Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 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 > South East
6 months to
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 348 465 363
Rank change year-on-year +117 -102 +88
Permanent jobs citing Sage 111 68 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.49% 0.25% 0.67%
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% 0.61% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 50 54 162
South East median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% -11.11% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £22,975 £20,075
90th Percentile £67,750 £57,125 £63,750
England median annual salary £41,250 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -2.94% - +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 9,383 11,148 14,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 41.66% 41.75% 44.38%
Number of salaries quoted 7,270 8,798 11,100
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £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 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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 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
Thames Valley +103 75 £35,000 +12.00% 7
Berkshire +85 62 £22,000 -12.00% 3
Surrey +53 16 £35,000 -6.67% 4
Buckinghamshire +26 11 £35,000 -1.41% 3
Kent -16 10 £38,500 +57.14%
Hampshire +7 9 £31,500 -30.77% 9
Oxfordshire +24 2 £46,250 -7.50% 1
East Sussex +2 1 £30,000 -7.69%
Sage
England

For the 6 months to 16 February 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 South East region with a requirement for Sage.

1 42 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 36 (32.43%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (26.13%) Salesforce.com
5 28 (25.23%) Java
5 28 (25.23%) ERP
6 27 (24.32%) SQL
7 26 (23.42%) C#
7 26 (23.42%) Big Data
8 23 (20.72%) Apex Code
8 23 (20.72%) Microsoft
8 23 (20.72%) Scrum
9 21 (18.92%) .NET
10 20 (18.02%) JavaScript
10 20 (18.02%) SQL Server
11 17 (15.32%) QA
11 17 (15.32%) Innovative Thinking
12 14 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
12 14 (12.61%) Creative Thinking
12 14 (12.61%) Extreme Programming
13 13 (11.71%) Finance
13 13 (11.71%) Degree
13 13 (11.71%) Microsoft Office
14 12 (10.81%) Crystal Reports
14 12 (10.81%) Project Management
14 12 (10.81%) Computer Science
14 12 (10.81%) TDD
14 12 (10.81%) Microservices
14 12 (10.81%) CQRS
14 12 (10.81%) SaaS

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 5 (4.50%) Confluence
1 5 (4.50%) IIS
2 1 (0.90%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 13 (11.71%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (6.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 11 (9.91%) Sage X3
2 10 (9.01%) GoldMine
3 8 (7.21%) NetSuite
4 7 (6.31%) Sage 200
5 5 (4.50%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (4.50%) Exchequer
5 5 (4.50%) Line 50
5 5 (4.50%) Pegasus Opera
6 4 (3.60%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (3.60%) Infor M3
7 3 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (1.80%) Sage 1000
9 1 (0.90%) Dynamics GP
9 1 (0.90%) Infor CRM
9 1 (0.90%) Lawson
9 1 (0.90%) Line 500
9 1 (0.90%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (0.90%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 12 (10.81%) SaaS
2 11 (9.91%) AWS
3 6 (5.41%) Azure
4 5 (4.50%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (4.50%) Amazon S3
4 5 (4.50%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (4.50%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (4.50%) Sage Pay
4 5 (4.50%) Serverless
5 2 (1.80%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.90%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.50%) DHCP
1 5 (4.50%) DNS
1 5 (4.50%) Firewall
1 5 (4.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.90%) CHAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (23.42%) Big Data
2 20 (18.02%) SQL Server
3 12 (10.81%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (9.01%) MySQL
5 7 (6.31%) Informix
6 5 (4.50%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.90%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (4.50%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.50%) IntelliJ
1 5 (4.50%) Jenkins
1 5 (4.50%) JIRA
2 3 (2.70%) JUnit
2 3 (2.70%) Postman
2 3 (2.70%) TestNG
3 2 (1.80%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (11.71%) Finance
2 5 (4.50%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.60%) Billing
4 1 (0.90%) German Language
Job Titles
1 26 (23.42%) Developer
2 21 (18.92%) Software Engineer
3 16 (14.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 11 (9.91%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (9.01%) .NET Developer
5 10 (9.01%) Consultant
6 9 (8.11%) Analyst
6 9 (8.11%) Junior
7 8 (7.21%) Junior .NET Developer
7 8 (7.21%) Junior Developer
8 7 (6.31%) Architect
8 7 (6.31%) Data Architect
8 7 (6.31%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (6.31%) Senior Architect
8 7 (6.31%) Senior Data Architect
8 7 (6.31%) Support Consultant
9 6 (5.41%) ERP Support
10 5 (4.50%) Java Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Java Engineer
10 5 (4.50%) Senior Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (18.92%) .NET
2 11 (9.91%) .NET Framework
2 11 (9.91%) AngularJS
2 11 (9.91%) CSS
2 11 (9.91%) HTML
2 11 (9.91%) jQuery
2 11 (9.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 10 (9.01%) ASP.NET
3 10 (9.01%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (8.11%) Backbone.js
4 9 (8.11%) Visualforce
5 5 (4.50%) Node.js
6 3 (2.70%) REST
6 3 (2.70%) SOAP
7 2 (1.80%) React
7 2 (1.80%) Spring
8 1 (0.90%) .NET Core
8 1 (0.90%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.61%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (8.11%) Driving Licence
3 7 (6.31%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.60%) FMCG
4 4 (3.60%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.60%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.90%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (9.91%) Windows
2 10 (9.01%) Android
2 10 (9.01%) Apple iOS
2 10 (9.01%) Linux
3 6 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (4.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (1.80%) Windows 10
5 2 (1.80%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.80%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.90%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (37.84%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 36 (32.43%) Problem-Solving
4 28 (25.23%) ERP
5 23 (20.72%) Scrum
6 17 (15.32%) Innovative Thinking
7 14 (12.61%) Creative Thinking
7 14 (12.61%) Extreme Programming
8 12 (10.81%) Computer Science
8 12 (10.81%) CQRS
8 12 (10.81%) Domain-Driven Design
8 12 (10.81%) Microservices
8 12 (10.81%) Project Management
8 12 (10.81%) TDD
9 10 (9.01%) Android Development
9 10 (9.01%) iOS Development
9 10 (9.01%) MVC
10 9 (8.11%) Architectural Design
10 9 (8.11%) Web Application Development
11 7 (6.31%) Critical Thinking
Programming Languages
1 28 (25.23%) Java
2 27 (24.32%) SQL
3 26 (23.42%) C#
4 23 (20.72%) Apex Code
5 20 (18.02%) JavaScript
6 10 (9.01%) Shell Script
7 5 (4.50%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.80%) C
8 2 (1.80%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 13 (11.71%) Degree
2 9 (8.11%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (2.70%) ISTQB
3 3 (2.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.90%) ACCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (15.32%) QA
2 4 (3.60%) PMBOK
2 4 (3.60%) SLA
3 1 (0.90%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.90%) PMO
System Software
1 5 (4.50%) Terminal Services
2 3 (2.70%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (26.13%) Salesforce.com
2 23 (20.72%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.41%) Epicor
4 5 (4.50%) IFS
4 5 (4.50%) Infor
4 5 (4.50%) Oracle
4 5 (4.50%) Pegasus
4 5 (4.50%) SAP
5 4 (3.60%) Sun
5 4 (3.60%) Xero
6 2 (1.80%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.90%) Concur
7 1 (0.90%) Google