Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sage Line 500
UK
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1184 1177 1279
Rank change year-on-year -7 +102 +20
Permanent jobs citing Line 500 5 7 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.004% 0.007%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.037% 0.059% 0.099%
Number of salaries quoted 5 7 14
UK median annual salary £27,500 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.12% -2.86% -17.65%
10th Percentile £24,750 £26,450 £27,225
90th Percentile £35,750 £42,800 £57,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £34,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -19.12% +4.62% -18.75%

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 13,634 11,815 14,141
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.69% 6.90% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10,044 8,932 10,926
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £77,500 £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
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 22 April 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
England -33 5 £27,500 -20.29% 3
UK excluding London -32 4 £27,500 -19.12% 2
East Midlands - 3 £27,500 - 1
Midlands - 3 £27,500 - 1
London -8 1 £37,500 -6.25% 1
South East -9 1 £27,500 -21.43% 1

For the 6 months to 22 April 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 5 (100.00%) Sage
2 4 (80.00%) Sage 500
2 4 (80.00%) Advertising
2 4 (80.00%) Sage 1000
3 2 (40.00%) ERP
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) SAP
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (20.00%) Infor M3
4 1 (20.00%) Sage X3
4 1 (20.00%) Line 50
4 1 (20.00%) Finance

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 (20.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Sage 1000
1 4 (80.00%) Sage 500
2 1 (20.00%) Infor M3
2 1 (20.00%) Line 50
2 1 (20.00%) Sage X3
General
1 4 (80.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Sage Support
2 4 (80.00%) Analyst
2 4 (80.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) ERP Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) ERP Support
3 1 (20.00%) Sage 500 Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Sage Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Support Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) ERP
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Sage
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) Oracle
2 1 (20.00%) SAP