The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 151 153 143
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Permanent jobs citing FMCG 4 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.13% 0.21% 0.36%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.40% 0.52% 1.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 1
Average salary £47,500 £49,750 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.52% -13.47%
UK excluding London average salary £49,250 £52,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.28% +15.55%
FMCG
UK

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

Miscellaneous Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1010 1339 1017
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 32.75% 40.90% 32.99%
Number of salaries quoted 674 799 628
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,994 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

FMCG
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

FMCG Salary Trend in Scotland

FMCG
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh -7 4 £47,500 -3.06%
FMCG
UK

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Retail
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Drupal
2 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (20.00%) Budget Control
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 (40.00%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
1 2 (40.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Drupal Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Development Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Project Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Lead Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Development Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Solaris
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Budget Control
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) PHP
2 2 (40.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (20.00%) XAML
3 1 (20.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (20.00%) Sun