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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 170 236 208
Rank change year-on-year +66 -28  
Permanent jobs citing Sage 40 5 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.83% 0.081% 0.26%
As % of the Vendors category 1.93% 0.18% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 33 5 11
Median salary £40,000 £43,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.97% -10.41%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,200 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  

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 2072 2765 2393
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 43.25% 44.75% 47.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1593 2162 2014
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,650 £25,650 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Sage
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 - 22 £45,000 - 2
Coventry - 7 £33,750 - 4
Staffordshire +12 2 £35,000 -18.60%
Wolverhampton - 1 £27,500 -
Sage
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 57 (72.15%) ERP
2 33 (41.77%) Finance
3 28 (35.44%) Sage 200
4 26 (32.91%) NetSuite
4 26 (32.91%) Epicor
5 23 (29.11%) SAP
5 23 (29.11%) Manufacturing
5 23 (29.11%) Sage X3
6 20 (25.32%) Infor
7 18 (22.78%) Dynamics NAV
7 18 (22.78%) CRM
8 17 (21.52%) Advertising
9 16 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (18.99%) Presales
10 15 (18.99%) SQL
11 12 (15.19%) Pegasus
11 12 (15.19%) SAP Business One
12 11 (13.92%) Oracle
13 10 (12.66%) JD Edwards
13 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
13 10 (12.66%) Sun
13 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
13 10 (12.66%) Customer Requirements
13 10 (12.66%) Business Process Mapping
14 9 (11.39%) IFS
14 9 (11.39%) Retail
14 9 (11.39%) Dynamics AX
14 9 (11.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 9 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (11.39%) MySQL

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 (5.06%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.80%) IIS
3 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.27%) Apache
4 1 (1.27%) CMS
4 1 (1.27%) Drupal
4 1 (1.27%) nginx
4 1 (1.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 28 (35.44%) Sage 200
2 26 (32.91%) NetSuite
3 23 (29.11%) Sage X3
4 18 (22.78%) Dynamics NAV
5 12 (15.19%) SAP Business One
6 9 (11.39%) Dynamics AX
7 7 (8.86%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 6 (7.59%) Unit4 Business World
9 5 (6.33%) Dynamics GP
10 4 (5.06%) Infor M3
11 2 (2.53%) BPCS
11 2 (2.53%) Dynamics CRM
11 2 (2.53%) Magento
11 2 (2.53%) Movex
11 2 (2.53%) Sage 50
11 2 (2.53%) Sage CRM
12 1 (1.27%) Lawson
12 1 (1.27%) Oracle Financials
12 1 (1.27%) Pegasus Opera
12 1 (1.27%) Sage 300 ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.59%) Office 365
3 3 (3.80%) Intacct
4 1 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.27%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) DNS
1 3 (3.80%) Firewall
1 3 (3.80%) LAN
1 3 (3.80%) WAN
2 2 (2.53%) DHCP
2 2 (2.53%) Network Security
2 2 (2.53%) VPN
3 1 (1.27%) Broadband
3 1 (1.27%) FTP
3 1 (1.27%) HTTP
3 1 (1.27%) Internet
3 1 (1.27%) SSH
3 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (11.39%) MySQL
1 9 (11.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (8.86%) Amazon Redshift
2 7 (8.86%) Big Data
2 7 (8.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.53%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.53%) RDBMS
3 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.27%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (7.59%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 33 (41.77%) Finance
2 23 (29.11%) Manufacturing
3 17 (21.52%) Advertising
4 9 (11.39%) Retail
5 7 (8.86%) Automotive
6 2 (2.53%) Marketing
7 1 (1.27%) General Ledger
7 1 (1.27%) German Language
Job Titles
1 34 (43.04%) Consultant
2 20 (25.32%) Software Consultant
3 18 (22.78%) Sage Consultant
4 14 (17.72%) Developer
5 11 (13.92%) Implementation Consultant
6 10 (12.66%) Software Implementation Consultant
7 7 (8.86%) Project Manager
8 6 (7.59%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Analyst
9 5 (6.33%) Business Manager
9 5 (6.33%) ERP Manager
9 5 (6.33%) NetSuite Developer
10 4 (5.06%) Sage 200 Consultant
11 3 (3.80%) Business Intelligence Lead
11 3 (3.80%) Business Systems Analyst
11 3 (3.80%) IT Manager
11 3 (3.80%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
11 3 (3.80%) SSRS Developer
11 3 (3.80%) Systems Analyst
11 3 (3.80%) Tableau Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) Web Services
2 3 (3.80%) .NET
2 3 (3.80%) CSS
2 3 (3.80%) jQuery
3 2 (2.53%) CSS3
3 2 (2.53%) HTML
3 2 (2.53%) HTML5
3 2 (2.53%) LAMP
4 1 (1.27%) Ajax
4 1 (1.27%) CakePHP
4 1 (1.27%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (1.27%) JSON
4 1 (1.27%) Laravel
4 1 (1.27%) LEMP Stack
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Fusion
4 1 (1.27%) RESTful
4 1 (1.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (1.27%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (20.25%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.06%) iPad
3 3 (3.80%) iPhone
4 1 (1.27%) Blog
4 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.27%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.27%) Social Media
4 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (11.39%) Windows
2 4 (5.06%) Linux
2 4 (5.06%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.80%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.80%) VyOS
3 3 (3.80%) Windows 10
3 3 (3.80%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (72.15%) ERP
2 18 (22.78%) CRM
3 15 (18.99%) Presales
4 10 (12.66%) Business Process Mapping
4 10 (12.66%) Customer Requirements
4 10 (12.66%) Stakeholder Management
5 9 (11.39%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (8.86%) Data Analysis
7 6 (7.59%) E-Commerce
8 5 (6.33%) Business Development
8 5 (6.33%) Project Management
9 4 (5.06%) Business Analysis
10 3 (3.80%) BPR
10 3 (3.80%) ITIL
10 3 (3.80%) Migration
10 3 (3.80%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (3.80%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (3.80%) Service Delivery
10 3 (3.80%) Software Licensing
10 3 (3.80%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.99%) SQL
2 7 (8.86%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.80%) PHP
4 1 (1.27%) C#
4 1 (1.27%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) Degree
2 3 (3.80%) ACCA
2 3 (3.80%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.53%) CIMA
4 1 (1.27%) AAT
4 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.80%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (7.59%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.53%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.53%) XenServer
3 1 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 26 (32.91%) Epicor
2 23 (29.11%) SAP
3 20 (25.32%) Infor
4 12 (15.19%) Pegasus
5 11 (13.92%) Oracle
6 10 (12.66%) JD Edwards
6 10 (12.66%) Microsoft
6 10 (12.66%) Sun
7 9 (11.39%) IFS
8 8 (10.13%) Salesforce.com
9 7 (8.86%) Tableau
10 6 (7.59%) Talend
11 5 (6.33%) VMware
12 3 (3.80%) QAD
12 3 (3.80%) SYSPRO
12 3 (3.80%) Vyatta
13 1 (1.27%) Google
13 1 (1.27%) PayPal
13 1 (1.27%) Twitter
13 1 (1.27%) Veeam
Coventry
Washington Frank
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + car, %, bonus'
Posted: 17 hours ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £28000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
West Midlands
Washington Frank
Salary: £25000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + Great Company
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
West Midlands, Birmingham
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: to £40,000 + £5.5K car allow + bens
Posted: 15 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago