Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
England > North West
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 80 93
Rank change year-on-year -6 +13 +59
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 485 441 345
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.75% 3.57% 3.04%
As % of the General category 8.97% 9.85% 7.31%
Number of salaries quoted 337 291 235
North West median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% -4.44%
10th Percentile £29,500 £26,000 £27,125
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £65,150
England median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.78% -5.26% -5.00%

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 5,404 4,475 4,719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 41.74% 36.19% 41.58%
Number of salaries quoted 4,122 3,478 3,775
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,463 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 19 April 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 19 April 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 -4 267 £52,500 +16.67% 54
Lancashire +31 98 £45,000 +20.00% 15
Cheshire -60 39 £50,000 +42.86% 22
Merseyside +29 34 £29,750 -41.95% 7
Cumbria -8 5 £45,000 - 2
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 2018, 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.

1 303 (62.47%) SAP
2 206 (42.47%) Finance
3 146 (30.10%) Analytical Skills
4 113 (23.30%) Logistics
5 90 (18.56%) Business Intelligence
6 84 (17.32%) ERP
6 84 (17.32%) Retail
6 84 (17.32%) Problem-Solving
7 79 (16.29%) Marketing
8 76 (15.67%) Telecoms
9 74 (15.26%) Electronics
10 73 (15.05%) Programme Management
11 72 (14.85%) Digital Marketing
12 66 (13.61%) Microsoft
13 64 (13.20%) ABAP
14 61 (12.58%) C#
15 60 (12.37%) SQL
16 55 (11.34%) Java
16 55 (11.34%) JavaScript
16 55 (11.34%) DevOps
17 54 (11.13%) .NET
17 54 (11.13%) Python
17 54 (11.13%) Agile Software Development
17 54 (11.13%) Software Engineering
18 52 (10.72%) Big Data
19 50 (10.31%) Self-Motivation
19 50 (10.31%) Windows
20 47 (9.69%) Publishing
21 44 (9.07%) Machine Learning
22 41 (8.45%) SAP FI

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 22 (4.54%) Apache Spark
2 5 (1.03%) WordPress
3 4 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (0.82%) NetWeaver
4 3 (0.62%) Apache
5 2 (0.41%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.41%) IBM Notes
5 2 (0.41%) IIS
6 1 (0.21%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.21%) CMS
6 1 (0.21%) Content Management Server
6 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (0.21%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (0.62%) Photoshop
1 3 (0.62%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (0.41%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.21%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) Pro/ENGINEER
3 1 (0.21%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 41 (8.45%) SAP CO
1 41 (8.45%) SAP FI
2 40 (8.25%) SAP FI/CO
2 40 (8.25%) SAP PP
3 34 (7.01%) Dynamics AX
4 30 (6.19%) SAP SD
5 26 (5.36%) SAP S/4HANA
6 25 (5.15%) SAP APO
6 25 (5.15%) SAP SCM
7 22 (4.54%) SAP MM
8 17 (3.51%) Dynamics NAV
9 15 (3.09%) Dynamics CRM
10 11 (2.27%) NetSuite
11 8 (1.65%) SAP EWM
11 8 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 6 (1.24%) JDE EnterpriseOne
13 5 (1.03%) JDE OneWorld
13 5 (1.03%) Sage X3
14 4 (0.82%) BPCS
14 4 (0.82%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 28 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (4.95%) Google Cloud Platform
3 22 (4.54%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (3.30%) Dynamics 365
5 9 (1.86%) SaaS
6 6 (1.24%) Azure Active Directory
7 5 (1.03%) Office 365
