Period
to 13 November 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 13 November 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
13 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1054 1012 1059
Rank change year-on-year -42 +47 +9
Permanent jobs citing Progress 87 178 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.053% 0.099% 0.089%
As % of the Vendors category 0.13% 0.22% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 69 143 147
UK median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% - -5.56%
10th Percentile £27,700 £28,250 £22,450
90th Percentile £57,500 £80,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +11.84% -5.00% -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 69,519 79,646 82,646
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 42.69% 44.36% 43.90%
Number of salaries quoted 53,917 61,590 66,702
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +4.94%

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 13 November 2018.

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 13 November 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 -44 76 £48,000 +12.94% 31
UK excluding London +5 63 £42,500 +11.84% 27
London +2 24 £50,000 -4.76% 6
North of England +29 21 £42,500 - 3
South East +31 19 £50,000 +2.56% 7
North West +14 15 £42,750 +0.59% 2
Scotland -10 6 £31,850 -44.61%
West Midlands +30 5 £53,500 +38.96% 1
South West +6 5 £35,000 +70.73% 6
Midlands +1 5 £53,500 +52.86% 2
Wales - 5 £36,500 - 2
Yorkshire +9 4 £32,500 -23.53% 1
East of England +18 2 £39,200 +3.16% 7
North East -2 2 £50,000 +36.05%

For the 6 months to 13 November 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 24 (27.59%) Project Management
1 24 (27.59%) Finance
1 24 (27.59%) Problem-Solving
2 22 (25.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (18.39%) Microsoft
3 16 (18.39%) Analytics
4 15 (17.24%) Decision-Making
5 13 (14.94%) Customer Engagement
5 13 (14.94%) Data-Driven Decision Making
5 13 (14.94%) Data Science
6 12 (13.79%) Degree
7 11 (12.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 11 (12.64%) HTML
7 11 (12.64%) SQL Server
8 10 (11.49%) OpenEdge
9 9 (10.34%) SQL
9 9 (10.34%) Project Planning
10 8 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
10 8 (9.20%) JavaScript
10 8 (9.20%) Windows
11 7 (8.05%) CSS
11 7 (8.05%) Retail
11 7 (8.05%) Financial Analysis
11 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (6.90%) Dependency Management
12 6 (6.90%) Change Management
12 6 (6.90%) Data Security
12 6 (6.90%) SAP
12 6 (6.90%) .NET
12 6 (6.90%) Progress 4GL

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 10 (11.49%) OpenEdge
2 5 (5.75%) SAP Portal
3 4 (4.60%) MS Exchange
4 3 (3.45%) CMS
5 2 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.15%) Drupal
6 1 (1.15%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.15%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.60%) Spreadsheet
3 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Primavera
1 5 (5.75%) SAP PS
2 2 (2.30%) Adobe Campaign
2 2 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.30%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.15%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.60%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.60%) Office 365
1 4 (4.60%) SaaS
2 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.15%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.15%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.60%) Firewall
1 4 (4.60%) Remote Desktop
1 4 (4.60%) SAN
1 4 (4.60%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.15%) ATM
2 1 (1.15%) DHCP
2 1 (1.15%) DNS
2 1 (1.15%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.45%) MySQL
3 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (4.60%) JIRA
2 3 (3.45%) Subversion
3 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.15%) Selenium
General
1 24 (27.59%) Finance
2 7 (8.05%) Retail
3 5 (5.75%) Back Office
3 5 (5.75%) Billing
3 5 (5.75%) Marketing
4 3 (3.45%) Advertising
5 2 (2.30%) Law
5 2 (2.30%) Legal
5 2 (2.30%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (1.15%) Front Office
6 1 (1.15%) Publishing
6 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (20.69%) Analyst
1 18 (20.69%) Developer
2 14 (16.09%) Project Manager
3 13 (14.94%) Graduate
4 9 (10.34%) Progress Developer
5 8 (9.20%) Support Analyst
6 5 (5.75%) Project Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (4.60%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Junior
7 4 (4.60%) OpenEdge Developer
7 4 (4.60%) Product Manager
7 4 (4.60%) SAP Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) SAP Support
7 4 (4.60%) SAP Support Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Technical Analyst
7 4 (4.60%) Technical Support
7 4 (4.60%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (12.64%) HTML
2 7 (8.05%) CSS
3 6 (6.90%) .NET
4 5 (5.75%) SAP Fiori
4 5 (5.75%) Web Services
5 3 (3.45%) HTML5
5 3 (3.45%) JSON
5 3 (3.45%) XML
6 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.30%) CSS3
6 2 (2.30%) JMS
6 2 (2.30%) React
7 1 (1.15%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.15%) COM
7 1 (1.15%) jQuery
7 1 (1.15%) LAMP
7 1 (1.15%) Node.js
7 1 (1.15%) Redux
7 1 (1.15%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (1.15%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.75%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.60%) Virtual Team
4 3 (3.45%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.30%) Analytical Mindset
5 2 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.30%) User Experience
6 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.15%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.15%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 8 (9.20%) Windows
2 4 (4.60%) Windows 10
3 3 (3.45%) Linux
3 3 (3.45%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.30%) Unix
4 2 (2.30%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.15%) Android
5 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.59%) Problem-Solving
1 24 (27.59%) Project Management
2 22 (25.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 16 (18.39%) Analytics
4 15 (17.24%) Decision-Making
5 13 (14.94%) Customer Engagement
5 13 (14.94%) Data Science
5 13 (14.94%) Data-Driven Decision Making
6 11 (12.64%) Continuous Improvement
7 9 (10.34%) Project Planning
8 8 (9.20%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (8.05%) Financial Analysis
10 6 (6.90%) Change Management
10 6 (6.90%) Contingency Planning
10 6 (6.90%) Data Security
10 6 (6.90%) Dependency Management
11 5 (5.75%) B2B
11 5 (5.75%) CRM
11 5 (5.75%) Logistics
11 5 (5.75%) Work Breakdown Structure
Programming Languages
1 9 (10.34%) SQL
2 8 (9.20%) JavaScript
3 6 (6.90%) Progress 4GL
4 5 (5.75%) C#
5 3 (3.45%) Java
5 3 (3.45%) Python
6 2 (2.30%) PHP
7 1 (1.15%) R
7 1 (1.15%) Ruby
7 1 (1.15%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 12 (13.79%) Degree
2 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.15%) ISEB
3 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.15%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.90%) PMO
2 4 (4.60%) SLA
3 1 (1.15%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.15%) XenApp
2 1 (1.15%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 16 (18.39%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.90%) SAP
3 5 (5.75%) Oracle
4 4 (4.60%) Aruba
4 4 (4.60%) NetApp
4 4 (4.60%) VMware
5 2 (2.30%) Adobe
5 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.30%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.15%) Aderant
6 1 (1.15%) Citrix
6 1 (1.15%) Genesys
6 1 (1.15%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.15%) Tableau