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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Progress Software Corporation.

3 months to
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress
Rank 772 843 912
Rank change year-on-year
+71 +69
Permanent jobs citing Progress 129 99 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.14% 0.096% 0.051%
As % of the Vendors category 0.32% 0.21% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 118 87 45
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,800 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +6.25%
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
39987 48179 52339
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 44.03% 46.61% 46.40%
Number of salaries quoted 33026 39447 42775
Median salary £47,500 £45,280 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.90% +0.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing Progress as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 June 2016.

Progress Salary Histogram in England

Progress
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yorkshire - 28 £40,000 -
London -1 27 £35,000 -22.22% 2
South East +37 26 £37,250 -6.87% 3
West Midlands -6 17 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Midlands - 8 £42,500 - 1
North West +26 7 £37,500 -34.78% 2
East of England - 6 £20,000 -
South West +14 5 £35,000 -17.64%
East Midlands - 5 £35,000 -
Progress
UK

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, IT jobs citing Progress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Progress.

1 145 (57.09%) OpenEdge
2 55 (21.65%) Progress 4GL
3 51 (20.08%) Line Management
4 45 (17.72%) Windows
5 44 (17.32%) Software Engineering
5 44 (17.32%) Degree
6 42 (16.54%) JavaScript
7 41 (16.14%) HTML
7 41 (16.14%) Microsoft
8 38 (14.96%) SDLC
9 33 (12.99%) MS Office
10 30 (11.81%) Linux
11 29 (11.42%) .NET
12 28 (11.02%) Computer Science
13 27 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
14 26 (10.24%) Validation
15 25 (9.84%) Aerospace
16 23 (9.06%) C#
17 22 (8.66%) C++
18 21 (8.27%) Active Directory
19 20 (7.87%) Unix
20 19 (7.48%) Client/Server
21 18 (7.09%) XML
21 18 (7.09%) OpenEdge ABL
22 17 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
22 17 (6.69%) C
22 17 (6.69%) Citrix
22 17 (6.69%) WebSpeed
22 17 (6.69%) Requirements Analysis
23 16 (6.30%) Scrum

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 145 (57.09%) OpenEdge
2 9 (3.54%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.97%) IIS
4 2 (0.79%) CMS
4 2 (0.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (12.99%) MS Office
2 16 (6.30%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.79%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
1 1 (0.39%) SAP CO
1 1 (0.39%) SAP FI
1 1 (0.39%) SAP FI/CO
1 1 (0.39%) SAP GRC
1 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.15%) Office 365
2 3 (1.18%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.51%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.54%) SAN
2 9 (3.54%) VoIP
3 5 (1.97%) Firewall
3 5 (1.97%) Internet
3 5 (1.97%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (3.94%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.76%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.36%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database
4 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (0.79%) CouchDB
5 2 (0.79%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.79%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.39%) Big Data
6 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (6.69%) WebSpeed
2 11 (4.33%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.54%) Subversion
4 7 (2.76%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.18%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.79%) JIRA
7 2 (0.79%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (0.79%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.39%) Maven
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 25 (9.84%) Aerospace
2 7 (2.76%) Finance
3 6 (2.36%) Avionics
4 5 (1.97%) Games
4 5 (1.97%) Local Government
5 3 (1.18%) Billing
5 3 (1.18%) Legal
6 1 (0.39%) General Ledger
6 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.39%) Marketing
6 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 142 (55.91%) Developer
2 119 (46.85%) Progress Developer
3 72 (28.35%) OpenEdge Developer
4 40 (15.75%) Designer
5 35 (13.78%) Software Engineer
6 21 (8.27%) Graduate
7 20 (7.87%) Software Developer
8 19 (7.48%) Graduate Developer
8 19 (7.48%) Graduate Software Developer
9 17 (6.69%) Senior Developer
10 16 (6.30%) Senior Progress Developer
11 14 (5.51%) Analyst
12 12 (4.72%) 3rd Line Support
13 11 (4.33%) Consultant
14 9 (3.54%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
14 9 (3.54%) Infrastructure Technician
14 9 (3.54%) IT Support
14 9 (3.54%) Progress 4GL Developer
14 9 (3.54%) Security Manager
15 8 (3.15%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (16.14%) HTML
2 29 (11.42%) .NET
3 18 (7.09%) XML
4 11 (4.33%) DirectX
4 11 (4.33%) jQuery
4 11 (4.33%) MFC
4 11 (4.33%) OpenGL
4 11 (4.33%) XHTML
5 9 (3.54%) CSS
6 8 (3.15%) AngularJS
6 8 (3.15%) COM
6 8 (3.15%) OLE
7 7 (2.76%) Kendo UI
7 7 (2.76%) Web Services
8 5 (1.97%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.18%) SonicMQ
9 3 (1.18%) XSLT
10 1 (0.39%) Hibernate
10 1 (0.39%) J2EE
10 1 (0.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (11.02%) Computer Science
2 19 (7.48%) Client/Server
3 17 (6.69%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (5.51%) Driving Licence
5 10 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.15%) Mathematics
7 7 (2.76%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.18%) Data Conversion
8 3 (1.18%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.79%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.79%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.79%) User Experience
10 1 (0.39%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 45 (17.72%) Windows
2 30 (11.81%) Linux
3 20 (7.87%) Unix
4 11 (4.33%) VxWorks
5 10 (3.94%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.15%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.97%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (1.97%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.18%) Android
8 3 (1.18%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.79%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (20.08%) Line Management
2 44 (17.32%) Software Engineering
3 38 (14.96%) SDLC
4 27 (10.63%) Agile Software Development
5 26 (10.24%) Validation
6 17 (6.69%) Requirements Analysis
7 16 (6.30%) Configuration Management
7 16 (6.30%) Scrum
8 15 (5.91%) Data Analysis
9 14 (5.51%) ITIL
10 13 (5.12%) Logistics
10 13 (5.12%) TDD
11 10 (3.94%) Mentoring
11 10 (3.94%) Project Management
12 9 (3.54%) Performance Improvement
13 8 (3.15%) BDD
13 8 (3.15%) E-Commerce
13 8 (3.15%) MVC
13 8 (3.15%) Performance Monitoring
13 8 (3.15%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 55 (21.65%) Progress 4GL
2 42 (16.54%) JavaScript
3 23 (9.06%) C#
4 22 (8.66%) C++
5 18 (7.09%) OpenEdge ABL
6 17 (6.69%) C
7 15 (5.91%) SQL
8 13 (5.12%) Java
9 11 (4.33%) Assembly Language
10 9 (3.54%) PowerShell
10 9 (3.54%) VBScript
11 2 (0.79%) MATLAB
11 2 (0.79%) Shell Script
11 2 (0.79%) VB
11 2 (0.79%) VB6
12 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.39%) Python
12 1 (0.39%) Ruby
12 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (17.32%) Degree
2 8 (3.15%) A+ Certification
2 8 (3.15%) MCP
2 8 (3.15%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (1.18%) CCNA
3 3 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.18%) HND
3 3 (1.18%) MCSE
3 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.33%) SLA
2 9 (3.54%) QA
3 5 (1.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.79%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.39%) AICPA
System Software
1 21 (8.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.18%) Firmware
Vendors
1 41 (16.14%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.69%) Citrix
3 14 (5.51%) VMware
4 11 (4.33%) Oracle
5 9 (3.54%) Veeam
6 8 (3.15%) Remedy
7 3 (1.18%) Capita
8 2 (0.79%) SAP
9 1 (0.39%) CA
9 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
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