Period
to 5 April 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 5 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
UK
6 months to
5 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 215 181 155
Rank change year-on-year -34 -26 +17
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 1,803 2,829 4,025
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 1.55% 1.90% 2.27%
As % of the General category 3.86% 4.70% 5.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1,412 2,126 3,167
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,875 £30,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.23% +3.33% +2.27%

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 46,689 60,186 76,421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.07% 40.35% 43.11%
Number of salaries quoted 35,433 45,593 59,828
Median annual salary £57,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.64% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,710 £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% - +5.88%

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 5 April 2020.

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 5 April 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 -44 1,577 £47,500 - 808
UK excluding London -24 1,418 £45,000 -3.23% 802
South East +43 425 £47,500 -13.64% 156
North of England -35 301 £44,000 -2.22% 163
London -49 255 £62,500 +8.70% 90
South West -37 244 £45,750 -3.68% 102
North West -3 201 £44,000 -5.38% 83
East of England +57 170 £50,000 +11.11% 107
Midlands -77 168 £45,000 +5.88% 190
Work from Home +16 158 £55,000 +15.79% 108
West Midlands -17 111 £45,500 -4.21% 101
Scotland +56 83 £50,000 - 46
Yorkshire -52 68 £40,000 -5.88% 63
East Midlands -89 55 £42,500 +6.25% 89
North East -10 32 £43,750 -23.91% 17
Wales -26 22 £38,250 -10.00% 39
Northern Ireland +18 5 £27,500 -35.29% 1

For the 6 months to 5 April 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.

1 612 (33.94%) Finance
2 522 (28.95%) SAP
3 409 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
4 392 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
4 392 (21.74%) Electronics
5 372 (20.63%) Microsoft
6 364 (20.19%) Marketing
7 354 (19.63%) Public Sector
8 352 (19.52%) Telecoms
9 333 (18.47%) SQL
10 330 (18.30%) Degree
11 319 (17.69%) Programme Management
12 315 (17.47%) JavaScript
13 310 (17.19%) Digital Marketing
14 299 (16.58%) ERP
15 250 (13.87%) Problem-Solving
16 240 (13.31%) Windows
17 237 (13.14%) C#
18 233 (12.92%) Retail
19 213 (11.81%) Software Engineering
20 208 (11.54%) .NET
20 208 (11.54%) SQL Server
20 208 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
21 202 (11.20%) Azure
22 200 (11.09%) Java
23 190 (10.54%) C++
23 190 (10.54%) Python
24 186 (10.32%) Project Management
25 182 (10.09%) C
26 181 (10.04%) Linux

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 43 (2.38%) SharePoint
2 40 (2.22%) Apache Spark
3 23 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
4 22 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
5 16 (0.89%) CMS
6 15 (0.83%) MS Exchange
7 12 (0.67%) Apache
8 11 (0.61%) IIS
9 10 (0.55%) Mule
9 10 (0.55%) Mule ESB
9 10 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
10 9 (0.50%) Confluence
11 7 (0.39%) OpenStack
12 6 (0.33%) JBoss
12 6 (0.33%) SAS
13 5 (0.28%) Oracle Coherence
13 5 (0.28%) Tomcat
13 5 (0.28%) Tornado
14 4 (0.22%) Exchange Server 2010
14 4 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 130 (7.21%) Microsoft Office
2 90 (4.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 39 (2.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (1.16%) Microsoft Project
5 17 (0.94%) AutoCAD
6 14 (0.78%) MS Visio
6 14 (0.78%) Simulink
7 9 (0.50%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.44%) Figma
8 8 (0.44%) Sketch
8 8 (0.44%) SOLIDWORKS
9 7 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
9 7 (0.39%) SketchUp
10 6 (0.33%) NASTRAN
10 6 (0.33%) OmniGraffle
10 6 (0.33%) Siemens NX
11 4 (0.22%) Abaqus
11 4 (0.22%) QuarkXPress
12 3 (0.17%) OrCAD
13 2 (0.11%) Revit
Business Applications
1 67 (3.72%) NetSuite
2 66 (3.66%) Dynamics AX
3 56 (3.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 39 (2.16%) Oracle EBS
5 37 (2.05%) Dynamics NAV
6 34 (1.89%) Magento
7 33 (1.83%) SAP S/4HANA
8 31 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 22 (1.22%) Oracle EBS R12
10 17 (0.94%) Oracle 11i
10 17 (0.94%) Oracle Applications
11 16 (0.89%) SAP PP
12 14 (0.78%) JDE OneWorld
12 14 (0.78%) SAP CO
12 14 (0.78%) SAP FI
12 14 (0.78%) SAP FI/CO
13 12 (0.67%) SAP MM
14 11 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
14 11 (0.61%) SAP ERP
15 9 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 202 (11.20%) Azure
2 131 (7.27%) AWS
3 105 (5.82%) Dynamics 365
4 82 (4.55%) Office 365
5 67 (3.72%) SaaS
6 53 (2.94%) GCP
7 39 (2.16%) Power Platform
8 31 (1.72%) Amazon EMR
9 28 (1.55%) IBM Cloud
10 18 (1.00%) Amazon S3
11 13 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
11 13 (0.72%) PaaS
12 12 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
12 12 (0.67%) Serverless
13 11 (0.61%) AWS CloudFormation
14 10 (0.55%) Google Analytics
15 9 (0.50%) Amazon Cognito
16 8 (0.44%) Azure Data Factory
17 7 (0.39%) GitHub
17 7 (0.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.00%) Internet
2 53 (2.94%) Firewall
3 50 (2.77%) DNS
4 48 (2.66%) TCP/IP
5 42 (2.33%) DHCP
6 28 (1.55%) LAN
6 28 (1.55%) WAN
7 21 (1.16%) Bluetooth
8 20 (1.11%) Wireless
9 17 (0.94%) Network Security
9 17 (0.94%) SAN
9 17 (0.94%) VPN
10 16 (0.89%) VLAN
11 15 (0.83%) SNA
11 15 (0.83%) VoIP
12 13 (0.72%) ZigBee
13 10 (0.55%) Unified Communications
14 8 (0.44%) Modbus
15 7 (0.39%) NetScaler
15 7 (0.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 49 (2.72%) NoSQL
3 48 (2.66%) MySQL
4 45 (2.50%) Hadoop
5 41 (2.27%) Big Data
6 38 (2.11%) Power BI
7 36 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 34 (1.89%) Neo4j
9 33 (1.83%) Amazon Redshift
10 31 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
10 31 (1.72%) Relational Database
11 30 (1.66%) Amazon Athena
12 29 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
13 28 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
14 24 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
15 22 (1.22%) Data Mining
16 19 (1.05%) Oracle Database
16 19 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
17 18 (1.00%) MongoDB
18 17 (0.94%) Electronic Patient Records
Development Applications
1 147 (8.15%) Git (software)
2 86 (4.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 64 (3.55%) Visual Studio
4 51 (2.83%) Jenkins
5 47 (2.61%) JIRA
6 35 (1.94%) Vagrant
7 34 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 21 (1.16%) JUnit
9 19 (1.05%) Subversion
10 17 (0.94%) Maven
11 16 (0.89%) Cucumber
12 13 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
12 13 (0.72%) Selenium
13 10 (0.55%) Rational Rhapsody
14 9 (0.50%) JBehave
14 9 (0.50%) LabVIEW
14 9 (0.50%) Visual Studio Code
15 8 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
16 7 (0.39%) Toad
17 6 (0.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 612 (33.94%) Finance
2 392 (21.74%) Electronics
3 364 (20.19%) Marketing
4 354 (19.63%) Public Sector
5 352 (19.52%) Telecoms
6 233 (12.92%) Retail
7 81 (4.49%) Aerospace
8 77 (4.27%) Automotive
9 45 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
10 44 (2.44%) Legal
11 35 (1.94%) Banking
12 34 (1.89%) Military
13 33 (1.83%) Law
14 15 (0.83%) Games
15 9 (0.50%) German Language
16 7 (0.39%) Polish Language
17 6 (0.33%) Billing
17 6 (0.33%) Local Government
18 5 (0.28%) Financial Institution
19 4 (0.22%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 352 (19.52%) Developer
2 224 (12.42%) Analyst
3 192 (10.65%) Consultant
4 122 (6.77%) Software Engineer
5 111 (6.16%) Architect
6 104 (5.77%) Software Developer
7 83 (4.60%) .NET Developer
8 69 (3.83%) IT Support
9 64 (3.55%) Solutions Architect
9 64 (3.55%) Support Analyst
10 62 (3.44%) Senior Developer
11 61 (3.38%) Project Manager
12 55 (3.05%) .NET Software Developer
12 55 (3.05%) Senior Software Engineer
13 52 (2.88%) C# Developer
13 52 (2.88%) Java Developer
14 47 (2.61%) IT Manager
15 46 (2.55%) Junior
16 45 (2.50%) Business Analyst
17 44 (2.44%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 208 (11.54%) .NET
2 178 (9.87%) HTML
3 174 (9.65%) AngularJS
4 138 (7.65%) Web Services
5 131 (7.27%) CSS
6 83 (4.60%) jQuery
7 70 (3.88%) SOAP
8 67 (3.72%) ASP.NET
9 62 (3.44%) React
9 62 (3.44%) REST
10 61 (3.38%) Node.js
11 51 (2.83%) .NET Core
12 50 (2.77%) HTML5
13 46 (2.55%) .NET Framework
14 45 (2.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 38 (2.11%) XSLT
16 37 (2.05%) WinForms
17 35 (1.94%) J2EE
17 35 (1.94%) Middleware
17 35 (1.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 208 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
2 142 (7.88%) Management Information System
3 96 (5.32%) Life Science
4 77 (4.27%) Greenfield Project
5 72 (3.99%) Self-Motivation
6 45 (2.50%) Blog
7 40 (2.22%) Algorithms
7 40 (2.22%) Driving Licence
8 38 (2.11%) Mobile App
9 33 (1.83%) FMCG
10 31 (1.72%) Acoustics
10 31 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
10 31 (1.72%) User Experience
11 29 (1.61%) Robotics
11 29 (1.61%) Virtual Team
12 25 (1.39%) Data Centre
13 23 (1.28%) Clustering
14 18 (1.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 15 (0.83%) Social Media
16 14 (0.78%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 240 (13.31%) Windows
2 181 (10.04%) Linux
3 81 (4.49%) Windows Server
4 69 (3.83%) Unix
5 49 (2.72%) Windows 10
6 40 (2.22%) Android
7 36 (2.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 32 (1.77%) Windows 7
9 30 (1.66%) Windows Server 2016
10 29 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
11 17 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
12 15 (0.83%) Apple iOS
13 13 (0.72%) Solaris
14 11 (0.61%) Windows 8
15 10 (0.55%) CentOS
16 8 (0.44%) Windows Server 2019
17 6 (0.33%) Mac OS
18 4 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 4 (0.22%) Ubuntu
18 4 (0.22%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 409 (22.68%) Agile Software Development
2 392 (21.74%) Business Intelligence
3 319 (17.69%) Programme Management
4 310 (17.19%) Digital Marketing
5 299 (16.58%) ERP
6 250 (13.87%) Problem-Solving
7 213 (11.81%) Software Engineering
8 186 (10.32%) Project Management
9 144 (7.99%) Analytics
10 132 (7.32%) CRM
11 131 (7.27%) Computer Science
12 124 (6.88%) Logistics
13 122 (6.77%) Migration
14 119 (6.60%) Stakeholder Management
15 117 (6.49%) Mentoring
16 97 (5.38%) ITIL
17 91 (5.05%) DevOps
18 87 (4.83%) Scrum
19 86 (4.77%) MVC
20 82 (4.55%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 333 (18.47%) SQL
2 315 (17.47%) JavaScript
3 237 (13.14%) C#
4 200 (11.09%) Java
5 190 (10.54%) C++
5 190 (10.54%) Python
6 182 (10.09%) C
7 66 (3.66%) T-SQL
8 56 (3.11%) PHP
9 50 (2.77%) Embedded C
10 41 (2.27%) MATLAB
11 39 (2.16%) Bash Shell
12 38 (2.11%) Go
13 31 (1.72%) VB.NET
14 27 (1.50%) TypeScript
15 26 (1.44%) VB
16 23 (1.28%) VB6
17 22 (1.22%) PowerShell
18 21 (1.16%) Shell Script
19 18 (1.00%) R
Qualifications
1 330 (18.30%) Degree
2 90 (4.99%) Security Cleared
3 64 (3.55%) SC Cleared
4 56 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
5 25 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
5 25 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 23 (1.28%) CCNA
7 21 (1.16%) DV Cleared
8 18 (1.00%) PMP
9 17 (0.94%) CISSP
9 17 (0.94%) HND
10 13 (0.72%) ACCA
10 13 (0.72%) Master's Degree
11 12 (0.67%) CESG Certified Professional
11 12 (0.67%) PMI Certification
12 11 (0.61%) CISM
12 11 (0.61%) MCSE
12 11 (0.61%) SANS
13 10 (0.55%) HNC
14 8 (0.44%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (3.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 55 (3.05%) GDPR
3 54 (3.00%) QA
4 26 (1.44%) SLA
5 23 (1.28%) PMO
6 16 (0.89%) ISO 9001
7 14 (0.78%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.67%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 12 (0.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 10 (0.55%) Data Quality
10 9 (0.50%) RMADS
11 8 (0.44%) Cyber Essentials
11 8 (0.44%) GxP
12 6 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 15288
13 5 (0.28%) IEC 61508
14 4 (0.22%) BS25999
14 4 (0.22%) IEC 62304
14 4 (0.22%) ISO 13485
14 4 (0.22%) JSP 440
15 3 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 117 (6.49%) Active Directory
2 78 (4.33%) Docker
3 75 (4.16%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (1.83%) VirtualBox
5 27 (1.50%) Firmware
6 23 (1.28%) Hyper-V
7 13 (0.72%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.39%) XenApp
9 6 (0.33%) KVM
9 6 (0.33%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.28%) vSphere
11 3 (0.17%) Microsoft App-V
12 2 (0.11%) HDFS
12 2 (0.11%) Oracle RAC
12 2 (0.11%) Snort
13 1 (0.055%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 62 (3.44%) Kubernetes
2 50 (2.77%) Ansible
3 44 (2.44%) Terraform
4 35 (1.94%) Docker Swarm
5 15 (0.83%) Puppet
6 9 (0.50%) SCCM
7 8 (0.44%) BMC PATROL
8 7 (0.39%) HP Quality Center
8 7 (0.39%) WSUS
9 6 (0.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 6 (0.33%) NetBackup
9 6 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
10 5 (0.28%) SCOM
10 5 (0.28%) SCOrch
11 4 (0.22%) Istio
11 4 (0.22%) Microsoft Clustering
12 3 (0.17%) Kibana
12 3 (0.17%) SCDPM
12 3 (0.17%) Single Sign-On
13 2 (0.11%) Mesos
Vendors
1 522 (28.95%) SAP
2 372 (20.63%) Microsoft
3 162 (8.99%) Oracle
4 116 (6.43%) VMware
5 72 (3.99%) Google
6 47 (2.61%) Salesforce.com
7 39 (2.16%) Cisco
7 39 (2.16%) Cloudera
7 39 (2.16%) IBM
8 36 (2.00%) JD Edwards
9 33 (1.83%) Hortonworks
10 28 (1.55%) Informatica
11 27 (1.50%) Xamarin
12 26 (1.44%) Veeam
13 24 (1.33%) EMC
14 22 (1.22%) HP
15 21 (1.16%) Red Hat
16 20 (1.11%) Dell
16 20 (1.11%) Sage
17 19 (1.05%) Citrix