Period
to 15 November 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 15 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
UK
6 months to
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 162 126
Rank change year-on-year -18 -36 +46
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 2,678 3,393 4,919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.96% 2.08% 2.72%
As % of the General category 4.95% 4.91% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1,895 2,418 3,455
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £27,350
90th Percentile £78,250 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 54,074 69,118 81,919
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.49% 42.41% 45.38%
Number of salaries quoted 40,816 53,197 59,880
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,850 £29,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +1.14%

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 15 November 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 15 November 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 -14 2,435 £50,000 +7.53% 1,368
UK excluding London -13 2,143 £47,500 +5.56% 1,368
South East +16 589 £50,000 - 250
North of England -19 491 £47,500 +5.56% 257
South West -9 451 £47,500 +5.56% 257
London +15 387 £65,000 +8.33% 143
North West +2 325 £45,000 - 136
Midlands -38 322 £45,000 +5.88% 282
West Midlands -41 163 £45,500 +1.11% 170
East Midlands -10 154 £45,000 +5.88% 112
East of England -8 151 £47,500 +2.15% 183
Yorkshire -45 147 £45,000 +5.88% 89
Scotland +26 97 £44,000 -3.30% 80
Wales -2 32 £41,000 -3.53% 56
North East -5 22 £65,000 +8.33% 32
Northern Ireland +2 10 £32,500 -15.58% 9

For the 6 months to 15 November 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 1,134 (42.35%) Finance
2 1,115 (41.64%) SAP
3 790 (29.50%) Electronics
4 783 (29.24%) Business Intelligence
5 768 (28.68%) Telecoms
6 722 (26.96%) Marketing
7 694 (25.91%) Public Sector
8 681 (25.43%) Agile Software Development
9 670 (25.02%) Programme Management
10 656 (24.50%) Digital Marketing
11 491 (18.33%) Microsoft
12 475 (17.74%) Degree
13 471 (17.59%) SQL
14 453 (16.92%) ERP
15 383 (14.30%) SQL Server
16 378 (14.12%) JavaScript
17 377 (14.08%) Problem-Solving
18 371 (13.85%) C#
19 316 (11.80%) Retail
20 313 (11.69%) Windows
21 312 (11.65%) Python
22 302 (11.28%) Project Management
23 285 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
24 282 (10.53%) Java
25 279 (10.42%) .NET
26 259 (9.67%) Linux
27 243 (9.07%) AWS
28 234 (8.74%) C++
29 233 (8.70%) Azure
30 231 (8.63%) Oracle

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 87 (3.25%) SharePoint
2 48 (1.79%) Confluence
3 46 (1.72%) MS Exchange
4 43 (1.61%) Apache Spark
5 24 (0.90%) Apache
6 22 (0.82%) Skype for Business
7 19 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (0.60%) CMS
9 13 (0.49%) BizTalk Server
9 13 (0.49%) JBoss
10 12 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (0.41%) IBM Notes
11 11 (0.41%) IIS
12 10 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 10 (0.37%) WordPress
13 8 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (0.30%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.26%) SAS
15 6 (0.22%) Mule
15 6 (0.22%) OpenStack
Applications
1 101 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
2 77 (2.88%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (1.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
5 17 (0.63%) Simulink
6 16 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
7 15 (0.56%) Sketch
8 11 (0.41%) Figma
8 11 (0.41%) SOLIDWORKS
9 8 (0.30%) InVision
10 7 (0.26%) NASTRAN
10 7 (0.26%) OmniGraffle
10 7 (0.26%) Siemens NX
11 6 (0.22%) Photoshop
12 4 (0.15%) Flinto
12 4 (0.15%) InfoPath
12 4 (0.15%) Marvel
13 2 (0.075%) Abaqus
13 2 (0.075%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 130 (4.85%) SAP S/4HANA
2 76 (2.84%) SAP PP
3 71 (2.65%) Dynamics AX
4 68 (2.54%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 61 (2.28%) SAP ERP
5 61 (2.28%) SAP FI
6 59 (2.20%) SAP CO
6 59 (2.20%) SAP FI/CO
7 56 (2.09%) SAP SD
8 54 (2.02%) NetSuite
9 51 (1.90%) SAP MM
10 46 (1.72%) SAP SCM
11 40 (1.49%) Dynamics NAV
12 35 (1.31%) Dynamics CRM
13 32 (1.19%) SAP IBP
14 29 (1.08%) Oracle EBS
15 28 (1.05%) SAP WM
16 26 (0.97%) SAP QM
17 24 (0.90%) SAP APO
18 22 (0.82%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 243 (9.07%) AWS
2 233 (8.70%) Azure
3 111 (4.14%) SaaS
4 103 (3.85%) Office 365
5 100 (3.73%) GCP
6 87 (3.25%) Dynamics 365
7 57 (2.13%) Power Platform
8 50 (1.87%) Serverless
9 25 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
10 22 (0.82%) AWS CloudFormation
11 21 (0.78%) Amazon Cognito
11 21 (0.78%) AWS CodePipeline
11 21 (0.78%) OneDrive
11 21 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 20 (0.75%) GitHub
12 20 (0.75%) npm
13 18 (0.67%) Boomi
14 16 (0.60%) PaaS
15 14 (0.52%) Amazon S3
16 13 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 91 (3.40%) DNS
2 82 (3.06%) Firewall
3 81 (3.02%) WAN
4 79 (2.95%) LAN
5 75 (2.80%) DHCP
6 68 (2.54%) TCP/IP
7 61 (2.28%) Internet
8 52 (1.94%) Wireless
9 49 (1.83%) VoIP
10 43 (1.61%) Skype
11 42 (1.57%) Wi-Fi
12 40 (1.49%) VPN
13 33 (1.23%) PABX
14 31 (1.16%) Network Security
15 29 (1.08%) VLAN
16 23 (0.86%) SAN
17 22 (0.82%) IP Telephony
18 19 (0.71%) BGP
18 19 (0.71%) OSPF
19 18 (0.67%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 383 (14.30%) SQL Server
2 87 (3.25%) MySQL
3 62 (2.32%) Relational Database
4 60 (2.24%) Data Warehouse
5 58 (2.17%) Big Data
6 55 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
6 55 (2.05%) Power BI
6 55 (2.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 47 (1.76%) Hadoop
8 45 (1.68%) NoSQL
8 45 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 43 (1.61%) Oracle Database
10 42 (1.57%) DB2
11 40 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 40 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
11 40 (1.49%) SAP HANA
12 36 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
13 34 (1.27%) QlikView
14 33 (1.23%) Amazon Redshift
15 28 (1.05%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 200 (7.47%) Git (software)
2 111 (4.14%) JIRA
3 79 (2.95%) Jenkins
3 79 (2.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 66 (2.46%) Visual Studio
5 54 (2.02%) Selenium
6 46 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 39 (1.46%) JUnit
8 34 (1.27%) Cucumber
9 32 (1.19%) Maven
10 31 (1.16%) MSI
11 29 (1.08%) SpecFlow
12 28 (1.05%) Vagrant
13 26 (0.97%) TeamCity
14 24 (0.90%) Jasmine
14 24 (0.90%) webpack
15 23 (0.86%) JMeter
16 22 (0.82%) Rational DOORS
16 22 (0.82%) Subversion
17 21 (0.78%) Mocha
General
1 1,134 (42.35%) Finance
2 790 (29.50%) Electronics
3 768 (28.68%) Telecoms
4 722 (26.96%) Marketing
5 694 (25.91%) Public Sector
6 316 (11.80%) Retail
7 117 (4.37%) Aerospace
8 89 (3.32%) Automotive
9 72 (2.69%) Banking
10 49 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
11 46 (1.72%) Military
12 26 (0.97%) Games
13 16 (0.60%) General Ledger
13 16 (0.60%) Legal
14 15 (0.56%) German Language
15 13 (0.49%) Local Government
16 12 (0.45%) French Language
17 9 (0.34%) Law
17 9 (0.34%) Spanish Language
18 7 (0.26%) Billing
Job Titles
1 519 (19.38%) Developer
2 356 (13.29%) Analyst
3 306 (11.43%) Consultant
4 237 (8.85%) Architect
5 145 (5.41%) SAP Consultant
6 129 (4.82%) Software Developer
7 126 (4.71%) Project Manager
8 117 (4.37%) Software Engineer
9 115 (4.29%) .NET Developer
10 113 (4.22%) Business Analyst
11 92 (3.44%) IT Manager
11 92 (3.44%) Solutions Architect
12 83 (3.10%) Senior Developer
13 67 (2.50%) Administrator
14 66 (2.46%) SAP Analyst
15 65 (2.43%) C# Developer
16 61 (2.28%) IT Support
17 57 (2.13%) Support Engineer
18 56 (2.09%) Support Analyst
19 55 (2.05%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (10.42%) .NET
2 209 (7.80%) HTML
3 205 (7.65%) AngularJS
4 193 (7.21%) CSS
5 151 (5.64%) Web Services
6 132 (4.93%) ASP.NET
7 98 (3.66%) jQuery
8 85 (3.17%) REST
9 80 (2.99%) React
10 79 (2.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 78 (2.91%) XML
12 74 (2.76%) HTML5
13 70 (2.61%) JSON
14 69 (2.58%) ASP.NET MVC
15 63 (2.35%) .NET Core
15 63 (2.35%) Node.js
15 63 (2.35%) SOAP
16 62 (2.32%) CSS3
17 57 (2.13%) Spring
18 55 (2.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 285 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
2 159 (5.94%) Management Information System
3 130 (4.85%) Self-Motivation
4 123 (4.59%) Life Science
5 101 (3.77%) FMCG
6 100 (3.73%) Greenfield Project
7 91 (3.40%) User Experience
8 68 (2.54%) Data Centre
9 67 (2.50%) Algorithms
10 57 (2.13%) Blog
11 44 (1.64%) Mobile App
12 43 (1.61%) Public Cloud
13 35 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
14 34 (1.27%) Acoustics
14 34 (1.27%) Clustering
15 26 (0.97%) Robotics
16 25 (0.93%) Embedded Systems
17 24 (0.90%) Internet of Things
18 22 (0.82%) Virtual Team
19 19 (0.71%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 313 (11.69%) Windows
2 259 (9.67%) Linux
3 121 (4.52%) Unix
4 106 (3.96%) Windows Server
5 58 (2.17%) Windows 10
6 53 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 42 (1.57%) Windows 7
8 38 (1.42%) Android
9 32 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
10 26 (0.97%) CentOS
11 24 (0.90%) Apple iOS
12 22 (0.82%) Windows 8
13 17 (0.63%) HPUX
13 17 (0.63%) Solaris
14 16 (0.60%) Mac OS
15 13 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 9 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
16 9 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
17 6 (0.22%) Ubuntu
18 5 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 783 (29.24%) Business Intelligence
2 681 (25.43%) Agile Software Development
3 670 (25.02%) Programme Management
4 656 (24.50%) Digital Marketing
5 453 (16.92%) ERP
6 377 (14.08%) Problem-Solving
7 302 (11.28%) Project Management
8 224 (8.36%) Software Engineering
9 211 (7.88%) ITIL
10 193 (7.21%) Logistics
11 183 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
12 173 (6.46%) DevOps
13 171 (6.39%) CRM
14 159 (5.94%) Scrum
15 149 (5.56%) Mentoring
16 146 (5.45%) Analytics
17 145 (5.41%) Migration
18 128 (4.78%) Computer Science
19 126 (4.71%) TDD
20 125 (4.67%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 471 (17.59%) SQL
2 378 (14.12%) JavaScript
3 371 (13.85%) C#
4 312 (11.65%) Python
5 282 (10.53%) Java
6 234 (8.74%) C++
7 146 (5.45%) C
8 104 (3.88%) PHP
9 97 (3.62%) T-SQL
10 61 (2.28%) TypeScript
11 48 (1.79%) Go
12 46 (1.72%) MATLAB
13 40 (1.49%) R
14 38 (1.42%) PL/SQL
14 38 (1.42%) PowerShell
15 32 (1.19%) ES6
15 32 (1.19%) VB
16 30 (1.12%) ABAP
16 30 (1.12%) Bash Shell
17 26 (0.97%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 475 (17.74%) Degree
2 149 (5.56%) Security Cleared
3 112 (4.18%) SC Cleared
4 62 (2.32%) Cisco Certification
5 57 (2.13%) DV Cleared
6 46 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
7 45 (1.68%) CCNA
7 45 (1.68%) Computer Science Degree
8 40 (1.49%) ISTQB
9 39 (1.46%) PMI Certification
9 39 (1.46%) PMP
10 37 (1.38%) ISEB
11 32 (1.19%) HND
12 31 (1.16%) AWS Certification
13 30 (1.12%) MCSA
13 30 (1.12%) TOGAF Certification
14 29 (1.08%) PhD
15 28 (1.05%) CCNP
16 23 (0.86%) CISSP
17 21 (0.78%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 123 (4.59%) QA
2 62 (2.32%) GDPR
3 51 (1.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 41 (1.53%) SLA
5 27 (1.01%) PMO
6 26 (0.97%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 23 (0.86%) Data Quality
8 22 (0.82%) COBIT
9 17 (0.63%) PCI DSS
10 14 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 15288
11 13 (0.49%) ISO 9001
11 13 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 20000
12 8 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
12 8 (0.30%) NIST
13 7 (0.26%) RMADS
14 6 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
15 5 (0.19%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 5 (0.19%) MISRA
15 5 (0.19%) PMBOK
16 4 (0.15%) GAMP
System Software
1 183 (6.83%) Active Directory
2 104 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 90 (3.36%) Docker
4 57 (2.13%) Hyper-V
5 44 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 43 (1.61%) Firmware
7 24 (0.90%) VirtualBox
8 17 (0.63%) XenApp
9 12 (0.45%) XenDesktop
10 11 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
10 11 (0.41%) vSphere
11 9 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
13 6 (0.22%) Terminal Services
14 4 (0.15%) HDFS
15 3 (0.11%) vCloud
16 2 (0.075%) BitLocker
16 2 (0.075%) Virtual Desktop
17 1 (0.037%) Citrix Hypervisor
Systems Management
1 55 (2.05%) Terraform
2 45 (1.68%) Kubernetes
3 42 (1.57%) Ansible
4 33 (1.23%) SCCM
5 29 (1.08%) IBM BigFix
6 25 (0.93%) Docker Swarm
7 20 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
8 19 (0.71%) SCOM
9 18 (0.67%) Puppet
10 14 (0.52%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 13 (0.49%) Nagios
11 13 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
12 12 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
12 12 (0.45%) SCOrch
12 12 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
13 11 (0.41%) BMC PATROL
13 11 (0.41%) Microsoft Intune
14 9 (0.34%) Kibana
14 9 (0.34%) logstash
15 6 (0.22%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 1,115 (41.64%) SAP
2 491 (18.33%) Microsoft
3 231 (8.63%) Oracle
4 207 (7.73%) VMware
5 105 (3.92%) Google
6 98 (3.66%) Cisco
7 78 (2.91%) Citrix
8 76 (2.84%) IBM
9 71 (2.65%) JD Edwards
10 52 (1.94%) Tableau
11 49 (1.83%) EMC
12 40 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
13 36 (1.34%) Aruba
13 36 (1.34%) IFS
14 33 (1.23%) Sage
15 31 (1.16%) Informatica
16 30 (1.12%) Dell
17 29 (1.08%) HP
17 29 (1.08%) Talend
18 27 (1.01%) Cloudera