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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress
Rank 234 254 230
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -24
Permanent jobs citing Progress 5 3 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.096% 0.050% 0.064%
As % of the Vendors category 0.21% 0.11% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 4
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £38,100
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +11.54%
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £42,500 £39,050
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +8.83%
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
2405 2702 2608
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 46.16% 44.83% 42.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1985 2167 2105
Median salary £37,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,850 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.55% +4.62%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of job ads across the South West region citing Progress as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the South West region over the 3 months to 30 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wiltshire +19 5 £35,000 -17.64%
Progress
England

Progress
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, 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 South West region with a requirement for Progress.

1 8 (61.54%) VBScript
1 8 (61.54%) MS Office
1 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
1 8 (61.54%) VoIP
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
1 8 (61.54%) Citrix
1 8 (61.54%) SAN
1 8 (61.54%) VMware
1 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
1 8 (61.54%) Veeam
1 8 (61.54%) Performance Improvement
1 8 (61.54%) Driving Licence
2 5 (38.46%) OpenEdge

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in the South 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 8 (61.54%) MS Exchange
2 5 (38.46%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 8 (61.54%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 8 (61.54%) SAN
1 8 (61.54%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Infrastructure Technician
2 6 (46.15%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 6 (46.15%) 3rd Line Support
2 6 (46.15%) 3rd Line Support Technician
2 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Support
2 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Support Technician
2 6 (46.15%) IT Technician
2 6 (46.15%) Support Technician
3 5 (38.46%) Designer
3 5 (38.46%) Developer
3 5 (38.46%) OpenEdge Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Progress Developer
4 4 (30.77%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
4 4 (30.77%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
4 4 (30.77%) IT Support
4 4 (30.77%) IT Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 8 (61.54%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Performance Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) PowerShell
1 8 (61.54%) VBScript
System Software
1 8 (61.54%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Citrix
1 8 (61.54%) Veeam
1 8 (61.54%) VMware