Period
to 18 October 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 18 October 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
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 687 743 676
Rank change year-on-year +56 -67 +191
Permanent jobs citing Sage 505 467 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.31% 0.27% 0.33%
As % of the Vendors category 0.72% 0.60% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 422 384 562
UK median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £23,050 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £64,625 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +7.91%

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 70,423 77,636 84,233
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.81% 44.40% 43.94%
Number of salaries quoted 54,591 60,065 68,043
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 18 October 2018.

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 18 October 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 +80 485 £44,000 +10.00% 221
UK excluding London +76 371 £40,000 +3.90% 194
London +24 107 £50,000 +5.26% 41
North of England +26 102 £42,500 +21.43% 60
South East +18 88 £40,000 -5.88% 48
Midlands +50 80 £41,000 - 35
East of England +48 52 £45,000 +16.13% 18
North West +8 51 £42,500 +18.88% 26
West Midlands +64 50 £42,500 +6.25% 27
Yorkshire +42 47 £43,000 +22.86% 21
South West +5 36 £36,250 -3.33% 21
East Midlands -5 29 £36,000 -20.00% 8
Scotland -2 8 £54,500 +81.67% 9
Wales -6 5 £26,000 -30.67% 4
North East -9 4 £42,500 +16.44% 13

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 346 (68.51%) ERP
2 256 (50.69%) SAP
3 248 (49.11%) Finance
4 186 (36.83%) Epicor
5 183 (36.24%) Infor
6 164 (32.48%) CRM
7 151 (29.90%) SQL
8 144 (28.51%) Advertising
9 142 (28.12%) Microsoft
10 140 (27.72%) NetSuite
11 131 (25.94%) Oracle
12 122 (24.16%) SAP Business One
13 98 (19.41%) Manufacturing
13 98 (19.41%) E-Commerce
14 81 (16.04%) JD Edwards
14 81 (16.04%) Sage 200
15 79 (15.64%) Dynamics AX
16 77 (15.25%) Xero
17 67 (13.27%) IFS
17 67 (13.27%) Retail
18 66 (13.07%) Project Management
19 64 (12.67%) SQL Server
20 62 (12.28%) Windows
21 56 (11.09%) Dynamics 365
22 53 (10.50%) Problem-Solving
22 53 (10.50%) JavaScript
23 51 (10.10%) C#
24 50 (9.90%) Crystal Reports
25 47 (9.31%) Dynamics CRM
26 39 (7.72%) Dynamics NAV

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 21 (4.16%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.56%) MS Exchange
3 13 (2.57%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (0.99%) Skype for Business
6 3 (0.59%) IIS
6 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.40%) MS Project Server
7 2 (0.40%) Site Server
7 2 (0.40%) SugarCRM
8 1 (0.20%) Drupal
8 1 (0.20%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.20%) Moodle
8 1 (0.20%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.20%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.20%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.20%) Totara
8 1 (0.20%) Umbraco
Applications
1 34 (6.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 32 (6.34%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (0.79%) Acrobat
4 4 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.40%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (0.20%) Abaqus
6 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.20%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 140 (27.72%) NetSuite
2 122 (24.16%) SAP Business One
3 81 (16.04%) Sage 200
4 79 (15.64%) Dynamics AX
5 47 (9.31%) Dynamics CRM
6 39 (7.72%) Dynamics NAV
7 37 (7.33%) Sage X3
8 16 (3.17%) Sage 1000
9 15 (2.97%) Dynamics GP
9 15 (2.97%) Epicor Tropos
9 15 (2.97%) Sage 500
9 15 (2.97%) Sage CRM
10 13 (2.57%) Lawson
11 11 (2.18%) Oracle Financials
11 11 (2.18%) Unit4 Business World
12 10 (1.98%) BPCS
13 9 (1.78%) HFM
13 9 (1.78%) Infor M3
13 9 (1.78%) Sage 50
14 8 (1.58%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 56 (11.09%) Dynamics 365
2 32 (6.34%) Office 365
3 22 (4.36%) SaaS
4 12 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 6 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.20%) Amazon SageMaker
6 1 (0.20%) Boomi
6 1 (0.20%) Dropbox
6 1 (0.20%) G Suite
6 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.20%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.20%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.57%) Firewall
2 12 (2.38%) WAN
3 11 (2.18%) Intranet
4 10 (1.98%) LAN
5 9 (1.78%) DNS
6 8 (1.58%) VPN
7 6 (1.19%) Internet
7 6 (1.19%) SAN
7 6 (1.19%) VoIP
8 5 (0.99%) DHCP
8 5 (0.99%) Remote Desktop
8 5 (0.99%) Skype
9 4 (0.79%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.59%) 4G
10 3 (0.59%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (0.59%) NAS
10 3 (0.59%) VLAN
10 3 (0.59%) Wireless
11 2 (0.40%) Network Security
12 1 (0.20%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (12.67%) SQL Server
2 50 (9.90%) Crystal Reports
3 17 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (2.57%) SAP HANA
5 12 (2.38%) Power BI
6 8 (1.58%) Informix
7 6 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (1.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (0.79%) QlikView
9 4 (0.79%) Relational Database
10 3 (0.59%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.59%) MS Access
10 3 (0.59%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.59%) Qlik Sense
10 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (0.40%) Big Data
11 2 (0.40%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.40%) SQL Server 2016
12 1 (0.20%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (1.58%) Visual Studio
2 6 (1.19%) JIRA
3 5 (0.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.79%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.59%) ClearQuest
5 3 (0.59%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.59%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.40%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 248 (49.11%) Finance
2 144 (28.51%) Advertising
3 98 (19.41%) Manufacturing
4 67 (13.27%) Retail
5 15 (2.97%) Marketing
6 9 (1.78%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.19%) Banking
7 6 (1.19%) French Language
7 6 (1.19%) Legal
8 5 (0.99%) General Ledger
9 3 (0.59%) Games
9 3 (0.59%) German Language
9 3 (0.59%) Law
9 3 (0.59%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.40%) Billing
10 2 (0.40%) Front Office
10 2 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
11 1 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 127 (25.15%) Consultant
2 77 (15.25%) Analyst
3 66 (13.07%) Project Manager
4 63 (12.48%) Developer
5 43 (8.51%) ERP Manager
6 37 (7.33%) Sage Consultant
7 33 (6.53%) Implementation Consultant
8 31 (6.14%) ERP Project Manager
9 29 (5.74%) Systems Analyst
10 27 (5.35%) IT Support
10 27 (5.35%) NetSuite Consultant
10 27 (5.35%) Support Analyst
11 26 (5.15%) ERP Consultant
12 24 (4.75%) Administrator
13 23 (4.55%) Sage 200 Consultant
14 22 (4.36%) Applications Support
15 17 (3.37%) Senior Manager
15 17 (3.37%) Senior Project Manager
16 15 (2.97%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
16 15 (2.97%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (7.72%) .NET
2 27 (5.35%) ASP.NET
3 10 (1.98%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (1.98%) HTML
3 10 (1.98%) XML
4 9 (1.78%) jQuery
5 8 (1.58%) SOAP
6 6 (1.19%) Web Services
7 5 (0.99%) WCF
7 5 (0.99%) WinForms
8 4 (0.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (0.79%) CSS
8 4 (0.79%) REST
8 4 (0.79%) RESTful
9 3 (0.59%) EDI
9 3 (0.59%) XSLT
10 2 (0.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (0.40%) React
11 1 (0.20%) Backbone.js
11 1 (0.20%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.35%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (2.57%) Driving Licence
4 12 (2.38%) Mobile App
5 10 (1.98%) EPoS
5 10 (1.98%) Management Information System
6 8 (1.58%) Computer Science
7 6 (1.19%) Data Centre
8 4 (0.79%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.59%) FMCG
9 3 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.59%) PDA
9 3 (0.59%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.59%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.40%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.40%) Fintech
10 2 (0.40%) iPad
10 2 (0.40%) iPhone
11 1 (0.20%) CCTV
11 1 (0.20%) Learning Management System
Operating Systems
1 62 (12.28%) Windows
2 30 (5.94%) Windows Server
3 16 (3.17%) Linux
4 15 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (2.77%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (1.78%) Windows 10
7 6 (1.19%) Android
7 6 (1.19%) Ubuntu
8 5 (0.99%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.79%) Apple iOS
9 4 (0.79%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.40%) Mac OS X
10 2 (0.40%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.20%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X Server
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 346 (68.51%) ERP
2 164 (32.48%) CRM
3 98 (19.41%) E-Commerce
4 66 (13.07%) Project Management
5 53 (10.50%) Problem-Solving
6 31 (6.14%) Logistics
7 27 (5.35%) Agile Software Development
8 26 (5.15%) Migration
9 23 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (3.96%) Data Migration
11 17 (3.37%) Analytics
11 17 (3.37%) Presales
12 15 (2.97%) Service Management
12 15 (2.97%) Waterfall
13 14 (2.77%) Document Management
13 14 (2.77%) Time Management
14 13 (2.57%) PRINCE2
15 11 (2.18%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (2.18%) Data Analysis
15 11 (2.18%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 151 (29.90%) SQL
2 53 (10.50%) JavaScript
3 51 (10.10%) C#
4 20 (3.96%) C++
5 13 (2.57%) T-SQL
6 12 (2.38%) PL/SQL
7 10 (1.98%) C
7 10 (1.98%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.39%) Java
9 6 (1.19%) PHP
9 6 (1.19%) VB.NET
9 6 (1.19%) VBA
9 6 (1.19%) X++
10 2 (0.40%) Python
11 1 (0.20%) Delphi
11 1 (0.20%) RPG
11 1 (0.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 37 (7.33%) ACCA
1 37 (7.33%) CIMA
2 28 (5.54%) Microsoft Certification
3 20 (3.96%) Degree
4 16 (3.17%) AAT
5 10 (1.98%) PMI Certification
5 10 (1.98%) PMP
6 5 (0.99%) MCSE
7 4 (0.79%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.59%) CCNA
9 2 (0.40%) CCA
9 2 (0.40%) CCAA
9 2 (0.40%) Citrix Certification
9 2 (0.40%) MCSA
9 2 (0.40%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.20%) APMP
10 1 (0.20%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.20%) MCP
10 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.58%) GDPR
2 7 (1.39%) SLA
3 5 (0.99%) QA
4 2 (0.40%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (0.40%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.20%) IFRS
5 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (4.95%) Active Directory
2 16 (3.17%) Hyper-V
2 16 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (1.58%) XenApp
4 7 (1.39%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (1.19%) XenDesktop
6 5 (0.99%) VirtualBox
6 5 (0.99%) vSphere
7 3 (0.59%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.40%) Firmware
8 2 (0.40%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.40%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.40%) Xen
8 2 (0.40%) XenServer
9 1 (0.20%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (0.59%) FortiGate
1 3 (0.59%) PaperCut
1 3 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (0.59%) WSUS
2 1 (0.20%) SCCM
Vendors
1 256 (50.69%) SAP
2 186 (36.83%) Epicor
3 183 (36.24%) Infor
4 142 (28.12%) Microsoft
5 131 (25.94%) Oracle
6 81 (16.04%) JD Edwards
7 77 (15.25%) Xero
8 67 (13.27%) IFS
9 23 (4.55%) VMware
10 20 (3.96%) Salesforce.com
11 19 (3.76%) Citrix
12 15 (2.97%) Pegasus
13 13 (2.57%) Hyperion
14 11 (2.18%) Cisco
15 10 (1.98%) Meraki
16 7 (1.39%) HP
17 5 (0.99%) Baan
17 5 (0.99%) Sophos
17 5 (0.99%) Veeam
17 5 (0.99%) Xamarin