Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
UK
6 months to
21 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 134 213 182
Rank change year-on-year +79 -31 -26
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 2,041 1,659 2,845
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.42% 1.53% 1.92%
As % of the General category 6.08% 3.79% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1,537 1,184 1,981
10th Percentile £30,989 £27,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £36,250 £37,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £48,240 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.83% +1.56% -2.06%
75th Percentile £73,750 £63,750 £63,750
90th Percentile £91,750 £79,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +3.33%

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 33,570 43,734 59,810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.85% 40.27% 40.27%
Number of salaries quoted 24,193 33,619 45,585
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £30,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £58,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.87% +4.55% +10.00%
75th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £96,300 £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 21 April 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 21 April 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 +91 1,785 £52,500 +10.53% 1,045
UK excluding London +47 1,327 £45,000 - 1,026
London +222 489 £75,000 +20.00% 114
South East +37 337 £45,000 -5.76% 177
South West +33 278 £45,000 - 154
North of England +14 270 £45,000 +2.27% 259
Work from Home -65 243 £52,750 -4.09% 96
Midlands +48 182 £45,000 - 222
North West +24 151 £50,000 +13.64% 130
East of England +23 122 £47,500 -5.00% 117
Yorkshire +33 103 £42,500 +13.33% 90
West Midlands +8 92 £45,000 - 126
East Midlands +59 89 £45,000 +12.50% 96
Scotland +10 80 £50,000 - 66
Wales +49 37 £36,000 -7.69% 34
Northern Ireland +21 21 £34,000 +23.64% 2
North East -2 16 £42,500 - 40

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 928 (45.47%) Finance
2 855 (41.89%) SAP
3 759 (37.19%) Business Intelligence
4 751 (36.80%) Electronics
4 751 (36.80%) Marketing
5 714 (34.98%) Telecoms
6 709 (34.74%) Public Sector
7 671 (32.88%) Digital Marketing
8 669 (32.78%) Programme Management
9 417 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
10 357 (17.49%) Degree
11 335 (16.41%) SQL
12 331 (16.22%) ERP
13 322 (15.78%) Microsoft
14 278 (13.62%) Project Management
15 256 (12.54%) Azure
16 247 (12.10%) JavaScript
17 237 (11.61%) Software Engineering
18 226 (11.07%) Python
19 214 (10.49%) Problem-Solving
20 196 (9.60%) Linux
21 191 (9.36%) Information Security
22 186 (9.11%) HTML
23 181 (8.87%) DevOps
24 177 (8.67%) GDPR
25 175 (8.57%) AWS
26 173 (8.48%) Windows
26 173 (8.48%) Pharmaceutical
26 173 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
27 170 (8.33%) Scrum

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 42 (2.06%) SharePoint
2 17 (0.83%) Confluence
2 17 (0.83%) Mule
3 16 (0.78%) JBoss
3 16 (0.78%) Mule ESB
3 16 (0.78%) Red Hat Fuse
4 15 (0.73%) Tomcat
5 12 (0.59%) MS Exchange
6 10 (0.49%) Apache Spark
7 9 (0.44%) CMS
7 9 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (0.39%) SAS
8 8 (0.39%) Skype for Business
9 7 (0.34%) WordPress
10 6 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
11 5 (0.24%) nginx
11 5 (0.24%) SharePoint Server
12 4 (0.20%) Joomla!
13 3 (0.15%) Apache
13 3 (0.15%) OpenStack
Applications
1 73 (3.58%) Microsoft Office
2 61 (2.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 28 (1.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (1.27%) SOLIDWORKS
5 16 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
6 14 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
7 13 (0.64%) MS Visio
8 11 (0.54%) Zeplin
9 5 (0.24%) Photoshop
10 4 (0.20%) Sketch
11 3 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.15%) Adobe XD
11 3 (0.15%) Figma
11 3 (0.15%) Simulink
12 2 (0.098%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.098%) InDesign
12 2 (0.098%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.098%) OrCAD
13 1 (0.049%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.049%) InVision
Business Applications
1 62 (3.04%) NetSuite
2 58 (2.84%) Dynamics AX
3 43 (2.11%) SAP S/4HANA
4 40 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
5 25 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
5 25 (1.22%) SAP Business One
6 22 (1.08%) Oracle EBS R12
7 21 (1.03%) SAP MM
8 20 (0.98%) SAP ERP
9 16 (0.78%) Infor M3
10 14 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
11 12 (0.59%) Magento
11 12 (0.59%) SAP PP
11 12 (0.59%) SAP SCM
12 11 (0.54%) Oracle Assets
12 11 (0.54%) Oracle Payables
12 11 (0.54%) Oracle Receivables
13 10 (0.49%) Oracle Cash Management
13 10 (0.49%) Oracle ERP
13 10 (0.49%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 256 (12.54%) Azure
2 175 (8.57%) AWS
3 122 (5.98%) Microsoft 365
3 122 (5.98%) SaaS
4 120 (5.88%) GCP
5 68 (3.33%) Power Platform
6 66 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
7 37 (1.81%) Serverless
8 25 (1.22%) Azure Functions
9 23 (1.13%) AWS Lambda
10 22 (1.08%) Cloud Functions
11 21 (1.03%) Firebase
12 18 (0.88%) PowerApps
13 16 (0.78%) Amazon EC2
14 14 (0.69%) Power Automate
15 13 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
16 12 (0.59%) GitHub
16 12 (0.59%) PaaS
17 11 (0.54%) Google Workspace
18 10 (0.49%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (2.45%) Firewall
2 45 (2.20%) Wireless
3 30 (1.47%) LAN
4 29 (1.42%) WAN
5 28 (1.37%) Ethernet
6 23 (1.13%) Network Security
7 17 (0.83%) TCP/IP
8 16 (0.78%) DNS
8 16 (0.78%) VoIP
9 15 (0.73%) Internet
10 13 (0.64%) VPN
11 11 (0.54%) RS-485
12 10 (0.49%) Intranet
13 9 (0.44%) 5G
13 9 (0.44%) Cisco ASA
13 9 (0.44%) Skype
13 9 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (0.39%) DHCP
14 8 (0.39%) SAN
14 8 (0.39%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (7.30%) SQL Server
2 69 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 63 (3.09%) Power BI
4 54 (2.65%) MongoDB
5 50 (2.45%) NoSQL
6 47 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 47 (2.30%) Tableau
7 39 (1.91%) MySQL
8 38 (1.86%) Crystal Reports
9 32 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
10 28 (1.37%) QlikView
11 23 (1.13%) Big Data
12 22 (1.08%) Relational Database
13 17 (0.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 15 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (0.64%) Blockchain
15 13 (0.64%) Hadoop
15 13 (0.64%) Oracle Database
16 11 (0.54%) OLAP
17 10 (0.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 122 (5.98%) Git (software)
2 85 (4.16%) JIRA
3 46 (2.25%) Visual Studio
4 23 (1.13%) Maven
5 22 (1.08%) Eclipse
5 22 (1.08%) JUnit
6 21 (1.03%) Jenkins
7 18 (0.88%) GitLab
8 17 (0.83%) IntelliJ
8 17 (0.83%) LSMW
8 17 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (0.73%) Subversion
10 13 (0.64%) Grunt
10 13 (0.64%) gulp
11 11 (0.54%) Cucumber
11 11 (0.54%) Cypress.io
11 11 (0.54%) Postman
12 9 (0.44%) Selenium
13 8 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 8 (0.39%) GCC
General
1 928 (45.47%) Finance
2 751 (36.80%) Electronics
2 751 (36.80%) Marketing
3 714 (34.98%) Telecoms
4 709 (34.74%) Public Sector
5 173 (8.48%) Pharmaceutical
6 164 (8.04%) Retail
7 158 (7.74%) Law
8 156 (7.64%) Legal
9 62 (3.04%) Banking
10 61 (2.99%) Automotive
11 37 (1.81%) Aerospace
12 33 (1.62%) Games
13 13 (0.64%) French Language
14 11 (0.54%) Publishing
15 10 (0.49%) Military
16 8 (0.39%) German Language
17 6 (0.29%) Advertising
18 5 (0.24%) Back Office
18 5 (0.24%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 432 (21.17%) Developer
2 235 (11.51%) Analyst
3 197 (9.65%) Consultant
4 142 (6.96%) Software Engineer
5 138 (6.76%) Administrator
6 118 (5.78%) Senior Developer
7 114 (5.59%) Data Administrator
8 86 (4.21%) Software Developer
9 73 (3.58%) Architect
10 67 (3.28%) Business Analyst
11 66 (3.23%) IT Manager
12 62 (3.04%) Java Developer
13 54 (2.65%) .NET Developer
14 52 (2.55%) Project Manager
15 51 (2.50%) Design Engineer
16 41 (2.01%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 40 (1.96%) SAP Consultant
18 39 (1.91%) Senior Consultant
19 38 (1.86%) IT Support
20 37 (1.81%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 186 (9.11%) HTML
2 164 (8.04%) CSS
3 156 (7.64%) .NET
4 122 (5.98%) AngularJS
5 82 (4.02%) ASP.NET
6 73 (3.58%) React
7 72 (3.53%) REST
8 63 (3.09%) Node.js
9 59 (2.89%) HTML5
10 58 (2.84%) .NET Core
11 44 (2.16%) Vue.js
12 39 (1.91%) CSS3
13 38 (1.86%) SOAP
14 36 (1.76%) RESTful
15 33 (1.62%) XML
16 32 (1.57%) JSON
16 32 (1.57%) Web Services
17 31 (1.52%) Spring
18 30 (1.47%) jQuery
19 24 (1.18%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 173 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
2 170 (8.33%) Management Information System
3 75 (3.67%) User Experience
4 68 (3.33%) Life Science
5 59 (2.89%) Self-Motivation
6 54 (2.65%) Cloud Native
7 44 (2.16%) FMCG
8 38 (1.86%) Mobile App
9 37 (1.81%) Blog
10 27 (1.32%) Algorithms
11 25 (1.22%) Data Structures
11 25 (1.22%) Organisational Skills
12 22 (1.08%) ASTM
12 22 (1.08%) Data Centre
12 22 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
13 19 (0.93%) Acoustics
14 18 (0.88%) Driving Licence
15 17 (0.83%) Embedded Systems
16 16 (0.78%) Virtual Team
17 15 (0.73%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 196 (9.60%) Linux
2 173 (8.48%) Windows
3 55 (2.69%) Windows Server
4 31 (1.52%) Windows 10
5 28 (1.37%) Unix
6 23 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (1.13%) Windows Server 2016
7 17 (0.83%) CentOS
8 13 (0.64%) Android
8 13 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (0.59%) Embedded Linux
10 11 (0.54%) Windows 7
11 9 (0.44%) Mac OS
11 9 (0.44%) Windows Server 2019
12 6 (0.29%) Apple iOS
13 5 (0.24%) Kali Linux
13 5 (0.24%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.20%) VMS
15 2 (0.098%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 759 (37.19%) Business Intelligence
2 671 (32.88%) Digital Marketing
3 669 (32.78%) Programme Management
4 417 (20.43%) Agile Software Development
5 331 (16.22%) ERP
6 278 (13.62%) Project Management
7 237 (11.61%) Software Engineering
8 214 (10.49%) Problem-Solving
9 191 (9.36%) Information Security
10 181 (8.87%) DevOps
11 170 (8.33%) Scrum
12 165 (8.08%) Computer Science
13 140 (6.86%) Data Protection
14 139 (6.81%) Stakeholder Management
15 137 (6.71%) Cybersecurity
16 129 (6.32%) Matrix Organization
17 112 (5.49%) Continuous Improvement
18 108 (5.29%) Analytics
19 103 (5.05%) Web Development
20 96 (4.70%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 335 (16.41%) SQL
2 247 (12.10%) JavaScript
3 226 (11.07%) Python
4 168 (8.23%) C++
5 160 (7.84%) C#
6 143 (7.01%) Java
7 123 (6.03%) C
8 69 (3.38%) TypeScript
9 67 (3.28%) PHP
10 57 (2.79%) Go
11 27 (1.32%) PowerShell
11 27 (1.32%) Ruby
11 27 (1.32%) T-SQL
12 24 (1.18%) VB.NET
13 23 (1.13%) Rust
14 21 (1.03%) Embedded C
14 21 (1.03%) PL/SQL
15 20 (0.98%) VB
16 19 (0.93%) Bash Shell
17 18 (0.88%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 357 (17.49%) Degree
2 126 (6.17%) Security Cleared
3 84 (4.12%) SC Cleared
4 78 (3.82%) Master's Degree
5 56 (2.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 42 (2.06%) PhD
7 24 (1.18%) HND
8 21 (1.03%) HNC
8 21 (1.03%) PMP
9 20 (0.98%) PMI Certification
10 17 (0.83%) Cisco Certification
11 16 (0.78%) CISSP
11 16 (0.78%) MBA
11 16 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
12 15 (0.73%) IIBA
13 14 (0.69%) DV Cleared
14 12 (0.59%) CCNP
15 11 (0.54%) APMP
15 11 (0.54%) CESG Certified Professional
15 11 (0.54%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (8.67%) GDPR
2 94 (4.61%) QA
3 55 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 26 (1.27%) PMO
5 22 (1.08%) NIST
6 21 (1.03%) GMP
6 21 (1.03%) PCI DSS
7 17 (0.83%) ISO 9001
8 16 (0.78%) SLA
9 15 (0.73%) HMG Security Policy Framework
10 12 (0.59%) Data Quality
10 12 (0.59%) NCSC
11 10 (0.49%) GxP
11 10 (0.49%) ISO 13485
12 8 (0.39%) HAZOP
13 7 (0.34%) COSHH
13 7 (0.34%) GAMP
14 6 (0.29%) GLP
14 6 (0.29%) GRC
14 6 (0.29%) MISRA C
System Software
1 114 (5.59%) Docker
2 102 (5.00%) Active Directory
3 31 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (1.32%) Firmware
5 20 (0.98%) Hyper-V
6 8 (0.39%) vSphere
7 5 (0.24%) VirtualBox
8 4 (0.20%) Snort
8 4 (0.20%) Squid
9 3 (0.15%) KVM
9 3 (0.15%) Virtual Desktop
9 3 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
9 3 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
10 2 (0.098%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.049%) NFS
11 1 (0.049%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 85 (4.16%) Kubernetes
2 49 (2.40%) Terraform
3 24 (1.18%) Ansible
4 22 (1.08%) Puppet
5 13 (0.64%) Istio
6 12 (0.59%) SCCM
7 10 (0.49%) Argo
7 10 (0.49%) Knative
7 10 (0.49%) linkerd
8 9 (0.44%) Microsoft Intune
9 7 (0.34%) Grafana
9 7 (0.34%) Packer
9 7 (0.34%) Prometheus
10 6 (0.29%) Single Sign-On
11 5 (0.24%) Docker Swarm
11 5 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
12 4 (0.20%) Jamf Pro
12 4 (0.20%) Nessus
12 4 (0.20%) Nexpose
12 4 (0.20%) Suricata
Vendors
1 855 (41.89%) SAP
2 322 (15.78%) Microsoft
3 104 (5.10%) Oracle
4 102 (5.00%) Google
5 72 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
6 66 (3.23%) JD Edwards
7 52 (2.55%) VMware
8 39 (1.91%) Cisco
9 30 (1.47%) Infor
10 27 (1.32%) IFS
11 22 (1.08%) ANSYS
12 21 (1.03%) Epicor
12 21 (1.03%) Red Hat
13 20 (0.98%) IBM
14 18 (0.88%) Dell
15 13 (0.64%) Citrix
16 12 (0.59%) Cognos
16 12 (0.59%) Sage
17 11 (0.54%) Adobe
17 11 (0.54%) Apple