Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 55 65 66
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1 -8
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 564 611 801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.22% 4.08% 4.34%
As % of the General category 11.26% 10.96% 11.28%
Number of salaries quoted 407 448 508
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,925 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £85,000 £70,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 5,010 5,573 7,104
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 37.52% 37.19% 38.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3,788 4,416 5,319
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.59% -5.29% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +2.94% +2.00%

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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +3 370 £42,500 -5.56% 228
East Midlands +6 192 £42,500 +6.25% 155
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 186 (32.98%) SAP
2 168 (29.79%) Finance
3 113 (20.04%) ERP
4 111 (19.68%) Retail
5 109 (19.33%) Microsoft
6 91 (16.13%) SQL
7 90 (15.96%) C#
8 86 (15.25%) Degree
9 81 (14.36%) Problem-Solving
10 72 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
11 71 (12.59%) C++
11 71 (12.59%) Windows
12 67 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
13 64 (11.35%) Software Engineering
14 61 (10.82%) C
14 61 (10.82%) SQL Server
15 53 (9.40%) Automotive
15 53 (9.40%) Self-Motivation
16 50 (8.87%) Project Management
16 50 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
17 49 (8.69%) Logistics
18 48 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
19 47 (8.33%) Visual Studio
20 44 (7.80%) Dynamics AX
21 43 (7.62%) .NET
21 43 (7.62%) Embedded Systems
22 42 (7.45%) Publishing
23 39 (6.91%) Marketing
24 38 (6.74%) OO
25 37 (6.56%) PRINCE2

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 17 (3.01%) SharePoint
2 10 (1.77%) IIS
2 10 (1.77%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (1.60%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (1.24%) CMS
5 5 (0.89%) Apache
6 3 (0.53%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.18%) SAS
7 1 (0.18%) WinCC
Applications
1 33 (5.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (5.67%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (2.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (1.60%) MS Visio
5 6 (1.06%) Houdini
5 6 (1.06%) Maya
6 3 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.53%) PTC Creo
7 2 (0.35%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.35%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.18%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.18%) Mingle
8 1 (0.18%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.18%) Simulink
8 1 (0.18%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 44 (7.80%) Dynamics AX
2 35 (6.21%) SAP APO
3 33 (5.85%) SAP SCM
4 28 (4.96%) SAP S/4HANA
5 23 (4.08%) SAP EWM
6 22 (3.90%) Dynamics NAV
6 22 (3.90%) NetSuite
7 20 (3.55%) SAP PP
8 19 (3.37%) SAP SD
9 17 (3.01%) SAP QM
10 16 (2.84%) SAP FI
11 15 (2.66%) SAP CO
11 15 (2.66%) SAP FI/CO
12 13 (2.30%) SAP ERP
12 13 (2.30%) SAP WM
13 10 (1.77%) SAP Business One
14 7 (1.24%) SAP VC
15 6 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
15 6 (1.06%) Infor M3
15 6 (1.06%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 31 (5.50%) GitHub
2 20 (3.55%) Office 365
3 18 (3.19%) Microsoft Azure
4 13 (2.30%) SaaS
5 12 (2.13%) SuccessFactors
6 11 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
7 8 (1.42%) Dynamics 365
8 6 (1.06%) IaaS
9 2 (0.35%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.18%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.79%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.77%) Ethernet
3 9 (1.60%) DHCP
3 9 (1.60%) DNS
4 8 (1.42%) Firewall
4 8 (1.42%) RS-485
4 8 (1.42%) WAN
5 7 (1.24%) Modbus
5 7 (1.24%) SSL
6 6 (1.06%) VPN
7 5 (0.89%) LAN
8 4 (0.71%) Wireless
9 2 (0.35%) Skype
9 2 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (0.18%) Bluetooth
10 1 (0.18%) FlexRay
10 1 (0.18%) FTP
10 1 (0.18%) Network Security
10 1 (0.18%) Wireless Security
10 1 (0.18%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (10.82%) SQL Server
2 16 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (2.66%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.48%) SAP HANA
5 12 (2.13%) Power BI
6 11 (1.95%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.60%) MySQL
8 8 (1.42%) Crystal Reports
8 8 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (1.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (1.24%) OLAP
9 7 (1.24%) OLAP Cube
9 7 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (0.89%) Oracle Database
11 4 (0.71%) SAP BW
12 3 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.53%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.35%) Big Data
13 2 (0.35%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.35%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 47 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 26 (4.61%) Subversion
3 21 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (3.55%) Git (software)
5 10 (1.77%) Maven
6 9 (1.60%) Jenkins
7 8 (1.42%) Robot Framework
8 5 (0.89%) WiX
9 4 (0.71%) eCATT
9 4 (0.71%) JIRA
9 4 (0.71%) LSMW
9 4 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (0.71%) Xcode
10 1 (0.18%) CANoe
10 1 (0.18%) CppUnit
10 1 (0.18%) LabVIEW
General
1 168 (29.79%) Finance
2 111 (19.68%) Retail
3 53 (9.40%) Automotive
4 42 (7.45%) Publishing
5 39 (6.91%) Marketing
6 29 (5.14%) Electronics
7 22 (3.90%) Telecoms
8 13 (2.30%) Advertising
9 11 (1.95%) Banking
9 11 (1.95%) Law
10 7 (1.24%) Legal
11 6 (1.06%) Billing
12 5 (0.89%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.71%) Back Office
14 3 (0.53%) General Ledger
15 1 (0.18%) Avionics
15 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 101 (17.91%) Analyst
2 74 (13.12%) Developer
3 66 (11.70%) Consultant
4 52 (9.22%) Software Engineer
5 41 (7.27%) SAP Consultant
6 40 (7.09%) Architect
7 37 (6.56%) Business Analyst
8 31 (5.50%) Support Analyst
9 29 (5.14%) C# Developer
10 28 (4.96%) Embedded Engineer
10 28 (4.96%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 28 (4.96%) Project Manager
11 24 (4.26%) IT Support
12 19 (3.37%) Lead Software Engineer
12 19 (3.37%) SAP Architect
13 17 (3.01%) .NET Developer
13 17 (3.01%) Support Engineer
14 16 (2.84%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
14 16 (2.84%) SAP Analyst
15 15 (2.66%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (7.62%) .NET
2 28 (4.96%) CSS
2 28 (4.96%) HTML
3 26 (4.61%) ASP.NET
4 25 (4.43%) Web Services
5 20 (3.55%) EDI
6 19 (3.37%) HTML5
7 13 (2.30%) .NET Framework
7 13 (2.30%) RESTful
8 12 (2.13%) jQuery
9 11 (1.95%) JSON
9 11 (1.95%) LINQ
10 10 (1.77%) Spring
11 9 (1.60%) Entity Framework
11 9 (1.60%) WinForms
12 8 (1.42%) REST
13 7 (1.24%) MDX
13 7 (1.24%) XML
14 6 (1.06%) WCF
14 6 (1.06%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 72 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 53 (9.40%) Self-Motivation
3 43 (7.62%) Embedded Systems
4 32 (5.67%) Device Driver
5 23 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 22 (3.90%) FMCG
7 18 (3.19%) Data Centre
8 13 (2.30%) Computer Science
9 10 (1.77%) Driving Licence
10 9 (1.60%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 9 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
11 8 (1.42%) CAN bus
11 8 (1.42%) SCADA
12 7 (1.24%) AS400
12 7 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (1.24%) Industry 4.0
13 6 (1.06%) Augmented Reality
14 5 (0.89%) 3D Graphics
14 5 (0.89%) iSeries
15 4 (0.71%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 71 (12.59%) Windows
2 21 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (3.55%) Linux
4 16 (2.84%) Windows 7
5 14 (2.48%) Windows Server
5 14 (2.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (1.77%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (1.77%) Windows XP
7 9 (1.60%) Android
7 9 (1.60%) Windows 8
8 8 (1.42%) Apple iOS
9 7 (1.24%) FreeRTOS
10 6 (1.06%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.53%) Unix
12 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (20.04%) ERP
2 81 (14.36%) Problem-Solving
3 67 (11.88%) Agile Software Development
4 64 (11.35%) Software Engineering
5 50 (8.87%) Project Management
5 50 (8.87%) Stakeholder Management
6 49 (8.69%) Logistics
7 48 (8.51%) Business Intelligence
8 38 (6.74%) OO
9 37 (6.56%) Continuous Improvement
9 37 (6.56%) PRINCE2
10 36 (6.38%) Business Analysis
11 33 (5.85%) Time Management
12 31 (5.50%) ITIL
12 31 (5.50%) Unit Testing
13 30 (5.32%) Mentoring
14 29 (5.14%) Integration Testing
15 28 (4.96%) Analytics
16 27 (4.79%) Coaching
16 27 (4.79%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 91 (16.13%) SQL
2 90 (15.96%) C#
3 71 (12.59%) C++
4 61 (10.82%) C
5 37 (6.56%) Java
6 31 (5.50%) JavaScript
7 24 (4.26%) Python
8 14 (2.48%) ABAP
9 12 (2.13%) VB.NET
10 7 (1.24%) VB
11 6 (1.06%) Bash Shell
11 6 (1.06%) Perl
11 6 (1.06%) PHP
12 5 (0.89%) Embedded C
12 5 (0.89%) XAML
13 4 (0.71%) X++
14 3 (0.53%) MATLAB
15 2 (0.35%) Korn
15 2 (0.35%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 86 (15.25%) Degree
2 16 (2.84%) Security Cleared
3 14 (2.48%) APMP
4 7 (1.24%) Master's Degree
4 7 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.06%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 5 (0.89%) BC Cleared
6 5 (0.89%) HNC
7 4 (0.71%) AAT
7 4 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.71%) HND
7 4 (0.71%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.53%) CPIM
8 3 (0.53%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (0.35%) CIMA
9 2 (0.35%) CIPD
9 2 (0.35%) ISEB
9 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.35%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.35%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.13%) GDPR
1 12 (2.13%) QA
2 8 (1.42%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.06%) PMO
3 6 (1.06%) SLA
4 2 (0.35%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) IASME
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 31 (5.50%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.72%) Firmware
3 10 (1.77%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.89%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.35%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.18%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 4 (0.71%) SCCM
2 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Satellite
3 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.18%) SCOM
3 1 (0.18%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 186 (32.98%) SAP
2 109 (19.33%) Microsoft
3 24 (4.26%) JD Edwards
4 23 (4.08%) Oracle
5 15 (2.66%) VMware
6 14 (2.48%) Epicor
7 13 (2.30%) Infor
8 11 (1.95%) Sage
9 10 (1.77%) Cognos
10 9 (1.60%) EMC
10 9 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (1.42%) HP
12 7 (1.24%) IFS
12 7 (1.24%) Mitel
12 7 (1.24%) WatchGuard
13 6 (1.06%) LexisNexis
14 5 (0.89%) Google
15 4 (0.71%) Baan
16 3 (0.53%) CA
16 3 (0.53%) Northgate