Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 228 268 351
Rank change year-on-year +40 +83 -73
Permanent jobs citing Sage 75 46 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.79% 0.47% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 1.65% 1.08% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 59 38 18
West Midlands median annual salary £41,000 £38,750 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.81% +6.90% -3.33%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,875 £48,350
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 4,532 4,250 5,554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 47.62% 43.28% 45.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3,294 3,299 4,204
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,000 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.11% +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 June 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 23 June 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
Birmingham -8 27 £42,500 -5.56% 6
Coventry -3 9 £34,250 +1.48% 2
Staffordshire +5 8 £52,500 +50.00% 5
Worcestershire - 7 £41,000 -
Warwickshire +15 4 £27,500 -21.43%
Herefordshire - 2 £35,000 -
Wolverhampton -15 1 £27,500 -
Shropshire - 1 - - 1
Halesowen - 1 - -
Sage
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 58 (77.33%) ERP
2 34 (45.33%) SAP
3 33 (44.00%) Epicor
4 32 (42.67%) Finance
4 32 (42.67%) Infor
5 31 (41.33%) Advertising
6 24 (32.00%) SQL
7 23 (30.67%) CRM
8 21 (28.00%) Microsoft
9 19 (25.33%) Oracle
9 19 (25.33%) NetSuite
10 16 (21.33%) Manufacturing
11 13 (17.33%) Dynamics AX
11 13 (17.33%) E-Commerce
11 13 (17.33%) IFS
12 12 (16.00%) Dynamics 365
12 12 (16.00%) SAP Business One
12 12 (16.00%) JD Edwards
13 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
13 11 (14.67%) Sage X3
14 10 (13.33%) Xero
14 10 (13.33%) Project Management
15 9 (12.00%) Retail
15 9 (12.00%) ACCA
15 9 (12.00%) Crystal Reports
16 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
16 8 (10.67%) Business Analysis
16 8 (10.67%) CIMA
16 8 (10.67%) Driving Licence
16 8 (10.67%) Sage 200

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 (2.67%) IIS
1 2 (2.67%) Moodle
1 2 (2.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (2.67%) Totara
2 1 (1.33%) CMS
2 1 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 19 (25.33%) NetSuite
2 13 (17.33%) Dynamics AX
3 12 (16.00%) SAP Business One
4 11 (14.67%) Sage X3
5 8 (10.67%) Sage 200
6 6 (8.00%) Dynamics GP
6 6 (8.00%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (5.33%) BPCS
7 4 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (5.33%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
7 4 (5.33%) Infor M3
7 4 (5.33%) Line 500
7 4 (5.33%) Sage 500
8 3 (4.00%) Sage 1000
8 3 (4.00%) Sage CRM
9 2 (2.67%) Lawson
9 2 (2.67%) Oracle Assets
9 2 (2.67%) Oracle Financials
9 2 (2.67%) Sage 50
9 2 (2.67%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.33%) Office 365
2 1 (1.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.33%) VPN
2 3 (4.00%) VoIP
3 1 (1.33%) Firewall
3 1 (1.33%) Internet
3 1 (1.33%) Intranet
3 1 (1.33%) Network Security
3 1 (1.33%) SAN
3 1 (1.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.67%) SQL Server
2 9 (12.00%) Crystal Reports
3 6 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (5.33%) Informix
4 4 (5.33%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (4.00%) SAP HANA
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.67%) MS Access
6 2 (2.67%) QlikView
7 1 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.33%) MySQL
General
1 32 (42.67%) Finance
2 31 (41.33%) Advertising
3 16 (21.33%) Manufacturing
4 9 (12.00%) Retail
5 4 (5.33%) General Ledger
6 3 (4.00%) Billing
7 1 (1.33%) Banking
7 1 (1.33%) Games
7 1 (1.33%) Marketing
7 1 (1.33%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 22 (29.33%) Consultant
2 19 (25.33%) Analyst
3 10 (13.33%) Support Analyst
4 8 (10.67%) Developer
5 6 (8.00%) Implementation Consultant
5 6 (8.00%) IT Analyst
5 6 (8.00%) IT Support
5 6 (8.00%) Sage Consultant
6 5 (6.67%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 5 (6.67%) NetSuite Developer
7 4 (5.33%) Business Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) ERP Analyst
7 4 (5.33%) Functional Consultant
7 4 (5.33%) IT Support Analyst
8 3 (4.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 3 (4.00%) CRM Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
8 3 (4.00%) Project Manager
8 3 (4.00%) SAP Consultant
8 3 (4.00%) Software Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (2.67%) .NET
2 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.67%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.67%) Driving Licence
2 4 (5.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.33%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.67%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.67%) Fat Client
3 2 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.67%) Learning Management System
3 2 (2.67%) SCORM
3 2 (2.67%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.33%) BBC
4 1 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.33%) EPoS
4 1 (1.33%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.33%) Windows
2 6 (8.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (5.33%) Windows 10
3 4 (5.33%) Windows 7
3 4 (5.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (77.33%) ERP
2 23 (30.67%) CRM
3 13 (17.33%) E-Commerce
4 10 (13.33%) Project Management
5 8 (10.67%) Business Analysis
6 7 (9.33%) Logistics
6 7 (9.33%) Service Management
7 6 (8.00%) Data Migration
7 6 (8.00%) Migration
7 6 (8.00%) Presales
8 5 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (6.67%) Process Improvement
9 4 (5.33%) Business Development
9 4 (5.33%) ITIL
9 4 (5.33%) ITSM
9 4 (5.33%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.00%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (4.00%) KYC
10 3 (4.00%) Project Planning
10 3 (4.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.00%) SQL
2 8 (10.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (9.33%) C#
4 4 (5.33%) C++
4 4 (5.33%) RPG
5 3 (4.00%) VBA
6 2 (2.67%) C
6 2 (2.67%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.67%) X++
7 1 (1.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.00%) ACCA
2 8 (10.67%) CIMA
3 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (5.33%) AAT
4 4 (5.33%) Degree
4 4 (5.33%) MCSE
5 3 (4.00%) MCSA
6 2 (2.67%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.67%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.33%) CCNA
7 1 (1.33%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.00%) SLA
2 2 (2.67%) GDPR
System Software
1 5 (6.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 34 (45.33%) SAP
2 33 (44.00%) Epicor
3 32 (42.67%) Infor
4 21 (28.00%) Microsoft
5 19 (25.33%) Oracle
6 13 (17.33%) IFS
7 12 (16.00%) JD Edwards
8 10 (13.33%) Xero
9 7 (9.33%) Pegasus
10 2 (2.67%) BT
10 2 (2.67%) Cisco
10 2 (2.67%) CODA
10 2 (2.67%) Sun
11 1 (1.33%) Aareon
11 1 (1.33%) Citrix
11 1 (1.33%) IBM
11 1 (1.33%) Kronos
11 1 (1.33%) Meraki
11 1 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (1.33%) VMware