Period
to 16 September 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 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 107 81
Rank change year-on-year -6 -26 +19
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 2,321 2,748 3,634
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.86% 2.94% 3.71%
As % of the General category 8.39% 7.81% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,626 1,990 2,605
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,750 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.11% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £70,150
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% -3.16%

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 27,673 35,188 37,399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 34.08% 37.64% 38.21%
Number of salaries quoted 19,969 26,685 28,706
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £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 16 September 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 16 September 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 +31 665 £55,000 +10.00% 234
North of England -23 512 £47,500 +5.56% 243
South West -9 430 £46,500 +3.33% 229
Midlands -16 414 £45,000 +5.88% 291
North West -8 326 £46,500 +2.20% 132
East Midlands +29 214 £42,500 - 97
West Midlands -47 196 £45,000 +8.56% 193
Yorkshire -39 153 £45,000 +2.27% 93
East of England -9 147 £47,500 +5.56% 196
Scotland +27 106 £45,000 - 60
Wales -4 36 £45,000 +5.88% 39
North East -6 34 £65,000 +8.33% 18
Northern Ireland -8 11 £37,500 -10.18% 3
Manufacturing
UK

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 947 (40.80%) SAP
2 920 (39.64%) Finance
3 707 (30.46%) Business Intelligence
4 685 (29.51%) Electronics
5 627 (27.01%) Marketing
6 625 (26.93%) Agile Software Development
7 622 (26.80%) Telecoms
8 580 (24.99%) Public Sector
9 574 (24.73%) Programme Management
10 572 (24.64%) Digital Marketing
11 514 (22.15%) SQL
12 470 (20.25%) Microsoft
13 432 (18.61%) Degree
14 429 (18.48%) ERP
15 377 (16.24%) C#
16 371 (15.98%) SQL Server
17 361 (15.55%) Problem-Solving
18 323 (13.92%) JavaScript
19 270 (11.63%) .NET
20 269 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
21 260 (11.20%) Windows
22 259 (11.16%) Project Management
23 247 (10.64%) Linux
24 241 (10.38%) Java
25 229 (9.87%) Oracle
26 219 (9.44%) Python
27 215 (9.26%) C++
28 206 (8.88%) AWS
29 204 (8.79%) HTML
30 203 (8.75%) ITIL

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 82 (3.53%) SharePoint
2 44 (1.90%) MS Exchange
3 39 (1.68%) Confluence
4 24 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
5 23 (0.99%) Apache
6 22 (0.95%) Apache Spark
7 20 (0.86%) Skype for Business
8 15 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
9 14 (0.60%) IBM Notes
10 12 (0.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (0.52%) WordPress
11 9 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2010
11 9 (0.39%) JBoss
12 8 (0.34%) IIS
12 8 (0.34%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.30%) NServiceBus
14 6 (0.26%) CICS
14 6 (0.26%) Mule
14 6 (0.26%) Mule ESB
14 6 (0.26%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 108 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 74 (3.19%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (1.12%) Microsoft Project
4 25 (1.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 19 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
6 16 (0.69%) MS Visio
7 11 (0.47%) Sketch
8 10 (0.43%) SOLIDWORKS
9 8 (0.34%) Simulink
10 7 (0.30%) Figma
10 7 (0.30%) InVision
11 5 (0.22%) Photoshop
12 4 (0.17%) Flinto
12 4 (0.17%) OmniGraffle
12 4 (0.17%) Windchill
13 3 (0.13%) InfoPath
13 3 (0.13%) Marvel
14 2 (0.086%) CATIA
14 2 (0.086%) Pro/ENGINEER
14 2 (0.086%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 86 (3.71%) SAP S/4HANA
2 74 (3.19%) SAP ERP
3 55 (2.37%) SAP PP
4 52 (2.24%) Oracle EBS
5 48 (2.07%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 46 (1.98%) Dynamics AX
7 45 (1.94%) Oracle ERP
7 45 (1.94%) SAP MM
8 40 (1.72%) SAP SD
9 39 (1.68%) SAP FI
10 38 (1.64%) NetSuite
11 37 (1.59%) Dynamics NAV
11 37 (1.59%) SAP CO
11 37 (1.59%) SAP FI/CO
12 33 (1.42%) Oracle EBS R12
13 31 (1.34%) SAP SCM
14 29 (1.25%) SAP IBP
15 28 (1.21%) Dynamics CRM
16 27 (1.16%) SAP APO
16 27 (1.16%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 206 (8.88%) AWS
2 190 (8.19%) Azure
3 105 (4.52%) SaaS
4 94 (4.05%) Office 365
5 65 (2.80%) Power Platform
6 62 (2.67%) GCP
7 36 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
8 34 (1.46%) Serverless
9 31 (1.34%) GitHub
10 27 (1.16%) PaaS
11 22 (0.95%) IaaS
12 20 (0.86%) Boomi
13 19 (0.82%) npm
13 19 (0.82%) OneDrive
14 16 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
14 16 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
15 15 (0.65%) AWS CodePipeline
15 15 (0.65%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 11 (0.47%) Azure Stack
16 11 (0.47%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 71 (3.06%) DNS
2 70 (3.02%) WAN
3 65 (2.80%) Firewall
4 64 (2.76%) LAN
5 54 (2.33%) DHCP
6 53 (2.28%) TCP/IP
7 51 (2.20%) VoIP
8 47 (2.02%) Wi-Fi
9 46 (1.98%) Internet
10 39 (1.68%) Wireless
11 36 (1.55%) PABX
11 36 (1.55%) Skype
12 32 (1.38%) VPN
13 20 (0.86%) Network Security
14 19 (0.82%) FTP
14 19 (0.82%) VLAN
15 17 (0.73%) IP Telephony
15 17 (0.73%) SAN
16 15 (0.65%) OSPF
17 14 (0.60%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 371 (15.98%) SQL Server
2 83 (3.58%) Relational Database
3 79 (3.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 73 (3.15%) MySQL
5 69 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
6 67 (2.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 63 (2.71%) Power BI
8 58 (2.50%) Oracle Reports
9 49 (2.11%) Oracle Database
9 49 (2.11%) QlikView
10 48 (2.07%) DB2
11 45 (1.94%) PostgreSQL
12 42 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
13 31 (1.34%) Big Data
14 30 (1.29%) SAP HANA
15 28 (1.21%) BusinessObjects
16 27 (1.16%) Amazon DynamoDB
17 24 (1.03%) MongoDB
18 21 (0.90%) Hadoop
19 20 (0.86%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 196 (8.44%) Git (software)
2 122 (5.26%) JIRA
3 76 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 70 (3.02%) Visual Studio
5 60 (2.59%) Jenkins
6 43 (1.85%) TeamCity
7 38 (1.64%) Selenium
8 34 (1.46%) JUnit
9 31 (1.34%) MSI
10 28 (1.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 26 (1.12%) Oracle Forms
12 25 (1.08%) Jasmine
12 25 (1.08%) WebDriver
13 23 (0.99%) Cucumber
14 22 (0.95%) webpack
15 21 (0.90%) Mocha
15 21 (0.90%) SpecFlow
16 20 (0.86%) Maven
17 17 (0.73%) Visual Studio Code
18 16 (0.69%) Subversion
General
1 920 (39.64%) Finance
2 685 (29.51%) Electronics
3 627 (27.01%) Marketing
4 622 (26.80%) Telecoms
5 580 (24.99%) Public Sector
6 178 (7.67%) Retail
