Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
UK
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 653 731 611
Rank change year-on-year +78 -120 -59
Permanent jobs citing FMCG 474 518 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.30% 0.42%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.83% 0.76% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 368 372 619
UK median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £31,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £91,500 £86,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% - +5.26%

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 57,281 68,245 70,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.23% 39.20% 39.79%
Number of salaries quoted 42,970 52,238 54,701
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 19 July 2019.

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 19 July 2019. 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 +52 433 £52,500 - 150
UK excluding London +40 251 £45,000 -10.00% 130
London +53 209 £55,000 -18.52% 25
South East +76 112 £49,500 +13.14% 25
North of England -22 40 £37,500 -28.57% 22
Scotland +3 33 £70,000 +6.06% 3
Midlands +16 32 £42,500 - 35
East of England +64 27 £59,000 +38.82% 30
East Midlands +24 19 £42,500 +3.03% 14
North West -15 19 £26,500 -51.82% 14
Yorkshire +12 18 £38,750 +13.97% 7
West Midlands +16 13 £45,000 +5.88% 21
South West -2 6 £32,500 -35.00% 14
North East +11 3 £37,500 - 1
Northern Ireland -17 1 £35,000 -6.67%

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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.

1 217 (45.78%) Retail
2 122 (25.74%) Finance
3 121 (25.53%) SAP
4 111 (23.42%) Manufacturing
5 95 (20.04%) SQL
6 94 (19.83%) Project Management
7 88 (18.57%) Marketing
8 79 (16.67%) ERP
8 79 (16.67%) Analytics
9 77 (16.24%) Analytical Skills
10 73 (15.40%) Microsoft
11 60 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
11 60 (12.66%) Degree
12 58 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
13 55 (11.60%) Telecoms
14 52 (10.97%) Problem-Solving
15 49 (10.34%) CRM
16 46 (9.70%) E-Commerce
16 46 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
17 42 (8.86%) IT Strategy
18 38 (8.02%) SQL Server
18 38 (8.02%) Windows
19 36 (7.59%) Microsoft Excel
19 36 (7.59%) Banking
19 36 (7.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
20 35 (7.38%) Procure-to-Pay
21 34 (7.17%) Change Management
22 33 (6.96%) SAP FI/CO
22 33 (6.96%) SAP CO
22 33 (6.96%) SAP FI

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 11 (2.32%) CMS
1 11 (2.32%) SharePoint
2 10 (2.11%) MS Exchange
3 9 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (1.69%) CICS
4 8 (1.69%) Skype for Business
5 7 (1.48%) Confluence
5 7 (1.48%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (1.27%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.05%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.05%) EPiServer
7 5 (1.05%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.42%) Apache
8 2 (0.42%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.42%) nginx
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 36 (7.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (3.80%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (3.59%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (1.69%) MS Visio
5 7 (1.48%) Microsoft Project
6 5 (1.05%) InVision
6 5 (1.05%) Sketch
6 5 (1.05%) Zeplin
7 2 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 36 (7.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 33 (6.96%) SAP CO
2 33 (6.96%) SAP FI
2 33 (6.96%) SAP FI/CO
3 25 (5.27%) SAP CRM
4 18 (3.80%) SAP SD
5 11 (2.32%) SAP MM
5 11 (2.32%) SAP PP
6 10 (2.11%) SAP S/4HANA
7 8 (1.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 6 (1.27%) SAP ERP
8 6 (1.27%) SAP EWM
9 5 (1.05%) Dynamics NAV
9 5 (1.05%) Magento
9 5 (1.05%) SAP GTS
10 4 (0.84%) NetSuite
11 3 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
11 3 (0.63%) Oracle ERP
11 3 (0.63%) SAP Business One
11 3 (0.63%) SAP SCM
Cloud Services
1 31 (6.54%) Power Platform
2 29 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
4 25 (5.27%) Office 365
5 17 (3.59%) SaaS
6 16 (3.38%) PowerApps
7 15 (3.16%) Google Analytics
8 12 (2.53%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (2.11%) Oracle Service Cloud
10 6 (1.27%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (1.05%) Basecamp
12 4 (0.84%) IaaS
12 4 (0.84%) PaaS
13 3 (0.63%) Socialbakers
14 2 (0.42%) Amazon SageMaker
14 2 (0.42%) AWS Data Pipeline
14 2 (0.42%) IBM Cloud
14 2 (0.42%) OneDrive
14 2 (0.42%) Serverless
14 2 (0.42%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 26 (5.49%) LAN
2 22 (4.64%) WAN
3 18 (3.80%) Firewall
4 14 (2.95%) VoIP
5 12 (2.53%) VLAN
6 11 (2.32%) DNS
7 9 (1.90%) Internet
7 9 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
8 8 (1.69%) MPLS
8 8 (1.69%) Skype
8 8 (1.69%) TCP/IP
9 7 (1.48%) HTTP
10 6 (1.27%) Intranet
10 6 (1.27%) SMTP
10 6 (1.27%) VPN
11 5 (1.05%) DHCP
11 5 (1.05%) PABX
12 4 (0.84%) 802.11
12 4 (0.84%) Extranet
12 4 (0.84%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (8.02%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.01%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (4.01%) NoSQL
3 16 (3.38%) MongoDB
3 16 (3.38%) Power BI
4 15 (3.16%) SAP HANA
5 13 (2.74%) DB2
5 13 (2.74%) PostgreSQL
6 12 (2.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (2.11%) Relational Database
8 9 (1.90%) Qlik Sense
8 9 (1.90%) Redis
8 9 (1.90%) SAP BW
8 9 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (1.69%) BigQuery
9 8 (1.69%) DataStage
9 8 (1.69%) IBM InfoSphere
9 8 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (1.48%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.05%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 9 (1.90%) JIRA
2 5 (1.05%) MSI
3 2 (0.42%) Cucumber
3 2 (0.42%) Selenium
3 2 (0.42%) WebDriver
4 1 (0.21%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.21%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (0.21%) RSpec
General
1 217 (45.78%) Retail
2 122 (25.74%) Finance
3 111 (23.42%) Manufacturing
4 88 (18.57%) Marketing
5 55 (11.60%) Telecoms
6 36 (7.59%) Banking
7 20 (4.22%) Pharmaceutical
8 13 (2.74%) Automotive
9 6 (1.27%) Advertising
9 6 (1.27%) French Language
9 6 (1.27%) Spanish Language
10 4 (0.84%) Billing
10 4 (0.84%) Brand Awareness
11 2 (0.42%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.42%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.42%) Legal
11 2 (0.42%) Publishing
12 1 (0.21%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 80 (16.88%) Consultant
2 68 (14.35%) Analyst
3 56 (11.81%) SAP Consultant
4 55 (11.60%) Developer
5 41 (8.65%) Architect
6 32 (6.75%) Solutions Architect
7 28 (5.91%) Project Manager
7 28 (5.91%) SAP CO Consultant
7 28 (5.91%) SAP FI Consultant
7 28 (5.91%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
8 27 (5.70%) IT Manager
9 26 (5.49%) Business Analyst
10 23 (4.85%) Functional Consultant
10 23 (4.85%) SAP Functional Consultant
11 22 (4.64%) SAP Architect
11 22 (4.64%) SAP Solutions Architect
12 18 (3.80%) IT Support
12 18 (3.80%) Senior Consultant
12 18 (3.80%) Senior SAP Consultant
13 17 (3.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (4.85%) HTML
2 21 (4.43%) CSS
3 12 (2.53%) .NET
3 12 (2.53%) Web Services
4 11 (2.32%) .NET Framework
4 11 (2.32%) ASP.NET
4 11 (2.32%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (2.32%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (2.11%) Laravel
6 9 (1.90%) REST
6 9 (1.90%) WCF
7 8 (1.69%) Symfony
8 7 (1.48%) MDX
9 5 (1.05%) D3.js
10 4 (0.84%) 802.1X
10 4 (0.84%) EDI
10 4 (0.84%) Redux
11 3 (0.63%) HTML5
11 3 (0.63%) Natural Language Processing
11 3 (0.63%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 77 (16.24%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.85%) User Experience
3 12 (2.53%) Data Centre
4 11 (2.32%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (2.32%) Social Media
5 9 (1.90%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.90%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (1.69%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.69%) Marketing Technology
6 8 (1.69%) Virtual Team
6 8 (1.69%) VSAM
7 7 (1.48%) Driving Licence
7 7 (1.48%) EPoS
8 6 (1.27%) Life Science
9 5 (1.05%) Public Cloud
10 4 (0.84%) Smartphone
11 3 (0.63%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.63%) Industry 4.0
11 3 (0.63%) Robotics
11 3 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 38 (8.02%) Windows
2 26 (5.49%) Linux
3 22 (4.64%) Windows Server
4 14 (2.95%) Windows 10
5 9 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.69%) MVS
7 7 (1.48%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.63%) Android
8 3 (0.63%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.42%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (19.83%) Project Management
2 79 (16.67%) Analytics
2 79 (16.67%) ERP
3 60 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
4 58 (12.24%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (10.97%) Problem-Solving
6 49 (10.34%) CRM
7 46 (9.70%) Business Intelligence
7 46 (9.70%) E-Commerce
8 42 (8.86%) IT Strategy
9 35 (7.38%) Procure-to-Pay
10 34 (7.17%) Change Management
11 28 (5.91%) Data Analytics
12 26 (5.49%) ITIL
13 25 (5.27%) Time Management
14 21 (4.43%) Service Delivery
15 20 (4.22%) Data Science
15 20 (4.22%) Systems Analysis
16 19 (4.01%) Logistics
17 18 (3.80%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 95 (20.04%) SQL
2 31 (6.54%) Python
3 23 (4.85%) C#
4 20 (4.22%) JavaScript
5 17 (3.59%) Java
6 14 (2.95%) PHP
6 14 (2.95%) T-SQL
7 8 (1.69%) COBOL
7 8 (1.69%) JCL
8 7 (1.48%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 4 (0.84%) C++
9 4 (0.84%) R
10 3 (0.63%) Ruby
11 2 (0.42%) PHP 7
11 2 (0.42%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.42%) VBA
12 1 (0.21%) C
12 1 (0.21%) Scala
12 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 60 (12.66%) Degree
2 7 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.05%) AWS Certification
3 5 (1.05%) TOGAF Certification
4 4 (0.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (0.63%) PhD
5 3 (0.63%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (0.42%) CISA
6 2 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.21%) CISM
7 1 (0.21%) CISSP
7 1 (0.21%) CRISC
7 1 (0.21%) IIBA
7 1 (0.21%) ISEB
7 1 (0.21%) MCSA
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.21%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.90%) SLA
2 4 (0.84%) GDPR
2 4 (0.84%) PCI DSS
2 4 (0.84%) QA
3 3 (0.63%) PMO
4 2 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 19770
5 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (4.64%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.95%) Docker
4 6 (1.27%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.05%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.42%) Apache Flume
6 2 (0.42%) HDFS
7 1 (0.21%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.21%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.21%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 12 (2.53%) SCCM
2 11 (2.32%) Kubernetes
3 8 (1.69%) Tivoli
4 7 (1.48%) WSUS
5 5 (1.05%) IBM BigFix
5 5 (1.05%) Terraform
6 2 (0.42%) Oozie
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 121 (25.53%) SAP
2 73 (15.40%) Microsoft
3 27 (5.70%) Oracle
4 26 (5.49%) Google
5 24 (5.06%) IBM
6 22 (4.64%) VMware
7 16 (3.38%) Tableau
8 12 (2.53%) Citrix
9 11 (2.32%) Cognos
10 10 (2.11%) Adobe
10 10 (2.11%) Apple
11 9 (1.90%) Aruba
11 9 (1.90%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (1.69%) Cisco
12 8 (1.69%) hybris
12 8 (1.69%) JD Edwards
12 8 (1.69%) ServiceNow
12 8 (1.69%) Twitter
13 7 (1.48%) Facebook
13 7 (1.48%) Sun