Period
to 3 December 2020

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 3 December 2020 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
3 Dec 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 612 567 760
Rank change year-on-year -45 +193 -124
Permanent jobs citing Sage 109 593 410
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.44% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 0.50% 1.05% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 107 258 404
Median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £26,700 £25,425 £23,575
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +28.57% -17.65% -

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 21,800 56,269 67,626
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 38.61% 41.66% 42.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17,334 43,027 52,345
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - +5.88%

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 3 December 2020.

Salary histogram for Sage in the UK

Sage
Top 16 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 3 December 2020. 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 -75 95 £45,000 +26.76% 56
UK excluding London -37 77 £45,000 +28.57% 51
London +127 27 £47,500 -9.52% 5
Midlands +126 18 £42,500 - 11
North of England -33 18 £46,250 +42.31% 23
South West +87 15 £45,000 +28.57% 7
East of England +123 14 £45,000 -14.29% 6
West Midlands +91 13 £45,000 +5.88% 6
North West +2 12 £45,000 +42.86% 10
Work from Home -36 11 £42,500 +6.25% 12
Scotland +74 7 £45,000 -
East Midlands +75 5 £34,500 -18.82% 5
Yorkshire +85 4 £40,000 +18.52% 4
South East +46 3 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Wales +47 2 £40,000 +73.91%
North East -48 2 £62,000 - 9

For the 6 months to 3 December 2020, 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 42 (38.53%) ERP
2 39 (35.78%) SQL
3 37 (33.94%) SAP
4 35 (32.11%) Finance
5 33 (30.28%) Microsoft
6 32 (29.36%) CRM
7 24 (22.02%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (21.10%) Project Management
9 21 (19.27%) Windows
10 17 (15.60%) Microsoft Office
10 17 (15.60%) Office 365
11 16 (14.68%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (14.68%) PRINCE2
11 16 (14.68%) E-Commerce
11 16 (14.68%) Business Intelligence
12 15 (13.76%) C#
13 14 (12.84%) Infor
13 14 (12.84%) Power Platform
13 14 (12.84%) Power BI
14 13 (11.93%) Odoo
14 13 (11.93%) JavaScript
14 13 (11.93%) Active Directory
15 12 (11.01%) SQL Server
15 12 (11.01%) MVC
15 12 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
15 12 (11.01%) NetSuite
15 12 (11.01%) Sage X3
15 12 (11.01%) Windows Server
15 12 (11.01%) Xero
16 11 (10.09%) Migration

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 7 (6.42%) MS Exchange
2 5 (4.59%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (15.60%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (6.42%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (2.75%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (11.93%) Odoo
2 12 (11.01%) NetSuite
2 12 (11.01%) Sage X3
3 6 (5.50%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (5.50%) Shopify
4 5 (4.59%) Q-Pulse
4 5 (4.59%) Sage 1000
4 5 (4.59%) SAP Business One
5 4 (3.67%) Magento
5 4 (3.67%) Sage 200
6 3 (2.75%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (2.75%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (2.75%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (1.83%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 1 (0.92%) Dynamics GP
8 1 (0.92%) Exchequer
8 1 (0.92%) Infor CRM
8 1 (0.92%) JDE OneWorld
8 1 (0.92%) Lawson
8 1 (0.92%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 17 (15.60%) Office 365
2 14 (12.84%) Power Platform
3 6 (5.50%) AWS
3 6 (5.50%) Azure
3 6 (5.50%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (4.59%) Amazon SageMaker
5 4 (3.67%) SaaS
6 2 (1.83%) FinancialForce
7 1 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.92%) GCP
7 1 (0.92%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.50%) DHCP
1 6 (5.50%) DNS
2 5 (4.59%) HTTP
2 5 (4.59%) VPN
3 4 (3.67%) VLAN
4 3 (2.75%) Firewall
4 3 (2.75%) Remote Desktop
5 2 (1.83%) LAN
5 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.83%) VoIP
6 1 (0.92%) WAN
6 1 (0.92%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (12.84%) Power BI
2 12 (11.01%) SQL Server
3 10 (9.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (8.26%) Crystal Reports
4 9 (8.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (5.50%) Data Lake
6 4 (3.67%) Amazon Athena
6 4 (3.67%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.75%) Amazon Redshift
7 3 (2.75%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.83%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (1.83%) SAP Data Services
9 1 (0.92%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.92%) MySQL
9 1 (0.92%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.92%) Qlik Sense
9 1 (0.92%) QlikView
9 1 (0.92%) Redis
9 1 (0.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (6.42%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.59%) InstallShield
2 5 (4.59%) MSI
2 5 (4.59%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (4.59%) WiX
3 1 (0.92%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.92%) webpack
General
1 35 (32.11%) Finance
2 10 (9.17%) Manufacturing
3 6 (5.50%) Marketing
4 5 (4.59%) Retail
5 3 (2.75%) Billing
6 2 (1.83%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.92%) Advertising
7 1 (0.92%) Publishing
7 1 (0.92%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 22 (20.18%) Analyst
2 17 (15.60%) Developer
3 16 (14.68%) ERP Manager
4 15 (13.76%) Project Manager
5 13 (11.93%) ERP Project Manager
6 10 (9.17%) Applications Support
6 10 (9.17%) IT Support
7 9 (8.26%) Support Engineer
8 8 (7.34%) C# Developer
8 8 (7.34%) Consultant
9 7 (6.42%) ERP Implementation Manager
9 7 (6.42%) ERP Implementation Project Manager
9 7 (6.42%) Implementation Manager
9 7 (6.42%) Implementation Project Manager
9 7 (6.42%) Project Implementation Manager
10 6 (5.50%) Applications Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) Applications Support Engineer
10 6 (5.50%) C# Application Developer
10 6 (5.50%) Implementation Consultant
10 6 (5.50%) Senior Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (10.09%) .NET
2 7 (6.42%) CSS
2 7 (6.42%) HTML
2 7 (6.42%) XML
3 6 (5.50%) Node.js
4 5 (4.59%) .NET Framework
4 5 (4.59%) Ajax
4 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET
4 5 (4.59%) ASP.NET Web API
4 5 (4.59%) ATL
4 5 (4.59%) COM
4 5 (4.59%) JSON
4 5 (4.59%) REST
4 5 (4.59%) SOAP
4 5 (4.59%) Vue.js
4 5 (4.59%) WCF
4 5 (4.59%) Web Services
4 5 (4.59%) WPF
4 5 (4.59%) XML Schema
4 5 (4.59%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.59%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (4.59%) Data Structures
1 5 (4.59%) Life Science
2 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
2 3 (2.75%) Mobile App
2 3 (2.75%) PKI
2 3 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (1.83%) Data Protection Act
3 2 (1.83%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.83%) PMI
4 1 (0.92%) AS400
4 1 (0.92%) Blog
4 1 (0.92%) Clustering
4 1 (0.92%) Cyber Defence
4 1 (0.92%) Cyberattack
4 1 (0.92%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.92%) EPoS
4 1 (0.92%) Security Operations Centre
4 1 (0.92%) User Experience
4 1 (0.92%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (19.27%) Windows
2 12 (11.01%) Windows Server
3 7 (6.42%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.92%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.92%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (38.53%) ERP
2 32 (29.36%) CRM
3 24 (22.02%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (21.10%) Project Management
5 16 (14.68%) Business Intelligence
5 16 (14.68%) E-Commerce
5 16 (14.68%) PRINCE2
5 16 (14.68%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (11.01%) MVC
6 12 (11.01%) Stakeholder Management
7 11 (10.09%) Migration
8 8 (7.34%) Data Cleansing
9 7 (6.42%) Kanban
10 6 (5.50%) Data Analysis
10 6 (5.50%) Data Science
10 6 (5.50%) ITIL
10 6 (5.50%) Scrum
10 6 (5.50%) Visualisation
11 5 (4.59%) Fintech
11 5 (4.59%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 39 (35.78%) SQL
2 15 (13.76%) C#
3 13 (11.93%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.34%) VBA
5 7 (6.42%) Python
6 5 (4.59%) C++
6 5 (4.59%) C++/CLI
6 5 (4.59%) R
6 5 (4.59%) VBScript
6 5 (4.59%) VC++
7 2 (1.83%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 1 (0.92%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.92%) C
8 1 (0.92%) PHP
8 1 (0.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (8.26%) Degree
2 3 (2.75%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.83%) ACCA
3 2 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.92%) AAT
4 1 (0.92%) CIMA
4 1 (0.92%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.92%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.92%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.92%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.59%) Cyber Essentials
2 4 (3.67%) QA
3 3 (2.75%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (1.83%) GDPR
4 2 (1.83%) ISO 22301
4 2 (1.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 13 (11.93%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.92%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.92%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) SolarWinds Orion
1 2 (1.83%) WSUS
2 1 (0.92%) PaperCut
2 1 (0.92%) SCCM
2 1 (0.92%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 37 (33.94%) SAP
2 33 (30.28%) Microsoft
3 14 (12.84%) Infor
4 12 (11.01%) Xero
5 11 (10.09%) Salesforce.com
6 10 (9.17%) Oracle
7 7 (6.42%) JD Edwards
8 5 (4.59%) WooCommerce
9 4 (3.67%) VMware
10 3 (2.75%) Epicor
10 3 (2.75%) Sophos
11 2 (1.83%) Cognos
11 2 (1.83%) PeopleSoft
11 2 (1.83%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.83%) Yardi
11 2 (1.83%) Zuora
12 1 (0.92%) IFS
12 1 (0.92%) Meraki
12 1 (0.92%) Ubiquiti
12 1 (0.92%) Workday