The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 22 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
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sage
England / South West
Rank 219 240 235
Rank change year-on-year +21 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Sage 18 11 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.36% 0.19% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.88% 0.42% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18 11 18
Median salary £38,750 £37,500 £25,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +48.51%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £19,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £42,500 £28,550
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 the South West.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2044 2625 2600
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 40.71% 44.99% 43.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1722 2158 2194
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South 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 South West

Sage
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Sage in the South West

Sage
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sage in the South West over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Sage in the South West

Sage
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Wiltshire +34 14 £38,750 -13.88% 1
Bristol +3 1 £60,000 +118.18% 1
Devon - 1 £28,500 - 1
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 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 West region with a requirement for Sage.

1 32 (88.89%) ERP
2 24 (66.67%) Manufacturing
3 19 (52.78%) Finance
4 13 (36.11%) SQL
5 12 (33.33%) Advertising
6 11 (30.56%) T-SQL
6 11 (30.56%) CRM
7 10 (27.78%) Retail
7 10 (27.78%) NetSuite
8 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
9 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
10 7 (19.44%) Epicor
10 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (19.44%) Dynamics AX
10 7 (19.44%) Sage 200
10 7 (19.44%) Sage X3
11 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
11 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
12 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
12 5 (13.89%) Banking
12 5 (13.89%) Programme Management
12 5 (13.89%) Pegasus
12 5 (13.89%) SAP
12 5 (13.89%) AAT
12 5 (13.89%) Infor
12 5 (13.89%) Marketing
12 5 (13.89%) Multichannel Retail
13 4 (11.11%) Oracle
13 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
13 4 (11.11%) JavaScript

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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:

Applications
1 1 (2.78%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (27.78%) NetSuite
2 7 (19.44%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (19.44%) Sage 200
2 7 (19.44%) Sage X3
3 4 (11.11%) Pegasus Opera
4 3 (8.33%) Sage 1000
5 2 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (5.56%) Lawson
5 2 (5.56%) SAP Business One
6 1 (2.78%) Sage 50
6 1 (2.78%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 24 (66.67%) Manufacturing
2 19 (52.78%) Finance
3 12 (33.33%) Advertising
4 10 (27.78%) Retail
5 5 (13.89%) Banking
5 5 (13.89%) Marketing
5 5 (13.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (36.11%) Analyst
2 8 (22.22%) Consultant
3 7 (19.44%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Business Systems Analyst
4 6 (16.67%) Support Consultant
5 5 (13.89%) Business Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) ERP Analyst
5 5 (13.89%) ERP Consultant
6 4 (11.11%) Administrator
6 4 (11.11%) ERP Business Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) ERP Support
6 4 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Software Consultant
7 3 (8.33%) DBA
7 3 (8.33%) Developer
7 3 (8.33%) Retail Business Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Sage Consultant
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) SQL DBA
7 3 (8.33%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.33%) .NET
1 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.78%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.78%) Driving Licence
1 1 (2.78%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (88.89%) ERP
2 11 (30.56%) CRM
3 8 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (19.44%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 6 (16.67%) PRINCE2
6 5 (13.89%) Multichannel Retail
6 5 (13.89%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.33%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (8.33%) Project Management
7 3 (8.33%) Web Development
8 2 (5.56%) Business Analysis
9 1 (2.78%) Kanban
9 1 (2.78%) OpenUP
9 1 (2.78%) Scrum
9 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (2.78%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) SQL
2 11 (30.56%) T-SQL
3 4 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 3 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) AAT
2 3 (8.33%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) MCSA
2 3 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (2.78%) APMP
3 1 (2.78%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (19.44%) Epicor
3 5 (13.89%) Infor
3 5 (13.89%) Pegasus
3 5 (13.89%) SAP
4 4 (11.11%) Oracle
5 2 (5.56%) IFS
6 1 (2.78%) QAD
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