Period
to 22 October 2021

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 6 months to 22 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
22 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 34 44 63
Rank change year-on-year +10 +19 -3
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 28 4 15
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Staffordshire 4.94% 1.37% 2.33%
As % of the General category 6.93% 2.65% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 7
10th Percentile £35,500 £30,050 £29,100
25th Percentile £36,250 £31,625 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £33,500 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year +19.40% -10.67% -18.92%
75th Percentile £42,500 £35,063 £38,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £36,525 £43,350
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £51,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.44% +13.89% +4.65%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 404 151 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 71.25% 51.71% 43.88%
Number of salaries quoted 280 135 236
10th Percentile £22,750 £29,500 £21,000
25th Percentile £31,813 £35,092 £26,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £45,000 £36,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.56% +25.00% -5.26%
75th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £51,250
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +4.65%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Manufacturing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in Staffordshire

Manufacturing
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Manufacturing in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Manufacturing in Staffordshire

Manufacturing
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Manufacturing in Staffordshire over the 6 months to 22 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Manufacturing in Staffordshire

Manufacturing
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 22 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 16 £40,000 - 10
Tamworth - 3 £52,500 - 6
Lichfield -3 1 £32,000 -4.48% 1
Manufacturing
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 14 (50.00%) Logistics
2 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 9 (32.14%) Windows
3 8 (28.57%) PRMS
3 8 (28.57%) RPG
3 8 (28.57%) PhD
3 8 (28.57%) EDI
3 8 (28.57%) VB
3 8 (28.57%) FTP
3 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 8 (28.57%) Aerospace
3 8 (28.57%) Migration
3 8 (28.57%) Games
3 8 (28.57%) Econometrics
3 8 (28.57%) Statistical Analysis
3 8 (28.57%) Statistics
3 8 (28.57%) Animation
3 8 (28.57%) Mathematics
3 8 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
3 8 (28.57%) Regression Analysis
3 8 (28.57%) iSeries
3 8 (28.57%) Mathematical Modelling
3 8 (28.57%) Humanities
4 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (25.00%) VMware
4 7 (25.00%) LAN
4 7 (25.00%) Back Office
4 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (21.43%) Cisco
5 6 (21.43%) FMCG

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Business Applications
1 8 (28.57%) PRMS
2 3 (10.71%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft 365
1 1 (3.57%) Power Platform
1 1 (3.57%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 8 (28.57%) FTP
2 7 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (3.57%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) Power BI
1 1 (3.57%) SAP BW
General
1 8 (28.57%) Aerospace
1 8 (28.57%) Games
1 8 (28.57%) Humanities
1 8 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 7 (25.00%) Back Office
3 3 (10.71%) Finance
3 3 (10.71%) Retail
4 1 (3.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 9 (32.14%) Analyst
2 8 (28.57%) Analyst Programmer
2 8 (28.57%) Mathematical Modeller
2 8 (28.57%) Programmer
2 8 (28.57%) RPG Analyst Programmer
2 8 (28.57%) RPG Programmer
3 5 (17.86%) IT Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) IT Support
3 5 (17.86%) IT Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Project Manager
5 2 (7.14%) ERP Manager
5 2 (7.14%) ERP Project Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Support Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence Lead
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Desktop Support
6 1 (3.57%) Power BI Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (28.57%) EDI
2 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Animation
1 8 (28.57%) iSeries
2 6 (21.43%) FMCG
3 3 (10.71%) Legacy Systems
Operating Systems
1 9 (32.14%) Windows
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
2 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Logistics
2 8 (28.57%) Artificial Intelligence
2 8 (28.57%) Econometrics
2 8 (28.57%) Mathematical Modelling
2 8 (28.57%) Mathematics
2 8 (28.57%) Migration
2 8 (28.57%) Regression Analysis
2 8 (28.57%) Statistical Analysis
2 8 (28.57%) Statistics
3 6 (21.43%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (14.29%) ERP
5 3 (10.71%) Project Management
6 2 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (7.14%) ITIL
7 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (3.57%) IT Asset Management
7 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
7 1 (3.57%) Process Improvement
7 1 (3.57%) QMS
7 1 (3.57%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (32.14%) SQL
2 8 (28.57%) RPG
2 8 (28.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (25.00%) VMware
2 6 (21.43%) Cisco
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
4 1 (3.57%) IFS
4 1 (3.57%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) SAP