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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Specialist
Rank 866 846 819
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -27
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Specialist 27 61 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.025% 0.053% 0.051%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.026% 0.056% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 26 58 42
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +57.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £37,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,900 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £50,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-13.00% +66.66%

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
103166 108467 100157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.20% 94.53% 94.28%
Number of salaries quoted 85861 87695 83035
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 28 August 2015 within the UK.

Product Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Product Specialist
Top 26 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 28 August 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 -27 24 £52,000 -5.45% 4
London -9 10 £68,750 +25.00% 1
City of London +24 4 £77,500 +29.16%
North West +6 4 £37,000 -22.10%
Manchester +4 4 £37,000 -22.10%
South East +6 3 £43,500 -20.90% 2
Yorkshire +12 2 £30,000 +7.14%
West Sussex - 2 £43,500 -
Scotland +2 1 £85,000 -
East of England -1 1 £57,500 +15.00%
Edinburgh -5 1 £85,000 -
Hertfordshire -9 1 £57,500 +15.00%
South West -24 1 £37,500 -46.42%
Wales - 1 £46,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £37,500 - 1
Cardiff - 1 £46,000 -
Cornwall - 1 £37,500 -
South Wales - 1 £46,000 -
Bolton - 1 £29,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £57,500 -
Oxford - 1 £37,500 - 1
Rotherham - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £30,000 -
Otley - 1 £30,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
West Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -

Product Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (32.14%) SQL
2 15 (26.79%) Oracle
3 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
3 13 (23.21%) Degree
4 12 (21.43%) Java
5 11 (19.64%) XML
6 10 (17.86%) Crystal Reports
6 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
6 10 (17.86%) Marketing
6 10 (17.86%) Finance
7 9 (16.07%) MS Office
8 8 (14.29%) NHS
8 8 (14.29%) Charles River
8 8 (14.29%) Project Management
8 8 (14.29%) Firewall
8 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (14.29%) Investment Management
9 7 (12.50%) Time Management
9 7 (12.50%) Business Analysis
9 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
9 7 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
9 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
9 7 (12.50%) UNIX
9 7 (12.50%) PL/SQL
10 6 (10.71%) .NET
10 6 (10.71%) OO
10 6 (10.71%) MS Visio
10 6 (10.71%) WAN
10 6 (10.71%) DNS
10 6 (10.71%) Change Management

Product Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.79%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (23.21%) MS Excel
2 9 (16.07%) MS Office
3 7 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (10.71%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.57%) AutoCAD
5 2 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.79%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) SaaS
2 3 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (14.29%) Firewall
2 6 (10.71%) DNS
2 6 (10.71%) WAN
3 2 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.57%) WebEx
4 1 (1.79%) LDAP
4 1 (1.79%) SAN
4 1 (1.79%) MPLS
4 1 (1.79%) VRRP
4 1 (1.79%) VLAN
4 1 (1.79%) NAS
4 1 (1.79%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
4 3 (5.36%) EDMS
5 2 (3.57%) SQLPlus
6 1 (1.79%) DB2
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 10 (17.86%) Finance
1 10 (17.86%) Marketing
2 5 (8.93%) Pharmaceutical
2 5 (8.93%) Advertising
3 3 (5.36%) Retail
4 1 (1.79%) Local Government
4 1 (1.79%) Front Office
4 1 (1.79%) Automotive
4 1 (1.79%) Law
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) XML
2 6 (10.71%) .NET
3 2 (3.57%) Web Services
3 2 (3.57%) HTML5
3 2 (3.57%) XSL
3 2 (3.57%) SonicMQ
3 2 (3.57%) XML Messaging
3 2 (3.57%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (3.57%) HTML
4 1 (1.79%) GWT
4 1 (1.79%) Apache CXF
4 1 (1.79%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) NHS
2 7 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.36%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.57%) User Experience
4 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.79%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 7 (12.50%) UNIX
2 4 (7.14%) Windows
3 2 (3.57%) Linux
4 1 (1.79%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.79%) AIX
4 1 (1.79%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (14.29%) Project Management
1 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (14.29%) Investment Management
2 7 (12.50%) Time Management
2 7 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 6 (10.71%) Change Management
3 6 (10.71%) OO
4 5 (8.93%) CRM
5 4 (7.14%) B2B
5 4 (7.14%) Six Sigma
5 4 (7.14%) Workflow
5 4 (7.14%) Lean Six Sigma
5 4 (7.14%) Product Marketing
5 4 (7.14%) Product Management
5 4 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (7.14%) Test Planning
6 3 (5.36%) Document Management
7 2 (3.57%) ITIL
7 2 (3.57%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (3.57%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 18 (32.14%) SQL
2 12 (21.43%) Java
3 7 (12.50%) PL/SQL
4 6 (10.71%) Shell Script
5 3 (5.36%) Perl
6 2 (3.57%) C++
6 2 (3.57%) VBA
7 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) Degree
2 1 (1.79%) CCNA
2 1 (1.79%) ISEB
2 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.93%) QA
2 1 (1.79%) HL7
2 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.79%) vSphere
2 1 (1.79%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.79%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.79%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.79%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (26.79%) Oracle
2 10 (17.86%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.29%) Charles River
4 1 (1.79%) VMware
4 1 (1.79%) Brady
4 1 (1.79%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.79%) CA
4 1 (1.79%) Veritas
4 1 (1.79%) Remedy
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco
4 1 (1.79%) IBM
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