Period
to 19 April 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 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 64 59
Rank change year-on-year +22 -5 +30
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 507 412 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.20% 4.18% 4.01%
As % of the General category 13.78% 11.12% 10.73%
Number of salaries quoted 341 302 290
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £27,000 £22,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £69,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.78% -5.26% -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 3,680 3,704 4,279
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.77% 37.60% 37.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,798 2,927 3,334
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,591 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.70% -4.49% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £63,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +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 19 April 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 April 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 +31 221 £47,500 +5.56% 18
Staffordshire +11 64 £40,000 +17.65% 13
Coventry -24 42 £36,500 -5.19% 21
Warwickshire -10 35 £36,500 -8.75% 24
Worcestershire +45 33 £43,125 +36.90% 13
Solihull +18 12 £50,000 -2.44% 6
Shropshire +13 12 £42,000 +1.82% 8
Wolverhampton -20 7 £37,500 -54.55% 3
Herefordshire - 5 £35,000 - 1
Wednesbury - 3 £33,250 -
Tipton 0 1 £27,500 -31.25%
Stourbridge - 1 £85,000 -
Dudley - 1 £30,000 - 2
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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.

1 208 (41.03%) Finance
2 187 (36.88%) SAP
3 144 (28.40%) ERP
3 144 (28.40%) Problem-Solving
4 142 (28.01%) Retail
5 126 (24.85%) SQL
6 116 (22.88%) Microsoft
7 104 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
8 92 (18.15%) Logistics
9 89 (17.55%) Self-Motivation
10 78 (15.38%) Publishing
11 76 (14.99%) Project Management
12 62 (12.23%) Advertising
13 51 (10.06%) CRM
14 50 (9.86%) C#
14 50 (9.86%) ABAP
15 49 (9.66%) Migration
15 49 (9.66%) IFS
16 44 (8.68%) Dynamics AX
17 42 (8.28%) Infor
17 42 (8.28%) SQL Server
17 42 (8.28%) Epicor
18 41 (8.09%) Dynamics NAV
19 40 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
20 39 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
20 39 (7.69%) Windows
21 38 (7.50%) Oracle
22 37 (7.30%) Degree
22 37 (7.30%) Integration Testing
23 36 (7.10%) Data Migration

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 (1.78%) NetWeaver
2 7 (1.38%) IIS
2 7 (1.38%) SharePoint
3 5 (0.99%) CMS
4 4 (0.79%) WordPress
5 3 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.39%) MS Exchange
6 2 (0.39%) Skype for Business
7 1 (0.20%) Confluence
7 1 (0.20%) Mongoose
Applications
1 20 (3.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.59%) CATIA
4 3 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.39%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.39%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.39%) Houdini
5 2 (0.39%) Maya
5 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.39%) RoboHelp
5 2 (0.39%) Snagit
6 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.20%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 44 (8.68%) Dynamics AX
2 41 (8.09%) Dynamics NAV
3 27 (5.33%) NetSuite
3 27 (5.33%) SAP ERP
4 24 (4.73%) SAP SD
5 23 (4.54%) SAP CO
5 23 (4.54%) SAP FI
5 23 (4.54%) SAP FI/CO
5 23 (4.54%) SAP S/4HANA
6 20 (3.94%) Dynamics CRM
6 20 (3.94%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 14 (2.76%) SAP Business One
8 9 (1.78%) Infor M3
9 7 (1.38%) BPCS
9 7 (1.38%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
9 7 (1.38%) Sage 500
9 7 (1.38%) SAP MM
9 7 (1.38%) SAP QM
9 7 (1.38%) SAP R/3
9 7 (1.38%) SAP VC
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.55%) Office 365
2 14 (2.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.37%) Dynamics 365
4 8 (1.58%) SuccessFactors
5 7 (1.38%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (1.38%) SaaS
6 6 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (0.99%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.59%) Google App Engine
9 2 (0.39%) Dropbox
9 2 (0.39%) GitHub
9 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.39%) npm
9 2 (0.39%) PaaS
10 1 (0.20%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 17 (3.35%) Wireless
2 15 (2.96%) LAN
2 15 (2.96%) WAN
3 11 (2.17%) RFID
4 8 (1.58%) WLAN
5 6 (1.18%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.79%) Skype
7 3 (0.59%) SSL
8 2 (0.39%) DHCP
8 2 (0.39%) DNS
8 2 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (0.39%) SAN
8 2 (0.39%) SMS
8 2 (0.39%) VoIP
8 2 (0.39%) VPN
9 1 (0.20%) ADSL
9 1 (0.20%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.20%) Intranet
9 1 (0.20%) PSTN
9 1 (0.20%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (8.28%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.11%) Crystal Reports
3 21 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
5 13 (2.56%) SAP HANA
6 11 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.78%) QlikView
8 8 (1.58%) Oracle Database
8 8 (1.58%) SAP BW
9 7 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
9 7 (1.38%) Relational Database
10 6 (1.18%) RDBMS
10 6 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
11 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.59%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 3 (0.59%) MS Access
12 3 (0.59%) MySQL
12 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.20%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 18 (3.55%) eCATT
1 18 (3.55%) LSMW
2 5 (0.99%) SoapUI
3 4 (0.79%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.39%) GitLab
4 2 (0.39%) gulp
4 2 (0.39%) JIRA
4 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.39%) webpack
5 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.20%) Maven
5 1 (0.20%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 208 (41.03%) Finance
2 142 (28.01%) Retail
3 78 (15.38%) Publishing
4 62 (12.23%) Advertising
5 27 (5.33%) Automotive
6 20 (3.94%) Billing
6 20 (3.94%) Marketing
7 12 (2.37%) Electronics
8 10 (1.97%) Digital Economy
8 10 (1.97%) Telecoms
9 9 (1.78%) General Ledger
10 7 (1.38%) Banking
10 7 (1.38%) Legal
11 3 (0.59%) Law
11 3 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.39%) Back Office
12 2 (0.39%) Brand Awareness
12 2 (0.39%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 151 (29.78%) Consultant
2 96 (18.93%) SAP Consultant
3 95 (18.74%) Analyst
4 41 (8.09%) Developer
5 37 (7.30%) Project Manager
6 30 (5.92%) Architect
6 30 (5.92%) Microsoft Consultant
7 27 (5.33%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
7 27 (5.33%) Support Analyst
8 26 (5.13%) IT Support
9 22 (4.34%) Applications Support
10 20 (3.94%) IT Analyst
10 20 (3.94%) Support Consultant
11 19 (3.75%) Business Analyst
12 18 (3.55%) SAP SD Consultant
13 17 (3.35%) Administrator
13 17 (3.35%) Solutions Architect
14 16 (3.16%) Logistics Consultant
14 16 (3.16%) SAP Manager
15 15 (2.96%) SAP Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (6.90%) .NET
2 22 (4.34%) CSS
2 22 (4.34%) EDI
3 21 (4.14%) IDoc
4 19 (3.75%) HTML
5 13 (2.56%) ASP.NET
6 12 (2.37%) Web Services
7 7 (1.38%) SAP ALE
7 7 (1.38%) XML
8 6 (1.18%) SAP Basis
9 5 (0.99%) AngularJS
9 5 (0.99%) BAPI
9 5 (0.99%) JSON
9 5 (0.99%) SAP Smart Forms
9 5 (0.99%) SAPUI5
9 5 (0.99%) SOAP
9 5 (0.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (0.99%) Vue (Vue.js)
10 4 (0.79%) Mason
11 3 (0.59%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 104 (20.51%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (17.55%) Self-Motivation
3 19 (3.75%) Computer Science
4 18 (3.55%) LIMS
5 16 (3.16%) Data Centre
5 16 (3.16%) Data Structures
5 16 (3.16%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.96%) Mobile Computing
7 8 (1.58%) Greenfield Project
8 6 (1.18%) Clustering
8 6 (1.18%) Driving Licence
8 6 (1.18%) PMI
9 5 (0.99%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.79%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.59%) FMCG
11 3 (0.59%) User Experience
12 2 (0.39%) Analytical Mindset
12 2 (0.39%) AS400
12 2 (0.39%) Augmented Reality
12 2 (0.39%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 39 (7.69%) Windows
2 17 (3.35%) Android
3 14 (2.76%) Windows Server
4 10 (1.97%) VMS
5 9 (1.78%) Linux
5 9 (1.78%) Unix
6 8 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.38%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.18%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.99%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.79%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (28.40%) ERP
1 144 (28.40%) Problem-Solving
2 92 (18.15%) Logistics
3 76 (14.99%) Project Management
4 51 (10.06%) CRM
5 49 (9.66%) Migration
6 40 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 39 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
8 37 (7.30%) Integration Testing
9 36 (7.10%) Data Migration
9 36 (7.10%) ITIL
9 36 (7.10%) Presales
9 36 (7.10%) Process Improvement
10 33 (6.51%) Customer Requirements
10 33 (6.51%) Project Planning
11 32 (6.31%) Mentoring
12 30 (5.92%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (5.92%) Coaching
12 30 (5.92%) PRINCE2
13 26 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 126 (24.85%) SQL
2 50 (9.86%) ABAP
2 50 (9.86%) C#
3 27 (5.33%) Java
4 24 (4.73%) JavaScript
5 21 (4.14%) C++
6 16 (3.16%) C
7 12 (2.37%) T-SQL
8 8 (1.58%) VB.NET
9 7 (1.38%) PHP
9 7 (1.38%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.18%) X++
11 5 (0.99%) Python
11 5 (0.99%) SAPscript
12 4 (0.79%) RPG
13 3 (0.59%) VB
14 1 (0.20%) Groovy
14 1 (0.20%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.20%) MUMPS
14 1 (0.20%) Perl
Qualifications
1 37 (7.30%) Degree
2 21 (4.14%) Security Cleared
3 13 (2.56%) CPIM
4 12 (2.37%) APMP
5 9 (1.78%) SC Cleared
6 7 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 7 (1.38%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (0.99%) ISEB
8 5 (0.99%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.99%) Master's Degree
9 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (0.59%) CCDP
11 2 (0.39%) HNC
11 2 (0.39%) HND
11 2 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.20%) CCNA
12 1 (0.20%) CCNP
12 1 (0.20%) MCT
12 1 (0.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.14%) QA
2 9 (1.78%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.58%) SLA
4 5 (0.99%) PMO
5 4 (0.79%) GDPR
6 3 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.59%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.39%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.20%) GxP
System Software
1 20 (3.94%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.79%) vSphere
3 2 (0.39%) Docker
3 2 (0.39%) VirtualBox
3 2 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.20%) Firmware
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 8 (1.58%) SCCM
2 6 (1.18%) Microsoft Clustering
3 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.39%) IBM BigFix
4 2 (0.39%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.39%) Terraform
5 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.20%) HP ALM
5 1 (0.20%) NetVault Backup
Vendors
1 187 (36.88%) SAP
2 116 (22.88%) Microsoft
3 49 (9.66%) IFS
4 42 (8.28%) Epicor
4 42 (8.28%) Infor
5 38 (7.50%) Oracle
6 30 (5.92%) JD Edwards
7 27 (5.33%) Sage
8 21 (4.14%) Salesforce.com
9 8 (1.58%) Google
10 7 (1.38%) HP
10 7 (1.38%) VMware
11 6 (1.18%) Adobe
11 6 (1.18%) Cisco
12 4 (0.79%) Ariba
12 4 (0.79%) Citrix
12 4 (0.79%) Tableau
13 3 (0.59%) Juniper
13 3 (0.59%) LexisNexis
13 3 (0.59%) QAD