Period
to 11 December 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Sage products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Sage over the 6 months to 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within Sage Group PLC.

Sage
England > West Midlands
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 258 267 269
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Sage 38 48 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.46% 0.48% 0.53%
As % of the Vendors category 1.04% 1.02% 1.15%
Number of salaries quoted 32 37 55
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +33.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,125 £60,250 £61,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -

Sage is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 3,652 4,700 5,128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 44.55% 46.67% 46.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2,675 3,622 3,792
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Sage 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 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Sage in the West Midlands

Sage
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Sage in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Sage in the West Midlands

Sage
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 within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. 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
Staffordshire +36 14 £50,000 +39.86% 2
Birmingham +4 8 £45,000 +24.14% 19
Coventry +18 6 £37,500 -
Warwickshire +37 1 £42,500 -37.04% 6
Worcestershire -6 1 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Sage
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, IT jobs citing Sage 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.

1 32 (84.21%) ERP
2 16 (42.11%) SAP
3 14 (36.84%) Finance
4 13 (34.21%) Advertising
4 13 (34.21%) Infor
5 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
6 11 (28.95%) SQL
6 11 (28.95%) CRM
7 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
7 10 (26.32%) NetSuite
8 9 (23.68%) SAP Business One
8 9 (23.68%) Epicor
9 8 (21.05%) Project Management
10 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
11 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
11 6 (15.79%) JD Edwards
11 6 (15.79%) Manufacturing
11 6 (15.79%) Sage 200
11 6 (15.79%) Driving Licence
12 5 (13.16%) Oracle
12 5 (13.16%) Service Management
12 5 (13.16%) Self-Motivation
13 4 (10.53%) Retail
13 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
13 4 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
13 4 (10.53%) Pegasus
13 4 (10.53%) Sage X3
13 4 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
14 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
14 3 (7.89%) Logistics

Sage
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (26.32%) NetSuite
2 9 (23.68%) SAP Business One
3 6 (15.79%) Sage 200
4 4 (10.53%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (10.53%) Sage X3
5 3 (7.89%) Dynamics CRM
5 3 (7.89%) Line 500
5 3 (7.89%) Sage 1000
6 1 (2.63%) Oracle Assets
6 1 (2.63%) Sage 50
6 1 (2.63%) Sage 500
6 1 (2.63%) Sage BI
Cloud Services
1 3 (7.89%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.63%) G Suite
3 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) VLAN
1 1 (2.63%) VPN
1 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (7.89%) Informix
3 3 (7.89%) SAP HANA
4 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 14 (36.84%) Finance
2 13 (34.21%) Advertising
3 6 (15.79%) Manufacturing
4 4 (10.53%) Retail
5 2 (5.26%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.63%) Automotive
6 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Consultant
2 8 (21.05%) Analyst
3 6 (15.79%) Developer
4 5 (13.16%) NetSuite Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Support Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Implementation Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Project Manager
6 3 (7.89%) ERP Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) NetSuite Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) SAP Business One Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) SAP Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Software Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Software Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) ERP Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) ERP Implementation Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) ERP Manager
7 2 (5.26%) ERP Project Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Implementation Manager
7 2 (5.26%) Sage Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) SAP Business Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) Driving Licence
2 5 (13.16%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.26%) Windows
1 2 (5.26%) Windows Server
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (84.21%) ERP
2 11 (28.95%) CRM
3 8 (21.05%) Project Management
4 7 (18.42%) E-Commerce
5 5 (13.16%) Service Management
6 3 (7.89%) Coaching
6 3 (7.89%) Data Migration
6 3 (7.89%) ITSM
6 3 (7.89%) Logistics
6 3 (7.89%) Migration
6 3 (7.89%) Project Planning
7 2 (5.26%) Business Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.26%) IT Strategy
7 2 (5.26%) KYC
7 2 (5.26%) Presales
7 2 (5.26%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (5.26%) SDLC
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Analysis
8 1 (2.63%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.63%) C#
3 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) ACCA
1 3 (7.89%) CIMA
2 2 (5.26%) AAT
2 2 (5.26%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) APMP
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.63%) PMI Certification
3 1 (2.63%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
2 1 (2.63%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 16 (42.11%) SAP
2 13 (34.21%) Infor
3 12 (31.58%) Microsoft
4 9 (23.68%) Epicor
5 6 (15.79%) JD Edwards
6 5 (13.16%) Oracle
7 4 (10.53%) Pegasus
8 3 (7.89%) IFS
9 2 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (5.26%) Xero