Period
to 14 August 2018

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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
England > Midlands
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 63 64 59
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 -3
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 583 635 854
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.16% 4.11% 4.57%
As % of the General category 10.81% 11.04% 12.04%
Number of salaries quoted 432 454 514
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £23,888 £25,750 £22,975
90th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £70,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% -4.26% -6.00%

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 5,393 5,753 7,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 38.50% 37.26% 37.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4,171 4,539 5,316
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% -

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in the Midlands

Manufacturing
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manufacturing in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Manufacturing in the Midlands

Manufacturing
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in the Midlands over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

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 14 August 2018. 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 +12 389 £41,000 -3.53% 145
East Midlands -9 192 £45,000 +12.50% 55
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, 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.

1 177 (30.36%) SAP
2 175 (30.02%) Finance
3 140 (24.01%) Retail
4 139 (23.84%) Microsoft
5 116 (19.90%) ERP
6 105 (18.01%) SQL
7 101 (17.32%) Problem-Solving
8 97 (16.64%) Analytical Skills
9 83 (14.24%) Windows
10 82 (14.07%) C#
11 73 (12.52%) Degree
12 69 (11.84%) Project Management
12 69 (11.84%) SQL Server
13 68 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
14 64 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
15 61 (10.46%) Self-Motivation
16 57 (9.78%) C++
17 56 (9.61%) Active Directory
18 52 (8.92%) ITIL
18 52 (8.92%) Publishing
19 51 (8.75%) Automotive
19 51 (8.75%) Dynamics AX
20 49 (8.40%) Logistics
21 46 (7.89%) Software Engineering
22 45 (7.72%) C
23 44 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
24 43 (7.38%) PRINCE2
24 43 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
25 42 (7.20%) CRM
26 41 (7.03%) .NET

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 15 (2.57%) SharePoint
2 11 (1.89%) MS Exchange
3 10 (1.72%) CMS
3 10 (1.72%) IIS
4 9 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (1.37%) Confluence
6 6 (1.03%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.34%) WordPress
8 1 (0.17%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.17%) JBoss
8 1 (0.17%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.17%) SAS
8 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.17%) WildFly
8 1 (0.17%) WinCC
Applications
1 44 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 35 (6.00%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (3.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.20%) Houdini
4 7 (1.20%) Maya
4 7 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.86%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.51%) CATIA
6 3 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.51%) PTC Creo
7 2 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.17%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.17%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.17%) Simulink
8 1 (0.17%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 51 (8.75%) Dynamics AX
2 30 (5.15%) Dynamics NAV
3 23 (3.95%) SAP APO
4 21 (3.60%) NetSuite
4 21 (3.60%) SAP S/4HANA
4 21 (3.60%) SAP SCM
5 14 (2.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 14 (2.40%) SAP EWM
5 14 (2.40%) SAP SD
6 13 (2.23%) SAP ERP
6 13 (2.23%) SAP FI
7 12 (2.06%) SAP CO
7 12 (2.06%) SAP FI/CO
8 11 (1.89%) SAP QM
9 8 (1.37%) SAP Business One
9 8 (1.37%) SAP PP
10 7 (1.20%) SAP WM
11 6 (1.03%) Infor M3
12 5 (0.86%) SAP PM
12 5 (0.86%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (4.46%) Office 365
3 18 (3.09%) GitHub
4 17 (2.92%) Amazon AWS
5 14 (2.40%) SaaS
6 13 (2.23%) Dynamics 365
7 12 (2.06%) SuccessFactors
8 6 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (1.03%) IaaS
9 4 (0.69%) Dropbox
10 2 (0.34%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.17%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.77%) TCP/IP
2 20 (3.43%) WAN
3 18 (3.09%) LAN
4 13 (2.23%) Wireless
5 10 (1.72%) SSL
6 7 (1.20%) DHCP
6 7 (1.20%) DNS
6 7 (1.20%) Firewall
6 7 (1.20%) WLAN
7 6 (1.03%) Ethernet
7 6 (1.03%) VPN
8 5 (0.86%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (0.86%) SAN
9 4 (0.69%) RFID
9 4 (0.69%) Skype
10 3 (0.51%) NAS
11 2 (0.34%) Intranet
11 2 (0.34%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (0.17%) HTTPS
12 1 (0.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (11.84%) SQL Server
2 23 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (2.57%) Power BI
4 13 (2.23%) SAP HANA
5 11 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
6 10 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.54%) MySQL
7 9 (1.54%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.37%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.69%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.51%) RDBMS
10 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.34%) OLAP
11 2 (0.34%) OLAP Cube
11 2 (0.34%) SAP BW
12 1 (0.17%) Big Data
12 1 (0.17%) Hadoop
12 1 (0.17%) Qlik Sense
12 1 (0.17%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 28 (4.80%) Visual Studio
2 18 (3.09%) Subversion
3 16 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (1.54%) JIRA
5 8 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 8 (1.37%) Bitbucket
5 8 (1.37%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (1.37%) TeamCity
6 5 (0.86%) WiX
7 4 (0.69%) eCATT
7 4 (0.69%) LSMW
7 4 (0.69%) Xcode
8 3 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.34%) Android Studio
10 1 (0.17%) ANTLR
10 1 (0.17%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.17%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.17%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 175 (30.02%) Finance
2 140 (24.01%) Retail
3 52 (8.92%) Publishing
4 51 (8.75%) Automotive
5 30 (5.15%) Marketing
6 26 (4.46%) Electronics
7 18 (3.09%) Telecoms
8 17 (2.92%) Advertising
9 15 (2.57%) Banking
10 14 (2.40%) Law
11 12 (2.06%) Legal
12 6 (1.03%) Back Office
12 6 (1.03%) Billing
12 6 (1.03%) Digital Economy
13 4 (0.69%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.51%) General Ledger
15 2 (0.34%) Brand Awareness
16 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 103 (17.67%) Analyst
2 70 (12.01%) Developer
3 63 (10.81%) Consultant
4 40 (6.86%) Project Manager
5 38 (6.52%) Software Engineer
6 37 (6.35%) Architect
7 35 (6.00%) IT Support
8 32 (5.49%) Business Analyst
9 31 (5.32%) Support Analyst
10 30 (5.15%) SAP Consultant
11 24 (4.12%) Administrator
11 24 (4.12%) Support Engineer
12 23 (3.95%) IT Analyst
13 22 (3.77%) IT Engineer
14 21 (3.60%) Solutions Architect
15 19 (3.26%) C# Developer
16 18 (3.09%) Embedded Engineer
16 18 (3.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
17 17 (2.92%) IT Support Engineer
18 16 (2.74%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (7.03%) .NET
2 33 (5.66%) CSS
3 28 (4.80%) Web Services
4 26 (4.46%) ASP.NET
5 24 (4.12%) HTML
6 19 (3.26%) .NET Framework
6 19 (3.26%) Entity Framework
6 19 (3.26%) jQuery
7 17 (2.92%) WCF
8 16 (2.74%) EDI
9 13 (2.23%) LINQ
10 11 (1.89%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (1.89%) JSON
11 10 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (1.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (1.54%) WinForms
13 8 (1.37%) Ajax
13 8 (1.37%) ASP.NET Core
13 8 (1.37%) Sass
14 7 (1.20%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 97 (16.64%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (10.46%) Self-Motivation
3 38 (6.52%) Management Information System
4 29 (4.97%) Embedded Systems
5 23 (3.95%) Computer Science
6 21 (3.60%) Data Centre
7 18 (3.09%) Device Driver
8 14 (2.40%) FMCG
9 12 (2.06%) Driving Licence
10 9 (1.54%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (1.54%) Mobile App
11 8 (1.37%) SCADA
12 7 (1.20%) Augmented Reality
12 7 (1.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 7 (1.20%) Industry 4.0
13 5 (0.86%) 3D Graphics
13 5 (0.86%) Mobile Computing
13 5 (0.86%) NHS
14 4 (0.69%) CCTV
14 4 (0.69%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 83 (14.24%) Windows
2 31 (5.32%) Windows Server
3 21 (3.60%) Windows 7
4 19 (3.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (2.40%) Linux
6 12 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 11 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (1.72%) Windows 10
9 9 (1.54%) Windows 8
9 9 (1.54%) Windows XP
10 8 (1.37%) Unix
11 7 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 7 (1.20%) SUSE
12 6 (1.03%) Android
13 4 (0.69%) AIX
14 3 (0.51%) Apple iOS
14 3 (0.51%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (19.90%) ERP
2 101 (17.32%) Problem-Solving
3 69 (11.84%) Project Management
4 68 (11.66%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (10.98%) Business Intelligence
6 52 (8.92%) ITIL
7 49 (8.40%) Logistics
8 46 (7.89%) Software Engineering
9 43 (7.38%) PRINCE2
9 43 (7.38%) Stakeholder Management
10 42 (7.20%) CRM
11 36 (6.17%) OO
12 34 (5.83%) Continuous Improvement
13 32 (5.49%) Unit Testing
14 31 (5.32%) Analytics
14 31 (5.32%) Coaching
15 30 (5.15%) Mentoring
16 29 (4.97%) Decision-Making
16 29 (4.97%) Presales
17 28 (4.80%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 105 (18.01%) SQL
2 82 (14.07%) C#
3 57 (9.78%) C++
4 45 (7.72%) C
5 30 (5.15%) Java
6 28 (4.80%) JavaScript
7 24 (4.12%) Python
8 11 (1.89%) Bash Shell
8 11 (1.89%) T-SQL
8 11 (1.89%) VB.NET
9 9 (1.54%) ABAP
9 9 (1.54%) VB
9 9 (1.54%) X++
10 7 (1.20%) Korn
10 7 (1.20%) Shell Script
11 6 (1.03%) Perl
12 5 (0.86%) PowerShell
12 5 (0.86%) XAML
13 4 (0.69%) PHP
14 3 (0.51%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 73 (12.52%) Degree
2 17 (2.92%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.74%) APMP
4 12 (2.06%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.20%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.20%) MCSE
5 7 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 6 (1.03%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.86%) BC Cleared
7 5 (0.86%) CPIM
7 5 (0.86%) HNC
8 4 (0.69%) AAT
8 4 (0.69%) CCDP
8 4 (0.69%) HND
8 4 (0.69%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.51%) ISEB
9 3 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 3 (0.51%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (2.92%) QA
2 15 (2.57%) PMO
3 14 (2.40%) ISO 9001
4 10 (1.72%) GDPR
5 9 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 9 (1.54%) SLA
6 2 (0.34%) SEPA
7 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.17%) IASME
7 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 56 (9.61%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (1.89%) Firmware
4 10 (1.72%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.86%) XenApp
6 3 (0.51%) Cronacle
6 3 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 16 (2.74%) SCCM
2 10 (1.72%) SCOM
2 10 (1.72%) SCOrch
3 7 (1.20%) Red Hat Satellite
4 3 (0.51%) Puppet
5 1 (0.17%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.17%) NetVault Backup
5 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 177 (30.36%) SAP
2 139 (23.84%) Microsoft
3 30 (5.15%) Oracle
4 22 (3.77%) Infor
5 21 (3.60%) Epicor
5 21 (3.60%) JD Edwards
5 21 (3.60%) VMware
6 18 (3.09%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (2.57%) HP
7 15 (2.57%) Sage
8 11 (1.89%) IFS
9 10 (1.72%) Google
10 9 (1.54%) LexisNexis
11 8 (1.37%) Citrix
12 7 (1.20%) Red Hat
13 6 (1.03%) EMC
14 5 (0.86%) Baan
14 5 (0.86%) Cognos
14 5 (0.86%) IBM
14 5 (0.86%) Mitel