The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Vendors currently tracked.

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

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Micro Focus
Rank 903 853 885
Rank change year-on-year
-50 +32
Permanent jobs citing Micro Focus 2 26 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% 0.024% 0.012%
As % of the Vendors category 0.004% 0.050% 0.025%
Number of salaries quoted 2 23 8
Average salary £34,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.82% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,100 £35,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,900 £49,000 £43,375
UK excluding London average salary £34,500 £40,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-14.28% +7.33%
Vendors Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
55332 52343 56948
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.22% 48.11% 48.29%
Number of salaries quoted 44428 42815 48036
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £28,088
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 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 25 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
West Yorkshire -35 2 £34,500 -23.33%
Yorkshire -42 2 £34,500 -23.33%
England -52 2 £34,500 -21.14%
Bradford - 1 £34,000 -

Micro Focus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 15 (83.33%) COBOL
1 15 (83.33%) Oracle
2 12 (66.67%) SQL
2 12 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (61.11%) UNIX
4 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database
5 9 (50.00%) C++
5 9 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
5 9 (50.00%) Shell Script
6 8 (44.44%) IBM
6 8 (44.44%) C#
6 8 (44.44%) Windows
6 8 (44.44%) Linux
7 7 (38.89%) HPUX
7 7 (38.89%) WebLogic
7 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
7 7 (38.89%) Tuxedo
7 7 (38.89%) OpenView
7 7 (38.89%) HP
7 7 (38.89%) Oracle BPM
7 7 (38.89%) Middleware
7 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 7 (38.89%) VMware
8 5 (27.78%) Replication
8 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
8 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
8 5 (27.78%) HP NNM
8 5 (27.78%) Brocade
8 5 (27.78%) Capacity Management
8 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning

Micro Focus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 7 (38.89%) WebLogic
1 7 (38.89%) Tuxedo
2 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 2 (11.11%) CICS
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Application Server
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle 10gAS
2 2 (11.11%) GlassFish
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle Service Bus
2 2 (11.11%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (38.89%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) Oracle Reports
2 10 (55.56%) Oracle Database
3 7 (38.89%) SQL Server
4 3 (16.67%) DB2
4 3 (16.67%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (16.67%) MySQL
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Exadata
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (11.11%) MS Access
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2000
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (5.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (5.56%) HBase
Development Applications
1 9 (50.00%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (22.22%) JDeveloper
3 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
4 2 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 2 (11.11%) Toad
5 1 (5.56%) SilkTest
5 1 (5.56%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (5.56%) JUnit
General
1 4 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (38.89%) Analyst
2 6 (33.33%) Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Technical Analyst
3 5 (27.78%) COBOL Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Software Developer
4 3 (16.67%) Administrator
5 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
5 2 (11.11%) DBA
5 2 (11.11%) Development Manager
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Support
6 1 (5.56%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Service Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Applications Developer
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle DBA
6 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.56%) QA Leader
6 1 (5.56%) Systems Support Analyst
6 1 (5.56%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) Middleware
2 5 (27.78%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Streams
4 2 (11.11%) Oracle Fusion
4 2 (11.11%) WCF
4 2 (11.11%) WPF
5 1 (5.56%) LINQ
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.56%) Apache Flex
5 1 (5.56%) CSS
5 1 (5.56%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Replication
1 5 (27.78%) HP StorageWorks
2 3 (16.67%) iSeries
3 1 (5.56%) EPoS
3 1 (5.56%) EFTPOS
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) UNIX
2 8 (44.44%) Windows
2 8 (44.44%) Linux
3 7 (38.89%) HPUX
4 5 (27.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (11.11%) Solaris
5 2 (11.11%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (27.78%) SOA
2 5 (27.78%) Business Continuity
2 5 (27.78%) Capacity Management
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (27.78%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
4 3 (16.67%) Performance Management
5 2 (11.11%) BPEL
5 2 (11.11%) Service Management
5 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 2 (11.11%) ITIL
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
5 2 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (11.11%) ERP
5 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.56%) Change Control
6 1 (5.56%) OO
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) COBOL
2 12 (66.67%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) Shell Script
3 9 (50.00%) C++
4 8 (44.44%) C#
5 5 (27.78%) C
5 5 (27.78%) Java
6 4 (22.22%) PL/SQL
7 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
7 3 (16.67%) VB
7 3 (16.67%) VB.NET
8 2 (11.11%) JCL
8 2 (11.11%) VB6
9 1 (5.56%) VBScript
9 1 (5.56%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 3 (16.67%) TickIT
2 2 (11.11%) SLA
3 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 5 (27.78%) VMware ESX
1 5 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (27.78%) RHEV
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 7 (38.89%) OpenView
2 5 (27.78%) HP NNM
2 5 (27.78%) HP SIM
3 2 (11.11%) BMC PATROL
3 2 (11.11%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Oracle
2 8 (44.44%) IBM
3 7 (38.89%) HP
3 7 (38.89%) VMware
4 5 (27.78%) Brocade
4 5 (27.78%) Red Hat
4 5 (27.78%) Cisco
5 2 (11.11%) Infragistics
5 2 (11.11%) BMC
5 2 (11.11%) SAP