Period
to 9 April 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Sage over the 6 months to 9 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Sage
UK > England
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 619 820 497
Rank change year-on-year +201 -323 +125
Permanent jobs citing Sage 361 274 920
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.34% 0.20% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 0.82% 0.47% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 245 247 959
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £74,500 £68,500 £70,000
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +12.50%

Sage is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 44,020 58,358 73,496
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 41.45% 42.25% 44.30%
Number of salaries quoted 33,925 45,222 58,353
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £28,000 £26,750
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £77,500
UK median annual salary £51,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.00% +5.26% +5.56%

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Sage as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Sage in England

Sage
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Sage in England.

Salary trend for Sage in England

Sage
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Sage in England over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Sage in England

Sage
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the England region over the 6 months to 9 April 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North of England +147 140 £58,750 +41.57% 26
North East +76 91 £62,500 +56.25% 2
South East +64 68 £35,000 -1.41% 12
London +92 63 £53,750 +7.50% 9
Midlands +67 36 £55,000 +37.50% 8
South West +85 33 £33,750 -15.63% 14
North West +66 31 £62,500 +50.60% 9
East Midlands +56 22 £62,500 +47.06% 3
East of England +42 20 £33,000 -22.35% 4
Yorkshire +55 18 £42,500 +6.25% 15
West Midlands +57 14 £42,500 +13.33% 5
Sage
UK

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, IT jobs citing Sage also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Sage.

1 143 (39.61%) ERP
2 123 (34.07%) Microsoft
3 104 (28.81%) Finance
4 97 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (26.04%) SAP
6 72 (19.94%) Problem-Solving
7 71 (19.67%) NetSuite
8 68 (18.84%) SQL
9 67 (18.56%) C#
10 65 (18.01%) .NET
11 64 (17.73%) SQL Server
12 62 (17.17%) Software Engineering
13 59 (16.34%) Windows
14 53 (14.68%) SaaS
15 52 (14.40%) Sage 200
16 50 (13.85%) Dynamics NAV
17 49 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
18 48 (13.30%) Microsoft Office
19 43 (11.91%) JavaScript
19 43 (11.91%) SAP Business One
20 41 (11.36%) Big Data
21 39 (10.80%) Scrum
21 39 (10.80%) AWS
22 38 (10.53%) CRM
23 37 (10.25%) JD Edwards
23 37 (10.25%) Salesforce.com
24 36 (9.97%) Analytics
25 35 (9.70%) Oracle
25 35 (9.70%) Retail
25 35 (9.70%) Analytical Thinking

