Period
to 16 January 2018

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Progress products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Progress over the 6 months to 16 January 2018 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.

Progress
UK > England
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 975 1012 955
Rank change year-on-year +37 -57 +213
Permanent jobs citing Progress 169 140 294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.084% 0.15%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.19% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 162 121 264
England median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.47% -4.44% +5.88%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,500 £29,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £43,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.28% -4.44% +5.88%

Progress is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services advertised in England.

All Vendors
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 72,198 72,631 88,421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.46% 43.59% 45.42%
Number of salaries quoted 57,085 58,893 73,127
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,749 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.61% +3.89% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £76,250 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Progress
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing Progress as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for Progress in England

Progress
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Progress in England

Progress
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Progress in England over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Progress in England

Progress
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the England region over the 6 months to 16 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +12 76 £52,500 +5.00% 10
Midlands +22 34 £50,000 +25.00% 3
North of England +7 31 £42,500 +6.25% 6
West Midlands 0 25 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Yorkshire +27 18 £42,500 +6.25% 5
South East +30 15 £60,000 +122.22% 3
East Midlands - 15 £50,000 - 1
East of England +7 11 £38,000 -27.62% 2
North West -5 8 £43,250 +1.76% 1
North East -14 5 £33,500 -56.77%
South West +17 1 £20,500 -24.77% 1
Progress
UK

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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 England region with a requirement for Progress.

1 54 (31.95%) HTML
2 47 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (26.63%) .NET
4 43 (25.44%) SQL
4 43 (25.44%) JavaScript
5 41 (24.26%) C#
6 39 (23.08%) Windows
7 32 (18.93%) OpenEdge
8 29 (17.16%) CSS
9 27 (15.98%) Finance
10 24 (14.20%) SQL Server
10 24 (14.20%) Java
11 23 (13.61%) Oracle
12 22 (13.02%) Microsoft
12 22 (13.02%) PowerShell
13 21 (12.43%) C++
14 20 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
15 18 (10.65%) Stakeholder Management
16 17 (10.06%) Web Services
16 17 (10.06%) Progress 4GL
16 17 (10.06%) Project Management
17 15 (8.88%) Linux
17 15 (8.88%) QlikView
17 15 (8.88%) OpenEdge ABL
18 14 (8.28%) SDLC
18 14 (8.28%) Microsoft Azure
18 14 (8.28%) Web Development
18 14 (8.28%) Python
19 13 (7.69%) HTTP
19 13 (7.69%) ITIL

