The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Micro Focus products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Micro Focus over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT job market in general and are NOT representative of salaries within Micro Focus.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Micro Focus
Rank 860 856 872
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +16
Permanent jobs citing Micro Focus 6 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.006% 0.017% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.012% 0.036% 0.028%
Number of salaries quoted 3 15 11
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% +5.33%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
Micro Focus
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Vendors Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
50644 47465 53421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 47.46% 47.49% 48.19%
Number of salaries quoted 40579 39400 45195
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +2.50%

Micro Focus
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Micro Focus across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Micro Focus Jobs Demand Trend in England

Micro Focus
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Micro Focus across the England region.

Micro Focus Salary Trend in England

Micro Focus
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Micro Focus within the England region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East of England -5 6 £37,500 -5.06%
Micro Focus
UK

Micro Focus
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Micro Focus also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Micro Focus.

1 13 (100.00%) COBOL
2 11 (84.62%) SOA
3 10 (76.92%) Oracle
4 9 (69.23%) Oracle Reports
4 9 (69.23%) Oracle Database
5 8 (61.54%) Middleware
5 8 (61.54%) Tuxedo
5 8 (61.54%) Windows
5 8 (61.54%) Oracle Forms
6 7 (53.85%) Finance
7 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
7 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
7 6 (46.15%) UNIX
7 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
7 6 (46.15%) .NET
7 6 (46.15%) C++
8 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
8 5 (38.46%) C
8 5 (38.46%) HPUX
8 5 (38.46%) Linux
8 5 (38.46%) OpenView
8 5 (38.46%) HP
8 5 (38.46%) Cisco
8 5 (38.46%) SAN
8 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
8 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (38.46%) Replication
8 5 (38.46%) VMware
8 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
8 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity

Micro Focus
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing Micro Focus also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Micro Focus. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (61.54%) Tuxedo
2 5 (38.46%) WebLogic
3 3 (23.08%) AquaLogic
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (7.69%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (38.46%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (38.46%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle Reports
1 9 (69.23%) Oracle Database
2 4 (30.77%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (61.54%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (53.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Analyst
2 7 (53.85%) Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Technical Analyst
4 4 (30.77%) COBOL Developer
5 3 (23.08%) Analyst Developer
5 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (23.08%) Senior Developer
5 3 (23.08%) Senior Analyst Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Service Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Administrator
6 1 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (61.54%) Middleware
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
2 6 (46.15%) .NET
3 3 (23.08%) J2EE
3 3 (23.08%) CSS
3 3 (23.08%) Struts
3 3 (23.08%) Web Services
3 3 (23.08%) XML
3 3 (23.08%) Hibernate
3 3 (23.08%) JPA
3 3 (23.08%) Spring
3 3 (23.08%) JSF
3 3 (23.08%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Replication
1 5 (38.46%) HP StorageWorks
2 3 (23.08%) N-Tier
2 3 (23.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.69%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 6 (46.15%) UNIX
3 5 (38.46%) HPUX
3 5 (38.46%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (7.69%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (84.62%) SOA
2 5 (38.46%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (38.46%) Business Continuity
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Monitoring
2 5 (38.46%) Capacity Management
3 3 (23.08%) UML
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (23.08%) Performance Management
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineering
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) BPEL
3 3 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 3 (23.08%) Software Architecture
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) ITIL
5 1 (7.69%) Service Management
5 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
5 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) COBOL
2 6 (46.15%) Shell Script
2 6 (46.15%) C++
3 5 (38.46%) C
4 4 (30.77%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) Java
5 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 3 (23.08%) VB
5 3 (23.08%) VB.NET
5 3 (23.08%) Delphi
5 3 (23.08%) VB6
6 2 (15.38%) SQL
7 1 (7.69%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 9001
1 1 (7.69%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (38.46%) VMware ESX
1 5 (38.46%) RHEV
1 5 (38.46%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) OpenView
1 5 (38.46%) HP NNM
1 5 (38.46%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 10 (76.92%) Oracle
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 5 (38.46%) HP
3 5 (38.46%) Cisco
3 5 (38.46%) Red Hat
3 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 5 (38.46%) Brocade
4 3 (23.08%) JBoss
4 3 (23.08%) BEA
5 2 (15.38%) IBM