Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 943 1082 1155
Rank change year-on-year +139 +73 +5
Permanent jobs citing IFS 215 118 125
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.13% 0.067% 0.063%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.15% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 173 97 103
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £29,250 £29,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £78,000 £83,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +4.65% +8.86%

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 74,249 78,553 87,828
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.94% 44.57% 44.57%
Number of salaries quoted 57,570 61,142 71,453
UK median annual salary £49,875 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% +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 21 August 2018.

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 21 August 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 +109 186 £48,750 -2.50% 25
UK excluding London +58 124 £40,000 -11.11% 24
London +53 66 £53,250 -5.33% 1
South East +23 38 £45,000 -14.29% 8
North of England +44 33 £37,500 -44.44% 4
Scotland +3 19 £40,000 +6.67% 2
Yorkshire +53 18 £35,000 -36.36% 2
Midlands +6 16 £52,500 +44.83% 4
East of England +32 13 £37,500 -6.25% 4
West Midlands +31 12 £56,250 +84.43% 1
North West +6 9 £45,000 -33.33% 2
North East -13 6 £37,500 -25.00%
South West +5 5 £35,500 +16.39% 2
East Midlands -2 4 £45,000 +12.50% 3

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 195 (90.70%) ERP
2 140 (65.12%) SAP
3 124 (57.67%) Oracle
3 124 (57.67%) Sage
4 120 (55.81%) Epicor
5 110 (51.16%) SQL
6 92 (42.79%) Manufacturing
7 83 (38.60%) Infor
8 68 (31.63%) Finance
9 61 (28.37%) NetSuite
10 50 (23.26%) Advertising
10 50 (23.26%) Crystal Reports
11 48 (22.33%) Microsoft
12 47 (21.86%) CRM
12 47 (21.86%) Dynamics AX
13 45 (20.93%) Dynamics NAV
14 43 (20.00%) SQL Server
15 38 (17.67%) Project Management
16 37 (17.21%) Problem-Solving
17 33 (15.35%) Retail
18 32 (14.88%) Dynamics CRM
18 32 (14.88%) Greenfield Project
19 31 (14.42%) JavaScript
19 31 (14.42%) PL/SQL
19 31 (14.42%) Dynamics GP
20 29 (13.49%) Data Warehouse
20 29 (13.49%) Business Intelligence
20 29 (13.49%) Dynamics 365
21 28 (13.02%) MySQL
22 25 (11.63%) BPCS

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 5 (2.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.40%) CMS
3 2 (0.93%) MTS
4 1 (0.47%) Apache
4 1 (0.47%) Drupal
Applications
1 15 (6.98%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (4.19%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (2.79%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 6 (2.79%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.40%) Windchill
5 2 (0.93%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 61 (28.37%) NetSuite
2 47 (21.86%) Dynamics AX
3 45 (20.93%) Dynamics NAV
4 32 (14.88%) Dynamics CRM
5 31 (14.42%) Dynamics GP
6 25 (11.63%) BPCS
6 25 (11.63%) SAP Business One
7 11 (5.12%) SAP ERP
8 10 (4.65%) Epicor Tropos
9 7 (3.26%) Infor M3
9 7 (3.26%) Lawson
10 5 (2.33%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
10 5 (2.33%) Infor LN
11 4 (1.86%) Sage X3
12 3 (1.40%) Movex
13 2 (0.93%) Infor CloudSuite
13 2 (0.93%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 2 (0.93%) SAP Hybris
13 2 (0.93%) Unit4 Business World
14 1 (0.47%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
Cloud Services
1 29 (13.49%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.93%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.33%) Intranet
2 2 (0.93%) LAN
2 2 (0.93%) WAN
2 2 (0.93%) WLAN
3 1 (0.47%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (23.26%) Crystal Reports
2 43 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 29 (13.49%) Data Warehouse
4 28 (13.02%) MySQL
5 14 (6.51%) SAP HANA
6 12 (5.58%) Oracle Reports
7 8 (3.72%) QlikView
8 7 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.40%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.40%) Oracle Database
10 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (0.93%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (0.47%) Bugzilla
2 1 (0.47%) JIRA
2 1 (0.47%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (0.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 92 (42.79%) Manufacturing
2 68 (31.63%) Finance
3 50 (23.26%) Advertising
4 33 (15.35%) Retail
5 5 (2.33%) Automotive
6 3 (1.40%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.40%) Marketing
6 3 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.93%) Games
8 1 (0.47%) Electronics
8 1 (0.47%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 66 (30.70%) Analyst
2 32 (14.88%) Administrator
3 28 (13.02%) Systems Analyst
4 27 (12.56%) Project Manager
5 24 (11.16%) Consultant
5 24 (11.16%) ERP Analyst
6 22 (10.23%) ERP Manager
7 19 (8.84%) Business Systems Analyst
8 17 (7.91%) Developer
9 14 (6.51%) ERP Support
9 14 (6.51%) Support Analyst
10 13 (6.05%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
11 12 (5.58%) Applications Support
12 10 (4.65%) ERP Project Manager
12 10 (4.65%) IFS Analyst
12 10 (4.65%) SAP Consultant
13 9 (4.19%) Applications Support Analyst
13 9 (4.19%) SAP Business Consultant
14 8 (3.72%) Business Analyst
14 8 (3.72%) SAP Business One Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (4.19%) XML
2 8 (3.72%) .NET
3 4 (1.86%) HTML
4 2 (0.93%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.93%) HTML5
4 2 (0.93%) JSON
5 1 (0.47%) Ajax
5 1 (0.47%) CSS
5 1 (0.47%) Laravel
5 1 (0.47%) SOAP
5 1 (0.47%) Vue.js
5 1 (0.47%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.88%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.33%) Driving Licence
4 3 (1.40%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.93%) Data Centre
5 2 (0.93%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.93%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.47%) FMCG
6 1 (0.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (1.86%) Windows
2 3 (1.40%) Linux
2 3 (1.40%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.93%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 195 (90.70%) ERP
2 47 (21.86%) CRM
3 38 (17.67%) Project Management
4 37 (17.21%) Problem-Solving
5 29 (13.49%) Business Intelligence
6 22 (10.23%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (9.77%) Business Analysis
8 20 (9.30%) Analytics
9 13 (6.05%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (5.58%) ITIL
10 12 (5.58%) Migration
11 11 (5.12%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (4.65%) Data Management
12 10 (4.65%) Presales
13 9 (4.19%) Change Management
14 8 (3.72%) Decision-Making
14 8 (3.72%) Logistics
14 8 (3.72%) PRINCE2
15 7 (3.26%) Data Migration
15 7 (3.26%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 110 (51.16%) SQL
2 31 (14.42%) JavaScript
2 31 (14.42%) PL/SQL
3 24 (11.16%) VBScript
4 13 (6.05%) C#
5 10 (4.65%) C++
6 3 (1.40%) C
6 3 (1.40%) Python
6 3 (1.40%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.93%) Java
7 2 (0.93%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.47%) ES6
8 1 (0.47%) PHP
8 1 (0.47%) RPG
8 1 (0.47%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (8.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (3.26%) Degree
3 4 (1.86%) TOGAF Certification
4 3 (1.40%) ACCA
4 3 (1.40%) CIMA
5 2 (0.93%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (0.93%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.93%) PMP
5 2 (0.93%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.47%) HNC
6 1 (0.47%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.79%) QA
2 3 (1.40%) GDPR
3 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (0.93%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 140 (65.12%) SAP
2 124 (57.67%) Oracle
2 124 (57.67%) Sage
3 120 (55.81%) Epicor
4 83 (38.60%) Infor
5 48 (22.33%) Microsoft
6 19 (8.84%) JD Edwards
7 5 (2.33%) Baan
8 4 (1.86%) Xero
9 3 (1.40%) ClickSoftware Technologies
9 3 (1.40%) Tableau
10 2 (0.93%) Adobe
10 2 (0.93%) Citrix
10 2 (0.93%) hybris
10 2 (0.93%) Remedy
10 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.93%) Workday
11 1 (0.47%) Capita
11 1 (0.47%) Cognos
11 1 (0.47%) SYSPRO