Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1066 993 1014
Rank change year-on-year -73 +21 +66
Permanent jobs citing Progress 67 161 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.044% 0.098% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.22% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 54 127 188
England median annual salary £49,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.29% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £25,075 £27,950 £21,250
90th Percentile £57,500 £82,750 £50,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £41,250 £40,000
% change year-on-year +16.36% +3.13% -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 65,184 72,421 78,891
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 42.79% 44.27% 43.79%
Number of salaries quoted 51,040 56,400 64,374
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 October 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 20 October 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
North of England +33 23 £40,000 - 2
London -25 19 £50,000 -4.76% 3
North West +20 17 £40,000 -5.88% 1
South East +16 17 £50,000 +2.56% 4
West Midlands +20 5 £53,500 +45.58% 1
Midlands +4 5 £53,500 +52.86% 2
Yorkshire +2 4 £32,500 -18.75%
East of England +7 2 £39,200 +3.16% 4
North East -12 2 £50,000 +49.25% 1
South West - 1 £20,000 - 2
Progress
UK

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 22 (32.84%) Project Management
1 22 (32.84%) Finance
2 19 (28.36%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
3 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
3 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (16.42%) Continuous Improvement
5 10 (14.93%) OpenEdge
6 9 (13.43%) Progress 4GL
6 9 (13.43%) SQL
7 8 (11.94%) .NET
7 8 (11.94%) Oracle
7 8 (11.94%) Project Planning
7 8 (11.94%) Degree
8 7 (10.45%) Financial Analysis
8 7 (10.45%) Analytics
8 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (10.45%) HTML
8 7 (10.45%) CSS
9 6 (8.96%) XML
9 6 (8.96%) SAP
9 6 (8.96%) Linux
9 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (8.96%) Retail
9 6 (8.96%) Subversion
9 6 (8.96%) Change Management
9 6 (8.96%) Data Security
9 6 (8.96%) Decision-Making
9 6 (8.96%) JSON
10 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared

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 10 (14.93%) OpenEdge
2 5 (7.46%) SAP Portal
3 4 (5.97%) MS Exchange
4 3 (4.48%) CMS
5 2 (2.99%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.49%) Drupal
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.49%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (5.97%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (7.46%) Primavera
1 5 (7.46%) SAP PS
2 2 (2.99%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (4.48%) SaaS
3 2 (2.99%) Office 365
4 1 (1.49%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.49%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.49%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) Firewall
1 4 (5.97%) Remote Desktop
1 4 (5.97%) SAN
1 4 (5.97%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.49%) ATM
2 1 (1.49%) DHCP
2 1 (1.49%) DNS
2 1 (1.49%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.49%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (17.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.48%) MySQL
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.49%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (8.96%) Subversion
2 4 (5.97%) JIRA
3 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.49%) Selenium
General
1 22 (32.84%) Finance
2 6 (8.96%) Retail
3 5 (7.46%) Back Office
3 5 (7.46%) Billing
4 4 (5.97%) Marketing
5 2 (2.99%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.49%) Advertising
6 1 (1.49%) Front Office
6 1 (1.49%) Law
6 1 (1.49%) Legal
6 1 (1.49%) Publishing
6 1 (1.49%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (25.37%) Analyst
1 17 (25.37%) Developer
2 11 (16.42%) Project Manager
3 8 (11.94%) Progress Developer
3 8 (11.94%) Support Analyst
4 5 (7.46%) OpenEdge Developer
4 5 (7.46%) Progress 4GL Developer
5 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) 3rd Line Technical Support
5 4 (5.97%) Graduate
5 4 (5.97%) Project Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) SAP Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) SAP Support
5 4 (5.97%) SAP Support Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Service Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (5.97%) Technical Support
5 4 (5.97%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.94%) .NET
2 7 (10.45%) CSS
2 7 (10.45%) HTML
3 6 (8.96%) JSON
3 6 (8.96%) XML
4 5 (7.46%) JMS
4 5 (7.46%) SAP Fiori
5 4 (5.97%) Web Services
6 3 (4.48%) HTML5
7 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
7 2 (2.99%) CSS3
7 2 (2.99%) React
8 1 (1.49%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.49%) COM
8 1 (1.49%) jQuery
8 1 (1.49%) LAMP
8 1 (1.49%) Redux
8 1 (1.49%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.49%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.45%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.46%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.97%) Virtual Team
4 3 (4.48%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.99%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (2.99%) User Experience
6 1 (1.49%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.49%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.49%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.96%) Linux
2 5 (7.46%) Unix
3 1 (1.49%) Android
3 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.49%) Windows
3 1 (1.49%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.49%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (32.84%) Project Management
2 19 (28.36%) Problem-Solving
3 12 (17.91%) Stakeholder Management
4 11 (16.42%) Continuous Improvement
5 8 (11.94%) Project Planning
6 7 (10.45%) Analytics
6 7 (10.45%) Financial Analysis
7 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.96%) Change Management
7 6 (8.96%) Data Security
7 6 (8.96%) Decision-Making
8 5 (7.46%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (7.46%) Contingency Planning
8 5 (7.46%) CRM
8 5 (7.46%) Dependency Management
8 5 (7.46%) Information Management
8 5 (7.46%) Logistics
8 5 (7.46%) Work Breakdown Structure
9 4 (5.97%) Data Science
9 4 (5.97%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.43%) Progress 4GL
1 9 (13.43%) SQL
2 4 (5.97%) C#
3 3 (4.48%) Java
3 3 (4.48%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.48%) Python
4 2 (2.99%) PHP
5 1 (1.49%) R
5 1 (1.49%) Ruby
5 1 (1.49%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Degree
2 5 (7.46%) SC Cleared
2 5 (7.46%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.49%) ISEB
3 1 (1.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) PMO
2 4 (5.97%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.49%) XenApp
2 1 (1.49%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 12 (17.91%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.94%) Oracle
3 6 (8.96%) SAP
4 4 (5.97%) Aruba
4 4 (5.97%) NetApp
4 4 (5.97%) VMware
5 2 (2.99%) Adobe
5 2 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.99%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.49%) Citrix
6 1 (1.49%) Genesys
6 1 (1.49%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.49%) Tableau