Period
to 24 October 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 24 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
England > South East
6 months to
24 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 158 162 132
Rank change year-on-year +4 -30 +27
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 402 141 626
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.24% 1.76% 2.47%
As % of the General category 4.16% 4.13% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 292 119 440
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £41,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09% +10.00%
75th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £77,375 £70,160 £77,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 9,668 3,414 12,237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 53.86% 42.55% 48.34%
Number of salaries quoted 5,718 2,678 9,378
10th Percentile £28,750 £29,388 £27,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £49,000
Median % change year-on-year - +2.04% +3.16%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
90th Percentile £78,825 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £58,000 £57,500 £54,000
% change year-on-year +0.87% +6.48% +2.86%

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 24 October 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 24 October 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 0 166 £52,500 -4.55% 78
Berkshire -15 78 £62,500 -7.41% 27
Kent +23 77 £45,000 +5.88% 31
Surrey -43 66 £57,500 +21.05% 15
Oxfordshire +17 65 £50,000 +5.26% 30
Hampshire -104 42 £42,000 -35.38% 41
West Sussex 0 25 £40,000 -13.04% 26
Buckinghamshire -54 23 £50,000 -9.09% 21
Sussex - 9 £70,000 -
East Sussex -40 7 £40,000 -8.05% 10
Isle of Wight - 5 £33,000 -
Home Counties - 2 £100,000 -
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 139 (34.58%) Finance
2 122 (30.35%) Degree
3 108 (26.87%) SAP
4 105 (26.12%) Business Intelligence
5 102 (25.37%) Social Skills
6 88 (21.89%) Problem-Solving
7 87 (21.64%) Marketing
8 80 (19.90%) Electronics
9 77 (19.15%) Telecoms
10 73 (18.16%) Agile Software Development
11 72 (17.91%) Public Sector
12 70 (17.41%) Digital Marketing
12 70 (17.41%) Programme Management
13 64 (15.92%) ERP
14 60 (14.93%) Azure
15 58 (14.43%) SQL
16 54 (13.43%) Software Testing
17 49 (12.19%) JavaScript
17 49 (12.19%) Analytical Skills
18 48 (11.94%) Microsoft
19 47 (11.69%) C#
20 45 (11.19%) Continuous Improvement
21 44 (10.95%) Software Engineering
22 42 (10.45%) Computer Science
22 42 (10.45%) .NET
23 38 (9.45%) HTML
23 38 (9.45%) Mathematics
23 38 (9.45%) Analytics
24 35 (8.71%) Data Management
24 35 (8.71%) Automotive

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 15 (3.73%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.49%) SAS
3 8 (1.99%) WordPress
4 4 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (1.00%) MS Exchange
5 3 (0.75%) Apache
5 3 (0.75%) Confluence
5 3 (0.75%) nginx
5 3 (0.75%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 26 (6.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 22 (5.47%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (2.99%) SOLIDWORKS
4 8 (1.99%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (1.00%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 19 (4.73%) NetSuite
2 17 (4.23%) SAP S/4HANA
3 10 (2.49%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (1.99%) Magento
5 7 (1.74%) SAP MDG
6 6 (1.49%) Infor M3
6 6 (1.49%) SAP Business One
6 6 (1.49%) SAP IBP
6 6 (1.49%) SAP VC
7 5 (1.24%) Distributed Ledger
7 5 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
8 4 (1.00%) Cognos Controller
8 4 (1.00%) Infor CloudSuite
8 4 (1.00%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
8 4 (1.00%) Infor CRM
8 4 (1.00%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
9 2 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.50%) Oracle BPM
10 1 (0.25%) Hyperion Planning
10 1 (0.25%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 60 (14.93%) Azure
2 33 (8.21%) AWS
3 25 (6.22%) Microsoft 365
4 20 (4.98%) Dynamics 365
4 20 (4.98%) Power Platform
5 17 (4.23%) GCP
6 14 (3.48%) SaaS
7 11 (2.74%) Serverless
8 8 (1.99%) Azure Event Grid
8 8 (1.99%) Azure Functions
8 8 (1.99%) Cloudflare
8 8 (1.99%) Google Analytics
9 4 (1.00%) Amazon SQS
10 3 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.75%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.75%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (0.75%) PaaS
10 3 (0.75%) Power Automate
11 2 (0.50%) IaaS
11 2 (0.50%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.22%) Firewall
2 17 (4.23%) LAN
3 16 (3.98%) VPN
3 16 (3.98%) WAN
4 9 (2.24%) DNS
4 9 (2.24%) VoIP
4 9 (2.24%) WLAN
5 8 (1.99%) DHCP
5 8 (1.99%) SD-WAN
6 6 (1.49%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.49%) Wireless
7 5 (1.24%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (1.24%) Network Security
8 4 (1.00%) SCCP
8 4 (1.00%) SSH
9 3 (0.75%) Cisco Nexus
9 3 (0.75%) FTP
10 1 (0.25%) 4G
10 1 (0.25%) 5G
10 1 (0.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.46%) SQL Server
2 20 (4.98%) MySQL
3 19 (4.73%) Power BI
3 19 (4.73%) Relational Database
4 15 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (2.99%) NoSQL
7 10 (2.49%) QlikView
8 7 (1.74%) CouchDB
8 7 (1.74%) RDBMS
9 6 (1.49%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.24%) Blockchain
10 5 (1.24%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.00%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 4 (1.00%) NewSQL
11 4 (1.00%) Tableau
12 3 (0.75%) InterSystems Cache
13 2 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.50%) Spotfire
13 2 (0.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (3.98%) Git (software)
2 11 (2.74%) JIRA
3 10 (2.49%) Selenium
4 8 (1.99%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.74%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.49%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (1.00%) Postman
7 4 (1.00%) Visual Studio Code
7 4 (1.00%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.75%) Cypress.io
8 3 (0.75%) Eclipse
8 3 (0.75%) IntelliJ
8 3 (0.75%) JUnit
8 3 (0.75%) Maven
8 3 (0.75%) MSTest
9 2 (0.50%) LabVIEW
10 1 (0.25%) Bugzilla
10 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.25%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.25%) Rational DOORS
General
1 139 (34.58%) Finance
2 102 (25.37%) Social Skills
3 87 (21.64%) Marketing
4 80 (19.90%) Electronics
5 77 (19.15%) Telecoms
6 72 (17.91%) Public Sector
7 49 (12.19%) Analytical Skills
8 35 (8.71%) Automotive
9 21 (5.22%) Retail
10 19 (4.73%) Legal
10 19 (4.73%) Pharmaceutical
11 11 (2.74%) French Language
12 8 (1.99%) Aerospace
12 8 (1.99%) German Language
12 8 (1.99%) Influencing Skills
12 8 (1.99%) Multimedia
12 8 (1.99%) Presentation Skills
13 5 (1.24%) Back Office
13 5 (1.24%) Law
14 4 (1.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (12.94%) Developer
2 44 (10.95%) Analyst
3 31 (7.71%) Software Engineer
4 23 (5.72%) Development Engineer
4 23 (5.72%) Senior Software Engineer
5 16 (3.98%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 16 (3.98%) Embedded Engineer
5 16 (3.98%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 16 (3.98%) Senior Developer
5 16 (3.98%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 15 (3.73%) Design Engineer
7 14 (3.48%) Network Engineer
8 13 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
9 12 (2.99%) Architect
9 12 (2.99%) Mechanical Design Engineer
9 12 (2.99%) Mechanical Engineer
10 11 (2.74%) Consultant
10 11 (2.74%) Security Engineer
10 11 (2.74%) Support Engineer
10 11 (2.74%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (10.45%) .NET
2 38 (9.45%) HTML
3 23 (5.72%) CSS
4 22 (5.47%) React
5 9 (2.24%) ASP.NET
5 9 (2.24%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (2.24%) JSON
5 9 (2.24%) Spring Boot
5 9 (2.24%) XML
6 8 (1.99%) KnockoutJS
6 8 (1.99%) LESS
7 6 (1.49%) AngularJS
7 6 (1.49%) Gherkin
7 6 (1.49%) WPF
8 5 (1.24%) Ext JS
8 5 (1.24%) Node.js
8 5 (1.24%) REST
8 5 (1.24%) Spring
8 5 (1.24%) WCF
9 4 (1.00%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 26 (6.47%) Algorithms
1 26 (6.47%) Self-Motivation
2 11 (2.74%) Data Centre
3 10 (2.49%) 3D Graphics
3 10 (2.49%) Life Science
4 9 (2.24%) EPoS
4 9 (2.24%) Legacy Systems
4 9 (2.24%) PKI
5 8 (1.99%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.74%) Linux Command Line
6 7 (1.74%) Mobile App
7 6 (1.49%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.24%) Analogue Electronics
8 5 (1.24%) FMCG
8 5 (1.24%) iPad
9 4 (1.00%) Biotechnology
9 4 (1.00%) mPOS
9 4 (1.00%) SCADA
9 4 (1.00%) Social Media
10 3 (0.75%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 30 (7.46%) Linux
2 23 (5.72%) Windows
3 8 (1.99%) Windows Server
4 7 (1.74%) Unix
5 4 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (1.00%) Ubuntu
5 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2019
6 3 (0.75%) VMS
6 3 (0.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (26.12%) Business Intelligence
2 88 (21.89%) Problem-Solving
3 73 (18.16%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (17.41%) Digital Marketing
4 70 (17.41%) Programme Management
5 64 (15.92%) ERP
6 54 (13.43%) Software Testing
7 45 (11.19%) Continuous Improvement
8 44 (10.95%) Software Engineering
9 42 (10.45%) Computer Science
10 38 (9.45%) Analytics
10 38 (9.45%) Mathematics
11 35 (8.71%) Data Management
12 33 (8.21%) Project Management
13 32 (7.96%) Artificial Intelligence
13 32 (7.96%) Mentoring
14 31 (7.71%) Scrum
15 30 (7.46%) Decision-Making
16 29 (7.21%) Full Stack Development
17 27 (6.72%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 58 (14.43%) SQL
2 49 (12.19%) JavaScript
3 47 (11.69%) C#
4 25 (6.22%) Java
5 24 (5.97%) C
6 21 (5.22%) Python
7 15 (3.73%) T-SQL
8 14 (3.48%) PowerShell
9 9 (2.24%) PHP
10 7 (1.74%) Cython
10 7 (1.74%) Perl
10 7 (1.74%) VB.NET
11 6 (1.49%) Kotlin
12 5 (1.24%) C++
12 5 (1.24%) TypeScript
12 5 (1.24%) VBA
13 4 (1.00%) MATLAB
13 4 (1.00%) VB
14 2 (0.50%) PL/SQL
15 1 (0.25%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 122 (30.35%) Degree
2 18 (4.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.49%) Numerate Degree
4 9 (2.24%) Master's Degree
5 6 (1.49%) PhD
6 5 (1.24%) CISSP
7 4 (1.00%) CISM
7 4 (1.00%) HNC
7 4 (1.00%) HND
7 4 (1.00%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.00%) SC Cleared
7 4 (1.00%) Security Cleared
8 3 (0.75%) ACCA
8 3 (0.75%) CIMA
8 3 (0.75%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.75%) MBA
8 3 (0.75%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.50%) AAT
9 2 (0.50%) IRCA
9 2 (0.50%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (4.73%) ISO 9001
1 19 (4.73%) QA
2 9 (2.24%) SLA
3 6 (1.49%) GMP
3 6 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.49%) NIST
4 5 (1.24%) GxP
4 5 (1.24%) PMO
5 4 (1.00%) COBIT
5 4 (1.00%) GDPR
6 3 (0.75%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.75%) GRC
6 3 (0.75%) ISO 13485
6 3 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 3 (0.75%) NEBOSH
7 1 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
7 1 (0.25%) Def Stans
7 1 (0.25%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.25%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 32 (7.96%) Active Directory
2 6 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.00%) Docker
4 3 (0.75%) Firmware
4 3 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (2.24%) Terraform
2 6 (1.49%) Ansible
3 4 (1.00%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.50%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.25%) BMC PATROL
5 1 (0.25%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.25%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 108 (26.87%) SAP
2 48 (11.94%) Microsoft
3 23 (5.72%) Oracle
4 19 (4.73%) Google
5 16 (3.98%) Cisco
5 16 (3.98%) JD Edwards
6 15 (3.73%) Databricks
7 14 (3.48%) VMware
8 13 (3.23%) Infor
9 10 (2.49%) Cognos
9 10 (2.49%) EMC
10 9 (2.24%) Epicor
11 8 (1.99%) IFS
11 8 (1.99%) Remedy
12 6 (1.49%) F5
13 5 (1.24%) Sage
13 5 (1.24%) Siemens
14 4 (1.00%) Red Hat
15 3 (0.75%) Apple
15 3 (0.75%) Cadence