Period
to 13 April 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 6 months to 13 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
England > South East
6 months to
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 115 150 187
Rank change year-on-year +35 +37 -23
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 341 404 470
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.74% 1.96% 1.77%
As % of the General category 8.21% 6.10% 5.59%
Number of salaries quoted 198 303 337
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £30,850
25th Percentile £35,875 £34,222 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £47,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% -13.64% +10.00%
75th Percentile £55,000 £63,750 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,750 £73,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.53% - -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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 4,151 6,618 8,415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.35% 32.10% 31.61%
Number of salaries quoted 2,884 4,963 6,383
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,550 £28,750
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £76,650
England median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +7.84%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Manufacturing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in the South East

Manufacturing
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Manufacturing in the South East.

Salary trend for Manufacturing in the South East

Manufacturing
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Manufacturing in the South East over the 6 months to 13 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Manufacturing in the South East

Manufacturing
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the South East region over the 6 months to 13 April 2021. 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
Thames Valley +52 141 £45,000 -14.29% 58
Surrey +70 95 £45,000 +12.50% 22
Berkshire +53 88 £72,500 +20.83% 25
Hampshire -22 52 £47,500 -0.52% 45
Oxfordshire +22 33 £35,000 -24.92% 20
Kent -3 26 £38,000 -15.56% 17
Buckinghamshire +37 20 £47,500 +31.03% 13
West Sussex +19 13 £40,000 -37.25% 18
East Sussex +22 8 £35,000 +66.67% 3
Middlesex - 5 £52,500 -
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 13 April 2021, 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 South East region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 123 (36.07%) Project Management
1 123 (36.07%) Management Information System
2 122 (35.78%) Pharmaceutical
3 120 (35.19%) GDPR
4 119 (34.90%) Information Security
5 115 (33.72%) Law
5 115 (33.72%) Business Intelligence
5 115 (33.72%) SAP
5 115 (33.72%) Data Protection
6 114 (33.43%) Legal
6 114 (33.43%) Electronics
6 114 (33.43%) Matrix Organization
7 112 (32.84%) Finance
8 107 (31.38%) Marketing
9 97 (28.45%) Programme Management
10 96 (28.15%) Telecoms
10 96 (28.15%) Public Sector
11 95 (27.86%) Digital Marketing
12 67 (19.65%) Degree
13 60 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
14 57 (16.72%) SQL
15 44 (12.90%) .NET
16 43 (12.61%) C#
17 39 (11.44%) SQL Server
18 36 (10.56%) ERP
19 35 (10.26%) Software Engineering
20 32 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
21 29 (8.50%) Git (software)
22 28 (8.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 27 (7.92%) HTML

