Period
to 24 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 6 months to 24 November 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.

Sage
England > North West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 315 291 330
Rank change year-on-year -24 +39 -15
Permanent jobs citing Sage 65 70 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.49% 0.56% 0.28%
As % of the Vendors category 1.05% 1.25% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 45 61 31
North West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +14.50%
10th Percentile £24,400 £21,250 £22,000
90th Percentile £64,500 £61,250 £47,500
England median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +7.50% - -

Sage is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the North West.

All Vendors
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 6192 5588 5648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 46.73% 44.75% 43.26%
Number of salaries quoted 4799 4448 4509
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,963 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £59,825 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing Sage as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for Sage in the North West

Sage
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for Sage in the North West

Sage
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sage in the North West over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Sage in the North West

Sage
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the North West region over the 6 months to 24 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -2 30 £40,000 -5.88% 6
Cheshire -35 25 £40,000 +42.86% 4
Lancashire +5 7 £35,000 +59.09% 1
Sage
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 North West region with a requirement for Sage.

1 50 (76.92%) ERP
2 32 (49.23%) SQL
3 29 (44.62%) Microsoft
3 29 (44.62%) Finance
4 23 (35.38%) SAP
5 18 (27.69%) Windows
5 18 (27.69%) Advertising
6 15 (23.08%) Manufacturing
7 14 (21.54%) Oracle
7 14 (21.54%) E-Commerce
7 14 (21.54%) Infor
8 13 (20.00%) Degree
8 13 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 13 (20.00%) Epicor
8 13 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
8 13 (20.00%) CRM
9 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Office
9 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Excel
9 12 (18.46%) Windows Server
10 11 (16.92%) JD Edwards
10 11 (16.92%) Dynamics AX
11 10 (15.38%) NetSuite
12 9 (13.85%) Sage X3
13 8 (12.31%) Mathematics
13 8 (12.31%) SAP Business One
13 8 (12.31%) Office 365
13 8 (12.31%) Migration
13 8 (12.31%) Project Management
14 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
14 7 (10.77%) JavaScript

Sage
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (6.15%) MS Exchange
1 4 (6.15%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.54%) Apache
2 1 (1.54%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.54%) IIS
Applications
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Excel
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.08%) Acrobat
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (3.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (16.92%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (15.38%) NetSuite
3 9 (13.85%) Sage X3
4 8 (12.31%) SAP Business One
5 7 (10.77%) Magento
5 7 (10.77%) Sage 1000
5 7 (10.77%) Sage CRM
6 6 (9.23%) Sage 200
6 6 (9.23%) Sage 500
7 2 (3.08%) Epicor Tropos
7 2 (3.08%) Infor M3
7 2 (3.08%) JDE EnterpriseOne
7 2 (3.08%) JDE World
7 2 (3.08%) Shopify
8 1 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (1.54%) Sage 50
8 1 (1.54%) SAP CRM
8 1 (1.54%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.31%) Office 365
2 3 (4.62%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (3.08%) SaaS
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) Firewall
2 2 (3.08%) DHCP
2 2 (3.08%) DNS
3 1 (1.54%) LAN
3 1 (1.54%) PBX
3 1 (1.54%) VLAN
3 1 (1.54%) VoIP
3 1 (1.54%) VPN
3 1 (1.54%) WAN
3 1 (1.54%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
2 4 (6.15%) MS Access
3 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 29 (44.62%) Finance
2 18 (27.69%) Advertising
3 15 (23.08%) Manufacturing
4 7 (10.77%) Retail
5 3 (4.62%) Marketing
6 2 (3.08%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.54%) Billing
7 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (35.38%) Consultant
2 10 (15.38%) Sage Consultant
3 8 (12.31%) Analyst
4 7 (10.77%) CRM Manager
4 7 (10.77%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 7 (10.77%) Implementation Manager
5 6 (9.23%) Technical Consultant
6 5 (7.69%) Administrator
6 5 (7.69%) IT Support
6 5 (7.69%) Test Analyst
7 4 (6.15%) Crystal Reports Administrator
7 4 (6.15%) SAP Administrator
7 4 (6.15%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (4.62%) 1st Line Support
8 3 (4.62%) Graduate
8 3 (4.62%) IT Graduate
8 3 (4.62%) IT Support Technician
8 3 (4.62%) Senior Consultant
8 3 (4.62%) Support Technician
8 3 (4.62%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) HTML
1 3 (4.62%) XML
2 2 (3.08%) COM
3 1 (1.54%) .NET
3 1 (1.54%) CSS
3 1 (1.54%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (1.54%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.69%) Management Information System
3 3 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (27.69%) Windows
2 12 (18.46%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.62%) Windows 10
3 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
3 3 (4.62%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.54%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (76.92%) ERP
2 14 (21.54%) E-Commerce
3 13 (20.00%) CRM
4 8 (12.31%) Mathematics
4 8 (12.31%) Migration
4 8 (12.31%) Project Management
5 7 (10.77%) User Acceptance Testing
6 5 (7.69%) Regression Testing
7 4 (6.15%) Business Analysis
7 4 (6.15%) Data Management
7 4 (6.15%) Integration Testing
7 4 (6.15%) Manual Testing
7 4 (6.15%) Quality Management
8 3 (4.62%) Analytics
8 3 (4.62%) Business Development
8 3 (4.62%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (4.62%) Change Management
8 3 (4.62%) Logistics
8 3 (4.62%) Performance Monitoring
8 3 (4.62%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 32 (49.23%) SQL
2 7 (10.77%) JavaScript
3 5 (7.69%) Java
3 5 (7.69%) PHP
4 2 (3.08%) C#
4 2 (3.08%) C++
5 1 (1.54%) C
5 1 (1.54%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.54%) Python
5 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
5 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.54%) VB
5 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
5 1 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 13 (20.00%) Degree
2 6 (9.23%) ACCA
3 5 (7.69%) CIMA
3 5 (7.69%) ISEB
3 5 (7.69%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.54%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.54%) MCP
4 1 (1.54%) MCSA
4 1 (1.54%) MCSE
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (10.77%) Active Directory
2 3 (4.62%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (4.62%) vSphere
3 2 (3.08%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.54%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 1 (1.54%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 29 (44.62%) Microsoft
2 23 (35.38%) SAP
3 14 (21.54%) Infor
3 14 (21.54%) Oracle
4 13 (20.00%) Epicor
5 11 (16.92%) JD Edwards
6 5 (7.69%) VMware
7 2 (3.08%) Adobe
7 2 (3.08%) IFS
7 2 (3.08%) Progress
8 1 (1.54%) Cisco
8 1 (1.54%) Citrix
8 1 (1.54%) Cognos
8 1 (1.54%) Mitel
8 1 (1.54%) Pegasus
8 1 (1.54%) Symantec
8 1 (1.54%) WatchGuard