Period
to 15 January 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 15 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
UK
6 months to
15 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 147 194 174
Rank change year-on-year +47 -20 -34
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 1,376 2,238 3,005
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.20% 1.77% 1.99%
As % of the General category 5.80% 4.45% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,182 1,781 2,301
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year -3.23% - +1.09%

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 23,742 50,347 62,631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.00% 39.83% 41.44%
Number of salaries quoted 18,460 38,490 48,402
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%
10th Percentile £32,664 £31,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 15 January 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 15 January 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 +44 1,199 £50,000 - 724
UK excluding London +4 944 £45,000 -3.23% 694
London +163 303 £67,500 +8.00% 74
South East +42 298 £45,000 -10.00% 128
South West +6 217 £45,000 -3.23% 90
North of England -32 173 £45,000 - 182
Work from Home -47 154 £50,000 -9.09% 71
Midlands -5 110 £48,250 +7.22% 140
North West -47 81 £46,750 +3.89% 98
Yorkshire +27 80 £45,000 +4.35% 64
Scotland +39 65 £47,500 +7.95% 28
West Midlands +17 64 £52,500 +16.67% 82
East Midlands +6 46 £45,000 +5.88% 58
East of England +12 45 £47,500 - 104
Wales +40 24 £36,000 -5.88% 21
Northern Ireland +25 12 £45,000 +38.46% 2
North East +15 12 £47,500 +5.56% 21

For the 6 months to 15 January 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.

1 584 (42.44%) Finance
2 554 (40.26%) SAP
3 498 (36.19%) Business Intelligence
4 466 (33.87%) Electronics
5 454 (32.99%) Marketing
6 448 (32.56%) Public Sector
7 433 (31.47%) Telecoms
8 421 (30.60%) Programme Management
9 407 (29.58%) Digital Marketing
10 291 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
11 221 (16.06%) ERP
12 214 (15.55%) Degree
13 209 (15.19%) Project Management
14 206 (14.97%) Microsoft
15 205 (14.90%) SQL
16 189 (13.74%) Azure
17 185 (13.44%) JavaScript
18 168 (12.21%) Information Security
19 160 (11.63%) Management Information System
20 152 (11.05%) Pharmaceutical
21 145 (10.54%) GDPR
22 143 (10.39%) Software Engineering
23 141 (10.25%) HTML
24 128 (9.30%) C#
24 128 (9.30%) Linux
25 126 (9.16%) Law
25 126 (9.16%) Matrix Organization
26 125 (9.08%) AWS
27 124 (9.01%) Legal
27 124 (9.01%) CSS

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 36 (2.62%) SharePoint
2 14 (1.02%) Apache Spark
3 13 (0.94%) Mule
3 13 (0.94%) Red Hat Fuse
4 12 (0.87%) MS Exchange
4 12 (0.87%) Mule ESB
5 11 (0.80%) Tomcat
6 10 (0.73%) Confluence
6 10 (0.73%) JBoss
7 9 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (0.58%) CMS
9 7 (0.51%) WordPress
10 6 (0.44%) Skype for Business
11 5 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
11 5 (0.36%) Apache
12 4 (0.29%) Joomla!
13 3 (0.22%) nginx
13 3 (0.22%) SAS
14 1 (0.073%) WebSphere
14 1 (0.073%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 38 (2.76%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (1.09%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 14 (1.02%) SOLIDWORKS
5 13 (0.94%) Zeplin
6 9 (0.65%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
7 4 (0.29%) Windchill
8 3 (0.22%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
9 2 (0.15%) OrCAD
10 1 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.073%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.073%) FrameMaker
10 1 (0.073%) MadCap Flare
10 1 (0.073%) Photoshop
10 1 (0.073%) PTC Creo
10 1 (0.073%) RoboHelp
10 1 (0.073%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 36 (2.62%) NetSuite
2 31 (2.25%) SAP ERP
3 24 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (1.74%) SAP MM
4 20 (1.45%) Oracle EBS
4 20 (1.45%) SAP S/4HANA
5 17 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
6 14 (1.02%) SAP PP
7 13 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
8 12 (0.87%) SAP Business One
9 10 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
10 8 (0.58%) SAP WM
11 7 (0.51%) SAP SD
12 6 (0.44%) Epicor Tropos
12 6 (0.44%) Oracle Cash Management
12 6 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
12 6 (0.44%) SAP CO
12 6 (0.44%) SAP Hybris
13 5 (0.36%) Sage X3
13 5 (0.36%) SAP Business ByDesign
Cloud Services
1 189 (13.74%) Azure
2 125 (9.08%) AWS
