The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire 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 58 69 63
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -6
Permanent jobs citing Sage 9 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.47% 0.16% 0.79%
As % of the Vendors category 3.50% 0.40% 1.81%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 4
Average salary £45,000 £19,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+136.84% -35.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,600 £19,000 £17,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,600 £19,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
Sage
West Midlands

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

Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
257 251 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 42.06% 40.88% 43.76%
Number of salaries quoted 211 217 189
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Sage
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Sage Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Sage
Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

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

Sage Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Sage
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the Staffordshire 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
Burton-upon-Trent +13 7 £45,000 +136.84%
Lichfield - 1 £21,500 -
Stoke-on-Trent - 1 - -
Sage
West Midlands

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 11 (91.67%) SQL
1 11 (91.67%) CRM
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
1 11 (91.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (83.33%) MS Office
2 10 (83.33%) Visual Studio
2 10 (83.33%) Line 500
2 10 (83.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 9 (75.00%) C#
3 9 (75.00%) HTML
3 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (75.00%) VB
3 9 (75.00%) VB.NET
3 9 (75.00%) VBA
3 9 (75.00%) .NET
3 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (75.00%) XML
3 9 (75.00%) Windows
3 9 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (75.00%) Infragistics
3 9 (75.00%) NetAdvantage
3 9 (75.00%) Workflow
3 9 (75.00%) WinForms
3 9 (75.00%) VB6
3 9 (75.00%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (75.00%) WPF
3 9 (75.00%) WF
3 9 (75.00%) Silverlight
3 9 (75.00%) LINQ

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 9 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 9 (75.00%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (58.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 10 (83.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (83.33%) Line 500
3 1 (8.33%) Sage 50
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (83.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (25.00%) Big Data
3 1 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Visual Studio
1 10 (83.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 9 (75.00%) LLBLGen Pro
2 9 (75.00%) NetAdvantage
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (75.00%) Software Developer
1 9 (75.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Lead Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Lead Software Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support
5 1 (8.33%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Project Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Project Support Analyst
5 1 (8.33%) Data Manager
5 1 (8.33%) CRM Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) HTML
1 9 (75.00%) .NET
1 9 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 9 (75.00%) XML
1 9 (75.00%) WinForms
1 9 (75.00%) WPF
1 9 (75.00%) WF
1 9 (75.00%) Silverlight
1 9 (75.00%) LINQ
2 6 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 3 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (91.67%) CRM
2 9 (75.00%) Workflow
3 4 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 3 (25.00%) MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 9 (75.00%) VB
2 9 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 9 (75.00%) VBA
2 9 (75.00%) VB6
2 9 (75.00%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 9 (75.00%) Infragistics