Period
to 12 November 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 12 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
UK
6 months to
12 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 163 123 169
Rank change year-on-year -40 +46 -7
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 3,356 4,831 3,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.08% 2.71% 2.09%
As % of the General category 5.14% 6.16% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2,387 3,396 2,985
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 65,353 78,444 81,409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.41% 44.06% 42.86%
Number of salaries quoted 50,488 57,174 66,308
UK median annual salary £53,547 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.03% +1.00% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 12 November 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 12 November 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 -39 3,103 £47,500 - 1,735
UK excluding London -20 2,731 £45,000 - 1,733
North of England -30 655 £45,000 - 327
South East -12 612 £50,000 - 341
Midlands -4 550 £42,500 - 386
South West -22 521 £46,000 -3.16% 341
London -117 471 £62,000 +7.83% 159
North West -36 376 £45,000 - 151
West Midlands -17 328 £45,000 - 219
East of England -3 258 £46,500 +24.00% 182
Yorkshire +29 232 £42,500 +6.25% 132
East Midlands +28 220 £42,500 +6.25% 167
Scotland +13 86 £45,000 - 63
North East -44 47 £60,000 +26.32% 44
Wales -24 45 £42,500 +26.87% 90
Northern Ireland -12 8 £38,500 +23.20% 4
Channel Islands - 4 £72,500 -

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 1,420 (42.31%) Finance
2 1,345 (40.08%) SAP
3 911 (27.15%) Business Intelligence
4 878 (26.16%) Electronics
5 851 (25.36%) Marketing
6 797 (23.75%) Telecoms
7 753 (22.44%) Programme Management
8 734 (21.87%) Digital Marketing
9 729 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
10 699 (20.83%) Microsoft
11 629 (18.74%) ERP
12 613 (18.27%) SQL
12 613 (18.27%) Degree
13 591 (17.61%) C#
14 491 (14.63%) JavaScript
15 488 (14.54%) Retail
16 454 (13.53%) .NET
17 452 (13.47%) Java
18 440 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
19 427 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
20 422 (12.57%) HTML
21 403 (12.01%) Software Engineering
22 375 (11.17%) Project Management
22 375 (11.17%) C++
23 347 (10.34%) Windows
24 328 (9.77%) CSS
25 325 (9.68%) Python
26 300 (8.94%) SQL Server
27 292 (8.70%) AngularJS
28 284 (8.46%) Oracle

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 99 (2.95%) SharePoint
2 50 (1.49%) Apache Spark
3 39 (1.16%) Apache
4 30 (0.89%) Elasticsearch
5 25 (0.74%) MS Exchange
6 21 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
6 21 (0.63%) Skype for Business
7 20 (0.60%) OpenStack
8 18 (0.54%) IIS
8 18 (0.54%) SAS
9 15 (0.45%) CMS
9 15 (0.45%) Drupal
10 14 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
10 14 (0.42%) Tomcat
11 10 (0.30%) Exchange Server 2007
12 9 (0.27%) JBoss
12 9 (0.27%) WordPress
13 8 (0.24%) Mule
14 7 (0.21%) Mule ESB
15 6 (0.18%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 129 (3.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 128 (3.81%) Microsoft Office
3 48 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 31 (0.92%) MS Visio
5 23 (0.69%) Microsoft Project
6 18 (0.54%) SOLIDWORKS
