The first table below looks at the demand for Middleware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 85 95 86
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 30 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.28% 0.78% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.36% 2.57% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 27 9 3
Average salary £47,500 £46,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.15% +13.41%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+6.38% -1.05%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
472 350 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 35.87% 30.25% 41.14%
Number of salaries quoted 448 307 363
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Middleware
East of England

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Middleware
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Middleware Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Middleware
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Middleware across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Middleware Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Middleware
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Middleware within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bedford -13 18 £47,500 +35.71%
Luton - 8 £47,500 -
Dunstable +12 1 - -
Middleware
East of England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 36 (85.71%) .NET
2 29 (69.05%) SQL Server
2 29 (69.05%) Windows
3 27 (64.29%) ASP.NET
3 27 (64.29%) WCF
4 26 (61.90%) C#
4 26 (61.90%) SQL
5 24 (57.14%) T-SQL
5 24 (57.14%) Visual Studio
5 24 (57.14%) SharePoint
5 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 24 (57.14%) WPF
5 24 (57.14%) Silverlight
5 24 (57.14%) .NET Framework
5 24 (57.14%) Subversion
5 24 (57.14%) Multithreading
5 24 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
5 24 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (50.00%) Web Services
7 20 (47.62%) Software Engineering
7 20 (47.62%) Relational Database
8 19 (45.24%) OO
8 19 (45.24%) Project Management
9 18 (42.86%) ADO.NET
9 18 (42.86%) LINQ
9 18 (42.86%) Scrum
9 18 (42.86%) WinForms
9 18 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 18 (42.86%) LINQ to SQL
10 16 (38.10%) OOD

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 24 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 5 (11.90%) SharePoint 2013
2 5 (11.90%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere
5 1 (2.38%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (2.38%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.38%) MQSeries
Applications
1 10 (23.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (69.05%) SQL Server
2 24 (57.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (47.62%) Relational Database
4 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (9.52%) Oracle Database
6 3 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (4.76%) SQLPlus
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle9i Database
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (4.76%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 1 (2.38%) Big Data
8 1 (2.38%) DB2
Development Applications
1 24 (57.14%) Visual Studio
1 24 (57.14%) Subversion
1 24 (57.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (11.90%) Rhino Mocks
2 5 (11.90%) Moq
3 2 (4.76%) Oracle Forms
General
1 8 (19.05%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (45.24%) Architect
2 17 (40.48%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (38.10%) Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Technical Developer
5 5 (11.90%) SharePoint Developer
5 5 (11.90%) Technical Leader
5 5 (11.90%) Lead Developer
6 4 (9.52%) .NET Developer
7 3 (7.14%) C# Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) Solaris Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) UNIX Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) UNIX Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) Solaris Systems Administrator
8 2 (4.76%) Oracle Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (85.71%) .NET
2 27 (64.29%) ASP.NET
2 27 (64.29%) WCF
3 24 (57.14%) WPF
3 24 (57.14%) Silverlight
3 24 (57.14%) .NET Framework
4 21 (50.00%) Web Services
5 18 (42.86%) ADO.NET
5 18 (42.86%) LINQ
5 18 (42.86%) WinForms
5 18 (42.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 18 (42.86%) LINQ to SQL
6 6 (14.29%) XML
6 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 6 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (11.90%) HTML5
7 5 (11.90%) Windows Identity Foundation
7 5 (11.90%) jQuery
7 5 (11.90%) Ajax
7 5 (11.90%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.95%) N-Tier
2 6 (14.29%) Client/Server
2 6 (14.29%) Open Source
3 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 29 (69.05%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Solaris
3 2 (4.76%) UNIX
3 2 (4.76%) SUSE
3 2 (4.76%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Multithreading
2 20 (47.62%) Software Engineering
3 19 (45.24%) OO
3 19 (45.24%) Project Management
4 18 (42.86%) Scrum
5 16 (38.10%) OOD
5 16 (38.10%) TDD
6 14 (33.33%) SOA
7 13 (30.95%) Technical Architecture
7 13 (30.95%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (28.57%) Product Management
8 12 (28.57%) Business Analysis
9 6 (14.29%) MVC
9 6 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
10 5 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (11.90%) Domain-Driven Design
10 5 (11.90%) ITIL
11 4 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
11 4 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
12 3 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 26 (61.90%) C#
1 26 (61.90%) SQL
2 24 (57.14%) T-SQL
3 10 (23.81%) Java
4 5 (11.90%) JavaScript
5 3 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 2 (4.76%) Python
6 2 (4.76%) Perl
6 2 (4.76%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.76%) AWK
6 2 (4.76%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 5 (11.90%) Degree
1 5 (11.90%) PMP
System Software
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle RAC
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (14.29%) MOM
2 2 (4.76%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 5 (11.90%) Oracle
2 5 (11.90%) Siebel
3 2 (4.76%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.76%) VMware
4 1 (2.38%) TIBCO