Period
to 20 January 2019

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 January 2019 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 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 265 260 310
Rank change year-on-year -5 +50 -3
Permanent jobs citing IFS 12 50 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.51% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 1.06% 0.37%
Number of salaries quoted 3 49 14
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £39,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.21% -10.86% +9.38%
10th Percentile £47,500 £24,450 £32,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £63,375
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +8.43%

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 3,419 4,706 4,856
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.58% 48.24% 46.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2,459 3,520 3,633
West Midlands median annual salary £43,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.13% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%

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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

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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 January 2019. 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 9 - - 1
IFS
England

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 12 (100.00%) SQL
1 12 (100.00%) ERP
2 9 (75.00%) LAN
2 9 (75.00%) WAN
2 9 (75.00%) FTP
2 9 (75.00%) B2B
2 9 (75.00%) JD Edwards
2 9 (75.00%) JDE OneWorld
2 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (75.00%) EDI
2 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 9 (75.00%) RPG
2 9 (75.00%) RPG IV
2 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (41.67%) Data Validation
3 5 (41.67%) iSeries
3 5 (41.67%) Validation
3 5 (41.67%) EDIFACT
3 5 (41.67%) Change Management
3 5 (41.67%) Back Office
3 5 (41.67%) XML
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Unix
3 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (41.67%) B2C
4 4 (33.33%) Workflow
4 4 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (33.33%) Axway
4 4 (33.33%) NetSuite
4 4 (33.33%) SEEBURGER

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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 9 (75.00%) JDE OneWorld
2 4 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (33.33%) NetSuite
3 3 (25.00%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) FTP
1 9 (75.00%) LAN
1 9 (75.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (25.00%) SAP HANA
General
1 9 (75.00%) Telecoms
2 5 (41.67%) Back Office
3 3 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (25.00%) Retail
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%) SAP Business Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) EDI
2 5 (41.67%) EDIFACT
2 5 (41.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) iSeries
2 4 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
1 9 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (41.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) ERP
2 9 (75.00%) B2B
3 5 (41.67%) B2C
3 5 (41.67%) Change Management
3 5 (41.67%) Data Validation
3 5 (41.67%) ITIL
3 5 (41.67%) Validation
4 4 (33.33%) Innovative Thinking
4 4 (33.33%) Workflow
5 3 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) RPG
2 9 (75.00%) RPG IV
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) JD Edwards
2 4 (33.33%) Axway
2 4 (33.33%) SEEBURGER
3 3 (25.00%) Epicor
3 3 (25.00%) Sage
3 3 (25.00%) SAP