Period
to 30 July 2021

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 30 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
UK
6 months to
30 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 601 588 667
Rank change year-on-year -13 +79 +83
Permanent jobs citing FMCG 425 209 476
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.30% 0.33%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.96% 0.86% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 297 166 394
10th Percentile £37,500 £30,000 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,750 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £45,000 £53,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -15.09% -7.02%
75th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £85,500 £70,625 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +17.65% -10.53% -5.00%

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 44,468 24,346 50,618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.15% 35.49% 35.17%
Number of salaries quoted 26,993 19,391 38,750
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,986 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,500 £55,000 £52,994
Median % change year-on-year +4.55% +3.79% +0.94%
75th Percentile £78,750 £76,250 £72,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £97,000 £90,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 30 July 2021.

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 30 July 2021. 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 -27 370 £52,500 +16.67% 123
UK excluding London -56 213 £50,000 +17.65% 105
London -47 183 £67,000 +21.82% 27
Work from Home -174 95 £55,000 +5.77% 12
North of England -19 73 £47,500 +18.75% 35
North West -10 41 £52,000 -40.57% 21
Midlands -47 41 £51,250 +70.83% 19
Yorkshire -51 32 £42,500 +6.25% 9
Scotland -51 28 £47,500 -1.04% 5
East of England -66 28 £57,500 +35.29% 12
South East -79 26 £50,000 -14.89% 16
East Midlands - 24 £50,000 - 11
West Midlands -75 16 £62,250 +107.50% 8
South West -65 13 £32,500 -31.58% 14
Wales - 2 £36,250 - 3
Northern Ireland - 2 £37,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 30 July 2021, 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.

1 189 (44.47%) Retail
2 106 (24.94%) Finance
3 101 (23.76%) Social Skills
4 99 (23.29%) Logistics
5 92 (21.65%) SQL
6 88 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
7 82 (19.29%) SAP
8 81 (19.06%) Analytical Skills
9 80 (18.82%) Marketing
10 76 (17.88%) E-Commerce
11 74 (17.41%) ERP
12 68 (16.00%) Degree
13 62 (14.59%) Analytics
14 61 (14.35%) CRM
15 56 (13.18%) Project Management
15 56 (13.18%) Microsoft
16 54 (12.71%) Azure
17 52 (12.24%) Manufacturing
18 49 (11.53%) SDLC
19 43 (10.12%) SQL Server
20 39 (9.18%) .NET
21 37 (8.71%) Python
22 36 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
22 36 (8.47%) AWS
23 35 (8.24%) C#
24 34 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
25 33 (7.76%) Full Stack Development
26 31 (7.29%) Scrum
27 30 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
27 30 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management

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 14 (3.29%) CMS
2 8 (1.88%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (1.65%) Red Hat Fuse
3 7 (1.65%) SAS
3 7 (1.65%) WebLogic
4 3 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (0.71%) EPiServer
4 3 (0.71%) Kentico
4 3 (0.71%) MS Exchange
4 3 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (0.71%) WordPress
5 2 (0.47%) Apache Airflow
5 2 (0.47%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.47%) Drupal
6 1 (0.24%) Appian
6 1 (0.24%) Confluence
6 1 (0.24%) JBoss
6 1 (0.24%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
Applications
1 28 (6.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (4.94%) Microsoft Office
3 12 (2.82%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (1.18%) Simulink
5 4 (0.94%) SPSS
6 3 (0.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.47%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.24%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.24%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 14 (3.29%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (3.06%) NetSuite
2 13 (3.06%) SAP S/4HANA
3 10 (2.35%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (2.12%) SAP CO
4 9 (2.12%) SAP FI
4 9 (2.12%) SAP FI/CO
5 8 (1.88%) Oracle Applications
6 6 (1.41%) SAP SD
7 5 (1.18%) SAP IBP
8 4 (0.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 3 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
9 3 (0.71%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.47%) Magento
10 2 (0.47%) SAP QM
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
11 1 (0.24%) Oracle Financials
11 1 (0.24%) SAP GRC
11 1 (0.24%) SAP MM
11 1 (0.24%) SAP PP
Cloud Services
1 54 (12.71%) Azure
2 36 (8.47%) AWS
3 28 (6.59%) Microsoft 365
4 21 (4.94%) Dynamics 365
5 17 (4.00%) Power Platform
6 16 (3.76%) SaaS
7 13 (3.06%) Google Analytics
8 11 (2.59%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (1.65%) GCP
10 4 (0.94%) Azure Event Grid
10 4 (0.94%) Azure Logic Apps
10 4 (0.94%) GitHub
10 4 (0.94%) Google Ads
10 4 (0.94%) Google Tag Manager
10 4 (0.94%) Serverless
11 3 (0.71%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
11 3 (0.71%) npm
11 3 (0.71%) Snowflake
12 2 (0.47%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.71%) WAN
2 17 (4.00%) LAN
3 8 (1.88%) Internet
4 6 (1.41%) MPLS
4 6 (1.41%) SAN
4 6 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (1.18%) Firewall
6 4 (0.94%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (0.94%) Network Security
7 2 (0.47%) Intranet
7 2 (0.47%) VPN
8 1 (0.24%) DHCP
8 1 (0.24%) SD-WAN
8 1 (0.24%) SSL
8 1 (0.24%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (10.12%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.06%) PostgreSQL
3 25 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 21 (4.94%) Tableau
5 19 (4.47%) Data Warehouse
6 16 (3.76%) MySQL
7 14 (3.29%) Big Data
7 14 (3.29%) Oracle BI EE
7 14 (3.29%) Oracle Database
7 14 (3.29%) Oracle ODI
8 13 (3.06%) Oracle Database 12c
8 13 (3.06%) Power BI
9 10 (2.35%) BusinessObjects
9 10 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
10 7 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
10 7 (1.65%) SQL Server 2016
10 7 (1.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.41%) OLAP
12 5 (1.18%) OLAP Cube
12 5 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (5.18%) Git (software)
2 16 (3.76%) RSpec
3 4 (0.94%) JIRA
4 3 (0.71%) webpack
5 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.24%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.24%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.24%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.24%) RStudio
6 1 (0.24%) Subversion
General
1 189 (44.47%) Retail
2 106 (24.94%) Finance
3 101 (23.76%) Social Skills
4 81 (19.06%) Analytical Skills
5 80 (18.82%) Marketing
6 52 (12.24%) Manufacturing
7 28 (6.59%) Automotive
8 24 (5.65%) Publishing
9 23 (5.41%) Presentation Skills
10 19 (4.47%) Pharmaceutical
11 14 (3.29%) Advertising
12 13 (3.06%) Telecoms
13 10 (2.35%) Documentation Skills
13 10 (2.35%) Legal
14 9 (2.12%) Banking
15 7 (1.65%) General Ledger
15 7 (1.65%) Law
16 6 (1.41%) Influencing Skills
17 5 (1.18%) French Language
17 5 (1.18%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 69 (16.24%) Analyst
2 55 (12.94%) Developer
3 36 (8.47%) Project Manager
4 34 (8.00%) Consultant
5 27 (6.35%) Business Analyst
6 24 (5.65%) IT Manager
7 23 (5.41%) Full Stack Developer
8 22 (5.18%) Architect
8 22 (5.18%) Senior Manager
9 18 (4.24%) Business Manager
10 17 (4.00%) Support Analyst
11 16 (3.76%) SAP Consultant
12 15 (3.53%) IT Analyst
13 14 (3.29%) Head of Digital
13 14 (3.29%) Head of E-Commerce
13 14 (3.29%) IT Project Manager
13 14 (3.29%) Systems Manager
14 13 (3.06%) C# Developer
14 13 (3.06%) FMCG Manager
14 13 (3.06%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (9.18%) .NET
2 27 (6.35%) Web Services
3 25 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 20 (4.71%) AngularJS
5 19 (4.47%) GraphQL
6 17 (4.00%) EDI
7 16 (3.76%) Resque
7 16 (3.76%) Ruby on Rails
7 16 (3.76%) Vue.js
8 15 (3.53%) ASP.NET
9 14 (3.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 14 (3.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (3.29%) HTML
10 13 (3.06%) .NET Compact Framework
10 13 (3.06%) WCF
11 11 (2.59%) CSS
12 8 (1.88%) Kafka
12 8 (1.88%) Oracle Fusion
13 7 (1.65%) Laravel
13 7 (1.65%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 19 (4.47%) User Experience
2 16 (3.76%) Driving Licence
3 15 (3.53%) Management Information System
4 11 (2.59%) Raspberry Pi
5 10 (2.35%) Life Science
6 8 (1.88%) Algorithms
6 8 (1.88%) EPoS
6 8 (1.88%) Marketing Technology
7 7 (1.65%) Replication
8 6 (1.41%) Analytical Mindset
8 6 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
8 6 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
9 5 (1.18%) Robotics
10 4 (0.94%) Data Structures
10 4 (0.94%) Legacy Applications
10 4 (0.94%) Mobile App
11 3 (0.71%) Biotechnology
11 3 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.71%) iPad
11 3 (0.71%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 28 (6.59%) Windows
2 27 (6.35%) Linux
3 23 (5.41%) Windows Server
4 9 (2.12%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (1.65%) Oracle Linux
5 7 (1.65%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (1.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.94%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.71%) Unix
8 3 (0.71%) Windows Server 2019
9 1 (0.24%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (23.29%) Logistics
2 88 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (17.88%) E-Commerce
4 74 (17.41%) ERP
5 62 (14.59%) Analytics
6 61 (14.35%) CRM
7 56 (13.18%) Project Management
8 49 (11.53%) SDLC
9 36 (8.47%) Business Intelligence
10 34 (8.00%) Problem-Solving
11 33 (7.76%) Full Stack Development
12 31 (7.29%) Scrum
13 30 (7.06%) Computer Science
13 30 (7.06%) Data Science
13 30 (7.06%) Decision-Making
13 30 (7.06%) Stakeholder Management
14 29 (6.82%) B2B
14 29 (6.82%) Project Delivery
15 28 (6.59%) Data Analysis
16 27 (6.35%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 92 (21.65%) SQL
2 37 (8.71%) Python
3 35 (8.24%) C#
4 24 (5.65%) JavaScript
5 16 (3.76%) Ruby
6 12 (2.82%) Java
7 11 (2.59%) PowerShell
7 11 (2.59%) R
8 9 (2.12%) VB.NET
9 8 (1.88%) PHP
9 8 (1.88%) VBA
10 7 (1.65%) TypeScript
11 6 (1.41%) C++
12 5 (1.18%) C
12 5 (1.18%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 5 (1.18%) MATLAB
13 4 (0.94%) T-SQL
14 3 (0.71%) Java 11
14 3 (0.71%) SAS Macro
14 3 (0.71%) Scala
Qualifications
1 68 (16.00%) Degree
2 15 (3.53%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (2.59%) MBA
4 5 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (0.94%) CCNA
5 4 (0.94%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.71%) CISM
6 3 (0.71%) CISSP
7 2 (0.47%) Numerate Degree
7 2 (0.47%) PMP
7 2 (0.47%) Security Cleared
8 1 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.24%) CISA
8 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.24%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.88%) SLA
2 4 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.94%) PMO
3 3 (0.71%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 3 (0.71%) CDISC
3 3 (0.71%) QA
4 2 (0.47%) Accessibility
4 2 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.47%) GDPR
5 1 (0.24%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.24%) GRC
5 1 (0.24%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (5.18%) Docker
1 22 (5.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (4.24%) Active Directory
3 7 (1.65%) Oracle RAC
3 7 (1.65%) vSphere
4 6 (1.41%) XenDesktop
5 1 (0.24%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (4.47%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.65%) Data Guard
2 7 (1.65%) Oracle RMAN
3 6 (1.41%) NetBackup
4 5 (1.18%) SCCM
5 4 (0.94%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (0.94%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (0.47%) Ansible
7 1 (0.24%) Jamf Pro
7 1 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.24%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 82 (19.29%) SAP
2 56 (13.18%) Microsoft
3 24 (5.65%) VMware
4 22 (5.18%) Google
5 21 (4.94%) Salesforce.com
6 20 (4.71%) Oracle
7 14 (3.29%) Citrix
8 13 (3.06%) Xamarin
9 9 (2.12%) Cisco
10 6 (1.41%) EMC
10 6 (1.41%) HP
10 6 (1.41%) Red Hat
10 6 (1.41%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.94%) App Annie
11 4 (0.94%) JD Edwards
11 4 (0.94%) Juniper
11 4 (0.94%) Symantec
11 4 (0.94%) YouTube
12 3 (0.71%) Minitab
12 3 (0.71%) Netlify