Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 693 708 656
Rank change year-on-year +15 -52 -92
Permanent jobs citing FMCG 402 495 618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.29% 0.30% 0.35%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 0.76% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 320 357 498
UK median annual salary £50,000 £56,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.50% +7.62% +3.96%
10th Percentile £27,425 £31,250 £31,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £86,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,250 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -7.50% +5.26% -1.04%

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 53,334 65,064 70,656
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.87% 39.56% 40.35%
Number of salaries quoted 40,210 49,828 52,487
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.00% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £82,500
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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +27 372 £50,000 -11.50% 133
UK excluding London +49 242 £46,250 -7.50% 120
London +19 140 £54,250 -13.20% 31
South East +41 117 £50,000 -9.09% 16
North of England +43 54 £38,750 -24.39% 21
North West +51 40 £40,000 -25.58% 10
Midlands +13 31 £45,000 +5.88% 39
East of England +31 26 £72,500 +28.32% 10
East Midlands +34 21 £40,000 +12.68% 14
Yorkshire +4 11 £37,500 +15.38% 10
West Midlands +4 10 £50,000 +11.11% 25
Scotland +4 10 £52,000 -20.00% 11
South West +6 3 £25,000 -63.50% 16
North East - 3 £37,500 - 1
Wales - 1 £62,500 - 6

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 161 (40.05%) Retail
2 123 (30.60%) Finance
3 112 (27.86%) SAP
4 104 (25.87%) Manufacturing
5 81 (20.15%) ERP
5 81 (20.15%) Analytics
6 79 (19.65%) SQL
7 77 (19.15%) Microsoft
8 66 (16.42%) Project Management
9 60 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
10 56 (13.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 49 (12.19%) Marketing
12 47 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
13 43 (10.70%) Telecoms
14 42 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
15 41 (10.20%) Degree
16 39 (9.70%) SAP CO
16 39 (9.70%) SAP FI/CO
16 39 (9.70%) SAP FI
16 39 (9.70%) Problem-Solving
17 37 (9.20%) SQL Server
18 35 (8.71%) E-Commerce
18 35 (8.71%) Banking
19 34 (8.46%) Microsoft Excel
20 33 (8.21%) Logistics
20 33 (8.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
20 33 (8.21%) User Experience
21 32 (7.96%) Python
21 32 (7.96%) Windows
22 31 (7.71%) Power Platform

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 (4.73%) SharePoint
2 12 (2.99%) MS Exchange
3 11 (2.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (1.99%) CICS
4 8 (1.99%) Skype for Business
5 7 (1.74%) SharePoint Server
6 5 (1.24%) CMS
6 5 (1.24%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 2 (0.50%) Apache
8 2 (0.50%) nginx
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 34 (8.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 28 (6.97%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 17 (4.23%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (2.74%) Microsoft Project
5 8 (1.99%) Sketch
5 8 (1.99%) Spreadsheet
6 7 (1.74%) InVision
6 7 (1.74%) Zeplin
7 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.25%) EViews
Business Applications
1 39 (9.70%) SAP CO
1 39 (9.70%) SAP FI
1 39 (9.70%) SAP FI/CO
2 33 (8.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 27 (6.72%) SAP S/4HANA
4 12 (2.99%) SAP ERP
5 11 (2.74%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 10 (2.49%) SAP MM
7 9 (2.24%) SAP PP
7 9 (2.24%) SAP SD
8 8 (1.99%) Dynamics NAV
9 6 (1.49%) SAP EWM
10 5 (1.24%) SAP CRM
11 4 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
12 3 (0.75%) SAP GTS
12 3 (0.75%) SAP QM
12 3 (0.75%) SAP SCM
13 2 (0.50%) SAP BPC
14 1 (0.25%) NetSuite
14 1 (0.25%) SAP LE
Cloud Services
1 31 (7.71%) Power Platform
2 26 (6.47%) Office 365
3 23 (5.72%) AWS
4 16 (3.98%) Google Analytics
5 15 (3.73%) PowerApps
6 10 (2.49%) Azure
7 9 (2.24%) SaaS
8 8 (1.99%) GCP
9 6 (1.49%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (1.24%) Dynamics 365
11 4 (1.00%) Oracle Service Cloud
12 3 (0.75%) Socialbakers
12 3 (0.75%) Veeva
13 2 (0.50%) AWS Data Pipeline
14 1 (0.25%) Adobe Analytics
14 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 1 (0.25%) G Suite
14 1 (0.25%) GitHub
14 1 (0.25%) OneDrive
14 1 (0.25%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.47%) LAN
1 22 (5.47%) WAN
2 16 (3.98%) VoIP
3 11 (2.74%) Firewall
4 10 (2.49%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.24%) VLAN
6 8 (1.99%) Skype
7 7 (1.74%) DNS
7 7 (1.74%) Internet
8 6 (1.49%) HTTP
8 6 (1.49%) Intranet
8 6 (1.49%) SMTP
8 6 (1.49%) VPN
9 5 (1.24%) PABX
9 5 (1.24%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (1.00%) Extranet
10 4 (1.00%) NAS
10 4 (1.00%) SAN
11 1 (0.25%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (0.25%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (9.20%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
3 18 (4.48%) SAP HANA
4 16 (3.98%) Power BI
5 13 (3.23%) DB2
6 12 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (2.74%) DataStage
7 11 (2.74%) IBM InfoSphere
7 11 (2.74%) SAP BW
8 8 (1.99%) BigQuery
8 8 (1.99%) Qlik Sense
8 8 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.49%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.24%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.24%) QlikView
10 5 (1.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 3 (0.75%) Big Data
11 3 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.50%) MySQL
13 1 (0.25%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (1.24%) JIRA
1 5 (1.24%) MSI
2 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (0.25%) MorphX
2 1 (0.25%) Oracle Forms
General
1 161 (40.05%) Retail
2 123 (30.60%) Finance
3 104 (25.87%) Manufacturing
4 49 (12.19%) Marketing
5 43 (10.70%) Telecoms
6 35 (8.71%) Banking
7 18 (4.48%) Pharmaceutical
8 14 (3.48%) Automotive
9 7 (1.74%) General Ledger
10 6 (1.49%) Advertising
11 4 (1.00%) Brand Awareness
12 2 (0.50%) Back Office
12 2 (0.50%) Polish Language
13 1 (0.25%) Law
13 1 (0.25%) Legal
13 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 74 (18.41%) Consultant
2 56 (13.93%) SAP Consultant
3 55 (13.68%) Analyst
4 45 (11.19%) Developer
5 32 (7.96%) Architect
5 32 (7.96%) SAP CO Consultant
5 32 (7.96%) SAP FI Consultant
5 32 (7.96%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
6 26 (6.47%) Senior Consultant
6 26 (6.47%) Senior SAP Consultant
7 24 (5.97%) IT Support
8 20 (4.98%) IT Manager
8 20 (4.98%) Solutions Architect
9 18 (4.48%) Senior SAP CO Consultant
9 18 (4.48%) Senior SAP FI Consultant
9 18 (4.48%) Senior SAP FI/CO Consultant
10 17 (4.23%) Applications Manager
11 16 (3.98%) Junior
11 16 (3.98%) Support Analyst
12 15 (3.73%) Junior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (6.97%) CSS
1 28 (6.97%) HTML
2 11 (2.74%) Node.js
3 10 (2.49%) Laravel
4 8 (1.99%) Symfony
5 7 (1.74%) MDX
6 6 (1.49%) .NET
7 5 (1.24%) D3.js
8 4 (1.00%) .NET Framework
8 4 (1.00%) ASP.NET
8 4 (1.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (1.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (1.00%) Entity Framework
9 2 (0.50%) Django
9 2 (0.50%) EDI
9 2 (0.50%) Flask
9 2 (0.50%) jQuery
9 2 (0.50%) Sass
9 2 (0.50%) Velocity
9 2 (0.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 60 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 33 (8.21%) User Experience
