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 31 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 135 133 135
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Permanent jobs citing Sage 1 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.045% 0.42% 0.18%
As % of the Vendors category 0.087% 0.80% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 4
Average salary £25,000 £48,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-48.71% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
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
1155 1250 1176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 52.12% 52.68% 51.51%
Number of salaries quoted 823 863 898
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 9 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Pegasus
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics GP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Support
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 1 (50.00%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Pegasus