Period
to 25 January 2022

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 25 January 2022 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
25 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 777 651 495
Rank change year-on-year -126 -156 +330
Permanent jobs citing Sage 234 91 650
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.21% 0.16% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 0.54% 0.42% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 188 77 221
10th Percentile £30,050 £25,350 £26,250
25th Percentile £39,500 £34,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -11.11%
75th Percentile £62,500 £51,250 £57,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -11.11%

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 43,616 21,658 48,011
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 38.88% 37.69% 41.55%
Number of salaries quoted 28,668 17,325 37,370
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £40,000 £40,000 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £73,750 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £85,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 25 January 2022.

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 25 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -177 66 £60,000 +26.32% 23
North of England -77 56 £45,000 -12.20% 23
South East -75 49 £46,250 +23.33% 9
Yorkshire -39 37 £45,000 +12.50% 4
Midlands -87 25 £39,000 +13.04% 15
East of England -88 21 £52,500 +16.67% 16
West Midlands -68 18 £39,000 +22.83% 11
North West -84 17 £46,250 -2.63% 6
East Midlands -63 5 £70,000 +102.90% 4
South West -51 4 £42,500 +6.25% 9
North East -28 2 £34,250 -51.76% 13
Sage
UK

For the 6 months to 25 January 2022, 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 (32.91%) ERP
2 71 (30.34%) SQL Server
3 70 (29.91%) SQL
4 65 (27.78%) Finance
5 58 (24.79%) SAP
6 51 (21.79%) Problem-Solving
7 49 (20.94%) Social Skills
8 42 (17.95%) Project Management
8 42 (17.95%) Azure
9 41 (17.52%) .NET
10 38 (16.24%) Microsoft
11 37 (15.81%) Enterprise Software
12 36 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
13 35 (14.96%) SDLC
13 35 (14.96%) T-SQL
14 34 (14.53%) Web Services
15 32 (13.68%) Java
15 32 (13.68%) CRM
16 31 (13.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 29 (12.39%) JavaScript
18 28 (11.97%) PHP
18 28 (11.97%) C#
18 28 (11.97%) EDI
19 27 (11.54%) Python
19 27 (11.54%) Degree
19 27 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
20 26 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
21 25 (10.68%) REST
22 24 (10.26%) Microsoft 365
22 24 (10.26%) IT Strategy

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 18 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 16 (6.84%) WordPress
3 6 (2.56%) CMS
3 6 (2.56%) Confluence
3 6 (2.56%) IIS
3 6 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (2.56%) Umbraco
4 4 (1.71%) MS Exchange
4 4 (1.71%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 26 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (6.41%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.28%) AutoCAD
4 2 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 24 (10.26%) SAP Business One
2 21 (8.97%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (8.55%) NetSuite
4 17 (7.26%) Dynamics AX
4 17 (7.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 14 (5.98%) Sage 1000
6 13 (5.56%) Sage 200
7 8 (3.42%) Unit4 Business World
8 5 (2.14%) Infor M3
8 5 (2.14%) Payment Gateway
8 5 (2.14%) Sage 50
9 3 (1.28%) Sage X3
9 3 (1.28%) Shopify
10 2 (0.85%) Dynamics GP
10 2 (0.85%) Line 50
10 2 (0.85%) Line 500
10 2 (0.85%) Sage 500
10 2 (0.85%) SAP ERP
11 1 (0.43%) JDE OneWorld
11 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 42 (17.95%) Azure
2 24 (10.26%) Microsoft 365
3 19 (8.12%) Dynamics 365
4 18 (7.69%) SaaS
5 14 (5.98%) AWS
6 10 (4.27%) Figma
7 9 (3.85%) Amazon SageMaker
7 9 (3.85%) GitHub
7 9 (3.85%) OneDrive
8 8 (3.42%) Power Platform
9 7 (2.99%) IaaS
9 7 (2.99%) Mimecast
9 7 (2.99%) PaaS
9 7 (2.99%) Serverless
10 5 (2.14%) AWS Lambda
10 5 (2.14%) Slack
10 5 (2.14%) Trello
11 4 (1.71%) Amazon Cognito
11 4 (1.71%) Amazon S3
12 3 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.56%) DNS
1 13 (5.56%) Firewall
2 10 (4.27%) DHCP
3 9 (3.85%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.42%) VLAN
4 8 (3.42%) VPN
5 6 (2.56%) IPsec
5 6 (2.56%) SSL
5 6 (2.56%) VoIP
6 4 (1.71%) Internet
7 2 (0.85%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.85%) LAN
7 2 (0.85%) NAS
7 2 (0.85%) Network Security
7 2 (0.85%) SAN
7 2 (0.85%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.85%) WAN
7 2 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.85%) Wireless
8 1 (0.43%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (30.34%) SQL Server
2 31 (13.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (8.12%) SQL Server 2016
4 16 (6.84%) SQL Server 2008
5 15 (6.41%) SQL Server 2014
6 11 (4.70%) Data Mining
7 7 (2.99%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (2.99%) Power BI
8 5 (2.14%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (2.14%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.71%) Amazon Athena
9 4 (1.71%) Big Data
10 3 (1.28%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.28%) Tableau
11 2 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (0.85%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.85%) KNIME
11 2 (0.85%) SAP BW
11 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (4.27%) Cypress.io
2 9 (3.85%) webpack
3 8 (3.42%) JIRA
4 6 (2.56%) Visual Studio
5 4 (1.71%) Babel
5 4 (1.71%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.71%) PHPUnit
5 4 (1.71%) PostCSS
6 1 (0.43%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 65 (27.78%) Finance
2 49 (20.94%) Social Skills
3 36 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (6.84%) Manufacturing
5 13 (5.56%) Pharmaceutical
6 9 (3.85%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 9 (3.85%) Marketing
6 9 (3.85%) Retail
7 6 (2.56%) Billing
8 5 (2.14%) Presentation Skills
9 4 (1.71%) Back Office
9 4 (1.71%) Digital Economy
9 4 (1.71%) Games
10 3 (1.28%) Banking
11 2 (0.85%) Documentation Skills
11 2 (0.85%) Law
11 2 (0.85%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.85%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.43%) Advertising
12 1 (0.43%) Organisational Skills
Job Titles
1 61 (26.07%) Developer
2 47 (20.09%) Consultant
3 37 (15.81%) Analyst
4 24 (10.26%) Data Engineer
5 23 (9.83%) Technical Consultant
6 22 (9.40%) Technical Developer
7 16 (6.84%) Lead Developer
8 14 (5.98%) Implementation Consultant
8 14 (5.98%) IT Manager
8 14 (5.98%) Workday Consultant
8 14 (5.98%) Workday Implementation Consultant
9 13 (5.56%) Sage Consultant
10 12 (5.13%) Senior Developer
11 11 (4.70%) Systems Analyst
12 9 (3.85%) C# Developer
12 9 (3.85%) ERP Analyst
12 9 (3.85%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
13 8 (3.42%) .NET Developer
13 8 (3.42%) CRM Developer
13 8 (3.42%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (17.52%) .NET
2 34 (14.53%) Web Services
3 28 (11.97%) EDI
4 25 (10.68%) REST
5 23 (9.83%) SOAP
5 23 (9.83%) XML
5 23 (9.83%) XSLT
6 17 (7.26%) CSS
7 15 (6.41%) HTML
8 10 (4.27%) Tailwind CSS
9 7 (2.99%) .NET Core
9 7 (2.99%) React
10 6 (2.56%) Node.js
10 6 (2.56%) Redux
11 5 (2.14%) GreenSock GSAP
11 5 (2.14%) jQuery
11 5 (2.14%) Sass
11 5 (2.14%) Vue.js
12 4 (1.71%) Kafka
12 4 (1.71%) Semantic HTML
Miscellaneous
1 37 (15.81%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (6.41%) User Experience
3 6 (2.56%) Mobile App
4 5 (2.14%) Animation
4 5 (2.14%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.71%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.71%) Driving Licence
5 4 (1.71%) Legacy Systems
6 3 (1.28%) FMCG
7 2 (0.85%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (0.85%) Biotechnology
7 2 (0.85%) Blog
7 2 (0.85%) EPoS
7 2 (0.85%) Life Science
7 2 (0.85%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (0.43%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.43%) Replication
8 1 (0.43%) SCADA
8 1 (0.43%) Social Media
8 1 (0.43%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.55%) Windows
2 13 (5.56%) Windows Server
3 12 (5.13%) Windows 10
4 10 (4.27%) Windows Server 2019
5 8 (3.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (2.56%) Android
6 6 (2.56%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.71%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (1.28%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.85%) Linux
9 2 (0.85%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (32.91%) ERP
2 51 (21.79%) Problem-Solving
3 42 (17.95%) Project Management
4 35 (14.96%) SDLC
5 32 (13.68%) CRM
6 27 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (10.26%) IT Strategy
8 23 (9.83%) DevOps
9 18 (7.69%) Data Analysis
10 16 (6.84%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (5.56%) Change Control
12 11 (4.70%) Data Management
12 11 (4.70%) UX Design
13 10 (4.27%) Visualisation
14 9 (3.85%) BEM - Block Element Modifier
14 9 (3.85%) Machine Learning
14 9 (3.85%) Migration
14 9 (3.85%) Programme Management
14 9 (3.85%) Workflow
15 8 (3.42%) CI/CD
Programming Languages
1 70 (29.91%) SQL
2 35 (14.96%) T-SQL
3 32 (13.68%) Java
4 29 (12.39%) JavaScript
5 28 (11.97%) C#
5 28 (11.97%) PHP
6 27 (11.54%) Python
7 23 (9.83%) XPath
8 10 (4.27%) VBA
9 7 (2.99%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.14%) Java 8
11 3 (1.28%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.85%) C
12 2 (0.85%) R
13 1 (0.43%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.43%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.43%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (11.54%) Degree
2 8 (3.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.85%) AAT
3 2 (0.85%) CCNA
3 2 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (0.85%) MCP
3 2 (0.85%) MCSE
4 1 (0.43%) ACCA
4 1 (0.43%) CIPD
4 1 (0.43%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.43%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.43%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.85%) GDPR
2 6 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (2.56%) QA
2 6 (2.56%) SLA
3 5 (2.14%) Accessibility
4 3 (1.28%) PMO
5 2 (0.85%) PMBOK
System Software
1 16 (6.84%) Active Directory
2 8 (3.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.56%) vSphere
4 3 (1.28%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.85%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 9 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (1.28%) FortiGate
3 2 (0.85%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 58 (24.79%) SAP
2 38 (16.24%) Microsoft
3 15 (6.41%) JD Edwards
3 15 (6.41%) Oracle
4 14 (5.98%) Salesforce.com
5 10 (4.27%) VMware
6 9 (3.85%) DocuSign
6 9 (3.85%) Infor
6 9 (3.85%) Sophos
6 9 (3.85%) WooCommerce
7 6 (2.56%) IFS
7 6 (2.56%) Palo Alto
7 6 (2.56%) Sitecore
8 5 (2.14%) Epicor
8 5 (2.14%) Workday
9 4 (1.71%) Veeam
10 3 (1.28%) Cisco
10 3 (1.28%) SnapLogic
10 3 (1.28%) Yardi
11 2 (0.85%) Alteryx