The table below looks at the statistics for Sage 50 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Sage 50 over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage 50
Rank 224 203 196
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -7
Permanent jobs citing Sage 50 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.035% 0.019% 0.021%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.35% 0.23% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £29,000 £35,000 £33,500
% change year-on-year
-17.14% +4.47%
Sage 50
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Business Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
576 443 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 10.02% 8.43% 11.29%
Number of salaries quoted 448 354 428
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £67,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

Sage 50
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Sage 50 across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Sage 50 Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Sage 50
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sage 50 across the West Midlands region.

Sage 50 Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Sage 50
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Sage 50 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 50.

1 5 (100.00%) Sage
2 2 (40.00%) Sage 200
2 2 (40.00%) Exchequer
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
3 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (20.00%) DHCP
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) DNS
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Dell
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (20.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) XML
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) HNC
3 1 (20.00%) HND
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Advertising
3 1 (20.00%) VMware

Sage 50
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Sage 50 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 50. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Exchequer
1 2 (40.00%) Sage 200
2 1 (20.00%) Pegasus Opera
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (20.00%) Dynamics GP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) DHCP
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (20.00%) DNS
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
2 1 (20.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Sage Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Implementation Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) EPoS
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows XP
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) CRM
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) MCP
1 1 (20.00%) HNC
1 1 (20.00%) HND
1 1 (20.00%) MCSE
1 1 (20.00%) MCSA
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (20.00%) ISA Server
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Backup Exec
1 1 (20.00%) SCCM
1 1 (20.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Sage
2 1 (20.00%) Symantec
2 1 (20.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Draytek
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) HP
2 1 (20.00%) Dell
2 1 (20.00%) Pegasus
2 1 (20.00%) CODA
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 7 days ago