Period
to 17 August 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 17 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sage Line 500
UK
6 months to
17 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1169 1235 1275
Rank change year-on-year +66 +40 -6
Permanent jobs citing Line 500 2 12 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.006% 0.008%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.016% 0.086% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 12
UK median annual salary £28,750 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.54% -18.75% +15.94%
10th Percentile £22,675 £26,250 £32,500
90th Percentile £34,625 £48,150 £43,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £28,750 £32,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.54% -18.75% +15.94%

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 with a requirement for business application skills.

Business Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 12891 13935 15842
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 7.32% 7.04% 7.29%
Number of salaries quoted 9346 10692 12445
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £30,897
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 5 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 17 August 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
England +90 2 £28,750 -11.54%
UK excluding London +52 2 £28,750 -11.54%
South East +66 1 £23,000 -16.36%
West Midlands +27 1 £34,500 -23.33%
Midlands +27 1 £34,500 -34.60%

For the 6 months to 17 August 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 2 (100.00%) Sage
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Line 50
2 1 (50.00%) Sage 1000
2 1 (50.00%) Sage X3
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

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 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Line 50
1 1 (50.00%) Sage 1000
1 1 (50.00%) Sage X3
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Support Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) IT Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) IT Support
2 1 (50.00%) Sage Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Sage
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SAP