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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Progress Software Corporation.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Progress
England / North West
Rank 245 224 252
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +28
Permanent jobs citing Progress 1 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.017% 0.13% 0.058%
As % of the Vendors category 0.039% 0.31% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 2
Median salary £37,500 £52,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +40.00%
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%

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
2587 2260 3027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 43.46% 40.63% 43.93%
Number of salaries quoted 2116 1880 2589
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,913 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Progress as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, IT jobs citing Progress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Progress.

1 3 (42.86%) .NET
1 3 (42.86%) OpenEdge
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (42.86%) Virtual Team
2 2 (28.57%) JSON
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
2 2 (28.57%) Progress 4GL
2 2 (28.57%) JMS
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) XML
2 2 (28.57%) Unix
2 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) VoIP
3 1 (14.29%) Wireless
3 1 (14.29%) Cisco
3 1 (14.29%) HP
3 1 (14.29%) Avaya
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Aruba

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (42.86%) OpenEdge
Business Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Subversion
General
1 3 (42.86%) Retail
2 2 (28.57%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) OpenEdge Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Progress Developer
2 2 (28.57%) IT Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Services Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Service Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) JMS
2 2 (28.57%) JSON
2 2 (28.57%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Virtual Team
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Coaching
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Progress 4GL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Aruba
2 1 (14.29%) Avaya
2 1 (14.29%) BroadSoft
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) Mitel
2 1 (14.29%) Ruckus Wireless