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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 631 656 504
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -152
Permanent jobs citing Sage 272 247 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.23% 0.38%
As % of the Vendors category 0.51% 0.47% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 233 208 378
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,850 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%

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
53825 52323 54383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.92% 47.71% 47.07%
Number of salaries quoted 44081 41893 45796
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 £67,500 £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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +43 266 £40,000 +14.28% 56
South East +14 60 £45,000 +28.57% 17
London +45 57 £45,500 +26.76% 11
East of England -15 35 £40,000 +14.28% 2
West Midlands -4 28 £45,000 +63.63% 4
East Midlands +25 27 £35,000 -30.00% 2
Hampshire -6 22 £47,500 +55.73% 5
South West -8 21 £22,500 -35.71% 4
North West -13 19 £35,000 +16.66% 12
Hertfordshire -21 16 £40,000 +14.28%
Bristol +16 13 £22,500 -29.68% 1
Surrey +5 13 £42,500 +91.01% 3
Yorkshire -28 13 £30,000 -25.00% 3
Derbyshire +24 12 £40,000 +86.04% 1
Staffordshire +13 10 £45,000 +136.84%
Manchester -23 10 £40,000 +33.33% 5
City of London +27 9 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Nottinghamshire +15 9 £35,000 -41.66% 1
South Yorkshire -9 9 £20,000 -42.85% 2
Burton-upon-Trent +14 8 £45,000 +136.84%
Berkshire -8 8 £40,000 -30.43% 2
Stevenage - 8 £40,000 -
Essex -12 7 £35,000 -5.40% 2
Portsmouth -19 7 £47,500 +18.75% 2
Nottingham +11 6 £32,500 -45.83% 1
Bedfordshire +3 6 £43,750 +25.00%
Fareham -3 6 £47,500 +111.11% 1
Derby +12 5 £32,500 -40.90%
Bedford +7 5 £42,500 +21.42%
Cheadle - 5 £40,000 -

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 217 (36.66%) ERP
2 183 (30.91%) Finance
3 181 (30.57%) Microsoft
4 179 (30.24%) CRM
5 171 (28.89%) SQL
6 141 (23.82%) SAP
7 135 (22.80%) Sage 200
8 134 (22.64%) SQL Server
9 127 (21.45%) MS Excel
10 110 (18.58%) Project Management
11 108 (18.24%) Windows
12 103 (17.40%) SharePoint
13 95 (16.05%) .NET
14 94 (15.88%) Oracle
14 94 (15.88%) Dynamics NAV
15 91 (15.37%) Dynamics CRM
16 90 (15.20%) HTML
17 75 (12.67%) C#
17 75 (12.67%) JavaScript
18 73 (12.33%) Advertising
19 71 (11.99%) Manufacturing
20 65 (10.98%) Pegasus
21 63 (10.64%) Dynamics AX
22 62 (10.47%) E-Commerce
23 61 (10.30%) Salesforce.com
24 59 (9.97%) MS Office
25 58 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
26 55 (9.29%) SAP Business One
27 54 (9.12%) Active Directory
28 52 (8.78%) Sage 50

Sage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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
1 103 (17.40%) SharePoint
2 40 (6.76%) MS Exchange
3 33 (5.57%) Umbraco
4 25 (4.22%) CMS
5 20 (3.38%) Drupal
5 20 (3.38%) SharePoint 2010
6 16 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 16 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
7 15 (2.53%) IIS
8 13 (2.20%) SharePoint Server
9 8 (1.35%) BizTalk Server
9 8 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (1.01%) nginx
11 4 (0.68%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.51%) DNN
13 2 (0.34%) Lync
13 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.34%) SugarCRM
13 2 (0.34%) Sitecore CMS
14 1 (0.17%) GlassFish
Applications
1 127 (21.45%) MS Excel
2 59 (9.97%) MS Office
3 24 (4.05%) MS Visio
4 11 (1.86%) Photoshop
5 8 (1.35%) Spreadsheet
6 6 (1.01%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (1.01%) MS Project
7 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 135 (22.80%) Sage 200
2 94 (15.88%) Dynamics NAV
3 91 (15.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 63 (10.64%) Dynamics AX
5 55 (9.29%) SAP Business One
6 52 (8.78%) Sage 50
7 41 (6.93%) Dynamics GP
8 36 (6.08%) Line 500
9 34 (5.74%) Agresso
10 33 (5.57%) Sage 1000
11 31 (5.24%) Magento
12 29 (4.90%) Exchequer
13 17 (2.87%) Pegasus Opera
14 16 (2.70%) Lawson
15 14 (2.36%) GoldMine
15 14 (2.36%) SalesLogix
16 8 (1.35%) Oracle Financials
17 7 (1.18%) Movex
18 6 (1.01%) Sage BI
19 5 (0.84%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 18 (3.04%) SaaS
2 11 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.35%) Office 365
4 2 (0.34%) Taleo
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 36 (6.08%) Internet
2 17 (2.87%) VPN
2 17 (2.87%) DNS
2 17 (2.87%) Firewall
3 16 (2.70%) VoIP
4 14 (2.36%) WAN
5 13 (2.20%) LAN
6 12 (2.03%) DHCP
7 11 (1.86%) TCP/IP
8 8 (1.35%) Cisco IOS
9 7 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
10 6 (1.01%) Wireless
11 4 (0.68%) Network Security
12 3 (0.51%) Intranet
12 3 (0.51%) Ethernet
12 3 (0.51%) SAN
13 2 (0.34%) Cisco PIX
14 1 (0.17%) 3G
14 1 (0.17%) LTE
14 1 (0.17%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 37 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (5.57%) Crystal Reports
4 21 (3.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 19 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (3.04%) MySQL
7 17 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (2.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 14 (2.36%) MS Access
8 14 (2.36%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
9 5 (0.84%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.51%) SSDT
10 3 (0.51%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.51%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 3 (0.51%) Big Data
11 2 (0.34%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.34%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.34%) SAP HANA
11 2 (0.34%) BusinessObjects XI
Development Applications
1 43 (7.26%) Visual Studio
2 21 (3.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
4 9 (1.52%) LLBLGen Pro
4 9 (1.52%) NetAdvantage
5 4 (0.68%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.34%) JIRA
6 2 (0.34%) Git (software)
General
1 183 (30.91%) Finance
2 73 (12.33%) Advertising
3 71 (11.99%) Manufacturing
4 50 (8.45%) Marketing
5 45 (7.60%) Retail
6 13 (2.20%) Back Office
7 11 (1.86%) Telecoms
8 10 (1.69%) Legal
9 9 (1.52%) Banking
10 8 (1.35%) Games
11 6 (1.01%) General Ledger
12 4 (0.68%) Billing
13 2 (0.34%) French Language
13 2 (0.34%) Law
14 1 (0.17%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 162 (27.36%) Consultant
2 102 (17.23%) Analyst
3 95 (16.05%) Developer
4 71 (11.99%) Sage Consultant
5 57 (9.63%) ERP Consultant
6 52 (8.78%) Support Analyst
7 47 (7.94%) Project Manager
8 40 (6.76%) Applications Support
9 38 (6.42%) Support Consultant
10 25 (4.22%) IT Support
11 23 (3.89%) Implementation Consultant
12 22 (3.72%) Business Analyst
13 21 (3.55%) Software Developer
13 21 (3.55%) .NET Developer
14 20 (3.38%) Senior Manager
14 20 (3.38%) ERP Manager
15 19 (3.21%) Systems Manager
15 19 (3.21%) Software Consultant
16 18 (3.04%) Applications Consultant
16 18 (3.04%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (16.05%) .NET
2 90 (15.20%) HTML
3 48 (8.11%) XML
3 48 (8.11%) HTML5
4 42 (7.09%) CSS
5 41 (6.93%) ASP.NET
6 37 (6.25%) jQuery
7 25 (4.22%) CSS3
8 24 (4.05%) Web Services
9 22 (3.72%) .NET Framework
10 20 (3.38%) WPF
11 18 (3.04%) Ajax
12 15 (2.53%) Silverlight
13 11 (1.86%) WCF
14 9 (1.52%) LINQ
14 9 (1.52%) WF
14 9 (1.52%) XHTML
14 9 (1.52%) WinForms
15 8 (1.35%) COM
16 6 (1.01%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 38 (6.42%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.22%) Management Information System
3 18 (3.04%) Social Media
4 14 (2.36%) EPoS
5 13 (2.20%) User Experience
6 12 (2.03%) Kindle
6 12 (2.03%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.18%) Graphic Design
8 6 (1.01%) Mathematics
9 5 (0.84%) Tandem
9 5 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.51%) Open Source
10 3 (0.51%) Fat Client
10 3 (0.51%) Mobile App
10 3 (0.51%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.51%) Thin Client
11 2 (0.34%) Biometrics
11 2 (0.34%) Blackberry
11 2 (0.34%) Client/Server
11 2 (0.34%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 108 (18.24%) Windows
2 31 (5.24%) Windows Server 2008
3 27 (4.56%) Windows 7
4 23 (3.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (3.72%) Android
6 18 (3.04%) Apple iOS
6 18 (3.04%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (2.87%) Windows 8
8 15 (2.53%) Linux
9 11 (1.86%) Windows XP
10 6 (1.01%) UNIX
11 3 (0.51%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.51%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.34%) Debian
12 2 (0.34%) AIX
12 2 (0.34%) Windows 2000 Server
12 2 (0.34%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (36.66%) ERP
2 179 (30.24%) CRM
3 110 (18.58%) Project Management
4 62 (10.47%) E-Commerce
5 58 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
6 51 (8.61%) PRINCE2
7 49 (8.28%) ITIL
8 38 (6.42%) Business Analysis
9 36 (6.08%) Scrum
10 31 (5.24%) Business Intelligence
11 28 (4.73%) Content Management
12 22 (3.72%) Business Development
12 22 (3.72%) Waterfall
13 21 (3.55%) MVC
14 18 (3.04%) Web Development
14 18 (3.04%) Social Media Marketing
15 17 (2.87%) Time Management
16 15 (2.53%) Mentoring
16 15 (2.53%) Change Management
17 14 (2.36%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 171 (28.89%) SQL
2 75 (12.67%) C#
2 75 (12.67%) JavaScript
3 41 (6.93%) PHP
4 36 (6.08%) VB.NET
5 25 (4.22%) VB
6 17 (2.87%) T-SQL
6 17 (2.87%) VBA
7 12 (2.03%) PHP5
8 9 (1.52%) Shell Script
8 9 (1.52%) VB6
9 8 (1.35%) C
10 7 (1.18%) PHP4
11 6 (1.01%) Uniface
11 6 (1.01%) C++
12 4 (0.68%) Java
12 4 (0.68%) VBScript
13 2 (0.34%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 2 (0.34%) PowerShell
14 1 (0.17%) R
Qualifications
1 43 (7.26%) Degree
2 25 (4.22%) ACCA
2 25 (4.22%) CIMA
3 15 (2.53%) AAT
4 10 (1.69%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.69%) PMI Certification
5 9 (1.52%) PMP
6 8 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 6 (1.01%) MCP
9 4 (0.68%) ISEB
9 4 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.68%) A+ Certification
9 4 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
9 4 (0.68%) SC Cleared
10 2 (0.34%) CCENT
10 2 (0.34%) IIBA
10 2 (0.34%) CCNA
10 2 (0.34%) Network+ Certification
10 2 (0.34%) MCDST
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.72%) SLA
2 12 (2.03%) ISO 9001
2 12 (2.03%) QA
3 4 (0.68%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
4 1 (0.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 54 (9.12%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.36%) Hyper-V
3 11 (1.86%) Terminal Services
4 8 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (0.68%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.51%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (1.01%) SCCM
2 4 (0.68%) Norton AntiVirus
2 4 (0.68%) Backup Exec
3 3 (0.51%) SCOM
3 3 (0.51%) SCVMM
4 2 (0.34%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.17%) MAILsweeper
5 1 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.17%) OpenSSO
5 1 (0.17%) SCDPM
5 1 (0.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 181 (30.57%) Microsoft
2 141 (23.82%) SAP
3 94 (15.88%) Oracle
4 65 (10.98%) Pegasus
5 61 (10.30%) Salesforce.com
6 42 (7.09%) Epicor
7 35 (5.91%) JD Edwards
8 27 (4.56%) Infor
9 20 (3.38%) NetSuite
10 19 (3.21%) PeopleSoft
11 18 (3.04%) Cisco
11 18 (3.04%) HP
12 17 (2.87%) CODA
12 17 (2.87%) VMware
13 16 (2.70%) Baan
14 14 (2.36%) Dell
14 14 (2.36%) SonicWALL
15 11 (1.86%) Citrix
16 9 (1.52%) Primavera
16 9 (1.52%) Infragistics
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