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 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 568 590 541
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -49
Permanent jobs citing Sage 344 299 401
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% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 308 267 384
Average salary £36,750 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -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
54218 51785 57685
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.30% 47.90% 48.77%
Number of salaries quoted 43013 42399 48425
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -15 319 £37,500 +7.14% 65
South East +3 91 £40,000 - 9
London -8 51 £51,500 +28.75% 12
North West +2 38 £32,750 -18.12% 11
East of England -23 35 £37,500 +15.38% 4
South West -4 32 £35,000 - 3
Hampshire +3 25 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Yorkshire -23 25 £30,000 - 14
West Midlands +6 24 £29,500 -15.71% 2
City of London +27 22 £52,750 +29.44% 4
Essex +24 22 £40,000 -11.11%
Berkshire +3 22 £40,000 -14.89% 1
Fareham +6 19 £55,000 +57.14% 1
West Yorkshire -19 16 £29,000 -3.33% 8
Manchester -5 15 £32,500 -20.73% 6
Bristol -3 13 £42,500 +70.00%
Oxfordshire -4 13 £51,500 +30.37% 2
Buckinghamshire +7 12 £31,000 +3.33%
North East +6 12 £33,000 -17.50% 3
Scotland +2 12 £35,000 +16.66% 4
East Midlands -19 12 £26,000 -16.80% 7
Leeds -26 12 £29,000 -3.33% 6
Oxford +11 11 £62,500 +48.80%
Birmingham +5 11 £24,000 +6.66% 1
Hertfordshire -9 10 £34,500 +30.18% 1
Reading +1 9 £40,000 +33.33% 1
South Yorkshire -7 9 £30,000 - 4
Hungerford - 9 £37,500 -
South Wales +7 8 £30,000 -3.11%
Newcastle upon Tyne +5 8 £33,000 -17.50% 2

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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.

1 263 (33.55%) Finance
2 257 (32.78%) ERP
3 256 (32.65%) CRM
4 225 (28.70%) Microsoft
5 222 (28.32%) SAP
6 207 (26.40%) SQL
7 199 (25.38%) SQL Server
8 188 (23.98%) Sage 200
9 183 (23.34%) MS Excel
10 156 (19.90%) Windows
10 156 (19.90%) Dynamics NAV
11 135 (17.22%) HTML
12 124 (15.82%) Project Management
13 119 (15.18%) Salesforce.com
14 117 (14.92%) .NET
15 116 (14.80%) SharePoint
16 113 (14.41%) Oracle
17 112 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
18 106 (13.52%) Pegasus
19 95 (12.12%) Dynamics GP
20 91 (11.61%) Dynamics AX
21 89 (11.35%) Active Directory
22 82 (10.46%) MS Exchange
23 81 (10.33%) JavaScript
23 81 (10.33%) PRINCE2
24 78 (9.95%) E-Commerce
25 73 (9.31%) C#
25 73 (9.31%) MS Office
25 73 (9.31%) SAP Business One
26 70 (8.93%) Exchequer

Sage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 116 (14.80%) SharePoint
2 82 (10.46%) MS Exchange
3 45 (5.74%) Umbraco
4 38 (4.85%) Drupal
5 35 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 27 (3.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 26 (3.32%) CMS
8 22 (2.81%) IIS
9 21 (2.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 15 (1.91%) Exchange Server 2007
11 14 (1.79%) Tomcat
12 12 (1.53%) Exchange Server 2003
13 11 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
14 10 (1.28%) SugarCRM
15 9 (1.15%) Exchange Server 2013
15 9 (1.15%) nginx
16 8 (1.02%) SharePoint Server
16 8 (1.02%) Apache
17 6 (0.77%) Lync
18 4 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 183 (23.34%) MS Excel
2 73 (9.31%) MS Office
3 43 (5.48%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.77%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.38%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.26%) MS Project
7 1 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 188 (23.98%) Sage 200
2 156 (19.90%) Dynamics NAV
3 112 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 95 (12.12%) Dynamics GP
5 91 (11.61%) Dynamics AX
6 73 (9.31%) SAP Business One
7 70 (8.93%) Exchequer
8 57 (7.27%) Sage 50
9 53 (6.76%) Sage 1000
10 51 (6.51%) Agresso
11 48 (6.12%) Line 500
12 32 (4.08%) Lawson
13 27 (3.44%) Pegasus Opera
14 23 (2.93%) SalesLogix
15 21 (2.68%) GoldMine
16 17 (2.17%) Movex
17 15 (1.91%) Line 50
18 14 (1.79%) Oracle Financials
19 12 (1.53%) Magento
20 11 (1.40%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 23 (2.93%) SaaS
2 7 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (0.64%) Office 365
4 4 (0.51%) 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 (7.53%) Internet
2 42 (5.36%) DNS
3 35 (4.46%) DHCP
4 33 (4.21%) Firewall
5 30 (3.83%) VPN
6 21 (2.68%) TCP/IP
6 21 (2.68%) Cisco IOS
7 20 (2.55%) WAN
8 18 (2.30%) LAN
9 17 (2.17%) SAN
10 14 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (1.28%) VoIP
12 8 (1.02%) Broadband
12 8 (1.02%) Intranet
13 7 (0.89%) Wireless
14 6 (0.77%) VLAN
15 5 (0.64%) IPsec
15 5 (0.64%) SSL
16 4 (0.51%) MPLS
16 4 (0.51%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (25.38%) SQL Server
2 57 (7.27%) Crystal Reports
3 47 (5.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 34 (4.34%) SQL Server 2008
5 27 (3.44%) MySQL
6 25 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
7 21 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
9 10 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 9 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.15%) Oracle Database
10 9 (1.15%) MS Access
11 8 (1.02%) Data Mining
11 8 (1.02%) Informix
11 8 (1.02%) OLAP
11 8 (1.02%) Redis
11 8 (1.02%) MongoDB
12 7 (0.89%) QlikView
12 7 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (0.89%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 34 (4.34%) Visual Studio
2 16 (2.04%) Git (software)
3 9 (1.15%) 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%) Ant
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%) JUnit
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.13%) DbUnit
General
1 263 (33.55%) Finance
2 68 (8.67%) Advertising
2 68 (8.67%) Marketing
3 64 (8.16%) Manufacturing
4 37 (4.72%) Retail
5 18 (2.30%) Banking
6 17 (2.17%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.04%) Back Office
8 14 (1.79%) Legal
9 12 (1.53%) General Ledger
10 11 (1.40%) Billing
11 10 (1.28%) Games
12 6 (0.77%) Law
13 3 (0.38%) Electronics
13 3 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.38%) French Language
Job Titles
1 176 (22.45%) Consultant
2 130 (16.58%) Analyst
3 114 (14.54%) Developer
4 63 (8.04%) Support Analyst
5 60 (7.65%) Project Manager
6 57 (7.27%) Sage Consultant
7 54 (6.89%) Applications Support
8 41 (5.23%) ERP Consultant
9 35 (4.46%) Software Consultant
10 33 (4.21%) Support Consultant
11 29 (3.70%) CRM Consultant
11 29 (3.70%) ERP Manager
12 27 (3.44%) Applications Consultant
13 26 (3.32%) 2nd Line Support
13 26 (3.32%) Support Engineer
13 26 (3.32%) Business Analyst
13 26 (3.32%) IT Support
14 22 (2.81%) ERP Project Manager
14 22 (2.81%) Software Developer
14 22 (2.81%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (17.22%) HTML
2 117 (14.92%) .NET
3 65 (8.29%) HTML5
4 44 (5.61%) XML
5 43 (5.48%) jQuery
6 41 (5.23%) ASP.NET
6 41 (5.23%) CSS
7 23 (2.93%) Web Services
8 22 (2.81%) .NET Framework
9 16 (2.04%) CSS3
10 14 (1.79%) Ajax
11 13 (1.66%) COM
12 11 (1.40%) XHTML
12 11 (1.40%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (1.15%) Django
13 9 (1.15%) Backbone.js
13 9 (1.15%) REST
13 9 (1.15%) JSON
14 8 (1.02%) WCF
14 8 (1.02%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 39 (4.97%) Social Media
2 29 (3.70%) Kindle
3 22 (2.81%) Blackberry
4 17 (2.17%) Management Information System
5 16 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
6 14 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.66%) iPhone
8 10 (1.28%) iPad
9 8 (1.02%) FMCG
9 8 (1.02%) Data Conversion
10 6 (0.77%) Fat Client
10 6 (0.77%) Replication
10 6 (0.77%) Thin Client
11 5 (0.64%) CMDB
12 3 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
12 3 (0.38%) Mashup
12 3 (0.38%) EPoS
12 3 (0.38%) AS400
12 3 (0.38%) Mobile App
13 2 (0.26%) E-Learning
Operating Systems
1 156 (19.90%) Windows
2 61 (7.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (6.51%) Android
4 49 (6.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 47 (5.99%) Windows XP
6 43 (5.48%) Windows 7
7 40 (5.10%) Apple iOS
8 33 (4.21%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (2.93%) Windows 8
10 22 (2.81%) Linux
11 15 (1.91%) Windows Vista
12 10 (1.28%) Windows Phone
13 9 (1.15%) UNIX
14 4 (0.51%) AIX
14 4 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 3 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
15 3 (0.38%) Mac OS X
16 2 (0.26%) Ubuntu
17 1 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
17 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 257 (32.78%) ERP
2 256 (32.65%) CRM
3 124 (15.82%) Project Management
4 81 (10.33%) PRINCE2
5 78 (9.95%) E-Commerce
6 59 (7.53%) Scrum
7 58 (7.40%) ITIL
8 57 (7.27%) Business Intelligence
9 54 (6.89%) Waterfall
10 42 (5.36%) Content Management
11 37 (4.72%) Social Media Marketing
12 35 (4.46%) Business Analysis
13 28 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (3.32%) Change Management
15 24 (3.06%) MVC
15 24 (3.06%) Business Development
16 22 (2.81%) Time Management
17 18 (2.30%) Continuous Improvement
17 18 (2.30%) Service Delivery
18 16 (2.04%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 207 (26.40%) SQL
2 81 (10.33%) JavaScript
3 73 (9.31%) C#
4 44 (5.61%) VB.NET
5 38 (4.85%) PHP
6 31 (3.95%) T-SQL
7 26 (3.32%) Java
8 20 (2.55%) Shell Script
9 17 (2.17%) VB
10 16 (2.04%) VBA
11 14 (1.79%) C
12 13 (1.66%) PHP5
12 13 (1.66%) PHP4
13 12 (1.53%) Apex Code
14 9 (1.15%) Python
15 8 (1.02%) C++
16 6 (0.77%) Uniface
16 6 (0.77%) VBScript
17 3 (0.38%) FoxPro (VFP)
18 2 (0.26%) Perl
Qualifications
1 54 (6.89%) Degree
2 39 (4.97%) CIMA
3 37 (4.72%) ACCA
4 18 (2.30%) AAT
5 16 (2.04%) MCP
6 13 (1.66%) PMI Certification
7 12 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (1.53%) PMP
8 8 (1.02%) Security Cleared
9 7 (0.89%) MCSE
10 5 (0.64%) ISEB
11 4 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
11 4 (0.51%) HND
11 4 (0.51%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 4 (0.51%) MCITP
12 3 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 3 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.26%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.26%) CCNA
13 2 (0.26%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (3.70%) ISO 9001
2 22 (2.81%) SLA
3 16 (2.04%) QA
4 8 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.13%) GMP
5 1 (0.13%) GLP
System Software
1 89 (11.35%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (3.06%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.77%) Terminal Server
5 4 (0.51%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.51%) 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 (2.04%) SCCM
2 13 (1.66%) SCOM
3 11 (1.40%) SCVMM
4 7 (0.89%) 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
1 225 (28.70%) Microsoft
2 222 (28.32%) SAP
3 119 (15.18%) Salesforce.com
4 113 (14.41%) Oracle
5 106 (13.52%) Pegasus
6 56 (7.14%) Epicor
7 44 (5.61%) JD Edwards
7 44 (5.61%) Cisco
8 42 (5.36%) Citrix
9 41 (5.23%) CODA
10 39 (4.97%) VMware
11 30 (3.83%) NetSuite
12 27 (3.44%) Sun
13 26 (3.32%) Infor
14 22 (2.81%) PeopleSoft
15 20 (2.55%) Siebel
16 18 (2.30%) Baan
17 17 (2.17%) Avaya
18 16 (2.04%) HP
19 15 (1.91%) Symantec
Cambridgeshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Egham, Surrey
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + OTE 60,000K Uncapped + car
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cheshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Cumbria
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Price Carnell Limited
Salary: From £17,000 to £30,000 per annum OTE + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
The People Network
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Car allowance, Shares
Posted: 13 hours ago
Hull, North Humberside
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Connectus
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Applied Card Technologies
Salary: From £32,000 to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
East Midlands
Code Red Associates
Salary: Dependent on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum + Car+ Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Remit Resources
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Full Benefits Package
Posted: 6 days ago