Period
to 20 August 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 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 284 307 342
Rank change year-on-year +23 +35 -33
Permanent jobs citing IFS 12 11 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.13% 0.11% 0.042%
As % of the Vendors category 0.28% 0.25% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 5
West Midlands median annual salary £56,250 £30,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +84.43% -12.86% -11.39%
10th Percentile £43,075 £23,250 £30,250
90th Percentile £69,625 £52,500 £39,650
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +12.36% +12.66%

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 4,227 4,322 5,501
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.68% 43.36% 46.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3,097 3,380 4,050
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%

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 August 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 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
Birmingham +3 6 £67,500 +175.51%
Staffordshire +10 2 £42,000 +12.00%
IFS
England

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

1 9 (75.00%) ERP
1 9 (75.00%) Project Management
2 8 (66.67%) SAP
3 7 (58.33%) Epicor
3 7 (58.33%) Sage
3 7 (58.33%) Manufacturing
4 6 (50.00%) CRM
5 4 (33.33%) SQL
5 4 (33.33%) Oracle
5 4 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 4 (33.33%) Retail
5 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (33.33%) Infor
6 3 (25.00%) SAP Business One
6 3 (25.00%) Marketing
6 3 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (25.00%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (25.00%) BPCS
6 3 (25.00%) SAP HANA
6 3 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (16.67%) Digital Media
7 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
7 2 (16.67%) Adobe
7 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (16.67%) Scrum

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 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) BPCS
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics GP
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (25.00%) SAP Business One
2 1 (8.33%) Magento
2 1 (8.33%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (25.00%) SAP HANA
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (8.33%) MySQL
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (58.33%) Manufacturing
2 4 (33.33%) Retail
3 3 (25.00%) Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Advertising
4 1 (8.33%) Finance
4 1 (8.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) SAP Business One Consultant
1 3 (25.00%) SAP Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Business Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 2 (16.67%) SAP Business Consultant
2 2 (16.67%) Scrum Master
3 1 (8.33%) Administrator
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Coordinator
3 1 (8.33%) Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Solutions Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) ERP Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (8.33%) PHP Developer
3 1 (8.33%) PHP Laravel Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) Laravel
1 1 (8.33%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Digital Media
2 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) ERP
1 9 (75.00%) Project Management
2 6 (50.00%) CRM
3 4 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (16.67%) Scrum
4 2 (16.67%) Service Delivery
5 1 (8.33%) API Development
5 1 (8.33%) Business Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
5 1 (8.33%) Change Management
5 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (8.33%) Critical Path Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Digital Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Logistics
5 1 (8.33%) OO PHP
5 1 (8.33%) PLM
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) TDD
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (8.33%) ES6
3 1 (8.33%) PHP
3 1 (8.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (8.33%) HNC
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) SAP
2 7 (58.33%) Epicor
2 7 (58.33%) Sage
3 4 (33.33%) Infor
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Oracle
4 2 (16.67%) Adobe