Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
UK

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 cited FMCG over the 6 months leading up to 12 June 2024, comparing them to the same period in the previous two years.

6 months to
12 Jun 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 491 619 773
Rank change year-on-year +128 +154 -140
Permanent jobs citing FMCG 479 313 548
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.34% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 1.30% 0.79% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 267 140 254
10th Percentile £28,250 £37,500 £35,900
25th Percentile £35,125 £48,750 £42,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -19.23% +18.18% +2.33%
75th Percentile £73,750 £87,500 £67,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £100,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% +5.26%

All Generic Skills
UK

FMCG falls under the General and Transferable Skills category. For comparison with the information above, the following table provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies requiring generic IT skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 36,881 39,847 84,337
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 33.57% 43.09% 48.81%
Number of salaries quoted 23,494 22,189 34,558
10th Percentile £28,250 £35,750 £34,500
25th Percentile £38,530 £46,500 £45,229
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year -15.38% +4.00% +4.17%
75th Percentile £75,000 £85,000 £83,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £110,000 £102,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% +4.76% +5.00%

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 12 June 2024.

Salary histogram for FMCG in the UK

FMCG
Top 17 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 12 June 2024. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London +73 363 £50,000 -16.67% 288
England +117 351 £52,500 -19.23% 354
Work from Home +7 99 £70,000 +30.84% 82
Midlands +20 83 £45,000 +12.50% 68
Wales +36 74 £27,000 -22.86% 8
North of England +34 67 £57,024 -4.96% 83
London +82 65 £60,500 -19.33% 83
South East -17 61 £57,500 -20.14% 46
East Midlands +11 43 £42,000 +29.23% 34
West Midlands +7 40 £45,000 -5.26% 34
South West -32 39 £40,000 -27.27% 41
North West -21 34 £56,250 -6.25% 60
Yorkshire +95 32 £92,500 +72.09% 22
East of England +5 27 £90,000 +50.00% 29
Scotland -65 7 £62,500 +6.38% 16
Northern Ireland - 5 - - 4
North East -25 1 £37,500 - 1

