The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 29 44 60
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +16
Permanent jobs citing FMCG 7 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.85% 0.67% 0.91%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 8.33% 1.98% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 5
Average salary £51,500 £56,250 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.44% -13.46%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £55,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-13.63% +29.41%
FMCG
Bedfordshire

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

Miscellaneous Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
84 101 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 34.15% 33.78% 27.45%
Number of salaries quoted 58 100 142
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +3.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £27,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

FMCG
Salary Trend in Luton

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

FMCG Salary Trend in Luton

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 8 (57.14%) SQL
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle
1 8 (57.14%) Web Services
1 8 (57.14%) UNIX
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) HPUX
2 7 (50.00%) Solaris
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
2 7 (50.00%) OO
2 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
2 7 (50.00%) J2EE
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
2 7 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (50.00%) JMS
2 7 (50.00%) SOA
2 7 (50.00%) Change Management
2 7 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (50.00%) MVC
2 7 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 7 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 7 (50.00%) CSS3
2 7 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 7 (50.00%) HTML5
2 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
3 6 (42.86%) Retail

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Luton 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 7 (50.00%) WebLogic
1 7 (50.00%) WebLogic Portal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (42.86%) Retail
2 5 (35.71%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Head of Architecture
1 5 (35.71%) Head of Enterprise Architecture
2 2 (14.29%) Applications Support
3 1 (7.14%) Information Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Security Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) Web Services
2 7 (50.00%) JMS
2 7 (50.00%) HTML5
2 7 (50.00%) CSS3
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) J2EE
2 7 (50.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
1 1 (7.14%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) UNIX
2 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) HPUX
2 7 (50.00%) Solaris
2 7 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
1 7 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 7 (50.00%) OO
1 7 (50.00%) SOA
1 7 (50.00%) Change Management
1 7 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (50.00%) MVC
1 7 (50.00%) Business Continuity
1 7 (50.00%) Problem Management
1 7 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 7 (50.00%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (35.71%) Coaching
2 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Architecture
2 5 (35.71%) Technical Architecture
2 5 (35.71%) E-Commerce
3 1 (7.14%) Information Security
3 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
3 1 (7.14%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) SQL
2 7 (50.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CISSP
1 1 (7.14%) CISM
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (50.00%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (7.14%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 8 (57.14%) Oracle