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 29 January 2015 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 620 624 498
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -126
Permanent jobs citing Sage 251 260 436
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.25% 0.39%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 0.52% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 222 221 365
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,100 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +14.61%

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
49752 49605 52244
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.78% 47.57% 47.30%
Number of salaries quoted 41004 39386 43651
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,675 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.68% -

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 29 January 2015 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 29 January 2015. 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 +6 238 £40,000 +6.66% 73
South East +11 66 £45,000 +8.43% 10
East of England -1 41 £40,000 +7.38% 3
London -32 27 £50,000 +25.00% 17
North West +3 25 £33,500 +36.73% 7
Hampshire -15 24 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Hertfordshire -20 22 £40,000 +6.66% 2
West Midlands -24 21 £40,000 +53.84% 10
South West -17 20 £22,500 -29.68%
Yorkshire -7 19 £32,000 -46.66% 14
East Midlands +13 16 £40,000 -33.33% 7
Manchester -2 14 £36,750 +53.12% 2
Surrey 0 13 £42,500 +88.88% 1
Essex -7 12 £30,000 -18.91% 1
Berkshire -12 12 £40,000 -33.33%
Buckinghamshire - 12 £28,750 - 3
Bristol +2 11 £22,500 -29.68%
Stevenage - 11 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire +8 10 £40,000 +166.66% 2
Cheshire +7 9 £30,000 +26.31% 4
Sheffield +1 8 £40,000 +166.66% 2
Portsmouth -16 8 £47,500 +18.75%
Staffordshire +12 6 £45,000 +136.84%
West Yorkshire -4 6 £32,000 +50.58% 9
Fareham - 6 £46,250 -
Hungerford - 6 £27,750 -
Bedfordshire +15 5 £45,000 +5.88%
Leeds +14 5 £32,000 +23.07% 6
Warrington +11 5 £30,000 +50.00% 2
Nottinghamshire +9 5 £28,000 -53.33% 2

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 216 (38.37%) ERP
2 178 (31.62%) Finance
3 174 (30.91%) Microsoft
4 167 (29.66%) SQL
5 159 (28.24%) CRM
6 140 (24.87%) SAP
7 138 (24.51%) SQL Server
8 130 (23.09%) Sage 200
9 115 (20.43%) MS Excel
10 105 (18.65%) Windows
11 96 (17.05%) Project Management
12 94 (16.70%) Dynamics NAV
13 92 (16.34%) Oracle
14 89 (15.81%) SharePoint
15 84 (14.92%) Dynamics CRM
16 82 (14.56%) .NET
17 74 (13.14%) HTML
18 67 (11.90%) Manufacturing
19 61 (10.83%) Advertising
19 61 (10.83%) C#
19 61 (10.83%) Pegasus
20 59 (10.48%) JavaScript
21 53 (9.41%) Dynamics AX
22 51 (9.06%) Salesforce.com
22 51 (9.06%) Active Directory
23 50 (8.88%) SAP Business One
24 49 (8.70%) MS Office
25 45 (7.99%) XML
26 44 (7.82%) Degree
27 43 (7.64%) Marketing

Sage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 89 (15.81%) SharePoint
2 34 (6.04%) MS Exchange
3 21 (3.73%) Umbraco
4 20 (3.55%) CMS
5 19 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
6 18 (3.20%) Exchange Server 2010
7 15 (2.66%) SharePoint Server
8 14 (2.49%) IIS
9 11 (1.95%) Drupal
10 9 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
10 9 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
11 8 (1.42%) nginx
12 7 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2013
13 6 (1.07%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 4 (0.71%) DNN
15 3 (0.53%) Apache
15 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2007
15 3 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2003
15 3 (0.53%) SugarCRM
16 2 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 115 (20.43%) MS Excel
2 49 (8.70%) MS Office
3 13 (2.31%) MS Visio
4 7 (1.24%) MS Project
4 7 (1.24%) Photoshop
4 7 (1.24%) Spreadsheet
5 6 (1.07%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 130 (23.09%) Sage 200
2 94 (16.70%) Dynamics NAV
3 84 (14.92%) Dynamics CRM
4 53 (9.41%) Dynamics AX
5 50 (8.88%) SAP Business One
6 42 (7.46%) Sage 50
7 41 (7.28%) Dynamics GP
8 30 (5.33%) Agresso
9 29 (5.15%) Line 500
10 28 (4.97%) Exchequer
11 27 (4.80%) Sage 1000
12 25 (4.44%) Magento
13 18 (3.20%) Pegasus Opera
14 15 (2.66%) Lawson
14 15 (2.66%) SalesLogix
15 10 (1.78%) GoldMine
16 7 (1.24%) Oracle Financials
17 6 (1.07%) SAP CRM
18 5 (0.89%) Oracle General Ledger
19 4 (0.71%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.20%) SaaS
2 10 (1.78%) Cloud Computing
2 10 (1.78%) Office 365
3 3 (0.53%) GitHub
4 2 (0.36%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 27 (4.80%) Internet
2 22 (3.91%) Firewall
3 19 (3.37%) VPN
4 18 (3.20%) VoIP
5 16 (2.84%) DNS
6 13 (2.31%) DHCP
6 13 (2.31%) TCP/IP
7 12 (2.13%) WAN
7 12 (2.13%) LAN
8 8 (1.42%) Wi-Fi
9 7 (1.24%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (0.89%) Wireless
11 4 (0.71%) Network Security
11 4 (0.71%) HTTP
12 3 (0.53%) Ethernet
13 2 (0.36%) Asterisk PBX
13 2 (0.36%) Reverse Proxy
13 2 (0.36%) Cisco PIX
13 2 (0.36%) OSPF
13 2 (0.36%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (24.51%) SQL Server
2 36 (6.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (4.97%) Crystal Reports
4 26 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (3.73%) MySQL
6 20 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (2.66%) MS Access
8 13 (2.31%) Data Warehouse
8 13 (2.31%) SQL Server 2012
9 11 (1.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.24%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (0.71%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 4 (0.71%) SSDT
11 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.53%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.53%) Big Data
13 2 (0.36%) SAP HANA
13 2 (0.36%) Relational Database
13 2 (0.36%) BusinessObjects XI
13 2 (0.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 39 (6.93%) Visual Studio
2 21 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.42%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (1.24%) NetAdvantage
4 7 (1.24%) LLBLGen Pro
5 4 (0.71%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.36%) JIRA
General
1 178 (31.62%) Finance
2 67 (11.90%) Manufacturing
3 61 (10.83%) Advertising
4 43 (7.64%) Marketing
5 35 (6.22%) Retail
6 13 (2.31%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.60%) Legal
8 7 (1.24%) Games
8 7 (1.24%) Back Office
8 7 (1.24%) General Ledger
9 6 (1.07%) Banking
9 6 (1.07%) French Language
10 4 (0.71%) Billing
11 3 (0.53%) German Language
11 3 (0.53%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.53%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.36%) Electronics
13 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 166 (29.48%) Consultant
2 87 (15.45%) Analyst
3 84 (14.92%) Developer
4 70 (12.43%) Sage Consultant
5 62 (11.01%) ERP Consultant
6 49 (8.70%) Support Analyst
7 47 (8.35%) Project Manager
8 42 (7.46%) Applications Support
9 32 (5.68%) Implementation Consultant
10 31 (5.51%) Support Consultant
11 23 (4.09%) .NET Developer
12 22 (3.91%) Senior Manager
13 21 (3.73%) Applications Support Analyst
14 20 (3.55%) Software Developer
15 18 (3.20%) IT Support
15 18 (3.20%) Business Analyst
16 17 (3.02%) Senior Developer
16 17 (3.02%) Systems Manager
16 17 (3.02%) Help Desk Support
17 16 (2.84%) ERP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (14.56%) .NET
2 74 (13.14%) HTML
3 45 (7.99%) XML
4 42 (7.46%) ASP.NET
5 31 (5.51%) HTML5
6 30 (5.33%) CSS
7 29 (5.15%) jQuery
8 20 (3.55%) WPF
9 19 (3.37%) .NET Framework
10 17 (3.02%) Web Services
11 16 (2.84%) CSS3
11 16 (2.84%) Ajax
12 14 (2.49%) Silverlight
13 12 (2.13%) WCF
14 10 (1.78%) COM
15 7 (1.24%) LINQ
15 7 (1.24%) WF
15 7 (1.24%) WinForms
16 6 (1.07%) Mason
16 6 (1.07%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.75%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.55%) Management Information System
3 17 (3.02%) User Experience
4 14 (2.49%) Computer Science
4 14 (2.49%) EPoS
5 11 (1.95%) Social Media
6 7 (1.24%) Mathematics
6 7 (1.24%) Graphic Design
6 7 (1.24%) Kindle
7 5 (0.89%) Data Integration
7 5 (0.89%) Tandem
7 5 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.71%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.53%) Thin Client
9 3 (0.53%) FMCG
9 3 (0.53%) Fat Client
9 3 (0.53%) Open Source
9 3 (0.53%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.36%) Performance Metrics
10 2 (0.36%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 105 (18.65%) Windows
2 30 (5.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (4.80%) Windows 7
4 25 (4.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (3.55%) Windows 8
6 16 (2.84%) Android
7 15 (2.66%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (2.31%) Linux
9 12 (2.13%) Windows XP
10 10 (1.78%) Apple iOS
11 6 (1.07%) UNIX
12 3 (0.53%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.53%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.36%) Windows Phone
13 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
13 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.36%) Debian
13 2 (0.36%) AIX
14 1 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (38.37%) ERP
2 159 (28.24%) CRM
3 96 (17.05%) Project Management
4 43 (7.64%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (7.46%) E-Commerce
5 42 (7.46%) ITIL
6 36 (6.39%) Business Analysis
7 35 (6.22%) PRINCE2
8 22 (3.91%) Content Management
8 22 (3.91%) Scrum
9 20 (3.55%) Web Development
10 19 (3.37%) Business Development
11 18 (3.20%) Time Management
11 18 (3.20%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (3.20%) MVC
12 17 (3.02%) Migration
13 16 (2.84%) Change Management
14 13 (2.31%) Data Migration
14 13 (2.31%) Data Protection
14 13 (2.31%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 167 (29.66%) SQL
2 61 (10.83%) C#
3 59 (10.48%) JavaScript
4 34 (6.04%) PHP
5 32 (5.68%) VB.NET
6 22 (3.91%) VB
6 22 (3.91%) T-SQL
7 16 (2.84%) VBA
8 9 (1.60%) PHP5
9 8 (1.42%) Shell Script
10 7 (1.24%) VB6
11 5 (0.89%) VBScript
11 5 (0.89%) Java
12 2 (0.36%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.18%) Python
13 1 (0.18%) VC++
13 1 (0.18%) C++
13 1 (0.18%) C
13 1 (0.18%) PHP4
13 1 (0.18%) X++
Qualifications
1 44 (7.82%) Degree
2 19 (3.37%) ACCA
2 19 (3.37%) CIMA
3 13 (2.31%) AAT
4 12 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.95%) PMI Certification
6 10 (1.78%) Security Cleared
6 10 (1.78%) PMP
7 9 (1.60%) MCP
8 7 (1.24%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.07%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.89%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.71%) SC Cleared
11 4 (0.71%) ISEB
11 4 (0.71%) A+ Certification
12 2 (0.36%) MCDST
12 2 (0.36%) MCITP
12 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.36%) CCENT
12 2 (0.36%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.20%) SLA
2 10 (1.78%) QA
3 7 (1.24%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.36%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 51 (9.06%) Active Directory
2 15 (2.66%) Hyper-V
3 10 (1.78%) Terminal Services
4 5 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.71%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.36%) vSphere
7 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 4 (0.71%) Backup Exec
1 4 (0.71%) SCCM
1 4 (0.71%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (0.18%) MAILsweeper
2 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.18%) SCOM
2 1 (0.18%) SCVMM
2 1 (0.18%) WSUS
2 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 174 (30.91%) Microsoft
2 140 (24.87%) SAP
3 92 (16.34%) Oracle
4 61 (10.83%) Pegasus
5 51 (9.06%) Salesforce.com
6 42 (7.46%) JD Edwards
7 33 (5.86%) Epicor
8 25 (4.44%) Infor
9 22 (3.91%) NetSuite
10 18 (3.20%) Cisco
10 18 (3.20%) HP
11 17 (3.02%) PeopleSoft
12 16 (2.84%) SonicWALL
12 16 (2.84%) VMware
13 14 (2.49%) Dell
14 12 (2.13%) CODA
14 12 (2.13%) Baan
15 11 (1.95%) Citrix
15 11 (1.95%) Cognos
16 9 (1.60%) Primavera
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Genium Selection Limited
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum +bonus + bens
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Erin Associates
Salary: £29000 - £30000 per annum + Car & Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Sage Pay
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds
The SmartList
Salary: Basic of £18K to £25K with an attractive commission structure and pote
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Certes Computing Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £26000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
TheThirdSectorList
Salary: pro rata
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £14000 - £18000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, Yorkshire
The SmartList
Salary: Basic of £18K to £25K with an attractive commission structure and pote
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Profit share
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + pension, private HC
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + depending on experience + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago