Period
to 21 November 2019

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 21 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
21 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 119 103 83
Rank change year-on-year -16 -20 +29
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 2,118 2,766 3,758
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.72% 3.02% 3.71%
As % of the General category 8.11% 8.20% 9.74%
Number of salaries quoted 1,520 1,992 2,659
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £70,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 UK excluding London with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 26,130 33,730 38,596
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 33.61% 36.83% 38.15%
Number of salaries quoted 19,005 25,424 29,505
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - +2.27%
10th Percentile £27,262 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £67,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 21 November 2019.

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 21 November 2019. 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 +14 581 £50,000 - 260
North of England -18 481 £47,500 +5.56% 273
South West -6 450 £47,500 +3.26% 260
Midlands -41 318 £45,000 +5.88% 302
North West +1 315 £45,000 - 146
West Midlands -54 160 £45,500 +1.11% 193
East Midlands -21 153 £45,000 +5.88% 109
East of England -12 150 £48,750 +4.84% 182
Yorkshire -41 148 £45,000 +5.88% 98
Scotland +31 97 £44,000 -2.22% 79
Wales -18 32 £41,000 -3.53% 51
North East -6 21 £65,000 +8.33% 29
Northern Ireland +8 9 £32,500 -15.58% 9
Manufacturing
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2019, 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.

1 918 (43.34%) SAP
2 864 (40.79%) Finance
3 690 (32.58%) Electronics
4 663 (31.30%) Business Intelligence
5 616 (29.08%) Telecoms
6 600 (28.33%) Marketing
7 575 (27.15%) Public Sector
8 568 (26.82%) Programme Management
9 563 (26.58%) Digital Marketing
10 518 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
11 423 (19.97%) Microsoft
12 415 (19.59%) Degree
13 386 (18.22%) SQL
14 355 (16.76%) SQL Server
15 334 (15.77%) ERP
16 329 (15.53%) C#
17 325 (15.34%) JavaScript
18 319 (15.06%) Problem-Solving
19 277 (13.08%) Windows
20 255 (12.04%) Python
21 253 (11.95%) .NET
22 237 (11.19%) Linux
23 236 (11.14%) Analytical Skills
24 229 (10.81%) Project Management
25 216 (10.20%) Java
26 206 (9.73%) C++
27 192 (9.07%) ITIL
28 189 (8.92%) VMware
29 188 (8.88%) Oracle
30 181 (8.55%) AngularJS

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 67 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 44 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 42 (1.98%) Confluence
4 23 (1.09%) Apache
5 21 (0.99%) Skype for Business
6 15 (0.71%) Apache Spark
6 15 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
7 14 (0.66%) IIS
8 13 (0.61%) CMS
9 12 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2010
10 11 (0.52%) JBoss
10 11 (0.52%) WordPress
11 10 (0.47%) IBM Notes
12 8 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
12 8 (0.38%) Tomcat
13 6 (0.28%) Mule
13 6 (0.28%) Mule ESB
13 6 (0.28%) SAS
14 5 (0.24%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 79 (3.73%) Microsoft Office
2 66 (3.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (1.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (1.23%) Microsoft Project
5 17 (0.80%) Simulink
6 16 (0.76%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
7 11 (0.52%) SOLIDWORKS
8 10 (0.47%) Sketch
9 7 (0.33%) Figma
9 7 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
10 5 (0.24%) Photoshop
11 3 (0.14%) Flinto
11 3 (0.14%) InfoPath
11 3 (0.14%) InVision
12 2 (0.094%) Abaqus
13 1 (0.047%) AutoCAD
13 1 (0.047%) FrameMaker
13 1 (0.047%) PaintShop Pro
13 1 (0.047%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 87 (4.11%) SAP S/4HANA
2 66 (3.12%) SAP PP
3 53 (2.50%) SAP ERP
4 47 (2.22%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 42 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
5 42 (1.98%) SAP SD
6 41 (1.94%) NetSuite
7 39 (1.84%) Dynamics NAV
7 39 (1.84%) SAP MM
8 37 (1.75%) SAP FI
9 35 (1.65%) SAP CO
9 35 (1.65%) SAP FI/CO
10 26 (1.23%) Oracle EBS
10 26 (1.23%) SAP SCM
11 22 (1.04%) Oracle ERP
11 22 (1.04%) SAP APO
12 20 (0.94%) Oracle EBS R12
12 20 (0.94%) SAP EWM
12 20 (0.94%) SAP IBP
12 20 (0.94%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 171 (8.07%) AWS
2 163 (7.70%) Azure
3 94 (4.44%) SaaS
4 77 (3.64%) Office 365
5 56 (2.64%) GCP
6 46 (2.17%) Dynamics 365
6 46 (2.17%) Power Platform
7 30 (1.42%) Serverless
8 20 (0.94%) OneDrive
9 16 (0.76%) npm
10 15 (0.71%) Amazon Cognito
10 15 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
10 15 (0.71%) AWS CodePipeline
10 15 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
10 15 (0.71%) GitHub
10 15 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 13 (0.61%) Boomi
11 13 (0.61%) PaaS
12 12 (0.57%) Azure Stack
13 10 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 75 (3.54%) DNS
2 69 (3.26%) WAN
3 68 (3.21%) Firewall
4 64 (3.02%) LAN
5 63 (2.97%) DHCP
6 62 (2.93%) TCP/IP
7 45 (2.12%) Internet
8 43 (2.03%) VoIP
9 42 (1.98%) Wi-Fi
10 40 (1.89%) Skype
11 39 (1.84%) Wireless
12 33 (1.56%) PABX
13 28 (1.32%) VPN
14 24 (1.13%) Network Security
15 22 (1.04%) SAN
16 20 (0.94%) IP Telephony
16 20 (0.94%) VLAN
17 17 (0.80%) Cisco IPT
18 12 (0.57%) NetScaler
19 11 (0.52%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 355 (16.76%) SQL Server
2 73 (3.45%) MySQL
3 56 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
4 54 (2.55%) Relational Database
5 52 (2.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 45 (2.12%) Power BI
7 41 (1.94%) DB2
8 40 (1.89%) Oracle Database
8 40 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
9 39 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 37 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
11 32 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
12 30 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 28 (1.32%) Big Data
14 25 (1.18%) QlikView
15 24 (1.13%) MongoDB
15 24 (1.13%) SAP HANA
16 23 (1.09%) BigQuery
17 20 (0.94%) Amazon Redshift
18 18 (0.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 166 (7.84%) Git (software)
2 91 (4.30%) JIRA
3 78 (3.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 58 (2.74%) Visual Studio
5 39 (1.84%) Jenkins
6 36 (1.70%) JUnit
7 35 (1.65%) Selenium
8 30 (1.42%) MSI
9 26 (1.23%) Maven
10 25 (1.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 22 (1.04%) Cucumber
11 22 (1.04%) TeamCity
12 20 (0.94%) webpack
13 19 (0.90%) Jasmine
13 19 (0.90%) SpecFlow
13 19 (0.90%) WebDriver
14 18 (0.85%) Rational DOORS
14 18 (0.85%) Subversion
15 17 (0.80%) Mocha
15 17 (0.80%) Oracle Forms
General
1 864 (40.79%) Finance
2 690 (32.58%) Electronics
3 616 (29.08%) Telecoms
4 600 (28.33%) Marketing
5 575 (27.15%) Public Sector
6 172 (8.12%) Retail
7 80 (3.78%) Aerospace
8 64 (3.02%) Automotive
9 45 (2.12%) Military
10 30 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
11 22 (1.04%) Games
12 17 (0.80%) Banking
13 15 (0.71%) Legal
14 14 (0.66%) General Ledger
14 14 (0.66%) German Language
15 11 (0.52%) Local Government
16 10 (0.47%) Law
17 9 (0.42%) French Language
18 8 (0.38%) Spanish Language
19 7 (0.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 463 (21.86%) Developer
2 298 (14.07%) Analyst
3 191 (9.02%) Consultant
4 160 (7.55%) Architect
5 129 (6.09%) Software Developer
6 115 (5.43%) .NET Developer
7 104 (4.91%) SAP Consultant
8 103 (4.86%) Project Manager
9 89 (4.20%) Software Engineer
10 84 (3.97%) Business Analyst
11 83 (3.92%) IT Manager
12 76 (3.59%) Senior Developer
13 68 (3.21%) Solutions Architect
14 62 (2.93%) C# Developer
15 60 (2.83%) SAP Analyst
16 57 (2.69%) .NET Software Developer
16 57 (2.69%) Administrator
17 53 (2.50%) Java Developer
18 52 (2.46%) Support Analyst
19 51 (2.41%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (11.95%) .NET
2 181 (8.55%) AngularJS
3 178 (8.40%) HTML
4 159 (7.51%) CSS
5 134 (6.33%) Web Services
6 127 (6.00%) ASP.NET
7 96 (4.53%) jQuery
8 75 (3.54%) REST
9 69 (3.26%) XML
10 68 (3.21%) ASP.NET MVC
10 68 (3.21%) React
10 68 (3.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 65 (3.07%) .NET Core
12 62 (2.93%) JSON
13 58 (2.74%) HTML5
14 57 (2.69%) Node.js
14 57 (2.69%) SOAP
15 49 (2.31%) Spring
16 48 (2.27%) CSS3
17 45 (2.12%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 236 (11.14%) Analytical Skills
2 142 (6.70%) Management Information System
3 119 (5.62%) Self-Motivation
4 92 (4.34%) Life Science
5 85 (4.01%) Greenfield Project
6 77 (3.64%) User Experience
7 73 (3.45%) FMCG
8 62 (2.93%) Data Centre
9 48 (2.27%) Algorithms
10 36 (1.70%) Public Cloud
11 34 (1.61%) Clustering
12 32 (1.51%) Mobile App
13 28 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
14 27 (1.27%) Blog
15 18 (0.85%) Robotics
16 17 (0.80%) Data Structures
17 16 (0.76%) Driving Licence
17 16 (0.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
17 16 (0.76%) Virtual Team
18 14 (0.66%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 277 (13.08%) Windows
2 237 (11.19%) Linux
3 112 (5.29%) Unix
4 95 (4.49%) Windows Server
5 47 (2.22%) Windows 10
6 43 (2.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 35 (1.65%) Windows 7
8 34 (1.61%) Android
9 30 (1.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (1.27%) CentOS
11 22 (1.04%) Windows 8
12 20 (0.94%) Apple iOS
13 18 (0.85%) Solaris
14 17 (0.80%) HPUX
15 14 (0.66%) Mac OS
16 11 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 10 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
18 9 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
19 6 (0.28%) Ubuntu
20 5 (0.24%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 663 (31.30%) Business Intelligence
2 568 (26.82%) Programme Management
3 563 (26.58%) Digital Marketing
4 518 (24.46%) Agile Software Development
5 334 (15.77%) ERP
6 319 (15.06%) Problem-Solving
7 229 (10.81%) Project Management
8 192 (9.07%) ITIL
9 150 (7.08%) Software Engineering
10 146 (6.89%) Stakeholder Management
11 135 (6.37%) Scrum
12 131 (6.19%) Mentoring
13 125 (5.90%) Logistics
14 124 (5.85%) MVC
15 122 (5.76%) Migration
16 117 (5.52%) CRM
17 108 (5.10%) DevOps
18 106 (5.00%) Computer Science
19 100 (4.72%) TDD
20 96 (4.53%) OO
Programming Languages
1 386 (18.22%) SQL
2 329 (15.53%) C#
3 325 (15.34%) JavaScript
4 255 (12.04%) Python
5 216 (10.20%) Java
6 206 (9.73%) C++
7 126 (5.95%) C
8 87 (4.11%) PHP
9 82 (3.87%) T-SQL
10 58 (2.74%) TypeScript
11 42 (1.98%) MATLAB
12 35 (1.65%) PowerShell
13 34 (1.61%) Go
14 33 (1.56%) PL/SQL
15 30 (1.42%) ABAP
16 28 (1.32%) VB
17 26 (1.23%) Bash Shell
17 26 (1.23%) Shell Script
18 25 (1.18%) Perl
18 25 (1.18%) R
Qualifications
1 415 (19.59%) Degree
2 143 (6.75%) Security Cleared
3 107 (5.05%) SC Cleared
4 51 (2.41%) DV Cleared
5 44 (2.08%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (1.79%) CCNA
7 33 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
7 33 (1.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 33 (1.56%) PMP
8 32 (1.51%) PMI Certification
9 31 (1.46%) AWS Certification
10 30 (1.42%) HND
11 29 (1.37%) PhD
11 29 (1.37%) TOGAF Certification
12 24 (1.13%) MCSA
13 23 (1.09%) CISSP
14 19 (0.90%) ISTQB
15 17 (0.80%) CCNP
15 17 (0.80%) CISM
16 16 (0.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (4.11%) QA
2 56 (2.64%) GDPR
3 53 (2.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (1.70%) SLA
5 26 (1.23%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 21 (0.99%) PMO
7 17 (0.80%) COBIT
7 17 (0.80%) Data Quality
8 13 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 12 (0.57%) PCI DSS
10 10 (0.47%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 10 (0.47%) ISO 9001
10 10 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 15288
11 8 (0.38%) RMADS
12 7 (0.33%) Cyber Essentials
12 7 (0.33%) NIST
13 5 (0.24%) PMBOK
14 4 (0.19%) JSP 440
14 4 (0.19%) P3O
15 3 (0.14%) JTAG
System Software
1 164 (7.74%) Active Directory
2 97 (4.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 57 (2.69%) Docker
3 57 (2.69%) Hyper-V
4 43 (2.03%) Microsoft App-V
5 37 (1.75%) Firmware
6 15 (0.71%) XenApp
7 12 (0.57%) XenDesktop
8 10 (0.47%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (0.42%) vSphere
10 6 (0.28%) Terminal Services
10 6 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
11 3 (0.14%) vCloud
11 3 (0.14%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.094%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.047%) BitLocker
13 1 (0.047%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 29 (1.37%) IBM BigFix
2 28 (1.32%) SCCM
3 20 (0.94%) Terraform
4 19 (0.90%) SCOM
5 15 (0.71%) Ansible
6 14 (0.66%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 13 (0.61%) Nagios
8 12 (0.57%) Kubernetes
8 12 (0.57%) Puppet
8 12 (0.57%) SCOrch
9 11 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
9 11 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
10 10 (0.47%) BMC PATROL
10 10 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
10 10 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
11 9 (0.42%) Kibana
11 9 (0.42%) logstash
12 8 (0.38%) Microsoft Intune
13 6 (0.28%) Cacti
14 5 (0.24%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 918 (43.34%) SAP
2 423 (19.97%) Microsoft
3 189 (8.92%) VMware
4 188 (8.88%) Oracle
5 82 (3.87%) Cisco
6 76 (3.59%) Citrix
7 60 (2.83%) JD Edwards
8 56 (2.64%) Google
8 56 (2.64%) IBM
9 45 (2.12%) Tableau
10 42 (1.98%) EMC
11 35 (1.65%) Aruba
12 26 (1.23%) Sage
13 21 (0.99%) Atlassian
13 21 (0.99%) Red Hat
14 20 (0.94%) Xamarin
15 19 (0.90%) hybris
15 19 (0.90%) Informatica
16 18 (0.85%) HP
17 17 (0.80%) Salesforce.com