Period
to 20 August 2017

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 20 August 2017 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
20 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 711 753 814
Rank change year-on-year +42 +61 -125
Permanent jobs citing Sage 499 549 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.28% 0.23%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 0.63% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 402 484 449
UK median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £23,950
90th Percentile £62,375 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +1.33% +7.14% -

Sage is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 78202 87660 100717
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 44.52% 44.46% 46.44%
Number of salaries quoted 60958 71279 81325
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% 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 20 August 2017.

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 20 August 2017. 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 +71 473 £40,000 - 88
UK excluding London +18 330 £38,000 +1.33% 64
North of England +54 133 £35,000 +0.72% 20
London +39 131 £45,000 +1.12% 26
North West +35 87 £40,000 -21.57% 5
South East +27 75 £40,000 -18.37% 14
Midlands +9 57 £40,000 +14.29% 15
Yorkshire +35 43 £35,000 +7.69% 7
South West +20 37 £39,000 +24.80% 8
West Midlands +16 30 £41,500 +18.57% 10
East Midlands +17 25 £39,500 +12.86% 5
East of England -19 20 £37,500 +21.95% 2
Wales -2 4 £35,500 +9.23% 5
Scotland -4 4 £35,000 +22.81%
North East +23 3 £30,000 -20.00% 8

For the 6 months to 20 August 2017, IT jobs citing Sage also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Sage.

1 330 (66.13%) ERP
2 232 (46.49%) Finance
3 179 (35.87%) SAP
4 168 (33.67%) SQL
5 131 (26.25%) Advertising
6 120 (24.05%) NetSuite
7 119 (23.85%) Microsoft
8 117 (23.45%) Oracle
8 117 (23.45%) Sage 200
9 114 (22.85%) Epicor
10 110 (22.04%) Infor
11 105 (21.04%) Sage X3
12 94 (18.84%) CRM
13 84 (16.83%) SAP Business One
14 80 (16.03%) Dynamics AX
15 76 (15.23%) Crystal Reports
16 73 (14.63%) JD Edwards
17 69 (13.83%) E-Commerce
18 64 (12.83%) Manufacturing
19 62 (12.42%) Project Management
20 60 (12.02%) SQL Server
21 56 (11.22%) JavaScript
22 54 (10.82%) Dynamics NAV
23 51 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
24 50 (10.02%) Presales
25 48 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
25 48 (9.62%) Windows
26 43 (8.62%) Pegasus
27 40 (8.02%) Degree
28 36 (7.21%) Unit4 Business World

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 16 (3.21%) MS Exchange
2 15 (3.01%) CMS
3 11 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 10 (2.00%) Umbraco
5 9 (1.80%) IIS
6 7 (1.40%) WordPress
7 4 (0.80%) Apache
8 3 (0.60%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.60%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (0.60%) SugarCRM
9 2 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.40%) SAS
10 1 (0.20%) Exchange Server 2007
10 1 (0.20%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.20%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 48 (9.62%) Microsoft Office
2 32 (6.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (2.40%) Microsoft Project
4 11 (2.20%) Photoshop
5 5 (1.00%) SOLIDWORKS
6 3 (0.60%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.40%) SPSS
8 1 (0.20%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.20%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 120 (24.05%) NetSuite
2 117 (23.45%) Sage 200
3 105 (21.04%) Sage X3
4 84 (16.83%) SAP Business One
5 80 (16.03%) Dynamics AX
6 54 (10.82%) Dynamics NAV
7 36 (7.21%) Unit4 Business World
8 24 (4.81%) Dynamics GP
9 18 (3.61%) Dynamics CRM
9 18 (3.61%) Sage 50
10 17 (3.41%) Sage CRM
11 16 (3.21%) Sage 1000
12 12 (2.40%) Oracle EBS
13 11 (2.20%) Payment Gateway
14 7 (1.40%) Infor M3
15 6 (1.20%) Cognos Controller
15 6 (1.20%) Oracle Assets
15 6 (1.20%) SAP S/4HANA
16 5 (1.00%) Line 50
16 5 (1.00%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (5.41%) SaaS
2 19 (3.81%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (3.81%) Office 365
3 16 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (3.21%) Sage Pay
4 11 (2.20%) Force.com
4 11 (2.20%) Intacct
5 8 (1.60%) Google Analytics
6 7 (1.40%) FinancialForce.com
7 6 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
7 6 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.80%) Dropbox
8 4 (0.80%) G Suite
9 3 (0.60%) GitHub
10 2 (0.40%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.20%) iTunes
11 1 (0.20%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.80%) Firewall
2 7 (1.40%) TCP/IP
3 6 (1.20%) DHCP
3 6 (1.20%) DNS
4 5 (1.00%) Broadband
4 5 (1.00%) FTP
4 5 (1.00%) VLAN
4 5 (1.00%) VPN
5 3 (0.60%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.60%) LAN
5 3 (0.60%) SSL
5 3 (0.60%) VoIP
5 3 (0.60%) WAN
6 2 (0.40%) ATM
6 2 (0.40%) Internet
6 2 (0.40%) Intranet
6 2 (0.40%) Network Security
6 2 (0.40%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (0.40%) Skype
6 2 (0.40%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (15.23%) Crystal Reports
2 60 (12.02%) SQL Server
3 24 (4.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (1.40%) MS Access
6 7 (1.40%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.20%) BigQuery
7 6 (1.20%) MySQL
7 6 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (1.20%) Qlik Sense
7 6 (1.20%) SAP HANA
8 5 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (1.00%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (1.00%) QlikView
8 5 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (0.80%) DTS
9 4 (0.80%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.60%) Data Mart
Development Applications
1 15 (3.01%) Git (software)
2 13 (2.61%) JIRA
3 10 (2.00%) JIRA Agile
4 3 (0.60%) Bitbucket
4 3 (0.60%) Jasmine
5 2 (0.40%) gulp
6 1 (0.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.20%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.20%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.20%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 232 (46.49%) Finance
2 131 (26.25%) Advertising
3 64 (12.83%) Manufacturing
4 29 (5.81%) Retail
5 22 (4.41%) Marketing
6 7 (1.40%) Banking
6 7 (1.40%) General Ledger
6 7 (1.40%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.00%) Back Office
7 5 (1.00%) Billing
8 4 (0.80%) Automotive
8 4 (0.80%) Law
9 3 (0.60%) Front Office
9 3 (0.60%) German Language
9 3 (0.60%) Private Banking
10 2 (0.40%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.40%) Electronics
10 2 (0.40%) Legal
11 1 (0.20%) Games
11 1 (0.20%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 211 (42.28%) Consultant
2 89 (17.84%) Sage Consultant
3 71 (14.23%) Analyst
4 68 (13.63%) Developer
5 64 (12.83%) Software Consultant
6 41 (8.22%) ERP Consultant
7 37 (7.41%) Implementation Consultant
8 36 (7.21%) Sage 200 Consultant
9 31 (6.21%) Support Analyst
10 27 (5.41%) Business Consultant
10 27 (5.41%) Software Implementation Consultant
10 27 (5.41%) Support Consultant
11 23 (4.61%) .NET Developer
12 21 (4.21%) IT Support
12 21 (4.21%) Project Manager
13 20 (4.01%) Administrator
13 20 (4.01%) SAP Consultant
14 19 (3.81%) Senior Consultant
15 18 (3.61%) ERP Support
