Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
UK > UK excluding London
6 months to
17 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 123 111 93
Rank change year-on-year -12 -18 +9
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 2,166 2,792 3,119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 2.64% 2.83% 3.16%
As % of the General category 8.33% 7.97% 8.90%
Number of salaries quoted 1,563 2,170 2,319
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,350 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,275 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -4.26%

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 26,012 35,014 35,045
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 31.72% 35.49% 35.50%
Number of salaries quoted 18,766 27,290 27,293
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% -1.16%
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 17 June 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 17 June 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 +8 529 £55,000 +15.79% 197
North of England -33 486 £45,000 -10.00% 230
South West 0 446 £46,250 +8.82% 193
Midlands -18 422 £42,500 +0.21% 241
North West -14 286 £46,500 -7.00% 117
East Midlands +31 225 £40,000 -5.88% 105
West Midlands -64 197 £45,000 +8.56% 136
East of England +7 156 £47,500 +5.56% 111
Yorkshire -36 156 £45,000 - 95
Scotland +1 84 £50,000 +19.05% 48
North East -24 41 £46,875 -21.88% 18
Wales +9 35 £43,750 +21.53% 46
Northern Ireland -20 10 £42,500 -5.56% 3
Manufacturing
UK

For the 6 months to 17 June 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.

1 812 (37.49%) Finance
2 797 (36.80%) SAP
3 651 (30.06%) Business Intelligence
4 632 (29.18%) Electronics
5 614 (28.35%) Marketing
6 613 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
7 544 (25.12%) Telecoms
8 535 (24.70%) Digital Marketing
9 526 (24.28%) SQL
10 524 (24.19%) Programme Management
11 465 (21.47%) Microsoft
12 452 (20.87%) Degree
13 439 (20.27%) ERP
14 399 (18.42%) C#
15 328 (15.14%) SQL Server
16 301 (13.90%) JavaScript
17 291 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
18 280 (12.93%) .NET
19 257 (11.87%) Analytical Skills
20 251 (11.59%) Java
21 249 (11.50%) Software Engineering
22 240 (11.08%) C++
23 231 (10.66%) Windows
24 221 (10.20%) Oracle
25 205 (9.46%) HTML
26 198 (9.14%) Project Management
27 197 (9.10%) Microsoft Azure
28 196 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
29 185 (8.54%) Retail
30 180 (8.31%) 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 64 (2.95%) SharePoint
2 53 (2.45%) MS Exchange
3 37 (1.71%) Apache
4 25 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
5 22 (1.02%) Apache Spark
6 20 (0.92%) Oracle Workflow
7 19 (0.88%) IBM Notes
8 17 (0.78%) Confluence
9 15 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 14 (0.65%) Skype for Business
11 13 (0.60%) IIS
12 12 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
13 7 (0.32%) NServiceBus
14 6 (0.28%) CICS
15 5 (0.23%) Tomcat
16 4 (0.18%) CMS
16 4 (0.18%) Exchange Server 2013
16 4 (0.18%) Quickr
16 4 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
17 3 (0.14%) nginx
Applications
1 119 (5.49%) Microsoft Office
2 64 (2.95%) Microsoft Excel
3 21 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 16 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 14 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
6 10 (0.46%) SOLIDWORKS
7 7 (0.32%) CATIA
8 6 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.23%) Sketch
10 4 (0.18%) Figma
10 4 (0.18%) InVision
10 4 (0.18%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.18%) Simulink
11 3 (0.14%) Abaqus
11 3 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.14%) Marvel
11 3 (0.14%) Windchill
12 2 (0.092%) Autodesk Inventor
12 2 (0.092%) OrCAD
12 2 (0.092%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 71 (3.28%) Oracle EBS
2 64 (2.95%) SAP ERP
2 64 (2.95%) SAP S/4HANA
3 52 (2.40%) Dynamics AX
4 51 (2.35%) Oracle ERP
5 47 (2.17%) Oracle EBS R12
6 40 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 39 (1.80%) SAP MM
8 36 (1.66%) SAP SD
9 33 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
9 33 (1.52%) SAP PP
10 31 (1.43%) NetSuite
11 30 (1.39%) SAP SCM
12 25 (1.15%) SAP FI
13 24 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
13 24 (1.11%) SAP CO
13 24 (1.11%) SAP FI/CO
14 23 (1.06%) SAP APO
15 20 (0.92%) Oracle Applications
15 20 (0.92%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 197 (9.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 196 (9.05%) Amazon AWS
3 109 (5.03%) SaaS
4 102 (4.71%) Office 365
5 65 (3.00%) Power Platform
6 60 (2.77%) Google Cloud Platform
7 47 (2.17%) GitHub
8 39 (1.80%) Dynamics 365
9 24 (1.11%) PaaS
10 23 (1.06%) Serverless
11 20 (0.92%) IaaS
12 14 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
13 11 (0.51%) Oracle Service Cloud
14 10 (0.46%) Heroku
15 9 (0.42%) Boomi
15 9 (0.42%) iPaaS
15 9 (0.42%) npm
15 9 (0.42%) OneDrive
16 7 (0.32%) Amazon S3
16 7 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 66 (3.05%) Firewall
2 58 (2.68%) TCP/IP
3 51 (2.35%) LAN
4 45 (2.08%) WAN
4 45 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
5 44 (2.03%) Internet
6 37 (1.71%) DNS
6 37 (1.71%) Wireless
7 34 (1.57%) VoIP
8 30 (1.39%) DHCP
9 28 (1.29%) Bluetooth
10 24 (1.11%) FTP
10 24 (1.11%) Skype
11 22 (1.02%) RS-485
12 21 (0.97%) VPN
13 20 (0.92%) Modbus
14 18 (0.83%) GSM
15 16 (0.74%) PABX
16 15 (0.69%) BGP
17 14 (0.65%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 328 (15.14%) SQL Server
2 90 (4.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 70 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 66 (3.05%) Oracle Reports
5 64 (2.95%) Power BI
6 56 (2.59%) Data Warehouse
7 55 (2.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 47 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
9 46 (2.12%) Oracle Database
10 45 (2.08%) QlikView
11 44 (2.03%) MySQL
12 38 (1.75%) BusinessObjects
13 36 (1.66%) MongoDB
14 28 (1.29%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
15 26 (1.20%) DB2
15 26 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
15 26 (1.20%) SAP HANA
16 22 (1.02%) Data Mining
16 22 (1.02%) Qlik Sense
17 21 (0.97%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 174 (8.03%) Git (software)
2 88 (4.06%) JIRA
3 85 (3.92%) Visual Studio
4 67 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 57 (2.63%) Jenkins
6 39 (1.80%) TeamCity
7 38 (1.75%) Selenium
8 27 (1.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 26 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
10 24 (1.11%) Maven
11 20 (0.92%) WebDriver
11 20 (0.92%) webpack
12 19 (0.88%) Cucumber
13 17 (0.78%) LabVIEW
14 16 (0.74%) JIRA Agile
14 16 (0.74%) Protractor
14 16 (0.74%) Visual Studio Code
15 15 (0.69%) Jasmine
15 15 (0.69%) PhpStorm
16 14 (0.65%) Robot Framework
General
1 812 (37.49%) Finance
2 632 (29.18%) Electronics
3 614 (28.35%) Marketing
4 544 (25.12%) Telecoms
5 185 (8.54%) Retail
6 69 (3.19%) Pharmaceutical
7 49 (2.26%) Automotive
7 49 (2.26%) Local Government
8 44 (2.03%) Games
9 42 (1.94%) Military
10 36 (1.66%) Aerospace
11 22 (1.02%) German Language
11 22 (1.02%) Legal
12 16 (0.74%) Banking
13 11 (0.51%) Law
14 8 (0.37%) Advertising
15 7 (0.32%) Publishing
16 6 (0.28%) General Ledger
17 5 (0.23%) Billing
18 4 (0.18%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 454 (20.96%) Developer
2 365 (16.85%) Analyst
3 217 (10.02%) Consultant
4 184 (8.49%) Architect
5 124 (5.72%) Software Engineer
6 110 (5.08%) Software Developer
7 103 (4.76%) Business Analyst
8 96 (4.43%) .NET Developer
9 93 (4.29%) Support Analyst
10 86 (3.97%) Project Manager
11 80 (3.69%) IT Manager
12 69 (3.19%) SAP Consultant
13 63 (2.91%) C# Developer
13 63 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
14 56 (2.59%) IT Support
15 51 (2.35%) Systems Engineer
16 50 (2.31%) SAP Analyst
17 48 (2.22%) IT Analyst
17 48 (2.22%) Support Engineer
18 44 (2.03%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (12.93%) .NET
2 205 (9.46%) HTML
3 147 (6.79%) CSS
4 141 (6.51%) ASP.NET
5 140 (6.46%) Web Services
6 138 (6.37%) AngularJS
7 76 (3.51%) XML
8 73 (3.37%) Node.js
9 72 (3.32%) React
10 66 (3.05%) HTML5
11 64 (2.95%) ASP.NET Web API
12 62 (2.86%) .NET Core
13 61 (2.82%) jQuery
14 60 (2.77%) REST
14 60 (2.77%) RESTful
15 59 (2.72%) Spring
16 57 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC
17 46 (2.12%) JSON
18 45 (2.08%) XSLT
19 44 (2.03%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 257 (11.87%) Analytical Skills
2 98 (4.52%) Self-Motivation
3 93 (4.29%) Life Science
4 84 (3.88%) Management Information System
5 82 (3.79%) User Experience
6 55 (2.54%) Algorithms
7 54 (2.49%) Enterprise Software
8 49 (2.26%) Embedded Systems
9 48 (2.22%) FMCG
10 43 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
11 42 (1.94%) Driving Licence
12 38 (1.75%) Data Centre
13 27 (1.25%) Blog
14 26 (1.20%) EPoS
15 25 (1.15%) Analogue Electronics
16 23 (1.06%) Client/Server
16 23 (1.06%) Public Cloud
17 22 (1.02%) Data Structures
17 22 (1.02%) Mobile App
18 18 (0.83%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 231 (10.66%) Windows
2 180 (8.31%) Linux
3 95 (4.39%) Windows Server
4 73 (3.37%) Unix
5 38 (1.75%) Windows 10
6 34 (1.57%) Apple iOS
7 32 (1.48%) Windows 7
8 30 (1.39%) Android
9 23 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
11 17 (0.78%) AIX
12 15 (0.69%) FreeRTOS
13 13 (0.60%) Embedded Linux
14 9 (0.42%) Windows XP
15 8 (0.37%) Windows 8
16 7 (0.32%) Mac OS
16 7 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (0.28%) MVS
18 4 (0.18%) Mac OS X
18 4 (0.18%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 651 (30.06%) Business Intelligence
2 613 (28.30%) Agile Software Development
3 535 (24.70%) Digital Marketing
4 524 (24.19%) Programme Management
5 439 (20.27%) ERP
6 291 (13.43%) Problem-Solving
7 249 (11.50%) Software Engineering
8 198 (9.14%) Project Management
9 175 (8.08%) ITIL
10 147 (6.79%) Scrum
11 145 (6.69%) MVC
12 143 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
13 134 (6.19%) Logistics
14 127 (5.86%) Migration
14 127 (5.86%) TDD
15 125 (5.77%) Test Automation
16 113 (5.22%) DevOps
17 110 (5.08%) Analytics
18 109 (5.03%) CRM
18 109 (5.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 526 (24.28%) SQL
2 399 (18.42%) C#
3 301 (13.90%) JavaScript
4 251 (11.59%) Java
5 240 (11.08%) C++
6 151 (6.97%) Python
7 137 (6.33%) C
8 134 (6.19%) T-SQL
9 69 (3.19%) VB
10 68 (3.14%) PHP
11 52 (2.40%) VB.NET
12 48 (2.22%) PL/SQL
13 39 (1.80%) PowerShell
14 33 (1.52%) R
14 33 (1.52%) TypeScript
15 32 (1.48%) Bash Shell
16 25 (1.15%) VB6
17 22 (1.02%) RPG
18 21 (0.97%) ES6
19 20 (0.92%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 452 (20.87%) Degree
2 110 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 81 (3.74%) SC Cleared
4 58 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 51 (2.35%) DV Cleared
6 37 (1.71%) Cisco Certification
7 32 (1.48%) PMI Certification
8 29 (1.34%) PMP
9 24 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (1.02%) CCNA
11 20 (0.92%) CCNP
11 20 (0.92%) HND
12 18 (0.83%) APMP
12 18 (0.83%) AWS Certification
13 16 (0.74%) ISTQB
13 16 (0.74%) TOGAF Certification
14 14 (0.65%) HNC
15 13 (0.60%) Chartered Engineer
15 13 (0.60%) MCSE
15 13 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 114 (5.26%) QA
2 53 (2.45%) SLA
3 41 (1.89%) ISO 9001
4 35 (1.62%) GDPR
5 22 (1.02%) Data Quality
6 20 (0.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 18 (0.83%) PMO
8 15 (0.69%) PCI DSS
9 12 (0.55%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 11 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 8 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 15288
12 7 (0.32%) Def Stans
13 6 (0.28%) ISO 13485
14 5 (0.23%) COBIT
14 5 (0.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 4 (0.18%) HMG Infosec
15 4 (0.18%) JSP 440
16 3 (0.14%) GxP
16 3 (0.14%) HL7
16 3 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 139 (6.42%) Active Directory
2 82 (3.79%) Firmware
3 49 (2.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 43 (1.99%) Docker
5 33 (1.52%) Hyper-V
6 17 (0.78%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (0.37%) BitLocker
8 7 (0.32%) vSphere
9 6 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.23%) XenApp
11 4 (0.18%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.18%) XenDesktop
12 3 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
12 3 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
13 1 (0.046%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 1 (0.046%) Forefront TMG
13 1 (0.046%) Oracle Clusterware
13 1 (0.046%) vCloud
13 1 (0.046%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 24 (1.11%) SCCM
2 22 (1.02%) Kubernetes
3 20 (0.92%) Terraform
4 12 (0.55%) IBM BigFix
5 11 (0.51%) Ansible
5 11 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (0.46%) SCOM
7 8 (0.37%) Cisco Prime
8 7 (0.32%) Puppet
8 7 (0.32%) SCOrch
9 6 (0.28%) Cisco CUCM
9 6 (0.28%) Grafana
9 6 (0.28%) Graphite
9 6 (0.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 6 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
9 6 (0.28%) Single Sign-On
10 5 (0.23%) McAfee ePO
11 4 (0.18%) Nagios
12 3 (0.14%) NetBackup
12 3 (0.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 797 (36.80%) SAP
2 465 (21.47%) Microsoft
3 221 (10.20%) Oracle
4 134 (6.19%) VMware
5 80 (3.69%) Cisco
6 60 (2.77%) Google
7 49 (2.26%) EMC
8 46 (2.12%) JD Edwards
9 43 (1.99%) Citrix
10 40 (1.85%) Cognos
10 40 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
11 37 (1.71%) HP
12 32 (1.48%) IBM
12 32 (1.48%) Tableau
13 28 (1.29%) Rackspace
14 22 (1.02%) Infor
15 21 (0.97%) Sage
16 20 (0.92%) McAfee
17 19 (0.88%) Lotus
18 17 (0.78%) Aruba