The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Progress Software Corporation.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Progress
England / West Midlands
Rank 205 201 203
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Permanent jobs citing Progress 10 21 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.40% 0.30%
As % of the Vendors category 0.45% 0.92% 0.65%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 15
Median salary £37,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,200 £40,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,400 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%

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

Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2239 2287 2325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.86% 43.82% 46.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1685 1892 2065
Median salary £42,500 £40,250 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.59% +3.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,507 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Progress
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Progress Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Progress
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Progress across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017.

Progress Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Progress
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 Progress within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 January 2017. 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 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 -9 4 £37,500 -26.47% 2
Coventry +9 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Solihull - 2 £50,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £36,000 -
Progress
England

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, IT jobs citing Progress 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 Progress.

1 16 (57.14%) OpenEdge
1 16 (57.14%) Line Management
2 9 (32.14%) CSS
3 8 (28.57%) C#
3 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 8 (28.57%) SQL
3 8 (28.57%) .NET
3 8 (28.57%) Web Development
3 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 7 (25.00%) MVC
4 7 (25.00%) Web Services
4 7 (25.00%) OO
4 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
4 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 3 (10.71%) HTTP
6 2 (7.14%) HTML
6 2 (7.14%) jQuery
7 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
7 1 (3.57%) Online Marketing
7 1 (3.57%) Analytics
7 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
7 1 (3.57%) SDLC
7 1 (3.57%) Front End Development
7 1 (3.57%) Windows
7 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
7 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
7 1 (3.57%) MS Office

Progress
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:

Application Platforms
1 16 (57.14%) OpenEdge
2 1 (3.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) HTTP
2 1 (3.57%) LAN
2 1 (3.57%) SAN
2 1 (3.57%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (89.29%) Developer
2 16 (57.14%) Progress Developer
3 7 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior .NET Developer
3 7 (25.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (3.57%) Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 1 (3.57%) Head of Development
4 1 (3.57%) Marketing Analyst
4 1 (3.57%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (32.14%) CSS
2 8 (28.57%) .NET
2 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 7 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
3 7 (25.00%) Web Services
4 2 (7.14%) HTML
4 2 (7.14%) jQuery
5 1 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (57.14%) Line Management
2 8 (28.57%) Web Development
3 7 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 7 (25.00%) MVC
3 7 (25.00%) OO
4 1 (3.57%) Analytics
4 1 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Front End Development
4 1 (3.57%) Online Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) Pay per click
4 1 (3.57%) SDLC
4 1 (3.57%) Search Engine Marketing
4 1 (3.57%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 8 (28.57%) C#
1 8 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 8 (28.57%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.57%) Hyper-V
1 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Google
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
1 1 (3.57%) VMware
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