The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Sage Group PLC.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sage
East of England / Bedfordshire
Rank 68 84 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 -  
Permanent jobs citing Sage 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 0.31% 0.49% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 0.94% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 0
Median salary £37,500 £30,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

Sage is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 291 427 522
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 45.33% 52.72% 46.86%
Number of salaries quoted 218 354 403
Median salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £67,300
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire citing Sage as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Job vacancy trend for Sage in Bedfordshire

Sage
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for Sage in Bedfordshire

Sage
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, IT jobs citing Sage also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Sage.

1 3 (75.00%) Sage 200
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Business One
2 2 (50.00%) Infor
2 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 2 (50.00%) Epicor
2 2 (50.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (25.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (25.00%) NetSuite
3 1 (25.00%) Sage 1000
3 1 (25.00%) Sage X3

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 3 (75.00%) Sage 200
2 2 (50.00%) SAP Business One
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (25.00%) NetSuite
3 1 (25.00%) Sage 1000
3 1 (25.00%) Sage X3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Sage 200 Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Sage Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Epicor
1 2 (50.00%) Infor
1 2 (50.00%) SAP