The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for Line 500 skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Line 500 over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sage Line 500
UK / England
Rank - 918 925
Permanent jobs citing Line 500 0 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England - 0.002% 0.003%
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.029% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Median salary - £40,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +0.62%  
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £34,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year -9.35% -18.23%  

Line 500 is in the business application skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for business application skills.

Business Application Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 5424 6826 7100
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 6.89% 7.10% 7.21%
Number of salaries quoted 4147 5455 5758
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Line 500
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Line 500 as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Business Applications category.

Job vacancy trend for Line 500 in England

Line 500
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Line 500 in England

Line 500
Top 19 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, 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 England region with a requirement for Line 500.

1 6 (100.00%) Sage
1 6 (100.00%) Sage 1000
1 6 (100.00%) Sage X3
2 5 (83.33%) ERP
2 5 (83.33%) Finance
2 5 (83.33%) Advertising
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World
4 2 (33.33%) SAP
4 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (33.33%) SAP Business One
4 2 (33.33%) Sage 200
5 1 (16.67%) OpenUP
5 1 (16.67%) iPad
5 1 (16.67%) NetSuite
5 1 (16.67%) VB6
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) VBA
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle

Line 500
Top Related IT Skills in England 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 6 (100.00%) Sage 1000
1 6 (100.00%) Sage X3
2 2 (33.33%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (33.33%) Sage 200
2 2 (33.33%) SAP Business One
2 2 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (16.67%) NetSuite
General
1 5 (83.33%) Advertising
1 5 (83.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Consultant
1 5 (83.33%) Sage Consultant
2 4 (66.67%) Support Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Sage 500 Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) ERP
2 1 (16.67%) OpenUP
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VB6
2 1 (16.67%) VBA
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Sage
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (16.67%) Oracle