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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sage Line 500
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 871 920 959
Rank change year-on-year +49 +39  
Permanent jobs citing Line 500 1 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.004% 0.011%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.013% 0.056% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 7
Median salary £23,000 £30,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -23.33% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £23,000 £30,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -23.33% -25.00%  

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 7429 7130 8392
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 8.43% 7.34% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 5531 5524 6594
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £34,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £48,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.00% -  

Line 500
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +54 1 £23,000 -16.36%
England +49 1 £23,000 -23.33%
Fleet - 1 £23,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £23,000 -

For the 6 months to 25 June 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%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Line 50
2 1 (50.00%) Sage BI
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Sage CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Sage X3
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Line 50
1 1 (50.00%) Sage BI
1 1 (50.00%) Sage CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Sage X3
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support
1 1 (50.00%) Applications Support Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) CRM Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Junior .NET Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Junior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) jQuery
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) CRM
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Sage
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SAP