UK Manufacturing Salary Survey

Pay and benefits data for the manufacturing sector

Our UK Manufacturing Salary & Benefits Survey provides participants with much needed information on the market for key staff in manufacturing in the UK. With additional analysis by location and by company size the survey offers you a simple, straight-forward and confidential mechanism for keeping up-to-date with what is happening in reward in manufacturing and in your area.

Click to download the survey documents:
Input Questionnaire
Job Descriptions

UK Manufacturing Salary Survey Survey features:

  • Large and stable sample
  • Wide range of benchmark jobs including support roles
  • Online and individually tailored analysis results
  • Benefits data
  • Additional services and support from Alan Jones & Associates

The UK Manufacturing Salary & Benefits Survey covers functions directly involved in manufacturing/production as well as many support functions:

  • IT
  • Legal
  • Finance
  • Payroll
  • HR & Training
  • Facilities
  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Purchasing
  • Administration/Secretarial
  • Health & Safety
  • Engineering/Maintenance
  • Manufacturing
  • Assembly/Packaging
  • Supply Chain/Logistics
  • Project Management
  • Quality
  • Laboratory Technicians
  • Research
  • Software Engineering
  • Embedded Software Engineering
  • Electronics Design Engineering
  • Manufacturing Engineering
  • Mechanical Design Engineering
  • Software Development
  • Technical & Engineering
  • Customer Service
  • Technical Writing
  • Design
  • Product Development
  • Graduate Recruitment

The survey shows summary data on basic pay, bonus, on-target bonus and company cars/cash allowances for all of the job matches made by all of the companies taking part in the survey. The data is then broken down into subsets based on company size to enable participants to be sure they are comparing like with like. The analysis in the on-line results service can be filtered by:

  • Company turnover
  • Company location

The UK Manufacturing Salary & Benefits Survey is run continuously and is for participants only. Any company with job matches is eligible to join. The survey is paid for by participant subscription which covers:

  • Customised annual Excel/PDF copy of the survey results supplied directly to suit participant's own review schedule
  • Online survey results updated monthly
  • Benefits review results available on-line
  • Pay review survey free to survey participants (6 monthly): statistical analysis of past and anticipated pay movements, geographical analysis
  • Access to Alan Jones HR Policy Surveys free of charge

Further details on this survey (participating companies, job descriptions, questionnaires, price, etc.) are available on application to Alan Jones & Associates.

Manufacturing Industry Benefits Information Survey features:

The benefits questionnaire is online and is available to any organisation taking part in the salary survey. The benefits section of the UK Manufacturing Salary & Benefits Survey covers:

  • Contractual hours
  • Holiday entitlement including: holiday with service; buying and selling holiday; additional leave; sabbaticals
  • Sick pay including sick pay at start of employment and then as accrued with service
  • Permanent/prolonged health insurance
  • Life assurance
  • Pension schemes: defined benefit, defined contribution, stakeholder; annual allowance
  • Medical insurance, dental insurance, optical insurance
  • Share schemes
  • Maternity, paternity, adoption, shared parental/parental bereavement pay/leave policies
  • Flexible benefits
  • Long service awards; other payments & awards
  • Total reward statements; employee self-service
  • Recruitment/introduction bonuses
  • Professional subscriptions
  • Flexible working (incl. home/hybrid working)
  • Overtime
  • Absence & turnover
  • Commencement of benefits
  • EAP
  • Health & wellbeing

Participants must submit their benefits information to access this section of the Manufacturing survey.

Further details on the Manufacturing survey are available on application to Alan Jones & Associates.