The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 213 186 173
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -13
Permanent jobs citing Sage 9 34 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.17% 0.59% 0.88%
As % of the Vendors category 0.33% 1.20% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 33 35
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Sage
South East

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

Vendors Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2704 2840 3124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 50.30% 49.58% 58.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1984 2053 2377
Average salary £48,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Sage
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Sage Salary Trend in Berkshire

Sage
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sage across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015.

Sage Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Sage
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 May 2015. 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
Newbury - 5 - -
Hungerford -15 2 £35,000 -6.66%
Sage
South East

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 14 (66.67%) ERP
2 12 (57.14%) Exchequer
2 12 (57.14%) Dynamics GP
3 10 (47.62%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (47.62%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (38.10%) Finance
4 8 (38.10%) SAP
5 7 (33.33%) Lawson
5 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 7 (33.33%) Migration
5 7 (33.33%) SAP Business One
6 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
6 5 (23.81%) Synopsys
6 5 (23.81%) Office 365
6 5 (23.81%) PuTTY
6 5 (23.81%) Back Office
6 5 (23.81%) CCSA
6 5 (23.81%) SSH
6 5 (23.81%) HP
6 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (23.81%) Apple
6 5 (23.81%) Sophos
6 5 (23.81%) Oracle
6 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
6 5 (23.81%) Broadband
6 5 (23.81%) VPN
6 5 (23.81%) DNS
6 5 (23.81%) MCSE
6 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
7 4 (19.05%) ACCA

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT jobs across the Berkshire 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 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (23.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (57.14%) Exchequer
1 12 (57.14%) Dynamics GP
2 10 (47.62%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (47.62%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (33.33%) SAP Business One
3 7 (33.33%) Lawson
4 3 (14.29%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (14.29%) GoldMine
5 2 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (4.76%) Infor CRM
6 1 (4.76%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Office 365
2 3 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) Broadband
1 5 (23.81%) VPN
1 5 (23.81%) DNS
1 5 (23.81%) SSH
1 5 (23.81%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (38.10%) Finance
2 5 (23.81%) Back Office
3 3 (14.29%) French Language
4 2 (9.52%) Telecoms
4 2 (9.52%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Consultant
1 11 (52.38%) ERP Consultant
2 5 (23.81%) Analyst
2 5 (23.81%) Support Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Applications Support
3 4 (19.05%) Applications Consultant
3 4 (19.05%) Server Support
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Support Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Server Support Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Server Analyst
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Server Analyst
4 3 (14.29%) Applications Support Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Support Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) CRM Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Project Manager
5 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
5 2 (9.52%) Senior Manager
5 2 (9.52%) CRM Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) COM
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) ERP
2 7 (33.33%) Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
3 2 (9.52%) Project Management
3 2 (9.52%) Manual Testing
3 2 (9.52%) Data Migration
3 2 (9.52%) Product Management
3 2 (9.52%) CRM
4 1 (4.76%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (23.81%) PowerShell
2 3 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) MCSE
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (23.81%) CCSA
2 4 (19.05%) ACCA
2 4 (19.05%) CIMA
3 2 (9.52%) ISEB
3 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 2 (9.52%) AAT
3 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (9.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.52%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) SAP
2 7 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) HP
3 5 (23.81%) Apple
3 5 (23.81%) Oracle
3 5 (23.81%) Sophos
3 5 (23.81%) Synopsys
4 4 (19.05%) Pegasus
5 3 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (4.76%) Infor
6 1 (4.76%) PeopleSoft
6 1 (4.76%) Siebel
6 1 (4.76%) CODA
6 1 (4.76%) Epicor