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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 221 225 256
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +31
Permanent jobs citing Sage 44 14 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.70% 0.23% 0.27%
As % of the Vendors category 1.55% 0.56% 0.61%
Number of salaries quoted 40 12 16
Median salary £32,500 £37,500 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,950 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
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
2835 2514 3291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.29% 41.63% 44.41%
Number of salaries quoted 2309 2006 2790
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Sage as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 9 December 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the North West region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -5 21 £36,750 -13.52% 7
Cheshire +29 17 £24,750 +12.50% 2
Merseyside - 3 £37,500 -
Cumbria - 2 £30,000 - 2
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, IT jobs citing Sage also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Sage.

1 40 (58.82%) ERP
2 30 (44.12%) SAP
3 27 (39.71%) Finance
4 24 (35.29%) Advertising
5 21 (30.88%) Microsoft
6 20 (29.41%) SAP Business One
7 18 (26.47%) SQL
7 18 (26.47%) Infor
8 16 (23.53%) Sage 200
8 16 (23.53%) Windows
9 15 (22.06%) Active Directory
9 15 (22.06%) Epicor
9 15 (22.06%) Sage X3
10 14 (20.59%) CRM
11 11 (16.18%) SharePoint
11 11 (16.18%) E-Commerce
11 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
12 10 (14.71%) NetSuite
12 10 (14.71%) MS Office
13 9 (13.24%) Android
13 9 (13.24%) Apple iOS
13 9 (13.24%) Office 365
13 9 (13.24%) Presales
13 9 (13.24%) VoIP
14 8 (11.76%) JD Edwards
14 8 (11.76%) Windows 8
15 7 (10.29%) Oracle
15 7 (10.29%) Dynamics AX
15 7 (10.29%) Business Development
16 6 (8.82%) Asset Management

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (16.18%) SharePoint
2 5 (7.35%) Skype for Business
3 3 (4.41%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.94%) Site Server
Applications
1 11 (16.18%) MS Excel
2 10 (14.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 20 (29.41%) SAP Business One
2 16 (23.53%) Sage 200
3 15 (22.06%) Sage X3
4 7 (10.29%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (7.35%) Line 50
6 4 (5.88%) Infor M3
6 4 (5.88%) ResourceLink
6 4 (5.88%) Sage 1000
6 4 (5.88%) Unit4 Business World
7 3 (4.41%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (4.41%) Movex
8 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (2.94%) Sage 50
8 2 (2.94%) SAP ERP
9 1 (1.47%) Dynamics NAV
9 1 (1.47%) Infor LN
9 1 (1.47%) Line 500
9 1 (1.47%) Magento
9 1 (1.47%) Sage CRM
9 1 (1.47%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 9 (13.24%) Office 365
2 5 (7.35%) FinancialForce.com
2 5 (7.35%) OneDrive
3 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (13.24%) VoIP
2 6 (8.82%) Skype
3 1 (1.47%) Firewall
3 1 (1.47%) Internet
3 1 (1.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.35%) Crystal Reports
1 5 (7.35%) Power BI
2 4 (5.88%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.47%) MS Access
4 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.47%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 27 (39.71%) Finance
2 24 (35.29%) Advertising
3 6 (8.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.94%) Marketing
4 2 (2.94%) Retail
5 1 (1.47%) Billing
5 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (39.71%) Consultant
2 11 (16.18%) ERP Consultant
3 10 (14.71%) IT Support
4 9 (13.24%) Sage Consultant
5 7 (10.29%) Analyst
5 7 (10.29%) IT Technician
6 6 (8.82%) Business Development Manager
6 6 (8.82%) Business Manager
6 6 (8.82%) Development Manager
6 6 (8.82%) ERP Manager
6 6 (8.82%) IT Support Technician
6 6 (8.82%) SAP Business Development Manager
6 6 (8.82%) SAP Business One Manager
6 6 (8.82%) SAP Development Manager
6 6 (8.82%) SAP Manager
6 6 (8.82%) Support Technician
7 5 (7.35%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (7.35%) 3rd Line Support Technician
7 5 (7.35%) Sage 200 Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.47%) .NET
1 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.47%) COM
1 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (4.41%) Data Extraction
2 3 (4.41%) iPad
3 2 (2.94%) Biotechnology
4 1 (1.47%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.53%) Windows
2 9 (13.24%) Android
2 9 (13.24%) Apple iOS
3 8 (11.76%) Windows 8
4 6 (8.82%) Windows 7
5 4 (5.88%) Windows 10
6 3 (4.41%) Windows Server
7 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (58.82%) ERP
2 14 (20.59%) CRM
3 11 (16.18%) E-Commerce
4 9 (13.24%) Presales
5 7 (10.29%) Business Development
6 6 (8.82%) Asset Management
6 6 (8.82%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (8.82%) Migration
7 5 (7.35%) Data Migration
7 5 (7.35%) Service Delivery
8 4 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (4.41%) Data Protection
9 3 (4.41%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.41%) PRINCE2
10 2 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (2.94%) Coaching
10 2 (2.94%) Document Management
10 2 (2.94%) Process Improvement
10 2 (2.94%) SDLC
10 2 (2.94%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (26.47%) SQL
2 2 (2.94%) C#
2 2 (2.94%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.47%) VBA
3 1 (1.47%) X++
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) AAT
1 2 (2.94%) ACCA
1 2 (2.94%) CIMA
1 2 (2.94%) MCITP
1 2 (2.94%) MCSE
1 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.35%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 15 (22.06%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.41%) vSphere
3 1 (1.47%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (7.35%) PaperCut
2 1 (1.47%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 30 (44.12%) SAP
2 21 (30.88%) Microsoft
3 18 (26.47%) Infor
4 15 (22.06%) Epicor
5 10 (14.71%) NetSuite
6 8 (11.76%) JD Edwards
7 7 (10.29%) Oracle
8 6 (8.82%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (7.35%) Siemens
10 4 (5.88%) Cognos
10 4 (5.88%) VMware
11 3 (4.41%) IFS
12 2 (2.94%) Citrix
13 1 (1.47%) Cisco
13 1 (1.47%) Ericsson
13 1 (1.47%) Huawei
13 1 (1.47%) Nokia
13 1 (1.47%) Nokia Networks
13 1 (1.47%) Pegasus
13 1 (1.47%) QAD
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