Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 878 1069 1144
Rank change year-on-year +191 +75 +38
Permanent jobs citing IFS 296 108 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.17% 0.063% 0.063%
As % of the Vendors category 0.39% 0.14% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 238 98 110
UK median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +16.28% +0.17%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,850 £23,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,375 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year -13.51% +8.82% -0.99%

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 76,001 76,304 90,390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.15% 44.34% 45.27%
Number of salaries quoted 59,606 60,899 73,702
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +2.41% - +3.75%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +169 268 £40,000 -20.00% 20
UK excluding London +126 207 £40,000 -13.51% 20
South East +46 67 £50,000 - 2
London +39 61 £50,500 -8.18% 2
North of England +28 50 £35,000 -36.36% 9
Midlands +34 44 £37,500 +3.45% 2
West Midlands +31 30 £38,750 +27.05% 1
Yorkshire +45 28 £32,500 -45.83% 3
East of England +29 20 £50,000 +21.21% 2
Scotland -20 17 £40,000 +14.29% 4
North West -7 15 £37,500 -25.00% 5
East Midlands +7 13 £32,750 -22.94% 1
South West +5 8 £37,750 +21.77% 1
North East - 7 £38,750 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 270 (91.22%) ERP
2 185 (62.50%) SQL
3 180 (60.81%) SAP
4 168 (56.76%) Epicor
5 158 (53.38%) Oracle
6 153 (51.69%) Sage
7 149 (50.34%) Manufacturing
8 133 (44.93%) Infor
9 102 (34.46%) Finance
10 90 (30.41%) NetSuite
11 72 (24.32%) Crystal Reports
12 71 (23.99%) Microsoft
13 68 (22.97%) Advertising
14 61 (20.61%) Dynamics AX
15 56 (18.92%) Dynamics NAV
15 56 (18.92%) SQL Server
16 50 (16.89%) CRM
17 49 (16.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 41 (13.85%) Problem-Solving
19 39 (13.18%) Business Intelligence
20 36 (12.16%) Project Management
20 36 (12.16%) PL/SQL
20 36 (12.16%) Dynamics CRM
20 36 (12.16%) Dynamics GP
21 35 (11.82%) Dynamics 365
22 34 (11.49%) Retail
23 33 (11.15%) JavaScript
23 33 (11.15%) Analytics
24 31 (10.47%) Greenfield Project
24 31 (10.47%) C#

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 14 (4.73%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.35%) MTS
3 2 (0.68%) Apache
3 2 (0.68%) Drupal
4 1 (0.34%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (8.78%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (4.73%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (3.72%) MS Visio
4 7 (2.36%) Microsoft Office
4 7 (2.36%) Microsoft Project
5 3 (1.01%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.68%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 90 (30.41%) NetSuite
2 61 (20.61%) Dynamics AX
3 56 (18.92%) Dynamics NAV
4 36 (12.16%) Dynamics CRM
4 36 (12.16%) Dynamics GP
5 31 (10.47%) BPCS
6 30 (10.14%) SAP Business One
7 20 (6.76%) Epicor Tropos
8 17 (5.74%) Infor M3
9 10 (3.38%) SAP ERP
10 9 (3.04%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
11 7 (2.36%) Infor LN
11 7 (2.36%) Unit4 Business World
12 6 (2.03%) Sage X3
13 3 (1.01%) Movex
13 3 (1.01%) Oracle EBS
13 3 (1.01%) Oracle EBS R12
14 2 (0.68%) Lawson
14 2 (0.68%) Magento
14 2 (0.68%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 35 (11.82%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (1.01%) FinancialForce
3 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.01%) Internet
1 3 (1.01%) Intranet
2 1 (0.34%) Firewall
2 1 (0.34%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (24.32%) Crystal Reports
2 56 (18.92%) SQL Server
3 49 (16.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 30 (10.14%) Data Warehouse
5 28 (9.46%) MySQL
6 21 (7.09%) QlikView
7 18 (6.08%) SAP HANA
8 15 (5.07%) Oracle Reports
8 15 (5.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (3.04%) BusinessObjects
10 8 (2.70%) Oracle Database
11 6 (2.03%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.01%) Oracle8/8i Database
13 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (1.35%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (0.34%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (0.34%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 149 (50.34%) Manufacturing
2 102 (34.46%) Finance
3 68 (22.97%) Advertising
4 34 (11.49%) Retail
5 15 (5.07%) Automotive
5 15 (5.07%) Telecoms
6 9 (3.04%) Marketing
7 5 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.01%) Games
9 1 (0.34%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.34%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 95 (32.09%) Analyst
2 37 (12.50%) Administrator
3 36 (12.16%) Consultant
4 30 (10.14%) ERP Manager
5 28 (9.46%) Project Manager
5 28 (9.46%) Systems Analyst
6 22 (7.43%) ERP Support
6 22 (7.43%) Support Analyst
7 21 (7.09%) Applications Support
7 21 (7.09%) IFS Analyst
8 20 (6.76%) Business Analyst
8 20 (6.76%) ERP Analyst
9 19 (6.42%) Developer
10 14 (4.73%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
11 13 (4.39%) Business Systems Analyst
12 12 (4.05%) Applications Support Analyst
12 12 (4.05%) IFS Consultant
12 12 (4.05%) SAP Consultant
13 11 (3.72%) ERP Consultant
13 11 (3.72%) SAP Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (4.39%) .NET
2 5 (1.69%) ASP.NET
3 4 (1.35%) XML
4 3 (1.01%) HTML
5 2 (0.68%) CSS
5 2 (0.68%) Laravel
5 2 (0.68%) Vue (Vue.js)
6 1 (0.34%) Ajax
6 1 (0.34%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 31 (10.47%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (5.07%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (4.73%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (3.72%) Management Information System
5 8 (2.70%) Driving Licence
6 6 (2.03%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.01%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.01%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.68%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.34%) AS400
9 1 (0.34%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.34%) FMCG
9 1 (0.34%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.04%) Linux
2 5 (1.69%) Windows
2 5 (1.69%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.01%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 270 (91.22%) ERP
2 50 (16.89%) CRM
3 41 (13.85%) Problem-Solving
4 39 (13.18%) Business Intelligence
5 36 (12.16%) Project Management
6 33 (11.15%) Analytics
7 24 (8.11%) Business Analysis
8 23 (7.77%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (7.09%) Logistics
10 17 (5.74%) Decision-Making
11 16 (5.41%) Data Analysis
11 16 (5.41%) PRINCE2
12 15 (5.07%) ITIL
12 15 (5.07%) Process Improvement
13 13 (4.39%) Stakeholder Management
14 12 (4.05%) Business Process Mapping
14 12 (4.05%) Data Extraction
15 10 (3.38%) Visualisation
16 9 (3.04%) Change Management
16 9 (3.04%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 185 (62.50%) SQL
2 36 (12.16%) PL/SQL
3 33 (11.15%) JavaScript
4 31 (10.47%) C#
5 24 (8.11%) VBScript
6 20 (6.76%) C++
7 5 (1.69%) Java
7 5 (1.69%) RPG
8 3 (1.01%) Python
8 3 (1.01%) VB
9 2 (0.68%) C
9 2 (0.68%) ES6
9 2 (0.68%) PHP
9 2 (0.68%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (6.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (2.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 5 (1.69%) Degree
4 3 (1.01%) PMP
5 2 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.68%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.34%) AAT
6 1 (0.34%) ACCA
6 1 (0.34%) HNC
6 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.34%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.72%) SLA
2 4 (1.35%) GDPR
3 3 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 180 (60.81%) SAP
2 168 (56.76%) Epicor
3 158 (53.38%) Oracle
4 153 (51.69%) Sage
5 133 (44.93%) Infor
6 71 (23.99%) Microsoft
7 19 (6.42%) JD Edwards
8 7 (2.36%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (2.03%) Cognos
9 6 (2.03%) Tableau
10 5 (1.69%) Baan
11 4 (1.35%) Xero
12 3 (1.01%) Citrix
12 3 (1.01%) ClickSoftware Technologies
13 2 (0.68%) Adobe
13 2 (0.68%) Remedy
13 2 (0.68%) Workday
14 1 (0.34%) Capita
14 1 (0.34%) SYSPRO