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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 99 91 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Sage 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.37% 0.090% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.74% 0.18% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
678 547 473
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 50.30% 49.46% 40.92%
Number of salaries quoted 555 457 423
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £47,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 27 March 2015.

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 27 March 2015. 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 -8 2 £44,250 -15.71%
North Wales - 2 £32,500 -
West Wales - 1 £42,500 -
Sage
UK

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 5 (71.43%) ERP
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Sage ERP X3
3 2 (28.57%) Sage 200
3 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) SQL
4 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) VBScript
4 1 (14.29%) .NET
4 1 (14.29%) ACCA
4 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
4 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
4 1 (14.29%) Apache
4 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) MS Access
4 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (14.29%) Advertising
4 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (14.29%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (14.29%) Degree
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 1 (14.29%) Apache
1 1 (14.29%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Sage ERP X3
2 2 (28.57%) Sage 200
3 1 (14.29%) Sage 50
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (14.29%) Dynamics GP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (14.29%) MS Access
2 1 (14.29%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (14.29%) Data Mining
2 1 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 3 (42.86%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
3 1 (14.29%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
1 3 (42.86%) Sage Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) ERP Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) DBA
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Developer
3 1 (14.29%) SQL DBA
3 1 (14.29%) Business Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) .NET
1 1 (14.29%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ERP
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
3 1 (14.29%) Financial Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) SQL
2 1 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (14.29%) VBScript
2 1 (14.29%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) ACCA
1 1 (14.29%) CIMA
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft