The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within the Progress Software Corporation.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress
Rank 131 129 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Permanent jobs citing Progress 1 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.044% 0.046% -
As % of the Vendors category 0.080% 0.084% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.90%
Progress
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Vendors Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1252 1197 970
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 55.01% 55.52% 55.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1040 1088 768
Average salary £43,500 £45,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.33% -2.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,700
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Progress across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

Progress
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Progress across the Birmingham region.

Progress Salary Trend in Birmingham

Progress
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Progress also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Progress.

1 3 (60.00%) Progress 4GL
2 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 2 (40.00%) OpenEdge
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) EDI
3 1 (20.00%) ERP
3 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (20.00%) WebSpeed
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) QAD
3 1 (20.00%) MFGPRO
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Subversion
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Waterfall

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Progress also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Progress. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) OpenEdge
2 1 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MFGPRO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (20.00%) WebSpeed
1 1 (20.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Progress Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst
2 2 (40.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Progress Analyst Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Progress Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) EDI
2 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) ERP
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) Pair Programming
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (20.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Progress 4GL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) QAD
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