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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 126 117 106
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -11
Permanent jobs citing Sage 7 5 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.35% 0.31% 1.44%
As % of the Vendors category 0.81% 0.73% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 27
Average salary £38,750 £32,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.09% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,250 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,250 £34,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,250
% change year-on-year
- +2.18%
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
867 686 928
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 43.46% 42.09% 46.03%
Number of salaries quoted 742 569 795
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £65,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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 -13 3 £40,000 +17.64% 1
Wilmslow - 2 £37,500 - 1
Chester - 1 £27,500 -
Sage
North West

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 8 (47.06%) ERP
2 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) SAP
2 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) SAP Business One
3 5 (29.41%) CRM
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
3 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
4 4 (23.53%) Document Management
4 4 (23.53%) Sage 200
5 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
5 3 (17.65%) CMS
5 3 (17.65%) VMware
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle
5 3 (17.65%) PeopleSoft
5 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
5 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
5 3 (17.65%) MS Access
6 2 (11.76%) XML
6 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 2 (11.76%) Cognos
6 2 (11.76%) VBA

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
1 3 (17.65%) CMS
1 3 (17.65%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (35.29%) SAP Business One
2 4 (23.53%) Sage 200
3 2 (11.76%) Line 500
3 2 (11.76%) Exchequer
4 1 (5.88%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (5.88%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (5.88%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (17.65%) MS Access
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (11.76%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (35.29%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Marketing
3 2 (11.76%) Electronics
4 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.88%) Law
4 1 (5.88%) Games
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Consultant
2 3 (17.65%) DBA
2 3 (17.65%) Business Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Analyst
3 2 (11.76%) SAP Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Applications Support
3 2 (11.76%) Services Delivery Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Service Manager
3 2 (11.76%) SAP Business Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) SAP Business One Consultant
3 2 (11.76%) Sage Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) SAP Implementation Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Procurement Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) HTML
1 2 (11.76%) XML
2 1 (5.88%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ERP
2 5 (29.41%) CRM
3 4 (23.53%) Document Management
4 3 (17.65%) Project Management
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (11.76%) Content Management
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.76%) ITIL
6 1 (5.88%) B2B
6 1 (5.88%) Scrum
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Telemarketing
6 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (29.41%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) VBA
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (35.29%) SAP
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft
3 3 (17.65%) Oracle
3 3 (17.65%) PeopleSoft
3 3 (17.65%) VMware
4 2 (11.76%) Veeam
4 2 (11.76%) Cognos
4 2 (11.76%) IBM
4 2 (11.76%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) Primavera
4 2 (11.76%) Open Text
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Salary: £30000 per annum
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