Period
to 12 June 2021

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 12 June 2021 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
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 708 590 754
Rank change year-on-year -118 +164 -179
Permanent jobs citing Sage 183 278 329
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.36% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.88% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 142 160 302
10th Percentile £28,250 £30,000 £22,500
25th Percentile £34,750 £32,500 £29,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -
75th Percentile £53,750 £68,125 £53,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -

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 34,408 31,474 55,565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.68% 40.47% 41.77%
Number of salaries quoted 23,784 24,502 43,164
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,788 £38,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +2.04%
75th Percentile £71,250 £71,250 £67,500
90th Percentile £85,175 £87,500 £82,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 12 June 2021.

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 12 June 2021. 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 -118 40 £45,000 -18.18% 35
East of England +16 38 £45,000 +36.36% 4
London -32 35 £45,000 -25.00% 6
South East -8 34 £35,000 -41.67% 8
Yorkshire -22 33 £46,250 +8.82% 5
Midlands -57 16 £42,500 -32.00% 11
South West -62 16 £37,500 +15.38% 3
West Midlands -29 11 £42,500 -20.93% 8
North West -42 6 £41,250 -41.07% 15
East Midlands -45 3 £35,000 -44.00% 3
North East -74 1 - - 15
Sage
UK

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, 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 77 (42.08%) SQL
2 68 (37.16%) ERP
3 66 (36.07%) Social Skills
4 57 (31.15%) Finance
5 53 (28.96%) SQL Server
6 48 (26.23%) SAP
7 47 (25.68%) C#
8 44 (24.04%) Windows
9 42 (22.95%) Microsoft
10 41 (22.40%) CRM
11 40 (21.86%) JavaScript
12 35 (19.13%) MVC
13 34 (18.58%) Project Management
14 33 (18.03%) VBA
15 31 (16.94%) SharePoint
15 31 (16.94%) Problem-Solving
16 29 (15.85%) Microsoft Excel
16 29 (15.85%) Active Directory
17 26 (14.21%) PHP
18 23 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
18 23 (12.57%) Windows 10
18 23 (12.57%) Microsoft 365
19 22 (12.02%) Requirements Gathering
19 22 (12.02%) Dynamics NAV
19 22 (12.02%) Salesforce.com
20 21 (11.48%) HTML
20 21 (11.48%) Microsoft Office
20 21 (11.48%) CSS
21 20 (10.93%) .NET
21 20 (10.93%) User Experience

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 31 (16.94%) SharePoint
2 19 (10.38%) WordPress
3 14 (7.65%) MS Exchange
4 5 (2.73%) CMS
4 5 (2.73%) Confluence
5 4 (2.19%) IIS
6 3 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.64%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.55%) Apache
7 1 (0.55%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.55%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.55%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 29 (15.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (11.48%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 22 (12.02%) Dynamics NAV
2 20 (10.93%) Sage 200
3 19 (10.38%) SAP Business One
4 18 (9.84%) Dynamics CRM
5 16 (8.74%) NetSuite
5 16 (8.74%) Sage 50
6 8 (4.37%) Sage X3
7 6 (3.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 5 (2.73%) AlphaBridge
8 5 (2.73%) Alphatax
8 5 (2.73%) Farmplan
8 5 (2.73%) KEYPrime
8 5 (2.73%) Sage 300 ERP
9 4 (2.19%) Sage CRM
9 4 (2.19%) Unit4 Business World
10 3 (1.64%) Dynamics GP
10 3 (1.64%) Magento
10 3 (1.64%) Sage 1000
11 2 (1.09%) Infor SunSystems
11 2 (1.09%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.57%) Microsoft 365
2 20 (10.93%) Azure
3 19 (10.38%) Power Platform
4 16 (8.74%) GitHub
5 15 (8.20%) AWS
6 10 (5.46%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (5.46%) Amazon S3
6 10 (5.46%) npm
6 10 (5.46%) Route 53
7 8 (4.37%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (4.37%) Slack
8 6 (3.28%) Asana
8 6 (3.28%) OneDrive
8 6 (3.28%) SaaS
9 4 (2.19%) Mimecast
10 3 (1.64%) Cloud Coach
10 3 (1.64%) IaaS
10 3 (1.64%) PaaS
11 2 (1.09%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (1.09%) FinancialForce
Communications & Networking
1 18 (9.84%) DNS
2 15 (8.20%) Internet
3 14 (7.65%) Firewall
4 10 (5.46%) HTTP
5 8 (4.37%) DHCP
5 8 (4.37%) VoIP
6 7 (3.83%) VPN
7 6 (3.28%) TCP/IP
8 5 (2.73%) VLAN
9 4 (2.19%) LAN
9 4 (2.19%) WAN
9 4 (2.19%) Wireless
10 3 (1.64%) Cisco PIX
10 3 (1.64%) IPsec
10 3 (1.64%) SSL
10 3 (1.64%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (1.09%) Network Security
12 1 (0.55%) CTI
12 1 (0.55%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (28.96%) SQL Server
2 19 (10.38%) Power BI
3 14 (7.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (7.10%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.37%) Crystal Reports
5 8 (4.37%) MySQL
5 8 (4.37%) Tableau
6 5 (2.73%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (2.19%) Data Lake
7 4 (2.19%) SAP HANA
8 3 (1.64%) MS Access
9 2 (1.09%) Amazon Redshift
9 2 (1.09%) FileMaker
9 2 (1.09%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.55%) Amazon Athena
10 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (9.84%) Git (software)
2 14 (7.65%) JIRA
3 7 (3.83%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.28%) Bitbucket
4 6 (3.28%) IntelliJ
5 5 (2.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.09%) TestRail
General
1 66 (36.07%) Social Skills
2 57 (31.15%) Finance
3 16 (8.74%) Manufacturing
4 14 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (4.37%) Presentation Skills
6 7 (3.83%) Retail
7 6 (3.28%) Automotive
8 5 (2.73%) Billing
8 5 (2.73%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (2.19%) Banking
9 4 (2.19%) Marketing
10 3 (1.64%) Back Office
10 3 (1.64%) Investment Banking
11 2 (1.09%) General Ledger
12 1 (0.55%) Law
12 1 (0.55%) Legal
12 1 (0.55%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 57 (31.15%) Developer
2 34 (18.58%) Analyst
3 29 (15.85%) Applications Support
4 28 (15.30%) C# Developer
5 22 (12.02%) Administrator
6 17 (9.29%) Consultant
7 16 (8.74%) Applications Developer
7 16 (8.74%) C# Application Developer
7 16 (8.74%) WordPress Developer
8 14 (7.65%) Junior
8 14 (7.65%) Support Engineer
9 12 (6.56%) Applications Engineer
9 12 (6.56%) Applications Support Engineer
9 12 (6.56%) Support Analyst
10 11 (6.01%) IT Manager
10 11 (6.01%) Junior Developer
11 10 (5.46%) Junior WordPress Developer
11 10 (5.46%) Systems Administrator
12 9 (4.92%) IT Support
12 9 (4.92%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (11.48%) CSS
1 21 (11.48%) HTML
2 20 (10.93%) .NET
3 17 (9.29%) Laravel
4 15 (8.20%) Web Services
4 15 (8.20%) XML
5 13 (7.10%) REST
5 13 (7.10%) SOAP
5 13 (7.10%) XSLT
6 10 (5.46%) CSS3
6 10 (5.46%) Sass
6 10 (5.46%) Symfony
7 9 (4.92%) EDI
8 8 (4.37%) AngularJS
8 8 (4.37%) Node.js
8 8 (4.37%) Vue.js
9 7 (3.83%) ASP.NET
9 7 (3.83%) jQuery
10 6 (3.28%) .NET Framework
10 6 (3.28%) Apache Flex
Miscellaneous
1 20 (10.93%) User Experience
2 14 (7.65%) Management Information System
3 13 (7.10%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (5.46%) BYOD
5 9 (4.92%) Data Structures
5 9 (4.92%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.28%) Life Science
6 6 (3.28%) Renewable Energy
6 6 (3.28%) Xbox
7 3 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.64%) Equities
7 3 (1.64%) iPhone
7 3 (1.64%) Reference Data
8 2 (1.09%) Clustering
8 2 (1.09%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.09%) FMCG
8 2 (1.09%) PMI
8 2 (1.09%) Replication
9 1 (0.55%) Biotechnology
9 1 (0.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 44 (24.04%) Windows
2 23 (12.57%) Windows 10
3 19 (10.38%) Windows Server
4 9 (4.92%) Android
5 8 (4.37%) Windows 7
5 8 (4.37%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (3.28%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (3.28%) Windows Server 2019
7 5 (2.73%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.64%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (37.16%) ERP
2 41 (22.40%) CRM
3 35 (19.13%) MVC
4 34 (18.58%) Project Management
5 31 (16.94%) Problem-Solving
6 23 (12.57%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (12.02%) Requirements Gathering
8 19 (10.38%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (8.74%) Data Privacy
10 14 (7.65%) Web Development
11 13 (7.10%) Continuous Improvement
11 13 (7.10%) DevOps
12 12 (6.56%) Visualisation
13 11 (6.01%) Computer Science
13 11 (6.01%) Scrum
14 10 (5.46%) Design Thinking
14 10 (5.46%) E-Commerce
14 10 (5.46%) Web Design
15 9 (4.92%) OO
16 8 (4.37%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 77 (42.08%) SQL
2 47 (25.68%) C#
3 40 (21.86%) JavaScript
4 33 (18.03%) VBA
5 26 (14.21%) PHP
6 19 (10.38%) Java
7 10 (5.46%) Bash Shell
7 10 (5.46%) ES6
8 7 (3.83%) XPath
9 6 (3.28%) VB
10 5 (2.73%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.64%) Python
12 2 (1.09%) C
12 2 (1.09%) Java 8
13 1 (0.55%) Clojure
13 1 (0.55%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (6.56%) Degree
2 6 (3.28%) ACCA
2 6 (3.28%) CIMA
3 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.64%) ISEB
4 3 (1.64%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.64%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.64%) PMP
5 2 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.09%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.09%) MBA
6 1 (0.55%) AAT
6 1 (0.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.55%) MCT
6 1 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.73%) QA
2 4 (2.19%) GDPR
3 1 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials
3 1 (0.55%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (0.55%) ISO 22301
3 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.55%) PMO
System Software
1 29 (15.85%) Active Directory
2 14 (7.65%) Docker
3 10 (5.46%) Hyper-V
4 8 (4.37%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (1.64%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (1.64%) vSphere
6 1 (0.55%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.64%) Kubernetes
1 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.55%) Jamf Pro
2 1 (0.55%) Terraform
2 1 (0.55%) WSUS
Vendors
1 48 (26.23%) SAP
2 42 (22.95%) Microsoft
3 22 (12.02%) Salesforce.com
4 16 (8.74%) Oracle
5 11 (6.01%) VMware
6 10 (5.46%) Zend
7 9 (4.92%) JD Edwards
8 8 (4.37%) Veeam
8 8 (4.37%) Xero
9 7 (3.83%) Cisco
9 7 (3.83%) Epicor
10 6 (3.28%) Sophos
10 6 (3.28%) WooCommerce
11 5 (2.73%) IBM
11 5 (2.73%) Infor
11 5 (2.73%) Meraki
11 5 (2.73%) Wolters Kluwer
12 4 (2.19%) Apple
12 4 (2.19%) Sun
13 3 (1.64%) Bloomberg