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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 183 155 186
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +31
Permanent jobs citing Sage 21 37 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.86% 0.36%
As % of the Vendors category 0.90% 1.72% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 18 27 16
Average salary £40,000 £26,000 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £22,100 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,250 £40,200 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +13.84%
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
2344 2146 2342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.98% 49.68% 49.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2080 1718 1961
Average salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,650 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.62% -

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 30 January 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 30 January 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
Staffordshire +11 6 £45,000 +136.84%
Birmingham -25 4 £58,750 +125.96% 4
Worcestershire - 4 £35,000 -
Coventry -11 1 £55,000 +91.30% 1
Shropshire - 1 £50,000 -
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 18 (51.43%) SQL
2 16 (45.71%) CRM
3 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (31.43%) .NET
4 11 (31.43%) Visual Studio
4 11 (31.43%) C#
4 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET
4 11 (31.43%) ERP
5 10 (28.57%) XML
5 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
6 9 (25.71%) Windows
6 9 (25.71%) Management Information System
6 9 (25.71%) Finance
6 9 (25.71%) Dynamics CRM
6 9 (25.71%) WPF
6 9 (25.71%) Silverlight
6 9 (25.71%) Line 500
7 8 (22.86%) Visual Studio Team System
7 8 (22.86%) VB
7 8 (22.86%) MS Office
8 7 (20.00%) VB.NET
8 7 (20.00%) VBA
8 7 (20.00%) HTML
8 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 7 (20.00%) Infragistics
8 7 (20.00%) NetAdvantage
8 7 (20.00%) Workflow
8 7 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (20.00%) LLBLGen Pro

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (20.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (22.86%) MS Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Dynamics CRM
1 9 (25.71%) Line 500
2 7 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 7 (20.00%) Sage 50
3 4 (11.43%) Sage 200
4 2 (5.71%) Magento
5 1 (2.86%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (2.86%) SAP Business One
5 1 (2.86%) SalesLogix
5 1 (2.86%) Exchequer
5 1 (2.86%) Agresso
5 1 (2.86%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (8.57%) Crystal Reports
2 3 (8.57%) Big Data
3 2 (5.71%) MySQL
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 11 (31.43%) Visual Studio
2 8 (22.86%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (20.00%) NetAdvantage
3 7 (20.00%) LLBLGen Pro
General
1 9 (25.71%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Advertising
2 3 (8.57%) Back Office
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 13 (37.14%) Consultant
2 9 (25.71%) Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Sage Consultant
4 6 (17.14%) ERP Consultant
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (14.29%) Senior Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Support Consultant
6 4 (11.43%) Trainer
6 4 (11.43%) Analyst
7 3 (8.57%) Lead Software Developer
7 3 (8.57%) Systems Manager
7 3 (8.57%) Security Manager
7 3 (8.57%) Compliance Manager
7 3 (8.57%) Lead Developer
8 2 (5.71%) Administrator
8 2 (5.71%) 1st Line Support
8 2 (5.71%) Implementation Consultant
8 2 (5.71%) Data Administrator
8 2 (5.71%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (31.43%) .NET
1 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET
2 10 (28.57%) XML
3 9 (25.71%) WPF
3 9 (25.71%) Silverlight
4 7 (20.00%) HTML
4 7 (20.00%) LINQ
4 7 (20.00%) WF
4 7 (20.00%) WinForms
5 4 (11.43%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.71%) jQuery
6 2 (5.71%) WCF
7 1 (2.86%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.71%) Clustering
3 2 (5.71%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.86%) EPoS
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 9 (25.71%) Windows
2 3 (8.57%) Android
3 2 (5.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) CRM
2 11 (31.43%) ERP
3 7 (20.00%) Workflow
4 5 (14.29%) MVC
5 4 (11.43%) Project Planning
6 3 (8.57%) Ethical Hacking
6 3 (8.57%) Project Management
6 3 (8.57%) Data Protection
7 2 (5.71%) ETL
7 2 (5.71%) OOP
7 2 (5.71%) OO
7 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
7 2 (5.71%) Data Security
7 2 (5.71%) Data Management
7 2 (5.71%) TDD
7 2 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.71%) Time Management
8 1 (2.86%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (2.86%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) SQL
2 11 (31.43%) C#
3 10 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 8 (22.86%) VB
5 7 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 7 (20.00%) VBA
5 7 (20.00%) VB6
6 2 (5.71%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (5.71%) A+ Certification
1 2 (5.71%) MCDST
1 2 (5.71%) Network+ Certification
1 2 (5.71%) CCENT
1 2 (5.71%) Degree
1 2 (5.71%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (5.71%) SLA
3 1 (2.86%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.00%) Infragistics
3 3 (8.57%) VMware
3 3 (8.57%) Dell
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco
3 3 (8.57%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) SAP
4 2 (5.71%) Remedy
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
TheThirdSectorList
Salary: pro rata
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
TheThirdSectorList
Salary: pro rata
Posted: 3 days ago
Rugby, Warwickshire
TheThirdSectorList
Salary: pro rata
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
TheThirdSectorList
Salary: pro rata
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £48000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
TheThirdSectorList
Salary: pro rata
Posted: 5 days ago
Coventry
Barclay Anderson
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + £5.4k Car + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £25000.00 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago
Stratford-upon-Avon
360 Resourcing
Salary: £30-£35k depending on experience
Posted: 25 days ago