The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 96 92 79
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -13
Permanent jobs citing Sage 7 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.50% 0.18% 0.57%
As % of the Vendors category 0.97% 0.35% 1.23%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 5
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £21,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +74.11%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Sage
East of England

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

Vendors Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
720 572 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 50.96% 52.67% 46.56%
Number of salaries quoted 542 444 337
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

Sage
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Sage Salary Trend in Essex

Sage
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the Essex region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
Basildon +3 1 £42,500 +14.86%
Billericay - 1 £30,000 -
Colchester - 1 - -
Sage
East of England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 16 (66.67%) .NET
1 16 (66.67%) Sage 200
2 15 (62.50%) C#
3 12 (50.00%) VB.NET
4 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
5 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 10 (41.67%) SQL
5 10 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 9 (37.50%) Advertising
6 9 (37.50%) ERP
7 7 (29.17%) Web Services
8 6 (25.00%) PHP
8 6 (25.00%) Magento
9 5 (20.83%) HTML
9 5 (20.83%) XML
9 5 (20.83%) WCF
10 4 (16.67%) WPF
10 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
10 4 (16.67%) XHTML
10 4 (16.67%) ADO.NET
10 4 (16.67%) Finance
10 4 (16.67%) MVC
10 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (16.67%) MVVM
10 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
10 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
10 4 (16.67%) VoIP
11 3 (12.50%) DHCP
11 3 (12.50%) VPN
11 3 (12.50%) DNS

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Essex 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 (12.50%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 16 (66.67%) Sage 200
2 6 (25.00%) Magento
3 1 (4.17%) Pegasus Opera
3 1 (4.17%) Sage 50
3 1 (4.17%) Sage 300 ERP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) VoIP
2 3 (12.50%) DHCP
2 3 (12.50%) VPN
2 3 (12.50%) DNS
2 3 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (37.50%) Advertising
2 4 (16.67%) Finance
3 2 (8.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Consultant
2 4 (16.67%) Senior Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Technical Developer
3 3 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 3 (12.50%) VB.NET Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 2 (8.33%) IT Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Sage Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Account Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Applications Developer
5 1 (4.17%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (4.17%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) .NET
2 7 (29.17%) Web Services
3 5 (20.83%) XML
3 5 (20.83%) WCF
3 5 (20.83%) HTML
4 4 (16.67%) WPF
4 4 (16.67%) XHTML
4 4 (16.67%) ADO.NET
5 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.17%) COM
5 1 (4.17%) CSS
5 1 (4.17%) Ajax
5 1 (4.17%) JSON
5 1 (4.17%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) Kindle
2 1 (4.17%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 3 (12.50%) Windows
1 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (12.50%) Windows 7
1 3 (12.50%) Windows 8
1 3 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) ERP
2 4 (16.67%) MVC
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (16.67%) MVVM
3 3 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (12.50%) Project Management
3 3 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (8.33%) Business Development
5 1 (4.17%) Data Protection
5 1 (4.17%) CRM
5 1 (4.17%) ETL
5 1 (4.17%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) C#
2 12 (50.00%) VB.NET
3 10 (41.67%) SQL
4 6 (25.00%) PHP
5 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
5 4 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.17%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (12.50%) MCP
1 3 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (12.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) HP
2 3 (12.50%) SonicWALL
2 3 (12.50%) Barracuda Networks
3 1 (4.17%) Pegasus
Essex
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Salary: From £28,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
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Posted: 25 days ago