The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 554 594 556
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -38
Permanent jobs citing Sage 378 303 379
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.32% 0.28% 0.32%
As % of the Vendors category 0.68% 0.58% 0.67%
Number of salaries quoted 334 260 357
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- -6.66%
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55332 52343 56948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.22% 48.11% 48.29%
Number of salaries quoted 44428 42815 48036
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,088
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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +29 354 £37,500 - 75
South East +22 103 £40,000 - 22
North West +25 51 £32,500 -18.75% 8
London -35 47 £45,000 +8.43% 14
Hampshire +28 38 £46,250 +15.62% 4
East of England -6 38 £37,500 +7.14% 6
West Midlands +9 34 £27,500 -12.69% 4
South West -16 34 £37,500 +7.14% 7
Berkshire +7 28 £40,000 -14.89% 4
Manchester +10 27 £25,000 -37.50% 4
Fareham +8 25 £50,000 +42.85% 2
Yorkshire -25 25 £30,000 -14.28% 1
Essex +13 20 £40,000 -11.11% 3
City of London -1 20 £55,250 +22.77% 4
West Yorkshire -21 18 £30,000 +25.00%
Scotland +4 17 £32,500 +13.04% 5
North East +14 13 £27,250 -27.33% 10
Bristol -4 12 £42,500 +70.00% 4
Hertfordshire -12 12 £33,500 +26.41%
Birmingham +6 11 £24,000 -20.00%
Oxfordshire +2 11 £51,500 +38.25% 6
Reading +4 10 £48,750 +50.00% 1
Cheshire +3 10 £42,500 +41.66% 1
East Midlands -29 10 £22,500 -33.82% 3
Leeds -31 10 £30,000 +1.69%
Hungerford - 10 £33,750 - 2
Oxford +11 9 £62,500 +48.80% 2
Dorset +2 9 £40,000 +13.47% 1
Gloucestershire - 9 £15,375 - 1
Tyne and Wear +9 8 £32,500 -13.33% 10

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 247 (34.12%) CRM
2 241 (33.29%) Finance
3 225 (31.08%) ERP
4 222 (30.66%) Microsoft
5 192 (26.52%) SAP
6 191 (26.38%) SQL
7 182 (25.14%) SQL Server
8 169 (23.34%) MS Excel
9 165 (22.79%) Sage 200
10 158 (21.82%) Windows
11 141 (19.48%) Dynamics NAV
12 133 (18.37%) HTML
13 123 (16.99%) Salesforce.com
14 115 (15.88%) Project Management
15 109 (15.06%) .NET
16 104 (14.36%) Dynamics CRM
17 103 (14.23%) Oracle
18 99 (13.67%) SharePoint
19 91 (12.57%) Pegasus
20 83 (11.46%) MS Exchange
21 82 (11.33%) Active Directory
21 82 (11.33%) Dynamics GP
22 81 (11.19%) Dynamics AX
23 79 (10.91%) PRINCE2
24 77 (10.64%) E-Commerce
25 73 (10.08%) JavaScript
26 71 (9.81%) MS Office
27 68 (9.39%) C#
27 68 (9.39%) Marketing
28 65 (8.98%) Windows Server 2008

Sage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 99 (13.67%) SharePoint
2 83 (11.46%) MS Exchange
3 41 (5.66%) Umbraco
4 37 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (4.97%) Drupal
6 23 (3.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 21 (2.90%) SharePoint 2010
8 18 (2.49%) CMS
8 18 (2.49%) IIS
9 17 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
10 15 (2.07%) SugarCRM
11 14 (1.93%) Tomcat
11 14 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (1.24%) Apache
13 8 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
13 8 (1.10%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (1.10%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (1.10%) nginx
14 6 (0.83%) Lync
15 4 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 169 (23.34%) MS Excel
2 71 (9.81%) MS Office
3 40 (5.52%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.69%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.41%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 165 (22.79%) Sage 200
2 141 (19.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 104 (14.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 82 (11.33%) Dynamics GP
5 81 (11.19%) Dynamics AX
6 60 (8.29%) Exchequer
7 59 (8.15%) SAP Business One
8 50 (6.91%) Sage 1000
9 44 (6.08%) Sage 50
10 41 (5.66%) Line 500
11 38 (5.25%) Agresso
12 30 (4.14%) Lawson
13 29 (4.01%) SalesLogix
14 23 (3.18%) Pegasus Opera
15 19 (2.62%) GoldMine
16 15 (2.07%) Line 50
17 14 (1.93%) Movex
18 11 (1.52%) Oracle Financials
19 10 (1.38%) Oracle General Ledger
20 8 (1.10%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.04%) SaaS
2 6 (0.83%) Office 365
3 5 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.55%) Force.com
5 2 (0.28%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.14%) Taleo
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 55 (7.60%) Internet
2 42 (5.80%) DNS
3 37 (5.11%) Firewall
4 36 (4.97%) DHCP
5 29 (4.01%) VPN
6 23 (3.18%) TCP/IP
7 20 (2.76%) WAN
7 20 (2.76%) Cisco IOS
8 19 (2.62%) LAN
9 17 (2.35%) SAN
10 10 (1.38%) Intranet
10 10 (1.38%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (1.10%) Wireless
11 8 (1.10%) VoIP
11 8 (1.10%) Broadband
12 7 (0.97%) VLAN
13 6 (0.83%) SSL
14 5 (0.69%) IPsec
15 4 (0.55%) Cisco ASA
15 4 (0.55%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (25.14%) SQL Server
2 54 (7.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 49 (6.77%) Crystal Reports
4 31 (4.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 29 (4.01%) MySQL
6 24 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (2.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (1.52%) Relational Database
9 10 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (1.38%) Oracle Database
10 8 (1.10%) Redis
10 8 (1.10%) Informix
10 8 (1.10%) OLAP
11 7 (0.97%) Data Mining
11 7 (0.97%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
11 7 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (0.97%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 23 (3.18%) Visual Studio
2 15 (2.07%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.83%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (0.69%) Oracle Forms
4 5 (0.69%) Subversion
4 5 (0.69%) JIRA
5 2 (0.28%) NetAdvantage
5 2 (0.28%) Ant
5 2 (0.28%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.28%) LLBLGen Pro
6 1 (0.14%) PhoneGap
6 1 (0.14%) DbUnit
6 1 (0.14%) JUnit
6 1 (0.14%) Selenium
6 1 (0.14%) Maven
General
1 241 (33.29%) Finance
2 68 (9.39%) Marketing
3 63 (8.70%) Manufacturing
4 59 (8.15%) Advertising
5 36 (4.97%) Retail
6 19 (2.62%) Banking
7 16 (2.21%) Telecoms
8 14 (1.93%) Legal
9 13 (1.80%) Back Office
10 11 (1.52%) Billing
11 10 (1.38%) General Ledger
12 6 (0.83%) Law
13 4 (0.55%) French Language
14 3 (0.41%) Games
14 3 (0.41%) Electronics
14 3 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.28%) German Language
15 2 (0.28%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 159 (21.96%) Consultant
2 121 (16.71%) Analyst
3 102 (14.09%) Developer
4 56 (7.73%) Support Analyst
5 51 (7.04%) Project Manager
6 48 (6.63%) Sage Consultant
7 47 (6.49%) Applications Support
8 38 (5.25%) ERP Consultant
9 32 (4.42%) Software Consultant
10 30 (4.14%) CRM Consultant
10 30 (4.14%) Support Engineer
11 26 (3.59%) Business Analyst
12 25 (3.45%) 2nd Line Support
13 24 (3.31%) Support Consultant
14 23 (3.18%) IT Support
15 22 (3.04%) Applications Consultant
16 21 (2.90%) IT Manager
16 21 (2.90%) ERP Manager
17 18 (2.49%) Systems Analyst
18 17 (2.35%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (18.37%) HTML
2 109 (15.06%) .NET
3 60 (8.29%) HTML5
4 43 (5.94%) XML
5 42 (5.80%) CSS
6 41 (5.66%) jQuery
7 40 (5.52%) ASP.NET
8 22 (3.04%) Web Services
9 20 (2.76%) .NET Framework
10 16 (2.21%) COM
11 13 (1.80%) Ajax
11 13 (1.80%) CSS3
12 11 (1.52%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (1.52%) LAMP
13 10 (1.38%) Backbone.js
13 10 (1.38%) Django
14 8 (1.10%) Sass
14 8 (1.10%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (1.10%) REST
14 8 (1.10%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 37 (5.11%) Social Media
2 28 (3.87%) Kindle
3 25 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 20 (2.76%) Computer Science
5 19 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (2.49%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.80%) iPhone
8 10 (1.38%) iPad
9 9 (1.24%) FMCG
10 8 (1.10%) Replication
11 7 (0.97%) Data Conversion
12 5 (0.69%) Fat Client
12 5 (0.69%) CMDB
12 5 (0.69%) Mobile App
12 5 (0.69%) Thin Client
13 3 (0.41%) AS400
13 3 (0.41%) E-Learning
13 3 (0.41%) Mashup
14 2 (0.28%) Blog
14 2 (0.28%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 158 (21.82%) Windows
2 65 (8.98%) Windows Server 2008
3 50 (6.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 49 (6.77%) Android
5 43 (5.94%) Windows XP
6 42 (5.80%) Windows 7
7 39 (5.39%) Apple iOS
8 35 (4.83%) Linux
9 33 (4.56%) Windows Server 2012
10 22 (3.04%) Windows 8
11 15 (2.07%) Windows Vista
12 13 (1.80%) UNIX
13 10 (1.38%) Windows Phone
14 7 (0.97%) Solaris
15 4 (0.55%) AIX
15 4 (0.55%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.55%) Windows 2000 Server
15 4 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.14%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 247 (34.12%) CRM
2 225 (31.08%) ERP
3 115 (15.88%) Project Management
4 79 (10.91%) PRINCE2
5 77 (10.64%) E-Commerce
6 63 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
7 60 (8.29%) ITIL
8 57 (7.87%) Scrum
9 54 (7.46%) Waterfall
10 35 (4.83%) Social Media Marketing
10 35 (4.83%) Business Analysis
11 34 (4.70%) Content Management
12 27 (3.73%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (2.76%) MVC
14 19 (2.62%) Service Delivery
14 19 (2.62%) Change Management
15 18 (2.49%) Business Development
16 17 (2.35%) Workflow
16 17 (2.35%) Continuous Improvement
17 16 (2.21%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 191 (26.38%) SQL
2 73 (10.08%) JavaScript
3 68 (9.39%) C#
4 42 (5.80%) PHP
4 42 (5.80%) VB.NET
5 37 (5.11%) Java
6 28 (3.87%) T-SQL
7 22 (3.04%) Shell Script
8 20 (2.76%) C
9 15 (2.07%) VBA
10 14 (1.93%) C++
11 12 (1.66%) Apex Code
12 11 (1.52%) PHP5
12 11 (1.52%) PHP4
12 11 (1.52%) VB
13 9 (1.24%) Python
14 8 (1.10%) Perl
15 6 (0.83%) Uniface
16 5 (0.69%) VBScript
16 5 (0.69%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 62 (8.56%) Degree
2 34 (4.70%) CIMA
3 32 (4.42%) ACCA
4 18 (2.49%) AAT
5 17 (2.35%) MCP
6 16 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (1.38%) PMI Certification
8 9 (1.24%) PMP
8 9 (1.24%) MCSE
9 5 (0.69%) ISEB
10 4 (0.55%) HND
10 4 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.41%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 3 (0.41%) MCITP
12 2 (0.28%) IIBA
12 2 (0.28%) MCTS
12 2 (0.28%) CCNA
12 2 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
12 2 (0.28%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (3.87%) ISO 9001
2 17 (2.35%) SLA
3 14 (1.93%) QA
4 7 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.28%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.14%) GMP
6 1 (0.14%) GLP
System Software
1 82 (11.33%) Active Directory
2 29 (4.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (3.18%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.83%) Terminal Server
5 4 (0.55%) vSphere
6 3 (0.41%) XenServer
6 3 (0.41%) Terminal Services
7 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.28%) XenApp
7 2 (0.28%) XenDesktop
7 2 (0.28%) Forefront TMG
8 1 (0.14%) SpamAssassin
8 1 (0.14%) Postfix
8 1 (0.14%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.14%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.14%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (1.93%) SCCM
2 13 (1.80%) SCOM
3 11 (1.52%) SCVMM
4 9 (1.24%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.28%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.14%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.14%) OpenSSO
6 1 (0.14%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.14%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 222 (30.66%) Microsoft
2 192 (26.52%) SAP
3 123 (16.99%) Salesforce.com
4 103 (14.23%) Oracle
5 91 (12.57%) Pegasus
6 53 (7.32%) Epicor
7 41 (5.66%) Citrix
7 41 (5.66%) VMware
8 40 (5.52%) Cisco
9 39 (5.39%) CODA
9 39 (5.39%) JD Edwards
10 33 (4.56%) NetSuite
11 25 (3.45%) Sun
12 24 (3.31%) Siebel
13 21 (2.90%) Infor
14 19 (2.62%) Baan
15 18 (2.49%) HP
16 17 (2.35%) Avaya
16 17 (2.35%) Symantec
17 16 (2.21%) PeopleSoft
Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £30000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Canary Wharf and City
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + pension, parking
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £23k - £35k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
TheSmartList
Salary: £17,000 + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TheSmartList
Salary: £17,000 + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sussex
Hot Recruitment Ltd
Salary: 30k per year
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
TheSmartList
Salary: £17,000 + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chipping Norton, Oxfordshire
TheSmartList
Salary: £17,000 + company benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
Conspicuous
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Hounslow, Middlesex
Connectus
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TRYZENS LTD
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 3 days ago
Waddesdon, Buckinghamshire
Dayta Designs
Salary: depending upon experience
Posted: 3 days ago
North London
Sage Pay
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £36k - 45k per year
Posted: 3 days ago