3 88 (6.40%) SaaS
4 79 (5.74%) Office 365
5 60 (4.36%) Power Platform
6 57 (4.14%) GCP
7 41 (2.98%) Dynamics 365
8 31 (2.25%) Serverless
9 21 (1.53%) AWS Lambda
9 21 (1.53%) Azure Functions
10 20 (1.45%) Firebase
11 18 (1.31%) PowerApps
12 12 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
13 11 (0.80%) Power Automate
14 10 (0.73%) GitHub
15 9 (0.65%) Adobe Analytics
16 7 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
16 7 (0.51%) PaaS
17 6 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
17 6 (0.44%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.25%) Firewall
2 28 (2.03%) Ethernet
3 27 (1.96%) Wireless
4 19 (1.38%) Internet
4 19 (1.38%) TCP/IP
5 17 (1.24%) LAN
6 16 (1.16%) 5G
6 16 (1.16%) RS-485
7 15 (1.09%) DNS
7 15 (1.09%) VoIP
8 14 (1.02%) RS-232
9 13 (0.94%) 4G
10 11 (0.80%) WAN
11 9 (0.65%) Intranet
11 9 (0.65%) Network Security
11 9 (0.65%) SAN
12 8 (0.58%) DHCP
12 8 (0.58%) Skype
13 7 (0.51%) Bluetooth
14 6 (0.44%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (7.49%) SQL Server
2 57 (4.14%) Power BI
3 44 (3.20%) NoSQL
4 41 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 37 (2.69%) Tableau
6 36 (2.62%) MySQL
7 33 (2.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 28 (2.03%) Relational Database
9 27 (1.96%) MongoDB
10 22 (1.60%) Crystal Reports
11 20 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
12 16 (1.16%) QlikView
13 14 (1.02%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 13 (0.94%) Big Data
14 13 (0.94%) Blockchain
15 12 (0.87%) BusinessObjects
15 12 (0.87%) RDBMS
16 11 (0.80%) Hadoop
17 9 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
17 9 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 111 (8.07%) Git (software)
2 50 (3.63%) JIRA
3 45 (3.27%) Visual Studio
4 26 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
5 20 (1.45%) Subversion
6 19 (1.38%) LSMW
7 18 (1.31%) Jenkins
8 17 (1.24%) Eclipse
9 16 (1.16%) GitLab
9 16 (1.16%) JUnit
9 16 (1.16%) Maven
10 15 (1.09%) Grunt
10 15 (1.09%) gulp
11 14 (1.02%) Postman
12 12 (0.87%) Fiddler
12 12 (0.87%) IntelliJ
12 12 (0.87%) SoapUI
13 7 (0.51%) GCC
14 6 (0.44%) Artifactory
14 6 (0.44%) Cypress.io
General
1 584 (42.44%) Finance
2 466 (33.87%) Electronics
3 454 (32.99%) Marketing
4 448 (32.56%) Public Sector
5 433 (31.47%) Telecoms
6 152 (11.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 126 (9.16%) Law
8 124 (9.01%) Legal
9 99 (7.19%) Retail
10 55 (4.00%) Automotive
11 42 (3.05%) Banking
12 36 (2.62%) Aerospace
13 11 (0.80%) Games
14 9 (0.65%) Advertising
15 8 (0.58%) Local Government
16 4 (0.29%) Back Office
16 4 (0.29%) Military
17 3 (0.22%) German Language
17 3 (0.22%) Publishing
17 3 (0.22%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 286 (20.78%) Developer
2 162 (11.77%) Analyst
3 148 (10.76%) Administrator
4 130 (9.45%) Consultant
5 114 (8.28%) Data Administrator
6 77 (5.60%) Software Engineer
7 60 (4.36%) Senior Developer
8 50 (3.63%) Architect
9 48 (3.49%) Java Developer
10 42 (3.05%) Business Analyst
11 40 (2.91%) Software Developer
12 39 (2.83%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 38 (2.76%) .NET Developer
14 36 (2.62%) Design Engineer
14 36 (2.62%) IT Manager
14 36 (2.62%) Senior Consultant
15 35 (2.54%) Security Consultant
16 29 (2.11%) IT Support
17 28 (2.03%) JavaScript Developer
17 28 (2.03%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (10.25%) HTML
2 124 (9.01%) CSS
3 99 (7.19%) AngularJS
4 93 (6.76%) .NET
5 59 (4.29%) REST
6 58 (4.22%) React
7 51 (3.71%) HTML5
8 41 (2.98%) Node.js
9 38 (2.76%) .NET Core
10 37 (2.69%) RESTful
11 34 (2.47%) JSON
11 34 (2.47%) XML
12 33 (2.40%) Spring
12 33 (2.40%) Web Services
13 32 (2.33%) CSS3
14 31 (2.25%) SOAP
15 28 (2.03%) Vue.js
16 27 (1.96%) ASP.NET
17 20 (1.45%) Sass
17 20 (1.45%) Serverless Framework
Miscellaneous
1 160 (11.63%) Management Information System
2 116 (8.43%) Analytical Skills
3 55 (4.00%) User Experience
4 45 (3.27%) Self-Motivation
5 42 (3.05%) FMCG
6 37 (2.69%) Cloud Native
7 36 (2.62%) Blog
8 34 (2.47%) Mobile App
9 30 (2.18%) Life Science
10 19 (1.38%) Algorithms
11 17 (1.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 16 (1.16%) Virtual Team
13 15 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
13 15 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
14 13 (0.94%) Data Centre
14 13 (0.94%) Wiki
15 12 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (0.87%) Reinsurance
16 11 (0.80%) Driving Licence
16 11 (0.80%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 128 (9.30%) Linux
2 109 (7.92%) Windows
3 38 (2.76%) Windows Server
4 23 (1.67%) Unix
4 23 (1.67%) Windows 10
5 18 (1.31%) CentOS
6 16 (1.16%) Windows Server 2016
7 14 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 10 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.44%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (0.36%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.29%) Ubuntu
12 3 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.15%) Apple iOS
13 2 (0.15%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.15%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.073%) Android
14 1 (0.073%) FreeRTOS
14 1 (0.073%) Oracle Linux
14 1 (0.073%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (36.19%) Business Intelligence
2 421 (30.60%) Programme Management
3 407 (29.58%) Digital Marketing
4 291 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
5 221 (16.06%) ERP
6 209 (15.19%) Project Management
7 168 (12.21%) Information Security
8 143 (10.39%) Software Engineering
9 126 (9.16%) Matrix Organization
10 123 (8.94%) Data Protection
11 115 (8.36%) Cybersecurity
12 114 (8.28%) DevOps
13 110 (7.99%) Scrum
14 107 (7.78%) Problem-Solving
15 97 (7.05%) Computer Science
16 75 (5.45%) Continuous Improvement
16 75 (5.45%) Stakeholder Management
17 74 (5.38%) Analytics
18 63 (4.58%) Data Privacy
19 62 (4.51%) OO
Programming Languages
1 205 (14.90%) SQL
2 185 (13.44%) JavaScript
3 128 (9.30%) C#
4 108 (7.85%) Python
5 100 (7.27%) C
6 91 (6.61%) Java
7 88 (6.40%) C++
8 33 (2.40%) TypeScript
9 28 (2.03%) Bash Shell
10 24 (1.74%) T-SQL
11 21 (1.53%) PHP
12 20 (1.45%) Embedded C
13 19 (1.38%) ABAP
13 19 (1.38%) Apex Code
13 19 (1.38%) SAPscript
13 19 (1.38%) VB.NET
14 15 (1.09%) Shell Script
15 14 (1.02%) VB
16 9 (0.65%) Rust
16 9 (0.65%) VB6
Qualifications
1 214 (15.55%) Degree
2 66 (4.80%) Security Cleared
3 46 (3.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 36 (2.62%) SC Cleared
5 19 (1.38%) CISSP
6 17 (1.24%) PhD
7 16 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (1.09%) HND
9 12 (0.87%) HNC
10 11 (0.80%) CISM
10 11 (0.80%) IIBA
11 10 (0.73%) Master's Degree
11 10 (0.73%) SANS
12 9 (0.65%) MCSA
12 9 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
13 7 (0.51%) CESG Certified Professional
13 7 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
14 6 (0.44%) DV Cleared
14 6 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (0.44%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 145 (10.54%) GDPR
2 56 (4.07%) QA
3 45 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 23 (1.67%) PCI DSS
5 17 (1.24%) ISO 9001
6 15 (1.09%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 15 (1.09%) ISO 13485
7 14 (1.02%) GMP
8 12 (0.87%) GAMP
8 12 (0.87%) PMO
9 11 (0.80%) SLA
10 10 (0.73%) 21 CFR Part 11
11 9 (0.65%) GxP
11 9 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 8 (0.58%) NCSC
13 7 (0.51%) HAZOP
13 7 (0.51%) NIST
14 6 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
15 5 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
16 4 (0.29%) NEBOSH
System Software
1 80 (5.81%) Active Directory
2 63 (4.58%) Docker
3 23 (1.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (1.31%) Firmware
5 6 (0.44%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.44%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (0.29%) Oracle RAC
6 4 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.29%) VirtualBox
7 3 (0.22%) KVM
8 2 (0.15%) NFS
8 2 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 36 (2.62%) Kubernetes
2 31 (2.25%) Terraform
3 24 (1.74%) Puppet
4 19 (1.38%) Ansible
5 8 (0.58%) QRadar
5 8 (0.58%) SCCM
6 6 (0.44%) Grafana
6 6 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
6 6 (0.44%) Packer
6 6 (0.44%) Prometheus
7 4 (0.29%) Docker Swarm
7 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.22%) Foglight
8 3 (0.22%) Istio
8 3 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.15%) Backup Exec
9 2 (0.15%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (0.15%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.073%) Kibana
10 1 (0.073%) Kubeflow
Vendors
1 554 (40.26%) SAP
2 206 (14.97%) Microsoft
3 67 (4.87%) Oracle
4 54 (3.92%) Google
4 54 (3.92%) Salesforce.com
5 36 (2.62%) VMware
6 35 (2.54%) JD Edwards
7 32 (2.33%) Cisco
8 21 (1.53%) IBM
8 21 (1.53%) Red Hat
9 14 (1.02%) Dell
10 12 (0.87%) Adobe
10 12 (0.87%) CyberArk
10 12 (0.87%) Guidewire
10 12 (0.87%) Intel
11 11 (0.80%) Palo Alto
11 11 (0.80%) Twitter
12 10 (0.73%) CheckPoint
12 10 (0.73%) Epicor
12 10 (0.73%) Splunk