Period
to 23 October 2017

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 23 October 2017 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
23 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 735 671 875
Rank change year-on-year -64 +204 -161
Permanent jobs citing Sage 476 633 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.27% 0.33% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.61% 0.76% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 388 554 414
UK median annual salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% -
10th Percentile £26,100 £25,000 £21,650
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £58,025
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% -

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 77929 83156 100545
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.39% 43.85% 45.97%
Number of salaries quoted 60243 67119 81790
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -

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 23 October 2017.

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 23 October 2017. 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 -45 426 £40,000 - 20
UK excluding London -65 305 £38,500 +2.67% 19
London -34 118 £47,500 +11.76% 2
North of England -8 96 £35,000 +6.06% 3
South East +4 89 £42,500 -15.00% 8
North West +8 54 £35,000 -3.45% 2
Midlands -11 47 £41,000 +17.14% 3
Yorkshire +10 37 £35,000 +7.69%
East Midlands +29 26 £45,000 +28.57% 3
East of England -12 26 £38,750 +23.02% 3
South West +7 24 £37,500 +7.14% 1
West Midlands -25 19 £40,000 +14.29%
Scotland -11 12 £30,000 +6.19% 1
Wales +7 10 £32,500 +22.64%
North East +21 5 £36,500 -18.89% 1
Northern Ireland -22 1 £35,000 -12.50%

For the 6 months to 23 October 2017, 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.

1 307 (64.50%) ERP
2 187 (39.29%) Finance
2 187 (39.29%) SAP
3 157 (32.98%) SQL
4 134 (28.15%) Oracle
5 130 (27.31%) Microsoft
5 130 (27.31%) Advertising
6 109 (22.90%) Epicor
7 107 (22.48%) Infor
8 101 (21.22%) Sage 200
9 95 (19.96%) CRM
10 94 (19.75%) NetSuite
11 84 (17.65%) Sage X3
12 81 (17.02%) JD Edwards
13 79 (16.60%) Dynamics AX
14 67 (14.08%) SAP Business One
15 63 (13.24%) Manufacturing
16 59 (12.39%) Crystal Reports
17 56 (11.76%) Project Management
18 55 (11.55%) JavaScript
19 52 (10.92%) E-Commerce
20 51 (10.71%) SQL Server
21 48 (10.08%) Windows
22 46 (9.66%) Microsoft Office
23 43 (9.03%) Unit4 Business World
23 43 (9.03%) Dynamics NAV
24 42 (8.82%) Degree
24 42 (8.82%) C#
25 41 (8.61%) ACCA
25 41 (8.61%) 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 17 (3.57%) CMS
1 17 (3.57%) MS Exchange
2 16 (3.36%) SharePoint
3 15 (3.15%) Umbraco
4 10 (2.10%) WordPress
5 7 (1.47%) IIS
6 4 (0.84%) Apache
7 3 (0.63%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (0.63%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (0.42%) SAS
8 2 (0.42%) SugarCRM
9 1 (0.21%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.21%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.21%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 46 (9.66%) Microsoft Office
2 27 (5.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 15 (3.15%) Photoshop
4 10 (2.10%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (1.26%) SOLIDWORKS
6 5 (1.05%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.84%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 2 (0.42%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
8 2 (0.42%) SPSS
9 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 1 (0.21%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.21%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 101 (21.22%) Sage 200
2 94 (19.75%) NetSuite
3 84 (17.65%) Sage X3
4 79 (16.60%) Dynamics AX
5 67 (14.08%) SAP Business One
6 43 (9.03%) Dynamics NAV
6 43 (9.03%) Unit4 Business World
7 22 (4.62%) Sage 1000
8 17 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
8 17 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
8 17 (3.57%) Payment Gateway
9 16 (3.36%) Dynamics GP
10 15 (3.15%) Sage 500
10 15 (3.15%) Sage CRM
11 10 (2.10%) Infor M3
11 10 (2.10%) Oracle EBS R12
11 10 (2.10%) Sage 50
12 7 (1.47%) Cognos Controller
12 7 (1.47%) Magento
13 5 (1.05%) Infor LN
Cloud Services
1 30 (6.30%) Office 365
2 28 (5.88%) SaaS
3 22 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (4.41%) FinancialForce
5 19 (3.99%) Sage Pay
6 16 (3.36%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (2.73%) Dynamics 365
8 8 (1.68%) Force.com
8 8 (1.68%) Intacct
9 4 (0.84%) Dropbox
9 4 (0.84%) G Suite
10 3 (0.63%) GitHub
10 3 (0.63%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
11 2 (0.42%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.42%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.21%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.73%) Firewall
2 8 (1.68%) Network Security
2 8 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
3 6 (1.26%) DHCP
3 6 (1.26%) DNS
3 6 (1.26%) Internet
4 5 (1.05%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.05%) VLAN
4 5 (1.05%) VoIP
4 5 (1.05%) VPN
5 4 (0.84%) FTP
5 4 (0.84%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (0.63%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (0.63%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.63%) SSL
6 3 (0.63%) WAN
7 2 (0.42%) Intranet
7 2 (0.42%) NAS
7 2 (0.42%) SAN
7 2 (0.42%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (12.39%) Crystal Reports
2 51 (10.71%) SQL Server
3 14 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (2.31%) SAP HANA
5 10 (2.10%) Oracle Database
5 10 (2.10%) Oracle Database 11g
6 6 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.05%) Oracle Reports
8 4 (0.84%) MS Access
8 4 (0.84%) MySQL
8 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 3 (0.63%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.63%) QlikView
9 3 (0.63%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
10 2 (0.42%) Power BI
10 2 (0.42%) Spotfire
10 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.21%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 24 (5.04%) Git (software)
2 14 (2.94%) JIRA
3 10 (2.10%) JIRA Agile
4 5 (1.05%) gulp
4 5 (1.05%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.84%) Visual Studio
6 3 (0.63%) Bitbucket
6 3 (0.63%) Jasmine
7 2 (0.42%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 187 (39.29%) Finance
2 130 (27.31%) Advertising
3 63 (13.24%) Manufacturing
4 25 (5.25%) Retail
5 21 (4.41%) Marketing
6 6 (1.26%) Pharmaceutical
7 5 (1.05%) Back Office
7 5 (1.05%) General Ledger
7 5 (1.05%) Telecoms
8 4 (0.84%) Law
9 3 (0.63%) Billing
9 3 (0.63%) Games
10 2 (0.42%) Front Office
10 2 (0.42%) German Language
10 2 (0.42%) Spanish Language
11 1 (0.21%) Automotive
11 1 (0.21%) Banking
11 1 (0.21%) Electronics
11 1 (0.21%) Legal
11 1 (0.21%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 189 (39.71%) Consultant
2 72 (15.13%) Sage Consultant
3 59 (12.39%) Analyst
3 59 (12.39%) Developer
4 41 (8.61%) Sage 200 Consultant
5 39 (8.19%) ERP Consultant
6 35 (7.35%) Sage Support
7 29 (6.09%) IT Support
8 28 (5.88%) Support Analyst
9 25 (5.25%) Business Consultant
9 25 (5.25%) Software Consultant
10 24 (5.04%) ERP Manager
11 22 (4.62%) Support Consultant
12 21 (4.41%) Applications Support
12 21 (4.41%) C# Developer
13 20 (4.20%) IT Manager
13 20 (4.20%) Project Manager
14 19 (3.99%) Implementation Consultant
15 18 (3.78%) Junior
15 18 (3.78%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (7.35%) HTML
2 31 (6.51%) .NET
3 29 (6.09%) CSS
4 14 (2.94%) AngularJS
5 13 (2.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 12 (2.52%) .NET Framework
7 11 (2.31%) Node.js
8 10 (2.10%) XML
9 9 (1.89%) CSS3
9 9 (1.89%) Web Services
10 8 (1.68%) Ajax
10 8 (1.68%) HTML5
10 8 (1.68%) jQuery
10 8 (1.68%) JSON
11 7 (1.47%) COM
12 6 (1.26%) ASP.NET
12 6 (1.26%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (1.26%) Sass
13 4 (0.84%) React
14 3 (0.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 41 (8.61%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (4.62%) Computer Science
3 15 (3.15%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (2.94%) User Experience
5 12 (2.52%) Driving Licence
6 9 (1.89%) Management Information System
7 6 (1.26%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.05%) EPoS
9 4 (0.84%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (0.84%) NHS
9 4 (0.84%) PMI
10 3 (0.63%) Cyber Attack
10 3 (0.63%) iPad
10 3 (0.63%) iPhone
10 3 (0.63%) Smartphone
11 2 (0.42%) AS400
11 2 (0.42%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.42%) Mobile App
11 2 (0.42%) Replication
12 1 (0.21%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 48 (10.08%) Windows
2 29 (6.09%) Windows Server
3 17 (3.57%) Windows 10
4 16 (3.36%) Windows 7
5 13 (2.73%) Linux
6 12 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.05%) Unix
9 4 (0.84%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.84%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.63%) Android
10 3 (0.63%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.42%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.42%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.21%) CentOS
12 1 (0.21%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 307 (64.50%) ERP
2 95 (19.96%) CRM
3 56 (11.76%) Project Management
4 52 (10.92%) E-Commerce
5 35 (7.35%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (5.88%) Presales
7 27 (5.67%) Migration
8 25 (5.25%) Web Development
9 22 (4.62%) Business Analysis
10 21 (4.41%) Business Development
11 20 (4.20%) Time Management
12 19 (3.99%) Logistics
13 18 (3.78%) MVC
13 18 (3.78%) OO
14 16 (3.36%) Analytics
15 15 (3.15%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (3.15%) ITIL
15 15 (3.15%) OOD
15 15 (3.15%) Responsive Web Design
16 14 (2.94%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 157 (32.98%) SQL
2 55 (11.55%) JavaScript
3 42 (8.82%) C#
4 19 (3.99%) Java
5 11 (2.31%) PHP
6 10 (2.10%) C
6 10 (2.10%) T-SQL
7 9 (1.89%) VB
8 8 (1.68%) Progress 4GL
9 7 (1.47%) C++
9 7 (1.47%) VBA
10 6 (1.26%) PL/SQL
10 6 (1.26%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.05%) R
12 4 (0.84%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.84%) PowerShell
13 3 (0.63%) Objective-C
13 3 (0.63%) Python
14 2 (0.42%) RPG
14 2 (0.42%) X++
Qualifications
1 42 (8.82%) Degree
2 41 (8.61%) ACCA
3 36 (7.56%) CIMA
4 9 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.05%) ISEB
5 5 (1.05%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.05%) MCSA
6 4 (0.84%) AAT
6 4 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (0.84%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (0.84%) MBA
6 4 (0.84%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.63%) MCSE
8 2 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (0.21%) A+ Certification
9 1 (0.21%) CISSP
9 1 (0.21%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.21%) MCP
9 1 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.21%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.10%) QA
2 7 (1.47%) GAAP
3 6 (1.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.84%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.84%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 4 (0.84%) SLA
5 2 (0.42%) PMO
6 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 28 (5.88%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.31%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (1.05%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (0.63%) Docker
6 2 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.21%) Kamailio
7 1 (0.21%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.21%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.21%) vSphere
7 1 (0.21%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (0.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 3 (0.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (0.42%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.42%) WSUS
4 1 (0.21%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 187 (39.29%) SAP
2 134 (28.15%) Oracle
3 130 (27.31%) Microsoft
4 109 (22.90%) Epicor
5 107 (22.48%) Infor
6 81 (17.02%) JD Edwards
7 40 (8.40%) Xero
8 38 (7.98%) Salesforce.com
9 29 (6.09%) IFS
10 20 (4.20%) Adobe
11 19 (3.99%) Workday
12 17 (3.57%) Pegasus
13 15 (3.15%) WorldPay
14 12 (2.52%) Google
15 11 (2.31%) Cassiopae
15 11 (2.31%) Cognos
15 11 (2.31%) NETSOL
15 11 (2.31%) White Clarke
16 10 (2.10%) Cisco
17 9 (1.89%) VMware