Period
to 26 July 2021

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 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
UK
6 months to
26 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 156 199 178
Rank change year-on-year +43 -21 -6
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 2,620 1,234 2,968
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.33% 1.75% 2.04%
As % of the General category 4.11% 3.25% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,826 836 2,092
10th Percentile £30,750 £29,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £41,250 £38,938 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £75,000 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £48,625
% change year-on-year -5.00% +2.83% +8.06%

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 63,699 37,996 81,859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 56.59% 53.74% 56.36%
Number of salaries quoted 40,227 29,647 62,358
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +1.82% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,575
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in the UK

Manufacturing
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Manufacturing.

Salary trend for Manufacturing in the UK

Manufacturing
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Manufacturing over the 6 months to 26 July 2021.

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 July 2021. 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 +70 2,344 £52,500 +5.00% 1,244
UK excluding London +34 1,648 £47,500 -5.00% 1,228
London +124 725 £75,000 +25.00% 137
North of England +31 404 £45,000 -5.26% 300
Work from Home -70 404 £57,500 +15.00% 116
South East -8 322 £47,500 - 199
South West +18 303 £47,500 -9.52% 158
Midlands +56 297 £45,000 -5.26% 287
North West +27 228 £50,000 -13.04% 154
East of England +20 181 £47,500 +5.56% 161
West Midlands +25 176 £45,000 -5.26% 149
Yorkshire +33 155 £45,000 +20.00% 111
East Midlands +42 120 £45,000 -5.26% 138
Scotland -36 87 £51,000 +2.00% 64
Wales -10 27 £42,000 -25.33% 53
Northern Ireland -19 27 £34,000 +23.64% 7
North East -18 21 £27,000 -58.46% 35

For the 6 months to 26 July 2021, 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 1,048 (40.00%) Finance
2 978 (37.33%) SAP
3 866 (33.05%) Business Intelligence
4 815 (31.11%) Marketing
5 792 (30.23%) Electronics
6 788 (30.08%) Telecoms
7 777 (29.66%) Public Sector
8 719 (27.44%) Digital Marketing
9 714 (27.25%) Programme Management
10 613 (23.40%) Social Skills
11 574 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
12 506 (19.31%) Degree
13 485 (18.51%) Microsoft
14 464 (17.71%) ERP
15 417 (15.92%) SQL
16 385 (14.69%) Azure
17 374 (14.27%) Problem-Solving
18 322 (12.29%) JavaScript
19 308 (11.76%) Python
20 291 (11.11%) Software Engineering
21 272 (10.38%) Retail
22 267 (10.19%) AWS
23 266 (10.15%) Project Management
24 264 (10.08%) DevOps
25 261 (9.96%) Windows
26 235 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
27 233 (8.89%) Scrum
28 230 (8.78%) Computer Science
29 223 (8.51%) HTML
30 210 (8.02%) 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 62 (2.37%) SharePoint
2 32 (1.22%) Confluence
3 19 (0.73%) MS Exchange
4 14 (0.53%) Apache Spark
5 12 (0.46%) IIS
5 12 (0.46%) Tomcat
6 11 (0.42%) Apache
7 10 (0.38%) Skype for Business
8 9 (0.34%) JBoss
8 9 (0.34%) Mule
8 9 (0.34%) Mule ESB
9 8 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
9 8 (0.31%) nginx
9 8 (0.31%) Red Hat Fuse
9 8 (0.31%) ThingWorx
10 6 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.19%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.19%) OpenStack
11 5 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.15%) SAS
Applications
1 151 (5.76%) Microsoft Office
2 91 (3.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 47 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
5 24 (0.92%) SOLIDWORKS
6 17 (0.65%) MS Visio
7 13 (0.50%) Siemens NX
8 9 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.27%) OrCAD
10 6 (0.23%) Solid Edge
11 4 (0.15%) Photoshop
12 3 (0.11%) Figma
12 3 (0.11%) Simulink
12 3 (0.11%) Windchill
13 2 (0.076%) Adobe XD
13 2 (0.076%) Chatbot
13 2 (0.076%) OmniGraffle
13 2 (0.076%) PTC Creo
13 2 (0.076%) Sketch
13 2 (0.076%) Zeplin
Business Applications
1 71 (2.71%) Dynamics AX
2 65 (2.48%) SAP S/4HANA
3 56 (2.14%) NetSuite
4 49 (1.87%) Dynamics NAV
5 37 (1.41%) Oracle EBS
6 34 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
7 23 (0.88%) SAP Business One
8 18 (0.69%) SAP MM
8 18 (0.69%) SAP SCM
9 17 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
10 16 (0.61%) SAP ERP
11 15 (0.57%) Primavera
11 15 (0.57%) Teamcenter
12 13 (0.50%) Magento
12 13 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
13 12 (0.46%) SAP SD
14 11 (0.42%) Infor M3
14 11 (0.42%) Shopify
15 10 (0.38%) SAP PP
16 9 (0.34%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 385 (14.69%) Azure
2 267 (10.19%) AWS
3 176 (6.72%) Microsoft 365
4 150 (5.73%) GCP
5 131 (5.00%) SaaS
6 118 (4.50%) Power Platform
7 105 (4.01%) Dynamics 365
8 48 (1.83%) Serverless
9 36 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
10 28 (1.07%) Azure Functions
11 23 (0.88%) Kong
12 22 (0.84%) PowerApps
13 20 (0.76%) Cloud Functions
13 20 (0.76%) Firebase
14 17 (0.65%) PaaS
15 15 (0.57%) Apigee
15 15 (0.57%) AWS CloudFormation
16 14 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
16 14 (0.53%) Azure Sentinel
16 14 (0.53%) Google Workspace
Communications & Networking
1 103 (3.93%) Firewall
2 72 (2.75%) WAN
3 65 (2.48%) LAN
4 47 (1.79%) Wireless
5 46 (1.76%) VPN
6 45 (1.72%) Network Security
7 39 (1.49%) DNS
8 38 (1.45%) Ethernet
9 29 (1.11%) TCP/IP
10 28 (1.07%) DHCP
11 25 (0.95%) Internet
11 25 (0.95%) VoIP
12 24 (0.92%) Modbus
13 18 (0.69%) RS-422
14 17 (0.65%) Cisco ASA
15 16 (0.61%) RS-232
16 11 (0.42%) Intranet
16 11 (0.42%) Skype
17 10 (0.38%) MPLS
17 10 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (6.79%) SQL Server
2 113 (4.31%) Power BI
3 81 (3.09%) NoSQL
4 78 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 68 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
6 65 (2.48%) MongoDB
7 59 (2.25%) Data Warehouse
7 59 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 53 (2.02%) Tableau
9 50 (1.91%) MySQL
10 47 (1.79%) Relational Database
11 40 (1.53%) Big Data
12 37 (1.41%) Crystal Reports
13 28 (1.07%) QlikView
14 26 (0.99%) Hadoop
15 24 (0.92%) RDBMS
16 23 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 20 (0.76%) Oracle Database
18 15 (0.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 15 (0.57%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 124 (4.73%) JIRA
2 120 (4.58%) Git (software)
3 45 (1.72%) Visual Studio
4 20 (0.76%) IntelliJ
4 20 (0.76%) JUnit
5 18 (0.69%) Jenkins
5 18 (0.69%) Selenium
6 17 (0.65%) Cucumber
7 15 (0.57%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (0.57%) Visual Studio Code
8 14 (0.53%) Cypress.io
8 14 (0.53%) Eclipse
9 13 (0.50%) Maven
10 12 (0.46%) gulp
11 10 (0.38%) GCC
11 10 (0.38%) Oracle APEX
11 10 (0.38%) Postman
12 9 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 8 (0.31%) LSMW
13 8 (0.31%) SpecFlow
General
1 1,048 (40.00%) Finance
2 815 (31.11%) Marketing
3 792 (30.23%) Electronics
4 788 (30.08%) Telecoms
5 777 (29.66%) Public Sector
6 613 (23.40%) Social Skills
7 272 (10.38%) Retail
8 235 (8.97%) Analytical Skills
9 135 (5.15%) Pharmaceutical
10 105 (4.01%) Automotive
11 87 (3.32%) Presentation Skills
12 71 (2.71%) Banking
13 67 (2.56%) Legal
14 54 (2.06%) Law
15 48 (1.83%) Influencing Skills
16 46 (1.76%) Organisational Skills
17 44 (1.68%) Games
18 40 (1.53%) Aerospace
19 28 (1.07%) French Language
20 26 (0.99%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 505 (19.27%) Developer
2 323 (12.33%) Analyst
3 214 (8.17%) Consultant
4 189 (7.21%) Software Engineer
5 124 (4.73%) Senior Developer
6 120 (4.58%) Business Analyst
7 117 (4.47%) Architect
8 107 (4.08%) Project Manager
9 89 (3.40%) IT Manager
10 81 (3.09%) Software Developer
11 67 (2.56%) Java Developer
12 57 (2.18%) Design Engineer
12 57 (2.18%) ERP Analyst
13 56 (2.14%) SAP Consultant
14 54 (2.06%) .NET Developer
15 51 (1.95%) Senior Software Engineer
16 49 (1.87%) IT Support
17 48 (1.83%) Full Stack Developer
17 48 (1.83%) IT Engineer
18 47 (1.79%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (8.51%) HTML
2 205 (7.82%) .NET
3 187 (7.14%) CSS
4 154 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 129 (4.92%) React
6 96 (3.66%) ASP.NET
7 78 (2.98%) Node.js
8 66 (2.52%) REST
9 58 (2.21%) HTML5
10 55 (2.10%) .NET Core
10 55 (2.10%) Vue.js
11 47 (1.79%) jQuery
12 46 (1.76%) XML
13 45 (1.72%) CSS3
14 44 (1.68%) Spring
15 43 (1.64%) Web Services
16 38 (1.45%) SOAP
17 35 (1.34%) JSON
18 31 (1.18%) EDI
19 30 (1.15%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 100 (3.82%) Management Information System
2 82 (3.13%) Life Science
2 82 (3.13%) User Experience
3 81 (3.09%) Self-Motivation
4 77 (2.94%) Cloud Native
5 66 (2.52%) Algorithms
6 55 (2.10%) FMCG
7 53 (2.02%) Mobile App
8 52 (1.98%) Robotics
9 50 (1.91%) Data Structures
10 49 (1.87%) Greenfield Project
11 44 (1.68%) Data Centre
12 37 (1.41%) Legacy Systems
13 33 (1.26%) Social Media
14 30 (1.15%) Industry 4.0
15 22 (0.84%) Analogue Electronics
16 20 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
17 19 (0.73%) Driving Licence
17 19 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
17 19 (0.73%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 261 (9.96%) Windows
2 201 (7.67%) Linux
3 91 (3.47%) Windows Server
4 57 (2.18%) Windows 10
5 40 (1.53%) Windows Server 2012
6 34 (1.30%) Unix
7 33 (1.26%) Windows Server 2016
8 30 (1.15%) Windows Server 2019
9 23 (0.88%) Windows 7
10 21 (0.80%) Android
11 12 (0.46%) Mac OS
12 10 (0.38%) CentOS
13 9 (0.34%) Ubuntu
14 8 (0.31%) VMS
14 8 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
15 7 (0.27%) Apple iOS
15 7 (0.27%) Kali Linux
