Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sage Line 500
UK
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1188 1222 1267
Rank change year-on-year +34 +45 +11
Permanent jobs citing Line 500 1 15 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.008% 0.013%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.007% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 25
UK median annual salary £34,500 £33,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.99% +3.08% -7.14%
10th Percentile £33,250 £26,425 £24,000
90th Percentile £35,750 £49,500 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £34,500 £33,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.99% -10.67% +8.70%

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

All Business Application Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 13942 13017 15000
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.74% 6.86% 6.90%
Number of salaries quoted 9832 9835 11683
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.91% +3.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Line 500
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Line 500 as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Line 500 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.

Salary trend for Line 500 in the UK

Line 500
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Line 500 within the UK over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
UK excluding London +30 1 £34,500 +2.99% 1
England +23 1 £34,500 +2.99% 2
Midlands +23 1 £34,500 -34.60%
West Midlands +15 1 £34,500 -23.33%

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 with a requirement for Line 500.

1 1 (100.00%) Sage
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) Sage 1000
1 1 (100.00%) Sage 500

Line 500
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 500
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Sage Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Sage Support
1 1 (100.00%) Support Consultant
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Sage