The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Vendors for the West Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress
Rank 177 190 173
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -17
Permanent jobs citing Progress 20 12 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.24% 0.43%
As % of the Vendors category 0.84% 0.47% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 19 12 17
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £31,500 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £36,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £36,500 £35,500
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +2.81%
Vendors Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
2377 2549 2336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.07% 50.89% 49.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1933 2097 1930
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,675
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Progress
England

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
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 April 2014.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +12 13 £33,000 +4.76%
Solihull - 4 £25,500 -
Walsall 0 2 £36,250 -
Kingswinford - 1 £42,000 -
Progress
England

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 17 (53.13%) C
1 17 (53.13%) C++
1 17 (53.13%) HTML
1 17 (53.13%) Java
1 17 (53.13%) Perl
1 17 (53.13%) PHP
1 17 (53.13%) SQL
1 17 (53.13%) ITIL
1 17 (53.13%) UNIX
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
1 17 (53.13%) Solaris
1 17 (53.13%) Linux
1 17 (53.13%) Sybase
1 17 (53.13%) CSS
1 17 (53.13%) CRM
1 17 (53.13%) Sage
1 17 (53.13%) Salesforce.com
1 17 (53.13%) Shell Script
1 17 (53.13%) RDBMS
1 17 (53.13%) SLA
1 17 (53.13%) Degree
1 17 (53.13%) Relational Database
2 9 (28.13%) OpenEdge
3 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
4 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
4 5 (15.63%) Progress 4GL
4 5 (15.63%) ERP
4 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
5 4 (12.50%) Capita
6 2 (6.25%) SonicMQ

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (28.13%) OpenEdge
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Oracle EBS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) RDBMS
1 17 (53.13%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) WebSpeed
General
1 5 (15.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) Support Analyst
2 13 (40.63%) Progress Developer
3 3 (9.38%) Support Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support
3 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
4 1 (3.13%) 1st Line Support Analyst
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Programmer
4 1 (3.13%) 1st Line Support
4 1 (3.13%) Team Leader
4 1 (3.13%) Development Team Leader
4 1 (3.13%) Coordinator
4 1 (3.13%) Analyst Programmer
4 1 (3.13%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) HTML
1 17 (53.13%) CSS
2 2 (6.25%) SonicMQ
3 1 (3.13%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 17 (53.13%) UNIX
1 17 (53.13%) Windows
1 17 (53.13%) Solaris
1 17 (53.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) ITIL
1 17 (53.13%) CRM
2 5 (15.63%) ERP
3 2 (6.25%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 17 (53.13%) C
1 17 (53.13%) C++
1 17 (53.13%) Java
1 17 (53.13%) Perl
1 17 (53.13%) PHP
1 17 (53.13%) SQL
1 17 (53.13%) Shell Script
2 5 (15.63%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 17 (53.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (53.13%) SLA
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Sybase
1 17 (53.13%) Sage
1 17 (53.13%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (15.63%) Microsoft
3 4 (12.50%) Capita
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle
Willenhall, West Midlands (County)
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Sanderson
Salary: £325 - £330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago