The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Manufacturing over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Manufacturing
Rank 74 69 78
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 178 143 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.49% 3.22% 3.00%
As % of the General category 10.16% 8.12% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 126 113 115
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £25,000 £20,100
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,500 £64,000
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 West Midlands region.

General Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
General category
1752 1761 1588
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 34.39% 39.63% 32.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1434 1394 1198
Average salary £44,250 £44,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.56% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,600 £57,500 £65,000
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 West Midlands

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

Manufacturing Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Manufacturing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Manufacturing Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Manufacturing
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Manufacturing across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Manufacturing Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Manufacturing
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 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
Coventry +7 67 £55,000 +10.00% 4
Birmingham +5 44 £32,500 -27.77% 17
Warwickshire -5 27 £42,500 -3.51% 8
Staffordshire +1 12 £43,000 +7.50% 5
Solihull -5 3 £42,250 -19.52% 1
Walsall +1 2 £25,000 -
Shropshire -12 2 £30,250 -13.57% 1
Worcestershire -14 2 £51,250 +46.42% 4
Herefordshire -6 1 £35,000 -1.40%
Bilston - 1 £37,500 -
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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.

1 125 (38.70%) SAP
2 90 (27.86%) Stakeholder Management
3 70 (21.67%) Finance
4 68 (21.05%) Change Management
5 63 (19.50%) ITIL
6 59 (18.27%) Project Management
7 47 (14.55%) Degree
8 45 (13.93%) ERP
9 41 (12.69%) Automotive
10 37 (11.46%) SQL
11 36 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
12 35 (10.84%) Logistics
13 33 (10.22%) Microsoft
14 30 (9.29%) SAP SCM
15 28 (8.67%) SAP FI
16 27 (8.36%) Windows
16 27 (8.36%) MS Excel
17 26 (8.05%) SAP FI/CO
17 26 (8.05%) SAP CO
18 23 (7.12%) PRINCE2
18 23 (7.12%) Service Delivery
19 22 (6.81%) .NET
19 22 (6.81%) Continuous Improvement
20 21 (6.50%) Retail
21 20 (6.19%) Oracle
21 20 (6.19%) ITIL Certification
21 20 (6.19%) Business Analysis
21 20 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
22 19 (5.88%) Life Science
22 19 (5.88%) MS Office

