Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 620 522 723
Rank change year-on-year -98 +201 -13
Permanent jobs citing FMCG 473 173 399
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.36% 0.29%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.94% 1.02% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 336 125 327
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,500 £27,500
25th Percentile £43,750 £40,250 £36,563
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -11.50%
75th Percentile £65,000 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +25.00% -15.79% -9.52%

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 50,541 16,981 48,467
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.41% 35.43% 35.22%
Number of salaries quoted 30,446 14,016 37,147
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,250 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £54,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +6.48% +2.86%
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £73,750
90th Percentile £97,500 £100,000 £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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -87 412 £52,500 +5.00% 161
UK excluding London -69 250 £50,000 +25.00% 140
London -173 183 £56,500 -13.08% 32
Work from Home -176 122 £55,000 -5.98% 12
North of England -101 67 £47,500 +18.75% 53
Midlands -77 63 £52,500 +81.03% 38
East of England -63 51 £65,000 +40.54% 11
Yorkshire -90 34 £47,500 +18.75% 25
North West -75 33 £50,000 -37.50% 22
West Midlands -79 33 £55,000 +25.71% 13
East Midlands -42 29 £47,500 +75.93% 25
Scotland -68 27 £47,500 -3.06% 9
South East -159 22 £53,750 -8.51% 14
South West -84 16 £50,000 -9.09% 13
Northern Ireland -42 3 £37,500 +59.57%
Wales - 1 £42,500 - 2

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 232 (49.05%) Retail
2 122 (25.79%) Social Skills
3 111 (23.47%) Finance
4 110 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
5 109 (23.04%) Logistics
6 93 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
7 92 (19.45%) SAP
8 90 (19.03%) E-Commerce
9 86 (18.18%) ERP
10 81 (17.12%) SQL
10 81 (17.12%) Manufacturing
11 72 (15.22%) Project Management
11 72 (15.22%) Marketing
12 69 (14.59%) CRM
13 65 (13.74%) Analytics
14 60 (12.68%) Degree
15 58 (12.26%) .NET
16 57 (12.05%) Microsoft
17 55 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
18 54 (11.42%) Azure
19 48 (10.15%) C#
20 47 (9.94%) Business Intelligence
21 46 (9.73%) SQL Server
22 43 (9.09%) SDLC
23 39 (8.25%) Coaching
23 39 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
24 35 (7.40%) Full Stack Development
25 34 (7.19%) MVC
25 34 (7.19%) Microsoft Excel
26 33 (6.98%) Automotive

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 22 (4.65%) CMS
2 12 (2.54%) SharePoint
3 7 (1.48%) EPiServer
3 7 (1.48%) Kentico
3 7 (1.48%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (1.06%) Red Hat Fuse
4 5 (1.06%) WebLogic
5 4 (0.85%) SAS
6 3 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.42%) Apache Airflow
7 2 (0.42%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.21%) Appian
8 1 (0.21%) Confluence
8 1 (0.21%) Drupal
8 1 (0.21%) JBoss
8 1 (0.21%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.21%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 34 (7.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (3.17%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (2.33%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 3 (0.63%) Simulink
7 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.21%) OmniGraffle
8 1 (0.21%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 17 (3.59%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (2.11%) SAP S/4HANA
3 9 (1.90%) SAP FI
4 8 (1.69%) SAP SD
5 7 (1.48%) Dynamics NAV
5 7 (1.48%) SAP CO
5 7 (1.48%) SAP FI/CO
5 7 (1.48%) SAP MDG
6 5 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
6 5 (1.06%) SAP IBP
7 3 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.63%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 3 (0.63%) SAP MM
8 2 (0.42%) NetSuite
8 2 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.21%) Magento
9 1 (0.21%) Sage 200
9 1 (0.21%) SAP BPC
9 1 (0.21%) SAP GRC
9 1 (0.21%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 54 (11.42%) Azure
2 26 (5.50%) AWS
3 23 (4.86%) Power Platform
4 20 (4.23%) Dynamics 365
5 19 (4.02%) Microsoft 365
6 18 (3.81%) Google Analytics
7 16 (3.38%) SaaS
8 11 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
9 8 (1.69%) Google Ads
10 7 (1.48%) Google Tag Manager
11 5 (1.06%) GCP
12 4 (0.85%) GitHub
12 4 (0.85%) Serverless
13 3 (0.63%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.63%) GitHub Actions
13 3 (0.63%) npm
14 2 (0.42%) Azure Event Grid
14 2 (0.42%) Azure Logic Apps
14 2 (0.42%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 15 (3.17%) LAN
2 12 (2.54%) WAN
3 7 (1.48%) Intranet
4 5 (1.06%) Firewall
5 2 (0.42%) MPLS
5 2 (0.42%) VPN
5 2 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.21%) DHCP
6 1 (0.21%) Internet
6 1 (0.21%) Network Security
6 1 (0.21%) SSL
6 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.21%) VoIP
6 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 28 (5.92%) PostgreSQL
3 26 (5.50%) NoSQL
3 26 (5.50%) Tableau
4 21 (4.44%) Power BI
5 17 (3.59%) Data Warehouse
6 15 (3.17%) Oracle BI EE
6 15 (3.17%) Oracle Database
6 15 (3.17%) Oracle ODI
7 14 (2.96%) MySQL
7 14 (2.96%) Oracle Database 12c
8 11 (2.33%) SQL Server 2012
9 9 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.06%) BusinessObjects
10 5 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.85%) Base SAS
11 4 (0.85%) Big Data
11 4 (0.85%) BigQuery
11 4 (0.85%) QlikView
11 4 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (4.23%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.96%) RSpec
3 6 (1.27%) JIRA
4 3 (0.63%) webpack
5 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.21%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.21%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.21%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (0.21%) Subversion
6 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
General
1 232 (49.05%) Retail
2 122 (25.79%) Social Skills
3 111 (23.47%) Finance
4 110 (23.26%) Analytical Skills
5 81 (17.12%) Manufacturing
6 72 (15.22%) Marketing
7 33 (6.98%) Automotive
8 30 (6.34%) Publishing
9 21 (4.44%) Advertising
10 15 (3.17%) Telecoms
11 14 (2.96%) Influencing Skills
12 13 (2.75%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 13 (2.75%) Pharmaceutical
13 12 (2.54%) General Ledger
13 12 (2.54%) Presentation Skills
14 11 (2.33%) Law
15 10 (2.11%) Legal
16 6 (1.27%) Banking
16 6 (1.27%) Documentation Skills
17 5 (1.06%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 78 (16.49%) Analyst
2 65 (13.74%) Developer
3 34 (7.19%) Business Analyst
4 33 (6.98%) IT Manager
4 33 (6.98%) Project Manager
5 23 (4.86%) Full Stack Developer
6 22 (4.65%) Software Engineer
7 21 (4.44%) Performance Manager
8 19 (4.02%) Architect
9 18 (3.81%) Consultant
9 18 (3.81%) Senior Software Engineer
10 17 (3.59%) IT Analyst
10 17 (3.59%) IT Project Manager
10 17 (3.59%) Senior Manager
11 16 (3.38%) .NET Software Engineer
11 16 (3.38%) C# Software Engineer
11 16 (3.38%) Supply Chain Manager
12 15 (3.17%) Angular Developer
12 15 (3.17%) Head of Digital
12 15 (3.17%) Head of E-Commerce
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (12.26%) .NET
2 30 (6.34%) .NET Framework
3 29 (6.13%) AngularJS
4 22 (4.65%) EDI
5 21 (4.44%) ASP.NET
6 20 (4.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (4.23%) Web Services
7 19 (4.02%) WCF
8 18 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web API
8 18 (3.81%) Vue.js
9 17 (3.59%) .NET Compact Framework
9 17 (3.59%) GraphQL
10 16 (3.38%) HTML
11 14 (2.96%) CSS
11 14 (2.96%) Resque
11 14 (2.96%) Ruby on Rails
12 11 (2.33%) Kafka
13 10 (2.11%) Elastic Stack
14 9 (1.90%) .NET Core
14 9 (1.90%) Oracle GoldenGate
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.23%) User Experience
2 17 (3.59%) Driving Licence
3 15 (3.17%) Management Information System
4 14 (2.96%) Self-Motivation
5 11 (2.33%) Raspberry Pi
6 9 (1.90%) Mobile App
7 7 (1.48%) Marketing Technology
8 6 (1.27%) Algorithms
8 6 (1.27%) Analytical Mindset
8 6 (1.27%) Life Science
8 6 (1.27%) Virtual Team
9 5 (1.06%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.06%) Learning Management System
9 5 (1.06%) PMI
9 5 (1.06%) Replication
10 4 (0.85%) Biotechnology
10 4 (0.85%) EPoS
10 4 (0.85%) Legacy Applications
10 4 (0.85%) Robotics
10 4 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (4.86%) Windows
2 17 (3.59%) Linux
2 17 (3.59%) Windows Server
3 11 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (1.69%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (1.48%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.06%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.21%) Android
7 1 (0.21%) Unix
7 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (23.04%) Logistics
2 93 (19.66%) Agile Software Development
3 90 (19.03%) E-Commerce
4 86 (18.18%) ERP
5 72 (15.22%) Project Management
6 69 (14.59%) CRM
7 65 (13.74%) Analytics
8 55 (11.63%) Problem-Solving
9 47 (9.94%) Business Intelligence
10 43 (9.09%) SDLC
11 39 (8.25%) Coaching
11 39 (8.25%) Stakeholder Management
12 35 (7.40%) Full Stack Development
13 34 (7.19%) MVC
14 32 (6.77%) Scrum
15 30 (6.34%) B2B
15 30 (6.34%) DevOps
15 30 (6.34%) Software Engineering
16 29 (6.13%) Computer Science
16 29 (6.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 81 (17.12%) SQL
2 48 (10.15%) C#
3 31 (6.55%) JavaScript
3 31 (6.55%) Python
4 14 (2.96%) Java
4 14 (2.96%) Ruby
5 13 (2.75%) VB.NET
6 10 (2.11%) R
7 6 (1.27%) PHP
7 6 (1.27%) TypeScript
7 6 (1.27%) VBA
8 5 (1.06%) C
9 4 (0.85%) C++
9 4 (0.85%) PowerShell
9 4 (0.85%) SAS Macro
9 4 (0.85%) T-SQL
10 3 (0.63%) MATLAB
10 3 (0.63%) X++
11 2 (0.42%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (0.42%) VB
Qualifications
1 60 (12.68%) Degree
2 14 (2.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (2.11%) Master's Degree
4 6 (1.27%) PMI Certification
4 6 (1.27%) PMP
5 4 (0.85%) CISA
5 4 (0.85%) CISSP
6 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.42%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.21%) CISM
7 1 (0.21%) HND
7 1 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.21%) MBA
7 1 (0.21%) MCP
7 1 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.81%) SLA
2 11 (2.33%) Accessibility
2 11 (2.33%) PMO
3 6 (1.27%) QA
4 5 (1.06%) NEBOSH
5 4 (0.85%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 4 (0.85%) CDISC
5 4 (0.85%) GDPR
6 1 (0.21%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.21%) GRC
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 20 (4.23%) Docker
2 17 (3.59%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.33%) Active Directory
4 5 (1.06%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.42%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.42%) vSphere
6 1 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.21%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 17 (3.59%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.06%) Data Guard
2 5 (1.06%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (0.42%) Ansible
4 1 (0.21%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.21%) Jamf Pro
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.21%) SCCM
4 1 (0.21%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 92 (19.45%) SAP
2 57 (12.05%) Microsoft
3 24 (5.07%) Google
4 22 (4.65%) Oracle
4 22 (4.65%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (3.59%) VMware
5 17 (3.59%) Xamarin
6 14 (2.96%) Sitecore
7 11 (2.33%) Cisco
8 7 (1.48%) YouTube
9 4 (0.85%) Minitab
9 4 (0.85%) Optimizely
10 3 (0.63%) Adobe
10 3 (0.63%) Citrix
10 3 (0.63%) Cognos
10 3 (0.63%) IBM
10 3 (0.63%) JD Edwards
10 3 (0.63%) Netlify
11 1 (0.21%) Automation Anywhere
11 1 (0.21%) Dataiku