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 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 679 586 594
Rank change year-on-year
-93 +8
Permanent jobs citing Sage 221 345 296
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.30% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.44% 0.63% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 193 308 264
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
50696 54467 50406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.68% 46.78% 47.38%
Number of salaries quoted 41538 43168 41214
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 £72,500 £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 1 September 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 1 September 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 -68 211 £40,000 +6.66% 107
London +19 69 £47,500 -7.76% 25
South East -48 35 £40,750 +1.87% 15
West Midlands +3 32 £30,000 +1.69% 13
Yorkshire +3 20 £33,000 +10.00% 6
East of England -16 17 £40,000 - 6
Hertfordshire +2 15 £40,000 +15.94% 5
City of London +24 14 £32,500 -38.38% 4
North West -22 14 £32,500 -0.76% 21
West Yorkshire +4 13 £30,000 +3.44% 4
Leeds +7 12 £30,000 +3.44% 4
Surrey +13 11 £42,500 +20.56% 2
Worcestershire +7 10 - - 1
Manchester -2 10 £30,000 -7.69% 10
South West -41 10 £33,625 -3.92% 4
Kidderminster - 10 - -
Wales -5 9 £32,500 +8.33% 2
Sheffield +8 8 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Birmingham +4 8 £42,500 +77.08% 3
Berkshire +3 8 £30,000 -25.00% 5
South Yorkshire +1 8 £40,000 +33.33% 1
East Midlands +1 7 £29,000 +11.53% 5
Hammersmith - 7 £55,000 -
Hampshire +3 6 £41,500 -17.00% 1
Coventry -5 6 £32,500 -
Cardiff -12 6 £47,500 -20.83% 2
South Wales -13 6 £47,500 +58.33% 2
Staffordshire +12 5 £28,500 -18.57% 1
Basingstoke +28 4 £41,500 +27.69% 1
Oxfordshire -3 4 £26,000 -49.51% 1

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (41.78%) ERP
2 199 (38.49%) Finance
3 191 (36.94%) SAP
4 181 (35.01%) Microsoft
5 157 (30.37%) SQL
6 140 (27.08%) MS Excel
7 138 (26.69%) SQL Server
8 136 (26.31%) CRM
9 127 (24.56%) Oracle
10 100 (19.34%) Sage 200
11 97 (18.76%) Windows
12 87 (16.83%) Dynamics NAV
13 80 (15.47%) Epicor
14 70 (13.54%) Infor
15 66 (12.77%) Dynamics CRM
15 66 (12.77%) Manufacturing
16 60 (11.61%) HTML
17 56 (10.83%) Business Analysis
18 52 (10.06%) Degree
18 52 (10.06%) Project Management
19 51 (9.86%) Salesforce.com
19 51 (9.86%) Pegasus
20 50 (9.67%) JD Edwards
20 50 (9.67%) SAP Business One
21 49 (9.48%) MS Office
22 46 (8.90%) SharePoint
22 46 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
23 43 (8.32%) .NET
23 43 (8.32%) Business Intelligence
24 40 (7.74%) Agresso

Sage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 46 (8.90%) SharePoint
2 39 (7.54%) MS Exchange
3 20 (3.87%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (3.48%) SugarCRM
5 14 (2.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (2.71%) IBM Notes
6 11 (2.13%) IIS
7 10 (1.93%) Exchange Server 2013
8 9 (1.74%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.77%) CMS
9 4 (0.77%) Drupal
9 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2003
10 3 (0.58%) Apache
10 3 (0.58%) Moodle
10 3 (0.58%) nginx
11 2 (0.39%) Zimbra
11 2 (0.39%) Lync
11 2 (0.39%) SAS
11 2 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 140 (27.08%) MS Excel
2 49 (9.48%) MS Office
3 10 (1.93%) Photoshop
4 8 (1.55%) InfoPath
5 7 (1.35%) Fireworks
5 7 (1.35%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.97%) InDesign
7 3 (0.58%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.19%) SOLIDWORKS
8 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 100 (19.34%) Sage 200
2 87 (16.83%) Dynamics NAV
3 66 (12.77%) Dynamics CRM
4 50 (9.67%) SAP Business One
5 40 (7.74%) Agresso
6 39 (7.54%) Sage ERP X3
7 36 (6.96%) Dynamics GP
8 32 (6.19%) Sage CRM
9 28 (5.42%) Dynamics AX
9 28 (5.42%) Infor CRM
10 27 (5.22%) Pegasus Opera
11 26 (5.03%) Exchequer
12 21 (4.06%) Line 500
13 20 (3.87%) Sage 1000
13 20 (3.87%) Oracle General Ledger
14 19 (3.68%) SAP CRM
15 17 (3.29%) Oracle Financials
16 13 (2.51%) Tesseract
17 11 (2.13%) ResourceLink
17 11 (2.13%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.29%) SaaS
2 11 (2.13%) Office 365
3 6 (1.16%) Sage Pay
4 3 (0.58%) Taleo
5 2 (0.39%) Force.com
5 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.39%) Amazon S3
5 2 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.19%) FinancialForce.com
6 1 (0.19%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 40 (7.74%) Firewall
2 22 (4.26%) WAN
3 21 (4.06%) LAN
4 20 (3.87%) DNS
5 19 (3.68%) TCP/IP
6 15 (2.90%) Intranet
7 12 (2.32%) DHCP
8 11 (2.13%) Wireless
9 9 (1.74%) VLAN
10 8 (1.55%) VPN
11 7 (1.35%) SSL
12 6 (1.16%) SAN
13 5 (0.97%) VoIP
14 4 (0.77%) ATM
14 4 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (0.77%) IPsec
14 4 (0.77%) Internet
14 4 (0.77%) MPLS
14 4 (0.77%) PPTP
15 3 (0.58%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (26.69%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.77%) Crystal Reports
3 33 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (4.26%) Oracle Reports
4 22 (4.26%) Data Warehouse
5 21 (4.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 18 (3.48%) SQL Server 2005
7 14 (2.71%) BusinessObjects
8 12 (2.32%) MySQL
9 9 (1.74%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (1.55%) QlikView
11 5 (0.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 4 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (0.77%) MS Access
12 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (0.77%) JasperReports
13 2 (0.39%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.39%) Informix
14 1 (0.19%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 7 (1.35%) Dreamweaver
2 5 (0.97%) Visual Studio
2 5 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (0.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 1 (0.19%) gulp
4 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.19%) Flash Builder
4 1 (0.19%) Grunt
4 1 (0.19%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.19%) Selenium
4 1 (0.19%) Git (software)
General
1 199 (38.49%) Finance
2 66 (12.77%) Manufacturing
3 31 (6.00%) Marketing
4 26 (5.03%) Advertising
5 19 (3.68%) Telecoms
5 19 (3.68%) Retail
6 16 (3.09%) General Ledger
7 11 (2.13%) Front Office
8 7 (1.35%) Billing
9 6 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.97%) Back Office
10 5 (0.97%) Local Government
10 5 (0.97%) French Language
11 3 (0.58%) Banking
12 2 (0.39%) German Language
12 2 (0.39%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.39%) Dutch Language
12 2 (0.39%) Publishing
13 1 (0.19%) Automotive
13 1 (0.19%) Legal
Job Titles
1 147 (28.43%) Consultant
2 122 (23.60%) Analyst
3 58 (11.22%) Developer
4 54 (10.44%) ERP Consultant
5 50 (9.67%) Business Analyst
6 48 (9.28%) Support Analyst
7 41 (7.93%) Implementation Consultant
8 36 (6.96%) Applications Support
9 30 (5.80%) Systems Analyst
10 26 (5.03%) Project Manager
10 26 (5.03%) Administrator
10 26 (5.03%) Sage Consultant
11 25 (4.84%) Business Systems Analyst
12 24 (4.64%) Applications Support Analyst
13 21 (4.06%) ERP Implementation Consultant
14 20 (3.87%) Business Consultant
15 14 (2.71%) IT Support
16 13 (2.51%) SAP Business Consultant
16 13 (2.51%) SAP Business One Consultant
16 13 (2.51%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (11.61%) HTML
2 43 (8.32%) .NET
3 27 (5.22%) XML
4 25 (4.84%) CSS
5 17 (3.29%) ASP.NET
6 16 (3.09%) Web Services
7 11 (2.13%) jQuery
8 10 (1.93%) HTML5
9 9 (1.74%) COM
10 8 (1.55%) XHTML
11 6 (1.16%) Ajax
11 6 (1.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (0.97%) .NET Framework
12 5 (0.97%) EDI
13 4 (0.77%) SOAP
13 4 (0.77%) Oracle Fusion
14 3 (0.58%) JSON
14 3 (0.58%) WCF
15 2 (0.39%) WPF
15 2 (0.39%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 46 (8.90%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (4.45%) Management Information System
3 14 (2.71%) FMCG
4 12 (2.32%) E-Learning
5 10 (1.93%) Social Media
6 7 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.35%) Copywriting
6 7 (1.35%) Replication
6 7 (1.35%) Graphic Design
7 6 (1.16%) Smartphone
7 6 (1.16%) Blackberry
8 5 (0.97%) EPoS
8 5 (0.97%) User Experience
9 4 (0.77%) EMV
9 4 (0.77%) Chip and PIN
9 4 (0.77%) EFT
9 4 (0.77%) EFTPOS
9 4 (0.77%) Smartcard
9 4 (0.77%) Mathematics
9 4 (0.77%) APACS
Operating Systems
1 97 (18.76%) Windows
2 38 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (6.77%) Windows 7
4 21 (4.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (3.68%) Windows Server 2003
6 15 (2.90%) Windows 8
7 12 (2.32%) Linux
8 5 (0.97%) Windows XP
9 4 (0.77%) Android
10 3 (0.58%) Windows Vista
11 2 (0.39%) UNIX
11 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.39%) AIX
11 2 (0.39%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 216 (41.78%) ERP
2 136 (26.31%) CRM
3 56 (10.83%) Business Analysis
4 52 (10.06%) Project Management
5 43 (8.32%) Business Intelligence
6 28 (5.42%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (5.42%) Systems Analysis
7 26 (5.03%) Time Management
8 24 (4.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 21 (4.06%) ITIL
10 20 (3.87%) GAP Analysis
11 19 (3.68%) Business Development
12 18 (3.48%) Change Management
12 18 (3.48%) Migration
13 17 (3.29%) E-Commerce
14 15 (2.90%) Data Migration
14 15 (2.90%) User Acceptance Testing
15 14 (2.71%) Test Scripting
15 14 (2.71%) PRINCE2
16 12 (2.32%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 157 (30.37%) SQL
2 33 (6.38%) C#
2 33 (6.38%) JavaScript
3 19 (3.68%) Java
4 16 (3.09%) PHP
5 14 (2.71%) VBA
6 13 (2.51%) C
7 12 (2.32%) VB.NET
8 9 (1.74%) T-SQL
8 9 (1.74%) C++
9 3 (0.58%) VB
10 2 (0.39%) VB6
11 1 (0.19%) PHP5
11 1 (0.19%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.19%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.19%) SOQL
11 1 (0.19%) VBScript
11 1 (0.19%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.19%) RPG
Qualifications
1 52 (10.06%) Degree
2 19 (3.68%) ACCA
3 10 (1.93%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (1.35%) CCNA
4 7 (1.35%) MCSE
4 7 (1.35%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (1.16%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.97%) PMP
6 5 (0.97%) CIMA
6 5 (0.97%) ISEB
7 4 (0.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.58%) AAT
8 3 (0.58%) MCPD
8 3 (0.58%) MCTS
8 3 (0.58%) MCITP
9 2 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.39%) MCP
9 2 (0.39%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.74%) SLA
2 7 (1.35%) QA
3 3 (0.58%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.58%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.39%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 38 (7.35%) Active Directory
2 21 (4.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (2.71%) Hyper-V
4 5 (0.97%) vSphere
5 2 (0.39%) XenApp
6 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.19%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.19%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.16%) WSUS
2 5 (0.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.39%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (0.39%) Backup Exec
3 2 (0.39%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.19%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.19%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.19%) Nagios
4 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.19%) SCCM
4 1 (0.19%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 191 (36.94%) SAP
2 181 (35.01%) Microsoft
3 127 (24.56%) Oracle
4 80 (15.47%) Epicor
5 70 (13.54%) Infor
6 51 (9.86%) Pegasus
6 51 (9.86%) Salesforce.com
7 50 (9.67%) JD Edwards
8 37 (7.16%) NetSuite
9 34 (6.58%) VMware
10 22 (4.26%) CODA
11 21 (4.06%) Cisco
11 21 (4.06%) Northgate
12 16 (3.09%) Citrix
13 15 (2.90%) Oneserve
14 14 (2.71%) Lotus
14 14 (2.71%) Civica
14 14 (2.71%) Orchard
15 13 (2.51%) HP
15 13 (2.51%) Hyperion
Chester, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Gloucestershire
Safran
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Pension, Holiday, Healthcare
Posted: 15 hours ago
North
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35 - £40 per annum + Pension, Car, Health, Negotiable
Posted: 15 hours ago
Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + car, pension, negotiable,
Posted: 15 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Outsource UK
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Outsource UK
Salary: Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Yorkshire
Outsource UK
Salary: Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Leeds, Yorkshire
Outsource UK
Salary: Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
East Midlands
Code Red Associates
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000 per annum + 32 days hol, pension, life assurance
Posted: 3 days ago
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + 26 days holiday, Medical, Pension
Posted: 4 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Venn Group
Salary: £18000 - £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tyne and Wear
Code Red Associates
Salary: £20000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Profit share
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35 - £45 per annum + bonus
Posted: 8 days ago
Reading, Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Bonus
Posted: 8 days ago