Sage
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (2.49%) IIS
1 9 (2.49%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.22%) MS Exchange
3 3 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.55%) Confluence
4 2 (0.55%) WordPress
5 1 (0.28%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.28%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.28%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 48 (13.30%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (7.76%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 71 (19.67%) NetSuite
2 52 (14.40%) Sage 200
3 50 (13.85%) Dynamics NAV
4 43 (11.91%) SAP Business One
5 34 (9.42%) Sage 500
6 25 (6.93%) Dynamics CRM
7 20 (5.54%) Sage X3
8 18 (4.99%) Dynamics AX
9 14 (3.88%) Lawson
10 8 (2.22%) Exchequer
10 8 (2.22%) Sage 50
11 7 (1.94%) GoldMine
12 6 (1.66%) Infor SunSystems
12 6 (1.66%) Line 50
12 6 (1.66%) Pegasus Opera
12 6 (1.66%) Sage CRM
13 5 (1.39%) Sage 1000
13 5 (1.39%) Shopify
14 4 (1.11%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
14 4 (1.11%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 53 (14.68%) SaaS
2 39 (10.80%) AWS
3 30 (8.31%) Dynamics 365
4 28 (7.76%) Office 365
5 19 (5.26%) Azure
6 18 (4.99%) Power Platform
7 15 (4.16%) Cloud Computing
8 14 (3.88%) AWS Lambda
8 14 (3.88%) Serverless
9 7 (1.94%) BlazeMeter
9 7 (1.94%) Datadog
9 7 (1.94%) Slack
9 7 (1.94%) Sumo Logic
10 6 (1.66%) Mimecast
11 4 (1.11%) Amazon SageMaker
11 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Flow
12 3 (0.83%) Boomi
13 1 (0.28%) Dropbox
13 1 (0.28%) IaaS
13 1 (0.28%) Intacct
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.54%) DNS
2 19 (5.26%) Firewall
3 18 (4.99%) DHCP
4 17 (4.71%) TCP/IP
5 13 (3.60%) WAN
6 12 (3.32%) VoIP
7 11 (3.05%) LAN
8 9 (2.49%) VPN
9 6 (1.66%) MPLS
10 5 (1.39%) SAN
10 5 (1.39%) VLAN
11 4 (1.11%) Intranet
12 3 (0.83%) NAS
12 3 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (0.55%) IPv4
13 2 (0.55%) SNMP
14 1 (0.28%) CHAP
14 1 (0.28%) Internet
14 1 (0.28%) IPsec
14 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (17.73%) SQL Server
2 41 (11.36%) Big Data
3 17 (4.71%) Crystal Reports
4 14 (3.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 14 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
4 14 (3.88%) Power BI
4 14 (3.88%) QlikView
5 13 (3.60%) BusinessObjects
5 13 (3.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 11 (3.05%) MySQL
6 11 (3.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (3.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.22%) ZAP BI
8 7 (1.94%) Data Mining
8 7 (1.94%) Informix
9 6 (1.66%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.83%) MS Access
11 3 (0.83%) OLAP
11 3 (0.83%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 13 (3.60%) ERwin
2 7 (1.94%) JMeter
2 7 (1.94%) Postman
2 7 (1.94%) Selenium
3 6 (1.66%) JIRA
4 5 (1.39%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (1.11%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.28%) Bitbucket
General
1 104 (28.81%) Finance
2 35 (9.70%) Retail
3 17 (4.71%) Billing
4 15 (4.16%) Manufacturing
5 13 (3.60%) Marketing
6 7 (1.94%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.66%) Local Government
8 4 (1.11%) Banking
9 3 (0.83%) Electronics
10 1 (0.28%) Back Office
10 1 (0.28%) French Language
10 1 (0.28%) Games
10 1 (0.28%) German Language
10 1 (0.28%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 67 (18.56%) Consultant
2 57 (15.79%) Developer
3 47 (13.02%) Software Engineer
4 45 (12.47%) NetSuite Consultant
5 40 (11.08%) Analyst
6 22 (6.09%) IT Support
7 20 (5.54%) C# Developer
8 19 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
9 18 (4.99%) C# Software Developer
9 18 (4.99%) Software Developer
10 16 (4.43%) Support Engineer
11 15 (4.16%) Applications Developer
11 15 (4.16%) Team Leader
12 14 (3.88%) Architect
12 14 (3.88%) Business Analyst
12 14 (3.88%) Designer
12 14 (3.88%) Senior Architect
12 14 (3.88%) Software Team Leader
13 12 (3.32%) ERP Consultant
13 12 (3.32%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (18.01%) .NET
2 28 (7.76%) ASP.NET
3 22 (6.09%) jQuery
4 18 (4.99%) ASP.NET Web API
5 14 (3.88%) HTML
6 13 (3.60%) Web Services
7 12 (3.32%) XML
8 10 (2.77%) React
9 9 (2.49%) CSS
10 8 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (1.94%) .NET Core
11 7 (1.94%) .NET Framework
11 7 (1.94%) GraphQL
11 7 (1.94%) Ruby on Rails
12 6 (1.66%) HTML5
13 4 (1.11%) Ajax
13 4 (1.11%) Pandas
13 4 (1.11%) PyTorch
13 4 (1.11%) scikit-learn
13 4 (1.11%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 49 (13.57%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (5.26%) Driving Licence
3 14 (3.88%) Cloud Native
4 13 (3.60%) Data Structures
4 13 (3.60%) User Experience
5 8 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (2.22%) Virtual Team
6 7 (1.94%) Management Information System
6 7 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (1.39%) AS400
8 4 (1.11%) Client/Server
8 4 (1.11%) FMCG
9 3 (0.83%) CMDB
10 2 (0.55%) EPoS
10 2 (0.55%) Greenfield Project
11 1 (0.28%) BBC
11 1 (0.28%) Clustering
11 1 (0.28%) NHS
11 1 (0.28%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 59 (16.34%) Windows
2 27 (7.48%) Linux
3 11 (3.05%) Windows Server
4 10 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.94%) Android
5 7 (1.94%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.94%) Windows 10
6 6 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (1.11%) Windows 7
8 4 (1.11%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (0.83%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.55%) Unix
11 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (39.61%) ERP
2 97 (26.87%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (19.94%) Problem-Solving
4 62 (17.17%) Software Engineering
5 39 (10.80%) Scrum
6 38 (10.53%) CRM
7 36 (9.97%) Analytics
8 35 (9.70%) Analytical Thinking
9 34 (9.42%) Business Intelligence
10 28 (7.76%) Data Modelling
11 27 (7.48%) Critical Thinking
12 26 (7.20%) Project Management
13 25 (6.93%) Migration
13 25 (6.93%) TDD
14 20 (5.54%) Data Integration
14 20 (5.54%) Data Strategy
15 19 (5.26%) Computer Science
15 19 (5.26%) E-Commerce
15 19 (5.26%) Logistics
16 17 (4.71%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 68 (18.84%) SQL
2 67 (18.56%) C#
3 43 (11.91%) JavaScript
4 17 (4.71%) Java
5 14 (3.88%) Apex Code
6 8 (2.22%) PowerShell
6 8 (2.22%) T-SQL
7 7 (1.94%) C++
7 7 (1.94%) Ruby
7 7 (1.94%) Shell Script
8 4 (1.11%) Python
8 4 (1.11%) VB
8 4 (1.11%) VB.NET
8 4 (1.11%) VBA
9 2 (0.55%) C
9 2 (0.55%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.28%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.28%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (7.76%) Degree
2 16 (4.43%) ACCA
3 14 (3.88%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (2.77%) PMI Certification
4 10 (2.77%) PMP
5 9 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.66%) CIMA
7 4 (1.11%) PhD
8 3 (0.83%) AAT
8 3 (0.83%) HND
9 2 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.55%) MCITP
9 2 (0.55%) MCSA
9 2 (0.55%) MCSE
10 1 (0.28%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.28%) CCNA
10 1 (0.28%) MCP
10 1 (0.28%) MCTS
10 1 (0.28%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (8.03%) QA
2 8 (2.22%) SLA
3 7 (1.94%) PMO
4 2 (0.55%) GDPR
5 1 (0.28%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 8 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.94%) Docker
4 5 (1.39%) Terminal Services
5 4 (1.11%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (1.11%) VMware Server
5 4 (1.11%) Xen
6 3 (0.83%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.83%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.28%) Firmware
7 1 (0.28%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.28%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (0.55%) WSUS
2 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.28%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 123 (34.07%) Microsoft
2 94 (26.04%) SAP
3 37 (10.25%) JD Edwards
3 37 (10.25%) Salesforce.com
4 35 (9.70%) Oracle
5 25 (6.93%) Xero
6 22 (6.09%) Epicor
7 19 (5.26%) IFS
8 13 (3.60%) Sun
9 10 (2.77%) Infor
10 9 (2.49%) VMware
11 8 (2.22%) Cisco
12 7 (1.94%) New Relic
12 7 (1.94%) Pegasus
12 7 (1.94%) ServiceNow
13 5 (1.39%) Meraki
14 4 (1.11%) Citrix
14 4 (1.11%) Sophos
15 3 (0.83%) Capita
15 3 (0.83%) Veeam