Period
to 23 October 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Sage 50 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Sage 50 over the 6 months to 23 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sage 50
UK
6 months to
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1171 1206 1314
Rank change year-on-year +35 +108 -37
Permanent jobs citing Sage 50 10 18 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.009% 0.001%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.076% 0.14% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 2
UK median annual salary £27,500 £32,000 £21,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.06% +47.13% -34.59%
10th Percentile £21,550 £26,000 £16,625
90th Percentile £44,500 £38,500 £28,275
UK excluding London median annual salary £25,500 £32,250 £27,000
% change year-on-year -20.93% +19.44% -16.92%

Sage 50 is in the Business Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills.

All Business Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 13112 13152 15429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.47% 6.94% 7.05%
Number of salaries quoted 9314 9972 12045
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £46,375 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.96% +3.06% -

Sage 50
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Sage 50 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Sage 50 in the UK

Sage 50
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sage 50.

Salary trend for Sage 50 in the UK

Sage 50
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sage 50 over the 6 months to 23 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Sage 50 in the UK

Sage 50
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage 50 within the UK over the 6 months to 23 October 2017. 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
England +64 5 £25,500 -17.74%
UK excluding London +34 4 £25,500 -20.93%
South West - 2 £25,500 -
North West +10 1 £40,000 -
London +6 1 - -
North of England -7 1 £40,000 +53.85%
South East - 1 £21,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, IT jobs citing Sage 50 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Sage 50.

1 10 (100.00%) Sage
2 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Time Management
3 4 (40.00%) Data Conversion
3 4 (40.00%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (40.00%) Workday
3 4 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (40.00%) CA
3 4 (40.00%) COM
3 4 (40.00%) Law
3 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (40.00%) MBA
3 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 3 (30.00%) Sage 200
5 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 2 (20.00%) Billing
5 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 2 (20.00%) Windows
5 2 (20.00%) Advertising
5 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (10.00%) VB
6 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (10.00%) VBA
6 1 (10.00%) .NET
6 1 (10.00%) SQL Server

Sage 50
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (30.00%) Sage 200
3 1 (10.00%) NetSuite
3 1 (10.00%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (10.00%) Sage MMS
3 1 (10.00%) SAP Business One
3 1 (10.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Law
3 2 (20.00%) Advertising
3 2 (20.00%) Billing
4 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Functional Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 4 (40.00%) Payroll Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Finance Manager
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Sage 200 Support
3 1 (10.00%) Sage Support
3 1 (10.00%) Support Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) COM
2 1 (10.00%) .NET
2 1 (10.00%) CSS
2 1 (10.00%) HTML
2 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (10.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) CentOS
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) SUSE
2 1 (10.00%) Ubuntu
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Time Management
2 4 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
2 4 (40.00%) Data Conversion
2 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (10.00%) VB
2 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (10.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) MBA
2 1 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Sage
2 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (50.00%) SAP
3 4 (40.00%) CA
3 4 (40.00%) Workday
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) Pegasus
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (10.00%) Xero