The first table below looks at the demand for the Product Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Product Specialist in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Specialist
Rank 320 304 330
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +26
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Specialist 5 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.040% 0.075% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.081% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 1
Average salary £55,000 £70,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% -6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £33,750 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+44.44% -3.57%
Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
11412 11150 12163
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.29% 93.20% 93.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9543 9780 11085
Average salary £52,500 £54,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Product Specialist
London

Product Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Product Specialist in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Product Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Product Specialist
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Product Specialist across the City of London region.

Product Specialist Salary Trend in the City of London

Product Specialist
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Product Specialist across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Product Specialist Salary Histogram in the City of London

Product Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Product Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Product Specialist in their job title.

1 20 (80.00%) SQL
2 19 (76.00%) Degree
3 17 (68.00%) Finance
4 14 (56.00%) Risk Management
4 14 (56.00%) Hedge funds
5 13 (52.00%) Mathematics
5 13 (52.00%) Java
5 13 (52.00%) Project Management
6 12 (48.00%) SunGard
6 12 (48.00%) OO
6 12 (48.00%) Python
6 12 (48.00%) Physics
6 12 (48.00%) Asset Management
6 12 (48.00%) Front Arena
6 12 (48.00%) Workflow
6 12 (48.00%) Portfolio Management
7 5 (20.00%) Business Development
8 4 (16.00%) ITIL
8 4 (16.00%) HNC
8 4 (16.00%) HND
8 4 (16.00%) Technical Architecture
8 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
8 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
8 4 (16.00%) Migration
8 4 (16.00%) CMS
9 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
10 2 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
10 2 (8.00%) CRM
10 2 (8.00%) Oracle

Product Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited Product Specialist in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Product Specialist in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (16.00%) CMS
2 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (8.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (48.00%) Front Arena
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 17 (68.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Banking
2 1 (4.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Marketing
2 1 (4.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.00%) XML
2 1 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (4.00%) XML Messaging
2 1 (4.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Hedge funds
2 13 (52.00%) Mathematics
3 12 (48.00%) Physics
4 4 (16.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (8.00%) Equities
6 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (4.00%) Data Extraction
6 1 (4.00%) Fixed Income
6 1 (4.00%) Derivative
6 1 (4.00%) EMV
6 1 (4.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (56.00%) Risk Management
2 13 (52.00%) Project Management
3 12 (48.00%) OO
3 12 (48.00%) Asset Management
3 12 (48.00%) Workflow
3 12 (48.00%) Portfolio Management
4 5 (20.00%) Business Development
5 4 (16.00%) ITIL
5 4 (16.00%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (16.00%) Business Continuity
5 4 (16.00%) Migration
6 2 (8.00%) CRM
6 2 (8.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (8.00%) Electronic Trading
6 2 (8.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (8.00%) Product Management
7 1 (4.00%) Direct Marketing
7 1 (4.00%) Change Control
7 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (4.00%) Customer Insight
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) SQL
2 13 (52.00%) Java
3 12 (48.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) Tcl
4 1 (4.00%) Perl
4 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (76.00%) Degree
2 4 (16.00%) HNC
2 4 (16.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
1 1 (4.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 12 (48.00%) SunGard
2 2 (8.00%) Oracle
3 1 (4.00%) MarketAxess
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft