Period
to 14 December 2017

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 14 December 2017 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
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 294 317 304
Rank change year-on-year +23 -13 +9
Permanent jobs citing IFS 35 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.13% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 0.27% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 34 11 16
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +37.93%
10th Percentile £26,625 £32,500 £32,750
90th Percentile £52,500 £62,500 £45,875
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +2.50%

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 4782 5128 4894
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 47.37% 46.06% 46.09%
Number of salaries quoted 3669 3794 4064
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,125 £22,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 14 December 2017.

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 14 December 2017. 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
Worcestershire - 10 £39,375 - 2
Staffordshire +12 8 £38,500 -9.41%
Birmingham +25 7 £40,000 -48.39% 1
Herefordshire - 2 £42,750 -
Warwickshire - 1 - -
IFS
England

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT jobs citing IFS also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for IFS.

1 34 (97.14%) ERP
2 29 (82.86%) Manufacturing
3 23 (65.71%) SQL
4 15 (42.86%) C#
4 15 (42.86%) Advertising
4 15 (42.86%) Finance
4 15 (42.86%) Infor
5 14 (40.00%) Oracle
5 14 (40.00%) Epicor
6 13 (37.14%) Crystal Reports
7 9 (25.71%) SAP
7 9 (25.71%) Sage
8 8 (22.86%) .NET
9 7 (20.00%) PL/SQL
10 6 (17.14%) NetSuite
11 5 (14.29%) Logistics
12 4 (11.43%) Workflow
12 4 (11.43%) QlikView
12 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
13 3 (8.57%) Process Improvement
13 3 (8.57%) Epicor Tropos
13 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
13 3 (8.57%) Dynamics NAV
13 3 (8.57%) Dynamics AX
13 3 (8.57%) Migration
13 3 (8.57%) C++
13 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
13 3 (8.57%) Analytics
13 3 (8.57%) Workflow Analysis
14 2 (5.71%) Dynamics 365

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:

Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) NetSuite
2 3 (8.57%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (8.57%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (8.57%) Epicor Tropos
3 2 (5.71%) BPCS
3 2 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (5.71%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (2.86%) Infor CloudSuite
4 1 (2.86%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
4 1 (2.86%) Infor M3
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (2.86%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.71%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.86%) FinancialForce
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (37.14%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (11.43%) Oracle Database
2 4 (11.43%) QlikView
3 2 (5.71%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (2.86%) SAP HANA
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 29 (82.86%) Manufacturing
2 15 (42.86%) Advertising
2 15 (42.86%) Finance
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Analyst
2 12 (34.29%) IFS Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) ERP Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) IFS Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) Business Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) IFS Systems Administrator
6 3 (8.57%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) ERP Support
7 2 (5.71%) IFS Support Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Junior
7 2 (5.71%) Junior Analyst
7 2 (5.71%) Project Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Analyst
8 1 (2.86%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (22.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (97.14%) ERP
2 5 (14.29%) Logistics
3 4 (11.43%) Workflow
4 3 (8.57%) Analytics
4 3 (8.57%) Data Migration
4 3 (8.57%) Migration
4 3 (8.57%) Process Improvement
4 3 (8.57%) Workflow Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.71%) Business Analysis
5 2 (5.71%) CRM
5 2 (5.71%) Project Management
6 1 (2.86%) Presales
6 1 (2.86%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (65.71%) SQL
2 15 (42.86%) C#
3 7 (20.00%) PL/SQL
4 3 (8.57%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Infor
2 14 (40.00%) Epicor
2 14 (40.00%) Oracle
3 9 (25.71%) Sage
3 9 (25.71%) SAP
4 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
5 2 (5.71%) QAD
5 2 (5.71%) SYSPRO
6 1 (2.86%) JD Edwards
6 1 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.86%) Xero