Period
to 17 July 2019

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 17 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
England > North West
6 months to
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 104 67
Rank change year-on-year -4 -37 -5
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 301 385 589
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.86% 3.07% 4.48%
As % of the General category 8.16% 7.72% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 226 267 372
North West median annual salary £46,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.00% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £31,250 £27,525
90th Percentile £65,000 £76,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -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 3,690 4,990 5,155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 35.11% 39.74% 39.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,425 3,782 3,887
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,925 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019. 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 -36 145 £50,000 -4.76% 85
Cheshire +68 63 £47,500 -5.00% 44
Lancashire -14 53 £43,000 -4.44% 41
Merseyside +10 28 £27,750 -28.85% 9
Cumbria +5 1 - - 6
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 17 July 2019, 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 96 (31.89%) SQL
1 96 (31.89%) SAP
2 89 (29.57%) Finance
3 74 (24.58%) ERP
4 71 (23.59%) Microsoft
4 71 (23.59%) Degree
5 70 (23.26%) Business Intelligence
6 66 (21.93%) Oracle
7 62 (20.60%) Retail
8 59 (19.60%) Marketing
9 55 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
10 54 (17.94%) Electronics
10 54 (17.94%) Analytical Skills
11 50 (16.61%) C#
12 47 (15.61%) Telecoms
13 45 (14.95%) Programme Management
13 45 (14.95%) Digital Marketing
14 43 (14.29%) Windows
15 42 (13.95%) ITIL
16 41 (13.62%) SQL Server
16 41 (13.62%) .NET
17 38 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
18 36 (11.96%) VMware
19 32 (10.63%) DevOps
20 31 (10.30%) Stakeholder Management
21 30 (9.97%) SAP ERP
21 30 (9.97%) Data Analysis
22 29 (9.63%) T-SQL
22 29 (9.63%) Active Directory
22 29 (9.63%) Power BI

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 9 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.66%) IBM Notes
2 5 (1.66%) WordPress
3 3 (1.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (0.66%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.33%) Drupal
5 1 (0.33%) IIS
5 1 (0.33%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (4.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.00%) Figma
3 3 (1.00%) InVision
3 3 (1.00%) Marvel
3 3 (1.00%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.00%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.00%) Sketch
4 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.33%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 30 (9.97%) SAP ERP
2 25 (8.31%) SAP S/4HANA
3 16 (5.32%) SAP FI
4 14 (4.65%) SAP CO
4 14 (4.65%) SAP FI/CO
5 13 (4.32%) Oracle EBS
6 12 (3.99%) Oracle ERP
7 11 (3.65%) Oracle EBS R12
8 10 (3.32%) SAP SD
9 9 (2.99%) SAP MM
10 7 (2.33%) SAP SCM
11 4 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
11 4 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 3 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
12 3 (1.00%) JDE OneWorld
12 3 (1.00%) Magento
12 3 (1.00%) Oracle 11i
12 3 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
12 3 (1.00%) Oracle SCM
12 3 (1.00%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 29 (9.63%) Power Platform
2 27 (8.97%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (7.64%) SaaS
4 21 (6.98%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (5.65%) Google Cloud Platform
6 13 (4.32%) Office 365
7 8 (2.66%) Serverless
8 7 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
9 6 (1.99%) Amazon S3
10 4 (1.33%) GitHub
11 3 (1.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 3 (1.00%) Boomi
11 3 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.66%) Amazon SageMaker
13 1 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
13 1 (0.33%) AWS CodePipeline
13 1 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
13 1 (0.33%) npm
13 1 (0.33%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 18 (5.98%) DNS
2 14 (4.65%) TCP/IP
3 12 (3.99%) DHCP
4 11 (3.65%) Wireless
5 10 (3.32%) Cisco IPT
5 10 (3.32%) Firewall
5 10 (3.32%) IP Telephony
6 6 (1.99%) Bluetooth
6 6 (1.99%) VLAN
7 5 (1.66%) GSM
7 5 (1.66%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.33%) Internet
8 4 (1.33%) SAN
9 3 (1.00%) FTP
9 3 (1.00%) VPN
10 2 (0.66%) LAN
10 2 (0.66%) RS-232
10 2 (0.66%) WAN
11 1 (0.33%) Modbus
11 1 (0.33%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (13.62%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.63%) Power BI
3 28 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 26 (8.64%) QlikView
5 22 (7.31%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (6.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (5.65%) Oracle Reports
8 15 (4.98%) MySQL
9 12 (3.99%) Qlik Sense
10 11 (3.65%) Relational Database
11 10 (3.32%) BusinessObjects
11 10 (3.32%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
11 10 (3.32%) Data Mining
12 8 (2.66%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (2.66%) Oracle Database
12 8 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
13 7 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 6 (1.99%) Amazon Redshift
14 6 (1.99%) Big Data
15 5 (1.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (1.99%) Git (software)
1 6 (1.99%) JIRA
1 6 (1.99%) Visual Studio
2 5 (1.66%) LabVIEW
2 5 (1.66%) Oracle Forms
3 4 (1.33%) Axure RP
3 4 (1.33%) Selenium
4 3 (1.00%) Cucumber
4 3 (1.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.66%) C++Builder
6 1 (0.33%) Babel
6 1 (0.33%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.33%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.33%) Mocha
6 1 (0.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.33%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.33%) TestRail
6 1 (0.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (0.33%) webpack
General
1 89 (29.57%) Finance
2 62 (20.60%) Retail
3 59 (19.60%) Marketing
4 54 (17.94%) Electronics
5 47 (15.61%) Telecoms
6 22 (7.31%) Local Government
7 17 (5.65%) Games
8 16 (5.32%) Automotive
9 11 (3.65%) Pharmaceutical
10 8 (2.66%) Banking
11 3 (1.00%) Legal
12 2 (0.66%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.66%) Billing
12 2 (0.66%) General Ledger
12 2 (0.66%) Law
Job Titles
1 80 (26.58%) Analyst
2 72 (23.92%) Consultant
3 64 (21.26%) Developer
4 39 (12.96%) Business Analyst
5 35 (11.63%) SAP Analyst
5 35 (11.63%) SAP Consultant
6 29 (9.63%) SAP Business Analyst
6 29 (9.63%) SAP Business Consultant
7 19 (6.31%) Support Analyst
8 17 (5.65%) .NET Developer
9 15 (4.98%) Architect
9 15 (4.98%) IT Manager
9 15 (4.98%) IT Support
9 15 (4.98%) SAP CO Consultant
9 15 (4.98%) SAP FI Analyst
9 15 (4.98%) SAP FI Consultant
9 15 (4.98%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 15 (4.98%) Software Developer
9 15 (4.98%) Software Engineer
10 14 (4.65%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (13.62%) .NET
2 24 (7.97%) Web Services
3 20 (6.64%) HTML
4 18 (5.98%) ASP.NET
5 15 (4.98%) CSS
6 12 (3.99%) Middleware
7 10 (3.32%) .NET Framework
7 10 (3.32%) JSON
8 9 (2.99%) EDI
9 8 (2.66%) XML
10 7 (2.33%) AngularJS
10 7 (2.33%) Oracle Fusion
11 4 (1.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (1.33%) HTML5
11 4 (1.33%) JavaFX
11 4 (1.33%) REST
11 4 (1.33%) RESTful
12 3 (1.00%) CSS3
12 3 (1.00%) WCF
12 3 (1.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 54 (17.94%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (7.31%) Life Science
3 17 (5.65%) Management Information System
3 17 (5.65%) Self-Motivation
4 16 (5.32%) Blog
5 12 (3.99%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.65%) Client/Server
7 10 (3.32%) Algorithms
8 7 (2.33%) FMCG
8 7 (2.33%) Smartphone
9 6 (1.99%) Driving Licence
9 6 (1.99%) User Experience
10 5 (1.66%) Analogue Electronics
10 5 (1.66%) Replication
11 4 (1.33%) Data Structures
11 4 (1.33%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.00%) Cloud Native
12 3 (1.00%) Clustering
12 3 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.66%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 43 (14.29%) Windows
2 21 (6.98%) Unix
3 20 (6.64%) Windows Server
4 18 (5.98%) Linux
5 14 (4.65%) Windows 7
6 10 (3.32%) HPUX
6 10 (3.32%) Windows 10
7 8 (2.66%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (2.66%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.00%) AIX
8 3 (1.00%) Android
8 3 (1.00%) SUSE
9 2 (0.66%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (24.58%) ERP
2 70 (23.26%) Business Intelligence
3 55 (18.27%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (14.95%) Digital Marketing
4 45 (14.95%) Programme Management
5 42 (13.95%) ITIL
6 38 (12.62%) Problem-Solving
7 32 (10.63%) DevOps
8 31 (10.30%) Stakeholder Management
9 30 (9.97%) Data Analysis
10 23 (7.64%) Computer Science
10 23 (7.64%) Requirements Analysis
11 21 (6.98%) Software Engineering
12 20 (6.64%) SOA
13 19 (6.31%) Continuous Improvement
13 19 (6.31%) Logistics
13 19 (6.31%) Migration
14 18 (5.98%) Business Analysis
14 18 (5.98%) Project Management
14 18 (5.98%) UML
Programming Languages
1 96 (31.89%) SQL
2 50 (16.61%) C#
3 29 (9.63%) T-SQL
4 27 (8.97%) PHP
5 24 (7.97%) C++
6 20 (6.64%) VB
7 18 (5.98%) Java
8 14 (4.65%) JavaScript
9 13 (4.32%) Python
10 10 (3.32%) R
11 8 (2.66%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.66%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.99%) C
13 4 (1.33%) ABAP
14 3 (1.00%) Perl
14 3 (1.00%) VBA
15 2 (0.66%) ES6
15 2 (0.66%) Korn
15 2 (0.66%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.33%) Go
Qualifications
1 71 (23.59%) Degree
2 8 (2.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (2.33%) Master's Degree
4 5 (1.66%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.33%) (ISC)2 CCSP
5 4 (1.33%) CEH
5 4 (1.33%) CISSP
5 4 (1.33%) GSEC
5 4 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.00%) CCNA
6 3 (1.00%) HND
6 3 (1.00%) MCSA
7 2 (0.66%) CCNP
7 2 (0.66%) MCSE
7 2 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.66%) SAP Certification
7 2 (0.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.33%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.98%) QA
2 11 (3.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (3.32%) COBIT
3 10 (3.32%) GDPR
3 10 (3.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 9 (2.99%) SLA
5 7 (2.33%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.33%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 29 (9.63%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.33%) BitLocker
4 6 (1.99%) Hyper-V
5 5 (1.66%) Firmware
6 3 (1.00%) Docker
7 1 (0.33%) Forefront TMG
7 1 (0.33%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (2.66%) SCCM
2 3 (1.00%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.33%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.33%) Terraform
Vendors
1 96 (31.89%) SAP
2 71 (23.59%) Microsoft
3 66 (21.93%) Oracle
4 36 (11.96%) VMware
5 18 (5.98%) Google
6 14 (4.65%) Cisco
6 14 (4.65%) Sage
7 12 (3.99%) Rackspace
8 11 (3.65%) Citrix
9 7 (2.33%) Ariba
10 5 (1.66%) Lotus
11 4 (1.33%) Dell
12 3 (1.00%) Actifio
12 3 (1.00%) Adobe
12 3 (1.00%) hybris
12 3 (1.00%) JD Edwards
12 3 (1.00%) RedPrairie
12 3 (1.00%) Veeam
13 2 (0.66%) SonicWALL
13 2 (0.66%) Tableau