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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage
Rank 207 189 181
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -8
Permanent jobs citing Sage 16 20 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.29% 0.37% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.55% 0.72% 0.97%
Number of salaries quoted 15 15 24
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £46,250 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
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
2893 2768 2483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 51.63% 51.26% 50.59%
Number of salaries quoted 2403 2349 2046
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 September 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 September 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 -2 8 £31,750 +41.11% 2
Staffordshire -10 3 £35,000 - 1
Shropshire - 3 £25,000 -
Coventry -19 1 - - 2
Solihull - 1 £34,000 -
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 15 (32.61%) CRM
2 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 14 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 14 (30.43%) SQL
2 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 14 (30.43%) Dynamics NAV
3 13 (28.26%) Finance
3 13 (28.26%) Sage 200
4 12 (26.09%) SAP
5 10 (21.74%) Windows
6 9 (19.57%) MS Office
6 9 (19.57%) Line 500
7 8 (17.39%) Visual Studio
7 8 (17.39%) ERP
7 8 (17.39%) HTML
7 8 (17.39%) .NET
7 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
8 7 (15.22%) SLA
8 7 (15.22%) Exchequer
8 7 (15.22%) Oracle
8 7 (15.22%) VBA
8 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
8 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
8 7 (15.22%) XML
8 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
8 7 (15.22%) Dynamics CRM
8 7 (15.22%) SharePoint Server
8 7 (15.22%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (13.04%) Dynamics GP
9 6 (13.04%) CIMA

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 7 (15.22%) SharePoint
1 7 (15.22%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (6.52%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (30.43%) MS Excel
2 9 (19.57%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 14 (30.43%) Dynamics NAV
2 13 (28.26%) Sage 200
3 9 (19.57%) Line 500
4 7 (15.22%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (15.22%) Exchequer
5 6 (13.04%) Dynamics GP
6 5 (10.87%) Sage 50
7 4 (8.70%) SAP Business One
8 3 (6.52%) Pegasus Opera
9 2 (4.35%) Agresso
10 1 (2.17%) Lawson
10 1 (2.17%) SalesLogix
10 1 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
10 1 (2.17%) Sage 1000
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.87%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.52%) Firewall
2 2 (4.35%) Internet
2 2 (4.35%) DHCP
2 2 (4.35%) VPN
3 1 (2.17%) DNS
3 1 (2.17%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.17%) Broadband
3 1 (2.17%) Wireless
3 1 (2.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.70%) OLAP
2 4 (8.70%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (8.70%) Data Mining
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (8.70%) QlikView
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (6.52%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.17%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 7 (15.22%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (6.52%) LLBLGen Pro
3 3 (6.52%) NetAdvantage
General
1 13 (28.26%) Finance
2 5 (10.87%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.70%) Advertising
3 4 (8.70%) Billing
4 1 (2.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 15 (32.61%) Analyst
2 12 (26.09%) Consultant
3 7 (15.22%) Support Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Implementation Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Software Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (8.70%) Sage Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
6 3 (6.52%) IT Support
6 3 (6.52%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (6.52%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) SAP Project Manager
7 2 (4.35%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (17.39%) HTML
1 8 (17.39%) .NET
2 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET
2 7 (15.22%) XML
3 4 (8.70%) MDX
3 4 (8.70%) Silverlight
4 3 (6.52%) LINQ
4 3 (6.52%) WPF
4 3 (6.52%) WF
4 3 (6.52%) WinForms
4 3 (6.52%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (21.74%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.17%) Android
2 1 (2.17%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (32.61%) CRM
2 8 (17.39%) ERP
3 4 (8.70%) ETL
3 4 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (8.70%) Multidimensional Analysis
3 4 (8.70%) Project Management
4 3 (6.52%) Workflow
4 3 (6.52%) ITIL
5 2 (4.35%) MVC
5 2 (4.35%) Time Management
6 1 (2.17%) Product Management
6 1 (2.17%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.17%) Supplier Management
6 1 (2.17%) Project Planning
6 1 (2.17%) Web Development
6 1 (2.17%) Resource Management
6 1 (2.17%) Change Management
6 1 (2.17%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 14 (30.43%) SQL
2 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
2 7 (15.22%) VBA
3 4 (8.70%) C#
3 4 (8.70%) VB
4 3 (6.52%) VB.NET
4 3 (6.52%) VB6
5 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 6 (13.04%) ACCA
1 6 (13.04%) CIMA
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.52%) MCITP
4 2 (4.35%) CCENT
4 2 (4.35%) A+ Certification
4 2 (4.35%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (4.35%) MCDST
4 2 (4.35%) MCSE
5 1 (2.17%) MCSA
5 1 (2.17%) MCP
5 1 (2.17%) HNC
5 1 (2.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.22%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (17.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) ISA Server
2 1 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Backup Exec
1 1 (2.17%) SCCM
1 1 (2.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (30.43%) Microsoft
2 12 (26.09%) SAP
3 7 (15.22%) Oracle
4 6 (13.04%) Sun
5 5 (10.87%) Citrix
6 4 (8.70%) Pegasus
6 4 (8.70%) CODA
6 4 (8.70%) Logi Analytics
7 3 (6.52%) Infragistics
8 1 (2.17%) VMware
8 1 (2.17%) NetSuite
8 1 (2.17%) WatchGuard
8 1 (2.17%) Draytek
8 1 (2.17%) Cisco
8 1 (2.17%) JD Edwards
8 1 (2.17%) Symantec
8 1 (2.17%) HP
8 1 (2.17%) Dell
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
People Source Consulting
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: £47,000 per annum circa - Grade 7
Posted: 11 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Coventry
Huxley Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago