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 15 September 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
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 67 82 85
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Permanent jobs citing Sage 19 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 1.74% 0.55% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 3.54% 1.07% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 19 6 3
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -
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
537 562 518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 49.09% 51.14% 51.65%
Number of salaries quoted 422 473 440
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £36,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +19.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,250 £30,500 £23,350
10% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £56,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sage across the Essex region over the 3 months to 15 September 2014.

Sage Salary Histogram 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 15 September 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
Colchester +5 4 £40,000 +53.84%
Basildon +2 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Chelmsford - 2 £37,500 -
Braintree - 1 £37,500 -
Sage
East of England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 26 (70.27%) Sage 200
2 17 (45.95%) C#
2 17 (45.95%) .NET
3 12 (32.43%) Advertising
3 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
3 12 (32.43%) ERP
4 11 (29.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (24.32%) Finance
5 9 (24.32%) VB.NET
5 9 (24.32%) SQL
6 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
6 8 (21.62%) HTML
6 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio
6 8 (21.62%) ADO.NET
6 8 (21.62%) VoIP
6 8 (21.62%) XML
6 8 (21.62%) XHTML
6 8 (21.62%) MVC
6 8 (21.62%) Shell Script
6 8 (21.62%) WCF
6 8 (21.62%) WPF
6 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (21.62%) MVVM
7 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
7 3 (8.11%) Magento
7 3 (8.11%) Kindle
7 3 (8.11%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (8.11%) Marketing
7 3 (8.11%) ISO 9001
7 3 (8.11%) Microsoft

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 15 September 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.

Business Applications
1 26 (70.27%) Sage 200
2 3 (8.11%) Pegasus Opera
2 3 (8.11%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 8 (21.62%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.70%) MS Access
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (21.62%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (32.43%) Advertising
2 9 (24.32%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Developer
2 8 (21.62%) Senior Developer
3 7 (18.92%) Sage Consultant
3 7 (18.92%) Consultant
4 4 (10.81%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.81%) Technical Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst
5 3 (8.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) VB.NET Developer
5 3 (8.11%) Analyst Developer
6 1 (2.70%) Team Leader
6 1 (2.70%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (2.70%) SQL DBA
6 1 (2.70%) Account Manager
6 1 (2.70%) DBA
6 1 (2.70%) Support Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (2.70%) Software Manager
6 1 (2.70%) Software Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (45.95%) .NET
2 8 (21.62%) ADO.NET
2 8 (21.62%) HTML
2 8 (21.62%) XML
2 8 (21.62%) XHTML
2 8 (21.62%) WCF
2 8 (21.62%) WPF
3 3 (8.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.11%) Data Protection Act
1 3 (8.11%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (32.43%) ERP
2 8 (21.62%) MVC
2 8 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.62%) MVVM
3 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
3 3 (8.11%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.70%) Business Development
4 1 (2.70%) Migration
4 1 (2.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) C#
2 9 (24.32%) SQL
2 9 (24.32%) VB.NET
3 8 (21.62%) Shell Script
3 8 (21.62%) T-SQL
4 3 (8.11%) PHP
5 1 (2.70%) FoxPro (VFP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
1 3 (8.11%) Pegasus