The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 5 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 61 69 61
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Permanent jobs citing Sage 1 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.18% 0.40% 0.24%
As % of the Vendors category 0.37% 0.68% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £35,000 £57,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-39.13% +27.77%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
Sage
Hertfordshire

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

Vendors Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
273 292 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 50.18% 57.71% 49.17%
Number of salaries quoted 234 193 145
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Sage
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Sage Salary Trend in Watford

Sage
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Watford 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 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) NHS
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
2 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
2 2 (66.67%) Dynamics GP
2 2 (66.67%) SAP Business One
2 2 (66.67%) Sage 200
2 2 (66.67%) Change Control
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) SystmOne
3 1 (33.33%) MEDITECH
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Cerner
3 1 (33.33%) McKesson
3 1 (33.33%) SLA
3 1 (33.33%) iSOFT

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Watford 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.

Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (66.67%) Dynamics GP
1 2 (66.67%) Sage 200
1 2 (66.67%) SAP Business One
2 1 (33.33%) SystmOne
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Finance Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) NHS
2 2 (66.67%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Asset Management
1 2 (66.67%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Cerner
3 1 (33.33%) iSOFT
3 1 (33.33%) McKesson
3 1 (33.33%) MEDITECH