Period
to 20 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Lean Manufacturing skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Lean Manufacturing over the 6 months to 20 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Lean Manufacturing
UK
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1173 1210 1284
Rank change year-on-year +37 +74 +52
Permanent jobs citing Lean Manufacturing 16 9 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.005% 0.012%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.010% 0.005% 0.014%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 12
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,200 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.72% -19.60% -35.48%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,350 £48,750 £68,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,200 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.94% -19.60% -35.48%

Lean Manufacturing 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 161665 167144 194190
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 89.93% 89.36% 88.79%
Number of salaries quoted 127669 138904 159942
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.01% +4.21% +5.56%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% - +6.25%

Lean Manufacturing
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Lean Manufacturing as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Lean Manufacturing in the UK

Lean Manufacturing
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lean Manufacturing.

Salary trend for Lean Manufacturing in the UK

Lean Manufacturing
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Lean Manufacturing over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Lean Manufacturing in the UK

Lean Manufacturing
Top 12 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lean Manufacturing within the UK over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 +54 13 £40,000 -0.50% 4
UK excluding London +36 13 £45,000 +11.94% 4
North of England +12 5 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Midlands +15 3 £57,500 +27.78%
South West +13 3 £45,000 +25.00% 1
North West -9 3 - -
North East - 2 £32,500 - 1
East Midlands - 2 £57,500 -
South East +41 1 £35,000 -21.17%
West Midlands +8 1 - -
Wales - 1 £63,500 - 1
London - 1 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, IT jobs citing Lean Manufacturing also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Lean Manufacturing.

1 16 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 12 (75.00%) Six Sigma
3 9 (56.25%) Degree
3 9 (56.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (43.75%) Process Improvement
5 5 (31.25%) HNC
6 4 (25.00%) Change Management
6 4 (25.00%) Electronics
6 4 (25.00%) HND
6 4 (25.00%) SMS
6 4 (25.00%) ISO 9001
6 4 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
6 4 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
7 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (18.75%) People Management
7 3 (18.75%) Windows
8 2 (12.50%) Python
8 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
8 2 (12.50%) C
8 2 (12.50%) C++
8 2 (12.50%) VB
8 2 (12.50%) Project Management
8 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
8 2 (12.50%) LabVIEW
8 2 (12.50%) DMAIC
8 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
8 2 (12.50%) Logistics
8 2 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management

Lean Manufacturing
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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) SMS
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) LabVIEW
General
1 16 (100.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (25.00%) Electronics
3 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Operations Manager
2 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma Specialist
2 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Test Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Buyer
3 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Quality Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Quality Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (12.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (18.75%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (75.00%) Six Sigma
2 9 (56.25%) Continuous Improvement
3 7 (43.75%) Process Improvement
4 4 (25.00%) Change Management
4 4 (25.00%) Strategic Thinking
5 3 (18.75%) People Management
6 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) DMAIC
6 2 (12.50%) E-Commerce
6 2 (12.50%) Logistics
6 2 (12.50%) Project Management
6 2 (12.50%) QMS
6 2 (12.50%) Quality Management
6 2 (12.50%) SIPOC
6 2 (12.50%) Supply Chain Management
6 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.25%) Benchmarking
7 1 (6.25%) ERP
7 1 (6.25%) TQM
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) C
1 2 (12.50%) C++
1 2 (12.50%) Python
1 2 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 5 (31.25%) HNC
3 4 (25.00%) HND
3 4 (25.00%) Six Sigma Green Belt
4 2 (12.50%) Six Sigma Black Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (25.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (6.25%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft