Period
to 5 March 2021

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 5 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Data Management (PDM)
UK
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 795 1001 1105
Rank change year-on-year +206 +104 +84
Permanent jobs citing PDM 15 22 18
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.018% 0.012%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.021% 0.019% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 1 14 7
Median annual salary £36,525 £45,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.83% -25.00% +51.90%
UK excluding London median annual salary £36,525 £45,000 £56,000
% change year-on-year -18.83% -19.64% +41.77%

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 70,619 113,809 139,902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.60% 92.02% 92.35%
Number of salaries quoted 55,166 91,263 111,931
Median annual salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.80% +1.90% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,876 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

PDM
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PDM in the UK

PDM
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing PDM.

Salary trend for PDM in the UK

PDM
Top 6 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 5 March 2021. 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 +179 13 £36,525 -18.83% 8
UK excluding London +146 11 £36,525 -18.83% 8
North West +67 6 - - 1
North of England +62 6 - - 2
South West - 5 £36,525 -
Work from Home - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, IT jobs citing PDM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for PDM.

1 8 (53.33%) Data Management
2 6 (40.00%) Degree
3 5 (33.33%) Programme Management
3 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
4 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
4 4 (26.67%) Matrix Organization
4 4 (26.67%) Customer-Centricity
4 4 (26.67%) PLM
4 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
4 4 (26.67%) B2B
4 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) Time Management
5 3 (20.00%) Information Management
5 3 (20.00%) CAD
5 3 (20.00%) Validation
5 3 (20.00%) SOLIDWORKS
5 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
5 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 2 (13.33%) Critical Thinking
6 2 (13.33%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (13.33%) SAP VC
6 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
6 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) Project Delivery
6 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
6 2 (13.33%) Aerospace
6 2 (13.33%) Change Management

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:

Applications
1 3 (20.00%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (6.67%) AutoCAD
2 1 (6.67%) Autodesk Inventor
2 1 (6.67%) Mathcad
2 1 (6.67%) Revit
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SAP EHS
1 2 (13.33%) SAP PLM
1 2 (13.33%) SAP S/4HANA
1 2 (13.33%) SAP VC
2 1 (6.67%) Infor M3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (13.33%) Aerospace
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.67%) Billing
2 1 (6.67%) Law
2 1 (6.67%) Legal
2 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) Delivery Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Digital Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Head of Digital
2 2 (13.33%) Innovation Manager
2 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
2 2 (13.33%) Project Delivery Manager
2 2 (13.33%) Project Manager
2 2 (13.33%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (13.33%) SAP PLM Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) B2B Project Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Programme Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Transformation
3 1 (6.67%) Digital Transformation Manager
3 1 (6.67%) Head of Delivery
3 1 (6.67%) Head of Digital Transformation
3 1 (6.67%) Head of Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Infor Consultant
3 1 (6.67%) Senior Design Engineer
3 1 (6.67%) Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) .NET
1 2 (13.33%) AngularJS
1 2 (13.33%) CSS
1 2 (13.33%) HTML
1 2 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (6.67%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Mobile App
2 3 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Life Science
3 1 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Data Management
2 5 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 5 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 5 (33.33%) Project Management
3 4 (26.67%) B2B
3 4 (26.67%) Customer-Centricity
3 4 (26.67%) E-Commerce
3 4 (26.67%) Matrix Organization
3 4 (26.67%) PLM
4 3 (20.00%) CAD
4 3 (20.00%) Information Management
4 3 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (20.00%) Time Management
4 3 (20.00%) Validation
5 2 (13.33%) Change Management
5 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (13.33%) Critical Thinking
5 2 (13.33%) Data Conversion
5 2 (13.33%) Project Delivery
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (13.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (40.00%) Degree
2 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) HNC
3 1 (6.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 1 (6.67%) Good Clinical Practice
1 1 (6.67%) HIPAA
1 1 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle
1 2 (13.33%) SAP
2 1 (6.67%) Autodesk
2 1 (6.67%) Infor