The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 119 132 106
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -26
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 134 129 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.98% 1.80% 2.51%
As % of the General category 4.96% 4.91% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 97 95 143
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £30,600 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
Manufacturing
England

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

General Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
2701 2628 2695
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 39.91% 36.76% 36.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2034 1991 2172
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +1.19%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Manufacturing
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Manufacturing Salary Trend in the North West

Manufacturing
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 April 2015.

Manufacturing Salary Histogram in the North West

Manufacturing
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Manchester -6 61 £40,000 -5.88% 18
Cheshire +1 32 £45,000 +36.36% 14
Lancashire +13 20 £50,000 +35.13% 7
Merseyside +14 8 £45,000 -5.26% 4
Cumbria - 6 £52,500 - 4
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 88 (33.33%) SAP
2 77 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 73 (27.65%) ERP
4 61 (23.11%) Finance
5 57 (21.59%) Degree
6 53 (20.08%) SQL Server
7 52 (19.70%) Windows
8 48 (18.18%) MS Excel
9 47 (17.80%) SQL
10 41 (15.53%) Logistics
11 39 (14.77%) MS Office
11 39 (14.77%) Project Management
12 34 (12.88%) .NET
13 32 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
14 28 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
15 26 (9.85%) C#
15 26 (9.85%) JavaScript
15 26 (9.85%) CRM
16 24 (9.09%) Quality Management
17 23 (8.71%) ASP.NET
17 23 (8.71%) SAP QM
18 22 (8.33%) HTML
19 21 (7.95%) CSS
19 21 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
20 20 (7.58%) XML
20 20 (7.58%) PRINCE2
20 20 (7.58%) SAP SCM
21 19 (7.20%) VMware
21 19 (7.20%) Dynamics NAV
22 18 (6.82%) SharePoint

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 18 (6.82%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.41%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.65%) CMS
3 7 (2.65%) SharePoint 2010
4 6 (2.27%) Joomla!
5 5 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (1.14%) IIS
6 3 (1.14%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.76%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.76%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.38%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.38%) Liferay
Applications
1 48 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 39 (14.77%) MS Office
3 10 (3.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.27%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.38%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (8.71%) SAP QM
2 20 (7.58%) SAP SCM
3 19 (7.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 13 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (4.92%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (4.92%) SAP MM
4 13 (4.92%) SAP PP
5 7 (2.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 7 (2.65%) Oracle ERP
6 6 (2.27%) SAP FI/CO
6 6 (2.27%) SAP CO
6 6 (2.27%) SAP FI
6 6 (2.27%) Magento
7 5 (1.89%) SAP SD
7 5 (1.89%) SAP WM
8 4 (1.52%) SAP Business One
9 3 (1.14%) SAP BPC
9 3 (1.14%) SAP MDM
10 2 (0.76%) Movex
10 2 (0.76%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.89%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.92%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.17%) DNS
3 10 (3.79%) Firewall
4 8 (3.03%) SAN
5 6 (2.27%) LAN
5 6 (2.27%) VoIP
5 6 (2.27%) WAN
5 6 (2.27%) Network Security
6 5 (1.89%) DECT
6 5 (1.89%) Internet
6 5 (1.89%) DHCP
7 3 (1.14%) PABX
8 2 (0.76%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.76%) NAS
8 2 (0.76%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.76%) Intranet
9 1 (0.38%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (20.08%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (5.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (3.79%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (3.03%) SQL Server 2005
6 7 (2.65%) Relational Database
6 7 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (1.89%) SAP BW
8 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.76%) MS Access
10 2 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.38%) SAP BI
11 1 (0.38%) DTS
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.38%) SAP Data Services
11 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (2.65%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.52%) Subversion
2 4 (1.52%) Maven
3 2 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.76%) LSMW
4 1 (0.38%) JUnit
4 1 (0.38%) Toad
4 1 (0.38%) Mockito
4 1 (0.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (0.38%) Gradle
General
1 61 (23.11%) Finance
2 17 (6.44%) Retail
3 13 (4.92%) Marketing
4 11 (4.17%) Advertising
4 11 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 9 (3.41%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (3.03%) Automotive
7 7 (2.65%) Electronics
8 6 (2.27%) Legal
8 6 (2.27%) German Language
9 3 (1.14%) French Language
10 2 (0.76%) Norwegian Language
10 2 (0.76%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.76%) Swedish Language
10 2 (0.76%) Law
10 2 (0.76%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.38%) Banking
11 1 (0.38%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 51 (19.32%) Consultant
2 36 (13.64%) Developer
3 33 (12.50%) Analyst
3 33 (12.50%) SAP Consultant
4 22 (8.33%) Project Manager
5 21 (7.95%) Business Analyst
6 17 (6.44%) IT Manager
6 17 (6.44%) SAP Analyst
7 16 (6.06%) SAP Business Analyst
7 16 (6.06%) Support Engineer
8 14 (5.30%) SAP QM Consultant
9 13 (4.92%) Software Developer
10 11 (4.17%) Technical Support
11 10 (3.79%) Technical Support Engineer
11 10 (3.79%) IT Project Manager
11 10 (3.79%) Technical Engineer
12 7 (2.65%) Senior Project Manager
12 7 (2.65%) Senior Manager
12 7 (2.65%) Senior IT Project Manager
13 6 (2.27%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (12.88%) .NET
2 23 (8.71%) ASP.NET
3 22 (8.33%) HTML
4 21 (7.95%) CSS
5 20 (7.58%) XML
6 15 (5.68%) .NET Framework
7 13 (4.92%) jQuery
8 12 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (4.17%) EDI
10 10 (3.79%) HTML5
11 8 (3.03%) WinForms
12 7 (2.65%) Spring
12 7 (2.65%) CSS3
13 6 (2.27%) Servlets
14 5 (1.89%) Web Dynpro
14 5 (1.89%) BAPI
14 5 (1.89%) SAP ALE
15 4 (1.52%) JSON
15 4 (1.52%) XSL
15 4 (1.52%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.92%) Life Science
3 9 (3.41%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.27%) DTV
5 5 (1.89%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.89%) Mathematics
6 4 (1.52%) Robotics
6 4 (1.52%) FMCG
7 3 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.76%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.76%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.76%) AS400
8 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.76%) NHS
9 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.38%) EPoS
9 1 (0.38%) Replication
9 1 (0.38%) Clustering
9 1 (0.38%) Informatics
9 1 (0.38%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 52 (19.70%) Windows
2 18 (6.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (5.68%) Linux
4 10 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (3.41%) Windows XP
6 6 (2.27%) Windows Mobile
6 6 (2.27%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.89%) UNIX
8 4 (1.52%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.76%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (27.65%) ERP
2 41 (15.53%) Logistics
3 39 (14.77%) Project Management
4 32 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
5 26 (9.85%) CRM
6 24 (9.09%) Quality Management
7 20 (7.58%) PRINCE2
8 18 (6.82%) Continuous Improvement
9 16 (6.06%) Coaching
9 16 (6.06%) ITIL
9 16 (6.06%) Stakeholder Management
10 14 (5.30%) Mentoring
11 13 (4.92%) Service Delivery
11 13 (4.92%) MVC
12 12 (4.55%) Migration
12 12 (4.55%) Data Migration
13 9 (3.41%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (3.41%) Content Management
13 9 (3.41%) Service Management
13 9 (3.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 47 (17.80%) SQL
2 26 (9.85%) JavaScript
2 26 (9.85%) C#
3 13 (4.92%) VBScript
4 12 (4.55%) VBA
5 11 (4.17%) VB.NET
5 11 (4.17%) ABAP
6 9 (3.41%) Java
6 9 (3.41%) PHP
6 9 (3.41%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.03%) VB
8 6 (2.27%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.27%) C++
9 4 (1.52%) C
10 3 (1.14%) VB6
11 2 (0.76%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 57 (21.59%) Degree
2 13 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (2.65%) ACCA
4 7 (2.65%) CIMA
5 6 (2.27%) MBA
6 5 (1.89%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 5 (1.89%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.89%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 5 (1.89%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 4 (1.52%) AAT
8 3 (1.14%) CIPFA
8 3 (1.14%) ICAEW
9 2 (0.76%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.76%) MCSE
10 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.65%) SLA
2 5 (1.89%) QA
3 4 (1.52%) COBIT
3 4 (1.52%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.76%) GAMP
4 2 (0.76%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.38%) GMP
5 1 (0.38%) GxP
5 1 (0.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 18 (6.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.89%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.38%) Firmware
4 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (2.65%) SCCM
2 3 (1.14%) SCOM
2 3 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 88 (33.33%) SAP
2 77 (29.17%) Microsoft
3 19 (7.20%) VMware
4 15 (5.68%) Cisco
5 10 (3.79%) Oracle
6 8 (3.03%) Adobe
7 7 (2.65%) Dell
8 6 (2.27%) SYSPRO
9 5 (1.89%) EMC
9 5 (1.89%) Hyperion
9 5 (1.89%) Sage
10 4 (1.52%) Autodesk
10 4 (1.52%) Google
10 4 (1.52%) Citrix
10 4 (1.52%) Business Objects
11 3 (1.14%) HP
11 3 (1.14%) Pegasus
11 3 (1.14%) Symantec
11 3 (1.14%) Polycom
11 3 (1.14%) Infor
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