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 3 March 2015 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
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress
Rank 121 88 110
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +22
Permanent jobs citing Progress 2 16 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.11% 1.08% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.24% 1.95% 0.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2 15 5
Average salary £42,500 £26,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+63.46% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
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
819 821 918
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 45.42% 55.17% 54.42%
Number of salaries quoted 731 700 760
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 14 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) QAD
1 2 (50.00%) MFGPRO
1 2 (50.00%) HPUX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
1 2 (50.00%) OpenEdge
1 2 (50.00%) Progress 4GL
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) StreamServe
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (50.00%) OpenEdge
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (50.00%) MFGPRO
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Progress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) HPUX
1 2 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Progress 4GL
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) QAD
1 2 (50.00%) StreamServe