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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 101 100 80
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Permanent jobs citing FMCG 4 5 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.29% 0.35% 0.95%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 1.00% 2.72%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 1
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -21.73%
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +16.66%
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
496 502 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 35.35% 35.10% 34.71%
Number of salaries quoted 318 306 243
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,350 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 24 December 2014, 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 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Drupal
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) UNIX
3 1 (25.00%) Solaris
3 1 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (25.00%) XAML
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Degree

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 2 (50.00%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Drupal Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (25.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 2 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE
3 1 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Budget Control
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (50.00%) PHP
1 2 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) XAML
2 1 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Sun