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 1 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 582 586 531
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -55
Permanent jobs citing Sage 346 298 395
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.63% 0.58% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 309 266 376
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
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
54917 51607 57078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.31% 47.91% 48.75%
Number of salaries quoted 43571 42253 47855
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 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 1 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 +14 322 £37,500 +7.14% 78
South East +31 94 £40,000 +0.62% 12
London -9 53 £50,250 +25.62% 19
North West +1 40 £33,000 -17.50% 11
East of England -25 35 £40,000 +22.13% 4
South West -22 28 £35,000 - 4
Hampshire +9 25 £55,000 +57.14% 3
Yorkshire -25 25 £30,000 - 14
City of London +19 24 £46,500 +14.11% 5
West Midlands +6 24 £29,500 -9.23% 2
Essex +26 22 £40,000 -11.11%
Berkshire -5 22 £40,000 -14.89% 1
Fareham +9 20 £55,000 +57.14% 1
West Yorkshire -31 16 £29,000 -3.33% 7
Manchester -20 15 £32,500 -20.73% 4
Oxfordshire +7 14 £50,750 +28.48% 2
Bristol -5 13 £42,500 +70.00% 1
North East +1 12 £33,000 -17.50% 4
Buckinghamshire -4 12 £31,000 +3.33%
East Midlands -21 12 £26,000 -20.00% 7
Leeds -26 12 £29,000 -3.33% 5
Birmingham +13 11 £24,000 +6.66% 1
Oxford +6 11 £62,500 +48.80%
Scotland -8 11 £34,500 +15.00% 4
Reading -3 9 £40,000 +33.33% 1
South Yorkshire -7 9 £30,000 - 5
Cheshire -8 9 £40,000 +17.64% 4
Hertfordshire -9 9 £34,500 +30.18% 2
Hungerford - 9 £37,500 -
South Wales +12 8 £30,000 -3.11%

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 258 (33.29%) Finance
2 252 (32.52%) CRM
2 252 (32.52%) ERP
3 221 (28.52%) Microsoft
4 219 (28.26%) SAP
5 207 (26.71%) SQL
6 199 (25.68%) SQL Server
7 186 (24.00%) MS Excel
8 181 (23.35%) Sage 200
9 152 (19.61%) Dynamics NAV
10 151 (19.48%) Windows
11 135 (17.42%) HTML
12 122 (15.74%) Project Management
13 119 (15.35%) SharePoint
14 118 (15.23%) Salesforce.com
15 116 (14.97%) .NET
16 114 (14.71%) Oracle
17 110 (14.19%) Dynamics CRM
18 101 (13.03%) Pegasus
19 91 (11.74%) Dynamics AX
19 91 (11.74%) Dynamics GP
20 88 (11.35%) Active Directory
21 81 (10.45%) MS Exchange
22 80 (10.32%) PRINCE2
23 78 (10.06%) JavaScript
24 77 (9.94%) E-Commerce
25 73 (9.42%) C#
25 73 (9.42%) MS Office
26 71 (9.16%) SAP Business One
27 68 (8.77%) Advertising

Sage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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
1 119 (15.35%) SharePoint
2 81 (10.45%) MS Exchange
3 46 (5.94%) Umbraco
4 39 (5.03%) Drupal
5 35 (4.52%) Exchange Server 2010
6 30 (3.87%) CMS
7 29 (3.74%) SharePoint 2010
8 22 (2.84%) IIS
9 20 (2.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 15 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
11 12 (1.55%) Tomcat
11 12 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
12 11 (1.42%) SharePoint 2013
13 9 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (1.03%) nginx
14 8 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
14 8 (1.03%) SugarCRM
14 8 (1.03%) Apache
15 6 (0.77%) Lync
16 4 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 186 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 73 (9.42%) MS Office
3 44 (5.68%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.77%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.39%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.26%) MS Project
7 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 181 (23.35%) Sage 200
2 152 (19.61%) Dynamics NAV
3 110 (14.19%) Dynamics CRM
4 91 (11.74%) Dynamics AX
4 91 (11.74%) Dynamics GP
5 71 (9.16%) SAP Business One
6 67 (8.65%) Exchequer
7 54 (6.97%) Sage 50
8 52 (6.71%) Sage 1000
9 51 (6.58%) Agresso
10 48 (6.19%) Line 500
11 32 (4.13%) Lawson
12 26 (3.35%) Pegasus Opera
13 22 (2.84%) SalesLogix
14 21 (2.71%) GoldMine
15 17 (2.19%) Movex
16 14 (1.81%) Line 50
17 13 (1.68%) Oracle Financials
18 12 (1.55%) Magento
19 11 (1.42%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.97%) SaaS
2 7 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.77%) Office 365
4 4 (0.52%) 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 59 (7.61%) Internet
2 42 (5.42%) DNS
