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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 807 807 862
Rank change year-on-year 0 +55  
Permanent jobs citing Progress 52 128 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.065% 0.13% 0.080%
As % of the Vendors category 0.15% 0.28% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 46 121 73
Median salary £41,750 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.21% -8.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £23,600
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £46,400 £62,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 35008 44924 47458
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 43.60% 45.81% 47.10%
Number of salaries quoted 28371 37137 38745
Median salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.39% +1.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £71,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +60 22 £64,000 +42.22% 3
Yorkshire +12 14 £43,750 -2.77% 2
West Midlands +30 7 £39,500 -12.22%
East of England +27 6 £40,000 -11.11%
South East +24 2 - - 2
North West -15 1 £27,000 -10.00% 2
Progress
UK

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 32 (27.83%) Finance
2 31 (26.96%) OpenEdge
3 28 (24.35%) Line Management
4 23 (20.00%) SQL
5 22 (19.13%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (15.65%) Data Analysis
7 17 (14.78%) C#
8 15 (13.04%) Degree
9 14 (12.17%) JavaScript
9 14 (12.17%) XML
10 13 (11.30%) Windows
10 13 (11.30%) HTML
10 13 (11.30%) .NET
10 13 (11.30%) Oracle
10 13 (11.30%) Retail
11 12 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (10.43%) Analytics
11 12 (10.43%) Web Services
12 11 (9.57%) ITIL
12 11 (9.57%) SharePoint
12 11 (9.57%) HTTP
12 11 (9.57%) Equities
12 11 (9.57%) Process Improvement
12 11 (9.57%) Straight-Through Processing
12 11 (9.57%) Visualisation
13 10 (8.70%) Windows Server
13 10 (8.70%) Scorecard
13 10 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
13 10 (8.70%) Workflow Management
13 10 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis

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 31 (26.96%) OpenEdge
2 11 (9.57%) SharePoint
3 7 (6.09%) Oracle Coherence
4 2 (1.74%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.87%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.87%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.87%) Confluence
5 1 (0.87%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 10 (8.70%) Spreadsheet
2 5 (4.35%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.87%) MS Project
3 1 (0.87%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.87%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (2.61%) BPCS
1 3 (2.61%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.61%) Dynamics NAV
1 3 (2.61%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (6.09%) Office 365
3 1 (0.87%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 11 (9.57%) HTTP
2 2 (1.74%) VoIP
2 2 (1.74%) Wireless
3 1 (0.87%) LAN
3 1 (0.87%) SAN
3 1 (0.87%) VLAN
3 1 (0.87%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.09%) Endeca
2 7 (6.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (3.48%) DTS
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.74%) Blockchain
5 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.87%) Apache Hive
6 1 (0.87%) BaseX
6 1 (0.87%) Big Data
6 1 (0.87%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.87%) HBase
6 1 (0.87%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (5.22%) Oracle Forms
1 6 (5.22%) PowerBuilder
2 4 (3.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 4 (3.48%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.74%) Cucumber
3 2 (1.74%) Selenium
3 2 (1.74%) SoapUI
3 2 (1.74%) WebDriver
3 2 (1.74%) WebSpeed
4 1 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 32 (27.83%) Finance
2 13 (11.30%) Retail
3 10 (8.70%) Front Office
4 6 (5.22%) Law
5 5 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 4 (3.48%) Financial Institution
7 3 (2.61%) Legal
8 2 (1.74%) Marketing
9 1 (0.87%) Back Office
9 1 (0.87%) Banking
9 1 (0.87%) Electronics
9 1 (0.87%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.87%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 54 (46.96%) Developer
2 30 (26.09%) Progress Developer
3 16 (13.91%) Project Manager
4 11 (9.57%) OpenEdge Developer
4 11 (9.57%) Senior Developer
5 10 (8.70%) Analyst
6 9 (7.83%) Consultant
7 7 (6.09%) Lead Systems Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Senior Progress Developer
7 7 (6.09%) Software Developer
7 7 (6.09%) Systems Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Team Leader
8 6 (5.22%) Wintel Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Wintel Systems Engineer
8 6 (5.22%) Wintel Team Leader
9 5 (4.35%) .NET Developer
10 4 (3.48%) ETL Developer
10 4 (3.48%) Oracle Consultant
10 4 (3.48%) Senior .NET Developer
10 4 (3.48%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (12.17%) XML
2 13 (11.30%) .NET
2 13 (11.30%) HTML
3 12 (10.43%) Web Services
4 10 (8.70%) ASP.NET
4 10 (8.70%) CSS
5 7 (6.09%) JSON
5 7 (6.09%) REST
6 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (4.35%) jQuery
7 4 (3.48%) ASP.NET MVC 2
8 3 (2.61%) EDI
9 2 (1.74%) .NET Framework
9 2 (1.74%) AngularJS
9 2 (1.74%) Kendo UI
10 1 (0.87%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (0.87%) D3.js
10 1 (0.87%) Node.js
10 1 (0.87%) RESTful
10 1 (0.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.43%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (9.57%) Equities
3 7 (6.09%) Enterprise Storage
4 6 (5.22%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.74%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.74%) Derivative
5 2 (1.74%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.87%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.87%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.87%) Fintech
6 1 (0.87%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.87%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 13 (11.30%) Windows
2 10 (8.70%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.74%) Linux
4 1 (0.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.87%) Unix
4 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.35%) Line Management
2 22 (19.13%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (15.65%) Data Analysis
4 12 (10.43%) Analytics
5 11 (9.57%) ITIL
5 11 (9.57%) Process Improvement
5 11 (9.57%) Straight-Through Processing
5 11 (9.57%) Visualisation
6 10 (8.70%) Data Visualisation
6 10 (8.70%) Risk Management
6 10 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 10 (8.70%) Scorecard
6 10 (8.70%) Workflow
6 10 (8.70%) Workflow Management
7 8 (6.96%) Continuous Improvement
7 8 (6.96%) Web Development
8 7 (6.09%) ERP
8 7 (6.09%) Migration
8 7 (6.09%) MVC
8 7 (6.09%) OO
Programming Languages
1 23 (20.00%) SQL
2 17 (14.78%) C#
3 14 (12.17%) JavaScript
4 7 (6.09%) C
4 7 (6.09%) Progress 4GL
5 4 (3.48%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.61%) Java
7 2 (1.74%) Bash Shell
7 2 (1.74%) C++
8 1 (0.87%) OpenEdge ABL
8 1 (0.87%) Perl
8 1 (0.87%) PHP
8 1 (0.87%) Python
8 1 (0.87%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (13.04%) Degree
2 7 (6.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (2.61%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.87%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.61%) Data Quality
2 2 (1.74%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.87%) PMO
3 1 (0.87%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.87%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.74%) Nessus
Vendors
1 13 (11.30%) Oracle
2 9 (7.83%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.83%) VMware
3 7 (6.09%) ATG
3 7 (6.09%) Dell Compellent
3 7 (6.09%) EMC
3 7 (6.09%) EqualLogic
3 7 (6.09%) NetApp
4 6 (5.22%) Ab Initio
4 6 (5.22%) Guidewire
5 3 (2.61%) Infor
5 3 (2.61%) JD Edwards
5 3 (2.61%) Sage
6 2 (1.74%) Aruba
6 2 (1.74%) Avaya
6 2 (1.74%) BroadSoft
6 2 (1.74%) HP
6 2 (1.74%) Rapid7
6 2 (1.74%) Ruckus Wireless
6 2 (1.74%) Telerik
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