The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 63 19 46
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +27
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 7 53 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.37% 11.99% 4.41%
As % of the General category 3.04% 20.62% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 11
Average salary £42,500 £25,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+70.00% -28.57%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £44,750
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.02%
Manufacturing
Hertfordshire

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

General Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
230 257 269
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 44.92% 58.14% 59.25%
Number of salaries quoted 172 187 188
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -7.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £29,000 £28,350
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
+4.65% +3.61%

Manufacturing
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Manufacturing
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Manufacturing Salary Trend in Watford

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 44 (88.00%) Retail
2 40 (80.00%) Finance
3 31 (62.00%) E-Commerce
4 23 (46.00%) Java
5 21 (42.00%) SQL
5 21 (42.00%) IBM
6 19 (38.00%) J2EE
6 19 (38.00%) Oracle
7 18 (36.00%) UNIX
8 17 (34.00%) Degree
9 16 (32.00%) HTML
10 15 (30.00%) XML
11 14 (28.00%) Linux
11 14 (28.00%) Project Management
11 14 (28.00%) Telecoms
11 14 (28.00%) Content Management
12 13 (26.00%) Time Management
12 13 (26.00%) REST
12 13 (26.00%) Adobe CQ
12 13 (26.00%) SOAP
12 13 (26.00%) MySQL
12 13 (26.00%) Solaris
13 12 (24.00%) Tomcat
13 12 (24.00%) HTTP
13 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
14 11 (22.00%) CSS
14 11 (22.00%) MQSeries
14 11 (22.00%) Sun
14 11 (22.00%) Games
14 11 (22.00%) Subversion

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 2015, IT jobs across the Watford 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 13 (26.00%) Adobe CQ
2 12 (24.00%) Tomcat
3 11 (22.00%) MQSeries
4 10 (20.00%) WebSphere
5 3 (6.00%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (6.00%) IIS
5 3 (6.00%) IBM HTTP Server
6 1 (2.00%) Apache
6 1 (2.00%) Lync
6 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Office
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (12.00%) Magento
2 2 (4.00%) SAP FI
2 2 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (4.00%) SAP CO
3 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.00%) SaaS
2 1 (2.00%) PaaS
2 1 (2.00%) IaaS
2 1 (2.00%) IBM SmartCloud
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) HTTP
2 9 (18.00%) Internet
3 7 (14.00%) SAN
4 4 (8.00%) NAS
5 2 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (4.00%) VLAN
5 2 (4.00%) FTP
5 2 (4.00%) DNS
6 1 (2.00%) Network Security
6 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.00%) LDAP
6 1 (2.00%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (26.00%) MySQL
2 9 (18.00%) RDBMS
2 9 (18.00%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.00%) DB2
4 2 (4.00%) Big Data
5 1 (2.00%) DbVisualizer
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Subversion
2 10 (20.00%) JUnit
2 10 (20.00%) Eclipse
3 9 (18.00%) Log4j
3 9 (18.00%) Maven
3 9 (18.00%) Ant
4 1 (2.00%) Selenium
4 1 (2.00%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.00%) Rational Application Developer
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
General
1 44 (88.00%) Retail
2 40 (80.00%) Finance
3 14 (28.00%) Telecoms
4 11 (22.00%) Games
5 9 (18.00%) Marketing
6 4 (8.00%) Banking
7 2 (4.00%) General Ledger
8 1 (2.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (20.00%) Project Manager
1 10 (20.00%) Developer
1 10 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 9 (18.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 8 (16.00%) Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 5 (10.00%) Consultant
4 5 (10.00%) J2EE Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Administrator
5 4 (8.00%) Test Manager
5 4 (8.00%) Test Leader
6 3 (6.00%) Junior
6 3 (6.00%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.00%) Design Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Junior Project Manager
7 2 (4.00%) SAP FI Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (38.00%) J2EE
2 16 (32.00%) HTML
3 15 (30.00%) XML
4 13 (26.00%) SOAP
4 13 (26.00%) REST
5 11 (22.00%) CSS
6 10 (20.00%) Struts
6 10 (20.00%) JMS
6 10 (20.00%) JSON
7 9 (18.00%) jQuery
7 9 (18.00%) Web Services
7 9 (18.00%) Servlets
7 9 (18.00%) XSLT
7 9 (18.00%) Hibernate
7 9 (18.00%) Spring
7 9 (18.00%) XMLBeans
7 9 (18.00%) Ajax
8 3 (6.00%) JDBC
9 2 (4.00%) Middleware
10 1 (2.00%) JSTL
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) Web 2.0
2 4 (8.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (4.00%) Online Gambling
3 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.00%) Replication
4 1 (2.00%) Economics
4 1 (2.00%) Handset
4 1 (2.00%) PMI
4 1 (2.00%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.00%) UNIX
2 14 (28.00%) Linux
3 13 (26.00%) Solaris
4 9 (18.00%) HPUX
5 8 (16.00%) Windows
6 3 (6.00%) AIX
7 1 (2.00%) Windows XP
7 1 (2.00%) VMS
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.00%) SUSE
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Vista
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (62.00%) E-Commerce
2 14 (28.00%) Project Management
2 14 (28.00%) Content Management
3 13 (26.00%) Time Management
4 9 (18.00%) OO
5 7 (14.00%) Migration
5 7 (14.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (14.00%) Software Engineering
5 7 (14.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (12.00%) Change Control
6 6 (12.00%) Waterfall
7 5 (10.00%) Data Migration
7 5 (10.00%) System Testing
7 5 (10.00%) Change Management
8 4 (8.00%) ITIL
8 4 (8.00%) Integration Testing
8 4 (8.00%) People Management
9 3 (6.00%) Web Development
9 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 23 (46.00%) Java
2 21 (42.00%) SQL
3 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.00%) XPath
5 4 (8.00%) Perl
6 3 (6.00%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.00%) C
7 2 (4.00%) Ruby
8 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.00%) PHP
8 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) Degree
2 10 (20.00%) Sun Certification
3 5 (10.00%) ISEB
3 5 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 5 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 2 (4.00%) IBM Certification
4 2 (4.00%) ACCA
4 2 (4.00%) CIMA
5 1 (2.00%) PMP
5 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
5 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.00%) SRDF
3 2 (4.00%) EMC RecoverPoint
3 2 (4.00%) NFS
4 1 (2.00%) vSphere
4 1 (2.00%) vCloud
4 1 (2.00%) XenApp
4 1 (2.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.00%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 1 (2.00%) Terminal Services
4 1 (2.00%) Samba
4 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) SCCM
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 21 (42.00%) IBM
2 19 (38.00%) Oracle
3 11 (22.00%) Sun
4 9 (18.00%) Interwoven
5 8 (16.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (12.00%) EMC
7 5 (10.00%) SAP
8 4 (8.00%) VMware
9 3 (6.00%) HP
10 2 (4.00%) Cisco
10 2 (4.00%) Brocade
10 2 (4.00%) Mentor Graphics
10 2 (4.00%) Fujitsu
10 2 (4.00%) Hitachi
10 2 (4.00%) NetApp
11 1 (2.00%) Veritas
11 1 (2.00%) Red Hat
11 1 (2.00%) Citrix