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 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Progress OpenEdge
UK
Rank 821 875 929
Rank change year-on-year
+54 +54
Permanent jobs citing OpenEdge 22 69 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.068% 0.033%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.15% 0.36% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 22 68 33
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +8.43%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +12.50%

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
14580 19428 21345
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.59% 19.01% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 12172 16276 17856
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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 1 March 2017 within the UK.

OpenEdge Salary Histogram in the UK

OpenEdge
Top 17 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 1 March 2017. 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 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 +65 22 £45,000 - 3
Yorkshire +16 12 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire +13 11 £45,000 -
Bradford +8 11 £45,000 -
West Midlands +34 6 £37,500 -10.71% 1
Birmingham +14 4 £35,000 -17.64% 1
North West - 3 £37,500 - 1
Coventry +20 2 £72,500 +70.58%
Preston - 2 £37,500 -
Lancashire - 2 £37,500 - 1
South East +47 1 £30,000 -33.33%
North Yorkshire - 1 £42,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £30,000 -
Bolton - 1 £23,500 -
Harrogate - 1 £42,500 -
Manchester - 1 £23,500 -
Newbury - 1 £30,000 -

OpenEdge
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, 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 43 (76.79%) Progress
2 36 (64.29%) Line Management
3 10 (17.86%) .NET
4 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (12.50%) SQL
5 7 (12.50%) HTML
6 6 (10.71%) CSS
6 6 (10.71%) Oracle
6 6 (10.71%) Windows
6 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
7 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.93%) Degree
7 5 (8.93%) JSON
8 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
8 4 (7.14%) Unix
8 4 (7.14%) XML
8 4 (7.14%) Linux
8 4 (7.14%) Progress 4GL
8 4 (7.14%) WebSpeed
8 4 (7.14%) SDLC
9 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
9 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
9 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (5.36%) HTTP
9 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
9 3 (5.36%) ITIL
9 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
9 3 (5.36%) C#

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 3 (5.36%) IIS
2 2 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.79%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.79%) MS Office
3 1 (1.79%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.36%) MySQL
2 3 (5.36%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle BI Publisher
4 1 (1.79%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.14%) WebSpeed
2 3 (5.36%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (5.36%) JIRA
3 2 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (1.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (5.36%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 48 (85.71%) Developer
2 43 (76.79%) Progress Developer
3 16 (28.57%) OpenEdge Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Senior Developer
4 8 (14.29%) Senior Progress Developer
5 4 (7.14%) Analyst
5 4 (7.14%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.36%) Junior
6 3 (5.36%) Junior Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Agile Developer
7 2 (3.57%) Development Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Head of Development
7 2 (3.57%) Support Officer
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Support
7 2 (3.57%) Technical Support Officer
8 1 (1.79%) .NET Developer
8 1 (1.79%) Applications Support
8 1 (1.79%) Applications Support Analyst
8 1 (1.79%) C# Developer
8 1 (1.79%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.86%) .NET
2 7 (12.50%) HTML
3 6 (10.71%) CSS
4 5 (8.93%) JSON
5 4 (7.14%) XML
6 3 (5.36%) SOAP
6 3 (5.36%) Web Services
7 2 (3.57%) HTML5
7 2 (3.57%) JMS
8 1 (1.79%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.79%) ADO.NET
8 1 (1.79%) Apache Flex
8 1 (1.79%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.79%) EDI
8 1 (1.79%) EDIFACT
8 1 (1.79%) LINQ
8 1 (1.79%) ODBC
8 1 (1.79%) RESTful
8 1 (1.79%) SonicMQ
8 1 (1.79%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (5.36%) Replication
3 1 (1.79%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.79%) TRADACOMS
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Windows
2 4 (7.14%) Linux
2 4 (7.14%) Unix
3 3 (5.36%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.57%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.57%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.79%) AIX
5 1 (1.79%) Android
5 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (64.29%) Line Management
2 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (7.14%) SDLC
5 3 (5.36%) ITIL
5 3 (5.36%) PRINCE2
5 3 (5.36%) Release Management
5 3 (5.36%) Scrum
5 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
6 2 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.57%) DevOps
6 2 (3.57%) Information Security
6 2 (3.57%) OO
6 2 (3.57%) Performance Management
6 2 (3.57%) Scorecard
6 2 (3.57%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.57%) Test Automation
7 1 (1.79%) Business Process Improvement
7 1 (1.79%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.50%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
3 4 (7.14%) Progress 4GL
4 3 (5.36%) C#
5 2 (3.57%) OpenEdge ABL
6 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.79%) Java
6 1 (1.79%) Python
6 1 (1.79%) Ruby
6 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) COBIT
1 2 (3.57%) QA
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.79%) Veritas Volume Manager
Vendors
1 43 (76.79%) Progress
2 6 (10.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.71%) Oracle
3 1 (1.79%) Citrix
3 1 (1.79%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.79%) SAP
3 1 (1.79%) Siebel
3 1 (1.79%) Veritas
3 1 (1.79%) VMware
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