The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 20 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 181 168 176
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +8
Permanent jobs citing Sage 14 11 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.34% 0.30% 0.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.76% 0.67% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 14 11 6
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £26,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +58.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,200 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £45,000 £46,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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 Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1841 1636 1735
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 44.18% 43.97% 45.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1482 1369 1519
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Sage
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Sage Salary Trend in Manchester

Sage
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sage across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Sage Salary Histogram in Manchester

Sage
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 20 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
Bury - 4 £24,000 -
Cheadle - 3 £40,000 - 1
Altrincham - 1 £15,500 -
Sage
North West

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 23 (56.10%) SQL
2 19 (46.34%) Finance
3 16 (39.02%) ERP
4 15 (36.59%) Sage 200
5 14 (34.15%) Pegasus
6 11 (26.83%) SAP
6 11 (26.83%) Epicor
6 11 (26.83%) Dynamics NAV
6 11 (26.83%) SAP Business One
7 10 (24.39%) Windows
8 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
9 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (17.07%) Data Cleansing
9 7 (17.07%) Data Conversion
10 6 (14.63%) Retail
10 6 (14.63%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (14.63%) Dynamics GP
10 6 (14.63%) Magento
10 6 (14.63%) Practice Management
10 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce
10 6 (14.63%) CRM
10 6 (14.63%) CODA
10 6 (14.63%) Agresso
10 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
11 5 (12.20%) XHTML
11 5 (12.20%) HTML
11 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
11 5 (12.20%) PHP
11 5 (12.20%) Photoshop
11 5 (12.20%) CSS

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 4 (9.76%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.32%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.44%) Site Server
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Photoshop
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
2 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (36.59%) Sage 200
2 11 (26.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 11 (26.83%) SAP Business One
3 6 (14.63%) Agresso
3 6 (14.63%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (14.63%) Dynamics GP
3 6 (14.63%) Magento
4 5 (12.20%) Google Analytics
5 3 (7.32%) Sage 1000
6 2 (4.88%) Line 100
7 1 (2.44%) ResourceLink
7 1 (2.44%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) DHCP
1 3 (7.32%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (17.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (7.32%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (2.44%) JIRA
General
1 19 (46.34%) Finance
2 6 (14.63%) Retail
3 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.88%) Back Office
5 1 (2.44%) Legal
5 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (24.39%) Analyst
2 9 (21.95%) Consultant
3 7 (17.07%) Data Analyst
4 5 (12.20%) Developer
4 5 (12.20%) UI Developer
4 5 (12.20%) Front-End Developer
4 5 (12.20%) UI Programmer
5 4 (9.76%) ERP Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (7.32%) Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Support Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Junior
6 3 (7.32%) Junior Support Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Sage Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) ERP Manager
7 2 (4.88%) ERP Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.88%) Systems Support
7 2 (4.88%) Support Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) HTML
1 5 (12.20%) CSS
1 5 (12.20%) XHTML
1 5 (12.20%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Data Conversion
2 1 (2.44%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 10 (24.39%) Windows
2 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.32%) UNIX
3 3 (7.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.44%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) ERP
2 7 (17.07%) Data Cleansing
3 6 (14.63%) Practice Management
3 6 (14.63%) CRM
3 6 (14.63%) E-Commerce
4 5 (12.20%) SEO
4 5 (12.20%) Scrum
4 5 (12.20%) Web Design
4 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.20%) Analytics
5 3 (7.32%) PRINCE2
5 3 (7.32%) Project Management
6 2 (4.88%) E-Procurement
6 2 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (4.88%) People Management
7 1 (2.44%) Business Process Mapping
7 1 (2.44%) Document Management
7 1 (2.44%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.44%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) SQL
2 5 (12.20%) PHP5
2 5 (12.20%) PHP4
2 5 (12.20%) JavaScript
2 5 (12.20%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (4.88%) PMP
1 2 (4.88%) PMI Certification
2 1 (2.44%) MCITP
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
2 1 (2.44%) MCSE
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) GMP
1 1 (2.44%) GLP
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 3 (7.32%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.88%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) SCCM
1 3 (7.32%) SCOM
1 3 (7.32%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 14 (34.15%) Pegasus
2 11 (26.83%) SAP
2 11 (26.83%) Epicor
3 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
3 6 (14.63%) CODA
4 5 (12.20%) Google
5 3 (7.32%) Avaya
5 3 (7.32%) VMware
5 3 (7.32%) Novell
6 2 (4.88%) Infor
7 1 (2.44%) Citrix
7 1 (2.44%) Northgate
Manchester, Lancashire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £66000 per annum + Pension, Car Allowance
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £15,000 to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheadle
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 Per Annum + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: benefits
Posted: 10 days ago