The table below looks at the statistics for Progress 4GL 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 Progress 4GL over the 3 months to 26 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress 4GL
Rank - 209 197
Permanent jobs citing Progress 4GL 0 2 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands - 0.038% 0.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category - 0.075% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 5
Average salary - £35,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.23%
UK excluding London average salary £42,250 £34,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
+22.46% +6.15%
Progress 4GL
England

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

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2762 2655 2637
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.41% 50.75% 53.60%
Number of salaries quoted 2486 2333 2321
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Progress 4GL
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Progress 4GL across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

Progress 4GL Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Progress 4GL
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Progress 4GL across the West Midlands region.

Progress 4GL Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Progress 4GL
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Progress 4GL 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 4GL.

1 6 (100.00%) Progress
2 4 (66.67%) OpenEdge
2 4 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 4 (66.67%) Subversion
2 4 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (16.67%) XML
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
3 1 (16.67%) EDI
3 1 (16.67%) FTP
3 1 (16.67%) HTTP
3 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Informatica
3 1 (16.67%) Project Management
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) SEEBURGER
3 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) E-business
3 1 (16.67%) EDIFACT

Progress 4GL
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 26 November 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Progress 4GL 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 4GL. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) OpenEdge
1 4 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) FTP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
1 4 (66.67%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Developer
1 5 (83.33%) Progress Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) XML
2 1 (16.67%) EDI
2 1 (16.67%) EDIFACT
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) E-business
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Progress
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica
2 1 (16.67%) SEEBURGER