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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sage Line 500
England / West Midlands
Rank - 238 -
Permanent jobs citing Line 500 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.017% -
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.20% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £43,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £32,750 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -18.75%

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
444 507 438
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 9.39% 8.74% 8.78%
Number of salaries quoted 260 375 347
Median salary £50,000 £55,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +8.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £75,000 £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