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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 107 104 103
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -1
Permanent jobs citing Sage 16 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.92% 0.63% 0.91%
As % of the Vendors category 2.07% 1.46% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 16 10 17
Average salary £30,750 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
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
772 753 862
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 44.29% 43.08% 46.15%
Number of salaries quoted 613 578 703
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,950 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.87% -

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +8 10 £27,500 -16.66% 1
Wilmslow - 2 £40,000 -
Crewe - 1 £31,500 -
Sage
North West

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 30 (88.24%) CRM
1 30 (88.24%) Finance
2 29 (85.29%) Dynamics GP
3 28 (82.35%) SAP
4 27 (79.41%) JD Edwards
4 27 (79.41%) Dynamics CRM
4 27 (79.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 26 (76.47%) SQL Server
6 23 (67.65%) SQL
7 20 (58.82%) MS Excel
7 20 (58.82%) Dynamics NAV
8 19 (55.88%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (52.94%) General Ledger
10 17 (50.00%) Epicor
10 17 (50.00%) Oracle
10 17 (50.00%) SharePoint
10 17 (50.00%) Oracle General Ledger
11 16 (47.06%) ERP
11 16 (47.06%) Data Analysis
12 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
13 11 (32.35%) Cognos
13 11 (32.35%) Crystal Reports
13 11 (32.35%) Hyperion
14 10 (29.41%) Oracle Reports
15 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
16 4 (11.76%) Sage 200
17 3 (8.82%) Line 500
17 3 (8.82%) Sage 1000
17 3 (8.82%) Marketing
17 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 17 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (58.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 29 (85.29%) Dynamics GP
2 27 (79.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 20 (58.82%) Dynamics NAV
4 17 (50.00%) Oracle General Ledger
5 4 (11.76%) Sage 200
6 3 (8.82%) Line 500
6 3 (8.82%) Sage 1000
7 2 (5.88%) Agresso
7 2 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (5.88%) Sage ERP X3
8 1 (2.94%) SAP Business One
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (79.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 26 (76.47%) SQL Server
3 11 (32.35%) Crystal Reports
4 10 (29.41%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (26.47%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 30 (88.24%) Finance
2 18 (52.94%) General Ledger
3 3 (8.82%) Marketing
3 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 29 (85.29%) Analyst
2 16 (47.06%) Data Analyst
3 10 (29.41%) Support Analyst
3 10 (29.41%) Systems Analyst
4 9 (26.47%) SQL Data Analyst
5 8 (23.53%) Business Analyst
6 6 (17.65%) Business Systems Analyst
7 5 (14.71%) Server Support
7 5 (14.71%) SQL Server Analyst
7 5 (14.71%) Server Support Analyst
7 5 (14.71%) Server Analyst
8 2 (5.88%) Data Administrator
8 2 (5.88%) DBA
8 2 (5.88%) SQL DBA
8 2 (5.88%) Applications Support
8 2 (5.88%) Administrator
8 2 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
9 1 (2.94%) SAP Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) Business Consultant
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 19 (55.88%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
1 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (88.24%) CRM
2 16 (47.06%) ERP
2 16 (47.06%) Data Analysis
3 2 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
3 2 (5.88%) BDD
3 2 (5.88%) User Stories
3 2 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (5.88%) Scrum
3 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (2.94%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) SQL
2 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.94%) XenApp
Vendors
1 28 (82.35%) SAP
2 27 (79.41%) JD Edwards
3 17 (50.00%) Oracle
3 17 (50.00%) Epicor
4 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
5 11 (32.35%) Cognos
5 11 (32.35%) Hyperion
6 2 (5.88%) Infor
7 1 (2.94%) VMware
7 1 (2.94%) Pegasus
7 1 (2.94%) CODA
7 1 (2.94%) HP
7 1 (2.94%) Citrix
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Great Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + car allowance + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car, pension, health insurance, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Car, pension, health insurance, bonus
Posted: 19 days ago