Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 80 107
Rank change year-on-year -25 +27 +10
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 2,738 3,606 3,190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.98% 3.75% 2.89%
As % of the General category 8.55% 10.35% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2,001 2,560 2,393
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,250 £70,000
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 32,006 34,847 40,304
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 34.88% 36.20% 36.56%
Number of salaries quoted 24,374 26,616 31,540
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +1.94% +3.00% -

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 -31 624 £45,000 +5.88% 304
South East -25 619 £50,000 - 334
Midlands +7 562 £42,500 +2.41% 372
South West -24 531 £45,000 -5.26% 315
North West -40 367 £45,000 +1.12% 156
West Midlands +7 366 £42,500 -5.56% 233
East of England -14 266 £46,500 +27.40% 176
Yorkshire +3 209 £44,500 +11.25% 115
East Midlands +11 194 £42,500 +6.25% 138
Scotland +25 86 £45,000 - 49
Wales -18 48 £37,500 +11.94% 70
North East -40 48 £60,000 +26.32% 33
Northern Ireland 0 6 £41,750 +23.70% 9
Channel Islands - 5 £72,500 -
Manufacturing
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 1,127 (41.16%) Finance
2 1,082 (39.52%) SAP
3 727 (26.55%) Electronics
4 719 (26.26%) Business Intelligence
5 677 (24.73%) Marketing
6 629 (22.97%) Telecoms
7 622 (22.72%) Agile Software Development
8 608 (22.21%) Programme Management
9 595 (21.73%) Digital Marketing
10 585 (21.37%) Microsoft
11 539 (19.69%) C#
12 514 (18.77%) SQL
13 504 (18.41%) ERP
14 462 (16.87%) Degree
15 437 (15.96%) JavaScript
16 424 (15.49%) .NET
17 376 (13.73%) HTML
18 343 (12.53%) Retail
19 338 (12.34%) Problem-Solving
20 335 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
21 333 (12.16%) Java
22 316 (11.54%) C++
23 313 (11.43%) Software Engineering
24 295 (10.77%) CSS
25 294 (10.74%) Windows
26 283 (10.34%) SQL Server
27 273 (9.97%) MVC
28 269 (9.82%) AngularJS
29 260 (9.50%) Project Management
30 245 (8.95%) Python

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 70 (2.56%) SharePoint
2 32 (1.17%) Apache Spark
3 26 (0.95%) MS Exchange
4 22 (0.80%) Apache
5 19 (0.69%) IIS
6 18 (0.66%) CMS
7 17 (0.62%) Tomcat
8 15 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (0.51%) OpenStack
10 13 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
11 12 (0.44%) Drupal
12 11 (0.40%) JBoss
12 11 (0.40%) Mule
12 11 (0.40%) Skype for Business
13 9 (0.33%) Exchange Server 2007
13 9 (0.33%) Mule ESB
14 8 (0.29%) WordPress
15 7 (0.26%) Confluence
16 5 (0.18%) NetWeaver
17 4 (0.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 113 (4.13%) Microsoft Office
2 102 (3.73%) Microsoft Excel
3 38 (1.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 27 (0.99%) MS Visio
5 25 (0.91%) Microsoft Project
6 12 (0.44%) SOLIDWORKS
7 11 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
9 6 (0.22%) Photoshop
10 5 (0.18%) Houdini
10 5 (0.18%) Maya
10 5 (0.18%) PTC Creo
11 3 (0.11%) Autodesk Inventor
11 3 (0.11%) InDesign
11 3 (0.11%) OrCAD
11 3 (0.11%) Pro/ENGINEER
11 3 (0.11%) Siemens NX
11 3 (0.11%) Simulink
11 3 (0.11%) Windchill
