Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1080 1024 988
Rank change year-on-year -56 -36 +126
Permanent jobs citing Progress 73 123 267
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.045% 0.076% 0.14%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.17% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 71 93 259
England median annual salary £50,000 £43,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.28% +7.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £36,250 £23,900 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £84,500 £50,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +21.95% +2.50% -11.11%

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 71,030 71,630 84,694
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 44.15% 44.23% 45.10%
Number of salaries quoted 56,156 57,559 69,938
England median annual salary £48,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.06% +4.44% -

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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -17 39 £50,000 -23.08% 4
North of England -12 18 £41,250 +3.13% 2
North West +15 15 £41,250 +3.13% 1
South East -2 7 £55,000 - 1
East of England -17 4 £70,000 +75.00%
West Midlands +8 3 £50,000 +26.58% 3
Midlands -7 3 £50,000 +32.45% 3
East Midlands -6 2 £50,000 +72.41%
Yorkshire -7 2 £25,000 -28.57%
South West - 2 £46,500 - 1
North East -18 1 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Progress
UK

For the 6 months to 18 June 2018, IT jobs citing Progress also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the England region with a requirement for Progress.

1 25 (34.25%) Problem-Solving
2 23 (31.51%) Project Management
3 17 (23.29%) Finance
4 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
4 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Azure
5 14 (19.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 14 (19.18%) Linux
6 13 (17.81%) SQL
6 13 (17.81%) OpenEdge
6 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
6 13 (17.81%) VMware
6 13 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
6 13 (17.81%) Retail
6 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
7 12 (16.44%) .NET
8 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Office
8 11 (15.07%) SLA
8 11 (15.07%) Firewall
9 10 (13.70%) NetApp
10 9 (12.33%) Windows
10 9 (12.33%) Oracle
10 9 (12.33%) XML
10 9 (12.33%) JSON
10 9 (12.33%) Time Management
10 9 (12.33%) Line Management
11 8 (10.96%) Change Control
11 8 (10.96%) Remote Desktop
11 8 (10.96%) Virtual Team
11 8 (10.96%) Strategic Thinking

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 13 (17.81%) OpenEdge
2 8 (10.96%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.74%) CMS
3 2 (2.74%) SAP Portal
4 1 (1.37%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.37%) Documentum
4 1 (1.37%) Drupal
4 1 (1.37%) JBoss
4 1 (1.37%) Mule
4 1 (1.37%) Mule ESB
4 1 (1.37%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.37%) Sonic ESB
4 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (15.07%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.74%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.37%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (9.59%) Oracle EBS
2 2 (2.74%) Primavera
2 2 (2.74%) SAP PS
3 1 (1.37%) Elite 3E
3 1 (1.37%) SAP SD
3 1 (1.37%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 14 (19.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.74%) SaaS
3 1 (1.37%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.37%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.37%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 1 (1.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 1 (1.37%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (15.07%) Firewall
2 8 (10.96%) Remote Desktop
2 8 (10.96%) SAN
2 8 (10.96%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (4.11%) DNS
3 3 (4.11%) TCP/IP
3 3 (4.11%) VLAN
4 2 (2.74%) HTTP
4 2 (2.74%) Internet
4 2 (2.74%) SSL
4 2 (2.74%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (20.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.48%) QlikView
3 2 (2.74%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.74%) Squirro
4 1 (1.37%) dBASE
4 1 (1.37%) MySQL
4 1 (1.37%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.37%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Subversion
2 4 (5.48%) JIRA
3 2 (2.74%) WinDbg
4 1 (1.37%) Git (software)
General
1 17 (23.29%) Finance
2 13 (17.81%) Retail
3 4 (5.48%) Back Office
4 3 (4.11%) Legal
5 2 (2.74%) Billing
6 1 (1.37%) Advertising
6 1 (1.37%) Automotive
6 1 (1.37%) Electronics
6 1 (1.37%) Games
6 1 (1.37%) Law
6 1 (1.37%) Marketing
6 1 (1.37%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (34.25%) Analyst
2 16 (21.92%) Developer
3 12 (16.44%) Progress Developer
4 11 (15.07%) Technical Analyst
5 10 (13.70%) Support Analyst
6 9 (12.33%) Business Analyst
7 8 (10.96%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (10.96%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 8 (10.96%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 8 (10.96%) Technical Support
7 8 (10.96%) Technical Support Analyst
8 7 (9.59%) OpenEdge Developer
8 7 (9.59%) Progress 4GL Developer
8 7 (9.59%) Project Manager
9 6 (8.22%) Lead Business Analyst
10 5 (6.85%) Systems Engineer
11 4 (5.48%) IT Manager
11 4 (5.48%) Portfolio Manager
12 3 (4.11%) Salesforce Business Analyst
12 3 (4.11%) SAP Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (16.44%) .NET
2 9 (12.33%) JSON
2 9 (12.33%) XML
3 7 (9.59%) JMS
4 6 (8.22%) CSS
4 6 (8.22%) HTML
5 2 (2.74%) Laravel
5 2 (2.74%) NativeScript
5 2 (2.74%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (2.74%) Web Services
6 1 (1.37%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.37%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.37%) CSS3
6 1 (1.37%) HEVC
6 1 (1.37%) IDoc
6 1 (1.37%) ODBC
6 1 (1.37%) React
6 1 (1.37%) SOAP
6 1 (1.37%) Vue (Vue.js)
6 1 (1.37%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.96%) Virtual Team
3 5 (6.85%) Enterprise Storage
3 5 (6.85%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.48%) User Experience
5 3 (4.11%) Minimum Viable Product
5 3 (4.11%) PMI
6 2 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.74%) Smart Meter
7 1 (1.37%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.37%) Clustering
7 1 (1.37%) DataPower
7 1 (1.37%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.37%) FMCG
7 1 (1.37%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.37%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (1.37%) MPEG
7 1 (1.37%) Photography
7 1 (1.37%) STB
Operating Systems
1 14 (19.18%) Linux
2 9 (12.33%) Windows
3 7 (9.59%) Unix
4 5 (6.85%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (5.48%) VMS
6 1 (1.37%) Android
6 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.37%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.25%) Problem-Solving
2 23 (31.51%) Project Management
3 15 (20.55%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (19.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 9 (12.33%) Line Management
5 9 (12.33%) Time Management
6 8 (10.96%) Change Control
6 8 (10.96%) Data Analysis
6 8 (10.96%) Data Security
6 8 (10.96%) ITIL
6 8 (10.96%) Strategic Thinking
6 8 (10.96%) Supplier Management
7 7 (9.59%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (9.59%) Waterfall
8 6 (8.22%) Business Analysis
8 6 (8.22%) Coaching
8 6 (8.22%) Commercial Awareness
8 6 (8.22%) Creative Thinking
8 6 (8.22%) Mentoring
9 5 (6.85%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 13 (17.81%) SQL
2 8 (10.96%) PowerShell
2 8 (10.96%) Progress 4GL
3 5 (6.85%) Python
4 4 (5.48%) C#
4 4 (5.48%) JavaScript
5 3 (4.11%) C++
5 3 (4.11%) Java
5 3 (4.11%) PHP
6 2 (2.74%) OpenEdge ABL
6 2 (2.74%) VBScript
7 1 (1.37%) Apex Code
7 1 (1.37%) Bash Shell
7 1 (1.37%) C
7 1 (1.37%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.37%) R
7 1 (1.37%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) IIBA
2 5 (6.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (4.11%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.74%) CISSP
4 2 (2.74%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.74%) Degree
4 2 (2.74%) ISEB
4 2 (2.74%) ISTQB
4 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.37%) CEH
5 1 (1.37%) CISA
5 1 (1.37%) EC-Council LPT
5 1 (1.37%) ECSA
5 1 (1.37%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.37%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.07%) SLA
2 5 (6.85%) PMO
3 1 (1.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.37%) PCI DSS
3 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 13 (17.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (6.85%) VMware ESXi
2 5 (6.85%) vSphere
3 1 (1.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) SCOM
1 5 (6.85%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.37%) Nessus
2 1 (1.37%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 13 (17.81%) Microsoft
1 13 (17.81%) VMware
2 10 (13.70%) NetApp
3 9 (12.33%) Oracle
4 8 (10.96%) Aruba
5 5 (6.85%) Dell
5 5 (6.85%) EqualLogic
5 5 (6.85%) SAP
6 4 (5.48%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (4.11%) Capita
8 2 (2.74%) Sophos
8 2 (2.74%) Telerik
8 2 (2.74%) Xerox
9 1 (1.37%) Aderant
9 1 (1.37%) Broadcom
9 1 (1.37%) Genesys
9 1 (1.37%) InterSystems
9 1 (1.37%) MuleSoft
9 1 (1.37%) Talend
9 1 (1.37%) Workday