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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Micro Focus
Rank 927 935 948
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +13
Permanent jobs citing Micro Focus 3 20 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% 0.019% 0.006%
As % of the Vendors category 0.007% 0.040% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £45,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 - £40,000

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
45891 49971 49902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.77% 47.61% 47.28%
Number of salaries quoted 37569 41029 39479
Average salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 4 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 13 February 2016. 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 +4 3 £45,000 - 3
London - 2 £45,000 - 1
West Midlands - 1 £37,500 -
Coventry - 1 £37,500 -

Micro Focus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 14 (87.50%) COBOL
2 10 (62.50%) Mainframe
3 9 (56.25%) Java
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
5 7 (43.75%) Finance
5 7 (43.75%) IBM
6 6 (37.50%) JCL
6 6 (37.50%) Project Management
6 6 (37.50%) .NET
6 6 (37.50%) AS400
6 6 (37.50%) Music Industry
6 6 (37.50%) Marketing
6 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
6 6 (37.50%) iSeries
6 6 (37.50%) Product Management
7 4 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (25.00%) Presales
7 4 (25.00%) Banking
7 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
7 4 (25.00%) J2EE
7 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
7 4 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
9 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
9 2 (12.50%) SilkTest
9 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
9 2 (12.50%) Cucumber

Micro Focus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 6 (37.50%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Cucumber
1 2 (12.50%) HP UFT
1 2 (12.50%) Selenium
1 2 (12.50%) SilkTest
2 1 (6.25%) Dreamweaver
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) Hudson
2 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (43.75%) Finance
2 6 (37.50%) Marketing
2 6 (37.50%) Music Industry
3 4 (25.00%) Banking
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) COBOL Developer
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) Consultant
2 6 (37.50%) Mainframe Developer
3 4 (25.00%) Applications Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) COBOL Consultant
3 4 (25.00%) Mainframe Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Test Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Applications Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Architect
5 1 (6.25%) Integration Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 4 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (6.25%) Web Services
3 1 (6.25%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (62.50%) Mainframe
2 6 (37.50%) AS400
2 6 (37.50%) iSeries
3 4 (25.00%) Client/Server
3 4 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (6.25%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Unix
2 1 (6.25%) Linux
2 1 (6.25%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) Product Management
1 6 (37.50%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 4 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 4 (25.00%) Presales
3 3 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Coaching
4 2 (12.50%) Functional Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Validation
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (6.25%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (87.50%) COBOL
2 9 (56.25%) Java
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (37.50%) JCL
5 2 (12.50%) C
5 2 (12.50%) C#
5 2 (12.50%) Shell Script
5 2 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB
1 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 7 (43.75%) IBM
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (12.50%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) SAP
4 1 (6.25%) Oracle
4 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
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