The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sage Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 617 617 547
Rank change year-on-year
0 -70
Permanent jobs citing Sage 308 265 416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.25% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.52% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 271 241 392
Average salary £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
54314 51038 56791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.68% 47.71% 48.53%
Number of salaries quoted 43093 41789 47400
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sage within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Sage
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sage within the UK.

Sage Salary Trend in the UK

Sage
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sage over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 within the UK.

Sage Salary Histogram in the UK

Sage
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the UK over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -9 290 £37,500 +7.14% 89
London +16 68 £50,500 +26.25% 22
South East -10 68 £35,250 -11.87% 16
North West +5 40 £32,500 -13.33% 8
East of England -38 26 £37,500 +15.38% 15
South West -17 22 £40,000 +14.28% 5
City of London +33 21 £52,750 +17.22% 6
Yorkshire -31 21 £30,000 - 3
East Midlands -8 19 £31,250 +4.16% 8
West Yorkshire -29 17 £30,000 +10.09% 1
Hampshire -10 16 £55,000 +40.12% 1
Essex +14 15 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Manchester +5 15 £32,500 -23.52% 3
Berkshire -13 15 £40,000 -14.89% 6
West Midlands -16 14 £35,000 - 4
Bristol 0 13 £42,500 +36.00% 4
Fareham +6 12 £55,000 +175.00%
Leeds -22 11 £30,000 +15.38%
North East 0 10 £35,000 -17.64% 7
Oxfordshire -4 9 £40,000 +6.66% 1
South Wales +23 8 £30,000 -14.80%
Wales +2 8 £30,000 +9.09%
Cheshire -6 8 £40,000 +17.64% 2
Nottinghamshire +7 7 £35,000 +16.66% 3
Surrey +1 7 £30,000 -
Birmingham -8 7 £39,500 +75.55% 1
Buckinghamshire +12 6 £29,000 -17.14% 2
Hungerford +7 6 £32,250 -24.11% 1
Lancashire +3 6 £40,000 +122.22%
Tyne and Wear 0 6 - - 2

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Sage also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sage.

1 250 (32.85%) ERP
2 246 (32.33%) Finance
3 237 (31.14%) CRM
4 222 (29.17%) Microsoft
5 215 (28.25%) SAP
6 199 (26.15%) SQL
7 196 (25.76%) SQL Server
8 188 (24.70%) MS Excel
9 166 (21.81%) Sage 200
10 138 (18.13%) Dynamics NAV
11 137 (18.00%) Windows
12 133 (17.48%) HTML
13 123 (16.16%) SharePoint
13 123 (16.16%) Project Management
14 115 (15.11%) Oracle
14 115 (15.11%) Dynamics CRM
15 114 (14.98%) .NET
16 105 (13.80%) Salesforce.com
17 95 (12.48%) Pegasus
18 88 (11.56%) Active Directory
18 88 (11.56%) Dynamics AX
19 82 (10.78%) Dynamics GP
20 81 (10.64%) MS Exchange
21 80 (10.51%) JavaScript
22 79 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
23 75 (9.86%) MS Office
23 75 (9.86%) PRINCE2
24 73 (9.59%) C#
24 73 (9.59%) E-Commerce
25 71 (9.33%) SAP Business One

Sage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Sage also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sage. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 123 (16.16%) SharePoint
2 81 (10.64%) MS Exchange
3 47 (6.18%) Umbraco
4 36 (4.73%) Drupal
5 34 (4.47%) Exchange Server 2010
6 30 (3.94%) CMS
7 27 (3.55%) SharePoint 2010
8 21 (2.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 21 (2.76%) IIS
9 15 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
9 15 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
10 12 (1.58%) Exchange Server 2003
11 10 (1.31%) Exchange Server 2013
12 9 (1.18%) nginx
12 9 (1.18%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (1.05%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.92%) SugarCRM
14 7 (0.92%) Apache
15 4 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
15 4 (0.53%) WebSphere
Applications
1 188 (24.70%) MS Excel
2 75 (9.86%) MS Office
3 41 (5.39%) MS Visio
4 9 (1.18%) Photoshop
5 8 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.53%) MS Project
7 3 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.39%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 166 (21.81%) Sage 200
2 138 (18.13%) Dynamics NAV
3 115 (15.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 88 (11.56%) Dynamics AX
5 82 (10.78%) Dynamics GP
6 71 (9.33%) SAP Business One
7 59 (7.75%) Exchequer
8 54 (7.10%) Agresso
9 50 (6.57%) Sage 1000
9 50 (6.57%) Sage 50
10 48 (6.31%) Line 500
11 28 (3.68%) Lawson
12 21 (2.76%) GoldMine
13 18 (2.37%) SalesLogix
13 18 (2.37%) Pegasus Opera
14 16 (2.10%) Magento
15 15 (1.97%) Movex
16 13 (1.71%) Line 50
17 12 (1.58%) Oracle Financials
18 11 (1.45%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.15%) SaaS
2 10 (1.31%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (0.92%) Office 365
4 3 (0.39%) Force.com
5 2 (0.26%) Taleo
5 2 (0.26%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 55 (7.23%) Internet
2 35 (4.60%) DNS
3 28 (3.68%) DHCP
4 27 (3.55%) VPN
4 27 (3.55%) Firewall
5 21 (2.76%) Cisco IOS
6 18 (2.37%) TCP/IP
7 16 (2.10%) Wi-Fi
8 15 (1.97%) WAN
9 13 (1.71%) VoIP
10 12 (1.58%) LAN
11 11 (1.45%) SAN
12 8 (1.05%) Broadband
13 6 (0.79%) VLAN
14 5 (0.66%) Intranet
15 4 (0.53%) IPsec
15 4 (0.53%) PPTP
15 4 (0.53%) SSL
16 3 (0.39%) HTTP
16 3 (0.39%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 196 (25.76%) SQL Server
2 53 (6.96%) Crystal Reports
3 39 (5.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (3.15%) Data Warehouse
6 22 (2.89%) MySQL
7 20 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (2.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 14 (1.84%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (1.31%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (1.31%) MS Access
11 8 (1.05%) OLAP
11 8 (1.05%) Informix
11 8 (1.05%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.92%) QlikView
12 7 (0.92%) Data Mining
12 7 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (0.79%) BusinessObjects
13 6 (0.79%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (0.79%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 36 (4.73%) Visual Studio
2 14 (1.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (1.45%) Git (software)
4 7 (0.92%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (0.39%) LLBLGen Pro
5 3 (0.39%) NetAdvantage
6 2 (0.26%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.13%) JIRA
General
1 246 (32.33%) Finance
2 67 (8.80%) Marketing
3 65 (8.54%) Advertising
4 62 (8.15%) Manufacturing
5 42 (5.52%) Retail
6 19 (2.50%) Telecoms
7 18 (2.37%) Banking
8 16 (2.10%) Back Office
8 16 (2.10%) Legal
9 12 (1.58%) General Ledger
10 10 (1.31%) Games
11 9 (1.18%) Billing
12 7 (0.92%) Law
13 3 (0.39%) Electronics
13 3 (0.39%) French Language
14 1 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 161 (21.16%) Consultant
2 138 (18.13%) Analyst
3 110 (14.45%) Developer
4 66 (8.67%) Support Analyst
5 58 (7.62%) Project Manager
6 55 (7.23%) Applications Support
7 53 (6.96%) Sage Consultant
8 41 (5.39%) ERP Consultant
9 33 (4.34%) Support Consultant
10 30 (3.94%) Business Analyst
11 28 (3.68%) ERP Manager
12 26 (3.42%) Applications Consultant
13 25 (3.29%) Software Consultant
14 24 (3.15%) IT Support
14 24 (3.15%) Software Developer
15 21 (2.76%) Systems Analyst
15 21 (2.76%) Business Consultant
16 20 (2.63%) .NET Developer
16 20 (2.63%) Support Engineer
16 20 (2.63%) ERP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (17.48%) HTML
2 114 (14.98%) .NET
3 69 (9.07%) HTML5
4 44 (5.78%) XML
5 43 (5.65%) CSS
6 42 (5.52%) jQuery
7 38 (4.99%) ASP.NET
8 25 (3.29%) .NET Framework
9 23 (3.02%) Web Services
10 22 (2.89%) CSS3
11 19 (2.50%) Ajax
12 13 (1.71%) WPF
12 13 (1.71%) XHTML
13 12 (1.58%) COM
14 11 (1.45%) WCF
15 10 (1.31%) ADO.NET
15 10 (1.31%) ASP.NET MVC
16 7 (0.92%) JSON
17 6 (0.79%) LAMP
17 6 (0.79%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 61 (8.02%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (4.86%) Social Media
3 25 (3.29%) Kindle
4 20 (2.63%) Blackberry
5 18 (2.37%) Management Information System
6 15 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (1.71%) iPhone
8 11 (1.45%) User Experience
9 10 (1.31%) iPad
9 10 (1.31%) Computer Science
10 8 (1.05%) Data Conversion
10 8 (1.05%) FMCG
11 5 (0.66%) CMDB
11 5 (0.66%) Fat Client
11 5 (0.66%) Thin Client
12 3 (0.39%) EPoS
12 3 (0.39%) AS400
12 3 (0.39%) Replication
12 3 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.39%) Mashup
Operating Systems
1 137 (18.00%) Windows
2 53 (6.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 49 (6.44%) Android
4 43 (5.65%) Windows 7
5 40 (5.26%) Windows Server 2003
6 39 (5.12%) Windows XP
7 37 (4.86%) Apple iOS
8 30 (3.94%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (3.42%) Windows 8
10 17 (2.23%) Linux
11 13 (1.71%) Windows Vista
12 10 (1.31%) Windows Phone
13 7 (0.92%) UNIX
14 4 (0.53%) AIX
14 4 (0.53%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
16 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 250 (32.85%) ERP
2 237 (31.14%) CRM
3 123 (16.16%) Project Management
4 79 (10.38%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (9.86%) PRINCE2
6 73 (9.59%) E-Commerce
7 54 (7.10%) ITIL
8 51 (6.70%) Scrum
9 48 (6.31%) Waterfall
10 47 (6.18%) Business Intelligence
11 41 (5.39%) Business Analysis
12 39 (5.12%) Content Management
13 35 (4.60%) Social Media Marketing
14 28 (3.68%) Time Management
15 27 (3.55%) Mentoring
16 25 (3.29%) Business Development
16 25 (3.29%) MVC
17 21 (2.76%) Change Management
18 16 (2.10%) Service Delivery
18 16 (2.10%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 199 (26.15%) SQL
2 80 (10.51%) JavaScript
3 73 (9.59%) C#
4 41 (5.39%) PHP
5 40 (5.26%) VB.NET
6 30 (3.94%) T-SQL
7 22 (2.89%) Shell Script
8 15 (1.97%) VB
8 15 (1.97%) Java
9 14 (1.84%) VBA
10 12 (1.58%) PHP5
11 11 (1.45%) PHP4
11 11 (1.45%) C
12 10 (1.31%) Apex Code
13 6 (0.79%) C++
13 6 (0.79%) Python
13 6 (0.79%) Uniface
14 4 (0.53%) VBScript
15 3 (0.39%) VB6
15 3 (0.39%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 42 (5.52%) Degree
2 38 (4.99%) CIMA
3 36 (4.73%) ACCA
4 22 (2.89%) AAT
5 13 (1.71%) PMP
5 13 (1.71%) PMI Certification
6 11 (1.45%) MCP
6 11 (1.45%) Security Cleared
7 10 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (0.92%) ISEB
9 6 (0.79%) MCSE
10 4 (0.53%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.53%) HND
10 4 (0.53%) MCITP
10 4 (0.53%) SC Cleared
11 3 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.39%) A+ Certification
11 3 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.26%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (3.29%) ISO 9001
2 23 (3.02%) SLA
3 21 (2.76%) QA
4 6 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) GMP
5 1 (0.13%) GLP
System Software
1 88 (11.56%) Active Directory
2 23 (3.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.79%) vSphere
4 6 (0.79%) Terminal Server
5 4 (0.53%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.39%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.26%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 14 (1.84%) SCCM
2 10 (1.31%) SCOM
3 8 (1.05%) SCVMM
4 5 (0.66%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.26%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.13%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.13%) OpenSSO
6 1 (0.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.13%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 222 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 215 (28.25%) SAP
3 115 (15.11%) Oracle
4 105 (13.80%) Salesforce.com
5 95 (12.48%) Pegasus
6 56 (7.36%) Epicor
7 44 (5.78%) JD Edwards
8 39 (5.12%) Cisco
9 36 (4.73%) Citrix
10 33 (4.34%) CODA
10 33 (4.34%) NetSuite
11 32 (4.20%) VMware
12 30 (3.94%) Infor
13 25 (3.29%) PeopleSoft
14 24 (3.15%) Sun
15 21 (2.76%) HP
16 17 (2.23%) Baan
17 16 (2.10%) Symantec
17 16 (2.10%) Siebel
18 13 (1.71%) Google
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
Derby, Derbyshire
Evosearch Limited
Salary: £15k - 20k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £26,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allow + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
King's Lynn, Norfolk
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £38k plus benefits inc bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Norfolk
Eclipse I.T. Recruitment
Salary: £ Excellent + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
King's Lynn, Norfolk
Eclipse IT Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
North East
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Banbury, Oxfordshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £33000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East Sussex
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + + OTE
Posted: 4 days ago
East Midlands
Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum Car Allowance + Bonus + Benefits e
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
Recital Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
Code Red Associates
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
QUANTICA
Salary: £50000 - £72000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago