The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress
Rank 231 253 246
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -7
Permanent jobs citing Progress 6 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.11% 0.057% 0.015%
As % of the Vendors category 0.26% 0.13% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £52,500 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +23.07%
Progress
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2336 3099 2958
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 41.23% 43.85% 45.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1939 2651 2448
Average salary £38,000 £38,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% -1.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £60,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Progress
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Progress Salary Trend in the North West

Progress
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(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
Manchester +27 3 - - 1
Merseyside - 2 - -
Cheshire +22 1 £52,500 -
Progress
England

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) SLA
3 4 (36.36%) PMI
3 4 (36.36%) PMI Certification
3 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
3 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
3 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 4 (36.36%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 4 (36.36%) Degree
3 4 (36.36%) Resource Management
3 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
3 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
3 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Presales
4 3 (27.27%) Mobile Development
4 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
4 3 (27.27%) Unix
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (18.18%) CSS
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) HTML
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West 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 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
1 1 (9.09%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Visualfiles
General
1 4 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Legal
3 1 (9.09%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Transition Manager
2 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (27.27%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Application Development Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Development Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Applications Manager
3 2 (18.18%) Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Change Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Development Team Manager
4 1 (9.09%) OpenEdge Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Progress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
1 3 (27.27%) .NET Framework
2 2 (18.18%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
3 1 (9.09%) Kendo UI
3 1 (9.09%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
3 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Management Information System
1 4 (36.36%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Unix
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) Project Management
3 4 (36.36%) Presales
3 4 (36.36%) PRINCE2
3 4 (36.36%) Problem Management
3 4 (36.36%) Process Improvement
3 4 (36.36%) Resource Management
3 4 (36.36%) Risk Management
3 4 (36.36%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (36.36%) Service Delivery
4 3 (27.27%) Mobile Development
5 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (9.09%) Change Management
6 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) SDLC
6 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) Java
1 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
1 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
2 1 (9.09%) OpenEdge ABL
2 1 (9.09%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
1 4 (36.36%) PMI Certification
2 3 (27.27%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (36.36%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft