Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for an Agile Product Owner was £52,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Agile Product Owner
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1067 1063 1180
Rank change year-on-year -4 +117 +93
Permanent jobs requiring an Agile Product Owner 122 156 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.068% 0.083% 0.060%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.086% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 107 151 120
UK median annual salary £52,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.45% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £38,250 £37,500 £32,750
90th Percentile £71,750 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% -5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 172189 180467 210956
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.78% 96.48% 96.46%
Number of salaries quoted 138171 151048 175187
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Agile Product Owner
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Agile Product Owner in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Agile Product Owner in the UK

Agile Product Owner
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Agile Product Owner.

Salary trend for Agile Product Owner in the UK

Agile Product Owner
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Agile Product Owner over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Agile Product Owner in the UK

Agile Product Owner
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Agile Product Owner within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +9 115 £52,000 -5.45% 9
London -26 67 £52,500 -4.55% 5
UK excluding London +22 54 £50,000 +5.26% 4
North of England +7 19 £52,000 +18.86%
South East +37 12 £52,500 +19.32% 4
Yorkshire +13 11 £52,000 +9.47%
North West -16 8 £38,500 +18.46%
South West +6 7 £45,000 -18.18%
Scotland - 6 £40,000 -
Midlands +13 5 £45,000 -5.26%
East of England +1 5 £50,000 -13.04%
East Midlands +26 4 - -
West Midlands - 1 £45,000 -

Agile Product Owner Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Agile 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 Agile Product Owner in the job title.

1 122 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (50.00%) User Stories
3 58 (47.54%) Scrum
4 32 (26.23%) JIRA
4 32 (26.23%) Kanban
5 27 (22.13%) Business Analysis
6 24 (19.67%) Marketing
6 24 (19.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 23 (18.85%) Confluence
8 22 (18.03%) Finance
9 21 (17.21%) User Experience
10 18 (14.75%) Product Management
11 17 (13.93%) Fintech
11 17 (13.93%) Acceptance Criteria
12 15 (12.30%) Translating Business Requirements
12 15 (12.30%) Advertising
12 15 (12.30%) TDD
13 14 (11.48%) E-Commerce
14 12 (9.84%) SDLC
14 12 (9.84%) Software Delivery
14 12 (9.84%) Degree
15 11 (9.02%) Banking
16 10 (8.20%) Use Case
17 9 (7.38%) Mobile Banking
17 9 (7.38%) SQL
17 9 (7.38%) Wireframes
18 8 (6.56%) Retail
18 8 (6.56%) Mobile App
18 8 (6.56%) DevOps
18 8 (6.56%) Analytics

Agile Product Owner Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 23 (18.85%) Confluence
2 4 (3.28%) CMS
3 2 (1.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.28%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.46%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.82%) Magento
2 1 (0.82%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.64%) SaaS
2 1 (0.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.28%) Internet
2 1 (0.82%) Intranet
2 1 (0.82%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.82%) Amazon Redshift
1 1 (0.82%) Big Data
1 1 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (0.82%) Hadoop
1 1 (0.82%) MySQL
1 1 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (0.82%) Qlik Sense
1 1 (0.82%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 32 (26.23%) JIRA
2 1 (0.82%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.82%) Subversion
General
1 24 (19.67%) Marketing
2 22 (18.03%) Finance
3 15 (12.30%) Advertising
4 11 (9.02%) Banking
5 8 (6.56%) Retail
6 7 (5.74%) Military
7 6 (4.92%) Games
8 2 (1.64%) Billing
9 1 (0.82%) Automotive
9 1 (0.82%) Electronics
9 1 (0.82%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.64%) .NET
2 1 (0.82%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 21 (17.21%) User Experience
2 17 (13.93%) Fintech
3 9 (7.38%) Mobile Banking
4 8 (6.56%) Mobile App
4 8 (6.56%) Online Banking
5 7 (5.74%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (3.28%) Internet of Things
6 4 (3.28%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.82%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.82%) Contactless
7 1 (0.82%) Contract for Difference
7 1 (0.82%) Derivative
7 1 (0.82%) EMV
7 1 (0.82%) Mobile Games
7 1 (0.82%) Mobile Payment
7 1 (0.82%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (50.00%) User Stories
3 58 (47.54%) Scrum
4 32 (26.23%) Kanban
5 27 (22.13%) Business Analysis
6 24 (19.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 18 (14.75%) Product Management
8 17 (13.93%) Acceptance Criteria
9 15 (12.30%) TDD
9 15 (12.30%) Translating Business Requirements
10 14 (11.48%) E-Commerce
11 12 (9.84%) SDLC
11 12 (9.84%) Software Delivery
12 10 (8.20%) Use Case
13 9 (7.38%) Wireframes
14 8 (6.56%) Analytics
14 8 (6.56%) BPMN
14 8 (6.56%) DevOps
15 7 (5.74%) Time Management
16 6 (4.92%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 9 (7.38%) SQL
2 7 (5.74%) C
3 4 (3.28%) C++
4 1 (0.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 12 (9.84%) Degree
2 7 (5.74%) DV Cleared
2 7 (5.74%) Numerate Degree
2 7 (5.74%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.64%) ISEB
4 1 (0.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.10%) QA
2 2 (1.64%) GDPR
2 2 (1.64%) PSD2
3 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 3 (2.46%) Tableau
2 2 (1.64%) Atlassian
2 2 (1.64%) IBM
2 2 (1.64%) Microsoft
2 2 (1.64%) Oracle
3 1 (0.82%) Adobe
3 1 (0.82%) GoldenSource
3 1 (0.82%) MicroStrategy