Period
to 21 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 98 113
Rank change year-on-year -7 +15 +36
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 76 50 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.47% 2.22% 2.39%
As % of the General category 5.08% 5.49% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 51 42 42
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £46,250 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.11% +7.56% -5.49%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £22,875
90th Percentile £55,000 £67,150 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.17% +8.24% -5.56%

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 Cheshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1495 910 1335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 48.57% 40.44% 41.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1000 749 1086
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -8.24% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £63,058 £66,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Manufacturing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in Cheshire

Manufacturing
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for Manufacturing in Cheshire

Manufacturing
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in Cheshire over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Manufacturing in Cheshire

Manufacturing
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +9 33 £50,000 +29.03% 4
Runcorn -1 3 £37,500 -42.31% 3
Chester -4 3 £45,000 -18.55% 1
Sandbach - 3 £20,500 -
Crewe +2 2 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Ellesmere Port - 2 £43,750 -
Northwich +12 1 £23,500 -
Manufacturing
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing Manufacturing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 27 (35.53%) Degree
2 25 (32.89%) Microsoft
3 24 (31.58%) Life Science
4 23 (30.26%) Finance
5 22 (28.95%) Windows
6 21 (27.63%) ERP
7 18 (23.68%) ITIL
8 14 (18.42%) Cisco
8 14 (18.42%) DHCP
8 14 (18.42%) DNS
8 14 (18.42%) Data Centre
9 13 (17.11%) Windows Server
10 12 (15.79%) Active Directory
11 11 (14.47%) Ethernet
11 11 (14.47%) SQL
11 11 (14.47%) Project Management
12 10 (13.16%) Management Information System
12 10 (13.16%) VMware
13 9 (11.84%) Change Management
13 9 (11.84%) MCSA
13 9 (11.84%) Dell
13 9 (11.84%) Citrix
13 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (11.84%) CommVault
13 9 (11.84%) NetApp
13 9 (11.84%) Thin Client
13 9 (11.84%) Symantec
13 9 (11.84%) WSUS
13 9 (11.84%) SCOM
13 9 (11.84%) Fat Client

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 5 (6.58%) SharePoint
2 4 (5.26%) WinCC
3 1 (1.32%) Anypoint
3 1 (1.32%) Apache
3 1 (1.32%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) AutoCAD
1 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (6.58%) Dynamics NAV
1 5 (6.58%) SAP PP
2 4 (5.26%) Sage 1000
2 4 (5.26%) Sage 500
3 3 (3.95%) Dynamics GP
3 3 (3.95%) Sage X3
3 3 (3.95%) SAP APO
4 2 (2.63%) SAP MII
4 2 (2.63%) SAP MM
4 2 (2.63%) SAP PP-PI
5 1 (1.32%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (1.32%) Infor LN
5 1 (1.32%) Infor M3
5 1 (1.32%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 1 (1.32%) JDE OneWorld
5 1 (1.32%) Movex
5 1 (1.32%) NetSuite
5 1 (1.32%) SAP Business One
5 1 (1.32%) SAP ERP
5 1 (1.32%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 1 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (1.32%) GitHub
1 1 (1.32%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (18.42%) DHCP
1 14 (18.42%) DNS
2 11 (14.47%) Ethernet
3 6 (7.89%) VPN
4 5 (6.58%) BGP
4 5 (6.58%) Cisco PIX
4 5 (6.58%) EIGRP
4 5 (6.58%) Firewall
4 5 (6.58%) Internet
4 5 (6.58%) IP Telephony
4 5 (6.58%) IPsec
4 5 (6.58%) MPLS
4 5 (6.58%) Network Security
4 5 (6.58%) OSPF
4 5 (6.58%) SNMP
4 5 (6.58%) SSL
4 5 (6.58%) TACACS
4 5 (6.58%) VoIP
4 5 (6.58%) WAN
4 5 (6.58%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.32%) Big Data
2 1 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (1.32%) GIS
2 1 (1.32%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.32%) Ant
2 1 (1.32%) Apache Ivy
2 1 (1.32%) Bitbucket
2 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.32%) Gradle
2 1 (1.32%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.32%) JIRA
2 1 (1.32%) JUnit
2 1 (1.32%) Maven
2 1 (1.32%) Selenium
2 1 (1.32%) SonarQube
General
1 23 (30.26%) Finance
2 9 (11.84%) Retail
3 6 (7.89%) Advertising
4 2 (2.63%) Electronics
5 1 (1.32%) Marketing
5 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 14 (18.42%) Consultant
1 14 (18.42%) Developer
2 9 (11.84%) Analyst
2 9 (11.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (11.84%) Systems Engineer
3 7 (9.21%) Business Analyst
3 7 (9.21%) Sage Consultant
4 6 (7.89%) PLC Engineer
4 6 (7.89%) Project Manager
5 5 (6.58%) Network Engineer
5 5 (6.58%) SAP Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) SAP Business Analyst
5 5 (6.58%) Senior Manager
5 5 (6.58%) Senior Project Manager
5 5 (6.58%) SharePoint Developer
5 5 (6.58%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (5.26%) .NET Developer
6 4 (5.26%) IT Support
6 4 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 4 (5.26%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.53%) .NET
2 5 (6.58%) .NET Framework
3 4 (5.26%) HTML
3 4 (5.26%) HTML5
3 4 (5.26%) SOAP
3 4 (5.26%) Web Services
3 4 (5.26%) XML
4 3 (3.95%) Apache Cordova
4 3 (3.95%) ASP.NET
4 3 (3.95%) Entity Framework
4 3 (3.95%) PhoneGap
4 3 (3.95%) RESTful
4 3 (3.95%) ServiceStack
4 3 (3.95%) WCF
5 2 (2.63%) WinForms
5 2 (2.63%) WPF
6 1 (1.32%) EDI
6 1 (1.32%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.32%) JSON
6 1 (1.32%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 24 (31.58%) Life Science
2 14 (18.42%) Data Centre
3 10 (13.16%) Management Information System
4 9 (11.84%) Fat Client
4 9 (11.84%) Thin Client
5 5 (6.58%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.95%) FMCG
6 3 (3.95%) N-Tier
7 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (2.63%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (1.32%) Computer Science
8 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 22 (28.95%) Windows
2 13 (17.11%) Windows Server
3 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (7.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.32%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (27.63%) ERP
2 18 (23.68%) ITIL
3 11 (14.47%) Project Management
4 9 (11.84%) Change Management
5 6 (7.89%) Collaborative Working
5 6 (7.89%) ITIL V3
5 6 (7.89%) ITSM
5 6 (7.89%) PRINCE2
5 6 (7.89%) Service Management
6 5 (6.58%) Asset Management
6 5 (6.58%) Business Analysis
6 5 (6.58%) Kalman Filter
6 5 (6.58%) Knowledge Management
6 5 (6.58%) Load Balancing
6 5 (6.58%) Matrix Organization
6 5 (6.58%) Project Planning
6 5 (6.58%) Software Engineering
6 5 (6.58%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (6.58%) Workflow
7 4 (5.26%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 11 (14.47%) SQL
2 8 (10.53%) C#
3 4 (5.26%) JavaScript
4 3 (3.95%) XAML
5 2 (2.63%) C
5 2 (2.63%) Java
5 2 (2.63%) VB
5 2 (2.63%) VB6
6 1 (1.32%) RPG
6 1 (1.32%) VBA
Qualifications
1 27 (35.53%) Degree
2 9 (11.84%) MCSA
2 9 (11.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.58%) APMP
3 5 (6.58%) CCNP
3 5 (6.58%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.26%) HNC
5 2 (2.63%) SAP Certification
6 1 (1.32%) ACCA
6 1 (1.32%) CIMA
6 1 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (15.79%) Active Directory
2 9 (11.84%) Hyper-V
2 9 (11.84%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (11.84%) SCOM
1 9 (11.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 9 (11.84%) WSUS
2 1 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.32%) Puppet
2 1 (1.32%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (32.89%) Microsoft
2 14 (18.42%) Cisco
3 10 (13.16%) VMware
4 9 (11.84%) Citrix
4 9 (11.84%) CommVault
4 9 (11.84%) Dell
4 9 (11.84%) EqualLogic
4 9 (11.84%) NetApp
4 9 (11.84%) Symantec
5 8 (10.53%) SAP
6 7 (9.21%) Sage
7 6 (7.89%) Siemens
8 5 (6.58%) F5
8 5 (6.58%) Riverbed
9 3 (3.95%) Infor
9 3 (3.95%) LANDesk
9 3 (3.95%) Xamarin
10 2 (2.63%) Allen-Bradley
10 2 (2.63%) Epicor
10 2 (2.63%) Mentor Graphics