Period
to 5 July 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 5 July 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
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 627 751 590
Rank change year-on-year +124 -161 +95
Permanent jobs citing Sage 222 373 797
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.28% 0.25% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 0.60% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 158 348 824
Median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £30,000 £22,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,875 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +13.33%

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 32,301 62,519 77,521
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 40.98% 42.44% 43.55%
Number of salaries quoted 24,774 48,058 60,521
Median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.17% +1.05%
10th Percentile £30,000 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £87,500 £82,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +1.19%

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Sage as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Sage in the UK

Sage
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Sage.

Salary trend for Sage in the UK

Sage
Salary Histogram

Salary distribution for jobs citing Sage over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Sage in the UK

Sage
Top 17 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 5 July 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 +134 206 £45,000 +12.50% 42
UK excluding London +173 175 £42,500 +13.33% 40
North of England +154 78 £42,500 - 8
North East +59 41 £62,500 +56.25%
London +90 34 £55,000 +15.79% 3
Midlands +126 29 £62,500 +56.25% 9
South East +107 28 £62,500 +92.31% 11
South West +89 26 £32,500 -13.33% 9
North West +84 20 £62,500 +47.06% 3
East Midlands +81 18 £62,500 +56.25% 4
Yorkshire +118 17 £40,000 +3.90% 5
West Midlands +89 11 £52,500 +50.00% 5
East of England +86 10 £33,000 -14.29% 2
Work from Home +55 9 £47,500 +5.56% 12
Northern Ireland - 2 £22,500 - 1
Scotland +88 1 - -
Wales +15 1 £45,000 +95.65%

For the 6 months to 5 July 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.

1 125 (56.31%) ERP
2 92 (41.44%) Microsoft
3 84 (37.84%) SAP
4 60 (27.03%) Finance
5 57 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
6 54 (24.32%) NetSuite
7 48 (21.62%) CRM
8 47 (21.17%) SQL
8 47 (21.17%) SQL Server
9 46 (20.72%) SaaS
10 42 (18.92%) Windows
11 41 (18.47%) Dynamics NAV
12 37 (16.67%) .NET
13 35 (15.77%) C#
13 35 (15.77%) SAP Business One
13 35 (15.77%) Sage 200
14 32 (14.41%) JD Edwards
15 30 (13.51%) JavaScript
16 28 (12.61%) Sage 500
16 28 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
17 27 (12.16%) Dynamics 365
17 27 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
18 26 (11.71%) Oracle
19 25 (11.26%) Microsoft Office
19 25 (11.26%) Dynamics CRM
19 25 (11.26%) Software Engineering
20 22 (9.91%) Salesforce.com
20 22 (9.91%) Retail
21 21 (9.46%) Sage X3
22 20 (9.01%) 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 6 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.35%) IIS
3 2 (0.90%) WordPress
4 1 (0.45%) Confluence
4 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.45%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 25 (11.26%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (6.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.45%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.45%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.45%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.45%) Adobe Premiere
3 1 (0.45%) InDesign
3 1 (0.45%) LightWave 3D
3 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.45%) MODO
3 1 (0.45%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.45%) Revit
3 1 (0.45%) SketchUp
Business Applications
1 54 (24.32%) NetSuite
2 41 (18.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 35 (15.77%) Sage 200
3 35 (15.77%) SAP Business One
4 28 (12.61%) Sage 500
5 25 (11.26%) Dynamics CRM
6 21 (9.46%) Sage X3
7 12 (5.41%) Lawson
8 9 (4.05%) Dynamics AX
9 6 (2.70%) Infor CRM
10 5 (2.25%) Odoo
11 4 (1.80%) Exchequer
11 4 (1.80%) HFM
11 4 (1.80%) Hyperion Enterprise
11 4 (1.80%) Hyperion Planning
11 4 (1.80%) Oracle ERP
11 4 (1.80%) Sage CRM
11 4 (1.80%) Shopify
11 4 (1.80%) Workday HCM
12 3 (1.35%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 46 (20.72%) SaaS
2 27 (12.16%) Dynamics 365
3 16 (7.21%) Office 365
4 15 (6.76%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (5.86%) AWS
6 12 (5.41%) Power Platform
7 10 (4.50%) Azure
8 6 (2.70%) AWS Lambda
8 6 (2.70%) Serverless
9 3 (1.35%) BlazeMeter
9 3 (1.35%) Datadog
9 3 (1.35%) Mimecast
9 3 (1.35%) Slack
9 3 (1.35%) Sumo Logic
10 2 (0.90%) Boomi
11 1 (0.45%) Force.com
11 1 (0.45%) G Suite
11 1 (0.45%) Intacct
11 1 (0.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 13 (5.86%) Firewall
2 11 (4.95%) LAN
2 11 (4.95%) WAN
3 9 (4.05%) DNS
4 8 (3.60%) DHCP
4 8 (3.60%) VoIP
5 5 (2.25%) SAN
5 5 (2.25%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.25%) VPN
6 3 (1.35%) HTTP
6 3 (1.35%) Internet
6 3 (1.35%) NAS
6 3 (1.35%) VLAN
7 2 (0.90%) SNMP
7 2 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.45%) IPv4
8 1 (0.45%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (21.17%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.66%) Big Data
3 16 (7.21%) Crystal Reports
4 12 (5.41%) Power BI
5 11 (4.95%) QlikView
5 11 (4.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 11 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (4.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (4.05%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (3.15%) Essbase
7 7 (3.15%) ZAP BI
8 6 (2.70%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 6 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.25%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (1.80%) MySQL
10 4 (1.80%) Oracle BI EE
10 4 (1.80%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.80%) Oracle ODI
10 4 (1.80%) Oracle Smart View
11 3 (1.35%) Oracle OLAP
Development Applications
1 5 (2.25%) ERwin
1 5 (2.25%) Visual Studio
2 3 (1.35%) InstallShield
2 3 (1.35%) JMeter
2 3 (1.35%) MSI
2 3 (1.35%) Postman
2 3 (1.35%) Selenium
2 3 (1.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (1.35%) WiX
3 1 (0.45%) JIRA
General
1 60 (27.03%) Finance
2 22 (9.91%) Retail
3 16 (7.21%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.70%) Marketing
5 4 (1.80%) Billing
5 4 (1.80%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.90%) Games
6 2 (0.90%) Public Sector
7 1 (0.45%) Advertising
7 1 (0.45%) Banking
7 1 (0.45%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.45%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 51 (22.97%) Consultant
2 41 (18.47%) Developer
3 39 (17.57%) NetSuite Consultant
4 23 (10.36%) Analyst
5 19 (8.56%) Software Engineer
6 16 (7.21%) C# Developer
6 16 (7.21%) C# Software Developer
6 16 (7.21%) Software Developer
7 12 (5.41%) Microsoft Developer
7 12 (5.41%) Senior Analyst
8 11 (4.95%) Business Analyst
8 11 (4.95%) IT Support
8 11 (4.95%) IT Technician
9 10 (4.50%) Project Manager
10 9 (4.05%) ERP Manager
10 9 (4.05%) ERP Project Manager
11 8 (3.60%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 8 (3.60%) IT Support Technician
11 8 (3.60%) Support Technician
12 7 (3.15%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (16.67%) .NET
2 19 (8.56%) ASP.NET
2 19 (8.56%) ASP.NET Web API
3 16 (7.21%) jQuery
4 9 (4.05%) XML
5 8 (3.60%) Web Services
6 5 (2.25%) ODBC
7 4 (1.80%) JSON
7 4 (1.80%) SOAP
8 3 (1.35%) .NET Framework
8 3 (1.35%) Ajax
8 3 (1.35%) ATL
8 3 (1.35%) COM
8 3 (1.35%) CSS
8 3 (1.35%) HTML
8 3 (1.35%) Ruby on Rails
8 3 (1.35%) WCF
8 3 (1.35%) WPF
8 3 (1.35%) XML Schema
8 3 (1.35%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.01%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.41%) Driving Licence
3 9 (4.05%) User Experience
4 7 (3.15%) AS400
5 6 (2.70%) Cloud Native
5 6 (2.70%) CMDB
6 5 (2.25%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.25%) Data Structures
7 4 (1.80%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.90%) EPoS
9 2 (0.90%) FMCG
9 2 (0.90%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.45%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 42 (18.92%) Windows
2 20 (9.01%) Linux
3 8 (3.60%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.70%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.35%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.35%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2016
6 3 (1.35%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (56.31%) ERP
2 57 (25.68%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (21.62%) CRM
4 28 (12.61%) Problem-Solving
5 27 (12.16%) Business Intelligence
6 25 (11.26%) Software Engineering
7 19 (8.56%) Migration
7 19 (8.56%) TDD
8 18 (8.11%) E-Commerce
8 18 (8.11%) Project Management
9 17 (7.66%) Logistics
10 16 (7.21%) Analytics
10 16 (7.21%) Data Modelling
10 16 (7.21%) PRINCE2
11 15 (6.76%) Analytical Thinking
11 15 (6.76%) Presales
11 15 (6.76%) Scrum
12 14 (6.31%) Fintech
13 11 (4.95%) Critical Thinking
14 10 (4.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 47 (21.17%) SQL
2 35 (15.77%) C#
3 30 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 8 (3.60%) Java
5 6 (2.70%) Apex Code
5 6 (2.70%) C++
5 6 (2.70%) PowerShell
6 3 (1.35%) C
6 3 (1.35%) C++/CLI
6 3 (1.35%) Ruby
6 3 (1.35%) VBScript
6 3 (1.35%) VC++
7 2 (0.90%) T-SQL
7 2 (0.90%) VB
7 2 (0.90%) VB.NET
7 2 (0.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 16 (7.21%) Degree
2 13 (5.86%) ACCA
3 9 (4.05%) PMI Certification
3 9 (4.05%) PMP
4 6 (2.70%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (1.80%) ISEB
5 4 (1.80%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.35%) CIMA
6 3 (1.35%) HND
7 2 (0.90%) AAT
7 2 (0.90%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (8.11%) QA
2 4 (1.80%) Data Quality
3 3 (1.35%) PMO
4 2 (0.90%) GDPR
5 1 (0.45%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (0.45%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.45%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.05%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.80%) Xen
4 3 (1.35%) Docker
4 3 (1.35%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.35%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 2 (0.90%) WSUS
2 1 (0.45%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 92 (41.44%) Microsoft
2 84 (37.84%) SAP
3 32 (14.41%) JD Edwards
4 26 (11.71%) Oracle
5 22 (9.91%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (6.76%) IFS
7 14 (6.31%) Epicor
8 13 (5.86%) Xero
9 9 (4.05%) Infor
10 6 (2.70%) Workday
11 5 (2.25%) VMware
12 4 (1.80%) Citrix
12 4 (1.80%) Concur
12 4 (1.80%) Hyperion
13 3 (1.35%) Cisco
13 3 (1.35%) New Relic
13 3 (1.35%) Veeam
14 2 (0.90%) McAfee
14 2 (0.90%) Meraki
14 2 (0.90%) Symantec