Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 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
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 291 286 271
Rank change year-on-year -5 -15 +11
Permanent jobs citing Sage 37 57 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.36% 0.50% 0.41%
As % of the Vendors category 0.78% 1.08% 0.89%
Number of salaries quoted 33 54 29
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.96% +25.83% -25.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £21,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £58,200 £59,250 £55,250
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 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 4729 5265 5073
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.65% 45.86% 46.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3665 3873 4219
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +35 14 £35,000 -34.88% 4
Worcestershire 0 4 £37,500 -1.32%
Staffordshire -1 4 £35,750 +19.17% 2
West Bromwich - 2 £58,500 -
Herefordshire - 2 £42,750 - 1
Solihull - 2 £37,500 -
Warwickshire -4 1 £67,500 +45.16% 2
Sutton Coldfield - 1 £42,500 -
Walsall - 1 £40,000 -
Sage
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 25 (67.57%) ERP
2 16 (43.24%) Advertising
2 16 (43.24%) SAP
3 14 (37.84%) Finance
4 13 (35.14%) Sage 200
5 12 (32.43%) Infor
6 11 (29.73%) Epicor
7 10 (27.03%) Oracle
8 8 (21.62%) NetSuite
8 8 (21.62%) Sage X3
8 8 (21.62%) SQL
9 7 (18.92%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (18.92%) Manufacturing
9 7 (18.92%) Dynamics AX
10 6 (16.22%) IFS
10 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
11 5 (13.51%) Business Development
11 5 (13.51%) Sage 500
12 4 (10.81%) C#
12 4 (10.81%) JD Edwards
12 4 (10.81%) ACCA
13 3 (8.11%) C++
13 3 (8.11%) CRM
13 3 (8.11%) CIMA
13 3 (8.11%) Statistics
13 3 (8.11%) Logistics
13 3 (8.11%) Lead Generation
13 3 (8.11%) SDLC
13 3 (8.11%) Analytics
13 3 (8.11%) Epicor Tropos

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:

Applications
1 2 (5.41%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Sage 200
2 8 (21.62%) NetSuite
2 8 (21.62%) Sage X3
3 7 (18.92%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (13.51%) Sage 500
5 3 (8.11%) Epicor Tropos
6 2 (5.41%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (5.41%) SAP Business One
7 1 (2.70%) Infor M3
7 1 (2.70%) Line 500
7 1 (2.70%) Pegasus Opera
7 1 (2.70%) Sage 1000
7 1 (2.70%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (5.41%) JIRA
General
1 16 (43.24%) Advertising
2 14 (37.84%) Finance
3 7 (18.92%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.70%) Banking
4 1 (2.70%) Law
4 1 (2.70%) Legal
4 1 (2.70%) Marketing
4 1 (2.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 17 (45.95%) Consultant
2 10 (27.03%) Sage Consultant
3 7 (18.92%) Sage 200 Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) Support Consultant
5 4 (10.81%) Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) ERP Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Sage Support
6 3 (8.11%) Senior Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) Applications Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Architect
7 2 (5.41%) Business Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Dynamics AX Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) IT Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Support Analyst
7 2 (5.41%) Systems Support
8 1 (2.70%) Business Finance Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Buyer
8 1 (2.70%) Finance Business Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) SAP Business One Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Software Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.70%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (67.57%) ERP
2 5 (13.51%) Business Development
3 3 (8.11%) Analytics
3 3 (8.11%) CRM
3 3 (8.11%) Lead Generation
3 3 (8.11%) Logistics
3 3 (8.11%) SDLC
3 3 (8.11%) Statistics
4 2 (5.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
4 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
4 2 (5.41%) Kanban
4 2 (5.41%) Project Management
4 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (5.41%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (2.70%) Collaborative Working
5 1 (2.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.70%) Presales
5 1 (2.70%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.62%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) C#
3 3 (8.11%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) ACCA
2 3 (8.11%) CIMA
3 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO 13485
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) SAP
2 12 (32.43%) Infor
3 11 (29.73%) Epicor
4 10 (27.03%) Oracle
5 6 (16.22%) IFS
5 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
6 4 (10.81%) JD Edwards
7 2 (5.41%) Misys
7 2 (5.41%) Unisys
8 1 (2.70%) CODA
8 1 (2.70%) Maconomy
8 1 (2.70%) Pegasus
8 1 (2.70%) Sun
8 1 (2.70%) Xero