Period
to 13 December 2019

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the UK excluding London 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 13 December 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 > UK excluding London
6 months to
13 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 761 806 828
Rank change year-on-year +45 +22 +57
Permanent jobs citing Progress 57 74 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.075% 0.083% 0.099%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.19% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 37 60 96
UK excluding London median annual salary £32,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.33% -11.76% +6.25%
10th Percentile £21,750 £31,215 £31,250
90th Percentile £46,500 £55,475 £52,500
UK median annual salary £35,750 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -4.67% -21.05% +11.76%

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 the UK excluding London.

All Vendors
UK excluding London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 31,925 38,062 45,268
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 42.25% 42.90% 44.57%
Number of salaries quoted 24,300 29,214 35,815
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £24,142
90th Percentile £71,250 £69,718 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.40%

Progress
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Progress as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London.

Job vacancy trend for Progress in the UK excluding London

Progress
Salary Trend in the UK excluding London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Progress in the UK excluding London.

Salary trend for Progress in the UK excluding London

Progress
Salary Histogram in the UK excluding London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Progress in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 13 December 2019.

Salary histogram for Progress in the UK excluding London

Progress
Job Locations in the UK excluding London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the UK excluding London region over the 6 months to 13 December 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
East of England +76 18 £45,000 +14.80% 3
South West +25 18 £24,000 -28.89% 3
North of England +40 8 £45,000 +4.65% 1
North West +38 8 £45,000 +4.65% 1
Midlands +28 5 £40,000 -25.23% 5
West Midlands +40 4 £40,000 -25.23% 3
Wales +4 4 - -
South East +21 3 £46,000 -4.17% 10
Scotland +10 1 - -
East Midlands - 1 £39,750 - 2
Progress
UK

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 UK excluding London region with a requirement for Progress.

1 23 (40.35%) OpenEdge
2 19 (33.33%) Progress 4GL
3 18 (31.58%) Windows
3 18 (31.58%) Greenfield Project
4 13 (22.81%) Problem-Solving
5 12 (21.05%) Active Directory
6 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
7 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2
7 8 (14.04%) Finance
8 7 (12.28%) Project Management
8 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (10.53%) VB
9 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
10 5 (8.77%) Office 365
10 5 (8.77%) HTML
10 5 (8.77%) PMI Certification
10 5 (8.77%) Line Management
10 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
10 5 (8.77%) Windows 10
10 5 (8.77%) Self-Motivation
11 4 (7.02%) Software Delivery
11 4 (7.02%) WebSpeed
11 4 (7.02%) Java
11 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
11 4 (7.02%) C#
11 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel
11 4 (7.02%) Advertising
12 3 (5.26%) Summit
12 3 (5.26%) Banking

Progress
Co-occurring IT Skills in the UK excluding London 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 23 (40.35%) OpenEdge
2 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (1.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (5.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.26%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.77%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) OneDrive
2 1 (1.75%) Power Platform
2 1 (1.75%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) DHCP
1 1 (1.75%) DNS
1 1 (1.75%) Firewall
1 1 (1.75%) FTP
1 1 (1.75%) NAS
1 1 (1.75%) SSH
1 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.75%) VPN
1 1 (1.75%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
2 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
2 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) WebSpeed
General
1 8 (14.04%) Finance
2 4 (7.02%) Advertising
3 3 (5.26%) Banking
4 2 (3.51%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 21 (36.84%) Developer
2 19 (33.33%) Progress Developer
3 13 (22.81%) Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Service Analyst
4 7 (12.28%) Service Desk Analyst
5 5 (8.77%) Project Manager
6 4 (7.02%) 1st Line Support
6 4 (7.02%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.02%) Analyst Programmer
6 4 (7.02%) OpenEdge Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Programmer
6 4 (7.02%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Coordinator
7 3 (5.26%) Delivery Project Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Oracle Analyst
7 3 (5.26%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
7 3 (5.26%) Software Delivery Project Manager
7 3 (5.26%) Software Project Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Development Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) HTML
2 3 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.75%) COM
3 1 (1.75%) CSS
3 1 (1.75%) CSS3
3 1 (1.75%) HTML5
3 1 (1.75%) Ionic Framework
3 1 (1.75%) JSON
3 1 (1.75%) Middleware
3 1 (1.75%) Web Services
3 1 (1.75%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (8.77%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.26%) PMI
5 2 (3.51%) User Experience
6 1 (1.75%) Analytical Mindset
6 1 (1.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.58%) Windows
2 5 (8.77%) Windows 10
2 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
2 5 (8.77%) Windows Server
3 3 (5.26%) Linux
4 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
4 1 (1.75%) Solaris
4 1 (1.75%) Unix
4 1 (1.75%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.81%) Problem-Solving
2 8 (14.04%) PRINCE2
3 7 (12.28%) Project Management
4 6 (10.53%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (8.77%) Line Management
6 4 (7.02%) Software Delivery
7 3 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (5.26%) Change Management
7 3 (5.26%) Contract Management
7 3 (5.26%) Project Delivery
7 3 (5.26%) Supplier Management
7 3 (5.26%) Waterfall
8 2 (3.51%) Collaborative Working
8 2 (3.51%) Creative Problem-Solving
8 2 (3.51%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 2 (3.51%) Matrix Management
8 2 (3.51%) Project Planning
8 2 (3.51%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (3.51%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (33.33%) Progress 4GL
2 6 (10.53%) VB
3 4 (7.02%) C#
3 4 (7.02%) Java
3 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.26%) C
4 3 (5.26%) C++
4 3 (5.26%) COBOL
4 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.51%) OpenEdge ABL
5 2 (3.51%) SQL
5 2 (3.51%) VBScript
6 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
6 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) PMI Certification
2 3 (5.26%) CISA
2 3 (5.26%) CISM
2 3 (5.26%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) NVQ Level 3
3 2 (3.51%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) ISAE 3402
2 2 (3.51%) COBIT
3 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (21.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Panasonic
3 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.75%) SonicWALL
3 1 (1.75%) Sybase
3 1 (1.75%) Synology
3 1 (1.75%) Veritas