Period
to 16 November 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 16 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
England > North West
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 53 67
Rank change year-on-year -40 +14 +28
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 379 690 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.23% 5.21% 4.00%
As % of the General category 8.37% 12.26% 10.91%
Number of salaries quoted 235 397 333
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.17% +10.84%
10th Percentile £25,500 £29,300 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £69,500 £64,800
England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.11% - -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 4,529 5,627 4,575
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 38.66% 42.52% 36.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3,373 4,111 3,709
North West median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -1.23%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £69,000 £66,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 16 November 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 16 November 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 -31 225 £45,000 -10.00% 89
Cheshire -1 59 £40,000 - 31
Lancashire -14 37 £46,500 +24.00% 23
Merseyside -14 28 £40,000 - 13
Cumbria -1 3 - - 3
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 16 November 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.

1 182 (48.02%) SAP
2 176 (46.44%) Finance
3 93 (24.54%) Electronics
4 86 (22.69%) Marketing
5 85 (22.43%) ERP
5 85 (22.43%) Business Intelligence
6 82 (21.64%) Programme Management
7 78 (20.58%) Telecoms
8 77 (20.32%) Digital Marketing
9 76 (20.05%) Retail
10 74 (19.53%) Analytical Skills
11 73 (19.26%) Microsoft
12 64 (16.89%) SQL
13 58 (15.30%) Logistics
14 56 (14.78%) Software Engineering
15 55 (14.51%) Agile Software Development
16 51 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
17 48 (12.66%) C#
18 45 (11.87%) Windows
19 42 (11.08%) Degree
20 38 (10.03%) Problem-Solving
21 36 (9.50%) Microsoft Azure
22 34 (8.97%) HTML
22 34 (8.97%) Test Automation
23 33 (8.71%) JavaScript
24 32 (8.44%) .NET
25 31 (8.18%) Dynamics AX
25 31 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
26 30 (7.92%) Google Cloud Platform
26 30 (7.92%) VMware

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 18 (4.75%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.37%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.06%) Skype for Business
4 3 (0.79%) Apache
5 2 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.53%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.26%) IIS
6 1 (0.26%) NetWeaver
6 1 (0.26%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (3.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (2.37%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (1.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (1.06%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.79%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
7 1 (0.26%) InDesign
7 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 31 (8.18%) Dynamics AX
2 25 (6.60%) SAP S/4HANA
3 21 (5.54%) SAP PP
4 16 (4.22%) SAP ERP
4 16 (4.22%) SAP MM
5 11 (2.90%) SAP SD
6 10 (2.64%) SAP SCM
7 7 (1.85%) Sage 200
8 6 (1.58%) SAP APO
8 6 (1.58%) SAP CO
8 6 (1.58%) SAP FI
8 6 (1.58%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (1.32%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (1.32%) NetSuite
10 4 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (0.79%) SAP Business One
12 2 (0.53%) Demantra
12 2 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
12 2 (0.53%) Oracle ASCP
12 2 (0.53%) Oracle SCM
Cloud Services
1 36 (9.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (8.18%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (7.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 28 (7.39%) Office 365
5 23 (6.07%) Dynamics 365
6 18 (4.75%) SaaS
7 5 (1.32%) IaaS
7 5 (1.32%) PaaS
8 1 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.07%) Firewall
2 14 (3.69%) LAN
3 13 (3.43%) TCP/IP
3 13 (3.43%) WAN
4 11 (2.90%) Wireless
5 10 (2.64%) VPN
6 9 (2.37%) SNMP
6 9 (2.37%) VoIP
7 8 (2.11%) DHCP
7 8 (2.11%) Internet
8 7 (1.85%) Ethernet
8 7 (1.85%) Network Security
8 7 (1.85%) SAN
8 7 (1.85%) VLAN
9 5 (1.32%) DNS
9 5 (1.32%) MPLS
9 5 (1.32%) SMTP
10 4 (1.06%) 802.11
10 4 (1.06%) iSCSI
10 4 (1.06%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.33%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.75%) Big Data
3 15 (3.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.11%) Couchbase
4 8 (2.11%) Hadoop
5 7 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
5 7 (1.85%) MySQL
6 5 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.06%) Power BI
7 4 (1.06%) Relational Database
7 4 (1.06%) SAP HANA
7 4 (1.06%) SQLite
8 3 (0.79%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 3 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.79%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.79%) SAP BW
8 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.79%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (3.96%) TeamCity
2 14 (3.69%) Git (software)
3 13 (3.43%) JIRA
3 13 (3.43%) Selenium
4 12 (3.17%) SpecFlow
5 11 (2.90%) Visual Studio
6 4 (1.06%) eCATT
6 4 (1.06%) LSMW
6 4 (1.06%) Serilog
7 3 (0.79%) CMake
7 3 (0.79%) GCC
7 3 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.53%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.53%) Subversion
9 1 (0.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.26%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.26%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.26%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.26%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 176 (46.44%) Finance
2 93 (24.54%) Electronics
3 86 (22.69%) Marketing
4 78 (20.58%) Telecoms
5 76 (20.05%) Retail
6 14 (3.69%) Publishing
7 11 (2.90%) Local Government
8 9 (2.37%) Games
9 8 (2.11%) Banking
10 5 (1.32%) Advertising
10 5 (1.32%) Automotive
11 4 (1.06%) Billing
12 3 (0.79%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.79%) General Ledger
13 2 (0.53%) Music Industry
13 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.26%) German Language
14 1 (0.26%) Military
Job Titles
1 117 (30.87%) Analyst
2 74 (19.53%) Consultant
3 65 (17.15%) Developer
4 50 (13.19%) SAP Analyst
5 42 (11.08%) SAP Consultant
6 39 (10.29%) Business Analyst
7 31 (8.18%) Software Engineer
8 29 (7.65%) SAP Business Analyst
9 27 (7.12%) Support Analyst
10 26 (6.86%) SAP PP Analyst
11 25 (6.60%) SAP MM Consultant
12 21 (5.54%) SAP MM Analyst
12 21 (5.54%) Software Developer
13 20 (5.28%) .NET Developer
13 20 (5.28%) SAP MM Business Analyst
14 19 (5.01%) C# Developer
14 19 (5.01%) SAP PP Consultant
15 18 (4.75%) IT Analyst
16 17 (4.49%) C# .NET Developer
16 17 (4.49%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (8.97%) HTML
2 32 (8.44%) .NET
3 28 (7.39%) CSS
4 21 (5.54%) ASP.NET
5 16 (4.22%) HTML5
6 15 (3.96%) AngularJS
7 14 (3.69%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (3.43%) .NET Core
8 13 (3.43%) .NET Framework
8 13 (3.43%) Ajax
8 13 (3.43%) EDI
8 13 (3.43%) REST
9 12 (3.17%) Entity Framework
9 12 (3.17%) SignalR
10 11 (2.90%) ASP.NET Web API
10 11 (2.90%) React
11 10 (2.64%) LINQ
11 10 (2.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (2.37%) Web Services
13 8 (2.11%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 74 (19.53%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.07%) Life Science
3 22 (5.80%) Management Information System
4 20 (5.28%) Self-Motivation
5 15 (3.96%) User Experience
6 13 (3.43%) Blog
7 12 (3.17%) Analytical Mindset
8 11 (2.90%) Acoustics
8 11 (2.90%) Enterprise Software
9 10 (2.64%) Greenfield Project
10 9 (2.37%) Algorithms
11 8 (2.11%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.58%) Computer Science
12 6 (1.58%) Driving Licence
13 5 (1.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 5 (1.32%) Video\Live Streaming
14 4 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
14 4 (1.06%) LIMS
15 3 (0.79%) FMCG
15 3 (0.79%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 45 (11.87%) Windows
2 24 (6.33%) Android
3 23 (6.07%) Linux
4 21 (5.54%) Apple iOS
4 21 (5.54%) Windows Server
5 14 (3.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (3.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.64%) Windows 7
8 9 (2.37%) Windows 10
9 8 (2.11%) Mac OS
10 5 (1.32%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.79%) Debian
11 3 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.53%) Unix
13 1 (0.26%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (22.43%) Business Intelligence
1 85 (22.43%) ERP
2 82 (21.64%) Programme Management
3 77 (20.32%) Digital Marketing
4 58 (15.30%) Logistics
5 56 (14.78%) Software Engineering
6 55 (14.51%) Agile Software Development
7 51 (13.46%) Stakeholder Management
8 38 (10.03%) Problem-Solving
9 34 (8.97%) Test Automation
10 27 (7.12%) ITIL
11 24 (6.33%) Project Management
12 23 (6.07%) Open Source
13 22 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
14 20 (5.28%) Migration
14 20 (5.28%) MVC
15 18 (4.75%) BDD
15 18 (4.75%) Business Analysis
15 18 (4.75%) Information Security
16 17 (4.49%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 64 (16.89%) SQL
2 48 (12.66%) C#
3 33 (8.71%) JavaScript
4 29 (7.65%) C++
5 22 (5.80%) Java
6 19 (5.01%) Python
6 19 (5.01%) X++
7 17 (4.49%) ABAP
8 16 (4.22%) T-SQL
9 15 (3.96%) C
10 14 (3.69%) Go
10 14 (3.69%) PowerShell
11 8 (2.11%) Embedded C
11 8 (2.11%) Embedded C++
11 8 (2.11%) PHP
12 6 (1.58%) Apple Swift
12 6 (1.58%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.32%) Bash Shell
13 5 (1.32%) Perl
14 4 (1.06%) VB6
Qualifications
1 42 (11.08%) Degree
2 16 (4.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.37%) MCSE
4 7 (1.85%) CISSP
5 6 (1.58%) A+ Certification
5 6 (1.58%) MCDST
5 6 (1.58%) MCP
6 5 (1.32%) Security Cleared
7 3 (0.79%) BC Cleared
7 3 (0.79%) CISA
7 3 (0.79%) CISM
7 3 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.79%) GIAC
8 2 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.53%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.26%) (ISC)2 CCSP
9 1 (0.26%) CEH
9 1 (0.26%) CIMA
9 1 (0.26%) GSEC
9 1 (0.26%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.37%) QA
2 8 (2.11%) SLA
3 5 (1.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.06%) ISO 13485
4 4 (1.06%) PMO
5 3 (0.79%) Cyber Essentials
5 3 (0.79%) GDPR
5 3 (0.79%) IASME
5 3 (0.79%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.53%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.26%) COBIT
System Software
1 30 (7.92%) Active Directory
2 23 (6.07%) Docker
3 13 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.90%) Hyper-V
5 8 (2.11%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (1.85%) Firmware
7 5 (1.32%) vSphere
8 2 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 27 (7.12%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.11%) Ansible
3 7 (1.85%) Terraform
4 5 (1.32%) Grafana
4 5 (1.32%) Kibana
4 5 (1.32%) Packer
5 4 (1.06%) Istio
6 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.26%) SCCM
Vendors
1 182 (48.02%) SAP
2 73 (19.26%) Microsoft
3 30 (7.92%) VMware
4 29 (7.65%) Google
5 15 (3.96%) Oracle
6 14 (3.69%) Sage
7 10 (2.64%) Cisco
8 8 (2.11%) Rackspace
9 6 (1.58%) Ivanti
9 6 (1.58%) MobileIron
10 5 (1.32%) Ariba
10 5 (1.32%) Citrix
10 5 (1.32%) IFS
10 5 (1.32%) Twitter
11 4 (1.06%) Epicor
11 4 (1.06%) JD Edwards
11 4 (1.06%) Juniper
11 4 (1.06%) Nimble Storage
11 4 (1.06%) Siemens
12 3 (0.79%) SonicWALL