The table below looks at the statistics for OpenEdge skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenEdge over the 3 months to 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress OpenEdge
Rank 215 218 226
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +8
Permanent jobs citing OpenEdge 19 9 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.33% 0.16% 0.074%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.07% 1.07% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 15 8 4
Median salary £40,000 £35,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +13.33%
OpenEdge
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
916 842 1023
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 15.71% 15.15% 19.03%
Number of salaries quoted 727 693 854
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,750 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

OpenEdge
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing OpenEdge as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

OpenEdge Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

OpenEdge
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

OpenEdge Salary Trend in the West Midlands

OpenEdge
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenEdge within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 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
Birmingham -8 17 £40,000 +14.28%
Solihull - 1 £35,000 -
OpenEdge
England

OpenEdge
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 August 2016, IT jobs citing OpenEdge also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for OpenEdge.

1 26 (81.25%) Progress
2 14 (43.75%) Line Management
3 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
4 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
4 3 (9.38%) SLA
4 3 (9.38%) Microsoft
4 3 (9.38%) Service Management
4 3 (9.38%) Change Management
4 3 (9.38%) ITSM
4 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
4 3 (9.38%) Degree
5 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.25%) WebSpeed
5 2 (6.25%) SonicMQ
5 2 (6.25%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) C#
6 1 (3.13%) OpenEdge ABL
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
6 1 (3.13%) .NET
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
6 1 (3.13%) ERP
6 1 (3.13%) Billing
6 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005

OpenEdge
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) WebSpeed
General
1 1 (3.13%) Billing
1 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Developer
1 28 (87.50%) Progress Developer
2 13 (40.63%) OpenEdge Developer
3 10 (31.25%) Designer
4 4 (12.50%) Analyst
4 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence Analyst
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Senior Progress Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) SonicMQ
2 1 (3.13%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
1 1 (3.13%) FMCG
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Line Management
2 4 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (12.50%) ITIL
2 4 (12.50%) ITIL V3
2 4 (12.50%) PRINCE2
3 3 (9.38%) Change Management
3 3 (9.38%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.38%) ITSM
3 3 (9.38%) Service Management
4 2 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.25%) Waterfall
5 1 (3.13%) ERP
5 1 (3.13%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (3.13%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (3.13%) C#
2 1 (3.13%) OpenEdge ABL
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.38%) SLA
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) Progress
2 3 (9.38%) Microsoft