Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 747 600 662
Rank change year-on-year -147 +62 +250
Permanent jobs citing Sage 403 724 655
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.25% 0.41% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.59% 0.91% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 332 584 565
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £24,250
90th Percentile £73,625 £68,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +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 68,311 79,191 81,289
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.67% 44.36% 43.97%
Number of salaries quoted 52,735 61,283 65,565
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%

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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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 -137 384 £42,500 -5.56% 249
UK excluding London -97 298 £40,000 - 239
London +13 86 £50,000 - 27
South East -50 86 £40,000 -11.11% 46
North of England -24 85 £40,000 +3.23% 75
Midlands +9 59 £42,500 +1.19% 48
Yorkshire +26 42 £37,500 +7.14% 27
North West -9 40 £42,500 +6.25% 34
West Midlands +23 38 £45,000 +12.50% 34
East of England +1 31 £42,500 +6.25% 30
South West -1 26 £36,250 +0.69% 26
East Midlands -5 20 £36,000 -20.00% 14
Scotland -10 6 £49,000 +40.00% 9
Wales -10 5 £26,000 -32.47% 6
North East -15 3 £46,250 -28.85% 14

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, 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.

1 246 (61.04%) ERP
2 196 (48.64%) Finance
3 185 (45.91%) SAP
4 124 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 118 (29.28%) SQL
6 117 (29.03%) CRM
7 115 (28.54%) Infor
8 111 (27.54%) Epicor
9 100 (24.81%) NetSuite
10 90 (22.33%) Oracle
11 80 (19.85%) Advertising
12 74 (18.36%) Manufacturing
13 72 (17.87%) Sage 200
14 70 (17.37%) SAP Business One
15 69 (17.12%) Windows
15 69 (17.12%) JD Edwards
16 63 (15.63%) Project Management
17 58 (14.39%) SQL Server
17 58 (14.39%) Dynamics AX
18 55 (13.65%) E-Commerce
19 51 (12.66%) Retail
20 48 (11.91%) JavaScript
21 46 (11.41%) C#
22 43 (10.67%) Microsoft Office
22 43 (10.67%) IFS
22 43 (10.67%) Dynamics 365
22 43 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
23 42 (10.42%) Dynamics CRM
24 41 (10.17%) Xero
25 39 (9.68%) Dynamics NAV

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 29 (7.20%) SharePoint
2 18 (4.47%) MS Exchange
3 12 (2.98%) Skype for Business
4 11 (2.73%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (1.49%) WordPress
7 3 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.50%) IIS
8 2 (0.50%) MS Project Server
8 2 (0.50%) Site Server
8 2 (0.50%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.25%) CMS
9 1 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 43 (10.67%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (5.21%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.99%) Acrobat
4 3 (0.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.25%) Abaqus
5 1 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.25%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 100 (24.81%) NetSuite
2 72 (17.87%) Sage 200
3 70 (17.37%) SAP Business One
4 58 (14.39%) Dynamics AX
5 42 (10.42%) Dynamics CRM
6 39 (9.68%) Dynamics NAV
7 24 (5.96%) Sage X3
8 17 (4.22%) Lawson
9 16 (3.97%) Sage CRM
10 15 (3.72%) Dynamics GP
11 14 (3.47%) Sage 500
12 13 (3.23%) Sage 1000
13 12 (2.98%) Unit4 Business World
14 9 (2.23%) Epicor Tropos
14 9 (2.23%) Oracle Financials
14 9 (2.23%) Sage 50
15 8 (1.99%) BPCS
15 8 (1.99%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
16 6 (1.49%) Pegasus Opera
17 5 (1.24%) Sage BI
Cloud Services
1 43 (10.67%) Dynamics 365
2 31 (7.69%) Office 365
3 22 (5.46%) SaaS
4 15 (3.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (1.49%) Slack
7 5 (1.24%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (1.24%) SuccessFactors
8 2 (0.50%) Amazon SageMaker
8 2 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.25%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.25%) Boomi
9 1 (0.25%) Dropbox
9 1 (0.25%) FinancialForce
9 1 (0.25%) G Suite
9 1 (0.25%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.47%) Firewall
2 13 (3.23%) LAN
3 12 (2.98%) DNS
3 12 (2.98%) TCP/IP
3 12 (2.98%) WAN
4 11 (2.73%) Skype
5 10 (2.48%) DHCP
6 8 (1.99%) VoIP
7 7 (1.74%) Cisco IOS
7 7 (1.74%) SAN
7 7 (1.74%) VLAN
7 7 (1.74%) VPN
8 6 (1.49%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (0.99%) Wireless
10 3 (0.74%) 4G
10 3 (0.74%) Fibre Channel
10 3 (0.74%) Internet
10 3 (0.74%) NAS
11 2 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
11 2 (0.50%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (14.39%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.44%) Crystal Reports
3 12 (2.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.73%) Power BI
5 6 (1.49%) SAP HANA
5 6 (1.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (1.24%) Informix
7 3 (0.74%) MS Access
7 3 (0.74%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.74%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (0.74%) Qlik Sense
7 3 (0.74%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.50%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.50%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.25%) MySQL
9 1 (0.25%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 8 (1.99%) Visual Studio
2 7 (1.74%) JIRA
3 5 (1.24%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 4 (0.99%) Git (software)
5 3 (0.74%) ClearQuest
5 3 (0.74%) Eclipse
5 3 (0.74%) IntelliJ
6 2 (0.50%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 196 (48.64%) Finance
2 80 (19.85%) Advertising
3 74 (18.36%) Manufacturing
4 51 (12.66%) Retail
5 19 (4.71%) Marketing
6 11 (2.73%) Telecoms
7 8 (1.99%) Legal
8 7 (1.74%) Banking
9 6 (1.49%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.99%) French Language
11 3 (0.74%) German Language
11 3 (0.74%) Spanish Language
12 2 (0.50%) Back Office
12 2 (0.50%) Billing
12 2 (0.50%) Front Office
12 2 (0.50%) Games
12 2 (0.50%) Law
12 2 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.25%) Automotive
13 1 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 105 (26.05%) Consultant
2 69 (17.12%) Analyst
3 57 (14.14%) Developer
4 52 (12.90%) Project Manager
5 32 (7.94%) Sage Consultant
6 28 (6.95%) Implementation Consultant
6 28 (6.95%) Support Analyst
7 27 (6.70%) ERP Manager
7 27 (6.70%) NetSuite Consultant
8 25 (6.20%) ERP Consultant
8 25 (6.20%) ERP Project Manager
9 24 (5.96%) Administrator
10 23 (5.71%) Sage 200 Consultant
11 22 (5.46%) IT Support
12 16 (3.97%) Applications Support
12 16 (3.97%) Support Engineer
13 15 (3.72%) Business Analyst
13 15 (3.72%) Senior Manager
13 15 (3.72%) Senior Project Manager
14 14 (3.47%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.68%) .NET
2 24 (5.96%) ASP.NET
3 13 (3.23%) XML
4 10 (2.48%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (2.48%) HTML
4 10 (2.48%) SOAP
5 9 (2.23%) jQuery
6 7 (1.74%) Web Services
7 6 (1.49%) REST
7 6 (1.49%) WinForms
8 5 (1.24%) WCF
8 5 (1.24%) XSLT
9 4 (0.99%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (0.99%) CSS
9 4 (0.99%) RESTful
10 3 (0.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (0.74%) EDI
11 2 (0.50%) Node.js
11 2 (0.50%) Oracle Fusion
11 2 (0.50%) React
Miscellaneous
1 23 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (4.71%) Self-Motivation
3 15 (3.72%) Management Information System
4 9 (2.23%) Driving Licence
4 9 (2.23%) Mobile App
5 8 (1.99%) EPoS
6 7 (1.74%) Replication
7 6 (1.49%) Client/Server
7 6 (1.49%) Data Centre
7 6 (1.49%) Fintech
7 6 (1.49%) User Experience
8 4 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.99%) Video Conferencing
9 3 (0.74%) Greenfield Project
9 3 (0.74%) PDA
9 3 (0.74%) Private Cloud
9 3 (0.74%) Smartphone
10 2 (0.50%) CCTV
10 2 (0.50%) FMCG
10 2 (0.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 69 (17.12%) Windows
2 32 (7.94%) Windows Server
3 20 (4.96%) Windows 10
4 17 (4.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 14 (3.47%) Linux
5 14 (3.47%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (2.98%) Android
7 10 (2.48%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.49%) Apple iOS
8 6 (1.49%) Ubuntu
9 5 (1.24%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.50%) Unix
11 2 (0.50%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.25%) AIX
12 1 (0.25%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X Server
12 1 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 246 (61.04%) ERP
2 117 (29.03%) CRM
3 63 (15.63%) Project Management
4 55 (13.65%) E-Commerce
5 43 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
6 33 (8.19%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (7.44%) Migration
8 23 (5.71%) Logistics
9 21 (5.21%) Business Intelligence
10 20 (4.96%) Analytics
10 20 (4.96%) Data Migration
11 18 (4.47%) ITIL
12 17 (4.22%) Presales
12 17 (4.22%) PRINCE2
13 15 (3.72%) Time Management
14 14 (3.47%) Waterfall
15 13 (3.23%) Business Analysis
15 13 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
15 13 (3.23%) Service Management
15 13 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 118 (29.28%) SQL
2 48 (11.91%) JavaScript
3 46 (11.41%) C#
4 15 (3.72%) C++
5 14 (3.47%) PowerShell
6 11 (2.73%) C
6 11 (2.73%) Java
6 11 (2.73%) T-SQL
7 8 (1.99%) PL/SQL
8 6 (1.49%) X++
9 5 (1.24%) PHP
9 5 (1.24%) VBA
10 4 (0.99%) VB.NET
11 3 (0.74%) VB
12 2 (0.50%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.50%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (0.50%) Python
12 2 (0.50%) XPath
13 1 (0.25%) VB6
13 1 (0.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (6.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 20 (4.96%) ACCA
3 19 (4.71%) CIMA
4 15 (3.72%) Degree
5 12 (2.98%) AAT
6 8 (1.99%) PMI Certification
6 8 (1.99%) PMP
7 5 (1.24%) ISEB
8 4 (0.99%) CBAP
8 4 (0.99%) CCA
8 4 (0.99%) CCAA
8 4 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.99%) Citrix Certification
8 4 (0.99%) MCSE
9 2 (0.50%) CCNA
9 2 (0.50%) MCITP
9 2 (0.50%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.50%) Security Cleared
10 1 (0.25%) A+ Certification
10 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.23%) SLA
2 7 (1.74%) QA
3 6 (1.49%) PMO
4 3 (0.74%) GDPR
5 2 (0.50%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 34 (8.44%) Active Directory
2 21 (5.21%) Hyper-V
3 19 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (3.47%) XenApp
5 13 (3.23%) Virtual Machines
6 8 (1.99%) VMware ESXi
7 6 (1.49%) VMware Workstation
7 6 (1.49%) vSphere
7 6 (1.49%) XenDesktop
8 5 (1.24%) VirtualBox
9 4 (0.99%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.50%) Firmware
10 2 (0.50%) Terminal Services
10 2 (0.50%) VMware Server
10 2 (0.50%) Xen
10 2 (0.50%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (0.99%) PaperCut
2 3 (0.74%) FortiGate
2 3 (0.74%) WSUS
3 1 (0.25%) Failover Clustering
3 1 (0.25%) SCCM
3 1 (0.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 185 (45.91%) SAP
2 124 (30.77%) Microsoft
3 115 (28.54%) Infor
4 111 (27.54%) Epicor
5 90 (22.33%) Oracle
6 69 (17.12%) JD Edwards
7 43 (10.67%) IFS
8 41 (10.17%) Xero
9 27 (6.70%) VMware
10 25 (6.20%) Citrix
11 23 (5.71%) Salesforce.com
12 18 (4.47%) Cisco
12 18 (4.47%) Workday
13 15 (3.72%) Pegasus
14 13 (3.23%) Meraki
15 12 (2.98%) Google
16 9 (2.23%) Adobe
16 9 (2.23%) HP
17 6 (1.49%) Avaya
18 5 (1.24%) PeopleSoft