Period
to 11 November 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 11 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
England > South East
6 months to
11 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 353 456 433
Rank change year-on-year +103 -23 +13
Permanent jobs citing Sage 144 83 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.58% 0.29% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 1.37% 0.68% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 60 67 96
South East median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11% -6.25%
10th Percentile £22,500 £20,550 £20,000
90th Percentile £49,625 £67,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -11.76% - +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 the South East.

All Vendors
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 10,496 12,193 13,720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 42.00% 42.94% 45.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8,086 9,713 10,917
South East median annual salary £47,500 £46,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.15% +3.33% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Sage as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Sage in the South East

Sage
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Sage in the South East

Sage
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sage in the South East over the 6 months to 11 November 2019.

Salary histogram for Sage in the South East

Sage
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the South East region over the 6 months to 11 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
Thames Valley +94 100 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Berkshire +95 81 £65,000 +62.50% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 16 £35,000 +75.00% 3
Hampshire +10 14 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Surrey +42 12 £37,500 - 5
Kent -2 11 £37,500 -44.44% 2
West Sussex +1 6 £32,500 -7.14% 2
Oxfordshire +18 3 £30,000 -1.64% 3
East Sussex - 1 £27,500 - 1
Sage
England

For the 6 months to 11 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 South East region with a requirement for Sage.

1 64 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 62 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (42.36%) Problem-Solving
4 38 (26.39%) SQL
5 35 (24.31%) .NET
6 34 (23.61%) JavaScript
7 31 (21.53%) Java
8 29 (20.14%) Microsoft
9 27 (18.75%) AWS
10 26 (18.06%) Computer Science
10 26 (18.06%) C#
10 26 (18.06%) ERP
10 26 (18.06%) Degree
11 23 (15.97%) Azure
12 20 (13.89%) AngularJS
12 20 (13.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 20 (13.89%) jQuery
13 19 (13.19%) Salesforce.com
14 18 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
14 18 (12.50%) Scrum
14 18 (12.50%) Web Application Development
14 18 (12.50%) Backbone.js
14 18 (12.50%) Visualforce
14 18 (12.50%) Apex Code
14 18 (12.50%) SaaS
14 18 (12.50%) Architectural Design
14 18 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
15 17 (11.81%) Enterprise Software
16 16 (11.11%) Product Roadmap
16 16 (11.11%) Finance

Sage
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 11 (7.64%) SharePoint
2 10 (6.94%) Confluence
3 5 (3.47%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.39%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 14 (9.72%) Sage X3
2 10 (6.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 9 (6.25%) GoldMine
4 8 (5.56%) NetSuite
4 8 (5.56%) Sage 200
5 4 (2.78%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (2.78%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (2.78%) Dynamics NAV
5 4 (2.78%) Infor M3
6 2 (1.39%) Sage 1000
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 27 (18.75%) AWS
2 23 (15.97%) Azure
3 18 (12.50%) SaaS
4 10 (6.94%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (6.94%) Amazon S3
4 10 (6.94%) Amazon SQS
4 10 (6.94%) AWS Lambda
4 10 (6.94%) Sage Pay
4 10 (6.94%) Serverless
5 3 (2.08%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.69%) G Suite
6 1 (0.69%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.08%) Firewall
1 3 (2.08%) Internet
1 3 (2.08%) VPN
2 2 (1.39%) FCoE
2 2 (1.39%) Fibre Channel
2 2 (1.39%) iSCSI
2 2 (1.39%) NAS
2 2 (1.39%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (9.03%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.94%) Big Data
2 10 (6.94%) MongoDB
3 9 (6.25%) MySQL
4 7 (4.86%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
5 6 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.08%) Power BI
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 10 (6.94%) Git (software)
1 10 (6.94%) IntelliJ
1 10 (6.94%) Jenkins
1 10 (6.94%) JIRA
2 8 (5.56%) JUnit
2 8 (5.56%) TestNG
3 2 (1.39%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (11.11%) Finance
2 6 (4.17%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.78%) Billing
4 2 (1.39%) Marketing
5 1 (0.69%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 34 (23.61%) Software Engineer
2 28 (19.44%) Developer
3 26 (18.06%) Senior Software Engineer
4 23 (15.97%) Analyst
5 18 (12.50%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 11 (7.64%) Applications Support
7 10 (6.94%) Development Team Leader
7 10 (6.94%) Java Engineer
7 10 (6.94%) Java Software Engineer
7 10 (6.94%) Junior
7 10 (6.94%) Principal Engineer
7 10 (6.94%) Senior Java Engineer
7 10 (6.94%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 10 (6.94%) Support Analyst
7 10 (6.94%) Team Leader
8 9 (6.25%) .NET Developer
9 8 (5.56%) QA Engineer
9 8 (5.56%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.56%) Senior Front-End Developer
9 8 (5.56%) Senior QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (24.31%) .NET
2 20 (13.89%) AngularJS
2 20 (13.89%) jQuery
2 20 (13.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 18 (12.50%) Backbone.js
3 18 (12.50%) Visualforce
4 15 (10.42%) .NET Framework
5 10 (6.94%) CSS
5 10 (6.94%) HTML
5 10 (6.94%) Node.js
6 9 (6.25%) ASP.NET
6 9 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (5.56%) REST
7 8 (5.56%) SOAP
8 6 (4.17%) .NET Core
8 6 (4.17%) Redux
9 5 (3.47%) JSON
10 2 (1.39%) LDAP
10 2 (1.39%) React
10 2 (1.39%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.81%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (5.56%) Driving Licence
3 5 (3.47%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.47%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.39%) FMCG
5 2 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.64%) Windows
2 9 (6.25%) Android
2 9 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 9 (6.25%) Linux
3 3 (2.08%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.39%) Windows 10
4 2 (1.39%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 62 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (42.36%) Problem-Solving
4 26 (18.06%) Computer Science
4 26 (18.06%) ERP
5 18 (12.50%) Architectural Design
5 18 (12.50%) Scrum
5 18 (12.50%) Web Application Development
6 16 (11.11%) Product Roadmap
7 15 (10.42%) CRM
8 13 (9.03%) Project Management
9 10 (6.94%) Coaching
9 10 (6.94%) CQRS
9 10 (6.94%) E-Commerce
9 10 (6.94%) Front End Development
9 10 (6.94%) Mentoring
9 10 (6.94%) Microservices
9 10 (6.94%) Pair Programming
9 10 (6.94%) TDD
9 10 (6.94%) Threat Modelling
Programming Languages
1 38 (26.39%) SQL
2 34 (23.61%) JavaScript
3 31 (21.53%) Java
4 26 (18.06%) C#
5 18 (12.50%) Apex Code
6 9 (6.25%) Shell Script
7 3 (2.08%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.39%) C
8 2 (1.39%) Python
Qualifications
1 26 (18.06%) Degree
2 18 (12.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (5.56%) ISTQB
3 8 (5.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.56%) QA
2 4 (2.78%) PMBOK
3 3 (2.08%) SLA
4 2 (1.39%) PMO
5 1 (0.69%) GDPR
System Software
1 8 (5.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.39%) NFS
2 2 (1.39%) vSphere
Vendors
1 29 (20.14%) Microsoft
2 19 (13.19%) Salesforce.com
3 12 (8.33%) SAP
4 8 (5.56%) Epicor
4 8 (5.56%) Infor
5 7 (4.86%) Oracle
6 6 (4.17%) Orchard
7 5 (3.47%) Adobe
8 4 (2.78%) IFS
8 4 (2.78%) JD Edwards
8 4 (2.78%) Sun
8 4 (2.78%) Xero
9 2 (1.39%) Cisco
9 2 (1.39%) NetApp
9 2 (1.39%) ServiceNow
9 2 (1.39%) Veeam
9 2 (1.39%) VMware