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 4 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Specialist
Rank 845 804 827
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +23
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Specialist 30 74 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.069% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.073% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 29 29 35
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £31,500 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,000 £68,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +39.70%

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
100852 100814 101486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.79% 94.48% 94.87%
Number of salaries quoted 83020 81115 85647
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 4 March 2015 within the UK.

Product Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Product Specialist
Top 24 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 4 March 2015. 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 -45 25 £46,250 -2.63% 8
South East -17 10 £40,000 -38.46% 3
Hampshire -8 5 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Basingstoke +8 4 £40,000 -20.00%
London -11 4 £38,750 -3.12% 2
Yorkshire -8 2 £47,500 +115.90% 1
Berkshire -14 2 £45,000 -35.71% 1
Surrey - 2 £65,000 -
Reigate - 2 £65,000 -
East of England - 2 £39,000 - 1
Newbury -1 1 £35,000 -
Leeds -6 1 £55,000 +150.00% 1
West Yorkshire -14 1 £55,000 +150.00% 1
City of London -21 1 £40,000 +3.22% 1
Scotland - 1 £22,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £33,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £45,000 - 1
Rickmansworth - 1 £33,000 -
Romford - 1 £33,500 -
Sheffield - 1 £40,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £45,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 £22,500 -
Gosport - 1 - -

Product Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 22 (30.14%) NHS
2 19 (26.03%) Microsoft
3 15 (20.55%) Degree
4 14 (19.18%) Workflow
4 14 (19.18%) SQL
5 13 (17.81%) Change Management
5 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (16.44%) Product Management
7 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
8 10 (13.70%) Finance
9 9 (12.33%) e-Health
9 9 (12.33%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (12.33%) ITIL
9 9 (12.33%) HTML
10 8 (10.96%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (10.96%) Time Management
11 7 (9.59%) Project Management
11 7 (9.59%) .NET
11 7 (9.59%) MS Office
11 7 (9.59%) Windows
11 7 (9.59%) CRM
12 6 (8.22%) Software Engineering
12 6 (8.22%) Linux
13 5 (6.85%) HP
13 5 (6.85%) Service Management
13 5 (6.85%) Firewall
13 5 (6.85%) PCI DSS
13 5 (6.85%) SaaS
13 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 4 (5.48%) Mobile App

Product Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 4 (5.48%) IIS
1 4 (5.48%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.37%) Drupal
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.37%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (15.07%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.59%) MS Office
3 3 (4.11%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.74%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.74%) MS Project
5 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.74%) MoSes
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.85%) Firewall
2 4 (5.48%) Network Security
2 4 (5.48%) DNS
2 4 (5.48%) DHCP
3 2 (2.74%) WAN
4 1 (1.37%) FTP
4 1 (1.37%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.37%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.48%) Relational Database
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (1.37%) SQL Anywhere
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.37%) JIRA
2 1 (1.37%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 10 (13.70%) Finance
2 8 (10.96%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (5.48%) Marketing
4 3 (4.11%) Front Office
5 2 (2.74%) Billing
5 2 (2.74%) Banking
5 2 (2.74%) Retail
6 1 (1.37%) Local Government
6 1 (1.37%) Law
6 1 (1.37%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (12.33%) HTML
2 7 (9.59%) .NET
3 4 (5.48%) jQuery
3 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET
3 4 (5.48%) CSS
4 3 (4.11%) XML
5 2 (2.74%) SOAP
6 1 (1.37%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 22 (30.14%) NHS
2 9 (12.33%) e-Health
3 4 (5.48%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.11%) LIMS
4 3 (4.11%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.74%) Learning Management System
5 2 (2.74%) E-Learning
5 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.37%) EPoS
6 1 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.37%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.37%) Derivative
6 1 (1.37%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (1.37%) PACS
6 1 (1.37%) ASTM
6 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.59%) Windows
2 6 (8.22%) Linux
3 2 (2.74%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (19.18%) Workflow
2 13 (17.81%) Change Management
2 13 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (16.44%) Product Management
4 9 (12.33%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (12.33%) ITIL
5 8 (10.96%) Time Management
6 7 (9.59%) Project Management
6 7 (9.59%) CRM
7 6 (8.22%) Software Engineering
8 5 (6.85%) Service Management
8 5 (6.85%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (5.48%) Data Migration
9 4 (5.48%) Usability Testing
9 4 (5.48%) Process Management
9 4 (5.48%) Validation
9 4 (5.48%) Migration
9 4 (5.48%) Data Management
9 4 (5.48%) Load Balancing
10 3 (4.11%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.18%) SQL
2 4 (5.48%) C#
2 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.11%) Java
4 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
4 2 (2.74%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.74%) VBScript
4 2 (2.74%) VB
5 1 (1.37%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.37%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (20.55%) Degree
2 4 (5.48%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.48%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.37%) CISSP
3 1 (1.37%) GIAC
3 1 (1.37%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.85%) PCI DSS
2 2 (2.74%) HL7
3 1 (1.37%) QA
3 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (5.48%) ProxySG
1 4 (5.48%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (5.48%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 19 (26.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.85%) HP
3 4 (5.48%) F5
3 4 (5.48%) VMware
3 4 (5.48%) Blue Coat
3 4 (5.48%) Cisco
3 4 (5.48%) CheckPoint
3 4 (5.48%) EMC
3 4 (5.48%) Citrix
3 4 (5.48%) Symantec
4 2 (2.74%) TOWER Software
4 2 (2.74%) Apple
4 2 (2.74%) Oracle
5 1 (1.37%) Misys
5 1 (1.37%) Dell
5 1 (1.37%) Fujitsu
5 1 (1.37%) Atlassian
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