The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Progress Software Corporation.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress
Rank 772 866 933
Rank change year-on-year
+94 +67
Permanent jobs citing Progress 154 92 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.16% 0.086% 0.061%
As % of the Vendors category 0.35% 0.18% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 147 81 56
Median salary £38,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £40,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-7.97% +1.87%

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

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
44269 50111 54683
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.88% 46.89% 46.55%
Number of salaries quoted 36075 40247 44279
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Progress
Salary Trend

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

Progress Salary Trend in the UK

Progress
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Progress over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 within the UK.

Progress Salary Histogram in the UK

Progress
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the UK over the 3 months to 25 May 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 +83 150 £38,500 -14.44% 11
Yorkshire +42 39 £40,000 +68.42% 1
South East +22 39 £38,750 -6.06% 1
West Yorkshire +31 33 £45,000 +50.00% 1
Leeds - 31 £40,000 -
London -17 30 £45,000 -10.00% 1
West Sussex -2 19 £40,000 +40.35%
Crawley 0 18 £40,000 -5.88%
West Midlands -4 17 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Coventry - 11 £35,000 -
Kent - 10 £25,000 -
South West +16 7 £35,000 -16.66% 3
South Yorkshire +26 6 £35,000 +100.00%
Sheffield +24 6 £35,000 +100.00%
East of England - 6 £20,000 -
Essex - 6 £20,000 -
East Midlands +14 5 £35,000 -
Leicestershire +10 5 £35,000 -
Wiltshire +8 5 £35,000 -17.64% 1
Surrey - 5 £42,500 -
Birmingham - 5 £35,000 - 2
Home Counties - 5 £35,000 -
Swindon - 5 £35,000 - 1
Weybridge - 5 £42,500 -
Leicester - 5 £35,000 -
Orpington - 4 £22,500 -
Horsham - 4 £40,000 -
North West +18 3 £37,500 - 1
Bradford +7 3 £45,000 +50.00%
Livingston - 2 £42,500 -

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing Progress 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.

1 155 (52.54%) OpenEdge
2 58 (19.66%) Progress 4GL
3 54 (18.31%) Windows
3 54 (18.31%) Software Engineering
4 50 (16.95%) Line Management
5 45 (15.25%) JavaScript
6 44 (14.92%) Degree
7 42 (14.24%) HTML
8 41 (13.90%) Linux
8 41 (13.90%) SDLC
9 40 (13.56%) .NET
10 34 (11.53%) Agile Software Development
11 33 (11.19%) C#
12 32 (10.85%) Validation
13 31 (10.51%) Aerospace
13 31 (10.51%) C++
13 31 (10.51%) MS Office
14 30 (10.17%) Microsoft
15 27 (9.15%) Computer Science
16 26 (8.81%) Active Directory
16 26 (8.81%) Unix
17 25 (8.47%) OpenEdge ABL
18 23 (7.80%) Configuration Management
18 23 (7.80%) C
18 23 (7.80%) Requirements Analysis
19 22 (7.46%) SQL
19 22 (7.46%) Citrix
20 21 (7.12%) Data Analysis
20 21 (7.12%) VMware
20 21 (7.12%) Driving Licence

Progress
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
1 155 (52.54%) OpenEdge
2 16 (5.42%) MS Exchange
3 6 (2.03%) IIS
4 2 (0.68%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.34%) CMS
Applications
1 31 (10.51%) MS Office
2 11 (3.73%) MS Excel
3 6 (2.03%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.36%) SAP GRC
1 4 (1.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.34%) SAP CO
2 1 (0.34%) SAP FI
2 1 (0.34%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.03%) Office 365
2 3 (1.02%) SaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (6.10%) VoIP
2 16 (5.42%) SAN
2 16 (5.42%) TCP/IP
3 6 (2.03%) Firewall
3 6 (2.03%) Network Security
4 5 (1.69%) Internet
5 3 (1.02%) LAN
5 3 (1.02%) WAN
6 2 (0.68%) ADSL
6 2 (0.68%) BGP
6 2 (0.68%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.68%) ICMP
6 2 (0.68%) IPsec
6 2 (0.68%) MPLS
6 2 (0.68%) OSPF
6 2 (0.68%) RIP
6 2 (0.68%) SNMP
6 2 (0.68%) VLAN
6 2 (0.68%) VPN
6 2 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (4.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.69%) Oracle Database
2 5 (1.69%) Relational Database
3 4 (1.36%) CouchDB
3 4 (1.36%) MongoDB
3 4 (1.36%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (1.36%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (0.68%) Big Data
6 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.34%) Siebel EIM
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (5.08%) Subversion
2 13 (4.41%) Visual Studio
2 13 (4.41%) WebSpeed
3 9 (3.05%) Git (software)
4 6 (2.03%) Mercurial
5 5 (1.69%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.34%) Maven
7 1 (0.34%) Oracle Forms
General
1 31 (10.51%) Aerospace
2 12 (4.07%) Avionics
3 11 (3.73%) Finance
4 9 (3.05%) Games
5 7 (2.37%) Retail
6 4 (1.36%) Manufacturing
7 3 (1.02%) Billing
7 3 (1.02%) Legal
7 3 (1.02%) Local Government
8 1 (0.34%) Automotive
8 1 (0.34%) General Ledger
8 1 (0.34%) Law
8 1 (0.34%) Marketing
8 1 (0.34%) Military
Job Titles
1 135 (45.76%) Developer
2 114 (38.64%) Progress Developer
3 78 (26.44%) OpenEdge Developer
4 44 (14.92%) Software Engineer
5 40 (13.56%) Designer
6 25 (8.47%) Analyst
7 18 (6.10%) 3rd Line Support
8 16 (5.42%) Graduate
8 16 (5.42%) Infrastructure Technician
9 15 (5.08%) Software Developer
10 14 (4.75%) Graduate Developer
10 14 (4.75%) Graduate Software Developer
10 14 (4.75%) Senior Developer
11 13 (4.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
11 13 (4.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
11 13 (4.41%) 3rd Line Support Technician
11 13 (4.41%) Infrastructure Support
11 13 (4.41%) Infrastructure Support Technician
11 13 (4.41%) IT Support
11 13 (4.41%) Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (14.24%) HTML
2 40 (13.56%) .NET
3 17 (5.76%) jQuery
4 14 (4.75%) MFC
5 13 (4.41%) AngularJS
5 13 (4.41%) DirectX
5 13 (4.41%) OpenGL
6 11 (3.73%) Kendo UI
6 11 (3.73%) XML
7 7 (2.37%) ASP.NET
7 7 (2.37%) Web Services
8 4 (1.36%) CSS
8 4 (1.36%) XHTML
9 3 (1.02%) SonicMQ
9 3 (1.02%) XSLT
10 2 (0.68%) 802.1X
10 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 2 (0.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (0.68%) CSS3
10 2 (0.68%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 27 (9.15%) Computer Science
2 21 (7.12%) Driving Licence
3 17 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (5.42%) Client/Server
5 12 (4.07%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (3.73%) Mathematics
6 11 (3.73%) N-Tier
7 5 (1.69%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.36%) User Experience
9 3 (1.02%) Data Conversion
9 3 (1.02%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.02%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.34%) Online Games
10 1 (0.34%) Physics
10 1 (0.34%) PMI
10 1 (0.34%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 54 (18.31%) Windows
2 41 (13.90%) Linux
3 26 (8.81%) Unix
4 13 (4.41%) VxWorks
5 10 (3.39%) Windows 7
6 6 (2.03%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.69%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (1.69%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.02%) Android
8 3 (1.02%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.68%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (18.31%) Software Engineering
2 50 (16.95%) Line Management
3 41 (13.90%) SDLC
4 34 (11.53%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (10.85%) Validation
6 23 (7.80%) Configuration Management
6 23 (7.80%) Requirements Analysis
7 21 (7.12%) Data Analysis
8 19 (6.44%) Scrum
9 17 (5.76%) TDD
10 16 (5.42%) Performance Improvement
11 15 (5.08%) ITIL
11 15 (5.08%) Logistics
12 14 (4.75%) MVC
13 13 (4.41%) Project Management
14 12 (4.07%) Mentoring
15 11 (3.73%) Coaching
15 11 (3.73%) Problem Management
16 10 (3.39%) BDD
16 10 (3.39%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 58 (19.66%) Progress 4GL
2 45 (15.25%) JavaScript
3 33 (11.19%) C#
4 31 (10.51%) C++
5 25 (8.47%) OpenEdge ABL
6 23 (7.80%) C
7 22 (7.46%) SQL
8 18 (6.10%) Java
8 18 (6.10%) VBScript
9 17 (5.76%) PowerShell
10 13 (4.41%) Assembly Language
11 6 (2.03%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.02%) Python
12 3 (1.02%) Ruby
12 3 (1.02%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.68%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.68%) VB
13 2 (0.68%) VB6
14 1 (0.34%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 44 (14.92%) Degree
2 6 (2.03%) A+ Certification
2 6 (2.03%) CCNA
2 6 (2.03%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (2.03%) MCP
2 6 (2.03%) Network+ Certification
3 5 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.36%) HND
4 4 (1.36%) MCSE
5 2 (0.68%) CCENT
5 2 (0.68%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.34%) PhD
6 1 (0.34%) PMP
6 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.07%) SLA
2 9 (3.05%) QA
3 5 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.68%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.34%) AICPA
System Software
1 26 (8.81%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.68%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (0.68%) WMI
Vendors
1 30 (10.17%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.46%) Citrix
3 21 (7.12%) VMware
4 16 (5.42%) Veeam
5 15 (5.08%) Oracle
6 6 (2.03%) Remedy
7 5 (1.69%) SAP
8 3 (1.02%) Capita
8 3 (1.02%) Cisco
9 1 (0.34%) CA
9 1 (0.34%) CheckPoint
9 1 (0.34%) F5
9 1 (0.34%) Juniper
9 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.34%) Siebel
9 1 (0.34%) Xerox
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