Period
to 5 August 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 5 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
UK
6 months to
5 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 582 658 743
Rank change year-on-year +76 +85 -114
Permanent jobs citing FMCG 207 470 507
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.80% 0.84% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 160 376 375
Median annual salary £45,000 £52,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.46% -5.45% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £76,375 £88,750 £86,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £48,750
% change year-on-year -5.56% -7.69% -2.50%

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 25,868 55,718 67,065
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.15% 38.97% 39.12%
Number of salaries quoted 20,000 41,776 51,350
Median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £28,500
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% - +5.88%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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 +113 197 £45,000 -14.29% 67
UK excluding London +135 106 £42,500 -5.56% 70
London +109 97 £56,250 +2.27% 7
East of England +128 47 £42,500 -39.29% 17
North of England +153 25 £40,000 +6.67% 13
Midlands +104 19 £35,625 -18.57% 17
West Midlands +102 19 £35,625 -20.83% 8
Yorkshire +119 17 £40,000 +6.67% 3
Work from Home +76 13 £52,000 +15.56% 5
North West +106 8 £87,500 +133.33% 8
Scotland +70 6 £48,000 -31.43% 6
South East +64 5 £57,500 +16.16% 8
South West +114 3 £47,500 +46.15% 4
Northern Ireland +24 1 £23,500 -32.86% 1

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 71 (34.30%) SAP
2 56 (27.05%) Finance
3 45 (21.74%) Retail
4 44 (21.26%) ERP
5 35 (16.91%) Stakeholder Management
6 29 (14.01%) SQL
6 29 (14.01%) Microsoft
6 29 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
7 26 (12.56%) Service Delivery
7 26 (12.56%) Management Information System
7 26 (12.56%) Manufacturing
8 23 (11.11%) Project Management
8 23 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
9 22 (10.63%) Azure
10 21 (10.14%) Marketing
10 21 (10.14%) User Experience
10 21 (10.14%) Active Directory
11 20 (9.66%) SAP SD
11 20 (9.66%) Office 365
12 19 (9.18%) AWS
12 19 (9.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 19 (9.18%) Java
12 19 (9.18%) E-Commerce
12 19 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
13 18 (8.70%) Python
13 18 (8.70%) Analytics
13 18 (8.70%) Project Delivery
14 17 (8.21%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (8.21%) Waterfall
14 17 (8.21%) SAP MM

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 8 (3.86%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (2.90%) Apache Spark
2 6 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.42%) CMS
4 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.48%) Apache
Applications
1 10 (4.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (3.38%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.48%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.48%) Adobe Premiere
4 1 (0.48%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (0.48%) Maya
4 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (9.66%) SAP SD
2 17 (8.21%) SAP MM
3 8 (3.86%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (3.86%) SAP BPC
3 8 (3.86%) SAP Hybris
4 5 (2.42%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (2.42%) SAP S/4HANA
5 3 (1.45%) Magento
5 3 (1.45%) NetSuite
5 3 (1.45%) SAP PP
6 2 (0.97%) assyst
7 1 (0.48%) Epicor Tropos
7 1 (0.48%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.48%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.48%) SAP APO
7 1 (0.48%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.48%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.48%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.48%) SAP GTS
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.63%) Azure
2 20 (9.66%) Office 365
3 19 (9.18%) AWS
4 13 (6.28%) IaaS
4 13 (6.28%) PaaS
5 12 (5.80%) Power Platform
5 12 (5.80%) SaaS
6 8 (3.86%) Akamai
6 8 (3.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 7 (3.38%) Dynamics 365
7 7 (3.38%) GCP
8 3 (1.45%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.48%) GitHub
9 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle CX
9 1 (0.48%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.76%) DNS
2 8 (3.86%) Firewall
3 6 (2.90%) DHCP
4 4 (1.93%) 5G
5 3 (1.45%) VPN
6 2 (0.97%) Intranet
6 2 (0.97%) Skype
7 1 (0.48%) Internet
7 1 (0.48%) NAS
7 1 (0.48%) VoIP
7 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.25%) Data Warehouse
2 12 (5.80%) Big Data
2 12 (5.80%) Power BI
3 11 (5.31%) Hadoop
3 11 (5.31%) SQL Server
4 10 (4.83%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.86%) SAP HANA
6 7 (3.38%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.38%) SAP BW
7 5 (2.42%) Impala
7 5 (2.42%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (1.93%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.97%) Apache Hive
10 2 (0.97%) MySQL
10 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.48%) HBase
11 1 (0.48%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 1 (0.48%) Dreamweaver
1 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
1 1 (0.48%) Jenkins
General
1 56 (27.05%) Finance
2 45 (21.74%) Retail
3 26 (12.56%) Manufacturing
4 21 (10.14%) Marketing
5 7 (3.38%) French Language
5 7 (3.38%) Telecoms
6 5 (2.42%) General Ledger
6 5 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.93%) Billing
7 4 (1.93%) Public Sector
8 3 (1.45%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.45%) Automotive
9 2 (0.97%) Advertising
10 1 (0.48%) Back Office
10 1 (0.48%) Banking
10 1 (0.48%) Brand Awareness
10 1 (0.48%) Legal
Job Titles
1 56 (27.05%) Analyst
2 28 (13.53%) IT Manager
3 22 (10.63%) Consultant
4 16 (7.73%) SAP Analyst
5 13 (6.28%) Business Analyst
5 13 (6.28%) Delivery Manager
5 13 (6.28%) FMCG Analyst
5 13 (6.28%) Support Analyst
6 12 (5.80%) Architect
6 12 (5.80%) Developer
6 12 (5.80%) IT Analyst
7 11 (5.31%) Business IT Analyst
7 11 (5.31%) IT Business Analyst
7 11 (5.31%) SAP Consultant
8 10 (4.83%) Applications Support
8 10 (4.83%) Project Manager
9 7 (3.38%) Account Manager
9 7 (3.38%) FMCG Business Analyst
9 7 (3.38%) FMCG Manager
9 7 (3.38%) IT Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.35%) Web Services
2 5 (2.42%) .NET
2 5 (2.42%) NumPy
2 5 (2.42%) Pandas
2 5 (2.42%) RESTful
2 5 (2.42%) scikit-learn
2 5 (2.42%) Spring
3 4 (1.93%) AngularJS
3 4 (1.93%) Natural Language Processing
3 4 (1.93%) XGBoost
4 3 (1.45%) EDI
5 2 (0.97%) CSS
5 2 (0.97%) HTML
5 2 (0.97%) Oracle Fusion
5 2 (0.97%) XML
6 1 (0.48%) Express
6 1 (0.48%) JPA
6 1 (0.48%) Node.js
6 1 (0.48%) OAuth
6 1 (0.48%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 29 (14.01%) Analytical Skills
2 26 (12.56%) Management Information System
3 21 (10.14%) User Experience
4 12 (5.80%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (3.86%) Cloud Native
6 5 (2.42%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.97%) EPoS
7 2 (0.97%) Social Media
8 1 (0.48%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.48%) BYOD
8 1 (0.48%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.48%) Motion Graphics
8 1 (0.48%) PMI
8 1 (0.48%) Replication
8 1 (0.48%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.48%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.48%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 15 (7.25%) Windows
2 14 (6.76%) Windows Server
3 6 (2.90%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.48%) Debian
4 1 (0.48%) Linux
4 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.48%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (21.26%) ERP
2 35 (16.91%) Stakeholder Management
3 26 (12.56%) Service Delivery
4 23 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (11.11%) Project Management
5 19 (9.18%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (9.18%) E-Commerce
6 18 (8.70%) Analytics
6 18 (8.70%) Project Delivery
7 17 (8.21%) Continuous Improvement
7 17 (8.21%) Service Management
7 17 (8.21%) Waterfall
8 16 (7.73%) SAP Implementation
9 15 (7.25%) DevOps
10 14 (6.76%) ITIL
10 14 (6.76%) PRINCE2
11 12 (5.80%) Logistics
12 11 (5.31%) Migration
12 11 (5.31%) PLM
12 11 (5.31%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 29 (14.01%) SQL
2 19 (9.18%) Java
3 18 (8.70%) Python
4 11 (5.31%) C#
5 8 (3.86%) Go
5 8 (3.86%) Ruby
6 7 (3.38%) JavaScript
6 7 (3.38%) VBA
7 5 (2.42%) C
7 5 (2.42%) C++
7 5 (2.42%) R
7 5 (2.42%) Scala
8 3 (1.45%) PowerShell
9 2 (0.97%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.48%) ES6
10 1 (0.48%) PHP
10 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.48%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (7.25%) Degree
2 13 (6.28%) PMI Certification
3 12 (5.80%) PMP
3 12 (5.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 3 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.97%) CISSP
5 2 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.97%) MCP
6 1 (0.48%) (ISC)2 CCSP
6 1 (0.48%) CEH
6 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.48%) CISM
6 1 (0.48%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.48%) MCSA
6 1 (0.48%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 5 (2.42%) SLA
3 4 (1.93%) PMO
4 2 (0.97%) GDPR
4 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.48%) GxP
5 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.48%) QA
System Software
1 21 (10.14%) Active Directory
2 10 (4.83%) Docker
3 6 (2.90%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.48%) HDFS
4 1 (0.48%) KVM
4 1 (0.48%) NFS
4 1 (0.48%) pfSense
4 1 (0.48%) Samba
Systems Management
1 10 (4.83%) Single Sign-On
2 9 (4.35%) Kubernetes
3 8 (3.86%) Ansible
3 8 (3.86%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (3.86%) Puppet
4 6 (2.90%) WSUS
5 1 (0.48%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.48%) Proxmox
5 1 (0.48%) Rancher
Vendors
1 71 (34.30%) SAP
2 29 (14.01%) Microsoft
3 14 (6.76%) Salesforce.com
4 12 (5.80%) Oracle
5 11 (5.31%) Adobe
5 11 (5.31%) hybris
6 8 (3.86%) New Relic
7 7 (3.38%) Cisco
7 7 (3.38%) Dell
7 7 (3.38%) VMware
8 6 (2.90%) Citrix
9 5 (2.42%) Databricks
9 5 (2.42%) JD Edwards
10 4 (1.93%) MuleSoft
10 4 (1.93%) Tableau
11 2 (0.97%) Nintex
11 2 (0.97%) ServiceNow
12 1 (0.48%) IFS
12 1 (0.48%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 1 (0.48%) Supermicro