The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 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 Watford 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 72 56 63
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +7
Permanent jobs citing Sage 2 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.34% 0.30% 1.16%
As % of the Vendors category 0.52% 0.48% 1.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 4
Average salary £50,000 £18,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+177.77% -44.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £18,000 £24,100
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £18,000 £34,250
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
Vendors Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
388 208 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 65.99% 62.84% 67.92%
Number of salaries quoted 263 147 140
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £26,400 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sage
Hertfordshire

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
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sage across the Watford region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Sage Salary Histogram in Watford

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) CRM
3 2 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (50.00%) McAfee
3 2 (50.00%) VBA
3 2 (50.00%) MS Office
3 2 (50.00%) SalesLogix
3 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Software Deployment
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management Server
4 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
4 1 (25.00%) SugarCRM
4 1 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Content Management
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (25.00%) Ajax
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 1 (25.00%) COM
4 1 (25.00%) XML
4 1 (25.00%) XSL
4 1 (25.00%) .NET
4 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (25.00%) HTML

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) Content Management Server
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (25.00%) SugarCRM
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) SalesLogix
1 2 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Support Technician
1 2 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (50.00%) CRM Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support Technician
2 1 (25.00%) Project Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) CRM Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Windows SharePoint Services
1 1 (25.00%) Ajax
1 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (25.00%) COM
1 1 (25.00%) XML
1 1 (25.00%) XSL
1 1 (25.00%) .NET
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) CRM
1 2 (50.00%) Software Deployment
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) VBA
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (50.00%) McAfee
3 1 (25.00%) Siebel