Period
to 24 January 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in permanent job vacancies advertised in England. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 6 months to 24 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
UK > England
6 months to
24 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 153 202 174
Rank change year-on-year +49 -28 -21
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 1,240 1,964 2,804
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.16% 1.69% 1.99%
As % of the General category 5.67% 4.21% 4.77%
Number of salaries quoted 1,072 1,549 2,156
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,650 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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 England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 21,878 46,678 58,738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.19% 40.15% 41.64%
Number of salaries quoted 17,260 36,022 45,694
Median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £33,210 £31,250 £30,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in England

Manufacturing
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Manufacturing in England

Manufacturing
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Manufacturing in England over the 6 months to 24 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Manufacturing in England

Manufacturing
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the England region over the 6 months to 24 January 2021. 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
London +180 313 £67,500 +8.00% 85
South East +51 300 £45,000 -10.00% 141
South West +6 221 £45,000 -3.23% 91
North of England -18 185 £45,000 +1.12% 191
Midlands +2 115 £48,250 +7.22% 154
North West -44 89 £49,250 +9.44% 109
Yorkshire +27 85 £45,000 +5.88% 66
West Midlands +21 64 £51,250 +13.26% 91
East of England +9 53 £47,500 +5.56% 117
East Midlands +15 51 £45,000 +5.88% 63
North East +5 11 £46,250 +2.78% 17
Manufacturing
UK

For the 6 months to 24 January 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 England region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 562 (45.32%) SAP
2 560 (45.16%) Finance
3 493 (39.76%) Business Intelligence
4 481 (38.79%) Electronics
5 467 (37.66%) Public Sector
6 464 (37.42%) Marketing
7 454 (36.61%) Telecoms
8 438 (35.32%) Programme Management
9 427 (34.44%) Digital Marketing
10 260 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
11 207 (16.69%) Degree
12 190 (15.32%) Project Management
13 179 (14.44%) Microsoft
13 179 (14.44%) SQL
14 177 (14.27%) ERP
15 175 (14.11%) JavaScript
16 161 (12.98%) Azure
17 150 (12.10%) Management Information System
18 148 (11.94%) Pharmaceutical
19 147 (11.85%) Information Security
20 146 (11.77%) GDPR
21 131 (10.56%) Software Engineering
22 128 (10.32%) HTML
23 126 (10.16%) Matrix Organization
24 125 (10.08%) Law
25 124 (10.00%) Linux
26 123 (9.92%) Legal
26 123 (9.92%) Data Protection
27 117 (9.44%) CSS
28 114 (9.19%) DevOps

Manufacturing
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 38 (3.06%) SharePoint
2 15 (1.21%) Apache Spark
3 13 (1.05%) Mule
3 13 (1.05%) Red Hat Fuse
4 12 (0.97%) MS Exchange
4 12 (0.97%) Mule ESB
5 11 (0.89%) Tomcat
6 10 (0.81%) JBoss
7 8 (0.65%) CMS
7 8 (0.65%) Confluence
7 8 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (0.65%) WordPress
8 7 (0.56%) Skype for Business
9 5 (0.40%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 5 (0.40%) Apache
10 4 (0.32%) Joomla!
