Period
to 17 September 2021

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 17 September 2021 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
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 382 284 373
Rank change year-on-year -98 +89 +99
Permanent jobs citing Sage 61 5 144
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.35% 0.059% 0.55%
As % of the Vendors category 0.92% 0.15% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 40 3 57
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,050 £21,250
25th Percentile £31,063 £29,875 £27,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £39,750 £37,500 £32,500
Median % change year-on-year +6.00% +15.38% -18.75%
75th Percentile £56,563 £38,750 £38,750
90th Percentile £68,000 " £55,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year - +13.92% -12.22%

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 6,613 3,401 10,774
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 38.05% 40.11% 41.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4,468 2,664 8,399
10th Percentile £28,500 £30,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £37,500 £34,643
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Sage as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Sage in the South East.

Salary trend for Sage in the South East

Sage
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Sage in the South East over the 6 months to 17 September 2021.

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 17 September 2021. 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 -70 29 £52,500 - 6
Berkshire -60 17 £65,000 - 3
Kent - 15 £30,500 - 3
Hampshire -102 10 £52,500 +40.00% 1
Oxfordshire - 7 £60,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 5 £35,000 - 1
West Sussex -14 3 £35,000 +45.83%
Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
East Sussex - 1 £40,000 -
Surrey - 1 £50,000 - 1
Sage
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 2021, 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 23 (37.70%) WordPress
2 21 (34.43%) SQL Server
3 19 (31.15%) ERP
3 19 (31.15%) DNS
3 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (31.15%) Azure
4 18 (29.51%) Microsoft 365
4 18 (29.51%) User Experience
4 18 (29.51%) Social Skills
4 18 (29.51%) Project Management
5 17 (27.87%) SaaS
6 16 (26.23%) Windows
6 16 (26.23%) SQL
6 16 (26.23%) Data Analysis
6 16 (26.23%) Finance
7 15 (24.59%) SAP
7 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
7 15 (24.59%) Requirements Gathering
8 14 (22.95%) JIRA
8 14 (22.95%) Visualisation
8 14 (22.95%) Windows Server
8 14 (22.95%) OneDrive
9 13 (21.31%) Windows 10
9 13 (21.31%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (21.31%) PowerShell
9 13 (21.31%) Active Directory
9 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 13 (21.31%) DHCP
9 13 (21.31%) TCP/IP
9 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Excel

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 23 (37.70%) WordPress
2 13 (21.31%) SharePoint
3 11 (18.03%) CMS
3 11 (18.03%) Confluence
3 11 (18.03%) IIS
3 11 (18.03%) Sitecore CMS
3 11 (18.03%) Umbraco
Applications
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.28%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (19.67%) Sage 200
2 9 (14.75%) NetSuite
3 5 (8.20%) Payment Gateway
4 4 (6.56%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (6.56%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (4.92%) Sage 1000
5 3 (4.92%) Sage X3
6 2 (3.28%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (3.28%) Sage 50
7 1 (1.64%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (1.64%) SAP HR
7 1 (1.64%) Scribe Insight
7 1 (1.64%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 19 (31.15%) Azure
2 18 (29.51%) Microsoft 365
3 17 (27.87%) SaaS
4 14 (22.95%) OneDrive
5 12 (19.67%) GitHub
5 12 (19.67%) Mimecast
6 11 (18.03%) IaaS
6 11 (18.03%) PaaS
7 8 (13.11%) Power Platform
8 6 (9.84%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (9.84%) Amazon S3
8 6 (9.84%) AWS
8 6 (9.84%) npm
8 6 (9.84%) Route 53
8 6 (9.84%) Slack
9 5 (8.20%) Trello
10 4 (6.56%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (3.28%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (3.28%) Cloud Coach
11 2 (3.28%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 19 (31.15%) DNS
2 13 (21.31%) DHCP
2 13 (21.31%) TCP/IP
3 11 (18.03%) Firewall
3 11 (18.03%) IPsec
3 11 (18.03%) SSL
3 11 (18.03%) VLAN
3 11 (18.03%) VoIP
3 11 (18.03%) VPN
4 6 (9.84%) HTTP
4 6 (9.84%) Internet
5 1 (1.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (34.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.11%) Power BI
3 4 (6.56%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.28%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.28%) Data Mining
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.64%) MySQL
6 1 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (22.95%) JIRA
2 11 (18.03%) Visual Studio
3 6 (9.84%) Git (software)
4 5 (8.20%) webpack
5 1 (1.64%) Bitbucket
General
1 18 (29.51%) Social Skills
2 16 (26.23%) Finance
3 11 (18.03%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (8.20%) Manufacturing
5 4 (6.56%) Retail
6 3 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.28%) Billing
7 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.64%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 13 (21.31%) Developer
2 12 (19.67%) IT Manager
3 11 (18.03%) Analyst
4 7 (11.48%) WordPress Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Junior
5 6 (9.84%) Junior Developer
5 6 (9.84%) Junior WordPress Developer
6 5 (8.20%) Data Analyst
6 5 (8.20%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (8.20%) UI Developer
7 4 (6.56%) Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) ERP Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) Business Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Business Intelligence Business Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Data Manager
8 3 (4.92%) Power BI Analyst
8 3 (4.92%) Technical Support
9 2 (3.28%) Data Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) ERP Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) CSS
1 12 (19.67%) HTML
2 11 (18.03%) Sass
3 7 (11.48%) Laravel
4 6 (9.84%) CSS3
4 6 (9.84%) Symfony
5 5 (8.20%) GreenSock GSAP
6 1 (1.64%) .NET
6 1 (1.64%) .NET Framework
6 1 (1.64%) ADO
6 1 (1.64%) Ajax
6 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.64%) Apache Flex
6 1 (1.64%) EDI
6 1 (1.64%) Entity Framework
6 1 (1.64%) jQuery
6 1 (1.64%) LINQ
6 1 (1.64%) Node.js
6 1 (1.64%) React
6 1 (1.64%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) User Experience
2 6 (9.84%) BYOD
3 5 (8.20%) Animation
3 5 (8.20%) Driving Licence
4 4 (6.56%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (6.56%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.64%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.64%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.64%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Cloud
5 1 (1.64%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.64%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.64%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) Windows
2 14 (22.95%) Windows Server
3 13 (21.31%) Windows 10
4 11 (18.03%) Android
4 11 (18.03%) Apple iOS
4 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (31.15%) ERP
2 18 (29.51%) Project Management
3 16 (26.23%) Data Analysis
4 15 (24.59%) Requirements Gathering
5 14 (22.95%) Visualisation
6 13 (21.31%) Problem-Solving
7 12 (19.67%) DevOps
8 11 (18.03%) BCP
8 11 (18.03%) IT Strategy
8 11 (18.03%) Technical Architecture
9 10 (16.39%) Full Stack Development
10 8 (13.11%) Web Development
11 7 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (11.48%) Data Privacy
12 6 (9.84%) Design Thinking
12 6 (9.84%) Project Delivery
12 6 (9.84%) Web Design
13 5 (8.20%) Data Management
13 5 (8.20%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 16 (26.23%) SQL
2 13 (21.31%) PowerShell
3 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
4 7 (11.48%) PHP
5 6 (9.84%) Bash Shell
5 6 (9.84%) ES6
6 3 (4.92%) VBA
7 2 (3.28%) C
7 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.28%) Python
7 2 (3.28%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.64%) C#
Qualifications
1 13 (21.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.56%) MBA
3 2 (3.28%) MCP
3 2 (3.28%) MCSA
4 1 (1.64%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.28%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (21.31%) Active Directory
2 12 (19.67%) vSphere
3 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (3.28%) Plesk
3 1 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.64%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 15 (24.59%) Microsoft
1 15 (24.59%) SAP
2 12 (19.67%) Sophos
2 12 (19.67%) VMware
3 11 (18.03%) Oracle
3 11 (18.03%) Palo Alto
3 11 (18.03%) Sitecore
4 10 (16.39%) JD Edwards
5 7 (11.48%) Infor
6 6 (9.84%) WooCommerce
6 6 (9.84%) Zend
7 5 (8.20%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (3.28%) Cisco
8 2 (3.28%) Draytek
8 2 (3.28%) Epicor
8 2 (3.28%) Workday
8 2 (3.28%) Xero
9 1 (1.64%) IFS
9 1 (1.64%) Sun
9 1 (1.64%) Veeam