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 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage Line 500
Rank - - -
Permanent jobs citing Line 500 0 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - -
As % of the Business Applications category - - -
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 0
Average salary - - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £41,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-0.60% -30.83%
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
23 19 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 4.37% 3.82% 7.77%
Number of salaries quoted 23 13 31
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,450 £35,000 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £54,000 £55,000
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 6 March 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 8 (100.00%) SQL
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 8 (100.00%) MS Office
1 8 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (100.00%) CRM
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Sage
1 8 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 8 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (87.50%) VB6
2 7 (87.50%) LLBLGen Pro
2 7 (87.50%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (87.50%) WPF
2 7 (87.50%) WF
2 7 (87.50%) Silverlight
2 7 (87.50%) LINQ
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) HTML
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
2 7 (87.50%) Infragistics
2 7 (87.50%) NetAdvantage
2 7 (87.50%) Workflow
2 7 (87.50%) WinForms
2 7 (87.50%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (87.50%) SharePoint
2 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
2 7 (87.50%) XML
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) VB
2 7 (87.50%) VB.NET

Line 500
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 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 7 (87.50%) SharePoint
1 7 (87.50%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (87.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (100.00%) MS Office
2 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Big Data
3 1 (12.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (100.00%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (87.50%) LLBLGen Pro
2 7 (87.50%) NetAdvantage
Job Titles
1 7 (87.50%) Software Developer
1 7 (87.50%) Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Developer
2 5 (62.50%) Senior Software Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Lead Software Developer
3 3 (37.50%) Lead Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) HTML
1 7 (87.50%) .NET
1 7 (87.50%) ASP.NET
1 7 (87.50%) XML
1 7 (87.50%) WinForms
1 7 (87.50%) WPF
1 7 (87.50%) WF
1 7 (87.50%) Silverlight
1 7 (87.50%) LINQ
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
2 3 (37.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) CRM
2 7 (87.50%) Workflow
3 4 (50.00%) Project Planning
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
5 1 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) SQL
2 7 (87.50%) VB
2 7 (87.50%) VB.NET
2 7 (87.50%) VBA
2 7 (87.50%) VB6
2 7 (87.50%) C#
2 7 (87.50%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Sage
2 7 (87.50%) Infragistics