The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Sage Line 500
England / West Midlands
Rank - 245 -
Permanent jobs citing Line 500 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.016% -
As % of the Business Applications category - 0.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £43,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £31,500 £34,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year -9.35% -18.23%  

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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for business application skills.

Business Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for business application skills 413 540 430
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 8.75% 8.77% 8.37%
Number of salaries quoted 252 359 347
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -0.99%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,672 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £72,500 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

Line 500
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

Line 500
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Line 500 in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for Line 500 in the West Midlands