The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 78 96 87
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -9
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 14 13 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.31% 1.09% 0.93%
As % of the General category 4.24% 3.70% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 10
Average salary £51,500 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+47.14% -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,200 £30,400 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £89,750 £42,250 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Manufacturing
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire General category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

General Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
330 351 330
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 30.87% 29.52% 30.67%
Number of salaries quoted 277 311 280
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +3.52%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the General category.

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Manufacturing
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the Bedfordshire region.

Manufacturing Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Manufacturing
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Manufacturing Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Manufacturing
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 9 £50,500 -
Leighton Buzzard -6 1 £36,000 +4.34%
Biggleswade - 1 £32,500 -
Manufacturing
East of England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Manufacturing also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manufacturing.

1 12 (30.77%) SAP
2 9 (23.08%) ABAP
2 9 (23.08%) Finance
3 7 (17.95%) Retail
3 7 (17.95%) Electronics
3 7 (17.95%) MS Office
4 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
4 5 (12.82%) HNC
4 5 (12.82%) ERP
4 5 (12.82%) ISO 9001
4 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
4 5 (12.82%) LabVIEW
4 5 (12.82%) SAP PP
4 5 (12.82%) JTAG
5 4 (10.26%) Procure-to-pay
5 4 (10.26%) Business Process Mapping
5 4 (10.26%) SAP MM
5 4 (10.26%) Project Management
5 4 (10.26%) SAP SD
5 4 (10.26%) SQL
5 4 (10.26%) Degree
6 3 (7.69%) Logistics
6 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.69%) LSMW
6 3 (7.69%) Business Transformation
6 3 (7.69%) SAP HCM
6 3 (7.69%) FMCG
6 3 (7.69%) Windows
6 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
6 3 (7.69%) Aerospace

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Manufacturing also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Manufacturing. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Office
2 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.56%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (12.82%) SAP PP
2 4 (10.26%) SAP MM
2 4 (10.26%) SAP SD
3 3 (7.69%) SAP HCM
4 2 (5.13%) SAP WM
5 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (2.56%) SAP R/3
5 1 (2.56%) PRMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) ADSL
1 2 (5.13%) Intranet
1 2 (5.13%) VPN
1 2 (5.13%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.56%) SAP BW
1 1 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 5 (12.82%) LabVIEW
2 3 (7.69%) LSMW
3 1 (2.56%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 9 (23.08%) Finance
2 7 (17.95%) Retail
2 7 (17.95%) Electronics
3 3 (7.69%) Aerospace
4 2 (5.13%) Back Office
5 1 (2.56%) Marketing
5 1 (2.56%) German Language
5 1 (2.56%) Avionics
5 1 (2.56%) Automotive
5 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (38.46%) Analyst
2 8 (20.51%) SAP Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) Test Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Project Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 3 (7.69%) Functional Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) SAP Functional Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 3 (7.69%) Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Project Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Technical Manager
7 2 (5.13%) Portfolio Manager
7 2 (5.13%) SAP SD/MM Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Team Leader
7 2 (5.13%) SAP MM Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (5.13%) SAP SD Consultant
8 1 (2.56%) Business Transformation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) WPF
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
1 1 (2.56%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) FMCG
2 2 (5.13%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) SCADA
3 1 (2.56%) Informatics
3 1 (2.56%) PACS
3 1 (2.56%) Health Informatics
3 1 (2.56%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.69%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
2 2 (5.13%) Windows 8
2 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (5.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (12.82%) ERP
2 4 (10.26%) Procure-to-pay
2 4 (10.26%) Business Process Mapping
2 4 (10.26%) Project Management
3 3 (7.69%) Logistics
3 3 (7.69%) Business Analysis
3 3 (7.69%) Business Transformation
3 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.13%) GAP Analysis
4 2 (5.13%) Risk Assessment
4 2 (5.13%) Lean Manufacturing
4 2 (5.13%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.13%) Programme Management
4 2 (5.13%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (2.56%) Project Planning
5 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (2.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (2.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (2.56%) Information Assurance
5 1 (2.56%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (23.08%) ABAP
2 4 (10.26%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) VB
3 1 (2.56%) C#
3 1 (2.56%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (12.82%) HNC
2 4 (10.26%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 1 (2.56%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.56%) CISSP
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.56%) HND
4 1 (2.56%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (12.82%) ISO 9001
1 5 (12.82%) JTAG
2 2 (5.13%) SLA
3 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.56%) QA
3 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (5.13%) Active Directory
1 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 12 (30.77%) SAP
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco
3 2 (5.13%) Spiceworks
4 1 (2.56%) EMC
4 1 (2.56%) Salesforce.com