Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Product Specialist was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Specialist
UK
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1121 1186 1232
Rank change year-on-year +65 +46 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Product Specialist 77 32 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.017% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.045% 0.018% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 53 22 70
UK median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +14.67% -25.00%
10th Percentile £31,300 £23,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £64,625 £77,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £39,000 £38,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year +2.63% +16.92% -18.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
UK
Permanent vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 170720 182020 210826
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.77% 96.48% 96.45%
Number of salaries quoted 136880 152336 175085
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,500
% change year-on-year - +4.94% +1.25%

Product Specialist
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings that featured Product Specialist in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Product Specialist 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.

Salary trend for Product Specialist in the UK

Product Specialist
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Product Specialist over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Product Specialist in the UK

Product Specialist
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Product Specialist within the UK over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +70 61 £45,000 +4.65% 6
London +35 35 £50,000 -9.09% 3
UK excluding London +43 30 £39,000 +2.63% 3
South East +61 14 £39,000 -13.33% 3
North of England +9 12 £45,000 -25.00%
North West 0 6 £57,500 -4.17%
North East - 6 £45,000 -
Wales - 4 £32,500 -

Product Specialist Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, Product Specialist job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Product Specialist in the job title.

1 30 (38.96%) Finance
2 20 (25.97%) Time Management
3 15 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (16.88%) Project Management
4 13 (16.88%) User Stories
5 12 (15.58%) Retail
6 11 (14.29%) Wealth Management
6 11 (14.29%) Business Analysis
6 11 (14.29%) Marketing
6 11 (14.29%) .NET
6 11 (14.29%) Data Centre
7 10 (12.99%) Collaborative Working
7 10 (12.99%) Coaching
7 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
7 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 10 (12.99%) SQL
7 10 (12.99%) Scrum
8 9 (11.69%) CMS
8 9 (11.69%) Content Management
8 9 (11.69%) JIRA
8 9 (11.69%) User Acceptance Testing
8 9 (11.69%) Kanban
8 9 (11.69%) Middleware
8 9 (11.69%) Front Office
8 9 (11.69%) Back Office
8 9 (11.69%) Web Services
8 9 (11.69%) JavaScript
8 9 (11.69%) MS Visio
8 9 (11.69%) AngularJS
8 9 (11.69%) Greenfield Project

Product Specialist Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (11.69%) CMS
2 3 (3.90%) IIS
3 1 (1.30%) Apache
3 1 (1.30%) JBoss
3 1 (1.30%) OpenEdge
3 1 (1.30%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (11.69%) MS Visio
2 5 (6.49%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (5.19%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (10.39%) Temenos T24
2 1 (1.30%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.30%) SaaS
1 1 (1.30%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) SMS
2 3 (3.90%) TCP/IP
2 3 (3.90%) WebEx
3 2 (2.60%) DNS
3 2 (2.60%) HTTP
4 1 (1.30%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.49%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.90%) GIS
4 2 (2.60%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (2.60%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.30%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.69%) JIRA
General
1 30 (38.96%) Finance
2 12 (15.58%) Retail
3 11 (14.29%) Marketing
4 9 (11.69%) Back Office
4 9 (11.69%) Front Office
5 8 (10.39%) Banking
5 8 (10.39%) Financial Institution
5 8 (10.39%) Investment Banking
6 6 (7.79%) Games
7 5 (6.49%) Billing
8 4 (5.19%) Advertising
9 1 (1.30%) Electronics
9 1 (1.30%) Legal
9 1 (1.30%) Publishing
9 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
9 1 (1.30%) Welsh Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) .NET
2 9 (11.69%) AngularJS
2 9 (11.69%) Middleware
2 9 (11.69%) Web Services
3 6 (7.79%) REST
3 6 (7.79%) SOAP
3 6 (7.79%) XML
4 5 (6.49%) FIX Protocol
5 4 (5.19%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.60%) jQuery
7 1 (1.30%) Elastic Stack
7 1 (1.30%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 10 (12.99%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (11.69%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (10.39%) User Experience
5 5 (6.49%) Fintech
6 4 (5.19%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.60%) Computer Science
8 2 (2.60%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.60%) LIMS
8 2 (2.60%) Tandem
9 1 (1.30%) e-Learning
9 1 (1.30%) Over-the-Top Content
9 1 (1.30%) Podcast
9 1 (1.30%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.19%) Windows
2 3 (3.90%) Linux
3 2 (2.60%) CentOS
3 2 (2.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.30%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.97%) Time Management
2 15 (19.48%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (16.88%) Project Management
3 13 (16.88%) User Stories
4 11 (14.29%) Business Analysis
4 11 (14.29%) Wealth Management
5 10 (12.99%) Coaching
5 10 (12.99%) Collaborative Working
5 10 (12.99%) Scrum
5 10 (12.99%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 9 (11.69%) Content Management
6 9 (11.69%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 9 (11.69%) Kanban
6 9 (11.69%) User Acceptance Testing
7 8 (10.39%) Business Transformation
7 8 (10.39%) E-Commerce
7 8 (10.39%) Integration Testing
7 8 (10.39%) IT Strategy
7 8 (10.39%) Service Management
8 7 (9.09%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.99%) SQL
2 9 (11.69%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.90%) Perl
4 2 (2.60%) PHP
4 2 (2.60%) PL/SQL
4 2 (2.60%) Python
4 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (7.79%) Degree
2 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (1.30%) CCNA
3 1 (1.30%) CCNP
3 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.39%) PMO
2 4 (5.19%) Data Quality
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) BladeLogic
1 1 (1.30%) CA Wily
Vendors
1 8 (10.39%) Cognizant
1 8 (10.39%) Oracle
1 8 (10.39%) Temenos
2 3 (3.90%) AppDynamics
2 3 (3.90%) hybris
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.30%) CheckPoint
3 1 (1.30%) Cisco
3 1 (1.30%) Citrix
3 1 (1.30%) LexisNexis
3 1 (1.30%) SAP
3 1 (1.30%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.30%) Splunk