The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Chester 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
Cheshire / Chester
Rank 27 32 -
Rank change year-on-year +5 -  
Permanent jobs citing Sage 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Chester 0.72% 0.63% -
As % of the Vendors category 2.17% 1.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Median salary £50,000 £32,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.84% -  
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 Chester.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Chester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 46 60 85
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Chester 33.33% 37.97% 50.60%
Number of salaries quoted 37 51 58
Median salary £38,750 £42,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.82% +21.42%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in Chester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Chester 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 Chester

Sage
Salary Trend in Chester

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

Salary trend for Sage in Chester

Sage
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Chester

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 Chester region with a requirement for Sage.

1 4 (100.00%) ERP
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) Data Extraction
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) Advertising
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) SAP Business One
3 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
3 1 (25.00%) SAP
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Chester 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 1 (25.00%) SAP Business One
1 1 (25.00%) SAP ERP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) IT Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) IT Support
1 3 (75.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 3 (75.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Business Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Business Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) ERP Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Business Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Business One Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Development Manager
2 1 (25.00%) SAP Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support Engineer
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ERP
2 3 (75.00%) CRM
2 3 (75.00%) Data Extraction
2 3 (75.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Business Development
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) vSphere
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) SAP