The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Micro Focus products and/or services in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Micro Focus over the 3 months to 17 December 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Micro Focus
Rank 888 892 898
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Micro Focus 16 14 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.014% 0.013% 0.011%
As % of the Vendors category 0.030% 0.027% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 13
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London average salary - - £37,500

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

Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
53946 52352 54569
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.91% 47.74% 47.03%
Number of salaries quoted 44143 41933 45951
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Micro Focus
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Micro Focus Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Micro Focus
Salary Trend

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

Micro Focus Salary Trend in the UK

Micro Focus
Top 5 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Micro Focus within the UK over the 3 months to 17 December 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
England +9 16 £45,000 -
East of England -18 11 - -
Hitchin - 11 - -
Hertfordshire - 11 - -
London +26 5 £45,000 -

Micro Focus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 22 (100.00%) COBOL
2 19 (86.36%) Java
3 17 (77.27%) .NET
3 17 (77.27%) ASP.NET
3 17 (77.27%) SOA
3 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
4 14 (63.64%) Delphi
4 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
4 14 (63.64%) VB
4 14 (63.64%) J2EE
4 14 (63.64%) Oracle
4 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
4 14 (63.64%) Crystal Reports
4 14 (63.64%) CSS
4 14 (63.64%) Struts
4 14 (63.64%) Web Services
4 14 (63.64%) XML
4 14 (63.64%) UML
4 14 (63.64%) JBoss
4 14 (63.64%) Oracle Forms
4 14 (63.64%) Oracle Reports
4 14 (63.64%) Tuxedo
4 14 (63.64%) N-Tier
4 14 (63.64%) BEA
4 14 (63.64%) Middleware
4 14 (63.64%) MVC
4 14 (63.64%) Finance
4 14 (63.64%) Hibernate
4 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (63.64%) VB6

Micro Focus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 14 (63.64%) JBoss
1 14 (63.64%) Tuxedo
1 14 (63.64%) AquaLogic
1 14 (63.64%) Oracle Service Bus
1 14 (63.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (22.73%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (13.64%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (63.64%) Oracle Reports
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server
1 14 (63.64%) Crystal Reports
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server 2005
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 14 (63.64%) Oracle Database 11g
1 14 (63.64%) SQL Server 2008
1 14 (63.64%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (63.64%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (63.64%) Finance
2 5 (22.73%) Music Industry
2 5 (22.73%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (100.00%) Developer
2 14 (63.64%) Analyst
2 14 (63.64%) Senior Developer
2 14 (63.64%) Senior Analyst
2 14 (63.64%) Analyst Developer
2 14 (63.64%) Senior Analyst Developer
3 8 (36.36%) COBOL Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Mainframe Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (77.27%) .NET
1 17 (77.27%) ASP.NET
2 14 (63.64%) Middleware
2 14 (63.64%) Hibernate
2 14 (63.64%) CSS
2 14 (63.64%) Struts
2 14 (63.64%) Web Services
2 14 (63.64%) XML
2 14 (63.64%) J2EE
2 14 (63.64%) Spring
2 14 (63.64%) JSF
2 14 (63.64%) JPA
2 14 (63.64%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) N-Tier
2 5 (22.73%) AS400
2 5 (22.73%) Mainframe
3 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) SOA
2 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (63.64%) UML
2 14 (63.64%) BPEL
2 14 (63.64%) Mentoring
2 14 (63.64%) MVC
3 5 (22.73%) Product Management
3 5 (22.73%) Project Management
4 3 (13.64%) Software Architecture
4 3 (13.64%) Software Engineering
4 3 (13.64%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) COBOL
2 19 (86.36%) Java
3 14 (63.64%) Delphi
3 14 (63.64%) VB6
3 14 (63.64%) JavaScript
3 14 (63.64%) VB
4 3 (13.64%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 14 (63.64%) BEA
2 14 (63.64%) Oracle