Period
to 22 September 2018

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 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 986 944 1121
Rank change year-on-year -42 +177 -18
Permanent jobs citing PLM 170 248 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.14% 0.065%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.15% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 121 145 83
UK median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £40,500 £36,350
90th Percentile £85,000 £112,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £56,750
% change year-on-year - -3.08% +26.11%

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 151,569 161,769 176,286
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 91.03% 91.55% 90.88%
Number of salaries quoted 120,615 127,769 147,064
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,125 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 22 September 2018.

Salary histogram for PLM in the UK

PLM
Top 12 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 22 September 2018. 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 -33 158 £65,000 +8.33% 31
UK excluding London -38 105 £55,000 - 28
London +11 53 £70,000 -6.67% 4
South East -23 45 £55,000 - 13
Midlands +38 22 £65,000 -23.53% 2
East of England +14 22 £45,000 -51.35% 5
West Midlands +48 21 £65,000 -22.39% 1
South West +14 10 £46,000 +5.14% 5
North of England +5 5 £70,000 +52.17% 2
North West 0 5 £70,000 +16.67% 2
East Midlands 0 1 £47,500 -44.12% 1
Scotland -8 1 - - 1

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, 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 63 (37.06%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (25.29%) Manufacturing
3 40 (23.53%) Project Management
4 39 (22.94%) CAD
5 35 (20.59%) Software Engineering
5 35 (20.59%) Microsoft
6 31 (18.24%) Windows
7 29 (17.06%) Finance
8 25 (14.71%) ERP
8 25 (14.71%) JavaScript
9 24 (14.12%) Aerospace
10 23 (13.53%) SQL Server
10 23 (13.53%) Microsoft Office
11 22 (12.94%) CRM
11 22 (12.94%) Amazon AWS
12 21 (12.35%) Kanban
13 20 (11.76%) Product Management
13 20 (11.76%) JIRA
14 19 (11.18%) SAP
14 19 (11.18%) HTML
14 19 (11.18%) User Stories
14 19 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
14 19 (11.18%) Presales
15 18 (10.59%) Marketing
16 17 (10.00%) Automotive
16 17 (10.00%) Legal
16 17 (10.00%) Analytics
16 17 (10.00%) SaaS
17 16 (9.41%) Degree
18 15 (8.82%) Artificial Intelligence

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 8 (4.71%) CMS
1 8 (4.71%) nginx
2 6 (3.53%) IIS
3 2 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.18%) Confluence
3 2 (1.18%) NetWeaver
3 2 (1.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.18%) Skype for Business
4 1 (0.59%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 23 (13.53%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.12%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (3.53%) Autodesk Inventor
3 6 (3.53%) Windchill
4 4 (2.35%) CATIA
4 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (1.76%) MS Visio
5 3 (1.76%) Siemens NX
6 2 (1.18%) PTC Creo
7 1 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 14 (8.24%) Teamcenter
2 10 (5.88%) SAP PLM
3 8 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (4.71%) SAP R/3
4 6 (3.53%) SAP CO
4 6 (3.53%) SAP FI
4 6 (3.53%) SAP FI/CO
4 6 (3.53%) SAP GTS
4 6 (3.53%) SAP HR
4 6 (3.53%) SAP MM
4 6 (3.53%) SAP PM
4 6 (3.53%) SAP PS
5 5 (2.94%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (2.35%) SAP EHS
6 4 (2.35%) SAP VC
7 2 (1.18%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (1.18%) ENOVIA
7 2 (1.18%) Magento
7 2 (1.18%) SAP ERP
7 2 (1.18%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.94%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (10.00%) SaaS
3 13 (7.65%) GitHub
4 12 (7.06%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (4.12%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.59%) IaaS
6 1 (0.59%) Office 365
6 1 (0.59%) PaaS
6 1 (0.59%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.29%) DHCP
1 9 (5.29%) DNS
1 9 (5.29%) HTTP
2 8 (4.71%) Firewall
3 5 (2.94%) LAN
3 5 (2.94%) NetScaler
3 5 (2.94%) Network Security
3 5 (2.94%) WAN
3 5 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (2.94%) Wireless
4 4 (2.35%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (1.76%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.18%) FTP
6 2 (1.18%) Skype
7 1 (0.59%) BGP
7 1 (0.59%) HSRP
7 1 (0.59%) Internet
7 1 (0.59%) Intranet
7 1 (0.59%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (13.53%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.82%) Blockchain
3 7 (4.12%) Big Data
3 7 (4.12%) Oracle Database
4 6 (3.53%) GIS
4 6 (3.53%) Oracle Database 10g
5 5 (2.94%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.18%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.18%) SAP BW
7 2 (1.18%) SAP HANA
7 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.59%) DB2
8 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.59%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 20 (11.76%) JIRA
2 9 (5.29%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.29%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 6 (3.53%) Jenkins
4 3 (1.76%) Subversion
5 2 (1.18%) Bitbucket
5 2 (1.18%) Maven
5 2 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.59%) Artifactory
6 1 (0.59%) Babel
6 1 (0.59%) Serilog
6 1 (0.59%) Sonatype Nexus
6 1 (0.59%) TeamCity
General
1 43 (25.29%) Manufacturing
2 29 (17.06%) Finance
3 24 (14.12%) Aerospace
4 18 (10.59%) Marketing
5 17 (10.00%) Automotive
5 17 (10.00%) Legal
6 10 (5.88%) Electronics
7 9 (5.29%) Retail
8 6 (3.53%) German Language
9 5 (2.94%) Games
10 3 (1.76%) Banking
10 3 (1.76%) Billing
10 3 (1.76%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 36 (21.18%) Product Manager
2 33 (19.41%) Consultant
3 17 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 14 (8.24%) Architect
4 14 (8.24%) C++ Software Engineer
5 13 (7.65%) C++ Developer
5 13 (7.65%) C++ Software Developer
5 13 (7.65%) Developer
5 13 (7.65%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 13 (7.65%) SAP Consultant
5 13 (7.65%) Software Developer
6 12 (7.06%) Analyst
6 12 (7.06%) Digital Product Manager
6 12 (7.06%) Project Manager
7 10 (5.88%) SAP PLM Consultant
7 10 (5.88%) Technical Manager
8 9 (5.29%) CAD Engineer
8 9 (5.29%) Sales Manager
9 7 (4.12%) Solutions Architect
9 7 (4.12%) Solutions Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (11.18%) HTML
2 15 (8.82%) CSS
3 11 (6.47%) RESTful
4 10 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 10 (5.88%) REST
4 10 (5.88%) Web Services
5 9 (5.29%) Angular 2
5 9 (5.29%) XML
6 8 (4.71%) JSON
6 8 (4.71%) Sass
6 8 (4.71%) Symfony
7 7 (4.12%) HTML5
8 6 (3.53%) BAPI
8 6 (3.53%) IDoc
9 4 (2.35%) Spring
10 3 (1.76%) Lucene
10 3 (1.76%) Velocity
11 2 (1.18%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (1.18%) Spring MVC
11 2 (1.18%) Spring Security
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.18%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (6.47%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (6.47%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.12%) Industry 4.0
3 7 (4.12%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.53%) Blog
4 6 (3.53%) Driving Licence
4 6 (3.53%) Life Science
5 5 (2.94%) PMI
6 4 (2.35%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (2.35%) VHDL
7 3 (1.76%) Wiki
8 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
8 2 (1.18%) Data Structures
8 2 (1.18%) Fintech
9 1 (0.59%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.59%) Equities
9 1 (0.59%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.59%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 31 (18.24%) Windows
2 14 (8.24%) Android
2 14 (8.24%) Linux
3 12 (7.06%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.53%) Windows 7
5 5 (2.94%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.18%) Windows 8
6 2 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (37.06%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (23.53%) Project Management
3 39 (22.94%) CAD
4 35 (20.59%) Software Engineering
5 25 (14.71%) ERP
6 22 (12.94%) CRM
7 21 (12.35%) Kanban
8 20 (11.76%) Product Management
9 19 (11.18%) Presales
9 19 (11.18%) User Stories
10 17 (10.00%) Analytics
11 15 (8.82%) Artificial Intelligence
11 15 (8.82%) B2B
11 15 (8.82%) CAE
11 15 (8.82%) Document Management
12 14 (8.24%) Configuration Management
12 14 (8.24%) Data Management
12 14 (8.24%) Problem-Solving
12 14 (8.24%) Scrum
13 13 (7.65%) Co-Creation
Programming Languages
1 25 (14.71%) JavaScript
2 15 (8.82%) Python
2 15 (8.82%) SQL
3 14 (8.24%) C++
4 13 (7.65%) Java
5 11 (6.47%) C#
6 9 (5.29%) C
6 9 (5.29%) VB
7 8 (4.71%) PHP
8 5 (2.94%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.35%) ABAP
9 4 (2.35%) Groovy
10 2 (1.18%) Ruby
10 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
10 2 (1.18%) XQuery
11 1 (0.59%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (9.41%) Degree
2 12 (7.06%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.71%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.94%) CCNA
5 5 (2.94%) CCNP
5 5 (2.94%) PMI Certification
5 5 (2.94%) PMP
6 3 (1.76%) A+ Certification
6 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (1.18%) MCSA
8 1 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.59%) HNC
8 1 (0.59%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.35%) GAMP
1 4 (2.35%) QA
2 3 (1.76%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.18%) ISO 13485
3 2 (1.18%) ISO 20022
3 2 (1.18%) ISO 26262
4 1 (0.59%) AIFMD
4 1 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (5.88%) Firmware
1 10 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
2 9 (5.29%) Docker
3 8 (4.71%) Varnish
3 8 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (4.12%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.59%) VMware NSX
5 1 (0.59%) Xen
Systems Management
1 2 (1.18%) MOM
2 1 (0.59%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.59%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 35 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 19 (11.18%) SAP
3 14 (8.24%) Oracle
4 10 (5.88%) Cisco
4 10 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
4 10 (5.88%) VMware
5 8 (4.71%) MuleSoft
6 7 (4.12%) Citrix
6 7 (4.12%) Google
6 7 (4.12%) HP
7 5 (2.94%) F5
8 4 (2.35%) Siemens
9 3 (1.76%) IBM
10 2 (1.18%) Autodesk
10 2 (1.18%) Cognizant
10 2 (1.18%) JD Edwards
10 2 (1.18%) McAfee
10 2 (1.18%) NetApp
10 2 (1.18%) PeopleSoft
10 2 (1.18%) Symantec