The table below looks at the statistics for Line 500 skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Line 500 over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage Line 500
Rank 434 440 456
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +16
Permanent jobs citing Line 500 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.014% 0.005% 0.004%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.20% 0.066% 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 1
Average salary £34,500 £19,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+81.57% -60.00%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -8.33%
Line 500
England

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

Business Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
1537 1504 1464
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 7.13% 7.07% 6.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1069 1115 1134
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £48,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+3.09% +2.10%

Line 500
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Line 500 Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Line 500
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Line 500 Salary Trend in the South East

Line 500
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Line 500 within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
Middlesex - 2 £34,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £40,000 -
Line 500
England

Line 500
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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 14 (100.00%) Sage
2 11 (78.57%) Sage 1000
3 9 (64.29%) Shell Script
3 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
3 9 (64.29%) Crystal Reports
4 8 (57.14%) ERP
5 7 (50.00%) Finance
6 6 (42.86%) Informix
6 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
6 6 (42.86%) Sage 200
7 5 (35.71%) Infor
7 5 (35.71%) Movex
7 5 (35.71%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (35.71%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (35.71%) Epicor
7 5 (35.71%) JD Edwards
7 5 (35.71%) PeopleSoft
7 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
7 5 (35.71%) Advertising
8 3 (21.43%) AIX
9 1 (7.14%) Logistics

Line 500
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT jobs across the South East 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.

Applications
1 6 (42.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (78.57%) Sage 1000
2 6 (42.86%) Sage 200
3 5 (35.71%) Movex
3 5 (35.71%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (35.71%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
1 9 (64.29%) Crystal Reports
2 6 (42.86%) Informix
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
2 5 (35.71%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Consultant
1 5 (35.71%) Applications Support
2 4 (28.57%) Support Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Applications Support Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Sage Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Sage Line 500 Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) ERP Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) ERP
2 1 (7.14%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) Shell Script
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Sage
2 5 (35.71%) Infor
2 5 (35.71%) Epicor
2 5 (35.71%) JD Edwards
2 5 (35.71%) PeopleSoft