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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress
Rank 853 757 766
Rank change year-on-year
-96 +9
Permanent jobs citing Progress 50 107 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.043% 0.098% 0.098%
As % of the Vendors category 0.092% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 44 87 93
Average salary £44,500 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.87% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £33,750 £25,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £36,250 £31,000
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +16.93%

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
54560 52327 57936
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.27% 47.96% 48.68%
Number of salaries quoted 43285 42840 48721
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -72 46 £44,500 +11.25% 15
London -41 16 £55,000 +26.43% 3
West Midlands -4 8 £37,500 +3.44% 3
South East -11 8 £31,250 -26.47% 3
East of England -1 4 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Coventry -3 4 £37,500 -
East Midlands -22 4 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Leicestershire +2 3 £45,000 +28.57%
Buckinghamshire -2 3 £45,000 +7.78% 1
Birmingham +2 2 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne -1 2 £32,500 -
North East -1 2 £32,500 -
Tyne and Wear -2 2 £32,500 -
North West -15 2 £62,000 +62.62% 2
West Yorkshire - 2 £38,500 -
Yorkshire - 2 £38,500 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £55,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £21,500 - 1
Suffolk - 2 £35,000 -
Ipswich - 2 £35,000 -
Luton - 2 £55,000 -
Leeds - 2 £38,500 -
Amersham - 2 - -
Newbury - 2 £21,500 - 1
Leicester +2 1 £45,000 +28.57%
Manchester -6 1 £77,500 +129.62% 1
Surrey -6 1 £41,500 -2.35% 1
Milton Keynes -13 1 £45,000 +7.78% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £35,000 -
Derby - 1 - -

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 44 (35.48%) OpenEdge
2 42 (33.87%) Progress 4GL
3 34 (27.42%) .NET
4 30 (24.19%) WebSpeed
5 20 (16.13%) Finance
6 19 (15.32%) HTML
7 17 (13.71%) Scrum
7 17 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (11.29%) Java
8 14 (11.29%) Windows
9 13 (10.48%) JavaScript
9 13 (10.48%) C#
9 13 (10.48%) SQL
9 13 (10.48%) ITIL
9 13 (10.48%) Degree
10 12 (9.68%) Microsoft
11 11 (8.87%) Project Management
12 9 (7.26%) MS Excel
12 9 (7.26%) ERP
12 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET
12 9 (7.26%) Web Services
13 8 (6.45%) MySQL
13 8 (6.45%) Oracle
13 8 (6.45%) SQL Server
13 8 (6.45%) C++
13 8 (6.45%) PHP
13 8 (6.45%) QA
13 8 (6.45%) Business Analysis
14 7 (5.65%) Subversion
14 7 (5.65%) Velocity

Progress
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 44 (35.48%) OpenEdge
2 4 (3.23%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.61%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.81%) SAS
4 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (0.81%) Lync
Applications
1 9 (7.26%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.61%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.81%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.84%) Remedy ITSM
2 5 (4.03%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle 11i
3 1 (0.81%) Oracle EBS R12
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.61%) 3G
1 2 (1.61%) 2G
1 2 (1.61%) 4G
2 1 (0.81%) InfiniBand
2 1 (0.81%) iSCSI
2 1 (0.81%) Unified Communications
2 1 (0.81%) Firewall
2 1 (0.81%) FTP
2 1 (0.81%) HTTP
2 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.81%) SAN
2 1 (0.81%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.45%) MySQL
1 8 (6.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.23%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (1.61%) Data Mining
3 2 (1.61%) RDBMS
3 2 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (0.81%) DB2
Development Applications
1 30 (24.19%) WebSpeed
2 7 (5.65%) Visual Studio
2 7 (5.65%) Subversion
3 3 (2.42%) Selenium
3 3 (2.42%) SoapUI
4 2 (1.61%) Ant
4 2 (1.61%) Maven
4 2 (1.61%) NUnit
5 1 (0.81%) Eclipse
5 1 (0.81%) QADirector
5 1 (0.81%) Git (software)
General
1 20 (16.13%) Finance
2 4 (3.23%) Marketing
3 2 (1.61%) Back Office
3 2 (1.61%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.61%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.81%) Games
4 1 (0.81%) Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Retail
4 1 (0.81%) Billing
4 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.81%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 72 (58.06%) Developer
2 57 (45.97%) Progress Developer
3 16 (12.90%) Analyst
4 15 (12.10%) Senior Developer
5 10 (8.06%) Programmer
6 8 (6.45%) Junior
7 7 (5.65%) Applications Developer
7 7 (5.65%) Project Manager
7 7 (5.65%) ScrumMaster
8 6 (4.84%) Junior Applications Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Analyst Programmer
8 6 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
8 6 (4.84%) Junior Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Progress Programmer
9 5 (4.03%) Java Developer
9 5 (4.03%) Test Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) Systems Analyst
10 4 (3.23%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.23%) Integration Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (27.42%) .NET
2 19 (15.32%) HTML
3 9 (7.26%) ASP.NET
3 9 (7.26%) Web Services
4 7 (5.65%) Velocity
5 6 (4.84%) HTML5
6 5 (4.03%) XML
6 5 (4.03%) CSS
7 4 (3.23%) JSON
8 3 (2.42%) Ajax
8 3 (2.42%) WCF
9 2 (1.61%) WPF
9 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (1.61%) Spring
9 2 (1.61%) XSLT
9 2 (1.61%) EDI
9 2 (1.61%) SonicMQ
9 2 (1.61%) Vaadin
10 1 (0.81%) EDIFACT
10 1 (0.81%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.84%) Client/Server
2 5 (4.03%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.42%) Replication
4 2 (1.61%) Clustering
4 2 (1.61%) Cryptography
4 2 (1.61%) Ontologies
4 2 (1.61%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.61%) Physics
4 2 (1.61%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.81%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.81%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.81%) iSeries
5 1 (0.81%) Derivative
5 1 (0.81%) CPLD
5 1 (0.81%) Firmware
5 1 (0.81%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.81%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.29%) Windows
2 7 (5.65%) UNIX
3 6 (4.84%) Linux
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.81%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (13.71%) Scrum
1 17 (13.71%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (10.48%) ITIL
3 11 (8.87%) Project Management
4 9 (7.26%) ERP
5 8 (6.45%) Business Analysis
6 7 (5.65%) Service Management
6 7 (5.65%) Software Engineering
7 6 (4.84%) Risk Management
7 6 (4.84%) ITSM
8 5 (4.03%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (4.03%) PRINCE2
8 5 (4.03%) Test Scripting
9 4 (3.23%) Integration Testing
9 4 (3.23%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (3.23%) Validation
9 4 (3.23%) MVC
9 4 (3.23%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (3.23%) Pair Programming
10 3 (2.42%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 42 (33.87%) Progress 4GL
2 14 (11.29%) Java
3 13 (10.48%) JavaScript
3 13 (10.48%) C#
3 13 (10.48%) SQL
4 8 (6.45%) PHP
4 8 (6.45%) C++
5 6 (4.84%) Python
5 6 (4.84%) Golang
6 3 (2.42%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.42%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.61%) VB
7 2 (1.61%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.61%) Perl
7 2 (1.61%) C
7 2 (1.61%) VB6
8 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.81%) RPG IV
8 1 (0.81%) Shell Script
8 1 (0.81%) RPG
Qualifications
1 13 (10.48%) Degree
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.61%) CISM
3 2 (1.61%) CISSP
3 2 (1.61%) CEH
3 2 (1.61%) MCP
3 2 (1.61%) MCAD
3 2 (1.61%) MCSD
3 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.61%) CTC Cleared
3 2 (1.61%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.61%) CSSLP
4 1 (0.81%) Six Sigma Master Black Belt
4 1 (0.81%) MCSE
4 1 (0.81%) MCSA
4 1 (0.81%) ISEB
4 1 (0.81%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.45%) QA
2 2 (1.61%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) COBIT
3 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.81%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (1.61%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 12 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.45%) Oracle
3 7 (5.65%) BMC
4 6 (4.84%) CA
4 6 (4.84%) Remedy
4 6 (4.84%) Google
4 6 (4.84%) ServiceNow
5 5 (4.03%) QAD
6 4 (3.23%) HP
7 2 (1.61%) Sybase
8 1 (0.81%) Wyse
8 1 (0.81%) Capita
8 1 (0.81%) SEEBURGER
8 1 (0.81%) Pega
8 1 (0.81%) Intel
8 1 (0.81%) Citrix
8 1 (0.81%) Informatica
8 1 (0.81%) Sage
8 1 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
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