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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Owner
Rank 754 809 840
Rank change year-on-year
+55 +31
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Owner 140 68 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.064% 0.043%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.068% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 109 58 46
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%

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
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £26,500
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 22 September 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 22 September 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
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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 +70 131 £52,500 +5.00% 13
London +19 68 £52,500 -4.54% 4
East of England +20 29 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Hertfordshire 0 16 £55,000 +10.00%
City of London -3 13 £50,000 +17.64% 1
Cambridgeshire +10 10 £47,500 +18.75% 2
South East -8 10 £45,000 -10.00% 1
South West - 9 £45,000 - 3
Cambridge +10 8 £46,250 +15.62% 2
Welwyn Garden City +10 7 £65,000 +26.82%
Brighton - 6 £45,000 -
East Sussex - 6 £45,000 -
Yorkshire -48 5 £47,500 +29.25%
Wiltshire - 5 £36,585 - 3
Scotland - 5 £35,000 -
North West - 5 £60,000 - 1
Glasgow - 5 £35,000 -
Warwickshire +10 4 £40,000 -20.00% 1
West Midlands -8 4 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Dorset - 4 £52,500 -
Manchester - 4 £60,000 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 4 £52,500 -
Poole - 4 £52,500 -
Stratford-upon-Avon - 4 £40,000 - 1
Leeds -30 3 £47,500 +29.25%
West Yorkshire -40 3 £47,500 +29.25%
Surrey - 3 £75,000 -
Essex - 3 £52,500 - 1
Wales - 3 £38,750 - 2
South Wales - 3 £38,750 - 2

Product Owner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 250 (78.86%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (46.06%) Scrum
3 108 (34.07%) User Experience
4 99 (31.23%) Marketing
5 69 (21.77%) E-Commerce
6 53 (16.72%) User Stories
7 40 (12.62%) Retail
8 39 (12.30%) Social Media
9 32 (10.09%) Product Management
10 31 (9.78%) Finance
10 31 (9.78%) Games
11 29 (9.15%) Business Analysis
12 28 (8.83%) SaaS
13 26 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
14 25 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
14 25 (7.89%) Analytics
15 23 (7.26%) Use Case
16 22 (6.94%) Digital Marketing
17 21 (6.62%) Project Management
18 20 (6.31%) Mobile App
19 19 (5.99%) Waterfall
19 19 (5.99%) CRM
19 19 (5.99%) Degree
20 18 (5.68%) Internet
21 16 (5.05%) Information Architecture
22 14 (4.42%) Management Information System
22 14 (4.42%) SAP
22 14 (4.42%) Web Analytics
23 13 (4.10%) Business Intelligence
23 13 (4.10%) Microsoft

Product Owner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 (1.58%) CMS
2 4 (1.26%) OpenStack
3 3 (0.95%) Moodle
4 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (0.63%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.32%) Confluence
Applications
1 3 (0.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.63%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 5 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
1 5 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.26%) Google Analytics
3 3 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.63%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.63%) Monis
Cloud Services
1 28 (8.83%) SaaS
2 5 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.26%) Google Compute Engine
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.68%) Internet
2 2 (0.63%) SMS
3 1 (0.32%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (1.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (0.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (0.63%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.32%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.32%) MySQL
4 1 (0.32%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.32%) OLAP
4 1 (0.32%) Star Schema
4 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.32%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.32%) Big Data
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (0.32%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 2 (0.63%) JIRA
General
1 99 (31.23%) Marketing
2 40 (12.62%) Retail
3 31 (9.78%) Finance
3 31 (9.78%) Games
4 10 (3.15%) Advertising
5 9 (2.84%) Electronics
5 9 (2.84%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.21%) Pharmaceutical
7 6 (1.89%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.89%) Banking
8 5 (1.58%) Publishing
9 4 (1.26%) Front Office
10 2 (0.63%) Automotive
11 1 (0.32%) Law
11 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.32%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (2.21%) Web Services
2 5 (1.58%) HTML
3 2 (0.63%) HTML5
3 2 (0.63%) REST
3 2 (0.63%) .NET
4 1 (0.32%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 108 (34.07%) User Experience
2 39 (12.30%) Social Media
3 25 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (6.31%) Mobile App
5 14 (4.42%) Management Information System
6 10 (3.15%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.58%) E-Learning
8 4 (1.26%) Derivative
8 4 (1.26%) iPhone
8 4 (1.26%) Blog
8 4 (1.26%) IVR
9 3 (0.95%) DTV
9 3 (0.95%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 3 (0.95%) EMV
9 3 (0.95%) Learning Management System
10 2 (0.63%) Visualisation
10 2 (0.63%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.63%) Mobile Games
11 1 (0.32%) Equities
11 1 (0.32%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 12 (3.79%) Apple iOS
1 12 (3.79%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (78.86%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (46.06%) Scrum
3 69 (21.77%) E-Commerce
4 53 (16.72%) User Stories
5 32 (10.09%) Product Management
6 29 (9.15%) Business Analysis
7 26 (8.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 25 (7.89%) Analytics
9 23 (7.26%) Use Case
10 22 (6.94%) Digital Marketing
11 21 (6.62%) Project Management
12 19 (5.99%) Waterfall
12 19 (5.99%) CRM
13 16 (5.05%) Information Architecture
14 14 (4.42%) Web Analytics
15 13 (4.10%) Business Intelligence
15 13 (4.10%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (3.79%) Kanban
16 12 (3.79%) Content Management
17 9 (2.84%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 9 (2.84%) Java
2 5 (1.58%) SQL
3 4 (1.26%) JavaScript
4 2 (0.63%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.32%) C#
5 1 (0.32%) C++
5 1 (0.32%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (5.99%) Degree
2 2 (0.63%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.15%) QA
2 2 (0.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.63%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.26%) vCloud
2 4 (1.26%) VMware ESX
Vendors
1 14 (4.42%) SAP
2 13 (4.10%) Microsoft
3 11 (3.47%) Google
4 9 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (2.52%) HP
6 6 (1.89%) VMware
7 4 (1.26%) Adobe
8 3 (0.95%) SunGard
9 2 (0.63%) thinkFolio
9 2 (0.63%) Ariba
10 1 (0.32%) Remedy
10 1 (0.32%) Cadence
10 1 (0.32%) Birst
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