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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress
Rank 401 448 437
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -11
Permanent jobs citing Progress 32 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.15% 0.030% 0.054%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.062% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 32 4 11
Average salary £41,250 £47,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.15% -13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £41,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
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
10617 11287 11356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.19% 48.79% 50.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8401 8972 9314
Average salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.70% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 3 June 2015.

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 3 June 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
West Sussex - 15 £28,500 -
Berkshire +9 11 £55,000 - 2
Buckinghamshire -8 4 £38,750 -22.50%
Oxfordshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
Progress
England

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 27 (56.25%) Degree
2 17 (35.42%) SQL
3 15 (31.25%) SDLC
4 13 (27.08%) Software Engineering
5 12 (25.00%) PRINCE2
6 11 (22.92%) Windows
6 11 (22.92%) Linux
7 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
7 10 (20.83%) ITIL
7 10 (20.83%) C++
7 10 (20.83%) .NET
7 10 (20.83%) Configuration Management
7 10 (20.83%) Firmware
7 10 (20.83%) Validation
7 10 (20.83%) Mathematics
8 9 (18.75%) Finance
8 9 (18.75%) Project Management
9 8 (16.67%) BusinessWare
9 8 (16.67%) webMethods
9 8 (16.67%) Vitria
9 8 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 8 (16.67%) ETL
9 8 (16.67%) Ab Initio
9 8 (16.67%) Change Management
9 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
9 8 (16.67%) Banking
9 8 (16.67%) Retail
9 8 (16.67%) Data Management
9 8 (16.67%) Data Mapping
10 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 6 (12.50%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 4 (8.33%) MS Project
1 4 (8.33%) AutoCAD
1 4 (8.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (16.67%) BusinessWare
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.50%) LAN
1 6 (12.50%) WAN
1 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.33%) SAN
2 4 (8.33%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.42%) MS Access
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle Database
4 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 3 (6.25%) NoSQL
4 3 (6.25%) CouchDB
5 2 (4.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Subversion
1 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio
2 4 (8.33%) QuickTest Pro
2 4 (8.33%) Selenium
3 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 9 (18.75%) Finance
2 8 (16.67%) Banking
2 8 (16.67%) Retail
3 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
3 7 (14.58%) Aerospace
4 4 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Analyst
1 12 (25.00%) Software Engineer
2 11 (22.92%) Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 8 (16.67%) Technical Manager
4 5 (10.42%) Architect
4 5 (10.42%) Junior
4 5 (10.42%) Graduate
5 4 (8.33%) Business Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Analyst Programmer
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Architect
5 4 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
5 4 (8.33%) Programmer
5 4 (8.33%) Senior Programmer
5 4 (8.33%) Banking Business Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) Quality Analyst
6 3 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.83%) .NET
2 6 (12.50%) DirectX
3 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (6.25%) jQuery
5 1 (2.08%) J2EE
5 1 (2.08%) Web Services
5 1 (2.08%) XML
5 1 (2.08%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.83%) Mathematics
2 8 (16.67%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 3 (6.25%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.08%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Windows
1 11 (22.92%) Linux
2 7 (14.58%) VxWorks
3 3 (6.25%) Windows 7
3 3 (6.25%) UNIX
4 1 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) SDLC
2 13 (27.08%) Software Engineering
3 12 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 10 (20.83%) ITIL
4 10 (20.83%) Configuration Management
4 10 (20.83%) Validation
5 9 (18.75%) Project Management
6 8 (16.67%) ETL
6 8 (16.67%) Change Management
6 8 (16.67%) Data Management
6 8 (16.67%) Data Mapping
7 7 (14.58%) Unit Testing
7 7 (14.58%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.33%) UML
8 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (8.33%) Regression Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Business Analysis
8 4 (8.33%) Integration Testing
8 4 (8.33%) Test Management
8 4 (8.33%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) SQL
2 10 (20.83%) C++
3 7 (14.58%) Progress 4GL
3 7 (14.58%) Assembly Language
4 5 (10.42%) VB.NET
4 5 (10.42%) VBA
5 4 (8.33%) C
5 4 (8.33%) C#
5 4 (8.33%) JavaScript
6 3 (6.25%) Ruby
6 3 (6.25%) MATLAB
6 3 (6.25%) Python
7 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (56.25%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) MCSE
2 4 (8.33%) HND
2 4 (8.33%) CCNA
2 4 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 10 (20.83%) Firmware
2 2 (4.17%) vSphere
2 2 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (16.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 8 (16.67%) webMethods
1 8 (16.67%) Vitria
1 8 (16.67%) Ab Initio
2 5 (10.42%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.33%) Oracle
3 4 (8.33%) Sony
4 2 (4.17%) VMware