Period
to 27 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 6 months to 27 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 138 123 108
Rank change year-on-year -15 -15 +4
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 1,576 2,306 3,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.29% 2.73% 2.97%
As % of the General category 6.83% 7.83% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,108 1,730 2,237
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £71,250 £72,500
UK median annual salary £48,240 £48,350 £48,500
% change year-on-year -0.23% -0.31% +5.43%

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 UK excluding London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 23,090 29,438 38,221
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 33.59% 34.79% 37.46%
Number of salaries quoted 16,912 21,909 29,508
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +4.65%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,312 £68,750
UK median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.91% +10.00% -

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Manufacturing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in the UK excluding London

Manufacturing
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manufacturing in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Manufacturing in the UK excluding London

Manufacturing
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Manufacturing in the UK excluding London

Manufacturing
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 27 February 2020. 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
South East +25 449 £49,250 -10.45% 285
North of England -35 346 £44,000 -2.22% 298
South West -23 287 £45,000 -3.74% 219
North West +3 237 £44,000 -2.22% 152
Midlands -56 203 £45,000 +5.88% 390
East of England +54 179 £45,000 - 177
West Midlands -27 121 £45,000 -10.00% 235
Yorkshire -54 86 £41,000 -3.53% 96
Scotland +41 85 £45,000 -13.88% 99
East Midlands -61 79 £42,500 +6.25% 153
North East -5 23 £42,500 -29.17% 50
Wales -32 23 £34,250 -19.41% 48
Northern Ireland +18 4 £26,000 -32.47% 6
Manufacturing
UK

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 553 (35.09%) Finance
2 510 (32.36%) SAP
3 435 (27.60%) Electronics
4 406 (25.76%) Business Intelligence
5 398 (25.25%) Marketing
6 384 (24.37%) Telecoms
7 363 (23.03%) Public Sector
8 351 (22.27%) Programme Management
9 350 (22.21%) Agile Software Development
10 347 (22.02%) Digital Marketing
11 322 (20.43%) Microsoft
12 320 (20.30%) Degree
13 296 (18.78%) JavaScript
14 289 (18.34%) SQL
15 249 (15.80%) SQL Server
16 245 (15.55%) Problem-Solving
17 244 (15.48%) Windows
18 242 (15.36%) C#
19 233 (14.78%) ERP
20 198 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
21 196 (12.44%) .NET
22 191 (12.12%) C++
23 181 (11.48%) Python
24 170 (10.79%) Retail
25 168 (10.66%) C
25 168 (10.66%) Linux
25 168 (10.66%) AngularJS
26 167 (10.60%) Java
27 152 (9.64%) HTML
28 147 (9.33%) Software Engineering

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 32 (2.03%) SharePoint
2 21 (1.33%) Apache
2 21 (1.33%) MS Exchange
3 20 (1.27%) Confluence
4 18 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (0.95%) CMS
6 13 (0.82%) IIS
7 10 (0.63%) Oracle Workflow
8 7 (0.44%) Apache Spark
9 6 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
9 6 (0.38%) JBoss
9 6 (0.38%) OpenStack
9 6 (0.38%) SAS
10 5 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
10 5 (0.32%) Skype for Business
10 5 (0.32%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.32%) Tornado
11 4 (0.25%) Liferay
11 4 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 3 (0.19%) Documentum
Applications
1 88 (5.58%) Microsoft Office
2 70 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 33 (2.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (1.33%) MS Visio
5 19 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
5 19 (1.21%) Simulink
6 11 (0.70%) SOLIDWORKS
7 10 (0.63%) AutoCAD
8 7 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.38%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.38%) Photoshop
9 6 (0.38%) SketchUp
10 4 (0.25%) Figma
10 4 (0.25%) OmniGraffle
10 4 (0.25%) Sketch
11 3 (0.19%) OrCAD
12 1 (0.063%) Abaqus
12 1 (0.063%) Camtasia
12 1 (0.063%) PTC Creo
12 1 (0.063%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 44 (2.79%) NetSuite
2 39 (2.47%) SAP S/4HANA
3 35 (2.22%) SAP PP
4 34 (2.16%) Dynamics AX
4 34 (2.16%) Oracle EBS
5 31 (1.97%) Dynamics NAV
6 25 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
7 23 (1.46%) Magento
8 21 (1.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 19 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
9 19 (1.21%) SAP SD
10 18 (1.14%) Oracle 11i
10 18 (1.14%) SAP MM
11 17 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
12 15 (0.95%) Oracle ERP
12 15 (0.95%) SAP CO
12 15 (0.95%) SAP FI
12 15 (0.95%) SAP FI/CO
13 14 (0.89%) SAP ERP
14 11 (0.70%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 133 (8.44%) Azure
2 85 (5.39%) AWS
3 71 (4.51%) Office 365
4 68 (4.31%) SaaS
5 53 (3.36%) Dynamics 365
6 37 (2.35%) Power Platform
7 32 (2.03%) GCP
8 11 (0.70%) OneDrive
9 9 (0.57%) Amazon Cognito
9 9 (0.57%) Azure Data Factory
9 9 (0.57%) PaaS
10 7 (0.44%) Serverless
11 6 (0.38%) Azure Stack
12 5 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
13 4 (0.25%) Amazon S3
13 4 (0.25%) SuccessFactors
14 3 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
14 3 (0.19%) GitHub
14 3 (0.19%) IaaS
14 3 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.36%) DNS
2 48 (3.05%) DHCP
3 45 (2.86%) TCP/IP
4 43 (2.73%) Internet
5 35 (2.22%) Firewall
6 25 (1.59%) WAN
7 24 (1.52%) LAN
8 20 (1.27%) Bluetooth
8 20 (1.27%) Wireless
9 19 (1.21%) SAN
10 16 (1.02%) Skype
11 15 (0.95%) SNA
12 14 (0.89%) Network Security
13 13 (0.82%) ZigBee
14 11 (0.70%) VLAN
14 11 (0.70%) VPN
15 10 (0.63%) NetScaler
15 10 (0.63%) VoIP
16 6 (0.38%) iSCSI
16 6 (0.38%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 249 (15.80%) SQL Server
2 48 (3.05%) MySQL
3 37 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
4 36 (2.28%) Power BI
4 36 (2.28%) Relational Database
5 31 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
5 31 (1.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 27 (1.71%) Big Data
8 25 (1.59%) Oracle Database
9 19 (1.21%) Data Mining
10 17 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
11 16 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 15 (0.95%) MongoDB
12 15 (0.95%) NoSQL
13 12 (0.76%) DB2
13 12 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (0.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 11 (0.70%) Hadoop
14 11 (0.70%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 128 (8.12%) Git (software)
2 88 (5.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 55 (3.49%) Visual Studio
4 40 (2.54%) JIRA
5 31 (1.97%) Jenkins
6 24 (1.52%) Subversion
7 23 (1.46%) Rational DOORS
8 22 (1.40%) JUnit
9 18 (1.14%) Maven
10 17 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 16 (1.02%) Selenium
12 15 (0.95%) Rational Rhapsody
13 10 (0.63%) Ant
13 10 (0.63%) Eclipse
14 9 (0.57%) IntelliJ
14 9 (0.57%) SonarQube
15 8 (0.51%) Android Studio
15 8 (0.51%) Cucumber
15 8 (0.51%) JMeter
15 8 (0.51%) Vagrant
General
1 553 (35.09%) Finance
2 435 (27.60%) Electronics
3 398 (25.25%) Marketing
4 384 (24.37%) Telecoms
5 363 (23.03%) Public Sector
6 170 (10.79%) Retail
7 84 (5.33%) Aerospace
8 58 (3.68%) Automotive
9 42 (2.66%) Legal
10 40 (2.54%) Military
11 15 (0.95%) Law
12 14 (0.89%) Games
13 13 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
14 10 (0.63%) German Language
15 9 (0.57%) Banking
15 9 (0.57%) Local Government
16 5 (0.32%) Polish Language
17 4 (0.25%) Spanish Language
18 3 (0.19%) Billing
18 3 (0.19%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 347 (22.02%) Developer
2 230 (14.59%) Analyst
3 119 (7.55%) Consultant
4 107 (6.79%) Software Developer
5 99 (6.28%) Architect
5 99 (6.28%) Software Engineer
6 97 (6.15%) .NET Developer
7 66 (4.19%) Senior Developer
8 63 (4.00%) C# Developer
9 59 (3.74%) Support Analyst
10 56 (3.55%) .NET Software Developer
10 56 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
11 51 (3.24%) IT Manager
11 51 (3.24%) IT Support
11 51 (3.24%) Project Manager
12 49 (3.11%) Administrator
12 49 (3.11%) Business Analyst
13 48 (3.05%) Java Developer
14 45 (2.86%) SAP Consultant
15 42 (2.66%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 196 (12.44%) .NET
2 168 (10.66%) AngularJS
3 152 (9.64%) HTML
4 121 (7.68%) CSS
5 119 (7.55%) Web Services
6 95 (6.03%) jQuery
7 79 (5.01%) ASP.NET
8 65 (4.12%) REST
9 62 (3.93%) React
10 59 (3.74%) Node.js
10 59 (3.74%) SOAP
11 57 (3.62%) HTML5
12 54 (3.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 51 (3.24%) .NET Core
14 47 (2.98%) CSS3
15 45 (2.86%) .NET Framework
16 43 (2.73%) WinForms
16 43 (2.73%) XML
17 37 (2.35%) JSON
18 32 (2.03%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 198 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
2 140 (8.88%) Management Information System
3 80 (5.08%) Greenfield Project
4 76 (4.82%) Self-Motivation
5 71 (4.51%) Life Science
6 41 (2.60%) FMCG
7 38 (2.41%) Algorithms
8 32 (2.03%) Clustering
9 29 (1.84%) Mobile App
10 24 (1.52%) Data Centre
10 24 (1.52%) User Experience
11 21 (1.33%) Robotics
12 20 (1.27%) Virtual Team
13 19 (1.21%) Blog
13 19 (1.21%) Driving Licence
14 18 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (1.02%) Embedded Systems
16 15 (0.95%) EMC VNX
16 15 (0.95%) Smart Meter
17 13 (0.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 244 (15.48%) Windows
2 168 (10.66%) Linux
3 89 (5.65%) Unix
4 64 (4.06%) Windows Server
5 41 (2.60%) Windows 10
6 36 (2.28%) Android
7 35 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 30 (1.90%) Windows 7
9 27 (1.71%) Embedded Linux
10 21 (1.33%) Windows 8
10 21 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
11 17 (1.08%) Apple iOS
11 17 (1.08%) Solaris
12 14 (0.89%) CentOS
13 9 (0.57%) Mac OS
14 6 (0.38%) HPUX
14 6 (0.38%) Ubuntu
15 5 (0.32%) Debian
15 5 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 5 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (25.76%) Business Intelligence
2 351 (22.27%) Programme Management
3 350 (22.21%) Agile Software Development
4 347 (22.02%) Digital Marketing
5 245 (15.55%) Problem-Solving
6 233 (14.78%) ERP
7 147 (9.33%) Software Engineering
