Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Progress 4GL
UK
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1137 1195 1265
Rank change year-on-year +58 +70 +25
Permanent jobs citing Progress 4GL 35 65 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.020% 0.032% 0.023%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.036% 0.061% 0.044%
Number of salaries quoted 32 66 48
UK median annual salary £35,000 £41,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.15% -2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £42,250 £46,250 £47,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £37,500 £42,500 £35,734
% change year-on-year -11.76% +18.93% -6.21%

Progress 4GL is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 98444 105954 113048
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 55.50% 52.35% 51.09%
Number of salaries quoted 82105 91641 96219
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +3.45%
10th Percentile £28,750 £28,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £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 23 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Progress 4GL in the UK

Progress 4GL
Top 10 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 23 July 2017. 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
England +45 26 £37,500 -11.76% 1
UK excluding London +24 26 £37,500 -11.76% 1
East of England +32 9 £40,000 -11.11%
North of England -19 8 £40,000 -
Yorkshire +1 7 £40,000 -
West Midlands +34 5 £32,500 -23.53%
Midlands +24 5 £32,500 -23.53% 1
South East +76 3 £35,000 -17.65%
North West -31 1 £35,000 -6.67%
South West - 1 £32,500 -

For the 6 months to 23 July 2017, 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 28 (80.00%) Oracle
1 28 (80.00%) SQL
1 28 (80.00%) Finance
2 19 (54.29%) ERP
2 19 (54.29%) SQL Server
2 19 (54.29%) Project Management
3 16 (45.71%) Progress
3 16 (45.71%) C#
3 16 (45.71%) HTML
4 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
5 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (28.57%) .NET
7 9 (25.71%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (25.71%) PowerBuilder
7 9 (25.71%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (25.71%) Ab Initio
7 9 (25.71%) Virtual Team
7 9 (25.71%) Test Planning
8 8 (22.86%) Business Process Analysis
8 8 (22.86%) Presales
8 8 (22.86%) Migration
8 8 (22.86%) Data Migration
8 8 (22.86%) Project Planning
8 8 (22.86%) Fit Analysis
9 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 7 (20.00%) OpenEdge
9 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
10 6 (17.14%) Epicor
10 6 (17.14%) JD Edwards
10 6 (17.14%) Sage

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 7 (20.00%) OpenEdge
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (17.14%) Dynamics GP
1 6 (17.14%) NetSuite
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle Assets
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (54.29%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle Forms
1 9 (25.71%) PowerBuilder
2 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.57%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 28 (80.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) ERP Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) Software Analyst
2 11 (31.43%) Software Developer
2 11 (31.43%) SQL Analyst
3 6 (17.14%) Applications Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Consultant
4 5 (14.29%) ERP Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Business Developer
5 3 (8.57%) ERP Developer
5 3 (8.57%) ERP Implementation Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) ERP Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Implementation Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Implementation Specialist
5 3 (8.57%) Software Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Software Implementation Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Web Applications Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (45.71%) HTML
2 10 (28.57%) .NET
3 3 (8.57%) .NET Framework
3 3 (8.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 3 (8.57%) CSS
3 3 (8.57%) CSS3
3 3 (8.57%) HTML5
4 2 (5.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.71%) Virtual Team
2 3 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.57%) User Experience
3 2 (5.71%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.71%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.71%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (54.29%) ERP
1 19 (54.29%) Project Management
2 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (25.71%) Continuous Improvement
3 9 (25.71%) Test Planning
4 8 (22.86%) Business Process Analysis
4 8 (22.86%) Data Migration
4 8 (22.86%) Fit Analysis
4 8 (22.86%) Migration
4 8 (22.86%) Presales
4 8 (22.86%) Project Planning
5 6 (17.14%) Data Analysis
5 6 (17.14%) Scrum
6 5 (14.29%) Time Management
7 3 (8.57%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.57%) Process Management
7 3 (8.57%) Web Application Development
8 2 (5.71%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.71%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (80.00%) SQL
2 16 (45.71%) C#
3 13 (37.14%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.29%) C++
5 3 (8.57%) R
5 3 (8.57%) Uniface
6 2 (5.71%) OpenEdge ABL
6 2 (5.71%) VB
6 2 (5.71%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 28 (80.00%) Oracle
2 16 (45.71%) Progress
3 9 (25.71%) Ab Initio
4 7 (20.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (17.14%) Epicor
5 6 (17.14%) Infor
5 6 (17.14%) JD Edwards
5 6 (17.14%) Sage
6 3 (8.57%) SAP