The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress
Rank 58 60 50
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -10
Permanent jobs citing Progress 4 5 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.68% 0.89% 0.47%
As % of the Vendors category 1.31% 1.64% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 2
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.66%
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 Coventry region.

Vendors Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
306 305 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 51.95% 54.46% 50.71%
Number of salaries quoted 266 240 201
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £61,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Progress
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Progress Salary Trend in Coventry

Progress
Top 8 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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%) Pair Programming
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (60.00%) OpenEdge
1 3 (60.00%) Progress 4GL
1 3 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (40.00%) ERP

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 3 (60.00%) OpenEdge
1 3 (60.00%) BizTalk Server
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Subversion
1 3 (60.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
1 5 (100.00%) Progress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Pair Programming
2 2 (40.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Progress 4GL