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 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 234 221 216
Rank change year-on-year -13 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Sage 38 15 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.55% 0.27% 0.66%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 0.63% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 40
Median salary £45,000 £44,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +17.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £44,250
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94%  

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 the North West.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 3176 2390 2886
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 46.16% 43.14% 45.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2532 1960 2312
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,329 £26,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 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 3 months to 26 June 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -23 18 £45,000 -18.18% 8
Cheshire -18 14 £49,500 +41.42% 1
Lancashire +6 2 £35,000 +27.27% 4
Merseyside - 1 £50,000 -
Sage
England

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 73 (76.04%) ERP
2 42 (43.75%) Finance
3 41 (42.71%) SQL
4 28 (29.17%) Sage 200
5 25 (26.04%) Sage X3
5 25 (26.04%) Microsoft
6 23 (23.96%) SAP
7 21 (21.88%) Crystal Reports
8 18 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
9 17 (17.71%) Presales
10 16 (16.67%) NetSuite
10 16 (16.67%) SAP Business One
10 16 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
10 16 (16.67%) CRM
11 15 (15.63%) E-Commerce
12 14 (14.58%) Dynamics NAV
13 13 (13.54%) Advertising
13 13 (13.54%) Epicor
14 12 (12.50%) Infor
15 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Excel
15 11 (11.46%) Windows
15 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
15 11 (11.46%) Manufacturing
16 10 (10.42%) Pegasus
16 10 (10.42%) Sage 1000
16 10 (10.42%) Computer Science
17 9 (9.38%) Degree
17 9 (9.38%) Windows Server
17 9 (9.38%) Sun
17 9 (9.38%) Business Intelligence

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 3 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.08%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.04%) Apache
3 1 (1.04%) CMS
3 1 (1.04%) IIS
Applications
1 11 (11.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 28 (29.17%) Sage 200
2 25 (26.04%) Sage X3
3 16 (16.67%) Dynamics AX
3 16 (16.67%) NetSuite
3 16 (16.67%) SAP Business One
4 14 (14.58%) Dynamics NAV
5 10 (10.42%) Sage 1000
6 7 (7.29%) Sage CRM
7 4 (4.17%) SAP ERP
8 2 (2.08%) Infor CRM
8 2 (2.08%) Sage 50
9 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
9 1 (1.04%) Magento
9 1 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
9 1 (1.04%) SAP CRM
9 1 (1.04%) SAP S/4HANA
9 1 (1.04%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.25%) Google Analytics
1 6 (6.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (5.21%) Office 365
3 1 (1.04%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.04%) Firewall
1 1 (1.04%) Internet
1 1 (1.04%) PBX
1 1 (1.04%) Skype
1 1 (1.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (21.88%) Crystal Reports
2 11 (11.46%) SQL Server
3 9 (9.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (6.25%) BigQuery
4 6 (6.25%) Qlik Sense
4 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (5.21%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (3.13%) Data Mart
6 3 (3.13%) Power BI
6 3 (3.13%) QlikView
7 2 (2.08%) MS Access
7 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.04%) FileMaker
8 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.04%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.04%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 42 (43.75%) Finance
2 13 (13.54%) Advertising
3 11 (11.46%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.17%) Marketing
5 3 (3.13%) Retail
6 1 (1.04%) Billing
6 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 49 (51.04%) Consultant
2 28 (29.17%) Sage Consultant
3 21 (21.88%) Software Consultant
4 13 (13.54%) Implementation Consultant
5 10 (10.42%) Developer
6 9 (9.38%) Analyst
6 9 (9.38%) Software Implementation Consultant
7 7 (7.29%) ERP Manager
7 7 (7.29%) SAP Business One Consultant
7 7 (7.29%) SAP Consultant
7 7 (7.29%) Support Consultant
8 6 (6.25%) Business Consultant
8 6 (6.25%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 6 (6.25%) CRM Manager
8 6 (6.25%) Development Manager
8 6 (6.25%) Implementation Manager
8 6 (6.25%) SAP Business Consultant
8 6 (6.25%) Support Analyst
9 5 (5.21%) SQL BI Developer
9 5 (5.21%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.13%) .NET
1 3 (3.13%) HTML
2 2 (2.08%) DHTML
3 1 (1.04%) Ajax
3 1 (1.04%) CSS
3 1 (1.04%) CSS3
3 1 (1.04%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (1.04%) HTML5
3 1 (1.04%) jQuery
3 1 (1.04%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 18 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (10.42%) Computer Science
3 5 (5.21%) iPad
4 4 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.13%) FMCG
6 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.04%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.04%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.04%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 11 (11.46%) Windows
2 9 (9.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.08%) Linux
4 1 (1.04%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.04%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.04%) Windows Vista
4 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (76.04%) ERP
2 17 (17.71%) Presales
3 16 (16.67%) CRM
4 15 (15.63%) E-Commerce
5 9 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (8.33%) Business Process Mapping
6 8 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
7 6 (6.25%) Analytics
7 6 (6.25%) Business Development
7 6 (6.25%) Data Governance
7 6 (6.25%) Mathematics
7 6 (6.25%) Migration
7 6 (6.25%) Project Management
8 5 (5.21%) Business Analysis
9 3 (3.13%) ETL
9 3 (3.13%) Predictive Analytics
9 3 (3.13%) Revenue Management
9 3 (3.13%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (2.08%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (2.08%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 41 (42.71%) SQL
2 4 (4.17%) Python
3 3 (3.13%) C#
3 3 (3.13%) Java
3 3 (3.13%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.13%) R
3 3 (3.13%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.08%) J#
4 2 (2.08%) PHP
4 2 (2.08%) VB
4 2 (2.08%) VBScript
5 1 (1.04%) C
5 1 (1.04%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (2.08%) ACCA
2 2 (2.08%) CIMA
3 1 (1.04%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.04%) ISEB
3 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) ISO 9001
1 2 (2.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (2.08%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.08%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.04%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 1 (1.04%) WSUS
Vendors
1 25 (26.04%) Microsoft
2 23 (23.96%) SAP
3 13 (13.54%) Epicor
4 12 (12.50%) Infor
5 10 (10.42%) Pegasus
6 9 (9.38%) Sun
7 7 (7.29%) Oracle
8 6 (6.25%) Google
9 5 (5.21%) JD Edwards
10 3 (3.13%) IFS
10 3 (3.13%) Tableau
11 1 (1.04%) Apple
11 1 (1.04%) Panasonic
11 1 (1.04%) PayPal
11 1 (1.04%) Progress
11 1 (1.04%) QAD
11 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.04%) Workday
Manchester, Lancashire
Douglas-Scott
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Good Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Neg £30,000 - £40,000 + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: c£45,000 + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leyland, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Itecco
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Leigh, Lancashire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Rossendale
Michael Page Technology
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + good benefits package + training
Posted: 13 days ago
North West England
Washington Frank
Posted: 14 days ago
Middlewich, Cheshire
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 26 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum Competitive salary plus bonus and be
Posted: 19 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 26 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 26 days ago