The table below looks at the statistics for PDM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PDM over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Product Data Management (PDM)
Rank 159 148 155
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +7
Permanent jobs citing PDM 8 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.21% 0.13% 0.095%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.27% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 1
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% +16.66%
UK excluding London average salary £48,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+37.14% -
PDM
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the Scotland region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
3002 2512 2378
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 80.37% 81.19% 75.52%
Number of salaries quoted 1952 1636 1595
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

PDM
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing PDM across the Scotland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

PDM Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

PDM
Salary Trend in Scotland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PDM across the Scotland region.

PDM Salary Trend in Scotland

PDM
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDM within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Aberdeen - 8 £52,500 -
PDM
UK

PDM
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing PDM also 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 that cited PDM.

1 10 (100.00%) HND
2 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 8 (80.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) HNC
3 2 (20.00%) SolidWorks
4 1 (10.00%) AutoCAD

PDM
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland region citing PDM also 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 that cited PDM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) AutoCAD
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Draughtsman
Qualifications
1 10 (100.00%) HND
2 8 (80.00%) Degree
2 8 (80.00%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) HNC
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) SolidWorks