The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Specialist
Rank 848 846 838
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Specialist 57 33 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.030% 0.052%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.032% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 50 23 49
Average salary £48,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+39.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £28,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,500 £57,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +14.28%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
110640 102566 112158
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.27% 95.10%
Number of salaries quoted 90375 84963 96161
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £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 25 July 2014 within the UK.

Product Specialist Salary Histogram in the UK

Product Specialist
Top 18 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 25 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -11 50 £50,000 +42.85% 8
London -32 29 £42,500 +30.76% 3
South East -9 9 £45,000 - 2
City of London -11 7 £48,500 -30.71%
Surrey -4 4 £37,500 -16.66%
Berkshire +6 3 £70,000 +55.55% 1
Manchester -3 3 £45,000 +12.50%
North West -3 3 £45,000 +12.50% 2
South West -10 3 £70,000 +75.00%
Bristol 0 2 £70,000 +75.00%
West Midlands - 2 £59,000 -
Warwick - 2 £59,000 -
Warwickshire - 2 £59,000 -
West Sussex -5 1 £43,500 +24.28%
Middlesex - 1 £55,000 -
Somerset - 1 £50,000 -
Windsor - 1 £70,000 -
Taunton - 1 £50,000 -

Product Specialist
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 62 (45.93%) SQL
2 42 (31.11%) Microsoft
3 41 (30.37%) Finance
4 35 (25.93%) Workflow
5 33 (24.44%) Project Management
5 33 (24.44%) Degree
6 29 (21.48%) Java
7 27 (20.00%) Oracle
8 26 (19.26%) Python
9 25 (18.52%) MS Excel
10 24 (17.78%) NHS
11 23 (17.04%) Hedge funds
12 21 (15.56%) XML
13 20 (14.81%) Portfolio Management
14 19 (14.07%) Oracle Database
14 19 (14.07%) SunGard
15 18 (13.33%) Risk Management
16 17 (12.59%) SQL Server
17 16 (11.85%) Linux
18 13 (9.63%) IIS
18 13 (9.63%) Management Information System
18 13 (9.63%) Internet
18 13 (9.63%) Performance Tuning
18 13 (9.63%) Mathematics
19 12 (8.89%) Physics
19 12 (8.89%) Asset Management
19 12 (8.89%) Front Arena
19 12 (8.89%) ITIL
19 12 (8.89%) OO
19 12 (8.89%) UNIX

Product Specialist
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 13 (9.63%) IIS
2 12 (8.89%) Tomcat
3 10 (7.41%) Apache
4 6 (4.44%) Documentum
5 4 (2.96%) CMS
6 2 (1.48%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.48%) Captiva
6 2 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.48%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (1.48%) WebLogic
Applications
1 25 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 11 (8.15%) MS Office
3 8 (5.93%) SPSS
3 8 (5.93%) S-PLUS
3 8 (5.93%) Stata
4 4 (2.96%) MS Project
5 2 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 2 (1.48%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (8.89%) Front Arena
2 7 (5.19%) SunGard AvantGard
3 5 (3.70%) assyst
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.63%) Internet
2 10 (7.41%) Network Security
3 9 (6.67%) Firewall
4 7 (5.19%) ATM
4 7 (5.19%) TCP/IP
4 7 (5.19%) Intranet
5 6 (4.44%) NAS
5 6 (4.44%) Multicast
5 6 (4.44%) InfiniBand
6 3 (2.22%) Cisco ISE
6 3 (2.22%) Wireless
7 2 (1.48%) FTP
8 1 (0.74%) DNS
8 1 (0.74%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.74%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (14.07%) Oracle Database
2 17 (12.59%) SQL Server
3 7 (5.19%) DB2
4 4 (2.96%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.48%) UniData
5 2 (1.48%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (1.48%) Informix
6 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (4.44%) Ant
1 6 (4.44%) JUnit
2 5 (3.70%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (1.48%) Eclipse
3 2 (1.48%) TestDirector
3 2 (1.48%) ClearQuest
3 2 (1.48%) Subversion
3 2 (1.48%) JIRA
General
1 41 (30.37%) Finance
2 11 (8.15%) Front Office
3 10 (7.41%) Marketing
4 7 (5.19%) Legal
4 7 (5.19%) Retail
5 5 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
6 4 (2.96%) Billing
6 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.96%) Law
7 3 (2.22%) Banking
8 2 (1.48%) French Language
8 2 (1.48%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (15.56%) XML
2 10 (7.41%) HTML
3 6 (4.44%) Web Services
3 6 (4.44%) JDBC
3 6 (4.44%) JSP
3 6 (4.44%) Servlets
3 6 (4.44%) XSL
3 6 (4.44%) Ajax
4 4 (2.96%) SOAP
5 3 (2.22%) .NET
5 3 (2.22%) Middleware
6 2 (1.48%) JSTL
6 2 (1.48%) XSLT
6 2 (1.48%) ODBC
6 2 (1.48%) XHTML
6 2 (1.48%) WDK
6 2 (1.48%) CSS
6 2 (1.48%) DHTML
6 2 (1.48%) Apache Axis
6 2 (1.48%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (17.78%) NHS
2 23 (17.04%) Hedge funds
3 13 (9.63%) Management Information System
3 13 (9.63%) Mathematics
4 12 (8.89%) Physics
5 10 (7.41%) LIMS
6 8 (5.93%) Statistics
6 8 (5.93%) Credit Risk
7 7 (5.19%) Computer Science
7 7 (5.19%) e-Health
7 7 (5.19%) EFT
7 7 (5.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (4.44%) E-Learning
9 4 (2.96%) Data Protection Act
10 3 (2.22%) Chemistry
11 2 (1.48%) Equities
11 2 (1.48%) ASTM
11 2 (1.48%) Life Science
11 2 (1.48%) Data Extraction
11 2 (1.48%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.85%) Linux
2 12 (8.89%) UNIX
2 12 (8.89%) Windows
3 10 (7.41%) Solaris
4 6 (4.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (25.93%) Workflow
2 33 (24.44%) Project Management
3 20 (14.81%) Portfolio Management
4 18 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 13 (9.63%) Performance Tuning
6 12 (8.89%) ITIL
6 12 (8.89%) OO
6 12 (8.89%) Asset Management
7 11 (8.15%) Migration
8 10 (7.41%) Analytics
8 10 (7.41%) Problem Management
9 8 (5.93%) Quantitative Analysis
9 8 (5.93%) Electronic Trading
9 8 (5.93%) Equity Research
9 8 (5.93%) Financial Modelling
10 7 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
10 7 (5.19%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (4.44%) CRM
11 6 (4.44%) Content Management
11 6 (4.44%) Information Architecture
Programming Languages
1 62 (45.93%) SQL
2 29 (21.48%) Java
3 26 (19.26%) Python
4 8 (5.93%) MATLAB
5 7 (5.19%) Perl
6 6 (4.44%) PL/SQL
6 6 (4.44%) JavaScript
6 6 (4.44%) Bash Shell
7 4 (2.96%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.48%) VBA
8 2 (1.48%) C
8 2 (1.48%) C#
8 2 (1.48%) C++
8 2 (1.48%) UniBasic
8 2 (1.48%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 33 (24.44%) Degree
2 8 (5.93%) CFA
3 5 (3.70%) GIAC
3 5 (3.70%) CEH
3 5 (3.70%) CISSP
4 4 (2.96%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.96%) HNC
4 4 (2.96%) HND
4 4 (2.96%) MCSE
5 3 (2.22%) CCIE
5 3 (2.22%) CCNP
5 3 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.48%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.74%) Security+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.44%) HL7
2 5 (3.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (3.70%) QA
3 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 42 (31.11%) Microsoft
2 27 (20.00%) Oracle
3 19 (14.07%) SunGard
4 7 (5.19%) HP
4 7 (5.19%) Cisco
5 6 (4.44%) Business Objects
5 6 (4.44%) Red Hat
6 5 (3.70%) CheckPoint
7 2 (1.48%) Redback
7 2 (1.48%) BEA
7 2 (1.48%) F5
7 2 (1.48%) JBoss
7 2 (1.48%) IBM
7 2 (1.48%) Dell
8 1 (0.74%) Citrix
8 1 (0.74%) Blue Coat
8 1 (0.74%) MarketAxess
UK
Experis Ltd
Salary: Circa £50k pkg
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Bluetownonline
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Ealing
Blue Town Online
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
1st Choice Computer Appointments Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Pension etc
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Creative Personnel
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Venn Group - UK
Salary: 40000-50000 Per Annum benefits
Posted: 16 days ago