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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 232 224 207
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -17
Permanent jobs citing Sage 20 15 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.27% 0.22% 0.65%
As % of the Vendors category 0.62% 0.49% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 17 14 43
Average salary £35,000 £26,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.84% -23.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £22,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,050 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
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
3247 3049 3653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.41% 45.46% 46.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2764 2553 3215
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,600 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 -14 11 £40,000 +53.84% 2
Cheshire +3 4 £35,000 +21.73% 4
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 25 (43.10%) SQL
2 23 (39.66%) Sage 200
3 21 (36.21%) SAP
3 21 (36.21%) ERP
4 16 (27.59%) Dynamics NAV
4 16 (27.59%) SAP Business One
5 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
6 14 (24.14%) CRM
6 14 (24.14%) Pegasus
7 13 (22.41%) Crystal Reports
8 12 (20.69%) Oracle
8 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
9 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
9 11 (18.97%) E-Commerce
9 11 (18.97%) Retail
10 10 (17.24%) PHP
10 10 (17.24%) Sage 50
11 9 (15.52%) ITIL
11 9 (15.52%) Epicor
11 9 (15.52%) Project Management
11 9 (15.52%) Finance
11 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
12 8 (13.79%) HTML
12 8 (13.79%) Windows
13 7 (12.07%) C#
13 7 (12.07%) XML
13 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
13 7 (12.07%) CODA
13 7 (12.07%) Agresso
13 7 (12.07%) Back Office

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 6 (10.34%) SharePoint
1 6 (10.34%) CMS
1 6 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) MS Excel
2 5 (8.62%) Photoshop
3 2 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 23 (39.66%) Sage 200
2 16 (27.59%) SAP Business One
2 16 (27.59%) Dynamics NAV
3 10 (17.24%) Sage 50
4 7 (12.07%) Dynamics GP
4 7 (12.07%) Agresso
5 6 (10.34%) Magento
6 5 (8.62%) Sage 1000
6 5 (8.62%) Google Analytics
6 5 (8.62%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (8.62%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (6.90%) SalesLogix
8 3 (5.17%) Exchequer
9 2 (3.45%) Pegasus Opera
9 2 (3.45%) Line 100
10 1 (1.72%) Line 500
10 1 (1.72%) SAP HR
10 1 (1.72%) ResourceLink
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.17%) DHCP
1 3 (5.17%) DNS
2 1 (1.72%) Intranet
2 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.72%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (25.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.41%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (10.34%) MS Access
3 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (10.34%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (3.45%) SAP HANA
6 1 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 11 (18.97%) Retail
2 9 (15.52%) Finance
3 7 (12.07%) Back Office
3 7 (12.07%) Advertising
4 4 (6.90%) Manufacturing
5 3 (5.17%) Marketing
6 1 (1.72%) Games
6 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.72%) Law
6 1 (1.72%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (36.21%) Consultant
2 10 (17.24%) Analyst
3 8 (13.79%) Sage Consultant
4 7 (12.07%) ERP Consultant
5 6 (10.34%) CRM Consultant
6 5 (8.62%) Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Front-End Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) DBA
6 5 (8.62%) Applications Support
6 5 (8.62%) UI Developer
6 5 (8.62%) UI Programmer
7 4 (6.90%) Support Consultant
7 4 (6.90%) Help Desk Support
8 3 (5.17%) Support Technician
8 3 (5.17%) Support Analyst
8 3 (5.17%) Junior
8 3 (5.17%) Business Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) Implementation Consultant
9 2 (3.45%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) HTML
2 7 (12.07%) XML
3 5 (8.62%) XHTML
3 5 (8.62%) jQuery
3 5 (8.62%) .NET
3 5 (8.62%) CSS
3 5 (8.62%) Web Services
4 3 (5.17%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.72%) PMI
2 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.79%) Windows
2 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (5.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.45%) Debian
3 2 (3.45%) Ubuntu
3 2 (3.45%) Linux
4 1 (1.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (36.21%) ERP
2 14 (24.14%) CRM
3 11 (18.97%) E-Commerce
4 9 (15.52%) ITIL
4 9 (15.52%) Project Management
5 7 (12.07%) Document Management
6 6 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (8.62%) Scrum
7 5 (8.62%) Web Design
7 5 (8.62%) SEO
7 5 (8.62%) Practice Management
7 5 (8.62%) PRINCE2
7 5 (8.62%) PRINCE
7 5 (8.62%) Analytics
8 4 (6.90%) Content Management
9 3 (5.17%) Time Management
10 2 (3.45%) Resource Management
10 2 (3.45%) Business Analysis
10 2 (3.45%) Telemarketing
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.10%) SQL
2 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
3 10 (17.24%) PHP
4 7 (12.07%) C#
5 5 (8.62%) C++
5 5 (8.62%) C
5 5 (8.62%) Uniface
5 5 (8.62%) PHP5
5 5 (8.62%) PHP4
6 2 (3.45%) VBA
7 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.72%) VBScript
7 1 (1.72%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (10.34%) Security Cleared
2 5 (8.62%) Degree
3 3 (5.17%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.72%) ISEB
4 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.72%) CBAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.72%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.72%) Terminal Services
2 1 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) SCCM
1 3 (5.17%) SCOM
1 3 (5.17%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 21 (36.21%) SAP
2 14 (24.14%) Pegasus
3 12 (20.69%) Oracle
3 12 (20.69%) Microsoft
4 9 (15.52%) Epicor
5 7 (12.07%) CODA
6 6 (10.34%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (8.62%) Primavera
7 5 (8.62%) Google
7 5 (8.62%) NetSuite
8 4 (6.90%) Open Text
8 4 (6.90%) Cognos
9 3 (5.17%) Citrix
9 3 (5.17%) Avaya
9 3 (5.17%) VMware
10 2 (3.45%) SonicWALL
10 2 (3.45%) HP
10 2 (3.45%) Dell
10 2 (3.45%) IBM
10 2 (3.45%) Veeam
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Great Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £34000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Apache Associates
Posted: 9 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £32000 - £350000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + car, pension, healthcare
Posted: 20 days ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago