The table below looks at the statistics for Line 500 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Line 500 over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage Line 500
Rank 873 889 859
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -30
Permanent jobs citing Line 500 8 3 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.003% 0.013%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.097% 0.036% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 14
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -30.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £40,300 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £41,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% -30.83%

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
8230 8388 9042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.69% 7.96% 8.44%
Number of salaries quoted 6587 6278 7210
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £34,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Line 500
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Line 500 Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Line 500
Salary Trend

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

Line 500 Salary Trend in the UK

Line 500
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Line 500 over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 within the UK.

Line 500 Salary Histogram in the UK

Line 500
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 500 within the UK over the 3 months to 27 February 2015. 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
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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 -3 6 £40,000 -3.61% 6
South East -12 5 £40,000 -3.61% 3
Surrey - 4 £40,000 - 3
North West -8 1 £40,000 - 2
Marlow - 1 £22,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £22,500 -
Cheshire - 1 £40,000 - 1

Line 500
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 24 (100.00%) Sage
2 14 (58.33%) CRM
3 13 (54.17%) ERP
3 13 (54.17%) Finance
4 12 (50.00%) SQL
5 10 (41.67%) Sage 1000
6 9 (37.50%) Advertising
6 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
6 9 (37.50%) Windows
6 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
7 8 (33.33%) MS Office
7 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
7 8 (33.33%) XML
7 8 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
7 8 (33.33%) Marketing
7 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (29.17%) LLBLGen Pro
8 7 (29.17%) SharePoint Server
8 7 (29.17%) WPF
8 7 (29.17%) WF
8 7 (29.17%) Silverlight
8 7 (29.17%) LINQ
8 7 (29.17%) WinForms
8 7 (29.17%) VB6
8 7 (29.17%) Infragistics
8 7 (29.17%) NetAdvantage
8 7 (29.17%) Workflow
8 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
8 7 (29.17%) C#
8 7 (29.17%) HTML

Line 500
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs within the UK 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 (29.17%) SharePoint
1 7 (29.17%) BizTalk Server
1 7 (29.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (33.33%) MS Office
2 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Sage 1000
2 8 (33.33%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (4.17%) Sage 200
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (37.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Informix
2 3 (12.50%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.17%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 8 (33.33%) Visual Studio Team System
2 7 (29.17%) LLBLGen Pro
2 7 (29.17%) NetAdvantage
General
1 13 (54.17%) Finance
2 9 (37.50%) Advertising
3 8 (33.33%) Marketing
4 5 (20.83%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Consultant
1 8 (33.33%) Sage Consultant
2 7 (29.17%) Software Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Implementation Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Software Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Lead Developer
4 3 (12.50%) Analyst
4 3 (12.50%) Lead Software Developer
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support
5 1 (4.17%) Sage Line 500 Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Support Consultant
5 1 (4.17%) IT Support Analyst
5 1 (4.17%) Data Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) XML
2 7 (29.17%) HTML
2 7 (29.17%) .NET
2 7 (29.17%) ASP.NET
2 7 (29.17%) WPF
2 7 (29.17%) WF
2 7 (29.17%) Silverlight
2 7 (29.17%) LINQ
2 7 (29.17%) WinForms
3 5 (20.83%) EDI
4 4 (16.67%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Management Information System
2 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (37.50%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) AIX
2 5 (20.83%) UNIX
3 3 (12.50%) Android
4 2 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) CRM
2 13 (54.17%) ERP
3 7 (29.17%) Workflow
4 5 (20.83%) Systems Analysis
5 4 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 3 (12.50%) MVC
7 2 (8.33%) Migration
7 2 (8.33%) Document Management
8 1 (4.17%) Business Analysis
8 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (4.17%) Project Management
8 1 (4.17%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 7 (29.17%) VB
2 7 (29.17%) VB.NET
2 7 (29.17%) VBA
2 7 (29.17%) C#
2 7 (29.17%) JavaScript
2 7 (29.17%) VB6
3 1 (4.17%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) Degree
1 1 (4.17%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 24 (100.00%) Sage
2 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
3 7 (29.17%) Infragistics
4 3 (12.50%) Business Objects
5 2 (8.33%) IBM
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