Period
to 19 November 2017

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 6 months to 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
England > North West
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 66 94
Rank change year-on-year +13 +28 +44
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 683 496 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.21% 4.01% 3.05%
As % of the General category 12.20% 10.97% 8.07%
Number of salaries quoted 390 332 291
North West median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.17% +10.84% -7.78%
10th Percentile £29,500 £26,825 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,500 £64,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 North West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5599 4523 4922
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.68% 36.55% 37.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4091 3657 3917
North West median annual salary £44,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in the North West

Manufacturing
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Manufacturing in the North West

Manufacturing
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in the North West over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Manufacturing in the North West

Manufacturing
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the North West region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Manchester +4 385 £50,000 +8.70% 13
Cheshire -2 74 £41,250 -10.81% 13
Lancashire +9 70 £38,750 -3.13% 4
Merseyside +48 59 £40,000 -23.81% 1
Cumbria 0 6 £43,000 +43.33%
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 2017, IT jobs citing Manufacturing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 418 (61.20%) SAP
2 215 (31.48%) Finance
3 163 (23.87%) SQL
4 161 (23.57%) Business Intelligence
5 154 (22.55%) Marketing
6 145 (21.23%) Programme Management
7 144 (21.08%) Electronics
8 143 (20.94%) Telecoms
9 138 (20.20%) Digital Marketing
10 119 (17.42%) Logistics
11 115 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
12 109 (15.96%) .NET
13 108 (15.81%) Degree
14 104 (15.23%) Windows
15 96 (14.06%) ABAP
16 92 (13.47%) JavaScript
16 92 (13.47%) ERP
17 88 (12.88%) SQL Server
18 86 (12.59%) Microsoft
19 79 (11.57%) SAP PP
20 74 (10.83%) C#
21 72 (10.54%) HTML
22 70 (10.25%) Retail
23 69 (10.10%) Life Science
24 64 (9.37%) CSS
25 63 (9.22%) SAP Implementation
26 61 (8.93%) Big Data
27 60 (8.78%) Web Development
27 60 (8.78%) ASP.NET
27 60 (8.78%) MVC

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 20 (2.93%) IIS
2 16 (2.34%) Apache Spark
3 12 (1.76%) Apache
4 10 (1.46%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.32%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.88%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.59%) WinCC
8 3 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.44%) WordPress
9 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.15%) Anypoint
10 1 (0.15%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 19 (2.78%) FileZilla
2 12 (1.76%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.02%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.88%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.44%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.29%) Autodesk Inventor
6 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.29%) Revit
7 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 79 (11.57%) SAP PP
2 44 (6.44%) SAP SD
3 38 (5.56%) SAP MII
3 38 (5.56%) SAP MM
4 31 (4.54%) SAP PP-PI
5 27 (3.95%) SAP CO
5 27 (3.95%) SAP FI
5 27 (3.95%) SAP FI/CO
6 20 (2.93%) Dynamics AX
7 17 (2.49%) SAP APO
8 16 (2.34%) SAP WM
9 15 (2.20%) Oracle EBS
10 14 (2.05%) SAP SCM
11 11 (1.61%) Oracle EBS R12
12 10 (1.46%) SAP S/4HANA
13 9 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
13 9 (1.32%) NetSuite
13 9 (1.32%) SAP ERP
14 7 (1.02%) Oracle 11i
14 7 (1.02%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 52 (7.61%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (7.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (5.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 14 (2.05%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 14 (2.05%) AWS CloudFormation
4 14 (2.05%) GitHub
5 13 (1.90%) Dynamics 365
6 11 (1.61%) Office 365
7 6 (0.88%) Sage Pay
8 3 (0.44%) MailChimp
9 2 (0.29%) Force.com
9 2 (0.29%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.15%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.78%) FTP
1 19 (2.78%) SMTP
2 18 (2.64%) DHCP
2 18 (2.64%) DNS
3 15 (2.20%) Ethernet
4 14 (2.05%) WAN
5 9 (1.32%) LAN
5 9 (1.32%) SAN
5 9 (1.32%) TCP/IP
6 8 (1.17%) Modbus
6 8 (1.17%) Profibus
6 8 (1.17%) Wireless
7 7 (1.02%) VPN
7 7 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
8 6 (0.88%) IPsec
8 6 (0.88%) NAS
8 6 (0.88%) SSL
9 5 (0.73%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (0.73%) DMVPN
9 5 (0.73%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (12.88%) SQL Server
2 61 (8.93%) Big Data
3 50 (7.32%) Hadoop
4 41 (6.00%) Relational Database
5 19 (2.78%) SAP BW
6 18 (2.64%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (2.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (2.49%) BusinessObjects
8 15 (2.20%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 14 (2.05%) Crystal Reports
10 10 (1.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 9 (1.32%) MySQL
11 9 (1.32%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.32%) SAP HANA
12 8 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (1.02%) Apache Accumulo
13 7 (1.02%) CouchDB
13 7 (1.02%) MongoDB
14 6 (0.88%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.88%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 28 (4.10%) JIRA
2 26 (3.81%) Jenkins
3 25 (3.66%) Git (software)
4 20 (2.93%) Bitbucket
5 14 (2.05%) JUnit
5 14 (2.05%) TeamCity
6 13 (1.90%) eCATT
6 13 (1.90%) Grunt
6 13 (1.90%) LSMW
7 11 (1.61%) Maven
8 10 (1.46%) Visual Studio
9 9 (1.32%) Cucumber
10 7 (1.02%) Eclipse
10 7 (1.02%) Selenium
10 7 (1.02%) SonarQube
11 6 (0.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (0.88%) EasyMock
12 5 (0.73%) GitLab
12 5 (0.73%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (0.73%) QUnit
General
1 215 (31.48%) Finance
2 154 (22.55%) Marketing
3 144 (21.08%) Electronics
4 143 (20.94%) Telecoms
5 70 (10.25%) Retail
6 18 (2.64%) Advertising
6 18 (2.64%) Automotive
7 13 (1.90%) Publishing
8 9 (1.32%) Legal
9 8 (1.17%) Billing
10 6 (0.88%) Back Office
11 5 (0.73%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.59%) Local Government
13 3 (0.44%) Banking
13 3 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.29%) Games
14 2 (0.29%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 235 (34.41%) Analyst
2 175 (25.62%) Consultant
3 163 (23.87%) SAP Analyst
4 159 (23.28%) Developer
5 147 (21.52%) Business Analyst
6 140 (20.50%) SAP Consultant
7 102 (14.93%) SAP Business Analyst
8 79 (11.57%) SAP Business Consultant
9 41 (6.00%) .NET Developer
10 37 (5.42%) C# Developer
11 35 (5.12%) Architect
12 34 (4.98%) SAP PP Analyst
12 34 (4.98%) SAP SD Consultant
13 31 (4.54%) SAP PP Consultant
13 31 (4.54%) SAP SD Analyst
14 30 (4.39%) C# .NET Developer
15 29 (4.25%) SAP PP Business Analyst
15 29 (4.25%) Software Engineer
16 28 (4.10%) ASP.NET Developer
16 28 (4.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (15.96%) .NET
2 72 (10.54%) HTML
3 64 (9.37%) CSS
4 60 (8.78%) ASP.NET
5 40 (5.86%) Ajax
6 34 (4.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 34 (4.98%) ASP.NET Web API
6 34 (4.98%) jQuery
7 33 (4.83%) EDI
8 29 (4.25%) HTML5
9 26 (3.81%) JSON
10 23 (3.37%) SAPUI5
11 20 (2.93%) Web Services
12 19 (2.78%) Regular Expression
12 19 (2.78%) XML
13 16 (2.34%) MSMQ
13 16 (2.34%) RabbitMQ
14 15 (2.20%) AngularJS
14 15 (2.20%) Hibernate
14 15 (2.20%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 69 (10.10%) Life Science
2 48 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
3 36 (5.27%) Public Cloud
4 30 (4.39%) Data Centre
5 29 (4.25%) N-Tier
6 26 (3.81%) FMCG
7 23 (3.37%) Management Information System
8 17 (2.49%) Greenfield Project
9 14 (2.05%) Computer Science
10 9 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (1.32%) Fat Client
10 9 (1.32%) Thin Client
11 8 (1.17%) LIMS
12 7 (1.02%) User Experience
12 7 (1.02%) Virtual Team
13 6 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
14 5 (0.73%) Algorithms
14 5 (0.73%) Chip and PIN
14 5 (0.73%) EPoS
14 5 (0.73%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 104 (15.23%) Windows
2 40 (5.86%) Linux
3 34 (4.98%) Unix
4 30 (4.39%) Windows Server
5 22 (3.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 19 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.46%) Android
7 10 (1.46%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.73%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.59%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.44%) CentOS
11 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (23.57%) Business Intelligence
2 145 (21.23%) Programme Management
3 138 (20.20%) Digital Marketing
4 119 (17.42%) Logistics
5 115 (16.84%) Agile Software Development
6 92 (13.47%) ERP
7 63 (9.22%) SAP Implementation
8 60 (8.78%) MVC
8 60 (8.78%) Web Development
9 58 (8.49%) DevOps
10 52 (7.61%) Analytics
11 51 (7.47%) Open Source
12 47 (6.88%) Machine Learning
12 47 (6.88%) Software Engineering
13 45 (6.59%) OO
14 44 (6.44%) Project Management
14 44 (6.44%) Regression Testing
15 42 (6.15%) Stakeholder Management
16 41 (6.00%) Business Analysis
16 41 (6.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 163 (23.87%) SQL
2 96 (14.06%) ABAP
3 92 (13.47%) JavaScript
4 74 (10.83%) C#
5 59 (8.64%) Java
6 49 (7.17%) Python
7 43 (6.30%) Shell Script
8 38 (5.56%) C++
9 32 (4.69%) T-SQL
10 30 (4.39%) Go
11 28 (4.10%) PHP
12 21 (3.07%) VBScript
13 17 (2.49%) PL/SQL
14 16 (2.34%) VB
15 9 (1.32%) C
15 9 (1.32%) VB.NET
16 8 (1.17%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.17%) Ruby
16 8 (1.17%) VBA
17 7 (1.02%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 108 (15.81%) Degree
2 21 (3.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (2.34%) HNC
4 14 (2.05%) Security Cleared
5 13 (1.90%) Master's Degree
5 13 (1.90%) MCSA
6 10 (1.46%) SAP Certification
7 9 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
8 8 (1.17%) HND
9 7 (1.02%) CISM
9 7 (1.02%) CRISC
10 5 (0.73%) APMP
10 5 (0.73%) CCNP
10 5 (0.73%) CISSP
10 5 (0.73%) PhD
11 4 (0.59%) CCA
11 4 (0.59%) Citrix Certification
11 4 (0.59%) ISTQB
11 4 (0.59%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (4.25%) SLA
2 20 (2.93%) QA
3 11 (1.61%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.17%) ISO 9001
4 8 (1.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.02%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.15%) COBIT
6 1 (0.15%) GAAP
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 34 (4.98%) Active Directory
2 16 (2.34%) Docker
2 16 (2.34%) Hyper-V
2 16 (2.34%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.73%) Samba
3 5 (0.73%) XenApp
4 4 (0.59%) vSphere
4 4 (0.59%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.29%) Firmware
6 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 43 (6.30%) Opscode Chef
1 43 (6.30%) Puppet
2 34 (4.98%) Ansible
3 16 (2.34%) Mesos
4 14 (2.05%) ZABBIX
5 10 (1.46%) WSUS
6 9 (1.32%) SCOM
6 9 (1.32%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 7 (1.02%) Ambari
7 7 (1.02%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.44%) Marathon
8 3 (0.44%) rkt
9 2 (0.29%) SCCM
10 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
10 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
10 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 418 (61.20%) SAP
2 86 (12.59%) Microsoft
3 39 (5.71%) Google
3 39 (5.71%) Oracle
4 33 (4.83%) VMware
5 28 (4.10%) Cisco
6 19 (2.78%) PayPal
7 16 (2.34%) Dell
8 15 (2.20%) Sage
9 14 (2.05%) Citrix
10 12 (1.76%) EqualLogic
11 10 (1.46%) Epicor
11 10 (1.46%) NetApp
12 9 (1.32%) CommVault
12 9 (1.32%) Rockwell
12 9 (1.32%) Symantec
13 8 (1.17%) Allen-Bradley
13 8 (1.17%) Siemens
14 7 (1.02%) Hortonworks
14 7 (1.02%) Salesforce.com