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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 14 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
UK
6 months to
14 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1159 980 763
Rank change year-on-year -179 -217 +351
Permanent jobs citing CSPO 57 29 6
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.034% 0.025% 0.010%
As % of the Qualifications category 0.13% 0.12% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 27 25 6
10th Percentile £44,300 - £48,750
25th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £52,813
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.70% -11.54% +20.37%
75th Percentile £83,750 £78,750 £74,375
90th Percentile £97,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £56,250
% change year-on-year +5.00% -11.11% +60.71%

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 42,364 24,849 13,715
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 25.27% 21.49% 22.04%
Number of salaries quoted 17,883 14,268 10,273
10th Percentile £30,825 £31,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,853 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,150 £48,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.40% +1.05% +5.56%

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 14 August 2022.

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 14 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -140 57 £62,500 +8.70% 1
London -138 49 £80,000 +3.23% 1
Work from Home -208 29 £71,250 +42.50%
UK excluding London -101 8 £52,500 +5.00%
South East -50 3 £55,000 -4.35%
Midlands - 3 £52,500 -
West Midlands - 3 £52,500 -
East of England -59 1 £62,500 -16.67%
South West - 1 £44,500 -

For the 6 months to 14 August 2022, 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 56 (98.25%) Agile
2 44 (77.19%) Scrum
3 36 (63.16%) Product Roadmap
4 33 (57.89%) Product Management
5 32 (56.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 32 (56.14%) User Experience
5 32 (56.14%) Product Vision
6 30 (52.63%) User Stories
7 23 (40.35%) Product Backlog
8 22 (38.60%) JIRA
9 20 (35.09%) Backlog Refinement
10 19 (33.33%) Degree
11 18 (31.58%) Coaching
11 18 (31.58%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 17 (29.82%) Community of Practice
12 17 (29.82%) Burndown Charts
13 16 (28.07%) Lean Software Development
13 16 (28.07%) Project Delivery
13 16 (28.07%) Velocity
13 16 (28.07%) Risk Management
13 16 (28.07%) Service Delivery
13 16 (28.07%) Brown Bag Session
14 15 (26.32%) UX Design
15 14 (24.56%) Project Management
15 14 (24.56%) Organisational Skills
15 14 (24.56%) Social Skills
16 13 (22.81%) Confluence
16 13 (22.81%) Problem-Solving
16 13 (22.81%) Mentoring
17 11 (19.30%) Product Requirements

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 13 (22.81%) Confluence
2 3 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (17.54%) Slack
2 2 (3.51%) AWS
2 2 (3.51%) Azure
2 2 (3.51%) Azure DevOps
2 2 (3.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 22 (38.60%) JIRA
General
1 14 (24.56%) Organisational Skills
1 14 (24.56%) Social Skills
2 6 (10.53%) Finance
3 4 (7.02%) Advertising
3 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.02%) Games
4 3 (5.26%) Marketing
4 3 (5.26%) Public Sector
5 2 (3.51%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 39 (68.42%) Product Owner
2 21 (36.84%) Senior Product Owner
3 13 (22.81%) Product Manager
4 11 (19.30%) Senior Manager
4 11 (19.30%) Senior Product Manager
5 5 (8.77%) Scrum Master
6 3 (5.26%) Service Owner
7 2 (3.51%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (3.51%) Product Delivery Manager
8 1 (1.75%) Agile Coach
8 1 (1.75%) Business Analyst
8 1 (1.75%) Digital Product Owner
8 1 (1.75%) Product Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.07%) Velocity
2 1 (1.75%) CSS
2 1 (1.75%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 32 (56.14%) User Experience
2 3 (5.26%) Cloud Native
2 3 (5.26%) Enterprise Cloud
3 2 (3.51%) Blockchain
3 2 (3.51%) Hedge funds
3 2 (3.51%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) PMI
4 1 (1.75%) Renewable Energy
4 1 (1.75%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (98.25%) Agile
2 44 (77.19%) Scrum
3 36 (63.16%) Product Roadmap
4 33 (57.89%) Product Management
5 32 (56.14%) Product Vision
5 32 (56.14%) Stakeholder Management
6 30 (52.63%) User Stories
7 23 (40.35%) Product Backlog
8 20 (35.09%) Backlog Refinement
9 18 (31.58%) Coaching
9 18 (31.58%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 17 (29.82%) Burndown Charts
10 17 (29.82%) Community of Practice
11 16 (28.07%) Brown Bag Session
11 16 (28.07%) Lean Software Development
11 16 (28.07%) Project Delivery
11 16 (28.07%) Risk Management
11 16 (28.07%) Service Delivery
12 15 (26.32%) UX Design
13 14 (24.56%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.75%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (33.33%) Degree
2 7 (12.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.75%) ISEB
3 1 (1.75%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) GDPR
2 1 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 2 (3.51%) Atlassian
2 1 (1.75%) Bloomberg
2 1 (1.75%) FactSet