Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
UK
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 973 1098 1091
Rank change year-on-year +125 -7 +21
Permanent jobs citing PLM 220 130 224
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.068% 0.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.076% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 125 84 148
UK median annual salary £65,000 £61,250 £57,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.12% +7.46% -5.00%
10th Percentile £41,950 £36,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £118,500 £82,500 £105,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -8.33% +33.33% -18.18%

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 156707 170358 194395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.94% 89.22% 88.60%
Number of salaries quoted 123341 141716 159769
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 £43,354 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.01% - +6.25%

PLM
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for PLM in the UK

PLM
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for PLM in the UK

PLM
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing PLM over the 6 months to 20 October 2017.

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 20 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
England +138 211 £67,500 +12.50% 14
UK excluding London +95 146 £55,000 -8.33% 8
South East +71 83 £57,500 -4.17% 1
London +75 67 £75,000 +3.45% 6
North of England +17 21 £46,750 -28.08% 5
East of England - 18 £92,500 -
North West -4 15 £48,750 -18.75% 1
Midlands +22 12 £85,000 +47.83% 2
South West +24 10 £50,000 +2.56%
West Midlands +7 7 £83,750 +45.65% 2
Yorkshire +36 6 £46,000 -29.23% 4
Scotland +2 6 - -
East Midlands +33 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Wales - 2 £55,000 -

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT jobs citing PLM 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 PLM.

1 81 (36.82%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (31.82%) SAP
3 66 (30.00%) Finance
4 60 (27.27%) Manufacturing
5 47 (21.36%) Retail
6 40 (18.18%) Degree
7 39 (17.73%) Oracle
8 36 (16.36%) CAD
8 36 (16.36%) Logistics
9 35 (15.91%) PDM
9 35 (15.91%) Cognizant
10 34 (15.45%) Project Management
10 34 (15.45%) SAP PLM
11 31 (14.09%) Data Management
11 31 (14.09%) Windows
12 30 (13.64%) Change Management
13 29 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
14 27 (12.27%) Time Management
14 27 (12.27%) SaaS
15 25 (11.36%) Oracle Fusion
15 25 (11.36%) Oracle EBS
15 25 (11.36%) JD Edwards
15 25 (11.36%) Middleware
15 25 (11.36%) EAM
15 25 (11.36%) PeopleSoft
15 25 (11.36%) Information Management
15 25 (11.36%) Document Management
15 25 (11.36%) Life Science
16 24 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
16 24 (10.91%) Java

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 14 (6.36%) Oracle Workflow
2 6 (2.73%) SAS
3 1 (0.45%) Apache
3 1 (0.45%) IIS
3 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 21 (9.55%) Microsoft Office
2 16 (7.27%) Autodesk Inventor
3 6 (2.73%) SPSS
3 6 (2.73%) Windchill
4 5 (2.27%) AutoCAD
4 5 (2.27%) PTC Creo
4 5 (2.27%) Siemens NX
5 3 (1.36%) CATIA
5 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (0.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.45%) OrCAD
7 1 (0.45%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 34 (15.45%) SAP PLM
2 25 (11.36%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (9.09%) SAP VC
4 18 (8.18%) Teamcenter
5 17 (7.73%) SAP MM
6 15 (6.82%) SAP CO
6 15 (6.82%) SAP FI
6 15 (6.82%) SAP FI/CO
6 15 (6.82%) SAP GTS
6 15 (6.82%) SAP HR
6 15 (6.82%) SAP PM
6 15 (6.82%) SAP PS
6 15 (6.82%) SAP R/3
7 12 (5.45%) SAP Retail
8 11 (5.00%) SAP S/4HANA
9 9 (4.09%) Oracle BPM
10 4 (1.82%) SAP ERP
11 3 (1.36%) Dynamics AX
12 2 (0.91%) SAP cProjects
12 2 (0.91%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
Cloud Services
1 27 (12.27%) SaaS
2 8 (3.64%) GitHub
2 8 (3.64%) Slack
2 8 (3.64%) Trello
3 6 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.18%) WAN
2 6 (2.73%) TCP/IP
3 5 (2.27%) Unified Communications
4 4 (1.82%) BGP
4 4 (1.82%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.82%) LAN
4 4 (1.82%) MPLS
4 4 (1.82%) OSPF
4 4 (1.82%) SAN
5 3 (1.36%) Firewall
5 3 (1.36%) SNMP
6 1 (0.45%) EIGRP
6 1 (0.45%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.45%) LDAP
6 1 (0.45%) NAS
6 1 (0.45%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (10.45%) Oracle Database
2 15 (6.82%) GIS
3 7 (3.18%) Big Data
4 5 (2.27%) Data Lake
4 5 (2.27%) SQL Server
5 3 (1.36%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.36%) Text Mining
6 2 (0.91%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.91%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.45%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.45%) OLAP
7 1 (0.45%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.45%) SAP BW
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.55%) Jenkins
2 9 (4.09%) JIRA
3 8 (3.64%) Maven
4 2 (0.91%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.45%) CANoe
General
1 66 (30.00%) Finance
2 60 (27.27%) Manufacturing
3 47 (21.36%) Retail
4 19 (8.64%) Aerospace
5 17 (7.73%) Banking
6 15 (6.82%) Marketing
7 11 (5.00%) Automotive
8 10 (4.55%) Billing
9 6 (2.73%) Electronics
10 3 (1.36%) Back Office
11 2 (0.91%) French Language
11 2 (0.91%) Military
12 1 (0.45%) Games
12 1 (0.45%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 41 (18.64%) Consultant
2 33 (15.00%) SAP Consultant
2 33 (15.00%) SAP PLM Consultant
3 22 (10.00%) Analyst
4 19 (8.64%) Developer
4 19 (8.64%) Product Manager
5 18 (8.18%) Architect
6 17 (7.73%) Java Developer
7 15 (6.82%) SAP Manager
7 15 (6.82%) SAP PM Consultant
7 15 (6.82%) Systems Analyst
8 13 (5.91%) Project Manager
9 11 (5.00%) Business Architect
10 10 (4.55%) Digital Innovation Manager
10 10 (4.55%) SAP PLM Specialist
11 9 (4.09%) Senior Developer
11 9 (4.09%) Senior Java Developer
12 8 (3.64%) Functional Consultant
12 8 (3.64%) Security Manager
12 8 (3.64%) Security Product Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.36%) Middleware
1 25 (11.36%) Oracle Fusion
2 17 (7.73%) Spring
3 15 (6.82%) BAPI
3 15 (6.82%) IDoc
4 9 (4.09%) AngularJS
4 9 (4.09%) HTML
4 9 (4.09%) HTML5
4 9 (4.09%) jBPM
4 9 (4.09%) Spring Batch
5 8 (3.64%) Hibernate
5 8 (3.64%) RESTful
5 8 (3.64%) Spring Boot
5 8 (3.64%) Web Services
6 1 (0.45%) DirectX
6 1 (0.45%) MDX
6 1 (0.45%) OpenGL
6 1 (0.45%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (0.45%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 29 (13.18%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (11.36%) Life Science
3 16 (7.27%) Computer Science
4 14 (6.36%) Fat Client
4 14 (6.36%) Thin Client
5 12 (5.45%) Greenfield Project
6 10 (4.55%) User Experience
7 8 (3.64%) 3D Printing
7 8 (3.64%) Cloud Native
7 8 (3.64%) Data Centre
7 8 (3.64%) Virtual Team
8 4 (1.82%) Fintech
9 3 (1.36%) Clustering
9 3 (1.36%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.36%) Home Automation
9 3 (1.36%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.36%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 1 (0.45%) FMCG
10 1 (0.45%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 31 (14.09%) Windows
2 22 (10.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (4.55%) Linux
4 7 (3.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (36.82%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (16.36%) CAD
2 36 (16.36%) Logistics
3 35 (15.91%) PDM
4 34 (15.45%) Project Management
5 31 (14.09%) Data Management
6 30 (13.64%) Change Management
7 27 (12.27%) Time Management
8 25 (11.36%) Document Management
8 25 (11.36%) EAM
8 25 (11.36%) Information Management
9 24 (10.91%) Stakeholder Management
9 24 (10.91%) User Acceptance Testing
10 23 (10.45%) Business Analysis
10 23 (10.45%) ERP
11 22 (10.00%) Mentoring
12 20 (9.09%) Validation
13 19 (8.64%) Configuration Management
13 19 (8.64%) Presales
14 15 (6.82%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 24 (10.91%) Java
2 17 (7.73%) Shell Script
3 10 (4.55%) ABAP
3 10 (4.55%) C
4 9 (4.09%) Python
5 6 (2.73%) R
6 5 (2.27%) SQL
7 3 (1.36%) MATLAB
8 2 (0.91%) C#
9 1 (0.45%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.45%) C++
9 1 (0.45%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.45%) Lua
Qualifications
1 40 (18.18%) Degree
2 5 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 5 (2.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.36%) PhD
3 3 (1.36%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.91%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.45%) HNC
5 1 (0.45%) ISEB
5 1 (0.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.45%) MBA
5 1 (0.45%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.45%) PMP
5 1 (0.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.73%) SLA
2 3 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.36%) PMO
3 2 (0.91%) QA
4 1 (0.45%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (2.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.91%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 2 (0.91%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (0.45%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 70 (31.82%) SAP
2 39 (17.73%) Oracle
3 35 (15.91%) Cognizant
4 25 (11.36%) JD Edwards
4 25 (11.36%) PeopleSoft
5 17 (7.73%) Siemens
6 16 (7.27%) Microsoft
7 11 (5.00%) PTC
8 10 (4.55%) Ariba
9 6 (2.73%) VMware
10 5 (2.27%) ANSYS
10 5 (2.27%) Google
11 4 (1.82%) Cisco
12 3 (1.36%) Avaya
12 3 (1.36%) Citrix
12 3 (1.36%) IBM
12 3 (1.36%) NetApp
12 3 (1.36%) Riverbed
13 2 (0.91%) Concur
13 2 (0.91%) Pegasus