Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 47 70 55
Rank change year-on-year +23 -15 +43
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 508 438 456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.08% 3.94% 4.31%
As % of the General category 13.56% 10.22% 11.74%
Number of salaries quoted 318 286 286
West Midlands median annual salary £46,000 £42,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% -1.18% -5.56%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,125 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £62,750 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%

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 3745 4284 3883
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.47% 38.58% 36.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2899 3340 3087
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% - -
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017. 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 +14 206 £42,500 -6.59% 15
Coventry +21 63 £60,000 +50.00% 4
Staffordshire +49 62 £37,500 -10.71% 3
Warwickshire +6 47 £41,500 +3.75% 2
Solihull +20 29 £87,500 +70.73%
Worcestershire +5 26 £39,375 +7.51% 5
Shropshire -17 13 £42,000 - 1
Herefordshire - 5 £43,000 -
Wolverhampton -5 4 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Wednesbury - 2 £37,500 -
West Bromwich - 2 £22,250 -
Stourbridge - 1 £75,000 -
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing Manufacturing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 202 (39.76%) SAP
2 154 (30.31%) Finance
3 126 (24.80%) Retail
4 104 (20.47%) ERP
5 97 (19.09%) Project Management
6 95 (18.70%) SQL
7 92 (18.11%) Microsoft
8 72 (14.17%) Logistics
9 71 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
10 70 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
11 56 (11.02%) Project Planning
12 55 (10.83%) Windows
13 53 (10.43%) Degree
14 52 (10.24%) Publishing
15 49 (9.65%) Advertising
15 49 (9.65%) ABAP
16 48 (9.45%) Automotive
16 48 (9.45%) Change Management
17 45 (8.86%) CSS
17 45 (8.86%) ITIL
17 45 (8.86%) HTML
18 44 (8.66%) JavaScript
18 44 (8.66%) Android
18 44 (8.66%) Demand Management
19 43 (8.46%) Customer Requirements
20 41 (8.07%) Git (software)
20 41 (8.07%) PHP
20 41 (8.07%) EDI
21 40 (7.87%) Electronics
21 40 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement

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 17 (3.35%) WordPress
2 14 (2.76%) CMS
3 10 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
4 9 (1.77%) Apache
4 9 (1.77%) nginx
5 8 (1.57%) IIS
6 6 (1.18%) MS Exchange
7 5 (0.98%) NetWeaver
8 3 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.39%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.39%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 20 (3.94%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (3.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 13 (2.56%) Microsoft Excel
4 4 (0.79%) Acrobat
4 4 (0.79%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.79%) RoboHelp
4 4 (0.79%) Snagit
5 3 (0.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.39%) Simulink
7 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.20%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 36 (7.09%) SAP FI
2 34 (6.69%) SAP MM
3 32 (6.30%) SAP CO
3 32 (6.30%) SAP FI/CO
4 31 (6.10%) SAP ERP
5 23 (4.53%) Dynamics NAV
5 23 (4.53%) SAP SD
6 20 (3.94%) SAP HCM
7 18 (3.54%) SAP PP
8 17 (3.35%) SAP VC
9 15 (2.95%) Dynamics AX
10 14 (2.76%) SAP MII
10 14 (2.76%) SAP PP-PI
11 10 (1.97%) BPCS
12 8 (1.57%) JDE EnterpriseOne
13 7 (1.38%) NetSuite
14 6 (1.18%) SAP LE
15 5 (0.98%) SAP BPC
15 5 (0.98%) SAP S/4HANA
15 5 (0.98%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 26 (5.12%) GitHub
1 26 (5.12%) npm
2 23 (4.53%) SuccessFactors
3 13 (2.56%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.36%) Office 365
5 10 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
6 9 (1.77%) Amazon EC2
6 9 (1.77%) Amazon S3
6 9 (1.77%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
7 6 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.59%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.59%) PaaS
9 2 (0.39%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.20%) Fastly
10 1 (0.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.56%) RFID
2 12 (2.36%) Wireless
3 6 (1.18%) Ethernet
3 6 (1.18%) Firewall
3 6 (1.18%) LAN
3 6 (1.18%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.18%) WAN
4 5 (0.98%) ADSL2+
4 5 (0.98%) Broadband
4 5 (0.98%) Gigabit Ethernet
4 5 (0.98%) VDSL
4 5 (0.98%) xDSL
5 2 (0.39%) Cisco IOS
5 2 (0.39%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (0.39%) SAN
5 2 (0.39%) Skype
5 2 (0.39%) Softphone
5 2 (0.39%) VoIP
5 2 (0.39%) VPN
5 2 (0.39%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (5.12%) SAP HANA
2 23 (4.53%) MySQL
3 22 (4.33%) SQL Server
4 16 (3.15%) Crystal Reports
5 13 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (1.77%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (1.77%) MongoDB
7 9 (1.77%) NoSQL
8 8 (1.57%) SAP BW
9 6 (1.18%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (1.18%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
10 5 (0.98%) QlikView
10 5 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (0.59%) Oracle Database
11 3 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
11 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (0.20%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 41 (8.07%) Git (software)
2 28 (5.51%) eCATT
2 28 (5.51%) LSMW
3 26 (5.12%) GitLab
3 26 (5.12%) gulp
3 26 (5.12%) webpack
4 9 (1.77%) PhantomJS
5 7 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 5 (0.98%) Subversion
7 2 (0.39%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.20%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.20%) JIRA
8 1 (0.20%) Maven
General
1 154 (30.31%) Finance
2 126 (24.80%) Retail
3 52 (10.24%) Publishing
4 49 (9.65%) Advertising
5 48 (9.45%) Automotive
6 40 (7.87%) Electronics
7 36 (7.09%) Telecoms
8 29 (5.71%) Marketing
9 27 (5.31%) Billing
10 10 (1.97%) Legal
11 6 (1.18%) Law
12 5 (0.98%) Aerospace
13 4 (0.79%) General Ledger
14 3 (0.59%) Banking
15 2 (0.39%) Brand Awareness
15 2 (0.39%) German Language
15 2 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
16 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.20%) Military
Job Titles
1 98 (19.29%) Consultant
2 75 (14.76%) Analyst
3 57 (11.22%) SAP Consultant
4 50 (9.84%) Developer
5 47 (9.25%) Project Manager
6 37 (7.28%) HTML CSS Developer
6 37 (7.28%) HTML Developer
6 37 (7.28%) JavaScript Developer
7 30 (5.91%) Architect
8 29 (5.71%) Business Analyst
9 26 (5.12%) Senior Manager
10 23 (4.53%) Logistics Consultant
11 22 (4.33%) IT Manager
11 22 (4.33%) PHP Developer
12 20 (3.94%) Applications Support
12 20 (3.94%) SAP Manager
13 19 (3.74%) Support Analyst
14 18 (3.54%) Programme Manager
14 18 (3.54%) SAP Logistics Consultant
14 18 (3.54%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (8.86%) CSS
1 45 (8.86%) HTML
2 41 (8.07%) EDI
3 39 (7.68%) AngularJS
4 37 (7.28%) Backbone.js
4 37 (7.28%) HTML5
5 33 (6.50%) IDoc
6 28 (5.51%) Vue (Vue.js)
7 26 (5.12%) .NET
7 26 (5.12%) Apache Cordova
7 26 (5.12%) PhoneGap
7 26 (5.12%) React
7 26 (5.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 17 (3.35%) Sass
9 14 (2.76%) SAPUI5
10 11 (2.17%) jQuery
10 11 (2.17%) Laravel
11 9 (1.77%) CodeIgniter
11 9 (1.77%) LAMP
11 9 (1.77%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 70 (13.78%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.53%) LIMS
3 21 (4.13%) Mobile App
4 19 (3.74%) Data Centre
5 16 (3.15%) Mobile Computing
6 13 (2.56%) Social Media
7 11 (2.17%) FMCG
8 7 (1.38%) Data Structures
9 6 (1.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 6 (1.18%) Life Science
9 6 (1.18%) NHS
10 5 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.79%) Computer Science
11 4 (0.79%) PMI
12 3 (0.59%) Driving Licence
12 3 (0.59%) Management Information System
13 2 (0.39%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.39%) Taxonomies
14 1 (0.20%) AS400
14 1 (0.20%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 55 (10.83%) Windows
2 44 (8.66%) Android
3 31 (6.10%) Apple iOS
4 26 (5.12%) Windows Server
5 25 (4.92%) Linux
6 11 (2.17%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.77%) Windows Server 2008
8 7 (1.38%) Windows 10
9 6 (1.18%) VMS
9 6 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 5 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.59%) Unix
11 3 (0.59%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (20.47%) ERP
2 97 (19.09%) Project Management
3 72 (14.17%) Logistics
4 71 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
5 56 (11.02%) Project Planning
6 48 (9.45%) Change Management
7 45 (8.86%) ITIL
8 44 (8.66%) Demand Management
9 43 (8.46%) Customer Requirements
10 40 (7.87%) Continuous Improvement
11 38 (7.48%) PRINCE2
12 37 (7.28%) Migration
13 36 (7.09%) Data Migration
13 36 (7.09%) Presales
14 34 (6.69%) Agile Software Development
15 33 (6.50%) Business Intelligence
16 30 (5.91%) Work Breakdown Structure
17 29 (5.71%) Integration Testing
18 22 (4.33%) CRM
19 20 (3.94%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 95 (18.70%) SQL
2 49 (9.65%) ABAP
3 44 (8.66%) JavaScript
4 41 (8.07%) PHP
5 36 (7.09%) C#
6 16 (3.15%) C
7 15 (2.95%) C++
8 9 (1.77%) Java
8 9 (1.77%) PHP 7
8 9 (1.77%) XPath
9 7 (1.38%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.38%) T-SQL
10 6 (1.18%) Python
11 5 (0.98%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.79%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.59%) VBA
14 2 (0.39%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.39%) Embedded C
14 2 (0.39%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.39%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (10.43%) Degree
2 17 (3.35%) APMP
3 15 (2.95%) Security Cleared
4 13 (2.56%) Master's Degree
5 8 (1.57%) CPIM
5 8 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.98%) ACCA
6 5 (0.98%) CIMA
6 5 (0.98%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.79%) SC Cleared
8 3 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (0.59%) ISEB
8 3 (0.59%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.59%) MCSE
8 3 (0.59%) Six Sigma Green Belt
9 2 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.39%) HND
9 2 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.39%) MCSA
9 2 (0.39%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.53%) SLA
2 16 (3.15%) QA
3 8 (1.57%) PMO
4 4 (0.79%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.79%) GDPR
5 1 (0.20%) GCP
5 1 (0.20%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (3.15%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (2.56%) Docker
4 6 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.79%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.79%) vSphere
6 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.20%) Firmware
7 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.20%) XenApp
7 1 (0.20%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (1.97%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (1.38%) SCCM
3 4 (0.79%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.59%) Terraform
5 2 (0.39%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (0.20%) Ansible
6 1 (0.20%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.20%) Puppet
Vendors
1 202 (39.76%) SAP
2 92 (18.11%) Microsoft
3 29 (5.71%) IFS
4 22 (4.33%) Oracle
4 22 (4.33%) VMware
5 21 (4.13%) Adobe
5 21 (4.13%) Ariba
6 19 (3.74%) Infor
7 17 (3.35%) Epicor
8 10 (1.97%) EMC
8 10 (1.97%) JD Edwards
8 10 (1.97%) QAD
8 10 (1.97%) Sage
9 7 (1.38%) Cisco
10 6 (1.18%) Cadence
10 6 (1.18%) Google
10 6 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.98%) Atmel
11 5 (0.98%) Citrix
11 5 (0.98%) IBM