Period
to 18 August 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 August 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 317 313 310
Rank change year-on-year -4 -3 -12
Permanent jobs citing Progress 4 29 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.040% 0.24% 0.072%
As % of the Vendors category 0.092% 0.53% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2 19 7
West Midlands median annual salary £37,000 £35,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.71% -12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £33,500 £30,000 £31,500
90th Percentile £38,900 £40,000 £43,050
England median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -11.11% +12.50%

Progress is in the vendor products and services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all vendor product and service related skills in permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands.

Vendor Product & Service Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for skills associated with vendor products and/or services 4354 5498 5308
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 43.45% 45.83% 48.00%
Number of salaries quoted 3406 4046 4361
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,658 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.81% +3.68% -

Progress
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing Progress as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Progress in the West Midlands

Progress
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for Progress in the West Midlands

Progress
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Progress within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 August 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
Coventry -2 3 £36,000 +2.86%
Warwickshire - 1 £38,000 -
Progress
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Progress.

1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management

Progress
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Web Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) jQuery
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) SDLC
1 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Citrix