Period
to 26 September 2020

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 26 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
UK
6 months to
26 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 170 166 167
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -38
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 956 2,927 3,473
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.98% 2.08% 2.07%
As % of the General category 5.15% 5.26% 4.81%
Number of salaries quoted 811 2,111 2,599
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,250 £28,750
90th Percentile £78,750 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -

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 18,564 55,658 72,178
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.53% 39.64% 43.11%
Number of salaries quoted 14,564 41,697 55,249
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £33,750 £31,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £101,250 £92,500 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.38% +4.44% +3.45%

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 26 September 2020.

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 26 September 2020. 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 -22 784 £52,500 +5.00% 577
UK excluding London -26 622 £47,500 -5.00% 556
London +105 221 £60,000 -11.11% 86
North of England +2 158 £50,000 +6.38% 128
South West -1 133 £47,500 - 91
South East -41 128 £55,000 - 86
Work from Home -3 113 £48,500 -15.65% 62
North West -15 86 £57,500 +23.66% 68
East of England +65 65 £42,500 -10.53% 81
Yorkshire +54 54 £47,500 +5.56% 47
Midlands -57 52 £50,000 +11.11% 105
Scotland +57 51 £45,000 -7.22% 30
West Midlands -22 33 £55,000 +22.22% 52
Wales +27 18 £42,500 -11.46% 25
North East +13 18 £65,000 - 13
East Midlands -42 18 £45,000 - 53
Northern Ireland +28 17 £45,000 +20.00% 9

For the 6 months to 26 September 2020, 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.

1 416 (43.51%) Finance
2 393 (41.11%) SAP
3 324 (33.89%) Business Intelligence
4 289 (30.23%) Marketing
5 283 (29.60%) Electronics
6 272 (28.45%) Telecoms
7 264 (27.62%) Programme Management
8 257 (26.88%) Public Sector
9 249 (26.05%) Digital Marketing
10 214 (22.38%) Agile Software Development
11 178 (18.62%) Microsoft
12 169 (17.68%) Degree
13 165 (17.26%) ERP
14 155 (16.21%) SQL
15 144 (15.06%) Cybersecurity
16 141 (14.75%) JavaScript
17 126 (13.18%) Azure
18 114 (11.92%) Software Engineering
19 109 (11.40%) Project Management
19 109 (11.40%) C#
20 106 (11.09%) Problem-Solving
21 105 (10.98%) Python
22 103 (10.77%) AWS
23 98 (10.25%) Git (software)
24 97 (10.15%) Office 365
24 97 (10.15%) HTML
25 94 (9.83%) Information Security
26 90 (9.41%) Active Directory
27 89 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
28 88 (9.21%) C++

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 30 (3.14%) SharePoint
2 17 (1.78%) MS Exchange
3 16 (1.67%) Apache Spark
4 13 (1.36%) Confluence
5 7 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (0.63%) WordPress
7 4 (0.42%) Apache
7 4 (0.42%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.31%) CMS
8 3 (0.31%) nginx
9 2 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.21%) Joomla!
9 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (0.21%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.10%) Exchange Server 2013
10 1 (0.10%) IIS
10 1 (0.10%) MTS
10 1 (0.10%) SAS
Applications
1 55 (5.75%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (2.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 8 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.42%) SOLIDWORKS
5 4 (0.42%) Windchill
6 3 (0.31%) OrCAD
7 2 (0.21%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.21%) SPSS
7 2 (0.21%) Zeplin
8 1 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.10%) CATIA
8 1 (0.10%) Chatbot
8 1 (0.10%) MadCap Flare
8 1 (0.10%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.10%) Revit
8 1 (0.10%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 36 (3.77%) SAP ERP
2 29 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 28 (2.93%) SAP S/4HANA
4 21 (2.20%) SAP MM
5 15 (1.57%) Dynamics NAV
5 15 (1.57%) Oracle EBS
6 13 (1.36%) Sentinel
7 12 (1.26%) Dynamics AX
8 10 (1.05%) Magento
8 10 (1.05%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
9 9 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 8 (0.84%) NetSuite
11 7 (0.73%) Oracle ERP
12 6 (0.63%) SAP MII
13 5 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
14 4 (0.42%) Oracle Applications
14 4 (0.42%) SAP Business ByDesign
14 4 (0.42%) SAP PP
14 4 (0.42%) SAP SD
14 4 (0.42%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 126 (13.18%) Azure
2 103 (10.77%) AWS
3 97 (10.15%) Office 365
4 65 (6.80%) SaaS
5 55 (5.75%) Power Platform
6 33 (3.45%) GCP
7 31 (3.24%) Dynamics 365
8 16 (1.67%) PowerApps
9 14 (1.46%) Logic Apps
10 9 (0.94%) GitHub
10 9 (0.94%) Google Analytics
11 8 (0.84%) Azure Functions
11 8 (0.84%) npm
11 8 (0.84%) Serverless
12 7 (0.73%) AWS CloudFormation
12 7 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
12 7 (0.73%) Firebase
12 7 (0.73%) Slack
13 5 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
13 5 (0.52%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 63 (6.59%) Firewall
2 52 (5.44%) Internet
3 35 (3.66%) TCP/IP
4 25 (2.62%) DNS
5 16 (1.67%) Wireshark
6 13 (1.36%) DKIM
6 13 (1.36%) DMARC
6 13 (1.36%) RS-232
6 13 (1.36%) RS-485
6 13 (1.36%) Wireless
7 12 (1.26%) LAN
7 12 (1.26%) VoIP
8 11 (1.15%) 5G
9 10 (1.05%) Ethernet
10 9 (0.94%) DHCP
10 9 (0.94%) Modbus
10 9 (0.94%) WAN
11 8 (0.84%) SAN
11 8 (0.84%) VLAN
11 8 (0.84%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (6.90%) SQL Server
2 55 (5.75%) Power BI
3 31 (3.24%) Big Data
4 28 (2.93%) PostgreSQL
5 26 (2.72%) MySQL
6 20 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 19 (1.99%) BusinessObjects
7 19 (1.99%) NoSQL
8 18 (1.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 17 (1.78%) Relational Database
10 14 (1.46%) Hadoop
11 13 (1.36%) Data Warehouse
12 11 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
13 10 (1.05%) MongoDB
13 10 (1.05%) RDBMS
14 9 (0.94%) QlikView
15 8 (0.84%) Impala
15 8 (0.84%) SAP HANA
16 7 (0.73%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
17 6 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 98 (10.25%) Git (software)
2 35 (3.66%) JIRA
3 31 (3.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 26 (2.72%) LSMW
5 25 (2.62%) Visual Studio
6 24 (2.51%) Jenkins
7 16 (1.67%) Subversion
8 13 (1.36%) Metasploit
9 12 (1.26%) NUnit
10 9 (0.94%) SpecFlow
11 8 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 7 (0.73%) Artifactory
12 7 (0.73%) CMake
12 7 (0.73%) webpack
13 6 (0.63%) Babel
13 6 (0.63%) Travis CI
13 6 (0.63%) Visual Studio Code
14 5 (0.52%) Fiddler
14 5 (0.52%) Postman
14 5 (0.52%) SoapUI
General
1 416 (43.51%) Finance
2 289 (30.23%) Marketing
3 283 (29.60%) Electronics
4 272 (28.45%) Telecoms
5 257 (26.88%) Public Sector
6 78 (8.16%) Retail
7 27 (2.82%) Automotive
7 27 (2.82%) Pharmaceutical
8 23 (2.41%) Local Government
9 17 (1.78%) Banking
10 12 (1.26%) Aerospace
11 11 (1.15%) Law
12 9 (0.94%) Billing
13 6 (0.63%) Games
14 4 (0.42%) Advertising
14 4 (0.42%) German Language
14 4 (0.42%) Legal
15 3 (0.31%) Back Office
15 3 (0.31%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.31%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 154 (16.11%) Developer
2 125 (13.08%) Analyst
3 121 (12.66%) Consultant
4 69 (7.22%) Software Engineer
5 67 (7.01%) Architect
6 56 (5.86%) Security Consultant
7 41 (4.29%) Senior Consultant
8 40 (4.18%) Cybersecurity Consultant
9 35 (3.66%) Senior Software Engineer
10 33 (3.45%) Business Analyst
10 33 (3.45%) Project Manager
10 33 (3.45%) Senior Developer
11 29 (3.03%) Senior Security Consultant
12 28 (2.93%) Security Engineer
12 28 (2.93%) Solutions Architect
13 24 (2.51%) Support Engineer
14 23 (2.41%) .NET Developer
15 22 (2.30%) Support Analyst
16 21 (2.20%) IT Manager
16 21 (2.20%) Principal Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (10.15%) HTML
2 76 (7.95%) .NET
3 71 (7.43%) CSS
4 67 (7.01%) AngularJS
5 49 (5.13%) Web Services
6 38 (3.97%) RESTful
7 37 (3.87%) Node.js
8 32 (3.35%) React
9 29 (3.03%) .NET Core
10 26 (2.72%) ASP.NET
10 26 (2.72%) SAP Smart Forms
10 26 (2.72%) Vue.js
11 24 (2.51%) REST
12 22 (2.30%) XSLT
13 21 (2.20%) jQuery
14 20 (2.09%) .NET Framework
15 19 (1.99%) Spring
15 19 (1.99%) XML
16 18 (1.88%) EDI
16 18 (1.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 89 (9.31%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (5.23%) Management Information System
3 43 (4.50%) Self-Motivation
4 39 (4.08%) Blog
5 36 (3.77%) FMCG
6 31 (3.24%) Life Science
7 28 (2.93%) User Experience
7 28 (2.93%) Virtual Team
8 27 (2.82%) Mobile App
9 23 (2.41%) Cloud Native
10 20 (2.09%) Internet of Things
10 20 (2.09%) SCADA
11 17 (1.78%) Algorithms
12 16 (1.67%) Security Operations Centre
13 14 (1.46%) Cyberthreat
14 13 (1.36%) Wiki
15 12 (1.26%) Video\Live Streaming
16 11 (1.15%) Media Streaming
17 10 (1.05%) LIMS
18 9 (0.94%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 84 (8.79%) Windows
2 76 (7.95%) Linux
3 26 (2.72%) Windows Server
4 20 (2.09%) Windows 10
5 13 (1.36%) Kali Linux
5 13 (1.36%) Unix
5 13 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 11 (1.15%) CentOS
7 8 (0.84%) Android
8 7 (0.73%) Windows 7
9 6 (0.63%) Ubuntu
9 6 (0.63%) Windows Server 2016
10 4 (0.42%) Apple iOS
11 3 (0.31%) Debian
11 3 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.21%) Robot Operating System
12 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.10%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 324 (33.89%) Business Intelligence
2 264 (27.62%) Programme Management
3 249 (26.05%) Digital Marketing
4 214 (22.38%) Agile Software Development
5 165 (17.26%) ERP
6 144 (15.06%) Cybersecurity
7 114 (11.92%) Software Engineering
8 109 (11.40%) Project Management
9 106 (11.09%) Problem-Solving
10 94 (9.83%) Information Security
11 86 (9.00%) Scrum
12 84 (8.79%) Analytics
13 76 (7.95%) Data Privacy
13 76 (7.95%) Security Testing
14 69 (7.22%) ITIL
15 65 (6.80%) Stakeholder Management
16 62 (6.49%) Presales
17 58 (6.07%) Computer Science
18 54 (5.65%) OO
18 54 (5.65%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 155 (16.21%) SQL
2 141 (14.75%) JavaScript
3 109 (11.40%) C#
4 105 (10.98%) Python
5 88 (9.21%) C++
6 79 (8.26%) Java
7 71 (7.43%) C
8 38 (3.97%) Bash Shell
9 33 (3.45%) T-SQL
10 27 (2.82%) ABAP
11 26 (2.72%) SAPscript
12 20 (2.09%) PHP
13 16 (1.67%) Embedded C
14 14 (1.46%) TypeScript
15 13 (1.36%) Apex Code
16 10 (1.05%) VB
17 9 (0.94%) Scala
18 8 (0.84%) VB.NET
19 7 (0.73%) PowerShell
19 7 (0.73%) R
Qualifications
1 169 (17.68%) Degree
2 55 (5.75%) SANS
3 40 (4.18%) Security Cleared
4 36 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
5 24 (2.51%) CREST Certified
6 20 (2.09%) SC Cleared
7 18 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
8 17 (1.78%) CCNA
9 16 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (1.46%) OSCP
11 13 (1.36%) GCIA
11 13 (1.36%) GCIH
12 12 (1.26%) CCNP
12 12 (1.26%) CISSP
13 10 (1.05%) MCSA
14 8 (0.84%) CISM
14 8 (0.84%) PhD
14 8 (0.84%) PMP
15 6 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
15 6 (0.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (4.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 38 (3.97%) PCI DSS
3 30 (3.14%) QA
4 13 (1.36%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 12 (1.26%) Cyber Essentials
6 10 (1.05%) GxP
6 10 (1.05%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 9 (0.94%) PMO
8 8 (0.84%) SLA
9 5 (0.52%) IEC 61508
10 4 (0.42%) ISO 9001
11 3 (0.31%) GDPR
11 3 (0.31%) ISO 13485
11 3 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 3 (0.31%) SEPA
12 2 (0.21%) 21 CFR Part 11
12 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.21%) GAMP
12 2 (0.21%) GMP
12 2 (0.21%) ISO 20022
System Software
1 90 (9.41%) Active Directory
2 43 (4.50%) Docker
3 24 (2.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (1.99%) Firmware
5 13 (1.36%) Snort
6 7 (0.73%) Virtual Machines
7 6 (0.63%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.52%) Hyper-V
8 5 (0.52%) Oracle RAC
8 5 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
8 5 (0.52%) vSphere
9 4 (0.42%) NFS
10 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 2 (0.21%) Samba
11 2 (0.21%) Squid
11 2 (0.21%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.10%) Citrix Hypervisor
12 1 (0.10%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 26 (2.72%) QRadar
2 19 (1.99%) Kubernetes
3 16 (1.67%) Ansible
4 14 (1.46%) Terraform
5 12 (1.26%) Puppet
6 5 (0.52%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.31%) Foglight
7 3 (0.31%) Nagios
7 3 (0.31%) SCCM
8 2 (0.21%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.21%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.21%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.10%) Jamf Pro
9 1 (0.10%) Kubeflow
9 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.10%) SCDPM
9 1 (0.10%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.10%) SCSM
9 1 (0.10%) vRealize
Vendors
1 393 (41.11%) SAP
2 178 (18.62%) Microsoft
3 47 (4.92%) Cisco
4 46 (4.81%) Oracle
5 36 (3.77%) VMware
6 33 (3.45%) IBM
7 32 (3.35%) CyberArk
8 30 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
9 29 (3.03%) Thycotic
10 28 (2.93%) CheckPoint
10 28 (2.93%) Palo Alto
11 27 (2.82%) Google
12 26 (2.72%) ArcSight
12 26 (2.72%) BeyondTrust
12 26 (2.72%) Bomgar
12 26 (2.72%) LogRhythm
12 26 (2.72%) NetWitness
12 26 (2.72%) Splunk
13 19 (1.99%) Autodesk
14 18 (1.88%) Tableau