Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 2018 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 448 456 461
Rank change year-on-year +8 +5 +141
Permanent jobs citing Sage 91 89 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.31% 0.31% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 0.73% 0.67% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 75 76 131
South East median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -15.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £21,650 £23,375 £27,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £42,750 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.88% - +3.23%

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 12,507 13,245 16,516
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 42.95% 45.58% 46.97%
Number of salaries quoted 9,945 10,553 13,331
South East median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 23 October 2018.

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 23 October 2018. 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 +32 52 £38,750 -11.43% 22
Berkshire -11 24 £40,000 -8.57% 8
Buckinghamshire +32 16 £27,500 -31.25% 9
Oxfordshire +12 12 £30,500 -32.22% 5
Hampshire -50 12 £45,000 -5.26% 5
Kent - 10 £62,500 - 9
Surrey +21 9 £37,500 -2.60% 6
West Sussex +6 5 £35,000 -6.04% 1
Middlesex +12 3 £46,250 +15.63%
Sage
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 54 (59.34%) ERP
2 45 (49.45%) Finance
3 42 (46.15%) SQL
4 39 (42.86%) SAP
5 34 (37.36%) Epicor
6 33 (36.26%) CRM
7 26 (28.57%) Oracle
7 26 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 26 (28.57%) Infor
8 20 (21.98%) SAP Business One
8 20 (21.98%) NetSuite
9 17 (18.68%) Manufacturing
9 17 (18.68%) C#
10 16 (17.58%) Project Management
10 16 (17.58%) Xero
11 15 (16.48%) JavaScript
11 15 (16.48%) Advertising
11 15 (16.48%) Dynamics NAV
12 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
12 14 (15.38%) E-Commerce
12 14 (15.38%) JD Edwards
12 14 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
13 13 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
13 13 (14.29%) Sage 200
14 12 (13.19%) Dynamics CRM
14 12 (13.19%) ASP.NET
14 12 (13.19%) .NET
14 12 (13.19%) IFS
15 11 (12.09%) Dynamics 365
15 11 (12.09%) Crystal Reports

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 6 (6.59%) MS Exchange
2 4 (4.40%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (2.20%) MS Project Server
3 2 (2.20%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.20%) Skype for Business
4 1 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (10.99%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (3.30%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (2.20%) Acrobat
5 1 (1.10%) Abaqus
5 1 (1.10%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 20 (21.98%) NetSuite
1 20 (21.98%) SAP Business One
2 15 (16.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
3 13 (14.29%) Sage 200
4 12 (13.19%) Dynamics CRM
5 9 (9.89%) Oracle Financials
6 8 (8.79%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (5.49%) Sage X3
8 4 (4.40%) Dynamics GP
9 3 (3.30%) BPCS
9 3 (3.30%) Epicor Tropos
9 3 (3.30%) Infor M3
9 3 (3.30%) Lawson
9 3 (3.30%) Sage 1000
9 3 (3.30%) Sage 500
9 3 (3.30%) Sage CRM
10 2 (2.20%) Movex
11 1 (1.10%) Sage BI
11 1 (1.10%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.09%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.10%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.69%) Firewall
2 2 (2.20%) IP Telephony
2 2 (2.20%) LAN
2 2 (2.20%) Network Security
2 2 (2.20%) WAN
3 1 (1.10%) DNS
3 1 (1.10%) Skype
3 1 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 11 (12.09%) Crystal Reports
3 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.30%) Power BI
4 3 (3.30%) Qlik Sense
4 3 (3.30%) SAP HANA
5 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.10%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 3 (3.30%) ClearQuest
1 3 (3.30%) JIRA
2 1 (1.10%) Git (software)
General
1 45 (49.45%) Finance
2 17 (18.68%) Manufacturing
3 15 (16.48%) Advertising
4 8 (8.79%) Retail
5 2 (2.20%) French Language
5 2 (2.20%) German Language
5 2 (2.20%) Spanish Language
5 2 (2.20%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.10%) Law
6 1 (1.10%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (21.98%) Developer
2 18 (19.78%) Analyst
2 18 (19.78%) Consultant
3 13 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 12 (13.19%) Project Manager
5 9 (9.89%) ERP Manager
5 9 (9.89%) Financial Analyst
6 8 (8.79%) Finance Systems Analyst
7 7 (7.69%) .NET Developer
7 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Graduate
7 7 (7.69%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Graduate ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Graduate Developer
7 7 (7.69%) Graduate SQL Developer
7 7 (7.69%) SQL Developer
8 6 (6.59%) ERP Project Manager
8 6 (6.59%) NetSuite Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Sage Consultant
8 6 (6.59%) Sage Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.19%) .NET
1 12 (13.19%) ASP.NET
2 5 (5.49%) SOAP
3 4 (4.40%) RESTful
4 3 (3.30%) HTML
5 2 (2.20%) jQuery
6 1 (1.10%) CSS
6 1 (1.10%) Java EE
6 1 (1.10%) REST
6 1 (1.10%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Mobile App
2 8 (8.79%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.30%) EPoS
5 1 (1.10%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.99%) Windows
2 4 (4.40%) Android
2 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
2 4 (4.40%) Windows Server
2 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (2.20%) Linux
4 1 (1.10%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (59.34%) ERP
2 33 (36.26%) CRM
3 16 (17.58%) Project Management
4 14 (15.38%) E-Commerce
4 14 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 8 (8.79%) Data Analysis
5 8 (8.79%) Data Security
6 7 (7.69%) Analytical Thinking
6 7 (7.69%) Web Development
7 4 (4.40%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (4.40%) Android Development
7 4 (4.40%) API Design
7 4 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (4.40%) iOS Development
7 4 (4.40%) Mobile Application Development
7 4 (4.40%) Waterfall
8 3 (3.30%) Asset Management
8 3 (3.30%) OO
8 3 (3.30%) Service Delivery
8 3 (3.30%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 42 (46.15%) SQL
2 17 (18.68%) C#
3 15 (16.48%) JavaScript
4 9 (9.89%) C
5 8 (8.79%) C++
6 3 (3.30%) Java
7 2 (2.20%) PHP
7 2 (2.20%) X++
8 1 (1.10%) Delphi
8 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.49%) ACCA
2 5 (5.49%) CIMA
3 2 (2.20%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.20%) Degree
4 1 (1.10%) AAT
4 1 (1.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.20%) QA
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (5.49%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.40%) Hyper-V
3 2 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 39 (42.86%) SAP
2 34 (37.36%) Epicor
3 26 (28.57%) Infor
3 26 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 26 (28.57%) Oracle
4 16 (17.58%) Xero
5 14 (15.38%) JD Edwards
6 12 (13.19%) IFS
7 4 (4.40%) Cisco
7 4 (4.40%) HP
7 4 (4.40%) Tableau
8 2 (2.20%) Adobe
8 2 (2.20%) Meraki
8 2 (2.20%) Mitel
8 2 (2.20%) NetApp
8 2 (2.20%) Palo Alto
8 2 (2.20%) ProCurve
8 2 (2.20%) Sophos
8 2 (2.20%) VMware
8 2 (2.20%) Zerto