Period
to 18 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 18 November 2017 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 998 1053 1056
Rank change year-on-year +55 +3 +149
Permanent jobs citing Progress 179 169 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.089% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.22% 0.20% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 145 149 222
UK median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £28,250 £22,850 £31,375
90th Percentile £79,750 £50,000 £73,625
UK excluding London median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -11.11% +8.43%

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.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 79646 83241 100156
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.51% 43.84% 45.72%
Number of salaries quoted 61613 67223 81581
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Progress
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Progress in the UK

Progress
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Progress in the UK

Progress
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Progress over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Progress in the UK

Progress
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 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 +27 169 £42,500 - 8
UK excluding London +58 89 £38,000 -5.00% 5
London +9 85 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Midlands +16 34 £35,000 -17.65% 1
North of England +2 31 £42,500 +6.25% 3
Yorkshire +30 19 £42,500 +6.25% 2
West Midlands +6 19 £38,500 -3.75%
East Midlands +55 15 £30,500 -12.86%
East of England +17 10 £38,000 +90.00% 1
South East +39 8 £48,750 +35.42%
North East +15 6 £36,750 -52.58%
North West -26 6 £42,500 - 1
Scotland -3 5 £57,500 +76.92%
South West -11 1 £20,500 -31.09%

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Progress 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.

1 58 (32.40%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (29.61%) HTML
3 51 (28.49%) SQL
3 51 (28.49%) .NET
4 48 (26.82%) C#
5 45 (25.14%) JavaScript
6 38 (21.23%) OpenEdge
7 37 (20.67%) SQL Server
8 36 (20.11%) Windows
9 34 (18.99%) Finance
10 30 (16.76%) CSS
10 30 (16.76%) Microsoft
11 26 (14.53%) Oracle
12 22 (12.29%) ASP.NET
13 21 (11.73%) Java
13 21 (11.73%) Degree
14 20 (11.17%) Web Development
14 20 (11.17%) Stakeholder Management
14 20 (11.17%) Project Management
15 19 (10.61%) Active Directory
15 19 (10.61%) Web Services
16 18 (10.06%) Progress 4GL
16 18 (10.06%) SDLC
16 18 (10.06%) Windows Server
17 17 (9.50%) PowerShell
17 17 (9.50%) VMware
18 16 (8.94%) C++
19 15 (8.38%) ITIL
19 15 (8.38%) OO
19 15 (8.38%) ERP

