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

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress 4GL
Rank 891 938 975
Rank change year-on-year
+47 +37
Permanent jobs citing Progress 4GL 23 44 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.024% 0.040% 0.016%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.045% 0.079% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 19 44 19
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -18.18%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +20.00%

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
51360 55978 59974
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 52.57% 51.01% 51.16%
Number of salaries quoted 44489 47727 50341
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 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 16 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 25 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
(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 +16 22 £42,500 -5.55%
Midlands - 13 £42,500 -
Yorkshire +30 5 £38,750 +29.16%
Sheffield +12 5 £38,750 +29.16%
South Yorkshire +11 5 £38,750 +29.16%
Berkshire +14 2 £37,000 +48.00%
South East +10 2 £37,000 -17.77%
Reading +9 1 £37,000 +48.00%
West Midlands -7 1 - -
Scotland - 1 £32,500 -
Tyne and Wear - 1 £35,000 -
North East - 1 £35,000 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £35,000 -
Newbury - 1 £37,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 £32,500 -
Coventry - 1 - -

Progress 4GL
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 46 (80.70%) Progress
2 44 (77.19%) OpenEdge
3 36 (63.16%) HTML
4 30 (52.63%) JavaScript
5 25 (43.86%) XML
6 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
7 20 (35.09%) WebSpeed
7 20 (35.09%) CSS
7 20 (35.09%) MS Excel
8 19 (33.33%) MS Office
9 18 (31.58%) Client/Server
10 17 (29.82%) .NET
11 16 (28.07%) Windows
12 15 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (24.56%) COM
13 14 (24.56%) XHTML
13 14 (24.56%) OLE
14 13 (22.81%) SQL
15 12 (21.05%) IIS
15 12 (21.05%) Software Engineering
16 11 (19.30%) Finance
16 11 (19.30%) Scrum
16 11 (19.30%) Web Services
17 10 (17.54%) Relational Database
18 9 (15.79%) OpenEdge ABL
18 9 (15.79%) RDBMS
19 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
19 8 (14.04%) SDLC
20 7 (12.28%) RPG IV
20 7 (12.28%) RPG III

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 44 (77.19%) OpenEdge
2 12 (21.05%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (35.09%) MS Excel
2 19 (33.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.54%) Relational Database
2 9 (15.79%) RDBMS
3 7 (12.28%) DB2
3 7 (12.28%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 20 (35.09%) WebSpeed
2 4 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.51%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.51%) JIRA
3 2 (3.51%) JIRA Agile
3 2 (3.51%) Subversion
General
1 11 (19.30%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Local Government
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (63.16%) Developer
2 25 (43.86%) Progress Developer
3 21 (36.84%) Senior Developer
4 15 (26.32%) Progress 4GL Developer
5 14 (24.56%) Senior Progress Developer
6 12 (21.05%) Software Engineer
7 8 (14.04%) Software Developer
8 7 (12.28%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (8.77%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 5 (8.77%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Consultant
9 5 (8.77%) 3rd Line Support
9 5 (8.77%) Applications Developer
9 5 (8.77%) Consultant
9 5 (8.77%) IT Consultant
9 5 (8.77%) IT Support
9 5 (8.77%) Support Consultant
10 4 (7.02%) OpenEdge Developer
11 1 (1.75%) Junior
11 1 (1.75%) Junior Web Developer
11 1 (1.75%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (63.16%) HTML
2 25 (43.86%) XML
3 20 (35.09%) CSS
4 17 (29.82%) .NET
5 14 (24.56%) COM
5 14 (24.56%) OLE
5 14 (24.56%) XHTML
6 11 (19.30%) Web Services
7 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET
8 2 (3.51%) COM+
8 2 (3.51%) CSS3
8 2 (3.51%) HTML5
9 1 (1.75%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Client/Server
2 15 (26.32%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (7.02%) User Experience
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.07%) Windows
2 7 (12.28%) Unix
2 7 (12.28%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.77%) Linux
3 5 (8.77%) Windows 2000 Server
3 5 (8.77%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.05%) Software Engineering
2 11 (19.30%) Scrum
3 8 (14.04%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.04%) SDLC
4 7 (12.28%) SOA
4 7 (12.28%) Systems Analysis
4 7 (12.28%) Unit Testing
5 5 (8.77%) Web Application Development
5 5 (8.77%) Web Development
6 4 (7.02%) Data Modelling
6 4 (7.02%) Integration Testing
6 4 (7.02%) Multithreading
6 4 (7.02%) Release Management
7 3 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
8 2 (3.51%) Coaching
8 2 (3.51%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.51%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.51%) System Testing
9 1 (1.75%) Front End Development
9 1 (1.75%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 30 (52.63%) JavaScript
2 13 (22.81%) SQL
3 9 (15.79%) OpenEdge ABL
4 7 (12.28%) RPG
4 7 (12.28%) RPG III
4 7 (12.28%) RPG IV
5 3 (5.26%) C#
5 3 (5.26%) Java
6 2 (3.51%) VB
7 1 (1.75%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.53%) QA
Vendors
1 46 (80.70%) Progress
2 22 (38.60%) Microsoft
3 7 (12.28%) IBM
4 6 (10.53%) VMware
5 2 (3.51%) Oracle
6 1 (1.75%) Lotus