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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress
Rank 174 185 188
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +3
Permanent jobs citing Progress 6 1 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.17% 0.025% 0.049%
As % of the Vendors category 0.38% 0.058% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Average salary £60,000 £77,500 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.58% +129.62%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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
1572 1719 1791
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 43.97% 42.89% 43.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1250 1388 1514
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -10.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 8 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 6 (100.00%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) JIRA
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) SAP

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) JIRA
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Change Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Business Change Manager
1 4 (66.67%) IT Project Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Business Project Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Business Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Business Change Project Manager
1 4 (66.67%) Change Project Manager
2 2 (33.33%) Business Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Project Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Project Management
2 4 (66.67%) Change Management
3 2 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) Business Analysis
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) SAP