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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress
Rank 823 744 765
Rank change year-on-year
-79 +21
Permanent jobs citing Progress 57 102 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.054% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 43 82 97
Average salary £43,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £35,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £35,000 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% +12.90%
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
49871 47473 53579
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.38% 47.54% 48.35%
Number of salaries quoted 39977 39375 45313
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 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 +3 19 £41,500 -7.77% 3
London -33 15 £55,000 +26.43% 4
East of England -11 7 £55,000 +57.14% 2
West Midlands -13 6 £40,000 +14.28% 3
East Midlands -19 4 £45,000 +28.57%
Yorkshire - 4 £43,000 - 1
North East -7 1 £32,500 -
North West -19 1 £46,500 +12.72% 1
Progress
UK

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (34.78%) Progress 4GL
2 35 (30.43%) OpenEdge
3 28 (24.35%) .NET
3 28 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (23.48%) WebSpeed
5 16 (13.91%) Project Management
5 16 (13.91%) Finance
5 16 (13.91%) Degree
6 15 (13.04%) Windows
6 15 (13.04%) Coaching
7 14 (12.17%) Scrum
8 13 (11.30%) SQL
9 12 (10.43%) HTML
9 12 (10.43%) JavaScript
9 12 (10.43%) Microsoft
9 12 (10.43%) Mentoring
9 12 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (9.57%) C#
10 11 (9.57%) Java
11 9 (7.83%) ITIL
11 9 (7.83%) MS Excel
11 9 (7.83%) ERP
11 9 (7.83%) Business Analysis
11 9 (7.83%) QA
12 8 (6.96%) SQL Server
12 8 (6.96%) Visual Studio
12 8 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (6.96%) Velocity
13 7 (6.09%) ASP.NET
13 7 (6.09%) CSS

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 35 (30.43%) OpenEdge
2 4 (3.48%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.61%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.74%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (0.87%) Lync
5 1 (0.87%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (7.83%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.74%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.22%) MFGPRO
2 3 (2.61%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.09%) 3G
1 7 (6.09%) 2G
1 7 (6.09%) 4G
2 1 (0.87%) InfiniBand
2 1 (0.87%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.87%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.87%) Firewall
2 1 (0.87%) FTP
2 1 (0.87%) HTTP
2 1 (0.87%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.87%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.35%) MySQL
3 4 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (1.74%) Data Mining
4 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (23.48%) WebSpeed
2 8 (6.96%) Visual Studio
3 6 (5.22%) Subversion
4 3 (2.61%) JIRA
5 2 (1.74%) Maven
5 2 (1.74%) Ant
6 1 (0.87%) QADirector
6 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.87%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.87%) NUnit
General
1 16 (13.91%) Finance
2 7 (6.09%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.35%) Marketing
4 2 (1.74%) Back Office
5 1 (0.87%) Front Office
5 1 (0.87%) Law
5 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.87%) Banking
5 1 (0.87%) Retail
5 1 (0.87%) Billing
5 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 58 (50.43%) Developer
2 43 (37.39%) Progress Developer
3 13 (11.30%) Analyst
4 8 (6.96%) Project Manager
4 8 (6.96%) ScrumMaster
5 7 (6.09%) Programmer
6 6 (5.22%) Applications Developer
6 6 (5.22%) Team Leader
7 5 (4.35%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (4.35%) Web Developer
7 5 (4.35%) Junior
7 5 (4.35%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.35%) Senior Analyst
8 4 (3.48%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.48%) Systems Analyst
8 4 (3.48%) Senior Systems Analyst
8 4 (3.48%) Developer Analyst
9 3 (2.61%) Trainee Programmer
9 3 (2.61%) Trainee
9 3 (2.61%) Junior Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (24.35%) .NET
2 12 (10.43%) HTML
3 8 (6.96%) Velocity
4 7 (6.09%) ASP.NET
4 7 (6.09%) CSS
4 7 (6.09%) Web Services
5 4 (3.48%) Spring
6 3 (2.61%) XML
7 2 (1.74%) XSLT
7 2 (1.74%) EDI
7 2 (1.74%) WCF
7 2 (1.74%) jQuery
7 2 (1.74%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.74%) HTML5
7 2 (1.74%) Vaadin
8 1 (0.87%) Memcached
8 1 (0.87%) CSS3
8 1 (0.87%) WPF
8 1 (0.87%) Ajax
8 1 (0.87%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (5.22%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.61%) Client/Server
3 3 (2.61%) Replication
4 2 (1.74%) Clustering
4 2 (1.74%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.74%) Ontologies
4 2 (1.74%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.74%) Physics
4 2 (1.74%) Visualisation
4 2 (1.74%) User Experience
5 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.87%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.87%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.87%) iSeries
5 1 (0.87%) Derivative
5 1 (0.87%) CPLD
5 1 (0.87%) Firmware
5 1 (0.87%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.87%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 15 (13.04%) Windows
2 4 (3.48%) Linux
2 4 (3.48%) UNIX
3 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.87%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.87%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.35%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (13.91%) Project Management
3 15 (13.04%) Coaching
4 14 (12.17%) Scrum
5 12 (10.43%) Mentoring
6 9 (7.83%) Business Analysis
6 9 (7.83%) ITIL
6 9 (7.83%) ERP
7 8 (6.96%) Stakeholder Management
8 7 (6.09%) Software Engineering
9 6 (5.22%) Waterfall
9 6 (5.22%) PRINCE2
10 5 (4.35%) MVC
11 4 (3.48%) Risk Management
11 4 (3.48%) Validation
11 4 (3.48%) TDD
11 4 (3.48%) Pair Programming
11 4 (3.48%) Service Management
11 4 (3.48%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (3.48%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 40 (34.78%) Progress 4GL
2 13 (11.30%) SQL
3 12 (10.43%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.57%) C#
4 11 (9.57%) Java
5 3 (2.61%) T-SQL
5 3 (2.61%) VB.NET
6 2 (1.74%) C++
6 2 (1.74%) PHP
6 2 (1.74%) PL/SQL
7 1 (0.87%) RPG
7 1 (0.87%) Perl
7 1 (0.87%) C
7 1 (0.87%) Python
7 1 (0.87%) VB
7 1 (0.87%) VB6
7 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.87%) RPG IV
7 1 (0.87%) Golang
Qualifications
1 16 (13.91%) Degree
2 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.74%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.74%) CISM
3 2 (1.74%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 2 (1.74%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.74%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.74%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.74%) CSSLP
3 2 (1.74%) ISEB
3 2 (1.74%) CISSP
3 2 (1.74%) CEH
4 1 (0.87%) ISEB Practitioner
4 1 (0.87%) MCP
4 1 (0.87%) MCAD
4 1 (0.87%) MCSD
4 1 (0.87%) MCSE
4 1 (0.87%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.83%) QA
2 1 (0.87%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.87%) SLA
2 1 (0.87%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.87%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) WebInspect
2 1 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (10.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.22%) Oracle
2 6 (5.22%) QAD
3 4 (3.48%) BMC
4 3 (2.61%) CA
4 3 (2.61%) Remedy
4 3 (2.61%) ServiceNow
5 2 (1.74%) Sun
5 2 (1.74%) HP
6 1 (0.87%) Intel
6 1 (0.87%) Citrix
6 1 (0.87%) Sybase
6 1 (0.87%) Adobe
6 1 (0.87%) Informatica
6 1 (0.87%) Symantec
6 1 (0.87%) Google
6 1 (0.87%) StreamServe
6 1 (0.87%) SEEBURGER
6 1 (0.87%) Wyse
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