The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Business Applications category for the England region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage Line 500
Rank 840 843 851
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing Line 500 31 2 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.028% 0.002% 0.022%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.38% 0.025% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 31 2 24
Average salary £33,000 £22,500 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% -27.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £19,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £22,500 £39,250
UK excluding London average salary £33,000 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.38%
Business Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
8225 7899 8816
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 7.52% 7.76% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6514 6273 7408
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -
Line 500
UK

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
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Line 500 across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Line 500 Salary Histogram 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 30 July 2014. 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
South East -4 11 £34,500 +81.57% 1
West Midlands +8 7 £40,000 +77.77% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £23,000 -
London - 4 £32,500 -
North West - 2 £33,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £32,500 - 3
East of England - 1 £33,000 -
Line 500
UK

Line 500
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 40 (100.00%) Sage
2 26 (65.00%) SQL Server
3 21 (52.50%) ERP
4 18 (45.00%) MS Excel
5 15 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
6 14 (35.00%) MS Office
7 13 (32.50%) Manufacturing
8 12 (30.00%) Finance
8 12 (30.00%) SQL
8 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
9 11 (27.50%) Shell Script
9 11 (27.50%) Sage 1000
10 10 (25.00%) Visual Studio
10 10 (25.00%) Windows
11 9 (22.50%) Epicor
12 8 (20.00%) Informix
12 8 (20.00%) CRM
13 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
13 7 (17.50%) VBA
13 7 (17.50%) .NET
14 6 (15.00%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (15.00%) Dynamics NAV
14 6 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
14 6 (15.00%) Dynamics AX
14 6 (15.00%) HTML
14 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
14 6 (15.00%) XML
14 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
14 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
14 6 (15.00%) JD Edwards

Line 500
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 6 (15.00%) SharePoint Server
1 6 (15.00%) SharePoint
1 6 (15.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (7.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (7.50%) IIS
3 2 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (2.50%) WordPress
4 1 (2.50%) Lync
4 1 (2.50%) Apache
4 1 (2.50%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (2.50%) CMS
Applications
1 18 (45.00%) MS Excel
2 14 (35.00%) MS Office
3 3 (7.50%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (27.50%) Sage 1000
2 6 (15.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 6 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (15.00%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (15.00%) Sage 200
3 5 (12.50%) Movex
4 2 (5.00%) SalesLogix
5 1 (2.50%) Lawson
5 1 (2.50%) Exchequer
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.00%) WAN
2 3 (7.50%) LAN
2 3 (7.50%) VPN
3 2 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.50%) Network Security
4 1 (2.50%) NAS
4 1 (2.50%) SSH
4 1 (2.50%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 15 (37.50%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (20.00%) Informix
4 5 (12.50%) QlikView
4 5 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (10.00%) OLAP
5 4 (10.00%) Data Mining
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (15.00%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (5.00%) NetAdvantage
3 2 (5.00%) LLBLGen Pro
4 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 13 (32.50%) Manufacturing
2 12 (30.00%) Finance
3 5 (12.50%) Advertising
4 4 (10.00%) Billing
5 3 (7.50%) Marketing
5 3 (7.50%) Retail
5 3 (7.50%) Electronics
6 1 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 10 (25.00%) Analyst
2 7 (17.50%) Consultant
2 7 (17.50%) Applications Support
3 5 (12.50%) Support Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Business Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Applications Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Business Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Applications Support Consultant
4 4 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Analyst
4 4 (10.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) IT Support
5 3 (7.50%) Data Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Developer
5 3 (7.50%) Systems Analyst
5 3 (7.50%) Support Analyst
6 2 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (5.00%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) ERP Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) ASP.NET
1 7 (17.50%) .NET
2 6 (15.00%) HTML
2 6 (15.00%) XML
3 4 (10.00%) MDX
3 4 (10.00%) ODBC
4 3 (7.50%) OLE DB
4 3 (7.50%) .NET Framework
5 2 (5.00%) WinForms
5 2 (5.00%) Silverlight
5 2 (5.00%) WPF
5 2 (5.00%) WF
5 2 (5.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.50%) Fat Client
1 1 (2.50%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 10 (25.00%) Windows
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (10.00%) AIX
2 4 (10.00%) Windows XP
3 3 (7.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.50%) Linux
5 1 (2.50%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.50%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (52.50%) ERP
2 8 (20.00%) CRM
3 5 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (10.00%) ETL
4 4 (10.00%) Multidimensional Analysis
5 3 (7.50%) Project Management
5 3 (7.50%) Workflow
6 2 (5.00%) Logistics
7 1 (2.50%) CAD
7 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.00%) SQL
2 11 (27.50%) Shell Script
3 7 (17.50%) VBA
4 6 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.50%) VB
5 3 (7.50%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.00%) VB6
6 2 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.00%) C#
7 1 (2.50%) C
7 1 (2.50%) C++
7 1 (2.50%) Perl
Qualifications
1 3 (7.50%) Degree
2 1 (2.50%) ACCA
2 1 (2.50%) CIMA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.50%) Postfix
2 1 (2.50%) SpamAssassin
2 1 (2.50%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 40 (100.00%) Sage
2 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 9 (22.50%) Epicor
4 6 (15.00%) JD Edwards
5 5 (12.50%) Infor
5 5 (12.50%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (10.00%) Logi Analytics
7 3 (7.50%) RedPrairie
8 2 (5.00%) Infragistics
8 2 (5.00%) Cisco
8 2 (5.00%) Kaspersky
9 1 (2.50%) Lotus
9 1 (2.50%) Baan
9 1 (2.50%) Oracle
9 1 (2.50%) SAP
9 1 (2.50%) NetSuite
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