The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 99 111 82
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -29
Permanent jobs citing FMCG 3 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.22% 0.25% 0.56%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.64% 0.74% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £44,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.19% +10.52%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
FMCG
Scotland

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

Miscellaneous Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
469 540 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 34.21% 33.09% 36.52%
Number of salaries quoted 265 325 229
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,635 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

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

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

FMCG
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

FMCG Salary Trend in Edinburgh

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 (66.67%) Project Management
2 5 (55.56%) HTML
2 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 5 (55.56%) CSS
3 4 (44.44%) C#
3 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 4 (44.44%) Degree
4 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 3 (33.33%) Mercurial
4 3 (33.33%) Drupal
4 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
4 3 (33.33%) PHP
4 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) MVC
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
5 2 (22.22%) Lotus
5 2 (22.22%) VB
5 2 (22.22%) VBA
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) Windows
5 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
5 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
5 2 (22.22%) MS Access
5 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 2 (22.22%) SLA
5 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
5 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (22.22%) Project Planning

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (33.33%) Drupal
2 2 (22.22%) IBM Notes
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) MS Access
3 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 3 (33.33%) Mercurial
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (44.44%) Retail
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Drupal Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Senior Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Lead Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Analyst
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (11.11%) PMO Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Programmer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Development Manager
4 1 (11.11%) PMO Lead
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) HTML
1 5 (55.56%) CSS
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
3 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Solaris
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
3 2 (22.22%) Project Planning
3 2 (22.22%) Integration Testing
3 2 (22.22%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Business Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
4 1 (11.11%) Budget Control
4 1 (11.11%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) VB
4 2 (22.22%) VBA
5 1 (11.11%) XAML
5 1 (11.11%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Lotus
2 1 (11.11%) Sun