Period
to 29 July 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 29 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
England > South East
6 months to
29 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 171 156 145
Rank change year-on-year -15 -11 +23
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 328 218 626
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.01% 1.82% 2.37%
As % of the General category 3.88% 3.97% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 250 169 461
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,200 £32,500
25th Percentile £38,000 £38,250 £43,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £48,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.04% -12.73% +10.00%
75th Percentile £65,594 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £76,250 £68,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 South East with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 8,443 5,494 13,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 51.65% 45.99% 49.77%
Number of salaries quoted 5,316 4,261 10,007
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £27,300
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £66,000 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.68% +6.67% +5.00%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +7 140 £52,500 -12.50% 66
Berkshire -5 71 £67,500 - 25
Surrey -7 61 £45,000 +12.50% 14
Hampshire -78 48 £42,500 -34.62% 56
Oxfordshire +9 47 £45,000 -5.26% 30
Kent -5 46 £42,500 +2.41% 35
Buckinghamshire -22 22 £50,000 +5.26% 11
West Sussex 0 10 £56,250 +50.00% 18
Sussex - 9 £70,000 -
East Sussex -23 6 £41,000 -5.75% 10
Middlesex +6 4 £52,500 -4.55%
Isle of Wight - 2 £36,500 -
Home Counties - 1 £100,000 -
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 144 (43.90%) Finance
2 135 (41.16%) Business Intelligence
3 128 (39.02%) SAP
4 124 (37.80%) Electronics
5 114 (34.76%) Marketing
6 110 (33.54%) Telecoms
7 108 (32.93%) Public Sector
8 105 (32.01%) Programme Management
8 105 (32.01%) Digital Marketing
9 88 (26.83%) Degree
10 84 (25.61%) Social Skills
11 69 (21.04%) Agile Software Development
12 58 (17.68%) SQL
13 54 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
14 50 (15.24%) ERP
15 48 (14.63%) Software Engineering
16 45 (13.72%) SQL Server
17 41 (12.50%) Microsoft
18 40 (12.20%) Linux
18 40 (12.20%) Azure
19 39 (11.89%) .NET
20 37 (11.28%) C#
21 35 (10.67%) Mathematics
21 35 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
22 33 (10.06%) Software Testing
22 33 (10.06%) JavaScript
23 30 (9.15%) HTML
23 30 (9.15%) Computer Science
23 30 (9.15%) Analytics
24 29 (8.84%) Machine Learning

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 13 (3.96%) Confluence
2 6 (1.83%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (1.22%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.91%) Apache
4 3 (0.91%) nginx
4 3 (0.91%) OpenStack
4 3 (0.91%) SAS
5 2 (0.61%) CMS
5 2 (0.61%) Joomla!
5 2 (0.61%) WordPress
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.30%) JBoss
6 1 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.30%) WildFly
Applications
1 23 (7.01%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (6.40%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (2.13%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.52%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.61%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 11 (3.35%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (3.05%) NetSuite
3 6 (1.83%) Infor M3
4 5 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (1.22%) Cognos Controller
5 4 (1.22%) Infor CloudSuite
5 4 (1.22%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 4 (1.22%) Infor CRM
5 4 (1.22%) Oracle ERP
5 4 (1.22%) SAP Business One
6 3 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
6 3 (0.91%) SAP S/4HANA
7 2 (0.61%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.30%) Hyperion Planning
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.30%) Oracle SCM
8 1 (0.30%) SAP MDG
8 1 (0.30%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 40 (12.20%) Azure
2 23 (7.01%) Power Platform
3 18 (5.49%) AWS
4 14 (4.27%) Dynamics 365
5 12 (3.66%) Microsoft 365
6 10 (3.05%) SaaS
7 9 (2.74%) GCP
8 4 (1.22%) Amazon SQS
9 3 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.91%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (0.91%) Azure Service Bus
9 3 (0.91%) Serverless
10 2 (0.61%) Adobe Analytics
10 2 (0.61%) IaaS
10 2 (0.61%) MailChimp
11 1 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
11 1 (0.30%) PaaS
11 1 (0.30%) Power Automate
11 1 (0.30%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.32%) Firewall
2 14 (4.27%) LAN
2 14 (4.27%) VPN
3 13 (3.96%) WAN
4 7 (2.13%) DHCP
4 7 (2.13%) DNS
4 7 (2.13%) Wireless
5 6 (1.83%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (1.83%) VoIP
6 5 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
6 5 (1.52%) TCP/IP
7 4 (1.22%) SCCP
7 4 (1.22%) WLAN
8 3 (0.91%) Network Security
8 3 (0.91%) SD-WAN
8 3 (0.91%) SSH
9 2 (0.61%) MPLS
9 2 (0.61%) Telnet
10 1 (0.30%) ATM
10 1 (0.30%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (13.72%) SQL Server
2 28 (8.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (6.71%) Power BI
3 22 (6.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (3.96%) QlikView
5 12 (3.66%) MySQL
5 12 (3.66%) NoSQL
6 11 (3.35%) Relational Database
7 7 (2.13%) CouchDB
7 7 (2.13%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.52%) Tableau
9 4 (1.22%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 4 (1.22%) NewSQL
9 4 (1.22%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.91%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.91%) OLAP
11 2 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.30%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 23 (7.01%) Git (software)
1 23 (7.01%) JIRA
2 11 (3.35%) Visual Studio
3 8 (2.44%) Cucumber
3 8 (2.44%) Selenium
4 6 (1.83%) Subversion
5 5 (1.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (1.22%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.22%) IntelliJ
6 4 (1.22%) JUnit
6 4 (1.22%) Maven
6 4 (1.22%) Postman
6 4 (1.22%) Visual Studio Code
6 4 (1.22%) WebDriver
7 3 (0.91%) Cypress.io
8 2 (0.61%) GitLab
8 2 (0.61%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.61%) Xcode
9 1 (0.30%) Artifactory
9 1 (0.30%) SpecFlow
General
1 144 (43.90%) Finance
2 124 (37.80%) Electronics
3 114 (34.76%) Marketing
4 110 (33.54%) Telecoms
5 108 (32.93%) Public Sector
6 84 (25.61%) Social Skills
7 35 (10.67%) Analytical Skills
8 20 (6.10%) Automotive
9 19 (5.79%) Retail
10 15 (4.57%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (3.05%) Influencing Skills
12 9 (2.74%) Aerospace
13 8 (2.44%) Legal
14 6 (1.83%) Law
14 6 (1.83%) Presentation Skills
15 5 (1.52%) Back Office
15 5 (1.52%) Games
16 4 (1.22%) Organisational Skills
17 3 (0.91%) French Language
17 3 (0.91%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 52 (15.85%) Developer
2 40 (12.20%) Analyst
3 33 (10.06%) Software Engineer
4 14 (4.27%) Architect
5 13 (3.96%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 13 (3.96%) Software Developer
6 12 (3.66%) Senior Software Engineer
7 10 (3.05%) Administrator
7 10 (3.05%) Data Analyst
7 10 (3.05%) Development Engineer
7 10 (3.05%) IT Manager
7 10 (3.05%) Network Engineer
7 10 (3.05%) Security Engineer
8 9 (2.74%) Business Analyst
8 9 (2.74%) Business Intelligence Data Analyst
8 9 (2.74%) C++ Software Engineer
8 9 (2.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (2.74%) Junior
9 8 (2.44%) Electronics Engineer
9 8 (2.44%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (11.89%) .NET
2 30 (9.15%) HTML
3 17 (5.18%) ASP.NET
4 16 (4.88%) CSS
4 16 (4.88%) React
5 12 (3.66%) AngularJS
5 12 (3.66%) JSON
6 10 (3.05%) XML
7 8 (2.44%) Vue.js
8 7 (2.13%) .NET Core
8 7 (2.13%) Entity Framework
8 7 (2.13%) REST
8 7 (2.13%) SciPy
8 7 (2.13%) WCF
8 7 (2.13%) WPF
9 6 (1.83%) Gherkin
9 6 (1.83%) LINQ
9 6 (1.83%) Node.js
9 6 (1.83%) Spring
10 5 (1.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 21 (6.40%) Self-Motivation
2 20 (6.10%) Algorithms
3 17 (5.18%) Data Centre
4 12 (3.66%) Management Information System
5 10 (3.05%) EPoS
5 10 (3.05%) Linux Command Line
6 9 (2.74%) Legacy Systems
7 7 (2.13%) Life Science
7 7 (2.13%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.83%) User Experience
9 5 (1.52%) 3D Graphics
9 5 (1.52%) SCADA
9 5 (1.52%) Social Media
10 4 (1.22%) Analogue Electronics
10 4 (1.22%) mPOS
10 4 (1.22%) PKI
11 3 (0.91%) Cloud Native
11 3 (0.91%) Industry 4.0
11 3 (0.91%) Robotics
11 3 (0.91%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 40 (12.20%) Linux
2 28 (8.54%) Windows
3 8 (2.44%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.13%) Unix
5 6 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (1.83%) Windows Server 2016
6 5 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (1.22%) Ubuntu
7 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (0.91%) Android
8 3 (0.91%) VMS
9 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.30%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (41.16%) Business Intelligence
2 105 (32.01%) Digital Marketing
2 105 (32.01%) Programme Management
3 69 (21.04%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (16.46%) Problem-Solving
5 50 (15.24%) ERP
6 48 (14.63%) Software Engineering
7 35 (10.67%) Mathematics
8 33 (10.06%) Software Testing
9 30 (9.15%) Analytics
9 30 (9.15%) Computer Science
10 29 (8.84%) Machine Learning
11 26 (7.93%) Continuous Improvement
11 26 (7.93%) Logistics
12 24 (7.32%) Scrum
13 22 (6.71%) Project Management
13 22 (6.71%) SDLC
14 20 (6.10%) Data Management
15 19 (5.79%) Mentoring
15 19 (5.79%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 58 (17.68%) SQL
2 37 (11.28%) C#
3 33 (10.06%) JavaScript
4 23 (7.01%) Python
5 18 (5.49%) C
5 18 (5.49%) C++
6 17 (5.18%) Java
7 16 (4.88%) T-SQL
8 12 (3.66%) VB.NET
9 8 (2.44%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.13%) Cython
10 7 (2.13%) Perl
11 6 (1.83%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.52%) VB
13 4 (1.22%) MATLAB
14 3 (0.91%) VBA
15 2 (0.61%) Kotlin
16 1 (0.30%) Go
16 1 (0.30%) PHP
16 1 (0.30%) XAML
Qualifications
1 88 (26.83%) Degree
2 13 (3.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (3.66%) SC Cleared
3 12 (3.66%) Security Cleared
4 9 (2.74%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (1.52%) CISSP
6 4 (1.22%) CISM
6 4 (1.22%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.91%) CSPO
7 3 (0.91%) HNC
7 3 (0.91%) HND
8 2 (0.61%) ACCA
8 2 (0.61%) CIMA
8 2 (0.61%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.61%) IRCA
8 2 (0.61%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.30%) CCNP
9 1 (0.30%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.30%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.18%) QA
2 9 (2.74%) GMP
3 8 (2.44%) ISO 9001
3 8 (2.44%) NIST
4 5 (1.52%) GDPR
4 5 (1.52%) GxP
4 5 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.52%) PMO
5 3 (0.91%) COBIT
5 3 (0.91%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.91%) GRC
5 3 (0.91%) NEBOSH
6 2 (0.61%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.61%) ISO 13485
6 2 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.30%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.30%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 23 (7.01%) Active Directory
2 11 (3.35%) Docker
3 8 (2.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (1.22%) Firmware
5 3 (0.91%) Hyper-V
5 3 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 12 (3.66%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.44%) Ansible
3 5 (1.52%) Terraform
4 2 (0.61%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (0.61%) SCCM
5 1 (0.30%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.30%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.30%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (0.30%) vRealize
Vendors
1 128 (39.02%) SAP
2 41 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 22 (6.71%) Cisco
4 21 (6.40%) Oracle
5 19 (5.79%) VMware
6 14 (4.27%) Infor
7 12 (3.66%) JD Edwards
8 10 (3.05%) F5
9 9 (2.74%) Databricks
9 9 (2.74%) EMC
10 8 (2.44%) Cognos
11 7 (2.13%) Google
12 5 (1.52%) Red Hat
12 5 (1.52%) Siemens
13 4 (1.22%) Epicor
13 4 (1.22%) Sage
14 3 (0.91%) Dataiku
14 3 (0.91%) IFS
14 3 (0.91%) Remedy
15 2 (0.61%) hybris