Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
UK
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 661 556 550
Rank change year-on-year -105 -6 +7
Permanent jobs citing FMCG 620 852 1084
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.34% 0.45% 0.50%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 1.10% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 500 700 928
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.77% +4.00% -4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £102,625 £72,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.00% +8.11% -6.57%

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 77325 77436 91779
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.93% 40.92% 41.95%
Number of salaries quoted 58359 63619 73574
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £79,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for FMCG in the UK

FMCG
Top 16 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 24 November 2017. 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 -102 568 £55,000 +4.76% 40
UK excluding London -59 376 £52,500 +5.00% 28
London -62 216 £65,000 +18.18% 19
North of England -81 156 £52,500 -4.55% 8
North West -92 117 £55,000 - 5
South East +35 90 £57,500 +27.78% 5
East of England +6 49 £46,000 +2.22% 6
Midlands 0 36 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Yorkshire +2 29 £45,000 +7.14% 3
West Midlands +14 21 £92,500 +184.62% 1
Scotland -8 18 £65,000 +62.50% 7
South West +34 17 £47,500 -32.14%
East Midlands -2 13 £42,500 -10.53% 1
North East +6 9 £46,000 +31.43%
Northern Ireland -22 8 £35,000 +16.67%
Wales +20 2 £32,500 -27.78%

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, IT jobs citing FMCG also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for FMCG.

1 268 (43.23%) Retail
2 233 (37.58%) SAP
3 170 (27.42%) Manufacturing
4 156 (25.16%) Finance
5 124 (20.00%) ERP
6 106 (17.10%) Stakeholder Management
7 102 (16.45%) Project Management
8 87 (14.03%) Microsoft
9 81 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
10 76 (12.26%) SQL
11 70 (11.29%) Marketing
12 67 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
13 64 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
14 60 (9.68%) Translating Business Requirements
15 56 (9.03%) Telecoms
16 55 (8.87%) Degree
16 55 (8.87%) Analytics
17 54 (8.71%) SQL Server
18 53 (8.55%) SAP ERP
18 53 (8.55%) Matrix Organization
19 51 (8.23%) E-Commerce
20 50 (8.06%) Logistics
21 47 (7.58%) SAP SD
22 45 (7.26%) Automotive
23 44 (7.10%) Active Directory
23 44 (7.10%) Mentoring
24 40 (6.45%) SAP FI
24 40 (6.45%) SAP FI/CO
24 40 (6.45%) SAP CO
25 39 (6.29%) Technical Architecture

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 (1.77%) CMS
1 11 (1.77%) Drupal
2 9 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
2 9 (1.45%) nginx
2 9 (1.45%) Tomcat
2 9 (1.45%) WebSphere
3 7 (1.13%) SharePoint
4 6 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (0.97%) MS Exchange
4 6 (0.97%) SAS
5 5 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.65%) Apache Spark
7 3 (0.48%) Confluence
7 3 (0.48%) NetWeaver
8 2 (0.32%) Apache
8 2 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.16%) Anypoint
9 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.16%) IIS
9 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 28 (4.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (2.58%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.13%) SPSS
5 5 (0.81%) Adobe Illustrator
5 5 (0.81%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.81%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.65%) Adobe After Effects
6 4 (0.65%) EViews
7 3 (0.48%) Mathematica
7 3 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.32%) Maya
9 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.16%) Autodesk Inventor
9 1 (0.16%) Revit
Business Applications
1 53 (8.55%) SAP ERP
2 47 (7.58%) SAP SD
3 40 (6.45%) SAP CO
3 40 (6.45%) SAP FI
3 40 (6.45%) SAP FI/CO
4 38 (6.13%) SAP APO
5 24 (3.87%) SAP S/4HANA
6 14 (2.26%) Dynamics AX
7 12 (1.94%) SAP SCM
8 10 (1.61%) SAP PP
9 9 (1.45%) Dynamics NAV
10 8 (1.29%) SAP CRM
11 7 (1.13%) SAP BPC
12 6 (0.97%) SAP Retail
13 5 (0.81%) Hyperion Planning
13 5 (0.81%) SAP GRC
13 5 (0.81%) SAP MM
14 4 (0.65%) Magento
14 4 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
14 4 (0.65%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.87%) SaaS
2 21 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (2.10%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (1.61%) npm
4 10 (1.61%) Office 365
5 9 (1.45%) PaaS
6 5 (0.81%) SuccessFactors
7 4 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.48%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.32%) Adobe Analytics
9 2 (0.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 2 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 2 (0.32%) Force.com
9 2 (0.32%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 1 (0.16%) GitHub
10 1 (0.16%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.16%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (4.03%) VoIP
2 22 (3.55%) Firewall
2 22 (3.55%) WAN
3 15 (2.42%) Intrusion Detection
4 12 (1.94%) DNS
4 12 (1.94%) LAN
5 10 (1.61%) SCCP
6 8 (1.29%) DHCP
7 6 (0.97%) Internet
7 6 (0.97%) Network Security
7 6 (0.97%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.48%) SAN
10 2 (0.32%) SMS
11 1 (0.16%) FTP
11 1 (0.16%) Intranet
11 1 (0.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (8.71%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 29 (4.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 28 (4.52%) SAP HANA
4 28 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 23 (3.71%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (2.10%) Big Data
6 13 (2.10%) Power BI
6 13 (2.10%) QlikView
7 11 (1.77%) SAP BW
7 11 (1.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (0.97%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 6 (0.97%) Looker
9 6 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (0.81%) Essbase
10 5 (0.81%) Hadoop
10 5 (0.81%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (0.81%) SQL Server 2016
11 4 (0.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (2.58%) Visual Studio
2 14 (2.26%) Jenkins
3 12 (1.94%) gulp
4 10 (1.61%) Gradle
4 10 (1.61%) JUnit
4 10 (1.61%) Maven
4 10 (1.61%) Travis CI
5 9 (1.45%) CircleCI
5 9 (1.45%) IBM UrbanCode
6 8 (1.29%) Jasmine
6 8 (1.29%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 7 (1.13%) Git (software)
7 7 (1.13%) JIRA
8 4 (0.65%) Grunt
8 4 (0.65%) TeamCity
9 3 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
10 2 (0.32%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.32%) ERwin
10 2 (0.32%) Subversion
11 1 (0.16%) Ant
General
1 268 (43.23%) Retail
2 170 (27.42%) Manufacturing
3 156 (25.16%) Finance
4 70 (11.29%) Marketing
5 56 (9.03%) Telecoms
6 45 (7.26%) Automotive
7 31 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
8 19 (3.06%) Banking
9 17 (2.74%) Advertising
10 14 (2.26%) Electronics
11 13 (2.10%) German Language
12 12 (1.94%) Legal
13 6 (0.97%) Publishing
14 3 (0.48%) Games
15 2 (0.32%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.32%) Law
16 1 (0.16%) Front Office
16 1 (0.16%) Italian Language
16 1 (0.16%) Japanese Language
16 1 (0.16%) Portuguese Language
Job Titles
1 165 (26.61%) Analyst
2 109 (17.58%) Business Analyst
3 87 (14.03%) SAP Analyst
4 67 (10.81%) SAP Business Analyst
5 59 (9.52%) Architect
6 50 (8.06%) Developer
7 46 (7.42%) Consultant
8 38 (6.13%) SAP APO Analyst
8 38 (6.13%) SAP APO Business Analyst
9 36 (5.81%) IT Manager
10 34 (5.48%) Project Manager
11 31 (5.00%) SAP Consultant
11 31 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
12 29 (4.68%) SAP Architect
13 27 (4.35%) SAP Solutions Architect
14 25 (4.03%) Senior Manager
15 24 (3.87%) Programme Manager
16 22 (3.55%) Account Executive
17 20 (3.23%) SAP SD Analyst
18 17 (2.74%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (5.65%) .NET
2 29 (4.68%) CSS
3 26 (4.19%) .NET Framework
4 22 (3.55%) HTML
5 20 (3.23%) XML
6 19 (3.06%) EDI
7 18 (2.90%) ASP.NET
8 15 (2.42%) Entity Framework
9 12 (1.94%) AngularJS
9 12 (1.94%) REST
10 11 (1.77%) ADO.NET
10 11 (1.77%) Code First Entity Framework
11 10 (1.61%) Web Services
12 8 (1.29%) HTML5
12 8 (1.29%) SAP Basis
12 8 (1.29%) WCF
13 6 (0.97%) jQuery
14 4 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC
14 4 (0.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 4 (0.65%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 81 (13.06%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.06%) User Experience
3 15 (2.42%) Clustering
4 14 (2.26%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.26%) EPoS
4 14 (2.26%) Social Media
5 11 (1.77%) Life Science
5 11 (1.77%) Mobile App
6 10 (1.61%) Data Centre
6 10 (1.61%) Digital Media
7 8 (1.29%) Algorithms
7 8 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.13%) Driving Licence
9 6 (0.97%) CCTV
9 6 (0.97%) Internet of Things
9 6 (0.97%) IPTV
9 6 (0.97%) NHS
9 6 (0.97%) Video Conferencing
10 5 (0.81%) Analytical Mindset
10 5 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 37 (5.97%) Windows
2 23 (3.71%) Windows Server
3 13 (2.10%) Windows 7
4 8 (1.29%) Windows 10
5 7 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.48%) Android
6 3 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.32%) Linux
8 1 (0.16%) CentOS
8 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (20.00%) ERP
2 106 (17.10%) Stakeholder Management
3 102 (16.45%) Project Management
4 67 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
5 64 (10.32%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (9.68%) Translating Business Requirements
7 55 (8.87%) Analytics
8 53 (8.55%) Matrix Organization
9 51 (8.23%) E-Commerce
10 50 (8.06%) Logistics
11 44 (7.10%) Mentoring
12 39 (6.29%) Change Management
12 39 (6.29%) Technical Architecture
13 38 (6.13%) ITIL
14 34 (5.48%) Process Management
14 34 (5.48%) Waterfall
15 33 (5.32%) SDLC
16 32 (5.16%) Business Analysis
17 31 (5.00%) Service Delivery
18 29 (4.68%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 76 (12.26%) SQL
2 33 (5.32%) C#
3 29 (4.68%) JavaScript
4 28 (4.52%) Python
5 27 (4.35%) Java
6 17 (2.74%) PHP
7 11 (1.77%) VB.NET
8 9 (1.45%) Groovy
8 9 (1.45%) Shell Script
9 8 (1.29%) ABAP
10 7 (1.13%) R
10 7 (1.13%) T-SQL
11 5 (0.81%) C
11 5 (0.81%) Scala
12 4 (0.65%) C++
13 3 (0.48%) Fortran
13 3 (0.48%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.16%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.16%) SAPscript
14 1 (0.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 55 (8.87%) Degree
2 16 (2.58%) CISSP
3 15 (2.42%) CISM
4 14 (2.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 10 (1.61%) CompTIA Security+
5 10 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.61%) Security+ Certification
6 9 (1.45%) CISA
7 7 (1.13%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (1.13%) PhD
8 6 (0.97%) ISEB
8 6 (0.97%) PMP
9 5 (0.81%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (0.81%) CRISC
10 4 (0.65%) CCNA
10 4 (0.65%) CCNP
10 4 (0.65%) Master's Degree
10 4 (0.65%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.32%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 8 (1.29%) Data Quality
2 8 (1.29%) PMO
2 8 (1.29%) QA
3 6 (0.97%) GDPR
4 4 (0.65%) Actionable Recommendations
4 4 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.48%) SLA
6 1 (0.16%) COBIT
System Software
1 44 (7.10%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.45%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.65%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.32%) HDFS
6 1 (0.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (2.42%) SCCM
1 15 (2.42%) SCOM
2 11 (1.77%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (1.77%) Puppet
3 9 (1.45%) Ansible
3 9 (1.45%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.16%) Ambari
4 1 (0.16%) cPanel
4 1 (0.16%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 233 (37.58%) SAP
2 87 (14.03%) Microsoft
3 30 (4.84%) Oracle
4 28 (4.52%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (2.74%) Tableau
6 9 (1.45%) Cisco
7 8 (1.29%) Adobe
8 7 (1.13%) Google
9 6 (0.97%) VMware
10 5 (0.81%) Hyperion
10 5 (0.81%) MicroStrategy
11 4 (0.65%) JD Edwards
11 4 (0.65%) Meraki
11 4 (0.65%) NETGEAR
11 4 (0.65%) Pegasus
11 4 (0.65%) SEEBURGER
12 3 (0.48%) Dell
12 3 (0.48%) EqualLogic
12 3 (0.48%) hybris
12 3 (0.48%) Panasonic