The first table below looks at the demand for Informix skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Informix over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Database & Business Intelligence category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
IBM Informix
Rank 231 230 227
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing Informix 9 15 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.13% 0.21% 0.33%
As % of the Database & Business Intelligence category 0.36% 0.57% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 9 14 23
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -11.11%
Database & Business Intelligence Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Database & Business Intelligence category
2485 2649 2871
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 34.72% 36.59% 38.31%
Number of salaries quoted 2077 2337 2574
Average salary £37,500 £35,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.63%
Informix
England

Informix
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Informix across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Database & Business Intelligence category.

Informix Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Informix
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Informix across the North West region.

Informix Salary Trend in the North West

Informix
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Informix across the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014.

Informix Salary Histogram in the North West

Informix
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Informix within the North West region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
Cheshire -2 7 £32,500 -15.03%
Manchester +2 2 £34,700 -15.36%
Informix
England

Informix
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Informix 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 Informix.

1 10 (62.50%) Finance
1 10 (62.50%) WebSphere
1 10 (62.50%) Selenium
1 10 (62.50%) Cucumber
2 9 (56.25%) Java
2 9 (56.25%) Oracle
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (50.00%) Open Source
4 7 (43.75%) J2EE
4 7 (43.75%) XML
4 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
4 7 (43.75%) N-Tier
4 7 (43.75%) HP
5 6 (37.50%) Internet
5 6 (37.50%) Perforce
5 6 (37.50%) IBM HTTP Server
5 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (37.50%) TDD
5 6 (37.50%) XSL
5 6 (37.50%) HTTP
5 6 (37.50%) WSDL
5 6 (37.50%) RDBMS
5 6 (37.50%) IBM
5 6 (37.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 6 (37.50%) JAX-RPC
5 6 (37.50%) Compuware
5 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 6 (37.50%) HTML
5 6 (37.50%) JUnit
5 6 (37.50%) CSS

Informix
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Informix 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 Informix. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (62.50%) WebSphere
2 6 (37.50%) IBM HTTP Server
2 6 (37.50%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 3 (18.75%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (6.25%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
1 3 (18.75%) MS Project
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Internet
1 6 (37.50%) HTTP
2 1 (6.25%) LAN
2 1 (6.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (37.50%) RDBMS
1 6 (37.50%) Relational Database
2 3 (18.75%) DB2
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Selenium
1 10 (62.50%) Cucumber
2 6 (37.50%) JUnit
2 6 (37.50%) Mockito
2 6 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 6 (37.50%) JIRA
2 6 (37.50%) Introscope
3 3 (18.75%) LoadRunner
General
1 10 (62.50%) Finance
2 3 (18.75%) Retail Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Banking
2 3 (18.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (37.50%) Developer
1 6 (37.50%) Java Developer
1 6 (37.50%) Java/J2EE Developer
2 3 (18.75%) Analyst
2 3 (18.75%) Test Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Tester
3 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Automation Tester
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support
4 1 (6.25%) DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle DBA
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) J2EE
1 7 (43.75%) XML
2 6 (37.50%) XSL
2 6 (37.50%) WSDL
2 6 (37.50%) JAX-RPC
2 6 (37.50%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) CSS
2 6 (37.50%) JDBC
2 6 (37.50%) Servlets
2 6 (37.50%) SOAP
2 6 (37.50%) Web Services
2 6 (37.50%) RESTful
2 6 (37.50%) PowerMock
2 6 (37.50%) JAX-RS
2 6 (37.50%) JSON
2 6 (37.50%) Spring
3 4 (25.00%) Gherkin
4 1 (6.25%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Open Source
2 7 (43.75%) N-Tier
3 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (6.25%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) UNIX
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) E-Commerce
2 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) TDD
2 6 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (18.75%) Test Management
3 3 (18.75%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.25%) Web Application Development
5 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
5 1 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
5 1 (6.25%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 9 (56.25%) Java
2 8 (50.00%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 5 (31.25%) C++
5 4 (25.00%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) C
6 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) ISEB
2 4 (25.00%) Degree
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
4 1 (6.25%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (6.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (6.25%) Data Guard
2 1 (6.25%) OpenView
2 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
2 1 (6.25%) Nagios
2 1 (6.25%) OVSD
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Oracle
2 7 (43.75%) HP
3 6 (37.50%) Perforce
3 6 (37.50%) IBM
3 6 (37.50%) Compuware
4 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
4 1 (6.25%) Sybase
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) VMware