Period
to 25 May 2020

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 25 May 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
UK
6 months to
25 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 618 677 717
Rank change year-on-year +59 +40 -128
Permanent jobs citing FMCG 289 456 524
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.81% 0.80% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 248 371 388
Median annual salary £52,500 £55,000 £56,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.55% -2.22% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £97,500 £86,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £52,000
% change year-on-year - -8.65% +4.00%

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 35,774 56,794 67,369
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.79% 39.14% 38.74%
Number of salaries quoted 27,580 42,461 51,962
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,250 £28,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +7.14%

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 25 May 2020.

Salary histogram for FMCG in the UK

FMCG
Top 14 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 25 May 2020. 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 +92 283 £52,500 -4.55% 58
UK excluding London +105 170 £47,500 - 57
London +50 117 £56,250 -10.00% 5
East of England +134 79 £45,000 -20.35% 5
Midlands +104 37 £57,500 +35.29% 14
West Midlands +98 27 £60,000 +41.18% 7
North of England +95 25 £70,000 +80.65% 21
North West +87 20 £85,000 +220.75% 7
South East +41 19 £60,000 +9.09% 6
East Midlands +27 10 £38,750 -3.13% 7
Yorkshire +73 5 £40,000 +3.23% 13
South West +60 5 £47,500 +35.71% 7
Scotland +33 5 £31,500 -55.00% 3
Work from Home +25 4 £60,000 +6.19% 4

For the 6 months to 25 May 2020, 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 82 (28.37%) SAP
2 53 (18.34%) Retail
3 50 (17.30%) Finance
4 44 (15.22%) ERP
5 43 (14.88%) SQL
5 43 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
6 40 (13.84%) Stakeholder Management
7 39 (13.49%) Microsoft
7 39 (13.49%) Analytics
8 38 (13.15%) Project Management
9 37 (12.80%) Business Intelligence
10 35 (12.11%) Azure
10 35 (12.11%) Office 365
11 33 (11.42%) Active Directory
11 33 (11.42%) Windows
12 31 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
13 27 (9.34%) Continuous Improvement
13 27 (9.34%) Project Delivery
14 26 (9.00%) E-Commerce
14 26 (9.00%) Service Delivery
15 25 (8.65%) Logistics
15 25 (8.65%) Marketing
16 24 (8.30%) Management Information System
16 24 (8.30%) Data Warehouse
17 23 (7.96%) Manufacturing
18 20 (6.92%) Java
18 20 (6.92%) Oracle
18 20 (6.92%) Windows Server
19 19 (6.57%) SQL Server
19 19 (6.57%) Telecoms

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 (4.84%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.38%) CMS
3 3 (1.04%) Confluence
4 2 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (0.69%) MS Exchange
4 2 (0.69%) NetWeaver
5 1 (0.35%) Apache
5 1 (0.35%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.35%) Drupal
5 1 (0.35%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.35%) WebLogic
5 1 (0.35%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (2.77%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.35%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.35%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.35%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (0.35%) Maya
4 1 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (5.19%) SAP FI
2 12 (4.15%) SAP CO
2 12 (4.15%) SAP FI/CO
2 12 (4.15%) SAP S/4HANA
3 10 (3.46%) SAP SD
4 8 (2.77%) SAP BPC
4 8 (2.77%) SAP MM
5 6 (2.08%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 6 (2.08%) Dynamics NAV
5 6 (2.08%) SAP PP
6 4 (1.38%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (1.38%) Magento
7 2 (0.69%) assyst
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.35%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.35%) SAP APO
8 1 (0.35%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.35%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.35%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 35 (12.11%) Azure
1 35 (12.11%) Office 365
2 15 (5.19%) Power Platform
3 9 (3.11%) AWS
4 8 (2.77%) SaaS
5 7 (2.42%) IaaS
5 7 (2.42%) PaaS
6 4 (1.38%) Azure ExpressRoute
6 4 (1.38%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.04%) GCP
8 2 (0.69%) G Suite
9 1 (0.35%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.35%) GitHub
9 1 (0.35%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.54%) Firewall
2 10 (3.46%) DHCP
2 10 (3.46%) DNS
3 7 (2.42%) WAN
4 6 (2.08%) VoIP
5 5 (1.73%) LAN
6 4 (1.38%) Cisco Firepower
6 4 (1.38%) Converged Networks
6 4 (1.38%) Network Security
6 4 (1.38%) Software-Defined Networking
6 4 (1.38%) Wireless
6 4 (1.38%) WLAN
7 3 (1.04%) NAS
7 3 (1.04%) SAN
7 3 (1.04%) TCP/IP
7 3 (1.04%) VPN
8 2 (0.69%) Internet
8 2 (0.69%) Skype
9 1 (0.35%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.35%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (8.30%) Data Warehouse
2 19 (6.57%) SQL Server
3 17 (5.88%) SAP HANA
4 15 (5.19%) Power BI
5 10 (3.46%) SAP BW
6 7 (2.42%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.08%) Big Data
7 6 (2.08%) DataStage
7 6 (2.08%) Hadoop
7 6 (2.08%) IBM InfoSphere
7 6 (2.08%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.08%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.38%) MySQL
8 4 (1.38%) QlikView
8 4 (1.38%) Spotfire
9 2 (0.69%) DTS
9 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.38%) JIRA
2 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.35%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.35%) Subversion
3 1 (0.35%) TeamCity
General
1 53 (18.34%) Retail
2 50 (17.30%) Finance
3 25 (8.65%) Marketing
4 23 (7.96%) Manufacturing
5 19 (6.57%) Telecoms
6 15 (5.19%) Banking
7 14 (4.84%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.73%) Billing
8 5 (1.73%) Public Sector
9 4 (1.38%) Automotive
10 3 (1.04%) Aerospace
10 3 (1.04%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.69%) Legal
11 2 (0.69%) Publishing
12 1 (0.35%) Advertising
12 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 70 (24.22%) Analyst
2 33 (11.42%) IT Manager
3 28 (9.69%) Developer
4 27 (9.34%) Consultant
5 26 (9.00%) Architect
6 20 (6.92%) FMCG Analyst
6 20 (6.92%) Project Manager
7 19 (6.57%) SAP Analyst
8 18 (6.23%) Business Analyst
9 17 (5.88%) Support Analyst
10 16 (5.54%) IT Analyst
11 15 (5.19%) Business IT Analyst
11 15 (5.19%) Delivery Manager
11 15 (5.19%) IT Business Analyst
12 13 (4.50%) FMCG Business Analyst
12 13 (4.50%) IT Support
12 13 (4.50%) Java Architect
12 13 (4.50%) SAP Consultant
13 11 (3.81%) Applications Support
14 10 (3.46%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (4.84%) Spring
1 14 (4.84%) Spring Boot
2 9 (3.11%) .NET
2 9 (3.11%) SAP Fiori
3 5 (1.73%) CSS
3 5 (1.73%) HTML
4 4 (1.38%) 802.1X
4 4 (1.38%) AngularJS
5 3 (1.04%) ASP.NET
5 3 (1.04%) jQuery
5 3 (1.04%) Web Services
6 2 (0.69%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (0.69%) HTML5
6 2 (0.69%) LAMP
6 2 (0.69%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (0.69%) SAP Basis
6 2 (0.69%) Web Dynpro
6 2 (0.69%) XML
7 1 (0.35%) Node.js
7 1 (0.35%) Yii
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.73%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (8.30%) Management Information System
3 18 (6.23%) Greenfield Project
4 12 (4.15%) User Experience
5 3 (1.04%) Replication
6 2 (0.69%) Clustering
6 2 (0.69%) Data Centre
6 2 (0.69%) Driving Licence
6 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (0.69%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.35%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (0.35%) CESG
7 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.35%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.35%) Motion Graphics
7 1 (0.35%) Social Media
7 1 (0.35%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.35%) TRADACOMS
7 1 (0.35%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 33 (11.42%) Windows
2 20 (6.92%) Windows Server
3 6 (2.08%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.04%) Linux
6 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.35%) Debian
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.35%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (15.22%) ERP
2 43 (14.88%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (13.84%) Stakeholder Management
4 39 (13.49%) Analytics
5 38 (13.15%) Project Management
6 37 (12.80%) Business Intelligence
7 27 (9.34%) Continuous Improvement
7 27 (9.34%) Project Delivery
8 26 (9.00%) E-Commerce
8 26 (9.00%) Service Delivery
9 25 (8.65%) Logistics
10 18 (6.23%) Service Management
11 17 (5.88%) IT Strategy
11 17 (5.88%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (5.54%) TDD
13 15 (5.19%) ITIL
13 15 (5.19%) PRINCE2
13 15 (5.19%) Translating Business Requirements
14 14 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (4.84%) Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 43 (14.88%) SQL
2 20 (6.92%) Java
3 14 (4.84%) C#
4 13 (4.50%) Kotlin
5 10 (3.46%) VBA
6 9 (3.11%) C
7 6 (2.08%) PowerShell
8 5 (1.73%) C++
8 5 (1.73%) JavaScript
8 5 (1.73%) Python
8 5 (1.73%) R
9 2 (0.69%) ABAP
9 2 (0.69%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 2 (0.69%) PHP
10 1 (0.35%) ES6
10 1 (0.35%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.35%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.35%) VB
10 1 (0.35%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (5.88%) Degree
2 15 (5.19%) PMP
3 12 (4.15%) PMI Certification
3 12 (4.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 4 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.69%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.35%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.35%) MCP
6 1 (0.35%) MCSE
6 1 (0.35%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
6 1 (0.35%) Six Sigma Yellow Belt
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 6 (2.08%) PMO
3 4 (1.38%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.69%) SLA
5 1 (0.35%) CESG Infosec
5 1 (0.35%) GDPR
5 1 (0.35%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.35%) QA
System Software
1 33 (11.42%) Active Directory
2 13 (4.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.73%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.69%) Docker
5 1 (0.35%) KVM
5 1 (0.35%) NFS
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (0.35%) pfSense
5 1 (0.35%) Samba
5 1 (0.35%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (3.11%) WSUS
2 4 (1.38%) FortiGate
3 3 (1.04%) Jamf Pro
3 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (0.69%) Perfmon
5 1 (0.35%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.35%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (0.35%) Proxmox
5 1 (0.35%) Rancher
5 1 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.35%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 82 (28.37%) SAP
2 39 (13.49%) Microsoft
3 20 (6.92%) Oracle
4 15 (5.19%) VMware
5 11 (3.81%) Cisco
5 11 (3.81%) Tableau
6 8 (2.77%) Dell
7 7 (2.42%) IBM
8 6 (2.08%) Citrix
8 6 (2.08%) Cognos
8 6 (2.08%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.73%) JD Edwards
10 4 (1.38%) Aruba
10 4 (1.38%) MuleSoft
11 3 (1.04%) Concur
11 3 (1.04%) Dell KACE
11 3 (1.04%) hybris
12 2 (0.69%) Sage
12 2 (0.69%) ServiceNow
12 2 (0.69%) Symantec