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 5 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress
Rank 239 239 256
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Permanent jobs citing Progress 3 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.044% 0.046% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.10% 0.030%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
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
2962 2947 3352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.80% 44.77% 47.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2445 2380 2739
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 March 2015. 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
Cheshire -13 3 - -
Progress
England

Progress
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 4 (50.00%) SQL
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 3 (37.50%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) OpenEdge
3 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) Data Management
3 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Orchard
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Document Management
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
4 1 (12.50%) Mitel
4 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
4 1 (12.50%) EDIFACT
4 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
4 1 (12.50%) SOAP
4 1 (12.50%) VB

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 2015, 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 (25.00%) OpenEdge
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (37.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
1 4 (50.00%) Progress Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Applications Support
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Progress Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support
4 1 (12.50%) IT Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Support Technician
4 1 (12.50%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) EDIFACT
2 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (37.50%) Project Management
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) Data Management
2 2 (25.00%) Business Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) Document Management
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) Java
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) VB
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Orchard
1 1 (12.50%) Mitel