Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 66 62
Rank change year-on-year +27 -4 +38
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 539 409 415
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.56% 3.92% 3.97%
As % of the General category 14.94% 10.28% 10.80%
Number of salaries quoted 352 291 282
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £62,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - -1.04%

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 3,607 3,978 3,841
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 37.22% 38.16% 36.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2,741 3,100 3,092
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.53% - -
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £66,250 £64,550 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% -

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 January 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 21 January 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 +25 230 £47,500 -5.00% 33
Staffordshire +34 67 £42,500 +25.00% 11
Coventry +12 49 £50,000 +25.00% 19
Warwickshire -11 37 £36,500 -8.75% 30
Solihull +18 32 £87,500 +70.73% 1
Worcestershire +21 30 £36,250 +16.94% 9
Shropshire -9 15 £42,000 - 9
Herefordshire - 7 £35,000 - 2
Wolverhampton -12 4 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Wednesbury - 2 £37,500 -
Stourbridge - 1 £75,000 -
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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.

1 232 (43.04%) SAP
2 196 (36.36%) Finance
3 145 (26.90%) ERP
4 141 (26.16%) Retail
5 116 (21.52%) SQL
6 99 (18.37%) Microsoft
7 94 (17.44%) Project Management
8 90 (16.70%) Logistics
8 90 (16.70%) Analytical Skills
9 69 (12.80%) Publishing
10 64 (11.87%) ABAP
11 58 (10.76%) Advertising
11 58 (10.76%) Migration
12 55 (10.20%) Project Planning
13 54 (10.02%) Windows
14 53 (9.83%) Stakeholder Management
15 52 (9.65%) Continuous Improvement
16 49 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
17 48 (8.91%) SAP ERP
18 45 (8.35%) ITIL
18 45 (8.35%) Degree
19 44 (8.16%) Data Migration
19 44 (8.16%) Demand Management
20 43 (7.98%) C#
21 42 (7.79%) IFS
22 39 (7.24%) EDI
22 39 (7.24%) Android
23 38 (7.05%) Integration Testing
23 38 (7.05%) PRINCE2
24 37 (6.86%) Business Intelligence

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 12 (2.23%) WordPress
2 11 (2.04%) CMS
3 9 (1.67%) NetWeaver
4 8 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (1.48%) IIS
5 7 (1.30%) Apache
5 7 (1.30%) nginx
6 6 (1.11%) MS Exchange
7 3 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.37%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.37%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.19%) Confluence
Applications
1 18 (3.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (2.78%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (2.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 4 (0.74%) Acrobat
4 4 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
4 4 (0.74%) RoboHelp
4 4 (0.74%) Snagit
5 3 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.37%) Simulink
7 1 (0.19%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 48 (8.91%) SAP ERP
2 36 (6.68%) SAP FI
3 32 (5.94%) SAP CO
3 32 (5.94%) SAP FI/CO
4 28 (5.19%) Dynamics NAV
5 26 (4.82%) SAP MM
6 23 (4.27%) SAP SD
7 22 (4.08%) SAP S/4HANA
7 22 (4.08%) SAP VC
8 19 (3.53%) Dynamics AX
9 18 (3.34%) NetSuite
10 17 (3.15%) SAP PP
11 16 (2.97%) JDE EnterpriseOne
12 12 (2.23%) SAP MII
12 12 (2.23%) SAP PP-PI
13 11 (2.04%) SAP Business One
13 11 (2.04%) SAP HCM
14 10 (1.86%) BPCS
15 9 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
16 8 (1.48%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.53%) GitHub
1 19 (3.53%) npm
2 16 (2.97%) SuccessFactors
3 11 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.04%) Office 365
4 10 (1.86%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.30%) Amazon S3
