The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 99 100 89
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -11
Permanent jobs citing Sage 8 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.61% 0.44% 0.097%
As % of the Vendors category 1.52% 0.90% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 0
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Sage
UK

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

Vendors Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
527 667 502
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 39.95% 49.30% 48.74%
Number of salaries quoted 465 545 421
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £49,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

Sage
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Sage Salary Trend in Wales

Sage
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sage across the Wales region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016.

Sage Salary Histogram in Wales

Sage
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the Wales region over the 3 months to 14 February 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
(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
South Wales +7 6 £19,000 -66.22%
West Wales - 2 £40,750 -
Sage
UK

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales 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 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 11 (78.57%) MS Office
3 9 (64.29%) SQL
4 8 (57.14%) Windows
4 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
4 8 (57.14%) DNS
4 8 (57.14%) Firewall
4 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
5 6 (42.86%) Office 365
5 6 (42.86%) NAS
5 6 (42.86%) Mac OS X
5 6 (42.86%) Internet
5 6 (42.86%) Linux
6 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
6 5 (35.71%) Sage 200
7 3 (21.43%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) FTP
8 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (14.29%) LAN
8 2 (14.29%) WAN
8 2 (14.29%) WAP
8 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (14.29%) SLA
8 2 (14.29%) IBM
8 2 (14.29%) C#
8 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wales 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 8 (57.14%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (78.57%) MS Office
2 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 6 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (57.14%) DNS
1 8 (57.14%) Firewall
2 6 (42.86%) Internet
2 6 (42.86%) NAS
3 3 (21.43%) FTP
4 2 (14.29%) LAN
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security
4 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (7.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) QlikView
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) IT Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) IT Support
2 3 (21.43%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Manager
3 2 (14.29%) Network Manager
4 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) .NET
1 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
1 2 (14.29%) WAP
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
1 2 (14.29%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) COM
2 1 (7.14%) ODBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) CCTV
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (57.14%) Windows
1 8 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 6 (42.86%) Mac OS X
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (14.29%) Business Continuity
1 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (14.29%) E-Commerce
1 2 (14.29%) MVC
1 2 (14.29%) OO
1 2 (14.29%) OOP
1 2 (14.29%) PRINCE2
1 2 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
2 1 (7.14%) Analytics
2 1 (7.14%) Continuous Improvement
2 1 (7.14%) CRM
2 1 (7.14%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) Sarbanes-Oxley
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) VMware