Period
to

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 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
UK
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 142 155 209
Rank change year-on-year +13 +54 -22
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 5,139 2,519 1,306
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 2.83% 2.34% 1.65%
As % of the General category 4.28% 4.15% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2,218 1,792 879
10th Percentile £28,750 £30,750 £28,500
25th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £65,000 £75,000 £65,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £92,500 £79,600
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% - -1.04%

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 120,162 60,648 42,824
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 66.13% 56.26% 54.22%
Number of salaries quoted 54,430 39,037 33,331
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +8.11% +0.91% +4.76%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £97,500 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 4 July 2022.

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 4 July 2022. 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
England +16 4,401 £50,000 -4.76% 727
UK excluding London +47 3,120 £45,000 -5.26% 675
Work from Home -57 1,526 £56,250 +2.27% 167
London -21 1,329 £72,500 -3.33% 94
Midlands +65 761 £45,000 - 183
North of England +40 703 £45,000 - 162
South East +49 641 £52,250 +10.00% 108
North West +27 438 £47,500 -5.00% 83
South West +22 422 £45,000 -5.26% 101
East of England +16 389 £49,500 +4.21% 75
West Midlands +56 386 £45,000 - 103
East Midlands +40 373 £40,500 -10.00% 80
Yorkshire +6 224 £40,000 -5.88% 66
Scotland -41 107 £55,000 +10.00% 20
Wales +8 68 £40,000 -4.76% 18
North East +5 41 £41,250 +50.00% 13
Northern Ireland -9 38 £32,500 -4.41% 9

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, 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 2,308 (44.91%) Finance
2 2,048 (39.85%) Agile
3 1,368 (26.62%) Social Skills
4 1,292 (25.14%) Azure
5 1,187 (23.10%) Microsoft
6 1,169 (22.75%) JavaScript
7 1,070 (20.82%) Java
8 1,059 (20.61%) Life Science
9 1,037 (20.18%) Innovative Thinking
10 1,020 (19.85%) AWS
11 1,010 (19.65%) Public Sector
12 994 (19.34%) Python
13 958 (18.64%) SQL
14 956 (18.60%) Git (software)
15 942 (18.33%) Degree
16 896 (17.44%) SAP
16 896 (17.44%) Business Intelligence
17 875 (17.03%) Marketing
18 856 (16.66%) Google
19 849 (16.52%) Electronics
20 830 (16.15%) DevOps
21 826 (16.07%) Mentoring
22 824 (16.03%) .NET
23 790 (15.37%) Problem-Solving
24 785 (15.28%) Coaching
25 782 (15.22%) Microservices
26 768 (14.94%) Test Automation
27 766 (14.91%) GCP
28 750 (14.59%) CI/CD
29 708 (13.78%) Telecoms

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
1 218 (4.24%) Apache Spark
2 178 (3.46%) Apache
3 153 (2.98%) IIS
4 113 (2.20%) Tomcat
5 95 (1.85%) JBoss
6 94 (1.83%) SharePoint
7 69 (1.34%) WordPress
8 28 (0.54%) MS Exchange
9 17 (0.33%) Confluence
10 10 (0.19%) Apache Airflow
10 10 (0.19%) NetWeaver
11 8 (0.16%) CMS
11 8 (0.16%) SAS
11 8 (0.16%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.14%) nginx
13 6 (0.12%) Kinematics
14 5 (0.097%) OpenEdge
15 4 (0.078%) ColdFusion
15 4 (0.078%) Mendix
15 4 (0.078%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 339 (6.60%) Microsoft Office
2 160 (3.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 92 (1.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 53 (1.03%) CATIA
5 44 (0.86%) Sketch
6 30 (0.58%) MS Visio
6 30 (0.58%) Simulink
6 30 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
7 27 (0.53%) Photoshop
8 26 (0.51%) Adobe XD
9 23 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
10 14 (0.27%) InVision
11 13 (0.25%) Abaqus
12 12 (0.23%) AutoCAD
13 10 (0.19%) Zeplin
14 9 (0.18%) Campfire
14 9 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
15 6 (0.12%) CANalyzer
15 6 (0.12%) Windchill
16 5 (0.097%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 95 (1.85%) SAP S/4HANA
2 48 (0.93%) NetSuite
3 38 (0.74%) Magento
4 35 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
5 32 (0.62%) Dynamics CRM
6 25 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
6 25 (0.49%) SAP PP
6 25 (0.49%) Teamcenter
7 16 (0.31%) SAP CO
7 16 (0.31%) SAP FI
7 16 (0.31%) SAP FI/CO
8 15 (0.29%) JDE OneWorld
8 15 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
9 14 (0.27%) SAP SD
10 13 (0.25%) SAP ERP
10 13 (0.25%) SAP SCM
11 12 (0.23%) ENOVIA
12 10 (0.19%) SAP Business One
13 9 (0.18%) SAP PM
13 9 (0.18%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 1,292 (25.14%) Azure
2 1,020 (19.85%) AWS
3 766 (14.91%) GCP
4 678 (13.19%) Serverless
5 483 (9.40%) SaaS
6 445 (8.66%) Cloud Functions
7 319 (6.21%) AWS Lambda
8 294 (5.72%) Microsoft 365
9 292 (5.68%) OpenShift
10 209 (4.07%) PaaS
11 181 (3.52%) Azure DevOps
12 155 (3.02%) Dialogflow
12 155 (3.02%) Google App Engine
12 155 (3.02%) Google Compute Engine
12 155 (3.02%) Google Kubernetes Engine
13 124 (2.41%) Power Platform
14 119 (2.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 106 (2.06%) AWS CloudFormation
16 100 (1.95%) Azure Stack
17 98 (1.91%) AWS CodePipeline
Communications & Networking
1 360 (7.01%) Internet
2 252 (4.90%) Firewall
3 95 (1.85%) VPN
4 69 (1.34%) WAN
5 66 (1.28%) LAN
6 62 (1.21%) Wireless
7 50 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
8 45 (0.88%) DNS
9 40 (0.78%) TCP/IP
10 31 (0.60%) DHCP
11 26 (0.51%) Network Security
12 20 (0.39%) Broadband
12 20 (0.39%) SAN
12 20 (0.39%) VLAN
13 16 (0.31%) SD-WAN
13 16 (0.31%) Software-Defined Radio
14 14 (0.27%) FTP
15 11 (0.21%) DECT
15 11 (0.21%) Ethernet
15 11 (0.21%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 594 (11.56%) SQL Server
2 404 (7.86%) Relational Database
3 357 (6.95%) MySQL
4 293 (5.70%) MongoDB
5 271 (5.27%) PostgreSQL
6 260 (5.06%) NoSQL
7 198 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
8 196 (3.81%) Flink
9 158 (3.07%) BigQuery
10 155 (3.02%) Cloud Spanner
11 115 (2.24%) Power BI
12 78 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
13 72 (1.40%) Redis
14 63 (1.23%) Big Data
15 61 (1.19%) Data Lake
16 52 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 50 (0.97%) Tableau
18 40 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 37 (0.72%) Elasticsearch
20 34 (0.66%) DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 956 (18.60%) Git (software)
2 371 (7.22%) JIRA
3 366 (7.12%) Gradle
4 365 (7.10%) Maven
5 354 (6.89%) Jenkins
6 297 (5.78%) Subversion
7 195 (3.79%) Ant
8 181 (3.52%) JUnit
9 163 (3.17%) Mockito
10 108 (2.10%) Cypress.io
11 96 (1.87%) GitLab
12 81 (1.58%) Visual Studio
13 70 (1.36%) Selenium
14 69 (1.34%) Octopus Deploy
15 58 (1.13%) JMeter
16 50 (0.97%) Postman
17 42 (0.82%) SpecFlow
17 42 (0.82%) Visual Studio Code
18 34 (0.66%) Gatling
18 34 (0.66%) Protractor
General
1 2,308 (44.91%) Finance
2 1,368 (26.62%) Social Skills
3 1,010 (19.65%) Public Sector
4 875 (17.03%) Marketing
5 849 (16.52%) Electronics
6 708 (13.78%) Telecoms
7 570 (11.09%) Analytical Skills
8 527 (10.25%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 352 (6.85%) Automotive
10 315 (6.13%) Retail
11 268 (5.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 234 (4.55%) Legal
13 134 (2.61%) Aerospace
13 134 (2.61%) Influencing Skills
14 133 (2.59%) Local Government
15 123 (2.39%) Law
16 119 (2.32%) Presentation Skills
17 106 (2.06%) Games
18 84 (1.63%) Organisational Skills
19 59 (1.15%) Military
Job Titles
1 859 (16.72%) Developer
2 596 (11.60%) Analyst
3 384 (7.47%) Java Engineer
4 257 (5.00%) Software Engineer
5 224 (4.36%) Senior Developer
6 214 (4.16%) Graduate
7 201 (3.91%) Senior Java Engineer
8 183 (3.56%) Technical Leader
9 182 (3.54%) Security Analyst
10 178 (3.46%) Cloud Engineer
11 176 (3.42%) Principal Engineer
12 164 (3.19%) Information Analyst
12 164 (3.19%) Information Security Analyst
13 155 (3.02%) GCP Engineer
14 152 (2.96%) Consultant
15 151 (2.94%) Project Manager
16 149 (2.90%) DevOps Engineer
17 134 (2.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 126 (2.45%) Software Developer
19 115 (2.24%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 824 (16.03%) .NET
2 571 (11.11%) HTML
3 543 (10.57%) CSS
4 477 (9.28%) RESTful
5 442 (8.60%) React
6 374 (7.28%) ASP.NET
7 336 (6.54%) .NET Core
8 299 (5.82%) Node.js
9 273 (5.31%) Spring
10 233 (4.53%) JSON
11 198 (3.85%) JDBC
12 193 (3.76%) AngularJS
13 172 (3.35%) Hibernate
14 163 (3.17%) JPA
15 159 (3.09%) REST
16 155 (3.02%) Apache Beam
17 135 (2.63%) Vue.js
18 115 (2.24%) Sass
19 107 (2.08%) .NET Framework
20 96 (1.87%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 1,059 (20.61%) Life Science
2 461 (8.97%) Algorithms
3 409 (7.96%) Data Structures
4 367 (7.14%) User Experience
5 330 (6.42%) Linux Command Line
6 215 (4.18%) Cloud Native
6 215 (4.18%) Public Cloud
7 193 (3.76%) Self-Motivation
8 189 (3.68%) Management Information System
9 157 (3.06%) Legacy Applications
10 124 (2.41%) Greenfield Project
11 120 (2.34%) Driving Licence
12 101 (1.97%) Social Media
13 77 (1.50%) Industry 4.0
14 73 (1.42%) 3D Printing
15 59 (1.15%) Virtual Team
16 58 (1.13%) IoT
17 52 (1.01%) FMCG
18 47 (0.91%) Biotechnology
19 45 (0.88%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 433 (8.43%) Windows
2 296 (5.76%) Linux
3 288 (5.60%) Unix
4 219 (4.26%) Windows Server
5 61 (1.19%) Windows 10
6 49 (0.95%) Android
7 26 (0.51%) Apple iOS
7 26 (0.51%) CentOS
8 21 (0.41%) Windows 7
9 20 (0.39%) Windows Server 2019
10 15 (0.29%) Mac OS X
11 12 (0.23%) ThreadX
12 8 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 7 (0.14%) Windows Server 2016
13 7 (0.14%) Windows Vista
14 6 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
15 5 (0.097%) FreeRTOS
16 4 (0.078%) SUSE
16 4 (0.078%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2,048 (39.85%) Agile
2 1,037 (20.18%) Innovative Thinking
3 896 (17.44%) Business Intelligence
4 830 (16.15%) DevOps
5 826 (16.07%) Mentoring
6 790 (15.37%) Problem-Solving
7 785 (15.28%) Coaching
8 782 (15.22%) Microservices
9 768 (14.94%) Test Automation
10 750 (14.59%) CI/CD
11 694 (13.50%) Scrum
12 657 (12.78%) Programme Management
13 635 (12.36%) Digital Marketing
14 568 (11.05%) TDD
15 546 (10.62%) Software Engineering
16 505 (9.83%) BDD
17 480 (9.34%) Analytics
18 433 (8.43%) Full Stack Development
19 429 (8.35%) Project Management
20 409 (7.96%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1,169 (22.75%) JavaScript
2 1,070 (20.82%) Java
3 994 (19.34%) Python
4 958 (18.64%) SQL
5 568 (11.05%) C#
6 366 (7.12%) TypeScript
7 309 (6.01%) PHP
8 299 (5.82%) PowerShell
9 253 (4.92%) C
10 231 (4.50%) Perl
10 231 (4.50%) Ruby
11 209 (4.07%) Shell Script
12 186 (3.62%) C++
13 164 (3.19%) T-SQL
14 115 (2.24%) Bash
15 71 (1.38%) MATLAB
16 53 (1.03%) R
17 45 (0.88%) VB.NET
18 43 (0.84%) Elixir
18 43 (0.84%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 942 (18.33%) Degree
2 168 (3.27%) Security Cleared
3 128 (2.49%) SC Cleared
4 98 (1.91%) Computer Science Degree
5 70 (1.36%) Master's Degree
6 57 (1.11%) PhD
7 48 (0.93%) PMI Certification
8 44 (0.86%) ISTQB
9 39 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
10 38 (0.74%) PMP
11 33 (0.64%) CISSP
12 27 (0.53%) HND
13 26 (0.51%) CIPD
13 26 (0.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 25 (0.49%) DV Cleared
15 23 (0.45%) ISEB
16 19 (0.37%) CIMA
16 19 (0.37%) Cisco Certification
16 19 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 18 (0.35%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 463 (9.01%) QA
2 212 (4.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 184 (3.58%) Cyber Essentials
4 160 (3.11%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 158 (3.07%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 146 (2.84%) GRC
7 103 (2.00%) SLA
8 95 (1.85%) GDPR
9 77 (1.50%) GMP
10 69 (1.34%) Accessibility
11 44 (0.86%) ISO 9001
12 41 (0.80%) PCI DSS
13 35 (0.68%) NIST
14 29 (0.56%) Data Quality
15 24 (0.47%) GLP
16 23 (0.45%) PMO
17 19 (0.37%) GxP
18 17 (0.33%) Good Clinical Practice
19 15 (0.29%) GAMP
19 15 (0.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 532 (10.35%) Docker
2 262 (5.10%) Active Directory
3 122 (2.37%) Virtual Machines
4 98 (1.91%) Firmware
5 49 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
6 36 (0.70%) Hyper-V
7 27 (0.53%) Virtual Servers
8 13 (0.25%) vSphere
9 7 (0.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 7 (0.14%) XenApp
10 6 (0.12%) Lustre
11 4 (0.078%) Terminal Services
12 3 (0.058%) iptables
12 3 (0.058%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.058%) VMware NSX
13 1 (0.019%) Citrix Hypervisor
13 1 (0.019%) OpenAM
13 1 (0.019%) OpenDJ
13 1 (0.019%) OpenIDM
13 1 (0.019%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 654 (12.73%) Kubernetes
2 185 (3.60%) Terraform
3 150 (2.92%) Ansible
4 131 (2.55%) Puppet
5 126 (2.45%) Opscode Chef
6 44 (0.86%) Microsoft Intune
7 25 (0.49%) SCCM
8 12 (0.23%) ZABBIX
9 11 (0.21%) Trend Micro Deep Security
10 8 (0.16%) Grafana
11 7 (0.14%) Packer
12 6 (0.12%) vCenter Server
13 5 (0.097%) EMC NetWorker
13 5 (0.097%) MOM
13 5 (0.097%) Nagios
13 5 (0.097%) Single Sign-On
14 4 (0.078%) Prometheus
14 4 (0.078%) WSUS
15 3 (0.058%) Opsgenie
15 3 (0.058%) VxRail
Vendors
1 1,187 (23.10%) Microsoft
2 896 (17.44%) SAP
3 856 (16.66%) Google
4 146 (2.84%) Salesforce.com
5 137 (2.67%) Oracle
6 96 (1.87%) Splunk
7 85 (1.65%) VMware
8 71 (1.38%) Cisco
9 47 (0.91%) EMC
10 39 (0.76%) JD Edwards
11 37 (0.72%) Adobe
11 37 (0.72%) Siemens
12 36 (0.70%) Citrix
13 34 (0.66%) Red Hat
14 32 (0.62%) ServiceNow
15 26 (0.51%) Ruckus Wireless
16 24 (0.47%) Veeam
17 23 (0.45%) IBM
18 22 (0.43%) Apple
19 21 (0.41%) Informatica