Period
to 11 November 2019

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 11 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
England > North West
6 months to
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 94 55
Rank change year-on-year +3 -39 +11
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 323 374 683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.25% 3.24% 5.18%
As % of the General category 9.28% 7.90% 11.87%
Number of salaries quoted 229 229 392
North West median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% - -2.17%
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,700 £29,050
90th Percentile £69,500 £63,750 £69,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 3,480 4,733 5,754
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 34.96% 40.99% 43.63%
Number of salaries quoted 2,569 3,521 4,203
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +6.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,291 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year - +5.77% +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 11 November 2019.

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 11 November 2019. 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 -49 123 £50,000 +11.11% 56
Cheshire +53 87 £52,500 +31.25% 17
Lancashire +10 65 £37,654 -19.02% 25
Merseyside -6 14 £30,000 -26.38% 21
Cumbria -7 5 - - 2
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 11 November 2019, 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 North West region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 110 (34.06%) SAP
2 101 (31.27%) Microsoft
3 79 (24.46%) ERP
3 79 (24.46%) Finance
4 78 (24.15%) Degree
5 57 (17.65%) Retail
6 55 (17.03%) Windows
7 53 (16.41%) VMware
8 51 (15.79%) C#
9 50 (15.48%) SQL
10 48 (14.86%) SQL Server
10 48 (14.86%) Business Intelligence
11 45 (13.93%) Oracle
11 45 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
12 42 (13.00%) ITIL
13 40 (12.38%) SAP S/4HANA
14 35 (10.84%) Telecoms
15 34 (10.53%) .NET
15 34 (10.53%) Computer Science
16 32 (9.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
17 31 (9.60%) Active Directory
17 31 (9.60%) Problem-Solving
18 30 (9.29%) GDPR
19 29 (8.98%) Project Management
19 29 (8.98%) Management Information System
19 29 (8.98%) Agile Software Development
20 28 (8.67%) Stakeholder Management
20 28 (8.67%) C++
20 28 (8.67%) JavaScript
21 27 (8.36%) PHP

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 (6.19%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.48%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (2.48%) MS Exchange
3 6 (1.86%) IBM Notes
4 5 (1.55%) Tornado
5 4 (1.24%) Apache Spark
5 4 (1.24%) SAS
6 3 (0.93%) WordPress
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.31%) IIS
8 1 (0.31%) Site Server
8 1 (0.31%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 21 (6.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (4.33%) Microsoft Project
3 13 (4.02%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (2.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 40 (12.38%) SAP S/4HANA
2 25 (7.74%) SAP ERP
3 21 (6.50%) SAP FI
4 19 (5.88%) SAP CO
4 19 (5.88%) SAP FI/CO
5 16 (4.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 16 (4.95%) SAP PP
6 15 (4.64%) SAP MM
7 13 (4.02%) SAP SD
8 8 (2.48%) Dynamics NAV
8 8 (2.48%) SAP VC
9 7 (2.17%) Magento
10 6 (1.86%) SAP SCM
11 5 (1.55%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (1.55%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (1.55%) Oracle ERP
11 5 (1.55%) SAP PM
12 4 (1.24%) SAP EWM
12 4 (1.24%) SAP Hybris
13 3 (0.93%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (7.12%) Azure
2 14 (4.33%) SaaS
3 12 (3.72%) AWS
3 12 (3.72%) Office 365
4 9 (2.79%) Power Platform
5 6 (1.86%) GCP
6 4 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.93%) Boomi
8 2 (0.62%) Serverless
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon Cognito
9 1 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.31%) AWS CodePipeline
9 1 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.31%) GitHub
9 1 (0.31%) Google Play
9 1 (0.31%) npm
9 1 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.43%) DNS
2 21 (6.50%) DHCP
3 19 (5.88%) IP Telephony
4 17 (5.26%) Cisco IPT
5 15 (4.64%) Firewall
6 14 (4.33%) TCP/IP
7 10 (3.10%) Internet
8 6 (1.86%) SAN
8 6 (1.86%) VLAN
9 5 (1.55%) Wireless
10 4 (1.24%) iSCSI
10 4 (1.24%) WAN
11 3 (0.93%) LAN
11 3 (0.93%) Modbus
11 3 (0.93%) Profibus
11 3 (0.93%) SNA
11 3 (0.93%) SSL
12 2 (0.62%) FTP
12 2 (0.62%) Network Security
13 1 (0.31%) Junos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (14.86%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (4.64%) MySQL
4 13 (4.02%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.10%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (3.10%) QlikView
5 10 (3.10%) SAP HANA
6 9 (2.79%) Power BI
7 8 (2.48%) Data Mining
7 8 (2.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.86%) PostgreSQL
9 6 (1.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.55%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.55%) MS Access
10 5 (1.55%) SAP BW
11 4 (1.24%) Big Data
11 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.93%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.62%) Oracle BI Publisher
Development Applications
1 12 (3.72%) Visual Studio
2 10 (3.10%) Git (software)
2 10 (3.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.62%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.62%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.31%) Axure RP
4 1 (0.31%) Babel
4 1 (0.31%) Jasmine
4 1 (0.31%) JIRA
4 1 (0.31%) Mocha
4 1 (0.31%) webpack
General
1 79 (24.46%) Finance
2 57 (17.65%) Retail
3 35 (10.84%) Telecoms
4 26 (8.05%) Electronics
5 25 (7.74%) Aerospace
6 24 (7.43%) Marketing
7 20 (6.19%) Public Sector
8 15 (4.64%) Banking
9 12 (3.72%) Automotive
10 9 (2.79%) Games
10 9 (2.79%) General Ledger
11 8 (2.48%) Legal
11 8 (2.48%) Military
12 7 (2.17%) Local Government
13 3 (0.93%) Law
14 2 (0.62%) German Language
14 2 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.31%) Avionics
15 1 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 80 (24.77%) Consultant
2 77 (23.84%) Developer
3 69 (21.36%) Analyst
4 59 (18.27%) SAP Consultant
5 33 (10.22%) SAP Analyst
6 26 (8.05%) IT Manager
7 25 (7.74%) Business Analyst
7 25 (7.74%) Software Developer
8 23 (7.12%) SAP Business Analyst
8 23 (7.12%) SAP Business Consultant
9 21 (6.50%) Junior
10 19 (5.88%) Support Analyst
11 18 (5.57%) SAP CO Consultant
11 18 (5.57%) SAP FI Consultant
11 18 (5.57%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
12 16 (4.95%) IT Operations Manager
12 16 (4.95%) Operations Manager
13 14 (4.33%) C# Developer
14 13 (4.02%) C++ Developer
14 13 (4.02%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (10.53%) .NET
2 26 (8.05%) AngularJS
3 19 (5.88%) HTML
3 19 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 17 (5.26%) CSS
5 15 (4.64%) CSS3
5 15 (4.64%) HTML5
6 12 (3.72%) .NET Framework
7 11 (3.41%) ADO.NET
7 11 (3.41%) Entity Framework
7 11 (3.41%) jQuery
7 11 (3.41%) WinForms
8 10 (3.10%) Middleware
8 10 (3.10%) React
9 9 (2.79%) .NET Core
9 9 (2.79%) ASP.NET
9 9 (2.79%) Web Services
10 8 (2.48%) Natural Language Processing
10 8 (2.48%) Vue.js
11 7 (2.17%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 45 (13.93%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (8.98%) Management Information System
3 27 (8.36%) Self-Motivation
4 25 (7.74%) FMCG
4 25 (7.74%) Life Science
5 16 (4.95%) Algorithms
6 15 (4.64%) Blog
7 14 (4.33%) User Experience
8 13 (4.02%) Greenfield Project
9 8 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
10 7 (2.17%) Client/Server
11 6 (1.86%) Clustering
11 6 (1.86%) Cyberthreat
12 4 (1.24%) Driving Licence
12 4 (1.24%) Security Operations Centre
13 3 (0.93%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (0.93%) Data Structures
13 3 (0.93%) Internet of Things
13 3 (0.93%) Replication
13 3 (0.93%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 55 (17.03%) Windows
2 26 (8.05%) Unix
3 18 (5.57%) Linux
3 18 (5.57%) Windows Server
4 17 (5.26%) HPUX
5 14 (4.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (4.02%) Windows 7
7 12 (3.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (2.79%) Windows 10
9 5 (1.55%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.93%) Android
11 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (24.46%) ERP
2 48 (14.86%) Business Intelligence
3 42 (13.00%) ITIL
4 34 (10.53%) Computer Science
5 31 (9.60%) Problem-Solving
6 29 (8.98%) Agile Software Development
6 29 (8.98%) Project Management
7 28 (8.67%) Stakeholder Management
8 27 (8.36%) Logistics
9 23 (7.12%) Matrix Organization
10 22 (6.81%) Mentoring
11 20 (6.19%) Data Science
11 20 (6.19%) Digital Marketing
11 20 (6.19%) Programme Management
12 19 (5.88%) Migration
13 18 (5.57%) DevOps
13 18 (5.57%) Mathematics
14 17 (5.26%) Data Security
15 16 (4.95%) Operations Management
16 15 (4.64%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 51 (15.79%) C#
2 50 (15.48%) SQL
3 28 (8.67%) C++
3 28 (8.67%) JavaScript
4 27 (8.36%) PHP
5 25 (7.74%) Python
6 20 (6.19%) VB
7 17 (5.26%) Java
8 16 (4.95%) R
9 12 (3.72%) VB6
10 10 (3.10%) VB.NET
11 9 (2.79%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.86%) ABAP
12 6 (1.86%) Perl
12 6 (1.86%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.55%) C
13 5 (1.55%) MATLAB
13 5 (1.55%) PL/SQL
14 4 (1.24%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.62%) VBA
Qualifications
1 78 (24.15%) Degree
2 18 (5.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.02%) MCSA
4 11 (3.41%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (3.10%) CCNA
6 8 (2.48%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (2.17%) SC Cleared
7 7 (2.17%) Security Cleared
8 6 (1.86%) CISSP
8 6 (1.86%) HND
9 5 (1.55%) CISM
9 5 (1.55%) Master's Degree
9 5 (1.55%) PhD
10 4 (1.24%) GIAC
10 4 (1.24%) MCSE
10 4 (1.24%) OSCP
11 2 (0.62%) CCA
11 2 (0.62%) CCNP
11 2 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
12 1 (0.31%) (ISC)2 CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (9.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 30 (9.29%) GDPR
3 17 (5.26%) COBIT
3 17 (5.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (1.24%) QA
4 4 (1.24%) SLA
5 3 (0.93%) PMO
6 1 (0.31%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.31%) RMADS
System Software
1 31 (9.60%) Active Directory
2 18 (5.57%) Hyper-V
3 13 (4.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.24%) Docker
5 2 (0.62%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.31%) BitLocker
6 1 (0.31%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.24%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (0.62%) SCCM
3 1 (0.31%) Terraform
3 1 (0.31%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 110 (34.06%) SAP
2 101 (31.27%) Microsoft
3 53 (16.41%) VMware
4 45 (13.93%) Oracle
5 25 (7.74%) Cisco
6 18 (5.57%) Citrix
7 14 (4.33%) Google
8 11 (3.41%) Xamarin
9 9 (2.79%) Verint
10 7 (2.17%) Sage
10 7 (2.17%) Zend
11 6 (1.86%) Lotus
12 5 (1.55%) Ariba
12 5 (1.55%) JD Edwards
12 5 (1.55%) Rackspace
13 4 (1.24%) hybris
13 4 (1.24%) Meraki
13 4 (1.24%) WatchGuard
14 3 (0.93%) Rockwell
14 3 (0.93%) Wonderware