The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the North West region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress
Rank 235 248 239
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -9
Permanent jobs citing Progress 9 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.055% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.12% 0.031%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 1
Average salary £34,000 £33,500 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.49% +17.54%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +2.81%
Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3142 3448 3272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.60% 47.38% 45.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2486 2825 2862
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £58,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Progress
England

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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cheshire +15 6 - -
Lancashire - 2 £34,000 -
Progress
England

Progress
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Google
2 6 (54.55%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) C++
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) PHP
2 6 (54.55%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
2 6 (54.55%) HTML5
2 6 (54.55%) Golang
3 3 (27.27%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) OpenEdge
4 2 (18.18%) Progress 4GL
4 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 1 (9.09%) Document Management
5 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
5 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (9.09%) Orchard
5 1 (9.09%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) ISEB
5 1 (9.09%) Project Management
5 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
5 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 1 (9.09%) SQL
5 1 (9.09%) Relational Database

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, 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 2 (18.18%) OpenEdge
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
1 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Developer
1 8 (72.73%) Progress Developer
2 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C++/Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
3 2 (18.18%) C++ Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Project Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) IT Development Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Test Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) HTML
1 6 (54.55%) .NET
1 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
1 6 (54.55%) HTML5
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Document Management
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Test Scripting
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) Python
1 6 (54.55%) C++
1 6 (54.55%) Java
1 6 (54.55%) PHP
1 6 (54.55%) Golang
2 2 (18.18%) Progress 4GL
3 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) ISEB
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Orchard
2 1 (9.09%) HP