Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 162 140 156
Rank change year-on-year -22 +16 +13
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 3,588 4,397 4,460
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.05% 2.48% 2.20%
As % of the General category 4.94% 5.80% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2,640 3,218 3,275
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £28,475 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £74,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -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 72,616 75,809 89,116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.48% 42.76% 43.91%
Number of salaries quoted 55,982 57,768 72,593
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,750 £28,250
90th Percentile £86,250 £83,750 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.65% - +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 20 July 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 20 July 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 -30 3,313 £47,500 +5.56% 906
UK excluding London -23 2,849 £45,000 +5.88% 864
North of England -31 670 £50,000 +21.95% 206
South East -8 626 £47,500 +1.06% 154
Midlands +8 611 £42,500 +3.03% 191
London -73 570 £58,750 -2.08% 113
South West -27 504 £42,500 -5.56% 125
West Midlands +19 419 £41,450 -0.12% 131
North West -31 386 £50,000 +11.11% 123
East of England +12 294 £45,000 +23.29% 113
Yorkshire -28 206 £42,500 +6.25% 56
East Midlands -2 189 £42,500 +6.25% 60
Scotland +5 99 £44,750 +11.88% 45
North East -24 78 £60,000 +26.32% 27
Wales -15 45 £35,000 +7.69% 25
Northern Ireland -21 4 £48,750 +50.00% 5
Channel Islands - 4 £72,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 1,528 (42.59%) Finance
2 1,276 (35.56%) SAP
3 810 (22.58%) Microsoft
4 798 (22.24%) Business Intelligence
5 775 (21.60%) Electronics
6 747 (20.82%) SQL
7 739 (20.60%) Agile Software Development
8 736 (20.51%) Marketing
9 692 (19.29%) Telecoms
10 671 (18.70%) Retail
11 664 (18.51%) Programme Management
12 651 (18.14%) ERP
13 623 (17.36%) Degree
13 623 (17.36%) Digital Marketing
14 610 (17.00%) C#
15 540 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
16 506 (14.10%) Problem-Solving
17 453 (12.63%) JavaScript
17 453 (12.63%) .NET
18 382 (10.65%) HTML
19 366 (10.20%) SQL Server
20 364 (10.14%) Java
21 357 (9.95%) Oracle
22 344 (9.59%) Logistics
23 335 (9.34%) Windows
24 334 (9.31%) Software Engineering
25 331 (9.23%) Project Management
26 328 (9.14%) C++
27 303 (8.44%) CSS
28 292 (8.14%) MVC

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
1 116 (3.23%) SharePoint
2 51 (1.42%) MS Exchange
3 45 (1.25%) Apache Spark
4 31 (0.86%) Confluence
5 28 (0.78%) Drupal
6 24 (0.67%) CMS
7 23 (0.64%) Tomcat
8 22 (0.61%) Mule
9 21 (0.59%) IIS
10 20 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
10 20 (0.56%) JBoss
11 17 (0.47%) Mule ESB
12 14 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2013
12 14 (0.39%) OpenStack
13 13 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
13 13 (0.36%) WordPress
14 12 (0.33%) Apache
15 11 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2007
15 11 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 10 (0.28%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 164 (4.57%) Microsoft Office
2 125 (3.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 57 (1.59%) Microsoft Project
