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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Sage Line 500
Rank 881 924 891
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -33
Permanent jobs citing Line 500 9 9 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.008% 0.007% 0.012%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.12% 0.097% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 12
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £31,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +29.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,300 £40,900 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +29.03%

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
7802 9245 9373
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.05% 7.70% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6203 7058 7345
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 £36,000 £35,000 £33,500
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
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 24 April 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 +10 5 £42,000 +5.00% 5
North West +14 3 £40,000 -1.84% 1
Cheshire +13 2 £40,000 +23.07% 1
South East +15 1 £45,000 +63.63% 1
Surrey +12 1 £45,000 +63.63% 1
London - 1 - - 1
Lancashire - 1 £44,000 -

Line 500
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 21 (100.00%) Sage
2 14 (66.67%) ERP
3 12 (57.14%) SQL
4 10 (47.62%) CRM
5 9 (42.86%) Finance
5 9 (42.86%) Windows
6 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
7 7 (33.33%) XML
7 7 (33.33%) UNIX
7 7 (33.33%) EDI
7 7 (33.33%) AIX
7 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 7 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
8 6 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
8 6 (28.57%) Sage 1000
8 6 (28.57%) Advertising
8 6 (28.57%) C#
8 6 (28.57%) HTML
8 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
8 6 (28.57%) MS Office
8 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
8 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
8 6 (28.57%) .NET
8 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System
9 5 (23.81%) LLBLGen Pro
9 5 (23.81%) Sage ERP X3
9 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
9 5 (23.81%) BizTalk Server
9 5 (23.81%) Informix
9 5 (23.81%) Business Objects

Line 500
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 5 (23.81%) SharePoint
1 5 (23.81%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (23.81%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (28.57%) MS Office
2 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
3 1 (4.76%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
1 6 (28.57%) Sage 1000
2 5 (23.81%) Sage ERP X3
3 1 (4.76%) Sage CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) Informix
3 1 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio
1 6 (28.57%) Visual Studio Team System
2 5 (23.81%) LLBLGen Pro
2 5 (23.81%) NetAdvantage
General
1 9 (42.86%) Finance
2 6 (28.57%) Advertising
3 5 (23.81%) Marketing
4 4 (19.05%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Consultant
1 10 (47.62%) Sage Consultant
2 7 (33.33%) Implementation Consultant
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Software Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Software Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Analyst
4 4 (19.05%) Sage 500 Consultant
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support
5 1 (4.76%) Data Manager
5 1 (4.76%) Business Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.76%) Lead Developer
5 1 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) XML
1 7 (33.33%) EDI
2 6 (28.57%) HTML
2 6 (28.57%) .NET
2 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 5 (23.81%) WinForms
3 5 (23.81%) WPF
3 5 (23.81%) WF
3 5 (23.81%) Silverlight
3 5 (23.81%) LINQ
4 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
5 1 (4.76%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Windows
2 7 (33.33%) AIX
2 7 (33.33%) UNIX
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) ERP
2 10 (47.62%) CRM
3 7 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
4 5 (23.81%) Workflow
5 4 (19.05%) Migration
5 4 (19.05%) Document Management
5 4 (19.05%) Project Planning
6 1 (4.76%) Change Control
6 1 (4.76%) Business Analysis
6 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (4.76%) Project Management
6 1 (4.76%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 6 (28.57%) C#
2 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 5 (23.81%) VB
3 5 (23.81%) VB.NET
3 5 (23.81%) VBA
3 5 (23.81%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 21 (100.00%) Sage
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 5 (23.81%) Infragistics
3 5 (23.81%) Business Objects
4 4 (19.05%) IBM
Surrey
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Cheshire
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London
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