Period
to 26 September 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 26 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 164 126 159
Rank change year-on-year -38 +33 +3
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 3,473 4,690 4,176
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.07% 2.64% 2.17%
As % of the General category 5.03% 6.00% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,465 3,316 3,077
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.53% -0.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,375 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £73,750
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 69,024 78,225 83,473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.23% 44.03% 43.30%
Number of salaries quoted 53,052 56,926 68,314
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,750 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,250 £44,000
% change year-on-year +1.69% +0.57% +3.53%

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 26 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Manufacturing in the UK

Manufacturing
Top 17 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 26 September 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 -43 3,216 £47,500 - 1,744
UK excluding London -25 2,809 £45,000 - 1,792
North of England -31 654 £45,000 +5.88% 348
South East -18 637 £50,000 +2.04% 336
Midlands +1 579 £42,500 +5.59% 393
South West -26 511 £45,000 -5.26% 371
London -99 505 £61,000 +4.27% 125
West Midlands +17 396 £42,500 -5.56% 223
North West -34 388 £47,500 +11.76% 169
East of England +10 292 £45,750 +25.34% 179
Yorkshire +12 210 £42,500 +6.25% 150
East Midlands -4 181 £42,500 +6.25% 170
Scotland +20 90 £45,000 +12.50% 77
North East -40 56 £60,000 +26.32% 30
Wales -17 46 £41,250 +26.92% 89
Northern Ireland -12 6 £41,750 +23.70% 7
Channel Islands - 5 £72,500 -

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 1,476 (42.50%) Finance
2 1,324 (38.12%) SAP
3 842 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
4 812 (23.38%) Electronics
5 774 (22.29%) Marketing
6 746 (21.48%) Telecoms
7 732 (21.08%) Microsoft
8 711 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
9 695 (20.01%) Programme Management
10 665 (19.15%) Digital Marketing
11 661 (19.03%) SQL
12 638 (18.37%) ERP
13 605 (17.42%) Retail
14 581 (16.73%) C#
15 567 (16.33%) Degree
16 484 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
17 465 (13.39%) JavaScript
18 456 (13.13%) .NET
19 455 (13.10%) Problem-Solving
20 393 (11.32%) Java
21 386 (11.11%) HTML
22 363 (10.45%) Software Engineering
23 356 (10.25%) Project Management
24 355 (10.22%) C++
25 344 (9.90%) Windows
26 337 (9.70%) SQL Server
27 329 (9.47%) Oracle
28 310 (8.93%) Python
29 306 (8.81%) CSS
30 297 (8.55%) Logistics

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
1 111 (3.20%) SharePoint
2 47 (1.35%) Apache Spark
3 35 (1.01%) MS Exchange
4 27 (0.78%) Apache
5 26 (0.75%) Drupal
6 23 (0.66%) Tomcat
7 20 (0.58%) CMS
8 19 (0.55%) IIS
9 17 (0.49%) Confluence
9 17 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2010
9 17 (0.49%) JBoss
9 17 (0.49%) OpenStack
10 15 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
10 15 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
11 14 (0.40%) Mule
12 13 (0.37%) Exchange Server 2007
13 12 (0.35%) Mule ESB
14 11 (0.32%) SAS
14 11 (0.32%) WordPress
15 10 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 158 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
2 140 (4.03%) Microsoft Excel
3 53 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 42 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
5 34 (0.98%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.40%) SOLIDWORKS
7 13 (0.37%) Spreadsheet
8 10 (0.29%) OrCAD
9 7 (0.20%) Houdini
9 7 (0.20%) Maya
10 6 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.17%) AutoCAD
10 6 (0.17%) PTC Creo
10 6 (0.17%) Windchill
11 5 (0.14%) InDesign
11 5 (0.14%) Photoshop
11 5 (0.14%) Simulink
12 4 (0.12%) Autodesk Inventor
12 4 (0.12%) Pro/ENGINEER
13 3 (0.086%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 248 (7.14%) Dynamics AX
2 130 (3.74%) Dynamics NAV
3 104 (2.99%) NetSuite
4 89 (2.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 89 (2.56%) SAP S/4HANA
5 88 (2.53%) SAP PP
6 86 (2.48%) SAP SCM
7 71 (2.04%) SAP APO
8 54 (1.55%) SAP FI
9 52 (1.50%) SAP CO
9 52 (1.50%) SAP FI/CO
10 49 (1.41%) SAP SD
11 46 (1.32%) Oracle EBS
12 42 (1.21%) SAP Business One
13 40 (1.15%) SAP ERP
13 40 (1.15%) SAP MM
13 40 (1.15%) SAP QM
14 35 (1.01%) Infor M3
15 32 (0.92%) SAP WM
16 25 (0.72%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 225 (6.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 188 (5.41%) Amazon AWS
3 145 (4.18%) Dynamics 365
4 122 (3.51%) Office 365
5 115 (3.31%) SaaS
6 85 (2.45%) Google Cloud Platform
7 27 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
7 27 (0.78%) GitHub
8 20 (0.58%) IaaS
9 17 (0.49%) PaaS
10 14 (0.40%) SuccessFactors
11 13 (0.37%) Google Analytics
12 12 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
13 8 (0.23%) Amazon EMR
13 8 (0.23%) IBM Cloud
14 7 (0.20%) Amazon SageMaker
14 7 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
15 5 (0.14%) Basecamp
16 4 (0.12%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 4 (0.12%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 84 (2.42%) Wireless
2 76 (2.19%) TCP/IP
3 71 (2.04%) Firewall
4 68 (1.96%) HTTP
5 66 (1.90%) DNS
6 63 (1.81%) DHCP
6 63 (1.81%) Internet
7 55 (1.58%) WAN
8 53 (1.53%) LAN
9 49 (1.41%) VPN
10 32 (0.92%) Unified Communications
11 31 (0.89%) SAN
12 29 (0.84%) Network Security
13 28 (0.81%) Ethernet
14 27 (0.78%) VoIP
15 25 (0.72%) Intranet
16 24 (0.69%) Wireless Security
17 23 (0.66%) Bluetooth
18 22 (0.63%) VLAN
19 21 (0.60%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (9.70%) SQL Server
2 89 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 88 (2.53%) Big Data
4 78 (2.25%) MySQL
5 72 (2.07%) Crystal Reports
6 69 (1.99%) Relational Database
6 69 (1.99%) SAP HANA
7 68 (1.96%) NoSQL
8 56 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
9 55 (1.58%) Hadoop
10 53 (1.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 50 (1.44%) MongoDB
12 49 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
13 45 (1.30%) SAP BW
14 38 (1.09%) SQL Server 2008
15 37 (1.07%) Power BI
16 35 (1.01%) Oracle Database
17 31 (0.89%) Data Mining
18 29 (0.84%) Neo4j
18 29 (0.84%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 177 (5.10%) Git (software)
2 86 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 85 (2.45%) Jenkins
4 77 (2.22%) JIRA
5 72 (2.07%) Visual Studio
6 51 (1.47%) Subversion
7 45 (1.30%) gulp
7 45 (1.30%) TeamCity
8 43 (1.24%) Selenium
9 39 (1.12%) JUnit
10 30 (0.86%) LabVIEW
10 30 (0.86%) Vagrant
11 26 (0.75%) SpecFlow
12 22 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 22 (0.63%) Cucumber
12 22 (0.63%) Jasmine
12 22 (0.63%) TestNG
13 17 (0.49%) Protractor
14 14 (0.40%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 13 (0.37%) LSMW
General
1 1,476 (42.50%) Finance
2 812 (23.38%) Electronics
3 774 (22.29%) Marketing
4 746 (21.48%) Telecoms
5 605 (17.42%) Retail
6 120 (3.46%) Advertising
6 120 (3.46%) Automotive
7 118 (3.40%) Publishing
8 80 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
9 65 (1.87%) Banking
10 56 (1.61%) Aerospace
11 40 (1.15%) Games
12 37 (1.07%) Billing
12 37 (1.07%) Legal
13 34 (0.98%) Law
14 26 (0.75%) German Language
15 21 (0.60%) Local Government
16 20 (0.58%) Italian Language
17 15 (0.43%) General Ledger
17 15 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 690 (19.87%) Developer
2 524 (15.09%) Analyst
3 415 (11.95%) Consultant
4 314 (9.04%) Architect
5 207 (5.96%) .NET Developer
6 196 (5.64%) C# Developer
7 189 (5.44%) Software Engineer
8 177 (5.10%) Project Manager
9 168 (4.84%) Software Developer
10 167 (4.81%) Business Analyst
11 165 (4.75%) SAP Consultant
12 147 (4.23%) C# .NET Developer
13 131 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
14 111 (3.20%) SAP Analyst
15 105 (3.02%) Support Analyst
16 90 (2.59%) Java Developer
17 89 (2.56%) Embedded Engineer
17 89 (2.56%) Senior Developer
18 86 (2.48%) Support Engineer
19 82 (2.36%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 456 (13.13%) .NET
2 386 (11.11%) HTML
3 306 (8.81%) CSS
4 282 (8.12%) AngularJS
5 235 (6.77%) Web Services
6 213 (6.13%) ASP.NET
7 130 (3.74%) HTML5
8 127 (3.66%) jQuery
9 118 (3.40%) RESTful
10 105 (3.02%) ASP.NET Web API
11 99 (2.85%) Node.js
12 98 (2.82%) REST
13 95 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
14 88 (2.53%) XML
15 87 (2.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 85 (2.45%) SOAP
17 78 (2.25%) .NET Framework
18 72 (2.07%) Spring
19 68 (1.96%) React
20 60 (1.73%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 484 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
2 176 (5.07%) Self-Motivation
3 165 (4.75%) Computer Science
4 142 (4.09%) Greenfield Project
5 130 (3.74%) Life Science
6 123 (3.54%) User Experience
7 119 (3.43%) Management Information System
8 103 (2.97%) Data Centre
8 103 (2.97%) Embedded Systems
9 72 (2.07%) Algorithms
10 69 (1.99%) FMCG
11 59 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
11 59 (1.70%) Mobile App
12 41 (1.18%) Blog
13 33 (0.95%) Device Driver
13 33 (0.95%) Driving Licence
13 33 (0.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 33 (0.95%) Virtual Team
14 30 (0.86%) Analytical Mindset
15 29 (0.84%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 344 (9.90%) Windows
2 187 (5.38%) Linux
3 124 (3.57%) Windows Server
4 68 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
5 65 (1.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 61 (1.76%) Windows 7
7 58 (1.67%) Windows 10
8 41 (1.18%) Unix
9 40 (1.15%) Android
10 34 (0.98%) Apple iOS
11 28 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
12 23 (0.66%) Windows 8
13 15 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
14 12 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
14 12 (0.35%) Windows XP
15 10 (0.29%) Debian
15 10 (0.29%) Solaris
16 6 (0.17%) Ubuntu
17 5 (0.14%) Mac OS
17 5 (0.14%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 842 (24.24%) Business Intelligence
2 711 (20.47%) Agile Software Development
3 695 (20.01%) Programme Management
4 665 (19.15%) Digital Marketing
5 638 (18.37%) ERP
6 455 (13.10%) Problem-Solving
7 363 (10.45%) Software Engineering
8 356 (10.25%) Project Management
9 297 (8.55%) Logistics
10 285 (8.21%) MVC
11 245 (7.05%) Scrum
12 235 (6.77%) CRM
13 233 (6.71%) Stakeholder Management
14 220 (6.33%) ITIL
15 216 (6.22%) Analytics
16 195 (5.61%) Test Automation
17 183 (5.27%) TDD
18 180 (5.18%) Presales
19 179 (5.15%) Migration
20 172 (4.95%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 661 (19.03%) SQL
2 581 (16.73%) C#
3 465 (13.39%) JavaScript
4 393 (11.32%) Java
5 355 (10.22%) C++
6 310 (8.93%) Python
7 231 (6.65%) C
8 89 (2.56%) T-SQL
9 82 (2.36%) PHP
10 75 (2.16%) Bash Shell
11 64 (1.84%) ABAP
11 64 (1.84%) Go
12 57 (1.64%) Embedded C
13 53 (1.53%) PL/SQL
14 52 (1.50%) Perl
15 51 (1.47%) X++
16 48 (1.38%) VB.NET
17 43 (1.24%) PowerShell
18 41 (1.18%) Ruby
19 37 (1.07%) R
Qualifications
1 567 (16.33%) Degree
2 137 (3.94%) Security Cleared
3 108 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
4 84 (2.42%) SC Cleared
5 62 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
6 54 (1.55%) PhD
7 47 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 40 (1.15%) CCNA
9 38 (1.09%) DV Cleared
10 37 (1.07%) PMI Certification
11 36 (1.04%) CCNP
12 34 (0.98%) CCIE
12 34 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
13 33 (0.95%) CISSP
14 32 (0.92%) APMP
15 26 (0.75%) PMP
16 24 (0.69%) CIMA
17 21 (0.60%) CISM
18 20 (0.58%) HND
19 17 (0.49%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (3.43%) QA
2 52 (1.50%) GDPR
3 46 (1.32%) PMO
4 42 (1.21%) SLA
5 33 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 24 (0.69%) ISO 9001
7 15 (0.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 13 (0.37%) PCI DSS
9 10 (0.29%) Data Quality
9 10 (0.29%) IASME
10 6 (0.17%) ISO 13485
11 5 (0.14%) Cyber Essentials
11 5 (0.14%) HL7
12 4 (0.12%) JTAG
13 3 (0.086%) GMP
13 3 (0.086%) Government Security Classifications
13 3 (0.086%) ISO 14001
14 2 (0.058%) 21 CFR Part 11
14 2 (0.058%) GAAP
14 2 (0.058%) IFRS
System Software
1 144 (4.15%) Active Directory
2 103 (2.97%) Docker
3 99 (2.85%) Firmware
4 88 (2.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 44 (1.27%) Hyper-V
6 23 (0.66%) VirtualBox
7 15 (0.43%) vSphere
8 12 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
9 10 (0.29%) VMware ESXi
10 8 (0.23%) XenApp
11 6 (0.17%) XenDesktop
12 5 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
12 5 (0.14%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.12%) Ceph
13 4 (0.12%) KVM
13 4 (0.12%) Terminal Server
13 4 (0.12%) Terminal Services
14 3 (0.086%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.086%) Xen
14 3 (0.086%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 82 (2.36%) Kubernetes
2 67 (1.93%) Ansible
3 31 (0.89%) Terraform
4 24 (0.69%) Puppet
5 21 (0.60%) SCCM
6 19 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
7 15 (0.43%) Docker Swarm
7 15 (0.43%) Nagios
8 11 (0.32%) Backup Exec
9 10 (0.29%) Cisco CUCM
9 10 (0.29%) Cisco Prime
10 9 (0.26%) Grafana
10 9 (0.26%) Host Intrusion Detection System
11 8 (0.23%) Salt
12 7 (0.20%) Cacti
12 7 (0.20%) Kibana
12 7 (0.20%) Microsoft Clustering
12 7 (0.20%) SCOM
12 7 (0.20%) WSUS
13 5 (0.14%) Istio
Vendors
1 1,324 (38.12%) SAP
2 732 (21.08%) Microsoft
3 329 (9.47%) Oracle
4 167 (4.81%) VMware
5 122 (3.51%) Google
6 111 (3.20%) JD Edwards
7 110 (3.17%) Sage
8 106 (3.05%) Cisco
9 101 (2.91%) Infor
10 94 (2.71%) Epicor
11 74 (2.13%) IFS
12 67 (1.93%) EMC
13 64 (1.84%) Citrix
14 46 (1.32%) Dell
14 46 (1.32%) Tableau
15 42 (1.21%) F5
16 39 (1.12%) NetApp
17 35 (1.01%) Splunk
18 33 (0.95%) Xamarin
19 32 (0.92%) Salesforce.com