The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 7 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
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress
Rank 782 832 746
Rank change year-on-year
+50 -86
Permanent jobs citing Progress 86 70 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.084% 0.062% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.13% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 78 53 94
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £50,000 £55,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Progress
UK

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

Vendors Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
48053 52776 49409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 46.86% 46.41% 47.93%
Number of salaries quoted 39060 42945 40848
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in England

Progress
Salary Trend in England

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

Progress Salary Trend in England

Progress
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Progress across the England region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015.

Progress Salary Histogram in England

Progress
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the England region over the 3 months to 7 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
London +56 43 £50,000 +11.11% 3
South East +37 33 £42,500 -5.55%
Yorkshire +9 2 £23,750 -40.62% 1
North West -7 2 - -
South West -21 2 £32,000 -16.01% 1
East of England +32 1 £32,500 +109.67%
West Midlands -20 1 £40,000 +10.34% 3
East Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 £35,000 -
Progress
UK

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 44 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (27.27%) SQL
3 40 (25.97%) Progress 4GL
4 36 (23.38%) Finance
5 35 (22.73%) Windows
6 31 (20.13%) SQL Server
7 30 (19.48%) Degree
8 26 (16.88%) .NET
9 25 (16.23%) OpenEdge
9 25 (16.23%) Project Management
10 24 (15.58%) Mentoring
11 23 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
11 23 (14.94%) Microsoft
12 21 (13.64%) XML
12 21 (13.64%) Scrum
13 20 (12.99%) Visual Studio
14 18 (11.69%) Linux
14 18 (11.69%) Coaching
15 17 (11.04%) ITIL
16 16 (10.39%) JavaScript
16 16 (10.39%) C#
16 16 (10.39%) HTML
16 16 (10.39%) DSDM
16 16 (10.39%) Velocity
16 16 (10.39%) Banking
16 16 (10.39%) Business Analysis
16 16 (10.39%) Kanban
17 14 (9.09%) Subversion
17 14 (9.09%) PRINCE2
17 14 (9.09%) Configuration Management

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 25 (16.23%) OpenEdge
2 7 (4.55%) Apache
3 6 (3.90%) WebSphere
3 6 (3.90%) IIS
3 6 (3.90%) JBoss
3 6 (3.90%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.95%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.95%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.30%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 13 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.84%) MS Office
3 5 (3.25%) MS Project
4 4 (2.60%) Photoshop
4 4 (2.60%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.60%) AutoCAD
5 3 (1.95%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (1.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (5.19%) BusinessWare
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Payables
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Assets
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle E-Business Tax
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle AGIS
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle General Ledger
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.55%) Internet
3 6 (3.90%) LAN
3 6 (3.90%) Intranet
3 6 (3.90%) WAN
3 6 (3.90%) SAN
4 4 (2.60%) NAS
5 1 (0.65%) Network Security
5 1 (0.65%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (20.13%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.19%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.25%) PerformancePoint
3 5 (3.25%) MS Access
3 5 (3.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.60%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (2.60%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.60%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.95%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.95%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.95%) CouchDB
6 1 (0.65%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.65%) SQLite
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 20 (12.99%) Visual Studio
2 14 (9.09%) Subversion
3 10 (6.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (3.25%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.60%) WebSpeed
6 3 (1.95%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (1.95%) Selenium
7 2 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.30%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.65%) JUnit
8 1 (0.65%) Xcode
General
1 36 (23.38%) Finance
2 16 (10.39%) Banking
3 12 (7.79%) Retail
4 7 (4.55%) Law
4 7 (4.55%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.90%) Aerospace
5 6 (3.90%) Investment Banking
6 4 (2.60%) Games
6 4 (2.60%) Electronics
6 4 (2.60%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (2.60%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.95%) Legal
8 1 (0.65%) Front Office
8 1 (0.65%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 53 (34.42%) Developer
2 26 (16.88%) Progress Developer
3 20 (12.99%) Analyst
4 16 (10.39%) ScrumMaster
5 12 (7.79%) Software Engineer
6 11 (7.14%) Software Developer
7 10 (6.49%) Architect
8 9 (5.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (5.84%) Technical Manager
9 7 (4.55%) Graduate
9 7 (4.55%) Team Leader
10 6 (3.90%) Banking Business Analyst
10 6 (3.90%) Analyst Programmer
10 6 (3.90%) Programmer
10 6 (3.90%) Business Analyst
11 5 (3.25%) Junior
11 5 (3.25%) Consultant
11 5 (3.25%) Support Engineer
12 4 (2.60%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
12 4 (2.60%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (16.88%) .NET
2 21 (13.64%) XML
3 16 (10.39%) HTML
3 16 (10.39%) Velocity
4 11 (7.14%) Web Services
5 9 (5.84%) REST
6 7 (4.55%) CSS
7 6 (3.90%) Java EE
7 6 (3.90%) ASP.NET
7 6 (3.90%) COM
7 6 (3.90%) COM+
7 6 (3.90%) XHTML
7 6 (3.90%) DirectX
8 4 (2.60%) SOAP
8 4 (2.60%) jQuery
9 3 (1.95%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.95%) EDIFACT
10 2 (1.30%) JSON
10 2 (1.30%) J2EE
10 2 (1.30%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 23 (14.94%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 10 (6.49%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.60%) Mobile Games
4 4 (2.60%) Client/Server
4 4 (2.60%) Social Gaming
5 3 (1.95%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.95%) Visualisation
5 3 (1.95%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.30%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.30%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.65%) iPad
7 1 (0.65%) iPhone
7 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.65%) Open Source
7 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.65%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 35 (22.73%) Windows
2 18 (11.69%) Linux
3 13 (8.44%) UNIX
4 9 (5.84%) Windows 7
4 9 (5.84%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (3.90%) VxWorks
5 6 (3.90%) Apple iOS
6 5 (3.25%) Android
7 3 (1.95%) Windows 8
8 2 (1.30%) VMS
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (16.23%) Project Management
3 24 (15.58%) Mentoring
4 21 (13.64%) Scrum
5 18 (11.69%) Coaching
6 17 (11.04%) ITIL
7 16 (10.39%) DSDM
7 16 (10.39%) Business Analysis
7 16 (10.39%) Kanban
8 14 (9.09%) PRINCE2
8 14 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 13 (8.44%) Software Engineering
10 10 (6.49%) Unified Process
10 10 (6.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (6.49%) DevOps
11 9 (5.84%) Change Management
11 9 (5.84%) ERP
11 9 (5.84%) ETL
11 9 (5.84%) Validation
11 9 (5.84%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (27.27%) SQL
2 40 (25.97%) Progress 4GL
3 16 (10.39%) JavaScript
3 16 (10.39%) C#
4 12 (7.79%) T-SQL
5 11 (7.14%) C++
6 8 (5.19%) Java
7 7 (4.55%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.90%) Perl
8 6 (3.90%) Assembly Language
9 5 (3.25%) VBA
9 5 (3.25%) C
10 4 (2.60%) PHP
10 4 (2.60%) Python
11 3 (1.95%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.95%) VB
11 3 (1.95%) Ruby
12 2 (1.30%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.65%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 30 (19.48%) Degree
2 5 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.60%) HND
3 4 (2.60%) MCSE
3 4 (2.60%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (2.60%) CCNA
4 3 (1.95%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.65%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.55%) QA
2 3 (1.95%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) P3O
System Software
1 9 (5.84%) Firmware
2 6 (3.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.30%) vSphere
3 2 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.19%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.30%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (14.94%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.49%) Ab Initio
3 8 (5.19%) Oracle
3 8 (5.19%) Vitria
3 8 (5.19%) webMethods
4 5 (3.25%) VMware
5 4 (2.60%) Sony
5 4 (2.60%) Facebook
6 3 (1.95%) Mitel
7 2 (1.30%) Apple
7 2 (1.30%) Dell
8 1 (0.65%) Cisco
8 1 (0.65%) EMC
8 1 (0.65%) Citrix
8 1 (0.65%) SAP
8 1 (0.65%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.65%) Orchard
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