Period
to 15 October 2019

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 15 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Progress OpenEdge
UK
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1038 1135 1120
Rank change year-on-year +97 -15 -15
Permanent jobs citing OpenEdge 33 31 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.024% 0.019% 0.041%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.16% 0.11% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 12 26 62
UK median annual salary £41,250 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £33,750 £22,125 £26,500
90th Percentile £46,950 £61,250 £53,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +6.25%

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 20,183 27,071 31,093
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 14.68% 16.45% 17.89%
Number of salaries quoted 16,048 21,720 25,050
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,997 £27,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £82,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,943 £43,692 £40,000
% change year-on-year -1.71% +9.23% -

OpenEdge
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for OpenEdge in the UK

OpenEdge
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for OpenEdge in the UK

OpenEdge
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing OpenEdge over the 6 months to 15 October 2019.

Salary histogram for OpenEdge in the UK

OpenEdge
Top 10 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 15 October 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
UK excluding London +68 32 £40,000 +6.67% 3
England +115 27 £41,250 +10.00% 3
East of England +86 14 £45,000 +114.29% 2
North of England +7 10 £37,500 -3.23% 1
North West +29 5 £38,750 +3.33%
Yorkshire 0 5 £37,500 -34.78% 1
Wales - 4 - -
South East +47 2 £46,500 +3.33%
Scotland - 2 - -
London +100 1 £65,000 +30.00%

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 19 (57.58%) Progress
2 14 (42.42%) Progress 4GL
3 12 (36.36%) Linux
4 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
5 9 (27.27%) Windows
5 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
5 9 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (21.21%) SQL
7 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (18.18%) C#
7 6 (18.18%) HTML
7 6 (18.18%) Unix
7 6 (18.18%) OpenEdge ABL
7 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
8 5 (15.15%) Subversion
8 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (15.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 5 (15.15%) Azure
8 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (15.15%) Presales
8 5 (15.15%) SDLC
8 5 (15.15%) IIS
8 5 (15.15%) Java
8 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
8 5 (15.15%) C++
8 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (15.15%) Finance
8 5 (15.15%) Law
9 4 (12.12%) Legal

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 5 (15.15%) IIS
2 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.03%) EPiServer
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.15%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 6 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (15.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (12.12%) MongoDB
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (6.06%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (3.03%) RDBMS
7 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (15.15%) Subversion
1 5 (15.15%) Visual Studio Team System
2 4 (12.12%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.12%) MSI
2 4 (12.12%) WebSpeed
2 4 (12.12%) WiX
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
1 5 (15.15%) Law
2 4 (12.12%) Advertising
2 4 (12.12%) Legal
3 2 (6.06%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 19 (57.58%) Developer
2 14 (42.42%) Progress Developer
3 7 (21.21%) Analyst
4 5 (15.15%) DBA
4 5 (15.15%) SQL Analyst
5 4 (12.12%) Applications Specialist
5 4 (12.12%) Applications Support
5 4 (12.12%) Applications Support Specialist
5 4 (12.12%) OpenEdge Developer
5 4 (12.12%) Support Specialist
6 3 (9.09%) SQL DBA
6 3 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) Development Manager
7 2 (6.06%) ICT Manager
7 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Developer
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Server DBA
7 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (3.03%) Analyst Programmer
8 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.18%) HTML
2 3 (9.09%) .NET
3 2 (6.06%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (6.06%) CSS
3 2 (6.06%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (6.06%) Kafka
3 2 (6.06%) Middleware
3 2 (6.06%) Web Services
3 2 (6.06%) XML
4 1 (3.03%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.03%) CSS3
4 1 (3.03%) HTML5
4 1 (3.03%) Ionic Framework
4 1 (3.03%) JSON
4 1 (3.03%) SAML
4 1 (3.03%) SOAP
4 1 (3.03%) WCF
4 1 (3.03%) WSDL
4 1 (3.03%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.12%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (3.03%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 6 (18.18%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.15%) Business Intelligence
3 5 (15.15%) Presales
3 5 (15.15%) SDLC
4 4 (12.12%) Database Tuning
4 4 (12.12%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (12.12%) Project Management
4 4 (12.12%) Scrum
4 4 (12.12%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.06%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (6.06%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 2 (6.06%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) Line Management
5 2 (6.06%) Low Latency
5 2 (6.06%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.06%) Mobile Development
5 2 (6.06%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) API Development
6 1 (3.03%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 14 (42.42%) Progress 4GL
2 7 (21.21%) SQL
3 6 (18.18%) C#
3 6 (18.18%) OpenEdge ABL
3 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
4 5 (15.15%) C++
4 5 (15.15%) Java
4 5 (15.15%) JavaScript
5 2 (6.06%) VB
5 2 (6.06%) VBScript
6 1 (3.03%) TypeScript
System Software
1 5 (15.15%) Citrix Hypervisor
2 3 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Progress
2 3 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Google
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle