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

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Sage Line 500
Rank 869 870 870
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Line 500 25 10 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.009% 0.028%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.28% 0.11% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 33
Average salary £33,000 £27,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £27,500 £27,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- -15.38%

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
8853 8876 9876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 7.72% 8.21% 8.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6876 6940 8168
Average salary £52,500 £51,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £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 27 August 2014 within the UK.

Line 500 Salary Histogram in the UK

Line 500
Top 30 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 August 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 -31 23 £33,000 +46.66% 2
South East -22 5 £34,500 +81.57%
Yorkshire - 5 £23,000 -
West Midlands +2 4 £35,000 +55.55%
East Midlands - 3 £22,500 -
Middlesex - 3 £34,500 -
South Yorkshire - 3 £23,000 -
Staffordshire - 3 £35,000 -
Barnsley - 3 £23,000 -
London - 3 £35,000 - 1
Wales -9 2 £27,500 -
North West - 2 £33,000 - 1
South Wales - 2 £27,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £24,250 -
Warrington - 2 £33,000 - 1
Newport - 2 £27,500 -
Cheshire - 2 £33,000 - 1
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 £35,000 -
Enfield - 2 £35,000 -
Coventry +1 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £33,000 -
Northamptonshire - 1 £22,500 -
East of England - 1 £33,000 -
Huntingdon - 1 £33,000 -
Leeds - 1 £22,500 -
Leicester - 1 £22,500 -
Cannock - 1 £25,000 -
Castleford - 1 £26,000 -
Chesterfield - 1 £22,500 -

Line 500
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 32 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 21 (43.75%) Crystal Reports
3 21 (43.75%) ERP
4 20 (41.67%) MS Excel
5 17 (35.42%) MS Office
5 17 (35.42%) Microsoft
6 16 (33.33%) SQL
7 15 (31.25%) Windows
8 14 (29.17%) Visual Studio
8 14 (29.17%) Finance
9 13 (27.08%) Manufacturing
9 13 (27.08%) Sage 1000
9 13 (27.08%) Shell Script
10 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
11 9 (18.75%) Windows XP
11 9 (18.75%) MS Exchange
11 9 (18.75%) Epicor
11 9 (18.75%) CRM
12 8 (16.67%) .NET
12 8 (16.67%) Informix
12 8 (16.67%) Sage 200
13 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (14.58%) Dynamics CRM
13 7 (14.58%) WAN
13 7 (14.58%) VBA
13 7 (14.58%) HTML
13 7 (14.58%) SharePoint
13 7 (14.58%) ASP.NET
13 7 (14.58%) XML

Line 500
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (18.75%) 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%) Lync
5 1 (2.08%) Lotus Domino
5 1 (2.08%) Apache
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 13 (27.08%) Sage 1000
2 8 (16.67%) 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 2 (4.17%) SalesLogix
7 1 (2.08%) Exchequer
7 1 (2.08%) Lawson
Communications & Networking
1 7 (14.58%) WAN
2 6 (12.50%) LAN
3 5 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (6.25%) VPN
5 2 (4.17%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.08%) Firewall
6 1 (2.08%) IPsec
6 1 (2.08%) SSH
6 1 (2.08%) Network Security
6 1 (2.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 21 (43.75%) 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
6 1 (2.08%) MySQL
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 14 (29.17%) Finance
2 13 (27.08%) Manufacturing
3 5 (10.42%) Advertising
4 4 (8.33%) Billing
5 3 (6.25%) Marketing
5 3 (6.25%) Electronics
6 2 (4.17%) Retail
7 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) Analyst
2 8 (16.67%) Consultant
3 7 (14.58%) Applications Support
4 6 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) Support Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
4 6 (12.50%) IT Support
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Applications Support Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Analyst
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%) Data Analyst
7 2 (4.17%) Sage Consultant
7 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
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
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.08%) Thin Client
1 1 (2.08%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.25%) Windows
2 9 (18.75%) Windows XP
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.42%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.33%) AIX
7 1 (2.08%) Linux
7 1 (2.08%) Debian
7 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) ERP
2 9 (18.75%) CRM
3 5 (10.42%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (8.33%) Multidimensional Analysis
4 4 (8.33%) ETL
5 3 (6.25%) Project Management
5 3 (6.25%) Workflow
6 2 (4.17%) Logistics
7 1 (2.08%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.08%) Business Analysis
7 1 (2.08%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.08%) CAD
7 1 (2.08%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 16 (33.33%) SQL
2 13 (27.08%) Shell Script
3 7 (14.58%) VBA
4 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 4 (8.33%) VB
6 3 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.17%) C#
7 2 (4.17%) VB6
8 1 (2.08%) C
8 1 (2.08%) C++
8 1 (2.08%) Perl
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 10 (20.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.08%) Xen
2 1 (2.08%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.08%) Postfix
2 1 (2.08%) SpamAssassin
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 48 (100.00%) Sage
2 17 (35.42%) 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%) Cisco
6 4 (8.33%) Logi Analytics
7 2 (4.17%) RedPrairie
7 2 (4.17%) Kaspersky
7 2 (4.17%) Infragistics
8 1 (2.08%) NetSuite
8 1 (2.08%) Oracle
8 1 (2.08%) SAP
8 1 (2.08%) Lotus
8 1 (2.08%) Baan
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