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 28 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Product Specialist
Rank 436 465 474
Rank change year-on-year
+29 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Specialist 8 8 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.041% 0.037% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.038% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 8 7 5
Average salary £21,500 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-46.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.22% -18.42%
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
18752 20804 22607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 96.77% 96.97% 96.41%
Number of salaries quoted 15967 16668 18038
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 28 April 2016.

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 28 April 2016. 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
Hampshire +17 5 £21,500 -46.25%
Buckinghamshire - 2 £40,000 -
Surrey -6 1 £42,500 -34.61%
Product Specialist
England

Product Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 10 (66.67%) Degree
2 9 (60.00%) Product Management
3 6 (40.00%) Marketing
4 5 (33.33%) Industrial Design
4 5 (33.33%) Project Management
4 5 (33.33%) Electronics
4 5 (33.33%) Product Marketing
5 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
5 4 (26.67%) SDLC
5 4 (26.67%) .NET
5 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (26.67%) Scrum
5 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) Data Management
6 3 (20.00%) Driving Licence
7 2 (13.33%) Time Management
7 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
7 2 (13.33%) Information Management
7 2 (13.33%) VMware
7 2 (13.33%) LIMS
7 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
7 2 (13.33%) HL7
7 2 (13.33%) Windows
7 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
7 2 (13.33%) CRM
7 2 (13.33%) Data Security
7 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
7 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
8 1 (6.67%) Informatica

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 6 (40.00%) Marketing
2 5 (33.33%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (20.00%) Driving Licence
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) LIMS
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.67%) ASTM
4 1 (6.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Product Management
2 5 (33.33%) Industrial Design
2 5 (33.33%) Product Marketing
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (26.67%) Scrum
3 4 (26.67%) SDLC
3 4 (26.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) Data Management
5 2 (13.33%) CRM
5 2 (13.33%) Data Security
5 2 (13.33%) Information Management
5 2 (13.33%) Time Management
6 1 (6.67%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.67%) Master Data Management
6 1 (6.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 10 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
1 2 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
1 2 (13.33%) VMware
2 1 (6.67%) IBM
2 1 (6.67%) Informatica