Period
to 21 September 2018

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 21 September 2018 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1086 1022 1053
Rank change year-on-year -64 +31 +63
Permanent jobs citing Progress 80 166 213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.048% 0.094% 0.11%
As % of the Vendors category 0.11% 0.21% 0.25%
Number of salaries quoted 68 125 201
UK median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £27,175 £26,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £82,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £43,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +14.67% -6.25% -11.11%

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 73,317 78,826 85,723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.78% 44.61% 44.07%
Number of salaries quoted 57,011 60,997 69,528
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +3.53% +1.19% +5.00%

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 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Progress in the UK

Progress
Top 15 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 21 September 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
England -43 76 £50,000 +25.00% 25
UK excluding London -2 52 £43,000 +14.67% 20
London +5 27 £50,000 -4.76% 6
North of England +13 25 £40,000 - 5
North West +31 19 £38,750 -8.82% 3
South East +9 15 £50,000 +2.56% 2
West Midlands +10 5 £53,500 +50.70% 2
Midlands 0 5 £53,500 +52.86% 2
Yorkshire +6 4 £32,500 -13.33% 1
East of England +8 3 £70,000 +84.21% 5
North East -22 2 £50,000 +49.25% 1
Scotland +2 1 - -
Wales - 1 £21,500 - 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £52,500 -
South West - 1 £20,000 - 5

For the 6 months to 21 September 2018, 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 30 (37.50%) Project Management
2 29 (36.25%) Finance
3 27 (33.75%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (21.25%) SQL Server
4 17 (21.25%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
6 15 (18.75%) SQL
7 12 (15.00%) OpenEdge
8 11 (13.75%) Progress 4GL
8 11 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (13.75%) Retail
9 10 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
9 10 (12.50%) Linux
9 10 (12.50%) .NET
9 10 (12.50%) Oracle
10 9 (11.25%) Firewall
10 9 (11.25%) Data Security
10 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (11.25%) Virtual Team
11 8 (10.00%) PMO
11 8 (10.00%) JSON
11 8 (10.00%) Time Management
11 8 (10.00%) Subversion
11 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
11 8 (10.00%) XML
11 8 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (10.00%) SLA
12 7 (8.75%) SAN
12 7 (8.75%) NetApp
12 7 (8.75%) Unix

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 12 (15.00%) OpenEdge
2 7 (8.75%) MS Exchange
3 5 (6.25%) SAP Portal
4 3 (3.75%) CMS
5 2 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.25%) Drupal
6 1 (1.25%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (5.00%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (2.50%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 7 (8.75%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (6.25%) Primavera
2 5 (6.25%) SAP PS
3 2 (2.50%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.25%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.75%) SaaS
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.25%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.25%) Office 365
3 1 (1.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 9 (11.25%) Firewall
2 7 (8.75%) Remote Desktop
2 7 (8.75%) SAN
2 7 (8.75%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
3 2 (2.50%) VLAN
4 1 (1.25%) ATM
4 1 (1.25%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (1.25%) DNS
4 1 (1.25%) Internet
4 1 (1.25%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.75%) MySQL
2 3 (3.75%) QlikView
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.50%) Squirro
4 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.25%) dBASE
4 1 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (10.00%) Subversion
2 6 (7.50%) JIRA
3 1 (1.25%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.25%) Selenium
General
1 29 (36.25%) Finance
2 11 (13.75%) Retail
3 5 (6.25%) Back Office
3 5 (6.25%) Billing
4 3 (3.75%) Marketing
5 2 (2.50%) Legal
5 2 (2.50%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.25%) Advertising
6 1 (1.25%) Front Office
6 1 (1.25%) Law
6 1 (1.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (31.25%) Analyst
2 19 (23.75%) Developer
3 14 (17.50%) Project Manager
4 11 (13.75%) Support Analyst
5 10 (12.50%) Progress Developer
5 10 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (8.75%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) 3rd Line Technical Support
6 7 (8.75%) Business Analyst
6 7 (8.75%) OpenEdge Developer
6 7 (8.75%) Progress 4GL Developer
6 7 (8.75%) Technical Support
6 7 (8.75%) Technical Support Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 4 (5.00%) Project Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) SAP Analyst
7 4 (5.00%) SAP Support
7 4 (5.00%) SAP Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (12.50%) .NET
2 8 (10.00%) JSON
2 8 (10.00%) XML
3 7 (8.75%) CSS
3 7 (8.75%) HTML
3 7 (8.75%) JMS
4 5 (6.25%) SAP Fiori
5 3 (3.75%) HTML5
5 3 (3.75%) Web Services
6 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.50%) CSS3
6 2 (2.50%) React
7 1 (1.25%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.25%) COM
7 1 (1.25%) jQuery
7 1 (1.25%) LAMP
7 1 (1.25%) Redux
7 1 (1.25%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.25%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (11.25%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (11.25%) Virtual Team
2 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.00%) Data Centre
3 4 (5.00%) User Experience
4 3 (3.75%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.50%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (2.50%) Minimum Viable Product
6 1 (1.25%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.25%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.25%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.25%) FMCG
6 1 (1.25%) Hedge funds
6 1 (1.25%) IVR
6 1 (1.25%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.50%) Linux
2 7 (8.75%) Unix
3 1 (1.25%) Android
3 1 (1.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (37.50%) Project Management
2 27 (33.75%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (21.25%) Continuous Improvement
4 11 (13.75%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
6 9 (11.25%) Data Security
7 8 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (10.00%) Time Management
8 7 (8.75%) Change Control
8 7 (8.75%) Financial Analysis
8 7 (8.75%) Project Planning
8 7 (8.75%) Strategic Thinking
8 7 (8.75%) Supplier Management
9 6 (7.50%) Change Management
10 5 (6.25%) Analytics
10 5 (6.25%) Information Management
10 5 (6.25%) Logistics
10 5 (6.25%) Risk Assessment
10 5 (6.25%) Work Breakdown Structure
11 4 (5.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 15 (18.75%) SQL
2 11 (13.75%) Progress 4GL
3 4 (5.00%) C#
3 4 (5.00%) Python
4 3 (3.75%) Java
4 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.50%) PHP
6 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.25%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.25%) R
6 1 (1.25%) Ruby
6 1 (1.25%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 5 (6.25%) Degree
1 5 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 5 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.25%) CISSP
2 1 (1.25%) IIBA
2 1 (1.25%) ISEB
2 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.25%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.25%) MBA
2 1 (1.25%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.00%) PMO
1 8 (10.00%) SLA
2 1 (1.25%) QA
System Software
1 7 (8.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.50%) Oracle
3 7 (8.75%) Aruba
3 7 (8.75%) NetApp
3 7 (8.75%) VMware
4 6 (7.50%) SAP
5 5 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.50%) Adobe
6 2 (2.50%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.25%) Capita
7 1 (1.25%) Cisco
7 1 (1.25%) Genesys
7 1 (1.25%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.25%) Tableau
7 1 (1.25%) Xerox