Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 627 627 725
Rank change year-on-year 0 +98 +47
Permanent jobs citing Sage 528 649 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.37% 0.38% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.87% 0.88% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 308 542 414
UK median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £62,125
UK excluding London median annual salary £35,000 £41,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -14.63% +9.33% -

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 60,397 73,841 79,139
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.58% 43.37% 44.65%
Number of salaries quoted 46,187 56,989 61,748
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £78,750 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £44,515 £42,500
% change year-on-year +1.09% +4.74% +2.41%

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 August 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 18 August 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 +20 504 £40,000 -11.11% 200
UK excluding London -28 356 £35,000 -14.63% 182
North of England +43 153 £39,250 -5.42% 77
London +93 150 £47,500 -5.00% 30
South East +56 111 £32,500 -18.75% 42
North West +70 92 £41,500 +7.10% 41
North East +59 48 £45,000 -23.40% 22
South West -14 46 £36,250 -6.45% 16
Midlands -36 27 £37,500 -10.18% 27
West Midlands -25 16 £35,000 -30.00% 17
Yorkshire -50 13 £35,000 -22.22% 14
East of England +31 12 £28,000 -46.67% 10
East Midlands -5 11 £40,000 +11.11% 10
Wales +17 9 £23,000 -52.58%
Scotland -9 2 £35,000 -12.50% 12

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 181 (34.28%) ERP
2 173 (32.77%) SQL
3 169 (32.01%) Agile Software Development
4 157 (29.73%) Problem-Solving
5 142 (26.89%) Software Engineering
6 128 (24.24%) Microsoft
6 128 (24.24%) Finance
7 118 (22.35%) C#
8 116 (21.97%) SAP
9 115 (21.78%) JavaScript
10 114 (21.59%) .NET
11 109 (20.64%) CRM
12 93 (17.61%) SQL Server
13 75 (14.20%) Java
13 75 (14.20%) Windows
13 75 (14.20%) Degree
13 75 (14.20%) SaaS
14 71 (13.45%) Salesforce.com
15 70 (13.26%) Microsoft Office
15 70 (13.26%) Computer Science
16 69 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
17 66 (12.50%) jQuery
18 64 (12.12%) NetSuite
19 62 (11.74%) Microsoft Azure
20 59 (11.17%) Oracle
21 55 (10.42%) Dynamics CRM
22 53 (10.04%) Active Directory
23 50 (9.47%) Computer Science Degree
24 46 (8.71%) Swagger
25 43 (8.14%) Sage X3

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 37 (7.01%) SharePoint
2 34 (6.44%) MS Exchange
3 19 (3.60%) Confluence
4 12 (2.27%) Apache
5 11 (2.08%) IIS
6 9 (1.70%) SAS
7 7 (1.33%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2010
8 4 (0.76%) Skype for Business
8 4 (0.76%) WordPress
9 3 (0.57%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.57%) Exchange Server 2013
9 3 (0.57%) SugarCRM
10 2 (0.38%) CMS
10 2 (0.38%) GemFire
10 2 (0.38%) nginx
Applications
1 70 (13.26%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (7.01%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 64 (12.12%) NetSuite
2 55 (10.42%) Dynamics CRM
3 43 (8.14%) Sage X3
4 38 (7.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 37 (7.01%) Sage 200
6 28 (5.30%) SAP Business One
7 27 (5.11%) Dynamics AX
8 19 (3.60%) Sage CRM
9 12 (2.27%) Dynamics GP
10 10 (1.89%) Lawson
11 9 (1.70%) Exchequer
11 9 (1.70%) Sage 50
12 8 (1.52%) Line 500
12 8 (1.52%) Oracle Assets
12 8 (1.52%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
13 7 (1.33%) Q-Pulse
14 6 (1.14%) Unit4 Business World
15 5 (0.95%) SAP ERP
16 4 (0.76%) Line 50
16 4 (0.76%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 75 (14.20%) SaaS
2 69 (13.07%) Amazon AWS
3 62 (11.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (6.25%) Office 365
5 26 (4.92%) Dynamics 365
5 26 (4.92%) Power Platform
6 24 (4.55%) Serverless
7 23 (4.36%) Sage Pay
8 20 (3.79%) Amazon EC2
8 20 (3.79%) Amazon S3
8 20 (3.79%) Amazon SQS
8 20 (3.79%) AWS Lambda
9 11 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (1.14%) IaaS
10 6 (1.14%) PaaS
10 6 (1.14%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 4 (0.76%) G Suite
12 3 (0.57%) FinancialForce
13 2 (0.38%) Force.com
14 1 (0.19%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 22 (4.17%) VPN
1 22 (4.17%) WAN
2 21 (3.98%) Firewall
3 20 (3.79%) LAN
4 16 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
5 12 (2.27%) DNS
5 12 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
6 11 (2.08%) VoIP
7 10 (1.89%) Network Security
8 9 (1.70%) Internet
9 8 (1.52%) SAN
10 7 (1.33%) MPLS
10 7 (1.33%) NAS
10 7 (1.33%) PBX
11 5 (0.95%) Skype
11 5 (0.95%) TCP/IP
11 5 (0.95%) Wireless
12 4 (0.76%) Fibre Channel
12 4 (0.76%) GoToMeeting
13 3 (0.57%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (17.61%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 28 (5.30%) MongoDB
4 26 (4.92%) Crystal Reports
5 25 (4.73%) Power BI
6 19 (3.60%) Big Data
7 18 (3.41%) QlikView
8 17 (3.22%) MySQL
9 16 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 9 (1.70%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (1.70%) SQL Server 2016
11 7 (1.33%) BusinessObjects
11 7 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.33%) MS Access
11 7 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (1.33%) SQL Server 2017
12 4 (0.76%) Electronic Patient Records
12 4 (0.76%) NoSQL
12 4 (0.76%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.76%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 25 (4.73%) Git (software)
2 20 (3.79%) JUnit
2 20 (3.79%) TestNG
3 19 (3.60%) IntelliJ
3 19 (3.60%) Jenkins
3 19 (3.60%) JIRA
4 12 (2.27%) Visual Studio
5 7 (1.33%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (0.95%) Team Foundation Server
7 4 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (0.38%) Log4Net
8 2 (0.38%) Subversion
9 1 (0.19%) Eclipse
General
1 128 (24.24%) Finance
2 40 (7.58%) Manufacturing
3 33 (6.25%) Retail
4 14 (2.65%) Advertising
5 13 (2.46%) Marketing
6 3 (0.57%) Games
6 3 (0.57%) General Ledger
6 3 (0.57%) Law
6 3 (0.57%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.38%) Electronics
7 2 (0.38%) Legal
7 2 (0.38%) Public Sector
8 1 (0.19%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.19%) Automotive
8 1 (0.19%) German Language
8 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 105 (19.89%) Developer
2 82 (15.53%) Software Engineer
3 67 (12.69%) Consultant
4 62 (11.74%) Senior Software Engineer
5 61 (11.55%) Analyst
6 40 (7.58%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 39 (7.39%) Applications Support
8 30 (5.68%) Administrator
9 27 (5.11%) Senior Developer
9 27 (5.11%) Support Analyst
10 23 (4.36%) Support Consultant
11 22 (4.17%) ERP Consultant
12 21 (3.98%) C# Developer
12 21 (3.98%) IT Manager
12 21 (3.98%) Support Engineer
13 20 (3.79%) Development Team Leader
13 20 (3.79%) QA Engineer
13 20 (3.79%) Senior QA Engineer
13 20 (3.79%) Software Developer
13 20 (3.79%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (21.59%) .NET
2 66 (12.50%) jQuery
3 46 (8.71%) Swagger
4 41 (7.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 40 (7.58%) AngularJS
5 40 (7.58%) Backbone.js
5 40 (7.58%) Visualforce
6 38 (7.20%) ASP.NET
7 26 (4.92%) SOAP
8 25 (4.73%) Node.js
9 24 (4.55%) JSON
9 24 (4.55%) REST
10 22 (4.17%) .NET Framework
10 22 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
10 22 (4.17%) HTML
11 21 (3.98%) .NET Core
12 20 (3.79%) Redux
13 18 (3.41%) Web Services
14 13 (2.46%) CSS
15 10 (1.89%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 41 (7.77%) Enterprise Software
2 24 (4.55%) Driving Licence
3 20 (3.79%) Analytical Skills
3 20 (3.79%) Management Information System
4 10 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (1.52%) Smartphone
6 7 (1.33%) iPad
6 7 (1.33%) iPhone
6 7 (1.33%) LIMS
7 6 (1.14%) EPoS
7 6 (1.14%) Replication
8 3 (0.57%) AS400
8 3 (0.57%) Clustering
8 3 (0.57%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (0.57%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.38%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.19%) CMDB
10 1 (0.19%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 75 (14.20%) Windows
2 33 (6.25%) Windows Server
3 30 (5.68%) Linux
3 30 (5.68%) Windows 10
4 20 (3.79%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (3.60%) Windows 7
6 7 (1.33%) Android
7 5 (0.95%) Unix
8 4 (0.76%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.38%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.38%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.19%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (34.28%) ERP
2 169 (32.01%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (29.73%) Problem-Solving
4 142 (26.89%) Software Engineering
5 109 (20.64%) CRM
6 70 (13.26%) Computer Science
7 41 (7.77%) Architectural Design
8 40 (7.58%) Product Roadmap
8 40 (7.58%) Scrum
8 40 (7.58%) Web Application Development
9 38 (7.20%) E-Commerce
10 34 (6.44%) Project Management
11 32 (6.06%) Business Intelligence
11 32 (6.06%) TDD
12 25 (4.73%) Coaching
13 22 (4.17%) Mentoring
14 21 (3.98%) Open Source
15 20 (3.79%) ETL
15 20 (3.79%) Front End Development
15 20 (3.79%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 173 (32.77%) SQL
2 118 (22.35%) C#
3 115 (21.78%) JavaScript
4 75 (14.20%) Java
5 40 (7.58%) Apex Code
6 26 (4.92%) T-SQL
7 23 (4.36%) PHP
8 22 (4.17%) PowerShell
9 10 (1.89%) VBA
10 9 (1.70%) C
10 9 (1.70%) VB
11 7 (1.33%) VB.NET
12 6 (1.14%) Python
13 3 (0.57%) AWK
14 2 (0.38%) PHP 7
14 2 (0.38%) VBScript
15 1 (0.19%) Go
Qualifications
1 75 (14.20%) Degree
2 50 (9.47%) Computer Science Degree
3 20 (3.79%) ISTQB
3 20 (3.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 13 (2.46%) AAT
5 10 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (1.70%) ACCA
7 8 (1.52%) CIMA
8 6 (1.14%) CCNA
8 6 (1.14%) Cisco Certification
8 6 (1.14%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.14%) PMP
9 4 (0.76%) MCSA
9 4 (0.76%) MCSE
9 4 (0.76%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 3 (0.57%) SAP Certification
11 2 (0.38%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.38%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.38%) MCITP
11 2 (0.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.79%) QA
2 19 (3.60%) GDPR
2 19 (3.60%) SLA
3 5 (0.95%) PMO
4 4 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.19%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 53 (10.04%) Active Directory
2 31 (5.87%) Hyper-V
3 11 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (1.70%) DFS Replication
4 9 (1.70%) XenApp
5 7 (1.33%) BitLocker
6 3 (0.57%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.38%) NFS
7 2 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (0.38%) VirtualBox
7 2 (0.38%) vSphere
8 1 (0.19%) Docker
Systems Management
1 19 (3.60%) WSUS
2 9 (1.70%) Microsoft Clustering
3 7 (1.33%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (1.33%) SCCM
4 2 (0.38%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (0.38%) PaperCut
5 1 (0.19%) Ansible
5 1 (0.19%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (0.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 128 (24.24%) Microsoft
2 116 (21.97%) SAP
3 71 (13.45%) Salesforce.com
4 59 (11.17%) Oracle
5 41 (7.77%) JD Edwards
6 32 (6.06%) Infor
7 29 (5.49%) Epicor
8 21 (3.98%) VMware
9 16 (3.03%) IFS
10 15 (2.84%) Cisco
11 12 (2.27%) Xero
12 11 (2.08%) Citrix
13 10 (1.89%) Adobe
13 10 (1.89%) Avaya
13 10 (1.89%) Dell
14 9 (1.70%) Google
14 9 (1.70%) IronPort
14 9 (1.70%) Juniper
14 9 (1.70%) McAfee
14 9 (1.70%) Workday