Period
to 25 August 2019

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 25 August 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
England > North West
6 months to
25 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 238 302 299
Rank change year-on-year +64 -3 +18
Permanent jobs citing Sage 100 61 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.95% 0.50% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 2.40% 1.13% 1.37%
Number of salaries quoted 46 49 56
North West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - -21.57%
10th Percentile £21,750 £23,900 £29,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £69,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -

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 4,166 5,394 6,131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 39.53% 44.21% 46.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,978 4,290 4,793
North West median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 25 August 2019.

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 25 August 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
Manchester +50 62 £31,000 -43.64% 29
Cheshire +40 28 £41,500 +50.91% 8
Lancashire -18 10 £42,500 +30.77% 3
Sage
England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 North West region with a requirement for Sage.

1 53 (53.00%) Swagger
2 41 (41.00%) SQL
2 41 (41.00%) Agile Software Development
2 41 (41.00%) Software Engineering
3 37 (37.00%) Problem-Solving
4 32 (32.00%) C#
5 30 (30.00%) ERP
6 29 (29.00%) .NET
7 24 (24.00%) JavaScript
8 20 (20.00%) Java
8 20 (20.00%) Degree
9 19 (19.00%) T-SQL
9 19 (19.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 18 (18.00%) PHP
10 18 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (18.00%) Microsoft
10 18 (18.00%) Computer Science
11 17 (17.00%) QlikView
11 17 (17.00%) AWS
12 16 (16.00%) SQL Server
13 15 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
13 15 (15.00%) ETL
13 15 (15.00%) Power Platform
13 15 (15.00%) Power BI
14 13 (13.00%) SaaS
14 13 (13.00%) Salesforce.com
14 13 (13.00%) CRM
14 13 (13.00%) Manufacturing
14 13 (13.00%) JSON
15 12 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 8 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (5.00%) Confluence
3 3 (3.00%) WordPress
4 2 (2.00%) CMS
5 1 (1.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.00%) IIS
5 1 (1.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (15.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (2.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (6.00%) NetSuite
2 5 (5.00%) Oracle Assets
3 4 (4.00%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (3.00%) Sage 50
5 2 (2.00%) Magento
5 2 (2.00%) Sage 200
6 1 (1.00%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (1.00%) Sage X3
6 1 (1.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (1.00%) SAP Business One
6 1 (1.00%) Sentinel
6 1 (1.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 17 (17.00%) AWS
2 15 (15.00%) Power Platform
3 13 (13.00%) SaaS
4 12 (12.00%) Azure
5 7 (7.00%) Sage Pay
6 6 (6.00%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (6.00%) Amazon S3
6 6 (6.00%) Amazon SQS
6 6 (6.00%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (6.00%) Serverless
7 2 (2.00%) Office 365
8 1 (1.00%) Force.com
8 1 (1.00%) G Suite
8 1 (1.00%) Google Sheets
8 1 (1.00%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.00%) FTP
1 2 (2.00%) VPN
2 1 (1.00%) CTI
2 1 (1.00%) Firewall
2 1 (1.00%) LAN
2 1 (1.00%) NAS
2 1 (1.00%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (1.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.00%) VoIP
2 1 (1.00%) WAN
2 1 (1.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (19.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 17 (17.00%) QlikView
3 16 (16.00%) SQL Server
4 15 (15.00%) Power BI
5 12 (12.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (6.00%) Big Data
6 6 (6.00%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.00%) FileMaker
Development Applications
1 6 (6.00%) JUnit
1 6 (6.00%) TestNG
2 5 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.00%) IntelliJ
2 5 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 5 (5.00%) JIRA
General
1 13 (13.00%) Manufacturing
2 11 (11.00%) Finance
3 6 (6.00%) Retail
4 4 (4.00%) Marketing
5 1 (1.00%) Electronics
5 1 (1.00%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (30.00%) Developer
2 23 (23.00%) Software Engineer
3 17 (17.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 12 (12.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 11 (11.00%) Consultant
6 10 (10.00%) Applications Support
7 9 (9.00%) Analyst
7 9 (9.00%) DBA
7 9 (9.00%) SQL DBA
8 8 (8.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 8 (8.00%) SQL Developer
9 7 (7.00%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.00%) Applications Consultant
10 6 (6.00%) Applications Support Consultant
10 6 (6.00%) Development Team Leader
10 6 (6.00%) IT Manager
10 6 (6.00%) QA Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) Senior QA Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) Support Analyst
10 6 (6.00%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (53.00%) Swagger
2 29 (29.00%) .NET
3 13 (13.00%) JSON
4 12 (12.00%) AngularJS
4 12 (12.00%) Backbone.js
4 12 (12.00%) jQuery
4 12 (12.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 12 (12.00%) Visualforce
5 10 (10.00%) HTML
6 7 (7.00%) ASP.NET
6 7 (7.00%) XML
7 6 (6.00%) .NET Core
7 6 (6.00%) .NET Framework
7 6 (6.00%) Node.js
7 6 (6.00%) Redux
7 6 (6.00%) REST
7 6 (6.00%) SOAP
7 6 (6.00%) Web Services
8 4 (4.00%) CSS
9 2 (2.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.00%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (5.00%) EPoS
3 4 (4.00%) Replication
4 3 (3.00%) Clustering
5 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.00%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (1.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.00%) Windows
2 2 (2.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Vista
3 1 (1.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (41.00%) Agile Software Development
1 41 (41.00%) Software Engineering
2 37 (37.00%) Problem-Solving
3 30 (30.00%) ERP
4 18 (18.00%) Business Intelligence
4 18 (18.00%) Computer Science
5 15 (15.00%) ETL
6 13 (13.00%) CRM
7 12 (12.00%) Architectural Design
7 12 (12.00%) Product Roadmap
7 12 (12.00%) Scrum
7 12 (12.00%) Web Application Development
8 10 (10.00%) E-Commerce
9 8 (8.00%) Coaching
9 8 (8.00%) Mentoring
10 7 (7.00%) ITIL
11 6 (6.00%) Front End Development
11 6 (6.00%) Innovative Thinking
11 6 (6.00%) Open Source
11 6 (6.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 41 (41.00%) SQL
2 32 (32.00%) C#
3 24 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 20 (20.00%) Java
5 19 (19.00%) T-SQL
6 18 (18.00%) PHP
7 12 (12.00%) Apex Code
8 8 (8.00%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.00%) VBA
10 3 (3.00%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.00%) C
11 2 (2.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (20.00%) Degree
2 12 (12.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (6.00%) ISTQB
3 6 (6.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (5.00%) AAT
5 2 (2.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.00%) QA
2 5 (5.00%) SLA
3 1 (1.00%) GDPR
3 1 (1.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (4.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (13.00%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (9.00%) SAP
4 7 (7.00%) Oracle
5 6 (6.00%) Infor
6 5 (5.00%) Xero
7 3 (3.00%) Demandware
7 3 (3.00%) VMware
8 2 (2.00%) Avaya
8 2 (2.00%) Google
8 2 (2.00%) PayPal
8 2 (2.00%) WorldPay
9 1 (1.00%) Epicor
9 1 (1.00%) Facebook
9 1 (1.00%) IFS
9 1 (1.00%) Instagram
9 1 (1.00%) Panasonic
9 1 (1.00%) Pardot
9 1 (1.00%) Twitter
9 1 (1.00%) Workday