Period
to 24 October 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 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
UK > England
6 months to
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 155 192 180
Rank change year-on-year +37 -12 -8
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 2,613 819 2,517
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 2.37% 1.83% 1.99%
As % of the General category 4.05% 3.59% 3.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1,785 681 1,837
10th Percentile £29,750 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,250 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £78,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 England with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 64,488 22,819 69,849
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 58.44% 50.88% 55.33%
Number of salaries quoted 40,228 18,577 54,139
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,612
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,001 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,000 £57,500 £54,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.87% +6.48% +2.86%
75th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £96,250 £90,000
UK median annual salary £57,500 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.68% +6.67% +5.00%

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 October 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 October 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 -30 629 £72,500 +16.00% 143
North of England +48 519 £45,000 -10.00% 294
Midlands +74 438 £48,500 +1.31% 289
South East +4 402 £52,500 +5.00% 207
South West +2 330 £46,000 -3.16% 183
North West +39 287 £50,000 - 141
West Midlands +46 246 £50,000 -2.44% 178
East of England +19 232 £52,500 +23.53% 131
Yorkshire +27 219 £42,500 -10.53% 124
East Midlands +35 191 £47,500 +2.70% 109
North East -37 13 £32,250 -50.38% 30
Manufacturing
UK

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

1 903 (34.56%) Finance
2 842 (32.22%) SAP
3 709 (27.13%) Business Intelligence
4 686 (26.25%) Social Skills
5 665 (25.45%) Marketing
6 599 (22.92%) Telecoms
7 598 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
8 591 (22.62%) Electronics
8 591 (22.62%) Public Sector
9 546 (20.90%) Programme Management
9 546 (20.90%) Digital Marketing
10 521 (19.94%) Microsoft
11 474 (18.14%) ERP
12 442 (16.92%) Degree
13 416 (15.92%) Problem-Solving
14 411 (15.73%) Azure
15 372 (14.24%) SQL
16 325 (12.44%) JavaScript
17 278 (10.64%) Project Management
18 270 (10.33%) Retail
18 270 (10.33%) AWS
19 261 (9.99%) DevOps
20 251 (9.61%) Windows
21 237 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
22 232 (8.88%) C#
23 225 (8.61%) Software Engineering
24 224 (8.57%) Microsoft 365
25 220 (8.42%) Scrum
26 213 (8.15%) Pharmaceutical
27 212 (8.11%) HTML

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 97 (3.71%) SharePoint
2 33 (1.26%) Apache Spark
3 29 (1.11%) IIS
4 22 (0.84%) Confluence
5 17 (0.65%) Apache
6 14 (0.54%) MS Exchange
7 11 (0.42%) WordPress
8 10 (0.38%) Apache Solr
8 10 (0.38%) SAS
8 10 (0.38%) ThingWorx
9 6 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.23%) nginx
9 6 (0.23%) SugarCRM
9 6 (0.23%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.19%) Skype for Business
11 4 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2013
12 3 (0.11%) OpenStack
13 2 (0.077%) JBoss
13 2 (0.077%) Mule
13 2 (0.077%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 181 (6.93%) Microsoft Office
2 100 (3.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 36 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 35 (1.34%) Microsoft Project
5 26 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
6 20 (0.77%) SOLIDWORKS
7 16 (0.61%) Siemens NX
8 13 (0.50%) MS Visio
9 5 (0.19%) Solid Edge
10 4 (0.15%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
12 2 (0.077%) Simulink
13 1 (0.038%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.038%) Autodesk Inventor
13 1 (0.038%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.038%) Figma
13 1 (0.038%) InfoPath
13 1 (0.038%) PTC Creo
13 1 (0.038%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 75 (2.87%) Dynamics AX
2 68 (2.60%) SAP S/4HANA
3 41 (1.57%) NetSuite
4 36 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 33 (1.26%) Dynamics NAV
6 27 (1.03%) SAP Business One
7 18 (0.69%) SAP MM
8 17 (0.65%) SAP SD
9 16 (0.61%) Teamcenter
10 15 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
11 14 (0.54%) Oracle Applications
11 14 (0.54%) SAP IBP
11 14 (0.54%) SAP MDG
11 14 (0.54%) SAP SCM
12 13 (0.50%) SAP ERP
13 12 (0.46%) Magento
14 11 (0.42%) Shopify
15 10 (0.38%) SAP APO
16 9 (0.34%) Primavera
16 9 (0.34%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 411 (15.73%) Azure
2 270 (10.33%) AWS
3 224 (8.57%) Microsoft 365
4 148 (5.66%) SaaS
5 137 (5.24%) GCP
6 127 (4.86%) Power Platform
7 123 (4.71%) Dynamics 365
8 76 (2.91%) Serverless
9 35 (1.34%) AWS Lambda
10 34 (1.30%) Azure Functions
11 28 (1.07%) PowerApps
12 24 (0.92%) PaaS
13 20 (0.77%) Azure Event Grid
13 20 (0.77%) Cloudflare
14 18 (0.69%) Power Automate
15 17 (0.65%) Amazon S3
15 17 (0.65%) IaaS
16 15 (0.57%) Apigee
16 15 (0.57%) Azure Active Directory
16 15 (0.57%) Kong
Communications & Networking
1 126 (4.82%) Firewall
2 85 (3.25%) WAN
3 82 (3.14%) LAN
4 66 (2.53%) DNS
5 57 (2.18%) VPN
6 47 (1.80%) Wireless
7 44 (1.68%) DHCP
8 41 (1.57%) Network Security
9 35 (1.34%) VoIP
10 31 (1.19%) Ethernet
11 30 (1.15%) Internet
12 29 (1.11%) TCP/IP
13 23 (0.88%) Modbus
14 21 (0.80%) VLAN
15 17 (0.65%) RS-422
16 16 (0.61%) Wi-Fi
17 15 (0.57%) FTP
18 13 (0.50%) OSPF
18 13 (0.50%) SAN
18 13 (0.50%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 170 (6.51%) SQL Server
2 120 (4.59%) Power BI
3 80 (3.06%) NoSQL
4 75 (2.87%) PostgreSQL
5 65 (2.49%) Relational Database
6 61 (2.33%) MySQL
7 48 (1.84%) Data Warehouse
7 48 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 42 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 41 (1.57%) Tableau
10 38 (1.45%) MongoDB
11 37 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
12 35 (1.34%) Hadoop
13 25 (0.96%) RDBMS
14 23 (0.88%) Big Data
14 23 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 18 (0.69%) Amazon Redshift
16 16 (0.61%) Amazon Aurora
16 16 (0.61%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 16 (0.61%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 116 (4.44%) Git (software)
2 92 (3.52%) JIRA
3 40 (1.53%) Visual Studio
4 31 (1.19%) Jenkins
5 28 (1.07%) Selenium
6 20 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (0.61%) JUnit
7 16 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
8 14 (0.54%) Cypress.io
9 13 (0.50%) IntelliJ
10 12 (0.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 11 (0.42%) Cucumber
11 11 (0.42%) Visual Studio Code
12 10 (0.38%) Liquibase
13 9 (0.34%) Postman
13 9 (0.34%) webpack
