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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress
Rank 118 112 119
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs citing Progress 2 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.12% 0.35% 0.22%
As % of the Vendors category 0.27% 0.85% 0.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £33,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +14.28%
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
742 705 838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 45.75% 41.06% 46.53%
Number of salaries quoted 585 500 652
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 2 - -
Progress
North West

Progress
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 5 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) Finance
3 3 (60.00%) Windows
3 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
3 3 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (40.00%) Investment Management
4 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
4 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
4 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (40.00%) Banking
5 1 (20.00%) Document Management
5 1 (20.00%) Orchard
5 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 3 (60.00%) Relational Database
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (80.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Investment Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Corporate Banking
2 2 (40.00%) Financial Institution
2 2 (40.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Applications Support
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
3 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Investment Management
3 2 (40.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Orchard