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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress OpenEdge
Rank 211 198 197
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -1
Permanent jobs citing OpenEdge 5 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.093% 0.041% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.48% 0.23% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 6
Average salary £37,500 - £31,750
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £36,250 £32,500
% change year-on-year
-3.44% +11.53%
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
1035 876 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 19.33% 18.05% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 935 727 830
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £50,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +0.73%

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OpenEdge across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

OpenEdge Salary Histogram 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 24 December 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
Birmingham - 3 £37,500 -
Staffordshire - 1 £28,000 -
OpenEdge
England

OpenEdge
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (37.50%) Progress 4GL
3 3 (37.50%) Progress
3 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (37.50%) Pair Programming
3 3 (37.50%) Subversion
4 2 (25.00%) C#
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) VB
4 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (25.00%) VBA
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) MS Office
4 2 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (25.00%) XML
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) EDI
4 2 (25.00%) ERP
4 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (25.00%) ColdFusion
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Epicor
4 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Replication

OpenEdge
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 3 (37.50%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (25.00%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Epicor Vantage
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
2 1 (12.50%) WebSpeed
General
1 1 (12.50%) Billing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Progress Developer
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Analyst Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) Programmer
3 2 (25.00%) Administrator
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (25.00%) DBA
3 2 (25.00%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
4 1 (12.50%) SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) EDI
3 1 (12.50%) SonicMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Replication
1 2 (25.00%) Statistics
1 2 (25.00%) Data Protection Act
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Pair Programming
2 2 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Planning
2 2 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 2 (25.00%) ERP
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (25.00%) Migration
2 2 (25.00%) Web Design
2 2 (25.00%) Information Security
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
3 1 (12.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (37.50%) Progress 4GL
3 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (25.00%) C#
3 2 (25.00%) PHP
3 2 (25.00%) VB
3 2 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (25.00%) MCTS
1 2 (25.00%) MCITP
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Progress
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Epicor