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 23 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress OpenEdge
Rank 855 904 959
Rank change year-on-year
+49 +55
Permanent jobs citing OpenEdge 65 60 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.066% 0.055% 0.031%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.36% 0.30% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 53 52 26
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -1.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £34,550 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +18.05%

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
17858 20052 23342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.18% 18.50% 20.21%
Number of salaries quoted 15248 16591 18888
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £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 23 August 2016 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenEdge within the UK over the 3 months to 23 August 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
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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 +32 61 £42,500 - 4
West Midlands +10 18 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Birmingham -8 16 £40,000 +14.28% 1
London +32 14 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Midlands - 14 £42,500 -
Yorkshire +39 6 £40,000 +32.23%
North West +12 6 £40,000 +10.46%
Lancashire - 6 £40,000 -
Sheffield +20 5 £38,750 +55.00%
South Yorkshire +11 5 £38,750 +55.00%
South East +15 3 £37,000 -17.77%
Berkshire +6 2 £37,000 -12.94%
Leeds +23 1 £45,000 +26.76%
West Yorkshire +21 1 £45,000 +26.76%
Oxfordshire -4 1 £40,000 +19.40%
Banbury - 1 £40,000 -
Chorley - 1 £40,000 -
Solihull - 1 £35,000 -
Newbury - 1 £37,000 -
Reading - 1 £37,000 -

OpenEdge
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 August 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.

1 147 (91.88%) Progress
2 56 (35.00%) Line Management
3 45 (28.13%) Progress 4GL
4 39 (24.38%) HTML
5 31 (19.38%) JavaScript
6 22 (13.75%) MS Office
6 22 (13.75%) MS Excel
6 22 (13.75%) WebSpeed
7 21 (13.13%) XML
8 20 (12.50%) Microsoft
9 19 (11.88%) CSS
10 18 (11.25%) Client/Server
11 17 (10.63%) XHTML
12 15 (9.38%) SQL Server
12 15 (9.38%) Software Engineering
13 14 (8.75%) COM
13 14 (8.75%) OLE
14 13 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
15 10 (6.25%) OpenEdge ABL
15 10 (6.25%) Scrum
16 9 (5.63%) ITIL
16 9 (5.63%) PRINCE2
16 9 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (5.63%) Windows
16 9 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
17 8 (5.00%) .NET
17 8 (5.00%) Change Management
18 7 (4.38%) Unix
18 7 (4.38%) Web Services
19 6 (3.75%) RDBMS

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 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 22 (13.75%) MS Excel
1 22 (13.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (3.75%) RDBMS
2 6 (3.75%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.50%) GIS
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (13.75%) WebSpeed
2 4 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (1.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.25%) JIRA
3 2 (1.25%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (1.25%) Subversion
General
1 5 (3.13%) Billing
1 5 (3.13%) Local Government
2 4 (2.50%) Advertising
2 4 (2.50%) Finance
2 4 (2.50%) Retail
3 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 129 (80.63%) Developer
2 127 (79.38%) Progress Developer
3 60 (37.50%) OpenEdge Developer
4 40 (25.00%) Designer
5 22 (13.75%) Senior Developer
5 22 (13.75%) Senior Progress Developer
6 15 (9.38%) Progress 4GL Developer
7 13 (8.13%) Software Engineer
8 8 (5.00%) Consultant
9 6 (3.75%) Analyst
10 5 (3.13%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 5 (3.13%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Consultant
10 5 (3.13%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (3.13%) Applications Developer
10 5 (3.13%) Applications Support
10 5 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Analyst
10 5 (3.13%) IT Consultant
10 5 (3.13%) IT Support
10 5 (3.13%) Support Consultant
11 4 (2.50%) CRM Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (24.38%) HTML
2 21 (13.13%) XML
3 19 (11.88%) CSS
4 17 (10.63%) XHTML
5 14 (8.75%) COM
5 14 (8.75%) OLE
6 8 (5.00%) .NET
7 7 (4.38%) Web Services
8 3 (1.88%) jQuery
9 2 (1.25%) SonicMQ
10 1 (0.63%) ASP.NET
10 1 (0.63%) CSS3
10 1 (0.63%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 18 (11.25%) Client/Server
2 13 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.50%) Driving Licence
3 4 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.50%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.50%) User Experience
4 3 (1.88%) Data Conversion
4 3 (1.88%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.63%) FMCG
5 1 (0.63%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (5.63%) Windows
2 7 (4.38%) Unix
3 5 (3.13%) Linux
3 5 (3.13%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (35.00%) Line Management
2 15 (9.38%) Software Engineering
3 10 (6.25%) Scrum
4 9 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (5.63%) Business Intelligence
4 9 (5.63%) ITIL
4 9 (5.63%) PRINCE2
5 8 (5.00%) Change Management
6 5 (3.13%) ERP
6 5 (3.13%) ITIL V3
6 5 (3.13%) Web Application Development
7 4 (2.50%) CRM
7 4 (2.50%) Data Modelling
7 4 (2.50%) DevOps
7 4 (2.50%) Integration Testing
7 4 (2.50%) Multithreading
7 4 (2.50%) Project Management
7 4 (2.50%) Release Management
7 4 (2.50%) Web Development
8 3 (1.88%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 45 (28.13%) Progress 4GL
2 31 (19.38%) JavaScript
3 10 (6.25%) OpenEdge ABL
4 6 (3.75%) SQL
5 4 (2.50%) C#
6 2 (1.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 5 (3.13%) Degree
2 4 (2.50%) ITIL Certification
2 4 (2.50%) PMI Certification
2 4 (2.50%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.75%) QA
2 3 (1.88%) SLA
Vendors
1 147 (91.88%) Progress
2 20 (12.50%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.75%) Oracle
4 5 (3.13%) VMware
5 4 (2.50%) ESRI
6 3 (1.88%) Capita
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