10 4 (0.32%) SAS
11 3 (0.24%) nginx
12 2 (0.16%) Drupal
13 1 (0.081%) Umbraco
Applications
1 38 (3.06%) Microsoft Office
2 31 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (1.13%) SOLIDWORKS
3 14 (1.13%) Zeplin
4 12 (0.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 8 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (0.56%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.24%) Chatbot
8 2 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.16%) Windchill
9 1 (0.081%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.081%) FrameMaker
9 1 (0.081%) InDesign
9 1 (0.081%) Microsoft Project
9 1 (0.081%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 30 (2.42%) SAP ERP
2 24 (1.94%) SAP MM
3 23 (1.85%) NetSuite
4 19 (1.53%) SAP S/4HANA
5 17 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
5 17 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
6 14 (1.13%) SAP PP
7 12 (0.97%) SAP Business One
8 10 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
9 8 (0.65%) SAP WM
10 7 (0.56%) Dynamics NAV
10 7 (0.56%) SAP SD
11 6 (0.48%) Oracle ERP
11 6 (0.48%) SAP Business ByDesign
11 6 (0.48%) SAP Hybris
12 5 (0.40%) Epicor Tropos
12 5 (0.40%) Infor M3
12 5 (0.40%) Oracle Cash Management
12 5 (0.40%) Sage X3
12 5 (0.40%) SAP PP-PI
Cloud Services
1 161 (12.98%) Azure
2 112 (9.03%) AWS
3 79 (6.37%) SaaS
4 70 (5.65%) Office 365
5 63 (5.08%) GCP
6 47 (3.79%) Power Platform
7 33 (2.66%) Serverless
8 23 (1.85%) Dynamics 365
9 22 (1.77%) AWS Lambda
9 22 (1.77%) Azure Functions
10 21 (1.69%) Cloud Functions
11 20 (1.61%) Firebase
12 15 (1.21%) PowerApps
13 12 (0.97%) Amazon EC2
14 11 (0.89%) Power Automate
15 10 (0.81%) GitHub
16 9 (0.73%) Adobe Analytics
17 8 (0.65%) PaaS
18 6 (0.48%) Azure Active Directory
19 5 (0.40%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.58%) Firewall
2 28 (2.26%) Ethernet
3 21 (1.69%) Wireless
4 18 (1.45%) TCP/IP
5 17 (1.37%) Internet
6 15 (1.21%) 5G
6 15 (1.21%) DNS
6 15 (1.21%) RS-485
6 15 (1.21%) VoIP
7 13 (1.05%) 4G
7 13 (1.05%) RS-232
8 9 (0.73%) DHCP
8 9 (0.73%) Skype
9 8 (0.65%) Bluetooth
9 8 (0.65%) LAN
10 7 (0.56%) Network Security
11 6 (0.48%) SAN
11 6 (0.48%) WAN
12 5 (0.40%) Cisco ASA
12 5 (0.40%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (6.69%) SQL Server
2 45 (3.63%) NoSQL
3 44 (3.55%) Power BI
4 39 (3.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (2.98%) MySQL
6 34 (2.74%) Tableau
7 30 (2.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 26 (2.10%) MongoDB
9 23 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
10 21 (1.69%) Relational Database
11 20 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
12 14 (1.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 14 (1.13%) Blockchain
13 11 (0.89%) Big Data
13 11 (0.89%) Hadoop
14 10 (0.81%) BusinessObjects
15 9 (0.73%) OLAP
15 9 (0.73%) Qlik Sense
15 9 (0.73%) QlikView
15 9 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 105 (8.47%) Git (software)
2 44 (3.55%) JIRA
3 43 (3.47%) Visual Studio
4 19 (1.53%) Jenkins
4 19 (1.53%) LSMW
5 18 (1.45%) GitLab
5 18 (1.45%) Subversion
5 18 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 17 (1.37%) Eclipse
7 16 (1.29%) Grunt
7 16 (1.29%) gulp
7 16 (1.29%) Maven
8 14 (1.13%) JUnit
8 14 (1.13%) Postman
9 12 (0.97%) Fiddler
9 12 (0.97%) IntelliJ
9 12 (0.97%) SoapUI
10 7 (0.56%) Artifactory
10 7 (0.56%) GCC
10 7 (0.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 560 (45.16%) Finance
2 481 (38.79%) Electronics
3 467 (37.66%) Public Sector
4 464 (37.42%) Marketing
5 454 (36.61%) Telecoms
6 148 (11.94%) Pharmaceutical
7 125 (10.08%) Law
8 123 (9.92%) Legal
9 98 (7.90%) Retail
10 53 (4.27%) Automotive
11 42 (3.39%) Banking
12 21 (1.69%) Aerospace
13 13 (1.05%) Games
14 9 (0.73%) Advertising
15 6 (0.48%) Military
16 5 (0.40%) French Language
16 5 (0.40%) German Language
16 5 (0.40%) Local Government
17 4 (0.32%) Italian Language
17 4 (0.32%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 274 (22.10%) Developer
2 145 (11.69%) Administrator
2 145 (11.69%) Analyst
3 112 (9.03%) Data Administrator
4 106 (8.55%) Consultant
5 66 (5.32%) Software Engineer
6 60 (4.84%) Senior Developer
7 49 (3.95%) Java Developer
8 43 (3.47%) Architect
8 43 (3.47%) Software Developer
9 42 (3.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 37 (2.98%) Business Analyst
11 35 (2.82%) .NET Developer
11 35 (2.82%) Design Engineer
12 30 (2.42%) IT Support
13 29 (2.34%) Systems Administrator
14 28 (2.26%) Junior
15 27 (2.18%) JavaScript Developer
16 26 (2.10%) Embedded Engineer
17 24 (1.94%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (10.32%) HTML
2 117 (9.44%) CSS
3 94 (7.58%) AngularJS
4 76 (6.13%) .NET
5 58 (4.68%) REST
6 55 (4.44%) HTML5
6 55 (4.44%) React
7 40 (3.23%) Node.js
8 35 (2.82%) CSS3
8 35 (2.82%) JSON
9 32 (2.58%) RESTful
10 31 (2.50%) SOAP
11 30 (2.42%) .NET Core
11 30 (2.42%) XML
12 28 (2.26%) Spring
12 28 (2.26%) Vue.js
12 28 (2.26%) Web Services
13 26 (2.10%) ASP.NET
14 21 (1.69%) Sass
15 20 (1.61%) Ember.js
Miscellaneous
1 150 (12.10%) Management Information System
2 99 (7.98%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (4.27%) User Experience
4 43 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
5 41 (3.31%) Cloud Native
6 36 (2.90%) Blog
7 35 (2.82%) Mobile App
8 30 (2.42%) Life Science
9 28 (2.26%) FMCG
10 18 (1.45%) Algorithms
11 15 (1.21%) Virtual Team
12 14 (1.13%) Embedded Systems
13 13 (1.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 13 (1.05%) Greenfield Project
13 13 (1.05%) Reinsurance
13 13 (1.05%) Wiki
14 12 (0.97%) Data Centre
15 10 (0.81%) ASTM
15 10 (0.81%) Driving Licence
15 10 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 124 (10.00%) Linux
2 95 (7.66%) Windows
3 38 (3.06%) Windows Server
4 23 (1.85%) Windows 10
5 21 (1.69%) Unix
6 16 (1.29%) CentOS
7 14 (1.13%) Windows Server 2016
8 11 (0.89%) Windows Server 2012
9 7 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
11 5 (0.40%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.32%) Ubuntu
13 3 (0.24%) FreeRTOS
13 3 (0.24%) Mac OS
13 3 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.16%) Kali Linux
15 1 (0.081%) Android
15 1 (0.081%) Apple iOS
15 1 (0.081%) Oracle Linux
15 1 (0.081%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 493 (39.76%) Business Intelligence
2 438 (35.32%) Programme Management
3 427 (34.44%) Digital Marketing
4 260 (20.97%) Agile Software Development
5 190 (15.32%) Project Management
6 177 (14.27%) ERP
7 147 (11.85%) Information Security
8 131 (10.56%) Software Engineering
9 126 (10.16%) Matrix Organization
10 123 (9.92%) Data Protection
11 114 (9.19%) DevOps
12 97 (7.82%) Computer Science
13 96 (7.74%) Problem-Solving
14 94 (7.58%) Cybersecurity
15 93 (7.50%) Scrum
16 68 (5.48%) Analytics
16 68 (5.48%) Continuous Integration
17 64 (5.16%) Stakeholder Management
18 58 (4.68%) Continuous Improvement
19 55 (4.44%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 179 (14.44%) SQL
2 175 (14.11%) JavaScript
3 105 (8.47%) Python
4 101 (8.15%) C#
5 99 (7.98%) C
6 79 (6.37%) C++
7 78 (6.29%) Java
8 34 (2.74%) TypeScript
9 27 (2.18%) Bash Shell
10 26 (2.10%) PHP
11 23 (1.85%) Embedded C
12 19 (1.53%) ABAP
12 19 (1.53%) SAPscript
12 19 (1.53%) T-SQL
12 19 (1.53%) VB.NET
13 17 (1.37%) Apex Code
14 15 (1.21%) Shell Script
15 11 (0.89%) Rust
16 9 (0.73%) VB
17 8 (0.65%) VB6
Qualifications
1 207 (16.69%) Degree
2 64 (5.16%) Security Cleared
3 45 (3.63%) Computer Science Degree
4 33 (2.66%) SC Cleared
5 19 (1.53%) PhD
6 16 (1.29%) CISSP
7 14 (1.13%) Microsoft Certification
8 11 (0.89%) IIBA
9 10 (0.81%) Numerate Degree
9 10 (0.81%) SANS
10 9 (0.73%) MCSA
11 8 (0.65%) CISM
11 8 (0.65%) HND
11 8 (0.65%) Master's Degree
12 7 (0.56%) PMI Certification
13 6 (0.48%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
13 6 (0.48%) PMP
14 5 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
14 5 (0.40%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 146 (11.77%) GDPR
2 55 (4.44%) QA
3 32 (2.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 17 (1.37%) ISO 9001
5 14 (1.13%) GMP
6 13 (1.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 12 (0.97%) GAMP
8 11 (0.89%) PCI DSS
9 10 (0.81%) ISO 13485
10 8 (0.65%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 8 (0.65%) NIST
10 8 (0.65%) PMO
10 8 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 8 (0.65%) SLA
11 7 (0.56%) GxP
12 6 (0.48%) Cyber Essentials
12 6 (0.48%) NCSC
13 5 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
14 4 (0.32%) GLP
14 4 (0.32%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 81 (6.53%) Active Directory
2 65 (5.24%) Docker
3 21 (1.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (1.61%) Firmware
5 6 (0.48%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (0.40%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.40%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.24%) KVM
8 3 (0.24%) vSphere
9 2 (0.16%) NFS
Systems Management
1 40 (3.23%) Kubernetes
2 34 (2.74%) Terraform
3 22 (1.77%) Puppet
4 20 (1.61%) Ansible
5 8 (0.65%) QRadar
5 8 (0.65%) SCCM
6 7 (0.56%) Grafana
6 7 (0.56%) Packer
6 7 (0.56%) Prometheus
7 6 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
8 5 (0.40%) Docker Swarm
9 4 (0.32%) Istio
9 4 (0.32%) Single Sign-On
10 3 (0.24%) Jamf Pro
11 2 (0.16%) Backup Exec
11 2 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
11 2 (0.16%) Foglight
12 1 (0.081%) Kibana
12 1 (0.081%) Knative
Vendors
1 562 (45.32%) SAP
2 179 (14.44%) Microsoft
3 56 (4.52%) Google
4 50 (4.03%) Oracle
5 47 (3.79%) Salesforce.com
6 36 (2.90%) VMware
7 31 (2.50%) Cisco
8 22 (1.77%) IBM
9 21 (1.69%) JD Edwards
10 19 (1.53%) Red Hat
11 15 (1.21%) Dell
12 13 (1.05%) Guidewire
13 12 (0.97%) Adobe
13 12 (0.97%) CyberArk
13 12 (0.97%) Intel
14 11 (0.89%) Palo Alto
15 10 (0.81%) ANSYS
15 10 (0.81%) Splunk
15 10 (0.81%) Twitter
16 9 (0.73%) IFS