The table below looks at the statistics for OpenEdge skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenEdge over the 3 months to 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress OpenEdge
Rank 866 846 852
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +6
Permanent jobs citing OpenEdge 43 50 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.045% 0.048%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.18% 0.21% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 24 44 53
Average salary £34,500 £38,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.21% +2.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £31,550
10% offered a salary of more than £43,950 £45,000 £44,500
UK excluding London average salary £34,000 £35,000 £33,000
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%

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
24112 23280 23469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 21.20% 21.03% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 20266 19464 20375
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

OpenEdge
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OpenEdge within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 25 November 2014 within the UK.

OpenEdge Salary Histogram in the UK

OpenEdge
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenEdge within the UK over the 3 months to 25 November 2014. 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
England +1 43 £34,500 -9.21% 2
East of England - 24 £37,000 -
Hertfordshire - 23 £37,000 -
South East +4 10 £33,500 -10.66% 1
Oxfordshire - 8 £33,500 - 1
Yorkshire -38 3 £38,500 +40.00%
London +14 2 £50,000 +15.60% 1
Staffordshire 0 2 £28,000 -30.00%
West Midlands -7 2 £28,000 -30.00%
North West -9 2 £34,500 -
Surrey - 2 £41,500 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £41,750 -
Manchester - 2 £34,500 -
Bolton - 2 £34,500 -
North Yorkshire +3 1 £35,000 +27.27%
York - 1 £35,000 -
Bradford - 1 £38,500 -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 - -
Leeds - 1 £45,000 -
Suffolk - 1 - -

OpenEdge
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing OpenEdge 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 OpenEdge.

1 45 (59.21%) SQL Server
2 44 (57.89%) SQL
3 40 (52.63%) Windows
4 36 (47.37%) Data Warehouse
4 36 (47.37%) ITIL
4 36 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 26 (34.21%) Progress
6 25 (32.89%) WebSphere
6 25 (32.89%) IBM
6 25 (32.89%) WebSphere Application Server
6 25 (32.89%) Oracle
7 23 (30.26%) Degree
8 21 (27.63%) Progress 4GL
9 18 (23.68%) .NET
10 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
11 12 (15.79%) WebSpeed
11 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
12 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (14.47%) MCTS
13 10 (13.16%) Scrum
14 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET
14 9 (11.84%) Release Management
15 8 (10.53%) Data Architecture
15 8 (10.53%) Relational Database
15 8 (10.53%) DevOps
15 8 (10.53%) MySQL
15 8 (10.53%) RDBMS
15 8 (10.53%) Data Modelling
16 6 (7.89%) XML

OpenEdge
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing OpenEdge 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 OpenEdge. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 25 (32.89%) WebSphere Application Server
1 25 (32.89%) WebSphere
2 4 (5.26%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.63%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (2.63%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.63%) Epicor Vantage
2 1 (1.32%) Visualfiles
2 1 (1.32%) Magento
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (59.21%) SQL Server
2 36 (47.37%) Data Warehouse
2 36 (47.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (10.53%) RDBMS
3 8 (10.53%) MySQL
3 8 (10.53%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.32%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 12 (15.79%) WebSpeed
2 4 (5.26%) Subversion
2 4 (5.26%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.32%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (1.32%) Law
1 1 (1.32%) Legal
Job Titles
1 44 (57.89%) DBA
2 36 (47.37%) SQL DBA
3 29 (38.16%) Developer
4 26 (34.21%) Progress Developer
5 23 (30.26%) Junior DBA
5 23 (30.26%) Junior
5 23 (30.26%) Applications Support
6 16 (21.05%) Applications Specialist
6 16 (21.05%) Support Specialist
6 16 (21.05%) Server Support
6 16 (21.05%) Server Specialist
6 16 (21.05%) Applications Support Specialist
6 16 (21.05%) Server Support Specialist
6 16 (21.05%) SQL Server DBA
6 16 (21.05%) Junior SQL Server DBA
7 14 (18.42%) Administrator
8 5 (6.58%) Analyst
9 4 (5.26%) Programmer
10 3 (3.95%) Support Analyst
10 3 (3.95%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.68%) .NET
2 9 (11.84%) ASP.NET
3 6 (7.89%) XML
4 2 (2.63%) EDI
4 2 (2.63%) HTML
4 2 (2.63%) Web Services
5 1 (1.32%) CSS
5 1 (1.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.63%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 40 (52.63%) Windows
2 1 (1.32%) Linux
2 1 (1.32%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (47.37%) ITIL
2 13 (17.11%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
4 10 (13.16%) Scrum
5 9 (11.84%) Release Management
6 8 (10.53%) Data Modelling
6 8 (10.53%) DevOps
6 8 (10.53%) Data Architecture
7 4 (5.26%) Pair Programming
8 3 (3.95%) ERP
9 2 (2.63%) Web Design
9 2 (2.63%) Data Management
9 2 (2.63%) Business Analysis
10 1 (1.32%) Web Development
10 1 (1.32%) Investment Management
10 1 (1.32%) Information Management
10 1 (1.32%) Software Engineering
10 1 (1.32%) RDF
10 1 (1.32%) Disaster Recovery
10 1 (1.32%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 44 (57.89%) SQL
2 21 (27.63%) Progress 4GL
3 3 (3.95%) C#
3 3 (3.95%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.95%) PHP
4 2 (2.63%) Java
4 2 (2.63%) T-SQL
4 2 (2.63%) VB
4 2 (2.63%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 23 (30.26%) Degree
2 11 (14.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (14.47%) MCTS
System Software
1 1 (1.32%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (34.21%) Progress
2 25 (32.89%) IBM
2 25 (32.89%) Oracle
3 12 (15.79%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.63%) Epicor
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