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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 191 189 193
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Sage 37 31 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.65% 0.57% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 1.35% 1.21% 0.71%
Number of salaries quoted 21 29 19
Average salary £35,000 £27,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.27% -11.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £40,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -
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
2742 2571 2691
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.87% 47.06% 49.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2256 2149 2205
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 £25,000 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 +6 14 - - 2
Birmingham -10 12 £52,500 +118.75% 2
Staffordshire +14 7 £28,550 -28.62%
Coventry -6 3 £37,500 +2.73% 3
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 29 (58.00%) SAP
2 23 (46.00%) ERP
3 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
4 15 (30.00%) Pegasus
5 14 (28.00%) Exchequer
5 14 (28.00%) ACCA
5 14 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 12 (24.00%) SAP Business One
7 11 (22.00%) Oracle
8 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
9 9 (18.00%) Northgate
9 9 (18.00%) Finance
10 8 (16.00%) ResourceLink
10 8 (16.00%) SQL
11 7 (14.00%) CRM
11 7 (14.00%) Pegasus Opera
11 7 (14.00%) Test Scripting
11 7 (14.00%) Manufacturing
12 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
12 6 (12.00%) Infor
13 5 (10.00%) Sage 200
13 5 (10.00%) Sage ERP X3
14 4 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
14 4 (8.00%) Oracle ERP
14 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 4 (8.00%) HTML
14 4 (8.00%) Epicor
15 3 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
15 3 (6.00%) Project Management
15 3 (6.00%) T-SQL

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 2 (4.00%) IIS
1 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.00%) SugarCRM
2 1 (2.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.00%) MS Office
3 1 (2.00%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.00%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (28.00%) Exchequer
2 12 (24.00%) SAP Business One
3 8 (16.00%) ResourceLink
4 7 (14.00%) Pegasus Opera
5 5 (10.00%) Sage 200
5 5 (10.00%) Sage ERP X3
6 4 (8.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (8.00%) Oracle ERP
7 2 (4.00%) SAP CRM
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle Financials
7 2 (4.00%) Oracle CRM
7 2 (4.00%) Agresso
7 2 (4.00%) Sage CRM
8 1 (2.00%) Movex
8 1 (2.00%) Line 500
8 1 (2.00%) Sage 1000
8 1 (2.00%) Sage 50
8 1 (2.00%) Infor M3
8 1 (2.00%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Firewall
1 1 (2.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (4.00%) JasperReports
4 2 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 9 (18.00%) Finance
2 7 (14.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Front Office
4 1 (2.00%) Advertising
4 1 (2.00%) Local Government
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (48.00%) Consultant
2 10 (20.00%) Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Support Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) SAP Consultant
3 7 (14.00%) Business Consultant
3 7 (14.00%) SAP Business One Consultant
3 7 (14.00%) SAP Business Consultant
4 6 (12.00%) Applications Support
5 5 (10.00%) ERP Consultant
6 4 (8.00%) Applications Support Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Systems Analyst
7 3 (6.00%) Sage Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Sales Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) IT Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Project Manager
8 2 (4.00%) Trainer
8 2 (4.00%) Tester
8 2 (4.00%) Support Consultant
8 2 (4.00%) Administrator
8 2 (4.00%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.00%) HTML
2 3 (6.00%) .NET
2 3 (6.00%) HTML5
3 2 (4.00%) CSS
4 1 (2.00%) SOAP
4 1 (2.00%) Web Services
4 1 (2.00%) XML
4 1 (2.00%) JSON
4 1 (2.00%) jQuery
4 1 (2.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.00%) User Experience
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) PMI
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
2 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (4.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (46.00%) ERP
2 14 (28.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 7 (14.00%) CRM
3 7 (14.00%) Test Scripting
4 3 (6.00%) Project Management
4 3 (6.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.00%) Business Analysis
5 2 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
5 2 (4.00%) PRINCE2
5 2 (4.00%) Manual Testing
5 2 (4.00%) System Testing
5 2 (4.00%) Time Management
5 2 (4.00%) Line Management
6 1 (2.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (2.00%) Data Migration
6 1 (2.00%) ITIL
6 1 (2.00%) Service Management
6 1 (2.00%) Change Management
6 1 (2.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 8 (16.00%) SQL
2 3 (6.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (4.00%) Java
3 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (2.00%) PHP
4 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (2.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (28.00%) ACCA
2 3 (6.00%) Degree
3 2 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.00%) ISEB
4 1 (2.00%) PMI Certification
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (58.00%) SAP
2 17 (34.00%) Microsoft
3 15 (30.00%) Pegasus
4 11 (22.00%) Oracle
5 9 (18.00%) Northgate
6 6 (12.00%) Infor
7 4 (8.00%) Epicor
8 3 (6.00%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (6.00%) Oneserve
9 2 (4.00%) Amdocs
9 2 (4.00%) Lagan
9 2 (4.00%) Civica
9 2 (4.00%) Orchard
9 2 (4.00%) FrontRange
9 2 (4.00%) Atlassian
9 2 (4.00%) JD Edwards
10 1 (2.00%) Adobe
10 1 (2.00%) JDA
10 1 (2.00%) Business Objects
10 1 (2.00%) Cisco
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Posted: 23 hours ago
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Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: to £45,000 + car allow + bens
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