Period
to 18 June 2018

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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sage Line 500
UK
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1166 1178 1266
Rank change year-on-year +12 +88 +26
Permanent jobs citing Line 500 10 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.006% 0.001% 0.004%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.083% 0.016% 0.057%
Number of salaries quoted 10 2 8
UK median annual salary £27,500 £27,250 £32,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.92% -15.50% -19.38%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,325 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £32,375 £40,025
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £27,250 £32,250
% change year-on-year +0.92% -15.50% -19.38%

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 11,996 12,441 14,044
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 6.98% 7.23% 7.03%
Number of salaries quoted 8,920 9,338 10,857
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £78,750 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Line 500 over the 6 months to 18 June 2018.

Salary histogram for Line 500 in the UK

Line 500
Top 6 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 18 June 2018. 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 +11 10 £27,500 +0.92% 1
England +3 10 £27,500 +19.57% 1
Midlands - 9 £27,500 - 1
East Midlands - 5 £27,500 - 1
West Midlands - 4 £45,000 -
South East -4 1 £27,500 +19.57%

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT jobs citing Line 500 also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Line 500.

1 10 (100.00%) Sage
2 8 (80.00%) ERP
3 7 (70.00%) Sage X3
4 6 (60.00%) Driving Licence
4 6 (60.00%) Data Migration
4 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
4 6 (60.00%) Informix
4 6 (60.00%) Service Management
4 6 (60.00%) ITSM
4 6 (60.00%) Migration
5 3 (30.00%) Sage 500
5 3 (30.00%) Sage 1000
5 3 (30.00%) Advertising
6 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
6 2 (20.00%) Line Management
6 2 (20.00%) Coaching
7 1 (10.00%) Infor M3
7 1 (10.00%) Line 50
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle
7 1 (10.00%) Finance
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
7 1 (10.00%) SAP
7 1 (10.00%) Windows

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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (70.00%) Sage X3
2 3 (30.00%) Sage 1000
2 3 (30.00%) Sage 500
3 1 (10.00%) Infor M3
3 1 (10.00%) Line 50
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Informix
1 6 (60.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Advertising
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Analyst
2 4 (40.00%) Sage Support
2 4 (40.00%) Support Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Implementation Analyst
3 2 (20.00%) Implementation Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Implementation Manager
3 2 (20.00%) Implementation Specialist
4 1 (10.00%) ERP Analyst
4 1 (10.00%) ERP Support
Miscellaneous
1 6 (60.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (80.00%) ERP
2 6 (60.00%) Data Migration
2 6 (60.00%) ITSM
2 6 (60.00%) Migration
2 6 (60.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Coaching
3 2 (20.00%) Line Management
3 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Sage
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) SAP