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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sage 50
UK
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 839 953 963
Rank change year-on-year +114 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Sage 50 19 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.022% 0.001% 0.014%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.32% 0.013% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 1 6
Median salary £32,500 £27,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% -45.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £27,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £27,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £27,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% -45.00%  

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

Business Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 5907 7568 8231
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 6.93% 7.28% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 4491 5930 6549
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Sage 50
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Sage 50 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Sage 50 in the UK

Sage 50
Top 19 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +114 10 £32,500 +18.18% 7
Cardiff - 9 - - 1
South Wales - 9 - - 1
Wales - 9 - - 1
East of England +22 3 £35,000 +27.27%
South East - 3 £26,500 - 2
Peterborough - 3 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 3 £35,000 -
Manchester - 2 £40,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire - 2 £24,500 -
North West - 2 £40,000 - 2
Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 - 1
South West - 1 £28,500 -
Devon - 1 £28,500 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £22,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £40,000 - 2
Torquay - 1 £28,500 -
Southampton - 1 £40,000 - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 £30,000 -

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 30 (100.00%) Sage
2 26 (86.67%) Sage 200
3 15 (50.00%) Finance
4 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
5 13 (43.33%) Windows
5 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
6 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
7 10 (33.33%) MS Office
7 10 (33.33%) .NET
7 10 (33.33%) SQL
7 10 (33.33%) Degree
8 9 (30.00%) E-Commerce
9 8 (26.67%) HTML
9 8 (26.67%) Manufacturing
10 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
10 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
10 7 (23.33%) ERP
10 7 (23.33%) C#
11 6 (20.00%) CRM
11 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
11 6 (20.00%) SAP
11 6 (20.00%) MVC
11 6 (20.00%) Web Development
11 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
11 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
12 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
12 4 (13.33%) SAP Business One

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
Applications
1 13 (43.33%) MS Excel
2 10 (33.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 26 (86.67%) Sage 200
2 4 (13.33%) SAP Business One
3 2 (6.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (6.67%) NetSuite
3 2 (6.67%) Pegasus Opera
3 2 (6.67%) Sage CRM
4 1 (3.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (3.33%) Exchequer
4 1 (3.33%) Line 50
4 1 (3.33%) Sage 1000
4 1 (3.33%) Sage X3
4 1 (3.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) iTunes
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (13.33%) MS Access
4 3 (10.00%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (50.00%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Advertising
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) .NET Developer
1 10 (33.33%) Developer
2 8 (26.67%) Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 6 (20.00%) Sage Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Implementation Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Support Technician
4 4 (13.33%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) IT Support
5 3 (10.00%) IT Support Technician
5 3 (10.00%) IT Technician
5 3 (10.00%) Sage 200 Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Support Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) SQL Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) CRM Consultant
7 1 (3.33%) ERP Project Manager
7 1 (3.33%) IT Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Support Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (33.33%) .NET
2 8 (26.67%) HTML
3 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET
4 6 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (10.00%) Web Services
5 3 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (3.33%) jQuery
6 1 (3.33%) JSON
6 1 (3.33%) LINQ
6 1 (3.33%) ODBC
6 1 (3.33%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (10.00%) iPad
3 2 (6.67%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.33%) FMCG
4 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 13 (43.33%) Windows
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (10.00%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (23.33%) ERP
3 6 (20.00%) CRM
3 6 (20.00%) MVC
3 6 (20.00%) Web Development
4 3 (10.00%) Mobile Development
5 1 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.33%) iOS Development
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL
5 1 (3.33%) Line Management
5 1 (3.33%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (3.33%) Presales
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 7 (23.33%) C#
2 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (6.67%) AAT
3 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 30 (100.00%) Sage
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (20.00%) SAP
4 4 (13.33%) Pegasus
5 3 (10.00%) Apple
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle
7 1 (3.33%) Epicor
7 1 (3.33%) Infor
7 1 (3.33%) Maconomy
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