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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress
Rank 837 793 752
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -41
Permanent jobs citing Progress 58 106 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.052% 0.097% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.20% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 41 84 119
Average salary £41,500 £43,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.59% +8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,900 £28,800 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £46,750 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%

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
53825 52323 54383
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.92% 47.71% 47.07%
Number of salaries quoted 44081 41893 45796
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 December 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 December 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -32 58 £41,500 -4.59% 7
London -19 16 £52,500 +16.66% 1
South East +8 14 £41,500 -1.19%
West Midlands +2 14 £41,250 +58.65% 4
Buckinghamshire +6 9 - -
North West -13 7 £35,000 -12.50%
Manchester - 5 £35,000 -
City of London +15 4 £40,000 -3.61%
Leeds 0 4 £45,000 +12.50%
West Yorkshire -11 4 £45,000 +45.16%
Yorkshire -26 4 £45,000 +40.62%
Stourbridge - 4 £43,750 -
Shropshire - 4 £30,500 -
Birmingham -6 3 £45,000 +73.07% 2
Chesham - 3 - -
Surrey -2 2 £39,500 -
South West -5 2 £18,000 -44.61% 1
Cheshire -8 2 - -
Warrington - 2 - -
West Sussex - 2 £40,000 -
Somerset - 2 £18,000 -
Bolton - 2 £34,500 -
Amersham - 2 - -
Berkshire +5 1 £65,000 -
Solihull -8 1 £40,000 +53.84% 1
East of England -23 1 - -
Bury St Edmunds - 1 - -
Crawley - 1 £20,000 -
Gatwick - 1 £60,000 -
Suffolk - 1 - -

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 36 (30.25%) Progress 4GL
2 28 (23.53%) Windows
3 26 (21.85%) OpenEdge
4 25 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (18.49%) SQL
5 22 (18.49%) .NET
6 21 (17.65%) Project Management
7 17 (14.29%) SQL Server
8 16 (13.45%) 3G
8 16 (13.45%) Telecoms
8 16 (13.45%) 2G
8 16 (13.45%) 4G
9 15 (12.61%) Finance
10 14 (11.76%) ERP
10 14 (11.76%) HTML
10 14 (11.76%) Visual Studio
11 13 (10.92%) Coaching
11 13 (10.92%) C#
11 13 (10.92%) Microsoft
12 12 (10.08%) Scrum
13 11 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
13 11 (9.24%) JavaScript
14 10 (8.40%) WebSpeed
14 10 (8.40%) Degree
15 9 (7.56%) Mentoring
15 9 (7.56%) Java
15 9 (7.56%) XML
16 8 (6.72%) MS Excel
16 8 (6.72%) Windows Server 2008
16 8 (6.72%) Pair Programming

Progress
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 26 (21.85%) OpenEdge
2 4 (3.36%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (3.36%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.84%) Lync
4 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (6.72%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.68%) MS Office
3 1 (0.84%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.84%) Mingle
3 1 (0.84%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (4.20%) MFGPRO
2 1 (0.84%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (13.45%) 3G
1 16 (13.45%) 2G
1 16 (13.45%) 4G
2 2 (1.68%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.68%) LTE
3 1 (0.84%) Unified Communications
3 1 (0.84%) Network Security
3 1 (0.84%) Firewall
3 1 (0.84%) SAN
3 1 (0.84%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.36%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (0.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (0.84%) PerformancePoint
4 1 (0.84%) MySQL
4 1 (0.84%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (11.76%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.40%) WebSpeed
3 7 (5.88%) Subversion
4 5 (4.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.52%) JIRA
6 2 (1.68%) Ant
6 2 (1.68%) Maven
General
1 16 (13.45%) Telecoms
2 15 (12.61%) Finance
3 3 (2.52%) Law
4 2 (1.68%) Front Office
4 2 (1.68%) Publishing
4 2 (1.68%) Retail
5 1 (0.84%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Marketing
5 1 (0.84%) Banking
5 1 (0.84%) Back Office
5 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.84%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 55 (46.22%) Developer
2 35 (29.41%) Progress Developer
3 14 (11.76%) Delivery Manager
4 8 (6.72%) Analyst
5 7 (5.88%) Senior Manager
5 7 (5.88%) Team Leader
5 7 (5.88%) ScrumMaster
6 6 (5.04%) Programmer
6 6 (5.04%) Applications Support
6 6 (5.04%) Senior Developer
7 5 (4.20%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (4.20%) Web Developer
7 5 (4.20%) Project Manager
7 5 (4.20%) Administrator
8 4 (3.36%) Support Analyst
8 4 (3.36%) Applications Support Analyst
8 4 (3.36%) Applications Developer
8 4 (3.36%) Developer Analyst
8 4 (3.36%) PHP Developer
9 3 (2.52%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (18.49%) .NET
2 14 (11.76%) HTML
3 9 (7.56%) XML
4 7 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 7 (5.88%) Velocity
5 6 (5.04%) CSS
5 6 (5.04%) SOAP
6 5 (4.20%) EDIFACT
7 4 (3.36%) Spring
8 3 (2.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (2.52%) Web Services
9 2 (1.68%) XSLT
9 2 (1.68%) jQuery
9 2 (1.68%) Vaadin
10 1 (0.84%) WCF
10 1 (0.84%) HTML5
10 1 (0.84%) REST
10 1 (0.84%) CSS3
10 1 (0.84%) XSL
10 1 (0.84%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (3.36%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (3.36%) Mathematics
3 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.68%) User Experience
4 2 (1.68%) Physics
4 2 (1.68%) Clustering
5 1 (0.84%) Derivative
5 1 (0.84%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.84%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.84%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.84%) Replication
5 1 (0.84%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.84%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.84%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 28 (23.53%) Windows
2 8 (6.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 6 (5.04%) UNIX
4 6 (5.04%) Linux
5 5 (4.20%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (17.65%) Project Management
3 14 (11.76%) ERP
4 13 (10.92%) Coaching
5 12 (10.08%) Scrum
6 11 (9.24%) Stakeholder Management
7 9 (7.56%) Mentoring
8 8 (6.72%) Pair Programming
9 6 (5.04%) PRINCE2
9 6 (5.04%) MVC
10 5 (4.20%) DSDM
10 5 (4.20%) CRM
10 5 (4.20%) TDD
10 5 (4.20%) Web Development
10 5 (4.20%) Kanban
11 4 (3.36%) Waterfall
11 4 (3.36%) Software Engineering
11 4 (3.36%) Business Analysis
11 4 (3.36%) Workflow
12 3 (2.52%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 36 (30.25%) Progress 4GL
2 22 (18.49%) SQL
3 13 (10.92%) C#
4 11 (9.24%) JavaScript
5 9 (7.56%) Java
6 6 (5.04%) PHP
6 6 (5.04%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.20%) VB
8 2 (1.68%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.84%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.84%) RPG
9 1 (0.84%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 10 (8.40%) Degree
2 5 (4.20%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.68%) Sun Certification
3 2 (1.68%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
3 2 (1.68%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (1.68%) APMP
4 1 (0.84%) MCSE
4 1 (0.84%) MCSA
4 1 (0.84%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.84%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (10.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.20%) QAD
2 5 (4.20%) Mitel
2 5 (4.20%) StreamServe
3 4 (3.36%) Symantec
4 3 (2.52%) Oracle
5 2 (1.68%) BT
5 2 (1.68%) Sun
5 2 (1.68%) HP
6 1 (0.84%) Citrix
6 1 (0.84%) Orchard
6 1 (0.84%) NEC
6 1 (0.84%) Wyse
6 1 (0.84%) Sybase
6 1 (0.84%) Adobe
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