Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
UK
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 687 660 573
Rank change year-on-year -27 -87 -32
Permanent jobs citing FMCG 506 627 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.35% 0.45%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.71% 0.78% 1.07%
Number of salaries quoted 362 507 717
UK median annual salary £56,500 £52,500 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.62% +3.96% +1.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £32,300
90th Percentile £86,000 £100,250 £71,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £49,250
% change year-on-year - +1.52% +6.49%

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 71,651 79,896 80,349
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.26% 44.31% 42.25%
Number of salaries quoted 55,635 60,319 65,967
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,075
90th Percentile £86,250 £81,550 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

FMCG
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing FMCG as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for FMCG in the UK

FMCG
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing FMCG.

Salary trend for FMCG in the UK

FMCG
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing FMCG over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for FMCG in the UK

FMCG
Top 13 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 17 November 2018. 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 -33 476 £56,500 +2.73% 174
UK excluding London -41 294 £50,000 - 160
London +40 206 £62,500 -3.85% 32
South East +59 128 £56,500 +2.73% 24
Midlands +44 57 £42,500 -19.05% 38
East of England +22 43 £56,500 +24.18% 23
West Midlands +48 35 £45,000 -51.35% 21
North of England -94 34 £50,000 -4.76% 27
North West -71 29 £52,500 -4.55% 10
Scotland +5 24 £60,000 -7.69% 8
East Midlands +24 20 £38,750 -8.82% 17
South West -7 9 £68,500 +44.21% 30
Yorkshire +4 5 £32,500 -27.78% 14

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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.

1 268 (52.96%) Retail
2 170 (33.60%) Finance
3 143 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
4 139 (27.47%) SAP
5 120 (23.72%) ERP
6 111 (21.94%) Marketing
7 110 (21.74%) Scrum
8 108 (21.34%) Project Management
9 95 (18.77%) Stakeholder Management
10 93 (18.38%) Analytics
11 87 (17.19%) Change Management
12 85 (16.80%) Degree
13 80 (15.81%) Microsoft
14 75 (14.82%) Business Analysis
15 65 (12.85%) Microsoft Azure
15 65 (12.85%) Manufacturing
16 60 (11.86%) SQL
17 56 (11.07%) Telecoms
18 55 (10.87%) Data Modelling
19 54 (10.67%) Waterfall
20 48 (9.49%) User Acceptance Testing
20 48 (9.49%) Data Management
20 48 (9.49%) User Stories
20 48 (9.49%) SDLC
21 47 (9.29%) Data Science
21 47 (9.29%) Enterprise Architecture
22 46 (9.09%) Logistics
22 46 (9.09%) Workshop Facilitation
22 46 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
23 45 (8.89%) SAP BW

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 12 (2.37%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.78%) Drupal
3 7 (1.38%) CMS
4 6 (1.19%) Apache Solr
4 6 (1.19%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (0.99%) IIS
6 4 (0.79%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.79%) SAS
7 3 (0.59%) Confluence
8 2 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.40%) Cloud Foundry
8 2 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.40%) nginx
8 2 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.40%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.40%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.40%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.20%) Kentico
9 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (3.16%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.58%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.40%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.20%) EPLAN
6 1 (0.20%) InDesign
6 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
6 1 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (3.56%) SAP S/4HANA
2 17 (3.36%) SAP CRM
3 16 (3.16%) Dynamics AX
4 15 (2.96%) SAP QM
4 15 (2.96%) SAP SD
5 14 (2.77%) SAP APO
5 14 (2.77%) SAP ERP
5 14 (2.77%) SAP SCM
6 11 (2.17%) SAP Hybris
7 9 (1.78%) SAP EWM
8 7 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
9 6 (1.19%) SAP PP
10 5 (0.99%) Dynamics NAV
10 5 (0.99%) SAP MM
10 5 (0.99%) SAP WM
11 3 (0.59%) Epicor Tropos
11 3 (0.59%) NetSuite
11 3 (0.59%) SAP CO
11 3 (0.59%) SAP FI
11 3 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 65 (12.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.16%) SaaS
3 9 (1.78%) Google Cloud Platform
4 8 (1.58%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.99%) Office 365
6 3 (0.59%) PaaS
7 2 (0.40%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.40%) npm
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.20%) Datadog
8 1 (0.20%) G Suite
8 1 (0.20%) Logentries
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle Service Cloud
8 1 (0.20%) Serverless
8 1 (0.20%) Slack
8 1 (0.20%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.20%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.78%) HTTP
2 6 (1.19%) Internet
3 4 (0.79%) Intrusion Detection
4 3 (0.59%) Firewall
4 3 (0.59%) FTP
5 2 (0.40%) SMS
5 2 (0.40%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.20%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (0.20%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.20%) Intranet
6 1 (0.20%) LAN
6 1 (0.20%) Skype
6 1 (0.20%) VLAN
6 1 (0.20%) WAN
6 1 (0.20%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (8.89%) SAP BW
2 37 (7.31%) SQL Server
3 20 (3.95%) Power BI
4 19 (3.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (1.58%) MySQL
8 8 (1.58%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.58%) SAP HANA
9 7 (1.38%) BusinessObjects
9 7 (1.38%) Lumira
10 6 (1.19%) QlikView
10 6 (1.19%) RDBMS
11 5 (0.99%) Big Data
11 5 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.79%) Apache Cassandra
12 4 (0.79%) Apache Hive
12 4 (0.79%) HBase
12 4 (0.79%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 8 (1.58%) gulp
2 7 (1.38%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.38%) TeamCity
3 5 (0.99%) Grunt
3 5 (0.99%) MSBuild
4 4 (0.79%) Jenkins
4 4 (0.79%) JIRA
4 4 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.79%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.40%) CircleCI
5 2 (0.40%) Gradle
5 2 (0.40%) IBM UrbanCode
5 2 (0.40%) Jasmine
5 2 (0.40%) JUnit
5 2 (0.40%) Maven
5 2 (0.40%) Selenium
5 2 (0.40%) Travis CI
5 2 (0.40%) webpack
6 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio Coded UI
6 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 268 (52.96%) Retail
2 170 (33.60%) Finance
3 111 (21.94%) Marketing
4 65 (12.85%) Manufacturing
5 56 (11.07%) Telecoms
6 44 (8.70%) Advertising
7 33 (6.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 8 (1.58%) Banking
9 7 (1.38%) Automotive
9 7 (1.38%) Games
10 6 (1.19%) French Language
11 4 (0.79%) Electronics
11 4 (0.79%) Spanish Language
12 3 (0.59%) Billing
13 2 (0.40%) Dutch Language
13 2 (0.40%) German Language
13 2 (0.40%) Portuguese Language
14 1 (0.20%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.20%) Back Office
14 1 (0.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 130 (25.69%) Analyst
2 86 (17.00%) Business Analyst
3 59 (11.66%) Senior Analyst
4 50 (9.88%) Consultant
5 49 (9.68%) Architect
5 49 (9.68%) Developer
6 48 (9.49%) Senior Business Analyst
7 43 (8.50%) Lead Business Analyst
8 41 (8.10%) Data Engineer
9 31 (6.13%) Project Manager
9 31 (6.13%) SAP Architect
10 28 (5.53%) IT Manager
10 28 (5.53%) Solutions Architect
11 22 (4.35%) SAP Solutions Architect
12 20 (3.95%) Senior Data Engineer
13 19 (3.75%) Business Manager
14 18 (3.56%) IT Consultant
15 16 (3.16%) Commercial Architect
15 16 (3.16%) CRM Solutions Architect
15 16 (3.16%) SAP CRM Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (8.10%) HTML
2 31 (6.13%) CSS
3 23 (4.55%) .NET
4 22 (4.35%) XML
5 18 (3.56%) EDI
6 17 (3.36%) .NET Framework
6 17 (3.36%) AngularJS
7 16 (3.16%) ASP.NET
8 15 (2.96%) Entity Framework
8 15 (2.96%) REST
9 12 (2.37%) Web Services
10 10 (1.98%) HTML5
11 9 (1.78%) ADO.NET
11 9 (1.78%) Code First Entity Framework
12 8 (1.58%) jQuery
13 7 (1.38%) Middleware
14 6 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (1.19%) J2EE
14 6 (1.19%) LESS
14 6 (1.19%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 46 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.15%) User Experience
3 18 (3.56%) Virtual Team
4 16 (3.16%) Management Information System
5 13 (2.57%) Social Media
6 12 (2.37%) New Media
7 8 (1.58%) Computer Science
8 6 (1.19%) Fintech
8 6 (1.19%) Mobile Payment
8 6 (1.19%) Smartcard
9 5 (0.99%) Analytical Mindset
9 5 (0.99%) EPoS
9 5 (0.99%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.79%) Cyber Defence
10 4 (0.79%) Marketing Technology
11 3 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (0.59%) Life Science
11 3 (0.59%) TRADACOMS
12 2 (0.40%) Data Structures
12 2 (0.40%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 11 (2.17%) Linux
2 10 (1.98%) Apple iOS
3 9 (1.78%) Windows
4 3 (0.59%) Android
4 3 (0.59%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (23.72%) ERP
3 110 (21.74%) Scrum
4 108 (21.34%) Project Management
5 95 (18.77%) Stakeholder Management
6 93 (18.38%) Analytics
7 87 (17.19%) Change Management
8 75 (14.82%) Business Analysis
9 55 (10.87%) Data Modelling
10 54 (10.67%) Waterfall
11 48 (9.49%) Data Management
11 48 (9.49%) SDLC
11 48 (9.49%) User Acceptance Testing
11 48 (9.49%) User Stories
12 47 (9.29%) Data Science
12 47 (9.29%) Enterprise Architecture
13 46 (9.09%) Logistics
13 46 (9.09%) Workshop Facilitation
14 45 (8.89%) ETL
15 44 (8.70%) Business Process Modelling
Programming Languages
1 60 (11.86%) SQL
2 29 (5.73%) JavaScript
3 27 (5.34%) C#
4 13 (2.57%) PHP
5 12 (2.37%) Java
5 12 (2.37%) VB.NET
6 10 (1.98%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.78%) Python
8 7 (1.38%) VBA
9 5 (0.99%) R
10 4 (0.79%) ABAP
10 4 (0.79%) PowerShell
11 3 (0.59%) ActionScript
11 3 (0.59%) ActionScript 2.0
11 3 (0.59%) C
12 2 (0.40%) C++
12 2 (0.40%) Groovy
12 2 (0.40%) Ruby
12 2 (0.40%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 85 (16.80%) Degree
2 42 (8.30%) ISEB
3 6 (1.19%) CISA
4 5 (0.99%) MBA
5 4 (0.79%) CISM
5 4 (0.79%) CISSP
6 3 (0.59%) CCNP
6 3 (0.59%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (0.59%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.59%) DBS Check
6 3 (0.59%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.59%) PMI Certification
6 3 (0.59%) PMP
6 3 (0.59%) SAP Certification
7 2 (0.40%) MCSE
7 2 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.40%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.40%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.20%) APMP
8 1 (0.20%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.16%) COBIT
2 15 (2.96%) QA
3 6 (1.19%) SLA
4 4 (0.79%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.59%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (0.79%) Apache Flume
1 4 (0.79%) Docker
2 3 (0.59%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.40%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (0.99%) EMC NetWorker
2 4 (0.79%) Oozie
3 3 (0.59%) Ansible
4 2 (0.40%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.40%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.40%) Puppet
4 2 (0.40%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.40%) vCenter Server
5 1 (0.20%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.20%) Terraform
Vendors
1 139 (27.47%) SAP
2 80 (15.81%) Microsoft
3 27 (5.34%) Oracle
4 18 (3.56%) Google
4 18 (3.56%) hybris
5 13 (2.57%) Tableau
6 12 (2.37%) Facebook
7 9 (1.78%) JD Edwards
7 9 (1.78%) Xamarin
8 7 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (1.38%) Sitecore
9 4 (0.79%) Cisco
9 4 (0.79%) Zend
10 3 (0.59%) MapR
10 3 (0.59%) MicroStrategy
10 3 (0.59%) Sage
10 3 (0.59%) Siebel
10 3 (0.59%) Twitter
11 2 (0.40%) Palo Alto
11 2 (0.40%) Workday