The table below looks at the statistics 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 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage
Rank 127 121 88
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -33
Permanent jobs citing Sage 1 4 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.049% 0.22% 1.27%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.47% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 14
Average salary - £60,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +130.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
Sage
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
890 843 854
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 43.58% 47.41% 57.09%
Number of salaries quoted 752 765 717
Average salary £41,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.35% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) ERP
1 8 (80.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (60.00%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (50.00%) Epicor
3 5 (50.00%) Finance
3 5 (50.00%) SAP
3 5 (50.00%) SAP Business One
4 4 (40.00%) Infor
5 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (30.00%) MS Access
5 3 (30.00%) SQL
5 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (30.00%) VBA
5 3 (30.00%) .NET
5 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 3 (30.00%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (30.00%) Sage X3
5 3 (30.00%) IFS
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
6 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (20.00%) Coaching
6 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (20.00%) Zimbra
6 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
6 2 (20.00%) VMware

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) Zimbra
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 8 (80.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (60.00%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (50.00%) SAP Business One
4 3 (30.00%) Sage X3
5 1 (10.00%) Unit4 Business World
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Firewall
1 2 (20.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MS Access
General
1 5 (50.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (10.00%) Marketing
3 1 (10.00%) Publishing
3 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Sage Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Software Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate IT Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate IT Support
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate IT Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) IT Graduate
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support
3 2 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Linux Administrator
3 2 (20.00%) Network Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) ERP Consultant
4 1 (10.00%) ERP Manager
4 1 (10.00%) Sales Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ERP
2 3 (30.00%) Business Process Mapping
3 2 (20.00%) Coaching
3 2 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (10.00%) Business Development
4 1 (10.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
1 3 (30.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (30.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (50.00%) Epicor
1 5 (50.00%) SAP
2 4 (40.00%) Infor
3 3 (30.00%) IFS
4 2 (20.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (20.00%) VMware
5 1 (10.00%) SYSPRO
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance/ Bonus Structure
Posted: 19 days ago
West Midlands, Birmingham
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to c£40,000 + £5.5K car allow + bens
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 25 days ago