The table below looks at the statistics for Progress 4GL skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Progress 4GL over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress 4GL
Rank 893 920 965
Rank change year-on-year
+27 +45
Permanent jobs citing Progress 4GL 14 47 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.043% 0.017%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.028% 0.083% 0.033%
Number of salaries quoted 11 47 18
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +7.14%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%

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

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
49874 56292 57941
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.49% 51.51% 50.68%
Number of salaries quoted 42884 48287 48656
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

Progress 4GL
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Progress 4GL as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Progress 4GL Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Progress 4GL
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Progress 4GL within the UK.

Progress 4GL Salary Trend in the UK

Progress 4GL
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Progress 4GL over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 within the UK.

Progress 4GL Salary Histogram in the UK

Progress 4GL
Top 13 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Progress 4GL within the UK over the 3 months to 29 September 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 +31 13 £42,500 -5.55%
Yorkshire +30 5 £38,750 +29.16%
Sheffield +14 5 £38,750 +29.16%
South Yorkshire +12 5 £38,750 +29.16%
Midlands - 5 £42,500 -
North West +2 2 £42,500 +1.19%
Cheshire - 2 £42,500 -
Nantwich - 2 £42,500 -
South West 0 1 £24,500 -30.00%
Somerset - 1 £24,500 -
Bath - 1 £24,500 -
Edinburgh - 1 £32,500 -
Scotland - 1 £32,500 -

Progress 4GL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT jobs citing Progress 4GL 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 Progress 4GL.

1 37 (82.22%) Progress
2 36 (80.00%) OpenEdge
3 29 (64.44%) HTML
4 24 (53.33%) JavaScript
5 22 (48.89%) XML
6 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 19 (42.22%) CSS
8 18 (40.00%) MS Excel
9 17 (37.78%) MS Office
10 16 (35.56%) WebSpeed
10 16 (35.56%) Client/Server
11 15 (33.33%) COM
12 14 (31.11%) XHTML
12 14 (31.11%) OLE
13 12 (26.67%) .NET
14 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
15 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
15 9 (20.00%) Windows
16 8 (17.78%) SQL
16 8 (17.78%) RDBMS
16 8 (17.78%) Scrum
16 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
17 7 (15.56%) Finance
17 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
18 6 (13.33%) IIS
18 6 (13.33%) Web Services
19 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
19 5 (11.11%) Web Application Development
19 5 (11.11%) SDLC
20 4 (8.89%) Windows Server

Progress 4GL
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 36 (80.00%) OpenEdge
2 6 (13.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 18 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 17 (37.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 8 (17.78%) RDBMS
3 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
4 4 (8.89%) DB2
5 1 (2.22%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.22%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (35.56%) WebSpeed
2 4 (8.89%) Subversion
3 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.44%) JIRA
3 2 (4.44%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (4.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (15.56%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Local Government
3 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (68.89%) Developer
2 23 (51.11%) Progress Developer
3 18 (40.00%) Senior Developer
4 15 (33.33%) Progress 4GL Developer
5 14 (31.11%) Senior Progress Developer
6 8 (17.78%) Software Engineer
7 6 (13.33%) Software Developer
8 5 (11.11%) Applications Developer
9 4 (8.89%) OpenEdge Developer
9 4 (8.89%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (4.44%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
10 2 (4.44%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Consultant
10 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
10 2 (4.44%) Consultant
10 2 (4.44%) IT Consultant
10 2 (4.44%) IT Support
10 2 (4.44%) Support Consultant
11 1 (2.22%) .NET Developer
11 1 (2.22%) C# Developer
11 1 (2.22%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (64.44%) HTML
2 22 (48.89%) XML
3 19 (42.22%) CSS
4 15 (33.33%) COM
5 14 (31.11%) OLE
5 14 (31.11%) XHTML
6 12 (26.67%) .NET
7 6 (13.33%) Web Services
8 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET
8 2 (4.44%) COM+
8 2 (4.44%) JMS
8 2 (4.44%) JSON
9 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
9 1 (2.22%) ADO.NET
9 1 (2.22%) CSS3
9 1 (2.22%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.22%) HTML5
9 1 (2.22%) LINQ
9 1 (2.22%) ODBC
9 1 (2.22%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 16 (35.56%) Client/Server
2 10 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.89%) User Experience
4 2 (4.44%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.22%) Data Extraction
5 1 (2.22%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 9 (20.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.89%) Linux
2 4 (8.89%) Unix
2 4 (8.89%) Windows Server
3 2 (4.44%) Windows 2000 Server
3 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (17.78%) Scrum
1 8 (17.78%) Software Engineering
2 5 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (11.11%) SDLC
2 5 (11.11%) Web Application Development
3 4 (8.89%) SOA
3 4 (8.89%) Systems Analysis
3 4 (8.89%) Unit Testing
3 4 (8.89%) Web Development
4 3 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (4.44%) Coaching
5 2 (4.44%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.44%) Integration Testing
5 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.44%) Multithreading
5 2 (4.44%) Release Management
5 2 (4.44%) System Testing
6 1 (2.22%) OO
6 1 (2.22%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 24 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 8 (17.78%) SQL
3 4 (8.89%) OpenEdge ABL
3 4 (8.89%) RPG
3 4 (8.89%) RPG III
3 4 (8.89%) RPG IV
4 3 (6.67%) C#
5 2 (4.44%) VB
5 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.22%) Java
6 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 37 (82.22%) Progress
2 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) IBM
4 3 (6.67%) VMware
5 2 (4.44%) Oracle
6 1 (2.22%) Lotus