The table below looks at the statistics for Line 500 skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Line 500 over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Sage Line 500
Rank - 217 228
Permanent jobs citing Line 500 0 1 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.019% 0.14%
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.23% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 8
Median salary - £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -4.44%
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £32,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -27.77%
Line 500
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Business Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Business Applications Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Business Applications category
544 439 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.74% 8.48% 8.83%
Number of salaries quoted 354 346 402
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £35,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Line 500
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region 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 West Midlands

Line 500
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Line 500 across the West Midlands region.

Line 500 Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Line 500
Top 12 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Line 500.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
1 1 (100.00%) Sage
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Sage 1000
1 1 (100.00%) Sage 200
1 1 (100.00%) Sage X3

Line 500
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Sage 1000
1 1 (100.00%) Sage 200
1 1 (100.00%) Sage X3
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Sage 500 Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Sage Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBA
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sage
1 1 (100.00%) VMware