The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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
Wales / South Wales
Rank 75 93 100
Rank change year-on-year +18 +7  
Permanent jobs citing Sage 13 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.51% 0.49% 0.25%
As % of the Vendors category 3.18% 1.19% 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 3
Median salary £29,500 £37,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.33% -37.50%  
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 South Wales.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 409 505 615
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 47.56% 40.96% 52.21%
Number of salaries quoted 357 431 507
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.59% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £26,985
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,150 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Sage
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Sage in South Wales

Sage
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sage in South Wales over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Sage in South Wales

Sage
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Cardiff +15 10 £26,500 -29.33% 1
Newport - 1 £32,500 - 1
Monmouthshire - 1 £19,000 -
Sage
Wales

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

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 South Wales region with a requirement for Sage.

1 19 (86.36%) Sage 200
2 13 (59.09%) SQL
3 12 (54.55%) ERP
4 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (50.00%) E-Commerce
5 10 (45.45%) Degree
5 10 (45.45%) Windows
5 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
5 10 (45.45%) MS Office
6 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
6 9 (40.91%) Finance
6 9 (40.91%) Manufacturing
6 9 (40.91%) Sage 50
7 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
7 7 (31.82%) .NET
7 7 (31.82%) C#
8 6 (27.27%) HTML
8 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
8 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
8 6 (27.27%) MVC
8 6 (27.27%) Web Development
8 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
8 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (18.18%) CRM
11 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
11 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
11 3 (13.64%) Windows 10

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Applications
1 10 (45.45%) MS Office
2 9 (40.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 19 (86.36%) Sage 200
2 9 (40.91%) Sage 50
3 1 (4.55%) Sage MMS
3 1 (4.55%) Sage X3
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (13.64%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Visual Studio
2 6 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
1 9 (40.91%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (31.82%) .NET Developer
1 7 (31.82%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) Microsoft Developer
3 4 (18.18%) IT Support
4 3 (13.64%) IT Support Technician
4 3 (13.64%) IT Technician
4 3 (13.64%) Support Technician
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Sage Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) C# Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Graduate
6 1 (4.55%) Implementation Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) IT Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Support Analyst
6 1 (4.55%) Support Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) .NET
2 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET
2 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (27.27%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) iPad
2 1 (4.55%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 10
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 7
2 3 (13.64%) Windows 8
2 3 (13.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) ERP
2 11 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (27.27%) MVC
3 6 (27.27%) Web Development
4 5 (22.73%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (18.18%) CRM
6 1 (4.55%) Data Management
6 1 (4.55%) Data Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Functional Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Project Management
6 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) C#
3 6 (27.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) ISEB
2 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) SLA
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 6 (27.27%) Hyper-V
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft