Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
UK
6 months to
24 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 690 1066 1139
Rank change year-on-year +376 +73 +1
Permanent jobs citing CSPO 8 12 41
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.016% 0.009% 0.025%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.074% 0.036% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 9 36
Median annual salary £65,000 £51,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.21% -6.36% +10.00%
10th Percentile £44,375 £44,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £69,000 £58,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £53,750 £51,500 £41,250
% change year-on-year +4.37% +24.85% -14.06%

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 10,802 33,044 39,296
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 22.03% 23.45% 23.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7,923 23,995 29,154
Median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - +8.70%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +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 24 September 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 24 September 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 +397 7 £53,750 +4.37%
UK excluding London +338 7 £53,750 +4.37%
North of England +195 6 £47,500 -
Yorkshire - 5 £47,500 -
South East +226 1 £60,000 -
North West +151 1 - -
Work from Home +51 1 £85,000 +77.08%

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (62.50%) Product Management
3 4 (50.00%) Product Roadmap
3 4 (50.00%) Change Management
3 4 (50.00%) Finance
4 3 (37.50%) Business Development
4 3 (37.50%) Market Research
4 3 (37.50%) Strategic Roadmap
4 3 (37.50%) Design Thinking
4 3 (37.50%) Lean Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Backlog Management
4 3 (37.50%) User Stories
4 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (37.50%) Coaching
4 3 (37.50%) Presales
5 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (25.00%) Epics
5 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
5 2 (25.00%) JIRA
6 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 1 (12.50%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Google
6 1 (12.50%) Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Analysis
6 1 (12.50%) Product Marketing
6 1 (12.50%) Time Management
6 1 (12.50%) Degree
6 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
6 1 (12.50%) Automotive

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 (12.50%) AWS
1 1 (12.50%) Azure
1 1 (12.50%) GCP
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Automotive
2 1 (12.50%) Law
2 1 (12.50%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Product Owner
2 3 (37.50%) IT Manager
2 3 (37.50%) Product Manager
3 2 (25.00%) Information Manager
4 1 (12.50%) Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Business Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
1 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) Product Management
3 4 (50.00%) Change Management
3 4 (50.00%) Product Roadmap
4 3 (37.50%) Backlog Management
4 3 (37.50%) Business Development
4 3 (37.50%) Coaching
4 3 (37.50%) Design Thinking
4 3 (37.50%) Lean Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) Market Research
4 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (37.50%) Presales
4 3 (37.50%) Strategic Roadmap
4 3 (37.50%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Epics
5 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (25.00%) Project Planning
6 1 (12.50%) Critical Thinking
6 1 (12.50%) Minimum Viable Product
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) C#
1 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Google
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft