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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage
Rank 198 162 187
Rank change year-on-year
-36 +25
Permanent jobs citing Sage 13 21 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.47% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 0.53% 0.97% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 11 15 16
Average salary £35,000 £26,000 £27,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -4.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £34,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
2433 2157 2420
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.48% 48.33% 50.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2043 1738 2008
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 March 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 March 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
Birmingham -18 4 £57,500 +121.15% 4
Staffordshire - 3 £28,550 - 1
Coventry - 1 £35,000 - 1
Shropshire - 1 £16,500 -
Sage
England

Sage
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 14 (35.00%) SQL
1 14 (35.00%) CRM
1 14 (35.00%) ERP
2 13 (32.50%) Finance
3 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
4 11 (27.50%) Management Information System
5 10 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
5 10 (25.00%) .NET
5 10 (25.00%) C#
5 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 10 (25.00%) Windows
6 9 (22.50%) XML
6 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
6 9 (22.50%) Visual Studio
7 8 (20.00%) WPF
7 8 (20.00%) Silverlight
8 7 (17.50%) Line 500
8 7 (17.50%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (17.50%) Sage 50
8 7 (17.50%) SAP
8 7 (17.50%) MS Office
8 7 (17.50%) HTML
9 6 (15.00%) VB
9 6 (15.00%) VB.NET
9 6 (15.00%) VBA
9 6 (15.00%) Oracle
9 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
9 6 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (15.00%) WF

Sage
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
1 6 (15.00%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.50%) SugarCRM
2 1 (2.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (17.50%) MS Office
2 3 (7.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (17.50%) Line 500
2 7 (17.50%) Sage 50
3 6 (15.00%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (12.50%) Sage 200
5 2 (5.00%) Sage ERP X3
5 2 (5.00%) Magento
5 2 (5.00%) ResourceLink
5 2 (5.00%) Oracle Financials
5 2 (5.00%) Agresso
6 1 (2.50%) Oracle CRM
6 1 (2.50%) SAP CRM
6 1 (2.50%) Sage 1000
6 1 (2.50%) Sage 300 ERP
6 1 (2.50%) Sage CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (27.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.00%) Big Data
3 2 (5.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Visual Studio
2 7 (17.50%) Visual Studio Team System
3 6 (15.00%) LLBLGen Pro
3 6 (15.00%) NetAdvantage
General
1 13 (32.50%) Finance
2 3 (7.50%) Back Office
2 3 (7.50%) Advertising
3 1 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (2.50%) Local Government
3 1 (2.50%) Marketing
3 1 (2.50%) Front Office
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (27.50%) Consultant
2 8 (20.00%) Developer
3 7 (17.50%) Sage Consultant
4 6 (15.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (15.00%) ERP Consultant
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Software Developer
5 5 (12.50%) Trainer
5 5 (12.50%) Analyst
5 5 (12.50%) Senior Developer
6 4 (10.00%) Support Consultant
7 3 (7.50%) Administrator
7 3 (7.50%) Systems Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Security Manager
7 3 (7.50%) Compliance Manager
8 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
8 2 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Support Analyst
8 2 (5.00%) Applications Support
8 2 (5.00%) Lead Developer
8 2 (5.00%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (25.00%) .NET
1 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 9 (22.50%) XML
3 8 (20.00%) WPF
3 8 (20.00%) Silverlight
4 7 (17.50%) HTML
5 6 (15.00%) LINQ
5 6 (15.00%) WF
5 6 (15.00%) WinForms
6 4 (10.00%) .NET Framework
7 2 (5.00%) WCF
7 2 (5.00%) jQuery
8 1 (2.50%) HTML5
8 1 (2.50%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (27.50%) Management Information System
2 2 (5.00%) Clustering
2 2 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.50%) User Experience
3 1 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.50%) EPoS
3 1 (2.50%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.00%) Android
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.00%) CRM
1 14 (35.00%) ERP
2 6 (15.00%) Workflow
3 5 (12.50%) Project Planning
4 4 (10.00%) MVC
5 3 (7.50%) Ethical Hacking
5 3 (7.50%) Data Protection
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
6 2 (5.00%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.00%) Data Security
6 2 (5.00%) TDD
6 2 (5.00%) Data Management
6 2 (5.00%) ETL
6 2 (5.00%) OOP
6 2 (5.00%) OO
6 2 (5.00%) Time Management
6 2 (5.00%) Database Mirroring
6 2 (5.00%) Business Analysis
6 2 (5.00%) Test Scripting
6 2 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 14 (35.00%) SQL
2 10 (25.00%) C#
3 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
4 6 (15.00%) VB
4 6 (15.00%) VB.NET
4 6 (15.00%) VBA
4 6 (15.00%) VB6
5 2 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (2.50%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.50%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (2.50%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (7.50%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.50%) SAP
3 6 (15.00%) Oracle
3 6 (15.00%) Infragistics
4 4 (10.00%) Cisco
4 4 (10.00%) Pegasus
5 3 (7.50%) Dell
5 3 (7.50%) VMware
5 3 (7.50%) Northgate
6 2 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (5.00%) Remedy
7 1 (2.50%) Civica
7 1 (2.50%) Orchard
7 1 (2.50%) FrontRange
7 1 (2.50%) Infor
7 1 (2.50%) Oneserve
7 1 (2.50%) Amdocs
7 1 (2.50%) Lagan
7 1 (2.50%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.50%) Business Objects
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Salary: £37000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £28550 per annum + training and excellent package
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
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Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits Package
Posted: 17 days ago
Coventry
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + OTE 50-55k, Car Allow,Pen,PH
Posted: 24 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Great Role Benefits
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