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 10 (2.93%) Confluence
2 8 (2.35%) SAS
3 5 (1.47%) CMS
3 5 (1.47%) WordPress
4 4 (1.17%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 2 (0.59%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.29%) Drupal
6 1 (0.29%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.29%) JBoss
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.29%) WildFly
Applications
1 15 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (2.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (2.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.17%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) FrameMaker
5 1 (0.29%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (3.52%) Infor M3
1 12 (3.52%) NetSuite
2 10 (2.93%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (2.93%) SAP Business One
3 9 (2.64%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (1.47%) Epicor Tropos
5 4 (1.17%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (1.17%) SAP S/4HANA
6 3 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
7 2 (0.59%) SAP Hybris
7 2 (0.59%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.29%) Magento
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.29%) Oracle SCM
8 1 (0.29%) SAP GRC
8 1 (0.29%) TrackWise
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.04%) Azure
2 14 (4.11%) Power Platform
3 7 (2.05%) AWS
4 6 (1.76%) GCP
4 6 (1.76%) Microsoft 365
4 6 (1.76%) SaaS
5 3 (0.88%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.29%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.29%) Force.com
7 1 (0.29%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.29%) Heroku
7 1 (0.29%) MailChimp
7 1 (0.29%) npm
7 1 (0.29%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.64%) Firewall
2 5 (1.47%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.17%) Bluetooth
3 4 (1.17%) DHCP
3 4 (1.17%) DNS
3 4 (1.17%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.88%) Software-Defined Radio
4 3 (0.88%) Wireless
5 2 (0.59%) LAN
5 2 (0.59%) Telnet
5 2 (0.59%) VoIP
5 2 (0.59%) VPN
5 2 (0.59%) WAN
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.29%) Cisco Nexus
6 1 (0.29%) Internet
6 1 (0.29%) MQTT
6 1 (0.29%) RFID
6 1 (0.29%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (11.44%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (6.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (4.11%) Power BI
4 14 (4.11%) QlikView
5 8 (2.35%) Crystal Reports
6 5 (1.47%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (1.17%) OLAP
8 3 (0.88%) MySQL
8 3 (0.88%) Tableau
9 2 (0.59%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.29%) Data Lake
10 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.29%) DB2
10 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.29%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 29 (8.50%) Git (software)
2 20 (5.87%) Visual Studio
3 15 (4.40%) JIRA
4 11 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (2.93%) Subversion
6 7 (2.05%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.88%) Cucumber
7 3 (0.88%) JUnit
7 3 (0.88%) Maven
8 2 (0.59%) GitLab
8 2 (0.59%) Selenium
8 2 (0.59%) WebDriver
8 2 (0.59%) Xcode
9 1 (0.29%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.29%) IntelliJ
9 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.29%) Liquibase
9 1 (0.29%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.29%) SonarQube
General
1 122 (35.78%) Pharmaceutical
2 115 (33.72%) Law
3 114 (33.43%) Electronics
3 114 (33.43%) Legal
4 112 (32.84%) Finance
5 107 (31.38%) Marketing
6 96 (28.15%) Public Sector
6 96 (28.15%) Telecoms
7 8 (2.35%) Retail
8 6 (1.76%) Games
9 2 (0.59%) Automotive
9 2 (0.59%) Back Office
9 2 (0.59%) Publishing
10 1 (0.29%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.29%) German Language
10 1 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 118 (34.60%) Administrator
2 111 (32.55%) Data Administrator
3 71 (20.82%) Developer
4 29 (8.50%) Consultant
5 27 (7.92%) Analyst
6 25 (7.33%) Software Engineer
7 22 (6.45%) .NET Developer
7 22 (6.45%) Security Administrator
8 20 (5.87%) Software Developer
9 13 (3.81%) Technical Consultant
10 12 (3.52%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 10 (2.93%) Architect
12 9 (2.64%) .NET Software Developer
12 9 (2.64%) C# Developer
12 9 (2.64%) IT Manager
13 8 (2.35%) C++ Software Engineer
14 7 (2.05%) Data Analyst
14 7 (2.05%) Java Developer
14 7 (2.05%) Security Consultant
14 7 (2.05%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (12.90%) .NET
2 27 (7.92%) HTML
3 19 (5.57%) ASP.NET
4 18 (5.28%) .NET Core
4 18 (5.28%) CSS
5 12 (3.52%) Entity Framework
5 12 (3.52%) JSON
5 12 (3.52%) Vue.js
5 12 (3.52%) WPF
6 11 (3.23%) LINQ
7 10 (2.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (2.93%) jQuery
8 9 (2.64%) .NET Framework
8 9 (2.64%) AngularJS
9 8 (2.35%) REST
10 7 (2.05%) HTML5
10 7 (2.05%) React
10 7 (2.05%) SciPy
11 6 (1.76%) Spring
11 6 (1.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 123 (36.07%) Management Information System
2 23 (6.74%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
4 7 (2.05%) Data Centre
4 7 (2.05%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (1.76%) User Experience
6 5 (1.47%) Algorithms
6 5 (1.47%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.47%) Industry 4.0
6 5 (1.47%) Mobile App
7 4 (1.17%) ASIC
7 4 (1.17%) CPLD
7 4 (1.17%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (1.17%) Robotics
8 3 (0.88%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (0.88%) VHDL
9 2 (0.59%) Life Science
9 2 (0.59%) Social Media
9 2 (0.59%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.69%) Linux
1 16 (4.69%) Windows
2 6 (1.76%) Windows Server
3 3 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.59%) Android
4 2 (0.59%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.59%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (36.07%) Project Management
2 119 (34.90%) Information Security
3 115 (33.72%) Business Intelligence
3 115 (33.72%) Data Protection
4 114 (33.43%) Matrix Organization
5 97 (28.45%) Programme Management
6 95 (27.86%) Digital Marketing
7 60 (17.60%) Agile Software Development
8 36 (10.56%) ERP
9 35 (10.26%) Software Engineering
10 32 (9.38%) Cybersecurity
11 25 (7.33%) Computer Science
12 24 (7.04%) Data Privacy
13 23 (6.74%) Enterprise Architecture
14 22 (6.45%) Mathematics
14 22 (6.45%) Physics
15 21 (6.16%) Analytics
15 21 (6.16%) Data Security
16 20 (5.87%) Requirements Gathering
17 19 (5.57%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 57 (16.72%) SQL
2 43 (12.61%) C#
3 23 (6.74%) C++
4 20 (5.87%) JavaScript
5 18 (5.28%) VB.NET
6 16 (4.69%) C
7 15 (4.40%) Java
8 10 (2.93%) Python
9 7 (2.05%) T-SQL
10 5 (1.47%) VB
11 4 (1.17%) Assembly Language
11 4 (1.17%) VB6
12 3 (0.88%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.59%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.29%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.29%) PHP
14 1 (0.29%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 67 (19.65%) Degree
2 17 (4.99%) Computer Science Degree
2 17 (4.99%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.88%) CSPO
5 2 (0.59%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.59%) Numerate Degree
6 1 (0.29%) APMP
6 1 (0.29%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.29%) HNC
6 1 (0.29%) HND
6 1 (0.29%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.29%) PhD
6 1 (0.29%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.29%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (35.19%) GDPR
2 12 (3.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 12 (3.52%) QA
3 7 (2.05%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 5 (1.47%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (1.47%) GAMP
4 5 (1.47%) ISO 13485
4 5 (1.47%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 5 (1.47%) NIST
4 5 (1.47%) PCI DSS
5 4 (1.17%) GMP
5 4 (1.17%) GxP
6 2 (0.59%) SLA
7 1 (0.29%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.29%) GRC
7 1 (0.29%) PMO
7 1 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (2.35%) Active Directory
1 8 (2.35%) Docker
2 6 (1.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.17%) Firmware
4 3 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 11 (3.23%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.47%) Terraform
3 2 (0.59%) Ansible
3 2 (0.59%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (0.59%) SCCM
4 1 (0.29%) vRealize
Vendors
1 115 (33.72%) SAP
2 25 (7.33%) Microsoft
3 15 (4.40%) Infor
3 15 (4.40%) Oracle
4 14 (4.11%) JD Edwards
5 12 (3.52%) Cognos
6 9 (2.64%) Epicor
6 9 (2.64%) IFS
7 7 (2.05%) VMware
8 6 (1.76%) Cisco
8 6 (1.76%) Salesforce.com
8 6 (1.76%) Xamarin
9 5 (1.47%) CyberArk
9 5 (1.47%) ForgeRock
9 5 (1.47%) IBM
9 5 (1.47%) Workday
10 4 (1.17%) Altera
10 4 (1.17%) F5
10 4 (1.17%) Perforce
10 4 (1.17%) Xilinx