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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress
Rank 788 780 753
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -27
Permanent jobs citing Progress 71 80 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.072% 0.081% 0.10%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 64 68 98
Average salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,650 £25,850 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,250 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -0.68%
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
46892 46660 48385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.28% 47.00% 48.06%
Number of salaries quoted 38617 37436 40328
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 £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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +13 25 £54,750 +21.66% 2
South East -4 16 £38,750 -13.88% 4
Yorkshire -4 10 £45,000 +12.50% 1
West Midlands -57 7 £40,000 +46.78% 2
South West - 5 £28,750 - 3
East of England 0 3 £32,500 -
North West -4 3 - -
East Midlands +24 1 £24,000 -43.52%
North East - 1 £35,000 -
Progress
UK

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 37 (27.82%) Progress 4GL
2 36 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (26.32%) SQL
4 28 (21.05%) Windows
5 27 (20.30%) SQL Server
6 25 (18.80%) OpenEdge
7 22 (16.54%) .NET
8 21 (15.79%) Project Management
8 21 (15.79%) Telecoms
8 21 (15.79%) Finance
9 18 (13.53%) C#
10 17 (12.78%) Degree
11 16 (12.03%) Visual Studio
12 15 (11.28%) XML
12 15 (11.28%) ERP
12 15 (11.28%) Scrum
13 14 (10.53%) Microsoft
13 14 (10.53%) HTML
13 14 (10.53%) 2G
13 14 (10.53%) 3G
13 14 (10.53%) 4G
13 14 (10.53%) Coaching
14 13 (9.77%) Mentoring
15 12 (9.02%) Velocity
15 12 (9.02%) MS Excel
16 11 (8.27%) Linux
16 11 (8.27%) DSDM
16 11 (8.27%) T-SQL
16 11 (8.27%) JavaScript
16 11 (8.27%) Kanban

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (18.80%) OpenEdge
2 6 (4.51%) SharePoint
3 5 (3.76%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.75%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.75%) Apache
Applications
1 12 (9.02%) MS Excel
2 5 (3.76%) MS Project
3 4 (3.01%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.01%) MS Office
3 4 (3.01%) AutoCAD
4 2 (1.50%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.75%) Mingle
Business Applications
1 5 (3.76%) MFGPRO
2 1 (0.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.53%) 2G
1 14 (10.53%) 3G
1 14 (10.53%) 4G
2 6 (4.51%) WAN
2 6 (4.51%) LAN
2 6 (4.51%) Intranet
2 6 (4.51%) SAN
3 4 (3.01%) NAS
3 4 (3.01%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.50%) LTE
4 2 (1.50%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.75%) Internet
5 1 (0.75%) VoIP
5 1 (0.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.30%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.02%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.76%) PerformancePoint
3 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database
4 4 (3.01%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (3.01%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.75%) CouchDB
5 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.75%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.75%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (12.03%) Visual Studio
2 11 (8.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (6.77%) Subversion
4 5 (3.76%) WebSpeed
5 3 (2.26%) JIRA
6 2 (1.50%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.50%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (0.75%) Git (software)
General
1 21 (15.79%) Telecoms
1 21 (15.79%) Finance
2 7 (5.26%) Law
3 5 (3.76%) Banking
4 4 (3.01%) Electronics
5 2 (1.50%) Retail
5 2 (1.50%) Publishing
5 2 (1.50%) Legal
6 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.75%) Advertising
6 1 (0.75%) Front Office
6 1 (0.75%) Marketing
6 1 (0.75%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (36.84%) Developer
2 27 (20.30%) Progress Developer
3 13 (9.77%) Analyst
3 13 (9.77%) Delivery Manager
4 12 (9.02%) ScrumMaster
5 9 (6.77%) Team Leader
6 6 (4.51%) Senior Manager
6 6 (4.51%) Architect
7 5 (3.76%) Project Manager
7 5 (3.76%) Consultant
7 5 (3.76%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (3.76%) Programmer
7 5 (3.76%) Applications Support
7 5 (3.76%) Administrator
8 4 (3.01%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.01%) Senior Analyst Programmer
8 4 (3.01%) PHP Developer
8 4 (3.01%) Senior Programmer
8 4 (3.01%) Graduate
8 4 (3.01%) Analyst Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (16.54%) .NET
2 15 (11.28%) XML
3 14 (10.53%) HTML
4 12 (9.02%) Velocity
5 7 (5.26%) ASP.NET
6 6 (4.51%) SOAP
7 5 (3.76%) EDIFACT
8 3 (2.26%) Web Services
8 3 (2.26%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.50%) Spring
9 2 (1.50%) jQuery
9 2 (1.50%) CSS
9 2 (1.50%) ADO.NET
9 2 (1.50%) J2EE
10 1 (0.75%) XSL
10 1 (0.75%) HTML5
10 1 (0.75%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (0.75%) CSS3
10 1 (0.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.27%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (7.52%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (6.77%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.26%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.50%) User Experience
6 1 (0.75%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.75%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.75%) Physics
6 1 (0.75%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.75%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.75%) Social Gaming
6 1 (0.75%) Clustering
6 1 (0.75%) Mobile Games
6 1 (0.75%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 28 (21.05%) Windows
2 11 (8.27%) Linux
3 10 (7.52%) Windows 7
3 10 (7.52%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (5.26%) UNIX
5 5 (3.76%) HPUX
6 3 (2.26%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.50%) VMS
8 1 (0.75%) Android
8 1 (0.75%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (15.79%) Project Management
3 15 (11.28%) ERP
3 15 (11.28%) Scrum
4 14 (10.53%) Coaching
5 13 (9.77%) Mentoring
6 11 (8.27%) DSDM
6 11 (8.27%) Kanban
7 10 (7.52%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (6.77%) Business Analysis
8 9 (6.77%) PRINCE2
9 8 (6.02%) ITIL
10 7 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (5.26%) CRM
10 7 (5.26%) Pair Programming
11 6 (4.51%) Unit Testing
12 5 (3.76%) Configuration Management
12 5 (3.76%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (3.76%) UML
12 5 (3.76%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 37 (27.82%) Progress 4GL
2 35 (26.32%) SQL
3 18 (13.53%) C#
4 11 (8.27%) T-SQL
4 11 (8.27%) JavaScript
5 7 (5.26%) Java
6 6 (4.51%) PHP
7 5 (3.76%) VB
8 2 (1.50%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.50%) C++
9 1 (0.75%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.75%) Python
9 1 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 17 (12.78%) Degree
2 8 (6.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (3.76%) VCP4
4 4 (3.01%) MCSE
4 4 (3.01%) HND
4 4 (3.01%) CCNA
4 4 (3.01%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.26%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (2.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.50%) APMP
6 2 (1.50%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.75%) ISEB
7 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.01%) QA
2 2 (1.50%) SLA
3 1 (0.75%) P3O
System Software
1 9 (6.77%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.50%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.50%) vSphere
3 1 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (10.53%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.51%) Oracle
3 5 (3.76%) StreamServe
3 5 (3.76%) Mitel
3 5 (3.76%) QAD
3 5 (3.76%) VMware
4 4 (3.01%) Sony
4 4 (3.01%) Symantec
5 2 (1.50%) Ab Initio
5 2 (1.50%) Dell
5 2 (1.50%) BT
5 2 (1.50%) Sun
5 2 (1.50%) Apple
6 1 (0.75%) NEC
6 1 (0.75%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.75%) SAP
6 1 (0.75%) EMC
6 1 (0.75%) Citrix
6 1 (0.75%) Adobe
6 1 (0.75%) Cisco
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