14 8 (0.31%) GitLab
14 8 (0.31%) gulp
14 8 (0.31%) TeamCity
15 7 (0.27%) Maven
General
1 903 (34.56%) Finance
2 686 (26.25%) Social Skills
3 665 (25.45%) Marketing
4 599 (22.92%) Telecoms
5 591 (22.62%) Electronics
5 591 (22.62%) Public Sector
6 270 (10.33%) Retail
7 237 (9.07%) Analytical Skills
8 213 (8.15%) Pharmaceutical
9 105 (4.02%) Automotive
10 81 (3.10%) Legal
10 81 (3.10%) Presentation Skills
11 72 (2.76%) Law
12 57 (2.18%) Games
12 57 (2.18%) Influencing Skills
13 46 (1.76%) French Language
14 42 (1.61%) Organisational Skills
15 32 (1.22%) Banking
16 31 (1.19%) Aerospace
17 16 (0.61%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 415 (15.88%) Developer
2 306 (11.71%) Analyst
3 177 (6.77%) Consultant
4 134 (5.13%) Software Engineer
5 123 (4.71%) Project Manager
6 115 (4.40%) IT Manager
7 102 (3.90%) Architect
7 102 (3.90%) Business Analyst
8 100 (3.83%) Senior Developer
9 79 (3.02%) IT Engineer
10 77 (2.95%) IT Support
11 71 (2.72%) Support Engineer
12 65 (2.49%) Full Stack Developer
13 63 (2.41%) Java Developer
14 54 (2.07%) Design Engineer
14 54 (2.07%) Senior Software Engineer
15 50 (1.91%) Administrator
15 50 (1.91%) Technologist
16 48 (1.84%) ERP Analyst
16 48 (1.84%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 212 (8.11%) HTML
2 192 (7.35%) .NET
3 165 (6.31%) React
4 156 (5.97%) CSS
5 112 (4.29%) AngularJS
6 60 (2.30%) ASP.NET
6 60 (2.30%) Node.js
7 58 (2.22%) .NET Core
8 51 (1.95%) EDI
8 51 (1.95%) Web Services
9 49 (1.88%) REST
9 49 (1.88%) Spring
10 48 (1.84%) jQuery
11 44 (1.68%) HTML5
12 37 (1.42%) XML
13 36 (1.38%) ASP.NET Web API
14 35 (1.34%) Spring Boot
15 33 (1.26%) Vue.js
16 31 (1.19%) Sass
17 30 (1.15%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 121 (4.63%) Self-Motivation
2 113 (4.32%) Management Information System
3 84 (3.21%) FMCG
4 82 (3.14%) Algorithms
5 79 (3.02%) User Experience
6 70 (2.68%) Life Science
7 57 (2.18%) Greenfield Project
8 56 (2.14%) Cloud Native
9 53 (2.03%) Data Centre
10 50 (1.91%) Social Media
11 46 (1.76%) Mobile App
12 44 (1.68%) Driving Licence
13 39 (1.49%) Robotics
14 36 (1.38%) Data Structures
15 32 (1.22%) Analogue Electronics
16 23 (0.88%) Legacy Systems
16 23 (0.88%) SCADA
17 22 (0.84%) Industry 4.0
18 18 (0.69%) PKI
18 18 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 251 (9.61%) Windows
2 117 (4.48%) Windows Server
3 116 (4.44%) Linux
4 79 (3.02%) Windows 10
5 44 (1.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 39 (1.49%) Windows Server 2016
7 32 (1.22%) Windows Server 2019
8 29 (1.11%) Windows 7
9 25 (0.96%) Unix
10 16 (0.61%) Android
11 15 (0.57%) Mac OS
12 9 (0.34%) VMS
13 8 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (0.27%) Apple iOS
14 7 (0.27%) CentOS
15 6 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.19%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.15%) Kali Linux
17 4 (0.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 4 (0.15%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 709 (27.13%) Business Intelligence
2 598 (22.89%) Agile Software Development
3 546 (20.90%) Digital Marketing
3 546 (20.90%) Programme Management
4 474 (18.14%) ERP
5 416 (15.92%) Problem-Solving
6 278 (10.64%) Project Management
7 261 (9.99%) DevOps
8 225 (8.61%) Software Engineering
9 220 (8.42%) Scrum
10 210 (8.04%) Continuous Improvement
11 203 (7.77%) Analytics
12 190 (7.27%) Stakeholder Management
13 187 (7.16%) Computer Science
14 149 (5.70%) Logistics
15 143 (5.47%) Full Stack Development
16 142 (5.43%) ITIL
17 141 (5.40%) CRM
18 140 (5.36%) Mentoring
19 135 (5.17%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 372 (14.24%) SQL
2 325 (12.44%) JavaScript
3 232 (8.88%) C#
4 204 (7.81%) Python
5 191 (7.31%) Java
6 120 (4.59%) C
7 94 (3.60%) C++
8 92 (3.52%) PowerShell
9 91 (3.48%) TypeScript
10 70 (2.68%) T-SQL
11 63 (2.41%) Go
12 49 (1.88%) PHP
13 42 (1.61%) VB.NET
14 34 (1.30%) VB
15 32 (1.22%) Ruby
16 22 (0.84%) Kotlin
17 18 (0.69%) Elixir
17 18 (0.69%) Erlang
17 18 (0.69%) ML
17 18 (0.69%) R
Qualifications
1 442 (16.92%) Degree
2 53 (2.03%) Security Cleared
3 51 (1.95%) PhD
4 49 (1.88%) Master's Degree
5 48 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
6 37 (1.42%) SC Cleared
7 36 (1.38%) Cisco Certification
8 22 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 21 (0.80%) Microsoft Certification
10 19 (0.73%) CISSP
10 19 (0.73%) PMP
11 17 (0.65%) PMI Certification
12 15 (0.57%) HNC
13 14 (0.54%) CCNA
14 13 (0.50%) CCNP
14 13 (0.50%) CISM
14 13 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
15 11 (0.42%) Network+ Certification
15 11 (0.42%) TOGAF Certification
16 10 (0.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (5.70%) QA
2 75 (2.87%) GDPR
3 62 (2.37%) GMP
4 36 (1.38%) NIST
5 33 (1.26%) SLA
6 32 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 24 (0.92%) Accessibility
8 22 (0.84%) GxP
8 22 (0.84%) ISO 9001
9 16 (0.61%) PCI DSS
10 14 (0.54%) PMO
11 13 (0.50%) GLP
12 11 (0.42%) Data Quality
12 11 (0.42%) NEBOSH
12 11 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 10 (0.38%) GAMP
14 9 (0.34%) GRC
15 8 (0.31%) COBIT
15 8 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
16 6 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 206 (7.88%) Active Directory
2 134 (5.13%) Docker
3 84 (3.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 67 (2.56%) Hyper-V
5 39 (1.49%) Firmware
6 15 (0.57%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 13 (0.50%) VMware Server
8 12 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (0.34%) vSphere
10 8 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
11 7 (0.27%) BitLocker
11 7 (0.27%) XenApp
12 6 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
13 4 (0.15%) Snort
13 4 (0.15%) Squid
14 2 (0.077%) Terminal Services
15 1 (0.038%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 1 (0.038%) NFS
15 1 (0.038%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 147 (5.63%) Kubernetes
2 70 (2.68%) Terraform
3 29 (1.11%) Ansible
4 27 (1.03%) Microsoft Intune
5 24 (0.92%) SCCM
6 14 (0.54%) Puppet
7 10 (0.38%) Mesos
8 9 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
8 9 (0.34%) ZABBIX
9 7 (0.27%) Nessus
9 7 (0.27%) WSUS
10 6 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
10 6 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
11 4 (0.15%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.15%) CASB
11 4 (0.15%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.15%) Nagios
11 4 (0.15%) Nexpose
11 4 (0.15%) SCOM
11 4 (0.15%) Suricata
Vendors
1 842 (32.22%) SAP
2 521 (19.94%) Microsoft
3 146 (5.59%) Oracle
4 139 (5.32%) VMware
5 114 (4.36%) Cisco
6 104 (3.98%) Google
7 54 (2.07%) Salesforce.com
8 52 (1.99%) JD Edwards
9 44 (1.68%) IFS
10 34 (1.30%) Sage
11 27 (1.03%) Siemens
12 25 (0.96%) Facebook
12 25 (0.96%) ServiceNow
13 24 (0.92%) Infor
14 22 (0.84%) EMC
15 20 (0.77%) Citrix
16 17 (0.65%) Epicor
16 17 (0.65%) MicroStrategy
17 16 (0.61%) Cognos
17 16 (0.61%) Databricks