Period
to 19 August 2018

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 19 August 2018 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 616 717 770
Rank change year-on-year +101 +53 +65
Permanent jobs citing Sage 644 512 550
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.38% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% 0.65% 0.63%
Number of salaries quoted 537 414 485
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £24,800 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,125 £62,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.33% - +6.38%

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 74,313 78,984 87,884
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.97% 44.58% 44.56%
Number of salaries quoted 57,554 61,622 71,489
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +3.53% +2.41% +3.75%

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 19 August 2018.

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 19 August 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
England +89 608 £45,000 +12.50% 101
UK excluding London +111 462 £41,000 +9.33% 85
London +50 148 £50,000 +11.11% 16
North of England +2 123 £42,000 +20.00% 27
Midlands +78 110 £41,750 +5.70% 19
South East +34 95 £40,000 - 20
West Midlands +60 65 £50,000 +22.70% 16
East of England +51 62 £51,250 +36.67% 9
North West -11 60 £40,000 - 14
Yorkshire +40 50 £45,000 +28.57% 11
South West +27 49 £38,750 -0.64% 8
East Midlands +26 44 £36,000 -8.86% 3
Scotland 0 18 £40,000 +14.29% 1
North East -12 13 £58,750 +104.35% 2
Wales -3 3 £48,500 +36.62% 1
Northern Ireland - 2 £28,000 -

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, 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.

1 475 (73.76%) ERP
2 380 (59.01%) SAP
3 291 (45.19%) Epicor
4 290 (45.03%) Finance
5 271 (42.08%) Infor
6 244 (37.89%) Advertising
7 225 (34.94%) Oracle
8 213 (33.07%) NetSuite
9 212 (32.92%) CRM
10 203 (31.52%) SQL
11 172 (26.71%) Microsoft
12 161 (25.00%) SAP Business One
13 136 (21.12%) E-Commerce
14 131 (20.34%) Manufacturing
15 121 (18.79%) IFS
16 120 (18.63%) Dynamics AX
17 114 (17.70%) Xero
18 109 (16.93%) SQL Server
19 104 (16.15%) Retail
20 103 (15.99%) JavaScript
21 101 (15.68%) JD Edwards
22 81 (12.58%) Problem-Solving
23 77 (11.96%) Sage 200
24 75 (11.65%) Dynamics 365
25 68 (10.56%) Crystal Reports
26 64 (9.94%) Windows
26 64 (9.94%) Project Management
27 58 (9.01%) Dynamics NAV
28 57 (8.85%) ACCA
28 57 (8.85%) CIMA

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 20 (3.11%) SharePoint
2 13 (2.02%) MS Exchange
3 6 (0.93%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (0.93%) IBM Notes
4 4 (0.62%) Confluence
5 3 (0.47%) CMS
5 3 (0.47%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (0.47%) Skype for Business
5 3 (0.47%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.31%) IIS
6 2 (0.31%) Moodle
6 2 (0.31%) MS Project Server
6 2 (0.31%) MTS
6 2 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.31%) Site Server
6 2 (0.31%) Totara
7 1 (0.16%) Drupal
7 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 39 (6.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
3 11 (1.71%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (1.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.62%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.62%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.31%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.16%) Abaqus
7 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.16%) Mathcad
7 1 (0.16%) Revit
7 1 (0.16%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 213 (33.07%) NetSuite
2 161 (25.00%) SAP Business One
3 120 (18.63%) Dynamics AX
4 77 (11.96%) Sage 200
5 58 (9.01%) Dynamics NAV
6 57 (8.85%) Sage X3
7 55 (8.54%) Dynamics CRM
8 35 (5.43%) Dynamics GP
9 24 (3.73%) BPCS
10 18 (2.80%) Sage 1000
10 18 (2.80%) Sage 500
11 13 (2.02%) SAP ERP
12 12 (1.86%) Epicor Tropos
12 12 (1.86%) Sage CRM
13 11 (1.71%) Infor M3
13 11 (1.71%) Line 500
13 11 (1.71%) Oracle Financials
13 11 (1.71%) Unit4 Business World
14 9 (1.40%) HFM
14 9 (1.40%) Pegasus Opera
Cloud Services
1 75 (11.65%) Dynamics 365
2 27 (4.19%) Office 365
3 20 (3.11%) SaaS
4 14 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
5 9 (1.40%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.62%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
7 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
7 2 (0.31%) OneDrive
7 2 (0.31%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.16%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.16%) Boomi
8 1 (0.16%) Dropbox
8 1 (0.16%) G Suite
8 1 (0.16%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.48%) Firewall
1 16 (2.48%) Intranet
2 11 (1.71%) DNS
2 11 (1.71%) LAN
3 10 (1.55%) VPN
4 8 (1.24%) WAN
5 7 (1.09%) DHCP
6 6 (0.93%) Internet
6 6 (0.93%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.93%) VoIP
7 4 (0.62%) Skype
8 3 (0.47%) NAS
8 3 (0.47%) Remote Desktop
8 3 (0.47%) SAN
8 3 (0.47%) VLAN
9 2 (0.31%) SMS
10 1 (0.16%) FTP
10 1 (0.16%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.16%) PBX
10 1 (0.16%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 109 (16.93%) SQL Server
2 68 (10.56%) Crystal Reports
3 29 (4.50%) MySQL
4 26 (4.04%) Data Warehouse
5 19 (2.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 18 (2.80%) SAP HANA
7 12 (1.86%) Oracle Reports
8 11 (1.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.40%) MS Access
10 8 (1.24%) Informix
11 6 (0.93%) Power BI
11 6 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (0.78%) Relational Database
13 4 (0.62%) QlikView
13 4 (0.62%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.47%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.47%) Qlik Sense
14 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2016
14 3 (0.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 12 (1.86%) Visual Studio
2 10 (1.55%) JIRA
3 9 (1.40%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.62%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.47%) ClearQuest
5 3 (0.47%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.47%) IntelliJ
6 1 (0.16%) Selenium
General
1 290 (45.03%) Finance
2 244 (37.89%) Advertising
3 131 (20.34%) Manufacturing
4 104 (16.15%) Retail
5 11 (1.71%) Marketing
6 7 (1.09%) Banking
6 7 (1.09%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.78%) French Language
7 5 (0.78%) General Ledger
7 5 (0.78%) German Language
8 4 (0.62%) Billing
8 4 (0.62%) Games
8 4 (0.62%) Publishing
9 3 (0.47%) Legal
9 3 (0.47%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.16%) Front Office
10 1 (0.16%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.16%) Law
10 1 (0.16%) Local Government
10 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 149 (23.14%) Consultant
2 117 (18.17%) Analyst
3 84 (13.04%) Developer
4 63 (9.78%) Project Manager
5 49 (7.61%) Administrator
6 48 (7.45%) Sage Consultant
7 40 (6.21%) Implementation Consultant
8 39 (6.06%) Systems Analyst
9 35 (5.43%) Support Analyst
10 34 (5.28%) ERP Manager
11 33 (5.12%) Applications Support
12 30 (4.66%) IT Support
13 26 (4.04%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
13 26 (4.04%) NetSuite Consultant
14 24 (3.73%) Sage 200 Consultant
15 23 (3.57%) Business Analyst
15 23 (3.57%) ERP Analyst
15 23 (3.57%) ERP Consultant
16 21 (3.26%) ERP Project Manager
16 21 (3.26%) NetSuite Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (6.83%) .NET
2 27 (4.19%) ASP.NET
3 12 (1.86%) XML
4 9 (1.40%) SOAP
5 8 (1.24%) HTML
5 8 (1.24%) jQuery
6 7 (1.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (1.09%) EDI
6 7 (1.09%) Web Services
7 5 (0.78%) JSON
7 5 (0.78%) RESTful
8 4 (0.62%) AngularJS
8 4 (0.62%) REST
9 3 (0.47%) .NET Framework
9 3 (0.47%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (0.47%) React
9 3 (0.47%) XSLT
10 2 (0.31%) Middleware
11 1 (0.16%) Backbone.js
11 1 (0.16%) React Native
Miscellaneous
1 47 (7.30%) Greenfield Project
2 28 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (2.64%) Driving Licence
4 16 (2.48%) Computer Science
4 16 (2.48%) Self-Motivation
5 14 (2.17%) Management Information System
6 13 (2.02%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.24%) EPoS
8 5 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
8 5 (0.78%) FMCG
9 4 (0.62%) Data Centre
9 4 (0.62%) iPhone
9 4 (0.62%) PMI
9 4 (0.62%) Smartcard
10 3 (0.47%) iPad
10 3 (0.47%) User Experience
11 2 (0.31%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.31%) Fintech
11 2 (0.31%) Learning Management System
11 2 (0.31%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 64 (9.94%) Windows
2 27 (4.19%) Windows Server
3 17 (2.64%) Linux
4 14 (2.17%) Windows 10
5 11 (1.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (1.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (1.24%) Android
6 8 (1.24%) Windows 7
7 6 (0.93%) Apple iOS
8 5 (0.78%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.78%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.47%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.31%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 475 (73.76%) ERP
2 212 (32.92%) CRM
3 136 (21.12%) E-Commerce
4 81 (12.58%) Problem-Solving
5 64 (9.94%) Project Management
6 47 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
7 43 (6.68%) Logistics
8 38 (5.90%) Agile Software Development
9 32 (4.97%) Business Analysis
10 30 (4.66%) Presales
11 22 (3.42%) Migration
12 19 (2.95%) Process Improvement
13 18 (2.80%) Stakeholder Management
14 16 (2.48%) Data Analysis
15 15 (2.33%) Analytics
15 15 (2.33%) Data Migration
16 14 (2.17%) Waterfall
17 13 (2.02%) Business Development
17 13 (2.02%) Service Management
18 12 (1.86%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 203 (31.52%) SQL
2 103 (15.99%) JavaScript
3 53 (8.23%) C#
4 26 (4.04%) VBScript
5 17 (2.64%) VBA
6 16 (2.48%) PL/SQL
7 15 (2.33%) X++
8 13 (2.02%) C++
8 13 (2.02%) PHP
9 12 (1.86%) Java
10 9 (1.40%) T-SQL
10 9 (1.40%) VB.NET
11 6 (0.93%) C
11 6 (0.93%) VB
12 5 (0.78%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.62%) Python
13 4 (0.62%) VB6
14 2 (0.31%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.31%) Perl
15 1 (0.16%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 57 (8.85%) ACCA
1 57 (8.85%) CIMA
2 29 (4.50%) Degree
3 28 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 19 (2.95%) AAT
5 11 (1.71%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.24%) MCSE
7 7 (1.09%) PMP
8 5 (0.78%) MCSA
9 4 (0.62%) CBAP
9 4 (0.62%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.62%) IIBA
10 3 (0.47%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.31%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.31%) CCA
11 2 (0.31%) CCAA
11 2 (0.31%) Citrix Certification
11 2 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
12 1 (0.16%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.86%) GDPR
2 9 (1.40%) SLA
3 6 (0.93%) QA
4 2 (0.31%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.16%) IFRS
5 1 (0.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 14 (2.17%) Hyper-V
3 12 (1.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (0.93%) XenApp
5 3 (0.47%) XenServer
6 2 (0.31%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.31%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (0.31%) vSphere
6 2 (0.31%) Xen
6 2 (0.31%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.16%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (0.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (0.31%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (0.16%) WSUS
Vendors
1 380 (59.01%) SAP
2 291 (45.19%) Epicor
3 271 (42.08%) Infor
4 225 (34.94%) Oracle
5 172 (26.71%) Microsoft
6 121 (18.79%) IFS
7 114 (17.70%) Xero
8 101 (15.68%) JD Edwards
9 30 (4.66%) Salesforce.com
10 17 (2.64%) Pegasus
11 15 (2.33%) VMware
12 13 (2.02%) Citrix
12 13 (2.02%) Hyperion
13 11 (1.71%) Cisco
14 7 (1.09%) HP
14 7 (1.09%) Meraki
15 6 (0.93%) Lotus
15 6 (0.93%) Siebel
15 6 (0.93%) Xamarin
16 5 (0.78%) Adobe