Period
to 15 December 2018

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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 106 86 111
Rank change year-on-year -20 +25 +2
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 2,641 3,575 3,027
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 3.00% 3.53% 2.81%
As % of the General category 8.87% 9.76% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1,887 2,531 2,324
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,250 £68,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 29,764 36,625 38,644
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 33.83% 36.20% 35.94%
Number of salaries quoted 22,229 28,047 30,157
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.84% +2.00% -

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 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 2018. 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
North of England -27 640 £45,000 - 268
South East -18 598 £50,000 - 300
Midlands -1 528 £42,500 - 360
South West -15 500 £47,500 - 277
North West -37 366 £45,000 -1.10% 135
West Midlands -28 282 £47,500 +1.06% 207
East of England -4 246 £45,000 +5.88% 166
East Midlands +33 244 £42,500 +6.25% 152
Yorkshire +45 229 £42,500 +6.25% 98
Scotland -2 79 £45,500 +13.75% 50
Wales -21 48 £42,500 +25.00% 76
North East -41 45 £60,000 +26.32% 35
Northern Ireland -22 6 £38,500 +28.33% 4
Channel Islands - 3 £72,500 -
Manufacturing
UK

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, 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 1,062 (40.21%) SAP
2 1,034 (39.15%) Finance
3 764 (28.93%) Electronics
4 738 (27.94%) Business Intelligence
5 724 (27.41%) Marketing
6 655 (24.80%) Telecoms
7 641 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
8 632 (23.93%) Programme Management
9 623 (23.59%) Digital Marketing
10 592 (22.42%) Microsoft
11 528 (19.99%) Degree
12 515 (19.50%) C#
13 491 (18.59%) ERP
14 428 (16.21%) SQL
15 401 (15.18%) JavaScript
16 373 (14.12%) .NET
17 371 (14.05%) Java
18 359 (13.59%) Software Engineering
19 352 (13.33%) HTML
20 338 (12.80%) Problem-Solving
21 326 (12.34%) C++
22 301 (11.40%) Windows
23 280 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
24 275 (10.41%) SQL Server
25 270 (10.22%) CSS
25 270 (10.22%) Project Management
26 269 (10.19%) Retail
27 242 (9.16%) MVC
28 239 (9.05%) Python
29 233 (8.82%) Linux

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 46 (1.74%) SharePoint
2 45 (1.70%) Apache
3 33 (1.25%) Apache Spark
4 23 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
5 18 (0.68%) CMS
6 16 (0.61%) Skype for Business
7 15 (0.57%) IIS
7 15 (0.57%) MS Exchange
8 13 (0.49%) Tomcat
8 13 (0.49%) WordPress
9 12 (0.45%) OpenStack
10 6 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (0.23%) IBM Notes
10 6 (0.23%) Umbraco
10 6 (0.23%) WebLogic
11 5 (0.19%) Drupal
11 5 (0.19%) Exchange Server 2007
11 5 (0.19%) JBoss
11 5 (0.19%) NetWeaver
11 5 (0.19%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 92 (3.48%) Microsoft Office
2 77 (2.92%) Microsoft Excel
3 31 (1.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 25 (0.95%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
6 18 (0.68%) SOLIDWORKS
7 11 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
8 9 (0.34%) Photoshop
9 8 (0.30%) Spreadsheet
10 4 (0.15%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.15%) Mathcad
11 3 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
11 3 (0.11%) InDesign
11 3 (0.11%) OrCAD
11 3 (0.11%) Simulink
12 2 (0.076%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.076%) CATIA
12 2 (0.076%) EPLAN
12 2 (0.076%) Siemens NX
12 2 (0.076%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 166 (6.29%) Dynamics AX
2 78 (2.95%) SAP S/4HANA
3 66 (2.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 64 (2.42%) SAP PP
5 63 (2.39%) SAP ERP
6 58 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
6 58 (2.20%) SAP SCM
7 55 (2.08%) SAP APO
8 47 (1.78%) SAP FI
9 46 (1.74%) SAP CO
9 46 (1.74%) SAP FI/CO
9 46 (1.74%) SAP SD
10 42 (1.59%) NetSuite
11 38 (1.44%) SAP MM
12 30 (1.14%) SAP QM
13 28 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
14 24 (0.91%) SAP WM
15 22 (0.83%) Infor M3
16 20 (0.76%) SAP Business One
17 17 (0.64%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 181 (6.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 165 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 117 (4.43%) Dynamics 365
4 93 (3.52%) Office 365
5 68 (2.57%) GitHub
6 53 (2.01%) SaaS
7 45 (1.70%) Google Cloud Platform
8 21 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
9 17 (0.64%) IaaS
10 11 (0.42%) Amazon SQS
10 11 (0.42%) PaaS
11 7 (0.27%) Google Analytics
12 5 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
13 3 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.11%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.11%) Mimecast
14 2 (0.076%) Adobe Analytics
14 2 (0.076%) Amazon Kinesis
14 2 (0.076%) AWS Lambda
14 2 (0.076%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 93 (3.52%) TCP/IP
2 62 (2.35%) Firewall
3 50 (1.89%) HTTP
4 44 (1.67%) RS-485
5 43 (1.63%) Modbus
6 39 (1.48%) Internet
7 32 (1.21%) Bluetooth
7 32 (1.21%) Wireless
8 27 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
9 26 (0.98%) DNS
9 26 (0.98%) Ethernet
10 25 (0.95%) LAN
10 25 (0.95%) VLAN
11 24 (0.91%) WAN
12 22 (0.83%) DHCP
13 21 (0.80%) Skype
14 18 (0.68%) SAN
15 17 (0.64%) VPN
16 15 (0.57%) GSM
17 13 (0.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (10.41%) SQL Server
2 73 (2.76%) MySQL
3 54 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 49 (1.86%) MongoDB
4 49 (1.86%) Relational Database
5 46 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
6 45 (1.70%) Big Data
7 44 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 41 (1.55%) SAP HANA
9 40 (1.51%) PostgreSQL
9 40 (1.51%) Power BI
10 37 (1.40%) Crystal Reports
11 34 (1.29%) NoSQL
12 27 (1.02%) Hadoop
12 27 (1.02%) Oracle Database
13 24 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
14 23 (0.87%) SAP BW
15 22 (0.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 21 (0.80%) Apache Cassandra
16 21 (0.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 152 (5.76%) Git (software)
2 107 (4.05%) Visual Studio
3 82 (3.10%) Jenkins
4 72 (2.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 57 (2.16%) Maven
6 49 (1.86%) JIRA
7 48 (1.82%) Selenium
8 43 (1.63%) Robot Framework
9 38 (1.44%) Subversion
10 36 (1.36%) gulp
11 31 (1.17%) LabVIEW
12 21 (0.80%) JUnit
12 21 (0.80%) TeamCity
13 20 (0.76%) GitLab
14 18 (0.68%) Cucumber
14 18 (0.68%) Protractor
15 17 (0.64%) Vagrant
16 16 (0.61%) SpecFlow
17 15 (0.57%) Jasmine
17 15 (0.57%) TestNG
General
1 1,034 (39.15%) Finance
2 764 (28.93%) Electronics
3 724 (27.41%) Marketing
4 655 (24.80%) Telecoms
5 269 (10.19%) Retail
6 86 (3.26%) Automotive
7 44 (1.67%) Publishing
8 42 (1.59%) Advertising
9 36 (1.36%) Billing
10 35 (1.33%) Aerospace
11 31 (1.17%) Games
11 31 (1.17%) Legal
12 22 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
13 20 (0.76%) Law
14 19 (0.72%) Banking
15 17 (0.64%) Local Government
16 16 (0.61%) French Language
16 16 (0.61%) Military
17 8 (0.30%) General Ledger
18 5 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 543 (20.56%) Developer
2 417 (15.79%) Analyst
3 262 (9.92%) Consultant
4 197 (7.46%) Software Engineer
5 180 (6.82%) Architect
6 152 (5.76%) .NET Developer
7 147 (5.57%) C# Developer
8 145 (5.49%) Software Developer
9 131 (4.96%) Business Analyst
10 116 (4.39%) Project Manager
11 111 (4.20%) SAP Consultant
12 108 (4.09%) C# .NET Developer
13 93 (3.52%) SAP Analyst
14 90 (3.41%) Java Developer
15 85 (3.22%) IT Manager
16 77 (2.92%) Embedded Engineer
16 77 (2.92%) Senior Developer
16 77 (2.92%) Support Analyst
17 67 (2.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
18 64 (2.42%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 373 (14.12%) .NET
2 352 (13.33%) HTML
3 270 (10.22%) CSS
4 204 (7.72%) AngularJS
5 190 (7.19%) Web Services
6 160 (6.06%) HTML5
7 159 (6.02%) ASP.NET
8 139 (5.26%) RESTful
9 133 (5.04%) Node.js
10 132 (5.00%) Spring
11 97 (3.67%) React
12 90 (3.41%) jQuery
13 89 (3.37%) ASP.NET Web API
14 71 (2.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 69 (2.61%) SOAP
16 61 (2.31%) ASP.NET MVC
17 58 (2.20%) Middleware
18 55 (2.08%) Spring MVC
19 54 (2.04%) REST
20 48 (1.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 280 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
2 128 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
3 120 (4.54%) Embedded Systems
3 120 (4.54%) Self-Motivation
4 108 (4.09%) Life Science
5 94 (3.56%) User Experience
6 83 (3.14%) Management Information System
7 63 (2.39%) Device Driver
8 61 (2.31%) Mobile App
9 60 (2.27%) Algorithms
10 47 (1.78%) FMCG
11 45 (1.70%) CAN bus
12 43 (1.63%) Data Centre
13 34 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
14 33 (1.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 32 (1.21%) Industry 4.0
16 31 (1.17%) Blog
17 23 (0.87%) Optoelectronics
18 22 (0.83%) Analytical Mindset
19 21 (0.80%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 301 (11.40%) Windows
2 233 (8.82%) Linux
3 97 (3.67%) Android
4 94 (3.56%) Apple iOS
5 84 (3.18%) Windows Server
6 45 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
7 40 (1.51%) Unix
8 38 (1.44%) FreeRTOS
9 35 (1.33%) Windows 10
10 29 (1.10%) Windows 7
11 28 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 13 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
13 13 (0.49%) Solaris
14 10 (0.38%) Windows 8
14 10 (0.38%) Windows XP
15 8 (0.30%) CentOS
15 8 (0.30%) Mac OS
15 8 (0.30%) VMS
16 7 (0.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 738 (27.94%) Business Intelligence
2 641 (24.27%) Agile Software Development
3 632 (23.93%) Programme Management
4 623 (23.59%) Digital Marketing
5 491 (18.59%) ERP
6 359 (13.59%) Software Engineering
7 338 (12.80%) Problem-Solving
8 270 (10.22%) Project Management
9 242 (9.16%) MVC
10 233 (8.82%) Scrum
11 205 (7.76%) Stakeholder Management
12 202 (7.65%) Logistics
13 170 (6.44%) Test Automation
14 163 (6.17%) TDD
15 161 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
16 147 (5.57%) ITIL
17 136 (5.15%) CRM
18 135 (5.11%) Computer Science
18 135 (5.11%) Continuous Improvement
19 127 (4.81%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 515 (19.50%) C#
2 428 (16.21%) SQL
3 401 (15.18%) JavaScript
4 371 (14.05%) Java
5 326 (12.34%) C++
6 239 (9.05%) Python
7 206 (7.80%) C
8 85 (3.22%) Bash Shell
9 82 (3.10%) PHP
10 76 (2.88%) T-SQL
11 66 (2.50%) Go
12 59 (2.23%) PowerShell
13 54 (2.04%) Embedded C
14 44 (1.67%) ABAP
15 42 (1.59%) Ruby
16 40 (1.51%) VB
17 29 (1.10%) Lua
18 27 (1.02%) PL/SQL
18 27 (1.02%) VB.NET
18 27 (1.02%) X++
Qualifications
1 528 (19.99%) Degree
2 99 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 94 (3.56%) Security Cleared
4 70 (2.65%) SC Cleared
5 47 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 43 (1.63%) PhD
7 36 (1.36%) DV Cleared
8 35 (1.33%) ITIL Certification
9 30 (1.14%) CISSP
10 28 (1.06%) PMI Certification
11 23 (0.87%) APMP
12 19 (0.72%) MCSE
13 17 (0.64%) CISM
14 15 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
14 15 (0.57%) PMP
15 14 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
16 13 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 12 (0.45%) HND
18 11 (0.42%) HNC
19 10 (0.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 97 (3.67%) QA
2 43 (1.63%) SLA
3 42 (1.59%) GDPR
4 37 (1.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 22 (0.83%) PMO
6 14 (0.53%) Data Quality
6 14 (0.53%) PCI DSS
7 11 (0.42%) ISO 13485
7 11 (0.42%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 8 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
10 6 (0.23%) RMADS
11 5 (0.19%) JTAG
12 4 (0.15%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 2 (0.076%) DO-160
13 2 (0.076%) DO-254
13 2 (0.076%) Government Security Classifications
13 2 (0.076%) IEC 61508
13 2 (0.076%) ISO 26262
14 1 (0.038%) P3O
System Software
1 143 (5.41%) Firmware
2 115 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 78 (2.95%) Docker
4 54 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 25 (0.95%) Hyper-V
6 21 (0.80%) vSphere
7 13 (0.49%) VirtualBox
8 11 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
10 4 (0.15%) Xen
10 4 (0.15%) XenApp
10 4 (0.15%) XenServer
11 3 (0.11%) KVM
11 3 (0.11%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.076%) Ceph
12 2 (0.076%) HDFS
12 2 (0.076%) Terminal Server
13 1 (0.038%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.038%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 54 (2.04%) Kubernetes
2 39 (1.48%) Ansible
3 26 (0.98%) SCCM
4 18 (0.68%) Puppet
5 15 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.42%) Salt
6 11 (0.42%) Terraform
7 10 (0.38%) Grafana
8 9 (0.34%) Nagios
9 8 (0.30%) Kibana
10 5 (0.19%) Icinga
10 5 (0.19%) McAfee ePO
10 5 (0.19%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (0.19%) Packer
10 5 (0.19%) SCOM
11 4 (0.15%) AirWatch
11 4 (0.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 4 (0.15%) Istio
12 3 (0.11%) Single Sign-On
12 3 (0.11%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1,062 (40.21%) SAP
2 592 (22.42%) Microsoft
3 196 (7.42%) Oracle
4 109 (4.13%) VMware
5 73 (2.76%) JD Edwards
6 59 (2.23%) Google
7 51 (1.93%) Citrix
7 51 (1.93%) Sage
8 40 (1.51%) Cisco
9 36 (1.36%) Epicor
9 36 (1.36%) IFS
10 35 (1.33%) Infor
11 32 (1.21%) EMC
12 25 (0.95%) Cognos
13 20 (0.76%) Tableau
14 16 (0.61%) Apple
14 16 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
15 15 (0.57%) Ariba
16 14 (0.53%) Adobe
17 12 (0.45%) CA