The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage over the 3 months to 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Birmingham region.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Sage Group PLC.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 111 119 95
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -24
Permanent jobs citing Sage 11 6 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.57% 0.30% 0.89%
As % of the Vendors category 1.12% 0.53% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 14
Average salary £24,000 £30,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -6.66%
Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
978 1128 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 50.39% 56.09% 52.02%
Number of salaries quoted 841 985 749
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sage
West Midlands

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sage across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Sage
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Sage Salary Trend in Birmingham

Sage
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sage across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Sage Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Sage also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sage.

1 12 (63.16%) Dynamics NAV
2 10 (52.63%) Finance
3 9 (47.37%) SAP
4 6 (31.58%) CIMA
4 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle
4 6 (31.58%) Sun
4 6 (31.58%) ACCA
5 5 (26.32%) Exchequer
5 5 (26.32%) PHP
5 5 (26.32%) SQL
5 5 (26.32%) HTML
5 5 (26.32%) Dynamics GP
6 4 (21.05%) Degree
6 4 (21.05%) Sage 200
6 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
6 4 (21.05%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
6 4 (21.05%) C++
6 4 (21.05%) Java
6 4 (21.05%) Perl
6 4 (21.05%) C
6 4 (21.05%) CRM
6 4 (21.05%) Sybase
6 4 (21.05%) CSS
6 4 (21.05%) ITIL
6 4 (21.05%) UNIX
6 4 (21.05%) Windows
6 4 (21.05%) Solaris
6 4 (21.05%) Linux

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Sage also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Sage. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (63.16%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (26.32%) Exchequer
2 5 (26.32%) Dynamics GP
3 4 (21.05%) Sage 200
4 3 (15.79%) Pegasus Opera
4 3 (15.79%) Sage 50
5 2 (10.53%) SAP Business One
5 2 (10.53%) Sage 1000
6 1 (5.26%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (5.26%) Agresso
6 1 (5.26%) Lawson
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
1 4 (21.05%) RDBMS
2 1 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (5.26%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (52.63%) Finance
2 1 (5.26%) Law
2 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.26%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (36.84%) Consultant
2 3 (15.79%) Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Support Analyst
2 3 (15.79%) Software Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) ERP Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Sage Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Implementation Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Implementation Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Supply Chain Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Manager
4 1 (5.26%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Support Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) SAP Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Implementation Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) HTML
2 4 (21.05%) CSS
3 1 (5.26%) Silverlight
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) UNIX
1 4 (21.05%) Windows
1 4 (21.05%) Solaris
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (21.05%) CRM
1 4 (21.05%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) ERP
3 1 (5.26%) Change Management
3 1 (5.26%) MVC
3 1 (5.26%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (26.32%) PHP
1 5 (26.32%) SQL
2 4 (21.05%) Shell Script
2 4 (21.05%) C++
2 4 (21.05%) Java
2 4 (21.05%) Perl
2 4 (21.05%) C
3 1 (5.26%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) CIMA
1 6 (31.58%) ACCA
2 4 (21.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (21.05%) SLA
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) SAP
2 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 6 (31.58%) Sun
3 4 (21.05%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (21.05%) Sybase
3 4 (21.05%) Progress
4 3 (15.79%) Pegasus
4 3 (15.79%) CODA
5 1 (5.26%) JD Edwards
5 1 (5.26%) Microsoft