Period
to 21 July 2018

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 21 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
England > North West
6 months to
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 64 68
Rank change year-on-year -36 +4 +52
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 386 597 461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.09% 4.52% 3.99%
As % of the General category 7.82% 11.47% 9.86%
Number of salaries quoted 265 368 280
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.17% +2.22%
10th Percentile £30,100 £28,675 £24,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -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 North West with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 4,939 5,205 4,674
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.52% 39.40% 40.49%
Number of salaries quoted 3,751 3,910 3,761
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £64,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 21 July 2018.

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 21 July 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
Manchester -23 245 £50,750 +1.50% 52
Lancashire +23 54 £45,000 +25.87% 17
Cheshire -65 32 £50,000 +33.33% 26
Merseyside +14 30 £39,000 -8.24% 8
Cumbria -7 2 - - 4
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 North West region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 204 (52.85%) Finance
2 195 (50.52%) SAP
3 124 (32.12%) Analytical Skills
4 104 (26.94%) Retail
5 81 (20.98%) Logistics
6 80 (20.73%) Microsoft
7 76 (19.69%) Marketing
8 74 (19.17%) Business Intelligence
8 74 (19.17%) SQL
8 74 (19.17%) ERP
9 71 (18.39%) Electronics
10 68 (17.62%) Problem-Solving
11 67 (17.36%) Telecoms
12 65 (16.84%) Programme Management
12 65 (16.84%) Digital Marketing
13 64 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
14 58 (15.03%) C#
15 52 (13.47%) JavaScript
15 52 (13.47%) Software Engineering
16 44 (11.40%) .NET
16 44 (11.40%) Dynamics AX
17 41 (10.62%) Windows
17 41 (10.62%) Kubernetes
18 40 (10.36%) Degree
19 38 (9.84%) Python
20 37 (9.59%) Test Automation
20 37 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
21 36 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
22 35 (9.07%) Java
23 34 (8.81%) Google Cloud Platform

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 19 (4.92%) Apache Spark
2 7 (1.81%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.04%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (0.52%) EPiServer
4 2 (0.52%) IBM Notes
4 2 (0.52%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.26%) CMS
5 1 (0.26%) Content Management Server
5 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.26%) IIS
5 1 (0.26%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.26%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (3.63%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (3.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.52%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.52%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.26%) InDesign
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.26%) Pro/ENGINEER
5 1 (0.26%) PTC Creo
5 1 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 44 (11.40%) Dynamics AX
2 25 (6.48%) SAP S/4HANA
3 21 (5.44%) SAP PP
4 20 (5.18%) Dynamics NAV
5 17 (4.40%) SAP MM
6 14 (3.63%) SAP SD
7 13 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
8 10 (2.59%) SAP CO
8 10 (2.59%) SAP FI
8 10 (2.59%) SAP FI/CO
9 8 (2.07%) NetSuite
9 8 (2.07%) SAP APO
10 6 (1.55%) SAP SCM
11 4 (1.04%) BPCS
11 4 (1.04%) Dynamics GP
11 4 (1.04%) JDE EnterpriseOne
11 4 (1.04%) JDE OneWorld
11 4 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
11 4 (1.04%) Sage X3
11 4 (1.04%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 34 (8.81%) Google Cloud Platform
2 33 (8.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 31 (8.03%) Dynamics 365
4 24 (6.22%) Amazon AWS
4 24 (6.22%) SaaS
5 14 (3.63%) Office 365
6 3 (0.78%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.26%) GitHub
7 1 (0.26%) IaaS
7 1 (0.26%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.07%) SAN
1 8 (2.07%) VoIP
2 6 (1.55%) DHCP
2 6 (1.55%) DNS
2 6 (1.55%) Firewall
2 6 (1.55%) WAN
3 5 (1.30%) LAN
3 5 (1.30%) MPLS
3 5 (1.30%) VPN
4 4 (1.04%) 802.11
4 4 (1.04%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (1.04%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.04%) IP Telephony
4 4 (1.04%) IPsec
4 4 (1.04%) NAS
4 4 (1.04%) SNMP
4 4 (1.04%) SSL
4 4 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.04%) Wireless
4 4 (1.04%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (8.03%) Big Data
2 27 (6.99%) SQL Server
3 20 (5.18%) Hadoop
4 12 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (2.07%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.81%) Couchbase
8 6 (1.55%) MySQL
9 5 (1.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (1.04%) NoSQL
10 4 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (1.04%) SQLite
11 3 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
11 3 (0.78%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.52%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.52%) SAP HANA
13 1 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
13 1 (0.26%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.26%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 15 (3.89%) TeamCity
2 12 (3.11%) JIRA
3 9 (2.33%) Selenium
3 9 (2.33%) SpecFlow
4 8 (2.07%) eCATT
4 8 (2.07%) LSMW
5 7 (1.81%) Git (software)
6 6 (1.55%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.04%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.04%) Jasmine
8 3 (0.78%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.78%) Subversion
9 2 (0.52%) GitLab
9 2 (0.52%) Serilog
9 2 (0.52%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.26%) Grunt
10 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.26%) QF-Test
10 1 (0.26%) Ranorex
General
1 204 (52.85%) Finance
2 104 (26.94%) Retail
3 76 (19.69%) Marketing
4 71 (18.39%) Electronics
5 67 (17.36%) Telecoms
6 33 (8.55%) Publishing
7 17 (4.40%) Advertising
8 10 (2.59%) Automotive
8 10 (2.59%) Local Government
9 9 (2.33%) General Ledger
10 8 (2.07%) Billing
11 7 (1.81%) Banking
12 4 (1.04%) Law
13 3 (0.78%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.78%) Games
13 3 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.26%) German Language
14 1 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 126 (32.64%) Analyst
2 104 (26.94%) Consultant
3 59 (15.28%) Business Analyst
4 57 (14.77%) SAP Consultant
5 48 (12.44%) SAP Analyst
6 45 (11.66%) Developer
7 31 (8.03%) SAP Business Analyst
8 28 (7.25%) Architect
8 28 (7.25%) SAP PP Consultant
9 26 (6.74%) SAP MM Consultant
10 24 (6.22%) SAP PP Analyst
11 23 (5.96%) SAP MM Analyst
12 22 (5.70%) SAP MM Business Analyst
13 21 (5.44%) SAP PP Business Analyst
14 19 (4.92%) .NET Developer
15 16 (4.15%) Engineering Manager
15 16 (4.15%) Software Engineering Manager
15 16 (4.15%) Support Analyst
16 14 (3.63%) C# .NET Developer
16 14 (3.63%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (11.40%) .NET
2 27 (6.99%) AngularJS
3 22 (5.70%) React
4 21 (5.44%) ASP.NET
5 18 (4.66%) CSS
5 18 (4.66%) HTML
6 12 (3.11%) Ajax
7 11 (2.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (2.85%) REST
8 10 (2.59%) .NET Framework
8 10 (2.59%) EDI
8 10 (2.59%) Entity Framework
8 10 (2.59%) HTML5
8 10 (2.59%) Middleware
8 10 (2.59%) Web Services
9 9 (2.33%) .NET Core
9 9 (2.33%) IDoc
9 9 (2.33%) LINQ
9 9 (2.33%) SignalR
10 8 (2.07%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 124 (32.12%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.25%) Self-Motivation
3 26 (6.74%) Management Information System
4 22 (5.70%) Life Science
5 20 (5.18%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (4.40%) Greenfield Project
7 11 (2.85%) Driving Licence
8 10 (2.59%) Blog
9 9 (2.33%) Virtual Team
10 8 (2.07%) LIMS
10 8 (2.07%) User Experience
11 7 (1.81%) Analytical Mindset
12 5 (1.30%) Computer Science
13 4 (1.04%) Clustering
14 3 (0.78%) Data Centre
15 2 (0.52%) HP Storage
15 2 (0.52%) Public Cloud
15 2 (0.52%) SCADA
16 1 (0.26%) Fat Client
16 1 (0.26%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (10.62%) Windows
2 18 (4.66%) Linux
3 16 (4.15%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.33%) Unix
5 7 (1.81%) Android
5 7 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.81%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (1.30%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.78%) Windows 10
8 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (20.98%) Logistics
2 74 (19.17%) Business Intelligence
2 74 (19.17%) ERP
3 68 (17.62%) Problem-Solving
4 65 (16.84%) Digital Marketing
4 65 (16.84%) Programme Management
5 64 (16.58%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (13.47%) Software Engineering
7 37 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (9.59%) Test Automation
8 36 (9.33%) Stakeholder Management
9 34 (8.81%) DevOps
10 31 (8.03%) CRM
11 27 (6.99%) Open Source
12 26 (6.74%) Project Management
12 26 (6.74%) TDD
13 25 (6.48%) Business Analysis
14 23 (5.96%) Kanban
14 23 (5.96%) Process Improvement
15 22 (5.70%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 74 (19.17%) SQL
2 58 (15.03%) C#
3 52 (13.47%) JavaScript
4 38 (9.84%) Python
5 35 (9.07%) Java
6 27 (6.99%) ABAP
7 23 (5.96%) X++
8 18 (4.66%) C++
9 16 (4.15%) Go
10 13 (3.37%) C
11 9 (2.33%) T-SQL
12 7 (1.81%) Ruby
13 6 (1.55%) Perl
13 6 (1.55%) Shell Script
14 5 (1.30%) Bash Shell
14 5 (1.30%) VB.NET
15 4 (1.04%) ES6
15 4 (1.04%) PHP
16 3 (0.78%) PL/SQL
17 2 (0.52%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 40 (10.36%) Degree
2 14 (3.63%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.33%) CISSP
3 9 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.07%) CISA
4 8 (2.07%) CISM
5 5 (1.30%) BC Cleared
6 3 (0.78%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.52%) CIMA
7 2 (0.52%) MCSA
7 2 (0.52%) PhD
8 1 (0.26%) ACCA
8 1 (0.26%) CEH
8 1 (0.26%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.26%) ISEB
8 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.26%) MCP
8 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.26%) PMP
8 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.18%) QA
2 13 (3.37%) GCP
3 8 (2.07%) GDPR
3 8 (2.07%) IASME
4 5 (1.30%) SLA
5 3 (0.78%) ISO 13485
5 3 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.52%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.52%) PMO
7 1 (0.26%) COBIT
7 1 (0.26%) GAMP
7 1 (0.26%) GxP
7 1 (0.26%) ISO 15765
7 1 (0.26%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 32 (8.29%) Docker
2 15 (3.89%) Active Directory
3 12 (3.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (2.07%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.78%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.52%) Firmware
7 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
7 1 (0.26%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 41 (10.62%) Kubernetes
2 28 (7.25%) Ansible
3 5 (1.30%) Kibana
3 5 (1.30%) Terraform
4 4 (1.04%) logstash
5 3 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.78%) Puppet
6 2 (0.52%) Istio
6 2 (0.52%) Marathon
6 2 (0.52%) Mesos
6 2 (0.52%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.52%) rkt
7 1 (0.26%) Grafana
7 1 (0.26%) Packer
7 1 (0.26%) SCCM
7 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 195 (50.52%) SAP
2 80 (20.73%) Microsoft
3 31 (8.03%) Google
4 29 (7.51%) VMware
5 23 (5.96%) Oracle
6 19 (4.92%) Sage
7 13 (3.37%) Epicor
7 13 (3.37%) JDA
8 12 (3.11%) Cisco
8 12 (3.11%) JD Edwards
9 10 (2.59%) Rackspace
10 9 (2.33%) Infor
11 7 (1.81%) Citrix
11 7 (1.81%) HP
12 6 (1.55%) IFS
13 5 (1.30%) Dell
13 5 (1.30%) Motorola
14 4 (1.04%) Juniper
14 4 (1.04%) Nimble Storage
15 3 (0.78%) OpenText