Period
to 28 January 2020

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 28 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
England > North West
6 months to
28 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 179 318 320
Rank change year-on-year +139 +2 -41
Permanent jobs citing Sage 118 23 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 1.35% 0.22% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 3.17% 0.50% 0.92%
Number of salaries quoted 25 14 43
North West median annual salary £39,500 £50,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.00% +20.48% +15.28%
10th Percentile £23,300 £26,625 £25,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +4.65% +7.50%

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 the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 3,722 4,596 5,843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 42.60% 43.73% 46.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2,734 3,687 4,578
North West median annual salary £44,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £25,575 £25,325 £24,175
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +0.87%

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Sage as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Sage in the North West

Sage
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Sage in the North West

Sage
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sage in the North West over the 6 months to 28 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Sage in the North West

Sage
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the North West region over the 6 months to 28 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
Manchester +129 111 £35,250 -29.50% 7
Cumbria - 4 £70,000 -
Cheshire +22 1 £32,500 +18.18% 2
Merseyside +7 1 £29,000 -53.60% 2
Lancashire -8 1 £20,000 -33.33% 1
Sage
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 North West region with a requirement for Sage.

1 77 (65.25%) Swagger
2 75 (63.56%) Software Engineering
3 71 (60.17%) Problem-Solving
4 68 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (35.59%) .NET
6 41 (34.75%) C#
6 41 (34.75%) AWS
7 30 (25.42%) Java
7 30 (25.42%) JavaScript
8 26 (22.03%) SaaS
9 25 (21.19%) Degree
9 25 (21.19%) Computer Science
9 25 (21.19%) Microsoft
9 25 (21.19%) Azure
9 25 (21.19%) Enterprise Software
10 23 (19.49%) AWS Lambda
10 23 (19.49%) Serverless
11 19 (16.10%) SQL
12 18 (15.25%) Salesforce.com
12 18 (15.25%) Scrum
12 18 (15.25%) jQuery
12 18 (15.25%) Backbone.js
12 18 (15.25%) Visualforce
12 18 (15.25%) Apex Code
12 18 (15.25%) Product Roadmap
12 18 (15.25%) Architectural Design
12 18 (15.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 18 (15.25%) Web Application Development
12 18 (15.25%) AngularJS
13 16 (13.56%) Big Data

Sage
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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 (7.63%) Confluence
2 4 (3.39%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.85%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (10.17%) Sage 200
2 8 (6.78%) Dynamics NAV
2 8 (6.78%) NetSuite
2 8 (6.78%) Sage 500
2 8 (6.78%) SAP Business One
3 5 (4.24%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.85%) Line 50
Cloud Services
1 41 (34.75%) AWS
2 26 (22.03%) SaaS
3 25 (21.19%) Azure
4 23 (19.49%) AWS Lambda
4 23 (19.49%) Serverless
5 9 (7.63%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (7.63%) Amazon S3
5 9 (7.63%) Amazon SQS
5 9 (7.63%) Sage Pay
6 2 (1.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.24%) Firewall
2 2 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.85%) LAN
3 1 (0.85%) VLAN
3 1 (0.85%) VoIP
3 1 (0.85%) WAN
3 1 (0.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.56%) Big Data
2 14 (11.86%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 9 (7.63%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.39%) MS Access
5 3 (2.54%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.69%) SQL Server
6 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.85%) DTS
7 1 (0.85%) FileMaker
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (7.63%) Git (software)
1 9 (7.63%) IntelliJ
1 9 (7.63%) Jenkins
1 9 (7.63%) JIRA
2 7 (5.93%) JUnit
2 7 (5.93%) Postman
2 7 (5.93%) TestNG
General
1 2 (1.69%) Finance
2 1 (0.85%) Back Office
2 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (40.68%) Software Engineer
2 34 (28.81%) Senior Software Engineer
3 18 (15.25%) Developer
3 18 (15.25%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 16 (13.56%) Principal Engineer
5 13 (11.02%) Consultant
6 9 (7.63%) Development Team Leader
6 9 (7.63%) Java Engineer
6 9 (7.63%) Java Software Engineer
6 9 (7.63%) Senior Developer
6 9 (7.63%) Senior Front-End Developer
6 9 (7.63%) Senior Java Engineer
6 9 (7.63%) Senior Java Software Engineer
6 9 (7.63%) Team Leader
7 8 (6.78%) NetSuite Consultant
8 7 (5.93%) Principal Software Engineer
8 7 (5.93%) QA Engineer
8 7 (5.93%) Senior QA Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) IT Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Sage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (65.25%) Swagger
2 42 (35.59%) .NET
3 18 (15.25%) AngularJS
3 18 (15.25%) Backbone.js
3 18 (15.25%) jQuery
3 18 (15.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 18 (15.25%) Visualforce
4 9 (7.63%) .NET Core
4 9 (7.63%) .NET Framework
4 9 (7.63%) Node.js
4 9 (7.63%) Redux
5 7 (5.93%) GraphQL
5 7 (5.93%) REST
5 7 (5.93%) SOAP
6 3 (2.54%) XML
7 1 (0.85%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.85%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (21.19%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (11.86%) Cloud Native
3 6 (5.08%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.85%) Clustering
4 1 (0.85%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.24%) Windows
2 4 (3.39%) Unix
3 3 (2.54%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.85%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.85%) Windows Vista
4 1 (0.85%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (63.56%) Software Engineering
2 71 (60.17%) Problem-Solving
3 68 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (21.19%) Computer Science
5 18 (15.25%) Architectural Design
5 18 (15.25%) Product Roadmap
5 18 (15.25%) Scrum
5 18 (15.25%) Web Application Development
6 13 (11.02%) ERP
7 12 (10.17%) E-Commerce
8 9 (7.63%) Coaching
8 9 (7.63%) CQRS
8 9 (7.63%) Domain-Driven Design
8 9 (7.63%) Front End Development
8 9 (7.63%) Mentoring
8 9 (7.63%) Microservices
8 9 (7.63%) Open Source
8 9 (7.63%) Pair Programming
8 9 (7.63%) TDD
8 9 (7.63%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 41 (34.75%) C#
2 30 (25.42%) Java
2 30 (25.42%) JavaScript
3 19 (16.10%) SQL
4 18 (15.25%) Apex Code
5 3 (2.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (21.19%) Degree
2 16 (13.56%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (5.93%) ISTQB
3 7 (5.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.85%) A+ Certification
4 1 (0.85%) MCP
4 1 (0.85%) MCSA
4 1 (0.85%) MCTS
4 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.93%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 5 (4.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.39%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.69%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.85%) VMware Server
4 1 (0.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Norton AntiVirus
1 1 (0.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (21.19%) Microsoft
2 18 (15.25%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (6.78%) SAP
4 6 (5.08%) VMware
5 4 (3.39%) Pegasus
6 3 (2.54%) Demandware
7 1 (0.85%) Apple
7 1 (0.85%) Cisco
7 1 (0.85%) Panasonic
7 1 (0.85%) Ruckus Wireless
7 1 (0.85%) Sophos
7 1 (0.85%) Symantec