The first table below looks at the demand for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Progress over the 3 months to 31 July 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 Yorkshire 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Progress
Rank 245 218 200
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -18
Permanent jobs citing Progress 1 1 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.014% 0.019% 0.45%
As % of the Vendors category 0.030% 0.040% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 20
Average salary £33,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.53% +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £31,000
% change year-on-year
- +20.96%
Vendors Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3306 2513 2656
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 46.63% 47.23% 47.62%
Number of salaries quoted 2510 1952 2103
Average salary £39,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Progress
England

Progress
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Progress across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Progress Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Progress
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Progress Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Progress
Job Locations in Yorkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
(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
West Yorkshire -39 1 £33,000 +1.53%
Progress
England

Progress
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 10 (90.91%) .NET
1 10 (90.91%) OpenEdge
2 8 (72.73%) Progress 4GL
3 6 (54.55%) Web Services
3 6 (54.55%) HTML
3 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 6 (54.55%) Client/Server
3 6 (54.55%) WebSpeed
4 5 (45.45%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) C#
5 2 (18.18%) VB6
5 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
5 2 (18.18%) QA
5 2 (18.18%) VB
5 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
5 2 (18.18%) Oracle
5 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
6 1 (9.09%) MS Office
6 1 (9.09%) ITIL
6 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 1 (9.09%) Windows
6 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
6 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
6 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
6 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
6 1 (9.09%) Project Management
6 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
6 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
6 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
6 1 (9.09%) Incident Management

Progress
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Yorkshire 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 10 (90.91%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) RDBMS
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) WebSpeed
2 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (90.91%) Developer
1 10 (90.91%) Progress Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (90.91%) .NET
2 6 (54.55%) Web Services
2 6 (54.55%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Software Engineering
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Integration Testing
2 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
2 1 (9.09%) Data Modelling
2 1 (9.09%) Service Management
2 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
2 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) Progress 4GL
2 6 (54.55%) JavaScript
3 2 (18.18%) C#
3 2 (18.18%) VB6
3 2 (18.18%) VB
3 2 (18.18%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (9.09%) PCI DSS
2 1 (9.09%) COBIT
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft