Period
to 25 May 2018

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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
UK
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 160 158
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2 +27
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 3,682 3,669 4,396
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.12% 2.17% 2.19%
As % of the General category 5.12% 5.21% 4.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2,757 2,778 3,313
UK median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.78% -4.26% -6.00%
10th Percentile £28,750 £26,250 £26,900
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +3.45%

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 71,851 70,460 88,742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.32% 41.68% 44.21%
Number of salaries quoted 55,763 56,116 72,025
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £84,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16% +1.18%

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 25 May 2018.

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 25 May 2018. 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 -5 3,427 £48,500 +7.78% 874
UK excluding London 0 2,886 £45,000 +5.88% 840
North of England -13 736 £50,000 +25.00% 160
Midlands +11 648 £42,500 - 181
South East +1 639 £50,000 +5.26% 183
London -12 629 £60,000 - 97
West Midlands +20 455 £42,500 - 118
South West -6 454 £45,000 - 121
North West -11 423 £50,000 +11.11% 87
East of England +46 274 £45,000 +13.56% 128
Yorkshire -42 211 £45,000 +12.50% 58
East Midlands +6 192 £43,500 +8.07% 63
North East +19 102 £60,000 +25.00% 15
Scotland -12 94 £40,750 +1.88% 38
Wales -8 41 £37,500 +15.38% 28
Northern Ireland -7 7 £45,000 +38.46% 1
Channel Islands - 2 £75,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 25 May 2018, 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 1,572 (42.69%) Finance
2 1,338 (36.34%) SAP
3 839 (22.79%) Microsoft
4 795 (21.59%) Business Intelligence
5 770 (20.91%) SQL
6 760 (20.64%) ERP
7 707 (19.20%) Marketing
8 706 (19.17%) Retail
9 702 (19.07%) Agile Software Development
10 697 (18.93%) Electronics
11 674 (18.31%) Telecoms
12 624 (16.95%) Programme Management
13 617 (16.76%) Analytical Skills
14 591 (16.05%) Degree
15 589 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
16 578 (15.70%) Problem-Solving
17 544 (14.77%) C#
18 409 (11.11%) JavaScript
19 392 (10.65%) .NET
19 392 (10.65%) Logistics
20 364 (9.89%) Oracle
21 347 (9.42%) Project Management
22 344 (9.34%) SQL Server
23 339 (9.21%) HTML
24 330 (8.96%) Java
25 300 (8.15%) Dynamics AX
26 299 (8.12%) Windows
27 294 (7.98%) C++
28 282 (7.66%) CRM
29 277 (7.52%) Software Engineering

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
1 110 (2.99%) SharePoint
2 58 (1.58%) Apache Spark
3 54 (1.47%) MS Exchange
4 29 (0.79%) Confluence
4 29 (0.79%) Mule
5 26 (0.71%) CMS
5 26 (0.71%) Drupal
6 25 (0.68%) Tomcat
7 24 (0.65%) IIS
7 24 (0.65%) Mule ESB
8 22 (0.60%) JBoss
9 19 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (0.38%) WordPress
11 13 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (0.27%) Apache
13 10 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
13 10 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 10 (0.27%) SAS
Applications
1 157 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
2 105 (2.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 48 (1.30%) Microsoft Project
4 45 (1.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 43 (1.17%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 16 (0.43%) SOLIDWORKS
8 15 (0.41%) OrCAD
9 11 (0.30%) AutoCAD
10 8 (0.22%) Simulink
11 7 (0.19%) Houdini
11 7 (0.19%) Maya
11 7 (0.19%) Photoshop
12 5 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (0.14%) CATIA
12 5 (0.14%) PTC Creo
12 5 (0.14%) Windchill
13 4 (0.11%) Siemens NX
14 3 (0.081%) Autodesk Inventor
14 3 (0.081%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 300 (8.15%) Dynamics AX
2 197 (5.35%) Dynamics NAV
3 144 (3.91%) NetSuite
4 127 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
5 86 (2.34%) SAP S/4HANA
6 74 (2.01%) SAP FI
7 73 (1.98%) SAP CO
8 72 (1.96%) SAP FI/CO
8 72 (1.96%) SAP PP
9 65 (1.77%) Oracle EBS
10 59 (1.60%) SAP Business One
11 55 (1.49%) SAP SD
12 50 (1.36%) SAP MM
13 45 (1.22%) SAP ERP
14 43 (1.17%) Oracle EBS R12
14 43 (1.17%) SAP SCM
15 40 (1.09%) Sage X3
16 39 (1.06%) Dynamics GP
17 34 (0.92%) BPCS
18 31 (0.84%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 218 (5.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 198 (5.38%) Amazon AWS
3 168 (4.56%) Dynamics 365
4 121 (3.29%) SaaS
5 118 (3.20%) Office 365
6 74 (2.01%) Google Cloud Platform
7 37 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
8 21 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (0.41%) Google Analytics
10 11 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
10 11 (0.30%) Basecamp
10 11 (0.30%) GitHub
10 11 (0.30%) PaaS
10 11 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
11 8 (0.22%) IaaS
11 8 (0.22%) IBM Cloud
12 7 (0.19%) Azure Active Directory
12 7 (0.19%) FinancialForce
13 5 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
14 4 (0.11%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 164 (4.45%) Wireless
2 87 (2.36%) DNS
3 82 (2.23%) DHCP
4 81 (2.20%) Firewall
5 76 (2.06%) LAN
6 72 (1.96%) WAN
7 69 (1.87%) Unified Communications
8 68 (1.85%) Internet
9 61 (1.66%) HTTP
10 58 (1.58%) TCP/IP
11 52 (1.41%) Wireless Security
12 49 (1.33%) Network Security
13 46 (1.25%) VPN
14 31 (0.84%) WLAN
15 30 (0.81%) Intranet
16 29 (0.79%) Cisco ASA
17 27 (0.73%) VoIP
18 26 (0.71%) Remote Desktop
18 26 (0.71%) SAN
19 23 (0.62%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 344 (9.34%) SQL Server
2 160 (4.35%) Big Data
3 151 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 115 (3.12%) Crystal Reports
5 89 (2.42%) NoSQL
6 80 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 77 (2.09%) MySQL
8 75 (2.04%) SAP HANA
9 72 (1.96%) Relational Database
10 70 (1.90%) Data Warehouse
11 60 (1.63%) Hadoop
12 59 (1.60%) MongoDB
13 47 (1.28%) Oracle Database
14 42 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
14 42 (1.14%) Power BI
15 41 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
16 40 (1.09%) QlikView
17 38 (1.03%) SAP BW
18 37 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 37 (1.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 154 (4.18%) Git (software)
2 93 (2.53%) JIRA
3 79 (2.15%) Team Foundation Server
4 65 (1.77%) Visual Studio
5 57 (1.55%) Jenkins
6 46 (1.25%) LSMW
7 42 (1.14%) eCATT
7 42 (1.14%) TeamCity
8 41 (1.11%) JUnit
9 28 (0.76%) Subversion
10 24 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 23 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 22 (0.60%) LabVIEW
13 19 (0.52%) Cucumber
13 19 (0.52%) Selenium
14 18 (0.49%) IntelliJ
15 17 (0.46%) Vagrant
16 16 (0.43%) gulp
16 16 (0.43%) Mercurial
17 14 (0.38%) Bitbucket
General
1 1,572 (42.69%) Finance
2 707 (19.20%) Marketing
3 706 (19.17%) Retail
4 697 (18.93%) Electronics
5 674 (18.31%) Telecoms
6 267 (7.25%) Advertising
7 185 (5.02%) Publishing
8 133 (3.61%) Automotive
9 132 (3.59%) Pharmaceutical
10 90 (2.44%) Banking
11 68 (1.85%) Billing
12 57 (1.55%) Aerospace
13 44 (1.20%) General Ledger
14 43 (1.17%) Legal
15 42 (1.14%) German Language
16 27 (0.73%) Law
17 26 (0.71%) French Language
18 22 (0.60%) Games
18 22 (0.60%) Italian Language
19 18 (0.49%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 667 (18.12%) Consultant
2 620 (16.84%) Developer
3 567 (15.40%) Analyst
4 400 (10.86%) Architect
5 269 (7.31%) SAP Consultant
6 194 (5.27%) Business Analyst
7 180 (4.89%) Solutions Architect
8 178 (4.83%) .NET Developer
9 172 (4.67%) Project Manager
10 167 (4.54%) C# Developer
11 138 (3.75%) C# .NET Developer
12 132 (3.59%) Software Engineer
13 127 (3.45%) SAP Analyst
14 112 (3.04%) Support Analyst
15 111 (3.01%) Software Developer
16 106 (2.88%) IT Support
17 100 (2.72%) Senior Developer
18 93 (2.53%) Support Engineer
19 82 (2.23%) ERP Manager
20 79 (2.15%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 392 (10.65%) .NET
2 339 (9.21%) HTML
3 270 (7.33%) CSS
4 243 (6.60%) AngularJS
5 206 (5.59%) Web Services
6 200 (5.43%) ASP.NET
7 124 (3.37%) jQuery
8 114 (3.10%) ASP.NET MVC
9 110 (2.99%) HTML5
10 109 (2.96%) RESTful
11 98 (2.66%) ASP.NET Web API
12 89 (2.42%) .NET Framework
12 89 (2.42%) XML
13 86 (2.34%) REST
14 76 (2.06%) EDI
15 69 (1.87%) JSON
16 64 (1.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 62 (1.68%) SOAP
17 62 (1.68%) Spring
18 59 (1.60%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 617 (16.76%) Analytical Skills
2 269 (7.31%) Self-Motivation
3 172 (4.67%) Computer Science
4 147 (3.99%) Greenfield Project
5 144 (3.91%) Data Centre
6 141 (3.83%) Life Science
7 135 (3.67%) Management Information System
8 115 (3.12%) User Experience
9 80 (2.17%) Mobile App
10 79 (2.15%) FMCG
11 58 (1.58%) Embedded Systems
12 47 (1.28%) Algorithms
12 47 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
13 46 (1.25%) LIMS
14 45 (1.22%) Driving Licence
15 41 (1.11%) Virtual Team
16 36 (0.98%) Data Structures
17 33 (0.90%) PMI
18 27 (0.73%) Mobile Computing
19 25 (0.68%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 299 (8.12%) Windows
2 189 (5.13%) Linux
3 164 (4.45%) Windows Server
4 60 (1.63%) Windows Server 2008
5 55 (1.49%) Windows 7
6 54 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 53 (1.44%) Android
8 46 (1.25%) Apple iOS
9 45 (1.22%) Unix
10 41 (1.11%) Windows 10
11 33 (0.90%) Windows Server 2003
12 22 (0.60%) Windows 8
13 15 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
14 13 (0.35%) Solaris
15 11 (0.30%) Debian
16 10 (0.27%) Mac OS
16 10 (0.27%) SUSE
16 10 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
16 10 (0.27%) Windows XP
17 8 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 795 (21.59%) Business Intelligence
2 760 (20.64%) ERP
3 702 (19.07%) Agile Software Development
4 624 (16.95%) Programme Management
5 589 (16.00%) Digital Marketing
6 578 (15.70%) Problem-Solving
7 392 (10.65%) Logistics
8 347 (9.42%) Project Management
9 282 (7.66%) CRM
10 277 (7.52%) Software Engineering
11 266 (7.22%) MVC
12 249 (6.76%) Scrum
13 241 (6.55%) Migration
14 240 (6.52%) Presales
15 228 (6.19%) Analytics
16 221 (6.00%) Mentoring
17 218 (5.92%) ITIL
18 198 (5.38%) Continuous Improvement
19 179 (4.86%) TDD
20 172 (4.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 770 (20.91%) SQL
2 544 (14.77%) C#
3 409 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 330 (8.96%) Java
5 294 (7.98%) C++
6 240 (6.52%) Python
7 194 (5.27%) C
8 114 (3.10%) T-SQL
9 107 (2.91%) ABAP
10 80 (2.17%) PHP
11 61 (1.66%) VB.NET
12 54 (1.47%) PL/SQL
13 51 (1.39%) Bash Shell
14 50 (1.36%) Go
15 48 (1.30%) Embedded C
16 43 (1.17%) X++
17 38 (1.03%) Shell Script
18 36 (0.98%) Ruby
19 32 (0.87%) PowerShell
20 29 (0.79%) Lua
Qualifications
1 591 (16.05%) Degree
2 148 (4.02%) Security Cleared
3 135 (3.67%) Cisco Certification
4 97 (2.63%) CCNA
5 94 (2.55%) SC Cleared
6 89 (2.42%) Computer Science Degree
7 74 (2.01%) CCNP
8 66 (1.79%) CCIE
9 61 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
10 51 (1.39%) CISSP
11 41 (1.11%) PMI Certification
12 35 (0.95%) CIMA
13 34 (0.92%) PhD
14 31 (0.84%) Master's Degree
15 27 (0.73%) PMP
16 26 (0.71%) APMP
16 26 (0.71%) CISM
17 25 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
17 25 (0.68%) MCSE
18 24 (0.65%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 150 (4.07%) QA
2 52 (1.41%) PMO
3 38 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 37 (1.00%) ISO 9001
4 37 (1.00%) SLA
5 29 (0.79%) GDPR
6 24 (0.65%) Data Quality
7 20 (0.54%) PCI DSS
8 18 (0.49%) GCP
9 12 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (0.27%) ISO 13485
11 9 (0.24%) GAMP
12 6 (0.16%) IASME
13 5 (0.14%) GMP
13 5 (0.14%) MISRA
14 4 (0.11%) DO-160
14 4 (0.11%) DO-254
14 4 (0.11%) IEC 61508
14 4 (0.11%) RMADS
14 4 (0.11%) SEPA
System Software
1 192 (5.21%) Active Directory
2 137 (3.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 69 (1.87%) Firmware
4 67 (1.82%) Docker
5 45 (1.22%) Hyper-V
6 22 (0.60%) XenApp
7 12 (0.33%) XenDesktop
8 11 (0.30%) VirtualBox
9 7 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
10 6 (0.16%) Apache Flume
11 5 (0.14%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.11%) Terminal Services
12 4 (0.11%) Virtual Machines
12 4 (0.11%) vSphere
13 3 (0.081%) Cronacle
13 3 (0.081%) VMware ESXi
14 2 (0.054%) NFS
14 2 (0.054%) Oracle RAC
14 2 (0.054%) Terminal Server
15 1 (0.027%) Samba
Systems Management
1 67 (1.82%) Ansible
2 66 (1.79%) Kubernetes
3 41 (1.11%) SCCM
4 20 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
4 20 (0.54%) SCOM
5 19 (0.52%) Puppet
5 19 (0.52%) Terraform
6 16 (0.43%) SCOrch
7 15 (0.41%) Cisco CUCM
7 15 (0.41%) Cisco Prime
8 12 (0.33%) Backup Exec
8 12 (0.33%) Microsoft Clustering
9 10 (0.27%) Docker Swarm
10 9 (0.24%) Nagios
11 8 (0.22%) WSUS
12 7 (0.19%) Red Hat Satellite
13 6 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
13 6 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 4 (0.11%) Kibana
14 4 (0.11%) logstash
Vendors
1 1,338 (36.34%) SAP
2 839 (22.79%) Microsoft
3 364 (9.89%) Oracle
4 199 (5.40%) Sage
5 193 (5.24%) VMware
6 189 (5.13%) Epicor
7 180 (4.89%) Cisco
8 175 (4.75%) IFS
9 169 (4.59%) Infor
10 126 (3.42%) Google
11 120 (3.26%) JD Edwards
12 117 (3.18%) EMC
13 107 (2.91%) Dell
14 98 (2.66%) F5
15 89 (2.42%) NetApp
16 83 (2.25%) Splunk
17 65 (1.77%) HP
18 59 (1.60%) Citrix
19 52 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
20 34 (0.92%) Tableau