Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 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
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 560 719 658
Rank change year-on-year +159 -61 -2
Permanent jobs citing Sage 606 447 628
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 0.64% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 239 368 512
UK median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.76% +1.19% +5.00%
10th Percentile £25,900 £22,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,250 £73,750 £66,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% - +5.26%

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 58,208 70,008 80,362
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.45% 42.80% 44.46%
Number of salaries quoted 44,470 54,279 62,162
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
10th Percentile £27,250 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -

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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +191 593 £37,500 -11.76% 115
UK excluding London +163 462 £35,000 -12.50% 100
North of England +144 212 £35,000 -12.50% 21
South East +104 145 £35,000 -12.50% 21
London +129 137 £45,000 -10.00% 27
North West +98 118 £33,750 -15.63% 8
North East +86 83 - - 2
South West +28 46 £35,000 - 11
Midlands +4 27 £42,500 +11.84% 24
East of England +48 25 £55,000 +22.22% 11
West Midlands +2 16 £42,500 -2.86% 19
East Midlands -2 11 £40,000 +11.11% 4
Yorkshire -28 11 £35,000 -6.67% 11
Wales +16 7 £23,000 -11.54% 3
Scotland +21 3 - - 8

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 281 (46.37%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (43.23%) Problem-Solving
3 256 (42.24%) Software Engineering
4 166 (27.39%) JavaScript
5 160 (26.40%) SQL
6 145 (23.93%) .NET
7 137 (22.61%) ERP
8 135 (22.28%) C#
9 129 (21.29%) Microsoft
10 123 (20.30%) AWS
11 119 (19.64%) Java
12 112 (18.48%) Computer Science
13 111 (18.32%) Degree
14 96 (15.84%) Salesforce.com
15 93 (15.35%) Azure
16 89 (14.69%) jQuery
16 89 (14.69%) Finance
17 85 (14.03%) Swagger
18 84 (13.86%) SaaS
19 79 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
19 79 (13.04%) Product Roadmap
20 76 (12.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 75 (12.38%) AngularJS
21 75 (12.38%) Scrum
22 74 (12.21%) Architectural Design
23 73 (12.05%) Visualforce
23 73 (12.05%) Apex Code
23 73 (12.05%) Backbone.js
23 73 (12.05%) Web Application Development
24 67 (11.06%) SAP

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 44 (7.26%) Confluence
2 33 (5.45%) MS Exchange
2 33 (5.45%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.49%) IIS
3 9 (1.49%) SAS
4 6 (0.99%) Apache
5 4 (0.66%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (0.50%) nginx
6 3 (0.50%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.50%) WordPress
7 2 (0.33%) CMS
8 1 (0.17%) Exchange Server 2013
8 1 (0.17%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.17%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.17%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 49 (8.09%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (3.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.33%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.17%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 42 (6.93%) NetSuite
2 39 (6.44%) Sage X3
3 33 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
4 32 (5.28%) Sage 200
5 26 (4.29%) Dynamics AX
6 25 (4.13%) Dynamics NAV
7 16 (2.64%) SAP Business One
8 10 (1.65%) GoldMine
9 9 (1.49%) Exchequer
9 9 (1.49%) Sage CRM
10 6 (0.99%) Dynamics GP
10 6 (0.99%) Lawson
10 6 (0.99%) Magento
10 6 (0.99%) SAP BPC
11 5 (0.83%) Line 500
11 5 (0.83%) Sage 50
12 4 (0.66%) Infor M3
12 4 (0.66%) Sage 1000
13 3 (0.50%) Line 50
13 3 (0.50%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 123 (20.30%) AWS
2 93 (15.35%) Azure
3 84 (13.86%) SaaS
4 44 (7.26%) Serverless
5 42 (6.93%) Sage Pay
6 41 (6.77%) Amazon EC2
7 40 (6.60%) Amazon S3
7 40 (6.60%) Amazon SQS
7 40 (6.60%) AWS Lambda
8 30 (4.95%) Office 365
9 22 (3.63%) Dynamics 365
10 11 (1.82%) Power Platform
11 8 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (0.83%) IaaS
13 3 (0.50%) G Suite
14 2 (0.33%) Amazon SageMaker
15 1 (0.17%) Boomi
15 1 (0.17%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.63%) Firewall
2 20 (3.30%) WAN
3 18 (2.97%) DNS
4 15 (2.48%) LAN
4 15 (2.48%) VPN
5 14 (2.31%) Remote Desktop
6 12 (1.98%) VoIP
7 11 (1.82%) TCP/IP
8 10 (1.65%) SAN
9 8 (1.32%) DHCP
9 8 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (1.32%) Wireless
10 7 (1.16%) NAS
10 7 (1.16%) VLAN
11 6 (0.99%) Fibre Channel
11 6 (0.99%) Network Security
12 5 (0.83%) IPsec
12 5 (0.83%) IPv4
13 4 (0.66%) 4G
13 4 (0.66%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (10.40%) SQL Server
2 44 (7.26%) MongoDB
3 34 (5.61%) Big Data
4 25 (4.13%) Crystal Reports
5 23 (3.80%) MySQL
6 21 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (1.82%) Power BI
8 9 (1.49%) QlikView
9 8 (1.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (1.16%) MS Access
11 6 (0.99%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (0.83%) Qlik Sense
12 5 (0.83%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (0.66%) NoSQL
14 3 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
14 3 (0.50%) Informix
14 3 (0.50%) MariaDB
14 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2012
14 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (0.50%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 46 (7.59%) JIRA
2 45 (7.43%) Git (software)
3 39 (6.44%) IntelliJ
3 39 (6.44%) Jenkins
4 30 (4.95%) JUnit
4 30 (4.95%) TestNG
5 9 (1.49%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.83%) Bitbucket
7 4 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.33%) Subversion
10 1 (0.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 89 (14.69%) Finance
2 34 (5.61%) Manufacturing
3 25 (4.13%) Retail
4 10 (1.65%) Billing
5 7 (1.16%) Marketing
6 4 (0.66%) French Language
7 3 (0.50%) Games
7 3 (0.50%) Local Government
8 2 (0.33%) Advertising
8 2 (0.33%) Banking
8 2 (0.33%) Electronics
9 1 (0.17%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.17%) Automotive
9 1 (0.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 148 (24.42%) Software Engineer
2 116 (19.14%) Senior Software Engineer
3 115 (18.98%) Developer
4 74 (12.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 51 (8.42%) Analyst
6 47 (7.76%) Consultant
6 47 (7.76%) Senior Developer
7 41 (6.77%) Senior Front-End Developer
7 41 (6.77%) Team Leader
8 40 (6.60%) Development Team Leader
9 39 (6.44%) Java Engineer
9 39 (6.44%) Java Software Engineer
9 39 (6.44%) Senior Java Engineer
9 39 (6.44%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 34 (5.61%) Principal Engineer
11 30 (4.95%) QA Engineer
11 30 (4.95%) Senior QA Engineer
12 27 (4.46%) Applications Support
13 25 (4.13%) Support Analyst
13 25 (4.13%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (23.93%) .NET
2 89 (14.69%) jQuery
3 85 (14.03%) Swagger
4 76 (12.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 75 (12.38%) AngularJS
6 73 (12.05%) Backbone.js
6 73 (12.05%) Visualforce
7 47 (7.76%) .NET Framework
8 45 (7.43%) Node.js
9 36 (5.94%) .NET Core
9 36 (5.94%) Redux
10 34 (5.61%) REST
11 31 (5.12%) SOAP
12 30 (4.95%) ASP.NET
13 29 (4.79%) HTML
14 23 (3.80%) CSS
15 13 (2.15%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (2.15%) Web Services
16 12 (1.98%) JSON
17 10 (1.65%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 79 (13.04%) Enterprise Software
2 39 (6.44%) Driving Licence
3 16 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (1.98%) Management Information System
5 8 (1.32%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (0.83%) Replication
7 4 (0.66%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.66%) Private Cloud
7 4 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
8 3 (0.50%) Clustering
8 3 (0.50%) iPad
8 3 (0.50%) iPhone
8 3 (0.50%) LIMS
8 3 (0.50%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.33%) FMCG
10 1 (0.17%) AS400
10 1 (0.17%) BBC
10 1 (0.17%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.17%) Data Structures
10 1 (0.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 67 (11.06%) Windows
2 34 (5.61%) Linux
3 33 (5.45%) Windows Server
4 30 (4.95%) Windows 10
5 18 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (2.15%) Android
7 12 (1.98%) Windows 7
8 10 (1.65%) Apple iOS
9 5 (0.83%) Unix
10 4 (0.66%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.50%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.17%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.17%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (46.37%) Agile Software Development
2 262 (43.23%) Problem-Solving
3 256 (42.24%) Software Engineering
4 137 (22.61%) ERP
5 112 (18.48%) Computer Science
6 79 (13.04%) Product Roadmap
7 75 (12.38%) Scrum
8 74 (12.21%) Architectural Design
9 73 (12.05%) Web Application Development
10 60 (9.90%) CRM
11 55 (9.08%) E-Commerce
12 48 (7.92%) TDD
13 44 (7.26%) Coaching
14 43 (7.10%) Mentoring
15 40 (6.60%) Microservices
16 39 (6.44%) CQRS
16 39 (6.44%) Domain-Driven Design
16 39 (6.44%) Pair Programming
16 39 (6.44%) Threat Modelling
17 37 (6.11%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 166 (27.39%) JavaScript
2 160 (26.40%) SQL
3 135 (22.28%) C#
4 119 (19.64%) Java
5 73 (12.05%) Apex Code
6 26 (4.29%) PowerShell
7 18 (2.97%) PHP
8 13 (2.15%) T-SQL
9 10 (1.65%) Shell Script
10 5 (0.83%) C
10 5 (0.83%) Python
11 4 (0.66%) VB.NET
12 3 (0.50%) PHP 7
12 3 (0.50%) VB
12 3 (0.50%) VBA
13 1 (0.17%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.17%) Go
13 1 (0.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 111 (18.32%) Degree
2 65 (10.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 30 (4.95%) ISTQB
3 30 (4.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 12 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (1.65%) MCSA
6 9 (1.49%) MCSE
7 5 (0.83%) PMI Certification
7 5 (0.83%) PMP
8 4 (0.66%) CCNA
8 4 (0.66%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.50%) ACCA
10 2 (0.33%) PhD
11 1 (0.17%) A+ Certification
11 1 (0.17%) AAT
11 1 (0.17%) CIMA
11 1 (0.17%) MCP
11 1 (0.17%) MCTS
11 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.95%) QA
2 12 (1.98%) SLA
3 10 (1.65%) GDPR
4 7 (1.16%) PMO
5 4 (0.66%) PMBOK
6 2 (0.33%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.17%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 43 (7.10%) Active Directory
2 33 (5.45%) Hyper-V
3 14 (2.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.49%) DFS Replication
4 9 (1.49%) XenApp
5 8 (1.32%) vSphere
6 3 (0.50%) BitLocker
7 2 (0.33%) NFS
7 2 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.33%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.33%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.17%) Docker
8 1 (0.17%) Firmware
8 1 (0.17%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (3.63%) WSUS
2 9 (1.49%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (1.16%) McAfee ePO
4 4 (0.66%) PaperCut
5 3 (0.50%) SCCM
6 2 (0.33%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.17%) Ansible
7 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.17%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.17%) Terraform
Vendors
1 129 (21.29%) Microsoft
2 96 (15.84%) Salesforce.com
3 67 (11.06%) SAP
4 38 (6.27%) Oracle
5 28 (4.62%) VMware
6 27 (4.46%) JD Edwards
7 18 (2.97%) Epicor
8 17 (2.81%) Cisco
8 17 (2.81%) Xero
9 13 (2.15%) Citrix
10 12 (1.98%) IFS
10 12 (1.98%) Sun
11 10 (1.65%) Infor
12 9 (1.49%) IronPort
12 9 (1.49%) Juniper
12 9 (1.49%) McAfee
12 9 (1.49%) ServiceNow
13 6 (0.99%) Orchard
13 6 (0.99%) Pegasus
13 6 (0.99%) Sophos