Period
to 30 May 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 30 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
England > North West
6 months to
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 121 112 98
Rank change year-on-year -9 -14 -20
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 142 284 403
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North West 2.28% 2.79% 3.31%
As % of the General category 6.43% 7.20% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 91 238 312
Median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £50,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% -8.37% +12.78%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,525 £31,025
90th Percentile £75,000 £63,750 £81,250
England median annual salary £48,240 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.52% - +11.11%

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 2,210 3,945 5,122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 35.42% 38.70% 42.10%
Number of salaries quoted 1,605 2,687 3,849
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -11 52 £57,500 +21.05% 13
Lancashire +28 35 £44,000 -5.38% 6
Cheshire +19 24 £50,000 +14.29% 9
Merseyside +2 12 £33,500 +24.07% 1
Cumbria -6 10 £35,500 - 4
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 31 (21.83%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (21.13%) SAP
3 29 (20.42%) Microsoft
3 29 (20.42%) Finance
4 28 (19.72%) Retail
5 27 (19.01%) Azure
5 27 (19.01%) Self-Motivation
6 26 (18.31%) ERP
7 25 (17.61%) Windows
7 25 (17.61%) SQL
7 25 (17.61%) SQL Server
7 25 (17.61%) Degree
8 24 (16.90%) .NET
8 24 (16.90%) C#
8 24 (16.90%) GDPR
9 23 (16.20%) AngularJS
9 23 (16.20%) JavaScript
9 23 (16.20%) Migration
10 20 (14.08%) Project Management
11 19 (13.38%) VMware
11 19 (13.38%) Computer Science
12 18 (12.68%) HTML
12 18 (12.68%) CSS
12 18 (12.68%) HTML5
13 17 (11.97%) AWS
13 17 (11.97%) Team Foundation Server
13 17 (11.97%) CSS3
13 17 (11.97%) Visual Studio
13 17 (11.97%) Management Information System
13 17 (11.97%) Life Science

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 10 (7.04%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.93%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.52%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.11%) WordPress
5 2 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.70%) Apache
6 1 (0.70%) Camunda
6 1 (0.70%) GemFire
6 1 (0.70%) OnBase
6 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.70%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.70%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (5.63%) SAP MII
2 5 (3.52%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (2.11%) Magento
3 3 (2.11%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (1.41%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (1.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.41%) NetSuite
4 2 (1.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.70%) Oracle Manufacturing
5 1 (0.70%) SAP IBP
5 1 (0.70%) SAP PM
5 1 (0.70%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 27 (19.01%) Azure
2 17 (11.97%) AWS
3 12 (8.45%) Office 365
4 10 (7.04%) GCP
5 7 (4.93%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (4.23%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (4.23%) Amazon S3
6 6 (4.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (4.23%) GitHub
6 6 (4.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 4 (2.82%) Amazon EMR
7 4 (2.82%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (2.11%) Power Platform
8 3 (2.11%) SaaS
9 1 (0.70%) Amazon SageMaker
9 1 (0.70%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.56%) Firewall
2 11 (7.75%) VoIP
3 7 (4.93%) TCP/IP
3 7 (4.93%) VPN
4 6 (4.23%) Internet
4 6 (4.23%) Network Security
4 6 (4.23%) Unified Communications
4 6 (4.23%) VLAN
5 5 (3.52%) DHCP
5 5 (3.52%) DNS
5 5 (3.52%) LAN
5 5 (3.52%) SNA
5 5 (3.52%) WAN
6 4 (2.82%) NAS
6 4 (2.82%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (2.82%) SAN
7 3 (2.11%) SSL
7 3 (2.11%) tcpdump
7 3 (2.11%) Wireshark
8 2 (1.41%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (17.61%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.56%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.63%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (4.93%) Big Data
4 7 (4.93%) Hadoop
5 6 (4.23%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (3.52%) Data Mining
6 5 (3.52%) Neo4j
6 5 (3.52%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.82%) Amazon Athena
7 4 (2.82%) Amazon Redshift
7 4 (2.82%) MySQL
8 3 (2.11%) Power BI
9 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.70%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (11.97%) Team Foundation Server
1 17 (11.97%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.93%) NUnit
2 7 (4.93%) SpecFlow
3 6 (4.23%) Git (software)
3 6 (4.23%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 5 (3.52%) Vagrant
5 2 (1.41%) Bugzilla
5 2 (1.41%) JIRA
5 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.70%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.70%) Log4j
6 1 (0.70%) Mockito
6 1 (0.70%) Protractor
6 1 (0.70%) Selenium
General
1 29 (20.42%) Finance
2 28 (19.72%) Retail
3 13 (9.15%) Public Sector
3 13 (9.15%) Telecoms
4 12 (8.45%) Marketing
5 10 (7.04%) Electronics
6 5 (3.52%) Law
7 4 (2.82%) Local Government
8 3 (2.11%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.70%) Automotive
9 1 (0.70%) Back Office
9 1 (0.70%) Billing
9 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (28.87%) Developer
2 24 (16.90%) Analyst
3 19 (13.38%) Consultant
4 17 (11.97%) Senior Developer
5 15 (10.56%) Senior Software Developer
5 15 (10.56%) Software Developer
6 13 (9.15%) COBOL Developer
7 9 (6.34%) SAP Consultant
7 9 (6.34%) Support Analyst
8 8 (5.63%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.93%) .NET Software Engineer
9 7 (4.93%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
9 7 (4.93%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (4.23%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (4.23%) IT Manager
10 6 (4.23%) Java Developer
10 6 (4.23%) Systems Analyst
11 5 (3.52%) 3rd Line Support
11 5 (3.52%) Architect
11 5 (3.52%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (16.90%) .NET
2 23 (16.20%) AngularJS
3 18 (12.68%) CSS
3 18 (12.68%) HTML
3 18 (12.68%) HTML5
4 17 (11.97%) CSS3
5 16 (11.27%) jQuery
5 16 (11.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 15 (10.56%) .NET Framework
6 15 (10.56%) ADO.NET
6 15 (10.56%) Entity Framework
6 15 (10.56%) WinForms
7 9 (6.34%) ASP.NET
7 9 (6.34%) Middleware
8 7 (4.93%) .NET Core
8 7 (4.93%) Akka.NET
8 7 (4.93%) ASP.NET Core
8 7 (4.93%) LINQ
8 7 (4.93%) Task Parallel Library
9 6 (4.23%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 27 (19.01%) Self-Motivation
2 17 (11.97%) Life Science
2 17 (11.97%) Management Information System
3 15 (10.56%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (8.45%) Mainframe
5 10 (7.04%) Virtual Team
6 8 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (4.93%) Blog
7 7 (4.93%) Cloud Native
8 5 (3.52%) Acoustics
8 5 (3.52%) e-Health
8 5 (3.52%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (3.52%) Internet of Things
8 5 (3.52%) Social Media
8 5 (3.52%) Social Network
9 4 (2.82%) Fat Client
9 4 (2.82%) Thin Client
10 3 (2.11%) Driving Licence
10 3 (2.11%) PKI
11 2 (1.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.61%) Windows
2 16 (11.27%) Windows Server
3 10 (7.04%) Linux
4 6 (4.23%) Windows 10
5 5 (3.52%) Windows 7
5 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.52%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (2.11%) Unix
7 1 (0.70%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (21.83%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (18.31%) ERP
3 23 (16.20%) Migration
4 20 (14.08%) Project Management
5 19 (13.38%) Computer Science
6 17 (11.97%) Web Development
7 16 (11.27%) Data Security
8 14 (9.86%) Change Management
9 13 (9.15%) Analytics
9 13 (9.15%) Business Intelligence
9 13 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (9.15%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (9.15%) Software Engineering
10 12 (8.45%) Configuration Management
10 12 (8.45%) Unit Testing
11 11 (7.75%) Artificial Intelligence
11 11 (7.75%) ITIL
11 11 (7.75%) SOA
12 10 (7.04%) ETL
12 10 (7.04%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (17.61%) SQL
2 24 (16.90%) C#
3 23 (16.20%) JavaScript
4 15 (10.56%) VB
4 15 (10.56%) VB.NET
4 15 (10.56%) VB6
5 13 (9.15%) COBOL
5 13 (9.15%) Python
6 9 (6.34%) PowerShell
6 9 (6.34%) REXX
7 7 (4.93%) Bash Shell
7 7 (4.93%) Java
8 2 (1.41%) C
8 2 (1.41%) Embedded C
8 2 (1.41%) X++
9 1 (0.70%) C++
9 1 (0.70%) R
9 1 (0.70%) Shell Script
9 1 (0.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (17.61%) Degree
2 10 (7.04%) SC Cleared
2 10 (7.04%) Security Cleared
3 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.23%) CCNA
4 6 (4.23%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (4.23%) MCSE
4 6 (4.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 4 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.82%) Master's Degree
5 4 (2.82%) MCP
6 3 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (1.41%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.70%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (16.90%) GDPR
2 15 (10.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 10 (7.04%) QA
4 8 (5.63%) SLA
5 1 (0.70%) PMO
System Software
1 13 (9.15%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (8.45%) Active Directory
3 8 (5.63%) Docker
4 5 (3.52%) VirtualBox
5 3 (2.11%) Firmware
6 2 (1.41%) HDFS
6 2 (1.41%) Hyper-V
6 2 (1.41%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.70%) Citrix Hypervisor
7 1 (0.70%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 7 (4.93%) Kubernetes
1 7 (4.93%) Puppet
2 5 (3.52%) Ansible
2 5 (3.52%) Docker Swarm
2 5 (3.52%) Terraform
3 1 (0.70%) BMC PATROL
3 1 (0.70%) Grafana
3 1 (0.70%) Kibana
3 1 (0.70%) Nagios
3 1 (0.70%) OpenView
3 1 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.70%) SCOM
3 1 (0.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.70%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.70%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (0.70%) vRealize
Vendors
1 30 (21.13%) SAP
2 29 (20.42%) Microsoft
3 19 (13.38%) VMware
4 15 (10.56%) Xamarin
5 13 (9.15%) Cisco
6 10 (7.04%) Google
7 8 (5.63%) HP
8 7 (4.93%) Cloudera
8 7 (4.93%) Veeam
9 5 (3.52%) Hortonworks
9 5 (3.52%) IBM
9 5 (3.52%) Oracle
9 5 (3.52%) TOWER Software
10 4 (2.82%) EMC
10 4 (2.82%) Rackspace
11 2 (1.41%) Alcatel-Lucent
11 2 (1.41%) Avaya
11 2 (1.41%) JD Edwards
11 2 (1.41%) Wonderware
12 1 (0.70%) BMC