The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 240 232 206
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -26
Permanent jobs citing Sage 25 13 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.19% 0.64%
As % of the Vendors category 0.76% 0.41% 1.40%
Number of salaries quoted 21 11 40
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
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 North West region.

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3291 3140 3292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.37% 45.41% 46.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2786 2671 2894
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-1.23% +1.25%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Sage
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Sage Salary Trend in the North West

Sage
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sage across the North West region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Sage Salary Histogram in the North West

Sage
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the North West region over the 3 months to 21 November 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
Manchester -13 10 £40,000 - 3
Cheshire -3 6 £37,500 +36.36% 3
Lancashire +1 2 - - 1
Cumbria - 2 £40,000 -
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 30 (44.78%) SQL
2 22 (32.84%) SAP
2 22 (32.84%) ERP
2 22 (32.84%) Sage 200
3 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
3 18 (26.87%) SAP Business One
4 16 (23.88%) Dynamics NAV
4 16 (23.88%) CRM
4 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
4 16 (23.88%) Pegasus
5 14 (20.90%) Crystal Reports
5 14 (20.90%) Finance
6 12 (17.91%) Retail
6 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
6 12 (17.91%) Epicor
6 12 (17.91%) E-Commerce
7 11 (16.42%) PHP
7 11 (16.42%) Oracle
7 11 (16.42%) Windows
7 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
7 11 (16.42%) Project Management
7 11 (16.42%) Sage 50
8 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (14.93%) ITIL
9 9 (13.43%) Agresso
9 9 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (13.43%) Document Management
9 9 (13.43%) Dynamics GP
9 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (11.94%) Back Office

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT jobs across the North West 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 7 (10.45%) SharePoint
2 6 (8.96%) SharePoint 2010
2 6 (8.96%) CMS
3 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.49%) Site Server
Applications
1 11 (16.42%) MS Excel
2 5 (7.46%) Photoshop
3 4 (5.97%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 22 (32.84%) Sage 200
2 18 (26.87%) SAP Business One
3 16 (23.88%) Dynamics NAV
4 11 (16.42%) Sage 50
5 9 (13.43%) Agresso
5 9 (13.43%) Dynamics GP
6 7 (10.45%) Dynamics AX
7 6 (8.96%) Magento
8 5 (7.46%) Dynamics CRM
8 5 (7.46%) Google Analytics
8 5 (7.46%) Sage 1000
9 3 (4.48%) Exchequer
9 3 (4.48%) SalesLogix
9 3 (4.48%) Line 500
10 2 (2.99%) Line 100
10 2 (2.99%) Pegasus Opera
11 1 (1.49%) SAP HR
11 1 (1.49%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) DHCP
1 4 (5.97%) DNS
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.49%) WAN
2 1 (1.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.87%) SQL Server
2 14 (20.90%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (10.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (8.96%) SQL Server 2005
4 6 (8.96%) MS Access
5 2 (2.99%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.49%) JIRA
General
1 14 (20.90%) Finance
2 12 (17.91%) Retail
3 8 (11.94%) Back Office
4 6 (8.96%) Advertising
5 5 (7.46%) Marketing
6 3 (4.48%) Manufacturing
7 2 (2.99%) Electronics
8 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
8 1 (1.49%) Games
8 1 (1.49%) Law
8 1 (1.49%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (28.36%) Consultant
2 14 (20.90%) Analyst
3 7 (10.45%) Sage Consultant
4 6 (8.96%) ERP Consultant
4 6 (8.96%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (7.46%) DBA
5 5 (7.46%) Developer
5 5 (7.46%) Applications Support
5 5 (7.46%) CRM Consultant
5 5 (7.46%) UI Programmer
5 5 (7.46%) Front-End Developer
5 5 (7.46%) UI Developer
6 4 (5.97%) Help Desk Support
6 4 (5.97%) Support Technician
6 4 (5.97%) Business Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Junior
7 3 (4.48%) Support Analyst
7 3 (4.48%) Support Consultant
7 3 (4.48%) Business Consultant
8 2 (2.99%) SAP Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) XML
1 8 (11.94%) HTML
2 6 (8.96%) .NET
2 6 (8.96%) Web Services
3 5 (7.46%) CSS
3 5 (7.46%) XHTML
3 5 (7.46%) jQuery
4 3 (4.48%) COM
5 1 (1.49%) VML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.93%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.49%) PMI
2 1 (1.49%) Biotechnology
2 1 (1.49%) Data Conversion
2 1 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (5.97%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.99%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.99%) Debian
4 2 (2.99%) UNIX
4 2 (2.99%) Linux
5 1 (1.49%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) ERP
2 16 (23.88%) CRM
3 12 (17.91%) E-Commerce
4 11 (16.42%) Project Management
5 10 (14.93%) ITIL
6 9 (13.43%) Business Intelligence
6 9 (13.43%) Document Management
6 9 (13.43%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.45%) Practice Management
8 6 (8.96%) Scrum
8 6 (8.96%) PRINCE
8 6 (8.96%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.46%) SEO
9 5 (7.46%) Web Design
9 5 (7.46%) Analytics
10 4 (5.97%) Content Management
11 3 (4.48%) Business Analysis
11 3 (4.48%) Time Management
12 2 (2.99%) Network Management
12 2 (2.99%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.78%) SQL
2 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
3 11 (16.42%) PHP
4 8 (11.94%) C#
5 6 (8.96%) Uniface
5 6 (8.96%) C
5 6 (8.96%) C++
6 5 (7.46%) PHP5
6 5 (7.46%) PHP4
7 2 (2.99%) VBA
8 1 (1.49%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.49%) VBScript
8 1 (1.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (8.96%) Security Cleared
2 5 (7.46%) Degree
3 3 (4.48%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.49%) ISEB
4 1 (1.49%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.49%) MCSE
4 1 (1.49%) MCITP
4 1 (1.49%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.97%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) QA
3 1 (1.49%) GMP
3 1 (1.49%) GLP
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) Hyper-V
2 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 4 (5.97%) SCCM
1 4 (5.97%) SCOM
1 4 (5.97%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 22 (32.84%) SAP
2 16 (23.88%) Microsoft
2 16 (23.88%) Pegasus
3 12 (17.91%) Epicor
4 11 (16.42%) Oracle
5 8 (11.94%) CODA
6 6 (8.96%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (7.46%) Primavera
7 5 (7.46%) VMware
7 5 (7.46%) Google
7 5 (7.46%) NetSuite
8 4 (5.97%) Open Text
8 4 (5.97%) Cognos
8 4 (5.97%) Citrix
8 4 (5.97%) Avaya
9 3 (4.48%) Infor
10 2 (2.99%) SonicWALL
10 2 (2.99%) Veeam
10 2 (2.99%) IBM
10 2 (2.99%) HP
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