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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 617 509 527
Rank change year-on-year
-108 +18
Permanent jobs citing Sage 317 407 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.56% 0.75% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 261 347 400
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,400 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £52,700 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
56972 54308 60182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.05% 48.84% 47.88%
Number of salaries quoted 45601 44207 50746
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 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -112 292 £37,500 +0.67% 97
South East -56 72 £37,500 -16.66% 22
London -57 67 £45,000 -5.26% 12
North West +1 34 £37,500 +36.36% 18
Yorkshire -19 27 £32,000 +6.66% 11
Berkshire -15 24 £35,000 -22.22% 8
Hampshire +3 23 £45,000 +34.32% 4
West Midlands -3 22 £26,000 -13.33% 5
South West -9 22 £37,500 +38.88% 6
East of England -47 22 £35,000 - 6
Manchester +16 20 £40,750 +91.76% 11
West Yorkshire -21 19 £31,500 +57.50% 7
Scotland -11 15 £35,000 - 3
City of London -33 14 £37,500 -28.57% 5
Fareham - 14 £50,000 - 3
Reading -6 12 £45,250 +52.10% 3
West Sussex +9 11 £26,600 -1.48% 4
Bristol +4 11 £37,500 +33.92%
Leeds -19 11 £31,500 +57.50% 1
Birmingham +8 10 £26,000 -50.47% 3
Essex -18 10 £37,500 +76.47% 1
East Midlands -56 10 £42,500 +36.00% 8
North East +2 9 £25,250 -15.83% 8
Bradford - 8 £23,500 - 2
Cheshire -14 7 £30,000 - 4
Haywards Heath - 7 £23,500 - 1
Edinburgh - 7 £51,250 -
Newcastle upon Tyne +7 6 £23,500 -21.66% 6
Tyne and Wear +2 6 £23,500 -21.66% 7
Nottingham 0 6 £53,750 +49.30% 2

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 248 (43.21%) Finance
2 204 (35.54%) ERP
3 188 (32.75%) SAP
4 183 (31.88%) CRM
5 177 (30.84%) Microsoft
6 172 (29.97%) SQL
7 158 (27.53%) Windows
8 135 (23.52%) Oracle
9 131 (22.82%) SQL Server
10 125 (21.78%) Dynamics NAV
11 102 (17.77%) MS Excel
12 91 (15.85%) Sage 200
13 90 (15.68%) Salesforce.com
14 84 (14.63%) HTML
14 84 (14.63%) Dynamics GP
15 79 (13.76%) Project Management
16 78 (13.59%) Degree
17 77 (13.41%) NetSuite
18 76 (13.24%) .NET
19 64 (11.15%) Dynamics CRM
20 61 (10.63%) Active Directory
20 61 (10.63%) Epicor
20 61 (10.63%) Agresso
20 61 (10.63%) Windows Server 2008
21 59 (10.28%) MS Exchange
21 59 (10.28%) Dynamics AX
22 58 (10.10%) MS Office
23 56 (9.76%) Infor
24 54 (9.41%) C#
24 54 (9.41%) ITIL

Sage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 59 (10.28%) MS Exchange
2 50 (8.71%) SharePoint
3 32 (5.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (3.48%) IIS
5 18 (3.14%) Exchange Server 2003
6 17 (2.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 16 (2.79%) SharePoint 2010
8 13 (2.26%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (1.74%) Lync
9 10 (1.74%) SugarCRM
10 9 (1.57%) Drupal
10 9 (1.57%) Umbraco
10 9 (1.57%) CMS
10 9 (1.57%) Tomcat
11 8 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2013
12 6 (1.05%) Apache
13 4 (0.70%) nginx
14 3 (0.52%) LiveLink
15 2 (0.35%) WebSphere Application Server
15 2 (0.35%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 102 (17.77%) MS Excel
2 58 (10.10%) MS Office
3 11 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.52%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.35%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.35%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.35%) MS Project
6 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 125 (21.78%) Dynamics NAV
2 91 (15.85%) Sage 200
3 84 (14.63%) Dynamics GP
4 64 (11.15%) Dynamics CRM
5 61 (10.63%) Agresso
6 59 (10.28%) Dynamics AX
7 44 (7.67%) SAP Business One
8 40 (6.97%) SAP FI
9 38 (6.62%) SAP FI/CO
9 38 (6.62%) SAP CO
10 34 (5.92%) Exchequer
11 33 (5.75%) Sage 1000
12 29 (5.05%) SalesLogix
13 23 (4.01%) Oracle Financials
14 22 (3.83%) Line 50
15 21 (3.66%) Lawson
16 15 (2.61%) Pegasus Opera
16 15 (2.61%) Sage 50
17 12 (2.09%) SAP R/3
18 10 (1.74%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.01%) SaaS
2 4 (0.70%) Office 365
3 3 (0.52%) Taleo
3 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.52%) Force.com
4 2 (0.35%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.27%) Firewall
2 32 (5.57%) VPN
2 32 (5.57%) DNS
3 27 (4.70%) DHCP
4 23 (4.01%) WAN
4 23 (4.01%) LAN
5 22 (3.83%) Internet
6 21 (3.66%) TCP/IP
7 15 (2.61%) SAN
8 11 (1.92%) Intranet
9 10 (1.74%) Cisco IOS
10 9 (1.57%) Wireless
10 9 (1.57%) VoIP
11 8 (1.39%) SSL
11 8 (1.39%) VLAN
12 6 (1.05%) Network Security
12 6 (1.05%) IPsec
12 6 (1.05%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (0.87%) Structured Cabling
13 5 (0.87%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (22.82%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 24 (4.18%) Relational Database
4 23 (4.01%) Crystal Reports
5 22 (3.83%) MySQL
5 22 (3.83%) SQL Server 2008
6 21 (3.66%) RDBMS
7 16 (2.79%) SQL Server 2005
8 12 (2.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (2.09%) MS Access
9 10 (1.74%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
11 6 (1.05%) SQL Server 2000
11 6 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.05%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.87%) DTS
12 5 (0.87%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (0.87%) Oracle Discoverer
12 5 (0.87%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 9 (1.57%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.22%) JIRA
3 5 (0.87%) Visual Studio
3 5 (0.87%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (0.87%) Subversion
4 3 (0.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.35%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.35%) Ant
6 1 (0.17%) JUnit
6 1 (0.17%) Selenium
6 1 (0.17%) Maven
6 1 (0.17%) DbUnit
General
1 248 (43.21%) Finance
2 45 (7.84%) Manufacturing
3 38 (6.62%) Marketing
4 36 (6.27%) Local Government
5 21 (3.66%) Retail
5 21 (3.66%) Advertising
6 16 (2.79%) Banking
7 13 (2.26%) Telecoms
8 9 (1.57%) Legal
8 9 (1.57%) French Language
9 6 (1.05%) Billing
10 5 (0.87%) General Ledger
10 5 (0.87%) German Language
11 3 (0.52%) Publishing
11 3 (0.52%) Games
11 3 (0.52%) Back Office
12 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.35%) Automotive
12 2 (0.35%) Law
12 2 (0.35%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 182 (31.71%) Consultant
2 87 (15.16%) Analyst
3 70 (12.20%) ERP Consultant
4 58 (10.10%) Developer
5 57 (9.93%) Support Analyst
6 47 (8.19%) Sales Consultant
6 47 (8.19%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 32 (5.57%) Sage Consultant
8 30 (5.23%) Project Manager
8 30 (5.23%) Support Engineer
9 27 (4.70%) IT Manager
10 26 (4.53%) Applications Support
11 25 (4.36%) CRM Consultant
11 25 (4.36%) Software Consultant
12 22 (3.83%) Implementation Consultant
13 20 (3.48%) 2nd Line Support
14 18 (3.14%) Business Consultant
15 16 (2.79%) Business Analyst
15 16 (2.79%) IT Support
16 14 (2.44%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (14.63%) HTML
2 76 (13.24%) .NET
3 38 (6.62%) XML
4 36 (6.27%) CSS
5 21 (3.66%) HTML5
6 19 (3.31%) ASP.NET
6 19 (3.31%) Web Services
7 17 (2.96%) jQuery
8 15 (2.61%) COM
9 9 (1.57%) WCF
10 7 (1.22%) LAMP
11 6 (1.05%) Django
11 6 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (1.05%) Backbone.js
12 5 (0.87%) Sass
12 5 (0.87%) REST
12 5 (0.87%) .NET Framework
13 4 (0.70%) JSON
13 4 (0.70%) WPF
13 4 (0.70%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.01%) Blackberry
2 17 (2.96%) Computer Science
3 14 (2.44%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.26%) Replication
5 12 (2.09%) AS400
6 11 (1.92%) E-Learning
6 11 (1.92%) iPhone
6 11 (1.92%) Social Media
7 10 (1.74%) Mathematics
8 9 (1.57%) Kindle
8 9 (1.57%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (1.05%) iPad
10 5 (0.87%) Fat Client
10 5 (0.87%) Client/Server
10 5 (0.87%) Thin Client
10 5 (0.87%) FMCG
11 4 (0.70%) Smartcard
11 4 (0.70%) EPoS
11 4 (0.70%) EMV
11 4 (0.70%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 158 (27.53%) Windows
2 61 (10.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (8.89%) Linux
4 49 (8.54%) Windows Server 2003
5 32 (5.57%) Windows 7
6 29 (5.05%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (4.70%) UNIX
8 26 (4.53%) Windows XP
9 21 (3.66%) Solaris
10 19 (3.31%) Android
11 13 (2.26%) Apple iOS
11 13 (2.26%) Windows 8
12 11 (1.92%) Windows Vista
13 8 (1.39%) Mac OS X
14 6 (1.05%) Windows Phone
15 5 (0.87%) FreeBSD
16 3 (0.52%) Debian
16 3 (0.52%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.35%) Windows 2000 Server
17 2 (0.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 204 (35.54%) ERP
2 183 (31.88%) CRM
3 79 (13.76%) Project Management
4 54 (9.41%) ITIL
4 54 (9.41%) PRINCE2
5 51 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
6 49 (8.54%) E-Commerce
7 22 (3.83%) Migration
7 22 (3.83%) Scrum
8 21 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
8 21 (3.66%) Waterfall
9 19 (3.31%) Business Analysis
9 19 (3.31%) User Acceptance Testing
10 18 (3.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 17 (2.96%) Change Management
12 16 (2.79%) Agile Software Development
12 16 (2.79%) Content Management
13 14 (2.44%) Asset Management
13 14 (2.44%) B2B
13 14 (2.44%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 172 (29.97%) SQL
2 54 (9.41%) C#
3 53 (9.23%) Java
4 43 (7.49%) JavaScript
5 38 (6.62%) C
6 37 (6.45%) PHP
7 25 (4.36%) C++
8 23 (4.01%) Shell Script
9 22 (3.83%) Perl
9 22 (3.83%) T-SQL
10 17 (2.96%) VB.NET
11 11 (1.92%) VBA
12 10 (1.74%) VBScript
12 10 (1.74%) VB
13 6 (1.05%) Apex Code
14 5 (0.87%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.70%) Python
15 4 (0.70%) PHP5
15 4 (0.70%) PHP4
15 4 (0.70%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 78 (13.59%) Degree
2 17 (2.96%) ACCA
2 17 (2.96%) CIMA
3 16 (2.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (2.79%) AAT
4 13 (2.26%) MCP
5 7 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 7 (1.22%) PMI Certification
6 6 (1.05%) PMP
7 5 (0.87%) Security Cleared
8 4 (0.70%) MCSE
9 3 (0.52%) ISEB
9 3 (0.52%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.52%) MCTS
10 2 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.35%) CCNA
10 2 (0.35%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.35%) MBCS
11 1 (0.17%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.83%) SLA
2 10 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (1.74%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.05%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.52%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.17%) QA
System Software
1 61 (10.63%) Active Directory
2 25 (4.36%) Hyper-V
3 22 (3.83%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.39%) Terminal Services
5 5 (0.87%) XenApp
5 5 (0.87%) XenServer
6 4 (0.70%) vSphere
7 3 (0.52%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.52%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.35%) UAG
8 2 (0.35%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.17%) SpamAssassin
9 1 (0.17%) Postfix
9 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.17%) Xen
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (2.09%) SCCM
1 12 (2.09%) SCOM
2 10 (1.74%) SCVMM
3 9 (1.57%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.52%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.35%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.17%) SCSM
Vendors
1 188 (32.75%) SAP
2 177 (30.84%) Microsoft
3 135 (23.52%) Oracle
4 90 (15.68%) Salesforce.com
5 77 (13.41%) NetSuite
6 61 (10.63%) Epicor
7 56 (9.76%) Infor
8 53 (9.23%) Pegasus
9 42 (7.32%) CODA
10 41 (7.14%) JD Edwards
11 38 (6.62%) PeopleSoft
11 38 (6.62%) Citrix
12 36 (6.27%) VMware
13 28 (4.88%) Baan
14 27 (4.70%) Cisco
15 22 (3.83%) Sun
15 22 (3.83%) Siebel
16 21 (3.66%) Sybase
17 20 (3.48%) Avaya
18 19 (3.31%) Business Objects
City, London
SEC Recruitment Limited
Salary: £350000 - £450000 per annum
Posted: 54 minutes ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 20,000 - 25,000
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Rock Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Montash
Salary: £75000 - £85000 per annum + bonus+benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Altrincham, Cheshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £18 - £22 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £43000 - £53000 per annum + Car, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + plus excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + comms + Bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £23000 - £27000 per annum + bens - pens, health + more
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sharpe Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: 23 days holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: 5 days ago