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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sage 50
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 877 914 971
Rank change year-on-year +37 +57  
Permanent jobs citing Sage 50 6 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.007% 0.009% 0.004%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.081% 0.12% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 5 6 4
Median salary £40,000 £31,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.03% -38.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,900 £21,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £40,300 £32,500 £51,400
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £32,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -36.00%  

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 7427 7222 8430
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.44% 7.33% 7.60%
Number of salaries quoted 5531 5597 6631
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 £34,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.00% -  

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 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Sage 50 in the UK

Sage 50
Top 11 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 24 June 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 +50 6 £40,000 +29.03% 5
South East - 2 £40,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £40,000 -
Southampton - 2 £40,000 -
London +28 1 - - 2
West Yorkshire +14 1 £38,500 +18.46%
Yorkshire +3 1 £38,500 +18.46% 2
South West - 1 £27,500 - 1
Somerset - 1 £27,500 -
Weston-super-Mare - 1 £27,500 -
Bromley - 1 - -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 25 (100.00%) Sage
2 21 (84.00%) Sage 200
3 12 (48.00%) Finance
3 12 (48.00%) SQL
3 12 (48.00%) .NET
3 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
3 12 (48.00%) Windows
4 10 (40.00%) HTML
4 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 9 (36.00%) C#
5 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
5 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
5 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (36.00%) Manufacturing
5 9 (36.00%) Degree
6 7 (28.00%) ERP
7 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
7 6 (24.00%) SAP
7 6 (24.00%) VB.NET
7 6 (24.00%) Web Development
7 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
7 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (24.00%) MVC
7 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (20.00%) Pegasus
9 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
9 4 (16.00%) 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 (4.00%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (40.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (16.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 21 (84.00%) Sage 200
2 4 (16.00%) SAP Business One
3 3 (12.00%) Pegasus Opera
4 2 (8.00%) NetSuite
4 2 (8.00%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (4.00%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (4.00%) Exchequer
5 1 (4.00%) Line 50
5 1 (4.00%) Sage 1000
5 1 (4.00%) Sage MMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.00%) iTunes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (48.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (24.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (12.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (12.00%) MS Access
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (12.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 6 (24.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (48.00%) Finance
2 9 (36.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.00%) Advertising
4 1 (4.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (48.00%) .NET Developer
1 12 (48.00%) Developer
2 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Developer
2 6 (24.00%) VB.NET Developer
3 5 (20.00%) Consultant
3 5 (20.00%) Sage Consultant
4 3 (12.00%) IT Support
4 3 (12.00%) IT Support Technician
4 3 (12.00%) IT Technician
4 3 (12.00%) Support Technician
5 2 (8.00%) Implementation Consultant
5 2 (8.00%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.00%) Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Finance Manager
6 1 (4.00%) Sage 200 Consultant
6 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.00%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (48.00%) .NET
2 10 (40.00%) HTML
3 9 (36.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (24.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (12.00%) jQuery
5 3 (12.00%) LINQ
5 3 (12.00%) Web Services
5 3 (12.00%) XML
6 1 (4.00%) JSON
6 1 (4.00%) ODBC
6 1 (4.00%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (24.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (12.00%) iPad
3 1 (4.00%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (4.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (48.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.00%) Apple iOS
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (12.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (12.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) E-Commerce
2 7 (28.00%) ERP
3 6 (24.00%) MVC
3 6 (24.00%) Web Development
4 3 (12.00%) CRM
4 3 (12.00%) Mobile Development
4 3 (12.00%) Presales
5 1 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (4.00%) Data Security
5 1 (4.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (4.00%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (4.00%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) SQL
2 9 (36.00%) C#
2 9 (36.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (24.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (36.00%) Degree
2 2 (8.00%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 25 (100.00%) Sage
2 10 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (24.00%) SAP
4 5 (20.00%) Pegasus
5 3 (12.00%) Apple
6 2 (8.00%) Oracle
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