Period
to 25 June 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 25 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
UK
6 months to
25 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 995 992 1180
Rank change year-on-year -3 +188 -64
Permanent jobs citing PLM 191 192 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.11% 0.060%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.12% 0.12% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 131 137 71
UK median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% -12.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £42,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £103,500 £81,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £57,500 £56,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year +2.68% +14.87% -11.36%

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 157,893 156,906 180,307
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 90.74% 90.61% 89.98%
Number of salaries quoted 126,632 127,722 149,946
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,190 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.76% +1.45% +1.06%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 25 June 2018.

Salary histogram for PLM in the UK

PLM
Top 15 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 25 June 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 +11 173 £57,500 - 33
UK excluding London +3 131 £57,500 +2.68% 30
South East -12 59 £62,500 +11.61% 6
London -39 45 £55,000 -8.33% 4
East of England +19 31 £45,000 -51.35% 1
Midlands +9 20 £65,000 -23.53% 13
West Midlands +32 18 £65,000 -43.48% 12
South West 0 11 £46,000 -29.23% 5
North of England +20 7 £80,000 +73.91% 4
Yorkshire +23 4 - - 1
North West -5 3 £80,000 +25.49% 3
East Midlands -4 2 - - 1
Wales +15 1 £28,000 -49.09%
Scotland -30 1 - - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (32.98%) CAD
2 58 (30.37%) Manufacturing
3 50 (26.18%) SAP
4 49 (25.65%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (23.56%) Project Management
6 41 (21.47%) Aerospace
7 40 (20.94%) Finance
8 38 (19.90%) Document Management
8 38 (19.90%) ERP
9 34 (17.80%) Software Engineering
10 33 (17.28%) Microsoft
10 33 (17.28%) Presales
11 32 (16.75%) Configuration Management
12 31 (16.23%) Windows
13 28 (14.66%) SAP PLM
14 27 (14.14%) Microsoft Office
15 26 (13.61%) Degree
16 25 (13.09%) Problem-Solving
17 24 (12.57%) Oracle
18 23 (12.04%) Data Management
19 22 (11.52%) Mentoring
20 20 (10.47%) Kanban
20 20 (10.47%) Automotive
20 20 (10.47%) Change Management
21 19 (9.95%) SQL Server
21 19 (9.95%) B2B
22 18 (9.42%) CAE
23 17 (8.90%) SAP PS
23 17 (8.90%) EAM
23 17 (8.90%) SAP R/3

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 10 (5.24%) IIS
2 4 (2.09%) CMS
2 4 (2.09%) nginx
3 2 (1.05%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (1.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.52%) IBM HTTP Server
4 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.52%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 27 (14.14%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (8.90%) Autodesk Inventor
3 9 (4.71%) Windchill
4 7 (3.66%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (3.14%) Siemens NX
6 3 (1.57%) CATIA
6 3 (1.57%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (14.66%) SAP PLM
2 17 (8.90%) SAP CO
2 17 (8.90%) SAP FI
2 17 (8.90%) SAP FI/CO
2 17 (8.90%) SAP GTS
2 17 (8.90%) SAP HR
2 17 (8.90%) SAP MM
2 17 (8.90%) SAP PM
2 17 (8.90%) SAP PS
2 17 (8.90%) SAP R/3
3 11 (5.76%) SAP EHS
3 11 (5.76%) SAP VC
4 5 (2.62%) Shopify
5 4 (2.09%) SAP ERP
5 4 (2.09%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (1.57%) Teamcenter
7 2 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (1.05%) Infor M3
7 2 (1.05%) NetSuite
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 13 (6.81%) SaaS
2 9 (4.71%) GitHub
3 8 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (2.62%) Office 365
5 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
6 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.52%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 12 (6.28%) DHCP
1 12 (6.28%) DNS
2 6 (3.14%) Firewall
3 5 (2.62%) Wireless
4 4 (2.09%) HTTP
4 4 (2.09%) Intrusion Detection
4 4 (2.09%) LAN
4 4 (2.09%) NetScaler
4 4 (2.09%) Network Security
4 4 (2.09%) WAN
4 4 (2.09%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.57%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.57%) RS-232
6 2 (1.05%) FTP
6 2 (1.05%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.52%) ADSL
7 1 (0.52%) Broadband
7 1 (0.52%) Internet
7 1 (0.52%) Intranet
7 1 (0.52%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (9.95%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.90%) GIS
3 12 (6.28%) Oracle Database
4 11 (5.76%) Blockchain
4 11 (5.76%) BusinessObjects
5 10 (5.24%) Oracle Database 10g
6 5 (2.62%) Big Data
6 5 (2.62%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.05%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.52%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (0.52%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 15 (7.85%) JIRA
2 8 (4.19%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 4 (2.09%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.09%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.05%) Maven
General
1 58 (30.37%) Manufacturing
2 41 (21.47%) Aerospace
3 40 (20.94%) Finance
4 20 (10.47%) Automotive
5 15 (7.85%) Marketing
6 13 (6.81%) German Language
7 12 (6.28%) Legal
7 12 (6.28%) Retail
8 7 (3.66%) Banking
8 7 (3.66%) Electronics
9 6 (3.14%) Billing
9 6 (3.14%) General Ledger
10 5 (2.62%) Games
11 1 (0.52%) Advertising
11 1 (0.52%) Law
11 1 (0.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 53 (27.75%) Consultant
2 38 (19.90%) SAP Consultant
3 28 (14.66%) SAP PLM Consultant
4 26 (13.61%) Product Manager
5 19 (9.95%) Developer
6 17 (8.90%) C++ Software Engineer
6 17 (8.90%) Software Engineer
7 16 (8.38%) C++ Developer
7 16 (8.38%) C++ Software Developer
7 16 (8.38%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 16 (8.38%) Software Developer
8 14 (7.33%) Analyst
9 12 (6.28%) Technical Manager
10 11 (5.76%) CAD Engineer
11 10 (5.24%) ERP Consultant
11 10 (5.24%) ERP Implementation Consultant
11 10 (5.24%) Implementation Consultant
11 10 (5.24%) Professional Services Consultant
11 10 (5.24%) Project Manager
11 10 (5.24%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (8.90%) BAPI
1 17 (8.90%) IDoc
2 8 (4.19%) Angular 2
2 8 (4.19%) AngularJS
3 6 (3.14%) REST
3 6 (3.14%) RESTful
4 5 (2.62%) CSS
4 5 (2.62%) HTML
5 4 (2.09%) JSON
5 4 (2.09%) Sass
5 4 (2.09%) Symfony
5 4 (2.09%) XML
6 3 (1.57%) SAP Smart Forms
7 2 (1.05%) COM
7 2 (1.05%) Hibernate
7 2 (1.05%) JMS
7 2 (1.05%) Middleware
7 2 (1.05%) Spring
7 2 (1.05%) XML Schema
7 2 (1.05%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.85%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.81%) Life Science
3 8 (4.19%) Driving Licence
3 8 (4.19%) PMI
3 8 (4.19%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (3.66%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.62%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 4 (2.09%) VHDL
6 4 (2.09%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.57%) CAN bus
7 3 (1.57%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.57%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.05%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.05%) Fintech
8 2 (1.05%) User Experience
9 1 (0.52%) Blog
9 1 (0.52%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.52%) FMCG
9 1 (0.52%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.23%) Windows
2 14 (7.33%) Windows Server
3 8 (4.19%) Linux
4 5 (2.62%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.09%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.57%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (32.98%) CAD
2 49 (25.65%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (23.56%) Project Management
4 38 (19.90%) Document Management
4 38 (19.90%) ERP
5 34 (17.80%) Software Engineering
6 33 (17.28%) Presales
7 32 (16.75%) Configuration Management
8 25 (13.09%) Problem-Solving
9 23 (12.04%) Data Management
10 22 (11.52%) Mentoring
11 20 (10.47%) Change Management
11 20 (10.47%) Kanban
12 19 (9.95%) B2B
13 18 (9.42%) CAE
14 17 (8.90%) CRM
14 17 (8.90%) EAM
14 17 (8.90%) Migration
14 17 (8.90%) PDM
14 17 (8.90%) SAP Implementation
Programming Languages
1 17 (8.90%) C++
2 15 (7.85%) JavaScript
3 14 (7.33%) ABAP
4 13 (6.81%) Python
5 11 (5.76%) Java
5 11 (5.76%) SQL
6 8 (4.19%) C
6 8 (4.19%) C#
6 8 (4.19%) VB
7 4 (2.09%) PHP
7 4 (2.09%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.57%) SAPscript
9 2 (1.05%) XQuery
10 1 (0.52%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.52%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 26 (13.61%) Degree
2 15 (7.85%) Security Cleared
3 14 (7.33%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.19%) PMI Certification
5 6 (3.14%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (2.62%) PMP
7 4 (2.09%) CCNP
7 4 (2.09%) Master's Degree
8 3 (1.57%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.57%) HNC
9 2 (1.05%) A+ Certification
9 2 (1.05%) CCNA
9 2 (1.05%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.19%) GAMP
2 7 (3.66%) QA
3 5 (2.62%) SLA
4 3 (1.57%) DO-160
4 3 (1.57%) DO-254
4 3 (1.57%) IEC 61508
4 3 (1.57%) PMO
5 2 (1.05%) Data Quality
5 2 (1.05%) ISO 20022
5 2 (1.05%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.52%) AIFMD
System Software
1 14 (7.33%) Virtual Machines
2 10 (5.24%) Hyper-V
2 10 (5.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (3.14%) Firmware
4 4 (2.09%) Docker
4 4 (2.09%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 50 (26.18%) SAP
2 33 (17.28%) Microsoft
3 24 (12.57%) Oracle
4 10 (5.24%) VMware
5 7 (3.66%) Siemens
6 6 (3.14%) Cisco
6 6 (3.14%) Citrix
6 6 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (2.09%) Apple
7 4 (2.09%) F5
7 4 (2.09%) HP
7 4 (2.09%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.57%) EMC
8 3 (1.57%) IBM
8 3 (1.57%) Infor
8 3 (1.57%) JD Edwards
8 3 (1.57%) Pegasus
8 3 (1.57%) PTC
9 2 (1.05%) BMC
9 2 (1.05%) Cognizant