Period
to 23 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for PDM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PDM over the 6 months to 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Data Management (PDM)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1126 1184 1231
Rank change year-on-year +58 +47 +13
Permanent jobs citing PDM 55 40 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.031% 0.021% 0.039%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.035% 0.024% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 39 18 76
UK median annual salary £45,000 £65,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.77% +62.50% -20.79%
10th Percentile £30,324 £41,975 £26,250
90th Percentile £83,250 £82,500 £81,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £56,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +40.63% -20.00%

PDM is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 157899 169213 193846
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.95% 89.23% 88.62%
Number of salaries quoted 124329 140773 159410
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.35% - +6.25%

PDM
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing PDM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for PDM in the UK

PDM
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PDM in the UK

PDM
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PDM over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for PDM in the UK

PDM
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PDM within the UK over the 6 months to 23 October 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
UK excluding London +65 55 £45,000 -20.00% 3
England +86 51 £46,000 -29.23% 3
South East +68 35 £55,000 -8.33% 2
North of England - 6 £46,000 -
Midlands +17 4 £45,000 -37.93%
East of England +6 4 £45,000 - 1
Wales - 4 £27,747 -
North West - 3 £47,000 -
Yorkshire - 3 £46,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £45,000 -
South West +19 2 - -
West Midlands -4 1 £25,500 -64.83%

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing PDM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for PDM.

1 37 (67.27%) Data Management
2 35 (63.64%) PLM
3 26 (47.27%) SAP
4 22 (40.00%) Change Management
5 21 (38.18%) Business Analysis
6 20 (36.36%) SAP PLM
6 20 (36.36%) SAP VC
7 19 (34.55%) CAD
8 16 (29.09%) Manufacturing
9 14 (25.45%) PTC
10 13 (23.64%) Degree
10 13 (23.64%) ERP
11 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
12 11 (20.00%) Mentoring
12 11 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
13 10 (18.18%) Discrete Manufacturing
13 10 (18.18%) Business Process Analysis
13 10 (18.18%) ABAP
13 10 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
13 10 (18.18%) Test Management
13 10 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
13 10 (18.18%) Document Management
14 9 (16.36%) Windchill
14 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Office
15 8 (14.55%) Electronics
15 8 (14.55%) CAE
15 8 (14.55%) Finite Element Analysis
15 8 (14.55%) 3D Printing
16 7 (12.73%) Information Management
16 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce

PDM
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 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.82%) Apache
2 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (16.36%) Microsoft Office
1 9 (16.36%) Windchill
2 5 (9.09%) AutoCAD
2 5 (9.09%) PTC Creo
3 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Excel
4 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (5.45%) Siemens NX
4 3 (5.45%) SOLIDWORKS
5 2 (3.64%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 20 (36.36%) SAP PLM
1 20 (36.36%) SAP VC
2 5 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (5.45%) SAP ERP
4 2 (3.64%) Teamcenter
5 1 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (1.82%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (1.82%) SAP BPC
5 1 (1.82%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (1.82%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.82%) Office 365
2 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.64%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Power View
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.82%) Power BI
4 1 (1.82%) PowerPivot
4 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.82%) WebSharper
General
1 16 (29.09%) Manufacturing
2 8 (14.55%) Electronics
3 5 (9.09%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Automotive
4 1 (1.82%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (18.18%) SAP PLM Specialist
2 8 (14.55%) Consultant
2 8 (14.55%) SAP Consultant
2 8 (14.55%) SAP PLM Consultant
3 6 (10.91%) Administrator
3 6 (10.91%) Analyst
3 6 (10.91%) Information Specialist
3 6 (10.91%) Product Specialist
3 6 (10.91%) Systems Administrator
4 5 (9.09%) Assistant Systems Administrator
4 5 (9.09%) CAD Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Hardware Engineer
6 3 (5.45%) Information Management Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) Product Management Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) Project Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) CAD Engineer
7 2 (3.64%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.64%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.45%) CSS
1 3 (5.45%) HTML
2 2 (3.64%) .NET
3 1 (1.82%) .NET Framework
3 1 (1.82%) Apache Flex
3 1 (1.82%) Direct3D
3 1 (1.82%) HTML5
3 1 (1.82%) OpenGL
3 1 (1.82%) RESTful
3 1 (1.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (1.82%) Web Services
3 1 (1.82%) WebGL
3 1 (1.82%) WebSockets
3 1 (1.82%) XML
3 1 (1.82%) Zurb Foundation
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (14.55%) 3D Printing
3 7 (12.73%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.45%) Home Automation
5 1 (1.82%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.82%) Blog
5 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.82%) PMI
5 1 (1.82%) Social Network
5 1 (1.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
1 5 (9.09%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.82%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (67.27%) Data Management
2 35 (63.64%) PLM
3 22 (40.00%) Change Management
4 21 (38.18%) Business Analysis
5 19 (34.55%) CAD
6 13 (23.64%) ERP
7 11 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 10 (18.18%) Business Process Analysis
8 10 (18.18%) Discrete Manufacturing
8 10 (18.18%) Document Management
8 10 (18.18%) GAP Analysis
8 10 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
8 10 (18.18%) Test Management
9 8 (14.55%) CAE
9 8 (14.55%) Finite Element Analysis
10 7 (12.73%) E-Commerce
10 7 (12.73%) Information Management
11 4 (7.27%) Data Modelling
12 3 (5.45%) Data Governance
12 3 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (18.18%) ABAP
2 3 (5.45%) SQL
3 2 (3.64%) Java
4 1 (1.82%) C#
4 1 (1.82%) F#
4 1 (1.82%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.82%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (23.64%) Degree
2 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.82%) PgMP
3 1 (1.82%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.82%) PMP
3 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 26 (47.27%) SAP
2 14 (25.45%) PTC
3 12 (21.82%) Microsoft
4 6 (10.91%) hybris
5 5 (9.09%) ANSYS
6 3 (5.45%) Oracle
6 3 (5.45%) Siemens
7 2 (3.64%) Pegasus
8 1 (1.82%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.82%) Twitter