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 27 July 2016 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress
Rank 213 222 206
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -16
Permanent jobs citing Progress 19 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Vendors category 0.69% 0.28% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 10
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,800
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +12.43%
Progress
England

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
2762 2831 2560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 45.68% 48.11% 48.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2011 2314 2133
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +1.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,250 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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
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 27 July 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 -1 13 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Coventry - 6 £35,000 -
Progress
England

Progress
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 July 2016, 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 24 (82.76%) OpenEdge
2 9 (31.03%) Line Management
3 5 (17.24%) Security Architecture
3 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
3 5 (17.24%) Network Security
3 5 (17.24%) Internal Audit
3 5 (17.24%) Threat Management
3 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 5 (17.24%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (17.24%) Firewall
3 5 (17.24%) Information Security
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (10.34%) SonicMQ
5 3 (10.34%) WebSpeed
5 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
6 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (6.90%) SDLC
6 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
6 2 (6.90%) Billing
6 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.90%) Degree
6 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Progress 4GL
7 1 (3.45%) CRM
7 1 (3.45%) Legal
7 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
7 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills

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 24 (82.76%) OpenEdge
Communications & Networking
1 5 (17.24%) Firewall
1 5 (17.24%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 3 (10.34%) WebSpeed
General
1 2 (6.90%) Billing
2 1 (3.45%) Legal
Job Titles
1 24 (82.76%) Developer
1 24 (82.76%) Progress Developer
2 12 (41.38%) OpenEdge Developer
3 10 (34.48%) Designer
4 5 (17.24%) Architecture Manager
4 5 (17.24%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.34%) SonicMQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Line Management
2 5 (17.24%) Incident Management
2 5 (17.24%) Information Security
2 5 (17.24%) Internal Audit
2 5 (17.24%) Penetration Testing
2 5 (17.24%) Security Architecture
2 5 (17.24%) Threat Management
2 5 (17.24%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.90%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (6.90%) SDLC
5 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.90%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.45%) CRM
6 1 (3.45%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
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