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 28 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 159 159 152
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing Sage 2 17 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.064% 0.46% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 1.08% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1 17 4
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% +13.04%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,250 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.38% +0.71%
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
1318 1581 1578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 41.85% 42.33% 47.95%
Number of salaries quoted 892 1030 1078
Average salary £42,500 £41,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.65% -3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,050 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
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 28 July 2015. 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
Glasgow +11 1 - -
North Lanarkshire - 1 £31,500 -
Sage
UK

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 28 July 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%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (33.33%) Sage 200
2 1 (16.67%) Sage 50
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle Receivables
2 1 (16.67%) Sage CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle General Ledger
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) OLAP
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%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Specialist
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
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%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
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%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) SAP
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle