Period
to 1 August 2021

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 1 August 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Manufacturing
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
1 Aug 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 181 120 142
Rank change year-on-year -61 +22 -24
Permanent jobs citing Manufacturing 399 126 175
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 1.75% 2.33% 2.17%
As % of the General category 3.35% 5.15% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 337 114 146
10th Percentile £37,500 £27,063 £39,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £41,250 £45,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £52,250 £57,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.05% -8.33% -5.00%
75th Percentile £80,000 £65,012 £70,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £77,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +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 with a WFH option and a requirement for common skills.

All General Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for common skills 11,924 2,445 4,038
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 52.35% 45.18% 50.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8,800 2,056 3,338
10th Percentile £34,750 £33,750 £35,000
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +9.09%
75th Percentile £77,500 £73,750 £78,438
90th Percentile £93,525 £84,375 £90,000
UK median annual salary £56,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +2.73% +4.76% +5.00%

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 1 August 2021.

Manufacturing salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 1 August 2021, Manufacturing job roles required the following IT 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.

1 198 (49.62%) Finance
2 196 (49.12%) SAP
3 186 (46.62%) Business Intelligence
4 161 (40.35%) Electronics
4 161 (40.35%) Marketing
4 161 (40.35%) Public Sector
5 158 (39.60%) Programme Management
6 157 (39.35%) Telecoms
7 155 (38.85%) Digital Marketing
8 122 (30.58%) Agile Software Development
9 97 (24.31%) Microsoft
10 85 (21.30%) ERP
11 83 (20.80%) Social Skills
12 79 (19.80%) Degree
13 77 (19.30%) Azure
14 66 (16.54%) Scrum
14 66 (16.54%) AWS
15 62 (15.54%) SQL
16 59 (14.79%) Cybersecurity
17 57 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
18 55 (13.78%) .NET
19 54 (13.53%) Python
20 51 (12.78%) JavaScript
21 49 (12.28%) C#
22 47 (11.78%) Java
23 40 (10.03%) Git (software)
23 40 (10.03%) Software Engineering
24 39 (9.77%) Retail
24 39 (9.77%) DevOps
25 38 (9.52%) Dynamics 365

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 14 (3.51%) Confluence
2 13 (3.26%) SharePoint
3 11 (2.76%) Tomcat
4 8 (2.01%) JBoss
4 8 (2.01%) Mule
4 8 (2.01%) Mule ESB
4 8 (2.01%) Red Hat Fuse
5 6 (1.50%) Apache
6 5 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.00%) Skype for Business
8 3 (0.75%) IIS
8 3 (0.75%) nginx
8 3 (0.75%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.25%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (2.26%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (1.25%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (0.50%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.50%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 21 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
2 15 (3.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 15 (3.76%) NetSuite
2 15 (3.76%) SAP S/4HANA
3 14 (3.51%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (1.50%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
5 4 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
5 4 (1.00%) Oracle SCM
5 4 (1.00%) SAP SD
6 3 (0.75%) Infor M3
6 3 (0.75%) Sage 300 ERP
6 3 (0.75%) Sage CRM
6 3 (0.75%) SAP MM
6 3 (0.75%) SAP PP
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.50%) Sage 200
7 2 (0.50%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 77 (19.30%) Azure
2 66 (16.54%) AWS
3 38 (9.52%) Dynamics 365
4 29 (7.27%) Microsoft 365
5 21 (5.26%) Power Platform
6 15 (3.76%) SaaS
7 10 (2.51%) Amazon EC2
8 9 (2.26%) GCP
9 8 (2.01%) Serverless
10 7 (1.75%) Amazon Cognito
10 7 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.75%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.75%) Azure Service Bus
11 3 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.75%) PowerApps
11 3 (0.75%) Route 53
11 3 (0.75%) ServiceMax
12 2 (0.50%) PaaS
12 2 (0.50%) Power Automate
13 1 (0.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.01%) DNS
1 8 (2.01%) Firewall
2 7 (1.75%) LAN
2 7 (1.75%) SCCP
2 7 (1.75%) VPN
2 7 (1.75%) WAN
3 6 (1.50%) SMS
4 5 (1.25%) DHCP
4 5 (1.25%) Ethernet
4 5 (1.25%) RS-232
4 5 (1.25%) RS-485
5 4 (1.00%) Network Security
5 4 (1.00%) Skype
6 3 (0.75%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (0.75%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (0.50%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.25%) Cisco PIX
8 1 (0.25%) iSCSI
8 1 (0.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.52%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.01%) Power BI
3 18 (4.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (4.01%) MongoDB
5 15 (3.76%) NoSQL
6 14 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
7 13 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (2.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 9 (2.26%) Big Data
9 9 (2.26%) MySQL
10 8 (2.01%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.25%) QlikView
12 4 (1.00%) CouchDB
12 4 (1.00%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.00%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.00%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.75%) Hadoop
13 3 (0.75%) Tableau
14 2 (0.50%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 40 (10.03%) Git (software)
2 33 (8.27%) JIRA
3 16 (4.01%) JUnit
4 15 (3.76%) IntelliJ
5 12 (3.01%) Visual Studio
6 8 (2.01%) Maven
7 7 (1.75%) gulp
7 7 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (1.75%) Visual Studio Code
8 5 (1.25%) Eclipse
8 5 (1.25%) GCC
9 3 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.50%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.25%) Bitbucket
11 1 (0.25%) jMock
11 1 (0.25%) Mockito
11 1 (0.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 198 (49.62%) Finance
2 161 (40.35%) Electronics
2 161 (40.35%) Marketing
2 161 (40.35%) Public Sector
3 157 (39.35%) Telecoms
4 83 (20.80%) Social Skills
5 39 (9.77%) Retail
6 34 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (3.01%) Pharmaceutical
8 11 (2.76%) Organisational Skills
9 9 (2.26%) Banking
9 9 (2.26%) Law
10 8 (2.01%) Presentation Skills
11 4 (1.00%) Humanities
11 4 (1.00%) Local Government
11 4 (1.00%) Military
12 3 (0.75%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 3 (0.75%) Police
13 2 (0.50%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 86 (21.55%) Developer
2 67 (16.79%) Consultant
3 48 (12.03%) Analyst
4 26 (6.52%) Software Engineer
5 24 (6.02%) .NET Developer
6 22 (5.51%) Software Developer
7 21 (5.26%) Security Engineer
8 20 (5.01%) Project Manager
9 19 (4.76%) Business Analyst
10 15 (3.76%) Azure Consultant
10 15 (3.76%) Azure Engineer
10 15 (3.76%) C# Developer
10 15 (3.76%) IAM Consultant
10 15 (3.76%) SAP Consultant
10 15 (3.76%) Senior Analyst
11 14 (3.51%) Architect
11 14 (3.51%) C++ Software Engineer
12 12 (3.01%) Security Analyst
12 12 (3.01%) Security Specialist
12 12 (3.01%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (13.78%) .NET
2 36 (9.02%) AngularJS
3 34 (8.52%) ASP.NET
4 33 (8.27%) HTML
5 26 (6.52%) CSS
6 24 (6.02%) React
7 19 (4.76%) XML
8 18 (4.51%) Web Services
9 17 (4.26%) gRPC
9 17 (4.26%) OAuth
10 15 (3.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 15 (3.76%) NgRx
10 15 (3.76%) OAuth2
10 15 (3.76%) OpenGL
10 15 (3.76%) Protocol Buffers
10 15 (3.76%) WebGL
11 13 (3.26%) REST
11 13 (3.26%) SOAP
12 12 (3.01%) .NET Core
13 11 (2.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.26%) Algorithms
2 19 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
3 17 (4.26%) Cloud Native
3 17 (4.26%) Data Structures
4 15 (3.76%) CUDA
4 15 (3.76%) Management Information System
5 14 (3.51%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.01%) Driving Licence
6 8 (2.01%) SCADA
7 7 (1.75%) PKI
8 6 (1.50%) NHS
8 6 (1.50%) User Experience
9 5 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.25%) FMCG
10 4 (1.00%) Life Science
10 4 (1.00%) LIMS
11 3 (0.75%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.75%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.50%) Public Cloud
12 2 (0.50%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 32 (8.02%) Linux
2 25 (6.27%) Windows
3 8 (2.01%) Unix
3 8 (2.01%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.75%) Android
5 3 (0.75%) VMS
5 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (0.50%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.25%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.25%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (46.62%) Business Intelligence
2 158 (39.60%) Programme Management
3 155 (38.85%) Digital Marketing
4 122 (30.58%) Agile Software Development
5 85 (21.30%) ERP
6 66 (16.54%) Scrum
7 59 (14.79%) Cybersecurity
8 57 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
9 40 (10.03%) Software Engineering
10 39 (9.77%) DevOps
11 38 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
12 33 (8.27%) User Stories
13 32 (8.02%) Project Management
14 28 (7.02%) Identity Access Management
15 27 (6.77%) OWASP
16 26 (6.52%) CRM
17 24 (6.02%) MVC
18 22 (5.51%) Mentoring
18 22 (5.51%) Microservices
19 21 (5.26%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 62 (15.54%) SQL
2 54 (13.53%) Python
3 51 (12.78%) JavaScript
4 49 (12.28%) C#
5 47 (11.78%) Java
6 21 (5.26%) Go
6 21 (5.26%) Kotlin
7 20 (5.01%) C++
8 19 (4.76%) TypeScript
9 17 (4.26%) VB.NET
10 16 (4.01%) Ruby
11 14 (3.51%) PHP
11 14 (3.51%) T-SQL
12 13 (3.26%) C
13 12 (3.01%) PowerShell
14 8 (2.01%) Apex Code
15 7 (1.75%) Perl
16 5 (1.25%) Embedded C
17 4 (1.00%) Cython
18 1 (0.25%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 79 (19.80%) Degree
2 24 (6.02%) Security Cleared
3 18 (4.51%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.01%) CISSP
4 8 (2.01%) PMP
5 7 (1.75%) CISM
6 6 (1.50%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
7 5 (1.25%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.75%) (ISC)2 CCSP
8 3 (0.75%) CESG Certified Professional
8 3 (0.75%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.75%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 3 (0.75%) SAP Certification
9 2 (0.50%) AAT
9 2 (0.50%) ACCA
9 2 (0.50%) HND
9 2 (0.50%) MCT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.52%) NIST
2 29 (7.27%) GDPR
3 13 (3.26%) QA
4 7 (1.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.25%) GLP
5 5 (1.25%) GMP
6 4 (1.00%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.75%) SLA
8 2 (0.50%) Actionable Recommendations
8 2 (0.50%) COBIT
8 2 (0.50%) ISO 13485
8 2 (0.50%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.25%) Def Stans
9 1 (0.25%) IEC 61508
9 1 (0.25%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (7.77%) Docker
2 27 (6.77%) Active Directory
3 6 (1.50%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (1.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.75%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 34 (8.52%) Kubernetes
2 23 (5.76%) Terraform
3 10 (2.51%) Ansible
4 3 (0.75%) Nessus
5 2 (0.50%) Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.25%) CASB
6 1 (0.25%) QRadar
6 1 (0.25%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.25%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 196 (49.12%) SAP
2 97 (24.31%) Microsoft
3 36 (9.02%) Oracle
4 30 (7.52%) Salesforce.com
5 19 (4.76%) JD Edwards
6 17 (4.26%) Google
7 15 (3.76%) CyberArk
7 15 (3.76%) ForgeRock
8 12 (3.01%) Sage
9 7 (1.75%) Cisco
10 5 (1.25%) Epicor
11 4 (1.00%) Infor
11 4 (1.00%) MuleSoft
11 4 (1.00%) VMware
12 3 (0.75%) IFS
12 3 (0.75%) LabVantage
12 3 (0.75%) LabWare
12 3 (0.75%) Qualys
12 3 (0.75%) Talend
13 2 (0.50%) Apple