Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
UK
6 months to
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 174 138 166
Rank change year-on-year -36 +28 +2
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 2,999 4,222 3,664
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.98% 2.43% 2.10%
As % of the General category 5.05% 5.70% 4.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2,133 3,019 2,841
UK median annual salary £47,500 £49,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.04% +6.45% -2.11%
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £80,000 £77,500
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 59,377 74,067 73,879
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.10% 42.70% 42.33%
Number of salaries quoted 45,373 56,346 59,699
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.80% +3.00% -
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 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 -26 2,808 £47,500 -5.00% 1,528
UK excluding London -17 2,403 £45,000 - 1,552
North of England -16 588 £45,000 -2.17% 282
South East -10 539 £54,575 +9.15% 305
South West +13 489 £47,500 -5.00% 301
London -69 467 £60,000 - 126
Midlands -19 466 £42,500 -5.56% 351
North West -42 314 £45,000 -2.17% 132
East Midlands +36 242 £40,000 - 149
Yorkshire +43 225 £42,500 -5.56% 109
West Midlands -58 224 £50,000 +5.26% 202
East of England -7 216 £45,000 - 166
Scotland -29 59 £48,750 +8.33% 69
Wales -11 45 £45,000 +25.00% 78
North East -24 45 £60,000 +20.00% 41
Northern Ireland -20 7 £38,500 +28.33% 5
Channel Islands - 1 £72,500 -

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 1,235 (41.18%) SAP
2 1,232 (41.08%) Finance
3 925 (30.84%) Business Intelligence
4 889 (29.64%) Marketing
5 888 (29.61%) Electronics
6 826 (27.54%) Telecoms
7 766 (25.54%) Programme Management
8 760 (25.34%) Digital Marketing
9 720 (24.01%) Agile Software Development
10 650 (21.67%) Microsoft
11 627 (20.91%) Degree
12 538 (17.94%) C#
13 533 (17.77%) ERP
14 482 (16.07%) SQL
15 460 (15.34%) JavaScript
16 443 (14.77%) Java
17 412 (13.74%) Software Engineering
18 390 (13.00%) Problem-Solving
19 386 (12.87%) .NET
20 366 (12.20%) HTML
21 354 (11.80%) Retail
22 353 (11.77%) C++
23 338 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
24 334 (11.14%) Project Management
25 312 (10.40%) Windows
26 301 (10.04%) Python
27 292 (9.74%) SQL Server
28 286 (9.54%) CSS
29 280 (9.34%) Scrum
30 256 (8.54%) Linux

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 81 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 67 (2.23%) Apache
3 47 (1.57%) Apache Spark
4 36 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
5 27 (0.90%) Skype for Business
6 19 (0.63%) CMS
7 18 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
7 18 (0.60%) IIS
7 18 (0.60%) MS Exchange
7 18 (0.60%) SAS
8 13 (0.43%) IBM Notes
9 12 (0.40%) WordPress
10 11 (0.37%) OpenStack
11 9 (0.30%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
13 6 (0.20%) Drupal
13 6 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2010
13 6 (0.20%) Kentico
13 6 (0.20%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 104 (3.47%) Microsoft Office
2 102 (3.40%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (1.30%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 23 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 21 (0.70%) SOLIDWORKS
6 15 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (0.33%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.30%) Microsoft Project
9 5 (0.17%) Adobe After Effects
9 5 (0.17%) AutoCAD
9 5 (0.17%) Autodesk Inventor
9 5 (0.17%) Simulink
9 5 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.17%) Windchill
10 4 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 4 (0.13%) CATIA
10 4 (0.13%) Mathcad
10 4 (0.13%) Siemens NX
11 3 (0.10%) InDesign
11 3 (0.10%) OrCAD
Business Applications
1 165 (5.50%) Dynamics AX
2 104 (3.47%) SAP S/4HANA
3 80 (2.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 75 (2.50%) SAP ERP
4 75 (2.50%) SAP PP
4 75 (2.50%) SAP SCM
5 69 (2.30%) Dynamics NAV
6 55 (1.83%) NetSuite
7 54 (1.80%) SAP SD
8 52 (1.73%) SAP FI
9 51 (1.70%) SAP CO
9 51 (1.70%) SAP FI/CO
10 46 (1.53%) SAP APO
11 40 (1.33%) SAP MM
12 38 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
13 33 (1.10%) SAP QM
14 27 (0.90%) SAP WM
15 23 (0.77%) Infor M3
16 20 (0.67%) Oracle EBS R12
17 17 (0.57%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 246 (8.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 203 (6.77%) Amazon AWS
3 119 (3.97%) Office 365
4 116 (3.87%) Dynamics 365
5 101 (3.37%) SaaS
6 83 (2.77%) Google Cloud Platform
7 78 (2.60%) GitHub
8 29 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
9 18 (0.60%) IaaS
10 16 (0.53%) PaaS
11 13 (0.43%) Amazon SQS
12 10 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
13 8 (0.27%) Google Analytics
14 6 (0.20%) Amazon S3
14 6 (0.20%) Amazon SageMaker
14 6 (0.20%) Mimecast
15 5 (0.17%) Serverless
16 3 (0.10%) AdWords
16 3 (0.10%) AWS Fargate
16 3 (0.10%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 102 (3.40%) TCP/IP
2 81 (2.70%) Firewall
3 58 (1.93%) RS-485
4 55 (1.83%) Modbus
5 45 (1.50%) Wireless
6 44 (1.47%) Internet
7 37 (1.23%) HTTP
7 37 (1.23%) Wi-Fi
8 36 (1.20%) DHCP
8 36 (1.20%) LAN
8 36 (1.20%) Skype
9 34 (1.13%) DNS
10 33 (1.10%) WAN
11 32 (1.07%) Bluetooth
12 27 (0.90%) Ethernet
13 24 (0.80%) SAN
14 22 (0.73%) VLAN
15 21 (0.70%) VPN
16 19 (0.63%) VoIP
17 18 (0.60%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 292 (9.74%) SQL Server
2 75 (2.50%) Big Data
2 75 (2.50%) MySQL
3 63 (2.10%) MongoDB
4 59 (1.97%) PostgreSQL
5 57 (1.90%) Power BI
6 56 (1.87%) Relational Database
7 54 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 52 (1.73%) NoSQL
9 49 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
9 49 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 48 (1.60%) BusinessObjects
11 46 (1.53%) Data Mining
12 45 (1.50%) SAP HANA
13 41 (1.37%) Hadoop
14 38 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
15 36 (1.20%) QlikView
16 32 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
17 31 (1.03%) SAP BW
18 30 (1.00%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 168 (5.60%) Git (software)
2 115 (3.83%) Visual Studio
3 103 (3.43%) Jenkins
4 70 (2.33%) Maven
5 67 (2.23%) Team Foundation Server
6 60 (2.00%) Selenium
7 57 (1.90%) JIRA
8 53 (1.77%) Robot Framework
9 37 (1.23%) Subversion
10 32 (1.07%) TeamCity
11 27 (0.90%) gulp
12 24 (0.80%) GitLab
12 24 (0.80%) LabVIEW
13 23 (0.77%) SpecFlow
14 21 (0.70%) Cucumber
14 21 (0.70%) Vagrant
15 16 (0.53%) Protractor
16 14 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 13 (0.43%) Jasmine
17 13 (0.43%) webpack
General
1 1,232 (41.08%) Finance
2 889 (29.64%) Marketing
3 888 (29.61%) Electronics
4 826 (27.54%) Telecoms
5 354 (11.80%) Retail
6 88 (2.93%) Automotive
7 63 (2.10%) Aerospace
8 49 (1.63%) Pharmaceutical
9 43 (1.43%) Banking
10 41 (1.37%) Legal
11 36 (1.20%) Advertising
12 35 (1.17%) Billing
13 30 (1.00%) Games
14 25 (0.83%) Local Government
15 24 (0.80%) Publishing
16 20 (0.67%) Law
17 17 (0.57%) Military
18 16 (0.53%) French Language
19 10 (0.33%) German Language
20 7 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 566 (18.87%) Developer
2 446 (14.87%) Analyst
3 347 (11.57%) Consultant
4 235 (7.84%) Software Engineer
5 214 (7.14%) Architect
6 155 (5.17%) .NET Developer
7 149 (4.97%) Business Analyst
7 149 (4.97%) SAP Consultant
8 139 (4.63%) Project Manager
9 137 (4.57%) C# Developer
10 135 (4.50%) Software Developer
11 102 (3.40%) C# .NET Developer
12 97 (3.23%) IT Manager
13 94 (3.13%) Java Developer
14 92 (3.07%) SAP Analyst
14 92 (3.07%) Senior Developer
15 80 (2.67%) IT Support
16 78 (2.60%) Support Analyst
17 73 (2.43%) Support Engineer
18 70 (2.33%) Embedded Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 386 (12.87%) .NET
2 366 (12.20%) HTML
3 286 (9.54%) CSS
4 215 (7.17%) AngularJS
5 184 (6.14%) Web Services
6 183 (6.10%) ASP.NET
7 177 (5.90%) HTML5
8 149 (4.97%) RESTful
8 149 (4.97%) Spring
9 143 (4.77%) Node.js
10 117 (3.90%) React
11 93 (3.10%) ASP.NET Web API
12 84 (2.80%) jQuery
13 72 (2.40%) ASP.NET MVC
14 70 (2.33%) Middleware
15 69 (2.30%) SOAP
16 68 (2.27%) JSON
17 67 (2.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 65 (2.17%) CSS3
19 62 (2.07%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 338 (11.27%) Analytical Skills
2 148 (4.93%) Life Science
3 124 (4.13%) Greenfield Project
4 119 (3.97%) Embedded Systems
5 114 (3.80%) Self-Motivation
6 110 (3.67%) User Experience
7 90 (3.00%) Algorithms
8 89 (2.97%) Management Information System
9 65 (2.17%) FMCG
10 64 (2.13%) Device Driver
11 61 (2.03%) Mobile App
12 59 (1.97%) Data Centre
13 53 (1.77%) Blog
14 52 (1.73%) CAN bus
15 50 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
16 27 (0.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 27 (0.90%) Industry 4.0
17 26 (0.87%) Social Media
18 24 (0.80%) PMI
19 22 (0.73%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 312 (10.40%) Windows
2 256 (8.54%) Linux
3 111 (3.70%) Android
4 105 (3.50%) Apple iOS
5 94 (3.13%) Windows Server
6 50 (1.67%) Unix
7 49 (1.63%) FreeRTOS
8 41 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (1.17%) Windows 10
10 32 (1.07%) Windows 7
11 24 (0.80%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (0.37%) Mac OS
13 11 (0.37%) Solaris
14 10 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
14 10 (0.33%) Windows XP
15 9 (0.30%) CentOS
15 9 (0.30%) Windows 8
16 8 (0.27%) VMS
17 7 (0.23%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 925 (30.84%) Business Intelligence
2 766 (25.54%) Programme Management
3 760 (25.34%) Digital Marketing
4 720 (24.01%) Agile Software Development
5 533 (17.77%) ERP
6 412 (13.74%) Software Engineering
7 390 (13.00%) Problem-Solving
8 334 (11.14%) Project Management
9 280 (9.34%) Scrum
10 252 (8.40%) MVC
11 248 (8.27%) Logistics
12 238 (7.94%) Stakeholder Management
13 208 (6.94%) Continuous Integration
14 205 (6.84%) Test Automation
15 198 (6.60%) Analytics
16 188 (6.27%) TDD
17 176 (5.87%) CRM
18 173 (5.77%) ITIL
19 160 (5.34%) Computer Science
20 155 (5.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 538 (17.94%) C#
2 482 (16.07%) SQL
3 460 (15.34%) JavaScript
4 443 (14.77%) Java
5 353 (11.77%) C++
6 301 (10.04%) Python
7 215 (7.17%) C
8 97 (3.23%) Go
9 88 (2.93%) T-SQL
10 86 (2.87%) PHP
11 77 (2.57%) Bash Shell
12 69 (2.30%) VB
13 60 (2.00%) PowerShell
14 58 (1.93%) R
15 48 (1.60%) Embedded C
16 46 (1.53%) ABAP
17 42 (1.40%) PL/SQL
18 41 (1.37%) VB.NET
19 39 (1.30%) Ruby
20 25 (0.83%) VB6
Qualifications
1 627 (20.91%) Degree
2 116 (3.87%) Security Cleared
3 111 (3.70%) Computer Science Degree
4 89 (2.97%) SC Cleared
5 58 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 45 (1.50%) DV Cleared
7 44 (1.47%) PhD
8 36 (1.20%) ITIL Certification
8 36 (1.20%) PMI Certification
9 34 (1.13%) CISSP
10 31 (1.03%) Cisco Certification
11 27 (0.90%) APMP
12 25 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
13 23 (0.77%) MCSE
14 21 (0.70%) PMP
15 18 (0.60%) CCNP
15 18 (0.60%) CISM
15 18 (0.60%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 16 (0.53%) ISTQB
17 13 (0.43%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 135 (4.50%) QA
2 58 (1.93%) SLA
3 47 (1.57%) GDPR
4 41 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 39 (1.30%) PMO
6 29 (0.97%) Data Quality
7 18 (0.60%) ISO 9001
8 15 (0.50%) PCI DSS
9 13 (0.43%) ISO 13485
10 10 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 8 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
12 6 (0.20%) JTAG
12 6 (0.20%) RMADS
13 4 (0.13%) HMG Security Policy Framework
14 3 (0.10%) GMP
14 3 (0.10%) GxP
15 2 (0.067%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 2 (0.067%) DO-254
15 2 (0.067%) ISO 14001
15 2 (0.067%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 143 (4.77%) Active Directory
2 133 (4.43%) Firmware
3 100 (3.33%) Docker
4 64 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 29 (0.97%) Hyper-V
6 21 (0.70%) vSphere
7 19 (0.63%) VirtualBox
8 15 (0.50%) Virtual Machines
9 9 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
10 7 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
11 4 (0.13%) Ceph
11 4 (0.13%) XenApp
12 3 (0.10%) Apache Flume
12 3 (0.10%) KVM
12 3 (0.10%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.10%) Xen
12 3 (0.10%) XenServer
13 2 (0.067%) Oracle RAC
13 2 (0.067%) Snort
13 2 (0.067%) Squid
Systems Management
1 74 (2.47%) Kubernetes
2 46 (1.53%) Ansible
3 30 (1.00%) SCCM
4 23 (0.77%) Terraform
5 21 (0.70%) Puppet
6 15 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (0.43%) Host Intrusion Detection System
8 9 (0.30%) Grafana
8 9 (0.30%) Salt
9 8 (0.27%) McAfee ePO
9 8 (0.27%) Packer
10 7 (0.23%) Kibana
10 7 (0.23%) MOM
10 7 (0.23%) Nagios
10 7 (0.23%) SCOM
11 6 (0.20%) Cisco Prime
11 6 (0.20%) Docker Swarm
12 5 (0.17%) Data Guard
12 5 (0.17%) Icinga
12 5 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 1,235 (41.18%) SAP
2 650 (21.67%) Microsoft
3 236 (7.87%) Oracle
4 134 (4.47%) VMware
5 104 (3.47%) Google
6 92 (3.07%) JD Edwards
7 67 (2.23%) Cisco
8 52 (1.73%) Sage
9 51 (1.70%) EMC
10 46 (1.53%) Citrix
11 45 (1.50%) Infor
12 42 (1.40%) Tableau
13 40 (1.33%) IFS
14 33 (1.10%) Cognos
14 33 (1.10%) Epicor
15 29 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
16 23 (0.77%) IBM
17 21 (0.70%) Dell
18 19 (0.63%) Meraki
19 17 (0.57%) Splunk