The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank - 20 33
Permanent jobs citing Sage 0 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands - 0.81% 0.77%
As % of the Vendors category - 2.33% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £35,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Sage
England

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

Vendors Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
116 43 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 61.05% 34.68% 50.19%
Number of salaries quoted 100 33 106
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £104,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Sage
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Sage Salary Trend in the Midlands

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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 6 (85.71%) SAP
1 6 (85.71%) Epicor
1 6 (85.71%) Infor
2 4 (57.14%) CA
2 4 (57.14%) ERP
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Pegasus
4 2 (28.57%) CODA
4 2 (28.57%) JD Edwards
4 2 (28.57%) Agresso
4 2 (28.57%) Lawson
4 2 (28.57%) ACCA
4 2 (28.57%) Sun
4 2 (28.57%) CIMA
4 2 (28.57%) Finance
4 2 (28.57%) Northgate
4 2 (28.57%) Civica
4 2 (28.57%) Capita
4 2 (28.57%) Academy Housing
4 2 (28.57%) Orchard
4 2 (28.57%) arcHouse
4 2 (28.57%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
4 2 (28.57%) Orchard Housing
4 2 (28.57%) Aareon QL
4 2 (28.57%) Aareon

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Midlands 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.

Applications
1 3 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle Financials
1 2 (28.57%) Agresso
1 2 (28.57%) Lawson
1 2 (28.57%) Academy Housing
1 2 (28.57%) arcHouse
1 2 (28.57%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (28.57%) Orchard Housing
1 2 (28.57%) Aareon QL
1 2 (28.57%) OPENHousing
1 2 (28.57%) MIS ActiveH
1 2 (28.57%) Northgate Housing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (14.29%) JasperReports
General
1 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Sales Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
3 1 (14.29%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Smartphone
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) ERP
2 1 (14.29%) Manual Testing
2 1 (14.29%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) ACCA
1 2 (28.57%) CIMA
1 2 (28.57%) AAT
2 1 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (14.29%) ISEB
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Epicor
1 6 (85.71%) SAP
1 6 (85.71%) Infor
2 4 (57.14%) CA
3 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 2 (28.57%) Sun
4 2 (28.57%) Oracle
4 2 (28.57%) Aareon
4 2 (28.57%) Kypera
4 2 (28.57%) Pegasus
4 2 (28.57%) CODA
4 2 (28.57%) JD Edwards
4 2 (28.57%) Northgate
4 2 (28.57%) Civica
4 2 (28.57%) Capita
4 2 (28.57%) Orchard