The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester 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 - - 188
Permanent jobs citing Progress 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester - - 0.025%
As % of the Vendors category - - 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,250 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+10.34% -0.68%
Progress
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region.

Vendors Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
1624 1683 1801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 41.92% 44.20% 45.08%
Number of salaries quoted 1341 1405 1514
Average salary £37,500 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Progress across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Progress
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Progress across the Manchester region.

Progress Salary Trend in Manchester

Progress
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Data Management
2 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) OpenEdge
3 1 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Mitel
3 1 (20.00%) EDIFACT
3 1 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) SOAP
3 1 (20.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (20.00%) ERP

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 2 (40.00%) OpenEdge
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
1 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Progress Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support
3 1 (20.00%) Progress Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) Support Technician
3 1 (20.00%) Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) EDIFACT
2 1 (20.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (40.00%) Data Management
1 2 (40.00%) Business Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Web Development
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Java
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Mitel