Period
to 17 October 2019

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 17 October 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
England > West Midlands
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 267 297 310
Rank change year-on-year +30 +13 +4
Permanent jobs citing Progress 6 5 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.082% 0.058% 0.17%
As % of the Vendors category 0.18% 0.13% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 16
West Midlands median annual salary £35,000 £53,500 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.58% +45.58% -8.13%
10th Percentile £24,000 £45,275 £32,500
90th Percentile £42,500 £57,175 £40,875
England median annual salary £37,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -26.00% +17.65% +6.25%

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 advertised in the West Midlands.

All Vendors
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 3,388 3,860 4,405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.44% 44.86% 44.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2,743 2,830 3,453
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £71,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Progress in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 17 October 2019.

Salary histogram 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 17 October 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
Tipton - 3 £40,000 -
Shropshire - 3 £25,000 -
Progress
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for Progress.

1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) COBOL
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) VB
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 3 (50.00%) Summit
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) ETL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) Data Extraction
3 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 2 (33.33%) Power BI
3 2 (33.33%) Decision-Making
3 2 (33.33%) Power Platform
4 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
4 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (16.67%) BDD
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) BPMN
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Power BI
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (50.00%) Banking
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Analyst Programmer
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Analyst
2 3 (50.00%) Oracle Analyst Programmer
2 3 (50.00%) Programmer
3 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) COBOL Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
3 2 (33.33%) COBOL Programmer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst Programmer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Oracle Analyst
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Oracle Analyst Programmer
3 2 (33.33%) Senior Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Product Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Product Owner
4 1 (16.67%) Senior COBOL Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Senior COBOL Analyst Programmer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior COBOL Programmer
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Data Extraction
2 2 (33.33%) Decision-Making
2 2 (33.33%) ETL
2 2 (33.33%) Translating Business Requirements
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) BPMN
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) Software Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) COBOL
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) VB
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle