Period
to 17 February 2020

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 17 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sage 50
UK
6 months to
17 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1000 1107 1189
Rank change year-on-year +107 +82 -9
Permanent jobs citing Sage 50 7 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.006% 0.002%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.097% 0.10% 0.029%
Number of salaries quoted 6 8 3
UK median annual salary £70,000 £40,000 £22,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +75.00% +81.82% -30.71%
UK excluding London median annual salary £70,000 £37,500 £21,750
% change year-on-year +86.67% +72.41% -23.68%

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 7,219 8,704 13,974
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 5.85% 5.82% 7.98%
Number of salaries quoted 5,183 6,019 10,257
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £85,000 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 17 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Sage 50 in the UK

Sage 50
Top 5 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 17 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
England +95 6 £70,000 +75.00% 4
UK excluding London +87 5 £70,000 +86.67% 3
North of England +61 5 £70,000 - 1
Yorkshire +36 5 £70,000 - 1
London +65 1 £55,000 +29.41% 1

For the 6 months to 17 February 2020, IT jobs citing Sage 50 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 with a requirement for Sage 50.

1 7 (100.00%) Sage
2 6 (85.71%) Sage 200
3 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (71.43%) Resource Management
3 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
3 5 (71.43%) Xero
3 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 5 (71.43%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) .NET
3 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 5 (71.43%) Web Services
3 5 (71.43%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
5 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
5 1 (14.29%) Pegasus
5 1 (14.29%) Pegasus Opera
5 1 (14.29%) CODA
5 1 (14.29%) Service Management
5 1 (14.29%) ITSM
5 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
5 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (14.29%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (14.29%) SAP Business One
5 1 (14.29%) SAP R/3
5 1 (14.29%) ITIL
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce

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 (14.29%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Sage 200
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (14.29%) Infor SunSystems
2 1 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (14.29%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (14.29%) SAP Business One
2 1 (14.29%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Senior Software Engineer
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Implementation Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) IT Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Service Desk Technician
2 1 (14.29%) Software Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Software Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) Web Services
1 5 (71.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Android
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (71.43%) Resource Management
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineering
1 5 (71.43%) Test Automation
2 1 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
2 1 (14.29%) Data Governance
2 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
2 1 (14.29%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) ITSM
2 1 (14.29%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (14.29%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Sage
2 5 (71.43%) Xero
3 2 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) CODA
4 1 (14.29%) Oracle
4 1 (14.29%) Pegasus
4 1 (14.29%) SAP