The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services 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 over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 189 192 188
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Permanent jobs citing Sage 32 24 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.56% 0.44% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 1.18% 0.87% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 17 22 13
Average salary £30,000 £29,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.69% -9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £20,850 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £54,700 £47,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Sage
England

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2717 2763 2756
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.58% 50.66% 50.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2243 2293 2365
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Sage
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Sage Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Sage
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Sage Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Sage
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Sage across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

Sage Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Sage
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worcestershire +7 10 - - 1
Birmingham +4 8 £42,500 +77.08% 3
Coventry -5 6 £32,500 -
Staffordshire +12 5 £28,500 -18.57% 1
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 35 (60.34%) SAP
2 33 (56.90%) ERP
3 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
4 16 (27.59%) Pegasus
4 16 (27.59%) Finance
4 16 (27.59%) SAP Business One
5 14 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
5 14 (24.14%) Exchequer
5 14 (24.14%) ACCA
6 12 (20.69%) Infor
7 11 (18.97%) SQL
7 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
7 11 (18.97%) CRM
7 11 (18.97%) ResourceLink
8 10 (17.24%) Manufacturing
8 10 (17.24%) Oracle
8 10 (17.24%) Test Scripting
9 9 (15.52%) Sage ERP X3
9 9 (15.52%) Northgate
10 8 (13.79%) Epicor
11 7 (12.07%) Pegasus Opera
11 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
12 6 (10.34%) Oneserve
12 6 (10.34%) Sage 200
12 6 (10.34%) Dynamics NAV
13 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (8.62%) .NET
13 5 (8.62%) Windows
13 5 (8.62%) HTML
13 5 (8.62%) Degree

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands 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 4 (6.90%) IIS
2 3 (5.17%) Moodle
3 2 (3.45%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.45%) SugarCRM
3 2 (3.45%) Zimbra
4 1 (1.72%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.72%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (18.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.72%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 16 (27.59%) SAP Business One
2 14 (24.14%) Exchequer
3 11 (18.97%) ResourceLink
4 9 (15.52%) Sage ERP X3
5 7 (12.07%) Pegasus Opera
6 6 (10.34%) Sage 200
6 6 (10.34%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (6.90%) Sage CRM
7 4 (6.90%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (3.45%) SAP CRM
8 2 (3.45%) Infor CRM
8 2 (3.45%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (3.45%) Infor M3
8 2 (3.45%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (1.72%) Line 500
9 1 (1.72%) Sage 1000
9 1 (1.72%) Sage 300 ERP
9 1 (1.72%) Oracle Financials
9 1 (1.72%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) Firewall
2 2 (3.45%) VoIP
3 1 (1.72%) Intranet
3 1 (1.72%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.07%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (6.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.45%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (3.45%) JasperReports
5 2 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (1.72%) MS Access
6 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.72%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
1 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (27.59%) Finance
2 10 (17.24%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.45%) Advertising
3 2 (3.45%) Front Office
3 2 (3.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 29 (50.00%) Consultant
2 10 (17.24%) Analyst
3 9 (15.52%) Applications Support
4 7 (12.07%) Support Analyst
4 7 (12.07%) SAP Consultant
4 7 (12.07%) Business Consultant
4 7 (12.07%) ERP Consultant
4 7 (12.07%) SAP Business One Consultant
4 7 (12.07%) SAP Business Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) Support Consultant
5 4 (6.90%) Administrator
5 4 (6.90%) Applications Support Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Software Consultant
6 3 (5.17%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (5.17%) Sales Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Sales Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Pre Sales Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Operations Consultant
7 2 (3.45%) Operations Engineer
7 2 (3.45%) Senior Operations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.62%) HTML
1 5 (8.62%) .NET
2 3 (5.17%) HTML5
3 2 (3.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (1.72%) SOAP
4 1 (1.72%) Web Services
4 1 (1.72%) XML
4 1 (1.72%) EDI
4 1 (1.72%) JSON
4 1 (1.72%) jQuery
4 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET 2.0
4 1 (1.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.17%) E-Learning
3 2 (3.45%) Management Information System
3 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.72%) PMI
4 1 (1.72%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.62%) Windows
2 4 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (3.45%) Linux
3 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (56.90%) ERP
2 14 (24.14%) Stakeholder Management
3 11 (18.97%) CRM
4 10 (17.24%) Test Scripting
5 4 (6.90%) WFM
6 3 (5.17%) Release Management
6 3 (5.17%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.17%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.17%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.45%) Project Management
7 2 (3.45%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.45%) Business Analysis
7 2 (3.45%) Manual Testing
7 2 (3.45%) System Testing
7 2 (3.45%) Coaching
7 2 (3.45%) Line Management
7 2 (3.45%) Cyber Security
7 2 (3.45%) Business Process Mapping
8 1 (1.72%) Kalman Filter
8 1 (1.72%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.97%) SQL
2 4 (6.90%) T-SQL
3 2 (3.45%) Java
3 2 (3.45%) JavaScript
4 1 (1.72%) PHP
4 1 (1.72%) PL/SQL
4 1 (1.72%) VB
4 1 (1.72%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.72%) VBA
4 1 (1.72%) VB6
4 1 (1.72%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (24.14%) ACCA
2 5 (8.62%) Degree
3 2 (3.45%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (3.45%) ISEB
4 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.72%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (60.34%) SAP
2 21 (36.21%) Microsoft
3 16 (27.59%) Pegasus
4 12 (20.69%) Infor
5 10 (17.24%) Oracle
6 9 (15.52%) Northgate
7 8 (13.79%) Epicor
8 6 (10.34%) Oneserve
9 4 (6.90%) RedPrairie
9 4 (6.90%) Kronos
9 4 (6.90%) JDA
10 3 (5.17%) JD Edwards
10 3 (5.17%) Atlassian
11 2 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (3.45%) VMware
11 2 (3.45%) Amdocs
11 2 (3.45%) Lagan
11 2 (3.45%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.45%) Civica
11 2 (3.45%) Orchard
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £46000 - £58000 per annum + Top of the range Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Venn Group
Salary: £18000 - £20000 Per Annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28500 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcestershire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Car, Holidays, Bupa & Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car + Bonus Scheme
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: c£45,000 + car allow + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £30000 - £46000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £46000 - £58000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago
West Midlands, Birmingham
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: c£45,000 + car allow + bens
Posted: 27 days ago