Manufacturing Jobs in the South West

Manufacturing
England > South West

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 6 months to 28 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
28 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 50 104 66
Rank change year-on-year +54 -38 +21
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 420 206 406
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 4.32% 3.07% 4.81%
As % of the General category 8.22% 4.85% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 287 127 297
10th Percentile £27,500 £35,000 £27,500
25th Percentile £32,329 £43,375 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £55,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -22.73% +22.22% -5.26%
75th Percentile £57,500 £69,375 £57,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £77,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% -7.41%

All General Skills
South West

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 West with a requirement for common skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 5,112 4,247 5,195
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South West 52.63% 63.22% 61.61%
Number of salaries quoted 3,467 2,311 3,145
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £33,500 £36,750 £37,117
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,238 £48,525
Median % change year-on-year -5.45% +3.53% +7.83%
75th Percentile £60,709 £67,285 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,000 £77,715
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +4.35%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in the South West

Manufacturing
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Manufacturing in the South West

Manufacturing
Salary Histogram in the South West

Salary distribution for jobs citing Manufacturing in the South West over the 6 months to 28 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Manufacturing in the South West

Manufacturing
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the South West region over the 6 months to 28 May 2024. 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
Jobs
Gloucestershire +41 99 £37,500 -33.04% 83
Bristol +16 85 £55,000 -8.33% 101
Wiltshire +25 76 £45,000 -18.18% 50
Dorset +18 70 £42,500 -34.62% 44
Devon +6 31 £38,750 -26.19% 84
Cornwall +9 26 £32,500 - 19
Somerset +20 24 £47,500 -13.64% 110
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (2.62%) Microsoft Exchange
1 11 (2.62%) SharePoint
2 3 (0.71%) Confluence
3 1 (0.24%) CMS
3 1 (0.24%) Drupal
3 1 (0.24%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 18 (4.29%) Microsoft Office
2 15 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.14%) Siemens NX
4 6 (1.43%) SOLIDWORKS
5 5 (1.19%) OrCAD
6 4 (0.95%) AutoCAD
6 4 (0.95%) Simulink
7 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.48%) GNU Octave
9 1 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.24%) PTC Creo
9 1 (0.24%) Revit
9 1 (0.24%) Solid Edge
9 1 (0.24%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 8 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.67%) SAP QM
3 2 (0.48%) Magento
4 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
4 1 (0.24%) SAP R/3
4 1 (0.24%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 41 (9.76%) Microsoft 365
2 26 (6.19%) Azure
3 12 (2.86%) AWS
3 12 (2.86%) Dynamics 365
4 7 (1.67%) Power Platform
5 6 (1.43%) OneDrive
6 4 (0.95%) Azure DevOps
7 3 (0.71%) Entra ID
7 3 (0.71%) WhatsApp
8 2 (0.48%) GitHub
8 2 (0.48%) SaaS
9 1 (0.24%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.24%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (0.24%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.05%) Firewall
2 16 (3.81%) LAN
2 16 (3.81%) WAN
3 15 (3.57%) Ethernet
4 13 (3.10%) RS-232
5 8 (1.90%) Wireless
6 6 (1.43%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (1.19%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.95%) NAS
9 3 (0.71%) Bluetooth
9 3 (0.71%) DHCP
9 3 (0.71%) DNS
9 3 (0.71%) RS-485
9 3 (0.71%) Software-Defined Radio
9 3 (0.71%) ZigBee
10 2 (0.48%) Network Security
10 2 (0.48%) Structured Cabling
10 2 (0.48%) VLAN
10 2 (0.48%) VPN
10 2 (0.48%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (2.62%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (1.67%) Power BI
2 7 (1.67%) SQLite
3 6 (1.43%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.48%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.24%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (0.24%) MySQL
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.24%) SAP BW
5 1 (0.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (4.29%) Git
2 12 (2.86%) LabVIEW
3 10 (2.38%) Subversion
4 7 (1.67%) Eclipse
4 7 (1.67%) Visual Studio
5 5 (1.19%) JIRA
6 3 (0.71%) Rational DOORS
7 2 (0.48%) PetaLinux
7 2 (0.48%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 84 (20.00%) Aerospace
2 59 (14.05%) Social Skills
3 57 (13.57%) Finance
4 43 (10.24%) Pharmaceutical
5 41 (9.76%) Electronics
6 32 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (6.19%) Marketing
8 21 (5.00%) Advertising
9 19 (4.52%) Retail
10 18 (4.29%) Public Sector
10 18 (4.29%) Telecoms
11 17 (4.05%) Automotive
12 16 (3.81%) Organisational Skills
13 14 (3.33%) Legal
14 10 (2.38%) Aviation
14 10 (2.38%) Inclusion and Diversity
15 7 (1.67%) Military
16 4 (0.95%) Influencing Skills
17 3 (0.71%) Aeronautics
17 3 (0.71%) Banking
Job Titles
1 61 (14.52%) Senior
2 58 (13.81%) Software Engineer
3 31 (7.38%) Systems Engineer
4 30 (7.14%) Lead
5 26 (6.19%) Senior Software Engineer
6 23 (5.48%) Programmer
7 20 (4.76%) Project Manager
8 19 (4.52%) Quality Engineer
9 18 (4.29%) Manufacturing Engineer
9 18 (4.29%) QA Engineer
10 17 (4.05%) Quality Manager
11 15 (3.57%) Analyst
11 15 (3.57%) Developer
11 15 (3.57%) QA Manager
12 14 (3.33%) Administrator
12 14 (3.33%) Support Engineer
13 13 (3.10%) Embedded Engineer
13 13 (3.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 13 (3.10%) QA Specialist
13 13 (3.10%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (1.90%) Django
1 8 (1.90%) HTML
2 5 (1.19%) Qt
2 5 (1.19%) Vue
3 4 (0.95%) Node.js
3 4 (0.95%) REST
4 3 (0.71%) .NET
5 2 (0.48%) Flask
5 2 (0.48%) POSIX
5 2 (0.48%) RESTful
5 2 (0.48%) WCF
5 2 (0.48%) Yocto
6 1 (0.24%) Laravel
6 1 (0.24%) React
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.76%) FMCG
2 17 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (2.62%) Analogue Electronics
3 11 (2.62%) Analytical Mindset
3 11 (2.62%) Driving Licence
3 11 (2.62%) FPGA
4 8 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (1.90%) Robotics
5 7 (1.67%) Biopharmaceutical
5 7 (1.67%) NHS
6 6 (1.43%) VHDL
7 5 (1.19%) Fibre Optics
7 5 (1.19%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.95%) Algorithms
8 4 (0.95%) Product Ownership
9 3 (0.71%) 3D Printing
9 3 (0.71%) CPLD
9 3 (0.71%) IoT
9 3 (0.71%) Life Science
9 3 (0.71%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 34 (8.10%) Windows
2 31 (7.38%) Linux
3 18 (4.29%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.14%) Windows 10
5 3 (0.71%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 2 (0.48%) Android
6 2 (0.48%) FreeRTOS
6 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.24%) VMS
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (16.19%) Software Engineering
2 47 (11.19%) Problem-Solving
3 35 (8.33%) Coaching
4 34 (8.10%) Continuous Improvement
5 31 (7.38%) Validation
6 30 (7.14%) ERP
7 29 (6.90%) Project Management
8 27 (6.43%) Mentoring
9 26 (6.19%) CAPA
10 24 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 24 (5.71%) Supplier Management
11 21 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
12 17 (4.05%) Computer Science
12 17 (4.05%) Customer Service
12 17 (4.05%) Line Management
12 17 (4.05%) Programme Management
12 17 (4.05%) QMS
13 15 (3.57%) Commercialisation
14 14 (3.33%) CAD
14 14 (3.33%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 25 (5.95%) Python
2 21 (5.00%) SQL
3 17 (4.05%) C
3 17 (4.05%) C++
4 12 (2.86%) JavaScript
5 9 (2.14%) PHP
6 8 (1.90%) Java
7 7 (1.67%) Bash
7 7 (1.67%) C#
7 7 (1.67%) TypeScript
8 6 (1.43%) MATLAB
9 4 (0.95%) Ada
9 4 (0.95%) Embedded C
9 4 (0.95%) Embedded C++
10 2 (0.48%) RPG
10 2 (0.48%) RPG IV
10 2 (0.48%) Shell Script
10 2 (0.48%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.24%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.24%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 96 (22.86%) Degree
2 24 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 13 (3.10%) SC Cleared
5 8 (1.90%) HND
6 6 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (1.43%) HNC
7 4 (0.95%) CCNA
8 3 (0.71%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.71%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.48%) CCDA
9 2 (0.48%) CCDP
9 2 (0.48%) CISA
9 2 (0.48%) CISSP
9 2 (0.48%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.24%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.24%) CISM
10 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.24%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (21.67%) QA
2 34 (8.10%) GMP
3 12 (2.86%) ISO 13485
3 12 (2.86%) ISO 9001
4 8 (1.90%) SLA
5 4 (0.95%) PMO
6 3 (0.71%) Accessibility
6 3 (0.71%) GDPR
7 2 (0.48%) HIPAA
7 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 17025
7 2 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.48%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.24%) GAMP
8 1 (0.24%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.24%) NIST
8 1 (0.24%) SOC 2
System Software
1 18 (4.29%) Firmware
2 15 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 11 (2.62%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (1.67%) Embedded Firmware
6 1 (0.24%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (0.71%) FortiGate
1 3 (0.71%) SCCM
2 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.24%) Functional Safety
3 1 (0.24%) Nessus
Vendors
1 38 (9.05%) Microsoft
2 24 (5.71%) SAP
3 12 (2.86%) Cisco
3 12 (2.86%) VMware
4 9 (2.14%) Siemens
5 7 (1.67%) HP
5 7 (1.67%) Oracle
6 6 (1.43%) Aruba
7 5 (1.19%) Allen-Bradley
7 5 (1.19%) IFS
8 4 (0.95%) Veeam
9 3 (0.71%) Ekahau
9 3 (0.71%) Samsung
9 3 (0.71%) Xilinx
10 2 (0.48%) IBM
10 2 (0.48%) SonicWALL
11 1 (0.24%) Infor
11 1 (0.24%) Progress
11 1 (0.24%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.24%) Splunk