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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Manufacturing
Rank 128 136 99
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -37
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 138 110 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.89% 1.64% 2.61%
As % of the General category 4.59% 5.01% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 112 77 171
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £58,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+1.11% +5.88%
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
3006 2195 2659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.12% 32.73% 33.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2552 1778 2317
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 2014. 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 -1 88 £42,500 +21.42% 9
Cheshire 0 22 £41,500 +0.60% 7
Merseyside +15 14 £42,500 +51.78% 2
Lancashire -3 5 £47,500 +26.66% 5
Cumbria - 4 - - 1
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 133 (44.93%) SAP
2 93 (31.42%) Finance
3 80 (27.03%) Microsoft
4 69 (23.31%) Degree
5 68 (22.97%) ERP
6 57 (19.26%) SQL Server
7 54 (18.24%) MS Excel
8 50 (16.89%) Logistics
9 43 (14.53%) SQL
10 40 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
10 40 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
11 39 (13.18%) SAP FI
11 39 (13.18%) SAP FI/CO
11 39 (13.18%) SAP CO
12 38 (12.84%) .NET
13 37 (12.50%) Windows
14 35 (11.82%) Project Management
15 28 (9.46%) C#
16 27 (9.12%) Retail
17 26 (8.78%) MS Office
18 25 (8.45%) Dynamics AX
19 23 (7.77%) Oracle
19 23 (7.77%) SharePoint
19 23 (7.77%) SQL Server 2008
20 21 (7.09%) JavaScript
20 21 (7.09%) VMware
21 20 (6.76%) Computer Science
22 19 (6.42%) ABAP
22 19 (6.42%) CRM
23 18 (6.08%) ASP.NET

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 23 (7.77%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 6 (2.03%) WebLogic
3 6 (2.03%) IIS
4 5 (1.69%) WebLogic Portal
5 4 (1.35%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (1.01%) Exchange Server 2013
7 2 (0.68%) Liferay
7 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.34%) SAS
8 1 (0.34%) CMS
8 1 (0.34%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.34%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 54 (18.24%) MS Excel
2 26 (8.78%) MS Office
3 8 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.03%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.34%) PrintSoft PReS
5 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 39 (13.18%) SAP FI
1 39 (13.18%) SAP FI/CO
1 39 (13.18%) SAP CO
2 25 (8.45%) Dynamics AX
3 18 (6.08%) Dynamics NAV
4 17 (5.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 17 (5.74%) SAP QM
5 16 (5.41%) SAP SCM
6 14 (4.73%) SAP BPC
7 11 (3.72%) Magento
8 10 (3.38%) Oracle ERP
9 9 (3.04%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 8 (2.70%) SAP MM
11 7 (2.36%) SAP SD
12 6 (2.03%) SAP PP
12 6 (2.03%) Dynamics GP
13 5 (1.69%) SAP WM
14 4 (1.35%) SAP APO
14 4 (1.35%) SAP Business One
15 2 (0.68%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.69%) TCP/IP
1 5 (1.69%) SAN
2 4 (1.35%) WAN
3 3 (1.01%) LAN
4 2 (0.68%) Intranet
4 2 (0.68%) Network Security
5 1 (0.34%) Firewall
5 1 (0.34%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (19.26%) SQL Server
2 23 (7.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (5.07%) SAP BW
4 14 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
5 11 (3.72%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.04%) Crystal Reports
7 8 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
8 7 (2.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.03%) MS Access
10 4 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
10 4 (1.35%) SAP Data Services
10 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.68%) SAP BI
11 2 (0.68%) DTS
11 2 (0.68%) Star Schema
12 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
12 1 (0.34%) BODI
12 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 5 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (1.35%) Visual Studio
3 3 (1.01%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.01%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (0.68%) JUnit
4 2 (0.68%) Mockito
4 2 (0.68%) LSMW
4 2 (0.68%) Maven
5 1 (0.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.34%) Hudson
5 1 (0.34%) Gradle
General
1 93 (31.42%) Finance
2 27 (9.12%) Retail
3 14 (4.73%) Advertising
4 13 (4.39%) German Language
5 11 (3.72%) Marketing
6 9 (3.04%) Electronics
6 9 (3.04%) Legal
7 8 (2.70%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.70%) General Ledger
7 8 (2.70%) Banking
8 7 (2.36%) Billing
9 6 (2.03%) Aerospace
10 5 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.68%) Automotive
11 2 (0.68%) Law
12 1 (0.34%) Local Government
12 1 (0.34%) French Language
12 1 (0.34%) Norwegian Language
12 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.34%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 77 (26.01%) Consultant
2 48 (16.22%) Analyst
3 47 (15.88%) SAP Consultant
4 36 (12.16%) Developer
5 31 (10.47%) SAP Analyst
6 23 (7.77%) Business Analyst
7 19 (6.42%) Project Manager
7 19 (6.42%) SAP Business Analyst
8 16 (5.41%) IT Manager
9 14 (4.73%) Business Consultant
10 13 (4.39%) SAP QM Consultant
11 11 (3.72%) Senior Consultant
12 10 (3.38%) Technical Support
12 10 (3.38%) .NET Developer
12 10 (3.38%) Business Transformation Consultant
13 9 (3.04%) Senior SAP Consultant
14 8 (2.70%) Technical Leader
14 8 (2.70%) Technical Engineer
14 8 (2.70%) Senior Analyst
14 8 (2.70%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (12.84%) .NET
2 18 (6.08%) ASP.NET
3 17 (5.74%) XML
3 17 (5.74%) .NET Framework
4 16 (5.41%) HTML
5 11 (3.72%) CSS
6 10 (3.38%) EDI
6 10 (3.38%) jQuery
6 10 (3.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (2.70%) BAPI
7 8 (2.70%) XSL
8 7 (2.36%) Web Dynpro
8 7 (2.36%) SAP ALE
9 6 (2.03%) WPF
9 6 (2.03%) SAP CO-PA
10 5 (1.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (1.69%) Middleware
10 5 (1.69%) Web Services
11 3 (1.01%) Classic ASP
11 3 (1.01%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (6.76%) Computer Science
3 18 (6.08%) Management Information System
4 11 (3.72%) FMCG
5 7 (2.36%) DTV
6 6 (2.03%) AS400
6 6 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.01%) Life Science
7 3 (1.01%) LIMS
8 2 (0.68%) NHS
8 2 (0.68%) Robotics
9 1 (0.34%) Mechatronics
9 1 (0.34%) Physics
9 1 (0.34%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.34%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.34%) Blackberry
9 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 37 (12.50%) Windows
2 16 (5.41%) Linux
3 12 (4.05%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (3.38%) Windows 7
4 10 (3.38%) Windows XP
5 8 (2.70%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.35%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.34%) UNIX
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (22.97%) ERP
2 50 (16.89%) Logistics
3 40 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
4 35 (11.82%) Project Management
5 19 (6.42%) CRM
6 17 (5.74%) MVC
7 16 (5.41%) Quality Management
7 16 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 15 (5.07%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (5.07%) PRINCE2
9 14 (4.73%) Business Analysis
9 14 (4.73%) Project Planning
9 14 (4.73%) Continuous Improvement
10 13 (4.39%) SAP Implementation
10 13 (4.39%) Data Modelling
11 11 (3.72%) OO
12 10 (3.38%) E-Commerce
12 10 (3.38%) PRINCE
12 10 (3.38%) Systems Analysis
12 10 (3.38%) Business Transformation
Programming Languages
1 43 (14.53%) SQL
2 28 (9.46%) C#
3 21 (7.09%) JavaScript
4 19 (6.42%) ABAP
5 14 (4.73%) T-SQL
6 11 (3.72%) VBScript
6 11 (3.72%) VBA
6 11 (3.72%) PowerShell
7 10 (3.38%) VB
8 8 (2.70%) VB.NET
9 5 (1.69%) Java
10 4 (1.35%) C++
11 2 (0.68%) SAPscript
12 1 (0.34%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.34%) VB6
12 1 (0.34%) X++
12 1 (0.34%) Assembly Language
12 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.34%) C
Qualifications
1 69 (23.31%) Degree
2 16 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (5.07%) Security Cleared
4 10 (3.38%) CIMA
4 10 (3.38%) ACCA
4 10 (3.38%) MCSE
5 7 (2.36%) AAT
6 6 (2.03%) MCP
7 5 (1.69%) CCA
7 5 (1.69%) SC Cleared
8 4 (1.35%) MCITP
9 3 (1.01%) ICAEW
9 3 (1.01%) CIPFA
10 2 (0.68%) HND
10 2 (0.68%) NVQ Level 3
11 1 (0.34%) MBA
11 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.36%) QA
2 6 (2.03%) SLA
3 3 (1.01%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (4.39%) Hyper-V
3 8 (2.70%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.68%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 133 (44.93%) SAP
2 80 (27.03%) Microsoft
3 23 (7.77%) Oracle
4 21 (7.09%) VMware
5 13 (4.39%) Business Objects
6 12 (4.05%) Hyperion
7 8 (2.70%) Adobe
7 8 (2.70%) SYSPRO
8 7 (2.36%) Cisco
9 6 (2.03%) Infor
10 4 (1.35%) Sage
10 4 (1.35%) Autodesk
10 4 (1.35%) Dell
10 4 (1.35%) EMC
10 4 (1.35%) Citrix
11 3 (1.01%) Pegasus
12 2 (0.68%) CODA
12 2 (0.68%) Epicor
12 2 (0.68%) Siebel
12 2 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £42000 - £47000 per annum + pension, health care, bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Good Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Premier Engineering
Salary: £25 - £29 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
People Source
Salary: £275 - £315 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southport
People Source
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + pension, 28 days' holiday, healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
BAE Systems
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
John Crane (Smiths Group)
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package
Posted: 12 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Skelmersdale
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £45k - 55k per year + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Bingley / Cockermouth
Tectre Limited
Salary: £50,000 - £60,000 per year
Posted: 18 days ago
Ormskirk
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 24 days ago
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Home working
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
Sandbach
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: Competitive Salary + Attractive Company Pension + 10% Bonus
Posted: 25 days ago