Period
to 20 October 2017

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 20 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
England > North West
6 months to
20 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 63 103
Rank change year-on-year +9 +40 +50
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 650 507 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 5.10% 4.16% 2.91%
As % of the General category 12.17% 11.16% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 374 349 268
North West median annual salary £44,500 £46,000 £40,125
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.26% +14.64% -5.59%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £69,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -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 5342 4541 4968
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.88% 37.30% 37.83%
Number of salaries quoted 3873 3711 3903
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £24,025
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -

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 20 October 2017.

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 20 October 2017. 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 +5 387 £50,000 +8.70% 17
Cheshire 0 75 £42,500 -5.56% 6
Merseyside +34 53 £41,500 -2.35% 1
Lancashire -9 48 £35,500 -11.25% 2
Cumbria -4 3 £41,000 +36.67%
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 2017, IT jobs citing Manufacturing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 403 (62.00%) SAP
2 229 (35.23%) Finance
3 183 (28.15%) Business Intelligence
4 178 (27.38%) SQL
5 175 (26.92%) Marketing
6 172 (26.46%) Electronics
7 170 (26.15%) Programme Management
8 168 (25.85%) Telecoms
9 163 (25.08%) Digital Marketing
10 118 (18.15%) Degree
11 114 (17.54%) .NET
11 114 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
12 112 (17.23%) Windows
13 98 (15.08%) JavaScript
14 97 (14.92%) Logistics
15 93 (14.31%) SQL Server
16 92 (14.15%) Microsoft
17 87 (13.38%) HTML
18 82 (12.62%) ERP
19 75 (11.54%) CSS
20 74 (11.38%) ABAP
21 73 (11.23%) Java
21 73 (11.23%) Big Data
22 72 (11.08%) C#
23 71 (10.92%) Life Science
24 68 (10.46%) Python
24 68 (10.46%) SAP PP
25 67 (10.31%) Web Development
25 67 (10.31%) Retail
26 63 (9.69%) MVC

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 30 (4.62%) IIS
2 25 (3.85%) Apache Spark
3 14 (2.15%) Apache
4 12 (1.85%) SharePoint
5 10 (1.54%) MS Exchange
6 6 (0.92%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.62%) WinCC
8 3 (0.46%) Confluence
8 3 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.31%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.31%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.15%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 30 (4.62%) FileZilla
2 13 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (1.23%) Microsoft Excel
4 6 (0.92%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.31%) Autodesk Inventor
5 2 (0.31%) Revit
6 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.15%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 68 (10.46%) SAP PP
2 44 (6.77%) SAP MM
3 41 (6.31%) SAP MII
4 37 (5.69%) SAP SD
5 34 (5.23%) SAP PP-PI
6 18 (2.77%) Dynamics AX
7 16 (2.46%) SAP CO
7 16 (2.46%) SAP FI
7 16 (2.46%) SAP FI/CO
7 16 (2.46%) SAP WM
8 15 (2.31%) Oracle EBS
9 11 (1.69%) Oracle EBS R12
10 10 (1.54%) SAP S/4HANA
11 9 (1.38%) Dynamics NAV
11 9 (1.38%) SAP ERP
12 7 (1.08%) NetSuite
12 7 (1.08%) Oracle 11i
12 7 (1.08%) Oracle SCM
13 6 (0.92%) Oracle ERP
13 6 (0.92%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 53 (8.15%) Amazon AWS
1 53 (8.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (6.00%) Google Cloud Platform
3 13 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
4 12 (1.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 12 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
4 12 (1.85%) GitHub
4 12 (1.85%) Office 365
5 6 (0.92%) Sage Pay
6 3 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.31%) Force.com
7 2 (0.31%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.15%) Azure Machine Learning
8 1 (0.15%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 30 (4.62%) FTP
1 30 (4.62%) SMTP
2 19 (2.92%) DHCP
2 19 (2.92%) DNS
3 16 (2.46%) Ethernet
3 16 (2.46%) WAN
4 10 (1.54%) Wireless
5 9 (1.38%) LAN
5 9 (1.38%) SAN
5 9 (1.38%) SSL
5 9 (1.38%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.38%) VPN
6 8 (1.23%) IPsec
6 8 (1.23%) Modbus
6 8 (1.23%) Profibus
7 7 (1.08%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (1.08%) Cisco PIX
7 7 (1.08%) Network Security
7 7 (1.08%) NX-OS
7 7 (1.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (14.31%) SQL Server
2 73 (11.23%) Big Data
3 55 (8.46%) Hadoop
4 48 (7.38%) Relational Database
5 18 (2.77%) PostgreSQL
6 16 (2.46%) SAP BW
7 15 (2.31%) Crystal Reports
8 14 (2.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 13 (2.00%) SAP HANA
10 12 (1.85%) BusinessObjects
10 12 (1.85%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 9 (1.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 8 (1.23%) MySQL
12 8 (1.23%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.23%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (1.08%) Apache Accumulo
13 7 (1.08%) CouchDB
13 7 (1.08%) MongoDB
14 6 (0.92%) Oracle BI EE
14 6 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (5.23%) JIRA
2 30 (4.62%) Jenkins
3 25 (3.85%) Git (software)
4 21 (3.23%) Bitbucket
5 16 (2.46%) JUnit
5 16 (2.46%) TeamCity
6 15 (2.31%) Visual Studio
7 13 (2.00%) eCATT
7 13 (2.00%) LSMW
8 12 (1.85%) Grunt
9 11 (1.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 10 (1.54%) Maven
11 9 (1.38%) Cucumber
11 9 (1.38%) EasyMock
12 8 (1.23%) GitLab
12 8 (1.23%) Selenium
13 7 (1.08%) Eclipse
14 6 (0.92%) SonarQube
14 6 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (0.77%) QUnit
General
1 229 (35.23%) Finance
2 175 (26.92%) Marketing
3 172 (26.46%) Electronics
4 168 (25.85%) Telecoms
5 67 (10.31%) Retail
6 19 (2.92%) Automotive
7 13 (2.00%) Publishing
8 12 (1.85%) Advertising
9 8 (1.23%) Billing
10 6 (0.92%) Back Office
11 5 (0.77%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.62%) Legal
12 4 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.46%) Banking
14 2 (0.31%) Games
14 2 (0.31%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 179 (27.54%) Analyst
2 159 (24.46%) Developer
3 145 (22.31%) Consultant
4 117 (18.00%) SAP Consultant
5 116 (17.85%) Business Analyst
5 116 (17.85%) SAP Analyst
6 73 (11.23%) SAP Business Analyst
7 58 (8.92%) SAP Business Consultant
8 39 (6.00%) .NET Developer
9 34 (5.23%) Software Engineer
10 33 (5.08%) C# Developer
10 33 (5.08%) Web Developer
11 32 (4.92%) Architect
12 30 (4.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 27 (4.15%) C# .NET Developer
13 27 (4.15%) SAP SD Consultant
14 26 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
14 26 (4.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 25 (3.85%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 25 (3.85%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (17.54%) .NET
2 87 (13.38%) HTML
3 75 (11.54%) CSS
4 62 (9.54%) ASP.NET
5 47 (7.23%) jQuery
6 39 (6.00%) Ajax
7 38 (5.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 33 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 33 (5.08%) EDI
8 33 (5.08%) JSON
9 32 (4.92%) HTML5
10 30 (4.62%) Regular Expression
11 26 (4.00%) SAPUI5
12 21 (3.23%) MSMQ
12 21 (3.23%) RabbitMQ
13 19 (2.92%) AngularJS
14 17 (2.62%) Spring
14 17 (2.62%) Web Services
15 16 (2.46%) XML
16 15 (2.31%) IDoc
Miscellaneous
1 71 (10.92%) Life Science
2 48 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (5.85%) Public Cloud
4 28 (4.31%) N-Tier
5 27 (4.15%) Data Centre
6 22 (3.38%) FMCG
7 18 (2.77%) Management Information System
8 17 (2.62%) Greenfield Project
9 13 (2.00%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.54%) User Experience
11 9 (1.38%) Fat Client
11 9 (1.38%) Thin Client
12 8 (1.23%) Algorithms
12 8 (1.23%) LIMS
13 7 (1.08%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
15 5 (0.77%) Chip and PIN
15 5 (0.77%) Client/Server
15 5 (0.77%) EPoS
15 5 (0.77%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 112 (17.23%) Windows
2 46 (7.08%) Linux
3 41 (6.31%) Unix
4 29 (4.46%) Windows Server
5 25 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (3.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (1.54%) Android
7 10 (1.54%) Windows 7
8 7 (1.08%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.92%) CentOS
10 5 (0.77%) Windows 10
11 4 (0.62%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.31%) Windows Phone
14 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (28.15%) Business Intelligence
2 170 (26.15%) Programme Management
3 163 (25.08%) Digital Marketing
4 114 (17.54%) Agile Software Development
5 97 (14.92%) Logistics
6 82 (12.62%) ERP
7 67 (10.31%) Web Development
8 63 (9.69%) MVC
9 62 (9.54%) DevOps
10 58 (8.92%) Open Source
11 57 (8.77%) Machine Learning
12 50 (7.69%) SAP Implementation
13 48 (7.38%) Analytics
14 47 (7.23%) OO
14 47 (7.23%) Software Engineering
15 43 (6.62%) E-Commerce
15 43 (6.62%) Test Automation
16 42 (6.46%) Project Management
17 41 (6.31%) Demand Management
17 41 (6.31%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 178 (27.38%) SQL
2 98 (15.08%) JavaScript
3 74 (11.38%) ABAP
4 73 (11.23%) Java
5 72 (11.08%) C#
6 68 (10.46%) Python
7 55 (8.46%) C++
8 48 (7.38%) Shell Script
9 44 (6.77%) T-SQL
10 35 (5.38%) Go
10 35 (5.38%) PHP
11 32 (4.92%) VBScript
12 19 (2.92%) VB
13 17 (2.62%) PL/SQL
14 15 (2.31%) C
15 9 (1.38%) Ruby
15 9 (1.38%) VB.NET
15 9 (1.38%) VBA
16 8 (1.23%) Bash Shell
17 7 (1.08%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 118 (18.15%) Degree
2 21 (3.23%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (2.46%) Security Cleared
4 15 (2.31%) HNC
5 13 (2.00%) Master's Degree
5 13 (2.00%) MCSA
6 11 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (1.54%) SAP Certification
8 9 (1.38%) PhD
9 8 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
10 7 (1.08%) CCNP
10 7 (1.08%) CISM
10 7 (1.08%) CRISC
10 7 (1.08%) HND
11 5 (0.77%) APMP
11 5 (0.77%) CISSP
12 4 (0.62%) CCA
12 4 (0.62%) CCNA
12 4 (0.62%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (0.62%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (4.92%) SLA
2 20 (3.08%) QA
3 11 (1.69%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 8 (1.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 7 (1.08%) ISO 14001
5 7 (1.08%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.15%) COBIT
6 1 (0.15%) GAAP
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 22301
System Software
1 34 (5.23%) Active Directory
2 22 (3.38%) Docker
3 16 (2.46%) Hyper-V
3 16 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.77%) Samba
4 5 (0.77%) XenApp
5 4 (0.62%) Firmware
5 4 (0.62%) vSphere
5 4 (0.62%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 49 (7.54%) Opscode Chef
1 49 (7.54%) Puppet
2 40 (6.15%) Ansible
3 21 (3.23%) Mesos
4 12 (1.85%) ZABBIX
5 10 (1.54%) Kubernetes
5 10 (1.54%) WSUS
6 9 (1.38%) SCOM
6 9 (1.38%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 6 (0.92%) Ambari
8 3 (0.46%) Marathon
8 3 (0.46%) rkt
9 1 (0.15%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.15%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 403 (62.00%) SAP
2 92 (14.15%) Microsoft
3 42 (6.46%) Google
4 38 (5.85%) Oracle
5 30 (4.62%) PayPal
6 29 (4.46%) Cisco
7 28 (4.31%) VMware
8 16 (2.46%) Dell
9 14 (2.15%) Citrix
10 12 (1.85%) EqualLogic
11 11 (1.69%) Sage
12 9 (1.38%) CommVault
12 9 (1.38%) Epicor
12 9 (1.38%) NetApp
12 9 (1.38%) Rockwell
12 9 (1.38%) Symantec
13 8 (1.23%) Allen-Bradley
13 8 (1.23%) Siemens
14 7 (1.08%) F5
14 7 (1.08%) Salesforce.com