Period
to 20 January 2019

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 20 January 2019 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
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 990 980 1027
Rank change year-on-year -10 +47 -64
Permanent jobs citing Progress 83 167 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.060% 0.10% 0.086%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.23% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 72 159 124
England median annual salary £36,750 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.50% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £28,950
90th Percentile £57,500 £67,500 £67,500
UK median annual salary £35,500 £50,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -29.00% +16.28% -4.44%

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 58,993 71,611 72,991
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.42% 44.17% 43.67%
Number of salaries quoted 45,799 56,600 59,218
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +2.15% +3.33%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £82,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +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 20 January 2019.

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 20 January 2019. 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 +13 29 £31,850 -39.33% 5
South West +33 19 £32,500 +58.54% 1
North of England +26 16 £43,000 +1.18% 4
South East +35 14 £48,000 -20.00% 9
North West +34 11 £43,250 -1.70% 4
West Midlands +12 4 £53,500 +7.00% 2
Midlands -11 4 £53,500 +7.00% 4
North East +12 3 - -
Yorkshire +16 2 £40,000 -5.88%
East of England +22 1 £30,900 -18.68% 3
Progress
UK

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, 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 26 (31.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (28.92%) Microsoft
2 24 (28.92%) Decision-Making
3 22 (26.51%) Analytics
4 20 (24.10%) Windows
4 20 (24.10%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (22.89%) Data-Driven Decision Making
5 19 (22.89%) Data Science
5 19 (22.89%) Customer Engagement
6 18 (21.69%) Finance
7 13 (15.66%) Project Management
7 13 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (14.46%) Degree
9 11 (13.25%) Greenfield Project
10 8 (9.64%) Windows 10
11 7 (8.43%) Project Planning
11 7 (8.43%) Office 365
12 6 (7.23%) Dependency Management
12 6 (7.23%) Windows 7
12 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (7.23%) Contingency Planning
12 6 (7.23%) JIRA
12 6 (7.23%) Migration
12 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
13 5 (6.02%) Web Services
13 5 (6.02%) C#
13 5 (6.02%) Java
13 5 (6.02%) SQL
13 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Excel

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 2 (2.41%) EPiServer
1 2 (2.41%) OpenEdge
2 1 (1.20%) CMS
2 1 (1.20%) Confluence
2 1 (1.20%) SAP Portal
2 1 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (6.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (3.61%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.20%) HipChat
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.20%) Elite 3E
2 1 (1.20%) Primavera
2 1 (1.20%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.43%) Office 365
2 4 (4.82%) SaaS
3 1 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.20%) ATM
1 1 (1.20%) DHCP
1 1 (1.20%) DNS
1 1 (1.20%) HTTP
1 1 (1.20%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (7.23%) JIRA
2 2 (2.41%) Bitbucket
2 2 (2.41%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (2.41%) Selenium
2 2 (2.41%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.20%) Appium
3 1 (1.20%) Capybara
3 1 (1.20%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.20%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.20%) JMeter
3 1 (1.20%) SonarQube
3 1 (1.20%) WATIR
3 1 (1.20%) WebDriver
General
1 18 (21.69%) Finance
2 5 (6.02%) Marketing
3 2 (2.41%) Law
3 2 (2.41%) Legal
3 2 (2.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.20%) Advertising
4 1 (1.20%) Back Office
4 1 (1.20%) Billing
4 1 (1.20%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (26.51%) Graduate
2 14 (16.87%) Project Manager
3 13 (15.66%) Analyst
4 8 (9.64%) Business Analyst
5 6 (7.23%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.02%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (6.02%) IT Support
6 5 (6.02%) Migration Specialist
6 5 (6.02%) Support Specialist
7 4 (4.82%) Developer
7 4 (4.82%) Product Manager
8 3 (3.61%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.61%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 3 (3.61%) IT Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) IT Support Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Lead Business Analyst
8 3 (3.61%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Unix Engineer
8 3 (3.61%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.02%) Web Services
2 4 (4.82%) .NET
2 4 (4.82%) HTML
2 4 (4.82%) XML
3 3 (3.61%) CSS
3 3 (3.61%) HTML5
4 2 (2.41%) AngularJS
4 2 (2.41%) jQuery
4 2 (2.41%) KnockoutJS
4 2 (2.41%) LESS
4 2 (2.41%) React
4 2 (2.41%) Sass
4 2 (2.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (1.20%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.20%) COM
5 1 (1.20%) Hibernate
5 1 (1.20%) Java EE
5 1 (1.20%) JSON
5 1 (1.20%) Spring
5 1 (1.20%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (7.23%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.61%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.41%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.41%) User Experience
5 1 (1.20%) Analytical Mindset
5 1 (1.20%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.20%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 20 (24.10%) Windows
2 8 (9.64%) Windows 10
3 6 (7.23%) Windows 7
3 6 (7.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (4.82%) Linux
5 3 (3.61%) Unix
6 1 (1.20%) Android
6 1 (1.20%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
6 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (31.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 24 (28.92%) Decision-Making
3 22 (26.51%) Analytics
4 20 (24.10%) Problem-Solving
5 19 (22.89%) Customer Engagement
5 19 (22.89%) Data Science
5 19 (22.89%) Data-Driven Decision Making
6 13 (15.66%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (15.66%) Project Management
7 7 (8.43%) Project Planning
8 6 (7.23%) Contingency Planning
8 6 (7.23%) Dependency Management
8 6 (7.23%) Migration
9 5 (6.02%) B2B
9 5 (6.02%) Business Analysis
9 5 (6.02%) Creative Thinking
9 5 (6.02%) SDLC
10 4 (4.82%) Acceptance Criteria
10 4 (4.82%) Data Analysis
10 4 (4.82%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.02%) C#
1 5 (6.02%) Java
1 5 (6.02%) SQL
2 4 (4.82%) JavaScript
2 4 (4.82%) PHP
2 4 (4.82%) Python
3 3 (3.61%) C
3 3 (3.61%) C++
3 3 (3.61%) Shell Script
4 1 (1.20%) Apple Swift
4 1 (1.20%) Progress 4GL
4 1 (1.20%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (14.46%) Degree
2 3 (3.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.20%) IIBA
3 1 (1.20%) ISEB
3 1 (1.20%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) PMO
2 1 (1.20%) GDPR
2 1 (1.20%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) XenApp
1 1 (1.20%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 24 (28.92%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.41%) JD Edwards
3 1 (1.20%) Aderant
3 1 (1.20%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.20%) Citrix
3 1 (1.20%) SAP
3 1 (1.20%) Sitecore