Period
to 1 March 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for CSPO qualifications. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered over the 6 months to 1 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
UK
6 months to
1 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 785 996 1091
Rank change year-on-year +211 +95 +78
Permanent jobs citing CSPO 30 22 28
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.040% 0.018% 0.019%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.20% 0.083% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 25 16 18
Median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £51,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +1.45% +8.95%
10th Percentile £42,500 £48,125 £42,125
90th Percentile £75,000 £92,500 £67,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £51,250
% change year-on-year +9.52% +2.44% +20.59%

CSPO is in the Academic Qualifications and Professional Certifications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for academic qualifications or professional certifications.

All Academic and Professional Certifications
UK
Permanent vacancies requiring academic qualifications or professional certifications 15,267 26,545 36,892
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.46% 21.72% 24.40%
Number of salaries quoted 10,663 19,982 27,274
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,797 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.09% +3.33% +5.88%

CSPO
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing CSPO as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for CSPO in the UK

CSPO
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing CSPO.

Salary trend for CSPO in the UK

CSPO
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing CSPO over the 6 months to 1 March 2021.

Salary histogram for CSPO in the UK

CSPO
Top 10 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing CSPO within the UK over the 6 months to 1 March 2021. 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 +224 30 £57,500 +9.52% 1
UK excluding London +160 24 £57,500 +9.52% 1
North of England +76 9 £45,000 -16.67% 1
Midlands +62 9 £72,000 +37.14%
West Midlands +41 9 £72,000 +37.14%
London +165 6 £57,250 -18.21%
South East +138 6 £57,500 +9.52%
Yorkshire - 6 £43,750 - 1
North West +60 3 £45,000 -16.67%
Work from Home - 2 - -

For the 6 months to 1 March 2021, IT jobs citing CSPO also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for CSPO.

1 30 (100.00%) Scrum
2 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (80.00%) Product Roadmap
4 15 (50.00%) Product Backlog
5 14 (46.67%) Degree
6 12 (40.00%) Design Thinking
6 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (36.67%) JIRA
7 11 (36.67%) SaaS
7 11 (36.67%) Confluence
8 10 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
8 10 (33.33%) Decision-Making
9 9 (30.00%) Analytical Mindset
9 9 (30.00%) IT Strategy
9 9 (30.00%) Cyberthreat
9 9 (30.00%) Critical Thinking
9 9 (30.00%) Backlog Management
9 9 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
9 9 (30.00%) PaaS
9 9 (30.00%) Network Security
9 9 (30.00%) CCNP
9 9 (30.00%) CISSP
9 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (30.00%) DNS
9 9 (30.00%) Firewall
10 8 (26.67%) Product Management
10 8 (26.67%) User Stories
10 8 (26.67%) User Experience
11 6 (20.00%) Backlog Prioritisation
11 6 (20.00%) Finance

CSPO
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 11 (36.67%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) SaaS
2 10 (33.33%) Microsoft 365
3 9 (30.00%) PaaS
4 2 (6.67%) Azure
5 1 (3.33%) AWS
5 1 (3.33%) G Suite
5 1 (3.33%) GCP
5 1 (3.33%) Power Platform
5 1 (3.33%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 9 (30.00%) DNS
1 9 (30.00%) Firewall
1 9 (30.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 11 (36.67%) JIRA
2 1 (3.33%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Marketing
3 3 (10.00%) Electronics
3 3 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (10.00%) Public Sector
3 3 (10.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (6.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 26 (86.67%) Product Owner
2 9 (30.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 9 (30.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 9 (30.00%) Network Specialist
2 9 (30.00%) Product Specialist
2 9 (30.00%) Security Specialist
3 6 (20.00%) Product Manager
4 5 (16.67%) Agile Product Owner
4 5 (16.67%) CISSP Specialist
5 4 (13.33%) Firewall Specialist
6 3 (10.00%) IT Manager
7 2 (6.67%) Information Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Azure DevOps
8 1 (3.33%) Development Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Digital Product Owner
8 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce Product Owner
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Development Manager
8 1 (3.33%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (30.00%) Analytical Mindset
2 9 (30.00%) Cyberthreat
3 8 (26.67%) User Experience
4 3 (10.00%) Linux Command Line
5 2 (6.67%) Life Science
5 2 (6.67%) LIMS
5 2 (6.67%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.33%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Scrum
2 28 (93.33%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (80.00%) Product Roadmap
4 15 (50.00%) Product Backlog
5 12 (40.00%) Design Thinking
6 10 (33.33%) Decision-Making
7 9 (30.00%) Backlog Management
7 9 (30.00%) Critical Thinking
7 9 (30.00%) Cybersecurity
7 9 (30.00%) IT Strategy
8 8 (26.67%) Product Management
8 8 (26.67%) User Stories
9 6 (20.00%) Backlog Prioritisation
10 4 (13.33%) Business Development
10 4 (13.33%) Facial Recognition
10 4 (13.33%) Portfolio Management
11 3 (10.00%) Coaching
11 3 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
11 3 (10.00%) Market Research
11 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 14 (46.67%) Degree
2 9 (30.00%) CCNP
2 9 (30.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (30.00%) CISSP
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (3.33%) ISTQB
3 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
3 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) P3O
System Software
1 1 (3.33%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) SAP