Progress
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 38 (21.23%) OpenEdge
2 6 (3.35%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.79%) Apache
3 5 (2.79%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (2.23%) MS Exchange
5 2 (1.12%) Confluence
6 1 (0.56%) Marvel
Applications
1 12 (6.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (5.03%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (2.79%) Simulink
4 1 (0.56%) InVision
Business Applications
1 3 (1.68%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.56%) Magento
2 1 (0.56%) SAP GRC
2 1 (0.56%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.26%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.03%) Office 365
3 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.68%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.12%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 2 (1.12%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.56%) G Suite
6 1 (0.56%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.26%) SAN
2 8 (4.47%) HTTP
3 7 (3.91%) Firewall
3 7 (3.91%) SSL
4 5 (2.79%) Ethernet
4 5 (2.79%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (2.23%) DNS
5 4 (2.23%) RS-232
5 4 (2.23%) VoIP
5 4 (2.23%) VPN
5 4 (2.23%) Wireshark
6 3 (1.68%) TCP/IP
7 2 (1.12%) Internet
7 2 (1.12%) Multicast
8 1 (0.56%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.56%) IPsec
8 1 (0.56%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (0.56%) Unified Communications
8 1 (0.56%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (20.67%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.82%) QlikView
3 10 (5.59%) MySQL
4 8 (4.47%) Qlik Sense
5 5 (2.79%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.79%) Squirro
6 4 (2.23%) Crystal Reports
6 4 (2.23%) DTS
6 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (2.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.68%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.12%) Big Data
9 1 (0.56%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (6.15%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (5.59%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.47%) Oracle Forms
3 8 (4.47%) PowerBuilder
3 8 (4.47%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (3.91%) JIRA
5 6 (3.35%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.79%) WebSpeed
7 4 (2.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (2.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (2.23%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.56%) TestRail
General
1 34 (18.99%) Finance
2 8 (4.47%) Front Office
3 7 (3.91%) Retail
4 6 (3.35%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.79%) Electronics
6 3 (1.68%) Banking
6 3 (1.68%) Games
6 3 (1.68%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.12%) Advertising
7 2 (1.12%) Billing
7 2 (1.12%) Law
7 2 (1.12%) Legal
7 2 (1.12%) Marketing
7 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.56%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.56%) Avionics
8 1 (0.56%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 77 (43.02%) Developer
2 28 (15.64%) Progress Developer
3 27 (15.08%) Analyst
4 16 (8.94%) Systems Engineer
5 14 (7.82%) Software Developer
6 13 (7.26%) Business Analyst
6 13 (7.26%) Project Manager
6 13 (7.26%) Senior Developer
7 12 (6.70%) Applications Support
7 12 (6.70%) Web Developer
8 11 (6.15%) Senior Progress Developer
9 10 (5.59%) Support Analyst
10 9 (5.03%) Applications Support Analyst
11 8 (4.47%) OpenEdge Developer
12 7 (3.91%) Android Engineer
12 7 (3.91%) Support Engineer
12 7 (3.91%) Wintel Engineer
12 7 (3.91%) Wintel Systems Engineer
13 6 (3.35%) Applications Developer
13 6 (3.35%) Digital Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (29.61%) HTML
2 51 (28.49%) .NET
3 30 (16.76%) CSS
4 22 (12.29%) ASP.NET
5 19 (10.61%) Web Services
6 15 (8.38%) jQuery
7 8 (4.47%) AngularJS
7 8 (4.47%) Laravel
8 7 (3.91%) RxJava
9 6 (3.35%) .NET Framework
9 6 (3.35%) JSON
9 6 (3.35%) SOAP
10 5 (2.79%) CSS3
10 5 (2.79%) HTML5
10 5 (2.79%) LAMP
10 5 (2.79%) RESTful
11 4 (2.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (1.68%) FIX Protocol
12 3 (1.68%) NativeScript
12 3 (1.68%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.15%) Computer Science
1 11 (6.15%) Virtual Team
2 9 (5.03%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (4.47%) User Experience
4 7 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (2.23%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (2.23%) Robotics
6 3 (1.68%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.68%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.12%) Algorithms
7 2 (1.12%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.56%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.56%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.56%) iPhone
8 1 (0.56%) Life Science
8 1 (0.56%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.56%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (0.56%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.56%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 36 (20.11%) Windows
2 18 (10.06%) Windows Server
3 14 (7.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (6.15%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (4.47%) Linux
6 7 (3.91%) Android
6 7 (3.91%) Unix
7 1 (0.56%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.56%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (32.40%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (11.17%) Project Management
2 20 (11.17%) Stakeholder Management
2 20 (11.17%) Web Development
3 18 (10.06%) SDLC
4 15 (8.38%) ERP
4 15 (8.38%) ITIL
4 15 (8.38%) OO
5 14 (7.82%) Scrum
5 14 (7.82%) TDD
6 13 (7.26%) Line Management
7 12 (6.70%) OOP
7 12 (6.70%) Translating Business Requirements
8 10 (5.59%) Asset Management
8 10 (5.59%) Unit Testing
9 9 (5.03%) Coaching
9 9 (5.03%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (5.03%) Pair Programming
9 9 (5.03%) Problem Management
10 8 (4.47%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 51 (28.49%) SQL
2 48 (26.82%) C#
3 45 (25.14%) JavaScript
4 21 (11.73%) Java
5 18 (10.06%) Progress 4GL
6 17 (9.50%) PowerShell
7 16 (8.94%) C++
8 10 (5.59%) PHP
8 10 (5.59%) Python
9 9 (5.03%) C
9 9 (5.03%) T-SQL
10 6 (3.35%) OpenEdge ABL
11 5 (2.79%) VBScript
12 4 (2.23%) Groovy
12 4 (2.23%) Ruby
13 3 (1.68%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.68%) Perl
13 3 (1.68%) R
13 3 (1.68%) VBA
14 2 (1.12%) Scala
Qualifications
1 21 (11.73%) Degree
2 13 (7.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 11 (6.15%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (5.59%) Computer Science Degree
4 10 (5.59%) MCITP
5 3 (1.68%) CCNA
5 3 (1.68%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (1.68%) PMP
6 2 (1.12%) ISEB
7 1 (0.56%) A+ Certification
7 1 (0.56%) CCENT
7 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.56%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.56%) MCP
7 1 (0.56%) MCSA
7 1 (0.56%) MCSE
7 1 (0.56%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.59%) QA
2 5 (2.79%) SLA
3 3 (1.68%) Data Quality
4 2 (1.12%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.56%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 1 (0.56%) GxP
5 1 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 19 (10.61%) Active Directory
2 5 (2.79%) Firmware
3 4 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.68%) Docker
4 3 (1.68%) Terminal Server
4 3 (1.68%) Virtual Servers
4 3 (1.68%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (7.26%) SCOM
2 2 (1.12%) Nagios
3 1 (0.56%) Backup Exec
3 1 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
3 1 (0.56%) FortiGate
3 1 (0.56%) Nessus
3 1 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.56%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (0.56%) WMI
Vendors
1 30 (16.76%) Microsoft
2 26 (14.53%) Oracle
3 17 (9.50%) VMware
4 9 (5.03%) EMC
4 9 (5.03%) EqualLogic
4 9 (5.03%) Google
5 8 (4.47%) Ab Initio
5 8 (4.47%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (3.91%) Dell Compellent
7 6 (3.35%) Cisco
7 6 (3.35%) Cognos
8 4 (2.23%) Sophos
9 3 (1.68%) SAP
9 3 (1.68%) Telerik
9 3 (1.68%) WatchGuard
10 2 (1.12%) Arista
10 2 (1.12%) Juniper
10 2 (1.12%) Pega
10 2 (1.12%) Sage
10 2 (1.12%) SolarWinds