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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress
Rank 251 236 245
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +9
Permanent jobs citing Progress 2 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.027% 0.084% 0.040%
As % of the Vendors category 0.061% 0.19% 0.078%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 3
Average salary £62,000 £38,125 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+62.62% +17.30%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.93%
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
3302 3234 3857
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 44.99% 45.19% 51.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2565 2753 3348
Average salary £36,000 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.86% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Progress across the North West region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Progress Salary Histogram 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 20 August 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
(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 -6 1 £77,500 +129.62% 1
Lancashire - 1 £46,500 - 1
Progress
England

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
2 6 (54.55%) C++
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
2 6 (54.55%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) PHP
2 6 (54.55%) Python
2 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 6 (54.55%) Google
2 6 (54.55%) HTML5
2 6 (54.55%) Golang
3 2 (18.18%) Back Office
3 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) OpenEdge
3 2 (18.18%) Progress 4GL
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle
4 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
4 1 (9.09%) RPG
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
4 1 (9.09%) iSeries
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (9.09%) C#
4 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
4 1 (9.09%) RPG IV

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle 11i
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (54.55%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 8 (72.73%) Progress Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C++ Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C++/Java Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Software Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) IT Development Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Oracle Project Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Software Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Software Development Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
5 1 (9.09%) Senior Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Development Manager
5 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
2 6 (54.55%) HTML5
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) Data Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Waterfall
2 1 (9.09%) ERP
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) C++
1 6 (54.55%) Java
1 6 (54.55%) PHP
1 6 (54.55%) Python
1 6 (54.55%) Golang
2 2 (18.18%) Progress 4GL
3 1 (9.09%) RPG IV
3 1 (9.09%) C#
3 1 (9.09%) RPG
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Google
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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