Period
to 27 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for PLM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited PLM over the 6 months to 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
UK
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 802 729 964
Rank change year-on-year -73 +235 +60
Permanent jobs citing PLM 187 82 142
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.12% 0.098%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.18% 0.13% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 51 59 72
10th Percentile £41,250 £42,500 £37,500
25th Percentile £47,163 £50,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% -12.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £69,000 £61,875
90th Percentile £107,500 £74,000 £84,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +9.09% -8.33%

PLM 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 105,354 64,725 134,240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 93.44% 92.41% 92.43%
Number of salaries quoted 71,839 52,388 107,051
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,000 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £73,750 £70,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

PLM
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PLM in the UK

PLM
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PLM in the UK

PLM
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing PLM over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for PLM in the UK

PLM
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing PLM within the UK over the 6 months to 27 July 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 -52 177 £60,000 -7.69% 40
UK excluding London -63 112 £50,000 -16.67% 30
London -78 66 £60,000 -8.40% 12
South East -40 34 £50,000 -62.62% 10
East of England -7 31 £55,000 -12.00% 6
South West -58 22 £90,000 +28.57%
North of England -68 13 £75,000 +50.00% 5
Midlands -81 9 - - 7
North West -32 8 £75,000 +50.00% 4
Work from Home -259 8 £62,500 +4.17% 6
East Midlands -47 6 - -
Yorkshire - 5 - - 1
West Midlands -81 3 - - 7
Northern Ireland - 3 - -

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, IT jobs citing PLM 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 PLM.

1 60 (32.09%) Degree
2 54 (28.88%) Social Skills
3 44 (23.53%) Windows
3 44 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 42 (22.46%) Software Engineering
5 41 (21.93%) Linux
6 38 (20.32%) Computer Science
7 37 (19.79%) CAD
7 37 (19.79%) .NET
7 37 (19.79%) SAP
8 36 (19.25%) Manufacturing
8 36 (19.25%) Rational DOORS
9 33 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
10 31 (16.58%) Java
11 30 (16.04%) Microsoft
11 30 (16.04%) CAE
11 30 (16.04%) Presentation Skills
12 29 (15.51%) Mentoring
12 29 (15.51%) Project Management
12 29 (15.51%) Validation
13 28 (14.97%) Information Management
13 28 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
14 27 (14.44%) Analytics
15 25 (13.37%) Teamcenter
15 25 (13.37%) ERP
16 24 (12.83%) C#
16 24 (12.83%) C++
16 24 (12.83%) SOAP
16 24 (12.83%) OO
16 24 (12.83%) Azure

PLM
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 6 (3.21%) Skype for Business
2 4 (2.14%) Documentum
2 4 (2.14%) SAS
2 4 (2.14%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.53%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (10.16%) Siemens NX
2 10 (5.35%) Windchill
3 6 (3.21%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.21%) Solid Edge
4 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.53%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 25 (13.37%) Teamcenter
2 8 (4.28%) SAP ERP
2 8 (4.28%) SAP MM
3 4 (2.14%) Cognos Controller
3 4 (2.14%) Infor CloudSuite
3 4 (2.14%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 4 (2.14%) Infor CRM
3 4 (2.14%) TrackWise
4 3 (1.60%) Movex
4 3 (1.60%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.60%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.60%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.53%) ENOVIA
5 1 (0.53%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.53%) SAP GTS
5 1 (0.53%) SAP IBP
5 1 (0.53%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 24 (12.83%) Azure
2 10 (5.35%) Microsoft 365
3 9 (4.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (2.14%) SaaS
4 4 (2.14%) Veeva
5 3 (1.60%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (1.60%) Azure Machine Learning
5 3 (1.60%) Azure Synapse Analytics
5 3 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.60%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.53%) AWS CodePipeline
6 1 (0.53%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.53%) Azure Key Vault
6 1 (0.53%) Azure Storage
6 1 (0.53%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.74%) HTTP
2 6 (3.21%) Skype
2 6 (3.21%) Wireless
3 5 (2.67%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (5.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 8 (4.28%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.14%) QlikView
3 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (1.60%) Big Data
4 3 (1.60%) Data Lake
4 3 (1.60%) Power BI
5 1 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.53%) Impala
5 1 (0.53%) Lumira
5 1 (0.53%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.53%) SAP Data Services
5 1 (0.53%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 36 (19.25%) Rational DOORS
2 18 (9.63%) Eclipse
2 18 (9.63%) GCC
2 18 (9.63%) GitLab
2 18 (9.63%) Rational Rhapsody
3 11 (5.88%) JIRA
4 8 (4.28%) LSMW
5 6 (3.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.53%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.53%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.53%) ReSharper
General
1 54 (28.88%) Social Skills
2 36 (19.25%) Manufacturing
3 30 (16.04%) Presentation Skills
4 28 (14.97%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (12.30%) Wearables
6 16 (8.56%) Marketing
7 9 (4.81%) Avionics
8 8 (4.28%) Aerospace
8 8 (4.28%) Finance
8 8 (4.28%) Military
9 7 (3.74%) French Language
10 6 (3.21%) Telecoms
11 5 (2.67%) Legal
12 4 (2.14%) Games
13 2 (1.07%) Retail
14 1 (0.53%) Automotive
14 1 (0.53%) Banking
14 1 (0.53%) Electronics
14 1 (0.53%) Organisational Skills
14 1 (0.53%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 53 (28.34%) Developer
2 41 (21.93%) Software Developer
3 23 (12.30%) C++ Developer
3 23 (12.30%) C++ Software Developer
4 22 (11.76%) Product Manager
5 18 (9.63%) Embedded Developer
5 18 (9.63%) Embedded Software Developer
5 18 (9.63%) Junior
5 18 (9.63%) Junior Developer
5 18 (9.63%) Junior Software Developer
5 18 (9.63%) Systems Engineer
6 11 (5.88%) Business Development Manager
6 11 (5.88%) Business Manager
6 11 (5.88%) Development Manager
7 10 (5.35%) Administrator
7 10 (5.35%) Applications Developer
7 10 (5.35%) Systems Administrator
8 9 (4.81%) Real Time Engineer
8 9 (4.81%) Requirements Engineer
9 8 (4.28%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (19.79%) .NET
2 24 (12.83%) SOAP
3 23 (12.30%) WSDL
3 23 (12.30%) XML
3 23 (12.30%) XSD
4 8 (4.28%) SAP Smart Forms
5 7 (3.74%) Ajax
5 7 (3.74%) AngularJS
5 7 (3.74%) CSS
5 7 (3.74%) jQuery
5 7 (3.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (2.14%) COM
7 1 (0.53%) Itk
7 1 (0.53%) LDAP
7 1 (0.53%) Middleware
7 1 (0.53%) REST
7 1 (0.53%) SAP Fiori
Miscellaneous
1 22 (11.76%) Self-Motivation
2 21 (11.23%) Management Information System
3 15 (8.02%) User Experience
4 7 (3.74%) Life Science
5 6 (3.21%) CCTV
5 6 (3.21%) PMI
5 6 (3.21%) Video Conferencing
5 6 (3.21%) Virtual Team
6 5 (2.67%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.14%) Legacy Systems
8 3 (1.60%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.60%) Online Games
9 1 (0.53%) AS400
9 1 (0.53%) CMDB
9 1 (0.53%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.53%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.53%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 44 (23.53%) Windows
2 41 (21.93%) Linux
3 13 (6.95%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.74%) Mac OS
5 6 (3.21%) Windows 10
5 6 (3.21%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.53%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (22.46%) Software Engineering
3 38 (20.32%) Computer Science
4 37 (19.79%) CAD
5 33 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
6 30 (16.04%) CAE
7 29 (15.51%) Mentoring
7 29 (15.51%) Project Management
7 29 (15.51%) Validation
8 28 (14.97%) Information Management
9 27 (14.44%) Analytics
10 25 (13.37%) ERP
11 24 (12.83%) Decision-Making
11 24 (12.83%) OO
12 23 (12.30%) Clean Code
12 23 (12.30%) Continuous Improvement
12 23 (12.30%) Cross-Platform Development
12 23 (12.30%) OOP
13 22 (11.76%) Artificial Intelligence
13 22 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 31 (16.58%) Java
2 24 (12.83%) C#
2 24 (12.83%) C++
3 23 (12.30%) Python
3 23 (12.30%) VB.NET
4 20 (10.70%) SQL
5 18 (9.63%) C
6 9 (4.81%) MATLAB
6 9 (4.81%) PowerShell
7 8 (4.28%) ABAP
7 8 (4.28%) SAPscript
8 7 (3.74%) Ada
8 7 (3.74%) JavaScript
8 7 (3.74%) Tcl
8 7 (3.74%) VB
9 1 (0.53%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 60 (32.09%) Degree
2 18 (9.63%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.35%) PMI Certification
4 9 (4.81%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (3.21%) IIBA
6 4 (2.14%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.14%) PMP
7 3 (1.60%) MCSA
7 3 (1.60%) MCSE
8 1 (0.53%) HNC
8 1 (0.53%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (9.63%) ECSS
1 18 (9.63%) MISRA
1 18 (9.63%) MISRA C
2 5 (2.67%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.67%) ISO 13485
3 3 (1.60%) SLA
4 2 (1.07%) QA
System Software
1 14 (7.49%) Active Directory
2 7 (3.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 13 (6.95%) SCCM
2 7 (3.74%) Jamf Pro
2 7 (3.74%) Microsoft Intune
2 7 (3.74%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.53%) Active Directory Federation Services
Vendors
1 37 (19.79%) SAP
2 30 (16.04%) Microsoft
3 23 (12.30%) ANSYS
3 23 (12.30%) Bloomberg
4 17 (9.09%) Oracle
5 14 (7.49%) VMware
6 13 (6.95%) Citrix
7 11 (5.88%) PTC
7 11 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
8 9 (4.81%) Instagram
9 8 (4.28%) Siemens
10 6 (3.21%) NetApp
11 5 (2.67%) JD Edwards
12 4 (2.14%) Cognos
12 4 (2.14%) Google
12 4 (2.14%) Infor
13 3 (1.60%) Databricks
13 3 (1.60%) Spotify
14 1 (0.53%) Parasoft
14 1 (0.53%) ServiceNow