The table below looks at the statistics for Line 500 skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Line 500 over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sage Line 500
UK
Rank 846 907 930
Rank change year-on-year
+61 +23
Permanent jobs citing Line 500 5 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.006% 0.011% 0.011%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.087% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 11 12
Median salary £35,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.60% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £32,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,200 £55,000 £45,450
UK excluding London median salary £35,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
- -17.64%

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
5767 6894 8264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 6.84% 6.97% 7.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4340 5309 6707
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -0.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Line 500
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Line 500 as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 23 January 2017 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Line 500 within the UK over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +72 5 £35,000 -18.60%
South East +66 2 £36,500 -30.47%
London +53 2 £40,000 -27.27%
Buckinghamshire - 1 £35,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £38,000 -
East of England - 1 £34,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £34,000 -

Line 500
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, IT jobs citing Line 500 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Line 500.

1 13 (100.00%) Sage
2 12 (92.31%) Sage 1000
3 11 (84.62%) ERP
4 7 (53.85%) Finance
4 7 (53.85%) Sage X3
5 6 (46.15%) Advertising
6 5 (38.46%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
7 4 (30.77%) CRM
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (23.08%) Infor CRM
8 3 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (23.08%) Replication
8 3 (23.08%) VMware
8 3 (23.08%) IP Telephony
8 3 (23.08%) Sage 200
8 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 3 (23.08%) Veeam
8 3 (23.08%) vSphere
8 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
8 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 3 (23.08%) EPoS
8 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
8 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
8 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
8 3 (23.08%) LAN

Line 500
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Sage 1000
2 7 (53.85%) Sage X3
3 3 (23.08%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (23.08%) Infor CRM
3 3 (23.08%) Sage 200
4 2 (15.38%) SAP Business One
4 2 (15.38%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (7.69%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (7.69%) Line 50
5 1 (7.69%) Sage 50
Communications & Networking
1 3 (23.08%) IP Telephony
1 3 (23.08%) LAN
1 3 (23.08%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server
1 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (23.08%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
2 6 (46.15%) Advertising
3 1 (7.69%) Back Office
3 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Consultant
1 6 (46.15%) Sage Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Support Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Analyst
3 3 (23.08%) Sage 500 Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) Team Leader
4 2 (15.38%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Finance Systems Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Financial Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Process Analyst
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) .NET
1 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) EPoS
1 3 (23.08%) Replication
2 2 (15.38%) iPad
3 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) ERP
2 4 (30.77%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Financial Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) SQL
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) Java
2 3 (23.08%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.69%) VB
3 1 (7.69%) VB6
3 1 (7.69%) VBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (23.08%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (100.00%) Sage
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (23.08%) Veeam
2 3 (23.08%) VMware
3 2 (15.38%) SAP
4 1 (7.69%) Epicor
4 1 (7.69%) NetSuite
4 1 (7.69%) Oracle