Manufacturing Jobs in the North West

Manufacturing
England > North West

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 27 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
27 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 62 138 112
Rank change year-on-year +76 -26 +10
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 261 198 285
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 3.59% 2.38% 3.01%
As % of the General category 6.34% 3.44% 5.04%
Number of salaries quoted 205 157 203
10th Percentile £30,300 £27,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,750 £36,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - - -5.00%
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £70,750
England median annual salary £49,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +4.76% +5.00%

All General Skills
North West

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 4,119 5,751 5,654
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 56.67% 69.23% 59.67%
Number of salaries quoted 3,088 2,755 3,055
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,894 £28,250
25th Percentile £33,750 £38,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £48,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -7.62% +5.00% +1.01%
75th Percentile £63,913 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £85,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +4.35%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Manufacturing as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Manufacturing in the North West.

Salary trend for Manufacturing in the North West

Manufacturing
Salary Histogram in the North West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Manufacturing in the North West over the 6 months to 27 February 2024.

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 27 February 2024. 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
Jobs
Lancashire +42 85 £52,084 +19.05% 58
Manchester +25 68 £47,500 -5.00% 132
Cheshire +25 57 £46,250 -1.60% 88
Merseyside +30 32 £41,235 -8.37% 32
Cumbria +16 18 £47,500 -20.83% 17
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Exchange
3 1 (0.38%) Apache
3 1 (0.38%) IIS
3 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.38%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.38%) Fusion 360
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (3.07%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 6 (2.30%) SAP ERP
3 5 (1.92%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (1.53%) SAP CO
4 4 (1.53%) SAP FI
4 4 (1.53%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.77%) SAP S/4HANA
6 1 (0.38%) Magento
6 1 (0.38%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.38%) SAP IBP
6 1 (0.38%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.81%) Azure
2 14 (5.36%) Power Platform
3 13 (4.98%) Microsoft 365
4 9 (3.45%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (2.30%) AWS
6 5 (1.92%) SaaS
7 4 (1.53%) Azure DevOps
7 4 (1.53%) Entra ID
8 3 (1.15%) PowerApps
9 2 (0.77%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.77%) GCP
9 2 (0.77%) GitHub
10 1 (0.38%) Azure Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.38%) Azure Pipelines
10 1 (0.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.07%) Firewall
2 4 (1.53%) NAS
2 4 (1.53%) SAN
2 4 (1.53%) VoIP
3 3 (1.15%) DNS
3 3 (1.15%) Intrusion Detection
3 3 (1.15%) Network Security
3 3 (1.15%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.15%) VPN
4 2 (0.77%) Bluetooth
4 2 (0.77%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.77%) HTTP
4 2 (0.77%) IP Telephony
4 2 (0.77%) SMTP
4 2 (0.77%) WAN
4 2 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (0.77%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.38%) 4G
5 1 (0.38%) LTE
5 1 (0.38%) SD-WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.21%) MS Access
2 11 (4.21%) Power BI
3 8 (3.07%) MySQL
4 4 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (0.77%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.38%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (0.38%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 10 (3.83%) Visual Studio
2 8 (3.07%) LabVIEW
3 6 (2.30%) Git
4 4 (1.53%) JIRA
5 3 (1.15%) JUnit
5 3 (1.15%) Selenium
5 3 (1.15%) TestNG
6 2 (0.77%) Appium
6 2 (0.77%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.77%) Postman
6 2 (0.77%) REST Assured
6 2 (0.77%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.77%) SOAtest
6 2 (0.77%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.38%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.38%) JMeter
7 1 (0.38%) Subversion
General
1 58 (22.22%) Social Skills
2 30 (11.49%) Finance
2 30 (11.49%) Pharmaceutical
3 21 (8.05%) Electronics
4 16 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (4.60%) Retail
6 11 (4.21%) Marketing
7 9 (3.45%) Aerospace
7 9 (3.45%) Games
8 8 (3.07%) Automotive
8 8 (3.07%) Telecoms
9 7 (2.68%) Public Sector
10 6 (2.30%) Banking
11 5 (1.92%) Legal
12 3 (1.15%) Aviation
13 2 (0.77%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 2 (0.77%) Law
13 2 (0.77%) Local Government
14 1 (0.38%) Polish Language
14 1 (0.38%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 49 (18.77%) Developer
2 18 (6.90%) Analyst
3 14 (5.36%) Senior
4 13 (4.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 12 (4.60%) .NET Developer
5 12 (4.60%) ERP Specialist
6 11 (4.21%) Hardware Engineer
6 11 (4.21%) IT Support
6 11 (4.21%) Lead
6 11 (4.21%) Project Manager
7 10 (3.83%) Design Engineer
7 10 (3.83%) Electronics Design Engineer
7 10 (3.83%) Electronics Engineer
8 9 (3.45%) Cybersecurity Specialist
8 9 (3.45%) ERP Developer
8 9 (3.45%) Manufacturing Engineer
8 9 (3.45%) Principal Engineer
8 9 (3.45%) Security Operations Specialist
8 9 (3.45%) Security Specialist
8 9 (3.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (11.88%) .NET
2 15 (5.75%) ASP.NET
3 14 (5.36%) .NET Framework
4 10 (3.83%) RESTful
5 9 (3.45%) SOAP
6 8 (3.07%) .NET Core
7 7 (2.68%) Blazor
7 7 (2.68%) GraphQL
8 4 (1.53%) HTML
8 4 (1.53%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 4 (1.53%) Unreal Engine
9 3 (1.15%) CSS
9 3 (1.15%) Laravel
9 3 (1.15%) React
9 3 (1.15%) Symfony
10 2 (0.77%) Angular 2
10 2 (0.77%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.77%) Entity Framework
10 2 (0.77%) jQuery
11 1 (0.38%) SAP TM
Miscellaneous
1 35 (13.41%) Operational Technology
2 33 (12.64%) Industrial Internet of Things
3 19 (7.28%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.60%) FMCG
5 10 (3.83%) Renewable Energy
6 7 (2.68%) Life Science
6 7 (2.68%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.92%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.92%) IoT
8 4 (1.53%) Animation
8 4 (1.53%) Augmented Reality
8 4 (1.53%) Onboarding
8 4 (1.53%) SCADA
8 4 (1.53%) Virtual Reality
9 3 (1.15%) Acoustics
10 2 (0.77%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.77%) CAN bus
10 2 (0.77%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (0.77%) PMI
10 2 (0.77%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 12 (4.60%) Windows
2 8 (3.07%) Windows Server
3 6 (2.30%) Linux
3 6 (2.30%) Windows Server 2019
4 4 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.77%) Debian
5 2 (0.77%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.77%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.77%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.38%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (0.38%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (24.52%) ERP
2 39 (14.94%) Risk Management
3 38 (14.56%) Cybersecurity
4 35 (13.41%) Incident Response
5 34 (13.03%) Change Management
6 29 (11.11%) Computer Science
7 26 (9.96%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (6.90%) Project Management
9 17 (6.51%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (6.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 17 (6.51%) Migration
10 16 (6.13%) Logistics
10 16 (6.13%) QMS
10 16 (6.13%) User Experience
11 12 (4.60%) Project Delivery
12 11 (4.21%) Data Migration
12 11 (4.21%) Data Modelling
12 11 (4.21%) Front End Development
12 11 (4.21%) People Management
12 11 (4.21%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 43 (16.48%) SQL
2 36 (13.79%) C#
3 15 (5.75%) JavaScript
4 10 (3.83%) Java
5 7 (2.68%) VB.NET
6 6 (2.30%) C
6 6 (2.30%) C++
7 5 (1.92%) Python
7 5 (1.92%) T-SQL
7 5 (1.92%) VB
8 4 (1.53%) PHP
9 2 (0.77%) ABAP
9 2 (0.77%) Embedded C
9 2 (0.77%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.38%) Kusto Query Language
10 1 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 89 (34.10%) Degree
2 22 (8.43%) Computer Science Degree
3 16 (6.13%) Security Cleared
4 14 (5.36%) HNC
5 6 (2.30%) HND
6 5 (1.92%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.15%) CISA
8 2 (0.77%) CISSP
8 2 (0.77%) DBS Check
8 2 (0.77%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.77%) PMP
8 2 (0.77%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (0.38%) AAT
9 1 (0.38%) Azure Certification
9 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.38%) CRISC
9 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
9 1 (0.38%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
9 1 (0.38%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.38%) RIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (7.66%) QA
2 14 (5.36%) GMP
3 10 (3.83%) SLA
4 3 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.15%) PCI DSS
5 2 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.77%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.77%) HIPAA
5 2 (0.77%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.77%) NIST
6 1 (0.38%) FISMA
6 1 (0.38%) GDPR
6 1 (0.38%) GRC
6 1 (0.38%) HITRUST
6 1 (0.38%) NEBOSH
6 1 (0.38%) PMO
6 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.38%) SOC 2
System Software
1 16 (6.13%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.53%) VMware Server
4 2 (0.77%) Embedded Firmware
4 2 (0.77%) Firmware
5 1 (0.38%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.38%) Nessus
1 1 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.58%) SAP
3 9 (3.45%) VMware
4 4 (1.53%) NetApp
5 3 (1.15%) EMC
5 3 (1.15%) SYSPRO
6 2 (0.77%) Thales
6 2 (0.77%) Verint
7 1 (0.38%) Aderant
7 1 (0.38%) Adobe
7 1 (0.38%) Canon
7 1 (0.38%) Ceridian
7 1 (0.38%) Cisco
7 1 (0.38%) Citrix
7 1 (0.38%) Databricks
7 1 (0.38%) iManage
7 1 (0.38%) Meraki
7 1 (0.38%) Renesas
7 1 (0.38%) Sage