Period
to 27 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 6 months to 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 109 85 106
Rank change year-on-year -24 +21 -22
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 78 9 44
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Birmingham 2.33% 0.95% 1.66%
As % of the General category 4.93% 1.85% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 65 9 23
10th Percentile £35,250 £37,550 £41,250
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.33% +20.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £67,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,500 £92,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,250
% change year-on-year - +10.50% +2.26%

Manufacturing is in the General Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,581 486 1,381
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 47.15% 51.21% 52.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1,213 401 1,187
10th Percentile £31,250 £34,418 £26,400
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,000 £33,225
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £46,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +7.53% +3.33%
75th Percentile £71,250 £60,000 £63,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £72,500 £75,500
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +3.45%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings citing Manufacturing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in Birmingham

Manufacturing
Salary Trend in Birmingham

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Manufacturing in Birmingham.

Salary trend for Manufacturing in Birmingham

Manufacturing
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Salary distribution for jobs citing Manufacturing in Birmingham over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Manufacturing in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, IT jobs citing Manufacturing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 43 (55.13%) ERP
2 34 (43.59%) Social Skills
3 32 (41.03%) Microsoft
4 23 (29.49%) SAP
5 21 (26.92%) PRINCE2
6 20 (25.64%) Microsoft Project
6 20 (25.64%) Oracle
6 20 (25.64%) Project Planning
7 19 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (21.79%) JD Edwards
9 16 (20.51%) Project Management
10 15 (19.23%) EDI
11 13 (16.67%) FMCG
11 13 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
12 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
13 10 (12.82%) Finance
13 10 (12.82%) Logistics
13 10 (12.82%) Microsoft 365
14 9 (11.54%) HTML
14 9 (11.54%) Java
14 9 (11.54%) Requirements Gathering
15 8 (10.26%) JavaScript
15 8 (10.26%) SQL
15 8 (10.26%) CSS
15 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
15 8 (10.26%) Service Delivery
15 8 (10.26%) Firewall
15 8 (10.26%) Git (software)
16 7 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
16 7 (8.97%) Windows

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.13%) IIS
1 4 (5.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (25.64%) Microsoft Project
2 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.85%) MS Visio
4 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (6.41%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.56%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (2.56%) NetSuite
2 2 (2.56%) SAP GTS
2 2 (2.56%) SAP SCM
3 1 (1.28%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.82%) Microsoft 365
2 4 (5.13%) Azure
3 3 (3.85%) Dynamics 365
3 3 (3.85%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.28%) AWS
4 1 (1.28%) IaaS
4 1 (1.28%) PaaS
4 1 (1.28%) Power Automate
4 1 (1.28%) PowerApps
4 1 (1.28%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.26%) Firewall
2 5 (6.41%) VPN
3 4 (5.13%) SAN
4 3 (3.85%) DHCP
4 3 (3.85%) DNS
4 3 (3.85%) LAN
4 3 (3.85%) SMTP
4 3 (3.85%) VLAN
4 3 (3.85%) WAN
4 3 (3.85%) Wireless
5 1 (1.28%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.10%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.56%) Power BI
4 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.28%) SAP BW
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2017
4 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (10.26%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.85%) Liquibase
2 3 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (1.28%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.28%) JIRA
3 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio
General
1 34 (43.59%) Social Skills
2 10 (12.82%) Finance
3 7 (8.97%) Public Sector
4 5 (6.41%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.41%) Marketing
4 5 (6.41%) Retail
5 4 (5.13%) Electronics
5 4 (5.13%) Telecoms
6 3 (3.85%) Banking
6 3 (3.85%) Local Government
6 3 (3.85%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (3.85%) Police
7 2 (2.56%) Law
8 1 (1.28%) Aerospace
8 1 (1.28%) Automotive
8 1 (1.28%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.28%) General Ledger
8 1 (1.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (20.51%) Analyst
2 13 (16.67%) Project Leader
3 10 (12.82%) Developer
4 9 (11.54%) Project Manager
5 8 (10.26%) Business Analyst
5 8 (10.26%) Java Developer
5 8 (10.26%) Test Leader
6 7 (8.97%) ERP Manager
6 7 (8.97%) ERP Project Manager
7 6 (7.69%) IT Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Data Analyst
8 5 (6.41%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.41%) Senior Java Developer
8 5 (6.41%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.13%) Architect
9 4 (5.13%) Business IT Analyst
9 4 (5.13%) IT Business Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Data Protection Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Operations Business Analyst
10 3 (3.85%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (19.23%) EDI
2 9 (11.54%) HTML
3 8 (10.26%) CSS
4 5 (6.41%) Spring
4 5 (6.41%) Spring Boot
5 4 (5.13%) XML
6 3 (3.85%) Ajax
6 3 (3.85%) Ext JS
6 3 (3.85%) jQuery
6 3 (3.85%) React
7 2 (2.56%) BAPI
8 1 (1.28%) .NET
8 1 (1.28%) Qt
8 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.67%) FMCG
2 6 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (5.13%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.85%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (3.85%) NHS
4 3 (3.85%) Replication
4 3 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.56%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.28%) Cyber Defence
6 1 (1.28%) Legacy Systems
6 1 (1.28%) Life Science
6 1 (1.28%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.28%) PKI
6 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (8.97%) Windows
2 6 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 5 (6.41%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.85%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.28%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.28%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (55.13%) ERP
2 21 (26.92%) PRINCE2
3 20 (25.64%) Project Planning
4 19 (24.36%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (20.51%) Project Management
6 13 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (12.82%) Logistics
8 9 (11.54%) Requirements Gathering
9 8 (10.26%) Service Delivery
9 8 (10.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (8.97%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (7.69%) Decision-Making
11 6 (7.69%) Information Security
11 6 (7.69%) Manual Testing
11 6 (7.69%) Mentoring
11 6 (7.69%) Software Testing
11 6 (7.69%) Test Automation
12 5 (6.41%) Process Improvement
12 5 (6.41%) Requirements Analysis
12 5 (6.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (11.54%) Java
2 8 (10.26%) JavaScript
2 8 (10.26%) SQL
3 6 (7.69%) C
4 3 (3.85%) C#
4 3 (3.85%) PL/SQL
5 2 (2.56%) C++
6 1 (1.28%) FoxPro (VFP)
6 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.28%) Python
6 1 (1.28%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (1.28%) CISA
1 1 (1.28%) CISM
1 1 (1.28%) CISSP
1 1 (1.28%) CRISC
1 1 (1.28%) Degree
1 1 (1.28%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.41%) QA
2 4 (5.13%) GDPR
3 3 (3.85%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (5.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) FortiGate
1 3 (3.85%) WSUS
2 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (1.28%) Nessus
Vendors
1 32 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 23 (29.49%) SAP
3 20 (25.64%) Oracle
4 17 (21.79%) JD Edwards
5 3 (3.85%) Cisco
5 3 (3.85%) Sencha
5 3 (3.85%) Sophos
5 3 (3.85%) VMware
6 2 (2.56%) Dell
6 2 (2.56%) Mitel
6 2 (2.56%) Sage
7 1 (1.28%) Cognos
7 1 (1.28%) CrowdStrike
7 1 (1.28%) IBM
7 1 (1.28%) Qualys
7 1 (1.28%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.28%) SonicWALL