The table below looks at the statistics for Line 500 skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Line 500 over the 3 months to 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage Line 500
Rank - - 63
Permanent jobs citing Line 500 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 0.69%
As % of the Business Applications category - - 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £31,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +29.03%
Line 500
West Midlands

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

Business Applications Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
26 16 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.01% 2.61% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 24 11 28
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,515 £30,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Line 500
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

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

Line 500 Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Line 500
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Line 500 Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Line 500
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) VBA
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Sage
1 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
1 3 (100.00%) Infragistics
1 3 (100.00%) NetAdvantage
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) WinForms
1 3 (100.00%) VB6
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 3 (100.00%) Project Planning
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WPF

Line 500
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT jobs across the Staffordshire 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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) NetAdvantage
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
1 3 (100.00%) LLBLGen Pro
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) WinForms
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) WPF
1 3 (100.00%) WF
1 3 (100.00%) Silverlight
1 3 (100.00%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (100.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) CRM
1 3 (100.00%) Workflow
1 3 (100.00%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) VB
1 3 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 3 (100.00%) VBA
1 3 (100.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Sage
1 3 (100.00%) Infragistics