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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Manufacturing in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Manufacturing over the 6 months to 4 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
4 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 214 157 144
Rank change year-on-year -57 -13 +46
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 1,526 830 178
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.91% 2.21% 1.99%
As % of the General category 2.94% 4.25% 4.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1,002 726 159
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £26,750
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £56,250 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.27% +10.00% -14.89%
75th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £88,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% -

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 with a WFH option and a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 51,974 19,522 4,159
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 65.15% 51.92% 46.55%
Number of salaries quoted 26,483 14,083 3,418
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £56,757 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.71% +3.19% -4.35%
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £91,250 £87,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% +0.91% +4.76%

Manufacturing
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing Manufacturing as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Manufacturing trend for jobs with a WFH option

Manufacturing
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing Manufacturing.

Manufacturing salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

Manufacturing
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing Manufacturing over the 6 months to 4 July 2022.

Manufacturing salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 4 July 2022, Manufacturing job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for Manufacturing.

1 676 (44.30%) Finance
2 577 (37.81%) SAP
3 561 (36.76%) Public Sector
4 533 (34.93%) Business Intelligence
5 522 (34.21%) Electronics
6 507 (33.22%) Marketing
7 489 (32.04%) Agile
8 465 (30.47%) Programme Management
9 455 (29.82%) Digital Marketing
10 452 (29.62%) Telecoms
11 326 (21.36%) Social Skills
12 283 (18.55%) Azure
13 266 (17.43%) Microsoft
14 248 (16.25%) Degree
15 247 (16.19%) Problem-Solving
16 222 (14.55%) Python
17 212 (13.89%) SQL
18 192 (12.58%) C#
18 192 (12.58%) Retail
19 191 (12.52%) SaaS
20 181 (11.86%) JavaScript
21 177 (11.60%) Analytics
22 171 (11.21%) React
23 169 (11.07%) Project Management
24 166 (10.88%) ERP
25 158 (10.35%) Analytical Skills
26 155 (10.16%) Software Engineering
27 153 (10.03%) .NET
28 151 (9.90%) Java
29 143 (9.37%) Risk Management

Manufacturing
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 43 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 26 (1.70%) WordPress
3 11 (0.72%) IIS
4 8 (0.52%) NetWeaver
5 7 (0.46%) Apache Spark
6 6 (0.39%) CMS
7 5 (0.33%) Apache
7 5 (0.33%) Confluence
7 5 (0.33%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.26%) SAS
9 3 (0.20%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.13%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.13%) Documentum
10 2 (0.13%) Kinematics
10 2 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.066%) Apache Airflow
11 1 (0.066%) Mule
11 1 (0.066%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.066%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 59 (3.87%) Microsoft Office
2 51 (3.34%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (1.25%) Sketch
4 18 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 13 (0.85%) MS Visio
5 13 (0.85%) Photoshop
6 11 (0.72%) Adobe XD
6 11 (0.72%) Microsoft Project
7 10 (0.66%) Zeplin
8 9 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
9 5 (0.33%) CPLEX
10 4 (0.26%) Campfire
11 3 (0.20%) CATIA
11 3 (0.20%) Maya
12 2 (0.13%) 3ds Max
12 2 (0.13%) Blender
12 2 (0.13%) EPLAN
12 2 (0.13%) Houdini
12 2 (0.13%) Simulink
12 2 (0.13%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 56 (3.67%) SAP S/4HANA
2 28 (1.83%) NetSuite
3 14 (0.92%) Dynamics NAV
4 13 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
5 12 (0.79%) SAP CO
5 12 (0.79%) SAP FI
5 12 (0.79%) SAP FI/CO
6 11 (0.72%) Oracle EBS
6 11 (0.72%) SAP SD
7 9 (0.59%) Dynamics CRM
8 8 (0.52%) SAP ERP
8 8 (0.52%) SAP MDM
8 8 (0.52%) SAP PM
9 7 (0.46%) Primavera
10 5 (0.33%) FastStats
10 5 (0.33%) Oracle Applications
10 5 (0.33%) SAP WM
11 4 (0.26%) DELMIA
11 4 (0.26%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 3 (0.20%) SAP IBP
Cloud Services
1 283 (18.55%) Azure
2 191 (12.52%) SaaS
3 127 (8.32%) AWS
4 106 (6.95%) Microsoft 365
5 88 (5.77%) GCP
6 60 (3.93%) Power Platform
7 43 (2.82%) Azure DevOps
8 34 (2.23%) Serverless
9 31 (2.03%) Figma
10 26 (1.70%) BrowserStack
10 26 (1.70%) Dynamics 365
10 26 (1.70%) Sauce Labs
11 21 (1.38%) Azure Sentinel
12 18 (1.18%) Azure Active Directory
13 17 (1.11%) Azure Cosmos DB
13 17 (1.11%) Power Automate
14 15 (0.98%) AWS Lambda
14 15 (0.98%) PowerApps
15 13 (0.85%) GitHub
16 11 (0.72%) Amazon ECS
Communications & Networking
1 72 (4.72%) Firewall
2 48 (3.15%) VPN
3 40 (2.62%) WAN
4 34 (2.23%) LAN
5 32 (2.10%) Internet
6 18 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
7 14 (0.92%) Wireless
8 13 (0.85%) Network Security
8 13 (0.85%) TCP/IP
9 11 (0.72%) DNS
9 11 (0.72%) VLAN
10 10 (0.66%) SD-WAN
11 9 (0.59%) Software-Defined Radio
12 8 (0.52%) DHCP
13 6 (0.39%) PPP
14 5 (0.33%) Broadband
14 5 (0.33%) Ethernet
14 5 (0.33%) Intrusion Detection
14 5 (0.33%) MPLS
14 5 (0.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (7.60%) SQL Server
2 58 (3.80%) MySQL
2 58 (3.80%) Power BI
3 43 (2.82%) Big Data
4 32 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
5 28 (1.83%) MongoDB
5 28 (1.83%) Tableau
6 27 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
7 24 (1.57%) Redis
8 20 (1.31%) DynamoDB
8 20 (1.31%) NoSQL
9 19 (1.25%) Data Lake
10 16 (1.05%) Relational Database
11 14 (0.92%) SAP HANA
11 14 (0.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 12 (0.79%) Oracle Database
12 12 (0.79%) SAP BW
12 12 (0.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 10 (0.66%) Power Query
14 6 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
Development Applications
1 93 (6.09%) Git (software)
2 59 (3.87%) Cypress.io
3 52 (3.41%) GitLab
4 42 (2.75%) JIRA
5 31 (2.03%) Selenium
6 27 (1.77%) Postman
7 26 (1.70%) Gatling
7 26 (1.70%) JMeter
7 26 (1.70%) Protractor
7 26 (1.70%) SpecFlow
7 26 (1.70%) TestCafe
8 14 (0.92%) Jenkins
9 10 (0.66%) JUnit
9 10 (0.66%) LabVIEW
10 9 (0.59%) Visual Studio
11 8 (0.52%) Gradle
12 7 (0.46%) Eclipse
13 6 (0.39%) Cucumber
13 6 (0.39%) Rational DOORS
14 5 (0.33%) Bitbucket
General
1 676 (44.30%) Finance
2 561 (36.76%) Public Sector
3 522 (34.21%) Electronics
4 507 (33.22%) Marketing
5 452 (29.62%) Telecoms
6 326 (21.36%) Social Skills
7 192 (12.58%) Retail
8 158 (10.35%) Analytical Skills
9 110 (7.21%) Local Government
10 70 (4.59%) Legal
11 56 (3.67%) Pharmaceutical
12 49 (3.21%) Automotive
13 42 (2.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
13 42 (2.75%) Organisational Skills
13 42 (2.75%) Presentation Skills
14 40 (2.62%) Aerospace
15 36 (2.36%) Law
16 30 (1.97%) Games
17 19 (1.25%) Banking
18 17 (1.11%) German Language
Job Titles
1 295 (19.33%) Developer
2 184 (12.06%) Analyst
3 114 (7.47%) Project Manager
4 106 (6.95%) Software Engineer
5 69 (4.52%) Senior Developer
6 68 (4.46%) Consultant
7 64 (4.19%) .NET Developer
8 56 (3.67%) Architect
9 48 (3.15%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 46 (3.01%) IT Manager
11 41 (2.69%) QA Engineer
11 41 (2.69%) Senior Software Engineer
12 40 (2.62%) Full Stack Developer
13 39 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
13 39 (2.56%) Senior Analyst
14 38 (2.49%) Support Analyst
15 36 (2.36%) Administrator
15 36 (2.36%) Senior Manager
16 33 (2.16%) Support Engineer
17 32 (2.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 171 (11.21%) React
2 153 (10.03%) .NET
3 90 (5.90%) HTML
4 81 (5.31%) REST
5 78 (5.11%) CSS
5 78 (5.11%) Vue.js
6 58 (3.80%) AngularJS
7 49 (3.21%) Web Services
8 44 (2.88%) Node.js
8 44 (2.88%) PyTorch
9 43 (2.82%) Phoenix
9 43 (2.82%) Phoenix Framework
9 43 (2.82%) Swagger
10 41 (2.69%) Laravel
11 40 (2.62%) RESTful
12 38 (2.49%) JSON
13 37 (2.42%) Redux
14 35 (2.29%) RabbitMQ
15 34 (2.23%) Spring
16 33 (2.16%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 136 (8.91%) User Experience
2 102 (6.68%) Greenfield Project
3 53 (3.47%) Management Information System
4 45 (2.95%) Algorithms
5 39 (2.56%) 3D Printing
6 36 (2.36%) Data Structures
7 34 (2.23%) Industry 4.0
8 33 (2.16%) Virtual Team
9 30 (1.97%) Driving Licence
10 25 (1.64%) Linux Command Line
11 22 (1.44%) Life Science
12 21 (1.38%) FMCG
13 20 (1.31%) IoT
14 19 (1.25%) Cloud Native
14 19 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
14 19 (1.25%) Public Cloud
15 18 (1.18%) Blog
16 16 (1.05%) Cyber Defence
16 16 (1.05%) FPGA
16 16 (1.05%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 124 (8.13%) Windows
2 94 (6.16%) Linux
3 48 (3.15%) Unix
3 48 (3.15%) Windows Server
4 24 (1.57%) Android
5 22 (1.44%) CentOS
6 20 (1.31%) Windows 10
7 12 (0.79%) ThreadX
8 7 (0.46%) Windows Server 2019
8 7 (0.46%) Windows Vista
9 4 (0.26%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.26%) Windows Server 2016
10 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.13%) Robot Operating System
10 2 (0.13%) SUSE
11 1 (0.066%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.066%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.066%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.066%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 533 (34.93%) Business Intelligence
2 489 (32.04%) Agile
3 465 (30.47%) Programme Management
4 455 (29.82%) Digital Marketing
5 247 (16.19%) Problem-Solving
6 177 (11.60%) Analytics
7 169 (11.07%) Project Management
8 166 (10.88%) ERP
9 155 (10.16%) Software Engineering
10 143 (9.37%) Risk Management
11 129 (8.45%) Information Security
12 126 (8.26%) DevOps
13 117 (7.67%) Test Automation
14 115 (7.54%) Cybersecurity
15 110 (7.21%) Computer Science
16 106 (6.95%) Continuous Improvement
16 106 (6.95%) Scrum
17 102 (6.68%) Artificial Intelligence
18 96 (6.29%) CI/CD
19 92 (6.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 222 (14.55%) Python
2 212 (13.89%) SQL
3 192 (12.58%) C#
4 181 (11.86%) JavaScript
5 151 (9.90%) Java
6 112 (7.34%) TypeScript
7 82 (5.37%) C++
8 70 (4.59%) C
9 64 (4.19%) Bash
10 43 (2.82%) Elixir
10 43 (2.82%) Erlang
10 43 (2.82%) ML
11 40 (2.62%) PHP
12 35 (2.29%) PowerShell
13 31 (2.03%) T-SQL
14 29 (1.90%) R
15 26 (1.70%) Ruby
16 23 (1.51%) VB
17 18 (1.18%) Go
17 18 (1.18%) Perl
Qualifications
1 248 (16.25%) Degree
2 94 (6.16%) Security Cleared
3 75 (4.91%) SC Cleared
4 42 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 37 (2.42%) PMI Certification
6 31 (2.03%) PMP
7 25 (1.64%) Master's Degree
8 19 (1.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 17 (1.11%) ISTQB
10 15 (0.98%) DV Cleared
11 13 (0.85%) CISSP
12 12 (0.79%) BPSS Clearance
12 12 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 11 (0.72%) ACCA
13 11 (0.72%) CIMA
13 11 (0.72%) PhD
14 7 (0.46%) MCP
15 6 (0.39%) Postgraduate
16 5 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
16 5 (0.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 125 (8.19%) GRC
2 120 (7.86%) QA
3 42 (2.75%) SLA
4 41 (2.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 40 (2.62%) GDPR
6 36 (2.36%) PCI DSS
7 24 (1.57%) NIST
8 20 (1.31%) GMP
9 14 (0.92%) Data Quality
10 13 (0.85%) Accessibility
10 13 (0.85%) Good Clinical Practice
11 11 (0.72%) Actionable Recommendations
11 11 (0.72%) Cyber Essentials
11 11 (0.72%) ISO 9001
12 9 (0.59%) PMO
13 6 (0.39%) ECSS
14 5 (0.33%) GxP
14 5 (0.33%) PMBOK
15 4 (0.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
15 4 (0.26%) CDISC
System Software
1 119 (7.80%) Docker
2 80 (5.24%) Active Directory
3 35 (2.29%) Firmware
4 18 (1.18%) Hyper-V
5 15 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
6 6 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (0.26%) vSphere
8 3 (0.20%) Lustre
8 3 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (0.20%) VMware NSX
9 1 (0.066%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 1 (0.066%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.066%) NFS
9 1 (0.066%) OpenAM
9 1 (0.066%) OpenDJ
9 1 (0.066%) OpenIDM
9 1 (0.066%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.066%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 118 (7.73%) Kubernetes
2 74 (4.85%) Terraform
3 47 (3.08%) Ansible
4 33 (2.16%) Puppet
5 28 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
6 11 (0.72%) Trend Micro Deep Security
7 9 (0.59%) SCCM
8 7 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
8 7 (0.46%) Packer
9 5 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
10 4 (0.26%) MOM
11 3 (0.20%) Nagios
11 3 (0.20%) Nessus
11 3 (0.20%) vCenter Server
11 3 (0.20%) vRealize
11 3 (0.20%) VxRail
12 2 (0.13%) FortiGate
13 1 (0.066%) Consul
13 1 (0.066%) Dell DRAC
13 1 (0.066%) Grafana
Vendors
1 577 (37.81%) SAP
2 266 (17.43%) Microsoft
3 79 (5.18%) Oracle
4 57 (3.74%) Google
5 33 (2.16%) Cisco
6 29 (1.90%) VMware
7 24 (1.57%) Red Hat
7 24 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (1.44%) ServiceNow
9 20 (1.31%) JD Edwards
10 17 (1.11%) CyberArk
10 17 (1.11%) IBM
11 16 (1.05%) EMC
12 15 (0.98%) Extreme Networks
12 15 (0.98%) Ruckus Wireless
13 12 (0.79%) QNX
13 12 (0.79%) Siemens
14 11 (0.72%) Trend Micro
15 10 (0.66%) IFS
16 9 (0.59%) Workday