Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 2017 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
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 980 1044 1036
Rank change year-on-year +64 -8 +159
Permanent jobs citing Progress 171 168 244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.10% 0.094% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.23% 0.21% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 140 148 210
England median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,250 £22,650 £32,950
90th Percentile £85,000 £50,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +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 74905 78411 94360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.35% 43.70% 45.74%
Number of salaries quoted 58427 63938 77604
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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 +29 86 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Midlands +36 34 £35,000 -17.65% 1
North of England -5 32 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Yorkshire +22 20 £42,500 +6.25% 2
West Midlands +5 19 £38,500 -3.75%
East Midlands +49 15 £30,500 -12.86%
East of England +13 10 £38,000 +90.00% 1
South East +43 8 £48,750 +35.42%
North East +17 6 £36,750 -52.58%
North West -11 6 £42,500 - 1
South West +8 1 £20,500 -31.09%
Progress
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, 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 57 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (30.41%) SQL
3 51 (29.82%) HTML
4 49 (28.65%) C#
4 49 (28.65%) .NET
5 41 (23.98%) JavaScript
6 35 (20.47%) SQL Server
6 35 (20.47%) Windows
6 35 (20.47%) OpenEdge
7 33 (19.30%) Finance
8 27 (15.79%) CSS
9 25 (14.62%) Microsoft
9 25 (14.62%) Oracle
10 22 (12.87%) Degree
10 22 (12.87%) ASP.NET
11 21 (12.28%) Java
11 21 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
12 20 (11.70%) Web Development
12 20 (11.70%) Web Services
13 18 (10.53%) Progress 4GL
13 18 (10.53%) Active Directory
13 18 (10.53%) Project Management
13 18 (10.53%) SDLC
14 17 (9.94%) PowerShell
14 17 (9.94%) Windows Server
15 16 (9.36%) C++
15 16 (9.36%) VMware
16 15 (8.77%) jQuery
16 15 (8.77%) ITIL
16 15 (8.77%) OO

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 35 (20.47%) OpenEdge
2 6 (3.51%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.92%) Apache
4 4 (2.34%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.75%) MS Exchange
6 2 (1.17%) Confluence
7 1 (0.58%) Marvel
Applications
1 12 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (4.68%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.92%) Simulink
4 1 (0.58%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (1.75%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.58%) LatentZero
2 1 (0.58%) Magento
2 1 (0.58%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.58%) SAP S/4HANA
2 1 (0.58%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.60%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.26%) Office 365
3 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.17%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 2 (1.17%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.58%) G Suite
6 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (7.02%) SAN
2 8 (4.68%) HTTP
3 6 (3.51%) SSL
4 5 (2.92%) Firewall
5 4 (2.34%) DNS
5 4 (2.34%) Ethernet
5 4 (2.34%) RS-232
5 4 (2.34%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.34%) Wireshark
6 2 (1.17%) Multicast
6 2 (1.17%) TCP/IP
6 2 (1.17%) VoIP
6 2 (1.17%) VPN
7 1 (0.58%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.58%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (20.47%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.19%) QlikView
3 10 (5.85%) MySQL
4 8 (4.68%) Qlik Sense
5 5 (2.92%) Squirro
6 4 (2.34%) DTS
6 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.34%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.58%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.58%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (7.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (5.85%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.68%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (4.68%) PowerBuilder
3 8 (4.68%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (4.09%) JIRA
5 6 (3.51%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.92%) WebSpeed
7 4 (2.34%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (2.34%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (2.34%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.58%) TestRail
General
1 33 (19.30%) Finance
2 9 (5.26%) Front Office
3 6 (3.51%) Retail
4 5 (2.92%) Electronics
5 4 (2.34%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.75%) Banking
6 3 (1.75%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.17%) Advertising
7 2 (1.17%) Billing
7 2 (1.17%) Law
7 2 (1.17%) Legal
7 2 (1.17%) Marketing
7 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.58%) Avionics
8 1 (0.58%) Games
8 1 (0.58%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 73 (42.69%) Developer
2 27 (15.79%) Analyst
3 25 (14.62%) Progress Developer
4 16 (9.36%) Systems Engineer
5 15 (8.77%) Software Developer
6 14 (8.19%) Business Analyst
7 12 (7.02%) Applications Support
7 12 (7.02%) Project Manager
7 12 (7.02%) Web Developer
8 9 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
8 9 (5.26%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.26%) Support Analyst
9 8 (4.68%) Senior Progress Developer
10 7 (4.09%) Android Engineer
10 7 (4.09%) Support Engineer
10 7 (4.09%) Wintel Engineer
10 7 (4.09%) Wintel Systems Engineer
11 6 (3.51%) Applications Developer
11 6 (3.51%) Digital Project Manager
11 6 (3.51%) OpenEdge Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (29.82%) HTML
2 49 (28.65%) .NET
3 27 (15.79%) CSS
4 22 (12.87%) ASP.NET
5 20 (11.70%) Web Services
6 15 (8.77%) jQuery
7 7 (4.09%) RxJava
8 6 (3.51%) .NET Framework
8 6 (3.51%) AngularJS
8 6 (3.51%) JSON
8 6 (3.51%) SOAP
9 5 (2.92%) CSS3
9 5 (2.92%) HTML5
9 5 (2.92%) LAMP
9 5 (2.92%) Laravel
9 5 (2.92%) RESTful
10 4 (2.34%) FIX Protocol
10 4 (2.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 3 (1.75%) Oracle Fusion
11 3 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.43%) Computer Science
1 11 (6.43%) Virtual Team
2 9 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.68%) User Experience
4 6 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.34%) Client/Server
5 4 (2.34%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (2.34%) Robotics
6 2 (1.17%) Derivative
6 2 (1.17%) Hedge funds
6 2 (1.17%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.58%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.58%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.58%) iPhone
7 1 (0.58%) Life Science
7 1 (0.58%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.58%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.58%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.58%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 35 (20.47%) Windows
2 17 (9.94%) Windows Server
3 13 (7.60%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (6.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (4.68%) Linux
6 7 (4.09%) Android
6 7 (4.09%) Unix
7 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (12.28%) Stakeholder Management
3 20 (11.70%) Web Development
4 18 (10.53%) Project Management
4 18 (10.53%) SDLC
5 15 (8.77%) ITIL
5 15 (8.77%) OO
6 14 (8.19%) Scrum
7 13 (7.60%) ERP
7 13 (7.60%) TDD
7 13 (7.60%) Translating Business Requirements
8 12 (7.02%) Line Management
8 12 (7.02%) OOP
9 10 (5.85%) Asset Management
9 10 (5.85%) Unit Testing
10 9 (5.26%) Coaching
10 9 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 9 (5.26%) Pair Programming
11 8 (4.68%) Acceptance Criteria
11 8 (4.68%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 52 (30.41%) SQL
2 49 (28.65%) C#
3 41 (23.98%) JavaScript
4 21 (12.28%) Java
5 18 (10.53%) Progress 4GL
6 17 (9.94%) PowerShell
7 16 (9.36%) C++
8 9 (5.26%) T-SQL
9 8 (4.68%) C
9 8 (4.68%) Python
10 7 (4.09%) PHP
11 6 (3.51%) OpenEdge ABL
12 5 (2.92%) VBScript
13 4 (2.34%) Groovy
14 3 (1.75%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.75%) Perl
14 3 (1.75%) R
14 3 (1.75%) VBA
15 2 (1.17%) Apex Code
15 2 (1.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (12.87%) Degree
2 13 (7.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (6.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (5.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (5.85%) MCITP
5 3 (1.75%) PMP
6 2 (1.17%) CCNA
6 2 (1.17%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.17%) ISEB
7 1 (0.58%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.58%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.58%) MCP
7 1 (0.58%) MCSA
7 1 (0.58%) MCSE
7 1 (0.58%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (6.43%) QA
2 5 (2.92%) SLA
3 3 (1.75%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.17%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.58%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.58%) GxP
5 1 (0.58%) PMO
System Software
1 18 (10.53%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.92%) Firmware
3 3 (1.75%) Docker
3 3 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.17%) Terminal Server
4 2 (1.17%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (7.60%) SCOM
2 2 (1.17%) Nagios
3 1 (0.58%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.58%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.58%) Nessus
3 1 (0.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 25 (14.62%) Microsoft
1 25 (14.62%) Oracle
2 16 (9.36%) VMware
3 9 (5.26%) EMC
3 9 (5.26%) EqualLogic
3 9 (5.26%) Google
4 8 (4.68%) Ab Initio
4 8 (4.68%) Salesforce.com
5 7 (4.09%) Dell Compellent
6 6 (3.51%) Cognos
7 4 (2.34%) Cisco
7 4 (2.34%) Sophos
8 3 (1.75%) SAP
9 2 (1.17%) Arista
9 2 (1.17%) Juniper
9 2 (1.17%) Pega
9 2 (1.17%) Sage
9 2 (1.17%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.17%) WatchGuard
10 1 (0.58%) FactSet