3 35 (4.52%) DHCP
4 31 (4.00%) Firewall
5 30 (3.87%) VPN
6 20 (2.58%) TCP/IP
6 20 (2.58%) WAN
6 20 (2.58%) Cisco IOS
7 17 (2.19%) SAN
7 17 (2.19%) LAN
8 14 (1.81%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (1.42%) VoIP
10 8 (1.03%) Broadband
10 8 (1.03%) Intranet
11 7 (0.90%) Wireless
12 6 (0.77%) VLAN
13 5 (0.65%) IPsec
13 5 (0.65%) SSL
14 4 (0.52%) MPLS
14 4 (0.52%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (25.68%) SQL Server
2 57 (7.35%) Crystal Reports
3 45 (5.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 35 (4.52%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (3.10%) MySQL
7 21 (2.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
9 11 (1.42%) MS Access
10 10 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 9 (1.16%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (1.16%) Oracle Database
12 8 (1.03%) MongoDB
12 8 (1.03%) Data Mining
12 8 (1.03%) OLAP
12 8 (1.03%) Informix
13 7 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
13 7 (0.90%) QlikView
13 7 (0.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 35 (4.52%) Visual Studio
2 15 (1.94%) Git (software)
3 10 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
5 2 (0.26%) LLBLGen Pro
5 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.26%) NetAdvantage
5 2 (0.26%) JIRA
6 1 (0.13%) Selenium
6 1 (0.13%) Subversion
6 1 (0.13%) Maven
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.13%) Ant
6 1 (0.13%) JUnit
6 1 (0.13%) DbUnit
General
1 258 (33.29%) Finance
2 68 (8.77%) Advertising
3 67 (8.65%) Marketing
4 63 (8.13%) Manufacturing
5 37 (4.77%) Retail
6 19 (2.45%) Banking
7 18 (2.32%) Telecoms
8 16 (2.06%) Back Office
9 13 (1.68%) Legal
10 12 (1.55%) Billing
10 12 (1.55%) General Ledger
11 10 (1.29%) Games
12 7 (0.90%) Law
13 3 (0.39%) Electronics
13 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.39%) French Language
Job Titles
1 174 (22.45%) Consultant
2 129 (16.65%) Analyst
3 111 (14.32%) Developer
4 63 (8.13%) Support Analyst
5 59 (7.61%) Project Manager
6 57 (7.35%) Sage Consultant
7 55 (7.10%) Applications Support
8 41 (5.29%) ERP Consultant
9 33 (4.26%) Software Consultant
9 33 (4.26%) Support Consultant
10 29 (3.74%) CRM Consultant
11 28 (3.61%) ERP Manager
12 27 (3.48%) Applications Consultant
13 26 (3.35%) Support Engineer
13 26 (3.35%) Business Analyst
14 25 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
14 25 (3.23%) IT Support
15 22 (2.84%) Software Developer
15 22 (2.84%) Systems Analyst
16 21 (2.71%) ERP Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (17.42%) HTML
2 116 (14.97%) .NET
3 66 (8.52%) HTML5
4 44 (5.68%) XML
5 41 (5.29%) jQuery
6 40 (5.16%) ASP.NET
7 39 (5.03%) CSS
8 22 (2.84%) Web Services
8 22 (2.84%) .NET Framework
9 16 (2.06%) CSS3
10 14 (1.81%) Ajax
11 12 (1.55%) XHTML
11 12 (1.55%) COM
12 11 (1.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (1.16%) REST
13 9 (1.16%) ADO.NET
13 9 (1.16%) JSON
13 9 (1.16%) WCF
13 9 (1.16%) WPF
14 8 (1.03%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 40 (5.16%) Social Media
2 29 (3.74%) Kindle
3 21 (2.71%) Blackberry
4 18 (2.32%) Management Information System
5 15 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
6 13 (1.68%) iPhone
6 13 (1.68%) Computer Science
7 10 (1.29%) iPad
8 8 (1.03%) Data Conversion
8 8 (1.03%) FMCG
9 6 (0.77%) Fat Client
9 6 (0.77%) Replication
9 6 (0.77%) Thin Client
10 5 (0.65%) CMDB
11 3 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
11 3 (0.39%) Mashup
11 3 (0.39%) EPoS
11 3 (0.39%) AS400
11 3 (0.39%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.26%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 151 (19.48%) Windows
2 60 (7.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (6.71%) Android
4 49 (6.32%) Windows Server 2003
5 46 (5.94%) Windows XP
6 41 (5.29%) Windows 7
6 41 (5.29%) Apple iOS
7 33 (4.26%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (2.84%) Windows 8
9 21 (2.71%) Linux
10 15 (1.94%) Windows Vista
11 10 (1.29%) Windows Phone
12 9 (1.16%) UNIX
13 4 (0.52%) AIX
13 4 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.39%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.26%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
16 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
16 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (32.52%) CRM
1 252 (32.52%) ERP
2 122 (15.74%) Project Management
3 80 (10.32%) PRINCE2
4 77 (9.94%) E-Commerce
5 59 (7.61%) ITIL
5 59 (7.61%) Scrum
6 55 (7.10%) Waterfall
7 54 (6.97%) Business Intelligence
8 43 (5.55%) Content Management
9 38 (4.90%) Social Media Marketing
10 36 (4.65%) Business Analysis
11 28 (3.61%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (3.23%) Business Development
12 25 (3.23%) Change Management
13 24 (3.10%) MVC
14 23 (2.97%) Time Management
15 17 (2.19%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (2.19%) Service Delivery
16 15 (1.94%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 207 (26.71%) SQL
2 78 (10.06%) JavaScript
3 73 (9.42%) C#
4 44 (5.68%) VB.NET
5 38 (4.90%) PHP
6 32 (4.13%) T-SQL
7 24 (3.10%) Java
8 21 (2.71%) Shell Script
9 17 (2.19%) VB
10 16 (2.06%) VBA
11 14 (1.81%) C
12 13 (1.68%) PHP5
12 13 (1.68%) PHP4
13 12 (1.55%) Apex Code
14 8 (1.03%) C++
14 8 (1.03%) Python
15 6 (0.77%) Uniface
15 6 (0.77%) VBScript
16 3 (0.39%) FoxPro (VFP)
17 2 (0.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 51 (6.58%) Degree
2 39 (5.03%) CIMA
3 37 (4.77%) ACCA
4 18 (2.32%) AAT
5 15 (1.94%) MCP
6 12 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (1.55%) PMI Certification
7 11 (1.42%) Security Cleared
7 11 (1.42%) PMP
8 7 (0.90%) MCSE
9 5 (0.65%) ISEB
10 4 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.52%) HND
10 4 (0.52%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (0.52%) SC Cleared
10 4 (0.52%) MCITP
11 3 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.26%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.26%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.74%) ISO 9001
2 22 (2.84%) SLA
3 16 (2.06%) QA
4 8 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.13%) GMP
5 1 (0.13%) GLP
System Software
1 88 (11.35%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (3.10%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.77%) Terminal Server
5 4 (0.52%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.52%) vSphere
6 2 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
6 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (0.26%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.13%) SpamAssassin
7 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.13%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.13%) Xen
7 1 (0.13%) Postfix
7 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 16 (2.06%) SCCM
2 13 (1.68%) SCOM
3 11 (1.42%) SCVMM
4 7 (0.90%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.26%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.13%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.13%) OpenSSO
6 1 (0.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.13%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 221 (28.52%) Microsoft
2 219 (28.26%) SAP
3 118 (15.23%) Salesforce.com
4 114 (14.71%) Oracle
5 101 (13.03%) Pegasus
6 55 (7.10%) Epicor
7 44 (5.68%) JD Edwards
8 43 (5.55%) Cisco
9 41 (5.29%) Citrix
10 39 (5.03%) CODA
11 38 (4.90%) VMware
12 29 (3.74%) NetSuite
13 26 (3.35%) Infor
13 26 (3.35%) Sun
14 25 (3.23%) PeopleSoft
15 19 (2.45%) Siebel
16 18 (2.32%) Baan
17 16 (2.06%) Avaya
17 16 (2.06%) HP
18 15 (1.94%) Symantec
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Darlington, County Durham
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £16000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Nottinghamshire
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
South Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £28000 per annum + be- training, progression, pens
Posted: Yesterday
Haywards Heath, West Sussex
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Midlands
Charlotte James Associates
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + car+bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
UK
Charlotte James Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + £100K OTE/Car/Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Remit Resources
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Remit Resources
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Remit Resources
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Integrity IT Solutions
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 30,000 to 40,000 plus car
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Montash
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus&Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago