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 3 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress
Rank 779 840 755
Rank change year-on-year
+61 -85
Permanent jobs citing Progress 99 61 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.096% 0.055% 0.098%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.12% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 87 48 97
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £33,700 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,100 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.54% +1.60%
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
47963 51338 48170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 46.47% 46.52% 47.38%
Number of salaries quoted 39253 41876 40013
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 £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+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 3 July 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 3 July 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 +54 59 £45,000 -18.18% 1
South East +36 28 £40,000 -11.11% 1
North West -1 5 £60,000 -22.58%
West Midlands -16 5 £40,000 +6.66% 1
South West -6 2 £42,500 +11.54% 5
Progress
UK

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 56 (30.27%) Finance
2 47 (25.41%) Progress 4GL
3 41 (22.16%) Microsoft
4 40 (21.62%) HTML
4 40 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
5 37 (20.00%) Degree
5 37 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 35 (18.92%) SQL
7 34 (18.38%) OpenEdge
8 32 (17.30%) XML
9 31 (16.76%) MS Excel
10 30 (16.22%) Project Management
11 29 (15.68%) .NET
12 26 (14.05%) SQL Server
12 26 (14.05%) CSS
12 26 (14.05%) MS Office
12 26 (14.05%) Windows
13 25 (13.51%) Linux
13 25 (13.51%) REST
13 25 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
14 23 (12.43%) XHTML
14 23 (12.43%) COM
15 22 (11.89%) Mentoring
16 21 (11.35%) ITIL
17 20 (10.81%) C#
17 20 (10.81%) SDLC
18 19 (10.27%) Scrum
19 18 (9.73%) Business Analysis
20 16 (8.65%) Banking
20 16 (8.65%) Software Engineering

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 34 (18.38%) OpenEdge
2 7 (3.78%) Apache
3 6 (3.24%) IIS
3 6 (3.24%) JBoss
3 6 (3.24%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.24%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.16%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.62%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.08%) Node.js
6 2 (1.08%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.54%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (16.76%) MS Excel
2 26 (14.05%) MS Office
3 6 (3.24%) MS Project
4 5 (2.70%) Photoshop
5 4 (2.16%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.16%) AutoCAD
5 4 (2.16%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.62%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.32%) BusinessWare
2 7 (3.78%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (3.24%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (3.24%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (2.16%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (1.62%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 3 (1.62%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 3 (1.62%) Oracle AGIS
5 3 (1.62%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (1.62%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (1.08%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.54%) Orchard Housing
7 1 (0.54%) Demantra
7 1 (0.54%) Primavera
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle SCM
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.54%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.08%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.57%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.32%) Intranet
3 7 (3.78%) Internet
4 6 (3.24%) SAN
4 6 (3.24%) LAN
4 6 (3.24%) WAN
5 4 (2.16%) NAS
6 2 (1.08%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.08%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.54%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.05%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.70%) MS Access
2 5 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.16%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.16%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.16%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (2.16%) PerformancePoint
4 3 (1.62%) CouchDB
4 3 (1.62%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.62%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.62%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.54%) SQLite
5 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (8.65%) Visual Studio
2 14 (7.57%) Subversion
3 12 (6.49%) WebSpeed
4 8 (4.32%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.70%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.16%) Selenium
6 4 (2.16%) HP UFT
7 3 (1.62%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.08%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (1.08%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.08%) JIRA
9 1 (0.54%) Xcode
9 1 (0.54%) JUnit
General
1 56 (30.27%) Finance
2 16 (8.65%) Banking
3 11 (5.95%) Retail
4 8 (4.32%) Aerospace
5 7 (3.78%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.24%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.70%) Law
8 4 (2.16%) Electronics
8 4 (2.16%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.16%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (2.16%) Games
9 3 (1.62%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.62%) Legal
10 2 (1.08%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.08%) Marketing
11 1 (0.54%) Billing
11 1 (0.54%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 61 (32.97%) Developer
2 32 (17.30%) Progress Developer
3 29 (15.68%) Analyst
4 19 (10.27%) Architect
5 15 (8.11%) Software Developer
5 15 (8.11%) Software Engineer
6 13 (7.03%) Applications Architect
7 12 (6.49%) Applications Developer
7 12 (6.49%) Analyst Programmer
7 12 (6.49%) Programmer
7 12 (6.49%) ScrumMaster
8 9 (4.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (4.86%) Business Analyst
9 8 (4.32%) Progress Programmer
9 8 (4.32%) Technical Manager
9 8 (4.32%) Progress Analyst Programmer
10 7 (3.78%) Team Leader
10 7 (3.78%) .NET Developer
10 7 (3.78%) Graduate
11 6 (3.24%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (21.62%) HTML
2 32 (17.30%) XML
3 29 (15.68%) .NET
4 26 (14.05%) CSS
5 25 (13.51%) REST
6 23 (12.43%) XHTML
6 23 (12.43%) COM
7 13 (7.03%) Web Services
8 12 (6.49%) ASP.NET
8 12 (6.49%) Velocity
9 8 (4.32%) JSON
10 7 (3.78%) jQuery
10 7 (3.78%) Ajax
11 6 (3.24%) DirectX
11 6 (3.24%) COM+
11 6 (3.24%) Java EE
12 3 (1.62%) CSS3
12 3 (1.62%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (1.62%) Caliburn.Micro
12 3 (1.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.03%) Mathematics
3 12 (6.49%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.49%) Client/Server
4 8 (4.32%) Data Integration
5 6 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.70%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.16%) Social Gaming
7 4 (2.16%) Mobile Games
7 4 (2.16%) Equities
8 3 (1.62%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.62%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.62%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.08%) Social Media
9 2 (1.08%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.08%) Blog
9 2 (1.08%) NHS
9 2 (1.08%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.05%) Windows
2 25 (13.51%) Linux
3 9 (4.86%) UNIX
4 8 (4.32%) VxWorks
5 7 (3.78%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.24%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.70%) Android
8 4 (2.16%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.62%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (1.08%) VMS
11 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.54%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.54%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (21.62%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (16.22%) Project Management
3 22 (11.89%) Mentoring
4 21 (11.35%) ITIL
5 20 (10.81%) SDLC
6 19 (10.27%) Scrum
7 18 (9.73%) Business Analysis
8 16 (8.65%) Software Engineering
8 16 (8.65%) Configuration Management
9 15 (8.11%) PRINCE2
10 14 (7.57%) Coaching
11 12 (6.49%) DSDM
11 12 (6.49%) Change Management
11 12 (6.49%) Programme Management
11 12 (6.49%) Validation
11 12 (6.49%) Kanban
12 10 (5.41%) Test Scripting
12 10 (5.41%) Unified Process
12 10 (5.41%) TDD
12 10 (5.41%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 47 (25.41%) Progress 4GL
2 37 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 35 (18.92%) SQL
4 20 (10.81%) C#
5 14 (7.57%) C++
6 13 (7.03%) C
7 9 (4.86%) Java
8 8 (4.32%) Assembly Language
9 7 (3.78%) Perl
9 7 (3.78%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.78%) VB.NET
10 6 (3.24%) Python
11 5 (2.70%) VBA
12 3 (1.62%) Ruby
12 3 (1.62%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.08%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.08%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.54%) AWK
14 1 (0.54%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.16%) HND
3 4 (2.16%) MCSE
3 4 (2.16%) CCNA
3 4 (2.16%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.08%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.54%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.32%) QA
2 5 (2.70%) SLA
3 1 (0.54%) P3O
System Software
1 11 (5.95%) Firmware
2 6 (3.24%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.08%) vSphere
3 2 (1.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (4.32%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (22.16%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.65%) Oracle
3 10 (5.41%) Ab Initio
4 8 (4.32%) Vitria
4 8 (4.32%) webMethods
5 5 (2.70%) VMware
6 4 (2.16%) Facebook
6 4 (2.16%) Sony
7 3 (1.62%) SAP
8 2 (1.08%) Dell
8 2 (1.08%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (1.08%) Google
8 2 (1.08%) Apple
9 1 (0.54%) QAD
9 1 (0.54%) Remedy
9 1 (0.54%) EMC
9 1 (0.54%) Citrix
9 1 (0.54%) Cisco
9 1 (0.54%) Business Objects
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