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 19 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Product Owner
UK
Rank 622 698 816
Rank change year-on-year
+76 +118
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Owner 225 250 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.25% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.26% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 200 228 112
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £82,500 £69,750
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+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
80971 96613 101461
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.46% 96.67%
Number of salaries quoted 67216 81083 84427
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £69,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 19 January 2017 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 19 January 2017. 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 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 +55 220 £55,000 - 36
London -16 108 £55,000 - 17
South East +111 57 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Buckinghamshire - 22 £55,000 - 2
North West -6 19 £41,000 -13.68% 4
Berkshire +59 14 £60,000 -
Manchester -19 14 £57,500 +21.05% 2
Milton Keynes - 13 £60,000 -
West Yorkshire +32 11 £45,000 +2.85% 5
Yorkshire +23 11 £45,000 +2.85% 6
East Sussex +22 10 £37,500 -14.28% 2
Brighton +17 10 £37,500 -14.28% 2
West Midlands +6 10 £45,500 +40.00% 1
South West +21 9 £55,000 +22.22% 1
Gloucestershire - 8 £55,000 - 1
Gloucester - 8 £55,000 -
Leeds +22 7 £45,000 +5.88% 3
City of London -3 6 £47,500 -24.00% 1
Worcester - 5 £45,000 -
High Wycombe - 5 £47,500 -
Cheshire - 5 £40,000 - 2
Oxfordshire - 5 £50,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 5 £45,000 -
East of England +7 4 £35,000 -36.36% 1
Hertfordshire +4 4 £35,000 -36.36%
Wales - 4 £55,000 - 2
Cardiff - 4 £55,000 - 2
South Wales - 4 £55,000 - 2
Abingdon - 4 - -
Kent +14 3 £75,500 +51.00%

Product Owner Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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.

1 423 (86.86%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (39.01%) Scrum
3 182 (37.37%) User Stories
4 123 (25.26%) User Experience
5 100 (20.53%) Finance
6 84 (17.25%) E-Commerce
7 74 (15.20%) Project Management
7 74 (15.20%) Marketing
8 67 (13.76%) Degree
8 67 (13.76%) Analytics
9 63 (12.94%) Business Analysis
9 63 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
10 60 (12.32%) Product Management
11 57 (11.70%) Banking
12 54 (11.09%) Stakeholder Management
13 48 (9.86%) SaaS
13 48 (9.86%) Kanban
14 41 (8.42%) Retail
15 37 (7.60%) SDLC
15 37 (7.60%) SQL
16 35 (7.19%) JIRA
17 30 (6.16%) User Acceptance Testing
17 30 (6.16%) Mobile App
18 29 (5.95%) Wireframes
18 29 (5.95%) Use Case
18 29 (5.95%) B2B
19 27 (5.54%) QA
20 24 (4.93%) Microsoft
20 24 (4.93%) Fintech
21 23 (4.72%) MS Excel

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 20 (4.11%) CMS
2 16 (3.29%) Confluence
3 15 (3.08%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.62%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 23 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 12 (2.46%) MS Office
3 5 (1.03%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.21%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 48 (9.86%) SaaS
2 9 (1.85%) Trello
3 6 (1.23%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (0.62%) SuccessFactors
5 2 (0.41%) PaaS
6 1 (0.21%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.21%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.08%) Intranet
2 6 (1.23%) Internet
3 2 (0.41%) Broadband
3 2 (0.41%) TETRA
4 1 (0.21%) RFID
4 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (0.62%) Big Data
3 1 (0.21%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 35 (7.19%) JIRA
2 7 (1.44%) Cucumber
3 5 (1.03%) Axure RP
3 5 (1.03%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.21%) Xcode
General
1 100 (20.53%) Finance
2 74 (15.20%) Marketing
3 57 (11.70%) Banking
4 41 (8.42%) Retail
5 22 (4.52%) Games
6 13 (2.67%) Telecoms
7 12 (2.46%) Publishing
8 10 (2.05%) Advertising
8 10 (2.05%) Law
8 10 (2.05%) Military
9 8 (1.64%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.23%) Automotive
11 5 (1.03%) French Language
12 4 (0.82%) Legal
13 2 (0.41%) Front Office
14 1 (0.21%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.21%) Electronics
14 1 (0.21%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.21%) Online Betting
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.87%) HTML
2 13 (2.67%) CSS
3 11 (2.26%) .NET
4 10 (2.05%) XML
5 8 (1.64%) Velocity
5 8 (1.64%) Web Services
6 6 (1.23%) JSON
7 5 (1.03%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (1.03%) FIXML
7 5 (1.03%) FpML
8 2 (0.41%) EDI
8 2 (0.41%) Gherkin
9 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (0.21%) jQuery
9 1 (0.21%) LINQ
9 1 (0.21%) SOAP
9 1 (0.21%) Spring
9 1 (0.21%) WinForms
9 1 (0.21%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 123 (25.26%) User Experience
2 63 (12.94%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (6.16%) Mobile App
4 24 (4.93%) Fintech
5 18 (3.70%) Online Banking
6 12 (2.46%) Mobile Banking
7 11 (2.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 10 (2.05%) Mathematics
8 10 (2.05%) Physics
9 9 (1.85%) Computer Science
9 9 (1.85%) Derivative
9 9 (1.85%) iPad
10 7 (1.44%) Online Games
11 6 (1.23%) Virtual Team
12 5 (1.03%) Equity Derivative
12 5 (1.03%) Fixed Income
12 5 (1.03%) Hedge funds
12 5 (1.03%) Statistics
13 4 (0.82%) Data Integration
13 4 (0.82%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 22 (4.52%) Apple iOS
2 19 (3.90%) Android
3 4 (0.82%) Windows
4 3 (0.62%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 423 (86.86%) Agile Software Development
2 190 (39.01%) Scrum
3 182 (37.37%) User Stories
4 84 (17.25%) E-Commerce
5 74 (15.20%) Project Management
6 67 (13.76%) Analytics
7 63 (12.94%) Business Analysis
8 60 (12.32%) Product Management
9 54 (11.09%) Stakeholder Management
10 48 (9.86%) Kanban
11 37 (7.60%) SDLC
12 30 (6.16%) User Acceptance Testing
13 29 (5.95%) B2B
13 29 (5.95%) Use Case
13 29 (5.95%) Wireframes
14 21 (4.31%) B2C
14 21 (4.31%) TDD
14 21 (4.31%) Time Management
15 18 (3.70%) CRM
16 17 (3.49%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 37 (7.60%) SQL
2 20 (4.11%) Java
3 17 (3.49%) C
4 13 (2.67%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.64%) C#
6 4 (0.82%) C++
7 3 (0.62%) Ruby
8 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.21%) XAML
Qualifications
1 67 (13.76%) Degree
2 12 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.05%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.41%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.21%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.54%) QA
2 3 (0.62%) Data Quality
2 3 (0.62%) SLA
3 1 (0.21%) Basel II
3 1 (0.21%) Basel III
Vendors
1 24 (4.93%) Microsoft
2 6 (1.23%) ClickTale
2 6 (1.23%) Google
3 4 (0.82%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (0.82%) SAP
3 4 (0.82%) Sophos
4 3 (0.62%) hybris
5 2 (0.41%) Adobe
5 2 (0.41%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.41%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.21%) Avaya
6 1 (0.21%) Omniture
6 1 (0.21%) PayPal
Luton, Bedfordshire
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £55k - 65k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
I4 Recruitment
Salary: £50k - 60k per year + Bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: c£55k + bonus + excellent benefits!
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stafford, Staffordshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
London
RBW Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Darwin Recruitment
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wallingford, Oxfordshire
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £50,000 to £52,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Advanced
Salary: From £40,000 to £44,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Sky Betting and Gaming
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus!
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sanderson
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Zorba Consulting Limited
Salary: £45k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Experis Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £35000 - £52000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sanderson
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology Leeds
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Hays West And Wales
Salary: £45000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology Leeds
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
West London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago