Manufacturing Jobs in the West Midlands

Manufacturing
England > West Midlands

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 4 March 2024 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

6 months to
4 Mar 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 39 41 79
Rank change year-on-year +2 +38 +64
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 292 494 263
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 5.11% 6.73% 3.70%
As % of the General category 8.42% 8.95% 6.35%
Number of salaries quoted 199 130 183
10th Percentile £27,900 £35,875 £30,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £42,813 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -26.92% +18.18% +22.22%
75th Percentile £65,000 £73,750 £66,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £90,000 £86,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £56,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -15.18% +6.67% -

All General Skills
West Midlands

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.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 3,466 5,517 4,143
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 60.69% 75.14% 58.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,718 2,346 2,768
10th Percentile £25,750 £29,000 £30,000
25th Percentile £32,000 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -9.52% +5.00% +8.70%
75th Percentile £62,500 £67,500 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,232 £78,750 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year -12.00% +4.17% +4.35%

Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Manufacturing as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Manufacturing in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Manufacturing in the West Midlands

Manufacturing
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Manufacturing in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 4 March 2024.

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 4 March 2024. 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
Jobs
Birmingham +7 52 £60,000 -7.69% 78
Warwickshire -17 47 £55,000 -4.35% 78
Staffordshire +39 46 £31,250 -26.47% 58
Worcestershire +17 43 £38,250 -28.84% 28
Solihull -3 22 £62,500 -13.79% 22
Shropshire +13 16 £45,000 +28.57% 34
Wolverhampton +24 13 £29,250 - 26
Halesowen - 11 £60,000 - 3
Dudley - 8 £43,000 - 5
Coventry +29 6 £47,500 -26.92% 63
Brierley Hill - 2 £44,250 - 2
Walsall - 2 £45,000 - 2
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £45,000 - 4
Manufacturing
England

Manufacturing
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 8 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.03%) CMS
3 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Exchange
4 1 (0.34%) IIS
4 1 (0.34%) WordPress
Applications
1 27 (9.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (6.51%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (2.40%) AutoCAD
4 6 (2.05%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.71%) CANalyzer
5 5 (1.71%) Simulink
6 4 (1.37%) EPLAN
7 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.68%) Revit
8 2 (0.68%) SOLIDWORKS
8 2 (0.68%) TargetLink
9 1 (0.34%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.34%) Adobe XD
9 1 (0.34%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 14 (4.79%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.71%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (1.03%) Sage 200
4 3 (1.03%) Sage 300 ERP
4 3 (1.03%) SAP SCM
5 2 (0.68%) SAP Business One
5 2 (0.68%) SAP CO
5 2 (0.68%) SAP FI
5 2 (0.68%) SAP FI/CO
5 2 (0.68%) SAP MM
5 2 (0.68%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.34%) Epicor Vantage
6 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.34%) SAP MDM
6 1 (0.34%) SAP PP
6 1 (0.34%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 38 (13.01%) Azure
2 34 (11.64%) Power Platform
3 29 (9.93%) Dynamics 365
4 20 (6.85%) Microsoft 365
5 13 (4.45%) Azure DevOps
5 13 (4.45%) Power Automate
5 13 (4.45%) PowerApps
6 7 (2.40%) Azure API Management
6 7 (2.40%) Azure Event Grid
6 7 (2.40%) Azure Functions
6 7 (2.40%) Azure Service Bus
6 7 (2.40%) SaaS
6 7 (2.40%) Serverless
7 4 (1.37%) Figma
8 2 (0.68%) AWS
8 2 (0.68%) Entra ID
8 2 (0.68%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.34%) Google Workspace
9 1 (0.34%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.77%) Ethernet
2 7 (2.40%) Firewall
3 5 (1.71%) LAN
4 4 (1.37%) FlexRay
4 4 (1.37%) WAN
5 3 (1.03%) Bluetooth
5 3 (1.03%) Network Security
5 3 (1.03%) VPN
6 2 (0.68%) 2G
6 2 (0.68%) 3G
6 2 (0.68%) 4G
6 2 (0.68%) Internet
6 2 (0.68%) TCP/IP
7 1 (0.34%) 802.11
7 1 (0.34%) DNS
7 1 (0.34%) MPLS
7 1 (0.34%) SAN
7 1 (0.34%) VLAN
7 1 (0.34%) Wireless
7 1 (0.34%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (10.96%) Power BI
2 27 (9.25%) SQL Server
3 11 (3.77%) SQLite
4 8 (2.74%) Power Query
5 7 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (1.37%) MySQL
6 4 (1.37%) Tableau
7 3 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (0.68%) Metadata
8 2 (0.68%) MS Access
8 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.34%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (4.11%) Git
2 8 (2.74%) Visual Studio
3 7 (2.40%) CANoe
4 3 (1.03%) JIRA
4 3 (1.03%) LabVIEW
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.34%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 88 (30.14%) Social Skills
2 69 (23.63%) Finance
3 30 (10.27%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (10.27%) Electronics
4 29 (9.93%) Automotive
5 23 (7.88%) Organisational Skills
6 22 (7.53%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 18 (6.16%) Retail
8 15 (5.14%) Marketing
8 15 (5.14%) Pharmaceutical
9 13 (4.45%) Public Sector
9 13 (4.45%) Telecoms
10 11 (3.77%) Games
11 10 (3.42%) Influencing Skills
11 10 (3.42%) Law
12 5 (1.71%) Multimedia
12 5 (1.71%) Presentation Skills
13 4 (1.37%) Aerospace
13 4 (1.37%) Aviation
14 3 (1.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 47 (16.10%) Developer
2 38 (13.01%) Analyst
3 34 (11.64%) Senior
4 32 (10.96%) Software Engineer
5 20 (6.85%) Lead
6 19 (6.51%) Consultant
7 16 (5.48%) Data Analyst
7 16 (5.48%) Senior Developer
8 13 (4.45%) .NET Developer
8 13 (4.45%) Architect
8 13 (4.45%) Dynamics 365 Developer
8 13 (4.45%) Electronics Engineer
8 13 (4.45%) IT Manager
8 13 (4.45%) Systems Engineer
9 12 (4.11%) Graduate
10 11 (3.77%) IT Support
10 11 (3.77%) Junior
10 11 (3.77%) Project Manager
10 11 (3.77%) Senior Solutions Architect
10 11 (3.77%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (9.93%) .NET
2 21 (7.19%) HTML
3 18 (6.16%) ASP.NET
4 14 (4.79%) .NET Core
5 13 (4.45%) RESTful
6 12 (4.11%) .NET Framework
6 12 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC
6 12 (4.11%) Blazor
7 11 (3.77%) Entity Framework
7 11 (3.77%) Universal Windows Platform
7 11 (3.77%) YAML
8 10 (3.42%) CSS
9 9 (3.08%) WPF
10 7 (2.40%) SignalR
10 7 (2.40%) WinForms
11 4 (1.37%) AngularJS
11 4 (1.37%) XML
12 3 (1.03%) JSON
13 2 (0.68%) React
13 2 (0.68%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.62%) Management Information System
2 11 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
3 10 (3.42%) Operational Technology
4 8 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
5 7 (2.40%) Analytical Mindset
5 7 (2.40%) Infotainment
6 6 (2.05%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.71%) Legacy Applications
7 5 (1.71%) Renewable Energy
7 5 (1.71%) Smartphone
8 4 (1.37%) IoT
9 3 (1.03%) e-Learning
9 3 (1.03%) Learning Management System
9 3 (1.03%) Replication
10 2 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.68%) FMCG
10 2 (0.68%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.68%) PACS
10 2 (0.68%) Robotics
10 2 (0.68%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 35 (11.99%) Windows
2 11 (3.77%) Windows Server
3 8 (2.74%) Windows 10
4 5 (1.71%) Linux
5 4 (1.37%) Android
6 2 (0.68%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.34%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (24.66%) ERP
2 46 (15.75%) Problem-Solving
3 42 (14.38%) Business Intelligence
4 39 (13.36%) Project Management
5 36 (12.33%) Software Engineering
6 31 (10.62%) Agile
7 29 (9.93%) Continuous Improvement
8 26 (8.90%) Cybersecurity
8 26 (8.90%) User Experience
9 23 (7.88%) Analytics
10 21 (7.19%) Data Analytics
11 20 (6.85%) Customer Requirements
11 20 (6.85%) Customer Service
11 20 (6.85%) Visualisation
12 19 (6.51%) Logistics
13 17 (5.82%) Artificial Intelligence
13 17 (5.82%) CAD
14 16 (5.48%) Computer Science
14 16 (5.48%) MVC
15 15 (5.14%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 41 (14.04%) SQL
2 29 (9.93%) C#
3 19 (6.51%) JavaScript
4 17 (5.82%) T-SQL
5 14 (4.79%) C
6 11 (3.77%) XAML
7 8 (2.74%) Java
8 7 (2.40%) Data Analysis Expressions
8 7 (2.40%) Python
9 6 (2.05%) MATLAB
9 6 (2.05%) TypeScript
10 5 (1.71%) VB
11 3 (1.03%) C++
11 3 (1.03%) PHP
11 3 (1.03%) VB6
12 2 (0.68%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.68%) Embedded C
12 2 (0.68%) Ladder Logic
12 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.34%) RPG/400
Qualifications
1 69 (23.63%) Degree
2 13 (4.45%) Security Cleared
3 6 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (2.05%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.71%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.71%) HND
5 4 (1.37%) Master's Degree
6 3 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.68%) CCNA
7 2 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.68%) MCSE
8 1 (0.34%) CEH
8 1 (0.34%) CompTIA CySA+
8 1 (0.34%) ECSA
8 1 (0.34%) GPEN
8 1 (0.34%) HNC
8 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (10.62%) QA
2 15 (5.14%) ISO 26262
3 14 (4.79%) GMP
4 4 (1.37%) AUTOSAR
4 4 (1.37%) MISRA
5 2 (0.68%) IEC 61131
5 2 (0.68%) PMO
6 1 (0.34%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (4.11%) Active Directory
2 10 (3.42%) Embedded Firmware
2 10 (3.42%) Firmware
3 7 (2.40%) Docker
4 4 (1.37%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.71%) Functional Safety
2 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.34%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.34%) SCCM
Vendors
1 68 (23.29%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.88%) SAP
3 16 (5.48%) EMC
4 10 (3.42%) IFS
5 9 (3.08%) DevExpress
5 9 (3.08%) Siemens
6 7 (2.40%) Sophos
6 7 (2.40%) VMware
6 7 (2.40%) Workday
7 5 (1.71%) Epicor
8 4 (1.37%) HP
8 4 (1.37%) Veeam
9 3 (1.03%) Adobe
9 3 (1.03%) Cisco
9 3 (1.03%) Oracle
9 3 (1.03%) Sage
10 2 (0.68%) Apple
10 2 (0.68%) IBM
10 2 (0.68%) QNX
10 2 (0.68%) Salesforce