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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage Line 500
Rank 882 868 878
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +10
Permanent jobs citing Line 500 20 8 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.007% 0.020%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.23% 0.090% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 18 8 23
Average salary £31,000 £27,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.72% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £21,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £28,000 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £26,250 £27,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
-4.54% -8.33%

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
8886 8891 9577
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.76% 8.33% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6872 6989 7841
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,500 £32,500 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £76,900 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 19 September 2014 within the UK.

Line 500 Salary Histogram in the UK

Line 500
Top 26 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 19 September 2014. 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 -3 18 £34,500 +53.33% 8
West Midlands -8 4 £35,000 +55.55% 2
London - 4 £37,500 - 2
South East -12 3 £34,500 +81.57%
Barnsley - 3 £23,000 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £23,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £35,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £23,000 - 1
East Midlands - 3 £22,500 - 1
Wales -6 2 £27,500 -
South Wales - 2 £27,500 -
Enfield - 2 £35,000 -
Middlesex - 2 £34,500 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £35,000 - 1
Newport - 2 £27,500 -
Coventry -9 1 - - 1
Northampton - 1 £22,500 -
Derbyshire - 1 £22,500 -
Hampshire - 1 £40,000 -
Leicestershire - 1 £22,500 -
Cannock - 1 £25,000 -
Chesterfield - 1 £22,500 -
Basingstoke - 1 £40,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £22,500 -
Leicester - 1 £22,500 -
North West - 1 - - 2

Line 500
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 48 (100.00%) Sage
2 31 (64.58%) SQL Server
3 22 (45.83%) Crystal Reports
4 20 (41.67%) MS Excel
4 20 (41.67%) ERP
5 17 (35.42%) MS Office
5 17 (35.42%) Finance
6 16 (33.33%) Sage 1000
6 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 14 (29.17%) Shell Script
7 14 (29.17%) Visual Studio
7 14 (29.17%) SQL
8 13 (27.08%) Windows
9 11 (22.92%) Manufacturing
10 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
10 9 (18.75%) Epicor
10 9 (18.75%) CRM
10 9 (18.75%) Sage 200
11 8 (16.67%) Windows XP
11 8 (16.67%) MS Exchange
11 8 (16.67%) .NET
11 8 (16.67%) Informix
12 7 (14.58%) HTML
12 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
12 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
12 7 (14.58%) XML
12 7 (14.58%) Advertising
12 7 (14.58%) Dynamics CRM
13 6 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
13 6 (12.50%) SharePoint Server

Line 500
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 8 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
3 6 (12.50%) IIS
3 6 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (10.42%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.08%) WordPress
5 1 (2.08%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (2.08%) CMS
Applications
1 20 (41.67%) MS Excel
2 17 (35.42%) MS Office
3 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 16 (33.33%) Sage 1000
2 9 (18.75%) Sage 200
3 7 (14.58%) Dynamics CRM
4 6 (12.50%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (12.50%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (10.42%) Movex
6 1 (2.08%) SalesLogix
6 1 (2.08%) Exchequer
6 1 (2.08%) Lawson
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) LAN
1 6 (12.50%) WAN
2 5 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.08%) VPN
4 1 (2.08%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (64.58%) SQL Server
2 22 (45.83%) Crystal Reports
3 8 (16.67%) Informix
4 5 (10.42%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (10.42%) QlikView
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (8.33%) OLAP
5 4 (8.33%) Data Mining
5 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Visual Studio
2 6 (12.50%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (4.17%) LLBLGen Pro
3 2 (4.17%) NetAdvantage
4 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 17 (35.42%) Finance
2 11 (22.92%) Manufacturing
3 7 (14.58%) Advertising
4 4 (8.33%) Billing
4 4 (8.33%) Marketing
5 3 (6.25%) Electronics
6 1 (2.08%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Analyst
2 9 (18.75%) Consultant
3 7 (14.58%) Applications Support
3 7 (14.58%) Support Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) IT Support
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Applications Support Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Applications Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Business Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Sage Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Procurement Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.67%) .NET
2 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
2 7 (14.58%) XML
2 7 (14.58%) HTML
3 4 (8.33%) ODBC
3 4 (8.33%) MDX
4 3 (6.25%) OLE DB
4 3 (6.25%) .NET Framework
5 2 (4.17%) WinForms
5 2 (4.17%) WPF
5 2 (4.17%) WF
5 2 (4.17%) Silverlight
5 2 (4.17%) LINQ
6 1 (2.08%) jQuery
Operating Systems
1 13 (27.08%) Windows
2 8 (16.67%) Windows XP
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
5 4 (8.33%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (41.67%) ERP
2 9 (18.75%) CRM
3 4 (8.33%) ETL
3 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (8.33%) Multidimensional Analysis
4 3 (6.25%) Workflow
4 3 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (4.17%) Logistics
5 2 (4.17%) Project Management
6 1 (2.08%) ITIL
6 1 (2.08%) Software Engineering
6 1 (2.08%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.08%) Line Management
6 1 (2.08%) Software Licensing
6 1 (2.08%) CAD
Programming Languages
1 14 (29.17%) SQL
1 14 (29.17%) Shell Script
2 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
2 6 (12.50%) VBA
3 3 (6.25%) VB
3 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
4 2 (4.17%) VB6
4 2 (4.17%) C#
5 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) Degree
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.08%) ACCA
3 1 (2.08%) CIMA
System Software
1 9 (18.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) Sage
2 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 9 (18.75%) Epicor
4 6 (12.50%) JD Edwards
5 5 (10.42%) Infor
5 5 (10.42%) PeopleSoft
6 4 (8.33%) Logi Analytics
7 3 (6.25%) Cisco
8 2 (4.17%) Kaspersky
8 2 (4.17%) Infragistics
9 1 (2.08%) NetSuite
9 1 (2.08%) RedPrairie
9 1 (2.08%) Oracle
9 1 (2.08%) SAP
9 1 (2.08%) Lotus
9 1 (2.08%) Baan
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Amazing Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, North West, Manchester, Liverpool,...
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: To £45,000 + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: £42k - 47k per year + fantastic benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Healthcare-at-Home.co.uk
Salary: £47,000 per annum circa - Grade 7
Posted: 8 days ago
North West England
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus, Amazing Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Coventry
Huxley Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago