The table below looks at the statistics for the Product Specialist role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. 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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Specialist
Rank 840 804 879
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +75
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Specialist 63 63 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.055% 0.059% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.063% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 62 45 30
Average salary £55,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+57.14% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £25,000 £32,150
10% offered a salary of more than £62,400 £60,000 £45,100
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £30,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+66.66% -14.28%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
107824 100361 112041
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.15%
Number of salaries quoted 87233 83342 95584
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

Product Specialist
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Product Specialist Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Product Specialist
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Product Specialist within the UK.

Product Specialist Salary Trend in the UK

Product Specialist
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Product Specialist over the 3 months to 15 September 2014 within the UK.

Product Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Product Specialist
Top 27 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Specialist within the UK over the 3 months to 15 September 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
England -43 57 £55,000 +57.14% 10
London -23 27 £60,000 +26.31% 4
South East -17 19 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Berkshire +5 14 £55,000 +83.33% 1
City of London -2 5 £60,000 +20.00% 3
Reading -5 5 £40,000 +33.33%
Surrey -3 3 £37,500 +3.44%
Buckinghamshire +5 2 £32,000 -
South West -20 2 £60,000 +71.42% 1
West Midlands - 2 £58,750 -
Warwickshire - 2 £58,750 -
Hertfordshire -8 1 £50,000 -
East of England -17 1 £50,000 -
Yorkshire -32 1 £28,000 +21.73%
North Yorkshire - 1 £28,000 -
Somerset - 1 £50,000 - 1
Taunton - 1 £50,000 -
Warwick - 1 £62,500 -
Watford - 1 £50,000 -
Windsor - 1 £70,000 -
Amersham - 1 £32,000 -
Aylesbury - 1 £32,000 -
Bristol - 1 £70,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Harrogate - 1 £28,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £45,000 -

Product Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 42 (32.31%) Microsoft
2 36 (27.69%) SQL
3 34 (26.15%) NHS
4 28 (21.54%) ITIL
5 26 (20.00%) Workflow
6 24 (18.46%) Finance
7 23 (17.69%) Project Management
8 21 (16.15%) Degree
9 20 (15.38%) Oracle
10 19 (14.62%) MS Excel
11 18 (13.85%) Firewall
11 18 (13.85%) Internet
12 16 (12.31%) Network Security
13 15 (11.54%) Java
14 14 (10.77%) CISSP
14 14 (10.77%) GIAC
14 14 (10.77%) Information Security
14 14 (10.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
14 14 (10.77%) Oracle Database
15 13 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
15 13 (10.00%) e-Health
15 13 (10.00%) Law
15 13 (10.00%) Intranet
15 13 (10.00%) HTML
15 13 (10.00%) TCP/IP
16 12 (9.23%) SQL Server
16 12 (9.23%) XML
16 12 (9.23%) Change Control
17 11 (8.46%) Cyber Security
17 11 (8.46%) Information Assurance

Product Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 8 (6.15%) IIS
2 6 (4.62%) Apache
2 6 (4.62%) Tomcat
3 4 (3.08%) CMS
4 2 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.77%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.77%) Documentum
Applications
1 19 (14.62%) MS Excel
2 8 (6.15%) MS Project
2 8 (6.15%) SPSS
2 8 (6.15%) S-PLUS
2 8 (6.15%) Stata
3 6 (4.62%) MS Visio
4 5 (3.85%) MS Office
5 4 (3.08%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (8.46%) assyst
2 4 (3.08%) SunGard AvantGard
3 2 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (13.85%) Internet
1 18 (13.85%) Firewall
2 16 (12.31%) Network Security
3 13 (10.00%) Intranet
3 13 (10.00%) TCP/IP
4 6 (4.62%) ATM
5 3 (2.31%) Wireless
5 3 (2.31%) Cisco ISE
6 2 (1.54%) FTP
7 1 (0.77%) DNS
7 1 (0.77%) BIG-IP
7 1 (0.77%) Multicast
7 1 (0.77%) InfiniBand
7 1 (0.77%) LDAP
7 1 (0.77%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.77%) Oracle Database
2 12 (9.23%) SQL Server
3 6 (4.62%) DB2
4 3 (2.31%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.54%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.54%) Informix
5 2 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.54%) UniData
5 2 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (3.85%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (0.77%) Ant
2 1 (0.77%) JUnit
2 1 (0.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (18.46%) Finance
2 13 (10.00%) Law
3 9 (6.92%) Marketing
4 8 (6.15%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (3.85%) Retail
6 4 (3.08%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.54%) Legal
7 2 (1.54%) French Language
7 2 (1.54%) German Language
8 1 (0.77%) Banking
8 1 (0.77%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.00%) HTML
2 12 (9.23%) XML
3 8 (6.15%) .NET
4 6 (4.62%) SOAP
5 4 (3.08%) Web Services
6 3 (2.31%) Middleware
7 1 (0.77%) XML Messaging
7 1 (0.77%) Ajax
7 1 (0.77%) FIX Protocol
7 1 (0.77%) jQuery
7 1 (0.77%) XSL
7 1 (0.77%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.77%) CSS
7 1 (0.77%) JDBC
7 1 (0.77%) JSP
7 1 (0.77%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 34 (26.15%) NHS
2 13 (10.00%) e-Health
2 13 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (8.46%) LIMS
4 9 (6.92%) Hedge funds
5 8 (6.15%) Credit Risk
5 8 (6.15%) Statistics
6 7 (5.38%) Management Information System
7 6 (4.62%) EFT
7 6 (4.62%) E-Learning
7 6 (4.62%) Learning Management System
8 4 (3.08%) Computer Science
9 3 (2.31%) Chemistry
10 2 (1.54%) Equities
10 2 (1.54%) ASTM
10 2 (1.54%) Data Extraction
11 1 (0.77%) FMCG
11 1 (0.77%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.77%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.77%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.69%) Windows
2 9 (6.92%) Linux
3 8 (6.15%) UNIX
4 6 (4.62%) Solaris
5 2 (1.54%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (21.54%) ITIL
2 26 (20.00%) Workflow
3 23 (17.69%) Project Management
4 14 (10.77%) Information Security
5 12 (9.23%) Change Control
6 11 (8.46%) Information Assurance
6 11 (8.46%) Cyber Security
6 11 (8.46%) Change Management
6 11 (8.46%) Ethical Hacking
6 11 (8.46%) Penetration Testing
7 10 (7.69%) Migration
7 10 (7.69%) Analytics
7 10 (7.69%) Time Management
7 10 (7.69%) ISMS
8 8 (6.15%) Financial Modelling
8 8 (6.15%) Equity Research
8 8 (6.15%) Portfolio Management
8 8 (6.15%) CRM
8 8 (6.15%) E-Commerce
8 8 (6.15%) Quantitative Analysis
Programming Languages
1 36 (27.69%) SQL
2 15 (11.54%) Java
3 9 (6.92%) Python
4 8 (6.15%) MATLAB
5 3 (2.31%) Bash Shell
6 2 (1.54%) UniBasic
6 2 (1.54%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.54%) Tcl
6 2 (1.54%) JavaScript
6 2 (1.54%) Perl
6 2 (1.54%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.54%) VBScript
7 1 (0.77%) VB
7 1 (0.77%) VBA
7 1 (0.77%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.77%) C#
Qualifications
1 21 (16.15%) Degree
2 14 (10.77%) GIAC
2 14 (10.77%) CISSP
3 11 (8.46%) CEH
4 10 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (7.69%) MCSE
5 8 (6.15%) CFA
6 4 (3.08%) HNC
6 4 (3.08%) HND
7 3 (2.31%) CCIE
7 3 (2.31%) CCNP
7 3 (2.31%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.77%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (4.62%) HL7
3 5 (3.85%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.77%) QA
4 1 (0.77%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 42 (32.31%) Microsoft
2 20 (15.38%) Oracle
3 7 (5.38%) Cisco
3 7 (5.38%) HP
4 5 (3.85%) CheckPoint
5 4 (3.08%) SunGard
6 3 (2.31%) IBM
7 2 (1.54%) Dell
7 2 (1.54%) Apple
7 2 (1.54%) Redback
7 2 (1.54%) F5
8 1 (0.77%) Demandware
8 1 (0.77%) BT
8 1 (0.77%) ATG
8 1 (0.77%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.77%) Intershop
8 1 (0.77%) MarketAxess
8 1 (0.77%) Actinic
8 1 (0.77%) hybris
8 1 (0.77%) Venda
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Salary: Circa £50k pkg
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Salary: £23000.00 - £33000.00 per annum
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Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
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