Period
to 21 November 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 973 1106 1050
Rank change year-on-year +133 -56 +47
Permanent jobs citing PLM 234 137 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.073% 0.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.14% 0.081% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 137 83 174
UK median annual salary £60,000 £56,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +10.89% -15.83%
10th Percentile £40,000 £41,000 £36,750
90th Percentile £102,000 £82,000 £100,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +22.22% -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 162655 168863 192975
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.39% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 128479 140408 158967
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 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +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 21 November 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 21 November 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 +119 227 £61,250 +9.38% 24
UK excluding London +71 167 £55,000 - 20
South East +53 87 £57,500 +4.55% 2
London +69 60 £78,750 -1.56% 3
North of England +43 39 £48,750 -15.22% 9
East of England - 22 £83,750 - 8
North West +12 19 £46,250 -19.57% 1
Yorkshire - 18 £50,000 - 8
South West +18 10 £50,000 +2.56% 1
Midlands +25 9 £51,250 -6.82%
West Midlands +6 7 £48,625 -15.43%
Scotland -17 6 - -
North East - 2 £44,500 -
East Midlands +37 1 £55,000 +10.00%

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 85 (36.32%) SAP
2 75 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (28.63%) Finance
4 52 (22.22%) Manufacturing
5 49 (20.94%) Retail
6 46 (19.66%) Degree
7 44 (18.80%) Data Management
8 42 (17.95%) CAD
9 38 (16.24%) Oracle
10 34 (14.53%) Project Management
11 33 (14.10%) SAP PLM
11 33 (14.10%) PDM
11 33 (14.10%) Windows
12 29 (12.39%) Change Management
12 29 (12.39%) Document Management
13 28 (11.97%) Logistics
14 27 (11.54%) Java
14 27 (11.54%) Cognizant
14 27 (11.54%) SaaS
15 25 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
15 25 (10.68%) EAM
16 24 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
16 24 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
16 24 (10.26%) Mentoring
17 23 (9.83%) Oracle Database
17 23 (9.83%) Time Management
17 23 (9.83%) Aerospace
18 22 (9.40%) Validation
18 22 (9.40%) Configuration Management
18 22 (9.40%) Business Analysis

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 (5.98%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (1.28%) Apache
2 3 (1.28%) IIS
3 2 (0.85%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (10.26%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (8.55%) Autodesk Inventor
3 5 (2.14%) AutoCAD
3 5 (2.14%) PTC Creo
3 5 (2.14%) Siemens NX
3 5 (2.14%) Windchill
4 4 (1.71%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (1.28%) CATIA
6 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.85%) SPSS
7 1 (0.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.43%) OrCAD
7 1 (0.43%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 33 (14.10%) SAP PLM
2 21 (8.97%) Oracle EBS
3 19 (8.12%) SAP CO
3 19 (8.12%) SAP FI
3 19 (8.12%) SAP FI/CO
3 19 (8.12%) SAP GTS
3 19 (8.12%) SAP HR
3 19 (8.12%) SAP MM
3 19 (8.12%) SAP PM
3 19 (8.12%) SAP PS
3 19 (8.12%) SAP R/3
3 19 (8.12%) SAP VC
3 19 (8.12%) Teamcenter
4 11 (4.70%) SAP S/4HANA
5 10 (4.27%) SAP Retail
6 9 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
7 3 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (1.28%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.85%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.43%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 27 (11.54%) SaaS
2 8 (3.42%) GitHub
2 8 (3.42%) Slack
2 8 (3.42%) Trello
3 6 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.14%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.56%) WAN
2 4 (1.71%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.28%) BGP
3 3 (1.28%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.28%) Firewall
3 3 (1.28%) Kerberos
3 3 (1.28%) LAN
3 3 (1.28%) LDAP
3 3 (1.28%) MPLS
3 3 (1.28%) OSPF
3 3 (1.28%) SAN
3 3 (1.28%) Unified Communications
4 2 (0.85%) SNMP
5 1 (0.43%) EIGRP
5 1 (0.43%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (9.83%) Oracle Database
2 19 (8.12%) GIS
3 8 (3.42%) SQL Server
4 5 (2.14%) Big Data
5 3 (1.28%) Data Lake
5 3 (1.28%) Relational Database
6 2 (0.85%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.85%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.85%) SAP HANA
7 1 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.43%) OLAP
7 1 (0.43%) OLAP Cube
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.43%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (4.27%) Jenkins
2 9 (3.85%) JIRA
3 8 (3.42%) Maven
4 2 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (0.43%) CANoe
General
1 67 (28.63%) Finance
2 52 (22.22%) Manufacturing
3 49 (20.94%) Retail
4 23 (9.83%) Aerospace
5 18 (7.69%) Marketing
6 17 (7.26%) Banking
7 8 (3.42%) Automotive
8 6 (2.56%) Billing
9 5 (2.14%) Electronics
10 3 (1.28%) Back Office
11 2 (0.85%) French Language
11 2 (0.85%) Military
12 1 (0.43%) Games
12 1 (0.43%) Japanese Language
12 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (16.24%) Consultant
2 34 (14.53%) SAP Consultant
2 34 (14.53%) SAP PLM Consultant
3 32 (13.68%) Analyst
4 22 (9.40%) Product Manager
5 19 (8.12%) Developer
5 19 (8.12%) SAP Manager
5 19 (8.12%) SAP PM Consultant
6 17 (7.26%) Java Developer
7 15 (6.41%) Systems Analyst
8 14 (5.98%) Architect
9 13 (5.56%) Project Manager
10 12 (5.13%) SAP PLM Specialist
11 10 (4.27%) Digital Innovation Manager
12 9 (3.85%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.85%) Senior Java Developer
13 8 (3.42%) Data Manager
13 8 (3.42%) Digital Project Manager
14 7 (2.99%) Business Architect
15 6 (2.56%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (8.97%) Middleware
1 21 (8.97%) Oracle Fusion
2 19 (8.12%) BAPI
2 19 (8.12%) IDoc
3 17 (7.26%) Spring
4 9 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 9 (3.85%) HTML
4 9 (3.85%) HTML5
4 9 (3.85%) jBPM
4 9 (3.85%) Spring Batch
5 8 (3.42%) Hibernate
5 8 (3.42%) RESTful
5 8 (3.42%) Spring Boot
5 8 (3.42%) Web Services
6 2 (0.85%) SAP Basis
7 1 (0.43%) DirectX
7 1 (0.43%) MDX
7 1 (0.43%) OpenGL
7 1 (0.43%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (0.43%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 25 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (8.97%) Life Science
3 20 (8.55%) Computer Science
4 14 (5.98%) Fat Client
4 14 (5.98%) Thin Client
5 12 (5.13%) Greenfield Project
6 8 (3.42%) 3D Printing
6 8 (3.42%) Cloud Native
6 8 (3.42%) User Experience
6 8 (3.42%) Virtual Team
7 7 (2.99%) Data Centre
8 5 (2.14%) Management Information System
9 4 (1.71%) SWIFT
10 3 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.28%) Smart Meter
10 3 (1.28%) Video Conferencing
11 2 (0.85%) Fintech
11 2 (0.85%) Home Automation
12 1 (0.43%) CAN bus
12 1 (0.43%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 33 (14.10%) Windows
2 22 (9.40%) Windows Server
3 11 (4.70%) Linux
4 7 (2.99%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (32.05%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (18.80%) Data Management
3 42 (17.95%) CAD
4 34 (14.53%) Project Management
5 33 (14.10%) PDM
6 29 (12.39%) Change Management
6 29 (12.39%) Document Management
7 28 (11.97%) Logistics
8 25 (10.68%) EAM
9 24 (10.26%) Mentoring
9 24 (10.26%) User Acceptance Testing
10 23 (9.83%) Time Management
11 22 (9.40%) Business Analysis
11 22 (9.40%) Configuration Management
11 22 (9.40%) Validation
12 21 (8.97%) Information Management
12 21 (8.97%) Presales
13 20 (8.55%) ERP
13 20 (8.55%) Stakeholder Management
14 19 (8.12%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 27 (11.54%) Java
2 17 (7.26%) Shell Script
3 10 (4.27%) C
4 7 (2.99%) ABAP
4 7 (2.99%) Python
5 5 (2.14%) SQL
6 2 (0.85%) C#
6 2 (0.85%) R
7 1 (0.43%) Assembly Language
7 1 (0.43%) C++
7 1 (0.43%) Embedded C
7 1 (0.43%) Lua
7 1 (0.43%) MATLAB
7 1 (0.43%) Perl
Qualifications
1 46 (19.66%) Degree
2 8 (3.42%) SC Cleared
2 8 (3.42%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.28%) MBA
4 3 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.85%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (0.85%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.43%) HNC
6 1 (0.43%) ISEB
6 1 (0.43%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.43%) PhD
6 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.14%) QA
1 5 (2.14%) SLA
2 3 (1.28%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.28%) PMO
3 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.85%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 85 (36.32%) SAP
2 38 (16.24%) Oracle
3 27 (11.54%) Cognizant
4 21 (8.97%) JD Edwards
4 21 (8.97%) PeopleSoft
5 19 (8.12%) Microsoft
6 18 (7.69%) Siemens
7 10 (4.27%) Ariba
7 10 (4.27%) PTC
8 5 (2.14%) ANSYS
8 5 (2.14%) Google
8 5 (2.14%) VMware
9 4 (1.71%) Citrix
10 3 (1.28%) Cisco
10 3 (1.28%) NetApp
10 3 (1.28%) Riverbed
11 2 (0.85%) Avaya
11 2 (0.85%) Concur
11 2 (0.85%) Pegasus
12 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com