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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 125 122 94
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -28
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 124 125 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 1.81% 1.87% 2.81%
As % of the General category 4.50% 5.20% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 93 90 167
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,250 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,750
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.02%
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
2756 2404 2674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 40.25% 36.00% 35.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2177 1895 2162
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -14 53 £35,000 -22.22% 14
Cheshire -4 33 £38,750 -13.88% 14
Lancashire +12 19 £47,500 +28.37% 5
Merseyside +15 8 £45,000 -21.73% 1
Cumbria - 3 - - 1
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 108 (36.73%) SAP
2 88 (29.93%) Microsoft
3 81 (27.55%) Finance
4 78 (26.53%) ERP
5 69 (23.47%) Degree
6 61 (20.75%) SQL Server
7 54 (18.37%) Windows
7 54 (18.37%) MS Excel
8 46 (15.65%) SQL
9 45 (15.31%) Project Management
10 42 (14.29%) Logistics
11 37 (12.59%) .NET
11 37 (12.59%) MS Office
12 36 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
13 35 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
14 31 (10.54%) CRM
15 27 (9.18%) SQL Server 2008
16 26 (8.84%) JavaScript
17 25 (8.50%) C#
18 23 (7.82%) Continuous Improvement
18 23 (7.82%) Dynamics NAV
19 22 (7.48%) Retail
19 22 (7.48%) PRINCE2
19 22 (7.48%) VMware
20 21 (7.14%) SharePoint
20 21 (7.14%) ASP.NET
20 21 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
21 20 (6.80%) SAP QM
22 19 (6.46%) Quality Management
22 19 (6.46%) SAP FI/CO

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 21 (7.14%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.06%) MS Exchange
3 7 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (2.38%) CMS
4 6 (2.04%) Joomla!
5 5 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.70%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.36%) IIS
7 2 (0.68%) IBM Notes
7 2 (0.68%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.34%) Liferay
8 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.34%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 54 (18.37%) MS Excel
2 37 (12.59%) MS Office
3 10 (3.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (2.04%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.34%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 23 (7.82%) Dynamics NAV
2 21 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
3 20 (6.80%) SAP QM
4 19 (6.46%) SAP FI/CO
4 19 (6.46%) SAP CO
4 19 (6.46%) SAP FI
5 18 (6.12%) Dynamics CRM
6 16 (5.44%) SAP SCM
7 11 (3.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 11 (3.74%) SAP MM
8 10 (3.40%) Oracle ERP
8 10 (3.40%) Magento
9 9 (3.06%) SAP BPC
10 8 (2.72%) SAP PP
11 5 (1.70%) SAP MDM
11 5 (1.70%) SAP SD
11 5 (1.70%) SAP WM
12 3 (1.02%) Dynamics GP
12 3 (1.02%) SAP Business One
12 3 (1.02%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.06%) DNS
3 8 (2.72%) SAN
4 7 (2.38%) Firewall
5 6 (2.04%) WAN
5 6 (2.04%) LAN
6 4 (1.36%) VoIP
6 4 (1.36%) Network Security
7 3 (1.02%) PABX
7 3 (1.02%) DHCP
7 3 (1.02%) DECT
7 3 (1.02%) Internet
8 2 (0.68%) Intranet
8 2 (0.68%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.68%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.68%) NAS
9 1 (0.34%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 27 (9.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (5.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (4.42%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (3.40%) Crystal Reports
5 10 (3.40%) SAP BW
6 9 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (3.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (3.06%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (1.02%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (0.68%) MS Access
8 2 (0.68%) DTS
8 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.34%) BODI
9 1 (0.34%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.34%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 9 (3.06%) Visual Studio
2 4 (1.36%) Maven
2 4 (1.36%) LSMW
3 3 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (1.02%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 2 (0.68%) Subversion
5 1 (0.34%) Mockito
5 1 (0.34%) Gradle
5 1 (0.34%) JUnit
General
1 81 (27.55%) Finance
2 22 (7.48%) Retail
3 17 (5.78%) Marketing
4 12 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.08%) Advertising
5 11 (3.74%) Pharmaceutical
6 10 (3.40%) Electronics
6 10 (3.40%) German Language
7 7 (2.38%) Automotive
8 4 (1.36%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.36%) Legal
9 3 (1.02%) French Language
10 2 (0.68%) Law
10 2 (0.68%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.68%) Norwegian Language
10 2 (0.68%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.68%) Swedish Language
11 1 (0.34%) Local Government
11 1 (0.34%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 67 (22.79%) Consultant
2 36 (12.24%) SAP Consultant
3 34 (11.56%) Developer
4 33 (11.22%) Analyst
5 22 (7.48%) Project Manager
6 20 (6.80%) Business Analyst
6 20 (6.80%) IT Manager
7 16 (5.44%) SAP Analyst
7 16 (5.44%) Support Engineer
8 14 (4.76%) SAP QM Consultant
8 14 (4.76%) SAP Business Analyst
9 12 (4.08%) Business Consultant
10 11 (3.74%) Technical Support
11 10 (3.40%) .NET Developer
11 10 (3.40%) Technical Support Engineer
11 10 (3.40%) Technical Engineer
11 10 (3.40%) Business Transformation Consultant
12 9 (3.06%) IT Project Manager
13 8 (2.72%) Software Developer
13 8 (2.72%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (12.59%) .NET
2 21 (7.14%) ASP.NET
3 18 (6.12%) XML
3 18 (6.12%) HTML
4 15 (5.10%) CSS
5 14 (4.76%) .NET Framework
6 12 (4.08%) EDI
7 11 (3.74%) jQuery
8 9 (3.06%) WinForms
9 8 (2.72%) HTML5
9 8 (2.72%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (2.38%) SAP ALE
10 7 (2.38%) CSS3
10 7 (2.38%) Web Dynpro
10 7 (2.38%) BAPI
11 6 (2.04%) SAP CO-PA
11 6 (2.04%) Spring
12 5 (1.70%) WPF
13 4 (1.36%) XSL
13 4 (1.36%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 35 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.08%) Life Science
3 11 (3.74%) Computer Science
3 11 (3.74%) FMCG
3 11 (3.74%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.72%) DTV
5 6 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.70%) Mathematics
7 4 (1.36%) Robotics
8 3 (1.02%) AS400
9 2 (0.68%) NHS
9 2 (0.68%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.68%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.34%) Statistics
10 1 (0.34%) Mechatronics
10 1 (0.34%) Informatics
10 1 (0.34%) Physics
10 1 (0.34%) Biotechnology
10 1 (0.34%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 54 (18.37%) Windows
2 19 (6.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (5.78%) Linux
4 11 (3.74%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (3.74%) Windows XP
5 7 (2.38%) Windows 8
6 6 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
7 5 (1.70%) UNIX
8 4 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (1.02%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (26.53%) ERP
2 45 (15.31%) Project Management
3 42 (14.29%) Logistics
4 36 (12.24%) Business Intelligence
5 31 (10.54%) CRM
6 23 (7.82%) Continuous Improvement
7 22 (7.48%) PRINCE2
8 19 (6.46%) Quality Management
9 18 (6.12%) Stakeholder Management
10 17 (5.78%) Coaching
11 14 (4.76%) ITIL
12 13 (4.42%) Mentoring
13 12 (4.08%) OO
13 12 (4.08%) Service Management
14 11 (3.74%) Agile Software Development
14 11 (3.74%) Systems Analysis
14 11 (3.74%) Data Migration
14 11 (3.74%) Migration
14 11 (3.74%) Service Delivery
14 11 (3.74%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 46 (15.65%) SQL
2 26 (8.84%) JavaScript
3 25 (8.50%) C#
4 16 (5.44%) ABAP
5 13 (4.42%) VBScript
6 12 (4.08%) VBA
7 11 (3.74%) T-SQL
8 10 (3.40%) VB
8 10 (3.40%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.72%) VB.NET
9 8 (2.72%) Java
9 8 (2.72%) C++
10 6 (2.04%) PHP
11 5 (1.70%) C
12 4 (1.36%) VB6
13 2 (0.68%) SAPscript
14 1 (0.34%) X++
14 1 (0.34%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 69 (23.47%) Degree
2 13 (4.42%) Security Cleared
3 12 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (3.74%) VCP4
5 8 (2.72%) ACCA
5 8 (2.72%) CIMA
6 6 (2.04%) MBA
7 5 (1.70%) Six Sigma Black Belt
7 5 (1.70%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
7 5 (1.70%) Six Sigma Green Belt
7 5 (1.70%) AAT
8 3 (1.02%) ICAEW
8 3 (1.02%) SC Cleared
8 3 (1.02%) CIPFA
8 3 (1.02%) MCSE
9 2 (0.68%) HND
10 1 (0.34%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.06%) SLA
2 8 (2.72%) QA
3 4 (1.36%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.68%) GAMP
4 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.68%) COBIT
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.34%) GMP
5 1 (0.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.34%) GxP
System Software
1 16 (5.44%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.04%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.68%) Firmware
5 1 (0.34%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 7 (2.38%) SCCM
2 3 (1.02%) SCOM
2 3 (1.02%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 108 (36.73%) SAP
2 88 (29.93%) Microsoft
3 22 (7.48%) VMware
4 16 (5.44%) Cisco
5 15 (5.10%) Oracle
6 10 (3.40%) Hyperion
7 8 (2.72%) Adobe
8 7 (2.38%) Dell
9 6 (2.04%) EMC
9 6 (2.04%) Autodesk
9 6 (2.04%) SYSPRO
10 5 (1.70%) Business Objects
11 4 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (1.36%) Sage
11 4 (1.36%) Citrix
12 3 (1.02%) Infor
12 3 (1.02%) Veeam
12 3 (1.02%) Polycom
12 3 (1.02%) NEC
12 3 (1.02%) HP
Crewe
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £38000 - £56000 per annum + + Full Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester
People Source
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
People Source
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Sale, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Crewe
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Car + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Nelson
People Source
Salary: £27000 - £32000 per annum + Bonus Scheme , Pension , Healthcare
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £43000 per annum + 5% bonus, full benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000+ Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £45k plus car allowance and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Burnley, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Consulting Point
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Barnoldswick, Lancashire
The SmartList
Salary: £30k+ depending on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Ashton-under-lyne, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 6 days ago
Ashton-Under-Lyne
Searchability
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Blackburn
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago