Period
to 16 January 2021

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 16 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 566 731 679
Rank change year-on-year +165 -52 +5
Permanent jobs citing FMCG 185 317 488
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.25% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.77% 0.65% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 158 244 445
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £56,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% -7.08% +2.73%
10th Percentile £34,000 £28,325 £35,950
90th Percentile £90,550 £86,950 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £56,500
% change year-on-year - -11.50% +7.62%

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 23,903 48,572 59,794
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.40% 38.51% 39.58%
Number of salaries quoted 18,694 37,693 46,146
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £30,000 £29,405
90th Percentile £95,000 £93,750 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +4.65%

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 16 January 2021.

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 16 January 2021. 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 +173 163 £60,000 +12.15% 82
London +222 100 £65,000 +18.18% 15
UK excluding London +95 80 £50,000 - 71
Work from Home -33 34 £52,250 -12.92% 5
North of England +68 27 £50,000 -4.76% 18
North West +65 23 £50,000 -18.03% 8
Midlands +60 16 £45,000 -18.18% 14
Scotland +54 15 £50,000 +13.64% 1
South East +112 14 £52,500 +23.53% 19
West Midlands +67 10 £45,000 -25.00% 7
East Midlands +42 6 £28,000 -34.12% 7
East of England +84 4 £50,000 -2.44% 11
Yorkshire +34 3 £42,500 +23.64% 10
South West +79 2 £55,000 +107.55% 7
Northern Ireland - 2 £23,500 - 1
North East - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 16 January 2021, 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 61 (32.97%) Retail
2 52 (28.11%) SQL
3 44 (23.78%) Python
4 42 (22.70%) Manufacturing
5 39 (21.08%) ERP
6 34 (18.38%) E-Commerce
7 33 (17.84%) Java
8 32 (17.30%) SAP
9 28 (15.14%) B2B
9 28 (15.14%) B2C
9 28 (15.14%) Degree
9 28 (15.14%) AWS
10 27 (14.59%) Logistics
11 26 (14.05%) Microsoft
11 26 (14.05%) Waterfall
11 26 (14.05%) DevOps
12 25 (13.51%) Identity Access Management
13 24 (12.97%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (12.97%) Finance
14 23 (12.43%) Azure
15 22 (11.89%) SaaS
15 22 (11.89%) PaaS
15 22 (11.89%) IaaS
15 22 (11.89%) Web Services
16 21 (11.35%) DNS
16 21 (11.35%) Scrum
16 21 (11.35%) Information Security
16 21 (11.35%) Analytics
16 21 (11.35%) Single Sign-On
17 20 (10.81%) Ruby

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 (9.73%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (7.03%) Apache Spark
3 6 (3.24%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (3.24%) Red Hat Fuse
3 6 (3.24%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.62%) SAS
5 2 (1.08%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.08%) WordPress
6 1 (0.54%) Apache
6 1 (0.54%) CMS
6 1 (0.54%) Confluence
6 1 (0.54%) Drupal
6 1 (0.54%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (5.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.62%) SPSS
3 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.54%) PTC Creo
4 1 (0.54%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (9.73%) SAP Hybris
2 12 (6.49%) NetSuite
3 6 (3.24%) Oracle Applications
4 3 (1.62%) SAP CO
4 3 (1.62%) SAP FI
4 3 (1.62%) SAP FI/CO
4 3 (1.62%) SAP S/4HANA
4 3 (1.62%) Sentinel
5 2 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (1.08%) SAP BPC
5 2 (1.08%) SAP R/3
6 1 (0.54%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.54%) Epicor Tropos
6 1 (0.54%) Magento
6 1 (0.54%) SAP SD
6 1 (0.54%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 28 (15.14%) AWS
2 23 (12.43%) Azure
3 22 (11.89%) IaaS
3 22 (11.89%) PaaS
3 22 (11.89%) SaaS
4 18 (9.73%) Akamai
4 18 (9.73%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (3.78%) GCP
5 7 (3.78%) Office 365
6 6 (3.24%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (3.24%) Power Platform
7 2 (1.08%) Asana
7 2 (1.08%) Boomi
7 2 (1.08%) G Suite
7 2 (1.08%) GitHub
7 2 (1.08%) Slack
8 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.54%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 21 (11.35%) DNS
2 7 (3.78%) Intranet
3 6 (3.24%) Firewall
4 4 (2.16%) 5G
4 4 (2.16%) WAN
5 3 (1.62%) DHCP
6 2 (1.08%) HTTP
6 2 (1.08%) ICMP
6 2 (1.08%) LAN
6 2 (1.08%) SNMP
6 2 (1.08%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.08%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (0.54%) Internet
7 1 (0.54%) MPLS
7 1 (0.54%) PPP
7 1 (0.54%) SAN
7 1 (0.54%) VPN
7 1 (0.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (10.81%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.95%) Big Data
3 9 (4.86%) Tableau
4 7 (3.78%) Relational Database
5 6 (3.24%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (3.24%) Oracle Database
5 6 (3.24%) Oracle Database 12c
5 6 (3.24%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (3.24%) Power BI
6 5 (2.70%) BigQuery
6 5 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.16%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.16%) Impala
7 4 (2.16%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.16%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.16%) RDBMS
7 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2000
7 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.16%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 4 (2.16%) JIRA
2 2 (1.08%) Jenkins
2 2 (1.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.54%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.54%) Grunt
3 1 (0.54%) gulp
3 1 (0.54%) webpack
General
1 61 (32.97%) Retail
2 42 (22.70%) Manufacturing
3 24 (12.97%) Finance
4 14 (7.57%) Telecoms
5 13 (7.03%) Marketing
6 9 (4.86%) Advertising
7 6 (3.24%) Automotive
7 6 (3.24%) Banking
7 6 (3.24%) Publishing
8 5 (2.70%) Legal
9 4 (2.16%) Spanish Language
10 3 (1.62%) Brand Awareness
10 3 (1.62%) French Language
11 2 (1.08%) Law
11 2 (1.08%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.54%) Electronics
12 1 (0.54%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.54%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 28 (15.14%) Analyst
2 19 (10.27%) Architect
3 17 (9.19%) IT Manager
4 15 (8.11%) Project Manager
5 14 (7.57%) Senior DevOps
6 12 (6.49%) Data Scientist
7 11 (5.95%) IT Project Manager
8 10 (5.41%) Developer
9 9 (4.86%) DevOps Architect
9 9 (4.86%) DevOps Engineer
9 9 (4.86%) Senior Architect
9 9 (4.86%) Systems Manager
10 8 (4.32%) AWS DevOps
10 8 (4.32%) AWS DevOps Engineer
10 8 (4.32%) AWS Engineer
10 8 (4.32%) Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (4.32%) IT Infrastructure Manager
10 8 (4.32%) Security Analyst
11 7 (3.78%) IT Infrastructure Project Manager
11 7 (3.78%) Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (11.89%) Web Services
2 13 (7.03%) scikit-learn
3 11 (5.95%) EDI
4 9 (4.86%) TensorFlow
4 9 (4.86%) Theano
4 9 (4.86%) Torch
5 8 (4.32%) Natural Language Processing
6 5 (2.70%) .NET
7 4 (2.16%) Middleware
7 4 (2.16%) NumPy
7 4 (2.16%) Oracle Fusion
7 4 (2.16%) Pandas
7 4 (2.16%) RESTful
7 4 (2.16%) Spring
7 4 (2.16%) XGBoost
8 3 (1.62%) OAuth
8 3 (1.62%) OAuth2
8 3 (1.62%) OpenID
8 3 (1.62%) SAML
9 2 (1.08%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.73%) Cloud Native
2 16 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (7.03%) Algorithms
3 13 (7.03%) Management Information System
4 8 (4.32%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (3.24%) Replication
5 6 (3.24%) User Experience
6 4 (2.16%) Clustering
6 4 (2.16%) EPoS
6 4 (2.16%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.62%) PMI
8 2 (1.08%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.08%) Taxonomies
9 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.54%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.54%) Marketing Technology
9 1 (0.54%) Tandem
9 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.95%) Windows
2 10 (5.41%) Linux
3 6 (3.24%) Oracle Linux
3 6 (3.24%) Windows Server
4 3 (1.62%) Unix
5 2 (1.08%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (21.08%) ERP
2 34 (18.38%) E-Commerce
3 28 (15.14%) B2B
3 28 (15.14%) B2C
4 27 (14.59%) Logistics
5 26 (14.05%) DevOps
5 26 (14.05%) Waterfall
6 25 (13.51%) Identity Access Management
7 24 (12.97%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (11.35%) Analytics
8 21 (11.35%) Information Security
8 21 (11.35%) Scrum
9 19 (10.27%) Business Transformation
9 19 (10.27%) Data Science
9 19 (10.27%) Kanban
10 18 (9.73%) Configuration Management
10 18 (9.73%) Cybersecurity
10 18 (9.73%) Machine Learning
10 18 (9.73%) Microservices
10 18 (9.73%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (28.11%) SQL
2 44 (23.78%) Python
3 33 (17.84%) Java
4 20 (10.81%) Ruby
5 18 (9.73%) Go
6 12 (6.49%) JavaScript
7 6 (3.24%) R
8 5 (2.70%) C#
9 4 (2.16%) Scala
10 3 (1.62%) VBA
11 2 (1.08%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.54%) C
12 1 (0.54%) PHP
12 1 (0.54%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 28 (15.14%) Degree
2 11 (5.95%) Postgraduate
3 10 (5.41%) CISSP
3 10 (5.41%) Numerate Degree
4 5 (2.70%) SSCP
5 4 (2.16%) CEH
5 4 (2.16%) SANS
6 3 (1.62%) CISA
6 3 (1.62%) CSSLP
6 3 (1.62%) GCIA
6 3 (1.62%) GCIH
6 3 (1.62%) GIAC
6 3 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.62%) PMI Certification
7 2 (1.08%) CISM
7 2 (1.08%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.08%) GSEC
8 1 (0.54%) CCNA
8 1 (0.54%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.95%) GDPR
2 10 (5.41%) SLA
3 7 (3.78%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (2.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (2.16%) PMO
5 3 (1.62%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.54%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.54%) NIST
System Software
1 19 (10.27%) Docker
2 6 (3.24%) Oracle RAC
2 6 (3.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (2.70%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.54%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 21 (11.35%) Single Sign-On
2 18 (9.73%) Ansible
2 18 (9.73%) Kubernetes
2 18 (9.73%) Opscode Chef
2 18 (9.73%) Puppet
3 6 (3.24%) Data Guard
3 6 (3.24%) Oracle RMAN
4 4 (2.16%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (1.62%) Nessus
6 2 (1.08%) Perfmon
7 1 (0.54%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.54%) SCCM
7 1 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 32 (17.30%) SAP
2 26 (14.05%) Microsoft
3 20 (10.81%) Adobe
4 19 (10.27%) Oracle
5 18 (9.73%) hybris
5 18 (9.73%) New Relic
5 18 (9.73%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (5.41%) Google
6 10 (5.41%) VMware
7 4 (2.16%) Databricks
7 4 (2.16%) Symantec
8 3 (1.62%) App Annie
8 3 (1.62%) Carbon Black
8 3 (1.62%) Forcepoint
8 3 (1.62%) Proofpoint
8 3 (1.62%) Sophos
9 2 (1.08%) Cisco
9 2 (1.08%) Splunk
9 2 (1.08%) Veeam
9 2 (1.08%) Xamarin