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 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Micro Focus
Rank 890 864 885
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +21
Permanent jobs citing Micro Focus 6 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.005% 0.016% 0.013%
As % of the Vendors category 0.011% 0.033% 0.026%
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 11
Average salary £37,500 £39,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.66% +6.00%

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
53471 51051 57271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 47.47% 47.82% 48.76%
Number of salaries quoted 42395 41823 47917
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-2.43% +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 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 September 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
Hertfordshire -9 6 £37,500 -5.06% 1
East of England -18 6 £37,500 -5.06% 1
England -44 6 £37,500 -5.06% 1
Hitchin -14 3 - - 1
Hemel Hempstead - 3 £37,500 -

Micro Focus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 (100.00%) COBOL
2 12 (80.00%) Oracle
3 11 (73.33%) Oracle Reports
3 11 (73.33%) SOA
3 11 (73.33%) Oracle Database
4 8 (53.33%) UNIX
4 8 (53.33%) Windows
4 8 (53.33%) Oracle Forms
4 8 (53.33%) Tuxedo
4 8 (53.33%) Middleware
5 7 (46.67%) Finance
6 6 (40.00%) C#
6 6 (40.00%) C++
6 6 (40.00%) .NET
6 6 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
6 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
7 5 (33.33%) C
7 5 (33.33%) WebLogic
7 5 (33.33%) HPUX
7 5 (33.33%) Linux
7 5 (33.33%) Cisco
7 5 (33.33%) OpenView
7 5 (33.33%) HP
7 5 (33.33%) SAN
7 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
7 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (33.33%) Replication
7 5 (33.33%) VMware

Micro Focus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 8 (53.33%) Tuxedo
2 5 (33.33%) WebLogic
3 3 (20.00%) AquaLogic
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Service Bus
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (6.67%) CICS
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (33.33%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle Reports
1 11 (73.33%) Oracle Database
2 6 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (53.33%) Oracle Forms
2 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Developer
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 6 (40.00%) COBOL Developer
3 5 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Analyst Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Software Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Senior Analyst Developer
5 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Administrator
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) Middleware
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (40.00%) .NET
3 3 (20.00%) J2EE
3 3 (20.00%) CSS
3 3 (20.00%) Struts
3 3 (20.00%) Web Services
3 3 (20.00%) XML
3 3 (20.00%) Hibernate
3 3 (20.00%) Spring
3 3 (20.00%) JSF
3 3 (20.00%) JPA
3 3 (20.00%) Oracle Fusion
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Replication
1 5 (33.33%) HP StorageWorks
2 3 (20.00%) N-Tier
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) UNIX
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) HPUX
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (6.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) SOA
2 5 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 5 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 5 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
2 5 (33.33%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (20.00%) UML
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (20.00%) BPEL
4 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (20.00%) Performance Management
4 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (6.67%) Change Control
5 1 (6.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (6.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) COBOL
2 6 (40.00%) C#
2 6 (40.00%) C++
2 6 (40.00%) Shell Script
3 5 (33.33%) C
4 4 (26.67%) Java
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
5 3 (20.00%) VB
5 3 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (20.00%) Delphi
5 3 (20.00%) VB6
6 1 (6.67%) JCL
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) ISO 9001
1 3 (20.00%) TickIT
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware ESX
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (33.33%) RHEV
Systems Management
1 5 (33.33%) OpenView
1 5 (33.33%) HP NNM
1 5 (33.33%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) Oracle
2 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) HP
3 5 (33.33%) Red Hat
3 5 (33.33%) VMware
3 5 (33.33%) Brocade
3 5 (33.33%) Cisco
4 4 (26.67%) IBM
5 3 (20.00%) JBoss
5 3 (20.00%) BEA
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