3 18 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
4 10 (2.49%) Data Centre
4 10 (2.49%) Self-Motivation
5 9 (2.24%) EPoS
5 9 (2.24%) Social Media
6 8 (1.99%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.99%) VSAM
7 7 (1.74%) Driving Licence
8 5 (1.24%) Marketing Technology
8 5 (1.24%) Public Cloud
9 3 (0.75%) Digital Media
9 3 (0.75%) Industry 4.0
9 3 (0.75%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.75%) Renewable Energy
9 3 (0.75%) Robotics
10 2 (0.50%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.25%) Animation
11 1 (0.25%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 32 (7.96%) Windows
2 24 (5.97%) Windows Server
3 22 (5.47%) Linux
4 14 (3.48%) Windows 10
5 11 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.99%) MVS
7 7 (1.74%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.00%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (20.15%) Analytics
1 81 (20.15%) ERP
2 66 (16.42%) Project Management
3 56 (13.93%) Stakeholder Management
4 47 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
5 42 (10.45%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (9.70%) Problem-Solving
7 35 (8.71%) E-Commerce
8 33 (8.21%) Logistics
9 27 (6.72%) Change Management
9 27 (6.72%) Service Delivery
10 26 (6.47%) Procure-to-Pay
11 24 (5.97%) Data Analytics
11 24 (5.97%) Time Management
12 23 (5.72%) ITIL
13 22 (5.47%) Project Delivery
14 20 (4.98%) Systems Analysis
14 20 (4.98%) Visualisation
15 19 (4.73%) Dashboard Development
16 17 (4.23%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 79 (19.65%) SQL
2 32 (7.96%) Python
3 23 (5.72%) JavaScript
4 22 (5.47%) C#
5 21 (5.22%) Java
6 20 (4.98%) PHP
7 10 (2.49%) C++
8 9 (2.24%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.99%) COBOL
9 8 (1.99%) JCL
10 7 (1.74%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 3 (0.75%) R
12 2 (0.50%) C
12 2 (0.50%) PHP 7
12 2 (0.50%) VBA
12 2 (0.50%) X++
13 1 (0.25%) Go
13 1 (0.25%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 41 (10.20%) Degree
2 8 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (1.24%) AWS Certification
4 5 (1.24%) CCNP
4 5 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (1.24%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (0.75%) PhD
6 1 (0.25%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.25%) CEH
6 1 (0.25%) CISM
6 1 (0.25%) CISSP
6 1 (0.25%) IIBA
6 1 (0.25%) ISEB
6 1 (0.25%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.25%) MCSA
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.25%) PMP
6 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (1.74%) SLA
2 3 (0.75%) QA
3 1 (0.25%) Actionable Recommendations
3 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.25%) GLP
3 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 19770
3 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.25%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 23 (5.72%) Active Directory
2 15 (3.73%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.99%) Docker
4 6 (1.49%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.24%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.50%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.25%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 12 (2.99%) SCCM
2 8 (1.99%) Tivoli
3 6 (1.49%) WSUS
4 5 (1.24%) IBM BigFix
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 112 (27.86%) SAP
2 77 (19.15%) Microsoft
3 26 (6.47%) Google
3 26 (6.47%) IBM
4 22 (5.47%) Oracle
4 22 (5.47%) VMware
5 14 (3.48%) Cognos
6 13 (3.23%) Tableau
7 10 (2.49%) Cisco
8 8 (1.99%) Apple
8 8 (1.99%) Citrix
8 8 (1.99%) ServiceNow
9 7 (1.74%) Facebook
9 7 (1.74%) JD Edwards
9 7 (1.74%) Sun
9 7 (1.74%) Trend Micro
9 7 (1.74%) Twitter
10 6 (1.49%) Adobe
10 6 (1.49%) Northgate
11 5 (1.24%) Aruba