The table below looks at the statistics for Middleware skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Middleware over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Middleware
Rank 29 34 40
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Permanent jobs citing Middleware 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 0.88% 0.70% 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.49% 1.39% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £20,000
UK excluding London average salary £53,050 £47,500 £48,000
% change year-on-year
+11.68% -1.04%
Middleware
County Antrim

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 Belfast region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
67 72 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 58.77% 50.35% 40.70%
Number of salaries quoted 18 65 68
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

Middleware
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

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

Middleware Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

Middleware
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

Middleware Salary Trend in Belfast

Middleware
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) zOS
1 1 (50.00%) SPSS
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (50.00%) webMethods
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration

Middleware
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast 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 1 (50.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (50.00%) JBoss
1 1 (50.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (50.00%) Mule
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) DB2
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Talend Open Studio
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Team Leader
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Integration Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) SOAP
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle Fusion
1 1 (50.00%) iOS SDK
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) UNIX
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) zOS
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (50.00%) SOA
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (50.00%) BPMN
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Cognos
1 1 (50.00%) IBM
1 1 (50.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (50.00%) webMethods
1 1 (50.00%) Talend