The table below looks at the statistics for Line 500 skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Line 500 over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage Line 500
Rank 871 901 863
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -38
Permanent jobs citing Line 500 4 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.005% 0.008%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.054% 0.068% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 8
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +29.03%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +29.03%
Line 500
UK

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

Business Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
7422 8769 9133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 7.18% 7.80% 8.62%
Number of salaries quoted 6016 6782 7263
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Line 500
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Line 500 Jobs Demand Trend in England

Line 500
Salary Trend in England

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

Line 500 Salary Trend in England

Line 500
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Line 500 within the England region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
North West +1 2 £40,000 -3.61% 3
South East - 1 £45,000 -
London - 1 - - 1
Line 500
UK

Line 500
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 17 (100.00%) Sage
2 10 (58.82%) ERP
2 10 (58.82%) CRM
2 10 (58.82%) Finance
3 8 (47.06%) SQL
4 7 (41.18%) Advertising
4 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 7 (41.18%) Sage 1000
5 6 (35.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio Team System
5 6 (35.29%) Marketing
5 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
5 6 (35.29%) MS Office
5 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
5 6 (35.29%) XML
6 5 (29.41%) Infragistics
6 5 (29.41%) NetAdvantage
6 5 (29.41%) Workflow
6 5 (29.41%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
6 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
6 5 (29.41%) Windows
6 5 (29.41%) C#
6 5 (29.41%) HTML
6 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
6 5 (29.41%) VB
6 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
6 5 (29.41%) VBA
6 5 (29.41%) .NET
6 5 (29.41%) VB6

Line 500
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
1 5 (29.41%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (29.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) MS Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
3 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Sage 1000
2 6 (35.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (5.88%) Sage ERP X3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) Informix
2 1 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
1 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (29.41%) LLBLGen Pro
2 5 (29.41%) NetAdvantage
General
1 10 (58.82%) Finance
2 7 (41.18%) Advertising
3 6 (35.29%) Marketing
4 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Consultant
1 6 (35.29%) Sage Consultant
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Software Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
2 5 (29.41%) Senior Software Developer
3 4 (23.53%) Sage 500 Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Implementation Consultant
4 3 (17.65%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Data Manager
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Developer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Lead Software Developer
5 1 (5.88%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) XML
2 5 (29.41%) HTML
2 5 (29.41%) .NET
2 5 (29.41%) ASP.NET
2 5 (29.41%) WPF
2 5 (29.41%) WF
2 5 (29.41%) Silverlight
2 5 (29.41%) LINQ
2 5 (29.41%) WinForms
3 4 (23.53%) .NET Framework
4 3 (17.65%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (29.41%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) AIX
2 3 (17.65%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) CRM
1 10 (58.82%) ERP
2 5 (29.41%) Workflow
3 4 (23.53%) Project Planning
4 3 (17.65%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.88%) Project Management
5 1 (5.88%) MVC
5 1 (5.88%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) SQL
2 5 (29.41%) VB
2 5 (29.41%) VB.NET
2 5 (29.41%) VBA
2 5 (29.41%) VB6
2 5 (29.41%) C#
2 5 (29.41%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 17 (100.00%) Sage
2 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 5 (29.41%) Infragistics
4 1 (5.88%) Business Objects
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