The table below looks at the statistics for OpenEdge skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenEdge over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress OpenEdge
Rank 818 913 983
Rank change year-on-year
+95 +70
Permanent jobs citing OpenEdge 91 52 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.091% 0.048% 0.025%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.44% 0.23% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 89 51 30
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £38,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +6.66%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Application Platforms Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
20551 22847 25356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 20.62% 21.14% 21.44%
Number of salaries quoted 17616 18989 21209
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OpenEdge
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing OpenEdge as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

OpenEdge Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

OpenEdge
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OpenEdge within the UK.

OpenEdge Salary Trend in the UK

OpenEdge
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OpenEdge over the 3 months to 28 May 2016 within the UK.

OpenEdge Salary Histogram in the UK

OpenEdge
Top 25 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenEdge within the UK over the 3 months to 28 May 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
England +87 91 £40,000 -5.88% 5
Yorkshire +41 35 £40,000 +23.07% 1
West Yorkshire +37 30 £40,000 +23.07% 1
Leeds - 29 £40,000 -
London +40 18 £45,000 +3.44%
West Midlands -6 13 £35,000 +2.18% 2
South East - 10 £38,750 -
Coventry +1 6 £35,000 -6.04%
Leicestershire +13 5 £35,000 -
East Midlands +11 5 £35,000 -
Birmingham -6 5 £35,000 +4.47% 2
Leicester - 5 £35,000 -
Sheffield - 5 £35,000 -
Swindon - 5 £35,000 -
Weybridge - 5 £42,500 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £35,000 -
Surrey - 5 £42,500 -
Wiltshire - 5 £35,000 -
South West - 5 £35,000 -
Home Counties - 5 £35,000 -
Bradford +8 2 £45,000 +38.46%
North West +19 1 - - 2
Midlands - 1 £42,500 -
Lancashire - 1 - - 2
Solihull - 1 £30,000 -

OpenEdge
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 May 2016, IT jobs citing OpenEdge also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for OpenEdge.

1 154 (97.47%) Progress
2 47 (29.75%) Line Management
2 47 (29.75%) Progress 4GL
3 38 (24.05%) HTML
4 35 (22.15%) JavaScript
5 24 (15.19%) OpenEdge ABL
6 23 (14.56%) .NET
6 23 (14.56%) Windows
7 21 (13.29%) Unix
7 21 (13.29%) Software Engineering
8 19 (12.03%) C#
9 16 (10.13%) Linux
9 16 (10.13%) Client/Server
10 14 (8.86%) jQuery
11 11 (6.96%) MVC
11 11 (6.96%) WebSpeed
11 11 (6.96%) N-Tier
11 11 (6.96%) C++
11 11 (6.96%) AngularJS
11 11 (6.96%) Kendo UI
12 10 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
13 9 (5.70%) MS Office
14 8 (5.06%) SQL Server
14 8 (5.06%) XML
14 8 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
15 7 (4.43%) SQL
15 7 (4.43%) MS Excel
15 7 (4.43%) Web Services
16 6 (3.80%) QA
17 5 (3.16%) Problem Management

OpenEdge
Top Related IT Skills 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 5 (3.16%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (5.70%) MS Office
2 7 (4.43%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.16%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (2.53%) RDBMS
2 4 (2.53%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.63%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (6.96%) WebSpeed
2 4 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (2.53%) Finance
2 3 (1.90%) Local Government
3 2 (1.27%) Billing
4 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 114 (72.15%) Developer
2 113 (71.52%) Progress Developer
3 79 (50.00%) OpenEdge Developer
4 40 (25.32%) Designer
5 19 (12.03%) Software Engineer
6 14 (8.86%) Analyst
6 14 (8.86%) Senior Developer
6 14 (8.86%) Senior Progress Developer
7 12 (7.59%) Analyst Programmer
7 12 (7.59%) OpenEdge Programmer
7 12 (7.59%) Programmer
7 12 (7.59%) Progress Analyst Programmer
7 12 (7.59%) Progress Programmer
8 8 (5.06%) Consultant
9 5 (3.16%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 5 (3.16%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Consultant
9 5 (3.16%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (3.16%) IT Consultant
9 5 (3.16%) IT Support
9 5 (3.16%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (24.05%) HTML
2 23 (14.56%) .NET
3 14 (8.86%) jQuery
4 11 (6.96%) AngularJS
4 11 (6.96%) Kendo UI
5 8 (5.06%) XML
6 7 (4.43%) Web Services
7 4 (2.53%) XHTML
8 3 (1.90%) SonicMQ
9 2 (1.27%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.63%) .NET Framework
10 1 (0.63%) COM
10 1 (0.63%) CSS
10 1 (0.63%) OLE
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.13%) Client/Server
2 11 (6.96%) N-Tier
3 10 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.16%) Driving Licence
5 4 (2.53%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.90%) Data Conversion
6 3 (1.90%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.27%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 23 (14.56%) Windows
2 21 (13.29%) Unix
3 16 (10.13%) Linux
4 5 (3.16%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (3.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (29.75%) Line Management
2 21 (13.29%) Software Engineering
3 11 (6.96%) MVC
4 8 (5.06%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (3.16%) ITIL
5 5 (3.16%) Problem Management
6 4 (2.53%) Data Modelling
6 4 (2.53%) Integration Testing
6 4 (2.53%) Multithreading
6 4 (2.53%) Release Management
6 4 (2.53%) Scrum
7 3 (1.90%) SDLC
7 3 (1.90%) Waterfall
8 2 (1.27%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (1.27%) ITIL V3
8 2 (1.27%) PRINCE2
8 2 (1.27%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (1.27%) Unit Testing
9 1 (0.63%) Business Continuity
9 1 (0.63%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 47 (29.75%) Progress 4GL
2 35 (22.15%) JavaScript
3 24 (15.19%) OpenEdge ABL
4 19 (12.03%) C#
5 11 (6.96%) C++
6 7 (4.43%) SQL
7 5 (3.16%) Java
8 1 (0.63%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.63%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (1.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.80%) QA
Vendors
1 154 (97.47%) Progress
2 5 (3.16%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.16%) Oracle
2 5 (3.16%) VMware
3 3 (1.90%) Capita
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