Period
to 16 September 2019

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 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
UK
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 167 166 128
Rank change year-on-year -1 -38 +36
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 2,948 3,412 4,663
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.09% 2.06% 2.64%
As % of the General category 5.29% 4.78% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,982 2,421 3,305
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% -3.16%
10th Percentile £29,075 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,750 £45,000 £43,750
% change year-on-year +6.11% +2.86% -2.78%

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 55,772 71,401 79,913
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.59% 43.09% 45.31%
Number of salaries quoted 41,811 54,538 58,401
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £29,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% -

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 16 September 2019.

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 16 September 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
England -3 2,676 £50,000 +5.26% 1,316
UK excluding London -6 2,321 £47,750 +6.11% 1,312
South East +31 665 £55,000 +10.00% 238
North of England -23 512 £47,500 +5.56% 251
London +31 453 £65,000 +8.33% 112
South West -9 430 £46,500 +3.33% 229
Midlands -16 414 £45,000 +5.88% 292
North West -8 326 £46,500 +2.20% 136
East Midlands +29 214 £42,500 - 93
West Midlands -47 196 £45,000 +8.56% 198
Yorkshire -39 153 £45,000 +2.27% 92
East of England -9 147 £47,500 +5.56% 196
Scotland +27 106 £45,000 - 65
Wales -4 36 £45,000 +5.88% 40
North East -6 34 £65,000 +8.33% 23
Northern Ireland -8 11 £37,500 -10.18% 3

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 1,222 (41.45%) Finance
2 1,185 (40.20%) SAP
3 828 (28.09%) Business Intelligence
4 817 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
5 808 (27.41%) Telecoms
6 792 (26.87%) Electronics
7 765 (25.95%) Marketing
8 707 (23.98%) Public Sector
9 701 (23.78%) Programme Management
10 674 (22.86%) Digital Marketing
11 586 (19.88%) SQL
12 554 (18.79%) ERP
13 538 (18.25%) Microsoft
14 518 (17.57%) Degree
15 440 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
16 417 (14.15%) C#
17 401 (13.60%) JavaScript
18 397 (13.47%) SQL Server
19 340 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
20 336 (11.40%) Retail
21 329 (11.16%) Project Management
22 305 (10.35%) Windows
23 299 (10.14%) .NET
24 293 (9.94%) Java
25 276 (9.36%) AWS
26 267 (9.06%) HTML
27 263 (8.92%) Linux
28 261 (8.85%) Python
29 257 (8.72%) Oracle
30 251 (8.51%) Azure

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 98 (3.32%) SharePoint
2 47 (1.59%) MS Exchange
3 46 (1.56%) Confluence
4 43 (1.46%) Elasticsearch
5 40 (1.36%) Apache Spark
6 24 (0.81%) Skype for Business
7 23 (0.78%) Apache
8 16 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
9 14 (0.47%) IBM Notes
9 14 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 13 (0.44%) WordPress
11 11 (0.37%) JBoss
12 9 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
12 9 (0.31%) IIS
13 8 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.27%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.24%) NServiceBus
15 6 (0.20%) CICS
15 6 (0.20%) Mule ESB
15 6 (0.20%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 125 (4.24%) Microsoft Office
2 85 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (0.88%) Microsoft Project
4 25 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 22 (0.75%) Sketch
6 19 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
7 18 (0.61%) InVision
8 17 (0.58%) Figma
9 16 (0.54%) MS Visio
10 13 (0.44%) Marvel
11 10 (0.34%) SOLIDWORKS
12 8 (0.27%) Simulink
13 5 (0.17%) Flinto
13 5 (0.17%) Photoshop
14 4 (0.14%) InfoPath
14 4 (0.14%) OmniGraffle
14 4 (0.14%) Windchill
15 3 (0.10%) Abaqus
16 2 (0.068%) OrCAD
16 2 (0.068%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 148 (5.02%) SAP S/4HANA
2 84 (2.85%) SAP PP
3 81 (2.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 79 (2.68%) SAP ERP
5 72 (2.44%) SAP SCM
6 69 (2.34%) Dynamics AX
7 68 (2.31%) SAP MM
8 65 (2.20%) SAP FI
9 63 (2.14%) SAP CO
9 63 (2.14%) SAP FI/CO
10 62 (2.10%) SAP IBP
11 59 (2.00%) SAP SD
12 54 (1.83%) Oracle EBS
13 51 (1.73%) NetSuite
14 45 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
14 45 (1.53%) Oracle ERP
15 40 (1.36%) Dynamics NAV
16 38 (1.29%) SAP QM
17 34 (1.15%) Oracle EBS R12
18 30 (1.02%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 276 (9.36%) AWS
2 251 (8.51%) Azure
3 137 (4.65%) SaaS
4 123 (4.17%) Office 365
5 94 (3.19%) GCP
6 74 (2.51%) Power Platform
7 68 (2.31%) Dynamics 365
8 52 (1.76%) Serverless
9 35 (1.19%) GitHub
10 33 (1.12%) PaaS
11 27 (0.92%) IaaS
12 26 (0.88%) Amazon S3
13 25 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
14 24 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
15 23 (0.78%) Boomi
15 23 (0.78%) npm
16 22 (0.75%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 22 (0.75%) AWS CloudFormation
17 21 (0.71%) CloudFront
17 21 (0.71%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 90 (3.05%) DNS
1 90 (3.05%) WAN
2 86 (2.92%) LAN
3 82 (2.78%) Firewall
4 71 (2.41%) DHCP
5 65 (2.20%) Internet
6 64 (2.17%) TCP/IP
7 58 (1.97%) VoIP
8 56 (1.90%) Wireless
9 51 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
10 46 (1.56%) VPN
11 41 (1.39%) Skype
12 36 (1.22%) PABX
13 29 (0.98%) Network Security
14 28 (0.95%) OSPF
14 28 (0.95%) VLAN
15 27 (0.92%) BGP
16 22 (0.75%) FTP
17 19 (0.64%) Cisco Nexus
17 19 (0.64%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 397 (13.47%) SQL Server
2 91 (3.09%) Relational Database
3 83 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 81 (2.75%) MySQL
5 71 (2.41%) Power BI
6 70 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
7 68 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 61 (2.07%) Big Data
8 61 (2.07%) Oracle Reports
9 60 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
10 58 (1.97%) SAP HANA
11 55 (1.87%) QlikView
12 50 (1.70%) Oracle Database
13 49 (1.66%) DB2
14 47 (1.59%) Crystal Reports
15 45 (1.53%) Hadoop
16 43 (1.46%) MongoDB
17 37 (1.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 35 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
19 31 (1.05%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 243 (8.24%) Git (software)
2 152 (5.16%) JIRA
3 97 (3.29%) Jenkins
4 83 (2.82%) Visual Studio
5 80 (2.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 58 (1.97%) Selenium
7 54 (1.83%) TeamCity
8 42 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 34 (1.15%) Cucumber
9 34 (1.15%) JUnit
10 33 (1.12%) SpecFlow
11 31 (1.05%) MSI
12 29 (0.98%) Jasmine
13 28 (0.95%) webpack
14 26 (0.88%) Oracle Forms
15 25 (0.85%) JMeter
15 25 (0.85%) Maven
15 25 (0.85%) Mocha
15 25 (0.85%) WebDriver
16 24 (0.81%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 1,222 (41.45%) Finance
