Period
to 21 October 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Sage over the 6 months to 21 October 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Sage Group PLC.

Sage
UK
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 742 671 852
Rank change year-on-year -71 +181 -119
Permanent jobs citing Sage 462 639 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.33% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.76% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 379 560 421
UK median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% -

Sage is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 77246 83771 100801
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.38% 43.84% 46.01%
Number of salaries quoted 59718 67614 81968
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Sage as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Sage in the UK

Sage
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sage.

Salary trend for Sage in the UK

Sage
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sage over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for Sage in the UK

Sage
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the UK over the 6 months to 21 October 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 -69 413 £40,000 - 27
UK excluding London -67 292 £38,500 +2.67% 26
London -15 118 £47,500 +11.76% 2
North of England -2 95 £35,000 +6.06% 6
South East -8 79 £42,500 -13.27% 12
North West -20 53 £35,750 -1.38% 2
Midlands +7 47 £41,000 +17.14% 3
Yorkshire +13 37 £35,000 +7.69% 2
East Midlands +31 26 £45,000 +28.57% 3
East of England -1 25 £38,750 +23.02% 3
South West -10 24 £37,500 +7.14%
West Midlands -11 19 £40,000 +14.29%
Scotland -12 12 £30,000 +6.19% 1
Wales +14 10 £32,500 +22.64%
North East +18 5 £36,500 -18.89% 2

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, IT jobs citing Sage 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.

1 297 (64.29%) ERP
2 183 (39.61%) SAP
3 181 (39.18%) Finance
4 152 (32.90%) SQL
5 131 (28.35%) Oracle
6 129 (27.92%) Microsoft
7 126 (27.27%) Advertising
8 105 (22.73%) Epicor
9 104 (22.51%) Infor
10 100 (21.65%) Sage 200
11 91 (19.70%) CRM
12 90 (19.48%) NetSuite
13 80 (17.32%) JD Edwards
13 80 (17.32%) Sage X3
14 78 (16.88%) Dynamics AX
15 65 (14.07%) SAP Business One
16 58 (12.55%) Crystal Reports
16 58 (12.55%) Manufacturing
17 55 (11.90%) Project Management
18 54 (11.69%) JavaScript
19 51 (11.04%) SQL Server
19 51 (11.04%) E-Commerce
20 47 (10.17%) Windows
21 46 (9.96%) Microsoft Office
22 42 (9.09%) C#
22 42 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
23 41 (8.87%) Degree
23 41 (8.87%) Unit4 Business World
24 40 (8.66%) ACCA
24 40 (8.66%) Analytical Skills

Sage
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 17 (3.68%) CMS
1 17 (3.68%) MS Exchange
2 16 (3.46%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.25%) Umbraco
4 10 (2.16%) WordPress
5 7 (1.52%) IIS
6 4 (0.87%) Apache
7 3 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.65%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.43%) SAS
8 2 (0.43%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.22%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.22%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 46 (9.96%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (5.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (3.25%) Photoshop
4 10 (2.16%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.30%) SOLIDWORKS
6 5 (1.08%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.43%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.43%) SPSS
9 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 100 (21.65%) Sage 200
2 90 (19.48%) NetSuite
3 80 (17.32%) Sage X3
4 78 (16.88%) Dynamics AX
5 65 (14.07%) SAP Business One
6 42 (9.09%) Dynamics NAV
7 41 (8.87%) Unit4 Business World
8 22 (4.76%) Sage 1000
9 17 (3.68%) Dynamics CRM
9 17 (3.68%) Payment Gateway
10 16 (3.46%) Dynamics GP
10 16 (3.46%) Oracle EBS
11 15 (3.25%) Sage 500
11 15 (3.25%) Sage CRM
12 10 (2.16%) Infor M3
12 10 (2.16%) Sage 50
13 9 (1.95%) Oracle EBS R12
14 7 (1.52%) Cognos Controller
14 7 (1.52%) Magento
15 5 (1.08%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.49%) Office 365
2 27 (5.84%) SaaS
3 22 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
4 19 (4.11%) FinancialForce
4 19 (4.11%) Sage Pay
5 16 (3.46%) Microsoft Azure
6 13 (2.81%) Dynamics 365
7 8 (1.73%) Force.com
7 8 (1.73%) Intacct
8 4 (0.87%) Dropbox
8 4 (0.87%) G Suite
9 3 (0.65%) GitHub
9 3 (0.65%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.43%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.43%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.22%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.81%) Firewall
2 8 (1.73%) Network Security
2 8 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (1.30%) Internet
4 5 (1.08%) DHCP
4 5 (1.08%) DNS
4 5 (1.08%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.08%) VLAN
4 5 (1.08%) VoIP
4 5 (1.08%) VPN
5 4 (0.87%) FTP
5 4 (0.87%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (0.65%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (0.65%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.65%) SSL
6 3 (0.65%) WAN
7 2 (0.43%) Intranet
7 2 (0.43%) NAS
7 2 (0.43%) SAN
7 2 (0.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (12.55%) Crystal Reports
2 51 (11.04%) SQL Server
3 13 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (2.16%) SAP HANA
5 9 (1.95%) Oracle Database
5 9 (1.95%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.08%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.87%) MS Access
8 4 (0.87%) MySQL
8 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.65%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.65%) QlikView
9 3 (0.65%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.43%) Power BI
10 2 (0.43%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (5.19%) Git (software)
2 14 (3.03%) JIRA
3 10 (2.16%) JIRA Agile
4 5 (1.08%) gulp
4 5 (1.08%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.87%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.65%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.65%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.43%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 181 (39.18%) Finance
2 126 (27.27%) Advertising
3 58 (12.55%) Manufacturing
4 25 (5.41%) Retail
5 20 (4.33%) Marketing
6 6 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.08%) General Ledger
7 5 (1.08%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.87%) Back Office
8 4 (0.87%) Law
9 3 (0.65%) Billing
9 3 (0.65%) Games
10 2 (0.43%) Front Office
10 2 (0.43%) German Language
10 2 (0.43%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.22%) Electronics
11 1 (0.22%) French Language
11 1 (0.22%) Italian Language
11 1 (0.22%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 184 (39.83%) Consultant
2 69 (14.94%) Sage Consultant
3 58 (12.55%) Developer
4 55 (11.90%) Analyst
5 40 (8.66%) Sage 200 Consultant
6 38 (8.23%) ERP Consultant
7 34 (7.36%) Sage Support
8 29 (6.28%) IT Support
9 27 (5.84%) Support Analyst
10 25 (5.41%) Business Consultant
11 24 (5.19%) ERP Manager
11 24 (5.19%) Software Consultant
12 22 (4.76%) Support Consultant
13 21 (4.55%) Applications Support
13 21 (4.55%) C# Developer
14 20 (4.33%) IT Manager
14 20 (4.33%) Project Manager
15 18 (3.90%) Implementation Consultant
15 18 (3.90%) Web Developer
16 17 (3.68%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.58%) HTML
2 31 (6.71%) .NET
3 29 (6.28%) CSS
4 14 (3.03%) AngularJS
5 13 (2.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 12 (2.60%) .NET Framework
7 11 (2.38%) Node.js
8 10 (2.16%) XML
9 9 (1.95%) CSS3
9 9 (1.95%) Web Services
10 8 (1.73%) Ajax
10 8 (1.73%) HTML5
10 8 (1.73%) jQuery
10 8 (1.73%) JSON
11 7 (1.52%) COM
12 6 (1.30%) ASP.NET
12 6 (1.30%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (1.30%) Sass
13 4 (0.87%) React
14 3 (0.65%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 40 (8.66%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 15 (3.25%) Greenfield Project
4 11 (2.38%) Driving Licence
4 11 (2.38%) User Experience
5 9 (1.95%) Management Information System
6 5 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.08%) EPoS
7 4 (0.87%) NHS
7 4 (0.87%) PMI
8 3 (0.65%) Cyber Attack
8 3 (0.65%) iPad
8 3 (0.65%) iPhone
8 3 (0.65%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (0.65%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.43%) AS400
9 2 (0.43%) Data Centre
9 2 (0.43%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.43%) Replication
10 1 (0.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 47 (10.17%) Windows
2 29 (6.28%) Windows Server
3 17 (3.68%) Windows 10
4 15 (3.25%) Windows 7
5 13 (2.81%) Linux
6 12 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.16%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.87%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.87%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.87%) Unix
9 3 (0.65%) Android
9 3 (0.65%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.22%) CentOS
11 1 (0.22%) SUSE
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 297 (64.29%) ERP
2 91 (19.70%) CRM
3 55 (11.90%) Project Management
4 51 (11.04%) E-Commerce
5 35 (7.58%) Agile Software Development
6 27 (5.84%) Migration
7 26 (5.63%) Presales
8 25 (5.41%) Web Development
9 22 (4.76%) Business Analysis
10 21 (4.55%) Business Development
11 20 (4.33%) Time Management
12 19 (4.11%) Logistics
13 18 (3.90%) MVC
13 18 (3.90%) OO
14 15 (3.25%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (3.25%) ITIL
14 15 (3.25%) OOD
14 15 (3.25%) Responsive Web Design
15 14 (3.03%) Analytics
15 14 (3.03%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 152 (32.90%) SQL
2 54 (11.69%) JavaScript
3 42 (9.09%) C#
4 19 (4.11%) Java
5 11 (2.38%) PHP
6 10 (2.16%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.95%) C
7 9 (1.95%) VB
8 8 (1.73%) Progress 4GL
9 7 (1.52%) C++
9 7 (1.52%) VBA
10 6 (1.30%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.08%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.08%) R
12 4 (0.87%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.65%) Bash Shell
13 3 (0.65%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.65%) Python
14 2 (0.43%) RPG
14 2 (0.43%) X++
Qualifications
1 41 (8.87%) Degree
2 40 (8.66%) ACCA
3 35 (7.58%) CIMA
4 9 (1.95%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.08%) ISEB
5 5 (1.08%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.08%) MCSA
6 4 (0.87%) AAT
6 4 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.87%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.87%) MBA
6 4 (0.87%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.65%) MCSE
8 2 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.22%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.22%) CISSP
9 1 (0.22%) MCP
9 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.16%) QA
2 7 (1.52%) GAAP
3 6 (1.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.87%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.87%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.65%) SLA
6 2 (0.43%) PMO
7 1 (0.22%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 27 (5.84%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.38%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.65%) Docker
6 2 (0.43%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.22%) Kamailio
7 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (0.87%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.43%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.43%) WSUS
4 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 183 (39.61%) SAP
2 131 (28.35%) Oracle
3 129 (27.92%) Microsoft
4 105 (22.73%) Epicor
5 104 (22.51%) Infor
6 80 (17.32%) JD Edwards
7 38 (8.23%) Xero
8 37 (8.01%) Salesforce.com
9 27 (5.84%) IFS
10 20 (4.33%) Adobe
11 19 (4.11%) Workday
12 17 (3.68%) Pegasus
13 15 (3.25%) WorldPay
14 12 (2.60%) Google
15 11 (2.38%) Cognos
16 10 (2.16%) Cassiopae
16 10 (2.16%) Cisco
16 10 (2.16%) NETSOL
16 10 (2.16%) White Clarke
17 8 (1.73%) IBM