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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Owner
Rank 746 778 847
Rank change year-on-year
+32 +69
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Owner 132 115 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.11% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.12% 0.037%
Number of salaries quoted 111 77 28
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £61,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -18.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £83,250
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -2.77%

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
100365 96995 104060
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.55% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 83553 78307 89163
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 £27,500 £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 January 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 January 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 +11 128 £52,500 +5.00% 26
London +26 85 £57,500 +4.54% 20
Kingston Upon Thames +9 16 £52,500 -
South East -35 14 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Yorkshire 0 13 £47,500 +15.15%
Leeds +4 7 £47,500 +15.15%
West Yorkshire -1 7 £47,500 +15.15%
Berkshire -10 7 £43,750 +11.46% 2
West Midlands -7 6 £50,000 +11.11%
South Yorkshire - 6 £35,000 -
Sheffield - 6 £35,000 -
City of London -14 5 £65,000 +30.00% 5
East of England -21 5 £55,000 -
Warwickshire - 4 £50,000 -
Reading +2 3 £50,000 +38.88%
Oxfordshire 0 3 £45,000 +38.46%
Bristol -5 3 - -
South West -17 3 - - 1
Surrey - 3 £55,000 -
Scotland - 3 - -
North Lanarkshire - 3 - -
Bromley - 3 £90,000 - 1
Bellshill - 3 - -
Essex - 3 £55,000 -
Coventry -9 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 £45,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 2 £45,000 -
North West - 2 £47,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £47,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £49,000 -

Product Owner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 204 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (47.46%) Scrum
3 104 (37.68%) E-Commerce
4 70 (25.36%) User Experience
5 60 (21.74%) Marketing
6 53 (19.20%) User Stories
7 49 (17.75%) Retail
8 43 (15.58%) Business Analysis
9 36 (13.04%) Finance
9 36 (13.04%) Product Management
10 35 (12.68%) Analytics
10 35 (12.68%) B2B
11 30 (10.87%) B2C
11 30 (10.87%) Project Management
11 30 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
12 25 (9.06%) Stakeholder Management
13 24 (8.70%) Mobile App
14 21 (7.61%) Use Case
15 20 (7.25%) Degree
16 17 (6.16%) JIRA
16 17 (6.16%) CRM
17 16 (5.80%) Systems Analysis
18 15 (5.43%) Software Engineering
18 15 (5.43%) Waterfall
19 14 (5.07%) Continuous Integration
19 14 (5.07%) Data Mapping
19 14 (5.07%) Business Development
20 13 (4.71%) Google
20 13 (4.71%) Internet
20 13 (4.71%) SOA

Product Owner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (1.45%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (0.72%) JBoss
Applications
1 4 (1.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (1.45%) Google Analytics
1 4 (1.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.09%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.36%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.62%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (2.54%) SaaS
3 1 (0.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.71%) Internet
2 2 (0.72%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (1.09%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.09%) Big Data
3 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.36%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.36%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (6.16%) JIRA
2 2 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 60 (21.74%) Marketing
2 49 (17.75%) Retail
3 36 (13.04%) Finance
4 11 (3.99%) Advertising
5 10 (3.62%) Electronics
6 9 (3.26%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.26%) Law
7 7 (2.54%) Banking
7 7 (2.54%) Games
7 7 (2.54%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.81%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.72%) Front Office
10 1 (0.36%) Back Office
10 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.36%) Automotive
10 1 (0.36%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (4.35%) Web Services
2 11 (3.99%) HTML
3 10 (3.62%) RESTful
4 7 (2.54%) .NET
5 4 (1.45%) REST
6 3 (1.09%) CSS
6 3 (1.09%) .NET Framework
7 2 (0.72%) HTML5
7 2 (0.72%) Java SE
7 2 (0.72%) Java EE
7 2 (0.72%) JSON
7 2 (0.72%) SOAP
7 2 (0.72%) XML
7 2 (0.72%) COM
8 1 (0.36%) JSP
8 1 (0.36%) Spring
8 1 (0.36%) jQuery
8 1 (0.36%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 70 (25.36%) User Experience
2 30 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (8.70%) Mobile App
4 9 (3.26%) Social Media
5 5 (1.81%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.45%) Digital Media
6 4 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.45%) DTV
7 3 (1.09%) Derivative
8 2 (0.72%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (0.72%) Blog
8 2 (0.72%) Social Network
8 2 (0.72%) Online Games
8 2 (0.72%) Online Gambling
8 2 (0.72%) IVR
9 1 (0.36%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.36%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 5 (1.81%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.09%) Windows
2 3 (1.09%) Android
2 3 (1.09%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 131 (47.46%) Scrum
3 104 (37.68%) E-Commerce
4 53 (19.20%) User Stories
5 43 (15.58%) Business Analysis
6 36 (13.04%) Product Management
7 35 (12.68%) Analytics
7 35 (12.68%) B2B
8 30 (10.87%) B2C
8 30 (10.87%) Project Management
9 25 (9.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 21 (7.61%) Use Case
11 17 (6.16%) CRM
12 16 (5.80%) Systems Analysis
13 15 (5.43%) Software Engineering
13 15 (5.43%) Waterfall
14 14 (5.07%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (5.07%) Data Mapping
14 14 (5.07%) Business Development
15 13 (4.71%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (3.26%) JavaScript
2 6 (2.17%) SQL
2 6 (2.17%) Java
3 5 (1.81%) VB.NET
4 3 (1.09%) C#
5 2 (0.72%) PowerShell
6 1 (0.36%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (7.25%) Degree
2 1 (0.36%) ISEB
2 1 (0.36%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.81%) QA
2 2 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (4.71%) Google
2 12 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (2.90%) SAP
3 8 (2.90%) SunGard
4 7 (2.54%) IBM
5 5 (1.81%) Microsoft
6 4 (1.45%) Oracle
6 4 (1.45%) HP
7 3 (1.09%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.09%) Omniture
8 2 (0.72%) Cadence
8 2 (0.72%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.72%) BEA
9 1 (0.36%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.36%) Remedy
9 1 (0.36%) VMware
9 1 (0.36%) ATG
9 1 (0.36%) Unica
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum / Circa £30,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: £ Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum Bonus, Pension, Healthcare, Holiday,
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bens + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Hungerford
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Sainsburys
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
7digital
Salary: Attractive Basic + Bens
Posted: 4 days ago
City of London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Jonothan Bosworth
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bromley
Bridge Noble
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
London
NFP Group Ltd
Salary: £475 - £550 per day + 6 month plus extension
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
UCAS
Salary: Circa £45,000 pa
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago