Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for Sage 500 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Sage 500 over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sage 500
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 280 308 327
Rank change year-on-year +28 +19 -8
Permanent jobs citing Sage 500 1 8 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.013% 0.081% 0.019%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.19% 0.74% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 0 10 2
West Midlands median annual salary - £34,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -26.84% -
England median annual salary £51,250 £35,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +46.43% -22.22% +16.13%

Sage 500 is in the Business Applications category. The following 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.

All Business Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 518 1,086 1,035
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 6.65% 11.06% 9.82%
Number of salaries quoted 328 720 670
West Midlands median annual salary £48,250 £48,500 £45,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.52% +6.59% +1.11%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
90th Percentile £80,000 £72,500 £62,625
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +3.96% +1.00% -

Sage 500
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Sage 500 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Sage 500 in the West Midlands

Sage 500
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Sage 500 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Sage 500 in the West Midlands

Sage 500
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Sage 500 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +1 1 - - 2
Sage 500
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT jobs citing Sage 500 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Sage 500.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SAP
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Sage
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) NetSuite
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Business One
1 1 (100.00%) Sage 1000
1 1 (100.00%) Infor
1 1 (100.00%) Sage 200
1 1 (100.00%) AAT

Sage 500
Co-occurring 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 (100.00%) NetSuite
1 1 (100.00%) Sage 1000
1 1 (100.00%) Sage 200
1 1 (100.00%) SAP Business One
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) NetSuite Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) AAT
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Infor
1 1 (100.00%) Sage
1 1 (100.00%) SAP