Manufacturing Jobs in Wales

Manufacturing
UK > Wales

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 6 months to 24 May 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
24 May 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 15 121 88
Rank change year-on-year +106 -33 -17
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 186 17 54
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 8.79% 1.01% 2.73%
As % of the General category 16.30% 1.51% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 93 15 34
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,450 £26,000
25th Percentile £28,000 £22,125 £31,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £30,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.33% -29.41% +19.72%
75th Percentile £47,500 £38,625 £55,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,750 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -18.18% +10.00% -4.76%

All General Skills
Wales

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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for common skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 1,141 1,128 1,257
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 53.92% 67.14% 63.52%
Number of salaries quoted 779 517 761
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £31,569
25th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £43,257 £44,414 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -2.61% -6.50% +12.09%
75th Percentile £57,500 £57,931 £62,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £70,100 £75,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +9.09%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing Manufacturing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in Wales

Manufacturing
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Manufacturing in Wales.

Salary trend for Manufacturing in Wales

Manufacturing
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Manufacturing in Wales over the 6 months to 24 May 2024.

Salary histogram for Manufacturing in Wales

Manufacturing
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the Wales region over the 6 months to 24 May 2024. 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
North Wales +42 89 £45,000 +38.46% 26
South Wales +54 68 £30,000 +23.71% 95
West Wales - 18 £32,500 - 15
Mid Wales -1 8 £55,000 +29.41% 4
Manufacturing
UK

Manufacturing
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in Wales by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (2.15%) Microsoft Exchange
2 3 (1.61%) Confluence
2 3 (1.61%) Jupyter
2 3 (1.61%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.08%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (3.76%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Primavera
2 1 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.30%) Microsoft 365
2 6 (3.23%) Azure
2 6 (3.23%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (2.15%) Power Platform
4 1 (0.54%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 1 (0.54%) Entra ID
4 1 (0.54%) GitHub
4 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.23%) Ethernet
1 6 (3.23%) Firewall
2 4 (2.15%) LAN
2 4 (2.15%) Profibus
2 4 (2.15%) WAN
3 3 (1.61%) Cisco IOS
3 3 (1.61%) Internet
3 3 (1.61%) Network Security
3 3 (1.61%) SAN
3 3 (1.61%) VLAN
3 3 (1.61%) Wireless
4 2 (1.08%) RS-232
4 2 (1.08%) RS-422
4 2 (1.08%) RS-485
5 1 (0.54%) DHCP
5 1 (0.54%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (2.15%) Power BI
2 3 (1.61%) Metabase
3 2 (1.08%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.08%) QlikView
3 2 (1.08%) Tableau
4 1 (0.54%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (3.23%) Git
2 3 (1.61%) JIRA
2 3 (1.61%) Visual Studio Code
3 2 (1.08%) Subversion
General
1 94 (50.54%) Social Skills
2 68 (36.56%) Influencing Skills
2 68 (36.56%) Law
2 68 (36.56%) Presentation Skills
3 13 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (5.91%) Electronics
5 6 (3.23%) Marketing
5 6 (3.23%) Retail
6 5 (2.69%) Automotive
6 5 (2.69%) Finance
6 5 (2.69%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (2.15%) Inclusion and Diversity
8 3 (1.61%) Advertising
9 2 (1.08%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.54%) Billing
Job Titles
1 74 (39.78%) IT Engineer
2 70 (37.63%) Automation Engineer
2 70 (37.63%) Graduate
3 68 (36.56%) Graduate IT Engineer
3 68 (36.56%) IT Graduate
4 24 (12.90%) Senior
5 17 (9.14%) IT Technician
6 15 (8.06%) Project Manager
7 14 (7.53%) Senior IT Technician
7 14 (7.53%) Senior Technician
8 12 (6.45%) Quality Engineer
9 9 (4.84%) IT Manager
9 9 (4.84%) Test Technician
10 8 (4.30%) IT Support
11 7 (3.76%) Support Technician
11 7 (3.76%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (3.23%) Analyst
12 6 (3.23%) Automation Technician
12 6 (3.23%) Software Engineer
13 5 (2.69%) 2nd Line Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (0.54%) .NET
1 1 (0.54%) .NET Framework
1 1 (0.54%) Blazor
1 1 (0.54%) CSS
1 1 (0.54%) Django
1 1 (0.54%) Flask
1 1 (0.54%) GraphQL
1 1 (0.54%) HTML
1 1 (0.54%) Jinja
1 1 (0.54%) Pyramid
1 1 (0.54%) RESTful
1 1 (0.54%) WebAssembly
Miscellaneous
1 68 (36.56%) FMCG
2 8 (4.30%) Self-Motivation
3 5 (2.69%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.61%) Raspberry Pi
5 2 (1.08%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.08%) Driving Licence
5 2 (1.08%) FPGA
5 2 (1.08%) PCIe
5 2 (1.08%) VHDL
6 1 (0.54%) Distributed Systems
6 1 (0.54%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.54%) Life Science
6 1 (0.54%) Operational Technology
6 1 (0.54%) Security Posture
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.91%) Windows
2 9 (4.84%) Linux
3 7 (3.76%) Windows Server
4 4 (2.15%) FreeRTOS
4 4 (2.15%) VxWorks
4 4 (2.15%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.61%) CatOS
5 3 (1.61%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.54%) Android
6 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.54%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (45.16%) Problem-Solving
2 73 (39.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 68 (36.56%) Benchmarking
3 68 (36.56%) Lean Manufacturing
3 68 (36.56%) Lean Six Sigma
3 68 (36.56%) Order Management
3 68 (36.56%) Six Sigma
4 12 (6.45%) ERP
5 10 (5.38%) Disaster Recovery
5 10 (5.38%) Project Management
6 7 (3.76%) Computer Science
6 7 (3.76%) Configuration Management
7 6 (3.23%) Migration
7 6 (3.23%) Network Management
7 6 (3.23%) PRINCE2
7 6 (3.23%) Software Engineering
8 5 (2.69%) ITIL
8 5 (2.69%) Project Delivery
8 5 (2.69%) QMS
8 5 (2.69%) Quality Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (3.23%) C
1 6 (3.23%) SQL
2 5 (2.69%) Python
3 2 (1.08%) Bash
3 2 (1.08%) Embedded C
3 2 (1.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (1.08%) R
3 2 (1.08%) Shell Script
4 1 (0.54%) C#
4 1 (0.54%) C++
Qualifications
1 83 (44.62%) Degree
2 68 (36.56%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
3 8 (4.30%) HND
4 4 (2.15%) HNC
5 3 (1.61%) CCIE
5 3 (1.61%) CCNA
5 3 (1.61%) CCNP
5 3 (1.61%) Check Point Certification
5 3 (1.61%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (1.08%) Master's Degree
6 2 (1.08%) PMI Certification
6 2 (1.08%) PMP
7 1 (0.54%) CISSP
7 1 (0.54%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.54%) GIAC
7 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.38%) GMP
1 10 (5.38%) QA
2 7 (3.76%) PMO
3 6 (3.23%) Data Quality
4 4 (2.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 4 (2.15%) GLP
4 4 (2.15%) ISO 13485
5 3 (1.61%) SLA
6 1 (0.54%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 9 (4.84%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.15%) Firmware
3 3 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (6.99%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.23%) SAP
3 4 (2.15%) Meraki
3 4 (2.15%) QNX
4 3 (1.61%) CheckPoint
4 3 (1.61%) Cisco
4 3 (1.61%) Veeam
4 3 (1.61%) VMware
5 2 (1.08%) Altera
5 2 (1.08%) Cadence
5 2 (1.08%) EMC
5 2 (1.08%) Lattice Semiconductor
6 1 (0.54%) IFS
6 1 (0.54%) Thales