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 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 152 156 154
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Permanent jobs citing Sage 3 10 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.098% 0.31% 0.065%
As % of the Vendors category 0.25% 0.71% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £55,000 £30,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+83.33% -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
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
1211 1414 1482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 39.37% 43.23% 48.53%
Number of salaries quoted 797 901 1031
Average salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,450 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sage across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Sage Salary Histogram in Scotland

Sage
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the Scotland 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
Aberdeen - 2 £55,000 -
Edinburgh 0 1 £37,500 +25.00%
Sage
UK

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
3 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
3 5 (62.50%) Finance
4 4 (50.00%) SAP
4 4 (50.00%) ERP
4 4 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (37.50%) MS Office
5 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (37.50%) Project Management
5 3 (37.50%) Advertising
5 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
5 3 (37.50%) Degree
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
6 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
6 2 (25.00%) DHCP
6 2 (25.00%) DNS
6 2 (25.00%) Taleo
6 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (25.00%) Office 365
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (12.50%) C#
7 1 (12.50%) HTML
7 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (12.50%) IIS

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (12.50%) IIS
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 3 (37.50%) MS Office
3 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (12.50%) Epicor Tropos
2 1 (12.50%) Agresso
2 1 (12.50%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (12.50%) Movex
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Taleo
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) DHCP
1 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 1 (12.50%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (12.50%) Relational Database
General
1 5 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Advertising
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
3 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support
2 2 (25.00%) IT Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Applications Support
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) Production Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) HTML
1 1 (12.50%) CSS
1 1 (12.50%) SVG
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) ERP
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) Business Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) C#
2 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Oracle
3 4 (50.00%) SAP
4 3 (37.50%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (12.50%) VMware
5 1 (12.50%) Infor
5 1 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (12.50%) Sun
5 1 (12.50%) Epicor
5 1 (12.50%) Baan
5 1 (12.50%) JD Edwards