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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Specialist
Rank 867 862 843
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -19
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Specialist 36 78 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.065% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.034% 0.068% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 34 36 25
Average salary £38,750 £47,500 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.42% +3.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,300 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,500 £100,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £47,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-21.05% -20.83%

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
104884 114227 107029
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.65% 94.59% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85795 92537 89098
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 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 17 April 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 17 April 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 -13 29 £40,000 -15.78% 7
South East +3 8 £40,000 -30.73% 1
East of England - 7 £33,000 - 2
Yorkshire +12 5 £24,000 -52.00%
Basingstoke - 5 £40,000 -
Rickmansworth - 5 £33,000 -
Hampshire - 5 £40,000 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £33,000 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £24,000 -
Surrey - 3 £65,000 -
London -36 2 £55,000 +29.41%
Reigate - 2 £65,000 -
Cambridge - 2 £40,000 - 2
Cambridgeshire - 2 £40,000 - 2
Scotland +17 1 £22,500 -55.00%
Wales -7 1 £35,000 -
South West -12 1 £27,500 -45.27%
Gloucestershire -12 1 £27,500 -45.00%
West Midlands -18 1 £25,000 -47.36% 2
Coventry -19 1 £25,000 -47.36% 1
Edinburgh - 1 £22,500 -
Cardiff - 1 £35,000 -
Belfast - 1 £35,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £40,000 -
County Antrim - 1 £35,000 -
South Wales - 1 £35,000 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £35,000 -

Product Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (26.09%) NHS
2 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.19%) SQL
3 15 (21.74%) Finance
4 12 (17.39%) Degree
5 11 (15.94%) Workflow
5 11 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
6 10 (14.49%) Change Management
6 10 (14.49%) Time Management
7 9 (13.04%) Product Management
7 9 (13.04%) CRM
8 8 (11.59%) Oracle
8 8 (11.59%) Project Management
9 7 (10.14%) MS Office
9 7 (10.14%) HTML
9 7 (10.14%) Computer Science
10 6 (8.70%) QA
10 6 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
10 6 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
10 6 (8.70%) Marketing
11 5 (7.25%) Software Engineering
11 5 (7.25%) MS PowerPoint
11 5 (7.25%) MS Visio
11 5 (7.25%) Windows
11 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
11 5 (7.25%) Test Planning
12 4 (5.80%) Line Management
12 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
12 4 (5.80%) Mobile App

Product Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 3 (4.35%) IIS
1 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.45%) CMS
2 1 (1.45%) Oracle Workflow
2 1 (1.45%) Drupal
2 1 (1.45%) Confluence
Applications
1 11 (15.94%) MS Excel
2 7 (10.14%) MS Office
3 5 (7.25%) MS Visio
3 5 (7.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.90%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.90%) MoSes
3 1 (1.45%) Workday HCM
3 1 (1.45%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) SaaS
2 2 (2.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) TCP/IP
1 3 (4.35%) Firewall
2 2 (2.90%) WAN
3 1 (1.45%) DHCP
3 1 (1.45%) FTP
3 1 (1.45%) VLAN
3 1 (1.45%) Network Security
3 1 (1.45%) DNS
3 1 (1.45%) Intranet
3 1 (1.45%) MPLS
3 1 (1.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.45%) SQL Anywhere
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.45%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.90%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (1.45%) JIRA
General
1 15 (21.74%) Finance
2 6 (8.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (8.70%) Marketing
3 3 (4.35%) Front Office
4 2 (2.90%) Banking
4 2 (2.90%) Billing
5 1 (1.45%) Local Government
5 1 (1.45%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.14%) HTML
2 4 (5.80%) .NET
2 4 (5.80%) XML
3 3 (4.35%) jQuery
3 3 (4.35%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.35%) CSS
4 2 (2.90%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (26.09%) NHS
2 7 (10.14%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.35%) LIMS
4 3 (4.35%) e-Health
5 2 (2.90%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.90%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.90%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (1.45%) ASTM
6 1 (1.45%) PACS
6 1 (1.45%) Chemistry
6 1 (1.45%) Derivative
6 1 (1.45%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.25%) Windows
2 2 (2.90%) Linux
3 1 (1.45%) UNIX
3 1 (1.45%) AIX
3 1 (1.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (15.94%) Workflow
1 11 (15.94%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (14.49%) Change Management
2 10 (14.49%) Time Management
3 9 (13.04%) CRM
3 9 (13.04%) Product Management
4 8 (11.59%) Project Management
5 6 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (7.25%) Software Engineering
6 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (7.25%) Test Planning
7 4 (5.80%) Line Management
7 4 (5.80%) Data Migration
7 4 (5.80%) Usability Testing
7 4 (5.80%) ITIL
7 4 (5.80%) Asset Management
7 4 (5.80%) Data Management
7 4 (5.80%) Validation
7 4 (5.80%) Migration
8 3 (4.35%) Process Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (23.19%) SQL
2 3 (4.35%) C#
2 3 (4.35%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.90%) Java
4 1 (1.45%) Perl
4 1 (1.45%) VB
4 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.45%) Python
4 1 (1.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (17.39%) Degree
2 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.35%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) CCNA
3 1 (1.45%) ISEB
3 1 (1.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (8.70%) QA
2 3 (4.35%) HL7
3 1 (1.45%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) vSphere
2 1 (1.45%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.45%) ProxySG
Systems Management
1 1 (1.45%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.45%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.45%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 16 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.59%) Oracle
3 2 (2.90%) Cisco
3 2 (2.90%) TOWER Software
3 2 (2.90%) VMware
3 2 (2.90%) HP
3 2 (2.90%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.45%) F5
4 1 (1.45%) Dell
4 1 (1.45%) EMC
4 1 (1.45%) Citrix
4 1 (1.45%) CA
4 1 (1.45%) Veritas
4 1 (1.45%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.45%) Symantec
4 1 (1.45%) Remedy
4 1 (1.45%) Brady
4 1 (1.45%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.45%) IBM
Derbyshire
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Car + pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Red Gate Software
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: £50,000 ca. (negotiable) + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Extensive Blue-Chip Support
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Coventry
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago