Period
to 4 July 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 4 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 204 182 169
Rank change year-on-year -22 -13 -19
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 1,304 2,891 3,645
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.65% 1.97% 2.05%
As % of the General category 4.16% 4.92% 4.76%
Number of salaries quoted 986 2,085 2,911
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.09% +7.78%
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £79,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 31,329 58,729 76,550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.70% 40.00% 43.11%
Number of salaries quoted 23,961 44,293 59,070
Median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +6.80% +3.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,927 £29,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £86,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,750 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.98% +2.22% +5.88%

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 4 July 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 4 July 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 -43 1,073 £50,000 - 443
UK excluding London -26 935 £47,500 - 460
South East -5 260 £47,500 -13.64% 72
North of England +1 218 £45,000 -3.23% 111
London +1 217 £60,000 -7.69% 41
South West -35 139 £50,000 +5.26% 86
North West +4 133 £56,250 +20.97% 62
Work from Home +39 129 £52,500 -2.33% 49
East of England +72 120 £45,000 -5.26% 55
Midlands -70 100 £47,500 +5.56% 80
West Midlands -13 69 £47,500 +5.56% 39
Scotland +61 66 £50,000 -6.54% 27
Yorkshire +31 59 £37,500 -16.67% 42
East Midlands -71 29 £47,500 +15.15% 41
North East +6 26 £55,000 - 7
Wales +7 20 £67,500 +52.54% 27
Northern Ireland +25 12 £27,500 -35.29% 6

For the 6 months to 4 July 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.

1 432 (33.13%) Finance
2 349 (26.76%) SAP
3 283 (21.70%) Agile Software Development
4 267 (20.48%) Microsoft
5 245 (18.79%) SQL
6 238 (18.25%) Business Intelligence
7 232 (17.79%) ERP
8 225 (17.25%) Marketing
9 222 (17.02%) Degree
10 212 (16.26%) Electronics
11 201 (15.41%) Telecoms
12 198 (15.18%) Public Sector
13 191 (14.65%) Problem-Solving
14 186 (14.26%) JavaScript
15 179 (13.73%) Programme Management
16 171 (13.11%) Digital Marketing
17 164 (12.58%) Project Management
17 164 (12.58%) Software Engineering
18 162 (12.42%) C#
19 160 (12.27%) Windows
20 159 (12.19%) Azure
21 157 (12.04%) Retail
22 156 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
23 145 (11.12%) Cybersecurity
24 139 (10.66%) C++
25 133 (10.20%) Analytics
26 130 (9.97%) HTML
27 128 (9.82%) .NET
28 126 (9.66%) Linux
29 122 (9.36%) Python

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 (2.76%) Apache Spark
2 35 (2.68%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
4 11 (0.84%) MS Exchange
5 10 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (0.54%) Oracle Workflow
7 6 (0.46%) Confluence
8 5 (0.38%) Mule
8 5 (0.38%) Mule ESB
8 5 (0.38%) WordPress
9 3 (0.23%) Documentum
9 3 (0.23%) SAS
9 3 (0.23%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.15%) Apache
10 2 (0.15%) Exchange Server 2010
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle Service Bus
10 2 (0.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.15%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.15%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.077%) OnBase
Applications
1 112 (8.59%) Microsoft Office
2 60 (4.60%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (1.46%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 18 (1.38%) AutoCAD
5 14 (1.07%) Microsoft Project
6 11 (0.84%) MS Visio
7 9 (0.69%) SOLIDWORKS
8 8 (0.61%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.54%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.54%) SketchUp
10 4 (0.31%) QuarkXPress
10 4 (0.31%) Simulink
11 3 (0.23%) Abaqus
11 3 (0.23%) Figma
11 3 (0.23%) OmniGraffle
11 3 (0.23%) OrCAD
11 3 (0.23%) Revit
11 3 (0.23%) Sketch
12 2 (0.15%) CATIA
12 2 (0.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 45 (3.45%) NetSuite
2 43 (3.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 40 (3.07%) Dynamics AX
4 33 (2.53%) Dynamics NAV
4 33 (2.53%) SAP S/4HANA
5 30 (2.30%) Magento
6 21 (1.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 17 (1.30%) Oracle EBS
7 17 (1.30%) SAP ERP
8 15 (1.15%) JDE OneWorld
9 14 (1.07%) Sentinel
10 8 (0.61%) Primavera
10 8 (0.61%) SAP MII
11 7 (0.54%) Oracle EBS R12
11 7 (0.54%) SAP MM
11 7 (0.54%) SAP SD
12 6 (0.46%) Oracle ERP
12 6 (0.46%) Oracle iProcurement
12 6 (0.46%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
13 5 (0.38%) SAP CO
Cloud Services
1 159 (12.19%) Azure
2 109 (8.36%) AWS
3 89 (6.83%) Office 365
4 68 (5.21%) Dynamics 365
5 55 (4.22%) SaaS
6 45 (3.45%) GCP
7 44 (3.37%) Power Platform
8 28 (2.15%) Amazon EMR
9 23 (1.76%) IBM Cloud
10 14 (1.07%) Logic Apps
11 11 (0.84%) Amazon S3
12 10 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
12 10 (0.77%) PowerApps
13 8 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
13 8 (0.61%) Google Analytics
13 8 (0.61%) npm
14 7 (0.54%) GitHub
14 7 (0.54%) Slack
15 6 (0.46%) IaaS
15 6 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 69 (5.29%) Firewall
2 50 (3.83%) Internet
3 43 (3.30%) TCP/IP
4 39 (2.99%) DNS
5 20 (1.53%) DHCP
6 19 (1.46%) LAN
6 19 (1.46%) VPN
6 19 (1.46%) WAN
7 17 (1.30%) Wireshark
8 16 (1.23%) VoIP
9 14 (1.07%) DKIM
9 14 (1.07%) DMARC
10 13 (1.00%) Wireless
11 12 (0.92%) Network Security
11 12 (0.92%) VLAN
12 10 (0.77%) Bluetooth
12 10 (0.77%) SAN
13 9 (0.69%) Unified Communications
13 9 (0.69%) ZigBee
14 7 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (7.52%) SQL Server
2 43 (3.30%) Power BI
3 41 (3.14%) Big Data
3 41 (3.14%) NoSQL
4 40 (3.07%) Hadoop
5 36 (2.76%) PostgreSQL
6 28 (2.15%) Amazon Redshift
6 28 (2.15%) Neo4j
7 27 (2.07%) MySQL
8 25 (1.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 24 (1.84%) Amazon Athena
10 22 (1.69%) BusinessObjects
11 16 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
12 15 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (1.15%) Relational Database
12 15 (1.15%) SAP HANA
13 14 (1.07%) Electronic Patient Records
14 12 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 7 (0.54%) Oracle Database
16 6 (0.46%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 107 (8.21%) Git (software)
2 57 (4.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 51 (3.91%) Jenkins
4 42 (3.22%) Visual Studio
5 40 (3.07%) JIRA
6 33 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 27 (2.07%) Vagrant
8 16 (1.23%) Subversion
9 15 (1.15%) LSMW
10 14 (1.07%) Metasploit
11 13 (1.00%) NUnit
12 10 (0.77%) SpecFlow
13 9 (0.69%) Artifactory
13 9 (0.69%) Maven
14 8 (0.61%) LabVIEW
14 8 (0.61%) Visual Studio Team System
15 7 (0.54%) Bugzilla
15 7 (0.54%) CMake
15 7 (0.54%) JUnit
15 7 (0.54%) Toad
General
1 432 (33.13%) Finance
2 225 (17.25%) Marketing
3 212 (16.26%) Electronics
4 201 (15.41%) Telecoms
5 198 (15.18%) Public Sector
6 157 (12.04%) Retail
7 47 (3.60%) Automotive
8 44 (3.37%) Pharmaceutical
9 32 (2.45%) Aerospace
10 28 (2.15%) Law
11 26 (1.99%) Banking
12 17 (1.30%) Legal
13 16 (1.23%) Local Government
14 11 (0.84%) Games
15 10 (0.77%) Billing
15 10 (0.77%) German Language
16 7 (0.54%) Financial Institution
17 6 (0.46%) Military
18 5 (0.38%) Polish Language
19 3 (0.23%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 202 (15.49%) Developer
2 165 (12.65%) Consultant
3 155 (11.89%) Analyst
4 99 (7.59%) Software Engineer
5 90 (6.90%) Architect
6 55 (4.22%) Senior Software Engineer
7 49 (3.76%) Security Consultant
8 48 (3.68%) Support Analyst
9 46 (3.53%) Project Manager
9 46 (3.53%) Software Developer
10 44 (3.37%) .NET Developer
11 41 (3.14%) Solutions Architect
12 37 (2.84%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 37 (2.84%) IT Support
12 37 (2.84%) Senior Consultant
12 37 (2.84%) Senior Developer
13 36 (2.76%) Junior
14 29 (2.22%) IT Manager
14 29 (2.22%) SAP Consultant
15 28 (2.15%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (9.97%) HTML
2 128 (9.82%) .NET
3 97 (7.44%) AngularJS
4 94 (7.21%) Web Services
5 89 (6.83%) CSS
6 46 (3.53%) jQuery
7 42 (3.22%) .NET Core
8 38 (2.91%) ASP.NET
9 36 (2.76%) Node.js
10 35 (2.68%) .NET Framework
10 35 (2.68%) RESTful
11 33 (2.53%) HTML5
11 33 (2.53%) XSLT
12 29 (2.22%) REST
13 28 (2.15%) React
13 28 (2.15%) Spark Streaming
14 27 (2.07%) Sass
14 27 (2.07%) SOAP
14 27 (2.07%) TensorFlow
15 22 (1.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 156 (11.96%) Analytical Skills
2 88 (6.75%) Management Information System
3 65 (4.98%) Life Science
4 59 (4.52%) Self-Motivation
5 45 (3.45%) Blog
6 38 (2.91%) Driving Licence
7 36 (2.76%) Greenfield Project
8 35 (2.68%) Virtual Team
9 32 (2.45%) Mobile App
10 26 (1.99%) Acoustics
11 23 (1.76%) Enterprise Software
11 23 (1.76%) SCADA
12 19 (1.46%) FMCG
13 17 (1.30%) Algorithms
13 17 (1.30%) Robotics
14 16 (1.23%) Cloud Native
14 16 (1.23%) User Experience
15 15 (1.15%) Internet of Things
16 14 (1.07%) Cyberthreat
16 14 (1.07%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 160 (12.27%) Windows
2 126 (9.66%) Linux
3 62 (4.75%) Windows Server
4 35 (2.68%) Unix
5 29 (2.22%) Windows 10
5 29 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (1.99%) Android
7 23 (1.76%) Windows 7
8 20 (1.53%) Embedded Linux
9 17 (1.30%) Windows Server 2016
10 14 (1.07%) Kali Linux
11 9 (0.69%) Windows Server 2019
12 7 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (0.46%) Apple iOS
14 5 (0.38%) CentOS
15 4 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 3 (0.23%) Windows 8
17 2 (0.15%) Robot Operating System
18 1 (0.077%) FreeRTOS
18 1 (0.077%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (21.70%) Agile Software Development
2 238 (18.25%) Business Intelligence
3 232 (17.79%) ERP
4 191 (14.65%) Problem-Solving
5 179 (13.73%) Programme Management
6 171 (13.11%) Digital Marketing
7 164 (12.58%) Project Management
7 164 (12.58%) Software Engineering
8 145 (11.12%) Cybersecurity
9 133 (10.20%) Analytics
10 101 (7.75%) Information Security
11 91 (6.98%) Computer Science
12 89 (6.83%) Stakeholder Management
13 87 (6.67%) CRM
14 83 (6.37%) Mentoring
14 83 (6.37%) Scrum
15 82 (6.29%) Migration
16 76 (5.83%) Presales
17 75 (5.75%) Logistics
18 74 (5.67%) Data Privacy
Programming Languages
1 245 (18.79%) SQL
2 186 (14.26%) JavaScript
3 162 (12.42%) C#
4 139 (10.66%) C++
5 122 (9.36%) Python
6 119 (9.13%) C
7 102 (7.82%) Java
8 41 (3.14%) T-SQL
9 35 (2.68%) Bash Shell
10 32 (2.45%) Embedded C
11 31 (2.38%) PHP
12 21 (1.61%) VB.NET
13 17 (1.30%) Go
13 17 (1.30%) TypeScript
14 16 (1.23%) PowerShell
15 13 (1.00%) ABAP
15 13 (1.00%) MATLAB
16 12 (0.92%) COBOL
16 12 (0.92%) R
16 12 (0.92%) VB
Qualifications
1 222 (17.02%) Degree
2 55 (4.22%) Computer Science Degree
3 50 (3.83%) Security Cleared
4 46 (3.53%) SANS
5 30 (2.30%) SC Cleared
6 26 (1.99%) CREST Certified
7 22 (1.69%) Cisco Certification
8 21 (1.61%) CCNA
8 21 (1.61%) PMP
9 18 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (1.07%) CCNP
10 14 (1.07%) GCIA
10 14 (1.07%) GCIH
11 12 (0.92%) OSCP
12 11 (0.84%) DV Cleared
13 10 (0.77%) ACCA
14 9 (0.69%) HNC
14 9 (0.69%) HND
15 8 (0.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 8 (0.61%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 33 (2.53%) PCI DSS
3 31 (2.38%) QA
4 25 (1.92%) GDPR
5 20 (1.53%) PMO
6 16 (1.23%) Cyber Essentials
6 16 (1.23%) GxP
6 16 (1.23%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 16 (1.23%) SLA
7 11 (0.84%) ISO 9001
8 8 (0.61%) IEC 61508
9 7 (0.54%) Data Quality
10 5 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 4 (0.31%) IEC 62304
11 4 (0.31%) ISO 13485
12 3 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
13 2 (0.15%) BS25999
13 2 (0.15%) JSP 440
13 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 2 (0.15%) SEPA
System Software
1 101 (7.75%) Active Directory
2 56 (4.29%) Docker
3 50 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (2.30%) Firmware
5 27 (2.07%) VirtualBox
6 14 (1.07%) Snort
6 14 (1.07%) Virtual Machines
7 10 (0.77%) Hyper-V
8 6 (0.46%) KVM
9 5 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
9 5 (0.38%) XenDesktop
10 4 (0.31%) XenApp
11 3 (0.23%) HDFS
11 3 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
11 3 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 2 (0.15%) NFS
12 2 (0.15%) Samba
12 2 (0.15%) Squid
12 2 (0.15%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 45 (3.45%) Ansible
2 41 (3.14%) Kubernetes
3 34 (2.61%) Terraform
4 28 (2.15%) Docker Swarm
5 15 (1.15%) QRadar
6 12 (0.92%) Puppet
7 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
7 6 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
7 6 (0.46%) WSUS
8 5 (0.38%) NetBackup
8 5 (0.38%) SCCM
9 3 (0.23%) Istio
9 3 (0.23%) Nagios
9 3 (0.23%) SCOrch
10 2 (0.15%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
10 2 (0.15%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 2 (0.15%) SCDPM
10 2 (0.15%) SCSM
10 2 (0.15%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 349 (26.76%) SAP
2 267 (20.48%) Microsoft
3 77 (5.90%) Oracle
4 66 (5.06%) VMware
5 57 (4.37%) Google
6 44 (3.37%) Cisco
7 41 (3.14%) Salesforce.com
8 40 (3.07%) IBM
9 32 (2.45%) Cloudera
10 30 (2.30%) JD Edwards
11 28 (2.15%) Hortonworks
12 21 (1.61%) Informatica
13 20 (1.53%) Autodesk
13 20 (1.53%) CyberArk
13 20 (1.53%) LogRhythm
14 18 (1.38%) Thycotic
14 18 (1.38%) Xamarin
15 16 (1.23%) Palo Alto
15 16 (1.23%) Sage
15 16 (1.23%) Splunk