The first table below looks at the demand 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 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Manchester region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sage Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 155 176 148
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -28
Permanent jobs citing Sage 26 14 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.65% 0.34% 0.74%
As % of the Vendors category 1.48% 0.77% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 24 12 27
Average salary £25,750 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.62% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £33,200 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1757 1820 1883
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.76% 44.20% 49.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1415 1539 1627
Average salary £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sage
North West

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 29 July 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 29 July 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
Bolton - 2 £22,500 -
Bury - 1 £24,000 -
Altrincham - 1 £15,500 -
Sage
North West

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 20 (41.67%) SQL
2 16 (33.33%) ERP
3 15 (31.25%) Finance
3 15 (31.25%) Sage 200
4 14 (29.17%) Windows
5 13 (27.08%) Pegasus
6 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (22.92%) CRM
7 11 (22.92%) Project Management
8 10 (20.83%) Epicor
8 10 (20.83%) SAP
8 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (20.83%) Dynamics NAV
8 10 (20.83%) SAP Business One
9 9 (18.75%) Sage 1000
9 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
9 9 (18.75%) SCCM
9 9 (18.75%) SCOM
9 9 (18.75%) SCVMM
9 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (18.75%) DHCP
9 9 (18.75%) DNS
9 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (18.75%) Avaya
10 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2
10 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
11 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (14.58%) PMP
11 7 (14.58%) PMI Certification
11 7 (14.58%) Continuous Improvement

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (8.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.08%) Site Server
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) Photoshop
2 3 (6.25%) MS Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 15 (31.25%) Sage 200
2 10 (20.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (20.83%) SAP Business One
3 9 (18.75%) Sage 1000
4 5 (10.42%) Oracle Applications
5 4 (8.33%) Google Analytics
5 4 (8.33%) Magento
6 3 (6.25%) Agresso
6 3 (6.25%) Line 500
6 3 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (6.25%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (2.08%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 9 (18.75%) DHCP
1 9 (18.75%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle Reports
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle Discoverer
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 5 (10.42%) Oracle Forms
1 5 (10.42%) Subversion
1 5 (10.42%) JIRA
General
1 15 (31.25%) Finance
2 7 (14.58%) Retail
3 3 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (18.75%) Project Manager
1 9 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 8 (16.67%) Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) Data Analyst
3 7 (14.58%) ERP Project Manager
3 7 (14.58%) ERP Manager
4 6 (12.50%) Junior Support Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Junior
5 5 (10.42%) Service Manager
5 5 (10.42%) Team Leader
6 4 (8.33%) Developer
6 4 (8.33%) UI Programmer
6 4 (8.33%) UI Developer
6 4 (8.33%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Consultant
8 2 (4.17%) Systems Support
8 2 (4.17%) IT Project Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Systems Manager
8 2 (4.17%) Sage Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.33%) HTML
1 4 (8.33%) CSS
1 4 (8.33%) XHTML
1 4 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Data Conversion
2 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Biotechnology
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.17%) Windows
2 10 (20.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (18.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.25%) UNIX
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) ERP
2 11 (22.92%) CRM
2 11 (22.92%) Project Management
3 8 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 7 (14.58%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (14.58%) Data Cleansing
4 7 (14.58%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (10.42%) Change Control
5 5 (10.42%) Requirements Management
6 4 (8.33%) Scrum
6 4 (8.33%) Web Design
6 4 (8.33%) Analytics
6 4 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 4 (8.33%) SEO
7 3 (6.25%) Practice Management
8 2 (4.17%) E-Procurement
9 1 (2.08%) Document Management
9 1 (2.08%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) SQL
2 5 (10.42%) PL/SQL
2 5 (10.42%) C#
2 5 (10.42%) Java
3 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
3 4 (8.33%) PHP
3 4 (8.33%) PHP5
3 4 (8.33%) PHP4
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) PMP
1 7 (14.58%) PMI Certification
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 1 (2.08%) MCITP
2 1 (2.08%) MCSE
2 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) GMP
1 1 (2.08%) GLP
1 1 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.08%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (18.75%) SCCM
1 9 (18.75%) SCOM
1 9 (18.75%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 13 (27.08%) Pegasus
2 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (20.83%) SAP
3 10 (20.83%) Epicor
4 9 (18.75%) Avaya
5 5 (10.42%) Oracle
6 4 (8.33%) Google
7 3 (6.25%) Novell
7 3 (6.25%) RedPrairie
7 3 (6.25%) CODA
7 3 (6.25%) VMware
8 2 (4.17%) Infor
9 1 (2.08%) Northgate
9 1 (2.08%) Citrix
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