The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors currently tracked.

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

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress
Rank 836 768 789
Rank change year-on-year
-68 +21
Permanent jobs citing Progress 81 115 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.067% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.21% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 68 93 116
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £31,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £51,250 £46,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +2.81%
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
57077 54257 60185
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.05% 48.86% 47.89%
Number of salaries quoted 45694 44157 50746
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Progress within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 April 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -77 75 £40,000 - 12
London -84 26 £45,000 +4.65% 3
West Midlands +13 20 £32,500 -7.14% 3
Birmingham +12 13 £33,000 +4.76%
North West +4 10 £34,000 +1.49%
West Yorkshire -26 10 £40,000 - 2
Yorkshire -36 10 £40,000 - 2
Leeds -20 8 £40,000 -
Cheshire +3 7 - -
South East -15 6 £45,000 +5.88% 3
Nantwich - 6 - -
Solihull - 4 £25,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 4 £47,500 -
Walsall 0 2 £36,250 -
East Midlands -23 2 £42,500 +6.25%
Lancashire - 2 £34,000 -
Lincolnshire - 2 £42,500 -
Scotland - 2 £37,500 -
Hammersmith - 2 £30,000 -
Milton Keynes - 2 £50,000 -
Spalding - 2 £42,500 -
High Wycombe - 2 £45,000 -
Uxbridge +6 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Bradford +2 1 £40,000 +50.94%
Hampshire -2 1 £40,000 +23.07%
Warrington -15 1 - -
East of England -19 1 £15,500 -57.53% 1
City of London -21 1 £50,000 -16.66%
Bedfordshire - 1 £15,500 -
Dundee - 1 £37,500 -

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Progress also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Progress.

1 59 (38.06%) Progress 4GL
2 51 (32.90%) HTML
3 46 (29.68%) WebSpeed
4 45 (29.03%) OpenEdge
5 44 (28.39%) .NET
6 35 (22.58%) CSS
7 33 (21.29%) UNIX
8 32 (20.65%) SQL
9 30 (19.35%) Windows
9 30 (19.35%) Relational Database
10 29 (18.71%) RDBMS
11 28 (18.06%) ITIL
12 27 (17.42%) JavaScript
13 26 (16.77%) C++
13 26 (16.77%) PHP
13 26 (16.77%) Java
14 23 (14.84%) Linux
15 22 (14.19%) Degree
16 21 (13.55%) Finance
17 19 (12.26%) Sage
17 19 (12.26%) SQL Server
18 18 (11.61%) C
18 18 (11.61%) Perl
18 18 (11.61%) CRM
18 18 (11.61%) SLA
19 17 (10.97%) Salesforce.com
19 17 (10.97%) Shell Script
19 17 (10.97%) Solaris
19 17 (10.97%) Sybase
20 16 (10.32%) MS Excel

Progress
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing Progress also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Progress. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 45 (29.03%) OpenEdge
2 3 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2003
2 3 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2007
2 3 (1.94%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.29%) SAP EP
3 2 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2000
3 2 (1.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.65%) Adobe CQ
4 1 (0.65%) Apache
4 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.65%) SAS
Applications
1 16 (10.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.58%) MS Office
3 2 (1.29%) MS Project
3 2 (1.29%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (3.87%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.29%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.29%) SAP FI-AP
2 2 (1.29%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.65%) SAP GRC
3 1 (0.65%) Maximo
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.65%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.87%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.94%) Internet
3 2 (1.29%) VPN
3 2 (1.29%) DNS
3 2 (1.29%) ADSL
3 2 (1.29%) Broadband
3 2 (1.29%) LAN
3 2 (1.29%) WAN
3 2 (1.29%) DHCP
3 2 (1.29%) SNMP
3 2 (1.29%) VLAN
4 1 (0.65%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.35%) Relational Database
2 29 (18.71%) RDBMS
3 19 (12.26%) SQL Server
4 7 (4.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (3.87%) MySQL
5 6 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.23%) Star Schema
6 5 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.29%) QlikView
7 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.65%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.65%) DB2
Development Applications
1 46 (29.68%) WebSpeed
2 2 (1.29%) NUnit
2 2 (1.29%) Selenium
2 2 (1.29%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.65%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.65%) Subversion
3 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (13.55%) Finance
2 8 (5.16%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.94%) Retail
4 2 (1.29%) Games
4 2 (1.29%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.29%) General Ledger
4 2 (1.29%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) Banking
5 1 (0.65%) Military
Job Titles
1 101 (65.16%) Developer
2 84 (54.19%) Progress Developer
3 22 (14.19%) Analyst
4 19 (12.26%) Senior Developer
5 16 (10.32%) Support Analyst
6 10 (6.45%) Programmer
6 10 (6.45%) Development Manager
7 9 (5.81%) Junior
8 7 (4.52%) Senior Manager
8 7 (4.52%) Senior Development Manager
9 6 (3.87%) Applications Developer
9 6 (3.87%) Progress Programmer
9 6 (3.87%) Junior Developer
9 6 (3.87%) Junior Applications Developer
10 5 (3.23%) ETL Developer
10 5 (3.23%) Team Leader
10 5 (3.23%) Support Engineer
10 5 (3.23%) Analyst Programmer
10 5 (3.23%) Software Engineer
11 4 (2.58%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (32.90%) HTML
2 44 (28.39%) .NET
3 35 (22.58%) CSS
4 14 (9.03%) XHTML
5 12 (7.74%) XML
6 9 (5.81%) ASP.NET
7 8 (5.16%) Web Services
8 6 (3.87%) HTML5
9 4 (2.58%) JSON
10 3 (1.94%) Ajax
10 3 (1.94%) OLE
10 3 (1.94%) COM
11 2 (1.29%) SonicMQ
11 2 (1.29%) ODBC
11 2 (1.29%) JDBC
11 2 (1.29%) SAP PI
11 2 (1.29%) WCF
11 2 (1.29%) WPF
11 2 (1.29%) Velocity
12 1 (0.65%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.45%) Client/Server
2 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
2 2 (1.29%) IVR
2 2 (1.29%) Clustering
2 2 (1.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.65%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.65%) Wiki
3 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
3 1 (0.65%) CPLD
3 1 (0.65%) Mobile Games
3 1 (0.65%) Replication
3 1 (0.65%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 33 (21.29%) UNIX
2 30 (19.35%) Windows
3 23 (14.84%) Linux
4 17 (10.97%) Solaris
5 5 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.94%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (1.29%) Windows XP
7 2 (1.29%) CentOS
8 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.65%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.65%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (18.06%) ITIL
2 18 (11.61%) CRM
3 9 (5.81%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (5.81%) Project Management
4 8 (5.16%) Service Management
5 7 (4.52%) Scrum
5 7 (4.52%) ERP
6 6 (3.87%) ITSM
6 6 (3.87%) Software Engineering
6 6 (3.87%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (3.23%) ETL
8 4 (2.58%) Integration Testing
8 4 (2.58%) Kimball Methodology
9 3 (1.94%) User Stories
9 3 (1.94%) Test Scripting
9 3 (1.94%) MVC
10 2 (1.29%) OO
10 2 (1.29%) PRINCE2
10 2 (1.29%) Code Coverage
10 2 (1.29%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 59 (38.06%) Progress 4GL
2 32 (20.65%) SQL
3 27 (17.42%) JavaScript
4 26 (16.77%) C++
4 26 (16.77%) PHP
4 26 (16.77%) Java
5 18 (11.61%) C
5 18 (11.61%) Perl
6 17 (10.97%) Shell Script
7 15 (9.68%) C#
8 12 (7.74%) VB.NET
9 7 (4.52%) VB
10 6 (3.87%) Golang
10 6 (3.87%) Python
11 5 (3.23%) T-SQL
12 4 (2.58%) VB6
13 3 (1.94%) VBA
14 1 (0.65%) ActionScript 3.0
14 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.65%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 22 (14.19%) Degree
2 2 (1.29%) MCP
2 2 (1.29%) MCAD
2 2 (1.29%) MCSD
2 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (0.65%) CISA
3 1 (0.65%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (11.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 6 (3.87%) Active Directory
2 5 (3.23%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.65%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.65%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (0.65%) VMware Server
3 1 (0.65%) XenApp
3 1 (0.65%) XenDesktop
3 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 2 (1.29%) Backup Exec
1 2 (1.29%) ZABBIX
2 1 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (12.26%) Sage
2 17 (10.97%) Salesforce.com
2 17 (10.97%) Sybase
3 13 (8.39%) Microsoft
4 11 (7.10%) MKS
5 7 (4.52%) BMC
5 7 (4.52%) Business Objects
6 6 (3.87%) ServiceNow
6 6 (3.87%) Oracle
6 6 (3.87%) CA
6 6 (3.87%) Remedy
6 6 (3.87%) Google
7 5 (3.23%) Citrix
8 4 (2.58%) Capita
9 3 (1.94%) VMware
9 3 (1.94%) HP
9 3 (1.94%) SAP
10 2 (1.29%) Symantec
10 2 (1.29%) Autodesk
10 2 (1.29%) Epicor
West Yorkshire
Axica Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + 10% bonus + other benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Willenhall, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Sanderson
Salary: £325 - £330 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + commission + car allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £350000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Woking, Surrey
SFW
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
MJH Personnel Associates
Salary: Excellent + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
West Yorkshire
Interquest - IQ ERP
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Gym Membership, Healthcare, Dental Care
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £35000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago