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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Progress
Rank 216 200 174
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -26
Permanent jobs citing Progress 16 10 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.20% 0.49%
As % of the Vendors category 0.64% 0.44% 1.00%
Number of salaries quoted 12 10 18
Average salary £43,750 £40,000 £26,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +53.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £30,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £42,750 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +28.00%
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
2492 2264 2108
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.03% 45.55% 49.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2042 1983 1669
Average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 13 February 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
(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
Warwickshire - 8 £41,500 -
Walsall - 4 £46,000 -
Birmingham -3 2 £51,000 +20.00% 1
Staffordshire - 1 £42,500 -
Progress
England

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 23 (69.70%) OpenEdge
2 13 (39.39%) SQL
3 11 (33.33%) Progress 4GL
4 9 (27.27%) .NET
4 9 (27.27%) C#
4 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 9 (27.27%) MVC
4 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 9 (27.27%) SDLC
5 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
5 5 (15.15%) Legal
6 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
7 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
7 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
7 3 (9.09%) Coaching
7 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
7 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
7 3 (9.09%) WebSpeed
7 3 (9.09%) Linux
7 3 (9.09%) Oracle
7 3 (9.09%) SonicMQ
8 2 (6.06%) ERP
8 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
8 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
8 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
8 2 (6.06%) Finance
8 2 (6.06%) Billing

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 23 (69.70%) OpenEdge
2 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MFGPRO
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) DHCP
1 1 (3.03%) DNS
1 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (6.06%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (9.09%) WebSpeed
General
1 5 (15.15%) Legal
2 2 (6.06%) Billing
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 10 (30.30%) Senior Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Analyst
3 8 (24.24%) Progress Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Analyst Programmer
4 7 (21.21%) OpenEdge Programmer
4 7 (21.21%) Programmer
4 7 (21.21%) Progress Analyst Programmer
4 7 (21.21%) Progress Programmer
4 7 (21.21%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Senior Analyst Programmer
4 7 (21.21%) Senior Programme Analyst
4 7 (21.21%) Senior Programmer
5 4 (12.12%) OpenEdge Developer
6 3 (9.09%) Administrator
6 3 (9.09%) DBA
6 3 (9.09%) Oracle DBA
6 3 (9.09%) Technical Leader
7 1 (3.03%) IT Support
7 1 (3.03%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) .NET
1 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
1 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (9.09%) SonicMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (3.03%) Windows
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) MVC
1 9 (27.27%) SDLC
2 5 (15.15%) Data Protection
3 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.09%) Coaching
4 3 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 3 (9.09%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.06%) ERP
5 2 (6.06%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (6.06%) Software Engineering
5 2 (6.06%) Unit Testing
6 1 (3.03%) CRM
6 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.03%) Logistics
6 1 (3.03%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 13 (39.39%) SQL
2 11 (33.33%) Progress 4GL
3 9 (27.27%) C#
3 9 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (6.06%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.03%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.03%) VMware
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