Period
to 17 September 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 6 months to 17 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 123 125 136
Rank change year-on-year +2 +11 -45
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 119 35 145
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 2.22% 1.31% 2.18%
As % of the General category 4.42% 2.85% 4.12%
Number of salaries quoted 89 24 122
10th Percentile £26,250 £52,150 £32,500
25th Percentile £34,000 £56,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £57,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -13.04% +15.00% +5.26%
75th Percentile £65,000 £80,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £80,500 " £77,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -13.04% +21.05% +4.97%

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 Manchester with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 2,695 1,230 3,520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 50.35% 45.90% 53.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,867 989 2,681
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £38,000 £39,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,706 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +1.41% +11.11% -
75th Percentile £66,000 £62,500 £58,750
90th Percentile £82,275 £73,750 £71,250
North West median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% +5.88%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in Manchester

Manufacturing
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Manufacturing in Manchester

Manufacturing
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Manufacturing in Manchester over the 6 months to 17 September 2021.

Salary histogram for Manufacturing in Manchester

Manufacturing
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 17 September 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
Bolton - 32 £27,500 - 2
Stockport - 6 £23,000 - 7
Bury 0 4 £27,500 -38.89% 1
Oldham -2 1 - - 6
Salford - 1 £52,500 - 2
Manufacturing
North West

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 37 (31.09%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (29.41%) DevOps
3 31 (26.05%) ERP
3 31 (26.05%) Scrum
4 29 (24.37%) Microsoft
5 28 (23.53%) French Language
5 28 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
5 28 (23.53%) Instagram
5 28 (23.53%) Social Skills
6 27 (22.69%) SAP
7 24 (20.17%) C
7 24 (20.17%) Finance
7 24 (20.17%) Software Engineering
8 23 (19.33%) Software Testing
8 23 (19.33%) Requirements Gathering
9 21 (17.65%) RS-422
9 21 (17.65%) C++
9 21 (17.65%) Ethernet
9 21 (17.65%) Modbus
10 20 (16.81%) Dynamics 365
11 19 (15.97%) Stakeholder Management
11 19 (15.97%) Windows
11 19 (15.97%) Microsoft 365
12 17 (14.29%) CRM
13 16 (13.45%) Retail
14 15 (12.61%) Law
14 15 (12.61%) SQL
15 14 (11.76%) Active Directory
15 14 (11.76%) Windows Server
16 13 (10.92%) Dynamics AX

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 6 (5.04%) SharePoint
1 6 (5.04%) SugarCRM
2 2 (1.68%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.84%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 13 (10.92%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (5.88%) SAP APO
2 7 (5.88%) SAP SD
3 6 (5.04%) Sage 1000
4 5 (4.20%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (3.36%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (3.36%) SAP Business One
5 4 (3.36%) SAP PP
6 2 (1.68%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.84%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.84%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.84%) SAP EWM
7 1 (0.84%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 20 (16.81%) Dynamics 365
2 19 (15.97%) Microsoft 365
3 11 (9.24%) Azure
4 7 (5.88%) AWS
4 7 (5.88%) Power Platform
5 4 (3.36%) OneDrive
6 3 (2.52%) PowerApps
6 3 (2.52%) Route 53
6 3 (2.52%) SaaS
7 2 (1.68%) GCP
7 2 (1.68%) Google Analytics
7 2 (1.68%) Google Data Studio
8 1 (0.84%) Amazon Cognito
8 1 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.84%) Google Ads
8 1 (0.84%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.84%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 21 (17.65%) Ethernet
1 21 (17.65%) Modbus
1 21 (17.65%) RS-422
2 9 (7.56%) DNS
3 6 (5.04%) WAN
4 5 (4.20%) LAN
4 5 (4.20%) VPN
5 4 (3.36%) DHCP
5 4 (3.36%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.52%) Cisco IOS
7 1 (0.84%) SAN
7 1 (0.84%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.84%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.84%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.88%) Power BI
2 2 (1.68%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.84%) Tableau
3 1 (0.84%) Tableau Desktop
3 1 (0.84%) Tableau Server
Development Applications
1 1 (0.84%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.84%) gulp
1 1 (0.84%) IntelliJ
1 1 (0.84%) JIRA
1 1 (0.84%) JUnit
1 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 28 (23.53%) French Language
1 28 (23.53%) Social Skills
2 24 (20.17%) Finance
3 16 (13.45%) Retail
4 15 (12.61%) Law
5 12 (10.08%) Marketing
5 12 (10.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (7.56%) Influencing Skills
7 7 (5.88%) Electronics
7 7 (5.88%) Public Sector
7 7 (5.88%) Telecoms
8 5 (4.20%) Presentation Skills
9 3 (2.52%) General Ledger
10 2 (1.68%) Military
11 1 (0.84%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.84%) Back Office
11 1 (0.84%) Banking
11 1 (0.84%) Games
11 1 (0.84%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (19.33%) Software Engineer
2 20 (16.81%) Software Test Engineer
2 20 (16.81%) Test Engineer
3 18 (15.13%) Consultant
4 16 (13.45%) Analyst
5 12 (10.08%) IT Support
6 10 (8.40%) SAP Analyst
7 9 (7.56%) IT Engineer
8 8 (6.72%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 8 (6.72%) IT Support Engineer
8 8 (6.72%) Project Leader
8 8 (6.72%) Software Project Leader
8 8 (6.72%) Support Consultant
8 8 (6.72%) Support Engineer
8 8 (6.72%) Test Leader
8 8 (6.72%) Test Project Leader
9 6 (5.04%) Administrator
10 5 (4.20%) Business Analyst
11 4 (3.36%) Project Manager
11 4 (3.36%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.72%) Velocity
2 3 (2.52%) .NET
3 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.68%) CSS
3 2 (1.68%) EDI
3 2 (1.68%) HTML
3 2 (1.68%) Jest
3 2 (1.68%) React
4 1 (0.84%) Apollo GraphQL
4 1 (0.84%) Enzyme
4 1 (0.84%) GraphQL
4 1 (0.84%) Mongoose
4 1 (0.84%) React Native
4 1 (0.84%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.20%) Fat Client
1 5 (4.20%) Thin Client
2 4 (3.36%) Data Centre
2 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.52%) PMI
4 2 (1.68%) Blog
4 2 (1.68%) FMCG
5 1 (0.84%) Clustering
5 1 (0.84%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.84%) Mashup
5 1 (0.84%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.84%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 19 (15.97%) Windows
2 14 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 9 (7.56%) Windows Server 2019
4 8 (6.72%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (5.88%) Linux
6 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2016
7 5 (4.20%) Windows 10
8 4 (3.36%) Android
8 4 (3.36%) Apple iOS
8 4 (3.36%) Windows 7
8 4 (3.36%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (31.09%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (29.41%) DevOps
3 31 (26.05%) ERP
3 31 (26.05%) Scrum
4 28 (23.53%) Problem-Solving
5 24 (20.17%) Software Engineering
6 23 (19.33%) Requirements Gathering
6 23 (19.33%) Software Testing
7 19 (15.97%) Stakeholder Management
8 17 (14.29%) CRM
9 12 (10.08%) Data Analysis
10 11 (9.24%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (9.24%) Mentoring
11 10 (8.40%) Test Scripting
12 9 (7.56%) Coaching
12 9 (7.56%) Digital Marketing
13 8 (6.72%) Analytics
13 8 (6.72%) Project Management
14 7 (5.88%) Programme Management
15 6 (5.04%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (20.17%) C
2 21 (17.65%) C++
3 15 (12.61%) SQL
4 4 (3.36%) JavaScript
5 3 (2.52%) Java
6 2 (1.68%) PHP
6 2 (1.68%) Python
6 2 (1.68%) Ruby
7 1 (0.84%) ABAP
7 1 (0.84%) C#
7 1 (0.84%) Go
7 1 (0.84%) PowerShell
7 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.84%) VB
7 1 (0.84%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (3.36%) Degree
1 4 (3.36%) PMI Certification
1 4 (3.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (3.36%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.84%) HNC
2 1 (0.84%) PMP
2 1 (0.84%) Tableau Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) GMP
System Software
1 14 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.04%) Hyper-V
4 3 (2.52%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.68%) Docker
6 1 (0.84%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (3.36%) SCCM
1 4 (3.36%) SCOM
2 2 (1.68%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.68%) Terraform
3 1 (0.84%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 29 (24.37%) Microsoft
2 28 (23.53%) Instagram
3 27 (22.69%) SAP
4 9 (7.56%) VMware
5 8 (6.72%) Sage
6 4 (3.36%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (3.36%) WatchGuard
7 3 (2.52%) Cisco
8 2 (1.68%) Facebook
8 2 (1.68%) Google
8 2 (1.68%) JD Edwards
8 2 (1.68%) Oracle
9 1 (0.84%) Freshdesk
9 1 (0.84%) Infor
9 1 (0.84%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.84%) SYSPRO