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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Owner
Rank 646 754 801
Rank change year-on-year
+108 +47
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Owner 249 153 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.23% 0.13% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.14% 0.072%
Number of salaries quoted 210 125 62
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £38,400 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +16.66%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 August 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 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +99 238 £55,000 - 28
London +65 130 £60,000 +9.09% 11
South East +44 51 £45,000 -28.00% 6
City of London +37 22 £53,750 +7.50% 1
Berkshire +27 21 £46,000 -8.00% 1
Yorkshire +21 18 £42,500 -8.10% 4
West Yorkshire +15 17 £45,000 -5.26% 3
South West -10 17 £36,750 -30.00% 1
Leeds +21 14 - - 2
Bristol - 12 £33,500 - 1
North West +11 10 £43,750 -27.08%
Oxfordshire - 10 £42,250 - 3
Hampshire - 10 £45,000 - 2
West Midlands -1 9 £48,250 +20.62% 1
Maidenhead +15 8 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +16 7 £62,500 +19.04%
Manchester +7 7 £40,000 -33.33%
Surrey +5 7 £60,000 -18.64%
North Yorkshire +2 7 £37,500 - 1
Harrogate - 7 £37,500 -
Southampton - 6 £52,500 -
Coventry -9 5 £55,000 +15.78%
Oxford - 5 £42,000 - 1
Wiltshire +2 4 £42,500 +6.25%
Swindon - 4 £42,500 -
Fareham - 4 £42,500 - 1
Cheshire +6 3 £50,000 -16.66%
East of England -17 3 £57,500 +4.54% 5
Birmingham - 3 £37,500 - 1
Hungerford - 3 £46,000 -

Product Owner
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 358 (81.36%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (46.59%) Scrum
3 109 (24.77%) User Stories
4 97 (22.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 89 (20.23%) Product Management
6 85 (19.32%) Finance
7 83 (18.86%) E-Commerce
8 70 (15.91%) Business Analysis
9 68 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
10 67 (15.23%) Retail
11 66 (15.00%) User Experience
12 55 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
13 54 (12.27%) Marketing
14 50 (11.36%) Degree
15 49 (11.14%) Project Management
16 38 (8.64%) SaaS
17 37 (8.41%) SDLC
18 36 (8.18%) SQL
19 33 (7.50%) QA
20 32 (7.27%) Analytics
21 31 (7.05%) Telecoms
22 30 (6.82%) Banking
23 26 (5.91%) Waterfall
24 23 (5.23%) Mobile App
24 23 (5.23%) UML
25 22 (5.00%) Microsoft
25 22 (5.00%) Time Management
26 19 (4.32%) Kanban
26 19 (4.32%) JIRA
26 19 (4.32%) B2B

Product Owner
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (1.82%) CMS
2 1 (0.23%) Drupal
2 1 (0.23%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.23%) Confluence
2 1 (0.23%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.23%) SAS
2 1 (0.23%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 13 (2.95%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.50%) MS Office
3 9 (2.05%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.91%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.68%) MS Project
6 2 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 7 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.45%) Unica
3 1 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 38 (8.64%) SaaS
2 7 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (1.14%) Trello
3 5 (1.14%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.23%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.59%) Internet
1 7 (1.59%) Firewall
2 4 (0.91%) Network Security
3 2 (0.45%) SWIFTNet
4 1 (0.23%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.95%) Big Data
2 9 (2.05%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (1.14%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.45%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.23%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.23%) Hadoop
5 1 (0.23%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.23%) Redis
Development Applications
1 19 (4.32%) JIRA
2 4 (0.91%) Axure RP
3 3 (0.68%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.68%) Selenium
3 3 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (0.68%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 85 (19.32%) Finance
2 67 (15.23%) Retail
3 54 (12.27%) Marketing
4 31 (7.05%) Telecoms
5 30 (6.82%) Banking
6 12 (2.73%) Games
7 11 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (2.27%) Multimedia
9 9 (2.05%) Legal
9 9 (2.05%) Manufacturing
9 9 (2.05%) Advertising
10 8 (1.82%) Automotive
10 8 (1.82%) Law
11 7 (1.59%) Electronics
12 6 (1.36%) Back Office
13 4 (0.91%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.91%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.45%) Retail Banking
15 1 (0.23%) Publishing
15 1 (0.23%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (3.18%) .NET
2 7 (1.59%) Web Services
3 6 (1.36%) HTML
4 4 (0.91%) Gherkin
5 3 (0.68%) ASP.NET
5 3 (0.68%) CSS
5 3 (0.68%) jQuery
5 3 (0.68%) RESTful
5 3 (0.68%) HTML5
5 3 (0.68%) CSS3
6 2 (0.45%) XML
6 2 (0.45%) FIX Protocol
6 2 (0.45%) Velocity
7 1 (0.23%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 68 (15.45%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (15.00%) User Experience
3 23 (5.23%) Mobile App
4 18 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (2.95%) NHS
6 11 (2.50%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.50%) DTV
6 11 (2.50%) Computer Science
7 9 (2.05%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.82%) Digital Media
9 6 (1.36%) Online Banking
9 6 (1.36%) Mobile Banking
10 4 (0.91%) Algorithms
10 4 (0.91%) Social Media
11 3 (0.68%) GIS
12 2 (0.45%) Blackberry
12 2 (0.45%) Blog
12 2 (0.45%) Online Games
12 2 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 2 (0.45%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 18 (4.09%) Windows
2 15 (3.41%) Android
3 14 (3.18%) Apple iOS
4 3 (0.68%) Windows 8
5 2 (0.45%) UNIX
5 2 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.23%) Linux
6 1 (0.23%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 358 (81.36%) Agile Software Development
2 205 (46.59%) Scrum
3 109 (24.77%) User Stories
4 97 (22.05%) Stakeholder Management
5 89 (20.23%) Product Management
6 83 (18.86%) E-Commerce
7 70 (15.91%) Business Analysis
8 55 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
9 49 (11.14%) Project Management
10 37 (8.41%) SDLC
11 32 (7.27%) Analytics
12 26 (5.91%) Waterfall
13 23 (5.23%) UML
14 22 (5.00%) Time Management
15 19 (4.32%) Kanban
15 19 (4.32%) B2B
16 18 (4.09%) Data Modelling
16 18 (4.09%) Data Analysis
17 17 (3.86%) CRM
17 17 (3.86%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 36 (8.18%) SQL
2 7 (1.59%) Java
3 6 (1.36%) C#
4 5 (1.14%) C
5 3 (0.68%) JavaScript
5 3 (0.68%) T-SQL
6 2 (0.45%) C++
7 1 (0.23%) PHP
7 1 (0.23%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 50 (11.36%) Degree
2 4 (0.91%) ISEB
3 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.45%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.50%) QA
2 3 (0.68%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (3.41%) Google
3 8 (1.82%) Omniture
4 7 (1.59%) SAP
5 3 (0.68%) Progress
5 3 (0.68%) Apple
5 3 (0.68%) OpenTV
5 3 (0.68%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.45%) hybris
6 2 (0.45%) New Relic
6 2 (0.45%) Cadence
6 2 (0.45%) Yahoo!
6 2 (0.45%) Oracle
6 2 (0.45%) Tradeweb
6 2 (0.45%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.45%) Charles River
6 2 (0.45%) Fidessa
6 2 (0.45%) SunGard
6 2 (0.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.23%) IBM
London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
First Point
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Experian
Salary: Great Bens
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
American Express
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
London
JPNG Recruitment
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
The People Network
Salary: car + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £37,000 to £47,000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Havant, Hampshire
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary + Generous Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Welwyn Garden City
Tesco.com
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
North West London
ActiveStandards
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Generous Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Fareham
Deerfoot IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Newbury
The People Network
Salary: car + bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
Ocado
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 18 days ago