Period
to 27 February 2020

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 27 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
England > West Midlands
6 months to
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 139 112 45
Rank change year-on-year -27 -67 +25
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 121 210 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.88% 2.64% 5.22%
As % of the General category 5.72% 6.75% 13.25%
Number of salaries quoted 83 162 345
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +4.35%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £82,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £48,240 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.52% - +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 2,116 3,109 3,902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 32.91% 39.04% 39.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,602 2,209 2,906
West Midlands median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.07%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,250 £24,875
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £66,250
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,250
% change year-on-year +4.55% +5.26% +4.50%

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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 2020. 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 +8 27 £45,000 -14.29% 61
Coventry -15 21 £45,500 +1.11% 24
Solihull +9 16 £42,500 -38.18% 4
Warwickshire -1 14 £45,000 +15.38% 28
Staffordshire -9 9 £40,000 -27.27% 23
Worcestershire +5 5 £30,000 -27.71% 30
Shropshire +17 3 £53,500 -20.74% 27
Herefordshire +9 2 £35,000 - 13
Wolverhampton 0 2 £47,500 -5.00% 4
Dudley -3 1 £27,500 -16.67% 1
Manufacturing
England

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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 33 (27.27%) Finance
2 30 (24.79%) Problem-Solving
3 28 (23.14%) SAP
4 21 (17.36%) Microsoft
5 20 (16.53%) ERP
6 19 (15.70%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (14.88%) Windows
7 18 (14.88%) SQL Server
7 18 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
8 17 (14.05%) Java
8 17 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
9 16 (13.22%) Marketing
10 15 (12.40%) Git (software)
11 14 (11.57%) Telecoms
11 14 (11.57%) Management Information System
11 14 (11.57%) Information Security
11 14 (11.57%) Programme Management
11 14 (11.57%) SQL
11 14 (11.57%) Project Management
12 13 (10.74%) .NET
12 13 (10.74%) Oracle
12 13 (10.74%) ITIL
12 13 (10.74%) Electronics
12 13 (10.74%) Spring
12 13 (10.74%) Digital Marketing
12 13 (10.74%) Public Sector
13 12 (9.92%) Decision-Making
13 12 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
13 12 (9.92%) Linux
14 11 (9.09%) C#

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 7 (5.79%) Apache
1 7 (5.79%) Elasticsearch
2 4 (3.31%) Liferay
3 3 (2.48%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.65%) IIS
4 2 (1.65%) JBoss
4 2 (1.65%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.83%) SAS
5 1 (0.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (8.26%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.96%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (4.13%) MS Visio
4 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (5.79%) SAP PP
2 6 (4.96%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (4.13%) SAP APO
4 4 (3.31%) NetSuite
5 3 (2.48%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (2.48%) SAP QM
6 2 (1.65%) SAP ERP
6 2 (1.65%) SAP PM
6 2 (1.65%) SAP S/4HANA
6 2 (1.65%) SAP WM
6 2 (1.65%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.83%) BPCS
7 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.83%) JDE OneWorld
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.83%) Primavera
7 1 (0.83%) SAP GTS
7 1 (0.83%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.83%) SAP SD
7 1 (0.83%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.09%) Office 365
2 8 (6.61%) Dynamics 365
3 6 (4.96%) SaaS
4 3 (2.48%) AWS
5 2 (1.65%) Amazon S3
5 2 (1.65%) Serverless
6 1 (0.83%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.48%) DHCP
1 3 (2.48%) DNS
1 3 (2.48%) Firewall
1 3 (2.48%) VLAN
2 2 (1.65%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (1.65%) SAN
2 2 (1.65%) SMTP
2 2 (1.65%) VPN
3 1 (0.83%) ADSL
3 1 (0.83%) Broadband
3 1 (0.83%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (0.83%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (0.83%) IPv4
3 1 (0.83%) IPv6
3 1 (0.83%) LAN
3 1 (0.83%) NAS
3 1 (0.83%) SSL
3 1 (0.83%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.83%) VoIP
3 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (14.88%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.44%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.13%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.48%) MS Access
6 2 (1.65%) DB2
6 2 (1.65%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.83%) Big Data
7 1 (0.83%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.83%) MySQL
7 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (0.83%) Oracle ODI
7 1 (0.83%) QlikView
7 1 (0.83%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 15 (12.40%) Git (software)
2 9 (7.44%) Jenkins
2 9 (7.44%) SonarQube
3 7 (5.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 7 (5.79%) JMeter
3 7 (5.79%) JUnit
3 7 (5.79%) Maven
4 4 (3.31%) JIRA
5 2 (1.65%) Ant
5 2 (1.65%) Babel
5 2 (1.65%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.65%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.65%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.65%) Selenium
5 2 (1.65%) webpack
General
1 33 (27.27%) Finance
2 16 (13.22%) Marketing
3 14 (11.57%) Telecoms
4 13 (10.74%) Electronics
4 13 (10.74%) Public Sector
5 10 (8.26%) Automotive
5 10 (8.26%) Legal
6 4 (3.31%) Retail
7 3 (2.48%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.65%) Publishing
9 1 (0.83%) Law
Job Titles
1 27 (22.31%) Developer
2 26 (21.49%) Analyst
3 14 (11.57%) Consultant
4 11 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 9 (7.44%) Java Developer
6 8 (6.61%) .NET Developer
6 8 (6.61%) ERP Manager
6 8 (6.61%) Java Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) IT Analyst
7 7 (5.79%) IT Manager
7 7 (5.79%) J2EE Developer
7 7 (5.79%) Java/J2EE Developer
7 7 (5.79%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.79%) Senior J2EE Developer
7 7 (5.79%) Senior Java Developer
7 7 (5.79%) Senior Java Engineer
7 7 (5.79%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 7 (5.79%) Support Analyst
8 6 (4.96%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (4.96%) Support Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.74%) .NET
1 13 (10.74%) Spring
2 9 (7.44%) Spring Boot
2 9 (7.44%) Web Services
3 7 (5.79%) Apache NiFi
3 7 (5.79%) Elastic Stack
3 7 (5.79%) J2EE
3 7 (5.79%) JDBC
3 7 (5.79%) JPA
3 7 (5.79%) RESTful
4 6 (4.96%) WinForms
5 5 (4.13%) AngularJS
5 5 (4.13%) CSS
5 5 (4.13%) HTML
5 5 (4.13%) WPF
6 4 (3.31%) JSP
6 4 (3.31%) JSR 168
6 4 (3.31%) SAML
7 3 (2.48%) .NET Core
7 3 (2.48%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.05%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (11.57%) Management Information System
3 10 (8.26%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (4.13%) FMCG
5 4 (3.31%) Driving Licence
6 3 (2.48%) Industry 4.0
6 3 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.65%) Clustering
7 2 (1.65%) Cyberthreat
7 2 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.65%) Fibre Optics
7 2 (1.65%) Life Science
7 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Licensing
8 1 (0.83%) AS400
8 1 (0.83%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.83%) iSeries
8 1 (0.83%) SCADA
8 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.88%) Windows
2 12 (9.92%) Linux
3 9 (7.44%) Unix
4 7 (5.79%) Windows Server
5 4 (3.31%) Windows 10
6 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.83%) Android
7 1 (0.83%) CentOS
7 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.83%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.83%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.83%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (24.79%) Problem-Solving
2 20 (16.53%) ERP
3 19 (15.70%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (11.57%) Information Security
5 14 (11.57%) Programme Management
5 14 (11.57%) Project Management
6 13 (10.74%) Digital Marketing
6 13 (10.74%) ITIL
7 12 (9.92%) Decision-Making
7 12 (9.92%) Stakeholder Management
8 10 (8.26%) DevOps
8 10 (8.26%) Information Security Management
8 10 (8.26%) ISMS
8 10 (8.26%) Problem Management
8 10 (8.26%) Security Management
9 9 (7.44%) Logistics
9 9 (7.44%) Microservices
9 9 (7.44%) OO
9 9 (7.44%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 17 (14.05%) Java
2 14 (11.57%) SQL
3 11 (9.09%) C#
4 9 (7.44%) TypeScript
5 8 (6.61%) JavaScript
5 8 (6.61%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.31%) C++
7 3 (2.48%) PHP
8 2 (1.65%) Python
8 2 (1.65%) R
9 1 (0.83%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.83%) C
9 1 (0.83%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.83%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.83%) VB
9 1 (0.83%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (5.79%) Degree
2 3 (2.48%) CISSP
2 3 (2.48%) PMP
3 2 (1.65%) CCNA
3 2 (1.65%) CESG Certified Professional
3 2 (1.65%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (1.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.65%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.83%) AAT
4 1 (0.83%) ACCA
4 1 (0.83%) CCNP
4 1 (0.83%) CIMA
4 1 (0.83%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.83%) JNCIA
4 1 (0.83%) JNCIP
4 1 (0.83%) PhD
4 1 (0.83%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.61%) SLA
2 6 (4.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (3.31%) BS25999
3 4 (3.31%) ISO 9001
3 4 (3.31%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 4 (3.31%) PMO
4 2 (1.65%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (1.65%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.65%) JSP 440
4 2 (1.65%) QA
System Software
1 9 (7.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (2.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.65%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.65%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.83%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (5.79%) Kibana
1 7 (5.79%) logstash
2 3 (2.48%) SCCM
3 2 (1.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (1.65%) SCDPM
3 2 (1.65%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.83%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 28 (23.14%) SAP
2 21 (17.36%) Microsoft
3 13 (10.74%) Oracle
4 10 (8.26%) Sony
5 3 (2.48%) HP
5 3 (2.48%) JD Edwards
5 3 (2.48%) Sage
5 3 (2.48%) VMware
6 2 (1.65%) Cisco
6 2 (1.65%) PTC
7 1 (0.83%) Blue Coat
7 1 (0.83%) IBM
7 1 (0.83%) IFS
7 1 (0.83%) Jitterbit
7 1 (0.83%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.83%) ProCurve
7 1 (0.83%) QAD
7 1 (0.83%) SolarWinds
7 1 (0.83%) Tableau
7 1 (0.83%) Veeam