Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 502 705 712
Rank change year-on-year +203 +7 -37
Permanent jobs citing FMCG 179 401 496
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.29% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.75% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 141 321 396
Median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -11.50% +7.62%
10th Percentile £36,250 £28,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £77,500 £86,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -10.53% -13.64% +15.79%

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 18,751 53,151 65,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.17% 38.89% 39.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15,106 40,130 49,886
Median annual salary £57,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £29,750 £28,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £90,000 £85,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +5.88%

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for FMCG in the UK

FMCG
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing FMCG.

Salary trend for FMCG in the UK

FMCG
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing FMCG over the 6 months to 23 October 2020.

Salary histogram for FMCG in the UK

FMCG
Top 16 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 23 October 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 +195 166 £52,500 +5.00% 79
London +241 107 £65,000 +21.50% 12
UK excluding London +150 68 £42,500 -10.53% 72
Work from Home +42 26 £52,250 +16.11% 4
North of England +149 24 £40,000 - 19
Yorkshire +130 17 £40,000 +6.67% 4
Midlands +115 16 £42,500 -5.56% 17
West Midlands +122 12 £45,000 - 8
South East +114 10 £57,500 +15.00% 17
Scotland +93 8 £50,000 -3.85% 3
East of England +119 6 £46,250 -36.21% 5
North West +94 6 £80,000 +88.24% 11
East Midlands +75 4 £27,000 -32.50% 9
South West +128 2 £55,000 +120.00% 10
Northern Ireland - 2 £23,500 - 1
North East +19 1 - - 4

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 57 (31.84%) Retail
2 52 (29.05%) SAP
3 50 (27.93%) Finance
4 40 (22.35%) SQL
4 40 (22.35%) ERP
4 40 (22.35%) Manufacturing
5 38 (21.23%) Python
6 31 (17.32%) Java
7 29 (16.20%) AWS
8 28 (15.64%) Degree
9 26 (14.53%) Microsoft
10 25 (13.97%) Waterfall
11 24 (13.41%) B2C
12 23 (12.85%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (12.85%) Scrum
12 23 (12.85%) Identity Access Management
13 22 (12.29%) DevOps
13 22 (12.29%) User Experience
13 22 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
13 22 (12.29%) E-Commerce
14 21 (11.73%) Adobe
14 21 (11.73%) B2B
14 21 (11.73%) Salesforce.com
14 21 (11.73%) SaaS
14 21 (11.73%) PaaS
14 21 (11.73%) IaaS
15 20 (11.17%) Single Sign-On
15 20 (11.17%) DNS
15 20 (11.17%) Ruby
16 19 (10.61%) Data Science

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 18 (10.06%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (6.70%) Apache Spark
3 4 (2.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.23%) Red Hat Fuse
3 4 (2.23%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.68%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.12%) CMS
5 2 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.56%) Drupal
6 1 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (4.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.56%) PTC Creo
3 1 (0.56%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 18 (10.06%) SAP Hybris
2 17 (9.50%) SAP SD
3 16 (8.94%) SAP MM
4 12 (6.70%) NetSuite
5 6 (3.35%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (2.23%) Oracle Applications
7 3 (1.68%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (1.12%) SAP R/3
9 1 (0.56%) Epicor Tropos
9 1 (0.56%) Magento
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle CRM
9 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (0.56%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.56%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 29 (16.20%) AWS
2 21 (11.73%) IaaS
2 21 (11.73%) PaaS
2 21 (11.73%) SaaS
3 18 (10.06%) Akamai
3 18 (10.06%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 17 (9.50%) Azure
5 10 (5.59%) Power Platform
6 9 (5.03%) GCP
6 9 (5.03%) Office 365
7 7 (3.91%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (2.79%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.56%) Boomi
9 1 (0.56%) GitHub
9 1 (0.56%) Oracle CX
9 1 (0.56%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.17%) DNS
2 6 (3.35%) 5G
3 4 (2.23%) Intranet
4 2 (1.12%) DHCP
4 2 (1.12%) Firewall
4 2 (1.12%) WAN
5 1 (0.56%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.56%) HTTP
5 1 (0.56%) ICMP
5 1 (0.56%) LAN
5 1 (0.56%) SNMP
5 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.56%) VPN
5 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.50%) Big Data
1 17 (9.50%) SQL Server
2 12 (6.70%) Tableau
3 10 (5.59%) Power BI
4 9 (5.03%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.91%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.91%) Impala
6 6 (3.35%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (3.35%) RDBMS
7 5 (2.79%) BigQuery
8 4 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.23%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (2.23%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.23%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (2.23%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (0.56%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (0.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.56%) JIRA
General
1 57 (31.84%) Retail
2 50 (27.93%) Finance
3 40 (22.35%) Manufacturing
4 11 (6.15%) Marketing
4 11 (6.15%) Telecoms
5 7 (3.91%) French Language
6 6 (3.35%) Advertising
6 6 (3.35%) Automotive
7 5 (2.79%) General Ledger
8 4 (2.23%) Publishing
9 2 (1.12%) Banking
9 2 (1.12%) Law
9 2 (1.12%) Legal
9 2 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.56%) Back Office
10 1 (0.56%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.56%) Electronics
10 1 (0.56%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.56%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 29 (16.20%) Analyst
2 15 (8.38%) Architect
3 14 (7.82%) Consultant
4 13 (7.26%) IT Manager
5 12 (6.70%) Senior DevOps
6 10 (5.59%) Data Scientist
6 10 (5.59%) DevOps Architect
6 10 (5.59%) Senior Architect
7 9 (5.03%) Developer
7 9 (5.03%) DevOps Engineer
7 9 (5.03%) Project Manager
7 9 (5.03%) Systems Manager
8 8 (4.47%) AWS DevOps
8 8 (4.47%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 8 (4.47%) AWS Engineer
8 8 (4.47%) SAP Analyst
8 8 (4.47%) SAP Consultant
9 7 (3.91%) Account Manager
9 7 (3.91%) Security Analyst
9 7 (3.91%) Senior Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (10.06%) Web Services
2 13 (7.26%) EDI
3 12 (6.70%) scikit-learn
4 7 (3.91%) NumPy
4 7 (3.91%) Pandas
5 6 (3.35%) Natural Language Processing
5 6 (3.35%) RESTful
5 6 (3.35%) Spring
5 6 (3.35%) TensorFlow
5 6 (3.35%) XGBoost
6 5 (2.79%) Theano
6 5 (2.79%) Torch
7 3 (1.68%) Middleware
8 2 (1.12%) .NET
8 2 (1.12%) CSS
8 2 (1.12%) HTML
8 2 (1.12%) Node.js
8 2 (1.12%) OAuth2
8 2 (1.12%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (1.12%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.29%) Analytical Skills
1 22 (12.29%) User Experience
2 18 (10.06%) Cloud Native
3 12 (6.70%) Algorithms
4 11 (6.15%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.23%) Clustering
5 4 (2.23%) EPoS
5 4 (2.23%) Replication
5 4 (2.23%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (1.68%) PMI
7 2 (1.12%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.56%) BYOD
8 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.56%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.56%) Social Media
8 1 (0.56%) TRADACOMS
8 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.47%) Windows
2 5 (2.79%) Linux
3 4 (2.23%) Oracle Linux
3 4 (2.23%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.12%) Unix
5 1 (0.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (22.35%) ERP
2 25 (13.97%) Waterfall
3 24 (13.41%) B2C
4 23 (12.85%) Identity Access Management
4 23 (12.85%) Scrum
4 23 (12.85%) Stakeholder Management
5 22 (12.29%) DevOps
5 22 (12.29%) E-Commerce
6 21 (11.73%) B2B
7 19 (10.61%) Data Science
7 19 (10.61%) Kanban
7 19 (10.61%) Microservices
8 18 (10.06%) Business Transformation
8 18 (10.06%) Configuration Management
9 17 (9.50%) Agile Software Development
9 17 (9.50%) Logistics
9 17 (9.50%) SAP Implementation
10 16 (8.94%) ITIL
11 14 (7.82%) Analytics
11 14 (7.82%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 40 (22.35%) SQL
2 38 (21.23%) Python
3 31 (17.32%) Java
4 20 (11.17%) Ruby
5 18 (10.06%) Go
6 12 (6.70%) JavaScript
7 7 (3.91%) Scala
8 3 (1.68%) C#
8 3 (1.68%) R
9 2 (1.12%) VBA
10 1 (0.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (15.64%) Degree
2 9 (5.03%) CISSP
3 7 (3.91%) Postgraduate
4 6 (3.35%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.23%) CEH
6 4 (2.23%) PMI Certification
7 3 (1.68%) CISA
7 3 (1.68%) CISM
7 3 (1.68%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (1.68%) SANS
7 3 (1.68%) SSCP
8 2 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (1.12%) CSSLP
8 2 (1.12%) GIAC
8 2 (1.12%) MCP
9 1 (0.56%) GCIA
9 1 (0.56%) GCIH
9 1 (0.56%) GSEC
9 1 (0.56%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.70%) SLA
2 6 (3.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 5 (2.79%) GDPR
4 2 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.56%) GxP
5 1 (0.56%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 18 (10.06%) Docker
2 6 (3.35%) Active Directory
3 5 (2.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (2.23%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.56%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 20 (11.17%) Single Sign-On
2 18 (10.06%) Ansible
2 18 (10.06%) Kubernetes
2 18 (10.06%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (10.06%) Puppet
3 4 (2.23%) Data Guard
3 4 (2.23%) Oracle RMAN
4 2 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (1.12%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.56%) Nessus
Vendors
1 52 (29.05%) SAP
2 26 (14.53%) Microsoft
3 21 (11.73%) Adobe
3 21 (11.73%) Salesforce.com
4 18 (10.06%) hybris
4 18 (10.06%) New Relic
5 13 (7.26%) Oracle
6 10 (5.59%) VMware
7 7 (3.91%) Databricks
8 4 (2.23%) Google
9 2 (1.12%) Carbon Black
9 2 (1.12%) Forcepoint
9 2 (1.12%) Nintex
9 2 (1.12%) Proofpoint
9 2 (1.12%) Sophos
9 2 (1.12%) Symantec
10 1 (0.56%) Centrify
10 1 (0.56%) MapR
10 1 (0.56%) Splunk
10 1 (0.56%) Veeam