16 17 (3.41%) SAP Business One Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.01%) .NET
2 33 (6.61%) HTML
3 26 (5.21%) CSS
4 14 (2.81%) AngularJS
5 12 (2.40%) .NET Framework
6 11 (2.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 11 (2.20%) XML
7 10 (2.00%) ASP.NET
8 8 (1.60%) jQuery
8 8 (1.60%) Web Services
9 7 (1.40%) Ajax
9 7 (1.40%) JSON
9 7 (1.40%) REST
10 6 (1.20%) COM
10 6 (1.20%) CSS3
10 6 (1.20%) EDI
10 6 (1.20%) Node.js
11 5 (1.00%) HTML5
12 4 (0.80%) Oracle Fusion
13 3 (0.60%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 51 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (3.81%) Computer Science
3 14 (2.81%) Management Information System
4 12 (2.40%) Greenfield Project
5 11 (2.20%) iPad
6 6 (1.20%) User Experience
7 5 (1.00%) Driving Licence
7 5 (1.00%) NHS
8 4 (0.80%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.60%) Cyber Attack
9 3 (0.60%) EPoS
9 3 (0.60%) FMCG
9 3 (0.60%) iPhone
10 2 (0.40%) APACS
10 2 (0.40%) Chip and PIN
10 2 (0.40%) EFT
10 2 (0.40%) EFTPOS
10 2 (0.40%) EMV
10 2 (0.40%) Replication
10 2 (0.40%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 48 (9.62%) Windows
2 25 (5.01%) Windows Server
3 16 (3.21%) Windows 7
4 12 (2.40%) Windows 10
5 11 (2.20%) Linux
6 8 (1.60%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (1.40%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.80%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.80%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.80%) Unix
9 3 (0.60%) Apple iOS
9 3 (0.60%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.60%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.40%) VyOS
10 2 (0.40%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.20%) Android
11 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 330 (66.13%) ERP
2 94 (18.84%) CRM
3 69 (13.83%) E-Commerce
4 62 (12.42%) Project Management
5 50 (10.02%) Presales
6 34 (6.81%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (6.21%) Business Analysis
7 31 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
8 28 (5.61%) Customer Requirements
9 27 (5.41%) Migration
10 26 (5.21%) Business Development
11 21 (4.21%) Business Process Mapping
12 20 (4.01%) Web Development
13 18 (3.61%) Analytics
14 17 (3.41%) Time Management
15 15 (3.01%) Mentoring
15 15 (3.01%) MVC
16 14 (2.81%) OO
17 12 (2.40%) Data Migration
18 11 (2.20%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 168 (33.67%) SQL
2 56 (11.22%) JavaScript
3 36 (7.21%) C#
4 16 (3.21%) Java
4 16 (3.21%) T-SQL
4 16 (3.21%) VB.NET
5 10 (2.00%) C
5 10 (2.00%) PHP
6 8 (1.60%) R
6 8 (1.60%) VB
7 7 (1.40%) Progress 4GL
7 7 (1.40%) VBA
8 6 (1.20%) Python
9 5 (1.00%) C++
10 3 (0.60%) Objective-C
10 3 (0.60%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.20%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.20%) ES6
11 1 (0.20%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.20%) SOQL
Qualifications
1 40 (8.02%) Degree
2 36 (7.21%) ACCA
3 31 (6.21%) CIMA
4 9 (1.80%) AAT
5 5 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.00%) ISEB
5 5 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.80%) ISTQB
6 4 (0.80%) MBA
7 3 (0.60%) MCSA
8 2 (0.40%) APMP
8 2 (0.40%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.40%) MCSE
8 2 (0.40%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.40%) PMP
8 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.40%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.20%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.20%) CISSP
9 1 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.00%) PMO
1 5 (1.00%) QA
2 4 (0.80%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.80%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 3 (0.60%) SLA
4 2 (0.40%) GAAP
4 2 (0.40%) ISO 8583
5 1 (0.20%) IFRS
5 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (5.21%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (1.00%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.40%) XenServer
6 1 (0.20%) Kamailio
6 1 (0.20%) Terminal Services
6 1 (0.20%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (0.20%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (0.20%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.40%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (0.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.20%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 179 (35.87%) SAP
2 119 (23.85%) Microsoft
3 117 (23.45%) Oracle
4 114 (22.85%) Epicor
5 110 (22.04%) Infor
6 73 (14.63%) JD Edwards
7 43 (8.62%) Pegasus
8 35 (7.01%) Salesforce.com
9 24 (4.81%) IFS
10 20 (4.01%) Sun
11 19 (3.81%) Workday
12 15 (3.01%) Adobe
13 13 (2.61%) Google
14 12 (2.40%) Cognos
14 12 (2.40%) WorldPay
15 10 (2.00%) IBM
16 9 (1.80%) Tableau
17 8 (1.60%) Citrix
18 6 (1.20%) SonicWALL
19 5 (1.00%) Zoho