The median annual salary for a Product Owner was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 605 633 721
Rank change year-on-year +28 +88  
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Owner 277 310 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.32% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.33% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 225 276 203
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £36,250 £38,750 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £71,250 £72,500 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,000 £50,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -4.00% +16.27%  

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 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 284135 352965 396755
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Product Owner
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Product Owner in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

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 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Product Owner in the UK

Product Owner
Top 11 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 28 June 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 +12 261 £50,000 -9.09% 45
UK excluding London +59 142 £48,000 -4.00% 21
London -19 131 £55,000 - 25
North of England +22 48 £48,000 +1.05% 2
South East +19 35 £50,000 - 7
Midlands +34 29 £46,500 +3.33% 6
South West -6 14 £41,250 -13.15% 2
Wales +12 6 £34,000 -9.33%
Scotland +22 4 £40,000 - 1
East of England -16 4 £53,750 -10.41% 3
Northern Ireland -2 2 - -

Product Owner Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 424 (83.30%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (45.19%) Scrum
3 178 (34.97%) User Stories
4 142 (27.90%) User Experience
5 114 (22.40%) Marketing
6 110 (21.61%) Finance
7 97 (19.06%) Stakeholder Management
8 89 (17.49%) Product Management
9 88 (17.29%) E-Commerce
10 76 (14.93%) Business Analysis
11 73 (14.34%) Mobile App
12 63 (12.38%) Analytics
13 59 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
14 58 (11.39%) Retail
14 58 (11.39%) JIRA
14 58 (11.39%) Kanban
15 52 (10.22%) SDLC
16 48 (9.43%) Degree
17 41 (8.06%) SaaS
18 38 (7.47%) Waterfall
19 36 (7.07%) Project Management
20 35 (6.88%) CRM
21 34 (6.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
22 33 (6.48%) Business Transformation
23 30 (5.89%) Software Delivery
24 29 (5.70%) Confluence
25 27 (5.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
25 27 (5.30%) Use Case
25 27 (5.30%) QA
25 27 (5.30%) Internet

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 (5.70%) Confluence
2 14 (2.75%) CMS
3 2 (0.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (0.39%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.20%) JBoss
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle Application Server
4 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.20%) SAS
4 1 (0.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.98%) Magento
2 5 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.59%) SessionCam
3 3 (0.59%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.39%) MetaTrader
4 2 (0.39%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
Cloud Services
1 41 (8.06%) SaaS
2 12 (2.36%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.96%) Google Analytics
4 7 (1.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (0.98%) Adobe Analytics
5 5 (0.98%) Google Cloud Platform
6 4 (0.79%) Office 365
7 2 (0.39%) Trello
8 1 (0.20%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.20%) IaaS
8 1 (0.20%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.30%) Internet
2 7 (1.38%) ATM
3 2 (0.39%) Broadband
4 1 (0.20%) 3GPP
4 1 (0.20%) HTTP
4 1 (0.20%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (2.36%) Hadoop
2 6 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (1.18%) SQL Server
3 5 (0.98%) Big Data
4 2 (0.39%) MySQL
5 1 (0.20%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.20%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.20%) HDInsight
5 1 (0.20%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 58 (11.39%) JIRA
2 8 (1.57%) Cucumber
3 4 (0.79%) Talend Open Studio
4 3 (0.59%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 2 (0.39%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.20%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.20%) Gradle
6 1 (0.20%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.20%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.20%) JMeter
6 1 (0.20%) JUnit
6 1 (0.20%) Maven
6 1 (0.20%) Mockito
General
1 114 (22.40%) Marketing
2 110 (21.61%) Finance
3 58 (11.39%) Retail
4 18 (3.54%) Advertising
4 18 (3.54%) Banking
5 12 (2.36%) Publishing
6 10 (1.96%) Games
6 10 (1.96%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.77%) Legal
8 6 (1.18%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.98%) Electronics
9 5 (0.98%) French Language
10 4 (0.79%) Back Office
10 4 (0.79%) Dutch Language
10 4 (0.79%) German Language
10 4 (0.79%) Swedish Language
11 3 (0.59%) Automotive
11 3 (0.59%) Front Office
12 2 (0.39%) Billing
12 2 (0.39%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.77%) Web Services
2 7 (1.38%) JSON
2 7 (1.38%) XML
3 5 (0.98%) .NET
4 3 (0.59%) Node.js
5 2 (0.39%) EDI
5 2 (0.39%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (0.39%) Spring
5 2 (0.39%) Velocity
6 1 (0.20%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (0.20%) Apache CXF
6 1 (0.20%) Apache Wicket
6 1 (0.20%) CSS
6 1 (0.20%) Hibernate
6 1 (0.20%) HTML
6 1 (0.20%) JDBC
6 1 (0.20%) Mason
6 1 (0.20%) SAML
6 1 (0.20%) SOAP
6 1 (0.20%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 142 (27.90%) User Experience
2 73 (14.34%) Mobile App
3 59 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (4.13%) Fintech
5 16 (3.14%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.95%) Enterprise Software
6 15 (2.95%) Internet of Things
7 13 (2.55%) iPad
8 12 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
9 10 (1.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (1.38%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.38%) EFT
10 7 (1.38%) Hedge funds
11 5 (0.98%) Algorithms
11 5 (0.98%) Wiki
12 4 (0.79%) iPhone
12 4 (0.79%) Smartphone
13 3 (0.59%) Augmented Reality
13 3 (0.59%) Enterprise Cloud
13 3 (0.59%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 25 (4.91%) Apple iOS
2 22 (4.32%) Android
3 6 (1.18%) Windows
4 4 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.20%) Linux
5 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.20%) Solaris
5 1 (0.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 424 (83.30%) Agile Software Development
2 230 (45.19%) Scrum
3 178 (34.97%) User Stories
4 97 (19.06%) Stakeholder Management
5 89 (17.49%) Product Management
6 88 (17.29%) E-Commerce
7 76 (14.93%) Business Analysis
8 63 (12.38%) Analytics
9 58 (11.39%) Kanban
10 52 (10.22%) SDLC
11 38 (7.47%) Waterfall
12 36 (7.07%) Project Management
13 35 (6.88%) CRM
14 34 (6.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 33 (6.48%) Business Transformation
16 30 (5.89%) Software Delivery
17 27 (5.30%) B2C
17 27 (5.30%) Stakeholder Engagement
17 27 (5.30%) Use Case
18 26 (5.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.14%) SQL
2 12 (2.36%) Java
3 6 (1.18%) C++
4 4 (0.79%) C#
5 3 (0.59%) Objective-C
5 3 (0.59%) Python
6 2 (0.39%) C
6 2 (0.39%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.20%) Apex Code
7 1 (0.20%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.20%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.20%) Perl
7 1 (0.20%) PHP
7 1 (0.20%) R
7 1 (0.20%) Ruby
7 1 (0.20%) Scala
7 1 (0.20%) VBA
Qualifications
1 48 (9.43%) Degree
2 10 (1.96%) ISEB
3 6 (1.18%) MBA
4 4 (0.79%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.39%) CBAP
5 2 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.39%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.20%) APMG
6 1 (0.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.30%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.20%) PMO
Vendors
1 16 (3.14%) Google
2 10 (1.96%) Adobe
3 8 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (1.38%) Oracle
5 6 (1.18%) Microsoft
5 6 (1.18%) MicroStrategy
5 6 (1.18%) SAP
5 6 (1.18%) Tableau
6 5 (0.98%) Atlassian
6 5 (0.98%) CA
6 5 (0.98%) CA Agile Central
6 5 (0.98%) Demandware
6 5 (0.98%) hybris
6 5 (0.98%) ServiceNow
7 4 (0.79%) Ab Initio
7 4 (0.79%) Netezza
7 4 (0.79%) Talend
8 3 (0.59%) ClickTale
8 3 (0.59%) McAfee
8 3 (0.59%) Symantec
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