7 10 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
7 10 (0.30%) Photoshop
8 9 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.15%) PTC Creo
9 5 (0.15%) Siemens NX
10 4 (0.12%) Autodesk Inventor
10 4 (0.12%) InDesign
10 4 (0.12%) Pro/ENGINEER
10 4 (0.12%) Simulink
11 3 (0.089%) AutoCAD
11 3 (0.089%) CATIA
11 3 (0.089%) Maya
11 3 (0.089%) OrCAD
11 3 (0.089%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 223 (6.64%) Dynamics AX
2 102 (3.04%) SAP S/4HANA
3 95 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
4 88 (2.62%) Dynamics NAV
5 85 (2.53%) SAP SCM
6 84 (2.50%) SAP PP
7 81 (2.41%) NetSuite
8 69 (2.06%) SAP APO
9 68 (2.03%) SAP ERP
10 54 (1.61%) SAP FI
11 53 (1.58%) SAP CO
11 53 (1.58%) SAP FI/CO
12 49 (1.46%) SAP SD
13 41 (1.22%) Infor M3
14 38 (1.13%) SAP QM
15 36 (1.07%) SAP MM
16 31 (0.92%) Oracle EBS
17 30 (0.89%) SAP Business One
18 29 (0.86%) SAP WM
19 22 (0.66%) SAP EWM
Cloud Services
1 235 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 188 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
3 134 (3.99%) Dynamics 365
4 122 (3.64%) Office 365
5 102 (3.04%) SaaS
6 78 (2.32%) Google Cloud Platform
7 47 (1.40%) GitHub
8 25 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
9 21 (0.63%) IaaS
10 18 (0.54%) PaaS
11 14 (0.42%) SuccessFactors
12 9 (0.27%) Amazon SQS
12 9 (0.27%) Google Analytics
13 7 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
13 7 (0.21%) Amazon SageMaker
14 5 (0.15%) Amazon S3
14 5 (0.15%) Mimecast
15 4 (0.12%) Amazon EMR
15 4 (0.12%) IBM Cloud
16 3 (0.089%) Amazon ElastiCache
Communications & Networking
1 84 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 73 (2.18%) Firewall
3 65 (1.94%) HTTP
4 57 (1.70%) Wireless
5 50 (1.49%) Internet
6 41 (1.22%) DNS
7 40 (1.19%) LAN
7 40 (1.19%) WAN
8 39 (1.16%) DHCP
9 29 (0.86%) Bluetooth
9 29 (0.86%) RS-485
9 29 (0.86%) VPN
10 28 (0.83%) Ethernet
11 27 (0.80%) Modbus
11 27 (0.80%) Skype
11 27 (0.80%) VLAN
12 26 (0.77%) SAN
13 25 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
14 24 (0.72%) VoIP
15 19 (0.57%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (8.94%) SQL Server
2 84 (2.50%) MySQL
3 81 (2.41%) Big Data
4 71 (2.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 69 (2.06%) SAP HANA
6 64 (1.91%) Crystal Reports
7 63 (1.88%) MongoDB
7 63 (1.88%) Relational Database
8 58 (1.73%) NoSQL
9 52 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
9 52 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
9 52 (1.55%) Hadoop
10 48 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
10 48 (1.43%) Power BI
11 47 (1.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 43 (1.28%) SAP BW
13 41 (1.22%) Data Mining
14 33 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
15 31 (0.92%) Oracle Database
16 29 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 174 (5.18%) Git (software)
2 94 (2.80%) Visual Studio
3 92 (2.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 90 (2.68%) Jenkins
5 68 (2.03%) JIRA
6 60 (1.79%) Selenium
7 47 (1.40%) gulp
7 47 (1.40%) Subversion
8 37 (1.10%) TeamCity
9 33 (0.98%) Maven
10 30 (0.89%) JUnit
11 29 (0.86%) LabVIEW
11 29 (0.86%) SpecFlow
12 28 (0.83%) Vagrant
13 24 (0.72%) Robot Framework
14 21 (0.63%) GitLab
14 21 (0.63%) Jasmine
15 20 (0.60%) Cucumber
16 19 (0.57%) Protractor
16 19 (0.57%) TestNG
General
1 1,420 (42.31%) Finance
2 878 (26.16%) Electronics
3 851 (25.36%) Marketing
4 797 (23.75%) Telecoms
5 488 (14.54%) Retail
6 99 (2.95%) Automotive
7 76 (2.26%) Publishing
8 74 (2.21%) Advertising
9 64 (1.91%) Pharmaceutical
10 49 (1.46%) Aerospace
11 45 (1.34%) Banking
12 41 (1.22%) Games
12 41 (1.22%) Legal
13 40 (1.19%) Billing
14 29 (0.86%) Law
15 20 (0.60%) French Language
15 20 (0.60%) Military
16 17 (0.51%) German Language
17 16 (0.48%) Local Government
18 13 (0.39%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 666 (19.85%) Developer
2 500 (14.90%) Analyst
3 378 (11.26%) Consultant
4 260 (7.75%) Architect
5 225 (6.70%) Software Engineer
6 183 (5.45%) .NET Developer
7 182 (5.42%) Project Manager
8 178 (5.30%) C# Developer
9 169 (5.04%) Software Developer
10 160 (4.77%) SAP Consultant
11 158 (4.71%) Business Analyst
12 128 (3.81%) C# .NET Developer
13 111 (3.31%) SAP Analyst
14 104 (3.10%) Java Developer
15 99 (2.95%) Support Analyst
16 94 (2.80%) Embedded Engineer
17 91 (2.71%) IT Manager
18 90 (2.68%) Senior Developer
19 83 (2.47%) Embedded Software Engineer
19 83 (2.47%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 454 (13.53%) .NET
2 422 (12.57%) HTML
3 328 (9.77%) CSS
4 292 (8.70%) AngularJS
5 225 (6.70%) Web Services
6 194 (5.78%) ASP.NET
7 172 (5.13%) HTML5
8 142 (4.23%) Node.js
9 137 (4.08%) RESTful
10 113 (3.37%) Spring
11 107 (3.19%) React
12 105 (3.13%) jQuery
13 102 (3.04%) ASP.NET Web API
14 89 (2.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 79 (2.35%) REST
16 78 (2.32%) ASP.NET MVC
17 77 (2.29%) SOAP
18 76 (2.26%) XML
19 70 (2.09%) .NET Framework
20 68 (2.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 427 (12.72%) Analytical Skills
2 179 (5.33%) Computer Science
3 169 (5.04%) Self-Motivation
4 151 (4.50%) Greenfield Project
5 131 (3.90%) Life Science
6 113 (3.37%) Embedded Systems
7 112 (3.34%) User Experience
8 105 (3.13%) Management Information System
9 85 (2.53%) Algorithms
10 81 (2.41%) Data Centre
11 65 (1.94%) FMCG
12 60 (1.79%) Mobile App
13 54 (1.61%) Device Driver
14 50 (1.49%) Blog
15 47 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
16 36 (1.07%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
16 36 (1.07%) Industry 4.0
17 32 (0.95%) CAN bus
18 29 (0.86%) Driving Licence
18 29 (0.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 347 (10.34%) Windows
2 237 (7.06%) Linux
3 97 (2.89%) Windows Server
4 66 (1.97%) Android
5 64 (1.91%) Apple iOS
6 53 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (1.40%) Windows 10
8 46 (1.37%) Unix
8 46 (1.37%) Windows Server 2008
9 44 (1.31%) Windows 7
10 22 (0.66%) FreeRTOS
11 19 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 15 (0.45%) Embedded Linux
12 15 (0.45%) Windows 8
13 13 (0.39%) Windows XP
14 11 (0.33%) Solaris
15 10 (0.30%) Debian
16 8 (0.24%) Mac OS
17 7 (0.21%) CentOS
18 6 (0.18%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 911 (27.15%) Business Intelligence
2 753 (22.44%) Programme Management
3 734 (21.87%) Digital Marketing
4 729 (21.72%) Agile Software Development
5 629 (18.74%) ERP
6 440 (13.11%) Problem-Solving
7 403 (12.01%) Software Engineering
8 375 (11.17%) Project Management
9 281 (8.37%) MVC
10 270 (8.05%) Scrum
11 261 (7.78%) Logistics
11 261 (7.78%) Stakeholder Management
12 224 (6.67%) CRM
13 214 (6.38%) Analytics
14 209 (6.23%) Test Automation
15 200 (5.96%) ITIL
16 185 (5.51%) Continuous Integration
16 185 (5.51%) TDD
17 166 (4.95%) Migration
18 157 (4.68%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 613 (18.27%) SQL
2 591 (17.61%) C#
3 491 (14.63%) JavaScript
4 452 (13.47%) Java
5 375 (11.17%) C++
6 325 (9.68%) Python
7 231 (6.88%) C
8 93 (2.77%) T-SQL
9 88 (2.62%) Go
9 88 (2.62%) PHP
10 81 (2.41%) Bash Shell
11 67 (2.00%) ABAP
12 61 (1.82%) Embedded C
13 59 (1.76%) PowerShell
14 51 (1.52%) R
14 51 (1.52%) VB
15 49 (1.46%) PL/SQL
16 41 (1.22%) VB.NET
17 40 (1.19%) Ruby
18 39 (1.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 613 (18.27%) Degree
2 131 (3.90%) Security Cleared
3 121 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
4 88 (2.62%) SC Cleared
5 62 (1.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 50 (1.49%) PhD
7 46 (1.37%) DV Cleared
8 41 (1.22%) CISSP
9 37 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
10 35 (1.04%) Cisco Certification
11 32 (0.95%) APMP
12 29 (0.86%) PMI Certification
13 24 (0.72%) CISM
14 22 (0.66%) MCSE
14 22 (0.66%) PMP
15 21 (0.63%) HND
16 19 (0.57%) CCNP
16 19 (0.57%) CIMA
16 19 (0.57%) HNC
17 18 (0.54%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (3.58%) QA
2 65 (1.94%) GDPR
3 51 (1.52%) SLA
4 42 (1.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 41 (1.22%) PMO
6 23 (0.69%) ISO 9001
7 19 (0.57%) Data Quality
8 16 (0.48%) PCI DSS
9 11 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 10 (0.30%) Cyber Essentials
11 8 (0.24%) ISO 13485
12 6 (0.18%) IASME
13 5 (0.15%) JTAG
14 4 (0.12%) ISO 14001
14 4 (0.12%) RMADS
15 3 (0.089%) GMP
15 3 (0.089%) Government Security Classifications
15 3 (0.089%) HL7
16 2 (0.060%) 21 CFR Part 11
16 2 (0.060%) GxP
System Software
1 134 (3.99%) Active Directory
2 121 (3.61%) Firmware
3 114 (3.40%) Docker
4 81 (2.41%) VMware Infrastructure
5 35 (1.04%) Hyper-V
6 22 (0.66%) VirtualBox
7 19 (0.57%) vSphere
8 17 (0.51%) Virtual Machines
9 13 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
10 5 (0.15%) XenApp
11 4 (0.12%) Ceph
11 4 (0.12%) KVM
11 4 (0.12%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.12%) Xen
11 4 (0.12%) XenServer
12 3 (0.089%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.089%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.060%) Snort
13 2 (0.060%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.060%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 88 (2.62%) Kubernetes
2 56 (1.67%) Ansible
3 28 (0.83%) Terraform
4 26 (0.77%) SCCM
5 24 (0.72%) Puppet
6 19 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
7 13 (0.39%) Host Intrusion Detection System
7 13 (0.39%) Nagios
8 11 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
8 11 (0.33%) Salt
9 9 (0.27%) Grafana
10 7 (0.21%) Cacti
10 7 (0.21%) Kibana
11 6 (0.18%) Microsoft Clustering
11 6 (0.18%) SCOM
12 5 (0.15%) Backup Exec
12 5 (0.15%) Icinga
12 5 (0.15%) Istio
12 5 (0.15%) Packer
13 4 (0.12%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 1,345 (40.08%) SAP
2 699 (20.83%) Microsoft
3 284 (8.46%) Oracle
4 158 (4.71%) VMware
5 104 (3.10%) JD Edwards
6 101 (3.01%) Google
7 92 (2.74%) Sage
8 85 (2.53%) Infor
9 76 (2.26%) Cisco
10 65 (1.94%) Citrix
11 64 (1.91%) Epicor
12 59 (1.76%) IFS
13 49 (1.46%) EMC
14 47 (1.40%) Tableau
15 32 (0.95%) Dell
16 30 (0.89%) Cognos
17 29 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
18 27 (0.80%) IBM
19 25 (0.74%) F5
20 24 (0.72%) Splunk