Period
to 15 November 2019

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 15 November 2019 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
15 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 547 734 675
Rank change year-on-year +187 -59 +4
Permanent jobs citing Sage 587 420 568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.28% 0.34%
As % of the Vendors category 1.09% 0.65% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 224 345 466
England median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,500 £22,350 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £73,250 £68,250
UK median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year -11.76% +1.19% +5.00%

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 53,796 64,873 74,990
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.50% 42.77% 44.30%
Number of salaries quoted 41,479 50,815 58,466
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 15 November 2019.

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 15 November 2019. 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 +144 210 £32,500 -18.75% 26
South East +99 143 £35,000 -12.50% 22
London +124 137 £45,000 -10.00% 28
North West +92 118 £33,750 -15.63% 9
North East +88 83 - - 5
South West +20 45 £35,000 - 12
Midlands -19 26 £42,500 +12.58% 25
East of England +67 25 £55,000 +22.22% 11
West Midlands +8 16 £42,500 -2.86% 19
East Midlands +10 10 £41,250 +14.58% 5
Yorkshire -32 9 £32,500 -13.33% 12
Sage
UK

For the 6 months to 15 November 2019, 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.

1 279 (47.53%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (44.63%) Problem-Solving
3 256 (43.61%) Software Engineering
4 163 (27.77%) JavaScript
5 156 (26.58%) SQL
6 143 (24.36%) .NET
7 133 (22.66%) C#
8 127 (21.64%) ERP
9 123 (20.95%) Microsoft
9 123 (20.95%) AWS
10 119 (20.27%) Java
11 112 (19.08%) Computer Science
12 111 (18.91%) Degree
13 94 (16.01%) Salesforce.com
14 93 (15.84%) Azure
15 86 (14.65%) jQuery
16 85 (14.48%) Swagger
17 83 (14.14%) SaaS
18 81 (13.80%) Finance
19 79 (13.46%) Enterprise Software
19 79 (13.46%) Product Roadmap
20 75 (12.78%) AngularJS
20 75 (12.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 75 (12.78%) Scrum
21 74 (12.61%) Architectural Design
22 73 (12.44%) Web Application Development
22 73 (12.44%) Visualforce
22 73 (12.44%) Apex Code
22 73 (12.44%) Backbone.js
23 65 (11.07%) Computer Science Degree

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 44 (7.50%) Confluence
2 33 (5.62%) SharePoint
3 32 (5.45%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.53%) IIS
4 9 (1.53%) SAS
5 5 (0.85%) Apache
6 4 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (0.51%) nginx
7 3 (0.51%) Tomcat
7 3 (0.51%) WordPress
8 2 (0.34%) CMS
9 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.17%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.17%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 46 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (4.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.34%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 37 (6.30%) Sage X3
2 36 (6.13%) NetSuite
3 30 (5.11%) Dynamics CRM
4 27 (4.60%) Sage 200
5 23 (3.92%) Dynamics AX
6 22 (3.75%) Dynamics NAV
7 13 (2.21%) SAP Business One
8 10 (1.70%) GoldMine
9 9 (1.53%) Exchequer
10 8 (1.36%) Sage CRM
11 6 (1.02%) Dynamics GP
11 6 (1.02%) Lawson
11 6 (1.02%) Magento
11 6 (1.02%) SAP BPC
12 5 (0.85%) Sage 50
13 4 (0.68%) Infor M3
13 4 (0.68%) Line 500
14 3 (0.51%) Infor SunSystems
14 3 (0.51%) Sage 1000
14 3 (0.51%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 123 (20.95%) AWS
2 93 (15.84%) Azure
3 83 (14.14%) SaaS
4 44 (7.50%) Serverless
5 41 (6.98%) Amazon EC2
5 41 (6.98%) Sage Pay
6 40 (6.81%) Amazon S3
6 40 (6.81%) Amazon SQS
6 40 (6.81%) AWS Lambda
7 27 (4.60%) Office 365
8 18 (3.07%) Dynamics 365
9 11 (1.87%) Power Platform
10 7 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.85%) IaaS
12 3 (0.51%) G Suite
13 2 (0.34%) Amazon SageMaker
14 1 (0.17%) Boomi
14 1 (0.17%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.75%) Firewall
2 19 (3.24%) WAN
3 18 (3.07%) DNS
4 15 (2.56%) VPN
5 14 (2.39%) LAN
5 14 (2.39%) Remote Desktop
6 12 (2.04%) VoIP
7 11 (1.87%) TCP/IP
8 10 (1.70%) SAN
9 8 (1.36%) DHCP
10 7 (1.19%) NAS
10 7 (1.19%) VLAN
10 7 (1.19%) Wi-Fi
10 7 (1.19%) Wireless
11 6 (1.02%) Fibre Channel
12 5 (0.85%) IPsec
12 5 (0.85%) IPv4
12 5 (0.85%) Network Security
13 4 (0.68%) 4G
13 4 (0.68%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (10.39%) SQL Server
2 44 (7.50%) MongoDB
3 34 (5.79%) Big Data
4 25 (4.26%) Crystal Reports
5 22 (3.75%) MySQL
6 21 (3.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (1.87%) Power BI
8 9 (1.53%) QlikView
9 8 (1.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.19%) MS Access
11 6 (1.02%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.85%) Qlik Sense
13 4 (0.68%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.68%) SQL Server 2016
14 3 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.51%) Informix
14 3 (0.51%) MariaDB
14 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (0.51%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 46 (7.84%) JIRA
2 45 (7.67%) Git (software)
3 39 (6.64%) IntelliJ
3 39 (6.64%) Jenkins
4 30 (5.11%) JUnit
4 30 (5.11%) TestNG
5 8 (1.36%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.85%) Bitbucket
7 3 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (0.34%) Subversion
General
1 81 (13.80%) Finance
2 29 (4.94%) Manufacturing
3 23 (3.92%) Retail
4 10 (1.70%) Billing
5 6 (1.02%) Marketing
6 4 (0.68%) French Language
7 3 (0.51%) Games
7 3 (0.51%) Local Government
8 2 (0.34%) Advertising
8 2 (0.34%) Banking
8 2 (0.34%) Electronics
9 1 (0.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 148 (25.21%) Software Engineer
2 116 (19.76%) Senior Software Engineer
3 112 (19.08%) Developer
4 74 (12.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 50 (8.52%) Analyst
6 47 (8.01%) Senior Developer
7 45 (7.67%) Consultant
8 41 (6.98%) Senior Front-End Developer
8 41 (6.98%) Team Leader
9 40 (6.81%) Development Team Leader
10 39 (6.64%) Java Engineer
10 39 (6.64%) Java Software Engineer
10 39 (6.64%) Senior Java Engineer
10 39 (6.64%) Senior Java Software Engineer
11 34 (5.79%) Principal Engineer
12 30 (5.11%) QA Engineer
12 30 (5.11%) Senior QA Engineer
13 27 (4.60%) Applications Support
14 25 (4.26%) Support Consultant
15 24 (4.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (24.36%) .NET
2 86 (14.65%) jQuery
3 85 (14.48%) Swagger
4 75 (12.78%) AngularJS
4 75 (12.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 73 (12.44%) Backbone.js
5 73 (12.44%) Visualforce
6 46 (7.84%) .NET Framework
7 45 (7.67%) Node.js
8 36 (6.13%) .NET Core
8 36 (6.13%) Redux
9 33 (5.62%) REST
10 30 (5.11%) SOAP
11 29 (4.94%) ASP.NET
12 28 (4.77%) HTML
13 22 (3.75%) CSS
14 12 (2.04%) Web Services
15 11 (1.87%) ASP.NET Web API
15 11 (1.87%) JSON
16 10 (1.70%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 79 (13.46%) Enterprise Software
2 37 (6.30%) Driving Licence
3 14 (2.39%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (1.87%) Management Information System
5 6 (1.02%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (0.85%) Replication
7 4 (0.68%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.68%) Private Cloud
7 4 (0.68%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.51%) Clustering
8 3 (0.51%) iPad
8 3 (0.51%) iPhone
8 3 (0.51%) LIMS
8 3 (0.51%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.34%) FMCG
10 1 (0.17%) AS400
10 1 (0.17%) BBC
10 1 (0.17%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.17%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 62 (10.56%) Windows
2 32 (5.45%) Linux
3 31 (5.28%) Windows Server
4 29 (4.94%) Windows 10
5 18 (3.07%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (2.21%) Android
7 12 (2.04%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.70%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.85%) Unix
10 4 (0.68%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.51%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (47.53%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (44.63%) Problem-Solving
3 256 (43.61%) Software Engineering
4 127 (21.64%) ERP
5 112 (19.08%) Computer Science
6 79 (13.46%) Product Roadmap
7 75 (12.78%) Scrum
8 74 (12.61%) Architectural Design
9 73 (12.44%) Web Application Development
10 54 (9.20%) CRM
10 54 (9.20%) E-Commerce
11 47 (8.01%) TDD
12 44 (7.50%) Coaching
13 43 (7.33%) Mentoring
14 40 (6.81%) Microservices
15 39 (6.64%) CQRS
15 39 (6.64%) Domain-Driven Design
15 39 (6.64%) Pair Programming
15 39 (6.64%) Threat Modelling
16 37 (6.30%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 163 (27.77%) JavaScript
2 156 (26.58%) SQL
3 133 (22.66%) C#
4 119 (20.27%) Java
5 73 (12.44%) Apex Code
6 26 (4.43%) PowerShell
7 18 (3.07%) PHP
8 12 (2.04%) T-SQL
9 10 (1.70%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.85%) C
10 5 (0.85%) Python
11 3 (0.51%) PHP 7
11 3 (0.51%) VB
11 3 (0.51%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.51%) VBA
12 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.17%) Go
Qualifications
1 111 (18.91%) Degree
2 65 (11.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (5.11%) ISTQB
3 30 (5.11%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 11 (1.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.70%) MCSA
6 9 (1.53%) MCSE
7 5 (0.85%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.85%) PMP
8 4 (0.68%) CCNA
8 4 (0.68%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.34%) PhD
10 1 (0.17%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.17%) AAT
10 1 (0.17%) ACCA
10 1 (0.17%) CIMA
10 1 (0.17%) MCP
10 1 (0.17%) MCTS
10 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.11%) QA
2 12 (2.04%) SLA
3 9 (1.53%) GDPR
4 7 (1.19%) PMO
5 4 (0.68%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 42 (7.16%) Active Directory
2 31 (5.28%) Hyper-V
3 13 (2.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.53%) DFS Replication
4 9 (1.53%) XenApp
5 8 (1.36%) vSphere
6 3 (0.51%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.34%) NFS
7 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.34%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.34%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.17%) Docker
8 1 (0.17%) Firmware
8 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (3.75%) WSUS
2 9 (1.53%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.68%) PaperCut
5 3 (0.51%) SCCM
6 2 (0.34%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.17%) Ansible
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 123 (20.95%) Microsoft
2 94 (16.01%) Salesforce.com
3 59 (10.05%) SAP
4 35 (5.96%) Oracle
5 26 (4.43%) VMware
6 23 (3.92%) JD Edwards
7 18 (3.07%) Epicor
8 17 (2.90%) Cisco
8 17 (2.90%) Xero
9 13 (2.21%) Citrix
10 12 (2.04%) IFS
10 12 (2.04%) Sun
11 10 (1.70%) Infor
12 9 (1.53%) IronPort
12 9 (1.53%) Juniper
12 9 (1.53%) McAfee
12 9 (1.53%) ServiceNow
13 6 (1.02%) Dell
13 6 (1.02%) Meraki
13 6 (1.02%) Orchard