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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 98 153 106
Rank change year-on-year
+55 -47
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 176 95 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.77% 1.35% 2.28%
As % of the General category 7.18% 3.38% 6.09%
Number of salaries quoted 130 77 135
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -9.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £53,500 £67,500
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
2452 2810 2807
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 38.55% 39.93% 37.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1912 2146 2259
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,875 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +3.23%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +35 62 £45,000 +16.12% 19
Lancashire +21 44 £40,000 +45.45% 5
Cheshire +15 44 £50,000 +9.89% 22
Merseyside +12 18 £40,000 +50.94% 3
Cumbria 0 6 £48,750 +54.14% 5
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 99 (31.43%) Degree
2 92 (29.21%) ERP
3 90 (28.57%) SAP
4 82 (26.03%) Microsoft
5 78 (24.76%) Finance
6 64 (20.32%) SQL
7 59 (18.73%) Project Management
8 51 (16.19%) SQL Server
9 46 (14.60%) Windows
10 45 (14.29%) .NET
11 42 (13.33%) Life Science
12 41 (13.02%) MS Excel
13 38 (12.06%) ITIL
14 37 (11.75%) Marketing
15 36 (11.43%) Logistics
16 35 (11.11%) PRINCE2
17 33 (10.48%) CRM
17 33 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
18 32 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
18 32 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
19 30 (9.52%) MS Office
20 29 (9.21%) Telecoms
21 28 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 27 (8.57%) Programme Management
22 27 (8.57%) SDLC
23 26 (8.25%) ASP.NET
24 25 (7.94%) JavaScript
25 23 (7.30%) Retail
25 23 (7.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
25 23 (7.30%) Windows Server 2008

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 9 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.90%) CMS
3 6 (1.90%) Joomla!
4 3 (0.95%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (0.95%) Lync
4 3 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle Application Server
4 3 (0.95%) Oracle 9iAS
5 2 (0.63%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.32%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.32%) IIS
6 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.32%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 41 (13.02%) MS Excel
2 30 (9.52%) MS Office
3 7 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.95%) SOLIDWORKS
5 3 (0.95%) ProjectWise
6 1 (0.32%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.32%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.32%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 23 (7.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 14 (4.44%) Dynamics NAV
2 14 (4.44%) SAP PP
3 11 (3.49%) SAP SD
3 11 (3.49%) SAP QM
4 10 (3.17%) SAP MM
4 10 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (3.17%) SAP CO
5 9 (2.86%) SAP FI/CO
5 9 (2.86%) SAP FI
5 9 (2.86%) SAP SCM
6 8 (2.54%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.95%) SAP MDM
7 3 (0.95%) Primavera
7 3 (0.95%) SAP Business One
7 3 (0.95%) Line 500
7 3 (0.95%) Sage 1000
7 3 (0.95%) SAP HCM
8 2 (0.63%) Oracle EBS R12
8 2 (0.63%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.63%) Office 365
2 1 (0.32%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.03%) Firewall
2 18 (5.71%) DNS
3 17 (5.40%) TCP/IP
4 12 (3.81%) DHCP
5 11 (3.49%) Intranet
6 9 (2.86%) LAN
6 9 (2.86%) VoIP
7 8 (2.54%) WAN
7 8 (2.54%) SAN
8 7 (2.22%) Network Security
9 6 (1.90%) DECT
9 6 (1.90%) Internet
10 4 (1.27%) Ethernet
10 4 (1.27%) iSCSI
11 3 (0.95%) Wireless
11 3 (0.95%) PABX
11 3 (0.95%) VPN
12 2 (0.63%) 802.11
12 2 (0.63%) MPLS
12 2 (0.63%) TACACS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (16.19%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
5 12 (3.81%) Crystal Reports
5 12 (3.81%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (2.86%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.22%) Oracle Database
7 7 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
8 6 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (1.59%) Data Mining
10 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2000
10 4 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.95%) Big Data
11 3 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
11 3 (0.95%) MySQL
11 3 (0.95%) Oracle9i Database
12 2 (0.63%) SAP BW
12 2 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.90%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.59%) Maven
3 4 (1.27%) Subversion
4 2 (0.63%) LSMW
4 2 (0.63%) Selenium
5 1 (0.32%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (0.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.32%) MSTest
5 1 (0.32%) SpecFlow
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.32%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.32%) Toad
5 1 (0.32%) NUnit
General
1 78 (24.76%) Finance
2 37 (11.75%) Marketing
3 29 (9.21%) Telecoms
4 23 (7.30%) Retail
5 22 (6.98%) Electronics
6 16 (5.08%) Pharmaceutical
7 14 (4.44%) Banking
8 12 (3.81%) Advertising
9 10 (3.17%) Automotive
10 8 (2.54%) Aerospace
10 8 (2.54%) Legal
10 8 (2.54%) General Ledger
11 5 (1.59%) Law
12 4 (1.27%) Back Office
13 3 (0.95%) German Language
14 2 (0.63%) French Language
15 1 (0.32%) Norwegian Language
15 1 (0.32%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.32%) Swedish Language
15 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 55 (17.46%) Analyst
2 48 (15.24%) Developer
3 39 (12.38%) Consultant
4 37 (11.75%) Project Manager
5 35 (11.11%) Business Analyst
6 24 (7.62%) SAP Consultant
7 22 (6.98%) IT Project Manager
8 21 (6.67%) Software Developer
9 18 (5.71%) SAP Analyst
10 15 (4.76%) SAP Business Analyst
11 12 (3.81%) IT Manager
11 12 (3.81%) .NET Developer
12 11 (3.49%) Support Engineer
12 11 (3.49%) Software Engineer
13 9 (2.86%) IT Business Analyst
14 8 (2.54%) Technical Manager
14 8 (2.54%) Systems Engineer
15 7 (2.22%) Senior Manager
15 7 (2.22%) Security Analyst
15 7 (2.22%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (14.29%) .NET
2 26 (8.25%) ASP.NET
3 21 (6.67%) HTML
4 19 (6.03%) CSS
5 15 (4.76%) XML
6 12 (3.81%) EDI
7 11 (3.49%) jQuery
8 10 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (2.86%) HTML5
10 8 (2.54%) Spring
11 7 (2.22%) WinForms
11 7 (2.22%) .NET Framework
11 7 (2.22%) Servlets
12 6 (1.90%) CSS3
13 5 (1.59%) RabbitMQ
13 5 (1.59%) REST
13 5 (1.59%) SOAP
13 5 (1.59%) JMS
13 5 (1.59%) WSDL
13 5 (1.59%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 42 (13.33%) Life Science
2 33 (10.48%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (6.35%) DTV
4 17 (5.40%) Computer Science
5 11 (3.49%) Data Centre
6 9 (2.86%) Mathematics
7 8 (2.54%) Management Information System
7 8 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.90%) FMCG
9 5 (1.59%) Social Media
9 5 (1.59%) SCADA
10 4 (1.27%) Statistics
10 4 (1.27%) Replication
10 4 (1.27%) Clustering
10 4 (1.27%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.95%) Enterprise Storage
11 3 (0.95%) NHS
12 2 (0.63%) Data Conversion
12 2 (0.63%) Data Integration
12 2 (0.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 46 (14.60%) Windows
2 23 (7.30%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (3.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (2.54%) Linux
5 8 (2.54%) UNIX
6 7 (2.22%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.90%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.95%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.63%) Windows Vista
9 2 (0.63%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.32%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (29.21%) ERP
2 59 (18.73%) Project Management
3 38 (12.06%) ITIL
4 36 (11.43%) Logistics
5 35 (11.11%) PRINCE2
6 33 (10.48%) CRM
7 32 (10.16%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (10.16%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (8.57%) Programme Management
8 27 (8.57%) SDLC
9 23 (7.30%) Continuous Improvement
10 20 (6.35%) Digital Marketing
10 20 (6.35%) Service Delivery
11 18 (5.71%) Service Management
12 17 (5.40%) Agile Software Development
13 16 (5.08%) E-Commerce
14 15 (4.76%) Quality Management
14 15 (4.76%) Migration
14 15 (4.76%) Business Analysis
14 15 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 64 (20.32%) SQL
2 25 (7.94%) JavaScript
3 22 (6.98%) Java
4 21 (6.67%) C#
5 14 (4.44%) C
5 14 (4.44%) VB.NET
6 11 (3.49%) PHP
7 10 (3.17%) VBScript
7 10 (3.17%) VBA
8 9 (2.86%) VB
8 9 (2.86%) T-SQL
8 9 (2.86%) C++
9 8 (2.54%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.27%) ABAP
11 3 (0.95%) Prolog
11 3 (0.95%) VB6
11 3 (0.95%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.32%) Clojure
12 1 (0.32%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.32%) X++
Qualifications
1 99 (31.43%) Degree
2 17 (5.40%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.13%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.49%) ISEB
4 11 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.22%) ISTQB
5 7 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (1.90%) DV Cleared
7 5 (1.59%) APMP
7 5 (1.59%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 5 (1.59%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 5 (1.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (1.59%) MBA
7 5 (1.59%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 3 (0.95%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.95%) MCTS
8 3 (0.95%) MCITP
8 3 (0.95%) OCP
8 3 (0.95%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.63%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.17%) QA
2 7 (2.22%) SLA
2 7 (2.22%) COBIT
3 6 (1.90%) GAMP
4 5 (1.59%) GMP
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.32%) GxP
5 1 (0.32%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
System Software
1 23 (7.30%) Active Directory
2 7 (2.22%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.95%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.32%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 3 (0.95%) Backup Exec
1 3 (0.95%) SCCM
1 3 (0.95%) SCOM
1 3 (0.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 90 (28.57%) SAP
2 82 (26.03%) Microsoft
3 18 (5.71%) Oracle
4 15 (4.76%) Cisco
5 13 (4.13%) VMware
6 9 (2.86%) Capita
7 8 (2.54%) JDA
8 6 (1.90%) Business Objects
8 6 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (1.27%) Google
9 4 (1.27%) Wonderware
9 4 (1.27%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.95%) Sage
10 3 (0.95%) Epicor
10 3 (0.95%) Citrix
10 3 (0.95%) Cognizant
10 3 (0.95%) CommVault
10 3 (0.95%) IBM
10 3 (0.95%) HP
10 3 (0.95%) Dell
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Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Benefits Package
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Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits
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Posted: Yesterday
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Premier Engineering
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
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