Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
UK
6 months to
19 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 153 174 173
Rank change year-on-year +21 -1 -4
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 2,966 979 2,775
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.36% 2.02% 2.04%
As % of the General category 4.02% 3.97% 3.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1,987 763 1,960
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,250 £31,000
25th Percentile £38,750 £40,125 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £77,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% 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 73,776 24,655 75,341
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 58.75% 50.91% 55.27%
Number of salaries quoted 45,170 19,886 57,573
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,500
25th Percentile £41,750 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,015 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +4.52% +4.79% +5.00%
75th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +39 2,601 £52,500 - 1,253
UK excluding London +31 2,026 £47,500 - 1,240
London -23 637 £72,750 +16.40% 137
North of England +46 519 £45,000 -10.00% 290
Work from Home -33 495 £55,500 +14.43% 155
Midlands +73 431 £47,500 +5.56% 294
South East +2 396 £52,500 +5.00% 207
South West +4 326 £46,750 -1.58% 189
North West +30 287 £49,500 -4.81% 143
West Midlands +42 244 £50,000 - 176
East of England +19 226 £52,500 +23.53% 134
Yorkshire +16 219 £42,500 -10.53% 118
East Midlands +37 186 £47,500 +5.56% 117
Scotland -78 70 £51,000 +23.64% 61
Northern Ireland -22 37 £40,000 -11.11% 12
Wales -32 29 £42,500 +6.25% 53
North East -30 13 £32,250 -50.38% 29

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 987 (33.28%) Finance
2 902 (30.41%) SAP
3 798 (26.90%) Social Skills
4 747 (25.19%) Business Intelligence
5 680 (22.93%) Marketing
6 670 (22.59%) Agile Software Development
7 613 (20.67%) Telecoms
8 608 (20.50%) Electronics
9 603 (20.33%) Public Sector
10 584 (19.69%) Microsoft
11 567 (19.12%) Programme Management
12 555 (18.71%) Digital Marketing
13 553 (18.64%) ERP
14 501 (16.89%) Degree
15 474 (15.98%) Problem-Solving
16 443 (14.94%) Azure
17 434 (14.63%) SQL
18 350 (11.80%) Project Management
18 350 (11.80%) JavaScript
19 299 (10.08%) Retail
20 292 (9.84%) AWS
21 290 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
22 287 (9.68%) Windows
23 280 (9.44%) DevOps
24 266 (8.97%) C#
24 266 (8.97%) Software Engineering
25 252 (8.50%) Continuous Improvement
26 248 (8.36%) Scrum
27 247 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
28 234 (7.89%) Microsoft 365

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
1 107 (3.61%) SharePoint
2 32 (1.08%) Apache Spark
3 29 (0.98%) IIS
4 25 (0.84%) Confluence
5 16 (0.54%) Apache
6 14 (0.47%) MS Exchange
7 10 (0.34%) Apache Solr
7 10 (0.34%) SAS
7 10 (0.34%) ThingWorx
7 10 (0.34%) WordPress
8 9 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (0.20%) Skype for Business
9 6 (0.20%) SugarCRM
9 6 (0.20%) Tomcat
10 5 (0.17%) nginx
10 5 (0.17%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.067%) Exchange Server 2010
12 2 (0.067%) Mule ESB
12 2 (0.067%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 209 (7.05%) Microsoft Office
2 118 (3.98%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (1.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 41 (1.38%) Microsoft Project
5 24 (0.81%) Spreadsheet
6 20 (0.67%) SOLIDWORKS
7 17 (0.57%) Siemens NX
8 14 (0.47%) MS Visio
9 6 (0.20%) OrCAD
9 6 (0.20%) Solid Edge
10 4 (0.13%) AutoCAD
10 4 (0.13%) Windchill
11 3 (0.10%) Simulink
12 2 (0.067%) Photoshop
12 2 (0.067%) PTC Creo
13 1 (0.034%) Adobe Premiere
13 1 (0.034%) Autodesk Inventor
13 1 (0.034%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.034%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 89 (3.00%) SAP S/4HANA
2 84 (2.83%) Dynamics AX
3 56 (1.89%) NetSuite
4 42 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
5 41 (1.38%) Dynamics NAV
6 30 (1.01%) SAP Business One
7 27 (0.91%) Oracle EBS
8 26 (0.88%) SAP SCM
9 22 (0.74%) SAP SD
10 20 (0.67%) SAP MM
11 18 (0.61%) Teamcenter
12 15 (0.51%) Oracle Applications
12 15 (0.51%) SAP IBP
13 14 (0.47%) SAP MDG
14 13 (0.44%) SAP ERP
15 12 (0.40%) SAP PP
16 11 (0.37%) Oracle EBS R12
16 11 (0.37%) Primavera
16 11 (0.37%) SAP APO
16 11 (0.37%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 443 (14.94%) Azure
2 292 (9.84%) AWS
3 234 (7.89%) Microsoft 365
4 178 (6.00%) SaaS
5 145 (4.89%) GCP
6 138 (4.65%) Power Platform
7 137 (4.62%) Dynamics 365
8 76 (2.56%) Serverless
9 35 (1.18%) AWS Lambda
10 34 (1.15%) Azure Functions
11 27 (0.91%) PowerApps
12 26 (0.88%) PaaS
13 22 (0.74%) Amazon S3
14 20 (0.67%) Azure Event Grid
14 20 (0.67%) Cloudflare
15 19 (0.64%) IaaS
15 19 (0.64%) Power Automate
16 16 (0.54%) Apigee
16 16 (0.54%) Kong
17 14 (0.47%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 134 (4.52%) Firewall
2 89 (3.00%) WAN
3 86 (2.90%) LAN
4 68 (2.29%) DNS
5 58 (1.96%) VPN
6 50 (1.69%) Wireless
7 47 (1.58%) DHCP
7 47 (1.58%) Network Security
8 36 (1.21%) Ethernet
9 34 (1.15%) VoIP
10 30 (1.01%) TCP/IP
11 29 (0.98%) Internet
12 25 (0.84%) Modbus
13 22 (0.74%) VLAN
14 18 (0.61%) RS-422
15 16 (0.54%) RS-232
15 16 (0.54%) SAN
15 16 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
16 15 (0.51%) Cisco ASA
16 15 (0.51%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 187 (6.30%) SQL Server
2 131 (4.42%) Power BI
3 86 (2.90%) NoSQL
4 80 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
5 70 (2.36%) Relational Database
6 65 (2.19%) MySQL
7 62 (2.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 53 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
9 52 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
9 52 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 46 (1.55%) Tableau
11 41 (1.38%) MongoDB
12 35 (1.18%) Hadoop
13 32 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 27 (0.91%) RDBMS
15 26 (0.88%) Oracle Database
16 25 (0.84%) Big Data
17 18 (0.61%) Amazon Redshift
18 17 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
19 16 (0.54%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 115 (3.88%) Git (software)
2 101 (3.41%) JIRA
3 42 (1.42%) Visual Studio
4 31 (1.05%) Jenkins
5 25 (0.84%) Selenium
6 21 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 16 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
8 15 (0.51%) JUnit
9 13 (0.44%) Cucumber
9 13 (0.44%) Cypress.io
9 13 (0.44%) IntelliJ
9 13 (0.44%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 11 (0.37%) Visual Studio Code
11 10 (0.34%) Liquibase
12 9 (0.30%) Postman
12 9 (0.30%) SpecFlow
13 8 (0.27%) gulp
13 8 (0.27%) TeamCity
14 7 (0.24%) WebDriver
14 7 (0.24%) webpack
General
1 987 (33.28%) Finance
2 798 (26.90%) Social Skills
3 680 (22.93%) Marketing
4 613 (20.67%) Telecoms
5 608 (20.50%) Electronics
6 603 (20.33%) Public Sector
7 299 (10.08%) Retail
8 290 (9.78%) Analytical Skills
9 247 (8.33%) Pharmaceutical
10 114 (3.84%) Automotive
11 100 (3.37%) Presentation Skills
12 86 (2.90%) Legal
13 73 (2.46%) Law
14 62 (2.09%) Organisational Skills
15 58 (1.96%) Influencing Skills
16 56 (1.89%) Games
17 47 (1.58%) French Language
18 44 (1.48%) Banking
19 40 (1.35%) Aerospace
20 27 (0.91%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 470 (15.85%) Developer
2 362 (12.20%) Analyst
3 249 (8.40%) Consultant
4 149 (5.02%) Software Engineer
5 139 (4.69%) Project Manager
6 126 (4.25%) Business Analyst
7 117 (3.94%) IT Manager
8 112 (3.78%) Senior Developer
9 108 (3.64%) Architect
10 85 (2.87%) IT Support
11 82 (2.76%) IT Engineer
12 76 (2.56%) SAP Consultant
13 71 (2.39%) Full Stack Developer
14 69 (2.33%) Support Engineer
15 61 (2.06%) Java Developer
16 60 (2.02%) .NET Developer
17 58 (1.96%) Senior Software Engineer
18 55 (1.85%) Software Developer
19 54 (1.82%) Design Engineer
20 53 (1.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (7.75%) HTML
2 223 (7.52%) .NET
3 171 (5.77%) React
4 164 (5.53%) CSS
5 122 (4.11%) AngularJS
6 69 (2.33%) .NET Core
7 66 (2.23%) ASP.NET
8 64 (2.16%) Node.js
9 60 (2.02%) REST
10 57 (1.92%) XML
11 55 (1.85%) Web Services
12 52 (1.75%) EDI
13 50 (1.69%) jQuery
14 49 (1.65%) HTML5
15 47 (1.58%) Spring
16 42 (1.42%) Vue.js
17 36 (1.21%) ASP.NET Web API
18 34 (1.15%) Spring Boot
19 32 (1.08%) Django
19 32 (1.08%) PyTorch
Miscellaneous
1 139 (4.69%) Self-Motivation
2 134 (4.52%) Management Information System
3 92 (3.10%) Life Science
4 89 (3.00%) Algorithms
4 89 (3.00%) User Experience
5 83 (2.80%) FMCG
6 61 (2.06%) Data Centre
7 58 (1.96%) Greenfield Project
8 57 (1.92%) Cloud Native
9 53 (1.79%) Mobile App
10 52 (1.75%) Social Media
11 47 (1.58%) Driving Licence
12 45 (1.52%) Data Structures
13 44 (1.48%) Robotics
14 35 (1.18%) Analogue Electronics
15 29 (0.98%) Virtual Team
16 25 (0.84%) Legacy Systems
16 25 (0.84%) SCADA
17 24 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
18 23 (0.78%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 287 (9.68%) Windows
2 127 (4.28%) Linux
3 125 (4.21%) Windows Server
4 82 (2.76%) Windows 10
5 46 (1.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 40 (1.35%) Windows Server 2016
7 33 (1.11%) Windows Server 2019
8 32 (1.08%) Windows 7
9 23 (0.78%) Unix
10 17 (0.57%) Android
11 13 (0.44%) Mac OS
12 9 (0.30%) VMS
13 8 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
14 7 (0.24%) Apple iOS
14 7 (0.24%) CentOS
14 7 (0.24%) Windows 8
14 7 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
15 5 (0.17%) Kali Linux
16 4 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 4 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 747 (25.19%) Business Intelligence
2 670 (22.59%) Agile Software Development
3 567 (19.12%) Programme Management
4 555 (18.71%) Digital Marketing
5 553 (18.64%) ERP
6 474 (15.98%) Problem-Solving
7 350 (11.80%) Project Management
8 280 (9.44%) DevOps
9 266 (8.97%) Software Engineering
10 252 (8.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 248 (8.36%) Scrum
12 217 (7.32%) Stakeholder Management
13 213 (7.18%) Analytics
14 207 (6.98%) Computer Science
15 162 (5.46%) Logistics
16 161 (5.43%) ITIL
17 160 (5.39%) Mentoring
18 157 (5.29%) CRM
19 156 (5.26%) Cybersecurity
20 152 (5.12%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 434 (14.63%) SQL
2 350 (11.80%) JavaScript
3 266 (8.97%) C#
4 223 (7.52%) Python
5 191 (6.44%) Java
6 133 (4.48%) C
7 107 (3.61%) C++
8 105 (3.54%) TypeScript
9 93 (3.14%) PowerShell
10 86 (2.90%) T-SQL
11 68 (2.29%) Go
12 49 (1.65%) PHP
13 48 (1.62%) VB.NET
14 36 (1.21%) VB
15 35 (1.18%) Ruby
16 26 (0.88%) PL/SQL
17 23 (0.78%) Kotlin
18 20 (0.67%) Elixir
18 20 (0.67%) Erlang
18 20 (0.67%) ML
Qualifications
1 501 (16.89%) Degree
2 58 (1.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 57 (1.92%) Security Cleared
4 53 (1.79%) Master's Degree
4 53 (1.79%) PhD
5 40 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
5 40 (1.35%) SC Cleared
6 24 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
7 22 (0.74%) PMP
7 22 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 20 (0.67%) HNC
8 20 (0.67%) PMI Certification
9 19 (0.64%) CISSP
10 17 (0.57%) CCNA
11 16 (0.54%) HND
12 14 (0.47%) ACCA
12 14 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
12 14 (0.47%) TOGAF Certification
13 13 (0.44%) CCNP
13 13 (0.44%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 177 (5.97%) QA
2 77 (2.60%) GDPR
3 76 (2.56%) GMP
4 40 (1.35%) PMO
5 38 (1.28%) NIST
6 36 (1.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 36 (1.21%) SLA
7 29 (0.98%) GxP
8 25 (0.84%) ISO 9001
9 24 (0.81%) Accessibility
9 24 (0.81%) GLP
10 18 (0.61%) PCI DSS
11 13 (0.44%) ISO 13485
12 11 (0.37%) Good Clinical Practice
12 11 (0.37%) NEBOSH
12 11 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
13 10 (0.34%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 10 (0.34%) COBIT
13 10 (0.34%) Data Quality
13 10 (0.34%) GRC
System Software
1 218 (7.35%) Active Directory
2 142 (4.79%) Docker
3 95 (3.20%) VMware Infrastructure
4 68 (2.29%) Hyper-V
5 44 (1.48%) Firmware
6 15 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 15 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
7 13 (0.44%) VMware Server
8 11 (0.37%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (0.30%) vSphere
10 7 (0.24%) XenApp
11 6 (0.20%) BitLocker
11 6 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (0.17%) Snort
12 5 (0.17%) Squid
13 2 (0.067%) Terminal Services
14 1 (0.034%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 1 (0.034%) NFS
14 1 (0.034%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 159 (5.36%) Kubernetes
2 77 (2.60%) Terraform
3 33 (1.11%) Ansible
4 28 (0.94%) SCCM
5 25 (0.84%) Microsoft Intune
6 16 (0.54%) Puppet
7 11 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
8 10 (0.34%) Mesos
9 9 (0.30%) Nessus
9 9 (0.30%) WSUS
9 9 (0.30%) ZABBIX
10 8 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
11 6 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
12 5 (0.17%) Nexpose
12 5 (0.17%) Packer
12 5 (0.17%) Suricata
13 4 (0.13%) Backup Exec
13 4 (0.13%) FortiGate
13 4 (0.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
13 4 (0.13%) SCOM
Vendors
1 902 (30.41%) SAP
2 584 (19.69%) Microsoft
3 175 (5.90%) Oracle
4 153 (5.16%) VMware
5 115 (3.88%) Cisco
6 108 (3.64%) Google
7 72 (2.43%) Salesforce.com
8 70 (2.36%) JD Edwards
9 43 (1.45%) IFS
10 38 (1.28%) Sage
11 29 (0.98%) Citrix
11 29 (0.98%) Siemens
12 27 (0.91%) Facebook
13 26 (0.88%) Infor
14 23 (0.78%) EMC
14 23 (0.78%) ServiceNow
15 21 (0.71%) Epicor
16 18 (0.61%) HP
16 18 (0.61%) MuleSoft
17 17 (0.57%) MicroStrategy