The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sage Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 595 513 533
Rank change year-on-year
-82 +20
Permanent jobs citing Sage 332 412 420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.28% 0.37% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.76% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 273 348 393
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +8.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £53,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
56045 53897 59631
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.10% 48.79% 47.83%
Number of salaries quoted 44884 43911 50297
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 £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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -103 307 £37,500 +0.67% 39
South East -51 84 £37,500 -16.66% 9
London -42 66 £45,000 -2.70% 7
North West +8 38 £32,500 +12.06% 3
Berkshire -11 27 £37,500 -16.66% 6
Yorkshire -28 27 £31,500 +5.00% 8
Hampshire +9 25 £45,000 +51.26% 2
South West -11 23 £37,500 +33.92% 2
East of England -45 22 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Manchester +15 21 £40,000 +88.23% 2
West Yorkshire -7 20 £30,750 +53.75% 6
West Midlands +10 18 £28,500 -8.06% 1
Scotland +7 15 £35,000 -
City of London -26 15 £37,500 -28.57% 3
Fareham - 15 £50,000 - 2
West Sussex +19 14 £26,600 -1.48%
North East +3 12 £27,000 -22.85% 2
Reading -7 12 £45,250 +52.10%
Leeds -23 12 £31,500 +57.50% 1
Bristol +12 11 £37,500 +33.92%
Essex -9 11 £38,750 +80.23%
East Midlands -50 10 £42,500 +30.76% 4
Haywards Heath - 9 £23,500 -
Birmingham +5 8 £28,500 -45.71%
Cheshire -6 8 £32,500 +8.33%
Bradford - 8 £23,500 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne +3 7 £23,000 -33.33% 2
Tyne and Wear +2 7 £23,000 -33.33% 2
Edinburgh - 7 £51,250 -
Nottingham +5 6 £47,500 +31.94%

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

1 251 (42.33%) Finance
2 208 (35.08%) ERP
3 191 (32.21%) SAP
3 191 (32.21%) CRM
4 185 (31.20%) Microsoft
5 178 (30.02%) SQL
6 166 (27.99%) Windows
7 143 (24.11%) SQL Server
8 132 (22.26%) Oracle
9 126 (21.25%) Dynamics NAV
10 107 (18.04%) MS Excel
11 96 (16.19%) Salesforce.com
11 96 (16.19%) Sage 200
12 88 (14.84%) HTML
13 85 (14.33%) Dynamics GP
14 81 (13.66%) .NET
15 80 (13.49%) Project Management
16 79 (13.32%) Degree
17 75 (12.65%) NetSuite
18 69 (11.64%) Dynamics CRM
19 66 (11.13%) Active Directory
20 65 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
21 64 (10.79%) MS Exchange
22 60 (10.12%) Epicor
22 60 (10.12%) Dynamics AX
23 58 (9.78%) Agresso
23 58 (9.78%) Pegasus
23 58 (9.78%) MS Office
24 56 (9.44%) C#
24 56 (9.44%) ITIL

Sage
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 64 (10.79%) MS Exchange
2 53 (8.94%) SharePoint
3 35 (5.90%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (3.54%) IIS
5 20 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2003
6 19 (3.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 17 (2.87%) SharePoint 2010
8 16 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (1.69%) Lync
9 10 (1.69%) Tomcat
9 10 (1.69%) Drupal
9 10 (1.69%) Umbraco
9 10 (1.69%) SugarCRM
10 9 (1.52%) CMS
11 7 (1.18%) Apache
11 7 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (0.84%) nginx
13 3 (0.51%) LiveLink
14 2 (0.34%) SharePoint 2013
14 2 (0.34%) Node.js
Applications
1 107 (18.04%) MS Excel
2 58 (9.78%) MS Office
3 12 (2.02%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.51%) PowerPivot
4 3 (0.51%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.34%) MS Project
5 2 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.17%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.17%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 126 (21.25%) Dynamics NAV
2 96 (16.19%) Sage 200
3 85 (14.33%) Dynamics GP
4 69 (11.64%) Dynamics CRM
5 60 (10.12%) Dynamics AX
6 58 (9.78%) Agresso
7 45 (7.59%) SAP Business One
8 37 (6.24%) SAP FI
9 36 (6.07%) Exchequer
10 35 (5.90%) SAP FI/CO
10 35 (5.90%) SAP CO
11 34 (5.73%) Sage 1000
12 30 (5.06%) SalesLogix
13 23 (3.88%) Oracle Financials
13 23 (3.88%) Line 50
14 21 (3.54%) Lawson
15 17 (2.87%) Pegasus Opera
15 17 (2.87%) Sage 50
16 12 (2.02%) SAP R/3
16 12 (2.02%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 23 (3.88%) SaaS
2 4 (0.67%) Office 365
3 3 (0.51%) Taleo
3 3 (0.51%) Force.com
