Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
England > Midlands
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 54 72
Rank change year-on-year -10 +18 -8
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 525 711 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 4.19% 4.63% 3.86%
As % of the General category 11.40% 12.59% 10.24%
Number of salaries quoted 361 483 491
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £43,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.30% +4.82% -2.35%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 4,607 5,646 6,585
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 36.76% 36.78% 37.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3,349 4,407 5,037
Midlands median annual salary £43,500 £40,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.41% -4.71% +2.41%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -32 279 £47,000 -1.05% 210
East Midlands +37 244 £42,500 +6.25% 159
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 147 (28.00%) SAP
1 147 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 126 (24.00%) Degree
3 122 (23.24%) Finance
4 116 (22.10%) ERP
5 107 (20.38%) C#
5 107 (20.38%) Agile Software Development
6 93 (17.71%) Software Engineering
7 91 (17.33%) Time Management
8 82 (15.62%) C
9 77 (14.67%) Java
9 77 (14.67%) Retail
10 74 (14.10%) C++
11 72 (13.71%) Visual Studio
12 71 (13.52%) SQL
13 69 (13.14%) Embedded Systems
14 68 (12.95%) Problem-Solving
15 66 (12.57%) Firmware
16 61 (11.62%) Automotive
17 60 (11.43%) Windows
18 58 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
19 57 (10.86%) Spring
20 56 (10.67%) Marketing
20 56 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
20 56 (10.67%) Device Driver
20 56 (10.67%) GitHub
21 55 (10.48%) HTML
21 55 (10.48%) Maven
22 53 (10.10%) Unit Testing
23 52 (9.90%) SQL Server

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 31 (5.90%) Apache
2 17 (3.24%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.14%) MS Exchange
4 5 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (0.76%) CMS
5 4 (0.76%) IIS
6 3 (0.57%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.38%) Kinematics
7 2 (0.38%) Skype for Business
7 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.38%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.38%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.19%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.19%) SAS
Applications
1 27 (5.14%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (3.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.67%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (2.10%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.38%) Windchill
6 1 (0.19%) Mingle
6 1 (0.19%) Pro/ENGINEER
6 1 (0.19%) PTC Creo
6 1 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 40 (7.62%) Dynamics AX
2 32 (6.10%) SAP APO
3 27 (5.14%) SAP SCM
4 25 (4.76%) SAP S/4HANA
5 21 (4.00%) SAP PP
6 19 (3.62%) NetSuite
7 18 (3.43%) SAP FI
8 17 (3.24%) Dynamics NAV
8 17 (3.24%) SAP CO
8 17 (3.24%) SAP EWM
8 17 (3.24%) SAP FI/CO
9 16 (3.05%) SAP SD
10 15 (2.86%) SAP ERP
11 13 (2.48%) SAP QM
11 13 (2.48%) SAP WM
12 9 (1.71%) SAP Business One
12 9 (1.71%) SAP VC
13 8 (1.52%) Teamcenter
14 7 (1.33%) SAP MM
15 5 (0.95%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 56 (10.67%) GitHub
2 24 (4.57%) Office 365
3 21 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 11 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (1.71%) SaaS
6 7 (1.33%) IaaS
7 5 (0.95%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.19%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (8.95%) TCP/IP
2 41 (7.81%) Modbus
2 41 (7.81%) RS-485
3 15 (2.86%) Ethernet
4 7 (1.33%) WAN
5 6 (1.14%) Firewall
6 5 (0.95%) DHCP
6 5 (0.95%) DNS
6 5 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (0.76%) Bluetooth
7 4 (0.76%) Wireless
8 3 (0.57%) LAN
8 3 (0.57%) Skype
9 1 (0.19%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (0.19%) FlexRay
9 1 (0.19%) Intrusion Detection
9 1 (0.19%) Network Security
9 1 (0.19%) SAN
9 1 (0.19%) VLAN
9 1 (0.19%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 20 (3.81%) PostgreSQL
3 16 (3.05%) Relational Database
4 14 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (2.67%) Power BI
4 14 (2.67%) SAP HANA
5 13 (2.48%) MySQL
5 13 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (2.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (1.90%) OLAP
7 10 (1.90%) OLAP Cube
8 5 (0.95%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (0.95%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.76%) Big Data
10 3 (0.57%) Blockchain
10 3 (0.57%) QlikView
10 3 (0.57%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 72 (13.71%) Visual Studio
2 55 (10.48%) Maven
3 43 (8.19%) Robot Framework
4 33 (6.29%) Jenkins
5 27 (5.14%) Subversion
6 20 (3.81%) Git (software)
7 16 (3.05%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (1.71%) CppUnit
9 4 (0.76%) JIRA
9 4 (0.76%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (0.57%) eCATT
10 3 (0.57%) LSMW
11 1 (0.19%) JDeveloper
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
11 1 (0.19%) Oracle Forms
General
1 122 (23.24%) Finance
2 77 (14.67%) Retail
3 61 (11.62%) Automotive
4 56 (10.67%) Marketing
5 22 (4.19%) Publishing
6 21 (4.00%) Electronics
7 20 (3.81%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.90%) Aerospace
9 8 (1.52%) Advertising
10 5 (0.95%) Billing
11 4 (0.76%) General Ledger
12 3 (0.57%) Banking
13 2 (0.38%) Military
14 1 (0.19%) Avionics
14 1 (0.19%) Back Office
14 1 (0.19%) Legal
14 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 87 (16.57%) Analyst
2 81 (15.43%) Software Engineer
3 68 (12.95%) Developer
4 60 (11.43%) Consultant
5 43 (8.19%) Lead Software Engineer
6 38 (7.24%) Business Analyst
6 38 (7.24%) SAP Consultant
7 29 (5.52%) Architect
7 29 (5.52%) Embedded Engineer
7 29 (5.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 27 (5.14%) IT Support
8 27 (5.14%) Project Manager
9 22 (4.19%) C# Developer
10 20 (3.81%) .NET Developer
10 20 (3.81%) Applications Engineer
10 20 (3.81%) Web Applications Engineer
10 20 (3.81%) Web Engineer
11 19 (3.62%) Support Analyst
12 14 (2.67%) Lead Embedded Software Engineer
12 14 (2.67%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (10.86%) Spring
2 55 (10.48%) HTML
3 45 (8.57%) HTML5
4 42 (8.00%) CSS
5 39 (7.43%) RESTful
6 37 (7.05%) .NET
7 29 (5.52%) JSON
8 22 (4.19%) Node.js
9 20 (3.81%) EDI
10 19 (3.62%) Web Services
11 17 (3.24%) ASP.NET
12 16 (3.05%) COM
13 10 (1.90%) MDX
14 8 (1.52%) LINQ
14 8 (1.52%) XML
15 7 (1.33%) jQuery
16 5 (0.95%) .NET Framework
16 5 (0.95%) AngularJS
16 5 (0.95%) REST
16 5 (0.95%) SAP Core Interface
Miscellaneous
1 69 (13.14%) Embedded Systems
2 58 (11.05%) Analytical Skills
3 56 (10.67%) Device Driver
4 39 (7.43%) CAN bus
5 35 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
6 24 (4.57%) FMCG
7 18 (3.43%) Data Centre
8 16 (3.05%) Management Information System
9 13 (2.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 10 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (1.90%) User Experience
11 8 (1.52%) AS400
12 7 (1.33%) Driving Licence
12 7 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
13 6 (1.14%) SCADA
14 5 (0.95%) Analytical Mindset
14 5 (0.95%) Client/Server
14 5 (0.95%) PMI
15 4 (0.76%) Credit Risk
15 4 (0.76%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 60 (11.43%) Windows
2 50 (9.52%) Linux
3 43 (8.19%) Android
3 43 (8.19%) Apple iOS
4 38 (7.24%) FreeRTOS
5 11 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.52%) Windows XP
7 6 (1.14%) Windows 8
7 6 (1.14%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (0.95%) VMS
8 5 (0.95%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.76%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.38%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (22.10%) ERP
2 107 (20.38%) Agile Software Development
3 93 (17.71%) Software Engineering
4 91 (17.33%) Time Management
5 68 (12.95%) Problem-Solving
6 56 (10.67%) Stakeholder Management
7 53 (10.10%) Unit Testing
8 52 (9.90%) Technical Leadership
9 49 (9.33%) Project Management
10 47 (8.95%) Logistics
11 45 (8.57%) PRINCE2
12 43 (8.19%) Cybersecurity
13 42 (8.00%) OO
14 40 (7.62%) Continuous Integration
14 40 (7.62%) MVC
15 39 (7.43%) Web Development
16 36 (6.86%) Business Analysis
16 36 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
17 33 (6.29%) Change Management
17 33 (6.29%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 107 (20.38%) C#
2 82 (15.62%) C
3 77 (14.67%) Java
4 74 (14.10%) C++
5 71 (13.52%) SQL
6 50 (9.52%) JavaScript
7 12 (2.29%) ABAP
8 11 (2.10%) Embedded C
8 11 (2.10%) Python
9 9 (1.71%) PHP
10 6 (1.14%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.57%) X++
12 2 (0.38%) Perl
13 1 (0.19%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.19%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.19%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.19%) VB
13 1 (0.19%) VB6
Qualifications
1 126 (24.00%) Degree
2 11 (2.10%) APMP
3 8 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.52%) PMI Certification
3 8 (1.52%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.57%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.57%) PMP
5 3 (0.57%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.38%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.38%) CCNP
6 2 (0.38%) CIPD
6 2 (0.38%) ISEB
6 2 (0.38%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.38%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.38%) MCSE
6 2 (0.38%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 2 (0.38%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.29%) GDPR
2 9 (1.71%) QA
3 5 (0.95%) PMO
4 3 (0.57%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.57%) SLA
5 2 (0.38%) ISO 26262
5 2 (0.38%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.19%) COSHH
6 1 (0.19%) HAZOP
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.19%) MISRA
6 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 66 (12.57%) Firmware
2 22 (4.19%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.14%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.95%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.38%) vSphere
6 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.19%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (0.95%) SCCM
2 2 (0.38%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.19%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (0.19%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 147 (28.00%) Microsoft
1 147 (28.00%) SAP
2 24 (4.57%) JD Edwards
3 22 (4.19%) Oracle
4 16 (3.05%) VMware
5 12 (2.29%) Cognos
6 10 (1.90%) Sage
7 8 (1.52%) EMC
7 8 (1.52%) Epicor
7 8 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.33%) Infor
9 5 (0.95%) Ariba
9 5 (0.95%) Citrix
9 5 (0.95%) IFS
10 4 (0.76%) CA
10 4 (0.76%) Google
10 4 (0.76%) HP
11 3 (0.57%) IBM
11 3 (0.57%) Mitel
11 3 (0.57%) ServiceNow