Period
to 21 February 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 21 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Product Lifecycle Management (PLM)
UK
6 months to
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1017 1022 1089
Rank change year-on-year +5 +67 -29
Permanent jobs citing PLM 171 165 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.097% 0.094% 0.091%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.10% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 104 109 125
UK median annual salary £59,000 £55,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.27% +15.79% -13.64%
10th Percentile £36,625 £46,250 £33,400
90th Percentile £98,500 £83,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +29.41% -22.73%

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 158,507 157,483 185,033
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.90% 89.53% 88.83%
Number of salaries quoted 128,664 129,785 153,181
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 February 2018.

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 February 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 +23 169 £57,750 +5.00% 54
UK excluding London -4 134 £55,000 - 46
South East -29 57 £62,500 +13.64% 6
North of England +22 38 £47,500 -17.39% 4
London +23 36 £82,500 +15.79% 11
Yorkshire +33 27 £52,000 -0.95%
East of England - 20 £62,500 - 14
Midlands +9 12 £55,000 - 15
West Midlands -10 12 £55,000 - 11
North West -9 9 £45,000 -21.74% 4
South West +9 6 £50,000 -11.11% 4
Scotland -44 2 - - 1
North East - 2 £44,500 -
Northern Ireland - 1 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 75 (43.86%) SAP
2 46 (26.90%) Finance
3 44 (25.73%) Data Management
4 36 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (20.47%) CAD
6 32 (18.71%) Manufacturing
7 30 (17.54%) Aerospace
8 28 (16.37%) Degree
9 27 (15.79%) Retail
9 27 (15.79%) Document Management
9 27 (15.79%) Configuration Management
9 27 (15.79%) Project Management
10 26 (15.20%) Presales
11 24 (14.04%) Autodesk Inventor
11 24 (14.04%) IDoc
11 24 (14.04%) SAP Implementation
11 24 (14.04%) SAP GTS
11 24 (14.04%) SAP CO
11 24 (14.04%) SAP PM
11 24 (14.04%) GIS
11 24 (14.04%) SAP FI/CO
11 24 (14.04%) BAPI
11 24 (14.04%) SAP HR
11 24 (14.04%) SAP R/3
11 24 (14.04%) SAP FI
11 24 (14.04%) SAP MM
11 24 (14.04%) SAP PS
11 24 (14.04%) EAM
12 22 (12.87%) ERP
13 20 (11.70%) Master Data Management

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 4 (2.34%) Oracle Workflow
2 3 (1.75%) Apache
2 3 (1.75%) IIS
3 1 (0.58%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.58%) SAP Portal
Applications
1 24 (14.04%) Autodesk Inventor
2 10 (5.85%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (4.09%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (2.34%) Siemens NX
4 4 (2.34%) Windchill
5 3 (1.75%) CATIA
6 1 (0.58%) Abaqus
Business Applications
1 24 (14.04%) SAP CO
1 24 (14.04%) SAP FI
1 24 (14.04%) SAP FI/CO
1 24 (14.04%) SAP GTS
1 24 (14.04%) SAP HR
1 24 (14.04%) SAP MM
1 24 (14.04%) SAP PM
1 24 (14.04%) SAP PS
1 24 (14.04%) SAP R/3
2 19 (11.11%) SAP PLM
3 9 (5.26%) SAP VC
3 9 (5.26%) Teamcenter
4 7 (4.09%) SAP S/4HANA
5 4 (2.34%) SAP ERP
5 4 (2.34%) Shopify
6 3 (1.75%) SAP Retail
7 2 (1.17%) NetSuite
7 2 (1.17%) SAP EHS
8 1 (0.58%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.58%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.43%) SaaS
2 4 (2.34%) Office 365
3 3 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.34%) Ethernet
1 4 (2.34%) RS-232
2 3 (1.75%) Kerberos
3 2 (1.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.58%) BGP
4 1 (0.58%) EIGRP
4 1 (0.58%) LAN
4 1 (0.58%) MPLS
4 1 (0.58%) Network Security
4 1 (0.58%) OSPF
4 1 (0.58%) Unified Communications
4 1 (0.58%) WAN
4 1 (0.58%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.04%) GIS
2 5 (2.92%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.34%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.17%) Big Data
4 2 (1.17%) BusinessObjects
4 2 (1.17%) SAP HANA
5 1 (0.58%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (1.17%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.58%) Jenkins
General
1 46 (26.90%) Finance
2 32 (18.71%) Manufacturing
3 30 (17.54%) Aerospace
4 27 (15.79%) Retail
5 19 (11.11%) Marketing
6 4 (2.34%) Electronics
7 3 (1.75%) Games
8 2 (1.17%) Automotive
8 2 (1.17%) French Language
8 2 (1.17%) Military
9 1 (0.58%) Advertising
9 1 (0.58%) Banking
9 1 (0.58%) German Language
Job Titles
1 31 (18.13%) Analyst
2 30 (17.54%) Consultant
2 30 (17.54%) SAP Consultant
3 26 (15.20%) SAP PLM Consultant
4 18 (10.53%) SAP PM Consultant
5 15 (8.77%) Product Manager
6 13 (7.60%) Data Manager
7 11 (6.43%) Master Data Manager
8 9 (5.26%) Data Analyst
8 9 (5.26%) IT Manager
8 9 (5.26%) SAP Manager
9 7 (4.09%) Architect
9 7 (4.09%) Lead Test Analyst
9 7 (4.09%) SAP Data Manager
9 7 (4.09%) SAP Master Data Manager
9 7 (4.09%) SAP PLM Specialist
9 7 (4.09%) Test Analyst
9 7 (4.09%) Test Leader
10 6 (3.51%) SAP Analyst
10 6 (3.51%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (14.04%) BAPI
1 24 (14.04%) IDoc
2 3 (1.75%) LDAP
3 2 (1.17%) SAP Basis
4 1 (0.58%) SAP Smart Forms
4 1 (0.58%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.77%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.26%) Mobile App
3 7 (4.09%) Management Information System
4 6 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.34%) CAN bus
5 4 (2.34%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.34%) SWIFT
5 4 (2.34%) Thin Client
5 4 (2.34%) User Experience
5 4 (2.34%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.58%) EPoS
6 1 (0.58%) FMCG
6 1 (0.58%) Life Science
6 1 (0.58%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (0.58%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.02%) Windows
2 4 (2.34%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.75%) Android
3 3 (1.75%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.75%) Linux
3 3 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (25.73%) Data Management
2 36 (21.05%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (20.47%) CAD
4 27 (15.79%) Configuration Management
4 27 (15.79%) Document Management
4 27 (15.79%) Project Management
5 26 (15.20%) Presales
6 24 (14.04%) EAM
6 24 (14.04%) SAP Implementation
7 22 (12.87%) ERP
8 20 (11.70%) Master Data Management
9 19 (11.11%) Coaching
9 19 (11.11%) Mentoring
10 15 (8.77%) Stakeholder Management
11 14 (8.19%) Change Management
12 13 (7.60%) User Stories
13 12 (7.02%) PDM
14 11 (6.43%) Waterfall
15 10 (5.85%) Business Development
15 10 (5.85%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (6.43%) SQL
2 4 (2.34%) Java
3 3 (1.75%) ABAP
3 3 (1.75%) C
4 1 (0.58%) C++
4 1 (0.58%) Perl
4 1 (0.58%) SAPscript
4 1 (0.58%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.58%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (16.37%) Degree
2 12 (7.02%) SC Cleared
2 12 (7.02%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (2.34%) Master's Degree
5 3 (1.75%) HNC
5 3 (1.75%) ISTQB
5 3 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (1.17%) HND
6 2 (1.17%) MBA
7 1 (0.58%) ISEB
7 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.77%) QA
2 4 (2.34%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.34%) DO-160
2 4 (2.34%) DO-254
2 4 (2.34%) IEC 61508
2 4 (2.34%) SLA
3 3 (1.75%) PMO
4 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.75%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 75 (43.86%) SAP
2 18 (10.53%) Oracle
3 12 (7.02%) Microsoft
4 7 (4.09%) Siemens
5 4 (2.34%) EMC
6 3 (1.75%) Ariba
6 3 (1.75%) BMC
6 3 (1.75%) Citrix
6 3 (1.75%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.17%) Apple
7 2 (1.17%) IBM
7 2 (1.17%) PTC
7 2 (1.17%) VMware
8 1 (0.58%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.58%) Epicor
8 1 (0.58%) Infor
8 1 (0.58%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.58%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.58%) Remedy
8 1 (0.58%) Sage