 (0.35%) Ajax
8 2 (0.35%) Flash
8 2 (0.35%) Spring
9 1 (0.18%) CSS3
9 1 (0.18%) jQuery
9 1 (0.18%) LAMP
9 1 (0.18%) REST
9 1 (0.18%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 119 (21.06%) User Experience
2 105 (18.58%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (7.43%) Mobile App
4 30 (5.31%) Fintech
5 16 (2.83%) Mathematics
6 15 (2.65%) Computer Science
7 14 (2.48%) Physics
7 14 (2.48%) Virtual Team
8 11 (1.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (1.77%) Online Games
9 10 (1.77%) Spread Betting
10 9 (1.59%) Smartphone
11 8 (1.42%) Mobile Payment
11 8 (1.42%) Visualisation
12 7 (1.24%) Management Information System
12 7 (1.24%) Mobile Banking
12 7 (1.24%) Online Banking
13 6 (1.06%) Algorithms
13 6 (1.06%) Artificial Intelligence
13 6 (1.06%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 30 (5.31%) Apple iOS
2 29 (5.13%) Android
3 1 (0.18%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 453 (80.18%) Agile Software Development
2 215 (38.05%) Scrum
3 184 (32.57%) User Stories
4 125 (22.12%) E-Commerce
5 77 (13.63%) Product Management
6 70 (12.39%) Stakeholder Management
7 63 (11.15%) Project Management
8 61 (10.80%) SDLC
9 56 (9.91%) Business Analysis
10 44 (7.79%) Kanban
11 39 (6.90%) Analytics
11 39 (6.90%) CRM
12 30 (5.31%) TDD
13 26 (4.60%) Wireframes
14 23 (4.07%) Software Engineering
15 20 (3.54%) BDD
15 20 (3.54%) Software Delivery
15 20 (3.54%) User Acceptance Testing
16 18 (3.19%) UML
17 17 (3.01%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 30 (5.31%) SQL
2 16 (2.83%) C
3 14 (2.48%) Java
4 10 (1.77%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.24%) C#
6 6 (1.06%) C++
7 3 (0.53%) Ruby
8 1 (0.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 91 (16.11%) Degree
2 7 (1.24%) MBA
3 4 (0.71%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.35%) CBAP
4 2 (0.35%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.35%) ISEB
5 1 (0.18%) CCA
5 1 (0.18%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.48%) QA
2 8 (1.42%) SLA
3 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.18%) Varnish
Vendors
1 20 (3.54%) Microsoft
2 9 (1.59%) Google
3 7 (1.24%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (1.06%) Adobe
5 4 (0.71%) Tableau
6 3 (0.53%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.35%) ClickTale
7 2 (0.35%) SAP
8 1 (0.18%) Akamai
8 1 (0.18%) Cognizant
8 1 (0.18%) CyberSource
8 1 (0.18%) DataCash
8 1 (0.18%) Elavon
8 1 (0.18%) PayPal
8 1 (0.18%) Remedy
8 1 (0.18%) Sage
8 1 (0.18%) TSYS
8 1 (0.18%) VeriFone
8 1 (0.18%) VocaLink
8 1 (0.18%) WorldPay
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £55k plus bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Health
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Oxbridge Answers
Salary: 80000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
E-synergy Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Cwmbran, Gwent
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: generous salary + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
First Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 10% Pension + 25% Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £30000 - £37000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Capita
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
Portsmouth
Talent Point
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + plus package and bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado Technology
Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Iress
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
harringtonstarr
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 7 days ago