Period
to 18 January 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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 542 630 889
Rank change year-on-year +88 +259 -118
Permanent jobs citing Sage 821 641 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.47% 0.36% 0.19%
As % of the Vendors category 1.06% 0.83% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 658 556 361
UK median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,625 £23,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 77,728 77,595 94,215
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.69% 43.76% 45.45%
Number of salaries quoted 60,865 62,472 77,221
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
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 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +3.75%

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 January 2018.

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 January 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 +77 750 £44,000 +10.00% 132
UK excluding London +78 567 £40,000 +6.67% 110
South East +115 190 £45,000 - 30
London -5 176 £50,000 +11.11% 24
North of England -18 132 £40,000 +14.29% 32
Midlands +30 105 £38,500 -9.41% 18
West Midlands +17 70 £37,500 -16.67% 8
East of England +36 64 £41,500 +10.67% 8
North West -23 59 £40,750 +16.43% 13
Yorkshire +33 53 £31,500 -3.08% 15
East Midlands +25 35 £40,500 +8.00% 10
South West -14 30 £35,000 +5.26% 17
Wales +25 24 £38,500 +40.00% 1
Scotland -22 21 £35,000 +1.45% 3
North East +1 20 £62,500 +38.89% 4
Northern Ireland -20 1 £35,000 +0.72% 1

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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.

1 634 (77.22%) ERP
2 382 (46.53%) SAP
3 341 (41.53%) Finance
4 322 (39.22%) Advertising
5 311 (37.88%) Infor
6 305 (37.15%) Epicor
7 283 (34.47%) Oracle
8 236 (28.75%) NetSuite
9 233 (28.38%) SQL
10 220 (26.80%) Microsoft
11 185 (22.53%) Dynamics AX
12 182 (22.17%) CRM
13 172 (20.95%) Sage X3
14 167 (20.34%) Manufacturing
15 153 (18.64%) Sage 200
16 152 (18.51%) JD Edwards
17 145 (17.66%) IFS
18 112 (13.64%) Crystal Reports
19 107 (13.03%) Xero
20 102 (12.42%) Dynamics NAV
21 95 (11.57%) SAP Business One
22 86 (10.48%) E-Commerce
23 82 (9.99%) Project Management
24 78 (9.50%) C#
25 71 (8.65%) ACCA
26 70 (8.53%) Dynamics 365
27 68 (8.28%) Unit4 Business World
28 65 (7.92%) Logistics
29 60 (7.31%) JavaScript
30 59 (7.19%) CIMA

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 21 (2.56%) CMS
2 17 (2.07%) SharePoint
3 14 (1.71%) Umbraco
4 10 (1.22%) MS Exchange
5 6 (0.73%) IIS
5 6 (0.73%) WordPress
6 4 (0.49%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (0.49%) SugarCRM
7 3 (0.37%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.24%) Apache
8 2 (0.24%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (0.12%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.12%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.12%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 29 (3.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 23 (2.80%) Microsoft Office
3 14 (1.71%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.61%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.49%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.37%) SOLIDWORKS
7 2 (0.24%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.24%) Adobe Premiere
7 2 (0.24%) LibreOffice
7 2 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 2 (0.24%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.24%) Mozilla Thunderbird
7 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.12%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 236 (28.75%) NetSuite
2 185 (22.53%) Dynamics AX
3 172 (20.95%) Sage X3
4 153 (18.64%) Sage 200
5 102 (12.42%) Dynamics NAV
6 95 (11.57%) SAP Business One
7 68 (8.28%) Unit4 Business World
8 46 (5.60%) Oracle EBS
9 45 (5.48%) Dynamics CRM
10 43 (5.24%) Oracle EBS R12
11 37 (4.51%) Sage 500
12 34 (4.14%) Sage 1000
13 30 (3.65%) Dynamics GP
14 28 (3.41%) Infor M3
15 26 (3.17%) Epicor Tropos
16 23 (2.80%) BPCS
17 16 (1.95%) Payment Gateway
18 11 (1.34%) Sage CRM
19 8 (0.97%) Sage 50
19 8 (0.97%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 70 (8.53%) Dynamics 365
2 56 (6.82%) FinancialForce
3 35 (4.26%) SaaS
4 24 (2.92%) Office 365
5 17 (2.07%) Sage Pay
6 8 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
6 8 (0.97%) Microsoft Azure
7 6 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
7 6 (0.73%) Taleo
8 4 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.37%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
10 2 (0.24%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.24%) G Suite
10 2 (0.24%) GitHub
10 2 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.12%) IaaS
11 1 (0.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.95%) Firewall
2 15 (1.83%) DHCP
2 15 (1.83%) Wi-Fi
3 14 (1.71%) DNS
4 12 (1.46%) VoIP
5 10 (1.22%) Network Security
5 10 (1.22%) TCP/IP
6 9 (1.10%) Internet
6 9 (1.10%) Remote Desktop
6 9 (1.10%) VPN
7 4 (0.49%) ADSL
7 4 (0.49%) Ethernet
7 4 (0.49%) IP Telephony
7 4 (0.49%) LAN
8 3 (0.37%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (0.37%) NAS
8 3 (0.37%) Skype
8 3 (0.37%) SMS
8 3 (0.37%) VLAN
8 3 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (13.64%) Crystal Reports
2 43 (5.24%) Oracle Database
2 43 (5.24%) Oracle Database 11g
2 43 (5.24%) SAP HANA
2 43 (5.24%) SQL Server
3 42 (5.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 29 (3.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (1.22%) Oracle Reports
6 6 (0.73%) QlikView
6 6 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
8 4 (0.49%) Power BI
8 4 (0.49%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.37%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (0.37%) MS Access
9 3 (0.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.24%) BigQuery
10 2 (0.24%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.24%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 21 (2.56%) Git (software)
2 14 (1.71%) JIRA
3 9 (1.10%) JIRA Agile
4 5 (0.61%) gulp
4 5 (0.61%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.49%) Visual Studio
6 2 (0.24%) Bitbucket
6 2 (0.24%) Jasmine
6 2 (0.24%) TeamCity
General
1 341 (41.53%) Finance
2 322 (39.22%) Advertising
3 167 (20.34%) Manufacturing
4 50 (6.09%) Retail
5 31 (3.78%) Marketing
6 10 (1.22%) Billing
7 8 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
8 7 (0.85%) Games
9 5 (0.61%) Back Office
9 5 (0.61%) General Ledger
10 4 (0.49%) Banking
10 4 (0.49%) Front Office
10 4 (0.49%) Law
10 4 (0.49%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.12%) Automotive
11 1 (0.12%) French Language
11 1 (0.12%) German Language
11 1 (0.12%) Publishing
11 1 (0.12%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 319 (38.86%) Consultant
2 137 (16.69%) Sage Consultant
3 131 (15.96%) Analyst
4 78 (9.50%) Developer
5 64 (7.80%) Project Manager
6 62 (7.55%) Sage Support
7 60 (7.31%) Sage 200 Consultant
8 52 (6.33%) ERP Manager
8 52 (6.33%) Support Analyst
8 52 (6.33%) Support Consultant
9 49 (5.97%) ERP Consultant
10 46 (5.60%) Dynamics AX Consultant
11 32 (3.90%) ERP Analyst
11 32 (3.90%) IT Support
12 31 (3.78%) Business Analyst
13 30 (3.65%) ERP Project Manager
14 28 (3.41%) Administrator
15 27 (3.29%) ERP Support
16 26 (3.17%) Junior
17 25 (3.05%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (4.63%) .NET
2 27 (3.29%) HTML
3 25 (3.05%) CSS
4 12 (1.46%) AngularJS
4 12 (1.46%) Node.js
5 11 (1.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 10 (1.22%) Oracle Fusion
6 10 (1.22%) XML
7 9 (1.10%) .NET Framework
8 8 (0.97%) CSS3
8 8 (0.97%) Web Services
9 7 (0.85%) Ajax
9 7 (0.85%) HTML5
9 7 (0.85%) jQuery
9 7 (0.85%) JSON
10 6 (0.73%) COM
10 6 (0.73%) React
10 6 (0.73%) Sass
11 4 (0.49%) ASP.NET
12 2 (0.24%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 44 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (3.53%) Greenfield Project
3 24 (2.92%) Computer Science
4 21 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (2.44%) User Experience
6 13 (1.58%) Driving Licence
7 7 (0.85%) AS400
7 7 (0.85%) Management Information System
8 6 (0.73%) EPoS
8 6 (0.73%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (0.49%) Analytical Mindset
9 4 (0.49%) PMI
10 3 (0.37%) BBC
10 3 (0.37%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.24%) CCTV
11 2 (0.24%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.24%) Fintech
11 2 (0.24%) FMCG
11 2 (0.24%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.24%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 44 (5.36%) Windows
2 20 (2.44%) Windows Server
3 17 (2.07%) Windows 10
4 15 (1.83%) Linux
5 13 (1.58%) Windows 7
6 11 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (0.73%) Unix
8 5 (0.61%) Windows 8
9 3 (0.37%) Android
9 3 (0.37%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.24%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.12%) CentOS
11 1 (0.12%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.12%) SUSE
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 634 (77.22%) ERP
2 182 (22.17%) CRM
3 86 (10.48%) E-Commerce
4 82 (9.99%) Project Management
5 65 (7.92%) Logistics
6 43 (5.24%) Presales
7 42 (5.12%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (4.75%) Analytics
9 29 (3.53%) Business Development
10 27 (3.29%) PRINCE2
11 26 (3.17%) User Acceptance Testing
12 25 (3.05%) Business Intelligence
13 23 (2.80%) ITIL
13 23 (2.80%) Web Development
14 21 (2.56%) Process Improvement
15 20 (2.44%) Business Analysis
16 18 (2.19%) MVC
16 18 (2.19%) OO
17 17 (2.07%) Migration
17 17 (2.07%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 233 (28.38%) SQL
2 78 (9.50%) C#
3 60 (7.31%) JavaScript
4 36 (4.38%) C++
5 19 (2.31%) C
5 19 (2.31%) Java
6 9 (1.10%) T-SQL
7 8 (0.97%) PHP
7 8 (0.97%) PL/SQL
7 8 (0.97%) VB.NET
8 6 (0.73%) Bash Shell
8 6 (0.73%) VB
8 6 (0.73%) X++
9 5 (0.61%) Progress 4GL
9 5 (0.61%) RPG
10 2 (0.24%) Objective-C
10 2 (0.24%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.12%) ES6
11 1 (0.12%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (0.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 71 (8.65%) ACCA
2 59 (7.19%) CIMA
3 31 (3.78%) Degree
4 21 (2.56%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (1.58%) AAT
6 10 (1.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 9 (1.10%) PMI Certification
8 5 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
8 5 (0.61%) PMP
9 4 (0.49%) MCSA
10 3 (0.37%) MBA
10 3 (0.37%) MCSE
11 2 (0.24%) ISEB
11 2 (0.24%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.12%) MCP
12 1 (0.12%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.83%) SLA
2 9 (1.10%) QA
3 7 (0.85%) GAAP
4 5 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.37%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.12%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.12%) IFRS
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.12%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 31 (3.78%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.22%) Hyper-V
3 8 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.49%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (0.49%) vSphere
5 3 (0.37%) Docker
6 2 (0.24%) Terminal Services
6 2 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.12%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (0.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (0.24%) McAfee ePO
2 2 (0.24%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 2 (0.24%) WSUS
3 1 (0.12%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 382 (46.53%) SAP
2 311 (37.88%) Infor
3 305 (37.15%) Epicor
4 283 (34.47%) Oracle
5 220 (26.80%) Microsoft
6 152 (18.51%) JD Edwards
7 145 (17.66%) IFS
8 107 (13.03%) Xero
9 56 (6.82%) Salesforce.com
10 21 (2.56%) Adobe
11 17 (2.07%) VMware
12 15 (1.83%) WorldPay
13 14 (1.71%) Workday
14 13 (1.58%) Cassiopae
14 13 (1.58%) NETSOL
14 13 (1.58%) Pegasus
14 13 (1.58%) White Clarke
15 10 (1.22%) Cisco
15 10 (1.22%) Google
16 9 (1.10%) Cognos