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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 608 620 523
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -97
Permanent jobs citing Sage 307 332 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.28% 0.37%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.60% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 281 273 348
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%

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
52143 55481 53669
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.01% 46.72% 48.57%
Number of salaries quoted 41765 44441 43701
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 +17 288 £37,500 - 81
London +21 61 £47,500 +5.55% 16
South East -11 57 £37,500 - 6
North West +15 49 £32,000 -1.53% 19
East of England +31 30 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Yorkshire +17 28 £32,000 +1.58% 5
Hertfordshire +13 26 £40,000 +28.00%
Cheshire +17 21 £27,500 -15.38% 6
Manchester +7 21 £40,000 - 9
West Midlands -17 21 £41,500 +45.61% 7
East Midlands +22 20 £35,000 -17.64% 12
Warrington +19 16 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Sheffield +10 16 £40,000 - 1
South Yorkshire +9 16 £40,000 +23.07% 1
City of London +23 15 £52,500 +40.00% 3
South West -32 15 £27,500 -26.66% 3
Leeds +7 11 £28,500 -9.52% 1
West Yorkshire -9 11 £28,500 -7.31% 2
Hampshire -18 11 £47,500 +5.55%
Stevenage - 11 £40,000 -
Somerset +16 10 £27,500 -31.25%
Birmingham -7 10 £55,000 +92.98% 3
East Sussex -9 10 £37,500 +25.00% 1
Berkshire -21 10 £40,000 +6.66%
Brighton -7 7 £37,500 +25.00%
Buckinghamshire - 7 £35,500 - 1
Derbyshire - 7 £18,000 - 1
Oxfordshire +9 6 £30,000 -20.00% 1
Portsmouth +7 6 £48,750 +8.33%
Letchworth +22 5 £37,500 -

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

1 211 (37.61%) ERP
2 193 (34.40%) Finance
3 184 (32.80%) Microsoft
4 177 (31.55%) SQL
5 157 (27.99%) SAP
6 143 (25.49%) CRM
7 142 (25.31%) SQL Server
8 132 (23.53%) MS Excel
9 123 (21.93%) Dynamics NAV
10 122 (21.75%) Sage 200
11 118 (21.03%) Windows
12 113 (20.14%) Oracle
13 82 (14.62%) Manufacturing
14 80 (14.26%) Dynamics CRM
15 74 (13.19%) Project Management
16 71 (12.66%) .NET
17 64 (11.41%) SharePoint
18 63 (11.23%) HTML
19 62 (11.05%) Pegasus
20 59 (10.52%) JD Edwards
21 55 (9.80%) Dynamics GP
21 55 (9.80%) Degree
21 55 (9.80%) C#
22 53 (9.45%) MS Office
23 48 (8.56%) Salesforce.com
24 45 (8.02%) ASP.NET
24 45 (8.02%) JavaScript
25 44 (7.84%) SAP Business One
25 44 (7.84%) Business Analysis
26 42 (7.49%) XML

Sage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 64 (11.41%) SharePoint
2 38 (6.77%) MS Exchange
3 14 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
3 14 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 13 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 12 (2.14%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (1.96%) SugarCRM
7 10 (1.78%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (1.78%) IIS
8 7 (1.25%) Drupal
8 7 (1.25%) Umbraco
8 7 (1.25%) nginx
8 7 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (1.07%) IBM Notes
10 5 (0.89%) CMS
10 5 (0.89%) Exchange Server 2003
11 4 (0.71%) DNN
11 4 (0.71%) Apache
12 3 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 2 (0.36%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 132 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 53 (9.45%) MS Office
3 7 (1.25%) MS Visio
3 7 (1.25%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.89%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.71%) MS Project
6 3 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.53%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.18%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 123 (21.93%) Dynamics NAV
2 122 (21.75%) Sage 200
3 80 (14.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 55 (9.80%) Dynamics GP
5 44 (7.84%) SAP Business One
6 41 (7.31%) Dynamics AX
7 34 (6.06%) Sage ERP X3
8 30 (5.35%) Sage 50
8 30 (5.35%) Agresso
9 29 (5.17%) Exchequer
10 26 (4.63%) Sage CRM
11 22 (3.92%) Pegasus Opera
12 21 (3.74%) Line 500
13 19 (3.39%) Sage 1000
14 17 (3.03%) Magento
15 16 (2.85%) Oracle General Ledger
15 16 (2.85%) Infor CRM
16 13 (2.32%) Lawson
17 12 (2.14%) Oracle Financials
18 8 (1.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.03%) Office 365
2 12 (2.14%) Sage Pay
3 8 (1.43%) SaaS
4 6 (1.07%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.89%) Taleo
5 5 (0.89%) GitHub
5 5 (0.89%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
6 3 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.36%) FinancialForce.com
8 1 (0.18%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.18%) PaaS
8 1 (0.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 34 (6.06%) Firewall
2 26 (4.63%) DNS
3 24 (4.28%) VPN
4 21 (3.74%) LAN
5 20 (3.57%) WAN
5 20 (3.57%) DHCP
6 19 (3.39%) TCP/IP
7 14 (2.50%) Internet
8 11 (1.96%) Wireless
9 7 (1.25%) DSL
9 7 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (1.25%) VoIP
10 6 (1.07%) Broadband
10 6 (1.07%) Intranet
11 5 (0.89%) SSH
11 5 (0.89%) ATM
11 5 (0.89%) HTTP
11 5 (0.89%) PuTTY
12 4 (0.71%) SSL
12 4 (0.71%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 142 (25.31%) SQL Server
2 39 (6.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 33 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 32 (5.70%) Crystal Reports
5 29 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 28 (4.99%) MySQL
7 21 (3.74%) Oracle Reports
8 15 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (1.43%) QlikView
10 7 (1.25%) MS Access
11 6 (1.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (0.89%) Informix
13 4 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
13 4 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.71%) SSDT
13 4 (0.71%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
14 3 (0.53%) Relational Database
14 3 (0.53%) JasperReports
15 2 (0.36%) RDBMS
16 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 28 (4.99%) Visual Studio
2 19 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (1.07%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (0.89%) LLBLGen Pro
4 5 (0.89%) NetAdvantage
5 3 (0.53%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
General
1 193 (34.40%) Finance
2 82 (14.62%) Manufacturing
3 39 (6.95%) Advertising
4 36 (6.42%) Marketing
5 26 (4.63%) Telecoms
6 21 (3.74%) Retail
7 17 (3.03%) General Ledger
8 10 (1.78%) French Language
9 9 (1.60%) Back Office
10 6 (1.07%) Front Office
11 5 (0.89%) German Language
11 5 (0.89%) Italian Language
11 5 (0.89%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.89%) Banking
12 4 (0.71%) Local Government
13 3 (0.53%) Billing
14 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.36%) Electronics
14 2 (0.36%) Legal
15 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 153 (27.27%) Consultant
2 107 (19.07%) Analyst
3 79 (14.08%) Developer
4 72 (12.83%) ERP Consultant
5 58 (10.34%) Implementation Consultant
6 51 (9.09%) Support Analyst
6 51 (9.09%) Sage Consultant
7 41 (7.31%) Project Manager
8 37 (6.60%) Business Analyst
9 35 (6.24%) Applications Support
10 24 (4.28%) .NET Developer
10 24 (4.28%) Applications Support Analyst
11 23 (4.10%) ERP Implementation Consultant
12 18 (3.21%) Administrator
13 17 (3.03%) Systems Analyst
14 15 (2.67%) Help Desk Support
14 15 (2.67%) Help Desk Advisor
15 14 (2.50%) Team Leader
15 14 (2.50%) VB.NET Developer
15 14 (2.50%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (12.66%) .NET
2 63 (11.23%) HTML
3 45 (8.02%) ASP.NET
4 42 (7.49%) XML
5 22 (3.92%) jQuery
6 20 (3.57%) WPF
7 18 (3.21%) HTML5
8 17 (3.03%) CSS
9 15 (2.67%) Silverlight
10 14 (2.50%) Web Services
11 13 (2.32%) .NET Framework
12 11 (1.96%) WCF
13 9 (1.60%) COM
14 8 (1.43%) EDI
15 7 (1.25%) LAMP
15 7 (1.25%) Ajax
16 6 (1.07%) ASP.NET MVC
17 5 (0.89%) XHTML
17 5 (0.89%) LINQ
17 5 (0.89%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.49%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (4.99%) Management Information System
3 16 (2.85%) User Experience
4 11 (1.96%) Social Media
4 11 (1.96%) EPoS
5 9 (1.60%) Blackberry
5 9 (1.60%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.60%) FMCG
6 8 (1.43%) iPhone
6 8 (1.43%) iPad
7 7 (1.25%) Kindle
7 7 (1.25%) Replication
8 5 (0.89%) APACS
8 5 (0.89%) Tandem
8 5 (0.89%) EMV
8 5 (0.89%) Chip and PIN
8 5 (0.89%) EFT
8 5 (0.89%) Data Integration
9 4 (0.71%) Smartcard
9 4 (0.71%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 118 (21.03%) Windows
2 33 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 33 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
3 31 (5.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (4.46%) Linux
5 21 (3.74%) Windows 7
6 18 (3.21%) Windows 8
7 14 (2.50%) Android
8 11 (1.96%) Windows XP
9 8 (1.43%) Apple iOS
10 7 (1.25%) AIX
10 7 (1.25%) UNIX
11 3 (0.53%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.36%) Debian
12 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.36%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.36%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (37.61%) ERP
2 143 (25.49%) CRM
3 74 (13.19%) Project Management
4 44 (7.84%) Business Analysis
5 36 (6.42%) ITIL
6 35 (6.24%) PRINCE2
6 35 (6.24%) Agile Software Development
7 32 (5.70%) E-Commerce
8 26 (4.63%) Business Intelligence
9 23 (4.10%) Migration
10 22 (3.92%) Systems Analysis
11 19 (3.39%) Business Development
12 18 (3.21%) Software Engineering
12 18 (3.21%) Time Management
13 16 (2.85%) GAP Analysis
14 15 (2.67%) Change Management
15 14 (2.50%) MVC
16 13 (2.32%) Scrum
16 13 (2.32%) Logistics
16 13 (2.32%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 177 (31.55%) SQL
2 55 (9.80%) C#
3 45 (8.02%) JavaScript
4 35 (6.24%) PHP
4 35 (6.24%) VB.NET
5 18 (3.21%) T-SQL
6 16 (2.85%) VBA
7 12 (2.14%) VB
8 6 (1.07%) VB6
8 6 (1.07%) PHP5
8 6 (1.07%) PowerShell
8 6 (1.07%) Java
9 4 (0.71%) C
10 3 (0.53%) VBScript
11 2 (0.36%) C++
11 2 (0.36%) R
12 1 (0.18%) Ruby
12 1 (0.18%) X++
12 1 (0.18%) VC++
12 1 (0.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 55 (9.80%) Degree
2 20 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.14%) MCSE
4 11 (1.96%) ACCA
5 10 (1.78%) CIMA
6 8 (1.43%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.43%) MCP
6 8 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (1.25%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.07%) PMP
8 6 (1.07%) CCNA
8 6 (1.07%) ISEB
9 5 (0.89%) CCSA
9 5 (0.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.71%) AAT
10 4 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.36%) HND
12 1 (0.18%) MCITP
12 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (0.18%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.96%) SLA
2 10 (1.78%) QA
3 7 (1.25%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.89%) ISO 8583
5 2 (0.36%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.18%) GMP
6 1 (0.18%) GLP
System Software
1 36 (6.42%) Active Directory
2 12 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 12 (2.14%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.53%) XenApp
4 2 (0.36%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.36%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.18%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
5 1 (0.18%) Terminal Services
5 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (1.43%) Backup Exec
2 5 (0.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.18%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.18%) SCCM
3 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 184 (32.80%) Microsoft
2 157 (27.99%) SAP
3 113 (20.14%) Oracle
4 62 (11.05%) Pegasus
5 59 (10.52%) JD Edwards
6 48 (8.56%) Salesforce.com
7 37 (6.60%) Epicor
8 25 (4.46%) Infor
9 22 (3.92%) NetSuite
9 22 (3.92%) VMware
9 22 (3.92%) Cisco
10 20 (3.57%) CODA
11 18 (3.21%) Citrix
12 16 (2.85%) HP
12 16 (2.85%) Hyperion
13 11 (1.96%) Symantec
13 11 (1.96%) IBM
13 11 (1.96%) Northgate
14 10 (1.78%) Cognos
15 8 (1.43%) Dell
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28500 - £28550 per annum + training + excellent package
Posted: 4 hours ago
UK
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
North London
Sage Pay
Posted: 7 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: to £30,000 + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
UK
Networking People
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + £3-9k bonus,£5k car,various bens
Posted: 13 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + pension, private HC
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £35000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Newark, Nottinghamshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £45000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £45000.00 - £48000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
Stanation
Salary: From £35,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Sage Pay
Posted: 3 days ago
Christchurch, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £22500 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago