The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Walsall region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the Walsall region.

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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress
Rank 21 21 7
Rank change year-on-year
0 -14
Permanent jobs citing Progress 2 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 2.20% 6.25% 11.11%
As % of the Vendors category 5.41% 10.53% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 2
Average salary £36,250 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +2.81%
Vendors Category
Walsall
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
37 38 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Walsall 40.66% 59.38% 55.56%
Number of salaries quoted 35 37 13
Average salary £37,000 £31,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+19.35% -3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £22,500 £18,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Progress
West Midlands

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Progress across the Walsall region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in Walsall

Progress
Salary Trend in Walsall

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Progress across the Walsall region.

Progress Salary Trend in Walsall

Progress
Top 5 Related IT Skills in Walsall

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Walsall region 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 2 (100.00%) SonicMQ
1 2 (100.00%) WebSpeed
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
1 2 (100.00%) OpenEdge
2 1 (50.00%) Progress 4GL

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in Walsall by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT jobs across the Walsall region 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 2 (100.00%) OpenEdge
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) WebSpeed
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Senior Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Progress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) SonicMQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Progress 4GL