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 2 July 2015 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Micro Focus
Rank 894 941 853
Rank change year-on-year
+47 -88
Permanent jobs citing Micro Focus 11 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.005% 0.020%
As % of the Vendors category 0.022% 0.011% 0.042%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 19
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -22.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £31,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £35,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £35,000 £41,375
% change year-on-year
+35.71% -15.40%

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
50951 55958 52231
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 46.66% 46.68% 47.73%
Number of salaries quoted 41128 45237 42890
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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Micro Focus over the 3 months to 2 July 2015 within the UK.

Micro Focus Salary Histogram in the UK

Micro Focus
Top 9 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 2 July 2015. 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 +52 8 £37,500 +7.14%
West Midlands - 4 £47,500 -
Coventry - 4 £47,500 -
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £37,500 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £37,500 -
East of England - 3 £37,500 -
Leeds +12 1 £37,500 +25.00%
West Yorkshire +9 1 £37,500 +7.14%
Yorkshire +3 1 £37,500 +7.14%

Micro Focus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 25 (89.29%) COBOL
2 15 (53.57%) .NET
2 15 (53.57%) Oracle
3 14 (50.00%) Finance
4 12 (42.86%) SOA
4 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 11 (39.29%) Windows
5 11 (39.29%) Oracle Database
6 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
7 9 (32.14%) SQL
7 9 (32.14%) Java
7 9 (32.14%) Oracle Forms
7 9 (32.14%) BEA
8 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
9 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (25.00%) VB6
9 7 (25.00%) BPEL
9 7 (25.00%) Spring
9 7 (25.00%) JSF
9 7 (25.00%) MVC
9 7 (25.00%) Hibernate
9 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (25.00%) AquaLogic
9 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
9 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (25.00%) JPA
9 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion

Micro Focus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 (25.00%) JBoss
1 7 (25.00%) Tuxedo
1 7 (25.00%) AquaLogic
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle Service Bus
1 7 (25.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) Oracle Database
2 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 7 (25.00%) Crystal Reports
3 7 (25.00%) Oracle Reports
3 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 7 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (25.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 7 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 9 (32.14%) Oracle Forms
2 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (50.00%) Finance
2 4 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 15 (53.57%) Developer
2 12 (42.86%) Analyst
3 8 (28.57%) Programmer
3 8 (28.57%) COBOL Programmer
3 8 (28.57%) COBOL Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Analyst Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (25.00%) Analyst Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Senior Developer
5 5 (17.86%) Analyst Programmer
5 5 (17.86%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
5 5 (17.86%) COBOL Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Strategy Manager
6 3 (10.71%) Applications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (53.57%) .NET
2 10 (35.71%) ASP.NET
3 7 (25.00%) CSS
3 7 (25.00%) Struts
3 7 (25.00%) Web Services
3 7 (25.00%) XML
3 7 (25.00%) Middleware
3 7 (25.00%) Hibernate
3 7 (25.00%) Spring
3 7 (25.00%) JSF
3 7 (25.00%) JPA
3 7 (25.00%) Oracle Fusion
3 7 (25.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 4 (14.29%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) SOA
2 8 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 7 (25.00%) UML
3 7 (25.00%) BPEL
3 7 (25.00%) MVC
3 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (17.86%) Integration Testing
5 3 (10.71%) TOGAF
5 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (89.29%) COBOL
2 9 (32.14%) Java
2 9 (32.14%) SQL
3 7 (25.00%) VB
3 7 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 7 (25.00%) VB6
3 7 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (25.00%) Delphi
4 6 (21.43%) C#
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (53.57%) Oracle
2 12 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 9 (32.14%) BEA
4 3 (10.71%) IBM
5 1 (3.57%) Twitter