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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage Line 500
Rank 73 - 58
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Line 500 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.42% - 0.80%
As % of the Business Applications category 6.82% - 21.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £35,000 - £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%
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
44 25 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 6.22% 3.78% 3.82%
Number of salaries quoted 28 17 18
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,670 £69,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £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
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Line 500 within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £35,000 -
Cannock - 1 £25,000 -
Line 500
West Midlands

Line 500
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 7 (100.00%) MS Office
1 7 (100.00%) Sage
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
2 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
2 6 (85.71%) XML
2 6 (85.71%) CRM
2 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (85.71%) VBA
2 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
2 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 6 (85.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (85.71%) SharePoint Server
2 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
4 4 (57.14%) Multidimensional Analysis
4 4 (57.14%) Data Mining
4 4 (57.14%) ETL
4 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (57.14%) OLAP
4 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) Logi Analytics
4 4 (57.14%) QlikView
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services

Line 500
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
1 6 (85.71%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (14.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Office
2 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (57.14%) Data Mining
2 4 (57.14%) OLAP
2 4 (57.14%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (57.14%) QlikView
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 4 (57.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio
1 6 (85.71%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (28.57%) LLBLGen Pro
2 2 (28.57%) NetAdvantage
General
1 4 (57.14%) Billing
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Business Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Business Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence Analyst
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (28.57%) Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (14.29%) IT Support
4 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) ASP.NET
1 6 (85.71%) XML
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
1 6 (85.71%) HTML
2 4 (57.14%) MDX
3 3 (42.86%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) LINQ
4 2 (28.57%) WinForms
4 2 (28.57%) WPF
4 2 (28.57%) WF
4 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) CRM
2 4 (57.14%) Multidimensional Analysis
2 4 (57.14%) ETL
2 4 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (28.57%) Workflow
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) VBA
1 6 (85.71%) JavaScript
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 2 (28.57%) VB
2 2 (28.57%) VB.NET
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) VB6
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Sage
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Logi Analytics
4 2 (28.57%) Infragistics
5 1 (14.29%) Cisco