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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 77 79 54
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -25
Permanent jobs citing Sage 2 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.36% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Vendors category 0.60% 0.52% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 1
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £18,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +177.77%
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
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
335 383 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 60.80% 65.47% 61.35%
Number of salaries quoted 237 265 140
Average salary £49,500 £45,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.79% +1.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) Service Management
2 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (50.00%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (50.00%) Logistics
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 (50.00%) IIS
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessObjects
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Developer Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Software Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (50.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Service Management
1 1 (50.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (50.00%) ITSM
1 1 (50.00%) Logistics
1 1 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec
1 1 (50.00%) SonicWALL