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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 620 533 577
Rank change year-on-year
-87 +44
Permanent jobs citing Sage 278 437 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.37% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.80% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 244 388 288
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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
50911 54916 52383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.52% 46.68% 47.68%
Number of salaries quoted 41123 44322 43048
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 £41,587 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.96% -

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 7 July 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 7 July 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 -89 259 £40,000 +6.66% 81
London +68 84 £51,500 +14.44% 12
West Midlands -9 38 £32,500 +5.69% 9
North West -2 36 £40,000 +28.00% 21
Yorkshire +6 28 £33,000 +25.71% 3
South East -85 23 £30,000 -25.00% 8
South West -27 21 £27,500 -26.66% 7
Cheshire +3 15 £30,000 -20.00% 5
West Yorkshire -4 15 £30,000 +11.11% 1
Leeds +6 14 £30,000 +15.38% 1
Worcestershire -2 14 - -
Kidderminster - 14 - -
Bristol -16 13 £22,500 -47.05% 2
East of England -22 13 £40,000 +8.10% 3
South Yorkshire +4 12 £40,000 +50.94% 2
Sheffield +3 12 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Birmingham -19 12 £52,500 +118.75% 3
Warrington +8 10 £27,500 -16.66% 2
Manchester -8 10 £40,000 +60.00% 8
City of London +32 9 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Hertfordshire -5 9 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Lancashire -10 8 £45,250 +13.12% 5
Hammersmith - 8 £55,000 - 1
Staffordshire +12 7 £28,550 -28.62%
East Midlands -4 7 £21,500 -33.84% 6
Stevenage - 7 £40,000 -
Wales -2 6 £34,500 +2.22% 2
Midlands -9 6 £57,500 +42.85%
Tamworth - 6 £28,550 -
Oxfordshire 0 5 £26,000 -48.00%

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

1 224 (37.65%) Microsoft
2 208 (34.96%) ERP
3 202 (33.95%) SAP
4 197 (33.11%) Finance
5 181 (30.42%) SQL
6 172 (28.91%) MS Excel
7 171 (28.74%) SQL Server
8 159 (26.72%) CRM
9 134 (22.52%) Oracle
10 124 (20.84%) Windows
11 123 (20.67%) Sage 200
12 118 (19.83%) Dynamics NAV
13 92 (15.46%) Dynamics CRM
14 81 (13.61%) Manufacturing
15 71 (11.93%) Pegasus
16 66 (11.09%) Epicor
16 66 (11.09%) HTML
17 64 (10.76%) MS Office
18 61 (10.25%) Project Management
18 61 (10.25%) SharePoint
18 61 (10.25%) Dynamics GP
19 58 (9.75%) .NET
20 56 (9.41%) JD Edwards
20 56 (9.41%) Salesforce.com
21 54 (9.08%) MS Exchange
22 53 (8.91%) Degree
23 52 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
24 50 (8.40%) Infor
25 49 (8.24%) Active Directory
25 49 (8.24%) Business Analysis

Sage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 61 (10.25%) SharePoint
2 54 (9.08%) MS Exchange
3 22 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2007
5 18 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2013
6 16 (2.69%) SugarCRM
7 15 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (2.02%) IIS
9 10 (1.68%) IBM Notes
10 7 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
11 6 (1.01%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.01%) Apache
11 6 (1.01%) nginx
12 5 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 3 (0.50%) CMS
15 2 (0.34%) WebSphere
15 2 (0.34%) Joomla!
15 2 (0.34%) SAS
15 2 (0.34%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 172 (28.91%) MS Excel
2 64 (10.76%) MS Office
3 10 (1.68%) Photoshop
4 8 (1.34%) InfoPath
5 7 (1.18%) Fireworks
6 5 (0.84%) InDesign
7 3 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.50%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.34%) MS Project
8 2 (0.34%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.17%) SOLIDWORKS
9 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 123 (20.67%) Sage 200
2 118 (19.83%) Dynamics NAV
3 92 (15.46%) Dynamics CRM
4 61 (10.25%) Dynamics GP
5 48 (8.07%) SAP Business One
6 42 (7.06%) Agresso
7 40 (6.72%) Exchequer
8 37 (6.22%) Sage CRM
9 31 (5.21%) Pegasus Opera
9 31 (5.21%) Dynamics AX
10 25 (4.20%) Infor CRM
11 24 (4.03%) Sage ERP X3
12 20 (3.36%) Oracle General Ledger
13 19 (3.19%) SAP CRM
14 18 (3.03%) Line 500
15 17 (2.86%) Oracle Financials
16 16 (2.69%) Sage 50
17 12 (2.02%) Lawson
17 12 (2.02%) Tesseract
18 11 (1.85%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (3.19%) Office 365
2 14 (2.35%) Sage Pay
3 10 (1.68%) SaaS
4 8 (1.34%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.84%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 5 (0.84%) GitHub
5 5 (0.84%) Taleo
6 3 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.34%) Force.com
7 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.34%) FinancialForce.com
8 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.17%) PaaS
8 1 (0.17%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 47 (7.90%) Firewall
2 33 (5.55%) DNS
3 27 (4.54%) LAN
3 27 (4.54%) WAN
4 25 (4.20%) TCP/IP
5 22 (3.70%) DHCP
6 20 (3.36%) VPN
7 15 (2.52%) Intranet
8 10 (1.68%) Wireless
9 8 (1.34%) VLAN
9 8 (1.34%) SSL
10 7 (1.18%) ATM
10 7 (1.18%) Cisco IOS
10 7 (1.18%) DSL
11 6 (1.01%) HTTP
12 5 (0.84%) VoIP
12 5 (0.84%) SAN
12 5 (0.84%) Broadband
12 5 (0.84%) PPTP
12 5 (0.84%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (28.74%) SQL Server
2 46 (7.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 38 (6.39%) Crystal Reports
4 34 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
5 28 (4.71%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (4.37%) Oracle Reports
7 23 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
8 22 (3.70%) MySQL
9 9 (1.51%) QlikView
9 9 (1.51%) Relational Database
10 7 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.18%) MS Access
11 6 (1.01%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.84%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (0.84%) Informix
13 4 (0.67%) JasperReports
13 4 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 3 (0.50%) Data Mining
15 2 (0.34%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.34%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
Development Applications
1 13 (2.18%) Visual Studio
2 11 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (1.18%) Dreamweaver
4 1 (0.17%) HP UFT
4 1 (0.17%) Selenium
4 1 (0.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.17%) Flash Builder
4 1 (0.17%) Eclipse
General
1 197 (33.11%) Finance
2 81 (13.61%) Manufacturing
3 32 (5.38%) Marketing
4 26 (4.37%) Telecoms
5 25 (4.20%) Advertising
6 22 (3.70%) General Ledger
7 20 (3.36%) Retail
8 11 (1.85%) Front Office
9 10 (1.68%) French Language
10 9 (1.51%) Back Office
11 6 (1.01%) German Language
11 6 (1.01%) Spanish Language
12 5 (0.84%) Italian Language
12 5 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.84%) Local Government
13 4 (0.67%) Billing
14 3 (0.50%) Publishing
14 3 (0.50%) Banking
14 3 (0.50%) Legal
15 1 (0.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 154 (25.88%) Consultant
2 140 (23.53%) Analyst
3 70 (11.76%) Developer
4 68 (11.43%) Implementation Consultant
5 63 (10.59%) Support Analyst
6 59 (9.92%) ERP Consultant
7 52 (8.74%) Business Analyst
8 39 (6.55%) Applications Support
9 36 (6.05%) Project Manager
10 31 (5.21%) Systems Analyst
11 26 (4.37%) Administrator
11 26 (4.37%) Applications Support Analyst
12 25 (4.20%) ERP Implementation Consultant
13 24 (4.03%) Sage Consultant
13 24 (4.03%) Business Systems Analyst
14 19 (3.19%) Business Consultant
15 16 (2.69%) Data Analyst
16 15 (2.52%) .NET Developer
16 15 (2.52%) Applications Consultant
17 13 (2.18%) Head of IT
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (11.09%) HTML
2 58 (9.75%) .NET
3 34 (5.71%) XML
4 28 (4.71%) ASP.NET
5 23 (3.87%) CSS
6 17 (2.86%) jQuery
7 14 (2.35%) Web Services
8 12 (2.02%) HTML5
9 10 (1.68%) WPF
9 10 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (1.68%) XHTML
10 9 (1.51%) COM
11 8 (1.34%) Ajax
11 8 (1.34%) .NET Framework
12 7 (1.18%) EDI
12 7 (1.18%) LAMP
13 6 (1.01%) WCF
13 6 (1.01%) Silverlight
14 5 (0.84%) Sass
14 5 (0.84%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 52 (8.74%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (3.87%) Management Information System
3 11 (1.85%) FMCG
4 10 (1.68%) User Experience
4 10 (1.68%) Social Media
4 10 (1.68%) Blackberry
5 9 (1.51%) iPad
5 9 (1.51%) iPhone
6 8 (1.34%) EPoS
7 7 (1.18%) EMV
7 7 (1.18%) Chip and PIN
7 7 (1.18%) EFT
7 7 (1.18%) Replication
7 7 (1.18%) APACS
7 7 (1.18%) E-Learning
7 7 (1.18%) Graphic Design
7 7 (1.18%) Copywriting
8 6 (1.01%) Smartphone
8 6 (1.01%) EFTPOS
8 6 (1.01%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 124 (20.84%) Windows
2 42 (7.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (6.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 35 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 29 (4.87%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (3.53%) Windows 8
7 20 (3.36%) Linux
8 13 (2.18%) Windows XP
9 7 (1.18%) Android
10 5 (0.84%) AIX
10 5 (0.84%) UNIX
11 4 (0.67%) Windows Vista
12 2 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.34%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.17%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (34.96%) ERP
2 159 (26.72%) CRM
3 61 (10.25%) Project Management
4 49 (8.24%) Business Analysis
5 36 (6.05%) Business Intelligence
6 31 (5.21%) Systems Analysis
7 28 (4.71%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (4.37%) ITIL
9 24 (4.03%) PRINCE2
9 24 (4.03%) Time Management
10 23 (3.87%) Stakeholder Management
10 23 (3.87%) GAP Analysis
11 22 (3.70%) Migration
12 21 (3.53%) Change Management
13 20 (3.36%) E-Commerce
13 20 (3.36%) Business Development
14 16 (2.69%) Software Engineering
14 16 (2.69%) Data Analysis
15 14 (2.35%) Document Management
16 12 (2.02%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 181 (30.42%) SQL
2 44 (7.39%) C#
3 40 (6.72%) JavaScript
4 27 (4.54%) PHP
5 20 (3.36%) VB.NET
6 17 (2.86%) Java
7 16 (2.69%) T-SQL
8 14 (2.35%) VBA
9 13 (2.18%) C
10 8 (1.34%) C++
11 5 (0.84%) PHP5
11 5 (0.84%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.34%) R
12 2 (0.34%) VBScript
12 2 (0.34%) VB
13 1 (0.17%) Python
13 1 (0.17%) VB6
13 1 (0.17%) Ruby
13 1 (0.17%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.17%) RPG
Qualifications
1 53 (8.91%) Degree
2 24 (4.03%) ACCA
3 17 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 13 (2.18%) MCSE
5 9 (1.51%) CIMA
6 8 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (1.34%) PMI Certification
7 7 (1.18%) PMP
7 7 (1.18%) CCNA
8 6 (1.01%) ISEB
9 5 (0.84%) CCSA
9 5 (0.84%) AAT
9 5 (0.84%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.67%) MCITP
11 3 (0.50%) MCTS
11 3 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (0.50%) MCPD
12 2 (0.34%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.34%) MCP
12 2 (0.34%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.35%) QA
2 11 (1.85%) SLA
3 5 (0.84%) ISO 8583
4 3 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.50%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.17%) GMP
5 1 (0.17%) GLP
5 1 (0.17%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 49 (8.24%) Active Directory
2 21 (3.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (2.69%) Hyper-V
4 4 (0.67%) XenApp
4 4 (0.67%) vSphere
5 2 (0.34%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.17%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (1.18%) Backup Exec
2 5 (0.84%) WSUS
2 5 (0.84%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.34%) MIMEsweeper
3 2 (0.34%) OpenSSO
4 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (0.17%) HP SIM
4 1 (0.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 1 (0.17%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.17%) Nagios
4 1 (0.17%) SCCM
Vendors
1 224 (37.65%) Microsoft
2 202 (33.95%) SAP
3 134 (22.52%) Oracle
4 71 (11.93%) Pegasus
5 66 (11.09%) Epicor
6 56 (9.41%) Salesforce.com
6 56 (9.41%) JD Edwards
7 50 (8.40%) Infor
8 35 (5.88%) NetSuite
9 34 (5.71%) VMware
10 28 (4.71%) Cisco
11 23 (3.87%) Citrix
12 22 (3.70%) CODA
13 21 (3.53%) Northgate
14 18 (3.03%) Hyperion
15 17 (2.86%) HP
16 14 (2.35%) Civica
16 14 (2.35%) Orchard
17 13 (2.18%) IBM
17 13 (2.18%) Business Objects
Essex
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
UK
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + pension, healthcare
Posted: 17 hours ago
North West
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Durham, County Durham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £34000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
North East
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chippenham, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Reed Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Michael Page Technology
Posted: 4 days ago
UK
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottinghamshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance/ Bonus Structure
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £260000 per annum + Plus Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £30,000 to £30,000 per annum + Bonus + Private Health + Fantastic
Posted: 5 days ago