Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
UK
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 710 604 540
Rank change year-on-year -106 -64 -32
Permanent jobs citing FMCG 502 699 982
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.39% 0.49%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.68% 0.89% 1.14%
Number of salaries quoted 362 571 880
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -9.09%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £89,875 £78,750 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +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 73,712 78,335 85,907
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.47% 44.26% 43.29%
Number of salaries quoted 56,975 59,865 70,246
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -110 466 £55,000 +4.76% 102
UK excluding London -139 263 £50,000 - 71
London +75 238 £67,500 +12.50% 36
South East -43 69 £48,750 -4.88% 14
North of England -132 57 £52,500 - 19
Midlands +23 47 £42,500 -2.86% 15
East of England +22 45 £42,500 +8.97% 13
North West -87 45 £55,000 - 7
Scotland +24 33 £66,000 - 5
West Midlands +50 27 £45,000 - 8
East Midlands -4 18 £41,250 +6.45% 7
Yorkshire -24 11 £34,000 -24.44% 12
South West -34 11 £50,000 +5.26% 5
Northern Ireland -5 1 £37,500 +7.14%
North East -28 1 - -

For the 6 months to 15 August 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.

1 250 (49.80%) Retail
2 159 (31.67%) Finance
3 127 (25.30%) SAP
4 104 (20.72%) Marketing
5 98 (19.52%) Project Management
6 94 (18.73%) Agile Software Development
7 89 (17.73%) Stakeholder Management
8 79 (15.74%) ERP
9 69 (13.75%) Manufacturing
9 69 (13.75%) Degree
10 68 (13.55%) SQL
11 55 (10.96%) PRINCE2
11 55 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
12 54 (10.76%) Analytics
13 49 (9.76%) ITIL
13 49 (9.76%) E-Commerce
14 46 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
15 44 (8.76%) Change Management
16 43 (8.57%) SQL Server
16 43 (8.57%) Logistics
17 41 (8.17%) HTML
18 40 (7.97%) Business Analysis
19 38 (7.57%) JavaScript
20 37 (7.37%) CSS
21 36 (7.17%) C#
21 36 (7.17%) Problem-Solving
22 35 (6.97%) .NET
22 35 (6.97%) Pharmaceutical
23 33 (6.57%) Scrum
23 33 (6.57%) IT Strategy

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 (3.59%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.79%) Drupal
3 9 (1.79%) IIS
4 7 (1.39%) CMS
5 6 (1.20%) Apache Pig
5 6 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (1.00%) Apache Spark
7 4 (0.80%) Confluence
8 3 (0.60%) Cloud Foundry
8 3 (0.60%) SAS
9 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.40%) nginx
9 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.20%) JBoss
10 1 (0.20%) NetWeaver
10 1 (0.20%) WildFly
Applications
1 19 (3.78%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (2.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 3 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.60%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.60%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.60%) SPSS
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.20%) EPLAN
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 32 (6.37%) SAP SD
2 26 (5.18%) SAP S/4HANA
3 24 (4.78%) SAP APO
4 22 (4.38%) SAP QM
5 20 (3.98%) SAP SCM
6 19 (3.78%) SAP ERP
7 15 (2.99%) SAP PP
7 15 (2.99%) SAP WM
8 12 (2.39%) SAP MM
9 10 (1.99%) Dynamics AX
9 10 (1.99%) SAP EWM
10 9 (1.79%) SAP CRM
11 7 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
12 6 (1.20%) SAP BPC
12 6 (1.20%) SAP GRC
13 5 (1.00%) Oracle Financials
13 5 (1.00%) SAP Hybris
14 4 (0.80%) SAP GTS
14 4 (0.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
15 3 (0.60%) Epicor Tropos
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.78%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (4.38%) SaaS
3 13 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (1.79%) Google Cloud Platform
4 9 (1.79%) Office 365
