Period
to 21 May 2019

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 21 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
UK
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 180 163 162
Rank change year-on-year -17 -1 -6
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 2,732 3,614 3,641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 1.90% 2.10% 2.16%
As % of the General category 4.96% 5.10% 5.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,860 2,699 2,774
UK median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +6.67% -4.26%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £78,750 £77,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%

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 55,064 70,918 70,292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.20% 41.29% 41.63%
Number of salaries quoted 41,381 55,177 55,989
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £85,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -1.16%

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 21 May 2019.

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 21 May 2019. 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 -23 2,517 £50,000 +3.09% 1,172
UK excluding London -16 2,147 £47,500 +5.56% 1,201
South East -14 496 £55,000 +10.00% 255
North of England -36 494 £45,000 -10.00% 246
South West +7 439 £45,000 - 231
Midlands -15 439 £42,500 - 221
London -21 435 £57,500 -4.17% 87
North West -19 293 £46,500 -7.00% 111
East Midlands +38 244 £40,000 -11.11% 82
West Midlands -67 195 £47,500 +11.76% 138
East of England +10 162 £47,500 +5.56% 135
Yorkshire -22 156 £45,000 - 100
Scotland -12 72 £50,000 +22.70% 53
Wales +16 39 £40,000 +14.29% 60
North East -27 39 £43,750 -27.08% 35
Northern Ireland -28 8 £42,500 -5.56% 3

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 1,080 (39.53%) Finance
2 1,052 (38.51%) SAP
3 779 (28.51%) Agile Software Development
4 777 (28.44%) Business Intelligence
5 762 (27.89%) Marketing
6 745 (27.27%) Electronics
7 723 (26.46%) Telecoms
8 651 (23.83%) Programme Management
9 643 (23.54%) Digital Marketing
10 570 (20.86%) SQL
11 537 (19.66%) ERP
11 537 (19.66%) Degree
12 534 (19.55%) Microsoft
13 474 (17.35%) C#
14 392 (14.35%) JavaScript
15 337 (12.34%) SQL Server
15 337 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
16 331 (12.12%) Retail
17 330 (12.08%) Problem-Solving
18 325 (11.90%) Software Engineering
18 325 (11.90%) Java
19 313 (11.46%) .NET
20 280 (10.25%) HTML
21 269 (9.85%) C++
22 264 (9.66%) Windows
23 246 (9.00%) Oracle
24 244 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
25 236 (8.64%) Project Management
26 224 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
27 216 (7.91%) CSS

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 68 (2.49%) SharePoint
2 56 (2.05%) Apache
3 48 (1.76%) MS Exchange
4 44 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
5 23 (0.84%) Apache Spark
5 23 (0.84%) IIS
5 23 (0.84%) Oracle Workflow
6 16 (0.59%) Confluence
6 16 (0.59%) Skype for Business
7 15 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 14 (0.51%) IBM Notes
9 13 (0.48%) Tomcat
10 12 (0.44%) CMS
10 12 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
11 10 (0.37%) WebLogic
12 9 (0.33%) WordPress
13 7 (0.26%) NServiceBus
14 6 (0.22%) CICS
15 5 (0.18%) Kentico
15 5 (0.18%) WebSphere
Applications
1 136 (4.98%) Microsoft Office
2 75 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 23 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 21 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 16 (0.59%) SOLIDWORKS
6 15 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
7 14 (0.51%) Sketch
8 10 (0.37%) InVision
8 10 (0.37%) Windchill
9 9 (0.33%) Figma
9 9 (0.33%) Marvel
10 8 (0.29%) CATIA
11 7 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
12 5 (0.18%) AutoCAD
13 4 (0.15%) Adobe After Effects
13 4 (0.15%) PTC Creo
13 4 (0.15%) Simulink
13 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
14 3 (0.11%) Abaqus
14 3 (0.11%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 130 (4.76%) SAP S/4HANA
2 79 (2.89%) Dynamics AX
2 79 (2.89%) SAP SCM
3 76 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
3 76 (2.78%) SAP ERP
4 67 (2.45%) SAP MM
4 67 (2.45%) SAP PP
5 58 (2.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 56 (2.05%) SAP SD
7 53 (1.94%) Oracle EBS R12
8 52 (1.90%) Dynamics CRM
8 52 (1.90%) SAP CO
8 52 (1.90%) SAP FI
8 52 (1.90%) SAP FI/CO
9 51 (1.87%) Oracle ERP
10 50 (1.83%) SAP IBP
11 41 (1.50%) NetSuite
12 33 (1.21%) Dynamics NAV
12 33 (1.21%) SAP QM
13 32 (1.17%) SAP WM
Cloud Services
1 244 (8.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 224 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
3 156 (5.71%) SaaS
4 125 (4.58%) Office 365
5 86 (3.15%) Google Cloud Platform
6 71 (2.60%) Power Platform
7 63 (2.31%) GitHub
8 56 (2.05%) Dynamics 365
9 30 (1.10%) PaaS
10 26 (0.95%) Amazon S3
11 25 (0.92%) IaaS
12 22 (0.81%) Google Analytics
13 21 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
14 20 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
15 19 (0.70%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 19 (0.70%) CloudFront
15 19 (0.70%) Route 53
16 15 (0.55%) Serverless
17 10 (0.37%) Heroku
17 10 (0.37%) Oracle Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 79 (2.89%) TCP/IP
2 74 (2.71%) Firewall
3 50 (1.83%) LAN
3 50 (1.83%) Wireless
4 45 (1.65%) WAN
5 41 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
6 39 (1.43%) Internet
7 38 (1.39%) DNS
7 38 (1.39%) RS-485
8 37 (1.35%) Modbus
9 34 (1.24%) Bluetooth
9 34 (1.24%) DHCP
10 28 (1.02%) WLAN
11 27 (0.99%) FTP
12 25 (0.92%) Skype
13 23 (0.84%) VoIP
14 22 (0.81%) BGP
15 21 (0.77%) Ethernet
15 21 (0.77%) GSM
16 20 (0.73%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 337 (12.34%) SQL Server
2 90 (3.29%) Relational Database
3 88 (3.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 69 (2.53%) Power BI
5 67 (2.45%) MongoDB
6 62 (2.27%) Oracle Reports
7 57 (2.09%) Data Warehouse
8 54 (1.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 49 (1.79%) Big Data
10 47 (1.72%) Oracle Database
11 45 (1.65%) QlikView
12 44 (1.61%) SAP HANA
13 43 (1.57%) MySQL
14 42 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
14 42 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
15 40 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
16 35 (1.28%) NoSQL
17 31 (1.13%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
17 31 (1.13%) Redis
18 30 (1.10%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 203 (7.43%) Git (software)
2 105 (3.84%) Visual Studio
3 104 (3.81%) JIRA
4 98 (3.59%) Jenkins
5 66 (2.42%) Selenium
6 64 (2.34%) Team Foundation Server
7 54 (1.98%) TeamCity
8 45 (1.65%) Maven
9 37 (1.35%) Cucumber
10 29 (1.06%) Robot Framework
11 28 (1.02%) SpecFlow
12 25 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
13 21 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 21 (0.77%) Visual Studio Code
14 20 (0.73%) LabVIEW
14 20 (0.73%) webpack
15 19 (0.70%) Subversion
16 18 (0.66%) JIRA Agile
16 18 (0.66%) Protractor
17 17 (0.62%) PhpStorm
General
1 1,080 (39.53%) Finance
2 762 (27.89%) Marketing
3 745 (27.27%) Electronics
4 723 (26.46%) Telecoms
5 331 (12.12%) Retail
6 95 (3.48%) Aerospace
7 82 (3.00%) Automotive
8 69 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
9 67 (2.45%) Banking
10 54 (1.98%) Local Government
11 42 (1.54%) Military
12 38 (1.39%) Games
13 34 (1.24%) Legal
14 21 (0.77%) German Language
15 14 (0.51%) Law
16 10 (0.37%) Billing
17 9 (0.33%) Advertising
17 9 (0.33%) Front Office
18 7 (0.26%) Publishing
19 6 (0.22%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 501 (18.34%) Developer
2 436 (15.96%) Analyst
3 408 (14.93%) Consultant
4 193 (7.06%) Architect
5 164 (6.00%) SAP Consultant
6 158 (5.78%) Software Engineer
7 149 (5.45%) Business Analyst
8 116 (4.25%) .NET Developer
9 100 (3.66%) Support Analyst
10 99 (3.62%) Software Developer
11 83 (3.04%) C# Developer
11 83 (3.04%) Project Manager
12 76 (2.78%) IT Manager
13 68 (2.49%) Test Engineer
14 67 (2.45%) IT Support
15 64 (2.34%) SAP Analyst
16 63 (2.31%) Senior Developer
17 61 (2.23%) Solutions Architect
18 60 (2.20%) Systems Engineer
19 53 (1.94%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 313 (11.46%) .NET
2 280 (10.25%) HTML
3 216 (7.91%) CSS
4 189 (6.92%) AngularJS
5 168 (6.15%) Web Services
6 159 (5.82%) ASP.NET
7 103 (3.77%) HTML5
8 92 (3.37%) Node.js
9 90 (3.29%) React
10 81 (2.96%) REST
11 80 (2.93%) RESTful
12 79 (2.89%) Spring
13 75 (2.75%) XML
14 74 (2.71%) ASP.NET Web API
15 68 (2.49%) JSON
16 62 (2.27%) jQuery
17 58 (2.12%) SOAP
18 57 (2.09%) .NET Core
18 57 (2.09%) ASP.NET MVC
19 51 (1.87%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 337 (12.34%) Analytical Skills
2 158 (5.78%) Life Science
3 109 (3.99%) User Experience
4 96 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
5 90 (3.29%) FMCG
6 84 (3.07%) Management Information System
7 72 (2.64%) Algorithms
8 71 (2.60%) Embedded Systems
9 67 (2.45%) Enterprise Software
10 57 (2.09%) Data Centre
11 54 (1.98%) Blog
12 47 (1.72%) Greenfield Project
13 45 (1.65%) Driving Licence
14 43 (1.57%) Mobile App
15 33 (1.21%) CAN bus
16 31 (1.13%) Device Driver
17 30 (1.10%) Fintech
18 25 (0.92%) Data Structures
19 24 (0.88%) Client/Server
19 24 (0.88%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 264 (9.66%) Windows
2 181 (6.63%) Linux
3 102 (3.73%) Windows Server
4 74 (2.71%) Unix
5 68 (2.49%) Android
6 65 (2.38%) Apple iOS
7 41 (1.50%) Windows 10
8 29 (1.06%) FreeRTOS
9 27 (0.99%) Windows 7
10 25 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
11 21 (0.77%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (0.62%) AIX
13 13 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
14 8 (0.29%) Windows XP
15 6 (0.22%) Mac OS
15 6 (0.22%) MVS
15 6 (0.22%) Solaris
15 6 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
16 5 (0.18%) Windows 8
16 5 (0.18%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 779 (28.51%) Agile Software Development
2 777 (28.44%) Business Intelligence
3 651 (23.83%) Programme Management
4 643 (23.54%) Digital Marketing
5 537 (19.66%) ERP
6 330 (12.08%) Problem-Solving
7 325 (11.90%) Software Engineering
8 236 (8.64%) Project Management
9 211 (7.72%) Scrum
10 205 (7.50%) Logistics
11 201 (7.36%) Stakeholder Management
12 194 (7.10%) Test Automation
13 177 (6.48%) DevOps
14 170 (6.22%) Analytics
15 168 (6.15%) TDD
16 164 (6.00%) ITIL
17 158 (5.78%) MVC
18 143 (5.23%) OO
19 140 (5.12%) Migration
20 139 (5.09%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 570 (20.86%) SQL
2 474 (17.35%) C#
3 392 (14.35%) JavaScript
4 325 (11.90%) Java
5 269 (9.85%) C++
6 193 (7.06%) Python
7 171 (6.26%) C
8 143 (5.23%) T-SQL
9 96 (3.51%) PHP
10 74 (2.71%) VB
11 58 (2.12%) PL/SQL
12 56 (2.05%) VB.NET
13 46 (1.68%) PowerShell
14 42 (1.54%) Bash Shell
15 39 (1.43%) TypeScript
16 36 (1.32%) R
17 31 (1.13%) VB6
18 30 (1.10%) Go
19 26 (0.95%) Embedded C
20 22 (0.81%) RPG
Qualifications
1 537 (19.66%) Degree
2 134 (4.90%) Security Cleared
3 94 (3.44%) SC Cleared
4 72 (2.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 50 (1.83%) DV Cleared
5 50 (1.83%) ISTQB
6 49 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
7 43 (1.57%) ISEB
8 39 (1.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 38 (1.39%) PMI Certification
10 37 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
11 30 (1.10%) CCNP
12 25 (0.92%) APMP
13 22 (0.81%) PMP
13 22 (0.81%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 20 (0.73%) CCIE
15 19 (0.70%) CCNA
15 19 (0.70%) HND
16 16 (0.59%) HNC
17 15 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 181 (6.63%) QA
2 58 (2.12%) SLA
3 39 (1.43%) ISO 9001
4 36 (1.32%) GDPR
5 32 (1.17%) Data Quality
6 29 (1.06%) PMO
7 22 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 12 (0.44%) PCI DSS
9 11 (0.40%) 21 CFR Part 11
10 8 (0.29%) ISO 13485
11 7 (0.26%) Def Stans
12 6 (0.22%) HMG Security Policy Framework
13 4 (0.15%) HMG Infosec
13 4 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 15288
13 4 (0.15%) JSP 440
13 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
14 3 (0.11%) Cyber Essentials
14 3 (0.11%) GxP
15 2 (0.073%) GAMP
15 2 (0.073%) GMP
System Software
1 150 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 98 (3.59%) Firmware
3 65 (2.38%) Docker
4 52 (1.90%) VMware Infrastructure
5 30 (1.10%) Hyper-V
6 19 (0.70%) Varnish
7 13 (0.48%) vSphere
8 12 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
9 9 (0.33%) BitLocker
10 8 (0.29%) VirtualBox
11 5 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
11 5 (0.18%) XenApp
12 4 (0.15%) ISA Server
12 4 (0.15%) XenDesktop
13 3 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
13 3 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
14 2 (0.073%) Apache Flume
14 2 (0.073%) HDFS
14 2 (0.073%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 39 (1.43%) Kubernetes
2 28 (1.02%) SCCM
3 19 (0.70%) Ansible
3 19 (0.70%) Terraform
4 13 (0.48%) Puppet
5 12 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
6 10 (0.37%) SCOM
7 9 (0.33%) Cisco Prime
8 8 (0.29%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
9 7 (0.26%) SCOrch
10 6 (0.22%) Data Guard
10 6 (0.22%) Grafana
11 5 (0.18%) Graphite
11 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 5 (0.18%) Oracle RMAN
12 4 (0.15%) MOM
12 4 (0.15%) NetBackup
12 4 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
12 4 (0.15%) Packer
Vendors
1 1,052 (38.51%) SAP
2 534 (19.55%) Microsoft
3 246 (9.00%) Oracle
4 146 (5.34%) VMware
5 111 (4.06%) Google
6 90 (3.29%) Cisco
7 68 (2.49%) EMC
8 62 (2.27%) JD Edwards
9 44 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
10 34 (1.24%) Cognos
10 34 (1.24%) Rackspace
11 33 (1.21%) Dell
12 32 (1.17%) HP
13 31 (1.13%) Infor
14 30 (1.10%) Sage
15 28 (1.02%) Tableau
16 27 (0.99%) Ariba
17 26 (0.95%) Citrix
18 24 (0.88%) NetApp
19 23 (0.84%) McAfee