7 72 (3.10%) Automotive
8 57 (2.46%) Aerospace
9 52 (2.24%) Pharmaceutical
10 44 (1.90%) Games
11 34 (1.46%) Military
12 30 (1.29%) Local Government
13 18 (0.78%) Banking
13 18 (0.78%) General Ledger
13 18 (0.78%) German Language
14 16 (0.69%) Legal
15 11 (0.47%) Social Housing
16 10 (0.43%) French Language
16 10 (0.43%) Law
17 9 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 492 (21.20%) Developer
2 348 (14.99%) Analyst
3 254 (10.94%) Consultant
4 182 (7.84%) Architect
5 116 (5.00%) Software Developer
6 109 (4.70%) SAP Consultant
7 107 (4.61%) Business Analyst
8 102 (4.39%) Project Manager
9 88 (3.79%) IT Manager
10 87 (3.75%) .NET Developer
11 79 (3.40%) Software Engineer
12 68 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
13 65 (2.80%) Senior Developer
14 62 (2.67%) SAP Analyst
14 62 (2.67%) Support Engineer
15 61 (2.63%) Support Analyst
16 59 (2.54%) C# Developer
17 56 (2.41%) Junior
18 52 (2.24%) IT Support
18 52 (2.24%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (11.63%) .NET
2 204 (8.79%) HTML
3 169 (7.28%) AngularJS
4 165 (7.11%) CSS
5 147 (6.33%) Web Services
6 141 (6.07%) ASP.NET
7 87 (3.75%) XML
8 81 (3.49%) jQuery
9 79 (3.40%) React
10 65 (2.80%) REST
11 64 (2.76%) .NET Core
12 62 (2.67%) JSON
13 61 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
14 57 (2.46%) HTML5
15 55 (2.37%) ASP.NET Web API
16 54 (2.33%) Node.js
16 54 (2.33%) Spring
16 54 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 45 (1.94%) RESTful
17 45 (1.94%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 269 (11.59%) Analytical Skills
2 116 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
3 112 (4.83%) Management Information System
4 99 (4.27%) Life Science
5 94 (4.05%) User Experience
6 69 (2.97%) FMCG
7 61 (2.63%) Data Centre
8 56 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
9 53 (2.28%) Algorithms
10 40 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
11 38 (1.64%) Public Cloud
12 34 (1.46%) Mobile App
13 29 (1.25%) Blog
14 28 (1.21%) Embedded Systems
15 26 (1.12%) Data Structures
16 25 (1.08%) Driving Licence
16 25 (1.08%) EPoS
17 20 (0.86%) Internet of Things
18 19 (0.82%) Clustering
19 17 (0.73%) Acoustics
Operating Systems
1 260 (11.20%) Windows
2 247 (10.64%) Linux
3 115 (4.95%) Unix
4 103 (4.44%) Windows Server
5 42 (1.81%) Windows 10
6 36 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (1.42%) Windows 7
8 29 (1.25%) Windows Server 2008
9 24 (1.03%) Android
10 17 (0.73%) AIX
10 17 (0.73%) Apple iOS
10 17 (0.73%) Windows 8
11 16 (0.69%) CentOS
12 15 (0.65%) HPUX
13 13 (0.56%) Mac OS
14 10 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
15 7 (0.30%) Solaris
16 6 (0.26%) MVS
17 5 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 707 (30.46%) Business Intelligence
2 625 (26.93%) Agile Software Development
3 574 (24.73%) Programme Management
4 572 (24.64%) Digital Marketing
5 429 (18.48%) ERP
6 361 (15.55%) Problem-Solving
7 259 (11.16%) Project Management
8 203 (8.75%) ITIL
9 175 (7.54%) Software Engineering
10 166 (7.15%) Stakeholder Management
11 145 (6.25%) Mentoring
12 143 (6.16%) Scrum
13 140 (6.03%) Migration
14 134 (5.77%) CRM
15 133 (5.73%) MVC
16 132 (5.69%) DevOps
17 130 (5.60%) Logistics
18 118 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
19 113 (4.87%) Analytics
20 112 (4.83%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 514 (22.15%) SQL
2 377 (16.24%) C#
3 323 (13.92%) JavaScript
4 241 (10.38%) Java
5 219 (9.44%) Python
6 215 (9.26%) C++
7 133 (5.73%) T-SQL
8 101 (4.35%) C
9 100 (4.31%) PHP
10 57 (2.46%) TypeScript
11 50 (2.15%) PL/SQL
12 40 (1.72%) VB
13 36 (1.55%) PowerShell
14 34 (1.46%) R
15 31 (1.34%) Go
16 30 (1.29%) MATLAB
17 29 (1.25%) Bash Shell
17 29 (1.25%) VB.NET
18 26 (1.12%) ES6
19 25 (1.08%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 432 (18.61%) Degree
2 124 (5.34%) Security Cleared
3 87 (3.75%) SC Cleared
4 55 (2.37%) DV Cleared
5 45 (1.94%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (1.85%) PMP
7 42 (1.81%) PMI Certification
8 36 (1.55%) AWS Certification
9 35 (1.51%) CCNA
10 29 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
10 29 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
10 29 (1.25%) TOGAF Certification
11 28 (1.21%) HND
12 25 (1.08%) ISTQB
13 23 (0.99%) PhD
14 20 (0.86%) CCNP
15 19 (0.82%) ISEB
15 19 (0.82%) MCSA
16 15 (0.65%) CISSP
17 14 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (5.13%) QA
2 57 (2.46%) SLA
3 45 (1.94%) GDPR
4 34 (1.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 27 (1.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 26 (1.12%) ISO 9001
7 24 (1.03%) Data Quality
7 24 (1.03%) PMO
8 16 (0.69%) COBIT
9 13 (0.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 12 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 11 (0.47%) PCI DSS
12 9 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 15288
13 8 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
14 7 (0.30%) NIST
15 5 (0.22%) GAMP
15 5 (0.22%) PMBOK
16 4 (0.17%) ISO 14001
16 4 (0.17%) P3O
17 3 (0.13%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 157 (6.76%) Active Directory
2 86 (3.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 52 (2.24%) Hyper-V
4 45 (1.94%) Docker
5 44 (1.90%) Firmware
6 43 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 14 (0.60%) XenApp
8 13 (0.56%) XenDesktop
9 12 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
11 9 (0.39%) BitLocker
12 8 (0.34%) vSphere
13 6 (0.26%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.13%) vCloud
14 3 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
15 2 (0.086%) Citrix Hypervisor
15 2 (0.086%) VirtualBox
16 1 (0.043%) Forefront TMG
16 1 (0.043%) Microsoft Virtual Server
16 1 (0.043%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 34 (1.46%) SCCM
2 29 (1.25%) IBM BigFix
3 26 (1.12%) Terraform
4 19 (0.82%) SCOM
5 13 (0.56%) Nagios
6 12 (0.52%) Cisco CUCM
7 11 (0.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 11 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
7 11 (0.47%) Puppet
7 11 (0.47%) SCOrch
8 10 (0.43%) Ansible
8 10 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
8 10 (0.43%) Kubernetes
8 10 (0.43%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.26%) BMC PATROL
9 6 (0.26%) Grafana
9 6 (0.26%) Graphite
9 6 (0.26%) Microsoft Intune
10 5 (0.22%) Cacti
10 5 (0.22%) Kibana
Vendors
1 947 (40.80%) SAP
2 470 (20.25%) Microsoft
3 229 (9.87%) Oracle
4 172 (7.41%) VMware
5 91 (3.92%) Cisco
6 75 (3.23%) Citrix
7 65 (2.80%) Google
8 61 (2.63%) IBM
8 61 (2.63%) JD Edwards
9 52 (2.24%) EMC
10 41 (1.77%) Tableau
11 38 (1.64%) Aruba
12 35 (1.51%) Sage
12 35 (1.51%) Salesforce.com
13 27 (1.16%) Cognos
14 23 (0.99%) Dell
14 23 (0.99%) HP
15 21 (0.90%) Informatica
16 20 (0.86%) hybris
17 19 (0.82%) Atlassian