Period
to 3 July 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 3 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
UK
6 months to
3 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 835 1095 1179
Rank change year-on-year +260 +84 -28
Permanent jobs citing CSPO 9 23 40
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.016% 0.023%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.052% 0.064% 0.095%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 42
Median annual salary £70,000 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +40.00% -9.09% +14.58%
10th Percentile £50,250 £36,500 £37,625
90th Percentile £87,500 £67,500 £62,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +50.00% -22.22% -6.25%

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 17,193 35,747 42,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 21.71% 24.39% 23.74%
Number of salaries quoted 12,526 25,789 31,551
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,590 £26,400 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,582
% change year-on-year +5.56% +0.94% +4.90%

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 3 July 2020.

Salary histogram for CSPO in the UK

CSPO
Top 7 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 3 July 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 +264 8 £70,000 +40.00%
London +159 5 £70,000 +38.61%
UK excluding London +228 3 £52,500 +50.00%
North of England +120 2 £58,750 -
Yorkshire - 2 £58,750 -
South East +133 1 £52,500 -
Work from Home +48 1 £85,000 +77.08%

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) User Stories
3 4 (44.44%) Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (33.33%) User Experience
4 3 (33.33%) Backlog Management
4 3 (33.33%) Epics
4 3 (33.33%) Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
5 2 (22.22%) Degree
5 2 (22.22%) JIRA
5 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) Sprint Planning
5 2 (22.22%) Backlog Refinement
5 2 (22.22%) Backlog Prioritisation
5 2 (22.22%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (22.22%) Product Management
6 1 (11.11%) Azure
6 1 (11.11%) AWS
6 1 (11.11%) Marketing Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) Critical Thinking
6 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (11.11%) GCP
6 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
6 1 (11.11%) SDLC
6 1 (11.11%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (11.11%) Wireframes

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) AWS
1 1 (11.11%) Azure
1 1 (11.11%) GCP
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (22.22%) Finance
3 1 (11.11%) Automotive
3 1 (11.11%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Product Owner
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Product Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Digital Product Owner
3 1 (11.11%) Product Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Product Business Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum Master
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum Product Owner
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) CSS
1 1 (11.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (100.00%) Scrum
2 6 (66.67%) User Stories
3 4 (44.44%) Acceptance Criteria
4 3 (33.33%) Backlog Management
4 3 (33.33%) Epics
5 2 (22.22%) Backlog Prioritisation
5 2 (22.22%) Backlog Refinement
5 2 (22.22%) Investment Management
5 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (22.22%) Product Management
5 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
5 2 (22.22%) Scaled Agile Framework
5 2 (22.22%) Sprint Planning
6 1 (11.11%) Fund Management
6 1 (11.11%) Marketing Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
6 1 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (11.11%) Time Management
6 1 (11.11%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C#
1 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Google
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Salesforce.com