The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank - 120 126
Permanent jobs citing Sage 0 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading - 0.50% 0.48%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.97% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 3
Average salary - £45,250 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +53.38%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
Sage
Berkshire

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

Vendors Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1204 1239 1247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 50.25% 52.02% 59.30%
Number of salaries quoted 852 885 1000
Average salary £45,000 £47,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.25% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Sage
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Sage Salary Trend in Reading

Sage
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Oracle
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
2 2 (66.67%) Product Management
2 2 (66.67%) SaaS
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Pegasus
3 1 (33.33%) Dynamics GP

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Reading 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 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (33.33%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Data Warehouse
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) CRM Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) CRM Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Business Analysis
1 2 (66.67%) Data Migration
1 2 (66.67%) Product Management
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Oracle
1 2 (66.67%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Pegasus