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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage Line 500
Rank 880 887 859
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -28
Permanent jobs citing Line 500 17 3 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.003% 0.023%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.19% 0.034% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 17 3 25
Average salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.61% -1.19%
UK excluding London average salary £44,500 £41,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+7.22% -1.19%

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
8822 8828 9140
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.88% 8.06% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 7095 6773 7375
Average salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.95% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £48,000
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%

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 December 2014 within the UK.

Line 500 Salary Histogram in the UK

Line 500
Top 11 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 December 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
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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 +13 17 £40,000 -17.09% 2
Burton-upon-Trent - 8 £45,000 -
Staffordshire - 8 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 8 £45,000 -
South East +14 5 £40,000 -3.61% 2
Surrey - 4 £40,000 - 2
London - 3 £40,000 -
Marlow - 1 £22,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £22,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £40,000 -
East of England - 1 £40,000 -

Line 500
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 37 (100.00%) Sage
2 21 (56.76%) SQL Server
3 19 (51.35%) Finance
4 17 (45.95%) MS Office
4 17 (45.95%) ERP
5 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
6 15 (40.54%) CRM
6 15 (40.54%) Windows
6 15 (40.54%) SQL
7 14 (37.84%) Visual Studio
8 13 (35.14%) Sage 1000
9 10 (27.03%) Manufacturing
9 10 (27.03%) Dynamics CRM
9 10 (27.03%) Visual Studio Team System
9 10 (27.03%) VB
9 10 (27.03%) XML
9 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
10 9 (24.32%) Infragistics
10 9 (24.32%) Workflow
10 9 (24.32%) HTML
10 9 (24.32%) .NET
10 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET
10 9 (24.32%) WPF
10 9 (24.32%) WF
10 9 (24.32%) Silverlight
10 9 (24.32%) LINQ
10 9 (24.32%) WinForms
10 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
10 9 (24.32%) SharePoint Server
10 9 (24.32%) VB.NET

Line 500
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (24.32%) SharePoint
1 9 (24.32%) SharePoint Server
2 7 (18.92%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (10.81%) MS Exchange
4 3 (8.11%) IIS
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 17 (45.95%) MS Office
2 10 (27.03%) MS Excel
3 3 (8.11%) MS Visio
4 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 13 (35.14%) Sage 1000
2 10 (27.03%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (10.81%) Sage 200
4 2 (5.41%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (5.41%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (2.70%) Exchequer
5 1 (2.70%) Lawson
5 1 (2.70%) Movex
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) LAN
1 3 (8.11%) WAN
1 3 (8.11%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.70%) VPN
2 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (56.76%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (8.11%) Big Data
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 14 (37.84%) Visual Studio
2 10 (27.03%) Visual Studio Team System
3 9 (24.32%) LLBLGen Pro
3 9 (24.32%) NetAdvantage
General
1 19 (51.35%) Finance
2 10 (27.03%) Manufacturing
3 9 (24.32%) Advertising
4 7 (18.92%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (27.03%) Analyst
2 9 (24.32%) Software Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Developer
2 9 (24.32%) Consultant
3 6 (16.22%) Sage Consultant
4 5 (13.51%) IT Support
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Support Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) IT Support Analyst
4 5 (13.51%) Senior Software Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Support Consultant
6 3 (8.11%) Data Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Lead Developer
6 3 (8.11%) Systems Analyst
6 3 (8.11%) Lead Software Developer
7 2 (5.41%) ERP Consultant
7 2 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.41%) Implementation Consultant
8 1 (2.70%) Data Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Applications Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.03%) XML
2 9 (24.32%) HTML
2 9 (24.32%) .NET
2 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET
2 9 (24.32%) WPF
2 9 (24.32%) WF
2 9 (24.32%) Silverlight
2 9 (24.32%) LINQ
2 9 (24.32%) WinForms
3 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
4 3 (8.11%) OLE DB
4 3 (8.11%) ODBC
5 2 (5.41%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.11%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (40.54%) Windows
2 5 (13.51%) Windows XP
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (8.11%) Android
3 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (8.11%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.41%) AIX
4 2 (5.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (45.95%) ERP
2 15 (40.54%) CRM
3 9 (24.32%) Workflow
4 4 (10.81%) Project Planning
5 3 (8.11%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (8.11%) MVC
6 2 (5.41%) Logistics
7 1 (2.70%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.70%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.70%) Project Management
7 1 (2.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 15 (40.54%) SQL
2 10 (27.03%) VB
3 9 (24.32%) VB.NET
3 9 (24.32%) VBA
3 9 (24.32%) C#
3 9 (24.32%) JavaScript
3 9 (24.32%) VB6
4 4 (10.81%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.70%) ACCA
3 1 (2.70%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) Data Quality
System Software
1 6 (16.22%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 37 (100.00%) Sage
2 16 (43.24%) Microsoft
3 9 (24.32%) Infragistics
4 5 (13.51%) Epicor
5 3 (8.11%) Cisco
6 2 (5.41%) JD Edwards
7 1 (2.70%) Baan
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle
7 1 (2.70%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (2.70%) SAP
7 1 (2.70%) NetSuite
7 1 (2.70%) Infor
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