The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Chester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 34 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Sage 1 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 0.44% - -
As % of the Vendors category 1.08% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Average salary £27,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Sage
Cheshire

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

Vendors Category
Chester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
93 97 98
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chester 40.61% 41.28% 30.25%
Number of salaries quoted 79 71 81
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% +21.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,700 £26,500 £23,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £55,600
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Chester

Sage
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Sage Salary Trend in Chester

Sage
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Chester

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Chester by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Chester 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Intranet
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (100.00%) IT Project Manager
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) VMware