Period
to 19 January 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 19 January 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
19 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 467 802 564
Rank change year-on-year +335 -238 +90
Permanent jobs citing Sage 685 295 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.60% 0.21% 0.46%
As % of the Vendors category 1.41% 0.50% 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 220 243 603
England median annual salary £39,750 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.67% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £25,700 £25,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £74,750 £70,000
UK median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.11% +5.88% +6.25%

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 48,667 59,512 72,108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.28% 42.49% 44.24%
Number of salaries quoted 37,358 46,220 56,986
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £76,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Sage in England

Sage
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sage in England.

Salary trend for Sage in England

Sage
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sage in England over the 6 months to 19 January 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 19 January 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 +241 312 £42,500 +9.68% 24
North East +94 170 £62,500 +8.70% 6
South East +140 153 £35,000 -14.11% 17
London +149 138 £52,500 +5.00% 14
North West +146 126 £39,500 -21.00% 10
Midlands +32 30 £42,500 -2.86% 9
South West +28 30 £33,000 -12.00% 9
East of England +56 21 £55,000 +29.41% 8
Yorkshire +40 16 £42,500 +13.33% 8
West Midlands +9 16 £36,250 -19.44% 5
East Midlands +22 14 £50,000 +27.39% 4
Sage
UK

For the 6 months to 19 January 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.

1 342 (49.93%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (45.99%) Software Engineering
3 304 (44.38%) Problem-Solving
4 172 (25.11%) C#
5 168 (24.53%) .NET
6 167 (24.38%) JavaScript
7 154 (22.48%) AWS
8 139 (20.29%) Microsoft
9 134 (19.56%) Degree
10 131 (19.12%) ERP
11 130 (18.98%) SQL
12 129 (18.83%) Java
13 127 (18.54%) Computer Science
14 112 (16.35%) Scrum
15 110 (16.06%) Salesforce.com
16 107 (15.62%) Finance
17 100 (14.60%) SaaS
18 95 (13.87%) Azure
19 90 (13.14%) jQuery
20 87 (12.70%) Apex Code
21 86 (12.55%) Enterprise Software
22 85 (12.41%) Swagger
23 81 (11.82%) Product Roadmap
24 78 (11.39%) Computer Science Degree
25 76 (11.09%) AngularJS
26 75 (10.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
26 75 (10.95%) Big Data
27 74 (10.80%) Architectural Design
28 73 (10.66%) Backbone.js
28 73 (10.66%) Web Application Development

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 45 (6.57%) Confluence
2 18 (2.63%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.34%) MS Exchange
4 8 (1.17%) IIS
5 4 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
6 3 (0.44%) nginx
7 1 (0.15%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.15%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 39 (5.69%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (3.50%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 55 (8.03%) NetSuite
2 38 (5.55%) Sage 200
3 33 (4.82%) Dynamics NAV
4 29 (4.23%) SAP Business One
5 28 (4.09%) Sage X3
6 23 (3.36%) Dynamics AX
7 19 (2.77%) Dynamics CRM
8 16 (2.34%) Sage 500
9 10 (1.46%) GoldMine
10 9 (1.31%) Lawson
11 6 (0.88%) Line 50
11 6 (0.88%) Pegasus Opera
11 6 (0.88%) Sage 50
11 6 (0.88%) SAP BPC
12 5 (0.73%) Exchequer
12 5 (0.73%) Infor SunSystems
12 5 (0.73%) Sage 1000
13 4 (0.58%) Infor M3
13 4 (0.58%) Magento
13 4 (0.58%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 154 (22.48%) AWS
2 100 (14.60%) SaaS
3 95 (13.87%) Azure
4 56 (8.18%) Serverless
5 54 (7.88%) AWS Lambda
6 41 (5.99%) Amazon EC2
7 40 (5.84%) Amazon S3
7 40 (5.84%) Amazon SQS
8 39 (5.69%) Sage Pay
9 32 (4.67%) Office 365
10 25 (3.65%) Dynamics 365
11 19 (2.77%) Power Platform
12 10 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (1.02%) BlazeMeter
13 7 (1.02%) Datadog
13 7 (1.02%) Slack
13 7 (1.02%) Sumo Logic
14 6 (0.88%) IaaS
15 4 (0.58%) Amazon SageMaker
15 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Flow
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.92%) TCP/IP
2 18 (2.63%) DNS
2 18 (2.63%) Firewall
3 17 (2.48%) DHCP
4 9 (1.31%) VoIP
4 9 (1.31%) VPN
5 8 (1.17%) VLAN
6 7 (1.02%) WAN
6 7 (1.02%) Wireless
7 6 (0.88%) IPsec
7 6 (0.88%) IPv4
8 5 (0.73%) Intranet
8 5 (0.73%) MPLS
9 4 (0.58%) 4G
9 4 (0.58%) Fibre Channel
9 4 (0.58%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (0.58%) SAN
10 2 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.15%) CHAP
11 1 (0.15%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (10.95%) Big Data
2 61 (8.91%) SQL Server
3 40 (5.84%) MongoDB
4 20 (2.92%) Crystal Reports
5 15 (2.19%) MySQL
5 15 (2.19%) Power BI
6 14 (2.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 14 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (2.04%) QlikView
7 13 (1.90%) BusinessObjects
8 11 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (1.17%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.02%) Data Mining
10 7 (1.02%) Informix
10 7 (1.02%) MS Access
10 7 (1.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (0.73%) Qlik Sense
13 4 (0.58%) ZAP BI
14 3 (0.44%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 49 (7.15%) JIRA
2 41 (5.99%) Git (software)
3 39 (5.69%) IntelliJ
3 39 (5.69%) Jenkins
4 37 (5.40%) Postman
5 30 (4.38%) JUnit
5 30 (4.38%) TestNG
6 13 (1.90%) ERwin
7 7 (1.02%) JMeter
7 7 (1.02%) Selenium
8 6 (0.88%) Bitbucket
9 5 (0.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (0.73%) Visual Studio
General
1 107 (15.62%) Finance
2 30 (4.38%) Retail
3 17 (2.48%) Billing
4 15 (2.19%) Manufacturing
5 12 (1.75%) Marketing
6 5 (0.73%) Local Government
7 4 (0.58%) Banking
7 4 (0.58%) Electronics
7 4 (0.58%) French Language
7 4 (0.58%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.15%) Back Office
8 1 (0.15%) Games
8 1 (0.15%) German Language
8 1 (0.15%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 194 (28.32%) Software Engineer
2 134 (19.56%) Senior Software Engineer
3 128 (18.69%) Developer
4 81 (11.82%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 55 (8.03%) Team Leader
6 54 (7.88%) Consultant
7 46 (6.72%) Senior Developer
8 41 (5.99%) Principal Engineer
8 41 (5.99%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 40 (5.84%) Development Team Leader
10 39 (5.69%) Java Engineer
10 39 (5.69%) Java Software Engineer
10 39 (5.69%) Senior Java Engineer
10 39 (5.69%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 34 (4.96%) Analyst
12 30 (4.38%) QA Engineer
12 30 (4.38%) Senior QA Engineer
13 23 (3.36%) IT Support
14 21 (3.07%) NetSuite Consultant
15 18 (2.63%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 168 (24.53%) .NET
2 90 (13.14%) jQuery
3 85 (12.41%) Swagger
4 76 (11.09%) AngularJS
5 75 (10.95%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 73 (10.66%) Backbone.js
6 73 (10.66%) Visualforce
