The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
Rank 204 178 192
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +14
Permanent jobs citing FMCG 15 14 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.92% 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 15 14 5
Average salary £55,000 £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.22% +38.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,550 £29,750 £24,900
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £50,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +5.26%
FMCG
England

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

Miscellaneous Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Miscellaneous category
1586 1518 1435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 29.83% 30.90% 28.21%
Number of salaries quoted 1329 1284 1214
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,104 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

FMCG
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

FMCG Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

FMCG
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

FMCG Salary Trend in the West Midlands

FMCG
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing FMCG across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

FMCG Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

FMCG
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015. 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
Coventry - 9 £55,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £28,550 -
Shropshire - 2 £70,000 -
Walsall - 1 £37,500 -
FMCG
England

FMCG
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 19 (61.29%) Retail
2 14 (45.16%) Finance
2 14 (45.16%) SAP
2 14 (45.16%) Logistics
3 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
4 8 (25.81%) SAP SD
4 8 (25.81%) SAP FI
4 8 (25.81%) SAP MM
4 8 (25.81%) SAP CO
4 8 (25.81%) SAP FI/CO
4 8 (25.81%) SAP Retail
5 7 (22.58%) Supply Chain Management
5 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
6 6 (19.35%) .NET
6 6 (19.35%) SQL
6 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
6 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (16.13%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
8 4 (12.90%) VB
8 4 (12.90%) Project Management
8 4 (12.90%) Information Management
8 4 (12.90%) Banking
9 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (9.68%) Degree
9 3 (9.68%) SAP BW

FMCG
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 6 (19.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (25.81%) SAP SD
1 8 (25.81%) SAP FI
1 8 (25.81%) SAP MM
1 8 (25.81%) SAP FI/CO
1 8 (25.81%) SAP CO
1 8 (25.81%) SAP Retail
2 2 (6.45%) CA PPM
3 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (3.23%) SAP WM
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) FTP
1 2 (6.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) SQL Server
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (22.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (19.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (9.68%) SAP BW
5 2 (6.45%) RDBMS
5 2 (6.45%) Star Schema
5 2 (6.45%) MS Access
5 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.45%) QlikView
6 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.23%) OLAP
6 1 (3.23%) MySQL
General
1 19 (61.29%) Retail
2 14 (45.16%) Finance
3 5 (16.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (12.90%) Banking
5 2 (6.45%) Marketing
6 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 1 (3.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Analyst
2 9 (29.03%) Business Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) SAP Business Analyst
3 8 (25.81%) SAP Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Data Analyst
4 6 (19.35%) Developer
5 4 (12.90%) Development Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Project Manager
5 4 (12.90%) Information Manager
5 4 (12.90%) MI Manager
6 3 (9.68%) SQL Data Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) SAP Project Manager
6 3 (9.68%) SAP Manager
7 2 (6.45%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.45%) EDI Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Development Team Leader
8 1 (3.23%) Junior Developer
8 1 (3.23%) Head of Operations
8 1 (3.23%) Supply Chain Manager
8 1 (3.23%) Analyst Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) EDI
3 2 (6.45%) EDIFACT
3 2 (6.45%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) MDX
4 1 (3.23%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.45%) TRADACOMS
2 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (45.16%) Logistics
2 7 (22.58%) Supply Chain Management
2 7 (22.58%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.90%) Project Management
3 4 (12.90%) Information Management
4 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Project Planning
5 2 (6.45%) Refactoring
5 2 (6.45%) BPMN
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.45%) Change Management
5 2 (6.45%) Workflow
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) BPEL
5 2 (6.45%) ITIL
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.23%) CRM
6 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.23%) ETL
6 1 (3.23%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
1 6 (19.35%) T-SQL
2 4 (12.90%) VB
3 2 (6.45%) ActionScript
3 2 (6.45%) Java
3 2 (6.45%) ActionScript 2.0
4 1 (3.23%) PHP
4 1 (3.23%) C
4 1 (3.23%) C#
4 1 (3.23%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (9.68%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) SAP
2 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.45%) CA
3 2 (6.45%) SEEBURGER
3 2 (6.45%) Cognos
4 1 (3.23%) Oracle
4 1 (3.23%) Tableau