Period
to 13 August 2020

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 August 2020 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 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 559 779 861
Rank change year-on-year +220 +82 -7
Permanent jobs citing Progress 20 83 49
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 0.057% 0.10% 0.051%
As % of the Vendors category 0.14% 0.24% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 10 73 42
Median annual salary £50,000 £32,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +53.85% -26.14% +10.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £23,500 £21,700
90th Percentile £65,500 £57,688 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £37,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +35.14% -26.00% +17.65%

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 14,264 34,985 42,078
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK excluding London 40.92% 42.65% 43.78%
Number of salaries quoted 10,930 26,690 32,749
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% +4.71%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £67,500
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

Progress
Job Vacancy Trend in the UK excluding London

Job postings citing Progress as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Progress in the UK excluding London over the 6 months to 13 August 2020.

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 August 2020. 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
South West +84 10 £37,500 +15.38%
South East +201 5 - -
North of England +129 3 £65,000 +44.44% 1
North West +105 3 £65,000 +100.00%
East of England +110 2 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Progress
UK

For the 6 months to 13 August 2020, 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 13 (65.00%) .NET
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 10 (50.00%) HTML
3 10 (50.00%) Data Analysis
4 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
5 8 (40.00%) C#
5 8 (40.00%) Law
5 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (40.00%) .NET Framework
6 7 (35.00%) TDD
6 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
6 7 (35.00%) Python
7 6 (30.00%) OO
7 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
7 6 (30.00%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (25.00%) Driving Licence
8 5 (25.00%) Data Engineering
8 5 (25.00%) SDLC
8 5 (25.00%) HTML5
8 5 (25.00%) Clojure
8 5 (25.00%) Analytics
8 5 (25.00%) Information Retrieval
8 5 (25.00%) User Experience
8 5 (25.00%) Office 365
8 5 (25.00%) Data Analytics
8 5 (25.00%) Requirements Gathering
8 5 (25.00%) Web Development
8 5 (25.00%) Degree

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:

Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
2 4 (20.00%) Azure
3 1 (5.00%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) DMARC
1 1 (5.00%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) Git (software)
2 5 (25.00%) Subversion
3 1 (5.00%) NUnit
General
1 8 (40.00%) Law
2 5 (25.00%) Legal
2 5 (25.00%) Military
3 3 (15.00%) Finance
3 3 (15.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Applications Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Computer Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Software Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Synthetic Environment Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Cybersecurity Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) IT Support
4 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Python Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Python Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Full Stack Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (65.00%) .NET
2 10 (50.00%) HTML
3 8 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 5 (25.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (25.00%) HTML5
4 5 (25.00%) jQuery
4 5 (25.00%) OpenGL
4 5 (25.00%) OpenSceneGraph
4 5 (25.00%) Qt
4 5 (25.00%) STL
5 3 (15.00%) .NET Core
6 2 (10.00%) Node.js
6 2 (10.00%) React
6 2 (10.00%) RESTful
7 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.00%) Flask
7 1 (5.00%) REST
7 1 (5.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (25.00%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (25.00%) Driving Licence
2 5 (25.00%) GPGPU
2 5 (25.00%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (35.00%) TDD
4 6 (30.00%) OO
4 6 (30.00%) Unit Testing
5 5 (25.00%) Analytics
5 5 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 5 (25.00%) Data Analytics
5 5 (25.00%) Data Engineering
5 5 (25.00%) Data Management
5 5 (25.00%) Data Protection
5 5 (25.00%) Information Retrieval
5 5 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 5 (25.00%) OOD
5 5 (25.00%) Open Source
5 5 (25.00%) Operations Research
5 5 (25.00%) Parallel Programming
5 5 (25.00%) SDLC
5 5 (25.00%) Visualisation
5 5 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) Python
4 5 (25.00%) C++
4 5 (25.00%) Clojure
4 5 (25.00%) Java
4 5 (25.00%) Scala
5 4 (20.00%) C
5 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) NCSC
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 5 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (5.00%) Trend Micro