The table below looks at the statistics 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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 205 179 198
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +19
Permanent jobs citing Sage 29 29 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.47% 0.57% 0.44%
As % of the Vendors category 1.12% 1.29% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 25 21 24
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £28,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +21.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
Sage
England

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

Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2590 2248 2529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 42.20% 44.12% 44.44%
Number of salaries quoted 2067 1865 2178
Average salary £37,000 £37,500 £38,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.33% -2.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -2 14 £42,500 +70.00% 1
Gloucestershire - 7 £25,000 - 1
Dorset -3 5 £32,500 -7.14%
Wiltshire -10 2 £22,500 -35.71% 1
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 37 (54.41%) CRM
2 26 (38.24%) ERP
3 24 (35.29%) Finance
3 24 (35.29%) Sage 200
4 22 (32.35%) Microsoft
5 21 (30.88%) .NET
5 21 (30.88%) SQL Server
5 21 (30.88%) Dynamics CRM
6 18 (26.47%) HTML
6 18 (26.47%) Windows
7 15 (22.06%) SharePoint
8 14 (20.59%) JavaScript
8 14 (20.59%) SQL
8 14 (20.59%) HTML5
9 13 (19.12%) SQL Server 2008
9 13 (19.12%) CSS3
9 13 (19.12%) CSS
9 13 (19.12%) Manufacturing
10 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
11 11 (16.18%) Citrix
11 11 (16.18%) Dynamics NAV
12 10 (14.71%) .NET Framework
12 10 (14.71%) Pegasus
13 9 (13.24%) Dynamics AX
13 9 (13.24%) Ajax
13 9 (13.24%) jQuery
13 9 (13.24%) Umbraco
13 9 (13.24%) SQL Server 2012
13 9 (13.24%) SharePoint 2013
14 8 (11.76%) GoldMine

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 15 (22.06%) SharePoint
2 9 (13.24%) Umbraco
2 9 (13.24%) SharePoint 2013
3 8 (11.76%) MS Exchange
4 4 (5.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (5.88%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (5.88%) WebSphere
4 4 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.41%) SugarCRM
6 2 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (2.94%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.47%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (35.29%) Sage 200
2 21 (30.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (16.18%) Dynamics NAV
4 9 (13.24%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (11.76%) Dynamics GP
5 8 (11.76%) Exchequer
5 8 (11.76%) GoldMine
6 5 (7.35%) SalesLogix
7 4 (5.88%) Sage 1000
8 3 (4.41%) SAP Business One
8 3 (4.41%) Sage 50
8 3 (4.41%) Pegasus Opera
9 2 (2.94%) Lawson
9 2 (2.94%) Movex
9 2 (2.94%) MFGPRO
10 1 (1.47%) Line 50
10 1 (1.47%) SAP CRM
10 1 (1.47%) Agresso
10 1 (1.47%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.94%) Office 365
2 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) VPN
1 4 (5.88%) SAN
2 2 (2.94%) DNS
2 2 (2.94%) DHCP
2 2 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (30.88%) SQL Server
2 13 (19.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (13.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
4 4 (5.88%) MySQL
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2000
5 3 (4.41%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (2.94%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (35.29%) Finance
2 13 (19.12%) Manufacturing
3 8 (11.76%) Advertising
4 4 (5.88%) Banking
4 4 (5.88%) Legal
4 4 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (30.88%) Developer
2 17 (25.00%) Consultant
3 9 (13.24%) SharePoint Developer
4 8 (11.76%) Sage Consultant
5 7 (10.29%) CRM Consultant
6 6 (8.82%) Software Consultant
6 6 (8.82%) ERP Consultant
7 5 (7.35%) Operations Manager
8 4 (5.88%) Systems Manager
8 4 (5.88%) Applications Specialist
8 4 (5.88%) Support Specialist
8 4 (5.88%) Applications Support
8 4 (5.88%) Analyst
8 4 (5.88%) IT Manager
8 4 (5.88%) Software Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Senior Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Security Manager
8 4 (5.88%) Senior PHP Developer
8 4 (5.88%) Applications Support Specialist
8 4 (5.88%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.88%) .NET
2 18 (26.47%) HTML
3 14 (20.59%) HTML5
4 13 (19.12%) CSS3
4 13 (19.12%) CSS
5 10 (14.71%) .NET Framework
6 9 (13.24%) jQuery
6 9 (13.24%) Ajax
7 4 (5.88%) SOAP
7 4 (5.88%) XML
7 4 (5.88%) WebSphere MQ
7 4 (5.88%) RESTful
7 4 (5.88%) JSON
7 4 (5.88%) REST
8 1 (1.47%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (1.47%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.88%) Replication
2 4 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (1.47%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.47%) Windows
2 8 (11.76%) Linux
3 5 (7.35%) Windows XP
3 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.94%) Windows 2000 Server
5 2 (2.94%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.47%) UNIX
6 1 (1.47%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.47%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (54.41%) CRM
2 26 (38.24%) ERP
3 6 (8.82%) ITIL
4 4 (5.88%) OOP
4 4 (5.88%) OO
4 4 (5.88%) Data Security
4 4 (5.88%) B2B
4 4 (5.88%) Configuration Management
4 4 (5.88%) Scrum
4 4 (5.88%) Information Security
4 4 (5.88%) Data Management
4 4 (5.88%) OO PHP
5 3 (4.41%) Workflow
6 2 (2.94%) Practice Management
6 2 (2.94%) Software Testing
6 2 (2.94%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (2.94%) Operations Management
6 2 (2.94%) Resource Management
6 2 (2.94%) Use Case
6 2 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (20.59%) JavaScript
1 14 (20.59%) SQL
2 7 (10.29%) VB.NET
2 7 (10.29%) PHP
3 5 (7.35%) C#
4 4 (5.88%) PHP5
4 4 (5.88%) PHP4
5 2 (2.94%) Java
6 1 (1.47%) VBScript
6 1 (1.47%) VB
6 1 (1.47%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.41%) ACCA
1 3 (4.41%) CIMA
1 3 (4.41%) AAT
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.41%) SLA
2 2 (2.94%) QA
System Software
1 7 (10.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Backup Exec
2 2 (2.94%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 22 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.18%) Citrix
3 10 (14.71%) Pegasus
4 6 (8.82%) SAP
4 6 (8.82%) VMware
4 6 (8.82%) HP
5 4 (5.88%) Twitter
5 4 (5.88%) Remedy
5 4 (5.88%) IBM
5 4 (5.88%) Sun
5 4 (5.88%) Red Hat
5 4 (5.88%) CODA
5 4 (5.88%) Epicor
5 4 (5.88%) JD Edwards
5 4 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (4.41%) Oracle
7 2 (2.94%) Cisco
7 2 (2.94%) Adobe
7 2 (2.94%) Symantec
7 2 (2.94%) Baan
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