Manufacturing Jobs

Manufacturing
UK

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 cited Manufacturing over the 6 months leading up to 23 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
23 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 57 138 139
Rank change year-on-year +81 +1 +21
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 4,280 2,393 5,059
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 3.90% 2.59% 2.93%
As % of the General category 6.80% 3.84% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 2,638 1,178 2,222
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,925 £27,775
25th Percentile £34,250 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% -4.76%
75th Percentile £60,000 £71,438 £65,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% -5.26%

All General Skills
UK

Manufacturing falls under the General Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring common skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 62,940 62,359 112,899
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 57.28% 67.43% 65.34%
Number of salaries quoted 40,910 35,115 52,200
10th Percentile £27,500 £32,276 £32,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £42,874 £42,521
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%
75th Percentile £71,250 £81,250 £80,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £102,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +5.26%

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 23 June 2024.

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 23 June 2024. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London +56 3,832 £45,000 -10.00% 2,555
England +80 3,709 £45,000 -18.18% 2,594
North of England +91 917 £45,000 -4.26% 629
South East +47 878 £42,500 -18.27% 559
Work from Home +55 816 £52,500 -4.55% 473
Midlands +6 783 £45,000 -14.29% 622
South West +50 478 £45,000 -18.18% 375
West Midlands -4 467 £45,000 -26.53% 348
Yorkshire +98 412 £42,500 +6.25% 218
North West +71 399 £47,500 - 314
East of England +129 345 £50,000 -9.09% 297
East Midlands +10 310 £42,500 -5.56% 274
London +57 275 £65,000 - 255
Wales +108 206 £35,000 +16.67% 96
Scotland +8 161 £48,500 +7.78% 104
North East +35 106 £42,500 +11.84% 120
Northern Ireland +56 65 £35,000 -6.67% 17

Manufacturing
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 147 (3.43%) SharePoint
2 83 (1.94%) Microsoft Exchange
3 18 (0.42%) Confluence
4 13 (0.30%) Documentum
5 11 (0.26%) IIS
6 8 (0.19%) Apache
6 8 (0.19%) CMS
6 8 (0.19%) nginx
7 6 (0.14%) SAS
7 6 (0.14%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.093%) Jupyter
8 4 (0.093%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.093%) WordPress
9 3 (0.070%) Anypoint
9 3 (0.070%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.070%) JBoss
9 3 (0.070%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.047%) Drupal
10 2 (0.047%) Resin
10 2 (0.047%) WebLogic
Applications
1 166 (3.88%) Microsoft Office
2 135 (3.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 53 (1.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 52 (1.21%) Microsoft Project
5 39 (0.91%) AutoCAD
6 22 (0.51%) SOLIDWORKS
7 13 (0.30%) Simulink
8 12 (0.28%) OrCAD
9 10 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
9 10 (0.23%) Photoshop
9 10 (0.23%) Solid Edge
10 9 (0.21%) Siemens NX
11 8 (0.19%) EPLAN
11 8 (0.19%) MS Visio
11 8 (0.19%) Revit
12 6 (0.14%) Windchill
13 5 (0.12%) Fusion 360
13 5 (0.12%) InfoPath
14 4 (0.093%) CANalyzer
14 4 (0.093%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 44 (1.03%) SAP S/4HANA
2 42 (0.98%) Dynamics NAV
3 41 (0.96%) Dynamics CRM
4 29 (0.68%) NetSuite
5 22 (0.51%) SAP PP
6 16 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
6 16 (0.37%) SAP IBP
7 15 (0.35%) Sage 200
8 13 (0.30%) Sage X3
8 13 (0.30%) TrackWise
9 11 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
9 11 (0.26%) SAP CO
9 11 (0.26%) SAP ERP
9 11 (0.26%) SAP FI
9 11 (0.26%) SAP FI/CO
9 11 (0.26%) Teamcenter
10 10 (0.23%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
11 9 (0.21%) SAP Business One
11 9 (0.21%) SAP SCM
12 8 (0.19%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 299 (6.99%) Azure
2 289 (6.75%) Microsoft 365
3 167 (3.90%) Power Platform
4 124 (2.90%) Dynamics 365
5 85 (1.99%) AWS
6 74 (1.73%) Entra ID
7 66 (1.54%) SaaS
8 50 (1.17%) Azure DevOps
9 44 (1.03%) PowerApps
10 39 (0.91%) OneDrive
11 31 (0.72%) Power Automate
12 20 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
12 20 (0.47%) GitHub
13 17 (0.40%) Serverless
14 16 (0.37%) Azure Data Factory
15 12 (0.28%) PaaS
16 10 (0.23%) WhatsApp
17 9 (0.21%) GCP
18 7 (0.16%) Azure Functions
18 7 (0.16%) Azure Service Bus
Communications & Networking
1 97 (2.27%) Wireless
2 92 (2.15%) Firewall
3 59 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
4 56 (1.31%) Ethernet
5 53 (1.24%) LAN
6 43 (1.00%) WAN
7 39 (0.91%) DNS
7 39 (0.91%) RS-232
8 38 (0.89%) TCP/IP
9 37 (0.86%) Network Security
10 34 (0.79%) Internet
11 30 (0.70%) VPN
12 29 (0.68%) LTE
13 25 (0.58%) DHCP
14 24 (0.56%) HTTP
15 19 (0.44%) SAN
16 18 (0.42%) 4G
16 18 (0.42%) VLAN
17 16 (0.37%) Bluetooth
18 14 (0.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 173 (4.04%) SQL Server
2 140 (3.27%) Power BI
3 47 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
4 45 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 41 (0.96%) MySQL
6 36 (0.84%) MongoDB
7 30 (0.70%) Relational Database
8 29 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
9 28 (0.65%) Tableau
10 19 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
11 18 (0.42%) Crystal Reports
11 18 (0.42%) SQLite
12 15 (0.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 13 (0.30%) MS Access
14 12 (0.28%) Redis
15 10 (0.23%) NoSQL
16 9 (0.21%) Metadata
17 8 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
17 8 (0.19%) OLAP
17 8 (0.19%) Power Query
Development Applications
1 122 (2.85%) Git
2 59 (1.38%) JIRA
3 57 (1.33%) LabVIEW
4 45 (1.05%) Visual Studio
5 22 (0.51%) Subversion
6 17 (0.40%) Jenkins
7 12 (0.28%) Eclipse
8 11 (0.26%) GitLab
8 11 (0.26%) Rational DOORS
9 8 (0.19%) Maven
10 7 (0.16%) Postman
10 7 (0.16%) Selenium
11 6 (0.14%) Bitbucket
11 6 (0.14%) CANoe
12 5 (0.12%) JUnit
12 5 (0.12%) TestNG
13 4 (0.093%) Cucumber
13 4 (0.093%) TeamCity
13 4 (0.093%) Visual Studio Code
13 4 (0.093%) Zephyr
General
1 1,061 (24.79%) Social Skills
2 665 (15.54%) Finance
3 541 (12.64%) Electronics
4 413 (9.65%) Analytical Skills
5 366 (8.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 290 (6.78%) Marketing
7 268 (6.26%) Retail
8 257 (6.00%) Aerospace
9 212 (4.95%) Automotive
10 210 (4.91%) Telecoms
11 195 (4.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 190 (4.44%) Public Sector
13 187 (4.37%) Influencing Skills
14 173 (4.04%) Law
15 171 (4.00%) Presentation Skills
16 128 (2.99%) Legal
17 78 (1.82%) Organisational Skills
18 59 (1.38%) Games
19 43 (1.00%) Advertising
20 42 (0.98%) Military
Job Titles
1 470 (10.98%) Senior
2 319 (7.45%) Software Engineer
3 292 (6.82%) Analyst
4 279 (6.52%) Developer
5 263 (6.14%) Lead
6 262 (6.12%) Graduate
6 262 (6.12%) Project Manager
7 235 (5.49%) Systems Engineer
8 178 (4.16%) IT Engineer
9 160 (3.74%) Electronics Engineer
10 149 (3.48%) Embedded Engineer
11 141 (3.29%) Support Engineer
12 138 (3.22%) Consultant
13 127 (2.97%) Automation Engineer
14 126 (2.94%) IT Support
15 123 (2.87%) Technical Support
16 122 (2.85%) IT Graduate
17 115 (2.69%) Graduate IT Engineer
18 108 (2.52%) Architect
19 106 (2.48%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (3.41%) .NET
2 80 (1.87%) HTML
3 48 (1.12%) CSS
4 47 (1.10%) React
5 46 (1.07%) ASP.NET
6 44 (1.03%) .NET Framework
7 42 (0.98%) RESTful
8 35 (0.82%) .NET Core
9 34 (0.79%) AngularJS
10 27 (0.63%) Django
10 27 (0.63%) Yocto
11 26 (0.61%) Node.js
11 26 (0.61%) WPF
12 22 (0.51%) Blazor
13 21 (0.49%) Flask
13 21 (0.49%) XML
14 19 (0.44%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (0.44%) Entity Framework
15 16 (0.37%) YAML
16 15 (0.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 245 (5.72%) FMCG
2 221 (5.16%) Management Information System
3 139 (3.25%) Self-Motivation
4 97 (2.27%) Driving Licence
5 90 (2.10%) IoT
6 64 (1.50%) Operational Technology
7 61 (1.43%) Embedded Systems
8 56 (1.31%) Robotics
9 54 (1.26%) Analytical Mindset
10 53 (1.24%) Data Centre
10 53 (1.24%) Life Science
11 42 (0.98%) Algorithms
12 40 (0.93%) FPGA
13 38 (0.89%) Industrial Internet of Things
14 35 (0.82%) Renewable Energy
15 27 (0.63%) SCADA
16 26 (0.61%) Analogue Electronics
16 26 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
16 26 (0.61%) Onboarding
16 26 (0.61%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 295 (6.89%) Windows
2 193 (4.51%) Linux
3 96 (2.24%) Windows Server
4 81 (1.89%) Windows 10
5 43 (1.00%) Android
6 36 (0.84%) Embedded Linux
7 33 (0.77%) Apple iOS
8 18 (0.42%) FreeRTOS
9 16 (0.37%) Windows Server 2019
10 15 (0.35%) VMS
11 13 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
12 8 (0.19%) Debian
12 8 (0.19%) Mac OS
12 8 (0.19%) Windows Server 2016
13 5 (0.12%) Ubuntu
13 5 (0.12%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.093%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 4 (0.093%) VxWorks
15 3 (0.070%) CatOS
15 3 (0.070%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 729 (17.03%) Problem-Solving
2 573 (13.39%) ERP
3 469 (10.96%) Project Management
4 448 (10.47%) Software Engineering
5 374 (8.74%) Continuous Improvement
6 332 (7.76%) Business Intelligence
7 286 (6.68%) Agile
8 269 (6.29%) Computer Science
9 254 (5.93%) QMS
10 251 (5.86%) Mentoring
11 218 (5.09%) Coaching
12 187 (4.37%) Logistics
13 186 (4.35%) Programme Management
14 174 (4.07%) Customer Service
15 168 (3.93%) Digital Marketing
16 163 (3.81%) Change Management
17 159 (3.71%) Six Sigma
18 146 (3.41%) Line Management
19 144 (3.36%) Validation
20 142 (3.32%) Cybersecurity
Programming Languages
1 415 (9.70%) SQL
2 248 (5.79%) C#
3 229 (5.35%) C
4 207 (4.84%) Python
5 142 (3.32%) C++
6 126 (2.94%) JavaScript
7 67 (1.57%) Embedded C
8 66 (1.54%) Java
9 50 (1.17%) T-SQL
10 48 (1.12%) TypeScript
11 45 (1.05%) PowerShell
12 34 (0.79%) Bash
13 28 (0.65%) PHP
14 26 (0.61%) VBA
15 23 (0.54%) VB.NET
16 21 (0.49%) MATLAB
17 20 (0.47%) VB
17 20 (0.47%) XAML
18 14 (0.33%) Embedded C++
19 13 (0.30%) R
Qualifications
1 1,180 (27.57%) Degree
2 179 (4.18%) Security Cleared
3 131 (3.06%) Computer Science Degree
4 116 (2.71%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
5 83 (1.94%) Master's Degree
6 77 (1.80%) HNC
6 77 (1.80%) HND
7 58 (1.36%) SC Cleared
8 47 (1.10%) BPSS Clearance
9 45 (1.05%) Microsoft Certification
10 36 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
11 34 (0.79%) PMI Certification
12 32 (0.75%) CISSP
13 28 (0.65%) CCNA
14 18 (0.42%) NVQ Level 3
14 18 (0.42%) PMP
15 16 (0.37%) DBS Check
16 15 (0.35%) CISM
16 15 (0.35%) DV Cleared
17 14 (0.33%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 553 (12.92%) QA
2 284 (6.64%) GMP
3 50 (1.17%) SLA
4 48 (1.12%) ISO 9001
5 41 (0.96%) PMO
6 30 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 28 (0.65%) GDPR
8 18 (0.42%) ISO 13485
9 16 (0.37%) Cyber Essentials
9 16 (0.37%) GxP
10 15 (0.35%) ISO 14001
11 14 (0.33%) Good Clinical Practice
11 14 (0.33%) NIST
12 13 (0.30%) Data Quality
13 11 (0.26%) ISO 26262
14 9 (0.21%) Accessibility
15 7 (0.16%) GLP
15 7 (0.16%) PCI DSS
15 7 (0.16%) Sarbanes-Oxley
16 6 (0.14%) JTAG
System Software
1 201 (4.70%) Firmware
2 177 (4.14%) Active Directory
3 130 (3.04%) Embedded Firmware
4 53 (1.24%) Hyper-V
5 51 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
6 34 (0.79%) Docker
7 11 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
7 11 (0.26%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (0.093%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 4 (0.093%) Terminal Services
9 4 (0.093%) vSphere
10 3 (0.070%) KVM
10 3 (0.070%) VMware Server
11 2 (0.047%) NFS
Systems Management
1 22 (0.51%) Terraform
2 21 (0.49%) Microsoft Intune
3 16 (0.37%) Kubernetes
4 8 (0.19%) SCCM
5 7 (0.16%) Ansible
5 7 (0.16%) FortiGate
5 7 (0.16%) Functional Safety
6 6 (0.14%) WSUS
7 4 (0.093%) Puppet
8 3 (0.070%) Progress Chef
9 2 (0.047%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 2 (0.047%) Kustomize
9 2 (0.047%) Nessus
9 2 (0.047%) Packer
9 2 (0.047%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.023%) systemd
10 1 (0.023%) vRealize
Vendors
1 570 (13.32%) Microsoft
2 369 (8.62%) SAP
3 106 (2.48%) VMware
4 105 (2.45%) EMC
5 85 (1.99%) Oracle
6 78 (1.82%) IFS
7 52 (1.21%) Sage
8 41 (0.96%) Google
9 40 (0.93%) Epicor
9 40 (0.93%) Veeam
10 35 (0.82%) Cisco
11 34 (0.79%) Siemens
12 25 (0.58%) Citrix
13 20 (0.47%) Workday
14 19 (0.44%) Allen-Bradley
14 19 (0.44%) HP
14 19 (0.44%) Salesforce
15 15 (0.35%) IBM
16 14 (0.33%) Aruba
17 13 (0.30%) Adobe