The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sage Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 83 82 92
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +10
Permanent jobs citing Sage 2 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.25% 0.50% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.46% 1.01% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 2 5 3
Average salary £30,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +5.88%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Sage
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Vendors Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
437 493 521
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 55.11% 49.50% 51.08%
Number of salaries quoted 401 416 471
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sage across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Sage
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sage across the Bedfordshire region.

Sage Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Sage
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bedford +6 2 £30,000 -31.42%
Sage
East of England

Sage
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Sage also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sage.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) EDI
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (100.00%) Sage X3

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Sage also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sage. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Sage X3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Business Systems Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Support
1 2 (100.00%) Systems Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) CRM
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL