Period
to 20 February 2020

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 February 2020 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 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 562 813 541
Rank change year-on-year +251 -272 +95
Permanent jobs citing Sage 528 290 903
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.43% 0.19% 0.51%
As % of the Vendors category 1.02% 0.45% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 250 243 736
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,850 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,250 £70,000 £68,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -16.67% +5.00% +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 51,906 64,142 78,234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 41.94% 42.37% 44.26%
Number of salaries quoted 39,753 49,368 61,835
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £81,250 £76,250
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 20 February 2020.

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 20 February 2020. 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 +288 506 £42,500 - 106
UK excluding London +236 424 £35,000 -16.67% 100
North of England +203 223 £42,500 +2.41% 33
North East +90 125 £62,500 +78.57% 2
South East +92 106 £35,000 -9.68% 22
London +100 90 £52,500 +5.00% 13
North West +113 80 £39,500 -21.00% 14
South West +47 34 £32,500 -18.75% 15
Midlands +39 29 £45,750 +9.91% 20
East of England +41 22 £55,000 +29.41% 5
Yorkshire +34 18 £42,500 +9.68% 17
East Midlands +42 15 £50,000 +17.65% 8
West Midlands +19 14 £41,250 +1.23% 11
Wales 0 9 £23,500 -9.62% 3
Scotland +35 2 - - 3
Northern Ireland - 2 £22,500 - 1

For the 6 months to 20 February 2020, 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.

1 203 (38.45%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (34.09%) Problem-Solving
3 173 (32.77%) Software Engineering
4 154 (29.17%) ERP
5 136 (25.76%) Microsoft
6 123 (23.30%) Finance
7 112 (21.21%) SQL
8 111 (21.02%) C#
9 110 (20.83%) .NET
10 108 (20.45%) JavaScript
11 95 (17.99%) AWS
12 90 (17.05%) SAP
13 75 (14.20%) NetSuite
14 74 (14.02%) Salesforce.com
15 72 (13.64%) SQL Server
16 70 (13.26%) Scrum
17 69 (13.07%) Degree
18 68 (12.88%) SaaS
18 68 (12.88%) Java
19 65 (12.31%) Windows
20 61 (11.55%) Azure
20 61 (11.55%) Computer Science
21 56 (10.61%) Big Data
22 55 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
23 54 (10.23%) CRM
24 50 (9.47%) Sage 200
24 50 (9.47%) jQuery
25 48 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
26 46 (8.71%) JD Edwards
26 46 (8.71%) Enterprise Software

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 26 (4.92%) Confluence
2 19 (3.60%) SharePoint
3 13 (2.46%) MS Exchange
4 9 (1.70%) IIS
5 3 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (0.19%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.19%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.19%) MS Project Server
7 1 (0.19%) nginx
Applications
1 48 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (5.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.57%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.38%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 75 (14.20%) NetSuite
2 50 (9.47%) Sage 200
3 43 (8.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 33 (6.25%) SAP Business One
5 27 (5.11%) Dynamics CRM
5 27 (5.11%) Sage X3
6 25 (4.73%) Dynamics AX
7 22 (4.17%) Sage 500
8 11 (2.08%) Lawson
9 10 (1.89%) GoldMine
10 7 (1.33%) Exchequer
10 7 (1.33%) Sage 50
10 7 (1.33%) Unit4 Business World
11 6 (1.14%) Infor SunSystems
11 6 (1.14%) Line 50
11 6 (1.14%) Pegasus Opera
11 6 (1.14%) Sage 1000
11 6 (1.14%) Sage CRM
11 6 (1.14%) SAP BPC
12 5 (0.95%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 95 (17.99%) AWS
2 68 (12.88%) SaaS
3 61 (11.55%) Azure
4 37 (7.01%) Dynamics 365
5 36 (6.82%) Serverless
6 34 (6.44%) AWS Lambda
6 34 (6.44%) Office 365
7 26 (4.92%) Power Platform
8 21 (3.98%) Amazon EC2
9 20 (3.79%) Amazon S3
9 20 (3.79%) Amazon SQS
9 20 (3.79%) Sage Pay
10 15 (2.84%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (1.33%) BlazeMeter
11 7 (1.33%) Datadog
11 7 (1.33%) Slack
11 7 (1.33%) Sumo Logic
12 6 (1.14%) IaaS
13 4 (0.76%) Amazon SageMaker
13 4 (0.76%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (3.98%) DNS
1 21 (3.98%) Firewall
1 21 (3.98%) TCP/IP
2 20 (3.79%) DHCP
3 12 (2.27%) VPN
4 11 (2.08%) VoIP
5 10 (1.89%) VLAN
5 10 (1.89%) WAN
6 6 (1.14%) IPsec
6 6 (1.14%) IPv4
6 6 (1.14%) LAN
6 6 (1.14%) MPLS
7 5 (0.95%) Intranet
7 5 (0.95%) Wireless
8 4 (0.76%) SAN
9 2 (0.38%) 4G
9 2 (0.38%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (0.38%) NAS
9 2 (0.38%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.38%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 56 (10.61%) Big Data
3 22 (4.17%) Power BI
4 20 (3.79%) Crystal Reports
4 20 (3.79%) MongoDB
5 19 (3.60%) QlikView
6 16 (3.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (2.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 14 (2.65%) MySQL
9 13 (2.46%) BusinessObjects
10 11 (2.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 10 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 8 (1.52%) NoSQL
13 7 (1.33%) Data Mining
13 7 (1.33%) Informix
13 7 (1.33%) MS Access
14 6 (1.14%) Essbase
14 6 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (1.14%) ZAP BI
Development Applications
1 30 (5.68%) JIRA
2 22 (4.17%) Git (software)
3 20 (3.79%) IntelliJ
3 20 (3.79%) Jenkins
4 13 (2.46%) ERwin
4 13 (2.46%) Postman
5 7 (1.33%) JMeter
5 7 (1.33%) Selenium
6 6 (1.14%) Bitbucket
6 6 (1.14%) JUnit
6 6 (1.14%) TestNG
7 5 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 5 (0.95%) Visual Studio
General
1 123 (23.30%) Finance
2 35 (6.63%) Retail
3 24 (4.55%) Manufacturing
4 17 (3.22%) Billing
5 13 (2.46%) Marketing
6 6 (1.14%) Local Government
7 5 (0.95%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.76%) Banking
8 4 (0.76%) French Language
9 3 (0.57%) Electronics
9 3 (0.57%) Public Sector
10 1 (0.19%) Back Office
10 1 (0.19%) German Language
Job Titles
1 111 (21.02%) Software Engineer
2 96 (18.18%) Developer
3 75 (14.20%) Senior Software Engineer
4 61 (11.55%) Consultant
5 40 (7.58%) Analyst
6 39 (7.39%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 35 (6.63%) Team Leader
8 30 (5.68%) NetSuite Consultant
9 26 (4.92%) IT Support
10 23 (4.36%) Senior Developer
11 22 (4.17%) Principal Engineer
12 20 (3.79%) Development Team Leader
12 20 (3.79%) Java Engineer
12 20 (3.79%) Java Software Engineer
12 20 (3.79%) Senior Java Engineer
12 20 (3.79%) Senior Java Software Engineer
13 19 (3.60%) Senior Front-End Developer
13 19 (3.60%) Support Engineer
14 17 (3.22%) Administrator
14 17 (3.22%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (20.83%) .NET
2 50 (9.47%) jQuery
3 39 (7.39%) Swagger
4 34 (6.44%) AngularJS
5 33 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 31 (5.87%) Backbone.js
6 31 (5.87%) Visualforce
7 29 (5.49%) ASP.NET
8 26 (4.92%) .NET Framework
9 23 (4.36%) .NET Core
10 22 (4.17%) HTML
10 22 (4.17%) Node.js
11 16 (3.03%) Redux
12 15 (2.84%) CSS
12 15 (2.84%) Web Services
13 14 (2.65%) ASP.NET Web API
14 13 (2.46%) XML
15 11 (2.08%) ASP.NET MVC
16 10 (1.89%) React
17 7 (1.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 55 (10.42%) Analytical Skills
2 46 (8.71%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (4.36%) Driving Licence
4 14 (2.65%) Cloud Native
5 13 (2.46%) Data Structures
6 10 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 9 (1.70%) User Experience
8 8 (1.52%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
10 5 (0.95%) FMCG
11 4 (0.76%) AS400
11 4 (0.76%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.38%) Client/Server
12 2 (0.38%) Greenfield Project
12 2 (0.38%) Private Cloud
12 2 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
13 1 (0.19%) Cyberthreat
13 1 (0.19%) Data Centre
13 1 (0.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 1 (0.19%) Renewable Energy
Operating Systems
1 65 (12.31%) Windows
2 34 (6.44%) Linux
3 15 (2.84%) Windows Server
4 14 (2.65%) Windows 10
5 11 (2.08%) Android
6 10 (1.89%) Apple iOS
7 9 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (1.33%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.95%) Unix
10 5 (0.95%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.19%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (38.45%) Agile Software Development
2 180 (34.09%) Problem-Solving
3 173 (32.77%) Software Engineering
4 154 (29.17%) ERP
5 70 (13.26%) Scrum
6 61 (11.55%) Computer Science
7 54 (10.23%) CRM
8 42 (7.95%) Product Roadmap
9 41 (7.77%) TDD
10 40 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
10 40 (7.58%) E-Commerce
11 39 (7.39%) Project Management
12 36 (6.82%) Analytics
12 36 (6.82%) Microservices
13 35 (6.63%) Analytical Thinking
14 31 (5.87%) Architectural Design
14 31 (5.87%) Web Application Development
15 29 (5.49%) Migration
16 27 (5.11%) CQRS
16 27 (5.11%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 112 (21.21%) SQL
2 111 (21.02%) C#
3 108 (20.45%) JavaScript
4 68 (12.88%) Java
5 45 (8.52%) Apex Code
6 12 (2.27%) PowerShell
7 10 (1.89%) Shell Script
8 8 (1.52%) T-SQL
9 7 (1.33%) C++
9 7 (1.33%) Ruby
10 5 (0.95%) VBA
11 4 (0.76%) C
11 4 (0.76%) PHP
11 4 (0.76%) Python
11 4 (0.76%) VB
12 2 (0.38%) Bash Shell
12 2 (0.38%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.38%) VB.NET
13 1 (0.19%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 69 (13.07%) Degree
2 34 (6.44%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (2.84%) ACCA
4 12 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (1.70%) PMI Certification
5 9 (1.70%) PMP
6 7 (1.33%) MCSA
6 7 (1.33%) MCSE
7 6 (1.14%) CIMA
7 6 (1.14%) ISTQB
7 6 (1.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 4 (0.76%) AAT
8 4 (0.76%) PhD
9 2 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.38%) HND
9 2 (0.38%) MCITP
10 1 (0.19%) MCP
10 1 (0.19%) MCTS
10 1 (0.19%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.19%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (5.87%) QA
2 10 (1.89%) SLA
3 7 (1.33%) PMO
4 5 (0.95%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.76%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.19%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.19%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.19%) GDPR
6 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 25 (4.73%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.08%) Hyper-V
2 11 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.33%) Docker
3 7 (1.33%) vSphere
4 5 (0.95%) Terminal Services
5 4 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.57%) VMware Server
7 2 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (0.38%) Xen
8 1 (0.19%) Firmware
8 1 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (1.52%) WSUS
2 2 (0.38%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.38%) PaperCut
3 1 (0.19%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 136 (25.76%) Microsoft
2 90 (17.05%) SAP
3 74 (14.02%) Salesforce.com
4 46 (8.71%) JD Edwards
5 41 (7.77%) Oracle
6 25 (4.73%) Epicor
7 20 (3.79%) Xero
8 19 (3.60%) IFS
9 18 (3.41%) VMware
10 14 (2.65%) Sun
11 13 (2.46%) Infor
12 10 (1.89%) Pegasus
13 8 (1.52%) Cisco
13 8 (1.52%) ServiceNow
14 7 (1.33%) New Relic
15 6 (1.14%) Atlassian
15 6 (1.14%) Sophos
16 5 (0.95%) Meraki
16 5 (0.95%) Workday
17 4 (0.76%) Hyperion