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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress
Rank 813 765 753
Rank change year-on-year
-48 -12
Permanent jobs citing Progress 53 99 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.050% 0.097% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.20% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 40 80 101
Average salary £40,750 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.32% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,700 £27,350 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,250 £47,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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
50347 48611 51066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.93% 47.55% 46.83%
Number of salaries quoted 41532 39379 43391
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 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 19 December 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 19 December 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
London -20 16 £52,500 +16.66% 1
West Midlands -6 13 £40,000 +53.84% 2
South East +10 11 £41,500 -1.19%
North West -1 7 £35,000 -12.50%
Yorkshire -28 4 £45,000 +40.62%
South West -3 2 £18,000 -44.61% 1
Progress
UK

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 35 (30.70%) Progress 4GL
2 27 (23.68%) Windows
3 25 (21.93%) OpenEdge
4 23 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (18.42%) Project Management
5 21 (18.42%) SQL
6 20 (17.54%) .NET
7 17 (14.91%) SQL Server
8 16 (14.04%) 3G
8 16 (14.04%) 2G
8 16 (14.04%) 4G
8 16 (14.04%) Telecoms
9 15 (13.16%) Finance
10 14 (12.28%) ERP
11 13 (11.40%) HTML
12 12 (10.53%) C#
12 12 (10.53%) Coaching
12 12 (10.53%) Microsoft
12 12 (10.53%) Visual Studio
13 11 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (8.77%) Scrum
14 10 (8.77%) JavaScript
14 10 (8.77%) Degree
14 10 (8.77%) WebSpeed
15 9 (7.89%) XML
15 9 (7.89%) Java
15 9 (7.89%) Mentoring
16 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (7.02%) MS Excel
17 7 (6.14%) Pair Programming

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 25 (21.93%) OpenEdge
2 4 (3.51%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.88%) Lync
4 1 (0.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (7.02%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.88%) Mingle
3 1 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (4.39%) MFGPRO
2 1 (0.88%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (14.04%) 3G
1 16 (14.04%) 2G
1 16 (14.04%) 4G
2 2 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.75%) LTE
3 1 (0.88%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.88%) Network Security
3 1 (0.88%) Firewall
3 1 (0.88%) SAN
3 1 (0.88%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.91%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.51%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.88%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (0.88%) MySQL
4 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 12 (10.53%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.77%) WebSpeed
3 6 (5.26%) Subversion
4 5 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.63%) JIRA
6 2 (1.75%) Ant
6 2 (1.75%) Maven
General
1 16 (14.04%) Telecoms
2 15 (13.16%) Finance
3 3 (2.63%) Law
4 2 (1.75%) Front Office
4 2 (1.75%) Publishing
4 2 (1.75%) Retail
5 1 (0.88%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Banking
5 1 (0.88%) Back Office
5 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.88%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 53 (46.49%) Developer
2 34 (29.82%) Progress Developer
3 14 (12.28%) Delivery Manager
4 7 (6.14%) Senior Manager
4 7 (6.14%) Team Leader
5 6 (5.26%) Senior Developer
5 6 (5.26%) Applications Support
5 6 (5.26%) Programmer
5 6 (5.26%) Analyst
5 6 (5.26%) ScrumMaster
6 5 (4.39%) Project Manager
6 5 (4.39%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (4.39%) Administrator
7 4 (3.51%) Applications Developer
7 4 (3.51%) Applications Support Analyst
7 4 (3.51%) Support Analyst
7 4 (3.51%) Web Developer
7 4 (3.51%) Developer Analyst
7 4 (3.51%) PHP Developer
8 3 (2.63%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (17.54%) .NET
2 13 (11.40%) HTML
3 9 (7.89%) XML
4 6 (5.26%) ASP.NET
4 6 (5.26%) CSS
4 6 (5.26%) SOAP
4 6 (5.26%) Velocity
5 5 (4.39%) EDIFACT
6 4 (3.51%) Spring
7 3 (2.63%) Web Services
8 2 (1.75%) XSLT
8 2 (1.75%) jQuery
8 2 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (1.75%) Vaadin
9 1 (0.88%) WCF
9 1 (0.88%) HTML5
9 1 (0.88%) REST
9 1 (0.88%) CSS3
9 1 (0.88%) XSL
9 1 (0.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.51%) Mathematics
1 4 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.75%) User Experience
3 2 (1.75%) Physics
3 2 (1.75%) Clustering
4 1 (0.88%) Derivative
4 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.88%) Thin Client
4 1 (0.88%) Blackberry
4 1 (0.88%) Replication
4 1 (0.88%) Credit Risk
4 1 (0.88%) Fat Client
4 1 (0.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 27 (23.68%) Windows
2 8 (7.02%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (6.14%) Windows 7
4 6 (5.26%) UNIX
4 6 (5.26%) Linux
5 5 (4.39%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (20.18%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (18.42%) Project Management
3 14 (12.28%) ERP
4 12 (10.53%) Coaching
5 11 (9.65%) Stakeholder Management
6 10 (8.77%) Scrum
7 9 (7.89%) Mentoring
8 7 (6.14%) Pair Programming
9 6 (5.26%) PRINCE2
10 5 (4.39%) DSDM
10 5 (4.39%) CRM
10 5 (4.39%) MVC
10 5 (4.39%) Web Development
10 5 (4.39%) Kanban
11 4 (3.51%) Waterfall
11 4 (3.51%) Workflow
11 4 (3.51%) TDD
11 4 (3.51%) Software Engineering
11 4 (3.51%) Business Analysis
12 3 (2.63%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (30.70%) Progress 4GL
2 21 (18.42%) SQL
3 12 (10.53%) C#
4 10 (8.77%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.89%) Java
6 6 (5.26%) PHP
6 6 (5.26%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.39%) VB
8 2 (1.75%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.88%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.88%) RPG
9 1 (0.88%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 10 (8.77%) Degree
2 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.75%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.75%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 2 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.75%) APMP
4 1 (0.88%) MCSE
4 1 (0.88%) MCSA
4 1 (0.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.51%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.88%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.88%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.39%) QAD
2 5 (4.39%) Mitel
2 5 (4.39%) StreamServe
3 4 (3.51%) Symantec
4 3 (2.63%) Oracle
5 2 (1.75%) BT
5 2 (1.75%) Sun
6 1 (0.88%) Citrix
6 1 (0.88%) Orchard
6 1 (0.88%) NEC
6 1 (0.88%) Wyse
6 1 (0.88%) Sybase
6 1 (0.88%) Adobe
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