FMCG
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (4.18%) SharePoint
2 6 (1.25%) ArcGIS
3 3 (0.63%) Anypoint
4 1 (0.21%) Confluence
Applications
1 38 (7.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (5.85%) Microsoft Office
3 17 (3.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 6 (1.25%) AutoCAD
5 6 (1.25%) Microsoft Project
6 4 (0.84%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (0.84%) Adobe Premiere
6 4 (0.84%) CINEMA 4D
7 3 (0.63%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.63%) Trello
8 2 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.42%) InDesign
8 2 (0.42%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.21%) Acrobat
9 1 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
9 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 16 (3.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.51%) SAP S/4HANA
3 8 (1.67%) NetSuite
4 5 (1.04%) SAP IBP
4 5 (1.04%) SAP PP
5 4 (0.84%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
5 4 (0.84%) Sage 200
6 3 (0.63%) Magento
6 3 (0.63%) SAP CO
6 3 (0.63%) SAP FI
6 3 (0.63%) SAP FI/CO
6 3 (0.63%) SAP WM
7 2 (0.42%) SAP MII
7 2 (0.42%) SAP SD
7 2 (0.42%) Shopify
8 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.21%) SAP MM
8 1 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 51 (10.65%) Power Platform
2 37 (7.72%) Azure
3 18 (3.76%) Dynamics 365
4 17 (3.55%) Azure DevOps
5 15 (3.13%) Microsoft 365
6 9 (1.88%) SuccessFactors
7 7 (1.46%) AWS
7 7 (1.46%) Power Automate
8 6 (1.25%) PowerApps
9 4 (0.84%) Figma
9 4 (0.84%) Smartsheet
10 3 (0.63%) Entra ID
10 3 (0.63%) SaaS
11 2 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.42%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.21%) Azure Synapse Analytics
12 1 (0.21%) GCP
12 1 (0.21%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.30%) VLAN
2 8 (1.67%) Internet
3 7 (1.46%) BGP
3 7 (1.46%) EIGRP
3 7 (1.46%) HSRP
3 7 (1.46%) LAN
3 7 (1.46%) MPLS
3 7 (1.46%) OSPF
3 7 (1.46%) SD-WAN
3 7 (1.46%) Spanning Tree
3 7 (1.46%) VoIP
3 7 (1.46%) VRRP
3 7 (1.46%) WAN
3 7 (1.46%) Wireless
3 7 (1.46%) Wireshark
3 7 (1.46%) WLAN
4 6 (1.25%) Network Security
5 4 (0.84%) DHCP
5 4 (0.84%) DNS
5 4 (0.84%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (7.31%) Power BI
2 8 (1.67%) SQL Server
3 7 (1.46%) Tableau
4 4 (0.84%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.42%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.42%) GIS
5 2 (0.42%) Metadata
6 1 (0.21%) Amazon Redshift
6 1 (0.21%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.21%) Data Lake
6 1 (0.21%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.21%) Looker
6 1 (0.21%) SAP HANA
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (3.76%) Visual Studio
2 16 (3.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (1.04%) Postman
4 2 (0.42%) GitLab
4 2 (0.42%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.42%) PowerBuilder
5 1 (0.21%) JIRA
General
1 249 (51.98%) Social Skills
2 245 (51.15%) Manufacturing
3 139 (29.02%) Influencing Skills
4 128 (26.72%) Presentation Skills
5 122 (25.47%) Law
6 120 (25.05%) Retail
7 64 (13.36%) Finance
8 53 (11.06%) Analytical Skills
9 39 (8.14%) Marketing
10 25 (5.22%) Automotive
11 23 (4.80%) Pharmaceutical
12 16 (3.34%) Publishing
13 13 (2.71%) Legal
14 11 (2.30%) Organisational Skills
15 10 (2.09%) French Language
16 9 (1.88%) Aerospace
17 6 (1.25%) Banking
18 5 (1.04%) Telecoms
19 4 (0.84%) Advertising
19 4 (0.84%) German Language
Job Titles
1 116 (24.22%) Automation Engineer
2 115 (24.01%) Graduate
2 115 (24.01%) Graduate IT Engineer
2 115 (24.01%) IT Engineer
2 115 (24.01%) IT Graduate
3 67 (13.99%) Project Manager
4 46 (9.60%) Analyst
5 40 (8.35%) Senior
6 31 (6.47%) IT Manager
7 28 (5.85%) Lead
8 27 (5.64%) Architect
9 15 (3.13%) Head of Business Systems
9 15 (3.13%) Head of IT
10 14 (2.92%) QA Leader
11 12 (2.51%) Consultant
11 12 (2.51%) Data Analyst
11 12 (2.51%) IT Procurement Manager
11 12 (2.51%) Procurement Manager
11 12 (2.51%) Senior Manager
11 12 (2.51%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.09%) .NET
2 6 (1.25%) EDI
2 6 (1.25%) Web Services
3 5 (1.04%) SAP TM
4 4 (0.84%) .NET Framework
5 3 (0.63%) .NET Core
5 3 (0.63%) ASP.NET
6 2 (0.42%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.42%) HTML
6 2 (0.42%) J2EE
6 2 (0.42%) WCF
6 2 (0.42%) XML
7 1 (0.21%) .NET Compact Framework
7 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.21%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (0.21%) IDoc
7 1 (0.21%) SAP ALE
Miscellaneous
1 17 (3.55%) Self-Motivation
2 14 (2.92%) Renewable Energy
3 11 (2.30%) Product Ownership
4 8 (1.67%) Driving Licence
4 8 (1.67%) Onboarding
5 5 (1.04%) Animation
5 5 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
5 5 (1.04%) Photography
5 5 (1.04%) Virtual Team
6 4 (0.84%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (0.84%) Analytical Mindset
6 4 (0.84%) CCTV
6 4 (0.84%) Management Information System
6 4 (0.84%) Motion Graphics
7 3 (0.63%) Legacy Systems
7 3 (0.63%) Robotics
7 3 (0.63%) Social Media
8 2 (0.42%) PMI
8 2 (0.42%) Replication
9 1 (0.21%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 4 (0.84%) Windows
2 3 (0.63%) Apple iOS
2 3 (0.63%) Windows 10
2 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (35.70%) Problem-Solving
2 143 (29.85%) Continuous Improvement
3 117 (24.43%) Six Sigma
4 116 (24.22%) Lean Manufacturing
4 116 (24.22%) Lean Six Sigma
4 116 (24.22%) Order Management
5 115 (24.01%) Benchmarking
6 88 (18.37%) Project Management
7 77 (16.08%) ERP
8 65 (13.57%) Logistics
9 51 (10.65%) Agile
10 46 (9.60%) Change Management
11 37 (7.72%) Project Delivery
12 35 (7.31%) DevOps
13 34 (7.10%) Business Intelligence
14 29 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
15 27 (5.64%) E-Commerce
15 27 (5.64%) Software Engineering
16 26 (5.43%) Supply Chain Management
17 23 (4.80%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (9.19%) SQL
2 26 (5.43%) C#
3 5 (1.04%) C
3 5 (1.04%) VBA
4 4 (0.84%) Java
4 4 (0.84%) JavaScript
4 4 (0.84%) Python
5 3 (0.63%) VB.NET
6 2 (0.42%) ABAP
6 2 (0.42%) Bash
6 2 (0.42%) VB
7 1 (0.21%) Data Analysis Expressions
7 1 (0.21%) R
Qualifications
1 181 (37.79%) Degree
2 115 (24.01%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
3 12 (2.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (1.88%) HNC
5 8 (1.67%) HND
6 7 (1.46%) CCDP
6 7 (1.46%) CCIE
6 7 (1.46%) CCIE Routing and Switching
6 7 (1.46%) CCNP
6 7 (1.46%) Master's Degree
7 5 (1.04%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.04%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (0.84%) PMP
9 2 (0.42%) CCNA
9 2 (0.42%) MBA
10 1 (0.21%) CCA
10 1 (0.21%) PhD
10 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.21%) Six Sigma Green Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (6.68%) QA
2 19 (3.97%) Accessibility
3 11 (2.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 10 (2.09%) Data Quality
5 9 (1.88%) PMO
6 8 (1.67%) SLA
7 6 (1.25%) NEBOSH
8 2 (0.42%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.21%) GDPR
System Software
1 11 (2.30%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.46%) Firmware
3 4 (0.84%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.63%) VMware Server
5 2 (0.42%) Docker
5 2 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.25%) Progress Chef
2 4 (0.84%) Terraform
3 3 (0.63%) Jamf Pro
3 3 (0.63%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.42%) Ansible
4 2 (0.42%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 61 (12.73%) Microsoft
1 61 (12.73%) SAP
2 27 (5.64%) IFS
3 23 (4.80%) Oracle
4 16 (3.34%) VMware
5 13 (2.71%) Adobe
5 13 (2.71%) Google
6 12 (2.51%) Cisco
7 7 (1.46%) Ekahau
7 7 (1.46%) Siemens
8 6 (1.25%) Autodesk
8 6 (1.25%) Salesforce
9 4 (0.84%) Avaya
9 4 (0.84%) BT
9 4 (0.84%) Sage
9 4 (0.84%) SYSPRO
9 4 (0.84%) WatchGuard
10 3 (0.63%) Allen-Bradley
10 3 (0.63%) MuleSoft
10 3 (0.63%) NetApp