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 2 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Owner
Rank 617 709 835
Rank change year-on-year
+92 +126
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Owner 265 263 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.24% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.30% 0.25% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 237 235 128
Median salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £40,800 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £74,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+10.52% -

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
87772 104579 111319
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.42% 96.52% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 72875 87237 92130
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 2 December 2016 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 2 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +85 251 £52,500 -4.54% 47
London +34 138 £52,500 -4.54% 23
South East +93 50 £55,000 +18.91% 7
North West +5 22 £40,000 -17.94% 6
Buckinghamshire - 21 £55,000 - 2
Manchester +4 20 £40,000 -17.94% 1
Milton Keynes - 16 £56,250 - 1
Berkshire +47 14 £62,500 +31.57% 1
South West +30 13 £55,000 +22.22%
Yorkshire +23 13 £45,000 +5.88% 4
West Yorkshire +22 13 £45,000 +5.88% 4
City of London +35 12 £47,500 -13.63% 4
Leeds +19 12 £45,000 +5.88% 3
West Midlands -5 9 £50,000 +53.84% 6
Gloucestershire - 9 £55,000 -
Gloucester - 7 £55,000 -
Crawley - 6 £55,000 -
West Sussex - 6 £55,000 -
Wales - 5 £45,000 -
East Sussex +21 4 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Brighton +21 4 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Scotland - 4 £63,000 -
South Wales - 4 £53,750 -
Tamworth +7 3 £50,000 -
Staffordshire -5 3 £50,000 +53.84%
East Midlands - 3 £48,750 -
Glasgow - 3 - -
High Wycombe - 3 £55,000 - 1
Stockport - 3 £60,000 -
Wiltshire +22 2 £50,000 +11.11%

Product Owner Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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.

1 475 (84.82%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (37.32%) User Stories
3 206 (36.79%) Scrum
4 130 (23.21%) User Experience
5 107 (19.11%) Finance
6 104 (18.57%) E-Commerce
7 83 (14.82%) Analytical Skills
8 76 (13.57%) Project Management
9 73 (13.04%) Degree
10 71 (12.68%) Marketing
11 69 (12.32%) Product Management
12 59 (10.54%) Analytics
13 58 (10.36%) Business Analysis
14 57 (10.18%) Banking
15 56 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
16 52 (9.29%) Kanban
17 43 (7.68%) SaaS
18 42 (7.50%) SDLC
19 39 (6.96%) SQL
20 36 (6.43%) Games
21 34 (6.07%) User Acceptance Testing
22 32 (5.71%) JIRA
23 31 (5.54%) Wireframes
24 30 (5.36%) Mobile App
24 30 (5.36%) Apple iOS
25 27 (4.82%) Android
25 27 (4.82%) TDD
25 27 (4.82%) CMS
26 26 (4.64%) Retail
26 26 (4.64%) B2B

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 27 (4.82%) CMS
2 14 (2.50%) SharePoint
3 10 (1.79%) Confluence
4 4 (0.71%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 24 (4.29%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.43%) MS Office
3 4 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.18%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.18%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.18%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 43 (7.68%) SaaS
2 7 (1.25%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.89%) Trello
4 2 (0.36%) PaaS
5 1 (0.18%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.18%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.50%) Intranet
2 5 (0.89%) Internet
3 3 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (0.54%) Wireless
4 2 (0.36%) Broadband
4 2 (0.36%) TETRA
5 1 (0.18%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.32%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (1.25%) Big Data
3 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.18%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 32 (5.71%) JIRA
2 4 (0.71%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.36%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (0.18%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.18%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 107 (19.11%) Finance
2 71 (12.68%) Marketing
3 57 (10.18%) Banking
4 36 (6.43%) Games
5 26 (4.64%) Retail
6 18 (3.21%) Law
7 16 (2.86%) Publishing
8 12 (2.14%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.79%) Military
10 9 (1.61%) Advertising
11 7 (1.25%) Manufacturing
12 5 (0.89%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.89%) French Language
13 4 (0.71%) Automotive
13 4 (0.71%) Legal
14 3 (0.54%) Billing
15 2 (0.36%) Front Office
15 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.18%) Back Office
16 1 (0.18%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (3.21%) HTML
2 13 (2.32%) CSS
3 11 (1.96%) .NET
4 8 (1.43%) Web Services
5 6 (1.07%) XML
6 5 (0.89%) FIX Protocol
6 5 (0.89%) FIXML
6 5 (0.89%) FpML
6 5 (0.89%) Velocity
7 2 (0.36%) Gherkin
7 2 (0.36%) HTML5
7 2 (0.36%) Spring
8 1 (0.18%) Ajax
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Flex
8 1 (0.18%) Flash
8 1 (0.18%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 130 (23.21%) User Experience
2 83 (14.82%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (5.36%) Mobile App
4 24 (4.29%) Fintech
5 18 (3.21%) Online Banking
6 12 (2.14%) Mobile Banking
7 11 (1.96%) Computer Science
7 11 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (1.96%) Online Games
8 10 (1.79%) Mathematics
8 10 (1.79%) Physics
9 9 (1.61%) Derivative
10 8 (1.43%) iPad
11 7 (1.25%) Visualisation
12 6 (1.07%) Algorithms
12 6 (1.07%) Artificial Intelligence
12 6 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (1.07%) Smartphone
13 5 (0.89%) Fixed Income
13 5 (0.89%) Minimum Viable Product
Operating Systems
1 30 (5.36%) Apple iOS
2 27 (4.82%) Android
3 3 (0.54%) Mac OS X
3 3 (0.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (84.82%) Agile Software Development
2 209 (37.32%) User Stories
3 206 (36.79%) Scrum
4 104 (18.57%) E-Commerce
5 76 (13.57%) Project Management
6 69 (12.32%) Product Management
7 59 (10.54%) Analytics
8 58 (10.36%) Business Analysis
9 56 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 52 (9.29%) Kanban
11 42 (7.50%) SDLC
12 34 (6.07%) User Acceptance Testing
13 31 (5.54%) Wireframes
14 27 (4.82%) TDD
15 26 (4.64%) B2B
16 25 (4.46%) CRM
17 24 (4.29%) Use Case
18 22 (3.93%) Time Management
19 21 (3.75%) Software Engineering
20 20 (3.57%) BPMN
Programming Languages
1 39 (6.96%) SQL
2 24 (4.29%) C
3 23 (4.11%) Java
4 16 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 7 (1.25%) C#
5 7 (1.25%) C++
6 3 (0.54%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 73 (13.04%) Degree
2 12 (2.14%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.79%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.36%) Chartered Engineer
5 1 (0.18%) CBAP
5 1 (0.18%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.75%) QA
2 7 (1.25%) SLA
3 1 (0.18%) Basel II
3 1 (0.18%) Basel III
3 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 22 (3.93%) Microsoft
2 7 (1.25%) Google
2 7 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (0.89%) ClickTale
4 3 (0.54%) Adobe
4 3 (0.54%) Atlassian
4 3 (0.54%) hybris
4 3 (0.54%) Tableau
5 2 (0.36%) SAP
6 1 (0.18%) Avaya
6 1 (0.18%) Omniture
6 1 (0.18%) PayPal
6 1 (0.18%) Remedy
6 1 (0.18%) Sophos
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 - £40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £40000 - £41000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 14 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Third Republic Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Exceptional benefits and shares!
Posted: 8 hours ago
West London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £65,000 per annum Annual Bonus 15%, Full Company Pensi
Posted: 6 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Staines, Middlesex
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Network ITR
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Erin Associates
Salary: £49000 - £50000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £80000 per annum + bonus and car allowance
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
Trust In Soda
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum Southamption
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: £70,000 - £80,000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Recital Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
South East London
CityJobs
Salary: Competitive Salary plus Generous Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Tiro Partners
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £50000.00 - £80000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 9 days ago
London
First Point
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + bonus and benefits / equity
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 25% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Talent Point
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bens
Posted: 11 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
Advanced
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheshire
nGAGE Specialist Recruitment
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Leeds
Sky Technology Leeds
Salary: Highly Competitive
Posted: 9 days ago