Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1066 1027 1014
Rank change year-on-year -39 -13 +89
Permanent jobs citing Progress 80 131 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.051% 0.079% 0.13%
As % of the Vendors category 0.12% 0.18% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 67 98 224
England median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £33,800 £27,350 £23,950
90th Percentile £72,500 £85,375 £46,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -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 69,403 74,082 82,508
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 43.97% 44.50% 44.41%
Number of salaries quoted 54,165 58,183 67,943
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.06% +4.44%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £76,000 £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 19 August 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 19 August 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 +7 34 £50,000 -4.76% 10
North of England +8 27 £42,500 +6.25% 10
North West +31 22 £42,500 - 5
South East +20 11 £55,000 - 3
West Midlands +27 5 £53,500 +44.59% 3
Midlands +19 5 £53,500 +64.62% 4
Yorkshire +13 3 £25,000 -33.33% 2
East of England +1 3 £70,000 +75.00% 1
North East -21 2 £50,000 +37.93% 3
Progress
UK

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 30 (37.50%) Project Management
2 28 (35.00%) Finance
3 27 (33.75%) Problem-Solving
4 18 (22.50%) SQL Server
4 18 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (20.00%) SQL
5 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (15.00%) Retail
8 11 (13.75%) Firewall
8 11 (13.75%) OpenEdge
8 11 (13.75%) .NET
8 11 (13.75%) Linux
9 10 (12.50%) Oracle
9 10 (12.50%) Progress 4GL
9 10 (12.50%) Data Security
9 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (11.25%) Line Management
10 9 (11.25%) JSON
10 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
10 9 (11.25%) XML
11 8 (10.00%) MS Exchange
11 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
11 8 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (10.00%) SLA
11 8 (10.00%) SAN
11 8 (10.00%) NetApp
11 8 (10.00%) VMware
11 8 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (10.00%) Subversion

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 11 (13.75%) OpenEdge
2 8 (10.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.25%) SAP Portal
4 2 (2.50%) CMS
5 1 (1.25%) Drupal
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.25%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (6.25%) Primavera
2 5 (6.25%) SAP PS
3 2 (2.50%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.25%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.25%) Office 365
2 1 (1.25%) SaaS
2 1 (1.25%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (1.25%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (1.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.75%) Firewall
2 8 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
2 8 (10.00%) SAN
2 8 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (3.75%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.75%) VLAN
4 1 (1.25%) DNS
4 1 (1.25%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.00%) QlikView
3 3 (3.75%) MySQL
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.50%) Squirro
5 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.25%) dBASE
5 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.25%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Subversion
2 4 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
General
1 28 (35.00%) Finance
2 12 (15.00%) Retail
3 5 (6.25%) Back Office
3 5 (6.25%) Billing
4 2 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.25%) Front Office
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Marketing
5 1 (1.25%) Publishing
5 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (38.75%) Analyst
2 19 (23.75%) Developer
3 12 (15.00%) Support Analyst
4 11 (13.75%) Business Analyst
4 11 (13.75%) Project Manager
4 11 (13.75%) Technical Analyst
5 10 (12.50%) Progress Developer
6 8 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 8 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 8 (10.00%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 8 (10.00%) Technical Support
6 8 (10.00%) Technical Support Analyst
7 7 (8.75%) OpenEdge Developer
7 7 (8.75%) Progress 4GL Developer
8 6 (7.50%) Lead Business Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Portfolio Manager
9 4 (5.00%) Project Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) SAP Support
9 4 (5.00%) SAP Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.75%) .NET
2 9 (11.25%) JSON
2 9 (11.25%) XML
3 7 (8.75%) CSS
3 7 (8.75%) HTML
3 7 (8.75%) JMS
4 5 (6.25%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (2.50%) HTML5
5 2 (2.50%) React
5 2 (2.50%) Web Services
6 1 (1.25%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.25%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.25%) COM
6 1 (1.25%) CSS3
6 1 (1.25%) jQuery
6 1 (1.25%) LAMP
6 1 (1.25%) REST
6 1 (1.25%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.25%) SOAP
6 1 (1.25%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (10.00%) Virtual Team
3 7 (8.75%) Management Information System
4 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.75%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (3.75%) User Experience
5 2 (2.50%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (2.50%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.25%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.25%) FMCG
6 1 (1.25%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 11 (13.75%) Linux
2 7 (8.75%) Unix
3 1 (1.25%) Android
3 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.50%) Project Management
2 27 (33.75%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (22.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.50%) Data Security
6 9 (11.25%) Line Management
6 9 (11.25%) Stakeholder Management
7 8 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (10.00%) Change Control
7 8 (10.00%) Strategic Thinking
7 8 (10.00%) Supplier Management
7 8 (10.00%) Time Management
8 7 (8.75%) Financial Analysis
9 6 (7.50%) Analytics
9 6 (7.50%) Business Analysis
9 6 (7.50%) Coaching
9 6 (7.50%) Data Analysis
9 6 (7.50%) Mentoring
9 6 (7.50%) Project Planning
9 6 (7.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 16 (20.00%) SQL
2 10 (12.50%) Progress 4GL
3 4 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.00%) Python
4 3 (3.75%) C#
5 2 (2.50%) Java
6 1 (1.25%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.25%) PHP
6 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.25%) R
6 1 (1.25%) Ruby
6 1 (1.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.50%) IIBA
2 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.50%) DBS Check
3 2 (2.50%) Degree
4 1 (1.25%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) PMO
1 8 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 8 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.50%) Oracle
3 8 (10.00%) Aruba
3 8 (10.00%) NetApp
3 8 (10.00%) VMware
4 6 (7.50%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (7.50%) SAP
5 2 (2.50%) Adobe
6 1 (1.25%) Genesys
6 1 (1.25%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.25%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.25%) Tableau