Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 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
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 593 646 841
Rank change year-on-year +53 +195 -65
Permanent jobs citing Sage 745 599 489
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.35% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.98% 0.79% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 623 496 440
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £58,625 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% +1.43%

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 75,916 76,213 90,904
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.18% 44.33% 45.26%
Number of salaries quoted 59,538 60,863 74,111
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +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 17 June 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 17 June 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 +69 699 £42,500 +6.25% 101
UK excluding London +60 528 £40,000 +6.67% 85
London +20 170 £50,000 +11.11% 15
North of England -9 142 £40,000 +3.90% 27
Midlands +45 122 £37,500 -1.32% 25
South East +14 116 £35,000 -9.09% 13
East of England +46 73 £50,000 +33.33% 7
West Midlands +32 71 £42,500 +6.25% 20
North West -16 68 £40,000 - 12
Yorkshire +28 61 £37,500 +7.14% 11
East Midlands +29 49 £35,000 -6.67% 5
South West +6 48 £35,000 -7.89% 9
Scotland -11 19 £40,000 +12.68% 3
North East -15 13 £60,000 +100.00% 4
Wales -3 6 £48,500 +49.23% 1
Northern Ireland +9 2 £28,000 +43.59%

For the 6 months to 17 June 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.

1 572 (76.78%) ERP
2 450 (60.40%) SAP
3 354 (47.52%) Epicor
4 331 (44.43%) Infor
5 312 (41.88%) Finance
6 299 (40.13%) Advertising
7 287 (38.52%) Oracle
8 247 (33.15%) SQL
9 238 (31.95%) NetSuite
10 226 (30.34%) CRM
11 214 (28.72%) Microsoft
12 175 (23.49%) Manufacturing
13 166 (22.28%) Dynamics AX
14 161 (21.61%) SAP Business One
15 153 (20.54%) IFS
16 134 (17.99%) E-Commerce
17 126 (16.91%) JD Edwards
18 116 (15.57%) Xero
19 103 (13.83%) Crystal Reports
19 103 (13.83%) Retail
20 101 (13.56%) SQL Server
21 99 (13.29%) Dynamics 365
22 96 (12.89%) Sage X3
23 86 (11.54%) JavaScript
24 77 (10.34%) Logistics
25 76 (10.20%) Sage 200
26 71 (9.53%) Problem-Solving
27 70 (9.40%) Dynamics NAV
28 69 (9.26%) ACCA
29 68 (9.13%) C#

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 19 (2.55%) SharePoint
2 13 (1.74%) MS Exchange
3 6 (0.81%) IBM Notes
4 5 (0.67%) CMS
5 4 (0.54%) Confluence
5 4 (0.54%) IIS
5 4 (0.54%) MTS
5 4 (0.54%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (0.27%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (0.27%) Moodle
6 2 (0.27%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.27%) Totara
7 1 (0.13%) Drupal
7 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.13%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 46 (6.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (3.36%) Microsoft Office
3 13 (1.74%) Spreadsheet
4 11 (1.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.54%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.40%) Adobe Premiere
6 3 (0.40%) LibreOffice
6 3 (0.40%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 2 (0.27%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Project
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.13%) Revit
8 1 (0.13%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 238 (31.95%) NetSuite
2 166 (22.28%) Dynamics AX
3 161 (21.61%) SAP Business One
4 96 (12.89%) Sage X3
5 76 (10.20%) Sage 200
6 70 (9.40%) Dynamics NAV
7 62 (8.32%) Dynamics CRM
8 40 (5.37%) Dynamics GP
9 31 (4.16%) BPCS
10 28 (3.76%) Sage 1000
11 27 (3.62%) Sage 500
12 22 (2.95%) Infor M3
13 18 (2.42%) Epicor Tropos
14 14 (1.88%) Sage CRM
15 12 (1.61%) SAP ERP
16 10 (1.34%) Line 500
17 9 (1.21%) HFM
17 9 (1.21%) Infor LN
17 9 (1.21%) Sage BI
17 9 (1.21%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 99 (13.29%) Dynamics 365
2 31 (4.16%) Office 365
3 17 (2.28%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (1.61%) SaaS
5 9 (1.21%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (1.07%) Sage Pay
7 5 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.54%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 3 (0.40%) FinancialForce
9 3 (0.40%) G Suite
10 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
10 2 (0.27%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.27%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.13%) Boomi
11 1 (0.13%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.13%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.13%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.42%) Firewall
2 16 (2.15%) Intranet
3 15 (2.01%) VoIP
4 14 (1.88%) LAN
5 12 (1.61%) DNS
6 11 (1.48%) VPN
7 10 (1.34%) DHCP
7 10 (1.34%) WAN
8 8 (1.07%) Internet
9 6 (0.81%) ATM
9 6 (0.81%) TCP/IP
9 6 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (0.67%) VLAN
11 4 (0.54%) NAS
11 4 (0.54%) Network Security
11 4 (0.54%) Skype
12 2 (0.27%) FTP
12 2 (0.27%) Remote Desktop
12 2 (0.27%) SMS
13 1 (0.13%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 103 (13.83%) Crystal Reports
2 101 (13.56%) SQL Server
3 33 (4.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (3.89%) MySQL
5 25 (3.36%) Data Warehouse
6 23 (3.09%) SAP HANA
7 17 (2.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
9 12 (1.61%) MS Access
10 9 (1.21%) QlikView
10 9 (1.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (0.81%) Informix
11 6 (0.81%) Relational Database
12 5 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (0.54%) BusinessObjects
14 3 (0.40%) Data Mining
14 3 (0.40%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.40%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (1.48%) Visual Studio
2 9 (1.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (0.94%) JIRA
4 2 (0.27%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.27%) Git (software)
4 2 (0.27%) IntelliJ
5 1 (0.13%) Selenium
5 1 (0.13%) webpack
General
1 312 (41.88%) Finance
2 299 (40.13%) Advertising
3 175 (23.49%) Manufacturing
4 103 (13.83%) Retail
5 11 (1.48%) Marketing
6 10 (1.34%) Billing
7 4 (0.54%) Banking
7 4 (0.54%) Publishing
8 3 (0.40%) Back Office
8 3 (0.40%) French Language
8 3 (0.40%) Games
8 3 (0.40%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.27%) German Language
9 2 (0.27%) Law
10 1 (0.13%) Front Office
10 1 (0.13%) Legal
10 1 (0.13%) Military
10 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 207 (27.79%) Consultant
2 138 (18.52%) Analyst
3 74 (9.93%) Sage Consultant
4 73 (9.80%) Developer
5 57 (7.65%) Administrator
6 52 (6.98%) Project Manager
6 52 (6.98%) Support Analyst
7 50 (6.71%) ERP Consultant
7 50 (6.71%) Implementation Consultant
8 40 (5.37%) Dynamics AX Consultant
9 39 (5.23%) Systems Analyst
10 34 (4.56%) Applications Support
10 34 (4.56%) ERP Manager
11 30 (4.03%) ERP Analyst
11 30 (4.03%) ERP Support
12 29 (3.89%) Business Analyst
13 28 (3.76%) Sage Support
14 27 (3.62%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
14 27 (3.62%) IT Support
14 27 (3.62%) Sage 200 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (6.71%) .NET
2 25 (3.36%) ASP.NET
3 11 (1.48%) HTML
4 10 (1.34%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (1.34%) jQuery
4 10 (1.34%) XML
5 7 (0.94%) EDI
6 6 (0.81%) CSS
6 6 (0.81%) JSON
7 5 (0.67%) AngularJS
7 5 (0.67%) Web Services
8 4 (0.54%) React
8 4 (0.54%) SOAP
9 3 (0.40%) .NET Framework
10 2 (0.27%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (0.27%) Middleware
10 2 (0.27%) REST
10 2 (0.27%) RESTful
10 2 (0.27%) XSLT
11 1 (0.13%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 53 (7.11%) Greenfield Project
2 29 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.09%) Computer Science
4 17 (2.28%) Driving Licence
5 13 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
6 10 (1.34%) Management Information System
7 8 (1.07%) EPoS
7 8 (1.07%) Smartcard
8 6 (0.81%) APACS
8 6 (0.81%) Chip and PIN
8 6 (0.81%) EFT
8 6 (0.81%) EMV
9 5 (0.67%) EFTPOS
9 5 (0.67%) FMCG
9 5 (0.67%) Mobile App
10 4 (0.54%) Analytical Mindset
10 4 (0.54%) PMI
11 3 (0.40%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.40%) iPhone
11 3 (0.40%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 64 (8.59%) Windows
2 31 (4.16%) Windows Server
3 20 (2.68%) Linux
4 16 (2.15%) Windows 10
5 15 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (1.34%) Windows 7
7 8 (1.07%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.81%) Android
9 5 (0.67%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.54%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.54%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.40%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.13%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 572 (76.78%) ERP
2 226 (30.34%) CRM
3 134 (17.99%) E-Commerce
4 77 (10.34%) Logistics
5 71 (9.53%) Problem-Solving
6 54 (7.25%) Project Management
7 51 (6.85%) Business Intelligence
8 47 (6.31%) Presales
9 39 (5.23%) Business Analysis
10 37 (4.97%) Agile Software Development
11 28 (3.76%) Process Improvement
12 23 (3.09%) Analytics
13 22 (2.95%) Business Development
14 21 (2.82%) Migration
15 20 (2.68%) PRINCE2
16 18 (2.42%) Stakeholder Management
17 16 (2.15%) Data Analysis
18 14 (1.88%) Data Migration
19 13 (1.74%) Budgeting and Forecasting
19 13 (1.74%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 247 (33.15%) SQL
2 86 (11.54%) JavaScript
3 68 (9.13%) C#
4 26 (3.49%) VBScript
5 25 (3.36%) C++
6 16 (2.15%) VBA
7 14 (1.88%) X++
8 13 (1.74%) PL/SQL
9 12 (1.61%) Java
10 11 (1.48%) PHP
10 11 (1.48%) T-SQL
11 10 (1.34%) C
11 10 (1.34%) VB.NET
12 6 (0.81%) VB
13 5 (0.67%) RPG
14 4 (0.54%) PowerShell
14 4 (0.54%) Python
14 4 (0.54%) VB6
15 2 (0.27%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.27%) Perl
Qualifications
1 69 (9.26%) ACCA
2 66 (8.86%) CIMA
3 35 (4.70%) Degree
4 32 (4.30%) AAT
5 27 (3.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (1.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (1.21%) PMI Certification
8 8 (1.07%) MCSE
9 6 (0.81%) MCSA
10 5 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (0.67%) PMP
11 4 (0.54%) CBAP
11 4 (0.54%) IIBA
12 3 (0.40%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.40%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.27%) CCNA
13 2 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.27%) MCP
13 2 (0.27%) Numerate Degree
14 1 (0.13%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.61%) GDPR
2 6 (0.81%) SLA
3 4 (0.54%) ISO 8583
3 4 (0.54%) QA
4 3 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.40%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.13%) IFRS
System Software
1 31 (4.16%) Active Directory
2 14 (1.88%) Hyper-V
2 14 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.67%) XenApp
4 4 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.40%) vSphere
6 1 (0.13%) Docker
6 1 (0.13%) Firmware
6 1 (0.13%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.13%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.13%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (0.13%) Rancher
2 1 (0.13%) ThinApp
2 1 (0.13%) WSUS
Vendors
1 450 (60.40%) SAP
2 354 (47.52%) Epicor
3 331 (44.43%) Infor
4 287 (38.52%) Oracle
5 214 (28.72%) Microsoft
6 153 (20.54%) IFS
7 126 (16.91%) JD Edwards
8 116 (15.57%) Xero
9 30 (4.03%) Salesforce.com
10 19 (2.55%) VMware
11 14 (1.88%) Cisco
12 13 (1.74%) Hyperion
13 11 (1.48%) Citrix
14 8 (1.07%) Pegasus
14 8 (1.07%) Siebel
14 8 (1.07%) WorldPay
15 7 (0.94%) Xamarin
16 6 (0.81%) TSYS
16 6 (0.81%) VeriFone
16 6 (0.81%) VocaLink