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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OpenEdge over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress OpenEdge
Rank 206 212 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Permanent jobs citing OpenEdge 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.092% 0.018% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.46% 0.10% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 -
UK excluding London average salary £36,000 £35,000 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
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
1085 982 982
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 20.02% 17.60% 20.18%
Number of salaries quoted 914 844 862
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,350 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

OpenEdge
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OpenEdge across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenEdge within the West Midlands region 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
Coventry - 3 £37,500 -
Birmingham +1 1 £37,500 - 2
OpenEdge
England

OpenEdge
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing OpenEdge 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 OpenEdge.

1 11 (91.67%) Progress
2 7 (58.33%) Progress 4GL
3 5 (41.67%) .NET
4 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
4 4 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (33.33%) Pair Programming
4 4 (33.33%) Subversion
5 3 (25.00%) WebSpeed
6 2 (16.67%) SonicMQ
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
6 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
6 2 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
7 1 (8.33%) Billing
7 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
7 1 (8.33%) QA
7 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (8.33%) ERP
7 1 (8.33%) MS Office
7 1 (8.33%) Infragistics
7 1 (8.33%) Finance
7 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing

OpenEdge
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing OpenEdge 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 OpenEdge. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Visual Studio
1 4 (33.33%) Subversion
2 3 (25.00%) WebSpeed
General
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
1 1 (8.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
1 12 (100.00%) Progress Developer
2 3 (25.00%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Progress Analyst Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Developer Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Progress Programmer
3 1 (8.33%) Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) Software Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) .NET
2 2 (16.67%) SonicMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) Pair Programming
2 2 (16.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (8.33%) ERP
3 1 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Progress 4GL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Progress
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Infragistics