Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 734 705 818
Rank change year-on-year -29 +113 -121
Permanent jobs citing Sage 457 595 520
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.26% 0.31% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.70% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 365 524 462
UK median annual salary £40,000 £37,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.96% +0.67% -
10th Percentile £25,950 £24,825 £23,125
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,000 £59,875
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +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 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 77589 84606 101873
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.50% 43.90% 46.24%
Number of salaries quoted 60039 68572 82775
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -60 418 £40,000 +1.91% 39
UK excluding London -45 283 £37,500 - 36
London 0 126 £47,500 +11.76% 4
North of England +23 105 £35,000 +6.87% 6
South East +1 78 £40,000 -16.67% 11
North West +10 60 £38,750 -13.89% 2
Yorkshire +13 41 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Midlands +11 38 £40,000 +14.29% 9
South West +11 30 £37,500 +13.64% 3
East Midlands +30 23 £40,250 +23.85% 4
East of England -10 17 £37,500 +19.05% 5
West Midlands -12 13 £40,750 +16.43% 4
Wales +3 8 £35,500 +33.96% 2
Scotland -3 7 £30,000 +7.14%
North East +16 4 £32,000 -22.42% 3

For the 6 months to 24 September 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.

1 290 (63.46%) ERP
2 187 (40.92%) SAP
3 182 (39.82%) Finance
4 150 (32.82%) SQL
5 126 (27.57%) Oracle
6 124 (27.13%) Microsoft
7 121 (26.48%) Advertising
8 109 (23.85%) Epicor
9 106 (23.19%) Infor
10 97 (21.23%) Sage 200
11 92 (20.13%) NetSuite
12 90 (19.69%) CRM
13 79 (17.29%) JD Edwards
14 78 (17.07%) Dynamics AX
15 76 (16.63%) SAP Business One
16 72 (15.75%) Sage X3
17 62 (13.57%) E-Commerce
18 60 (13.13%) Crystal Reports
19 59 (12.91%) JavaScript
20 58 (12.69%) Manufacturing
21 57 (12.47%) Project Management
22 54 (11.82%) SQL Server
23 51 (11.16%) Microsoft Office
24 46 (10.07%) Windows
25 42 (9.19%) C#
26 41 (8.97%) ACCA
26 41 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
27 38 (8.32%) Degree
27 38 (8.32%) HTML
28 37 (8.10%) Salesforce.com

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 17 (3.72%) CMS
2 16 (3.50%) MS Exchange
3 15 (3.28%) SharePoint
4 14 (3.06%) Umbraco
5 10 (2.19%) WordPress
6 7 (1.53%) IIS
7 5 (1.09%) Apache
8 4 (0.88%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.88%) SugarCRM
9 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.44%) SAS
10 1 (0.22%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.22%) LiveCycle
10 1 (0.22%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.22%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 51 (11.16%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (6.13%) Microsoft Excel
3 17 (3.72%) Photoshop
4 13 (2.84%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.31%) SOLIDWORKS
6 4 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (0.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.44%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.44%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.44%) SPSS
8 1 (0.22%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.22%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.22%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 97 (21.23%) Sage 200
2 92 (20.13%) NetSuite
3 78 (17.07%) Dynamics AX
4 76 (16.63%) SAP Business One
5 72 (15.75%) Sage X3
6 36 (7.88%) Dynamics NAV
6 36 (7.88%) Unit4 Business World
7 20 (4.38%) Dynamics CRM
7 20 (4.38%) Dynamics GP
8 17 (3.72%) Sage CRM
9 16 (3.50%) Payment Gateway
10 14 (3.06%) Sage 1000
10 14 (3.06%) Sage 50
11 13 (2.84%) Oracle EBS
12 9 (1.97%) Infor M3
13 7 (1.53%) Cognos Controller
13 7 (1.53%) Magento
14 6 (1.31%) SAP CRM
15 5 (1.09%) Infor SunSystems
15 5 (1.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 33 (7.22%) SaaS
2 25 (5.47%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (5.47%) Office 365
