The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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
England / South East
Rank - - 467
Permanent jobs citing Line 500 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East - - 0.005%
As % of the Business Applications category - - 0.068%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Median salary - - £45,000
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 the South East with a requirement for business application skills.

Business Application Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 966 1282 1461
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 6.57% 6.69% 7.17%
Number of salaries quoted 668 1005 1099
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Line 500
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

Line 500
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Line 500 in the South East

Line 500
Top 9 Related IT Skills in the South East

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 South East region with a requirement for Line 500.

1 2 (100.00%) Sage
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) Sage 1000
1 2 (100.00%) Sage X3
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Business One

Line 500
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 2 (100.00%) Sage 1000
1 2 (100.00%) Sage X3
2 1 (50.00%) SAP Business One
2 1 (50.00%) Unit4 Business World
General
1 2 (100.00%) Advertising
1 2 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Sage Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Support Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Sage 500 Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Sage
2 1 (50.00%) SAP