Period
to 16 January 2018

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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sage 50
UK
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1164 1181 1270
Rank change year-on-year +17 +89 -3
Permanent jobs citing Sage 50 10 15 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.008% 0.003%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.073% 0.13% 0.050%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 7
UK median annual salary £23,500 £35,000 £21,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -32.86% +66.67% -30.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £18,000
90th Percentile £44,500 £43,750 £30,700
UK excluding London median annual salary £22,750 £31,500 £21,000
% change year-on-year -27.78% +50.00% -27.59%

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 13,608 11,833 14,034
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.85% 6.70% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9,742 8,876 10,937
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 16 January 2018.

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 16 January 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
UK excluding London +15 5 £22,750 -27.78% 3
England -2 5 £22,750 -35.00% 3
South East +19 2 £21,500 -
North of England 0 1 £40,000 +14.29% 1
East of England -3 1 £22,000 -19.27%
North West -8 1 £40,000 -5.88%
South West - 1 £23,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) Time Management
4 4 (40.00%) Workday
4 4 (40.00%) Customer Requirements
4 4 (40.00%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (40.00%) Data Conversion
4 4 (40.00%) CA
4 4 (40.00%) SAP
4 4 (40.00%) COM
4 4 (40.00%) Oracle
4 4 (40.00%) Law
4 4 (40.00%) MBA
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
4 4 (40.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (30.00%) Sage 200
6 2 (20.00%) VMware
6 2 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 2 (20.00%) Advertising
6 2 (20.00%) SQL
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
7 1 (10.00%) Linux
7 1 (10.00%) ERP
7 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
7 1 (10.00%) CSS
7 1 (10.00%) XML
7 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 1 (10.00%) VB

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
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 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 4 (40.00%) Law
3 2 (20.00%) Advertising
4 1 (10.00%) Banking
4 1 (10.00%) 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%) Accountant
3 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Support Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Accountant
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
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%) Data Migration
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) ERP
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
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
3 4 (40.00%) CA
3 4 (40.00%) Oracle
3 4 (40.00%) SAP
3 4 (40.00%) Workday
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) Red Hat