Period
to 23 January 2020

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 23 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 90 107 62
Rank change year-on-year +17 -45 +18
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 276 310 594
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.14% 2.93% 4.65%
As % of the General category 8.95% 7.20% 10.55%
Number of salaries quoted 174 204 364
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.17% +2.22%
10th Percentile £28,750 £25,413 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,500 £63,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -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 3,083 4,305 5,632
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 35.13% 40.62% 44.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2,301 3,297 4,134
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £72,312 £71,560 £67,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 23 January 2020.

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 23 January 2020. 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 -24 89 £50,000 +11.11% 61
Cheshire +33 66 £53,750 +86.96% 27
Lancashire +9 65 £44,000 -5.38% 32
Merseyside +4 17 £30,000 -29.41% 19
Cumbria -12 8 - - 8
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2020, 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 92 (33.33%) SAP
2 81 (29.35%) Microsoft
3 73 (26.45%) Degree
4 71 (25.72%) Finance
5 59 (21.38%) ERP
6 51 (18.48%) SQL Server
6 51 (18.48%) Retail
7 42 (15.22%) JavaScript
8 41 (14.86%) AngularJS
9 38 (13.77%) Windows
10 35 (12.68%) C#
10 35 (12.68%) VMware
10 35 (12.68%) Computer Science
11 33 (11.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
11 33 (11.96%) Management Information System
12 32 (11.59%) GDPR
13 31 (11.23%) Logistics
13 31 (11.23%) Azure
14 30 (10.87%) .NET
14 30 (10.87%) SAP S/4HANA
14 30 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
15 29 (10.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 28 (10.14%) Data Security
16 28 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
16 28 (10.14%) Self-Motivation
17 27 (9.78%) Telecoms
17 27 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
18 26 (9.42%) Migration
18 26 (9.42%) FMCG
19 25 (9.06%) Agile Software Development

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 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 7 (2.54%) Apache Spark
3 6 (2.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (2.17%) MS Exchange
4 5 (1.81%) SAS
4 5 (1.81%) Tornado
5 2 (0.72%) IIS
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (0.72%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.36%) Apache
6 1 (0.36%) Camunda
6 1 (0.36%) GemFire
6 1 (0.36%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.36%) OnBase
6 1 (0.36%) Site Server
Applications
1 19 (6.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (6.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 14 (5.07%) Microsoft Project
4 9 (3.26%) Microsoft Office
5 7 (2.54%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 30 (10.87%) SAP S/4HANA
2 19 (6.88%) SAP PP
3 16 (5.80%) SAP MM
4 14 (5.07%) SAP ERP
5 12 (4.35%) SAP CO
5 12 (4.35%) SAP FI
5 12 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO
5 12 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 11 (3.99%) SAP SD
7 9 (3.26%) SAP PM
8 8 (2.90%) SAP SCM
8 8 (2.90%) SAP VC
9 7 (2.54%) Magento
10 6 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
10 6 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
11 5 (1.81%) Oracle EBS R12
11 5 (1.81%) Oracle ERP
12 3 (1.09%) Oracle 11i
12 3 (1.09%) Oracle SCM
12 3 (1.09%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (11.23%) Azure
2 11 (3.99%) Office 365
3 8 (2.90%) SaaS
4 7 (2.54%) AWS
5 4 (1.45%) GCP
6 3 (1.09%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (0.36%) G Suite
7 1 (0.36%) Google Play
7 1 (0.36%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.16%) Internet
2 12 (4.35%) DHCP
2 12 (4.35%) DNS
2 12 (4.35%) Firewall
3 11 (3.99%) SNA
4 9 (3.26%) SAN
5 8 (2.90%) IP Telephony
6 7 (2.54%) Cisco IPT
7 5 (1.81%) iSCSI
7 5 (1.81%) TCP/IP
7 5 (1.81%) Wireless
8 3 (1.09%) NAS
8 3 (1.09%) SSL
8 3 (1.09%) VoIP
9 2 (0.72%) Modbus
9 2 (0.72%) Network Security
9 2 (0.72%) Profibus
9 2 (0.72%) WAN
10 1 (0.36%) HTTP
10 1 (0.36%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (18.48%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.97%) Relational Database
3 16 (5.80%) Data Mining
4 13 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (3.99%) Big Data
6 9 (3.26%) MySQL
6 9 (3.26%) SAP HANA
7 5 (1.81%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.09%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle BI EE
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle BI Publisher
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.72%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.36%) Cognos Framework Manager
10 1 (0.36%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (7.61%) Visual Studio
2 20 (7.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (6.88%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.72%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.72%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (0.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (0.36%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.36%) Log4j
5 1 (0.36%) Mockito
5 1 (0.36%) Protractor
5 1 (0.36%) Selenium
5 1 (0.36%) Vagrant
5 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 71 (25.72%) Finance
2 51 (18.48%) Retail
3 27 (9.78%) Telecoms
4 23 (8.33%) Aerospace
5 21 (7.61%) Marketing
6 18 (6.52%) Electronics
7 15 (5.43%) Public Sector
8 11 (3.99%) Law
8 11 (3.99%) Military
9 10 (3.62%) Banking
10 8 (2.90%) Legal
11 7 (2.54%) General Ledger
12 4 (1.45%) Local Government
13 3 (1.09%) Automotive
14 2 (0.72%) Games
14 2 (0.72%) German Language
15 1 (0.36%) Avionics
15 1 (0.36%) Billing
Job Titles
1 72 (26.09%) Developer
2 66 (23.91%) Consultant
3 50 (18.12%) Analyst
4 48 (17.39%) SAP Consultant
5 22 (7.97%) Senior Developer
6 21 (7.61%) SAP Analyst
6 21 (7.61%) Software Developer
7 20 (7.25%) Senior Software Developer
8 18 (6.52%) Junior
9 16 (5.80%) Business Analyst
9 16 (5.80%) IT Manager
10 15 (5.43%) Support Analyst
11 13 (4.71%) SAP Business Analyst
11 13 (4.71%) SAP Business Consultant
12 12 (4.35%) Full Stack Developer
12 12 (4.35%) Java Developer
12 12 (4.35%) SAP CO Consultant
12 12 (4.35%) SAP FI Consultant
12 12 (4.35%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
13 11 (3.99%) JavaScript Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (14.86%) AngularJS
2 30 (10.87%) .NET
3 29 (10.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 24 (8.70%) CSS
4 24 (8.70%) HTML
4 24 (8.70%) HTML5
5 23 (8.33%) CSS3
6 22 (7.97%) .NET Framework
6 22 (7.97%) jQuery
7 21 (7.61%) ADO.NET
7 21 (7.61%) Entity Framework
7 21 (7.61%) WinForms
8 17 (6.16%) Natural Language Processing
9 15 (5.43%) Middleware
10 12 (4.35%) Node.js
11 9 (3.26%) React
12 8 (2.90%) .NET Core
13 7 (2.54%) Laravel
13 7 (2.54%) Sass
13 7 (2.54%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 33 (11.96%) Management Information System
2 30 (10.87%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (10.14%) Self-Motivation
4 26 (9.42%) FMCG
5 24 (8.70%) Life Science
6 23 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
7 14 (5.07%) User Experience
8 12 (4.35%) Blog
9 11 (3.99%) Algorithms
9 11 (3.99%) e-Health
9 11 (3.99%) Internet of Things
9 11 (3.99%) Social Media
9 11 (3.99%) Social Network
10 6 (2.17%) Clustering
10 6 (2.17%) Cyberthreat
11 5 (1.81%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.09%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (1.09%) Mainframe
12 3 (1.09%) Security Operations Centre
13 2 (0.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 38 (13.77%) Windows
2 12 (4.35%) Linux
2 12 (4.35%) Unix
3 11 (3.99%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.54%) HPUX
4 7 (2.54%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (2.17%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.81%) Windows 7
7 4 (1.45%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (21.38%) ERP
2 35 (12.68%) Computer Science
3 31 (11.23%) Logistics
4 28 (10.14%) Data Security
4 28 (10.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 27 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
6 26 (9.42%) Migration
7 25 (9.06%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (9.06%) ITIL
8 23 (8.33%) Web Development
9 21 (7.61%) Project Management
10 20 (7.25%) Artificial Intelligence
11 17 (6.16%) Analytics
11 17 (6.16%) Data Science
11 17 (6.16%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (5.80%) Workflow
13 15 (5.43%) Digital Marketing
13 15 (5.43%) Programme Management
13 15 (5.43%) Stakeholder Engagement
14 13 (4.71%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 42 (15.22%) JavaScript
2 35 (12.68%) C#
3 23 (8.33%) SQL
4 21 (7.61%) VB
4 21 (7.61%) VB6
5 20 (7.25%) Java
5 20 (7.25%) VB.NET
6 19 (6.88%) Python
7 15 (5.43%) C++
8 11 (3.99%) PHP
8 11 (3.99%) R
9 5 (1.81%) C
9 5 (1.81%) COBOL
9 5 (1.81%) MATLAB
9 5 (1.81%) Shell Script
10 4 (1.45%) ABAP
11 3 (1.09%) Perl
11 3 (1.09%) REXX
12 2 (0.72%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 73 (26.45%) Degree
2 14 (5.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (3.62%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.62%) Security Cleared
4 9 (3.26%) MCSA
5 8 (2.90%) CCNA
5 8 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.54%) Master's Degree
7 5 (1.81%) CISM
7 5 (1.81%) CISSP
7 5 (1.81%) PhD
7 5 (1.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (1.45%) Computer Science Degree
9 3 (1.09%) GIAC
9 3 (1.09%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (1.09%) MCSE
9 3 (1.09%) OSCP
10 2 (0.72%) CCA
10 2 (0.72%) CESG Certified Professional
10 2 (0.72%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (11.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 32 (11.59%) GDPR
3 7 (2.54%) COBIT
3 7 (2.54%) QA
3 7 (2.54%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 6 (2.17%) PMO
5 5 (1.81%) SLA
6 2 (0.72%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 2 (0.72%) RMADS
7 1 (0.36%) DICOM
7 1 (0.36%) HL7
System Software
1 21 (7.61%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.71%) Hyper-V
3 11 (3.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (2.54%) Docker
5 3 (1.09%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.36%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (1.81%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (0.72%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.36%) Ansible
3 1 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
3 1 (0.36%) Grafana
3 1 (0.36%) Kibana
3 1 (0.36%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.36%) Terraform
3 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 92 (33.33%) SAP
2 81 (29.35%) Microsoft
3 35 (12.68%) VMware
4 21 (7.61%) Xamarin
5 17 (6.16%) Oracle
6 15 (5.43%) Cisco
7 11 (3.99%) Google
8 9 (3.26%) Verint
9 7 (2.54%) Citrix
9 7 (2.54%) Zend
10 5 (1.81%) Meraki
10 5 (1.81%) WatchGuard
11 4 (1.45%) Ariba
12 2 (0.72%) JD Edwards
12 2 (0.72%) Rackspace
12 2 (0.72%) Rockwell
12 2 (0.72%) Siemens
12 2 (0.72%) Wonderware
13 1 (0.36%) AppDynamics
13 1 (0.36%) Databricks