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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Micro Focus
Rank 875 891 865
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -26
Permanent jobs citing Micro Focus 16 5 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.015% 0.004% 0.019%
As % of the Vendors category 0.032% 0.009% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 10 4 18
Average salary £58,750 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,750 £35,750 £39,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £37,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.25%

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
49648 54101 50636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 45.58% 46.79% 47.26%
Number of salaries quoted 40774 42903 41451
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 £72,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 +32 16 £58,750 +56.66% 1
North West - 6 - - 1
London - 6 £71,250 -
Warrington - 6 - - 1
Cheshire - 6 - - 1
West Midlands - 4 £41,250 -
Coventry - 2 £47,500 -
Solihull - 2 £33,750 -
City of London - 1 £72,500 -

Micro Focus
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 21 (70.00%) COBOL
2 16 (53.33%) .NET
3 14 (46.67%) IBM
4 11 (36.67%) SQL
5 9 (30.00%) VB.NET
6 8 (26.67%) Java
6 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 7 (23.33%) Oracle
7 7 (23.33%) Windows
8 6 (20.00%) UNIX
8 6 (20.00%) C
8 6 (20.00%) C#
8 6 (20.00%) HP
8 6 (20.00%) HP UFT
8 6 (20.00%) Validation
8 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
8 6 (20.00%) SilkTest
8 6 (20.00%) ISTQB
8 6 (20.00%) Degree
8 6 (20.00%) Selenium
8 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
8 6 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
8 6 (20.00%) Coaching
8 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
9 5 (16.67%) Finance
9 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
9 5 (16.67%) Mainframe

Micro Focus
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) HP UFT
1 6 (20.00%) SilkTest
1 6 (20.00%) Selenium
1 6 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 5 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (3.33%) Hudson
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (13.33%) Banking
2 4 (13.33%) Billing
3 1 (3.33%) Music Industry
3 1 (3.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
1 11 (36.67%) COBOL Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) Test Consultant
3 6 (20.00%) Test Automation Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) COBOL Programmer
4 4 (13.33%) Programmer
4 4 (13.33%) Applications Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Applications Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Strategy Manager
6 2 (6.67%) COBOL Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.67%) COBOL Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (6.67%) Analyst
7 1 (3.33%) Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Integration Architect
7 1 (3.33%) Mainframe Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (53.33%) .NET
2 4 (13.33%) J2EE
3 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Mainframe
2 4 (13.33%) Client/Server
2 4 (13.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (10.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) iSeries
4 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) AS400
4 1 (3.33%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
2 6 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (20.00%) Validation
1 6 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (20.00%) Automated Testing
1 6 (20.00%) Test Automation
1 6 (20.00%) Mentoring
1 6 (20.00%) Coaching
2 5 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (13.33%) Enterprise Architecture
3 4 (13.33%) GAP Analysis
3 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 4 (13.33%) SOA
4 3 (10.00%) TOGAF
5 2 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.33%) Product Management
6 1 (3.33%) Project Management
6 1 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) COBOL
2 11 (36.67%) SQL
3 9 (30.00%) VB.NET
4 8 (26.67%) Java
5 6 (20.00%) C
5 6 (20.00%) C#
6 2 (6.67%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.33%) JCL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) ISTQB
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
1 6 (20.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) IBM
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 7 (23.33%) Oracle
4 6 (20.00%) HP
5 2 (6.67%) SAP
6 1 (3.33%) BEA
6 1 (3.33%) ServiceNow
Warrington, Cheshire
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Salary: Negotiable + car + bonus
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