The table below looks at the statistics for PLM skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PLM over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Lifecyle Management (PLM)
Rank 821 838 792
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -46
Permanent jobs citing PLM 71 58 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.052% 0.087%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.079% 0.063% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 37 34 64
Average salary £50,000 £58,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.52% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,250 £45,000 £36,800
10% offered a salary of more than £75,800 £62,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £57,500
% change year-on-year
-9.52% -8.69%

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
89386 92046 87078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 83.07% 82.22% 80.01%
Number of salaries quoted 72431 73738 71774
Average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,275 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.82% +6.25%

PLM
Jobs Demand Trend

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

PLM Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

PLM
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing PLM within the UK.

PLM Salary Trend in the UK

PLM
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing PLM over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 within the UK.

PLM Salary Histogram in the UK

PLM
Top 22 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PLM within the UK over the 3 months to 27 March 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 +35 67 £52,500 - 10
London +61 44 £62,500 +5.04% 3
City of London +15 8 £62,500 -20.63%
South East -8 7 £45,000 -10.00% 3
South West -22 7 £47,500 -5.00%
West Midlands -23 6 £48,000 -4.00%
Bristol - 5 £47,500 -
Coventry - 4 £56,000 -
East of England +9 2 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Oxfordshire +6 2 £45,000 +12.50%
Hampshire 0 2 £38,000 -24.00%
Hertfordshire - 2 £52,500 -
Staffordshire - 2 £40,000 -
West Sussex - 2 - -
Wiltshire - 2 £38,750 -
Crawley - 2 - -
Stevenage - 2 £52,500 -
Fareham +7 1 £36,000 -40.00%
Surrey +4 1 £65,000 +13.04%
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 - 2
Derbyshire - 1 £40,000 - 2
Portsmouth - 1 £40,000 -

PLM
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing PLM 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 PLM.

1 90 (56.60%) SAP
2 62 (38.99%) Finance
3 54 (33.96%) Manufacturing
4 52 (32.70%) CAD
5 47 (29.56%) Aerospace
6 38 (23.90%) SAP MM
7 36 (22.64%) Degree
8 34 (21.38%) Project Management
9 31 (19.50%) SAP PS
10 29 (18.24%) ERP
10 29 (18.24%) SAP PLM
11 28 (17.61%) SAP FI/CO
11 28 (17.61%) SAP CO
11 28 (17.61%) SAP FI
12 27 (16.98%) SAP Implementation
13 26 (16.35%) SAP HR
13 26 (16.35%) PRINCE2
14 25 (15.72%) SAP R/3
14 25 (15.72%) Document Management
14 25 (15.72%) SAP PM
15 24 (15.09%) BAPI
15 24 (15.09%) Logistics
15 24 (15.09%) EAM
15 24 (15.09%) Configuration Management
15 24 (15.09%) GIS
15 24 (15.09%) SAP GTS
16 23 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
17 20 (12.58%) Retail
17 20 (12.58%) Stakeholder Management
18 19 (11.95%) SAP Oil and Gas

PLM
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing PLM 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 PLM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.89%) Oracle Service Bus
2 3 (1.89%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.26%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.63%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (6.29%) MS Office
2 8 (5.03%) MS Project
3 7 (4.40%) MS Excel
4 5 (3.14%) Windchill
5 4 (2.52%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (1.26%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.63%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 38 (23.90%) SAP MM
2 31 (19.50%) SAP PS
3 29 (18.24%) SAP PLM
4 28 (17.61%) SAP CO
4 28 (17.61%) SAP FI/CO
4 28 (17.61%) SAP FI
5 26 (16.35%) SAP HR
6 25 (15.72%) SAP R/3
6 25 (15.72%) SAP PM
7 24 (15.09%) SAP GTS
8 19 (11.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 13 (8.18%) SAP SCM
9 13 (8.18%) SAP SD
9 13 (8.18%) Oracle EBS
10 12 (7.55%) SAP PP
11 11 (6.92%) Teamcenter
12 8 (5.03%) ENOVIA
13 6 (3.77%) Magento
14 4 (2.52%) Oracle Applications
15 3 (1.89%) Oracle 11i
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.26%) SAN
1 2 (1.26%) NAS
1 2 (1.26%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (0.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.29%) SAP HANA
2 7 (4.40%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.52%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (2.52%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.52%) InterSystems Cache
4 3 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.26%) Oracle Discoverer
5 2 (1.26%) SAP BW
5 2 (1.26%) SAP BI
5 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.26%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 2 (1.26%) Hyperion Smart View
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.63%) Essbase
6 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 2 (1.26%) Oracle Forms
1 2 (1.26%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (0.63%) Subversion
General
1 62 (38.99%) Finance
2 54 (33.96%) Manufacturing
3 47 (29.56%) Aerospace
4 20 (12.58%) Retail
5 12 (7.55%) Automotive
6 11 (6.92%) Banking
7 8 (5.03%) Marketing
7 8 (5.03%) Military
7 8 (5.03%) Electronics
8 7 (4.40%) Telecoms
9 5 (3.14%) Avionics
10 3 (1.89%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (1.26%) Back Office
11 2 (1.26%) Legal
12 1 (0.63%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 73 (45.91%) Consultant
2 65 (40.88%) SAP Consultant
3 37 (23.27%) SAP PLM Consultant
4 24 (15.09%) Managing Consultant
5 22 (13.84%) Project Manager
6 19 (11.95%) Analyst
7 12 (7.55%) Architect
8 10 (6.29%) SAP MM Consultant
9 9 (5.66%) Solutions Architect
9 9 (5.66%) SAP Architect
10 7 (4.40%) SAP Solutions Architect
11 5 (3.14%) Technical Leader
11 5 (3.14%) IT Project Manager
11 5 (3.14%) Hardware Engineer
11 5 (3.14%) Support Analyst
11 5 (3.14%) Test Analyst
12 4 (2.52%) Senior Consultant
12 4 (2.52%) Business Analyst
12 4 (2.52%) Technical Manager
12 4 (2.52%) SAP PS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.09%) BAPI
2 11 (6.92%) Oracle Fusion
2 11 (6.92%) Middleware
3 7 (4.40%) XML
4 2 (1.26%) XSL
4 2 (1.26%) HTML
4 2 (1.26%) CSS
4 2 (1.26%) SOAP
5 1 (0.63%) Web Services
5 1 (0.63%) XSLT
5 1 (0.63%) WSDL
5 1 (0.63%) REST
5 1 (0.63%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.09%) GIS
2 14 (8.81%) Life Science
3 9 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.03%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 5 (3.14%) EPoS
6 5 (3.14%) Chip and PIN
6 5 (3.14%) VHDL
6 5 (3.14%) Tandem
6 5 (3.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (1.89%) FMCG
8 2 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (1.26%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.63%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.63%) Performance Metrics
9 1 (0.63%) User Experience
9 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.63%) DataPower
9 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (4.40%) Windows
1 7 (4.40%) Linux
2 5 (3.14%) VMS
3 1 (0.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (32.70%) CAD
2 34 (21.38%) Project Management
3 29 (18.24%) ERP
4 27 (16.98%) SAP Implementation
5 26 (16.35%) PRINCE2
6 25 (15.72%) Document Management
7 24 (15.09%) EAM
7 24 (15.09%) Configuration Management
7 24 (15.09%) Logistics
8 23 (14.47%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (12.58%) Stakeholder Management
10 18 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (11.32%) Business Analysis
11 17 (10.69%) PDM
12 15 (9.43%) Validation
12 15 (9.43%) Information Management
13 13 (8.18%) Supply Chain Management
14 12 (7.55%) Business Development
15 11 (6.92%) Business Transformation
15 11 (6.92%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 17 (10.69%) SQL
2 10 (6.29%) ABAP
3 7 (4.40%) VB
4 4 (2.52%) PL/SQL
5 3 (1.89%) Java
6 2 (1.26%) C#
6 2 (1.26%) XQuery
6 2 (1.26%) XPath
7 1 (0.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (22.64%) Degree
2 13 (8.18%) Security Cleared
3 10 (6.29%) SC Cleared
3 10 (6.29%) PMP
3 10 (6.29%) PMI Certification
4 9 (5.66%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (3.14%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.89%) HND
7 1 (0.63%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.14%) DO-254
2 2 (1.26%) SLA
2 2 (1.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.26%) QA
System Software
1 5 (3.14%) Firmware
2 2 (1.26%) vSphere
2 2 (1.26%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.26%) ARCserve
1 2 (1.26%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.63%) MOM
Vendors
1 90 (56.60%) SAP
2 17 (10.69%) Oracle
3 12 (7.55%) Cognizant
4 11 (6.92%) PeopleSoft
5 9 (5.66%) Microsoft
6 8 (5.03%) Siemens
7 7 (4.40%) HP
8 6 (3.77%) Sage
9 5 (3.14%) SolidWorks
9 5 (3.14%) Cadence
9 5 (3.14%) Xilinx
9 5 (3.14%) Altera
10 4 (2.52%) PTC
10 4 (2.52%) JD Edwards
11 2 (1.26%) Hyperion
11 2 (1.26%) Citrix
11 2 (1.26%) Cognos
11 2 (1.26%) Cisco
11 2 (1.26%) NetApp
12 1 (0.63%) OpenText
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