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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Specialist
Rank 868 860 864
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Specialist 25 58 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.048% 0.039%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.051% 0.041%
Number of salaries quoted 22 44 27
Average salary £40,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £37,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £58,650 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £36,250 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-19.44% +12.50%

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
104429 113406 103826
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.50% 94.54% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 86226 93036 86429
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 1 July 2015 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 1 July 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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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 -15 24 £37,500 -16.66% 4
South East +11 5 £43,500 - 2
London +22 4 £55,000 +30.17%
Yorkshire - 4 £30,000 -
East of England - 3 £57,500 -
Milton Keynes - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 - -
Manchester +4 2 £29,000 -35.55%
West Sussex +3 2 £43,500 -
North West 0 2 £29,000 -35.55%
South West -17 2 £37,500 -46.42%
West Yorkshire - 2 £30,000 -
Cornwall - 2 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire - 2 £58,750 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £24,000 -
Otley - 2 £30,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 2 £58,750 -
Leeds - 2 £30,000 -
West Midlands -10 1 £25,000 -54.95%
Wales - 1 £46,000 -
East Midlands - 1 £55,000 -
South Wales - 1 £46,000 -
Bolton - 1 £29,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £35,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £46,000 -
Coventry - 1 £25,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £35,000 -

Product Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 16 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 15 (24.19%) SQL
2 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
3 14 (22.58%) Finance
4 13 (20.97%) Marketing
5 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (19.35%) CRM
6 11 (17.74%) NHS
7 10 (16.13%) MS Office
7 10 (16.13%) Degree
8 9 (14.52%) Computer Science
8 9 (14.52%) Oracle
9 8 (12.90%) XML
9 8 (12.90%) Project Management
9 8 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
10 7 (11.29%) Time Management
10 7 (11.29%) Change Management
10 7 (11.29%) MS Visio
11 6 (9.68%) Java
11 6 (9.68%) Workflow
11 6 (9.68%) Migration
11 6 (9.68%) Data Migration
11 6 (9.68%) QA
11 6 (9.68%) Product Management
11 6 (9.68%) SaaS
12 5 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (8.06%) Test Planning
12 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
12 5 (8.06%) Windows
13 4 (6.45%) Crystal Reports

Product Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (3.23%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.61%) CMS
2 1 (1.61%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 16 (25.81%) MS Excel
2 10 (16.13%) MS Office
3 8 (12.90%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (11.29%) MS Visio
5 2 (3.23%) AutoCAD
5 2 (3.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (6.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.23%) MoSes
3 1 (1.61%) Workday HCM
3 1 (1.61%) OPENHousing
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) SaaS
2 3 (4.84%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.23%) Firewall
2 2 (3.23%) WebEx
3 1 (1.61%) LDAP
3 1 (1.61%) FTP
3 1 (1.61%) VLAN
3 1 (1.61%) NAS
3 1 (1.61%) HSRP
3 1 (1.61%) SAN
3 1 (1.61%) Intranet
3 1 (1.61%) MPLS
3 1 (1.61%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.45%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (6.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (4.84%) Relational Database
3 3 (4.84%) EDMS
4 2 (3.23%) SQLPlus
4 2 (3.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 14 (22.58%) Finance
2 13 (20.97%) Marketing
3 4 (6.45%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (4.84%) Retail
5 2 (3.23%) Local Government
5 2 (3.23%) Front Office
6 1 (1.61%) Back Office
6 1 (1.61%) Law
6 1 (1.61%) Legal
6 1 (1.61%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.90%) XML
2 4 (6.45%) HTML
3 2 (3.23%) Web Services
3 2 (3.23%) XSL
3 2 (3.23%) SonicMQ
3 2 (3.23%) XML Messaging
3 2 (3.23%) HTML5
4 1 (1.61%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.74%) NHS
2 9 (14.52%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.84%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.84%) LIMS
4 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.23%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.61%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.61%) Video on Demand
5 1 (1.61%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (1.61%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.61%) ASTM
5 1 (1.61%) Replication
5 1 (1.61%) PACS
5 1 (1.61%) Derivative
5 1 (1.61%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.06%) Windows
2 2 (3.23%) Linux
3 1 (1.61%) Android
3 1 (1.61%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.61%) AIX
3 1 (1.61%) Solaris
3 1 (1.61%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (19.35%) CRM
1 12 (19.35%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (12.90%) Project Management
3 7 (11.29%) Change Management
3 7 (11.29%) Time Management
4 6 (9.68%) Data Migration
4 6 (9.68%) Workflow
4 6 (9.68%) Migration
4 6 (9.68%) Product Management
5 5 (8.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (8.06%) Test Planning
6 4 (6.45%) Line Management
6 4 (6.45%) Product Marketing
6 4 (6.45%) Data Management
7 3 (4.84%) Document Management
7 3 (4.84%) Scrum
7 3 (4.84%) ITIL
7 3 (4.84%) B2B
8 2 (3.23%) ERP
8 2 (3.23%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 15 (24.19%) SQL
2 6 (9.68%) Java
3 3 (4.84%) Perl
4 2 (3.23%) VBA
4 2 (3.23%) C++
5 1 (1.61%) Python
5 1 (1.61%) VB6
5 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.61%) VB
5 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (16.13%) Degree
2 1 (1.61%) CCNA
2 1 (1.61%) ISEB
2 1 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.68%) QA
2 3 (4.84%) HL7
3 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.61%) vSphere
2 1 (1.61%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.61%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.61%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.61%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 15 (24.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.52%) Oracle
3 2 (3.23%) Charles River
3 2 (3.23%) TOWER Software
4 1 (1.61%) VMware
4 1 (1.61%) Brady
4 1 (1.61%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.61%) HP
4 1 (1.61%) Dell
4 1 (1.61%) CA
4 1 (1.61%) Veritas
4 1 (1.61%) Remedy
4 1 (1.61%) Cisco
4 1 (1.61%) IBM
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