The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank - - 53
Permanent jobs citing Sage 0 0 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - - 1.29%
As % of the Vendors category - - 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 6
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Sage
South West

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

Vendors Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
212 298 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 35.75% 38.80% 35.79%
Number of salaries quoted 176 258 162
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £33,459
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +10.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,600 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Sage
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Sage Salary Trend in Somerset

Sage
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) IBM Notes
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Lotus
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) ERP
3 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
3 3 (60.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
3 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (40.00%) French Language
4 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
5 1 (20.00%) Motorola
5 1 (20.00%) Sage 1000
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT jobs across the Somerset 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 5 (100.00%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 5 (100.00%) MS Office
2 3 (60.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Sage 1000
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
1 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (40.00%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) IT Support
1 1 (20.00%) IT Technician
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ERP
2 3 (60.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Lotus
2 1 (20.00%) Motorola