Period
to 21 September 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 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 251 310 309
Rank change year-on-year +59 -1 -47
Permanent jobs citing Sage 56 16 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.64% 0.16% 0.35%
As % of the Vendors category 1.39% 0.37% 0.77%
Number of salaries quoted 46 15 40
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.29% +16.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,950 £21,250
90th Percentile £63,125 £60,250 £48,875
England median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,250
% change year-on-year +12.50% +1.91% +0.64%

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 4,033 4,344 5,488
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.90% 43.55% 45.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2,961 3,396 4,031
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
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 21 September 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 21 September 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 - 18 £50,000 - 2
Birmingham +10 12 £48,750 +21.88% 17
Coventry +16 8 £34,250 -8.67%
Worcestershire - 5 £45,000 -
Warwickshire +33 3 £27,500 -21.43% 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
Sage
England

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 47 (83.93%) ERP
2 26 (46.43%) Finance
3 23 (41.07%) Advertising
4 21 (37.50%) SAP
5 18 (32.14%) Infor
6 17 (30.36%) CRM
7 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
7 16 (28.57%) SQL
8 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 12 (21.43%) Epicor
9 12 (21.43%) Sage X3
10 11 (19.64%) Driving Licence
11 10 (17.86%) JD Edwards
11 10 (17.86%) NetSuite
12 9 (16.07%) SAP Business One
12 9 (16.07%) Project Management
12 9 (16.07%) Service Management
12 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
12 9 (16.07%) Oracle
12 9 (16.07%) Sage 200
13 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
13 8 (14.29%) Pegasus
14 7 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
14 7 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
15 6 (10.71%) Dynamics 365
15 6 (10.71%) Presales
15 6 (10.71%) Data Migration
15 6 (10.71%) Business Analysis
15 6 (10.71%) Line 500
15 6 (10.71%) Migration

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 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.79%) Moodle
2 1 (1.79%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.79%) Totara
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Sage X3
2 10 (17.86%) NetSuite
3 9 (16.07%) Sage 200
3 9 (16.07%) SAP Business One
4 7 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (10.71%) Line 500
6 4 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (7.14%) Sage 1000
7 3 (5.36%) Dynamics GP
7 3 (5.36%) Dynamics NAV
8 2 (3.57%) Lawson
8 2 (3.57%) Oracle Assets
8 2 (3.57%) Oracle Financials
8 2 (3.57%) Sage 50
8 2 (3.57%) Sage 500
8 2 (3.57%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (1.79%) Sage BI
9 1 (1.79%) Sage CRM
9 1 (1.79%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 1 (1.79%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (3.57%) Office 365
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.79%) G Suite
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.79%) Internet
1 1 (1.79%) Intranet
1 1 (1.79%) Network Security
1 1 (1.79%) SAN
1 1 (1.79%) VLAN
1 1 (1.79%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) Informix
3 2 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.79%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 26 (46.43%) Finance
2 23 (41.07%) Advertising
3 5 (8.93%) General Ledger
3 5 (8.93%) Manufacturing
4 4 (7.14%) Retail
5 1 (1.79%) Legal
5 1 (1.79%) Marketing
5 1 (1.79%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (30.36%) Consultant
2 13 (23.21%) Analyst
3 9 (16.07%) Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Implementation Consultant
4 7 (12.50%) NetSuite Developer
5 6 (10.71%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Sage Consultant
6 4 (7.14%) Software Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Software Support Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Financial Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Implementation Analyst
7 3 (5.36%) Implementation Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Project Manager
7 3 (5.36%) Software Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) Applications Support
8 2 (3.57%) Applications Support Analyst
8 2 (3.57%) Development Manager
8 2 (3.57%) ERP Consultant
8 2 (3.57%) IT Manager
8 2 (3.57%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (19.64%) Driving Licence
2 7 (12.50%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.79%) EPoS
4 1 (1.79%) Fat Client
4 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.79%) iPad
4 1 (1.79%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.79%) PMI
4 1 (1.79%) SCORM
4 1 (1.79%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.36%) Windows
1 3 (5.36%) Windows Server
2 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
2 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
2 1 (1.79%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (83.93%) ERP
2 17 (30.36%) CRM
3 9 (16.07%) E-Commerce
3 9 (16.07%) Project Management
3 9 (16.07%) Service Management
4 6 (10.71%) Business Analysis
4 6 (10.71%) Data Migration
4 6 (10.71%) ITSM
4 6 (10.71%) Migration
4 6 (10.71%) Presales
5 5 (8.93%) Logistics
6 4 (7.14%) Coaching
6 4 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (7.14%) Systems Analysis
7 3 (5.36%) Business Development
7 3 (5.36%) IT Strategy
7 3 (5.36%) KYC
7 3 (5.36%) Project Planning
7 3 (5.36%) SDLC
8 2 (3.57%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (28.57%) SQL
2 8 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.36%) VBA
4 2 (3.57%) C#
4 2 (3.57%) X++
5 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) AAT
1 5 (8.93%) ACCA
1 5 (8.93%) CIMA
2 3 (5.36%) Degree
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (3.57%) MCSE
4 1 (1.79%) A+ Certification
4 1 (1.79%) APMP
4 1 (1.79%) CCNA
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.79%) MCP
4 1 (1.79%) MCSA
4 1 (1.79%) PMI Certification
4 1 (1.79%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) GDPR
2 1 (1.79%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.79%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (37.50%) SAP
2 18 (32.14%) Infor
3 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 12 (21.43%) Epicor
5 10 (17.86%) JD Edwards
6 9 (16.07%) Oracle
7 8 (14.29%) Pegasus
8 5 (8.93%) Xero
9 3 (5.36%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (3.57%) CODA
10 2 (3.57%) IFS
10 2 (3.57%) Sun
11 1 (1.79%) BT
11 1 (1.79%) Cisco
11 1 (1.79%) Facebook
11 1 (1.79%) Meraki
11 1 (1.79%) VMware