16 6 (0.23%) Embedded Linux
16 6 (0.23%) Windows 8
17 5 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 866 (33.05%) Business Intelligence
2 719 (27.44%) Digital Marketing
3 714 (27.25%) Programme Management
4 574 (21.91%) Agile Software Development
5 464 (17.71%) ERP
6 374 (14.27%) Problem-Solving
7 291 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 266 (10.15%) Project Management
9 264 (10.08%) DevOps
10 233 (8.89%) Scrum
11 230 (8.78%) Computer Science
12 210 (8.02%) Stakeholder Management
13 190 (7.25%) Analytics
14 162 (6.18%) Cybersecurity
15 161 (6.15%) Continuous Improvement
16 156 (5.95%) Logistics
17 135 (5.15%) ITIL
17 135 (5.15%) Mentoring
18 122 (4.66%) Project Delivery
19 121 (4.62%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 417 (15.92%) SQL
2 322 (12.29%) JavaScript
3 308 (11.76%) Python
4 201 (7.67%) Java
5 196 (7.48%) C#
6 179 (6.83%) C++
7 140 (5.34%) C
8 102 (3.89%) Go
9 85 (3.24%) TypeScript
10 68 (2.60%) PHP
11 57 (2.18%) T-SQL
12 53 (2.02%) PowerShell
13 47 (1.79%) Ruby
14 38 (1.45%) VB.NET
15 29 (1.11%) VB
16 27 (1.03%) PL/SQL
17 24 (0.92%) Kotlin
18 17 (0.65%) PHP 7
18 17 (0.65%) R
19 16 (0.61%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 506 (19.31%) Degree
2 105 (4.01%) Security Cleared
3 94 (3.59%) Master's Degree
4 81 (3.09%) SC Cleared
5 51 (1.95%) PhD
6 50 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
7 36 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
8 24 (0.92%) PMP
9 19 (0.73%) CCNP
9 19 (0.73%) PMI Certification
10 18 (0.69%) HNC
10 18 (0.69%) MBA
11 17 (0.65%) HND
11 17 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (0.57%) CISSP
13 14 (0.53%) CEH
13 14 (0.53%) OSCP
14 13 (0.50%) CISM
14 13 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
15 12 (0.46%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 139 (5.31%) QA
2 83 (3.17%) GDPR
3 52 (1.98%) GMP
3 52 (1.98%) NIST
4 48 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 33 (1.26%) Accessibility
6 31 (1.18%) PMO
7 22 (0.84%) SLA
8 20 (0.76%) PCI DSS
9 17 (0.65%) GLP
10 14 (0.53%) Data Quality
11 13 (0.50%) ISO 9001
12 11 (0.42%) GRC
13 10 (0.38%) GxP
14 9 (0.34%) Sarbanes-Oxley
15 8 (0.31%) COBIT
16 7 (0.27%) ISO 13485
17 6 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
18 5 (0.19%) MISRA
19 4 (0.15%) COSHH
System Software
1 163 (6.22%) Docker
2 162 (6.18%) Active Directory
3 74 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 53 (2.02%) Hyper-V
5 35 (1.34%) Firmware
6 13 (0.50%) VMware Server
7 10 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
8 8 (0.31%) vSphere
9 7 (0.27%) Snort
9 7 (0.27%) Squid
9 7 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.19%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
12 2 (0.076%) NFS
12 2 (0.076%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.076%) VirtualBox
12 2 (0.076%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 159 (6.07%) Kubernetes
2 59 (2.25%) Terraform
3 34 (1.30%) Ansible
4 21 (0.80%) SCCM
5 16 (0.61%) Puppet
6 15 (0.57%) Microsoft Intune
7 12 (0.46%) Docker Swarm
8 11 (0.42%) Nessus
9 8 (0.31%) Argo
9 8 (0.31%) Istio
9 8 (0.31%) Knative
9 8 (0.31%) linkerd
10 7 (0.27%) Nexpose
10 7 (0.27%) Suricata
11 6 (0.23%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (0.19%) Mesos
13 4 (0.15%) Active Directory Federation Services
13 4 (0.15%) CASB
13 4 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
14 3 (0.11%) MaaS360
Vendors
1 978 (37.33%) SAP
2 485 (18.51%) Microsoft
3 177 (6.76%) Oracle
4 127 (4.85%) Google
5 117 (4.47%) VMware
6 92 (3.51%) Cisco
7 79 (3.02%) JD Edwards
8 75 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
9 55 (2.10%) Instagram
10 34 (1.30%) IFS
10 34 (1.30%) Infor
10 34 (1.30%) Sage
11 25 (0.95%) Citrix
12 21 (0.80%) Siemens
13 20 (0.76%) Epicor
13 20 (0.76%) HP
14 19 (0.73%) EMC
15 18 (0.69%) IBM
16 17 (0.65%) ANSYS
16 17 (0.65%) CyberArk