Period
to 18 November 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 18 November 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 630 645 899
Rank change year-on-year +15 +254 -161
Permanent jobs citing Sage 640 680 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.36% 0.36% 0.20%
As % of the Vendors category 0.80% 0.82% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 525 592 387
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £25,750 £24,275 £22,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -1.41%

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 79646 83241 100156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.51% 43.84% 45.72%
Number of salaries quoted 61613 67223 81581
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Sage in the UK

Sage
Top 16 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 November 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 +3 580 £42,500 +6.25% 29
UK excluding London +10 420 £40,000 +6.67% 23
London -1 157 £50,000 +17.65% 6
South East +14 126 £45,000 -5.26% 6
North of England -3 119 £36,750 +5.00% 8
Midlands +10 66 £41,500 +10.67% 4
North West -24 64 £40,000 +8.84% 5
East of England +10 44 £40,000 +19.40% 3
Yorkshire +24 43 £35,000 +7.69% 1
West Midlands -1 34 £40,000 +6.67% 4
South West -19 32 £36,000 +5.88% 1
East Midlands +40 30 £45,000 +24.14%
Wales +15 16 £38,500 +28.33%
Scotland -5 16 £30,000 -0.83% 1
North East +15 12 £65,000 +44.44% 2
Northern Ireland -24 1 £35,000 -12.50%

For the 6 months to 18 November 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.

1 451 (70.47%) ERP
2 269 (42.03%) SAP
3 263 (41.09%) Finance
4 216 (33.75%) Advertising
5 199 (31.09%) Oracle
6 195 (30.47%) SQL
7 193 (30.16%) Epicor
8 188 (29.38%) Infor
9 169 (26.41%) NetSuite
10 164 (25.63%) Microsoft
11 147 (22.97%) CRM
12 130 (20.31%) Sage 200
13 118 (18.44%) Sage X3
14 117 (18.28%) Dynamics AX
15 111 (17.34%) JD Edwards
16 105 (16.41%) Manufacturing
17 81 (12.66%) Crystal Reports
18 80 (12.50%) SAP Business One
19 79 (12.34%) IFS
20 76 (11.88%) Project Management
21 71 (11.09%) E-Commerce
22 67 (10.47%) Xero
23 66 (10.31%) Dynamics NAV
24 64 (10.00%) JavaScript
25 59 (9.22%) Unit4 Business World
26 56 (8.75%) C#
27 53 (8.28%) ACCA
28 50 (7.81%) SQL Server
28 50 (7.81%) Windows
29 49 (7.66%) Analytical Skills

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 20 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.81%) MS Exchange
3 16 (2.50%) CMS
4 14 (2.19%) Umbraco
5 10 (1.56%) WordPress
6 7 (1.09%) IIS
7 4 (0.63%) Apache
7 4 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.47%) OpenStack
8 3 (0.47%) SugarCRM
9 2 (0.31%) Exchange Server 2010
9 2 (0.31%) Skype for Business
10 1 (0.16%) GeoServer
10 1 (0.16%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.16%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 44 (6.88%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (4.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (2.19%) Photoshop
4 7 (1.09%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (0.94%) SOLIDWORKS
6 5 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 3 (0.47%) MS Visio
9 2 (0.31%) Acrobat
10 1 (0.16%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
10 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 169 (26.41%) NetSuite
2 130 (20.31%) Sage 200
3 118 (18.44%) Sage X3
4 117 (18.28%) Dynamics AX
5 80 (12.50%) SAP Business One
6 66 (10.31%) Dynamics NAV
7 59 (9.22%) Unit4 Business World
8 29 (4.53%) Oracle EBS
9 28 (4.38%) Sage 1000
10 26 (4.06%) Dynamics CRM
11 24 (3.75%) Oracle EBS R12
12 23 (3.59%) Sage 500
13 22 (3.44%) Dynamics GP
14 17 (2.66%) Sage CRM
15 16 (2.50%) Payment Gateway
16 13 (2.03%) Infor M3
17 11 (1.72%) BPCS
17 11 (1.72%) Epicor Tropos
17 11 (1.72%) Sage 50
18 8 (1.25%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 36 (5.63%) FinancialForce
2 34 (5.31%) Office 365
3 32 (5.00%) SaaS
4 28 (4.38%) Dynamics 365
5 19 (2.97%) Amazon AWS
6 18 (2.81%) Sage Pay
7 13 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (0.78%) Force.com
8 5 (0.78%) Intacct
8 5 (0.78%) Taleo
9 4 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
9 4 (0.63%) Dropbox
9 4 (0.63%) G Suite
10 3 (0.47%) GitHub
10 3 (0.47%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.31%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.16%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 15 (2.34%) Firewall
2 10 (1.56%) Wi-Fi
3 8 (1.25%) Network Security
4 6 (0.94%) DHCP
4 6 (0.94%) DNS
4 6 (0.94%) Internet
4 6 (0.94%) VPN
5 5 (0.78%) TCP/IP
5 5 (0.78%) VoIP
6 4 (0.63%) FTP
6 4 (0.63%) Remote Desktop
6 4 (0.63%) VLAN
7 3 (0.47%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (0.47%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.47%) SSL
7 3 (0.47%) WAN
8 2 (0.31%) Intranet
8 2 (0.31%) LAN
8 2 (0.31%) NAS
8 2 (0.31%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (12.66%) Crystal Reports
2 50 (7.81%) SQL Server
3 24 (3.75%) Oracle Database
3 24 (3.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 24 (3.75%) SAP HANA
3 24 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 15 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (0.63%) MS Access
7 4 (0.63%) MySQL
7 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (0.47%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.47%) Power BI
8 3 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.16%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.16%) QlikView
10 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (3.59%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.19%) JIRA
3 9 (1.41%) JIRA Agile
4 5 (0.78%) gulp
4 5 (0.78%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.63%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.47%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.47%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.31%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.16%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 263 (41.09%) Finance
2 216 (33.75%) Advertising
3 105 (16.41%) Manufacturing
4 38 (5.94%) Retail
5 23 (3.59%) Marketing
6 6 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
6 6 (0.94%) Telecoms
7 5 (0.78%) Back Office
7 5 (0.78%) General Ledger
7 5 (0.78%) Law
8 4 (0.63%) Billing
9 3 (0.47%) Front Office
9 3 (0.47%) Games
10 2 (0.31%) Automotive
10 2 (0.31%) Banking
11 1 (0.16%) Electronics
11 1 (0.16%) German Language
11 1 (0.16%) Legal
11 1 (0.16%) Local Government
11 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 247 (38.59%) Consultant
2 104 (16.25%) Sage Consultant
3 86 (13.44%) Analyst
4 73 (11.41%) Developer
5 53 (8.28%) Sage 200 Consultant
6 47 (7.34%) ERP Consultant
7 45 (7.03%) Sage Support
8 43 (6.72%) Project Manager
9 40 (6.25%) Support Consultant
10 36 (5.63%) ERP Manager
11 34 (5.31%) Support Analyst
12 31 (4.84%) IT Support
13 25 (3.91%) IT Manager
14 24 (3.75%) Junior
15 22 (3.44%) Applications Support
15 22 (3.44%) Dynamics AX Consultant
15 22 (3.44%) NetSuite Consultant
16 21 (3.28%) Administrator
16 21 (3.28%) ERP Project Manager
16 21 (3.28%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (5.16%) HTML
2 32 (5.00%) .NET
3 28 (4.38%) CSS
4 13 (2.03%) AngularJS
5 12 (1.88%) Node.js
5 12 (1.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (1.56%) .NET Framework
6 10 (1.56%) XML
7 9 (1.41%) CSS3
7 9 (1.41%) Oracle Fusion
7 9 (1.41%) Web Services
8 8 (1.25%) Ajax
8 8 (1.25%) HTML5
8 8 (1.25%) jQuery
8 8 (1.25%) JSON
9 6 (0.94%) COM
9 6 (0.94%) Sass
10 5 (0.78%) ASP.NET
10 5 (0.78%) React
11 3 (0.47%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 49 (7.66%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (4.53%) Computer Science
3 21 (3.28%) User Experience
4 17 (2.66%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (1.88%) Driving Licence
7 11 (1.72%) Management Information System
8 5 (0.78%) AS400
8 5 (0.78%) EPoS
8 5 (0.78%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (0.63%) NHS
9 4 (0.63%) PMI
10 3 (0.47%) Cyber Attack
10 3 (0.47%) iPhone
10 3 (0.47%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.31%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.31%) Fintech
11 2 (0.31%) FMCG
11 2 (0.31%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.31%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 50 (7.81%) Windows
2 27 (4.22%) Windows Server
3 18 (2.81%) Windows 10
3 18 (2.81%) Windows 7
4 13 (2.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (1.88%) Linux
6 11 (1.72%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (0.78%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.78%) Unix
8 4 (0.63%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.63%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.47%) Android
9 3 (0.47%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.31%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.16%) CentOS
11 1 (0.16%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 451 (70.47%) ERP
2 147 (22.97%) CRM
3 76 (11.88%) Project Management
4 71 (11.09%) E-Commerce
5 42 (6.56%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (5.63%) Presales
7 30 (4.69%) Analytics
8 29 (4.53%) Migration
9 28 (4.38%) Business Development
10 26 (4.06%) Business Analysis
11 24 (3.75%) Web Development
12 23 (3.59%) Logistics
13 20 (3.13%) ITIL
13 20 (3.13%) Time Management
14 18 (2.81%) PRINCE2
15 17 (2.66%) MVC
15 17 (2.66%) OO
16 16 (2.50%) Continuous Improvement
16 16 (2.50%) User Acceptance Testing
17 14 (2.19%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 195 (30.47%) SQL
2 64 (10.00%) JavaScript
3 56 (8.75%) C#
4 20 (3.13%) Java
5 18 (2.81%) C++
6 12 (1.88%) C
7 11 (1.72%) PHP
8 9 (1.41%) VB.NET
9 8 (1.25%) Progress 4GL
9 8 (1.25%) T-SQL
9 8 (1.25%) VB
10 7 (1.09%) PL/SQL
11 5 (0.78%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.63%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.47%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.47%) VBA
13 3 (0.47%) X++
14 2 (0.31%) RPG
15 1 (0.16%) FoxPro (VFP)
15 1 (0.16%) Python
Qualifications
1 53 (8.28%) ACCA
2 45 (7.03%) Degree
3 44 (6.88%) CIMA
4 12 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.09%) PMI Certification
6 5 (0.78%) ISEB
6 5 (0.78%) ISTQB
7 4 (0.63%) AAT
7 4 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (0.63%) ITIL Certification
7 4 (0.63%) MBA
7 4 (0.63%) MCSA
8 3 (0.47%) PMP
9 2 (0.31%) MCSE
9 2 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 1 (0.16%) CISSP
10 1 (0.16%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.16%) MCP
10 1 (0.16%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.72%) QA
2 10 (1.56%) SLA
3 7 (1.09%) GAAP
3 7 (1.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.63%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.63%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.16%) IFRS
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 32 (5.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (1.88%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.78%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.47%) Docker
5 3 (0.47%) vSphere
6 2 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.16%) Kamailio
7 1 (0.16%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.16%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.16%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (0.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (0.47%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.31%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.31%) WSUS
4 1 (0.16%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.16%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 269 (42.03%) SAP
2 199 (31.09%) Oracle
3 193 (30.16%) Epicor
4 188 (29.38%) Infor
5 164 (25.63%) Microsoft
6 111 (17.34%) JD Edwards
7 79 (12.34%) IFS
8 67 (10.47%) Xero
9 45 (7.03%) Salesforce.com
10 20 (3.13%) Pegasus
11 19 (2.97%) Adobe
12 18 (2.81%) Workday
13 14 (2.19%) WorldPay
14 13 (2.03%) Google
15 12 (1.88%) Cassiopae
15 12 (1.88%) Cognos
15 12 (1.88%) NETSOL
15 12 (1.88%) White Clarke
16 11 (1.72%) VMware
17 10 (1.56%) Cisco