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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress
Rank 427 416 413
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs citing Progress 11 11 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.051% 0.052% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.100% 0.11% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 32
Average salary £41,500 £42,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.19% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £29,200 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £57,500 £54,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
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
11017 10324 10919
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 51.14% 48.75% 47.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8584 8126 9288
Average salary £42,500 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 2014.

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 24 December 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
Buckinghamshire +4 6 - -
Surrey -3 2 £39,500 -
West Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
Berkshire +8 1 £65,000 -
Progress
England

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 15 (46.88%) 3G
1 15 (46.88%) Telecoms
1 15 (46.88%) 2G
1 15 (46.88%) 4G
2 9 (28.13%) Progress 4GL
2 9 (28.13%) Finance
3 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 7 (21.88%) Windows
5 5 (15.63%) OpenEdge
5 5 (15.63%) Degree
5 5 (15.63%) Coaching
6 4 (12.50%) Project Management
6 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
7 3 (9.38%) Scrum
7 3 (9.38%) Velocity
7 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.25%) Java
8 2 (6.25%) .NET
8 2 (6.25%) DSDM
8 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
8 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
8 2 (6.25%) BT
8 2 (6.25%) Kanban
8 2 (6.25%) LTE
8 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (3.13%) C#
9 1 (3.13%) SQL
9 1 (3.13%) J2EE
9 1 (3.13%) SQL Server

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 5 (15.63%) OpenEdge
2 1 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (3.13%) Mingle
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (46.88%) 3G
1 15 (46.88%) 2G
1 15 (46.88%) 4G
2 2 (6.25%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
1 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
1 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) JIRA
1 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 15 (46.88%) Telecoms
2 9 (28.13%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Law
3 1 (3.13%) Retail
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Delivery Manager
2 7 (21.88%) Developer
2 7 (21.88%) Senior Manager
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Progress Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Applications Support
4 4 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Support Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Developer Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Trainee Programmer
5 3 (9.38%) Trainee
5 3 (9.38%) ScrumMaster
5 3 (9.38%) Programmer
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.13%) 1st Line Support
6 1 (3.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (9.38%) Velocity
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) J2EE
3 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
3 1 (3.13%) CSS
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.13%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 5 (15.63%) Coaching
3 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (9.38%) Scrum
4 3 (9.38%) Mentoring
5 2 (6.25%) Kanban
5 2 (6.25%) DSDM
6 1 (3.13%) CRM
6 1 (3.13%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.13%) ERP
6 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.13%) Workflow
6 1 (3.13%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.13%) UML
6 1 (3.13%) Unified Process
6 1 (3.13%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.13%) Business Analysis
6 1 (3.13%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (28.13%) Progress 4GL
2 2 (6.25%) Java
3 1 (3.13%) SQL
3 1 (3.13%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (15.63%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) BT
3 1 (3.13%) NEC