Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1123 1078 1048
Rank change year-on-year -45 -30 +105
Permanent jobs citing Progress 79 132 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.045% 0.074% 0.12%
As % of the Vendors category 0.10% 0.17% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 68 98 235
UK median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £31,025 £22,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,875 £88,750 £47,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -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 76,748 78,921 91,616
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 43.95% 44.44% 45.04%
Number of salaries quoted 59,829 62,339 74,572
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,750 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £73,750
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year +1.19% +1.20% +3.75%

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 July 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 18 July 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 -45 74 £50,000 +17.65% 28
UK excluding London -36 42 £45,000 +12.50% 22
London -8 36 £50,000 -17.70% 9
North of England -1 21 £37,500 -6.25% 8
North West +20 18 £37,500 -6.25% 3
South East -3 8 £55,000 - 6
East of England +4 5 £70,000 +75.00% 2
West Midlands +20 2 £42,500 +3.66% 2
Yorkshire -2 2 £25,000 -33.33% 4
Midlands -6 2 £42,500 +11.84% 3
South West - 2 £46,500 -
Wales - 2 £24,500 -
North East -16 1 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Scotland -20 1 £57,500 +35.29% 3
Northern Ireland - 1 £52,500 -

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 28 (35.44%) Project Management
2 23 (29.11%) Finance
2 23 (29.11%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (22.78%) SQL Server
4 17 (21.52%) SQL
4 17 (21.52%) Continuous Improvement
5 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (17.72%) Retail
6 14 (17.72%) Microsoft
7 12 (15.19%) Linux
8 11 (13.92%) .NET
8 11 (13.92%) Oracle
8 11 (13.92%) OpenEdge
8 11 (13.92%) Firewall
9 10 (12.66%) VMware
9 10 (12.66%) Data Security
9 10 (12.66%) Progress 4GL
9 10 (12.66%) SLA
9 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
9 10 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
9 10 (12.66%) Virtual Team
10 9 (11.39%) Line Management
10 9 (11.39%) Time Management
10 9 (11.39%) JSON
10 9 (11.39%) NetApp
10 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Office
10 9 (11.39%) XML
11 8 (10.13%) MS Exchange
11 8 (10.13%) SAN
11 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence

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 11 (13.92%) OpenEdge
2 8 (10.13%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.06%) SAP Portal
4 2 (2.53%) CMS
5 1 (1.27%) Drupal
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.27%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.80%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (8.86%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (5.06%) Primavera
2 4 (5.06%) SAP PS
3 2 (2.53%) Adobe Campaign
4 1 (1.27%) Elite 3E
4 1 (1.27%) SunGard APT
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.27%) AWS Lambda
2 1 (1.27%) Office 365
2 1 (1.27%) SaaS
2 1 (1.27%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
2 1 (1.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
2 1 (1.27%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.92%) Firewall
2 8 (10.13%) Remote Desktop
2 8 (10.13%) SAN
2 8 (10.13%) Wi-Fi
3 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
3 3 (3.80%) VLAN
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco ICM
4 1 (1.27%) DNS
4 1 (1.27%) Internet
4 1 (1.27%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (22.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.06%) QlikView
3 3 (3.80%) MySQL
4 2 (2.53%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.53%) Squirro
5 1 (1.27%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.27%) dBASE
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.27%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.27%) Qlik Sense
5 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 8 (10.13%) Subversion
2 4 (5.06%) JIRA
3 1 (1.27%) Git (software)
General
1 23 (29.11%) Finance
2 14 (17.72%) Retail
3 4 (5.06%) Back Office
3 4 (5.06%) Billing
4 3 (3.80%) Legal
5 2 (2.53%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.27%) Automotive
6 1 (1.27%) Front Office
6 1 (1.27%) Games
6 1 (1.27%) Law
6 1 (1.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 27 (34.18%) Analyst
2 19 (24.05%) Developer
3 12 (15.19%) Project Manager
4 11 (13.92%) Support Analyst
4 11 (13.92%) Technical Analyst
5 10 (12.66%) Progress Developer
6 9 (11.39%) Business Analyst
7 8 (10.13%) 3rd Line Support
7 8 (10.13%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 8 (10.13%) 3rd Line Technical Support
7 8 (10.13%) Technical Support
7 8 (10.13%) Technical Support Analyst
8 7 (8.86%) OpenEdge Developer
8 7 (8.86%) Progress 4GL Developer
9 6 (7.59%) Lead Business Analyst
10 4 (5.06%) IT Manager
10 4 (5.06%) Portfolio Manager
11 3 (3.80%) Administrator
11 3 (3.80%) DBA
11 3 (3.80%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (13.92%) .NET
2 9 (11.39%) JSON
2 9 (11.39%) XML
3 7 (8.86%) CSS
3 7 (8.86%) HTML
3 7 (8.86%) JMS
4 4 (5.06%) SAP Fiori
5 2 (2.53%) HTML5
5 2 (2.53%) React
5 2 (2.53%) Web Services
6 1 (1.27%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.27%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.27%) CSS3
6 1 (1.27%) LAMP
6 1 (1.27%) ODBC
6 1 (1.27%) REST
6 1 (1.27%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.27%) SOAP
6 1 (1.27%) Spring
6 1 (1.27%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.66%) Virtual Team
2 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (8.86%) Management Information System
4 5 (6.33%) User Experience
5 3 (3.80%) Minimum Viable Product
6 2 (2.53%) Enterprise Storage
6 2 (2.53%) PMI
6 2 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.27%) Analytical Mindset
7 1 (1.27%) Client/Server
7 1 (1.27%) Clustering
7 1 (1.27%) Computer Science
7 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
7 1 (1.27%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.27%) FMCG
7 1 (1.27%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.27%) IVR
7 1 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.19%) Linux
2 7 (8.86%) Unix
3 3 (3.80%) Windows
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.27%) Android
5 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.27%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (35.44%) Project Management
2 23 (29.11%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (21.52%) Continuous Improvement
4 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (12.66%) Data Security
6 9 (11.39%) Line Management
6 9 (11.39%) Time Management
7 8 (10.13%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (10.13%) Change Control
7 8 (10.13%) Strategic Thinking
7 8 (10.13%) Supplier Management
8 6 (7.59%) Analytics
8 6 (7.59%) Business Analysis
8 6 (7.59%) Coaching
8 6 (7.59%) Commercial Awareness
8 6 (7.59%) Creative Thinking
8 6 (7.59%) Data Analysis
8 6 (7.59%) Mentoring
8 6 (7.59%) PRINCE2
8 6 (7.59%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (21.52%) SQL
2 10 (12.66%) Progress 4GL
3 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
3 4 (5.06%) Python
4 3 (3.80%) C#
4 3 (3.80%) Java
4 3 (3.80%) PowerShell
5 1 (1.27%) Apex Code
5 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
5 1 (1.27%) PHP
5 1 (1.27%) PL/SQL
5 1 (1.27%) R
5 1 (1.27%) Ruby
5 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.59%) IIBA
2 4 (5.06%) SC Cleared
2 4 (5.06%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.80%) Degree
4 2 (2.53%) CISSP
4 2 (2.53%) DBS Check
4 2 (2.53%) PMI Certification
4 2 (2.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.27%) CEH
5 1 (1.27%) CISA
5 1 (1.27%) EC-Council LPT
5 1 (1.27%) ECSA
5 1 (1.27%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.27%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.27%) MBA
5 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.27%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (12.66%) SLA
2 5 (6.33%) PMO
3 3 (3.80%) QA
4 1 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (12.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.53%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (2.53%) vSphere
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.53%) SCOM
1 2 (2.53%) vCenter Server
2 1 (1.27%) Nessus
2 1 (1.27%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 14 (17.72%) Microsoft
2 11 (13.92%) Oracle
3 10 (12.66%) VMware
4 9 (11.39%) NetApp
5 8 (10.13%) Aruba
6 6 (7.59%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (6.33%) SAP
8 3 (3.80%) Xerox
9 2 (2.53%) Adobe
9 2 (2.53%) Dell
9 2 (2.53%) EqualLogic
10 1 (1.27%) Acunetix
10 1 (1.27%) Aderant
10 1 (1.27%) Capita
10 1 (1.27%) Cisco
10 1 (1.27%) Genesys
10 1 (1.27%) JD Edwards
10 1 (1.27%) Remedy
10 1 (1.27%) Sitecore
10 1 (1.27%) Tableau