The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the South West region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 200 171 192
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +21
Permanent jobs citing Sage 34 41 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.55% 0.78% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 1.30% 1.76% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 26 31 19
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £15,375 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £36,400
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -6.66%
Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2615 2334 2465
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.68% 44.56% 44.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2078 1966 2122
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £50,000 £51,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sage
England

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Sage
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Sage Salary Trend in the South West

Sage
Salary Histogram in the South West

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

Sage Salary Histogram in the South West

Sage
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the South West region over the 3 months to 24 July 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
Bristol -7 11 £42,500 +70.00% 4
Dorset -3 10 £40,000 +12.67% 1
Gloucestershire - 9 £15,375 - 1
Wiltshire -5 3 £38,750 +10.71%
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 29 (50.88%) CRM
2 20 (35.09%) ERP
2 20 (35.09%) Finance
2 20 (35.09%) Sage 200
3 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
3 17 (29.82%) Windows
3 17 (29.82%) .NET
3 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
4 15 (26.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 14 (24.56%) HTML
6 13 (22.81%) Manufacturing
7 12 (21.05%) SQL
8 11 (19.30%) SharePoint
8 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
8 11 (19.30%) Citrix
9 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
10 9 (15.79%) CSS
10 9 (15.79%) HTML5
10 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
11 8 (14.04%) Dynamics NAV
11 8 (14.04%) CSS3
11 8 (14.04%) Linux
11 8 (14.04%) MS Exchange
11 8 (14.04%) Dynamics AX
12 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
12 7 (12.28%) PHP
12 7 (12.28%) VB.NET
12 7 (12.28%) GoldMine
13 6 (10.53%) .NET Framework
13 6 (10.53%) MS Office

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the South West 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 11 (19.30%) SharePoint
2 8 (14.04%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.77%) Umbraco
3 5 (8.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (7.02%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (7.02%) WebSphere
4 4 (7.02%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (7.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (5.26%) SugarCRM
6 2 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (1.75%) IIS
7 1 (1.75%) Apache
Applications
1 11 (19.30%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.53%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.75%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (35.09%) Sage 200
2 15 (26.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (14.04%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (14.04%) Dynamics AX
4 7 (12.28%) GoldMine
5 5 (8.77%) Dynamics GP
5 5 (8.77%) Exchequer
5 5 (8.77%) SalesLogix
6 3 (5.26%) SAP Business One
7 2 (3.51%) Sage 1000
7 2 (3.51%) Lawson
7 2 (3.51%) MFGPRO
7 2 (3.51%) Movex
8 1 (1.75%) SAP CRM
8 1 (1.75%) Pegasus Opera
8 1 (1.75%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.02%) VPN
1 4 (7.02%) SAN
2 2 (3.51%) DNS
2 2 (3.51%) DHCP
2 2 (3.51%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (29.82%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.02%) MySQL
4 4 (7.02%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (5.26%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.51%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (35.09%) Finance
2 13 (22.81%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.02%) Advertising
3 4 (7.02%) Legal
3 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 4 (7.02%) Banking
4 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Developer
2 16 (28.07%) Consultant
3 8 (14.04%) Sage Consultant
4 7 (12.28%) CRM Consultant
5 5 (8.77%) ERP Consultant
5 5 (8.77%) SharePoint Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Software Consultant
5 5 (8.77%) Lead Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Network Security Manager
6 4 (7.02%) CRM Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) IT Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Support Specialist
6 4 (7.02%) Applications Support
6 4 (7.02%) Software Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Applications Specialist
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Operations Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Security Manager
6 4 (7.02%) Senior PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.82%) .NET
2 14 (24.56%) HTML
3 9 (15.79%) CSS
3 9 (15.79%) HTML5
4 8 (14.04%) CSS3
5 6 (10.53%) .NET Framework
6 5 (8.77%) Ajax
6 5 (8.77%) jQuery
7 4 (7.02%) WebSphere MQ
8 3 (5.26%) SOAP
8 3 (5.26%) XML
8 3 (5.26%) JSON
8 3 (5.26%) RESTful
8 3 (5.26%) REST
9 1 (1.75%) LAMP
9 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
9 1 (1.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.02%) Blackberry
1 4 (7.02%) Management Information System
1 4 (7.02%) Replication
2 1 (1.75%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (29.82%) Windows
2 8 (14.04%) Linux
3 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.77%) Windows XP
3 5 (8.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (7.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (7.02%) Windows 7
5 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
5 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000 Server
6 1 (1.75%) Android
6 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) CRM
2 20 (35.09%) ERP
3 6 (10.53%) ITIL
4 4 (7.02%) B2B
4 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
4 4 (7.02%) Data Security
4 4 (7.02%) Data Management
4 4 (7.02%) Information Security
5 3 (5.26%) Workflow
5 3 (5.26%) Scrum
5 3 (5.26%) OOP
5 3 (5.26%) OO
5 3 (5.26%) OO PHP
6 2 (3.51%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.51%) Resource Management
6 2 (3.51%) Use Case
6 2 (3.51%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.51%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (1.75%) Software Testing
7 1 (1.75%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (21.05%) SQL
2 10 (17.54%) JavaScript
3 7 (12.28%) PHP
3 7 (12.28%) VB.NET
4 5 (8.77%) C#
5 3 (5.26%) PHP5
5 3 (5.26%) PHP4
6 2 (3.51%) Java
7 1 (1.75%) C
7 1 (1.75%) VBScript
7 1 (1.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.75%) CIMA
2 1 (1.75%) ACCA
2 1 (1.75%) AAT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) SLA
2 2 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) Active Directory
2 2 (3.51%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Backup Exec
2 2 (3.51%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 17 (29.82%) Microsoft
2 11 (19.30%) Citrix
3 6 (10.53%) SAP
3 6 (10.53%) HP
3 6 (10.53%) Pegasus
3 6 (10.53%) VMware
4 4 (7.02%) Twitter
4 4 (7.02%) IBM
4 4 (7.02%) Sun
4 4 (7.02%) Remedy
4 4 (7.02%) Epicor
4 4 (7.02%) Red Hat
4 4 (7.02%) JD Edwards
4 4 (7.02%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (3.51%) Infor
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle
5 2 (3.51%) Cisco
5 2 (3.51%) Adobe
5 2 (3.51%) CODA
5 2 (3.51%) Baan
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