The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Manufacturing
Rank 30 38 54
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +16
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 24 23 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 6.09% 4.73% 3.01%
As % of the General category 22.64% 16.08% 9.55%
Number of salaries quoted 21 20 15
Median salary £45,000 £38,250 £31,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +23.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £45,250 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.22% +5.88%
Manufacturing
North West

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

General Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
106 143 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 26.90% 29.42% 31.53%
Number of salaries quoted 94 118 139
Median salary £37,500 £33,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -16.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £20,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £60,000 £42,200
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing Manufacturing as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the General category.

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Manufacturing
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Manufacturing Salary Trend in Lancashire

Manufacturing
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016.

Manufacturing Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Manufacturing
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +3 4 £28,000 -37.77%
Chorley - 4 £27,500 -
Blackpool 0 3 £70,000 +143.47%
Blackburn +10 1 £35,000 +6.06%
Skelmersdale -1 1 £40,000 +6.66%
Manufacturing
North West

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing Manufacturing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 19 (31.15%) Retail
2 18 (29.51%) Aerospace
2 18 (29.51%) Project Management
3 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
4 16 (26.23%) Banking
4 16 (26.23%) Life Science
5 15 (24.59%) Degree
5 15 (24.59%) SAP
6 14 (22.95%) Business Analysis
7 13 (21.31%) Logistics
7 13 (21.31%) SAP SCM
7 13 (21.31%) SAP PP
7 13 (21.31%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (19.67%) ERP
9 11 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
10 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
11 9 (14.75%) CRM
11 9 (14.75%) Project Planning
11 9 (14.75%) Change Control
11 9 (14.75%) Big Data
11 9 (14.75%) Cybersecurity
11 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (14.75%) BPSS Clearance
11 9 (14.75%) Matrix Organization
12 8 (13.11%) Dynamics CRM
12 8 (13.11%) Dynamics AX
13 7 (11.48%) Computer Science
13 7 (11.48%) Windows
13 7 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (9.84%) Active Directory

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 3 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.64%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (16.39%) MS Excel
2 4 (6.56%) AutoCAD
3 3 (4.92%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (21.31%) SAP PP
1 13 (21.31%) SAP SCM
2 8 (13.11%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (13.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (3.28%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 2 (3.28%) SAP CO
3 2 (3.28%) SAP FI
3 2 (3.28%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (3.28%) SAP FSCM
4 1 (1.64%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (4.92%) Office 365
2 1 (1.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.64%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.75%) Big Data
2 5 (8.20%) QlikView
3 2 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.28%) MS Access
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.64%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) MSI
1 5 (8.20%) Wise Package Studio
General
1 19 (31.15%) Retail
2 18 (29.51%) Aerospace
3 16 (26.23%) Banking
4 6 (9.84%) Finance
5 2 (3.28%) Back Office
5 2 (3.28%) Front Office
6 1 (1.64%) Danish Language
6 1 (1.64%) Norwegian Language
6 1 (1.64%) Swedish Language
6 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (22.95%) Consultant
1 14 (22.95%) SAP Consultant
2 13 (21.31%) SAP PP Consultant
3 11 (18.03%) Analyst
3 11 (18.03%) Project Manager
4 6 (9.84%) Developer
4 6 (9.84%) IT Manager
4 6 (9.84%) IT Project Manager
4 6 (9.84%) Junior
4 6 (9.84%) Junior IT Manager
4 6 (9.84%) Junior IT Project Manager
4 6 (9.84%) Junior Project Manager
5 5 (8.20%) Applications Packager
5 5 (8.20%) Business Analyst
5 5 (8.20%) Head of Business Systems
5 5 (8.20%) Head of IT
6 4 (6.56%) QlikView Developer
7 3 (4.92%) Associate Project Manager
7 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing Engineer
7 3 (4.92%) QlikView Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) XML
2 2 (3.28%) .NET
3 1 (1.64%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.64%) Classic ASP
3 1 (1.64%) CSS
3 1 (1.64%) HTML
3 1 (1.64%) JSON
3 1 (1.64%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (26.23%) Life Science
2 9 (14.75%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.48%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.56%) FMCG
5 3 (4.92%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Licensing
6 2 (3.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.64%) iSeries
7 1 (1.64%) User Experience
7 1 (1.64%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 7 (11.48%) Windows
2 6 (9.84%) Windows 7
3 5 (8.20%) Windows 2000
3 5 (8.20%) Windows NT
3 5 (8.20%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.64%) Android
4 1 (1.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.64%) OpenVMS
4 1 (1.64%) VMS
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (29.51%) Project Management
2 14 (22.95%) Business Analysis
3 13 (21.31%) Continuous Improvement
3 13 (21.31%) Logistics
4 12 (19.67%) ERP
5 11 (18.03%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (14.75%) Change Control
6 9 (14.75%) CRM
6 9 (14.75%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (14.75%) Matrix Organization
6 9 (14.75%) Project Planning
7 7 (11.48%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (9.84%) Change Management
8 6 (9.84%) Risk Management
8 6 (9.84%) Software Delivery
9 5 (8.20%) Application Packaging
9 5 (8.20%) Lean Manufacturing
9 5 (8.20%) Six Sigma
9 5 (8.20%) Software Deployment
10 4 (6.56%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.84%) SQL
1 6 (9.84%) VB
2 5 (8.20%) VBScript
3 3 (4.92%) VBA
4 2 (3.28%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.64%) C#
5 1 (1.64%) RPG
5 1 (1.64%) RPG IV
5 1 (1.64%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.64%) VB6
Qualifications
1 15 (24.59%) Degree
2 9 (14.75%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (8.20%) HNC
3 5 (8.20%) HND
4 4 (6.56%) SC Cleared
4 4 (6.56%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) QA
System Software
1 6 (9.84%) Active Directory
2 5 (8.20%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (8.20%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (8.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) AppDNA
1 5 (8.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 17 (27.87%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.59%) SAP
3 6 (9.84%) VMware
4 5 (8.20%) AppSense
4 5 (8.20%) BMC
4 5 (8.20%) Citrix
5 2 (3.28%) Cognos
5 2 (3.28%) Oracle
5 2 (3.28%) Tableau
6 1 (1.64%) Baan
6 1 (1.64%) Epicor
6 1 (1.64%) Infor
6 1 (1.64%) SYSPRO