The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 93 117 108
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -9
Permanent jobs citing Sage 20 8 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.17% 0.45% 1.39%
As % of the Vendors category 2.50% 1.07% 3.00%
Number of salaries quoted 20 5 26
Average salary £27,500 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.38% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
Sage
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
801 748 868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 46.90% 41.62% 46.37%
Number of salaries quoted 609 533 658
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,650 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Sage
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Sage Salary Trend in Cheshire

Sage
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sage across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Sage Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Sage
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 April 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
Warrington +22 16 £27,500 -15.38% 2
Sage
North West

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 26 (89.66%) SAP
2 25 (86.21%) CRM
2 25 (86.21%) Finance
3 22 (75.86%) JD Edwards
3 22 (75.86%) Dynamics CRM
3 22 (75.86%) Dynamics GP
3 22 (75.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 21 (72.41%) SQL Server
5 17 (58.62%) SQL
6 16 (55.17%) Dynamics NAV
7 15 (51.72%) ERP
8 14 (48.28%) Oracle
8 14 (48.28%) MS Excel
8 14 (48.28%) General Ledger
8 14 (48.28%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (44.83%) Oracle General Ledger
9 13 (44.83%) SharePoint
9 13 (44.83%) Epicor
10 12 (41.38%) Data Analysis
11 10 (34.48%) Hyperion
11 10 (34.48%) Cognos
11 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
11 10 (34.48%) Crystal Reports
12 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (20.69%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
15 3 (10.34%) Pegasus
15 3 (10.34%) CODA
15 3 (10.34%) Advertising
15 3 (10.34%) Sage 200

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 13 (44.83%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (48.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (75.86%) Dynamics CRM
1 22 (75.86%) Dynamics GP
2 16 (55.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (44.83%) Oracle General Ledger
4 3 (10.34%) Sage 200
4 3 (10.34%) SAP Business One
4 3 (10.34%) Line 500
4 3 (10.34%) Sage 1000
5 1 (3.45%) SAP HR
5 1 (3.45%) ResourceLink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (75.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 21 (72.41%) SQL Server
3 10 (34.48%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (27.59%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (20.69%) Oracle Reports
General
1 25 (86.21%) Finance
2 14 (48.28%) General Ledger
3 5 (17.24%) Manufacturing
4 3 (10.34%) Advertising
4 3 (10.34%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Analyst
2 12 (41.38%) Data Analyst
3 9 (31.03%) Support Analyst
4 7 (24.14%) SQL Data Analyst
5 6 (20.69%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (17.24%) Server Support
6 5 (17.24%) Business Analyst
6 5 (17.24%) Server Support Analyst
6 5 (17.24%) SQL Server Analyst
6 5 (17.24%) Server Analyst
7 4 (13.79%) Business Systems Analyst
8 3 (10.34%) Consultant
9 2 (6.90%) DBA
9 2 (6.90%) Applications Support
9 2 (6.90%) Administrator
9 2 (6.90%) Data Administrator
9 2 (6.90%) SQL DBA
9 2 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
9 2 (6.90%) ERP Consultant
10 1 (3.45%) Financial Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 14 (48.28%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) PMI
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) CRM
2 15 (51.72%) ERP
3 12 (41.38%) Data Analysis
4 3 (10.34%) OpenUP
5 1 (3.45%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.45%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.45%) Data Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.45%) SSADM
Programming Languages
1 17 (58.62%) SQL
2 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) ISEB
1 1 (3.45%) PMI Certification
1 1 (3.45%) CBAP
Vendors
1 26 (89.66%) SAP
2 22 (75.86%) JD Edwards
3 14 (48.28%) Oracle
4 13 (44.83%) Epicor
5 10 (34.48%) Cognos
5 10 (34.48%) Microsoft
5 10 (34.48%) Hyperion
6 3 (10.34%) Pegasus
6 3 (10.34%) CODA
7 1 (3.45%) Northgate
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