Period
to 25 October 2020

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 25 October 2020 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
25 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 664 1002 999
Rank change year-on-year +338 -3 +88
Permanent jobs citing IFS 21 67 163
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.043% 0.049% 0.099%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.12% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 24 63 171
Median annual salary £80,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.45% +22.22% -
UK excluding London median annual salary £80,000 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +110.53% -10.59% -

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 19,054 57,188 69,734
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.01% 42.00% 42.40%
Number of salaries quoted 15,018 43,486 54,033
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

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 25 October 2020.

Salary histogram for IFS in the UK

IFS
Top 12 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 25 October 2020. 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 +338 21 £80,000 +45.45% 8
UK excluding London +304 20 £80,000 +110.53% 7
North of England - 8 £80,000 - 1
North West - 7 £80,000 -
Work from Home +31 6 £80,000 +33.33% 1
South East +212 5 £77,500 +80.23% 1
Midlands +130 4 £40,000 +23.08% 2
West Midlands +104 4 £40,000 +23.08% 1
South West +131 2 £39,985 +28.98% 2
London +230 1 £57,500 - 1
East of England +132 1 £55,000 +44.74% 1
Yorkshire - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 25 October 2020, 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 11 (52.38%) ERP
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Manufacturing
2 6 (28.57%) TOGAF
2 6 (28.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) FTP
4 4 (19.05%) RPG
4 4 (19.05%) DB2
4 4 (19.05%) AS400
4 4 (19.05%) RPG/400
4 4 (19.05%) RPG III
4 4 (19.05%) Degree
4 4 (19.05%) iSeries
4 4 (19.05%) Proactive Management
4 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (14.29%) Data Acquisition
5 3 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
5 3 (14.29%) Scala
5 3 (14.29%) Change Management
5 3 (14.29%) SAP
5 3 (14.29%) Python
5 3 (14.29%) CRM
6 2 (9.52%) Project Management
6 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (9.52%) C
6 2 (9.52%) EDI
6 2 (9.52%) HND
6 2 (9.52%) Windows

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (4.76%) Primavera
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) DB2
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) MS Access
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (52.38%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Architect
1 6 (28.57%) Business Process Architect
1 6 (28.57%) Business Solution Architect
1 6 (28.57%) ERP Architect
1 6 (28.57%) Lead Architect
1 6 (28.57%) Lead Software Architect
1 6 (28.57%) Lead Solutions Architect
1 6 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) ERP Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst Programmer
3 3 (14.29%) IT Manager
3 3 (14.29%) Programmer
3 3 (14.29%) RPG Analyst Programmer
3 3 (14.29%) RPG Programmer
3 3 (14.29%) Support Analyst Programmer
4 2 (9.52%) ERP Project Manager
4 2 (9.52%) IT Director
4 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
4 2 (9.52%) Technical Director
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) AS400
1 4 (19.05%) iSeries
2 2 (9.52%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.76%) Client/Server
3 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) ERP
2 6 (28.57%) TOGAF
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (19.05%) Proactive Management
4 3 (14.29%) Change Management
4 3 (14.29%) CRM
4 3 (14.29%) Data Acquisition
4 3 (14.29%) Trend Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) Analytics
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) CAFM
5 2 (9.52%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (9.52%) Facilities Management
5 2 (9.52%) Line Management
5 2 (9.52%) Matrix Management
5 2 (9.52%) Project Management
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Strategic Thinking
6 1 (4.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
2 5 (23.81%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) RPG
3 4 (19.05%) RPG III
3 4 (19.05%) RPG/400
4 3 (14.29%) Python
4 3 (14.29%) Scala
5 2 (9.52%) C
5 2 (9.52%) VB
5 2 (9.52%) VBA
6 1 (4.76%) SQR
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 2 (9.52%) HND
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) SAP
2 2 (9.52%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.76%) Actuate
3 1 (4.76%) Brio
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle