The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 58 55 41
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 1 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.29% 2.04% 0.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.67% 5.10% 1.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 8 1
Average salary £50,000 £59,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.25% +57.33%
UK excluding London average salary £53,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +5.26%
Middleware
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
149 157 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 43.19% 39.95% 28.45%
Number of salaries quoted 146 138 65
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +46.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Middleware across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

Middleware
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Middleware across the Bedford region.

Middleware Salary Trend in Bedford

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Middleware 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 Middleware.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 4 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (66.67%) Logistics
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (50.00%) XML
3 3 (50.00%) UML
3 3 (50.00%) IBM
3 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
4 2 (33.33%) MQSeries
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
4 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (16.67%) Web Services
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) OO

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing Middleware 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 Middleware. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
3 2 (33.33%) MQSeries
3 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
3 2 (33.33%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Middleware Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
3 2 (33.33%) Architect
3 2 (33.33%) Middleware Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (66.67%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 3 (50.00%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) WPF
4 1 (16.67%) Silverlight
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Logistics
2 3 (50.00%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) OOD
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) OO
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 3 (50.00%) C#
4 1 (16.67%) C
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) IBM