The table below looks at the statistics for xBase skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited xBase over the 3 months to 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
xBase
Rank 888 - 874
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing xBase 3 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.003% - 0.010%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.005% - 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 11
Average salary £30,000 - £32,500
UK excluding London average salary £30,000 - £32,500

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
55830 58935 56454
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 51.26% 50.97% 52.69%
Number of salaries quoted 47821 49445 48617
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

xBase
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing xBase within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

xBase Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

xBase
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing xBase within the UK.

xBase Salary Trend in the UK

xBase
Top 4 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing xBase 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
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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
Sheffield - 3 £30,000 - 1
South Yorkshire - 3 £30,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 3 £30,000 - 1
England - 3 £30,000 - 1

xBase
Top 16 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing xBase 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 xBase.

1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (100.00%) PowerBuilder
1 3 (100.00%) Uniface
1 3 (100.00%) OpenROAD
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
1 3 (100.00%) Clipper
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) LINC
1 3 (100.00%) PROIV
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) Progress 4GL
3 1 (33.33%) DataFlex
3 1 (33.33%) COBOL

xBase
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing xBase 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 xBase. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (100.00%) OpenROAD
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle Forms
1 3 (100.00%) PowerBuilder
1 3 (100.00%) PROIV
General
1 3 (100.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Developer
2 2 (66.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (33.33%) Uniface Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Uniface
1 3 (100.00%) Clipper
1 3 (100.00%) LINC
2 2 (66.67%) Progress 4GL
3 1 (33.33%) DataFlex
3 1 (33.33%) COBOL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Oracle
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
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