5 5 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (0.80%) Google Analytics
7 3 (0.60%) PaaS
8 2 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.40%) npm
9 1 (0.20%) AdWords
9 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.20%) Datadog
9 1 (0.20%) Logentries
9 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
9 1 (0.20%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.20%) SMS
2 5 (1.00%) Broadband
2 5 (1.00%) DNS
2 5 (1.00%) Firewall
2 5 (1.00%) SAN
3 4 (0.80%) DHCP
3 4 (0.80%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (0.80%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.80%) VPN
3 4 (0.80%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (0.60%) FTP
4 3 (0.60%) HTTP
4 3 (0.60%) Internet
5 1 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (0.20%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.20%) Intranet
5 1 (0.20%) LAN
5 1 (0.20%) Network Security
5 1 (0.20%) VLAN
5 1 (0.20%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (8.57%) SQL Server
2 31 (6.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 25 (4.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (4.18%) Power BI
5 17 (3.39%) Big Data
6 14 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (2.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (2.39%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (2.39%) SAP HANA
8 10 (1.99%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.79%) BusinessObjects
9 9 (1.79%) MySQL
10 7 (1.39%) Apache Hive
10 7 (1.39%) Hadoop
10 7 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.39%) QlikView
11 6 (1.20%) HBase
11 6 (1.20%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.20%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 13 (2.59%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.39%) gulp
3 6 (1.20%) JIRA
3 6 (1.20%) TeamCity
4 5 (1.00%) Jenkins
5 4 (0.80%) Grunt
5 4 (0.80%) MSBuild
6 3 (0.60%) JUnit
6 3 (0.60%) Selenium
6 3 (0.60%) WebDriver
7 2 (0.40%) CircleCI
7 2 (0.40%) Gradle
7 2 (0.40%) IBM UrbanCode
7 2 (0.40%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.40%) Maven
7 2 (0.40%) Protractor
7 2 (0.40%) Travis CI
8 1 (0.20%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.20%) webpack
General
1 250 (49.80%) Retail
2 159 (31.67%) Finance
3 104 (20.72%) Marketing
4 69 (13.75%) Manufacturing
5 35 (6.97%) Pharmaceutical
6 19 (3.78%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.59%) Banking
8 11 (2.19%) Advertising
9 9 (1.79%) Aerospace
10 8 (1.59%) Games
11 7 (1.39%) German Language
12 6 (1.20%) Billing
12 6 (1.20%) Electronics
13 5 (1.00%) Dutch Language
13 5 (1.00%) Portuguese Language
13 5 (1.00%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.80%) Automotive
15 2 (0.40%) Legal
15 2 (0.40%) Publishing
16 1 (0.20%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 108 (21.51%) Analyst
2 71 (14.14%) Business Analyst
3 64 (12.75%) Developer
4 56 (11.16%) Consultant
5 49 (9.76%) Architect
6 40 (7.97%) Project Manager
7 37 (7.37%) IT Manager
8 36 (7.17%) SAP Architect
9 27 (5.38%) SAP Consultant
10 25 (4.98%) Solutions Architect
11 22 (4.38%) FMCG Analyst
12 21 (4.18%) .NET Developer
12 21 (4.18%) SAP Solutions Architect
13 20 (3.98%) SAP SCM Architect
14 19 (3.78%) Senior Consultant
15 18 (3.59%) Business Manager
16 17 (3.39%) SAP SD Consultant
17 16 (3.19%) Senior Analyst
17 16 (3.19%) Senior Architect
17 16 (3.19%) Social Media Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (8.17%) HTML
2 37 (7.37%) CSS
3 35 (6.97%) .NET
4 29 (5.78%) AngularJS
5 21 (4.18%) Web Services
6 20 (3.98%) .NET Framework
6 20 (3.98%) ASP.NET
7 18 (3.59%) Entity Framework
7 18 (3.59%) REST
7 18 (3.59%) XML
8 14 (2.79%) ADO.NET
8 14 (2.79%) Code First Entity Framework
9 11 (2.19%) Node.js
10 10 (1.99%) EDI
11 9 (1.79%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (1.79%) HTML5
12 8 (1.59%) jQuery
12 8 (1.59%) Middleware
13 6 (1.20%) Akka
13 6 (1.20%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.16%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (5.38%) User Experience
3 22 (4.38%) Social Media
4 19 (3.78%) New Media
5 17 (3.39%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (3.19%) Mobile App
7 15 (2.99%) Computer Science
7 15 (2.99%) Fintech
8 11 (2.19%) Virtual Team
9 10 (1.99%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.99%) Smartphone
10 7 (1.39%) Life Science
10 7 (1.39%) Mobile Payment
10 7 (1.39%) Smartcard
11 5 (1.00%) EPoS
11 5 (1.00%) Marketing Technology
11 5 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (0.80%) Cyber Defence
13 3 (0.60%) Driving Licence
13 3 (0.60%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 20 (3.98%) Windows
2 13 (2.59%) Windows Server
3 12 (2.39%) Linux
4 6 (1.20%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.00%) Android
6 4 (0.80%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.20%) Debian
7 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (19.52%) Project Management
2 94 (18.73%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (17.73%) Stakeholder Management
4 79 (15.74%) ERP
5 55 (10.96%) Business Intelligence
5 55 (10.96%) PRINCE2
6 54 (10.76%) Analytics
7 49 (9.76%) E-Commerce
7 49 (9.76%) ITIL
8 44 (8.76%) Change Management
9 43 (8.57%) Logistics
10 40 (7.97%) Business Analysis
11 36 (7.17%) Problem-Solving
12 33 (6.57%) IT Strategy
12 33 (6.57%) Scrum
13 27 (5.38%) CRM
14 26 (5.18%) Continuous Improvement
15 25 (4.98%) Data Analysis
16 22 (4.38%) Business Development
16 22 (4.38%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 68 (13.55%) SQL
2 38 (7.57%) JavaScript
3 36 (7.17%) C#
4 16 (3.19%) VB.NET
5 15 (2.99%) Java
6 12 (2.39%) T-SQL
7 11 (2.19%) Python
8 7 (1.39%) VBA
9 5 (1.00%) ABAP
9 5 (1.00%) PHP
10 4 (0.80%) C
10 4 (0.80%) C++
10 4 (0.80%) R
11 3 (0.60%) ActionScript
11 3 (0.60%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (0.40%) Fortran
12 2 (0.40%) Groovy
12 2 (0.40%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.40%) Ruby
12 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 69 (13.75%) Degree
2 18 (3.59%) SAP Certification
3 12 (2.39%) PMP
4 11 (2.19%) CISA
5 9 (1.79%) ISEB
5 9 (1.79%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.59%) CISM
6 8 (1.59%) CISSP
7 6 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.00%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.80%) MBA
9 4 (0.80%) Oracle Certification
10 3 (0.60%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.60%) Master's Degree
10 3 (0.60%) PhD
10 3 (0.60%) SSCP
11 2 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.20%) CCNA
12 1 (0.20%) CCNP
12 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.78%) COBIT
2 17 (3.39%) QA
3 7 (1.39%) Data Quality
3 7 (1.39%) PMBOK
3 7 (1.39%) PMO
4 6 (1.20%) GDPR
4 6 (1.20%) SLA
5 2 (0.40%) Actionable Recommendations
5 2 (0.40%) PSD2
6 1 (0.20%) GCP
6 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 9 (1.79%) Active Directory
2 8 (1.59%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.00%) Apache Flume
3 5 (1.00%) Docker
4 3 (0.60%) Terminal Services
4 3 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (1.00%) Oozie
2 3 (0.60%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.40%) Ansible
3 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.40%) Puppet
4 1 (0.20%) NetVault Backup
4 1 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 127 (25.30%) SAP
2 30 (5.98%) Microsoft
3 26 (5.18%) Oracle
4 20 (3.98%) Google
5 19 (3.78%) Facebook
6 16 (3.19%) hybris
6 16 (3.19%) Tableau
7 14 (2.79%) Xamarin
8 9 (1.79%) JD Edwards
9 7 (1.39%) Sitecore
10 5 (1.00%) Alteryx
10 5 (1.00%) Cadence
10 5 (1.00%) Sage
10 5 (1.00%) VMware
11 4 (0.80%) Informatica
11 4 (0.80%) Talend
12 3 (0.60%) Infor
12 3 (0.60%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (0.60%) RedPrairie
12 3 (0.60%) Twitter