The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sage
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 58 71 72
Rank change year-on-year +13 +1  
Permanent jobs citing Sage 3 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.69% 0.15% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 1.46% 0.41% 0.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 2
Median salary £35,000 £43,000 £28,525
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.60% +50.74%  
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 Staffordshire.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 205 242 237
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 47.13% 36.34% 41.07%
Number of salaries quoted 150 210 201
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Sage
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Sage in Staffordshire

Sage
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 25 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 3 £35,000 -
Sage
West Midlands

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Sage.

1 6 (66.67%) SAP
1 6 (66.67%) ERP
1 6 (66.67%) Epicor
1 6 (66.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (33.33%) NetSuite
2 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (33.33%) iPhone
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 3 (33.33%) iPad
2 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (33.33%) SYSPRO
2 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 3 (33.33%) Software Licensing
2 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 3 (33.33%) JD Edwards
2 3 (33.33%) BPR
2 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
2 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 6 (66.67%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (33.33%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Intacct
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) Business Systems Analyst
1 3 (33.33%) ERP Manager
1 3 (33.33%) IT Manager
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Support
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (33.33%) iPad
1 3 (33.33%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows 10
1 3 (33.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) ERP
2 3 (33.33%) BPR
2 3 (33.33%) Business Analysis
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
2 3 (33.33%) Migration
2 3 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Software Licensing
2 3 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Epicor
1 6 (66.67%) SAP
2 3 (33.33%) IFS
2 3 (33.33%) JD Edwards
2 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) QAD
2 3 (33.33%) SYSPRO
2 3 (33.33%) VMware