The table below looks at the statistics for Line 500 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Line 500 over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage Line 500
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Line 500 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - -
As % of the Business Applications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £26,250 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -8.33%
Line 500
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Business Applications Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
89 120 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 4.63% 7.54% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 71 88 104
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £31,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

Line 500
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Line 500 across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Line 500 Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Line 500
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Line 500 across the Cheshire region.

Line 500 Salary Trend in Cheshire

Line 500
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Line 500 also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Line 500.

1 3 (100.00%) Sage
2 2 (66.67%) Electronics
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Marketing
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) ODBC
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services

Line 500
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Line 500 also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Line 500. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 2 (66.67%) Electronics
1 2 (66.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Procurement Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Product Manager
1 1 (33.33%) Senior Systems Administrator
1 1 (33.33%) Buyer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) ODBC
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Sage
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft