The table below looks at the statistics for PLM skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited PLM over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Product Lifecyle Management (PLM)
Rank 202 196 188
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -8
Permanent jobs citing PLM 3 1 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.061% 0.023% 0.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.074% 0.028% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 10
Average salary £67,500 - £58,750
UK excluding London average salary £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-8.33% -
PLM
England

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4036 3519 3603
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 81.92% 79.56% 75.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3482 2854 3115
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

PLM
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

PLM Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

PLM
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

PLM Salary Trend in the West Midlands

PLM
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PLM within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 January 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
(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
Coventry -6 2 £67,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 - -
PLM
England

PLM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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 7 (53.85%) CAD
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 5 (38.46%) Line Management
2 5 (38.46%) SAP
2 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
3 4 (30.77%) CATIA
3 4 (30.77%) Service Management
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 4 (30.77%) PMP
3 4 (30.77%) PMI Certification
3 4 (30.77%) Siemens
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE
3 4 (30.77%) Resource Management
3 4 (30.77%) Matrix Management
3 4 (30.77%) PTC
3 4 (30.77%) Programme Management
4 3 (23.08%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (23.08%) Finance
4 3 (23.08%) SolidWorks
4 3 (23.08%) PDM
5 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) SAP PLM
5 2 (15.38%) InterSystems Cache
5 2 (15.38%) ENOVIA
6 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Finite Element Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) People Management
6 1 (7.69%) SAP ECC

PLM
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region 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.

Applications
1 4 (30.77%) CATIA
2 1 (7.69%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (7.69%) MS Office
2 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) SAP PLM
1 2 (15.38%) ENOVIA
2 1 (7.69%) SAP ECC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) InterSystems Cache
General
1 5 (38.46%) Manufacturing
2 3 (23.08%) Finance
3 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 1 (7.69%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Consultant
1 5 (38.46%) SAP Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Operations Manager
3 2 (15.38%) Implementation Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) SAP PLM Consultant
3 2 (15.38%) SAP Implementation Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Programme Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Account Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Account Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Product Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) CAD
2 5 (38.46%) Line Management
3 4 (30.77%) Service Management
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE2
3 4 (30.77%) PRINCE
3 4 (30.77%) Resource Management
3 4 (30.77%) Matrix Management
3 4 (30.77%) Programme Management
4 3 (23.08%) SAP Implementation
4 3 (23.08%) PDM
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
6 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (7.69%) Finite Element Analysis
6 1 (7.69%) People Management
6 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (7.69%) ERP
6 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 7 (53.85%) Degree
2 4 (30.77%) PMP
2 4 (30.77%) PMI Certification
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) SAP
2 4 (30.77%) Siemens
2 4 (30.77%) PTC
3 3 (23.08%) SolidWorks
4 1 (7.69%) Autodesk