The median annual salary for a Product Owner was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Owner
UK
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 622 648 791
Rank change year-on-year +26 +143  
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Owner 234 308 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.30% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.31% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 197 280 114
Median salary £52,500 £54,750 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.10% -0.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,250 £38,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £85,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year +17.64% -2.29%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 82231 100619 103475
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 68306 84262 84520
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Product Owner
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Product Owner in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Product Owner in the UK

Product Owner
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Product Owner.

Salary trend for Product Owner in the UK

Product Owner
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Product Owner over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Product Owner in the UK

Product Owner
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Owner within the UK over the 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +7 227 £52,500 -4.54% 53
London -21 101 £55,000 - 30
South East +100 51 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Yorkshire +28 19 £55,000 +37.50% 3
West Yorkshire +24 19 £55,000 +37.50% 3
South West +40 18 £48,000 +6.66%
Buckinghamshire - 16 £50,000 - 3
City of London +2 15 £42,500 -33.33% 5
East of England +5 14 £45,000 -17.43% 2
East Sussex - 13 £42,500 -
Berkshire +50 12 £50,000 -
North West -1 12 £40,000 -15.78% 9
Brighton - 12 £42,500 -
Bristol +8 11 £42,500 +21.42%
Halifax - 11 £55,000 - 1
Leeds +16 8 £48,000 +20.00% 2
Manchester -22 8 £41,750 -12.10% 7
Oxfordshire +10 7 £50,000 +17.64%
West Midlands +28 6 £41,250 +7.14%
East Midlands -4 6 £58,750 +46.87% 4
Milton Keynes - 6 £47,500 -
Luton - 5 £48,250 -
Gloucester - 5 £50,000 -
Gloucestershire - 5 £50,000 -
Bedfordshire - 5 £48,250 -
Essex +20 4 £45,000 - 1
Leicestershire -2 4 - - 2
Hertfordshire -5 4 £41,250 -28.26% 1
Harlow - 4 £45,000 - 1
Slough - 4 - -

Product Owner Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Product Owner job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Product Owner in the job title.

1 431 (89.98%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (45.51%) Scrum
3 169 (35.28%) User Stories
4 137 (28.60%) User Experience
5 105 (21.92%) Finance
6 96 (20.04%) Marketing
7 91 (19.00%) E-Commerce
8 80 (16.70%) Analytics
9 73 (15.24%) Business Analysis
10 68 (14.20%) Stakeholder Management
11 65 (13.57%) Product Management
12 62 (12.94%) Project Management
13 61 (12.73%) Kanban
14 60 (12.53%) Retail
15 55 (11.48%) SaaS
16 54 (11.27%) Degree
16 54 (11.27%) JIRA
17 48 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
18 45 (9.39%) SDLC
19 43 (8.98%) Mobile App
20 40 (8.35%) Banking
21 33 (6.89%) QA
21 33 (6.89%) B2B
22 31 (6.47%) Waterfall
23 29 (6.05%) Confluence
24 28 (5.85%) Use Case
25 24 (5.01%) User Acceptance Testing
25 24 (5.01%) B2C
26 22 (4.59%) Java
27 21 (4.38%) Apple iOS

Product Owner Skill Set
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 29 (6.05%) Confluence
2 15 (3.13%) CMS
3 8 (1.67%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.63%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.42%) Adobe Experience Manager
Applications
1 12 (2.51%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.46%) MS Office
3 5 (1.04%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (1.04%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.84%) Magento
2 3 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.42%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 55 (11.48%) SaaS
2 14 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (1.88%) Google Analytics
4 7 (1.46%) Trello
5 6 (1.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (0.84%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.63%) PaaS
7 3 (0.63%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.76%) Internet
2 8 (1.67%) Intranet
3 5 (1.04%) ATM
4 1 (0.21%) RFID
4 1 (0.21%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (2.71%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (1.04%) Hadoop
2 5 (1.04%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.21%) Apache Hive
3 1 (0.21%) Big Data
3 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.21%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 54 (11.27%) JIRA
2 11 (2.30%) Cucumber
3 5 (1.04%) Axure RP
3 5 (1.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.21%) Xcode
General
1 105 (21.92%) Finance
2 96 (20.04%) Marketing
3 60 (12.53%) Retail
4 40 (8.35%) Banking
5 12 (2.51%) Telecoms
6 9 (1.88%) Advertising
7 8 (1.67%) Games
7 8 (1.67%) Manufacturing
7 8 (1.67%) Military
8 5 (1.04%) Legal
9 4 (0.84%) Automotive
10 3 (0.63%) Electronics
10 3 (0.63%) Front Office
11 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.42%) French Language
11 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.42%) Online Betting
11 2 (0.42%) Publishing
12 1 (0.21%) German Language
12 1 (0.21%) Swedish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (2.92%) CSS
1 14 (2.92%) HTML
2 12 (2.51%) .NET
3 9 (1.88%) JSON
4 8 (1.67%) XML
5 5 (1.04%) Velocity
6 4 (0.84%) Web Services
7 3 (0.63%) Node.js
8 2 (0.42%) EDI
8 2 (0.42%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (0.21%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.21%) Ajax
9 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.21%) jQuery
9 1 (0.21%) LINQ
9 1 (0.21%) REST
9 1 (0.21%) SOAP
9 1 (0.21%) WinForms
9 1 (0.21%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 137 (28.60%) User Experience
2 48 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (8.98%) Mobile App
4 20 (4.18%) Fintech
5 11 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 10 (2.09%) Internet of Things
6 10 (2.09%) Online Banking
7 9 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
8 8 (1.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 7 (1.46%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.25%) iPad
11 5 (1.04%) EFT
11 5 (1.04%) Minimum Viable Product
11 5 (1.04%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.84%) Hedge funds
12 4 (0.84%) Mobile Banking
12 4 (0.84%) Smartphone
12 4 (0.84%) Wiki
13 3 (0.63%) Derivative
13 3 (0.63%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 21 (4.38%) Apple iOS
2 19 (3.97%) Android
3 9 (1.88%) Windows
4 4 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (0.63%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.21%) Linux
6 1 (0.21%) Solaris
6 1 (0.21%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 431 (89.98%) Agile Software Development
2 218 (45.51%) Scrum
3 169 (35.28%) User Stories
4 91 (19.00%) E-Commerce
5 80 (16.70%) Analytics
6 73 (15.24%) Business Analysis
7 68 (14.20%) Stakeholder Management
8 65 (13.57%) Product Management
9 62 (12.94%) Project Management
10 61 (12.73%) Kanban
11 45 (9.39%) SDLC
12 33 (6.89%) B2B
13 31 (6.47%) Waterfall
14 28 (5.85%) Use Case
15 24 (5.01%) B2C
15 24 (5.01%) User Acceptance Testing
16 21 (4.38%) Software Engineering
16 21 (4.38%) Wireframes
17 19 (3.97%) Business Transformation
18 18 (3.76%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 22 (4.59%) Java
2 16 (3.34%) SQL
3 14 (2.92%) JavaScript
4 11 (2.30%) C
5 4 (0.84%) C#
5 4 (0.84%) C++
6 3 (0.63%) Objective-C
7 1 (0.21%) Perl
7 1 (0.21%) Python
7 1 (0.21%) Ruby
7 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.21%) VB.NET
7 1 (0.21%) XAML
Qualifications
1 54 (11.27%) Degree
2 8 (1.67%) DV Cleared
2 8 (1.67%) Security Cleared
3 7 (1.46%) ISEB
4 4 (0.84%) MBA
5 1 (0.21%) APMG
5 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.21%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (6.89%) QA
2 3 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.21%) Basel II
3 1 (0.21%) Basel III
3 1 (0.21%) PMO
Vendors
1 17 (3.55%) Microsoft
2 14 (2.92%) Google
3 7 (1.46%) SAP
4 6 (1.25%) ClickTale
5 5 (1.04%) hybris
6 4 (0.84%) Adobe
6 4 (0.84%) CA
6 4 (0.84%) CA Agile Central
6 4 (0.84%) Demandware
6 4 (0.84%) Sophos
7 3 (0.63%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.63%) Oracle
7 3 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.42%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.21%) Avaya
9 1 (0.21%) PayPal
9 1 (0.21%) Progress
9 1 (0.21%) Red Hat
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