Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1018 955 1108
Rank change year-on-year -63 +153 +37
Permanent jobs citing IFS 123 251 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.077% 0.14% 0.063%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.32% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 110 198 87
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.65% +3.61%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £34,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% -1.16% +4.88%

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 67,828 79,641 80,683
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.64% 44.45% 43.88%
Number of salaries quoted 52,123 61,778 65,076
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -51 109 £45,000 - 39
UK excluding London -82 66 £44,000 +3.53% 32
London +49 47 £47,500 -9.52% 7
North of England -2 18 £34,000 +4.62% 9
Midlands -1 16 £45,000 +12.50% 6
South East -9 11 £72,500 +26.09% 7
Yorkshire +19 10 £32,500 +8.33% 3
East of England +16 10 £45,000 -5.26% 9
East Midlands +29 8 £28,750 -23.33% 1
West Midlands +4 8 £50,000 +25.00% 5
North West +20 7 £50,000 -27.27% 6
Scotland -4 6 £36,000 -10.00%
South West +14 4 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Wales +7 1 £72,500 +100.00%
North East -6 1 £32,500 -10.96%

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 98 (79.67%) ERP
2 65 (52.85%) SQL
3 54 (43.90%) Finance
4 53 (43.09%) Oracle
5 49 (39.84%) SAP
6 46 (37.40%) Manufacturing
7 41 (33.33%) Sage
7 41 (33.33%) Project Management
8 40 (32.52%) Epicor
9 33 (26.83%) Crystal Reports
9 33 (26.83%) PL/SQL
10 26 (21.14%) CRM
10 26 (21.14%) JD Edwards
11 25 (20.33%) Microsoft
12 24 (19.51%) NetSuite
13 23 (18.70%) Dynamics NAV
13 23 (18.70%) Infor
14 22 (17.89%) Dynamics AX
15 21 (17.07%) Analytics
16 17 (13.82%) Dynamics CRM
17 16 (13.01%) Data Migration
17 16 (13.01%) Migration
18 15 (12.20%) C#
19 14 (11.38%) Continuous Improvement
19 14 (11.38%) Lawson
20 13 (10.57%) Microsoft Office
20 13 (10.57%) .NET
20 13 (10.57%) Degree
21 12 (9.76%) Process Improvement
22 11 (8.94%) Workflow

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 7 (5.69%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.63%) CMS
Applications
1 13 (10.57%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.81%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 24 (19.51%) NetSuite
2 23 (18.70%) Dynamics NAV
3 22 (17.89%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (13.82%) Dynamics CRM
5 14 (11.38%) Lawson
6 10 (8.13%) SAP Business One
7 9 (7.32%) Dynamics GP
8 8 (6.50%) BPCS
9 6 (4.88%) Epicor Tropos
9 6 (4.88%) Infor M3
10 5 (4.07%) JDE OneWorld
10 5 (4.07%) Movex
11 4 (3.25%) StreamServe
12 2 (1.63%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
12 2 (1.63%) SAP ERP
12 2 (1.63%) SAP Hybris
13 1 (0.81%) Infor CloudSuite
13 1 (0.81%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
13 1 (0.81%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.94%) Dynamics 365
2 7 (5.69%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (5.69%) SaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Boomi
3 1 (0.81%) iPaaS
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.13%) LAN
1 10 (8.13%) WAN
2 6 (4.88%) Intranet
3 5 (4.07%) FTP
3 5 (4.07%) WLAN
4 4 (3.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (26.83%) Crystal Reports
2 10 (8.13%) Oracle Reports
3 6 (4.88%) SAP HANA
3 6 (4.88%) SQL Server
4 4 (3.25%) QlikView
5 1 (0.81%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.81%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Bugzilla
1 1 (0.81%) JIRA
1 1 (0.81%) Rational DOORS
General
1 54 (43.90%) Finance
2 46 (37.40%) Manufacturing
3 7 (5.69%) Advertising
4 5 (4.07%) Retail
4 5 (4.07%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.63%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.81%) Back Office
6 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (24.39%) Developer
2 27 (21.95%) Analyst
3 25 (20.33%) Consultant
4 15 (12.20%) IFS Developer
5 14 (11.38%) ERP Analyst
6 13 (10.57%) ERP Developer
7 12 (9.76%) Systems Analyst
8 11 (8.94%) Business Systems Analyst
8 11 (8.94%) ERP Manager
8 11 (8.94%) Project Manager
8 11 (8.94%) Systems Developer
9 9 (7.32%) ERP Project Manager
10 8 (6.50%) Senior Manager
10 8 (6.50%) Senior Project Manager
11 7 (5.69%) HR Specialist
12 6 (4.88%) ERP Support
12 6 (4.88%) IFS Consultant
12 6 (4.88%) SAP Business One Consultant
12 6 (4.88%) SAP Consultant
13 5 (4.07%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.57%) .NET
2 11 (8.94%) XML
3 6 (4.88%) EDI
4 5 (4.07%) HTML
5 4 (3.25%) SOAP
6 3 (2.44%) CSS
7 2 (1.63%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.63%) HTML5
7 2 (1.63%) jQuery
7 2 (1.63%) JSON
7 2 (1.63%) React
8 1 (0.81%) EDIFACT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.69%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.81%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.81%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.88%) Windows
2 5 (4.07%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.81%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (79.67%) ERP
2 41 (33.33%) Project Management
3 26 (21.14%) CRM
4 21 (17.07%) Analytics
5 16 (13.01%) Data Migration
5 16 (13.01%) Migration
6 14 (11.38%) Continuous Improvement
7 12 (9.76%) Process Improvement
8 11 (8.94%) Workflow
9 10 (8.13%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (7.32%) Business Analysis
10 9 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
10 9 (7.32%) TOGAF
11 8 (6.50%) Waterfall
12 7 (5.69%) Data Analytics
12 7 (5.69%) Information Architecture
12 7 (5.69%) Machine Learning
12 7 (5.69%) Predictive Analytics
12 7 (5.69%) PRINCE2
13 6 (4.88%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 65 (52.85%) SQL
2 33 (26.83%) PL/SQL
3 15 (12.20%) C#
4 11 (8.94%) C++
5 5 (4.07%) JavaScript
5 5 (4.07%) RPG
5 5 (4.07%) RPG IV
5 5 (4.07%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.25%) Java
7 3 (2.44%) C
8 1 (0.81%) VB
8 1 (0.81%) VB.NET
8 1 (0.81%) VB6
Qualifications
1 13 (10.57%) Degree
2 9 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (5.69%) PMI Certification
3 7 (5.69%) PMP
3 7 (5.69%) TOGAF Certification
4 5 (4.07%) ACCA
4 5 (4.07%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) GDPR
2 3 (2.44%) QA
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.81%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (3.25%) Virtual Servers
1 4 (3.25%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 53 (43.09%) Oracle
2 49 (39.84%) SAP
3 41 (33.33%) Sage
4 40 (32.52%) Epicor
5 26 (21.14%) JD Edwards
6 25 (20.33%) Microsoft
7 23 (18.70%) Infor
8 4 (3.25%) Axway
8 4 (3.25%) SEEBURGER
8 4 (3.25%) VMware
9 3 (2.44%) Xero
10 2 (1.63%) hybris
11 1 (0.81%) Baan
11 1 (0.81%) Cognos
11 1 (0.81%) Dell