Period
to 21 July 2019

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 21 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 105 55 72
Rank change year-on-year -50 +17 -16
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 216 419 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.75% 4.46% 3.85%
As % of the General category 8.41% 11.59% 10.27%
Number of salaries quoted 146 281 272
West Midlands median annual salary £46,250 £41,450 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.58% +0.48% +8.55%
10th Percentile £28,250 £22,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £70,900
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -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 2,569 3,615 3,799
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 32.66% 38.44% 37.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1,841 2,758 3,054
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -1.23%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% 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 21 July 2019.

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 21 July 2019. 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 -40 54 £50,000 +25.00% 55
Coventry +2 45 £45,000 +5.88% 6
Staffordshire +7 35 £35,000 -12.50% 21
Warwickshire -19 27 £45,000 +6.11% 26
Herefordshire -16 11 £50,000 +42.86% 7
Shropshire -12 9 £67,500 +145.45% 10
Worcestershire -32 7 £51,000 +64.52% 31
Walsall - 5 £57,500 - 1
West Bromwich - 2 £30,000 - 4
Halesowen - 1 £24,000 -
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 21 July 2019, 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 78 (36.11%) SAP
2 71 (32.87%) ERP
3 65 (30.09%) SQL
4 50 (23.15%) Microsoft
5 49 (22.69%) Degree
6 47 (21.76%) SQL Server
6 47 (21.76%) Finance
7 35 (16.20%) Business Intelligence
8 29 (13.43%) Electronics
8 29 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
9 27 (12.50%) Project Management
10 24 (11.11%) C#
11 23 (10.65%) Oracle
12 22 (10.19%) ITIL
12 22 (10.19%) Windows
13 21 (9.72%) .NET
13 21 (9.72%) SAP ERP
14 20 (9.26%) Active Directory
15 18 (8.33%) T-SQL
15 18 (8.33%) JavaScript
15 18 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
15 18 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 17 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
16 17 (7.87%) Java
16 17 (7.87%) EMC
17 16 (7.41%) HTML
17 16 (7.41%) Change Management
17 16 (7.41%) Telecoms
17 16 (7.41%) Automotive
17 16 (7.41%) Driving Licence

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 (4.17%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.70%) MS Exchange
3 4 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (1.39%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (1.39%) SAS
4 3 (1.39%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (1.39%) WordPress
5 2 (0.93%) Liferay
6 1 (0.46%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.46%) Site Server
Applications
1 14 (6.48%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (2.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.85%) CATIA
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.46%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 21 (9.72%) SAP ERP
2 14 (6.48%) SAP Business One
3 12 (5.56%) SAP S/4HANA
4 10 (4.63%) Dynamics NAV
5 9 (4.17%) SAP PP
6 8 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
7 7 (3.24%) Infor LN
7 7 (3.24%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 6 (2.78%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 5 (2.31%) SAP CO
9 5 (2.31%) SAP FI
9 5 (2.31%) SAP FI/CO
9 5 (2.31%) SAP VC
10 4 (1.85%) SAP APO
10 4 (1.85%) SAP SD
11 3 (1.39%) JDE OneWorld
11 3 (1.39%) Oracle EBS
11 3 (1.39%) SAP Hybris
12 2 (0.93%) NetSuite
12 2 (0.93%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 15 (6.94%) Power Platform
2 12 (5.56%) Office 365
3 9 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (3.70%) Dynamics 365
5 7 (3.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (1.85%) OneDrive
7 3 (1.39%) Boomi
8 2 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.93%) Serverless
9 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Flow
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.09%) LAN
2 9 (4.17%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.24%) DHCP
3 7 (3.24%) DNS
3 7 (3.24%) Firewall
3 7 (3.24%) WAN
4 6 (2.78%) Wireless
5 5 (2.31%) Broadband
5 5 (2.31%) VoIP
6 4 (1.85%) 802.11
6 4 (1.85%) BGP
6 4 (1.85%) BIG-IP
6 4 (1.85%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (1.85%) EIGRP
6 4 (1.85%) HTTP
6 4 (1.85%) IPsec
6 4 (1.85%) MPLS
6 4 (1.85%) OSPF
6 4 (1.85%) VPN
6 4 (1.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (21.76%) SQL Server
2 18 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
2 18 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (6.48%) Power BI
4 11 (5.09%) BusinessObjects
4 11 (5.09%) QlikView
4 11 (5.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (3.70%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
5 8 (3.70%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (3.70%) Oracle Reports
5 8 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.78%) MS Access
6 6 (2.78%) MySQL
6 6 (2.78%) Qlik Sense
6 6 (2.78%) SQL Server 2017
6 6 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.31%) Data Mining
7 5 (2.31%) SAP BW
8 4 (1.85%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.85%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 4 (1.85%) Git (software)
1 4 (1.85%) JIRA
1 4 (1.85%) Visual Studio
1 4 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 3 (1.39%) JDeveloper
2 3 (1.39%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (1.39%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (0.46%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 47 (21.76%) Finance
2 29 (13.43%) Electronics
3 16 (7.41%) Automotive
3 16 (7.41%) Telecoms
4 15 (6.94%) Marketing
5 13 (6.02%) Retail
6 6 (2.78%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (2.31%) Local Government
8 3 (1.39%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.46%) Banking
Job Titles
1 41 (18.98%) Developer
2 30 (13.89%) Analyst
3 27 (12.50%) Consultant
4 13 (6.02%) Business Analyst
5 12 (5.56%) SAP Support
5 12 (5.56%) SQL Developer
5 12 (5.56%) Support Specialist
6 11 (5.09%) Electronics Engineer
6 11 (5.09%) Senior Electronics Engineer
7 10 (4.63%) IT Manager
8 9 (4.17%) Applications Support
8 9 (4.17%) ERP Manager
8 9 (4.17%) Project Manager
8 9 (4.17%) SAP Consultant
9 8 (3.70%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 8 (3.70%) Software Engineer
10 7 (3.24%) Implementation Consultant
10 7 (3.24%) SAP Project Manager
10 7 (3.24%) Software Consultant
10 7 (3.24%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (9.72%) .NET
2 16 (7.41%) HTML
3 11 (5.09%) XML
4 6 (2.78%) AngularJS
4 6 (2.78%) CSS
4 6 (2.78%) EDI
5 5 (2.31%) HTML5
6 4 (1.85%) 802.1X
6 4 (1.85%) ASP.NET
6 4 (1.85%) REST
7 3 (1.39%) J2EE
7 3 (1.39%) Java EE
8 2 (0.93%) Hibernate
8 2 (0.93%) JMS
8 2 (0.93%) JSR 168
8 2 (0.93%) JSTL
8 2 (0.93%) React
8 2 (0.93%) Spring
8 2 (0.93%) Spring Boot
8 2 (0.93%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.41%) Driving Licence
2 15 (6.94%) User Experience
3 14 (6.48%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.56%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (5.09%) Analogue Electronics
5 11 (5.09%) Life Science
6 6 (2.78%) FMCG
6 6 (2.78%) SCADA
7 5 (2.31%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.39%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.93%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.93%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.93%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.46%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.46%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.46%) Industry 4.0
11 1 (0.46%) PMI
11 1 (0.46%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 22 (10.19%) Windows
2 13 (6.02%) Windows Server
3 9 (4.17%) Windows 10
4 7 (3.24%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.85%) CatOS
5 4 (1.85%) Windows 7
5 4 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.39%) Linux
6 3 (1.39%) Unix
6 3 (1.39%) Windows 2000
6 3 (1.39%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.46%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (32.87%) ERP
2 35 (16.20%) Business Intelligence
3 29 (13.43%) Stakeholder Management
4 27 (12.50%) Project Management
5 22 (10.19%) ITIL
6 17 (7.87%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (7.41%) Change Management
8 15 (6.94%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (6.02%) PRINCE2
10 12 (5.56%) Coaching
11 11 (5.09%) Architectural Design
11 11 (5.09%) Data Analysis
11 11 (5.09%) Feasibility Study
11 11 (5.09%) Industrial Design
11 11 (5.09%) Logistics
11 11 (5.09%) Programme Management
12 10 (4.63%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (4.63%) Software Engineering
13 9 (4.17%) Matrix Management
13 9 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 65 (30.09%) SQL
2 24 (11.11%) C#
3 18 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 18 (8.33%) T-SQL
4 17 (7.87%) Java
5 12 (5.56%) C
6 11 (5.09%) C++
7 7 (3.24%) Python
8 5 (2.31%) VB
8 5 (2.31%) VB6
8 5 (2.31%) VBA
8 5 (2.31%) VBScript
9 4 (1.85%) PHP
10 3 (1.39%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.39%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.93%) Java 8
11 2 (0.93%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.46%) Perl
Qualifications
1 49 (22.69%) Degree
2 6 (2.78%) CCNA
2 6 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (1.85%) HNC
3 4 (1.85%) HND
3 4 (1.85%) PMP
4 3 (1.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.39%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.39%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.93%) MCSE
5 2 (0.93%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.46%) CCENT
6 1 (0.46%) CEH
6 1 (0.46%) CompTIA Security+
6 1 (0.46%) ISEB
6 1 (0.46%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.46%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.46%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.24%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.31%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.85%) QA
4 3 (1.39%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (1.39%) SLA
5 2 (0.93%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 2 (0.93%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.46%) GDPR
6 1 (0.46%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.46%) MISRA
System Software
1 20 (9.26%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.31%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.93%) Docker
3 2 (0.93%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.46%) Citrix Hypervisor
4 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.46%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.93%) WSUS
Vendors
1 78 (36.11%) SAP
2 50 (23.15%) Microsoft
3 23 (10.65%) Oracle
4 17 (7.87%) EMC
5 13 (6.02%) Cognos
6 11 (5.09%) Infor
7 8 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
7 8 (3.70%) VMware
8 7 (3.24%) JD Edwards
9 5 (2.31%) Cisco
9 5 (2.31%) Citrix
10 4 (1.85%) F5
10 4 (1.85%) Riverbed
11 3 (1.39%) Dell
11 3 (1.39%) Google
11 3 (1.39%) hybris
11 3 (1.39%) RedPrairie
12 1 (0.46%) CA
12 1 (0.46%) Informatica
12 1 (0.46%) Motorola