Period
to 17 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for Progress 4GL skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Progress 4GL over the 6 months to 17 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Progress 4GL
UK
6 months to
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1134 1164 1211
Rank change year-on-year +30 +47 +55
Permanent jobs citing Progress 4GL 23 9 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.013% 0.005% 0.035%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.024% 0.010% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 22 6 92
UK median annual salary £42,500 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,325 £27,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £44,375 £50,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £41,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.03% -8.33% +8.43%

Progress 4GL is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 95,975 94,601 106,798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.41% 53.19% 51.97%
Number of salaries quoted 79,901 81,277 91,792
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,750 £28,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -

Progress 4GL
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Progress 4GL as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Progress 4GL in the UK

Progress 4GL
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Progress 4GL.

Salary trend for Progress 4GL in the UK

Progress 4GL
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Progress 4GL over the 6 months to 17 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Progress 4GL in the UK

Progress 4GL
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Progress 4GL within the UK over the 6 months to 17 January 2018. 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 +29 22 £42,500 +3.03% 1
England +23 22 £42,500 -
Yorkshire +31 11 £46,250 +8.82%
North of England +13 11 £46,250 +8.82%
East of England - 6 £38,000 -
South East - 5 £60,000 -

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, IT jobs citing Progress 4GL also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Progress 4GL.

1 18 (78.26%) Progress
2 16 (69.57%) HTML
2 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
3 15 (65.22%) .NET
4 11 (47.83%) OpenEdge
4 11 (47.83%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (43.48%) OpenEdge ABL
5 10 (43.48%) Finance
6 9 (39.13%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (34.78%) WebSpeed
7 8 (34.78%) C#
8 7 (30.43%) C++
8 7 (30.43%) SQL
8 7 (30.43%) Scrum
8 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 6 (26.09%) Test Planning
9 6 (26.09%) Virtual Team
9 6 (26.09%) Acceptance Criteria
9 6 (26.09%) Ab Initio
9 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
9 6 (26.09%) PowerBuilder
9 6 (26.09%) Oracle
9 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
9 6 (26.09%) ERP
9 6 (26.09%) Oracle Forms
9 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Excel
10 5 (21.74%) Web Services
10 5 (21.74%) Windows

Progress 4GL
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 11 (47.83%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (21.74%) Sage X3
2 1 (4.35%) Sage CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.70%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 11 (47.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (34.78%) WebSpeed
3 6 (26.09%) Oracle Forms
3 6 (26.09%) PowerBuilder
3 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (43.48%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (69.57%) Developer
2 6 (26.09%) Software Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Development Team Leader
3 5 (21.74%) Progress Developer
3 5 (21.74%) Team Leader
4 4 (17.39%) Sage Developer
5 2 (8.70%) Progress 4GL Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) ERP Support
6 1 (4.35%) IT Support
6 1 (4.35%) OpenEdge Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Sage Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Sage Support
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineer
6 1 (4.35%) Support Consultant
6 1 (4.35%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (69.57%) HTML
2 15 (65.22%) .NET
3 5 (21.74%) Web Services
4 1 (4.35%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) CSS3
4 1 (4.35%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (26.09%) Virtual Team
3 5 (21.74%) Client/Server
4 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
4 1 (4.35%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (30.43%) Scrum
2 6 (26.09%) Acceptance Criteria
2 6 (26.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (26.09%) ERP
2 6 (26.09%) Test Planning
3 5 (21.74%) Coaching
4 3 (13.04%) Change Management
4 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Integration Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Line Management
5 2 (8.70%) Release Management
6 1 (4.35%) CRM
6 1 (4.35%) Data Protection
6 1 (4.35%) Process Management
6 1 (4.35%) Project Management
6 1 (4.35%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.35%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (69.57%) JavaScript
2 10 (43.48%) OpenEdge ABL
3 8 (34.78%) C#
4 7 (30.43%) C++
4 7 (30.43%) SQL
5 1 (4.35%) Uniface
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.70%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Progress
2 6 (26.09%) Ab Initio
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 5 (21.74%) Sage