3 3 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.34%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 39 (6.58%) Firewall
2 37 (6.24%) DNS
3 34 (5.73%) VPN
4 32 (5.40%) DHCP
5 25 (4.22%) Internet
6 24 (4.05%) LAN
6 24 (4.05%) WAN
7 23 (3.88%) TCP/IP
8 16 (2.70%) SAN
9 13 (2.19%) Cisco IOS
10 11 (1.85%) Intranet
11 10 (1.69%) VoIP
12 9 (1.52%) VLAN
12 9 (1.52%) SSL
12 9 (1.52%) Wireless
13 8 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
14 7 (1.18%) Broadband
14 7 (1.18%) IPsec
15 5 (0.84%) Structured Cabling
15 5 (0.84%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (24.11%) SQL Server
2 44 (7.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (4.22%) Crystal Reports
4 24 (4.05%) SQL Server 2008
4 24 (4.05%) Relational Database
5 21 (3.54%) RDBMS
5 21 (3.54%) MySQL
6 17 (2.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (2.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (1.85%) MS Access
9 9 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
10 8 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (1.18%) SQL Server 2000
12 6 (1.01%) Oracle Database
12 6 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (0.84%) Oracle Database 10g
13 5 (0.84%) Oracle Discoverer
13 5 (0.84%) DTS
13 5 (0.84%) Redis
Development Applications
1 9 (1.52%) Git (software)
2 7 (1.18%) JIRA
3 5 (0.84%) Subversion
3 5 (0.84%) Oracle Forms
3 5 (0.84%) Visual Studio
4 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.34%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (0.34%) Jenkins
5 2 (0.34%) Ant
6 1 (0.17%) Selenium
6 1 (0.17%) Maven
6 1 (0.17%) JUnit
6 1 (0.17%) DbUnit
General
1 251 (42.33%) Finance
2 46 (7.76%) Manufacturing
3 41 (6.91%) Marketing
4 33 (5.56%) Local Government
5 22 (3.71%) Retail
6 21 (3.54%) Advertising
7 16 (2.70%) Banking
8 15 (2.53%) Telecoms
9 10 (1.69%) Legal
10 9 (1.52%) French Language
11 8 (1.35%) Billing
12 5 (0.84%) German Language
12 5 (0.84%) General Ledger
13 3 (0.51%) Back Office
13 3 (0.51%) Games
13 3 (0.51%) Publishing
14 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.34%) Automotive
14 2 (0.34%) Law
14 2 (0.34%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 180 (30.35%) Consultant
2 89 (15.01%) Analyst
3 68 (11.47%) ERP Consultant
4 60 (10.12%) Developer
5 58 (9.78%) Support Analyst
6 44 (7.42%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 44 (7.42%) Sales Consultant
7 32 (5.40%) Sage Consultant
8 31 (5.23%) Project Manager
8 31 (5.23%) Support Engineer
9 27 (4.55%) Applications Support
9 27 (4.55%) IT Manager
10 26 (4.38%) Software Consultant
11 25 (4.22%) CRM Consultant
12 22 (3.71%) Implementation Consultant
12 22 (3.71%) 2nd Line Support
13 18 (3.04%) Business Consultant
14 16 (2.70%) Business Analyst
14 16 (2.70%) Administrator
15 15 (2.53%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (14.84%) HTML
2 81 (13.66%) .NET
3 39 (6.58%) XML
4 36 (6.07%) CSS
5 24 (4.05%) ASP.NET
6 23 (3.88%) HTML5
7 21 (3.54%) Web Services
8 18 (3.04%) jQuery
9 15 (2.53%) COM
10 10 (1.69%) WCF
11 8 (1.35%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (1.35%) .NET Framework
12 7 (1.18%) Django
12 7 (1.18%) LAMP
12 7 (1.18%) Backbone.js
13 5 (0.84%) Sass
13 5 (0.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 5 (0.84%) REST
14 4 (0.67%) RESTful
14 4 (0.67%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (4.22%) Blackberry
2 17 (2.87%) Computer Science
3 14 (2.36%) Management Information System
4 13 (2.19%) Replication
4 13 (2.19%) iPhone
5 12 (2.02%) Social Media
5 12 (2.02%) Enterprise Software
5 12 (2.02%) AS400
6 11 (1.85%) E-Learning
7 10 (1.69%) Kindle
7 10 (1.69%) Mathematics
8 8 (1.35%) iPad
9 6 (1.01%) FMCG
10 5 (0.84%) Fat Client
10 5 (0.84%) Thin Client
11 4 (0.67%) EPoS
11 4 (0.67%) EMV
11 4 (0.67%) Chip and PIN
11 4 (0.67%) EFT
11 4 (0.67%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 166 (27.99%) Windows
2 65 (10.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 52 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 50 (8.43%) Linux
5 35 (5.90%) Windows 7
6 31 (5.23%) Windows XP
6 31 (5.23%) Windows Server 2012
7 27 (4.55%) UNIX
8 22 (3.71%) Android
9 21 (3.54%) Solaris
10 16 (2.70%) Windows 8
11 14 (2.36%) Apple iOS
12 13 (2.19%) Windows Vista
13 8 (1.35%) Windows Phone
14 6 (1.01%) Mac OS X
15 5 (0.84%) FreeBSD
16 3 (0.51%) Debian
16 3 (0.51%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.51%) Mac OS
17 2 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (35.08%) ERP
2 191 (32.21%) CRM
3 80 (13.49%) Project Management
4 56 (9.44%) ITIL
5 55 (9.27%) PRINCE2
6 51 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
7 48 (8.09%) E-Commerce
8 24 (4.05%) Waterfall
9 23 (3.88%) Scrum
10 22 (3.71%) Migration
11 21 (3.54%) Disaster Recovery
12 20 (3.37%) Business Analysis
13 19 (3.20%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (3.04%) Stakeholder Management
14 18 (3.04%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (2.87%) Content Management
15 17 (2.87%) Change Management
16 14 (2.36%) System Testing
16 14 (2.36%) B2B
16 14 (2.36%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 178 (30.02%) SQL
2 56 (9.44%) C#
3 53 (8.94%) Java
4 44 (7.42%) JavaScript
5 38 (6.41%) C
6 36 (6.07%) PHP
7 27 (4.55%) T-SQL
8 25 (4.22%) C++
9 24 (4.05%) Shell Script
10 22 (3.71%) Perl
11 19 (3.20%) VB.NET
12 11 (1.85%) VBA
12 11 (1.85%) VBScript
13 10 (1.69%) VB
14 8 (1.35%) Apex Code
15 5 (0.84%) Python
15 5 (0.84%) PL/SQL
16 4 (0.67%) PowerShell
16 4 (0.67%) PHP5
16 4 (0.67%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 79 (13.32%) Degree
2 18 (3.04%) CIMA
3 17 (2.87%) ACCA
3 17 (2.87%) AAT
4 16 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (2.36%) MCP
6 7 (1.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 7 (1.18%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.01%) PMP
8 5 (0.84%) Security Cleared
9 4 (0.67%) MCSE
10 3 (0.51%) MCTS
10 3 (0.51%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.51%) ISEB
10 3 (0.51%) SC Cleared
11 2 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
11 2 (0.34%) CCNA
11 2 (0.34%) MBCS
12 1 (0.17%) MCITP
12 1 (0.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (3.54%) SLA
2 10 (1.69%) ISO 9001
3 9 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.01%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.51%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.17%) QA
System Software
1 66 (11.13%) Active Directory
2 27 (4.55%) Hyper-V
3 24 (4.05%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (1.35%) Terminal Services
5 5 (0.84%) XenApp
5 5 (0.84%) XenServer
6 4 (0.67%) Terminal Server
7 3 (0.51%) vSphere
7 3 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.34%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.34%) UAG
9 1 (0.17%) Xen
9 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.17%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
9 1 (0.17%) SpamAssassin
9 1 (0.17%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 13 (2.19%) SCCM
1 13 (2.19%) SCOM
2 11 (1.85%) SCVMM
3 9 (1.52%) Backup Exec
4 3 (0.51%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.34%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.17%) SCSM
Vendors
1 191 (32.21%) SAP
2 185 (31.20%) Microsoft
3 132 (22.26%) Oracle
4 96 (16.19%) Salesforce.com
5 75 (12.65%) NetSuite
6 60 (10.12%) Epicor
7 58 (9.78%) Pegasus
8 53 (8.94%) Infor
9 44 (7.42%) CODA
10 42 (7.08%) JD Edwards
11 40 (6.75%) Citrix
12 38 (6.41%) PeopleSoft
12 38 (6.41%) VMware
13 29 (4.89%) Cisco
14 28 (4.72%) Baan
15 24 (4.05%) Siebel
16 22 (3.71%) Sun
17 21 (3.54%) Sybase
17 21 (3.54%) Business Objects
18 20 (3.37%) Avaya
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Sage UK Limited
Posted: 1 hour ago
North West
Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 Per Annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Car Allow + Bonus + Bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
North London
Sage Pay
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Rock Recruitment Specialists
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Vertical IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + comms + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allow + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Hungerford, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Car Allow + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Connectus
Salary: £22000 - £27000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £10000 - £18000 per annum + Commission
Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Sudbury, Suffolk
Reed Technology
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: 23 days holiday
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, health, 25 days holiday
Posted: 6 days ago