The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FMCG over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
England / North West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 130 224
Rank change year-on-year -64 +94  
Permanent jobs citing FMCG 85 109 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.24% 1.94% 0.41%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 3.04% 4.89% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 77 107 15
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,600 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £71,000 £107,000
UK excluding London median salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.55%  

FMCG is in the generic IT skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for generic IT skills.

Generic IT Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 2794 2230 2348
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 40.69% 39.68% 37.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2247 1918 1877
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £58,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing FMCG as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Miscellaneous category.

Job vacancy trend for FMCG in the North West

FMCG
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for FMCG in the North West

FMCG
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FMCG in the North West over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Salary histogram for FMCG in the North West

FMCG
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -53 63 £55,000 - 4
Merseyside -4 9 £42,500 -5.55% 1
Cheshire -31 5 £45,000 -5.26% 2
FMCG
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT jobs citing FMCG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for FMCG.

1 144 (75.39%) SAP
2 122 (63.87%) ERP
3 113 (59.16%) SAP ERP
4 97 (50.79%) Translating Business Requirements
5 96 (50.26%) Matrix Organization
6 74 (38.74%) SAP SD
7 43 (22.51%) SAP APO
8 39 (20.42%) Order to Cash
9 30 (15.71%) SharePoint
10 28 (14.66%) Microsoft Office
11 26 (13.61%) Business Intelligence
12 22 (11.52%) Microsoft
13 17 (8.90%) Citrix
14 16 (8.38%) EDI
14 16 (8.38%) Windows
15 15 (7.85%) Logistics
15 15 (7.85%) IT Strategy
15 15 (7.85%) High Availability
16 14 (7.33%) Retail
16 14 (7.33%) SQL Server
16 14 (7.33%) ABAP
17 13 (6.81%) Greenfield Project
17 13 (6.81%) SAP HANA
18 12 (6.28%) Windows 7
18 12 (6.28%) Windows 10
18 12 (6.28%) Data Centre
18 12 (6.28%) CA
18 12 (6.28%) SAP BW
18 12 (6.28%) SAP FI
18 12 (6.28%) SAP MM

FMCG
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 30 (15.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.57%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (1.05%) NetWeaver
3 2 (1.05%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.52%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (14.66%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (2.62%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.52%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.52%) Autodesk Inventor
3 1 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 113 (59.16%) SAP ERP
2 74 (38.74%) SAP SD
3 43 (22.51%) SAP APO
4 12 (6.28%) SAP CO
4 12 (6.28%) SAP FI
4 12 (6.28%) SAP FI/CO
4 12 (6.28%) SAP MM
4 12 (6.28%) SAP PP
4 12 (6.28%) SAP QM
4 12 (6.28%) SAP WM
5 4 (2.09%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (1.57%) Sage 200
7 2 (1.05%) SAP Business One
7 2 (1.05%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.09%) Google Analytics
1 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.52%) AdWords
3 1 (0.52%) Basecamp
3 1 (0.52%) IaaS
3 1 (0.52%) MailChimp
3 1 (0.52%) PaaS
3 1 (0.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.57%) LAN
1 3 (1.57%) WAN
2 2 (1.05%) DHCP
2 2 (1.05%) DNS
3 1 (0.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.33%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.81%) SAP HANA
3 12 (6.28%) SAP BW
4 11 (5.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (4.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.57%) BigQuery
6 3 (1.57%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 3 (1.57%) DB2
6 3 (1.57%) Power BI
6 3 (1.57%) Qlik Sense
6 3 (1.57%) QlikView
6 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.52%) Essbase
Development Applications
1 5 (2.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (7.33%) Retail
2 9 (4.71%) Finance
2 9 (4.71%) Manufacturing
2 9 (4.71%) Marketing
3 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.52%) Advertising
4 1 (0.52%) German Language
Job Titles
1 119 (62.30%) Analyst
2 111 (58.12%) SAP Analyst
3 99 (51.83%) Business Analyst
3 99 (51.83%) SAP Business Analyst
4 57 (29.84%) SAP SD Analyst
4 57 (29.84%) SAP SD Business Analyst
5 41 (21.47%) SAP APO Analyst
5 41 (21.47%) SAP APO Business Analyst
6 16 (8.38%) IT Manager
7 12 (6.28%) ERP Trainer
7 12 (6.28%) IT Operations Manager
7 12 (6.28%) IT Trainer
7 12 (6.28%) Logistics Analyst
7 12 (6.28%) Operations Manager
7 12 (6.28%) SAP Logistics Analyst
7 12 (6.28%) SAP Trainer
7 12 (6.28%) Senior IT Trainer
7 12 (6.28%) Trainer
8 9 (4.71%) Developer
9 6 (3.14%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (8.38%) EDI
2 4 (2.09%) .NET
3 3 (1.57%) .NET Framework
3 3 (1.57%) ASP.NET
3 3 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 3 (1.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 3 (1.57%) Entity Framework
3 3 (1.57%) Web Services
4 2 (1.05%) SAP Basis
5 1 (0.52%) CSS
5 1 (0.52%) CSS3
5 1 (0.52%) HTML
5 1 (0.52%) HTML5
5 1 (0.52%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.81%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (6.28%) Data Centre
3 3 (1.57%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.05%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.05%) Social Media
5 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.52%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.38%) Windows
2 12 (6.28%) Windows 10
2 12 (6.28%) Windows 7
3 3 (1.57%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (63.87%) ERP
2 97 (50.79%) Translating Business Requirements
3 96 (50.26%) Matrix Organization
4 39 (20.42%) Order to Cash
5 26 (13.61%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (7.85%) High Availability
6 15 (7.85%) IT Strategy
6 15 (7.85%) Logistics
7 12 (6.28%) Business Analysis
7 12 (6.28%) Migration
8 7 (3.66%) Project Management
8 7 (3.66%) Stakeholder Management
9 5 (2.62%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (2.62%) Dimensional Modelling
10 4 (2.09%) Analytics
10 4 (2.09%) Change Management
10 4 (2.09%) E-Commerce
10 4 (2.09%) People Management
11 3 (1.57%) CRM
11 3 (1.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 14 (7.33%) ABAP
2 11 (5.76%) SQL
3 5 (2.62%) T-SQL
4 3 (1.57%) C#
4 3 (1.57%) Python
4 3 (1.57%) R
5 2 (1.05%) Java
6 1 (0.52%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.52%) PHP
6 1 (0.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (2.09%) Degree
1 4 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.52%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.57%) QA
1 3 (1.57%) SLA
2 2 (1.05%) PMO
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 144 (75.39%) SAP
2 22 (11.52%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.90%) Citrix
4 12 (6.28%) CA
5 4 (2.09%) Google
6 3 (1.57%) Sage
6 3 (1.57%) Tableau
7 2 (1.05%) Oracle
7 2 (1.05%) SEEBURGER
8 1 (0.52%) Facebook
8 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.52%) Twitter
8 1 (0.52%) Veeam
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