8 3 (0.62%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 3 (0.62%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.62%) GitHub
8 3 (0.62%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.21%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.24%) VoIP
2 5 (1.03%) DHCP
2 5 (1.03%) DNS
3 4 (0.82%) NAS
3 4 (0.82%) SAN
3 4 (0.82%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.82%) VLAN
4 3 (0.62%) Bluetooth
4 3 (0.62%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.62%) Intranet
4 3 (0.62%) LAN
4 3 (0.62%) RFID
4 3 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.41%) ADSL
5 2 (0.41%) MPLS
5 2 (0.41%) PSTN
5 2 (0.41%) VRRP
5 2 (0.41%) WAN
5 2 (0.41%) Wireless
5 2 (0.41%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (10.72%) Big Data
2 31 (6.39%) Hadoop
3 27 (5.57%) SQL Server
4 17 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
5 9 (1.86%) SAP HANA
6 6 (1.24%) Azure SQL Database
6 6 (1.24%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (1.03%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
7 5 (1.03%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.03%) SAP BW
8 4 (0.82%) MySQL
8 4 (0.82%) NoSQL
8 4 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (0.82%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.62%) Electronic Patient Records
9 3 (0.62%) HDInsight
9 3 (0.62%) MongoDB
9 3 (0.62%) Power BI
9 3 (0.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (3.30%) eCATT
1 16 (3.30%) LSMW
2 15 (3.09%) TeamCity
3 11 (2.27%) JIRA
4 10 (2.06%) GitLab
5 9 (1.86%) Cucumber
5 9 (1.86%) Git (software)
6 8 (1.65%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.24%) PyCharm
8 4 (0.82%) Jasmine
9 3 (0.62%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.41%) Grunt
10 2 (0.41%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.21%) Ant
11 1 (0.21%) Apache Ivy
11 1 (0.21%) Gradle
11 1 (0.21%) Maven
11 1 (0.21%) Selenium
11 1 (0.21%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 206 (42.47%) Finance
2 84 (17.32%) Retail
3 79 (16.29%) Marketing
4 76 (15.67%) Telecoms
5 74 (15.26%) Electronics
6 47 (9.69%) Publishing
7 32 (6.60%) Advertising
8 20 (4.12%) General Ledger
9 18 (3.71%) Billing
10 12 (2.47%) Automotive
10 12 (2.47%) Local Government
11 8 (1.65%) Legal
12 7 (1.44%) Banking
13 4 (0.82%) Law
14 3 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.41%) Back Office
16 1 (0.21%) Games
Job Titles
1 175 (36.08%) Analyst
2 169 (34.85%) Consultant
3 118 (24.33%) SAP Consultant
4 114 (23.51%) SAP Analyst
5 93 (19.18%) Business Analyst
6 65 (13.40%) SAP Business Analyst
7 43 (8.87%) Architect
7 43 (8.87%) Developer
8 40 (8.25%) SAP PP Consultant
9 37 (7.63%) SAP Business Consultant
10 32 (6.60%) SAP PP Analyst
11 31 (6.39%) SAP PP Business Analyst
12 28 (5.77%) SAP MM Consultant
13 26 (5.36%) SAP FI Analyst
14 24 (4.95%) SAP APO Consultant
15 22 (4.54%) SAP SD Consultant
16 20 (4.12%) SAP MM Analyst
16 20 (4.12%) Software Engineer
17 19 (3.92%) SAP MM Business Analyst
18 16 (3.30%) SAP EWM Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (11.13%) .NET
2 30 (6.19%) AngularJS
3 29 (5.98%) React
4 17 (3.51%) EDI
5 16 (3.30%) IDoc
6 15 (3.09%) ASP.NET
6 15 (3.09%) Web Services
7 13 (2.68%) HTML
8 12 (2.47%) CSS
8 12 (2.47%) Middleware
9 9 (1.86%) Gherkin
10 6 (1.24%) HTML5
10 6 (1.24%) JSON
10 6 (1.24%) RabbitMQ
10 6 (1.24%) REST
11 5 (1.03%) Apache Flex
11 5 (1.03%) Kafka
11 5 (1.03%) XML
12 4 (0.82%) Jest
12 4 (0.82%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 146 (30.10%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (10.31%) Self-Motivation
3 27 (5.57%) Life Science
4 20 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
6 17 (3.51%) Management Information System
7 16 (3.30%) LIMS
8 13 (2.68%) FMCG
9 7 (1.44%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.24%) Computer Science
10 6 (1.24%) Linux Command Line
11 5 (1.03%) Data Centre
11 5 (1.03%) Driving Licence
11 5 (1.03%) Virtual Team
12 4 (0.82%) Clustering
13 3 (0.62%) Blog
13 3 (0.62%) Graphic Design
13 3 (0.62%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.62%) Mobile Computing
13 3 (0.62%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (10.31%) Windows
2 23 (4.74%) Linux
2 23 (4.74%) Windows Server
3 15 (3.09%) Unix
4 7 (1.44%) Android
5 4 (0.82%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.41%) Windows 10
7 2 (0.41%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (23.30%) Logistics
2 90 (18.56%) Business Intelligence
3 84 (17.32%) ERP
3 84 (17.32%) Problem-Solving
4 73 (15.05%) Programme Management
5 72 (14.85%) Digital Marketing
6 55 (11.34%) DevOps
7 54 (11.13%) Agile Software Development
7 54 (11.13%) Software Engineering
8 44 (9.07%) Machine Learning
9 38 (7.84%) Stakeholder Management
10 35 (7.22%) SAP Implementation
11 31 (6.39%) Continuous Improvement
11 31 (6.39%) CRM
12 30 (6.19%) Migration
13 28 (5.77%) SDLC
14 27 (5.57%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (5.36%) Open Source
16 24 (4.95%) Test Automation
17 23 (4.74%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 64 (13.20%) ABAP
2 61 (12.58%) C#
3 60 (12.37%) SQL
4 55 (11.34%) Java
4 55 (11.34%) JavaScript
5 54 (11.13%) Python
6 32 (6.60%) C++
7 19 (3.92%) Go
8 15 (3.09%) C
9 11 (2.27%) X++
10 10 (2.06%) Ruby
11 9 (1.86%) PHP
12 8 (1.65%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.03%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.82%) Embedded C
14 4 (0.82%) ES6
15 3 (0.62%) VB
15 3 (0.62%) VB.NET
16 2 (0.41%) T-SQL
17 1 (0.21%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 35 (7.22%) Degree
2 17 (3.51%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.65%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.62%) CIMA
4 3 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (0.62%) ISTQB
4 3 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 3 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (0.62%) TOGAF Certification
5 2 (0.41%) ACCA
5 2 (0.41%) CCNA
5 2 (0.41%) CCNP
5 2 (0.41%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.41%) CISSP
5 2 (0.41%) MCP
5 2 (0.41%) PhD
6 1 (0.21%) HNC
6 1 (0.21%) HND
6 1 (0.21%) MCSA
6 1 (0.21%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (8.04%) QA
2 13 (2.68%) GCP
3 3 (0.62%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.41%) PMO
5 1 (0.21%) GAMP
5 1 (0.21%) GDPR
5 1 (0.21%) GxP
5 1 (0.21%) IASME
5 1 (0.21%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.21%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (6.60%) Docker
2 21 (4.33%) Active Directory
3 9 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.65%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.62%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.21%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 41 (8.45%) Kubernetes
2 36 (7.42%) Ansible
3 12 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (2.06%) Puppet
5 5 (1.03%) SCCM
6 4 (0.82%) Kibana
6 4 (0.82%) logstash
6 4 (0.82%) Marathon
6 4 (0.82%) Mesos
6 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (0.82%) rkt
7 3 (0.62%) ZABBIX
8 2 (0.41%) Ambari
9 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.21%) Terraform
9 1 (0.21%) Wonderware InTouch
9 1 (0.21%) WSUS
Vendors
1 303 (62.47%) SAP
2 66 (13.61%) Microsoft
3 29 (5.98%) Oracle
4 25 (5.15%) VMware
5 24 (4.95%) Sage
6 22 (4.54%) Epicor
6 22 (4.54%) Google
7 20 (4.12%) Infor
8 16 (3.30%) JD Edwards
8 16 (3.30%) JDA
9 14 (2.89%) HP
10 12 (2.47%) Dell
10 12 (2.47%) Motorola
10 12 (2.47%) Rackspace
11 9 (1.86%) Cisco
11 9 (1.86%) IFS
12 8 (1.65%) OpenText
13 6 (1.24%) Atlassian
14 4 (0.82%) Citrix
15 2 (0.41%) Mitel