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 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress
Rank 804 850 783
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -67
Permanent jobs citing Progress 86 83 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.069% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.15% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 79 67 98
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £46,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,750 £40,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +9.58%

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
52036 56135 54562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.04% 46.75% 48.59%
Number of salaries quoted 41684 44973 44458
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 £71,225 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 24 April 2015 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 24 April 2015. 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 +22 85 £45,000 +12.50% 10
South East +44 37 £42,500 -5.55%
London +38 35 £55,000 +22.22% 5
Berkshire +10 15 £55,000 -
West Sussex - 12 £34,250 -
Crawley - 8 £42,500 -
Reading -2 4 £55,000 -
City of London +36 3 £42,500 -15.00%
North West +10 3 - -
Cheshire +9 3 - -
Hampshire -3 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Buckinghamshire -4 3 £37,500 -21.05%
Yorkshire -6 3 £30,000 -25.00%
Oxford - 3 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire - 3 £40,000 -
Chichester - 3 £25,000 -
Basingstoke - 3 £45,000 -
South West - 3 £32,000 - 1
East of England +22 2 £32,500 +109.67% 1
West Yorkshire +5 2 £37,500 -6.25%
Hertfordshire - 2 £32,500 - 1
Slough - 2 £22,500 -
Rickmansworth - 2 £32,500 -
Knutsford - 2 - -
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
East Midlands +17 1 - -
Leeds 0 1 £45,000 +12.50%
High Wycombe 0 1 £40,000 -11.11%
Bradford -14 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Bristol - 1 £41,500 -

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 45 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (26.32%) SQL
3 38 (25.00%) Progress 4GL
4 36 (23.68%) Windows
5 32 (21.05%) Finance
6 28 (18.42%) SQL Server
7 27 (17.76%) Degree
8 25 (16.45%) Project Management
9 24 (15.79%) OpenEdge
9 24 (15.79%) .NET
9 24 (15.79%) Mentoring
10 22 (14.47%) Scrum
11 21 (13.82%) Microsoft
12 20 (13.16%) Visual Studio
12 20 (13.16%) XML
12 20 (13.16%) Linux
13 19 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
14 18 (11.84%) Coaching
15 17 (11.18%) DSDM
15 17 (11.18%) ITIL
15 17 (11.18%) Velocity
15 17 (11.18%) Kanban
16 16 (10.53%) Business Analysis
16 16 (10.53%) C#
17 15 (9.87%) PRINCE2
18 14 (9.21%) HTML
18 14 (9.21%) JavaScript
18 14 (9.21%) Configuration Management
18 14 (9.21%) Banking
18 14 (9.21%) Subversion

Progress
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 24 (15.79%) OpenEdge
2 7 (4.61%) Apache
3 6 (3.95%) IIS
3 6 (3.95%) JBoss
3 6 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.95%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.97%) MS Exchange
4 3 (1.97%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.32%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.66%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (7.89%) MS Excel
2 8 (5.26%) MS Office
3 5 (3.29%) MS Project
4 4 (2.63%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.63%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.66%) Mingle
5 1 (0.66%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (5.26%) BusinessWare
2 2 (1.32%) MFGPRO
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Cash Management
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle AGIS
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.66%) Oracle Financials
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.24%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.61%) Internet
3 6 (3.95%) SAN
3 6 (3.95%) Intranet
3 6 (3.95%) LAN
3 6 (3.95%) WAN
4 4 (2.63%) NAS
5 3 (1.97%) 4G
5 3 (1.97%) 3G
5 3 (1.97%) 2G
6 2 (1.32%) LTE
7 1 (0.66%) Network Security
7 1 (0.66%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.42%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 5 (3.29%) PerformancePoint
3 5 (3.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (3.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (2.63%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.63%) Oracle Database 11g
4 4 (2.63%) Oracle Database
5 3 (1.97%) CouchDB
5 3 (1.97%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.97%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.97%) MS Access
6 1 (0.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.66%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 20 (13.16%) Visual Studio
2 14 (9.21%) Subversion
3 10 (6.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.63%) WebSpeed
5 3 (1.97%) Selenium
5 3 (1.97%) QuickTest Pro
6 2 (1.32%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.66%) JUnit
7 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
General
1 32 (21.05%) Finance
2 14 (9.21%) Banking
3 11 (7.24%) Retail
4 10 (6.58%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.61%) Law
6 6 (3.95%) Aerospace
6 6 (3.95%) Investment Banking
7 4 (2.63%) Games
7 4 (2.63%) Corporate Banking
7 4 (2.63%) Electronics
7 4 (2.63%) Financial Institution
8 3 (1.97%) Legal
9 2 (1.32%) Publishing
10 1 (0.66%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.66%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 50 (32.89%) Developer
2 25 (16.45%) Progress Developer
3 17 (11.18%) ScrumMaster
3 17 (11.18%) Analyst
4 11 (7.24%) Software Engineer
5 9 (5.92%) Software Developer
5 9 (5.92%) Architect
5 9 (5.92%) Technical Manager
5 9 (5.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (4.61%) Team Leader
6 7 (4.61%) Graduate
7 6 (3.95%) Programmer
8 5 (3.29%) Analyst Programmer
8 5 (3.29%) Support Engineer
8 5 (3.29%) Junior
8 5 (3.29%) Consultant
9 4 (2.63%) Technical Architect
9 4 (2.63%) Applications Developer
9 4 (2.63%) Business Analyst
9 4 (2.63%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.79%) .NET
2 20 (13.16%) XML
3 17 (11.18%) Velocity
4 14 (9.21%) HTML
5 11 (7.24%) Web Services
6 6 (3.95%) COM+
6 6 (3.95%) ASP.NET
6 6 (3.95%) DirectX
6 6 (3.95%) Java EE
6 6 (3.95%) REST
7 5 (3.29%) CSS
8 4 (2.63%) SOAP
8 4 (2.63%) COM
8 4 (2.63%) XHTML
8 4 (2.63%) jQuery
9 3 (1.97%) .NET Framework
9 3 (1.97%) EDIFACT
10 2 (1.32%) JSON
10 2 (1.32%) J2EE
10 2 (1.32%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.89%) Mathematics
3 10 (6.58%) Computer Science
3 10 (6.58%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.63%) Social Gaming
4 4 (2.63%) Mobile Games
5 3 (1.97%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.97%) Device Driver
5 3 (1.97%) Algorithms
6 2 (1.32%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.32%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.66%) iPhone
7 1 (0.66%) iPad
7 1 (0.66%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.66%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.66%) Physics
7 1 (0.66%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.66%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.66%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 36 (23.68%) Windows
2 20 (13.16%) Linux
3 13 (8.55%) UNIX
4 10 (6.58%) Windows 7
5 9 (5.92%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.95%) VxWorks
7 5 (3.29%) Android
7 5 (3.29%) Apple iOS
8 3 (1.97%) Windows 8
9 2 (1.32%) HPUX
9 2 (1.32%) VMS
10 1 (0.66%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.66%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (29.61%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (16.45%) Project Management
3 24 (15.79%) Mentoring
4 22 (14.47%) Scrum
5 18 (11.84%) Coaching
6 17 (11.18%) ITIL
6 17 (11.18%) DSDM
6 17 (11.18%) Kanban
7 16 (10.53%) Business Analysis
8 15 (9.87%) PRINCE2
9 14 (9.21%) Configuration Management
10 12 (7.89%) Software Engineering
11 11 (7.24%) ERP
12 10 (6.58%) Unified Process
12 10 (6.58%) Validation
12 10 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
12 10 (6.58%) DevOps
13 9 (5.92%) E-Commerce
13 9 (5.92%) ETL
13 9 (5.92%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (26.32%) SQL
2 38 (25.00%) Progress 4GL
3 16 (10.53%) C#
4 14 (9.21%) JavaScript
5 12 (7.89%) T-SQL
6 11 (7.24%) C++
7 8 (5.26%) Java
8 6 (3.95%) Perl
8 6 (3.95%) Assembly Language
9 5 (3.29%) C
9 5 (3.29%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.63%) PHP
10 4 (2.63%) Python
11 3 (1.97%) Ruby
11 3 (1.97%) MATLAB
11 3 (1.97%) VBA
11 3 (1.97%) VB
12 1 (0.66%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 27 (17.76%) Degree
2 5 (3.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.63%) HND
3 4 (2.63%) MCSE
3 4 (2.63%) CCNA
3 4 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.97%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 1 (0.66%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.26%) QA
2 3 (1.97%) SLA
3 1 (0.66%) P3O
System Software
1 9 (5.92%) Firmware
2 7 (4.61%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.32%) vSphere
3 2 (1.32%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (5.26%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.32%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (13.82%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.58%) Ab Initio
3 8 (5.26%) Vitria
3 8 (5.26%) webMethods
4 7 (4.61%) Oracle
5 5 (3.29%) VMware
6 4 (2.63%) Sony
6 4 (2.63%) Facebook
7 3 (1.97%) Mitel
8 2 (1.32%) Dell
8 2 (1.32%) StreamServe
8 2 (1.32%) Apple
8 2 (1.32%) QAD
9 1 (0.66%) EMC
9 1 (0.66%) Citrix
9 1 (0.66%) Business Objects
9 1 (0.66%) SAP
9 1 (0.66%) Cisco
9 1 (0.66%) Orchard
9 1 (0.66%) BT
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