The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank - 120 104
Permanent jobs citing FMCG 0 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham - 0.38% 0.24%
As % of the Miscellaneous category - 1.49% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 4
Average salary - £27,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -38.28%
UK excluding London average salary £49,500 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+16.47% -22.72%
FMCG
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Miscellaneous category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Miscellaneous Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
561 538 387
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 25.97% 25.49% 23.06%
Number of salaries quoted 448 499 345
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,450 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £60,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing FMCG across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Miscellaneous category.

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

FMCG
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FMCG across the Birmingham region.

FMCG Salary Trend in Birmingham

FMCG
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing FMCG also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited FMCG.

1 6 (85.71%) Retail
2 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
2 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (42.86%) ERP
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
3 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Change Management
4 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
5 1 (14.29%) MS Project
5 1 (14.29%) SAP
5 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing FMCG also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited FMCG. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (85.71%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Analyst
2 6 (85.71%) Business Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Business Systems Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Support
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) SAP Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) JDE Support Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) PRINCE2
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 3 (42.86%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) Business Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Change Management
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
3 2 (28.57%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (28.57%) Data Migration
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) JD Edwards
2 1 (14.29%) SAP