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 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 792 782 853
Rank change year-on-year -10 +71  
Permanent jobs citing Progress 74 129 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.088% 0.14% 0.097%
As % of the Vendors category 0.20% 0.32% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 48 118 88
Median salary £42,500 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.42% -22.22%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £86,500 £45,000 £60,600
UK excluding London median salary £32,500 £36,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -9.72% -14.28%  

Progress is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in England.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 37465 40755 47980
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 44.72% 44.06% 46.76%
Number of salaries quoted 29842 33622 39163
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Progress
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing Progress as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +42 33 £70,000 +100.00% 4
Yorkshire -14 14 £32,500 -18.75% 3
East of England -8 9 £37,500 +87.50%
East Midlands +17 8 £29,000 -17.14%
North West -43 4 £40,000 +6.66% 1
South East +21 3 - - 2
West Midlands -8 2 - - 1
North East - 1 £40,000 -
Progress
UK

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 39 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (30.65%) Finance
3 36 (29.03%) C#
4 33 (26.61%) .NET
5 30 (24.19%) HTML
5 30 (24.19%) SQL
6 27 (21.77%) OpenEdge
7 25 (20.16%) Microsoft
8 24 (19.35%) SQL Server
9 23 (18.55%) JavaScript
10 22 (17.74%) Degree
11 20 (16.13%) ASP.NET
11 20 (16.13%) Windows
12 18 (14.52%) CSS
12 18 (14.52%) ERP
13 16 (12.90%) Oracle
13 16 (12.90%) Scrum
13 16 (12.90%) Web Development
13 16 (12.90%) Windows Server
14 15 (12.10%) Continuous Improvement
14 15 (12.10%) ITIL
14 15 (12.10%) Progress 4GL
15 14 (11.29%) Active Directory
15 14 (11.29%) Web Services
15 14 (11.29%) Computer Science
16 13 (10.48%) Visual Studio
16 13 (10.48%) OO
16 13 (10.48%) Computer Science Degree
17 12 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
17 12 (9.68%) E-Commerce

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 27 (21.77%) OpenEdge
2 3 (2.42%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.42%) Oracle Coherence
3 2 (1.61%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (1.61%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.61%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.81%) Apache Pig
4 1 (0.81%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 8 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.81%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.81%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) BPCS
1 2 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.61%) Dynamics NAV
1 2 (1.61%) LatentZero
1 2 (1.61%) Sage 200
1 2 (1.61%) thinkFolio
1 2 (1.61%) Visualfiles
2 1 (0.81%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (8.06%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (6.45%) Office 365
3 7 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.61%) SaaS
5 1 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.81%) G Suite
5 1 (0.81%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.65%) SAN
2 3 (2.42%) HTTP
3 2 (1.61%) Firewall
3 2 (1.61%) SSL
3 2 (1.61%) VoIP
3 2 (1.61%) VPN
4 1 (0.81%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (19.35%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.03%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.23%) DTS
4 4 (3.23%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.23%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.42%) Endeca
6 2 (1.61%) Blockchain
6 2 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.61%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.81%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.81%) Big Data
7 1 (0.81%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.81%) HBase
Development Applications
1 13 (10.48%) Visual Studio
2 9 (7.26%) Oracle Forms
2 9 (7.26%) PowerBuilder
3 6 (4.84%) JIRA
4 5 (4.03%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 3 (2.42%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.42%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.81%) WebSpeed
General
1 38 (30.65%) Finance
2 9 (7.26%) Law
2 9 (7.26%) Retail
3 6 (4.84%) Financial Institution
4 5 (4.03%) Legal
5 4 (3.23%) Banking
6 3 (2.42%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.42%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.61%) Aerospace
7 2 (1.61%) Avionics
7 2 (1.61%) Front Office
8 1 (0.81%) Back Office
8 1 (0.81%) Games
8 1 (0.81%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.81%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.81%) Local Government
8 1 (0.81%) Marketing
8 1 (0.81%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 57 (45.97%) Developer
2 18 (14.52%) Progress Developer
3 17 (13.71%) Software Developer
4 10 (8.06%) Analyst
4 10 (8.06%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (7.26%) OpenEdge Developer
5 9 (7.26%) Project Manager
6 8 (6.45%) Web Developer
7 7 (5.65%) Senior Manager
7 7 (5.65%) Wintel Engineer
7 7 (5.65%) Wintel Systems Engineer
8 6 (4.84%) Applications Developer
8 6 (4.84%) Scrum Master
9 5 (4.03%) Lead Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.23%) Data Analyst
10 4 (3.23%) Database Developer
10 4 (3.23%) ETL Developer
10 4 (3.23%) Senior Project Manager
10 4 (3.23%) SQL Developer
10 4 (3.23%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (26.61%) .NET
2 30 (24.19%) HTML
3 20 (16.13%) ASP.NET
4 18 (14.52%) CSS
5 14 (11.29%) Web Services
6 11 (8.87%) jQuery
7 8 (6.45%) CSS3
7 8 (6.45%) HTML5
7 8 (6.45%) XML
8 6 (4.84%) Velocity
9 5 (4.03%) AngularJS
10 3 (2.42%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET Web API
10 3 (2.42%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (2.42%) JSON
10 3 (2.42%) Node.js
10 3 (2.42%) REST
11 2 (1.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (1.61%) EDI
11 2 (1.61%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.29%) Computer Science
2 10 (8.06%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.06%) Virtual Team
3 5 (4.03%) Enterprise Storage
4 4 (3.23%) User Experience
5 3 (2.42%) Derivative
5 3 (2.42%) Fixed Income
5 3 (2.42%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.61%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.61%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.61%) EPoS
6 2 (1.61%) Fintech
6 2 (1.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.61%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.81%) Equities
7 1 (0.81%) Life Science
7 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.81%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.81%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.13%) Windows
2 16 (12.90%) Windows Server
3 7 (5.65%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (4.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.81%) Linux
5 1 (0.81%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (31.45%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (14.52%) ERP
3 16 (12.90%) Scrum
3 16 (12.90%) Web Development
4 15 (12.10%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (12.10%) ITIL
5 13 (10.48%) OO
6 12 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
6 12 (9.68%) E-Commerce
6 12 (9.68%) Project Management
7 11 (8.87%) Logistics
7 11 (8.87%) SDLC
8 10 (8.06%) Migration
9 9 (7.26%) Line Management
9 9 (7.26%) OOP
9 9 (7.26%) Test Planning
9 9 (7.26%) Validation
10 8 (6.45%) Multichannel Retail
10 8 (6.45%) TDD
11 7 (5.65%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (29.03%) C#
2 30 (24.19%) SQL
3 23 (18.55%) JavaScript
4 15 (12.10%) Progress 4GL
5 10 (8.06%) C
6 6 (4.84%) Java
7 5 (4.03%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.23%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.42%) C++
9 3 (2.42%) COBOL
9 3 (2.42%) Perl
9 3 (2.42%) PHP
9 3 (2.42%) Uniface
9 3 (2.42%) VBA
10 2 (1.61%) Fortran
10 2 (1.61%) OpenEdge ABL
10 2 (1.61%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.61%) VB
11 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.81%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (17.74%) Degree
2 13 (10.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (8.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 5 (4.03%) MCITP
4 5 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (3.23%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.23%) PMP
6 1 (0.81%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.81%) ISEB
6 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.81%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.81%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.23%) Data Quality
2 3 (2.42%) QA
3 2 (1.61%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.81%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.81%) GxP
4 1 (0.81%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (11.29%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.61%) Firmware
2 2 (1.61%) Terminal Server
2 2 (1.61%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.03%) SCOM
2 2 (1.61%) Nessus
3 1 (0.81%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 25 (20.16%) Microsoft
2 16 (12.90%) Oracle
3 12 (9.68%) VMware
4 10 (8.06%) EMC
4 10 (8.06%) EqualLogic
5 9 (7.26%) Ab Initio
6 8 (6.45%) Dell Compellent
7 5 (4.03%) NetApp
8 3 (2.42%) ATG
8 3 (2.42%) Sage
9 2 (1.61%) Bloomberg
9 2 (1.61%) Charles River
9 2 (1.61%) Cisco
9 2 (1.61%) FactSet
9 2 (1.61%) Google
9 2 (1.61%) Infor
9 2 (1.61%) JD Edwards
9 2 (1.61%) Reuters
9 2 (1.61%) StatPro
9 2 (1.61%) WatchGuard
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