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The table below looks at the prevalence of the term FMCG in permanent job vacancies with an option to work from home (WFH). Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited FMCG over the 6 months to 27 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG)
UK > Work from Home
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 561 440 297
Rank change year-on-year -121 -143 +14
Permanent jobs citing FMCG 294 128 10
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 0.40% 0.40% 0.11%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.89% 1.07% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 173 100 10
10th Percentile £39,250 £37,375 -
25th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £60,000 £46,250
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +29.73% -18.14%
75th Percentile £64,000 £74,688 £67,500
90th Percentile £73,500 £85,000 £78,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% -4.55%

FMCG is in the General and Transferable Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a WFH option and a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic Skills
Work from Home
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 32,924 11,927 3,482
As % of all permanent jobs with a WFH option 45.13% 37.30% 37.92%
Number of salaries quoted 16,528 9,200 2,881
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £36,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £43,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £55,000 £57,500
Median % change year-on-year +18.18% -4.35% -4.17%
75th Percentile £82,750 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £100,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK median annual salary £62,043 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.90% +4.55% +1.85%

FMCG
Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

Job vacancies with a work from home option citing FMCG as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

FMCG trend for jobs with a WFH option

FMCG
Salary Trend for Jobs with a WFH Option

3-month moving average salary quoted in job vacancies with a work from home option citing FMCG.

FMCG salary trend for jobs with a WFH option

FMCG
Salary Histogram for Jobs with a WFH Option

Salary distribution for jobs with a work from home option citing FMCG over the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

FMCG salary histogram for jobs with a WFH option

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, FMCG job roles required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent jobs with a WFH option and a requirement for FMCG.

1 146 (49.66%) Retail
2 103 (35.03%) SQL
3 94 (31.97%) Logistics
4 90 (30.61%) Software Engineering
5 81 (27.55%) Publishing
6 80 (27.21%) Automotive
7 74 (25.17%) Data Engineering
8 73 (24.83%) Docker
9 67 (22.79%) TypeScript
9 67 (22.79%) CI/CD
10 66 (22.45%) GitHub Actions
10 66 (22.45%) Apollo GraphQL
10 66 (22.45%) Pulumi
10 66 (22.45%) Social Skills
10 66 (22.45%) Kubernetes
10 66 (22.45%) GraphQL
10 66 (22.45%) Redis
10 66 (22.45%) GitHub
10 66 (22.45%) Elasticsearch
10 66 (22.45%) PostgreSQL
11 61 (20.75%) CSS
12 59 (20.07%) Agile
13 55 (18.71%) Data Visualisation
13 55 (18.71%) Visualisation
14 52 (17.69%) Degree
15 51 (17.35%) MVC
15 51 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
16 48 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
17 46 (15.65%) SQL Server
17 46 (15.65%) React

FMCG
Co-occurring IT Skills with a WFH Option 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 66 (22.45%) Elasticsearch
2 22 (7.48%) Apache Airflow
2 22 (7.48%) Jupyter
3 9 (3.06%) SharePoint
4 7 (2.38%) JBoss
5 5 (1.70%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (1.02%) Apache Solr
6 3 (1.02%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
7 2 (0.68%) CMS
8 1 (0.34%) Drupal
Applications
1 16 (5.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (3.74%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (2.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (2.04%) MS Visio
5 5 (1.70%) UXPin
6 3 (1.02%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.68%) InVision
7 2 (0.68%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 5 (1.70%) SAP MDG
2 3 (1.02%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (1.02%) NetSuite
2 3 (1.02%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (1.02%) SAP CO
2 3 (1.02%) SAP FI
2 3 (1.02%) SAP FI/CO
2 3 (1.02%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.68%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.34%) JDE OneWorld
4 1 (0.34%) SAP GRC
4 1 (0.34%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.34%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 66 (22.45%) GitHub
1 66 (22.45%) GitHub Actions
1 66 (22.45%) Pulumi
2 44 (14.97%) DigitalOcean
3 39 (13.27%) Azure
4 18 (6.12%) Power Platform
5 17 (5.78%) AWS
6 9 (3.06%) Microsoft 365
7 7 (2.38%) Figma
8 6 (2.04%) Azure Data Factory
9 5 (1.70%) IaaS
9 5 (1.70%) Snowflake
10 4 (1.36%) PaaS
11 3 (1.02%) GCP
12 2 (0.68%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.68%) Miro
13 1 (0.34%) Azure Functions
13 1 (0.34%) Azure Logic Apps
13 1 (0.34%) PowerApps
13 1 (0.34%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.06%) Firewall
2 3 (1.02%) Network Security
3 1 (0.34%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (22.45%) PostgreSQL
1 66 (22.45%) Redis
2 46 (15.65%) SQL Server
3 36 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
4 26 (8.84%) MySQL
4 26 (8.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (6.12%) Power BI
6 11 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (3.40%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.72%) SQL Anywhere
9 6 (2.04%) Tableau
10 3 (1.02%) Big Data
10 3 (1.02%) Data Mining
10 3 (1.02%) GIS
11 2 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (0.68%) QlikView
11 2 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.34%) Data Lake
12 1 (0.34%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 45 (15.31%) Git (software)
2 44 (14.97%) webpack
3 24 (8.16%) Eclipse
3 24 (8.16%) Subversion
4 10 (3.40%) PowerBuilder
5 5 (1.70%) Balsamiq
6 4 (1.36%) Visual Studio
7 3 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.68%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.34%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.34%) JIRA
9 1 (0.34%) Postman
9 1 (0.34%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 146 (49.66%) Retail
2 81 (27.55%) Publishing
3 80 (27.21%) Automotive
4 66 (22.45%) Social Skills
5 51 (17.35%) Analytical Skills
6 42 (14.29%) Finance
7 35 (11.90%) Manufacturing
8 26 (8.84%) Marketing
9 6 (2.04%) Influencing Skills
9 6 (2.04%) Legal
9 6 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (1.36%) German Language
10 4 (1.36%) Organisational Skills
10 4 (1.36%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.34%) Back Office
11 1 (0.34%) Banking
11 1 (0.34%) Billing
11 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.34%) Law
11 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 82 (27.89%) Developer
2 70 (23.81%) Software Engineer
3 57 (19.39%) Analyst
4 28 (9.52%) .NET Developer
5 21 (7.14%) SQL Developer
6 20 (6.80%) Business Analyst
6 20 (6.80%) Java Developer
7 19 (6.46%) VB.NET Developer
8 18 (6.12%) Consultant
9 17 (5.78%) Analyst Developer
9 17 (5.78%) Senior Developer
10 15 (5.10%) Business Manager
11 14 (4.76%) IT Manager
12 13 (4.42%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 12 (4.08%) Java Analyst Developer
13 12 (4.08%) Project Manager
14 11 (3.74%) Azure Developer
14 11 (3.74%) E-Commerce Developer
14 11 (3.74%) Hybris Developer
14 11 (3.74%) Senior E-Commerce Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (22.45%) Apollo GraphQL
1 66 (22.45%) GraphQL
2 61 (20.75%) CSS
3 46 (15.65%) React
4 45 (15.31%) Node.js
5 37 (12.59%) .NET
6 27 (9.18%) Web Services
7 25 (8.50%) REST
8 24 (8.16%) Hibernate
8 24 (8.16%) JSON
8 24 (8.16%) Kafka
8 24 (8.16%) Spring
8 24 (8.16%) Spring Boot
8 24 (8.16%) Spring MVC
8 24 (8.16%) Swing
8 24 (8.16%) XML
9 23 (7.82%) WCF
10 22 (7.48%) NumPy
10 22 (7.48%) Pandas
11 18 (6.12%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 38 (12.93%) User Experience
2 24 (8.16%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (3.06%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.06%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (2.72%) Analytical Mindset
4 8 (2.72%) Fat Client
4 8 (2.72%) Thin Client
5 6 (2.04%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.04%) Data Structures
5 6 (2.04%) Virtual Team
6 5 (1.70%) iPhone
7 4 (1.36%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.68%) Animation
8 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.68%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.68%) Marketing Technology
8 2 (0.68%) Tandem
9 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Cloud
9 1 (0.34%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.06%) Windows
2 7 (2.38%) Linux
2 7 (2.38%) Unix
3 5 (1.70%) Windows 10
3 5 (1.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (31.97%) Logistics
2 90 (30.61%) Software Engineering
3 74 (25.17%) Data Engineering
4 67 (22.79%) CI/CD
5 59 (20.07%) Agile
6 55 (18.71%) Data Visualisation
6 55 (18.71%) Visualisation
7 51 (17.35%) MVC
8 48 (16.33%) Business Intelligence
9 45 (15.31%) Analytics
10 44 (14.97%) 3D Rendering
10 44 (14.97%) Full Stack Development
11 40 (13.61%) E-Commerce
12 36 (12.24%) ETL
13 35 (11.90%) Stakeholder Management
14 30 (10.20%) Wireframes
15 29 (9.86%) Problem-Solving
16 25 (8.50%) Customer Requirements
16 25 (8.50%) Integration Testing
17 24 (8.16%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (35.03%) SQL
2 67 (22.79%) TypeScript
3 30 (10.20%) Python
4 29 (9.86%) Java
5 27 (9.18%) VB.NET
6 25 (8.50%) C#
7 17 (5.78%) JavaScript
8 16 (5.44%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.38%) Bash
9 7 (2.38%) C++
9 7 (2.38%) PHP
9 7 (2.38%) R
10 5 (1.70%) C
11 3 (1.02%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 52 (17.69%) Degree
2 9 (3.06%) Master's Degree
3 8 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.02%) MBA
4 3 (1.02%) MCP
4 3 (1.02%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.34%) CCNA
5 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.34%) MCSE
5 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.34%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.34%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (8.84%) QA
2 4 (1.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (1.02%) GRC
4 1 (0.34%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.34%) Actionable Recommendations
4 1 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.34%) ITGC
4 1 (0.34%) PMO
4 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 73 (24.83%) Docker
2 6 (2.04%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 66 (22.45%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 44 (14.97%) Netlify
2 23 (7.82%) Microsoft
3 16 (5.44%) SAP
4 13 (4.42%) Oracle
5 12 (4.08%) hybris
6 10 (3.40%) Sybase
7 7 (2.38%) Cadence
8 6 (2.04%) JD Edwards
9 5 (1.70%) Apple
9 5 (1.70%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (1.02%) Alteryx
10 3 (1.02%) Dataiku
10 3 (1.02%) SnapLogic
10 3 (1.02%) Talend
11 2 (0.68%) Adobe
11 2 (0.68%) MicroStrategy
12 1 (0.34%) Cisco
12 1 (0.34%) Cognos
12 1 (0.34%) Dell
12 1 (0.34%) Google