The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 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 West Midlands 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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 187 193 177
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -16
Permanent jobs citing Sage 34 17 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.63% 0.31% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 1.28% 0.61% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 33 16 21
Average salary £27,500 £31,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.29% -22.50%
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.40%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2657 2806 2479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.31% 50.63% 50.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2193 2331 2085
Average salary £40,000 £39,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,376 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Sage
England

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 28 July 2014.

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 28 July 2014. 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
Birmingham +6 11 £24,000 -8.57%
Staffordshire -6 7 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Shropshire - 5 £22,500 - 2
Warwickshire +13 4 £27,500 -35.29%
Worcestershire +4 4 £36,000 +2.85%
Coventry +6 1 £36,500 +23.72% 1
Solihull - 1 £34,000 -
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 19 (36.54%) CRM
2 18 (34.62%) SQL
3 17 (32.69%) Windows
4 15 (28.85%) HTML
4 15 (28.85%) Finance
4 15 (28.85%) Dynamics NAV
4 15 (28.85%) Sage 200
5 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
6 12 (23.08%) SLA
6 12 (23.08%) SAP
7 11 (21.15%) ITIL
7 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
7 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
8 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
8 9 (17.31%) ERP
8 9 (17.31%) MS Office
9 8 (15.38%) Oracle
9 8 (15.38%) PHP
9 8 (15.38%) UNIX
10 7 (13.46%) CSS
10 7 (13.46%) Progress
10 7 (13.46%) RDBMS
10 7 (13.46%) C++
10 7 (13.46%) C
10 7 (13.46%) Java
10 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
10 7 (13.46%) Perl
10 7 (13.46%) Sybase
10 7 (13.46%) .NET
10 7 (13.46%) Solaris

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2014, 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 6 (11.54%) SharePoint Server
1 6 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (17.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 15 (28.85%) Sage 200
2 7 (13.46%) Line 500
3 6 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (11.54%) Exchequer
4 5 (9.62%) Sage 50
4 5 (9.62%) Dynamics GP
5 4 (7.69%) SAP Business One
6 3 (5.77%) Pegasus Opera
6 3 (5.77%) Sage 1000
7 2 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (3.85%) Agresso
8 1 (1.92%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.62%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Internet
1 3 (5.77%) Firewall
2 2 (3.85%) VPN
2 2 (3.85%) DHCP
3 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.92%) Broadband
3 1 (1.92%) LAN
3 1 (1.92%) WAN
3 1 (1.92%) DNS
3 1 (1.92%) Wireless
3 1 (1.92%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.46%) RDBMS
2 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.69%) QlikView
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.69%) Data Mining
3 4 (7.69%) OLAP
4 1 (1.92%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Visual Studio Team System
1 6 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.85%) LLBLGen Pro
2 2 (3.85%) NetAdvantage
General
1 15 (28.85%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.69%) Advertising
3 4 (7.69%) Billing
4 1 (1.92%) Law
4 1 (1.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 21 (40.38%) Analyst
2 13 (25.00%) Consultant
3 12 (23.08%) Support Analyst
4 5 (9.62%) Sage Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Software Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Implementation Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) IT Support
6 3 (5.77%) ERP Consultant
6 3 (5.77%) Developer
7 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) 1st Line Support Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) SAP Consultant
7 2 (3.85%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.85%) HTML
2 7 (13.46%) CSS
2 7 (13.46%) .NET
3 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET
3 6 (11.54%) XML
4 4 (7.69%) MDX
5 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
5 3 (5.77%) Silverlight
6 2 (3.85%) LINQ
6 2 (3.85%) WPF
6 2 (3.85%) WF
6 2 (3.85%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 8 (15.38%) UNIX
3 7 (13.46%) Solaris
3 7 (13.46%) Linux
4 1 (1.92%) Windows XP
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (36.54%) CRM
2 11 (21.15%) ITIL
3 9 (17.31%) ERP
4 4 (7.69%) Multidimensional Analysis
4 4 (7.69%) ETL
4 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (5.77%) Project Management
6 2 (3.85%) Workflow
6 2 (3.85%) Change Management
7 1 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
7 1 (1.92%) Document Management
7 1 (1.92%) MVC
7 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.92%) OpenUP
7 1 (1.92%) Product Management
7 1 (1.92%) Business Analysis
7 1 (1.92%) Supplier Management
7 1 (1.92%) Project Planning
7 1 (1.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 18 (34.62%) SQL
2 8 (15.38%) PHP
3 7 (13.46%) C++
3 7 (13.46%) C
3 7 (13.46%) Java
3 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
3 7 (13.46%) Perl
3 7 (13.46%) Shell Script
4 6 (11.54%) VBA
5 3 (5.77%) C#
6 2 (3.85%) VB6
6 2 (3.85%) VB
6 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (13.46%) Degree
2 6 (11.54%) ACCA
2 6 (11.54%) CIMA
3 3 (5.77%) MCSE
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.92%) MCSA
4 1 (1.92%) MCP
4 1 (1.92%) HNC
4 1 (1.92%) HND
4 1 (1.92%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (17.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.92%) ISA Server
2 1 (1.92%) VMware ESX
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) Backup Exec
1 1 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
1 1 (1.92%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (23.08%) SAP
2 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
3 8 (15.38%) Oracle
4 7 (13.46%) Progress
4 7 (13.46%) Sybase
4 7 (13.46%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (11.54%) Sun
5 6 (11.54%) Citrix
6 4 (7.69%) Logi Analytics
6 4 (7.69%) Pegasus
6 4 (7.69%) CODA
7 2 (3.85%) Capita
7 2 (3.85%) Infragistics
7 2 (3.85%) VMware
8 1 (1.92%) Cisco
8 1 (1.92%) Epicor
8 1 (1.92%) HP
8 1 (1.92%) Dell
8 1 (1.92%) JD Edwards
8 1 (1.92%) Symantec
Telford, Shropshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £19000 per annum + + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £25000 per annum + + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £22000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 18 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum 25 days annual leave + Pension
Posted: 21 days ago