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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Owner
Rank 704 769 825
Rank change year-on-year
+65 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Owner 195 163 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.18% 0.13% 0.072%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.19% 0.14% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 154 130 65
Average salary £52,500 £47,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.52% -20.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,750 £46,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,250 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -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
102195 114720 103098
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.56% 94.62% 94.63%
Number of salaries quoted 83974 94226 85780
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,954 £27,186 £27,000
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 28 May 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 28 May 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 +74 182 £50,250 +5.78% 23
London +60 105 £60,000 +20.00% 13
North West +25 21 £43,000 +3.61% 3
South East +9 20 £42,500 -5.55% 4
Yorkshire +22 16 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Manchester +19 15 £42,000 +1.20% 2
West Yorkshire +27 14 £35,000 -22.22% 2
Leeds +20 14 £35,000 -22.22% 2
City of London +41 11 £50,000 +5.26% 5
East of England +23 9 £42,500 -15.00%
Buckinghamshire -1 8 £46,250 +2.77%
Cambridge +23 7 £42,500 -
Cambridgeshire +15 7 £42,500 -
West Midlands -4 7 £42,500 - 1
Milton Keynes - 7 £50,000 -
North Yorkshire +16 6 - -
Cheshire - 6 £43,500 - 1
Surrey +37 5 £37,500 -50.00% 2
South Wales +2 4 - -
Wales +2 4 - -
Torfaen - 4 - -
West Sussex - 4 £55,000 -
Harrogate - 4 - -
Cwmbran - 4 - -
Coventry - 3 £47,500 -
York +6 2 - -
Berkshire +6 2 £37,500 -46.42% 1
Essex +5 2 £62,500 +23.76%
South West -9 2 £42,500 -19.04%
Hampshire - 2 £37,500 -

Product Owner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 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.

1 257 (73.64%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (45.56%) Scrum
3 99 (28.37%) E-Commerce
4 89 (25.50%) User Stories
5 81 (23.21%) Retail
6 70 (20.06%) Business Analysis
7 65 (18.62%) Product Management
8 57 (16.33%) User Experience
9 50 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
10 49 (14.04%) Finance
11 48 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
12 44 (12.61%) Project Management
12 44 (12.61%) Degree
13 37 (10.60%) Analytics
14 35 (10.03%) Business Intelligence
15 33 (9.46%) Systems Analysis
15 33 (9.46%) Marketing
16 30 (8.60%) Google
16 30 (8.60%) B2B
17 29 (8.31%) QA
18 27 (7.74%) Mobile App
18 27 (7.74%) SOA
19 26 (7.45%) Use Case
19 26 (7.45%) Logistics
20 23 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
20 23 (6.59%) SDLC
21 22 (6.30%) Software Delivery
21 22 (6.30%) Business Development
22 20 (5.73%) SaaS
22 20 (5.73%) Data Mapping

Product Owner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (2.87%) CMS
2 4 (1.15%) Confluence
3 2 (0.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.57%) JBoss
4 1 (0.29%) Drupal
4 1 (0.29%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.29%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 5 (1.43%) MS Excel
2 3 (0.86%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.29%) MS Project
4 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.29%) Unica
2 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.73%) SaaS
2 15 (4.30%) Google Analytics
3 13 (3.72%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.29%) Office 365
5 1 (0.29%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (5.16%) Big Data
2 11 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (1.15%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.86%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.57%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.29%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 18 (5.16%) JIRA
2 4 (1.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (0.86%) Selenium
4 2 (0.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 2 (0.57%) Axure RP
4 2 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 81 (23.21%) Retail
2 49 (14.04%) Finance
3 33 (9.46%) Marketing
4 14 (4.01%) Law
5 13 (3.72%) Automotive
5 13 (3.72%) Banking
6 9 (2.58%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.01%) Multimedia
8 6 (1.72%) Games
9 5 (1.43%) Manufacturing
10 4 (1.15%) Advertising
10 4 (1.15%) Legal
10 4 (1.15%) Electronics
10 4 (1.15%) Back Office
10 4 (1.15%) Financial Institution
10 4 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.15%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.57%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.29%) Arabic Language
12 1 (0.29%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.30%) Web Services
2 12 (3.44%) RESTful
3 11 (3.15%) .NET
4 6 (1.72%) HTML
5 4 (1.15%) .NET Framework
6 3 (0.86%) Gherkin
6 3 (0.86%) CSS
7 2 (0.57%) XML
7 2 (0.57%) COM
7 2 (0.57%) SOAP
7 2 (0.57%) REST
7 2 (0.57%) Java SE
7 2 (0.57%) Java EE
7 2 (0.57%) jQuery
7 2 (0.57%) JSON
7 2 (0.57%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (0.57%) Velocity
8 1 (0.29%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.29%) Spring
8 1 (0.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 57 (16.33%) User Experience
2 50 (14.33%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (7.74%) Mobile App
4 14 (4.01%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.72%) Management Information System
6 11 (3.15%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.87%) BBC
7 10 (2.87%) Blackberry
7 10 (2.87%) Statistics
8 8 (2.29%) DTV
9 5 (1.43%) NHS
10 4 (1.15%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.86%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.57%) Performance Metrics
12 2 (0.57%) GIS
12 2 (0.57%) Fixed Income
12 2 (0.57%) Streaming Music
12 2 (0.57%) Blog
13 1 (0.29%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.43%) Windows
2 3 (0.86%) UNIX
3 2 (0.57%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.57%) Android
4 1 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (73.64%) Agile Software Development
2 159 (45.56%) Scrum
3 99 (28.37%) E-Commerce
4 89 (25.50%) User Stories
5 70 (20.06%) Business Analysis
6 65 (18.62%) Product Management
7 48 (13.75%) Stakeholder Management
8 44 (12.61%) Project Management
9 37 (10.60%) Analytics
10 35 (10.03%) Business Intelligence
11 33 (9.46%) Systems Analysis
12 30 (8.60%) B2B
13 27 (7.74%) SOA
14 26 (7.45%) Use Case
14 26 (7.45%) Logistics
15 23 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
15 23 (6.59%) SDLC
16 22 (6.30%) Software Delivery
16 22 (6.30%) Business Development
17 20 (5.73%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 19 (5.44%) SQL
2 6 (1.72%) JavaScript
3 5 (1.43%) C
3 5 (1.43%) C#
3 5 (1.43%) VB.NET
4 4 (1.15%) Java
5 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
5 1 (0.29%) Python
5 1 (0.29%) C++
5 1 (0.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 44 (12.61%) Degree
2 9 (2.58%) ISEB
3 2 (0.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.29%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.31%) QA
2 2 (0.57%) SLA
3 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.29%) ISO 9000
Vendors
1 30 (8.60%) Google
2 10 (2.87%) Yahoo!
2 10 (2.87%) New Relic
3 9 (2.58%) Microsoft
4 8 (2.29%) MuleSoft
5 7 (2.01%) IBM
6 6 (1.72%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.43%) Oracle
8 4 (1.15%) SAP
8 4 (1.15%) Sitecore
8 4 (1.15%) Atlassian
9 3 (0.86%) SunGard
10 2 (0.57%) HP
10 2 (0.57%) Fidessa
10 2 (0.57%) Progress
10 2 (0.57%) Charles River
10 2 (0.57%) TIBCO
10 2 (0.57%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.57%) Red Hat
10 2 (0.57%) BEA
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