Period
to 28 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 6 months to 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
England > Midlands
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 64 135 99
Rank change year-on-year +71 -36 -35
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 450 69 338
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.20% 1.68% 3.00%
As % of the General category 7.33% 3.29% 5.80%
Number of salaries quoted 334 49 260
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £29,675
25th Percentile £37,500 £32,750 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £63,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 6,140 2,099 5,824
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 57.30% 51.12% 51.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4,115 1,618 4,544
10th Percentile £28,250 £29,000 £25,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
75th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £58,500 £57,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +1.74% +6.48% +2.86%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in the Midlands

Manufacturing
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Manufacturing in the Midlands

Manufacturing
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Manufacturing in the Midlands over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Manufacturing in the Midlands

Manufacturing
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 28 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
West Midlands +53 252 £50,000 - 183
East Midlands +40 197 £47,500 +2.70% 108
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 136 (30.22%) ERP
2 120 (26.67%) Social Skills
3 117 (26.00%) Microsoft
4 101 (22.44%) Agile Software Development
5 83 (18.44%) Finance
6 76 (16.89%) SAP
7 75 (16.67%) SQL
8 67 (14.89%) Windows
8 67 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
9 59 (13.11%) JavaScript
10 58 (12.89%) Project Management
11 57 (12.67%) Active Directory
11 57 (12.67%) Windows Server
12 56 (12.44%) Microsoft 365
12 56 (12.44%) Azure
13 47 (10.44%) SQL Server
14 46 (10.22%) Logistics
15 45 (10.00%) PRINCE2
16 44 (9.78%) VMware
17 43 (9.56%) Microsoft Office
17 43 (9.56%) Oracle
18 41 (9.11%) Degree
19 40 (8.89%) HTML
20 39 (8.67%) Firewall
21 37 (8.22%) Retail
22 36 (8.00%) SaaS
22 36 (8.00%) FMCG
22 36 (8.00%) EDI
22 36 (8.00%) LAN
22 36 (8.00%) Cisco

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 19 (4.22%) SharePoint
2 16 (3.56%) IIS
3 6 (1.33%) ThingWorx
4 5 (1.11%) Skype for Business
5 2 (0.44%) Confluence
5 2 (0.44%) WordPress
6 1 (0.22%) Appian
6 1 (0.22%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 43 (9.56%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (5.11%) Microsoft Project
3 14 (3.11%) Microsoft Excel
4 7 (1.56%) Siemens NX
5 6 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (1.11%) Solid Edge
7 3 (0.67%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.67%) Simulink
8 2 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 1 (0.22%) Autodesk Inventor
Business Applications
1 8 (1.78%) Dynamics AX
1 8 (1.78%) PRMS
2 7 (1.56%) NetSuite
2 7 (1.56%) SAP S/4HANA
2 7 (1.56%) Teamcenter
3 6 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (1.33%) SAP Business One
4 4 (0.89%) Dynamics GP
5 3 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.67%) SAP ERP
5 3 (0.67%) SAP PP
5 3 (0.67%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.44%) OpenCart
6 2 (0.44%) SAP GTS
6 2 (0.44%) SAP SCM
6 2 (0.44%) TrackWise
7 1 (0.22%) iTrent
7 1 (0.22%) Magento
7 1 (0.22%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 56 (12.44%) Azure
1 56 (12.44%) Microsoft 365
2 36 (8.00%) SaaS
3 24 (5.33%) AWS
4 16 (3.56%) Dynamics 365
5 15 (3.33%) GCP
6 14 (3.11%) Power Platform
7 10 (2.22%) IaaS
7 10 (2.22%) PaaS
8 5 (1.11%) npm
9 4 (0.89%) Azure Event Grid
9 4 (0.89%) Azure Functions
9 4 (0.89%) Cloudflare
9 4 (0.89%) PowerApps
9 4 (0.89%) Serverless
10 2 (0.44%) Boomi
10 2 (0.44%) Firebase
10 2 (0.44%) Google Play
10 2 (0.44%) ServiceMax
11 1 (0.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 39 (8.67%) Firewall
2 36 (8.00%) LAN
3 34 (7.56%) DNS
4 31 (6.89%) WAN
5 18 (4.00%) DHCP
6 17 (3.78%) VPN
6 17 (3.78%) Wireless
7 12 (2.67%) Network Security
7 12 (2.67%) TCP/IP
8 8 (1.78%) FTP
9 7 (1.56%) VLAN
10 6 (1.33%) BGP
10 6 (1.33%) OSPF
11 5 (1.11%) Skype
12 4 (0.89%) Cisco Nexus
12 4 (0.89%) SAN
12 4 (0.89%) Wi-Fi
13 3 (0.67%) Cisco IOS
13 3 (0.67%) SMTP
14 2 (0.44%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (10.44%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.89%) MySQL
3 11 (2.44%) Power BI
4 10 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (2.00%) Relational Database
6 7 (1.56%) Tableau
7 6 (1.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.11%) Data Lake
9 3 (0.67%) Big Data
9 3 (0.67%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
9 3 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (0.67%) SAP HANA
10 2 (0.44%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.44%) SAP BW
11 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2017
11 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 34 (7.56%) Git (software)
2 16 (3.56%) JIRA
3 8 (1.78%) Visual Studio
4 7 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 6 (1.33%) Jenkins
6 5 (1.11%) ESLint
6 5 (1.11%) webpack
7 3 (0.67%) JUnit
7 3 (0.67%) Liquibase
7 3 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (0.67%) PHPUnit
7 3 (0.67%) Selenium
7 3 (0.67%) Toad
8 2 (0.44%) Android Studio
8 2 (0.44%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.44%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.44%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.44%) JMeter
8 2 (0.44%) LSMW
8 2 (0.44%) Postman
General
1 120 (26.67%) Social Skills
2 83 (18.44%) Finance
3 37 (8.22%) Retail
4 35 (7.78%) Marketing
5 32 (7.11%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (6.22%) Telecoms
7 20 (4.44%) Electronics
8 19 (4.22%) Public Sector
9 12 (2.67%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (2.44%) Aerospace
10 11 (2.44%) Games
11 9 (2.00%) Automotive
11 9 (2.00%) Presentation Skills
12 8 (1.78%) Humanities
13 7 (1.56%) Back Office
13 7 (1.56%) Influencing Skills
13 7 (1.56%) Law
14 5 (1.11%) Billing
14 5 (1.11%) Legal
14 5 (1.11%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 86 (19.11%) Analyst
2 51 (11.33%) Business Analyst
2 51 (11.33%) Developer
3 39 (8.67%) IT Manager
4 29 (6.44%) IT Engineer
5 28 (6.22%) IT Analyst
5 28 (6.22%) IT Support
6 27 (6.00%) Project Manager
7 23 (5.11%) Senior Developer
8 22 (4.89%) Architect
9 21 (4.67%) Consultant
9 21 (4.67%) Java Developer
10 20 (4.44%) ERP Analyst
10 20 (4.44%) ERP Business Analyst
11 16 (3.56%) Business IT Analyst
11 16 (3.56%) IT Business Analyst
12 13 (2.89%) Infrastructure Manager
12 13 (2.89%) JavaScript Developer
12 13 (2.89%) Project Leader
13 12 (2.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (8.89%) HTML
2 36 (8.00%) EDI
3 27 (6.00%) CSS
4 24 (5.33%) React
5 19 (4.22%) .NET
6 14 (3.11%) Sass
7 11 (2.44%) Spring
8 10 (2.22%) HTML5
9 9 (2.00%) .NET Framework
9 9 (2.00%) ASP.NET
9 9 (2.00%) ASP.NET Core
9 9 (2.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (1.78%) LESS
10 8 (1.78%) Spring Boot
11 7 (1.56%) GraphQL
12 6 (1.33%) Ajax
12 6 (1.33%) REST
12 6 (1.33%) XML
13 5 (1.11%) OpenID
13 5 (1.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 36 (8.00%) FMCG
2 27 (6.00%) Management Information System
3 19 (4.22%) Self-Motivation
4 15 (3.33%) Data Centre
5 14 (3.11%) Driving Licence
6 10 (2.22%) iSeries
6 10 (2.22%) User Experience
7 8 (1.78%) Animation
7 8 (1.78%) Life Science
8 7 (1.56%) Data Protection Act
8 7 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
9 6 (1.33%) SCADA
10 5 (1.11%) Algorithms
10 5 (1.11%) Analogue Electronics
10 5 (1.11%) CCTV
10 5 (1.11%) Cyberthreat
10 5 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
11 4 (0.89%) Legacy Systems
11 4 (0.89%) PKI
12 3 (0.67%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 67 (14.89%) Windows
2 57 (12.67%) Windows Server
3 20 (4.44%) Linux
3 20 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 19 (4.22%) Windows 10
4 19 (4.22%) Windows Server 2016
5 10 (2.22%) Mac OS
5 10 (2.22%) Windows Server 2019
6 9 (2.00%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.67%) CentOS
7 3 (0.67%) Unix
8 2 (0.44%) Android
9 1 (0.22%) AIX
9 1 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (30.22%) ERP
2 101 (22.44%) Agile Software Development
3 67 (14.89%) Problem-Solving
4 58 (12.89%) Project Management
5 46 (10.22%) Logistics
6 45 (10.00%) PRINCE2
7 35 (7.78%) Business Intelligence
8 34 (7.56%) Service Delivery
9 32 (7.11%) Validation
10 31 (6.89%) Business Analysis
10 31 (6.89%) Full Stack Development
10 31 (6.89%) Project Delivery
10 31 (6.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 29 (6.44%) CRM
11 29 (6.44%) Project Planning
12 28 (6.22%) Continuous Improvement
13 27 (6.00%) DevOps
14 26 (5.78%) Decision-Making
14 26 (5.78%) ITIL
14 26 (5.78%) Requirements Gathering
Programming Languages
1 75 (16.67%) SQL
2 59 (13.11%) JavaScript
3 35 (7.78%) C#
4 25 (5.56%) Java
5 21 (4.67%) T-SQL
6 20 (4.44%) TypeScript
7 18 (4.00%) PowerShell
8 11 (2.44%) Python
9 10 (2.22%) VB
10 8 (1.78%) C
10 8 (1.78%) RPG
11 7 (1.56%) C++
11 7 (1.56%) PHP
11 7 (1.56%) VBA
12 3 (0.67%) MATLAB
12 3 (0.67%) PHP 7
12 3 (0.67%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.44%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.22%) Fortran
14 1 (0.22%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 41 (9.11%) Degree
2 9 (2.00%) CISSP
3 8 (1.78%) PhD
4 5 (1.11%) CISM
4 5 (1.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.89%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 3 (0.67%) CompTIA Security+
6 3 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.67%) MCSE
6 3 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.67%) PMP
6 3 (0.67%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.44%) A+ Certification
7 2 (0.44%) CCIE
7 2 (0.44%) CCNA
7 2 (0.44%) CCNP
7 2 (0.44%) MCSA
7 2 (0.44%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.67%) QA
2 11 (2.44%) SLA
3 10 (2.22%) GDPR
4 7 (1.56%) PMO
5 6 (1.33%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.44%) Accessibility
6 2 (0.44%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.22%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.22%) NCSC
7 1 (0.22%) NIST
System Software
1 57 (12.67%) Active Directory
2 24 (5.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (3.78%) Hyper-V
4 8 (1.78%) VMware Server
5 5 (1.11%) Docker
6 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (2.67%) SCCM
2 9 (2.00%) ZABBIX
3 8 (1.78%) WSUS
4 4 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (0.89%) Terraform
5 3 (0.67%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 3 (0.67%) Backup Exec
5 3 (0.67%) FortiGate
5 3 (0.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.22%) Nessus
Vendors
1 117 (26.00%) Microsoft
2 76 (16.89%) SAP
3 44 (9.78%) VMware
4 43 (9.56%) Oracle
5 36 (8.00%) Cisco
6 22 (4.89%) JD Edwards
7 15 (3.33%) Siemens
8 14 (3.11%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (2.89%) Google
10 11 (2.44%) IFS
11 9 (2.00%) AppDynamics
12 8 (1.78%) Sage
13 7 (1.56%) NetApp
14 6 (1.33%) Birst
14 6 (1.33%) Citrix
14 6 (1.33%) Infor
15 5 (1.11%) Dell
16 3 (0.67%) CommVault
16 3 (0.67%) McAfee
16 3 (0.67%) Sophos