Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sage 50
UK
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1169 1224 1305
Rank change year-on-year +55 +81 -3
Permanent jobs citing Sage 50 18 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.010% 0.008% 0.004%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.14% 0.12% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 13 11 9
UK median annual salary £35,000 £30,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -40.00% +42.86%
10th Percentile £25,850 £26,000 £21,350
90th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £55,100
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £29,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +20.69% -42.00% +42.86%

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 12919 13852 15828
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 7.34% 7.03% 7.26%
Number of salaries quoted 9341 10643 12432
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 £30,750
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 22 August 2017.

Salary histogram for Sage 50 in the UK

Sage 50
Top 9 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 22 August 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 +68 14 £35,000 +25.00% 2
UK excluding London +44 12 £35,000 +20.69% 1
South East - 4 £40,000 -
North of England -20 3 £38,500 +48.08% 1
East of England - 3 £35,000 -
Yorkshire +16 2 £34,250 +31.73% 1
South West - 2 £25,500 -
London +35 1 - - 1
North West -26 1 £40,000 -

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 18 (100.00%) Sage
2 10 (55.56%) SAP
2 10 (55.56%) Sage 200
3 8 (44.44%) Finance
3 8 (44.44%) SQL
4 7 (38.89%) .NET
4 7 (38.89%) VB.NET
5 6 (33.33%) Oracle
6 5 (27.78%) Pegasus
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
6 5 (27.78%) HTML
7 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
7 4 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (22.22%) COM
7 4 (22.22%) CA
7 4 (22.22%) XML
7 4 (22.22%) Windows
7 4 (22.22%) Project Management
7 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
7 4 (22.22%) MBA
7 4 (22.22%) Law
7 4 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (22.22%) SAP Business One
7 4 (22.22%) Time Management
7 4 (22.22%) Data Conversion
7 4 (22.22%) Workday
7 4 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
8 3 (16.67%) LINQ
8 3 (16.67%) jQuery
8 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008

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 (5.56%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (55.56%) Sage 200
2 4 (22.22%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (22.22%) SAP Business One
3 3 (16.67%) Pegasus Opera
4 2 (11.11%) NetSuite
4 2 (11.11%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (5.56%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (5.56%) Exchequer
5 1 (5.56%) Line 50
5 1 (5.56%) Sage 1000
5 1 (5.56%) Sage MMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) iTunes
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Crystal Reports
1 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) MS Access
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 8 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (22.22%) Law
3 3 (16.67%) Advertising
3 3 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (5.56%) Billing
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 9 (50.00%) Consultant
2 6 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 6 (33.33%) Developer
2 6 (33.33%) VB.NET Developer
3 4 (22.22%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Functional Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Consultant
3 4 (22.22%) Payroll Consultant
4 3 (16.67%) Sage Consultant
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Support Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (5.56%) Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Finance Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Sage 200 Consultant
6 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 5 (27.78%) HTML
3 4 (22.22%) COM
3 4 (22.22%) XML
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (16.67%) jQuery
4 3 (16.67%) LINQ
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) CSS
5 1 (5.56%) JSON
5 1 (5.56%) ODBC
5 1 (5.56%) SAP XI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) iPad
2 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 3 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 3 (16.67%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (22.22%) Customer Requirements
1 4 (22.22%) Data Conversion
1 4 (22.22%) Project Management
1 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
1 4 (22.22%) Time Management
2 3 (16.67%) ERP
2 3 (16.67%) Mobile Development
2 3 (16.67%) Presales
3 1 (5.56%) Data Security
3 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (5.56%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 8 (44.44%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) VB.NET
3 3 (16.67%) C#
3 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) T-SQL
4 1 (5.56%) VB
4 1 (5.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) MBA
2 1 (5.56%) AAT
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V
1 1 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 18 (100.00%) Sage
2 10 (55.56%) SAP
3 6 (33.33%) Oracle
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) Pegasus
5 4 (22.22%) CA
5 4 (22.22%) Workday
6 3 (16.67%) Apple
7 1 (5.56%) VMware