The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress
Rank - - 118
Permanent jobs citing Progress 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - - 0.058%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,800 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+19.04% +0.80%
Progress
North West

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

Vendors Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
729 773 789
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 42.43% 43.11% 46.01%
Number of salaries quoted 568 598 654
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £52,700
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Progress
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Progress Salary Trend in Cheshire

Progress
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Financial Institution
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
3 1 (33.33%) Relational Database

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Software Delivery
2 2 (66.67%) Risk Management
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Investment Management
3 1 (33.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL