Period
to 20 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Inventory Control skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Inventory Control over the 6 months to 20 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Inventory Control
UK
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 754 1003 1128
Rank change year-on-year +249 +125 +21
Permanent jobs citing Inventory Control 9 21 2
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.014% 0.017% 0.001%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.015% 0.018% 0.001%
Number of salaries quoted 8 20 2
Median annual salary £105,000 £42,500 £31,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +147.06% +33.86% +38.04%
10th Percentile £35,725 £40,750 £28,225
90th Percentile £112,500 £57,500 £36,675
UK excluding London median annual salary £105,000 £42,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +147.06% +21.43% +52.17%

Inventory Control is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 58,692 115,511 137,970
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 92.34% 92.13% 92.24%
Number of salaries quoted 47,378 92,513 110,205
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,763
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,000 £45,840 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.89% +1.87% -

Inventory Control
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Inventory Control as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Inventory Control in the UK

Inventory Control
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Inventory Control.

Salary trend for Inventory Control in the UK

Inventory Control
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Inventory Control over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

Salary histogram for Inventory Control in the UK

Inventory Control
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Inventory Control within the UK over the 6 months to 20 January 2021. 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
England +236 9 £105,000 +147.06% 2
UK excluding London +194 7 £105,000 +147.06% 4
Midlands +88 5 £105,000 +90.91%
West Midlands +75 5 £105,000 +90.91%
London +212 2 £40,000 -4.76%
East of England +108 1 - - 1
North of England - 1 £26,500 - 1
North West - 1 £26,500 -

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, IT jobs citing Inventory Control 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 with a requirement for Inventory Control.

1 8 (88.89%) Inventory Management
2 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (66.67%) SAP
2 6 (66.67%) Logistics
2 6 (66.67%) Supply Chain Management
3 5 (55.56%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (22.22%) ITIL
4 2 (22.22%) Smartcard
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Dell
5 1 (11.11%) SAP MM
5 1 (11.11%) BT
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Server Management
5 1 (11.11%) Storage Management
5 1 (11.11%) Preventative Maintenance
5 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
5 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
5 1 (11.11%) Data Entry
5 1 (11.11%) GDPR
5 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation

Inventory Control
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (55.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP MM
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Supply Chain Director
2 2 (22.22%) Configuration Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Support Specialist
2 2 (22.22%) Systems Support
3 1 (11.11%) Coordinator
3 1 (11.11%) Data Centre Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Smartcard
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Inventory Management
2 6 (66.67%) Logistics
2 6 (66.67%) Supply Chain Management
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL
3 2 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Asset Management
4 1 (11.11%) Data Entry
4 1 (11.11%) Preventative Maintenance
4 1 (11.11%) Server Management
4 1 (11.11%) Storage Management
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) GDPR
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) SAP
2 1 (11.11%) BT
2 1 (11.11%) Dell
2 1 (11.11%) HP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft