Period
to 20 June 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 20 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 277 314 340
Rank change year-on-year +37 +26 -11
Permanent jobs citing IFS 30 13 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.13% 0.049%
As % of the Vendors category 0.67% 0.31% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 28 13 6
West Midlands median annual salary £38,750 £30,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +27.05% -12.86% -11.39%
10th Percentile £22,250 £23,450 £30,000
90th Percentile £62,625 £52,500 £43,875
England median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +16.28% +1.18%

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 advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 4,486 4,260 5,557
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 47.55% 43.51% 45.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3,254 3,304 4,226
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -

IFS
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing IFS as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for IFS in the West Midlands

IFS
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for IFS in the West Midlands

IFS
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing IFS in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 20 June 2018.

Salary histogram for IFS in the West Midlands

IFS
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing IFS within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 20 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
Birmingham -1 10 £48,750 -2.50%
Staffordshire +6 4 £32,500 -13.33%
Shropshire - 2 £29,500 -
Solihull - 1 £34,000 -
IFS
England

For the 6 months to 20 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for IFS.

1 25 (83.33%) ERP
2 22 (73.33%) Manufacturing
3 20 (66.67%) Epicor
4 19 (63.33%) SAP
5 18 (60.00%) Infor
6 15 (50.00%) SQL
7 13 (43.33%) Sage
8 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
8 10 (33.33%) Oracle
8 10 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
9 9 (30.00%) Project Management
9 9 (30.00%) NetSuite
10 8 (26.67%) Finance
11 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (23.33%) Advertising
11 7 (23.33%) CRM
11 7 (23.33%) C#
12 6 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
12 6 (20.00%) SAP Business One
13 5 (16.67%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
13 5 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
14 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
14 4 (13.33%) Marketing
14 4 (13.33%) Dynamics GP
14 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
14 4 (13.33%) Infor M3
14 4 (13.33%) Retail
14 4 (13.33%) Dynamics 365
14 4 (13.33%) Logistics
14 4 (13.33%) C++

IFS
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 2 (6.67%) Apache
1 2 (6.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 9 (30.00%) NetSuite
2 6 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (20.00%) SAP Business One
3 5 (16.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (16.67%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 4 (13.33%) BPCS
4 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (13.33%) Dynamics GP
4 4 (13.33%) Infor M3
5 2 (6.67%) Magento
6 1 (3.33%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 4 (13.33%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (23.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (13.33%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (10.00%) SAP HANA
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (3.33%) MySQL
General
1 22 (73.33%) Manufacturing
2 8 (26.67%) Finance
3 7 (23.33%) Advertising
4 4 (13.33%) Marketing
4 4 (13.33%) Retail
5 2 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Analyst
2 6 (20.00%) Consultant
2 6 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) IT Analyst
3 4 (13.33%) IT Support
3 4 (13.33%) IT Support Analyst
4 3 (10.00%) SAP Business One Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) SAP Consultant
4 3 (10.00%) Support Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Business Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) ERP Support
5 2 (6.67%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (6.67%) PHP Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) SAP Business Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Scrum Master
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) .NET
2 2 (6.67%) CSS
2 2 (6.67%) HTML
2 2 (6.67%) Laravel
2 2 (6.67%) Vue (Vue.js)
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Digital Media
1 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Linux
2 1 (3.33%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) ERP
2 9 (30.00%) Project Management
3 7 (23.33%) CRM
4 4 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.33%) Logistics
5 3 (10.00%) Business Development
5 3 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (10.00%) Process Improvement
6 2 (6.67%) Business Analysis
6 2 (6.67%) Business Process Mapping
6 2 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (6.67%) OO PHP
6 2 (6.67%) Scrum
6 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
6 2 (6.67%) TDD
6 2 (6.67%) Workflow
6 2 (6.67%) Workflow Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Change Management
7 1 (3.33%) Critical Path Analysis
7 1 (3.33%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) C#
3 4 (13.33%) C++
3 4 (13.33%) RPG
4 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.67%) ES6
5 2 (6.67%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) HNC
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 20 (66.67%) Epicor
2 19 (63.33%) SAP
3 18 (60.00%) Infor
4 13 (43.33%) Sage
5 10 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 10 (33.33%) Oracle
6 2 (6.67%) Adobe