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 3 months to 28 June 2017 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 225 226 199
Rank change year-on-year +1 -27  
Permanent jobs citing Sage 4 15 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.078% 0.24% 0.60%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.53% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 21
Median salary £26,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.28% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,550 £21,250 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £35,450 £48,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +2.94%  

Sage is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2237 2804 2716
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 43.54% 45.46% 47.76%
Number of salaries quoted 3284 3692 4531
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,625 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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
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 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +10 2 £25,500 -15.70% 2
Walsall - 1 £26,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £35,000 - 1
Sage
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing Sage 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.

1 33 (75.00%) ERP
2 22 (50.00%) Finance
3 17 (38.64%) NetSuite
4 15 (34.09%) Sage 200
4 15 (34.09%) Sage X3
5 14 (31.82%) Epicor
6 13 (29.55%) Presales
7 12 (27.27%) Dynamics NAV
8 11 (25.00%) Advertising
8 11 (25.00%) Infor
8 11 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (22.73%) Pegasus
9 10 (22.73%) SAP
10 9 (20.45%) Sun
11 8 (18.18%) SQL
11 8 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
11 8 (18.18%) Business Process Mapping
12 7 (15.91%) CRM
12 7 (15.91%) Manufacturing
13 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
14 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
14 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
14 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
14 5 (11.36%) Windows
14 5 (11.36%) SAP Business One
15 4 (9.09%) Dynamics GP
15 4 (9.09%) Degree
15 4 (9.09%) Oracle
15 4 (9.09%) SharePoint
15 4 (9.09%) Active Directory

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 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.82%) IIS
3 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 17 (38.64%) NetSuite
2 15 (34.09%) Sage 200
2 15 (34.09%) Sage X3
3 12 (27.27%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (11.36%) SAP Business One
5 4 (9.09%) Dynamics GP
6 3 (6.82%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (6.82%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (4.55%) Oracle Assets
8 1 (2.27%) BPCS
8 1 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (2.27%) Infor M3
8 1 (2.27%) Lawson
8 1 (2.27%) Oracle Financials
8 1 (2.27%) Payment Gateway
8 1 (2.27%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.82%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.27%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) DNS
1 3 (6.82%) Firewall
2 2 (4.55%) DHCP
2 2 (4.55%) Network Security
2 2 (4.55%) VPN
3 1 (2.27%) Broadband
3 1 (2.27%) FTP
3 1 (2.27%) HTTP
3 1 (2.27%) Internet
3 1 (2.27%) SSH
3 1 (2.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.27%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.27%) MySQL
General
1 22 (50.00%) Finance
2 11 (25.00%) Advertising
3 7 (15.91%) Manufacturing
4 3 (6.82%) Retail
5 2 (4.55%) Marketing
6 1 (2.27%) General Ledger
6 1 (2.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 26 (59.09%) Consultant
2 18 (40.91%) Software Consultant
3 14 (31.82%) Sage Consultant
4 11 (25.00%) Implementation Consultant
5 10 (22.73%) Software Implementation Consultant
6 5 (11.36%) Developer
7 4 (9.09%) NetSuite Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Sage 200 Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) Administrator
8 3 (6.82%) Analyst
8 3 (6.82%) ERP Consultant
8 3 (6.82%) Systems Administrator
8 3 (6.82%) Web Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Business Systems Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) IT Administrator
9 2 (4.55%) IT Systems Administrator
9 2 (4.55%) Project Manager
9 2 (4.55%) Systems Analyst
10 1 (2.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
10 1 (2.27%) NetSuite Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.27%) CakePHP
1 1 (2.27%) CodeIgniter
1 1 (2.27%) CSS
1 1 (2.27%) CSS3
1 1 (2.27%) HTML
1 1 (2.27%) HTML5
1 1 (2.27%) jQuery
1 1 (2.27%) LAMP
1 1 (2.27%) Laravel
1 1 (2.27%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (2.27%) RESTful
1 1 (2.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.27%) Blog
3 1 (2.27%) iPad
3 1 (2.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.27%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 4 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 3 (6.82%) Linux
3 3 (6.82%) VyOS
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.27%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (75.00%) ERP
2 13 (29.55%) Presales
3 8 (18.18%) Business Process Mapping
3 8 (18.18%) Customer Requirements
4 7 (15.91%) CRM
5 5 (11.36%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.82%) Business Analysis
6 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (6.82%) Performance Monitoring
6 3 (6.82%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (6.82%) Project Management
6 3 (6.82%) Web Development
7 2 (4.55%) BPR
7 2 (4.55%) Business Development
7 2 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (4.55%) Time Management
8 1 (2.27%) B2B
8 1 (2.27%) Software Engineering
8 1 (2.27%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 8 (18.18%) SQL
2 5 (11.36%) JavaScript
3 1 (2.27%) PHP
3 1 (2.27%) Progress 4GL
3 1 (2.27%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) Degree
2 2 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) A+ Certification
3 1 (2.27%) AAT
3 1 (2.27%) ACCA
3 1 (2.27%) CIMA
3 1 (2.27%) MCSA
3 1 (2.27%) MCSE
3 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.09%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.55%) Hyper-V
2 2 (4.55%) XenServer
3 1 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Epicor
2 11 (25.00%) Infor
3 10 (22.73%) Pegasus
3 10 (22.73%) SAP
4 9 (20.45%) Sun
5 6 (13.64%) Microsoft
6 4 (9.09%) JD Edwards
6 4 (9.09%) Oracle
7 3 (6.82%) Vyatta
8 2 (4.55%) IFS
9 1 (2.27%) Cisco
9 1 (2.27%) CODA
9 1 (2.27%) PayPal
9 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (2.27%) Twitter
9 1 (2.27%) VMware
Birmingham
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: c£45,000 + car allowance + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Warwick
Spectrum IT
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham
Washington Frank
Posted: 19 days ago
West Bromwich, West Midlands (County)
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £52000.00 - £62000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago