Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 119 166 156
Rank change year-on-year +47 -10 +36
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 4898 3887 4628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.72% 2.08% 2.12%
As % of the General category 6.19% 4.86% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3428 2931 3566
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £78,750
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 79173 79903 98578
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.04% 42.72% 45.07%
Number of salaries quoted 57816 65045 78768
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,250 £28,970 £28,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 20 November 2017.

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 20 November 2017. 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 +46 4513 £47,500 - 470
UK excluding London +27 3730 £45,000 - 371
North of England +20 1017 £45,000 - 97
London +111 877 £57,500 - 105
South East +35 779 £50,000 - 67
South West +38 746 £47,500 - 65
North West +14 691 £45,000 -2.17% 54
Midlands +7 687 £42,500 +6.25% 73
West Midlands +16 490 £45,000 +12.50% 34
East of England +58 346 £40,001 -11.11% 57
Yorkshire -5 216 £40,000 - 28
East Midlands -11 189 £40,000 - 39
North East +22 109 £47,500 -9.52% 15
Wales +33 85 £33,500 -6.94% 2
Scotland -23 76 £44,500 +4.71% 9
Northern Ireland -30 22 £31,250 +4.17% 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Manufacturing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 2697 (55.06%) SAP
2 2412 (49.24%) Finance
3 1809 (36.93%) Business Intelligence
4 1776 (36.26%) Electronics
5 1730 (35.32%) Marketing
6 1708 (34.87%) Telecoms
7 1653 (33.75%) Programme Management
8 1622 (33.12%) Digital Marketing
9 991 (20.23%) SQL
10 887 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
11 852 (17.39%) Microsoft
12 794 (16.21%) Degree
13 726 (14.82%) Retail
14 662 (13.52%) ERP
15 583 (11.90%) Java
16 566 (11.56%) Project Management
17 526 (10.74%) JavaScript
18 524 (10.70%) C#
19 519 (10.60%) Windows
19 519 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
20 518 (10.58%) .NET
21 476 (9.72%) HTML
22 468 (9.55%) SQL Server
23 460 (9.39%) Logistics
24 403 (8.23%) Python
25 396 (8.08%) Linux
26 390 (7.96%) CSS
27 389 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
28 384 (7.84%) Oracle
29 336 (6.86%) 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
1 106 (2.16%) Tomcat
2 105 (2.14%) Apache Spark
3 90 (1.84%) MS Exchange
4 74 (1.51%) JBoss
5 70 (1.43%) Mule
5 70 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 55 (1.12%) CMS
6 55 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
6 55 (1.12%) Mule ESB
7 53 (1.08%) Apache
8 51 (1.04%) IIS
9 39 (0.80%) Exchange Server 2010
10 31 (0.63%) Confluence
11 29 (0.59%) SAS
12 27 (0.55%) WebSphere
12 27 (0.55%) WordPress
13 14 (0.29%) Apache Airflow
13 14 (0.29%) Exchange Server 2007
13 14 (0.29%) WebLogic
14 13 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 201 (4.10%) Microsoft Office
2 124 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 63 (1.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 37 (0.76%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 37 (0.76%) MS Visio
5 35 (0.71%) Microsoft Project
6 30 (0.61%) SOLIDWORKS
7 24 (0.49%) Adobe Illustrator
8 20 (0.41%) AutoCAD
9 19 (0.39%) FileZilla
10 14 (0.29%) Photoshop
11 9 (0.18%) Autodesk Inventor
12 8 (0.16%) OrCAD
12 8 (0.16%) Pro/ENGINEER
12 8 (0.16%) PTC Creo
13 6 (0.12%) Windchill
14 5 (0.10%) Acrobat
14 5 (0.10%) Revit
14 5 (0.10%) Simulink
15 4 (0.082%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 189 (3.86%) Dynamics AX
2 160 (3.27%) SAP MM
2 160 (3.27%) SAP PP
3 133 (2.72%) Oracle EBS
4 132 (2.69%) SAP FI
5 128 (2.61%) SAP CO
5 128 (2.61%) SAP FI/CO
6 124 (2.53%) SAP SD
7 112 (2.29%) Dynamics NAV
8 106 (2.16%) SAP S/4HANA
9 100 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
10 78 (1.59%) Oracle EBS R12
10 78 (1.59%) SAP SCM
11 70 (1.43%) SAP ERP
12 56 (1.14%) SAP MII
13 54 (1.10%) NetSuite
14 51 (1.04%) SAP Business One
15 50 (1.02%) SAP WM
16 49 (1.00%) SAP PP-PI
17 40 (0.82%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 389 (7.94%) Amazon AWS
2 268 (5.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 202 (4.12%) SaaS
4 127 (2.59%) Google Cloud Platform
4 127 (2.59%) Office 365
5 92 (1.88%) GitHub
6 88 (1.80%) Dynamics 365
7 65 (1.33%) Amazon EC2
8 39 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
9 37 (0.76%) IaaS
9 37 (0.76%) npm
10 36 (0.73%) PaaS
10 36 (0.73%) SuccessFactors
11 28 (0.57%) Amazon SQS
12 23 (0.47%) AWS CloudFormation
13 22 (0.45%) Google Play
14 15 (0.31%) Google Analytics
15 14 (0.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 12 (0.24%) Amazon S3
16 12 (0.24%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 116 (2.37%) Firewall
2 112 (2.29%) TCP/IP
3 95 (1.94%) WAN
4 82 (1.67%) DNS
5 78 (1.59%) LAN
6 74 (1.51%) DHCP
7 70 (1.43%) Internet
8 59 (1.20%) VoIP
9 48 (0.98%) Wireless
10 47 (0.96%) SAN
10 47 (0.96%) VPN
11 44 (0.90%) HTTP
12 43 (0.88%) FTP
13 41 (0.84%) Network Security
14 39 (0.80%) SSL
15 34 (0.69%) Ethernet
16 31 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
17 30 (0.61%) VLAN
18 28 (0.57%) Cisco ASA
19 25 (0.51%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 468 (9.55%) SQL Server
2 200 (4.08%) MySQL
3 191 (3.90%) Big Data
4 157 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 152 (3.10%) NoSQL
6 138 (2.82%) Hadoop
7 134 (2.74%) Relational Database
8 131 (2.67%) MongoDB
9 110 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
10 101 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 94 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
12 93 (1.90%) Oracle Database
13 91 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
14 90 (1.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 90 (1.84%) SAP HANA
14 90 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
15 63 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
16 56 (1.14%) SAP BW
17 52 (1.06%) RDBMS
18 46 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 325 (6.64%) Git (software)
2 168 (3.43%) JIRA
3 147 (3.00%) Jenkins
4 121 (2.47%) JUnit
5 80 (1.63%) LSMW
6 78 (1.59%) Visual Studio
7 71 (1.45%) eCATT
8 64 (1.31%) gulp
9 58 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
10 57 (1.16%) Selenium
11 56 (1.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 53 (1.08%) IntelliJ
13 48 (0.98%) GitLab
14 46 (0.94%) Cucumber
15 44 (0.90%) webpack
16 41 (0.84%) Maven
17 39 (0.80%) Grunt
18 37 (0.76%) Bitbucket
19 35 (0.71%) Mercurial
20 30 (0.61%) Subversion
General
1 2412 (49.24%) Finance
2 1776 (36.26%) Electronics
3 1730 (35.32%) Marketing
4 1708 (34.87%) Telecoms
5 726 (14.82%) Retail
6 173 (3.53%) Automotive
7 151 (3.08%) Advertising
8 129 (2.63%) Publishing
9 110 (2.25%) Banking
10 88 (1.80%) Billing
11 87 (1.78%) Legal
12 81 (1.65%) Pharmaceutical
13 40 (0.82%) Games
14 39 (0.80%) Aerospace
15 36 (0.73%) Back Office
16 29 (0.59%) German Language
17 28 (0.57%) Multimedia
18 26 (0.53%) French Language
19 24 (0.49%) General Ledger
20 21 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 1035 (21.13%) Developer
2 800 (16.33%) Analyst
3 779 (15.90%) Consultant
4 432 (8.82%) SAP Consultant
5 331 (6.76%) Architect
6 300 (6.12%) Business Analyst
7 265 (5.41%) SAP Analyst
8 193 (3.94%) Project Manager
9 189 (3.86%) .NET Developer
10 184 (3.76%) Java Developer
11 181 (3.70%) Senior Developer
12 154 (3.14%) Support Analyst
13 148 (3.02%) C# Developer
14 142 (2.90%) JavaScript Developer
15 135 (2.76%) Software Engineer
15 135 (2.76%) Support Engineer
16 134 (2.74%) Solutions Architect
17 127 (2.59%) Software Developer
18 126 (2.57%) IT Manager
19 125 (2.55%) SAP Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 518 (10.58%) .NET
2 476 (9.72%) HTML
3 390 (7.96%) CSS
4 275 (5.61%) AngularJS
5 268 (5.47%) XML
6 251 (5.12%) Web Services
7 232 (4.74%) ASP.NET
8 222 (4.53%) JSON
9 215 (4.39%) HTML5
10 208 (4.25%) REST
11 204 (4.16%) Spring
12 161 (3.29%) RESTful
13 142 (2.90%) jQuery
14 128 (2.61%) Hibernate
15 124 (2.53%) EDI
16 110 (2.25%) ASP.NET MVC
17 104 (2.12%) SOAP
18 98 (2.00%) RabbitMQ
19 96 (1.96%) IDoc
20 94 (1.92%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 519 (10.60%) Analytical Skills
2 200 (4.08%) Computer Science
3 199 (4.06%) Life Science
4 167 (3.41%) FMCG
5 147 (3.00%) User Experience
6 132 (2.69%) Mobile App
7 118 (2.41%) Management Information System
8 108 (2.20%) Data Centre
9 82 (1.67%) Greenfield Project
10 80 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
11 73 (1.49%) Algorithms
12 63 (1.29%) Social Media
13 62 (1.27%) Data Structures
14 59 (1.20%) LIMS
15 58 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
16 54 (1.10%) Public Cloud
17 47 (0.96%) N-Tier
18 46 (0.94%) Driving Licence
19 40 (0.82%) Fintech
20 35 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 519 (10.60%) Windows
2 396 (8.08%) Linux
3 196 (4.00%) Windows Server
4 125 (2.55%) Android
5 112 (2.29%) Apple iOS
6 107 (2.18%) Unix
7 105 (2.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 104 (2.12%) Windows Server 2008
9 79 (1.61%) Windows 7
10 68 (1.39%) Windows 10
11 46 (0.94%) Windows Server 2003
12 32 (0.65%) Windows 8
13 31 (0.63%) Ubuntu
14 22 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
15 14 (0.29%) CentOS
16 10 (0.20%) Windows XP
17 9 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
18 7 (0.14%) VMS
19 5 (0.10%) Debian
19 5 (0.10%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1809 (36.93%) Business Intelligence
2 1653 (33.75%) Programme Management
3 1622 (33.12%) Digital Marketing
4 887 (18.11%) Agile Software Development
5 662 (13.52%) ERP
6 566 (11.56%) Project Management
7 460 (9.39%) Logistics
8 336 (6.86%) Stakeholder Management
9 328 (6.70%) Software Engineering
10 305 (6.23%) MVC
11 299 (6.10%) TDD
12 289 (5.90%) Scrum
13 281 (5.74%) DevOps
14 267 (5.45%) OO
15 264 (5.39%) ITIL
16 259 (5.29%) CRM
17 252 (5.14%) Continuous Improvement
17 252 (5.14%) Migration
18 230 (4.70%) Continuous Integration
19 222 (4.53%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 991 (20.23%) SQL
2 583 (11.90%) Java
3 526 (10.74%) JavaScript
4 524 (10.70%) C#
5 403 (8.23%) Python
6 301 (6.15%) C++
7 227 (4.63%) ABAP
8 223 (4.55%) C
9 148 (3.02%) PHP
10 139 (2.84%) Ruby
11 129 (2.63%) Shell Script
12 126 (2.57%) T-SQL
13 97 (1.98%) Go
14 92 (1.88%) Bash Shell
15 58 (1.18%) PL/SQL
16 52 (1.06%) PowerShell
17 51 (1.04%) VB
17 51 (1.04%) VB.NET
18 50 (1.02%) Perl
19 35 (0.71%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 794 (16.21%) Degree
2 217 (4.43%) Security Cleared
3 148 (3.02%) Computer Science Degree
4 99 (2.02%) SC Cleared
5 73 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
6 71 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
7 61 (1.25%) CISSP
8 57 (1.16%) CISM
9 51 (1.04%) APMP
9 51 (1.04%) PhD
10 46 (0.94%) HND
10 46 (0.94%) Master's Degree
11 38 (0.78%) HNC
12 33 (0.67%) ISTQB
13 31 (0.63%) CCNA
14 30 (0.61%) MBA
14 30 (0.61%) PMI Certification
15 27 (0.55%) ACCA
15 27 (0.55%) ISEB
15 27 (0.55%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 133 (2.72%) QA
2 111 (2.27%) SLA
3 58 (1.18%) Data Quality
4 55 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 37 (0.76%) PCI DSS
6 33 (0.67%) PMO
7 29 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 26 (0.53%) ISO 9001
9 22 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 19 (0.39%) GCP
11 15 (0.31%) GDPR
12 14 (0.29%) RMADS
13 13 (0.27%) GMP
14 9 (0.18%) COBIT
14 9 (0.18%) GAMP
14 9 (0.18%) GxP
15 8 (0.16%) ISO 14001
16 7 (0.14%) Basel III
16 7 (0.14%) SEPA
16 7 (0.14%) TARGET2
System Software
1 239 (4.88%) Active Directory
2 145 (2.96%) Docker
3 102 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 65 (1.33%) Hyper-V
5 45 (0.92%) Firmware
6 43 (0.88%) vSphere
7 34 (0.69%) XenApp
8 16 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
9 11 (0.22%) Terminal Services
10 10 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
10 10 (0.20%) XenServer
11 9 (0.18%) KVM
12 8 (0.16%) Virtual Servers
12 8 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
12 8 (0.16%) XenDesktop
13 6 (0.12%) Samba
14 5 (0.10%) NFS
14 5 (0.10%) Terminal Server
15 4 (0.082%) Citrix Presentation Server
15 4 (0.082%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 140 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 129 (2.63%) Puppet
3 108 (2.20%) Ansible
4 89 (1.82%) Kubernetes
5 39 (0.80%) Terraform
6 36 (0.73%) SCCM
7 27 (0.55%) Mesos
8 26 (0.53%) SCOM
9 22 (0.45%) ZABBIX
10 21 (0.43%) WSUS
11 20 (0.41%) Grafana
12 19 (0.39%) Packer
13 17 (0.35%) Nagios
14 15 (0.31%) Oozie
15 13 (0.27%) logstash
16 12 (0.24%) Kibana
17 11 (0.22%) Prometheus
18 10 (0.20%) linkerd
18 10 (0.20%) Zipkin
19 9 (0.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2697 (55.06%) SAP
2 852 (17.39%) Microsoft
3 384 (7.84%) Oracle
4 191 (3.90%) VMware
5 170 (3.47%) Google
6 137 (2.80%) Cisco
7 110 (2.25%) Sage
8 94 (1.92%) Salesforce.com
9 91 (1.86%) JD Edwards
10 89 (1.82%) Apple
11 87 (1.78%) Epicor
12 73 (1.49%) Infor
13 72 (1.47%) IFS
14 66 (1.35%) Citrix
15 58 (1.18%) EMC
16 55 (1.12%) HP
17 52 (1.06%) Adobe
18 47 (0.96%) IBM
19 45 (0.92%) Ariba
20 39 (0.80%) Tableau