Period
to 23 February 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 6 months to 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
UK
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 154 163 167
Rank change year-on-year +9 +4 +10
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 3,993 3,647 4,377
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.27% 2.08% 2.07%
As % of the General category 5.41% 4.96% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2,886 2,853 3,410
UK median annual salary £48,500 £46,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.43% -3.16% -1.04%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 73,794 73,505 94,227
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.88% 41.88% 44.59%
Number of salaries quoted 57,411 59,173 75,968
UK median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +2.27% +1.15% +2.35%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Manufacturing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in the UK

Manufacturing
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manufacturing.

Salary trend for Manufacturing in the UK

Manufacturing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing over the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Manufacturing in the UK

Manufacturing
Top 16 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the UK over the 6 months to 23 February 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
England +9 3,619 £50,000 +5.26% 1,182
UK excluding London +4 3,024 £45,000 - 1,111
North of England +5 837 £47,500 +11.76% 232
Midlands +13 707 £44,500 +4.71% 319
London +80 695 £60,000 - 143
South East +18 686 £50,000 +5.26% 205
North West +20 545 £50,000 +11.11% 110
West Midlands +23 520 £45,000 +5.88% 210
South West -22 378 £50,000 +5.26% 136
East of England +54 267 £45,000 - 145
Yorkshire -41 204 £40,000 - 88
East Midlands -19 182 £42,500 +6.25% 109
Scotland -5 104 £45,000 +12.50% 41
North East +4 87 £60,000 +29.73% 34
Wales -4 57 £35,000 -10.26% 31
Northern Ireland -30 14 £28,750 -11.54% 2

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 1,642 (41.12%) SAP
2 1,605 (40.20%) Finance
3 804 (20.14%) Business Intelligence
4 799 (20.01%) ERP
5 788 (19.73%) Microsoft
6 761 (19.06%) SQL
7 752 (18.83%) Retail
8 724 (18.13%) Electronics
9 702 (17.58%) Marketing
10 661 (16.55%) Telecoms
11 644 (16.13%) Degree
12 633 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
13 625 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
14 614 (15.38%) Programme Management
15 588 (14.73%) Digital Marketing
16 494 (12.37%) Logistics
17 454 (11.37%) C#
18 435 (10.89%) Project Management
19 363 (9.09%) JavaScript
20 331 (8.29%) .NET
21 330 (8.26%) Oracle
22 317 (7.94%) SQL Server
23 314 (7.86%) Windows
24 300 (7.51%) Migration
25 290 (7.26%) HTML
25 290 (7.26%) Java
26 283 (7.09%) Continuous Improvement
27 281 (7.04%) Advertising
28 276 (6.91%) Dynamics AX
29 269 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 61 (1.53%) MS Exchange
2 59 (1.48%) SharePoint
3 48 (1.20%) Apache Spark
4 41 (1.03%) Tomcat
5 38 (0.95%) Mule
6 37 (0.93%) JBoss
7 28 (0.70%) Mule ESB
7 28 (0.70%) SAS
8 25 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2010
9 21 (0.53%) IIS
10 20 (0.50%) CMS
10 20 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
11 17 (0.43%) Apache
12 15 (0.38%) NetWeaver
13 13 (0.33%) WordPress
14 12 (0.30%) Skype for Business
15 9 (0.23%) Exchange Server 2013
16 8 (0.20%) Drupal
16 8 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
16 8 (0.20%) nginx
Applications
1 123 (3.08%) Microsoft Office
2 74 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 46 (1.15%) MS Visio
4 35 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 32 (0.80%) SOLIDWORKS
6 26 (0.65%) Microsoft Project
7 21 (0.53%) AutoCAD
8 15 (0.38%) Photoshop
9 14 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
10 12 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 11 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
12 9 (0.23%) PTC Creo
13 8 (0.20%) Pro/ENGINEER
13 8 (0.20%) Simulink
14 7 (0.18%) OrCAD
15 6 (0.15%) Autodesk Inventor
16 4 (0.10%) Acrobat
16 4 (0.10%) RoboHelp
16 4 (0.10%) Snagit
16 4 (0.10%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 276 (6.91%) Dynamics AX
2 131 (3.28%) SAP FI
3 129 (3.23%) SAP CO
3 129 (3.23%) SAP PP
3 129 (3.23%) SAP S/4HANA
4 128 (3.21%) SAP FI/CO
5 126 (3.16%) Dynamics NAV
6 117 (2.93%) NetSuite
7 112 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
8 108 (2.70%) SAP SD
9 101 (2.53%) SAP MM
10 85 (2.13%) Oracle EBS
11 70 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
11 70 (1.75%) SAP ERP
12 68 (1.70%) SAP SCM
13 66 (1.65%) SAP Business One
14 56 (1.40%) Sage X3
15 38 (0.95%) SAP VC
16 37 (0.93%) JDE EnterpriseOne
17 35 (0.88%) SAP APO
Cloud Services
1 210 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
2 177 (4.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 139 (3.48%) Dynamics 365
4 115 (2.88%) SaaS
5 94 (2.35%) Office 365
6 43 (1.08%) Google Cloud Platform
7 41 (1.03%) GitHub
8 33 (0.83%) Amazon EC2
9 22 (0.55%) PaaS
10 21 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
11 20 (0.50%) npm
11 20 (0.50%) SuccessFactors
12 19 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 16 (0.40%) IaaS
14 15 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
15 13 (0.33%) FinancialForce
16 11 (0.28%) Google Analytics
17 8 (0.20%) Amazon S3
17 8 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
18 6 (0.15%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 112 (2.80%) Wireless
2 84 (2.10%) Firewall
3 72 (1.80%) DNS
4 69 (1.73%) TCP/IP
5 67 (1.68%) WAN
6 65 (1.63%) LAN
7 59 (1.48%) DHCP
7 59 (1.48%) Internet
8 54 (1.35%) Network Security
9 49 (1.23%) HTTP
10 48 (1.20%) Unified Communications
11 34 (0.85%) VoIP
12 30 (0.75%) RFID
13 28 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
13 28 (0.70%) Ethernet
14 24 (0.60%) SAN
15 23 (0.58%) VPN
15 23 (0.58%) Wireless Security
16 21 (0.53%) Remote Desktop
16 21 (0.53%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 317 (7.94%) SQL Server
2 162 (4.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 147 (3.68%) Big Data
4 125 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
5 109 (2.73%) MySQL
6 93 (2.33%) SAP HANA
7 85 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 81 (2.03%) Data Warehouse
9 78 (1.95%) NoSQL
10 75 (1.88%) MongoDB
11 71 (1.78%) Hadoop
12 56 (1.40%) Oracle Database
13 54 (1.35%) Apache Cassandra
14 50 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
15 48 (1.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
16 47 (1.18%) SAP BW
17 46 (1.15%) Relational Database
18 39 (0.98%) QlikView
19 37 (0.93%) BusinessObjects
20 32 (0.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 165 (4.13%) Git (software)
2 95 (2.38%) LSMW
3 87 (2.18%) eCATT
4 79 (1.98%) JIRA
5 74 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 52 (1.30%) Visual Studio
7 50 (1.25%) Jenkins
8 48 (1.20%) JUnit
9 29 (0.73%) gulp
9 29 (0.73%) Selenium
10 28 (0.70%) GitLab
11 24 (0.60%) Grunt
12 23 (0.58%) IntelliJ
13 20 (0.50%) TeamCity
13 20 (0.50%) webpack
14 19 (0.48%) Mercurial
15 18 (0.45%) Cucumber
16 17 (0.43%) Bitbucket
17 14 (0.35%) Oracle Forms
18 12 (0.30%) LabVIEW
General
1 1,605 (40.20%) Finance
2 752 (18.83%) Retail
3 724 (18.13%) Electronics
4 702 (17.58%) Marketing
5 661 (16.55%) Telecoms
6 281 (7.04%) Advertising
7 214 (5.36%) Publishing
8 144 (3.61%) Automotive
9 110 (2.75%) Billing
10 101 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 74 (1.85%) Banking
12 55 (1.38%) Legal
13 50 (1.25%) Aerospace
14 44 (1.10%) General Ledger
15 43 (1.08%) German Language
16 32 (0.80%) French Language
17 21 (0.53%) Back Office
18 17 (0.43%) Local Government
19 16 (0.40%) Games
20 15 (0.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 868 (21.74%) Consultant
2 676 (16.93%) Analyst
3 557 (13.95%) Developer
4 468 (11.72%) SAP Consultant
5 364 (9.12%) Architect
6 276 (6.91%) Business Analyst
7 230 (5.76%) SAP Analyst
8 169 (4.23%) Project Manager
9 145 (3.63%) Solutions Architect
10 129 (3.23%) Support Analyst
11 123 (3.08%) IT Manager
12 120 (3.01%) SAP Business Analyst
13 117 (2.93%) C# Developer
14 114 (2.85%) Software Engineer
15 109 (2.73%) .NET Developer
16 103 (2.58%) ERP Manager
17 99 (2.48%) Senior Developer
18 96 (2.40%) C# .NET Developer
19 93 (2.33%) SAP Architect
20 79 (1.98%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 331 (8.29%) .NET
2 290 (7.26%) HTML
3 238 (5.96%) CSS
4 216 (5.41%) AngularJS
5 180 (4.51%) Web Services
6 162 (4.06%) ASP.NET
7 132 (3.31%) HTML5
8 122 (3.06%) XML
9 120 (3.01%) EDI
10 105 (2.63%) IDoc
11 98 (2.45%) RESTful
12 94 (2.35%) JSON
13 83 (2.08%) REST
14 82 (2.05%) jQuery
15 81 (2.03%) ASP.NET MVC
16 76 (1.90%) Spring
17 70 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
17 70 (1.75%) React
18 67 (1.68%) Hibernate
19 61 (1.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 633 (15.85%) Analytical Skills
2 155 (3.88%) Computer Science
3 143 (3.58%) Life Science
4 125 (3.13%) FMCG
5 121 (3.03%) Data Centre
6 113 (2.83%) Greenfield Project
7 112 (2.80%) Management Information System
8 107 (2.68%) User Experience
9 88 (2.20%) LIMS
10 56 (1.40%) Mobile App
11 51 (1.28%) Embedded Systems
12 49 (1.23%) Data Structures
13 45 (1.13%) Algorithms
13 45 (1.13%) Driving Licence
14 42 (1.05%) Mobile Computing
15 39 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
16 29 (0.73%) Robotics
17 28 (0.70%) Fintech
18 27 (0.68%) Virtual Team
19 23 (0.58%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 314 (7.86%) Windows
2 196 (4.91%) Linux
3 137 (3.43%) Windows Server
4 85 (2.13%) Android
5 68 (1.70%) Apple iOS
6 60 (1.50%) Unix
7 52 (1.30%) Windows 7
8 50 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
9 45 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
10 37 (0.93%) Windows 10
11 27 (0.68%) Windows Server 2003
12 22 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
13 15 (0.38%) Windows 8
14 12 (0.30%) Debian
15 11 (0.28%) VMS
16 9 (0.23%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.20%) Ubuntu
17 8 (0.20%) Windows XP
18 5 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
18 5 (0.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 804 (20.14%) Business Intelligence
2 799 (20.01%) ERP
3 625 (15.65%) Agile Software Development
4 614 (15.38%) Programme Management
5 588 (14.73%) Digital Marketing
6 494 (12.37%) Logistics
7 435 (10.89%) Project Management
8 300 (7.51%) Migration
9 283 (7.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 269 (6.74%) Stakeholder Management
11 257 (6.44%) CRM
12 234 (5.86%) Software Engineering
13 232 (5.81%) Mentoring
14 211 (5.28%) ITIL
15 207 (5.18%) MVC
16 190 (4.76%) Presales
17 189 (4.73%) Analytics
18 183 (4.58%) Business Analysis
19 174 (4.36%) SDLC
20 171 (4.28%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 761 (19.06%) SQL
2 454 (11.37%) C#
3 363 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 290 (7.26%) Java
5 260 (6.51%) C++
6 224 (5.61%) ABAP
7 198 (4.96%) Python
8 187 (4.68%) C
9 94 (2.35%) T-SQL
10 76 (1.90%) PHP
11 63 (1.58%) Go
12 58 (1.45%) Bash Shell
13 56 (1.40%) PL/SQL
14 39 (0.98%) Embedded C
14 39 (0.98%) Ruby
14 39 (0.98%) VB.NET
15 38 (0.95%) PowerShell
16 34 (0.85%) VB
17 31 (0.78%) Lua
18 30 (0.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 644 (16.13%) Degree
2 142 (3.56%) Security Cleared
3 98 (2.45%) Cisco Certification
4 89 (2.23%) SC Cleared
5 81 (2.03%) Microsoft Certification
6 73 (1.83%) Computer Science Degree
7 64 (1.60%) CCNA
8 43 (1.08%) CCNP
9 42 (1.05%) Master's Degree
10 39 (0.98%) APMP
11 38 (0.95%) HND
12 35 (0.88%) CISSP
13 32 (0.80%) MCSE
14 31 (0.78%) HNC
14 31 (0.78%) ITIL Certification
15 30 (0.75%) MCSA
15 30 (0.75%) PMI Certification
16 28 (0.70%) PhD
17 24 (0.60%) CCIE
17 24 (0.60%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 168 (4.21%) QA
2 55 (1.38%) SLA
3 45 (1.13%) PMO
4 40 (1.00%) Data Quality
5 30 (0.75%) GDPR
5 30 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 21 (0.53%) ISO 9001
7 20 (0.50%) PCI DSS
8 15 (0.38%) GMP
9 13 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 11 (0.28%) GAMP
11 10 (0.25%) GCP
12 9 (0.23%) GxP
12 9 (0.23%) SEPA
13 7 (0.18%) Basel III
13 7 (0.18%) DO-254
13 7 (0.18%) TARGET2
14 6 (0.15%) COSHH
14 6 (0.15%) MISRA
15 5 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 188 (4.71%) Active Directory
2 100 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 62 (1.55%) Docker
4 54 (1.35%) Firmware
5 32 (0.80%) Hyper-V
6 24 (0.60%) XenApp
7 19 (0.48%) vSphere
8 7 (0.18%) Apache Flume
8 7 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.18%) XenDesktop
9 5 (0.13%) NFS
10 4 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
10 4 (0.10%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.075%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.050%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.050%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.050%) XenServer
13 1 (0.025%) Cronacle
13 1 (0.025%) Microsoft App-V
13 1 (0.025%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 48 (1.20%) Kubernetes
1 48 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
2 39 (0.98%) Ansible
3 37 (0.93%) Puppet
4 34 (0.85%) SCCM
5 17 (0.43%) ZABBIX
6 15 (0.38%) SCOM
7 10 (0.25%) Microsoft Clustering
8 8 (0.20%) Ambari
9 7 (0.18%) Hadoop YARN
9 7 (0.18%) SCOrch
9 7 (0.18%) WSUS
10 6 (0.15%) Simian Army
11 5 (0.13%) Backup Exec
11 5 (0.13%) Marathon
11 5 (0.13%) Mesos
11 5 (0.13%) rkt
12 4 (0.10%) Nagios
12 4 (0.10%) Oozie
12 4 (0.10%) Terraform
Vendors
1 1,642 (41.12%) SAP
2 788 (19.73%) Microsoft
3 330 (8.26%) Oracle
4 202 (5.06%) Sage
5 179 (4.48%) Epicor
6 170 (4.26%) Infor
7 168 (4.21%) IFS
8 162 (4.06%) VMware
9 132 (3.31%) Cisco
10 115 (2.88%) JD Edwards
11 98 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
12 83 (2.08%) Google
13 70 (1.75%) EMC
14 69 (1.73%) Dell
15 58 (1.45%) F5
16 55 (1.38%) Citrix
17 46 (1.15%) NetApp
18 45 (1.13%) HP
19 44 (1.10%) Apple
20 42 (1.05%) Splunk