Period
to 27 July 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 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 95 154 82
Rank change year-on-year +59 -72 -18
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 297 84 423
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.10% 1.55% 3.54%
As % of the General category 5.82% 2.91% 6.42%
Number of salaries quoted 204 67 278
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,500 £25,000
25th Percentile £41,125 £38,500 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
75th Percentile £57,500 £58,375 £56,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £71,000 £68,750
England 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 the Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5,105 2,889 6,584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 53.27% 53.45% 55.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3,526 2,323 4,820
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £46,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +2.15% +9.41% -
75th Percentile £58,948 £58,750 £57,500
90th Percentile £73,500 £70,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.68% +6.67% +5.00%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +15 176 £45,000 -5.26% 155
East Midlands +36 120 £45,000 -5.26% 148
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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.

1 113 (38.05%) ERP
2 65 (21.89%) Microsoft
3 59 (19.87%) SQL
4 58 (19.53%) Windows
5 53 (17.85%) Finance
6 52 (17.51%) Social Skills
7 49 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
8 47 (15.82%) SAP
9 41 (13.80%) Project Management
10 40 (13.47%) Degree
11 38 (12.79%) Windows Server
12 37 (12.46%) Logistics
13 36 (12.12%) Oracle
13 36 (12.12%) PRINCE2
14 35 (11.78%) Java
14 35 (11.78%) Business Analysis
15 33 (11.11%) Python
16 31 (10.44%) Active Directory
16 31 (10.44%) Microsoft 365
17 30 (10.10%) ITIL
17 30 (10.10%) VMware
18 29 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
18 29 (9.76%) Project Delivery
19 28 (9.43%) JavaScript
19 28 (9.43%) JD Edwards
19 28 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
20 26 (8.75%) HTML
21 25 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
21 25 (8.42%) Six Sigma
21 25 (8.42%) Retail

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 (6.40%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.02%) Skype for Business
3 5 (1.68%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.68%) ThingWorx
4 2 (0.67%) Confluence
4 2 (0.67%) IIS
4 2 (0.67%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 29 (9.76%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (2.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.69%) Microsoft Project
3 6 (2.02%) Siemens NX
3 6 (2.02%) Solid Edge
4 3 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (4.04%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (3.70%) NetSuite
3 10 (3.37%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (2.02%) Dynamics GP
4 6 (2.02%) Teamcenter
5 5 (1.68%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
6 2 (0.67%) Magento
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle Assets
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
6 2 (0.67%) Oracle Receivables
6 2 (0.67%) SAP GTS
6 2 (0.67%) SAP SCM
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Cash Management
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
7 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.44%) Microsoft 365
2 19 (6.40%) Dynamics 365
3 12 (4.04%) Azure
4 11 (3.70%) SaaS
5 8 (2.69%) Power Platform
6 7 (2.36%) AWS
7 3 (1.01%) GitHub
8 2 (0.67%) GCP
8 2 (0.67%) Google Ads
8 2 (0.67%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.34%) Amazon Cognito
9 1 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.34%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.34%) Boomi
9 1 (0.34%) Google Workspace
9 1 (0.34%) IaaS
9 1 (0.34%) PaaS
9 1 (0.34%) Power Automate
9 1 (0.34%) Serverless
9 1 (0.34%) ServiceMax
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.73%) WAN
2 19 (6.40%) LAN
3 16 (5.39%) DNS
4 15 (5.05%) Firewall
5 14 (4.71%) TCP/IP
6 11 (3.70%) DHCP
7 10 (3.37%) VPN
7 10 (3.37%) Wireless
8 8 (2.69%) Ethernet
9 6 (2.02%) Skype
10 5 (1.68%) RS-232
10 5 (1.68%) RS-485
11 3 (1.01%) VoIP
12 2 (0.67%) 3G
12 2 (0.67%) 4G
12 2 (0.67%) 5G
12 2 (0.67%) Broadband
12 2 (0.67%) Network Security
12 2 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (5.72%) SQL Server
2 11 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (2.69%) MySQL
4 7 (2.36%) Power BI
5 3 (1.01%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.01%) Tableau
6 2 (0.67%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.34%) MS Access
7 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.34%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2017
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (4.71%) JIRA
2 10 (3.37%) Eclipse
3 8 (2.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 7 (2.36%) GCC
5 6 (2.02%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.68%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.67%) Bugzilla
7 2 (0.67%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.34%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.34%) gulp
8 1 (0.34%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.34%) JUnit
8 1 (0.34%) Liquibase
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.34%) PHPUnit
8 1 (0.34%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 53 (17.85%) Finance
2 52 (17.51%) Social Skills
3 25 (8.42%) Retail
4 23 (7.74%) Telecoms
5 19 (6.40%) Electronics
5 19 (6.40%) Marketing
6 15 (5.05%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (4.38%) Public Sector
8 11 (3.70%) Aerospace
8 11 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
9 9 (3.03%) Automotive
10 7 (2.36%) Games
10 7 (2.36%) Humanities
10 7 (2.36%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 7 (2.36%) Presentation Skills
11 6 (2.02%) Law
12 5 (1.68%) Documentation Skills
12 5 (1.68%) Influencing Skills
13 4 (1.35%) Legal
13 4 (1.35%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 70 (23.57%) Analyst
2 53 (17.85%) Business Analyst
3 37 (12.46%) Developer
4 28 (9.43%) ERP Analyst
4 28 (9.43%) ERP Business Analyst
5 25 (8.42%) IT Manager
6 22 (7.41%) IT Engineer
7 19 (6.40%) IT Analyst
7 19 (6.40%) Project Manager
8 15 (5.05%) Architect
9 14 (4.71%) Business IT Analyst
9 14 (4.71%) IT Business Analyst
9 14 (4.71%) IT Support
10 12 (4.04%) Web Developer
11 11 (3.70%) ERP Manager
12 10 (3.37%) Full Stack Developer
13 9 (3.03%) ERP Project Manager
13 9 (3.03%) Senior Analyst
13 9 (3.03%) Software Engineer
13 9 (3.03%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (8.75%) HTML
2 22 (7.41%) CSS
3 19 (6.40%) .NET
4 17 (5.72%) ASP.NET
5 12 (4.04%) EDI
6 4 (1.35%) XML
7 3 (1.01%) REST
7 3 (1.01%) SOAP
8 2 (0.67%) ModSecurity
8 2 (0.67%) React
9 1 (0.34%) ASP.NET Core
9 1 (0.34%) Enzyme
9 1 (0.34%) HTML5
9 1 (0.34%) Jest
9 1 (0.34%) Laravel
9 1 (0.34%) React Native
9 1 (0.34%) RESTful
9 1 (0.34%) Restlet
9 1 (0.34%) Tailwind CSS
9 1 (0.34%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.05%) FMCG
2 12 (4.04%) Management Information System
3 10 (3.37%) Life Science
4 8 (2.69%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.36%) Animation
5 7 (2.36%) Data Centre
5 7 (2.36%) Data Protection Act
5 7 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
6 6 (2.02%) CCTV
6 6 (2.02%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.02%) SCADA
6 6 (2.02%) Video Conferencing
7 5 (1.68%) Legacy Systems
7 5 (1.68%) User Experience
8 4 (1.35%) PKI
9 3 (1.01%) Biotechnology
9 3 (1.01%) NHS
10 2 (0.67%) AS400
10 2 (0.67%) CMDB
10 2 (0.67%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 58 (19.53%) Windows
2 38 (12.79%) Windows Server
3 16 (5.39%) Linux
4 15 (5.05%) Windows 10
5 14 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (4.71%) Windows Server 2016
6 12 (4.04%) Windows Server 2019
7 7 (2.36%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.01%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.67%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.67%) Unix
10 1 (0.34%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (38.05%) ERP
2 49 (16.50%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (13.80%) Project Management
4 37 (12.46%) Logistics
5 36 (12.12%) PRINCE2
6 35 (11.78%) Business Analysis
7 30 (10.10%) ITIL
8 29 (9.76%) Project Delivery
9 28 (9.43%) Stakeholder Management
10 25 (8.42%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (8.42%) Six Sigma
11 24 (8.08%) Problem-Solving
12 23 (7.74%) Validation
13 21 (7.07%) PRINCE
14 17 (5.72%) Change Management
14 17 (5.72%) Web Development
15 16 (5.39%) Requirements Gathering
16 15 (5.05%) Service Delivery
16 15 (5.05%) Software Engineering
17 13 (4.38%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 59 (19.87%) SQL
2 35 (11.78%) Java
3 33 (11.11%) Python
4 28 (9.43%) JavaScript
5 21 (7.07%) PHP
6 17 (5.72%) C
7 16 (5.39%) Ruby
8 14 (4.71%) C++
9 11 (3.70%) C#
10 9 (3.03%) Embedded C
11 7 (2.36%) PL/SQL
12 5 (1.68%) PowerShell
13 3 (1.01%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.01%) VBA
14 2 (0.67%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.67%) VB
14 2 (0.67%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.34%) Go
15 1 (0.34%) Magik
15 1 (0.34%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 40 (13.47%) Degree
2 13 (4.38%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (3.03%) PhD
4 5 (1.68%) TOGAF Certification
5 4 (1.35%) Security Cleared
6 3 (1.01%) HNC
6 3 (1.01%) SANS
6 3 (1.01%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.67%) CCNA
7 2 (0.67%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.67%) MCITP
7 2 (0.67%) MCSE
7 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.67%) Six Sigma Green Belt
8 1 (0.34%) ACCA
8 1 (0.34%) CISSP
8 1 (0.34%) HND
8 1 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.34%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.36%) GDPR
2 5 (1.68%) SLA
3 3 (1.01%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.01%) NCSC
3 3 (1.01%) NIST
4 2 (0.67%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.67%) MISRA
4 2 (0.67%) MISRA C
4 2 (0.67%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.34%) Accessibility
5 1 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.34%) ISO 20022
5 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.34%) PMO
5 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 31 (10.44%) Active Directory
2 16 (5.39%) Hyper-V
3 14 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.69%) VMware Server
5 3 (1.01%) Firmware
6 2 (0.67%) vSphere
7 1 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (2.69%) SCCM
2 3 (1.01%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.67%) WMI
4 1 (0.34%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.34%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (0.34%) Nessus
Vendors
1 65 (21.89%) Microsoft
2 47 (15.82%) SAP
3 36 (12.12%) Oracle
4 30 (10.10%) VMware
5 28 (9.43%) JD Edwards
6 20 (6.73%) Cisco
7 14 (4.71%) Siemens
8 10 (3.37%) Sage
9 7 (2.36%) Citrix
9 7 (2.36%) NetApp
10 5 (1.68%) IFS
11 4 (1.35%) Google
11 4 (1.35%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (1.01%) HP
12 3 (1.01%) IBM
12 3 (1.01%) Meraki
13 2 (0.67%) Cognos
13 2 (0.67%) Dell
13 2 (0.67%) Juniper
13 2 (0.67%) WatchGuard