Manufacturing
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 14 (4.33%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.79%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.62%) IIS
4 2 (0.62%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (0.62%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.31%) Lync
Applications
1 27 (8.36%) MS Excel
2 19 (5.88%) MS Office
3 7 (2.17%) MS Project
4 5 (1.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.31%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 30 (9.29%) SAP SCM
2 28 (8.67%) SAP FI
3 26 (8.05%) SAP FI/CO
3 26 (8.05%) SAP CO
4 17 (5.26%) SAP HR
5 13 (4.02%) SAP MM
6 11 (3.41%) SAP SD
6 11 (3.41%) Movex
7 8 (2.48%) SAP LE
7 8 (2.48%) SAP HCM
7 8 (2.48%) Dynamics AX
8 7 (2.17%) SAP FI-AP
8 7 (2.17%) Oracle ERP
8 7 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 6 (1.86%) SAP ERP
10 4 (1.24%) SAP WM
11 3 (0.93%) assyst
11 3 (0.93%) Infor M3
12 2 (0.62%) Teamcenter
12 2 (0.62%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.48%) SuccessFactors
2 1 (0.31%) SaaS
2 1 (0.31%) PaaS
2 1 (0.31%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.79%) Firewall
2 8 (2.48%) LAN
3 7 (2.17%) WAN
4 3 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.62%) VPN
5 2 (0.62%) VoIP
6 1 (0.31%) DNS
6 1 (0.31%) Intranet
6 1 (0.31%) Internet
6 1 (0.31%) MPLS
6 1 (0.31%) Wireless
6 1 (0.31%) IPsec
6 1 (0.31%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.31%) Unified Communications
6 1 (0.31%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database
6 2 (0.62%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.31%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.31%) JasperReports
7 1 (0.31%) QlikView
7 1 (0.31%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Visual Studio
General
1 70 (21.67%) Finance
2 41 (12.69%) Automotive
3 21 (6.50%) Retail
4 18 (5.57%) Marketing
5 10 (3.10%) Legal
6 8 (2.48%) Electronics
6 8 (2.48%) Telecoms
6 8 (2.48%) Banking
7 5 (1.55%) Games
8 4 (1.24%) Law
9 3 (0.93%) Publishing
10 1 (0.31%) German Language
10 1 (0.31%) Advertising
10 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 54 (16.72%) Architect
2 51 (15.79%) Consultant
3 41 (12.69%) Solutions Architect
4 36 (11.15%) SAP Architect
5 35 (10.84%) SAP Solutions Architect
6 25 (7.74%) Analyst
7 23 (7.12%) Developer
8 22 (6.81%) SAP Consultant
9 19 (5.88%) Project Manager
10 13 (4.02%) Business Analyst
10 13 (4.02%) Business Manager
11 12 (3.72%) Lead Architect
11 12 (3.72%) Graduate
12 11 (3.41%) SAP Manager
13 10 (3.10%) Support Engineer
13 10 (3.10%) Business Consultant
13 10 (3.10%) Release Manager
14 9 (2.79%) Relationships Manager
14 9 (2.79%) SAP Release Manager
14 9 (2.79%) Lead Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (6.81%) .NET
2 9 (2.79%) HTML
3 7 (2.17%) XML
4 6 (1.86%) Ajax
5 5 (1.55%) CSS
5 5 (1.55%) HTML5
6 4 (1.24%) EDI
6 4 (1.24%) Middleware
7 3 (0.93%) SAP PI
8 2 (0.62%) Velocity
8 2 (0.62%) WPF
8 2 (0.62%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.31%) J2EE
9 1 (0.31%) SAP Basis
9 1 (0.31%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.88%) Life Science
3 13 (4.02%) Computer Science
4 12 (3.72%) Management Information System
5 9 (2.79%) PMI
6 7 (2.17%) DTV
7 6 (1.86%) Smartphone
8 5 (1.55%) Mathematics
8 5 (1.55%) Mobile App
9 4 (1.24%) Learning Management System
10 3 (0.93%) Data Conversion
10 3 (0.93%) User Experience
10 3 (0.93%) Physics
11 2 (0.62%) Biotechnology
11 2 (0.62%) CCTV
11 2 (0.62%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (0.62%) SCADA
11 2 (0.62%) AS400
11 2 (0.62%) Clustering
11 2 (0.62%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 27 (8.36%) Windows
2 11 (3.41%) Linux
3 9 (2.79%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.55%) Ubuntu
5 5 (1.55%) Android
5 5 (1.55%) AIX
6 4 (1.24%) UNIX
6 4 (1.24%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.93%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.31%) HPUX
8 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.31%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (27.86%) Stakeholder Management
2 68 (21.05%) Change Management
3 63 (19.50%) ITIL
4 59 (18.27%) Project Management
5 45 (13.93%) ERP
6 35 (10.84%) Logistics
7 23 (7.12%) PRINCE2
7 23 (7.12%) Service Delivery
8 22 (6.81%) Continuous Improvement
9 20 (6.19%) User Acceptance Testing
9 20 (6.19%) Business Analysis
10 19 (5.88%) Service Management
10 19 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (5.57%) Risk Management
11 18 (5.57%) Asset Management
12 15 (4.64%) Procure-to-pay
12 15 (4.64%) Coaching
13 14 (4.33%) Mentoring
13 14 (4.33%) CAD
14 12 (3.72%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 37 (11.46%) SQL
2 14 (4.33%) C#
2 14 (4.33%) VB
3 12 (3.72%) VB.NET
4 8 (2.48%) C++
4 8 (2.48%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.86%) ABAP
6 4 (1.24%) Java
7 3 (0.93%) T-SQL
7 3 (0.93%) FoxPro (VFP)
8 2 (0.62%) VB6
8 2 (0.62%) PL/SQL
8 2 (0.62%) Delphi
9 1 (0.31%) C
9 1 (0.31%) Embedded C
9 1 (0.31%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.31%) VBA
9 1 (0.31%) VC++
Qualifications
1 47 (14.55%) Degree
2 20 (6.19%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (2.48%) PMP
3 8 (2.48%) CISSP
3 8 (2.48%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.17%) CISA
5 6 (1.86%) CISM
5 6 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.86%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.55%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 5 (1.55%) PCI QSA
6 5 (1.55%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 5 (1.55%) CRISC
6 5 (1.55%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
6 5 (1.55%) HND
7 4 (1.24%) ISEB
8 2 (0.62%) PhD
8 2 (0.62%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.31%) MCP
9 1 (0.31%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.48%) PCI DSS
2 7 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (2.17%) SLA
3 6 (1.86%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 2 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 2 (0.62%) GMP
4 2 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.62%) COBIT
4 2 (0.62%) QA
4 2 (0.62%) HIPAA
System Software
1 13 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (1.86%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.24%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.62%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 3 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 125 (38.70%) SAP
2 33 (10.22%) Microsoft
3 20 (6.19%) Oracle
4 19 (5.88%) VMware
5 10 (3.10%) IBM
6 6 (1.86%) Cisco
6 6 (1.86%) Autodesk
7 5 (1.55%) EMC
8 4 (1.24%) Citrix
8 4 (1.24%) Cognos
9 3 (0.93%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.93%) Remedy
9 3 (0.93%) Mentor Graphics
10 2 (0.62%) Mitel
10 2 (0.62%) Infor
10 2 (0.62%) SolidWorks
10 2 (0.62%) MAPICS
10 2 (0.62%) Hitachi
10 2 (0.62%) Epicor
10 2 (0.62%) HP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Robert Walters
Salary: £20000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warwickshire
Opal Tree Solutions
Salary: Pension + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: Negaotiable
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Midlands
CRL
Salary: From £27,000 to £30,000 per annum Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham or Farnborough or Manchester
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Sysdoc
Salary: £70,000 - £100,000 per year
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Conspicuous
Salary: From £40,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch
Searchability
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwickshire
Huxley Banking & Financial Services
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Farnborough or Birmingham
Edenhouse solutions ltd
Salary: Competitive with Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £20k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
People Source
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + pension, health insurance, 26 days
Posted: 7 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
BAE Systems
Salary: Circa £43,000+ (depending on experience)
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 8 days ago