3 21 (4.60%) Sage Pay
4 20 (4.38%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (2.63%) FinancialForce.com
6 11 (2.41%) Force.com
6 11 (2.41%) Intacct
7 8 (1.75%) Dynamics 365
8 5 (1.09%) Google Analytics
9 4 (0.88%) Dropbox
9 4 (0.88%) G Suite
9 4 (0.88%) GitHub
10 2 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.44%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.44%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.44%) Mimecast
11 1 (0.22%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.41%) Firewall
2 6 (1.31%) Network Security
2 6 (1.31%) VLAN
2 6 (1.31%) VPN
3 5 (1.09%) DHCP
3 5 (1.09%) DNS
3 5 (1.09%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (0.88%) FTP
4 4 (0.88%) HTTPS
4 4 (0.88%) Internet
4 4 (0.88%) SSL
4 4 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.88%) WAN
5 3 (0.66%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (0.66%) LAN
5 3 (0.66%) Remote Desktop
5 3 (0.66%) VoIP
6 2 (0.44%) ATM
6 2 (0.44%) NAS
6 2 (0.44%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (13.13%) Crystal Reports
2 54 (11.82%) SQL Server
3 14 (3.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (1.31%) SAP HANA
4 6 (1.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (1.09%) MySQL
5 5 (1.09%) Oracle Database
5 5 (1.09%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (1.09%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 4 (0.88%) Hadoop
6 4 (0.88%) MS Access
6 4 (0.88%) QlikView
6 4 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.66%) Power BI
8 2 (0.44%) BigQuery
8 2 (0.44%) Qlik Sense
8 2 (0.44%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 23 (5.03%) Git (software)
2 18 (3.94%) JIRA
3 13 (2.84%) JIRA Agile
4 5 (1.09%) gulp
5 4 (0.88%) Bitbucket
5 4 (0.88%) Jasmine
5 4 (0.88%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.88%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.44%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.22%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.22%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 182 (39.82%) Finance
2 121 (26.48%) Advertising
3 58 (12.69%) Manufacturing
4 21 (4.60%) Marketing
5 19 (4.16%) Retail
6 4 (0.88%) Back Office
6 4 (0.88%) Billing
6 4 (0.88%) Front Office
6 4 (0.88%) General Ledger
6 4 (0.88%) Law
6 4 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.66%) Automotive
7 3 (0.66%) Games
7 3 (0.66%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.44%) Electronics
9 1 (0.22%) Banking
9 1 (0.22%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.22%) Legal
9 1 (0.22%) Local Government
9 1 (0.22%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 184 (40.26%) Consultant
2 66 (14.44%) Sage Consultant
3 64 (14.00%) Developer
4 58 (12.69%) Analyst
5 41 (8.97%) ERP Consultant
6 36 (7.88%) Sage 200 Consultant
7 29 (6.35%) Business Consultant
8 28 (6.13%) IT Support
9 27 (5.91%) Software Consultant
10 25 (5.47%) Support Analyst
11 24 (5.25%) .NET Developer
11 24 (5.25%) Support Consultant
12 23 (5.03%) C# Developer
13 20 (4.38%) Project Manager
14 19 (4.16%) C# .NET Developer
14 19 (4.16%) ERP Manager
14 19 (4.16%) Implementation Consultant
15 18 (3.94%) Dynamics AX Consultant
15 18 (3.94%) ERP Support
15 18 (3.94%) SAP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (8.32%) HTML
2 35 (7.66%) .NET
3 32 (7.00%) CSS
4 18 (3.94%) AngularJS
5 16 (3.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 15 (3.28%) .NET Framework
7 10 (2.19%) jQuery
7 10 (2.19%) Web Services
8 9 (1.97%) ASP.NET
8 9 (1.97%) CSS3
8 9 (1.97%) Node.js
8 9 (1.97%) XML
9 8 (1.75%) HTML5
10 7 (1.53%) COM
11 6 (1.31%) Ajax
11 6 (1.31%) JSON
12 5 (1.09%) Oracle Fusion
12 5 (1.09%) REST
12 5 (1.09%) Sass
13 4 (0.88%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (7.88%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (4.60%) Computer Science
3 15 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (2.84%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.97%) Driving Licence
6 8 (1.75%) User Experience
7 5 (1.09%) EPoS
7 5 (1.09%) iPad
8 4 (0.88%) NHS
9 3 (0.66%) Cyber Attack
9 3 (0.66%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.66%) iPhone
9 3 (0.66%) PMI
10 2 (0.44%) APACS
10 2 (0.44%) Data Centre
10 2 (0.44%) EMV
10 2 (0.44%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.44%) Replication
10 2 (0.44%) Smartcard
10 2 (0.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 46 (10.07%) Windows
2 26 (5.69%) Windows Server
3 16 (3.50%) Windows 7
4 15 (3.28%) Windows 10
5 11 (2.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (2.19%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (1.97%) Linux
8 4 (0.88%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.88%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.66%) Android
9 3 (0.66%) Ubuntu
9 3 (0.66%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.44%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.44%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.22%) CentOS
11 1 (0.22%) SUSE
11 1 (0.22%) Unix
11 1 (0.22%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 290 (63.46%) ERP
2 90 (19.69%) CRM
3 62 (13.57%) E-Commerce
4 57 (12.47%) Project Management
5 41 (8.97%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (6.13%) Migration
7 27 (5.91%) Presales
8 26 (5.69%) Business Analysis
9 25 (5.47%) Web Development
10 23 (5.03%) Business Development
11 19 (4.16%) MVC
11 19 (4.16%) Time Management
12 18 (3.94%) OO
13 17 (3.72%) Responsive Web Design
14 16 (3.50%) Business Intelligence
15 15 (3.28%) B2B
15 15 (3.28%) Mentoring
16 14 (3.06%) Analytics
16 14 (3.06%) Continuous Integration
16 14 (3.06%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 150 (32.82%) SQL
2 59 (12.91%) JavaScript
3 42 (9.19%) C#
4 19 (4.16%) Java
5 14 (3.06%) T-SQL
6 13 (2.84%) PHP
7 10 (2.19%) C
8 9 (1.97%) VB.NET
9 8 (1.75%) VB
10 7 (1.53%) Progress 4GL
10 7 (1.53%) VBA
11 6 (1.31%) R
12 5 (1.09%) C++
13 4 (0.88%) Objective-C
13 4 (0.88%) PowerShell
13 4 (0.88%) Python
14 1 (0.22%) ES6
14 1 (0.22%) FoxPro (VFP)
14 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
14 1 (0.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 41 (8.97%) ACCA
2 38 (8.32%) Degree
3 36 (7.88%) CIMA
4 8 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (1.31%) AAT
6 5 (1.09%) ISEB
6 5 (1.09%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.09%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.88%) MBA
7 4 (0.88%) MCSA
8 2 (0.44%) MCSE
8 2 (0.44%) PMP
8 2 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.22%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.22%) CISSP
9 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.22%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.19%) QA
2 7 (1.53%) GAAP
3 5 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.88%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.66%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.66%) SLA
6 2 (0.44%) ISO 8583
6 2 (0.44%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (5.25%) Active Directory
2 10 (2.19%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.66%) Docker
6 2 (0.44%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.22%) Kamailio
7 1 (0.22%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.22%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.22%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (0.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 2 (0.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.22%) Backup Exec
2 1 (0.22%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (0.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (0.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 187 (40.92%) SAP
2 126 (27.57%) Oracle
3 124 (27.13%) Microsoft
4 109 (23.85%) Epicor
5 106 (23.19%) Infor
6 79 (17.29%) JD Edwards
7 37 (8.10%) Salesforce.com
8 22 (4.81%) Adobe
9 21 (4.60%) IFS
10 19 (4.16%) Pegasus
10 19 (4.16%) Workday
11 16 (3.50%) WorldPay
12 13 (2.84%) Google
13 11 (2.41%) Cognos
14 8 (1.75%) Cisco
14 8 (1.75%) IBM
14 8 (1.75%) Tableau
14 8 (1.75%) VMware
15 7 (1.53%) SonicWALL
16 6 (1.31%) Dell