Period
to

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 9 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
UK
6 months to
9 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 707 609 585
Rank change year-on-year -98 -24 +105
Permanent jobs citing FMCG 592 434 207
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.35% 0.38% 0.32%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.75% 0.93% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 270 306 158
10th Percentile £35,000 £37,500 £30,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £43,375 £40,781
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,250 £52,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +3.33% +16.67% -15.09%
75th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £93,875 £85,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £49,250 £48,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.55% +14.12% -10.53%

FMCG is in the General and Transferable 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 Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 79,429 46,505 23,833
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 46.63% 40.79% 36.65%
Number of salaries quoted 34,137 28,215 18,971
10th Percentile £34,335 £32,500 £32,148
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £83,750 £80,000 £77,500
90th Percentile £102,500 £97,500 £97,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 9 August 2022.

Salary histogram for FMCG in the UK

FMCG
Top 17 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 9 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -79 543 £52,500 - 150
London -5 416 £56,000 -15.15% 32
Work from Home -135 253 £50,000 -9.09% 17
UK excluding London -170 149 £49,250 +1.55% 129
East of England -49 43 £42,500 -26.09% 19
South East -60 30 £52,500 +5.00% 14
North of England -114 24 £43,500 -8.42% 51
Scotland -39 20 £65,000 +36.84% 7
North West -86 14 £46,000 -8.00% 25
South West -31 11 £67,500 +107.69% 10
Midlands -92 11 £55,000 +10.00% 23
West Midlands -67 10 £56,250 +7.14% 12
Northern Ireland -12 6 £27,500 -26.67% 1
Yorkshire -60 5 £37,500 -14.29% 24
North East - 5 £55,000 - 2
Wales -14 4 - - 4
East Midlands -50 1 £42,500 -12.82% 11

For the 6 months to 9 August 2022, 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.

1 288 (48.65%) Retail
2 212 (35.81%) Finance
3 203 (34.29%) Social Skills
4 179 (30.24%) Agile
5 170 (28.72%) Python
6 159 (26.86%) Azure
7 142 (23.99%) Kubernetes
8 139 (23.48%) Docker
9 137 (23.14%) Problem-Solving
10 136 (22.97%) CI/CD
11 132 (22.30%) React
12 130 (21.96%) SQL
13 128 (21.62%) Node.js
14 125 (21.11%) Data Science
15 121 (20.44%) GCP
16 113 (19.09%) DevOps
17 108 (18.24%) Analytics
18 107 (18.07%) JavaScript
19 105 (17.74%) Degree
20 103 (17.40%) AWS
21 98 (16.55%) Go
22 97 (16.39%) NoSQL
22 97 (16.39%) Ansible
23 96 (16.22%) RESTful
23 96 (16.22%) PowerShell
24 93 (15.71%) Bash
25 92 (15.54%) Mobile App
25 92 (15.54%) Business Intelligence
26 91 (15.37%) Web Services
27 90 (15.20%) Terraform

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 24 (4.05%) Apache Airflow
2 18 (3.04%) Apache
3 15 (2.53%) Jupyter
4 12 (2.03%) Apache Spark
5 9 (1.52%) Apache Solr
6 6 (1.01%) SharePoint
7 5 (0.84%) CMS
8 3 (0.51%) Confluence
8 3 (0.51%) JBoss
8 3 (0.51%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
8 3 (0.51%) SAS
9 2 (0.34%) NetWeaver
9 2 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.34%) OpenEdge
10 1 (0.17%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.17%) Kentico
10 1 (0.17%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.17%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.17%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.17%) Umbraco
Applications
1 66 (11.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 52 (8.78%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (1.69%) Microsoft Office
4 8 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (1.18%) MS Visio
6 6 (1.01%) UXPin
7 5 (0.84%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.68%) InVision
8 4 (0.68%) Sketch
9 3 (0.51%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
9 3 (0.51%) InDesign
9 3 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 37 (6.25%) SAP S/4HANA
2 30 (5.07%) SAP R/3
3 6 (1.01%) SAP Hybris
4 5 (0.84%) SAP ERP
5 4 (0.68%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.51%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.51%) Magento
6 3 (0.51%) Oracle ERP
6 3 (0.51%) Shopify
7 2 (0.34%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.34%) SAP APO
7 2 (0.34%) SAP CO
7 2 (0.34%) SAP FI
7 2 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
7 2 (0.34%) SAP GRC
7 2 (0.34%) SAP MDG
7 2 (0.34%) SAP MII
7 2 (0.34%) SAP MM
7 2 (0.34%) SAP SCM
8 1 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 159 (26.86%) Azure
2 121 (20.44%) GCP
3 103 (17.40%) AWS
4 88 (14.86%) dbt
5 46 (7.77%) GitHub
5 46 (7.77%) GitHub Actions
5 46 (7.77%) Pulumi
6 31 (5.24%) DigitalOcean
7 29 (4.90%) Power Platform
8 26 (4.39%) SaaS
9 20 (3.38%) Google Kubernetes Engine
10 18 (3.04%) Snowflake
11 15 (2.53%) IaaS
11 15 (2.53%) PaaS
12 14 (2.36%) Microsoft 365
12 14 (2.36%) SAP Commerce Cloud
13 11 (1.86%) Figma
14 9 (1.52%) Akamai
14 9 (1.52%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 8 (1.35%) Azure Data Factory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.03%) Network Security
2 9 (1.52%) DHCP
2 9 (1.52%) DNS
3 8 (1.35%) Firewall
4 5 (0.84%) Internet
5 2 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (0.34%) SD-WAN
5 2 (0.34%) WAN
6 1 (0.17%) BGP
6 1 (0.17%) MPLS
6 1 (0.17%) OSPF
6 1 (0.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.17%) VoIP
6 1 (0.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (16.39%) NoSQL
2 58 (9.80%) SQL Server
3 55 (9.29%) Redis
4 54 (9.12%) Elasticsearch
5 47 (7.94%) PostgreSQL
6 44 (7.43%) Data Warehouse
7 34 (5.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 29 (4.90%) Power BI
9 20 (3.38%) MySQL
10 15 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 15 (2.53%) Tableau
11 9 (1.52%) Apache Cassandra
11 9 (1.52%) BigQuery
11 9 (1.52%) Data Mining
11 9 (1.52%) Hadoop
11 9 (1.52%) Looker
11 9 (1.52%) Semantic Layer
12 8 (1.35%) Neo4j
13 7 (1.18%) Data Lake
13 7 (1.18%) SQL Anywhere
Development Applications
1 89 (15.03%) Jenkins
2 31 (5.24%) webpack
3 19 (3.21%) Git (software)
4 9 (1.52%) PowerBuilder
5 6 (1.01%) Balsamiq
6 4 (0.68%) Visual Studio
7 3 (0.51%) Dreamweaver
7 3 (0.51%) Eclipse
7 3 (0.51%) Subversion
8 2 (0.34%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.34%) JIRA
8 2 (0.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.17%) CircleCI
9 1 (0.17%) ER Studio
9 1 (0.17%) Postman
9 1 (0.17%) PowerDesigner
9 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.17%) Visual Studio Code
9 1 (0.17%) xUnit.net
General
1 288 (48.65%) Retail
2 212 (35.81%) Finance
3 203 (34.29%) Social Skills
4 89 (15.03%) Banking
5 86 (14.53%) Marketing
6 79 (13.34%) Analytical Skills
7 77 (13.01%) Presentation Skills
8 72 (12.16%) Automotive
9 71 (11.99%) Inclusion and Diversity
10 65 (10.98%) Publishing
11 46 (7.77%) Organisational Skills
12 42 (7.09%) Manufacturing
13 21 (3.55%) Pharmaceutical
14 16 (2.70%) Legal
15 15 (2.53%) Influencing Skills
16 9 (1.52%) Games
16 9 (1.52%) Telecoms
17 8 (1.35%) Aviation
18 7 (1.18%) German Language
19 6 (1.01%) Documentation Skills
Job Titles
1 98 (16.55%) Analyst
2 71 (11.99%) Developer
3 60 (10.14%) DevOps Engineer
4 58 (9.80%) Senior DevOps
4 58 (9.80%) Senior DevOps Engineer
5 53 (8.95%) Business Analyst
6 46 (7.77%) Software Engineer
7 40 (6.76%) Project Manager
8 37 (6.25%) Architect
9 36 (6.08%) Azure Engineer
10 28 (4.73%) .NET Developer
10 28 (4.73%) DevOps Manager
11 27 (4.56%) Data Engineer
12 23 (3.89%) Azure DevOps Engineer
12 23 (3.89%) Solutions Architect
13 18 (3.04%) SQL Developer
14 17 (2.87%) GCP DevOps
14 17 (2.87%) GCP DevOps Engineer
14 17 (2.87%) GCP Engineer
15 16 (2.70%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (22.30%) React
2 128 (21.62%) Node.js
3 96 (16.22%) RESTful
4 91 (15.37%) Web Services
5 48 (8.11%) CSS
6 46 (7.77%) Apollo GraphQL
6 46 (7.77%) GraphQL
7 43 (7.26%) .NET
8 20 (3.38%) .NET Core
9 18 (3.04%) EDI
10 17 (2.87%) HTML
10 17 (2.87%) NumPy
10 17 (2.87%) Pandas
10 17 (2.87%) WCF
11 12 (2.03%) Kafka
11 12 (2.03%) SAP Fiori
12 9 (1.52%) ASP.NET
12 9 (1.52%) LDAP
13 6 (1.01%) PySpark
14 5 (0.84%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 92 (15.54%) Mobile App
2 43 (7.26%) User Experience
3 30 (5.07%) e-Learning
4 21 (3.55%) Cloud Native
5 14 (2.36%) Data Structures
5 14 (2.36%) Management Information System
6 11 (1.86%) Algorithms
6 11 (1.86%) Public Cloud
7 8 (1.35%) Analytical Mindset
8 7 (1.18%) Virtual Team
9 6 (1.01%) Data Centre
9 6 (1.01%) iPhone
9 6 (1.01%) LIMS
10 5 (0.84%) Fat Client
10 5 (0.84%) Social Media
10 5 (0.84%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.68%) Augmented Reality
11 4 (0.68%) Digital Media
11 4 (0.68%) Life Science
11 4 (0.68%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 18 (3.04%) Windows
2 7 (1.18%) Windows 10
3 5 (0.84%) Linux
4 4 (0.68%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.51%) Unix
6 1 (0.17%) Android
6 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.17%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.17%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 179 (30.24%) Agile
2 137 (23.14%) Problem-Solving
3 136 (22.97%) CI/CD
4 125 (21.11%) Data Science
5 113 (19.09%) DevOps
6 108 (18.24%) Analytics
7 92 (15.54%) Business Intelligence
8 90 (15.20%) Infrastructure as Code
9 89 (15.03%) Software Delivery
10 88 (14.86%) Containerisation
10 88 (14.86%) OWASP
11 82 (13.85%) Logistics
12 77 (13.01%) Decision-Making
13 75 (12.67%) Stakeholder Management
14 73 (12.33%) Data Engineering
14 73 (12.33%) Prototyping
15 65 (10.98%) Software Engineering
16 57 (9.63%) Time Management
17 53 (8.95%) Project Management
17 53 (8.95%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 170 (28.72%) Python
2 130 (21.96%) SQL
3 107 (18.07%) JavaScript
4 98 (16.55%) Go
5 96 (16.22%) PowerShell
6 93 (15.71%) Bash
7 88 (14.86%) Groovy
8 47 (7.94%) TypeScript
9 33 (5.57%) C#
10 29 (4.90%) VB.NET
11 28 (4.73%) Java
12 22 (3.72%) T-SQL
13 15 (2.53%) R
14 13 (2.20%) C
15 9 (1.52%) Ruby
16 7 (1.18%) VBA
17 6 (1.01%) VB
18 5 (0.84%) Scala
19 3 (0.51%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
19 3 (0.51%) PHP
Qualifications
1 105 (17.74%) Degree
2 17 (2.87%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (2.36%) PMI Certification
4 13 (2.20%) PMP
5 11 (1.86%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (1.01%) Master's Degree
7 5 (0.84%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.68%) MBA
9 3 (0.51%) CAPM
9 3 (0.51%) MCP
10 2 (0.34%) CCDP
10 2 (0.34%) CCIE
10 2 (0.34%) CCNA
10 2 (0.34%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.34%) MCSE
10 2 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.17%) ACCA
11 1 (0.17%) CCNP
11 1 (0.17%) CIMA
11 1 (0.17%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (2.53%) QA
2 7 (1.18%) PMO
3 5 (0.84%) GDPR
3 5 (0.84%) SLA
4 4 (0.68%) GMP
5 3 (0.51%) GRC
5 3 (0.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.34%) Data Quality
System Software
1 139 (23.48%) Docker
2 11 (1.86%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.17%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 142 (23.99%) Kubernetes
2 97 (16.39%) Ansible
3 90 (15.20%) Terraform
4 9 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (1.52%) Puppet
5 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 88 (14.86%) Facebook
2 60 (10.14%) SAP
3 52 (8.78%) Google
4 32 (5.41%) Microsoft
5 31 (5.24%) Netlify
6 18 (3.04%) Databricks
7 17 (2.87%) Oracle
8 15 (2.53%) Adobe
9 14 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (1.52%) New Relic
10 9 (1.52%) Sybase
11 6 (1.01%) Dataiku
12 5 (0.84%) Apple
12 5 (0.84%) IBM
13 4 (0.68%) Cisco
13 4 (0.68%) MicroStrategy
14 3 (0.51%) Alteryx
14 3 (0.51%) JD Edwards
14 3 (0.51%) SnapLogic
14 3 (0.51%) Talend