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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 610 660 517
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -143
Permanent jobs citing Sage 272 234 369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.22% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.47% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 240 198 322
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +15.38%

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
49648 49862 49795
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.34% 47.20% 48.34%
Number of salaries quoted 40419 39486 40892
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 £70,000 £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 5 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 5 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 +31 255 £38,750 -3.12% 89
South East +26 79 £40,000 -4.76% 23
North West +11 33 £30,000 +7.14% 15
East of England +10 33 £40,000 +6.66% 5
London +2 32 £40,000 - 14
Yorkshire +7 30 £32,000 -22.89% 4
South West -18 23 £23,000 -28.12% 3
Hampshire -7 21 £45,000 +5.88% 4
Hertfordshire -3 20 £40,000 +6.66% 5
Sheffield +8 17 £40,000 +166.66%
South Yorkshire +4 17 £40,000 +68.42%
Berkshire +2 16 £36,250 -39.58% 5
Manchester -12 16 £40,000 +36.75% 3
Buckinghamshire - 16 £33,750 - 6
East Midlands +30 14 £43,750 -27.08% 10
Surrey +3 14 £45,000 -29.41% 3
Cheshire -2 13 £30,000 +30.43% 8
Essex -4 11 £28,250 -11.71%
Bristol -4 11 £22,500 -29.68%
West Yorkshire -6 11 £32,000 -1.53% 2
West Midlands -36 11 £41,500 +59.61% 7
Stevenage - 11 £40,000 -
Warrington +13 10 £27,500 +19.56% 5
Leeds +2 10 £32,000 -20.00% 1
City of London +1 10 £40,000 +3.22% 6
Portsmouth -11 8 £47,500 +15.15% 2
Bath - 8 £27,500 -
Somerset - 8 £27,500 -
Hungerford - 7 £30,000 -
Wales -13 6 £45,000 -14.28% 1

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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.

1 212 (38.69%) ERP
2 186 (33.94%) Microsoft
3 172 (31.39%) Finance
4 166 (30.29%) SQL
5 144 (26.28%) CRM
6 137 (25.00%) SQL Server
7 134 (24.45%) Sage 200
8 120 (21.90%) SAP
9 117 (21.35%) MS Excel
9 117 (21.35%) Windows
10 108 (19.71%) Dynamics NAV
11 86 (15.69%) Project Management
12 81 (14.78%) Manufacturing
13 80 (14.60%) .NET
14 78 (14.23%) SharePoint
15 77 (14.05%) Dynamics CRM
16 75 (13.69%) Oracle
17 70 (12.77%) HTML
18 61 (11.13%) C#
19 60 (10.95%) Pegasus
20 57 (10.40%) JavaScript
21 56 (10.22%) Advertising
22 55 (10.04%) MS Office
23 50 (9.12%) ASP.NET
24 49 (8.94%) Active Directory
25 48 (8.76%) MS Exchange
25 48 (8.76%) Dynamics AX
26 47 (8.58%) Degree
27 46 (8.39%) XML
28 42 (7.66%) JD Edwards

Sage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 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 78 (14.23%) SharePoint
2 48 (8.76%) MS Exchange
3 21 (3.83%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (2.92%) Umbraco
5 15 (2.74%) SharePoint Server
6 13 (2.37%) IIS
7 12 (2.19%) Exchange Server 2013
7 12 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
7 12 (2.19%) BizTalk Server
8 10 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (1.64%) Drupal
10 8 (1.46%) nginx
10 8 (1.46%) CMS
11 6 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.91%) Exchange Server 2003
13 4 (0.73%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
13 4 (0.73%) Apache
13 4 (0.73%) DNN
14 3 (0.55%) SugarCRM
15 2 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 117 (21.35%) MS Excel
2 55 (10.04%) MS Office
3 8 (1.46%) MS Visio
3 8 (1.46%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (1.09%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.91%) MS Project
6 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 134 (24.45%) Sage 200
2 108 (19.71%) Dynamics NAV
3 77 (14.05%) Dynamics CRM
4 48 (8.76%) Dynamics AX
5 42 (7.66%) SAP Business One
5 42 (7.66%) Dynamics GP
6 33 (6.02%) Sage 50
7 27 (4.93%) Exchequer
8 23 (4.20%) Line 500
8 23 (4.20%) Agresso
9 21 (3.83%) Sage 1000
10 20 (3.65%) Magento
11 16 (2.92%) SalesLogix
12 15 (2.74%) Pegasus Opera
13 14 (2.55%) Lawson
14 8 (1.46%) GoldMine
15 6 (1.09%) Oracle General Ledger
15 6 (1.09%) Oracle Financials
16 4 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
16 4 (0.73%) MFGPRO
Cloud Services
1 15 (2.74%) Office 365
2 11 (2.01%) SaaS
3 9 (1.64%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (0.91%) GitHub
5 2 (0.36%) Taleo
6 1 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.18%) PaaS
6 1 (0.18%) Heroku
6 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 29 (5.29%) Firewall
1 29 (5.29%) VPN
2 27 (4.93%) DNS
3 21 (3.83%) TCP/IP
3 21 (3.83%) DHCP
4 19 (3.47%) Internet
5 17 (3.10%) VoIP
5 17 (3.10%) LAN
6 16 (2.92%) WAN
7 9 (1.64%) Cisco IOS
8 7 (1.28%) DSL
9 6 (1.09%) Wireless
10 5 (0.91%) HTTP
10 5 (0.91%) Broadband
11 4 (0.73%) PuTTY
11 4 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
11 4 (0.73%) Ethernet
11 4 (0.73%) SSH
11 4 (0.73%) Network Security
12 3 (0.55%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 29 (5.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 26 (4.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 25 (4.56%) MySQL
5 20 (3.65%) Crystal Reports
6 14 (2.55%) Data Warehouse
7 11 (2.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 9 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (1.46%) Oracle Reports
9 8 (1.46%) MS Access
10 4 (0.73%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 4 (0.73%) SSDT
10 4 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.55%) Informix
11 3 (0.55%) Big Data
12 2 (0.36%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.36%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.36%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.36%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 35 (6.39%) Visual Studio
2 22 (4.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (1.46%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (1.28%) NetAdvantage
4 7 (1.28%) LLBLGen Pro
5 3 (0.55%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.18%) JIRA
6 1 (0.18%) Git (software)
General
1 172 (31.39%) Finance
2 81 (14.78%) Manufacturing
3 56 (10.22%) Advertising
4 33 (6.02%) Marketing
5 29 (5.29%) Retail
6 15 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.64%) Legal
8 8 (1.46%) Back Office
8 8 (1.46%) French Language
9 7 (1.28%) General Ledger
10 5 (0.91%) German Language
10 5 (0.91%) Italian Language
10 5 (0.91%) Spanish Language
10 5 (0.91%) Banking
11 3 (0.55%) Billing
12 2 (0.36%) Electronics
13 1 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Publishing
13 1 (0.18%) Games
13 1 (0.18%) Law
Job Titles
1 165 (30.11%) Consultant
2 88 (16.06%) Analyst
3 79 (14.42%) Developer
4 71 (12.96%) ERP Consultant
5 67 (12.23%) Sage Consultant
6 53 (9.67%) Implementation Consultant
7 49 (8.94%) Support Analyst
8 40 (7.30%) Project Manager
9 37 (6.75%) Applications Support
10 25 (4.56%) Applications Support Analyst
11 22 (4.01%) .NET Developer
12 21 (3.83%) Support Consultant
13 19 (3.47%) Business Analyst
14 18 (3.28%) ERP Implementation Consultant
14 18 (3.28%) Help Desk Support
15 17 (3.10%) Help Desk Advisor
16 16 (2.92%) Software Developer
16 16 (2.92%) C# Developer
17 14 (2.55%) IT Support
17 14 (2.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (14.60%) .NET
2 70 (12.77%) HTML
3 50 (9.12%) ASP.NET
4 46 (8.39%) XML
5 30 (5.47%) HTML5
6 29 (5.29%) jQuery
7 27 (4.93%) CSS
8 24 (4.38%) WPF
9 18 (3.28%) Silverlight
10 17 (3.10%) .NET Framework
11 15 (2.74%) Web Services
12 13 (2.37%) WCF
12 13 (2.37%) CSS3
13 12 (2.19%) Ajax
14 9 (1.64%) COM
15 8 (1.46%) LAMP
16 7 (1.28%) LINQ
16 7 (1.28%) WF
16 7 (1.28%) WinForms
17 6 (1.09%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 42 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.65%) Management Information System
3 19 (3.47%) User Experience
4 16 (2.92%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.74%) EPoS
6 11 (2.01%) Blackberry
7 9 (1.64%) Social Media
8 8 (1.46%) iPad
8 8 (1.46%) iPhone
9 7 (1.28%) Graphic Design
9 7 (1.28%) Mathematics
10 6 (1.09%) Kindle
11 5 (0.91%) Data Integration
11 5 (0.91%) Tandem
11 5 (0.91%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (0.55%) APACS
12 3 (0.55%) EMV
12 3 (0.55%) Chip and PIN
12 3 (0.55%) EFT
12 3 (0.55%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 117 (21.35%) Windows
2 33 (6.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (5.84%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 26 (4.74%) Windows 8
6 23 (4.20%) Windows 7
7 19 (3.47%) Linux
8 16 (2.92%) Android
9 14 (2.55%) Windows XP
10 9 (1.64%) Apple iOS
11 7 (1.28%) UNIX
12 5 (0.91%) AIX
13 4 (0.73%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.73%) Windows Vista
14 2 (0.36%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
14 2 (0.36%) Mac OS
14 2 (0.36%) Debian
14 2 (0.36%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 212 (38.69%) ERP
2 144 (26.28%) CRM
3 86 (15.69%) Project Management
4 41 (7.48%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (7.12%) E-Commerce
6 38 (6.93%) Business Analysis
7 37 (6.75%) ITIL
8 34 (6.20%) PRINCE2
9 19 (3.47%) Migration
9 19 (3.47%) Scrum
10 18 (3.28%) Web Development
11 17 (3.10%) MVC
12 15 (2.74%) Logistics
12 15 (2.74%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (2.74%) Mentoring
13 13 (2.37%) Business Development
13 13 (2.37%) Data Protection
13 13 (2.37%) Content Management
14 12 (2.19%) OO
14 12 (2.19%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 166 (30.29%) SQL
2 61 (11.13%) C#
3 57 (10.40%) JavaScript
4 36 (6.57%) PHP
5 35 (6.39%) VB.NET
6 23 (4.20%) T-SQL
7 16 (2.92%) VBA
7 16 (2.92%) VB
8 10 (1.82%) PHP5
9 7 (1.28%) VB6
10 6 (1.09%) Java
11 5 (0.91%) PowerShell
12 4 (0.73%) VBScript
13 2 (0.36%) R
13 2 (0.36%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.36%) C++
14 1 (0.18%) X++
14 1 (0.18%) Ruby
14 1 (0.18%) C
14 1 (0.18%) VC++
Qualifications
1 47 (8.58%) Degree
2 16 (2.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (2.37%) VCP4
4 12 (2.19%) ACCA
5 11 (2.01%) CIMA
6 10 (1.82%) AAT
6 10 (1.82%) MCP
7 8 (1.46%) ITIL Certification
7 8 (1.46%) PMI Certification
8 7 (1.28%) PMP
9 6 (1.09%) MCSE
9 6 (1.09%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (0.91%) ISEB
11 4 (0.73%) CCSA
12 3 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 2 (0.36%) HND
13 2 (0.36%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.36%) CCNA
13 2 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.55%) QA
2 7 (1.28%) SLA
3 6 (1.09%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.55%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.36%) ISO 9000
7 1 (0.18%) GMP
7 1 (0.18%) GLP
7 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
System Software
1 49 (8.94%) Active Directory
2 13 (2.37%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.46%) Terminal Services
4 5 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.55%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.36%) vSphere
6 2 (0.36%) XenApp
6 2 (0.36%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
7 1 (0.18%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (2.01%) Backup Exec
2 4 (0.73%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.18%) WSUS
3 1 (0.18%) SCCM
3 1 (0.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.18%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.18%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 186 (33.94%) Microsoft
2 120 (21.90%) SAP
3 75 (13.69%) Oracle
4 60 (10.95%) Pegasus
5 42 (7.66%) JD Edwards
5 42 (7.66%) Salesforce.com
6 32 (5.84%) Epicor
7 21 (3.83%) HP
8 19 (3.47%) Cisco
8 19 (3.47%) NetSuite
9 18 (3.28%) Infor
10 15 (2.74%) VMware
10 15 (2.74%) Symantec
11 14 (2.55%) Citrix
12 13 (2.37%) SonicWALL
13 11 (2.01%) CODA
14 10 (1.82%) Baan
14 10 (1.82%) Apple
14 10 (1.82%) Dell
15 8 (1.46%) Barracuda Networks
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Profit share
Posted: 6 hours ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Oxford Hays
Posted: 10 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Ascend Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
White Clarke Group
Salary: £28-43k dependant on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Great Role Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Centric Resource
Salary: From £23,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £25k - 32k per year + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Car
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Matlock, Derbyshire
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Profit share
Posted: 3 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + be- training, progression, pens
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £48000 per annum + pension + private healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Sowerby Bridge, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago