Period
to 25 February 2020

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FMCG over the 6 months to 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 679 688 689
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1 -115
Permanent jobs citing FMCG 338 470 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.31% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 0.79% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 257 337 411
UK median annual salary £52,500 £56,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.08% -5.83% +14.29%
10th Percentile £31,250 £34,700 £31,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £86,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -13.64% - +4.76%

FMCG is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 47,596 59,540 67,160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.55% 39.60% 38.57%
Number of salaries quoted 36,635 45,151 52,578
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +2.04%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £28,000
90th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +2.35%

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing FMCG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for FMCG in the UK

FMCG
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for FMCG in the UK

FMCG
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FMCG over the 6 months to 25 February 2020.

Salary histogram for FMCG in the UK

FMCG
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing FMCG within the UK over the 6 months to 25 February 2020. 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
England -3 305 £52,500 -7.08% 129
UK excluding London +41 216 £47,500 -13.64% 120
London -28 100 £55,000 -15.38% 21
East of England +83 62 £47,500 -15.93% 15
South East -1 55 £52,500 -7.08% 22
North of England +79 42 £52,500 +35.48% 24
Midlands +30 41 £55,000 +29.41% 32
North West +75 32 £67,000 +57.65% 15
East Midlands +20 23 £41,250 - 15
West Midlands +36 18 £60,000 +33.33% 17
Scotland +19 11 £44,000 -29.60% 7
Yorkshire +31 10 £34,375 -11.29% 9
South West +26 4 £38,250 -35.44% 16
Wales - 1 £62,500 - 5

For the 6 months to 25 February 2020, IT jobs citing FMCG 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 with a requirement for FMCG.

1 89 (26.33%) Retail
2 85 (25.15%) SAP
3 77 (22.78%) Finance
4 71 (21.01%) ERP
5 68 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
6 58 (17.16%) Project Management
7 51 (15.09%) Manufacturing
8 50 (14.79%) SQL
9 49 (14.50%) Microsoft
10 48 (14.20%) Analytics
11 37 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
12 36 (10.65%) Azure
13 34 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
14 33 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
15 32 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
16 31 (9.17%) Telecoms
17 30 (8.88%) Project Delivery
18 29 (8.58%) Windows
18 29 (8.58%) Office 365
18 29 (8.58%) Logistics
19 28 (8.28%) Banking
20 27 (7.99%) Degree
20 27 (7.99%) SAP S/4HANA
21 26 (7.69%) SAP FI
22 25 (7.40%) Continuous Improvement
23 23 (6.80%) Service Delivery
24 22 (6.51%) SAP FI/CO
24 22 (6.51%) SAP CO
24 22 (6.51%) Active Directory
24 22 (6.51%) E-Commerce

FMCG
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 13 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.18%) Confluence
3 3 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (0.89%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.59%) CMS
4 2 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (0.59%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.30%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.30%) Drupal
5 1 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.30%) WordPress
Applications
1 21 (6.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (2.96%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.37%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.89%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.30%) Adobe Premiere
6 1 (0.30%) CINEMA 4D
6 1 (0.30%) Maya
6 1 (0.30%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 27 (7.99%) SAP S/4HANA
2 26 (7.69%) SAP FI
3 22 (6.51%) SAP CO
3 22 (6.51%) SAP FI/CO
4 10 (2.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 9 (2.66%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (1.78%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 5 (1.48%) SAP PP
8 4 (1.18%) SAP MM
9 3 (0.89%) Dynamics NAV
9 3 (0.89%) Magento
9 3 (0.89%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.59%) NetSuite
10 2 (0.59%) Oracle Applications
10 2 (0.59%) SAP BPC
10 2 (0.59%) SAP SD
11 1 (0.30%) assyst
11 1 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 1 (0.30%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 36 (10.65%) Azure
2 29 (8.58%) Office 365
3 13 (3.85%) Power Platform
3 13 (3.85%) SaaS
4 11 (3.25%) Serverless
5 9 (2.66%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (1.48%) AWS
7 4 (1.18%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 3 (0.89%) IaaS
8 3 (0.89%) PaaS
9 2 (0.59%) G Suite
9 2 (0.59%) GCP
10 1 (0.30%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.30%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.30%) Azure Data Factory
10 1 (0.30%) GitHub
10 1 (0.30%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.30%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.85%) Firewall
2 7 (2.07%) DHCP
2 7 (2.07%) DNS
2 7 (2.07%) WAN
3 6 (1.78%) VoIP
4 5 (1.48%) LAN
5 4 (1.18%) Cisco Firepower
5 4 (1.18%) Converged Networks
5 4 (1.18%) Network Security
5 4 (1.18%) Software-Defined Networking
5 4 (1.18%) Wireless
5 4 (1.18%) WLAN
6 3 (0.89%) SAN
6 3 (0.89%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.59%) NAS
7 2 (0.59%) VLAN
8 1 (0.30%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.30%) Internet
8 1 (0.30%) Profibus
8 1 (0.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (5.62%) SQL Server
2 17 (5.03%) SAP HANA
3 15 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (3.85%) Power BI
5 10 (2.96%) Azure SQL Database
6 7 (2.07%) QlikView
7 6 (1.78%) DataStage
7 6 (1.78%) IBM InfoSphere
7 6 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
7 6 (1.78%) SAP BW
8 5 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.18%) Spotfire
9 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (0.89%) MySQL
11 2 (0.59%) DTS
11 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2017
11 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (1.78%) JIRA
2 2 (0.59%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.30%) MorphX
3 1 (0.30%) Subversion
3 1 (0.30%) TeamCity
General
1 89 (26.33%) Retail
2 77 (22.78%) Finance
3 51 (15.09%) Manufacturing
4 31 (9.17%) Telecoms
5 28 (8.28%) Banking
6 20 (5.92%) Marketing
7 15 (4.44%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.89%) Automotive
8 3 (0.89%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.89%) Legal
8 3 (0.89%) Retail Banking
8 3 (0.89%) Spanish Language
9 2 (0.59%) Publishing
10 1 (0.30%) Advertising
10 1 (0.30%) Billing
10 1 (0.30%) Law
10 1 (0.30%) Polish Language
10 1 (0.30%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 64 (18.93%) Analyst
2 41 (12.13%) Consultant
3 36 (10.65%) Architect
4 27 (7.99%) SAP Consultant
5 25 (7.40%) Project Manager
6 24 (7.10%) Developer
7 23 (6.80%) Business Analyst
8 21 (6.21%) FMCG Analyst
8 21 (6.21%) IT Manager
8 21 (6.21%) SAP CO Consultant
8 21 (6.21%) SAP FI Consultant
8 21 (6.21%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
9 20 (5.92%) IT Analyst
10 17 (5.03%) Business IT Analyst
10 17 (5.03%) IT Business Analyst
11 14 (4.14%) Java Architect
12 13 (3.85%) FMCG Business Analyst
12 13 (3.85%) SAP Analyst
13 12 (3.55%) IT Support
13 12 (3.55%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (5.62%) .NET
2 15 (4.44%) jQuery
3 14 (4.14%) Spring
3 14 (4.14%) Spring Boot
4 12 (3.55%) .NET Core
5 11 (3.25%) CSS
5 11 (3.25%) HTML
6 9 (2.66%) SAP Fiori
7 6 (1.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (1.18%) 802.1X
9 3 (0.89%) Web Services
10 2 (0.59%) AngularJS
10 2 (0.59%) ASP.NET
10 2 (0.59%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.59%) HTML5
10 2 (0.59%) Node.js
10 2 (0.59%) SAP Basis
10 2 (0.59%) Velocity
10 2 (0.59%) Web Dynpro
10 2 (0.59%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.95%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (4.14%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (3.55%) User Experience
4 8 (2.37%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (1.48%) Public Cloud
5 5 (1.48%) Renewable Energy
6 4 (1.18%) Data Centre
6 4 (1.18%) Virtual Team
7 3 (0.89%) Social Media
8 2 (0.59%) CESG
8 2 (0.59%) Clustering
8 2 (0.59%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.59%) Replication
9 1 (0.30%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.30%) Animation
9 1 (0.30%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.30%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.30%) Fibre Optics
9 1 (0.30%) Marketing Technology
9 1 (0.30%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (8.58%) Windows
2 13 (3.85%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (0.89%) Linux
4 3 (0.89%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.59%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.30%) Android
6 1 (0.30%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.30%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (21.01%) ERP
2 68 (20.12%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (17.16%) Project Management
4 48 (14.20%) Analytics
5 34 (10.06%) Stakeholder Management
6 33 (9.76%) Business Intelligence
7 32 (9.47%) Problem-Solving
8 30 (8.88%) Project Delivery
9 29 (8.58%) Logistics
10 25 (7.40%) Continuous Improvement
11 23 (6.80%) Service Delivery
12 22 (6.51%) Business Analysis
12 22 (6.51%) E-Commerce
13 20 (5.92%) Decision-Making
13 20 (5.92%) SDLC
14 19 (5.62%) Continuous Integration
15 17 (5.03%) Data Strategy
15 17 (5.03%) IT Strategy
15 17 (5.03%) TDD
16 16 (4.73%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 50 (14.79%) SQL
2 18 (5.33%) C#
2 18 (5.33%) Java
3 14 (4.14%) Kotlin
4 7 (2.07%) C
4 7 (2.07%) VBA
5 6 (1.78%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.18%) PowerShell
7 3 (0.89%) Python
8 2 (0.59%) ABAP
8 2 (0.59%) C++
8 2 (0.59%) PHP
8 2 (0.59%) R
8 2 (0.59%) X++
9 1 (0.30%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (0.30%) Go
9 1 (0.30%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.30%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.30%) VB
9 1 (0.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 27 (7.99%) Degree
2 4 (1.18%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (0.89%) MCSE
3 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (0.89%) PMP
3 3 (0.89%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 3 (0.89%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
4 2 (0.59%) CCNP
4 2 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.59%) SAP Certification
5 1 (0.30%) ACCA
5 1 (0.30%) CIMA
5 1 (0.30%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.48%) GLP
1 5 (1.48%) PMO
2 4 (1.18%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.89%) SLA
4 2 (0.59%) CESG Infosec
4 2 (0.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 2 (0.59%) QA
5 1 (0.30%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.30%) GDPR
System Software
1 22 (6.51%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.96%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.78%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.30%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.30%) Docker
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.30%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.30%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.30%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.18%) FortiGate
1 4 (1.18%) WSUS
2 3 (0.89%) Jamf Pro
2 3 (0.89%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (0.59%) Perfmon
4 1 (0.30%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (0.30%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.30%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.30%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 85 (25.15%) SAP
2 49 (14.50%) Microsoft
3 17 (5.03%) Oracle
4 12 (3.55%) Tableau
5 10 (2.96%) VMware
6 8 (2.37%) Cognos
6 8 (2.37%) IBM
7 7 (2.07%) Cisco
8 5 (1.48%) Sage
9 4 (1.18%) Aruba
10 3 (0.89%) Adobe
10 3 (0.89%) Concur
10 3 (0.89%) Dell KACE
10 3 (0.89%) Google
10 3 (0.89%) JD Edwards
11 2 (0.59%) CheckPoint
11 2 (0.59%) Dell
11 2 (0.59%) Meraki
11 2 (0.59%) Palo Alto
11 2 (0.59%) Symantec