The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 April 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
England / North West
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 254 230 257
Rank change year-on-year -24 +27  
Permanent jobs citing Progress 4 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.063% 0.035% 0.046%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.084% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 0
Median salary £40,000 £33,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.51% -  
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 the North West.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 2839 2374 2922
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 45.06% 41.83% 44.99%
Number of salaries quoted 2337 1963 2275
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Progress
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 the North West

Progress
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Progress in the North West.

Salary trend for Progress in the North West

Progress
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Progress in the North West over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Salary histogram for Progress in the North West

Progress
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Manchester - 2 £40,000 -
Merseyside -11 1 £52,500 +40.00%
Lancashire - 1 £27,000 -
Progress
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 North West region with a requirement for Progress.

1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 2 (40.00%) Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Backbone.js
2 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Sass
2 2 (40.00%) LESS
2 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) TypeScript
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) HTML5
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (40.00%) Microservices
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile First
2 2 (40.00%) Node.js
2 2 (40.00%) CSS3
2 2 (40.00%) NativeScript

Progress
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (20.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) VoIP
1 1 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Developer
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Lead Developer
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Design Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Product Development Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
1 2 (40.00%) Backbone.js
1 2 (40.00%) CSS
1 2 (40.00%) CSS3
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) HTML5
1 2 (40.00%) LESS
1 2 (40.00%) NativeScript
1 2 (40.00%) Node.js
1 2 (40.00%) Sass
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) BDD
2 2 (40.00%) Data Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) Microservices
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile Development
2 2 (40.00%) Mobile First
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (40.00%) TDD
2 2 (40.00%) Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) CAD
3 1 (20.00%) Coaching
3 1 (20.00%) CRM
3 1 (20.00%) Data Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) Logistics
3 1 (20.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (20.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (40.00%) TypeScript
2 1 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Aruba
1 1 (20.00%) Avaya
1 1 (20.00%) BroadSoft
1 1 (20.00%) Cisco
1 1 (20.00%) HP
1 1 (20.00%) Mitel
1 1 (20.00%) Ruckus Wireless