7 46 (6.72%) .NET Framework
8 43 (6.28%) .NET Core
9 42 (6.13%) Node.js
10 36 (5.26%) Redux
11 33 (4.82%) REST
12 30 (4.38%) SOAP
13 28 (4.09%) ASP.NET
14 27 (3.94%) HTML
15 19 (2.77%) Web Services
16 17 (2.48%) CSS
17 15 (2.19%) XML
18 12 (1.75%) ASP.NET Web API
19 11 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 86 (12.55%) Enterprise Software
2 48 (7.01%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (2.92%) Driving Licence
4 14 (2.04%) Cloud Native
5 13 (1.90%) Data Structures
6 11 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.17%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.02%) User Experience
8 7 (1.02%) Virtual Team
9 4 (0.58%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.58%) Private Cloud
9 4 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
10 3 (0.44%) FMCG
11 1 (0.15%) AS400
11 1 (0.15%) BBC
11 1 (0.15%) Clustering
11 1 (0.15%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 1 (0.15%) NHS
11 1 (0.15%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 59 (8.61%) Windows
2 32 (4.67%) Linux
3 17 (2.48%) Windows 10
4 14 (2.04%) Windows Server
5 10 (1.46%) Android
5 10 (1.46%) Apple iOS
6 7 (1.02%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.73%) Unix
7 5 (0.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (0.58%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.44%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.15%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.15%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 342 (49.93%) Agile Software Development
2 315 (45.99%) Software Engineering
3 304 (44.38%) Problem-Solving
4 131 (19.12%) ERP
5 127 (18.54%) Computer Science
6 112 (16.35%) Scrum
7 81 (11.82%) Product Roadmap
8 74 (10.80%) Architectural Design
9 73 (10.66%) Web Application Development
10 58 (8.47%) E-Commerce
10 58 (8.47%) TDD
11 55 (8.03%) Microservices
12 46 (6.72%) CQRS
12 46 (6.72%) Domain-Driven Design
13 44 (6.42%) Innovative Thinking
14 43 (6.28%) Coaching
15 42 (6.13%) Mentoring
16 39 (5.69%) Pair Programming
16 39 (5.69%) Threat Modelling
17 38 (5.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 172 (25.11%) C#
2 167 (24.38%) JavaScript
3 130 (18.98%) SQL
4 129 (18.83%) Java
5 87 (12.70%) Apex Code
6 11 (1.61%) PowerShell
7 10 (1.46%) Shell Script
8 7 (1.02%) C++
8 7 (1.02%) PHP
8 7 (1.02%) Ruby
8 7 (1.02%) T-SQL
9 4 (0.58%) Python
10 3 (0.44%) PHP 7
10 3 (0.44%) VB
11 2 (0.29%) Bash Shell
11 2 (0.29%) C
11 2 (0.29%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.29%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.29%) VBA
Qualifications
1 134 (19.56%) Degree
2 78 (11.39%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (4.38%) ISTQB
3 30 (4.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 10 (1.46%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.02%) ACCA
5 7 (1.02%) MCSA
5 7 (1.02%) MCSE
6 6 (0.88%) PMI Certification
6 6 (0.88%) PMP
7 4 (0.58%) PhD
8 3 (0.44%) CIMA
9 2 (0.29%) AAT
9 2 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.29%) MCITP
10 1 (0.15%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.15%) CCNA
10 1 (0.15%) MCTS
10 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.15%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (7.45%) QA
2 13 (1.90%) SLA
3 7 (1.02%) PMO
4 4 (0.58%) PMBOK
5 3 (0.44%) GDPR
6 1 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 22 (3.21%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.61%) Hyper-V
2 11 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.02%) Docker
3 7 (1.02%) vSphere
4 5 (0.73%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.58%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.15%) Firmware
6 1 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.15%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 11 (1.61%) WSUS
2 4 (0.58%) PaperCut
3 2 (0.29%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.15%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 139 (20.29%) Microsoft
2 110 (16.06%) Salesforce.com
3 72 (10.51%) SAP
4 32 (4.67%) Oracle
5 30 (4.38%) JD Edwards
6 21 (3.07%) Epicor
7 18 (2.63%) VMware
8 16 (2.34%) IFS
8 16 (2.34%) Xero
9 14 (2.04%) Sun
10 12 (1.75%) Infor
11 10 (1.46%) Pegasus
12 8 (1.17%) ServiceNow
13 7 (1.02%) Cisco
13 7 (1.02%) Meraki
13 7 (1.02%) New Relic
14 6 (0.88%) Atlassian
14 6 (0.88%) Sophos
15 4 (0.58%) Citrix
16 3 (0.44%) Altova