2 808 (27.41%) Telecoms
3 792 (26.87%) Electronics
4 765 (25.95%) Marketing
5 707 (23.98%) Public Sector
6 336 (11.40%) Retail
7 111 (3.77%) Aerospace
8 100 (3.39%) Automotive
9 78 (2.65%) Banking
10 69 (2.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 51 (1.73%) Games
12 35 (1.19%) Military
13 30 (1.02%) Local Government
14 20 (0.68%) German Language
15 19 (0.64%) General Ledger
16 18 (0.61%) Legal
17 12 (0.41%) French Language
18 11 (0.37%) Social Housing
19 10 (0.34%) Law
19 10 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 559 (18.96%) Developer
2 400 (13.57%) Analyst
3 392 (13.30%) Consultant
4 253 (8.58%) Architect
5 171 (5.80%) SAP Consultant
6 133 (4.51%) Business Analyst
7 122 (4.14%) Project Manager
8 116 (3.93%) Software Developer
9 96 (3.26%) Software Engineer
10 94 (3.19%) IT Manager
11 93 (3.15%) .NET Developer
12 91 (3.09%) Solutions Architect
13 79 (2.68%) Senior Developer
14 69 (2.34%) Support Engineer
15 67 (2.27%) SAP Analyst
16 66 (2.24%) Support Analyst
17 64 (2.17%) C# Developer
18 63 (2.14%) SAP Manager
19 62 (2.10%) Junior
20 60 (2.04%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 299 (10.14%) .NET
2 267 (9.06%) HTML
3 231 (7.84%) CSS
4 209 (7.09%) AngularJS
5 174 (5.90%) Web Services
6 153 (5.19%) ASP.NET
7 96 (3.26%) React
7 96 (3.26%) XML
8 88 (2.99%) jQuery
9 75 (2.54%) HTML5
10 74 (2.51%) REST
11 68 (2.31%) Node.js
12 67 (2.27%) JSON
13 64 (2.17%) .NET Core
13 64 (2.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 63 (2.14%) Sass
15 62 (2.10%) ASP.NET MVC
16 60 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
16 60 (2.04%) Spring
17 57 (1.93%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 340 (11.53%) Analytical Skills
2 136 (4.61%) Life Science
3 130 (4.41%) Self-Motivation
4 127 (4.31%) Management Information System
5 117 (3.97%) User Experience
6 112 (3.80%) FMCG
7 81 (2.75%) Data Centre
8 73 (2.48%) Greenfield Project
9 72 (2.44%) Algorithms
10 61 (2.07%) Blog
11 51 (1.73%) Mobile App
12 43 (1.46%) Public Cloud
13 42 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
14 34 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
15 31 (1.05%) Data Structures
15 31 (1.05%) Internet of Things
16 30 (1.02%) Driving Licence
17 29 (0.98%) Acoustics
18 25 (0.85%) EPoS
19 22 (0.75%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 305 (10.35%) Windows
2 263 (8.92%) Linux
3 128 (4.34%) Unix
4 120 (4.07%) Windows Server
5 54 (1.83%) Windows 10
6 49 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 41 (1.39%) Windows 7
8 36 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
9 34 (1.15%) Android
10 24 (0.81%) Apple iOS
11 18 (0.61%) AIX
11 18 (0.61%) Windows 8
12 16 (0.54%) CentOS
13 15 (0.51%) HPUX
14 13 (0.44%) Mac OS
15 12 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 7 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
16 7 (0.24%) Solaris
17 6 (0.20%) MVS
18 5 (0.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 828 (28.09%) Business Intelligence
2 817 (27.71%) Agile Software Development
3 701 (23.78%) Programme Management
4 674 (22.86%) Digital Marketing
5 554 (18.79%) ERP
6 440 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
7 329 (11.16%) Project Management
8 231 (7.84%) ITIL
9 230 (7.80%) Software Engineering
10 221 (7.50%) Stakeholder Management
11 219 (7.43%) DevOps
12 206 (6.99%) Logistics
13 184 (6.24%) CRM
14 180 (6.11%) Analytics
15 177 (6.00%) Scrum
16 170 (5.77%) Migration
17 164 (5.56%) Mentoring
18 150 (5.09%) Project Delivery
19 147 (4.99%) Test Automation
20 134 (4.55%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 586 (19.88%) SQL
2 417 (14.15%) C#
3 401 (13.60%) JavaScript
4 293 (9.94%) Java
5 261 (8.85%) Python
6 232 (7.87%) C++
7 147 (4.99%) T-SQL
8 130 (4.41%) PHP
9 119 (4.04%) C
10 64 (2.17%) TypeScript
11 52 (1.76%) PL/SQL
12 48 (1.63%) R
13 45 (1.53%) Go
14 43 (1.46%) VB
15 39 (1.32%) PowerShell
16 36 (1.22%) ES6
17 33 (1.12%) Bash Shell
18 31 (1.05%) MATLAB
19 30 (1.02%) VB.NET
20 25 (0.85%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 518 (17.57%) Degree
2 136 (4.61%) Security Cleared
3 97 (3.29%) SC Cleared
4 69 (2.34%) Cisco Certification
5 60 (2.04%) DV Cleared
6 58 (1.97%) ISTQB
7 52 (1.76%) ISEB
8 50 (1.70%) PMI Certification
8 50 (1.70%) PMP
9 45 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
10 43 (1.46%) CCNA
10 43 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
11 36 (1.22%) AWS Certification
11 36 (1.22%) CCNP
11 36 (1.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 31 (1.05%) TOGAF Certification
13 30 (1.02%) HND
14 25 (0.85%) PhD
15 24 (0.81%) MCSA
16 21 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (6.31%) QA
2 63 (2.14%) SLA
3 49 (1.66%) GDPR
4 35 (1.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 35 (1.19%) PMO
5 30 (1.02%) Data Quality
6 27 (0.92%) ISO 9001
6 27 (0.92%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 21 (0.71%) COBIT
8 15 (0.51%) PCI DSS
9 13 (0.44%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 13 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 15288
10 12 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 9 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
12 8 (0.27%) NIST
13 5 (0.17%) GAMP
13 5 (0.17%) PMBOK
14 4 (0.14%) ISO 14001
14 4 (0.14%) P3O
15 3 (0.10%) Actionable Recommendations
System Software
1 178 (6.04%) Active Directory
2 101 (3.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (2.58%) Docker
4 52 (1.76%) Hyper-V
5 47 (1.59%) Firmware
6 43 (1.46%) Microsoft App-V
7 18 (0.61%) Varnish
8 16 (0.54%) VirtualBox
8 16 (0.54%) XenApp
9 13 (0.44%) XenDesktop
10 12 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
11 10 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
12 9 (0.31%) BitLocker
12 9 (0.31%) vSphere
13 6 (0.20%) HDFS
13 6 (0.20%) Terminal Services
13 6 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
14 4 (0.14%) ISA Server
15 3 (0.10%) vCloud
16 2 (0.068%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 53 (1.80%) Terraform
2 39 (1.32%) SCCM
3 37 (1.26%) Kubernetes
4 31 (1.05%) Ansible
5 29 (0.98%) IBM BigFix
6 20 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
6 20 (0.68%) SCOM
7 17 (0.58%) Docker Swarm
8 16 (0.54%) Puppet
9 14 (0.47%) Cisco CUCM
10 13 (0.44%) Nagios
10 13 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
11 11 (0.37%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 11 (0.37%) SCOrch
12 10 (0.34%) Microsoft Intune
12 10 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
13 9 (0.31%) BMC PATROL
14 7 (0.24%) Grafana
15 6 (0.20%) Graphite
15 6 (0.20%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 1,185 (40.20%) SAP
2 538 (18.25%) Microsoft
3 257 (8.72%) Oracle
4 200 (6.78%) VMware
5 117 (3.97%) Google
6 112 (3.80%) Cisco
7 77 (2.61%) Citrix
8 74 (2.51%) JD Edwards
9 73 (2.48%) IBM
10 70 (2.37%) EMC
11 53 (1.80%) Salesforce.com
12 46 (1.56%) Tableau
13 43 (1.46%) Dell
14 42 (1.42%) Sage
15 38 (1.29%) Aruba
15 38 (1.29%) IFS
16 33 (1.12%) HP
17 31 (1.05%) Adobe
18 27 (0.92%) Cognos
19 25 (0.85%) Informatica