Period
to 17 January 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for knowledge and experience of IFS products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IFS over the 6 months to 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within IFS AB.

IFS
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 337 331 388
Rank change year-on-year -6 +57 +6
Permanent jobs citing IFS 19 60 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.16% 0.40% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.34% 0.86% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10 58 15
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.58% -15.00% +12.50%
10th Percentile £21,250 £25,875 £32,500
90th Percentile £55,125 £52,875 £63,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - -5.26% +11.76%

IFS is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the Midlands.

All Vendors
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 5,515 6,939 7,513
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 45.81% 46.45% 44.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3,971 5,389 5,579
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £60,050
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,900
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.28% +4.22%

IFS
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing IFS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for IFS in the Midlands

IFS
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing IFS in the Midlands.

Salary trend for IFS in the Midlands

IFS
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IFS in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for IFS in the Midlands

IFS
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IFS within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Midlands +12 12 £50,000 +25.00% 2
East Midlands +8 7 £22,500 -28.00%
IFS
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, IT jobs citing IFS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for IFS.

1 19 (100.00%) ERP
2 17 (89.47%) SQL
3 10 (52.63%) JD Edwards
4 9 (47.37%) Project Management
4 9 (47.37%) LAN
4 9 (47.37%) RPG
4 9 (47.37%) Windows
4 9 (47.37%) WAN
4 9 (47.37%) FTP
4 9 (47.37%) B2B
4 9 (47.37%) JDE OneWorld
4 9 (47.37%) Telecoms
4 9 (47.37%) EDI
4 9 (47.37%) RPG IV
4 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
5 6 (31.58%) Epicor
6 5 (26.32%) Sage
6 5 (26.32%) B2C
6 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
6 5 (26.32%) Unix
6 5 (26.32%) XML
6 5 (26.32%) ITIL
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
6 5 (26.32%) Dynamics AX
6 5 (26.32%) EDIFACT
6 5 (26.32%) Change Management
6 5 (26.32%) Back Office
6 5 (26.32%) Validation
6 5 (26.32%) Finance
6 5 (26.32%) Manufacturing

IFS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (47.37%) JDE OneWorld
2 5 (26.32%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (21.05%) NetSuite
4 3 (15.79%) SAP Business One
5 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (5.26%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (5.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (5.26%) Infor CloudSuite
5 1 (5.26%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (47.37%) FTP
1 9 (47.37%) LAN
1 9 (47.37%) WAN
2 4 (21.05%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (15.79%) SAP HANA
General
1 9 (47.37%) Telecoms
2 5 (26.32%) Back Office
2 5 (26.32%) Finance
2 5 (26.32%) Manufacturing
3 3 (15.79%) Retail
4 2 (10.53%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Graduate
2 4 (21.05%) Graduate Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) SAP Business One Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) SAP Business Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Business Consultant
5 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) ERP Developer
5 1 (5.26%) ERP Manager
5 1 (5.26%) ERP Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) JDE Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Manager
5 1 (5.26%) SAP Project Manager
5 1 (5.26%) VB Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (47.37%) EDI
2 5 (26.32%) EDIFACT
2 5 (26.32%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) iSeries
2 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (47.37%) Windows
1 9 (47.37%) Windows Server
2 5 (26.32%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (100.00%) ERP
2 9 (47.37%) B2B
2 9 (47.37%) Project Management
3 5 (26.32%) B2C
3 5 (26.32%) Change Management
3 5 (26.32%) Data Validation
3 5 (26.32%) ITIL
3 5 (26.32%) Validation
4 4 (21.05%) Coaching
4 4 (21.05%) Innovative Thinking
4 4 (21.05%) Mentoring
4 4 (21.05%) Workflow
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) CRM
5 1 (5.26%) Decision-Making
5 1 (5.26%) Logistics
5 1 (5.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) SQL
2 9 (47.37%) RPG
2 9 (47.37%) RPG IV
3 4 (21.05%) C#
3 4 (21.05%) C++
3 4 (21.05%) Java
3 4 (21.05%) PL/SQL
4 1 (5.26%) VB
4 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
4 1 (5.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Virtual Servers
1 4 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 10 (52.63%) JD Edwards
2 6 (31.58%) Epicor
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 5 (26.32%) Sage
4 4 (21.05%) Axway
4 4 (21.05%) SAP
4 4 (21.05%) SEEBURGER
4 4 (21.05%) VMware
5 2 (10.53%) Infor
6 1 (5.26%) Baan
6 1 (5.26%) Oracle