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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress
Rank 825 755 748
Rank change year-on-year
-70 -7
Permanent jobs citing Progress 55 102 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.052% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.21% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 34 78 96
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £33,200 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £35,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
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
50150 47615 52757
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.61% 47.46% 48.05%
Number of salaries quoted 40238 39442 44479
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-3.61% +3.75%

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 1 October 2014.

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 1 October 2014. 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
South East +14 22 £41,500 -7.77% 2
London -35 15 £55,000 +26.43% 3
East of England -8 5 £55,000 +57.14% 1
West Midlands -23 5 £42,500 +21.42% 2
Yorkshire - 4 £43,000 - 1
East Midlands -24 3 £45,000 +28.57%
North West -11 1 £46,500 +12.72% 1
Progress
UK

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 40 (33.90%) Progress 4GL
2 34 (28.81%) OpenEdge
3 28 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (22.88%) WebSpeed
5 26 (22.03%) .NET
6 19 (16.10%) Project Management
7 17 (14.41%) Finance
8 15 (12.71%) Microsoft
8 15 (12.71%) Degree
8 15 (12.71%) Coaching
9 14 (11.86%) Scrum
9 14 (11.86%) Windows
10 13 (11.02%) SQL
10 13 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (10.17%) Mentoring
11 12 (10.17%) C#
11 12 (10.17%) JavaScript
12 11 (9.32%) HTML
12 11 (9.32%) Java
12 11 (9.32%) MS Excel
12 11 (9.32%) ERP
12 11 (9.32%) 3G
12 11 (9.32%) Telecoms
12 11 (9.32%) 2G
12 11 (9.32%) 4G
13 9 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
13 9 (7.63%) Business Analysis
14 8 (6.78%) QA
14 8 (6.78%) Velocity
14 8 (6.78%) SQL Server

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 34 (28.81%) OpenEdge
2 4 (3.39%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.54%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.85%) Lync
Applications
1 11 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.69%) MS Office
2 2 (1.69%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.85%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (5.93%) MFGPRO
2 1 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.85%) Magento
2 1 (0.85%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.32%) 3G
1 11 (9.32%) 2G
1 11 (9.32%) 4G
2 1 (0.85%) FTP
2 1 (0.85%) HTTP
2 1 (0.85%) SAN
2 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.85%) Firewall
2 1 (0.85%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.39%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.54%) MySQL
4 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 2 (1.69%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (22.88%) WebSpeed
2 8 (6.78%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.08%) Subversion
4 3 (2.54%) JIRA
5 2 (1.69%) Ant
5 2 (1.69%) Maven
6 1 (0.85%) NUnit
6 1 (0.85%) QADirector
6 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.85%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (14.41%) Finance
2 11 (9.32%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.24%) Marketing
4 2 (1.69%) Front Office
4 2 (1.69%) Back Office
5 1 (0.85%) Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Billing
5 1 (0.85%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.85%) Law
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (45.76%) Developer
2 40 (33.90%) Progress Developer
3 13 (11.02%) Analyst
4 10 (8.47%) Project Manager
5 9 (7.63%) Delivery Manager
6 8 (6.78%) ScrumMaster
7 7 (5.93%) Programmer
8 6 (5.08%) Team Leader
9 5 (4.24%) Senior Analyst
9 5 (4.24%) Senior Manager
9 5 (4.24%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Applications Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.39%) Support Analyst
10 4 (3.39%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.39%) Senior Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.39%) Developer Analyst
11 3 (2.54%) Progress Programmer
11 3 (2.54%) Java Developer
11 3 (2.54%) Applications Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (22.03%) .NET
2 11 (9.32%) HTML
3 8 (6.78%) Velocity
4 7 (5.93%) CSS
4 7 (5.93%) Web Services
5 6 (5.08%) ASP.NET
6 4 (3.39%) XML
6 4 (3.39%) Spring
7 2 (1.69%) Vaadin
7 2 (1.69%) jQuery
7 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.69%) EDI
7 2 (1.69%) XSLT
7 2 (1.69%) WCF
8 1 (0.85%) Ajax
8 1 (0.85%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.85%) WPF
8 1 (0.85%) EDIFACT
8 1 (0.85%) LAMP
8 1 (0.85%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 13 (11.02%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.24%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.54%) Replication
3 3 (2.54%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.69%) User Experience
4 2 (1.69%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.69%) Ontologies
4 2 (1.69%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.69%) Physics
4 2 (1.69%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.69%) Clustering
5 1 (0.85%) Derivative
5 1 (0.85%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.85%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.85%) iSeries
5 1 (0.85%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.85%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.86%) Windows
2 4 (3.39%) Linux
3 3 (2.54%) UNIX
4 2 (1.69%) HPUX
5 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (16.10%) Project Management
3 15 (12.71%) Coaching
4 14 (11.86%) Scrum
5 12 (10.17%) Mentoring
6 11 (9.32%) ERP
7 9 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (7.63%) Business Analysis
8 7 (5.93%) PRINCE2
8 7 (5.93%) ITIL
9 6 (5.08%) Software Engineering
9 6 (5.08%) Waterfall
10 5 (4.24%) MVC
10 5 (4.24%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (3.39%) Risk Management
11 4 (3.39%) Validation
11 4 (3.39%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (3.39%) TDD
11 4 (3.39%) Pair Programming
12 3 (2.54%) Unified Process
Programming Languages
1 40 (33.90%) Progress 4GL
2 13 (11.02%) SQL
3 12 (10.17%) C#
3 12 (10.17%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.32%) Java
5 3 (2.54%) VB.NET
5 3 (2.54%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.69%) PHP
6 2 (1.69%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.85%) VB6
7 1 (0.85%) RPG
7 1 (0.85%) VB
7 1 (0.85%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 15 (12.71%) Degree
2 5 (4.24%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.69%) CISM
3 2 (1.69%) CISSP
3 2 (1.69%) ISEB
3 2 (1.69%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.69%) CSSLP
3 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.69%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.69%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.69%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 2 (1.69%) CEH
4 1 (0.85%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.85%) MCP
4 1 (0.85%) MCAD
4 1 (0.85%) MCSD
4 1 (0.85%) MCSE
4 1 (0.85%) MCSA
4 1 (0.85%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) COBIT
2 1 (0.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.85%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (2.54%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) WebInspect
2 1 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (12.71%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.93%) QAD
3 6 (5.08%) Oracle
4 3 (2.54%) Symantec
5 2 (1.69%) HP
5 2 (1.69%) Sun
5 2 (1.69%) StreamServe
6 1 (0.85%) SEEBURGER
6 1 (0.85%) Sybase
6 1 (0.85%) BMC
6 1 (0.85%) CA
6 1 (0.85%) Informatica
6 1 (0.85%) Citrix
6 1 (0.85%) Adobe
6 1 (0.85%) Remedy
6 1 (0.85%) Wyse
6 1 (0.85%) BT
6 1 (0.85%) NEC
6 1 (0.85%) ServiceNow
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