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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 175 190 178
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Permanent jobs citing Sage 31 19 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.58% 0.34% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 1.20% 0.68% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 30 18 22
Average salary £30,750 £31,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.80% -22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,550 £53,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,250 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -6.66%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2587 2803 2486
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.60% 50.65% 50.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2137 2317 2099
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 23 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 23 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 +13 10 £24,000 -20.00%
Staffordshire -4 7 £40,000 +26.98% 1
Warwickshire +18 4 £27,500 -21.42%
Worcestershire +4 4 £36,000 +2.85%
Shropshire - 3 £22,500 - 2
Coventry 0 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 23 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 21 (40.38%) CRM
2 19 (36.54%) SQL
3 17 (32.69%) HTML
3 17 (32.69%) Windows
4 16 (30.77%) Finance
5 15 (28.85%) Sage 200
6 14 (26.92%) Dynamics NAV
7 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 12 (23.08%) SLA
8 12 (23.08%) ITIL
9 11 (21.15%) SAP
9 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
9 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
10 10 (19.23%) UNIX
10 10 (19.23%) ERP
10 10 (19.23%) PHP
11 9 (17.31%) Salesforce.com
11 9 (17.31%) Shell Script
11 9 (17.31%) Sybase
11 9 (17.31%) Java
11 9 (17.31%) C
11 9 (17.31%) C++
11 9 (17.31%) Perl
11 9 (17.31%) CSS
11 9 (17.31%) MS Office
11 9 (17.31%) Solaris
11 9 (17.31%) Linux
11 9 (17.31%) Progress
11 9 (17.31%) RDBMS
11 9 (17.31%) Degree

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 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
1 6 (11.54%) SharePoint Server
2 4 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 2 (3.85%) IIS
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (17.31%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (28.85%) Sage 200
2 14 (26.92%) Dynamics NAV
3 7 (13.46%) Line 500
4 6 (11.54%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (9.62%) Exchequer
5 5 (9.62%) Sage 50
6 4 (7.69%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (5.77%) SAP Business One
7 3 (5.77%) Pegasus Opera
7 3 (5.77%) Sage 1000
8 2 (3.85%) Agresso
8 2 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (1.92%) Lawson
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) Internet
1 3 (5.77%) Firewall
2 2 (3.85%) DHCP
2 2 (3.85%) VPN
3 1 (1.92%) DNS
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%) Wireless
3 1 (1.92%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (21.15%) SQL Server
2 9 (17.31%) RDBMS
2 9 (17.31%) Relational Database
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.69%) QlikView
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.69%) OLAP
3 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.69%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Visual Studio
1 6 (11.54%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (3.85%) LLBLGen Pro
2 2 (3.85%) NetAdvantage
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.69%) Advertising
2 4 (7.69%) Billing
3 1 (1.92%) Marketing
3 1 (1.92%) Law
Job Titles
1 19 (36.54%) Analyst
2 13 (25.00%) Consultant
3 10 (19.23%) Support Analyst
4 6 (11.54%) Sage Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Software Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) ERP Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Support Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Business Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) Developer
6 3 (5.77%) IT Support
7 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (3.85%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Implementation Consultant
8 1 (1.92%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (32.69%) HTML
2 9 (17.31%) CSS
3 7 (13.46%) .NET
4 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET
4 6 (11.54%) XML
5 4 (7.69%) MDX
6 3 (5.77%) Silverlight
6 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.85%) LINQ
7 2 (3.85%) WPF
7 2 (3.85%) WF
7 2 (3.85%) WinForms
Operating Systems
1 17 (32.69%) Windows
2 10 (19.23%) UNIX
3 9 (17.31%) Solaris
3 9 (17.31%) 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 21 (40.38%) CRM
2 12 (23.08%) ITIL
3 10 (19.23%) ERP
4 4 (7.69%) ETL
4 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (7.69%) Multidimensional Analysis
5 2 (3.85%) Project Management
5 2 (3.85%) Change Management
5 2 (3.85%) Workflow
6 1 (1.92%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (1.92%) Document Management
6 1 (1.92%) Business Analysis
6 1 (1.92%) Supplier Management
6 1 (1.92%) Project Planning
6 1 (1.92%) Web Development
6 1 (1.92%) OpenUP
6 1 (1.92%) Product Management
6 1 (1.92%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (1.92%) MVC
6 1 (1.92%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 19 (36.54%) SQL
2 10 (19.23%) PHP
3 9 (17.31%) Perl
3 9 (17.31%) C
3 9 (17.31%) C++
3 9 (17.31%) Java
3 9 (17.31%) Shell Script
4 7 (13.46%) JavaScript
5 6 (11.54%) VBA
6 3 (5.77%) C#
7 2 (3.85%) VB6
7 2 (3.85%) VB
7 2 (3.85%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (17.31%) Degree
2 6 (11.54%) ACCA
2 6 (11.54%) CIMA
3 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.77%) MCSE
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 7 (13.46%) 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%) SCCM
1 1 (1.92%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) SAP
1 11 (21.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (17.31%) Progress
2 9 (17.31%) Sybase
2 9 (17.31%) Salesforce.com
3 8 (15.38%) Oracle
4 6 (11.54%) Sun
5 4 (7.69%) Citrix
5 4 (7.69%) Pegasus
5 4 (7.69%) CODA
5 4 (7.69%) Logi Analytics
6 2 (3.85%) Infragistics
6 2 (3.85%) VMware
6 2 (3.85%) Capita
7 1 (1.92%) NetSuite
7 1 (1.92%) WatchGuard
7 1 (1.92%) Draytek
7 1 (1.92%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.92%) Epicor
7 1 (1.92%) HP
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