Period
to 27 November 2020

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 27 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
UK
6 months to
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 700 1046 1145
Rank change year-on-year +346 +99 -8
Permanent jobs citing CSPO 15 18 37
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.013% 0.023%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.059% 0.096%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 30
Median annual salary £66,000 £52,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.92% -5.45% +10.00%
10th Percentile £41,375 £47,875 £36,875
90th Percentile £72,000 £81,750 £61,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £72,000 £51,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +39.81% +21.18% -

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 11,387 30,550 38,547
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 20.60% 22.55% 23.78%
Number of salaries quoted 8,687 22,602 28,520
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 £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,165 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.26% - +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 27 November 2020.

Salary histogram for CSPO in the UK

CSPO
Top 9 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 27 November 2020. 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 +332 15 £66,000 +26.92% 1
UK excluding London +291 14 £72,000 +39.81% 1
North of England +140 7 £43,750 -18.98%
Midlands +122 6 £72,000 +37.14% 1
West Midlands +94 6 £72,000 +37.14% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £42,500 -
North West +114 2 £45,000 -16.67%
London +252 1 £45,000 -25.00%
South East +207 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 27 November 2020, 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 15 (100.00%) Scrum
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (80.00%) Product Roadmap
3 9 (60.00%) Design Thinking
4 7 (46.67%) JIRA
4 7 (46.67%) SaaS
5 6 (40.00%) PaaS
5 6 (40.00%) Confluence
5 6 (40.00%) Network Security
5 6 (40.00%) Degree
5 6 (40.00%) DNS
5 6 (40.00%) Firewall
5 6 (40.00%) CCNP
5 6 (40.00%) CISSP
5 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (40.00%) Critical Thinking
5 6 (40.00%) Product Backlog
5 6 (40.00%) Office 365
5 6 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
5 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (40.00%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (40.00%) IT Strategy
5 6 (40.00%) Analytical Mindset
5 6 (40.00%) Decision-Making
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) Product Management
7 3 (20.00%) Market Research
7 3 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
7 3 (20.00%) Business Development
7 3 (20.00%) Change Management

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 6 (40.00%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 7 (46.67%) SaaS
2 6 (40.00%) Office 365
2 6 (40.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) DNS
1 6 (40.00%) Firewall
1 6 (40.00%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 7 (46.67%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 12 (80.00%) Product Owner
2 6 (40.00%) Cybersecurity Specialist
2 6 (40.00%) Network Security Specialist
2 6 (40.00%) Network Specialist
2 6 (40.00%) Product Specialist
2 6 (40.00%) Security Specialist
3 4 (26.67%) Firewall Specialist
4 3 (20.00%) IT Manager
4 3 (20.00%) Product Manager
5 2 (13.33%) CISSP Specialist
5 2 (13.33%) Information Manager
6 1 (6.67%) Agile Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) CSS
1 1 (6.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Mindset
1 6 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (40.00%) Cyberthreat
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (100.00%) Scrum
2 12 (80.00%) Product Roadmap
3 9 (60.00%) Design Thinking
4 6 (40.00%) Critical Thinking
4 6 (40.00%) Cybersecurity
4 6 (40.00%) Decision-Making
4 6 (40.00%) IT Strategy
4 6 (40.00%) Product Backlog
5 4 (26.67%) Product Management
6 3 (20.00%) Business Development
6 3 (20.00%) Change Management
6 3 (20.00%) Coaching
6 3 (20.00%) Facial Recognition
6 3 (20.00%) Lean Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) Market Research
6 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
6 3 (20.00%) Presales
6 3 (20.00%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
1 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) CCNP
1 6 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
1 6 (40.00%) CISSP
1 6 (40.00%) Degree