The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Open Text products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Open Text over the 3 months to 22 August 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 the Open Text Corporation.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Text
Rank 242 231 244
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +13
Permanent jobs citing Open Text 14 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.19% 0.070% 0.014%
As % of the Vendors category 0.42% 0.16% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 12 4 1
Average salary £38,125 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.13% +10.66%
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+50.00% -27.27%
Open Text
England

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

Vendors Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
3343 3216 3788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 45.01% 45.19% 51.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2588 2740 3285
Average salary £36,250 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.22% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Open Text
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Open Text across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Vendors category.

Open Text Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Open Text
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Open Text Salary Trend in the North West

Open Text
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Open Text across the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

Open Text Salary Histogram in the North West

Open Text
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 Open Text within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 August 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
Manchester -3 5 £36,250 -12.65%
Cheshire -14 5 £42,500 -
Lancashire - 3 £40,000 -
Open Text
England

Open Text
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Open Text 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 Open Text.

1 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) T-SQL
3 8 (47.06%) C#
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
5 6 (35.29%) C
5 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
6 5 (29.41%) Document Management
6 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
7 4 (23.53%) CSS
7 4 (23.53%) Web Services
7 4 (23.53%) XML
7 4 (23.53%) HTML
7 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 4 (23.53%) WinForms
7 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 4 (23.53%) Content Management
7 4 (23.53%) WCF
8 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (17.65%) Legal
8 3 (17.65%) CMS
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (17.65%) Oracle
8 3 (17.65%) Cognos
8 3 (17.65%) MS Access
9 2 (11.76%) Documentum
9 2 (11.76%) B2B
9 2 (11.76%) SLA
9 2 (11.76%) Microsoft

Open Text
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region citing Open Text 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 Open Text. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (29.41%) SharePoint
2 3 (17.65%) CMS
3 2 (11.76%) Documentum
3 2 (11.76%) FileNet
3 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) SAP FI
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (11.76%) SAP CO
1 2 (11.76%) SAP FI/CO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (35.29%) Relational Database
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (17.65%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (17.65%) MS Access
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (17.65%) Legal
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
1 8 (47.06%) C# Developer
2 6 (35.29%) .NET Developer
2 6 (35.29%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Applications Support
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) DBA
4 2 (11.76%) SAP FI/CO Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) SAP Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Systems Manager
4 2 (11.76%) Campaign Manager
5 1 (5.88%) SAP Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior SAP Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Database Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (58.82%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) CSS
2 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 4 (23.53%) XML
2 4 (23.53%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) WinForms
2 4 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 4 (23.53%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Document Management
2 4 (23.53%) Content Management
3 2 (11.76%) B2B
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) ITIL
3 2 (11.76%) Telemarketing
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) T-SQL
2 8 (47.06%) C#
3 6 (35.29%) C
4 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle
1 3 (17.65%) Cognos
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Sage
2 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (11.76%) PeopleSoft
2 2 (11.76%) SAP
3 1 (5.88%) Primavera