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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 592 599 531
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -68
Permanent jobs citing Sage 319 286 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.56% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 284 259 385
Average salary £35,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,150 £25,000 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -

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
54348 51006 56396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.48% 47.80% 48.67%
Number of salaries quoted 43047 41854 47152
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +6 296 £37,500 +7.14% 100
South East -8 71 £40,000 - 21
London -11 65 £52,500 +31.25% 22
North West -4 40 £37,500 - 9
East of England -44 28 £37,500 +15.38% 9
South West -22 25 £40,000 +14.28% 6
Yorkshire -25 25 £30,000 - 11
City of London +20 22 £55,000 +22.22% 3
West Yorkshire -26 18 £30,000 +5.26% 9
Essex +17 17 £40,000 -11.11%
Hampshire -1 17 £55,000 +40.12% 3
Berkshire -1 16 £40,000 -14.89% 6
East Midlands -3 16 £27,500 -17.29% 9
West Midlands -16 15 £25,000 -28.57% 6
Fareham +7 14 £55,000 +175.00% 1
Bristol -1 14 £42,500 +58.87% 4
Manchester -1 13 £32,500 -23.52% 3
North East +3 11 £35,000 -17.64% 6
Leeds -27 11 £30,000 +7.14% 2
Oxfordshire -4 9 £40,000 +3.89% 1
South Wales +14 8 £30,000 +7.41%
Buckinghamshire +8 8 £29,000 -17.14% 4
Surrey +7 8 £32,750 +9.16%
Lancashire +7 8 £40,000 +122.22% 1
Wales -7 8 £30,000 +9.09%
Scotland -8 8 £33,000 -26.66%
Cheshire -9 8 £40,000 +17.64% 4
Tyne and Wear 0 7 £33,500 -21.17% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 7 £33,500 -21.17% 2
Reading -3 7 £40,000 +23.07% 2

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 258 (33.08%) Finance
2 252 (32.31%) ERP
3 250 (32.05%) CRM
4 225 (28.85%) Microsoft
5 218 (27.95%) SAP
6 201 (25.77%) SQL
7 200 (25.64%) SQL Server
8 189 (24.23%) MS Excel
9 173 (22.18%) Sage 200
10 147 (18.85%) Windows
11 141 (18.08%) Dynamics NAV
12 136 (17.44%) HTML
13 125 (16.03%) SharePoint
14 123 (15.77%) Project Management
15 117 (15.00%) .NET
16 116 (14.87%) Oracle
17 115 (14.74%) Dynamics CRM
18 111 (14.23%) Salesforce.com
19 96 (12.31%) Pegasus
20 92 (11.79%) Active Directory
21 87 (11.15%) Dynamics AX
22 86 (11.03%) Dynamics GP
23 84 (10.77%) MS Exchange
24 82 (10.51%) Agile Software Development
25 80 (10.26%) JavaScript
26 77 (9.87%) PRINCE2
27 76 (9.74%) E-Commerce
28 75 (9.62%) MS Office
29 73 (9.36%) C#
30 71 (9.10%) Marketing

Sage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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
1 125 (16.03%) SharePoint
2 84 (10.77%) MS Exchange
3 48 (6.15%) Umbraco
4 38 (4.87%) Drupal
5 35 (4.49%) Exchange Server 2010
6 31 (3.97%) CMS
7 29 (3.72%) SharePoint 2010
8 22 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 21 (2.69%) IIS
10 15 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2007
11 14 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
12 12 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2003
13 10 (1.28%) Tomcat
13 10 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2013
14 9 (1.15%) nginx
15 8 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
16 7 (0.90%) SugarCRM
16 7 (0.90%) Apache
17 4 (0.51%) WebSphere Application Server
17 4 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 189 (24.23%) MS Excel
2 75 (9.62%) MS Office
3 43 (5.51%) MS Visio
4 8 (1.03%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.51%) MS Project
7 3 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.38%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 173 (22.18%) Sage 200
2 141 (18.08%) Dynamics NAV
3 115 (14.74%) Dynamics CRM
4 87 (11.15%) Dynamics AX
5 86 (11.03%) Dynamics GP
6 69 (8.85%) SAP Business One
7 62 (7.95%) Exchequer
8 53 (6.79%) Sage 1000
9 52 (6.67%) Sage 50
9 52 (6.67%) Agresso
10 48 (6.15%) Line 500
11 29 (3.72%) Lawson
12 21 (2.69%) Pegasus Opera
12 21 (2.69%) GoldMine
13 17 (2.18%) SalesLogix
14 15 (1.92%) Movex
15 14 (1.79%) Magento
15 14 (1.79%) Line 50
16 12 (1.54%) Oracle Financials
17 11 (1.41%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.08%) SaaS
2 9 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (0.77%) Office 365
4 3 (0.38%) Force.com
5 2 (0.26%) Taleo
5 2 (0.26%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 57 (7.31%) Internet
2 42 (5.38%) DNS
3 34 (4.36%) DHCP
4 31 (3.97%) Firewall
5 30 (3.85%) VPN
6 22 (2.82%) TCP/IP
7 21 (2.69%) Cisco IOS
8 17 (2.18%) Wi-Fi
8 17 (2.18%) WAN
9 15 (1.92%) LAN
9 15 (1.92%) SAN
10 12 (1.54%) VoIP
11 8 (1.03%) Broadband
12 6 (0.77%) Intranet
12 6 (0.77%) Wireless
12 6 (0.77%) VLAN
13 5 (0.64%) SSL
14 4 (0.51%) IPsec
14 4 (0.51%) PPTP
15 3 (0.38%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (25.64%) SQL Server
2 55 (7.05%) Crystal Reports
3 41 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 37 (4.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (3.21%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (2.95%) MySQL
7 21 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 17 (2.18%) SQL Server 2005
9 13 (1.67%) SQL Server 2012
10 10 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 10 (1.28%) MS Access
11 8 (1.03%) OLAP
11 8 (1.03%) Data Mining
11 8 (1.03%) Informix
11 8 (1.03%) Oracle Database
12 7 (0.90%) MongoDB
12 7 (0.90%) QlikView
12 7 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
12 7 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
13 6 (0.77%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 36 (4.62%) Visual Studio
2 13 (1.67%) Git (software)
2 13 (1.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.77%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (0.26%) NetAdvantage
4 2 (0.26%) LLBLGen Pro
4 2 (0.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.13%) DbUnit
5 1 (0.13%) Maven
5 1 (0.13%) JIRA
5 1 (0.13%) Selenium
5 1 (0.13%) JUnit
5 1 (0.13%) Eclipse
General
1 258 (33.08%) Finance
2 71 (9.10%) Marketing
3 70 (8.97%) Manufacturing
4 66 (8.46%) Advertising
5 41 (5.26%) Retail
6 19 (2.44%) Banking
6 19 (2.44%) Telecoms
7 16 (2.05%) Back Office
8 13 (1.67%) Legal
9 12 (1.54%) General Ledger
10 11 (1.41%) Billing
11 10 (1.28%) Games
12 7 (0.90%) Law
13 3 (0.38%) Electronics
13 3 (0.38%) French Language
14 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 165 (21.15%) Consultant
2 133 (17.05%) Analyst
3 115 (14.74%) Developer
4 63 (8.08%) Support Analyst
5 58 (7.44%) Project Manager
6 55 (7.05%) Applications Support
7 54 (6.92%) Sage Consultant
8 39 (5.00%) ERP Consultant
9 32 (4.10%) Support Consultant
10 29 (3.72%) Business Analyst
11 28 (3.59%) ERP Manager
12 27 (3.46%) Software Consultant
13 26 (3.33%) Applications Consultant
14 25 (3.21%) Support Engineer
14 25 (3.21%) IT Support
15 24 (3.08%) CRM Consultant
15 24 (3.08%) 2nd Line Support
16 23 (2.95%) Software Developer
17 22 (2.82%) .NET Developer
18 21 (2.69%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (17.44%) HTML
2 117 (15.00%) .NET
3 71 (9.10%) HTML5
4 45 (5.77%) XML
5 43 (5.51%) CSS
5 43 (5.51%) jQuery
6 40 (5.13%) ASP.NET
7 25 (3.21%) .NET Framework
8 23 (2.95%) Web Services
9 21 (2.69%) CSS3
10 18 (2.31%) Ajax
11 13 (1.67%) XHTML
12 11 (1.41%) WCF
12 11 (1.41%) WPF
12 11 (1.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 10 (1.28%) ADO.NET
13 10 (1.28%) COM
14 8 (1.03%) JSON
14 8 (1.03%) REST
15 7 (0.90%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 59 (7.56%) Analytical Skills
2 39 (5.00%) Social Media
3 27 (3.46%) Kindle
4 21 (2.69%) Blackberry
5 19 (2.44%) Management Information System
6 15 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (1.67%) iPhone
8 12 (1.54%) User Experience
9 11 (1.41%) Computer Science
10 10 (1.28%) iPad
11 8 (1.03%) Data Conversion
11 8 (1.03%) FMCG
12 6 (0.77%) Replication
13 5 (0.64%) Thin Client
13 5 (0.64%) Fat Client
13 5 (0.64%) CMDB
14 3 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
14 3 (0.38%) Mashup
14 3 (0.38%) AS400
14 3 (0.38%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 147 (18.85%) Windows
2 58 (7.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 51 (6.54%) Android
4 45 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
5 44 (5.64%) Windows XP
5 44 (5.64%) Windows 7
6 40 (5.13%) Apple iOS
7 34 (4.36%) Windows Server 2012
8 25 (3.21%) Windows 8
9 19 (2.44%) Linux
10 15 (1.92%) Windows Vista
11 10 (1.28%) Windows Phone
12 7 (0.90%) UNIX
13 4 (0.51%) AIX
13 4 (0.51%) Mac OS X
13 4 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.26%) Windows 2000 Server
15 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
15 1 (0.13%) VMS
15 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 252 (32.31%) ERP
2 250 (32.05%) CRM
3 123 (15.77%) Project Management
4 82 (10.51%) Agile Software Development
5 77 (9.87%) PRINCE2
6 76 (9.74%) E-Commerce
7 56 (7.18%) ITIL
8 55 (7.05%) Scrum
9 51 (6.54%) Waterfall
10 48 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
11 42 (5.38%) Content Management
12 41 (5.26%) Business Analysis
13 37 (4.74%) Social Media Marketing
14 29 (3.72%) Time Management
14 29 (3.72%) Mentoring
15 25 (3.21%) Business Development
15 25 (3.21%) MVC
16 23 (2.95%) Change Management
17 17 (2.18%) Service Delivery
17 17 (2.18%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 201 (25.77%) SQL
2 80 (10.26%) JavaScript
3 73 (9.36%) C#
4 41 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 40 (5.13%) PHP
6 32 (4.10%) T-SQL
7 22 (2.82%) Shell Script
8 20 (2.56%) Java
9 15 (1.92%) VBA
10 14 (1.79%) VB
11 13 (1.67%) PHP5
12 12 (1.54%) PHP4
12 12 (1.54%) C
13 11 (1.41%) Apex Code
14 7 (0.90%) Python
15 6 (0.77%) Uniface
15 6 (0.77%) C++
16 5 (0.64%) VBScript
17 3 (0.38%) FoxPro (VFP)
18 2 (0.26%) VB6
Qualifications
1 46 (5.90%) Degree
2 38 (4.87%) CIMA
3 36 (4.62%) ACCA
4 20 (2.56%) AAT
5 13 (1.67%) PMP
5 13 (1.67%) PMI Certification
5 13 (1.67%) MCP
6 11 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.41%) Security Cleared
7 6 (0.77%) ISEB
7 6 (0.77%) MCSE
8 4 (0.51%) HND
8 4 (0.51%) SC Cleared
8 4 (0.51%) MCITP
9 3 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
9 3 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.26%) A+ Certification
10 2 (0.26%) IIBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.46%) ISO 9001
2 22 (2.82%) SLA
3 20 (2.56%) QA
4 8 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.13%) GMP
5 1 (0.13%) GLP
System Software
1 92 (11.79%) Active Directory
2 27 (3.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 22 (2.82%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.77%) vSphere
4 6 (0.77%) Terminal Server
5 5 (0.64%) Terminal Services
6 3 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 2 (0.26%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.26%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (2.05%) SCCM
2 12 (1.54%) SCOM
3 10 (1.28%) SCVMM
4 6 (0.77%) Backup Exec
5 2 (0.26%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.13%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.13%) MAILsweeper
6 1 (0.13%) OpenSSO
6 1 (0.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (0.13%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 225 (28.85%) Microsoft
2 218 (27.95%) SAP
3 116 (14.87%) Oracle
4 111 (14.23%) Salesforce.com
5 96 (12.31%) Pegasus
6 54 (6.92%) Epicor
7 45 (5.77%) JD Edwards
8 41 (5.26%) Cisco
9 39 (5.00%) Citrix
10 37 (4.74%) VMware
11 35 (4.49%) CODA
12 33 (4.23%) NetSuite
13 30 (3.85%) Infor
14 26 (3.33%) Sun
14 26 (3.33%) PeopleSoft
15 21 (2.69%) HP
16 18 (2.31%) Siebel
16 18 (2.31%) Baan
17 16 (2.05%) Symantec
18 15 (1.92%) Avaya
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £14 to £17 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
Maclean Moore Consulting
Salary: From £30,000 to £37,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Sage Pay
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Sage Pay
Posted: Yesterday
North London
Sage Pay
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Profit share
Posted: 2 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Gerrard White
Salary: £35000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chesterfield, Derbyshire
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
Complete Tech Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
People Source Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Profit share
Posted: 3 days ago
North East
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Concordia Health Ltd
Salary: Excellent salary and prospects
Posted: 3 days ago
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £42k - 47k per year + fantastic benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago