Period
to 19 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 6 months to 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 58 61 57
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 -11
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 367 418 529
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.26% 4.22% 4.48%
As % of the General category 11.64% 11.17% 11.58%
Number of salaries quoted 234 280 284
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -5.88%
10th Percentile £24,975 £27,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £75,950 £87,875 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 the West Midlands with a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,152 3,741 4,568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 36.56% 37.73% 38.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,353 2,959 3,468
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -2.44% -3.53%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,455
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +1.94% +3.00%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Manufacturing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Manufacturing in the West Midlands

Manufacturing
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Manufacturing in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Manufacturing in the West Midlands

Manufacturing
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Manufacturing in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Manufacturing in the West Midlands

Manufacturing
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Manufacturing within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 October 2018. 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
Birmingham +10 135 £47,500 +18.75% 64
Coventry +2 60 £45,000 -25.00% 32
Staffordshire +8 25 £47,500 +54.47% 26
Warwickshire +15 20 £45,000 +13.92% 24
Dudley - 17 £34,000 - 4
Worcestershire +1 16 £25,250 -34.42% 18
Shropshire +23 13 £27,500 -26.67% 10
Solihull -14 13 £42,500 -51.43% 6
Wolverhampton +8 4 £36,000 -37.39% 7
Walsall - 4 £32,500 - 8
Herefordshire +7 3 £32,500 -23.53% 10
Stourbridge +1 2 £52,000 -30.67% 1
Tipton - 2 £35,500 - 4
Halesowen - 2 £72,500 - 1
Wednesbury - 1 £57,500 -
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 141 (38.42%) SAP
2 123 (33.51%) Finance
3 93 (25.34%) Retail
4 69 (18.80%) ERP
5 62 (16.89%) SQL
5 62 (16.89%) Problem-Solving
6 53 (14.44%) Microsoft
6 53 (14.44%) C#
7 52 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
8 51 (13.90%) Windows
9 48 (13.08%) Self-Motivation
10 42 (11.44%) Publishing
11 41 (11.17%) Automotive
12 40 (10.90%) SQL Server
13 39 (10.63%) Project Management
14 38 (10.35%) Agile Software Development
15 37 (10.08%) Logistics
16 35 (9.54%) SAP APO
17 34 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
18 32 (8.72%) Microsoft Office
18 32 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
19 30 (8.17%) ITIL
19 30 (8.17%) SAP SCM
20 29 (7.90%) Degree
21 27 (7.36%) Project Planning
21 27 (7.36%) Active Directory
21 27 (7.36%) SAP S/4HANA
22 26 (7.08%) Mentoring
22 26 (7.08%) Coaching
23 24 (6.54%) PRINCE2

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 9 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2007
1 9 (2.45%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (2.45%) MS Exchange
2 8 (2.18%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.63%) CMS
3 6 (1.63%) IIS
4 3 (0.82%) NetWeaver
Applications
1 32 (8.72%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (6.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (3.81%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (1.36%) Houdini
4 5 (1.36%) Maya
5 3 (0.82%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.82%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.82%) PTC Creo
6 2 (0.54%) SOLIDWORKS
6 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.27%) Autodesk Inventor
7 1 (0.27%) Mingle
7 1 (0.27%) Pro/ENGINEER
7 1 (0.27%) Simulink
7 1 (0.27%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 35 (9.54%) SAP APO
2 30 (8.17%) SAP SCM
3 27 (7.36%) SAP S/4HANA
4 23 (6.27%) SAP EWM
5 20 (5.45%) SAP PP
6 17 (4.63%) SAP QM
7 16 (4.36%) SAP SD
8 13 (3.54%) Dynamics AX
8 13 (3.54%) SAP CO
8 13 (3.54%) SAP FI
8 13 (3.54%) SAP FI/CO
9 12 (3.27%) SAP ERP
10 8 (2.18%) SAP Business One
10 8 (2.18%) SAP WM
11 7 (1.91%) Dynamics NAV
11 7 (1.91%) NetSuite
12 6 (1.63%) SAP VC
12 6 (1.63%) Teamcenter
13 5 (1.36%) SAP PM
14 4 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.45%) Office 365
2 12 (3.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (3.27%) SuccessFactors
3 11 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.63%) IaaS
5 5 (1.36%) SaaS
6 2 (0.54%) Dropbox
6 2 (0.54%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.27%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.45%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.45%) DHCP
2 9 (2.45%) DNS
3 8 (2.18%) Firewall
3 8 (2.18%) WAN
4 6 (1.63%) SSL
4 6 (1.63%) VPN
5 5 (1.36%) LAN
6 2 (0.54%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.54%) Skype
6 2 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.27%) FlexRay
7 1 (0.27%) Intranet
7 1 (0.27%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.27%) Network Security
7 1 (0.27%) RFID
7 1 (0.27%) RS-485
7 1 (0.27%) SNMP
7 1 (0.27%) Wireless
7 1 (0.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (10.90%) SQL Server
2 10 (2.72%) SAP HANA
3 7 (1.91%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (1.91%) MySQL
3 7 (1.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.09%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.82%) RDBMS
6 3 (0.82%) SAP BW
7 2 (0.54%) Big Data
7 2 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (0.54%) Power BI
7 2 (0.54%) QlikView
8 1 (0.27%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.27%) CouchDB
8 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.27%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 21 (5.72%) Visual Studio
2 16 (4.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (2.18%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.09%) eCATT
4 4 (1.09%) LSMW
5 1 (0.27%) CANoe
5 1 (0.27%) LabVIEW
General
1 123 (33.51%) Finance
2 93 (25.34%) Retail
3 42 (11.44%) Publishing
4 41 (11.17%) Automotive
5 15 (4.09%) Marketing
6 12 (3.27%) Electronics
7 8 (2.18%) Advertising
8 7 (1.91%) Legal
8 7 (1.91%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.63%) Banking
9 6 (1.63%) Law
10 5 (1.36%) Billing
11 3 (0.82%) Back Office
12 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.54%) General Ledger
13 1 (0.27%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 59 (16.08%) Analyst
2 56 (15.26%) Consultant
3 42 (11.44%) Developer
4 38 (10.35%) SAP Consultant
5 37 (10.08%) Architect
6 24 (6.54%) Project Manager
7 21 (5.72%) C# Developer
7 21 (5.72%) Support Analyst
8 20 (5.45%) IT Support
9 19 (5.18%) SAP Architect
10 16 (4.36%) Business Analyst
11 15 (4.09%) Senior Manager
11 15 (4.09%) Support Engineer
12 14 (3.81%) Senior Project Manager
13 12 (3.27%) IT Analyst
13 12 (3.27%) SAP SCM Architect
13 12 (3.27%) Senior Architect
14 11 (3.00%) SAP APO Consultant
15 10 (2.72%) 3rd Line Support
15 10 (2.72%) SAP PP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (5.72%) .NET
2 17 (4.63%) CSS
2 17 (4.63%) Web Services
3 16 (4.36%) ASP.NET
4 12 (3.27%) EDI
5 11 (3.00%) HTML
6 9 (2.45%) .NET Framework
6 9 (2.45%) Entity Framework
6 9 (2.45%) WinForms
7 7 (1.91%) HTML5
7 7 (1.91%) jQuery
7 7 (1.91%) XML
8 6 (1.63%) JSON
8 6 (1.63%) LINQ
8 6 (1.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (1.63%) WCF
9 5 (1.36%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 4 (1.09%) AngularJS
10 4 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (1.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 52 (14.17%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (13.08%) Self-Motivation
3 23 (6.27%) Management Information System
4 18 (4.90%) Data Centre
5 14 (3.81%) FMCG
6 10 (2.72%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.91%) Industry 4.0
8 6 (1.63%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.63%) SCADA
9 5 (1.36%) Augmented Reality
10 4 (1.09%) LIMS
11 3 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
11 3 (0.82%) Handset
12 2 (0.54%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.54%) Social Media
12 2 (0.54%) User Experience
13 1 (0.27%) Algorithms
13 1 (0.27%) EPoS
13 1 (0.27%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 51 (13.90%) Windows
2 20 (5.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 17 (4.63%) Windows 7
4 14 (3.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (3.27%) Windows Server
6 11 (3.00%) Windows XP
7 9 (2.45%) Windows 8
7 9 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (1.63%) Linux
8 6 (1.63%) Windows 10
9 1 (0.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (18.80%) ERP
2 62 (16.89%) Problem-Solving
3 39 (10.63%) Project Management
4 38 (10.35%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (10.08%) Logistics
6 34 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 32 (8.72%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (8.17%) ITIL
9 27 (7.36%) Project Planning
10 26 (7.08%) Coaching
10 26 (7.08%) Mentoring
11 24 (6.54%) PRINCE2
12 22 (5.99%) Migration
13 19 (5.18%) Analytics
13 19 (5.18%) CRM
13 19 (5.18%) Integration Testing
13 19 (5.18%) Presales
14 18 (4.90%) Decision-Making
15 15 (4.09%) Business Intelligence
16 14 (3.81%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 62 (16.89%) SQL
2 53 (14.44%) C#
3 20 (5.45%) Python
4 18 (4.90%) C
5 17 (4.63%) C++
6 16 (4.36%) Java
6 16 (4.36%) JavaScript
7 10 (2.72%) VB.NET
8 9 (2.45%) ABAP
9 6 (1.63%) VB
10 4 (1.09%) Bash Shell
10 4 (1.09%) Perl
11 3 (0.82%) PHP
12 2 (0.54%) VBA
12 2 (0.54%) X++
13 1 (0.27%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.27%) Google Apps Script
13 1 (0.27%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.27%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (7.90%) Degree
2 16 (4.36%) Security Cleared
3 14 (3.81%) APMP
4 6 (1.63%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 5 (1.36%) BC Cleared
6 4 (1.09%) HNC
6 4 (1.09%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.82%) CPIM
7 3 (0.82%) HND
7 3 (0.82%) TOGAF Certification
8 2 (0.54%) CIPD
8 2 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (0.54%) ISEB
8 2 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
8 2 (0.54%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.27%) CISA
9 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.27%) CISM
9 1 (0.27%) CISSP
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.27%) GDPR
2 11 (3.00%) QA
3 6 (1.63%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.63%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.63%) PMO
3 6 (1.63%) SLA
4 2 (0.54%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.27%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.27%) IASME
5 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 27 (7.36%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.45%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.82%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.27%) Firmware
4 1 (0.27%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.27%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Clustering
1 1 (0.27%) SCCM
1 1 (0.27%) WSUS
Vendors
1 141 (38.42%) SAP
2 53 (14.44%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.81%) VMware
4 8 (2.18%) EMC
4 8 (2.18%) HP
4 8 (2.18%) Oracle
5 7 (1.91%) Epicor
5 7 (1.91%) JD Edwards
5 7 (1.91%) Mitel
5 7 (1.91%) WatchGuard
6 6 (1.63%) LexisNexis
6 6 (1.63%) Sage
7 5 (1.36%) Google
8 4 (1.09%) IFS
8 4 (1.09%) Infor
8 4 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (0.82%) Baan
9 3 (0.82%) Kronos
9 3 (0.82%) Northgate
9 3 (0.82%) ServiceNow