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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 17 August 2022 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
17 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 873 753 632
Rank change year-on-year -120 -121 +24
Permanent jobs citing Sage 372 263 134
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.22% 0.23% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.57% 0.59% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 209 212 115
10th Percentile £30,750 £28,563 £30,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +22.22% - +12.50%
75th Percentile £66,250 £56,250 £63,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -11.11% - +28.57%

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 65,635 44,700 24,934
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 39.42% 38.70% 40.55%
Number of salaries quoted 33,583 29,900 19,343
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £41,225 £38,973 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £71,250
90th Percentile £92,500 £86,250 £87,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £48,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.23% -2.11% +5.56%

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Sage in the UK

Sage
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Sage.

Salary trend for Sage in the UK

Sage
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Sage over the 6 months to 17 August 2022.

Salary histogram for Sage in the UK

Sage
Top 17 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 17 August 2022. 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
Jobs
England -94 326 £55,000 +22.22% 77
London -40 180 £58,000 +28.89% 10
UK excluding London -109 167 £40,000 -11.11% 68
Work from Home -202 82 £42,500 +6.25% 45
North of England -55 62 £42,500 -5.56% 22
North East +38 49 £55,000 +22.22% 1
South East -58 40 £35,000 -12.50% 10
Midlands -73 29 £50,000 +14.29% 17
West Midlands -30 25 £45,000 - 14
Scotland -24 13 £40,000 -11.11% 1
North West -65 8 £45,000 +12.50% 15
East of England -92 8 £27,500 -48.84% 7
Wales -13 7 £40,000 +70.21%
South West -21 6 £38,000 +1.33% 11
Yorkshire -61 5 £31,500 -30.00% 6
East Midlands -20 4 £52,500 +50.00% 3
Northern Ireland - 2 £57,500 -

For the 6 months to 17 August 2022, IT jobs citing Sage 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.

1 161 (43.28%) Agile
2 126 (33.87%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 120 (32.26%) Project Management
4 112 (30.11%) Analytics
5 102 (27.42%) Social Skills
6 101 (27.15%) Microsoft
7 85 (22.85%) Finance
8 79 (21.24%) Scrum
9 77 (20.70%) SaaS
10 75 (20.16%) IT Strategy
11 74 (19.89%) Analytical Skills
11 74 (19.89%) ERP
12 73 (19.62%) Time Management
13 70 (18.82%) Product Management
14 68 (18.28%) Product Roadmap
15 67 (18.01%) User Stories
16 64 (17.20%) Problem-Solving
17 59 (15.86%) Product Backlog
17 59 (15.86%) Azure
18 56 (15.05%) SQL
18 56 (15.05%) Windows
19 55 (14.78%) Stakeholder Management
20 54 (14.52%) CRM
20 54 (14.52%) Backlog Prioritisation
21 53 (14.25%) Microsoft 365
22 51 (13.71%) SQL Server
22 51 (13.71%) Degree
23 50 (13.44%) NetSuite
23 50 (13.44%) SAP
24 49 (13.17%) Publishing

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 27 (7.26%) MS Exchange
1 27 (7.26%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.84%) Drupal
2 18 (4.84%) Sitefinity
3 11 (2.96%) Confluence
4 4 (1.08%) CMS
4 4 (1.08%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.81%) Headless CMS
6 2 (0.54%) IIS
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 31 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (6.99%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (4.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.54%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 50 (13.44%) NetSuite
2 48 (12.90%) Dynamics CRM
3 37 (9.95%) Sage 200
4 35 (9.41%) Dynamics NAV
5 18 (4.84%) Unit4 Business World
6 17 (4.57%) Dynamics AX
7 15 (4.03%) SAP Business One
8 13 (3.49%) Dynamics GP
9 12 (3.23%) Sage X3
10 11 (2.96%) Line 50
11 3 (0.81%) Sage 1000
11 3 (0.81%) Sage CRM
11 3 (0.81%) Shopify
12 2 (0.54%) Lawson
12 2 (0.54%) Sage 50
12 2 (0.54%) SAP S/4HANA
13 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft HCM
13 1 (0.27%) PeopleSoft HRMS
13 1 (0.27%) SAP HR
13 1 (0.27%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 77 (20.70%) SaaS
2 59 (15.86%) Azure
3 53 (14.25%) Microsoft 365
4 31 (8.33%) Dynamics 365
5 28 (7.53%) AWS
5 28 (7.53%) Power Platform
6 18 (4.84%) Azure Active Directory
7 15 (4.03%) GCP
8 13 (3.49%) Cloud Computing
8 13 (3.49%) Google Ads
9 12 (3.23%) Azure DevOps
10 11 (2.96%) Trello
11 9 (2.42%) Amazon SageMaker
12 8 (2.15%) Amazon S3
13 6 (1.61%) Azure Data Factory
14 4 (1.08%) Azure Cosmos DB
14 4 (1.08%) Azure Machine Learning
14 4 (1.08%) Azure Synapse Analytics
14 4 (1.08%) OneDrive
15 3 (0.81%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.65%) Wi-Fi
2 20 (5.38%) Firewall
3 15 (4.03%) Internet
4 13 (3.49%) Network Security
5 12 (3.23%) DNS
6 9 (2.42%) DHCP
7 6 (1.61%) Ethernet
8 5 (1.34%) VPN
9 4 (1.08%) LAN
9 4 (1.08%) VoIP
9 4 (1.08%) WAN
10 3 (0.81%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.54%) SMTP
11 2 (0.54%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.54%) Wireless
12 1 (0.27%) Bluetooth
12 1 (0.27%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.27%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (13.71%) SQL Server
2 27 (7.26%) Power BI
3 19 (5.11%) Data Warehouse
4 17 (4.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 16 (4.30%) Tableau
6 11 (2.96%) Metadata
6 11 (2.96%) MS Access
7 10 (2.69%) Data Mining
7 10 (2.69%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.15%) Amazon Redshift
9 7 (1.88%) Big Data
10 6 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (1.34%) Data Lake
12 4 (1.08%) Azure SQL Database
12 4 (1.08%) HDInsight
12 4 (1.08%) MongoDB
12 4 (1.08%) NoSQL
12 4 (1.08%) Oracle Database
12 4 (1.08%) Qlik Sense
13 3 (0.81%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (4.03%) JIRA
2 11 (2.96%) Bitbucket
General
1 126 (33.87%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 102 (27.42%) Social Skills
3 85 (22.85%) Finance
4 74 (19.89%) Analytical Skills
5 49 (13.17%) Publishing
6 21 (5.65%) Marketing
7 13 (3.49%) Advertising
7 13 (3.49%) Multimedia
8 11 (2.96%) Organisational Skills
9 10 (2.69%) Manufacturing
10 6 (1.61%) Back Office
10 6 (1.61%) Retail
11 5 (1.34%) Billing
11 5 (1.34%) Influencing Skills
11 5 (1.34%) Presentation Skills
12 4 (1.08%) Automotive
13 3 (0.81%) Law
13 3 (0.81%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.54%) Banking
14 2 (0.54%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 36 (9.68%) Product Manager
2 32 (8.60%) Analyst
3 31 (8.33%) Developer
4 28 (7.53%) Support Engineer
5 26 (6.99%) Consultant
6 23 (6.18%) Software Engineer
7 21 (5.65%) Product Owner
8 16 (4.30%) IT Manager
8 16 (4.30%) Senior Manager
8 16 (4.30%) Systems Analyst
8 16 (4.30%) Systems Manager
9 15 (4.03%) Data Analyst
9 15 (4.03%) Lead Developer
9 15 (4.03%) Senior Product Manager
9 15 (4.03%) Senior Software Engineer
10 14 (3.76%) Project Manager
11 13 (3.49%) Business Consultant
11 13 (3.49%) Business Manager
11 13 (3.49%) Business Systems Manager
11 13 (3.49%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (12.63%) .NET
2 32 (8.60%) .NET Framework
3 25 (6.72%) React
4 13 (3.49%) Razor View Engine
5 8 (2.15%) .NET Core
6 7 (1.88%) EDI
6 7 (1.88%) Node.js
7 4 (1.08%) AngularJS
7 4 (1.08%) Web Services
7 4 (1.08%) XML
7 4 (1.08%) XSL
7 4 (1.08%) XSLT
8 3 (0.81%) GraphQL
8 3 (0.81%) Jest
8 3 (0.81%) Next.js
9 2 (0.54%) HTML
9 2 (0.54%) ODBC
9 2 (0.54%) REST
9 2 (0.54%) Ruby on Rails
10 1 (0.27%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 45 (12.10%) Virtual Team
2 39 (10.48%) Enterprise Software
3 26 (6.99%) Social Media
4 16 (4.30%) User Experience
5 13 (3.49%) Digital Media
5 13 (3.49%) EPoS
5 13 (3.49%) iPad
5 13 (3.49%) New Media
6 11 (2.96%) Data Centre
7 10 (2.69%) CCTV
8 8 (2.15%) IoT
9 7 (1.88%) Self-Motivation
10 6 (1.61%) Data Structures
10 6 (1.61%) Driving Licence
11 4 (1.08%) Cloud Native
11 4 (1.08%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.08%) Media Streaming
11 4 (1.08%) Smartphone
12 3 (0.81%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.81%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 56 (15.05%) Windows
2 23 (6.18%) Windows Server
3 20 (5.38%) Windows 10
4 12 (3.23%) Linux
4 12 (3.23%) Mac OS
5 7 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (1.88%) Windows Server 2019
6 6 (1.61%) Windows 7
6 6 (1.61%) Windows 8
6 6 (1.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (1.61%) Windows Server 2016
7 1 (0.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (43.28%) Agile
2 120 (32.26%) Project Management
3 112 (30.11%) Analytics
4 79 (21.24%) Scrum
5 75 (20.16%) IT Strategy
6 74 (19.89%) ERP
7 73 (19.62%) Time Management
8 70 (18.82%) Product Management
9 68 (18.28%) Product Roadmap
10 67 (18.01%) User Stories
11 64 (17.20%) Problem-Solving
12 59 (15.86%) Product Backlog
13 55 (14.78%) Stakeholder Management
14 54 (14.52%) Backlog Prioritisation
14 54 (14.52%) CRM
15 45 (12.10%) Business Intelligence
16 42 (11.29%) Process Improvement
17 41 (11.02%) Mentoring
18 40 (10.75%) Wireframes
19 38 (10.22%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 56 (15.05%) SQL
2 46 (12.37%) C#
3 24 (6.45%) Python
4 21 (5.65%) T-SQL
5 14 (3.76%) C
6 12 (3.23%) PowerShell
7 11 (2.96%) JavaScript
8 6 (1.61%) Ruby
9 5 (1.34%) Java
10 3 (0.81%) R
10 3 (0.81%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.27%) PHP
11 1 (0.27%) VBA
Qualifications
1 51 (13.71%) Degree
2 31 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 16 (4.30%) PMI Certification
4 15 (4.03%) PMP
5 14 (3.76%) CCNA
5 14 (3.76%) Cisco Certification
6 13 (3.49%) MCP
6 13 (3.49%) MCSE
7 5 (1.34%) ACCA
7 5 (1.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 5 (1.34%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.34%) Security Cleared
8 4 (1.08%) AWS Certification
8 4 (1.08%) Azure Certification
8 4 (1.08%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (1.08%) CIMA
9 2 (0.54%) AAT
10 1 (0.27%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.76%) Data Quality
2 8 (2.15%) GDPR
3 7 (1.88%) QA
4 6 (1.61%) Accessibility
5 4 (1.08%) SLA
6 2 (0.54%) PMO
7 1 (0.27%) PMBOK
System Software
1 44 (11.83%) Active Directory
2 15 (4.03%) Hyper-V
3 13 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (2.96%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (1.34%) Docker
6 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 13 (3.49%) Microsoft Intune
2 11 (2.96%) Jamf Pro
2 11 (2.96%) SCCM
3 6 (1.61%) Malwarebytes
3 6 (1.61%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (1.08%) FortiGate
4 4 (1.08%) Kubernetes
4 4 (1.08%) Terraform
Vendors
1 101 (27.15%) Microsoft
2 50 (13.44%) SAP
3 35 (9.41%) Salesforce.com
4 33 (8.87%) JD Edwards
5 24 (6.45%) VMware
6 23 (6.18%) Epicor
7 20 (5.38%) Oracle
8 15 (4.03%) Apple
8 15 (4.03%) Meraki
9 14 (3.76%) Cognos
9 14 (3.76%) Workday
10 13 (3.49%) Adobe
10 13 (3.49%) Google
11 11 (2.96%) Atlassian
11 11 (2.96%) Cisco
12 10 (2.69%) Infor
13 8 (2.15%) IFS
14 6 (1.61%) arcserve
14 6 (1.61%) McAfee
15 4 (1.08%) IBM