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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Sage Group PLC.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 63 68 73
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Permanent jobs citing Sage 12 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.99% 0.63% 0.56%
As % of the Vendors category 4.30% 1.33% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 12 3 4
Median salary £23,750 £28,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £63,700 £38,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
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
279 301 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 46.35% 47.10% 42.90%
Number of salaries quoted 243 258 253
Median salary £35,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire region citing Sage as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 29 August 2016.

Sage Salary Histogram in Staffordshire

Sage
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Stoke-on-Trent - 8 £22,500 -
Sage
West Midlands

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, IT jobs citing Sage also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Staffordshire region with a requirement for Sage.

1 12 (100.00%) ERP
2 7 (58.33%) LAN
2 7 (58.33%) WAN
2 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 7 (58.33%) Migration
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
2 7 (58.33%) Office 365
2 7 (58.33%) Windows 10
3 5 (41.67%) SQL
4 4 (33.33%) Advertising
4 4 (33.33%) Sage 1000
5 3 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (16.67%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) Analytics
7 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (8.33%) Sage X3
7 1 (8.33%) Sage 200
7 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (8.33%) Infor
7 1 (8.33%) OpenUP
7 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (8.33%) Epicor
7 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards
7 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Sage 1000
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (8.33%) Line 500
2 1 (8.33%) Sage 200
2 1 (8.33%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 7 (58.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (58.33%) LAN
1 7 (58.33%) WAN
General
1 4 (33.33%) Advertising
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) IT Engineer
1 7 (58.33%) IT Support
1 7 (58.33%) IT Support Engineer
1 7 (58.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (8.33%) Business Systems Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Sage 500 Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Sage Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (8.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (58.33%) Windows
1 7 (58.33%) Windows 10
1 7 (58.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) ERP
2 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 7 (58.33%) Migration
3 2 (16.67%) Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 5 (41.67%) SQL
2 3 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) VBA
3 1 (8.33%) X++
System Software
1 7 (58.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
2 1 (8.33%) Epicor
2 1 (8.33%) Infor
2 1 (8.33%) JD Edwards
2 1 (8.33%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) SAP