The table below looks at the statistics for the Product Specialist role in IT jobs advertised for the South East 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 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Specialist
Rank 417 419 437
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Specialist 23 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.11% 0.070% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.073% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 23 10 7
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £30,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £33,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+36.36% -22.35%
Product Specialist
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the South East 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
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
20681 20449 21581
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 94.68% 94.99% 95.50%
Number of salaries quoted 16309 16863 18474
Average salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Product Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Product Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Product Specialist
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Product Specialist Salary Trend in the South East

Product Specialist
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Product Specialist across the South East region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014.

Product Specialist Salary Histogram in the South East

Product Specialist
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Specialist within the South East region over the 3 months to 21 October 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +4 15 £40,000 +33.33%
Kent - 5 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire +4 2 £32,000 -50.76%
Surrey -16 1 £37,500 -18.91%
Product Specialist
England

Product Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 16 (48.48%) NHS
2 15 (45.45%) Workflow
3 14 (42.42%) e-Health
4 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
5 9 (27.27%) MS Office
6 8 (24.24%) SQL
7 7 (21.21%) ITIL
7 7 (21.21%) LIMS
7 7 (21.21%) Service Management
7 7 (21.21%) Change Management
7 7 (21.21%) PCI DSS
7 7 (21.21%) SaaS
8 6 (18.18%) Degree
9 5 (15.15%) Requirements Analysis
9 5 (15.15%) Marketing
9 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (12.12%) Project Management
10 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
10 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 4 (12.12%) Time Management
10 4 (12.12%) Product Management
10 4 (12.12%) Line Management
11 3 (9.09%) Information Management
11 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
12 2 (6.06%) HTML
12 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
12 2 (6.06%) Apple
12 2 (6.06%) Windows
12 2 (6.06%) Linux
12 2 (6.06%) XML

Product Specialist
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 10 (30.30%) MS Excel
2 9 (27.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (21.21%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (15.15%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) HTML
1 2 (6.06%) XML
2 1 (3.03%) .NET
2 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 16 (48.48%) NHS
2 14 (42.42%) e-Health
3 7 (21.21%) LIMS
4 3 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
6 1 (3.03%) Informatics
6 1 (3.03%) Chemistry
6 1 (3.03%) Mobile App
6 1 (3.03%) EPoS
6 1 (3.03%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.06%) Mac OS X
1 2 (6.06%) Windows
1 2 (6.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Workflow
2 7 (21.21%) ITIL
2 7 (21.21%) Service Management
2 7 (21.21%) Change Management
3 5 (15.15%) Requirements Analysis
3 5 (15.15%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (12.12%) Project Management
4 4 (12.12%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (12.12%) Time Management
4 4 (12.12%) Product Management
4 4 (12.12%) Line Management
5 3 (9.09%) Information Management
6 1 (3.03%) Usability Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Performance Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Analytics
6 1 (3.03%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (24.24%) SQL
2 2 (6.06%) VBScript
2 2 (6.06%) PowerShell
2 2 (6.06%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (21.21%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.03%) HL7
Vendors
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) Apple