Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 80 102
Rank change year-on-year +21 +22 +45
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 603 433 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.74% 3.51% 2.86%
As % of the General category 11.02% 9.81% 7.43%
Number of salaries quoted 366 307 249
North West median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,469
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.96% -5.63%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £66,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -1.04%

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 5,474 4,413 4,630
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 43.01% 35.78% 38.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4,025 3,494 3,735
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -1.23% +1.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +17 339 £48,500 +5.43% 54
Lancashire +14 82 £42,250 +12.67% 18
Cheshire -20 62 £45,000 - 23
Merseyside +66 58 £38,500 -26.67% 5
Cumbria -7 6 £45,000 +50.00% 2
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 360 (59.70%) SAP
2 199 (33.00%) Finance
3 135 (22.39%) Logistics
4 107 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
5 104 (17.25%) ERP
6 102 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
7 98 (16.25%) ABAP
8 95 (15.75%) Marketing
9 93 (15.42%) Microsoft
10 90 (14.93%) Windows
11 88 (14.59%) Retail
12 86 (14.26%) Programme Management
13 85 (14.10%) Telecoms
14 84 (13.93%) SQL
15 82 (13.60%) Electronics
16 79 (13.10%) Digital Marketing
17 72 (11.94%) Degree
18 69 (11.44%) .NET
19 64 (10.61%) C#
20 61 (10.12%) Agile Software Development
21 59 (9.78%) JavaScript
21 59 (9.78%) SAP PP
22 57 (9.45%) SQL Server
23 56 (9.29%) Life Science
24 53 (8.79%) Big Data
25 50 (8.29%) DevOps
25 50 (8.29%) Continuous Improvement
26 48 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
27 46 (7.63%) Publishing
28 43 (7.13%) Java

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 14 (2.32%) Apache Spark
2 9 (1.49%) Apache
3 7 (1.16%) IIS
3 7 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.00%) MS Exchange
5 5 (0.83%) WordPress
6 3 (0.50%) NetWeaver
7 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.17%) Anypoint
8 1 (0.17%) OpenEdge
8 1 (0.17%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.17%) WinCC
Applications
1 9 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.83%) FileZilla
4 3 (0.50%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.33%) AutoCAD
5 2 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.33%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 59 (9.78%) SAP PP
2 42 (6.97%) SAP SD
3 38 (6.30%) SAP CO
3 38 (6.30%) SAP FI
4 37 (6.14%) SAP FI/CO
5 30 (4.98%) Dynamics AX
5 30 (4.98%) SAP MM
6 25 (4.15%) SAP APO
7 23 (3.81%) SAP SCM
8 17 (2.82%) SAP MII
9 16 (2.65%) SAP S/4HANA
10 13 (2.16%) SAP PP-PI
11 12 (1.99%) NetSuite
12 10 (1.66%) Oracle EBS
13 9 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
13 9 (1.49%) Oracle EBS R12
13 9 (1.49%) SAP ERP
14 7 (1.16%) Oracle 11i
14 7 (1.16%) Oracle SCM
14 7 (1.16%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 32 (5.31%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (5.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (2.82%) Google Cloud Platform
4 16 (2.65%) Dynamics 365
5 15 (2.49%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 15 (2.49%) AWS CloudFormation
5 15 (2.49%) GitHub
6 8 (1.33%) Office 365
7 5 (0.83%) Sage Pay
8 3 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.50%) MailChimp
8 3 (0.50%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 2 (0.33%) Force.com
10 1 (0.17%) Azure Machine Learning
10 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.17%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (3.15%) DHCP
1 19 (3.15%) DNS
2 11 (1.82%) Ethernet
2 11 (1.82%) WAN
3 10 (1.66%) Wireless
4 7 (1.16%) LAN
4 7 (1.16%) MPLS
4 7 (1.16%) SMTP
4 7 (1.16%) VoIP
4 7 (1.16%) VPN
5 6 (1.00%) Firewall
5 6 (1.00%) IPsec
5 6 (1.00%) SAN
5 6 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (0.83%) Cisco IOS
6 5 (0.83%) Cisco PIX
6 5 (0.83%) IP Telephony
6 5 (0.83%) Network Security
6 5 (0.83%) VLAN
6 5 (0.83%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (9.45%) SQL Server
2 53 (8.79%) Big Data
3 37 (6.14%) Hadoop
4 24 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (2.32%) SAP BW
6 13 (2.16%) SAP HANA
7 12 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
7 12 (1.99%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 10 (1.66%) Crystal Reports
8 10 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.49%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 4 (0.66%) MySQL
11 4 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.66%) Power BI
11 4 (0.66%) Relational Database
12 3 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.50%) Electronic Patient Records
12 3 (0.50%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 27 (4.48%) JIRA
2 25 (4.15%) eCATT
2 25 (4.15%) LSMW
3 23 (3.81%) Jenkins
4 21 (3.48%) Git (software)
5 15 (2.49%) Bitbucket
6 14 (2.32%) TeamCity
7 13 (2.16%) Grunt
8 11 (1.82%) GitLab
9 8 (1.33%) Cucumber
9 8 (1.33%) JUnit
10 7 (1.16%) Selenium
10 7 (1.16%) SonarQube
11 6 (1.00%) PyCharm
12 5 (0.83%) gulp
12 5 (0.83%) Jasmine
12 5 (0.83%) Karma Test Runner
12 5 (0.83%) QUnit
12 5 (0.83%) Visual Studio
13 4 (0.66%) Maven
General
1 199 (33.00%) Finance
2 95 (15.75%) Marketing
3 88 (14.59%) Retail
4 85 (14.10%) Telecoms
5 82 (13.60%) Electronics
6 46 (7.63%) Publishing
7 30 (4.98%) Advertising
8 22 (3.65%) Billing
9 19 (3.15%) Automotive
10 13 (2.16%) General Ledger
11 11 (1.82%) Legal
12 7 (1.16%) Local Government
13 6 (1.00%) Back Office
14 5 (0.83%) Banking
15 4 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
16 3 (0.50%) Aerospace
17 2 (0.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 216 (35.82%) Analyst
2 181 (30.02%) Consultant
3 149 (24.71%) SAP Analyst
4 144 (23.88%) SAP Consultant
5 124 (20.56%) Business Analyst
6 94 (15.59%) Developer
7 88 (14.59%) SAP Business Analyst
8 66 (10.95%) SAP Business Consultant
9 40 (6.63%) Architect
10 33 (5.47%) SAP PP Consultant
11 31 (5.14%) SAP PP Analyst
11 31 (5.14%) SAP SD Consultant
12 28 (4.64%) SAP FI Analyst
13 27 (4.48%) SAP PP Business Analyst
14 24 (3.98%) SAP SD Analyst
15 22 (3.65%) SAP APO Consultant
16 20 (3.32%) Support Analyst
17 19 (3.15%) SAP Logistics Consultant
17 19 (3.15%) SAP SD Business Analyst
17 19 (3.15%) SAP WM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (11.44%) .NET
2 37 (6.14%) EDI
2 37 (6.14%) HTML
3 35 (5.80%) CSS
4 33 (5.47%) ASP.NET
5 25 (4.15%) IDoc
6 21 (3.48%) Ajax
7 20 (3.32%) AngularJS
8 19 (3.15%) HTML5
8 19 (3.15%) Web Services
9 18 (2.99%) React
10 16 (2.65%) Hibernate
11 15 (2.49%) XML
12 13 (2.16%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (1.99%) SAPUI5
14 11 (1.82%) jQuery
14 11 (1.82%) JSON
14 11 (1.82%) REST
15 10 (1.66%) ASP.NET MVC
15 10 (1.66%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 107 (17.74%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (9.29%) Life Science
3 30 (4.98%) FMCG
4 24 (3.98%) Data Centre
4 24 (3.98%) Greenfield Project
5 21 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 20 (3.32%) LIMS
7 13 (2.16%) Computer Science
7 13 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.99%) Public Cloud
9 9 (1.49%) N-Tier
10 7 (1.16%) Fat Client
10 7 (1.16%) Thin Client
11 6 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
11 6 (1.00%) Mobile Computing
12 5 (0.83%) Chip and PIN
12 5 (0.83%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.83%) EPoS
12 5 (0.83%) NHS
12 5 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 90 (14.93%) Windows
2 33 (5.47%) Linux
3 32 (5.31%) Windows Server
4 18 (2.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (2.49%) Unix
5 15 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 12 (1.99%) Android
7 8 (1.33%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.83%) Windows 10
8 5 (0.83%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.66%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.66%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.50%) CentOS
10 3 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.33%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (22.39%) Logistics
2 104 (17.25%) ERP
3 102 (16.92%) Business Intelligence
4 86 (14.26%) Programme Management
5 79 (13.10%) Digital Marketing
6 61 (10.12%) Agile Software Development
7 50 (8.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 50 (8.29%) DevOps
8 48 (7.96%) Stakeholder Management
9 41 (6.80%) Project Management
10 39 (6.47%) Demand Management
11 38 (6.30%) Migration
12 37 (6.14%) Machine Learning
13 36 (5.97%) Customer Requirements
13 36 (5.97%) SAP Implementation
14 35 (5.80%) Data Migration
15 34 (5.64%) ITIL
16 33 (5.47%) Software Engineering
17 31 (5.14%) Analytics
17 31 (5.14%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 98 (16.25%) ABAP
2 84 (13.93%) SQL
3 64 (10.61%) C#
4 59 (9.78%) JavaScript
5 43 (7.13%) Java
6 41 (6.80%) Python
7 21 (3.48%) C++
8 15 (2.49%) PHP
8 15 (2.49%) VB
9 14 (2.32%) Go
9 14 (2.32%) T-SQL
10 9 (1.49%) Shell Script
11 8 (1.33%) PowerShell
11 8 (1.33%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.16%) C
12 7 (1.16%) VBA
12 7 (1.16%) VBScript
12 7 (1.16%) X++
13 6 (1.00%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 72 (11.94%) Degree
2 18 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (2.49%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.66%) Cisco Certification
4 10 (1.66%) Master's Degree
4 10 (1.66%) MCSA
5 9 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.16%) CCNP
6 7 (1.16%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.00%) HNC
8 5 (0.83%) CCNA
9 4 (0.66%) APMP
9 4 (0.66%) HND
9 4 (0.66%) MCSE
10 3 (0.50%) CCA
10 3 (0.50%) CISM
10 3 (0.50%) Citrix Certification
10 3 (0.50%) CRISC
10 3 (0.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 3 (0.50%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (6.30%) QA
2 18 (2.99%) SLA
3 4 (0.66%) GCP
3 4 (0.66%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.66%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 3 (0.50%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.33%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.17%) COBIT
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 22301
6 1 (0.17%) PMO
System Software
1 36 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.15%) Docker
3 14 (2.32%) Hyper-V
4 12 (1.99%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.66%) XenApp
6 3 (0.50%) vSphere
6 3 (0.50%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.17%) Firmware
7 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 26 (4.31%) Kubernetes
2 24 (3.98%) Opscode Chef
3 22 (3.65%) Ansible
3 22 (3.65%) Puppet
4 15 (2.49%) ZABBIX
5 9 (1.49%) WSUS
6 8 (1.33%) Ambari
7 7 (1.16%) SCOM
7 7 (1.16%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 6 (1.00%) Mesos
8 6 (1.00%) Simian Army
9 5 (0.83%) Marathon
9 5 (0.83%) rkt
9 5 (0.83%) SCCM
10 3 (0.50%) Microsoft Clustering
11 1 (0.17%) AirWatch
11 1 (0.17%) Cisco CUCM
11 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.17%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 360 (59.70%) SAP
2 93 (15.42%) Microsoft
3 42 (6.97%) Oracle
4 31 (5.14%) VMware
5 25 (4.15%) Cisco
6 21 (3.48%) Google
7 19 (3.15%) Dell
8 16 (2.65%) Epicor
8 16 (2.65%) Infor
9 14 (2.32%) Sage
10 11 (1.82%) Citrix
11 10 (1.66%) JD Edwards
12 9 (1.49%) EqualLogic
13 8 (1.33%) Hortonworks
13 8 (1.33%) HP
13 8 (1.33%) IFS
13 8 (1.33%) NetApp
13 8 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (1.16%) CommVault
14 7 (1.16%) Symantec