The table below looks at the statistics for Line 500 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Line 500 over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage Line 500
Rank - - 182
Permanent jobs citing Line 500 0 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.13%
As % of the Business Applications category - - 1.04%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 5
Average salary - - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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 Manchester region.

Business Applications Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
438 409 481
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 10.64% 10.60% 12.80%
Number of salaries quoted 329 340 400
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £59,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -

Line 500
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Line 500 Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Line 500
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Line 500 Salary Trend in Manchester

Line 500
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Sage
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
1 2 (100.00%) RedPrairie

Line 500
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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.

General
1 2 (100.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Manager
1 1 (50.00%) IT Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Head of Development
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Project Management
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Sage
1 2 (100.00%) RedPrairie