Period
to 22 June 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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 69 52
Rank change year-on-year +22 -17 +9
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 454 385 569
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 4.78% 3.93% 4.62%
As % of the General category 12.51% 10.48% 12.19%
Number of salaries quoted 319 275 283
West Midlands median annual salary £41,450 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.47% +6.25% -8.05%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,550 £23,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% -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 3,628 3,674 4,666
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 38.23% 37.46% 37.85%
Number of salaries quoted 2,744 2,924 3,538
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% -2.35%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +34 181 £41,250 -1.20% 27
Coventry -16 53 £35,807 -10.48% 18
Staffordshire -7 42 £47,500 +46.15% 8
Warwickshire -2 37 £41,000 -21.90% 19
Worcestershire +30 23 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Solihull - 17 £47,500 -
Shropshire +28 13 £27,500 -26.67% 3
Dudley - 8 £34,000 - 2
Wolverhampton -14 6 £26,000 -62.86% 4
Herefordshire - 4 £35,000 - 3
Tipton - 3 £35,500 - 1
Wednesbury - 1 £29,000 -
Stourbridge - 1 £85,000 -
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 178 (39.21%) Finance
2 177 (38.99%) SAP
3 124 (27.31%) ERP
4 123 (27.09%) Retail
5 117 (25.77%) Problem-Solving
6 92 (20.26%) SQL
7 90 (19.82%) Analytical Skills
8 80 (17.62%) Microsoft
8 80 (17.62%) Self-Motivation
9 75 (16.52%) Publishing
10 62 (13.66%) Logistics
11 57 (12.56%) Project Management
12 55 (12.11%) C#
13 53 (11.67%) Windows
14 51 (11.23%) CRM
15 50 (11.01%) Migration
16 46 (10.13%) SQL Server
17 45 (9.91%) Degree
18 41 (9.03%) Coaching
19 40 (8.81%) Mentoring
20 38 (8.37%) Continuous Improvement
21 37 (8.15%) SAP S/4HANA
22 36 (7.93%) Dynamics AX
23 34 (7.49%) ITIL
24 33 (7.27%) Automotive
24 33 (7.27%) SAP ERP
25 32 (7.05%) Integration Testing
26 31 (6.83%) Active Directory
26 31 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
27 30 (6.61%) Agile Software Development

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 11 (2.42%) IIS
1 11 (2.42%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.98%) CMS
3 6 (1.32%) NetWeaver
4 5 (1.10%) MS Exchange
5 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2007
5 4 (0.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.44%) WordPress
7 1 (0.22%) Mongoose
Applications
1 29 (6.39%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (5.51%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (2.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.54%) Houdini
4 7 (1.54%) Maya
5 5 (1.10%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.66%) CATIA
6 3 (0.66%) PTC Creo
7 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.44%) Simulink
7 2 (0.44%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.22%) Autodesk Inventor
8 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.22%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.22%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 37 (8.15%) SAP S/4HANA
2 36 (7.93%) Dynamics AX
3 33 (7.27%) SAP ERP
4 27 (5.95%) Dynamics NAV
5 21 (4.63%) NetSuite
6 20 (4.41%) Dynamics CRM
6 20 (4.41%) SAP SD
7 16 (3.52%) SAP CO
7 16 (3.52%) SAP FI
7 16 (3.52%) SAP FI/CO
8 11 (2.42%) JDE EnterpriseOne
8 11 (2.42%) SAP Business One
8 11 (2.42%) SAP QM
9 10 (2.20%) SAP VC
10 9 (1.98%) SAP APO
10 9 (1.98%) SAP SCM
11 6 (1.32%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
11 6 (1.32%) Infor M3
11 6 (1.32%) SAP EWM
12 5 (1.10%) SAP FSCM
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.41%) Office 365
2 11 (2.42%) SaaS
2 11 (2.42%) SuccessFactors
3 10 (2.20%) Dynamics 365
4 8 (1.76%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.88%) Dropbox
7 2 (0.44%) G Suite
7 2 (0.44%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.22%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 19 (4.19%) TCP/IP
2 13 (2.86%) LAN
3 12 (2.64%) WAN
4 10 (2.20%) Wireless
5 9 (1.98%) SSL
5 9 (1.98%) WLAN
6 7 (1.54%) VPN
7 6 (1.32%) DHCP
8 5 (1.10%) DNS
9 4 (0.88%) Firewall
9 4 (0.88%) RFID
9 4 (0.88%) Skype
10 2 (0.44%) Intranet
10 2 (0.44%) VoIP
11 1 (0.22%) ADSL
11 1 (0.22%) MPLS
11 1 (0.22%) PSTN
11 1 (0.22%) SMS
11 1 (0.22%) SMTP
11 1 (0.22%) VRRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 21 (4.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (3.52%) Crystal Reports
4 12 (2.64%) Data Warehouse
4 12 (2.64%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (1.54%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.32%) Oracle Database
6 6 (1.32%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.32%) SAP HANA
7 4 (0.88%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (0.66%) QlikView
9 2 (0.44%) MS Access
9 2 (0.44%) MySQL
9 2 (0.44%) SAP BW
9 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.22%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.22%) Power BI
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (2.42%) eCATT
1 11 (2.42%) LSMW
2 8 (1.76%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (1.76%) Visual Studio
3 3 (0.66%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.66%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.22%) CANoe
4 1 (0.22%) LabVIEW
4 1 (0.22%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 178 (39.21%) Finance
2 123 (27.09%) Retail
3 75 (16.52%) Publishing
4 33 (7.27%) Automotive
5 26 (5.73%) Advertising
6 22 (4.85%) Marketing
7 15 (3.30%) Electronics
8 12 (2.64%) Legal
9 11 (2.42%) Banking
9 11 (2.42%) Billing
10 10 (2.20%) Digital Economy
11 9 (1.98%) Law
12 8 (1.76%) Telecoms
13 5 (1.10%) General Ledger
14 4 (0.88%) Back Office
15 2 (0.44%) Brand Awareness
16 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
16 1 (0.22%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.22%) Military
16 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 112 (24.67%) Consultant
2 82 (18.06%) Analyst
3 72 (15.86%) SAP Consultant
4 48 (10.57%) Developer
5 34 (7.49%) IT Support
6 31 (6.83%) Support Analyst
7 26 (5.73%) IT Analyst
8 24 (5.29%) Architect
8 24 (5.29%) Project Manager
9 20 (4.41%) Support Consultant
10 18 (3.96%) IT Support Analyst
11 17 (3.74%) IT Engineer
12 16 (3.52%) Applications Support
12 16 (3.52%) Business Analyst
12 16 (3.52%) Logistics Consultant
12 16 (3.52%) Support Engineer
13 15 (3.30%) Administrator
13 15 (3.30%) Microsoft Consultant
13 15 (3.30%) Solutions Architect
14 14 (3.08%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (5.95%) .NET
2 24 (5.29%) CSS
3 18 (3.96%) ASP.NET
4 17 (3.74%) Web Services
5 16 (3.52%) EDI
6 15 (3.30%) HTML
7 12 (2.64%) IDoc
8 11 (2.42%) .NET Framework
8 11 (2.42%) Entity Framework
8 11 (2.42%) JSON
9 9 (1.98%) jQuery
9 9 (1.98%) LINQ
9 9 (1.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (1.98%) WCF
10 8 (1.76%) SAPUI5
11 7 (1.54%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 6 (1.32%) SAP Basis
13 5 (1.10%) BAPI
13 5 (1.10%) SAP Smart Forms
13 5 (1.10%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 90 (19.82%) Analytical Skills
2 80 (17.62%) Self-Motivation
3 29 (6.39%) Management Information System
4 18 (3.96%) Computer Science
5 14 (3.08%) Data Centre
6 11 (2.42%) LIMS
7 9 (1.98%) Driving Licence
7 9 (1.98%) Greenfield Project
8 8 (1.76%) Data Structures
8 8 (1.76%) FMCG
9 7 (1.54%) Augmented Reality
10 6 (1.32%) Clustering
10 6 (1.32%) Industry 4.0
11 5 (1.10%) Mobile Computing
12 4 (0.88%) User Experience
12 4 (0.88%) Virtual Team
13 3 (0.66%) AS400
13 3 (0.66%) Embedded Systems
13 3 (0.66%) iSeries
13 3 (0.66%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 53 (11.67%) Windows
2 18 (3.96%) Windows Server
3 17 (3.74%) Windows 7
3 17 (3.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (2.20%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.54%) Linux
5 7 (1.54%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.32%) Unix
7 5 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (1.10%) Windows XP
8 4 (0.88%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.66%) VMS
10 2 (0.44%) Android
11 1 (0.22%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (27.31%) ERP
2 117 (25.77%) Problem-Solving
3 62 (13.66%) Logistics
4 57 (12.56%) Project Management
5 51 (11.23%) CRM
6 50 (11.01%) Migration
7 41 (9.03%) Coaching
8 40 (8.81%) Mentoring
9 38 (8.37%) Continuous Improvement
10 34 (7.49%) ITIL
11 32 (7.05%) Integration Testing
12 31 (6.83%) Business Intelligence
13 30 (6.61%) Agile Software Development
13 30 (6.61%) Process Improvement
14 29 (6.39%) Presales
15 28 (6.17%) Customer Requirements
16 27 (5.95%) Analytics
17 24 (5.29%) Data Migration
17 24 (5.29%) Project Planning
18 23 (5.07%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 92 (20.26%) SQL
2 55 (12.11%) C#
3 29 (6.39%) ABAP
4 26 (5.73%) Java
4 26 (5.73%) JavaScript
5 20 (4.41%) C++
6 16 (3.52%) C
6 16 (3.52%) Python
7 9 (1.98%) VB
7 9 (1.98%) VB.NET
8 8 (1.76%) X++
9 5 (1.10%) SAPscript
9 5 (1.10%) T-SQL
10 4 (0.88%) RPG
11 3 (0.66%) Bash Shell
11 3 (0.66%) Perl
12 2 (0.44%) Google Apps Script
12 2 (0.44%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.22%) Embedded C
13 1 (0.22%) PHP
Qualifications
1 45 (9.91%) Degree
2 26 (5.73%) Security Cleared
3 16 (3.52%) CPIM
4 12 (2.64%) APMP
5 8 (1.76%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.32%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.10%) BC Cleared
7 5 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.10%) Master's Degree
8 4 (0.88%) CCDP
8 4 (0.88%) HNC
9 3 (0.66%) HND
9 3 (0.66%) ISEB
9 3 (0.66%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.44%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
10 2 (0.44%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.44%) TOGAF Certification
11 1 (0.22%) AAT
11 1 (0.22%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.30%) ISO 9001
2 14 (3.08%) QA
3 9 (1.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (1.54%) SLA
5 5 (1.10%) GDPR
5 5 (1.10%) PMO
6 2 (0.44%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.44%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.22%) GxP
7 1 (0.22%) IASME
System Software
1 31 (6.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.10%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.44%) Firmware
4 1 (0.22%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.32%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (0.66%) SCCM
3 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.22%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.22%) NetVault Backup
3 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 177 (38.99%) SAP
2 80 (17.62%) Microsoft
3 28 (6.17%) Epicor
4 27 (5.95%) Infor
4 27 (5.95%) Oracle
5 22 (4.85%) IFS
5 22 (4.85%) JD Edwards
6 16 (3.52%) Sage
6 16 (3.52%) Salesforce.com
7 10 (2.20%) HP
8 9 (1.98%) LexisNexis
9 6 (1.32%) Tableau
10 5 (1.10%) EMC
10 5 (1.10%) Google
10 5 (1.10%) Mitel
11 4 (0.88%) Adobe
11 4 (0.88%) Cisco
11 4 (0.88%) Juniper
11 4 (0.88%) VMware
11 4 (0.88%) WatchGuard