Period
to 24 October 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Industry 4.0 in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Industry 4.0 over the 6 months to 24 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Industry 4.0
UK > England
6 months to
24 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 642 1001 1096
Rank change year-on-year +359 +95 +74
Permanent jobs citing Industry 4.0 14 32 38
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.031% 0.025% 0.025%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.081% 0.065% 0.062%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 24
Median annual salary £65,000 £75,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% +25.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £50,250 £45,000 £47,500
90th Percentile £93,500 £103,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £75,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -26.67% +25.00% +33.33%

Industry 4.0 is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 17,272 49,510 60,897
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.54% 39.24% 39.70%
Number of salaries quoted 14,037 37,684 46,907
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,260 £29,750 £29,250
90th Percentile £98,750 £90,000 £86,250
UK median annual salary £57,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.57% - +5.00%

Industry 4.0
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Industry 4.0 as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Industry 4.0 in England

Industry 4.0
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Industry 4.0 in England.

Salary trend for Industry 4.0 in England

Industry 4.0
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Industry 4.0 in England over the 6 months to 24 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Industry 4.0 in England

Industry 4.0
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Industry 4.0 within the England region over the 6 months to 24 October 2020. 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
South East - 6 £65,000 - 2
London +253 5 £56,250 -43.75% 1
North of England +173 3 £37,500 -
North West +124 3 £37,500 -
Industry 4.0
UK

For the 6 months to 24 October 2020, IT jobs citing Industry 4.0 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 England region with a requirement for Industry 4.0.

1 9 (64.29%) C#
1 9 (64.29%) Python
2 7 (50.00%) Project Management
3 6 (42.86%) C
3 6 (42.86%) C++
3 6 (42.86%) Finance
3 6 (42.86%) CAD
3 6 (42.86%) CAE
3 6 (42.86%) Technology Roadmap
4 5 (35.71%) Robotics
5 4 (28.57%) SCADA
5 4 (28.57%) OO
6 3 (21.43%) Pharmaceutical
6 3 (21.43%) .NET
6 3 (21.43%) Oracle
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) Life Science
6 3 (21.43%) Mechatronics
6 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
6 3 (21.43%) Degree
6 3 (21.43%) Artificial Intelligence
6 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
6 3 (21.43%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (21.43%) Analytics
7 2 (14.29%) OO PHP
7 2 (14.29%) Docker
7 2 (14.29%) Machine Learning
7 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (14.29%) Smart Manufacturing
7 2 (14.29%) Smart City

Industry 4.0
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 2 (14.29%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) AWS
1 2 (14.29%) GCP
2 1 (7.14%) Azure
2 1 (7.14%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Cypress.io
1 2 (14.29%) GitLab
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (14.29%) Automotive
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
1 2 (14.29%) Developer
1 2 (14.29%) PHP Developer
1 2 (14.29%) Senior Developer
1 2 (14.29%) Senior PHP Developer
2 1 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (7.14%) Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Data Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Digital Transformation
2 1 (7.14%) Digital Transformation Consultant
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
2 1 (7.14%) IT Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
2 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
2 1 (7.14%) Transformation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) Laravel
2 2 (14.29%) RESTful
2 2 (14.29%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Robotics
2 4 (28.57%) SCADA
3 3 (21.43%) Life Science
4 2 (14.29%) Smart City
4 2 (14.29%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Project Management
2 6 (42.86%) CAD
2 6 (42.86%) CAE
2 6 (42.86%) Technology Roadmap
3 4 (28.57%) OO
4 3 (21.43%) Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) Artificial Intelligence
4 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
4 3 (21.43%) Mechatronics
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (14.29%) BDD
5 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 2 (14.29%) Machine Learning
5 2 (14.29%) Microservices
5 2 (14.29%) OO PHP
5 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Predictive Analytics
5 2 (14.29%) Process Improvement
5 2 (14.29%) Smart Manufacturing
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) C#
1 9 (64.29%) Python
2 6 (42.86%) C
2 6 (42.86%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
1 3 (21.43%) Numerate Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) GAMP
System Software
1 2 (14.29%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) Google
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft