Period
to 23 January 2022

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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 629 582 716
Rank change year-on-year -47 +134 -17
Permanent jobs citing FMCG 495 184 334
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.39% 0.29% 0.27%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.95% 0.82% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 314 139 250
10th Percentile £36,250 £34,000 £29,000
25th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% -7.08%
75th Percentile £65,000 £80,625 £72,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £91,250 £91,375
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £49,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +12.24% +3.16% -13.64%

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 52,296 22,435 44,055
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.84% 35.45% 35.01%
Number of salaries quoted 30,225 17,660 34,363
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,676 £30,500
25th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
75th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £75,000
90th Percentile £101,750 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +2.04% +5.38% +3.33%

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 23 January 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 23 January 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 -24 454 £55,000 -8.33% 121
UK excluding London +6 308 £55,000 +12.24% 109
London -152 154 £50,000 -23.08% 23
Work from Home -124 127 £55,000 -21.43% 16
East of England +24 120 £55,000 +10.00% 16
Midlands -43 66 £57,500 +27.78% 26
North of England -101 45 £48,500 -1.02% 36
West Midlands -43 44 £60,000 +33.33% 12
South West -15 36 £55,000 - 10
South East -101 28 £56,500 -5.83% 10
East Midlands -47 22 £44,500 +58.93% 14
Yorkshire -56 22 £42,500 - 17
North West -98 21 £48,500 -3.00% 12
Scotland -73 9 £40,000 -11.11% 8
Northern Ireland -30 3 £37,500 +59.57%
Wales - 3 - - 3
North East -27 2 £34,250 - 7

For the 6 months to 23 January 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.

1 259 (52.32%) Retail
2 197 (39.80%) Social Skills
3 118 (23.84%) Manufacturing
4 113 (22.83%) Logistics
4 113 (22.83%) Analytical Skills
5 109 (22.02%) Finance
6 101 (20.40%) Agile Software Development
7 99 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
8 93 (18.79%) Degree
9 92 (18.59%) SQL
10 85 (17.17%) Microsoft
11 78 (15.76%) E-Commerce
12 71 (14.34%) Project Management
13 69 (13.94%) ERP
14 59 (11.92%) Automotive
14 59 (11.92%) Publishing
15 58 (11.72%) Microsoft Excel
15 58 (11.72%) SAP
15 58 (11.72%) Marketing
16 51 (10.30%) Software Engineering
17 50 (10.10%) Azure
17 50 (10.10%) Web Services
18 47 (9.49%) MVC
19 46 (9.29%) .NET
20 45 (9.09%) Analytics
21 42 (8.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
22 41 (8.28%) EDI
23 40 (8.08%) JavaScript
24 39 (7.88%) Computer Science
24 39 (7.88%) CI/CD

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 19 (3.84%) SharePoint
2 14 (2.83%) CMS
2 14 (2.83%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (1.21%) EPiServer
3 6 (1.21%) JBoss
3 6 (1.21%) Kentico
3 6 (1.21%) Office Communications Server
3 6 (1.21%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (1.01%) Apache Airflow
4 5 (1.01%) Jupyter
5 4 (0.81%) WordPress
6 3 (0.61%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.40%) SAS
8 1 (0.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 58 (11.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 26 (5.25%) Microsoft Office
3 22 (4.44%) Microsoft Project
4 12 (2.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (1.01%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.01%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.42%) SAP MDG
2 11 (2.22%) SAP S/4HANA
3 9 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.81%) SAP FI
5 3 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.61%) SAP SD
6 2 (0.40%) Line 500
6 2 (0.40%) NetSuite
6 2 (0.40%) SAP CO
6 2 (0.40%) SAP FI/CO
6 2 (0.40%) SAP Forecasting and Replenishment
6 2 (0.40%) SAP MM
6 2 (0.40%) SAP PLM
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Business One
7 1 (0.20%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.20%) SAP HR
7 1 (0.20%) SAP Hybris
7 1 (0.20%) SAP IBP
7 1 (0.20%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.20%) SAP QM
Cloud Services
1 50 (10.10%) Azure
2 27 (5.45%) AWS
3 25 (5.05%) Microsoft 365
4 23 (4.65%) Power Platform
5 17 (3.43%) dbt
6 16 (3.23%) GCP
7 15 (3.03%) GitHub
7 15 (3.03%) GitHub Actions
8 14 (2.83%) Pulumi
9 12 (2.42%) Google Analytics
10 11 (2.22%) Dynamics 365
11 10 (2.02%) Veeva
12 9 (1.82%) DigitalOcean
13 8 (1.62%) Google Ads
14 6 (1.21%) Google Tag Manager
14 6 (1.21%) SaaS
15 3 (0.61%) IaaS
15 3 (0.61%) PaaS
16 2 (0.40%) OneDrive
17 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 27 (5.45%) Profibus
2 12 (2.42%) Firewall
3 11 (2.22%) LAN
4 5 (1.01%) Intranet
4 5 (1.01%) WAN
5 2 (0.40%) DNS
5 2 (0.40%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.40%) VoIP
5 2 (0.40%) VPN
5 2 (0.40%) Wireless
6 1 (0.20%) DHCP
6 1 (0.20%) DKIM
6 1 (0.20%) DMARC
6 1 (0.20%) Internet
6 1 (0.20%) RFID
6 1 (0.20%) SSL
6 1 (0.20%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (7.47%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.46%) Tableau
3 24 (4.85%) MySQL
4 23 (4.65%) Power BI
5 21 (4.24%) NoSQL
6 16 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 16 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (2.83%) Redis
9 11 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
10 9 (1.82%) BigQuery
10 9 (1.82%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (0.61%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.61%) Oracle BI EE
13 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.61%) Oracle Database 12c
13 3 (0.61%) Oracle ODI
14 2 (0.40%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 28 (5.66%) Git (software)
2 23 (4.65%) Eclipse
2 23 (4.65%) Subversion
3 17 (3.43%) Jenkins
4 10 (2.02%) webpack
5 7 (1.41%) Visual Studio
6 6 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.01%) JIRA
8 2 (0.40%) RStudio
9 1 (0.20%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.20%) gulp
9 1 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.20%) Visual Composer
General
1 259 (52.32%) Retail
2 197 (39.80%) Social Skills
3 118 (23.84%) Manufacturing
4 113 (22.83%) Analytical Skills
5 109 (22.02%) Finance
6 59 (11.92%) Automotive
6 59 (11.92%) Publishing
7 58 (11.72%) Marketing
8 42 (8.48%) Inclusion and Diversity
9 25 (5.05%) Influencing Skills
10 20 (4.04%) Organisational Skills
11 17 (3.43%) Banking
12 12 (2.42%) Advertising
13 8 (1.62%) General Ledger
13 8 (1.62%) Law
14 7 (1.41%) Legal
14 7 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (1.41%) Presentation Skills
15 6 (1.21%) Back Office
15 6 (1.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 102 (20.61%) Analyst
2 74 (14.95%) Developer
3 36 (7.27%) IT Manager
4 33 (6.67%) Support Engineer
5 30 (6.06%) Software Engineer
6 26 (5.25%) .NET Developer
6 26 (5.25%) Business Analyst
7 23 (4.65%) Project Leader
8 21 (4.24%) PLC Engineer
9 20 (4.04%) Project Manager
10 19 (3.84%) Analyst Developer
10 19 (3.84%) Java Developer
10 19 (3.84%) Performance Manager
11 17 (3.43%) DevOps Engineer
11 17 (3.43%) Marketing Manager
11 17 (3.43%) Senior Manager
12 16 (3.23%) Senior Software Engineer
12 16 (3.23%) Supply Chain Manager
13 15 (3.03%) Product Analyst
13 15 (3.03%) Web Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (10.10%) Web Services
2 46 (9.29%) .NET
3 41 (8.28%) EDI
4 35 (7.07%) React
5 28 (5.66%) Node.js
5 28 (5.66%) REST
6 26 (5.25%) Kafka
7 25 (5.05%) XML
8 23 (4.65%) Hibernate
8 23 (4.65%) JSON
8 23 (4.65%) Spring
8 23 (4.65%) Spring Boot
8 23 (4.65%) Spring MVC
8 23 (4.65%) Swing
9 22 (4.44%) CSS
10 18 (3.64%) jQuery
11 17 (3.43%) RESTful
11 17 (3.43%) WCF
12 15 (3.03%) .NET Framework
12 15 (3.03%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.66%) SCADA
1 28 (5.66%) User Experience
2 27 (5.45%) CAN bus
3 26 (5.25%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (4.44%) Mobile App
5 20 (4.04%) Self-Motivation
6 18 (3.64%) Driving Licence
7 10 (2.02%) Management Information System
8 6 (1.21%) Data Centre
8 6 (1.21%) Fat Client
8 6 (1.21%) PMI
8 6 (1.21%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.01%) Data Structures
9 5 (1.01%) Learning Management System
9 5 (1.01%) Life Science
10 4 (0.81%) Legacy Systems
11 3 (0.61%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.61%) Marketing Technology
11 3 (0.61%) Social Media
11 3 (0.61%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 31 (6.26%) Windows
2 24 (4.85%) Windows Server
3 12 (2.42%) Windows 10
4 10 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (2.02%) Windows Server 2016
5 7 (1.41%) Linux
6 6 (1.21%) Unix
7 3 (0.61%) Windows Server 2019
8 2 (0.40%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.20%) Android
9 1 (0.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (22.83%) Logistics
2 101 (20.40%) Agile Software Development
3 99 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
4 78 (15.76%) E-Commerce
5 71 (14.34%) Project Management
6 69 (13.94%) ERP
7 51 (10.30%) Software Engineering
8 47 (9.49%) MVC
9 45 (9.09%) Analytics
10 39 (7.88%) CI/CD
10 39 (7.88%) Computer Science
11 38 (7.68%) CRM
11 38 (7.68%) Stakeholder Management
12 35 (7.07%) Decision-Making
12 35 (7.07%) DevOps
13 34 (6.87%) Business Intelligence
14 33 (6.67%) Mentoring
15 30 (6.06%) PRINCE2
16 29 (5.86%) Continuous Improvement
17 28 (5.66%) Analytical Thinking
Programming Languages
1 92 (18.59%) SQL
2 40 (8.08%) JavaScript
3 35 (7.07%) Python
4 32 (6.46%) Java
5 30 (6.06%) C#
6 26 (5.25%) Bash
7 20 (4.04%) PowerShell
8 19 (3.84%) VB.NET
9 17 (3.43%) Go
9 17 (3.43%) Groovy
10 16 (3.23%) TypeScript
11 8 (1.62%) R
12 7 (1.41%) PHP
12 7 (1.41%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.21%) C++
14 3 (0.61%) C
15 2 (0.40%) SAS Macro
15 2 (0.40%) VBA
16 1 (0.20%) X++
Qualifications
1 93 (18.79%) Degree
2 29 (5.86%) Master's Degree
3 27 (5.45%) HNC
3 27 (5.45%) NVQ Level 3
4 26 (5.25%) Computer Science Degree
5 16 (3.23%) MBA
6 8 (1.62%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.41%) PMP
8 3 (0.61%) CISA
8 3 (0.61%) CISSP
8 3 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.40%) HND
9 2 (0.40%) MCP
9 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (5.45%) QA
2 22 (4.44%) SLA
3 13 (2.63%) PMO
4 11 (2.22%) Accessibility
5 6 (1.21%) GDPR
6 5 (1.01%) NEBOSH
7 4 (0.81%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.40%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.40%) CDISC
8 2 (0.40%) COBIT
8 2 (0.40%) COSO
8 2 (0.40%) GRC
8 2 (0.40%) NIST
8 2 (0.40%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.20%) Actionable Recommendations
9 1 (0.20%) ITGC
9 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.20%) SOC 2
System Software
1 38 (7.68%) Docker
2 17 (3.43%) Active Directory
3 8 (1.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.01%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 33 (6.67%) Kubernetes
2 18 (3.64%) Terraform
3 17 (3.43%) Ansible
4 1 (0.20%) FortiGate
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 85 (17.17%) Microsoft
2 58 (11.72%) SAP
3 27 (5.45%) Siemens
4 23 (4.65%) Google
5 19 (3.84%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (3.43%) Facebook
7 12 (2.42%) Oracle
8 10 (2.02%) Cadence
8 10 (2.02%) Cisco
8 10 (2.02%) Sitecore
9 9 (1.82%) Netlify
10 8 (1.62%) VMware
11 6 (1.21%) Optimizely
12 5 (1.01%) JD Edwards
12 5 (1.01%) Salesforce Marketing Cloud
12 5 (1.01%) Xamarin
12 5 (1.01%) YouTube
13 4 (0.81%) Sage
14 3 (0.61%) Adobe
15 2 (0.40%) IBM