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 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 57 48 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 1 7 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.30% 1.97% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.69% 5.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 0
Average salary £50,000 £55,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -
UK excluding London average salary £54,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+13.68% -
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
145 128 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 44.21% 35.96% 29.79%
Number of salaries quoted 144 122 55
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 £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £45,000 £59,000
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 21 November 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 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere MQ
2 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (57.14%) Logistics
3 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
3 3 (42.86%) IBM
3 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
3 3 (42.86%) UML
3 3 (42.86%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (28.57%) Windows
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
4 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 2 (28.57%) MQSeries
4 2 (28.57%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (57.14%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere
2 3 (42.86%) WebSphere Application Server
2 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 2 (28.57%) MQSeries
3 2 (28.57%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
2 1 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (57.14%) Senior Developer
3 3 (42.86%) Middleware Developer
4 2 (28.57%) Middleware Architect
4 2 (28.57%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) .NET
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 4 (57.14%) WebSphere MQ
3 3 (42.86%) XML
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) WPF
4 2 (28.57%) Silverlight
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
4 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) UNIX
2 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Logistics
2 3 (42.86%) UML
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 2 (28.57%) Project Planning
3 2 (28.57%) Multithreading
3 2 (28.57%) MVC
3 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) ERP
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) SQL
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Shell Script
3 2 (28.57%) T-SQL
4 1 (14.29%) C
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (42.86%) IBM