Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Sage Line 500
UK
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1179 1164 1266
Rank change year-on-year -15 +102 +25
Permanent jobs citing Line 500 2 10 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.001% 0.006% 0.016%
As % of the Business Applications category 0.015% 0.085% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 33
UK median annual salary £32,500 £31,750 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.36% -2.31% -18.75%
10th Percentile £25,000 £27,825 £27,750
90th Percentile £38,000 £39,200 £53,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £27,500 £31,750 £32,500
% change year-on-year -13.39% -2.31% -23.08%

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 13,642 11,785 14,554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 7.83% 6.75% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 10,054 8,837 11,266
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -1.96%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £77,500 £78,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +2.22% - -

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 25 February 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 +10 2 £32,500 +1.56% 7
South East +8 1 £27,500 -21.43% 2
UK excluding London 0 1 £27,500 -13.39% 7
London -12 1 £37,500 -6.25%

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 2 (100.00%) Sage
2 1 (50.00%) Sage 500
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SAP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
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%) Infor M3
2 1 (50.00%) Sage X3

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
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Infor M3
1 1 (50.00%) Line 50
1 1 (50.00%) Sage 1000
1 1 (50.00%) Sage 500
1 1 (50.00%) Sage X3
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Sage Support
2 1 (50.00%) Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) ERP Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) ERP Support
2 1 (50.00%) Sage 500 Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Sage Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (50.00%) Support Consultant
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Sage
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (50.00%) SAP