8 133 (8.44%) Project Management
9 115 (7.30%) Mentoring
10 108 (6.85%) Computer Science
11 107 (6.79%) ITIL
12 98 (6.22%) Stakeholder Management
13 96 (6.09%) Logistics
14 94 (5.96%) Migration
15 90 (5.71%) Scrum
16 87 (5.52%) Analytics
17 85 (5.39%) DevOps
18 81 (5.14%) CRM
19 80 (5.08%) MVC
20 73 (4.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 296 (18.78%) JavaScript
2 289 (18.34%) SQL
3 242 (15.36%) C#
4 191 (12.12%) C++
5 181 (11.48%) Python
6 168 (10.66%) C
7 167 (10.60%) Java
8 53 (3.36%) T-SQL
9 50 (3.17%) PHP
10 47 (2.98%) Embedded C
11 46 (2.92%) MATLAB
12 35 (2.22%) TypeScript
13 34 (2.16%) Go
14 33 (2.09%) Bash Shell
15 30 (1.90%) VB
16 28 (1.78%) VB.NET
17 27 (1.71%) VB6
18 26 (1.65%) Shell Script
19 23 (1.46%) Perl
20 22 (1.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 320 (20.30%) Degree
2 100 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 78 (4.95%) SC Cleared
4 39 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
5 32 (2.03%) DV Cleared
6 20 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (1.21%) CCNA
7 19 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
7 19 (1.21%) HND
8 17 (1.08%) Master's Degree
9 15 (0.95%) CISSP
10 12 (0.76%) CESG Certified Professional
10 12 (0.76%) CISM
11 11 (0.70%) DBS Check
12 10 (0.63%) PhD
13 9 (0.57%) MCP
14 8 (0.51%) CLAS
14 8 (0.51%) IISP
14 8 (0.51%) ISTQB
14 8 (0.51%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (4.12%) QA
2 62 (3.93%) GDPR
3 58 (3.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 25 (1.59%) SLA
5 21 (1.33%) PMO
6 13 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 13 (0.82%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.70%) ISO 9001
7 11 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 15288
8 10 (0.63%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 9 (0.57%) Data Quality
9 9 (0.57%) RMADS
10 8 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 6 (0.38%) COBIT
11 6 (0.38%) GxP
12 5 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
13 4 (0.25%) BS25999
13 4 (0.25%) JSP 440
13 4 (0.25%) NIST
14 3 (0.19%) JTAG
System Software
1 124 (7.87%) Active Directory
2 66 (4.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 54 (3.43%) Docker
4 29 (1.84%) Hyper-V
5 24 (1.52%) Firmware
6 12 (0.76%) XenApp
7 9 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (0.51%) XenDesktop
9 7 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
10 6 (0.38%) VirtualBox
10 6 (0.38%) vSphere
11 3 (0.19%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.13%) HDFS
12 2 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.063%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.063%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (1.21%) Kubernetes
2 17 (1.08%) Ansible
2 17 (1.08%) SCCM
3 12 (0.76%) HP Quality Center
4 11 (0.70%) BMC PATROL
5 9 (0.57%) SCOM
6 8 (0.51%) Kibana
6 8 (0.51%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 7 (0.44%) logstash
7 7 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
7 7 (0.44%) Puppet
7 7 (0.44%) Terraform
7 7 (0.44%) WSUS
8 6 (0.38%) Nagios
8 6 (0.38%) NetBackup
8 6 (0.38%) SCOrch
9 5 (0.32%) Docker Swarm
9 5 (0.32%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (0.25%) Cacti
10 4 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 510 (32.36%) SAP
2 322 (20.43%) Microsoft
3 134 (8.50%) Oracle
4 126 (7.99%) VMware
5 42 (2.66%) Google
6 40 (2.54%) Cisco
7 30 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
8 28 (1.78%) Citrix
8 28 (1.78%) EMC
9 27 (1.71%) Xamarin
10 25 (1.59%) Red Hat
11 24 (1.52%) JD Edwards
12 23 (1.46%) Tableau
13 22 (1.40%) HP
13 22 (1.40%) IBM
14 21 (1.33%) Veeam
15 15 (0.95%) 3PAR
15 15 (0.95%) Isilon
16 13 (0.82%) Dell
16 13 (0.82%) Sage