Period
to 22 November 2017

The table below provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge and experience of Micro Focus products and/or services. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Micro Focus over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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

Micro Focus
UK
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1165 1214 1287
Rank change year-on-year +49 +73 +38
Permanent jobs citing Micro Focus 17 11 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.009% 0.006% 0.010%
As % of the Vendors category 0.021% 0.013% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 15
UK median annual salary £29,000 £23,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.40% -50.53% +5.56%
10th Percentile £26,350 £21,500 £33,000
90th Percentile £50,500 £25,000 £103,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £29,000 £23,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +23.40% -44.71% +13.33%

Micro Focus is in the Vendor Products and Services category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services.

All Vendors
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for knowledge or experience of vendor products and services 80478 83375 98527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.56% 43.83% 45.66%
Number of salaries quoted 62276 67313 80223
UK median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.66% +2.50%

Micro Focus
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Micro Focus as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Micro Focus 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.

Salary trend for Micro Focus in the UK

Micro Focus
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Micro Focus over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Micro Focus in the UK

Micro Focus
Top 9 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Micro Focus within the UK over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +24 17 £29,000 +23.40% 2
UK excluding London +44 13 £29,000 +23.40% 4
North of England - 10 £29,000 -
Yorkshire - 10 £29,000 -
London - 4 £47,500 - 1
South East +36 1 - -
East of England +13 1 £32,500 -
East Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
Midlands - 1 £40,000 - 1

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Micro Focus also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Micro Focus.

1 14 (82.35%) COBOL
1 14 (82.35%) Java
1 14 (82.35%) Oracle
2 12 (70.59%) Unix
2 12 (70.59%) Oracle Fusion
3 11 (64.71%) SQL
4 10 (58.82%) PL/SQL
4 10 (58.82%) Linux
4 10 (58.82%) Oracle Forms
4 10 (58.82%) Middleware
5 9 (52.94%) TDD
5 9 (52.94%) Solaris
5 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
6 5 (29.41%) IBM
6 5 (29.41%) C#
7 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
7 4 (23.53%) Python
7 4 (23.53%) CA
7 4 (23.53%) HP UFT
7 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
7 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
7 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (23.53%) Maven
7 4 (23.53%) Ruby
7 4 (23.53%) Google
7 4 (23.53%) JIRA
7 4 (23.53%) JMeter
7 4 (23.53%) Finance
7 4 (23.53%) Gherkin

Micro Focus
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 4 (23.53%) Confluence
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 4 (23.53%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (23.53%) Slack
2 2 (11.76%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) DHCP
1 1 (5.88%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (52.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (58.82%) Oracle Forms
2 4 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (23.53%) Cucumber
2 4 (23.53%) GitLab
2 4 (23.53%) HP UFT
2 4 (23.53%) Jasmine
2 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 4 (23.53%) JIRA
2 4 (23.53%) JMeter
2 4 (23.53%) LoadRunner
2 4 (23.53%) Maven
2 4 (23.53%) Mockito
2 4 (23.53%) Protractor
2 4 (23.53%) Robot Framework
2 4 (23.53%) Selenium
2 4 (23.53%) SoapUI
2 4 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (23.53%) TestComplete
2 4 (23.53%) WebDriver
2 4 (23.53%) Zephyr
General
1 4 (23.53%) Finance
2 3 (17.65%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (70.59%) Developer
2 10 (58.82%) Oracle Developer
3 7 (41.18%) Oracle Forms Developer
3 7 (41.18%) PL/SQL Developer
3 7 (41.18%) SQL Developer
3 7 (41.18%) Unix Developer
4 3 (17.65%) Architect
4 3 (17.65%) Test Engineer
5 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
5 2 (11.76%) Test Architect
5 2 (11.76%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Lead
6 1 (5.88%) COBOL Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Lead Architect
6 1 (5.88%) QA Automation Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) QA Leader
6 1 (5.88%) QA Test Engineer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
6 1 (5.88%) Test Automation Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (70.59%) Oracle Fusion
2 10 (58.82%) Middleware
3 4 (23.53%) .NET
3 4 (23.53%) Gherkin
3 4 (23.53%) Nightwatchjs
3 4 (23.53%) REST
4 1 (5.88%) CSS
4 1 (5.88%) HTML
4 1 (5.88%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Fintech
1 2 (11.76%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.88%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Unix
2 10 (58.82%) Linux
3 9 (52.94%) Solaris
4 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) TDD
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) SDLC
2 4 (23.53%) Test Automation
2 4 (23.53%) Test Management
3 3 (17.65%) DevOps
3 3 (17.65%) Microservices
3 3 (17.65%) Open Source
3 3 (17.65%) Service Delivery
3 3 (17.65%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) Collaborative Working
4 2 (11.76%) CRUD
4 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.76%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.88%) BDD
5 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) COBOL
1 14 (82.35%) Java
2 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) PL/SQL
4 5 (29.41%) C#
5 4 (23.53%) Groovy
5 4 (23.53%) JavaScript
5 4 (23.53%) Python
5 4 (23.53%) Ruby
5 4 (23.53%) VB.NET
6 2 (11.76%) C++
6 2 (11.76%) Pascal
7 1 (5.88%) C
7 1 (5.88%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (17.65%) ISTQB
2 2 (11.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
2 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.88%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.88%) QA
1 1 (5.88%) TickIT
System Software
1 4 (23.53%) Docker
2 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (23.53%) Kubernetes
1 4 (23.53%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (23.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Oracle
2 5 (29.41%) IBM
3 4 (23.53%) CA
3 4 (23.53%) CA Agile Central
3 4 (23.53%) Google
4 2 (11.76%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (11.76%) SAP
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Infoblox
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft