The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 3 August 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 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress
Rank 241 232 213
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -19
Permanent jobs citing Progress 3 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.051% 0.049% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.12% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 8
Average salary £42,500 £38,100 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.54% +58.75%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -
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 West region.

Vendors Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2566 2602 2334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 43.86% 42.21% 44.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2112 2079 1948
Average salary £39,000 £37,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.40% -1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Progress
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Progress Salary Trend in the South West

Progress
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the South West region over the 3 months to 3 August 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
Wiltshire - 3 £42,500 -
Progress
England

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 (80.00%) C
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
2 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
2 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (60.00%) People Management
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
4 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
4 1 (20.00%) Android
4 1 (20.00%) iPhone
4 1 (20.00%) OpenUP
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) iPad

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs across the South 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 1 (20.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 1 (20.00%) MS Office
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (60.00%) Wireshark
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (60.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Team Leader
1 3 (60.00%) Software Team Leader
1 3 (60.00%) Test Team Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Service Desk Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) iOS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior iOS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
1 1 (20.00%) XML
1 1 (20.00%) JSON
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (60.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (20.00%) iPhone
2 1 (20.00%) iPad
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Mac OS X
3 1 (20.00%) Android
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (20.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows 8
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Test Scripting
2 3 (60.00%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (60.00%) People Management
3 1 (20.00%) OpenUP
3 1 (20.00%) Memory Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL V3
3 1 (20.00%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (20.00%) iOS Development
3 1 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) OO
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Objective-C
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) ISTQB
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
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