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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress
Rank 802 871 781
Rank change year-on-year
+69 -90
Permanent jobs citing Progress 100 67 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.090% 0.057% 0.095%
As % of the Vendors category 0.19% 0.12% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 88 54 98
Average salary £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £33,300 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £38,100 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+11.54% +1.60%

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
51571 55131 51801
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.60% 46.68% 47.70%
Number of salaries quoted 41660 44546 42531
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 3 July 2015 within the UK.

Progress Salary Histogram in the UK

Progress
Top 26 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 3 July 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 +61 99 £45,000 +12.50% 11
London +54 59 £45,000 -18.18% 2
South East +36 28 £40,000 -11.11% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 11 £45,000 -10.00% 1
West Sussex - 9 £25,000 -
City of London +42 8 £42,500 -15.00% 1
High Wycombe - 8 £45,000 - 1
Berkshire 0 6 £52,500 -
Manchester +4 5 £60,000 -22.58%
North West -1 5 £60,000 -22.58%
West Midlands -16 5 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Chichester - 5 £25,000 -
Crawley - 3 £32,500 -
Surrey +10 2 £22,500 -
South West -6 2 £42,500 +11.54% 5
Birmingham -9 2 £40,000 +6.66%
Wiltshire - 2 £42,500 -
Dudley - 2 £40,000 - 1
Reigate - 2 £22,500 -
Salisbury - 2 £42,500 -
Canary Wharf - 2 £47,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames +5 1 £55,000 +57.14%
Shropshire - 1 £39,500 -
Shrewsbury - 1 £39,500 -
Wembley - 1 £40,000 -
Gatwick - 1 £40,000 -

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 56 (29.95%) Finance
2 47 (25.13%) Progress 4GL
3 42 (22.46%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (21.93%) Microsoft
5 40 (21.39%) HTML
6 37 (19.79%) JavaScript
6 37 (19.79%) Degree
7 35 (18.72%) SQL
8 34 (18.18%) OpenEdge
9 32 (17.11%) XML
10 31 (16.58%) MS Excel
11 30 (16.04%) Project Management
12 29 (15.51%) .NET
13 26 (13.90%) SQL Server
13 26 (13.90%) CSS
13 26 (13.90%) MS Office
13 26 (13.90%) Windows
14 25 (13.37%) Linux
14 25 (13.37%) REST
14 25 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
15 23 (12.30%) XHTML
15 23 (12.30%) COM
16 22 (11.76%) Mentoring
17 21 (11.23%) ITIL
17 21 (11.23%) Scrum
18 20 (10.70%) C#
18 20 (10.70%) SDLC
19 18 (9.63%) Business Analysis
20 16 (8.56%) Banking
20 16 (8.56%) Software Engineering

Progress
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 34 (18.18%) OpenEdge
2 7 (3.74%) Apache
3 6 (3.21%) IIS
3 6 (3.21%) JBoss
3 6 (3.21%) SharePoint
3 6 (3.21%) WebSphere
4 4 (2.14%) Tomcat
5 3 (1.60%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.07%) Oracle Workflow
6 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.07%) Node.js
6 2 (1.07%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (0.53%) Orchard CMS
7 1 (0.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 31 (16.58%) MS Excel
2 26 (13.90%) MS Office
3 6 (3.21%) MS Project
4 5 (2.67%) Photoshop
5 4 (2.14%) MS Visio
5 4 (2.14%) AutoCAD
5 4 (2.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (1.60%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 8 (4.28%) BusinessWare
2 7 (3.74%) Oracle Financials
3 6 (3.21%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (3.21%) Oracle EBS R12
4 4 (2.14%) Oracle Assets
5 3 (1.60%) Oracle E-Business Tax
5 3 (1.60%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 3 (1.60%) Oracle AGIS
5 3 (1.60%) Oracle Cash Management
5 3 (1.60%) Oracle General Ledger
6 2 (1.07%) Oracle Payables
6 2 (1.07%) Oracle Internet Expenses
7 1 (0.53%) Orchard Housing
7 1 (0.53%) Demantra
7 1 (0.53%) Primavera
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle SCM
7 1 (0.53%) Oracle ERP
7 1 (0.53%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.07%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (7.49%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.28%) Intranet
3 7 (3.74%) Internet
4 6 (3.21%) SAN
4 6 (3.21%) LAN
4 6 (3.21%) WAN
5 4 (2.14%) NAS
6 2 (1.07%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.07%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.53%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (13.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (2.67%) MS Access
2 5 (2.67%) Relational Database
3 4 (2.14%) Oracle Database
3 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (2.14%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (2.14%) Oracle BI EE
3 4 (2.14%) PerformancePoint
4 3 (1.60%) CouchDB
4 3 (1.60%) MongoDB
4 3 (1.60%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.60%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.53%) SQLite
5 1 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 16 (8.56%) Visual Studio
2 14 (7.49%) Subversion
3 12 (6.42%) WebSpeed
4 8 (4.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (2.67%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.14%) Selenium
6 4 (2.14%) HP UFT
7 3 (1.60%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.07%) PowerBuilder
8 2 (1.07%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (1.07%) JIRA
9 1 (0.53%) Xcode
9 1 (0.53%) JUnit
General
1 56 (29.95%) Finance
2 16 (8.56%) Banking
3 13 (6.95%) Retail
4 8 (4.28%) Aerospace
5 7 (3.74%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.21%) Investment Banking
7 5 (2.67%) Law
8 4 (2.14%) Electronics
8 4 (2.14%) Financial Institution
8 4 (2.14%) Corporate Banking
8 4 (2.14%) Games
9 3 (1.60%) General Ledger
9 3 (1.60%) Legal
10 2 (1.07%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.07%) Marketing
11 1 (0.53%) Billing
11 1 (0.53%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 61 (32.62%) Developer
2 32 (17.11%) Progress Developer
3 29 (15.51%) Analyst
4 19 (10.16%) Architect
5 15 (8.02%) Software Developer
5 15 (8.02%) Software Engineer
6 13 (6.95%) Applications Architect
7 12 (6.42%) Applications Developer
7 12 (6.42%) Analyst Programmer
7 12 (6.42%) Programmer
7 12 (6.42%) ScrumMaster
8 9 (4.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 9 (4.81%) Business Analyst
9 8 (4.28%) Progress Programmer
9 8 (4.28%) Technical Manager
9 8 (4.28%) Progress Analyst Programmer
10 7 (3.74%) Team Leader
10 7 (3.74%) .NET Developer
10 7 (3.74%) Graduate
11 6 (3.21%) Banking Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (21.39%) HTML
2 32 (17.11%) XML
3 29 (15.51%) .NET
4 26 (13.90%) CSS
5 25 (13.37%) REST
6 23 (12.30%) XHTML
6 23 (12.30%) COM
7 13 (6.95%) Web Services
8 12 (6.42%) ASP.NET
8 12 (6.42%) Velocity
9 8 (4.28%) JSON
10 7 (3.74%) jQuery
10 7 (3.74%) Ajax
11 6 (3.21%) DirectX
11 6 (3.21%) COM+
11 6 (3.21%) Java EE
12 3 (1.60%) CSS3
12 3 (1.60%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (1.60%) Caliburn.Micro
12 3 (1.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.37%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.95%) Mathematics
3 12 (6.42%) Computer Science
3 12 (6.42%) Client/Server
4 8 (4.28%) Data Integration
5 6 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (2.67%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.14%) Social Gaming
7 4 (2.14%) Mobile Games
7 4 (2.14%) Equities
8 3 (1.60%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.60%) Visualisation
8 3 (1.60%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.07%) Social Media
9 2 (1.07%) Graphic Design
9 2 (1.07%) Blog
9 2 (1.07%) NHS
9 2 (1.07%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.07%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 26 (13.90%) Windows
2 25 (13.37%) Linux
3 9 (4.81%) UNIX
4 8 (4.28%) VxWorks
5 7 (3.74%) Apple iOS
6 6 (3.21%) Windows 7
7 5 (2.67%) Android
8 4 (2.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (1.60%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.07%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (1.07%) VMS
11 1 (0.53%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.53%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.53%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (22.46%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (16.04%) Project Management
3 22 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 21 (11.23%) Scrum
4 21 (11.23%) ITIL
5 20 (10.70%) SDLC
6 18 (9.63%) Business Analysis
7 16 (8.56%) Software Engineering
7 16 (8.56%) Configuration Management
8 15 (8.02%) PRINCE2
9 14 (7.49%) Coaching
10 12 (6.42%) DSDM
10 12 (6.42%) Change Management
10 12 (6.42%) Programme Management
10 12 (6.42%) Validation
10 12 (6.42%) Kanban
11 10 (5.35%) Test Scripting
11 10 (5.35%) Unified Process
11 10 (5.35%) TDD
11 10 (5.35%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 47 (25.13%) Progress 4GL
2 37 (19.79%) JavaScript
3 35 (18.72%) SQL
4 20 (10.70%) C#
5 14 (7.49%) C++
6 13 (6.95%) C
7 9 (4.81%) Java
8 8 (4.28%) Assembly Language
9 7 (3.74%) Perl
9 7 (3.74%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.74%) VB.NET
10 6 (3.21%) Python
11 5 (2.67%) VBA
12 3 (1.60%) Ruby
12 3 (1.60%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.07%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.07%) Apple Swift
14 1 (0.53%) AWK
14 1 (0.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 37 (19.79%) Degree
2 5 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (2.14%) HND
3 4 (2.14%) MCSE
3 4 (2.14%) CCNA
3 4 (2.14%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (1.60%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (1.60%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.07%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.53%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.53%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.28%) QA
2 5 (2.67%) SLA
3 1 (0.53%) P3O
System Software
1 11 (5.88%) Firmware
2 6 (3.21%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.07%) vSphere
3 2 (1.07%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (4.28%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 2 (1.07%) SCOM
Vendors
1 41 (21.93%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.56%) Oracle
3 10 (5.35%) Ab Initio
4 8 (4.28%) Vitria
4 8 (4.28%) webMethods
5 5 (2.67%) VMware
6 4 (2.14%) Facebook
6 4 (2.14%) Sony
7 3 (1.60%) SAP
8 2 (1.07%) Dell
8 2 (1.07%) Dell Compellent
8 2 (1.07%) Google
8 2 (1.07%) Apple
9 1 (0.53%) QAD
9 1 (0.53%) Remedy
9 1 (0.53%) EMC
9 1 (0.53%) Citrix
9 1 (0.53%) Cisco
9 1 (0.53%) Business Objects
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