Period
to 21 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for OpenEdge skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited OpenEdge over the 6 months to 21 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Progress OpenEdge
UK
6 months to
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 1007 756 1024
Rank change year-on-year -251 +268 +107
Permanent jobs citing OpenEdge 56 15 28
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the UK 0.044% 0.024% 0.022%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.33% 0.17% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 27 10 8
10th Percentile £49,200 £37,875 £34,625
25th Percentile £52,500 £46,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £47,750 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +15.18% +6.11% +34.33%
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £46,625
90th Percentile - £65,000 £52,400
UK excluding London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +15.79% +5.56% +34.33%

OpenEdge is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 17,147 8,829 18,563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 13.34% 13.98% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 10,668 7,157 15,030
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £39,250 £39,750 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year - +10.00% -
75th Percentile £74,750 £71,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +4.30%

OpenEdge
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing OpenEdge as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for OpenEdge in the UK

OpenEdge
Salary Trend

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing OpenEdge.

Salary trend for OpenEdge in the UK

OpenEdge
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OpenEdge within the UK over the 6 months to 21 January 2022. 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
Jobs
UK excluding London -156 53 £55,000 +15.79% 6
England -213 53 £55,000 +15.79% 8
Work from Home -172 27 £45,500 -17.27% 2
Yorkshire -56 24 - - 1
North of England -106 24 - - 3
Midlands - 24 £55,000 - 2
South East -111 3 - - 1
East of England -94 2 - -

For the 6 months to 21 January 2022, IT jobs citing OpenEdge 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 with a requirement for OpenEdge.

1 27 (48.21%) Progress
2 24 (42.86%) Project Management
2 24 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
2 24 (42.86%) Web Services
2 24 (42.86%) QlikView
2 24 (42.86%) Change Control
2 24 (42.86%) DevOps
2 24 (42.86%) Self-Motivation
2 24 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
2 24 (42.86%) Project Delivery
2 24 (42.86%) Requirements Gathering
2 24 (42.86%) ERP
3 5 (8.93%) HTML
3 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.36%) XML
4 3 (5.36%) XSLT
4 3 (5.36%) Web Development
4 3 (5.36%) JSON
5 2 (3.57%) Clearswift
5 2 (3.57%) WebSpeed
5 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
5 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (3.57%) Postfix
5 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (3.57%) LAMP
5 2 (3.57%) Samba
5 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (3.57%) VMware
5 2 (3.57%) Linux

OpenEdge
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (3.57%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) DNS
1 2 (3.57%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (42.86%) Crystal Reports
1 24 (42.86%) QlikView
2 2 (3.57%) MySQL
2 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.57%) WebSpeed
General
1 1 (1.79%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (48.21%) Consultant
1 27 (48.21%) Developer
1 27 (48.21%) Progress Developer
1 27 (48.21%) Technical Consultant
2 24 (42.86%) Designer
2 24 (42.86%) OpenEdge Developer
3 2 (3.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (3.57%) Linux Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (42.86%) Web Services
2 5 (8.93%) HTML
3 3 (5.36%) JSON
3 3 (5.36%) XML
3 3 (5.36%) XSLT
4 2 (3.57%) LAMP
4 2 (3.57%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 24 (42.86%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (3.57%) Data Centre
2 2 (3.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.57%) Linux
1 2 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Change Control
1 24 (42.86%) DevOps
1 24 (42.86%) ERP
1 24 (42.86%) Problem-Solving
1 24 (42.86%) Project Delivery
1 24 (42.86%) Project Management
1 24 (42.86%) Requirements Gathering
2 3 (5.36%) Web Development
3 1 (1.79%) Integration Testing
3 1 (1.79%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
2 2 (3.57%) Bash
2 2 (3.57%) Perl
3 1 (1.79%) OpenEdge ABL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) ISO 9001
1 2 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.57%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (3.57%) iptables
1 2 (3.57%) NFS
1 2 (3.57%) Postfix
1 2 (3.57%) Samba
1 2 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (48.21%) Progress
2 2 (3.57%) Clearswift
2 2 (3.57%) Red Hat
2 2 (3.57%) Symantec
2 2 (3.57%) VMware