The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Sage 50 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Sage 50 over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sage 50
England / West Midlands
Rank - - 216
Permanent jobs citing Sage 50 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - - 0.020%
As % of the Business Applications category - - 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £27,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +18.18% -45.00%  

Sage 50 is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for business application skills.

Business Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 420 539 430
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 8.91% 8.80% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 251 361 344
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -0.99%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £67,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Sage 50
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing Sage 50 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Sage 50 in the West Midlands

Sage 50
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sage 50 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Sage 50 in the West Midlands

Sage 50
Top 4 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing Sage 50 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Sage 50.

1 2 (100.00%) Sage
2 1 (50.00%) Sage 200
2 1 (50.00%) Line Management
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence

Sage 50
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Sage 200
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Sage