12 2 (0.073%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 170 (6.21%) Dynamics AX
2 83 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
3 69 (2.52%) NetSuite
4 66 (2.41%) SAP S/4HANA
5 64 (2.34%) SAP SCM
6 62 (2.26%) SAP APO
7 61 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM
7 61 (2.23%) SAP PP
8 48 (1.75%) SAP FI
9 46 (1.68%) SAP CO
9 46 (1.68%) SAP ERP
9 46 (1.68%) SAP FI/CO
10 42 (1.53%) SAP SD
11 37 (1.35%) SAP MM
12 35 (1.28%) SAP QM
13 33 (1.21%) SAP Business One
14 31 (1.13%) Oracle EBS
15 27 (0.99%) Infor M3
16 25 (0.91%) SAP WM
17 23 (0.84%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 161 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 151 (5.51%) Amazon AWS
3 112 (4.09%) Dynamics 365
4 100 (3.65%) Office 365
5 73 (2.67%) SaaS
6 46 (1.68%) Google Cloud Platform
7 32 (1.17%) GitHub
8 20 (0.73%) IaaS
9 14 (0.51%) PaaS
10 13 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
11 12 (0.44%) SuccessFactors
12 9 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.26%) Google Analytics
14 6 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
15 3 (0.11%) Amazon ElastiCache
15 3 (0.11%) Mimecast
16 2 (0.073%) Amazon Kinesis
16 2 (0.073%) AWS Lambda
16 2 (0.073%) Azure Active Directory
16 2 (0.073%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 67 (2.45%) HTTP
2 64 (2.34%) TCP/IP
3 49 (1.79%) Firewall
4 45 (1.64%) Internet
5 39 (1.42%) DNS
6 38 (1.39%) Wireless
7 36 (1.31%) DHCP
8 31 (1.13%) VPN
9 29 (1.06%) WAN
10 28 (1.02%) LAN
11 27 (0.99%) Ethernet
12 21 (0.77%) Bluetooth
13 20 (0.73%) SAN
13 20 (0.73%) VLAN
13 20 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
14 19 (0.69%) Network Security
15 17 (0.62%) Intranet
15 17 (0.62%) Skype
16 16 (0.58%) IPsec
16 16 (0.58%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 73 (2.67%) MySQL
3 60 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 56 (2.05%) Relational Database
5 54 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
6 48 (1.75%) SAP HANA
7 44 (1.61%) MongoDB
8 42 (1.53%) Data Warehouse
9 38 (1.39%) Big Data
9 38 (1.39%) NoSQL
10 37 (1.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 33 (1.21%) Power BI
12 30 (1.10%) Hadoop
12 30 (1.10%) SAP BW
13 27 (0.99%) Oracle Database
14 25 (0.91%) RDBMS
15 24 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
16 23 (0.84%) SQL Server 2008
17 21 (0.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 20 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 165 (6.03%) Git (software)
2 90 (3.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 81 (2.96%) Visual Studio
4 60 (2.19%) Jenkins
4 60 (2.19%) JIRA
5 46 (1.68%) gulp
6 41 (1.50%) Subversion
7 39 (1.42%) Selenium
8 35 (1.28%) TeamCity
9 30 (1.10%) JUnit
10 27 (0.99%) LabVIEW
11 23 (0.84%) SpecFlow
12 19 (0.69%) Cucumber
13 18 (0.66%) Protractor
14 17 (0.62%) Jasmine
14 17 (0.62%) TestNG
15 15 (0.55%) Vagrant
16 14 (0.51%) GitLab
17 12 (0.44%) Maven
18 11 (0.40%) LSMW
General
1 1,127 (41.16%) Finance
2 727 (26.55%) Electronics
3 677 (24.73%) Marketing
4 629 (22.97%) Telecoms
5 343 (12.53%) Retail
6 89 (3.25%) Automotive
7 82 (2.99%) Publishing
8 77 (2.81%) Advertising
9 37 (1.35%) Aerospace
10 36 (1.31%) Games
11 34 (1.24%) Billing
12 32 (1.17%) Legal
13 29 (1.06%) Law
13 29 (1.06%) Pharmaceutical
14 28 (1.02%) Banking
15 17 (0.62%) Military
16 16 (0.58%) Local Government
17 8 (0.29%) General Ledger
18 4 (0.15%) French Language
18 4 (0.15%) German Language
Job Titles
1 618 (22.57%) Developer
2 433 (15.81%) Analyst
3 271 (9.90%) Consultant
4 213 (7.78%) Architect
5 186 (6.79%) .NET Developer
6 183 (6.68%) C# Developer
7 170 (6.21%) Software Engineer
8 166 (6.06%) Software Developer
9 133 (4.86%) C# .NET Developer
10 123 (4.49%) Business Analyst
10 123 (4.49%) Project Manager
11 117 (4.27%) SAP Consultant
12 94 (3.43%) Support Analyst
13 91 (3.32%) Java Developer
14 89 (3.25%) SAP Analyst
15 86 (3.14%) Senior Developer
16 83 (3.03%) Embedded Engineer
17 73 (2.67%) .NET Software Developer
17 73 (2.67%) IT Manager
18 70 (2.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 424 (15.49%) .NET
2 376 (13.73%) HTML
3 295 (10.77%) CSS
4 269 (9.82%) AngularJS
5 216 (7.89%) Web Services
6 192 (7.01%) ASP.NET
7 144 (5.26%) HTML5
8 119 (4.35%) jQuery
8 119 (4.35%) RESTful
9 116 (4.24%) Node.js
10 99 (3.62%) ASP.NET Web API
11 85 (3.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 82 (2.99%) ASP.NET MVC
12 82 (2.99%) Spring
13 80 (2.92%) SOAP
14 79 (2.89%) REST
15 72 (2.63%) React
16 57 (2.08%) .NET Framework
17 56 (2.05%) Spring MVC
18 55 (2.01%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 335 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 141 (5.15%) Greenfield Project
3 138 (5.04%) Computer Science
4 137 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
5 112 (4.09%) User Experience
6 103 (3.76%) Life Science
7 102 (3.73%) Embedded Systems
8 94 (3.43%) Management Information System
9 57 (2.08%) Mobile App
10 53 (1.94%) Data Centre
11 51 (1.86%) Algorithms
12 50 (1.83%) FMCG
13 40 (1.46%) Device Driver
14 37 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
15 35 (1.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 30 (1.10%) Driving Licence
17 27 (0.99%) Industry 4.0
18 24 (0.88%) Clustering
19 20 (0.73%) Blog
20 19 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 294 (10.74%) Windows
2 184 (6.72%) Linux
3 87 (3.18%) Windows Server
4 61 (2.23%) Windows Server 2012
5 50 (1.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 45 (1.64%) Windows 7
7 44 (1.61%) Windows 10
8 40 (1.46%) Android
8 40 (1.46%) Apple iOS
9 33 (1.21%) Unix
10 17 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
11 13 (0.47%) Windows 8
11 13 (0.47%) Windows XP
12 8 (0.29%) Debian
12 8 (0.29%) FreeRTOS
12 8 (0.29%) Solaris
13 7 (0.26%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.18%) Robot Operating System
14 5 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 719 (26.26%) Business Intelligence
2 622 (22.72%) Agile Software Development
3 608 (22.21%) Programme Management
4 595 (21.73%) Digital Marketing
5 504 (18.41%) ERP
6 338 (12.34%) Problem-Solving
7 313 (11.43%) Software Engineering
8 273 (9.97%) MVC
9 260 (9.50%) Project Management
10 222 (8.11%) Scrum
11 187 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
12 178 (6.50%) Logistics
13 165 (6.03%) CRM
13 165 (6.03%) TDD
14 159 (5.81%) ITIL
15 155 (5.66%) Test Automation
16 145 (5.30%) Migration
17 138 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
18 133 (4.86%) Continuous Improvement
19 132 (4.82%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 539 (19.69%) C#
2 514 (18.77%) SQL
3 437 (15.96%) JavaScript
4 333 (12.16%) Java
5 316 (11.54%) C++
6 245 (8.95%) Python
7 183 (6.68%) C
8 85 (3.10%) PHP
9 76 (2.78%) Bash Shell
10 74 (2.70%) T-SQL
11 55 (2.01%) Go
12 53 (1.94%) Embedded C
13 46 (1.68%) ABAP
13 46 (1.68%) PowerShell
14 39 (1.42%) Perl
15 37 (1.35%) Ruby
15 37 (1.35%) VB.NET
16 35 (1.28%) X++
17 34 (1.24%) VB
18 32 (1.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 462 (16.87%) Degree
2 113 (4.13%) Security Cleared
3 102 (3.73%) Computer Science Degree
4 74 (2.70%) SC Cleared
5 44 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
6 41 (1.50%) PhD
7 38 (1.39%) DV Cleared
8 29 (1.06%) APMP
9 28 (1.02%) ITIL Certification
10 26 (0.95%) CISSP
11 25 (0.91%) PMI Certification
12 19 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
12 19 (0.69%) CISM
12 19 (0.69%) HND
13 18 (0.66%) HNC
14 16 (0.58%) MCSE
14 16 (0.58%) PMP
15 13 (0.47%) CCNP
15 13 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
16 12 (0.44%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (3.10%) QA
2 48 (1.75%) GDPR
3 36 (1.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 31 (1.13%) SLA
5 26 (0.95%) PMO
6 18 (0.66%) ISO 9001
7 12 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 9 (0.33%) IASME
9 8 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
10 7 (0.26%) Data Quality
11 6 (0.22%) PCI DSS
12 5 (0.18%) JTAG
13 4 (0.15%) ISO 13485
14 3 (0.11%) Government Security Classifications
15 2 (0.073%) GAAP
15 2 (0.073%) HL7
15 2 (0.073%) ISO 26262
15 2 (0.073%) RMADS
16 1 (0.037%) COBIT
16 1 (0.037%) GAMP
System Software
1 112 (4.09%) Active Directory
2 101 (3.69%) Firmware
3 72 (2.63%) Docker
4 49 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (1.10%) Hyper-V
6 17 (0.62%) vSphere
7 12 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
8 10 (0.37%) VirtualBox
9 9 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.22%) XenApp
11 4 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.15%) Xen
11 4 (0.15%) XenServer
12 3 (0.11%) KVM
12 3 (0.11%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.11%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.11%) XenDesktop
13 2 (0.073%) Ceph
Systems Management
1 54 (1.97%) Kubernetes
2 41 (1.50%) Ansible
3 18 (0.66%) SCCM
4 15 (0.55%) Puppet
5 13 (0.47%) Nagios
6 11 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.40%) Terraform
7 9 (0.33%) Salt
8 8 (0.29%) Grafana
9 7 (0.26%) Cacti
10 6 (0.22%) Cisco CUCM
10 6 (0.22%) Cisco Prime
10 6 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (0.18%) Packer
11 5 (0.18%) SCOM
12 4 (0.15%) Host Intrusion Detection System
12 4 (0.15%) Icinga
12 4 (0.15%) Istio
12 4 (0.15%) Kibana
12 4 (0.15%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1,082 (39.52%) SAP
2 585 (21.37%) Microsoft
3 219 (8.00%) Oracle
4 111 (4.05%) VMware
5 73 (2.67%) JD Edwards
6 70 (2.56%) Sage
7 69 (2.52%) Google
8 61 (2.23%) Infor
9 58 (2.12%) Epicor
10 57 (2.08%) Citrix
11 56 (2.05%) Cisco
12 48 (1.75%) IFS
13 28 (1.02%) Tableau
14 25 (0.91%) EMC
15 22 (0.80%) Cognos
16 20 (0.73%) Xamarin
17 19 (0.69%) SolarWinds
18 18 (0.66%) CA
18 18 (0.66%) Xero
19 17 (0.62%) Apple