5 7 (1.30%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 7 (1.30%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.56%) Google App Engine
7 3 (0.56%) PaaS
8 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.19%) Fastly
8 1 (0.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.78%) RFID
2 14 (2.60%) Wireless
3 7 (1.30%) LAN
3 7 (1.30%) WAN
4 5 (0.93%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.56%) WLAN
6 2 (0.37%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (0.37%) DNS
6 2 (0.37%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.37%) Firewall
6 2 (0.37%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.37%) SAN
6 2 (0.37%) Skype
6 2 (0.37%) VoIP
6 2 (0.37%) VPN
7 1 (0.19%) DHCP
7 1 (0.19%) Modbus
7 1 (0.19%) RS-485
7 1 (0.19%) Softphone
7 1 (0.19%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (5.38%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.64%) Crystal Reports
3 21 (3.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (3.71%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (3.71%) SAP HANA
5 17 (3.15%) MySQL
6 8 (1.48%) SAP BW
7 7 (1.30%) Amazon RDS
7 7 (1.30%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.30%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.30%) Oracle Database
7 7 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (1.30%) QlikView
7 7 (1.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 6 (1.11%) BusinessObjects
8 6 (1.11%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
9 5 (0.93%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (0.74%) RDBMS
10 4 (0.74%) Relational Database
10 4 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (5.57%) eCATT
1 30 (5.57%) LSMW
2 29 (5.38%) Git (software)
3 19 (3.53%) GitLab
3 19 (3.53%) gulp
3 19 (3.53%) webpack
4 7 (1.30%) PhantomJS
4 7 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (0.93%) SoapUI
6 2 (0.37%) JIRA
7 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.19%) Maven
General
1 196 (36.36%) Finance
2 141 (26.16%) Retail
3 69 (12.80%) Publishing
4 58 (10.76%) Advertising
5 34 (6.31%) Automotive
6 30 (5.57%) Billing
7 27 (5.01%) Marketing
8 25 (4.64%) Telecoms
9 23 (4.27%) Electronics
10 9 (1.67%) Legal
11 8 (1.48%) General Ledger
12 5 (0.93%) Law
13 3 (0.56%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.56%) Banking
13 3 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.37%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.37%) German Language
15 1 (0.19%) Brand Awareness
15 1 (0.19%) Military
Job Titles
1 144 (26.72%) Consultant
2 97 (18.00%) SAP Consultant
3 86 (15.96%) Analyst
4 46 (8.53%) Project Manager
5 42 (7.79%) Developer
6 29 (5.38%) Architect
7 26 (4.82%) HTML CSS Developer
7 26 (4.82%) HTML Developer
7 26 (4.82%) JavaScript Developer
8 25 (4.64%) Senior Manager
8 25 (4.64%) Support Analyst
9 24 (4.45%) Logistics Consultant
10 23 (4.27%) Applications Support
10 23 (4.27%) IT Manager
10 23 (4.27%) Microsoft Consultant
11 22 (4.08%) SAP Manager
12 21 (3.90%) Business Analyst
12 21 (3.90%) Dynamics NAV Consultant
13 19 (3.53%) ERP Manager
13 19 (3.53%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (7.24%) EDI
2 36 (6.68%) IDoc
3 35 (6.49%) CSS
3 35 (6.49%) HTML
4 28 (5.19%) AngularJS
5 26 (4.82%) .NET
5 26 (4.82%) Backbone.js
5 26 (4.82%) HTML5
6 22 (4.08%) Vue (Vue.js)
7 19 (3.53%) Apache Cordova
7 19 (3.53%) PhoneGap
7 19 (3.53%) React
7 19 (3.53%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 15 (2.78%) SAPUI5
9 12 (2.23%) Sass
10 10 (1.86%) Laravel
10 10 (1.86%) SOAP
11 7 (1.30%) CodeIgniter
11 7 (1.30%) jQuery
11 7 (1.30%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 90 (16.70%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (4.82%) LIMS
3 18 (3.34%) Mobile Computing
4 17 (3.15%) Data Centre
5 16 (2.97%) Mobile App
6 13 (2.41%) Data Structures
7 11 (2.04%) FMCG
8 9 (1.67%) Social Media
9 5 (0.93%) Computer Science
9 5 (0.93%) Driving Licence
9 5 (0.93%) Management Information System
9 5 (0.93%) PMI
10 4 (0.74%) Clustering
10 4 (0.74%) Life Science
10 4 (0.74%) NHS
11 3 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
12 2 (0.37%) Taxonomies
13 1 (0.19%) Robotics
13 1 (0.19%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 54 (10.02%) Windows
2 39 (7.24%) Android
3 26 (4.82%) Windows Server
4 24 (4.45%) Apple iOS
5 19 (3.53%) Linux
6 10 (1.86%) VMS
7 9 (1.67%) Windows 7
7 9 (1.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.30%) Unix
9 5 (0.93%) Windows 10
9 5 (0.93%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.56%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (26.90%) ERP
2 94 (17.44%) Project Management
3 90 (16.70%) Logistics
4 58 (10.76%) Migration
5 55 (10.20%) Project Planning
6 53 (9.83%) Stakeholder Management
7 52 (9.65%) Continuous Improvement
8 49 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
9 45 (8.35%) ITIL
10 44 (8.16%) Data Migration
10 44 (8.16%) Demand Management
11 38 (7.05%) Integration Testing
11 38 (7.05%) PRINCE2
12 37 (6.86%) Business Intelligence
12 37 (6.86%) Change Management
13 36 (6.68%) Presales
14 33 (6.12%) Agile Software Development
15 32 (5.94%) Work Breakdown Structure
16 29 (5.38%) Process Improvement
17 28 (5.19%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 116 (21.52%) SQL
2 64 (11.87%) ABAP
3 43 (7.98%) C#
4 35 (6.49%) JavaScript
5 31 (5.75%) PHP
6 20 (3.71%) C++
7 16 (2.97%) C
7 16 (2.97%) Java
8 8 (1.48%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.30%) PHP 7
9 7 (1.30%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.30%) XPath
10 6 (1.11%) Python
11 5 (0.93%) VB.NET
12 4 (0.74%) RPG
13 3 (0.56%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.56%) SAPscript
14 2 (0.37%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.37%) MATLAB
14 2 (0.37%) Perl
Qualifications
1 45 (8.35%) Degree
2 20 (3.71%) Security Cleared
3 17 (3.15%) CPIM
3 17 (3.15%) Master's Degree
4 15 (2.78%) APMP
5 8 (1.48%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.11%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.11%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.93%) ACCA
7 5 (0.93%) CIMA
7 5 (0.93%) ISEB
7 5 (0.93%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.37%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (0.37%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.37%) HND
9 2 (0.37%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.37%) MCSE
9 2 (0.37%) PMP
9 2 (0.37%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.90%) SLA
2 16 (2.97%) QA
3 8 (1.48%) PMO
4 4 (0.74%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.74%) GDPR
5 2 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.19%) GCP
6 1 (0.19%) GxP
System Software
1 16 (2.97%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.04%) Docker
2 11 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.93%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.74%) VirtualBox
4 4 (0.74%) vSphere
5 2 (0.37%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.19%) Firmware
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.19%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.19%) XenApp
6 1 (0.19%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 8 (1.48%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (1.11%) SCCM
3 4 (0.74%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.74%) Microsoft Clustering
4 3 (0.56%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (0.56%) Terraform
5 2 (0.37%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (0.19%) Ansible
6 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 232 (43.04%) SAP
2 99 (18.37%) Microsoft
3 42 (7.79%) IFS
4 32 (5.94%) Oracle
5 30 (5.57%) Infor
6 28 (5.19%) Epicor
7 20 (3.71%) JD Edwards
8 19 (3.53%) Sage
9 17 (3.15%) VMware
10 16 (2.97%) Adobe
11 14 (2.60%) Ariba
12 10 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
13 9 (1.67%) QAD
14 8 (1.48%) Cisco
15 7 (1.30%) Google
16 6 (1.11%) HP
17 5 (0.93%) Citrix
17 5 (0.93%) IBM
18 2 (0.37%) Apple
18 2 (0.37%) Intel