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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Progress
Rank 202 211 193
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Permanent jobs citing Progress 8 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.14% 0.15% 0.29%
As % of the Vendors category 0.30% 0.29% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 16
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,700 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £48,500 £38,750
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £41,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +18.57%
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
2630 2783 2783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.04% 50.85% 50.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2169 2315 2390
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Progress across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015. 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 +10 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Dudley - 2 £40,000 -
Coventry -12 1 £42,500 +13.33% 1
Shropshire - 1 £39,500 -
Progress
England

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Progress 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.

1 5 (55.56%) OpenEdge
2 4 (44.44%) WebSpeed
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 3 (33.33%) Time Management
3 3 (33.33%) SDLC
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) Progress 4GL
4 2 (22.22%) QA
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 1 (11.11%) OO
5 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
5 1 (11.11%) MS Project
5 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
5 1 (11.11%) CRM
5 1 (11.11%) EDI
5 1 (11.11%) ITSM
5 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) QAD
5 1 (11.11%) AWK
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
5 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (11.11%) Degree
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Science

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Progress 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) OpenEdge
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Primavera
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy ITSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) WebSpeed
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) Developer
2 7 (77.78%) Progress Developer
3 2 (22.22%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) DBA
4 1 (11.11%) Progress DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) HTML
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) EDI
3 1 (11.11%) SonicMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) Time Management
1 3 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
2 1 (11.11%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) OO
2 1 (11.11%) CRM
2 1 (11.11%) Six Sigma
2 1 (11.11%) ITSM
2 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
2 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) Progress 4GL
3 1 (11.11%) AWK
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
2 1 (11.11%) SLA
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
1 1 (11.11%) Remedy
1 1 (11.11%) QAD
Coventry
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