Period
to 19 August 2017

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 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
UK
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 160 160
Rank change year-on-year +38 0 +47
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 4700 4328 4417
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 2.66% 2.19% 2.03%
As % of the General category 6.21% 5.08% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 3376 3149 3295
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.26% -6.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £76,250 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +7.14%

Manufacturing is in the common skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills.

General Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for common skills 75624 85185 96826
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 42.74% 43.20% 44.55%
Number of salaries quoted 56240 69707 76585
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,500 £28,235
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £81,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £43,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.15% +2.35% -

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 19 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Manufacturing in the UK

Manufacturing
Top 16 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 August 2017. 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 +35 4446 £46,000 -2.13% 416
UK excluding London +20 3661 £42,500 -5.56% 347
North of England +5 1020 £42,500 -5.56% 83
London +75 865 £58,500 +6.36% 94
South West +40 820 £45,000 - 77
South East +2 722 £47,500 -5.00% 62
Midlands -6 636 £41,500 +3.75% 60
North West -2 624 £44,000 -2.22% 52
West Midlands -12 413 £43,750 +16.67% 38
East of England +31 306 £35,000 -22.22% 38
Yorkshire +27 299 £40,000 -2.44% 23
East Midlands 0 212 £40,000 - 22
North East +30 97 £47,500 -9.52% 8
Scotland -8 74 £40,000 -5.88% 13
Wales +36 63 £32,500 - 13
Northern Ireland -9 22 £36,250 +11.54% 2

For the 6 months to 19 August 2017, IT jobs citing Manufacturing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 2587 (55.04%) SAP
2 2515 (53.51%) Finance
3 2026 (43.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1988 (42.30%) Electronics
5 1960 (41.70%) Marketing
6 1929 (41.04%) Telecoms
7 1890 (40.21%) Programme Management
8 1843 (39.21%) Digital Marketing
9 963 (20.49%) SQL
10 925 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
11 896 (19.06%) Microsoft
12 761 (16.19%) Degree
13 690 (14.68%) Java
14 675 (14.36%) ERP
15 588 (12.51%) Retail
16 574 (12.21%) .NET
17 558 (11.87%) JavaScript
18 551 (11.72%) Windows
19 542 (11.53%) HTML
19 542 (11.53%) Project Management
20 533 (11.34%) SQL Server
21 514 (10.94%) C#
22 500 (10.64%) Linux
23 466 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
24 455 (9.68%) Python
25 445 (9.47%) Logistics
26 440 (9.36%) CSS
27 432 (9.19%) Oracle
28 405 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
29 386 (8.21%) MVC

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
1 117 (2.49%) Apache Spark
2 109 (2.32%) Tomcat
3 99 (2.11%) SharePoint
4 88 (1.87%) Mule
5 83 (1.77%) MS Exchange
6 79 (1.68%) JBoss
7 74 (1.57%) Mule ESB
8 72 (1.53%) CMS
9 68 (1.45%) IIS
10 62 (1.32%) Apache
11 57 (1.21%) Confluence
12 48 (1.02%) Elasticsearch
13 30 (0.64%) Exchange Server 2010
13 30 (0.64%) WebSphere
14 26 (0.55%) WordPress
15 24 (0.51%) Drupal
16 16 (0.34%) WebLogic
17 15 (0.32%) OpenStack
18 14 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 14 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 254 (5.40%) Microsoft Office
2 174 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 86 (1.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 54 (1.15%) Microsoft Project
5 41 (0.87%) MS Visio
6 32 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 32 (0.68%) FileZilla
7 19 (0.40%) SOLIDWORKS
8 16 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
9 12 (0.26%) Autodesk Inventor
10 10 (0.21%) AutoCAD
11 9 (0.19%) Photoshop
12 8 (0.17%) SPSS
13 6 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
14 5 (0.11%) OrCAD
14 5 (0.11%) Windchill
15 4 (0.085%) InDesign
15 4 (0.085%) OmniGraffle
16 3 (0.064%) Revit
16 3 (0.064%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 181 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
2 159 (3.38%) SAP MM
3 124 (2.64%) Oracle EBS
4 114 (2.43%) SAP PP
5 99 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 95 (2.02%) Dynamics NAV
7 85 (1.81%) SAP CO
7 85 (1.81%) SAP FI
8 84 (1.79%) Oracle EBS R12
9 83 (1.77%) SAP FI/CO
10 82 (1.74%) SAP SD
11 63 (1.34%) SAP ERP
12 57 (1.21%) SAP S/4HANA
13 51 (1.09%) SAP WM
14 49 (1.04%) SAP MII
15 47 (1.00%) SAP SCM
16 43 (0.91%) Oracle ERP
17 40 (0.85%) SAP PP-PI
18 30 (0.64%) Oracle Applications
19 27 (0.57%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 405 (8.62%) Amazon AWS
2 295 (6.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 205 (4.36%) SaaS
4 150 (3.19%) Google Cloud Platform
5 106 (2.26%) Office 365
6 91 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
7 63 (1.34%) GitHub
8 49 (1.04%) Cloud Computing
9 47 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
10 41 (0.87%) IaaS
11 28 (0.60%) PaaS
12 22 (0.47%) Amazon SQS
13 21 (0.45%) SuccessFactors
14 20 (0.43%) Google Play
15 17 (0.36%) Google Analytics
16 9 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
17 8 (0.17%) Amazon S3
17 8 (0.17%) Force.com
18 7 (0.15%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 7 (0.15%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 123 (2.62%) TCP/IP
2 103 (2.19%) WAN
3 97 (2.06%) Firewall
4 88 (1.87%) LAN
5 79 (1.68%) Internet
6 76 (1.62%) DHCP
7 75 (1.60%) DNS
8 67 (1.43%) FTP
9 61 (1.30%) VoIP
10 56 (1.19%) VPN
11 54 (1.15%) Ethernet
12 48 (1.02%) HTTP
12 48 (1.02%) SAN
13 44 (0.94%) Wireless
14 35 (0.74%) VLAN
14 35 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
15 33 (0.70%) SMTP
16 32 (0.68%) MPLS
16 32 (0.68%) Remote Desktop
17 31 (0.66%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 533 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 213 (4.53%) MySQL
3 180 (3.83%) Big Data
4 173 (3.68%) NoSQL
5 172 (3.66%) Relational Database
6 147 (3.13%) MongoDB
7 133 (2.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 127 (2.70%) Hadoop
9 106 (2.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 105 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
11 96 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 93 (1.98%) Oracle Database
13 87 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
14 74 (1.57%) SQL Server 2012
15 72 (1.53%) SAP HANA
16 68 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
17 65 (1.38%) Crystal Reports
18 58 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
18 58 (1.23%) RDBMS
19 55 (1.17%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 304 (6.47%) Git (software)
2 229 (4.87%) JIRA
3 160 (3.40%) JUnit
4 137 (2.91%) Jenkins
5 116 (2.47%) Visual Studio
6 81 (1.72%) IntelliJ
7 65 (1.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 60 (1.28%) Cucumber
9 57 (1.21%) gulp
10 55 (1.17%) Selenium
10 55 (1.17%) Team Foundation Server
11 46 (0.98%) LSMW
12 45 (0.96%) Subversion
13 39 (0.83%) Maven
14 37 (0.79%) webpack
15 36 (0.77%) GitLab
16 35 (0.74%) Mercurial
17 33 (0.70%) eCATT
17 33 (0.70%) Grunt
18 29 (0.62%) Bitbucket
General
1 2515 (53.51%) Finance
2 1988 (42.30%) Electronics
3 1960 (41.70%) Marketing
4 1929 (41.04%) Telecoms
5 588 (12.51%) Retail
6 165 (3.51%) Automotive
7 123 (2.62%) Banking
8 90 (1.91%) Advertising
9 88 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
10 85 (1.81%) Legal
11 68 (1.45%) Games
12 65 (1.38%) Publishing
13 54 (1.15%) Billing
14 43 (0.91%) Back Office
15 32 (0.68%) Multimedia
16 31 (0.66%) French Language
17 29 (0.62%) Aerospace
18 25 (0.53%) General Ledger
18 25 (0.53%) Military
19 22 (0.47%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1133 (24.11%) Developer
2 704 (14.98%) Analyst
3 668 (14.21%) Consultant
4 272 (5.79%) Architect
5 267 (5.68%) SAP Consultant
6 236 (5.02%) .NET Developer
7 232 (4.94%) Business Analyst
8 211 (4.49%) Java Developer
9 192 (4.09%) Project Manager
10 185 (3.94%) Senior Developer
11 184 (3.91%) C# Developer
12 175 (3.72%) SAP Analyst
13 156 (3.32%) Software Engineer
14 154 (3.28%) Software Developer
15 151 (3.21%) Support Engineer
16 146 (3.11%) C# .NET Developer
17 137 (2.91%) Support Analyst
18 136 (2.89%) JavaScript Developer
19 132 (2.81%) DevOps Engineer
20 120 (2.55%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 574 (12.21%) .NET
2 542 (11.53%) HTML
3 440 (9.36%) CSS
4 313 (6.66%) Web Services
5 310 (6.60%) XML
6 261 (5.55%) ASP.NET
7 260 (5.53%) AngularJS
8 257 (5.47%) JSON
9 245 (5.21%) REST
10 220 (4.68%) Spring
11 211 (4.49%) jQuery
12 208 (4.43%) HTML5
13 150 (3.19%) RESTful
13 150 (3.19%) SOAP
14 149 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC
15 132 (2.81%) Hibernate
16 111 (2.36%) Apache Camel
16 111 (2.36%) RabbitMQ
17 108 (2.30%) Middleware
18 103 (2.19%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 466 (9.91%) Analytical Skills
2 204 (4.34%) Life Science
3 196 (4.17%) Computer Science
4 147 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 138 (2.94%) Mobile App
6 128 (2.72%) User Experience
7 124 (2.64%) FMCG
8 89 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
9 87 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
10 72 (1.53%) Algorithms
11 68 (1.45%) Social Media
12 57 (1.21%) Driving Licence
13 55 (1.17%) Data Structures
14 54 (1.15%) Data Centre
15 50 (1.06%) Fintech
15 50 (1.06%) Public Cloud
16 47 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
17 38 (0.81%) SWIFT
18 37 (0.79%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
19 35 (0.74%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 551 (11.72%) Windows
2 500 (10.64%) Linux
3 201 (4.28%) Windows Server
4 129 (2.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 124 (2.64%) Unix
6 111 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
7 107 (2.28%) Android
8 97 (2.06%) Apple iOS
9 89 (1.89%) Windows 7
10 86 (1.83%) Windows 10
11 54 (1.15%) Windows Server 2003
12 36 (0.77%) Windows 8
13 27 (0.57%) Embedded Linux
14 25 (0.53%) Ubuntu
15 18 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 18 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
16 17 (0.36%) Windows XP
17 15 (0.32%) Mac OS
18 13 (0.28%) CentOS
19 6 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2026 (43.11%) Business Intelligence
2 1890 (40.21%) Programme Management
3 1843 (39.21%) Digital Marketing
4 925 (19.68%) Agile Software Development
5 675 (14.36%) ERP
6 542 (11.53%) Project Management
7 445 (9.47%) Logistics
8 386 (8.21%) MVC
9 358 (7.62%) Scrum
10 328 (6.98%) Software Engineering
11 326 (6.94%) TDD
12 287 (6.11%) DevOps
13 278 (5.91%) Stakeholder Management
14 275 (5.85%) OO
15 255 (5.43%) ITIL
16 240 (5.11%) CRM
17 235 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
18 216 (4.60%) E-Commerce
19 207 (4.40%) PRINCE2
20 197 (4.19%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 963 (20.49%) SQL
2 690 (14.68%) Java
3 558 (11.87%) JavaScript
4 514 (10.94%) C#
5 455 (9.68%) Python
6 321 (6.83%) C++
7 242 (5.15%) C
8 196 (4.17%) PHP
9 158 (3.36%) Ruby
10 145 (3.09%) Shell Script
11 138 (2.94%) T-SQL
12 135 (2.87%) ABAP
13 87 (1.85%) Bash Shell
14 83 (1.77%) Go
15 69 (1.47%) Perl
16 67 (1.43%) VB.NET
17 52 (1.11%) PowerShell
18 51 (1.09%) PL/SQL
19 49 (1.04%) VB
20 41 (0.87%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 761 (16.19%) Degree
2 217 (4.62%) Security Cleared
3 163 (3.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 102 (2.17%) SC Cleared
5 69 (1.47%) Cisco Certification
6 58 (1.23%) PhD
7 52 (1.11%) CISSP
8 50 (1.06%) Microsoft Certification
9 47 (1.00%) CISM
10 43 (0.91%) PMI Certification
11 40 (0.85%) ISEB
12 38 (0.81%) Master's Degree
13 37 (0.79%) HND
14 36 (0.77%) ISTQB
15 35 (0.74%) CCNA
16 34 (0.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
17 33 (0.70%) HNC
17 33 (0.70%) PMP
18 30 (0.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
19 27 (0.57%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 108 (2.30%) QA
2 102 (2.17%) SLA
3 44 (0.94%) PMO
4 43 (0.91%) Data Quality
5 42 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 32 (0.68%) ISO 9001
7 27 (0.57%) PCI DSS
8 26 (0.55%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 21 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
10 18 (0.38%) GCP
11 17 (0.36%) RMADS
12 15 (0.32%) DO-254
13 10 (0.21%) COBIT
14 9 (0.19%) GAMP
15 8 (0.17%) ISO 14001
16 6 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
17 4 (0.085%) Actionable Recommendations
17 4 (0.085%) Cyber Essentials
17 4 (0.085%) ISO 9000
17 4 (0.085%) WCAG
System Software
1 244 (5.19%) Active Directory
2 173 (3.68%) Docker
3 116 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 69 (1.47%) Firmware
5 67 (1.43%) Hyper-V
6 33 (0.70%) vSphere
7 28 (0.60%) XenApp
8 23 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
9 17 (0.36%) Terminal Services
10 16 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (0.30%) KVM
12 13 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
12 13 (0.28%) XenServer
13 10 (0.21%) Samba
14 9 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
15 7 (0.15%) Terminal Server
16 5 (0.11%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 5 (0.11%) NFS
16 5 (0.11%) Squid
16 5 (0.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 155 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
1 155 (3.30%) Puppet
2 137 (2.91%) Ansible
3 102 (2.17%) Kubernetes
4 36 (0.77%) Mesos
4 36 (0.77%) Terraform
5 26 (0.55%) Grafana
5 26 (0.55%) WSUS
6 24 (0.51%) SCCM
7 22 (0.47%) SCOM
8 20 (0.43%) Nagios
9 19 (0.40%) Packer
10 17 (0.36%) Kibana
10 17 (0.36%) logstash
10 17 (0.36%) Prometheus
10 17 (0.36%) Zipkin
11 13 (0.28%) ZABBIX
12 11 (0.23%) Oozie
13 7 (0.15%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 7 (0.15%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 2587 (55.04%) SAP
2 896 (19.06%) Microsoft
3 432 (9.19%) Oracle
4 219 (4.66%) VMware
5 188 (4.00%) Google
6 130 (2.77%) Cisco
7 102 (2.17%) JD Edwards
8 96 (2.04%) Apple
9 79 (1.68%) Cognizant
10 72 (1.53%) EMC
11 64 (1.36%) Sage
12 60 (1.28%) Citrix
13 56 (1.19%) Adobe
13 56 (1.19%) IBM
14 52 (1.11%) HP
14 52 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
15 50 (1.06%) Infor
16 43 (0.91%) Tableau
17 42 (0.89%) Epicor
18 39 (0.83%) PeopleSoft