Period
to 24 July 2021

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of IFS products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited IFS over the 6 months to 24 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within IFS AB.

IFS
UK
6 months to
24 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 884 763 1045
Rank change year-on-year -121 +282 -59
Permanent jobs citing IFS 103 37 75
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.091% 0.052% 0.052%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 0.13% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 84 30 66
10th Percentile £32,500 £34,474 £27,875
25th Percentile £36,250 £42,500 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,713 £58,750 £52,250
Median % change year-on-year -20.49% +12.44% +20.81%
75th Percentile £54,063 £77,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £80,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £31,500
% change year-on-year -14.29% +66.67% -21.25%

IFS is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 43,353 28,509 60,326
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.32% 40.27% 41.71%
Number of salaries quoted 29,363 22,171 46,784
10th Percentile £30,750 £30,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,000 £39,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.86% +5.00% +2.04%
75th Percentile £72,000 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £86,250 £87,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.13% +4.44% +2.74%

IFS
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing IFS as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for IFS in the UK

IFS
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing IFS.

Salary trend for IFS in the UK

IFS
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing IFS over the 6 months to 24 July 2021.

Salary histogram for IFS in the UK

IFS
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IFS within the UK over the 6 months to 24 July 2021. 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 -125 85 £46,500 -22.50% 35
UK excluding London -83 61 £45,000 -14.29% 24
North of England -34 35 £40,000 -50.00% 5
Yorkshire -25 33 £40,000 +14.29% 4
Work from Home -240 29 £46,713 -41.61% 7
London -104 21 £77,500 +29.17% 11
Midlands -66 8 £40,000 - 11
South East -83 7 £52,500 -3.73% 5
West Midlands -53 6 £40,000 +23.08% 5
East of England -30 5 £52,500 - 3
South West -61 4 £60,000 +50.06%
North West -39 2 £35,000 -56.25% 1
East Midlands -48 2 £37,750 -18.38% 6
Scotland -58 2 £46,000 -12.38%

For the 6 months to 24 July 2021, IT jobs citing IFS 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 IFS.

1 79 (76.70%) ERP
2 67 (65.05%) SQL
3 34 (33.01%) Manufacturing
4 33 (32.04%) Finance
5 28 (27.18%) Crystal Reports
6 27 (26.21%) Microsoft
7 26 (25.24%) Oracle
8 24 (23.30%) SAP
9 23 (22.33%) Migration
9 23 (22.33%) Social Skills
10 22 (21.36%) Business Intelligence
11 19 (18.45%) Data Migration
12 18 (17.48%) Power BI
12 18 (17.48%) Power Platform
13 16 (15.53%) ITIL
13 16 (15.53%) JavaScript
13 16 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
14 15 (14.56%) CRM
14 15 (14.56%) TypeScript
15 14 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (13.59%) Business Analysis
16 13 (12.62%) PL/SQL
16 13 (12.62%) Microsoft Office
17 12 (11.65%) HTML
17 12 (11.65%) CSS
17 12 (11.65%) EDI
17 12 (11.65%) Workflow
17 12 (11.65%) React Native
17 12 (11.65%) User Experience
17 12 (11.65%) React

IFS
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 (7.77%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.91%) SAS
Applications
1 13 (12.62%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.91%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (9.71%) NetSuite
2 8 (7.77%) Dynamics NAV
3 6 (5.83%) SAP Business One
4 5 (4.85%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (3.88%) Infor M3
6 3 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (1.94%) Lawson
8 1 (0.97%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.97%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (0.97%) MFGPRO
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.97%) SAP S/4HANA
8 1 (0.97%) StreamServe
8 1 (0.97%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 18 (17.48%) Power Platform
2 7 (6.80%) Azure
2 7 (6.80%) SaaS
3 6 (5.83%) GCP
4 5 (4.85%) AWS
5 4 (3.88%) iPaaS
6 3 (2.91%) Azure Service Bus
6 3 (2.91%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (2.91%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (2.91%) Heroku
6 3 (2.91%) IaaS
6 3 (2.91%) PaaS
6 3 (2.91%) Trello
7 1 (0.97%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) Intranet
2 1 (0.97%) DNS
2 1 (0.97%) Firewall
2 1 (0.97%) SSL
2 1 (0.97%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (27.18%) Crystal Reports
2 18 (17.48%) Power BI
3 11 (10.68%) SQL Server
3 11 (10.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (7.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (6.80%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (5.83%) Tableau
7 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (2.91%) QlikView
9 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.94%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.97%) Metadata
10 1 (0.97%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.88%) JIRA
2 3 (2.91%) Cypress.io
2 3 (2.91%) GitLab
2 3 (2.91%) Protractor
2 3 (2.91%) TestCafe
General
1 34 (33.01%) Manufacturing
2 33 (32.04%) Finance
3 23 (22.33%) Social Skills
4 14 (13.59%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (6.80%) French Language
6 6 (5.83%) German Language
6 6 (5.83%) Marketing
6 6 (5.83%) Spanish Language
7 5 (4.85%) Retail
8 4 (3.88%) Presentation Skills
9 3 (2.91%) Organisational Skills
10 2 (1.94%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.97%) Automotive
11 1 (0.97%) Banking
11 1 (0.97%) Billing
11 1 (0.97%) Documentation Skills
11 1 (0.97%) Law
Job Titles
1 39 (37.86%) Analyst
2 23 (22.33%) ERP Analyst
3 16 (15.53%) Business Analyst
4 15 (14.56%) Developer
5 14 (13.59%) ERP Business Analyst
6 12 (11.65%) Data Business Analyst
6 12 (11.65%) Data Migration Analyst
6 12 (11.65%) Data Migration Business Analyst
6 12 (11.65%) Migration Analyst
6 12 (11.65%) SQL Analyst
6 12 (11.65%) SQL Data Analyst
7 11 (10.68%) Consultant
8 9 (8.74%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 9 (8.74%) Business Systems Analyst
8 9 (8.74%) ERP Consultant
8 9 (8.74%) Systems Analyst
9 6 (5.83%) Applications Support
9 6 (5.83%) Business Developer
9 6 (5.83%) Support Analyst
9 6 (5.83%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (11.65%) CSS
1 12 (11.65%) EDI
1 12 (11.65%) HTML
1 12 (11.65%) React
1 12 (11.65%) React Native
2 4 (3.88%) Middleware
3 3 (2.91%) RESTful
3 3 (2.91%) Ruby on Rails
3 3 (2.91%) WebdriverIO
4 2 (1.94%) COM
5 1 (0.97%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.65%) User Experience
2 11 (10.68%) Management Information System
3 4 (3.88%) Industry 4.0
4 3 (2.91%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (1.94%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (1.94%) AS400
5 2 (1.94%) CMDB
5 2 (1.94%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.97%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.97%) FMCG
6 1 (0.97%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.97%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.88%) Linux
2 3 (2.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (76.70%) ERP
2 23 (22.33%) Migration
3 22 (21.36%) Business Intelligence
4 19 (18.45%) Data Migration
5 16 (15.53%) ITIL
5 16 (15.53%) Stakeholder Management
6 15 (14.56%) CRM
7 14 (13.59%) Business Analysis
8 12 (11.65%) Problem-Solving
8 12 (11.65%) Workflow
9 11 (10.68%) Root Cause Analysis
10 8 (7.77%) Disaster Recovery
11 7 (6.80%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (6.80%) Project Management
11 7 (6.80%) Software Engineering
12 6 (5.83%) Content Management
12 6 (5.83%) E-Commerce
12 6 (5.83%) Order to Cash
12 6 (5.83%) Validation
13 5 (4.85%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 67 (65.05%) SQL
2 16 (15.53%) JavaScript
3 15 (14.56%) TypeScript
4 13 (12.62%) PL/SQL
5 5 (4.85%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.91%) C#
6 3 (2.91%) Java
6 3 (2.91%) Ruby
6 3 (2.91%) Scala
7 2 (1.94%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 10 (9.71%) Degree
2 4 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.91%) ACCA
3 3 (2.91%) PMP
4 2 (1.94%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.94%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.97%) CIMA
5 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.91%) Data Quality
1 3 (2.91%) QA
1 3 (2.91%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle Identity Management
1 1 (0.97%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 27 (26.21%) Microsoft
2 26 (25.24%) Oracle
3 24 (23.30%) SAP
4 10 (9.71%) Infor
5 8 (7.77%) Epicor
6 7 (6.80%) JD Edwards
7 4 (3.88%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (2.91%) Cognos
8 3 (2.91%) Sage
9 2 (1.94%) Birst
9 2 (1.94%) Google
10 1 (0.97%) Concur
10 1 (0.97%) SYSPRO