Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
UK
6 months to
18 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 195 175 141
Rank change year-on-year -20 -34 +29
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 2,201 2,991 4,246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.76% 1.97% 2.44%
As % of the General category 4.40% 4.78% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,597 2,127 3,003
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -3.06% +4.26%
10th Percentile £27,650 £29,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £80,000
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 50,010 62,627 77,043
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.88% 41.35% 44.29%
Number of salaries quoted 37,841 47,723 58,239
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,495 £29,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +3.45%

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 18 January 2020.

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 18 January 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 -21 2,006 £50,000 +5.26% 1,241
UK excluding London -7 1,772 £45,000 - 1,256
South East +19 479 £52,250 -4.26% 280
North of England -20 410 £44,000 -2.22% 243
South West -14 370 £46,500 -2.11% 207
London -19 314 £62,500 +4.17% 91
North West +16 285 £44,000 -2.22% 129
Midlands -55 249 £45,000 +5.88% 272
East of England +26 159 £45,000 - 152
West Midlands -41 134 £45,000 -10.00% 158
East Midlands -49 110 £42,500 - 114
Yorkshire -44 106 £42,500 - 87
Scotland +47 73 £44,000 -7.37% 62
Wales -26 28 £37,500 -14.29% 35
North East -15 20 £65,000 +8.33% 27
Northern Ireland +5 4 £32,500 -15.58% 9

For the 6 months to 18 January 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.

1 907 (41.21%) Finance
2 838 (38.07%) SAP
3 654 (29.71%) Electronics
4 649 (29.49%) Business Intelligence
5 637 (28.94%) Telecoms
6 612 (27.81%) Marketing
7 593 (26.94%) Public Sector
8 559 (25.40%) Programme Management
9 549 (24.94%) Digital Marketing
10 545 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
11 419 (19.04%) Microsoft
12 387 (17.58%) Degree
13 381 (17.31%) JavaScript
14 379 (17.22%) SQL
15 359 (16.31%) ERP
16 302 (13.72%) C#
16 302 (13.72%) SQL Server
17 286 (12.99%) Retail
18 284 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
19 276 (12.54%) Windows
20 274 (12.45%) Java
21 271 (12.31%) Python
22 248 (11.27%) .NET
23 234 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
24 217 (9.86%) Oracle
25 215 (9.77%) C++
26 213 (9.68%) Software Engineering
27 206 (9.36%) Linux
27 206 (9.36%) Azure
28 204 (9.27%) AngularJS

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 66 (3.00%) SharePoint
2 40 (1.82%) Apache Spark
3 33 (1.50%) MS Exchange
4 30 (1.36%) Confluence
5 27 (1.23%) Apache
6 19 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
7 18 (0.82%) CMS
8 17 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
9 15 (0.68%) IIS
10 12 (0.55%) JBoss
11 10 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (0.45%) OpenStack
12 9 (0.41%) Mule
12 9 (0.41%) Mule ESB
12 9 (0.41%) Oracle Workflow
12 9 (0.41%) Skype for Business
13 8 (0.36%) SAS
14 6 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (0.27%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.23%) Tornado
Applications
1 103 (4.68%) Microsoft Office
2 74 (3.36%) Microsoft Excel
3 42 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
5 19 (0.86%) MS Visio
6 16 (0.73%) Simulink
7 12 (0.55%) Figma
7 12 (0.55%) Sketch
7 12 (0.55%) SOLIDWORKS
8 11 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
9 7 (0.32%) NASTRAN
9 7 (0.32%) Siemens NX
10 6 (0.27%) OmniGraffle
11 4 (0.18%) InVision
11 4 (0.18%) Marvel
11 4 (0.18%) Photoshop
12 3 (0.14%) InfoPath
13 2 (0.091%) Abaqus
13 2 (0.091%) AutoCAD
13 2 (0.091%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 89 (4.04%) SAP S/4HANA
2 73 (3.32%) Dynamics AX
3 61 (2.77%) NetSuite
4 48 (2.18%) SAP PP
5 44 (2.00%) Oracle EBS
6 40 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
7 38 (1.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 37 (1.68%) SAP CO
8 37 (1.68%) SAP FI
8 37 (1.68%) SAP FI/CO
9 34 (1.54%) SAP SD
10 31 (1.41%) Oracle EBS R12
11 30 (1.36%) Dynamics NAV
12 28 (1.27%) SAP ERP
13 24 (1.09%) Oracle 11i
13 24 (1.09%) SAP MM
14 23 (1.04%) Magento
15 22 (1.00%) Oracle ERP
16 21 (0.95%) Oracle Applications
17 17 (0.77%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 206 (9.36%) Azure
2 176 (8.00%) AWS
3 96 (4.36%) SaaS
4 93 (4.23%) Dynamics 365
4 93 (4.23%) Office 365
5 73 (3.32%) GCP
6 36 (1.64%) Power Platform
7 30 (1.36%) Serverless
8 19 (0.86%) Amazon S3
9 18 (0.82%) Amazon EMR
10 17 (0.77%) IBM Cloud
11 16 (0.73%) Amazon Cognito
11 16 (0.73%) OneDrive
12 13 (0.59%) AWS Lambda
13 12 (0.55%) AWS CloudFormation
13 12 (0.55%) PaaS
14 11 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 10 (0.45%) Azure Stack
15 10 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
15 10 (0.45%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 73 (3.32%) DNS
2 61 (2.77%) DHCP
3 58 (2.64%) Internet
3 58 (2.64%) TCP/IP
4 45 (2.04%) Firewall
5 42 (1.91%) WAN
6 35 (1.59%) LAN
7 26 (1.18%) Wireless
8 24 (1.09%) Skype
9 20 (0.91%) Network Security
9 20 (0.91%) VLAN
9 20 (0.91%) VPN
10 17 (0.77%) SAN
11 15 (0.68%) Bluetooth
12 14 (0.64%) SNA
13 11 (0.50%) IP Telephony
13 11 (0.50%) Modbus
13 11 (0.50%) NetScaler
14 8 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
14 8 (0.36%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 302 (13.72%) SQL Server
2 68 (3.09%) MySQL
3 55 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
4 54 (2.45%) Relational Database
5 52 (2.36%) Big Data
6 44 (2.00%) NoSQL
7 42 (1.91%) Hadoop
7 42 (1.91%) SQL Server 2012
8 36 (1.64%) Oracle Database
9 34 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
9 34 (1.54%) Power BI
10 28 (1.27%) Amazon Redshift
10 28 (1.27%) Neo4j
10 28 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
10 28 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 27 (1.23%) Data Mining
12 26 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 23 (1.04%) Amazon Athena
13 23 (1.04%) MongoDB
14 22 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 189 (8.59%) Git (software)
2 90 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 77 (3.50%) Jenkins
4 74 (3.36%) JIRA
5 64 (2.91%) Visual Studio
6 43 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 41 (1.86%) JUnit
8 39 (1.77%) Selenium
9 37 (1.68%) Maven
10 30 (1.36%) Vagrant
11 28 (1.27%) Cucumber
12 26 (1.18%) Rational DOORS
13 21 (0.95%) Subversion
14 20 (0.91%) SpecFlow
15 19 (0.86%) Rational Rhapsody
16 16 (0.73%) IntelliJ
16 16 (0.73%) JMeter
17 13 (0.59%) SonarQube
18 12 (0.55%) Eclipse
18 12 (0.55%) webpack
General
1 907 (41.21%) Finance
2 654 (29.71%) Electronics
3 637 (28.94%) Telecoms
4 612 (27.81%) Marketing
5 593 (26.94%) Public Sector
6 286 (12.99%) Retail
7 113 (5.13%) Aerospace
8 80 (3.63%) Automotive
9 52 (2.36%) Banking
10 45 (2.04%) Military
11 44 (2.00%) Legal
12 17 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
13 13 (0.59%) General Ledger
13 13 (0.59%) Law
14 12 (0.55%) Games
15 10 (0.45%) Local Government
16 9 (0.41%) German Language
17 8 (0.36%) French Language
18 5 (0.23%) Billing
18 5 (0.23%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 431 (19.58%) Developer
2 311 (14.13%) Analyst
3 254 (11.54%) Consultant
4 163 (7.41%) Architect
5 120 (5.45%) Software Engineer
6 114 (5.18%) .NET Developer
7 112 (5.09%) Software Developer
8 104 (4.73%) SAP Consultant
9 86 (3.91%) Senior Developer
10 85 (3.86%) Business Analyst
11 84 (3.82%) Project Manager
12 75 (3.41%) Solutions Architect
13 73 (3.32%) C# Developer
14 72 (3.27%) Java Developer
15 67 (3.04%) Administrator
16 62 (2.82%) IT Support
17 61 (2.77%) .NET Software Developer
18 58 (2.64%) IT Manager
19 57 (2.59%) Support Analyst
20 53 (2.41%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (11.27%) .NET
2 204 (9.27%) AngularJS
3 187 (8.50%) HTML
4 155 (7.04%) CSS
5 146 (6.63%) Web Services
6 99 (4.50%) jQuery
7 98 (4.45%) ASP.NET
8 80 (3.63%) React
9 79 (3.59%) REST
10 74 (3.36%) SOAP
11 70 (3.18%) HTML5
12 69 (3.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 65 (2.95%) Node.js
14 58 (2.64%) .NET Core
14 58 (2.64%) XML
15 56 (2.54%) CSS3
16 55 (2.50%) Spring
17 51 (2.32%) JSON
18 49 (2.23%) Hibernate
19 48 (2.18%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 234 (10.63%) Analytical Skills
2 161 (7.31%) Management Information System
3 109 (4.95%) Greenfield Project
4 88 (4.00%) Life Science
5 84 (3.82%) Self-Motivation
6 72 (3.27%) FMCG
7 59 (2.68%) User Experience
8 55 (2.50%) Blog
9 48 (2.18%) Algorithms
10 46 (2.09%) Mobile App
11 35 (1.59%) Clustering
12 32 (1.45%) Data Centre
12 32 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
13 27 (1.23%) Virtual Team
14 25 (1.14%) Acoustics
15 22 (1.00%) Internet of Things
16 21 (0.95%) Robotics
17 20 (0.91%) Driving Licence
17 20 (0.91%) Embedded Systems
18 19 (0.86%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 276 (12.54%) Windows
2 206 (9.36%) Linux
3 108 (4.91%) Unix
4 80 (3.63%) Windows Server
5 53 (2.41%) Windows 10
6 41 (1.86%) Android
6 41 (1.86%) Windows Server 2012
7 31 (1.41%) Windows 7
8 27 (1.23%) Windows Server 2008
9 23 (1.04%) Solaris
9 23 (1.04%) Windows 8
10 21 (0.95%) Apple iOS
10 21 (0.95%) CentOS
11 15 (0.68%) Mac OS
12 14 (0.64%) Embedded Linux
13 9 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (0.32%) HPUX
14 7 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
15 6 (0.27%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.23%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 649 (29.49%) Business Intelligence
2 559 (25.40%) Programme Management
3 549 (24.94%) Digital Marketing
4 545 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
5 359 (16.31%) ERP
6 284 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
7 213 (9.68%) Software Engineering
8 194 (8.81%) Project Management
9 160 (7.27%) Logistics
10 146 (6.63%) CRM
10 146 (6.63%) Mentoring
11 144 (6.54%) Stakeholder Management
12 139 (6.32%) ITIL
13 134 (6.09%) DevOps
14 131 (5.95%) Analytics
15 123 (5.59%) Scrum
16 120 (5.45%) Computer Science
17 111 (5.04%) Migration
18 107 (4.86%) TDD
19 99 (4.50%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 381 (17.31%) JavaScript
2 379 (17.22%) SQL
3 302 (13.72%) C#
4 274 (12.45%) Java
5 271 (12.31%) Python
6 215 (9.77%) C++
7 152 (6.91%) C
8 76 (3.45%) T-SQL
9 75 (3.41%) PHP
10 47 (2.14%) MATLAB
11 46 (2.09%) TypeScript
12 42 (1.91%) Go
13 35 (1.59%) Bash Shell
13 35 (1.59%) Embedded C
13 35 (1.59%) Shell Script
14 31 (1.41%) Perl
15 30 (1.36%) R
16 29 (1.32%) VB
17 28 (1.27%) PowerShell
18 26 (1.18%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 387 (17.58%) Degree
2 138 (6.27%) Security Cleared
3 107 (4.86%) SC Cleared
4 46 (2.09%) DV Cleared
5 36 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
6 33 (1.50%) Cisco Certification
7 30 (1.36%) HND
8 29 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
9 28 (1.27%) CCNA
10 27 (1.23%) PhD
11 23 (1.04%) CISSP
11 23 (1.04%) ISTQB
12 20 (0.91%) PMI Certification
13 19 (0.86%) ISEB
13 19 (0.86%) PMP
14 18 (0.82%) CISM
14 18 (0.82%) MCSA
15 16 (0.73%) CCNP
16 14 (0.64%) DBS Check
16 14 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (4.04%) QA
2 64 (2.91%) GDPR
3 61 (2.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 36 (1.64%) SLA
5 24 (1.09%) Data Quality
5 24 (1.09%) PMO
6 17 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 16 (0.73%) PCI DSS
8 14 (0.64%) ISO 9001
9 13 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 15288
10 11 (0.50%) RMADS
11 10 (0.45%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 10 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 9 (0.41%) COBIT
13 7 (0.32%) Cyber Essentials
14 6 (0.27%) NIST
15 5 (0.23%) MISRA
15 5 (0.23%) PMBOK
16 4 (0.18%) BS25999
16 4 (0.18%) P3O
System Software
1 159 (7.22%) Active Directory
2 95 (4.32%) Docker
3 77 (3.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 47 (2.14%) Hyper-V
5 28 (1.27%) VirtualBox
6 26 (1.18%) Firmware
7 16 (0.73%) XenApp
8 12 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.45%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (0.45%) vSphere
10 8 (0.36%) XenDesktop
11 7 (0.32%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (0.23%) Terminal Services
12 5 (0.23%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.14%) vCloud
14 2 (0.091%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.045%) HDFS
15 1 (0.045%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 58 (2.64%) Kubernetes
2 48 (2.18%) Ansible
3 46 (2.09%) Terraform
4 28 (1.27%) Docker Swarm
5 26 (1.18%) SCCM
6 20 (0.91%) HP Quality Center
7 17 (0.77%) BMC PATROL
8 16 (0.73%) SCOM
9 14 (0.64%) Puppet
10 12 (0.55%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 12 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
11 10 (0.45%) Kibana
11 10 (0.45%) SCOrch
12 9 (0.41%) logstash
12 9 (0.41%) Nagios
13 7 (0.32%) Microsoft Intune
14 6 (0.27%) Cacti
14 6 (0.27%) Control-M
14 6 (0.27%) HP ALM
15 5 (0.23%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 838 (38.07%) SAP
2 419 (19.04%) Microsoft
3 217 (9.86%) Oracle
4 150 (6.82%) VMware
5 81 (3.68%) Google
6 58 (2.64%) Cisco
7 47 (2.14%) IBM
8 39 (1.77%) Salesforce.com
9 34 (1.54%) JD Edwards
9 34 (1.54%) Tableau
10 33 (1.50%) EMC
11 31 (1.41%) Cloudera
11 31 (1.41%) Red Hat
12 30 (1.36%) Citrix
13 29 (1.32%) Informatica
14 26 (1.18%) Hortonworks
14 26 (1.18%) HP
15 23 (1.04%) Xamarin
16 22 (1.00%) Talend
17 20 (0.91%) Veeam