Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 75 45 69
Rank change year-on-year -30 +24 -13
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 293 509 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 3.58% 5.09% 3.95%
As % of the General category 10.21% 13.53% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 188 323 287
West Midlands median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.22% +7.14% -1.18%
10th Percentile £26,925 £29,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £48,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% -5.00%

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 2,870 3,761 4,326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 35.06% 37.64% 38.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2,138 2,922 3,367
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,525 £25,750
90th Percentile £71,250 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -45 94 £61,250 +44.12% 65
Coventry +4 61 £43,750 -27.08% 23
Staffordshire -13 19 £45,000 +21.62% 24
Solihull -13 13 £50,000 -42.86% 4
Dudley - 13 £33,000 - 1
Warwickshire -4 10 £42,000 +6.33% 23
Worcestershire -19 9 £30,000 -20.00% 14
Shropshire -1 6 £45,000 +7.14% 10
Herefordshire -6 5 £35,000 -18.60% 4
Walsall - 4 £32,500 - 14
Wolverhampton +10 3 £43,000 +14.67% 7
Stourbridge 0 2 £52,000 -30.67% 5
Halesowen - 2 £72,500 - 6
Wednesbury +2 1 £57,500 +53.33% 3
Tipton - 1 £35,500 - 3
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 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.

1 112 (38.23%) SAP
2 89 (30.38%) Finance
3 64 (21.84%) ERP
4 61 (20.82%) Retail
5 49 (16.72%) SQL
6 48 (16.38%) Microsoft
7 45 (15.36%) Problem-Solving
8 44 (15.02%) Automotive
9 43 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
10 41 (13.99%) Project Management
11 37 (12.63%) C#
12 34 (11.60%) Stakeholder Management
12 34 (11.60%) SAP APO
12 34 (11.60%) Logistics
13 32 (10.92%) Self-Motivation
14 31 (10.58%) SQL Server
15 30 (10.24%) PRINCE2
15 30 (10.24%) Windows
15 30 (10.24%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (9.22%) Project Planning
17 24 (8.19%) SAP SCM
18 23 (7.85%) ITIL
18 23 (7.85%) Microsoft Office
18 23 (7.85%) SAP S/4HANA
19 22 (7.51%) Publishing
19 22 (7.51%) Degree
19 22 (7.51%) Continuous Improvement
20 21 (7.17%) Coaching
21 20 (6.83%) Mentoring
21 20 (6.83%) SAP PP

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 5 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2007
1 5 (1.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (1.71%) MS Exchange
2 3 (1.02%) NetWeaver
3 2 (0.68%) Apache
3 2 (0.68%) Kinematics
3 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.68%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.68%) WebLogic
3 2 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (7.85%) Microsoft Office
2 13 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 11 (3.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (1.02%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.68%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.68%) Windchill
6 1 (0.34%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 34 (11.60%) SAP APO
2 24 (8.19%) SAP SCM
3 23 (7.85%) SAP S/4HANA
4 20 (6.83%) SAP PP
5 19 (6.48%) SAP EWM
6 15 (5.12%) SAP ERP
7 14 (4.78%) SAP SD
8 13 (4.44%) SAP CO
8 13 (4.44%) SAP FI
8 13 (4.44%) SAP FI/CO
9 12 (4.10%) SAP QM
10 10 (3.41%) Dynamics AX
11 9 (3.07%) SAP VC
12 8 (2.73%) SAP Business One
12 8 (2.73%) SAP WM
12 8 (2.73%) Teamcenter
13 6 (2.05%) Dynamics NAV
13 6 (2.05%) NetSuite
14 5 (1.71%) SAP PM
15 4 (1.37%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.14%) Office 365
2 15 (5.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (3.75%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.05%) IaaS
5 5 (1.71%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.34%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.39%) TCP/IP
1 7 (2.39%) WAN
2 5 (1.71%) DHCP
2 5 (1.71%) DNS
3 4 (1.37%) Firewall
3 4 (1.37%) LAN
4 2 (0.68%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.68%) VPN
4 2 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.34%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.34%) FlexRay
5 1 (0.34%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.34%) Network Security
5 1 (0.34%) RS-485
5 1 (0.34%) SNMP
5 1 (0.34%) VLAN
5 1 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (10.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.41%) SAP HANA
3 8 (2.73%) MySQL
4 5 (1.71%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.02%) Power BI
5 3 (1.02%) QlikView
5 3 (1.02%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.02%) SAP BW
6 2 (0.68%) Big Data
6 2 (0.68%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.34%) CouchDB
7 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.34%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.34%) OLAP
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (6.48%) Visual Studio
2 10 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (2.05%) Git (software)
4 3 (1.02%) eCATT
4 3 (1.02%) LSMW
General
1 89 (30.38%) Finance
2 61 (20.82%) Retail
3 44 (15.02%) Automotive
4 22 (7.51%) Publishing
5 8 (2.73%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.39%) Advertising
6 7 (2.39%) Electronics
6 7 (2.39%) Marketing
7 5 (1.71%) Aerospace
8 4 (1.37%) Billing
9 3 (1.02%) General Ledger
10 2 (0.68%) Back Office
11 1 (0.34%) Avionics
11 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 48 (16.38%) Consultant
2 45 (15.36%) Analyst
3 35 (11.95%) SAP Consultant
4 34 (11.60%) Developer
5 26 (8.87%) Architect
5 26 (8.87%) Project Manager
6 17 (5.80%) IT Support
7 16 (5.46%) Business Analyst
7 16 (5.46%) C# Developer
8 14 (4.78%) Senior Manager
9 13 (4.44%) Senior Project Manager
10 11 (3.75%) SAP Architect
11 10 (3.41%) SAP APO Consultant
11 10 (3.41%) Support Analyst
12 9 (3.07%) IT Technician
12 9 (3.07%) SAP Manager
12 9 (3.07%) SAP PP Consultant
12 9 (3.07%) Support Engineer
13 8 (2.73%) SAP SCM Architect
13 8 (2.73%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (5.12%) .NET
2 12 (4.10%) CSS
2 12 (4.10%) EDI
2 12 (4.10%) HTML
3 9 (3.07%) ASP.NET
3 9 (3.07%) Web Services
4 8 (2.73%) HTML5
5 7 (2.39%) XML
6 6 (2.05%) WinForms
7 4 (1.37%) Middleware
7 4 (1.37%) SAP Core Interface
8 3 (1.02%) AngularJS
8 3 (1.02%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (1.02%) IDoc
8 3 (1.02%) Node.js
9 2 (0.68%) CSS3
9 2 (0.68%) React
9 2 (0.68%) REST
9 2 (0.68%) RESTful
9 2 (0.68%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 43 (14.68%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (10.92%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (5.80%) Data Centre
3 17 (5.80%) Management Information System
4 10 (3.41%) FMCG
5 7 (2.39%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.05%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.05%) SCADA
7 5 (1.71%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.37%) Analytical Mindset
8 4 (1.37%) Industry 4.0
8 4 (1.37%) PMI
9 3 (1.02%) Handset
9 3 (1.02%) LIMS
10 2 (0.68%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.68%) Machine to Machine
10 2 (0.68%) Social Media
10 2 (0.68%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 30 (10.24%) Windows
2 9 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (2.73%) Windows XP
4 6 (2.05%) Linux
4 6 (2.05%) Windows 7
4 6 (2.05%) Windows 8
5 5 (1.71%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.37%) VMS
6 4 (1.37%) Windows 10
7 3 (1.02%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.34%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (21.84%) ERP
2 45 (15.36%) Problem-Solving
3 41 (13.99%) Project Management
4 34 (11.60%) Logistics
4 34 (11.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 30 (10.24%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (10.24%) PRINCE2
6 27 (9.22%) Project Planning
7 23 (7.85%) ITIL
8 22 (7.51%) Continuous Improvement
9 21 (7.17%) Coaching
10 20 (6.83%) Mentoring
11 15 (5.12%) Migration
12 14 (4.78%) Data Protection
13 13 (4.44%) Knowledge Management
13 13 (4.44%) Matrix Organization
14 12 (4.10%) PLM
15 11 (3.75%) Change Management
15 11 (3.75%) CRM
15 11 (3.75%) Order to Cash
Programming Languages
1 49 (16.72%) SQL
2 37 (12.63%) C#
3 14 (4.78%) C
3 14 (4.78%) Java
4 12 (4.10%) C++
5 11 (3.75%) JavaScript
6 9 (3.07%) Python
7 8 (2.73%) ABAP
8 5 (1.71%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.02%) PHP
10 2 (0.68%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.68%) Perl
11 1 (0.34%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.34%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.34%) VBA
11 1 (0.34%) X++
Qualifications
1 22 (7.51%) Degree
2 13 (4.44%) APMP
3 10 (3.41%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.05%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 4 (1.37%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.37%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.68%) BC Cleared
6 2 (0.68%) CIPD
6 2 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.68%) CPIM
6 2 (0.68%) HNC
6 2 (0.68%) ISEB
6 2 (0.68%) ISEB Practitioner
6 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.68%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.34%) CIMA
7 1 (0.34%) CISSP
7 1 (0.34%) HND
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.34%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.12%) GDPR
2 8 (2.73%) QA
3 6 (2.05%) PMO
4 3 (1.02%) SLA
5 2 (0.68%) ISO 26262
6 1 (0.34%) COSHH
6 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.34%) HAZOP
6 1 (0.34%) IASME
6 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.34%) MISRA
6 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (5.80%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.05%) Hyper-V
3 3 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.34%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) SCCM
2 1 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 112 (38.23%) SAP
2 48 (16.38%) Microsoft
3 13 (4.44%) VMware
4 9 (3.07%) Oracle
5 6 (2.05%) JD Edwards
5 6 (2.05%) Sage
6 5 (1.71%) Citrix
6 5 (1.71%) EMC
6 5 (1.71%) Epicor
7 4 (1.37%) Ariba
7 4 (1.37%) Google
7 4 (1.37%) IFS
7 4 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.02%) Baan
8 3 (1.02%) HP
8 3 (1.02%) IBM
8 3 (1.02%) Infor
8 3 (1.02%) Mitel
8 3 (1.02%) ServiceNow
8 3 (1.02%) WatchGuard