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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 608 659 542
Rank change year-on-year
+51 -117
Permanent jobs citing Sage 296 251 372
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.22% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.58% 0.47% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 267 203 320
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £52,500
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
51059 53070 52621
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.20% 47.02% 48.68%
Number of salaries quoted 41278 42242 43022
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 £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +49 276 £37,500 - 104
South East +36 74 £37,500 -5.06% 12
North West +25 45 £30,000 -7.69% 14
London -22 37 £40,000 -11.11% 27
East of England +29 36 £40,000 +10.34% 4
Yorkshire +14 32 £32,000 -20.00% 7
Hertfordshire +13 27 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Manchester +8 22 £40,000 +23.07% 4
East Midlands +22 18 £40,000 -5.88% 9
Cheshire +14 18 £27,500 +2.80% 7
Sheffield +13 18 £40,000 +166.66%
South Yorkshire +9 18 £40,000 +23.07%
South West -17 17 £27,500 -26.66% 12
Hampshire -5 16 £46,250 +2.77% 2
Warrington +28 15 £27,500 +5.76% 4
Berkshire -6 15 £40,000 -3.61% 2
Buckinghamshire - 14 £35,500 - 2
City of London +3 13 £40,000 +3.22% 5
West Yorkshire 0 13 £32,000 -20.00% 3
West Midlands -36 13 £35,000 +34.61% 9
Leeds +9 12 £32,000 -10.48% 2
Stevenage - 11 £40,000 - 1
East Sussex -12 9 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Somerset +12 8 £27,500 -31.25% 2
Bath - 8 £27,500 -
Surrey +2 7 £45,000 +20.00%
Essex +2 7 £26,500 -17.18%
Portsmouth -2 7 £47,500 +5.55%
Bristol -5 7 £22,500 -30.76% 2
Leicestershire +26 6 £51,250 +28.12% 1

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 210 (37.63%) ERP
2 189 (33.87%) Finance
3 185 (33.15%) Microsoft
4 184 (32.97%) SQL
5 147 (26.34%) SQL Server
5 147 (26.34%) CRM
6 138 (24.73%) SAP
7 131 (23.48%) MS Excel
8 127 (22.76%) Sage 200
9 126 (22.58%) Windows
10 117 (20.97%) Dynamics NAV
11 98 (17.56%) Oracle
12 83 (14.87%) Project Management
13 82 (14.70%) Dynamics CRM
14 79 (14.16%) Manufacturing
14 79 (14.16%) .NET
15 74 (13.26%) SharePoint
16 70 (12.54%) HTML
17 61 (10.93%) Pegasus
18 58 (10.39%) Degree
18 58 (10.39%) C#
19 54 (9.68%) JavaScript
19 54 (9.68%) MS Office
20 51 (9.14%) JD Edwards
21 50 (8.96%) Advertising
22 49 (8.78%) ASP.NET
22 49 (8.78%) Dynamics GP
23 48 (8.60%) Salesforce.com
24 45 (8.06%) XML
24 45 (8.06%) Dynamics AX

Sage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 74 (13.26%) SharePoint
2 44 (7.89%) MS Exchange
3 19 (3.41%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (2.87%) SharePoint Server
5 14 (2.51%) IIS
6 13 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
7 12 (2.15%) Umbraco
8 11 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (1.79%) SugarCRM
9 10 (1.79%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (1.43%) Drupal
11 7 (1.25%) CMS
11 7 (1.25%) nginx
12 4 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2003
12 4 (0.72%) DNN
12 4 (0.72%) Apache
13 3 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 3 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 131 (23.48%) MS Excel
2 54 (9.68%) MS Office
3 7 (1.25%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.90%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.72%) MS Project
5 4 (0.72%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.18%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 127 (22.76%) Sage 200
2 117 (20.97%) Dynamics NAV
3 82 (14.70%) Dynamics CRM
4 49 (8.78%) Dynamics GP
5 45 (8.06%) Dynamics AX
6 39 (6.99%) SAP Business One
7 34 (6.09%) Sage 50
8 32 (5.73%) Sage ERP X3
9 30 (5.38%) Sage CRM
10 27 (4.84%) Exchequer
10 27 (4.84%) Agresso
11 23 (4.12%) Line 500
12 19 (3.41%) Magento
13 18 (3.23%) Sage 1000
13 18 (3.23%) Pegasus Opera
14 16 (2.87%) SalesLogix
15 13 (2.33%) Lawson
16 12 (2.15%) Oracle General Ledger
17 11 (1.97%) Oracle Financials
18 8 (1.43%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (2.87%) Office 365
2 10 (1.79%) SaaS
3 6 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.90%) GitHub
4 5 (0.90%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 4 (0.72%) Taleo
6 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.18%) PaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 33 (5.91%) Firewall
2 27 (4.84%) DNS
3 26 (4.66%) VPN
4 21 (3.76%) LAN
5 20 (3.58%) DHCP
6 19 (3.41%) TCP/IP
6 19 (3.41%) WAN
7 18 (3.23%) Internet
8 15 (2.69%) VoIP
9 11 (1.97%) Wireless
10 7 (1.25%) DSL
10 7 (1.25%) Cisco IOS
11 6 (1.08%) Intranet
11 6 (1.08%) Broadband
12 5 (0.90%) ATM
12 5 (0.90%) HTTP
12 5 (0.90%) TETRA
12 5 (0.90%) SSH
12 5 (0.90%) PuTTY
13 3 (0.54%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (26.34%) SQL Server
2 33 (5.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (5.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 29 (5.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 29 (5.20%) MySQL
5 26 (4.66%) Crystal Reports
6 20 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
7 14 (2.51%) Oracle Reports
8 12 (2.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 10 (1.79%) MS Access
10 6 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
11 5 (0.90%) Informix
12 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (0.72%) SSDT
12 4 (0.72%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
13 3 (0.54%) Relational Database
13 3 (0.54%) PostgreSQL
13 3 (0.54%) QlikView
14 2 (0.36%) BusinessObjects XI
14 2 (0.36%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 34 (6.09%) Visual Studio
2 20 (3.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (1.08%) LLBLGen Pro
4 6 (1.08%) NetAdvantage
5 3 (0.54%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.18%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.18%) JIRA
6 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
General
1 189 (33.87%) Finance
2 79 (14.16%) Manufacturing
3 50 (8.96%) Advertising
4 37 (6.63%) Marketing
5 27 (4.84%) Retail
6 25 (4.48%) Telecoms
7 13 (2.33%) General Ledger
8 11 (1.97%) Back Office
9 8 (1.43%) French Language
10 6 (1.08%) Front Office
11 5 (0.90%) Legal
11 5 (0.90%) German Language
11 5 (0.90%) Italian Language
11 5 (0.90%) Spanish Language
11 5 (0.90%) Banking
12 4 (0.72%) Local Government
12 4 (0.72%) Billing
13 2 (0.36%) Electronics
14 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 159 (28.49%) Consultant
2 99 (17.74%) Analyst
3 79 (14.16%) Developer
4 69 (12.37%) ERP Consultant
5 60 (10.75%) Sage Consultant
6 58 (10.39%) Implementation Consultant
7 52 (9.32%) Support Analyst
8 42 (7.53%) Project Manager
9 38 (6.81%) Applications Support
10 27 (4.84%) Applications Support Analyst
10 27 (4.84%) Business Analyst
11 23 (4.12%) .NET Developer
12 21 (3.76%) ERP Implementation Consultant
13 17 (3.05%) Help Desk Advisor
13 17 (3.05%) C# Developer
13 17 (3.05%) Support Consultant
13 17 (3.05%) Help Desk Support
14 14 (2.51%) Team Leader
14 14 (2.51%) PHP Developer
14 14 (2.51%) Applications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (14.16%) .NET
2 70 (12.54%) HTML
3 49 (8.78%) ASP.NET
4 45 (8.06%) XML
5 30 (5.38%) jQuery
6 25 (4.48%) HTML5
7 24 (4.30%) CSS
8 21 (3.76%) WPF
9 16 (2.87%) Silverlight
10 15 (2.69%) .NET Framework
11 14 (2.51%) Web Services
12 12 (2.15%) Ajax
13 11 (1.97%) WCF
14 10 (1.79%) COM
15 8 (1.43%) LAMP
15 8 (1.43%) CSS3
16 7 (1.25%) EDI
17 6 (1.08%) WinForms
17 6 (1.08%) LINQ
17 6 (1.08%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.71%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (4.30%) Management Information System
3 19 (3.41%) User Experience
4 17 (3.05%) EPoS
5 15 (2.69%) Computer Science
6 11 (1.97%) Blackberry
7 9 (1.61%) Social Media
8 8 (1.43%) iPad
8 8 (1.43%) iPhone
9 7 (1.25%) Mathematics
9 7 (1.25%) Kindle
10 6 (1.08%) Tandem
10 6 (1.08%) Graphic Design
11 5 (0.90%) Replication
11 5 (0.90%) APACS
11 5 (0.90%) EMV
11 5 (0.90%) Chip and PIN
11 5 (0.90%) EFT
11 5 (0.90%) Data Integration
12 4 (0.72%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 126 (22.58%) Windows
2 35 (6.27%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (5.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 28 (5.02%) Windows Server 2003
5 25 (4.48%) Windows 7
6 24 (4.30%) Linux
7 22 (3.94%) Windows 8
8 14 (2.51%) Android
9 12 (2.15%) Windows XP
10 9 (1.61%) UNIX
11 8 (1.43%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.25%) AIX
13 3 (0.54%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.36%) Debian
14 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.36%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.18%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (37.63%) ERP
2 147 (26.34%) CRM
3 83 (14.87%) Project Management
4 42 (7.53%) Business Analysis
5 41 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (6.99%) ITIL
7 35 (6.27%) PRINCE2
7 35 (6.27%) E-Commerce
8 23 (4.12%) Migration
9 21 (3.76%) Business Intelligence
10 19 (3.41%) Business Development
11 18 (3.23%) Scrum
12 17 (3.05%) Time Management
13 16 (2.87%) Software Engineering
13 16 (2.87%) Systems Analysis
13 16 (2.87%) MVC
14 15 (2.69%) Web Development
15 14 (2.51%) GAP Analysis
16 13 (2.33%) Logistics
16 13 (2.33%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 184 (32.97%) SQL
2 58 (10.39%) C#
3 54 (9.68%) JavaScript
4 39 (6.99%) PHP
5 36 (6.45%) VB.NET
6 23 (4.12%) T-SQL
7 17 (3.05%) VBA
8 15 (2.69%) VB
9 9 (1.61%) PHP5
10 7 (1.25%) Java
11 6 (1.08%) PowerShell
11 6 (1.08%) VB6
12 4 (0.72%) VBScript
13 2 (0.36%) C
13 2 (0.36%) C++
13 2 (0.36%) R
14 1 (0.18%) Ruby
14 1 (0.18%) X++
14 1 (0.18%) VC++
14 1 (0.18%) Python
Qualifications
1 58 (10.39%) Degree
2 21 (3.76%) Microsoft Certification
3 12 (2.15%) ACCA
4 11 (1.97%) CIMA
4 11 (1.97%) MCSE
5 9 (1.61%) MCP
6 8 (1.43%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.08%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 6 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (1.08%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.08%) AAT
8 5 (0.90%) CCSA
8 5 (0.90%) PMP
8 5 (0.90%) CCNA
8 5 (0.90%) ISEB
9 4 (0.72%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.36%) HND
11 1 (0.18%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.18%) MCITP
11 1 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.97%) SLA
1 11 (1.97%) QA
2 7 (1.25%) ISO 9001
3 5 (0.90%) ISO 8583
4 4 (0.72%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 2 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.36%) ISO 9000
6 1 (0.18%) GMP
6 1 (0.18%) GLP
6 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 39 (6.99%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 7 (1.25%) Terminal Services
3 7 (1.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.36%) ISA Server
4 2 (0.36%) XenApp
5 1 (0.18%) XenServer
5 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 10 (1.79%) Backup Exec
2 4 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 3 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.18%) WSUS
4 1 (0.18%) SCCM
4 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 185 (33.15%) Microsoft
2 138 (24.73%) SAP
3 98 (17.56%) Oracle
4 61 (10.93%) Pegasus
5 51 (9.14%) JD Edwards
6 48 (8.60%) Salesforce.com
7 30 (5.38%) Epicor
8 21 (3.76%) Cisco
9 19 (3.41%) HP
9 19 (3.41%) VMware
10 17 (3.05%) NetSuite
11 16 (2.87%) Infor
12 15 (2.69%) Citrix
12 15 (2.69%) CODA
13 13 (2.33%) Symantec
14 12 (2.15%) Hyperion
15 11 (1.97%) Dell
16 10 (1.79%) Apple
17 9 (1.61%) IBM
17 9 (1.61%) Northgate
Bridgwater, Somerset
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Stevenage, Hertfordshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 35-45k
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 45,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Hertfordshire
Hays Finance Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Hull, North Humberside
Bluetownonline
Salary: £18k - 28k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Harrow, Middlesex
Qualserv Consulting
Salary: benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
GLM Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car
Posted: 4 days ago
Blackburn, Lancashire
GLM Recruitment
Salary: From £40,000 to £46,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Networking People
Salary: £3-9k bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Networking People
Salary: 15% bonus,
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harris Global
Salary: From £70,000 to £78,000 per annum + BENS + BONUS
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Consulting Point
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Consulting Point
Salary: £40000 - £62000 per annum + pension, car allowance, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago