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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage Line 500
Rank - 451 439
Permanent jobs citing Line 500 0 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East - 0.024% 0.010%
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.34% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 2
Average salary - £40,000 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.61%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,750
% change year-on-year
-18.75% -1.84%
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
1311 1453 1422
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 6.81% 7.07% 7.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1029 1101 990
Average salary £50,000 £48,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -12.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £75,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
Top 11 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Sage
1 5 (100.00%) ERP
1 5 (100.00%) Sage X3
2 4 (80.00%) BusinessObjects
2 4 (80.00%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (80.00%) Sage 1000
2 4 (80.00%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Sage X3
2 4 (80.00%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (80.00%) Sage 1000
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
1 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Consultant
1 5 (100.00%) Implementation Consultant
2 4 (80.00%) Sage 500 Consultant
2 4 (80.00%) Sage Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) ERP Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) ERP Implementation Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ERP
2 4 (80.00%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Business Analysis
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Sage