Progress
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 32 (18.93%) OpenEdge
2 8 (4.73%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.96%) Apache
4 4 (2.37%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.18%) Confluence
5 2 (1.18%) Documentum
5 2 (1.18%) JBoss
5 2 (1.18%) Mule
5 2 (1.18%) Mule ESB
5 2 (1.18%) Sonic ESB
5 2 (1.18%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.59%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.59%) Marvel
6 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (7.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (5.33%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (3.55%) Simulink
4 2 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.59%) InVision
Business Applications
1 5 (2.96%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (2.96%) SAP SD
2 3 (1.78%) SAP GRC
2 3 (1.78%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.78%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (1.78%) Office 365
3 3 (1.78%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 3 (1.78%) Salesforce Service Cloud
4 2 (1.18%) SaaS
5 1 (0.59%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.69%) HTTP
2 10 (5.92%) DNS
2 10 (5.92%) SSL
2 10 (5.92%) Wireshark
3 5 (2.96%) Ethernet
3 5 (2.96%) RS-232
3 5 (2.96%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (1.78%) Firewall
5 2 (1.18%) Internet
5 2 (1.18%) Multicast
5 2 (1.18%) SAN
5 2 (1.18%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.59%) Intrusion Detection
6 1 (0.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (14.20%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.88%) QlikView
3 10 (5.92%) MySQL
4 9 (5.33%) Qlik Sense
5 5 (2.96%) Squirro
6 2 (1.18%) DTS
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.59%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.59%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.59%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (6.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (5.92%) WinDbg
3 9 (5.33%) WebSpeed
4 6 (3.55%) JIRA
4 6 (3.55%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (3.55%) PowerBuilder
4 6 (3.55%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (2.37%) Git (software)
6 3 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 2 (1.18%) Visual Studio
8 1 (0.59%) TestRail
General
1 27 (15.98%) Finance
2 7 (4.14%) Electronics
2 7 (4.14%) Front Office
3 4 (2.37%) Billing
4 3 (1.78%) Advertising
4 3 (1.78%) Back Office
4 3 (1.78%) Marketing
5 2 (1.18%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.59%) Automotive
6 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.59%) Law
6 1 (0.59%) Legal
6 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 71 (42.01%) Developer
2 33 (19.53%) Analyst
3 28 (16.57%) Progress Developer
4 17 (10.06%) Systems Engineer
5 14 (8.28%) Business Analyst
6 13 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 13 (7.69%) Senior Progress Developer
7 12 (7.10%) Applications Support
7 12 (7.10%) Web Developer
8 10 (5.92%) Applications Support Analyst
8 10 (5.92%) Development Engineer
8 10 (5.92%) Escalation Engineer
8 10 (5.92%) Support Analyst
9 9 (5.33%) Analyst Developer
9 9 (5.33%) VMware Engineer
10 8 (4.73%) Software Developer
11 7 (4.14%) Android Engineer
11 7 (4.14%) Integration Manager
11 7 (4.14%) Project Manager
12 6 (3.55%) Wintel Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (31.95%) HTML
2 45 (26.63%) .NET
3 29 (17.16%) CSS
4 17 (10.06%) Web Services
5 13 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 12 (7.10%) jQuery
7 11 (6.51%) Laravel
8 7 (4.14%) Dagger
8 7 (4.14%) RxJava
9 6 (3.55%) .NET Framework
9 6 (3.55%) EDI
9 6 (3.55%) JSON
9 6 (3.55%) NativeScript
9 6 (3.55%) SOAP
10 5 (2.96%) AngularJS
10 5 (2.96%) IDoc
10 5 (2.96%) LAMP
10 5 (2.96%) Oracle Fusion
10 5 (2.96%) RESTful
11 3 (1.78%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 20 (11.83%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (7.10%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (5.33%) Virtual Team
4 8 (4.73%) User Experience
5 7 (4.14%) Enterprise Storage
6 6 (3.55%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.96%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (2.96%) Robotics
8 3 (1.78%) Management Information System
9 2 (1.18%) DataPower
9 2 (1.18%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.18%) PMI
9 2 (1.18%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.59%) Clustering
10 1 (0.59%) Fintech
10 1 (0.59%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (0.59%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.59%) NHS
10 1 (0.59%) Photography
10 1 (0.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (23.08%) Windows
2 15 (8.88%) Linux
3 13 (7.69%) Windows Server
4 10 (5.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (5.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (4.14%) Android
5 7 (4.14%) Unix
5 7 (4.14%) VMS
6 5 (2.96%) Robot Operating System
7 1 (0.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.59%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (27.81%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (10.65%) Stakeholder Management
3 17 (10.06%) Project Management
4 14 (8.28%) SDLC
4 14 (8.28%) Web Development
5 13 (7.69%) ITIL
6 12 (7.10%) Coaching
6 12 (7.10%) Scrum
6 12 (7.10%) Translating Business Requirements
7 11 (6.51%) Asset Management
7 11 (6.51%) Line Management
8 10 (5.92%) CRM
8 10 (5.92%) Data Analysis
8 10 (5.92%) OO
9 9 (5.33%) Pair Programming
9 9 (5.33%) TDD
10 8 (4.73%) Analytics
10 8 (4.73%) PRINCE2
11 7 (4.14%) BDD
11 7 (4.14%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 43 (25.44%) JavaScript
1 43 (25.44%) SQL
2 41 (24.26%) C#
3 24 (14.20%) Java
4 22 (13.02%) PowerShell
5 21 (12.43%) C++
6 17 (10.06%) Progress 4GL
7 15 (8.88%) OpenEdge ABL
8 14 (8.28%) Python
9 13 (7.69%) PHP
10 10 (5.92%) VBScript
11 8 (4.73%) T-SQL
12 6 (3.55%) C
13 3 (1.78%) Apex Code
13 3 (1.78%) Groovy
13 3 (1.78%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.78%) R
14 2 (1.18%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.18%) Ruby
14 2 (1.18%) VBA
Qualifications
1 12 (7.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 10 (5.92%) Degree
3 3 (1.78%) ISEB
3 3 (1.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.18%) CCNA
4 2 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (1.18%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.18%) MCITP
4 2 (1.18%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (0.59%) MCP
5 1 (0.59%) MCSA
5 1 (0.59%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.10%) QA
2 10 (5.92%) SLA
3 2 (1.18%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (4.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (4.14%) Active Directory
2 7 (4.14%) VMware ESXi
2 7 (4.14%) vSphere
3 5 (2.96%) Firmware
4 3 (1.78%) Docker
5 1 (0.59%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 12 (7.10%) SCOM
2 7 (4.14%) vCenter Server
3 2 (1.18%) Nagios
3 2 (1.18%) RSA Archer
4 1 (0.59%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.59%) Nessus
4 1 (0.59%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 23 (13.61%) Oracle
2 22 (13.02%) Microsoft
3 13 (7.69%) VMware
4 11 (6.51%) SAP
5 10 (5.92%) Sophos
6 9 (5.33%) EqualLogic
7 8 (4.73%) Google
7 8 (4.73%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (4.14%) Dell
9 6 (3.55%) Ab Initio
9 6 (3.55%) Cognos
9 6 (3.55%) Telerik
10 5 (2.96%) SEEBURGER
11 2 (1.18%) Capita
11 2 (1.18%) Fujitsu
11 2 (1.18%) InterSystems
11 2 (1.18%) Pega
11 2 (1.18%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.18%) TIBCO
11 2 (1.18%) webMethods