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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress
Rank 814 859 945
Rank change year-on-year
+45 +86
Permanent jobs citing Progress 85 118 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.088% 0.11% 0.042%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.24% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 73 101 43
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £35,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,750 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,250 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +20.00%

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
42321 50041 54559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 43.90% 45.75% 46.95%
Number of salaries quoted 34374 40881 43173
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 £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 28 August 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 28 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 +37 83 £42,500 -5.55% 13
London +14 34 £45,000 - 3
West Midlands +4 14 £40,000 +0.62%
Birmingham -7 14 £40,000 +14.28%
Midlands - 13 £42,500 -
Orpington - 9 £22,500 -
Yorkshire +35 8 £40,000 +33.33%
North West +20 8 £43,000 -28.33% 1
Lancashire +13 5 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire +19 4 £40,000 -14.89%
Sheffield +19 4 £37,500 +25.00%
South Yorkshire +11 4 £37,500 +25.00%
Leeds +34 3 £45,000 -4.25%
East of England +6 3 £20,000 -55.55%
Manchester -9 3 £43,000 -28.33%
South East +7 2 £37,000 -17.77% 2
Essex - 2 £20,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £37,000 - 1
Bromley - 2 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire +14 1 £52,500 +16.66%
Scotland +13 1 £32,500 +44.44% 1
Chorley +3 1 £40,000 -
North East +2 1 £77,500 +61.78%
Edinburgh - 1 £32,500 -
Bradford - 1 £40,000 -
Newbury - 1 £37,000 -
Reading - 1 £37,000 - 1
Watford - 1 £52,500 -
Wakefield - 1 £35,000 -
Durham - 1 £77,500 -

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 145 (61.44%) OpenEdge
2 58 (24.58%) Line Management
3 51 (21.61%) Microsoft
4 45 (19.07%) Progress 4GL
5 43 (18.22%) HTML
5 43 (18.22%) Degree
6 37 (15.68%) JavaScript
7 34 (14.41%) SDLC
8 32 (13.56%) MS Office
8 32 (13.56%) Software Engineering
9 30 (12.71%) Windows
10 29 (12.29%) Computer Science
11 23 (9.75%) CSS
12 22 (9.32%) XML
13 21 (8.90%) MS Excel
13 21 (8.90%) Aerospace
13 21 (8.90%) WebSpeed
14 19 (8.05%) Validation
15 18 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
15 18 (7.63%) Client/Server
15 18 (7.63%) Linux
15 18 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
16 17 (7.20%) XHTML
17 14 (5.93%) COM
17 14 (5.93%) C
17 14 (5.93%) .NET
17 14 (5.93%) C++
17 14 (5.93%) OLE
18 13 (5.51%) Active Directory
19 12 (5.08%) Configuration Management

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
1 145 (61.44%) OpenEdge
2 5 (2.12%) IIS
3 3 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.85%) CMS
4 2 (0.85%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.42%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 32 (13.56%) MS Office
2 21 (8.90%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.42%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.39%) Office 365
2 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.66%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.39%) Firewall
3 7 (2.97%) Network Security
4 6 (2.54%) Internet
5 5 (2.12%) VoIP
6 4 (1.69%) LAN
6 4 (1.69%) WAN
7 3 (1.27%) SAN
7 3 (1.27%) VPN
8 2 (0.85%) ADSL
8 2 (0.85%) BGP
8 2 (0.85%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (0.85%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.85%) ICMP
8 2 (0.85%) IPsec
8 2 (0.85%) MPLS
8 2 (0.85%) OSPF
8 2 (0.85%) RIP
8 2 (0.85%) SNMP
8 2 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (4.24%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.97%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.54%) RDBMS
4 2 (0.85%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.42%) Big Data
5 1 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.42%) MySQL
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (0.42%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.42%) QlikView
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 21 (8.90%) WebSpeed
2 8 (3.39%) Visual Studio
3 4 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (1.27%) Git (software)
5 2 (0.85%) JIRA
5 2 (0.85%) JIRA Agile
5 2 (0.85%) Subversion
6 1 (0.42%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.42%) Maven
6 1 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (0.42%) Selenium
6 1 (0.42%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.42%) WebDriver
General
1 21 (8.90%) Aerospace
2 12 (5.08%) Finance
3 5 (2.12%) Local Government
4 4 (1.69%) Retail
5 2 (0.85%) Advertising
5 2 (0.85%) Electronics
5 2 (0.85%) Games
5 2 (0.85%) Law
5 2 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.85%) Marketing
6 1 (0.42%) Automotive
6 1 (0.42%) Banking
6 1 (0.42%) Billing
6 1 (0.42%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 159 (67.37%) Developer
2 126 (53.39%) Progress Developer
3 55 (23.31%) OpenEdge Developer
4 40 (16.95%) Designer
5 29 (12.29%) Software Developer
6 24 (10.17%) Graduate
6 24 (10.17%) Graduate Developer
6 24 (10.17%) Graduate Software Developer
7 23 (9.75%) Software Engineer
8 21 (8.90%) Senior Developer
8 21 (8.90%) Senior Progress Developer
9 15 (6.36%) Progress 4GL Developer
10 13 (5.51%) Analyst
11 8 (3.39%) Consultant
11 8 (3.39%) Service Desk Analyst
12 7 (2.97%) Security Manager
13 6 (2.54%) IT Support
14 5 (2.12%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
14 5 (2.12%) 3rd Line Support
14 5 (2.12%) Architecture Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (18.22%) HTML
2 23 (9.75%) CSS
3 22 (9.32%) XML
4 17 (7.20%) XHTML
5 14 (5.93%) .NET
5 14 (5.93%) COM
5 14 (5.93%) OLE
6 8 (3.39%) DirectX
6 8 (3.39%) MFC
6 8 (3.39%) OpenGL
7 7 (2.97%) Web Services
8 4 (1.69%) ASP.NET
9 3 (1.27%) AngularJS
9 3 (1.27%) jQuery
10 2 (0.85%) CSS3
10 2 (0.85%) Entity Framework
10 2 (0.85%) HTML5
10 2 (0.85%) Ninject
10 2 (0.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (0.85%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 29 (12.29%) Computer Science
2 18 (7.63%) Analytical Skills
2 18 (7.63%) Client/Server
3 10 (4.24%) Mathematics
4 6 (2.54%) Driving Licence
4 6 (2.54%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.27%) Data Conversion
5 3 (1.27%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.27%) Telematics
5 3 (1.27%) User Experience
6 2 (0.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (0.85%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (0.85%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.85%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (0.85%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.42%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.42%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 30 (12.71%) Windows
2 18 (7.63%) Linux
3 8 (3.39%) VxWorks
3 8 (3.39%) Windows 7
3 8 (3.39%) Windows 8
4 6 (2.54%) Unix
5 5 (2.12%) Windows 2000 Server
5 5 (2.12%) Windows XP
6 4 (1.69%) Android
6 4 (1.69%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.27%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (24.58%) Line Management
2 34 (14.41%) SDLC
3 32 (13.56%) Software Engineering
4 19 (8.05%) Validation
5 18 (7.63%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (5.08%) Configuration Management
6 12 (5.08%) Scrum
7 9 (3.81%) ITIL
7 9 (3.81%) Mentoring
7 9 (3.81%) Requirements Analysis
8 8 (3.39%) Data Analysis
8 8 (3.39%) Logistics
8 8 (3.39%) Performance Monitoring
8 8 (3.39%) Project Management
9 6 (2.54%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (2.12%) Incident Management
10 5 (2.12%) Internal Audit
10 5 (2.12%) Penetration Testing
10 5 (2.12%) Threat Management
10 5 (2.12%) Vulnerability Assessment
Programming Languages
1 45 (19.07%) Progress 4GL
2 37 (15.68%) JavaScript
3 14 (5.93%) C
3 14 (5.93%) C++
4 9 (3.81%) C#
4 9 (3.81%) OpenEdge ABL
5 8 (3.39%) Assembly Language
6 5 (2.12%) SQL
7 4 (1.69%) Java
8 2 (0.85%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.85%) VBScript
9 1 (0.42%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.42%) PHP
9 1 (0.42%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.42%) Python
9 1 (0.42%) R
9 1 (0.42%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.42%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 43 (18.22%) Degree
2 8 (3.39%) A+ Certification
2 8 (3.39%) MCP
2 8 (3.39%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (0.85%) CCENT
3 2 (0.85%) CCNA
3 2 (0.85%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.42%) Chartered Engineer
4 1 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.42%) MBA
4 1 (0.42%) PMI Certification
4 1 (0.42%) PMP
4 1 (0.42%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.24%) SLA
2 9 (3.81%) QA
3 5 (2.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (1.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (5.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.42%) Terminal Server
3 1 (0.42%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.42%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (0.85%) WhatsUp Gold
1 2 (0.85%) WMI
2 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 51 (21.61%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.24%) Citrix
2 10 (4.24%) VMware
3 8 (3.39%) Remedy
4 5 (2.12%) Cisco
5 3 (1.27%) Capita
6 2 (0.85%) CheckPoint
6 2 (0.85%) F5
6 2 (0.85%) Juniper
6 2 (0.85%) Oracle
6 2 (0.85%) Veeam
7 1 (0.42%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.42%) HP
7 1 (0.42%) Lotus
7 1 (0.42%) WatchGuard
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