The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 73 84 102
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +18
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 14 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.48% 0.89% 0.086%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.23% 2.30% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 14 9 1
Average salary £50,000 £59,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.25% +57.33%
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +5.26%
Middleware
East of England

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 Bedfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
331 392 386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 35.06% 38.97% 33.36%
Number of salaries quoted 316 366 364
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £28,300
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 22 December 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 22 December 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
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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
Dunstable +1 9 £53,000 -15.20%
Luton +10 2 £53,750 -20.37%
Bedford -4 1 £50,000 -15.25%
Middleware
East of England

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 17 (62.96%) SQL
1 17 (62.96%) Finance
2 16 (59.26%) Oracle
3 14 (51.85%) UNIX
3 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
4 13 (48.15%) Java
4 13 (48.15%) Oracle Fusion
4 13 (48.15%) Oracle Database
5 12 (44.44%) Shell Script
6 10 (37.04%) Linux
7 9 (33.33%) .NET
7 9 (33.33%) Project Management
8 8 (29.63%) Tivoli
8 8 (29.63%) MS Office
8 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
8 8 (29.63%) FTP
8 8 (29.63%) Toad
8 8 (29.63%) PuTTY
8 8 (29.63%) WinSCP
8 8 (29.63%) Banking
8 8 (29.63%) SSH
8 8 (29.63%) JIRA
9 7 (25.93%) C#
10 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
10 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
10 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
11 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
11 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
11 5 (18.52%) MQSeries
11 5 (18.52%) BizTalk Server

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 5 (18.52%) WebSphere Application Server
1 5 (18.52%) BizTalk Server
1 5 (18.52%) WebSphere
1 5 (18.52%) MQSeries
2 4 (14.81%) JBoss
3 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.41%) WebLogic
4 2 (7.41%) Mule
4 2 (7.41%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 1 (3.70%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (3.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (29.63%) MS Office
1 8 (29.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) FTP
1 8 (29.63%) SSH
1 8 (29.63%) PuTTY
1 8 (29.63%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle Database
2 6 (22.22%) Relational Database
3 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
3 5 (18.52%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (14.81%) RDBMS
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (7.41%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (3.70%) Big Data
6 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Toad
1 8 (29.63%) JIRA
2 5 (18.52%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.41%) Subversion
3 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (62.96%) Finance
2 8 (29.63%) Banking
3 3 (11.11%) Retail
3 3 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (48.15%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Senior Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Implementation Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Solutions Consultant
4 4 (14.81%) Middleware Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Environment Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Architect
5 3 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Environment Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Analyst
5 3 (11.11%) Support Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Middleware Architect
7 1 (3.70%) DevOps Manager
7 1 (3.70%) Lead Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) Oracle Fusion
2 9 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (18.52%) .NET Framework
4 4 (14.81%) WebSphere MQ
4 4 (14.81%) WebSphere Message Broker
5 3 (11.11%) XML
6 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.41%) WCF
6 2 (7.41%) WPF
6 2 (7.41%) Silverlight
7 1 (3.70%) LINQ
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 1 (3.70%) LINQ to SQL
7 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 1 (3.70%) Web Services
7 1 (3.70%) J2EE
7 1 (3.70%) ADO.NET
7 1 (3.70%) WinForms
7 1 (3.70%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (51.85%) UNIX
2 10 (37.04%) Linux
3 4 (14.81%) Windows
4 2 (7.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) Project Management
2 6 (22.22%) Software Engineering
2 6 (22.22%) Business Analysis
3 4 (14.81%) Technical Architecture
3 4 (14.81%) Logistics
4 3 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (11.11%) Risk Management
4 3 (11.11%) UML
4 3 (11.11%) Waterfall
5 2 (7.41%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (7.41%) Migration
5 2 (7.41%) MVC
5 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
5 2 (7.41%) Project Planning
6 1 (3.70%) Product Management
6 1 (3.70%) TDD
6 1 (3.70%) Data Management
6 1 (3.70%) ITIL
6 1 (3.70%) Scrum
6 1 (3.70%) OO
Programming Languages
1 17 (62.96%) SQL
2 13 (48.15%) Java
3 12 (44.44%) Shell Script
4 7 (25.93%) C#
5 4 (14.81%) C
6 3 (11.11%) C++
7 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
Systems Management
1 8 (29.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 16 (59.26%) Oracle
2 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
3 3 (11.11%) IBM
3 3 (11.11%) TIBCO
4 2 (7.41%) webMethods
4 2 (7.41%) VMware
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat