Period
to 23 May 2018

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 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
UK
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 702 572 548
Rank change year-on-year -130 -24 -21
Permanent jobs citing FMCG 522 748 973
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.44% 0.48%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 1.04% 1.11%
Number of salaries quoted 373 625 876
UK median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,800 £32,000
90th Percentile £87,250 £77,500 £78,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

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 74,016 72,084 87,980
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.07% 42.61% 43.83%
Number of salaries quoted 57,741 58,056 71,208
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,750 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +8.43% -2.35% +6.25%

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 23 May 2018.

Salary histogram for FMCG in the UK

FMCG
Top 15 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 May 2018. 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 -149 470 £55,000 +10.00% 98
UK excluding London -162 285 £52,500 +5.00% 74
London -9 234 £67,500 +28.57% 28
North of England -138 95 £52,500 - 23
North West -105 66 £53,750 -2.27% 13
South East -75 56 £40,000 -27.27% 13
Scotland +10 47 £67,500 +138.94% 1
East of England -1 37 £45,000 +28.57% 17
Midlands -3 33 £45,000 - 13
Yorkshire -15 25 £34,000 -15.00% 8
East Midlands -12 18 £44,500 -1.11% 6
West Midlands +17 15 £47,500 +5.56% 7
South West -25 15 £50,000 +25.00% 4
North East -30 4 - - 2
Northern Ireland +5 2 £36,250 +61.11%

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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.

1 245 (46.93%) Retail
2 154 (29.50%) Finance
3 148 (28.35%) SAP
4 122 (23.37%) Project Management
5 91 (17.43%) Marketing
6 89 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
7 79 (15.13%) Manufacturing
8 73 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
9 70 (13.41%) Degree
10 67 (12.84%) ERP
11 65 (12.45%) Problem-Solving
12 60 (11.49%) PRINCE2
13 55 (10.54%) E-Commerce
13 55 (10.54%) Continuous Improvement
14 54 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
15 53 (10.15%) ITIL
16 51 (9.77%) SQL
17 50 (9.58%) Microsoft
18 49 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
19 43 (8.24%) Logistics
20 41 (7.85%) Analytics
21 40 (7.66%) Microsoft Office
22 39 (7.47%) HTML
22 39 (7.47%) Matrix Organization
23 38 (7.28%) SQL Server
24 37 (7.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 36 (6.90%) Programme Management
26 35 (6.70%) CSS
26 35 (6.70%) C#
26 35 (6.70%) .NET

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 19 (3.64%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.68%) Drupal
3 7 (1.34%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.15%) Apache Spark
4 6 (1.15%) CMS
5 5 (0.96%) IIS
5 5 (0.96%) SAS
6 4 (0.77%) Apache Pig
7 3 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.38%) Confluence
8 2 (0.38%) nginx
8 2 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.38%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.19%) Apache
9 1 (0.19%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.19%) JBoss
9 1 (0.19%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.19%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 40 (7.66%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.15%) Adobe Illustrator
3 6 (1.15%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (0.57%) SPSS
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.19%) InVision
6 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 35 (6.70%) SAP APO
2 34 (6.51%) SAP ERP
3 27 (5.17%) SAP SD
4 22 (4.21%) SAP S/4HANA
5 13 (2.49%) SAP SCM
6 12 (2.30%) SAP CO
6 12 (2.30%) SAP FI
7 11 (2.11%) SAP QM
8 10 (1.92%) SAP PP
8 10 (1.92%) SAP WM
9 9 (1.72%) SAP FI/CO
10 7 (1.34%) Dynamics AX
10 7 (1.34%) SAP BPC
10 7 (1.34%) SAP MM
11 5 (0.96%) SAP GRC
11 5 (0.96%) SAP Hybris
11 5 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
12 4 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
12 4 (0.77%) Oracle Financials
12 4 (0.77%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (3.45%) SaaS
3 14 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.92%) Office 365
5 7 (1.34%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.15%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.96%) Dynamics 365
8 2 (0.38%) Mimecast
8 2 (0.38%) npm
8 2 (0.38%) PaaS
9 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Cloud
9 1 (0.19%) AdWords
9 1 (0.19%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.19%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.19%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.19%) Boomi
9 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.19%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.19%) Salesforce Service Cloud
9 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 18 (3.45%) Internet
2 8 (1.53%) SMS
3 6 (1.15%) DNS
3 6 (1.15%) Firewall
4 5 (0.96%) Broadband
4 5 (0.96%) Intranet
4 5 (0.96%) SAN
5 4 (0.77%) DHCP
5 4 (0.77%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.77%) VPN
5 4 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.38%) FTP
6 2 (0.38%) HTTP
6 2 (0.38%) IP Telephony
7 1 (0.19%) LAN
7 1 (0.19%) Network Security
7 1 (0.19%) VLAN
7 1 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (7.28%) SQL Server
2 37 (7.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (4.02%) SAP HANA
5 20 (3.83%) Big Data
6 15 (2.87%) MongoDB
6 15 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (2.68%) QlikView
7 14 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
8 13 (2.49%) Apache Cassandra
9 12 (2.30%) NoSQL
10 10 (1.92%) MySQL
11 9 (1.72%) PostgreSQL
11 9 (1.72%) SAP BW
12 8 (1.53%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
12 8 (1.53%) Cloud Spanner
12 8 (1.53%) NewSQL
12 8 (1.53%) Power BI
13 7 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.15%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 14 (2.68%) Git (software)
2 4 (0.77%) Jenkins
2 4 (0.77%) JIRA
3 3 (0.57%) JUnit
3 3 (0.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (0.38%) CircleCI
4 2 (0.38%) Gradle
4 2 (0.38%) gulp
4 2 (0.38%) IBM UrbanCode
4 2 (0.38%) Jasmine
4 2 (0.38%) Maven
4 2 (0.38%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (0.38%) Protractor
4 2 (0.38%) Selenium
4 2 (0.38%) Travis CI
4 2 (0.38%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.38%) WebDriver
5 1 (0.19%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.19%) TeamCity
General
1 245 (46.93%) Retail
2 154 (29.50%) Finance
3 91 (17.43%) Marketing
4 79 (15.13%) Manufacturing
5 26 (4.98%) Pharmaceutical
6 20 (3.83%) German Language
7 17 (3.26%) Telecoms
8 15 (2.87%) Banking
9 12 (2.30%) Advertising
10 9 (1.72%) Aerospace
11 8 (1.53%) Billing
12 6 (1.15%) Automotive
12 6 (1.15%) Publishing
13 4 (0.77%) Dutch Language
13 4 (0.77%) Portuguese Language
13 4 (0.77%) Spanish Language
14 3 (0.57%) Electronics
15 2 (0.38%) Legal
16 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.19%) Games
Job Titles
1 113 (21.65%) Analyst
2 78 (14.94%) Business Analyst
3 58 (11.11%) Consultant
3 58 (11.11%) Developer
4 49 (9.39%) SAP Analyst
5 40 (7.66%) SAP Business Analyst
6 39 (7.47%) Architect
7 34 (6.51%) IT Manager
8 32 (6.13%) FMCG Manager
9 29 (5.56%) SAP Consultant
10 26 (4.98%) Project Manager
11 24 (4.60%) SAP APO Analyst
11 24 (4.60%) SAP APO Business Analyst
12 21 (4.02%) SAP Architect
13 18 (3.45%) .NET Developer
13 18 (3.45%) Business Manager
13 18 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
14 17 (3.26%) Programme Manager
14 17 (3.26%) SAP SD Consultant
15 16 (3.07%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (7.47%) HTML
2 35 (6.70%) .NET
2 35 (6.70%) CSS
3 31 (5.94%) AngularJS
4 20 (3.83%) Web Services
4 20 (3.83%) XML
5 17 (3.26%) Middleware
5 17 (3.26%) REST
6 16 (3.07%) ASP.NET
7 15 (2.87%) .NET Framework
8 14 (2.68%) ADO.NET
8 14 (2.68%) Code First Entity Framework
8 14 (2.68%) Entity Framework
9 13 (2.49%) HTML5
9 13 (2.49%) Node.js
10 12 (2.30%) CSS3
11 8 (1.53%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (1.34%) MEAN Stack
12 7 (1.34%) React
13 6 (1.15%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 49 (9.39%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (6.13%) Mobile App
3 25 (4.79%) Enterprise Software
4 24 (4.60%) Self-Motivation
5 21 (4.02%) Computer Science
6 20 (3.83%) Management Information System
7 19 (3.64%) Social Media
7 19 (3.64%) User Experience
8 15 (2.87%) Driving Licence
8 15 (2.87%) Internet of Things
8 15 (2.87%) Smartphone
9 14 (2.68%) Fintech
10 12 (2.30%) New Media
11 7 (1.34%) Virtual Team
12 6 (1.15%) Life Science
13 5 (0.96%) Augmented Reality
13 5 (0.96%) EPoS
14 4 (0.77%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.77%) Marketing Technology
15 3 (0.57%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 26 (4.98%) Windows
2 15 (2.87%) Windows Server
3 10 (1.92%) Android
3 10 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 8 (1.53%) Linux
5 5 (0.96%) Windows 10
5 5 (0.96%) Windows 7
6 4 (0.77%) Windows XP
7 3 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.38%) Windows Vista
9 1 (0.19%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (23.37%) Project Management
2 89 (17.05%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (13.98%) Stakeholder Management
4 67 (12.84%) ERP
5 65 (12.45%) Problem-Solving
6 60 (11.49%) PRINCE2
7 55 (10.54%) Continuous Improvement
7 55 (10.54%) E-Commerce
8 54 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
9 53 (10.15%) ITIL
10 43 (8.24%) Logistics
11 41 (7.85%) Analytics
12 39 (7.47%) Matrix Organization
13 36 (6.90%) Programme Management
14 34 (6.51%) IT Strategy
15 33 (6.32%) Business Development
16 32 (6.13%) Translating Business Requirements
17 29 (5.56%) Business Analysis
17 29 (5.56%) Change Management
18 28 (5.36%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 51 (9.77%) SQL
2 35 (6.70%) C#
3 34 (6.51%) JavaScript
4 20 (3.83%) Java
5 14 (2.68%) VB.NET
6 9 (1.72%) Python
7 7 (1.34%) R
8 5 (0.96%) T-SQL
9 3 (0.57%) ABAP
9 3 (0.57%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.38%) ActionScript
10 2 (0.38%) ActionScript 2.0
10 2 (0.38%) Bash Shell
10 2 (0.38%) C++
10 2 (0.38%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 2 (0.38%) Fortran
10 2 (0.38%) Groovy
10 2 (0.38%) PHP
10 2 (0.38%) Ruby
10 2 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 70 (13.41%) Degree
2 18 (3.45%) PMP
3 16 (3.07%) SAP Certification
4 15 (2.87%) PMI Certification
5 11 (2.11%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (1.72%) CISM
6 9 (1.72%) CISSP
7 8 (1.53%) SSCP
8 6 (1.15%) CISA
8 6 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
8 6 (1.15%) PhD
9 4 (0.77%) CCNA
9 4 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.77%) ISEB
9 4 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.57%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.38%) MBA
11 2 (0.38%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.07%) PMBOK
2 14 (2.68%) PMO
3 11 (2.11%) QA
4 10 (1.92%) SLA
5 9 (1.72%) Data Quality
6 8 (1.53%) GDPR
7 7 (1.34%) COBIT
8 5 (0.96%) Actionable Recommendations
8 5 (0.96%) PSD2
9 2 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.19%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.92%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.34%) Terminal Services
4 5 (0.96%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.57%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.38%) Docker
6 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (0.96%) Data Guard
1 5 (0.96%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
1 5 (0.96%) Foglight
2 4 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.77%) Puppet
3 3 (0.57%) Kubernetes
3 3 (0.57%) Oozie
4 2 (0.38%) Ansible
5 1 (0.19%) NetVault Backup
5 1 (0.19%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 148 (28.35%) SAP
2 50 (9.58%) Microsoft
3 31 (5.94%) Oracle
4 15 (2.87%) hybris
5 13 (2.49%) Google
6 12 (2.30%) Facebook
7 8 (1.53%) Tableau
7 8 (1.53%) VMware
8 7 (1.34%) Cadence
9 6 (1.15%) Adobe
9 6 (1.15%) Dell
9 6 (1.15%) Xamarin
10 5 (0.96%) Alteryx
10 5 (0.96%) Infor
11 4 (0.77%) Cognos
11 4 (0.77%) Informatica
11 4 (0.77%) JD Edwards
11 4 (0.77%) Sage
11 4 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.77%) Talend