Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
UK

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 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
20 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 690 655 980
Rank change year-on-year -35 +325 -215
Permanent jobs citing PLM 137 397 151
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.18% 0.36% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.38% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 74 101 42
10th Percentile £48,750 £43,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £55,000 £47,025 £48,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -7.69%
75th Percentile £76,000 £82,500 £70,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £107,500 £82,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,750
% change year-on-year - -1.35% +31.18%

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 69,129 105,231 130,350
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 88.73% 95.51% 95.11%
Number of salaries quoted 51,577 63,979 80,231
10th Percentile £29,500 £34,324 £32,750
25th Percentile £40,000 £45,512 £43,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +9.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £78,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,000 £96,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £54,882 £51,250
% change year-on-year -8.90% +7.09% +6.77%

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 20 February 2024.

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 February 2024. 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
Jobs
England -19 118 £68,338 +5.13% 103
UK excluding London -90 93 £55,000 - 75
South East +15 43 £52,500 +2.24% 22
London +175 42 £74,000 -7.50% 30
Scotland -24 18 £55,000 - 4
Work from Home -37 13 £65,000 - 43
East of England +21 12 £60,000 - 9
South West +28 9 £60,000 - 17
North of England +12 7 £50,000 -9.09% 12
Yorkshire +81 5 £50,000 +12.75% 1
West Midlands +44 3 £57,500 -11.54% 10
Midlands +4 3 £57,500 -28.13% 13
North West +2 2 - - 11
Wales +2 1 £58,000 - 1

PLM
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (7.30%) IIS
1 10 (7.30%) WebSphere
2 9 (6.57%) Apache
2 9 (6.57%) Microsoft Exchange
3 3 (2.19%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.46%) Confluence
5 1 (0.73%) JBoss
5 1 (0.73%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.73%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.73%) WildFly
Applications
1 22 (16.06%) Windchill
2 16 (11.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (6.57%) AutoCAD
3 9 (6.57%) PTC Creo
3 9 (6.57%) SOLIDWORKS
4 7 (5.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 34 (24.82%) Teamcenter
2 12 (8.76%) SAP PLM
3 10 (7.30%) SAP S/4HANA
4 7 (5.11%) Salesforce CRM
5 6 (4.38%) SAP IBP
5 6 (4.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (4.38%) SAP PP
6 2 (1.46%) SAP MM
6 2 (1.46%) SAP PM
6 2 (1.46%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.73%) Magento
7 1 (0.73%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.73%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.33%) Azure
2 11 (8.03%) Azure DevOps
3 10 (7.30%) AWS
4 9 (6.57%) Entra ID
5 8 (5.84%) Power Platform
6 7 (5.11%) GCP
6 7 (5.11%) IaaS
6 7 (5.11%) PaaS
7 2 (1.46%) Azure Key Vault
7 2 (1.46%) Azure Service Bus
7 2 (1.46%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (1.46%) Microsoft 365
8 1 (0.73%) AWS IoT
8 1 (0.73%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.73%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.11%) Wireless
2 4 (2.92%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.73%) GSM
3 1 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.30%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.57%) SAP HANA
3 7 (5.11%) Power BI
4 2 (1.46%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (0.73%) MySQL
5 1 (0.73%) Power Query
Development Applications
1 9 (6.57%) Chocolatey
1 9 (6.57%) Git
1 9 (6.57%) Jenkins
2 3 (2.19%) JIRA
3 1 (0.73%) LabVIEW
3 1 (0.73%) Rational DOORS
General
1 58 (42.34%) Social Skills
2 36 (26.28%) Manufacturing
3 35 (25.55%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (12.41%) Retail
5 15 (10.95%) Electronics
6 14 (10.22%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 12 (8.76%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (7.30%) Aerospace
9 8 (5.84%) Finance
9 8 (5.84%) Marketing
10 7 (5.11%) Public Sector
10 7 (5.11%) Telecoms
11 4 (2.92%) Military
12 2 (1.46%) Advertising
12 2 (1.46%) Automotive
12 2 (1.46%) Back Office
12 2 (1.46%) Influencing Skills
12 2 (1.46%) Presentation Skills
13 1 (0.73%) Banking
13 1 (0.73%) Games
Job Titles
1 19 (13.87%) Lead
1 19 (13.87%) Product Manager
2 17 (12.41%) Configuration Specialist
3 15 (10.95%) Automation Engineer
4 14 (10.22%) Project Manager
5 11 (8.03%) Senior
6 8 (5.84%) Architect
6 8 (5.84%) Consultant
7 7 (5.11%) Analyst
7 7 (5.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (5.11%) IT Manager
8 6 (4.38%) Applications Engineer
8 6 (4.38%) Applications Support
8 6 (4.38%) Applications Support Analyst
8 6 (4.38%) Implementation Manager
8 6 (4.38%) IT Project Manager
8 6 (4.38%) SAP EWM Manager
8 6 (4.38%) SAP Manager
8 6 (4.38%) Supply Chain Manager
8 6 (4.38%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (6.57%) Elastic Stack
1 9 (6.57%) XML
1 9 (6.57%) YAML
2 8 (5.84%) CSS
3 6 (4.38%) HTML
3 6 (4.38%) SAP TM
4 4 (2.92%) Flash
5 2 (1.46%) .NET
5 2 (1.46%) .NET Core
5 2 (1.46%) .NET Framework
5 2 (1.46%) ARM Templates
5 2 (1.46%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (1.46%) EDI
5 2 (1.46%) Entity Framework
5 2 (1.46%) jQuery
5 2 (1.46%) React
5 2 (1.46%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (1.46%) SAPUI5
5 2 (1.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (0.73%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.68%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (8.03%) Management Information System
3 10 (7.30%) Product Ownership
4 9 (6.57%) Operational Technology
5 7 (5.11%) Public Cloud
6 6 (4.38%) Analytical Mindset
6 6 (4.38%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (2.92%) FPGA
7 4 (2.92%) PCIe
8 3 (2.19%) IoT
9 2 (1.46%) N-Tier
9 2 (1.46%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.73%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.76%) Windows
2 9 (6.57%) Windows Server
3 7 (5.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (1.46%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.47%) Problem-Solving
2 38 (27.74%) Project Management
3 32 (23.36%) Agile
4 30 (21.90%) CAD
5 29 (21.17%) Roadmaps
6 26 (18.98%) Change Management
6 26 (18.98%) Project Delivery
7 22 (16.06%) ERP
8 20 (14.60%) Data Analysis
9 19 (13.87%) Development Roadmap
10 17 (12.41%) Performance Measurement
11 16 (11.68%) DevOps
12 15 (10.95%) Mentoring
12 15 (10.95%) Product Management
12 15 (10.95%) Product Roadmap
13 13 (9.49%) Collaborative Working
14 12 (8.76%) Business Development
14 12 (8.76%) Product Requirements
14 12 (8.76%) Time Management
15 11 (8.03%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.68%) C#
2 11 (8.03%) PowerShell
3 10 (7.30%) Python
3 10 (7.30%) SQL
4 9 (6.57%) Bash
4 9 (6.57%) MATLAB
5 8 (5.84%) C
6 7 (5.11%) C++
6 7 (5.11%) Java
6 7 (5.11%) VBA
7 3 (2.19%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.73%) Data Analysis Expressions
8 1 (0.73%) Embedded C
8 1 (0.73%) PHP
Qualifications
1 43 (31.39%) Degree
2 23 (16.79%) Security Cleared
3 9 (6.57%) MCSA
3 9 (6.57%) MCSE
3 9 (6.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (5.11%) AWS Certification
4 7 (5.11%) AWS Certified Solutions Architect
4 7 (5.11%) Azure Certification
4 7 (5.11%) SC Cleared
5 6 (4.38%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (4.38%) DBS Check
5 6 (4.38%) PhD
6 3 (2.19%) HNC
6 3 (2.19%) HND
7 1 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (12.41%) PMO
2 12 (8.76%) Accessibility
3 6 (4.38%) QA
4 4 (2.92%) GxP
4 4 (2.92%) JTAG
5 1 (0.73%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.73%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.73%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.73%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 11 (8.03%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.65%) Firmware
3 1 (0.73%) Docker
Systems Management
1 11 (8.03%) Terraform
2 9 (6.57%) Active Directory Federation Services
2 9 (6.57%) Ansible
2 9 (6.57%) SCCM
2 9 (6.57%) SCOM
3 1 (0.73%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 28 (20.44%) SAP
2 19 (13.87%) Oracle
3 16 (11.68%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.30%) TOWER Software
5 9 (6.57%) IBM
5 9 (6.57%) MathWorks
5 9 (6.57%) PTC
6 7 (5.11%) Red Hat
6 7 (5.11%) Salesforce
7 6 (4.38%) ANSYS
7 6 (4.38%) Siemens
8 4 (2.92%) Intel
8 4 (2.92%) Mentor Graphics
8 4 (2.92%) Xilinx
9 2 (1.46%) Nintex
9 2 (1.46%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.73%) Citrix
10 1 (0.73%) EMC
10 1 (0.73%) Google
10 1 (0.73%) Nokia Networks