4 48 (1.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 42 (1.17%) MS Visio
6 20 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
7 18 (0.50%) SOLIDWORKS
8 16 (0.45%) OrCAD
9 9 (0.25%) AutoCAD
10 7 (0.20%) Houdini
10 7 (0.20%) Maya
10 7 (0.20%) PTC Creo
10 7 (0.20%) Simulink
11 6 (0.17%) Windchill
12 5 (0.14%) CATIA
13 4 (0.11%) Autodesk Inventor
13 4 (0.11%) Photoshop
13 4 (0.11%) Pro/ENGINEER
13 4 (0.11%) Siemens NX
14 3 (0.084%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 279 (7.78%) Dynamics AX
2 174 (4.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 113 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 112 (3.12%) NetSuite
5 84 (2.34%) SAP S/4HANA
6 77 (2.15%) SAP PP
7 59 (1.64%) SAP SCM
8 50 (1.39%) SAP SD
9 49 (1.37%) Oracle EBS
10 47 (1.31%) SAP APO
11 42 (1.17%) SAP FI
11 42 (1.17%) SAP MM
12 41 (1.14%) SAP Business One
12 41 (1.14%) SAP CO
12 41 (1.14%) SAP FI/CO
13 34 (0.95%) SAP QM
14 32 (0.89%) SAP ERP
15 30 (0.84%) Dynamics GP
15 30 (0.84%) Sage X3
16 28 (0.78%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 230 (6.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 195 (5.43%) Amazon AWS
3 155 (4.32%) Dynamics 365
4 131 (3.65%) SaaS
5 123 (3.43%) Office 365
6 81 (2.26%) Google Cloud Platform
7 30 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (0.47%) GitHub
9 16 (0.45%) IaaS
10 14 (0.39%) PaaS
11 12 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
11 12 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
12 11 (0.31%) Basecamp
13 10 (0.28%) IBM Cloud
14 9 (0.25%) Google Analytics
15 6 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
16 5 (0.14%) Amazon ElastiCache
16 5 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
16 5 (0.14%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 134 (3.73%) Wireless
2 78 (2.17%) DNS
3 75 (2.09%) DHCP
3 75 (2.09%) LAN
3 75 (2.09%) TCP/IP
4 71 (1.98%) WAN
5 70 (1.95%) Internet
6 69 (1.92%) HTTP
7 68 (1.90%) Firewall
8 54 (1.51%) Unified Communications
9 50 (1.39%) VPN
10 41 (1.14%) Wireless Security
11 39 (1.09%) Network Security
12 30 (0.84%) Intranet
13 26 (0.72%) SAN
14 25 (0.70%) Cisco ASA
14 25 (0.70%) WLAN
15 24 (0.67%) Ethernet
16 23 (0.64%) Cisco Firepower
17 21 (0.59%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 366 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 120 (3.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 112 (3.12%) Big Data
4 88 (2.45%) Crystal Reports
4 88 (2.45%) NoSQL
5 79 (2.20%) MySQL
6 77 (2.15%) SAP HANA
7 74 (2.06%) Relational Database
8 65 (1.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 62 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
10 51 (1.42%) Hadoop
11 50 (1.39%) MongoDB
12 47 (1.31%) SAP BW
13 45 (1.25%) Oracle Database
14 41 (1.14%) Power BI
15 40 (1.11%) SQL Server 2008
16 34 (0.95%) BusinessObjects
17 33 (0.92%) QlikView
18 32 (0.89%) Oracle Reports
19 30 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 166 (4.63%) Git (software)
2 100 (2.79%) JIRA
3 89 (2.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 76 (2.12%) Jenkins
5 74 (2.06%) Visual Studio
6 46 (1.28%) JUnit
6 46 (1.28%) TeamCity
7 43 (1.20%) Subversion
8 40 (1.11%) Selenium
9 30 (0.84%) gulp
10 29 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 29 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 27 (0.75%) LabVIEW
12 24 (0.67%) Vagrant
13 23 (0.64%) LSMW
14 22 (0.61%) eCATT
15 21 (0.59%) Jasmine
15 21 (0.59%) TestNG
16 20 (0.56%) Cucumber
17 19 (0.53%) Mercurial
General
1 1,528 (42.59%) Finance
2 775 (21.60%) Electronics
3 736 (20.51%) Marketing
4 692 (19.29%) Telecoms
5 671 (18.70%) Retail
6 170 (4.74%) Advertising
7 140 (3.90%) Automotive
8 133 (3.71%) Publishing
9 102 (2.84%) Pharmaceutical
10 83 (2.31%) Banking
11 59 (1.64%) Aerospace
12 43 (1.20%) Legal
13 42 (1.17%) Billing
14 41 (1.14%) German Language
15 38 (1.06%) Law
16 27 (0.75%) Games
17 26 (0.72%) Italian Language
18 24 (0.67%) French Language
19 23 (0.64%) General Ledger
20 20 (0.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 689 (19.20%) Developer
2 563 (15.69%) Analyst
3 493 (13.74%) Consultant
4 347 (9.67%) Architect
5 216 (6.02%) .NET Developer
6 200 (5.57%) C# Developer
7 192 (5.35%) Project Manager
8 182 (5.07%) Business Analyst
9 178 (4.96%) SAP Consultant
10 168 (4.68%) Software Engineer
10 168 (4.68%) Solutions Architect
11 159 (4.43%) C# .NET Developer
12 158 (4.40%) Software Developer
13 121 (3.37%) SAP Analyst
13 121 (3.37%) Support Analyst
14 103 (2.87%) IT Support
15 90 (2.51%) Senior Developer
16 86 (2.40%) Support Engineer
17 83 (2.31%) Java Developer
18 77 (2.15%) .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 453 (12.63%) .NET
2 382 (10.65%) HTML
3 303 (8.44%) CSS
4 281 (7.83%) AngularJS
5 225 (6.27%) ASP.NET
6 219 (6.10%) Web Services
7 137 (3.82%) jQuery
8 127 (3.54%) HTML5
9 122 (3.40%) ASP.NET MVC
10 110 (3.07%) ASP.NET Web API
11 107 (2.98%) RESTful
12 100 (2.79%) REST
13 91 (2.54%) .NET Framework
14 88 (2.45%) XML
15 80 (2.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 69 (1.92%) SOAP
17 61 (1.70%) JSON
17 61 (1.70%) Node.js
17 61 (1.70%) Spring
18 60 (1.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 540 (15.05%) Analytical Skills
2 224 (6.24%) Self-Motivation
3 185 (5.16%) Computer Science
4 146 (4.07%) Life Science
5 141 (3.93%) Greenfield Project
6 136 (3.79%) Data Centre
7 135 (3.76%) Management Information System
8 118 (3.29%) User Experience
9 80 (2.23%) Embedded Systems
10 73 (2.03%) FMCG
11 68 (1.90%) Mobile App
12 55 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
13 51 (1.42%) Algorithms
14 45 (1.25%) Driving Licence
15 41 (1.14%) Virtual Team
16 36 (1.00%) PMI
17 34 (0.95%) Blog
18 32 (0.89%) Data Structures
19 31 (0.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
20 27 (0.75%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 335 (9.34%) Windows
2 193 (5.38%) Linux
3 145 (4.04%) Windows Server
4 67 (1.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 62 (1.73%) Windows 7
6 57 (1.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 54 (1.51%) Windows 10
8 41 (1.14%) Unix
9 39 (1.09%) Android
10 35 (0.98%) Apple iOS
11 32 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
12 24 (0.67%) Windows 8
13 17 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
14 15 (0.42%) Solaris
15 13 (0.36%) Debian
16 11 (0.31%) Embedded Linux
16 11 (0.31%) Windows XP
17 9 (0.25%) Mac OS
17 9 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 9 (0.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 798 (22.24%) Business Intelligence
2 739 (20.60%) Agile Software Development
3 664 (18.51%) Programme Management
4 651 (18.14%) ERP
5 623 (17.36%) Digital Marketing
6 506 (14.10%) Problem-Solving
7 344 (9.59%) Logistics
8 334 (9.31%) Software Engineering
9 331 (9.23%) Project Management
10 292 (8.14%) MVC
11 266 (7.41%) CRM
12 261 (7.27%) Scrum
13 210 (5.85%) ITIL
14 209 (5.82%) Mentoring
14 209 (5.82%) Presales
15 206 (5.74%) Migration
16 204 (5.69%) Test Automation
17 199 (5.55%) TDD
18 197 (5.49%) Stakeholder Management
19 187 (5.21%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 747 (20.82%) SQL
2 610 (17.00%) C#
3 453 (12.63%) JavaScript
4 364 (10.14%) Java
5 328 (9.14%) C++
6 262 (7.30%) Python
7 234 (6.52%) C
8 113 (3.15%) T-SQL
9 82 (2.29%) PHP
10 79 (2.20%) ABAP
11 66 (1.84%) VB.NET
12 62 (1.73%) PL/SQL
13 59 (1.64%) Bash Shell
13 59 (1.64%) Embedded C
14 54 (1.51%) X++
15 48 (1.34%) Perl
16 45 (1.25%) Shell Script
17 40 (1.11%) Go
18 36 (1.00%) Ruby
19 32 (0.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 623 (17.36%) Degree
2 158 (4.40%) Security Cleared
3 112 (3.12%) Computer Science Degree
4 104 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
5 95 (2.65%) SC Cleared
6 74 (2.06%) CCNA
7 64 (1.78%) CCNP
8 55 (1.53%) CCIE
9 54 (1.51%) Microsoft Certification
10 45 (1.25%) PMI Certification
11 43 (1.20%) CISSP
12 39 (1.09%) CIMA
13 34 (0.95%) PhD
14 33 (0.92%) APMP
15 26 (0.72%) PMP
16 24 (0.67%) HND
17 22 (0.61%) CISM
18 20 (0.56%) ACCA
18 20 (0.56%) CCIE Data Center
18 20 (0.56%) CCIE Service Provider
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 119 (3.32%) QA
2 51 (1.42%) SLA
3 48 (1.34%) PMO
4 43 (1.20%) ISO 9001
5 38 (1.06%) GDPR
6 36 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 16 (0.45%) GCP
7 16 (0.45%) PCI DSS
8 14 (0.39%) Data Quality
9 11 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (0.28%) IASME
10 10 (0.28%) ISO 13485
11 9 (0.25%) GAMP
12 5 (0.14%) Government Security Classifications
13 4 (0.11%) HL7
13 4 (0.11%) SEPA
14 3 (0.084%) COBIT
14 3 (0.084%) ISO 14001
15 2 (0.056%) GAAP
15 2 (0.056%) GMP
System Software
1 176 (4.91%) Active Directory
2 124 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 91 (2.54%) Firmware
4 83 (2.31%) Docker
5 51 (1.42%) Hyper-V
6 20 (0.56%) XenApp
7 17 (0.47%) VirtualBox
8 12 (0.33%) XenDesktop
9 6 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (0.17%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
9 6 (0.17%) vSphere
10 4 (0.11%) Terminal Server
10 4 (0.11%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (0.084%) Cronacle
12 2 (0.056%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.056%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.028%) HDFS
13 1 (0.028%) KVM
Systems Management
1 71 (1.98%) Kubernetes
2 67 (1.87%) Ansible
3 37 (1.03%) SCCM
4 26 (0.72%) Terraform
5 20 (0.56%) Puppet
6 17 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (0.45%) Backup Exec
7 16 (0.45%) Cisco CUCM
7 16 (0.45%) Cisco Prime
8 14 (0.39%) Nagios
9 13 (0.36%) Docker Swarm
9 13 (0.36%) SCOM
10 11 (0.31%) SCOrch
11 10 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
12 8 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 8 (0.22%) WSUS
13 7 (0.20%) Cacti
13 7 (0.20%) Red Hat Satellite
14 6 (0.17%) Kibana
15 5 (0.14%) Salt
Vendors
1 1,276 (35.56%) SAP
2 810 (22.58%) Microsoft
3 357 (9.95%) Oracle
4 197 (5.49%) VMware
5 158 (4.40%) Sage
6 150 (4.18%) Cisco
7 133 (3.71%) Epicor
8 119 (3.32%) Google
8 119 (3.32%) Infor
9 108 (3.01%) IFS
9 108 (3.01%) JD Edwards
10 104 (2.90%) EMC
11 79 (2.20%) Dell
11 79 (2.20%) F5
12 70 (1.95%) Citrix
13 68 (1.90%) NetApp
14 65 (1.81%) Splunk
15 49 (1.37%) HP
16 38 (1.06%) Tableau
17 35 (0.98%) SolarWinds