Period
to 15 October 2018

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 15 October 2018 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 988 1047 1130
Rank change year-on-year +59 +83 +8
Permanent jobs citing IFS 157 133 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.095% 0.077% 0.053%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.17% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 139 100 78
UK median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £47,625
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% -5.51% +19.06%
10th Percentile £29,250 £29,225 £35,875
90th Percentile £75,750 £77,500 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -10.59% -10.53% +18.75%

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 70,487 77,165 83,717
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.83% 44.39% 43.96%
Number of salaries quoted 54,645 59,744 67,667
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

IFS
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for IFS in the UK

IFS
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for IFS in the UK

IFS
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IFS over the 6 months to 15 October 2018.

Salary histogram for IFS in the UK

IFS
Top 15 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 15 October 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 +40 133 £42,500 -5.56% 48
UK excluding London +12 89 £38,000 -10.59% 42
London +53 46 £42,500 -34.62% 7
North of England +27 26 £35,000 -36.36% 10
South East +3 24 £46,250 -7.50% 9
Yorkshire - 16 £32,500 -
East of England +17 12 £37,500 -11.76% 7
Midlands +14 11 £45,000 +24.14% 9
Scotland -1 11 £37,000 -7.50% 1
North West -2 8 £50,000 -33.33% 8
West Midlands +21 6 £50,000 +63.93% 3
East Midlands -3 5 £38,000 -5.00% 6
South West 0 4 £50,000 +62.60% 6
North East -15 2 £37,500 +2.74% 2
Wales - 1 £72,500 -

For the 6 months to 15 October 2018, 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.

1 136 (86.62%) ERP
2 88 (56.05%) SQL
3 78 (49.68%) SAP
4 72 (45.86%) Oracle
5 66 (42.04%) Sage
5 66 (42.04%) Finance
6 65 (41.40%) Manufacturing
7 63 (40.13%) Epicor
8 53 (33.76%) Crystal Reports
9 42 (26.75%) Infor
10 37 (23.57%) PL/SQL
11 36 (22.93%) Project Management
12 34 (21.66%) CRM
13 29 (18.47%) Microsoft
14 27 (17.20%) NetSuite
15 23 (14.65%) Dynamics AX
15 23 (14.65%) Analytics
16 22 (14.01%) Dynamics NAV
17 20 (12.74%) SAP Business One
18 19 (12.10%) JD Edwards
18 19 (12.10%) C#
19 18 (11.46%) Dynamics CRM
20 16 (10.19%) Migration
20 16 (10.19%) Dynamics 365
21 15 (9.55%) Advertising
22 14 (8.92%) C++
22 14 (8.92%) .NET
22 14 (8.92%) Continuous Improvement
23 13 (8.28%) Epicor Tropos
23 13 (8.28%) Data Migration

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 4 (2.55%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.27%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (7.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (7.01%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (1.91%) Windchill
4 2 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 27 (17.20%) NetSuite
2 23 (14.65%) Dynamics AX
3 22 (14.01%) Dynamics NAV
4 20 (12.74%) SAP Business One
5 18 (11.46%) Dynamics CRM
6 13 (8.28%) Epicor Tropos
7 11 (7.01%) Lawson
8 10 (6.37%) BPCS
8 10 (6.37%) Dynamics GP
9 7 (4.46%) Infor M3
10 6 (3.82%) SAP ERP
11 4 (2.55%) Infor LN
11 4 (2.55%) Movex
12 3 (1.91%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
12 3 (1.91%) StreamServe
13 2 (1.27%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 2 (1.27%) SAP Hybris
13 2 (1.27%) Unit4 Business World
14 1 (0.64%) Infor CloudSuite
14 1 (0.64%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.19%) Dynamics 365
2 4 (2.55%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (2.55%) SaaS
3 1 (0.64%) Boomi
3 1 (0.64%) iPaaS
3 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.18%) LAN
1 5 (3.18%) WAN
1 5 (3.18%) WLAN
2 3 (1.91%) Intranet
3 1 (0.64%) Skype
3 1 (0.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (33.76%) Crystal Reports
2 13 (8.28%) Oracle Reports
3 10 (6.37%) SAP HANA
4 6 (3.82%) SQL Server
5 4 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.55%) QlikView
6 3 (1.91%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.64%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.64%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.64%) JIRA
2 1 (0.64%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 66 (42.04%) Finance
2 65 (41.40%) Manufacturing
3 15 (9.55%) Advertising
4 5 (3.18%) Retail
5 3 (1.91%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.64%) Automotive
7 1 (0.64%) Electronics
7 1 (0.64%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.64%) Marketing
7 1 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 48 (30.57%) Analyst
2 27 (17.20%) Developer
3 25 (15.92%) Consultant
4 21 (13.38%) ERP Manager
5 20 (12.74%) ERP Analyst
6 19 (12.10%) Systems Analyst
7 17 (10.83%) Project Manager
8 13 (8.28%) ERP Developer
8 13 (8.28%) ERP Project Manager
8 13 (8.28%) IFS Developer
9 12 (7.64%) Business Systems Analyst
10 9 (5.73%) IFS Analyst
10 9 (5.73%) Senior Manager
10 9 (5.73%) Senior Project Manager
10 9 (5.73%) Systems Developer
11 8 (5.10%) SAP Business One Consultant
11 8 (5.10%) SAP Consultant
11 8 (5.10%) Support Analyst
12 7 (4.46%) Business Analyst
12 7 (4.46%) IFS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (8.92%) .NET
2 10 (6.37%) XML
3 5 (3.18%) HTML
4 3 (1.91%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.91%) SOAP
5 2 (1.27%) CSS
5 2 (1.27%) HTML5
5 2 (1.27%) jQuery
5 2 (1.27%) JSON
5 2 (1.27%) React
6 1 (0.64%) Ajax
6 1 (0.64%) EDI
6 1 (0.64%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.18%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.64%) FMCG
4 1 (0.64%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.27%) Windows
2 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (86.62%) ERP
2 36 (22.93%) Project Management
3 34 (21.66%) CRM
4 23 (14.65%) Analytics
5 16 (10.19%) Migration
6 14 (8.92%) Continuous Improvement
7 13 (8.28%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (8.28%) Data Migration
7 13 (8.28%) ITIL
8 11 (7.01%) Business Analysis
8 11 (7.01%) Data Management
8 11 (7.01%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (6.37%) Process Improvement
10 7 (4.46%) Time Management
10 7 (4.46%) Waterfall
11 6 (3.82%) Presales
11 6 (3.82%) Scenario Testing
11 6 (3.82%) Service Delivery
11 6 (3.82%) TOGAF
12 5 (3.18%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 88 (56.05%) SQL
2 37 (23.57%) PL/SQL
3 19 (12.10%) C#
4 14 (8.92%) C++
5 5 (3.18%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.55%) JavaScript
7 3 (1.91%) C
7 3 (1.91%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.27%) Java
8 2 (1.27%) Python
9 1 (0.64%) RPG
9 1 (0.64%) VB
9 1 (0.64%) VB6
Qualifications
1 10 (6.37%) Degree
1 10 (6.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.55%) ACCA
2 4 (2.55%) CIMA
2 4 (2.55%) PMI Certification
2 4 (2.55%) PMP
2 4 (2.55%) TOGAF Certification
3 2 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (1.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.64%) HNC
4 1 (0.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.55%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) GDPR
System Software
1 1 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 78 (49.68%) SAP
2 72 (45.86%) Oracle
3 66 (42.04%) Sage
4 63 (40.13%) Epicor
5 42 (26.75%) Infor
6 29 (18.47%) Microsoft
7 19 (12.10%) JD Edwards
8 4 (2.55%) Baan
8 4 (2.55%) Xero
9 3 (1.91%) ClickSoftware Technologies
9 3 (1.91%) Tableau
10 2 (1.27%) hybris
10 2 (1.27%) Workday
11 1 (0.64%) Adobe
11 1 (0.64%) Cognos
11 1 (0.64%) Dell
11 1 (0.64%) Remedy
11 1 (0.64%) VMware