The table below looks at the statistics for Line 50 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Line 50 over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage Line 50
Rank 945 981 984
Rank change year-on-year
+36 +3
Permanent jobs citing Line 50 3 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.004% 0.008%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.041% 0.048% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 9
Average salary £19,000 £27,500 £23,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.90% +17.02%
UK excluding London average salary £19,000 £27,500 £23,500
% change year-on-year
-30.90% +17.02%

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

Business Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
7331 8297 9617
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.10% 7.40% 8.04%
Number of salaries quoted 5784 6638 7385
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £49,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.00% -

Line 50
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Line 50 within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Business Applications category.

Line 50 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Line 50
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Line 50 within the UK.

Line 50 Salary Trend in the UK

Line 50
Top 7 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Line 50 within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2016. 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
England +34 3 £19,000 -30.90%
South West - 2 £19,000 -
Redruth - 2 £19,000 -
Cornwall - 2 £19,000 -
South East - 1 £26,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £26,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £26,000 -

Line 50
Top 19 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Line 50 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 50.

1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Sage
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) AAT
2 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 2 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) MS Office
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Data Security
3 1 (33.33%) Wireless
3 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server

Line 50
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs within the UK citing Line 50 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 50. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
1 2 (66.67%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) LAN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Procurement Assistant
2 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support
2 1 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Time Management
2 1 (33.33%) Data Security
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) AAT
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Sage
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix