The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 30 April 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.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress
Rank 408 438 467
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +29
Permanent jobs citing Progress 43 37 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.22% 0.17% 0.034%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.34% 0.071%
Number of salaries quoted 42 37 5
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £57,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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 South East region.

Vendors Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
9626 10824 11334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 49.82% 50.69% 47.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8046 8495 8893
Average salary £44,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Progress
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Progress Salary Trend in the South East

Progress
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Progress across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

Progress Salary Histogram in the South East

Progress
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the South East region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
West Sussex +2 23 £40,000 +40.35%
Kent +1 10 £25,000 - 1
Surrey - 5 £42,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire +19 3 £45,000 +20.00%
Home Counties - 2 £35,000 -
Berkshire +3 1 - -
Progress
England

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 44 (52.38%) Linux
2 42 (50.00%) Windows
3 39 (46.43%) C++
4 38 (45.24%) Software Engineering
5 36 (42.86%) Degree
6 35 (41.67%) Validation
7 33 (39.29%) Aerospace
8 31 (36.90%) SDLC
9 27 (32.14%) C#
9 27 (32.14%) .NET
10 26 (30.95%) C
11 25 (29.76%) Configuration Management
12 23 (27.38%) OpenEdge
12 23 (27.38%) Requirements Analysis
12 23 (27.38%) Data Analysis
13 22 (26.19%) Subversion
13 22 (26.19%) Progress 4GL
14 21 (25.00%) JavaScript
14 21 (25.00%) MVC
14 21 (25.00%) jQuery
14 21 (25.00%) OpenEdge ABL
15 20 (23.81%) Computer Science
16 19 (22.62%) Unix
17 16 (19.05%) AngularJS
17 16 (19.05%) TCP/IP
17 16 (19.05%) HTML
18 15 (17.86%) N-Tier
18 15 (17.86%) Client/Server
18 15 (17.86%) Mathematics
18 15 (17.86%) Kendo UI

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the South East 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 23 (27.38%) OpenEdge
2 4 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Simulink
2 6 (7.14%) MS Excel
3 4 (4.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.19%) SAP CO
1 1 (1.19%) SAP FI
1 1 (1.19%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (19.05%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.71%) CouchDB
1 9 (10.71%) MongoDB
1 9 (10.71%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.38%) Big Data
3 2 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 22 (26.19%) Subversion
2 14 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 13 (15.48%) Visual Studio
4 8 (9.52%) Mercurial
5 5 (5.95%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.38%) WebSpeed
General
1 33 (39.29%) Aerospace
2 14 (16.67%) Avionics
3 1 (1.19%) Billing
3 1 (1.19%) Finance
3 1 (1.19%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.19%) Retail
Job Titles
1 32 (38.10%) Developer
2 30 (35.71%) Software Engineer
3 17 (20.24%) OpenEdge Developer
3 17 (20.24%) Progress Developer
4 16 (19.05%) Senior Developer
5 15 (17.86%) Senior Progress Developer
6 10 (11.90%) Graduate
6 10 (11.90%) Graduate Developer
6 10 (11.90%) Graduate Software Developer
6 10 (11.90%) Software Developer
7 6 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) .NET Software Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) C# Software Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Consultant
8 5 (5.95%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Senior C# Software Engineer
9 4 (4.76%) 3rd Line Support
9 4 (4.76%) IT Consultant
9 4 (4.76%) Software Team Leader
9 4 (4.76%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.14%) .NET
2 21 (25.00%) jQuery
3 16 (19.05%) AngularJS
3 16 (19.05%) HTML
4 15 (17.86%) Kendo UI
5 14 (16.67%) MFC
6 13 (15.48%) DirectX
6 13 (15.48%) OpenGL
7 6 (7.14%) ASP.NET
8 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (1.19%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (1.19%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (1.19%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 20 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 15 (17.86%) Client/Server
2 15 (17.86%) Mathematics
2 15 (17.86%) N-Tier
3 11 (13.10%) Algorithms
4 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.38%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 44 (52.38%) Linux
2 42 (50.00%) Windows
3 19 (22.62%) Unix
4 13 (15.48%) VxWorks
5 9 (10.71%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.76%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (4.76%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (45.24%) Software Engineering
2 35 (41.67%) Validation
3 31 (36.90%) SDLC
4 25 (29.76%) Configuration Management
5 23 (27.38%) Data Analysis
5 23 (27.38%) Requirements Analysis
6 21 (25.00%) MVC
7 13 (15.48%) Mentoring
8 11 (13.10%) Image Processing
8 11 (13.10%) Logistics
9 10 (11.90%) OO
9 10 (11.90%) TDD
10 9 (10.71%) OOD
11 7 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (8.33%) Unit Testing
12 5 (5.95%) Computer Architecture
13 3 (3.57%) Business Continuity
13 3 (3.57%) E-Commerce
14 2 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
14 2 (2.38%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 39 (46.43%) C++
2 27 (32.14%) C#
3 26 (30.95%) C
4 22 (26.19%) Progress 4GL
5 21 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 21 (25.00%) OpenEdge ABL
6 13 (15.48%) Assembly Language
7 10 (11.90%) SQL
8 9 (10.71%) MATLAB
9 7 (8.33%) Python
9 7 (8.33%) Ruby
10 2 (2.38%) VBScript
11 1 (1.19%) Java
11 1 (1.19%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.19%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (42.86%) Degree
2 2 (2.38%) PhD
3 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) AICPA
System Software
1 5 (5.95%) Firmware
2 2 (2.38%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (15.48%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (1.19%) CA
3 1 (1.19%) SAP
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