The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 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 Staffordshire 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank - 62 49
Permanent jobs citing Sage 0 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - 0.53% 2.15%
As % of the Vendors category - 1.23% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 12
Average salary - £31,000 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.28%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Vendors Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
244 243 270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 41.85% 43.09% 48.47%
Number of salaries quoted 188 214 219
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sage
West Midlands

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Remoting
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) DevExpress
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Crystal Reports
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Junior
1 1 (100.00%) Developer
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Junior Developer
1 1 (100.00%) Junior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Remoting
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) DevExpress