Period
to 18 March 2019

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 March 2019 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 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 837 514 609
Rank change year-on-year -323 +95 +264
Permanent jobs citing Sage 281 937 693
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.53% 0.40%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 1.21% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 237 758 595
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £24,250 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £68,750 £62,400
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,375 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +0.94% +6.67% -

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 62,585 77,456 76,312
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.16% 44.11% 44.01%
Number of salaries quoted 48,169 61,409 61,263
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% -

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 March 2019.

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 March 2019. 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 -306 261 £42,500 - 190
UK excluding London -237 193 £40,375 +0.94% 153
London -44 72 £50,000 - 46
South East -69 71 £36,250 -19.44% 34
North of England -82 40 £40,000 - 61
East of England +20 36 £42,500 -10.53% 5
Midlands -67 19 £40,000 +6.67% 27
Yorkshire -21 18 £40,000 +14.29% 19
South West -22 18 £41,250 +14.58% 19
North West -17 17 £41,500 +3.75% 27
West Midlands -45 13 £40,000 - 16
Wales +3 6 £26,000 -32.47% 2
East Midlands -12 6 £38,750 +15.67% 11
North East +1 5 £40,000 -36.00% 15
Scotland -11 3 £49,000 +22.50% 4

For the 6 months to 18 March 2019, 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.

1 131 (46.62%) Finance
2 127 (45.20%) ERP
3 95 (33.81%) SAP
4 94 (33.45%) Microsoft
5 80 (28.47%) SQL
6 70 (24.91%) CRM
7 62 (22.06%) Oracle
8 59 (21.00%) SharePoint
9 57 (20.28%) Project Management
10 56 (19.93%) Microsoft Office
10 56 (19.93%) NetSuite
11 50 (17.79%) JD Edwards
12 49 (17.44%) Windows
13 44 (15.66%) SQL Server
13 44 (15.66%) Active Directory
14 41 (14.59%) Infor
14 41 (14.59%) Workday
15 40 (14.23%) Epicor
15 40 (14.23%) Salesforce.com
16 35 (12.46%) Dynamics NAV
17 33 (11.74%) Sage X3
18 31 (11.03%) Manufacturing
19 30 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
20 29 (10.32%) JavaScript
20 29 (10.32%) Office 365
21 28 (9.96%) Sage 200
21 28 (9.96%) Dynamics CRM
21 28 (9.96%) Dynamics AX
21 28 (9.96%) Retail
21 28 (9.96%) 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 59 (21.00%) SharePoint
2 22 (7.83%) MS Exchange
3 17 (6.05%) WordPress
4 11 (3.91%) Skype for Business
5 9 (3.20%) CMS
5 9 (3.20%) IIS
6 8 (2.85%) Apache
6 8 (2.85%) Drupal
6 8 (2.85%) Joomla!
7 4 (1.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.07%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 56 (19.93%) Microsoft Office
2 26 (9.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 56 (19.93%) NetSuite
2 35 (12.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 33 (11.74%) Sage X3
4 28 (9.96%) Dynamics AX
4 28 (9.96%) Dynamics CRM
4 28 (9.96%) Sage 200
5 17 (6.05%) Lawson
6 15 (5.34%) SAP Business One
7 13 (4.63%) Dynamics GP
7 13 (4.63%) Sage CRM
8 11 (3.91%) Unit4 Business World
9 10 (3.56%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 9 (3.20%) Magento
10 9 (3.20%) Oracle Assets
10 9 (3.20%) Sage 50
11 8 (2.85%) Oracle Financials
11 8 (2.85%) Payment Gateway
12 6 (2.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 4 (1.42%) PeopleSoft HCM
13 4 (1.42%) Sage 500
Cloud Services
1 29 (10.32%) Office 365
2 26 (9.25%) SaaS
3 23 (8.19%) Dynamics 365
4 16 (5.69%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
6 9 (3.20%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (3.20%) Sage Pay
6 9 (3.20%) Slack
7 8 (2.85%) GitHub
8 7 (2.49%) SuccessFactors
9 5 (1.78%) IaaS
9 5 (1.78%) PaaS
9 5 (1.78%) Salesforce Service Cloud
10 4 (1.42%) Force.com
11 3 (1.07%) Amazon SageMaker
11 3 (1.07%) G Suite
11 3 (1.07%) Google Cloud Platform
12 1 (0.36%) Boomi
12 1 (0.36%) FinancialForce
12 1 (0.36%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 20 (7.12%) Firewall
2 13 (4.63%) LAN
2 13 (4.63%) TCP/IP
3 12 (4.27%) DNS
3 12 (4.27%) VPN
4 11 (3.91%) DHCP
4 11 (3.91%) Internet
4 11 (3.91%) Skype
5 9 (3.20%) VLAN
6 8 (2.85%) Cisco IOS
6 8 (2.85%) WAN
7 6 (2.14%) VoIP
8 5 (1.78%) Wireless
9 4 (1.42%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (1.42%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (1.42%) SAN
10 3 (1.07%) Intranet
10 3 (1.07%) SMTP
11 2 (0.71%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.71%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.41%) Crystal Reports
3 10 (3.56%) MySQL
4 8 (2.85%) SQLite
5 7 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.78%) Power BI
7 4 (1.42%) SAP HANA
8 3 (1.07%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.07%) Electronic Patient Records
8 3 (1.07%) MS Access
8 3 (1.07%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (0.71%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.71%) QlikView
9 2 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.36%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 8 (2.85%) Subversion
2 7 (2.49%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.42%) JIRA
3 4 (1.42%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 3 (1.07%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 131 (46.62%) Finance
2 31 (11.03%) Manufacturing
3 28 (9.96%) Retail
4 21 (7.47%) Advertising
5 12 (4.27%) Marketing
6 8 (2.85%) Telecoms
7 7 (2.49%) General Ledger
8 6 (2.14%) Legal
9 4 (1.42%) Back Office
9 4 (1.42%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.71%) Automotive
10 2 (0.71%) Banking
10 2 (0.71%) Billing
10 2 (0.71%) Law
11 1 (0.36%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 64 (22.78%) Analyst
2 56 (19.93%) Consultant
3 33 (11.74%) Administrator
4 29 (10.32%) Developer
5 26 (9.25%) Support Analyst
6 21 (7.47%) IT Manager
7 20 (7.12%) ERP Consultant
7 20 (7.12%) Project Manager
8 19 (6.76%) IT Support
9 17 (6.05%) QA Analyst
10 16 (5.69%) Service Analyst
11 14 (4.98%) Implementation Consultant
11 14 (4.98%) Sage Consultant
11 14 (4.98%) Support Engineer
12 13 (4.63%) Business Analyst
13 11 (3.91%) 2nd Line Support
13 11 (3.91%) Financial Analyst
13 11 (3.91%) IT Engineer
13 11 (3.91%) Software Consultant
14 10 (3.56%) ERP Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (6.05%) .NET
2 14 (4.98%) XML
3 11 (3.91%) HTML
3 11 (3.91%) jQuery
3 11 (3.91%) JSON
4 9 (3.20%) ASP.NET
4 9 (3.20%) CSS
5 8 (2.85%) Ajax
6 5 (1.78%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (1.78%) SOAP
6 5 (1.78%) WinForms
7 4 (1.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (1.42%) EDI
7 4 (1.42%) WCF
7 4 (1.42%) Web Services
8 3 (1.07%) Node.js
8 3 (1.07%) Oracle Fusion
9 2 (0.71%) REST
9 2 (0.71%) XSLT
10 1 (0.36%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (6.76%) Management Information System
3 17 (6.05%) Client/Server
3 17 (6.05%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (4.27%) Enterprise Software
4 12 (4.27%) Fintech
5 8 (2.85%) Replication
5 8 (2.85%) User Experience
6 5 (1.78%) EPoS
7 3 (1.07%) Fat Client
7 3 (1.07%) PDA
7 3 (1.07%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.07%) Smartphone
7 3 (1.07%) Thin Client
8 2 (0.71%) AS400
8 2 (0.71%) CCTV
8 2 (0.71%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.71%) Driving Licence
8 2 (0.71%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.71%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 49 (17.44%) Windows
2 28 (9.96%) Windows 10
3 23 (8.19%) Windows Server
4 18 (6.41%) Android
5 17 (6.05%) Windows 7
6 15 (5.34%) Apple iOS
7 10 (3.56%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (2.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (1.78%) Linux
10 3 (1.07%) Windows 8
10 3 (1.07%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.71%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.71%) Unix
12 1 (0.36%) AIX
12 1 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (45.20%) ERP
2 70 (24.91%) CRM
3 57 (20.28%) Project Management
4 30 (10.68%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (9.96%) Migration
6 27 (9.61%) Problem-Solving
7 19 (6.76%) Analytics
7 19 (6.76%) ITIL
7 19 (6.76%) Service Delivery
7 19 (6.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 19 (6.76%) Test Scripting
8 17 (6.05%) PRINCE2
8 17 (6.05%) System Testing
8 17 (6.05%) Test Planning
8 17 (6.05%) Test Strategy
9 16 (5.69%) Business Intelligence
9 16 (5.69%) Data Migration
10 15 (5.34%) Presales
10 15 (5.34%) Procure-to-Pay
11 14 (4.98%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 80 (28.47%) SQL
2 29 (10.32%) JavaScript
3 26 (9.25%) C#
4 18 (6.41%) Java
5 15 (5.34%) T-SQL
6 13 (4.63%) PowerShell
7 10 (3.56%) PHP
8 9 (3.20%) VBA
9 8 (2.85%) C
10 6 (2.14%) VB
11 5 (1.78%) C++
12 3 (1.07%) Python
12 3 (1.07%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.71%) ActionScript
13 2 (0.71%) ActionScript 2.0
13 2 (0.71%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.71%) XPath
14 1 (0.36%) Perl
14 1 (0.36%) VBScript
14 1 (0.36%) X++
Qualifications
1 17 (6.05%) Degree
2 15 (5.34%) ACCA
3 14 (4.98%) CIMA
4 13 (4.63%) AAT
5 11 (3.91%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (3.20%) PMI Certification
6 9 (3.20%) PMP
7 7 (2.49%) ISEB
8 6 (2.14%) CBAP
8 6 (2.14%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (1.78%) MCITP
10 4 (1.42%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (1.42%) MCP
11 3 (1.07%) CCA
11 3 (1.07%) CCAA
11 3 (1.07%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (1.07%) MCSE
11 3 (1.07%) SC Cleared
11 3 (1.07%) Security Cleared
12 2 (0.71%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (8.19%) SLA
2 17 (6.05%) QA
3 12 (4.27%) GDPR
4 9 (3.20%) PMO
5 2 (0.71%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (15.66%) Active Directory
2 17 (6.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (5.34%) Hyper-V
4 13 (4.63%) Virtual Machines
5 11 (3.91%) XenApp
6 9 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
7 8 (2.85%) VMware Workstation
8 4 (1.42%) VirtualBox
9 2 (0.71%) Virtual Servers
9 2 (0.71%) VMware Server
10 1 (0.36%) Firmware
10 1 (0.36%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.07%) PaperCut
1 3 (1.07%) WSUS
2 1 (0.36%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 95 (33.81%) SAP
2 94 (33.45%) Microsoft
3 62 (22.06%) Oracle
4 50 (17.79%) JD Edwards
5 41 (14.59%) Infor
5 41 (14.59%) Workday
6 40 (14.23%) Epicor
6 40 (14.23%) Salesforce.com
7 22 (7.83%) Cisco
8 21 (7.47%) IFS
8 21 (7.47%) VMware
9 18 (6.41%) Adobe
10 16 (5.69%) Citrix
11 15 (5.34%) Google
12 13 (4.63%) Meraki
13 10 (3.56%) Pegasus
14 8 (2.85%) Avaya
14 8 (2.85%) CODA
14 8 (2.85%) PayPal
14 8 (2.85%) Sun