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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Specialist
Rank 853 840 848
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Specialist 30 67 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.028% 0.057% 0.036%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.060% 0.038%
Number of salaries quoted 26 43 19
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £37,500 £31,900
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £54,100 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-22.22% +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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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 £27,000
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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Product Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Product Specialist
Top 30 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 22 May 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 +1 28 £37,500 -16.66% 9
East of England - 7 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire +11 5 £24,000 -52.23%
South East -1 5 £38,750 -12.42% 1
Hertfordshire - 5 £33,000 -
South Yorkshire - 4 £24,000 -
Rickmansworth - 4 £33,000 -
London +9 3 £62,500 +47.05% 1
South West -10 2 £32,500 -35.32% 5
Milton Keynes - 2 - - 1
Hampshire - 2 £40,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
Cambridge - 2 £40,000 - 1
Basingstoke - 2 £40,000 -
Surrey +19 1 £37,500 -9.09%
West Yorkshire +19 1 £30,000 -40.29%
Leeds +12 1 £30,000 -40.29%
East Midlands +8 1 £55,000 - 1
Gloucestershire -10 1 £27,500 -45.00%
Otley - 1 £30,000 -
Cornwall - 1 £37,500 - 4
County Antrim - 1 £35,000 -
Belfast - 1 £35,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £35,000 - 1
Coventry - 1 £25,000 -
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £60,000 -
South Wales - 1 £35,000 - 1
Wales - 1 £35,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £25,000 -

Product Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (27.12%) NHS
2 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.42%) SQL
3 14 (23.73%) Finance
4 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
5 10 (16.95%) CRM
5 10 (16.95%) Change Management
5 10 (16.95%) Marketing
5 10 (16.95%) Time Management
6 9 (15.25%) Degree
6 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (15.25%) Oracle
7 8 (13.56%) Project Management
7 8 (13.56%) Computer Science
8 7 (11.86%) MS Office
9 6 (10.17%) XML
9 6 (10.17%) Windows
9 6 (10.17%) MS Visio
9 6 (10.17%) Pharmaceutical
9 6 (10.17%) QA
9 6 (10.17%) MS PowerPoint
10 5 (8.47%) Migration
10 5 (8.47%) Workflow
10 5 (8.47%) Data Migration
10 5 (8.47%) SaaS
10 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (8.47%) Test Planning
11 4 (6.78%) Line Management
11 4 (6.78%) Product Management
11 4 (6.78%) Product Marketing

Product Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1 (1.69%) Drupal
1 1 (1.69%) CMS
1 1 (1.69%) Oracle Workflow
1 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
1 1 (1.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 12 (20.34%) MS Excel
2 7 (11.86%) MS Office
3 6 (10.17%) MS Visio
3 6 (10.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (3.39%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (1.69%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.39%) MoSes
3 1 (1.69%) Workday HCM
3 1 (1.69%) OPENHousing
3 1 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) SaaS
2 3 (5.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) Firewall
1 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.69%) VLAN
2 1 (1.69%) Network Security
2 1 (1.69%) DNS
2 1 (1.69%) DHCP
2 1 (1.69%) FTP
2 1 (1.69%) LDAP
2 1 (1.69%) SAN
2 1 (1.69%) Intranet
2 1 (1.69%) MPLS
2 1 (1.69%) VRRP
2 1 (1.69%) HSRP
2 1 (1.69%) WebEx
2 1 (1.69%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Anywhere
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.69%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.69%) EDMS
Development Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 14 (23.73%) Finance
2 10 (16.95%) Marketing
3 6 (10.17%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (3.39%) Front Office
4 2 (3.39%) Retail
5 1 (1.69%) Local Government
5 1 (1.69%) Back Office
5 1 (1.69%) Law
5 1 (1.69%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (10.17%) XML
2 4 (6.78%) HTML
3 2 (3.39%) HTML5
4 1 (1.69%) XML Messaging
4 1 (1.69%) .NET
4 1 (1.69%) XSL
4 1 (1.69%) Web Services
4 1 (1.69%) SonicMQ
Miscellaneous
1 16 (27.12%) NHS
2 8 (13.56%) Computer Science
3 3 (5.08%) LIMS
4 2 (3.39%) Digital Media
4 2 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.39%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.39%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.69%) Derivative
5 1 (1.69%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (1.69%) e-Health
5 1 (1.69%) Chemistry
5 1 (1.69%) ASTM
5 1 (1.69%) PACS
5 1 (1.69%) Replication
5 1 (1.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.17%) Windows
2 3 (5.08%) Linux
3 1 (1.69%) UNIX
3 1 (1.69%) AIX
3 1 (1.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (16.95%) CRM
1 10 (16.95%) Change Management
1 10 (16.95%) Time Management
2 9 (15.25%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (13.56%) Project Management
4 5 (8.47%) Migration
4 5 (8.47%) Workflow
4 5 (8.47%) Data Migration
4 5 (8.47%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (8.47%) Test Planning
5 4 (6.78%) Line Management
5 4 (6.78%) Product Management
5 4 (6.78%) Product Marketing
5 4 (6.78%) Data Management
6 3 (5.08%) Asset Management
6 3 (5.08%) Use Case
6 3 (5.08%) Business Analysis
6 3 (5.08%) Scrum
6 3 (5.08%) ITIL
7 2 (3.39%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 15 (25.42%) SQL
2 4 (6.78%) Java
3 2 (3.39%) Perl
4 1 (1.69%) VB6
4 1 (1.69%) VB
4 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.69%) VBA
4 1 (1.69%) C++
4 1 (1.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Degree
2 1 (1.69%) ISEB
2 1 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.69%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.17%) QA
2 3 (5.08%) HL7
3 1 (1.69%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.69%) ProxySG
2 1 (1.69%) Tivoli Directory Server
2 1 (1.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.69%) Tivoli
1 1 (1.69%) CA Single Sign-On
1 1 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (25.42%) Microsoft
2 9 (15.25%) Oracle
3 2 (3.39%) Cisco
3 2 (3.39%) HP
3 2 (3.39%) TOWER Software
3 2 (3.39%) VMware
3 2 (3.39%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.69%) Brady
4 1 (1.69%) Blue Coat
4 1 (1.69%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.69%) Dell
4 1 (1.69%) EMC
4 1 (1.69%) Citrix
4 1 (1.69%) CA
4 1 (1.69%) Veritas
4 1 (1.69%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.69%) Symantec
4 1 (1.69%) Remedy
4 1 (1.69%) Charles River
4 1 (1.69%) IBM
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: £36000 - £38000 per annum + DOE + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, United Kingdom
Companies House
Salary: £40,824 - £52,217 (+ EXCELLENT BENEFITS)
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + pension health, 26 hols, parking
Posted: 4 days ago
Cornwall
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cornwall
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £26000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly
TRG
Salary: 35000-40000 Per Annum Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago