The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank - 165 153
Permanent jobs citing Sage 0 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland - 0.30% 0.066%
As % of the Vendors category - 0.69% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 1
Average salary - £34,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -23.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Sage
UK

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

Vendors Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1334 1585 1449
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 40.50% 42.95% 48.16%
Number of salaries quoted 857 959 957
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,000 £55,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

Sage
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Sage Salary Trend in Scotland

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 4 (66.67%) ERP
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) SAP
2 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
3 2 (33.33%) Advertising
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (33.33%) Degree
3 2 (33.33%) Sage 200
3 2 (33.33%) SDLC
4 1 (16.67%) Sage 50
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (16.67%) Sage CRM
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
4 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) OLAP
4 1 (16.67%) CRM
4 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Scotland 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 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Sage 200
1 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (16.67%) Sage 50
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (16.67%) Sage CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) OLAP
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 4 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (16.67%) General Ledger
3 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Sage Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Implementation Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (33.33%) Project Management
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft