Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 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
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 1005 1051 1051
Rank change year-on-year +46 0 -55
Permanent jobs citing Progress 106 165 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.070% 0.094% 0.076%
As % of the Vendors category 0.17% 0.21% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 91 158 116
UK median annual salary £32,500 £50,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.00% +16.96% -5.00%
10th Percentile £29,554 £33,450 £28,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £67,500 £66,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £33,500 £47,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -28.72% +17.50% -5.88%

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 63,585 77,790 77,001
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.26% 44.15% 43.87%
Number of salaries quoted 48,954 61,620 61,871
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £76,250 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +2.41%

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 23 February 2019.

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 23 February 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
England +28 82 £32,500 -35.00% 32
UK excluding London +52 74 £33,500 -28.72% 29
London +41 32 £31,850 -39.33% 3
South West +29 22 £32,500 -30.11% 5
Scotland +28 20 £31,850 -44.37%
North of England +34 17 £41,500 -6.74% 5
North West +44 14 £43,000 -2.27% 2
South East +35 9 £50,000 -6.98% 5
Wales - 4 £37,000 -
North East +14 2 - -
East of England +43 1 £30,900 -18.68% 5
West Midlands +17 1 £35,000 -30.00% 6
Yorkshire +14 1 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Midlands +13 1 £35,000 -30.00% 9

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, IT jobs citing Progress 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 Progress.

1 47 (44.34%) Decision-Making
2 45 (42.45%) Analytics
2 45 (42.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 41 (38.68%) Customer Engagement
3 41 (38.68%) Data Science
3 41 (38.68%) Data-Driven Decision Making
4 26 (24.53%) Microsoft
5 25 (23.58%) Windows
6 21 (19.81%) Degree
6 21 (19.81%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (11.32%) JavaScript
9 11 (10.38%) Windows 10
9 11 (10.38%) Greenfield Project
10 10 (9.43%) Office 365
10 10 (9.43%) Finance
11 9 (8.49%) Computer Science
11 9 (8.49%) SQL
11 9 (8.49%) HTML
11 9 (8.49%) Java
11 9 (8.49%) Windows 7
11 9 (8.49%) SDLC
12 8 (7.55%) C#
12 8 (7.55%) Project Management
13 7 (6.60%) PHP
13 7 (6.60%) XML
13 7 (6.60%) Linux
13 7 (6.60%) Python
13 7 (6.60%) Time Management
14 6 (5.66%) JIRA

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 4 (3.77%) OpenEdge
2 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (2.83%) MS Exchange
3 2 (1.89%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.94%) CMS
4 1 (0.94%) Confluence
4 1 (0.94%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.94%) HipChat
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.89%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.94%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 10 (9.43%) Office 365
2 4 (3.77%) SaaS
3 1 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.77%) DHCP
1 4 (3.77%) DNS
1 4 (3.77%) TCP/IP
1 4 (3.77%) Wireless
2 3 (2.83%) VPN
3 1 (0.94%) ATM
3 1 (0.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (5.66%) JIRA
2 2 (1.89%) Bitbucket
2 2 (1.89%) Git (software)
2 2 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (1.89%) Selenium
2 2 (1.89%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.94%) Appium
3 1 (0.94%) Capybara
3 1 (0.94%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.94%) JMeter
3 1 (0.94%) SonarQube
3 1 (0.94%) WATIR
3 1 (0.94%) WebDriver
General
1 10 (9.43%) Finance
2 6 (5.66%) Advertising
3 4 (3.77%) Marketing
4 2 (1.89%) Law
4 2 (1.89%) Legal
4 2 (1.89%) Retail
5 1 (0.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (44.34%) Graduate
2 13 (12.26%) Analyst
3 10 (9.43%) Project Manager
4 8 (7.55%) Developer
5 6 (5.66%) Business Analyst
5 6 (5.66%) Linux Engineer
5 6 (5.66%) Python Engineer
5 6 (5.66%) Support Engineer
5 6 (5.66%) Unix Engineer
5 6 (5.66%) Unix Linux Engineer
6 5 (4.72%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (4.72%) IT Support
6 5 (4.72%) Migration Specialist
6 5 (4.72%) Support Specialist
7 4 (3.77%) Lead Business Analyst
7 4 (3.77%) Product Manager
7 4 (3.77%) Progress Developer
7 4 (3.77%) Support Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
8 3 (2.83%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.49%) HTML
2 7 (6.60%) XML
3 5 (4.72%) Web Services
4 4 (3.77%) .NET
4 4 (3.77%) CSS
5 3 (2.83%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.83%) HTML5
6 2 (1.89%) jQuery
6 2 (1.89%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (1.89%) LESS
6 2 (1.89%) Node.js
6 2 (1.89%) React
6 2 (1.89%) Sass
6 2 (1.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (0.94%) Hibernate
7 1 (0.94%) Java EE
7 1 (0.94%) JMS
7 1 (0.94%) JSON
7 1 (0.94%) Spring
7 1 (0.94%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.38%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (4.72%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (2.83%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.83%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 25 (23.58%) Windows
2 11 (10.38%) Windows 10
3 9 (8.49%) Windows 7
4 7 (6.60%) Linux
5 6 (5.66%) Unix
5 6 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.83%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.94%) Android
7 1 (0.94%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (44.34%) Decision-Making
2 45 (42.45%) Analytics
2 45 (42.45%) Stakeholder Management
3 41 (38.68%) Customer Engagement
3 41 (38.68%) Data Science
3 41 (38.68%) Data-Driven Decision Making
4 21 (19.81%) Problem-Solving
5 13 (12.26%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (8.49%) Computer Science
6 9 (8.49%) SDLC
7 8 (7.55%) Project Management
8 7 (6.60%) Time Management
9 6 (5.66%) Business Analysis
9 6 (5.66%) Creative Thinking
9 6 (5.66%) Migration
10 5 (4.72%) B2B
10 5 (4.72%) Data Analysis
10 5 (4.72%) Web Development
11 4 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (3.77%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 12 (11.32%) JavaScript
2 9 (8.49%) Java
2 9 (8.49%) SQL
3 8 (7.55%) C#
4 7 (6.60%) PHP
4 7 (6.60%) Python
5 6 (5.66%) C
5 6 (5.66%) C++
6 3 (2.83%) Shell Script
7 1 (0.94%) Apple Swift
7 1 (0.94%) Progress 4GL
7 1 (0.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (19.81%) Degree
2 6 (5.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.89%) AAT
4 1 (0.94%) IIBA
4 1 (0.94%) ISEB
4 1 (0.94%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.89%) PMO
2 1 (0.94%) GDPR
2 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.83%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.94%) XenApp
2 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 26 (24.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.83%) Apple
3 2 (1.89%) JD Edwards
4 1 (0.94%) Aderant
4 1 (0.94%) Atlassian
4 1 (0.94%) Citrix
4 1 (0.94%) Sitecore