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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress
Rank 790 869 928
Rank change year-on-year
+79 +59
Permanent jobs citing Progress 126 101 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.13% 0.091% 0.057%
As % of the Vendors category 0.29% 0.20% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 114 89 56
Median salary £35,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.22% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £36,500 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £36,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.29% +6.25%

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
43121 51782 56066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 44.20% 46.73% 46.60%
Number of salaries quoted 35125 41767 45375
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 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +79 124 £35,000 -22.22% 10
London +19 26 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Yorkshire - 26 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 21 £40,000 -
South East +21 20 £37,000 -10.30% 2
Leeds - 20 £40,000 -
West Midlands +8 18 £35,000 -12.50% 3
Orpington - 10 £22,500 - 1
Coventry - 10 £35,000 -
Midlands - 10 £42,500 -
North West +22 8 £37,500 -34.78% 2
Birmingham -2 8 £35,000 -22.22% 3
West Sussex +1 7 £40,000 +40.35%
Crawley -8 7 £40,000 +23.07%
Essex - 6 £20,000 -
Lancashire - 6 £40,000 -
East of England - 6 £20,000 -
Wiltshire +20 5 £35,000 -17.64%
South West +13 5 £35,000 -17.64%
East Midlands - 5 £35,000 -
Leicester - 5 £35,000 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £35,000 -
Leicestershire - 5 £35,000 -
Swindon - 5 £35,000 -
Sheffield - 5 £35,000 -
Home Counties - 5 £35,000 -
Kent - 4 £25,000 - 1
Surrey +29 2 £42,500 +88.88%
Berkshire +7 2 £37,000 -34.22% 1
Merseyside - 2 £37,500 -

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 149 (57.98%) OpenEdge
2 58 (22.57%) Progress 4GL
3 52 (20.23%) Line Management
4 46 (17.90%) Windows
5 45 (17.51%) Software Engineering
6 43 (16.73%) Degree
6 43 (16.73%) JavaScript
6 43 (16.73%) Microsoft
7 42 (16.34%) HTML
8 38 (14.79%) SDLC
9 33 (12.84%) MS Office
10 30 (11.67%) .NET
11 29 (11.28%) Computer Science
12 28 (10.89%) Linux
13 26 (10.12%) Agile Software Development
13 26 (10.12%) Validation
14 25 (9.73%) Aerospace
15 23 (8.95%) C#
16 21 (8.17%) C++
16 21 (8.17%) Unix
17 20 (7.78%) Client/Server
18 19 (7.39%) XML
18 19 (7.39%) Active Directory
18 19 (7.39%) WebSpeed
19 18 (7.00%) OpenEdge ABL
20 17 (6.61%) Configuration Management
20 17 (6.61%) C
20 17 (6.61%) MS Excel
20 17 (6.61%) Requirements Analysis
21 16 (6.23%) ITIL

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
1 149 (57.98%) OpenEdge
2 7 (2.72%) MS Exchange
3 5 (1.95%) IIS
4 2 (0.78%) CMS
4 2 (0.78%) SharePoint
Applications
1 33 (12.84%) MS Office
2 17 (6.61%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.78%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.11%) Office 365
2 2 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.45%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.50%) VoIP
3 7 (2.72%) SAN
4 6 (2.33%) Firewall
4 6 (2.33%) Network Security
5 5 (1.95%) Internet
6 3 (1.17%) LAN
6 3 (1.17%) WAN
7 2 (0.78%) ADSL
7 2 (0.78%) BGP
7 2 (0.78%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.78%) ICMP
7 2 (0.78%) IPsec
7 2 (0.78%) MPLS
7 2 (0.78%) OSPF
7 2 (0.78%) RIP
7 2 (0.78%) SNMP
7 2 (0.78%) VLAN
7 2 (0.78%) VPN
7 2 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (3.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.72%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.33%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.78%) CouchDB
4 2 (0.78%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.78%) NoSQL
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database
4 2 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.39%) Big Data
5 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (7.39%) WebSpeed
2 11 (4.28%) Visual Studio
3 9 (3.50%) Subversion
4 7 (2.72%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (1.17%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.78%) JIRA
7 2 (0.78%) JIRA Agile
7 2 (0.78%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.39%) Maven
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Forms
General
1 25 (9.73%) Aerospace
2 8 (3.11%) Finance
3 6 (2.33%) Avionics
4 5 (1.95%) Games
4 5 (1.95%) Local Government
5 2 (0.78%) Billing
5 2 (0.78%) Legal
5 2 (0.78%) Retail
6 1 (0.39%) Automotive
6 1 (0.39%) Law
6 1 (0.39%) Marketing
6 1 (0.39%) Military
Job Titles
1 147 (57.20%) Developer
2 123 (47.86%) Progress Developer
3 72 (28.02%) OpenEdge Developer
4 40 (15.56%) Designer
5 35 (13.62%) Software Engineer
6 22 (8.56%) Software Developer
7 21 (8.17%) Graduate
8 20 (7.78%) Graduate Developer
8 20 (7.78%) Graduate Software Developer
9 18 (7.00%) Senior Developer
10 17 (6.61%) Senior Progress Developer
11 13 (5.06%) Analyst
12 11 (4.28%) Progress 4GL Developer
13 10 (3.89%) 3rd Line Support
14 9 (3.50%) Applications Support
14 9 (3.50%) Consultant
14 9 (3.50%) Security Manager
15 8 (3.11%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
15 8 (3.11%) Applications Engineer
15 8 (3.11%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (16.34%) HTML
2 30 (11.67%) .NET
3 19 (7.39%) XML
4 13 (5.06%) XHTML
5 11 (4.28%) CSS
5 11 (4.28%) DirectX
5 11 (4.28%) MFC
5 11 (4.28%) OpenGL
6 10 (3.89%) COM
6 10 (3.89%) jQuery
6 10 (3.89%) OLE
7 7 (2.72%) AngularJS
7 7 (2.72%) Web Services
8 6 (2.33%) Kendo UI
9 4 (1.56%) ASP.NET
10 3 (1.17%) SonicMQ
11 2 (0.78%) 802.1X
11 2 (0.78%) XSLT
12 1 (0.39%) Hibernate
12 1 (0.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 29 (11.28%) Computer Science
2 20 (7.78%) Client/Server
3 16 (6.23%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (4.67%) Driving Licence
5 9 (3.50%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (3.11%) Mathematics
7 6 (2.33%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.17%) Data Conversion
8 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.17%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.78%) Algorithms
9 2 (0.78%) User Experience
10 1 (0.39%) Online Games
10 1 (0.39%) Telematics
10 1 (0.39%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 46 (17.90%) Windows
2 28 (10.89%) Linux
3 21 (8.17%) Unix
4 11 (4.28%) VxWorks
5 10 (3.89%) Windows 7
6 8 (3.11%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.95%) Windows 2000 Server
7 5 (1.95%) Windows XP
8 3 (1.17%) Android
8 3 (1.17%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.78%) Windows Server
9 2 (0.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (20.23%) Line Management
2 45 (17.51%) Software Engineering
3 38 (14.79%) SDLC
4 26 (10.12%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (10.12%) Validation
5 17 (6.61%) Configuration Management
5 17 (6.61%) Requirements Analysis
6 16 (6.23%) ITIL
7 15 (5.84%) Data Analysis
7 15 (5.84%) Scrum
8 12 (4.67%) Logistics
8 12 (4.67%) TDD
9 10 (3.89%) Problem Management
9 10 (3.89%) Project Management
10 9 (3.50%) Mentoring
11 8 (3.11%) E-Commerce
11 8 (3.11%) Performance Monitoring
12 7 (2.72%) BDD
12 7 (2.72%) Information Security
12 7 (2.72%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 58 (22.57%) Progress 4GL
2 43 (16.73%) JavaScript
3 23 (8.95%) C#
4 21 (8.17%) C++
5 18 (7.00%) OpenEdge ABL
6 17 (6.61%) C
7 15 (5.84%) Java
7 15 (5.84%) SQL
8 11 (4.28%) Assembly Language
9 7 (2.72%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.72%) VBScript
10 2 (0.78%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.39%) Python
11 1 (0.39%) Ruby
11 1 (0.39%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.39%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.39%) VB
11 1 (0.39%) VB6
Qualifications
1 43 (16.73%) Degree
2 8 (3.11%) A+ Certification
2 8 (3.11%) MCP
2 8 (3.11%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (1.56%) CCNA
3 4 (1.56%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.78%) CCENT
4 2 (0.78%) HND
4 2 (0.78%) MCSE
4 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.39%) PMP
5 1 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.28%) SLA
2 9 (3.50%) QA
3 5 (1.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 19 (7.39%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (0.78%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (0.78%) WMI
Vendors
1 43 (16.73%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.84%) Citrix
3 12 (4.67%) Oracle
3 12 (4.67%) VMware
4 8 (3.11%) Remedy
5 7 (2.72%) Veeam
6 3 (1.17%) Capita
6 3 (1.17%) Cisco
7 1 (0.39%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.39%) F5
7 1 (0.39%) Juniper
7 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.39%) Xerox
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