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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress OpenEdge
Rank 832 910 952
Rank change year-on-year
+78 +42
Permanent jobs citing OpenEdge 86 65 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.059% 0.035%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.48% 0.31% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 75 57 31
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £35,250
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +20.56%

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
17847 20770 23912
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.22% 18.93% 20.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15175 17211 19631
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 29 July 2016 within the UK.

OpenEdge Salary Histogram in the UK

OpenEdge
Top 30 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 29 July 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 +64 85 £40,000 -5.88% 5
West Midlands +6 20 £35,000 - 2
Yorkshire +47 17 £40,000 +32.23%
Birmingham +5 16 £40,000 +14.28% 2
London +47 15 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Midlands - 14 £42,500 -
West Yorkshire +30 11 £45,000 +26.76%
Leeds +29 10 £40,000 +12.67%
South East +12 7 £37,000 -17.77%
Sheffield +26 6 £35,000 +40.00%
North West +16 6 £40,000 +11.20%
South Yorkshire +13 6 £35,000 +40.00%
Lancashire - 6 £40,000 -
Coventry +1 3 £35,000 -
Leicester - 3 £35,000 -
Leicestershire - 3 £35,000 -
Swindon - 3 £35,000 -
South West - 3 £35,000 -
Wiltshire - 3 £35,000 -
East Midlands - 3 £35,000 -
Home Counties - 3 £35,000 -
Berkshire 0 2 £37,000 -12.94%
Bradford - 2 £45,000 -
Chorley - 1 £40,000 -
Banbury - 1 £40,000 -
Newbury - 1 £37,000 -
Reading - 1 £37,000 -
Weybridge - 1 £42,500 -
Solihull - 1 £35,000 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £40,000 -

OpenEdge
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 156 (95.12%) Progress
2 55 (33.54%) Line Management
3 51 (31.10%) Progress 4GL
4 41 (25.00%) HTML
5 35 (21.34%) JavaScript
6 23 (14.02%) WebSpeed
7 22 (13.41%) MS Office
7 22 (13.41%) MS Excel
8 21 (12.80%) XML
9 20 (12.20%) Client/Server
9 20 (12.20%) Microsoft
10 18 (10.98%) Software Engineering
11 17 (10.37%) XHTML
11 17 (10.37%) CSS
12 14 (8.54%) OpenEdge ABL
12 14 (8.54%) OLE
12 14 (8.54%) COM
12 14 (8.54%) Windows
13 13 (7.93%) .NET
13 13 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
14 12 (7.32%) SQL Server
14 12 (7.32%) Unix
15 10 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
16 9 (5.49%) ITIL
16 9 (5.49%) SQL
16 9 (5.49%) C#
16 9 (5.49%) Scrum
17 7 (4.27%) Web Services
17 7 (4.27%) Linux
18 6 (3.66%) Business Intelligence

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 (3.05%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (13.41%) MS Excel
1 22 (13.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.61%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.05%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.66%) RDBMS
2 6 (3.66%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.61%) GIS
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 23 (14.02%) WebSpeed
2 4 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.22%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.22%) JIRA
3 2 (1.22%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (1.22%) Subversion
General
1 5 (3.05%) Local Government
2 4 (2.44%) Finance
3 3 (1.83%) Billing
4 1 (0.61%) Advertising
4 1 (0.61%) Legal
4 1 (0.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 131 (79.88%) Developer
2 130 (79.27%) Progress Developer
3 65 (39.63%) OpenEdge Developer
4 40 (24.39%) Designer
5 20 (12.20%) Senior Developer
5 20 (12.20%) Senior Progress Developer
6 15 (9.15%) Progress 4GL Developer
6 15 (9.15%) Software Engineer
7 8 (4.88%) Consultant
8 6 (3.66%) Analyst
9 5 (3.05%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 5 (3.05%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Consultant
9 5 (3.05%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (3.05%) Applications Support
9 5 (3.05%) Business Intelligence Analyst
9 5 (3.05%) IT Consultant
9 5 (3.05%) IT Support
9 5 (3.05%) Support Consultant
10 3 (1.83%) Applications Support Engineer
10 3 (1.83%) Web Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (25.00%) HTML
2 21 (12.80%) XML
3 17 (10.37%) CSS
3 17 (10.37%) XHTML
4 14 (8.54%) COM
4 14 (8.54%) OLE
5 13 (7.93%) .NET
6 7 (4.27%) Web Services
7 5 (3.05%) jQuery
8 3 (1.83%) SonicMQ
9 2 (1.22%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.22%) Kendo UI
10 1 (0.61%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.61%) CSS3
10 1 (0.61%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 20 (12.20%) Client/Server
2 13 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.05%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.83%) Data Conversion
5 3 (1.83%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.22%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.22%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.22%) User Experience
7 1 (0.61%) FMCG
7 1 (0.61%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.54%) Windows
2 12 (7.32%) Unix
3 7 (4.27%) Linux
4 5 (3.05%) Windows 2000 Server
4 5 (3.05%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (33.54%) Line Management
2 18 (10.98%) Software Engineering
3 10 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (5.49%) ITIL
4 9 (5.49%) Scrum
5 6 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (3.66%) PRINCE2
6 5 (3.05%) Change Management
6 5 (3.05%) ITIL V3
6 5 (3.05%) Problem Management
7 4 (2.44%) Data Modelling
7 4 (2.44%) Integration Testing
7 4 (2.44%) Multithreading
7 4 (2.44%) Release Management
8 3 (1.83%) Incident Management
8 3 (1.83%) ITSM
8 3 (1.83%) Service Management
8 3 (1.83%) Waterfall
8 3 (1.83%) Web Application Development
8 3 (1.83%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (31.10%) Progress 4GL
2 35 (21.34%) JavaScript
3 14 (8.54%) OpenEdge ABL
4 9 (5.49%) C#
4 9 (5.49%) SQL
5 5 (3.05%) Java
6 2 (1.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (3.66%) Degree
2 1 (0.61%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.61%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.66%) QA
2 3 (1.83%) SLA
Vendors
1 156 (95.12%) Progress
2 20 (12.20%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.66%) Oracle
4 5 (3.05%) VMware
5 3 (1.83%) Capita
6 1 (0.61%) ESRI
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