The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Specialist
Rank 312 331 322
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Specialist 2 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.018% 0.090% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.019% 0.097% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £60,000 £39,250 £62,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+52.86% -37.20%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
Product Specialist
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
10319 11302 10851
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.72% 92.97% 94.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8983 9717 9896
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Law
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
1 3 (37.50%) GIAC
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
3 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (12.50%) XML Messaging
3 1 (12.50%) Banking
3 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) QA
3 1 (12.50%) Fund Management
3 1 (12.50%) HL7
3 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
3 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Change Control
3 1 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
1 3 (37.50%) Law
2 1 (12.50%) Banking
2 1 (12.50%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (12.50%) Middleware
2 1 (12.50%) XML Messaging
2 1 (12.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Data Extraction
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Information Security
2 1 (12.50%) Asset Management
2 1 (12.50%) Fund Management
2 1 (12.50%) Electronic Trading
2 1 (12.50%) Investment Management
2 1 (12.50%) Change Control
2 1 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
2 1 (12.50%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
2 1 (12.50%) VBA
2 1 (12.50%) Tcl
2 1 (12.50%) Java
2 1 (12.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) CISSP
1 3 (37.50%) GIAC
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (12.50%) QA
2 1 (12.50%) HL7
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle